Traffic Management [chapter]

Gunnar Karlsson, James Roberts, Ioannis Stavrakakis, Antonio Alves, Stefano Avallone, Fernando Boavida, Salvatore D'Antonio, Marcello Esposito, Viktoria Fodor, Mauro Gargiulo, Jarmo Harju, Yevgeni Koucheryavy (+10 others)
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Quality of service in network communication is mainly assured by traffic management consisting in a variety of protocols and mechanisms whose role is to prevent the network from being congested. Traffic management has been a very active area of research for two decades following the conception of packetswitched integrated services networks, such as the Internet. This chapter provides samples of the state of the art in traffic management. It includes contributions on traffic theory, traffic and
more » ... ervice models, quality monitoring, as well as traffic control and measurements.
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45190-7_2 fatcat:nvkof4byofh5dhqm36i52bnjha