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Guaranteed packet delays with network coding

Mahmino, Ali and Lacan, Jérôme and Fraboul, Christian Guaranteed packet delays with network coding. (2008) In: First IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Network Coding: WiNC 2008 , 16 June 2008, San Francisco, United States .

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Abstract

In the context of networks providing QoS guarantees, the end-to-end delay experienced by a packet is an important parameter. In this paper, we show that network coding can be used to decrease worst case end-to-end bounds when compared to a classical routing strategy. This result can be explained by the fact that network coding can cope with congestion better that classical routing due to its property to process simultaneously packets from different flows. In this paper, two network coding strategies, applied to networks providing QoS guarantees, are presented. We present an evaluation of worst case delays both in routing and coding approaches with network calculus tools. An interesting result is that network coding can improve these guaranteed end-to-end bounds even in network topologies where the throughput is not improved.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:This paper appears in: Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks Workshops, 2008. SECON Workshops '08. 5th IEEE Annual Communications Society Conference on Publication Date: 16-20 June 2008 On page(s): 1-6 ISBN: 978-1-4244-2562-4
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Université de Toulouse I-Sciences Sociales - UT1
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Université de Toulouse > Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail - UTM
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Deposited By:Jérôme Lacan

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