The paper “An Argument for Increasing TCP’s Initial Congestion Window” argues that the initial TCP congestion control window size of 4 set in 2002 is out of date and should be increased to at least 10.
Daniel Chiu & James Hong 1. Introduction In their original paper, Dukkipati et. al lay out an argument for increasing TCP’s initial congestion window size . Their motivation for doing […]
Team: Joseph Marrama and Jack Dubie. Key Result: Increasing TCP’s initial congestion window can significantly improve the completion times of typical TCP flows on the Web. Sources:  Nandita Dukkipati, […]
Team: John Hiesey and Daniel Sommermann. Key Result(s): Increasing the initial congestion window improves performance, but under lossy network conditions, there is an upper limit to how high this window […]