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Method and System for Autonomic Utilization of Optimal Methods for Message Filtering by Expressed Interest in Publish-Subscribe Multicast Environments

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021570D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jan-23
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jan-23

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

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.