Increasing TCP Capacity in Wireless Multihop Networks

  • Changhee Joo
  • Saewoong Bahk
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3597)


It is reported in the literature that a TCP connection with small window size achieves high throughput in wireless multihop networks. In this paper, we claim that TCP can benefit more from delaying ACK rather than limiting the window size. Since the induced delay may result in lengthy transfer time for short connections, we propose an adaptive delayed ACK algorithm at the receiver to enhance TCP performance.


Data Packet Transfer Time Congestion Window Wireless Multihop Network Timeout Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Changhee Joo
    • 1
  • Saewoong Bahk
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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