ATM Network Performance / Edition 1

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ATM Network Performance, Second Edition, describes approaches to compu ter and communication network management at the ATM layer of the proto col hierarchy. The focus is on satisfying quality-of-service requireme nts for individual connections. Results in both areas of bandwidth sch eduling and traffic control are explained. Recent results in end-to-en d performance, provisioning for video connections and statistical mult iplexing are also described. All of the material has been updated wher e appropriate and new references added and expanded.

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Describes a unified approach to ATM network management, focusing on satisfying quality-of-service requirements for individual B-ISDN connections. Details how basic network resources should be allocated for an ATM network of output-buffer switches, and evaluates the performance of proposed bandwidth scheduling policies, giving both single node and end-to-end performance results and applying them to problems for stored video and video teleconferencing. Includes chapter exercises and answers. For a one-term course for first-year graduate students familiar with ATM standards. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792397366
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 5/31/1996
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 166
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Discrete-Time Queues With Constant Services Rate 19
3 Bandwidth Scheduling for a Single Node 35
4 End-to-End Delay Bounds and Buffer Sizing 55
5 The Flow Control Problem for ABR Traffic 77
6 Resource Provisioning for Prerecorded Video 91
7 Real-Time VBR Video Teleconferencing 111
References 133
A Glossary of Acronyms and Short Forms 143
B Solutions and References for Selected Exercises 147
Index 151
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