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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.2 P.164~171

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.2006.A0164


Modeling TCP performance with proxy and ARQ


Author(s):  Jin Yan-liang, Yang Yu-hang

Affiliation(s):  Modern Communication Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China

Corresponding email(s):   jinyanliang@staff.shu.edu.cn, yyang@info.sh.cn

Key Words:  TCP performance, Wireless communication, Proxy, ARQ


Jin Yan-liang, Yang Yu-hang. Modeling TCP performance with proxy and ARQ[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(2): 164~171.

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Abstract: 
TCP/IP is a next generation key technology in the wireless communication network where the different characteristics of wireless and wired links result in performance degradation. We can use the proxy and automatic repeat request (ARQ) schemes to deal with this problem. In this work, we investigate the TCP performance over proxy and ARQ in the wireless network. Our analysis results showed that using the proxy can result in lower transfer latency and higher throughput and that ARQ can decrease the loss rate of wireless link and improve the performance with little additional latency. The analytical results were validated against simulations using the NS-2 with some more realistic parameters.

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