Chapter 12. Connection Continuity

  1. William C. Hardy

Published Online: 18 APR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0470845910.ch12

QoS: Measurement and Evaluation of Telecommunications Quality of Service

QoS: Measurement and Evaluation of Telecommunications Quality of Service

How to Cite

Hardy, W. C. (2002) Connection Continuity, in QoS: Measurement and Evaluation of Telecommunications Quality of Service, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470845910.ch12

Author Information

  1. WorldCom, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 APR 2002
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499572

Online ISBN: 9780470845912

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Keywords:

  • abnormal disconnect;
  • connection continuity;
  • disconnect report;
  • spontaneous disconnect

Summary

Examines and analyzes users' concerns with spontaneous termination of telecommunications exchanges still in progress. Defines the generic measure of QoS to be the probability of experiencing a spontaneous disconnect, together with quantifiers comprising various direct and indirect estimates of that probability and evaluation criteria based on such estimates.