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An end-to-end, closed loop flow and congestion control system for packet communications networks exchanges rate request and rate response messages between data senders and receivers to allow the sender to adjust the data rate to avoid congestion and to control the data flow. Requests and responses are piggy-backed on data packets and result in changes in the input data rate in a direction to optimize data throughput. GREEN, YELLOW and RED operating modes are defined to increase data input, reduce data input and reduce data input drastically, respectively. Incremental changes in data input are altered non-linearly to change more quickly when further away from the optimum operating point than when closer to the optimum operating point.

Title
Adaptive rate-based congestion and flow control in packet communications networks
Application Number
8/112737
Publication Number
5367523
Application Date
August 26, 1993
Publication Date
November 22, 1994
Inventor
Lap T Huynh
Cary
NC, US
Levent Gun
Durham
NC, US
John E Drake Jr
Pittsboro
NC, US
Rong Feng Chang
Chai-yi
TW
Agent
Gerald R Woods
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H04J 3/22
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