Burst Assembly with Real IPv4 Data – Performance Assessement of Three Assembly Algorithms

  • Nuno M. Garcia
  • Paulo P. Monteiro
  • Mário M. Freire
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4003)


This paper describes the generation of data bursts using real IPv4 data as input and compares the performance of the three aggregation algorithms. The profiles of bursts are studied, in particular the mean packet delay per burst and burst inter-arrival time followed by mean burst size and mean number of packets per burst. Observations are made regarding the identification of relations between bursts and packets for the studied data traces and assessed the performance of the aggregation algorithms under study. The conclusions are generalized to IPv6 traffic.


Packet Delay Interarrival Time Data Trace Optical Burst Switching Time Threshold 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nuno M. Garcia
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paulo P. Monteiro
    • 1
    • 3
  • Mário M. Freire
    • 2
  1. 1.Siemens S.A.AmadoraPortugal
  2. 2.IT-Networks and Multimedia GroupUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  3. 3.Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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