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Method and apparatus using pipelined execution data sets for processing
transmission frame sequences conforming...
A MAC controller for a station in a wireless network, and a method for transmitting packets according to a wireless network MAC protocol. A MAC controller...
Distributed interactive multimedia system architecture
Various aspects of an interactive multimedia system and associated methods. In general, the multimedia system employs central and peripheral hubs that function...
Controlling the transition glitch that occurs when a gateway switches from
voice over IP to voice band data
In a gateway router the length of the play-out buffer in VBD mode is not set at a previously established value. Instead the length of the play-out buffer in VBD...
Method and system for providing wireless-specific services for a wireless
A method and system for providing wireless-specific services for a wireless access network includes receiving at a call agent of a wireless access network a call...
Method and system for accelerating route calculation in link state routing
A method for performing route calculations in a link state routing protocol at a node within a computer network. The method includes evaluating existing routes...
Method for a cable modem to rapidly switch to a backup CMTS
A protection CMTS is available to immediately service a cable modem should that modem's service from a working CMTS fail for any reason. To speed the service...
Flexible multichannel WLAN access point architecture
A removable antenna assembly and wireless access point including the same is disclosed in which a plurality of antenna elements are provided for transmitting and...
Wireless LAN with distributed access points for space management
A directional antenna system is disclosed in which a plurality of RF nodes are provided for cooperatively forming a directional antenna array for transmitting...
Method for automatically connecting top side conductors with bottom side
conductors of an integrated circuit...
A method for logically connecting at least one of a plurality of top side conductors of an integrated circuit package with at least one of a plurality of bottom...
Method and apparatus for protecting parts of a packet in a wireless
Disclosed herein are a method, an apparatus, and a carrier medium including one or more computer readable code segments to instruct one or more processors of a...
Plug and play node addition in a dual ring topology network using locally
significant ring identifiers for...
A method and apparatus for adding a node to a network where the network includes a plurality of nodes connected by first and second rings formed by two or more...
System and method for propagating filters
A method and system for propagating filters to an upstream device. The method includes generating a filter at a first network device and sending information on...
Method and apparatus for managing network devices using a parsable string
that conforms to a specified grammar
A method and apparatus are disclosed for managing network devices using a parsable string that conforms to a specified grammar. The parsable string is used to...
Method and apparatus for provisioning network devices using instructions
in extensible markup language
A method is disclosed for carrying out network device provisioning and configuration, and communication of other information to a network device, automatically...
Methods and apparatus for updating a reduction ratio
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus for updating reduction ratios are provided. An input bit sequence can be altered to provide modified...
Distribution of packets to high data rate communications devices using
A communications system includes base transceiver stations providing wireless services for mobile units. The system further includes a packet network coupling...
Method and apparatus for preventing loops within a data stitching network
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for preventing a layer-2 forwarding loop from being created within a network element (NE). Specifically,...
Line-level path protection in the optical layer
Systems and methods provide very fast protection switching while leaving selected traffic unprotected. When a link fails, only certain pre-selected paths are...
Methods and apparatus to protect against voltage surges
A cable device includes an integrated surge protection circuit. In the event that, communication signals conveyed by the cable include (potentially damaging)...
Lumped Raman amplification structure for very wideband applications
Improved lumped Raman amplification systems are disclosed. A lumped Raman amplification structure provides optimized efficiency, low noise figure over a range of...
Multi-pair aggregate power distribution
Apparatus and methods for transmitting power over non-adjacent multiple conducting pairs and aggregating power from the conducting pairs to power a remote...
Methods and apparatus for providing a signal to a circuit board component
A circuit board is configured to exchange data signals with a circuit board component through data signal contacts located between the circuit board and a...
Method and apparatus for scalable handling of non-tree structures in
parser tree reconstruction
A linear node includes a begin option-node that has a direct link to an end option node. The begin option node has a single entry, and also includes a list of...
Methods and apparatus for communicating time and latency sensitive
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for communicating time and latency sensitive information in a system, such as, but not limited to a computer or...
Caching for context switching applications
Techniques for implementing caches for context switching applications are provided. A context identifier is stored in the cache to indicate the context to which...
System and method for integrating directory servers
A method for integrating a network application with different directory servers, each server having a different schema. The method includes providing meta-data...
Method and apparatus for computing a primary path while allowing for
computing an alternate path by using a...
Methods and apparatus for creating a primary path such that the ability to create a corresponding alternate path, if one exists, is effectively ensured are...
Methods and apparatus for using SCTP to provide mobility of a network
Methods and apparatus for supporting mobility using SCTP are disclosed. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, an SCTP association between a first...
System and method for extending the ITU Q.922 LAPF virtual circuit
disconnect logic to prevent unsynchronized...
A system and method for extending and modifying the ITU Q.922 LAPF disconnect logic to remedy or alleviate unsynchronized virtual circuit establishment instances...
Techniques for automatically delegating address spaces among dynamic host
Techniques for providing sets of network addresses for dynamically configuring hosts on a network include sending to a first server a first request for a first...
Hierarchical associative memory-based classification system
A system and method for efficiently searching long strings of data, such as network messages, is described. The system preferably includes an associative memory...
Integrating service managers into a routing infrastructure using
A method of providing a network service is disclosed. The method includes implementing a forwarding agent on a router. The forwarding agent is operative to...
Method and system for hitless wireless roaming in a mobile environment
A method and system for hitless wireless roaming in a mobile environment. The present invention describes a system for wireless connectivity in fast moving...
Traffic monitor using leaky bucket with variable fill
An integrated circuit monitors the most active traffic flow rates on a communications network by using a leaky bucket model having a variable fill rate. As a...
Scalable multidimensional ring networks
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and article of manufacture for increasing network processing node interconnect capacity and reducing maximum...
Method and apparatus for automatically establishing bi-directional
differentiated services treatment of flows...
A method of automatically establishing differentiated services quality of service treatment for a return packet flow that is associated with an originating...
Method for automatable insertion or removal of integrated circuit board
A method for the automatable insertion or removal of an integrated circuit board is disclosed. One or more linear actuators or similar devices are coupled to one...
Command authorization via RADIUS
Command authorization may be accomplished using the RADIUS protocol by providing a user profile on the server for each user. This user profile may be transferred...
Code linking system
Methods and apparatus for linking a set of code modules for execution includes determining one or more code modules to be executed, ascertaining a hierarchical...
Generic command interface for multiple executable routines
A processor based system having a parser is configured for validating a generic command received from a user relative to a command parse tree. The command parse...
Method and system for synchronizing output from differently timed circuits
Synchronizing output from timed circuits includes receiving a first clock signal having a first frequency at a first timed circuit. A first sequence of first...
High-speed memory for use in networking systems
A memory integrated circuit includes an array of high-speed memory blocks coupled to the address input interface and data output interface of the integrated...
Full access to memory interfaces via remote request
A technique for enabling a processor to access a memory not directly coupled to the processor. According to the technique, a local processor accesses a remote...
Method providing server affinity and client stickiness in a server load
balancing device without TCP...
A method of routing data from a client through one or more load-balancing routers to a selected load-balanced server among a plurality of servers in a network...
Prioritizing network management traffic
In a computer network, network management applications in a network management station manage and control managed elements connected to the network through the...
MIB detecting data modification in MIB tables in an SNMP command responder
A method and apparatus for detecting data modifications in MIB tables utilizes a network device having a table registrar, a notification controller, a table...
Power regulation using multi-loop control
Improved adjustment of transmission power in a communication system is provided. In one embodiment, in a point to multipoint communication system, transmission...
Link discovery and verification using loss of light
Systems and methods for link discovery and verification that minimize the need for line termination resources to generate and interpret packets. To verify a link...
Method and apparatus for transporting data using label switching
A method including receiving a call connection request message having a prefix number and determining a corresponding IP address based on the prefix number....
Adaptive Viterbi decoder for a wireless data network receiver
A configurable Viterbi decoder to decode a coded signal for inclusion in a radio receiver for implementing the physical layer receiving function (PHY) of a...