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SIGMETRICS 2001 / Performance 2001

Performance Modeling of Elastic Traffic in Overload

Authors
Thomas Bonald
James Roberts

France Telecom R&D
 

Abstract
While providers generally aim to avoid congestion by adequate provisioning, overload can clearly occur on certain network links. In this paper we propose some simple preliminary models for an overloaded link accounting for user impatience and reattempt behavior.

[Last updated Fri Mar 23 2001]