Packet Classification

Authored by: Roberto Rojas-Cessa

Interconnections for Computer Communications and Packet Networks

Print publication date:  January  2017
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482226966
eBook ISBN: 9781315373485
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Packet classification is a function that routers or other network appliances perform to identify a packet for asserting the type of service that the router will perform on the packet. This function must be performed accurately and fast. This chapter discusses packet classification and different schemes to perform it fast and efficiently.

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