ASYMMETRICAL TWO INPUTS TRANSPORT LAYER FLOW CONTROL
Original Publication Date: 1997-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-May-21
Transport layer (layer 4) operation, such as TCP, is independent of layer 2 operation. Layer 4 flow control mechanism comes to resolve network congestion situation. As such, the mechanism assumes low error transport medium and low layer 2 activity if any (data layer delay).