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packet loss

The discarding of data packets in a network when a device (switch, router, etc.) is overloaded and cannot accept any incoming data at a given moment. High-level transport protocols such as TCP/IP ensure that all the data sent in a transmission is received properly at the other end. See packet switching.
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Rather than using test packets, iFIT directly measures information carried in packets to obtain information, including the delay and packet loss rate of each service.
Packet loss (PL) can be caused by the unique nature of the MANET, such as "node mobility", "link bit errors", "media contention", and "path errors".
Thus, it is possible to prevent the Packet Loss (PL) during handoff as mentioned in (1).
Packet loss: These results show that with a large contention window size the chances of packets loss were little and successful packet rate was extraordinary.
Meanwhile, it can also distinguish the packet loss within an ISP's management domain and that in the outside Internet.
The results showed that the performance indicators that could be used to identify severe video freezes are significant drops in data rate, non-zero packet loss ratios, non-zero Picture Loss Indication, and non-zero bucket delay.
In this work, the effect of parameters, like packet loss, transmission delay at each link etc., on the effective bandwidth required by any transmission path is also considered.
Packet loss is the failure of packet transmission to arrive at their destination.
However, there always are some communication latency and information packet loss when UAVs communicate with each other, and these communication restrictions may have negative effect on multi-UAVs cooperative localization.
Assume that the packet loss rate [beta] is given, if there are positive-definite matrix [[XI].sub.1] and matrix [[PSI].sub.1] satisfying
Now Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology that, with a low load, captures communications packets passing through virtual infrastructure, as well as a technology which uses this information to identify communication bottlenecks and automatically recommend configurations to improve communications speed and to reduce packet loss and other measures to raise virtual network quality.
While hardly a surprise, there is an underbelly to this irreversible trend: many underserved communities won't be enjoying the benefits due to poor local IP infrastructure and associated packet loss problems, the enemy of real-time video.