A tradeoff between increased network speed and reduced effective bandwidths

Neame, Timothy D. and Zukerman, Moshe and Addie, Ronald G. (2001) A tradeoff between increased network speed and reduced effective bandwidths. In: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2001): Where Minds Meet, 11-14 Jun 2000, Helsinki, Finland.

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Abstract

We present a new perspective on effective bandwidths which allows us to squeeze the most from a network while still meeting QoS constraints. We show that if buffer space requirements are also considered, the effective bandwidth of a given stream can be considerably reduced. This reduction in capacity is shown to have little or no impact on the ability of the network to meet the QoS constraints of the stream. We also show that even with a fixed buffer threshold, Gaussian traffic streams can provide a multiplexing gain not predicted by traditional effective bandwidths.


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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:55
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 06:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: bandwidth; buffer storage; multiplexing; quality of service
Fields of Research (2008): 10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100503 Computer Communications Networks
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics > 010301 Numerical Analysis
10 Technology > 1006 Computer Hardware > 100604 Memory Structures
Fields of Research (2020): 40 ENGINEERING > 4006 Communications engineering > 400604 Network engineering
49 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES > 4903 Numerical and computational mathematics > 490302 Numerical analysis
40 ENGINEERING > 4009 Electronics, sensors and digital hardware > 400999 Electronics, sensors and digital hardware not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2001.936741
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/10937

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