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congestion

[kən′jes·chən]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of fluid, usually blood, but occasionally bile or mucus, within the vessels of an organ or part.

congestion

When the offered load of a data communication path exceeds the capacity.

congestion

The condition of a network when there is not enough bandwidth to support the current traffic load.
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In 2010, NPS conducted an agencywide survey to gain a better understanding of why and where park congestion occurs.
Also, the proposed scheme satisfies the three design goals for a multipath congestion control scheme, by adjusting the congestion window of subflows according to the RTT, packet loss rate, and congestion window of each subflow.
The QTR introduces the concept of Masarak Congestion Index indicating average reduction in speed due to congestion and the travel time index that indicates the increase in travel time due to congestion to assess the level of road congestion.
To avoid the congestion sender controls the amount of data by using a variable called (cwnd) and this variable determine the limit that how much data need to be send by the sender.
Port congestion occurred last year amid a number of factors, including the daytime truck ban earlier enforced by the city of Manila.
Congestion is also defined using V/C ratio where V is traffic volume and C is traffic capacity.
According to the data in the index, Moscow hit the top of the list with a traffic congestion rate of 65 percent followed by ystanbul with 57 percent.
The overall Congestion Level for all the European cities analysed between April and June 2012 is 23%, a drop of 4% compared to the same period in 2011.
Congestion costs continue to rise: measured in constant 2009 dollars, the cost of congestion has risen from $24 billion in 1982 to $115 billion in 2009.
John Cridland, deputy director general of the CBI, said: "This research furthers our understanding of congestion charging and shows that it can benefit business but only if it is applied intelligently.
Except for this point on congestion, MEPs confirmed the Transport Committee's vote.
It faults the committee for deciding not to take account of the cost of climate change (CO2 emissions) and complicating the introduction of congestion charges.