Performance aspects of virtual circuit connections over a local ATM network

  • Franz Pucher
  • Hoang Anh Huy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1127)


This paper proposes and discusses the results of performance measurements at the institutes local asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network following the change of numerous communication parameters, especially Quality of Service (QoS) parameters, with the aim of giving a general view of ATM connections within a LAN. It compares the results with theoretically available data rates, and gives a conclusion of measurements of raw data rates which depend on QoS parameters with a given bandwidth for data exchange over a communication route, and values for the round trip time (RTT) for different application programming interfaces (API).


Virtual Connection (VC) Application Programming Interface (API) Performance Quality of Services (QoS) 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Franz Pucher
    • 1
  • Hoang Anh Huy
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications TechnologyGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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