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Additive increase/multiplicative decrease

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  1. The additive increase/multiplicative-decrease algorithm is a feedback control algorithm used in TCP Congestion Avoidance

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. Basically, AIMD represents a linear growth of the congestion window, combined to an exponential reduction when a congestion takes place

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  3. The approach taken is to increase the transmission rate (window size), probing for usable bandwidth, until loss occurs

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  4. The policy of additive increase basically says to increase the congestion window by 1 MSS (Maximum segment size) every RTT (Round Trip Time) until a loss is detected

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  5. When loss is detected, the policy is changed to be one of multiplicative decrease which is to cut the congestion window in half after loss

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