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ASYMMETRICAL TWO INPUTS TRANSPORT LAYER FLOW CONTROL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008136D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-May-21
Document File: 2 page(s) / 87K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Rod Averbuch Israel Cimet Valy Lev

Abstract

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).