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ACK-Clocking Dynamics: Modelling the Interaction between Windows and the Network

Jacobsson, Krister and Andrew, Lachlan L. H. and Tang, Ao and Johansson, Karl H. and Hjalmarsson, Håkan and Low, Steven H. (2008) ACK-Clocking Dynamics: Modelling the Interaction between Windows and the Network. In: 27th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 181-185. ISBN 978-1-4244-2025-4.

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A novel continuous time fluid flow model of the dynamics of the interaction between ACK-clocking and the link buffer is presented. A fundamental integral equation relating the instantaneous flow rate and the window dynamics is derived. Properties of the model, such as well-posedness and stability, are investigated. Packet level experiments verify that this new model is more accurate than existing models, correctly predicting qualitatively different behaviors, for example when round trip delays are heterogeneous.

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Additional Information:© 2008 IEEE. The authors thank Niels Möller for useful discussions. This work was supported by the KTH ACCESS Linnaeus Centre, the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, and the European Commission through the Network of Excellence HYCON and the Integrated Project RUNES; by NSF under grants 0435520 and EIA-0303620, the WAN-in-Lab project.
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Subject Keywords:Delay estimation, Traffic control, Fluid flow, Stability, Telecommunication traffic, Jacobian matrices, USA Councils, Fluid dynamics, Predictive models, Transport protocols
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Official Citation:K. Jacobsson, L. L. H. Andrew, A. Tang, K. H. Johansson, H. Hjalmarsson and S. H. Low, "ACK-Clocking Dynamics: Modelling the Interaction between Windows and the Network," IEEE INFOCOM 2008 - The 27th Conference on Computer Communications, Phoenix, AZ, 2008, pp. . doi: 10.1109/INFOCOM.2008.281 URL:
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