electronic visualization laboratory

Advanced Networking Research

Naveen Krishnaprasad, Brenda López, Jason Leigh

http://www.evl.uic.edu/cavern/ucan/

UCAN (A Unified Collaboratory for Analyzing Networks) is an integrated, collaborative, extendable network workbench tool for network engineers, researchers and also network users. It is built over the Quanta networking library.

Many networking tools provide ways to run tests, SNMP queries, instrument applications etc. But there doesn't exist a tool/package that allows simultaneous analysis of these capabilities, in the context of each other. Moreover, collaborating with others for fixing problems with networks or sharing results of network experiments with other researchers, often takes a long time, with most time spent in communication lapses... more>>