|| List of recent Congestion-related patents
|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.
|Opportunistic tier in hierarchical storage|
A system reduces the impact of constrained bandwidth to long-term data storage without adding new data storage resources to the data center, typically by temporarily storing data on data storage devices that are contained within a desktop computer, a notebook computer, or other computing device. The invention stores lower priority data sets temporarily on data storage devices that are already purchased or expensed until lower priority data sets can be migrated to long-term data storage.
|Adaptive setting of the quantized congestion notification equilibrium setpoint in converged enhanced eithernet networks|
Embodiments relate to controlling workload flow on converged ethernet links. An aspect includes coupling, by a processing device, a first control loop to a second control loop.
|Source-driven switch probing with feedback request|
Embodiments relate to proactively probing the packet queues of elements in a physical or virtual network to predict and prevent the occurrence of congestion points. An aspect includes receiving a first feedback request at a central controller connected to a plurality of switches in a network.
|Dynamic optimization of tcp connections|
Transport control protocol (tcp) parameters can be dynamically selected to increase communication network performance. The tcp parameters may be selected before usage or at start-up such that a tcp connection is dynamically configured/re-configured prior to transporting the traffic flow over the network.
|Scheduler based network virtual player for adaptive bit rate video playback|
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes identifying a bit rate associated with an adaptive streaming client that is engaged in a media session, where the bit rate is used to maintain a particular video quality for a media stream. The method also includes using a network virtual player to lock the bit rate for a particular time interval for the adaptive streaming client; and supporting the bit rate from a network for the adaptive streaming client during the media session.
|Random next iteration for data update management|
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.
|Telemetry-based vehicle policy enforcement|
Vehicles operation is often regulated by vehicle operation policies, such as operator and vehicle licensing, safe operation rules, and emissions testing, as well as advisory policies (e.g., safety tips) and infrastructure policies (e.g., traffic congestion reduction). However, enforcement of vehicle operation policies may be infrequent, costly, inaccurate, and/or ineffective for particular types of problems.
|Window-oriented displays for travel user interfaces|
Vehicular travel may be facilitated by user interfaces presenting travel information. Such user interfaces often involve visual displays positioned peripherally to a window through which an individual operates the vehicle (e.g., displays mounted in a dash or console) and/or non-visual interfaces (e.g., audio, speech recognition, and manual controls).
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.).
|Event-based traffic routing|
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for to creating an avoidance zone spatially proximate a venue, where the avoidance zone is created based upon identifying road segments where increased traffic congestion is expected due to an event at the venue. Information pertaining to the avoidance zone, such as a description of road segments to avoid and/or expected travel delays, may be provided to a route planner configured to develop vehicle routes.
|Methods and apparatus for dvr and network storage of locally recorded content|
Methods and apparatus for expanding the storage capacity of one or more dvrs in a household by attaching them to a shared network storage device are described. Recorded content is encrypted in at least some embodiments on a per customer basis rather than on a per dvr basis allowing content to be moved between devices at a customer premise and played back by any of the devices at the customer premise where the content was recorded.
|Method and system for managing network communications|
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example avoiding data copy and task switching by processing protocol headers of network pdus as a serial tape to be processed in order such as by a single method. Other processing includes reducing stages and simplifying protocol processing and multiplexing during network communications.
|Coherent load monitoring of physical and virtual networks with synchronous status acquisition|
Embodiments relate to creating a coherent load or congestion map that displays the simultaneous activity of all queues of physical and virtual switches and adapters in a network without forcing clock synchronization. An aspect includes sampling, by a central processing device, a status of all queues in a plurality of elements in a network.
|System and method for determining an effect of network congestion|
A method and apparatus of a device that determines a cause and effect of congestion in this device is described. The device determines an effect of congestion in the device.
|System and method for determining a cause of network congestion|
A method and apparatus of a device that determines a cause and effect of congestion in this device is described. In an exemplary embodiment, the device measures a queue group occupancy of a queue group for a port in the device, where the queue group stores a plurality of packets to be communicated through that port.
|Dynamic congestion control|
A system and method is disclosed for moving between delay sensing and packet loss based congestion control states. In connection with communicating over a network by sending and receiving data, one or more network devices automatically selects between a first and a second congestion control state for the sending and receiving of the data based a predetermined algorithm.
|Bypassing congestion points in a converged enhanced ethernet fabric|
Embodiments relate to bypassing congestion points in a network. An aspect includes sampling queues of a plurality of switches in a network.
|Bandwidth on-demand adaptive routing|
An adaptive router anticipates possible future congestion and enables selection of an alternative route before the congestion occurs, thereby avoiding the congestion. The adaptive router may use a primary route until it predicts congestion will occur.
|Quantized congestion notification in a virtual networking system|
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for quantized congestion notification in a virtual networking system comprising multiple virtual networks (vns). Each vn comprises at least one virtual machine (vm) configured to generate one or more packet flows.
|Scalable flow and cogestion control with openflow|
A method of performing congestion management in a network is provided. The method includes monitoring a congestion status at a switch in the network.
|Network per-flow rate limiting|
A method of monitoring data flow in a network is provided. The method includes: configuring a data flow including a plurality of data packets by a switch controller, the switch controller configured to control routing through the switch and switch configuration, wherein configuring includes storing an indication of a flow control policy in one or more of the data packets; monitoring a network switch receiving the data flow, wherein monitoring includes determining flow statistics in the switch; determining whether a congestion condition exists for the data flow based on the flow statistics and the flow control policy; and based on determining that the congestion condition exists for the data flow, performing a remedial action specific to the data flow to address the congestion condition..
|Dynamic network load rebalancing|
A network device includes a communication interface. A processing system is coupled to the communication interface.
|Systems and methods for managing a packet network|
Systems and methods for managing congestion in a network are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving delay information relating to one or more network points wherein the delay information represents one or more of link level delay, connection level delay, and class of service level delay.
|Intra switch transport protocol|
In one implementation, a network device is configured to implement an intra switch transport protocol. The intra switch transport protocol is configured to determine a maximum window size according to a predetermined bandwidth and a round trip time between a plurality of ingress ports and an egress port.
|Network congestion management|
Technologies for managing congestion of a communication channel includes a network device for receiving a network packet from a computing device destined for another computing device, analyzing network traffic flows over a communication channel established between the network device and an upstream network device, and determining whether the communication channel is congested as a function of the network traffic flows. Such technologies may also include storing the received packet in a local storage in response to determining that the communication channel is congested, transmitting an acknowledgement packet to the computing device in response to storing the received network packet local storage, and transmitting the stored network packet to the upstream network device in response to determining that the communication channel is no longer congested..
|Integrated data plane for heterogeneous network services|
Network services can be dynamically configured on an integrated data path by establishing control paths between data plane entities located on the integrated data path and service entities associated with the network services. In this way, routing for the integrated data path is performed with fewer restrictions than traditional data planes, which are largely limited by the relative locations of pre-configured network nodes in the service network.
|Cable modem termination system control of cable modem queue length|
Buffer bloat continues to cause latency problems for all kinds of network traffic, e.g., internet protocol traffic. Implementing network based control of packet upstream packet discards enables a scheduler of packets to manage congestion, instead of the network element with bloat.
|Systems and methods for determining congestion in wireless networks|
Systems and methods are disclosed for determining network congestion. A wireless communications device may identify available networks and assess a congestion parameter for each wireless channel associated with those networks.
|Software defined network-based load balancing for physical and virtual networks|
A method of monitoring transmission of data in a network is provided. The method includes: receiving data packets for one or more data flows by at least one of a plurality of network switches; sampling queue data in each of the plurality of network switches, the sampled queue data taken from at least one queue attached to a switch port to which the one or more data packets have been forwarded; and transmitting the sampled queue data to a logically centralized network controller connected to the plurality of switches, the network controller configured to control the plurality of network switches, the network controller configured to determine whether a congestion, unfairness or service level agreement (sla) infringement condition exists in one or more switches based on the sampled queue data and send a control message to one or more data flow sources based on the congestion, unfairness or sla infringement condition..
|Triggering congestion control for radio aware applications|
Currently, the radio on the device is the only one aware of network congestion while applications are not. At the same time, only the application is aware of the criticality of information it needs to send across the network.
|Methods and systems for network congestion management|
Methods and systems are disclosed for network congestion management. The methods and systems receive a first packet complying with a first network protocol comprising a first congestion indicator representative of a presence or absence of network congestion and further comprising a first set of data associated with a second network protocol, and provide an indication of the presence or absence of network congestion generated based, at least in part, on the first congestion indicator.
|Distributed path update in hybrid networks|
A network condition prompts a hybrid device to select a new path for a packet stream. A path update may occur in response to a change in network topology or a traffic loading condition (e.g., congestion or saturation of a link in the current path).