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This invention is suited for a packet network that carries bursty data. A mechanism is coupled to an edge node for coding bursty information into a digital format at either a first coding rate of a second coding rate which is less than the first rate. A mechanism senses traffic overload of one or more intermediate nodes carrying the bursty informaton. A mechanism which is responsive to the overload sensing mechanism causes the coding mechanism to switch from the first rate to the second rate while a traffic overload is sensed. Thus, network demand requirements are reduced and the overload will be alleviated.

Title
Dynamic encoding rate control minimizes traffic congestion in a packet network
Application Number
7/561623
Publication Number
5115429
Application Date
August 2, 1990
Publication Date
May 19, 1992
Inventor
Nanying Yin
Cambridge
MA, US
Michael G Hluchyj
Wellesley
MA, US
Agent
Charles L Warren
Darleen J Stockley
Assignee
Codex Corporation
MA, US
IPC
H04J 3/22
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