Van Jacobson TCP/IP Header Compression

Comparison of spectrograms of audio in an uncompressed format and several lossy formats. The lossy spectrograms show bandlimiting of higher frequencies, a common technique associated with lossy audio compression.

Data compression protocol described in, specifically designed by Van Jacobson to improve TCP/IP performance over slow serial links.

- Van Jacobson TCP/IP Header Compression
Comparison of spectrograms of audio in an uncompressed format and several lossy formats. The lossy spectrograms show bandlimiting of higher frequencies, a common technique associated with lossy audio compression.

2 related topics

Alpha

Encapsulation of user data in the Unix-style UDP stack, in which each new layer includes the data from the previous layer, but without being able to which part of the data is the header or trailer from the previous layer. This effectively hides (encapsulates) the information from lower layers.

Serial Line Internet Protocol

Encapsulation of the Internet Protocol designed to work over serial ports and router connections.

Encapsulation of the Internet Protocol designed to work over serial ports and router connections.

Encapsulation of user data in the Unix-style UDP stack, in which each new layer includes the data from the previous layer, but without being able to which part of the data is the header or trailer from the previous layer. This effectively hides (encapsulates) the information from lower layers.

The compression algorithm used in CSLIP is known as Van Jacobson TCP/IP Header Compression.

Van Jacobson in January 2006

Van Jacobson

American computer scientist, renowned for his work on TCP/IP network performance and scaling.

American computer scientist, renowned for his work on TCP/IP network performance and scaling.

Van Jacobson in January 2006

He is also known for the TCP/IP Header Compression protocol described in RFC 1144: Compressing TCP/IP Headers for Low-Speed Serial Links, popularly known as Van Jacobson TCP/IP Header Compression.