Chapter 6. QoS Architectures

  1. Mario Marchese

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058763.ch6

QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks

QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks

How to Cite

Marchese, M. (2007) QoS Architectures, in QoS Over Heterogeneous Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058763.ch6

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 Architectures;
  • Support of end-to-end QoS over heterogeneous networks;
  • Access Routers (ARs) and Border Routers (BRs);
  • Project MESCAL [MESCAL];
  • Bandwidth Brokers (BBs);
  • QoS-PRN (RN) framework;
  • RSVP tunnelling extensions (RSVP-TE);
  • Constrained Routing Label Distribution Protocol (CR-LDP)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • End-to-End Quality of Service: State-of-the-Art

  • Architectures for QoS Control

  • “Technology”-centric QoS Architecture

  • IP-centric QoS Architecture

  • MPLS-centric QoS Approach

  • IPv6-centric QoS Approach

  • QoS Overall Architecture

  • QoS Architectures Comparison