US Patent No. 11,071,091


Patent No. 11,071,091
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Contention Level Signaling For Resource Pools
Inventorship Xiaoyi Wang, Austin, TX (US)
Salam Akoum, Austin, TX (US)
Aditya Chopra, Austin, TX (US)
Andrew Thornburg, Austin, TX (US)
Milap Majmundar, Austin, TX (US)
Thomas Novlan, Cedar Park, TX (US)
Ralf Bendlin, Cedar Park, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,091

1. A method, comprising:determining, by network equipment comprising a processor, contention levels for respective ones of a group of resource pools, resulting in determined contention levels, wherein a resource pool of the group of resource pools comprises resources pooled to be offered as a group of resources for selection by a user equipment based on the determined contention levels, wherein ones of resources of the resource pool were selected based on power control parameters of the ones of the resources; and
communicating, by the network equipment to the user equipment, the determined contention levels, resulting in an enabling of the user equipment to select the resource pool from the group of resource pools based on the determined contention levels.