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Multiplex Communications > Diagnostic Testing (other Than Synchronization) > Determination Of Communication Parameters

Determination Of Communication Parameters

Determination Of Communication Parameters patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/18/14 - 20140269353 - Inter-radio access technology (irat) measurement scheduling
A method of wireless communication includes determining whether a serving cell signal strength is below a first threshold. The method also includes determining whether an inter/intra frequency neighbor cell signal strength is below a second threshold. The method further includes determining whether a number of idle traffic time slots for...

09/18/14 - 20140269354 - Inter-radio access technology and/or inter-frequency measurement performance enhancement
A method of wireless communication includes activating a receive chain for inter-frequency or inter radio access technology (IRAT) measurement during uplink communications. The method may further include measuring at least one neighbor cell with the activated receive chain during uplink communications....

09/18/14 - 20140269355 - Methods and systems for reducing interference in networks
At least one example embodiment discloses a method of controlling interference between a plurality of user equipments (UEs) in a network including a plurality of cells, each of the cells being at least one of a serving cell and neighboring cell. The method includes obtaining first path loss data of...

09/18/14 - 20140269356 - Reducing the frequency of measurement of a stationary ue
A system and method reduce the frequency for performing measurements by a UE in a wireless network, such as a TD-SCDMA network. A UE compares at least one serving cell signal strength to a first threshold value. When the serving cell signal strength value is above the first threshold, the...

09/18/14 - 20140269357 - Adaptive pilot placement for estimation of vehicle-to-vehicle wireless channel
A system and method that may facilitate transmission bandwidth savings in non-stationary vehicle-to-vehicle wireless communication channels. At a transmitting vehicle, a transmitter may adaptively change the number of pilot symbols or pilot rate within a frame based upon the current channel statistics. The transmitter may utilize a look-up table approach...

09/18/14 - 20140269358 - Systems and methods for statistically profiling channels in mimo communications
Systems and methods are disclosed for generating a statistical profile of a MIMO channel. Packets of information may be transmitted over an interval of time to a plurality of stations using a plurality of MIMO modes. Each packet may be binned and a goodput value corresponding to the bin, the...

09/18/14 - 20140269359 - Reduction of retransmission latency by combining pacing and forward error correction
A computer-implemented method for reducing retransmission latency, including steps for determining a packet transmission interval for a plurality of data packets, determining redundant error correction information for the plurality of packets and pacing a transmission of the plurality of packets to a recipient, wherein each of the plurality of packets...

09/18/14 - 20140269360 - Access point proxy and multi-hop wireless communication
Methods and devices for communicating data in a wireless communications network are described herein. In one aspect, network layers are offloaded from a station to an access point. In another aspect, flow control is introduced between the station and access point. In another aspect, segmentation is introduced between the station...

09/18/14 - 20140269361 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for utilizing adaptive symbol processing in a multiple user equipment (multi-ue) simulator
A method for utilizing adaptive symbol processing in a multi-UE simulator is disclosed and includes receiving a downlink signal including a plurality of downlink signal portions, wherein each of the downlink signal portions is received via one of a plurality of carriers and forwarding the downlink signal portions to a...

09/18/14 - 20140269362 - Techniques to update a wireless communication channel estimation
An apparatus, a method and one or more tangible computer-readable non-transitory storage media. The apparatus comprises a processor and a receive module configured to be executed by the processor to receive a data packet via a wireless communication channel, the packet including one or more pilot signals assigned to one...

09/18/14 - 20140269363 - In-transit detection using low complexity algorithm fusion and phone state heuristics
System and methods are disclosed to use information available on the state of mobile devices in a heuristics-based approach to improve motion state detection. In one or more embodiments, information on the WiFi connectivity of mobile devices may be used to improve the detection of the in-transit state. The WiFi...

09/18/14 - 20140269364 - Method and system for cloud-based management of self-organizing wireless networks
Disclosed are system and method for managing self-organizing wireless networks by a cloud server. In an aspect, the cloud server is configured to collect from a plurality of radio nodes of the wireless networks statistical and predictive information about accessibility and performance of said nodes; collect from a plurality of...

09/18/14 - 20140269365 - System and method for testing a data packet signal transceiver
A system and method for testing signal reception by a data packet signal transceiver. By monitoring signals provided to and returning from a device under test (DUT), e.g., stimulus and response signals, respectively, it can be determined whether and when the DUT has received a faulty data packet or received...

09/18/14 - 20140269366 - Dynamic voip routing and adjustiment
Systems and processes are provided for dynamically adjusting and routing signals and communications. According to one aspect, one or more codecs applied to the signals may be switched or changed to manage signal quality. According to another aspect, communications may be re-routed to an intended recipient entirely over the Internet....

09/18/14 - 20140269367 - Method and apparatus for mitigating the impact of short interference bursts
Techniques are provided for utilizing selected inter-frame spacing, such as reduced inter-frame spacing (RIFS) or short inter-frame spacing (SIFS) to avoid failed data transmissions in a Wi-Fi network or the like. For example, there is provided a method, operable by a transmitter node or entity, such as, for example, an...

09/18/14 - 20140269368 - Radio link quality monitoring
Disclosed herein is a method of radio link monitoring (RLM) in a UE comprising the steps of: selecting a control channel type to perform RLM on, wherein the control channel type includes one or more of: a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH); or an enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH);...

09/18/14 - 20140269369 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for station contention
Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments of the invention are disclosed for station contention employable, for example, in connection with wireless networks. In an example embodiment of the invention, a method, comprises: employing a function, wherein said function takes as inputs at least one of: a station transmission opportunity...

09/18/14 - 20140269370 - Dynamic beamforming configuration based on network conditions
A method includes steering client devices to access points that potentially increase capacity of communications using beamformed transmissions. In particular, this includes determining the best access points for beamforming to a particular client or a group of clients in the network for an improved throughput performance in the deployment or...

09/18/14 - 20140269371 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for selectively processing packets using time to live (ttl) information
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for selectively processing packets using time to live (TTL) information are disclosed. A method for selectively processing packets using TTL information includes receiving, at a test system, a test packet from a device under test (DUT), wherein the test packet includes a TTL parameter...

09/18/14 - 20140269372 - System and method for jitter mitigation in time division multiple access (tdma) communications systems
A TDMA jitter buffer includes a receiver, a processor and a comparator. The receiver can receive a data transmission signal via a channel of a communications system, and can receive one or more delay factors measured at a transmission end of the channel, wherein each delay factor is associated with...

09/18/14 - 20140269373 - Adaptive use of receiver diversity
A method for adaptively disabling receiver diversity is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device determining an active data traffic pattern; defining a threshold channel quality metric based at least in part on a threshold channel quality needed to support a threshold quality of service for the active...

09/18/14 - 20140269374 - Method and appartus for signal interference processing
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for measuring a power level in at least a portion of a plurality of resource blocks occurring in a radio frequency spectrum, wherein the measuring occurs for a plurality of time cycles to generate a plurality of...

09/18/14 - 20140269375 - Systems, methods, and devices for electronic spectrum management
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...

09/18/14 - 20140269376 - Systems, methods, and devices for electronic spectrum management
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...

09/18/14 - 20140269377 - Methods permitting a wireless system receiver to determine and report channel conditions to a system transmitter
A method of providing feedback on channel observations to a transmitter includes observing a channel at a receiver based on received signals from the transmitter and determining whether a packet error rate (PER) is rising based on the observing. The receiver determines whether a rising PER is caused by channel...

09/18/14 - 20140269378 - System and method for determining a cause of network congestion
A method and apparatus of a device that determines a cause and effect of congestion in this device is described. In an exemplary embodiment, the device measures a queue group occupancy of a queue group for a port in the device, where the queue group stores a plurality of packets...

09/18/14 - 20140269379 - System and method for determining an effect of network congestion
A method and apparatus of a device that determines a cause and effect of congestion in this device is described. The device determines an effect of congestion in the device. The device measures a queue group occupancy of a queue group for a port in the device, where the queue...

09/18/14 - 20140269380 - Method and system for active fabric management using unicast reachability monitoring
A method for active network fabric management. The method includes receiving a probe packet by a termination beacon, where the probe packet is associated with a stream, the stream is identified using an origin beacon identification (ID) for an origin beacon, a stream source IP address, a stream destination IP...

09/18/14 - 20140269381 - Methods and devices for allocating resources for communications with base stations
A device may include a receiver configured to receive messages about first transmission rates provided by cooperation devices configured for device-to-device (D2D) communications in a radio communication system supporting the D2D communications; a determiner configured to determine second transmission rates for the device to suggest to the cooperation devices based...

09/18/14 - 20140269382 - Method for tracking and utilizing operational run time of a network element
Techniques for normalizing a performance metric in a wireless communication network include collecting operation data of a network element over a plurality of data collection time periods, determining operational run time of the network element based on the operation data, calculating a normalization value based on the operational run time,...

09/18/14 - 20140269383 - Channel state information feedback scheme for cooperative multi point transmission and carrier aggregation scenario
Embodiments of a system and method for reporting uplink control information (UCI) are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a first and second component carrier (CC) is provided for a user equipment (UE). The first and second CC are configured with transmission mode (TM) 10 and TMs 1-9, respectively. A...

09/18/14 - 20140269384 - Through wall sensing system using wifi/cellular radar
A handheld through-wall sensing system comprising a transmitter/receiving operating at wireless data or cellular transmission frequencies. The system is operated in a monostatic radar mode with transmission occurring on frequency fo and reception on a predetermined bandwidth centered on fo. The system may be operated on a pulsed or pseudo...

09/18/14 - 20140269385 - Bandwidth estimation based on location in a wireless network
Methods, systems, and devices are described that are directed to estimating the bandwidth at a particular location in a wireless mesh network. In some embodiments, a performance determination apparatus includes a signal receiver module, a location module, a signal analysis module, a report module, and a placement module. In some...

09/18/14 - 20140269386 - Method and apparatus for analyzing and verifying functionality of multiple network devices
A network device test station (“TS”) is capable of simultaneously testing and verifying a group of routers and/or switches at the same time. The TS includes a user interface (“UI”), a test bed engine, and a TS manager. The UI facilitates interactive communication between TS and user via an interactive...

09/18/14 - 20140269387 - Scheduling method and apparatus in system performing device-to-device communication
A link scheduling method in a system for performing Device-to-Device (D2D) communication includes periodically collecting information indicating whether to perform a medium access from at least one neighboring link determining at least one link expected to perform a medium access in a corresponding traffic slot among links with a higher...

09/18/14 - 20140269388 - System and method for determining mobile data quality over a network
A computer-implemented system is disclosed for determining mobile data quality over a network. The system includes one or more processors configured to execute computer program steps, the computer program steps comprising: collecting data from a mobile device; and determining an optimal an available WIFI network or cellular network for data...

09/18/14 - 20140269389 - System and method for determining an angle of arrival in a wireless network
Angle of arrival (AoA) in a radio frequency (RF) network having radio devices at unknown positions is determined by using a specially built RF locator device. Any kind of modulation comprising, for example but not limited to, Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) symbols can be decoded by the RF locator...

09/18/14 - 20140269390 - Control plane packet traffic statistics
There are disclosed methods and apparatus for displaying and viewing control plane statistical data for a network. The method comprises configuring a network configuration, wherein the network configuration comprises a network topology, a device group, and a device, generating a test to test the network under test, and requesting to...

09/18/14 - 20140269391 - Location determination
A method and apparatus for location determination by a WLAN station is disclosed. The method can include a first WLAN station receiving a packet sent by a second WLAN station, deriving a channel quality metric for a channel between the first WLAN station and the second WLAN station, comparing the...

09/18/14 - 20140269392 - System and method for direct mobile communication
Embodiments are provided reducing interference between cellular and direct mobile communication (DMC) links in wireless systems. In embodiment, a method performed by a network controller includes sending, to a second network controller, information of resources for a first set of DMC links between DMC user equipments (UEs). The first set...

09/18/14 - 20140269393 - Cumulative route metrics for wireless mesh network routing
A wireless network device includes a physical layer module configured to send and receive packets wirelessly. The wireless network device includes a mesh routing module configured to receive a first packet from a second wireless network device via the physical layer module. The first packet includes a metric and a...

09/18/14 - 20140269394 - Method for handling inter-radio access technology measurement requests in a mobile telecommunications device
Apparatus and a method are described for handling inter-radio access technology measurement reports in a radio telecommunications device, the device being operable with a first cellular radio access technology (e.g. UTRAN, E-UTRAN), GERAN and Generic Access Network, the radio telecommunications device being capable of adopting a cellular preferred mode. The...

09/18/14 - 20140269395 - Multiple rank cqi feedback for cellular networks
Single user and multiuser MIMO transmission in a cellular network may be performed by a base station (eNB) transmitting either one, two, or more transmission layers. A user equipment (UE) receives a reference symbol from the base station. The UE processes the reference symbol with one or more of a...

09/18/14 - 20140269396 - Ofdma with adaptive subcarrier-cluster configuration and selective loading
A method and apparatus for allocating subcarriers in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) system is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises allocating at least one diversity cluster of subcarriers to a first subscriber and allocating at least one coherence cluster to a second subscriber....

09/18/14 - 20140269397 - Method for improving battery life and harq retransmissions in wireless communications systems
Methods and apparatus for controlling discontinuous receiver operation in a wireless communication device are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a wireless communication device configured to monitor a downlink signal during a series of regularly scheduled awake intervals and monitor the downlink signal for retransmissions during retransmission-monitoring intervals scheduled at a...

09/18/14 - 20140269398 - Method for transmitting a cqi index from a user terminal
A user terminal and a method for transmitting a CQI index from the user terminal to a base station. A method for performing a CQI index conversion so as to have a constant number of bits regardless of the number of bits of a calculated CQI index includes the steps...

09/11/14 - 20140254398 - Methods and apparatus for internetworking
Systems and techniques for data traffic management are described. A base station providing data communication services to user devices and capable of transferring traffic to one or more wireless network access points receives data queuing latency information relating to data queuing latency experienced by the one or more user devices,...

09/11/14 - 20140254399 - Measurement reporting in a wireless network
A measurement reporting method includes measuring a first signal from a first neighbor base station until a first timer expires. Also measured is a second signal from a second neighbor base station until a second timer expires. The first signal is compared with the second signal. A measurement report of...

09/11/14 - 20140254400 - Methods and apparatuses for providing a binary channel quality indicator for a serving wireless channel
The present disclosure presents methods and apparatuses for providing a simplified channel quality indicator associated with a serving channel to a serving wireless node, so that the load and delay for feedback can be minimized. For example, the present disclosure describes example methods of channel quality indicator determination and reporting...

09/11/14 - 20140254401 - Distributed power control for d2d communications
A technique for setting the transmission powers of individual D2D (device-to-device) transmitters using a distributed power control technique is described. Each individual D2D transmitter learns the interference levels that it imposes on an eNB (evolved Node B) and on D2D receivers other than its partner D2D receiver. The D2D transmitter...

09/11/14 - 20140254402 - Method and/or system for determining time of arrival of data packets
Disclosed are systems, methods and devices for application of estimating a apposition of a mobile device based, at least in part, on measuring differences of times of arrival of data packets transmitted to the mobile device from transmitters. In specific implementations, time-staggered quasi-matched filter correlators may applying a known waveform...

09/11/14 - 20140254403 - Characterization of the capacity region of a set of transmitters in a communication network
A capability is provided for characterizing the capacity region of a set of transmitters of a communication network. A set of interference constraints is determined for a set of transmitters having a plurality of transmitters. A plurality of expressions for a respective plurality of transmission time fractions for the transmitters...

09/11/14 - 20140254404 - Effective utilization of cyclic prefix in ofdm systems under benign channel conditions
System, apparatus, and methods are provided for effective allocation of cyclic prefix resources in OFDM systems under benign channel conditions. Methods may include a first network device receiving a transmission, from a second network device, comprising a symbol and a cyclic prefix. The first network device determines a first signal...

09/11/14 - 20140254405 - Measuring device and measurement method for non-intrusive throughput measurement in communication networks
A measuring device for performing measurements of a measurement signal emitted by a communication network using a plurality of resource blocks comprises digital processing means comprises power detection means for determining a received signal strength indicator RSSI indicative of a received power of user data within a number of resource...

09/11/14 - 20140254406 - System and method for virtual private application networks
A system and method for virtual private application networks includes receiving a first packet associated with a first network flow at a network device, determining one or more first characteristics of the first network flow based on information associated with the first packet, determining one or more second characteristics of...

09/11/14 - 20140254407 - Signal noise estimation
Estimation of noise within signaling is contemplated. The noise estimation may be beneficial in detecting noise within signaling in order to facilitate error correction or other corrective measures without having to process transmitted data being transmitted within the signaling. The noise estimation may be based on pilot tones included within...

09/11/14 - 20140254408 - Rate control associated with frame aggregation
MAC layer frame aggregation and block acknowledgement are used in some WLAN technologies to improve efficiency of a communications channel by reducing PHY layer overhead. A frame aggregation window size defines how many MAC protocol data units (MPDUs) are included in an aggregated MPDU (AMPDU) frame. The frame aggregation window...

09/11/14 - 20140254409 - Method of maintaining a connection and electronic apparatus using the same
A method of maintaining a network connection is used between an electronic apparatus and a server. The method includes the following steps: (a) sending an Nth test packet to the server, and the Nth test packet requests that the server reply to the electronic apparatus after waiting for an Nth...

09/11/14 - 20140254410 - Method and apparatus for transmitting reception acknowledgement in wireless communication system
Provided are a method and apparatus for transmitting acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) of a user equipment in a carrier aggregation system. The method includes: assigning first and second control regions as search spaces for a specific cell; detecting scheduling information with respect to the specific cell from the first control region and/or...

09/11/14 - 20140254411 - Method of handling selections of base stations related communication device
A method of handling selections of base stations for a network comprises the steps of determining an uplink (UL) offset of a UL signal quality for a UL base station of the network, for a communication device to select the UL base station from a plurality of base stations of...

09/11/14 - 20140254412 - Method and network node in a radio communication system
A wireless device and a method therein for performing a positioning measurement are disclosed. The wireless device obtains uplink/downlink, “UL/DL”, subframe configuration information relating to a second radio network node neighboring to a first radio network node. The wireless device performs the positioning measurement while taking the obtained UL/DL subframe...

09/11/14 - 20140254413 - Announcing a communication session within a wireless communications system
An access network (AN) receives a call announcement message for transmission to an access terminal (AT). The AN initiates, in response to the received call announcement message, a physical-layer synchronization procedure for at least one channel between the AN and the AT, the physical-layer synchronization procedure associated with a transition...

09/11/14 - 20140254414 - Compressed feedback format for wlan
Channel data for a plurality of OFDM tones for one or more spatial or space-time streams are determined. A plurality of angle values associated with the one or more spatial or space-time streams and the one or more OFDM tones of the plurality of OFDM tones are determined. For each...

09/11/14 - 20140254415 - Method, device, and data frame for spectrum sensing
A method, device, and data frame for spectrum sensing. The method for spectrum sensing includes: determining configuration information of a spectrum sensing guard interval in a guard period (GP) used to prevent interference; setting a quiet period in the guard period according to the configuration information of the spectrum sensing...

09/11/14 - 20140254416 - Radio communication system, radio terminal, radio network, radio communication method and program
A radio terminal, which has a function to collect and report measurement information designated by a radio network, comprises: means for receiving collection/reporting control information related to the radio terminal's execution of at least one of the collection of measurement information and the reporting of the measurement information to the...

09/11/14 - 20140254417 - Packet network monitoring device
A network analysis device for a digital communication network includes a digitizer to digitize a waveform representing a signal to produce a plurality of digital samples indicative of the waveform. The signal is communicated on the network. The network analysis device also includes a processor operable to analyze the digital...

09/11/14 - 20140254418 - Method and apparatus for measuring interference in a wireless communicaton system
Provided are a method and apparatus for measuring interference in a wireless communication system. A terminal receives, from a base station, a zero-power channel state information (CSI) reference signal (RS) indicator that indicates whether or not to estimate interference using a zero-power CSI RS signal, and, according to the zero-power...

09/11/14 - 20140254419 - Method and apparatus for measuring interference in a wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for measuring interference in a wireless communication system. User equipment (UE) receives a common reference signal (CRS) from a first domain having the same cell identity and a channel state information (CSI) reference signal (RS) from a second domain including a...

09/11/14 - 20140254420 - Method and wireless device for monitoring downlink control channel
Provided are a method and a wireless device for monitoring a downlink control channel in a wireless communication system. The wireless device monitors a first downlink control channel in a first search space, and monitors a second downlink control channel in a second search space. The first downlink control channel...

09/11/14 - 20140254421 - Channel estimation using reference signals
A method in a radio network node for estimating channel gain over frequencies of a bandwidth in a radio communications network. The radio network node measures a first channel gain based on a received power of a sounding reference signal over a first set of frequencies from a user equipment,...