US Patent No. 10,219,295

TRIGGERING OF REFERENCE SIGNALS AND CONTROL SIGNALING


Patent No. 10,219,295
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Triggering Of Reference Signals And Control Signaling
Inventorship Klaus Hugl, Vienna (AT)
Timo Erkki Lunttila, Espoo (FI)
Kari Juhani Hooli, Oulu (FI)
Esa Tapani Tiirola, Kempele (FI)
Sigen Ye, Whitehouse Station, NJ (US)
Assignee Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy, Espoo (FI)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,295

1. A method comprising:receiving at a user equipment a configuration of multiple sounding reference signal parameter sets each set including a timing indication;
receiving at the user equipment being configured with the sounding reference signal parameter sets a grant that allocates multiple uplink subframes;
based on the grant, determining whether at least one of the multiple allocated uplink subframes is shortened such that uplink transmission is prohibited in only a portion thereof, and, if affirmative, which of the multiple uplink subframes are shortened;
determining from the grant that a sounding reference signal is requested;
determining from the grant a selected one of the sounding reference signal parameter sets;
identifying one uplink subframe based on the determination which of the multiple allocated uplink subframes are shortened and the timing indication of the selected sounding reference signal parameter set; and
transmitting the sounding reference signal as requested by the grant in the identified uplink subframe.