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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
5850525 Method and apparatus for adding a randomized propagation delay interval to an interframe spacing in a station accessing an ethernet network Dec. 15, 1998
5841777 System and method for accommodating ABR and CBR traffic on a shared communications channel Nov. 24, 1998
5841778 System for adaptive backoff mechanisms in CSMA/CD networks Nov. 24, 1998
5838688 Determining the number of active nudes on an ethernet network by counting a number of packet receptions Nov. 17, 1998
5825811 Method and apparatus for facilitating inbound channel access Oct. 20, 1998
5825749 Multiplex data communication system Oct. 20, 1998
5822538 Method and apparatus for prioritizing traffic in half-duplex networks by selecting delay intervals from fixed ranges Oct. 13, 1998
5802044 Multicarrier reverse link timing synchronization system, device and method Sep. 1, 1998
5802048 Method and apparatus for accelerating arbitration in a serial bus by detection of acknowledge packets Sep. 1, 1998
5802057 Fly-by serial bus arbitration Sep. 1, 1998
5784373 Switching device for LAN Jul. 21, 1998
5781552 Automatic address setter capable of determining a network address of a host station Jul. 14, 1998
5774459 Method of managing the transmission of messages from a set of transmitters to a single receiver on a single channel Jun. 30, 1998
5754799 System and method for bus contention resolution May. 19, 1998
5754531 Communication control method and communication apparatus May. 19, 1998
5754537 Method and system for transmitting background noise data May. 19, 1998
5751713 Communicating system May. 12, 1998
5752198 Single site, split location trunked radio communications system May. 12, 1998
5748634 Method and apparatus for implementing a two-port ethernet bridge using a semaphoring technique May. 5, 1998
5742608 Device for interfacing between communications media in a home systems network Apr. 21, 1998
5734675 Receiver sharing for demand priority access method repeaters Mar. 31, 1998
5729547 Automatic driver/receiver control for half-duplex serial networks Mar. 17, 1998
5724350 Data transmission method and system for hub-based network Mar. 3, 1998
5717889 Collison reduction algorithm for an ethernet backoff protocol Feb. 10, 1998
5715407 Process and apparatus for collision detection on a parallel bus by monitoring a first line of the bus during even bus cycles for indications of overlapping packets Feb. 3, 1998
5699515 Backoff scheme for access collision on a local area network Dec. 16, 1997
5684801 Portable wireless local area network Nov. 4, 1997
5663960 Chaining arrangement between intermediate modules, particularly of repeater type, of an installation provided with terminals communicating via a packets transmission link, and an installation Sep. 2, 1997
5651009 System and method for hybrid contention/polling protocol collision resolution using a depth first search technique Jul. 22, 1997
5638449 Data transmission installation of the radio network type, and corresponding process Jun. 10, 1997
5638369 Method and apparatus for inbound channel selection in a communication system Jun. 10, 1997
5613077 Method and circuit for communication between a module and a bus controller in a wafer-scale integrated circuit system Mar. 18, 1997
5612954 Time switch system Mar. 18, 1997
5606556 Multiplex transmission system Feb. 25, 1997
5604741 Ethernet system Feb. 18, 1997
5598406 High speed data transfer over twisted pair cabling Jan. 28, 1997
5586117 Method and apparatus which allows devices with multiple protocol capabilities to configure to a common protocol configuration Dec. 17, 1996
5576702 Method and apparatus for fault-tolerant transmission in multi-channel networks Nov. 19, 1996
5574748 Spread spectrum communications system for network Nov. 12, 1996
5568476 Method and apparatus for avoiding packet loss on a CSMA/CD-type local area network using receive-sense-based jam signal Oct. 22, 1996
5553072 Communication apparatus and method Sep. 3, 1996
5550836 High speed data transfer over twisted pair cabling Aug. 27, 1996
5548796 Method of automatic retransmission of frames in a local area network Aug. 20, 1996
5544323 High bit rate ethernet connection Aug. 6, 1996
5541924 Method and device for channel contention and data transmission for packet-switched subscriber units in a communication system Jul. 30, 1996
5535211 Communications network control method Jul. 9, 1996
5528622 Communication system having channel hopping protocol and multiple entry points Jun. 18, 1996
5517501 Data transmission device for random access network, with improved collision resolution, and corresponding method May. 14, 1996
5490143 Multiplex transmission method and a synchronizing method in multiplex transmission Feb. 6, 1996
5471474 Communications highway network system Nov. 28, 1995

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