The control of congestion in packet switching networks

@inproceedings{Davies1971TheCO,
  title={The control of congestion in packet switching networks},
  author={D. Davies},
  year={1971}
}
Any communication network has a limit to the traffic it can carry. If there is more than a certain traffic demand, some of the traffic must be rejected. Both the nature of the limitation and the reaction of the network to excess demand depend on the design of the network. The network in a condition where it must reject traffic is called 'congested'. 
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