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H-TCP: TCP Congestion Control for High Bandwidth-Delay Product Paths

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in tsv area)
Author Doug Leith
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2008-04-07)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Responsible AD Lars Eggert
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This document describes a number of changes to the TCP congestion control algorithm to to improve performance in high bandwidth-delay product paths. We focus on changes to the congestion avoidance mode, rather than slow-start.


Doug Leith

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