A Framework for Internet Traffic Engineering

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tewg WG)
Authors Daniel Awduche  , Alex Chiu  , Anwar Elwalid  , Indra Widjaja  , X Xiao 
Last updated 2001-06-06
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This memo describes a framework for Traffic Engineering (TE) in the Internet. The framework is intended to promote better understanding of the issues surrounding traffic engineering in IP networks, and to provide a common basis for the development of traffic engineering capabilities for the Internet. The principles, architectures, and methodologies for performance evaluation and performance optimization of operational IP networks are discussed throughout this document.


Daniel Awduche (awduche@awduche.com)
Alex Chiu (Alex.Chiu@eng.sun.com)
Anwar Elwalid (anwar@lucent.com)
Indra Widjaja (indra.widjaja@fnc.fujitsu.com)
X Xiao (xipeng@globalcenter.net)

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