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Embodiments disclosed herein address the need in the art for an extended acknowledgment/rate control channel. In one aspect, an acknowledgment command and a rate control command are combined to form a combined command. In another aspect, the combined command is generated in accordance with a constellation of points, each point corresponding to a pair consisting of a rate control command and an acknowledgment command. In yet another aspect, the points of the constellation are designed to provide the desired probability of error for the respective command pairs. In yet another aspect, a common rate control command is transmitted along with a combined or dedicated rate control command. Various other aspects are also presented. These aspects have the benefit of reduced overhead while providing acknowledgment and rate control to single remote stations and/or groups of remote stations.

Title
Extended acknowledgement and rate control channel
Application Number
10/781285
Publication Number
7315527 (B2)
Application Date
February 17, 2004
Publication Date
January 1, 2008
Inventor
Serge Willenegger
Onnens
CH
Aleksandar Damnjanovic
San Diego
CA, US
Avinash Jain
San Diego
CA, US
Tao Chen
La Jolla
CA, US
Stein Lundby
Solana Beach
CA, US
Sandip Sarkar
San Diego
CA, US
David Puig Oses
San Diego
CA, US
Durga P Malladi
San Diego
CA, US
Peter Gaal
San Diego
CA, US
Edward G Tiedemann Jr
Concord
MA, US
Yongbin Wei
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
Thomas Rouse
S Hossain Beladi
Ruplt Patel
Assignee
Qualcomm Incorporated
CA, US
IPC
H04Q 7/24
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