[afnog] Four Years Tracking Unrevealed Topological Changes in the African Interdomain
Honest Ornella GANKPA
honest1989 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 16:00:57 UTC 2017
I can open the link just fine. You will be redirected to a website with an
abstract of the book. At the very top you have the download link which
allows you to download the study in PDF
Honest Ornella GANKPA
2017-04-03 16:50 GMT+01:00 Barrack Otieno <otieno.barrack at gmail.com>:
> Hi Roderick,
> Interesting research, the link doesnt open the document can you resend
> the correct link?
> Best Regards
> On 4/3/17, Roderick <roderick.fanou at imdea.org> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > We would like to share the url https://authors.elsevier.com/
> > on which are described the results of a scientific study investigating
> > evolution of the Interdomain routing in Africa using the RIPE Atlas
> > infrastructure.
> > This paper is entitled “Four Years Tracking Unrevealed Topological
> > in the African Interdomain”. It has been published at the Computer
> > Communications Journal, which provides a 50 days free access,
> > i.e. the manuscript will be freely downloadable by anyone until May 20,
> > 2017. After that period, it will need to be purchased.
> > Please find below its abstract:
> > Abstract
> > Despite extensive studies on the Internet topology, little is still known
> > about the AS level topology of the African Internet, especially when it
> > comes to its IXP substrate. The main reason for this is the lack of
> > points that are needed to obtain the proper information. From 2013 to
> > we enhanced the RIPE Atlas measurement infrastructure in the region to
> > light on both IPv4 and IPv6 topologies interconnecting local ISPs. We
> > increased the number of vantage points in Africa by 278.3% and carried
> > measurements between them at random periods. To infer results that depict
> > the behavior of ISPs in the region, we propose reproducible traceroute
> > analysis techniques suitable for the treatment of any set of similar
> > measurements. We first reveal a large variety of ISP transit habits and
> > their dependence on socio-economic factors. We then compare QoS within
> > African countries, European countries, and the US to find that West
> > networks in particular need to promote investments in fiber networks and
> > implement traffic engineering techniques. Our results indicate the
> > dominance of ISPs based outside Africa for the provision of
> > intra-continental paths, but also shed light on traffic localization
> > efforts. We map, in our traceroute data, 62.2% of the IXPs in Africa and
> > infer their respective peers. Finally, we highlight the launch of new
> > and quantify their impacts on end-to-end connectivity. The study clearly
> > demonstrates that to better assess interdomain routing in a continent,
> it is
> > necessary to perform measurements from a diversified range of vantage
> > points.
> > Keywords
> > African internet; IXP substrate; RIPE Atlas; Transit; Traffic
> > Please feel free to share this mail or the url
> > (https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UoaAVwcQSH8w).
> > Comments and questions are welcome.
> > Thanks and regards,
> > The authors.
> Barrack O. Otieno
> Skype: barrack.otieno
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