10 October 1997 Three-state traffic model and fitting technique for frame relay traffic
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Proceedings Volume 3231, Performance and Control of Network Systems; (1997) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.290433
Event: Voice, Video, and Data Communications, 1997, Dallas, TX, United States
Abstract
Frame Relay is a rapidly growing service offering from all the major telecommunications carriers. Managing the growth and topology of such networks is a very challenging problem which requires modeling the traffic being loaded on the network. This paper describes the development of a three- state traffic model with hyper-exponentially distributed off times. It is shown that this model can be bit to match actual traffic statistics collected from the Management Information Base of a large Frame Relay network, whereas the commonly used two-state traffic model cannot. A rapid method of setting the model parameters by approximating the operation of the Leaky Bucket algorithm is also described.
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Mark E. Allen, George M. Scheets, "Three-state traffic model and fitting technique for frame relay traffic", Proc. SPIE 3231, Performance and Control of Network Systems, (10 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.290433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.290433
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