Pointer to ATM performance work?

I seem to remember discussion at one of the meetings of some ATM
performance work that looked at the benefits of discarding whole TCP
packets when a cell was dropped. Can someone give me a pointer to


i think you're referring to Partial Packet Discard and Early Packet
Discard. this is discussed in `Dynamics of TCP Traffic over ATM Networks'
by Allyn Romanow and Sally Floyd which was published in SIGCOMM '94 in
august. you can find this in <ftp://playground.sun.com/pub/tcp_atm>

you also might want to check out the work by Floyd and Van Jacobson on
Random Early Detection (RED) (volume 1, #4 of IEEE/ACM Transaction on
Networking, august '93) - this one is available in