TCP Wave Resilience to Link Changes - A New Transport Layer Approach Towards Dynamic Communication Environments

A. Abdelsalam, M. Luglio, C. Roseti, F. Zampognaro

Abstract

In case of hybrid access networks, the selected link can suddenly change leading to a vertical handover. A running TCP connection can experience a combination of three potential effects: a bandwidth change, a latency change and an outage interval due to handover operations. In this context, we address a detailed performance analysis of standard TCP, in comparison with a new TCP-based protocol, namely TCP Wave, which mainly replaces traditional window-based transmission paradigm with a proactive burst transmission. Previous studies demonstrate TCP Wave capability to quickly adapt its rate to dynamic link variations, so that its application in the target scenario is considered worth. Performance assessment is carried out using the Network Simulator (Ns-3) over a different set of possible configurations in terms of handover direction, outage duration and selected transport protocol. The achieved results confirm the TCP Wave efficiency in dealing with link changes and provide a high number of interesting hints for drawing requirements of the TCP-based transport protocols operating on future dynamic networks.

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Abdelsalam A., Luglio M., Roseti C. and Zampognaro F. (2016). TCP Wave Resilience to Link Changes - A New Transport Layer Approach Towards Dynamic Communication Environments . In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-196-0, pages 72-79. DOI: 10.5220/0005966700720079


in Bibtex Style

@conference{dcnet16,
author={A. Abdelsalam and M. Luglio and C. Roseti and F. Zampognaro},
title={TCP Wave Resilience to Link Changes - A New Transport Layer Approach Towards Dynamic Communication Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={72-79},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005966700720079},
isbn={978-989-758-196-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2016)
TI - TCP Wave Resilience to Link Changes - A New Transport Layer Approach Towards Dynamic Communication Environments
SN - 978-989-758-196-0
AU - Abdelsalam A.
AU - Luglio M.
AU - Roseti C.
AU - Zampognaro F.
PY - 2016
SP - 72
EP - 79
DO - 10.5220/0005966700720079