Gorry Fairhurst

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Professor Godred Fairhurst MIEEE

Gorry Fairhurst is a Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, his research is in Internet Engineering. He has published more than 200 papers on topics in broadband and broadcast satellite, TV/video transmission, IPv6, IP multicast, X.25, together with work on Internet measurement, protocol architecture and Internet transport mechanisms. He is an active member of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) where he chairs the Transport Area working group (TSVWG) and contributes to the IETF Internet area. He previously chaired the IPDVB and DCCP working groups. He has authored more than 30 RFCs with over 150 citations within the RFC-series, and currently works on standards in the 6MAN, TSVWG, TAPS, and TCPM working groups, as well as contributing to other groups including: ICCRG, QUIC, PANRG, INTAREA, and MAPRG. In previous years, he contributed to ETSI standardisation and the DVB Project, working on encapsulation and Higher Layer protocols for DVB-RCS2.

RFCs (30)

rfc3366 Sep 2002 Advice to link designers on link Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ)
Cited by 12 RFCs
rfc3449 Dec 2002 TCP Performance Implications of Network Path Asymmetry
Cited by 18 RFCs
rfc3819 Jul 2004 Advice for Internet Subnetwork Designers
Cited by 54 RFCs
rfc3828 Jul 2004 The Lightweight User Datagram Protocol (UDP-Lite)
Cited by 25 RFCs
rfc4259 Dec 2005 A Framework for Transmission of IP Datagrams over MPEG-2 Networks
Cited by 7 RFCs
rfc4326 Dec 2005 Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) for Transmission of IP Datagrams over an MPEG-2 Transport Stream (TS)
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc4947 Jul 2007 Address Resolution Mechanisms for IP Datagrams over MPEG-2 Networks
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc5097 Jan 2008 MIB for the UDP-Lite protocol
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc5163 Apr 2008 Extension Formats for Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) and the Generic Stream Encapsulation (GSE)
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc5405 Nov 2008 Unicast UDP Usage Guidelines for Application Designers
Cited by 96 RFCs
rfc5595 Sep 2009 The Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) Service Codes
Cited by 6 RFCs
rfc5596 Sep 2009 Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) Simultaneous-Open Technique to Facilitate NAT/Middlebox Traversal
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc5634 Aug 2009 Quick-Start for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)
rfc5757 Feb 2010 Multicast Mobility in Mobile IP Version 6 (MIPv6): Problem Statement and Brief Survey
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc6323 Jul 2011 Sender RTT Estimate Option for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc6773 Nov 2012 DCCP-UDP: A Datagram Congestion Control Protocol UDP Encapsulation for NAT Traversal
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6936 Apr 2013 Applicability Statement for the Use of IPv6 UDP Datagrams with Zero Checksums
Cited by 14 RFCs
rfc7280 Jun 2014 IANA Guidance for Managing the Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) Next-Header Registry
rfc7411 Nov 2014 Multicast Listener Extensions for Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6) and Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6) Fast Handovers
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc7567 Jul 2015 IETF Recommendations Regarding Active Queue Management
Cited by 35 RFCs
rfc7661 Oct 2015 Updating TCP to Support Rate-Limited Traffic
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc8084 Mar 2017 Network Transport Circuit Breakers
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc8085 Mar 2017 UDP Usage Guidelines
Cited by 32 RFCs
rfc8087 Mar 2017 The Benefits of Using Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)
Cited by 9 RFCs
rfc8095 Mar 2017 Services Provided by IETF Transport Protocols and Congestion Control Mechanisms
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc8304 Feb 2018 Transport Features of the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) and Lightweight UDP (UDP-Lite)
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc8436 Aug 2018 Update to IANA Registration Procedures for Pool 3 Values in the Differentiated Services Field Codepoints (DSCP) Registry
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc8511 Dec 2018 TCP Alternative Backoff with ECN (ABE)
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc8899 Sep 2020 Packetization Layer Path MTU Discovery for Datagram Transports
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc9065 Jul 2021 Considerations around Transport Header Confidentiality, Network Operations, and the Evolution of Internet Transport Protocols