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Method and System for Autonomic Utilization of Optimal Methods for Message Filtering by Expressed Interest in Publish-Subscribe Multicast Environments Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021570D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jan-23
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jan-23

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In multicast messaging systems, subscribers receive many message to which they have not subscribed, There are various methods for subscribers quickly to filter out these unwanted messages; including encoding either lossless or lossy information about the target subscribers of a particular message in the message header. The best choice of method depends on the circumstances. This disclosure describes an automatic method for using the most appropriate quick filtering technique.