Link Layer Based TCP Optimisation for Disconnecting Networks

This paper discusses a link layer approach to improving TCP performance in the face of periodic network disconnections. Network disconnections are encountered in many scenarios, including being out-of-range in a wireless network, during network handoff, and

also in the case of Networked Surfaces, a novel LAN technology which provides the motivation for this work.

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TypeArticle
Pages31–42
Volume33
Number5
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