• 1 Introduction
  • 2 Simulator Requirements
  • 2.1 Application Layer Networks
  • 2.2 Service and resource allocation mechanism
  • 2.3 Scalability
  • 2.4 Metrics
  • 3 Simulators
  • 3.1 The consortium experience
  • 3.2 Other simulators
  • 4 Discussion
  • 4.1 Requirements related to the concept of ALN
  • 4.2 Requirements related to the concept of the service and resource allocationmechanism
  • 4.3 Requirements related to the concept of scalability
  • 4.4 Requirements related to the concept of evaluation metric
  • 5 Conclusions