Patents by Inventor Hakon Helmers

Hakon Helmers 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: 11843980
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method are described by which, upon preparing a handover of a terminal device in a source cell, mobility information and at least one connected slice network slice identifier identifying at least one network slice used by the terminal device is added to a terminal device history of the terminal device, and the terminal device history is sent to a target cell for the handover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Muhammad Naseer-Ul-Islam, Ingo Viering, Håkon Helmers
  • Publication number: 20230297882
    Abstract: It is provided a method comprising: checking whether a terminal indicates to a network its capability to execute and/or to train a machine learning model; monitoring whether the terminal is in an inability state; informing the network that the terminal is in the inability state if the terminal indicated the capability and the terminal is in the inability state, wherein, in the inability state, the terminal is not able to execute and/or train the machine learning model, or the terminal is not able to execute and/or train the machine learning model at least with a predefined performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Anna PANTELIDOU, Cinzia SARTORI, Malgorzata TOMALA, Hakon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20230300686
    Abstract: There is provided a network apparatus that is caused to receive as part of a handover procedure for handover of a terminal to the network apparatus, metadata about at least one machine learning model accessible for execution and/or training by the terminal, determining whether or not the terminal should execute and/or train the at least one machine learning model after the terminal is handed over to the network apparatus; and signal the result of the determining to the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Inventors: Anna PANTELIDOU, Cinzia SARTORI, Malgorzata TOMALA, Hakon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20230292168
    Abstract: It is provided an apparatus comprising: one or more processors, and memory storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the apparatus to: monitor if a trained model is available at a terminal; inform a network that the trained model is available at the terminal if the trained model is available at the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Malgorzata TOMALA, Cinzia SARTORI, Hakon HELMERS, Anna PANTELIDOU
  • Patent number: 11595834
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, an apparatus may include at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least transmit a request for one or more cell global identities associated with one or more cells to a network entity. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be further configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least update one or more neighbor relation tables based upon the received automatic neighbor relation related information. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be further configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least transmit information based upon the updated one or more neighbor relation tables.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Dawid Koziol, Jing He, Hakon Helmers, Amaanat Ali
  • Publication number: 20230043737
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising means for performing: determining information comprising: a rate of failure for random access channel attempts in at least one cell controlled by the apparatus; and/or a number of successful random access channel attempts in the at least one cell controlled by the apparatus and a number of failed random access channel attempts in the at least one cell controlled by the apparatus; and sending the information from the apparatus to a second apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: Anna PANTELIDOU, Hakon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20220394609
    Abstract: A method may include receiving, at a user equipment, a configuration message from a network element. The method may also include detecting a signaling radio bearer that has been used to transmit the configuration message. The method may further include storing the configuration message according to a trigger associated with the configuration message, wherein the configuration message may be either management-based or signaling-based. Further, the method may include performing measurement data collection pertaining to a cell according to the configuration message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Hakon HELMERS, Malgorzata TOMALA
  • Publication number: 20220345943
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided, the apparatus being connectable to at least one user equipment by a radio connection, and being connectable to at least one centralized unit, the apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform: sending to at least one centralized unit sharing information which concern information about sharing of same physical radio resources of the apparatus with more than one centralized unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Hakon Helmers, Anna Pantelidou
  • Publication number: 20220345990
    Abstract: An apparatus, method and compute program is described comprising receiving (at a network node) one or more network node configuration messages from a control module, wherein each network node configuration message relates to network measurement of one or more restricted access resources for one or more groups of users of a public land mobile network, wherein the one or more restricted access resources are indicated within the network node configuration messages with one or more resource indicators; and sending one or more user device configuration messages to one or more selected user devices respectively, each user device configuration message including one or more resource indicators and one or more parameters, wherein the one or more resource indicators identify the one or more restricted access resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Philippe GODIN, Anna PANTELIDOU, Hakon HELMERS
  • Patent number: 11412403
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method and apparatus may include performing, by a first network entity, at least one benchmarking procedure of at least one network hop delay per at least one transmit resource towards at least one peer network node identified by at least one internet protocol destination address. The method and apparatus may further include deriving, by the first network entity, a second table, by, for each peer node associated with an internet protocol destination address, determining at least one existing configured mapping of at least one network instance into a transport resource Ti per internet protocol destination address. The method and apparatus may further include updating, by the first network entity, the first table and the second table for each internet protocol destination address and transmitting the updated second table to the second network entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Philippe Godin, Devaki Chandramouli, Bruno Landais, Hakon Helmers
  • Publication number: 20210337437
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method are described by which, upon preparing a handover of a terminal device in a source cell, mobility information and at least one connected slice network slice identifier identifying at least one network slice used by the terminal device is added to a terminal device history of the terminal device, and the terminal device history is sent to a target cell for the handover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Muhammad NASEER-UL-ISLAM, Ingo VIERING, Håkon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20210235373
    Abstract: A method comprising: detecting at a device associated with a first public land mobile network, a cell; receiving, for each of a plurality of public land mobile networks supported by the cell, an indication as to whether or not the cell is available for standalone access for that public land mobile network; and determining, in dependence upon the indications and based on the first public land mobile network, whether to request standalone access of the cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Dawid KOZIOL, Hakon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20210211899
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, an apparatus may include at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least transmit a request for one or more cell global identities associated with one or more cells to a network entity. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be further configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least update one or more neighbor relation tables based upon the received automatic neighbor relation related information. The at least one memory and the computer program code can be further configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least transmit information based upon the updated one or more neighbor relation tables.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Dawid Koziol, Jing He, Hakon Helmers, Amaanat Ali
  • Patent number: 11006356
    Abstract: A method comprising: detecting at a device associated with a first public land mobile network, a cell; receiving, for each of a plurality of public land mobile networks supported by the cell, an indication as to whether or not the cell is available for standalone access for that public land mobile network; and determining, in dependence upon the indications and based on the first public land mobile network, whether to request standalone access of the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Dawid Koziol, Hakon Helmers
  • Publication number: 20210045049
    Abstract: A method comprising: detecting at a device associated with a first public land mobile network, a cell; receiving, for each of a plurality of public land mobile networks supported by the cell, an indication as to whether or not the cell is available for standalone access for that public land mobile network; and determining, in dependence upon the indications and based on the first public land mobile network, whether to request standalone access of the cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Dawid KOZIOL, Hakon HELMERS
  • Publication number: 20200314686
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method and apparatus may include performing, by a first network entity, at least one benchmarking procedure of at least one network hop delay per at least one transmit resource towards at least one peer network node identified by at least one internet protocol destination address. The method and apparatus may further include deriving, by the first network entity, a second table, by, for each peer node associated with an internet protocol destination address, determining at least one existing configured mapping of at least one network instance into a transport resource Ti per internet protocol destination address. The method and apparatus may further include updating, by the first network entity, the first table and the second table for each internet protocol destination address and transmitting the updated second table to the second network entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Philippe GODIN, Devaki CHANDRAMOULI, Bruno LANDAIS, Hakon HELMERS
  • Patent number: 10412726
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for X2 signaling. The method comprises, in a wireless communication network supporting coordinated multiple point transmission, transmitting load information from a first base station to at least one second base station via X2 signaling, wherein the load information comprises at least one item of i) a relative narrowband beam information element or ii) a relative narrowband scheduling information element. Current X2 signaling is enhanced to support coordinated multiple point transmission with non-ideal backhaul and improve interference coordination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: ALCATEL LUCENT
    Inventors: Zhilan Xiong, Min Zhang, Hakon Helmers, Zizhou Wang
  • Patent number: 10212750
    Abstract: A method is intended for establishing a dual connectivity between a user equipment and a MeNB and a SeNB. This method includes i) a first step during which the MeNB chooses a SeNB to offload a data rate requested by the user equipment, ii) a second step during which the MeNB sends a resource request, including data defining at least complementary radio resources to be allocated, E-RAB parameters, TNL address information, user equipment capabilities, current radio resource configuration for the user equipment, and a user equipment history cell information, to the chosen SeNB, and iii) a third step during which the chosen SeNB determines from these received data and from its not yet allocated radio resources if it can allocate the requested complementary radio resources for the user equipment and how to set corresponding radio parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Alcatel Lucent
    Inventors: Philippe Godin, Hakon Helmers
  • Publication number: 20160345309
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for X2 signaling. The method comprises, in a wireless communication network supporting coordinated multiple point transmission, transmitting load information from a first base station to at least one second base station via X2 signaling, wherein the load information comprises at least one item of i) a relative narrowband beam information element or ii) a relative narrowband scheduling information element. Current X2 signaling is enhanced to support coordinated multiple point transmission with non-ideal backhaul and improve interference coordination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Applicant: Alcatel Lucent
    Inventors: Zhilan Xiong, Min Zhang, Hakon Helmers, Zizhou Wang
  • Publication number: 20160338131
    Abstract: A method is intended for establishing a dual connectivity between a user equipment and a MeNB and a SeNB. This method includes i) a first step during which the MeNB chooses a SeNB to offload a data rate requested by the user equipment, ii) a second step during which the MeNB sends a resource request, including data defining at least complementary radio resources to be allocated, E-RAB parameters, TNL address information, user equipment capabilities, current radio resource configuration for the user equipment, and a user equipment history cell information, to the chosen SeNB, and a third step during which the chosen SeNB determines from these received data and from its not yet allocated radio resources if it can allocate the requested complementary radio resources for the user equipment and how to set corresponding radio parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Philippe Godin, Hakon Helmers