Relationship to Current Internet Protocols

  • R. Srikant
Part of the Systems & Control: Foundations & Applications book series (SCFA)


Consider a single source accessing a link which has the capacity to serve c packets-per-second. Let us also suppose for simplicity that all packets are of equal size. To ensure that congestion does not occur at the link, the source should transmit at a maximum rate of c. One way to ensure this is using a window flow control protocol. A source’s window is the maximum number of unacknowledged packets that the source can inject into the network at any time.


Window Size Packet Loss Queue Length Buffer Overflow Random Early Detection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Srikant
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  1. 1.Coordinated Science Laboratory and Department of General EngineeringUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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