US Patent No. 10,251,163

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND CONTROL CHANNEL ALLOCATING METHOD


Patent No. 10,251,163
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Integrated Circuit And Control Channel Allocating Method
Inventorship Akihiko Nishio, Osaka (JP)
Seigo Nakao, Singapore (SG)
Assignee Panasonic Corporation, Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,163

1. An integrated circuit comprising:allocating circuitry, which, in operation, allocates a control information to one or more consecutive control channel elements (CCEs) in a search space, the search space comprised of a plurality of CCEs including the one or more consecutive CCEs, the plurality of CCEs starting on a CCE that is determined from both a number of the one or more consecutive CCEs, and a total number of CCEs configured in a subframe, and a CCE index of a first CCE of the one or more consecutive CCEs being associated with an uplink resource; and
transmitting circuitry, which, in operation, controls transmission of the allocated control information to a mobile station.