[e2e] Spurious Timeouts in mobile wireless networks, was: Re: Retransmission Timouts revisited

Francesco Vacirca francesco at net.infocom.uniroma1.it
Thu Sep 1 08:36:16 PDT 2005

I agree... also the spurious timeout estimation method can influence the 
results... How did you estimate that?


Wesley Eddy wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 05:01:15PM +0200, Francesco Vacirca wrote:
>>maybe this is due to the fact that different 3G networks have different 
>>terminal population (mobile terminal and data cards) with different TCP 
> I think this is probably the case.  The differences in observation are
> probably due much more to the network's configuration than the TCP
> implementation.  Whether the user is stationary or mobile between towers
> also makes a big difference in what kinds of problems are prevalent.
> -Wes

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