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INSIGNIA
draft-ietf-manet-insignia-01

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (manet WG)
Authors Andrew Campbell , Seoung-Bum Lee , G Ahn
Last updated 1999-10-28
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-manet-insignia-01.txt

Abstract

This document specifies INSIGNIA, an in-band signaling system for supporting quality of service (QOS) in mobile ad hoc networks. The term `in-band signaling` refers to the fact that control information is carried along with data in IP packets. We argue that in-band signaling is more suitable than explicit out-of-band approaches (e.g., RSVP) when supporting end-to-end quality of service in highly dynamic environments such as mobile ad hoc networks where network topology, node connectivity and end-to-end quality of service are strongly time-varying. INSIGNIA is designed to support the delivery of adaptive real-time services and includes fast session/flow/microflow reservation, restoration and adaptation algorithms between source/destination pairs. In this memo we discuss how INSIGNIA fits into our broader vision of a wireless flow management model for mobile ad hoc networks and how it interfaces to the proposed MANET Working Group routing algorithm.

Authors

Andrew Campbell
Seoung-Bum Lee
G Ahn

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