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The version numbers for the 'version' are part of the IP header field (described in RFC 791) and is 4 bits wide. As with many of the numbers that find their way into the internet, the numbers for the version are part of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The list of the version numbers can be found at ...


There are 2 major algorithms that are used to compute shortest path; Dijkstra's Algorithm & Bellman-Ford. If you're looking for weighted values to be calculated as well you need to look into priority queues. You'll also need to understand the Routing Information Protocol (RIPng for IPV6) to understand just how the Routing Table is organized. For ...

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