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TCP demo applet

TCP demo applet

"The TCP demo-applet simulates a single directional unicast data transmission in a number of problematic scenarios. Although there are many factors that cause TCP to
decease its transmission speed, I chose to focus on three problems: long delays, asymmetric networks, and errors. These problems are common on media that were not originally designed for interactive data communications such as satellites and cable-modems. A well planned 10/100 base Ethernet LAN should not experience any of these problems. By changing the controls in the applet, the user can see the actual bandwidth that TCP enables in various network scenarios. The actual bandwidth value is calculated based on the formulas presented below". Quoted from the site.
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Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka
14 years ago
A nice simulation for students to use to test transmission speeds, with the
introduction of errors on the communication line. Some background knowledge is
required in order to understand what is going on, but this would be a nice
add-on to a lecture on TCP.
Used in course? Yes
MOH DAOUD
MOH DAOUD (Faculty)
15 years ago
I don't understand this simulation.

Technical Remarks:

The picture shows no satellite or cable modem device. What am I looking at?
Changing the parameters affected nothing else in the simulation. Perhaps, it's
me. i just don't know how to use. it.
Therezita Ortiz
Therezita Ortiz (Faculty)
16 years ago
Applet is easy to use. Concept applies to higher level TCP/IP study. Not
applicable for intro courses. Good visual bandwidth representation.