- Dynamic TCP Acknowledgment in the LogP Model.
- Jens S. Frederiksen, Kim S. Larsen, John Noga, and Patchrawat Uthaisombut.
Journal of Algorithms, 48(2): 407-428, 2003.
When messages, which are to be sent point-to-point in a network, become
available at irregular intervals, a decision must be made each time a new
message becomes available as to whether it should be sent immediately or if it
is better to wait for more messages and send them all together. Because of
physical properties of the networks, a certain minimum amount of time must
elapse in between the transmission of two packets. Thus, whereas waiting
delays the transmission of the current data, sending immediately may delay the
transmission of the next data to become available even more.
We propose a new quality measure and derive optimal deterministic and
randomized algorithms for this on-line problem.
Our results are very different from earlier
works on the problem where the physical properties of the networks were
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