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Pathfinding Or Routing

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Pathfinding Or Routing



Network interconnection over a core network
08/14/14 - 20140226652 - According to one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a first edge device at a first site, a first site overlay control plane message including control plane information. The first edge device translates the first site overlay control plane message into a core overlay control plane message. The first edge...

Communication system, communication path establishing method and management server
07/03/14 - 20140185607 - In interworking systems that utilize IP/MPLS protocol processing to operate a centralized control server within a MPLS-TP network as a pseudo-router unit; a system improves the utilization rate of the MPLS-TP network by establishing default paths beforehand as a precondition to coupling between MPLS-TP network edge devices and mapping a...

Electro-optical assembly including a glass bridge
06/26/14 - 20140177625 - Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques and configurations for routing signals of an electro-optical assembly using a glass bridge. In one embodiment, an electro-optical assembly includes a laser die having a laser device and a glass bridge electrically coupled with the laser die by one or more interconnect structures,...

Die-stacked device with partitioned multi-hop network
06/26/14 - 20140177626 - An electronic assembly includes horizontally-stacked die disposed at an interposer, and may also include vertically-stacked die. The stacked die are interconnected via a multi-hop communication network that is partitioned into a link partition and a router partition. The link partition is at least partially implemented in the metal layers of...

System and method for synchronizing multi-level output devices in an unreliable network
06/19/14 - 20140169362 - A method and system are described that allow a device operating in coordination with other devices to synchronize the devices operation with the other devices. A controllable device processor may determine that a received data packet is a retransmission of an initial control command data packet. The processor may obtain...

Power save mechanism for low-power network devices
06/12/14 - 20140161118 - A power save unit of a first network device determines a sleep duration associated with a sleep mode of a low-power network device based on an exchange of information between the first network device and the low-power network device of a communication network. The power save unit determines whether the...

System and method for establishing calls over a call path having best path metrics
03/13/14 - 20140071977 - The disclosed embodiments include a system and method for determining a communications path to assign a communications over a packet network. For example, in one embodiment, the method includes determining at least two potential communications paths over a packet network over which a received communications request may be established by...

Method and apparatus for session routing in home network system
02/13/14 - 20140044121 - A method for supporting a session routing in a High Definition Base transmission (HDBaseT) network, the method including receiving, by an HDbaseT device from a Routing Processor Entity (RPE) through the HDBaseT network, a Link Status Request message requesting Link status information; configuring a Link Status Notify message for supporting...

Automatically detecting best paths from shadow route reflectors
02/06/14 - 20140036905 - In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving a path advertisement comprising information about an available path and a well-known community value associated with the available path. A modified best path calculation is performed in response to receiving the available path either from a higher-ranked device or from a device that...

Communication apparatus, communication systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media for processing data according to different protocols in response to packets received using different interface standards
10/03/13 - 20130259025 - A communication apparatus includes a communication interface, a processor, and a memory. The communication interface uses a first interface standard and a second interface standard. The memory stores computer-readable instructions therein. The processor executes the computer-readable instructions, which instruct the communication apparatus to perform various processes in accordance therewith. The...

Apparatus and method for transferring a data signal by bypassing a power-saving segment in a communication network
09/19/13 - 20130242977 - An apparatus transfers a data signal along a transmission route that is set by a route determination device. The apparatus includes a data transmission unit and a controller. The data transmission unit receives the data signal from an upstream node adjacent to the apparatus in an upstream direction of the...

Method to process a call request
05/23/13 - 20130128878 - Establishing a communication session in a packet-based network. A communication session request is received from an originating device. The communication session request includes a destination address. A communication session is established with the originating device. The communication session includes a communication session identifier. Based on the destination address, a first...

Adaptive reoptimization rate for unstable network topologies
05/16/13 - 20130121331 - In one embodiment, the network stability of a communication network is determined based on one or more network metrics related to stability, and then based on the network stability, a particular frequency at which to perform route reoptimization is determined, where the frequency inversely corresponds to the network stability. As...

System and method for computing inter-domain shortest constrained path in a computer network
03/21/13 - 20130070752 - System and method for computing inter-domain shortest constrained path or optimal path across unknown sequence of domains is described. The method comprises of sending a request by a path computation client (PCC) to a path computation element (PCE) serving an ingress domain; forwarding the request by the path computation element...

Consistent updates for packet classification devices
03/21/13 - 20130070753 - A method for managing incremental classifier tables is disclosed. A sequence of classifier table updates is received. Each update in the sequence of updates is associated with a filter and is analyzed. If multiple updates are received at the same time, then all updates associated with the same filter are...

Reducing network power consumption
03/21/13 - 20130070754 - Path computation involves determining (120, 930) an aggregate cost for a portion of the path, based at least on the power consumption attributable to use of interfaces along that portion, comparing (130, 930) the portion of the first possible path with a different portion corresponding to a different possible path...

Method for establishing associated bidirectional label switching path and system thereof
03/07/13 - 20130058324 - The disclosure discloses a method and a system for establishing an associated bidirectional Label-Switched Path (LSP). The method includes the following steps: a head node sends a PATH message for establishing or updating an LSP to an end node, wherein the message carries an object for identifying association; the end...

Communication apparatus, communication method, and computer product
02/21/13 - 20130044745 - A communication apparatus communicates with a plurality of transmission sources and includes an interface that receives from a given transmission source among the transmission sources, a request notification that concerns a transmission right permitting transmission from the given transmission source to the communication apparatus and that includes information identifying a...

Energy based communication path selection
01/03/13 - 20130003717 - A system and method for determining an information communication path based on energy requirements. Various aspects of the present invention provide a method that comprises identifying a plurality of information communication paths that may be utilized to communicate information (e.g., one or more units of information). A communication path identification...

Policy routing-based lawful interception in communication system with end-to-end encryption
11/15/12 - 20120287922 - Techniques are disclosed for lawfully intercepting information in communication environments with end-to-end encryption. For example, a method for intercepting encrypted communications exchanged between a first computing device and a second computing device in a communication network, wherein the interception is performed by a third computing device in the communication network,...

Information processing apparatus and method of switching settings thereof
09/20/12 - 20120236843 - A method of switching internal settings in an information processing apparatus including a plurality of processors, a crossbar switch connected to the plurality of processors and having a first routing table and a second routing table used for routing between the plurality of processors and an external apparatus, and a...

System and method for improved in-browser notification
09/06/12 - 20120224572 - Systems and methods for sending/receiving improved in-browser notification messages are provided. The notification messages are overlaid on HTTP traffic on port 80 for IP addresses provisioned to receive the notification messages from various sources, including weather, emergency broadcast, and police stations. A load balancer within the end-to-end system allows HTTP...

Automatically detecting best paths from shadow route reflectors
08/23/12 - 20120213218 - In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving a path advertisement comprising information about an available path and a well-known community value associated with the available path. A modified best path calculation is performed in response to receiving the available path either from a higher-ranked device or from a device that...

Radius gateway on policy charging and rules function (pcrf) for wireline/wireless converged solution
07/12/12 - 20120177028 - A method and apparatus are provided for allowing a single platform to recognize and process both Diameter messages and Radius messages. A gateway is provided for translating Radius messages received from a wireline device into NASReq messages. A Diameter Proxy Agent receives both Diameter messages from a wireless device and...

Method for complementing dynamic resource-level path computation
06/14/12 - 20120147880 - A method for complementing dynamic resource-level path computation with a resource grouping constraint in a network comprising the steps of deriving a resource group function, RGF, from relationships amongst network resources within at least one network element forming at least one network resource group, NRG, and performing the resource-level path...

Method for calculating interlayer path
06/07/12 - 20120140762 - In order to achieve the discovery and calculation of interlayer paths, a method for calculating an interlayer path is proposed by the present invention, comprising: a label switch router (LSR) of a layer selecting a path calculation element (PCE) of the layer according to the received discovery information of each...

Coordinating communications interface activities in data communicating devices using redundant lines
05/03/12 - 20120106539 - A parallel data link includes a redundant line. The redundant line permits one line to be calibrated while the others carry functional data, a switching mechanism enabling each line to be selected in turn for calibration. Control information for controlling the link, which is preferably for coordinating calibration activity, is...

Method and apparatus for synchronizing aal2 path states
04/12/12 - 20120087366 - The present invention provides a method and apparatus of synchronizing AAL2 path states between ATM adaptation layer type 2 (AAL2) signaling nodes, wherein a AAL2 signaling node as a synchronization requesting end sends a path state request message to a peer AAL2 signaling node of an AAL2 path, the peer...

Architecture for a robust computing system
01/26/12 - 20120020349 - A computer system may include N rack unit switches and 6N processing rack units, where N is a positive integer. Each rack unit switch may include four switching units and each switching unit may include at least M2/2 ports. Each processing rack unit may include at least 27*4N ports originating...

Route allocation apparatus and method
08/25/11 - 20110206034 - A route allocation apparatus includes a route calculation section and a route allocation controller. The route calculation section calculates a route between an outgoing edge node and incoming edge node within a network. The route allocation controller allocates the route to communication slots. Further, the route allocation controller calculates an...

Method and an apparatus for session routing in home network system
08/25/11 - 20110206035 - Relating to a home network system, methods for configuring sessions in a home network system and setting up optimized paths of the configured sessions and apparatuses for supporting the same. According to an embodiment, the method for computing a routing path includes the steps of transmitting a Link Status Request...

Network path finding apparatus, method, and program
07/14/11 - 20110170536 - To perform a path finding for a network by traversing mutually connected links by means of a link destination table that is a data configuration for representing the network. The link destination table contains, for link IDs of each of the links in the network, a node ID of a...

Relay device and method for continuing service
03/31/11 - 20110075652 - A relay device that relays a message transmitted from a terminal device to a server through a communications network. When a message is received from the terminal device, the relay device obtains attribute information related to the user of the terminal device, obtains an identifier to be inserted into a...

Method and apparatus for safety-related communication in a communication network of an automation system
03/24/11 - 20110069698 - The invention relates to communication between safety-related modules in a communication network of an automation system. The object of the invention is to simplify installation and development of safety-related modules in an automation network. To this end, the safety functions of a system are divided into small, manageable, locally delimitable...

Method and system for multi-layer network routing
09/16/10 - 20100232416 - Each node of a telecommunications network determines a connection type attributes available for each signal type supported by the node. Each signal type represents a different connection routing layer within the telecommunications network. Adaptation costs involved in traversing from one connection routing layer to another connection routing layer in the...

Route calculation apparatus and route calculation method
08/19/10 - 20100208721 - A route calculation apparatus calculates an intra-domain route in a target domain assigned with the route calculation apparatus. The intra-domain route is a part of a route for a target path in a network divided into plural domains. Each of the plural domains includes at least one node device. The...

Network system, path calculation method, and path calculation program
08/19/10 - 20100208722 - A route decision system is arranged in each domain of a multi-domain network. The route decision system comprises a topology information collecting unit which collects topology information, a route calculation request responding unit which receives a route calculation request requesting route calculation of a redundant path from a start node...

Methods, systems, and computer program products for enabling non-ims queries of a common telephone number mapping system
06/17/10 - 20100150132 - Methods of routing a non-IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) message from a first user terminal that has telecommunications service provided by a first carrier to a second user terminal that has telecommunications service provided by a second carrier are provided. Pursuant to these methods, a first telephone number mapping (ENUM) database...

Method and system for wireless multi-hopping communication
04/29/10 - 20100103924 - A method (400) and system (100) for a wireless multi-hopping communication system is provided, wherein the system (100) includes an access point (102), a source node (CR1), and a plurality of nodes. The source node (CR1) is in communication with the access point (102), and configured to transmit a signal...

Multicast systems, methods, and computer program products
03/18/10 - 20100067518 - Systems, methods, and computer-program products enable multicasts. Data corresponding to a multicast from a source is received from a native multicast address. Other data corresponding to the multicast from the sources is also received from a mesh network. The data and the other data is assembled to generate combined data,...

Data processing system having distributed processing means for using intrinsic latencies of the system
02/18/10 - 20100040045 - The present disclosure relates to a method for routing data between a sending unit and a receiving unit linked by a network in a processing system comprising several units, the method comprising steps of routing data in the network between the sending unit and the receiving unit, and of applying...

System and method for improved mapping and routing
02/04/10 - 20100027527 - A system and method for improved mapping and routing. A request for the determination of a route is received over a network. The request comprises an identification of a requesting user, and at least one objective. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network which relating to the...

Method, apparatus and network element for clock tracing
01/28/10 - 20100020787 - A clock tracing method includes: determining a shortest path to each source network element, and selecting a best source network element among all the source network elements; determining a shortest path to the best source network element according to the shortest path, using the shortest path to the best source...

Techniques to manage presence information based on routing rules
12/24/09 - 20090316681 - Techniques to manage presence information based on routing rules are described. An apparatus may comprise a presence management component operative to manage presence information for a presentity. The presence management component comprises a presence interface module operative to receive a routing rule for a communication event for a presentity node...

Network watermark
12/24/09 - 20090316682 - A network communications method utilizing a network watermark for providing security in the communications includes creating a verifiable network communications path of nodes through a network for the transfer of information from a first end node to a second end node; verifying the network communications path of nodes, by the...

Systems and methods for data acquisition and transmission
12/10/09 - 20090303982 - In a system for a field asset site having a plurality of field assets, a first transport module interfaces with a first field asset, the first transport module operable to communicate via a first transport with a communication center outside of the field asset site. A second transport module interfaces...

User-mode prototypes in kernel-mode protocol stacks
12/03/09 - 20090296685 - Methods of enabling user-mode prototypes in kernel-mode protocol stacks are described. A protocol stack comprises a set of kernel-mode modules. The protocol stack defines a data path for packets. At least one interception point is defined in a kernel-mode module at which a packet can be intercepted and/or inserted. In...

Methods for efficient organization of vehicle peer groups and efficient v2r communications
11/19/09 - 20090285197 - The present invention provides methods for efficient control message distribution in a VANET. Efficient flooding mechanisms are provided to fulfill the objective of flooding (delivering a message to every connected node) with a limited number of re-broadcasting by selected key nodes. A suppression-based efficient flooding mechanism utilizes a Light Suppression...

Continuous network coding in wireless relay networks
10/08/09 - 20090252146 - Described is continuous network coding, in which a relay sends probability data comprising a continuous number for use as parity data. The node receives streams of bits sent from sources towards a destination, and computes the probability data based on current noise data and/or fading data. A selected set of...

Storage server implemented by internet small computer systems interface in linux system
10/08/09 - 20090252147 - A storage server implemented by an internet small computer systems interface (iSCSI) in a Linux system includes a network subsystem and a small computer systems interface (SCSI) subsystem, and an iSCSI module and a SCSI module are respectively embedded in the network subsystem and SCSI subsystem. When receiving a link...

Use of dpi to extract and forward application characteristics
10/08/09 - 20090252148 - Various exemplary embodiments are a method and related device and computer-readable medium including one or more of the following: receiving a packet sent from the source node to the destination node; associating the packet with an active flow by accessing information in the packet; performing deep packet inspection (DPI) to...

Redundant data forwarding storage
09/24/09 - 20090238167 - Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for redundant data forwarding. A method includes, in two or more networks of interconnected computer system nodes, receiving a request from a source system in a first network to store data, directing the data to a first computer memory in a first network,...

Data transport container for transferring data in a high speed internet protocol network
09/03/09 - 20090219919 - The present invention relates to a data transport container for transferring a number n of different types of data in an Internet Protocol network. The number n is superior or equal to 2, and data is generated as Ethernet Jumbo packets, wherein the data transport container is an Internet Protocol...

Method and tool for router interface l2 redundancy
08/13/09 - 20090201909 - A method of router interface level 2 redundancy, and router implementing the method, including one or more of the following: starting redundant ports that are members of a level 2 redundancy group (L2RG) in a DOWN state; determining that none of the redundant ports are in an ACTIVE state; switching...

Extension unit and handheld computing unit
08/06/09 - 20090196280 - An extension unit includes a connection module, a processing module, a video graphics interface module, and a user interface module. The processing module is operable to: detect coupling of the handheld computing unit to the connection module; determine identity of the handheld computing unit; determine access privileges of the handheld...

Method and system for providing confirmed delivery of ethernet packets
07/23/09 - 20090185551 - Methods and systems are disclosed for providing confirmed delivery of Ethernet packets. The type/length (T/L) field of the standard Ethernet protocol packet is used to provide sequence numbers for guaranteed delivery of Ethernet packets. Sequence numbers are assigned at a transmitting device and read by a receiving device to confirm...

Method and apparatus for distributing content
07/02/09 - 20090168752 - The invention includes a method and apparatus for delivering content to one or more content destination nodes. A method includes receiving content utility prediction information for a content item, selecting a content distribution mode for the content item using the content utility prediction information, and propagating the content item toward...

Rfid network control and redundancy
07/02/09 - 20090168753 - In accordance with the preferred embodiment and alternative embodiments of the invention, RFID network control devices (RNCDs) are provided wherein RFID traffic signals from any one of multiple RFID readers may be routed to any of the RFID antennas coupled to the RNCD. Each reader coupled directly or indirectly to...

System and method of routing voice communications via peering networks
06/11/09 - 20090147770 - A method of routing voice communications is disclosed and includes receiving network event data at a telephone number mapping (ENUM) server of an originating network from a plurality of peering border elements associated with a plurality of peering communication networks. The network event data indicates a health status of each...

Access link aggregator
06/04/09 - 20090141702 - One or more virtual access nodes manage multiple physical links connecting a digital subscriber line access multiplexer and an intelligent network interface device by logically bonding physical ports together into a group. Physical ports bonded in a logical group have equal priority with respect to one another. Thus, no master-slave...

Method and device for implementing the security of the backbone network
05/14/09 - 20090122784 - A method for implementing backbone network security, includes: when an edge device in a backbone network receives a packet, modifying TTL value in the packet received to a value different from a TTL value which is to be used in the packet in the backbone network, and sending the packet...

Methods and systems for communicating data
04/16/09 - 20090097470 - A method for communicating data is provided. The method includes transmitting a first request from a first device to an embedded device via a first network using a first protocol, wherein the first request includes a second request formatted according to a second protocol. The method also includes transmitting the...

Network routing of endpoints to content based on content swarms
04/09/09 - 20090092124 - Using location-independent names to identify content, a service for mapping endpoint requests to requested content. Content requested by an endpoint of the network is mapped to a dynamic “swarm” of server, peer, or other endpoints capable of supporting the content download. Content names are mapped to a dynamically generated content...

Method and apparatus for providing customer controlled traffic redistribution
04/09/09 - 20090092125 - A method and apparatus for providing customer controlled traffic redistribution are disclosed. For example, the method determines one or more states of one or more Customer Premise Equipments (CPEs) at one or more customer sites periodically, wherein the one or more states are configured by a customer. The method then...

Healthcare semantic interoperability platform
03/26/09 - 20090080408 - A system and method for efficiently linking local databases having different data formats or standards into a network, wherein a content based router is provided between each of the databases and a network “party line” bus and translates data from the respective database into a common canonical form or format...

Path search processing circuit, path search method, and control program
03/19/09 - 20090073956 - A CDMA mobile communication demodulator circuit has a path timing comparison part 4 operable to compare a difference between path timings of adjacent paths with a predetermined threshold value, a path level comparison part 5 operable to compare power correlation values of the path timings of the paths determined to...

Method and apparatus for spectrum sharing between an incumbent communications system and a cognitive radio system
02/05/09 - 20090034508 - Efficient frequency spectrum sharing between at least one incumbent communication system(s) (102, 152) and at least one cognitive radio (CR) system (105) is provided. The incumbent system's system parameters and CR system's operational requirements are copied to a mirrored database (106B). The mirrored database (106B) is controlled by a either...