Netml: a language and website for collaborative work on networks and their algorithms

Addie, Ron and Braithwaite, Stephen and Zareer, Abdulla (2006) Netml: a language and website for collaborative work on networks and their algorithms. In: Australian Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC 2006), 4-6 Dec 2006, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper describes a language, Netml, for describing networks, a web site which provides a collaborative working environment for use and development of network data files and software for networks. The language, Netml, is based on XML. An XML schema for this language has been developed. Algorithms for availability analysis, loss analysis, routing, traffic flow analysis, and link dimensioning have also been made available on the Netml web site and are described in outline in this paper. A repository of networks has also being set up and is described here. In addition to the algorithms for network analysis and design, scripts for converting dia files to Netml, and for generating postscript from Netml have also been developed. The software and the web site are particularly directed to educational purposes and enable students of network analysis and design to specify networks and apply an increasing range of algorithms to these networks in the course of their studies.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:56
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2014 23:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: Netml; computer languages; web site
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0802 Computation Theory and Mathematics > 080203 Computational Logic and Formal Languages
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890201 Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2073

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