Authors: Ashraf Uddin Ahmed, Senro Saito, Zixue Cheng, Makoto Takizawa
Addresses: Department of Computers and Systems Engineering, Tokyo Denki University, Japan. ' Department of Computer Systems, The University of Aizu, Japan. ' Department of Computer Systems, The University of Aizu, Japan. ' Department of Computers and Systems Engineering, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Abstract: The rapid growth of information technology has resulted in severe congestion problems in the internet. Due to micro-level congestion (such as link and router), it is hard to detect and control the congestion from the internet. To reduce and/or overcome this problem, we introduce, a macro-level congestion detection mechanism and congestion control method across the internet. Here, a zone is a collection of hundreds or thousands of networks situated in a geographical region. A zone has a zone-manager and border routers; they can cooperate with each other by controlling information. Using our method, zones can prevent congestion and produce better zone performance.
Keywords: network performance metrics; zone performance metrics; zone-based congestion control; zone-based QoS; quality of service; congestion detection; internet; network congestion.
International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, 2007 Vol.5 No.1/2, pp.12 - 23
Published online: 14 Nov 2007 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article