On the End-User QoS-Awareness of a Distributed Service Environment

  • I. Widya
  • R. E. Stap
  • L. J. Teunissen
  • B. F. Hopman
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2213)


A lot of attention has been given to network quality of service and efforts to make layers on top of the network also QoS-aware increase noticeably. This paper explores QoS-aware service provisioning at a level close to end-user’s perception. It shows how end-user oriented QoS requirements have been elaborated in a high level design onto QoS support of a distributed service platform and how realized QoS can be monitored. A GameHall has been used as the application context for which validation of the explored and applied concepts and models for QoS specification and monitoring have been exercised.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Widya
    • 1
  • R. E. Stap
    • 2
  • L. J. Teunissen
    • 3
  • B. F. Hopman
    • 4
  1. 1.CTIT University of TwenteEnschedethe Netherlands
  2. 2.TNO-FEL TwenteEnschedethe Netherlands
  3. 3.KPN ResearchGroningenthe Netherlands
  4. 4.PTS SoftwareBussumthe Netherlands

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