Patent Number: 7,787,488

Title: System and method of optimizing the static segment schedule and cycle length of a time triggered communication protocol

Abstract: An internal communication system adapted for communicatively coupling a plurality of nodes during a cycle, wherein the cycle presents a cycle length and a plurality of static temporal slots. The system includes at least one communication channel, and an electronic control unit configured to optimize a schedule of time-triggered internodal messages, and the cycle length.

Inventors: Jiang; Shengbing (Rochester Hills, MI)

Assignee: GM Global Technology Operations, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/43 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018