AuthorsQ. Tan, X. Yang, L. Zhao, X. Zhou, and T. Dreibholz
TitleA Statistic Procedure to Find Formulae for Buffer Size in MPTCP
AfilliationCommunication Systems
Project(s)NorNet, The Center for Resilient Networks and Applications, Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering
Publication TypeProceedings, refereed
Year of Publication2018
Conference Name3rd IEEE Advanced Information Technology, Electronic and Automation Control Conference (IAEAC)
Date Published10/2018
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Place PublishedChongqing/People's Republic of China
ISBN Number978-1-5386-4509-3
KeywordsBuffer Size, Congestion Control Algorithm, Multi-Path TCP (MPTCP), Statistical Predictive Modelling, Throughput

It has been shown that the Multi-Path Transmission Control Protocol~(MPTCP) can improve throughput, robustness and resilience of network transport. This paper seeks to discover the relationship of buffer size with throughput and congestion control algorithms, based on the statistical predictive modelling method. In spite of rapid growth of the implementations of MPTCP, the theoretical and fundamental question –- how large the buffer size of MPTCP should be to meet the network traffic -– remains unaddressed, although there were graphic illustrations and descriptive discussions about it.

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