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Rate-based congestion control for many-to-many multicast ABR traffic
Author(s): Dirceu G. Cavendish; Mario Gerla
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss issues of rate controlling many- to-many multicast connections. In particular, we present an end to end rate control algorithm for multicast ABR service in ATM networks. The algorithm is the extension of the SP- MRCA point-to-multicast congestion control algorithm proposed. The goal is to control the various multicast members input rates in order to achieve high bandwidth utilization without overflowing any queue along a multicast tree. We show that a multipoint-to-multipoint multicast connection can be viewed as a superposition of one-to-many multicast connections, and compute the multicast input rate for each multicast member separately. The algorithm proposed, called SP-MMRCA, inherits many of the properties of the point-to-multipoint SP-MRCA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3530, Performance and Control of Network Systems II, (7 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325858
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Dirceu G. Cavendish, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)
Mario Gerla, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3530:
Performance and Control of Network Systems II
Wai Sum Lai; Robert B. Cooper, Editor(s)

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