Buffer sizing at a host in an ATM network

Donald E. Smith, H. Jonathan Chao

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Abstract

The authors develop a queuing model of a buffer that collects cells for reassembly into packets for a protocol layer above the asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) layer. Whenever the buffer fills with all packets incomplete, a packet must be sacrificed to make room for others. The queuing model estimates the equilibrium fraction of packets sacrificed. Applications to sizing the buffer for a prescribed loss probability are given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - IEEE INFOCOM'92
Subtitle of host publicationThe Conference on Computer Communications
Pages536-543
Number of pages8
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992
Event11th Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies, INFOCOM'92 - Florence, Italy
Duration: May 6 1992May 8 1992

Publication series

NameProceedings - IEEE INFOCOM
ISSN (Print)0743-166X

Conference

Conference11th Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies, INFOCOM'92
CountryItaly
CityFlorence
Period5/6/925/8/92

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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