Performance evaluation of Westwood+ TCP congestion control

@article{Mascolo2004PerformanceEO,
  title={Performance evaluation of Westwood+ TCP congestion control},
  author={Saverio Mascolo and Luigi Alfredo Grieco and Roberto Ferorelli and Pietro Camarda and Giacomo Piscitelli},
  journal={Perform. Eval.},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={93-111}
}
Westwood+ TCP is a sender-side only modification of the classic Tahoe/Reno TCP that has been recently proposed to improve fairness and efficiency of TCP. The key idea of Westwood + TCP is to perform an end-to-end estimate of the bandwidth available for a TCP connection by properly counting and filtering the stream of ACK packets. This estimate is used to adaptively decrease the congestion window and slow-start threshold after a congestion episode. In this way, Westwood + TCP substitutes the… CONTINUE READING
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