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Title: Scientific Measure of Africa's Connectivity

Abstract

Data on Internet performance and the analysis of its trend can be useful for decision makers and scientists alike. Such performance measurements are possible using the PingER methodology. We use the data thus obtained to quantify the difference in performance between developed and developing countries, sometimes referred to as the Digital Divide. Motivated by the recent interest of G8 countries in African development, we particularly focus on the African countries.

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Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
881793
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-11832
TRN: US200613%%111
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; AFRICA; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; INTERNET; PERFORMANCE; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; Computing,COMP

Citation Formats

Zennaro, M., Canessa, E., Sreenivasan, K.R., /ICTP, Trieste, Rehmatullah, A.A., Cottrell, R.L., and /SLAC. Scientific Measure of Africa's Connectivity. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/881793.
Zennaro, M., Canessa, E., Sreenivasan, K.R., /ICTP, Trieste, Rehmatullah, A.A., Cottrell, R.L., & /SLAC. Scientific Measure of Africa's Connectivity. United States. doi:10.2172/881793.
Zennaro, M., Canessa, E., Sreenivasan, K.R., /ICTP, Trieste, Rehmatullah, A.A., Cottrell, R.L., and /SLAC. Mon . "Scientific Measure of Africa's Connectivity". United States. doi:10.2172/881793. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/881793.
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title = {Scientific Measure of Africa's Connectivity},
author = {Zennaro, M. and Canessa, E. and Sreenivasan, K.R. and /ICTP, Trieste and Rehmatullah, A.A. and Cottrell, R.L. and /SLAC},
abstractNote = {Data on Internet performance and the analysis of its trend can be useful for decision makers and scientists alike. Such performance measurements are possible using the PingER methodology. We use the data thus obtained to quantify the difference in performance between developed and developing countries, sometimes referred to as the Digital Divide. Motivated by the recent interest of G8 countries in African development, we particularly focus on the African countries.},
doi = {10.2172/881793},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Apr 24 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
month = {Mon Apr 24 00:00:00 EDT 2006}
}

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