25 August 1999 QoS support over ultrafast TDM optical networks
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HLAN is a promising architecture to realize Tb/s access networks based on ultra-fast optical TDM technologies. This paper presents new research results on efficient algorithms for the support of quality of service over the HLAN network architecture. In particular, we propose a new scheduling algorithm that emulates fair queuing in a distributed manner for bandwidth allocation purpose. The proposed scheduler collects information on the queue of each host on the network and then instructs each host how much data to send. Our new scheduling algorithm ensures full bandwidth utilization, while guaranteeing fairness among all hosts.
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Paolo Narvaez, Kai-Yeung Siu, Steven G. Finn, "QoS support over ultrafast TDM optical networks", Proc. SPIE 3843, All-Optical Networking 1999: Architecture, Control, and Management Issues, (25 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360407; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.360407
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