Focus on the Internet of Burkina: Measurement and Characterization

  • Frédéric T. Ouédraogo Université de Koudougou, BP 376 Koudougou Burkina Faso
  • Boureima Zerbo Université Ouaga 2, BP 7021,Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Keywords: Type Internet, Local topology, Clustering, Density, Dynamics.


Understanding the Internet topology and its modeling is important for many applications. In this paper we focus on a local area of the Internet topology at the scale of a country, to study its properties and characterize this local topology. We discuss our results compared to usual assumptions on the properties of Internet topology. Our study shows non trivial results. As a fractal, we find on a small scale of the Internet topology, some properties of the entire Internet like the power-law degree distribution and a weak density.


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How to Cite
T. Ouédraogo, F., & Zerbo, B. (2016). Focus on the Internet of Burkina: Measurement and Characterization. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 20(1), 210-216. Retrieved from