Harnessing betweenness centrality for virtual network embedding in tree topologies
by Mydhili Palagummi; Ricardo Lent
International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking (IJHPCN), Vol. 13, No. 4, 2019

Abstract: We examine the virtual network embedding problem with QoS constraints and formulate an approach that exploits the betweenness centrality of VNE requests to improve performance. A pay-per-use revenue model is introduced to evaluate the algorithm. An evaluation study using datacentre-like substrates and a wide area topology compares the approach with four embedding methods from the literature and reports on the average revenue rate, embedding success probability, average number of VNE deployments, cost, and impact of substrate failures on the operation of the VNEs, confirming the efficacy of the proposed approach.

Online publication date: Wed, 24-Apr-2019

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