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Robust Identification of Shared Losses Using End-to-End Unicast Probes

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dc.contributor.author Harfoush, Khaled en_US
dc.contributor.author Bestavros, Azer en_US
dc.contributor.author Byers, John en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-20T05:09:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-20T05:09:48Z
dc.date.issued 2000-05-30 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/1807
dc.description.abstract Current Internet transport protocols make end-to-end measurements and maintain per-connection state to regulate the use of shared network resources. When two or more such connections share a common endpoint, there is an opportunity to correlate the end-to-end measurements made by these protocols to better diagnose and control the use of shared resources. We develop packet probing techniques to determine whether a pair of connections experience shared congestion. Correct, efficient diagnoses could enable new techniques for aggregate congestion control, QoS admission control, connection scheduling and mirror site selection. Our extensive simulation results demonstrate that the conditional (Bayesian) probing approach we employ provides superior accuracy, converges faster, and tolerates a wider range of network conditions than recently proposed memoryless (Markovian) probing approaches for addressing this opportunity. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation (CCR-9706685) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Boston University Computer Science Department en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2000-013 en_US
dc.relation.hasversion BUCS-TR-2001-001 en_US
dc.subject End-to-end measurement en_US
dc.subject Packet-pair probing en_US
dc.subject Shared losses en_US
dc.subject TCP/IP en_US
dc.subject Performance evaluation en_US
dc.title Robust Identification of Shared Losses Using End-to-End Unicast Probes en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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