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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067571D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Williams, R [+details]

Abstract

A method for concurrently selecting multiple addresses in a multi-access network in which the message address space is nearly exhausted and for selecting subgroups of the addressable set. The method steps include reserving a portion of the unused space as indicators of a set of addresses, and conditioning each port in the network to accept those message indicators as if they were specially addressed.