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System and method for asynchronous wake-up mode and related mode switching

A method for operating a wake-up radio (wur) receiver of a receiving device includes receiving, from a transmitting device, information conveying a first mode of operation and a second mode of operation, wherein the first mode of operation is used for operating the wur receiver of the receiving device when the transmitting device does not transmit any wur beacons and the second mode of operation is used for operating the wur receiver of the receiving device when the transmitting device transmits wur beacons periodically, and determining, by the receiving device, that the transmitting device does not transmit any wur beacons, and based thereon, operating, by the receiving device, the wur receiver of the receiving device in accordance with the first mode of operation.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and method for dynamic data relaying

A method for dynamically relaying data includes receiving an advertisement for dynamic relaying services from a relay device, establishing a first device-to-device (d2d) connection with the relay device in accordance with the advertisement, transmitting a data packet to the relay device using the first d2d connection, and releasing the first d2d connection automatically after transmitting the data packet.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Group handover methods and systems

A method and system for group handover is provided. In an embodiment, a method in a network component for group handover in a wireless network includes receiving, at the network component, a mobility command from a target base station. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Layer 2 (l2) mobility for new radio (nr) networks

A ue comprises: a memory comprising instructions; and one or more processors in communication with the memory, wherein the one or more processors execute the instructions to: wirelessly communicate with a source node, perform a handover from the source node to a target node using l2 signaling in response to a handover decision between the source node and the target node, and wirelessly communicate with the target node in response to the handover. A method implemented by a ue comprises: wirelessly communicating with a source node; performing a handover from the source node to a target node using l2 signaling and in response to a handover decision; and wirelessly communicating with the target node in response to the handover.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Pcep extension to support flexi-grid optical networks

A computer-implemented method of requesting a path on a flexi-grid network comprises: sending, by a path computation client (pcc), a request for a path to a path computation element (pce), the request including the request including: a label that identifies spectrum to be restricted from use in the path; and a channel spacing field; and receiving, by the pcc and from the pce, a response to the request, the response including an identifier of an assigned path on the flexi-grid network.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Review machine learning system

An apparatus and method are provided for review-based machine learning. Included are a non-transitory memory storing instructions and one or more processors in communication with the non-transitory memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and method for managing contention in a wireless communications system

A method for transmitting to an access point includes receiving a selection condition and a selection contention period from the access point, and comparing the selection condition to a selection parameter. The method also includes contending for use of a transmission medium during the selection contention period if the selection parameter meets the selection condition.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Virtual reality (vr) video distribution using edge resources

A method includes an edge resource receiving virtual reality (vr) content responsive to a vr session request of a user equipment (ue), the edge resource receiving a wireless link condition indication and a field of view (fov) information from the ue, with the wireless link condition indication corresponding to a wireless link, and the edge resource adapting the vr content according to the fov information and the wireless link condition indication.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Contextualized information bus

An ne comprising a plurality of physical interfaces configured to communicate to a plurality of remote nes in an icn, a receiver coupled to the plurality of physical interfaces and configured to receive a request for a service from a first of the remote ne via the icn, wherein the service request comprises a requested service name and a requested service context, a memory comprising a service profile comprising a supported service associating with a supported service name and a supported service context, a processor coupled to the memory and the receiver and configured to generate a service response when the requested service name matches the supported service name and the requested service context matches the supported service context, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and the plurality of physical interfaces and configured to transmit the service response to the first ne via the icn.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Method and system for transmitting data among peer stations in a decentralized manner with high channel efficiency

A method for operating a first station configured to transmit data includes transmitting during a paging window, a first frame to page a second station, the first frame including an identifier associated with the second station, and generating a second frame including first timing information for a first time period to be subscribed by the first station for transmitting data to the second station, the first time period occurring after the paging window. When a third frame is received after a pre-specified short interval after transmitting the first frame, the third frame acknowledging the first frame, the method includes transmitting the second frame after the pre-specified short interval after receiving the third frame, and transmitting the data during the first time period.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Service graph based serverless cloud platform

An architecture, method, and/or non-transitory computer-readable media provide a service graph based serverless cloud architecture. The service graphs can orchestrate cloud-hosted functions into a coordinated micro-service application, and thus control the execution of the cloud-hosted functions in a prescribed manner. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Software defined networking (sdn) controller orchestration and network virtualization for data center interconnection

A data center interconnection (dci) network may comprise a data center controller (dcc) managing a plurality of data centers (dcs) interconnected by a provider network managed by a network provider controller (npc). The provider network may be an openflow based software defined networking (sdn) transport network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Telemetry aggregation and network autonomic scaling

A method implemented by a central controller is provided. The method includes receiving traffic monitoring information from a client, and sending a traffic monitor request to a network controller, the traffic monitor request requesting the network controller to monitor one or more traffic parameters based on the traffic monitoring information. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Data center network fault detection and localization

One or more processors of a device execute instructions to identify a set of servers that includes a first server and a second server in a plurality of data centers; send a first list of servers to the first server; send a second list of servers to the second server; receive a first set of response data from the first server, the first set of response data indicating responsiveness of the servers in the first list of servers; receive a second set of response data from the second server, the second set of response data indicating responsiveness of the servers in the second list of servers; analyze the first set of response data and the second set of response data; and based on the analysis, generate an alert that indicates a network error in a data center.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269977

Channel bonding in passive optical networks

An apparatus in a passive optical network (pon) is configured to modify a preamble of a data packet to include channel bonding information. The apparatus may further fragment the data packet into a plurality of data frames and transmit the fragmented data frames through multiple channels. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269844

Closed-loop automatic gain control in linear burst-mode transimpedance amplifier

An optical network system comprising an optical line terminal (olt) and an optical network unit (onu) coupled to the olt and configured to communicate with the olt via an optical signal. At least one of the olt or the onu comprises a closed-loop gain controlled transimpedance amplifier (tia) comprising a first amplifier configured to receive an input signal, generate a main output signal by amplifying the input signal according to a gain factor of the first amplifier, and generate an auxiliary output proportional to the input signal, an average detector coupled to the first amplifier and configured to receive the auxiliary output, and determine an average of the input signal according to the auxiliary output, and a feedback loop coupled to the first amplifier and the average detector and configured to control the gain factor of the first amplifier according to the average of the input signal.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269595

System and method for a mobile antenna with adjustable resonant frequencies and radiation pattern

Embodiments are provided for an efficient antenna design and operation method to adjust or add frequency bands at mobile devices using the available limited antenna size. The embodiments include electrically coupling to the antenna elements at a mobile or radio device a tuning stub or element through a printed circuit board (pcb) or a metal chassis. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266805

Mobile device and method for sensor data based antenna selection

A mobile device for determining a handling condition of the mobile device and a method of use thereof. One embodiment of the mobile device includes: at least one left capacitive proximity sensor disposed on a left side of the mobile device and operable to detect a hold condition, at least one right capacitive proximity sensor disposed on a right side of the mobile device and operable to detect a hold condition, an accelerometer disposed in the mobile device and operable to detect an orientation of the mobile device, an ambient light proximity sensor disposed in the mobile device and operable to detect a proximity of a user's head, and a processor operable to execute an application configured to gain access to and employ the hold condition, the orientation, and the proximity of the user's head to determine a handling condition.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255137

Unified resource management in a data center cloud architecture

A mobile device, computer readable medium, and method are provided for allocating resources within a cloud. The method includes the steps of collecting profile data from a plurality of resource agents and allocating a number of resource units to each resource agent in the plurality of resource agents based on the collected profile data. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255122

Learning-based resource management in a data center cloud architecture

A mobile device, computer readable medium, and method are provided for allocating resources within a cloud. The method includes the steps of receiving metrics data associated with one or more tasks, training one or more models based on the metrics data to predict scores for tasks executed with a particular number of resource units, receiving a request that specifies a first task for processing a dataset, determining an optimal number of resource units to allocate to the first task based on predicted scores output by a first model, and allocating the optimal number of resource units to a resource agent in the cloud to manage the execution of the first task. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255040

Apparatus and method for predictive token validation

An apparatus and method are provided for predictive token validation. In use, a database stores service usage information relating to usage of at least one service hosted by at least one server. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180254922

System and method for providing explicit feedback in the uplink

A method for transmitting feedback includes generating explicit channel feedback for a plurality of transmit beam-receive beam combinations (trbcs) between the user device and a transmit-receive point (trp), generating a modified resource in accordance with explicit feedback configuration information, the modified resource configured to convey the explicit channel feedback, wherein an explicit channel feedback associated with each trbc is conveyed on a different data symbol of the modified resource, and transmitting the modified resource to the trp using a single trbc.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253284

Approximate random number generator by empirical cumulative distribution function

The disclosure relates to technology for generating random numbers that are distributed by the population distribution. An empirical cumulative distribution function is constructed from random samples of the population, and a first random number is generated that is uniformly distributed over a first interval. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253139

Apparatus and method for reducing an energy consumption of hardware based on an application state

An apparatus, method, and computer-readable media are provided for reducing an energy consumption of hardware on which an application is running. In use, a call is received from an application via an application program interface. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/06/18 / #20180250826

Fine-grained object recognition in robotic systems

A method for fine-grained object recognition in a robotic system is disclosed that includes obtaining an image of an object from an imaging device. Based on the image, a deep category-level detection neural network is used to detect pre-defined categories of objects. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242329

System and method for interference coordination in wireless communications systems

A method for reducing interference at a first transmission point (tp) includes receiving a blanking bitmap from a second tp, the blanking bitmap includes an indicator of an interval of time when transmissions occurring on a transmission beam originating from the second tp are adjusted to reduce interference to the first tp, and scheduling communications for a user equipment (ue) served by the first tp in accordance with the blanking bitmap.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242249

System and method for recovering a communications station in sleep mode

A method for communications station sleep mode recovery includes receiving, by a communications station, a first wakeup identifier (wuid) from a first access point (ap), obtaining, by the communications station, a second wuid, entering, by the communications station, a sleep mode where a radio communications module (rcm) of the communications station is placed in a reduced power state, wherein a wakeup receiver of the communications station is in an active state when the rcm is in the reduced power state, and detecting, by the wakeup receiver of the communications station, one of a first wakeup packet (wup) including the first wuid or a second wup including the second wuid while the rcm is in the reduced power state, and based thereon, transitioning the rcm from the reduced power state to the active state.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242099

Method of application data switching between a device in a wireless pan mesh network and a virtual ethernet interface

A computer-implemented method for application data switching comprises receiving, by one or more processors of a computer, an application data packet received from an application running on the computer; determining, by the one or more processors and from the application data packet, an ethernet destination of the application data packet; based on the determined ethernet destination, identifying, by the one or more processors, a destination on a wireless personal area network (wpan); accessing, by the one or more processors, a payload of the application data packet; creating, by the one or more processors, a wpan data packet that includes the identified destination on the wpan and at least a portion of the payload from the application data packet; and transmitting, by the one or more processors, the wpan data packet to the identified destination on the wpan via a wpan interface.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241668

Packet classification using multi-dimensional splitting

A computer-implemented method classifies a packet received from a network. The method comprises receiving the packet having header information and a rule-set that indicates a plurality of actions to perform on the packet. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241651

Application-driven cross-stratum resource monitoring

A method and system for application-driven proactive multi-stratum resource monitoring in software defined networks (sdn). A cross-stratum optimization (cso) service orchestrator obtains a service intent, a notification subscription, and a programmable performance rule specified by an application. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241444

Apparatus and method for pre-coding data based on channel statistics

Provided are an apparatus and method for pre-coding data based on quantized channel state information and channel statistics. In use, channel statistics are collected. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239667

Elastic consistency high availability in multiple boards

A method of protecting against two or more board failures at the same time by providing an elastic consistency platform (ecp) of high availability (ha) in multiple board environments is described. The ecp is provided between transmission control protocol (tcp) and an application using tcp on each board, including providing input and output buffers to store data between a producer and a consumer. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234924

System and method for power control

A method of communicating in a wireless system includes receiving resource scheduling information indicating a location of a resource for transmitting a packet, an indication of a target power level, and an indication of a first bandwidth, receiving an indication of a first transmission power level, determining a second transmission power level in accordance with the target power level, and at least one of the first bandwidth and the first transmission power level, and transmitting the packet at the location of the resource with the second transmission power level.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234910

System and method for wifi authentication and selection

A method embodiment for network authentication includes selecting, by a user equipment (ue), an access network for establishing a network connection and receiving one or more network authentication status indications for a network associated with the access network. The method further includes implementing a network authentication and selection policy in accordance with the one or more network authentication status indications.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234873

System and method for data forwarding in a communications system

A method for operating a transmitting device includes receiving a first packet data convergence protocol (pdcp) protocol data unit (pdu) associated with a first remote device (rd), the first pdcp pdu including at least a first pdcp header, generating a first nested pdcp pdu in accordance with the first pdcp pdu, the first nested pdcp pdu including a second pdcp header and the first pdcp pdu, the second pdcp header comprising a first pdu type indicator indicating that the first nested pdcp pdu includes a first relayed pdcp pdu and a first identifier associated with the first rd, and sending the first nested pdcp pdu on a radio bearer.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234839

System and method for user equipment identification and communications

A method for identifier management for user devices operating in an inactive mode includes receiving a first uplink transmission including a user device identifier associated with a user device, transmitting a first downlink transmission including an indication of an ephemeral identifier assigned to the user device, transmitting a second downlink transmission including data associated with the ephemeral identifier, and discarding the ephemeral identifier.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234488

Cloud service control and management architecture expanded to interface the network stratum

A method implemented by a cloud service control gateway (cscg), comprises transmitting, by a transmitter, a query message to a network control gateway (ncg) operating in a network stratum, wherein the query message comprises a network resource requirement, receiving, by a receiver, a reply to the query message from the ncg, wherein the reply comprises a status of resources in the network stratum, and selecting, by a processor coupled to the transmitter and the receiver, a destination server for an application request based on the status of resources in the network stratum and the network resource requirement.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234289

High availability using multiple network elements

According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a system includes an active network element having circuitry for executing a primary application and a transmission control protocol (tcp) module, multiple standby network elements having circuitry for executing a secondary copy of the primary application and a secondary tcp module, and a network connection coupled to one or more of the active and standby network elements, wherein the active network element and standby network elements are coupled to transfer data and acknowledgments via their respective tcp modules, and wherein the standby network elements are reconfigurable to communicate via the network connection to a peer regardless of the failure of one or two of the network elements.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234273

Training sequences with enhanced iq imbalance tolerances for training-aided frequency domain equalization

Systems and methods for creating and using a first and second group of training sequences in a training-aided single-carrier frequency domain equalization system. The first group of training sequences are conventional training sequences and the second group of training sequences are 90°-rotated versions of the first group of training sequences.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234183

Threshold adjustment compensation of asymmetrical optical noise

An optical data circuit includes threshold adjustment circuits to perform threshold adjustment compensation of asymmetrical optical noise. The optical data circuit includes an optical-to-electrical conversion circuit configured to produce first and second differential electrical data signals, at respective first and second electrical nodes, in response to an optical data signal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234178

System and method for abstracting wavelength-switched optical network traffic engineering topology in sdn control hierarchy

A method including determining how many optical channel (och) paths are available for border node pair connections; determining which of the och paths satisfy a preselected latency threshold; and reporting the och paths that satisfy the preselected latency threshold to a service coordinator.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234150

Method and apparatus for providing user equipment access to millimeter wave stations through a microwave station

A method for providing user equipment access to millimeter wave stations through a microwave station includes receiving an indication of millimeter wave stations operating within a microwave coverage area of a microwave station. In a microwave band, information associated with the millimeter wave stations is broadcasted to user equipment in the microwave coverage area. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234144

Multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output for digital subscriber line

A method implemented in a wireless network element (ne), comprising obtaining, via a processor of the wireless ne, a plurality of encoded signals associated with a plurality of downstream (ds) channels in a wireless communication network, wherein the plurality of ds channels form a plurality of ds multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo) groups, performing, via the processor, mimo pre-coding on the plurality of encoded signals according to the plurality of ds mimo groups to produce mimo pre-coder output signals of the plurality of ds mimo groups, performing, via the processor, a crosstalk pre-coding across the mimo groups using a crosstalk pre-coding matrix on the mimo pre-coder output signals of the plurality of ds mimo groups to produce a plurality of output signals, with the crosstalk pre-coding matrix computed according to a first ds channel matrix and a ds mimo channel matrix, wherein the first ds channel matrix comprises first diagonal entries representing first direct channel estimates of the plurality of ds channels at a first subcarrier and first off-diagonal entries representing co-channel interference estimates of the plurality of ds channels at the first subcarrier, a first diagonal block of the first ds channel matrix representing mimo channels in a first ds mimo group of the plurality of ds mimo groups, and wherein the ds mimo channel matrix comprises a second diagonal block and off-diagonal blocks, the second diagonal block corresponding to the first diagonal block of the first ds channel matrix, and with the off-diagonal blocks comprising values of zeros, and synchronously transmitting, via one or more transmitters of the wireless ne, the plurality of output signals to a plurality of remote wireless nes via the plurality of ds channels.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234022

Ac/dc converters with wider voltage regulation range

A converter is provided. The converter includes a first dc/dc converter, a non-isolated dc/dc converter and a control circuit. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233614

Distributed/central optimizer architecture

The disclosure relates to technology for providing power, voltage, and/or current from a combination of photovoltaic modules. In one aspect, a system has central power optimizer, which is located between a group of distributed power optimizers and a solar inverter. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232304

System and method to reduce overhead of reference counting

The disclosure relates to technology for reference counting. A global reference counter associated with a lock to count one or more threads of a process referencing an object allocated in the memory is established. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227862

System and method for beam adaptation in a beam-based communications system

A method for beam adaptation in a beam-based communications system is provided. The beam-based communications system includes user equipment (ue) and a transmit-receive point (trp). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227813

Scheduling and handover of a vehicular connection with periodic messaging

A method, operable at a network node of a wireless network, schedules radio resource usage for a mobile device to transmit on a device-to-device connection. The method includes receiving, from the mobile device, an indication of a requirement for transmission resources, comprising at least an indication that the resources are required with a periodicity, transmitting, to the mobile device, an assignment of a first scheduling configuration for the device-to-device connection, comprising at least an indication of periodically recurring radio resources to be used for a plurality of instances of a message transmission on the device-to-device connection, transmitting, to the mobile device, an indication to begin use of the periodically recurring radio resources, and handing over responsibility for providing radio resources for the device-to-device connection from the network node to a target network node such that the availability of radio resources with the periodicity is substantially maintained.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227230

Stateless information centric forwarding using dynamic filters

Technology for stateless forwarding of packets in an icn is disclosed. Content routers modify a dynamic filter in an interest packet. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227094

Ue-assisted srs resource allocation

A dynamic ue capability message specifying a number of beams to be evaluated within different groups of ue tx beam directions associated with different antenna arrays of a ue may be communicated to a transmit receive point (trp). Each group of ue tx beam directions may include beam directions that are candidates for uplink data transmission. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227093

System and method for handling orphan resource elements

A method for transmitting data includes grouping resource elements (res) of orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (ofdm) symbols of a physical resource block (prb) into at least one paired re and at least one orphan re, transmitting the at least one paired re in accordance with space frequency block coding (sfbc), and transmitting the at least one orphan re in accordance with a precoder.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227024

Method and apparatus of beam recommendation in communication systems

A method and system for beam recommendation in communication systems is provided. In an embodiment, a method in a device for adjusting beam parameters at a remote transmitter includes measuring, by the device, device environmental parameters. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180226890

Series stacked dc-dc power conversion

The disclosure relates to technology for providing power, voltage, and/or current from a combination of dc sources. The dc sources may be photovoltaic panels. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180226098

Device for multiple disc load and unload

The present disclosure relates to a storage and transfer apparatus for mass transfer of a plurality of data discs to trays of a plurality stacked disc drives. The storage and transfer apparatus may store a plurality of discs with the disc hold pins retracted and the telescopic sections collapsed over each other. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225235

Systems and methods for utilizing ddr4-dram chips in hybrid ddr5-dimms and for cascading ddr5-dimms

A hybrid ddr5 dimm device includes a pcb board with a host interface through one of two ddr5 sub-channels, and a plurality of ddr4 or slow ddr5 sdram chips on the pcb coupled to this single channel ddr5 host interface. An embodiment processing system includes a host cpu to access a pairs of hybrid ddr5 dimm devices for 4× ddr5 memory capacities (4dpc), a first or second hybrid ddr5 dimm including a plurality of half-speed sdram chips, and a first or second ddr5 sub-channel coupled the host with slow sram chips on dimm. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220356

System and method for access barring

A method for performing access barring includes receiving barring parameters, modifying a subset of the barring parameters associated with an access class barring type, and forwarding the modified subset of the barring parameters to a remote device.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220337

Controlling tcp data transmission

The disclosure includes a method for rapidly recovering the speed of tcp transmission after a cross technology handover experienced by a mobile device. In the method, the mobile device receives a sequentially first tcp data packet after the cross technology handover completes via a tcp session between the mobile device and a remote tcp server, generates a first acknowledgement (ack) associated with the sequentially first tcp data packet, where the first ack comprises a first selective ack (sack) option, removes the first sack option from the first ack when a gap exists between data in the sequentially first tcp data packet and data received before the cross technology handover occurs, and sends the first ack without the first sack option to the remote tcp server via the tcp session. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219871

Verification of fragmented information centric network chunks

Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for lightweight integrity verification of fragmented chunks in an information centric network. One aspect provides a method of securely providing data. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219817

Personalized message priority classification

A system and method of automatically assigning a priority rank to messages. The system and method accesses a message data store and assigns a priority rank to each message. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219790

Scalable multicast for notification-driven content delivery in information centric networks

The disclosure relates to technology for forwarding packets in an information centric network (icn). A first request message, including a first packet filter and a first hop count field that indicates a number of hops the request message has traveled from a requesting node, is received at a node. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219661

Device, network, and method for communications with fast adaptive transmission and reception

An embodiment of the present invention is disclosed including a method for adaptive reception, the method. The method includes receiving, by a user equipment (ue), an indicator from a first component carrier, the indicator indicating whether a second component carrier is in the on state. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219592

System and method for multiplexing control and data channels in a multiple input, multiple output communications system

A system and method for system and method for multiplexing control and data channels in a multiple input, multiple output (mimo) communications system are provided. A method for transmitting control symbols and data symbols on multiple mimo layers includes selecting a first set of codewords from ncw codewords, distributing control symbols onto the first set of layers, placing data symbols of the first set of codewords onto the first set of layers, placing data symbols of the (ncw-ncw1) remaining codewords to remaining layers if ncw>ncw1, and transmitting the multiple mimo layers. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219577

Multi-stage echo cancelation scheme to run fdx in coax cable plant

Disclosed herein is a multi-stage echo cancelation scheme. The disclosed embodiments include an apparatus and method for monitoring and canceling echoes greater than 25 db in a coaxial cable plant. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219562

Transaction identification synchronization

Various embodiments include methods and apparatus structured to provide synchronization of a transaction identification between a host and a memory module using a parity check. A transaction identification can be generated at both the host and the memory module independently using incremental counters of these apparatus. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217964

Content-aware energy savings for web browsing utilizing selective loading priority

A mobile device, computer readable medium, and method are provided for web browsing that reduces a power consumption of the mobile device. The method includes the steps of receiving a markup language document that includes a plurality of elements; assigning each element in the plurality of elements a priority value according to a set of rules; and selectively loading rendered content corresponding to the plurality of elements into a window of an application executed by the mobile device based on the priority value assigned to each element in the plurality of elements. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217838

Ultra lean vector processor

An apparatus comprises a central processor that outputs a first control signal to data organizers that organizes and moves data and a second control signal to vector processors that receives a first and second set of data from the data organizers. A first vector processor includes a first instruction circuit that executes a first plurality of vector functions and a second instruction circuit that executes a second plurality of vector functions. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217607

Object recognition in autonomous vehicles

A system for object recognition in an autonomous vehicle includes non-transitory memory storage for storing instructions and an image feature database. One or more processors are in communication with the memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217468

Polarization insensitive integrated optical modulator

A method of modulation implemented by a polarization insensitive integrated optical modulator (piiom). The method includes receiving, at an input, a continuous wave (cw) light, splitting, by a first polarization splitter-rotator (psr), the cw light into a first light beam having a transverse electric (te) polarization and a second light beam having a transverse magnetic (tm) polarization, rotating, by the first psr, the second light beam having the tm polarization to generate a third light beam having the te polarization, modulating, with a multiport modulator, the first light beam with data to generate a first output signal and the third light beam with data to generate a second output signal, combining, by a second psr, the first output signal and the second output signal to form a modulated output cw light, and transmitting, at an output separate from the input, the modulated output cw light to an optical receiving device.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213491

Device, network, and method for communications with dynamic adaptation

An embodiment communication system and method adaptively use a secondary cell under the control of a primary cell for communicating with a user device. The secondary cell and the user device communicate based on instructions provided to both by the primary cell. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213490

System and method for power control command for device-to-device transmissions

A transmit power control rule for device-to-device (d2d) transmissions may not be necessary during periods in which no uplink transmissions are scheduled to be received by an enhanced node b base station (enb). When uplink transmissions are not scheduled to be received by the enb, the enb may send a transmit power control (tpc) command to a d2d capable user equipment (d2d ue) that instructs the d2d ue to perform a d2d transmission at a pre-defined transmit power level (e.g., maximum transmit power level). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213018

Intelligent event streaming

Various embodiments include devices and methods structured to provide an intelligent event processing offload, which can facilitate an efficient, geo-distributed tiered scalable event streaming and processing interconnect through an embedded adapter interconnect. Event streams received in a data handler from one or more networks can be separated into partitions. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212889

Multi-core lock-free rate limiting apparatus and method

An apparatus, such as a network element, comprises a receiver to receive a plurality of packets. A memory stores instructions and forms a first and second set of virtual queues to store the plurality of packets. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212748

Synchronization error reduction in common public radio interface (cpri) passive optical networks (pons)

A first apparatus comprises: a processor configured to generate a first synchronization message; a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first synchronization message to a second apparatus at a first wavelength; and a receiver coupled to the processor and configured to receive a second synchronization message from the second apparatus at a second wavelength and in response to the first synchronization message, the first wavelength and the second wavelength are based on a reduction of a latency difference between the second synchronization message and the first synchronization message, and the processor is further configured to calculate a to between the first apparatus and the second apparatus based on the reduction.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212534

Multi-channel inverter systems

A system comprises a plurality of inverter units having inputs connected to a power source and a coupled inductor comprising a plurality of windings and coupled between the plurality of inverter units and an output filter, wherein each winding of the plurality of windings has a first terminal connected to an output of a corresponding inverter unit and second terminals of the plurality of windings are connected together.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210916

Memory-aware plan negotiation in query concurrency control

Embodiments of the present technology relate managing database query concurrency. A method of the present technology can include receiving a query, generating a first query plan that can be used to execute the query in system memory without any system memory constraints, and estimating a system memory cost for executing the query in the system memory using the first query plan. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180206205

Adaptive call notification

A method for adaptive call notification in a user equipment (ue) includes detecting an incoming call indication such as a ring signal. The ambient sound level for the ue is measured in response to the incoming call indication. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180206195

Methods and systems for downlink transmit power control command transmission

Backwards compatibility may be achieved by transmitting an alternating pattern of uplink tpc commands in uplink timeslots. In one example, a served user equipment (ue) receives a downlink tpc command from a serving base station during a downlink timeslot in a sequence of downlink timeslots, and generates an uplink tpc command based on a received power level of the downlink tpc command. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180206178

System and method for communicating system information

A method for system information (si) management includes maintaining global si applicable to an entirety of a hypercell controlled by a controller and local si associated with at least one distributed controller of the hypercell, generating a global local si indicator (glsii) indicating usage of the local si in the hypercell, and broadcasting the global si including the glsii.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180206060

Cloud based phone services accessible in the cloud by a remote device

The disclosure relates to technology for establishing communication between a remote device and a virtual machine on a computing node of the cloud-based services via the distributed network. The cloud-based services include multiple operating systems and one or more applications. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205672

Database functions-defined network switch and database system

A computer-implemented method and system are provided, including executing an application programming interface (api) in a network switch to define at least one of one or more database functions, performing, using one or more processors, the one or more database functions on at least a portion of data contained in a data message received at the switch, to generate result data, and routing the result data to one or more destination nodes. A database function-defined network switch includes a network switch and one or more processors to perform a pre-defined database function on query data contained in data messages received at the switch, to produce result data, wherein the pre-defined database function is performed on the query data in a first mode of operation to a state of full completion, generating complete result data and no skipped query data, or to a state of partial completion, generating partially completed result data and skipped query data.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205660

Apparatus and method for controlling usage of a non-optimal path

An apparatus, method, and non-transitory computer-readable media are provided for controlling usage of an non-optimal path. In use, for example, a processing device identifies one of a plurality of paths as an optimal path based on a plurality of round trip time (rtt) values, where the rtt values include an optimal path round trip time (rtt) value of the optimal path and at least one non-optimal path rtt value of at least one non-optimal path. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205634

Weighted next hop selection at a router using an equal cost multipath process

A routing technique provides a routing table which assigns weights in the process of selecting a next hop at a router, while still using an equal cost multipath selection process at the router. The routing table is configured to cross reference an ip address prefix set to a number of next hops which can be all, or fewer than all, available next hops. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205487

System and method for adapting code rate

A system and method for adapting code rate are provided. A method for a first communication device to transmit a resource assignment to at least one communication device includes assigning at least one transmission resource to transmit the resource assignment, adapting a code rate of an encoded payload based on the at least one transmission resource and a threshold, thereby producing an adapted payload, and transmitting the adapted payload.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205245

Charger having retractable cooling surface

A device includes a charger case. Charging electronics are supported within the case. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205146

Mobile device with multiple-antenna system

Embodiments provide mobile device comprising a body frame; processing circuitry affixed to the body frame; a first antenna and a second antenna arranged adjacent to each other in the body frame, the first antenna and the second antenna electrically coupled to the processing circuitry to provide radiation, wherein the first antenna and the second antenna share a common ground defined by the body frame, wherein the first antenna is configured to provide radiation of a first polarization, and wherein the second antenna is configured to provide radiation of a second polarization substantially orthogonal to the first polarization to provide a signal isolation between the first antenna and the second antenna.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203895

Best-efforts database functions

A computer-implemented method and system at a network switch provides using one or more processors to perform a pre-defined database function on query data contained in data messages received at the network switch, with the performing producing result data, and wherein the pre-defined database function is performed on the query data in a first mode of operation to a state of full completion, generating complete result data and no skipped query data, and in a second mode of operation to a state of partial completion, generating partially complete result data and skipped query data. Further, the method and system performing one or more network switch functions to route the complete result data, and/or route the partially complete result data and skipped query data, to one or more destination nodes. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180199362

System and method for digital communications with interference avoidance

A method for communicating in a wireless communications system includes receiving, by a first station, an uplink scheduling information and a first frequency resource usage indicator from an access point, the first frequency resource usage indicator indicating a utilization of a first set of network resources for carrying acknowledgement information from the access point. The method also includes transmitting, by the first station, a first data packet to the access point in accordance with the uplink scheduling information and also transmitting, by the first station, a second frequency resource usage indicator to a second station that is not served by the access point, the second frequency resource usage indicator indicating that the first set of network resources are being utilized by the first station.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180199328

Hybrid mobility and radio resource management mechanisms

A communication device includes a level one (l1) processing element configured to measure downlink (dl) reference signals from multiple beams received via a transceiver to generate l1 data describing the multiple beams. The device also includes a level two (l2) processing element configured to consolidate, select, or filter the multiple beams responsive to the l1 data to produce l2 data corresponding to one or more of the multiple beams in a first cell that are consistent with preconfigured parameters. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180199321

System and method for downlink transmission in a wireless network

A method of communicating in a wireless network includes transmitting, by a station, a null data packet (ndp) power save (ps)-poll frame including a short training field and a long training field. Also, the ndp ps-poll frame includes a signaling field including a message type indicator, a transmitter address (ta), a receiver address (ra), and a cyclic redundancy check (crc). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180199185

System and method for updating user equipment capability

A method for operating a user equipment (ue) includes detecting an occurrence of an overheating condition in the ue, and based thereon, determining a first set of operating capabilities of the ue from a second set of operating capabilities of the ue, where the first and second set of operating capabilities are associated with a connection between the ue and a network entity, and where the first set of operating capabilities is a reduction in operating capability of the ue when compared to the second set of operating capabilities, triggering a transfer of ue capability information associated with the first set of operating capabilities, and applying, by the ue, the first set of operating capabilities to the connection.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198700

Distributed producer mobility management in information centric networking

The disclosure includes a method for an information-centric networking (icn) network. According to the method, a poa receives registration information from a producer, where the registration information comprises a name prefix of the producer. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198511

System and method for hierarchal beamforming and rank adaptation for hybrid antenna architecture

An embodiment method for beam-related information and channel state information feedback includes receiving first analog beamformed reference signals; transmitting a first report indicating a set of selected analog beamformed reference signals and a transmission rank that jointly maximize a first performance criterion for subsequent transmissions by a transmitter that transmitted the first analog beamformed reference signals; receiving second analog beamformed reference signals maximized in accordance with the set of selected analog beamformed reference signals and the transmission rank; and transmitting a second report, in accordance with the second analog beamformed reference signals, indicating a channel quality indicator and a precoding matrix indicator that maximize a second performance criterion for subsequent transmissions by the transmitter that transmitted the first analog beamformed reference signals and the second analog beamformed reference signals.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/12/18 / #20180197584

Hybrid lpddr4-dram with cached nvm and flash-nand in multi-chip packages for mobile devices

An apparatus comprises a hybrid-memory multi-chip package (mcp) including a non-volatile memory (nvm) in an nvm die; a dynamic random access memory (dram) in two or more dram die, wherein a portion of the dram is allocated as a cache memory for the nvm; and a hybrid controller for the nvm and dram. The hybrid controller includes an nvm interface to the nvm; a dram interface to the cache memory; a host interface to communicate data with a host processor, wherein the host interface includes a parallel data bus for reading and writing data directly with both of the dram and the nvm; and logic circuitry configured to interleave access by the host processor and hybrid controller to the dram and nvm.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192432

Measurement gap schedule supporting multiple beams

An embodiment method for measurement gap scheduling includes generating, by a serving cell to which a ue is connected, a bitmap that indicates timing of measurement gaps for reference signals transmitted by the serving cell and at least one neighbor cell of the serving cell in beamformed and beam swept beams, and transmitting the bitmap to the ue in a configuration message.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192375

Uplink signal transmit power control

A method for controlling an uplink signal transmit power at the user equipment and a ue configured to perform such a method are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes receiving a downlink reference signal transmit power associated with a first resource indicator, a downlink reference signal transmit beamforming gain associated with a second resource indicator, an uplink signal receive beamforming gain associated with a third resource indicator, and an uplink signal target receive power associated with a fourth resource indicator and transmitting an uplink signal associated with a fifth resource indicator to a transmission point with a transmit power calculated based on the combination, wherein the downlink reference signal transmit power associated with the first resource indicator and the downlink reference signal transmit beamforming gain associated with the second resource indicator are signaled together as a single metric associated with a sixth resource indicator.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192358

System and method for basic service set association

In one embodiment, a method for basic service set (bss) association, comprises receiving, by a station (sta) from an access point (ap), a frame comprising a traffic type indicator, wherein the traffic type indicator indicates a type of sta that is allowed to associate with the ap and the frame is a beacon frame or a probe response frame; and associating the sta with the ap upon determining that a device type of the sta is indicated by the traffic type indicator.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191872

Network bridge between different network communication protocols

A network coordinator device comprises a processor, a memory, a first port to operatively couple the processor to first network that uses media access control (mac) addresses of a first size, and a second port to operatively couple the processor to second network that uses mac addresses of a second size. The processor is configured to perform a network bridging protocol to bridge data frames communicated between the first network and the second network, including to translate communications between a device of the first network having the first size mac address and a device of the second network having the second size mac address, and adapt a frame format of the first network protocol to a frame format of the second network protocol. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191616

Hash-based overlay routing architecture for information centric networks

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate in an information centric network (icn), the method comprises creating, by a processor of the ne, a minimum spanning tree for an overlay cluster to which the ne is assigned within a host domain, wherein the minimum spanning tree comprises a root corresponding to the ne and a plurality of member nodes assigned to the overlay cluster, and broadcasting, by a transmitter coupled to the processor, a hash cluster setup (hcs) message to the member nodes, wherein the hcs message comprises source path routing information for the overlay cluster and hop limit values corresponding to distances within the icn between the ne and each of the member nodes,. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191455

System and method for passive optical network communication

In one embodiment, a method for passive optical network (pon) communication includes broadcasting, by an optical line terminal (olt), a first message including a first start time of a first quiet window and a first allocation identification number (alloc-id), where the first alloc-id indicates a first supported upstream line rate associated with the first quiet window. The method also includes receiving, by the olt from a first optical network unit (onu) during the first quiet window, a first serial number response, wherein a first transmitting upstream line rate of the first onu is equal to the first supported upstream line rate.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191422

Device/ue-oriented beam recovery and maintenance mechanisms

Aspects of this disclosure provide techniques for detecting and recovering from beam-failure events. In some embodiments, motion sensor information generated by motion sensors on a ue is used to detect, predict, and/or recover from a beam failure event that results, or would otherwise result, from movement of the ue. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191418

Beam management techniques for beam calibration

Embodiments of this disclosure provide techniques for determining a device's beam correspondence status. As used herein, a device is considered to have “beam correspondence” when the device's tx and rx antennas satisfy a calibration criteria. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191133

Folded waveguide structure semiconductor laser

A laser apparatus is provided, comprising a semiconductor substrate, an active layer disposed on the semiconductor substrate, a folded waveguide disposed on the active layer and forming a resonant structure, the folded waveguide comprising at least two substantially straight waveguide portions coupled by a connecting waveguide structure, with the folded waveguide having a first end and a second end located at one or more edges of the semiconductor substrate, wherein at least one of the ends includes a mirror, and an electrode coupled to the folded waveguide and configured to create photons in the folded waveguide when receiving electrical power. The waveguide emits laser light comprising the photons, with the laser light emitted at an edge of the semiconductor substrate.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191065

System and method for fast system acquisition and channel estimation

A method for operating a transmit-receive point (trp) includes generating a different spatial domain to time domain transform (stt) symbol for each antenna element in an antenna array, and transmitting the stt symbols using the antenna array to sweep a beam along a first plane in the time domain.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189307

Topic based intelligent electronic file searching

An apparatus comprises a non-transitory memory that stores a query for of electronic files and instructions. One or more processors execute the instructions to represent the plurality of electronic files as a plurality of column vectors. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184471

System and method for association of transitory wifi users

Embodiments are provided for identifying transitory wifi users and providing a differential treatment of such users in terms of delaying associating steps between user stations (stas) and an access point (ap). A transitory user refers to a user or user device that connects to a wifi ap but does not run applications that require association or assigning ip addresses, such as short-term or temporary connected wifi users that are on the move. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184406

System and method for protecting time slots

A method for prioritizing first group devices over second group devices in accessing a channel during a time slot scheduled for communications by the first group devices is provided. The method includes generating a frame comprising a duration field containing a value set to a sum of a duration of a frame exchange including a transmission of the frame and a duration of a time extension, and transmitting the frame in the time slot.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184251

Apparatus and method for facilitating return of a mobile device

An apparatus and method are provided to facilitate a return of a mobile device to an owner. A graphical user interface element is displayed, utilizing a display of a mobile device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183744

Method and device for selecting notification recipient

A method performed by a notification system for selecting notification recipients that are to receive abnormal event information. The method comprises storing abnormal event information including at least one of an event identifier, location, speed, direction and road information in a memory of the notification system; determining, by a processor of the notification system, a latest potential impacted area (pia) based on the abnormal event information; creating a list of potential recipients within the latest pia; selecting from the list of potential recipients a recipient to be notified according to a selection criterion specified in the memory, wherein the selection criterion is based on potential recipients information, including at least one of notification configuration, notification log, location, speed, direction and behavior history of the potential recipients; and sending, by a transmitter of the notification device, an abnormal event notification to the selected recipient.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183499

Frequency division multiple antenna distribution

A frequency division multiple antenna distribution includes dividing up a carrier signal between a number of frequencies to create a plurality of sub-carrier signals. Each of the sub-carrier signals is at a different frequency. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183347

Isolated partial power converter

An input-series-output-parallel (isop)-type partial power converter circuit comprises: an isolated, unregulated dc-to-dc converter configured to generate a first output voltage at a first output voltage node; and a regulated dc-to-dc converter coupled with the unregulated dc-to-dc converter and configured to generate a second output voltage at a second output voltage node, the regulated dc-to-dc converter comprising a resonant forward-flyback converter configuration; wherein the first output voltage node is coupled in parallel with the second output voltage node.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183140

Coupled multi-bands antennas in wearable wireless devices

A wearable wireless device is disclosed. In one embodiment the wearable wireless device includes a circuit board, a housing body housing the circuit board, the housing body having a front side and a back side, a display located at the front side of the housing body, a first antenna element electrically connected to the circuit board and located on the front side of the housing body and a second antenna element electrically connected to the circuit board and located on the front side of the housing body.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182046

Transmitting an electricity flow

A user device may transmit a request for electricity via a wire to a smart device, where the request includes the universal unique identifier (uuid) of the user device. Upon the reception of the uuid, the smart device may enable an electricity flow to the user device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181877

Generating a knowledge base to assist with the modeling of large datasets

A system, computer-readable medium, and method are provided for tracking modeling of datasets. The method includes the steps of executing an exploration operation to generate a result and storing an entry in a database that correlates an exploration operation configuration for the exploration operation with at least one performance metric. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176300

Cross-data center hierarchical consensus scheme with geo-aware leader election

A device comprises a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions, a network interface, and one or more processors in communication with the memory storage and the network interface. The one or more processors execute the instructions to receive, via the network interface, a write request from a client device; send, via the network interface, the received write request to a set of follower devices; receive, via the network interface, a first acknowledgment from a majority of the follower devices of the set of follower devices that the write request was processed; send, via the network interface, the received write request to a set of peer devices; receive, via the network interface, second acknowledgments from a majority of the set of peer devices that the write request was processed; and send an acknowledgment of the write request to the client device in response to the receipt of the first acknowledgments and the second acknowledgments.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176256

Temporal control and access control of emails

A sender device includes a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions and a temporal control policy, and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor executes the instructions to generate an email, generate a control mechanism for the email, wherein the control mechanism instructs a security server to implement the temporal control policy and wherein the temporal control policy affects a recipient device's use of the email, and integrate the control mechanism into the email to generate an integrated email. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176190

Location control and access control of emails

A sender device includes a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions and a location control policy, and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor executes the instructions to generate an email, generate a control mechanism for the email, wherein the control mechanism instructs a security server to implement the location control policy and wherein the location control policy affects a recipient device's use of the email, and integrate the control mechanism into the email to generate an integrated email. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176152

Programmable and low latency switch fabric for scale-out router

A router device comprises a memory storage storing a database with network path information and a plurality of network interface line cards. The plurality of network interface line cards receive data through a network interface of a first line card addressed to a second line card; determine a path through at least one switch from the first line card to the second line card based on the network path information stored in the database; and forward the data, the address of the second line card, and the path information to the second line card from the first line card through the at least one switch.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176148

Method of dynamic resource allocation for public clouds

A device comprises a memory storage comprising instructions and one or more processors in communication with the memory. The one or more processors execute the instructions to access data for a plurality of previous time periods for a client of a plurality of clients, the data for each previous time period of the plurality of previous time periods including resource usage data for a plurality of jobs of the client, apply a time series analysis algorithm to the accessed data to predict a distribution of characteristics of resource usage for a future time period for the client, based on the predicted distribution of characteristics of resource usage, simulate a number of future predicted workloads for the future time period for the client, and based on the simulated number of future predicted workloads, automatically reserve a set of resources for the future time period for the client.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176144

Apparatus for self-regulater (sr) last-in, first-out (lifo) scheduling in software defined networks (snds) with hybrid traffic

An apparatus, such as a network element, comprises a receiver to receive a plurality of packets from a plurality of traffic flows and a first non-transitory memory to form a first and second set of queues to store the plurality of packets from the plurality of traffic flows. One or more processors execute instructions stored in a second non-transitory memory to limit a rate of transfer of the plurality of packets that is output from the first set of queues to the second set of queues having a plurality of delays. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176070

System and method to handle events using historical data in serverless systems

The disclosure relates to technology handling events in a distributed computing environment. Events comprising a function executable by an instance are received from an event queue. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176041

Hardware virtualization for mean and variance estimations of qam symbols

Receivers including estimation unit (eu) circuits and related processing techniques for wireless systems are provided. Efficient expressions for quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) symbol mean and variance calculations are utilized with efficient expressions and implementations that are adaptive to different orders of qam formats. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175997

System and method for full duplex link adaptation in a full duplex communications system

A method for operating a communications controller adapted for full duplex (fd) operation includes receiving a measurement report from a user equipment served by the communications controller, the measurement report indicating a first power margin between a current transmit power and a transmit power break point and a second power margin between the current transmit power and a maximum transmit power capable of supporting fd operation, performing fd link adaptation (la) in accordance with the first power margin and the second power margin to adjust one or more fd configuration parameters of a link between the communications controller and the user equipment, wherein the link includes a downlink and an uplink, and instructing the user equipment to communicate over the link in accordance with the one or more fd configuration parameters.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175984

High dimensional (hidi) radio environment characterization and representation

A device comprises a memory that stores instructions executed by one or more processors to obtain a plurality of received signals transmitted by a user equipment from a plurality of antenna elements in a cellular network. A plurality of complex channel values are calculated in an angle domain for a horizontal arrival angle and a vertical arrival angle per a received ray in a plurality of received rays in response to the plurality of received signals. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175945

Method to remove measurement receiver counter intermodulation distortion for transmitter calibration

A system, computer readable medium, and method are provided for calibrating a wireless transmitter. A transceiver that includes a radio frequency transmitter, a measurement receiver, and a local oscillator unit may be calibrated by adjusting the duty cycle of the radio frequency signals generated by the local oscillator unit. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175908

Crosstalk channel estimation for legacy cpe

A digital subscriber line (dsl) network device for coupling to dsl communication lines, the network device comprising: multiplexing circuitry that transmits signals to vector-compliant consumer premises equipment (cpe) and legacy cpe via the dsl communication lines; and processing circuitry configured to: initiate transmission of a predetermined set of orthogonal pilot sequences to a plurality of vector-compliant cpes; initiate transmission of data symbols corresponding to the set of orthogonal pilot sequences to one or more legacy cpes; pre-process line errors of a victim vector-compliant cpe to remove far-end crosstalk due to the vector compliant disturber lines and perform the same pre-processing for the transmitted data symbols; determine far-end channel crosstalk information using a correlation of the pre-processed line errors and the pre-processed transmitted data symbols; and reduce far-end channel crosstalk of the victim vector-compliant cpe using the determined far-end channel crosstalk information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175865

Wide capture range reference-less frequency detector

A reference-less frequency detector circuit includes a sampling circuit that is configured to generate a frequency control voltage and a switch circuit control signal based on a frequency difference between a clock signal frequency and an input data rate. The frequency control voltage has a frequency down indication and a frequency up indication. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175817

Method to design ceramic filters with finite transmission zeros

An apparatus comprises a bandpass circuit having a passband frequency range, wherein the bandpass circuit includes a first building block circuit including one ceramic resonator circuit element, wherein the building block circuit is a one pole filter circuit and a transfer function of the first building block circuit includes one finite transmission zero, and wherein a transfer function of the bandpass circuit includes the finite transmission zero at one of a frequency lower than the passband frequency range or a frequency higher than the passband frequency range.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175732

High-efficiency regulated buck-boost converter

A regulated partial power controlled converter is presented, with the partial power controlled converter comprising a dc/dc converter receiving an input signal and providing a first converted signal from a first terminal, and providing a second converted signal from a second terminal; a first capacitor connected between an output node and an intermediate node; a second capacitor connected between the intermediate node and a ground; and a charge balance circuit connected to the output node, the intermediate node, and the ground. An output power of the partial power controlled converter is based on a first partial power provided by the dc/dc converter and a second partial power provided by a charge balance circuit.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174451

Path selection for autonomous vehicles

According to a method for selecting a path, the vehicle may receive driving condition of an area from a server, where the driving condition indicates that the area comprises a trouble area. Based on the driving condition of the area, the vehicle may calculate a first path and a second path, each of which is from a first point to a second point. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174038

Simultaneous localization and mapping with reinforcement learning

A robotic device is disclose as having deep reinforcement learning capability. The device includes non-transitory memory comprising instructions and one or more processors in communication with the memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173763

Predictive table pre-joins in large scale data management system using graph community detection

A computer-implemented method for identifying pre-join operations, when accessing a database of relational tables, based on a usage history and/or a priority needs, comprises creating a graph of weighted edges and nodes, the nodes represent relational tables and edges represent join operations to be performed on the tables, partitioning the graph into a plurality of graph communities based on graph community densities, with a density indicating a number of edges touching a particular node, with the number of edges being greater than a predetermined edge number threshold, with each edge further including an edge weight indicative of a frequency of referencing within a predetermined recent duration of time and/or indicative of urgency of quick access to the corresponding join result within a predetermined recent duration of time, and generating pre-join results based on the partitioned graph communities and graph community densities.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173762

System and method of adaptively partitioning data to speed up join queries on distributed and parallel database systems

A method implemented by a database system, comprising generating, by a processor of the database system, a plurality of join requests to at least two database tables with a common field responsive to a plurality of data requests, identifying, by the processor, at least two intervals of data with the common field using the plurality of join requests, creating, by the processor, a shadow table comprising the at least two intervals of data with the common field, wherein the shadow table comprises a plurality of fields from the at least two database tables, and wherein the plurality of fields are identified based on at least one of the join requests, storing, in a memory coupled to the processor, the shadow table, and generating, by the processor, a response to a subsequent data request using data stored in the shadow table.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173755

Predicting reference frequency/urgency for table pre-loads in large scale data management system using graph community detection

Graph communities detection is used to separate out pre-load candidates that have a high probability of being needed or a high urgency for being quickly available from those with lesser probability and/or urgency. Pre-loads are performed for the candidate tables having the higher probability and/or higher urgency.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173753

Database system and method for compiling serial and parallel database query execution plans

An apparatus, method, and non-transitory computer-readable media are provided for compiling serial and parallel database query execution plans. In use, a processing device parses a database query into a tree structure. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167921

Systems and methods for adaptive transmissions in a wireless network

A method for cell adaptation includes receiving, by a user equipment (ue), one or more transmission parameters for a transition reference signal (trs). One or more cells is transitioned between a reduced activity mode and an active transmission and reception mode in accordance with the trs. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167244

System and method for dft-s-ofdm papr reduction

A method for reducing a peak to average power ratio (papr) of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) signal. A first signal in the frequency domain is processed to generate a second signal by performing a modular permutation on the first signal according to a modular permutation index, and/or by performing a cyclic shift on the first signal according to a cyclic shift parameter. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167143

Higher-level clock and data recovery (cdr) in passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus comprises: a cdr sub-system comprising: an ffe; a decision component coupled to the ffe; a subtractor coupled to the ffe and the decision component; and a tap weight updater coupled to the subtractor and the ffe; and a pr-mlse component coupled to the cdr sub-system. A method comprises: converting an optical signal with a first modulation format to an analog electrical signal; converting the analog electrical signal to a first digital signal; equalizing the first digital signal into a second digital signal with a second modulation format, wherein the second modulation format has more levels than the first modulation format; and performing cdr on the second digital signal.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167088

Error-correcting code method and system with hybrid block product codes

A method including mapping an address space of the buffer configured to store a plurality of data values into a first two-dimensional array of values. For each row in the first two-dimensional array, calculating, by a processor comprising an encoder, a row parity value. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165331

Dynamic computation node grouping with cost based optimization for massively parallel processing

A massively parallel processing shared nothing relational database management system includes a plurality of storages assigned to a plurality of compute nodes. The system comprises a non-transitory memory having instructions and one or more processors in communication with the memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159915

Video stream network coding in information centric networks

The disclosure relates to technology for network coding a video stream in an information centric network. A network node breaks a media segment (e.g., a video segment) into chunks. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159819

Methods and system for allocating an ip address for an instance in a network function virtualization (nfv) system

A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer instructions for allocating an ip address for an instance in a network function virtualization (nfv) system, that when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform the steps of obtaining a first requirement of ip address allocation from vnfd by a first node in the nfv system, determining a second requirement of ip address allocation for the instance according to the first requirement; and sending to a second node in the nfv system the second requirement, wherein the ip address is allocated for the instance based upon the second requirement.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157614

Scalable direct inter-node communication over peripheral component interconnect-express (pcie)

A method of communicating data over a peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) non-transparent bridge (ntb) comprising transmitting a first posted write message to a remote processor via the ntb, wherein the first posted write message indicates an intent to transfer data to the remote processor, and receiving a second posted write message in response to the first posted write message, wherein the second posted write message indicates a destination address list for the data. Also disclosed is a method of communicating data over a pcie ntb comprising transmitting a first posted write message to a remote processor via the ntb, wherein the first posted write message comprises a request to read data, and receiving a data transfer message comprising at least some of the data requested by the first posted write message.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152940

System and method for allocating resources for device-to-device communications

A method for a device-to-device (d2d) communication includes determining, by the a device, availability of a d2d buffer status report (bsr) resource. The method also includes in response to determining that the d2d bsr is not available, generating, by the device, a d2d scheduling request (d2d-sr) message in accordance with d2d-sr configuration information and transmitting, by the device, the d2d-sr message in a d2d-sr resource when the d2d-sr resource is available.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152374

Service function chaining and overlay transport loop prevention

A method implemented by a service function forwarder (sff) comprises receiving, by a receiver of the sff, a service chain packet comprising a loop prevention field, the loop prevention field comprising a plurality of bits indicating whether an error has occurred during packet transmission, and determining, by a processor of the sff, whether to forward the service chain packet based on a value in the loop prevention field being less than a predefined parameter, the predefined parameter based on a number of bits (n) in the loop prevention field.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149890

Electro-absorption modulator with local temperature control

Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided including an electro-absorption modulator (eam) with local temperature control for optical communication. One aspect provides an optical eam including a semiconductor portion configured to modulate light for transmission or reception of an optical signal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146437

System and method for transmit power control with secondary uplink pilot channel

A method for operating a user equipment (ue) configured for estimating channel quality includes receiving a downlink fractional control channel from a non-serving hs-dsch cell, estimating a quality of the downlink fractional control channel over a specified time period, and deriving downlink synchronization primitives in accordance with the quality of the downlink fractional control channel. Further methods for deriving the transmit power of an uplink control channel from downlink fractional control channels transmitted by the serving and non-serving hs-dsch cells are disclosed.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146062

Channel recommendation system and method

Provided are a channel recommendation system and method. Included is a non-transitory memory comprising instructions and a plurality of communication profiles including a first communication profile associated with a first user and a second communication profile associated with a second user. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143872

Cyclic redundancy check calculation for multiple blocks of a message

The disclosure relates to technology performing a cyclic redundancy check (crc). Data is divided into a plurality of blocks, each of the plurality of blocks having a fixed size equal to a degree of a generator polynomial. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143641

Motion controlling method for an autonomous vehicle and a computer device

A computing device implements a motion controlling method for an autonomous vehicle. The computing device obtains information of a first path from a current position of the autonomous vehicle to a first next waypoint. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143460

Wavelength division multiplexed polarization independent reflective modulators

An apparatus comprising a polarization beam splitter optically coupled to a first light path and a second light path and configured to receive a cw light having a plurality of wavelengths, forward a first light beam of the cw light along the first light path, and forward a second light beam of the cw light along the second light path. A first multiplexer coupled to the first light path and configured to de-multiplex the first light beam into a first plurality of channels each corresponding to one of the plurality of wavelengths. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc








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