Analysis and Simulation of the Signaling Protocols for the DiffServ Framework

  • A. Sayenko
  • O. Alanen
  • O. Karppinen
  • T. Hämäläinen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4003)


This paper considers signaling protocols for the DiffServ QoS framework. Originally, DiffServ had no standardized signaling solution, which resulted in the static configuration for the DiffServ domain. However, the dynamic allocation of resources within the domain allows to ensure the per-flow QoS guarantees and achieve better performance. At the moment, several signaling solutions for DiffServ framework are available. Thus, it is crucial to analyse these solutions and interconnections between them. In particular, the RSVP, aggregated RSVP, GIST, COPS, and SIP protocols will be considered. The simulation comprises several scenarios that present that the dynamic allocation of resource within the domain can provide considerably better results when compared to the static configuration.


Internet Engineer Task Force Signaling Protocol Edge Router Policy Decision Point Core Router 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Sayenko
    • 1
  • O. Alanen
    • 1
  • O. Karppinen
    • 1
  • T. Hämäläinen
    • 1
  1. 1.MIT departmentUniversity of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

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