Slashdot stories can be listened to in audio form via an RSS feed, as read by our own robotic overlord.

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×

Comment: Re:Plot traffic, establish a norm, compare history (Score 1) 48

by Yokoshima (#40022601) Attached to: Calculating Total Network Capacity
It's not "how much data could my network handle at peak" but rather "what is the maximum amount of information I can send through a network" where this 'maximum' is usually only attainable in ideal conditions. The summary is somewhat misleading since "capacity" relates to "information", in the information theory sense and "data" relates to the idea most posters seem to have (i.e. the kbps you download at). Also the arxiv.org paper is two years old but the work in Network Coding is very interesting and has been a very rapidly increasing field in the past years. I'm not from Caltech or M.I.T. but Medard is awesome and so is his work, just saying.

Optimization hinders evolution.

Working...