Improving Fairness in DiffServ Networks Using Adaptive Aggregate Markers

Kuan-Cheng LIN  Yi-Hung HUANG  Chang-Shian TSAI  Chin-Hsing CHEN  Yen-Ping CHU  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E90-D   No.6   pp.990-993
Publication Date: 2007/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1093/ietisy/e90-d.6.990
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Networks
Keyword: 
quality of service,  differentiated service,  fairness,  traffic marker,  TSWTCM,  

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Summary: 
Traffic markers differentiate among packets from senders based on their service profile in the differentiated service networks. Researchers have previously revealed that the existing marking mechanism causes the unfairness in aggregates. This study presents a new marking algorithm. Simulation results demonstrate that the fairness of the proposed scheme exceeds that of SRTCM, TRTCM, TSWTCM and ITSWTCM for medium to high network provision levels.