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Claude Basso, Paolo Scotton: Computing the widest shortest path in high-speed networks. Cisco Technology, Cesari and McKenna, April 9, 2002: US06370119 (84 worldwide citation)

A method and system is described for determining the optimal path for routing a communication in a communication network between a source node and at least one destination node. The determination is based upon evaluation of the path offering the widest bandwidth in the direction of data transmission ...


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Claude Galaand, Paolo Scotton: Method and apparatus for an automatic decomposition of a network topology into a backbone and subareas. International Business Machines Corporation, Gerald R Woods, February 27, 1996: US05495479 (73 worldwide citation)

The object of the invention is to perform an automatic decomposition of a packet switching network in backbone nodes and subareas nodes to speed up the routing path search without degrading the optimization criterion of the routing algorithm and without generating additional control messages on the ...


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Daniel Bauer, John N Daigle, Ilias Iliadis, Paolo Scotton: Costs in data networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, April 8, 2008: US07355980 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for deriving a set of efficient path costs for a group of nodes comprising a source node and a plurality of destination nodes in a data communications networks, wherein the path costs for paths between nodes in the group are defined in the network and each path cost comprises a restrictive ...


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Douglas Dykeman, Michael Osbourne, Paolo Scotton, Olen Stokes, Claude Basso, Marianne Aubry, Minh Tri Do Khac: Address management in PNNI hierarchical networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Anne Vachon Dougherty, February 13, 2007: US07177951 (28 worldwide citation)

Address management methods and apparatus are provided for a node serving as peer group leader for a peer group of nodes in one level of the hierarchy of a PNNI hierarchical network, whereby the peer group leader represents the peer group to one or more neighboring nodes in the next level up of the h ...


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Laurent Frelechoux, Michael Osborne, Paolo Scotton, Ilias Iliadis: Cluster control in network systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Anne Vachon Dougherty, October 10, 2006: US07120681 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling the clustering of nodes which implement a cluster-based routing protocol in a data communications network system where the system comprises a plurality of such nodes which are interconnectable to form a plurality of ad hoc networks. For each node wh ...


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Ilias Illiadis, Paolo Scotton: PNNI topology abstraction. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, George E Grosser, September 2, 2003: US06614762 (21 worldwide citation)

Scheme for the computation of a restrictive cost between pairs of border nodes of a PNNI peer group. A list of said links sorted according to their restrictive cost C is maintained. Logical sets of nodes are formed by taking one link after the other from said list starting with the cheapest cost C a ...


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Jean Menez, Michele Rosso, Paolo Scotton: Adaptive echo cancellation method and device for implementing said method. International Business Machines Corporation, Joscelyn G Cockburn, September 27, 1994: US05351291 (18 worldwide citation)

The echo cancellation method includes starting with an arbitrary set of echo filter coefficients. The coefficients are first sequentially re-estimated using a fast converging method.


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Daniel N Bauer, John G Rooney, Paolo Scotton, Marcel Waldvogel: Network traffic control in peer-to-peer environments. International Business Machines Corporation, Vazken Alexanian, October 6, 2009: US07600033 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and an electronic unit are disclosed for controlling traffic on a network, especially for controlling peer-to-peer related traffic. A filter unit is intercepting messages related to peer-to-peer application from a network line, irrespective of the messages' destination, A control logic then ...


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Jean Menez, Michele Rosso, Paolo Scotton: Method and apparatus for subband coding video signals. International Business Machines Corporation, John J Timar, Edward H Duffield, May 13, 1997: US05629737 (10 worldwide citation)

Technique for coding video images by filtering the original input image into subband images using successive high-pass and low-pass filterings over a tree-shaped filter bank. Each subband image is then submitted to activity detection and coded with a different number of levels depending on the activ ...


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Ilias Iliadis, Paolo Scotton: Method for generating the optimal PNNI complex node representations for restrictive costs. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Grosser, Daniel E McConnell, June 1, 2004: US06744734 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing the set of optimal complex node representations of a PNNI peer group based on a restrictive cost database (e.g. a cost matrix) associated with the border nodes. The resulting set of complex node representations is the optimal in that it contains all the possible complex nod ...