CAVT - A Congestion Avoidance Visualization Tool

CAVT is a simple, open source Java program to "play" with Chiu/Jain-vector-diagrams (the ones that are used in the famous paper "Analysis of the Increase/Decrease Algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks"). The goal is to study the dynamics of congestion control methods for analysis or design. In CAVT, mechanisms are specified using a very simple script language.

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This requires Java to be installed. On any platform (Windows, Linux, ..), go to the CAVTool directory and run the program with "java -jar cavtool.jar".

If you are using JDK version >= 1.4.2 and have a screen resolution <= 1024*768, you should use this version instead.


Documentation

The readme.txt file that comes with CAVT should be enough to get you started. However, if you're interested in further information, here is more:


Last update: 5. October 2004
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