A Negotiation Method for Virtual Network Environments

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 143)


A recent trend in solving the problems of Internet is to divide Internet into several virtual networks(VN) in application-level. However, this approach influences the efficiency and stability of underlay networks because of the selfish behavior of each virtual network. In the mean time, some control mechanisms are used to solve the problem of the whole network’s degradations by adapting physical routing in response to varying traffic flows. In this paper, to overcome the conflict, we introduce an adjustable strategy for infrastructure providers and service providers, which transferred the objective conflict problem into a re-optimization strategy. The simulation result shows that our method for conflict control improves the stability of the network and the method has better performance than before.


virtual network infrastructure provider service provider 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Lab of Universal Wireless Communication Ministry of Education BUPTBeijingChina

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