TCP Congestion Window Validation

@article{Handley2000TCPCW,
  title={TCP Congestion Window Validation},
  author={Mark Handley and Jitendra Padhye and Sally Floyd},
  journal={RFC},
  year={2000},
  volume={2861},
  pages={1-11}
}
TCP’s congestion window controls the number of packets a TCP flow may hav e in the network at any time. However, long periods when the sender is idle or application-lim ited can lead to the invalidation of the congestion window, in that the congestion window no longer refl ects current information about the state of the network. In this paper we propose a simple modificati on to TCP’s congestion control algorithms to decay the congestion window c nd after the transition from a sufficiently-long… CONTINUE READING
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