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Type: Conference paper
Title: The impact of background traffic on traffic performance over indirect and direct routing
Author: Quiang, F.
White, L.
Citation: The 8th international conference on communication systems : ICCS 2002, Volume 1, pp. 594-598
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Issue Date: 2002
ISBN: 0780375106
Conference Name: Singapore ICCS (2002)
Abstract: In this paper, the impact of background traffic on TCP performance is examined over indirect and direct routing for mobile computing. Furthermore, the performance is examined for broadband and narrowband mobile user. We design four topology scenarios that describe the relative difference between the indirect and direct routing in the length of routing path (number of hops). The paper concludes that with broadband access the effectiveness of TCP performance improvement of direct routing over indirect routing not only depends on the relative difference of routing path length between the two routings but also on background traffic load-the higher the background traffic load is, the more apparent the effectiveness is. Furthermore, it is shown that the location of bottleneck for data transmission has a significant impact on performance improvement. The bottleneck within wireless local area usually consumes the performance improvement created by the direct routing.
Description: © Copyright 2002 IEEE
RMID: 0030001839
Appears in Collections:Electrical and Electronic Engineering publications

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