Class Mapping for End-to-End Guaranteed Service with Minimum Price over DiffServ Networks

Dai-boong LEE  Hwangjun SONG  Inkyu LEE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B    No.2    pp.460-471
Publication Date: 2006/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.2.460
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Network
differentiated services,  end-to-end,  quality of service,  class mapping,  networking price,  

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Differentiated-services model has been prevailed as a scalable solution to provide quality of service over the Internet. Many researches have been focused on per hop behavior or a single domain behavior to enhance quality of service. Thus, there are still difficulties in providing the end-to-end guaranteed service when the path between sender and receiver includes multiple domains. Furthermore differentiated-services model mainly considers quality of service for traffic aggregates due to the scalability, and the quality of service state may be time varying according to the network conditions in the case of relative service model, which make the problem more challenging to guarantee the end-to-end quality-of-service. In this paper, we study class mapping mechanisms along the path to provide the end-to-end guaranteed quality of service with the minimum networking price over multiple differentiated-services domains. The proposed mechanism includes an effective implementation of relative differentiated-services model, quality of service advertising mechanism and class selecting mechanisms. Finally, the experimental results are provided to show the performance of the proposed algorithm.