Quality of Service Architectures for Wireless Networks: Performance Metrics and Management: Performance Metrics and Management

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Adibi, Sasan
IGI Global, Jan 31, 2010 - Computers - 716 pages

Quality of service provides different priorities to different users to guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow in accordance with requests from the Internet service provider policy.

Quality of Service Architectures for Wireless Networks: Performance Metrics and Management presents a comprehensive collection of quality of service mechanisms for various access technologies and introduces existing and traditional approaches to traffic management for wireless technologies. With expert international contributions, this critical mass of knowledge covers both academic and industry-based state-of-the-art techniques and ongoing research.

 

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This is a great reference book. It contained up-to-date information on wireless networking in regards to QoS and with appropriate chapters management. Totally worth the price.

Contents

Introduction
1
Quality of Service inUMTS Mobile Systems
14
QoS Architecture of WiMAX
42
The WiMAX Point of View
57
Quantifying Operator Benefitsof Wireless Load Distribution
86
DelayBased Admission Controlto Sustain QoS in a ManagedIEEE 80211 Wireless LANs
103
Resource Allocation andQoS Provisioning forWireless Relay Networks
125
User Based Call AdmissionControl Algorithms forCellular Mobile Systems
151
Quality of Experience vsQoS in Video Transmission
352
Video Distortion Estimationand ContentAware QoSStrategies for Video Streamingover Wireless Networks
377
Methodologies and Applications
407
Quality of Service Provisioningin the IP Multimedia Subsystem
443
Quality of Service QoS Routingin Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
464
QoS and EnergyAware Routingfor Wireless Sensor Networks
497
Queuing Delay Analysis ofMultiRadio MultiChannelWireless Mesh Networks
515
Scalable Wireless MeshNetwork Architectureswith QoS Provisioning
539

Admission Control andScheduling for QoS Provisioningin WiMAX Networks
183
Advancements on PacketScheduling in Hybrid SatelliteTerrestrial Networks
203
Quality of Service Issuesin Micro Mobility EnabledWireless Access Networks
238
Handover Analysis and DynamicMobility Management forWireless Cellular Networks
257
Supporting Multiple QualityofService Classes inIEEE 80216e Handoff
280
QoS in VehicularCommunication Networks
300
Correlating Quality ofExperience and Qualityof Service for NetworkApplications
326
Towards Designing HighThroughput Routing Metricsfor Wireless Mesh Networks
560
Architecture Open Issuesand Design Approaches
575
Evolution of QoS Controlin Next GenerationMobile Networks
595
Compilation of References
613
About the Contributors
662
Index
680
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Sasan Adibi is currently a Technical Staff Member of Advanced Research at Research In Motion (RIM). He is also expected to graduate from University of Waterloo in 2010 with a Ph.D. degree from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He has an extensive research background mostly in the areas of Quality of Service (QoS) and Security. He is the first author of +25 journal/conference/book chapter/white paper publications. He also has strong industry experiences, having worked in numerous high-tech companies, including Nortel Networks and Siemens Canada.

Raj Jain is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ACM, a winner of ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time award, CDAC-ACCS Foundation Award 2009, and ranks among the top 50 in Citeseer's list of Most Cited Authors in Computer Science. Dr. Jain is currently a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Previously, he was one of the Co-founders of Nayna Networks, Inc - a next generation telecommunications systems company in San Jose, CA. He was a Senior Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation in Littleton, Mass and then a professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of "Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis,'' which won the 1991 "Best-Advanced How-to Book, Systems'' award from Computer Press Association. His fourth book entitled "High-Performance TCP/IP: Concepts, Issues, and Solutions," was published by Prentice Hall in November 2003.

Shyam Parekh is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in the Network Performance & Reliability department of Bell Labs at Alcatel-Lucent. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering (1986) and an MA in Statistics (1984) from UC Berkeley, and a BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (1980) from BITS, Pilani, India. He has worked and published extensively on performance optimization and architecture of broadband wired and wireless networks. He has also contributed broadly in the areas of novel analytical and simulation techniques. He has an ongoing affiliation as a visiting faculty with the EECS department of UC Berkeley. He has been the Co-Chair of the Application Working Group of the WiMAX Forum and a Principal Investigator for an NSF funded Future Internet Design (FIND) project. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy.

Mostafa Tofighbakhsh is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Radio Technology Architecture group Bell Labs at AT&T. He holds a JD (1995) and completed his Ph.D. requirements for electrical engineering & computer science at GWU(1990). He taught graduate courses from 1996- 2001 at various universities as an adjunct including GWU and Southeastern University. He chaired the WiMax Forum application working group forum 2004 – 2009. He has contributed broadly in major technical conferences and he is currently involved in application performance studies and cross layer optimization and radio layer APIs. He is a Senior Member of ACM, IEEE and a member of many industry standard forums. [Editor]

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