|| List of recent Congestion-related patents
|Method for calculating paths, method for obtaining paths as well as terminal for same|
The present invention relates to a method for calculating trip paths determined by a departure point and a target point by using traffic information in a terminal. The method includes the steps of: requesting traffic information related to a trip from a server; receiving the traffic information related to the trip from the server; and calculating the paths by using the received traffic information, wherein the received traffic information includes traffic events corresponding to information on disturbances in the traffic flow in an area or the path related to the trip, and performance parameters corresponding to information on traffic flow in a road segment within a constant radius from the departure point, and wherein the performance parameters can be received from the server in the case where there is congestion heavier than a predetermined level within a constant radius from the departure point..
|Guidance device, guidance system, and guidance method|
A guidance device includes an audio guidance transmission unit configured to transmit audio guidance to encourage refraining from a call reoriginating operation to a caller terminal when first identification information to identify a first exchange that is in a congestion state and second identification information to identify the caller terminal are received from the first exchange, and a connection control unit configured to cause the caller terminal and a callee terminal to be connected through a second exchange that is not in the congestion state based on the received first identification information, the received second identification information, and presence or absence of the congestion state of exchanges under management.. .
|Device triggering and apn-based congestion control|
The present invention relates to device triggering in case of a congestion control. A triggering server transmits a device trigger request to a terminal over a communication network including a serving network node.
|Systems and methods for dynamic congestion management in communications networks|
Systems and methods for dynamic congestion management in communications networks are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method can include determining traffic statistics of at least one node in a communications network.
|Parking locator system providing variably priced parking fees|
A parking locator system providing variably priced parking includes one or more parking sensors and one or more parking kiosks. The parking sensors may generate parking information identifying one or more occupied parking spaces and one or more unoccupied parking spaces within a vicinity.
|Aggressive transmission control protocol (tcp) retransmission|
Selectively ignoring congestion conditions may allow for more efficient transmission control protocol (tcp) communication in instance where reducing the transmission rate for a flow will not meaningfully mitigate congestion in the network or is otherwise undesirable. By way of example, congestion conditions may be ignored when a specific type of traffic flow is being communicated (e.g., short flows, high priority flows, etc.), when a traffic flow is being communicated at a low transmission rate, when a traffic flow is destined for certain type of network (e.g., a wireless network, etc.), or during any other situation in which reducing the transmission rate is undesirable.
|Congestion control and qos in noc by regulating the injection traffic|
Systems and methods described herein are directed to solutions for noc interconnects that provide congestion avoidance and end-to-end uniform and weighted-fair allocation of resource bandwidths among various contenders in a mesh or torus interconnect. The example implementations are fully distributed and involve using explicit congestion notification messages or local congestion identification for congestion detection.
|Controlling establishment of multiple tcp connections|
A tcp connection controller (10) for controlling 3-way handshakes establishing multiple tcp connections between an initiating network node and another network node is described. It includes a tcp pressure limiter (12) configured to limit tcp pressure during network congestion by reducing the rate of a tcp message type (syn, syn-ack, ack) participating in the 3-way handshakes..
|Apparatus and system for monitoring and managing traffic flow|
An apparatus and system for monitoring and managing traffic flow. The system includes a plurality of remote sensor devices arranged in a plurality of vehicles, a plurality of remote communication hub devices operatively arranged along one or more roadways and in communication with the plurality of remote sensor devices, a central server, a network interface in communication with the central server and the plurality of remote communication hub devices over a network, and a shared database in communication with the central server.
|Vibrating device for treating nasal congestion and sinusitis symptoms and method thereof|
A device for treating nasal congestion and/or relieving sinusitis symptoms in a patient comprises: means for generating vibrations, attaching means configured attach said generating means to a location adjacent to the patient's nasal cavity, nasal passageway or sinuses and means for generating a fluid stream and delivering the fluid stream to the respiratory tract of said patient. The vibration generating means further comprises a motor, an eccentric member rotatable by said motor and an impact member mechanically linked to the eccentric member such that the impact member is vibratable by the eccentric member..
|System and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices|
A system and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices is provided. The system obtains device data from a plurality of mobile devices within a similar area, gathered using, e.g., a gps system.
|Wireless enterprise congestion management|
An indicator of a channel capacity of a wireless link between a wired telephone and a wireless hands free device is measured. Based on the indicator of the channel capacity, a call server decides whether to route a call to the wired telephone.
|System and method for transmitting data in a network|
A system and method for transmitting data in a network comprising the steps of determining a traffic congestion variable of a data transmission node arranged to receive data from one or more source nodes of the network, using the traffic congestion variable to select a preferred transmission mode for use by the one or more source nodes to transmit data to the data transmission node, and switching an operating transmission mode of each of the one or more source nodes to the preferred transmission mode such that the one of more source nodes transmit data to the data transmission node with the preferred transmission mode.. .
|Method, apparatus, and system for acquiring quality of service qos control information|
A method, an apparatus, and a system for acquiring quality of service (qos) control information. A policy control and charging rules function entity (pcrf) determines, according to a random algorithm, a time point in a time period from a receiving time of a request message sent by a policy and charging enforcement function entity pcef for acquiring qos control information to an update time of the qos control information, as a time for the pcef to reacquire qos control information from the pcrf; and the pcef reacquires qos control information from the pcrf according to the time for reacquiring qos control information from the pcrf that is carried in a response message returned by the pcrf, thereby avoiding execution of a qos update by multiple pcefs at a same time point, avoiding update message congestion, and improving an update speed of the qos..
|Methods and devices in an ip network for congestion control|
The invention relates to a method in a packet forwarding device 2 in an internet protocol, ip, network 10 for congestion control. The method 30 comprises: receiving 31 an ip packet 20 originating from a first network node 11 and addressed to a second network node 3; determining 32 a congestion status on a network path from the second network node 13 to the first network node 11; and entering 33, for a congestion status indicating congestion, congestion information into a header 21, 22 of the ip packet 20, the congestion status congestion information notifying the second network node 13 about congestion present on the network path.
|System and method for transmitting data in a network|
A system and method for transmitting data in a network includes the steps of determining a traffic congestion variable of a data transmission node arranged to receive data from one or more source nodes of the network; using the traffic congestion variable to select a preferred transmission mode for use by the one or more source nodes to transmit data to the data transmission node; and switching an operating transmission mode of each of the one or more source nodes to the preferred transmission mode such that the one of more source nodes transmit data to the data transmission node with the preferred transmission mode, wherein the one or more source nodes are arranged to transmit data in only one operating transmission mode.. .
|Method and system of transmission management in a network|
A method implemented in a network for enhancing transmission is disclosed. The network contains a number of network devices, and at least one network device provides traffic scheduling function to schedule transmission of packets.
|Apparatus and method for congestion control in wireless communication networks|
Embodiments of wireless communication devices and method for congestion control in a wireless network are generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe a method, performed by an evolved nodeb (enodeb), that includes operations of determining that a congestion condition exists on the network.
|Signal reduction based on radio load|
According to one embodiment, an evolved node b (enodeb) determines that a ue communicatively coupled to the enodeb is congested, and sends a ue congestion status message destined for the pdn-gw.. .
|Methods and apparatus for controlling channel utilization|
Methods and apparatus for determining a portion of a channel, e.g., a peer discovery channel, to use in a communications network, e.g., an ad hoc peer to peer network, are described. In the communication network, the channel includes a recurring set of time/frequency resources.
|Novel heterocyclic derivatives and their uses|
The present invention relates to novel heterocyclic compounds useful in preparing drugs for treatment of diseases associated with various functions of the histamine 4 receptor. Especially, the said drugs are useful for treatment of inflammatory diseases, allergy, pain, nasal polyps, rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, nasal congestion, nasal itch, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, pruritus, itchy skin, urticaria, idiopathic chronic urticaria, scleroderma, conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, ocular inflammation, dry eye, cardiac dysfunction, arrhythmia, atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease (including colitis, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis), inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, osteoarthritic pain, autoimmune thyroid disease, immune-mediated (also known as type i) diabetes, lupus, post-operative adhesions, vestibular disorders and cancer..
A communication system includes a communication network including a plurality of communication cells, a plurality of mobile communication devices each operable to connect into the communication network via at least one of the communication cells, and a communication apparatus for providing at least one of the communication cells. The communication apparatus includes first and second base station functions each operable to acquire a congestion status and access control information for the other base station..
|Profiling wi-fi channel congestion and interference to optimize channel selection|
A method and apparatus are described including receiving, in a wireless receiver, channel interference and congestion window measurements, storing the received channel interference and congestion window measurements, determining a time period of interest, performing data aging responsive to the time period of interest, calculating channel interference and congestion score for an existing channel using data remaining after data aging was performed, calculating channel interference and congestion score for an alternative channel using data remaining after data aging was performed and selecting one of the existing channel and the alternative channel.. .
|Congestion management in overlay networks|
A system forwards congestion management messages to a source host updating the source address in the management message. The system may determine that the congestion management message was triggered responsive to an initial communication that was previously forwarded by the system.
|Performing-time-series based predictions with projection thresholds using secondary time-series-based information stream|
A prediction modeling system and computer program product for implementing forecasting models that involve numerous measurement locations, e.g., urban occupancy traffic data. The system a data volatility reduction technique based on computing a congestion threshold for each prediction location, and using that threshold in a filtering scheme.
|Performing-time-series based predictions with projection thresholds using secondary time-series-based information stream|
A prediction modeling system, method and computer program product for implementing forecasting models that involve numerous measurement locations, e.g., urban occupancy traffic data. The method invokes a data volatility reduction technique based on computing a congestion threshold for each prediction location, and using that threshold in a filtering scheme.
|Analysis of pedestrian congestion|
A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for providing a measure of pedestrian congestion in a given area. In one embodiment, the method comprises collecting data from a pedestrian moving in the area, and using the data to determine one or more specified parameters representing a pattern of movement of the pedestrian in the area.
|Method and device for supporting group handover|
A method supporting group handover, which is applied to a user equipment (ue) in communication with a network via a relay node (rn), is provided. The method includes a base station (e.g., an s-denb) hands over an rn to a base station (e.g., a t-denb) and the s-denb hands over the ue served by the rn to the t-denb, wherein the handovers are performed simultaneously or separately.
|Method for generating a congestion flag based on measured system load|
A radio base station generates a congestion status flag, based on measured resource usage in its cell, and based on performance of sessions in the cell. The flag may be a one bit, or a small number of bits, indicating whether the base station is congested.
|Method and apparatus for controlling congestion of network equipment|
A method of controlling congestion of network equipment that connects networks with each other, includes determining a type of congestion based on a location of the network equipment; and identifying a network connection section having a strong possibility of occurrence of congestion based on the type of congestion, and setting a critical congestion bandwidth that is used to determine the occurrence of congestion. Further, the method includes identifying users required for equal distribution of traffic upon occurrence of congestion based on the critical congestion bandwidth; and equally distributing traffic to the identified users based on the critical congestion bandwidth, and then dropping an excess of arriving traffic over the equally distributed traffic, thereby performing avoidance of the congestion..
|Flow based packet manipulation congestion control|
The present disclosure avoids that inappropriate pdus are discarded, which else would inappropriately affect the user performance.. .
|Voip bandwidth management|
A computerized method of optimizing audio quality in a voice stream between a sender and a receiver voip applications, comprising: defining by the receiver time intervals; determining by the receiver at the end of each time interval whether congestion exists, by calculating (i) one-way-delay and (ii) trend, using double-exponential smoothing; estimating by the receiver a bandwidth available to the sender based on said calculation; sending said estimated bandwidth by the receiver to the sender; and using by the sender said bandwidth estimate as maximum allowed send rate.. .
|Systems and methods for tcp westwood hybrid approach|
Methods and systems for providing congestion control to a transport control protocol implementation are described. A device detects that there is a congestion event on a transport control protocol (tcp) connection of the device.
|Non-congestive loss in hspa congestion control|
A method and a network node for increased utilization of a transport network link over a transport network of a hspa system. The method comprises detecting a data packet loss in receiving a data packet flow, and detecting data delay information of data packets as received.
|Method of controlling congestion for contention access network|
A method of controlling congestion in a communications network comprising a plurality of terminals, comprises the steps of: receiving a message or a message fragment at a given instant; evaluating the number of terminals currently sending; defining a congestion window, of duration Δtf configured so as to be proportional to the number n of terminals currently sending and inversely proportional to the maximum input loading g of the network which makes it possible to obtain a substantially zero rate of retransmissions; for each terminal and each message or message fragment to be sent, make the start of the congestion window coincide with the given instant of receipt of a message or message fragment and define an actual instant of sending of the message or message fragment as a random value taken in the congestion window.. .
|Mobile communication method, policy and charging rule server apparatus, and mobile management node|
When congestion is detected in an s-gw, communications are allowed to continue as many as possible. A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes: notifying, by the s-gw, a pdf in a pcrf of detection of congestion when the congest is detected; acquiring, by the pdf in the pcrf, charging system information regarding ues using an s1 bearer and an s5 bearer set in the s-gw from an hss; acquiring, by the pdf in the pcrf, communication service class information in a flow unit in the s1 bearer and the s5 bearer from the p-gw according to the notification; and performing, by the pdf in the pcrf, bandwidth adjustment on specific flows of the s1 bearer and the s5 bearer based on the charging system information and the communication service class information in the flow unit..
|Virtual quantized congestion notification|
Congestion management for data traffic in a virtual domain identifies a congestion source and sends a message to the source to adjust data traffic rates. The source may be a virtual machine hosted by a physical server with one or more virtual servers incorporated.
|Attribution of congestion contributions|
A method of attributing contributions to congestion of a shared resource to respective user registers, said resource being operable to serve requests for service, each of a plurality of said requests having a user indication associated therewith indicating with which of a plurality of user registers the request is associated.. .
|Uplink load control method and apparatus used in a wireless communication system|
The present invention discloses schemes to perform load control taking uplink bler statistics into account. An uplink load control method and apparatus are provided in a wireless communication system.
|Method of global design closure at top level and driving of downstream implementation flow|
System-on-chip (soc) designs include large amounts of interconnected intellectual property blocks and standard-cell logic using complex bus fabrics. Today soc design-closure that validates design targets of area, timing, congestion and power constraints is accomplished post routing as over 80% of validation problems are due to global-interconnect.
|Apparatus and methods for distributing and storing electronic access clients|
Apparatus and methods for efficiently distributing and storing access control clients within a network. In one embodiment, the access clients include electronic subscriber identity modules (esims), and an esim distribution network infrastructure is described which enforces esim uniqueness and conservation, distributes network traffic to prevent “bottle necking” congestion, and provides reasonable disaster recovery capabilities.
|System and method for service assurance in ip networks|
A system and method for providing service assurance in a data network is provided. Resource control points are positioned throughout a data network, such as an ip data network.
|System for exchanging jobs and trip information to reduce driving and promote saving gasoline|
A system that may include a website and linked database may be used to connect people for purposes of job exchange which may result in reducing commutes and promote saving gasoline. The system's database may include people seeking to move closer to home or elsewhere, and the profiles may provide knowledge about occupied jobs unknown to a public job search, or soon to be vacant.
|Method and apparatus for controlling traffic next generation mobile communication system|
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling traffic which can be applied to the next generation mobile communication system. The method includes determining whether or not a load state of a cell is greater than a threshold, determining whether or not ue capable of d2d communication is present in ues connected to the cell if, as a result of the determination, it is determined that the load state is greater than the threshold, performing a d2d communication configuration on the ue capable of d2d communication, determining whether or not ue capable of handover is present in remaining ues not capable of the d2d communication, and performing a handover communication configuration on the ue capable of handover.
|Computer system, communications control device, and control method for computer system|
In a case where data is output, a transmission node number stored by a transmission node number storing unit is updated. As a result of comparison between a transmission node number included in data input by an input unit and the transmission node number stored by the transmission node number storing unit, in a case where the transmission node number stored by the transmission node number storing unit is larger than the transmission node number included in the data input by the input unit, by overwriting the transmission node number included in data output by an output unit with the transmission node number stored in the transmission node number storing unit, congestion control matching the communication state of a communication route can be efficiently realized..
|Method and apparatus for controlling congestion in wireless communication system|
A method and an apparatus for controlling congestion by an evolved node b (enb) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a message including congestion notification required indication from a core network node of the wireless communication system, determining whether a congestion notification on the packet is required based on the congestion notification required indication and transmitting a data packet with the congestion notification according to a result of the determination..
|Relieving congestion in wireless local area networks|
A traffic congestion estimation method used for a wlan comprising wireless terminals (10, 11, 12) and access points (20, 21, 22). Based on measuring how busy the wireless channel of certain access point is, and the single user transmission rate resulted from a specific radio link, an association indicator is derived and a centralized association server (30) notifies a terminal (10, 11, 12) initiating a wireless link of the most suitable access point (20, 21, 22) to be associated with.
|System and method for routing electronic content to a recipient device|
A system and method for routing electronic content to a recipient device comprising a plurality of network nodes, each network node adapted to receive and forward electronic content and an activity profile server adapted to be in data communication with each network node, the activity profile server adapted to monitor the activity level of each network node and inform each network node on the congestion level of an adjacent network node; wherein each network node is adapted, on receiving the information on congestion level to store electronic content if the adjacent network node is congested and forward the electronic content to the adjacent network node if the adjacent network node is not congested is disclosed.. .
|Method for managing service policy in a telecommunications network|
A method for managing the service policy applied to a black network comprising a radio link and to a red network connected to this black network managed by a predetermined set of profiles is proposed. The congestion of the radio link is detected by any means by the black domain.
|Method for transmitting data between electronic devices|
A method provides fast data transmission between electronic devices, and avoids network congestion. A number of electronic devices in a network are divided into a client group including client devices and a server group including service devices.
|Method and device for supporting group handover|
The method and the device for supporting group handover are disclosed. The method supporting group handover is provided, which is applied to ue in communication with network via a rn, including: a base station s-denb switching rn to a base station t-denb; and said s-denb switching ue served by said rn to said t-denb; wherein the mme serving said rn and the mme serving ue served by said rn are the same.
|Power control method and apparatus|
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a power control method and apparatus, relate to the field of wireless communications, and are invented for reducing power pressure of an air interface of a base station and ensuring a stable network environment. The method includes: determining whether received total wideband power (rtwp) of an air interface exceeds a set first congestion threshold value; when the rtwp of the air interface exceeds the set first congestion threshold value, sending a congestion indication to a radio network controller (rnc), where the congestion indication is used for indicating that the rnc is forbidden from up-regulating a target signal-to-interference ratio (sir); receiving a target sir sent by the rnc; down-regulating the target sir sent by the rnc; and notifying, based on the down-regulated target sir, a user equipment (ue) to reduce transmit power.
|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.
|Flow management for data streams over cellular networks|
Methods and systems for data flow control include establishing a first connection between a gateway and a network client responsive to a connection request from the network client; establishing a second connection between the gateway and a server specified by the connection request; determining a user class for the network client based on a level of network congestion detected at the gateway based on throughput and round-trip-time delays; modifying a data flow received at the gateway on the second connection to remove data from the flow based on the determined user class of the network client; and transmitting the modified data flow to the network client via the first connection.. .
|Uplink congestion control|
The present disclosure relates to an uplink congestion control scheme. In one embodiment, an uplink congestion control method is provided, comprising steps of: determining whether or not a congestion status of a serving cell is changed based on a rise over thermal, rot, measurement; sending to a set of user equipment, ues, a signaling to indicate the change of the congestion status; and performing an uplink congestion control based on the rot measurement and with enhanced transmission format combination, e-tfc, reselection by at least one ue from the set of ues based at least on the signaling..
|Video content priority aware congestion management|
In one embodiment, a method includes assigning at a server, priority levels to channels associated with video broadcast content, transmitting the assigned priority levels to a network device transmitting the video broadcast content to receivers, and updating the assigned priority levels based on channel information received at the server. A policy is applied to the video broadcast content based on the assigned priority levels when network congestion occurs.
|Virtualization congestion control framework|
Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing a virtualization congestion control framework. In one aspect, a method might include a hypervisor assigning application resources of a virtual machine (“vm”), which operates on a host computing system, with maximum allowable settings to each software application to be executed on the vm.
|Virtualization congestion control framework|
Novel tools and techniques for implementing a virtualization congestion control framework. In one aspect, an orchestrator might be provided within a virtual machine environment context in order to provide two-way communications between the virtual machine (“vm”) and one or more applications running on one or more virtual machines in the vm environment in order to control congestion in hardware resource usage, perhaps using a congestion api.
|System and method for altering circuit design hierarchy to optimize routing and power distribution|
Systems and methods are disclosed for modifying the hierarchy of a system-on-chip and other circuit designs to provide better routing and performance as well as more effective power distribution. A user specifies desired modifications to the design hierarchy and then the system automatically alters the hierarchy by performing group, ungroup, and move operations to efficiently and optimally implement the desired hierarchy modifications.