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An Exact Algorithm for Host Allocation, Capacity and Flow Assignment Problem in WAN

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Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 104)

Abstract

The paper presents the exact algorithm for capacity and flow assignment and hosts allocation problem in wide area computer networks. The problem consists in selection of flow routes, channel capacities and hosts allocation at nodes in order to minimize the total average delay per packet and the connecting cost of the hosts at nodes subject to budget constraint. The branch and bound method to construct the exact algorithm for solving the considered problem is used.

Keywords

computer networks CFA problem wide area network network design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Chair of Systems and Computer NetworksWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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