Date Added: Jul 2012
The Internet includes various ranges of applications such as multimedia, voice and data but it endures rigorous network congestion. Further, congestion detection is an essential preventive measure must be taken to provide congestion-free Internet. To stipulate proficient technique for congestion detection, in this paper, the authors propose a load aware congestion detection technique in the Internet. To be aware of congestion in the network, the router estimates the traffic load based on average packet arrival rate and queue occupancy rate. By comparing traffic load with threshold values, congestion notification bit is marked in packets.