Chapter 2. QoS-based Networks

  1. Mario Marchese

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058763.ch2

QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks

QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks

How to Cite

Marchese, M. (2007) QoS-based Networks, in QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058763.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Communications, Computer and System Science, University of Genoa, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017524

Online ISBN: 9780470058763



  • QoS-based networks;
  • heterogeneous QoS-based networks;
  • Network Convergence concept;
  • Autonomous System (AS);
  • Stub AS, Multi-homed AS, Transit AS;
  • autonomous network systems;
  • ingress/egress routers;
  • “heterogeneous network” and different Service Providers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Heterogeneous QoS-based Networks

  • The Concept of Autonomous Systems