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dc.contributorMulti-disciplinary Studiesen_US
dc.contributorDepartment of Electronic and Information Engineeringen_US
dc.creatorLaw, Man-man-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleBandwidth allocation algorithms in ATM networksen_US
dcterms.abstractAsynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) technology has become a networking technology in providing the capability of integrating different types of networks into a single, consolidated broadband network. Traffic control and resource management is one of the hottest topics in ATM networks as the Quality of service (QoS) should be fulfilled for all service categories. The objective of this dissertation is to investigate and survey different bandwidth allocation solutions for the variable bit-rate (VBR) traffic in ATM networks. The methods investigated include conventional static slot assignment algorithm, adaptive slot assignment algorithm, rate-based dynamic slot assignment algorithm and the modified rate-based dynamic slot assignment algorithm. In this work, computer simulations have been carried out to evaluate the performance of various bandwidth allocation algorithms. The scenario of the simulations is described as follows. The cells from each connection are first queued up and multiplexed at the network entry point with the buffering capability into one link. The multiplexed stream is then transmitted over the link to the destination end of the link. Different performance parameters such as the average cell delay, the coefficient of variation and the line utilization are evaluated and compared among different algorithms.en_US
dcterms.extent[v], 73 leaves : ill. ; 31 cmen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHAsynchronous transfer modeen_US
dcterms.LCSHBroadband communication systemsen_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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