Earliest deadline first communications cell scheduler and scheduling method for transmitting earliest deadline cells first.
Gary Delp, Victor Firoiu, Roch Guérin, Philip Leichty, David Poulter, Vinod Peris, Rajendran Rajan, and John Shaffer.
USPTO 6,028,843, February 22, 2000. ( PDF )
Flow Admission Control for a Router.
Victor Firoiu, James Kurose, and Donald Towsley.
USPTO 6,009,077, December 28, 1999. ( PDF )
Eleven other patents pending.