Delay performance measurements in multimedia switchings

Timo Hämäläinen, Kimmo Kaario, Pertti Raatikainen

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Abstract

A multimedia service connection is usually composed of several components, e.g., video, voice, data and control. Characteristics of these tributaries may vary substantially and thus it has been difficult to develop comprehensive analytical models to estimate, e.g., delay or bit error ratio performance. Additionally, queuing at various network nodes changes characteristics of the bit streams leading to increase of traffic burstiness. Due to the bursty nature of multimedia traffic, buffering easily becomes a critical issue consequently affecting delay performance. Since no adequate models for delay estimation are available, this paper approaches the performance problem by carrying out measurements in studying delay performance in multimedia switching nodes. MMPP (Markow-Modulated Poisson Process) distribution was chosen to represent performance and bursty nature of multimedia traffic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 25th EUROMICRO Conference
Subtitle of host publicationInformatics: Theory and Practice for the New Millennium
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Pages360-366
ISBN (Print)0-7695-0321-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event25th EUROMICRO Conference - Milan, Italy
Duration: 8 Sep 199910 Sep 1999

Conference

Conference25th EUROMICRO Conference
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period8/09/9910/09/99

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