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Novel congestion control techniques for satellite ATM networks
Author(s): Yingbo Li; Xian Liu; Dongfang Zheng; Mrinal K. Mandal
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Paper Abstract

The growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web has created an enormous demand for wideband data distribution around the globe. Satellite networks provide global reach and wide area coverage, especially to remote, rural and inaccessible regions. With a limited bandwidth, congestion is likely to occur when the demand for the bandwidth is high. In this paper, we present a capacity and flow assignment (CFA) model for the satellite ATM networks. We then present a stochastic programming approach to optimize the CFA in the satellite networks. The proposed model has been evaluated with a prototype network with 4 nodes, and the simulation results are promising.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4909, Network Design and Management, (29 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481074
Show Author Affiliations
Yingbo Li, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Xian Liu, Univ. of Arkansas/Little Rock (United States)
Dongfang Zheng, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Mrinal K. Mandal, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4909:
Network Design and Management
Qian Mao; Shoa-Kai Liu; Kwok-wai Cheung, Editor(s)

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