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IEEE Communications Magazine October 2004134 0163-6804/04/$20.00 2004 IEEE This work was supported
 

Summary: IEEE Communications Magazine October 2004134 0163-6804/04/$20.00 2004 IEEE
This work was supported
by NASA Goddard and
Swales Aerospace under
contract no. S11201
(NAS5-01090) and NSF
under award number
0219829.
TOPICS IN INTERNET TECHNOLOGY
INTRODUCTION
The combined use of the differentiated services
(DiffServ) and multiprotocol label switching
(MPLS) technologies is envisioned to provide
guaranteed quality of service (QoS) for multi-
media traffic in IP networks, while effectively
using network resources [1]. The basic idea
behind MPLS is to attach a short fixed-length
label to packets at the ingress router of the
MPLS domain. These edge routers are called
label edge routers (LERs), while routers capa-

  

Source: Anjali, Tricha - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
Scoglio, Caterina Maria - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences; Engineering