An Agent-Based Approach for Quality of Service Negotiation and Management in Distributed Multimedia Systems

@inproceedings{Oliveira1997AnAA,
  title={An Agent-Based Approach for Quality of Service Negotiation and Management in Distributed Multimedia Systems},
  author={Luiz A. G. Oliveira and Paulo C. Oliveira and Eleri Cardozo},
  booktitle={Mobile Agents},
  year={1997}
}
Quality of service (QoS) is receiving strong attention due to its key role in distributed multimedia computing. QoS is not a new concept, being usually employed in the domain of computer networks to specify a set of parameters typically assigned to transport connections. As a rule, QoS is established through negotiation between service users and providers. The process of negotiation is simple if the resources are managed by a centralized entity (e.g. an operating system) or by a set of… 

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