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Mark S Isfeld, Tracy D Mallory, Bruce W Mitchell, Michael J Seaman, Nagaraj Arunkumar: Bridge/router architecture for high performance scalable networking. 3Com Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 1, 1998: US05802278 (292 worldwide citation)

A high performance scalable networking bridge/router system is based on a backbone communication medium and message passing process which interconnects a plurality of input/output modules. The input/output modules vary in complexity from a simple network interface device having no switching or routi ...


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Mark S Isfeld, Bruce W Mitchell, Michael J Seaman, Tracy D Mallory, Nagaraj Arunkumar: Network intermediate system with message passing architecture. 3Com Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 7, 1997: US05592622 (189 worldwide citation)

A system uses a message passing paradigm for transferring large amounts of input/output data among a plurality of processors, such as a network intermediate system or router. A bus interconnects the plurality of processors with a plurality of bus interface devices. The bus interface device which ori ...


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Tracy D Mallory, Matthew James Fischer: Method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters in a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, April 5, 2005: US06877043 (188 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters to be used for resolution of network access contention events among nodes of a non-centralized media access control shared medium network. A set of collision resolution parameters is provided which includes a sequence of fixed numbers ...


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Mark S Isfeld, Tracy D Mallory, Bruce W Mitchell, Michael J Seaman, Nagaraj Arunkumar, Pyda Srisuresh: High throughput message passing process using latency and reliability classes. 3Com Corporation, Mark A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Haynes, October 27, 1998: US05828835 (180 worldwide citation)

A communication technique for high volume connectionless-protocol, backbone communication links in distributed processing systems provides for control of latency and reliability of messages transmitted. The system provides for transmit list and receive list processes in the processors on the link. O ...


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Matthew James Fischer, Tracy D Mallory: Method of providing synchronous transport of packets between asynchronous network nodes in a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, February 14, 2006: US07000031 (158 worldwide citation)

A method of providing synchronous transport of packets between asynchronous network nodes. An asynchronous network node capable of transmitting and receiving packetson the asynchronous network is designated as a master node. Each non-master asynchronous network node which desires to synchronously tr ...


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Matthew James Fischer, Tracy D Mallory: Method of controlling data sampling clocking of asynchronous network nodes in a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, December 13, 2005: US06975655 (127 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling data sampling clocking of asynchronous network nodes, each asynchronous network node having a local clock and transmitting and receiving packets to and from an asynchronous network according to an asynchronous network media access protocol. An asynchronous network node capabl ...


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Tracy D Mallory, John T Holloway, Henry S Ptasinski: Method for selecting an operating mode for a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, May 3, 2005: US06888844 (116 worldwide citation)

A method for selecting an operating mode for a frame-based communications network consisting of a plurality of stations attached to a transmission medium. The plurality of stations include both a first type station and a second type station. The first type station is capable of transmitting and rece ...


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John T Holloway, Edward H Frank, Eric Ojard, Jason Alexander Trachewsky, Tracy D Mallory, Henry S Ptasinski, Raymond Hayes, Kevin H Peterson, Larry C Yamano, Alan Corry, Jay Pattin: Transceiver method and signal therefor embodied in a carrier wave for a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, April 25, 2006: US07035285 (116 worldwide citation)

A method and signal therfor embodied in a carrier wave for sending information from transmit stations to receive stations over a transmission medium of a frame-based communications network. The information is sent in transmit frames having a frame format comprising a fixed rate header, followed by a ...


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Tracy D Mallory: Method of enhancing network transmission on a priority-enabled frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, October 11, 2005: US06954800 (112 worldwide citation)

A method of enhancing network transmission between stations on a priority-enabled frame-based communications network, the communications network having multiple transmit priorities and transmitting frames such that a network access time to transmit a frame of a lower transmit priority is longer than ...


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Tracy D Mallory: Limited automatic repeat request protocol for frame-based communication channels. Broadcom HomeNetworking, Christie Parker & Hale, January 1, 2002: US06335933 (55 worldwide citation)

In a frame-switched network, a sender sends frames to a receiver over a possibly unreliable channel. Sent frames include frame identifiers that can be used for a limited automatic repeat request. Upon receipt of a frame, the receiver determines, from the frame identifier, if frames prior to the rece ...