Assignment About Flow Control and Selective Repeat ARQ

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16 min readDec 5, 2020


This is my undergraduate assignment that I translated to English myself in the Data Communication course where my assignment is to write an essay on flow control, error detection and control, and selective repeat ARQ. Apart from me, this group consists of I Gede Ariana, I Made Dwi Angga Pratama, I Putu Arie Pratama, Yulianti Murprayana, I Wayan Alit Wigunawan, I Gusti Made Widiarsana, I Nym Apriana Arta Putra, Muhammad Audy Bazly, I Kadek Agus Riki Gunawan, Muhamad Nordiansyah. This task has never been published anywhere and we as the authors and the copyright holders license this task customized CC-BY-SA where anyone can share, copy, republish, and sell on condition to state our name as the author and notify that the original and open version available here.

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Background

The development of computer technology is increasing very rapidly, this can be seen in the 80s that computer networks are still a puzzle that academics want to answer, and in 1988 computer networks began to be used in universities, companies, and now. Entering this millennium era, especially WWW (World Wide Web) has become the daily reality of millions of people on this earth.

In addition, network hardware and software have really changed, at the beginning of its development almost all networks were built from coaxial cables, now many of them are built from fiber optics (fiber optics) or wireless communication.

With the development of computer and communication technology, a single computer model that serves all the computing tasks of an organization has now been replaced by a collection of computers that are separate but interconnected in carrying out their duties, such a system is called a computer network.

Two computers are said to be interconnected if they can exchange information. The form of connection does not have to go through copper wire alone but can use optical fiber, microwave, or communication satellites.

In a data communication, data packets are sent through a certain medium, there will always be a difference between the sent signal and the received signal. This difference can result in an error or error in the data packet sent so that the data cannot be read properly by the recipient. To avoid errors or errors in the data packets sent, error detection (error checking), error…

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