05761438 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 15 patents.

In a communication method and apparatus, the load of a network is reduced by compressing data or changing the data compression method in accordance with a busy state of the network. A network's busy-state monitoring unit checks the busy state of the network, and data to be transmitted is compressed or the compression method is changed in accordance with the busy state, so that the amount of transmitted data is reduced, and the load of the network is reduced.

Title
Apparatus for measuring the amount of traffic of a network at a predetermined timing and compressing data in the packet without changing the size of the packet
Application Number
297820
Publication Number
5761438
Application Date
September 5, 1997
Publication Date
June 2, 1998
Inventor
Akitomo Sasaki
Kawasaki
JP
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G06F 13/00
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