Patents by Inventor Nam Ho Hur

Nam Ho Hur 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: 11463109
    Abstract: A low density parity check (LDPC) encoder, an LDPC decoder, and an LDPC encoding method are disclosed. The LDPC encoder includes first memory, second memory, and a processor. The first memory stores an LDPC codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 3/15. The second memory is initialized to 0. The processor generates the LDPC codeword corresponding to information bits by performing accumulation with respect to the second memory using a sequence corresponding to a parity check matrix (PCM).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Heung-Mook Kim, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Publication number: 20220312468
    Abstract: An operation method of a terminal in a communication system may comprise: receiving downlink control information (DCI) for scheduling uplink transmission from a base station; identifying a communication node initiating a channel occupancy time associated with the uplink transmission based on a channel access parameter included in the DCI; and performing the uplink transmission scheduled by the DCI within the channel occupancy time initiated by the communication node, wherein the communication node is the terminal or the base station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hoi Yoon JUNG, Sung Ik PARK, Nam Ho HUR, Heung Mook KIM, Dong Joon CHOI
  • Patent number: 11457101
    Abstract: An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal; a power normalizer configured to reduce power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing time-interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling start position information and size information for each of Physical Layer Pipes (PLPs). In this case, the Physical Layer Pipes include a core layer physical layer pipe corresponding to the core layer signal and an enhanced layer physical layer pipe corresponding to the enhanced layer signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Bo-Mi Lim, Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Publication number: 20220302927
    Abstract: A low density parity check (LDPC) encoder, an LDPC decoder, and an LDPC encoding method are disclosed. The LDPC encoder includes first memory, second memory, and a processor. The first memory stores an LDPC codeword having a length of 16200 and a code rate of 3/15. The second memory is initialized to 0. The processor generates the LDPC codeword corresponding to information bits by performing accumulation with respect to the second memory using a sequence corresponding to a parity check matrix (PCM).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Sung-Ik PARK, Heung-Mook KIM, Sun-Hyoung KWON, Nam-Ho HUR
  • Patent number: 11451335
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a gateway-signaling method for Multiple-Input Single-Output (MISO) operation and an apparatus for the same. An apparatus for transmitting a broadcast signal according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a predistortion unit for performing predistortion for decorrelating signals corresponding to transmitters using the number of transmitters used for MISO and a transmitter coefficient index that are identified using a timing and management packet transmitted through a Studio-to-Transmitter Link (STL), thereby generating a pre-distorted signal; and an RF signal generation unit for generating an RF transmission signal using the pre-distorted signal corresponding to the transmitter coefficient index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jae-Young Lee, Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Publication number: 20220279513
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for generating broadcast signal frame using layered division multiplexing are disclosed. The apparatus includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal at different power levels; a power normalizer configured to reduce the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a bootstrap and a preamble using the time-interleaved signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Jae-Young LEE, Sung-Ik PARK, Sun-Hyoung KWON, Heung-Mook KIM, Nam-Ho HUR
  • Patent number: 11424763
    Abstract: A low density parity check (LDPC) encoder, an LDPC decoder, and an LDPC encoding method are disclosed. The LDPC encoder includes first memory, second memory, and a processor. The first memory stores an LDPC codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 7/15. The second memory is initialized to 0. The processor generates the LDPC codeword corresponding to information bits by performing accumulation with respect to the second memory using a sequence corresponding to a parity check matrix (PCM).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Heung-Mook Kim, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Publication number: 20220264499
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a gateway-signaling method for frequency/timing offsets and an apparatus for the same. An apparatus for transmitting a broadcast signal according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a frequency/timing decision unit for determining a center frequency to which a frequency offset is applied using a carrier offset, which is identified using a timing and a management packet transmitted through a Studio-to-Transmitter Link (STL); and an RF signal generation unit for generating an RF signal to be transmitted, which corresponds to the center frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jae-Young LEE, Sung-Ik PARK, Sun-Hyoung KWON, Heung-Mook KIM, Nam-Ho HUR
  • Patent number: 11398839
    Abstract: A bit interleaver, a bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) device and a bit interleaving method are disclosed herein. The bit interleaver includes a first memory, a processor, and a second memory. The first memory stores a low-density parity check (LDPC) codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 7/15. The processor generates an interleaved codeword by interleaving the LDPC codeword on a bit group basis. The size of the bit group corresponds to a parallel factor of the LDPC codeword. The second memory provides the interleaved codeword to a modulator for quadrature phase shift keying (QPSK) modulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11387847
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for time interleaving corresponding to hybrid time interleaving mode are disclosed. An apparatus for time interleaving according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a twisted block interleaver configured to perform intra-subframe interleaving corresponding to time interleaving blocks; and a convolutional delay line configured to perform inter-subframe interleaving using an output of the twisted block interleaver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Bo-Mi Lim, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Sung-Ik Park, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11387846
    Abstract: A low density parity check (LDPC) encoder, an LDPC decoder, and an LDPC encoding method are disclosed. The LDPC encoder includes first memory, second memory, and a processor. The first memory stores an LDPC codeword having a length of 16200 and a code rate of 3/15. The second memory is initialized to 0. The processor generates the LDPC codeword corresponding to information bits by performing accumulation with respect to the second memory using a sequence corresponding to a parity check matrix (PCM).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Heung-Mook Kim, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Publication number: 20220216931
    Abstract: An apparatus for transmitting broadcasting signal using transmitter identification scaled by 4-bit injection level code and method using the same are disclosed. An apparatus for transmitting broadcasting signal according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a waveform generator configured to generate a host broadcasting signal; a transmitter identification signal generator configured to generate a transmitter identification signal for identifying a transmitter, the transmitter identification signal scaled by an injection level code; and a combiner configured to inject the transmitter identification signal into the host broadcasting signal in a time domain so that the transmitter identification signal is transmitted synchronously with the host broadcasting signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung-Ik PARK, Sun-Hyoung KWON, Jae-Young LEE, Heung-Mook KIM, Nam-Ho HUR
  • Patent number: 11375511
    Abstract: A method for transmitting and receiving slot setting information in a communication system is disclosed. An operating method of a UE comprises the steps of: receiving, from a base station, a first upper layer message including SFI for indicating a format of a slot; receiving, from the base station, DCI or a second upper layer message for indicating a use of a flexible symbol belonging to the slot set by the SFI; and determining the flexible symbol belonging to the slot as a DL symbol or a UL symbol on the basis of the second upper layer message or the DCI. Therefore, a performance of a communication system can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hoi Yoon Jung, Sung Ik Park, Heung Mook Kim, Nam Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11368955
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for broadcast signal frame using layered division multiplexing are disclosed. An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal at different power levels; a power normalizer configured to reduce the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a bootstrap and a preamble using the time-interleaved signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jae-Young Lee, Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11356121
    Abstract: A bit interleaver, a bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) device and a bit interleaving method are disclosed herein. The bit interleaver includes a first memory, a processor, and a second memory. The first memory stores a low-density parity check (LDPC) codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 5/15. The processor generates an interleaved codeword by interleaving the LDPC codeword on a bit group basis. The size of the bit group corresponds to a parallel factor of the LDPC codeword. The second memory provides the interleaved codeword to a modulator for 4096-symbol mapping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11356214
    Abstract: An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal; a power normalizer configured to reduce power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing time-interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling start position information and size information for each of Physical Layer Pipes (PLPs). In this case, the Physical Layer Pipes include a core layer physical layer pipe corresponding to the core layer signal and an enhanced layer physical layer pipe corresponding to the enhanced layer signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jae-Young Lee, Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Bo-Mi Lim, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11342941
    Abstract: A bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) reception device and a BICM reception method are disclosed herein. The BICM reception device includes a demodulator, a bit deinterleaver, and a decoder. The demodulator performs demodulation corresponding to 4096-symbol mapping. The bit deinterleaver performs group-unit deinterleaving on interleaved values. The interleaved values are generated after the demodulation. The decoder restores information bits by LDPC-decoding deinterleaved values generated based on the group-unit deinterleaving. The deinterleaved values corresponds to a LDPC codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 3/15.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11336393
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for generating a broadcast signal frame for signaling a time interleaving mode are disclosed. An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal; a power normalizer configured to perform power-normalizing for reducing the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing time interleaving after performing the power-normalizing; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling a time interleaving mode corresponding to the time interleaver for each of physical layer pipes (PLPs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Bo-Mi Lim, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11329762
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for generating a broadcast signal frame corresponding to a time interleaver supporting a plurality of operation modes are disclosed. An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal; a power normalizer configured to reduce the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling time interleaver information corresponding to the time interleaver, the preamble includes a field indicating a start position of a first complete FEC block corresponding to each of physical layer pipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Sung-Ik Park, Jae-Young Lee, Bo-Mi Lim, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 11329739
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for generating a broadcast signal frame using enhanced layer dummy values are disclosed. An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal; a power normalizer configured to reduce the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling time interleaver information corresponding to the time interleaver, the time interleaver uses one of time interleaver groups, and enhanced layer data corresponding to the one of the time interleaver groups include dummy values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur