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QoS Filters: Addressing the Heterogeneity Gap

Yeadon, Nicholas J. and Mauthe, Andreas and Hutchison, David and Garcia, Francisco (1996) QoS Filters: Addressing the Heterogeneity Gap. In: Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Services European Workshop IDMS'96 Berlin, Germany, March 4–6, 1996 Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 227-243. ISBN 978-3-540-60938-4

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Abstract

Disparities in current computer technologies exist between networks, end-systems and user applications. Problems resulting from this heterogeneity gap are at their most acute in distributed multipeer environments. This paper addresses Quality of Service (QoS) disparities in heterogeneous multipeer internetworking and proposes the use of filters to bridge this aspect of the heterogeneity gap. These filter mechanisms must be sufficient adaptive to handle dynamic changes in both end-system and network capabilities. This paper discusses various filter mechanisms implemented at Lancaster University and the software developed to evaluate the feasibility of these mechanisms within a dynamic QoS controlled architecture.

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: 56855
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Aug 2012 14:27
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:20
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56855

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