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Improving TCP-Friendliness for mHIP

  • Tatiana Polishchuk
  • Andrei Gurtov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 63)

Abstract

Multihomed environments are getting increasingly common, especially for mobile users. mHIP was designed to provide secure multipath data transmission for the multihomed hosts and boost throughput of a single TCP connection by effectively distributing data over multiple available paths.

In this paper we develop a TCP-friendly congestion control scheme for mHIP secure multipath scheduling solution. We enable two-level control over aggressiveness of the multipath flows to prevent stealing bandwidth from the traditional transport connections in the shared bottleneck. We demonstrate how to achieve a desired level of friendliness at the expense of inessential performance degradation. A series of simulations verifies that the proposed congestion control for mHIP meets the criteria of TCP-compatibility, TCP-equivalence and TCP-equal share, preserving friendliness to UDP and another mHIP traffic.

Keywords

Internet HIP multipath routing TCP-friendliness goodput 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatiana Polishchuk
    • 1
  • Andrei Gurtov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIITAaltoFinland
  2. 2.Centre for Wireless CommunicationsOuluFinland

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