The ARL Topodef Tool-Concept and Usage
ARMY RESEARCH LAB ADELPHI MD COMPUTATIONAL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES DIRECTORATE
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This report describes the functional features of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory ARL Topodef tool, a graphical tool and method for custom-designing network topology of a mobile ad hoc network to support emulation. The tool is also known as a scenario-generator capable of generating a set of mobility traces or a set of textual definitions of a dynamic network topology. The tool is being used to edit a set of existing mobility traces to meet a research requirement. Instructions for using the tool are documented in this report. The tool is now being used at government and industrial laboratories. Known users of the tool include the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory NRL, Telcordia Inc., and Sparta Inc.
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