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A Migration Path to provide End-to-End QoS over Stateless Networks by Means of a Probing-driven Admission Control

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Giuseppe Bianchi , Nicola Blefari-Melazzi
Last updated 2001-11-08
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This document proposes a new admission control paradigm, called GRIP (Gauge&Gate Reservation with Independent Probing), devised to transparently operate over DiffServ domains. GRIP relies the decision to admit a new flow upon the successful and timely delivery, through the Internet, of probe packets independently generated by the end points.


Giuseppe Bianchi
Nicola Blefari-Melazzi

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