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Determination Of Communication Parameters

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Method, system and apparatus for phase noise cancellation
05/21/15 - 20150138995 - According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a baseband signal and a pilot signal are combined for a transmission. The combined signal is then translated to higher frequency band by mixing a local oscillator signal and the combined signal. On the receiver, the pilot signal is used to remove...

Switched measurement probe for large-scale broadband performance measurement
05/21/15 - 20150138996 - A single measurement agent installed at an aggregation point in a network is cycled through multiple network segments (or service groups) using a switching device. Detailed broadband measurement tests are performed on each network segment....

Detection of rvu capable devices
05/21/15 - 20150138997 - Devices and methods for quickly and definitively detecting whether or not a device is RVU capable. Aspects of the disclosed method and apparatus make use of the RVU messaging protocol, which include a Discovery phase and a Description phase. In one embodiment, a stand-alone testing device includes functionality that...

System and method for enabling testing a data link of a data packet signal transceiver
05/21/15 - 20150138998 - A system and method for enabling testing a data link of a data packet signal transceiver device under test (DUT). A RX data packet signal originating from a reference device is conveyed for reception by a DUT, and a TX data packet signal originating from the DUT is conveyed for...

Optimizing response interframe space in communication systems
05/21/15 - 20150138999 - A response interframe space (RIFS) time period may be adapted in a communication system. The RIFS time period may be determined based, at least in part, on a processing time used by a receiving device to process a received physical layer transmission from a transmitting device. The RIFS may be...

Adjustment of cqi based on fading condition
05/21/15 - 20150139000 - CQI is enhanced in fast fading and/or poor RF scenarios. For example, in the event a fast fading condition and/or a poor RF condition is detected at a UE, a CQI value is increased by a defined delta. The UE reports this higher CQI value to a serving access point...

Method and apparatus for beam identification in multi-antenna systems
05/21/15 - 20150139001 - Embodiments allow a station to determine which of a plurality of spatial beams is best suited for communicating with user equipment (UE). Some embodiments overlay spatial multiplexing in a way that provides support for UE without changing existing signaling schemes. In these embodiments, different messages, each designed to provoke different...

Management of modulation and coding scheme implementation
05/21/15 - 20150139002 - In an example, packets transmitted over a communication channel from a transmitter are received. Channel state information (CSI) from the received packets are obtained and signal-to-noise (SNR) values of the communication channel are computed based on the obtained CSI. In addition, effective bit error rate (BER) values are determined based...

Mobile station device, path loss calculation method, program, and integrated circuit
05/21/15 - 20150139003 - Disclosed is a mobile station device 101 that receives a first reference signal transmitted at a first time interval and a second reference signal transmitted at a time interval shorter than the first time interval from a base station device, and includes a path loss calculating unit 111 that calculates...

Method and arrangement for interference mitigation
05/21/15 - 20150139004 - A method in a network node for assisting a first user equipment in interference mitigation. The network node is comprised in a cellular communications network. The cellular communications network further comprises the first user equipment and a second user equipment. The second user equipment causes interference to the first user...

Communication system, base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, measurement method, and integrated circuit
05/21/15 - 20150139005 - A base station apparatus configures, for each of configurations for channel state information reference signals included in a measurement configuration, a measurement offset to offset a result of measurement using the channel state information reference signal, based on the purpose of measurement. A mobile station apparatus adds the corresponding measurement...

Method and apparatus for carrying out device-to-device communication in wireless communications system
05/21/15 - 20150139006 - Disclosed is a method by which a first device carries out device-to-device (D2D) communications in a wireless communications system, the method including the steps of: receiving discovery-related information from a third device; and receiving a discovery signal by using the discovery-related information, wherein the discovery-related information includes the kind of...

Wireless lan device positioning
05/21/15 - 20150139007 - A system and method to determine a location of a device in a wireless local area network (LAN) based on positioning assistance data acquired from a server is disclosed. The host-offload wireless LAN device may determine a location based on the location computations done inside the wireless LAN module. The...

Early frame bandwidth assessment in a multi-bandwidth wireless local area network
05/21/15 - 20150139008 - A device for setting the bandwidth of a receiver for a wireless local area network and a system integrating such device are also described....

Signaling method for comp scheme and apparatus therefor
05/21/15 - 20150139009 - A method for link adaptation in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and including measuring a channel state at a first time instance, reporting a measurement value of the channel state, and receiving scheduling based on the reported measurement value of the channel state...

Access point selection and management
05/21/15 - 20150139010 - The disclosure is related to a method of selecting one of access points based on multiple quality parameters in different frames. The method may include receiving a probe response frame from access points, analyzing quality parameters included in the received probe response frame to estimate wireless link quality of each...

Method and apparatus for detecting a set up signal used for data communication over a communication network
05/21/15 - 20150139011 - A method of detecting a set up signal having a predetermined frequency and used for data transmissions over a communication network comprises comparing an energy level of a filtered received signal with a first predetermined value and providing a first detect signal, comparing an energy level of a component of...

Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference
05/21/15 - 20150139012 - A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for analyzing a wide frequency band with respect to signal power levels in specified narrow frequency bands, detecting narrow band signal power levels received in the specified narrow frequency bands, determining an average composite wideband...

Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference
05/21/15 - 20150139013 - A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for analyzing a wide frequency band with respect to signal power levels in specified narrow frequency bands, detecting narrow band signal power levels received in the specified narrow frequency bands, determining an average composite wideband...

Method and system for wireless network management
05/21/15 - 20150139014 - Methods and systems for wireless network management are described. In one embodiment, a radio measurement of a characteristic of a wireless access technology may be taken. The wireless access technology may enable data communication through a wireless network when connected to an access point. A report may be transmitted through...

Lte band avoidance for rf coexistence interference
05/21/15 - 20150139015 - Various embodiments enable a multi-active mobile communication device to mitigate (manage) interference by a frequency band used by a first subscription with the frequency band used by a second subscription. The device processor may generate modified power measurements for one or more frequency bands of a first subscription and use...

Adaptive frequency domain resource configuration method, apparatus, and communications system
05/21/15 - 20150139016 - Disclosed are an adaptive frequency domain resource configuration method, an apparatus, and a communications system. The method includes receiving, by a receiving apparatus, a pilot signal transmitted by a transmitting apparatus and feeding back channel information of a channel for transmitting the pilot signal to the transmitting apparatus by measuring...

Mdt information-reporting format in a wireless communication system, and time-stamp configuring method and apparatus
05/21/15 - 20150139017 - A method for configuring a Minimization of Drive Test (MDT) information reporting format and a time-stamp is provided that supports MDT in a 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) system. The method defines a reporting format needed in a process where UE transmits MDT measurements to a serving base station, and...

Dynamic almost blank subframe allocation
05/21/15 - 20150139018 - After an increase in the number of wireless devices or traffic load by an amount greater than a value, a base station transmits a message. The message comprises an updated subframe allocation bitmap indicating a second plurality of subframes including an updated plurality of almost blank subframes. The updated plurality...

Technique for performing physical layer measurements
05/21/15 - 20150139019 - The present disclosure relates to a technique for performing physical layer measurements on a frequency resource relative to other frequency resources in a telecommunications system operable to communicate over multiple frequency resources. A method aspect of this technique includes determining that a mobile terminal is to perform a physical layer...

Device and method for controlling drive test in wireless communication system
05/21/15 - 20150139020 - An apparatus and method for matching the radio channel measurement timing of Minimization of Drive Test (MDT) cycle with timings of the Discontinuous Reception (DRX) cycle are provided. The radio channel measurement method of a terminal according to the present invention includes configuring a DRX cycle, receiving a Minimization of...

Decentralized caching system
05/21/15 - 20150139021 - In a satellite communication system comprising at least a hub and a plurality of terminals, at least one terminal may include a cache for storing data objects. The cache may be based on a detachable memory device that may be inserted to or removed from the terminal at any given...

Method and system for data demodulation, and user equipment
05/21/15 - 20150139022 - The present invention discloses a method and a system for data demodulation, and a user equipment. An interference statistic characteristic is measured by using an IMR instead of a CRS or a non-zero power CSI-RS, so that the obtained interference statistic characteristic can truly reflect an interference statistic characteristic that...

Multi-source correlation of network topology metrics
05/14/15 - 20150131458 - Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of determining a cost for a routing path in a network. The method includes: receiving a first metric for a plurality of links in a network, the first metric being a routing metric used to determine routing in the network; determining a routing...

Reducing time period of data travel in a wireless network
05/14/15 - 20150131459 - Examples of methods, systems, and computer program products relating to supervising data in a wireless network are disclosed. At least part of a system may be located between a packet data network and a base station, and/or may be at least logically separate from the base station. The system may...

Method and apparatus for using rssi and rtt information for choosing access points to associate with
05/14/15 - 20150131460 - During access point discovery, an initial list of access points available for connection is generated. The received signal strength indication (RSSI) and round trip time (RTT) delay for the access points in the initial list are measured, e.g., during discovery and by a plurality of active measurements. The initial list...

Methods and apparatus for reducing modem power based on a present state of charge of battery
05/14/15 - 20150131461 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing power of a user equipment (UE). A UE modem may determine the state of charge of the battery to determine that the battery is in one of two or more charge state levels, and may invoke one or more modem power saving...

Wireless local area network assisted network detection for user equipment
05/14/15 - 20150131462 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for detecting a communications network or assisting in the detection of a communications network. In a method for detecting a communications network, a beacon received from a device over a wireless local area network (WLAN) may be decoded to identify an information element (IE)...

Gain control method and apparatus for td-hspa+terminal device
05/14/15 - 20150131463 - Disclosed are a signal gain control method and device for a TD-HSPA+ terminal device. The method comprises the following steps: when a terminal device is in a continuous packet transmission mode, it is determined whether the terminal device receives a signal from a high speed packet channel for the first...

Communication device and method of determining communication method
05/14/15 - 20150131464 - A network in which two or more communication schemes coexist, in which a wireless control device identifies a communication scheme of a frame transmitted by a wireless terminal device, making reception possible. The wireless control device, upon detecting a receive signal strength of receive data, determines a signal strength at...

Carrier-based rsrq metric for efficient small cell offloading
05/14/15 - 20150131465 - Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for controlling measurements and, in particular, a type of load-sensitive measurement, such as received signal, received quality (RSRQ), performed by a user equipment. Related apparatus, systems, methods, and articles are also described....

Apparatus and methods for performing outer loop power control for frame early termination in wireless communications
05/14/15 - 20150131466 - Aspects of the present disclosures are directed to outer loop power control (OLPC) mechanisms that can achieve or realize the desired block error rate (BLER) performance in a wireless network that supports frame early termination (FET) utilizing multiple decoding attempts during the same transmit time interval....

Spectrum-aware rf management and automatic conversion of access points to spectrum monitors and hybrid mode access points
05/14/15 - 20150131467 - Methods of operating devices on a wireless network as access points (AP) or spectrum monitors (SM). An adaptive radio management (ARM) process operating on the digital network senses network conditions based on data from APs and SMs on the network, and in response to conditions changes devices from AP operation...

Method for access points scheduling for backhaul aggregation in a telecommunications network and a device
05/14/15 - 20150131468 - In the method, a plurality of access points forming a cluster in a telecommunication network monitor network data traffic information from at least one user computing device connected thereto; report an own identifier and a used public IP to a remote server recording them; establish connections between access points in...

Method for processing data and an electronic device thereof
05/14/15 - 20150131469 - An apparatus and a method are provided for transmitting data in an electronic device. A method for processing data in an electronic device includes in network connection, determining whether to send a packet of a first Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) value that is preset, a destination node, responsive to the...

Wifi positioning bench test method and instrument
05/14/15 - 20150131470 - The present invention relates to simulation on a lab workbench of conditions that would be encountered by a mobile device during a so-called drive test, which involves transporting the mobile device along a course so that it encounters fading and changing wireless access points used normally to connect the mobile...

Intelligent mobility application profiling tool
05/14/15 - 20150131471 - Analyzing mobile device applications within a wireless data network and other related aspects are presented herein. More particularly, described herein is a novel Intelligent Mobility Application Profiling Tool (iMAP) and/or other mechanisms, systems and methods for profiling and benchmarking applications associated with mobile devices in a wireless data network. Various...

Reference signal reception and cqi computation method and wireless communication apparatus
05/14/15 - 20150131472 - A wireless communication base station apparatus which is able to prevent deterioration in the throughput of LTE terminals even when LTE terminals and LTE+ terminals coexist. In this apparatus, based on the mapping pattern of the reference signals used only in LTE+ terminals, a setting unit sets, in each subframe,...

Automatic location identification of cable wi-fi and small cell nodes in hfc networks and their integration into inventory databases
05/07/15 - 20150124630 - Location determination software is provided to determine the location of cable Wi-Fi nodes that do not have integrated GPS by using HFC and Wireless domain techniques. The location identification solutions include (1) using ranging, trilateration and common channel characteristics analysis with other CMs and fiber nodes, (2) ranging using transit...

Networking apparatuses and packet statistic determination methods employing atomic counters
05/07/15 - 20150124631 - Disclosed herein are methods and related apparatuses for determining statistics descriptive of packets received at a particular location on a network out of a set of packets transmitted on the network, which include transmitting first and second groups of packets on the network, the packets in the first and second...

Method and base station for providing an estimate of interference and noise power of an uplink resource block
05/07/15 - 20150124632 - A method in a base station (110) for providing an estimate of interference and noise power of an uplink resource block. The base station (110) is comprised in a cellular communications network (100). The base station (110) receives (401, 901) on multiple antenna elements (112a-c) of a receiver antenna (112)...

Method for increasing layer-3 longest prefix match scale
05/07/15 - 20150124633 - Various embodiments are disclosed for increasing Layer-3 LPM (longest prefix match) routing database in a network platform. In some embodiments, chipsets in fabric modules (FMs) can be partitioned into multiple banks. Network traffic can be directed towards a corresponding bank in the FMs by using a LPM table on a...

Method and system for calibrating a transceiver array
05/07/15 - 20150124634 - A system and method for compensating phase differences between multiple local oscillators and group delay differences between multiple transceivers. The system may include; an antenna array; a plurality of transceivers connected to said antennas and operatively associated each with a local oscillator (LO), wherein at least some of the transceivers...

Wireless communication system, receiver, transmitter, and transmission rate control method
05/07/15 - 20150124635 - A receiver includes a first detector that detects a Received Signal Strength Indicator of a desiring signal wave transmitted from a transmitter, a second detector that detects a power of interfering wave generated by an external device, a transmission rate selection processor that selects a transmission rate, which is used...

System and method for delay management for traffic engineering
05/07/15 - 20150124636 - A method for engineering traffic in a communications system includes determining a set of delay constraints associated with a traffic flow over the communications system, and excluding non-convex constraints from the set of delay constraints, thereby producing a set of convex constraints. The method also includes selecting a path solution...

Payment reconciliation in mixed-ownership low-power mesh networks
05/07/15 - 20150124637 - Systems and methods that enable scalable, cost-effective payment reconciliation between owners of devices at least temporarily connected in or to a particular low-power, ad hoc mesh network....

Method for virtual carrier aggregation, base station, and user equipment
05/07/15 - 20150124638 - A method for virtual carrier aggregation, a base station, and a user equipment are provided. A base station receives measurement capability indication information and indication information indicating a capability of receiving data transmission that are reported by a UE. The base station selects a measurement set for the UE according...

Wireless communication method, wireless communication system, base station, and wireless terminal
05/07/15 - 20150124639 - A wireless communication method includes: transmitting, by a wireless terminal executing a plurality of wireless communications, first assistance information for assisting in control of interference to a base station, according to occurrence of the interference in the wireless terminal; receiving, by the base station, the first assistance information from the...

Wireless access point management system and method
04/30/15 - 20150117228 - Methods and apparatuses are provided for graphically displaying the noise level on each WLAN channel, along with the arrangement of other (neighboring) wireless host devices on each channel with their respective signal strengths as a distance indicator. As a result, collected information may be gathered and displayed intuitively to allow...

Estimating tone maps in a communication network
04/30/15 - 20150117229 - A network device may be configured to iteratively modify an initial tone map for each communication region of a powerline cycle to minimize the time before application data can be transmitted. A first network device estimates an initial tone map for each communication region based, at least in part, on...

Probe mechanism for discovering explicit congestion notification data
04/30/15 - 20150117230 - Explicit congestion notification (ECN) data that is utilized in a core portion of a cellular communication network has known issues associated with a first use scenario and an infrequent use scenario. A probe comprising probe data and a data structure for storing certain ECN data can be transmitted in order...

Inter frequency measurement scheduling in discontinuous reception (drx) mode
04/30/15 - 20150117231 - A user equipment (UE) avoids or reduces delay associated with measuring preferred neighbor cells by scheduling inter frequency measurements based on network indicated offset values provided by a network. In some instances, the UE performs measurements when the UE wakes up from a sleep mode. The UE schedules measurement of...

Codec selection and usage for improved voip call quality
04/30/15 - 20150117232 - Codec selection and usage for calls includes identifying a call scheduled for a time in the future from an electronic calendar associated with a user and prior to the call, ordering a plurality of codecs used by an Internet Protocol (IP) phone of the user for the scheduled call. During...

Methods and systems for implementing a repetition level for a channel
04/30/15 - 20150117233 - At least one example embodiment discloses a user equipment (UE) including a memory configured to store a selected physical random access channel (PRACH) repetition level and a processor configured to monitor a duration of a timer, the duration indicating a length of time to use the PRACH repetition level....

Monitoring link quality between network devices
04/30/15 - 20150117234 - The present disclosure discloses a system and method for monitoring link quality between internetworking devices. The system includes a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to: generate, at a first internetworking device, a marker-request packet that includes a current marker ID; send, from the...

Enhanced dynamic multicast optimization
04/30/15 - 20150117235 - The present disclosure discloses a system and method for enhanced dynamic multicast optimization based on network condition measurement. The system includes a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to: measure a network condition for a multicast group using one or more metrics; determine whether...

Codec selection and usage for improved voip call quality
04/30/15 - 20150117236 - A method of implementing calls includes identifying a call scheduled for a time in the future from an electronic calendar associated with a user and prior to the call, ordering a plurality of codecs used by an Internet Protocol (IP) phone of the user for the scheduled call. The method...

Method and apparatus for obtaining channel quality indication
04/30/15 - 20150117237 - Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and apparatus for obtaining a CQI in a communication system, wherein the communication system comprises a UE, a CoMP measurement set including more than one BS/point, and one or more outside BSs/points which is outside the CoMP measurement set, and wherein the UE...

Wireless communication terminal and server and methods thereof for inter-rat cell measurement reporting
04/30/15 - 20150117238 - The present invention relates to a method of a wireless communication terminal (101). The method comprises detecting whether the terminal is in range of a wireless local network. The method also comprises measuring, while the terminal is in range of said local network, signal quality of a cell (103) of...

Scheduling apparatus and method thereof for setting up device-to-device communication
04/30/15 - 20150117239 - The present disclosure relates to a scheduling apparatus (109) for reducing interference in a cellular radio communication system (110). The apparatus comprises a processor. The processor is configured for obtaining an indication that direct (D2D) wireless communication should be set up between a first wireless communication terminal and a second...

Communication system
04/30/15 - 20150117240 - A communication system is presented in which a communication device communicates, in at least one communication cell operated by communication apparatus, using a plurality of subframes, wherein each subframe comprises a plurality of communication resources. A respective measure of communication quality associated with each of the communication resources is obtained...

Buffer status reporting in a communications network
04/30/15 - 20150117241 - A technology that is operable to communicate buffer status report (BSR) information to an evolved node B (eNode B) is disclosed. In one embodiment, a user equipment is configured with circuitry configured to buffer data at the UE for communication to at least one of a master eNode B (MeNode...

Analysis method and analysis apparatus
04/30/15 - 20150117242 - In an analysis apparatus, when detecting each packet communicated via a network, an update unit updates statistical information that is stored in a continuous storage area of a storage unit and that indicates the communication state of the network for a first cycle. Then, a first processing unit reads the...

Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving moving picture experts group (mpeg) media transport (mmt) signaling message for measurement configuration (mc) processing
04/30/15 - 20150117243 - A method of transmitting a Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) Media Transport (MMT) signaling message for Measurement Configuration (MC) processing in an MMT sending entity. The method includes generating an MC message with header information by setting a measurement mode (measurement_mode), which indicates information on a measurement start time (measurement_start_time)...

Methods to visualize time-aligned data flow between nodes in a communication network
04/30/15 - 20150117244 - Disclosed herein are techniques for improved network management, including improved visualization of network events. According to one embodiment, a network monitoring node receives performance data corresponding to at least one network parameter for a network path between a source node and a destination node, and receives a user-specified time period....

Sending node and buffer status reporting method
04/30/15 - 20150117245 - A sending node and a buffer status reporting method are disclosed. The method includes: classifying at least two RLC entities included in a sending node as at least one first RLC entity and one second RLC entity, where all the RLC entities are associated with a PDCP entity included in...

Data unit counter
04/30/15 - 20150117246 - A network device may include first logic configured to count data units passing through the network device and to produce a counter value. The network device may include second logic configured to receive the counter value when an indicator is present, and to store the counter value. The network device...

Communication control method, user equipment, network server, and system
04/30/15 - 20150117247 - A communication control method, including receiving, by a first user equipment, a first message sent by a second user equipment; acquiring receive power of the first message; acquiring power parameter information of the second user equipment; obtaining a path loss value according to the power parameter information of the second...

Systems, methods, and devices for electronic spectrum management
04/30/15 - 20150117248 - Systems, methods, and devices enable spectrum management by identifying, classifying, and cataloging signals of interest based on radio frequency measurements. In an embodiment, signals and the parameters of the signals may be identified and indications of available frequencies may be presented to a user. In another embodiment, the protocols of...

Method for acquiring channel quality indicator, user equipment, evolved node b and system
04/30/15 - 20150117249 - This application relates to a method for acquiring a CQI, a user equipment, an eNB and a system. The method includes: calculating CQIs of at least two subbands, where there is an overlapped resource block between the subbands; and transmitting the subband CQIs to an eNB. In the method for...