[ns] ns-2 vs ns-3 for new project
tomh at tomh.org
Thu Jul 17 22:35:04 PDT 2008
Damián Lezama wrote:
> I've found this on the ns-3 wiki:
> "ns-3 is a new software development effort focused on improving upon the core architecture, software integration, models, and educational components of ns-2. The project commenced in July 2006 and there have not yet been any releases (pre-alpha stage).
> If you are looking for a simulator to currently use for research, please use ns-2. "
> But there is a stable release, the June 2008 release, so my questions are:
> Is the wiki outdated or the recommendation about using ns-2 still holds?
Hi Damian, the wiki was still outdated but is now revised.
> For a one year research work starting now, could it be reasonable to use ns-3?
> Someone is already using it for research?
Several people are already using it for research. If you are
interested, please review the list of current models, and the tutorial
and overview presentations, to see whether it might meet your needs.
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