School of Arts & Sciences

Mark Claypool, Professor of Computer Science, was awarded a grant from Verizon Communications, Inc. entitled "Evaluating and Improving Performance of TCP Verizon Wireless Radio Access Networking Using NS-3 with LibOS."


Under this grant, Dr. Claypool will develop TCP performance optimization code for Verizon’s 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The research team will create a network test environment, evaluate existing protocols, and produce a customized TCP congestion control protocol.