TCP Increase/Decrease Behavior for Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)

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Title: TCP Increase/Decrease Behavior for Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)
Author: Kwon, Minseok; Fahmy, Sonia
Abstract: We investigate the effect of TCP Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) with a new response strategy that is more aggressive in the short term, but preserves TCP long term behavior, without modifying the router marking rate. A less aggressive ECN decrease gives more incentives for end systems to become ECN-compliant, as ECN serves as an early warning sign in this case. Our analysis and simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of the new algorithm in improving throughput and reducing fluctuations. We model a multiple bottleneck scenario with various types of traffic, and evaluate the effect of a number of parameters, including TCP flavor, increase/decrease parameters, buffer size, and random early detection (RED) parameters.
Description: ©2009 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… "TCP Increase/Decrease Behavior for Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). April 2002.
Record URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1850/8196
Date: 2002

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