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Modelling and Improving Flow Establishment in RSVP

Mathy, Laurent and Hutchison, David and Simpson, Steven (2000) Modelling and Improving Flow Establishment in RSVP. In: PfHSN '99: Proceedings of the IFIP TC6 WG6.1 WG6.4 / IEEE ComSoc TC on on Gigabit Networking Sixth International Workshop on Protocols for High Speed Networks VI. Kluwer, B.V., Deventer, The Netherlands, The Netherlands, pp. 133-150. ISBN 0-7923-8690-6

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Abstract

RSVP has developed as a key component for the evolving Internet, and in particular for the Integrated Services Architecture. Therefore, RSVP performance is crucially important; yet this has been little studied up till now. In this paper, we target one of the most important aspects of RSVP: its ability to establish flows. We first identify the factors influencing the performance of the protocol by modelling the establishment mechanism. Then, we propose a Fast Establishment Mechanism (FEM) aimed at speeding up the set-up procedure in RSVP. We analyse FEM by means of simulation, and show that it offers improvements to the performance of RSVP over a range of likely circumstances.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 56839
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Aug 2012 14:08
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:20
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56839

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