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Network Configuration Determination

Network Configuration Determination patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/17/14 - 20140105061 - Method and system to configure network devices
A method includes determining, for a particular time period, a scheduled location for a device based on a schedule corresponding to a user of the device. The method further includes configuring a set of network devices, that have a signal coverage area which includes the scheduled location, such that a...

04/17/14 - 20140105062 - Feature peer network with scalable state information
A device receives feature peer packets including feature peer state information. The feature peer packets are received from a first set of feature peers provided at a first location and associated with a service graph associated with a user device of a customer. The device receives customer packets including customer...

04/17/14 - 20140105063 - Duty cycle control method and apparatus to mitigate latency for duty cycle-based wireless low-power mac
Disclosed are a duty cycle control method and apparatus to mitigate latency for duty cycle wireless low-power MAC. The duty cycle control method according to an embodiment of the present invention can control a duty cycle depending on traffic conditions in the asynchronous duty cycle-based low-power MAC to mitigate the...

04/17/14 - 20140105064 - Method and apparatus for path indication
Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for generating a Layer 2 path indication by a processor. The method includes receiving, by the processor, a request for providing a Layer 2 path indication between a first host and a second host in a network. Nodes in the network are configured...

04/17/14 - 20140105065 - Communication apparatus and communication parameter configuration method thereof
A communication apparatus functioning as a master device denies participation by new communication apparatuses in a network in communication parameter configuration mode based on participation statuses of communication apparatuses functioning as slave devices in the network. The communication apparatus functioning as a master device establishes the network in communication parameter...

04/17/14 - 20140105066 - Method for configuring a network
The present invention relates to a method for configuring a network comprising a maintenance entity and a plurality of nodes, the method comprising at the maintenance entity, the steps of: (a) detecting a potential presence in the network of at least one limited node, said limited node being able to...

04/17/14 - 20140105067 - Method, device and system for starting routing function and transmitting data
A method, a device and a system for enabling a routing function and transmitting data, which relate to the field of communications, and are capable of sharing a single session task through a plurality of access points, thereby ensuring data transmission quality. When a station uses an external network identifiable...

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...

04/10/14 - 20140098703 - Trill shortest path first implementation
A shortest path first (SPF) computation in a distributed network may be performed efficiently by performing the SPF computation in stages. Rather than perform a new SPF computation every time a change occurs affecting a link state within the distributed network, a routing protocol may identify the change and determine...

04/10/14 - 20140098704 - Channel estimation by time-domain parameter extraction
Methods and apparatus of channel estimation using time-domain parameter extraction are disclosed. The wireless channel can be modeled by a multipath model with a limited number of parameters in the continuous time domain. In the discrete time domain, the multipath model leads to channel impulse responses that have a limited...

04/10/14 - 20140098705 - Management center for communication system customer premises equipment
Described are systems and methods for a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) customer premises equipment (CPE) Management Center (CMC). In one embodiment, the CMC includes a communications interface to receive information from the CPE device regarding operation of the CPE device. The received information is analyzed and a command signal generation...

04/10/14 - 20140098706 - Communication control equipment
Communication control equipment is connected to a plurality of communication control equipment via a network and is configured to be time-synchronized with the plurality of communication control equipment by using a time synchronization procedure using a communication including at least request packets and acknowledgement packets. The communication control equipment includes...

04/10/14 - 20140098707 - Trill shortest path first implementation
A shortest path first (SPF) computation in a distributed network may be performed efficiently by performing the SPF computation in stages. Rather than perform a new SPF computation every time a change occurs affecting a link state within the distributed network, a routing protocol may identify the change and determine...

04/10/14 - 20140098708 - Method and tooling for configuring a network of unattended ground wireless sensors
The method for configuring a network of deposited wireless sensors. In certain aspects, these methods include defining performance criteria forming constraints, with associated threshold values, and at least one performance criterion to be optimized, for at least one zone to be equipped with nodes, each performance criterion being defined by...

04/10/14 - 20140098709 - Path calculating method, program and calculating apparatus
Calculation of a shortest path connecting two nodes of a network involves steps of: comparing a distance of a first communication path between, from among the plurality of nodes, a starting node as a starting point of a communication path and an adjacent node located adjacent to the starting node,...

04/03/14 - 20140092772 - Ip aggregation for lte-based mobile networks
A mobile architecture system includes a plurality of connection nodes each comprising an access interface and at least one network interface. A plurality of aggregation layer devices are each coupled to respective sets of connection nodes to form aggregation regions. A backhaul network is coupled to each of the aggregation...

04/03/14 - 20140092773 - Node joining protocol for cluster federation
Obtaining tight knowledge about nodes in a federated ring structure. The tight knowledge includes information about neighbors of a given node. The method includes at a given node, sending a join request, requesting to join a federated ring in a distributed computing environment. The method further includes, at the given...

04/03/14 - 20140092774 - Channel reuse among communication networks sharing a communication channel
A first network device determines whether a first reference code included in at least a first transmission on a communication channel is associated with a code configured in the first network device. The communication channel is shared among a plurality of communication networks and the first reference code is associated...

04/03/14 - 20140092775 - Configuring a wireless communications device in a mobile communications system
A wireless communications device (2) and an interface unit (3) in a mobile communications system are configured. The interface unit (3) is connected to the wireless communications device (2) according to a wireless communication protocol and to a computing device (1) connected to a communications network (5) via an access...

04/03/14 - 20140092776 - Communication apparatus
A communication apparatus includes: a processor to execute determining whether the number of slave stations belonging to a first wireless network as a slave station is the same as a upper limit; transmitting first wireless setting information, when it is determined as a first case that the number of the...

04/03/14 - 20140092777 - Transmitting and receiving method and device
A transmitting and a receiving method and a device are provided in the present invention. The method includes: determining, by a terminal, a base station type of a base station controlling a neighboring cell of a serving cell; and transmitting, by the terminal, information indicating the base station type to...

04/03/14 - 20140092778 - Home communication network
Household communications network (1) comprising a plurality of network segments (2) which are coupled to one another via switches (3), subscribers (4) of the household communications network (1) each being connected to a port of a switch (3) via a connection line and being interconnected in pairs for communication by...

04/03/14 - 20140092779 - Method and apparatus for finding a neighbor in a wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method and apparatus for finding a neighbor. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for setting an Internet protocol (IP) by a station (STA) of a wireless communication network comprises: a step of...

03/27/14 - 20140086096 - Peer setup of predefined modulation transmission
Described herein are systems and techniques related to maintaining wireless connections between stations (STAs). A message is communicated between the STAs to anticipate modulation type that may be used in transmitting a packet under the Wireless Gigabit alliance (WiGig) specification and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11ad...

03/27/14 - 20140086097 - Node system id change in link state protocol network
According to an example, a change of a system ID for a node in a link state protocol network is notified to other nodes in the network. A message may be sent to notify the other nodes of the system ID change....

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,...

03/27/14 - 20140086099 - Realization method and system for enabling lldp function on non-ethernet link
The disclosure provides a realization method for enabling a Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) function on a non-Ethernet link, which includes: starting LLDP global enabling on a network device at an end and a network device at an opposite end respectively; starting LLDP port enabling on a non-Ethernet interface of...

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...

03/20/14 - 20140078928 - Group owner renegotiation in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for group owner (GO) renegotiation are provided. For example, the method and apparatus may be used for GO renegotiation in a wireless personal network (WPAN), for example, a 60-gigahertz (60 GHz) peer-to-peer (P2P) wireless network. The incumbent group owner (e.g., personal base station set (PBSS) control...

03/20/14 - 20140078929 - Automatic address configuration in a network test system
A method for managing virtual device addresses and an address manager for a network test system comprising a plurality of ports including a first port. A respective plurality of virtual devices to be emulated by each of the plurality of ports may be defined, each plurality of virtual devices including...

03/20/14 - 20140078930 - Method and network management system for reconfiguring a data network node
reconfiguring at least one of said data network nodes (3, 5, 7) using said information entity (33, 33I-33V)....

03/20/14 - 20140078931 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and wireless communication control method
A wireless communication system is configured such that, during a period in which wireless communication is being performed between first and second wireless access points, wireless communication in a first wireless communication sub-network and a second wireless communication sub-network is made to stand by, and during the time other than...

03/20/14 - 20140078932 - Methods and apparatus for enabling communication between network elements that operate at different bit rates
A method for enabling network elements (NEs) operating at a bit rate R1 to communicate with NEs operating at a bit rate R2 is described. A ratio of R2 to R1 is represented by a ratio M:N, M and N are positive integers, and M>N. The method includes providing a...

03/20/14 - 20140078933 - Method and board for high-speed link auto-negotiation
a method and a board for high-speed link auto-negotiation, includes: setting, by a first board, a port rate to a public rate supported by both the first board and a second board; sending, by the first board, a first auto-negotiation packet to the second board according to the public rate,...

03/20/14 - 20140078934 - Delay feedback for coordinated multi-point transmission
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method and an apparatus to perform operations including estimating, with a user equipment, one or more delays between receipts at the user equipment of transmissions from a plurality of transmission nodes (610); determining channel state information...

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...

03/13/14 - 20140071849 - Internet presence for a home network
In one embodiment, a first interface of a switch interconnects with a broadband modem within a wide area network (WAN), while a second interface of the switch interconnects with a WAN interface of a router, where the router provides a gateway between the WAN and a local area network (LAN)....

03/13/14 - 20140071850 - Systems, apparatus, and methods for association in multi-hop networks
Systems, methods, and devices for communicating data in a wireless communications network are described herein. One innovative aspect of the present disclosure includes a method of communicating in a wireless network. The wireless network includes an access point and a relay. The method includes indicating to a client, at the...

03/13/14 - 20140071851 - Method for increasing quality of signals received by at least one destination device among a plurality
A method determining a configuration of a wireless telecommunications network, each source device transmitting at least one flow of complex modulation symbols on a same resource to an associated destination device, including: obtaining a first channel matrices set representing transmission channels between the source devices and each destination device and...

03/13/14 - 20140071852 - Network system
Provided is a network system including a plurality of communication apparatuses, a packet relay apparatus, and a control apparatus. The plurality of communication apparatuses are configured to be capable of performing packet communication. The packet relay apparatus includes a plurality of networks for the packet communication and is configured to...

03/13/14 - 20140071853 - Information management system, wireless terminal, and management method
An information management system is disclosed that includes a wireless terminal configured to store identification data of the wireless terminal used to identify the wireless terminal in the system; a broadcasting device configured to transmit position data which represents a position at which the device is located for a predetermined...

03/13/14 - 20140071854 - System and methods for dual mode network selection
Embodiments are provided for supporting network selection for dual mode user equipment that access both WiFi and 3GPP networks. The embodiments allow a UE to determine network selection for a WLAN using an Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF) according to the UE's capability to support a HotSpot 2.0...

03/06/14 - 20140064138 - Network topology discovery and obsolescence reporting
Implementations of the present disclosure involve an apparatus and/or method for a network topology discovery engine that detects one or more network elements and/or one or more connections between a plurality of network elements. The network topology discovery engine transmits a request for operational and connection information from at least...

03/06/14 - 20140064139 - Remotely controlling aspects of pools and spas
Systems and methods of (remotely) controlling aspects of pools and spas and of modifying water contained therein are detailed. Internet-enabled access to pool and spa controllers may happen without any need for users to create firewall ports or utilize static internet protocol addresses. Certain networking devices may be configured using...

03/06/14 - 20140064140 - Quickly joining wi-fi networks using neighboring access points
One embodiment of the present invention provides a device for joining a known Wi-Fi network. During operation, the device performs a scanning operation during a scanning process to find a known access point of a WLAN for the device to join. Next, if the scanning operation finds an access point,...

03/06/14 - 20140064141 - Mobility detection for edge applications in wireless communication networks
Various embodiments detect wireless communication device mobility in a wireless communication network. In one embodiment, one or more Internet Protocol (IP) data packets associated with a wireless communication device are analyzed. The wireless communication device is coupled with the edge entity. A determination is made, based on the analyzing, that...

03/06/14 - 20140064142 - Updating multicast group information of a client device of a wireless mesh network
Systems, methods and apparatuses for updating multicast group information of a client device of a wireless mesh network are disclosed. One method includes an access node of the wireless mesh network determining multicast group information of the client device that is connected to the access node, and the access node...

03/06/14 - 20140064143 - System for account setup and/or device installation
A user may select more than one device to be installed in a building. An order of installation of the devices may be determined based on the type of devices selected. A user may be presented with a module for each device selected. The modules may be presented in the...

03/06/14 - 20140064144 - Switching system employing independent data switches connecting orthogonal sets of nodes
A switching system formed of a number of nodes interfacing with external network elements and interconnected through a number of independent switches is disclosed. The switches are arranged into a set of primary switches, a set of secondary switches, and a set of tertiary switches and each node connects to...

03/06/14 - 20140064145 - Representing and searching network multicast trees
Methods and systems are disclosed for receiving data from each of a plurality of components in a network, the components being arranged as a plurality of multicast trees, the data from each of the components indicating a structure of a portion of the network and at least one attribute associated...

03/06/14 - 20140064146 - Method and apparatus for processing network configuration, and radio network controller
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for processing network configuration, and a radio network controller. The method includes: establishing a neighboring cell relationship between a macro cell and a generic access network cell, where the neighboring cell relationship is a neighboring cell mapping relationship between a radio...