Fwd: [Iccrg] MulTFRC update
michawe at ifi.uio.no
Fri Jul 9 09:09:19 BST 2010
FYI, feedback from one of the reviewers. He agreed to have this
forwarded to the list.
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> From: Dirceu Cavendish <dirceu_cavendish at yahoo.com>
> Date: July 6, 2010 4:27:14 PM GMT+02:00
> To: Michael Welzl <michawe at ifi.uio.no>
> Subject: Re: [Iccrg] MulTFRC update
> Thanks for addressing the issues raised in the review process,
> Michael - some of which I have authored. You have my support to
> going forward...
> From: Michael Welzl <michawe at ifi.uio.no>
> To: "iccrg at cs.ucl.ac.uk list" <iccrg at cs.ucl.ac.uk>
> Sent: Tue, July 6, 2010 2:29:22 AM
> Subject: [Iccrg] MulTFRC update
> We submitted an update of our MulTFRC draft, in which we tried to
> address the
> comments that we have received. After it was presented to DCCP, and
> it was said that ICCRG would be a better place for the draft, it is
> now called
> The majority of the comments revolved around the possible problems
> implementing our equation; we have addressed this by including an
> in which it is discussed that our algorithm provided for this
> calculation will
> not give underflow, overflow or rounding errors that will adversely
> affect the
> result of the algorithm.
> On our MulTFRC page:
> You will now also find two very small Java programs on this page,
> which implement the TFRC and MulTFRC equations with a GUI, as
> an easy means to test input / output values and obtain reference
> for validating an implementation.
> Lachlan commented that the MulTFRC doesn't scale with the
> product, which we addressed with a new paragraph under "usage
> where we document this fact and explain that, for this reason, it is
> recommended to use MulTFRC as a fix to the problem of saturating very
> large bandwidth*delay product paths.
> It was also requested to have a reference which includes the
> derivation. MulTFRC was developed by Dragana Damjanovic in her Ph.D.
> which is now finished, and available from our MulTFRC page. This
> includes the derivation of the equation and quite many results:
> - validations of the equation using simulations and real-life
> - MulTFRC tests using simulations and real-life measurements
> One small mistake that happened to me just now is that I forgot to
> reference this document in the draft; sorry, I will fix this in the
> next update.
> I intend to present this update at the upcoming ICCRG meeting.
> Any comments are welcome!
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