This is an *incomplete* list of papers that I have found relevant to my topic of interest:

[1]     S. Gopal, S. Paul, D. Raychaudhuri, " Investigation of the TCP Simultaneous Send problem in 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks",
IEEE ICC 2005, May 16-20, Seoul, South Korea.

[2]     S. Gopal, D. Raychaudhuri, "Experimental Evaluation of the TCP Simultaneous Sent problem in 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks",
ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Experimental Approaches to Wireless Network Design and Analysis (EWIND-05), August 22nd 2005, Philadelphia.

[3]     NS2 Bug Fixes - Zhibin Wu, WINLAB, Rutgers University - ""

[4]     S. Gopal, K. Ramaswamy, C. Wang, "On Video Multicast over Wireless LANs", IEEE Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Taipei, Taiwan, April 2004

[5]  ORBIT: The Open Access Research TestBed for Next-Generation Wireless Networks.

[6]  The libmac feature of ORBIT. See webpage

[7]  The Network Simulator ns-2

[8]  V. G. Cerf and R. E. Kahn, "A protocol for packet network interconnection", IEEE Transactions on Communication Technology., vol. COM-22, V 5, pp. 627-641, May 1974.

[9]     D.D.Clark, M.L. Lambert, L. Zhang, "NETBLT: a High Throughput Transport Protocol", ACM SIGCOMM 1987

[10]     Sundaresan, V. Anantharaman, H.-Y. Hsieh, and R. Sivakumar. ATP: A reliable transport protocol for ad-hoc networks. In Proceedings of 4th ACM MobiHoc, pp. 64–75, 2003.

[11]     M C Chan and Ramchandran Ramjee, "TCP/IP performance over 3G wireless link with rate and delay variation", ACM MOBICOM 2002

[12]  P. Sudame and B.R. Badrinath, On providing support for protocol adaptation in mobile wireless networks, Mobile Networks and Applications 2001, Vol.6, No. 1, pp. 43-55.

[13]  K.Chen, S. H. Shan and K. nahrstedt, Cross-Layer design for data accessibility in mobile ad hoc networks, Wireless Personal Communications '02

[14]  M. Chinta, A. Helal, ILC-TCP: An Interlayer Collaboration Protocol for TCP Performance Improvement in Mobile and Wireless Environments, WCNC 03

[15]  T.Goff, J. Moronski, D.S. Phatak, V. Gupta, Freeze-TCP: A true end-to-end TCP enhancement mechanism for mobile environments, INFOCOM 2000

[16]  A Bakre and B. Badrinath, “I-TCP: Indirect TCP for Mobile Hosts,” in Proc. Of 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Vancouver, Canada May 1995

[17]  Xu, S.; Saadawi, T., "Revealing and solving the TCP instability problem in 802.11 based multi-hop mobile ad hoc networks", 54th Vehicular Technology Conference, 2001. Volume: 1

[18]  Saadawi, T., Xu S., “Revealing TCP incompatibility problem in 802.11-based wireless multi-hop networks” , Global Telecommunications Conference, 2001. GLOBECOM '01. IEEE , 2001, Page(s): 2847 -2851 vol.5

[19]  K. Xu, M. Gerla, L. Qi, and Y. Shu, “Enhancing TCP fairness in ad hoc wireless networks using neighborhood red,” in Proc. of ACM MOBICOM, San Diego, CA, USA, Sep. 2003, pp. 16–28.

[20]  Z Fu, X Meng, S Lu , "How bad TCP can perform in wireless ad hoc network" , - IEEE ISCC (IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications), 2002

[21]  M. Gerla, K. Tang, R. Bagrodia, “TCP Performance in Wireless Multihop Networks”, IEEE WMCSA, Feb99

[22]  G. Holland and N.H. Vaidya, “Impact of Routing and Link Layers on TCP Performance in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks”, Proc. IEEE WCNC, Sept 99


[24]  H-Y Hsieh, K-H Kim, Y Zhu, R. Sivakumar "A Receiver-Centric transport protocol for Mobile Hosts with Heterogeneous Wireless Interfaces", Mobicom 2003  

[25]  P. Sinha, T. Nandagopal, N. Venkitaraman, R. Sivakumar, V. Bharghavan, " WTCP: A Reliable Transport Protocol for Wireless Wide-Area Networks", Wireless Networks,  Volume 8, 2002  

[26]  H. Balakrishnan, S. Seshan, E. Amir and R. Katz, "Improving TCP/IP performance over wireless networks", Proceedings of ACM MOBICOM, Nov 1995

[27]  F.Wang and Y. Zhang. "Improving TCP performance over mobile ad-hoc networks with out-of-order detection and response", In Proc. of the ACM MOBIHOC, 2002.

[28]  G. Holland and N. Vaidya, "Analysis of TCP performance over mobile ad hoc networks", In Proceedings of ACM MobiCom’99, Seattle, Washington, Aug. 1999.

[29]  K. Chandran, S. Raghunathan, S. Venkatesan, and R. Prakash. "A feedback-based scheme for improving TCP performance in ad hoc wireless networks", IEEE Personal Communications Magazine, 8(1):34–39, Feb. 2001.

[30]  R. Caceres, L. Iftode, "Improving the performance of Reliable Transport Protocols in Mobile Computing Environments", IEEE JSAC, Special Issue on Mobile Computing Network, 1994

[31]  S Mascolo, C Casetti, M Gerla, M Sanadidi, R Wang, " TCP Westwood: Ends-to-End Bandwidth Estimation for Efficient Transport over Wired and Wireless networks",  Proceedings of MOBICOM 2001

[32]  L Xu, K Harfoush, I Rhee "Binary Increase Congestion Control (BIC) for Fast Long-Distance Networks",In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, 2004

[33]  Xin Yu, "Improving TCP Performance over Mobile Ad Hoc Networks by Exploiting Cross-Layer Information Awareness" in Proceedings of  MOBICOM 2004

[34]  Thomson, K., Miller, G.J., Wilder R.,"Wide-area Interent Traffic Patterns and Characteristics", Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, p. Athens, Greece, June 98, p. 74-78

[35]  P. Gupta, P.R. Kumar, "The Capacity of wireless networks", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2000

[36]  J. Li, C. Blake, DSJ De Couto, H.I Lee, R. Morris, "Capacity of Ad Hoc Wireless networks", In Proceedings of MOBICOM 2001

[37]  S. Bansal, R. Gupta, R. Shorey, I. Ali, A. Razdan, A. Mishra, "Energy Efficiency and Throughput for TCP traffic in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks", In Proceedings of INFOCOM 02

[38]  W. Richard Stevens, "TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1 The Protocols", Addison-Wesley Publication 2001

[39]  Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie, "Computer Networks: A Systems Approach", Second edition.. Morgan Kaufmann publishers, 2000.

[40]  IEEE 802.11, 1999 Edition (ISO/IEC 8802-11: 1999) Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications

[41]  IEEE 802.11b-1999 Supplement to 802.11-1999,Wireless LAN MAC and PHY specifications: Higher speed Physical Layer (PHY) extension in the 2.4 GHz band

[42]  ORBIT: Open Access Research Testbed for Next-Generation Wireless Networks

[43]  D. Raychaudhuri, I. Seskar, M. Ott, S. Ganu, K. Ramachandran, H. Kremo, R. Siracusa, H. Liu and M. Singh "Overview of the ORBIT Radio Grid Testbed for Evaluation of Next-Generation Wireless Network Protocols", to appear in the Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2005)

[44]  The Network Simulator - ns-2 ; Website:

[45]  The OPNET simulator ; Website:

[46]  Vikas Kawadia and P. R. Kumar, ``A Cautionary Perspective on Cross Layer Design.'' IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine. pp. 3-11, vol. 12, no. 1, February 2005

[47]  K Fall, S Floyd. "Simulation-based Comparisons of Tahoe, Rent, and SACK TCP", ACM Computer Communication Review, 1996

[48]  S Floyd, M Handley, J Padhye, J Widmer, "Equation-based congestion control for unicast applications", ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2000

[49]  J. Padhye, V. Firoiu, D. Towsley, and J. Kurose. "Modeling TCP Throughput: A Simple Model and its Empirical Validation". SIGCOMM Symposium on Communications Architectures and Protocols, Aug. 1998.

[50]  Kamerman, A.; Aben, G., “Net throughput with IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs”, IEEE WCNC. Sept 2000. Volume 2

[51]  Y Yi, S Shakkottai , "Hop-By-Hop Congestion Control over a Wireless Multi-hop Network",

[52]  P. P. Mishra and H. Kanakia, “A hop by hop rate based congestion control scheme,” in Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, August 1992.

[53]  Z. Wu, S. Ganu, I. Seskar, D. Raychaudhuri. " Experimental Investigation of PHY Layer Rate Control and Frequency Selection in 802.11-based Ad-Hoc Networks",   ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Experimental Approaches to Wireless Network Design and Analysis (EWIND-05), August 22nd 2005, Philadelphia.

[54]  Praveen Gopalakrishnan, "Methods for predicting the throughput characteristics of rate-adaptive Wireless LANs", M.S. Thesis, WINLAB, ECE Dept., Rutgers University

[55]  J.C. Lin, S. Paul "RMTP: A Reliable Multicast Transport Protocol", IEEE INFOCOM, 1996

[57]     J. Liu and S. Singh, ATCP: TCP for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2001

[58]  G. Wu, Y. Bai, J. Lai, A. Ogielski, "Interactions between TCP and RLP in wireless Internet", Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM'99, Brazil, Dec 1999.