Effective bandwidths for the multi-type UAS channel Article Received: 04 February 1991 Revised: 01 May 1991 DOI:
Cite this article as: Gibbens, R.J. & Hunt, P.J. Queueing Syst (1991) 9: 17. doi:10.1007/BF01158790 Abstract
The Uniform Arrival and Service (UAS) model is one of several appropriate to modelling traffic offered to a multi-service communication channel. We exhibit, via asymptotics and a range of specific examples, that it is possible to assign a notional
effective bandwidth to each source, dependent not only on its mean bandwidth but also on its burstiness and on the channel. The effective bandwidth can be calculated quickly and efficiently using the results of Anick, Mitra and Sondhi and reduces the multi-service network to the more familar, and well understood, form of a traditional circuit-switched network. Keywords ATM networks large deviations UAS channels
This research was carried out while the authors were supported by the SERC under Grant GR/E 83009 and Christ's College, Cambridge respectively.
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