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Mo Han Fong, Jun Li, Ashvin H Chheda, Sophie Vrzic, Hang Zhang, Ali Iraqi: Reverse link enhancement for CDMA 2000 Release D. Nortel Networks, Garlick Harrison & Markison, James A Harrison, Kevin L Smith, February 5, 2008: US07327716 (19 worldwide citation)

A mobile station transmits sub-packets at a specified transmission rate or an autonomous transmission rate based on a PERSISTENCE bit. The mobile station increments, decrements, or does not change the transmission rate when the PERSISTENCE bit is a second logic state and a rate control bit (RCB) val ...


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Yufei Wu Blankenship, Michael Eoin Buckley, Zhijun Cai, Hua Xu, Sophie Vrzic, Shiwei Gao, Youn Hyoung Heo: Transmit downlink control information with higher order modulation. Blackberry, Conley Rose P C, J Robert Brown Jr, September 17, 2013: US08537862 (18 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for applying HOM to a PDCCH to transmit control information from an access node to a UE. The method comprises: selecting a DCI format for a HOM PDCCH; determining a DCI block of the HOM PDCCH according to the selected DCI format; generating a sequence of coded bits to be transmi ...


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Mo Han Fong, Sophie Vrzic, Robert Novak, Jun Yuan, Dong Sheng Yu: Methods and systems for HARQ protocols. Apple, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 3, 2013: US08527829 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods described herein are for wireless communication systems. One aspect of the invention is directed to a method for a HARQ process, in which the HARQ process includes a first transmission of an encoder packet and at least one retransmission. The method involves allocating a transmission resourc ...


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Sophie Vrzic, Mo Han Fong: Communicating control information including an index. Apple, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, April 23, 2013: US08428606 (9 worldwide citation)

Within a wireless network, a control segment is communicated between a base station and a mobile station, where the control segment is for assigning resources for communication of data in the wireless network. The control segment includes an index that maps to information to enable determination of ...


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Mo Han Fong, Hang Zhang, Sophie Vrzic, Robert Novak: Handover schemes for wireless systems. BlackBerry, Fish & Richardson P C, August 19, 2014: US08811339 (8 worldwide citation)

One method of wireless communication involves acknowledging that an anchor base station received a handover indication signal. Another method involves: receiving, from base stations of an active set, offset signals identifying a respective differences in time between a reference time and respective ...


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Mo Han Fong, Sean McBeath, Zhijun Cai, Hua Xu, Mark Earnshaw, Youn Hyoung Heo, Sophie Vrzic: System and method for a virtual carrier for multi-carrier and coordinated multi-point network operation. BlackBerry, Conley Rose P C, J Robert Brown Jr, April 21, 2015: US09014138 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for implementing coordinated multi-point transmission and reception in a multi-carrier network system including a first serving network node and a second cooperating network node is disclosed. The method includes the steps of configuring a first transmission channel. The first transmission ...


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Sophie Vrzic, Youn Hyoung Heo, Jack Anthony Smith: E-PDCCH design for reducing blind decoding. BlackBerry, Conley Rose P C, J Robert Brown Jr, December 10, 2013: US08606286 (7 worldwide citation)

A user equipment (UE) is provided. The UE comprises a processor. The processor is configured to receive an extended physical downlink control channel (E-PDCCH) in an E-PDCCH region that has been partitioned into at least two partitions. A first partition contains control channel elements (CCEs) with ...


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Kelvin Kar Kin Au, Mo Han Fong, Sophie Vrzic, Robert Novak, Jun Yuan: Systems and methods for network MIMO. Research In Motion, December 11, 2012: US08331308 (7 worldwide citation)

Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) systems and methods are provided for enabling network MIMO among base stations (BSs) and a mobile station (MS). A BS configure a network MIMO zone based on an indication of at least one other BS eligible for network MIMO. The network MIMO zone is defined by reso ...


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Mo Han Fong, Sophie Vrzic, Robert Novak, Jun Yuan, Dong Sheng Yu: Methods and systems for HARQ protocols. Apple, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 21, 2016: US09374198 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods described herein are for wireless communication systems. One aspect of the invention is directed to a method for a HARQ process, in which the HARQ process includes a first transmission of an encoder packet and at least one retransmission. The method involves allocating a transmission resourc ...


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Robert Novak, Hang Zhang, Sophie Vrzic, Mo Han Fong, Kelvin Kar Kin Au, Jianglei Ma, Pelying Zhu, Wen Tong: Multiplexing schemes for OFDMA. Apple, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, May 19, 2015: US09036515 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for allocating resources including VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) and Non-VoIP resources. In some embodiments, multiplexing schemes are provided for use with OFDMA (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing access) systems, for example for use in transmitting V ...