Monthly Archives: December 2012

To Read is to Dream. . .

Aaaah! Christmas break is now just around the corner. For a bookworm and lover of Tolkenish readings like me, this is the season to sit back, sip up some coffee and pick up some books on my To Read list. … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “Analysis of the Increase and Decrease Algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks” by D. Chiu and R. Jain

D. Chiu and R. Jain in their paper entitled “Analysis of the Increase and Decrease Algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks” analyzed several increase/decrease algorithms for increasing or decreasing the load a user is contributing to a network. This … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “Congestion Avoidance and Control” by V. Jacobson and M. Karels

As internetworks evolved since the conception of the idea of linking heterogenous individual networks differing in nature and architecture the issue of congestion across communication channels from end point to end point started to become a concern. Jacobson and Karels, … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols” by D. Clark

In the paper entitled “The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols” by Clark, he discusses the principles governing the design of Internet as proposed and implemented by DARPA. The main goal of the DARPA Internet Architecture was to provide an effective … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication” by V. Cerf and R. Kahn

In the paper A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication (Cerf and Kahn, 1974), a protocol for communication (sharing of resources) across networks using data packets is proposed by Cerf and Kahn. During this time there are already existing individual packet switching networks with … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “Rethinking the design of the Internet: The end to end arguments vs. the brave new world” by D. Clark

In Clark’s paper “Rethinking the design of the Internet: The end to end arguments vs. the brave new world” various issues and problems regarding the Internet and its use are discussed relative to the end to end arguments design principle of the … Continue reading

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