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Multi-drop VPs for Multiparty Videoconferencing on SONET/ATM Rings -- Architectural Design and Bandwidth Demand Analysis

  • Gang Feng
  • Tak-Shing Peter Yum
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1718)

Abstract

This paper proposes a scheme for implementing multiparty videoconferencing service on SONET/ATM rings. Different multicasting methods on SONET/ATM rings are discussed and compared. A new multicast VP called “Multi-drop VP” which is particularly suitable for SONET/ATM rings is proposed. An Add-Drop Multiplexer(ADM) structure for rings capable of multi-dropping is also presented. Several VP assignment schemes are proposed and their bandwidth utilizations are compared.

Keywords

Source Node Asynchronous Transfer Mode Virtual Channel Bandwidth Demand Virtual Path 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gang Feng
    • 1
  • Tak-Shing Peter Yum
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringThe Chinese University of Hong KongN.T. Hong Kong

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