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Sample Project

(Brief description of experiment here.) The Sample Experiment project is developing new bits for transmission through the Internet of the future, expanding our horizons beyond the limitations of zero and one.

Project Team


  • List institution(s) involved in project
  • Additional institution(s)

Team Members

Identify principal investigator and other participants. Optionally provide contact information and project role.


Identify and briefly describe planned, in-progress, and completed experiments. Repeat for multiple experiments.

Yuzz/Quan Transmission Efficiency Comparison

Brief experiment description, including use of GENI resources, and key results. Include interesting graphs, figures, etc.

The purpose of the Yuzz/Quan experiment was to determine the relative effectiveness of Yuzz transmission when compared to the Quan baseline. For our core network, we used a simple GENI configuration, comprising one virtual machines on each of two InstaGENI racks, interconnected at layer two. Twenty VMs on multiple ExoGENI racks were then connected at layer three, randomly transmitting Yuzz until saturation was achieved. As expected, Yuzz transmission effectiveness was less than half the Quan baseline in all tested configurations. We suspect that the difference is due to backups arising from the higher spikiness of Yuzz, and we hope to verify in a future experiment.

For spikiness differential, see: Yuzz/Quan in context



  • Student, Jane, "On Beyond One: New Bits for a New Internet," Journal of Better Bits, July 2014.


Students involved with the project who have received degrees (and thesis titles or topic areas, if you like).

  • Student, Joan, Ph. D., 2015, Thesis: On the Spikiness of Nubits.
  • Geisel, Theodor, D.H.L., 1956.


We like babies. Any born to your team during the project?

New Fish, April 29, 2013


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. (NSF grant number). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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