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 Opportunistic data transfer patent thumbnailnew patent Opportunistic data transfer
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for opportunistic data transfer (odt) are provided. Odt improves network coverage, reliability and/or efficiency by permitting data transfer consumers and network access providers to take advantage of communication opportunities that may be mutually beneficial.
Broadcom Corporation


 Systems and methods for downlink scheduling that mitigate pdcch congestion patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for downlink scheduling that mitigate pdcch congestion
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving physical downlink control channel (pdcch) allocation for improved downlink scheduling. In some embodiments, a method of operation of a network node in a cellular communications network comprises transmitting a downlink assignment to a wireless device, the downlink assignment comprising an indication of whether the downlink assignment applies to a single transmit time interval (tti) or multiple consecutive ttis, and transmitting a downlink data transmission to the wireless device during a single tti or multiple downlink data transmissions to the wireless device during multiple consecutive ttis according to the downlink assignment.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


 Application-specific congestion control for data communication (acdc) in connected mode patent thumbnailnew patent Application-specific congestion control for data communication (acdc) in connected mode
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to congestion control in a user equipment in connected mode including upon receipt of a trigger, using a register to determine if a data packet transmission has been initiated by an application associated with the ue, wherein the ue is in a connected mode; retrieving an application-specific congestion control for data communication (acdc) category mapped to the application associated with the ue, wherein a mapping between the acdc category and the application is performed a priori to a transition to the connected mode; retrieving at least one access control parameter based on the acdc category; and determining if the application is allowed to perform the data packet transmission based on the at least one access control parameter.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Method, system and access point patent thumbnailnew patent Method, system and access point
A method includes measuring a first congestion level of the first access point, determining to change a coupling destination of a terminal device from a first access point to a second access point, transmitting a request from the first access point to the plurality of access points, the request from the first access point requesting the plurality of access points other than the second access point not to send a response to a request from the terminal device, the request from the terminal device requesting the plurality of access points to send the response to the terminal device, cutting off a coupling between the first access point and the terminal device, transmitting the request from the terminal device to the plurality of access points, sending the response to the request from the terminal device, and establishing a coupling between the second access point and the terminal device.. .
Fujitsu Limited


 Methods and apparatuses for mobile returns patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and apparatuses for mobile returns
Methods and apparatuses for performing mobile returns are disclosed. At least some versions of the disclosed systems enable a return transaction to be performed using a mobile device connected to a network of one or more servers.
Homer Tlc, Inc.


 Co-injection member patent thumbnailnew patent Co-injection member
An object is to provide a co-injection member which can smoothly collect a liquid of an internal flow route, which can smoothly inject a liquid into the internal flow route, and which can reliably prevent congestion of the liquid in the internal flow route. A co-injection member includes a main body that can be connected to a blood circuit through which blood is circulated, an internal flow route that is formed inside the main body, and that can circulate the liquid of the blood circuit, an inlet flow route that is formed inside the main body, and that introduces the blood into the internal flow route, an outlet flow route that is formed inside the main body, and that can discharge the blood of the internal flow route, and a rubber member that is attached to an opening formed in the main body, and that separates the inside and the outside of the internal flow route from each other.
Nikkiso Company Limited


 System and  reducing cell congestion levels in mobile networks patent thumbnailSystem and reducing cell congestion levels in mobile networks
Disclosed a methods, circuits, apparatuses and associated computer executable code for regulating congestion levels on at least one segment of a data communication network. According to some embodiments, a data communication network may include an access point along with both uplink and downlink data paths.
Saguna Networks Ltd.


 Congestion notification system patent thumbnailCongestion notification system
A congestion notification system includes a networking device coupling a sender device to a receiver device. The networking device is configured to detect a congestion situation.
Dell Products L.p.


 Method and device for controlling congestion in mobile communication system patent thumbnailMethod and device for controlling congestion in mobile communication system
The present invention relates to a method and a device for controlling congestion in a mobile communication system. A method for controlling congestion of a network node according to the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving congestion-related information from at least one base station; transmitting a user equipment information request message for making a request for information on a piece of user equipment corresponding to the base station to a mobility management entity; receiving a user equipment information response message including the information on the user equipment corresponding to the base station from the mobility management entity; and transmitting the information on the piece of user equipment corresponding to the base station to another core network node..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Optimized routing in connected environments patent thumbnailOptimized routing in connected environments
Geographic proximity and network congestion are used to determine efficient routing of data in networks. If two devices are geographically close, then device-to-device communication may be possible.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Congestion control for tunneled real-time communications

A system performs congestion control functionality for real-time communications (“rtc”). The system establishes a tunnel by a tunneling server with a tunneling client of a user equipment (“ue”).
Oracle International Corporation

Technique for signalling congestion in a packet communication network

A method for signaling a piece of congestion information regarding a first data stream routed by a first node in a network. The method includes the following acts implemented by a second node via which the first data stream and at least a second data stream are routed: obtaining a piece of congestion information regarding the second data stream, the congestion information indicating that a third node, via which the first data stream is routed, has detected a congestion situation for a routing of the second stream in a data transfer plane; checking that the first data stream has a priority level lower than that of the second data stream; and sending, to the first node, a control message in a control plane, the control message carrying the congestion information..
Orange

Dynamically adjusting network services stratum parameters based on access and/or connectivity stratum utilization and/or congestion information

A method, operational at a network device, for conveying congestion information across different strata of a multi-strata network is provided. An indication is obtained that a congestion level for at least one of a radio access network node and a core network node of a network has changed.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Presentation of direct accessed storage under a logical drive model

In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for presentation of direct accessed storage under a logical drive model; for implementing a distributed architecture for cooperative nvm data protection; data mirroring for consistent ssd latency; for boosting a controller's performance and ras with dif support via concurrent raid processing; for implementing arbitration and resource schemes of a doorbell mechanism, including doorbell arbitration for fairness and prevention of attack congestion; and for implementing multiple interrupt generation using a messaging unit and ntb in a controller through use of an interrupt coalescing scheme. For instance, there is disclosed a storage apparatus having therein a plurality of nand (negated and) based flash memory components arranged into a plurality of nand arrays; a nand controller communicatively interfaced with the plurality of nand arrays; and block mirroring logic to establish a mirrored copy for each data block written to the storage apparatus, each mirrored copy to be stored within one of plurality of nand arrays.
Intel Corporation

A performing congestion mitigation and barring

A method and apparatus may be configured to receive at least one set of barring parameters from a network entity. Each set corresponds to a barring check and has a unique implicit or explicit priority.
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 Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Switching between loss-based and delay-based mode for real-time media congestion controllers

congestion control may be provided. A set of rules may allow a congestion control process to switch from delay-mode to loss-mode (e.g., in the presence of loss-based flows) and back to delay-mode (e.g., when loss-based flows stop).
Cisco Technology, Inc.

3d event capture and image transform operation

Images are selectively captured and transmitted by 3d security cameras to avoid congestion of a network coupling them to a central server. Skeleton detection circuits enable conditional event capture when triggered.

Tunnel congestion volume policing

There is provided a method performed by a first network node for enabling network congestion management in a wireless network. The method comprises the step of encapsulating and sending user packets in a tunnel to a second network node, wherein each packet comprises information related to a byte loss volume for the tunnel.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System, method, and receiving device

A system includes: a transmitting device, switch devices, receiving devices, and a control device. Each of the receiving devices carries out a process including monitoring increase in size of a congestion window which the transmitting device includes, measuring a round trip time, calculating a minimum throughput in one or more target flows whose volume is not smaller than a given size among flows whose packets are received when the increase in the size of the congestion window becomes a steady state, creating a setting window size that is a receive window size for setting on a basis of an already-set window size that is size of a receive window set in a past response packet and a calculated window size that is size of a receive window calculated from the minimum throughput, and transmitting a response packet in which the setting window size is set to the transmitting device..
Fujitsu Limited

Congestion management in a multicast communicaton network

It is disclosed a method for managing a congestion in a communication network supporting the transmission of multicast data flows. The method comprises, upon detection of a congestion at a transmission interface of a router: identifying a multicast data flow being forwarded through the transmission interface and suffering a packet loss; interrupting the transmission of the data flow through the transmission interface downstream the router and, in case the data flow would be transmitted downstream the router trough the transmission interface only, sending a request to an upstream router for interrupting the transmission of the data flow from the upstream router to the router; and inhibiting, for a given period of time, any request to forward the data flow via the transmission interface..
Telecom Italia S.p.a

Method of and system for planning and redistributing congested flows based on integrated calendar information

Disclosed herein are methods of and systems for facilitating planning and redistributing flows. The planning and redistribution of flows may be based on, for example, but not limited to, calendar information or information inputted by users.
Flux Group, Llc

Distributed resource contention detection and handling

A system and method are disclosed for detecting and handling resource contention in a cluster file system. In one implementation, a processing device determines a measure of congestion for a resource that is shared by a first node of a cluster file system and a second node of the cluster file system, where the first node has a first local queue for lock requests for the resource, and wherein the second node has a second local queue for lock requests for the resource.
Red Hat, Inc.

Adaptive volume control

The disclosed embodiments relate to regulation of receipt, rate or volume, and processing of messages, such as order, mass quote or other trade related messages by available trading system resources to minimize congestion, maximize efficient use, minimize unfair monopolization and ensure fair access to/allocation thereof. The disclosed embodiments may act as a governor limiting the maximum rate of message submission to the rate at which the submitted messages can be processed.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

System detection and flow control

A non-transitory computer program product with computer readable program code for system detection and flow control. The throughput and response time of the system are acquired, where the throughput reflects the number of requests from outside the system that has been processed by the system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Virtual machine (vm)-to-vm flow control for overlay networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, using a controller, a congestion notification message from a first virtual switch of a first server indicating that a first virtual machine (vm) hosted by the first server is overloaded, and advertising, using the controller, a congestion status of the first vm to one or more virtual switches in a network using a congestion status message in response to receiving the congestion notification message. In another embodiment, a method includes receiving, using a first virtual switch of a first server, a congestion status message from a controller indicating that a second vm hosted by a second server is overloaded, and stopping traffic that is destined for the second vm from being sent in response to receiving the congestion status message from the controller without restricting sending traffic that is destined for other vms hosted by the second server..
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus for route guide and control method thereof

Disclosed herein are a route guide apparatus and a control method thereof. When a route guide to a specific location is requested, congestion information considering the number of vehicles having already arrived at the specific location at the moment that the route guide is requested and the estimated number of vehicles expected to arrive is generated and provided, such that a user requesting the route guide can learn the congestion information on the specific location in advance..
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Access node, mobility management network element, and paging message processing method

An access node, a mobility management network element and a paging message processing method where the method includes, after the mobility management network element receives a node capability notification message sent by the access node, where the node capability notification message is used to indicate that the access node supports use of a user datagram protocol, which is different from a stream control transmission protocol, to receive a paging message from the mobility management, the mobility management network element selects and uses the user datagram protocol to send a first paging message to the access node such that a requirement of a user for reliable transmission of a paging message may be met, a consumption degree of resources of the mobility management network element may be reduced, and occurrence of congestion on the mobility management network element may be avoided.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and controlling congestion in a cell of a mobile communications network

A method for controlling congestion in a cell of a mobile communications network, the mobile communications network comprising a plurality of cells for communicating with user devices, comprises the steps of analysing over a period of time the load in a group of neighboring cells, the group of neighboring cells forming a subset of the plurality of cells.a movement path of a cluster of user devices is estimated based on the analysis of the load in the group of neighboring cells. The size of one or more cells along the estimated movement path is adapted to control congestion in one or more cells.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Base station and communication control method

A base station including: a memory configured to store a transmission buffer storing each packet to be transmitted to a terminal via a wireless channel, and a processor configured to: control volume of packets flowing in the transmission buffer based on a smaller value of a congestion window value and a receive window value, the congestion window value indicating a number of packets that the base station is allowed to transmit until receiving each acknowledgement of each packet transmitted to the terminal, the receive window value being reported from the terminal, and set the congestion window value to a first value when volume of packets stored in the transmission buffer is equal to or larger than a threshold value and to a second value that is not less than the received window value larger than the first value when volume of packets stored in the transmission buffer is smaller than the threshold value.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Electronic device and operating communication of the same

A method for operating communication of an electronic device is provided, which includes determining whether a network is in a congestion state, and changing a communication operation state if the network is in the congestion state.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Dropping cells of a same packet sent among multiple paths within a packet switching device

In one embodiment, cells of a same packet are sent among multiple paths within a packet switching device. Each of these cells is associated with a same drop value for use in determining whether to drop or forward the cell at multiple positions within a packet switching fabric of a packet switching device in light of a current congestion measurement.
Cisco Technology, Inc., A Corporation Of California

Driving support method, program, and driving support device

A driving assistance method executed by a driving assistance device including a tri-axial accelerometer, an information presentation controller, and an information presentation section. The driving assistance method includes: a congestion warning sign information acquisition step for acquiring congestion warning sign information based on change in the acceleration; a multi-lane information acquisition step for acquiring information regarding whether or not the position of the driving assistance device is on a multiple lane travel path; a restriction information presentation step for presenting information indicating lane change restriction when the position is on the multiple lane travel path and congestion warning sign information indicates traffic flow tending toward congestion; and a non-restriction information presentation step for presenting information indicating non-restriction of lane change when the position is on the multiple lane travel path and congestion warning sign information does not indicate traffic flow tending toward congestion..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for migrating components in a hierarchical storage network

System and methods for selectively or automatically migrating resources between storage operation cells are provided. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a management component within the storage operation system may monitor system operation and migrate components from storage operation cell to another to facilitate failover recovery, promote load balancing within the system and improve overall system performance as further described herein.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Managing pending acknowledgement packets in a communication device

A method for managing pending acknowledgement (ack) packets in a communication device is provided. The method can include the communication device monitoring a status of a transmit queue for packets to be sent over a network; detecting a queue condition indicative of congestion causing a delay in sending one or more ack packets pending in the transmit queue; and discarding a set of one or more ack packets from the transmit queue in response to the queue condition.
Apple Inc.

Coding approach for a robust and flexible communication protocol

A coding approach for a robust and flexible network communication protocol is described. By using coding, it is possible to eliminate the need to track packet identities, and hence, it is possible to reduce coordination overhead associated with many conventional protocols.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Method for avoiding congestion on network device and network device

The present invention discloses a method for avoiding congestion on a network device and a network device, in order to resolve a problem of a decrease in a throughput of a network device caused when the network device performs, after receiving a series of packets, packet discarding processing on the series of packets in a manner of randomly and discretely discarding packets. The method includes: determining, by a network device according to a size of currently used storage space, whether packet discarding processing needs to be performed on packets that belong to a same data flow in the currently used storage space, where there are n packets that belong to the same data flow, and n≧2; and if packet discarding processing needs to be performed, discarding, by the network device, continuous m packets that belong to the same data flow, where 1≦m≦n..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Interconnect congestion control in a storage grid

Methods, systems, and computer program product embodiments for controlling congestion in a storage grid, by a processor device, are provided. In a storage grid, a storage request transmit queue length is monitored.
International Business Machines Corporation

Determining inactivity timeout using distributed coordination function

Methods, systems, and devices are described for power management in wireless devices. Power saving for a device of a wireless network may be improved by appropriately setting an inactivity timeout (ito), and thus the amount of time, after a last transmission or reception of data traffic, that the device remains in an awake mode listening for more data traffic before the device enters a sleep mode.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Congestion mitigation method and apparatus considering optimization of user satisfaction of video traffic in mobile network

The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for providing a congestion mitigation method in a mobile communication network. A communication method of packet data network-gateway (p-gw) in a mobile communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention may comprise the steps of: identifying video information by using a video request message of a terminal and a video response message of a content server; receiving a video packet from the content server; identifying the buffer status of the terminal by using the video packet; recording, in the header of the video packet, video traffic information comprising the video information and the buffer status information of the terminal; and transmitting the video packet having the video traffic information recorded therein to a base station.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Controlling a transmission control protocol congestion window size

A method and apparatus for controlling a tcp congestion window size for data sent from a tcp sending node in a communications network towards a tcp receiving node via a radio access network. The tcp sending node determines a minimum required bit rate for a data stream sent towards the tcp receiving node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Computer implemented method, a system and computer programs for congestion control in a transport node of a communication network

The method comprises identifying and classifying, by a classification unit (102), received data packets flows between fixed bit rate data packets flows (fb) and variable bit rate data packets flows (vb); sending the identified and classified fixed bit rate data packets flows (fb) to a pacer unit (103) spacing the transmission of the fixed bit rate data packets flows (fb) towards an egress port of the transport node (100); and sending the configuration parameters relating to the variable bit rate data packets flows (vb) to a virtual queue unit (104), said virtual queue unit (104) including a processor running an algorithm to activate one or more congestion correction procedures, wherein in case the result obtained by said algorithm being over, or equal, at least one threshold activating a corresponding congestion correction procedure.. .
Telefonica, S.a.

Dynamic thresholds for congestion control

Communication apparatus includes multiple interfaces configured for connection to a packet data network. A memory, coupled to the interfaces, is configured as a shared buffer to contain packets in multiple sets of queues for transmission to the network.
Mellanox Technologies Tlv Ltd.

Application controlled path selection over different transit providers

Some embodiments move the task of selecting between different transit provider paths from the network level to the application level. Some embodiments perform network level configurations involving a destination network router advertising over a first transit provider path, a unique first address identifying a destination network server as reachable via the first path and advertising over a second transit provider path, a unique second address identifying the destination network server as reachable via the second path.
Verizon Digital Media Services Inc.

Hfc cable system with shadow fiber and coax fiber terminals

System and method to extend the upstream data capacity of an hfc catv system by extending a “shadow” optical fiber network deeper into the various catv cable neighborhoods, with coax fiber terminals (cft) spaced roughly according to the distribution of catv active devices such as rf amplifiers. The cft can intercept local upstream data from various neighborhood sub-regions and transform this upstream data into upstream optical data, thus relieving upstream data congestion in the 5-42 mhz catv frequency region.
Gainspeed, Inc.

Nasal relief and snoring stopping device

An airflow intrusive nasal relief and snoring stopping device is applied in an oral cavity. The oral cavity includes an oral opening, an upper tooth, a tongue, a palate and a uvula.

Method and device for controlling processing load of a network node

Controlling the processing load in a first node 100, resulting from received signaling by particular second nodes 210, 220. 230, 240, by determining the amount of signaling received from the particular second nodes.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Mesh network nodes configured to alleviate congestion in cellular network

A plurality of nodes in a first network mitigate data restrictions on access points which are an interface between the first network and a second network. The access points advertise their access parameters to the second network to the nodes.
Silver Spring Networks, Inc.

Congestion information generation device and congestion information generation method

An information generator may generate congestion information of a road link based on a link velocity calculated for the road link. A section velocity calculator may calculate a section velocity based on a plurality of pieces of position information and time information mapped on the road link.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha



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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