A New Approach to Cell Loss Analysis for Long-Range Dependent Network Traffic

Chien Trinh NGUYEN  Shinji SUGAWARA  Tetsuya MIKI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E88-B   No.9   pp.3668-3681
Publication Date: 2005/09/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e88-b.9.3668
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
cell loss,  buffer overflow,  network QoS,  traffic prediction,  long-range dependent traffic,  multifractal wavelet model,  

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Summary: 
A new expression for cell/packet loss probability in an ATM and packet switched queue system with a finite buffer is presented. Cell and packet loss analysis is based on the new concept of a "buffer overflow cluster" and the overflow probability for a queue with an infinite buffer. This approach holds for a wide variety of long-range dependent traffic sources typical of wide-area networks, as well as Internet and other communication traffics. The method is verified by simulations of two long-range dependent traffic scenarios: fractional Gaussian noise and multifractal wavelet model traffic with a beta marginal distribution.