Patent Number: 7,613,820

Title: Methods and systems for improving data transmission rates having adaptive protocols

Abstract: A machine-readable medium, a system, and an apparatus are provided for increasing a data transmission rate. A window size is established, where the window size is an indicator of an amount of data a terminal can receive. Data segments are received in accordance with the window size. An error condition of the data segments over a specified time period is measured. The window size of the data terminal is changed based on the error condition.

Inventors: Abbasi; Salman Yousef (Clifton, NJ), Bhagavath; Vijay K. (Lincroft, NJ), Odondi; Jackson (Jersey City, NJ), Sahinoglu; Zafer (Clifton, NJ)

Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017