ACK


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ACK

(computer science)

ACK

(character)
/ak/ The mnemonic for the ACKnowledge character, ASCII code 6.

ACK

(communications)
A message transmitted to indicate that some data has been received correctly. Typically, if the sender does not receive the ACK message after some predetermined time, or receives a NAK, the original data will be sent again.

ACK

(ACKnowledgment code) The communications code sent from a receiving station to a transmitting station to indicate that it is ready to accept data. It is also used to acknowledge the error-free receipt of transmitted data. Contrast with NAK. See ARQ.
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a) The sender retransmits [S.sub.1], and the receiver sends an ACK for expecting [S.sub.2] after receiving [S.sub.1].
As already shown in Figure 10, node A was not receiving any Ack from node B.
In ACK mode destination send acknowledgement to source via routers.
Although this ACK sending mechanism can cause lower duplication and consequently lower overhead than basic suppression, it also has some preventable duplication occurrences growing with increasing in traffic density.
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Upon receiving a date packet with the CE code point, the receiver echoes back this congestion indication using the ECN-Echo flag in the ACK header.
As shown in Figure 3, X-MAC utilizes an early acknowledgment (ACK) and short preamble to reduce energy waste from transmitting a long preamble, as in B-MAC and WISE-MAC in the worst case scenario.
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