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Title: Dynamic advance reservation with delayed allocation

A method of scheduling data transmissions from a source to a destination, includes the steps of: providing a communication system having a number of channels and a number of paths, each of the channels having a plurality of designated time slots; receiving two or more data transmission requests; provisioning the transmission of the data; receiving data corresponding to at least one of the two or more data transmission requests; waiting until an earliest requested start time T.sub.s; allocating at the current time each of the two or more data transmission requests; transmitting the data; and repeating the steps of waiting, allocating, and transmitting until each of the two or more data transmission requests that have been provisioned for a transmission of data is satisfied. A system to perform the method of scheduling data transmissions is also described.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1164671
Report Number(s):
8,902,920
13/533,355
DOE Contract Number:
SC0004909
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION