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Congestion detection

Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited

Congestion detection

Progressive adaptive routing in a dragonfly processor interconnect network

Intel

Progressive adaptive routing in a dragonfly processor interconnect network

Progressive adaptive routing in a dragonfly processor interconnect network

Wi-lan Labs

Systems and methods for prioritizing and scheduling packets in a communication network


Date/App# patent app List of recent Congestion-related patents
07/23/15
20150208277 
 Congestion management patent thumbnailCongestion management
Apparatus and methods for congestion management by a user device (ud) in a telecommunication network (tn) are disclosed. One innovation of a method includes identifying, by the user device (ud), a congestion condition in at least one cell on the telecommunication network (tn).
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


07/23/15
20150208276 
 Congestion detection patent thumbnailCongestion detection
Apparatus and methods for congestion detection by a user device (ud) in a telecommunication network (tn) are disclosed. One innovation of a method includes measuring at least one parameter related to a radio-communication between a user device (ud) and the telecommunication network (tn) and determining, based on the at least one measured parameter, whether the network is congested or overloaded..
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


07/23/15
20150208145 
 Progressive adaptive routing in a dragonfly processor interconnect network patent thumbnailProgressive adaptive routing in a dragonfly processor interconnect network
A multiprocessor computer system comprises a dragonfly processor interconnect network that comprises a plurality of processor nodes and a plurality of routers. The routers are operable to adaptively route data by selecting from among a plurality of network paths from a target node to a destination node in the dragonfly network based on one or more of network congestion information from neighboring routers and failed network link information from neighboring routers..
Intel Corporation


07/23/15
20150207748 
 Systems and methods for prioritizing and scheduling packets in a communication network patent thumbnailSystems and methods for prioritizing and scheduling packets in a communication network
Systems and methods provide a parameterized scheduling system that incorporates end-user application awareness and can be used with scheduling groups that contain data streams from heterogeneous applications. Individual data queues within a scheduling group can be created based on application class, specific application, individual data streams or some combination thereof.
Wi-lan Labs, Inc.


07/23/15
20150207743 
 Congestion control  dynamically maximizing communication link throughout patent thumbnailCongestion control dynamically maximizing communication link throughout
A congestion control system and method for dynamically maximizing a communication link throughput is presented. The method involves monitoring and managing a variable number of streams from one or more urls and their respective download fragment size in order to maximize the changing link capacity.
Giraffic Technologies Ltd.


07/23/15
20150207741 
 Apparatus for hybrid routing in sdn networks to avoid congestion and achieve good load balancing under fluctuating traffic load patent thumbnailApparatus for hybrid routing in sdn networks to avoid congestion and achieve good load balancing under fluctuating traffic load
A controller having an application optimally routing traffic to balance fluctuating traffic loads in a sdn network. A processor is configured to control the data plane to establish routing through the plurality of routers, wherein the processor is configured to establish hybrid routing comprising both explicit routing and destination-based routing.
Futurewei Technologies Inc.


07/23/15
20150207707 
 Network bandwith regulation using traffic scheduling patent thumbnailNetwork bandwith regulation using traffic scheduling
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for regulating network bandwidth by means of monitoring network traffic, predicting network loads, and scheduling traffic utilizing traffic reporting and bandwidth reservation mechanisms. These systems and methods may reduce network congestion and support more efficient processing by network applications.
Fourthwall Media, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201352 
 Techniques for user plane congestion mitigation patent thumbnailTechniques for user plane congestion mitigation
Various embodiments are generally directed to improved techniques for upcon mitigation. In one embodiment, for example, an evolved node b (enb) may comprise a processor circuit, a detection component for execution by the processor circuit to detect user plane congestion between an evolved universal mobile telecommunications system (umts) terrestrial radio access network (e-utran) and a serving gateway (s-gw) of an evolved packet core (epc), and a configuration component for execution by the processor circuit to select a set of user equipment (ues) served by the e-utran and the s-gw and send a request to utilize an alternate s-gw of the epc to serve the set of ues while maintaining a current packet data network (pdn) gateway (p-gw) for the set of ues.
Intel Ip Corporation


07/16/15
20150201349 
 Apparatus and  detecting congestion of wireless network in communication system patent thumbnailApparatus and detecting congestion of wireless network in communication system
Provided is an apparatus to detect congestion of a network using a receiver of a communication system. The apparatus includes a transport layer information extraction unit configured to extract transmission control protocol frame information from information that is received from a lower layer.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation


07/16/15
20150200861 
 Apparatus and  controlling a web loading time in a network patent thumbnailApparatus and controlling a web loading time in a network
The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus to control a web loading time in a network. A method of a network controller to control a web loading time of a terminal includes acquiring information regarding at least one terminal currently accessing a base station.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200856 

Traffic control method, device, and network


A traffic control method and device are provided. The method includes receiving traffic monitoring information of a first service flow reported by a reaction point rp; when a congestion state of a first service flow of a congestion point cp satisfies a congestion condition, determining a reaction point rp needing traffic adjustment from a designated reaction point rp according to the received traffic monitoring information, and calculating, according to the traffic monitoring information, a new traffic value of a first service flow of each of the reaction point rp needing traffic adjustment; sending each calculated new traffic value of a first service flows to a corresponding reaction point rp needing traffic adjustment, so that the reaction point rp performs traffic control on the first service flow of the reaction point rp according to the new traffic value..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200855 

Modem mode control based on flow ranking


A system can include a precondition detector configured to determine that the system has network congestion at a network link. The system can also include a flow ranking controller that includes a flow excluder configured to apply exclusion criteria to a plurality of data flows associated with respective modems that are operating in a lower bandwidth mode to generate a list of non-excluded data flows.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200758 

Communicating rf terminal capability


Apparatus and method for communicating control data indicative of the capability of rf receiver equipment in wireless telecommunications devices. The control data is then used to allocate transmission resources to the telecommunications devices (including mtc-type terminals).
Sony Corporation


07/16/15
20150199905 

Vehicle-to-vehicle congestion monitoring using ad hoc control


A vehicle-to-vehicle communication unit includes a vehicle communication transceiver that transmits and receives messages to and from other vehicles. The messages include at least one safety message from another vehicle that indicates that the other vehicle has decreased its velocity.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota


07/16/15
20150199286 

Network interconnect with reduced congestion


An embodiment includes a system, comprising: an interface; a buffer; and a controller configured to: receive a request through the interface; in a first mode, reserve memory in the buffer for a response to the request if the request is a first type and not reserve memory in the buffer for the response to the request if the request is a second type; and in a second mode, reserve memory in the buffer for the response to the request if the request is the first type or the second type.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150195756 

Mobile station device, base station device, communication method, and recording medium


A mobile station device includes a peripheral regulated state acquirer configured to acquire regulated states of peripheral cells, a cell search processor configured to perform a cell search on peripheral cells selected based on the acquired regulated states, and a cell selector configured to select a handover destination cell based on a result of the cell search, thus making it possible to suppress a load on a base station of a process to avoid congestion.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


07/09/15
20150195746 

Method and managing congestion in wireless communication system


Disclosed is a method of managing congestion by a policy control and charging rules function (pcrf). The method includes receiving at least one piece of video flow related information; receiving, from an evolved node b (enb), congestion state information for the enb and at least one user equipment (ue); determining a data transmission rate of at least one video flow on the basis of the received congestion state information and the received video flow related information; and adjusting the data transmission rate of the at least one video flow on the basis of the determined data transmission rate..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150195738 

Methods and apparatuses for rate adaptation of quality of service based application


A method, system, and computer program product for identifying network congestion in a communication system. A connection manager identifies a number of packet delay times of a plurality of data packets within the communication system; determines whether the at least one packet delay time meets a threshold; and responsive to the at least one packet delay time meeting the threshold, adjusts a congestion indicator..
Intel Corporation


07/09/15
20150195209 

Congestion notification in a network


One example provides a network device including a queue to receive in profile frames and out of profile frames, a processor, and a memory communicatively coupled to the processor. The memory stores instructions causing the processor, after execution of the instructions by the processor, to determine whether a predetermined operating point of the queue has been exceeded, and in response to determining that the predetermined operating point of the queue has been exceeded, forward the in profile frames, sample the out of profile frames, and generate a congestion notification message for each sampled out of profile frame to be sent to a source of the out of profile frames to reduce the transmission rate of frames..

07/09/15
20150195203 

Congestion control in packet data networking


A network element controls congestion in a link of a packet data network. A congested link is identified and a throttle rate is determined for one or more of the traffic groups traversing the congested link.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/09/15
20150195202 

Mobile terminal, control node, packet transfer node, and controlling congestion


In one embodiment, a mobile terminal (10) includes a wireless communication unit (101) capable of connecting to a mobile communication network (1), a packet processing unit (102), and a control unit (103). The packet processing unit (102) transmits or receives a user packet through the wireless communication unit (101).
Nec Corporation


07/09/15
20150195150 

Providing network congestion information to mobile devices for sponsored data


A third-party application, executing at a mobile device, may be provided with information describing congestion levels in a network, such as a cellular wireless network through which the mobile device connects. In one implementation, the third-party application may select, based on the information describing the congestion levels, a data flow, from a number of data flows, to use when communicating with a destination device, each of the data flows being associated with different quality of service (qos) parameters and being associated with different charging rates.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


07/09/15
20150195146 

Feature aggregation in a computer network


In one embodiment, a device determines that input data to a machine learning model sent from a plurality of source nodes to an aggregation node is causing network congestion. A set of one or more other nodes to perform aggregation of the machine learning model input data is selected.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/09/15
20150192422 

Traffic monitoring system and method


The present invention combines the geographical coverage possible with fixed, pre-defined route segment costs (e.g. The legal speed limit) with, wherever possible, richer time dependent costs.
Tomtom International B.v.


07/09/15
20150191084 

Method for operating a driver assistance system for a vehicle and driver assistance system for a vehicle


A method for operating a driver assistance system for a vehicle, the driver assistance system including a congestion assistant for guiding the vehicle during a traffic jam; and an operating state of the congestion assistant being recorded; information linked to the surroundings of the vehicle being provided as a function of the recorded operating state of the congestion assistant. In particular, additional information is provided if the congestion assistant is guiding the vehicle.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


07/02/15
20150188830 

Systems and methods for managing congestion


Systems and methods for managing congestion in a network are disclosed. One method can comprise establishing a connection between a first network device and a second network device, wherein the first network device has an associated data limiter value such as a congestion window (cwnd).
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


07/02/15
20150188825 

Elastic traffic marking for multi-priority packet streams in a communications network


Routers in a communications network mark packets of a multi-priority stream to establish a drop precedence of the packets during network congestion. For each packet received, a router employs one of two types of packet-marking mechanisms to associate low drop precedence with a high-priority, out-of-profile packet.
Rpx Clearinghouse Llc


07/02/15
20150188821 

Low-latency lossless switch fabric for use in a data center


In one embodiment, a switch includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being configured to cause the processor to receive a packet at an ingress port of the switch, forward the packet to a buffered switch when at least one congestion condition is met, where the buffered switch is configured to evaluate congestion conditions of a fabric network, and forward the packet to a low-latency switch when the at least one congestion condition is not met, where the low-latency switch includes an additional policy table provided with forwarding decisions based on the congestion conditions of the fabric network. Other switches, systems, methods, and computer program products for providing low latency packet forwarding with guaranteed delivery are described according to more embodiments..
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/02/15
20150188820 

Quantized congestion notification (qcn) extension to explicit congestion notification (ecn) for transport-based end-to-end congestion notification


According to one embodiment, a method for handling congestion in a network includes determining that there is congestion on a first device in a network, setting a congestion indicator in a header of a packet to indicate an amount of congestion at the first device, sending the packet to all devices that send traffic to the first device, receiving the packet having the multi-bit indicator in a header thereof at a device that sends traffic to the first device, and reducing a congestion window by a factor of between about 5% and about 50% based on a severity of the congestion indicated by the multi-bit indicator, wherein the congestion window is reduced by a greater factor when the congestion is indicated as being more severe. Other systems and methods for handling congestion in a network are described according to more embodiments..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/25/15
20150181603 

Allocating transmission resources to mtc-type terminals


An apparatus and method for allocating transmission resources to mtc-type terminals and transmitting data in mobile telecommunication systems in dependence upon the capability of the rf receiver equipment of those terminals. Where a virtual carrier is established to carry data for a given mtc-type device, the position of the center frequency for that virtual carrier is assigned on the basis of both the capability of the rf receiver equipment of that terminal and the degree of traffic congestion on the frequency band at which the virtual carrier has been established..
Sony Corporation


06/25/15
20150181465 

On-demand radio coordination in a software-defined network


A network includes network components configured to perform a method for on-demand radio coordination. The method includes determining a congested radio node in a plurality of radio nodes in the network in response to congestion information received from a network device.
Futurewei Technologies Inc.


06/25/15
20150181463 

Method and providing congestion management for a wireless communication network


A method and apparatus for providing a congestion management of a wireless communication network are disclosed. For example, the method projects dynamically a trend for a network element of the wireless communication network, using a functionality metric associated with the network element of the wireless communication network, and determines if there is a potential congestion in accordance with the trend.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


06/25/15
20150181462 

Core network node, wireless terminal, congestion control, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


In one embodiment, a mobile communication system (1) includes a radio access network (20) and a core network (30). The core network includes a core network node (300).
Nec Corporation


06/25/15
20150181461 

Method and device for transmitting and receiving data in mobile communication system


The present specification relates to a communication method and a communication device, and a random access method of a user equipment (ue), according to one embodiment of the present specification, comprises the steps of sensing a random access trigger in a connected state; determining the type of the random access trigger when the random access trigger is sensed; and performing congestion control if the type of the random access trigger is a preset type.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/25/15
20150181416 

Method, devices and system to control provision of voice services in mobile communications networks


A system, method and devices for controlling provision of a voice service at a terminal of a first mobile communications network based on the expected quality of service. The presented embodiments improve the voip service performance in mobile telecommunication networks solving the problems of current voip services, providing to the user a good quality, especially in low coverage or congestion scenarios (reaching a similar quality than the cs voice calls in the same situations)..
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


06/25/15
20150180924 

Retrieving and caching adaptive bitrate stream segments based on network congestion


A cache device may receive a request for a first segment of an adaptive bitrate stream. The request may identify a particular time interval, of the adaptive bitrate stream, to which the first segment corresponds.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


06/25/15
20150180909 

Communication system, communication method, and call control server


A first call control server transmits line information of a line to be used by a terminal device calls of which are controlled by the first call control server to a second call control server when congestion is detected. The first call control server receives the line information to be used in call control from the second call control server, and establishes a connection with the terminal device using the received line information.
Fujitsu Limited


06/25/15
20150180781 

Systems, methods, and computer program products for congestion control of media gateway resources


A method is disclosed for managing a plurality of resources in a media gateway, the method comprising: determining that a utilization of a resource exceeds a first threshold, wherein the resource is one of the plurality of resources; determining a reduction in load to communicate to a media gateway controller (mgc) coupled to the media gateway, wherein the reduction is based on the resource and the first threshold; and sending a message indicating the reduction and the resource to the mgc.. .
Genband Us Llc


06/25/15
20150180780 

Congestion abatement in a network interconnect


A method and system for detecting congestion in a network of nodes, abating the network congestion, and identifying the cause of the network congestion is provided. A congestion detection system may comprise a detection system, an abatement system, and a causation system.
Cray Inc.


06/25/15
20150177006 

Systems and methods for crowd congestion reduction at venue locations using beacons


There are provided systems and method for crowd congestion reduction at venue locations using beacons. A venue may set up short range wireless beacons throughout the venue at locations corresponding to attractions, exhibits, rides, etc.

06/18/15
20150173104 

Radio base station and mobile station


To improve probability of successfully performing transmission processing by a priority terminal and transmission processing of an emergency call even during congestion. A radio base station enb according to the present invention includes a ra procedure execution unit 11 configured to execute a ra procedure with a mobile station ue when the mobile station ue returns from a drx state to a non-drx state.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


06/18/15
20150173095 

Wireless access point transmission control


Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the management of access point transmissions based upon priority of traffic. An access point may periodically cycle between aggressive phases, during which the access point contends for downstream transmission opportunities aggressively, and background phases, during which the access point contends for downstream transmission opportunities passively.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


06/18/15
20150172996 

Method and device for performing channel access in wireless lan


A method and device for performing channel access in a wireless lan are disclosed. An initial channel access method of a station sta in a wireless lan may include: receiving, from an access point (ap) by the station sta, a frame including information on a channel state, information on a channel access protection section and information on a station sta capable of performing channel access in the channel access protection section; determining a channel access priority by a station sta when the information on the channel state indicates that a wireless link is in a congestion state; and performing initial channel access in the channel access protection section based on the channel access priority determined by the station sta and the information on the station sta capable of performing channel access in the channel access protection section..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/18/15
20150172955 

Restriction of background application data during congestion


To reduce the contribution of data communications for background applications to network congestion, the examples implement techniques in which congestion detection leads a mobile device to impose restriction on data communications by any application running in the background. The mobile device may detect congestion and/or the need to restrict background data communications in response to a message or instruction received from a node of the network; or the mobile device may itself more directly detect congestion from monitoring and analysis of device/network interaction behavior and trends.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


06/18/15
20150172954 

Localized congestion exposure


A method for localized congestion exposure within a local loop in a cellular network that is performed by a localized congestion exposure receiver node of the local loop. The method includes receiving downlink packets destined for a downstream user device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/18/15
20150172200 

Method and system for reduction of delay and bandwidth requirements in internet data transfer


Techniques for efficiently and economically providing data transfer through data networks are disclosed. The techniques are particularly suitable for internet data transfers.

06/18/15
20150172198 

Methods and network device for oversubscription handling


Header information is extracted from a received packet by a data path portion of a network device. The data path portion is configured to buffer a data portion of received packets until the received packets are ready for transmission from the network device.
Marvell Israel (m.i.s.l) Ltd.


06/18/15
20150172196 

Methods and flow-controllable multi-staged queues


In one embodiment, a method includes sending a first flow control signal to a first stage of transmit queues when a receive queue is in a congestion state. The method also includes sending a second flow control signal to a second stage of transmit queues different from the first stage of transmit queues when the receive queue is in the congestion state..
Juniper Networks, Inc.


06/18/15
20150172193 

Hierarchical congestion control with congested flow identification hardware


Hierarchical congestion identification and control hardware supports multi-level congestion control at flow, tenant and virtual machine (vm) levels. Hardware implementation expedites response to congestion notifications and frees-up processor bandwidth.
Broadcom Corporation


06/18/15
20150171962 

Transmission protocol controller


A free-space optical (fso) transceiver can include a transmission protocol configured to encapsulate outgoing network packets in by employing a reliable ordered protocol that relies on retransmission of lost data to form outgoing encapsulated packets. The transmission protocol controller can be configured to employ a congestion algorithm that optimizes throughput over a lossy link.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


06/18/15
20150170517 

Vehicle parking management system with guidance for indicating floor vacant vehicular parking dock


A vehicle parking management system with guidance for indicating floor vacant vehicular parking dock comprises a plurality of detectors, a plurality of display units, a servo and a power supply. Each detector includes an optical sensor securely fixed in each corresponding vehicle parking dock.

06/18/15
20150170514 

Systems and methods for detecting road congestion and incidents in real time


Apparatuses and methods are provided for determining real time traffic conditions. A candidate road is divided into road segments by perpendicular bisectors.
Here Global B.v.


06/18/15
20150170512 

Traffic causality


One or more techniques and/or systems for providing congestion information for a road segment presently experiencing traffic congestion and/or likely to experience traffic congestion in the future are provided. In some embodiments, traffic models are configured to determine road segments where traffic congestion is likely to occur, to determine a cause of traffic congestion, and/or to determine the effect of such traffic congestion (e.g., the duration of such traffic congestion, the expected time delays due to such traffic congestion, etc.).
Inrix, Inc.


06/11/15
20150163809 

Base station apparatus, communication control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing communication control program


The disclosed base station apparatus (50) allocates a resource for communication to a terminal device. The base station apparatus (50) includes congestion degree estimation unit (51) estimates a congestion degree in the base station apparatus, and resource control unit (51) controls a resource allocation amount to the terminal device based on the congestion degree estimated by the congestion degree estimation unit (50)..
Nec Corporation


06/11/15
20150163732 

Multi-user congestion detection and mitigation mechanism


A method and system selects a serving cell based on call rejection information associated with registered user equipment (ues). In particular, a ue initially registered with a first serving cell determines a first rejection rate for the first cell by tracking and evaluating call rejection information associated with the ue and neighbor ues.
Motorola Mobility Llc


06/11/15
20150163693 

Uplink congestion detection and control between nodes in a radio access network


congestion in a radio access network (ran) associated with transporting uplink information originating from one or more mobile terminals is detected. That detected ran congestion is reduced using any suitable technique (several examples are described) and may be implemented in one or more nodes in the ran.
Unwired Planet, Llc


06/11/15
20150163155 

Delay-based traffic rate control in networks with central controllers


A process is performed by a controller in a split-architecture network. The controller monitors congestion of traffic groups across the split-architecture network and executes the process to provide delay based data rate control to alleviate congestion of the traffic groups.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/11/15
20150163149 

Sctp bundling


A method for transmitting upper layer application messages into a sctp packet in which messages are bundled into a packet comprising a sctp header and a payload. The method comprises receiving messages from an upper layer application; processing messages through a first process stage in which messages may be added to a first buffer for bundling and then to a secondary process stage in which the bundled messages/messages may be further stored in a second buffer until receiver window and congestion window properties are found to be allowable for transmission; transmitting a sctp packet of bundled messages; receiving an upper layer application message; resolving the time criticality of the message; if high time criticality, transmitting further the message in a payload portion of a sctp packet to the secondary stage, otherwise processing the message in the first stage so as to potentially bundle the message with other messages..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/11/15
20150163120 

Pro-active mpio based rate limiting to avoid iscsi network congestion/incast for clustered storage systems


In an embodiment, a method of managing inbound throughput for at least one storage read request can include analyzing, at a server, a given storage read request to determine required network throughput at network ports of the server. Each of the storage read requests can be directed to a storage device.
Dell Products, L.p.


06/11/15
20150160654 

Autonomous mobile apparatus, control device, and autonomous mobile method


A control device capable of providing smooth movement even in a crowded environment is to be provided. The control device includes a movement processing section (101) that creates a movement plan that is information relating to movement of an autonomous mobile apparatus (1); a movement control section (21) that moves the autonomous mobile apparatus (1) according to the movement plan created by the movement processing section (101); a congestion degree estimating section (102) that calculates the degree of congestion in a movement direction of the autonomous mobile apparatus (1); a visual field estimating section (103) that estimates a visual field of a moving obstacle when the degree of congestion on an immediately front side of the autonomous mobile apparatus (1) is a predetermined value or higher; and an attention calling control section (104) that calls attention using an attention calling device (15) to enter the estimated visual field..
Hitachi, Ltd.


06/04/15
20150156668 

Communication network congestion control using allocation and retention priority


A method for managing congestion on a communication network that includes a network node having a congestion level. Congestion pre-emption criteria corresponding to the congestion level is determined.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


06/04/15
20150156667 

Mobile communication method, core network apparatus, radio access network apparatus, and mobile station


Network congestion is avoided, which congestion would be otherwise be caused by simultaneous transmission of “rrc connection requests” in a case where emergency information is transmitted to mobile stations ue in a broadcast area. A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes: a step a of a core network apparatus transmitting “write-replace warning request” containing “overload action/traffic load reduction indication” commanding to invoke access restriction to a radio access network apparatus if the core network apparatus is commanded to broadcast emergency information in a broadcast area and if an access restriction invoking condition is met; and a step b of the radio access network broadcasting the emergency information in the broadcast area and invoking the access restriction to a mobile station ue in the broadcast area..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


06/04/15
20150156666 

Method and managing congestion in wireless communcation system


According to one embodiment, a method for controlling congestion at an evolved node b (enb) in a wireless communication network is provided. This method includes a step of sensing whether the congestion occurs or not; and a reporting step of transmitting congestion information, including whether the congestion occurs or not, to a mobility management entity (mme) or a serving gateway (s-gw).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/04/15
20150156665 

Method and determining and managing congestion in a wireless communications system


A method and apparatus may be used for network management via mac measurements. The measurements may include wtru uplink traffic loading measurement, and an ap service loading measurement.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


06/04/15
20150156664 

Wireless communication device, information processing device, communication system, and communication quality calculation method and program


A wireless communication device includes a particular signal strength acquiring unit, a received signal strength acquiring unit, and a congestion calculating unit. The particular signal strength acquiring unit acquires a strength of a particular signal that is transmitted from a base station, and is to be referred to at a time of base station selection.

06/04/15
20150156661 

Congestion processing method, apparatus, and core network


The present invention provides a congestion processing method, apparatus, and system. The method comprises: in a process of a ue performing handover from a source cell, in a congestion status, of a source access network element to a target cell, in a normal status, of a target access network element, receiving second indication information sent by a second access network element, wherein the second indication information is used for indicating a status of a second cell; sending notification information to a network side according to the indication message, wherein the notification information is used for notifying the network side to restore a status of the ue from a congestion and controlled status to a normal status.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/04/15
20150156624 

Method and system for determining reachability of terminal group


A method and system for determining reachability of a terminal group are disclosed. The method includes that: when a service network element needs to acquire reachability of a terminal group, the service network element sends a terminal group reachability notification request message to a home subscriber server (hss), wherein the terminal group reachability notification request message includes information of the terminal group; and when the hss determines that the terminal group is reachable, the hss notifies the service network element that the terminal group is reachable.
Zte Corporation


06/04/15
20150156129 

Communication node


A communication node disposed on a packet transfer path through which packets flow between an end of a transmitting side and an end of a receiving side according to a specific protocol under which flow control and congestion control using a window size are performed, the communication node including a communication interface configured to perform processing for receiving a packet from a link on the transfer path and processing for transmitting a packet to the link, a storage device configured to store a queue in which a packet in accordance with the specific protocol received from the link or a packet in accordance with the specific protocol transmitted to the link is temporarily accumulated, and a controller configured to adjust a period of time for retaining the packet accumulated in the queue on the basis of the current bandwidth of the link on the receiving side.. .
Fujitsu Limited


06/04/15
20150156120 

Localized congestion exposure


A method of localized congestion exposure within a local loop in a cellular network that is performed by a localized congestion exposure sender node of the local loop. The method includes receiving downlink packets that are destined for a downstream user device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/04/15
20150156115 

Network control of applications using application states


Application states of applications associated with a communication device can be network controlled. An application agent, associated with an application used by the communication device, controls transitioning the application between application states based on network indicators received or network events detected from a communication network.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


06/04/15
20150155930 

Method and relay node for implementing multiple wireless backhauls


The embodiments disclose a method and a relay node for adjusting relay capacity in a wireless communication network which includes the relay node and a plurality of communication nodes. The relay node communicates with a first communication node of the plurality of communication nodes via a first wireless backhaul link established via a first type of interface the method comprise determining that there is a traffic congestion on the first wireless backhaul link, and establishing a second wireless backhaul link between the relay node and a second communication node of the plurality of communication nodes based on ue access procedure via a second type of interface..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/04/15
20150153198 

Device, controlling speed of a vehicle using a positional information device


A device, system and method for controlling speed of a vehicle are provided. The device includes a locational information module for determining location information and speed; a storage module for storing at least one geographic map including at least one route and a speed limit for the at least one route; a processing module configured to receive the location information, retrieve at least one geographic map based on the location information, determine a speed limit based on the location information, and compare the speed of the device to the determined speed limit; and a display module for alerting a user if the speed of the device exceeds the determined speed limit.
Clayco Research Limited Liability Company


05/28/15
20150148087 

Mobile device message scheduler for reducing congestion


A method, device and system are provided for scheduling the delivery of messages from a wireless device in order to reduce congestion on the wireless network used by the wireless device. A message scheduler application operating on the wireless device intercepts messages being sent from at least one application running on the wireless device to a device layer for transmission, where intercepted messages are collected and held in a message queue for later transmission.
Tracfone Wireless, Inc.


05/28/15
20150148064 

Method, non-transitory computer readable storage medium, device and system


The present application relates to a method whereby the communication traffic between a wireless communication apparatus such as a smartphone and another device such as a map information providing server and/or server managed by mobile virtual network operator mvno. According to a first aspect, the communication traffic can be reduced by dividing items of geographical information that are sent to the smartphone are divided into static information and dynamic information and the two types of information are separately processed in that the map data is updated less often than information such as traffic congestion, weather information or the congestion level of a base station.
Sony Corporation


05/28/15
20150146538 

Method and query-based congestion control


An electronic device may be operable to communicate over a physical medium and to regulate the transmission of a message onto the physical medium. The device may access the medium in accordance with a csma scheme, wherein one or more values of one or more csma parameters may be determined based on the result of a comparison of a received search token to data stored in the communication device.
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.


05/28/15
20150146528 

Base station, and a prioritization in a wireless communications network


A method in a base station for adapting prioritization of a service of a user equipment over services of other user equipments is provided. The prioritization relates to a transmission between the base station and the user equipment at a scheduling occasion.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/28/15
20150146527 

System, network congestion management and network resource isolation


System, method and apparatus for network congestion management and network resource isolation. A high level network usage and device architecture is provided that can satisfy buffering and network bandwidth resource management for data center networks.
Broadcom Corporation


05/28/15
20150146526 

Network congestion management using flow rebalancing


Systems and methods are disclosed for managing congestion in a data network. In a data network, various data flows are transmitted between source and destination nodes.
Cisco Technologies Inc.


05/28/15
20150146516 

Layered multicast and fair bandwidth allocation and packet prioritization


Embodiments include an overlay multicast network. The overlay multicast network may provide a set of features to ensure reliable and timely arrival of multicast data.
Blitz Stream Video, Llc


05/21/15
20150142972 

Congestion management and latency prediction in csma media


A facility for congestion management and latency prediction is described. In various embodiments, the facility sums a series of fractional transmission delays wherein each fractional transmission delay is measured as a probability of a failed transmission attempt multiplied by the cost of the failed transmission attempt, and provides the sum..
Coco Communications Corp.


05/21/15
20150141011 

Method and device for preventing mobile-terminated call drop


Provided is a method of sending and receiving signals for a user equipment (ue) in a mobile communication system. The method may include: receiving a service reject message from a mobility management entity (mme) under congestion; sending a message containing at least one piece of information determined based on the service reject message to a mobile switching center (msc); receiving a message containing camping cell information from a base station (enb); and camping on a cell indicated by the camping cell information.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/21/15
20150139024 

Congestion detection in a network interconnect


A method and system for detecting congestion in a network of nodes, abating the network congestion, and identifying the cause of the network congestion is provided. A congestion detection system may comprise a detection system, an abatement system, and a causation system.
Cray Inc.


05/21/15
20150138981 

Method for managing load balance in a cellular heterogeneous network


A method is provided for managing load balance in cellular heterogeneous networks. The method comprises: providing a plurality of spectrum carriers for conveying communication signals to/from a macro cell.
Cisco Technology Inc.


05/21/15
20150138970 

Facilitating network flows


In various embodiments, a system includes a switch comprising a resource that is shared between multiple objects. The switch comprises circuitry that determines a congestion metric for the switch in response to an amount of used of the resource by the objects.
Broadcom Corporation


05/21/15
20150138965 

Mobile station


To improve the probability of successfully performing transmission processing by a priority terminal and transmission processing of an emergency call even during congestion. A mobile station ue according to the present invention includes: a reception unit 21 configured to acquire an emergency random access channel resource from a radio base station enb; a ra procedure execution unit 23 configured to perform a ra procedure by using the emergency random access channel resource when the mobile station ue is a priority terminal or when the mobile station ue transmits an emergency call; and an access control unit 22 configured to perform acb on transmission of a signal regarding the transmission processing.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


05/21/15
20150138952 

Communication path control


An object is to provide a communication system that can avoid a service interruption caused by a device failure, a congestion and the like inside a cell phone system. The communication system according to the present invention includes a data transfer apparatus (11), a gateway (12) for communicating with the data transfer apparatus (11), a gateway (13) that is an alternative apparatus of the gateway (12), and a path control apparatus (14) for controlling a communication path between the data transfer apparatus (11) and the gateways (12) and (13).
Nec Corporation


05/14/15
20150131715 

Image transmission apparatus, image transmission method, and recording medium


Convention transmission of streams of moving images disadvantageously has a long stopping time because frame transmission skip and gop transmission skip are performed in a case where a congestion of a transmission process occurs in a transmission side. An image transmission apparatus which transmits encoded data acquired by encoding an image according to the present invention includes a first acquiring unit configured to acquire information on a congestion of transmission of the encoded data, a second acquiring unit configured to acquire a priority level of a target tile that is one of tiles acquired by dividing the image, and a determination unit configured to determine encoded data corresponding to the target tile to be output externally from the image transmission apparatus based on the information on the congestion of transmission acquired by the first acquiring unit and the priority level of the target tile acquired by the second acquiring unit..

05/14/15
20150131585 

Sub-band dependent resource management


A system and method for facilitating resource management in ofdm systems is provided. The system permits different and flexible resource cell metric operations levels (e.g.

05/14/15
20150131450 

Congestion in a wireless network


Examples of methods, systems, and computer program products relating to supervising data in a wireless network are disclosed. At least part of a system may be located between a packet data network and a base station, and/or may be at least logically separate from the base station.

05/14/15
20150131446 

Enabling virtual queues with qos and pfc support and strict priority scheduling


To reduce latency in a network device that buffer packets in different queues based on class of service, packets received from a network are stored in physical queues according to a class of service associated with the packets and a class of service associated with each of the physical queues. The physical queues are scheduled based quality of service requirements of their associated class of service.

05/14/15
20150131437 

Method and device for updating area in wireless communication system


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and, more specifically, to a method and a device for updating an area of a terminal. A method for processing an area update request of a terminal in a network node, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving an area update request message from the terminal; and determining whether or not the area update request is accepted on the basis of indication information included in the area update request message when the network is in a congestion state, wherein if the indication information indicates that the terminal has moved to a new area that is not registered, it can be determined that the area update request has been accepted..



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Congestion topics: Congestion, Access Point, Transmitter, Communication System, Bottleneck, Mobility Management Entity, Base Station, Hierarchical, Allocation, Virtual Channel, Network Topology, Disconnect, Abstraction, Distributed, Time Division Multiplexing

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