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Diagnostic Testing (other Than Synchronization)

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Diagnostic Testing (other Than Synchronization)



Selecting between normal and virtual dual layer ack/nack
12/11/14 - 20140362707 - An allocation of downlink resources is received, which are monitored on I layers for data. A resource-specific bit (ACK/NACK) is generated for each of those resources. From a pattern of those resources is selected an algorithm from among a first algorithm that bundles them in a first mode and a...

Method for monitoring a downlink control channel, and wireless device
12/04/14 - 20140355451 - Provided are a method for monitoring a control channel in a wireless communication system, and a wireless device. The wireless device receives a group identifier from a base station, and monitors a downlink control channel in a search space including N (N>=1) enhanced control channel elements (ECCEs) in accordance with...

Context aware wireless data access point changeover
11/20/14 - 20140341043 - A first wireless connection is initiated between a station and a first access point (410). During this first wireless connection, data packet traffic is monitored from other access points (420). It is repeatedly determined (430), by the station using the monitored data packet traffic and during the first wireless connection,...

Method and system for digital cancellation scheme with multi-beam
11/13/14 - 20140334312 - A method and system may include a plurality of collocated access points (APs), each coupled to, and operating independently with, a respective set of antennas, wherein the antennas are directional and oriented to create beams that cover different directions, for dividing a coverage of the APs into a plurality of...

Network performance estimating apparatus and network performance estimating method, network configuration checking method, communication managing apparatus, and data communication method
11/13/14 - 20140334313 - A network performance estimating apparatus includes a network-configuration depicting unit configured to generate, from a designed network, network configuration information indicating a connection relation of ports among communication apparatuses and store, as attribute information, apparatus identification information including input peculiar information for each communication apparatus name and apparatus type of...

Link layer assisted robust header compression context update management
11/06/14 - 20140328185 - A method and system for communicating header compression layer control messages. Header compression control messages are generated by a header compression layer (302) and are sent through at least one link layer data packet by a link transport communications protocol layer (304) to a remote receiver (104). The link transport...

Configuring network devices
11/06/14 - 20140328186 - Improved systems and methods for configuring network devices are provided. Aspects of the disclosure relate to novel QoS configuration parameters and methods for using QoS configuration parameters to reduce impacts caused by security breach within a network. In one embodiment, a QoS configuration parameter is selected from a plurality of...

Management of classification frameworks to identify applications
10/30/14 - 20140321290 - According to an example, a classification framework to identify an application name may be managed by accessing network flow information collected at a client device by an agent installed on the client device, in which the network flow information is information corresponding to network traffic that is at least one...

Remote management systems and apparatuses for cwmp and methods for improving performance of remote management thereof
10/30/14 - 20140321291 - A remote management system for Customer premises equipment WAN Management Protocol (CWMP) is provided. The remote management system includes at least one CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) and one server coupled to the CPE via a network. The CPE transmits a request to the server via the network. The server processes...

System and method of device based cached rules
10/23/14 - 20140313904 - A method is provided for self-care based customer care for users of devices. A device agent is provided for the device. The device agent is executable on the device and is programmed for gathering information from the device in the form of a device profile and running a diagnosis of...

Aggregating and capturing subscriber traffic
10/23/14 - 20140313905 - Data traffic, such as wireless data traffic egressing to the Internet, is aggregated at one or more regional aggregation hubs, and a portion(s) of data traffic associated with a subscriber(s) of interest is captured at the regional aggregation hub(s). Data traffic associated with subscribers can be aggregated at an access...

Method and wireless device for monitoring control channel
10/16/14 - 20140307560 - Provided are a method and a wireless device for monitoring a control channel in a wireless communication system. The wireless device monitors a first downlink control channel in a common search space of a subframe, and monitors a second downlink control channel in a user equipment-specific search space of the...

Method and apparatus for logging and reporting mbms-related measurement information in wireless communication system
10/09/14 - 20140301210 - A method and an apparatus for logging and reporting MBMS-related measurement information by a terminal in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes receiving, from a base station, configuration information for configuring the terminal to receive an MBMS; and logging, if the terminal receives the MBMS, information of...

Apparatus and method for analyzing a packet
09/25/14 - 20140286174 - An apparatus captures packets transmitted between first and second devices in accordance with first and second communication protocols, where the first and second protocols each assign a value for identifying a packet transmitted between first and second devices. In a state in which a first packet transmitted from the first...

Apparatus and method for controlling packet transfer
09/25/14 - 20140286175 - An apparatus includes a plurality of receiving ports and a plurality of transmitting ports. The apparatus stores, in a memory thereof, transfer control information for transferring a packet to a node that is able to transfer the received packet, and monitors packets received via the plurality of receiving ports. Upon...

Channel grey listing
09/18/14 - 20140269334 - A wireless communication system grey-lists those channels that interfere with channels used by a second wireless communication system. The wireless communication system reduces the rate at which the grey-listed channels are utilized in the channel-hopping pattern, but does not completely eliminate use of the grey-listed channels....

System and methods for determining opt in/opt out status of middleware reception reporting for embms services
09/18/14 - 20140269335 - A system and methods for determining whether to participate in reception reporting procedures for an eMBMS service. Multiple applications on a receiver device can consume the same file download or streaming eMBMS service, and can have conflicting opt in/opt out settings for reporting in middleware. Algorithms are provided that take...

Method and apparatus for monitoring physical downlink control channel in a system having cells
09/18/14 - 20140269336 - A method and apparatus for performing communication associated with carrier aggregation are provided. The present description provides a method comprising: configuring, by a user equipment (UE), a primary cell (P-cell) and at least one secondary cell (S-cell); and monitoring, by the UE, at least one physical downlink control channel (PDCCH)...

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for misdirected packet drill down and negative packet capture at a network test device
09/18/14 - 20140269337 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for misdirected packet drill down and negative packet capture at a network test device are disclosed. One exemplary method includes, at a network test device, receiving and storing, in the network test device, expected receive port information regarding a plurality of test packets. The...

Method and apparatus for device-to-device communication
09/18/14 - 20140269338 - A first UE receives a first uplink-downlink configuration from a network entity via broadcast signalling. The first uplink configuration designates a first set of subframes of a series of subframes as uplink subframes. The first UE also receives a second uplink-downlink configuration via dedicated signaling. The second uplink-downlink configuration designates...

System for analysing network traffic and a method thereof
09/18/14 - 20140269339 - A method of analysing network traffic comprising the steps of providing reference network traffic information associated with a remote access server and obtaining current network traffic information associated with the remote access server. Current network traffic information is analysed using statistical analysis to determine whether values of the current network...

Methods and arrangements for determining an integrity of an air interface
09/18/14 - 20140269340 - A method in a base station (120) for determining an integrity of an air interface (145) between the base station (120) and a user equipment (130) is provided. The base station (120) configures an internet protocol host. The internet protocol host has an internet protocol address in the same domain...

Systems and methods for monitoring wireless communications
09/11/14 - 20140254389 - A method for multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) sniffing by an electronic device is described. The method includes detecting multiple client second control fields concurrently. The method also includes detecting multiple client data fields concurrently. The method additionally includes obtaining data based on the multiple client data fields....

Qualification of wireless network environments
09/11/14 - 20140254390 - Systems, methods, and devices for qualifying quality of service in data services delivered through wireless networks established by wireless access points (WAPs) are disclosed. A portable computing device can be used to execute a wireless network connectivity qualification application that can include functionality for testing and evaluating wireless network connectivity...

Indicating whether data was subjected to interference
08/28/14 - 20140241168 - An explicit indication is provided regarding whether information was subjected to interference during transmission. For example, a receiver can monitor received packets and determine whether any of data units in a given received packet were subjected to interference during transmission. If so, the receiver can send an indication to the...

Behavior monitoring and compliance for multi-tenant resources
08/14/14 - 20140226492 - The behavior of multiple users with access to a multi-tenant resource can be monitored and compliance enforced by monitoring state information for each user. The state information can be captured across a level of a network environment, such that any activity across that layer can be monitored and the data...

Voice over ip call setup progress indicator
07/31/14 - 20140211633 - A method and apparatus for providing voice over internet protocol (VoIP) call setup progress status comprising creating an indication associated with a call placed from a client VoIP device in a providing network, modifying the indication periodically based on call setup progress and presenting the modified indication....

Adaptive buffer allocation management
07/31/14 - 20140211634 - Aspects of adaptive buffer allocation management are described. In one embodiment of adaptive buffer allocation management, data is received by a network component for communication to a network address. While awaiting transfer to the network address, the data must be stored or distributed to a buffer. In one embodiment, the...

Methods and apparatus for channel quality indication feedback in a communication system
07/31/14 - 20140211635 - Methods and apparatus for feeding back channel quality indication in a communication system. First, a first channel quality indication index is determined in dependence upon a channel quality estimation of a first transmission channel, and a second channel quality indication index is determined in dependence upon a channel quality estimation...

Qos in heterogeneous noc by assigning weights to noc node channels and using weighted arbitration at noc nodes
07/24/14 - 20140204764 - Systems and methods described herein are directed to solutions for NoC interconnects that provide end-to-end uniform- and weighted-fair allocation of resource bandwidths among various contenders. The example implementations are fully distributed and involve computing weights for various channels in a network on chip (NoC) based on the bandwidth requirements of...

Methods and apparatus for power efficient operation of lte based machine type communications
07/17/14 - 20140198663 - Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for power efficient operation of LTE MTC. A method is provided wireless communications by a user equipment (UE). The method generally includes signaling information regarding traffic requirements for the UE to a base station...

Methods and system for resource management in tti (transmission time interval) bundling for improved phase continuity
07/17/14 - 20140198664 - Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose methods for improving phase continuity in an uplink transmit time interval (TTI) bundle. A first method may include identifying a segment of UL subframes in the TTI bundle and maintaining substantially the same transmit power/timing/frequency when transmitting data to a node over the...

System and method for discontinuous reception control start time
07/17/14 - 20140198665 - Methods of combining semi-persistent resource allocation and dynamic resource allocation are provided. Packets, such as VoIP packets, are transmitted on the uplink and downlink using respective semi-persistent resources. For each mobile device, awake periods and sleep periods are defined. The semi-persistent resources are aligned with the awake periods so that...

Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum access
07/10/14 - 20140192656 - Methods and apparatus are provided for the efficient use of cognitive radios in the performance of dynamic spectrum access. This includes spectrum sensing algorithms, adaptive optimized sensing of parameters based on changing radio environments, and identifying vacant channels. Protocols for switching communication links to different channels, and synchronizing communicating nodes...

Extending embms session in lte embms
07/03/14 - 20140185455 - A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus receives an MBMS service from a first cell in a first MBSFN area while in an RRC idle mode. The apparatus reselects to a second cell through an intra-frequency cell reselection upon moving into...

Data sending method, apparatus, and system
07/03/14 - 20140185456 - A data sending method and apparatus are provided. In an embodiment, the method includes: detecting whether a wireless terminal has data to be sent to a wireless network side, where the data to be sent includes signaling data or user data; when a result of detecting whether the wireless terminal...

Managing sessions for direct device to device communications
06/26/14 - 20140177449 - Systems, methods, and apparatuses can involve receiving, from a network node, a radio resource control (RRC) configuration message that includes configuration information for a first user equipment (UE) for an inter-device session (IDS) between the first UE and a second UE, the UE1 configuration information including an inter-device session (IDS)...

Correlation of synchronous and asynchronous hierarchical data in loosely-coupled data processing systems
06/26/14 - 20140177450 - A method, a server, and a management system correlate performance data in loosely coupled software, such as network and element management systems, with minimal overhead. The systems and methods can be used to determine performance bottlenecks and interdependencies between components by correlating and analyzing collected data. In an exemplary embodiment,...

Systems and methods for monitoring the setup of an ip telephony communication
06/26/14 - 20140177451 - When an IP telephony system is attempting to setup a telephony communication between a calling party and a called party, the system monitors to determine if any audio or video is played to the calling party as early media. If so, the detected early media may be analyzed to determine...

System and method for conserving power in link aggregation groups
06/19/14 - 20140169176 - A system and method of reducing power consumption in a network switching unit includes detecting whether conditions are suitable for reducing power consumption in a first network switching unit. The first network switching unit includes a link aggregation group (LAG) and a plurality of communication ports, each communication port configured...

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for processing multiple control and user data flows at a port processor
06/19/14 - 20140169177 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for processing multiple control and user data flows at a port processor are disclosed. According to one method, the method occurs at a testing platform. The method includes concurrently receiving, via a communications interface of the testing platform, a first control plane flow and...

Monitoring method of multi-hop wireless network
06/19/14 - 20140169178 - A multi-hop wireless network monitor method for monitoring a state of a multi-hop wireless network including a plurality of nodes, the method includes: transmitting a packet that stores monitor data indicating a state or performance of a first node and identification information that identifies the first node; rewriting the monitor...

Quality of user experience analysis
06/12/14 - 20140160941 - The techniques described herein involve analysis of communication data included in trace file(s) of device(s) involved in a communication. These trace file(s) may each include data associated with multiple layers of a communication protocol stack of a respective device or data associated with a single such layer. The techniques may...

Multiple line communications for locomotive consist
06/05/14 - 20140153404 - A method for controlling data communication within a locomotive consist is disclosed. The method may include monitoring an effect of a first interference generated by a first pair of wires on a second pair of wires during a communication. The method may also include monitoring an effect of a second...

Computer telephony headset with presence indicator
06/05/14 - 20140153405 - A telephone headset is provided which includes a presence status indicator thereon for signaling to other persons the user's availability and/or willingness to communicate face-to-face....

Method and apparatus for confirming delivery in a multi-channel receiving apparatus
05/29/14 - 20140146683 - An apparatus for simultaneously receiving incoming messages on at least two channels in a multi-channel device, wherein a first incoming message is received on a first channel of the at least two channels according to a first protocol. Responsive to receiving the first incoming message, outgoing messages are transmitted on...

Method and system for relaying data using a plurality of relay nodes
05/29/14 - 20140146684 - Provided is a method and system for relaying data using a plurality of relay nodes. The method may include obtaining a first channel matrix related to a first-hop channel and a second channel matrix related to a second-hop channel, generating an effective interference channel matrix based on the first channel...

Methods and apparatus to maintain call continuity
05/29/14 - 20140146685 - Example methods and apparatus to maintain call continuity are disclosed. A disclosed example apparatus to control a user equipment (UE) mode includes the UE to initiate a tracking area updating (TAU) procedure in an evolved packet system (EPS) mobility management (EMM) connected (EMM_CONNECTED) mode, a state monitor to identify a...

Method and apparatus for testing mobile terminals in an ofdm system
05/08/14 - 20140126380 - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for testing mobile terminals in an OFDMA system, in which all or part of available downlink radio resources in a cell are transmitted. A processing unit in a test apparatus splits a set of contiguous resource blocks into separate contiguous portions....

Dynamic state machine
05/08/14 - 20140126381 - In certain embodiments, a method includes receiving, using one or more processors, a trigger expression. The method may include processing, using the one or more processors, the trigger expression, the trigger expression comprising a first one or more terms comprising a first one or more fields, to generate a reduced...

Forward link acknowledgment in a machine-to-machine wireless wide area network
05/08/14 - 20140126382 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless Wide Area Network (WAN). An event is detected that indicates a condition of a forward link in the M2M wireless WAN. A data rate is selected to transmit an acknowledgment (ACK) message. The selection of...

Method of csi reporting, user equipment and enode b
05/08/14 - 20140126383 - Provided is reporting one or more long term CSI components to an eNode B, wherein at least one long term CSI component being reported with multiple values; and reporting a transmission scheme assumption indicator (TSAI) together with a set of short term CSI components to the eNode B, wherein the...

Controlling wireless transition timers based on application and content
05/01/14 - 20140119195 - Techniques for adaptively controlling wireless transition timers associated with wireless transition states in relation to use of applications by user equipment (UE) are presented herein. A UE can include a transition management component (TMC) that can adaptively control wireless transition timers associated with wireless states based on application type, session...

Network device trace correlation
05/01/14 - 20140119196 - The techniques described herein present opportunities for service providers and/or network providers to optimize the Quality of User Experience (QoE) for data services by determining, using a broader network-based approach, the root cause of problems causing a service degradation. To determine the root cause of the problems, the techniques may...

Integrated intermodulation detection sub-system for telecommunications systems
05/01/14 - 20140119197 - Certain aspects are directed to an intermodulation detection sub-system. The intermodulation detection sub-system includes a test signal generation module, at least one intermodulation detection device, and a controller. The test signal generation module is integrated into a unit of a telecommunications system. The test signal generation module is configured to...

Operation with various timers in a wireless communication system
05/01/14 - 20140119198 - Operation of a user equipment (UE) with various timers is disclosed. According to this scheme, when the UE receives values for each of timers related with a discontinuous reception (DRX) operation from a network, the UE monitors a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) from subframe n+1 to subframe n+X based...

Limited feedback method and apparatus for two-way wireless relaying channels with physical network coding
04/24/14 - 20140112152 - A limited feedback method and apparatus for two-way relay channels with physical network coding are disclosed. An embodiment of the invention provides a method of providing parameters as feedback to two terminals according to channel conditions by a relay for two-way communication in a two-way relaying system using PNC (physical...

Mobile terminal test apparatus and mobile terminal test method
04/03/14 - 20140092750 - To provide a mobile terminal test apparatus and a mobile terminal test method capable of setting the setting items more easily and more accurately than in the related art and testing mobile terminals. A mobile terminal test apparatus 10 includes a registered item display screen control unit 32 that performs...

Systems and methods of routing ip telephony data packet communications
03/27/14 - 20140086061 - Systems and methods of establishing a communications channel between a first telephony device and a second telephony device obtain information about the capabilities of various data network elements that can be used to establish the communications channel. The information about the elements is used to select a combination of elements...

Determining hearability in a heterogenous communication network
03/27/14 - 20140086062 - A method for determining whether a radio unit in a shared cell configuration is hearable by a user equipment is provided. Transmission of a probe message to the user equipment by the radio unit is caused. The probe message invokes a probe response from the user equipment if the radio...

Method of monitoring search space of enhanced downlink control channel in orthogonal frequency-division multiple access system
03/27/14 - 20140086063 - A method of monitoring search space of enhanced downlink control channel (EPDCCH) for a user equipment in an orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) system includes determining whether to blind decode a monitoring downlink control information (DCI) candidate in a search space of a EPDCCH according to a code rate of...

Systems and methods for content type classification
03/20/14 - 20140078907 - Various embodiments illustrated and described herein include systems, methods and software for content type classification. Some such embodiments include determining a potential state of classification for packets associated with a session based at least in part on a packet associated with the session that is a packet other than the...

Method and apparatus for self-learning of vpns from combinations of unidirectional tunnels in mpls/vpn networks
03/13/14 - 20140071830 - In one embodiment, a data packet is received at a network device. A layer-2 identification (L2ID) value is identified for the received data packet based on a destination address and a label stack of the received data packet. The L2ID value is specific to an application associated with the data...

Dynamic enabling of wider channel transmissions with radio monitoring
03/06/14 - 20140064101 - Wider bandwidth transmissions are dynamically enabled in a wireless networking environment. During a transmit opportunity time interval for a wireless network device, a transmission is sent in a primary channel in a frequency band in which the primary channel and a secondary channel may be used simultaneously to send a...

Systems and methods for noise tolerant signal processing in pilot assisted data receivers
03/06/14 - 20140064102 - The present disclosure provides systems and methods for noise tolerant signal processing in a pilot assisted data receiver, including: given received pilots with common pilot components and individual pilot components, computing coefficients associated with the individual pilot components of the received pilots; and applying the computed coefficients to the received...

Apparatus and method for filtering ip packet in mobile communication terminal
02/27/14 - 20140056150 - An apparatus, method, and system for filtering an Internet Protocol (IP) packet in a mobile communication terminal are provided. The method includes receiving an IP packet from a network, determining whether the received IP packet is an IP packet unallowable by an application Central Processing Unit (CPU), and when the...

Handling session linking status in gxx update
02/20/14 - 20140050098 - Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of linking sessions at a Policy and Rules Charging Node (PCRN). The method may include: receiving a gateway control session establishment request from a first gateway, the establishment request indicating a first session linking status; establishing a gateway control session between the gateway...

Network device and method for loop detection
02/20/14 - 20140050099 - A network device for loop detection in a network environment, which includes a broadcast frame detection unit for detecting a broadcast storm condition, a loop detection frame generation unit for generating and transmitting a loop detection frame if the broadcast storm condition detected by the broadcast frame detection unit indicates...

Realization method, apparatus and system for remote monitoring
02/20/14 - 20140050100 - A realization method, apparatus and system for remote monitoring, the remote monitoring technique is used between interphones, which includes the following contents: a monitored party receives a remote monitoring request from a monitoring party, the remote monitoring request includes a target control information; the monitored party answers confirming information to...

Lawful interception in a mobile data network with data offload at the basestation
02/13/14 - 20140043980 - Lawful interception (LI) is supported on a flat mobile data network with breakout services at the basestation. A first service mechanism at the basestation is prevented from breaking out services for subscribers that are part of LI. A second service mechanism in the core network maintains a subscriber list of...

Generating packets to test fragmentation
02/13/14 - 20140043981 - Methods, apparatus and machine readable storage media for testing fragmentation of datagrams by a network under test. A traffic generator may generate a datagram including a header and a payload, the payload containing plural instrumentation blocks, each instrumentation block containing information identifying the datagram and information identifying the location of...