Performance Analysis of ATM Networks: IFIP TC6 WG6.3 / WG6.4 Fifth International Workshop on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of ATM Networks July 21-23, 1997, Ilkley, UK / Edition 1

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Over recent years, a considerable amount of effort has been devoted, both in industry and academia, towards the performance modelling, evaluation and prediction of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) networks. This book describes recent advances in ATM networks reflecting the state-of-the-art technology and research achievements worldwide. In addition, it provides a fundamental source of reference in the ATM field.
Research topics discussed in detail include:
  • Traffic Modelling and Characterisation;
  • Routing;
  • Switch and Multiplexer Models;
  • Call Admission Control (CAC);
  • Congestion Control;
  • Resource Allocation;
  • Quality of Service (QoS);
  • Tools and Techniques.

This volume contains recently extended refereed papers of the 5th International Workshop on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of ATM Networks, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Ilkley, UK in July 1997. Performance Analysis of ATM Networks continues the tradition established by the first three IFIP volumes on the subject, and it is ideal for personnel in computer/communication industries as well as academic and research staff in computer science and electrical engineering.
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Preface. Sponsorship. Participants in the Review Process. Part One: Traffic Modelling and Characterisation. 1. A Model of Self-Similar Data Traffic Applied to Ethernet Traces; J.J. Gordon, F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs. 2. Analysis and Modelling of ATM (AAL5) Traffic Traces; M.D.K. Bhabuta, P.G. Harrison. 3. Is the Apparent Self-Similarity of the Broadband Traffic due to Non Stationarity? S. Vaton,et al. 4. A New Threshold-Based Traffic Characterization and Policing Mechanism for Communication Networks; S. Durinovic-Johri, P.K. Johri. 5. How Does an ATM Switch See the Traffic Through the Leaky Bucket? I. Cselenyi, et al. Part Two: Routing. 6. Balancing VP and VC Routing in ATM Networks; A. Arvidsson. 7. A Preliminary Model for Deflection Routing; Q. Wei, G. Hebuterne. Part Three: Switch and Multiplexer Models. 8. Efficient Performance Analysis of ATM Buffer Systems by Using the Spectral Analysis of Rate Matrices; K. Wuyts, R.K. Boel. 9. Analysis of an ATM Multiplexer with Prioritized Service; J.F. Meyer, et al. 10. Performance Analysis of Input Queueing ATM Switches with Parallel Iterative Matching Scheduling; G. Nong, et al. 11. Traffic Characteristics and Queueing Behaviour of Discrete-time On-Off Sources; K. Laevens, H. Bruneel. 12. The Correlation Structure of the Output of an ATM Multiplexer; C. Blondia, F. Geerts. Part Four: Call Admission Control (CAC). 13. Call Blocking in Multi-Services Systems on One Transmission Link; M. Delaire, G. Hebuterne. 14. Investigations of the Performance of a Measurement-based Connection Admission Control Algorithm; B. McGurk, C. Walsh. 15. A CAC Algorithm for ATM Networks Supporting Different QoS Class; M. Ajmone Marsan, et al. Part Five: Congestion Control. 16. Linear Control Theory for Modelling, Designing, and Performance Evaluation of ATM Congestion Control Algorithms; S. Mascolo. Part Six: Resource Allocation. 17. An Efficient Bandwidth Assigmnent Algorithm for Real-Tiine Traffic in ATM Networks; A.A. Belhaj, L. Pap. 18. Equalisation of Blocking Probability in Switching Systems with Limited Availability; M. Stasiak, et al. 19. Multiplexing Gains in ATM Networks; Z. Fan, P. Mars. 20. Evaluation of the ER Algorithm ERAQLES in Different ABR Environments; Y. Moret, et al. 21. Dynamical Resource Reservation Scheme in an ATM Network Using Neural Network-Based Traffic Prediction; F. Clerot, et al. 22. A Neural Network Approach to Effective Bandwidth Characterization in ATM Networks; S. Ramaswamy, P. Gburzynski. Part Seven: Quality of Service (QoS). 23. A Simple Fair Cell Discarding Algorithm on Per-VC Queueing Basis; X. Mang, Y. Levy. Part Eight: Tools and Techniques. 24. Efficient Computation of Waiting Time Moments for the DBMAP/GII/N Queue; C. Herrmann. 25. Approximate Analysis of Arbitrary QNMs with Space and Service Priorities; I. Ullah-Awan, D.D. Kouvatsos. 26. A Flexible and Cost-Effective ATM Traffic Generator; S. Hontas, et al. 27. An Efficient Simulation Environment for 3rd Generation Cellular Networks; A.G. Valko, et al.
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