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A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic. / El khatib, Yehia; Edwards, Christopher; EC-GIN (Funder).

2007. Paper presented at The ICST/ACM International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), École Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France.

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El khatib, Y, Edwards, C & EC-GIN (Funder) 2007, 'A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic', Paper presented at The ICST/ACM International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), École Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France, 17/10/07 - 19/10/07.

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El khatib, Y., Edwards, C., & EC-GIN (Funder) (2007). A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic. Paper presented at The ICST/ACM International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), École Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France.

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El khatib Y, Edwards C, EC-GIN (Funder). A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic. 2007. Paper presented at The ICST/ACM International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), École Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France.

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El khatib, Yehia ; Edwards, Christopher ; EC-GIN (Funder). / A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic. Paper presented at The ICST/ACM International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), École Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France.

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