New passive performance metrics in Tor

Nick Mathewson nickm at
Thu Aug 19 13:58:52 UTC 2010

2010/8/19 Björn Scheuermann <scheuermann at>:
> A more in-depth discussion, including experimental results etc., has
> recently been accepted as a paper to this year's IEEE LCN conference
> (Marks, Tschorsch, Scheuermann: "Unleashing Tor, BitTorrent & Co.: How
> to Relieve TCP Deficiencies in Overlays"). An extended version of this
> paper (even more results...) is available as a technical report here:
> If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Thanks, Björn!  That was quite interesting.

It's not urgent, but when you can, could you please have a look at the
measurements implemented in and confirm
(there or here is fine) whether the way Karsten's code is measuring
"bidirectionality"  is indeed the way that would be helpful in your


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