New passive performance metrics in Tor

Björn Scheuermann scheuermann at
Thu Aug 19 14:05:44 UTC 2010

Dear Nick,

> 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
> work?

in fact, Florian and me discussed that with Karsten before (not on this
list, though) - the implemented metric resulted from this discussion. I
am therefore quite confident that this is actually what we need.

Nevertheless we will take a look ASAP.



Jun.-Prof. Dr. Björn Scheuermann
Mobile and Decentralized Networks Group
Heinrich Heine University
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