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Mechanism for and performance evaluation of QoS at layer-5 using DiffServ architecture
Author(s): Sameer Muhammad Khan; Anura P. Jayasumana
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Paper Abstract

An application layer based QoS mechanism is proposed so that QoS to IP Traffic is provided solely based on the individual requirements of the applications. The mechanism of communication between application layer and IP layer to provide information of the QoS requests, the marking model of IP packets, and the evaluation of end to end performance in terms of standard QoS parameters are addressed. We have proposed 5 categories of Internet traffic based on their QoS requirements. We also have carefully studied the accommodation of popular TCP based applications like FTP and have minimized its interaction with other UDP applications. Finally, mapping is presented for proposed Internet traffic categories in a way that each of them achieves its QoS requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4527, Technologies, Protocols, and Services for Next-Generation Internet, (26 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.434433
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Sameer Muhammad Khan, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
Anura P. Jayasumana, Colorado State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4527:
Technologies, Protocols, and Services for Next-Generation Internet
Anura P. Jayasumana; V. Chandrasekar, Editor(s)

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