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9042385 Traffic scheduling based on resource contention  
In a system where multiple resources are available for carrying traffic, a scheduler may give higher scheduling priority to those resources for which a RUM has been sent. For example, if a node...
9036553 Power saving via variable listen intervals in a WLAN  
A wireless client device is associated with an access point in an association having a value for a listen interval parameter. The wireless client device determines, according to predefined...
9025617 Networking coexistence method system and apparatus  
An apparatus and method are provided for a network having a controller (102) and network devices (104) coupled thereto and having both wideband and narrowband signaling. The controller (102)...
9019985 Method and system for scheduling multiple concurrent transmissions during a contention access period in a wireless communications network  
Aspects of a method and system for scheduling multiple concurrent transmissions during a contention access period in a wireless communications network are presented. Aspects of the system comprise...
9021126 Data processing apparatus and method for controlling data processing apparatus  
A data processing apparatus includes multiple processing means that are connected in a ring shape via corresponding communication means respectively. Each communication means includes a reception...
9014208 Method of transmitting data  
The invention is related to a method of transmitting data whereby a transmission channel towards an access point (10) is shared among a plurality of users (12), the data being transmitted using...
9007983 Channel characterization and training within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications  
Channel characterization and training within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. Within such communication systems, there can be a number of devices (e.g., STAs)...
9008111 Method and apparatus for collision avoidance in sensor network  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for collision avoidance in a sensor network. The method includes transmitting data by a transmitter; comparing, by the transmitter, a remaining time between the...
9000897 Systems and methods for implementing application profiles and device classes in power line communication (PLC) environments  
Systems and methods for application profiles and device classes in power line communications (PLCs) are described. In some embodiments, a PLC device may include a processor and a memory coupled to...
8995918 Mitigating transmission interference between digital radio and broadband communication devices  
A broadband device (105) can detect a proximate narrowband transmission (152) from a narrowband communication device (145). The narrowband transmission (152) can be in close enough proximity (155)...
8995406 Systems and methods for reducing collisions after traffic indication map paging  
Systems, methods, and devices for reducing collisions in a wireless communications network are described herein. In some aspects, a processor is configured to decrementing a value of a counter if...
8996037 Wireless communication device capable of performing enhanced fingerprint mapping and location identification  
A wireless communication device capable of determining its location in an indoor environment is disclosed. In an indoor environment, a wireless communication device may have insufficient access to...
8977308 Delayed response to an access probe  
Apparatuses and methodologies are described that mitigate signal pollution in a wireless communication system. According to one aspect, user devices can request signals for use in access point...
8976687 Broadcasting method and access control apparatus  
It is specified that a frame containing at least the plurality of slots is repeated. A detecting unit detects a slot usable in the communications between terminal apparatuses, from among a...
8971813 Method and apparatus for avoiding in-device interference  
A method is provided for avoiding in-device interference. The method may include determining a portion of a frequency band used for data reception by a first wireless modem that may be affected by...
8953535 Method and apparatus for transceiving data via a contention-based physical uplink data channel  
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for transceiving data via a contention based physical uplink data channel. A terminal apparatus, which transmits data via a contention based physical uplink...
8954516 Method and filter system for storing information about messages coming in via a serial data bus of a communication network in a user of the network  
A method and a filter system for storing information about messages coming in via a serial data bus of a communication network in a communication module of a user connected to the data bus, which...
8953528 Apparatus and method for ambient noise adaptation in wireless sensor networks  
Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for adapting wireless sensor network device operation to ambient RF noise. An example embodiment includes: initializing a noise threshold value...
8934468 Communication terminal, method and system for transmitting data  
Each station makes a transition to a power saving state autonomously in response to the reception of signals from the other stations in the same group and the transmission of its own signal. Each...
8929354 Scheduling of a communication base station  
The present invention relates to a method of a base station, the method comprising: obtaining information about a service currently used by a communication terminal associated with the base...
8929388 Systems and methods for resource allocation serving communication requirements and fairness  
An allocation technique is operable to allocate communication resources in multi-hop networks under the joint consideration of communication requirements and fairness. Embodiments operate to...
8923881 Communication control method, communication device, and program  
To start secondary use of a spectrum without causing an adverse effect on a communication service for primary usage, provided is a communication control method including the steps of acquiring...
8917705 Collision reduction mechanisms for wireless communication networks  
A method includes wirelessly communicating with one or more stations that are partitioned into one or more groups. The method also includes generating a message that identifies one or more time...
8917743 Method and system for enhanced contention avoidance in multi-user multiple-input-multiple-output wireless networks  
Wireless medium reservation for simultaneous transmission of multiple downlink spatial streams to multiple receiver wireless stations during a multi-user transmit opportunity over a wireless...
8913540 Triple-play protocol—a media access control layer protocol for transmissions in network-coded three node bidirectional cooperation  
A method and apparatus are described including transmitting a request-to-send signal, determining if a clear-to-send signal and a reverse direction transmission request signal have been received,...
8902838 Method for random access in wireless communication system, wireless communication system, wireless terminal, and base station unit  
Random access in a wireless communication system including a base station and a wireless terminal, whereby at the wireless terminal, selecting first information used for first random access or...
8902769 Method and apparatus for oversubscription control in a Wi-Fi home network  
A wireless access point configured to support a wireless home network among multiple wireless devices contending with one another for access to a shared wireless communication medium. The wireless...
8891548 Method and apparatus for data transmissions in a wireless network  
A method and apparatus for data transmissions in a wireless network are disclosed. A first device may send a first frame to a second device including information regarding a number of pending data...
8885548 Apparatus and method for admitting new devices in a self-healing, self-organizing mesh network  
Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for admitting new devices in a self-healing, self-organizing mesh network. An example embodiment is configured to listen on a...
8867563 Content optimization of a physical layer preamble  
Embodiments of the present invention provide for content optimization of a physical layer preamble. In one embodiment of the invention, a method for encapsulating a payload for transmission...
8861437 Contention-based communication  
For an example embodiment, a method for a communication device operating in a synchronous communication system is described. The method includes performing a listen-before-talk (LBT) procedure...
8837505 Arbitration method, arbiter circuit, and apparatus provided with arbiter circuit  
An arbitration method includes a first process to perform a path control to transfer data from physically plural input ports logically having plural virtual channels to an arbitrary one of the...
8837352 Method for allocating resources in a broadband wireless access system  
The present invention relates to a broadband wireless access system, and more specifically, to a method and apparatus for efficiently allocating resources to terminals in a random access system....
8830828 Method and apparatus to prevent RAN (radio access network) overload for legacy networks in a wireless communication system  
A method and apparatus are disclosed to prevent RAN (Radio Access Network) overload for legacy networks in a wireless communication system. In one embodiment, the method comprise initiating a RRC...
8830837 Dynamic synchronized scheduling in a computer network  
In one embodiment, a receiving node in a computer network may detect congestion, and also identifies a set (e.g., subset) of its neighbor nodes. In response to the congestion, the receiving node...
8825860 Method and apparatus to facilitate voice activity detection and coexistence manager decisions  
A system and method to facilitate voice activity detection and coexistence manager decisions is provided and include identifying a connection utilizing a first resource and a content stream...
8824494 Distributed medium access control for wireless data networks  
In one embodiment, conflicts are identified by sending and announcement message from the first node to neighboring nodes from among the plurality of second nodes indicating that the first node...
8824476 Method and apparatus for medium access control in-order delivery  
Method and apparatus for MAC in-order delivery are disclosed. The MAC in-order delivery may be activated per-connection and may be negotiated at connection setup. The MAC in-order delivery either...
8811420 System and method for contention-based channel access for peer-to-peer connection in wireless networks  
A system and method for wireless communication is disclosed. One aspect of the system includes wireless devices, wherein the wireless devices are capable of establishing a peer-to-peer link by...
8787326 Method for transmitting packets in a mobile station  
A method of transmitting packet in a mobile station is provided. The method includes determining whether a resource reserved for a special purpose is overlapped with a resource for transmitting a...
8787159 Mechanism for wireless access networks to throttle traffic during congestion  
Exemplary methods and apparatuses are provided for throttling wireless traffic during congestion in radio access networks. Embodiments are provided that may assist service providers to reduce new...
8780747 Method for controlling uplink access in wireless communication system  
A method of controlling uplink access in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes: generating an access probability sequence consisting of an access probability determined...
8774209 Apparatus and method for spectrum sharing using listen-before-talk with quiet periods  
Apparatus and method for spectrum sharing using listen before talk (LBT) and quiet periods are disclosed. This includes assessing using LBT to determine if a shared spectrum channel is being used...
8774819 Method and apparatus for contention-based uplink data transmission  
A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) to use a contention-based uplink communications channel, applies a rule-based restriction of access to the contention-based...
8755401 System and method for scalable multifunctional network communication  
A system and method for scalable multifunctional network communication between presentation devices and service providers are disclosed. A group of consumer premise equipment (CPE) units are...
8751892 Communication terminals and communication devices  
A communication terminal is provided comprising a transceiver configured to transmit data in accordance with a plurality of transmission processes wherein each transmission process may be...
8743818 Method for random access in wireless communication system, wireless communication system, wireless terminal, and base station unit  
A method for random access in a wireless communication system communicating between a base station and a wireless terminal, the method consists of: at the wireless terminal, selecting first...
8743853 Techniques to include virtual private networks in a universal services interface  
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a mobile station (MS) operable to communicate in a wireless network, the wireless network including a Universal Services...
8743900 Apparatus and method for reducing power consumption of access point function in portable terminal  
An apparatus and a method for operating as a virtual terminal to participate in competition for medium access while a mobile terminal operates as an access point are provided. In a case where the...
8743849 Access method and data frame structure for use in body area networks  
A method for performing, for a plurality of applications, data communication on a wireless medium accessible for a plurality of nodes used by the applications is disclosed. Each application is...