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Old 04-19-2015, 06:53 PM   #1
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What do I do with this huge data on my command line interface


I have been trying to get information on how to process the output of a tcl file (aodv and leach protocol using mannasim) which I got on my command line Iinterface. Actually, I don't even know the keywords to search as I am new to this and other minor attempts haven't yielded positive results., I know there is usually a trace file but I can't see any. All I see is on my command line.

I also observe that it took the space on the entire screen and I can't copy the output from the start ( I could only copy from node 19 out of 30 nodes) because of the huge number of output lines.

The last thing I havent been able to figure ou is whether temperature is equivalent to energy Iin mannasim as mannasim has only temperature and carbon dioxide?

Old 04-20-2015, 12:27 PM   #2
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If you want to dump the output of a command to a file instead of printing it on the screen, use ">". eg:
ls > file
I can't make heads or tails out of the rest of your post.
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Thanks for the response, it was quite beneficial and I was able to get it into a file.

However, please I dont know the most appropriate trace analyzer to use as it seems different from other trace files I have seen. I already attempted to use trace graph.

This is a sample of what I got
The first part looks like this:

* Node 1 = 1 created in (24.69199808532931, 40.81560109779965, 0.0)
* Node 2 = 2 created in (72.50801342190617, 37.513115833286712, 0.0)
* Node 3 = 3 created in (74.934853555138631, 67.811206992627689, 0.0)

The second looks like this:
Node 10 - Temperature Data 18.368035 - Time 0.085450
Common Node 10 - Disseminating data - Time 0.085 - Destination node 0
Node 11 - Temperature Data 26.870198 - Time 0.085450
Common Node 11 - Disseminating data - Time 0.085 - Destination node 0

I am concerned about the best tool plotting the graph of the energy with respect to time.

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I;d suggest using awk or perl to get the data into a simple two-column format (first column time and second column energy). Then you can use any number of plotting tools to make a graph. I use pyplot a lot myself, but it requires knowledge of Python. You could also use gnuplot, which is still fairly complex but does not require any real programming.
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Old 04-26-2015, 07:52 PM   #5
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i am guessing that this is one of the ns2????? versions

What does your textbook have to say on this issue ?

for plotting

should be installed by default


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