Paul Patrick White

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In this paper we discuss the need for resource reservation in the Internet and examine some of the strengths and weaknesses of RSVP, which is currently the most popular of Internet reservation protocols that have been developed. We also discuss some alternative reservation protocols for packet networks, in particular the ATM Block Transfer(ABT) reservation(More)
In this paper we present a new technique called Optimised Batch Patching with Classes of Service(OBP with CoS) which can be used to leverage the benefits of multicast within the context of 'near' video-on-demand systems in IP networks. OBP with CoS builds on an earlier scheme, known as Optimised Patching, but is different in two respects. Firstly, in OBP(More)
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