Using ns-3 in Education

This page is a resource for learning about ns-3 as an educational tool for networking education.


The 2009 First International Workshop on Education Technology and Computer Science (ETCS ‘09) had a paper on teaching ns-3 titled Research of Teaching on Network Course Based on NS-3.

The 2011 Sigcomm Education workshop had a paper regarding ns-3 use in the classroom An Open-source and Declarative Approach Towards Teaching Large-scale Networked Systems Programming.

Courses using ns-3

The following courses have used ns-3 as courseware or to support student projects

Other resources

ns-2 Education

This page contains references to the use of ns-2 and nam in education: