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Round-Robin Access Guarantee

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067002D
Original Publication Date: 1979-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bantz, DF [+details]

Abstract

In a contention-based multi-access system with natural priorities, a high-priority contender can hog the shared resource. The following is a method of guaranteeing a minimum level of access to the lowest-priority contender.