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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
7724765 Method and apparatus for providing quality of service over a contention access period of a wireless personal area network May. 25, 2010
7724764 Adaptive synchronous media access protocol for shared media networks May. 25, 2010
7719981 Adaptive transmission in multi-access asynchronous channels May. 18, 2010
7710870 Method and apparatus for controlling congestion of nodes in ad-hoc network May. 4, 2010
7706398 Dynamic priority based message transmitting apparatus, priority adjusting apparatus using the same, and dynamic priority message processing method Apr. 27, 2010
7706397 Apparatus and method of controlling transmission in reverse direction Apr. 27, 2010
7706338 Method and system for a bandwidth efficient medium access control (MAC) protocol Apr. 27, 2010
7706313 Method and arrangement for implementing minimum activity during discontinuous transmission Apr. 27, 2010
7706295 Methods and apparatus for breaking and resynchronizing a data link Apr. 27, 2010
7701962 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method Apr. 20, 2010
7701961 Method and apparatus for common packet channel access in mobile satellite communication system Apr. 20, 2010
7697561 Communication apparatus, communication method, and communication system Apr. 13, 2010
7697560 Method of assigning radio channels Apr. 13, 2010
7697500 Host device, device unit, communication system, and data transmission/reception method Apr. 13, 2010
7697464 Wireless terminal management method, base station and wireless terminal management program Apr. 13, 2010
7697419 Apparatus and method for managing a set of switches in a computer network Apr. 13, 2010
7693174 Communication collision avoidance system Apr. 6, 2010
7693173 Communication system, communication control method, communication control apparatus, and communication control program Apr. 6, 2010
7688847 Expected channel occupancy time as a wireless link metric Mar. 30, 2010
7688846 Cooperative CSMA mode identification in clustered networks Mar. 30, 2010
7688845 Method and arrangement of arranging traffic in telecommunications system Mar. 30, 2010
7688749 Network interface with autonegotiation and cable length measurement Mar. 30, 2010
7684429 Quality of service half-duplex media access controller Mar. 23, 2010
7684343 Data transmission method for wireless network Mar. 23, 2010
7684333 Reliable quality of service (QoS) provisioning using adaptive class-based contention periods Mar. 23, 2010
7680481 Method and apparatus for linking charging records Mar. 16, 2010
7680141 Transmitter device and relay device for performing data transmission control Mar. 16, 2010
7680103 Device and method for billing connections that are routed via a packet network Mar. 16, 2010
7680090 System and method for monitoring network traffic Mar. 16, 2010
7675893 Communication apparatus, communication method, and communication system Mar. 9, 2010
7672328 WLAN transmit scheduler comprising an accelerated back-off function Mar. 2, 2010
7672260 Method of addressing messages and communications system Mar. 2, 2010
7668074 Home network system Feb. 23, 2010
7667572 RFID tag data acquisition system Feb. 23, 2010
7664132 Random medium access methods with backoff adaptation to traffic Feb. 16, 2010
7660325 Communication control apparatus for adjusting a transmission timing with a timing variation, and method therefor Feb. 9, 2010
7653355 Signal strength guided intra-cell upstream data forwarding Jan. 26, 2010
7653043 Communication method, communication device, and computer program Jan. 26, 2010
7653014 Configuring a transmission mode between devices Jan. 26, 2010
7649911 Method of data handling in a WLAN Jan. 19, 2010
7646699 Transceiver power backoff Jan. 12, 2010
7643509 Hybrid implicit token carrier sensing multiple access/collision avoidance protocol Jan. 5, 2010
7639663 Method and apparatus for dynamic channel access within wireless networks Dec. 29, 2009
7639660 Apparatus for OFDMA transmission and reception for coherent detection in uplink of wireless communication system and method thereof Dec. 29, 2009
7639638 Method and apparatus for an arbitration scheme for radio frequency identification devices Dec. 29, 2009
7636370 Reserving time periods for communication on power line networks Dec. 22, 2009
7634275 Method of accommodating periodic interfering signals in a wireless network Dec. 15, 2009
7626996 System for detecting collisions in a shared communications medium Dec. 1, 2009
7623545 Method and apparatus for extended control over a wireless medium between two or more devices Nov. 24, 2009
7623543 Token-controlled data transmissions in communication networks Nov. 24, 2009

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