2004 IEE Telecommunications Quality of Services: The Business of Success QoS 2004

2-3 March 2004

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    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 185
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  • IPCablecom as transport platform for interactive multimedia services in cable TV networks

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):94 - 98
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    With the introduction of cable communication systems such as DOCSIS or Euro-DOCSIS and enhancements by end-to-end platforms like IPCablecom, it became possible to transmit time-critical, IP based, multimedia services across cable TV networks. The paper introduces an architecture that exploits the functionality of IPCablecom as a transport platform, integrating it into the service environment defin... View full abstract»

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  • User quality of service perception in 3G mobile networks

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):64 - 69
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    UMTS reflects the latest technical and standardisation efforts to realise and deploy a QoS-enabled mobile network infrastructure that can support QoS-dependent services and applications. The next challenge, therefore, is how to use and configure the network efficiently in a way which meets user expectation while conserving network resources. In order to achieve that, it is important to have qualit... View full abstract»

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  • New QoS metrics and application layer proxy for GPRS/UMTS Internet access

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):180 - 184
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    Despite the fact that the third generation (3G) mobile system is expected to provide a wide range of services, including data access, it has been designed primarily for voice services and it provides QoS guarantee in terms of bit rate and delay. These QoS metrics are more suitable for a real time streaming service rather than the dominant data service in the Internet. The paper proposes new QoS me... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent packet scheduler for general packet radio service

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):43 - 47
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    The general packet radio service (GPRS) augments GSM to provide packet switched data services to mobile users. Packet scheduling in GPRS is dynamic and several scheduling techniques have been implemented, for example round robin; however, these generally assure only best effort quality of service. We compare prominent scheduling algorithms by simulation of Web and E-mail traffic finding that earli... View full abstract»

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  • IP network performance and QoS: signaling and interworking issues

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):86 - 93
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    In 2000, the IAB's RFC 2990, "Next Steps for the IP QoS Architecture", compared IntServ and DiffServ style networks and considered broader architectural approaches/requirements, including: critical "gaps" in routing; resource management; monitoring and accounting; application and service development; incremental, heterogeneous deployment. Therefore, what is needed is "a set of QoS mechanisms and a... View full abstract»

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  • Using macro level mobility models to evaluate QoS routing performance in a mobile core network

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):59 - 63
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    Many studies have been performed into the benefits of QoS routing, but these concentrate on the fixed network case and do not take into account the effects of subscriber mobility on the traffic patterns and resulting QoS. We show the benefits of modelling mobility when investigating the performance of QoS routing algorithms. View full abstract»

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  • Delivering satellite telecommunications to the Ministry of Defence, where quality of service can mean the difference between life and death

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):175 - 179
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    Satellite telecommunications services for military and government customers are required to provide reliable, flexible and secure communications, at short notice, anywhere in the world. The UK Armed Forces have come to rely increasingly on this capability. Under contract, Paradigm Services have taken over, from the UK Ministry of Defence, the provision and operation of MOD's satellite telecommunic... View full abstract»

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  • Defining and monitoring QOS metrics in the next generation wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):37 - 42
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    Defining and monitoring QoS metrics for service level agreements (SLA) in next generation wireless networks is a challenging task for a service provider. Some complex issues that need to be addressed are: different QoS requirements for different classes of applications; support of real-time applications (such as voice, video) over packet based networks; heterogeneous characteristics of wireless an... View full abstract»

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  • Control theory approach for implementation of dynamic pricing in mobile cellular networks

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):160 - 164
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    Accurate forecasting of future demand for cellular services is essential, as, due to the high infrastructure implementation costs involved, overestimation of demand could be very costly. In addition, the difference between peak and off-peak demand for wireless services can be very significant, both temporally and spatially, and gearing the network to meet peak demand would result in under-utilised... View full abstract»

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  • The IEE Telecommunications Quality of Service: the busniess of success (QoS 2004)

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 0_3
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  • IP/MPLS network performance and QoS. Part 1: Performance metrics efinitions and practical usage

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):74 - 85
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    The paper focuses on network performance management through active measurement. It looks at the reference path and terminology used. IP parameters and metrics are summarised and compared. Metric development in-progress is discussed. There are new challenges in performance measurement for MPLS-enabled IP networks because of new network protocols and a new class of failures. Detection of this new cl... View full abstract»

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  • QoS attributes for packet switched services in 3rd generation mobile systems (UMTS)

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):52 - 58
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    The third generation of mobile systems (UMTS) is intended to provide different end user data applications based on packet switched services. In order to meet end users' expectations and to overcome the limitation of system resources and the air interface capacity, it is necessary to define quality of service (QoS) attributes properly. We give an overview of UMTS services, list QoS attributes used ... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of a quality of service algorithm for wide-area private mobile radio systems

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):171 - 174
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    The paper concerns the analysis of an algorithm used for assigning frequencies to non-cellular non-trunked private mobile radio (PMR) systems. The PMR assignment algorithm was first put forward by D.F. Bacon (see Proc. IEE Conf. on Getting the Most Out of the Radio Spectrum, 2002). The authors have applied this algorithm to practical data and analysed the resulting radio spectrum into which the pr... View full abstract»

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  • The quality of service - from a philosophical perspective

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):119 - 126
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    The importance of the service that you provide to society carries with it an equally vital responsibility. While not all are in a position to directly control the policies and executive level decisions of organisations, you can make a very important contribution through your individual example. This begins with the realisation of the impact that your decisions and actions have on fellow employees,... View full abstract»

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  • A legacy of echo and silence

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):109 - 113
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    The paper discusses voice transmission quality issues relating to interworking between VoIP and PSTN "legacy" networks. The evolution of voice quality with technological progress in the PSTN from its inception to the present day VoIP systems is described and this sets the scene for discussion of echo control and silence removal in case study examples. View full abstract»

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  • Integrated algorithm of HMIPv6 & MPLS for ns to support next generation wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):156 - 159
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    The paper highlights the advantages of HMIPv6 (hierarchical Mobile IPv6) and MPLS integration in the aspect of guaranteed and efficient end-to-end QoS provision in multi-domain wireless networks. The multiple domain scenario of radio access networks is considered and we focus on traffic transmission from/to a mobile host (MH) and a correspondent node (CN). Agent advertisement, MH registration, lab... View full abstract»

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  • Quality of service in TCP/IP networks: a DiffServ testbed

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):141 - 145
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    An implementation of the weighted fair queue algorithm on a Pentium/Windows 2000 platform is presented with preliminary test results. This is part of a DiffServ testbed being developed at the University of Greenwich for evaluating various design options relating to the provision of quality of service over the Internet. The present implementation includes: (a) a packet classifier which assigns inco... View full abstract»

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  • A new VoIP adaptive playout algorithm

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):99 - 103
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    A novel playout algorithm for VoIP applications is presented. The playout times of voice packets are calculated using adaptive estimation of network delays. In contrast to previous solutions, the weighting factor that controls the estimation process is dynamically adjusted according to the observed delay variations. This results in higher-quality estimates of network delays. With this algorithm, t... View full abstract»

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  • QoS of multiparty videoconference over geostationary satellites

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):70 - 73
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    Multimedia applications have stringent requirements, including throughput and temporal requirements, in their performance objectives. Geostationary (GEO) satellite links are increasingly being used to transport IP-based network services, especially to reach remote regions where it is expensive or impractical for terrestrial networks. The paper presents research work carried out in the ICEBERGS Pro... View full abstract»

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  • Quality of service to subscriber

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):48 - 51
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    The mobile telecom industry has been able to specify what is required for monitoring and measuring quality of service (QoS) which means specifying the level of quality which should be provided for a service. By service, the paper refers to the mobile network's service level not service connotations like customer care, sales support, repair time, provisioning, etc. Here, QoS specifically refers to ... View full abstract»

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  • Stochastic reward net end-to-end quality of service (QoS) simulation modeling across ATM network: using the goodput model

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):165 - 170
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    Multiservice network architecture designers the world over are adopting asynchronous transmission mode (ATM) as the backbone data transmission protocol, because of ATM's tested-ability to support very high data rates in a multi-protocol and multilayered data network. To analyse and evaluate a multiservice network's overall performance, the effective throughput model has been used extensively. We e... View full abstract»

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