Patents by Inventor Kenneth Kerpez

Kenneth Kerpez 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: 10375590
    Abstract: Described is a method for performance estimation of a communication device. The method comprises: executing active probing to determine active probing data; reading operational data which includes data related to channel and its noise condition and counter values related to user data traffic between the communication device and another communication device, wherein the operational data is relevant to the current settings of the communication device; and training a performance estimation algorithm for the communication device according to the active probing data and the operational data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: ASSIA SPE, LLC
    Inventors: Ramya Bhagavatula, Guocong Song, Kenneth Kerpez, Wonjong Rhee
  • Patent number: 10064095
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided apparatus, systems and methods for implementing and using optimized control systems for aggregation of multiple broadband connections over radio interfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mung Chiang
  • Publication number: 20180219640
    Abstract: Time division duplex transmission over copper physical channels is managed. In one example, upstream time slots for upstream transmission in a first physical channel are scheduled. Downstream time slots for downstream transmission in a second physical channel are scheduled. Transmission in the upstream time slots is substantially not simultaneous with transmission in the downstream time slots.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Georgios Ginis, Marc Goldburg, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani
  • Patent number: 9954631
    Abstract: Time division duplex transmission over copper physical channels is managed. In one example, upstream time slots for upstream transmission in a first physical channel are scheduled. Downstream time slots for downstream transmission in a second physical channel are scheduled. Transmission in the upstream time slots is substantially not simultaneous with transmission in the downstream time slots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, George Ginis, Marc Goldburg, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani
  • Publication number: 20180109458
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple Wide Area Network (WAN) backhauls and multiple distinct Local Area Network (LAN) networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving multiple distinct LAN networks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Peter Chow, Ramya Bhagavatula, Wonjong Rhee, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, John Cioffi, Stefano Galli, Sungho Yun, Kenneth Kerpez, Marc Goldburg
  • Publication number: 20180083880
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving multiple distinct LAN networks. For example, in one embodiment, a first Local Area Network (LAN) access device is to establish a first LAN; a second LAN access device is to establish a second LAN; a first Wide Area Network (WAN) backhaul connection is to provide the first LAN access device with WAN connectivity; a second WAN backhaul connection is to provide the second LAN access device with WAN connectivity; and a traffic aggregation unit is to form a logically bonded WAN interface over the first WAN backhaul and the second WAN backhaul. In some embodiments an optional traffic de-aggregation unit may be used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: John Cioffi, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Wonjong Rhee, Ramya Bhagavatula, Peter Chow, Kenneth Kerpez, Stefano Galli, Marc Goldburg, Sungho Yun
  • Patent number: 9900049
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for managing mixed deployments of vectored and non-vectored VDSL.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mehdi Mohseni, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani
  • Patent number: 9847944
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving multiple distinct LAN networks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Inventors: Peter Chow, Ramya Bhagavatula, Wonjong Rhee, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, John Cioffi, Stefano Galli, Sungho Yun, Kenneth Kerpez, Marc Goldburg
  • Patent number: 9819595
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving multiple distinct LAN networks. For example, in one embodiment, a first Local Area Network (LAN) access device is to establish a first LAN; a second LAN access device is to establish a second LAN; a first Wide Area Network (WAN) backhaul connection is to provide the first LAN access device with WAN connectivity; a second WAN backhaul connection is to provide the second LAN access device with WAN connectivity; and a traffic aggregation unit is to form a logically bonded WAN interface over the first WAN backhaul and the second WAN backhaul. In some embodiments an optional traffic de-aggregation unit may be used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Inventors: John Cioffi, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Wonjong Rhee, Ramya Bhagavatula, Peter Chow, Kenneth Kerpez, Stefano Galli, Marc Goldburg, Sungho Yun
  • Patent number: 9780956
    Abstract: A method is provided which comprises: adjusting a plurality of times a transmit power to vary between a first setting and a second setting on a first Digital Subscriber Line (DSL line) to optimize energy consumption for the first DSL line; measuring or estimating a change in a performance of a second DSL line neighboring the first DSL line caused by a change in crosstalk on the second DSL line generated by the first DSL line in response to adjusting the transmit power of the first DSL line; and identifying one or more DSL lines among a plurality of DSL lines determined to safely operate in a low-power mode by identifying which of the plurality of DSL lines exhibit a crosstalk coupling to neighboring DSL lines below a specified threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Wonjong Rhee, Georgios Ginis
  • Patent number: 9398146
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for diagnosing and optimizing vectored DSL lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mehdi Mohseni, Wonjong Rhee, Stefano Galli, Georgios Ginis, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Marc Goldburg
  • Publication number: 20160028434
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for managing mixed deployments of vectored and non-vectored VDSL.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Applicant: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Aligniment, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth KERPEZ, Mehdi MOHSENI, Ardavan Maleki TEHRANI
  • Publication number: 20160007218
    Abstract: Described is a method for performance estimation of a communication device. The method comprises: executing active probing to determine active probing data; reading operational data which includes data related to channel and its noise condition and counter values related to user data traffic between the communication device and another communication device, wherein the operational data is relevant to the current settings of the communication device; and training a performance estimation algorithm for the communication device according to the active probing data and the operational data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc.
    Inventors: Ramya Bhagavatula, Guocong Song, Kenneth Kerpez, Wonjong Rhee
  • Publication number: 20150288811
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for diagnosing and optimizing vectored DSL lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Applicant: ADAPTIVE SPECTRUM AND SIGNAL ALIGNMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mehdi Mohseni, Wonjong Rhee, Stefano Galli, Georgios Ginis, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Marc Goldburg
  • Publication number: 20150230275
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided apparatus, systems and methods for implementing and using optimized control systems for aggregation of multiple broadband connections over radio interfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2012
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mung Chiang
  • Publication number: 20150215059
    Abstract: Time division duplex transmission over copper physical channels is managed. In one example, upstream time slots for upstream transmission in a first physical channel are scheduled. Downstream time slots for downstream transmission in a second physical channel are scheduled. Transmission in the upstream time slots is substantially not simultaneous with transmission in the downstream time slots.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, George Ginis, Marc Goldburg, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani
  • Patent number: 9060054
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for diagnosing and optimizing vectored DSL lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mehdi Mohseni, Wonjong Rhee, Stefano Galli, Georgios Ginis, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Marc Goldburg
  • Publication number: 20150146767
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided apparatus, systems and methods for DSM energy management. For example, in one embodiment such means include: means for adjusting transmit power on a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL line) to optimize energy consumption for the DSL line; and means for changing profile settings for the DSL line responsive to adjusting the transmit power on the DSL line until performance of the DSL line at least meets a threshold performance. For example, the means for adjusting the transmit power may involve reducing the transmit power on the DSL line to reduce total transmission energy consumption of the DSL line in accordance with one embodiment. In other embodiments, transmit power is adjusted upwards, a transmit spectra is adjusted, or effectiveness of such adjustments are measured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: ADAPTIVE SPECTRUM AND SIGNAL ALIGNMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Wonjong Rhee, Georgios Ginis
  • Publication number: 20150071336
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for diagnosing and optimizing vectored DSL lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: ADAPTIVE SPECTRUM AND SIGNAL ALIGNMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Kenneth Kerpez, Mehdi Mohseni, Wonjong Rhee, Stefano Galli, Georgios Ginis, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, Marc Goldburg
  • Publication number: 20150016260
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving multiple distinct LAN networks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Chow, Ramya Bhagavatula, Wonjong Rhee, Ardavan Maleki Tehrani, John Cioffi, Stefano Galli, Sungho Yun, Kenneth Kerpez, Marc Goldburg