Dynamics of AIMD For A Single Flow

AIMD is a mechanism used by TCP to manage congestion on bottleneck link. the figure below shows a sample bottleneck link. AIMD increases and decreases the size of the window to control the rate of the transmitter (the sending rate). ... Read More »

Queueing Properties

In a queue, we can model an arrival process with a deterministic process. However, when aggregated, arrival processes are random events. So we model them with a random process. The study of random arrival processes is part of a discipline ... Read More »

Circuit Switching Concepts

Circuit switching technology appeared long before packet switching. It appeared to support Telephone calls first, then was used for computer communication. In the past, a dedicated physical circuit was formed by Switchboard Operators each time a phone A wants to ... Read More »

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