Patents by Inventor Lusheng Ji

Lusheng Ji 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: 10699205
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for calculating a health quality measure are disclosed. For example, a method receives characteristics of motion information, wherein the characteristics of motion information is based upon gait information, monitors the characteristics of motion information over a time period to determine a plurality of different modes of motion within the time period, and calculates the health quality measure based upon the plurality of different modes of motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Inventors: Saeed S. Ghassemzadeh, Lusheng Ji, Robert Raymond Miller, II, Manish Gupta, Vahid Tarokh
  • Publication number: 20200177354
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for reducing inter-cellsite interference during full-duplex communication. A system receives a channel amplitude and a phase estimate between a first station and a second station, the first station and the second station creating inter-cellsite interference on a channel during full-duplex communications. The system calculates a level of the inter-cellsite interference between the first station and the second station based on the channel amplitude and the phase estimate and generates a cancellation signal based on the inter-cellsite interference. The system then communicates the cancellation signal to the first station for transmission with additional data during additional full-duplex communications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Rittwik JANA, Vaneet AGGARWAL, Lusheng JI, Rajesh Krishna PANTA, Kadangode K. RAMAKRISHNAN, Christopher W. RICE, Nemmara K. SHANKARANARAYANAN, Vinay Anant VAISHAMPAYAN
  • Patent number: 10601925
    Abstract: An architecture that can employ a control plane for managing communications with respect to a set of sensors is provided. By utilizing a control plane, a distinction between control messages and data messages can be provided in a standardized way and the set of sensors can benefit from additional functionality and configurability. For example, the control plane can be employed to modify parameters associated with the set of sensors, which can be effectuated in real time and in situ as opposed to at the time of fabrication or deployment. Moreover, such modifications can relate to both the sensing portions of a particular sensor as well as the communication portions of a particular sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I. L.P.
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Robert R. Miller, II
  • Patent number: 10594766
    Abstract: A more efficient network can be achieved by using a cost-benefit analysis determined by mobile device, wireless network, and server device functionality. The cost-benefit analysis can be used to determine whether SPTCP or MPTCP or any combination of the two is used. The mobile device can generate the cost-benefit analysis based on known and unknown device and network metrics and send the cost-benefit analysis to the server device. The server device can then comply with the cost-benefit analysis and then send requested web site data via SPTCP and/or MPTCP in accordance with the cost-benefit analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Lusheng Ji, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Feng Qian
  • Patent number: 10572960
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and products measure health data related to a user. Often times a weight scale, blood pressure monitor, or other medical measurement device is shared among a group of users. A time-stamped physiological measurement is compared to a time-stamped message from a mobile device. If the timestamps are contemporaneous, then the physiological measurement is bound to the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Hisao Chang, Robert R. Miller, II
  • Patent number: 10560244
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for reducing inter-cellsite interference during full-duplex communication. A system receives a channel amplitude and a phase estimate between a first station and a second station, the first station and the second station creating inter-cellsite interference on a channel during full-duplex communications. The system calculates a level of the inter-cellsite interference between the first station and the second station based on the channel amplitude and the phase estimate and generates a cancellation signal based on the inter-cellsite interference. The system then communicates the cancellation signal to the first station for transmission with additional data during additional full-duplex communications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Rittwik Jana, Vaneet Aggarwal, Lusheng Ji, Rajesh Krishna Panta, Kadangode K. Ramakrishnan, Christopher W. Rice, Nemmara K. Shankaranarayanan, Vinay Anant Vaishampayan
  • Patent number: 10547997
    Abstract: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a coordinator device having a memory, and a controller. The memory can have computer instructions, which when executed by the controller, causes the controller to facilitate establishing a first virtual personal area network with a first sensor by executing computer instructions associated with a first application profile, and facilitate establishing a second virtual personal area network with a second sensor by executing computer instructions associated a second application profile. The first application profile can be defined by a first protocol specification, while the second application profile can be defined by a second protocol specification. The first protocol specification can also be operationally distinct from the second protocol specification. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Robert Raymond Miller, II, Jia Wang
  • Publication number: 20200028970
    Abstract: A pre-distortion system for improved mobile device communications via cancellation of nonlinear distortion is disclosed. The pre-distortion system may transmit an acoustic signal from a network to a device, wherein the acoustic signal includes a linear signal and a nonlinear cancellation signal that cancels at least a portion of nonlinear distortions created once a loudspeaker in the device emits the linear signal. Thus, when a loudspeaker of a mobile device is operating and nonlinear distortions are generated by the loudspeaker or adjacent components of the mobile device in close proximity to the loudspeaker, the pre-distortion system may create one or more nonlinear cancellation signals in the network. The nonlinear cancellation signal may be combined with the linear signal sent to the loudspeaker to cancel the nonlinear distortion signal created by the loudspeaker emitting acoustic sounds from the linear signal. Thus, the nonlinear cancellation signal becomes a pre-distortion signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Horst J. Schroeter, Donald J. Bowen, Dimitrios Dimitriadis, Lusheng Ji
  • Publication number: 20190387565
    Abstract: In one example, a method and apparatus for web browsing on multihomed mobile devices having multiple communication interfaces are disclosed. In one example, the method establishes a primary multiple path transmission control protocol subflow for the transfer of a resource from a server to a user endpoint device. The method then determines a threshold of resource size. When the size of the resource is determined to exceed the threshold, the method establishes a secondary multipath transmission control protocol connection that cooperates with the primary multiple path transmission control protocol subflow for the transfer of the resource from the server to the user endpoint device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Bo Han, Rittwik Jana, Lusheng Ji, Feng Qian
  • Publication number: 20190384979
    Abstract: A system for exploiting visual information for enhancing audio signals via source separation and beamforming is disclosed. The system may obtain visual content associated with an environment of a user, and may extract, from the visual content, metadata associated with the environment. The system may determine a location of the user based on the extracted metadata. Additionally, the system may load, based on the location, an audio profile corresponding to the location of the user. The system may also load a user profile of the user that includes audio data associated with the user. Furthermore, the system may cancel, based on the audio profile and user profile, noise from the environment of the user. Moreover, the system may include adjusting, based on the audio profile and user profile, an audio signal generated by the user so as to enhance the audio signal during a communications session of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Dimitrios Dimitriadis, Donald J. Bowen, Lusheng Ji, Horst J. Schroeter
  • Patent number: 10505833
    Abstract: A mechanism is provided for predicting video engagement from network measurements for a user device connected to a wireless network. Wireless network measurements are retrieved from a wireless network device in the wireless network. The wireless network measurements are related to the user device of a user. It is determined that the user device is engaged in a video streaming session. A computer classifies the video streaming session as one of a plurality of classes, in which the plurality of classes predict an outcome of the video streaming session for the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Pang, Jeffrey Erman, Lusheng Ji, Jia Wang
  • Patent number: 10484881
    Abstract: A method, a computer readable medium and an apparatus for optimizing a cellular network architecture are disclosed. For example, the method obtains network traffic data for a plurality of different endpoint device types, wherein the network traffic data comprises network traffic data for each of the plurality of different endpoint device types, and predicts a future traffic pattern for one of the plurality of different endpoint device types based on the network traffic data. The method then adjusts a parameter of the cellular network architecture in response to the future traffic pattern predicted for the one of the plurality of different endpoint device types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
    Inventors: Jia Wang, Lusheng Ji, Xiang-Yang Alexander Liu, Muhammad Zubair Shafiq
  • Patent number: 10477581
    Abstract: Access priority for wireless devices located in an area in which radiofrequency (RF) coverage areas of a first wireless access point and a second wireless access point overlap is controlled by coordinating operation of the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point. The wireless devices access a common RF channel via a collision sense multiple access/collision avoidance mechanism. The probability of accessing the RF channel may be varied by adjusting the length of interframe spacings and the length of contention windows. The length of the interframe spacings and the length of the contention windows associated with the first access point and associated with the second access point are configured such that the probability of wireless devices associated with the first wireless access point accessing the RF channel is greater than the probability of wireless devices associated with the second wireless access point accessing the RF channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Lyft, Inc.
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Robert Raymond Miller, II
  • Patent number: 10432797
    Abstract: A pre-distortion system for improved mobile device communications via cancellation of nonlinear distortion is disclosed. The pre-distortion system may transmit an acoustic signal from a network to a device, wherein the acoustic signal includes a linear signal and a nonlinear cancellation signal that cancels at least a portion of nonlinear distortions created once a loudspeaker in the device emits the linear signal. Thus, when a loudspeaker of a mobile device is operating and nonlinear distortions are generated by the loudspeaker or adjacent components of the mobile device in close proximity to the loudspeaker, the pre-distortion system may create one or more nonlinear cancellation signals in the network. The nonlinear cancellation signal may be combined with the linear signal sent to the loudspeaker to cancel the nonlinear distortion signal created by the loudspeaker emitting acoustic sounds from the linear signal. Thus, the nonlinear cancellation signal becomes a pre-distortion signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Horst J. Schroeter, Donald J. Bowen, Dimitrios Dimitriadis, Lusheng Ji
  • Publication number: 20190289518
    Abstract: Improved non-cellular (e.g., Wi-Fi) link integration with a cellular (e.g., LTE) network is described. The improved link integration can relate to utilizing an eNodeB device (e.g., residing in a radio access network portion of a cellular network) as an anchor point rather than a packet data network gateway device (e.g., residing in a core network portion of the cellular network) utilized by other approaches. The improved link integration can maintain full compliance with or support for other approaches, and can reduce signaling overhead, simplify quality-of-service management, and/or provide a more rapid reaction to changes of access, particularly in cases where the eNodeB device and a non-cellular access point device are co-located.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Robert Raymond Miller, II, Bo Han
  • Patent number: 10420167
    Abstract: Techniques for sharing a cellular network connection amongst multiple devices over a local area network are provided that reduce cellular network load during crowded events. In an aspect, a devices is configure to perform operations that include scanning an area for another device that has established a first wireless cellular connection with a cellular network device of a cellular network and that enables an indirect connection of the device to the cellular network device via a direct connection of the device to the other device via a local network device. The operations further include, in response to identifying the other device as a result of the scanning, sending a request to the other device to connect to the other device via the local network device and to receive the indirect connection to the cellular network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Jeffrey Pang, Jia Wang, Shobha Venkataraman, Muhammad Zubair Shafiq, Xiang-Yang Alex Liu
  • Patent number: 10402651
    Abstract: A system for exploiting visual information for enhancing audio signals via source separation and beamforming is disclosed. The system may obtain visual content associated with an environment of a user, and may extract, from the visual content, metadata associated with the environment. The system may determine a location of the user based on the extracted metadata. Additionally, the system may load, based on the location, an audio profile corresponding to the location of the user. The system may also load a user profile of the user that includes audio data associated with the user. Furthermore, the system may cancel, based on the audio profile and user profile, noise from the environment of the user. Moreover, the system may include adjusting, based on the audio profile and user profile, an audio signal generated by the user so as to enhance the audio signal during a communications session of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Dimitrios Dimitriadis, Donald J. Bowen, Lusheng Ji, Horst J. Schroeter
  • Patent number: 10405365
    Abstract: In one example, a method and apparatus for web browsing on multihomed mobile devices having multiple communication interfaces are disclosed. In one example, the method establishes a primary multiple path transmission control protocol subflow for the transfer of a resource from a server to a user endpoint device. The method then determines a threshold of resource size. When the size of the resource is determined to exceed the threshold, the method establishes a secondary multipath transmission control protocol connection that cooperates with the primary multiple path transmission control protocol subflow for the transfer of the resource from the server to the user endpoint device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Rittwik Jana, Lusheng Ji, Feng Qian
  • Publication number: 20190246902
    Abstract: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to remotely monitoring the health of an individual. The individual wears a health monitoring device, with an attached strap, capable of sensing characteristics of the individual. These characteristics may include voice level and tone, movements, blood pressure, temperature, etc. The device allows individuals to constantly monitor their health without having to physically visit a doctor or other health care professional. Wireless communication, for instance with an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) set-top box, allows measurements to be made and evaluated by a computerized healthcare service provider. For a more accurate evaluation, measurements are sent over the INTERNET to a service. The device communicates with services in order to diagnose the individual based upon the characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Hisao Chang, Lusheng Ji, Bernard S. Renger
  • Publication number: 20190246258
    Abstract: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a coordinator device having a memory, and a controller. The memory can have computer instructions, which when executed by the controller, causes the controller to facilitate establishing a first virtual personal area network with a first sensor by executing computer instructions associated with a first application profile, and facilitate establishing a second virtual personal area network with a second sensor by executing computer instructions associated a second application profile. The first application profile can be defined by a first protocol specification, while the second application profile can be defined by a second protocol specification. The first protocol specification can also be operationally distinct from the second protocol specification. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Lusheng Ji, Robert Raymond Miller, II, JIA WANG