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Diagnostic Testing (other Than Synchronization)

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Diagnostic Testing (other Than Synchronization)



Received signal quality measurement triggering and reporting
02/19/15 - 20150049615 - An apparatus and method provide received signal quality measurement management triggering and reporting. Specifically, a received signal quality range is defined including a best received signal quality as upper border, which is the best received signal quality in a radio resource management measurement among all received signal qualities measured in...

Method and apparatus for transmitting a buffer status report in a wireless communication system
02/12/15 - 20150043352 - The present disclosure proposes a method for transmitting a buffer status report informing of the data to be transmit in uplink. The method for transmitting buffer status report of a terminal in a wireless communication system includes checking, when allocating uplink resource for new data transmission, whether first buffer status...

Monitoring probe for identifying a user plane identifier of a user device
02/12/15 - 20150043353 - Methods of identifying a user plane identifier of a user device by a monitoring probe in communication with a network device, the monitoring probe, and the system using the same are disclosed. According to an embodiment, the monitoring probe includes a monitor, a comparator and a user plane identifier output....

Direct communication system
02/12/15 - 20150043354 - A direct communication system and a data forwarding method thereof are provided. The direct communication system includes a first direct communication apparatus and an evolved nodeB, and the first direct communication apparatus belongs to a first direct communication group. The first direct communication apparatus groupcasts a first communication data based...

Method and device for monitoring downlink channels
02/12/15 - 20150043355 - Disclosed are a method and a device for monitoring a downlink control channel in a wireless communication system. The method for monitoring a downlink control channel in a wireless communication system may comprise the steps of determining whether a common search space in a subframe exists in a physical downlink...

Method of relay discovery and communication in a wireless communications system
01/29/15 - 20150029866 - A method of relay discovery and communication for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communications system, including: receiving a first relay discovery request, from a remote UE which announces relay discovery requests; transmitting a relay discovery response including an identification of the UE, to the remote UE; receiving a...

Apparatus and method of discarding logged measurement in wireless communication system
01/29/15 - 20150029867 - A method of discarding logged measurements in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connected mode receives a Minimization of Drive Tests (MDT) configuration from a base station and starts a validity timer upon receiving the MDT configuration. The user equipment in...

Method and apparatus for performing discontinuous reception and/or discontinuous transmission for a multi-carrier/multi-cell operation
01/22/15 - 20150023177 - Method and apparatus for multi-carrier/multi-cell discontinuous reception (DRX)/discontinuous transmission (DTX) operations and activation/deactivation of DRX/DTX are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may configure at least one state variable for controlling DRX, DTX or both on a group of cells. The WTRU may receive an order for DRX or DTX...

Method and apparatus for transmitting process data in an automatically controlled installation
01/22/15 - 20150023178 - A process data transmitter transmits process data at defined recurring time intervals as a serial transmit data stream including data symbols at a defined symbol rate. A process data receiver samples the serial transmit data stream at a sampling rate which is higher than the symbol rate by a defined...

Frame analysis - a new way to analyze serial and other packetized data
01/15/15 - 20150016269 - An aspect of the invention includes a machine. The machine can receive data and determine a logical subdivision of the data. The machine can then identify frames within the data, based on the logical subdivision of the data. The machine can then display the frames to the user for visual...

System monitoring and management
01/15/15 - 20150016270 - Systems for monitoring and managing devices within a monitored system are described. The system can include a gateway device that is connected to the monitored system and configured to determine whether or not it remains connected to the monitored system. The gateway device is coupled to a network and can...

Systems and methods for broadband over power line multiple interface devices and systems
01/15/15 - 20150016271 - An aircraft systems interface unit includes a multiplexer and a broadband over power line (BPL) modem. The multiplexer includes a plurality of inputs and an output for outputting data received through the plurality of inputs. Each input is configured for connection to at least one aircraft data bus. The BPL...

Jesd test sequencer generator
01/15/15 - 20150016272 - A framer interfacing between one or more data converters and a logic device is disclosed. The framer comprises a transport layer and a data link layer, and the framer is configured to frame one or more samples from the data converters to frames according to a serialized interface. In particular,...

Monitoring apparatus and method
01/15/15 - 20150016273 - According to one embodiment, a monitoring apparatus includes a communication unit and a determination unit. The communication unit is configured to calculate a first indicator value and a second indicator value, the first indicator value relating to a received signal strength at a time when a packet transmitted from a...

Data buffer status influenced control channel monitoring
01/08/15 - 20150009832 - The monitoring of control channels, such as the physical downlink control channel, may benefit from the influence of data buffer status information. In certain embodiments, a method includes monitoring a downlink channel (for example, a PDCCH) in active time. The method also includes monitoring an instantaneous status of a data...

Multi-device monitoring and control using intelligent device channel sharing
01/08/15 - 20150009833 - A physical network address of one of a set of wireless customer-premise monitoring devices is translated to a shared logical device physical network address in response to receipt from an application server of a first data packet addressed to the physical network address. The shared logical device physical network address...

Signaling message correlation in lte access and core networks
01/01/15 - 20150003256 - A computer implemented method and telecommunications diagnostic apparatus that correlates packets on a core network with those on the access network. Generated is an identification attribute from Information Elements (IEs) in S1AP packets present in the core network and accessible to the access network. The generated identification attribute is integrated...

Terahertz wireless communications-based peer-monitoring method and system thereof
01/01/15 - 20150003257 - Terahertz wireless communications-based peer-to-peer communications methods and systems are provided. A system may comprise at least two monitoring nodes. A monitoring node may include a terahertz transceiver for transmitting and receiving monitoring data and connection request information. A monitoring node may be connected to a control module for use in...

Systems, methods and articles for providing communications and services via a peer-to-peer network over a data transport link
01/01/15 - 20150003258 - Network communications, Web-based services and customized services using the Web-based services may be provided over a peer-to-peer network from a first peer to a second peer (e.g., automobile head unit) wherein the first peer has a separate connection to a more general server-based network such as the Internet. A communications...

System and method for adapting characteristics of application layer protocol using sensed indication
12/25/14 - 20140376384 - A system and method for resource utilization in a constrained sensor gateway for transfer of data in terms of the bandwidth and energy available to transfer data. The system includes a processor in communication with the constrained sensor gateway, which includes an application layer protocol and which is in communication...

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...