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Autonomous Congestion Control in Delay-Tolerant NetworksThis presentation highlights communication congestion control in delay-tolerant networks (DTNs). Large-scale future space exploration will offer complex communication challenges that may be best addressed by establishing a network infrastructure. However, current internet techniques for congestion control are not well suited for operation of a network over interplanetary distances. An alternative, delay-tolerant technique for congestion control in a delay-tolerant network is presented. A simple DTN was constructed and an experimental congestion control mechanism was applied. The mechanism appeared to be effective and each router was able to make its bundle acceptance decisions autonomously. Future research will examine more complex topologies and alternative bundle acceptance rules that might enhance performance.
Document ID
20080023034
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Burleigh, Scott (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Jennings, Esther (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Schoolcraft, Joshua (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
June 22, 2006
Subject Category
Space Communications, Spacecraft Communications, Command and Tracking
Meeting Information
9th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps)(Rome)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
congestion control
delay-tolerant network (DTN)