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Inter-Domain Traffic Engineering Using Mpls

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In the Internet, the traffic crosses between two to eight autonomous systems before reaching its destination. Consequently, end-to-end quality of service requires provisioning across more than one domain. This paper proposes a new scheme for introducing MPLS technology into an inter-domain environment. Results obtained using the OPNET simulation platform show that extending MPLS across AS boundaries can improve the QoS perceived by the end users. This means that inter-domain traffic engineering is a promising solution for a QoS aware Internet.


  • Autonomous System
  • Border Gateway Protocol
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Label Switch Path
  • Path Computation Element

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Shirazipour, M., Pierre, S., Lemieux, Y. (2005). Inter-Domain Traffic Engineering Using Mpls. In: Glitho, R., Karmouch, A., Pierre, S. (eds) Intelligence in Communication Systems. INTELLCOMM 2005. IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing, vol 190. Springer, Boston, MA.

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