A computer simulation of adaptive routing techniques for distributive communications systems

by Barry W. Boehm, R. Mobley

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Description of a computer model of a distributed communications system. It is written in FORTRAN IV and is designed to test various adaptive message routing techniques. The program simulates the progress of messages through the system and measures the effects of the routing techniques' adaptation to specified degrees of destruction of its links and nodes. A listing of the program is given, plus the pitfalls to avoid in developing similar programs.

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