R. Jain, K. K. Ramakrishnan, D. M. Chiu, "Avoiding congestion system for reducing traffic load on selected end systems which utilizing above their allocated fair shares to optimize throughput at intermediate node,"US Patent No. 5,668,951, Issued September 16, 1997, Filed November 20, 1995, Assigned to Digital Equipment Corp.


Method and apparatus for operating a digital communication network to avoid congestion by detecting load conditions at intermediate stations exceeding an overload condition and adjusting the rates at which source stations that are utilizing more than their fair share of throughput capacity transmit information through the intermediate stations.

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System for setting congestion avoidance flag at intermediate node to reduce

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