Advertisement

An IP QoS Architecture for 4G Networks

  • Janusz Gozdecki
  • Piotr Pacyna
  • Victor Marques
  • Rui L. Aguiar
  • Carlos Garcia
  • Jose Ignacio Moreno
  • Christophe Beaujean
  • Eric Melin
  • Marco Liebsch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2698)

Abstract

This paper describes an architecture for differentiation of Quality of Service in heterogeneous wireless-wired networks. This architecture applies an “all-IP” paradigm, with embedded mobility of users. The architecture allows for multiple types of access networks, and enables user roaming between different operator domains. The architecture is able to provide quality of service per-user and per-service An integrated service and resource management approach is presented based on the cooperative association between Quality of Service Brokers and Authentication, Authorisation, Accounting and Charging systems. The different phases of QoS-operation are discussed. The overall QoS concepts are presented with some relevant enhancements that address specifically voice services. In particular, EF simulations results are discussed in this context.

Keywords

Service Level Agreement Best Effort Voice Call Delay Jitter Fast Handover 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Pereira, J.M et al.: Fourth Generation: Now it is Personal! Proceedings of PIMRC 2000, London, Sep 2000Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Einsiedler, H. et al.: The Moby Dick Project: A Mobile Heterogeneous All-IP Architecture. ATAMS 2001, Krakow, Poland, (http://www.ist-mobydick.org)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Dommety, G. (ed.): Fast Handovers in Mobile IPv6. Internet Draft, work in progress, <draft-ietf-mobileip-fast-mipv6-3.txt>, July 2001Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Liebsch, M. et al: Paging Concept for IP based Networks. Internet Draft, draft-renkerpaging-ipv6-01.txt, September 2001Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Black, D., Blake, S., Carlson, M., Davies, E., Wang, Z., Weiss, W.: An Architecture for Differentiated Services. IETF RFC 2475, December 1998Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Thi Mai Trang Nguyen et al: COPS-SLS: a Service Level Negotiation Protocol for the Internet. IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 40 No. 5, May 2002, pp. 158–165CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Bagnulo, M., et al: Random generation of interface identifiers. Internet Draft, draft-sotomobileip-random-iids-00.txt, January 2002Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Charny, A., Le Boudec, J.-Y.: Delay Bounds in a Network with Aggregate Scheduling. Proceedings of QOFIS, Berlin, October 2000Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Yuming Jiang: Delay Bounds for a Network of Guaranteed Rate Servers with FIFO Aggregation. Proceedings of ICCC 2002, New York, May 2002Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Durham, D. et al. The COPS (Common Open Policy Protocol). Internet Engineering Task Force. RFC 2748, Jan 2000Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Marques V., Aguiar R., Pacyna P., Gozdecki J., Beaujean Ch., Chaher N., García C., Moreno J.I., Einsiedler H.: An architecture supporting end-to-end QoS with user mobility for systems beyond 3rd generation. IST Mobile & Wireless Telecommunications Summit 2002, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 17–19, 2002, pp. 858–862Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    http://www.ist-mobydick.orgGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz Gozdecki
    • 1
  • Piotr Pacyna
    • 1
  • Victor Marques
    • 2
  • Rui L. Aguiar
    • 3
  • Carlos Garcia
    • 4
  • Jose Ignacio Moreno
    • 4
  • Christophe Beaujean
    • 5
  • Eric Melin
    • 5
  • Marco Liebsch
    • 6
  1. 1.AGH University of TechnologyKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Portugal Telecom InovaçãoAveiroPortugal
  3. 3.Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesUniversidade de AveiroAveiroPortugal
  4. 4.Universidad Carlos III de MadridSpain
  5. 5.Motorola LabsParisFrance
  6. 6.NEC LaboratoriesHeidelbergGermany

Personalised recommendations