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Isabelle Pain, Pahice Toillon, Gerard Colas: Device for interfacing between a redundant-architecture computer and a means of communication. Sextant Avionique, Browdy and Neimark, July 7, 1998: US05778206 (20 worldwide citation)

In order to connect a computer comprising plural redundant processors to at least one digital data transfer bus, the interfacing device embodying the invention comprises: a means for synchronizing and comparing the transmission and reception requests respectively transmitted by the processors, and f ...


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Patrice Toillon, Gerard Colas, Thierry Grand: Device for communication between a plurality of functional modules installed in a local unit and an ethernet type external bus. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 21, 1999: US05954810 (8 worldwide citation)

To establish communications between a plurality of functional modules installed in a local unit and at least one Ethernet type external, multiplexed, multi-transmitter and multi-receiver bus enabling communications with other local units, the device according to the invention comprises as many inter ...


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Patrice Toillon, Gerard Colas: Fault-tolerant synchronisation device for a real-time computer network. Thales, Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, March 24, 2009: US07509513 (3 worldwide citation)

Fault-tolerant synchronization of real-time equipment connected to a computer network of several tens of meters with an option of including or not including such equipment in the synchronization device is disclosed. Global scheduling of the real-time computer platform in the form of minor and major ...


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Gerard Colas, Louis Guillemot: Process and device for the depuration of animal excrements.. Bio Armor, September 3, 1993: FR2687929-A1

Process for the continuous purification of animal excrements in which all the matter is collected, is sieved in order to extract the solids therefrom, and the liquid effluent is subjected to purification by biological treatment with bacterial slurries or biological slurries, characterised in that th ...


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Gerard Colas, Olivier Le Borgne, Rober Villard: Method and device for executing by a single processor several functions of different criticality elvels, operating with high security. Sextant Avionique, han hong, March 29, 2000: CN98802844

In order to execute by means of a processor (70) several functions, the processor having access to an addressable space comprising programme (81) and data (82) memories, and input/output registers (77), the method consists in allocating access right to each function; dividing the addressable space i ...


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Gerard Colas, Christian Pitot: Method for the reconstitution of messages conveyed by one or more packet-switched transmission networks. Lowe Hauptman Gilman And Berner, January 22, 2004: US20040015717-A1

This method enables the reconstitution of messages fragmented in packets. It comprises a process for taking a census of the packets made available to a terminal (1) by transmission networks (Na, Nb) and a process for the reassembling of messages from packets listed by the census-taking process. Thes ...


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Patrice Toillon, Gerard Colas: Fault-tolerant synchronisation device for a real-time computer network. Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Berner, April 22, 2004: US20040078614-A1

The invention enables fault-tolerant synchronization of real-time equipment connected to a computer network of several tens of meters with an option of including or not including such equipment in the synchronization device. It provides global scheduling of the real-time computer platform in the for ...


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Gerard Colas, Christian Pitot: Method of selecting and sorting packets provided to a piece of equipment by a data packet transmission network. Thales, Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Berner, August 4, 2005: US20050172025-A1

The invention relates to the selection and sorting, by an installation having access to one or more packet transmission networks, of the packets relating to it, from among the entirety of the packets made available by the networks, given that the packets respect at least two layers of protocols or e ...