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Date/App# patent app List of recent Networks-related patents
06/16/16
20160174253 
 Method of channel access control in wireless local area networks patent thumbnailMethod of channel access control in wireless local area networks
A method to improve the area throughput of dense wireless local area networks (wlan) by channel access control is proposed. The method allows an access point to obtain information of a plurality of stations within the wireless network.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.


06/16/16
20160174241 
 Radio over fiber antenna extender  high speed trains patent thumbnailRadio over fiber antenna extender high speed trains
Radio-over-fiber (rof) antenna extender systems and methods are disclosed for high speed train communications which utilize cellular networks as backhauls to avoid the expensive capital expenditure involved in providing broadband internet services in high speed trains. Employing rof technology, on-roof antennas are deployed in strategic configurations to address the drawbacks of utilizing cellar networks as backhauls.
New Jersey Institute Of Technology


06/16/16
20160174218 
 Device for multiple pan access patent thumbnailDevice for multiple pan access
A networking device for connection to a plurality of personal area networks is described which operates according to a layer model having a phy layer, at least a first mac layer and a second mac layer, and a third layer situated functionally between the phy layer and the at least first and second mac layers. The first and second mac layers are arranged to support first and second protocol stacks, respectively, to access first and second respective pans using frequency hopping spread spectrum techniques and first and second sets of parameters respectively.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


06/16/16
20160174145 
 Connecting to radio access networks selected based on charging data for subscription of a user patent thumbnailConnecting to radio access networks selected based on charging data for subscription of a user
Methods and apparatus for connecting a user equipment to at least one of a plurality of radio access networks. Retrieving charging data for a subscription of a user of the telecommunications network.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/16/16
20160174143 
 Femtocell discovery and association in cellular networks patent thumbnailFemtocell discovery and association in cellular networks
Embodiments of a method and apparatus for discovery and association, by a mobile station, of a femto base station from a plurality of base stations. The mobile station may select a base station for consideration for association by decoding a physical layer identifier to determine that the base station is a macro base station and select a different base station based on other considerations.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160174119 
 Communication apparatus, control  communication apparatus, and program patent thumbnailCommunication apparatus, control communication apparatus, and program
A communication apparatus that performs wireless communication using a first communication system and a second communication system includes a determining unit that determines an operation mode selected from a first operation mode and a second operation mode, the first operation mode being an operation which is used in the second communication system and in which the communication apparatus communicates with a different communication apparatus in a wireless network created by the communication apparatus, the second operation mode being an operation which is used in the second communication system and in which the communication apparatus communicates with the different communication apparatus in a wireless network created by an external apparatus, and a storing unit that stores information, based on the selected operation mode, used to establish a connection with one of the wireless networks.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160174111 
 Methods, systems, and devices for handover in multi-cell integrated networks patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and devices for handover in multi-cell integrated networks
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe methods, systems, and devices for handover in multi-cell integrated networks. Various embodiments may include transmission of wlan context information and/or target wlan information in evolved universal terrestrial radio access network (eutran) handover messages.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160174106 
 Peer to peer vehicle ad hoc network with bandwidth bonding, seamless mobility and flow-based routing patent thumbnailPeer to peer vehicle ad hoc network with bandwidth bonding, seamless mobility and flow-based routing
Peer to peer vehicle ad hoc network is implemented with a distributed p2p model for means of a decentralized model to house data/applications and bonding technologies to reduce collisions, which is extremely high for the accepted vanet standard of 802.11p. The inventive technology provides virtualization of various heterogeneous networks into a single abstract layer of data network, fast soft and hard handoff among various data networks with different link layer characteristics within half rtt plus hardware switching time, a complete load balance of data traffics within and among data networks, optimization of data network resource such as available bandwidths (optimal distributions available resources among the users of networks) with the ability of multi-path unicast for each internet session, utilization of shortest path algorithm for the adhoc access network routing..
Ist International, Inc.


06/16/16
20160174089 
 Providing easy access to radio networks patent thumbnailProviding easy access to radio networks
An improved connectivity to radio access point is enabled by a server that includes a database storing data about various radio access points, and an evaluation module evaluating the quality of connection to each of the access points. Clients receive updates about relevant access points from the server and use the information to connect to the preferred access point.
Wefi Inc.


06/16/16
20160174079 
 Adaptive cca and tx power level adjustment for dense deployment of wireless networks patent thumbnailAdaptive cca and tx power level adjustment for dense deployment of wireless networks
A method of spatial re-use with tpc and adaptive cca is proposed. A spatial re-use station detects spatial re-use information associated with other peer obss stations.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.


06/16/16
20160174024 

Systems and methods for transit-rider-status identification and communication


Systems and methods for transit-rider-status determination and communication where a rider, via their rider communication device may provide their status to one or more transit agencies or transit networks to avail themselves of communication services that are catered to them and to their status.. .
Trapeze Software Ulc


06/16/16
20160174004 

Techniques for analyzing connectivity within an audio transducer array


An array of audio transducers includes an optical emitter, for example, and without limitation, a light emitting diode (led), associated with each transducer. Simultaneous stimulation of all transducers illuminates all led's.
Harman International Industries, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173693 

Methods and systems for data transfer and campaign management


An online and offline communication processing and tracking using data processing and data/voice networks is described. A phone address from a phone address number pool is automatically assigned to a first entity.
Invoca, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173661 

System and full-duplex mac timing modifications


A system, method, and computer-readable storage media for reducing monopolization of a frequency channel during full-duplex communications. The mac layer of governing communications can be modified to reduce likelihood of monopolization by (1) in networks which are exclusively filled with full-duplex devices, configuring non-communicating devices to ignore data collisions of communicating devices, requiring the communicating devices to wait for an standard backoff time after the data transmission is complete; and/or (2) in mixed half-duplex/full-duplex networks, requiring a half-duplex nodes and/or a full-duplex node to wait an extended duration after the data transmission is complete, while the non-communicating devices do not wait an extended duration..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


06/16/16
20160173628 

System and selective advertisement of availability to communicate based on light source and associated lighting property


Computer-readable media, methods and systems are provided herein for facilitating selective advertisement of a user's availability to communicate based on one or more lighting properties of one or more light sources (112-116, 742, 746). In various embodiments, an identifier and one or more lighting properties of a light source may be obtained by a computing device (100, 150, 700), directly (e.g., using an optical sensor) or through one or more computer networks (122).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/16/16
20160173604 

Method and system for optimal caching of content in an information centric networks (icn)


The present application provides a method and system for optimal caching of content in the information centric networks (icn) and a cache replacement based on a content metric value. The method and system comprises requesting for a plurality of content by a user to a nearest local or edge icn cache router; delivering by the local or edge icn cache router the requested plurality of content to the user if it is available in its cache; else forwarding the request for the plurality of content to any of intermediate icn cache router for finding source of the requested plurality of content; downloading the plurality of content in its downstream path; and storing the downloaded plurality of content based on a content metric value derived by a content metric system (cms) based on a plurality of network parameters for the requested plurality of content..
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


06/16/16
20160173520 

Social network security monitoring


A computer-implemented method includes security settings data associated with one or more profiles of a protected social entity on one or more social networks is scanned, and the security settings data associated with the one or more profiles of the protected social entity is assessed. A first security risk score for the protected social entity is determined based on the assessment of the security settings data, and the first security risk score is provided to the protected social entity..
Zerofox, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173519 

Detection of infected network devices and fast-flux networks by tracking url and dns resolution changes


A system and method for detecting fast-flux malware are presented. Domain name system (dns) lookup requests to dns servers from a local area network (lan) to a wide area network (wan) are monitored.
The Boeing Company


06/16/16
20160173517 

Ddos protection infrastructures using ip sharing across wide area networks


According to some embodiments, a plurality of geographically remote distribution points may be established, each distribution point being associated with a traffic cleaning or scrubbing center. Incoming traffic at each distribution point may be received and not legitimate network traffic may be detected, wherein the not legitimate network traffic may include ddos traffic.

06/16/16
20160173480 

User authentication using unique hidden identifiers


Systems and methods are provided for user authentication using hidden unique identifiers in networks. In some example embodiments these systems and methods only require a single human readable identifier be provided and minimize personal information exposure in the event of a network breach..

06/16/16
20160173444 

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for initiating and executing performance tests of a private network and/or components thereof


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for initiating and executing a performance test of a private network and/or components thereof are disclosed. Methods and systems include a receiver endpoint in a private network, and a sender endpoint in a public network.
Ixia


06/16/16
20160173436 

Event planning on online social networks


In particular embodiments, a computer server may receive information regarding an event proposal from an event organizer, where the information includes an identification of multiple invitees, and where the information is missing one or more significant details of the event proposal. The computer server may send the information regarding the event proposal to one or more client devices, where each of the client devices is associated with one of the invitees.
Facebook, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173410 

Quality of service (qos) for information centric networks


A method is implemented for enforcing quality of service (qos) for accessing content objects on a per user basis at a content centric networking (ccn) gateway in a ccn network. The method receives a ccn interest packet including a name for a content object from a user equipment.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/16/16
20160173408 

Data transmission method using multiple wireless networks


Data transmission method includes a first mobile device linking a first wireless network with a first linking quality and a second wireless network with a second linking quality. The first mobile device acquires a sum of first bandwidth requirements and a sum of second bandwidth requirements of application programs currently running.
Qisda Corporation


06/16/16
20160173400 

Credit-based flow control for multicast packets in lossless ethernet networks


Methods and systems presented herein provide for self-routing multicast. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, using a switch controller, a multicast data stream join request from a source in a network, and creating, using the switch controller, a multipath identifier (id) for a multicast data stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160173393 

Network feedback in software-defined networks


One embodiment of the present invention provides a computing system capable of providing feedback to a controller in a software-defined network. The computing system includes a policy management module and a communication module coupled to the policy management module.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173375 

Apparatus and methods of routing with control vectors in a synchronized adaptive infrastructure (sain) network


Disclosed is a synchronized adaptive infrastructure (sain) network. Switches, synchronized nodes, and persistent connections can be used.

06/16/16
20160173354 

System and method to analyze congestion in low latency network


Intelligent packet analysis may be provided to determine congestion problems and lead to fast solutions in low latency networks. Specifically, a congestion analyzer system may allow a user to monitor congestion on a network while using lightweight storage.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173352 

Method in a communication network


A method to provide a cyber attack resistant and fault tolerant precision clocking scheme for wide area critical infrastructure networks through what is called distributed time source validation, dtsv, is provided, which is a distributed algorithm and signaling mechanism for a network to detect a compromised time source or sources in a multiple master clock system. The method includes providing a local clock signal, receiving in a node r1 an external clock signal from an external source, c or s1, estimating based on the local clock signal and the external clock signal timing parameters associated with the first node and the external source, comparing the timing parameters to detect any mutual clock discrepancy (mcd) between the first node and the external source, and distributing any detected mcd in the network..
Net Insight Intellectual Property Ab


06/16/16
20160173347 

System and synchronous media rendering over wireless networks with wireless performance monitoring


A system for synchronous media rendering over wireless networks with wireless performance monitoring, comprising a media source device and a plurality of destination devices, a quality analysis module operating on at least one of the devices to monitor the media being streamed and direct the operation of a synchronization module, and a synchronization module operating on at least one of the devices to direct the rendering of media data based on received event data and to transmit event data to at least a portion of the destination devices, and a method for common event-based multidevice media synchronization and quality analysis.. .
Blackfire Research Corporation


06/16/16
20160173342 

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for configuring service networks


The disclosed subject matter describes herein methods, systems, and non-transitory computer readable media for configuring service networks. According to one aspect, the method includes collecting parameters defining a network service.
Oracle International Corporation


06/16/16
20160173341 

Bounded-budget monitor deployment in monitoring networks via end-to-end probes


The present disclosure relates generally to mechanisms for bounded-budget monitor deployment in monitoring networks via end-to-end probes. In various embodiments, methodologies may be provided that automatically perform bounded-budget monitor deployment in monitoring networks via end-to-end probes..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160173338 

Compiler for and software defined networks


Method of and a compiler for controlling a network based on a logical network model. The network has physical nodes and virtual nodes.
Wolting Holding B.v.


06/16/16
20160173323 

Fault tolerant folded clos networks


Systems and methods are described to provide fault tolerant folded clos networks. A folded clos network is disclosed including a set of tier 1 routers interconnected with a set of tier 2 routers.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173246 

Wireless devices, computer-readable media, and methods for high-efficiency local-area network (hew) distributed sub-carrier allocation


Methods, devices and a computer-readable medium are disclosed for subcarrier allocation to multiple users in wireless local-area networks in accordance with orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma). A high-efficiency wireless local-area network (hew) master device is disclosed.

06/16/16
20160173202 

Adaptive noise loading in optical communication networks


An apparatus is provided, e.g. An optical transmitter, that includes an optical noise source and an optical coupler.
Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.


06/16/16
20160173189 

Method and a spectrally compliant cellular communication system


A system for wireless data transmission that uses a channel bandwidth, channel separation, and radio frequency power spectrum which is compatible with existing deployments of wireless voice services. The transmitted waveforms are thus compatible with existing cellular networks.
Ipr Licensing, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173173 

Methods for selecting precoding vectors for multi-point mimo (multiple-input-multiple-output) communications and related wireless terminals and radio network nodes


Methods may be provided to operate wireless terminal in wireless communication networks providing multiple-input-multiple-output (mimo) downlink communications from a plurality of base station sector antenna arrays using a codebook of precoding vectors. Such methods may include receiving multi-point mimo downlink communications from the wireless communication network.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


06/16/16
20160173104 

Programmable forwarding plane


A forwarding plane comprising a scalable array of field programmable gate array (fpga) devices, a memory bank, fpga data and transport network ports, and an array interconnect. The scalable array is configured to execute a networking application source code partitioned as computing elements executed by the fpga devices with a uniform global memory address space.
Scientific Concepts International Corporation


06/16/16
20160172824 

Laser, laser modulation method and laser combination system


In the field of optical networks, a laser, a laser modulation method and a laser combination system are disclosed. The laser includes a gain medium, a resonant cavity, and a second microring resonator.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160171835 

First person shooter, rpg and sports themed hybrid arcade-type, wager-based gaming techniques


Various aspects described for implementing hybrid arcade/wager-based gaming techniques via computer networks, including one or more casino gaming networks. The hybrid arcade/wager-based game may include a non-wager based gaming portion and a wager-based gaming portion.
Synergy Blue, Llc


06/16/16
20160171827 

Hybrid arcade-type, wager-based gaming techniques and predetermined rng outcome batch retrieval techniques


Various aspects described for implementing hybrid arcade/wager-based gaming techniques via computer networks, including one or more casino gaming networks. The hybrid arcade/wager-based game may include a non-wager based gaming portion and a wager-based gaming portion.
Synergy Blue, Llc


06/16/16
20160171578 

Methods and systems supporting online shopping as a shared and social activity


Certain embodiments of the disclosure relate to methods and systems that enable a consumer to electronically shop for products using a conventional electronic shopping cart such as are typically provided by online merchants, and to also create and manage one or more additional “shared” electronic shopping carts through which the end-user may automatically share details of such shopping activities with others using electronic means such as online social networks, short message services, and email, thereby enabling others to participate and assist in various shopping activities.. .
Sears Brands, L.l.c.


06/16/16
20160171533 

Method and device for distributing information to a user provided with a communicating mobile terminal with information filtering and learning using bipartite graphs or neural networks


A method for distributing information to a user equipped with a communicating mobile terminal. Geolocating the terminal to provide information representative of the geographical location of the terminal.
Tellmeplus


06/16/16
20160171391 

Knowledge discovery from citation networks


In a corpus of scientific articles such as a digital library, documents are connected by citations and one document plays two different roles in the corpus: document itself and a citation of other documents. A bernoulli process topic (bpt) model is provided which models the corpus at two levels: document level and citation level.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York


06/16/16
20160171370 

Computer-implemented systems utilizing sensor networks for sensing temperature and motion environmental parameters; and methods of use thereof


Computer-implemented systems utilizing sensor networks for sensing temperature and motion environmental parameters, and performing at least operations of electronically establishing, based on pattern recognition criteria, correspondence of a plurality of representative features a plurality of characteristics of an occurrence, where a first instance of the occurrence occurred within a first time period of a plurality of time periods; electronically discovering, based on the correspondence, a second instance of the occurrence in an environment during a second time period of the plurality of time periods; and electronically causing, based on the discovery of the second instance of the occurrence, a change in the environment via an electronically-controlled device.. .
Triplay, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171283 

Data-enhanced video viewing computer vision processing


A data-enhanced video viewing system scans videos in order to detect and extract certain objects, such as human faces, so as to compile non-time based synopses, including “facelines” of people appearing in the video sequence. It can also provide a time-based synopsis that includes timestamps for all detected objects.
Sighthound, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171102 

Runtime adaptable search processor


A runtime adaptable search processor is disclosed. The search processor provides high speed content search capability to meet the performance need of network line rates growing to 1 gbps, 10 gbps and higher.

06/16/16
20160171044 

Methods and systems for using community defined facets or facet values in computer networks


A database search method and system utilize user community defined facets and facet values for refining searches. The system provides access to a database having a plurality of records in respective categories of information.
Skyword Inc.


06/16/16
20160170782 

Network policy implementation with multiple interfaces


The transmission of data on computer networks according to one or more policies is disclosed. A policy may specify, among other things, various parameters which are to be followed when transmitting initiating network traffic.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170658 

Compression of state information for data transfer over cloud-based networks


Aspects of the present disclosure describe systems and methods for compressing a set of ram data that may have some portions duplicated in a set of rom data. The rom data may be divided into a plurality of data chunks and hashed to obtained unique key values.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


06/16/16
20160170382 

Time synchronization control apparatus and method


A local clock network can have a reference control unit with a reference clock. Coupled to each reference clock can be a plurality of remote stations.
The Secretary Of State For Business, Innovation & Skills


06/16/16
20160168523 

Engineered lumenized vascular networks and support matrix


Disclosed herein are capillary fabrication devices comprising living cells within a support medium. Culture of the cells produces viable lumenized capillary networks with natural or pre-determined geometries and ecm and basement membrane associated with the capillary networks.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation


06/16/16
20160168000 

Floating methanation system


The purpose of the invention is to divert all of the city or industrial wastewater, and particularly to prevent the pathogenic elements from flowing back to the rivers or waterways. The product of the whole process will be decontaminated, transformed into fertilizer and brought to the farmlands and forests through networks of hoses.

06/16/16
20160167533 

Device and separating and connecting two-part board networks


A device for disconnecting and connecting two on-board electrical subsystems having two series-connected switching elements and a control device, wherein the control device generates control signals for the switching elements depending on measured actual values and previously defined reference values of the on-board electrical subsystems and the switching elements are parallel circuits consisting of a diode and a controllable resistor. The controllable resistor can be controlled between a low-resistance minimum value and a high-resistance maximum value and the switching elements are arranged such that the two anodes or the two cathodes of the two diodes are interconnected..
Volkswagen Ag


06/16/16
20160167030 

Hierarchical aluminophosphates as catalysts for the beckmann rearrangement


Methods for producing lactams from oximes by performing a beckmann rearrangement using a hierarchical porous aluminophosphate catalyst having interconnected microporous and mesoporous networks are provided. Exemplary catalysts include a plurality of weak brønsted acid active sites, including silicon-containing aluminophosphates having the iza framework code afi, such as sapo-5, cha, such as sapo-34, and fau, such as sapo-37..
University Of Southampton


06/16/16
20160166497 

Personal care compositions containing crosslinked silicone polymer networks and their preparation


The invention is directed to a personal care composition which contains an ionically-modified cross-linked silicone network which is formed by the polymerization of a silicone polymer containing hydrosilylation effective unsaturated moiety, silyl hydride moiety and ionic radicals.. .
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.


06/09/16
20160165661 

Automated aerial vehicle wireless communication and networks


An automated mobile vehicle configured to autonomously provide coverage for inoperable infrastructure components at various locations. For example, a plurality of automated mobile vehicles may be deployed to provide emergency lighting, a wireless network, audio, video, etc., at an event area.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165557 

Adaptive, predictive synchronization for reducing connection establishment delays in ad-hoc frequency hopping spread spectrum networks


Systems and methods for performing predictive frequency searches in ad-hoc multi-hop wireless networks is described herein. In one exemplary embodiment, a predicted frequency is selected and a synchronization request is sent from an initiating node to a target node on the predicted frequency.
Cooper Technologies Company


06/09/16
20160165530 

Wlan network selection


The invention relates to a method and devices for selecting a communication network for a mobile terminal accessing the communication network via an unlicensed wireless access network. Therein, the communication network is selected by a mobile terminal to fulfill carrier grade requirements, which can include lawful interception capabilities.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160165528 

Methods and apparatus to discover network capabilities available via wireless networks


An example method for network selection involves discovering network capabilities by performing an access network query protocol (anqp) query at a wireless terminal, and receiving a subsequent anqp response from an access point of a wireless local area network. The network capabilities are indicated in the subsequent anqp response.
Blackberry Limited


06/09/16
20160165509 

System for transmitting message through heterogeneous networks by gateways and method thereof


The present invention discloses a system for transmitting a message through heterogeneous networks by gateways and method thereof. After using a wireless communication technology to transmit a message from a node to a gateway, a data transmission technology different from the wireless communication technology is used to transmit the message from the gateway to another gateway in different cells, so as to forward the message from the another gateway to another node by using the wireless communication technology, to decrease traffic generated by exchanging routing message in wireless network, and to achieve the effect of raising available bandwidth in the wireless network..
Inventec Corporation


06/09/16
20160165507 

Handling of access capability information in a mobile network


In a mobile network with a plurality of access networks, a control node which is controlling access of a user equipment to that one of the access networks which is currently used by the user equipment determines an access capability of the user equipment in said access network, e.g. Support of voice communication over packet switched access.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160165492 

Method and apparatus to handle user equipment context for dual connectivity in enhanced small cell networks


Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for handling user equipment (ue) context for dual connectivity in, for example, enhanced small cell networks are provided. One method includes associating small cell identifiers that are assigned by an anchor evolved node b (enb) with a unique cell identifier related to the anchor enb, and reporting user equipment (ue) history information in dual connectivity mode to a target evolved node b (enb).
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


06/09/16
20160165482 

Training field tone plans for mixed-rate wireless communication networks


A method of wirelessly communicating a packet can include generating, at a wireless device, a packet including a training field based on a training field tone plan. The method further includes populating training tones in the training field tone plan by duplicating tone positions from a base training field one or more times, and adding one or more additional sub-band direct current (dc) tones or edge tones.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/09/16
20160165462 

Self-learning, adaptive approach for intelligent analytics-assisted self-organizing-networks (sons)


Techniques for optimizing configuration parameters in a wireless network may iteratively adjust one or more wireless configuration parameters during a first stage of an adjustment period until either a cost increase during a single iteration exceeds an upper cost threshold or (ii) the number of successive iterations exhibiting a per-iteration cost increase between the upper cost threshold and a lower cost threshold exceeds a threshold number of iterations. This may trigger the ap proceed to a second stage of the adjustment period, where the ap may adjust the same wireless configuration parameter in an opposite direction, maintain a value of the wireless parameter, or adjust a different wireless configuration parameter during the second stage.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165436 

Scrambling sequences for wireless networks


An integrated circuit includes logic configured to generate scrambling sequences, each based on a different scrambling seed, for a smart-utility-network data packet communication. A hamming distance between any two scrambling sequences is half the length of a psdu of the data packet or greater..
Texas Instruments Incorporated


06/09/16
20160165378 

Ran overload control for m2m communications in lte networks


In a 3gpp lte-a support for mobile type communications, that is, m2m communications scheme, improvements of the random access are necessary to prevent random channel overload. Enhanced backoff in the presence of overload is such a mechanism, counting the number of devices seeking rach based on the number of received random access requests or else responses, and allocating random access resources on the basis of the number of requests, is another.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


06/09/16
20160165326 

Configuring a computer network to satisfy multicast dispersion and latency requirements using affinity and network topologies


Systems and methods of affinity modeling in data center networks that allow bandwidth to be efficiently allocated within the data center networks, while reducing the physical interconnectivity requirements of the data center networks. Such systems and methods of affinity modeling in data center networks further allow computing resources within the data center networks to be controlled and provisioned based at least in part on the network topology and an application component topology, thereby enhancing overall application program performance.
Plexxi Inc.


06/09/16
20160165203 

Method and system for delivery of content over communication networks


Computer-implemented systems and methods for determining second content which was not selected by the user but which is related to first content which was selected by the user. For example, a system and method can be configured to receive, using one or more processors, first and second content where the first and second content are rich media (e.g., content containing audio or video elements).
Ipar, Llc


06/09/16
20160165066 

Method and spectrum sharing among operators


Various methods and devices are provided to address the need for improved spectrum sharing. In one method, a broker network receives (501) from each bidder network of a group of bidder networks, a request for a spectrum allocation.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


06/09/16
20160165063 

Enhanced landline telephone system with mobile telephone functions


An enhanced landline telephone system for sending and receiving audible and data messages on landline, mobile phone, and wide area networks includes a landline telephone apparatus in data communication with a packet switch network. The packet switch network is configured to selectively communicate with a landline telephone, a mobile telephone, and a computer connected to the wide area network.

06/09/16
20160165057 

Caller-callee association of a plurality of networked devices


The present disclosure generally relates to systems and methods for establishing and maintaining communication between two or more communication devices coupled to communication networks. Some specific aspects relate to communication between a plurality of communication devices each of which is coupled to a respective network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/09/16
20160165002 

Generating user notifications using beacons on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a beacon associated with a third-party content provider (e.g., a business), session information of the first user of an online social network. The first user's mobile device may be proximate to and in a wireless communication session with the beacon, which may be located at the third-party content provider.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164982 

Customizing third-party content using beacons on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes sending, via a beacon of a third-party content provider (e.g., a business), a request to associate with a user's mobile device. The request may be sent when the mobile device is proximate to the beacon, which may be located within a place of business.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164981 

Generating business insights using beacons on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from beacons of a third-party content provider (e.g., a business), session information for users of an online social network. A mobile device of each user may have been in at least one wireless communication session with at least one beacon, and during the session the mobile device was proximate to the at least one beacon.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164923 

Method for data routing in networks


An integrated security system integrates broadband and mobile access and control with conventional security systems and premise devices to provide a tri-mode security network having remote connectivity and access. The integrated security system delivers remote premise monitoring and control functionality to conventional monitored premise protection and complements existing premise protection equipment.

06/09/16
20160164872 

Secure communication network


The present invention is directed to a secure communication network that enables multi-point to multi-point proxy communication over the network. The network employs a smart server that establishes a secure communication link with each of a plurality of smart client devices deployed on local client networks.
Ke2 Therm Solutions, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164847 

Process for the user-related answering of customer inquiries in data networks


A process for the processing of user inquiries in a data network saves user data anonymized at first in an independent process with an independent third-party vendor, which can then be accessed by the use of several incremental encryption and anonymization routines in such a way that, on the one hand the provider is not involved in the data exchange and in other respects even the independent third-party vendor does not have access to the user data at any time, albeit with the result that anonymized customer data, especially information about age, sex and partial postal code, can be kept ready in a database for the mobile end device being used.. .
Zeotap Gmbh


06/09/16
20160164795 

Stream shaping in avb networks


Embodiments are disclosed for a device for determining a number of sample blocks to include in a packet. In some embodiments, a device comprises a communication interface communicatively connectable to another device and configured to transmit data, a processor, and a storage device that stores instructions executable by the processor to determine a total sample size of samples stored in a transmission buffer.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated


06/09/16
20160164786 

Communication system


In a communication system, a plurality of segments are formed. The plurality of segments each include: a communication path instruction device instructing establishment of a communication path in a network; the network in which a communication path is established by the communication path instruction device; and an information acquisition unit acquiring network information of the network.
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164774 

Set up of direct mapped routers located across independently managed compute and storage networks


Embodiments relate to setting up direct mapped routers located across independently managed compute and storage networks for enabling multiple modes of communication over the cross-coupled links between the networks. An aspect includes identifying a characteristic of a local entity based on a unique location identifier assigned to the local entity and learning a characteristic of a remote entity based on a location identifier received over a cross-coupled link between the local entity and the remote entity.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160164750 

Commissioning/decommissioning networks in orchestrated or software-defined computing environments


A server computer (dnps) commissions/decommissions networks provisioned using one or more orchestration solutions (os) in a client-server architecture. Program code instructions instructing the server computer to implement a user interface (ui) for remote management of the server computer, wherein the user interface provides access to data managed by the server computer and a web-based application programming interface (api) that supports service oriented architecture [“soa”], and a network management logic (nme) that dynamically assigns and releases networks via the one or more orchestration solutions (os) and the web-based application programming interface (api).
Fusionlayer Oy


06/09/16
20160164726 

Communication and data handling in a mesh network using duplex radios


Wireless-conferencing radios communicate directly with each other without a bases station using a multiple access protocol, such as time division multiple access (tdma). Wireless-conferencing radios can be formed into groups and larger mesh networks.
Dominant Technologies, Llc


06/09/16
20160164690 

Communication system


In a state that: a plurality of segments are formed; the segments each include a communication path instruction device instructing establishment of a communication path in a network, the network in which a communication path is established by the communication path instruction device, and an information acquisition unit acquiring network information of the network; and networks of the respective segments are connected to each other via a network connection device, a communication path passing through a plurality of networks is established and a fee depending on the established communication path passing through the networks is determined.. .
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164658 

Mobile device with integrated duplex radio capabilities


Wireless-conferencing radios communicate directly with each other without a bases station using a multiple access protocol, such as time division multiple access (tdma). Wireless-conferencing radios can be formed into groups and larger mesh networks.
Dominant Technologies, Llc


06/09/16
20160164611 

Affinity modeling in a data center network


Systems and methods of affinity modeling in data center networks that allow bandwidth to be efficiently allocated with the data center networks, while reducing the physical interconnectivity requirements of the data center networks. Such systems and methods of affinity modeling in data center networks further allow computing resources within the data center networks to be controlled and provisioned based at least in part on the network topology and an application component topology, thereby enhancing overall application program performance..
Plexxi Inc.


06/09/16
20160164597 

Automated provisioning and control of shared optical spectrum in submarine optical networks


Systems and methods of sharing optical spectrum between a plurality of users of a submarine optical system includes receiving one or more optical signals from the plurality of users of the submarine optical system, wherein each of the plurality of users are assigned a slice of optical spectrum on the submarine optical system; monitoring each of the one or more optical signals to determine compliance with one or more constraints; and adding the one or more optical signals to the submarine optical system if compliant with the one or more constraints.. .
Ciena Corporation


06/09/16
20160164596 

Methods and systems for recovery in coherent optical networks


A method for receiving, by circuitry of an optical node adapted for wavelength multiplexing and wavelength switching, over an osc an optical signal comprising overhead information indicative of status of at least one of an optical layer in an otn; terminating the optical signal; notifying software of the status of the optical layer; detecting, based on the status of the optical layer, a uni-directional or bi-directional failure of a working path between the optical node and a second optical node, wherein the working path carries data traffic from the first optical node to the second optical node in the otn when there is no failure in the working path; and switching, triggered by the uni-directional or bi-directional failure of the working path, to select the data traffic from a protection path, wherein the protection path carries data traffic between the optical node and the second optical node.. .
Infinera Corp.


06/09/16
20160164580 

Transmission mode allocation in lte networks


The number of active antenna ports used for uplink and/or downlink mimo transmissions to a given user are dynamically adjusted, based on user data traffic payload size per period of time, and based on rf conditions. An example method, in a radio transceiver that supports two or more mimo transmission and reception modes, begins with evaluating channel conditions between the radio transceiver and a remote wireless device and comparing a throughput demand for the remote wireless device to a forward link capacity and/or reverse link capacity.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160164579 

Performing coordinated multipoint transmission and reception (comp) in a wireless communication network


The present invention relates to the field of coordinated multipoint transmission and reception (comp) in wireless communication networks, in particular methods, an apparatus, and a network node for use in performing coordinated data transmissions in a wireless communication network. A method for use in a network node for coordinating data transmission to user equipments in a wireless communication network, wherein the wireless communication network comprising at least two access nodes each access node having one or more antennas and being arranged to perform coordinated data transmissions to user equipments is provided.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160163505 

Highly conductive nanocomposite, biological and small molecule materials for enhanced resin conductivity


A highly conductive nanocomposite material. The material is particularly useful for serial block-face scanning electron microscopy.
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/09/16
20160163174 

Techniques for emergency detection and emergency alert messaging


A method, apparatus, and/or system for monitoring a user and transmitting an emergency notification is disclosed. The apparatus can monitor a user's overall wellness and adherence to a therapy regimen.

06/09/16
20160162938 

Customizing advertisements using beacons on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a beacon associated with a third-party content provider (e.g., a business), session information of a user of an online social network. The user's mobile device may have been in at least one wireless communication session with the beacon, and during the session the mobile device was proximate to the beacon.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162930 

Associating social comments with individual assets used in a campaign


Associating social comments with individual assets used in a campaign is described. In one or more embodiments, a campaign that includes one or more assets (e.g., images or videos of products) is published to one or more social networks.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


06/09/16
20160162919 

Lottery communication system and method


A lottery communication system and method employs multiple device types communicating across a plurality of networks. According to various embodiments, the system and method utilizes a plurality of data collection terminals wherein retail sales data may be collected.
Igt Global Solutions Corporation


06/09/16
20160162783 

Autonomous, closed-loop and adaptive simulated annealing based machine learning approach for intelligent analytics-assisted self-organizing-networks (sons)


Convergence times associated with simulated annealing based (sa-based) optimization in wireless networks can be reduced by introducing an additional local or cell-level evaluation step into the evaluation of global solutions. In particular, new local solutions may be evaluated based on local performance criteria when the new solutions are in a global solution deemed to have satisfied a global performance criteria.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162778 

Using radial basis function networks and hyper-cubes for excursion classification in semi-conductor processing equipment


A method and system for analysis of data, including creating a first node, determining a first hyper-cube for the first node, determining whether a sample resides within the first hyper-cube. If the sample does not reside within the first hyper-cube, the method includes determining whether the sample resides within a first hyper-sphere, wherein the first hyper-sphere has a radius equal to a diagonal of the first hyper-cube..
Applied Materials, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162751 

User characteristic prediction using images posted in online social networks


Methods and systems provide electronic instructions to a non-transitory electronic storage hardware device to record images uploaded by a user over a computerized network to a social networking site, and to record categories of network site locations to which the images are uploaded by the user. These methods and systems also provide electronic instructions to a computerized electronic image processor hardware device to analyze features within the images to identify content of each of the images, and to determine the user characteristics based on the categories of network site locations to which the images are uploaded by the user and on the content of the images uploaded by the user.
Xerox Corporation


06/09/16
20160162655 

Systems and methods for guarding against side effects


The present invention provides computer-implemented methods and systems for monitoring and informing a user about known side effects of drugs (e.g., prescription, over-the-counter) using a wearable device, the method including: polling for sensor data from a wearable device; the sensor data indicating one or more vital signs measurement parameters of a user, wherein the sensor data is used for evaluating whether one or more known side effects has been detected; transmitting a request for information to various networks, the information request including identification of at least one drug the user is using; receiving the requested information from the various networks for monitoring and detecting one or more known side effects of the identified drug; storing the received information from the various networks into memory of the wearable device; evaluating, for each identified drug, the obtained sensor data with the stored information received from the various networks pertaining to that identified drug; determining whether one or more known side effects have been detected, wherein the determination is based on the evaluation of the sensor data with the stored information about the identified drug; executing one or more actions to notify the user and other third parties based on the detected one or more known side effects; and executing an algorithm to adjust the drug delivery regime responsive to the determination that one or more known side effects have been detected.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160162502 

Suggested keywords for searching content on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an unstructured text query to search for posts of the online social network. The method includes parsing the text query to identify one or more n-grams.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162491 

Static rankings for search queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a data set comprising a list of objects matching a query, a pre-determined static-rank for each object calculated based on a static-scoring algorithm, and a final-rank for each object calculated based on a final-scoring algorithm, and revising the static-scoring algorithm based on a comparison of the static-ranks and the final-ranks of each object listed in the data set, where the static-scoring algorithm is revised in order to reduce a difference between the static-ranks and final-ranks of the objects listed in the data set.. .
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162424 

Multiprocessor system with improved secondary interconnection network


Embodiments of a multiprocessor system are disclosed that may include a plurality of processors interspersed with a plurality of data memory routers, a plurality of bus interface units, a bus control circuit, and a processor interface circuit. The data memory routers may be coupled together to form a primary interconnection network.
Coherent Logix, Incorporated


06/09/16
20160162377 

Access control method and system, and access point


An access control method and system and an access point. When a fault occurs in an access controller (ac), an access point (ap) configures a network-layer interface of the ap according to an internet protocol (ip) address and a media access control (mac) address of the ac that are obtained by means of pre-learning, and then the ap routes a received packet to a web server on a wireless local area network (wlan) using the configured network-layer interface, where the packet is used by a first station (sta) to request to access an external server.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162346 

Root cause analysis for service degradation in computer networks


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of determining the root cause of service degradation in a network, the method including determining a window of time; determining one or more abnormal key quality indicators (kqis) in the window; determining one or more abnormal key performance indicators (kpis) in the window; calculating a conditional probability that each of one or more kpis is abnormal when a key quality indicator (kqi) is normal; calculating a conditional probability that the each of one or more kpis is abnormal when the kqi is abnormal; calculating a score for each kpi based upon a divergence of a beta distribution for the conditional probability that each of one or more kpis is abnormal when a kqi is normal and a beta distribution for the conditional probability that the each of one or more kpis is abnormal when the kqi is abnormal; and generating a representative root-cause list based upon the score for each kpi.. .
Alcatel-lucent Usa, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162218 

Distributed data deduplication in enterprise networks


Distributed data deduplication may include or utilize containers attached to nodes or byte caches in a cluster or enterprise networks. The containers may store a mapping of byte caches and hashes the byte caches hold.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162172 

Presenting plurality types of interfaces and functions for conducting various activities


A methods, systems and apparatus for enabling user to access, use, register, communicate, connect, participate, share, transact and interact with internet enabled or associate heterogeneous types of web sites, web sites' heterogeneous features, applications, services, objects, data & user connections, web pages, portals, functions, widgets, objects, applications, providers, sources, destinations, services, servers, databases, networks, devices, social networks, search engines, e-commerce web sites, peer top peer networks, web services, apis, storage mediums, user data, profiles, payment information, social graph, user connections for conducting various user activities, actions, transactions, interactions & communications from one place or single or parent user interface or via interfaces & functions management interface. User can also communicate with other interfaces & functions management interfaces of other users of network(s)..





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