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Accession Number ADA562464
Title Adaptive Routing Algorithm for Priority Flows in a Network.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 104p
Personal Author T. J. Carbino
Abstract This research presents the development of an Adaptive Routing Algorithm for Priority (ARAP) flows in a Network. Devices in today's battle space require information to function. Additional bandwidth requirements for such devices place an increased burden on the already congested networks in the battle space. Some devices require real time information (high priority) and other devices will not require real time information (low priority). Existing protocols treat the network like an opaque entity and have little knowledge of user requirements. User requirement information is available in tactical networks and we can take advantage of the known requirements to better optimize network behavior. One such optimization is during times of congestion ARAP will enable better Quality of Service (QoS) for higher priority information. Mechanisms such as Network Tasking Order (NTO) and Network Weatherman (NWM) can provide this information to facilitate improved network behavior. The NTO gives advance knowledge of network state and NWM provides future estimates on utilization of specific network queues allowing for improved QoS guarantees.
Keywords Adaptive systems
Network tasking order
Network weatherman
Priority routing
Queueing theory
Real time

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 72B - Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, & Mathematical Logic
Corporate Author Air Force Inst. of Tech., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Graduate School of Engineering and Management.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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