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Alternating bit protocol

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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 previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1991)

Volume 3 - Codes for the Prevention of Errors to Communications Frequency Standards by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

Figure 1, for instance, shows a finite-state machine representation of the so- called Alternating Bit Protocol, first defined in this form in 1969 by Bart- lett, Scantlebury, and Wilkinson of the National Physical Laboratory in England (1). Two-state ...

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