Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation for metropolitan and wide-area networks

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)561-563
Journal / PublicationIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes


A new bandwidth allocation scheme termed Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation (ABA) based on classical control theory is proposed. It achieves stability, fairness and efficiency in metropolitan and wide-area networks. We demonstrate by simulation the satisfactory performance achieved by ABA. © 2005 IEEE.

Research Area(s)

  • Bandwidth allocation, General weighted fairness, Rate control, Resilient packet ring (RPR), Stability