Models and Methods for Analyzing Internet Congestion Control Algorithms

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Abstract

Congestion control in the Internet was introduced in the late 1980s by Van Jacobson [9]. Jacobson's algorithm which is implemented in the transport layer protocol called TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) has served the Internet well during a time of unprecedented growth. However, the algorithm was designed during a time when the Internet was a relatively small network compared to its size today. Therefore, there has been much interest in reexamining the role of congestion control in the Internet with the goal of enhancing TCP to make it scalable to large networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Communication Control Networks
EditorsSophie Tarbouriech, Chaouki Abdallah, John Chiasson
Pages65-86
Number of pages22
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences
Volume308
ISSN (Print)0170-8643

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences

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    Srikant, R. (2005). Models and Methods for Analyzing Internet Congestion Control Algorithms. In S. Tarbouriech, C. Abdallah, & J. Chiasson (Eds.), Advances in Communication Control Networks (pp. 65-86). (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences; Vol. 308).