A Multilayer Model of Computer Networks

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-26 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Andrey A. Shchurov


Andrey A. Shchurov "A Multilayer Model of Computer Networks". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V26(1):12-16, August 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
The fundamental concept of applying the system methodology to network analysis declares that network architecture should take into account services and applications which this network provides and supports. This work introduces a formal model of computer networks on the basis of the hierarchical multilayer networks. In turn, individual layers are represented as multiplex networks. The concept of layered networks provides conditions of top-down consistency of the model. Next, we determined the necessary set of layers for network architecture representation with regard to applying the system methodology to network analysis.

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computer networks, formal models, multilayer networks.