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Issues in the design of a new network protocol
Luleå tekniska universitet.
Luleå tekniska universitet.
1996 (English)In: Multimedia Telecommunications and Applications: Third International COST 237 Workshop Barcelona, Spain, November 25-27, 1996 Proceedings / [ed] Giorgio Ventre, Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 1996, 169-182 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

We describe some of the issues in the design of a new packet switched network protocol. Adaptation to various network technologies along the dimensions of speed, error model, robustness, etc., is a goal for this new protocol. We look at the adaption in size of the packet header to the speed and robustness of the underlying network to allow efficient communication on low-speed wireless networks, for example. We also explore issues in resource reservation and multicast for real-time multimedia, the notion of a network "flow", a hybrid of datagrams and virtual circuits, and suggest common solutions for both mobile and multicast routing. The authors are engaged in the design of a network protocol, NP++, whose goal is flexibility over a wide dynamic range of speeds and varying kinds of hardware switching elements.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 1996. 169-182 p.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743 ; 1185
Research subject
Dependable Communication and Computation Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-34559DOI: 10.1007/BFb0020846ScopusID: 84959010983Local ID: 8c7ae1f0-f10b-11dc-ba03-000ea68e967bISBN: 978-3-540-62096-9OAI: diva2:1007810
International COST 237 Workshop Multimedia Telecommunications and Applications : 25/11/1996 - 27/11/1996
Godkänd; 1996; 20080313 (ysko)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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