Distance metrics in the Internet Distance metrics in the Internet

Bradley Huffaker, Marina Fomenkov, Daniel J. Plummer, David Moore and k claffy
CAIDA, SDSC, UC San Diego {bradley,marina,djp,info,kc}@caida.org

IEEE International, Telecommunications Symposium, (ITS2002)

overview


server selection


Approach for selecting minimum RTT


study background

data: CAIDA Macroscopic Topology Project

methodology: success rate


distance metrics

figures/distance_typesb.png


metrics

metric description


IP path length

AS path length

geographic distance

geographic distance and RTT figures/dist_density_rie_20010513.png

median RTT

percentage of successful trials figures/game_servers_successful.png

stability of results
figures/game_ries_successful.png

RTT based metrics

RTT accumulation
figures/a-root.png

conclusions





File translated from TEX by TTH, version 2.92.
On 17 Sep 2002, 11:04.