Patents by Inventor Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10397807
    Abstract: A method of configuring a small cell base station in a cellular network via a cellular network manager includes, responsive to installation of the small cell base station, receiving measurement data from the small cell base station; determining one or more optimized values of one or more parameters for the small cell base station based on the measurement data and one or more constraints associated with at least a portion of the cellular network, wherein the one or more constraints are based on an impact of the small cell base station on one or more macrocells in the cellular network; and transmitting the one or more optimized values of one or more parameters to the small cell base station for configuration thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: wildfire.exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna, Ritesh K. Madan
  • Publication number: 20180324607
    Abstract: A distributed Wi-Fi system includes a first Wi-Fi access point communicatively coupled to a modem/router for connectivity to the Internet and to a cloud controller via the Internet; and at least one additional Wi-Fi access point with wireless backhaul connections to the modem/router via the first Wi-Fi access point, wherein the first Wi-Fi access point and the at least one additional access point cooperatively form a single Wi-Fi network; wherein the cloud controller is configured to receive inputs related to operation of the single Wi-Fi network, perform an optimization based on the inputs with an objective function, and provide operational parameters for the single Wi-Fi network based on the optimization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Balaji Rengarajan, William McFarland, Qinghai Gao, Andrea Goldsmith, Vikram Chandrasekhar, Ritesh K. Madan, Santhosh Krishna
  • Publication number: 20180232574
    Abstract: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving data using machine learning classification in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a communication system controller includes a processor, a memory, and a receiver, wherein the processor obtains a transmission signal using the receiver, extracts features in the transmission signal, classifies the transmission signal based on the extracted features, and detects a message in the transmission signal using a machine learning classifier based on the classified transmission signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Nariman Farsad, Andrea Goldsmith
  • Publication number: 20180091988
    Abstract: A method of configuring a small cell base station in a cellular network via a cellular network manager includes, responsive to installation of the small cell base station, receiving measurement data from the small cell base station; determining one or more optimized values of one or more parameters for the small cell base station based on the measurement data and one or more constraints associated with at least a portion of the cellular network, wherein the one or more constraints are based on an impact of the small cell base station on one or more macrocells in the cellular network; and transmitting the one or more optimized values of one or more parameters to the small cell base station for configuration thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna, Ritesh K. Madan
  • Patent number: 9907075
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide for systems and methods of backhaul optimization. An exemplary system comprises a plurality of low power cells and a connector node. The connector node may be in communication with the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be configured to receive demands from each of the plurality of low power cells. Each of the demands may indicate a demand at a predetermined time. The connector node may be further configured to determine a rate for each of the plurality of low power cells based on the demands of each of the low power cells and the assigned rate of the other of the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be further configured to allocate capacity based on the determined rates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Aviat U.S., Inc.
    Inventors: Ivana Maric, Bojan Bostjancic, Andrea Goldsmith
  • Patent number: 9867064
    Abstract: A method of configuring small cell base stations in a cellular network is disclosed. A constraint on a performance-related metric associated with at least a portion of the cellular network is received. In some embodiments, the constraint on the performance-related metric comprises a constraint on a performance-related metric associated with one or more macrocells. Measurement data from one or more small cell base stations is received via a control interface. One or more optimized values of one or more parameters associated with one or more small cell base stations are searched. The searching is based at least in part on the received measurement data and subject to the constraint on the performance-related metric associated with the at least a portion of the cellular network. The one or more optimized values of the one or more parameters to the associated small cell base stations are transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: wildfire.exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna, Ritesh K. Madan
  • Publication number: 20170325106
    Abstract: A method of managing Wi-Fi access points using a Wi-Fi network manager is disclosed. Measurement data is received from a plurality of Wi-Fi access points via a control interface. Optimized adjustments to one or more Wi-Fi parameters associated with one or more of the plurality of access points are searched based at least in part on a set of network optimization goals and the measurement data received from the plurality of access points. At least some of the optimized adjustments to the one or more Wi-Fi parameters are transmitted to the one or more of the plurality of access points using the control interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Andrea Goldsmith, Vikram Chandrasekhar, Ritesh K. Madan, Santhosh Krishna
  • Patent number: 9736703
    Abstract: A method of managing Wi-Fi access points using a Wi-Fi network manager is disclosed. Measurement data is received from a plurality of Wi-Fi access points via a control interface. Optimized adjustments to one or more Wi-Fi parameters associated with one or more of the plurality of access points are searched based at least in part on a set of network optimization goals and the measurement data received from the plurality of access points. At least some of the optimized adjustments to the one or more Wi-Fi parameters are transmitted to the one or more of the plurality of access points using the control interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Plume Design, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrea Goldsmith, Vikram Chandrasekhar, Ritesh K. Madan, Santhosh Krishna
  • Patent number: 9661515
    Abstract: A method of managing heterogeneous wireless devices in three or more different types of networks is disclosed. Each type of network uses a different type of radio access technology. The method includes receiving measurement data from a plurality of heterogeneous wireless devices via a control interface, wherein a heterogeneous wireless device provides connections to client devices via one or more of the three or more radio access technologies. The method includes searching, using a processor, for optimized adjustments to one or more parameters associated with one or more of the plurality of heterogeneous wireless devices based at least in part on a set of network optimization goals and the measurement data received from the plurality of heterogeneous wireless devices. The method includes transmitting at least some of the optimized adjustments of the one or more parameters to the one or more of the plurality of heterogeneous wireless devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: PLUME DESIGN, INC.
    Inventors: Martin J. Lord, Ihab Abu-Hakima, Andrea Goldsmith, Bojan Likar
  • Patent number: 9559714
    Abstract: In one respect, there is provided a method for analog-to-digital conversion. The method may include: receiving, at an analog-to-digital converter, an analog signal; determining, based on a total distortion caused by at least a sampler and an encoder, a sampling rate below the Nyquist rate and/or a quantization rate; and converting, by the analog-to-digital converter, the received analog signal to a digital signal by at least sampling at the determined sampling rate, when operation at the determined sampling rate does not worsen the total distortion. Related systems and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Alon Kipnis, Andrea Goldsmith, Yonina C. Eldar
  • Publication number: 20170026975
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide for systems and methods of backhaul optimization. An exemplary system comprises a plurality of low power cells and a connector node. The connector node may be in communication with the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be configured to receive demands from each of the plurality of low power cells. Each of the demands may indicate a demand at a predetermined time. The connector node may be further configured to determine a rate for each of the plurality of low power cells based on the demands of each of the low power cells and the assigned rate of the other of the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be further configured to allocate capacity based on the determined rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicant: Aviat U.S., Inc.
    Inventors: Ivana Maric, Bojan Bostjancic, Andrea Goldsmith
  • Patent number: 9515774
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for energy efficient communication based on feedback. A method may include sending a first message carried by a first wireless radio channel at a first predetermined energy level; receiving, in response to the first message, a second message carried by a second wireless radio channel; comparing the first message to the second message; sending a termination message, when the comparing indicates the first message and the second message match; and sending a portion of the first message at a second predetermined energy level, when the comparing indicates the second message contains at least one error when compared to the first message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Andrea Goldsmith, Seyed Reza Mir Ghaderi
  • Patent number: 9510256
    Abstract: A method of handing off between a cellular network and a Wi-Fi network is disclosed. A cellular base station of the cellular network is caused to collect information related to the cellular network. A Wi-Fi access point of the Wi-Fi network is caused to collect information related to the Wi-Fi network, wherein the cellular base station and the Wi-Fi access point are co-located. The information related to the cellular network and the information related to the Wi-Fi network are used collectively for determining whether to handoff traffic of a user equipment from a cellular air interface of the cellular network to a Wi-Fi air interface of the Wi-Fi network, or vice versa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: wildfire.exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Santhosh Krishna, Andrea Goldsmith, Michael Carlton
  • Patent number: 9497700
    Abstract: A method of dynamically adjusting Wi-Fi parameters of a plurality of access points (APs) is disclosed. Reports from the plurality of APs are received through an interface. A conflict graph is created by a processor. Creating the conflict graph includes creating a plurality of vertices of the conflict graph, each vertex corresponding to one of the plurality of APs. Creating the conflict graph further includes determining that there is a conflict between at least some of the pairs of APs based at least in part on the received reports. Creating the conflict graph includes connecting an edge between each of the at least some of the pairs of APs. The conflict graph is stored in a memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: wildfire.exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Ritesh K. Madan, Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna
  • Publication number: 20160315631
    Abstract: In one respect, there is provided a method for analog-to-digital conversion. The method may include: receiving, at an analog-to-digital converter, an analog signal; determining, based on a total distortion caused by at least a sampler and an encoder, a sampling rate below the Nyquist rate and/or a quantization rate; and converting, by the analog-to-digital converter, the received analog signal to a digital signal by at least sampling at the determined sampling rate, when operation at the determined sampling rate does not worsen the total distortion. Related systems and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: Alon Kipnis, Andrea Goldsmith, Yonina C. Eldar
  • Patent number: 9468008
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide for systems and methods of backhaul optimization. An exemplary system comprises a plurality of low power cells and a connector node. The connector node may be in communication with the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be configured to receive demands from each of the plurality of low power cells. Each of the demands may indicate a demand at a predetermined time. The connector node may be further configured to determine a rate for each of the plurality of low power cells based on the demands of each of the low power cells and the assigned rate of the other of the plurality of low power cells. The connector node may be further configured to allocate capacity based on the determined rates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Aviat U.S., Inc.
    Inventors: Ivana Maric, Bojan Bostjancic, Andrea Goldsmith
  • Patent number: 9420528
    Abstract: A method of managing Wi-Fi access points (APs) includes selecting between a global optimization and a local optimization of AP parameters based at least in part on one or more factors. The method includes causing a global optimization to be performed in the event that a global optimization is selected, the global optimization comprising: searching for adjustments to a first set of AP parameters that optimize an overall performance associated with a global region, the global region including a first set of APs. The method includes causing a local optimization to be performed in the event that a local optimization is selected, the local optimization comprising: searching for adjustments to a second set of AP parameters that optimize an overall performance associated with a localized region, the localized region including a second set of APs, wherein the second set of APs comprises a subset of the first set of APs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: wildfire.exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Ritesh K. Madan, Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna
  • Patent number: 9344162
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are provided for determining the null-space for a channel between a transmitter and an unintended receiver. In one aspect there is provided a method. The method may include transmitting, by a secondary transmitter, a plurality of learning signals, determining, for each of the plurality of learning signals, a value representative of an interference caused by the transmitting to an unintended receiver, determining, based on the determined values, a null-space for a channel between the secondary transmitter and the unintended receiver and transmitting, by the secondary transmitter, a signal in accordance with the determined null-space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Andrea Goldsmith, Yair Noam, Alexandros Manolakos, Konstantinos Dimou
  • Publication number: 20160080949
    Abstract: A method of configuring small cell base stations in a cellular network is disclosed. A constraint on a performance-related metric associated with at least a portion of the cellular network is received. In some embodiments, the constraint on the performance-related metric comprises a constraint on a performance-related metric associated with one or more macrocells. Measurement data from one or more small cell base stations is received via a control interface. One or more optimized values of one or more parameters associated with one or more small cell base stations are searched. The searching is based at least in part on the received measurement data and subject to the constraint on the performance-related metric associated with the at least a portion of the cellular network. The one or more optimized values of the one or more parameters to the associated small cell base stations are transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna, Ritesh K. Madan
  • Patent number: 9226180
    Abstract: A method of configuring small cell base stations in a cellular network is disclosed. A constraint on a performance-related metric associated with at least a portion of the cellular network is received. In some embodiments, the constraint on the performance-related metric comprises a constraint on a performance-related metric associated with one or more macrocells. Measurement data from one or more small cell base stations is received via a control interface. One or more optimized values of one or more parameters associated with one or more small cell base stations are searched. The searching is based at least in part on the received measurement data and subject to the constraint on the performance-related metric associated with the at least a portion of the cellular network. The one or more optimized values of the one or more parameters to the associated small cell base stations are transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: wildfire,exchange, inc.
    Inventors: Vikram Chandrasekhar, Andrea Goldsmith, Santhosh Krishna, Ritesh K. Madan