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Alternating bit protocol

is an acrostic for abp.


Alternating bit protocol is a simple network protocol operating at the data link layer that retransmits lost or corrupted messages. It can be seen as a special case of the Sliding window protocol where a simple timer restricts the order of messages to ensure receivers send messages in turn while using a window of 1 bit.

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Google previewOn a Method of Multiprogramming (2013)

by Wim Feijen, A.J.M. van Gasteren

The Alternating Bit Protocol is an algorithm for the correct transmission of a data stream from one place to another via so-called “ faulty channels”. Here, a faulty channel is a kind of medium that can garble, ...

Google previewSoftware Architecture (2013)

System Design, Development and Maintenance by Jan Bosch, Morven Gentleman, Christine Hofmeister, Juha Kuusela

Introduction to ABP Alternating bit protocol is a simple yet effective protocol for reliable transmission over lossy channels that may lose or corrupt, but not duplicate, messages. The protocol consists of a sender, a receiver, and two channels, ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Computer Science (2013)

by Blackie

Alternating bit protocol A simple data link layer protocol that retransmits lost or corrupted messages. When messages are sent from transmitter A to receiver B, each message contains a data part, a checksum, and a one-bit sequence number, ...

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