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Random Number Generator for Back-off Algorithm (Ethernet) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018633D
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-29

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IEEE 802.3 specification requires the Media Access Controller (MAC) to meet the following four criterions for the Truncated Binary Exponential Back-off Algorithm (TBEB) in half duplex mode. This implementation uses two 10-bit controlled LFSRs. Since a 10-bit LFSR counts only up to 1023 counts.