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A Survey on TCP Congestion Control Schemes in Guided Media and Unguided Media Communication

by Monal Jain, Deepak Singh Tomar, Shiv Kumar Singh
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 118 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Monal Jain, Deepak Singh Tomar, Shiv Kumar Singh

Monal Jain, Deepak Singh Tomar, Shiv Kumar Singh . A Survey on TCP Congestion Control Schemes in Guided Media and Unguided Media Communication. International Journal of Computer Applications. 118, 3 ( May 2015), 20-24. DOI=10.5120/20726-3081

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author = { Monal Jain, Deepak Singh Tomar, Shiv Kumar Singh },
title = { A Survey on TCP Congestion Control Schemes in Guided Media and Unguided Media Communication },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { May 2015 },
volume = { 118 },
number = { 3 },
month = { May },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 20-24 },
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is a widely used end-to-end transport protocol in the Internet. This End to End delivery in wired (Guided) as well as wireless (Unguided) network improves the performance of transport layer or Transmission control Protocol (TCP) characterized by negligible random packet losses. This paper represents tentative study of TCP congestion control principles and mechanisms. Modern implementations of TCP hold four intertwined algorithms: slow start, congestion avoidance, fast retransmits, and fast recovery in addition to the standard algorithms used in common implementations of TCP. This paper describes the performance characteristics of four representative TCP schemes, namely TCP Tahoe, Reno, New Reno and Vegas under the condition of congested link capacities for wired network as well as wireless network.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


TCP Congestion Wired Wireless Reno NewReno Tahoe Vegas.