This paper proposes an explicit rate-based end-to-end congestion control mechanism to alleviate congestion of multimedia traffic in packet switched networks such as the Internet. The congestion is controlled by adjusting the transmission rates of the sources in response to the feedback information from destination such as the buffer occupancy, packet arrival rate and service rate at the outgoing link, so that a desired quality of service (QoS) can be met. The QoS is defined in terms of packet loss ratio, transmission delay, power, and network utilization. Comparison studies demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed scheme over New-Reno TCP (a variant of AIMD: additive increase multiplicative decrease) technique during simulated congestion. Since it is end-to-end, no router support is necessary, the proposed methodology can be readily applied to today's Internet, as well as for real-time video and voice data transfer in unicast networks.
M. Peng et al., "Rate-Based End-to-End Congestion Control of Multimedia Traffic in Packet Switched Networks," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing [Computers and Communications], 2003, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2003.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITCC.2003.1197552
International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing [Computers and Communications], 2003
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Internet; New-Reno TCP; QoS; Buffer Occupancy; Buffer Storage; End-To-End Congestion Control; Explicit Rate-Based Congestion Control; Feedback; Feedback Information; Integrated Voice/Data Communication; Multimedia Communication; Multimedia Traffic; Network Utilization; Packet Arrival Rate; Packet Loss Ratio; Packet Switched Networks; Packet Switching; Power Utilization; Quality of Service; Queueing Theory; Real-Time Video Data Transfer; Service Rate; Telecommunication Congestion Control; Telecommunication Traffic; Transmission Delay; Transmission Rates; Transport Protocols; Unicast Networks; Visual Communication; Voice Data Transfer
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