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 Layered multicast and fair bandwidth allocation and packet prioritization patent thumbnailnew patent 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

 Quality of service for mixed service tiers patent thumbnailnew patent Quality of service for mixed service tiers
Improving the quality of service in multiple service tiers, particularly during periods of internet congestion, may be accomplished by scaling back the bitrate from a maximum rate to a minimum reserved rate in a non-linear fashion. The use of an intermediate value for scaling back enables a quick drop off of high maximum rates.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.

 Route advertisement method, system and controller patent thumbnailnew patent Route advertisement method, system and controller
Embodiments of the present invention provide a route advertisement method, and controller, where the method is applied to a bgp-based routing network, a physical controller in the routing network is connected to multiple physical routers, and the method includes: receiving, by the physical controller, routing information reported by at least one physical router; obtaining a traffic path in which the at least one physical router is used as an egress router to transmit traffic to a destination router; generating a route for a physical router in the traffic path; and delivering the generated route to a corresponding physical router. In these embodiments, it is avoided that congestion occurs at an egress router, and a router that receives the traffic may generate a route for the router according to the traffic path so as to transmit the traffic to a next-hop router of the router without a need of recalculation..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

 Analysis of pedestrian congestion patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
International Business Machines Corporation

 Management device, communication system, and communication control method patent thumbnailManagement device, communication system, and communication control method
A management device includes a communication controller that determines whether or not to release a communication resource reserved for a stationary terminal according to whether or not congestion is occurring in a core network at termination of communication of the stationary terminal, and a network interface unit that transmits a result of the determination by the communication controller to a base station.. .
Fujitsu Limited

 Ran user-plane congestion management patent thumbnailRan user-plane congestion management
There are provided measures for improving/enhancing ran user-plane congestion management. Such measures exemplarily comprise detecting a congestion indication for at least one bearer, which indicates user-plane congestion for the at least one bearer in a radio access network, deciding on activation of application detection for the at least one bearer on the basis of the detested congestion indication, and activating application detection for the at least one bearer upon an activation decision..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

 Method for performing d2d discovery and terminal using same patent thumbnailMethod for performing d2d discovery and terminal using same
The present invention relates to a method for performing a d2d discovery and a terminal using the same. Particularly, the present invention relates to a method for performing a d2d discovery, which compares a congestion level of another discovery slot selected randomly or according to a preset pattern with a threshold or a congestion level of a current discovery slot and determines a discovery slot to transmit a discovery message and a transmission period of the discovery message according to a result of the comparison, and a terminal using the same.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

 Method and  transferring content among large clusters of storage devices to achieve a target replication distribution patent thumbnailMethod and transferring content among large clusters of storage devices to achieve a target replication distribution
A content distribution network, including: a content server that stores a set of content items; a plurality of gateways for storing and serving content requests to a subset of the content items, the plurality of gateways being grouped into a plurality of classes of gateways; and a plurality of class trackers corresponding to the plurality of classes; wherein each class tracker manages a placement of content items and an assignment of content requests for its class of gateways; wherein the plurality of class trackers exchange congestion signals among themselves; wherein, for each content item, each class tracker determines a fraction of gateways in its class of gateways that store the content item and a rate of content requests that are forwarded to the content server or other class trackers, based on requests for the content item entering its class and the congestion signals received from other class trackers.. .
Thomson Licensing

 Systems and methods for managing a network patent thumbnailSystems and methods for managing a network
Systems and methods for managing congestion in a network are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving a service tag at a first node, the service tag representing congestion information of at least a portion of the network.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

 Method of data delivery across a network patent thumbnailMethod of data delivery across a network
The present invention relates to a method of managing congestion in a multi-path network, the network having a plurality of network elements arranged in a plurality of switch stages and a plurality of network links interconnecting the network elements, the method comprising the steps of detecting congestion on a network link, the congested network link interconnecting the output port of a first network element with a first input port of a second network element in a subsequent switch stage; identifying an uncongested network link connected to a second input port of said second network element; and directing future data packets on a route across the multi-path network which includes the identified uncongested network link. Also provided is a multi-path network and an ethernet bridge or router incorporating such a multi-path network..
Cray Uk Limited


Sinu pads

A two layered device for opening nasal passages, the device comprising: a circular pad having an adhesive underlay surface, a smooth overlay surface, and a center soft plastic compression material within the underlay surface thereof for applying the pad on each side of a human nose, within the maxillary sinus areas. The sinus nasal pads placed in the maxillary sinus area enables the nasal passage to open and providing relief from nasal congestion..


Ip media rate adaptation

A method of managing congestion in a packet switched access network. The method is performed within a packet core network providing a transit network for a user media stream sent from a sending device via the packet switched access network.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Erisson (publ)


Enhanced network congestion application programming interface

Systems and methods are disclosed that receive network load data. The network load data provides indication of a utilization level extant in a wireless cellular network.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


System and determining cell congestion level

A metric of cell congestion is determined using an average physical resource block rate that is expected to be allocated for a very active user equipment bearer that is a persistent average rate. The average physical resource block rate is mapped to congestion levels and this information is exported to an application function or a radio access network function in order to mitigate congestion.


Congestion method, device and system

Provided are a congestion control method, device and system. The congestion control method includes: receiving, by a source device, through a first port a local anti-congestion response message sent from a sink device, wherein the local anti-congestion response message is sent after the sink device determines that the length of data cached in a port sending queue for a second port of the sink device corresponding to the first port exceeds a threshold; and suspending, by the source device, sending of a data packet which needs to be sent to the second port through the first port.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Ensuring predictable and quantifiable networking performance

The ensuring of predictable and quantifiable networking performance. Embodiments of the invention combine a congestion free network core with a hypervisor based (i.e., edge-based) throttling design to help insure quantitative and invariable subscription bandwidth rates.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Core network node, radio access network node and methods therein for controlling overload in core network

A method in a core network, cn, node for managing signalling from a radio access network, ran, to a cn in a wireless communication network. The cn node transmits to a ran node an indication of overload in the cn.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Alignment in line-of-sight communication networks

Various of the disclosed embodiments relate to line-of-sight (los), e.g., optical, based networks. Particularly, systems and methods are provided for aligning nodes in a line-of-sight communication network with their peers.
Facebook, Inc.


System for electricity grids for adjusting or matching the electrical demand

A smart grid management system and method where aggregators do not need to have knowledge about the topology of the electricity grid, the physical location of the end-points they control, or the congestion level of the grid. Instead, the smart grid system and method provides maximum freedom of operation to the aggregators to balance electricity supply and demand in such a way that the danger is reduced or it is even impossible for the aggregators to endanger voltage levels at the distribution system operator (dso) level or the capacity levels at the transmission system operator (tso) level.
Vito Nv (vlaamse Instelling Voor Technologisch Onderzoek Nv)


Methods and systems for destination congestion avoidance

A remote server having at least one processor in communication with one or more databases is configured to predict a congestion of a destination based on traffic information and/or an estimated amount of people at the destination. The one or more databases may include map information and attendance information.
Myine Electronics, Inc.


Sensitivity adjustment device, sensitivity adjustment method, storage medium, and monitoring system

In order to adjust the detection sensitivity in the detection of abnormal situations in response to conditions in a monitored location, this sensitivity adjustment device is equipped with an extraction unit and a sensitivity determination unit. With candidate location information (which indicates a candidate location, that is, a location which is close to a monitored location being monitored by the monitoring system, and is a location where an event affecting the degree of congestion of persons or vehicles may occur) used as a key, the extraction unit extracts information pertaining to an event scheduled for the candidate location from a database storing text written in regard to the event.
Nec Corporation


Public service management method, public service management apparatus, and public service management programs for properly providing public services

There is a need to effectively determine which users should be given priority for using a public service. A way of improving the public service can be to acquire information on congestion degree in use of the public service, to determine whether the congestion degree is higher than a specified level or not, and to transmit information that urges cease of the use of the public service being used to users who have higher utilization of the public service than other users among a plurality of users if the congestion degree is higher than the specified level..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Parking facility resource management

Technologies are generally described for an information system configured to manage parking facility resources. The system can create and apply models and profiles regarding customers, parking space usage, access patterns, events, traffic, and other factors related to the parking facility.
Empire Technology Development Llc


Routing tree enhancements based on real time performance statistics

A call path score that utilizes real time network statistics, sourced from carriers and the public domain that may be provided to lcr and scps to determine the net “value” of a route such that, depending on customer choice, a call completion pattern may be created. Calls may be completed optimizing distance, quality or cost based on real time network and carrier database.
Somos, Inc.


Congestion monitoring

A method, system and computer program for congestion monitoring in a data network. The method comprises: determining, at a server in the data network, that a user device has initiated a data session with the data network; monitoring, at the server, a plurality of data flows associated with the data session to determine an average bandwidth of the plurality of data flows; and determining a congestion status of the data session based on the average bandwidth and one or more criteria..
Openwave Mobility Inc.


Power management message bus system

A message bus is utilized for energy management/control. The publish/subscribe message bus present between site gateways, a central server farm, and other entities, facilitates exchange of messages pertaining to management and control of power generation and/or storage.
Solarcity Corporation


Methods and systems for representing a degree of traffic congestion using a limited number of symbols

Method of creating a computerized model for computing values representative of traffic congestion in respect of a geographic area for use in representing a degree of traffic congestion in the geographic area using a limited number of symbols, comprising: retrieving, in respect of roads within geographic area, historical traffic data and values representative of traffic congestion; deriving a computerized model for computing values representative of traffic congestion in respect of roads within the geographic area based on the retrieved information. Method of representing a degree of traffic congestion in a geographic area using a limited number of symbols, comprising: receiving recent traffic and weather data including one of recent average vehicle speed and recent average vehicle transit time and two of temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, and cloud cover; and computing a value representative of traffic congestion using the recent traffic and weather data and a trained artificial neural network..
Yandex Europe Ag


Multicore bus architecture with wire reduction and physical congestion minimization via shared transaction channels

The multicore bus architecture (mba) protocol includes a novel technique of sharing the same physical channel for all transaction types. Two channels, the transaction attribute channel (tac) and the transaction data channel (tdc) are used.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


Nasal spray

The invention relates to novel formulations for treating rhinitis, sinusitis, and allergies with a fast onset of action, long duration (about once or twice daily), with no or minimal irritation, and without rebound congestion.. .
Zent, Inc.


Base station, user apparatus, congestion state notification control method, and switch control method

A base station for performing communication with a user apparatus that includes a function for switching connection between a first radio communication network and a second radio communication network, including: a group management unit configured to group a plurality of user apparatuses located in an area of the base station into a plurality of groups; and a notification control unit configured to transmit congestion state information indicating a congestion state in the first radio communication network for each group that is grouped by the group management unit, and to cause each group to perform connection switching between the first radio communication network and the second radio communication network.. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


User-plane congestion management

Methods, apparatuses and systems for user-plane congestion management are provided. Among these method, apparatuses and systems is a method, implementable by a base station (and/or a serving gateway), for mitigating user plane congestion.


Hospitality media system that avoids network congestion and server load while providing media experience within guest room, and computer server and method thereof

A method of servicing requests for information at a server includes receiving a request for information from a client device, and determining a number of attempts of the request made by the client device. Both the client device and the server may count the number of attempts for each request.


Adaptive streaming in wireless communication systems

A client selects a first quality level from a plurality of quality levels used to encode segments of video content for transmission over an air interface in a wireless communication system. The first quality level is selected based upon an indication of a location of the client and an indication of congestion in the wireless communication system.


Transparent inline content inspection and modification in a tcp session

A network appliance is configured to provide inline traffic inspection for all flow through the device, to selectively intercept based on traffic content or policy, and to modify intercepted traffic content, all without connection termination and re-origination. Content modification may involve substitution of traffic content with smaller or larger content, in which case the device provides appropriate sequence number translations for acknowledgements to the endpoints.


Smart router

An example router device disclosed herein functions as a transport level proxy and application level proxy, is able to host both authenticated user and device sessions with stored session state and access control to resources for enhanced performance and ease of use. The device is able to function as a protocol proxy for improved performance and security.


Traffic shaping drive method and driver

A traffic shaping drive method and a driver are described. The method includes that: when traffic shaping is executed, timing time is set, and a data packet in a cache queue is sent at a preset constant rate in the timing time; when the timing time is reached, sending the data packet is stopped, and sending an ack acknowledgement packet in the cache queue is started; and after the ack acknowledgement packet is sent, returning to execute the traffic shaping.


High resolution encoding and transmission of traffic information

Systems and methods are provided for increasing the geospatial resolution of traffic information by dividing known location intervals into a fixed number of sub-segments not tied to any one map providers format, efficient coding of the traffic information, and distribution of the traffic information to end-user consuming devices over one or more of a satellite based broadcast transport medium and a data communications network. Exemplary embodiments of the present invention detail a nationwide traffic service which can be encoded and distributed through a single broadcast service, such as, for example, an sdars service, or a broadcast over a data network.


Buffer chain management for alleviating routing congestion

Systems and techniques for alleviating congestion are described. A set of buffer chains that pass through a congested region of the circuit design can be identified.


Methods, network nodes, and computer program products for providing access point name (apn) based group congestion control

This disclosure describes an apn based group congestion control mechanism. The mechanism utilizes a group defining apn (gda) for defining terminal groups.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Correlation identifier for user plane congestion and other use cases

Various communication systems may benefit from an identifier that can correlate a user equipment or a packet data network connection with a particular cell. For example, a correlation identifier may be useful to address management of user plane congestion and other use cases.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


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 Mobility Ii Llc


Matrix vector multiply techniques

Techniques are disclosed relating to parallel computing. In some embodiments, fine-grained data communication facilitates operations on large data sets such as multiplication of a sparse matrix by a vector.
Interactic Holdings, Llc


Congestion control in a communications network

A method of congestion control (500) in a communications network is provided. The method comprises detecting congestion (501, 502) for data packets being transmitted along a data path between a sender and a receiver of the communications network, wherein the receiver accesses the communications network via a radio access network (ran), interrupting transmission (503, 505, 506) of data packets to the receiver during an idle period, and transmitting an indication (504) pertaining to the interruption of transmission to the ran.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Reducing internal fabric congestion in leaf-spine switch fabric

Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and system to reduce needless data traffic in leaf-spine switch fabric. In embodiments, in a static solution, data rates of data flows having a common destination port may be measured and responsive to the data flows having a combined data rate that exceeding a rate limit of the common destination port, one or more of the data flows may be limited.
Dell Products L.p.


Close control loops for data centers

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for providing a closed control loop for data centers. The data centers can receive monitoring data that can include congestion data and class of service data.
At&t Global Network Services France, Sas


Broadcast resource congestion control use in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a communication technology and system converging the fifth generation (5g) communication system for supporting a data rate higher than that of the 4g system with the iot technology. Further, the present invention is applicable to the intelligent services based on the 5g communication and iot technologies (e.g., smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, health care, digital education, retail, security, and safety services).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Congestion avoidance in network storage device using dynamic weights

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for allocating cpu cycles and disk input/output's (ios) to resource-creating processes based on dynamic weights that change according to the current percentage of resource utilization in the storage device. One method includes operations for assigning a first weight to a processing task that increases resource utilization of a resource for processing incoming input/output (io) requests, and for assigning a second weight to a generating task that decreases the resource utilization of the resource.
Nimble Storage, Inc.


Adapting blind reception duration for range and congestion

Methods, systems, and devices are described for adapting blind reception duration for range and congestion. A wireless station may measure channel conditions (e.g., range to an access point (ap) and channel congestion), and adjust one or more sleep timers based on the conditions.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Router, terminal, and congestion control router and terminal

A congestion control method includes determining whether congestion occurs by monitoring a network, receiving an interest packet including a name of content data that is requested to be sent, generating a first nack packet indicating an occurrence of congestion if it is determined that the congestion occurs when the interest packet is received, and sending the generated first nack packet to the network. In the generating of the first nack packet, if first alternative content data which is an alternative of the content data corresponding to a name included in the received interest packet is stored in a cache of the router, information regarding the first alternative content data is set in the first nack packet.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


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.


Congestion management for datacenter network

Technologies are generally described to provide a congestion management system for a datacenter network. According to some examples, the congestion management system may detach management of congestion at the datacenter network from switches of the datacenter network.
New Jersey Institute Of Technology


Using wireless client for proxy channel scan

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the use of a station as a proxy for scanning one or more wireless channels. Upon a determination that a currently utilized wireless channel has become impaired, an access point may identify one or more idle wireless stations and may request that the one or more idle wireless stations perform a scan of one or more other wireless channels.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


Apparatus and estimating breathing rate using microphone

Provided are an apparatus and method for estimating a breathing rate using a microphone, which performs band filtering and noise filtering on tracheal and nasal sounds collected from the microphone, selects a processing region of preprocessed data, calculates similarity between pieces of data using an autocorrelation function, calculates a power spectrum density, detects multiple peaks including a highest peak through the power spectrum density, analyzes the multiple peaks to determine a breathing pattern, and calculates a breathing rate in consideration of a dynamic characteristic between inhalation and exhalation, nasal congestion detection, and noise reduction. Accordingly, it is possible to accurately estimate the breathing rate because calculation is performed in consideration of a dynamic characteristic of inhalation and exhalation, nasal congestion, and white noise..
Soonchunhyang University Industry Academy Cooperation Foundation


Methods and systems for performing dynamic spectrum arbitrage based on enodeb transition states

A dynamic spectrum arbitrage (dsa) system may include a dynamic spectrum policy controller (dpc) and a dynamic spectrum controller (dsc) that together dynamically manage the allocation and use of resources (e.g., spectrum resources) across different networks. The dsc and/or dpc components may be configured to monitor a congestion state of an enodeb, and intelligently allocate resources, manage user traffic of the enodebs, select target enodebs for handovers, determine the quality of service (qos) levels that are to be given to wireless devices attached to the enodebs, and/or perform other similar operations to intelligently manage the allocation and use of resources by the various networks.
Rivada Networks, Llc


Apparatus and detecting network congestion based on destination node

An apparatus and a method for detecting network congestion based on a destination node are provided. To elaborate, the apparatus may include: a physical information extraction unit that extracts physical information of an electrical signal received through an antenna of the destination node; a mac information extraction unit that extracts a size of a mac frame payload from a mac frame on the basis of the extracted physical information; a tcp information extraction unit that extracts a size of service data included in the mac frame payload; a data size comparison unit that compares the size of the mac frame payload with the size of the service data and generates comparison result data; and a congestion detection unit that receives the comparison result data, compares the comparison result data with a predetermined threshold value, and determines presence or absence of network congestion..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation


User prioritization in a congested network

A behavior investigating device of a system investigating arrangement in a communication network continuously obtains statistical network usage data of users, analyzes the statistical network usage data with regard to the pattern of behavior of the users, prioritizes the users based on the analysis and informs a traffic prioritizing function about the priority of at least one of the users. The traffic prioritizing function, which may be provided in the traffic prioritizing node, determines that there is network congestion, identifies a communication session of a user in the communication network, obtains a priority of the user from a behavior investigating device and determine whether the user is to be allowed to use the communication network based on the priority and the congestion determination..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Control method, information processing device, and communication system

A control method executed by an information processing device including a memory configured to store information on a plurality of temporary routes set for each kind of service, the control method includes receiving a routing request from a switch among a plurality of switches; extracting, from the memory, a temporary route corresponding to a service related to the routing request when it is determined that processing congestion of the information processing device occurs; setting the extracted temporary route for one or more related switches among the plurality of switches; determining a route corresponding to the service, based on a predetermined condition of the service, when it is determined that the processing congestion of the information processing device has subsided; and setting the determined route for the one or more related switches among the plurality of switches.. .
Fujitsu Limited


Method and system for network congestion control

A network congestion control method is provided. The method includes detecting whether a new network connection is established by a source endpoint; obtaining a destination endpoint of the new network connection when it is detected that a new network connection is established by a source endpoint; and assigning the new network connection to an established network group corresponding to the destination endpoint of the new network connection.
Sangfor Technologies Company Limited


Reporting of aggregated ran congestion information

The present disclosure is directed at systems, methods and media for relieving ran congestion in a core network. In some embodiments, ran congestion information is reported from user equipment to a packet data gateway (pgw) through an enodeb and a software gateway.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Congestion/overload control method and apparatus

Embodiments of the present invention provide a congestion/overload control method and apparatus. The method includes: learning, by a gateway device, information about network access time of a user equipment (ue) or ue group; and rejecting or discarding, by the gateway device, session management request messages of the ue or ues in the ue group beyond the network access time of the ue or ue group; or discarding, by the gateway device, data of the ue or the ues in the ue group beyond the network access time of the ue or ue group.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Mac copy in nodes detecting failure in a ring protection communication network

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for reducing congestion on a communication network. The communication network includes a network node having a first port and a second port.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


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


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

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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