Bulk Transport API and Protocols over UDT (btap-scho)


This project aims to implement the Bulk Transport API and two advanced transport protocols over the UDP-based data transfer library (UDT).  The outcomes of this project are as below.




The software is distributed under the Internet2 open-source license.


  1. Senger, S., ``API Specification for the Bulk Transport Tool,'' Bulk Transport Working Group, Internet2, May 2005.
  2. UDP-Based Data Transfer Library (UDT).
  3. Jin, C., Wei, D.X., and Low, S.H., ``FAST TCP: Motivation, Architecture, Algorithms, Performance,'' in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, March 2004.
  4. Wu, R.X. and Chien, A., ``GTP: Group Transport Protocol for Lambda-Grids,'' in Proc. of 4th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), April 2004.


Roy S.C. Ho
Email: scho@cs.hku.hk


This project is sponsored by the Google Summer of Code program, and is supervised by Stanislav Shalunov at Internet2.  Roy wishes to thank Google and Internet2 for their generous supports, especially Stanislav for his valuable guidance.  Roy would also like to thank the Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong for providing the hardware resources for development and testing.

Last updated: September 1, 2005.