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Coexistence of Multiple Protocols On the Same Media

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059081D
Original Publication Date: 1988-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Dorak, JJ Ewart, RM Johnson, RD Sachsenmaier, S [+details]

Abstract

A technique is described whereby different protocols, as used in data transmission by packet transmission in media such as local area networks (LAN), are allowed to operate simultaneously. Described is an addressing concept, using a unique signature, to achieve coexistence of multiple protocols on the same transmission media.