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Randy Ekl
Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: Method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier WLAN. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 27, 2010: US07706337 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the neighbor is identified as an access point or a client. Then, the client determines a time to perform a scan of neighbors based upon 1) a ty ...


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Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697479 (13 worldwide citation)

A self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system is disclosed. The system includes a handoff manager (108), which receives information about a position and movement of the mobile nodes (102a, 102b, 102c and 102d) present in the mobile network (100). The handoff manager learns the cover ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697456 (6 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary fa ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Anthony R Metke: Method of reliable multicasting. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, July 14, 2009: US07561599 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for providing reliable multicasting is described. A transmitted multicast packet is received at second devices, each of which in response transmits a first acknowledgement. If a second acknowledgement, which acknowledges the first acknowledgement, is not received within a predetermined time ...


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Randy Ekl
Michael H Retzer, Randy L Ekl, Joseph E Phillips: Method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area network. Motorola, Latonia Gordon, Anthony P Curtis, October 21, 2008: US07440764 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area (WLAN), which includes buffering a set of messages, identifying a target address for the set of messages, and concatenating the set of messages based on the target address. The target address can be either unicast, broadcast, m ...


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Ronald A Nordin, Jack E Caveney: Patch field documentation and revision systems. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, June 26, 2007: US07234944 (128 worldwide citation)

A communication network device and corresponding patch field system are disclosed. The device includes a port module, ports, and an appliqué attached to a face of the port module. The appliqué includes a printed circuit board (PCB) with conductive pads. A patch cord connects the device with an intel ...


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Shankar Venkatraman, Khurram P Sheikh: System and method for performance enhancement in heterogeneous wireless access network employing distributed antenna system. Intel Corporation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, Anthony P Curtis, April 28, 2015: US09020555 (109 worldwide citation)

A system and method for dynamically optimizing the performance of indoor distributed antenna systems communicate to user equipment is disclosed. The user equipment measures information describing the downlink signals such as the downlink data rates, the quality of the received signal, and the locati ...


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Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and system for data transmission in a wireless network. Motorola Solutions, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, Daniel R Bestor, April 3, 2012: US08149737 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and system for data transmission by computational devices in a wireless network (100) are disclosed. A computational device (102) organizes the wireless network in a hierarchical topology having at least one root node and updates a list of interferers and a list of descendents. Then, the co ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Method and apparatus for patch panel patch cord documentation and revision. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, November 20, 2007: US07297018 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for monitoring and reporting cable connectivity such as patch panel port-level connectivity on a real-time basis. For patch panel systems, the approach is based upon a distributed architecture that may be modularly scalable and may reduce, if not eliminate, the ne ...