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Intelligent Quality of Service Technologies and Network Management: Models for Enhancing Communication

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Intelligent Quality of Service Technologies and Network Management: Models for Enhancing Communication explores the interrelated natures of network control mechanisms and QoS and offers fundamental knowledge on the subject, describing the significance of network management and the integration of knowledge to demonstrate how network management is related to QoS in real applications. Engaging and innovative, this book provides practical solutions that integrate network management and QoS strategies for real-world application.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. List of Reviewers
  3. Foreword
  4. Preface
    1. WHY NETWORK IS IMPORTANT?
    2. PROBLEMS OVER NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
      1. Why & What Quality of Service (QoS)?
      2. Factors and Indicators of QoS
      3. Network Management & QoS
    3. THEMES OF THE BOOK
      1. Section 1: Quality of Services
      2. Section 2: Network Management Model
      3. Section 3: Integrations of Quality of Service and Network Management Model
    4. PRELIMINARY CONCLUSION
  5. 1. Quality of Services
    1. 1. Introduction to Quality of Service
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. QUALITY OF SERVICE IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
        1. Quality of Service and Network Performance
      5. QUALITY OF SERVICE EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT
        1. QoS Criteria Identification
        2. End to End Performance Measurement
        3. User's Perceived QoS Evaluation
      6. QUALITY OF SERVICE ASSESMENT FRAMEWORKS
        1. General Concepts
        2. Frameworks for QoS Management
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. 2. An Analysis of Quality of Service Architectures:Principles, Requirements, and Future Trends
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. QUALITY OF SERVICE ARCHITECTURES
        1. Integrated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        2. Differentiated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        3. Multiprotocol Label Switching and Traffic Engineering
          1. Multiprotocol Label Switching
          2. Traffic Engineering
          3. Multiprotocol Label Switch and Traffic Engineering
      4. MULTI-ARCHITECTURE APPROACHES
        1. Integrated Services over Differentiated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        2. Multiprotocol Label Switching and Differentiated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        3. Differentiated Services Aware MPLS/TE
      5. QOS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
        1. QoS Metrics
        2. QoS Solutions
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    3. 3. IP Quality of Service Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTEGRATED SERVICE
        1. Reference implementation framework
          1. Traffic Control
          2. Reservation Setup Protocol
          3. RSVP Messages
          4. Reservation Styles
        2. Integrated Services classes
          1. Guaranteed Service
          2. Controlled-Load Service
      4. DIFFERENTIATED SERVICES
        1. Differentiated Services Architectural Model
          1. Differentiated Services Domain
          2. Traffic Classification and Conditioning
      5. TRAFFIC CONDITIONERS
        1. Location of Traffic Conditioners and MF Classifiers
        2. Per-Hop Behaviors
          1. Premium Service
          2. Assured Service
        3. QBone Architecture
          1. QBone Premium Service (QPS)
          2. Qbone Service Level Specifications (SLS)
      6. COMPARISON BETWEEN BE, INTSERV, AND DIFFSERV
      7. REFERENCES
    4. 4. QoS in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. QOS IN WSNS
      4. QOS AT MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL LAYER
        1. Energy Efficiency
        2. Real-Time Delivery
        3. Reliability
        4. Fairness
      5. QOS AT NETWORK LAYER
        1. Real-Time Delivery
        2. Reliability
        3. Fault Tolerance
        4. Energy Efficiency
      6. QOS AT TRANSPORT LAYER
        1. Energy Efficiency
        2. Fidelity of Knowledge
        3. Fairness
        4. Prioritized Throughput
        5. Real-Time Transport
        6. Cross-Layer QoS Support
        7. MAC + Routing
        8. Routing + PHY
        9. Transport + MAC
        10. Application + MAC
      7. QOS AT APPLICATION LAYER
        1. Coverage and Deployment
        2. Data Management
        3. Security
        4. Robustness and Fault Management
        5. Query Management
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    5. 5. Quality of Service Provisioning in Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Current State of the Art
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
        1. Background on ip QoS Models
        2. Integrated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        3. Differentiated Services
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        4. Multi-Protocol Label Switching
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        5. Background on Routing Schemes in MANETs
        6. Destination-Sequenced Distance-Vector (DSDv) Routing Protocol
        7. Ad Hoc on-Demand Distance-Vector Routing
        8. Medium Access Control in MANET
      4. CHALLENGES IN QOS PROVISIONING FOR MANET
      5. QOS MODELS IN MANETS
        1. Complete and Efficient QoS Model for MANETs
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        2. Stateless QoS Model for MANETs (SWAN)
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        3. Dynamic RSVP for MANET
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
      6. PROTOCOLS AND MECHANISMS TO SUPPORT QOS MODELS IN MANETS
        1. MANET QoS Signalling
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        2. MANET Qos Routing
        3. QoS over AODV
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        4. Ticket Based Probing
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        5. Trigger Based Distributed QoS Routing in MANET
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        6. MANET QoS Admission Control
        7. BRuIT
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        8. DACME
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        9. MANET QoS MAC
        10. IEEE 802.11e MAC Protocol
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        11. DARE
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
        12. Packet Deadline Based Scheduling
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
      7. MANET CROSS-LAYER QOS FRAMEWORK
          1. Advantages and Disadvantages
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
  6. 2. Network Management Model
    1. 6. Traffic Controller for Handling Service Quality in Multimedia Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
        1. Intserv
        2. Diffserv
        3. Characteristics of Multimedia Traffic
        4. Round Trip Time Control
        5. Characteristics of Internet Traffic
        6. The Traffic Shaper
        7. Impact of Shift Given to Feedback Signal on QoS Parameters
      4. IMPACT OF ROUND TRIP TIME (RTT) ON THE DESIGN OF MULTIMEDIA NETWORK
        1. Importance of Limits on RTT
        2. Impact of Shifted Feedback on RTT and Stability
        3. Experiment
        4. Realization of the Controller
        5. Home Network Performance Modeling and Control through prediction Feedback
        6. The Model
        7. Performance Evaluation of the Model
      5. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS AND ENHANCEMENT IN SCALABLE NETWORKS
        1. Prediction Feedback Based Controller
        2. Effect of Scaling the Network
        3. Effect of Scaling on the Queue
        4. Performance Evaluation with Scaling
        5. Handling the Issue of Self Similar of Video Traffic over Multimedia Home Network
        6. Countering the Self Similarity in the Network Traffic
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    2. 7. Multiple Optimization of Network Carrier and Traffic Flow Goals Using a Heuristic Routing Decision System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ROUTING ALGORITHMS RELATED TO QOS MANAGEMENT
        1. Generic-Exact Algorithms for QoS Management
        2. Generic-Heuristic Algorithms for QoS Management
      4. APPLICATION OF QOS ROUTING TO TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
        1. Problems Associated with QoS Routing
      5. A QOS AWARE HEURISTIC CONSTRAINT PATH FINDING ALGORITHM AND ROUTING DECISION SYSTEM FOR OPTIMAL PATH SELECTION
        1. The Constraint Path - Heuristic (CP-H) Algorithm
        2. The Routing Decision System (RDS) Algorithm for Optimal Path Selection
      6. FRAMEWORK FOR USING CP-H/RDS IN TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
        1. The Routing Decision System Server
          1. Maintenance of Topology Information
        2. User Constraint Information
          1. Calculating and Installing Explicit Paths
          2. Estimating Delay and Jitter
          3. Setting up Reservations
          4. Path Protection
      7. EVALUATION RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
        1. Success Rate of the CP-H/RDS Algorithm
        2. Normalized Execution Time of the CP-H/RDS Algorithm
        3. Distinct Feasible Paths Finding Capability of the CP-H Algorithm
        4. Call Blocking Rate for the CP-H/RDS Algorithm
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    3. 8. QoS Routing and Management in Backbone Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MANAGEMENT MODELS FOR MULTI-DOMAIN QOS
        1. Independent Management
        2. Collaborative Management
      4. IP-BASED ROUTING FOR QOS MANAGEMENT
        1. QoS Features of the Internet Protocol
        2. QoS Management with intra-Domain Routing
        3. QoS Management with Inter-Domain Routing
          1. Presentation of BGP
          2. QoS Capabilities of BGP
      5. MPLS TRAFFIC ENGINEERING FOR QOS MANAGEMENT
        1. Traffic Engineering with MPLS
          1. Online Traffic Engineering with MPLS
          2. Offline Traffic Engineering with MPLS
        2. InterDomain MPLSTE
          1. QoS Management with the MPLS PerDomain Model
          2. QoS Management with the PCE-Based Model
      6. ANALYSIS
        1. Comparison of Management Models
        2. Comparison of IP and MPLS Based Solutions
      7. APPLICATION AND PERSPECTIVES
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    4. 9. Providing Quality of Service to Computer Networks through Traffic Modeling: Improving the Estimation of Bandwidth and Data Loss Probability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NETWORK TRAFFIC MODELING: MULTIFRACTAL PROCESSES
      4. DETERMINISTIC MULTIPLICATIVE CASCADE AND BINOMIAL MEASURE
      5. STOCHASTIC MULTIPLICATIVE CASCADES
      6. MULTIFRACTAL WAVELET MODEL
      7. ADAPTIVE WAVELET BASED MULTIFRACTAL MODEL
      8. OTHER NETWORK TRAFFIC MODELS
      9. ESTIMATION OF EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTH OF NETWORK TRAFFIC FLOWS
      10. EMPIRICAL EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTHS
      11. COURCOUBETIS EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION
      12. NORROS EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION
      13. EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTH FOR THE AWMM TRAFFIC PROCESS
      14. DATA LOSS PROBABILITY
      15. LOSS PROBABILITY FOR LRD PROCESSES
      16. LOSS PROBABILITY FOR MULTIFRACTAL TRAFFIC PROCESSES
      17. LOSS PROBABILITY FOR MULTIFRACTAL TRAFFIC BY MANY SOURCES ASSUMPTION
      18. CONCLUSION
      19. REFERENCES
  7. 3. Integrations of Quality of Service and Network Management Model
    1. 10. Disruption in the ICT-Sector: Will Former Telecommunications Monopolists Stumble across VoIP?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE "INNOVATORS DILEMMA": FAILURE FRAMEWORK BY CHRISTENSEN
        1. The Notion of Disruption
        2. Investing in Disruptive Technologies is Not Rational
        3. Value Networks, Resource-Allocation and -Dependence
        4. The Pace of Technological Progress Often Outstrips Market Needs
        5. Performance Trajectories and Performance Oversupply
      4. QUANTIFICATION AND COMPARISON OF QOS
        1. Value Network in Telecommunication
        2. QoS in Circuit-Switched Networks
        3. Quantification of Traditional Telephony Voice Quality
        4. QoS of Internet Telephony
        5. Quantification of VoIp Quality
      5. APPLICATION OF THE BASIC FAILURE FRAMEWORK - PROVING QOS PERFORMANCE OVERSUPPLY
      6. VOIP STATUS REPORT
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. LIMITATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
    2. 11. Traffic and Network Performance Monitoring for Effective Quality of Service and Network Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPROACH OUTLINE
      5. CHARACTERIZATIONS AND MODELING - A cORE MONITORING ALGORITHM
        1. Initial Restricted Algorithm
        2. Algorithm
        3. Theorem 1
        4. Corollary
        5. Re-initialization Extension
        6. Non-Asymptotic Performance
      6. THE POISSON TRAFFIC MODEL WITH GEOMETRICLY DISTRIBUTED CHANGES
      7. MONITORED METRicS AND DISTRIBuTED MONITORING SYSTEM
        1. Traffic Management —Monitoring Metrics
        2. Network Management —Functions and Monitored Metrics
          1. Performance Monitoring
          2. Identification of Failures
          3. Traffic and Performance Monitoring for Network Reconfigurations
      8. DISTRIBUTED MONITORING SUBNETWORK AND ALGORITHMIC PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
        1. Traffic Monitoring
        2. Network Performance Monitoring
      9. MINIMAL SIZE SUB-NETWORK
        1. Minimal Size of Monitoring Sub-Network for Given Fixed Network Topology
        2. A Sample of the Maximum Likelihood Approach
        3. Minimal Size of Monitoring Sub-network —Tradeoffs
        4. Sub-Network Mobility as Function of Varying Network Topologies
      10. LEARNING TECHNIQUES FOR ADAPTIVE MONITORING
      11. SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      12. SUMMARY
      13. REFERENCES
    3. A. APPENDIX
      1. Recursions for the poisson-Geometric Model
    4. 12. Model Based Approach for QoS Constrained Communication and Data Integration among Multiple Agents
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AGENT BASED APPROACH FOR IMPLEMENTING QOS
      5. BROKER BASED ARCHITECTURE FOR RESOURCE SHARING
      6. DIFFERENTIALLY FED NEURAL NETWORK BASED CONTROLLER
        1. DANN Architecture
        2. Data Integration among Agents
        3. Experimental Results
        4. Swarm of Agents
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    5. 13. Exploiting the Inter-Domain Hierarchy for the QoS Network Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROPOSITION OF CONGESTION DETECTION
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. INTER-DOMAIN TOPOLOGY
      6. PROBLEM MODELING
      7. REDUCTION TO THE STEINER PROBLEM
        1. Theorem
        2. Proof
      8. ALERT SENDING ALGORITHM
      9. SIMULATIONS
        1. Centralized Algorithm
        2. Centralized Algorithm
        3. Simulation Plan
      10. RESULTS
      11. SUMMARY AND FURTHER STUDIES
      12. REFERENCES
    6. 14. Scalable Intra and Inter Domain IPv6 QoS Management and Pricing Scheme
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION FOR USING IPV6
      4. QOS APPROACHES IN LITERATURE
        1. Integrated Services
        2. Differentiated Services
      5. MULTIPROTOCOL LABEL SWITCHING (MPLS)
      6. IPV6 QOS MANAGEMENT
        1. IPv6 QoS Manager Model — Layout
      7. INTRA DOMAIN IPV6 QOS MANAGEMENT — SIMULATIONS
      8. SIMULATION RESULTS ANALYSIS
        1. Comparing IPv6 QoS Management with IntServ and DiffServ — Conformant Flows
        2. Comparing IPv6 QoS Management with IntServ and DiffServ — Non-Conformant Flows
          1. Six Traffic Flows Simulation
      9. INTER DOMAIN IPV6 QOS MANAGEMENT (TWO AND THREE DOMAINS) SIMULATION RESULTS
        1. Inter-Domain Simulations: Two Ipv6 QoS Domains
          1. Two Domain Results: Analysis
      10. INTER-DOMAIN SIMULATIONS: THREE IPV6 DOMAINS
        1. Three IPv6 Domains Simulation Result: Analysis
      11. IMPLEMENTING INTERNET BILLING IN THE IPV6 QOS MANAGER
      12. REVIEW OF THE INTERNET PRICING SCHEMES
        1. Flat Pricing
        2. Priority Pricing
        3. Smart-Market Pricing
        4. Edge Pricing
        5. Per-Packet Pricing Scheme
      13. A DYNAMIC PRICING MODEL FOR IPV6 QOS DOMAINS
      14. PRICING INTEGRATED QOS MANAGER
      15. PRICING SIMULATION RESULTS
      16. CONCLUSION
      17. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      18. REFERENCES
    7. 15. Providing Quality of Service across Multiple Providers: The Case of European Research and Academic Space
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
        1. QoS Architectures at Layer 3
          1. IP Premium Service
        2. QoS at Layer 2 and Bandwidth on Demand
          1. Generalised Multi Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS)
          2. Automatically Switched Optical Network (ASON)
          3. Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF)
        3. Other Research Approaches
      4. THE CASE OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC SPACE
        1. Description of GEANT2 Activities
        2. GN2 L3 QoS Service (AMPS)
          1. Inter-Domain Subsystem
          2. Intra-Domain Subsystem
          3. Reservation Status and Transaction Manager
          4. cNIS Database
        3. GN2 BoD Service (AutoBAHN)
          1. Inter-Domain Manager (IDM)
          2. Domain Manager (DM)
          3. Technology Proxy (and Resource Modelling) Module
          4. Other Modules
          5. The Inter-Domain Pathfinder
          6. Reservations
        4. Implementing a Brokering and Monitoring Service
        5. Demonstrations
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    8. 16. QoS Guaranteed Based Network Management Policies in the Integration of Wired and Wireless Architecture of a Healthcare Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION IN HEALTHCARE NETWORK
      3. REQUIREMENTS IN HN
      4. TYPES OF DATA OVER HN
      5. QUALITY OF SERVICES ISSUES IN HN
      6. PERFORMANCE ISSUES IN HN
      7. A CASE STUDY FROM A THAI HOSPITAL
        1. The Current Network (CN)
        2. The First Alternative Network (FAN)
      8. PROBLEM STATEMENTS
      9. PROPOSED SOLUTION
        1. Management Policies
        2. Wired Policy
        3. Wireless Policy
        4. Simulation Model
        5. CN Model
        6. FAN Model
        7. SAN Model
        8. Simulation Results
        9. Channel Utilization
        10. Overall Throughput
        11. Building Throughput
        12. Wired Delay
        13. Wi-Fi Throughput and Delay
      10. DISCUSSION
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. FURTHER INTERESTING PROBLEMS
      13. REFERENCES
    9. 17. QoS Signaling Security in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACKS ON QOS SIGNALING SYSTEMS IN MANETS
        1. QoS Signaling Systems in MANETs
        2. Vulnerabilities of QoS Signaling Systems in MANETs
        3. Attacks on QoS Signaling Systems in MANETs
      4. SECURITY MECHANISMS FOR QOS SIGNALING SYSTEMS IN MANETS
        1. Security Mechanism for QoS Signaling Systems in MANETs by Lu and Pooch
        2. Denial-of-service resistant Quality-of-service signaling scheme (DRQoS)
        3. Analysis of the QoS Signaling Security Mechanisms
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
  8. Compilation of References
  9. About the Contributors