Adaptive upstream bandwidth estimation and shaping

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7876696
APP PUB NO 20070177626A1
SERIAL NO

11586145

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One embodiment of the present invention includes a method for adaptively estimating available upstream bandwidth in a network. The method comprises monitoring data indicative of a number of lost packets at a near-end communication device. The data indicative of a number of lost packets can be periodically transmitted from a far-end communication device. The method also comprises increasing an amount of upstream bandwidth transmission until the monitored data exceeds a threshold. The method also comprises calculating an estimated available upstream bandwidth based on a portion of a maximum amount of the upstream bandwidth transmission.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATEDDALLAS, TX17541

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kotelba, Marek R Rockville, US 2 35

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