Transfer Mode (transfer + mode)

Distribution by Scientific Domains

Kinds of Transfer Mode

  • asynchronous transfer mode

  • Selected Abstracts

    Heuristic and simulated annealing algorithms for solving extended cell assignment problem in wireless ATM networks

    Der-Rong Din
    Abstract In this paper, we investigate the extended cell assignment problem which optimally assigns new adding and splitting cells in Personal Communication Service (PCS) to switches in a wireless Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network. Given cells in a PCS network and switches on an ATM network (whose locations are fixed and known), we would like to do the assignment in an attempt to minimize a cost criterion. The cost has two components: one is the cost of handoffs that involve two switches, and the other is the cost of cabling. This problem is modeled as a complex integer programming problem, and finding an optimal solution to this problem is NP-hard. A heuristic algorithm and a simulated annealing algorithm are proposed to solve this problem. The heuristic algorithm, Extended Assignment Algorithm (EEA), consists of two phases, initial assigning phase and cell exchanging phase. First, in the initial assigning phase, the initial assignments of cells to switches are found. Then, these assignments are improved by performing cell exchanging phase in which two cells are repeatedly exchanged in different switches with great reduction of the total cost. The simulated annealing algorithm, ESA (enhanced simulated annealing), generates constraint-satisfied configurations, and uses three configuration perturbation schemes to change current configuration to a new one. Experimental results indicate that EAA and ESA algorithms have good performances. Copyright 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. [source]

    Performance of the Dual-Banyan ATM switch under arbitrary traffic patterns,

    Igor Radusinovic
    Dual-Banyan (DB) is a buffered banyan asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch encompassing multiple input-queueing (bifurcated queueing) as its buffering strategy. This paper describes a new analytical model for a performance evaluation of the DB switch under arbitrary traffic patterns. The model developed and presented enables the computation of the switch normalized throughput and the average packet delay by iterative calculations. The efficiency of the given model is verified through a comparison with simulation results, too. We compare throughputs of DB switch and input buffer banyan, and show that DB switch has significantly better performance levels. Copyright 2003 AEI. [source]

    A White LED Driver Using a Buck,Boost Converter

    Kei Eguchi Member
    Abstract For mobile backlighting applications, a white LED (WLED) driver using a buck,boost converter is proposed in this letter. Unlike conventional converters using boost converters, 2/1.5 charge pumps, and so on, the proposed converter offers the negative stepped-down voltage to drive the LED's cathode only when the input voltage is insufficient to drive a 1 transfer mode. Furthermore, unlike the LED backlight using charge pumps, the proposed converter can adjust the output voltage by controlling the duty factor of the clock pulse. Thus, the proposed converter can realize high power efficiency. The validity of the proposed converter is confirmed by simulations and experiments. 2010 Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [source]

    An adaptive path routing scheme for satellite IP networks

    Jing Chen
    Abstract Mobile satellites can be considered as the promising solution to the global IP network. In order to provide quality of service (QoS) in future networks, mobile satellite can be integrated with the asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) to switch IP datagrams in the space. For such a network, new and sophisticated routing and handoff algorithms are essential. In this paper, a new scheme called adaptive path routing scheme (APRS) is proposed. It is shown that the APRS can provide superior performance for routing and handoff in mobile satellite networks compared with conventional schemes. Copyright 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. [source]

    Measured average cell rate-based congestion avoidance scheme

    Hyun M. Choi
    Abstract Techniques for congestion control of available bit-rate (ABR) traffic in ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) networks remain an important issue. Several congestion control schemes have been proposed to adjust the cell rates of sources with a modified or mean allowed cell rate. To make these schemes work effectively in practice, the modified or mean allowed cell rate must converge under all conditions. However, it is not easy to obtain an accurate value, and an inaccurate value could result in network performance degradation such as severe oscillations and considerable unfairness. Therefore, we propose a measured average cell rate-based congestion avoidance for ABR traffic in ATM networks. The scheme has high throughput and achieves shorter queue lengths without congestion. With measured average cell rate, the scheme provides fast convergence to a start-up virtual connection (VC) and rate of equalization from different initial conditions of the sources. Thus, this scheme provides better fairness among connections. Copyright 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. [source]

    The effect of physical and link layers on IP QoS

    Jeffrey H. Dunn
    In the traditional Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) network model, Internet protocol (IP) provided only an unreliable, best-effort delivery service. As a result, the effects of the physical and data-link layers on IP performance were ignored. In the current Internet service provider (ISP) environment, service-level agreements (SLA) require that IP-based services provide quality of service (QoS) guarantees. These guarantees (e.g., asynchronous transfer mode [ATM], connection admission control, and frame relay [FR] traffic policing) are often based on or enforced through physical and link-layer provisioning parameters. In this paper, we examine the effects of the ATM and FR physical and data-link layers and their interworking on IP performance. Specifically, we characterize the impact of ATM and FR impairments, traffic policing, and interworking on IP traffic. 2003 Lucent Technologies Inc. [source]

    Knowledge Accession and Knowledge Acquisition in Strategic Alliances: The Impact of Supplementary and Complementary Dimensions

    Peter J. Buckley
    This paper advances the concepts of knowledge accession and knowledge acquisition in strategic alliances by identifying supplementary and complementary dimensions to these knowledge transfer modes. Complementary knowledge transfer reflects the similarity of knowledge that the partners have and is conducted in pursuit of higher efficiency and productivity to enhance partner firms' existing competitiveness. Supplementary knowledge transfer occurs when partners each possess distinctive core competences and the information that is acquired or accessed increases the business scope of partners. As knowledge accession entails knowledge amalgamation that does not involve organizational learning, costs associated with the transfer process are lower and trust is easier to establish than in the case of knowledge acquisition. The paper reviews the implications of these transfer modes on trust building in alliances and their costs implications and presents a number of propositions for further exploration. [source]