• List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Glossary
  • Zusammenfassung
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Motivation of the study
  • 1.2 LRIC cost models and Quality of Service
  • 1.3 Goal of the project
  • 1.4 Outline of the report
  • 2 Principles for the design of a network with QoS
  • 2.1 Network Design Principles
  • 2.2 QoS techniques
  • 2.3 Soft-assurance and Hard-assurance models for QoS provisioning
  • 2.4 Interim conclusions
  • 3 Efficient networks with QoS
  • 3.1 State-of-the-art/most used QoS mechanisms
  • 3.2 Design of an efficient network with QoS
  • 3.3 An efficient network architecture with QoS
  • 3.4 Interim conclusions
  • 4 QoS in LRIC cost models
  • 4.1 LRIC cost models for services with and without QoS
  • 4.2 Particularities of a cost model for services with QoS
  • 4.3 Examples of cost models for the calculation of the cost of services provided with QoS
  • 4.4 Interim conclusions
  • 5 Conclusions
  • References