COPAS: dynamic contention-balancing to enhance the performance of TCP over multi-hop wireless networks

  title={COPAS: dynamic contention-balancing to enhance the performance of TCP over multi-hop wireless networks},
  author={Carlos de M. Cordeiro and Samir R Das and Dharma P. Agrawal},
  journal={Proceedings. Eleventh International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks},
  • C. Cordeiro, Samir R Das, D. Agrawal
  • Published 10 December 2002
  • Business, Computer Science
  • Proceedings. Eleventh International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks
Most studies on TCP over multi-hop wireless ad hoc networks have only addressed the issue of performance degradation due to temporarily broken routes, which results in TCP inability to distinguish between losses due to link failures or congestion. This problem tends to become more serious as network mobility increases. We tackle the equally important capture problem to which there has been little or no solution, and is present mostly in static and low mobility multihop wireless networks. This… 

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