By Nikolaos Laoutaris, George Boukeas, Ioannis Stavrakakis (auth.), Mikhail I. Smirnov, Jon Crowcroft, James Roberts, Fernando Boavida (eds.)
The 2001 foreign Workshop on caliber of destiny net providers (QofIS 2001) held in Coimbra, Portugal, geared up via price motion 263, is the second one of what we think becomes a chain of profitable QofIS workshops. the former workshop was once held in Berlin within the yr 2000. The components of curiosity of QofIS disguise the layout, implementation and provision of caliber of carrier, spanning key problems with present and rising verbal exchange platforms equivalent to packet-level concerns, flow-level concerns, network-level concerns, architectural concerns, and purposes. The emphasis of the QofIS2001 w orkshop is on horizontal (end-to-end) in addition to vertical (top-down) provision of caliber of prone, protecting all parts of finish structures and networks, with the purpose of selecting options allowing possible and coherent QoS provision. The QofIS2001 cal l for papers attracted 87 submissions from 23 Asian, Australian, ecu, North American, and South American nations. those have been topic to thorough evaluation paintings via the Programme Committee individuals and extra reviewers who performed their paintings utilizing a particularly outfitted convention method, WebChairing, constructed in Coimbra via Flor de Utopia, that allowed complete regulate of the submission and reviewing procedures. in line with the reviews and proposals of the experiences, the ultimate programme was once outlined in a Programme th Committee assembly held on the collage of Karlsruhe on June five , 2001.