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Section: Software

XCP-i (Interoperable eXplicit Control Protocol)

Participants : Anne-Cécile Orgerie, Laurent Lefèvre.

XCP (eXplicit Control Protocol) is a transport protocol that uses the assistance of specialized routers to very accurately determine the available bandwidth along the path from the source to the destination. We propose XCP-i [85] which is operable on an internetwork consisting of XCP routers and traditional IP routers without loosing the benefit of the XCP control laws

An ns-2 module simulating XCP-i has been developed and will be available on the web. Based on a Linux kernel, a software XCP-i router is currently under development.


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