Date Added: Apr 2013
Now-a-days, Computer networking plays an important role in day today life. The multimedia services uses the IP multicast which is often employed in Internet Protocol (IP) applications like Internet Protocol TeleVision (IPTV), Multiplayer Games, Streaming Media. With the emergence of new technologies like mobiles, smart phones, tabulates, laptops etc. The heterogeneity characteristics of network may be causes of congestion in the network. It becomes an issue in both wired and wireless network. Without the proper techniques and mechanisms to control congestion, the congestion collapse of the networks would become highly complex.