05442624 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 10 patents.

A facility is provided in an ATM network to track whether data traffic from a source is being admitted into the network in accord with associated traffic parameters, which control such admission and dynamically change based on the level of congestion along an associated connection carrying such data. Such level of congestion is determined by launching a particular type of cell over the connection and waiting to see if the destination point of the connection and intermediate points thereof return the cell to the sender, thereby indicating that the route of the connection is not congested. If the cell is not returned, then the facility concludes that the route is congested.

Title
Dynamic access control for an ATM network
Application Number
8/145426
Publication Number
5442624
Application Date
October 29, 1993
Publication Date
August 15, 1995
Inventor
Richard J Peck
Jackson
NJ, US
Flavio G Bonomi
Rumson
NJ, US
Agent
Frederick B Luludis
Assignee
AT&T
NJ, US
IPC
H04J 3/22
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