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back off

A backoff is the delay time in transmission that occurs after a collision in a network. In the event of a collision, for example with CSMA/ CD, the stations withdraw their transmission and restart transmission after a certain time specified by a random generator.

Englisch: back off
Updated at: 28.06.2002
#Words: 44
Links: delay (DEL), transmission, collision, network, indium (In)
Translations: DE

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