05058105 is referenced by 67 patents and cites 9 patents.

A facility is provided for enhancing the reliability of a communications network so that traffic whose flow is disrupted by, for example, a faulty link, may be quickly restored to service. In particular, such traffic is restored to service by establishing a number of orders of connectivity each formed from spare link capacity, in which each succeeding order of connectivity represents the shortest loop around a preceding order of connectivity.

Title
Network alternate routing arrangement
Application Number
7/504359
Publication Number
5058105
Application Date
April 4, 1990
Publication Date
October 15, 1991
Inventor
Liem T Nguyen
Colts Neck
NJ, US
M Omar Mansour
West Long Branch
NJ, US
Agent
Frederick B Luludis
Assignee
AT&T Bell Laboratories
NJ, US
IPC
H04J 3/14
H04J 1/16
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