Recent Advances in Network Simulation

The OMNeT++ Environment and its Ecosystem

  • Antonio Virdis
  • Michael Kirsche

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. The OMNeT++ Simulation Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. The OMNeT++Ecosystem

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Levente Mészáros, Andras Varga, Michael Kirsche
      Pages 55-106
    3. Alfonso Ariza, Vincenzo Inzillo
      Pages 107-138
    4. Vladimír Veselý, Marcel Marek, Kamil Jeřábek
      Pages 139-181
    5. Antonio Virdis, Giovanni Nardini, Giovanni Stea
      Pages 183-214
    6. Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff, Alexander Brummer, Dominik S. Buse, Florian Hagenauer, Stefan Joerer et al.
      Pages 215-252
    7. Marco Tiloca, Gianluca Dini, Francesco Racciatti, Alexandra Stagkopoulou
      Pages 253-278
  4. Recent Developments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Kyeong Soo (Joseph) Kim
      Pages 281-299
    3. Janina Hellwege, Maximilian Köstler, Florian Kauer
      Pages 301-316
    4. Philipp Meyer, Franz Korf, Till Steinbach, Thomas C. Schmidt
      Pages 317-345
    5. Raphael Riebl, Christina Obermaier, Hendrik-Jörn Günther
      Pages 365-406
    6. Raphael Riebl, Giovanni Nardini, Antonio Virdis
      Pages 407-423
    7. Asanga Udugama, Anna Förster, Jens Dede, Vishnupriya Kuppusamy
      Pages 425-449
    8. Florian Kauer, Maximilian Köstler, Volker Turau
      Pages 451-467
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 469-472

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the OMNeT++ simulation environment and an overview of its ecosystem of ever-growing frameworks, which provide simulation models for diverse communication systems, protocols, and standards.

The book covers the most recent advances of the three key points in the OMNeT++ environment: 
(1) The latest features that are being added to OMNeT++ itself, including improvements in the visualization options, in data processing, etc. 

(2) A comprehensive description of the current state of development and the work in progress of the main simulation frameworks, covering several aspects of communication such as vehicular, cellular, and sensor networks. 

(3) The latest advances and novel developments coming from a large research community.

The presentation is guided through use cases and examples, always keeping in mind the practical and research purposes of the simulation process.

  • Includes an introduction to the OMNeT++ simulation framework and its main features;
  • Gives a comprehensive overview of ongoing research topics that exploits OMNeT++ as the simulation environment;
  • Provides examples and uses cases focusing on the practical aspects of simulation.


OMNeT++ INET VEINS SIMUlte Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Discrete Event Simulation (DES) Network Simulation OMNeT++ framework OMNeT++ simulation environment

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonio Virdis
    • 1
  • Michael Kirsche
    • 2
  1. 1.University of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-SenftenbergCottbusGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-12841-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-12842-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8595
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8609
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