Patent Number: 6,801,501

Title: Method and apparatus for performing measurement-based admission control using peak rate envelopes

Abstract: A method and apparatus for performing measurement-based admission control using peak rate envelopes is disclosed. A peak rate envelope estimator that uses empirical traffic envelopes of the aggregate traffic flow to allocate resources. Connection requests from the user are accepted or denied based upon the empirical traffic envelopes of the aggregate traffic flow.

Inventors: Knightly; Edward (Houston, TX), Qiu; Jingyu (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: Nokia Corporation

International Classification: H04L 12/24 (20060101); H04L 12/56 (20060101); H04J 003/14 (); H04L 012/26 ()

Expiration Date: 10/05/2012