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Differentiated quality of service in application layer active networks

Roadknight, Chris and Marshall, Ian W. (2001) Differentiated quality of service in application layer active networks. In: Yasuda, Hiroshi, ed. Active Networks Second International Working Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 358-371. ISBN 978-3-540-41179-6. E-ISBN 978-3-540-40057-8. (doi:10.1007/3-540-40057-5_26)


A novel approach to quality of service control in an active service network (application layer active network) is described. The approach makes use of a distributed genetic algorithm based on the unique methods that bacteria use to transfer and share genetic material. We have used this algorithm in the design of a robust adaptive control system for the active nodes in an active service network. The system has been simulated and results show that it can offer clear differentiation of active services. The algorithm places the right software, at the right place, in the right proportions; allows different time dependencies to be satisfied and simple payment related increases in performance.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/3-540-40057-5_26
Uncontrolled keywords: adaptive control; queue length; admission control; service request; active service
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computational Intelligence Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:58 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 10:55 UTC
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