Patents by Inventor Youping Zhao

Youping Zhao 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: 20210099891
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a wireless communication method and computer-readable medium. According to one embodiment, an electronic device used for wireless communication comprises a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to: estimate the communication service modes for a user equipment within a target time segment on the basis of a time-variant multi-status model; and on the basis of the estimated communication service modes, to determine the size of a primary user protection area to be applied to the user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Kangyi LIU, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20210051484
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an electronic device for wireless communication, a wireless communication method and a computer readable medium. According to an embodiment, an electronic device for wireless communication includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a parameter related to a behavior characteristic of a mobile access point. The processing circuitry is further configure to determine a spectrum allocation manner for the mobile access point based on the parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Kangyi LIU, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 10904770
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for a spectrum management device are provided. The electronic apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to: acquire, for a predetermined primary system, an interference radiation map representing interference amounts of secondary systems at locations in a management region of the spectrum management device to the primary system; and determine an exclusion zone for the primary system based on the interference radiation map, where secondary systems in the exclusion zone cannot use a spectrum which is being used by the primary system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Yiteng Wang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Patent number: 10897714
    Abstract: Provided in the present disclosure are a wireless scene identification apparatus and method for performing identification on the scene category of a predetermined wireless scene, and a wireless communication device and system. The wireless scene identification apparatus comprises: a processing circuit, configured to classify, on the basis of features extracted from environment parameters in a predetermined wireless scene, wireless channel conditions of wireless signals in the predetermined wireless scene by means of a plurality of trained classifiers, and perform decision fusion on the classification results of the plurality of classifiers, so as to classify the wireless channel conditions as wireless channel conditions in the predetermined plurality of wireless channel conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Jingyun Wang, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Publication number: 20210006342
    Abstract: A frequency spectrum management device includes a processing circuit configured to acquire, with regard to a position of a primary user sample, a plurality pieces of sample information, each of the plurality pieces of sample information comprising information of a plurality of secondary user samples, and an aggregate interference generated by the plurality of secondary users on the primary user sample; and training a neural network model by taking the information of the plurality of secondary user samples as an input of the neural network model and taking the aggregate interference generated by the plurality of secondary user samples on the primary user sample as an output of the neural network model, so as to determine a parameter set of the neural network model corresponding to the position of the primary user sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Lu SHI, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 10863361
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an electronic device for wireless communication, a wireless communication method and a computer readable medium. According to an embodiment, an electronic device for wireless communication includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a parameter related to a behavior characteristic of a mobile access point. The processing circuitry is further configure to determine a spectrum allocation manner for the mobile access point based on the parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Kangyi Liu, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Publication number: 20200351898
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and method for wireless communication, and a computer-readable storage medium. The electronic device comprises: a processing circuit, configured to: construct an interference overlapping diagram based on an interference/coexistence relationship between resource application systems within a management range, wherein a connection point of the interference overlapping diagram represents one or more resource application systems, and an edge of the interference overlapping diagram represents the fact that interference exists between the resource application systems represented by two connection points linked with the edge; remove one or more edges in the interference overlapping diagram so as to enable the interference overlapping diagram to meet a pre-determined condition after the removal; and carry out channel/resource allocation based on the adjusted interference overlapping diagram.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Lu SHI, Yu ZHAO, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200343984
    Abstract: Provided by the present application are an electronic device, method and computer-readable storage medium used for wireless communication, the electronic device comprising: a processing circuit, configured to: obtain from a monitoring node in a management area a monitoring result of the monitoring node for a specified channel, wherein the specified channel is one or more channels on available spectrum resources, and the specified channel is one or more channels having the highest possibility of non-collaborative interference which is estimated on the basis of historical data of the node; and determine whether there is non-collaborative interference on the specified channel on the basis of the monitoring result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yu ZHAO, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200344612
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and a method for an electronic device. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit, configured to: determine a first set of a high priority secondary system based on mutual interference between a low-priority sub-system and the high-priority sub-system, wherein the mutual interference between the high-priority sub-system in the first set and at least one low-priority sub-system is higher than a pre-set level; and based on information related to the first set, clustering the high-priority sub-system in the first set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Wei DING, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200336915
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a radio resource management system and method, a secondary system and a storage system. A radio resource management system includes circuitry configured to acquire interference information of respective locations managed by it, according to location information and operating parameters of secondary systems managed by it and an adjacent radio resource management system, and determine whether to accept a request from a new secondary system, within its management range, to access spectrum resources, and determine, if the request is accepted, the spectrum resources available for the new secondary system, based on the interference information and the location information of the new secondary system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Chen SUN, Yiqi HU, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200322810
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for a spectrum management device are provided. The electronic apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to: acquire, for a predetermined primary system, an interference radiation map representing interference amounts of secondary systems at locations in a management region of the spectrum management device to the primary system; and determine an exclusion zone for the primary system based on the interference radiation map, where secondary systems in the exclusion zone cannot use a spectrum which is being used by the primary system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yiteng WANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 10757578
    Abstract: Provided are as electronic device and a method for an electronic device. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit, configured to: determine a first set of a high priority secondary system based on mutual interference between a low-priority sub-system and the high-priority sub-system, wherein the mutual interference between the high-priority sub-system in the first set and at least one low-priority sub-system is higher than a pre-set level; and based on information related to the first set, clustering the high-priority sub-system in the first set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Wei Ding, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Patent number: 10743327
    Abstract: A radio resource management system and method, the system includes: an acquisition device acquiring a range to be protected of a high priority system and a positioning range of a low priority system based on position information about at least one high priority system and at least one low priority system; a selection device selecting, with regard to the high priority system in at least one high priority system group, a position where a reference generated by a low priority system to the high priority system satisfies a pre-determined condition, for each low priority system within the positioning range thereof, as a reference position of the low priority system based on the range to be protected of the high priority system; and a parameter determination device determining a working parameter of the low priority system for the high priority system based on the reference position of each low priority system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Chen Sun, Songpeng Li, Xin Guo
  • Publication number: 20200252808
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and method used in wireless communications, and a computer readable storage medium, the electronic apparatus comprising: a processing circuit configured to determine by dynamic means a partitioning solution for a virtual cell in a predetermined region, determination of the partitioning solution for the virtual cell comprising partitioning of a plurality of access points in the predetermined region to be one or more virtual cells, and designating each of the virtual cells to serve as master access points; and generating a message indicating the virtual cell partitioning solution so as to notify all of the designated master access points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Dongzhi ZHU, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 10735975
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for a spectrum management device are provided. The electronic apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to: acquire, for a predetermined primary system, an interference radiation map representing interference amounts of secondary systems at locations in a management region of the spectrum management device to the primary system; and determine an exclusion zone for the primary system based on the interference radiation map, where secondary systems in the exclusion zone cannot use a spectrum which is being used by the primary system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Yiteng Wang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20200236560
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and method for wireless communication. The electronic device comprises: a processing circuit configured to determine a collaborative access point set for users within a predetermined range by using a wireless network topology of a wireless network as a state, and to redetermine the collaborative access point set for the users in response to a change in the wireless network topology, wherein the wireless network topology comprises a user distribution and an access point distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Jingyun WANG, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200128410
    Abstract: A spectrum access method and an apparatus utilizing the same. A spectrum management apparatus includes at least one processor configured to: determine location information and antenna angle information of each of at least one secondary apparatus; in response to a request for accessing an idle spectrum of a primary apparatus, determine, according to the location information and the antenna angle information of each of the at least one secondary apparatus, a secondary apparatus to grant access to the idle spectrum; and provide, to a serving base station of each of the secondary apparatuses having the access granted, the location information and the antenna angle information of all of the secondary apparatuses having the access granted, to enable the serving base station to perform interference alignment precoding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Qixin TAI, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20200029224
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for a spectrum management device are provided. The electronic apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to: acquire, for a predetermined primary system, an interference radiation map representing interference amounts of secondary systems at locations in a management region of the spectrum management device to the primary system; and determine an exclusion zone for the primary system based on the interference radiation map, where secondary systems in the exclusion zone cannot use a spectrum which is being used by the primary system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yiteng WANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 10542437
    Abstract: A spectrum access method and an apparatus utilizing same. A spectrum management apparatus includes at least one processor configured to: determine location information and antenna angle information of each of at least one secondary apparatus; in response to a request for accessing an idle spectrum of a primary apparatus, determine, according to the location information and the antenna angle information of each of the at least one secondary apparatus, a secondary apparatus to grant access to the idle spectrum; and provide, to a serving base station of each of the secondary apparatuses having the access granted, the location information and the antenna angle information of all of the secondary apparatuses having the access granted, to enable the serving base station to perform interference alignment preceding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Qixin Tai, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Patent number: 10536210
    Abstract: An interference suppressing method and device in a dynamic frequency spectrum access (DSA) system. The system includes: a frequency spectrum management device, a primary system including a plurality of primary devices, and a secondary system including a plurality of secondary devices. The method includes: transmitting position information of each of the secondary devices to the frequency spectrum management device; determining, by the frequency spectrum management device, a weight factor for a specific secondary device according to the received position formation; and performing a second-stage precoding, and in the second-stage precoding, adjusting, by using the weight factor, an estimated power of the specific secondary device leaking to the other secondary device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Yiteng Wang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun