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Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, XinYan Zhang, YongQiang Xiong: Peer-to-peer method of quality of service (QoS) probing and analysis and infrastructure employing same. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 7, 2006: US07133368 (184 worldwide citation)

A peer-to-peer (P2P) probing/network quality of service (QoS) analysis system utilizes a UDP-based probing tool for determining latency, bandwidth, and packet loss ratio between peers in a network. The probing tool enables network QoS probing between peers that connect through a network address tran ...


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Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, Ya Qin Zhang, Guijin Wang: Channel and quality of service adaptation for multimedia over wireless networks. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 14, 2006: US06999432 (155 worldwide citation)

A cross-layer architecture is provided for delivering multiple media streams over 3G W-CDMA channels in adaptive multimedia wireless networks. A resource management mechanism dynamically allocates resources among different media streams adapted to channel status and Quality of Service (QoS) requirem ...


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Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, Jiangchuan Liu, XinYan Zhang: Peer-to-peer based network performance measurement and analysis system and method for large scale networks. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 20, 2007: US07194002 (112 worldwide citation)

A network performance (e.g., latency and bandwidth) measurement infrastructure for large scale networks based on self-organized probing groups of devices. Each group of devices has a lead device that measures network characteristics, and then shares the measurement information with other devices. Th ...


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Qian Zhang, Jianping Zhou, Wenwu Zhu: Error resilient windows media audio coding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 2, 2007: US07158539 (47 worldwide citation)

A unique sync mark is applied by an encoder to the beginning of each frame in a data packet of a Windows Media™ Audio bitstream by a Microsoft® Windows Media™ Audio (WMA) codec. The WMA decoder handles errors at the frame level for each data packet. When a frame in a data packet of a WMA file is cor ...


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Fan Yang, Junfeng Zhou, Kun Tan, Qian Zhang: Automated service discovery and wireless network set-up. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 19, 2008: US07333464 (39 worldwide citation)

The present technique for automating service discovery and the set-up of a wireless network improves a user's experience when setting-up the wireless network and using one or more services. The technique includes automatic neighbor/service discovery using special beacons transmitted from wireless de ...


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Aladar A Szalay, Tatyana Timiryasova, Yong A Yu, Qian Zhang: Microorganisms for therapy. Genelux Corporation, K & L Gates, Stephanie Seidman, July 13, 2010: US07754221 (31 worldwide citation)

Therapeutic methods and microorganisms therefor are provided. The microorganisms are designed to accumulate in immunoprivileged tissues and cells, such as in tumors and other proliferating tissue and in inflamed tissues, compared to other tissues, cells and organs, so that they exhibit relatively lo ...


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Jin Li, Hong Hui Sun, Hu Li, Qian Zhang, Xianoning Ling: Methods and systems for providing random access to structured media content. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 19, 2004: US06807550 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing random access of structured media content are described. One aspect provides a novel file structure or “Vfile”, and method of using the same, for organizing and managing portions of a structured media content file that are or can be downloaded from a content provide ...


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Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, Ya Qin Zhang, Fan Yang: Architecture and related methods for streaming media content through heterogeneous networks. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 18, 2008: US07454527 (27 worldwide citation)

A system for content (e.g., streaming media) is presented comprising a server, to provide media content on request through a wireline network, coupled to a wireless host through a network gateway. The network gateway establishes a communication channel from the server to the wireless host through bo ...


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Aladar A Szalay, Tatyana Timiryasova, Yong A Yu, Qian Zhang: Microorganisms for therapy. Genelux Corporation, K & L Gates, Stephanie Seidman, September 15, 2009: US07588767 (24 worldwide citation)

Therapeutic methods and microorganisms therefore are provided. The microorganisms are designed to accumulate in immunoprivileged tissues and cells, such as in tumors and other proliferating tissue and in inflamed tissues, compared to other tissues, cells and organs, so that they exhibit relatively l ...


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Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, XinYan Zhang, Yongqiang Xiong: Peer-to-peer method of quality of service (QoS) probing and analysis and infrastructure employing same. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 13, 2010: US07698460 (24 worldwide citation)

A peer-to-peer (P2P) probing/network quality of service (QoS) analysis system utilizes a UDP-based probing tool for determining latency, bandwidth, and packet loss ratio between peers in a network. The probing tool enables network QoS probing between peers that connect through a network address tran ...