Traffic engineering

Operators of telecommunications networks aim at maximizing their profit while meeting customer performance demands. Traffic engineering involves both capacity planning and traffic management. The objective is to deliver desired Quality of Service with minimum consumption of network resources.

Specialist competencies

  • Packet traffic modelling
  • Packet schedulers 
  • Packet-level performance (QoS) evaluation
  • Call traffic modelling
  • Call admission control
  • Unicast and multicast QoS routing
  • Call-level performance (GoS) evaluation

Research reports

Traffic engineering in telecommunications networks

Traffic engineering in IPTV networks

Research resources

Traffic engineering terminology