Contributors

University of Central Florida. Division of Sponsored Research; University of Central Florida. Institute for Simulation and Training

Subject

Computer network architectures; Computer network protocols

Abstract

Report describes the results of an experiment exploring new architectural directions in the design of communication protocols.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The architectural basis -- An experiment with the transport layer -- Observations on the structure of a protocol -- Implications of this work -- Conclusions -- Future work -- Appendix A Guidelines for the specification of services, protocols, mechanisms and policies -- Appendix B Generic data transfer service definition covering unicast & multicast -- Appendix C Generic data transfer protocol specification -- Appendix D Unicast sequencing mechanism specification and example policies -- Appendix E Data corruption detection mechanism specification -- Appendix F Lost and duplicate detection mechanism specification and example policies -- Appendix G Flow control mechanism specification and example policies -- Appendix H Allocation mechanism specification.

Publication Date

1-1-1994

Place of Publication

Orlando (Fla.)

Number of Pages

84 pages

IST Document Number

ISTTR9409

Document Number Statement

IST technical report numbers are not necessarily unique document numbers.

Rights

Not to be used for commercial purposes except by permission.

Publisher

Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida

Identifier

150IST; DP0006375

Call Number

TK5105.55.D39 1994

Contract Number

N61339-91-C-0103

Document Type

Research Report

Type

article

College

Institute for Simulation and Training

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