A Shaper for Non-Real Time ATM Traffic

Tae-Kyung CHO  Tae-Woo KIM  Myung-Ryul CHOI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E87-B   No.3   pp.780-782
Publication Date: 2004/03/01
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DOI: 
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
asynchronous transfer mode (ATM),  shaper,  shaping,  

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Summary: 
The authors present a shaper for handling non-real time cell traffic which can avoid the cell loss caused by the policing function at the next hop. A state-dependent probabilistic scheduling algorithm which selects a proper queue for cell transmission is introduced. For the purpose of performance evaluation, the cell loss ratio of the proposed shaper is evaluated by simulation.