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REM: active queue management

Athuraliya, Sanjeewa and Low, Steven H. and Li, Victor H. and Yin, Qinghe (2001) REM: active queue management. IEEE Network, 15 (3). pp. 48-53. ISSN 0890-8044. doi:10.1109/65.923940.

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We describe a new active queue management scheme, random exponential marking (REM), that aims to achieve both high utilization and negligible loss and delay in a simple and scalable manner. The key idea is to decouple the congestion measure from the performance measure such as loss, queue length, or delay. While the congestion measure indicates excess demand for bandwidth and must track the number of users, the performance measure should be stabilized around their targets independent of the number of users. We explain the design rationale behind REM and present simulation results of its performance in wireline and wireless networks.

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Subject Keywords:queueing theory, radio networks, telecommunication congestion control, telecommunication network management, transport protocols
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