Improving TCP-Friendliness and Fairness for mHIP

Multi-homed environments are getting increasingly common, especially for mobile users. mHIP was designed to provide secure multipath data transmission for the multi-homed hosts and boost throughput of a single TCP connection by effectively distributing data over multiple available paths. In this paper, the authors develop a TCP-friendly congestion control scheme for mHIP secure multipath scheduling solution. They enable two-level control over aggressiveness of the multipath flows to prevent stealing bandwidth from the traditional transport connections in the shared bottleneck. They demonstrate how to achieve a desired level of friendliness at the expense of inessential performance degradation.

Provided by: Helsinki Institute for Information Technology Topic: Mobility Date Added: Feb 2011 Format: PDF

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