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QoS Criteria for Energy-Aware Switching Networks

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Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Systems (Qshine 2018)


This article proposes a method to determine the QoS parameters for energy-aware multiservice switching networks. The initial assumption is that a decrease in the power uptake by the network can be achieved by a temporary switch-off of a certain number of switches. To this end, the article develops methods for a determination of the blocking probability in switching networks with a variable number of switches. The results of the analytical calculations are then compared with the results of simulation experiments for a selected number of structures of switching networks. The study reveals the good accuracy of the proposed model. The results obtained in the study can be applied in constructing energy-aware switching networks.

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This paper was developed as a result of the research project 2016/23/B/ST7/03925 entitled “Modelling and service quality evaluation of Internet-based services” funded by the National Science Centre.

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Głąbowski, M., Stasiak, M., Stasiak, M.D. (2019). QoS Criteria for Energy-Aware Switching Networks. In: Duong, T., Vo, NS., Phan, V. (eds) Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Systems. Qshine 2018. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 272. Springer, Cham.

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