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This paper presents a characterization and a survey of multiple path routing in computer networks. It also develops a routing protocol that achieves load sharing and combines the strengths of both virtual circuit and datagram networks.
Using a client-server based signaling protocol, the authors propose a new approach to connection establishment that allows for the easy handling of multiparty connections and improves end-to-end connection setup delay by parallelizing certain operations that occur during connection establishment. ignaling protocols a r e used in switching systems to support… (More)