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Identifying Internet Usage Patterns in UUM

Khairil Adli, Abdul Rahman (2009) Identifying Internet Usage Patterns in UUM. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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UUM endless fight to accommodate users demand for internet bandwidth had been raging for years without ending. Bandwidth shaping tool had been implemented to enforce policies of internet usage but still user demand are endless. Preliminary study for user characteristic and pattern in internet usage would offer UUM a better insight of it users characteristics and current trends and even predicted future usage. This research was done to identify patterns and trends regarding internet usage in UUM environments. The data was obtained from NetEnforcer, a bandwidth management devices currently used in UUM. The data instances that were included are total bandwidth usage, ip addresses and protocols. The data that was recorded in twenty four hours a day for duration on nineteen weeks has been analyzed and finally a few suggestions were presented in order to improve UUM's internet bandwidth management policies.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet Usage, Network Traffic, Bandwidth Management, Case Study
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101-6720 Telecommunication
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 23 May 2010 06:23
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:13
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1873

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