[brite-users] Urgent question

Kriti Mehra kmehra at cs.umn.edu
Wed Jul 13 21:38:22 EDT 2005

I wanted to know about preferential connectivity in Waxman and
BarabasiAlbert. What is the difference between preferential connectivity
in Waxman and preferential connectity in BArabasi Albert. Is there a
formula for the same. Please let me know. I need to know it urgently.
Thanks a lot!


On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Kriti Mehra wrote:

> Hello,
> I am confused about heavy tailed networks and preferential attachment. Is
> heavy tailed and preferential attachment synonymous? Can one go without
> another?
> I ask this as BRITE seems to have an option where we can have a heavy
> tailed distribution with preferential connectivity = none.
> The following topologies can be selected in BRITE:
> 1. Model = Router Waxman, Node placement = Heavy Tailed and preferential
> connectivity = none
> 2. Model = Router Barabasi Albert, Node Placement = Heavy Tailed,
> Preferential connectivity = none
> What does this mean in terms of the output topology? I am not sure if I am
> missing something obvious. I would appreciate if there was an explanation
> of the same.
> Thanks,
> Kriti
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