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Number: 370/447
Name: Multiplex communications > Channel assignment techniques > Carrier sense multiple access (csma) > Arbitration for access between contending stations
Description: Subject matter wherein an order of importance is assigned to stations or information to resolve situations in which plural stations attempt to gain access to the same communication channel at the same time.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
370/448 Using weighted back-off timing 261

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6674750 Apparatus and method for communicating time-division multiplexed data and packet data on a shared bus Jan. 6, 2004
6665307 Variable fast page mode Dec. 16, 2003
6657973 Communications node, network system and method of controlling network system Dec. 2, 2003
6643723 Method and apparatus for releasing bus control by a device connected to the bus Nov. 4, 2003
6636494 Method of resolving physical layer collisions in a random access protocol an a corresponding receiver Oct. 21, 2003
6636526 Signal sending-and-receiving circuit and self ID process for node-to-node communications in serial-bus network Oct. 21, 2003
6633577 Handshaking circuit for resolving contention on a transmission medium regardless of its length Oct. 14, 2003
6628662 Method and system for multilevel arbitration in a non-blocking crossbar switch Sep. 30, 2003
6611529 Priority access for real-time traffic in contention-based networks Aug. 26, 2003
6603747 Communication control method and communication control apparatus Aug. 5, 2003
6594247 Neighbor-assisted contention resolution for multi-user communication Jul. 15, 2003
6580724 Method of preventing data destruction in multiplex communication system Jun. 17, 2003
6577618 Packet control channel feedback support for contention and reservation based access Jun. 10, 2003
6574206 Method and apparatus for managing communication resources upon speculation slots Jun. 3, 2003
6563829 Method for providing integrated packet services over a shared-media network May. 13, 2003
6556582 Systems and methods for collision avoidance in mobile multi-hop packet radio networks Apr. 29, 2003
6549532 Allocation of uplink radio resources in a radio communication system Apr. 15, 2003
6546019 Duplex memory control apparatus Apr. 8, 2003
6501765 Distributed method and apparatus for allocating a communication medium Dec. 31, 2002
6496485 Method of loop breaking tree indentification in a system bus hierarcy Dec. 17, 2002
6470025 System for providing fair access for VLANs to a shared transmission medium Oct. 22, 2002
6466544 GPRS MAC procedures to support real-time services Oct. 15, 2002
6449283 Methods and apparatus for providing a fast ring reservation arbitration Sep. 10, 2002
6449282 Method for random-access communication with binary feedback Sep. 10, 2002
RE37826 Ethernet system Sep. 3, 2002
6442173 Timing recovery scheme for a discrete multitone transmission system Aug. 27, 2002
6411628 Distributed arbitration on a full duplex bus Jun. 25, 2002
6411814 Mobile communication system capable of quickly responding a call setup request even during control of call congestion if a last call has been interrupted by a squelch function Jun. 25, 2002
6404751 Common control channel dynamic frequency assignment method and protocol Jun. 11, 2002
6404772 Voice and data wireless communications network and method Jun. 11, 2002
6393032 Wireless LAN system and method of driving the same May. 21, 2002
6385210 Method for detecting and resolving data corruption in a UART based communication network May. 7, 2002
6381228 Onboard control of demand assigned multiple access protocol for satellite ATM networks Apr. 30, 2002
6359899 Priority access for real-time traffic in contention-based networks Mar. 19, 2002
6353618 Method and apparatus for controlling traffic flows in a packet-switched network Mar. 5, 2002
6353617 Method for accessing a communication medium Mar. 5, 2002
6339599 Collision handling scheme for discrete multi-tone data communications network Jan. 15, 2002
6330248 Arrangement for transmitting data packets from a media access controller across multiple physical links Dec. 11, 2001
6298067 Distributed arbitration scheme for network device Oct. 2, 2001
6292493 Method and apparatus for detecting collisions on and controlling access to a transmission channel Sep. 18, 2001
6278713 Method and apparatus for distributed queue digital data transmission employing variable length data slots Aug. 21, 2001
RE37334 Data transmission device for random access network, with improved collision resolution, and corresponding method Aug. 21, 2001
6272147 Method and apparatus for prioritized transmission of data over a network Aug. 7, 2001
RE37301 Multiple access protocol Jul. 31, 2001
6256317 Packet-switched multiple-access network system with distributed fair priority queuing Jul. 3, 2001
6256319 "Plug and play" telephone system Jul. 3, 2001
6256318 Network hub activity display Jul. 3, 2001
6252885 CATV communication system, method of communication by the same, and center and terminal devices thereof Jun. 26, 2001
6249515 Multiple access control method for guaranteeing QOS requirement Jun. 19, 2001
6240068 Method for automatically aggregating objects May. 29, 2001

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