Gesellschaft fr Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics


Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen (KiVS), Kurzbeiträge und Workshop der 14. GI/ITG-Fachtagung 28. Februar bis 3. März 2005 Kaiserslautern. GI 2005 P-61, 25-32 (2005).

GI, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
2005


Editors

Paul Müller, Reinhard Gotzhein, Jens B. Schmitt (eds.)


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Contents

Receiver-based path capacity estimation for TCP

Christoph Barz , Matthias Frank , Peter Martini and Markus Pilz

Abstract


This paper presents a new TCP-based packet pair measurement approach for network path capacity estimation. It addresses some drawbacks other approaches still bear. In contrast to these, our approach uses an unmodified TCP sender and utilizes techniques to identify probing packets that were less influenced by cross traffic. These techniques are applied at the receiver side only. The concept is verified by simulation and an outline of the applicability for real-life measurements in the Internet is presented.


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