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Live Monitoring and Remote Control of OMNeT++ Simulations

  • Janina Hellwege
  • Maximilian Köstler
  • Florian KauerEmail author
Chapter
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)

Abstract

Using event-based simulations is an excellent method for demonstrating and learning the functionality of computer networks. OMNeT++ provides many features for building and analyzing networks and is widely used in research and teaching. It is, however, difficult to influence a running simulation and the interfaces are more optimized for in-depth analyses so it is easy to get distracted from the main point of interest. This motivation led to the development of a remote interface for the OMNeT++ simulator that facilitates live modifications of parameters as well as monitoring of events. It is based on web technologies and allows for convenient creation of customized interactive interfaces for conferences, fairs, or teaching environments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janina Hellwege
    • 1
  • Maximilian Köstler
    • 1
  • Florian Kauer
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of TelematicsHamburg University of TechnologyHamburgGermany

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