Internet-Based Front-End to Network Simulator

  • Taosong He
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


We present a Java-based interactive visual interface to network simulators. Having successfully incorporated network visualization technologies, our system provides an effective front-end interface supporting real time control and monitoring of the back-end simulator through the Internet or intranets. We extend a traditional spring embedding graph layout model, and propose a new hierarchical node placement algorithm for presenting the structure of a complex network.


Network Visualization Node Placement Network Layout Interactive Operation Alarm Message 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taosong He
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesUSA

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