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IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF TCP IN WIRELESS NETWORKS THROUGH INTER-LAYER COMMUNICATION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008650D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jul-01

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Mouayad J. Albaghdadi

Abstract

The Transport Control Protocol (TCP) was designed and fine tuned for wireline networks and stationary hosts. When operating in a wireless envi- ronment, the collection of algorithms that make up TCP misinterpret the behavior of the underlying network leading to less than optimal operation of TCP.