New Spin bit enabled measurements with one or two more bits

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Authors Mauro Cociglio  , Giuseppe Fioccola  , Fabio Bulgarella  , Riccardo Sisto 
Last updated 2019-07-01
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This document introduces additional measurements by using the same spin bit signal as defined in [I-D.trammell-ippm-spin]. The spin bit signal alone is not enough to evaluate correctly in every network condition the RTT of a flow. In order to solve this problem, it is theorized the possibility of introducing an additional validation signal called delay bit, similar to what is done done by the Valid Edge Counter (VEC), but using just one bit instead of two. An alternative with two bits is also introduced with a so called loss bit.


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