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ns-3.28 released

Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 11:03 AM  posted by tomh

ns-3.28 was released on 22 March 2018 and features the following additions.

  • IPv6 support for LTE: LTE UEs can now use IPv6 to send and receive traffic.
  • TCP Pacing and TCP Low Priority (LP): Added TCP-LP congestion control, and added the core features of TCP Pacing.
  • IP support for UAN: The UAN module now supports an IP stack, and added some examples for running raw, IPv4, IPv6, and 6LoWPAN over UAN.
  • Extended addressing for LR-WPAN: Extended addressing mode is now supported.
  • FIFO and TBF queue discs: Added a FIFO and Token Bucket Filter queue disc for the traffic control module.

Finally, the release includes numerous bug fixes and small improvements, listed in the RELEASE_NOTES.

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Google Summer of Code 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 09:02 PM  posted by tomh

ns-3 is excited to have been selected to the 2018 edition of Google Summer of Code. This program is a great opportunity for students to learn a bit about software engineering and open source projects, and for our project community to grow. Interested students are encouraged to interact with the project through the main project mailing list, ns-developers@isi.edu, and to review our wiki. Students will have until March 27 to develop a project proposal and submit it to Google.

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WNS3 2018

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 02:11 PM  posted by tomh

The Workshop on ns-3 (WNS3) is a one and one-half day workshop to be held on June 13-14, 2018, hosted by the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal, Mangalore, India. The objective of the workshop is to gather ns-3 users and developers, together with networking simulation practitioners and users, and developers of other network simulation tools, to discuss the ns-3 simulator and related activities. The Call for Papers is published on a separate page, and an annual meeting flyer is available.

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ns-3 in ESA Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS) program

Monday, July 17, 2017 @ 07:07 AM  posted by tomh

The ns-3 project has been selected to participate in the 2017 edition of the European Space Agency (ESA) Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS) program. This marks the fifth consecutive year that ns-3 has been selected. Our 2017 student is Pasquale Imputato, a PhD student in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at University of Naples Federico II. Pasquale aims to improve the emulation capabilities of the simulator by the introduction of netmap in ns-3. netmap is a fast packet processing technique that bypasses the host networking stack and allows direct network device access. More information on Pasquale’s project is found on his wiki page.

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