Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method and system for network topology discovery










Image Number 19 for United States Patent #8125927.

Methods and apparatus for topology discovery of a network having heterogeneous network devices are disclosed. A network appliance communicates with the network devices to acquire device descriptors and characterize the network devices accordingly. Topology discovery is based on device characteristics, media-access data, and encoded connectivity patterns, where each connectivity pattern is defined by devices of specific device types and respective media-access data. A topology deduction module of the network appliance synthesizes a network image starting with unconnected devices and progressively incorporating detected connectivity patterns.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Etching composition
Tone enhancement bracket
Release layer
Ultra-wideband communication system and method
Method for growing group III-nitride crystals in supercritical ammonia using an autoclave
System and method for enabling image recognition and searching of remote content on display
Approaching object detection system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Humidifier
Liquid handling
Pneumatic tire tread and buttress
Automatic sewing machine
Continuous pressure cooker and cooler with controlled liquid flow
Synthesis of [1-.sup.13C]pyruvic acid], [2-.sup.13C]pyruvic acid], [3-.sup.13C]pyruvic acid] and combinations thereof
Teat cup assembly for application with a milking machine
Vehicle door latch assembly
3-(2,3,4,5,6-pentafluorophenoxy)-8-azabicyclo(3.2.1)octanes
Breaker/starter with auto-configurable trip unit