ns (simulator)


ns (from network simulator) is a name for series of discrete event network simulators, specifically ns-1, ns-2 and ns-3. These simulators are used in the simulation of routing protocols, among others, and are heavily used in ad-hoc networking research, and support popular network protocols, offering simulation results for wired and wireless networks alike.


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  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ns_%28simulator%29
  2. http://www.nsnam.org/
  3. http://www.isi.edu/nsnam/ns/