Metalyzer - Analysis of MAP graphs
A new project called Metalyzer started at Hochschule Hannover. As part of their bachelor studies, 9 students work within this project for two terms.
Goals of the project
The project will extend the VisITMeta dataservice to perform statistical methods and semantic(-like) queries on MAP graphs and visualize the results within the VisITMeta GUI. With the use of VisITMeta’s history of MAP data, time-variant analysis can be done.
Some of the statistical analysis that are planed within the project are:
General graph-based analysis: how many nodes, how many edges, mean of edges per node, …
IF-MAP based analysis: how many identifiers of a special type, …
Analysis with respect to the history feature of VisITMeta: histogram of identifier-types at specific timestamp, development of number of a specific identifier over time, …
Furthermore, the project will also design and implement (simple) semantic queries, that can be performed on MAP graphs, like …
.. at which times was a specific user “present” in the network? What were his IP and MAC adresses?
… when did a specific device occur in the network for the first/last time?
General information about the project
- Type: Research project for bachelor students
- Start: October 2013
- Duration: 2 term (until June/July 2014)
- Team: 9 bachelor students, 2 research associates and 1 professor acting as advisors