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Ferdinand Engel, Kendall S Jones, Kary Robertson, David M Thompson, Gerard White: Network monitoring. Concord Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, September 5, 2000: US06115393 (372 worldwide citation)

Monitoring is done of communications which occur in a network of nodes, each communication being effected by a transmission of one or more packets among two or more communicating nodes, each communication complying with a predefined communication protocol selected from among protocols available in t ...


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Christopher Grobicki, Cynthia Mazza, Edward O Connell, John Ulm, Gerard White: Communications highway network system. LANcity Corporation, Hale and Dorr, November 28, 1995: US05471474 (91 worldwide citation)

A communications highway network system for the interactive communication of digital and analog information that incorporates LAN, MAN, and CATV technology to provide an information pathway of metropolitan size that has a spanning tree topology. The system is multiple drop that operates according a ...


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Gerard White: Automatic topology monitor for multi-segment local area network. Concord Communications, Cesari and McKenna, August 13, 1996: US05546540 (42 worldwide citation)

A local area network (LAN) topology monitor including segment monitor nodes which report the presence of new end nodes to a network manager node. The segment monitors send a test-node message when requested by the network manager and inform the network manager of any test-node messages originating f ...


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Gerard White: Kettle with lid damping mechanism. BREVILLE, Michael Molins, October 4, 2016: US09456714 (1 worldwide citation)

A vessel has a hinged lid. The hinged lid is biased into an open position by a spring. The lid is mechanically coupled to a damping mechanism, preferably concealed within the body or lid of the vessel. The lid is held in a closed position by a latch.


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Jon Claude Russell Bennett, Gerard White: Use of synchronized clocks to provide input and output time stamps for performance measurement of traffic within a communications system. General Instrument Corporation, Larry T Cullen, July 1, 2008: US07394770 (1 worldwide citation)

A method (60; 70) for processing data packets allows the same hardware that is used in a traffic-forwarding path to add timestamps to the data, which allow accurate measurements to be taken. By adding this function in the forwarding equipment itself, the measurements can be taken in a true operation ...


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David B Bowler, Clarke V Greene, John Holobinko, Gerard White, Xinfa Ma, Shaoting Gu, Xiang He, Lawrence M Hrivnak, Steven H Hersey: CATV video and data transmission system with automatic parameter control. ARRIS Enterprises, Lori Anne D Swanson, February 20, 2018: US09900634

Improved systems and methods for delivering CATV content over a fiber optic network from a transmitter. The transmitter preferably monitors performance attributes of a transmitted signal and selectively configures the transmitter based on the monitored attributes.


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Hang Jin, John T Chapman, Gerard White, Alon Bernstein: Proactive upstream scheduling for flows in a point-to-multipoint communications network. Cisco Technology, Merchant & Gould P C, November 14, 2017: US09820275

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes predicting a user average data rate for a cable modem; establishing a minimum bandwidth grant size and a maximum bandwidth grant size for the cable modem based on the predicted user average data rate; receiving from the cable modem a reques ...