Issues in Designing Transport Layer Multicast FacilitiesReport
Multicasting denotes a facility in a communications system for providing efficient delivery from a message's source to some well-deffned set of locations using a single logical address. While modern network hardware supports multidestination delivery, first generation Transport Layer protocols (e. g. the DOD Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)  and ISO TP-
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Dempsey, Bert, and Alfred Weaver. "Issues in Designing Transport Layer Multicast Facilities." University of Virginia Dept. of Computer Science Tech Report (1990).
University of Virginia, Department of Computer Science