Worst-case delay control in multigroup overlay networks

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dc.contributor.author Tu, Wanqing
dc.contributor.author Sreenan, Cormac J.
dc.contributor.author Jia, Weijia
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-20T16:35:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-20T16:35:15Z
dc.date.issued 2007-10
dc.identifier.citation Tu, W., Sreenan, C. J. and Ji, W. (2007) 'Worst-Case Delay Control in Multigroup Overlay Networks', IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 18(10), pp. 1407-1419. doi: 10.1109/TPDS.2007.1074 en
dc.identifier.volume 18 en
dc.identifier.issued 10 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1407 en
dc.identifier.endpage 1419 en
dc.identifier.issn 1045-9219
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5074
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TPDS.2007.1074
dc.description.abstract This paper proposes a novel and simple adaptive control algorithm for the effective delay control and resource utilization of end host multicast (EMcast) when the traffic load becomes heavy in a multigroup network with real-time flows constrained by (sigma, rho) regulators. The control algorithm is implemented at the overlay networks and provides more regulations through a novel (sigma, rho, lambda) regulator at each group end host who suffers from heavy input traffic. To our knowledge, it is the first work to incorporate traffic regulators into the end host multicast to control heavy traffic output. Our further contributions include a theoretical analysis and a set of results. We prove the existence and calculate the value of the rate threshold rho* such that for a given set of K groups, when the average rate of traffic entering the group end hosts rho macr > rho*, the ratio of the worst-case multicast delay bound of the proposed (sigma, rho, lambda) regulator over the traditional (sigma, rho) regulator is O(1/Kn) for any integer n. We also prove the efficiency of the novel algorithm and regulator in decreasing worst-case delays by conducting computer simulations. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council (Embark Postdoctoral Fellowship of Ireland with the funding code 501-et-504 4890) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
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dc.subject Worst-case delay control en
dc.subject Overlay multicast en
dc.subject Multiple groups en
dc.subject Traffic control en
dc.subject Regulators en
dc.subject Communication system traffic control en
dc.subject Multicast algorithms en
dc.subject Multicast protocols en
dc.subject Telecommunication traffic en
dc.subject Traffic control en
dc.subject Propagation delay en
dc.subject Adaptive control en
dc.subject Delay effects en
dc.subject Resource management en
dc.subject Telecommunication traffic en
dc.subject Adaptive control en
dc.subject Delays en
dc.subject Multicast communication en
dc.subject Resource allocation en
dc.subject Telecommunication control en
dc.title Worst-case delay control in multigroup overlay networks en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Cormac Sreenan, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2017-11-16T15:50:53Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.internal.wokid WOS:000248943800005
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle IEEE Transactions On Parallel and Distributed Systems en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked No en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en

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