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buffer state

Politics a small neutral state between two rival powers
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Function [L.sub.o] represents the number of rejected packets in node due to buffer overflow in function of buffer state (b) [3]
At the same time, the Chinese do not want North Korea, which China sees as a buffer state, to collapse,'' the cable said.
Ideally, the American strategic establishment should have converted Ukraine into a neutral buffer state initially after having enforced a regime change by ousting incumbent President Viktor Yanukovych through a people's revolt.
The tragedy of Korea is that no one really wishes to change the status quo: China wants to keep North Korea as a buffer state, and fears millions of refugees in the event of a North Korean collapse; the South Koreans could never afford to absorb North Korea in the way that West Germany absorbed the broken German Democratic Republic; and neither Japan nor the U.S.
Whatever merits Beijing sees in a buffer state on its border are clearly outweighed by North Korea's threat to international peace and security.
System buffer state parameter Z indicates the number of data packets placed in the buffer and may vary from 0 to full buffer capacity K.
The PM is organized by the leader, so the leader needs to firstly collect the buffer state information of its members.
Musasir was a semi-independent buffer state bordering Mannai between Assyria and Urartu.
expert on Chinese affairs, said Beijing will not necessarily welcome Korean reunification as it will lead to the loss of its "buffer state" -- North Korea -- and possible withdrawal of U.S.
To provide smoothed playback by preventing buffer underflow or overflow of display device, the proposed scheme controls the quality of the SVC bitstream by estimating the client's buffer state. Fig.
14, 15 and 16); the three equations show the proposed rate control schemes depending on the buffer state.