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Many-to-Many embedded multicast addressing and access control method.

Edinburgh Napier University (2012) Many-to-Many embedded multicast addressing and access control method. GB2465017.

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Abstract/Description

A new addressing scheme for multicast IP with an extended scope field to include access rights. A new addressing scheme for multicast communications is disclosed. A new extended scope field is used which embeds a plurality of hierarchical scopes and associates each scope with access rights. This distinguishes between one-to-many and many-to-many addresses and simplifies administration and security. The invention applies equally to IPv4 and IPv6 address schemes.

Item Type: Patent
Uncontrolled Keywords: multicast IP; access rights; multicast communications; one-to-many; many-to-many; address schemes;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering > 621.382 Communications engineering > 621.3821 Communications networks
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T201 Patents. Trademarks
Item ID: 5705
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2012 18:06
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2012 18:06
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5705

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