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Future Internet 2017, 9(4), 74;

Efficient Traffic Engineering Strategies for Improving the Performance of TCP Friendly Rate Control Protocol

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur 515001, AndhraPradesh, India
Department of Computer Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 517502, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Received: 31 August 2017 / Revised: 30 September 2017 / Accepted: 7 October 2017 / Published: 1 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Future Computing for Real Time Intelligent Systems)
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Multimedia services will play a prominent role in the next generation of internet. With increasing real time requirements, internet technology has to provide Quality of Service (QoS) for various kinds of real time streaming services. When the bandwidth required exceeds the available network resources, network paths can get congested, which results in a delay in packet delivery and packet loss. This situation leads to the design of new strategies for congestion avoidance and control. One of the popular and appropriate congestion control mechanisms that is useful in transmitting multimedia applications in the transport layer is TCP Friendly Rate Control Protocol (TFRC). However, TFRC still suffers from packet loss and delay due to long distance heavy traffic and network fluctuations. This paper introduces a number of key concerns like enhanced Round Trip Time (RTT) and Retransmission Time Out (RTO) calculations, Enhanced Average Loss Interval (ALI) methods and improved Time to Live (TTL) features are applied to TFRC to enhance the performance of TFRC over wired networks. View Full-Text
Keywords: congestion control; TCP; RTT; RTO; TFRC congestion control; TCP; RTT; RTO; TFRC

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Reddy, N.R.; Reddy, P.C.; Padmavathamma, M. Efficient Traffic Engineering Strategies for Improving the Performance of TCP Friendly Rate Control Protocol. Future Internet 2017, 9, 74.

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