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 Congestion control for scrambled coded multiple access (scma) patent thumbnailCongestion control for scrambled coded multiple access (scma)
A telecommunication system includes a gateway receiver having a processor and a data storage medium. The receiver is programmed to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of terminals, determine an error rate associated with communication with the plurality of terminals, determine an operating probability from the error rate, and transmit the operating probability to the plurality of terminals.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc


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


 Medical software platform patent thumbnailMedical software platform
A medical system is disclosed for retrieving and recording information from a patient and generating an efficient and effective clinical report encompassing the relevant data for a practitioner's review. The system may also include one or more communication paths for receiving additional information such as from patient wearables, environmental sensors, medication dispensers, whether sources, allergy sources, and other geographic relevant environmental conditions, contaminants, conditions, traffic congestion, etc..
Victaire Inc.


 Cell broadcast for smart traffic steering across radio technologies with improved radio efficiency patent thumbnailCell broadcast for smart traffic steering across radio technologies with improved radio efficiency
Traffic associated with user equipment that are coupled to a first radio access network is steered to a second radio access network based on an adaptable signal strength criterion. The signal strength criterion is related to real-time network load conditions of the first radio access network and can be broadcasted from a serving access point to the user equipment.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


 Congestion monitoring of mobile entities patent thumbnailCongestion monitoring of mobile entities
A method, by a policy control unit of a mobile communications network, to control a signalling of congestion information of mobile entities at a plurality of congestion monitoring units that monitor which mobile entities are affected by a congestion state in a radio access network of the mobile communications network. The method comprises receiving, from one of the congestion monitoring units, an indication that one of the mobile entities is affected by a congestion, storing said one congestion monitoring unit from which the indication is received as the current congestion monitoring unit for said one mobile entity, receiving, from another congestion monitoring unit, the indication that said one mobile entity is affected by a congestion, and indicating, in response to the indication received from the other monitoring unit, to the current congestion monitoring unit a release of congestion information relating to said one mobile entity..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Andsf parameters for wlan network selection patent thumbnailAndsf parameters for wlan network selection
Embodiments describe systems, methods, and apparatuses for identifying, based at least in part on an access network discovery and selection function (andsf) quality of service (qos) policy, a preferred access point (ap) of a wireless local area network (wlan). In some embodiments, the andsf qos policy may be compared to one or more of an air-interface congestion parameter of the ap, and/or a backhaul congestion parameter of the ap..
Intel Corporation


 Routing of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths patent thumbnailRouting of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths
The present disclosure pertains to systems and methods to identify high-priority traffic within a software defined network (“sdn”) and to route such traffic through physically distinct communication paths. Such routing may help to reduce network congestion faced by high-priority traffic and increase the reliability of transmission of such data.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.


 File block placement in a distributed network patent thumbnailFile block placement in a distributed network
Pipelines for distributing file block in distributed file system network can be determined using a crawler algorithm. The crawler algorithm can iteratively identify links in a pipeline from for a starting node to one or more data storage nodes.
Wi-lan Labs, Inc.


 Hybrid vehicle control apparatus patent thumbnailHybrid vehicle control apparatus
A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle including an internal combustion engine, a motor, and a storage battery and configured to charge the storage battery with electric power generated as a result of regenerative braking and electric power generated by using output of the engine. The control apparatus executes a downhill control which decreases the remaining capacity of the storage battery before the vehicle enters a downhill section and executes a congestion control which increases the remaining capacity before it enters a congestion section.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Control  hybrid vehicle patent thumbnailControl hybrid vehicle
A control apparatus that is applied to a vehicle includes a control unit. The control unit is configured to, when the vehicle is traveling on a specific traffic congestion section at a time when the vehicle has reached a downhill control start point or a traffic congestion control start point, not start any of a downhill control and a traffic congestion control.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Hybrid vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle including an internal combustion engine, a motor, and a storage battery and configured to charge the storage battery with electric power generated as a result of regenerative braking and electric power generated by using output of the engine. When a planned travel route of the vehicle includes a downhill section, the control apparatus executes a downhill control which decreases the remaining capacity of the storage battery before the vehicle enters the downhill section.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Pharmaceutical compositions

A composition of an antitussive, a decongestant, or an antihistamine to treat upper respiratory and oral pharyngeal congestion and related symptoms in a patient.. .
Gm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Overload control and coordination between m2m service layer and 3gpp networks

Various issues with existing congestion and overload control mechanisms are recognized and described herein. Described herein, in accordance with various embodiments, are various mechanisms in which core networks, such as 3 gpp networks for example, and an m2m service layer can coordinate and share information to efficiently and intelligently manage each other's congestion and overload states..
Convida Wireless, Llc

Method and device for processing data message

Provided are a method and device for processing a data message. The method may include that: an internet protocol version 6 (ipv6) transition strategy used for executing an ipv6 transition technology is received from a service function chain (sfc) controller; and a received data message is processed according to the received ipv6 transition strategy.
Zte Corporation

Method and managing network congestion

A manner of managing congestion in a data-traffic network. In one embodiment a network node such as a bridge, switch, or router includes an aqm having a pi controller configured to calculate p′ using the difference between q and a target q, wherein p′ is p0.5 and p is the probability that a received packet will be dropped or marked, and some drop decision functions are configured to indicate that the node should drop a received packet by comparing p′ to two random values.

Transmission control method, apparatus and system

The present invention discloses a transmission control method, apparatus and system, so as to effectively utilize network link resources. The method of the present invention includes: acquiring link status information about a network; determining recommended values of tcp transmission parameters according to the link status information; and performing tcp transmission according to the determined recommended values of the parameters.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Flue ozone distributor applied in low-temperature oxidation denitrification technology and arrangement manner thereof

The present invention relates to a flue ozone distributor applied in a low-temperature oxidation denitrification technology and an arrangement manner thereof. The flue ozone distributor comprises a distribution main pipe, multiple distribution branch pipes, multiple venturi distributors and multiple delta wings.
Beijing Zstc Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd.

System, robust transmission of visual data through visual sensor network

The present invention is related to a method for routing image data from camera node to a sink node, where it may be processed in detail, in a visual sensor network. In accordance with the present invention, wireless intermediate node are configured to route images based on first pass image encoding containing coarse image to the next wireless hop at a higher priority over the images based on the second pass encoding containing additional details of the images.

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

Systems and methods for suppressing and/or concealing bandwidth reduction of voip voice calls

A system and method for concealing bandwidth reduction of a voip call voice is provided. In a method for dynamic bandwidth extension during a call session between a first transceiver device and a second transceiver device, the first transceiver device compares a bit rate of received packet data with a threshold bit rate, and the first transceiver device determines whether to perform bandwidth extension during the call session based on the comparison.
Line Corporation

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for communicating radio access network congestion status information for large numbers of users

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for communicating ran congestion status information for large numbers of users are disclosed. In one example, a method for communicating ran congestion status information for a large number of users includes steps performed pcrf including one or more processors.
Oracle International Corporation

Method and user equipment for blocking network access according to application

A disclosure of the present specification provides a method of blocking network access in user equipment (ue). The method may include the steps of: receiving application attribute related information at a home public land mobile network (hplmn); receiving application specific congestion control for data communication (acdc) blocking information at the hplmn or a visited plmn (vplmn); determining the category of an application being executed based on the application attribute related information when there is information on the application being executed in the application attribute related information; and performing an acdc blocking check based on matched acdc blocking information when the acdc blocking information is matched with the determined category from among the acdc blocking information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Congestion based roaming in a wireless local area network

Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications. A device may utilize enhanced roaming techniques to identify a candidate channel for roaming.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Deploying cell on drone or droneap to mitigate radio capacity and coverage issues

Embodiments herein describe a system that includes an autonomous vehicle (referred to herein as a drone) which is controlled by a self-organizing network (son) to expand the capabilities of a cellular network in real time. In one embodiment, the son monitors the cellular network and identifies congestion or capacity issues where the cell towers covering the geographic region may be unable to satisfy the large number of requests for data by the users in the region.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Optical delay line and electronic buffer merged-type optical packet buffer control device

[solution] an optical delay line and electronic buffer merged-type optical packet buffer control device having n number of input terminals (11), an optical packet information acquisition unit (13), a plurality of switches (15), a plurality of delay lines (17), an electronic buffer (19), an output terminal (21), and a buffer control unit (23), wherein the buffer control unit (23) receives packet information and analyzes packet traffic, and exerts control so as not to use the electronic buffer (19) when the packet traffic is equal to or less than a first threshold, or receives information pertaining to the use state of the delay lines and exerts control so as not to use the electronic buffer (19) when the use rate of the delay lines (the percentage of the number of used delay lines relative to the total number of delay lines) is equal to or less than a first threshold pertaining to the use rate. This device can expand capacity by utilizing the electronic buffer at the time of congestion, and can dynamically respond to changes in traffic..

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.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Network congestion notification preservation and modification during transmission of network data between physical network and virtual network

A virtual network is implemented on a physical network. A virtual network data packet is tunneled through the physical network via encapsulation within a physical network data packet and via transmission of the physical network data packet through the physical network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatuses and methods for cell selection or reselection with application-specific congestion control for data communication (acdc), and storage medium thereof

A mobile communication device including a wireless transceiver and a controller is provided. The wireless transceiver performs wireless transmission and reception to and from a service network comprising a plurality of cells.
Acer Incorporated

Network congestion avoidance

Datalink frames or networking packets contain protocol information in the header and optionally in the trailer of a frame or a packet. We are proposing a method in which part of or all of the protocol information corresponding to a frame or a packet is transmitted separately in another datalink frame.

Network resource processing apparatus, method, and system

A network resource processing apparatus, method, and system, which is used to resolve a communication congestion problem between network devices during network resource processing, is presented. A receiving module receives computation environment information that are corresponding to a computation task and network information of each computation node, provides the computation environment information to a bandwidth decision module and a generation module, and provides the network information of each computation node to the generation module; the bandwidth decision module decides a to-be-allocated bandwidth for the computation task according to the computation environment information; the generation module generates routing configuration policy information for the computation task according to the network information of each computation node, the decided to-be-allocated bandwidth, and the computation environment information, and provides the routing configuration policy information to a sending module; and the sending module sends the routing configuration policy information to a routing configuration controller..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Apparatuses and methods for application-specific congestion control for data communication (acdc), and storage medium thereof

A mobile communication device including a wireless transceiver and a controller is provided. The wireless transceiver performs wireless transmission and reception to and from a cell.
Acer Incorporated

Traffic flow migration in backhaul networks

Aspects of the disclosure relate to network management and routing protocols in communication networks, including but not limited to wireless communication networks including integrated-access-backhaul (iab) nodes within an iab network. In some examples, one or more traffic flows between an iab node and a remote network may be migrated from a first tunnel associated with a first network routing domain to a second tunnel associated with a second routing domain in accordance with route information pertaining to each of the network routing domains.
Qualcomm Incorporated

A adaptive barring control for mo-sms in wireless access system

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for an adaptive barring control for a mobile originating short message service (mo-sms). In one aspect of the present invention, a method for controlling an adaptive access class barring in a wireless access system, the method is performed by an enhanced node-b (enb) and comprises steps of estimating a sms load, a mmtel video load, and a mmtel voice load on a cell of the enb; generating a congestion level based on the mmtel video load and the mmtel voice load; determining an indication bit by comparing the sms load with threshold values for the congestion level; and broadcasting an system information block (sib) message including the indication bit.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Machine for smoothing and/or polishing slabs of stone material, such as natural or agglomerated stone, ceramic and glass

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

Soft constrained shortest-path first tunneling

In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining a request to route traffic from a source to a destination in a network, where the request is associated with a setup bandwidth criterion. The method includes: identifying a plurality of candidate tunnel paths from the source to the destination; and, for each of the plurality of candidate tunnel paths, determining whether or not at least one of the candidate tunnel paths satisfies the setup bandwidth criterion.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

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.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Networking using pci express

Datalink frames or networking packets contain protocol information in the header and optionally in the trailer of a frame or a packet. We are proposing a method in which part of or all of the protocol information corresponding to a frame or a packet is transmitted separately in another datalink frame.

Quality of service in wireless backhauls

A feeder terminal comprises backhaul communication circuitry connecting a communications network via a wireless backhaul, and providing an access base station with wireless backhaul access. Backhaul information circuitry determines congestion information relating to the wireless backhaul and communication circuitry enables communication with an access base station and provides the congestion information to the access base station.
Airspan Networks Inc.

Lightweight transport protocol

A smart nic (network interface card) is provided with features to enable the smart nic to operate as an in-line nic between a host's nic and a network. The smart nic provides pass-through transmission of network flows for the host.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

In-line network accelerator

A smart nic (network interface card) is provided with features to enable the smart nic to operate as an in-line nic between a host's nic and a network. The smart nic provides pass-through transmission of network flows for the host.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Determination of a free-flow speed for a link segment

A method comprising determining speed-time cluster application histogram data set for a link segment that comprises a plurality of speed-time cluster application histogram data elements, each speed-time cluster application histogram data element identifying a speed-time cluster and an applicable duration of the speed-time cluster for the link segment throughout a histogram duration, for each speed-time cluster application histogram data element, determining a free-flow speed that is representative of a non-congestion speed indicated by the speed-time cluster, determining a historically normalized free-flow speed for the link segment that is a weighted average of the free-flow speed determined for each speed-time cluster application histogram data element weighted by the applicable duration of the speed-time cluster application histogram data element, and identifying a transit speed of the link segment as being the historically normalized free-flow speed is disclosed.. .
Here Global B.v.

Apparatus and system to manage monitored vehicular flow rate

An apparatus and system to manage monitored traffic density in relationship to spatial locational flow rates. The system includes a variety of mobile and/or stationary transmitting and receiving comm-devices utilizing certified comm-devices equipped avics ichipset arranged in a polarity of vehicles, in communication with stationary and/or mobile hub comm-devices and/or other certified comm-devices, strategically arranged within and/or along one or more roadways and in communication with a server channel networked to a central server.

Carpule warmer and dispenser

An apparatus for storing, warming and manually individually dispensing elongated cylindrical vials having different contents, while minimizing error and clutter, is described. Vials are stored in bins, which have manually operated dispensing members.

Method for controlling dsrc resource allocation, base station, and vehicle communications terminal

The present invention is applicable to the field of the internet of vehicles, and provides a method for controlling dsrc resource allocation, a base station, and a vehicle communications terminal. The vehicle communications terminal includes a dedicated short range communications (dsrc) module and a cellular mobile communications module.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System for bandwidth optimization with high priority traffic awareness and control

An appliance for optimizing network traffic is described. The appliance includes a transport layer controller configured to acquire link characteristics of a link, determine a congestion window for a flow of a plurality of data packets over the link, and determine transport layer characteristics for the flow.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

System and peak flow detection in a communication network

An adaptive file delivery system and method transmits a data file, such as an audio-video file, over a network or collection of networks in segments, each segment transmitted during a different time period. Each time period has a transmission portion to transmit its associated file segment and a wait portion in which no further interaction with the network occurs regarding the transmitted segment.
Opanga Networks, Inc.

Posted text search system, posted text search device, posted text search method, and computer program

Posted text search systems, methods, and programs acquire an expected travel route for a mobile body and determine whether a congestion factor facility, which is a facility that causes congestion, is located around the expected travel route. The systems, methods, and programs acquire, when it is determined that the congestion factor facility is located around the expected travel route, a closer intersecting road, which is a road that is located on the side of the mobile body with respect to the congestion factor facility and that intersects the expected travel route and acquire a name of the closer intersecting road as a search target name.
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Three-zone gasifier and operating such a gasifier in order to thermally convert byproducts and waste materials

It is the object of the invention to provide a device which initiates a longer dwell time and enhanced performance of the gasification process, prevents process-induced clogging, displacements and congestion of the gasifier, organises an intensification of the convective heat transfer into the carbon particles, ensures stabilisation of the gasification process as well as a differentiated and higher process and temperature stability and produces a nearly tar- and dust-free raw gas. This object is achieved in that the 3-zone gasifier comprises a casing (4) surrounding a gasifier trough (3), a gasifier shell (13) arranged above the gasifier trough (3) and is provided with an insulation (14), a gasifier head (17) arranged above the gasifier shell (13) and provided with an insulation (14), and a free gasifier space (20) enclosed by the gasifier shell (13) and the gasifier head (17), wherein the gasifier trough (3), the casing (4), the discharge chute (6), the gasifier shell (13) and the gasifier head (17) are connected to each other in a gas-tight manner, at least one syngas outlet (16) is located in the upper part of the gasifier shell (13), the gasifier trough (3) comprises a perforated bottom (35) with a contaminant outlet (5) and is surrounded by a separating space (11) which terminates in at least one discharge chute (6), and a sheathed, truncated cone (21) is arranged in the area of the connection between the gasifier trough (3) and the free gasifier space (20), which truncated cone (21) is open at the top and at the bottom, has a diameter which tapers towards the gasifier head (17) and is placed above the gasifier trough (3) in a bell-shaped manner..

Compositions useful in alleviating pulmonary congestion and uses thereof

The invention relates to a congestion alleviating composition. The composition contains chlorophyll, tincture of pau d'arco, an herbal oil with antiviral properties, such as oil of oregano, coconut oil, and iodized salt as essential components..

Macro-switch with a buffered switching matrix

A macro-switch is described. This macro-switch includes facing integrated circuits, one of which implements optical waveguides that convey optical signals, and the other which implements control logic, electrical switches and memory buffers at each of multiple switch sites.
Oracle International Corporation

Adaptive private network asynchronous distributed shared memory services

A highly predicable quality shared distributed memory process is achieved using less than predicable public and private internet protocol networks as the means for communications within the processing interconnect. An adaptive private network (apn) service provides the ability for the distributed memory process to communicate data via an apn conduit service, to use high throughput paths by bandwidth allocation to higher quality paths avoiding lower quality paths, to deliver reliability via fast retransmissions on single packet loss detection, to deliver reliability and timely communication through redundancy transmissions via duplicate transmissions on high a best path and on a most independent path from the best path, to lower latency via high resolution clock synchronized path monitoring and high latency path avoidance, to monitor packet loss and provide loss prone path avoidance, and to avoid congestion by use of high resolution clock synchronized enabled congestion monitoring and avoidance..
Talari Networks Incorporated



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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