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: 20240014911
    Abstract: Provided in the present disclosure are an electronic device and a method for wireless communication, and a computer-readable storage medium, the electronic device for wireless communication comprising a processing circuit, the processing circuit configured such that: if it is determined that the electronic device is in a frequency spectrum transaction verification region, verifying an effectiveness of a frequency spectrum transaction, the verification region being determined on the basis of interference generated when a frequency spectrum acquirer in the frequency spectrum transaction uses the transaction frequency spectrum; determining an electronic device signal-to-noise ratio according to interference of the electronic device when the frequency spectrum acquirer uses the transaction frequency spectrum, and if the signal-to-noise ratio is greater than a preset signal-to-noise ratio threshold configured for the electronic device, verifying that the frequency spectrum transaction is in effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Cong LU, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11849406
    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: determine the first power limiting region of the first primary user of a main system, wherein the first power limiting region is a three-dimensional space defined by the directional beams of the first primary user to the third primary user of the main system; and determine one or more secondary users in the first power limiting regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Cong Lu, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Publication number: 20230397238
    Abstract: Provided are a system and a method for wireless communication, and a storage medium. A system for wireless communication comprising: one or more intra-slice managers, at least one of the one or more intra-slice managers is configured for collecting scenario information of a corresponding RAN slice of a plurality of RAN slices in a wireless network, wherein the scenario information is used for determining at least the following: an interference relation between RAN slices, a RAN slice priority and a RAN slice spectrum resource requirement; a first management means, configured for determining an orchestration or re-orchestration scheme of spectrum resources among the RAN slices at least based on the scenario information, wherein the orchestration or re-orchestration scheme of spectrum resources among the plurality of RAN slices includes a first characteristic and quantity of spectrum resources to be allocated to at least one of the plurality of RAN slices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Mengting LIN, Zhong TIAN, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11804917
    Abstract: Provided in the present disclosure are an electronic device and a method for wireless communication, and a computer-readable storage medium, the electronic device for wireless communication comprising a processing circuit, the processing circuit configured such that: if it is determined that the electronic device is in a frequency spectrum transaction verification region, verifying an effectiveness of a frequency spectrum transaction, the verification region being determined on the basis of interference generated when a frequency spectrum acquirer in the frequency spectrum transaction uses the transaction frequency spectrum; determining an electronic device signal-to-noise ratio according to interference of the electronic device when the frequency spectrum acquirer uses the transaction frequency spectrum, and if the signal-to-noise ratio is greater than a preset signal-to-noise ratio threshold configured for the electronic device, verifying that the frequency spectrum transaction is in effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Cong Lu, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20230328542
    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: June 16, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Dongzhi ZHU, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20230319863
    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: June 6, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Lu SHI, Yu ZHAO, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20230300869
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and a method for an electronic device. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit, configured to: determine sub-system in specific region, and based on relative interference between the sub-systems and quality of service requirements for the sub-systems, clustering the sub-systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yiteng WANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20230300256
    Abstract: Blockchain nodes and methods for facilitating spectrum sharing are disclosed. The blockchain node is configured to: determine a spectrum price for a spectrum transaction between a service provider and a mobile network operator based on performance functions of the service provider and the mobile network operator; record spectrum transaction information based on the spectrum price in a blockchain, including: verifying back-block data of a block generated by a leader node in a blockchain network, the block recording the spectrum transaction information based on the spectrum price, the back-block data including only a part of the block; and adding the block generated by the leader node into the blockchain in response to the back-block data passing the verification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yuhong HUANG, Zhong TIAN, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11736949
    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: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Kangyi Liu, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Patent number: 11711840
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Lu Shi, Yu Zhao, Chen Sun, Xin Guo
  • Patent number: 11700630
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and a method for an electronic device. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit, configured to: determine sub-system in specific region, and based on relative interference between the sub-systems and quality of service requirements for the sub-systems, clustering the sub-systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Yiteng Wang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20230209456
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and method for wireless communication, and a computer-readable storage medium. The electronic device comprises: a processing circuit, which is configured to: determine the resource price of a base station on the basis of a comparison between an overall wireless resource demand of a user equipment accessed by a base station in a predetermined area and a radio resource that can be provided by the base station; and send the resource price of the base station to the base station, such that the user equipment determines, at least on the basis of the resource price, whether to access the base station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Ziqing DONG, Chen SUN, Zhong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230073752
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a processing circuit configured to: with regard to a primary user and at least one secondary user, determine a primary user protection area that surrounds the primary user, wherein the primary user protection area refers to an area where the at least one secondary user causes interference with the primary user; determine a buffer area that surrounds the primary user protection area; and monitor the location of the at least one secondary user, and when the at least one secondary user enters the buffer area, adjust the configuration of the at least one secondary user and/or the configuration of the primary user so as to suppress the interference, caused by the at least one secondary user, with the primary user. By using this approach, interference suppression involving a primary user and a secondary user can be optimized to ensure superior system performance of a primary system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: March 9, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Jiaqi GUO, Chen SUN, Zhong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230067463
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic device and method for wireless communication, and a computer readable storage medium. The electronic device comprises: a processing circuit configured to determine, on the basis of service requirements of each of at least one user equipment, a spectrum sharing mode suitable for the user equipment, and determine, on the basis of the spectrum sharing mode of each user equipment, a spectrum sharing scheme of each user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Mengting LIN, Chen SUN, Zhong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230039651
    Abstract: A management electronic device includes a processing circuit configured to: obtain a spectrum in an N-th round of spectrum trading and acquire the interference received by the management electronic device when an electronic device uses the traded spectrum; receive the interference received by another electronic device as determined by another electronic device related to spectrum trading; determine competition rights parameters of the management electronic device and the other electronic device, respectively, the competition rights parameters representing the credibility of the electronic devices and the magnitude of competitiveness when competing for management rights in an N+1-th round of spectrum trading; and select a new management electronic device on the basis of at least one among the interference and the competition rights parameters, the new management electronic device having management rights in the N+1-th round of spectrum trading, instead of the management electronic device having management righ
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Cong LU, Chen SUN, Zhong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230042177
    Abstract: An electronic device, a wireless communication method, and a computer-readable storage medium. The electronic device according to the present disclosure comprises a processing circuit, which is configured to: determine a credit value of a user equipment according to the channel quality of the user equipment and interference caused by the user equipment to other user equipments in a predetermined range; and determine, according to the credit value of the user equipment, whether to limit the usage of a spectrum of the user equipment. By means of the electronic device, the wireless communication method, and the computer-readable storage medium of the present disclosure, a spectrum usage behavior of a user equipment during a spectrum sharing process can be quantitatively evaluated, so as to manage and control a behavior of the user equipment in a streamlined manner, reduce inter-user-equipment interference, and improve the total utility of a system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yifei LIANG, Chen SUN, Zhong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230007494
    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: September 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Kangyi LIU, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20220416920
    Abstract: Provided in the present disclosure are an electronic device and a method for wireless communication, and a computer-readable storage medium, the electronic device for wireless communication comprising a processing circuit, the processing circuit configured such that: if it is determined that the electronic device is in a frequency spectrum transaction verification region, verifying an effectiveness of a frequency spectrum transaction, the verification region being determined on the basis of interference generated when a frequency spectrum acquirer in the frequency spectrum transaction uses the transaction frequency spectrum; determining an electronic device signal-to-noise ratio according to interference of the electronic device when the frequency spectrum acquirer uses the transaction frequency spectrum, and if the signal-to-noise ratio is greater than a preset signal-to-noise ratio threshold configured for the electronic device, verifying that the frequency spectrum transaction is in effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Cong LU, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20220416921
    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: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Lu SHI, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 11477656
    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 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youping Zhao, Kangyi Liu, Chen Sun, Xin Guo