Opportunistic Linked-Increases Congestion Control Algorithm for MPTCP

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Authors Ramin Khalili  , Nicolas Gast , Miroslav Popovic , Jean-Yves Le Boudec 
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This document describes the mechanism of OLIA, the "Opportunistic Linked Increases Algorithm". OLIA is a congestion control algorithm for MPTCP. The current congestion control algorithm of MPTCP, LIA [4], forces a tradeoff between optimal congestion balancing and responsiveness. OLIA's design departs from this tradeoff and provide these properties simultaneously. Hence, it solves the identified performance problems with LIA while retaining non-flappiness and responsiveness behavior of LIA, as shown by different studies [5, 6, 7, 8]. OLIA is now part of the UCLouvain's MPTCP implementation [9, 11].


Ramin Khalili (ramin@net.t-labs.tu-berlin.de)
Nicolas Gast (nicolas.gast@epfl.ch)
Miroslav Popovic (miroslav.popovic@epfl.ch)
Jean-Yves Le Boudec (jean-yves.leboudec@epfl.ch)

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