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Number: 370/445
Name: Multiplex communications > Channel assignment techniques > Carrier sense multiple access (csma)
Description: Subject matter having a reservation scheme for reaching a communication medium in which a station is assigned a carrier; the idle state of a communication channel is determined by sensing the presence or absence of a carrier signal on the channel.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
370/447 Arbitration for access between contending stations 744
370/446 Using a star coupler 94

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8180388 Methods and systems for improving session establishment with wireless communication devices May. 15, 2012
8179841 Wireless communication collision coding devices, systems, and methods May. 15, 2012
8170723 Determination and use of power system sensitivities May. 1, 2012
8170546 Client device characterization of other client device transmissions and reporting of signal qualities to access point(s) May. 1, 2012
8165153 Method and apparatus for concurrent operation of wireless communication protocols Apr. 24, 2012
8165148 System and method for rate assignment Apr. 24, 2012
8161170 System having electronic device with multiple interfaces and host apparatus, information processing device, electronic device, and setup method, control method and program therefor Apr. 17, 2012
8160090 Communication apparatus for performing contention control Apr. 17, 2012
8160089 Dynamic inter packet gap generation system and method Apr. 17, 2012
8159977 Point-controlled contention arbitration in multiple access wireless LANs Apr. 17, 2012
8155140 Collision avoidance for a network system Apr. 10, 2012
8155139 Systems and methods for management of wireless clients Apr. 10, 2012
8155012 System and method for adapting a piece of terminal equipment Apr. 10, 2012
8154666 Spectrum sensing function for cognitive radio applications Apr. 10, 2012
8149864 Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method Apr. 3, 2012
8149863 Detection of strong high frequency sinusoidal interference in wireless communications Apr. 3, 2012
8149862 Multi-protocol communication circuit Apr. 3, 2012
8149811 Wireless network with simultaneous uplink transmission of independent data from multiple client stations Apr. 3, 2012
8144724 Apparatus and method for resolving request collision in a high bandwidth wireless network Mar. 27, 2012
8144723 Method and system for stable throughput of cognitive radio Mar. 27, 2012
8144680 Contention-based communications Mar. 27, 2012
8139600 Quality of service half-duplex media access controller Mar. 20, 2012
8139599 System and method for operating a communications system Mar. 20, 2012
8134925 Disaster prevention system Mar. 13, 2012
8130784 Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method Mar. 6, 2012
8130783 Method of joining a cell using a proxy coordinator, and a network therefor Mar. 6, 2012
8126006 Method of providing a medium access protocol Feb. 28, 2012
8125962 Anonymous uplink measurement report in a wireless communication system Feb. 28, 2012
8121545 Wireless network awareness in appliances Feb. 21, 2012
8116336 Distributed IP address assignment protocol for a multi-hop wireless home mesh network with collision detection Feb. 14, 2012
RE43151 Acknowledging data transmissions in the presence of multiple shared-communications channels Jan. 31, 2012
8107993 Radio communication apparatus, method and program Jan. 31, 2012
8107885 Method and apparatus for providing a distributed architecture digital wireless communication system Jan. 31, 2012
8107493 Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving legacy format data in high throughput wireless network Jan. 31, 2012
8107485 Network component, method for the operation of such a network component, and automation system with such a network component Jan. 31, 2012
8107413 Method for allocating multiple radio communication periods Jan. 31, 2012
8098624 Method of controlling packet service setup and mobile communication system Jan. 17, 2012
8098603 Bandwidth adaptation in a wireless network Jan. 17, 2012
8094661 Subscriber access network architecture Jan. 10, 2012
8094617 Method for recognizing available channel in IEEE 802.15.4 protocol CSMA/CA mechanism Jan. 10, 2012
8094615 Radio communication apparatus and program Jan. 10, 2012
8094581 Method for the automatic configuration of communication relationships between communication units situated in a packet-oriented communications network Jan. 10, 2012
8094573 Method of managing transmission within a wireless communications network Jan. 10, 2012
8089981 Method of resolving duplicate MAC addresses, network device management system, server, and information device Jan. 3, 2012
8089907 Duplex mismatch detection Jan. 3, 2012
8085806 Method and apparatus for detecting a collision in a carrier sense multiple access wireless system Dec. 27, 2011
8085683 Method and apparatus for estimating link quality Dec. 27, 2011
8081575 System and method for dynamic adaptation of data rate and transmit power with a beaconing protocol Dec. 20, 2011
8077737 Method for QoS delivery in contention-based multi hop network Dec. 13, 2011
8073015 Method, system, integrated circuit, communication module, and computer-readable medium for achieving resource sharing including space and time reuse within a power line communication system Dec. 6, 2011

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