Midterm II Topics

  • Transport Layer Design Issues
  • Transport Layer
  • Transport Layer Functions
  • Multiplexing and Demultiplexing
  • User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
  • Error Detection: Checksum
  • Flow Control
  • Sliding Window
  • Stop and Wait Flow Control
  • Sliding Window Protocol Efficiency
  • Utilization: Examples
  • Error Control: Retransmissions
  • Go-Back-N ARQ
  • Selective Repeat (Not Test this time)
  • Performance: Maximum Utilization
  • TCP (State Diagram be able to read an understand)
  • Key Features of TCP
  • TCP Header Fields
  • TCP Options
  • TCP Connection Management (Three way handshake)
  • Round Trip Time Estimation
  • Congestion Control
  • Slow Start Congestion Control
  • AIMD Principle
  • Fast Retransmit
  • Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)