Summary: Exploring Congestion Control1
Scott Shenker 4
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
1This research was sponsored by DARPA under contract F30602-99-1-0518. Additional support was provided by
IBM. Views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as
respresenting the official policies, either expressed or implied, of DARPA, IBM or the U.S. government.
2Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University (firstname.lastname@example.org).
3Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University (email@example.com).
4Internet Research Center at ICSI (ICIR), Berkeley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
5Computer Science Department, UC Berkeley (email@example.com).
From the early days of modern congestion control, ushered in by the development of TCP's and
DECbit's congestion control algorithm and by the pioneering theoretical analysis of Chiu and Jain,