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Title: DYNAMIC RIGHT-SIZING IN TCP

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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., Los Alamos, NM (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
786912
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-01-5460
TRN: US200201%%45
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Conference title not supplied, Conference location not supplied, Conference dates not supplied; Other Information: PBD: 1 Sep 2001
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DATA TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER NETWORKS; SIZE

Citation Formats

M. FISK, and W. FENG. DYNAMIC RIGHT-SIZING IN TCP. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
M. FISK, & W. FENG. DYNAMIC RIGHT-SIZING IN TCP. United States.
M. FISK, and W. FENG. Sat . "DYNAMIC RIGHT-SIZING IN TCP". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/786912.
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year = {Sat Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2001},
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