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 Distributed load balancing for access points patent thumbnailnew patent Distributed load balancing for access points
Balancing loads across access points in a wireless environment may be achieved based on weighting, for each of a set of access points, one or more factors including but not limited to visibility and distance of a given client relative to a given access point, congestion and cpu load of a given access point, number of connected clients, and relative received signal strength indication, according to certain embodiments.. .
Relay2, Inc.


 Communication apparatus and communication method patent thumbnailnew patent Communication apparatus and communication method
According to one embodiment, a communication apparatus includes a congestion degree calculating unit and an operation mode setting unit. The congestion degree calculating unit calculates a third congestion degree related to wireless communication based on a first congestion degree of first wireless communication and a second congestion degree of second wireless communication.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


 Congestion induced video scaling patent thumbnailnew patent Congestion induced video scaling
Access nodes and methods adjust a bit rate of a data stream in a communication network. The access nodes and methods have a packet inspection unit configured to inspect one or more of the data packets to determine that the data stream includes video data.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


 Congestion control and qos in noc by regulating the injection traffic patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
Netspeed Systems, Inc.


 Ensuring predictable and quantifiable networking performance patent thumbnailnew patent Ensuring predictable and quantifiable networking performance
The ensuring of predictable and quantifiable networking performance includes adaptively throttling the rate of vm-to-vm traffic flow. A receiving hypervisor can detect congestion and communicate messages for throttling traffic flow to reduce congestion at the receiving hypervisor..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Methods and systems for reducing network congestion patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for reducing network congestion
The present invention discloses methods and systems carried out at a network device for reducing network congestion by establishing an aggregated connection, wherein the aggregated connection comprise a plurality of virtual private network (vpn) tunnels. The system further comprises assigning default weights to the plurality of vpn tunnels along with transmitting and receiving data packets of a data session through the aggregated connection.
Pismo Labs Technology Limited


 Traffic switching method and apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Traffic switching method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention provide a traffic switching method and apparatus. The method includes: establishing a mapping relationship between a performance parameter of a network and a forwarding node switching sequence, where the performance parameter of the network includes link usage before switching and link usage after switching; when traffic switching needs to be performed, obtaining a current performance parameter of the network, and determining, according to the mapping relationship, a switching sequence corresponding to the current performance parameter; and delivering a switching instruction to forwarding nodes according to the switching sequence, so as to control the forwarding nodes to sequentially perform traffic switching.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Method, apparatus, and system for packet loss detection patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for packet loss detection
A variation of a packet gap between packets sent from a source node and a packet gap between packets received by a destination node is determined; then an intensity of the packet gap variation is determined; and finally whether transmission congestion occurs between the source node and the destination node is determined according to the intensity of the packet gap variation. Therefore, accuracy of identifying a cause of a packet loss is improved, thereby avoiding impact of a transmission bit error..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Electric tricycle conversion kit patent thumbnailElectric tricycle conversion kit
The conversion of a bicycle into an electric tricycle provides a stable means of travel which does not require it to be continuously in motion to remain upright. A person can stop and remain on the tricycle without dismounting or supporting the bicycle.

 Use of serelaxin to reduce gdf-15 patent thumbnailUse of serelaxin to reduce gdf-15
Growth differentiation factor 15 (gdf-15) is a stress-responsive cytokine known to be associated with adverse events in heart failure patients. The use of serelaxin has been shown to affect gdf-15 levels at baseline and decreases in gdf-15 levels over time.
Novartis Ag


Pharmaceutical compositions comprising plant extracts and methods for reducing duration of a common cold using same

The present disclosure describes pharmaceutical compositions and methods for reducing duration, intensity, and/or bothersomeness of common colds in humans and for reducing severity or duration of common cold symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, watery eyes, dry/scratchy throat and sneezing in humans exhibiting such symptoms. The compositions herein comprise extracts of at least one of luffa operculata (l.
Matrixx Initiatives, Inc.

Nasal congestion and obstruction relief and breathing assist devices

A nasal breathing assist device includes one or two open-ended tubular elements each extending along a central tube axis between a relatively large first end and a relatively small second end, and at least one non-resilient tab extends from the first end toward the second end of the tubular element. In embodiments with two tubular elements, a coupler element extends between the first ends of the tubular elements.
Sanostec Corp

System and improved push-to-talk communication performance

A system and method for improved push-to-talk (ptt) communications performance includes a ptt application server receiving a request from a client user equipment (ue) device to access ptt services over a carrier network. The ptt application server measures, determines, predicts, or otherwise detects congestion in a cell of the carrier network servicing the client ue device.
Kodiak Networks Inc.

Method and device for determining transmission buffer size

A method for determining a transmission buffer size, including acquiring a transmission delay of a data packet that is sent by a transmit end on a transmission link between the transmit end and a receive end, updating a minimum transmission delay according to the transmission delay and based on a first update period when a primary congestion status of the transmission link is congested, updating the minimum transmission delay according to the transmission delay and based on a second update period when the primary congestion status is non-congested, where a period length of the first update period is shorter than a period length of the second update period, obtaining a minimum transmission delay of the transmission link, and determining a transmission buffer size of the transmission link according to the transmission delay and the minimum transmission delay.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Enhance at command for backoff timer control

At commands are used for controlling mobile termination (mt) functions and gsm/umts network services from a terminal equipment (te) through terminal adaptor (ta). 3gpp introduces multiple backoff timers and barring to solve network congestion problem.
Mediatek Inc.

Enhance at command for backoff timer control

At commands are used for controlling mobile termination (mt) functions and gsm/umts network services from a terminal equipment (te) through terminal adaptor (ta). 3gpp introduces multiple backoff timers and barring to solve network congestion problem.
Mediatek Inc.

Measurement reporting threshold configuration

In one instance, a base station configures a first set of ues, served by a serving base station, with a first irat measurement reporting threshold (inter-radio access technology measurement reporting threshold). The base station also configures a second set of ues, served at the serving base station, with a second irat measurement reporting threshold that differs from the first irat measurement reporting threshold when a number of ues served by the serving base station exceeds a congestion threshold..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Device, system and method to avoid voice call setup failure due to network congestion

Devices and methods for handling phone calls. One device is a user equipment (ue) configured to establish a connection with a first evolved node b (enb).
Apple Inc.

Dynamic frequency selection channel scan optimizations

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for adaptive dwell time for scan procedures. A wireless station (sta) may identify a scan period during which a passive scan procedure is performed on a first channel.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method of enhanced timer handling for sim/usim change

A method of timer handing upon sim/usim replacement is proposed. A user equipment (ue) initiates a session management (sm) or a mobility management (mm) request with a wireless network.
Mediatek Inc.

Hardware-based congestion control for tcp traffic

A method for congestion control includes receiving at a destination computer a packet transmitted on a given flow, in accordance with a predefined transport protocol, through a network by a transmitting network interface controller (nic) of a source computer, and marked by an element in the network with a forward congestion notification. Upon receiving the marked packet in a receiving nic of the destination computer, a congestion notification packet (cnp) indicating a flow to be throttled is immediately queued for transmission from the receiving nic through the network to the source computer.
Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

Alternative hierarchical views of a circuit design

Methods and apparatuses are described for creating, editing, and viewing a floorplan of a circuit design. Specifically, some embodiments enable a user to perform a graphical operation at an inference point in a circuit design layout, wherein the location of the inference point is determined based on existing graphical objects in the circuit design layout.
Synopsys, Inc.

Wireless channel and/or band arbitration

A computer implemented method comprising receiving, for each of a plurality of wireless routers, location, connection time, wireless band and wireless channel information, calculating, for each of the plurality of wireless routers, a congestion quotient from the received location, connection time, wireless band and wireless channel information, the congestion quotient defining the likelihood of destructive interference at the respective wireless router, identifying a wireless router with a congestion quotient greater than a predetermined threshold, determining changes in wireless band and/or wireless channel for the identified wireless router that would lower the congestion quotient for the identified wireless router, and transmitting the determined changes to the identified wireless router.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Wireless channel and/or band arbitration

A computer implemented method comprising receiving, for each of a plurality of wireless routers, location, connection time, wireless band and wireless channel information, calculating, for each of the plurality of wireless routers, a congestion quotient from the received location, connection time, wireless band and wireless channel information, the congestion quotient defining the likelihood of destructive interference at the respective wireless router, identifying a wireless router with a congestion quotient greater than a predetermined threshold, determining changes in wireless band and/or wireless channel for the identified wireless router that would lower the congestion quotient for the identified wireless router, and transmitting the determined changes to the identified wireless router.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Flow control with network named fragments

One embodiment provides a system that facilitates efficient and secure flow control based on a fragmentation protocol. During operation, the system receives, by an intermediate node, a first fragment which is a fragment of a content object that is fragmented into a plurality of fragments, wherein the plurality of fragments includes at least one named fragment, which indicates a name associated with the content object, the name being a hierarchically structured variable-length identifier that comprises contiguous name components ordered from a most general level to a most specific level.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Load balancing with flowlet granularity

A first flowlet of a flow from a source network device to a destination network device is assigned to a first path of a plurality of paths between the source device and the destination device. The assignment of the first flowlet to the first path is made by a network connected device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and devices for controlling usage of multi-path tcp

A method performed by a network element in a communication network comprises inspecting traffic between a radio device and the communication network. The method also comprises, based on said inspecting, determining that the traffic is part of a tcp subflow of an mptcp connection.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Methods and nodes for congestion control

The disclosure relates to a method for handling congestion performed in a source node of a communication network. The communication network provides a communication path for traffic streams between the source node and a destination node, wherein the source node multiplexes two or more different types of traffic streams onto a single connection.
Tekefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Systems and methods for cross-layer bearer splitting and cross-radio access technology retransmission

Systems and methods provide cross-layer bearer splitting and cross-rat retransmission in a ran-based wlan/wwan integrated network. A link aggregation transmitter is configured to receive, from a wlan stack lower layer protocol, a wlan transmission confirmation signal and a wlan congestion status, and to receive, from a wwan stack lower layer protocol, a wwan transmission confirmation signal and a wwan congestion status.
Intel Ip Corporation

Congestion level configuration for radio access network congestion handling

congestion level configuration for radio access network congestion handling a radio access network node (100) of a cellular network receives an indication of one or more criteria. The criteria which define one or more congestion levels.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Data transmission control node, communications system, and data transmission management method

Embodiments of the present invention provide a data transmission control node, a system, and a data transmission management method. A tcp subflow on which data offloading needs to be performed is selected according to a requirement for running the system.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Congestion sensitive path-balancing

Encapsulated packets may be generated for different packets transmitted between a source instance and destination instance in a computer system. The source instance and destination instance may be implemented by different physical hosts linked by multiple network paths.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Congestion sensitive path-balancing

Encapsulated packets may be generated for different packets transmitted between a source instance and destination instance in a computer system. The source instance and destination instance may be implemented by different physical hosts linked by multiple network paths.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Terminal apparatus, communication system, server, communication method, and storage medium storing program

In order to execute data communication more efficiently, a communication system 1000 of the present invention includes a server 100 and a terminal apparatus 200 that executes data communication with the server 100. The server 100 generates a request signal on the basis of a first congestion degree of the data communication and transmits the generated request signal to the terminal apparatus 200, and the mobile terminal 200 executes data communication with the server 100 on the basis of the received request signal..
Nec Corporation

Flow table management method, and related device and system

A flow table management method, devices, and systems. The flow table management method includes: generating, by a software defined network controller, a first flow table entry, where a first field set in the first flow table entry carries an index of an actual value in the first field set, and the first field set includes n fields; and sending, by the software defined network controller, an openflow protocol message to an openflow switch, where the openflow protocol message carries the first flow table entry.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Modifying directions to a parking lot associated with a venue based on traffic conditions proximate to the parking lot

A venue is associated with various parking lots, and a user may purchase a space in one of the parking lots. A venue management system associated with the venue stores an association between the user and the parking lot.
Venuenext, Inc.

Nasal congestion, obstruction relief, and drug delivery

A nasal insert may include a wall in the shape of a tube, the wall including a first end defining a first orifice and a second end defining a second orifice. The first end may have a diameter, diagonal measurement, or cross-sectional area larger than that of the second end.
Sanostec Corp

Nas connection establishment method, system and radio access network node

Disclosed are an nas connection establishment method and a radio access network node, the method includes: a radio access network node receiving, from a machine type communication (mtc) user equipment (ue), an access stratum (as) message carrying a non-access stratum (nas) request message, wherein the as message carries a request reason of the as request message; the radio access network node converting the request reason in the as message into priority indication information and sending a signaling to a core network node, wherein the signaling includes priority indication information and the nas request message carried in the as message; the core network node determining the priority of the nas request message based on the priority indication information in the signaling, and when the core network has a congestion, the core network node sending a rejection response message to a ue that sends an nas request message with a low priority.. .
Zte Corporation

Method for managing congestion of a transmission link in a packet communication network

In order to detect congestion on a transmission link, endpoint items of network equipment are associated with congestion-detection applications. Per class of service, one application sends to the other control messages indicating volumes of data transmitted by the concerned item of network equipment via the transmission link.
Airbus Defence And Space Sas

Crowd congestion detection

An approach for crowd congestion detection, the approach determines one or more selected locations. The approach determines a frequency spectrum history of one or more users within the one or more selected locations.
International Business Machines Corporation

Clustered dispersion of resource use in shared computing environments

Host machines and other devices performing synchronized operations can be dispersed across multiple racks in a data center to provide additional buffer capacity and to reduce the likelihood of congestion. The level of dispersion can depend on factors such as the level of oversubscription, as it can be undesirable in a highly connected network to push excessive host traffic into the aggregation fabric.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Ran for multimedia delivery

A method is disclosed for delivering a packet data flow across a radio access network (ran), comprising: receiving, at an upstream gateway node, an internet protocol (ip) data flow; sending, from the upstream gateway node, the ip data flow to a ran; receiving, at the upstream gateway node, a congestion control message from the ran based on a request for retransmission of the ip data flow at the ran to a user equipment (ue); and performing, at the upstream gateway node, ip flow control of the ip data flow based on the congestion control message.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.

5-way tcp optimization

A system and method optimizes the response speed and/or throughput of tcp sessions for web browsing and large-file applications. Tcp sessions may be terminated in a tcp proxy.
Badu Networks, Inc.

Method for traffic control

Described is a method to optimize traffic light activity and minimize traffic congestion. Traffic conditions are monitored by sensors and a controller dynamically controls the green light time to account for traffic conditions and enhance the traffic flow.

System, method and software for representing decision trees

A method for representing decision trees that avoids the common problem of congestion and overlapping of the nodes in the tree. This problem has traditionally limited the number of nodes and uncertainties that can be represented using decision trees.
Ali Abbas



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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