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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
8064513 Pulse generator, communication device, and pulse generation method Nov. 22, 2011
8064433 Control architecture and implementation for switches with carrier sensing Nov. 22, 2011
8054852 Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method Nov. 8, 2011
8054851 Method for detecting hidden station in a wireless communication network and system therefor Nov. 8, 2011
8050287 Integrated universal network adapter Nov. 1, 2011
8050249 Methods for reducing contention and/or handling channel access in a network Nov. 1, 2011
8050200 Opportunistic 40 MHz mode of transmission in wireless transmitters Nov. 1, 2011
8050195 Traffic performance evaluation system in wireless network and method thereof Nov. 1, 2011
8045574 Contention protocols for wireless medium access in communication networks Oct. 25, 2011
8045562 Estimating link interference and bandwidth Oct. 25, 2011
8045542 Traffic generation during inactive user plane Oct. 25, 2011
8045533 Arbitrating colocated transceivers associated with different systems Oct. 25, 2011
RE42850 Method for sharing hybrid resources in a wireless independent network, a station for the method, and a data format for the method and the station Oct. 18, 2011
8040913 Method for signaling back-off information in random access Oct. 18, 2011
8040829 Method of addressing messages and communications system Oct. 18, 2011
8036324 Digital broadcasting receiving apparatus Oct. 11, 2011
8033149 Method and system for collecting locationing information in a wireless local area network Oct. 11, 2011
8031661 Symmetric transmit opportunity (TXOP) truncation Oct. 4, 2011
8027356 Method for signaling back-off information in random access Sep. 27, 2011
8027270 Methods and apparatus for breaking and resynchronizing a data link Sep. 27, 2011
8023495 Method and system for WLAN synchronization Sep. 20, 2011
8023481 Method and apparatus for transmitting data frame using channel bonding in wireless LAN Sep. 20, 2011
8023480 Method and apparatus preventing plurality of stations in WLAN from colliding with each other when attempting to access medium Sep. 20, 2011
8014804 Associating a wireless station with an access point Sep. 6, 2011
8014346 Method for enabling periodic scanning in wireless communication networks Sep. 6, 2011
8014313 Network interface with autonegotiation and cable length measurement Sep. 6, 2011
8014298 Delayed service restoration Sep. 6, 2011
8009643 Anti-collision method and system in wireless network system Aug. 30, 2011
8009609 Maintaining quality of service for wireless communications Aug. 30, 2011
8000341 Methods and systems for detecting collisions in access/utilization of resources of contention Aug. 16, 2011
8000290 Wireless LAN device having terminal function, wireless LAN device having base station function, and wireless network having the wireless LAN device Aug. 16, 2011
8000278 De-activation, at least in part, of receiver, in response, at least in part, to determination that an idle condition exists Aug. 16, 2011
7995604 Collision avoidance for communications within a device Aug. 9, 2011
7994950 100BASE-FX serializer/deserializer using 1000BASE-X serializer/deserializer Aug. 9, 2011
7990997 Contention based media access mechanism Aug. 2, 2011
7990995 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method Aug. 2, 2011
7986662 Apparatus and method for reducing map channel overhead in a broadband wireless communication system Jul. 26, 2011
7983619 Signal strength guided intra-cell upstream data forwarding Jul. 19, 2011
7983293 External signal supply unit, vehicle state acquisition system and external signal supply method Jul. 19, 2011
7983259 Reduced pin gigabit media independent interface Jul. 19, 2011
7983253 Time-space carrier sense multiple access Jul. 19, 2011
7983230 Adaptive power and data rate control for ad-hoc mobile wireless systems Jul. 19, 2011
7978725 Dynamic modification of contention-based transmission control parameters achieving load balancing scheme in wireless mesh networks Jul. 12, 2011
7974302 Hybrid implicit token carrier sensing multiple access/collision avoidance protocol Jul. 5, 2011
7974246 Adaptive time division multiple access systems and methods Jul. 5, 2011
7966016 Communication apparatus and communication method Jun. 21, 2011
7965733 Systems and methods to detect and avoid collisions in channel sense multiple access communications with multipacket reception Jun. 21, 2011
7965732 Scheduling token-controlled data transmissions in communication networks Jun. 21, 2011
7961752 Transmission in a shared medium having different access modes Jun. 14, 2011
7957346 Wireless communication apparatus for managing high throughput bandwidth channel availability Jun. 7, 2011

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