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Transport QoS over Unreliable Networks: No Guarantees, No Free Lunch!

  • P. Conrad
  • P. Amer
  • E. Golden
  • S. Iren
  • R. Marasli
  • A. Caro
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

We describe an approach to transport QoS in unreliable networks that focuses on tradeoffs rather than guarantees. In particular, we investigate tradeoffs between qualitative QoS parameters such as order and reliability, and quantitative parameters such as delay and throughput.

Keywords

Transport Service Free Lunch Army Research Laboratory Unreliable Network Delay Improvement 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Conrad
    • 1
  • P. Amer
    • 1
  • E. Golden
    • 1
  • S. Iren
    • 1
  • R. Marasli
    • 2
  • A. Caro
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Info. Science DeptUniv. of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2.FORE SystemsPittsburghUSA

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