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Charles Mao
Andrew Niall Robinson, Xiaoping Charles Mao: PMD characterization across multiple optical channels of an optical link. MCI WorldCom, December 10, 2002: US06493116 (6 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic communications link having PMD characterization across multiple optical channels to identify PMD problems. The communications link has adaptive PMD controls employed along the optical link, whereby PMD phenomena detected by instruments, such as PMD compensators, are interpreted as bein ...


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Charles Mao
Niall Robinson, Charles Mao, Frank A McKiel: Fault isolation of an optical link by correlating PMD events with other measurements. MCI WorldCom, June 11, 2002: US06404520 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus performing fault management in an optical communications system including a polarization mode dispersion (PMD) compensator. The method and apparatus utilizes a controller receiving notifications indicative of PMD in the system, as well as at least one indicator from a system d ...


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Andrew Dugan, Allen M Holmes, Terence A Robb, Ajay P Deo, Sami Syed, Wendy T Wong: Intelligent network. MCI WorldCom, March 26, 2002: US06363411 (691 worldwide citation)

In a telecommunications switching network having a resource complex including network switches, an intelligent service platform for providing intelligent call processing and service execution for call events received at the switches and requiring call processing services. A centralized administratio ...


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Steven R Donovan: Method for providing IP telephony with QoS using end-to-end RSVP signaling. MCI WorldCom, April 2, 2002: US06366577 (277 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method whereby the separate protocols: session initiation protocol SIP, resource reservation protocol RSVP, common open policy service COPS, and open settlement protocol OSP are used together to setup, maintain, and teardown Internet communications having an accepta ...


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Andre R Brandt, Sajan J Pillai: Integrated proxy interface for web based data management reports. MCI WorldCom, April 23, 2002: US06377993 (206 worldwide citation)

An Intranet/Internet/Web-based data management tool that provides a common GUI enabling the requesting, customizing, scheduling and viewing of various types of priced call detail data reports pertaining to a customer's usage of telecommunications services. The Web-based reporting system tool co ...


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Shoa Kai Liu: Method and system for detecting optical faults within the optical domain of a fiber communication network. MCI WorldCom, December 21, 1999: US06005694 (156 worldwide citation)

A method and system for detecting optical signal degradation or loss within the optical domain of a fiber network. Optical cross-connect switches (OCCS) are provided at network nodes. Optical data traffic is conducted between nodes via a fiber link. The fiber link extends between respective ports of ...


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Carol Y Devine, Tammy E Dollar, Wayne J Munguia: Multi-threaded web based user inbox for report management. MCI WorldCom, May 7, 2002: US06385644 (150 worldwide citation)

An Internet/Intranet World Wide Web (Web)-based centralized common interface repository system for event notifications and report outputs generated by different server applications and/or application platforms is provided as a message center. Such message center includes a common graphical user inte ...


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Robert W Schafer: Method and apparatus for high efficiency position information reporting. MCI WorldCom, October 9, 2001: US06300875 (141 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating the location of an object, the system including a transmitter, the transmitter being capable of communicating using any one of a plurality of possible non-switched communications networks; a GPS receiver coupled to the transmitter, the GPS receiver being configured to prov ...


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Bob Fudge: Method and apparatus for checking security vulnerability of networked devices. MCI WorldCom, March 20, 2001: US06205552 (137 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of and apparatus for ascertaining system vulnerabilities of shareable devices, such as servers in a network, starting with only a list of all assigned addresses used by the system. A query is sent consecutively to each address on the list. Those addresses from which a response ...


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Timothy John Cogger, Isaac A Kunkel III, David Todd Miller, Suma P Patil: Integrated interface for Web based customer care and trouble management. MCI WorldCom, February 29, 2000: US06032184 (129 worldwide citation)

A system and method for opening and tracking trouble tickets over the public Internet. A customer service management system provides information included within a customer profile record to a Web enabled infrastructure which is accessible by a remote customer workstation having a Web browser and Int ...