Network Congestion Control: Managing Internet Traffic (Wiley Series on Communications Networking & Distributed Systems)
As the Internet becomes increasingly heterogeneous, the issue of congestion control becomes ever more important. In order to maintain good network performance, mechanisms must be provided to prevent the network from being congested for any significant period of time. Michael Welzl describes the background and concepts of Internet congestion control, in an accessible and easily comprehensible format. Throughout the book, not just the how, but the why of complex technologies including the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Active Queue Management are explained. The text also gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in congestion control research and an insight into the future. Network Congestion Control: Presents comprehensive, easy-to-read documentation on the advanced topic of congestion control without heavy maths. Aims to give a thorough understanding of the evolution of Internet congestion control: how TCP works, why...
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