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Fast-Slow Retransmission Timeout and Congestion Control Algorithm for CoAP
draft-ietf-core-fasor-01

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (core WG)
Authors Ilpo Järvinen , Markku Kojo , Iivo Raitahila , Zhen Cao
Last updated 2021-04-22 (Latest revision 2020-10-19)
Replaces draft-jarvinen-core-fasor
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Abstract

This document specifies an alternative retransmission timeout and congestion control back off algorithm for the CoAP protocol, called Fast-Slow RTO (FASOR). The algorithm specified in this document employs an appropriate and large enough back off of Retransmission Timeout (RTO) as the major congestion control mechanism to allow acquiring unambiguous RTT samples with high probability and to prevent building a persistent queue when retransmitting. The algorithm also aims to retransmit quickly using an accurately managed retransmission timeout when link- errors are occuring, basing RTO calculation on unambiguous round-trip time (RTT) samples.

Authors

Ilpo Järvinen
Markku Kojo
Iivo Raitahila
Zhen Cao

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