Multicast provision for high speed networks

Waters, A.G. (1992) Multicast provision for high speed networks. In: UNSPECIFIED. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

With the advent of high speed packet networks capable of supporting integrated services, there is increasing scope for multi-party applications such as multi-media conferencing, file distribution, video distribution, real-time data collection and computer supported cooperative work. Such applications need to be properly supported by the network in order to encourage their development. This paper presents a layered framework offering the necessary support mechanisms at appropriate levels to make effective and efficient use of networking resources. Two aspects of multicast provision are then dealt with in more detail: first, multicast routing for networks of arbitrary topology and secondly, a flexible set of group management procedures.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled keywords: network architecture design protocol high speed multicast multipoint
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2009 18:24
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2009 18:24
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21018 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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