Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center
Date Added: May 2014
The most important stages in designing a computer network in a wider geographical area include: definition of requirements, topological description, identification and calculation of relevant parameters (i.e. traffic matrix), determining the shortest path between nodes, quantification of the effect of various levels of technical and technological development of urban areas involved, the cost of technology, and the cost of services. These parameters differ for WAN networks in different regions their calculation depends directly on the data \"In the field\": number of inhabitants, distance between populated areas, network traffic density, as well as available bandwidth.