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04/17/14
20140108666
 Maintaining a communication path from a host to a storage subsystem in a network patent thumbnailMaintaining a communication path from a host to a storage subsystem in a network
Provided are a method, system, computer storage device, and storage area network for maintaining a communication path from a host to a storage subsystem in a network. A storage subsystem controls data transfer and access to a storage devices in a network, wherein the storage subsystem is coupled to a switch and the switch is coupled to a host in the network.
04/17/14
20140107829
 Textile machine, especially spinning machine or winding machine, with a control and communication system patent thumbnailTextile machine, especially spinning machine or winding machine, with a control and communication system
A textile machine, especially a spinning machine or winding machine, has numerous identical workstations arranged beside one another along a longitudinal side, with numerous maintenance devices movable along the workstations for servicing the workstations, and with a control and communication system. The maintenance devices are connected to a bus topology component through a maintenance device bus line, in which case at least some of the bus topology components are connected to the control and communication system with a common bus line.
04/17/14
20140105015
 Network traffic shaping for low power and lossy networks patent thumbnailNetwork traffic shaping for low power and lossy networks
In one embodiment, data packet messages are received in a field area router (far) sent from one or more sources toward one or more destination devices in a low-power lossy network (lln). An lln routing topology for the data packet messages is interpolated in the far.
04/17/14
20140105001
 Distributed failure recovery in a routed ethernet network patent thumbnailDistributed failure recovery in a routed ethernet network
Link identifiers such as vids, selected from a defined range of values, are locally assigned by each node on a link state protocol controlled ethernet network to each of its links or adjacencies. The link identifiers are assigned by the nodes such that each link or adjacency at the node is uniquely identified by a different link identifier.
04/17/14
20140104620
 Method and apparatus for imaging three-dimensional structure patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for imaging three-dimensional structure
An apparatus for determining surface topology of a portion of a three-dimensional structure is provided, that includes a probing member, an illumination unit, a light focusing optics, a translation mechanism, a detector and a processor.. .
04/17/14
20140103857
 Charge redistribution method for cell arrays patent thumbnailCharge redistribution method for cell arrays
A topology is described in which each pair of cells in a string shares a single inductor. Switches permit the single inductor to selectively charge one or the other of the cells.
04/10/14
20140101503
 Scan topology discovery in target systems patent thumbnailScan topology discovery in target systems
Topology discovery of a target system having a plurality of components coupled with a scan topology may be performed by driving a low logic value on the data input signal and a data output signal of the scan topology. An input data value and an output data value for each of the plurality of components is sampled and recorded.
04/10/14
20140101254
 Application-layer traffic optimization service map updates patent thumbnailApplication-layer traffic optimization service map updates
Using the alto service, networking applications can request through the alto protocol information about the underlying network topology from the isp or content provider. The alto service provides information such as preferences of network resources with the goal of modifying network resource consumption patterns while maintaining or improving application performance.
04/10/14
20140101228
 System and method for implementing network service level agreements (slas) patent thumbnailSystem and method for implementing network service level agreements (slas)
An embodiment provides a method for implementing a service level agreement (sla) in a network. The method includes: (1) providing one or more network devices in communication with a network credit server (ncs), the ncs configured to: store a sla of a customer, and maintain a database of topology information of the network; (2) receiving, at one of the network devices, a first plurality of packets associated with the customer and en-route to a destination; (3) transmitting, from the network device to the ncs, a request for credit when the first plurality of packets is more than a pre-configured threshold number; (4) thereafter receiving a second plurality of packets associated with the customer and en-route to the destination; and (5) forwarding, by the network device and depending on a status of a reply from the ncs, the second plurality of packets..
04/10/14
20140100840
 Systems and methods for creating context sensitive graph topologies based on multidimensional context information patent thumbnailSystems and methods for creating context sensitive graph topologies based on multidimensional context information
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises receiving a first user instruction in a controller. The controller stores information about a first plurality of metaquarks and a first graph topology creating expression.
04/10/14
20140100620
Laser projected display for implant orientation and placement
A laser projection system for identifying a point in space includes a laser projector capable of generating more than one beam of light. A system is configured to define the location of a point or collection of points either through the intersection of the beams of light in three-dimensional space or the intersections of the beams of light with a known surface topology in order to define a position and pose in three dimensional space..
04/10/14
20140099987
Wireless communication device, program, and communication control method
There is provided a wireless communication device including a wireless communication section which receives, in a group for wireless communication, information indicating a state of content use or provision by another device in the group, a calculation section which calculates, based on the received information, a number of devices operating a function of providing the content in the group and a number of devices operating a function of using the content in the group, and a judgment section which judges whether to change a topology of the group based on a relationship between the number of devices operating the function of providing the content and the number of devices operating the function of using the content and on states of content provision and use by a device operating as a master unit in the group.. .
04/10/14
20140099112
Network design apparatus, network design method, and storage medium storing network design program
A network design apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store network topology information indicating a connection relationship between a plurality of nodes in a network in which the plurality of nodes are connected to each other by a link and demand information indicating a demand including a starting point node, an ending point node, a route, and the number of the demands, and a control unit configured, based on the network topology information and the demand information, to take out a certain number of nodes from the sorted nodes having the higher rank and generate combination candidates of transmission paths in which the starting point node, the ending point node, and the certain number of nodes are set as terminal points with regard to the respective demands, and determine a combination of the transmission paths that accommodate the demand from the combination candidates of the transmission paths.. .
04/10/14
20140098711
Bicasting using non-congruent paths in a loop-free routing topology having routing arcs
In one embodiment, a method comprises creating, in a computing network, a loop-free routing topology comprising a plurality of routing arcs for reaching a destination network node, each routing arc comprising a first network node as a first end of the routing arc, a second network node as a second end of the routing arc, and at least a third network node configured for routing any network traffic along the routing arc toward the destination node via any one of the first or second ends of the routing arc, the loop-free routing topology providing first and second non-congruent paths; and forwarding bicasting data, comprising a data packet in a first direction from a network node and a bicasted copy of the data packet in a second direction from the network node, concurrently to the destination node respectively via the first and second non-congruent paths.. .
04/10/14
20140098702
Position discovery by detecting irregularities in a network topology
Processing nodes in a 3d torus network topology are connected together via an interconnect that introduces at least one irregularity into the link connections between processing nodes of each ring of the network. Each processing node detects whether there is an irregularity in its links with adjacent processing nodes in a ring.
04/10/14
20140098685
Content delivery in wireless wide area networks
Selecting an edge-server set in a wireless network comprises generating channel-quality measurements of wireless links between available nodes; determining a network topology state based on the measurements; calculating a performance metric for each candidate edge-server set; and selecting a candidate edge-server set based on the performance metric. An iterative process may be employed for selecting the best edge-server set.
04/10/14
20140098678
Network management
A method implemented in a network apparatus used in a network is disclosed. The method includes sensing network topology and network utilization, receiving a request from an application, deciding path setup requirement using network state information obtained from the network topology and the network utilization, and translating the path setup requirement into a rule to be installed.
04/10/14
20140098673
Software defined network virtualization utilizing service specific topology abstraction and interface
A computer program product comprising computer executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer readable medium such that when executed by a processor cause a service specific virtual topology base, positioned in a network stratum, to receive a virtual service negotiation initiation message from an application stratum component, wherein the initiation message comprises a plurality of network source addresses, a plurality of network destination addresses, and a service specific objective, obtain a plurality of computed network paths that traverse a network of network stratum network elements (nes) between the network source addresses and the network destination addresses and meet the service specific objective, and calculate service specific virtual topology that abstractly represents the computed service specific network paths.. .
04/10/14
20140098658
Node repair in a mesh network
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for sensing a change in a network topology using a discovery node in a mesh network; transmitting an explore frame, based at least in part on the sensed change, from the discovery node to a destination node using an intermediate node; receiving a response to the explore frame from the destination node; determining at least one functional network route from the discovery node to the destination node based at least in part on route information received in association with the response to the explore frame, wherein the route information includes a node path; and transmitting an instruction to the destination node from the discovery node based on a reverse node path.. .
04/10/14
20140097902
Systems and methods a high gain bandwidth low power trans-impedance voltage gain amplifier (tiva) topology
An amplifier and oscillator system includes a mems resonator and a two stage amplifier topology. The mems resonator is configured to generate a resonator signal.
04/03/14
20140096058
Interactive topological views of combined hardware and software systems
A method and system for visualizing a system. The method includes obtaining a context managed entity from a client system, wherein the context managed entity corresponds to software executing on a computer system, querying a managed entity repository to obtain a plurality of managed entities linked to the context managed entity, wherein the plurality of managed entities comprises a software managed entity and a hardware managed entity, and generating a node in a topology model object for each of the plurality of managed entities.
04/03/14
20140095717
System and method for automatically learning and maintaining ip address allocation topology
A topology map engine obtains, from a dynamic host control protocol relay device, a relayed request, of a client, for a dynamic host control protocol lease. The relayed request has at least one given ip address of the dynamic host control protocol relay device inserted therein.
04/03/14
20140095704
Redundantly operable industrial communication system, communication device and method for redundantly operating an industrial communication system
A redundantly operable industrial communication system having a plurality of communication devices redundantly linked to an industrial communication network within a ring or tree topology, and a plurality of communication devices inter connected within a linear topology, wherein a communication device configured as a ring portion redundancy manager within the linear topology comprises a monitoring and control unit that detects an interruption within the linear topology using transmitted test messages and controls forwarding of messages containing useful data between two ports, associated with the linear topology, of the communication device configured as a ring portion redundancy manager when an interruption is detected, and first and second communication devices return test messages received within the linear topology to the communication device configured as a ring portion redundancy manager or send test messages to the communication device configured as the ring portion redundancy manager.. .
04/03/14
20140095685
Generic centralized architecture for software-defined networking with low latency one-way bypass communication
A generic centralized, software-defined networking configuration for connecting network is defined as a generic multi-layer topology network entities interconnected either vertically or horizontally regardless of the employed network topology/graph). This centralized configuration enables establishment of a connection between any two networking entities by 1) bypassing intermediate protocol layers and 2) eliminating any handshaking between peer elements of the same layer.
04/03/14
20140094540
Superhydrophobic powder coatings
A superhydrophobic coating, comprises a superhydrophobic powder with superhydrophobic particles having a three dimensional nanostructured surface topology defining pores, and a resin. The superhydrophobic particles are embedded within the resin and the resin does not fill the pores of the superhydrophobic particles such that the three dimensional surface topology of the superhydrophobic particles is preserved.
04/03/14
20140094197
Speed and topology relevant dynamic geo search
A geographic searching system and method for a mobile terminal provides for accessible search results based on spatial characteristics of the mobile terminal. A displacement distance is established for a look-ahead search region, and the look-ahead search region is defined using a location-determination module of the mobile terminal and based on the spatial characteristics of the mobile terminal relevant points of interest within the look-ahead search region are identified..
04/03/14
20140094172
Performance monitoring-based network resource management with mobility support
A device receives, from a mobile device, a registration request when the mobile device moves to a new service area of a network, where the registration request includes a resource management (rm) extension and a performance monitoring (pm) extension. The device also inspects quality of service requirements of the registration request, identifies performance aspects of the registration request to be verified, and inspects performance monitoring information associated with the registration request to identify a performance monitoring test needed to make a resource management decision.
04/03/14
20140093067
Method, apparatus, and system for reducing line-to-line crosstalk during transmission of digital subscriber line service
A method, an apparatus, and a system for reducing line-to-line crosstalk during transmission of a digital subscriber line service are disclosed, where the method includes: before a service is provisioned, obtaining, by a service provider according to a service transmission rate and a topology scenario parameter that are provided by a service receiving side device, a power spectral density of a line in a process of receiving a service by the service receiving side device; and provisioning, by the service provider, a service for the service receiving side device according to the power spectral density.. .
04/03/14
20140092780
Methods and apparatuses for rapid trill convergence through integration with layer two gateway port
Methods and apparatuses for rapid trill convergence are disclosed herein. The methods can be implemented in a network including a plurality of rbridges or in a cloud network environment including a plurality of cloud switch domains.
04/03/14
20140092726
Method for mapping a network topology request to a physical network and communication system
A method for mapping a network topology request to a physical network is described. For each of a plurality of primary nodes included in the network topology request a plurality of nodes in the physical network is determined that meet a primary resource requirement associated with the primary node, and from the nodes determined one or more node pairs connected in the physical network by a path are selected that meets a backup connection requirement for a connection between a primary node and its backup node.
04/03/14
20140091423
Infrared photosensor
A thermal diode for a photosensor of a thermal imaging camera includes a semiconductor substrate having a surface and two doped structures set apart from each other on the surface. Furthermore, a device is provided for influencing a current between the first and the second structure, in order to reduce a current density in an area near to the surface and to increase it in an area far from the surface.
04/03/14
20140091277
Light emitting diode having vertical topology and method of making the same
An led having vertical topology and a method of making the same is capable of improving a luminous efficiency and reliability, and is also capable of achieving mass productivity. The method includes forming a semiconductor layer on a substrate; forming a first electrode on the semiconductor layer; forming a supporting layer on the first electrode; generating an acoustic stress wave at the interface between the substrate and semiconductor layer, thereby separating the substrate from the semiconductor layer; and forming a second electrode on the semiconductor layer exposed by the separation of the substrate..
03/27/14
20140089912
System and method for efficiently updating firmware for nodes in a mesh network
A technique for providing an improved way to update the nodes of a wireless mesh network is described. An upgrade engine executing on a server connected to the wireless mesh network determines a topology of the network, subdivides the network into a plurality of clusters based on the topology of the network, and seeds a small number of nodes within each cluster.
03/27/14
20140089262
Methods and systems for modeling a replication topology
Methods and systems for modeling a replication topology involve, for example, representing a plurality of replication components of a replication topology in a first binary matrix using a processor coupled to memory and generating a result matrix based at least in part on the first binary matrix likewise using the processor. Thereafter, also using the processor, replication components of the replication topology may be identified that are either enabled or non-enabled to receive replications from other replication components of the replication topology based at least in part on the result matrix..
03/27/14
20140088894
Method and device for extracting skeleton topology structure of electric power grid
A system and method for extracting a skeleton topology structure for an electric power grid, the method comprising: receiving a description of a topology sub-structure corresponding with user's need and a description of skeleton topology sub-structure extracted from the topology sub-structure; generating a first incidence matrix based on the description of the topology sub-structure and a second incidence matrix based on the description of the skeleton topology sub-structure; generating a third incidence matrix based on a primary topology structure of electric power grid; searching from the third incidence matrix a sub-matrix that matches the first incidence matrix; obtaining a fourth incidence matrix by using the second incidence matrix to transform the matching sub-matrix; and generating a skeleton topology structure corresponding to the primary topology structure based on the fourth incidence matrix.. .
03/27/14
20140087505
Light-emitting diodes on concave texture substrate
A semiconductor device having light-emitting diodes (leds) formed on a concave textured substrate is provided. A substrate is patterned and etched to form recesses.
03/27/14
20140086737
Structural guide vane internal topology
A disclosed structural guide vane for a gas turbine engine includes a strut defining a plurality of channels and a cover attached over the plurality of channels. The strut includes a first side defining a first surface of an airfoil and a second side including a plurality of channels.
03/27/14
20140086576
Determining least-latency paths across a provider network utilizing available capacity
A computer device may include logic configured to receive a selection of a start node and an end node in an optical network and obtain network topology information relating to the optical network. The logic may be further configured to determine link latencies for particular links in the optical network; determine a least latency path between the start node and the end node based on the obtained network topology information and the determined link latencies, and wherein the least latency path includes one or more of the particular links; determine one or more alternate paths to the determined least latency path; determine channel availability for the least latency path and the one or more alternate paths; and generate a user interface that relates the least latency path and the one or more alternate paths to the determined channel availability..
03/27/14
20140086247
Network on a chip socket protocol
The invention is a transaction interface protocol wherein the interface protocol has a transaction identifier signal in each of the request and response channels. It is used between a target network interface unit (niu) master and an initiator niu slave that are directly connected through a transaction interface.
03/27/14
20140086246
Network on a chip socket protocol
The invention is a transaction interface protocol wherein the interface protocol has a transaction identifier signal in each of the request and response channels. It is used between a target network interface unit (niu) master and an initiator niu slave that are directly connected through a transaction interface.
03/27/14
20140086098
Method, system and controlling bridge for obtaining port extension topology information
A method, system and controlling bridge (cb) for acquiring port extension (pe) topology information, and a method and system for processing an upstream port, wherein, the method for acquiring the port extension (pe) topology information includes: a cb receiving a link layer discovery protocol (lldp) message sent by the pe, and perceiving an attachment of the pe; the cb receiving extended port create message sent by the pe, and instantiating corresponding instantiated ports inside the cb. By adopting the above-mentioned technical scheme, the topology information of the pe connected to the cb can be obtained and a channel for forwarding data can be established, effectively..
03/20/14
20140082654
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082653
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082128
Dynamic detection and selection of file servers in a caching application or system
A cache system includes one or more network attached storage (nas) caching appliances for managing a network topology of the enterprise network, in which the cache system dynamically probes the enterprise network to build a topology map of the accessible network devices.. .
03/20/14
20140082125
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082124
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082116
Design assistance device of network system
A design assistance device includes: a design information storage section configured to store design information containing at least information of slave devices and information of a topology in a network system in accordance with a design created by a user; an actual configuration information generation section configured to generate actual configuration information containing at least the information of the slave devices and the information of the topology in the actual network system; a comparison section configured to compare the design information and the actual configuration information; and an output section configured to generate a comparison screen indicating the respective configurations of the designed network system and the actual network system along with their commonalities and differences and outputting the comparison screen to a display device. Thus, a technology can be provided which assists the user to easily compare the designed network configuration and the actual machine's network configuration..
03/20/14
20140082061
Format negotiation for media remoting scenarios
Format negotiation for media remoting involves at least one media data format. In an example embodiment, a media format negotiation for playing media data is begun between a server and a client.
03/20/14
20140081295
Microadhesive mesh and sutures
An adhesive surface comprises at least a nanoparticle coating, a metallic coating, or a fiber with a micro/nano patterned topology. The adhesive surface is adhesive to tissue in a living body.
03/20/14
20140079389
Path selecting method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a path selecting method and apparatus. The method includes: computing an end-to-end path for a newly added service according to network topology and a wavelength constraint, and assigning a wavelength to the path; computing performance of each existing service and performance of the newly added service in a network according to physical impairment information collected in the network, where the physical impairment information includes a gain reference spectrum of each optical amplifier in the network; and performing impairment check on performance of each service, and performing path selection for the newly added service according to a result of the impairment check.
03/20/14
20140078936
Apparatus for configuring overlay network and method thereof
Disclosed are an apparatus for configuring an overlay network and a method thereof. An apparatus for configuring an overlay network may include a network configuring device collecting topology information and bandwidth information of a physical network and configuring one logical network including a plurality of predetermined nodes by using the collected topology information and bandwidth information of the physical network; and a storage device storing the topology information and bandwidth information of the physical network..
03/20/14
20140078935
Multi-interface terminal, and neighbor topology discovery and cooperative communication method therefore
The present document provides a neighbor topology discovery method for a multi-interface terminal, to improve the usage rate of multiple interfaces. The method includes the following steps: after joining a network, the multi-interface terminal broadcasts a neighbor discovery request message to respective networks via each interface, and the neighbor discovery request message carries a neighbor hop value; and the multi-interface terminal in the network monitors broadcast messages of other terminals in the network where each interface is located; when detecting the neighbor discovery request message, if the neighbor hop value carried in the detected neighbor discovery request message indicates that the present terminal is the last hop, related information in the neighbor discovery request message is extracted, and neighbor information and network topology information of the present terminal is updated; and if not, the neighbor hop value is modified and then the neighbor discovery request message is forwarded via all interfaces..
03/20/14
20140078927
Hierarchal label distribution and route installation in a loop-free routing topology using routing arcs at multiple hierarchal levels for ring topologies
In one embodiment, a method comprises creating, in a computing network, a loop-free routing topology comprising a plurality of routing arcs for reaching a destination network node, each routing arc comprising a first network node as a first end of the routing arc, a second network node as a second end of the routing arc, and at least a third network node configured for routing any network traffic along the routing arc toward the destination node via any one of the first or second ends of the routing arc, at least one of the first, second, or third network nodes are implemented as a ring-based network having a prescribed ring topology; and establishing loop-free label switched paths for reaching the destination network node via the routing arcs of the loop-free routing topology, the label switched paths independent and distinct from any attribute of the prescribed ring topology.. .
03/20/14
20140078904
Method and apparatus for adjusting ip network load
A method for adjusting an ip network load, includes: receiving an ip packet flow; and adjusting a forwarding path of an ip packet according to a load status of an ip network, and sending the ip packet, where network devices of the ip network are interconnected to form a multi-stage clos topology structure. According to the method, the forwarding path of the network load may be adaptively adjusted according to the dynamic load status of the network, so as to achieve dynamic load balancing of the entire network; through the dynamic load balancing, possible congestion in the network is better eliminated, thereby improving quality of service; unavoidable design for a light load caused by an actuality of an unbalanced network load is avoided, thereby enabling the network to be designed for a heavy load and increasing a utilization rate of network capacity..


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