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Techniques for Enhancing the Performance of a Ring-Type Local Communication Network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000046489D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Andrews, DW Dixon, RC Gardeski, DF Hurtado, MM [+details]

Abstract

This article describes several techniques which enhance the operation and performance of a ring-type communication network. One technique describes a procedure for detecting and isolating that part of the ring which causes errors. The other technique describes a procedure for selectively routing data on a ring.