Investigation on probing schemes in probe-based multicast admission control

Le, Chunhui, He, Jianhua, Zhang, Guanxiang and Cheng, Wenqing (2005). Investigation on probing schemes in probe-based multicast admission control. IN: Network architectures, management, and applications II. Yoo, S.J. Ben; Chang, Gee-Kung; Li, Guangcheng and Cheung, Kwok-wai (eds) SPIE proceedings . Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE.


Multicast is an efficient approach to save network bandwidth for multimedia streaming services. To provide Quality of Services (QoS) for the multimedia services while maintain the advantage of multicast in bandwidth efficiency, admission control for multicast sessions are expected. Probe-based multicast admission control (PBMAC) schemes are of a sort of scalable and simple admission control for multicast. Probing scheme is the essence of PBMAC. In this paper, after a detailed survey on three existing probing schemes, we evaluate these schemes using simulation and analysis approaches in two aspects: admission correctness and group scalability. Admission correctness of the schemes is compared by simulation investigation. Analytical models for group scalability are derived, and validated by simulation results. The evaluation results illustrate the advantages and weaknesses of each scheme, which are helpful for people to choose proper probing scheme for network.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Adaptive communications networks research group
Additional Information: Le, C., He, J., Zhang, G., & Cheng, W. "Investigation on probing schemes in probe-based multicast admission control", Network architectures, management, and applications II, Yoo, S. J. B., Chang, G-K., Li, G., & Cheung, K. (Eds.), 5626, 1398-1407, (2005). Copyright 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Event Title: Network architectures, management, and applications II
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2004-11-07
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Published Date: 2005
Authors: Le, Chunhui
He, Jianhua ( 0000-0002-5738-8507)
Zhang, Guanxiang
Cheng, Wenqing



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