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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Silvana D Romagnino: Darwinian network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, August 11, 2009: US07573826 (5 worldwide citation)

A future-proof network comprising multiple independent core media and universal edge nodes is disclosed. The edge nodes are equipped to evaluate the performance of each of the core media. Network-fabric decoupling and, more importantly protocol decoupling, permit graceful retirement of inferior core ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Rate-controlled optical burst switching. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, March 6, 2007: US07187654 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for low latency loss-free burst switching. Burst schedules are initiated by controllers of bufferless core nodes and distributed to respective edge nodes. In a composite-star network, the burst schedules are initiated by any of a plurality of bufferless core nodes ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Temporal-spatial burst switching. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 22, 2011: US08064341 (3 worldwide citation)

Expanding the coverage of a time-shared network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless fast-switching optical nodes is enabled by combining spatial switching with temporal switching. The output side of each edge node preferably connects to a large number of core switches throu ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Lindsay McGuinness: Balanced high-capacity switch. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, September 15, 2009: US07590110 (2 worldwide citation)

A high capacity switching node comprises a lattice structure of low-latency switch units and a plurality of balanced connectors interfacing electronic edge nodes to diagonal subsets of said switch units. The edge nodes may be collocated with the switch units or remotely located. The switch units may ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, François J Blouin: Courteous routing. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, July 28, 2009: US07567516 (2 worldwide citation)

In a communication network comprising nodes and links between the nodes, a controller node disseminates routing information including nodal routing tables. A nodal routing table for a given node comprises alternate routes from the given node to other nodes in the network. A controller of the network ...


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Marcos Laraia
Jose Marcos Laraia, Jose G Taveira, Robert P Moehrke: Padé approximant based compensation for integrated sensor modules and the like. Semiconductor Components, Haynes and Boone, May 17, 2011: US07944214 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems using Pade' Approximant expansion ratios provide mappings between nonlinear sensors and a more linear output domain. The method includes a method of converting an input digital signal having a nonlinear dependency on a physical variable into an output digital signal that exhibits ...


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Marcos Laraia
Jose Marcos Laraia, Jose G Taveira, Robert P Moehrke: Pade approximant based compensation for integrated sensor modules and the like. Semiconductor Components, Haynes and Boone, December 28, 2010: US07859269 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems using Pade' Approximant expansion ratios provide mappings between nonlinear sensors and a more linear output domain. The method includes (a) generating a variably amplified version of the input signal in accordance with a produced and variable gain defining signal; (b) generating ...


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Jeffrey Ying: Multi-tier architecture for control network. I O Control Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, July 25, 2000: US06094416 (532 worldwide citation)

A multi-tier, master-slave control network has at least three data buses. A first-tier master node and a plurality of first-tier slave nodes are connected to a main data bus. One or more first-tier slave nodes are connected to secondary data buses. The secondary data buses are connected to second-ti ...


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Shankar Natarajan, Andrew G Harvey, Hsuan Chung Lee, Vipin Rawat, Leo Pereira: Technique for providing dynamic modification of application specific policies in a feedback-based, adaptive data network. Cisco Technology, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 20, 2004: US06765864 (355 worldwide citation)

A feedback-based adaptive network is described wherein at least a portion of the network elements report operating information relating to network conditions to a centralized data store. The information which is reported to the data store is analyzed by a policy engine which includes a plurality of ...


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Shane D Mattaway, Glenn W Hutton, Craig B Strickland, Scott Allen Thompson: Directory server for providing dynamically assigned network protocol addresses. NetSpeak Corporation, Kudirka & Jobse, February 6, 2001: US06185184 (329 worldwide citation)

A communication protocol for establishing real-time, point-to-point communications between computer users over a computer network includes a directory server apparatus for providing the current dynamically assigned Internet Protocol addresses of client processes currently connected to the computer n ...