transmission control protocol

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Noun1.transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to anothertransmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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1) Transmission Control Protocol (TCP): An Internet protocol that guarantees data delivery through a retransmission mechanism.
Later in 1973, the work on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) technology started, and the new method of linking computers led to the evolution of internet.
His topics include electromagnetic propagation and reception, the basics of antenna engineering, modulation and multiplexing techniques, error correction techniques, link budget analysis, an overview of IPv6, and carrying various versions of IP and transmission control protocol (TCP) over satellite links.
Or was it the January 1, 1983, switch from Network Control Protocol to Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol?
Our model contains the possibility of three choices for congestion-control algorithm: (1) open-loop, (2) connection-admission control (CAC), and (3) feedback transmission control protocol (TCP).
One key component, governed by the so-called transmission control protocol (TCP), involves a calculation to determine whether a chunk of data was delivered without error.
With the release of Service Pack 4 earlier this year, Microsoft did stop hackers from predicting transmission control protocol (TCP) numbers by counting the milliseconds between messages.

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