08489949 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 427 patents.

Embodiments disclosed herein address the need in the art for reduced overhead control with the ability to adjust transmission rates as necessary. In one aspect, a first signal indicates an acknowledgement of a decoded subpacket and whether or not a rate control command is generated, and a second signal conditionally indicates the rate control command when one is generated. In another aspect, a grant may be generated concurrently with the acknowledgement. In yet another aspect, a mobile station monitors the first signal, conditionally monitors the second signal as indicated by the first signal, and may monitor a third signal comprising a grant. In yet another aspect, one or more base stations transmit one or more of the various signals. Various other aspects are also presented. These aspects have the benefit of providing the flexibility of grant-based control while utilizing lower overhead when rate control commands are used, thus increasing system utilization, increasing capacity and throughput.

Title
Combining grant, acknowledgement, and rate control commands
Application Number
10/780824
Publication Number
8489949 (B2)
Application Date
February 17, 2004
Publication Date
July 16, 2013
Inventor
Serge Willenegger
Onnens
CH
Yongbin Wei
San Diego
CA, US
Tao Chen
La Jolla
CA, US
Sandip Sarkar
San Diego
CA, US
Stein Lundby
Solana Beach
CA, US
Peter Gaal
San Diego
CA, US
David Puig Oses
San Diego
CA, US
Durga P Malladi
San Diego
CA, US
Avinash Jain
San Diego
CA, US
Aleksandar Damnjanovic
San Diego
CA, US
Edward G Tiedemann Jr
Concord
MA, US
Agent
Donald C Kordich
Assignee
QUALCOMM Incorporated
CA, US
IPC
G08C 25/02
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