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Proceedings 1997 International Conference on Network Protocols

28-31 Oct. 1997

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  • Proceedings 1997 International Conference on Network Protocols

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 309
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  • TCP-R: TCP mobility support for continuous operation

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):229 - 236
    Cited by:  Papers (36)  |  Patents (5)
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    The TCP-R (TCP Redirection) is an extension of TCP, which maintains active TCP connections when the disconnection occurs due to the change of the IP address or the change of the network device. In mobile computing environments, the IP address may be changed frequently as the host moves across subnets or changes a network device. However, it is difficult for most network applications to work contin... View full abstract»

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  • Balanced routing

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):277 - 284
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    The distance vector routing protocol satisfies the following property. If this protocol is used to route a sequence of data messages from a source to a destination, then these data messages will follow the same shortest-distance path from the source to the destination. In this paper, we show how to modify this protocol, without adding new messages, in order to satisfy the following load balancing ... View full abstract»

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  • Active networking and the end-to-end argument

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):220 - 228
    Cited by:  Papers (15)  |  Patents (1)
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    Active networking is the placement of user-controllable computing functionality in the switching nodes of a network. The end-to-end argument states that functions should be placed “in” the network only if they can be cost-effectively implemented there. We argue that active networking is a natural consequence of the end-to-end argument, because certain functions can be most effectively ... View full abstract»

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  • Passive testing and applications to network management

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):113 - 122
    Cited by:  Papers (40)  |  Patents (2)
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    An important aspect of network management is fault management-determining, locating, isolating and correcting faults in the network. The paper deals with the algorithms for detecting faults, i.e., behavior of the network different from specifications. It is important for communication networks to detect faults “in-process” i.e., while the network is in its normal operation. Thus, we de... View full abstract»

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  • Improved virtual queueing and dynamic EPD techniques for TCP over ATM

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):212 - 219
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (2)
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    It is known that TCP throughput can degrade significantly over UBR service in a congested ATM network, and the early packet discard (EPD) technique has been proposed to improve the performance. However, recent studies show that EPD cannot ensure fairness among competing VCs in a congested network, but the degree of fairness can be improved using various forms of fair buffer allocation techniques. ... View full abstract»

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  • Application-layer group communication server for extending reliable multicast protocols services

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):267 - 274
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (1)
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    Reliable multicast protocols are becoming an essential element in distributed applications such as interactive distance learning applications. However, the existing implementations of reliable multicast protocols are not sufficient to satisfy the group communications requirements of some distributed applications. Our experience of using number of multicast protocols in IRI distance learning applic... View full abstract»

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  • TCP behavior with many flows

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):205 - 211
    Cited by:  Papers (54)  |  Patents (11)
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    TCP's ability to share a bottleneck fairly and efficiently decreases as the number of competing flows increases. This effect starts to appear when there are more flows, than packers in the delay-bandwidth product. In the limit of large numbers of flows, TCP forces a packet loss rate approaching 50%, causing delays that users are likely to notice. TCP's minimum congestion window of one packet is th... View full abstract»

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  • A compositional approach for designing multifunction time-dependent protocols

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):105 - 112
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    We propose a framework based on the model of timed extended finite state machines for building communication protocols which perform several functions, where each function corresponds to a component protocol. For parallel composition, we specify a conjunctive relation which requires that the execution of events in two component protocols be synchronized. We also propose a predicate strengthening t... View full abstract»

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  • On-line dynamic bandwidth allocation

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):134 - 141
    Cited by:  Papers (11)  |  Patents (2)
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    Network multimedia applications require certain performance guarantees that can be provided through proper resource allocation. Allocation techniques are needed to provide these guarantees as efficiently as possible since resources are limited. This paper presents an allocation method called Dynamic Search Algorithm (DSA+). DSA+ is an on-line algorithm that dynamically adjusts the resource allocat... View full abstract»

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  • Design and implementation of a real-time switch for segmented Ethernets

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):152 - 161
    Cited by:  Papers (12)  |  Patents (3)
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    Providing network bandwidth guarantees over an Ethernet requires coordination of the network nodes for traffic prioritization such that real-time data can have deterministic access to the network. We have shown previously how RETHER, a software based token passing protocol can efficiently provide real-time support over a single shared Ethernet segment. This work extends the token passing mechanism... View full abstract»

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  • Carrier-sense protocols for packet-switched smart antenna basestations

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):45 - 52
    Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (10)
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    Researchers have recently considered the use of smart antennas in various packet-switched data networks. Previously, a single-beam system was described which employs a smart antenna basestation, operating in carrier-sense (CSMA) mode. Performance improvements are obtained by having the antenna dynamically point pattern nulls in the direction of interfering stations, thus reducing the frequency of ... View full abstract»

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  • Dynamic host routing for production use of developmental networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):285 - 292
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (6)
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    Many high-speed networks are in a development stage, compared to established technologies like Ethernet. Use of these networks for production service provides substantial benefits to the developers, e.g., for large-scale testing. However, most users are not tolerant of pre-production network outages, even in exchange for the higher bandwidth these networks afford. This paper describes ISI's experi... View full abstract»

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  • High speed, scalable, and accurate implementation of packet fair queueing algorithms in ATM networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):7 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (29)  |  Patents (16)
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    The fluid generalized processor sharing (GPS) algorithm has desirable properties for integrated services networks and many packet fair queueing (PFQ) algorithms have been proposed to approximate GPS. However, there have been few high speed implementations of PFQ algorithms that can support large number of sessions with diverse rate requirements and at the same time maintain all the important prope... View full abstract»

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  • Routing guaranteed quality of service connections in integrated services packet networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):175 - 182
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    A critical functional component of quality-of-service (QoS) deployment in packet-switched networks is QoS-based routing. In this paper, we present a routing solution for guaranteed quality-of-service connections in integrated services packet networks (ISPN)-the future QoS-capable Internet proposed by the IETF. The problem is in essence a path finding problem with both end-to-end delay and per-node... View full abstract»

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  • ABR service for applications with non-linear bandwidth utility functions

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):15 - 23
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    An available bit rate (ABR) service allows applications to access a time-varying network capacity. In a basic ABR service the available network capacity is divided “fairly” amongst active connections, without regard to the utility that each application derives from the bandwidth allocation. The goal of this paper is to improve both the global and individual utility obtained by applicat... View full abstract»

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  • On path selection for traffic with bandwidth guarantees

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):191 - 202
    Cited by:  Papers (101)  |  Patents (2)
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    Transmission of multimedia streams imposes a minimum-bandwidth requirement on the path being used to ensure end-to-end Quality-of-Service (QoS) guarantees. While any shortest-path algorithm can be used to select a feasible path, additional constraints that limit resource consumption and balance the network load are needed to achieve efficient resource utilization. We present a systematic evaluatio... View full abstract»

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  • Group leader election under link-state routing

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):95 - 104
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (5)
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    In this work, we place the problem of group leader election in a context “inside the network,” meaning that participants in the election process are network switches/routers, rather than hosts. A robust solution to the problem, called the Network Leader Election (NLE) protocol, is proposed for use in networks based on link-state routing (LSR). The protocol is robust, for it achieves le... View full abstract»

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  • Migrating Sockets for networking with quality of service guarantees

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):73 - 82
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    Migrating Sockets is the protocol processing component of an end system architecture designed for networking with QoS guarantees. The architecture provides: (1) adaptive rate-controlled scheduling of protocol threads in Migrating Sockets, (2) rate-based flow control for reserved rate connections in future integrated services networks, and (3) a constant overhead active demultiplexing mechanism. Mi... View full abstract»

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  • An experimental study of insider attacks for OSPF routing protocol

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):293 - 300
    Cited by:  Papers (15)  |  Patents (6)
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    It is critical to protect the network infrastructure (e.g., network routing and management protocols) against security intrusions, yet dealing with insider attacks are probably one of the most challenging research problems in network security. We study the security threats, especially internal/insider threats, for the standardized routing protocol OSPF. In OSPF, a group of routers collaborate, exc... View full abstract»

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  • On the accuracy of admission control tests

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):125 - 133
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    In guaranteed performance networks, a connection admission control (CAC) algorithm determines whether or not a new connection can be admitted to the network such that all connections will obtain their required quality of service (QoS) guarantees. However, inaccuracies in a CAC algorithm lead to either under utilization of resources or violations of the promised QoS guarantees. We evaluate the accu... View full abstract»

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  • A cooperative packet recovery protocol for multicast video

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):259 - 266
    Cited by:  Papers (7)  |  Patents (10)
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    In this paper we describe a protocol that improves the quality of multicast video or audio transmissions by recovering lost packets. The protocol is applied to a corporate intranet, and measurements indicate that significant improvements in audio/video quality are achieved. A unique characteristic of this protocol is that it can be used on current MBone sessions without changing the operation of t... View full abstract»

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  • QoS based routing algorithm in integrated services packet networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):167 - 174
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    In this paper we study QoS based routing algorithm for supporting resource reservation in high-speed Integrated Services Packet Network (ISPN). Recently, this problem was proved to be NP-complete. However, when the considered QoS constraints are bandwidth, delay, delay jitter, and loss free, we have shown that by employing Weighted Fair Queueing (WFQ) service discipline, the complexity of the prob... View full abstract»

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  • User agents and flexible messages: a new approach to wireless two-way messaging

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):53 - 62
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    Wireless messaging, in the form of two-way paging, is an integral part of universal Personal Communications Services (PCS). Basic wireless messaging services include providing reliable (acknowledged) message delivery, reply capabilities, and message origination from a messaging device. Many more advanced services can also be envisioned. Wireless networks and end devices impose many limitations on ... View full abstract»

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