XRMCCP: A XCP Framework Based Reliable Multicast Transport Protocol

  • Guang Lu
  • YongChao Wang
  • MiaoLiang Zhu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4222)


This paper introduces a XCP framework based reliable multicast transport protocol XRMCCP (XCP framework based Reliable Multicast Congestion controlled protocol) that has been designed to be simple, scalable and reliable for high bandwidth-delay product (BDP) networks. We observe that TCP Friendly Throughput Equation (TFTE), which many current multicast transport protocols use to estimate available rates of multicast sessions, has limits of performance in high BDP networks. XRMCCP generalizes XCP framework to support one-to-many transport congestion control. The scalability issue is addressed with an exponential timers scheme that is also used to estimate the number of receivers involved in the communication. The paper presents a number of simulation results on its performance. Besides, some design choices are evaluated.


Congestion Control Round Trip Time Congestion Window Fairness Index Bottleneck Link 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guang Lu
    • 1
  • YongChao Wang
    • 2
  • MiaoLiang Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Artificial IntelligenceZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Center of Network &InformationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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