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Avoiding congestion through dynamic load control
Author(s): Vasil Hnatyshin; Adarshpal S. Sethi
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Paper Abstract

The current best effort approach to quality of service in the Internet can no longer satisfy a diverse variety of customer service requirements, and that is why there is a need for alternative strategies. In order to solve this problem a number of service differentiation models have been proposed. Unfortunately, these schemes often fail to provide proper service differentiation during periods of congestion. To deal with the issue of congestion, we introduce a new load control mechanism that eliminates congestion based on the feedback from the network core by dynamically adjusting traffic load at the network boundary. We introduce four methods for calculating load distribution among the ingress routers and among different flows in each ingress router, and we evaluate these proposed methods through simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 2001
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4526, Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks, (25 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.434408
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Vasil Hnatyshin, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Adarshpal S. Sethi, Univ. of Delaware (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4526:
Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks
Sonia Fahmy; Kihong Park, Editor(s)

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