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Steven Rudkin, Michael Rizzo, Andrew R Carver: Delivering personalized content data via local network. British Telecommunications, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 27, 2010: US07707271 (50 worldwide citation)

Personalized content is provided over a communications network such as the Internet. Providing personalized content includes both generating content which depends on the recipient of that content and delivering that content in a manner that depends on the recipient. Although methods of providing per ...


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Sarah Bell, Sarom Ing, Steven Rudkin: Announced session description. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, February 20, 2007: US07181526 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of announcing a description of a media session, for example a multimedia conference, that is to take place over multicast capable links is provided in networks configured for Internet Protocol operation. A modular method of announcing media sessions includes: (a) generating a first base mod ...


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Sarah Bell, Sarom Ing, Steven Rudkin: Announced session control. British Telecommunications, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, September 5, 2006: US07103667 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and system manages media stream connections in a media session, for example a multimedia conference, that is to take place over multicast capable links provided in networks configured for Internet Protocol operation, (i.e., the communications network known as the MBone (Internet Protocol Mu ...


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Steven Rudkin, Peter Van Nieuwenhuizen: Network service selection. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, September 4, 2012: US08260959 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of selecting a suitable service for the delivery of a communication across an integrated network is disclosed. Before now, users had to select the service that best suited their needs at the time of each delivery. By providing a computer programmed to act as a purchasing agent with data ind ...


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Paul Andrew Evans, Robert John Briscoe, Steven Rudkin: System and method for operating a transmitter to multicast data blocks over a network. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, June 27, 2006: US07069340 (5 worldwide citation)

A packet network is arranged into a hierarchy, having one organization-level portion (CS, P, R2) and three site-level portions (S1, S2, S3). By using forwarding computers and assigning multicast addresses in respect of each portion, the total number of multicast addresses required to send multicast ...


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Steven Rudkin: Inter-domain congestion charging. British Telecommunications, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 24, 2012: US08166142 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system to allow congestion charging signals to be generated and congestion charges to be applied on an inter-domain basis, on an aggregated basis and not on a per flow basis. Each network domain charges its neighboring domain for any ECN marks that it forwards to them. Since a flow will ...


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Michael Rizzo, Steven Rudkin: Service session resource management. British Telecommunications, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, November 15, 2016: US09497065

A service session resource manager (72) for use in a router (18) capable of routing a plurality of at least partially contemporaneous service sessions over a communications line is described which mediates between services competing for bandwidth. The service session manager (72) updates its interna ...


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Kashaf N Khan, Alan P Smith, Benjamin Bappu, Jean WC See, Steven Rudkin, George Papamargaritis: Component-based software distribution and deployment. Nixon & Vanderhye, May 20, 2004: US20040098706-A1

A Component-based Software Distribution Channel allows Component Service Providers (10) to advertise component services via a Service Directory (12) to service developers. The component services are advertised in a format which encapsulates a legally binding contract which must be accepted before th ...


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Robert J Briscoe, Steven Rudkin: Communications network. Nixon & Vanderhye, May 13, 2004: US20040090914-A1

A method of operating a packet network to provide selectable levels of service to different communications flows is disclosed. The method provides a network user with more flexibility in assigning a level of service to a given flow than conventional Asynchronous Transfer Mode networks. Furthermore, ...


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Steven Rudkin, Michael Rizzo, Andrew R Carver: Communications network. Nixon & Vanderhye PC, June 17, 2004: US20040117426-A1

A method of providing personalised content over a communications network such as the Internet is disclosed. Providing personalised content includes both generating content which depends on the recipient of that content and delivering that content in a manner that depends on the recipient. Although m ...