US Pat. No. 9,629,171

METHOD FOR MILLIMETER WAVE BEAM TRACKING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for use in a base station (BS) for handover of a communication link from a primary beam, the method comprising:
establishing a communication link with a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), wherein the communication link uses a primary
beam;

transmitting a request to the WTRU to perform at least one directional signal strength measurement on at least one signal
received by the WTRU;

transmitting a request to the WTRU to provide location data associated with the WTRU;
receiving at least one performed directional signal strength measurement from the WTRU;
receiving location data associated with the WTRU;
generating a directional radio environment map (DREM) based on the at least one received directional signal strength measurement
from the WTRU and the received location data associated with the WTRU; and

performing a handover of the communication link from the primary beam to a secondary beam, on a condition that the primary
beam is disrupted, wherein the secondary beam is selected based on the generated DREM.

US Pat. No. 9,692,629

RESOURCE BLOCK BASED MULTICARRIER MODULATIONS FOR AGILE SPECTRUM

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for performing multicarrier modulation in a wireless communication device, the method comprising:
receiving a multicarrier modulated signal that were filtered and windowed;
formatting the received multicarrier modulated signal into a plurality of per-resource block (RB) multicarrier modulated signals;
performing RB de-modulation, according to one or more schemes, on each of the plurality of per-RB multicarrier modulated signals
to de-modulate each per-RB multicarrier modulated signal from a frequency band of each RB to a baseband separately, wherein
the de-modulation is different for at least one of the plurality of RBs, wherein non-contiguous available spectrum is partitioned
into a plurality of resource blocks, wherein each RB of the plurality of RBs comprises a plurality of subcarriers;

filtering each of the plurality of per-RB de-modulated signals separately;
estimating and equalizing the channel of each of the plurality of per-RB de-modulated signals to output estimated symbols
for each of the plurality of per-RB de-modulated signals; and

decoding the estimated symbols for each of the plurality of per-RB de-modulated signals.

US Pat. No. 9,801,232

DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION (DRX) SCHEMES FOR MILLIMETER WAVELENGTH (MMW) DUAL CONNECTIVITY

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive device (WTRU) comprising:
a long term evolution (LTE) medium access control (MAC) entity associated with transmission and reception on an LTE carrier;
a millimeter wave MAC entity associated at least with reception on a millimeter wave carrier; and
a processor, wherein the processor is configured to:
receive a resource configuration associated with millimeter wave discontinuous reception (DRX) operation, wherein the resource
configuration indicates a measurement resource included in the resource configuration and a reporting resource included in
the resource configuration,

perform a measurement associated with a millimeter wave downlink beam,
report a preferred millimeter wave downlink beam associated with the millimeter wave carrier, wherein the report is made via
the LTE carrier, and

monitor an LTE control channel on the preferred millimeter wave downlink beam.

US Pat. No. 9,781,738

PHYSICAL LAYER (PHY) DESIGN FOR A LOW LATENCY MILLIMETER WAVE (MMW) BACKHAUL SYSTEM

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for use in a base station for establishing a low latency millimeter wave (mmW) backhaul connection, the method
comprising:
receiving a mmW relay schedule from an evolved Node B (eNB) within one Long Term Evolution (LTE) scheduling interval;
decoding the mmW relay schedule;
steering a receive beam and a transmit beam according to the mmW relay schedule;
receiving a data packet from a second base station in a mmW transmission time interval (TTI) based on the mmW relay schedule
using the receive beam; and

transmitting the data packet to a third base station based on the mmW relay schedule using the transmit beam, wherein the
transmitting begins before reception of the data packet is complete.

US Pat. No. 10,172,135

MMW PHYSICAL LAYER DOWNLINK CHANNEL SCHEDULING AND CONTROL SIGNALING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A control signaling and scheduling method performed by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving a first control channel using a first antenna pattern;
receiving a second control channel using a second antenna pattern;
demodulating and decoding the first control channel;
demodulating and decoding the second control channel;
determining, using at least one of the decoded first control channel or the decoded second control channel, beam scheduling information associated with the WTRU and whether the WTRU is scheduled for a millimeter wave (mmW) segment;
on a condition that the WTRU is scheduled for the mmW segment
forming a receive beam using the determined beam scheduling information,
receiving the second control channel using the receive beam, and
determining, using the demodulated and decoded second control channel, dynamic per-transmission time interval (TTI) scheduling information related to a data channel associated with the second control channel.

US Pat. No. 10,111,190

LATENCY REDUCTION IN LTE SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for communicating data performed by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:determining, by the WTRU, that at least one of: control plane data or user plane data is available for transmission to a network;
determining, by the WTRU, that the WTRU is in at least one of: a radio resource control (RRC) IDLE mode or a RRC CONNECTED mode;
determining, by the WTRU, that the WTRU is in an unsynchronized state relative to the network;
determining a spectrum operational mode (SOM) for a transmission, the SOM indicating at least one of: a subcarrier spacing, a transmission time interval (TTI) length, or a waveform for the transmission;
sending the transmission from the WTRU in the unsynchronized state, via a physical uplink channel to the network, the transmission including:
the at least one of the control plane data or the user plane data; and
an uplink timing synchronization request; and
receiving, by the WTRU, at least one of a timing advance command (TAC) or a transmit power command (TPC) from the network in response to the transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,930,558

HIGH FREQUENCY RADIO ENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING AND SYSTEM PROCEDURES

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a transmitter/receiver; and
a processor configured to:
when the WTRU is in an idle state:
receive a common control channel from a millimeter wave base station (mB);
decode a measurement schedule included in the common control channel, wherein the measurement schedule included in the common control channel includes one or more slots during which sounding signals will be sent; and
determine a first slot during which the WTRU is available to measure a sounding signal; and
when the WTRU is in a connected state:
receive a dedicated channel from the millimeter wave base station;
decode a measurement schedule and a receiver configuration included in the dedicated channel, wherein the measurement schedule and the receiver configuration included in the dedicated channel are specific to the WTRU, and wherein the measurement schedule included in the dedicated channel includes one or more slots during which sounding signals will be sent; and
determine, based on the measurement schedule included in the dedicated channel, a second slot during which the WTRU is available to measure a sounding signal.

US Pat. No. 9,961,565

METHOD FOR MILLIMETER WAVE BEAM TRACKING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a receiver configured to receive a request, from a base station (BS), to perform directional signal strength measurements for one or more received signals;
the receiver further configured to receive a request, from the BS, to provide location data associated with the WTRU;
a transmitter configured to transmit directional signal strength measurements, based on the request and the location data associated with the WTRU, to facilitate generation of a directional radio environment map (DREM); and
the receiver further configured to receive a request to switch to a new transmission and reception beam pair based on the DREM.

US Pat. No. 9,935,376

ANTENNA REFLECTOR SYSTEM

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A millimeter wave (mmW) antenna system comprising:a steerable planar antenna configured to produce a narrow beam with a scan range of less than 360 degree coverage;
a reflector configured to be positioned locally to the steerable planar antenna and at least partially within the scan range of the steerable planar antenna, wherein the reflector has a concave-down profile; and
the steerable planar antenna configured to be steered to point the narrow beam to reflect off different regions of the reflector to spread the narrow beam in azimuth to provide 360 degree coverage.

US Pat. No. 10,129,802

LAYERED CONNECTIVITY IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) in communication with a wireless communication network, comprising:a receiver, the receiver configured to:
receive a configuration for a connectivity context corresponding to an Radio Resource Control (RRC) RRC_INACTIVE state, the configuration including a WTRU identity associated with the connectivity context corresponding to the RRC_INACTIVE state; and
receive a listing of cells for a coverage area corresponding to the connectivity context corresponding to the RRC_INACTIVE state; and
a processor, the processor configured to:
enter the RRC_INACTIVE state;
perform, in the RRC_INACTIVE state, one or more measurements on one or more cells;
perform, in the RRC_INACTIVE state, a cell reselection based on the one or more measurements; and
send a message to initiate a transition from the RRC_INACTIVE STATE to an RRC_CONNECTED state, the message comprising the WTRU identity associated with the connectivity context corresponding to the RRC_INACTIVE state.

US Pat. No. 9,930,597

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method of performing wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) assisted selected IP traffic offload (SIPTO), the method comprising:sending, by a WTRU, a message that comprises an indication that SIPTO is allowed for at least a first flow of a first packet data network (PDN) connection and that SIPTO is disallowed for at least a second flow of the first PDN connection, wherein the first PDN connection is via a first packet gateway (P-GW);
receiving, from a mobility management entity (MME), a message triggering establishment of a second PDN connection via a second P-GW;
establishing the second PDN connection via the second P-GW; and
moving, while maintaining at least the second flow on the first PDN connection, the at least the first one flow from the first PDN connection to the second PDN connection.

US Pat. No. 10,129,065

TAIL CANCELATION AND ADDITION OF UNIQUE WORD FOR ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a processor configured to generate a first signal that utilizes a tail suppression signal generated at the WTRU from a data stream and utilizes a first unique word signal;
the processor further configured to map elements of the data stream and the first signal to one or more discrete Fourier transform spread (DFT-S) functions;
the processor further configured to perform an inverse DFT operation on symbols generated by the one or more DFT-S functions to generate a second signal; and
a transceiver configured to transmit the second signal.

US Pat. No. 10,122,632

ANCHORING IP DEVICES IN ICN NETWORKS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method of anchoring communication between Internet Protocol (IP)-based devices in an information centric networking (ICN) network or across an IP peer network, the method comprising:receiving, by a network access point (NAP) of an ICN network, an IP packet from an IP-only wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU);
determining, by the NAP, an appropriate ICN name for the IP packet based on an IP address of an intended destination of the IP packet, wherein the ICN name comprises a hierarchy of a root identifier for IP over ICN communication, a first sub-scope identifier for within ICN communication and a second sub-scope identifier for outside ICN communication below the root identifier, and one or more levels of IP subnet identifiers below the first sub-scope identifier and the second sub-scope identifier;
encapsulating, by the NAP, the IP packet into an ICN packet by inserting the ICN name into a packet header; and
sending, by the NAP, the ICN packet to a plurality of devices subscribed to the ICN name.

US Pat. No. 10,547,354

METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR WIRELESS TRANSMIT/RECEIVE UNIT COOPERATION

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A first wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) configured for multiple phase cooperative data transmission, the first WTRU comprising:a receiver configured to receive, by the first WTRU from an evolved Node B (eNB), cooperative set configuration information including a cooperating set specific radio network identifier (C-RNTI);
the receiver further configured to receive, by the first WTRU from the eNB, a resource assignment for a first data transmission corresponding to a sharing phase;
a transmitter configured to transmit the first data transmission during the sharing phase, using resources indicated in the received resource assignment and the received C-RNTI;
on a condition the first data transmission is successfully received by at least a second WTRU and the first data transmission is not successfully received by the eNB, the transmitter is configured to transmit a second data transmission, in cooperation with the second WTRU, during a cooperative transmission phase using a first redundancy version; and
on a condition the first data transmission is not successfully received by the second WTRU and not successfully received by the eNB, the transmitter is configured to transmit a third data transmission during the cooperative transmission phase using a second redundancy version;
wherein the first redundancy version and the second redundancy version are different redundancy versions.

US Pat. No. 10,187,840

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING A ROUTING PATH IN A MESH NETWORK

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method for joint routing and distributed scheduling in a wireless directional mesh network, implemented in a first node of the wireless directional mesh network, comprising:receiving feedback for multiple candidate paths across the wireless directional mesh network from at least one neighbor node;
determining semi-static metrics based upon the received feedback, wherein the semi-static metrics include at least a path diversity metric that includes a connectivity of an intermediate node to a destination node in the wireless directional mesh network;
determining instantaneous metrics based upon the received feedback;
determining routing from the first node to the destination node based upon the semi-static and instantaneous metrics, and a back-pressure, wherein, the back-pressure is determined explicitly and wherein the semi-static metric includes information relating to a node creating interference and a power level of the interference; and
routing a transmission in accordance with the determined route from the first node to the destination node across the wireless directional mesh network.

US Pat. No. 10,104,591

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method of performing wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) assisted offload, the method comprising:sending a first message that comprises an indication that offload is allowed for a first flow of a first connection and that offload is disallowed for at least a second flow of the first connection;
receiving a second message triggering establishment of a second connection;
establishing the second connection without deactivating the first connection;
moving the first flow from the first connection to the second connection; and
maintaining at least the second flow on the first connection when the first flow is moved to the second connection.

US Pat. No. 10,298,431

TAIL CANCELATION AND ADDITION OF UNIQUE WORD FOR ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a processor configured to generate a first signal that utilizes a tail suppression signal generated from data and utilizes a first unique word;
the processor further configured to map elements of the data and the first signal to one or more discrete Fourier transform spread (DFT-S) functions;
the processor further configured to perform an inverse DFT on symbols generated by the one or more DFT-S functions to generate a second signal; and
a transceiver configured to transmit the second signal.

US Pat. No. 10,284,407

ZERO TAIL AND UNIQUE WORD BASED WAVEFORMS FOR DFT-S OFDM AND OFDM

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a wireless communication device, the method comprising:generating, by at least one processor, a data signal, including mapping, in a frequency domain, a plurality of data symbols and a plurality of zeros to a plurality of allocated subcarriers in an interleaved manner such that the plurality of zeros are mapped to empty subcarriers of the plurality of allocated subcarriers interleaved among data subcarriers of the plurality of allocated subcarriers;
converting, by the at least one processor, the data signal to a time-domain;
selecting, by the at least one processor, a plurality of tail time-domain samples from a tail portion of the converted data signal;
generating, by the at least one processor, a cancellation signal from the selected plurality of tail time-domain samples;
generating, by the at least one processor, an exact zero tail data signal in the time domain by combining the cancellation signal with the converted data signal such that the tail portion of the data signal is canceled; and
transmitting, by a transmitter, the exact zero tail data signal.

US Pat. No. 10,243,720

METHODS, APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR INTERFERENCE MANAGEMENT IN A FULL DUPLEX RADIO SYSTEM

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a first Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU) using time-frequency (TF) resources for communications with a second WTRU in first and second directions, the method comprising:obtaining, by the first WTRU, information associated with a communication with the second WTRU in the second direction;
determining or detecting, using the obtained information, a priority or a relative priority of one or more TF resources at TF locations for the communication in the second direction that correspond to one or more TF resources associated with the communication in the first direction; and
TF resource muting or symbol muting, by the WTRU, the one or more TF resources for the communication in the first direction based on the determined priority or the determined relative priority of the one or more TF resources for the communication in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 10,305,651

SUPERPOSED SIGNALING FOR BANDWIDTH EFFICIENCY

University of South Flori...

1. A network entity for superposed signaling, the network entity comprising:a memory; and
a processor, the processor configured to perform functions including:
generating an orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) signal based on first data for transmission to a first receiver, wherein the OFDM signal uses a plurality of constellations each comprising a respective plurality of constellation points;
generating a code division multiple access (CDMA) signal based on second data for transmission to a second receiver;
generating a shaping signal, based on predetermined correlated interference data, using reserved CDMA codes such that when the shaping signal, the OFDM signal, and the CDMA signal are superposed together, the shaping signal reshapes a distribution of interference relative to each of the respective plurality of constellation points of a corresponding one of the plurality of constellations of the OFDM signal so as to reduce the interference in a direction of one or more neighboring constellation points of the corresponding constellation, the interference being an interference created on the OFDM signal by the CDMA signal;
generating a superposed signal to be transmitted on a channel to the first receiver and the second receiver by superposing the OFDM signal, the CDMA signal, and the shaping signal; and
transmitting the superposed signal on the channel to the first receiver and the second receiver.

US Pat. No. 10,419,085

JOINT CHANNEL CODING AND MODULATION IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A first device comprising:a receiver configured to:
receive a first pilot signal from a second device, wherein the first pilot signal is associated with a first transmit antenna of the second device; and
receive a second pilot signal from the second device, wherein the second pilot signal is associated with a second transmit antenna of the second device;
a processor configured to:
determine, based on the first pilot signal and the second pilot signal, channel related information associated with an antenna pair;
determine a set-partition based on at least the channel related information and a spatial or antenna based modulation; and
configure, based on the determined set-partition, a dynamically configurable trellis coded modulation (TCM) decoder to decode data received from the second device; and
a transmitter configured to send feedback to the second device indicating the determined set-partition.

US Pat. No. 10,448,404

MMW PHYSICAL LAYER DOWNLINK CHANNEL SCHEDULING AND CONTROL SIGNALING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for control signaling and scheduling performed by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving a first control channel using an antenna pattern;
determining beam scheduling information by demodulating and decoding the first control channel;
determining that the WTRU is scheduled for a millimeter wave (mmW) segment using the beam scheduling information;
forming a mmW receive beam using the beam scheduling information to receive the mmW segment;
receiving, via the mmW receive beam, the mmW segment that includes dynamic per-transmission time interval (TTI) scheduling information for a data channel associated with a second control channel.

US Pat. No. 10,348,475

WIRELESS TRANSMIT/RECEIVE UNIT (WTRU)-CENTRIC TRANSMISSION

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), comprising:a memory;
a processor, the processor configured at least to:
detect one or more transmission points within a communication range of the WTRU;
determine at least one WTRU-specific cell identifier (WCID) based on detecting the one or more transmission points;
determine one or more resources via which to indicate the at least one WCID;
determine an occurrence of at least one condition; and
initiate a transmission upon the occurrence of the at least one condition, the transmission indicating the at least one WCID; and
a transceiver, the transceiver configured at least to:
send the transmission using the one or more resources.

US Pat. No. 10,536,315

METHODS AND PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE PHYSICAL LAYER EFFICIENCY USING UNIQUE WORD (UW) DISCRETE FOURIER TRANSFORM SPREAD ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING (DFT-S-OFDM)

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for transmitting information using a unique word (UW) with discrete Fourier transform spread orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (DFT-s-OFDM), the method comprising:generating, by the WTRU, a plurality of reference sequences;
generating, by the WTRU, a demodulation Reference Signal (DMRS) sequence based on upsampling of the plurality of reference sequences, wherein the DMRS sequence includes a plurality of repeating sequences, wherein each repeating sequence includes a head sequence, one of the plurality of reference sequences and a tail sequence, and wherein a UW sequence within the DMRS sequence includes one of the head sequences and one of the tail sequences;
generating, by the WTRU, a DMRS based on a waveform operation on the DMRS sequence; and
transmitting, by the WTRU, the DMRS as a reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,743,250

NETWORK SLICE RESELECTION

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving a message from a network the WTRU is registered with, wherein the message comprises updated assistance information for access the network;
determining, based on the updated assistance information, that a set of network slices associated with the WTRU are to be modified;
updating network slice selection assistance information (NSSAI) based on the updated assistance information;
determining at least a portion of the updated NSSAI to be included in a registration message;
determining, based on the received message, that an immediate registration is needed; and
transmitting the registration message comprising at least the portion of the updated NSSAI.

US Pat. No. 10,638,473

PHYSICAL (PHY) LAYER SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT USE OF MIXED NUMEROLOGIES IN THE SAME CHANNEL

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) using mixed numerologies, the method comprising:mapping, by the WTRU, a first set of bits in a first codeword to a higher order modulation scheme and a second set of bits in the first codeword to a lower order modulation scheme;
transmitting, by the WTRU, the first codeword;
determining, by the WTRU, that data of the first codeword is to be re-transmitted on a second codeword, wherein the second codeword contains the same number of bits as the first codeword;
mapping, by the WTRU, a first set of bits in the second codeword to the lower order modulation scheme and a second set of bits in the second codeword to the higher order modulation scheme; and
transmitting, by the WTRU, the second codeword.

US Pat. No. 10,277,434

METHOD FOR ENCODING REAL NUMBER M-ARY SIGNAL AND ENCODING APPARATUS USING SAME

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. An M-ary encoding apparatus, comprising:a coding unit configured to code, from binary data, to generate a first coded sequence and a second coded sequence, the coding unit including a serial-parallel converter configured to convert serial binary data to K-bit parallel data and a symbol mapper configured to map the K-bit parallel data to the first coded sequence and the second coded sequence;
a signal generator configured to generate: (1) from the first coded sequence, a first number of M1-ary signals; and (2) from the second coded sequence, a second number of M2-ary signals; and
a multiplexer configured to multiplex the first number of M1-ary signals and the second number of M2-ary signals to generate a multiplexed M-ary signal, where M1 and M2 are integers.

US Pat. No. 10,397,803

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DIRECTIONAL MESH NETWORKS WITH JOINT BACKHAUL AND ACCESS LINK DESIGN

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for configuring a millimeter wave (mmW) mesh network, the method comprising:receiving, from a candidate node configured for millimeter wave communication, a request to join the mmW mesh network;
sending, to the candidate node, a mesh neighbor candidate list comprising mmW nodes identified as candidate mesh neighbors for the candidate node;
determining a mmW signal strength of the candidate node at a location;
testing that the candidate node conforms to a requirement of the mmW mesh network;
sending, to the candidate node, deployment aid information to help avoid mmW signal shadowing, the deployment aid information comprising the mmW signal strength of the candidate node at the location and a suggested geographic location for the candidate node;
determining a mmW node included in the mesh neighbor candidate list sent to the candidate node; and
sending, to the mmW node a request to perform a beam refinement procedure based on an indication that the candidate node conforms to the requirement of the mmW mesh network.

US Pat. No. 10,382,992

INTERFERENCE MEASUREMENTS AND MANAGEMENT IN DIRECTIONAL MESH NETWORKS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method for interference measurement in a mesh network of nodes, performed by a centralized node, the method comprising:partitioning the nodes in the mesh network into a plurality of non-overlapping clusters based on topology information of the mesh network and distance between the nodes in the mesh network, wherein nodes within a non-overlapping cluster can decode each other's beacon transmissions;
receiving interference measurement reports from the nodes in the mesh network;
generating a plurality of edge clusters, wherein each of the plurality of edge clusters includes at least one node in each of two adjacent non-overlapping clusters that observe mutual interference above a predetermined threshold;
generating an interference measurement schedule for the plurality of non-overlapping clusters and the plurality of edge clusters, wherein interference is measured on the plurality of edge clusters before interference is measured on the plurality of non-overlapping clusters, and wherein interference is measured in parallel on the plurality of non-overlapping clusters;
sending cluster membership information for the plurality of non-overlapping clusters and the plurality of edge clusters and the interference measurement schedule to the nodes in the mesh network;
receiving by the centralized node, from a first node, a notification of an error during data transmission to a second node; and
in response to the received notification, the centralized node triggering the first node to perform resource orthogonalization.

US Pat. No. 10,523,475

PULSE-SHAPED ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for transmitting using a plurality of different sub-bands of a transmission band in a wireless communication device, the method comprising:mapping a plurality of data symbols on each of a plurality of corresponding subcarriers in the plurality of different sub-bands;
processing each of the plurality of different sub-bands to generate an output signal for each of the plurality of different sub-bands;
attaching each output signal with a prefix for each of the plurality of different sub-bands to generate a plurality of second signals to be transmitted in a time duration, wherein for at least two sub-bands of the plurality of second signals a length of the prefix and a number of data symbols are different while the time duration is the same;
applying filtering to each of the plurality of second signals to generate a plurality of filtered signals, wherein at least two different filters are applied to one or more of the plurality of second signals; and
transmitting the plurality of filtered signals at the same time in the time duration.

US Pat. No. 10,567,147

FULL DUPLEX SINGLE CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A base station, the base station for communicating with one or more wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs), the base station comprising:a memory; and
a processor, the processor configured to:
allocate a first full duplex timeslot of a frame of a communication channel to full duplex single channel (FDSC) communication;
allocate a second full duplex timeslot of the frame of the communication channel to FDSC communication;
communicate with a first WTRU via FDSC using the first full duplex timeslot; and
send a downlink half duplex (HD) communication to a second WTRU and receive an uplink HD communication from a third WTRU using the second full duplex timeslot that is allocated to FDSC communication.

US Pat. No. 10,536,312

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR LOW POWER CYCLIC PREFIX (CP) BASED HYBRID SPREAD WAVEFORMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for generating a hybrid spread waveform, the method comprising:generating the hybrid spread waveform comprising a data portion and a hybrid guard interval (HGI) portion, wherein the HGI portion comprises a fixed portion and an adaptive low power tail (LPT) portion, wherein the fixed portion comprises a fixed prefix portion or a fixed suffix portion, wherein the adaptive LPT portion is dynamically adapted based on channel delay spread and low power cyclic prefix (LPCP) length, wherein the fixed portion comprises a fixed LPCP; and
transmitting the generated hybrid spread waveform comprising the data portion and the HGI portion.

US Pat. No. 10,498,513

METHODS FOR DYNAMIC MANAGEMENT OF REFERENCE SIGNALS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) performing dynamic demodulation, the WTRU comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
receive a first reference signal over a first set of resources during a first time period, the first reference signal being associated with the first set of resources;
receive a second reference signal over a second set of resources during a second time period, the second reference signal being associated with the second set of resources;
receive a downlink control information (DCI), wherein the DCI indicates that the first reference signal associated with the first set of resources and the second reference signal associated with the second set of resources are associated with a precoder set, wherein the DCI further indicates a relative timing of the first time period associated with the first set of resources relative to the second time period associated with the second set of resources.

US Pat. No. 10,644,919

MULTI-LENGTH ZT DFT-S-OFDM TRANSMISSION

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method performed by a network device, the method comprising:selecting, by the network device, an allocation of frequency resources for transmission, wherein the allocated frequency resources include a plurality of sub-bands;
assigning, by the network device, one or more of the plurality of sub-bands to each of a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs);
assigning, by the network device, a zero head length and a zero tail length to each of the assigned one or more of the plurality of sub-bands based on one or more patterns;
generating, by the network device, a multi-length zero tail (ZT) discrete Fourier transform-spread orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (DFT-s-OFDM) signal for the assigned one or more of the plurality of sub-bands with a zero head based on the assigned zero head length and a zero tail based on the assigned zero tail length; and
transmitting, by the network device, the multi-length ZT DFT-s OFDM signal.

US Pat. No. 10,575,264

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR POWER CONTROL IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving, from a network, a configuration indicating a first amount of transmission power to be reserved for a first subset of transmissions and a second amount of the transmission power to be reserved for a second subset of the transmissions, wherein the first subset of the transmissions is characterized by a first spectrum operation mode (SOM), the second subset of the transmissions is characterized by a second SOM, and the first SOM differs from the second SOM in at least one transmission aspect;
determining that one or more of a first transmission using the first SOM or a second transmission using the second SOM is to be performed;
allocating power to the one or more of the first transmission or the second transmission in accordance with the configuration; and
performing the one or more of the first transmission or the second transmission using at least the allocated power.

US Pat. No. 10,554,553

ANCHORING IP DEVICES IN ICN NETWORKS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method of anchoring communication from a device based in a first type of network in a second type of network, the method comprising:receiving, by a network access point (NAP) of the second type of network, a first type of packet from the device, wherein the device is configured to operate in only the first type of network;
determining, by the NAP, an appropriate namespace for the first type of packet based on an address of an intended destination of the first type of packet, wherein the namespace comprises a hierarchy of a root identifier for communication from the first type of network over the second type of network, a first sub-scope identifier for communication within the second type of network and a second sub-scope identifier for communication outside the second type of network below the root identifier, and one or more levels of subnet identifiers below the first sub-scope identifier and the second sub-scope identifier;
encapsulating, by the NAP, the first type of packet into a second type of packet for use in the second type of network by inserting the namespace into a packet header of the second type of packet; and
routing, by the NAP, the second type of packet to a plurality of devices subscribed to the namespace in the second type of network.

US Pat. No. 10,512,008

3GPP MMW ACCESS LINK SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
send a measurement gap request message associated with a millimeter wave (mmW) beam measurement that includes a measurement gap requirement related to a capability associated with the WTRU or a measurement status associated with the WTRU;
receive a first measurement gap pattern associated with a wide beam measurement of a mmW serving cell and a second measurement gap pattern associated with a narrow beam measurement of a mmW neighbor cell, and wherein the first measurement gap pattern and the second measurement gap pattern co-exist within a time period; and
perform the wide beam measurement of the mmW serving cell and the narrow beam measurement of the mmW neighbor cell within the time period using the first measurement gap pattern and the second measurement gap pattern that co-exist within the time period.

US Pat. No. 10,462,774

DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION (DRX) SCHEMES FOR MILLIMETER WAVELENGTH (MMW) DUAL CONNECTIVITY

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), comprising:a processor, wherein the processor is configured to:
receive, from a network entity, a subset of a millimeter wave beam forming reference signal (MBFRS);
receive, from the network entity, a reporting resource that is based on the received subset of the MBFRS;
send, to the network entity, preferred millimeter wave downlink beam information that is based on the reporting resource;
measure a downlink transmit beam; and
send, to the network entity, the measurement for the downlink transmit beam prior to a millimeter on-duration.

US Pat. No. 10,581,626

ANCHORING INTERNET PROTOCOL MULTICAST SERVICES IN INFORMATION CENTRIC NETWORKS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A device for carrying out networking functions in an information centric network (ICN), the device comprising:a transceiver;
a storage element; and
a processor coupled to the storage element and the transceiver, the processor, storage element, and transceiver configured to:
receive a generic attribute registration protocol multicast registration protocol (GMRP) request, wherein the request contains information about an internet protocol (IP) multicast address;
receive an IP multicast packet associated with the IP multicast address;
search a first database in the storage element for information associated with the GMRP request;
on a condition that the search finds no information associated with the GMRP request, create an entry of information associated with the GMRP request in the first database, subscribe to a control channel associated with the IP multicast address, and insert an empty set of node identifiers (NIDs) in the created entry;
encapsulate the IP multicast packet in an ICN packet; and
publish, to a data channel associated with the IP multicast address, the ICN packet over the ICN to a receiving network access point (NAP).

US Pat. No. 10,743,246

METHODS FOR ENFORCING LIMITED MOBILITY IN MOBILE NETWORK

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), comprising:a processor configured to:
send a first request message to a network, the first request message comprising an indication to establish a user plane;
receive a response message to the first request message, the response message comprising an indication that the WTRU is located in a non-allowed area and that the WTRU is not allowed to send a request to establish the user plane in the non-allowed area;
update an area configuration associated with a location of the WTRU based on the response message; and
send a second request message without the indication to establish the user plane in response to receiving the indication that the WTRU is located in the non-allowed area.

US Pat. No. 10,645,625

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:determining, by the WTRU, preference information associated with an application of the WTRU;
sending, by the WTRU, the determined preference information that indicates, for a first flow associated with the application, that a deactivation of a first session associated with a first gateway is after an establishment of a second session associated with a second gateway;
communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the first flow via the first gateway using the first session;
receiving, by the WTRU, a message triggering the establishment of the second session associated with the second gateway;
establishing, by the WTRU, the second session associated with the second gateway without the deactivation of the first session associated with the first gateway;
moving, by the WTRU, the first flow from the first session associated with the first gateway to the second session associated with the second gateway; and
deactivating, by the WTRU, the first session after the moving of the first flow from the first session associated with the first gateway to the second session associated with the second gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,608,858

ZERO TAIL AND UNIQUE WORD BASED WAVEFORMS FOR DFT-S OFDM AND OFDM

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:an antenna; and
a processor operatively coupled to the antenna; wherein:
the processor is configured to receive modulated data symbols and zeros in a frequency-domain;
the processor is further configured to map, in the frequency-domain, the modulated data symbols and zeros in an interleaved manner to sub-carriers within a resource allocation;
the processor is further configured to generate a time-domain data signal based on the mapped sub-carriers;
the processor is further configured to generate a time-domain cancellation signal by sign inverting and repeating a predetermined number of time-domain samples at a tail portion of the time-domain data signal;
the processor is further configured to combine the time-domain data signal and the time-domain cancellation signal to generate an exact zero tail data signal, wherein the exact zero tail data signal has a zero tail length equal to the predetermined number of time-domain samples; and
the processor and the antenna are configured to transmit the exact zero tail data signal.

US Pat. No. 10,616,886

FRAMING, SCHEDULING, AND SYNCHRONIZATION IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method performed by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving, by the WTRU from a network device, information related to a plurality of uplink control information (UCI) resources;
receiving, by the WTRU from the network device, a plurality of downlink control information (DCI) that includes an indication of uplink and downlink symbols, an indication of sub-carrier resources, an indication of time resources, and an indication of a UCI resource out of the information related to the plurality of UCI resources, wherein the indication of time resources indicates a starting symbol and a number of symbols;
receiving, by the WTRU from the network device, a downlink (DL) transmission, based on the indicated sub-carrier resources, the starting symbol, and the number of symbols; and
transmitting, using the indicated UCI resourcec by the WTRU to the network device, an acknowledgement (ACK) or negative ACK (HACK).

US Pat. No. 10,587,695

5G INTERNET OF THINGS DATA DELIVERY

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:establishing a plurality of protocol data unit (PDU) sessions via a first radio access network (RAN) node;transitioning to an inactive state;sending a connection resume message to the first RAN node, wherein the connection resume message indicates a request to resume the established plurality of PDU sessions via the first RAN node;
receiving a message from the first RAN node, the message indicating that a subset of the plurality of PDU sessions are available upon resuming a connection with the first RAN node; and
deactivating at least one established PDU session of the plurality of PDU sessions based on the at least one established PDU session not being included in the subset of the plurality of PDU sessions that are available as indicated in the received message from the first RAN node.

US Pat. No. 10,812,280

ENABLING HTTP CONTENT INTEGRITY FOR CO-INCIDENTAL MULTICAST DELIVERY IN INFORMATION-CENTRIC NETWORKS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method performed by a client-side network attachment point (cNAP) on an information-centric network (ICN), the method comprising:receiving from a client an HTTP request, wherein the HTTP request is associated with a fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) of a host, and wherein the HTTP request includes a uniform resource locator (URL) and at least one header field;
generating (i) a request proxy rule identifier (PRID) based on the at least one header field, (ii) a request content identifier (CID) based on the FQDN, and (iii) a request reverse content identifier (rCID) based on the URL;
sending an outgoing ICN message requesting data, the outgoing ICN message comprising the request CID, the request PRID, and the HTTP request;
in response to the outgoing ICN message, receiving an incoming ICN message comprising an HTTP response, a received PRID, and a received rCID; and
in response to a determination that the received rCID and the received PRID are the same as the request rCID and the request PRID, respectively, providing the HTTP response to the client.

US Pat. No. 10,756,796

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADVANCED SPATIAL MODULATION IN 5G SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method comprising:a joint modulation controller of a transmitter receiving at least one operating condition parameter of the transmitter, channel state information, and channel rank information;
the joint modulation controller determining at least one diversity order and antenna selection factor based on the received at least one operating condition parameter;
receiving as input at the transmitter a set of information bits;
dividing the set of information bits into a plurality of groups, wherein at least one group is either a signal space keying group or a radiation pattern/polarization group having size limited by the diversity order determined by the joint modulation controller;
mapping a first group to a plurality of signal space based modulation formats;
mapping the at least one group and each other group to a control signal for a configurable feature of a transmitter system;
generating and modulating a plurality of base signals according to the mapping of the first group onto the modulation format, each of the plurality of base signals generated by a selected number of transmit radio frequency chains using spatial multiplexing, the selected number of transmit radio frequency chains being based on the channel rank information;
configuring at least one configurable feature of a configurable antenna of the transmitter system based on the control signal; and
transmitting the modulated signal from the configured at least one configurable antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,772,036

PROCEDURES FOR DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURED NETWORK CODING BASED MULTI-SOURCE PACKET TRANSMISSION UTILIZING ICN

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method performed by a client network attachment point (cNAP) to an information-centric network (ICN), the method comprising:receiving a request for content from a client;
publishing to the ICN a probe request identifying the content;
in response to the probe request, receiving responses from respective responding server network attachment points (sNAPs) at which the content is available, each response identifying a link capacity of the respective responding sNAP;
based at least in part on the respective link capacities, selecting a number of segments for network coding of the content; and
publishing to the ICN a request to receive the content as network-coded transmissions from at least a subset of the responding sNAPs using the number of segments.

US Pat. No. 10,735,067

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADVANCED SPATIAL MODULATION IN 5G SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method comprising:a joint modulation controller of a transmitter receiving at least one operating condition parameter of the transmitter, channel state information, and channel rank information;
the joint modulation controller determining at least one diversity order and antenna selection factor based on the received at least one operating condition parameter;
receiving as input at the transmitter a set of information bits;
dividing the set of information bits into a plurality of groups, wherein at least one group is either a signal space keying group or a radiation pattern/polarization group having size limited by the diversity order determined by the joint modulation controller;
mapping a first group to a plurality of signal space based modulation formats;
mapping the at least one group and each other group to a control signal for a configurable feature of a transmitter system;
generating and modulating a plurality of base signals according to the mapping of the first group onto the modulation format, each of the plurality of base signals generated by a selected number of transmit radio frequency chains using spatial multiplexing, the selected number of transmit radio frequency chains being based on the channel rank information;
configuring at least one configurable feature of a configurable antenna of the transmitter system based on the control signal; and
transmitting the modulated signal from the configured at least one configurable antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,784,987

METHODS FOR ENHANCED MULTIPLEXING IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:receiving a first transmission of a code block group, wherein one or more code blocks of the code block group is unsuccessfully decoded;
sending a bitmap with code block group feedback based on the one or more unsuccessfully decoded code blocks;
receiving control information, on a control channel, wherein the control information includes an indication that a code block group of a second transmission is a retransmission of the code block group from the first transmission; and
receiving the second transmission including the retransmission of the code block group from the first transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,764,832

UPLINK POWER CONTROL

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) that comprises:a processor, configured to:
determine that the WTRU is to perform a first transmission using a first transmission beam and a second transmission using a second transmission beam;
determine an uplink transmission power for any one or more of the first transmission and the second transmission, wherein:
on condition that a first angular separation of the first transmission beam and the second transmission beam is greater than a first separation threshold, determine the uplink transmission power based on a first maximum power level parameter configured for the first transmission associated with the first transmission beam and a second maximum power level parameter configured for the second transmission associated with the second transmission beam, and
on condition that a second angular separation of the first transmission beam and second transmission beam is less than a second separation threshold, determine the uplink transmission power based on a shared maximum power level parameter configured for the first transmission associated with the first transmission beam and the second transmission associated with the second transmission beam; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the first transmission using the first transmission beam and the second transmission using the second transmission beam.

US Pat. No. 10,764,102

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR NON-SYSTEMATIC COMPLEX CODED DISCRETE FOURIER TRANSFORM SPREAD ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit for transmitting symbols using discrete Fourier transformation (DFT) spread orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (DFT-S-OFDM), the method comprising:mapping a first symbol vector to inputs of a DFT spread block using a permutation matrix that inserts zeroes into the first symbol vector corresponding to inputs of the DFT spread block to which symbols of the first symbol vector are not mapped to produce a second vector;
inserting a perturbation into the second vector to produce a third vector;
performing a DFT on the third vector to produce a fourth vector, wherein the perturbation is configured to generate zeros on predetermined elements of the fourth vector;
performing an inverse DFT (IDFT) operation on the fourth vector to produce an IDFT output signal;
cancelling a tail of the IDFT output signal to produce a modified IDFT output signal; and
transmitting the modified IDFT output signal.

US Pat. No. 10,924,229

MULTIPLE DIMENSION MODULATION IN 5G SYSTEMS

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

14. A system comprising a processor and a non-transitory storage medium storing instructions operative, when executed on the processor, to perform functions including:receiving as input a set of encoded bits;
dividing the set of encoded bits into a plurality of groups;
mapping the plurality of groups, comprising:
mapping a first group to a signal space based modulation format;
mapping a second group to a radiation pattern/polarization modulation (RPM) of a configurable antenna; and
mapping each other group to a control signal for a distinct configurable feature of a transmitter system;
generating a first plurality of constellation symbols selected from a first constellation symbol set according to the mapping of the first group onto the signal space based modulation format;
generating a second plurality of constellation symbols from the first plurality of constellation symbols using a multi-carrier modulation (MCM) mapping function, wherein the second plurality of constellation symbols are selected from a second constellation symbol set having a higher order than the first constellation symbol set;
configuring the RPM of at least one of a plurality of configurable antennas of the transmitter system into one of a plurality of modes according to the mapping of the second group;
configuring at least one additional configurable feature of at least one of the plurality of configurable antennas of the transmitter system according to the control signal of the mapping of at least one of the other groups; and
transmitting a modulated signal from the configured at least one configurable antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,813,085

DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL DESIGN AND SIGNALING FOR BEAMFORMED SYSTEMS

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) configured for wireless communication, the WTRU comprising: a memory; anda processor, the processor configured at least to:
receive a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) in at least a first beam of one or more beams;
interpret downlink control information (DCI) included in the PDCCH;
determine when spatial information for a downlink (DL) data channel is indicated in the DCI;
determine a receive beam from the spatial information for the DL data channel upon condition that the DCI indicates the spatial information for the DL data channel;
determine that the receive beam is the first beam upon condition that the DCI does not indicate the spatial information for the DL data channel; and
monitor for the DL data channel on the determined receive beam.

US Pat. No. 10,798,215

HTTP RESPONSE FAILOVER IN AN HTTP-OVER-ICN SCENARIO

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for use by in a first network access point (NAP) in an Information Centric Network (ICN), the method comprising:receiving a request for a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) resource from a requestor, wherein the request for the HTTP resource comprises a fully qualified domain name (FQDN);
requesting the HTTP resource from a first server associated with the FQDN;
receiving an error message that the HTTP resource is not available from the first server;
publishing a message to a rendezvous point (RVZ), the message comprising a list of excluded node identifiers (NIDs) of one or more NAPs that have been previously contacted and have not provided the HTTP resource;
receiving a forwarding identifier (FID) of a second NAP from a topology manager (TM), wherein the second NAP is associated with a second server that is associated with the FQDN, and wherein a NID of the second NAP is not on the list of excluded NIDs;
requesting the HTTP resource from the second NAP;
receiving the HTTP resource from the second NAP; and
sending the HTTP resource to the requestor.

US Pat. No. 10,868,657

WIRELESS NETWORK CONFIGURED TO PROVIDE MIXED SERVICES

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), comprising:a processor configured to:
receiving, from a wireless network, a resource allocation associated with transmitting a first bit-stream configured with a first priority;
determine that a second bit-stream is to be transmitted to the wireless network, the second bit-stream being configured with a second priority that is higher than the first priority; and
transmit the first bit-stream and the second bit-stream using at least a subset of the resource allocation in accordance with a measurement of the wireless network, wherein:
when the measurement indicates that the wireless network is in a first condition, the first bit-stream and the second bit-stream are transmitted using multiple hierarchical modulation layers, the first bit-stream being mapped to an enhancement layer and the second bit-stream being mapped to a base layer; and
when the measurement indicates that the wireless network is in a second condition, the first bit-stream and the second bit-stream are transmitted using a single modulation layer.

US Pat. No. 10,827,459

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PAGING PROCEDURES IN NEW RADIO (NR)

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:monitoring one or more physical downlink control channels (PDCCHs) for paging resources associated with a first subset of synchronization signal (SS) blocks that corresponds to a first beam tracking area (BTA); and
on a condition that at least one measurement of at least one beam associated with the first subset of SS blocks is less than a predetermined threshold, transmitting, to a base station (BS), a signal indicating a second BTA that is associated with a second subset of SS blocks,
wherein a set of SS blocks comprises the first subset of SS blocks and the second subset of SS blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,826,573

METHODS, APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES FOR UPLINK (UL) CHANNEL RECIPROCITY

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method of uplink (UL) transmission implemented by a Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU) using a plurality of Sounding Reference Signals (SRSs), the method comprising:measuring, by the WTRU, a plurality of downlink (DL) reference signals (RSs);
determining, by the WTRU, first precoding information using the measured DL RSs;
precoding, by the WTRU, the plurality of SRSs using the determined first precoding information;
transmitting, by the WTRU to a network entity, the plurality of SRSs that are precoded;
receiving, by the WTRU, Downlink Control Information (DCI) including an indicator indicating: (1) second precoding information based on the precoded SRSs sent from the WTRU, and (2) rank information; and
transmitting, by the WTRU, UL data precoded using the second precoding information.

US Pat. No. 10,826,539

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADVANCED OUTER CODING

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method for performing multi-layer packet coding (MLPC) in a communication device, the method comprising:segmenting a data stream into a plurality of data segments;
encoding each of the plurality of data segments into a respective forward error correction (FEC) codeword of a plurality of FEC codewords;
performing first exclusive OR (XOR) operations on the plurality of FEC codewords to generate a plurality of first layer parity codewords;
parsing the plurality of first layer parity codewords into a plurality of sections;
performing at least one second XOR operation on the plurality of first layer parity codewords to generate at least one second layer parity codeword, including performing an XOR operation on the plurality of first layer parity codewords on a section-by-section basis to generate a second layer parity codeword for each of the plurality of sections; and
transmitting at least one of: the plurality of FEC codewords, the plurality of first layer parity codewords, or the at least one second layer parity codeword.

US Pat. No. 10,924,974

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:determining, by the WTRU, preference information associated with an application of the WTRU;
sending, by the WTRU, a first message including the determined preference information that indicates, for a flow associated with the application, that a deactivation of a first session associated with a first anchor point is after an establishment of a second session associated with a second anchor point;
communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the flow via the first anchor point using the first session associated with a first IP address;
receiving, by the WTRU, a second message triggering the establishment of the second session and a movement of the flow to the second session;
establishing, by the WTRU, the second session associated with the second anchor point;
moving, by the WTRU, the flow from the first session that is associated with the first IP address to the second session that is associated with a second IP address; and
after the moving of the flow to the second session, communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the flow via the second anchor point using the second session associated with the second IP address.