School Seminars and Colloquia

Data Network Models of Burstiness

Complex Systems Seminar

by Prof Sidney Resnick


Institution: School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University, USA
Date: Fri 12th August 2005
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 2, Ground Floor, ICT Building (111 Barry St, Carlton)

Abstract: We review characteristics of data traffic which we term stylized facts: burstiness, long range dependence, heavy tails, bursty behavior determined by high bandwidth users, dependence determined by users without high transmission rates. We propose an infinite source Poisson input model which accounts for traffic in adjacent time slots. This model has the ability to account for many of the stylized facts.

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