US Patent No. 10,194,444

INDEXING RESOURCES FOR TRANSMISSION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SIGNALS IN MULTI-CELL TDD COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS


Patent No. 10,194,444
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Indexing Resources For Transmission Of Acknowledgement Signals In Multi-cell Tdd Communication Systems
Inventorship Aris Papasakellariou, Houston, TX (US)
Joon-Young Cho, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,444

1. A method for transmitting an acknowledgement signal at a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving control information including a hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) resource offset field including a HARQ-ACK resource index indicating a first resource offset in a table in which a plurality of resource offsets are mapped to a plurality of HARQ-ACK resource indexes associated with transmission of the acknowledgement signal;
determining a resource for transmitting the acknowledgement signal based on the first resource offset; and
transmitting the acknowledgement signal on the determined resource.