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Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G: A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wlan. Motorola, Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G, KARPINIA Randi L, May 4, 2006: WO/2006/047065 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the neighbor is identified as an access point or a client. Then, the client determines a time to perform a scan of neighbors based upon 1) a ty ...


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Simpson Floyd D, Borras Jaime A, Dutkiewicz Eryk, Raad Raad, Ware Christopher G: Communication unit energy conservation apparatus and method. Motorola A Corporation Of The State Of Delware, Simpson Floyd D, Borras Jaime A, Dutkiewicz Eryk, Raad Raad, Ware Christopher G, BROWN Larry G, July 7, 2005: WO/2005/062644 (2 worldwide citation)

A communication unit (10) can have at least a first receiver (11) and a second receiver (12). The latter typically consumes more power than the former during ordinary operation. Pursuant to one embodiment a communication unit can use the lower-power receiver to detect energy on a monitored channel w ...


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Ware Christopher G, Ekl Randy L, Metke Anthony R: Method and apparatus for packet scheduling in a wireless network. General Instrument Corporation, Ware Christopher G, Ekl Randy L, Metke Anthony R, CULLEN Lawrence T, June 21, 2007: WO/2007/070272

Method and apparatus for packet scheduling in a wireless network is described. First values for a data transmission rate are measured for each of a plurality of mobile stations over time. Second values for a function of the data transmission rate are computed using at least one of the first values f ...


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Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G: A method for propagating beacons in a multi-tier wlan. Motorola, Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G, SALADI Indira, May 4, 2006: WO/2006/047055

A method for transmitting beacons by nodes in a multi-tier wireless local area network is disclosed. First, a first beacon by a tier 1 node (104) in the multi-tier wireless local area network is transmitted. Then, a second beacon by a tier 2 node (106) is transmitted where the second beacon is trans ...


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Rao Yadunandana N, Chaudhri Apoorv, Corke Robert J, Delve Trefor J, Prysby Daniel G, Ware Christopher G, Zeleznik Michael F: Method and apparatus for detecting and identifying spectrum opportunities. Motorola, Rao Yadunandana N, Chaudhri Apoorv, Corke Robert J, Delve Trefor J, Prysby Daniel G, Ware Christopher G, Zeleznik Michael F, DOUTRE Barbara R, October 9, 2008: WO/2008/121512

A method (20,200) and apparatus (10) for detecting and identifying spectrum opportunities, including the steps of communicating a location of at least one node (12) to at least one base station (14) (24), transmitting a list of at least one channel from the at least one base station (14) to the at l ...


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Silverman Shmuel, Ekl Randy L, Frank Colin D, Pandey Aparna, Rotstein Ron, Ware Christopher G: Method and apparatus for facilitating a fast handoff in a wireless metropolitan area network. Motorola, Silverman Shmuel, Ekl Randy L, Frank Colin D, Pandey Aparna, Rotstein Ron, Ware Christopher G, KARPINIA Randi L, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146501

A method and apparatus for facilitating a fast handoff for subscribers in a Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) by establishing a hard association with a first entity by sending a hard association request to the first entity and receiving a hard association response in response to the hard ass ...


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Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G: (wlan) Systems. Motorola, Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G, KARPINIA Randi L, January 3, 2008: WO/2008/002719

A method for transmitting beacon transmissions in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communications system (figure1) operating on one or more channels includes transmitting a first beacon using a directional antenna in a first direction on a first channel. A second beacon is then transmitted using ...


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Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G: (wlan) Systems. Motorola, Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Ware Christopher G, KARPINIA Randi L, January 3, 2008: WO/2008/002720

A method for communicating beacon transmissions from a wireless access point (WAP) to a client transceiver in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system (figure 1) includes obtaining a reference timing for the wireless access point. The sector configuration and the sector timing in the WAP is then ...


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Ware Christopher G, Ekl Randy L, Frank Colin D, Pandey Aparna: Methods of wireless backhaul in a multi-tier wlan. Motorola, Ware Christopher G, Ekl Randy L, Frank Colin D, Pandey Aparna, SALADI Indira, June 29, 2006: WO/2006/068710

Methods for managing wireless backhaul in a multi-tier wireless local area network are disclosed. The methods comprise maintaining a polling list wherein the polling list specifies the children to be serviced, transmitting a communication in the downstream direction to a child in the polling list, r ...


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Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Logalbo Robert D, Ware Christopher G: Methods for performing client to client communication in a wlan. Motorola, Pandey Aparna, Ekl Randy L, Logalbo Robert D, Ware Christopher G, SALADI Indira, October 5, 2006: WO/2006/104658

Methods for performing client to client communication in a wireless local area network are disclosed. At an 'n' tier client in the wireless local area network, a signaling message from an 'n-1' tier client is received wherein the signaling message comprises a first period, a second period, and a thi ...