QoS Monitoring for ATM-based Networks

  • H. R. Wiltfang
  • C. Schmidt
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Forthcoming applications, especially in the multimedia area, require communication services with guaranteed quality of service (QoS). Due to dynamic changes in the network, it is crucial to monitor continuously the achieved QoS during data transmission. This paper focuses on QoS monitoring of ATM connections in end systems as well as inside the ATM network. QM-SSCS, a service specific convergence sublayer for AAL5 is presented which supports QoS monitoring. Moreover, the ATM Network Monitor ANEMON, an entity for collection of topology and QoS-related information within an ATM network, is described.


Quality of Service Management Monitoring ATM Networks AAL Protocols 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. R. Wiltfang
    • 1
  • C. Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of TelematicsUniversity of KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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