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Internet-Scale IP Alias Resolution Techniques
K. Keys, "Internet-Scale IP Alias Resolution Techniques", ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR), vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 50--55, Jan 2010.
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Internet-Scale IP Alias Resolution Techniques

Ken Keys

CAIDA, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego

The well-known traceroute probing method discovers links between interfaces on Internet routers. IP alias resolution, the process of identifying IP addresses belonging to the same router, is a critical step in producing Internet topology maps. We compare the performance and accuracy of known alias resolution techniques, propose some enhancements, and suggest a practical combination of techniques that can produce the most accurate and complete IP-to-router mapping at macroscopic scale.

Keywords: active data analysis, data, measurement methodology, software/tools, topology
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