Category Archives: Daily Researches

Operation Authorisation in AntOM

AntOM is a multilayer overlay. From the perspective of establishing and removing of neighbour relations, it can be viewed as multiple individual overlays. For each layer, the following operations relating to neighbourhood relations can happen: connecting to bootstrapping nodes (SDBOOT), actively establishing neighbour relation to another node (AESTNB), passively accepting an establishment request from another […]

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Practicing the presentation

The presentation for AIMS 2011 has begun to prepare from two weeks ago. I have given a few test drives. Two weeks might be too long for an experienced speaker. But for me, I wish I could have more time. I enjoy the whole procedure of preparation and I hope I can convince people with […]

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Pheromone Reinforcement: the Scratchbook

When reinforcing the pheromone, qualities of neighbours should be considered. A measured quality value is normalised to a heuristic value. The latter is then used to increase pheromone with a factor htp.

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Message Inheritance in OMNeT++ 4.1

The message inheritance mechanism described in the OMNeT++ user guide does not work (as least it is not the case for me). In section 5.2.4 of the use guide it said that if I want to extend an existing message, I can simply use theextends keyword in the message definition: message ParentMsg { … } then […]

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Just setup the OverSim simulator

I spend 3 hours this afternoon clarifying what a network simulator is and what it does. Currently 2 simulators are being considered: OverSim and ns-2. Although the OverSim is preferred by the professor, I still don’t have too much sense about a network simulator itself X-@. I spend 3 hours on the documents of OMNeT++ […]

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