Enhancing QoS Through Alternate Path: An End-to-End Framework

  • Thierry Rakotoarivelo
  • Patrick Senac
  • Aruna Seneviratne
  • Michel Diaz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3420)


In the next generation Internet, the network should not only be considered as a communication medium, but also as an endless source of services available to the end-systems. These services (i.e. Overlay Applications) would be composed of multiple cooperative distributed software elements that dynamically build an ad hoc communication mesh (i.e. an Overlay Association). In this paper we propose and evaluate a collaborative distributed method to provide enhanced QoS between end-points within an overlay association.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thierry Rakotoarivelo
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Patrick Senac
    • 2
    • 3
  • Aruna Seneviratne
    • 4
  • Michel Diaz
    • 3
  1. 1.University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.ENSICAToulouseFrance
  3. 3.LAAS-CNRSToulouseFrance
  4. 4.National ICT AustraliaAlexandriaAustralia

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