Patents Examined by Ian N Moore
  • Patent number: 11563618
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, systems, devices, and computer program products directed to unique word (UW) discrete Fourier transform (DFT) spread and shaped orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) (“UW DFT-S-S-OFDM”) based communications are provided. Among new methodologies and/or technologies provided is a method implemented in transmitter and includes any of: transforming a set of data symbols and a UW sequence into a frequency domain (“fDOM”) signal using a DFT; replicating the fDOM signal so as to form a plurality of fDOM signal instances, wherein the plurality of fDOM signal instances is inclusive of the fDOM signal; shaping one or more of the plurality of fDOM signal instances; combining the plurality of fDOM signal instances to form a combined fDOM signal; transforming the combined fDOM signal into a block-based signal using an inverse DFT (IDFT); and outputting the block-based signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: InterDigital Patent Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Alphan Sahin, Erdem Bala, Rui Yang, Mihaela C. Beluri, Robert L. Olesen
  • Patent number: 11564237
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment describes a wireless communication method to selectively operate, based on an inconsistency condition, a transmitting end in one of a first mode and a second mode. When inconsistency is absent, the transmitting end can transmit in the first mode in which the transmitting end schedules transmission resources for interference assessment on a same time unit as data or control transmissions. Upon detection of inconsistency, the transmitting end can transmit in the second mode in which the transmission resources for determining interference are scheduled to occupy different time units than data or control transmissions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Yijian Chen, Zhaohua Lu, Yu Ngok Li, Hao Wu
  • Patent number: 11564207
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and apparatus of performing the uplink (UL) transmission and receiving. In one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method of performing the UL transmission comprises: determining a transmission start position for the UL transmission from a plurality of potential start positions in a subframe in response to detecting of a clear channel on an unlicensed carrier; and performing the UL transmission from the determined transmission start position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lei Jiang, Hongmei Liu, Gang Wang
  • Patent number: 11558817
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to transmitting and receiving a group wake-up signal (WUS) in conjunction with an ungrouped WUS. A base station may group one or more UEs in a UE group, while other UEs may not be assigned to a UE group. The configuration of WUS resources and WUS sequences for grouped UEs and other UEs is a challenge. The base station may transmit, to one or more UEs in the UE group, a resource allocation of a group WUS resource within a set of WUS resources associated with a paging occasion that is assigned to the one or more UEs in the UE group. A UE, after receiving the resource allocation, may determine a location of the group WUS resource within the set of WUS resources. The UE may monitor for a group WUS at the determined location in the resource allocation of the group WUS resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Le Liu, Alberto Rico Alvarino, Mungal Singh Dhanda
  • Patent number: 11552755
    Abstract: A method for determining a resource for a reference signal includes: determining, according to positions of N channel resource units used by a physical channel, R channel resource units from the N channel resource units, where both R and N are integers and 0?R<N; and sending or receiving reference signals in the R channel resource units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Peng Hao, Junfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 11546775
    Abstract: In order to facilitate communication in a shared-license-access band of frequencies, an electronic device (such as an electronic device that implements a spectrum allocation service) allocates, to a radio node in a set of radio nodes, at least a first channel and a second channel in unallocated channels in the shared-license-access band of frequencies. Note that the first channel and the second channel are noncontiguous in the shared-license-access band of frequencies. Then, the electronic device monitors for transmissions by a higher-priority user than the set of radio nodes in the shared-license-access band of frequencies. When the transmissions are detected in the first channel, the electronic device instructs the radio node to discontinue use of the first channel, where allocation of at least the second channel allows uninterrupted communication by the radio node in the shared-license-access band of frequencies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventor: Paul Petrus
  • Patent number: 11546081
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for configuring an uplink time-frequency resource set, and a method and an apparatus for receiving an uplink time-frequency resource set. The configuration method includes: configuring at least one uplink time-frequency resource set for a user configured with an uplink transmission multiplexing mode, wherein the uplink time-frequency resource set includes time-frequency resource units on which the user performs rate matching; and transmitting one or more indication groups to the user to indicate at least one of the uplink time-frequency resource sets, wherein each uplink time-frequency resource set is indicated by at least one of the indication groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: BEIJING UNISOC COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xin Qu, Su Huang, Huan Zhou
  • Patent number: 11540174
    Abstract: A method includes determining, by a terminal device, a relation of size between an amount of data to be sent of a first split bearer of the terminal device and a preset threshold of the first split bearer, wherein the amount of the data to be sent includes a total amount of data volume in a PDCP layer of the first split bearer and an amount of data in a first RLC layer that is configured by a network side on the first split bearer and that is used to transmit data by default. The method also includes determining according to the relation of size in a plurality of cell groups corresponding to the first split bearer, a target cell group used to process the data to be sent according to the relation of size. The method facilitates load balance between cell groups and data transmission flexibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Hai Tang
  • Patent number: 11540172
    Abstract: This application discloses a load relocation method, apparatus, and a system. The method includes determining, by a communications network entity, a target access management entity for load relocation; and sending, to an access network entity, an identifier of an original access management entity and an identifier of the target access management entity or an address of the target access management entity with respect to the access network entity. The access network entity sends a message from UE to the target access management entity based on the identifier of the original access management entity carried in the message from the UE. In the foregoing solution, signaling overheads in a load relocation process are reduced and load relocation efficiency is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fenqin Zhu, Wenfu Wu
  • Patent number: 11533143
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to wireless communications implemented by a user equipment (UE). The UE may receive a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence grouping from a base station, select a DMRS sequence for transmission of DMRS based on the DMRS sequence grouping, and transmit uplink (UL) data along with the DMRS for UL transmission using contention-based protocol, wherein the DMRS is transmitted based on the selected DMRS sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chao Wei, Qiaoyu Li, Peng Cheng
  • Patent number: 11533772
    Abstract: Aspects described herein relate to communicating, based on a first subscription, with a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) over a bandwidth part (BWP) in a set of one or more configured BWPs, tuning a transceiver away from the BWP to a second frequency to communicate, based on a second subscription, with a second RAT for a period of time, tuning, after the period of time, the transceiver back to a selected BWP to communicate with the first RAT, and handling BWP parameters during or based on the tune away or tune back.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Jun Hu, Qingxin Chen, Reza Shahidi, Sivaram Srivenkata Palakodety
  • Patent number: 11528684
    Abstract: A resource allocation method for coexistence of multiple line topological industrial wireless networks is provided. It pertains to the coexistence problem of multiple TDMA-based line topological industrial wireless networks, including three parts: lower bound analysis of scheduling delay, allocation algorithm of inter-network resources and allocation algorithm of intra-network resources. The method uses overall scheduling delay and resource utilization ratio as measurement indexes when analyzing the lower bound of delay and designing resource allocation algorithms, and selects a best node combination in each time slot to occupy as many channel resources as possible to improve the resource utilization ratio and reduce the overall scheduling delay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: SHENYANG INSTITUTE OF AUTOMATION, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Wei Liang, Jialin Zhang, Meng Zheng, Sichao Zhang, Kai Wang, Shuai Liu
  • Patent number: 11528183
    Abstract: A method or system, comprising receiving, at a virtual network function component instances (VNFCI), a heartbeat message from a peer VNFCI with current operational state of active, sending the heartbeat message to the peer VNFCI with a current operational state of active, constructing and sending a next state request message to an element management system (EMS) with one or more of: an active parameter, and a split-brain parameter, starting a response timer, sending a heartbeat message to the peer VNFCI with a current operational state of active and a desired operational state of active when a receive next state response message is received and the VNFCI response state is active.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventor: Keith William Melkild
  • Patent number: 11522654
    Abstract: For supporting higher data rates, resource configuration includes: acquiring, by a terminal, a configuration of physical resources; and performing, by the terminal, transmission according to the configured physical resources, wherein performing, by the terminal, transmission according to the configured physical resources comprises one of: neither performing, by the terminal, uplink transmission nor performing downlink reception on the configured physical resources; performing, by the terminal, only downlink reception on the configured physical resources; and performing, by the terminal, only uplink transmission on the configured physical resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Di Su, Chuang Zhang, Yingjie Zhang, Peng Lin, Chen Qian, Bin Yu
  • Patent number: 11523384
    Abstract: Provided are a resource allocation method, a measurement method, a frequency domain resource determination method, a transmission method, and corresponding apparatuses and devices and a storage medium. The resource allocation method includes: sending by a first communication node, resource request information to a second communication node, where the resource request information includes first information; and/or receiving, by the first communication node, first resource allocation information sent by the second communication node, where the first resource allocation information includes second information, the first information and/or the second information includes information of a resource occupiable by a channel or signal between the first communication node and the second communication node and/or includes information of a resource occupiable by a channel or signal between the first communication node and one or more third communication nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: ZTE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shujuan Zhang, Feng Bi, Wenfeng Zhang, Lin Chen
  • Patent number: 11522623
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for determining an encoding scheme for RSRP transmission. One method includes determining multiple reference signal received power (“RSRP”) values. Each RSRP value of the multiple RSRP values corresponds to a beam measurement. The method includes determining a difference between a first RSRP value of the multiple RSRP values and a second RSRP value of the multiple RSRP values. The method also includes, in response to the difference being less than or equal to a predetermined threshold, transmitting information indicating the second RSRP value using a first encoding scheme. The method includes, in response to the difference being greater than the predetermined threshold, transmitting the information indicating the second RSRP value using a second encoding scheme. The first encoding scheme is different from the second encoding scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Chenxi Zhu
  • Patent number: 11523370
    Abstract: Methods and structures are disclosed for using a graphics processing unit (GPU) to detect and organize pulses in an efficient, parallel manner. A received signal is divided into a plurality of sub-batches. Each of the plurality of sub-batches is processed in parallel by detecting a number of pulses present within each of the plurality of sub-batches. A scanning algorithm process for combining the pulse information of the detected pulses includes providing pulse information from detected pulses within a plurality of subgroups with each subgroup including 2n sub-batches, with n equal to a number of iterations of performing the providing, and repeating the iterations, increasing n by 1 for each iteration, until 2n is equal to the total number of sub-batches in the plurality of sub-batches. An output array is generated having a size based on a total combined pulse count and including sequential pulses from the plurality of sub-batches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc.
    Inventor: Joseph E. Ader
  • Patent number: 11523328
    Abstract: A method and device are provided for encoding a master information block (MIB), where the MIB includes indication information, the indication information is used by a terminal device to determine a decoding mode for decoding first information, and the first information includes at least one of a system information block (SIB) 1 and system information (SI); and sending an encoded MIB to the terminal device. The terminal device can determine a correct decoding mode for the SIB and the SI according to the indication information before receiving the SIB and the SI, and then the terminal device can decode the SIB and the SI in the correct decoding mode after receiving the SIB and the SI. The terminal device can flexibly decode the SIB and the SI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lingchen Huang, Yunfei Qiao, Rong Li, Guijie Wang, Shengchen Dai, Zukang Shen
  • Patent number: 11516850
    Abstract: In the embodiments of the present invention, UE can complete, by using only two interaction steps instead of six steps in the prior art, a process of sending a data packet to an eNodeB. Even a random access process in the six steps in the prior art includes four interaction steps, and by contrast, in the embodiments, signaling that needs to be consumed on an eNodeB when the UE sends data can be significantly reduced. This is relatively suitable for a scenario in which small data or occasional data is sent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qinghai Zeng, Mingzeng Dai, Hongping Zhang
  • Patent number: 11516743
    Abstract: A method of a user equipment (UE) for an uplink power control is provided. The method comprises receiving, from a base station (BS), configuration information indicating a power scaling value (?) to be applied to a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission, determining, based on the received configuration information, the power scaling value (?) for the PUSCH transmission from values of ? = 1 ? ? or ? ? ? = ? 0 ? , where ?0 is a number of antenna ports with a non-zero PUSCH transmission power and ? is a number of sounding reference signal (SRS) ports, and transmitting the PUSCH transmission with a linear value ({circumflex over (P)}) of transmit power scaled based on the determined power scaling value (?), where the linear value ({circumflex over (P)}) of the transmit power after power scaling, ?×{circumflex over (P)}, is divided equally across the antenna ports on which the UE transmits the PUSCH transmission with non-zero power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Md. Saifur Rahman, Eko Onggosanusi