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Efficient Single Rate based Multicast Congestion Control

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Innovative Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (NCIPET 2012)
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
ncipet - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2012
Sunil Kumar
Karan Singh

Sunil Kumar and Karan Singh. Article: Efficient Single Rate based Multicast Congestion Control. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Innovative Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (NCIPET 2012) ncipet(15):1-4, March 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sunil Kumar and Karan Singh},
	title = {Article: Efficient Single Rate based Multicast Congestion Control},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Innovative Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (NCIPET 2012)},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {ncipet},
	number = {15},
	pages = {1-4},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


Computer network is the essential part of the networking. Multicasting is used to send the information from one to group of receivers. It is a big issue because of more data demand of receivers is known as congestion. In this paper we are going to develop a single rate approach which provides congestion control. In this approach two congestion techniques are considered i.e. TFMCC (TCP Friendly Multicast Congestion control Technique). It has the problem of Feedback implosion. This problem was solved by AIMD (Additive Increase Multiple Decrease) approach. In this approach feedback is taken by the receiver which has more RTT (Round Trip Time). It is the slowest receiver approach. The number of packet loss is more and it does not provide the appropriate throughput. This problem is solved by LIMD (Logarithmic Increase and Multiple Decreased). In this approach feedback is provided by highest packet loss receiver. Two principal modifications are performed. First, each of the receiver (Highest packet loss) estimates its throughput based on a new equation derived according to the LIMD approach. Second, a hybrid rate-base preventive congestion control mechanism is implemented within the source. It improves in throughput and reduces the packet loss


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