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Two Contending Network Layer Schemes

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From: Christopher M.
Date: Mon 8th Jun, 4:58am



> Is it asking us to reference the two contending network layer schemes (Lecture 6, 
> p7)? 
> Any assistance is appreciated. 

Not specifically about that page.
But the question is asking about two approaches to fragmentation, one which fragments and re-
assembles at the ends, and the other which fragments and re-assembles at each node it passes 
through.   You may like to include discussion about the two schemes summarised on that p7, by 
thinking about:

- would each approach to fragmentation be even possible with each network layer routing scheme?

- would there need to be any constraints on the routing scheme to support either form of 

- would either routing scheme be more efficient (in space and time) than the other, for each 
particular type of fragmentation?

Hope that helps,

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