Patents by Inventor Xiaolin Hou

Xiaolin Hou 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).

  • Publication number: 20210127374
    Abstract: In order to properly perform communication even in a case of performing communication by using a plurality of transmission points, an aspect of a user terminal of the present disclosure includes: a receiving section that receives one or more downlink control information used for scheduling of downlink shared channels to be transmitted from a plurality of transmission points by monitoring a downlink control channel; and a control section that determines the number of downlink control information to be transmitted in a given duration based on information included in the received downlink control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsumura, Satoshi Nagata, Jing Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210121540
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel artificial tears containing a recombinant human lysozyme. The novel artificial tears comprise main components and an auxiliary material. The main components are a recombinant human lysozyme and a sodium hyaluronate, wherein the recombinant human lysozyme and the sodium hyaluronate are contained in an amount from 0.075%-0.300% and from 0.10%-0.30%, respectively in the total mass of the novel artificial tears. A drug for external use is prepared by combining the recombinant human lysozyme, the sodium hyaluronate and an excipient for treating light and moderate dry eye syndrome.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Jin Shi, Zengmiao Hou, En Gao, Xiaoying Li, Xiaolin Yang, Jinli Zhao
  • Publication number: 20210126690
    Abstract: For proper beam failure detection or beam failure recovery even when a plurality of transmission points are used, an aspect of user equipment of the present disclosure includes: a receiving section configured to receive information regarding a number or proportion of at least one of a beam, a link, and a reference signal used to specify partial beam failure detection with respect to one or more transmission/reception points; and a control section configured to perform partial beam failure detection at one or a plurality of transmission/reception points based on the information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsumura, Satoshi Nagata, Jing Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210127416
    Abstract: In order to appropriately configure a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) process even when communication is performed using a plurality of transmission points, one aspect of a user terminal of the present disclosure includes: a receiving section that receives one or more pieces of downlink control information used for scheduling of downlink shared channels, which are transmitted from a plurality of transmission points, by monitoring a downlink control channel; and a control section that detects a HARQ process number, which is indicated by a HARQ process number field included in the downlink control information and which is managed by one or more independent HARQ entities for each cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsumura, Satoshi Nagata, Jing Wang, Huiling Li, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210119756
    Abstract: To control UL transmission properly even when uplink data and demodulation reference signals are transmitted using short TTIs, a user terminal according to one aspect of the present invention has a transmission section that transmits a UL signal and a reference signal for use for demodulating the UL signal, and a control section that controls the allocation of the UL signal and the reference signal, and, when UL signals are allocated to a plurality of contiguous predetermined time intervals (sTTIs), respectively, the control section allocates the UL signal and the reference signal for use for demodulating the UL signal to the same sTTI, at least in an sTTI apart from the top sTTI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou, Huiling Jiang
  • Publication number: 20210112547
    Abstract: Disclosed is a base station used as a first base station in a radio communication system having the first base station and a second base station. The base station includes a determination unit configured to determine a transmission direction configuration in a time segment having predetermined duration, and a configuration information transmission unit configured to periodically or aperiodically transmit information indicating the transmission direction configuration determined by the determination unit to the second base station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shinpei Yasukawa, Satoshi Nagata, Kazuki Takeda, Shaozhen Guo, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Patent number: 10980047
    Abstract: Even in the case of transmitting the uplink data and the demodulation reference signal using the short TTI, in order to appropriately control the UL transmission, according to one aspect of the present invention, a user terminal transmits a UL signal and a reference signal by using a predetermined sTTI among multiple sTTIs included in a slot, and controls the allocation of the UL signal and the reference signal based on a predetermined allocation pattern among multiple allocation patterns showing allocations of UL signals and reference signals. In these multiple allocation patterns, a UL signal and a reference signal are included in the same slot, and the reference signal is allocated to the same sTTI where the UL signal is allocated, or to an sTTI preceding the sTTI the UL signal is allocated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou, Huiling Jiang
  • Publication number: 20210099902
    Abstract: A user terminal includes: a reception section that receives a downlink signal in a downlink partial band; a transmission section that transmits channel state information reporting based on the downlink signal in an uplink partial band; and a control section that controls at least one of switching of at least one partial band of the downlink partial band and the uplink partial band, and the transmission of the channel state information reporting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Huiling Li, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210099216
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed including a transmitter that transmits a beam failure recovery request signal; and a processor that maintains, in a beam failure recovery procedure including the transmission of the beam failure recovery request signal, monitoring of downlink control information for a random access. In other aspects, a radio communication method and a base station are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210099326
    Abstract: Provided are a method for transmitting signals and corresponding terminals, and base stations, where the method for transmitting signals is performed by a terminal in a communication system. The method includes determining, whether to transmit an additional reference signal to a base station in the communication system according to information on channel conditions of the terminal; transmitting a main reference signal to the base station, where the main reference signal is used for channel estimation between the terminal and the base station; and when determining to transmit an additional reference signal to the base station, transmitting an additional reference signal to the base station according to configuration information of the additional reference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Dongbo Feng, Xiangming Li, Neng Ye, Wenjia Liu, Xiaolin Hou, Runxin Wang, Liu Liu
  • Publication number: 20210092756
    Abstract: In order to suppress deterioration of the communication quality also in the case of transmitting uplink data and uplink control information using an uplink shared channel in the future radio communication system, one aspect of a user terminal of the present invention has a transmitting section that transmits uplink data and uplink control information, and a control section that controls so as to select one of puncturing processing and rate matching processing to apply to the uplink data, based on an indication from a base station and/or a predetermined condition, in the case of multiplexing the uplink data and the uplink control information into an uplink shared channel to transmit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210092758
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed including a transceiver that transmits or receives a transport block (TB) based on a downlink control information and a processor that applies a same symbol allocation across a plurality of slots when transmission or reception of the TB is carried out over the plurality of slots. In other aspects, a radio communication method for a terminal is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Keisuke Saito, Kazuaki Takeda, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210092717
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed including a receiver that receives at least one of first configuration information about a bandwidth part (BWP)-specific reserved resource and second configuration information about a cell-specific reserved resource; and a processor that controls receiving processes for Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) under an assumption that the PDSCH is not allocated in a reserved resource corresponding to the at least one of the first configuration information and the second configuration information, wherein the reserved resource is at least one of following: a whole of a given BWP in a period; a part of the given BWP in the period; and not included in the given BWP in the period. In other aspects, a radio communication method for a terminal is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210084641
    Abstract: Designed to control UL grant-free transmission properly, a user terminal according to one aspect of the present invention has a transmission section that performs UL grant-free transmission in which UL data is transmitted without a UL transmission indication from a radio base station, and a control section that controls change of parameters for use for the UL grant-free transmission, switching of UL grant-free transmission to UL grant-based transmission, and stopping of UL grant-free transmission, based on physical layer signaling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210083818
    Abstract: Provided are a wireless communication method applied to a user equipment, a wireless communication method applied to a base station, user equipment and a base station, the wireless communication method applied to the user equipment includes: jointly selecting multiplexing identification information and a reference signal for the user equipment, the multiplexing identification information being used to distinguish data of the user equipment from data of other user equipment; using the selected multiplexing identification information to perform processing on the data; and sending the processed data and the reference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Qin Mu, Liu Liu, Wenjia Liu, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210084663
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed that includes a receiver that receives a specified signal including a synchronization signal and a broadcast channel and a controller that controls a reception of a demodulation reference signal for a downlink shared channel while assuming that the demodulation reference signal does not collide with the specified signal. In other aspects, a radio communication method for a terminal is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Keisuke Saito, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210084647
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to suppress an increase in a processing load of a UE even when an HARQ-ACK codebook is semi-statically configured. One aspect of a user terminal according to the present disclosure includes: a transmission section that transmits a transmission acknowledgement signal for downlink transmission received via a downlink shared channel (PDSCH); and a control section that controls an information amount of the transmission acknowledgement signal based on downlink shared channel reception capability in a given domain of the own user terminal, and a number of downlink shared channels that can be scheduled in the given domain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Shaozhen Guo, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210084507
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed including a receiver that monitors a downlink control channel during a beam failure recovery (BFR) procedure; and a processor that considers the BFR procedure to be successful if, in the BFR procedure, downlink control information, in which cyclic redundancy check bits are scrambled by an identifier corresponding to the terminal, is received via the downlink control channel. In other aspects, a radio communication method and a base station are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Patent number: 10952067
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a terminal and a base station in a wireless communication system. The terminal includes: a processing unit for obtaining terminal network capability information about at least one of a computing capability, a storage capability, and a support capability for neural network of the terminal; and a transmitting unit for transmitting the terminal network capability information to a base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Jing Wang, Anxin Li, Lan Chen, Xin Wang, Xiaolin Hou
  • Publication number: 20210076361
    Abstract: Even when a plurality of numerologies are used, monitoring of a downlink control channel is appropriately controlled. A user terminal includes: a reception section that receives a downlink control channel; and a control section that controls monitoring of the downlink control channel by using a periodicity and an offset of a start timing associated with a subcarrier spacing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Shaozhen Guo, Lihui Wang, Xiaolin Hou