Queueing analysis of DTN protocols in deep-space communications

  title={Queueing analysis of DTN protocols in deep-space communications},
  author={Guannan Yang and Ruhai Wang and Kanglian Zhao and Xinggan Zhang and Wenfeng Li and Xiongwen He},
  journal={IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine},
Delay/disruption tolerant networking (DTN) [1] is proposed as an internetworking architecture for reliable data delivery despite a long propagation delay and/or lengthy link disruptions. DTN targets challenging networking environments where traditional networking protocols such as the terrestrial Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) typically do not work effectively. The challenging problem of mission control and data delivery in space communications is a typical application… 

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