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A distributed delay-constrained dynamic multicast routing algorithm

  • Quan Sun
  • Horst LangendŐrfer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1309)

Abstract

Many new distributed multimedia applications involve dynamic multiple participants, have stringent end-to-end delay requirement and consume large amount of network resources. In this paper, we propose a distributed delay-constrained dynamic multicast routing algorithm (DCDMR) to support these applications. DCDMR scales well because the source of the multicast tree needs only limited computation or may even not be involved in the route computation. When group membership changes, the existing multicast tree is perturbed as little as possible and the average resulting tree cost is very satisfactory.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Quan Sun
    • 1
  • Horst LangendŐrfer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Operating Systems and Computer NetworksTechnical University of BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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