[e2e] simulation using self-similar traffic
crovella at cs.bu.edu
Wed Apr 4 09:48:18 PDT 2001
Bill - No screw-up there, that's indeed what typically happens.
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[mailto:end2end-interest-admin at postel.org]On Behalf Of Bill Courtney
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 12:28 PM
To: huang at tik.ee.ethz.ch; shlee at mmlab.snu.ac.kr
Cc: end2end-interest at postel.org
Subject: RE: [e2e] simulation using self-similar traffic
Soo-hyeong & Polly,
If you take the conversation off-line, please share with the list any
that you come to. I, for one, would be very interested.
My limited experience with heavy-tailed distributions has always been less
satisfactory. I think that because the probability that very long file sizes
be drawn is so low (though non-negligible), the sample average file size is
always less than the true average of the distribution. The result I get is
the simulated offered traffic is less than the expected offered traffic,
ironically, performance ends up looking better than expected rather than
Or it could be that I screwed something up. :-)
> Nevertheless I agree the average link throughput is bounded by the
> bandwidth. And, the discussion is going a bit too mathematical.
> Perhaps we should take it offline.
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