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Station Status Determination Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050618D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

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Lanier, CS Maxwell, HM McKay, RE Weiss, L [+details]


Data processing stations which intercommunicate with each other through time-shared multi-accessible networks (rings, loops, star networks, etc.) may require the ability to interchange information defining station status (availability, processing backlogs, etc.). This article concerns a method for providing this capability.