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Integrated quality of service for multimedia communications

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Publication date1993
Host publication INFOCOM '93. Proceedings.Twelfth Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies. Networking: Foundation for the Future. IEEE
Place of publicationLos Alamitos
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages732-739
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)0-8186-3580-0
Original languageEnglish

Conference

Conference12TH ANNUAL JOINT CONF OF THE IEEE COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SOCIETIES - NETWORKING : FOUNDATION FOR THE FUTURE ( INFOCOM 93 )
CitySAN FRANCISCO
Period30/03/931/04/93

Conference

Conference12TH ANNUAL JOINT CONF OF THE IEEE COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SOCIETIES - NETWORKING : FOUNDATION FOR THE FUTURE ( INFOCOM 93 )
CitySAN FRANCISCO
Period30/03/931/04/93

Abstract

The integration of distributed multimedia systems around the unifying theme of quality of service (QOS) is addressed. A set of key QOS requirements is presented and mapped onto a provisional QOS architecture (QOS-A) that has emerged from a experimental system designed and implemented at Lancaster. The scope of the discussion is limited to aspects of a QOS-A for the support of continuous media communications. Also, the focus is on asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) at the network layer rather than the full range of multiservice networks. Functions and mechanisms for QOS support are examined and placed within the evolving QOS-A.