Managing Group Dynamics and Failures in QoS Multicasting

  title={Managing Group Dynamics and Failures in QoS Multicasting},
  author={Aaron Striegel and G. Manimaran},
The recent proliferation of QoS-aware group applications over the Internet has accelerated the need for scalable and efficient multicast support. In this article, we present a multicast “life-cycle” model which identifies the various issues that are involved in a typical multicast session. During the life-cycle of a multicast session, three important events can occur: group dynamics, network dynamics, and traffic dynamics. The first two aspects are concerned with maintaining a good quality (e.g… CONTINUE READING

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