Window Washing

Adam M. Costello, advisor George Varghese
Computer and Communications Research Center
Washington University in St. Louis

Window washing is a technique designed to achieve self-stabilization in a sliding window protocol, particularly in the one-to-many case. It can also be applied to similar protocols, such as the Credit Update Protocol for flow-control, due to Kung, Blackwell, and Chapman.

Window washing is described in chapter 4 of my master's thesis.

Earlier descriptions include:

[AMC]  Prepared by Adam M. Costello
 Last modified: 1999-Nov-07-Sun 23:44:22 GMT
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