Hardware Acceleration inside a Differentiated Services Access Node

  • Juha Forsten
  • Mika Loukola
  • Jorma Skytta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1718)


This paper describes the hardware implementation of Simple Integrated Media Access (SIMA) access node. SIMA introduces Quality of Service (QoS) in IP networks by using the IPv4 Type of Service (TOS) field as priority and real-time indication field. Hardware acceleration is used to speed up the SIMA cal-culations.


Service Level Agreement Priority Level Flash Memory Access Node Memory Window 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juha Forsten
    • 1
  • Mika Loukola
    • 1
  • Jorma Skytta
    • 1
  1. 1.Helsinki University of TechnologyFinland

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