Network Congestion - Congestion Control

Congestion control concerns controlling traffic entry into a telecommunications network, so as to avoid congestive collapse by attempting to avoid oversubscription of any of the processing or link capabilities of the intermediate nodes and networks and taking resource reducing steps, such as reducing the rate of sending packets. It should not be confused with flow control, which prevents the sender from overwhelming the receiver.

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HSTCP
... HighSpeed TCP (HSTCP) is a new congestion control algorithm protocol defined in RFC 3649 for TCP ... makes minor modifications to standard TCP's congestion control mechanism to overcome this limitation ... When an ACK is received (in congestion avoidance), the window is increased by and when a loss is detected through triple duplicate acknowledgments, the window is decreased by, where ...
Stefan Savage
... In 1999, Savage's research team published TCP Congestion Control with a Misbehaving Receiver, which uncovered protocol flaws in the TCP protocol that carries most Internet ... By exploiting these flaws, Savage proposed means for attackers to evade congestion control, allowing attackers to monopolize crowded network connections that would otherwise be shared ... This was the first paper to address congestion control evasion as a vulnerability, rather than as a theoretical design implication ...
Taxonomy Of Congestion Control - Classification By Network Awareness - The Box Is Black: Blind Congestion Control
... The congestion control in the traditional TCP, is based on the basic idea of AIMD ... as in AIMD, when the protocols are in the congestion avoidance phase ... The congestion window resets and the protocol enters again the slow-start phase ...
Transmission Control Protocol - Protocol Operation - Data Transfer - Congestion Control
... The final main aspect of TCP is congestion control ... TCP uses a number of mechanisms to achieve high performance and avoid congestion collapse, where network performance can fall by several orders of magnitude ... These mechanisms control the rate of data entering the network, keeping the data flow below a rate that would trigger collapse ...
Sally Floyd - Biography
... Floyd is best known in the field of congestion control as the inventor of Random Early Detection ("RED") active queue management scheme, thus founding the field of Active Queue Management (AQM) with Van Jacobson ... on the standard for TCP Selective acknowledgement (SACK), Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN), the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) and TCP ... Award in 2005 and the ACM SIGCOMM Award in 2007 for her contributions to congestion control ...

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