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Optical line terminal (olt) support of optical network unit (onu) calibration

An optical line terminal (olt) channel termination (ct) comprises a receiver configured to receive an upstream message which comprises a correlation tag from an optical network unit (onu), wherein the correlation tag represents a unique number, a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to process the upstream message, and generate a downstream message based on the upstream message, wherein the downstream message comprises the correlation tag, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the downstream message to the onu.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Communication session based event driven communication management

A method includes detecting, via a server, a beginning of a communication session between multiple electronically connected users, initiating transfer, via the server, of multiple messages between the users, at least one message effecting a transfer of a random numerical value to a temporary pool of a first user to add to a total numerical value in the first user temporary pool, responsive to a change in the total numerical value in the first user temporary pool during the communication session, obtaining, via the server, a list of numerical values corresponding to digital content, at least one such digital content comprising a key communication offering the digital content in exchange for a first numerical value, comparing, via the server, the total numerical value in the first user temporary pool to the first numerical value, and initiating sending, via the server, the key communication to the first user if the total numerical value in the first user temporary pool is equal to or greater than the first numerical value.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Sample size estimator

A method includes obtaining via a programmed computer, a first set of n random samples and a second set of n+k random samples from a base set of samples where k is a lag, iteratively adding more random samples to the first and second sets from the base set via the programmed computer, obtaining a distance between the first and second sets of random samples by calculating via the programmed computer, an empirical cumulative distribution function (ecdf) for the first and second sets in each iteration until the distance between the ecdfs is below a threshold, and constructing a stable empirical distribution representation via the programmed computer using a number of samples that is a function of the first and second sets whose distance is below the threshold.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Method and apparatus for scalable low latency solid state drive interface

A solid state drive (ssd) apparatus includes a plurality of solid state drives. The ssd apparatus also includes a channel-interleaved interface operably coupled to the plurality of solid state drives, the channel-interleaved interface configured to generate interleaved commands including a first command sent on a first channel-interleaved with a second command sent on a second channel in bursts. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and method for shared memory ownership using context

It is possible to reduce the latency attributable to memory protection in shared memory systems by performing access protection at a central data ownership manager (dom), rather than at distributed memory management units in the central processing unit (cpu) elements (ces) responsible for parallel thread processing. In particular, the dom may monitor read requests communicated over a data plane between the ces and a memory controller, and perform access protection verification in parallel with the memory controller's generation of the data response. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical transceiver with a mirrored submount and a laser diode for laser-to-fiber coupling

An optical device comprises a laser diode configured to emit an optical signal, wherein the optical signal diffracts into a plurality of emitted optical signals, and a submount comprising a mirror, wherein the mirror is configured to at least partially reflect and redirect the plurality of emitted optical signals to produce a plurality of reflected optical signals, and wherein the mirror is further configured to substantially reshape a vertical far field angle of the optical signal.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and methods for controlling out-of-network d2d communications

Embodiments are provided herein for determining a synchronizing master for device-to-device (d2d) communication in a cellular network environment. In an embodiment, a user equipment (ue) receives a discovery signal comprising a timing reference, and determines a transmitter of the discovery signal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and method for changing an identifier of a basic service set

A method for changing an identifier of a basic service set (bss) served by an access point (ap) includes determining a first value of the identifier of the bss, transmitting a first physical (phy) protocol data unit (ppdu) with a first bss identifier field in a phy header of the first ppdu set to a pre-specified value, transmitting at least one first management frame including a second bss identifier field in a frame body of the at least one first management frame set to the first value, and transmit at least one second ppdu with the first bss identifier field in the phy header set to the first value when the ap is able to start using the first value to set the first bss identifier field in the phy header of ppdus transmitted by the ap.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

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

Agile resource on demand service provisioning in software defined optical networks

An embodiment method for managing connections on a communications network having an optical network portion includes receiving a request for a first connection at a controller in signal communication with one or more reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers (roadms) controlling an optical network portion of a communications network, wherein the controller is connected to the communications network. The controller determines a route on the communications network for the first connection according to conditions of the communications network, with the route comprising one or more first links of the optical network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System, computer program, and method for dividing services into subsets based on interdependencies

A system, computer program, and method are provided for service placement in a network. Information is stored on a collection of services that are configured to be performed in a dynamic order. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical network unit reset message

A low-level reset message having a reset level provides a mechanism for an optical line terminal (olt) to remotely reset a dysfunctional optical network unit (onu). The reset message includes a reset level field which allows the olt to instruct the onu to perform a reset of some or all of its hardware and software components.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical network unit reset message

A low-level reset message having a reset level provides a mechanism for an optical line terminal (olt) to remotely reset a dysfunctional optical network unit (onu). The reset message includes a reset level field which allows the olt to instruct the onu to perform a reset of some or all of its hardware and software components.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System for managing, storing and providing shared digital content to users in a user relationship defined group in a multi-platform environment

A system for managing, storing and providing shared digital content to a group of users in a multi-platform environment, comprising a cloud storage component configured to store digital content items that are shared by members in a user relationship defined group, and a cloud service component configured to provide one of the digital content items to a first platform for a first member of the user relationship defined group in a format suitable for the first platform and to a second platform for a second member of the user relationship defined group in a format suitable for the second platform, wherein the first platform and the second platform are different platforms.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364819

Root cause analysis in a communication network via probabilistic network structure

The disclosure relates to technology for determining a root cause of anomalous behaviors in networks. First indicators (kqis) are categorized into first groups (states) and second indicators (kpis) are categorized into second groups. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359848

System and method for cell switching

A method for operating a first distributed unit (du) includes participating in a link layer context transfer with a second du, establishing a user data path for a mobile device, the user data path connecting the mobile device with a centralized unit (cu) including a radio control protocol entity communicating with the mobile device, and storing first user data for the mobile device received from the cu and second user data for the mobile device received from the second du. The method includes establishing a connection with the mobile device, sending the first user data and the second user data to the mobile device, and adapting the link layer context to operate in the first du for exchanging data between the cu and the mobile device, wherein adapting the link layer context includes associating an uppermost protocol layer of the first du with a lowest protocol layer of the cu.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359443

Modular telecommunication edge cloud system

A telecommunications edge cloud (tec) element deployed between a client and a packet network includes a tec hardware layer including storage resources, networking resources, and computing resources, wherein the computing resources include a plurality of processors. A tec operating system (tecos) is coupled to the tec hardware layer and configured to control and manage the storage resources, the networking resources, and the computing resources, wherein the tecos is executed by one of the processors, a tec application layer coupled to the tecos, wherein the tec application layer is configured to process a request from the client using the tecos, wherein the computing resources are configured to provide a service to the client when the request is a service request, and wherein at least one of the networking resources and the storage resources is configured to provide data to the client when the request comprises a data request.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359261

Proactive load balancing based on fractal analysis

The disclosure relates to technology for load balancing link utilization of a networking device based on fractal analysis. In one embodiment, link utilization of switches, routers, etc. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358850

Wearable article apparatus and method with multiple antennas

An apparatus and method are provided for a wearable article with multiple antennas. The wearable article includes a body, a first structure positioned in the body, and a plurality of first electronic components mounted on the first structure. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358838

Load-adaptive aperture tunable antenna

Methods, apparatus and systems are provided including a load-adaptive antenna for mobile communication devices. One aspect provides a method of using an antenna within a handheld wireless communication device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357110

Second order detection of two orthogonal dithers for i/q modulator bias control

A dual parallel (dp)-inphase/quadrature (i/q) mach-zehnder modulator (mzm) bias controller configured to generate a pair of orthogonal dither signals; multiply the pair of dither signals to create a second order orthogonal dither signal; and lock an inphase (i) i mzm of a dp-i/q mzm to a value of a corresponding i component of a transmission signal by applying the pair of orthogonal dither signal to a quadrature (q) mzm and a phase (p) mzm of the dp-i/q mzm; applying an i bias signal to the i mzm of the dp-i/q mzm; detecting an output of the dp-i/q mzm; and determining an i error signal in the output of the i mzm of the dp-i/q mzm based on the product of second order dither signal and the output of the dp-i/q mzm.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353897

Apparatus, computer program, and method for criteria-based conditional cell reselection

An apparatus, computer program, and method are provided for criteria-based conditional cell reselection. In operation, information is identified in connection with a mobile communication device being serviced by a first cell of a network utilizing a first frequency with a first priority. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353883

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

12/07/17 / #20170351604

Host and garbage collection write ratio controller

A method includes obtaining an average number of valid pages per block of the solid state storage device, obtaining an average number of invalid pages per block of the solid state storage device, determining a scaling factor as a function of the a number of free blocks in the solid state storage device, a steady state target number of free blocks, a high target number of free blocks, and a low target number of free blocks, and applying the scaling factor to the average number of invalid pages to control a ratio of host writes versus garbage collection writes to the solid state storage device.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347391

System and method for managing neighbors in a communications system with beamforming

A method for operating a first transmit-receive point (trp) includes receiving a first measurement report from a user equipment (ue), the first measurement report including an identifier of a second trp, requesting a second measurement report from the ue, the second measurement report to include automatic neighbor relation (anr) information associated with the second trp, wherein the anr information includes a beam specific information, receiving the second measurement report including a first subset of the anr information, and determining a neighbor configuration with the second trp in accordance with the first subset of the anr information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347359

System and method for coordinating spatial reuse among low power communications devices

A method includes determining a transmission power level configuration of time slots of a shared channel using communications occurring within a first communications group and at a first transmission power level, and communicating with a second device in a time slot in accordance with the transmission power level configuration, wherein communications occurring during the time slot is at a second transmission power level, wherein the second transmission power level is lower than the first transmission power level.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347347

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

11/30/17 / #20170346683

Automated generation of deployment workflows for cloud platforms based on logical stacks

A method implemented in a data center management node including obtaining, from memory, a physical stack describing a configuration of platform components across multiple operating platforms on a data center infrastructure, generating, by a processor, a graph describing correlations between the operating platforms and the data center infrastructure based on a platform library, wherein the platform library describes configurations of the platform components for each of the operating platforms separately, generating, by the processor, one or more logical stacks based on the graph, wherein the one or more logical stacks indicate deployable configurations of the operating platforms without depicting the platform components, and representing the logic stack to a user.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346611

System and method for transmitting beamformed reference/control signals

A method for operating a transmission point with reduced interference includes determining a beamformed signal configuration specified in accordance with configuration information of neighboring tps, wherein the beamformed signal configuration indicates multiplexed beamformed signals in a spatial domain and at least one of a time domain and a frequency domain, and transmitting beamformed signals in accordance with the beamformed signal configuration, wherein the beamformed signals comprises at least one of beamformed reference signals and beamformed control signals.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346592

Dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) network and method

A dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) optical network includes an optical input port configured to receive unmodulated optical signals from the optical fiber comprising wavelength channels; one or more modulators coupled to the optical input port wherein the one or more modulators are each configured to modulate a respective first wavelength channel of the wavelength channels with respective data to produce a modulated first wavelength channel when the modulator is in a transmit state; wherein an input optical power of each modulator is kept at substantially a first level and an output optical power of the each modulator is kept at substantially a second level during operation of the modulator. A method and an optical network node are also disclosed therein.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346525

System and method for time division duplexed multiplexing in transmission-reception point to transmission-reception point connectivity

A method for operating a transmission-reception point (trp) includes determining a first cycle of backhaul communications modes for the trp, each backhaul communications mode of the first cycle is associated with a different time period and prompts the trp to either transmit or receive using a subset of communications beams available to the trp during an associated time period, wherein the communications beams used by the trp and neighboring trps of the trp in each associated time period are selected to prevent mutual interference, and wherein at least one backhaul communications mode of the first cycle prompts the trp to either transmit or receive using all of the communications beams available to the trp, determining a backhaul frame configuration for the trp in accordance with the first cycle, the backhaul frame configuration specifying an arrangement of subframes of a frame used for backhaul communications.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346445

Dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) network and method

A dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) optical network comprises an optical bus, which includes an optical source configured to generate a plurality of unmodulated optical signals each having a different wavelength; an optical multiplexer configured to multiplex the unmodulated optical signals to produce a combined, unmodulated optical signal, and to transmit the combined, unmodulated optical signal through an optical fiber; a plurality of nodes connected in sequence to the output of the optical multiplexer. The plurality of nodes are connected by the optical fiber. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346178

Closed loop aperture tunable antenna

An apparatus comprises a radio frequency (rf) antenna circuit; an antenna aperture tuning circuit; an antenna impedance measurement circuit; and a processor circuit electrically coupled to the tunable antenna aperture circuit and the impedance measurement circuit. The processor circuit is configured to: set the antenna aperture tuning circuit to an antenna aperture tuning state according to one or more parameters of an rf communication network; initiate an antenna impedance measurement; and change the antenna aperture tuning state to an antenna aperture tuning state indicated by the antenna impedance.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339675

Method of operating a cellular network including high frequency burst transmission

The disclosure includes a method for providing a data link between one or more high frequency transmission points (tps) and a user equipment (ue) in a wireless network, the method including receiving, by the ue, an assignment from a macro cell in the heterogeneous wireless network, wherein the assignment includes a ue specific reference signal set that maps to one or more high frequency tp downlink beams. The ue identifies each of the one or more tp downlink beams by detecting the ue specific reference signals sent in each of the one or more tp downlink beams. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339624

System and method for distributed and integrated mobility support for mobile networks and mobile hosts

A method for updating location information includes detecting a change in mobility of a second device, and determining whether an update condition has been met. When the update condition has been met, the method also includes updating a first location management function in accordance with location information of the second device, and forwarding the location information of the second device to a second location management function.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339623

Predictive routing for mobility

A method of utilizing a list of predictive paths by a map-server. The method includes receiving the list of predictive paths, storing the list of predictive paths in a memory, receiving, from a first network element, a request for a location of a user device, the request related to transmitting a packet to the user device, and transmitting, to the first network element, a plurality of user locations based on the list of predictive paths, the plurality of user locations identifying where a second user device will transmit the packet when the packet is received by the second user device.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339242

Content placements for coded caching of video streams

A method implemented by a network element (ne) configured as a coordinated content coding using caches (c4) coordinator, the method comprising receiving, via a receiver of the ne, a first request from a first remote ne requesting a first file, receiving, via the receiver, a second request from a second remote ne requesting a second file, aggregating, via a processor of the ne, the first request and the second request according to first cache content information of the first remote ne and second cache content information of the second remote ne to produce an aggregated request, and sending, via a transmitter of the ne, the aggregated request to a content server to request a single common delivery of the first file and the second file with coded caching.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339228

Decentralized, hierarchical, and overlay-driven mobility support architecture for information-centric networks

An anchor server in an information-centric network (icn) receives registration and deregistration requests from one or more producers in the icn. In response to a producer initially registering, the anchor server stores records associating the producer with content available from the producer via a first point of attachment. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338873

Adaptively grouped user equipment multicasting and beamforming

A method for adaptive user equipment (ue) grouping and beamforming includes the assignment each of a plurality of user equipment (ue) devices into a respective ue group of a plurality of ue groups. Each ue group has at least one ue device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337486

Feature-set augmentation using knowledge engine

A method includes receiving an original feature-set for training a machine learning system, the feature-set including multiple records each having a set of original features with original feature values and a result, querying a knowledge base based on the set of original features, receiving a set of knowledge features with knowledge feature values responsive to the querying of the knowledge base, generating a first augmented feature-set that includes the multiple records of the original feature set and the knowledge features for the multiple records, and training the machine learning system based on the first augmented feature-set.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332435

System and method for maintaining synchronization in connectionless transmissions

A method for operating a receiving device includes receiving a first protocol data unit (pdu) of a first burst transmission, the first pdu includes a first transmission identifier (t_id) associated with the first burst transmission, and the first pdu further includes a final pdu indication indicating that the first pdu is a final pdu of the first burst transmission, and releasing a first radio link control (rlc) resource associated with the first t_id when the first rlc resource associated with the first t_id exists.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332425

System and method for relay device discovery

A method for establishing relay services includes transmitting a random access parameter to a network node indicating a request for relaying services, the transmitting of the random access parameter initiates a first random access procedure, receiving, by the rd, a random access response including a relay indicator indicating one or more candidate relay devices, wherein receiving the relay indicator terminates the first random access procedure, and searching for a relay device in accordance with the relay indicator included in the random access response.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332417

Random access procedure and burst transmission in a high frequency system

An embodiment method for transmitting information between a user equipment (ue) and a transmission point (tp) is disclosed that includes transmitting, by the ue, a first message from the ue to the tp, the first message including a locally scoped user equipment id (ue id) and a request for random access. The ue receives a second message from the tp that includes a random access grant and the ue id. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331591

Decoding procedures in systems with codeblock segmentation

The disclosure relates to a method for decoding a transport block encoded with multiple codeblock segments. User equipment determines whether to decode one of a transport block cyclic redundancy check (crc) and a codeblock segment crc based on a speed of user equipment. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331581

Digital representations of analog signals and control words using different multi-level modulation formats

A method implemented by a transmitter, comprising encoding digital in-phase and quadrature-phase (iq) data associated with a plurality of analog signals according to a first multi-level modulation format to produce a modulated iq signal, encoding control information associated with the plurality of analog signals according to a second multi-level modulation format that is different from the first multi-level modulation format to produce a modulated control signal, aggregating the modulated iq signal and the modulated control signal via time-division multiplexing (tdm) to produce an aggregated tdm signal, and transmitting the aggregated tdm signal over a communication channel.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329648

Worker node rebuild for parallel processing system

A method includes creating communication agents in each worker node in a distributed processing cluster, creating communication agents in nodes other than the distributed processing cluster as redundant nodes, the worker nodes and redundant nodes forming a communicator group, numbering and identifying each worker node in the distributed processing cluster using the communication agents, detecting a distributed processing worker node fault using the communication agent between nodes of the distributed processing cluster, spawning a new worker node via the communication agent from one of the redundant nodes in the communicator group for use as a new worker node, rebuilding the new worker node by using the communication agent to operate with the distributed processing cluster, and starting the new worker node to join the distributed processing cluster to work with the other worker nodes utilizing the communication agents for communications between the worker nodes in the communicator group.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329514

Mobile device camera viewfinder punch through effect

In an example embodiment, an application is executed on a mobile device, causing generation of application graphical output in an application layer. The application layer is rendered on a touchscreen display. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325270

System and method for device identification and authentication

A method for providing relay services to a remote device (rd) includes receiving a relay service request from the rd, the relay service request including at least an identifier of the rd, and the rd is not in active radio communications with an entity of the communications system, restricting relay services on communications from the rd, sending a first authentication request including at least a portion of the relay service request to a network node, receiving a second authentication response confirming the identity of the rd, and unrestricting the relay services on communications from the rd.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325268

System and method for random access backoffs

A method of performing a random access procedure includes randomly selecting a backoff time from within a backoff window ranging from o to a specified multiple of a random access preamble unit, waiting until a time initialized with the backoff time expires, and retransmitting a random access preamble.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324644

Multiple topology-transparent zones having a common edge node

The system and method of the present disclosure relates to technology for a network system supporting multiple topology transparent zones (ttzs) on an edge node. Ttzs have a topology including ttz nodes consisting of edge nodes and internal nodes connected together by internal links. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324538

Skew calculation in channel-bonded passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus comprises: a first clock; a receiver configured to: receive a first packet via a first channel corresponding to a first wavelength, and receive a third packet via a third channel corresponding to a third wavelength; and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to: implement channel bonding using the first channel and the third channel, synchronize the first clock based on the first packet, and calculate a channel skew between the first channel and the third channel based on the first clock.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324478

Channel mapping for an aggregated touchless wireless fronthaul

A method implemented by a wireless fronthaul unit, the method comprises aggregating a plurality of first wireless channel signals to produce a first aggregated signal via digital frequency-domain mapping (fdm), wherein the first wireless channel signals are positioned in the first aggregated signal in non-overlapping first frequency bands, each non-overlapping first frequency band having a first bandwidth and a center frequency, wherein each respective center frequency is an odd integer multiple of a lowest center frequency, converting the first aggregated signal into a first modulated signal, and transmitting the first modulated signal to a wireless fronthaul link.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324177

Multi-portion connector for use with differently-sized cards

An apparatus and method are provided for use with a first card of a first size [e.g. Subscriber identify module (sim) card, etc.] and a second card of a second size (e.g. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324150

Antenna apparatus and method with dielectric for providing continuous insulation between antenna portions

An apparatus is provided including a first antenna with a top face; a bottom face; and a periphery defined by an upper portion, a lower portion, and a pair of side portions. The first slot comprises a body, a first arm, and a second arm that divides the first antenna into a first portion, a second portion, a third portion, and a fourth portion. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323620

Lens touch graphic effect for mobile devices

A method including detecting a touch input to a display, where the touch input includes a location on the display and an amount of force, determining a magnification level based on the amount of force, generating a lens animation effect, where the lens animation effect magnifies a region of content shown on the display adjacent to the location by the magnification level, and displaying the lens animation effect on the display adjacent to the location.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311353

System and method for initial attachment in a communications system utilizing beam-formed signals

A method for operating a user equipment (ue) in a millimeter wave (mmwave) communications system includes receiving a first wide beam beam-formed reference signal from a mmwave evolved nodeb (enb) during an initial time interval, the first wide beam beam-formed reference signal carrying timing information, detecting a wide beam boundary between the first wide beam beam-formed reference signal and a second wide beam beam-formed reference signal during a subsequent time interval, wherein both the first wide beam beam-formed reference signal and the second wide beam beam-formed reference signal are rotated by a narrow beam beam-width during each intermediate time interval between the initial time interval and the subsequent time interval, and informing the mmwave enb of an indication that the ue detected the wide beam boundary during the subsequent time interval, the indication being used to assign a narrow beam direction to the ue.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311182

Apparatus and method for radio resource management for high reliability and low latency traffic

Embodiments are provided for managing and mitigation contention of high reliability and low latency transmissions in wireless communications networks. According to an embodiment, a network entity indicates a first grant to a first device associated with a first service. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310238

Apparatus and method for an active-switched inverter

An inverter apparatus and method are provided for converting direct current to alternating current. The inverter circuit includes a first switch sub-circuit configured for electrical communication with a power source and switching at a first frequency. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309031

Real time digital video stabilization

A method includes obtaining two consecutive video frames at a global motion estimation function for execution on a processor, wherein the video frames comprise a current video frame and a previous video frame, and estimating motion between the two consecutive video frames by matching a set of feature points common to both video frames. The set of feature points is maintained by tracking a number of feature points in the current video frame, refreshing the feature points if the number of feature points falls below a refresh threshold, and replenishing the feature points if the number of feature points falls below a replenish threshold. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308620

Making graph pattern queries bounded in big graphs

A processor executes instructions stored in non-transitory memory storage to receive a pattern query for a graph and determine a set of access constraints corresponding to the pattern query. A determination is made whether the pattern query is effectively bounded under the set of access constraints. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307837

Optical communication component cooling

An optical communication package includes a circuit layer, an optical component electrically coupled to the circuit layer to optically communicate outside of the package, and a thermoelectric cooler electrically coupled to the circuit layer and disposed to transfer heat from the optical component to the circuit layer.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304682

Wellness management method and system by wellness mode based on context-awareness platform on smartphone

A device, method and system provide a wellness management process and/or an exercise management process for use with a smartphone or other mobile computing device. Various data about the user is obtained and used for determining and recommending an action or exercise to the user to improve the user's wellness/physique/health. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295508

System and method for millimeter wave communications

A method includes determining that a change is needed to a configuration of a user equipment (ue) centric cloud cell, where the determining is in accordance with measurement reports of beam-formed reference signals transmitted by mmwave tps of a measurement set, and when the change comprises a change to a modulation coding scheme (mcs) level of a communications link associated with the ue centric cloud cell, adjusting the mcs level of the communications link. The method includes when the change comprises at least one of a change to a communications beam or a mmwave tp change, sending a change query requesting the at least one of the change to the communications beam or the mmwave tp change, and receiving from a central controller a confirmation message. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295502

System and method for millimeter wave communications

A method includes measuring beam-formed reference signals transmitted by a plurality of mmwave transmission points (tps), sending a cloud cell formation request including indicators associated with best mmwave tps determined in accordance with the measured beam-formed reference signals, receiving a cloud cell formation request response including indicators associated with a subset of the best mmwave tps selected by a central controller in accordance with selection information, where the subset of the best mmwave tps includes a first mmwave transmission point (tp) serving as a master tp and a second mmwave tp serving as a slave tp, and establishing a cloud cell with mmwave tps of the subset of the best mmwave tps selected by the central controller, where a data connection is established with the slave tp and at least a control connection is established with the master tp.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295276

Method for dynamically changing user interface elements

A method includes detecting, via a controller, a change in condition of an electronic device, and selecting, via the controller, a subset of elements of a graphical user interface (gui) of a display of the electronic device to be modified. The controller dynamically modifies the selected gui elements globally for one or more applications of the gui, and renders an output on the display using the modified gui elements to provide eye relief for a user of the electronic device and preserve electrical power for the electronic device.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295087

Link cost determination for network links

A link cost determining method including computing, by a station, a new composite data rate using a set of data rates including an average data rate, a geometric mean data rate, and a minimum data rate for data samples, computing, by the station, a pair of hysteresis thresholds for a previous composite data rate, determining, by the station, whether the new composite data rate exceeds one of the pair of hysteresis thresholds, and advertising, by the station, the new composite data rate when the new composite data rate exceeds one of the pair of hysteresis thresholds.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294982

Selective channel control in multi-channel passive optical networks (pons)

An olt comprises: a memory; a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: determine each of a plurality of channels associated with an onu, select a first channel from among the channels, and generate a first message comprising at least one field instructing enablement or disablement of the first channel; and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first message to the onu. A method implemented in an olt, the method comprises: determining each of a plurality of channels associated with an onu; selecting a first channel from among the channels; generating a first message comprising at least one field instructing enablement or disablement of the first channel; and transmitting the first message to the onu.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294831

Method and apparatus for filtering a rectified voltage

A configurable impedance circuit includes a controller that senses a rectified voltage and generates a first and second control signals based on a comparison of the rectified voltage to at least one threshold voltage. The configurable impedance circuit also includes a filter for filtering the rectified voltage that couples a plurality of capacitors in series to the rectified voltage in a first configuration based on the first control signal and couples the plurality of capacitors in parallel to the rectified voltage in a second configuration based on the second control signal.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294830

Method and apparatus for filtering a rectified voltage signal

A configurable impedance circuit is provided, including a filter for filtering a received dc voltage and a controller. The filter includes a first capacitor, a second capacitor, and a selectable switch coupled in series with the second capacitor and coupled to receive a control signal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293689

System and method for organizing multimedia content

In one embodiment, a method including receiving, by a server, an input video and extracting features of the input video to produce extracted features. The method also includes comparing the extracted features of the input video with metadata stored in a metadata database storage and incorporating the input video into a matched video corresponding to metadata that matches the extracted features of the input video upon determining that the extracted features of the input video match metadata in the metadata database storage.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293587

Non-blocking network

A described embodiment of the present invention includes a network having a first, second an d third plurality of routers connected to a plurality of endpoints. At least one of the first plurality of routers includes a plurality of interposers having a number of queues. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293586

Noc interconnect with linearly-tunable qos guarantees for real-time isolation

Disclosed is method for operating an interposer that includes assigning a binary port weight to a plurality of input ports of the interposer. The sum of all of the port weights is less than or equal to a number of traversals available to the interposer in a cycle. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293512

Scalable autonomic message-transport with synchronization

Methods and apparatus for inter-process communication are provided. A circuit may have a plurality of clusters, and at least one cluster may have a computation element (ce), a memory operatively coupled with the ce, and an autonomic transport system (ats) block operatively coupled with the ce and the memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293451

Dynamic partitioning of processing hardware

A system and method of partitioning host processing system resources is provided. An integrated circuit device having a plurality of processors or processing cores and a number of interfaces is portioned at boot into different hardware partitions based on the application needs of the host processing system. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170290034

Auxiliary content delivery

System and method embodiments for auxiliary content delivery are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method in a transmission point (tp) for auxiliary content delivery includes determining a mobile wireless device capable of auxiliary content delivery to an end device according to predicted movement of the mobile wireless device with respect to the end device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289920

Method and apparatus for resource and power allocation in non-orthogonal uplink transmissions

A system and method of power control and resource selection in a wireless uplink transmission. An enodeb (enb) may transmit to a plurality of user equipments (ues) downlink signals including control information that prompts the ues to transmit non-orthogonal signals based on lower open loop transmit power control targets over wireless links exhibiting higher path loss levels. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289870

System and method for supporting synchronization in sidelink communications

A method for providing synchronization information includes acquiring a first synchronization information from a synchronization source, and transmitting a second synchronization information derived from the first synchronization information when the ue experiences a coverage change.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289864

Methods for data communication to a platoon of connected vehicles

It is possible to reduce latency and/or overhead when performing a platoon handover by using the leading vehicle in the platoon to communicate handover requests and/or initial resource requests (e.g., random access transmissions) on behalf of trailing vehicles in the platoon. In one example, a leading vehicle in a platoon communicates a handover request to a source ap to request handover of the entire platoon from the source ap to a target ap. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289067

Multi-path virtual switching

A virtual switch for packet switching includes an ingress traffic steering manager executing on circuitry and coupled to receive packets from multiple virtual machines or containers, multiple data plane providers, each data plane provider having a data path coupled to selectively receive the packets from the ingress traffic steering manager, and wherein the ingress traffic steering manager classifies the received packets and selects available data paths based on the classification of the packets and a set of distribution rules.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289030

Multiple provider framework for virtual switch data planes and data plane migration

The disclosure relates to technology for supporting a virtual switch to change data plane providers on a framework supporting multiple data plane providers. A processing device receives a request to change a first data plane provider, where the virtual switch is configured with a topology on the first data plane provider to use a flow management protocol. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289020

Pcep extension for pcecc support of distributed computing, multiple services, and inter-domain routing

A path computation element (pce) central controller (pcecc) comprising a memory comprising executable instructions and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute the instructions. Executing the instructions causes the processor to receive a request to compute a path through a network, the request comprising a plurality of computational tasks, divide the computational tasks into a plurality of groups of computational tasks, transmit at least some of the plurality of groups of computational tasks to a plurality of path computation clients (pccs) for computation by the pccs, and receive, from the pccs, computation results corresponding to the plurality of groups of computational tasks.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288828

Aggregated touchless wireless fronthaul

A method and apparatus are provided for wireless channel signals processing. An optical signal carrying an aggregated signal comprising a plurality of wireless channel signals is received over a single optical fiber link and converted into a digital signal and then processed to produce the plurality of wireless channel signals. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288652

Interference-immunized multiplexer

A multiplexer comprises: an output circuit comprising a multiplexer output; and a first buffer coupled to the output circuit and comprising: a first selection input configured to receive a first selection signal; a first logical input configured to receive a first logical input signal; and a first ground; wherein the multiplexer is configured to: couple the first logical input to the multiplexer output when the first selection signal is a first value; and couple the first logical input to the first ground when the first selection signal is a second value. A method comprises: receiving a selection signal and a first logical input signal; coupling a first logical input to a multiplexer output when the selection signal is a first value; and coupling the first logical input to a ground when the selection signal is a second value.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280363

Method and system for managing radio connections with a virtual access point

A stable virtual access point and a method for operating a stable virtual access point are disclosed. In embodiments a method for operating a logical endpoint of a stable virtual access point, wherein the logical endpoint includes an interface with a macro access point, wherein the stable virtual access point comprises a plurality of transmission points (tps), and wherein the tps provide a coordinated data transmission to a ue comprises storing, at the logical endpoint, a connection status of the ue, receiving, at the logical endpoint, information regarding the connection status of the ue from the macro access point, determining, at the logical endpoint, a change in the connection status of the ue and updating, at the logical endpoint, the connection status of the ue with respect to the change.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280312

Method for avoiding collisions between open discovery and cellular resource

A device is configured to perform a method of wireless communication in a wireless communication network. The method includes receiving, from a communications controller, a device-to-device (d2d) subframe configuration to communicate with one or more second wireless devices, the subframe configuration indicating one or more subframes in which to transmit a d2d signal or receive one or more d2d signals. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280147

Palette mode in high efficiency video coding (hevc) screen content coding (scc)

An encoding apparatus and coding methods. The method includes receiving a video frame including screen content, generating a block containing an index map of colors for screen content in the video frame, wherein the block includes strings of index values, encoding one or multiple consecutive index values in a first string of index values using same escape colors index values and a run value identifying how many of the same escape color index values have been consecutively encoded, where the escape colors index values represent escape colors, and where the escape colors are colors not included in a palette corresponding to the block, sequentially encoding the escape colors corresponding to the one or multiple consecutive index values after all of the strings of index values of the block have been encoded, and transmitting the strings of index values and the escape colors in a bitstream to a decoding apparatus.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279676

Topology-based virtual switching model with pluggable flow management protocols

The disclosure relates to technology for supporting multiple flow management protocols in a virtual network switch and changing a flow management protocol without changing switch topology configurations at run time. A data plane provider is detected via a pluggable software module (or plugin or plugin module) that identifies and controls the data plane provider with network interfaces and enables flow management protocols. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278013

Stereoscopic learning for classification

A processing device and method of classifying data are provided. The method comprises the computer-implemented steps of selecting a m number of model sets, a r number of data representation sets, and a t number of sampling sets, generating a m*r*t number of classifiers comprising a three-dimensional (3d) array of classifiers, testing each individual classifier in the 3d array of classifiers on a testing set to obtain accuracy scores for the each individual classifier, and assigning a weight value to the each individual classifier corresponding to each accuracy score, wherein the 3d array of classifiers comprises a 3d array of weighted classifiers.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277750

Querying big data by accessing small data

A processor executes instructions stored in non-transitory memory to determine whether a query to big data is bounded evaluable, or may be rewritten to access a bounded amount of data or information in a dataset. A query plan may retrieve the information by using indices in access constraints of the query. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170273069

System and method for managing connections in a wireless communications system

A method for digital communications includes receiving first configuration information for an initial uplink message transmitted by the ue to a second communications controller, the first configuration information including a first uplink resource allocation indicator indicating a first uplink resource and a transmit power indicator indicating a transmit power level, the first configuration information is received from a first communications controller, and transmitting the initial uplink message in accordance with the first configuration information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170273065

System and method for interference coordination in cellular millimeter wave communications systems

A method for communicating in a communications system using beamformed transmissions includes blanking an interference antenna beam out of a plurality of available antenna beams that one of causes interference to and receives interference from at least one neighboring base station during a conflict time interval of a frame, wherein the blanking is in accordance with configuration information comprising frame configuration information received from the at least one neighboring base station and frame configuration information of a serving base station (sbs), thereby producing a plurality of candidate antenna beams, scheduling communications opportunities for user equipments (ues) in the conflict time interval on the plurality of candidate antenna beams, and communicating with scheduled ues using the communications opportunities.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170273014

System and method for time-power-frequency hopping for d2d discovery

A system and method for d2d discovery is provided. In an embodiment the method includes sending, by a base station, first parameters to a first user equipment (ue) indicating a set of discovery resources in a discovery cycle, wherein the discovery cycle comprises a plurality of subframes; and sending, by the base station, second parameters to the first ue indicating a first probability for transmitting a first discovery signal to a second ue on a subframe of the plurality of subframes so that the first ue is capable of transmitting the first discovery signal to a second ue in the discovery cycle according to the first parameters when a random number between 0 and 1, selected by the first ue, is equal or larger than the first probability.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272984

Remove tcp deadlock caused by wireless device cross technology handover

A mobile device comprises physical layer circuitry including a transceiver configured to communicate information via the cellular communication network; a modem of the mobile device configured to: control communication according to a first cellular communication protocol standard; detect a change in the communication to a second cellular communication protocol standard different from the first cellular communication protocol standard; and communicate an indication of completion of the change in the cellular communication protocol standard; and a transport control protocol (tcp) layer of the mobile device configured to initiate transmission of three duplicate acknowledgment (ack) packets according to the second cellular communication protocol standard in response to receiving the indication of completion of the change in the cellular communication protocol standard.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272960

Systems and methods for robustly determining time series relationships in wireless networks

Quality of service problems in wireless networks can be identified, and in some cases resolved, autonomously using an optimization technique that adjusts parameters of the wireless network based on relationships between key quality indicators (kqis) and key performance indicators (kpis). A kqi may be used to gauge the quality of service/experience collectively observed by users/devices when communicating a particular type of traffic in a wireless network or wireless network area. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272367

Method and apparatus for programmable buffers in mobile networks

It is possible to dynamically configure buffers in network devices by sending software defined network (sdn) instructions to a control-to-data-plane interface (cdpi) agents on the network devices. An sdn instruction may instruct a cdpi agent to configure a buffer in a network device to store a specific type of traffic flow in accordance with a traffic handling policy. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272326

Determining service group based network topologies

A method of configuring a wireless network having multiple nodes, the method including broadcasting, via an aggregator node, information centric (icn) discovery messages to the nodes, each discovery message including service centric metadata indicative of one of a plurality of service groups, each service group associated with a different internet of things service, receiving responses at the aggregator node from nodes responsive to the metadata in the discovery messages, the responses each identifying one of the plurality of service groups, and determining via the aggregator node, multiple network service topologies, each topology corresponding to one of the plurality of service groups.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272319

Systems and methods for identifying causes of quality degradation in wireless networks

Embodiments of this disclosure filter a set of key performance indicators (kpis) based on various criteria to reduce the number of root causes that are considered when adjusting the wireless configuration parameters. In particular, the set of kpis may be filtered based on various criteria. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270165

Data streaming broadcasts in massively parallel processing databases

A method comprises, by a first node on a first server in a massively parallel processing (mpp) database, selecting a second node on a second server in the mpp database. The first server further transmits data from the first node to the second node over a network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269392

Interdigitated optical modulator

An optical modulator comprises a silicon substrate, a buried oxide (box) layer disposed on top of the silicon substrate, and a ridge waveguide disposed on top of the box layer and comprising a first n-type silicon (n-si) slab, a first gate oxide layer coupled to the first n-si slab, a first p-type silicon (p-si) slab coupled to the first gate oxide layer, and a light propagation path that travels sequentially through the first n-si slab, the first gate oxide layer, and the first p-si slab.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269302

Inverse taper waveguides for low-loss mode converters

An apparatus comprises a substrate comprising a silicon dioxide (sio2) material disposed on top of the substrate, a silicon waveguide comprising a first adiabatic tapering and enclosed in the silicon dioxide material, and a low-index waveguide disposed on top of the substrate and adjacent to the first adiabatic tapering. A mode converter fabrication method comprises obtaining a mode converter comprising a substrate, a silicon waveguide disposed on the substrate and comprising a sidewall and a first adiabatic tapering, and a hard mask disposed on the silicon waveguide and comprising a silicon dioxide layer, wherein the hard mask does not cover the sidewall, and oxidizing the silicon waveguide and the hard mask, wherein oxidizing the silicon waveguide and the hard mask encloses the silicon waveguide within the silicon dioxide layer.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265230

System and method for random access backoffs

A method of performing a random access procedure includes randomly selecting a backoff time from within a backoff window ranging from 0 to a specified multiple of a random access preamble unit, waiting until a time initialized with the backoff time expires, and retransmitting a random access preamble.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264478

Efficient methods and recursive/scalable circuit architectures for qam symbol mean and variance estimations

Circuits for producing signals representative of mean and variance estimations for quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) are provided where the circuits comprise: sequentially repeated first circuit modules and sequentially repeated second circuit modules configured for producing updates in the corresponding estimation iterations. In one embodiment, a closest negative integer power of 2 is used as a substitute multiplicand when multiplying together two or more outputs of hyperbolic function generating units where the substituted for output is less than one. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264439

Authentication mechanism for 5g technologies

Embodiment mutual authentication and security agreement (masa) protocols may use independently generated integrity and/or encryption keys to securely communicate private information exchanged between ues and various network-side devices (e.g., base stations, mmes, hsss, etc.). In particular, embodiment masa protocols may use an initial authentication request (iar) encryption key (kiarenc) to encrypt ue specific information (e.g., an imsi, etc.) in an iar message and/or an initial authentication response (ias) encryption key (kiasenc) to encrypt private information in an ias message. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264401

Multicarrier uplink data with single carrier uplink control

The disclosure relates to technology for communicating data and control information on an uplink channel in a wireless communication system. A frame is constructed to communicate symbols between a base station and user equipment, and zones are configured for an uplink channel in an uplink subframe using a signaling message. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264346

System and method for communicating in a wireless communications system with precoding

A method for precoded communications includes precoding in a first stage, outgoing data streams with first precoding matrices generated in accordance with instantaneous channel feedback received from receiving devices, wherein a configuration of the instantaneous channel feedback is determined in accordance with statistical channel information and individual of the receiving devices, thereby producing first precoded data streams, precoding in a second stage, the first precoded data streams with second precoding matrices generated in accordance with the statistical channel information associated with the receiving devices, thereby producing second precoded data streams, and transmitting the second precoded data streams to the receiving devices.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264345

System and method for two-way relaying with beamforming

A system and method for two-way relaying with beamforming are provided. A method for relay operations includes estimating communications channels between a relay and communications devices coupled to the relay, storing data contained in the transmissions, storing data contained in the transmissions, precoding a transmission including a subset of the stored data with a precoding matrix, and transmitting the precoded transmission. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264010

Apparatus and method for impedance measurement and adaptive antenna tuning

It is possible to match the impedance of an antenna without directly measuring the phase. This is advantageous as it reduces the cost, and complexity, of wireless transceivers. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262781

Features selection and pattern mining for kqi prediction and cause analysis

The disclosure relates to technology for processing data sets to generate data rules for the data sets in a communications network. A first set of data including key quality indicators (kqis) indicative of a quality of service and a second set of data including key performance indicators (kpis) indicative of a performance level are received. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262407

Reconfigurable data interface unit for compute systems

A system-on-chip includes a reconfigurable data interface to prepare data streams for execution patterns of a processing unit in a flexible compute accelerate system. An apparatus is provided that includes a first set of line buffers configured to store a plurality of data blocks from a memory of a system-on-chip and a field composition circuit configured to generate a plurality of data segments from each of the data blocks. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257803

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

09/07/17 / #20170257450

Intelligent system of information broker under a data and energy storage internet infrastructure

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate as an ensemble information broker (eib) within a data and energy storage internet architecture, the method comprising collecting device data, human presence data, and human activity data; determining predicted human behaviors for the user; determining a predicted energy metric for the smart system during a future time slot; calibrating weighted objective metrics of an operating status of the devices, a human comfort level, and a human productivity level according to the predicted human behaviors and user defined preference levels defined for the smart system; generating a set of control commands for the devices within the smart system by executing the dynamic human-centric objective function on the predicted energy metric; and transmitting, via a transmitter, the set of control commands to corresponding devices within the smart system.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257228

Border gateway protocol for communication among software defined network controllers

A first network element comprising a memory comprising instructions executable by a processor and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute the instructions. Executing the instructions causes the processor to receive, from a second network element during a border gateway protocol communication session, a communications capabilities message indicating capabilities of the second network element, receive, from the second network element, an advertisement message indicating connections and accesses of a second domain controlled by the second network element, receive a request to route data between a source located in a first domain and a destination, transmit a first request message to the second network element to cause the second network element to compute a path segment through the second domain, and transmit a second request message to create a segment of an end-to-end tunnel between the source and the destination crossing the first domain and the second domain.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257184

System and method for multi-user full duplex link adaptation

A method of link adaptation is described including establishing, using a first serving point, a multi-user full duplex mode wherein the multi-user full duplex mode enables a downlink to a first wireless device and an uplink from a second wireless device. The first serving point requests from the first wireless device a first channel quality indicator indicating channel quality between the serving point and the first wireless device in a full duplex time period and a second channel quality indicator indicating channel quality between the serving point and the first wireless device in non-full duplex time period. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254959

Optical mode conversion using transistor outline (to) techniques and a ball lens

An apparatus comprises a transistor outline (to) package comprising a to can holder; and a to can at least partially embedded within the to can holder; and a mode converter coupled to the to package. A system comprises a mode converter comprising a lens configured to convert a mode of a light from a first mode size to a second mode size, wherein the first mode size is smaller than the second mode size; a silicon photonic chip comprising a waveguide configured to communicate the light; a fiber configured to couple to the lens and the waveguide; and a substrate configured to provide a support for the silicon photonic chip.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254954

Integration of v-grooves on silicon-on-insulator (soi) platform for direct fiber coupling

A method for fabricating a photonic integrated circuit (pic) comprises providing a wafer comprising an insulator layer positioned between a top semiconductor layer and a base semiconductor layer, patterning the top semiconductor layer to simultaneously define a waveguide and a first etch mask window for forming a fiber-guiding v-groove that substantially aligns to an axis of optical signal propagation of the waveguide, removing a first portion of the top semiconductor layer to form the waveguide according to the patterning, removing a second portion of the top semiconductor layer to form the first etch mask window according to the patterning, and forming the fiber-guiding v-groove according to the first etch mask window.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/31/17 / #20170250774

Wavelength indication in multiple-wavelength passive optical networks

A method and apparatus for communications in a passive optical network (pon) system are provided. An optical line terminal (olt) generates a pon downstream physical layer (phy) frame comprising a downstream physical synchronization block (psbd) that comprises a wavelength identification (id) of at least one downstream wavelength of the plurality of downstream wavelengths. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249323

Dynamic information retrieval and publishing

A method comprising receiving a request to create an import file for a document browser from a personal document collection comprising a topic; retrieving a topic content associated with the topic from a content management system (cms), wherein the topic content comprises a user defined content applied to a master topic content; generating a content page from the topic content, wherein the content page is configured to be displayed within the document browser; generating a navigation structure based on the topic content and the document browser; and compress the content page and the navigation structure into the import file.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244628

Path computation element hierarchical software defined network control

A parent pce controller comprising a memory comprising instructions executable by a processor and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute the instructions. Executing the instructions causes the processor to establish a parent-child relationship with at least a first child pce controller controlling a first domain and a second child pce controller controlling a second domain, receive a request to create an e2e tunnel from a source to a destination crossing the first domain and the second domain, compute a shortest path from the source to the destination through the first domain and the second domain, transmit a request message to the first child pce controller for creating a first tunnel segment of the e2e tunnel through the first domain, and transmit a request message to the second child pce controller for creating a second tunnel segment of the e2e tunnel through the second domain.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244492

Optical modulator bias locking

An apparatus comprises: a first input tap; a first optical modulator coupled to the first input tap; a first output tap coupled to the first optical modulator so that the first optical modulator is positioned between the first input tap and the first output tap; and a controller indirectly coupled to the first input tap and the first output tap.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244487

Lane bonding in passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus includes a processor configured to determine a set of first lanes associated with a pon, select a subset of second lanes from the set, and perform lane bonding by bonding the subset to an onu. A transmitter coupled to the processor is configured to transmit a lane bonding assignment to the onu. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242772

System and method for detecting false sharing

In one embodiment, a method of false sharing detection includes performing, by a device, a plurality of optimization passes on source code, to produce optimized source code and receiving, by the device, selection criteria, the method also includes adding instrumentation to the optimized source code, by the device, after performing the plurality of optimization passes, to produce an instrumented code, where the instrumentation is configured to track memory access addresses and access types of global variables and heap variables in accordance with the selection criteria.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238321

System and method for determining a resource selection technique

A method for vehicle-to-everything (v2x) communication in a wireless network, the method includes determining, by a first user equipment (ue), a v2x carrier load in a coverage area of a base station (bs), and transmitting, by the first ue, a data message over an air interface using either a random resource selection technique or a resource sensing multiple access technique based on the v2x carrier load in the coverage area of the bs.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238316

Configuration of a set of carriers in a carrier aggregation operation of a wireless communication system

The disclosure relates to carrier aggregation technology for selecting a set of component carriers in a carrier aggregation operation for a user equipment (ue). The disclosure includes a method, a node and a non-transitory computer-readable medium for determining a set of feasible component carrier combinations supported by a node and a capability of the ue. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237798

System, apparatus for content delivery for internet traffic and methods thereof

In one embodiment, a method of serving media includes receiving a delivery log of traffic use after every first time interval for an user equipment. The user equipment is part of a hot billing class of users. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237557

Extending data over cable service interface specification (docsis) provisioning of ethernet passive optical network (epon) (dpoe) to epon over coax (epoc) multicast key management

An optical line terminal (olt) including a processor coupled to a transmitter. The processor is configured to send a first encrypted fiber to coax unit (fcu) message containing an optical domain multicast key to an fcu via an optical network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230903

System and method for utilizing stored higher layer information

A method for operating a station during a discovery process includes transmitting a first layer 2 frame to an access point (ap), the first layer 2 frame including a first version number associated with first higher layer information and an identifier of a protocol associated with both the first higher layer information and the first version number, receiving a second layer 2 frame from the ap including an indication that a second version number associated with a second higher layer information is the same as the first version number, and deciding whether to perform a network selection process in accordance with the first higher layer information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230738

Extending epon multi-point control protocol to run on ethernet pon over coax networks

A method implemented by a middlebox comprising registering a customer premises equipment (cpe) in the middlebox, wherein the cpe is coupled to the middlebox via an electrical line, and facilitating registration of the cpe in a central office (co) equipment coupled to the middlebox.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230067

Measurement receiver harmonic distortion cancellation

A transmitter includes a power amplifier coupled to amplify an input signal and provide an output signal. A radio frequency coupler is coupled to receive the output signal and provide a measured signal on a coupler output. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228448

Method and apparatus for association rules with graph patterns

Graph pattern association rules (gpars) are proposed for social media marketing. Extending association rules for item-sets, gpars help discover regularities between entities in social graphs, and identify potential customers by exploring social influence. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228422

Flexible task scheduler for multiple parallel processing of database data

A system and method of responding to a database query. A query is received for mpp database data stored on a plurality of processing systems. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/03/17 / #20170222692

Nfc antenna for wearable application

Methods, apparatus and systems are provided that include nfc antennas for applications in wearable mobile communication devices. In one aspect, a wearable mobile communication device includes an electronics block, or electronics body, including a processing unit for near field communications; and an adjustable strap configured to retain the electronics block when worn by a wearer. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219777

Edge coupling device fabrication

An edge coupling device including a substrate, a buried oxide disposed over the substrate, a cladding material disposed over the buried oxide, where the cladding material includes a trench, an inversely tapered silicon waveguide disposed within the cladding material beneath the trench, and a ridge waveguide disposed within the trench, where the ridge waveguide and the inversely tapered silicon waveguide are vertically-aligned with each other.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170215209

Emergency call prioritization

A mobile device implemented method includes receiving a request at the mobile device from a user to make an emergency call over a network, attempting to place the emergency call via the mobile device, detecting a failure of random access attempt procedure for the emergency call by the mobile device, using a reduced back off parameter value as compared to a back off parameter value for a non-emergency call, and re-attempting the random access procedure for the emergency call via the mobile device as a function of the reduced back off parameter value.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170215060

Operating states for d2d discovery

A device is configured to perform a method of device-to-device (d2d) communication in a wireless communication network in accordance with a long term evolution (lte) standard. The method includes entering an rrc-idle state or an rrc-connected state. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214634

Joint autoscaling of cloud applications

A method includes receiving runtime metrics for a distributed application, the distributed application utilizing cloud resources including computer nodes and network links, detecting a change in the runtime metrics, determining nodes and links associated with the distributed application utilizing an application topology description data structure, and jointly scaling the links and nodes responsive to the detected change in the runtime metrics.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214627

Distributed load balancing for network service function chaining

An upstream service function forwarder (sff) node including a receiver configured to receive a packet, a processor operably coupled to the receiver and configured to implement a load distribution function (ldf), wherein the ldf is configured to select one of a plurality of service functions (sfs) of a same type on a downstream sff node to process the packet, and a transmitter operably coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the packet to the downstream sff node for processing by the one of the plurality of sfs selected.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214613

Service function chaining across multiple subnetworks

A method for service function chaining across subnetworks includes receiving a packet at a virtual switch integration bridge from a first service function (sf) that is in a service function chain (sfc) and that is on a first subnetwork, determining a next sf in the sfc in a different subnetwork, and sending the received packet directly from the virtual switch integration bridge to the next sf.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212805

Data protection for cold storage system

A data storage apparatus comprising a plurality of data storage devices configured to store data blocks, and one or more protection devices configured to store protection blocks, wherein the data devices and the protection devices are associated by a plurality of stripes, wherein each stripe comprises a memory block on each data device or protection device, and wherein each protection block in a protection device comprises a value for reconstructing storage blocks in the same stripe, and a controller configured to select a data device, store data blocks sequentially to the memory blocks in the selected data devices, store protection blocks in the protection devices for each updated stripe, read data blocks from a selected data device, and reconstruct damaged storage devices. It operates a cold storage system with less power consumption, low component wear, and flexible in capacity expansion.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212592

Haptic correlated graphic effects

A method includes dividing a display of an electronic device into multiple regions defined by vertices, calculating time varying positions for each vertex relative to a z dimension, and composing a screen for the display that includes the varying positions for each vertex to create an animated display distortion. The distortion may occur in association with haptic effects.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208617

System and method for indicating periodic allocations

A wireless communications system includes an access point (ap) and at least a station. The ap transmits a periodic scheduling indicator, a compression indicator and scheduling information to a station. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208584

System and method for multiple point communications

A method for multiple point communications includes configuring a set of first communications system resources to form a plurality of first communications system resource groups, each first communications system resource group including a plurality of channels, and configuring a set of second communications system resources for each one of the plurality of first communications system resource groups, the set of second communications system resources used to convey a feedback transmission. The method also includes signaling information about the plurality of first communications system resource groups to a first user equipment, and signaling information about the sets of second communications system resources associated with the plurality of first communications system resource groups to the first user equipment.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170207901

Full duplex transmission method for high speed backplane system

A system for a backplane serializer/deserializer (serdes) including first and second integrated circuits (ic). The first and second ics include transmitters and receivers coupled to each other through first and second bidirectional links. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170207707

Parallel hybrid converter apparatus and method

An apparatus comprises an isolated power converter coupled to an input dc power source, wherein the isolated power converter comprises a first switch network coupled to a first transformer winding and a second switch network coupled to a second transformer winding and a non-isolated power converter coupled to the second switch network of the isolated power converter, wherein a current flowing through the non-isolated power converter is a fraction of a current flowing through the isolated power converter.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206234

Systems and methods to optimize multi-version support in indexes

System and method embodiments are provided for multi-version support in indexes in a database. The embodiments enable substantially optimized multi-version support in index and avoid backfill of commit log sequence number (lsn) for a transaction identifier (txid). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206173

Caching structure for nested preemption

The present disclosure relates to a system and method of managing operation of a cache memory. The system and method assign each nested task a level, and each task within a nested level an instance. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205582

Gapless optical mode converter

A gapless optical mode converter comprising a fiber holder configured to receive and hold an optical transmission line, a first glass block coupled via an optical adhesive at a first side to the fiber holder, a lens coupled via the optical adhesive at a first side to a second side of the first glass block, and a holder configured to hold the fiber holder, the first glass block, and the lens.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201995

System and method for power indications

A wireless communications system includes an access point (ap) and multiple stations. The ap transmits a reference indicator indicating a target receive power reference of the ap and an adjustment indicator indicating an adjustment to the target receive power reference for a station. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201976

Channel estimation in large scale mimo systems using iterative location based spatial filtering

The disclosure relates to technology for iterative localization and channel estimation in a communication system. A radio network node detects user location information from user equipment in a geographic region, where the geographic region includes a location cluster having multiple location levels. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201954

System and method for uplink multi-antenna power control in a communications system

A system and method for uplink multi-antenna power control in a communications system are provided. A method for user equipment operations includes determining a transmit power level for transmit antennas of the user equipment having at least two transmit antennas, and setting a power amplifier output level for each of the at least two transmit antennas in accordance with a respective transmit power level.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201897

Fingerprinting root cause analysis in cellular systems

A processor implemented method of identifying a root cause of degraded network quality in a wireless network. The method includes accessing historical network performance data, the performance data including a time sequenced measure of performance indicators for the network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201758

Jpeg image to compressed gpu texture transcoder

In an example embodiment, a received jpeg image compression format image includes one or more minimum coded units (icus). Each mcu is decoded using an image compression format decoder. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201375

Secure content sharing using content centric approach

A network enabled computer system includes a processor and a dual stack communication module to couple to a network. The dual stack communication module includes information centric network layers and a secure network connection layer, each coupled to an ip connection layer to couple to a network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201329

Low-complexity multi-symbol log-likelihood ratio (llr) calculation

An apparatus comprising a receiver configured to receive a super-symbol comprising a first modulation symbol and a second modulation symbol, wherein the first modulation symbol comprises a first modulation format, and wherein the second modulation symbol comprises a second modulation format, and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to select, for the first modulation symbol, a first nearest candidate symbol from a first set of candidate symbols associated with the first modulation format, select, for the second modulation symbol, a second nearest candidate symbol independent of the first nearest candidate symbol from a second set of candidate symbols associated with the second modulation format, and determine a soft decision value for a first hit in the super-symbol according to the first nearest candidate symbol and the second nearest candidate symbol.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201255

Multiple-layer configuration storage for runtime reconfigurable systems

The disclosure relates to technology for configuring programmable logic devices having multiple programmable hardware units configurable in one or more functional modes. The programmable hardware units are coupled to independent switch devices (e.g., multiplexers) that select configuration patterns stored in a common and shared configuration memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/13/17 / #20170200088

System and method for analyzing a root cause of anomalous behavior using hypothesis testing

The disclosure relates to technology for identifying a root cause of anomalous behavior in a communications network. A key quality indicator (kqi) indicative of a performance level associated with a source is received in the communication network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170196002

System and method for common control channels in a communications system

A method for operating a communications controller includes selecting a search space configuration out of a set of candidate search space configurations for a user equipment served by the communications controller, wherein the search space configuration specifies one or more search spaces to be monitored out of a set of search spaces, and signaling the selected search space configuration to the user equipment.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195340

System and method for partial url signing with applications to dynamic adaptive streaming

A partial url signing scheme for controlling access to content provided in adaptive streaming such as dash is disclosed herein. Partial url signing and verifying algorithms act as extensions to existing url/uri signing techniques (e.g., ietf uri signing). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195238

Maximize network capacity policy with heavy-tailed traffic

A network element (ne) comprising a receiver configured to receive packets from a plurality of flows, and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to perform classification on the plurality of flows according to arrivals of the packets to classify the plurality of flows into a heavy-tailed (ht) class and a light-tailed (lt) class assign scheduling weights to the plurality of flows according to the classification, and select a scheduling policy to forward the packets of the plurality of flows according to the scheduling weights.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195085

Transmission control protocol segment recovery

A transmitting device implements a method for recovering tcp segments. The transmitting device transmits a plurality of transmission control protocol (tcp) segments to a receiving device one by one in sequence. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195035

System and method for inter-basic service set communications

A method for multiple association includes associating with a first access point (ap) in a primary basic service set (bss), associating with a second ap in a secondary bss, informing the first and second aps of an inter-bss relaying capability of a doubly-associated station, and relaying data between the first ap and the second ap.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195018

Radio frequency distribution network for a split beam user specific tilt antenna

A rf distribution network for split beam antennas is disclosed. The split beam antennas may include four-column cross-polarized user specific tilt antennas implemented in a 4t4r or 4t8r system. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170194996

Adaptive maximum power limiting using capacitive sensing in a wireless device

An apparatus for satisfying specific absorption rate (sar) compliance criteria including a first capacitance sensor, a second capacitance sensor, a memory, and a processor. The memory is configured to store pre-established proximity regions that include a free space region of proximity based on baseline capacitance measurements obtained from the sensors when no human body is proximate a wireless device and a first region of proximity based on initial capacitance measurements obtained from the sensors when the human body is spaced apart from the wireless device by a first predetermined separation distance. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193870

System and method for testing chip-on-glass bonding quality

A system and method of testing chip-on-glass (cog) bonding quality automatically includes a glass panel comprising two test pads, the test pads electrically interconnected, a display driver comprising an input node and an output node, and an adhesive layer between the glass panel and the display driver, the adhesive layer binding the glass panel with the display driver, the adhesive layer comprising conductive portions across the adhesive layer between the glass panel and the display driver, wherein the input node, the output node, the two test pads, and the conductive portions are electrically connected to form an electrical testing loop, the electrical testing loop configured to measure a voltage drop across the conductive portions.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193206

Apparatus and method for camera-based user authentication for content acess

System and method embodiments are provided for camera-based user authentication for content on a user device. In an embodiment, an action by a user for displaying content on a screen of the user device is detected. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192865

Rebuilding process for storage array

When a drive in a redundant array of independent disks (raid) fails, for a first stripe unit stored in the failed drive, a raid controller obtains from a bitmap a first indicator indicating whether the first stripe unit contains written data, wherein the bitmap contains a plurality of indicators corresponding to stripe units stored in the failed drive, and the first stripe unit belongs to a first stripe stored in the raid system; if the first indicator indicates that the first stripe unit does not contain written data, write zeros into a first replacement stripe unit in a replacement drive, wherein the first replacement stripe unit replaces the first stripe unit in the first stripe. Without performing xor operations for the stripe units indicated no data by the table, a time consumed for rebuilding can be significantly reduced, recovering the raid array healthy sooner and reducing the impact on system bandwidth usage and host i/o performance impact during the rebuild process.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192666

Mobile device camera viewfinder punch through effect

In an example embodiment, an application is executed on a mobile device, causing generation of application graphical output in an application layer. The application layer is rendered on a touchscreen display. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192175

Free space grating coupler

A free space coupling system comprising a waveguide horizontally positioned on an integrated circuit, and a silicon housing coupled to the waveguide, wherein the silicon housing comprises a reflective surface, a first port, wherein the first port is configured to receive light from an optic source positioned substantially parallel to the waveguide at a coupling point, and a second port, wherein the second port is oriented at about ninety degrees with respect to the first port, and wherein the second port is aligned with a grating port on the waveguide.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187678

Method and apparatus for provisioning traversal using relays around network address translation (turn) credential and servers

Various disclosed embodiments include methods and systems for provisioning traversal using relays around network address translation (turn) credentials and servers for network address translation/firewall (nat/fw) traversal via a voice-over-internet-protocol/web real-time communication (voip/webrtc) signaling channel. The method comprises receiving, at a signaling gateway, a signaling message from a first electronic device (ed) when the first electronic device registers with the signaling gateway or sends other signaling messages for requesting a turn credential. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187609

Computing service chain-aware paths

A method implemented by a path computation element (pce), comprising receiving a path computation request to compute a network path for a source-destination pair in a service chain (sc) network, wherein the path computation request comprises at least one network routing constraint and a service function (sf) input associated with a plurality of sfs, computing a plurality of network paths through the network for the source-destination pair according to the network routing constraint, selecting at least a first of the network paths according to the sf input, and sending a path computation response indicating at least the first network path in response to the received path computation request.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187606

Communication among network controllers

A network element (ne) is configured to act as a parent controller. The ne receives connection and access point messages from a plurality of child controllers each child controller controlling one or more network domains. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185669

System and method for user-behavior based content recommendations

A system and method of predicting a user's most meaningful multimedia content includes enabling a sensing device on a user device in response to a user requesting a multimedia operation, performing the multimedia operation for a multimedia content, in response to the multimedia operation, identifying behavioral and interaction cues of the user with the sensing device substantially when the multimedia operation is being performed, updating a recommendation from a set of multimedia content including the multimedia content represented by the behavioral and interaction cues identified, and presenting the updated recommendation to the user.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181132

System and method for transmission and reception of control and data channels with group reference signal

A device and method for transmission and reception of control and data channels with a group reference signal (grs). A grs may include a first common reference signal associated with a first group of users and a second common reference signal associated with a second group of users. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181017

System and method for a hub device search

A method includes determining a quality of service (qos) of a direct link between an edge device and a communications controller and determining a hub search parameter in accordance with the qos of the direct link between the edge device and the communications controller. The method also includes searching for hub devices in accordance with the hub search parameter.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180138

Systems and methods for segment integrity and authenticity for adaptive streaming

System and method embodiments are provided for segment integrity and authenticity for adaptive streaming. In an embodiment, the method includes receiving at a data processing system a segment of a media stream, determining, with the data processing system, a digest or a digital signature for the segment, and comparing, with the data processing system, the digest/digital signature to a correct digest or a correct digital signature to determine whether the segment has been modified.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170179813

Holdup time circuit and method for bridgeless pfc converter

An embodiment holdup time circuit of a bridgeless power factor correction circuit comprises a charge device connected between an output terminal of a bridgeless power factor correction circuit and an energy storage apparatus, a discharge device connected between the energy storage apparatus and an input of the bridgeless power factor correction circuit, the energy storage apparatus and the bridgeless power factor correction circuit comprising a first boost converter, a second boost converter, a first switch and a second switch, wherein the first switch is connected between the first boost converter and ground and the second switch is connected between the second boost converter and ground.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177520

System and method for efficient cross-controller request handling in active/active storage systems

A system and method for cross-controller data storage operations comprises interconnecting a responding storage controller and an owning storage controller with a direct memory access (dma) capable fabric, the responding storage controller and the owning storage controller each comprising an interface from a data bus connected to the dma capable fabric, configuring and implementing a shared dma address space in accordance with the dma capable fabric, the shared dma address space including memory on the responding storage controller and the owning storage controller, the shared dma address space being one of a symmetric or asymmetric address space, and exposing one or more local buffers of the responding storage controller and one or more local buffers of the owning storage controller through the shared dma address space.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176955

Communication between distributed information brokers within a data and energy storage internet architecture

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate as an ensemble information broker (eib) within a distributed data and energy storage internet architecture comprising collecting energy data indicating a flow of energy, an amount of energy consumed and generated by devices; collecting human presence data; collecting human activity data; predicting future energy consumption requirements and generation by employing prediction algorithms and analyzing the collected data; generating a set of control commands based on the predicted future energy consumption requirements and energy generation as applied to a cost function; transmitting the set of control commands to the corresponding devices; transmitting a broadcast message to determine an external ne to establish as a friend connection based on a user preference; transmitting a request to establish a friend connection with the determined ne; and transmitting the human presence data to the external ne when the friend connection is established.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/15/17 / #20170170982

Time domain ingress noise detection and cancellation

An apparatus, comprising a receiver configured to receive a primary signal that comprises a narrowband noise component and a broadband noise component, a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to determine, in a time domain, an estimate of the narrowband noise component in real-time, determine a cancelled output signal in real-time that comprises an estimate of the broadband noise component, and determine an estimate of a power level of the narrowband noise component in real-time.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/15/17 / #20170170894

On-chip test interface for voltage-mode mach-zehnder modulator driver

An apparatus comprising a semiconductor chip that comprises an optical modulator configured to modulate an optical signal based on a received driver signal, a voltage-mode (vm) driver coupled to the optical modulator and configured to produce a level-shifted driver signal to modulate the optical signal, and a two-stage test interface coupled to the optical modulator and configured to receive and test the level shifted driver signal. The two-stage test interface comprises a voltage equalization stage coupled to an output-terminated buffer stage, the vm driver comprises a two-stage vm mach-zehnder modulator (mzm) driver that comprises a pre-driver coupled to a vm level-shifter (vmls). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169034

System and method for data warehouse engine

A data warehouse engine (dwe) includes a central processing unit (cpu) core and a first data organization unit (dou), where the first dou is configured to aggregate read operations. The dwe also includes a first command queue coupled between the cpu core and the first dou, where the first command queue is configured to convey commands from the cpu core to the first dou.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168792

Space and time aware organization and isolation of components in real time systems

A method includes obtaining, by a first processor, a first software architecture description file and obtaining, by the first processor, a platform independent model file. The method also includes obtaining, by the first processor, a platform architecture definition file and performing, by the first processor, a first source-to-source compilation in accordance with the first software architecture description file, the platform independent model file, and the platform architecture definition file, to produce generated interface code. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164344

System and method for data channel transmission and reception

A method includes allocating, by a communications controller, a first set of resource blocks to an enhanced physical downlink shared channel (epdsch), where the epdsch has a first starting point and allocating, by the communications controller, a second set of resource blocks to an enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch). The method also includes identifying, by the communications controller, a second starting point for the epdsch, where the second starting point for the epdsch is located within a legacy control region, where the first starting point of the epdcch is located within the legacy control region, and where the second starting point of the epdsch is different than the first starting point of the epdcch. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163698

Data streaming unit and method for operating the data streaming unit

A data streaming unit (dsu) and a method for operating a dsu are disclosed. In an embodiment the dsu includes a memory interface configured to be connected to a storage unit, a compute engine interface configured to be connected to a compute engine (ce) and an address generator configured to manage address data representing address locations in the storage unit. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163443

End-to-end (e2e) tunnel based on shortest point-to-point (p2p) path computation

A method implemented in a parent controller including receiving a request to compute a shortest end-to-end (e2e) path from source to destination through network domains managed by child controllers, receiving path segments and costs computed by the child controllers, wherein the path segments identify in-edge nodes, out-edge nodes, and inter-domain links, generating a candidate list using the path segments and costs received from the child controllers, constructing a shortest path tree (spt) from the source to the destination through the network domains by repeatedly removing one of the out-edge nodes corresponding to the path segment in the candidate list having a lowest cost and adding the one of the out-edge nodes to the spt until the destination is reached, determining the shortest e2e path based on the spt, and transmitting tunnel creation messages to the child controllers to create a tunnel along the shortest e2e path.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163413

System and method for content encryption in a key/value store

System and method for content encryption in a key/value store system and method embodiments are provided for content encryption in a key/value store. The embodiments include encrypting both the key and value of client data blocks for storage so that the data can be retrieved reliability without compromising the key. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163370

Rogue optical network unit mitigation in passive optical networks

An optical line terminal (olt) comprises a target olt channel termination (ct), and a source olt ct in communication with the target olt ct, wherein the source olt ct is configured to exchange tuning messages with the target olt ct to initiate upstream wavelength tuning of an optical network unit (onu), wherein the source olt ct is configured to transmit a tuning request to the onu after the tuning messages have been exchanged and to receive a tuning acknowledgement message from the onu indicating that the tuning request will be executed, wherein the source olt ct is configured to transmit a broadcast notification message to all olt cts within the olt, except for the source olt ct, after receipt of the tuning acknowledge message from the onu, and wherein the broadcast notification message includes a tuning time of the onu.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161325

System and method for caching and parameterizing ir

A system and method of caching and parameterizing intermediate representation code includes receiving, by a database, a query, parsing, by the database, the query to obtain a plan tree comprising a plurality of plan nodes arranged in hierarchical order descending from a top plan node, generating, by the database, node intermediate representations (irs) for the plan nodes, executing, by the database, a first query using the node irs, and reusing, by the database, the node irs to execute subsequent queries.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155925

Mode dependent intra smoothing filter table mapping methods for non-square prediction units

An apparatus including a memory operably coupled to a processor. The processor is configured to determine whether to use an intra smoothing filter for a rectangular prediction unit (pu) based on a lookup table (lut) used for square pus, wherein a width of the rectangular pu is not equal to a height of the rectangular pu.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155738

System and method to support context-aware content requests in information centric networks

The disclosure relates to technology for supporting context-aware content retrieval in a network. A router receives an interest message including a content name and a contextual requirement. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155448

Frequency domain optical channel estimation

An optical transceiver in an optical communications network, comprising a receiver configured to receive an optical signal comprising an x-polarization component that comprises a first frame and a y-polarization component that comprises a second frame. The optical transceiver also comprises a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to determine, in a time domain, a phase estimate according to the first frame and the second frame, determine, in a frequency domain, a channel estimate for the optical signal according to a relationship between the first frame, the second frame, and the phase estimate, and determine a compensated optical signal according to the channel estimate. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153824

Intelligent coded memory architecture with enhanced access scheduler

A method, system, and architecture for efficiently accessing data in a memory shared by multiple processor cores that reduces the probability of bank conflicts and decreases latency is provided. In an embodiment, a method for accessing data in a memory includes determining, by a scheduler, a read pattern for reading data from memory to serve requests in a plurality of bank queues, the memory comprising a plurality of memory banks and a plurality of coding banks, the coding banks storing a coded version of at least some of the data stored in the plurality of memory banks; reading a first data from a first memory bank; reading coded data from one of the coding banks; and determining the second data according to the coded data and the first data.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142751

Device, network, and method for communications with opportunistic transmission and reception

A system and method of subframe configuration in licensed-assisted access using long-term evolution (laa-lte) with carrier aggregation (ca). A wireless device such as an enodeb (enb) may transmit control information in a subframe from a secondary cell (scell) in downlink control information (dci) to a user equipment (ue). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142722

System and method for multi-source channel estimation

A method includes determining position information of a main transmission sink having a primary transmission path to a communications device and of at least one mirror transmission sink associated with the main transmission sink by at least one secondary transmission path between the main transmission sink and the communications device, estimating primary channels between the communications device and antennas of an antenna array of the main transmission sink and secondary channels between the communications device and antennas of an antenna array of the at least one mirror transmission sink, the estimating is at least partially based on the position information of the main transmission sink and the at least one mirror transmission sink and position information of the antennas in the antenna arrays, and instructing use of the estimated primary channels and the estimated secondary channels.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142225

Scaling cloud rendezvous points in a hierarchical and distributed manner

A service provider (sp) cloud rendezvous point (crp-sp) in a fixed cloud rendezvous point (crp) hierarchy, the crp-sp comprising a memory comprising a cloudcasting information base (ccib), a receiver configured to receive a register request from a first site crp (crp site) in an sp network, the register request indicating a first portion of a virtual extensible network (vxn) is reachable by the sp network at the first crp site, a processor coupled to the receiver and the memory, the processor configured to query the ccib to determine that a second portion of the vxn is reachable by the sp network at a second crp site, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit report messages to both the first crp site and the second crp site, the report messages indicating the vxn is reachable at both the first crp site and the second crp site.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141938

High performance pim cancellation with feed forward structure

A full-duplex transceiver with passive inter-modulation (pim) cancellation using a feedforward filtering structure is presented. The transceiver can comprise a duplexer, a transmitter, a receiver, a summer, and a behavioral model module (bmm) that is used to estimate an estimated inter-modulated signal using a feedforward structure. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141935

System and method for multi-source channel estimation

A method for associating signal sources and paths includes determining secondary paths of a signal received at a reception point, wherein the signal reflects off one or more reflective surfaces before being received at the reception point, determining mirror sources of the secondary paths in accordance with locations of the one or more reflective surfaces and a main source of the signal, determining associations between the secondary paths and the mirror sources based on cross points at which the signal reflected off the one or more reflective surfaces, thereby obtaining path-source associations, and instructing use of the path-source associations in multi-source channel estimation.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141902

System and method for multi-source channel estimation

A method for channel estimation includes determining position information of a main transmission point with a primary transmission path to the communications device and of at least one mirror transmission point associated with the main transmission point by at least one secondary transmission path between the main transmission point and the communications device, estimating a primary channel between the main transmission point and the communications device and at least one secondary channel between the at least one mirror transmission point and the communications device in accordance with the position information of the main transmission point and of the at least one mirror transmission point and position information of antennas in an antenna array of the communications device, and instructing use of the estimated primary channel and the at least one estimated secondary channel.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141807

High performance pim cancellation with feedback

A full-duplex transceiver with passive inter-modulation (pim) cancellation using feedforward plus a feedback filtering structure is presented. The transceiver comprises a duplexer, a transmitter, a receiver, a summer, and a behavioral model module (bmm) that is used to generate an estimated inter-modulated signal using a feedforward plus feedback structure. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139740

Systems and methods for real time context based isolation and virtualization

An embodiment method includes receiving, by an intellectual property (ip) block within a computing system, a transaction request and determining, by the ip block, a context corresponding to the transaction request. The method further includes determining, by the ip block, a view of the computing system defined by the context and processing, by the ip block, the transaction request in accordance with the view of the computing system defined by the context.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134096

Optical n-level quadrature amplitude modulation (nqam) generation based on phase modulator

An optical modulator for generating quadrature amplitude modulation (nqam) and phase-shift keying (npsk) signals with tunable modulation efficiency. The modulator includes a controlling circuit for adjusting the modulation efficiency or modulation depth of the modulator by controlling the direct current (dc) bias.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134076

Method and apparatus for multiuser mimo beamforming training

A method for beamforming training is disclosed including snr values with each of the snr values associated with one of the antenna identifiers (ids) in a first frame identifying different radio frequency (rf) chains for a process of beamforming training; receiving and transmitting the first frame bi-directionally between multiple pairs of communicating nodes, wherein each pair of the communicating nodes has at least one initiator node and one responder node; receiving feedback of the snrs associated with the antenna ids from two or more responder nodes of the multiple pairs of the communicating nodes to choose an rf chain as favorable transmit antenna for transmission; and determining respective one from the multiple antenna sectors of the multiple antennas for transmission for the responder nodes according to the feedback. A central network controller and a system are also disclosed herein.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170133947

Multi-channel inverter systems

A system comprises a first t-type inverter connected to a dc power source, a second t-type inverter connected to the dc power source, wherein the second t-type inverter is configured to operate with a first phase shift from the first t-type inverter, a third t-type inverter connected to the dc power source, wherein the third t-type inverter is configured to operate with a second phase shift from the second t-type inverter, a coupled inductor having a first input, a second input and a third input connected to the first t-type inverter, the second t-type inverter and the third t-type inverter respectively and an output filter coupled to the output of the coupled inductor.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170133944

Flexible rectifier for providing a variety of on-demand voltages

A dual voltage power system for selectively providing direct current (dc) at two different voltages. The system includes a plurality of universal rectifiers each of which may be configured to operate under a plurality of operating modes using a plurality of switches which may be controlled by a power shelf controller.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132597

System and method for managing application access

A method for managing software licenses in a cloud environment includes receiving, by a license services system associated with the cloud environment, a request to use a first application from a first user associated with a first subscribing entity, and receiving, by the license services system, a request to use a second application from a second user associated with a second subscribing entity. The method also includes permitting, by the license services system, the first user to execute the first application if a license for the first application is available to the first subscribing entity, and permitting, by the license service system, the second user to execute the second application if a license for the second application is available to the second subscribing entity.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132003

System and method for hardware multithreading to improve vliw dsp performance and efficiency

A system and method of hardware multithreading in vliw dsps includes an instruction fetch and dispatch unit, a plurality of program control units coupled to the instruction fetch and dispatch unit, a plurality of function units coupled to the plurality of program control units, and a mode control unit coupled to the function units and the program control units, the mode control unit configured to dynamically organize the plurality of function units and the plurality of program control units into one or more threads, each thread comprising a program control of the plurality of program control units and a subset of the plurality of function units.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127365

System and method for transmitting a synchronization signal

A method for device-to-device (d2d) communications includes generating, by a synchronization source, a primary device-to-device synchronization signal that is different from a primary synchronization signal (pss) sent by an evolved nodeb (enodeb) and an existing uplink (ul) signal sent by device-to-device communications devices, and transmitting, by the synchronization source, the primary device-to-device synchronization signal in a single carrier frequency division multiple access (sc-fdma) waveform.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127327

System and method for load rebalancing

A system and method for load rebalancing are provided. A node b selects a subset of carriers from a plurality of carriers of the node b according to effective usages for the plurality of carriers, determines a heavily loaded carrier and a lightly loaded carrier from the subset of carriers according to effective usages of the subset of carriers, select a mobile device assigned to the heavily loaded carrier as a candidate for handoff, and performs a handoff of the selected mobile device from the heavily loaded carrier to the lightly loaded carrier.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126682

System and method for secure provisioning of out-of-network user equipment

The disclosure relates to technology for provisioning out-of-network user equipment with a network relay in a communications network. The network relay device receives an authentication key request message from user equipment including a user equipment identity and an authentication server identity, and communicates the authentication key request message to an authentication server having the authentication server identity. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126542

Icn based distributed resource directory for iot resource discovery and routing

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate in an information centric network (icn), the method comprising receiving, from a client via a receiver, a resource directory (rd) lookup message directed to a distributed rd database and comprising a lookuptype field and an attribute value pair; converting the rd lookup message into an rd lookup forward (rdlf) comprising an rdlf lookuptype field set to the lookuptype field of the rd lookup message, an rdlf time-to-live (ttl) set to a largest number of hops that can be traversed in the icn, and an rdlf attribute value pair set to the attribute value pair of the rd lookup message; and determining a forwarding interface list based on matching, to the attribute value pair, a routing entry from a routing table corresponding to the attribute value pair, wherein the routing table comprises routing information through the icn to content mapped to a plurality of attribute value pairs.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126443

Combined low and high frequency continuous-time linear equalizers

An apparatus comprising an input port configured to receive an input signal propagated through a transmission link, wherein the transmission link comprises a low-frequency channel loss and a high-frequency channel loss, a continuous-time linear equalization (ctle) circuit coupled to the input port and configured to produce an output signal according to the input signal by applying a first gain to the input signal at a first frequency to compensate the low-frequency loss, and applying a second gain to the input signal at a second frequency to compensate the high-frequency channel loss, and an output port coupled to the ctle circuit and configured to output the output signal.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126433

System and method for vnf termination management

An apparatus and method for terminating a virtual network function (vnf) instance according to termination requirements of the vnf instance. The termination requirements may be defined in a vnf descriptor corresponding to the vnf instance. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126296

System and method for large scale multiple input multiple output beamforming

A method for operating a large scale multiple input multiple output (mimo) communications device adapted to perform large scale mimo communications includes determining beamforming coefficients for antennas of an antenna array in accordance with position information of antennas of the antenna array and directional information of a communications device with which the large scale mimo communications device is communicating, applying the beamforming coefficients to the antennas of the antenna array, and communicating with the communications device using the antenna array.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126236

Reference-less frequency detector with high jitter tolerance

An apparatus, comprising a first sampling circuit configured to sample a clock signal according to a data signal to produce a first sampled signal, a second sampling circuit configured to sample the clock signal according to a delay signal to produce a second sampled signal, and a control circuit coupled to the first sampling circuit and the second sampling circuit, wherein the control circuit is configured to perform a not-and (nand) operation according to the first sampled signal and the second sampled signal to produce an activation signal for activating a frequency adjustment for the clock signal.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126207

Method and implementation for accurate gain-bandwidth product tuning

Method and implementation of gain-bandwidth product (gwb) tuning are disclosed. In an embodiment an operational amplifier (opamp) includes an input stage of the opamp including a differential device pair coupled to a tail device and configured to be responsive to a differential input signal for conducting a first current and an output stage of the opamp including a class ab interface stage circuit and a pair of output devices connected to the class ab interface stage circuit, wherein a first constant gm bias circuit is coupled to an input terminal of the class ab interface stage circuit.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124020

Systems and methods for creating and using a data structure for parallel programming

System and method embodiments are provided for creating data structure for parallel programming. A method for creating data structures for parallel programming includes forming, by one or more processors, one or more data structures, each data structure comprising one or more global containers and a plurality of local containers. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118756

Apparatus and method for transmit power control command transmission

A user equipment (ue) performing transmit power control (tpc) transmission slot assignment includes a receiver, a determining means and a slot allocator. The ue receives one or more tpc commands from two or more radio links, determines a tpc combining period in accordance with a primary slot position, wherein a primary tpc symbol transmission of the primary radio link is present at the primary slot position; a slot allocator that allocates a secondary slot position for a secondary tpc symbol transmission of the secondary radio link in accordance with the tpc combining period. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118546

System and method for wavelength conversion and switching

A network component comprising at least one processor configured to implement a method comprising collecting wavelength availability information associated with a wavelength switched optical network (wson), receiving a path computation request to transport a signal through the wson, calculating at least one route through the wson for the signal, and assigning at least one wavelength for the signal to use along the route. Also disclosed is a network comprising a first path computation element (pce) configured to compute at least one route for a signal between a source and a destination, and a second pce in communication with the first pce, wherein the second pce is configured to receive the route from the first pce and assign at least one wavelength to the route.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118108

Real time priority selection engine for improved burst tolerance

A network switch comprising a plurality of ports each comprising a plurality of queues, and a processor coupled to the plurality of ports, the processor configured to obtain a packet traveling along a path from a source to a destination, determine a reverse path port positioned along a reverse path from the destination to the source, obtain a queue occupancy counter from the packet, the queue occupancy counter indicating an aggregate congestion of queues along the reverse path, and update the queue occupancy counter with congestion data of the queues for the reverse path port.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170117984

Optical line terminal communication method and device with data structure

An optical line terminal (olt) coupled to a plurality of optical network units (onus) through a passive optical network (pon). The olt includes a transceiver configured to communicate via a management channel of a communication network with a plurality of olts. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170117861

System and method for offset voltage calibration

An embodiment method includes measuring, by a calibration device, a first output voltage of a variable gain amplifier (vga) when the vga is set at a first gain setting and measuring, by a calibration device, a second output voltage of the vga when the vga is set at a second gain setting different from the first gain setting. The method further includes calculating, by the calibration device, an offset voltage of a signal path including the vga using the first output voltage and the second output voltage and calculating, by the calibration device, an internal offset voltage of the vga using the first output voltage and the second output voltage.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116741

Apparatus and methods for video foreground-background segmentation with multi-view spatial temporal graph cuts

Embodiments are provided for achieving multi-view video foreground-background segmentation with spatial-temporal graph cuts. A multi-view segmentation algorithm is used where a four-dimensional (4d) graph-cut is constructed by adding links across neighboring views over space and for consecutive frames over time. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116042

Extension of resource constraints for service-defined containers

A method comprising receiving, by a processing thread executing on a host server, a container request to create a container on the host server by employing a container engine, wherein the container request indicates a first resource constraint and a second resource constraint for executing an application within the container, directing, by the processing thread, the container engine to create an operating environment for the container according to the first resource constraint and to execute the container on the host server, reserving, by the processing thread, a first resource from an operating system (os) of the host server according to the second resource constraint of the container request, and updating dynamically, by the processing thread, the operating environment of the container to enable the container to directly utilize the reserved first resource for execution of the application to meet the second resource constraint of the container request.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111870

System and method for direct mobile communications power control

A method for transmitting to a direct mobile communications (dmc) device by a user equipment operating in both a cellular mode and a dmc mode includes estimating a first pathloss of a first channel from the user equipment to a base station according to a difference between a known base station transmit power level and a received base station power level, and estimating a second pathloss of a second channel from the user equipment to the dmc device according to a difference between a known dmc device transmit power level and a received dmc device power level. The method also includes setting a transmit power level for transmission to the dmc device according to the first pathloss and the second pathloss, and transmitting a signal to the dmc device at the transmit power level.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111426

Using quality information for adaptive streaming of media content

Different representations are associated with an instance of media content, and a representation can include multiple portions of media content. A respective quality value and bitrate can be associated with each of the portions. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111282

Framework for temporal label switched path tunnel services

A t-sdn controller including a t-lsp manager, a temporal path element, a t-ted, a t-ldb, a t-lspdb, and a network interface. The t-lsp receives a path request including time intervals and a set of constraints. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111191

System and method for clock spur artifact correction

A method for clock spur artifact correction includes obtaining a plurality of switching stage input signals generated in accordance with an input signal level of an external amplifier, and adjusting the plurality of switching stage input signals such that a clock spur harmonic artifact is reduced. The clock spur harmonic artifact includes a first clock spur harmonic artifact generated in a plurality of external signal paths including external switching stages, and the adjusting the plurality of switching stage input signals includes one of: adjusting a duty ratio of one of the plurality of switching stage input signals in accordance with a gain mismatch between two of the external signal paths; and injecting a first continuous wave (cw) signal into the plurality of switching stage input signals in accordance with a previous amplitude of the first clock spur harmonic artifact.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111117

Compensation of non-linear transmitter impairments in optical communication networks

An optical transceiver comprises a transmitter configured to transmit a first signal, and a receiver coupled to the transmitter and configured to receive a first compensation, wherein the first compensation is based on a pattern-dependent analysis of the first signal, and provide the first compensation to the transmitter, wherein the transmitter is further configured to compensate a second signal based on the first compensation to form a first compensated signal, and transmit the first compensated signal. An optical transmitter comprises a digital signal processor (dsp) comprising a compensator, a digital-to-analog converter (dac) coupled to the dsp, a radio frequency amplifier (rea) coupled to the dac, and an electrical-to-optical converter (eoc) coupled to the rea. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111094

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

04/20/17 / #20170111093

Apparatus and methods for cross-polarized tilt antennas

Embodiments are provided for cross-polarized antennas design with different down tilt angles that support versatile functionality, such as for mimo or beamforming. An embodiment antenna circuit comprises a baseband signal processor, a pair of rf transmitters coupled to the baseband signal processor, a pair of pas coupled to the rf transmitters, a 90°/180° hybrid coupler coupled to the rf transmitters, a pair of duplexers and two antennas coupled to the pas. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109288

System and method for false sharing prediction

In one embodiment, a method for predicting false sharing includes running code on a plurality of cores and determining whether there is potential false sharing between a first cache line and a second cache line, and where the first cache line is adjacent to the second cache line. The method also includes tracking the potential false sharing and reporting the potential false sharing.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105225

System and method for resource allocation device-to-device for open discovery

A method for operating a mobile device adapted for device-to-device (d2d) communications includes determining a utilization measure for discovery resources (drs) allocated for d2d discovery in a communications system, and sending a utilization measure report to an evolved nodeb (enb) when a reporting criterion is satisfied, wherein the utilization measure report is configured to prompt an adjustment to a number of drs allocated for d2d discovery when an adjustment condition is met.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105224

System and method for spatial reuse in directional random access

A method for channel reservation and communication using carrier sense multiple access (csma) with directional antennas in a wireless network. A source station (sta) may transmit a directional request to send (rts) frame to a destination station before a data transmission. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105044

Probability weighted dash based video streaming over an information-centric network

A method for video streaming over at least one information-centric network (icn), comprising transmitting a request for video content to a server, receiving a media presentation description (mpd) file corresponding to the video content from the server in response to the request for the video content, wherein the mpd file identifies names of copies of the video content in the at least one icn, and wherein the copies of the video content represent different quality levels of the video content, probing the at least one icn for the copies of the video content by searching the names of the copies, calculating a probability for each of the copies of the video content based on results of the probing, and fetching one of the copies of the video content based on the probability calculated for each of the copies of the video content.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104803

Specifying client behavior and sessions in dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (dash)

An apparatus comprises a receiver configured to receive a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to generate the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the mpd. A method comprises receiving a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), generating the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and transmitting the mpd. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104681

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 comprising creating 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 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

04/13/17 / #20170104679

Service function bundling for service function chains

A packet forwarding method that includes receiving a packet from a traffic classifier at a host that comprises a virtual machine (vm), and a first hypervisor for the host that provides a first set of routing instructions that provides routing instruction to forward the packet to a port of the vm, and wherein the vm comprises a plurality of virtual network functions (vnfs), and a second hypervisor for the vm that provides a second set of routing instructions that provides routing instructions to forward the packet to the plurality of vnfs based on an input, processing, by the host, the packet using the plurality of vnfs in accordance with the first set of routing instructions and the second set of routing instructions, and forwarding, by the host, the processed packet to a network device.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104657

System and method for anomaly root cause analysis

A method includes receiving an anomaly data point and comparing the anomaly data point to a magnitude bounding box to produce a first comparison. The method also includes comparing the anomaly data point to a principal component analysis (pca) bounding box to produce a second comparison and classifying the anomaly data point in accordance with the first comparison and the second comparison to produce a classification.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104541

Digital optical modulator for programmable n-quadrature amplitude modulation generation

An optical transceiver comprising an optical signal input, a first modulation section coupled to the optical signal input, a second modulation segment coupled to the optical signal input and positioned in serial with the first modulation section, wherein the first modulation section comprises a first digital electrical signal input, a first digital driver coupled to the first digital electrical signal input, and a first modulator coupled to the first digital driver, and wherein the second modulation section comprises a second digital electrical signal input, a second digital driver coupled to the second digital electrical signal input, and a second modulator coupled to the second digital driver, and an optical signal output coupled to the first modulation section and the second modulation section.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104500

Heat spreader with thermally coductive foam core

A heat spreader and a method for making a heat spreader are disclosed. In an embodiment the heat spreader includes an enclosure with a hollow core and a foam core located in the hollow core.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103093

System and method for real-time data warehouse

A method includes receiving, by a real-time data warehouse (rdw) from a first task, a first dataset and spreading the first dataset to produce a first plurality of objects, where the first plurality of objects includes a first object and a second object. The method also includes storing the first object in a first location in an rdw data repository and storing the second object in a second location in the rdw data repository.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103076

System and method for scalable distributed real-time data warehouse

A computation system-on-a-chip (csoc) includes a first scalable distributed real-time data warehousing (sdrdw) engine and a network interface coupled to the first sdrdw engine, where the network interface is coupled to an interconnect, and where the csoc is configured to transmit a task request over the interconnect to a first networked bulk storage controller (nbsc) requesting that a task be performed on a bulk storage medium.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103047

Mechanisms to compose, execute, save, and retrieve hyperlink pipelines in web browsers

A method of forming a hyperlink pipeline using a web browser. The method includes displaying a source hyperlink via the web browser, wherein the source hyperlink represents a first resource, displaying a destination hyperlink via the web browser, wherein the source hyperlink represents a second resource different from the first resource, receiving a user action that causes the source hyperlink to overlap the destination hyperlink, merging the source hyperlink with the destination hyperlink to generate a hyperlink pipeline, and displaying the hyperlink pipeline representing the source hyperlink and the destination hyperlink merged via the web browser.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102967

System and method for isolating i/o execution via compiler and os support

An embodiment includes a method includes designating a portion of a plurality of processing cores as an input/output (i/o) core and compiling a program source code to produce compiled program source code, including identifying an i/o operation region of the program source code, determining a number of i/o operations for the i/o operation region, and determining a number of system resources and system resource types for the i/o operation region. The method also includes executing the program source code using the plurality of processing cores, including scheduling the i/o operation region of the program source code on the i/o core of the plurality of processing cores.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099208

Methodology to improve the anomaly detection rate

A system and method of improving anomaly detection rate in a communication network. A server computer may receive a data set comprising traffic flows communicated over the communication network and group the traffic flows into data categories based on the type of network service such as transport control protocol (tcp) port numbers or user datagram protocol (udp) port numbers of the traffic flows, or based on application layer protocols associated with the traffic flows. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097972

Apparatus and method for managing storage of a primary database and a replica database

System and method embodiments are provided for using different storage formats for a primary database and its replicas in a database managed replication (dmr) system. As such, the advantages of both formats can be combined with suitable design complexity and implementation. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097955

Action-based routing of a transaction in an online transaction processing system

A request to perform a transaction on a database in an online transaction processing system is accessed by a node. The sets of data in the database that the transaction is to act on are determined. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094616

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

03/30/17 / #20170094537

System and method for a multi view learning approach to anomaly detection and root cause analysis

A system and method for detecting anomalies in a communication network includes detecting first outliers in a first set of quality indicators for a cellular group, detecting second outliers in a second set of performance indicators for the cellular group, correlating the first outliers and the second outliers to produce an anomaly candidate, determining a confidence threshold for the anomaly candidate, and indicating a network anomaly in response to the confidence threshold exceeding a predetermined threshold.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093467

System and method for large scale multiple input multiple output communications

A method for communicating using a large scale multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna array, the method includes determining angular domain channel estimates of the large scale mimo antenna array in accordance with antenna domain channel estimates of the large scale mimo antenna array, identifying significant beams of the large scale mimo antenna array by maximizing the angular domain channel estimates, and communicating with at least one receiving device utilizing the significant beams as identified.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093465

System and method for large scale multiple input multiple output communications

A large scale multiple input multiple output (mimo) communications device includes a first plurality of antenna units (aus) arranged in an array, and a central processing unit operatively coupled to a first end au in the first plurality of aus. Each au in the first plurality of aus is operatively coupled to at least two neighboring aus, and wherein each au receives wireless signals, receives neighbor information from at least a first neighboring au, generates local information associated with the au in accordance with the received wireless signals and the neighbor information, and sends the local information associated with the au to a second neighboring au. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093019

Multi-band antenna on the surface of wireless communication devices

An embodiment wireless communication device includes a circuit board and a cover having a back surface covering a portion of a first surface of the circuit board and an opening in the back surface. A top antenna is disposed within the cover and is electrically connected to the circuit board at a first feed point on a first edge of the circuit board. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170091269

System and method for database query

A method includes receiving, by a database system, a query statement and forming a runtime plan tree in accordance with the query statement. The method also includes traversing the runtime plan tree including determining whether a function node of the runtime plan tree is qualified for just-in-time (jit) compilation. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090922

Efficient instruction pair for central processing unit (cpu) instruction design

A method implemented by a central processing unit (cpu), comprising decoding a first instruction word of a first instruction pair, wherein the first instruction word comprises a first operation code identifying a first operation, storing the first operation code in a register memory upon decoding the first instruction word, decoding a second instruction word of the first instruction pair, wherein the second instruction word comprises a first operand, generating a first decoded instruction pair by combining the first operation code stored in the register memory with the first operand in the second instruction word. The method further comprises executing the first decoded instruction pair by performing the first operation on the first operand.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090541

Approach for end-to-end power efficiency modeling for data centers

An apparatus comprising a receiver configured to receive a plurality of power measurements from a plurality of power sensors, and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to determine an amount of power used by a processing element in a data center by determining a summation of the plurality of power measurements, determine a data to watt ratio that indicates an amount of data that may be processed by the processing element per unit of power used, determine an estimated execution time for processing the amount of data by the processing element, and determine an estimated energy consumption that indicates an amount of energy to be used by the processing element to process the amount of data.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086147

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

03/23/17 / #20170085665

Filter covering-based notification routing without comparing filters based on filtering languages

A method for filter covering-based notification routing implemented in an event broker, comprising receiving a first subscription and a second subscription, creating the first filter and the second filter in the event broker, wherein the first filter and the second filter implement a filter service provider interface (spi), forwarding the first subscription and the second subscription to an event source, receiving notifications according to the first subscription and the second subscription, determining a first set of the notifications that satisfies the first filter and the second filter and a second set of the notifications that satisfies the second filter, calculating a first number of the notifications in the first set of the notifications and a second number of the notifications in the second set of the notifications, and determining the first filter covers the second filter when the first number is equal to the second number.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085630

System and method for control traffic balancing in in-band software defined networks

An apparatus is configured to perform a method for in-band control traffic load balancing in a software defined network (sdn). The method includes generating one or more markovian traffic statistics for one or more control traffic and data traffic statistics. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085463

Network topology of hierarchical ring with recursive shortcuts

An interconnection system comprising a plurality of nodes, each comprising at least two ports, and a plurality of links configured to interconnect ports among the nodes to form a hierarchical multi-level ring topology, wherein the ring topology comprises a plurality of levels of rings including a base ring and at least two hierarchical shortcut rings, and wherein each node connected to a higher-level shortcut ring is also connected to all lower-level rings including the base ring.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085441

Stateless forwarding in information centric networks with bloom filters

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate in an information centric network (icn), comprising receiving an interest packet through an interface, wherein the interest packet comprises an in-packet bloom filter and at least one counting filter associated with an element of the in-packet bloom filter; determining an outbound interface to forward the interest packet to a next hop in the icn; selecting a local bloom filter based on a mapping of the interface to the local bloom filter; updating a value for the in-packet bloom filter based on a product determined by a bitwise or operation of the local bloom filter and the in-packet bloom filter; incrementing the at least one counting filter based on a change to the associated element of the in-packet bloom filter; updating the in-packet bloom filter in the interest packet; updating the at least one counting filter in the interest packet; and forwarding the interest packet through the outbound interface.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/23/17 / #20170084989

System and method for adaptive aperture tunable antenna

An antenna's resonance frequency is detuned when a part of a human body approaches or contacts the antenna and consequently results in efficiency loss. The antenna may be tuned by changing its total load capacitance such that the antenna's total load capacitance falls within a reference capacitance range of a reference capacitance, where the antenna can operate at or near its pre-determined operating resonance frequency. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078955

Device, network, and method for utilizing a downlink discovery reference signal

User equipments can achieve quick channel synchronization when establishing a connection to base stations transitioning from a sleep mode to an active mode by using discovery resource signal (drs) processing results and cell reference signal (crs) processing results to establish channel synchronization with a crs antenna port. More specifically, the user equipment may be notified that the crs antenna port and drs antenna port are quasi-co-located (qcl), and then use drs processing results in conjunction with crs processing results to obtain faster channel synchronization with a crs antenna port. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078875

Security architecture and solution for handling internet of things devices in a fifth generation system

A method of establishing a group trust relationship in an internet of things (iot) system using a first iot device within a group of iot devices is provided. The method includes generating, by the first iot device, a first set of keys corresponding to the first iot device, deriving, by the first iot device, a group set of keys corresponding the group of iot devices, and discarding the first set of keys and storing the group set of keys after the first iot device transmits data toward a base station and goes idle, wherein the group set of keys is used by each iot device within the group of iot devices for subsequent transmissions of data to the base station.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078194

Method and apparatus for scalable content routing and mobility in named data networks

Various disclosed embodiments include methods, systems, and computer-readable media for named data network (ndn) inter/intra-domain mobility. A complete de-coupling of identity and addressing space is established. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078024

Sub-nyquist sampling for bandwidth- and hardware-efficient mobile fronthaul with mimo processing

A method implemented by a network device in a wireless system is provided. The method includes obtaining a plurality of electronic signals and selecting a first group of signals and a second group of signals from the plurality of electronic signals, generating phase conjugated copies of signals in the first group of signals, and aggregating the phase conjugated copies and a second group of signals into sub-bands in a frequency domain via frequency-domain multiplexing (fdm), wherein the phase conjugated copies are spectrally inverted in the frequency domain. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170077815

Control method for zero voltage switching buck-boost power converters

A method comprises providing a buck-boost converter comprising a first high-side switch and a first low-side switch connected in series across an input capacitor, a second high-side switch and a second low-side switch connected in series across an output capacitor and an inductor coupled between a common node of the first high-side switch and the first low-side switch, and a common node of the second high-side switch and the second low-side switch, detecting a first voltage resonance waveform across a switch of the buck-boost converter and turning on the switch of the buck-boost converter when the first voltage resonance waveform falls to zero.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076499

Markerless multi-user, multi-object augmented reality on mobile devices

Methods and devices permit a user to insert multiple virtual objects into a real world video scene. Some inserted objects may be statically tied to the scene, while other objects are designated as moving with certain moving objects in the scene. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070561

Mechanism and method for constraint based fine-grained cloud resource controls

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate as a rest server, the method comprising receiving, through a receiver, a constraint from a rest client, wherein the constraint relates an independent control variable to a derived control variable, wherein the derived control variable is mapped to a first cloud computing resource employed by a cloud computing implementation; receiving, through the receiver, an independent value for the independent control variable from the rest client; computing, via a processor coupled to the receiver, a derived value for the derived control variable based on the constraint and the value for the independent control variable; determining, via a processor, a first instruction regarding the first cloud computing resource based on the derived value; and altering, via a resource controller coupled to the processor, one of a plurality of first behaviors of the first cloud computing resource based on the first instruction.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070426

Pce for temporal tunnel services

An apparatus comprising a receiver configured to receive a first path computation request (pcreq) message from a path computation client (pcc) requesting path computation for a label switched path (lsp) in a network, wherein the pcreq message indicates a time interval scheduled for the lsp to carry traffic, a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to compute a path in the network for the lsp by determining that the path satisfies a network constraint in the scheduled time interval, and reserve a network resource on a link along the path computed for the lsp, wherein the network resource is reserved in advance for the scheduled time interval, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to send a path computation response (pcrep) message to the pcc indicating the path computed for the lsp in the scheduled time interval.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070314

Adaptive forward error correction (fec) in passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus in a network such as an optical passive network (pon) includes a first decoder configured to decode an encoded data signal using a first code to generate a decoded signal. When the encoded data signal comprises unknown information that was not successfully decoded by the first decoder and would otherwise be ignored, the unknown information is included in the decoded signal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070295

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

03/09/17 / #20170070258

Interference phase estimate system and method

A method for operating a transceiver includes generating, by the transceiver, a first signal that includes an estimate of an interference signal leaked from a transmit path to a receive path of the transceiver. Generating the first signal includes obtaining a baseband transmit signal that includes a baseband of a transmit signal transmitted via the transmit path. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070030

Thermal compensation for burst-mode laser wavelength drift

An apparatus comprising a laser comprising an active layer and configured to emit an optical signal, wherein a temperature change of the laser causes the optical signal to shift in wavelength, and a heater thermally coupled to the active layer and configured to reduce a wavelength shift of the optical signal by applying heat to the active layer.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170069133

Methods and systems for light field augmented reality/virtual reality on mobile devices

Methods and apparatus are described that enable augmented or virtual reality based on a light field. A geometric proxy of a mobile device such as a smart phone is used during the process of inserting a virtual object from the light field into the real world images being acquired. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068606

Fault tolerance in distributed graph processing networks

A first device comprises: a memory configured to store a first sub-graph that is part of a distributed graph associated with a distributed graph processing network; a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: process the first sub-graph; and save, independently of a second device in the distributed graph processing network, a first snapshot of a first execution state of the first device at a first iteration time; and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first snapshot to the second device or to a third device.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064703

System and method for securing transmit opportunities for rf calibrations of wi-fi devices

A device is configured to perform a method for performing a radio frequency (rf) calibration of a wi-fi device. The method includes transmitting, by a transmitter, a cts (clear-to-send)-to-self frame, the cts-to-self frame having a duration field indicating a first time duration of the rf calibration. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064605

Systems and methods for improved data speeds for wireless devices

A system and method for improving the user experience with a mobile wireless device by reconnecting to a faster speed connection after being rejected for the higher speed by an overloaded cell before expiration of a de-prioritization timer when the mobile wireless device travels away from the overloaded cell. In an embodiment, a method includes receiving from the first cell a connection rejection instructing the mobile wireless device to de-prioritize one or more frequencies of the first connection technology and a de-prioritization timer indicating a time period for the frequencies to remain de-prioritized; determining that the mobile wireless device has left the coverage area of the first cell; and connecting to a second cell of the telecommunication network via a connection in the one or more frequencies of the first connection technology prior to the expiration of the de-prioritization timer.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064028

Quality of service enabled content routing method and apparatus for information centric networking

A network element, comprising a memory that comprises a pending interest table, a receiver operably coupled to the memory and configured to receive an extended interest message in an information centric network, a processor operably coupled to the receiver and memory and configured to determine a desired content according to the extended interest message, determine a prescribed quality of service (qos) level requested for delivering the desired content to a client, record a path state in the memory, record a return route in the pending interest table of the memory, and determine a next location in the information centric network to which the extended interest message is to be sent, and a transmitter operably coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the extended interest message to the next location in the information centric network.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063783

System and method for tunnel stitching transport

A first network element (ne) implemented as a network virtualization edge (nve) includes a receiver configured to receive a packet comprising a destination address, a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to obtain a tunnel identifier of an overlay tunnel that communicatively couples a second ne to a third ne on an overlay path toward the destination address, add the tunnel identifier to an encapsulation header of the packet, and add an address of the second ne to an outer header of the packet, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the packet to the second ne, wherein the packet is forwarded from the second ne to the third ne via the overlay tunnel identified by the tunnel identifier.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063714

System and method for network function virtualization resource management

Systems and methods for network function virtualization (nfv) resource management are disclosed that include receiving, by a network functions virtualization orchestrator (nfvo), a reuse requirement for a first network service (ns) and determining, by the nfvo, that at least one constituent virtual network function (vnf) instance in the first ns is retainable for reuse in a second ns according to the reuse requirement when the first ns is to be terminated. In some embodiments, these systems and methods also include retaining, by the nfvo, the at least one constituent vnf instance in the first ns for reuse in the second ns.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063503

Systems and methods for adaptation in a wireless network

An embodiment method of network node operation includes indicating, by a first network node, to a first ue, a first number of res in a first set of rbs for a first reference signal, transmitting, by the first network node, to the first ue, the first reference signal in accordance with the first number of res and a first precoding in a first subframe, receiving, by the first network node, from the first ue, a report indicating a first mcs in accordance with a level of signal and interference measured by the first ue, wherein the measurement is restricted to the first reference signal, and transmitting, by the first network node, a first data with the indicated first mcs and the first precoding in a second subframe, the first data being transmitted on a second number of res in the first set of rbs in the second subframe.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063251

Ac/dc converters

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

03/02/17 / #20170061007

System and method for providing data as a service (daas) in real-time

System and method embodiments are provided for implementing data as a service (daas). The system is implemented using a client side library, on a user device, and a server or proxy server to extract relevant data from relevant data sources, and process the data before returning results to the client. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060941

Systems and methods for searching heterogeneous indexes of metadata and tags in file systems

An apparatus for processing queries in a heterogeneous index. The apparatus comprises a receiver configured to receive a query from a user, wherein the query comprises at least one desired attribute of a desired file, and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to search the heterogeneous index. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170055003

Context reduction of palette run type in high efficiency video coding (hevc) screen content coding (scc)

An encoding apparatus includes a processor configured to receive a video frame including screen content and generate a block containing an index map of colors for screen content in the video frame. The block includes a first string of index values and a second string of the index values immediately below the first string. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054823

System, apparatus for content delivery for internet traffic and methods thereof

In one embodiment, a method of serving media includes receiving a request to serve a cacheable media content to a user equipment at a second media server deployed in a second layer2 access network. The request is received around when the user equipment is handed-off from a first layer2 node in a first layer2 access network to a second layer2 node in the second layer2 access network and when a streaming session of the cacheable media content to the user equipment from a first media server is terminated. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054513

Estimation and compensation of local oscillator frequency offset and chromatic dispersion using pilot tones in spectral-shaping subcarrier modulation

A signal processing method including obtaining, using an optical receiver, a data signal that comprises one or more pairs of pilot tones and a plurality of subcarrier signals, identifying the one or more pairs of pilot tones, determining a local oscillator frequency offset estimation for the data signal using the one or more pairs of pilot tones, wherein the local oscillator frequency offset estimation indicates a frequency offset, and compensating the data signal in accordance with the local oscillator frequency offset estimation. A signal processing method including obtaining, using an optical receiver, a data signal that comprises one or more pairs of pilot tones and a plurality of subcarrier signals, identifying the one or more pairs of pilot tones, determining a chromatic dispersion estimation for the data signal using the one or more pairs of pilot tones, and compensating the data signal in accordance with the chromatic dispersion estimation.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054298

Multilevel inverter device and method

An inverter comprises a first boost apparatus having an input coupled to a positive dc bus, a second boost apparatus having an input coupled to a negative dc bus, a first switch coupled to an input of an l-c filter and the first boost apparatus, a second switch coupled to the input of the l-c filter and the second boost apparatus, a third switch coupled between the positive dc bus and the first switch, wherein a common node of the first switch and the third switch is directly connected to an output of the first boost apparatus, a fourth switch coupled between the negative dc bus and the second switch, wherein a common node of the fourth switch and the second switch is directly connected to an output of the second boost apparatus and an isolation switch coupled between the input of the l-c filter and ground.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052762

System and method for representing complex numbers in fused floating point

An apparatus is configured to perform a method that includes dividing a complex number into a real portion and an imaginary portion. The method also includes determining a region among a plurality of regions in a matrix based on a magnitude of the real portion and a magnitude of the imaginary portion, wherein each region of the plurality of regions includes three sub-regions. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052631

System and method for double knuckle touch screen control

An embodiment method for operating a device includes detecting, within a specified period of time, two sets of touches on a touch screen of the device, wherein each set of touches comprises concurrent touches by two points of contact, determining that vibro-acoustic effects of at least one of the concurrent touches match a vibro-acoustic effects profile among a plurality of vibro-acoustic effects profiles stored in the device, and initiating a pre-specified action on the device in response to the detection of the two sets of touches within the specified period of time.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048554

Pixel-based intra prediction for coding in hevc

A decoding method including receiving a bitstream corresponding to a residual block, decoding the residual block having a plurality of residual pixels represented as transform coefficients, and computing a reconstructed block based on the residual pixels. The reconstructed block includes reconstructed pixels and uses an intra prediction mode to generate prediction pixels in sequence vertically or horizontally based on reconstructed pixels in the reconstructed block. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048346

Method and apparatus for pushing data in a content-centric networking (ccn) network

A method for pushing data in a content-centric networking (ccn) network comprises receiving a message from a source at an input interface device of a node device in the ccn network, the node device executing a ccn protocol. A determination is made that the received message is an interest-notification message. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048165

System and method for resource management

Systems and methods are disclosed for resource management by a network functions virtualization orchestrator (nfvo). These systems and methods include embodiments whereby a nfvo obtains requirements for a network service lifecycle management (lcm) operation, determines a delegating granting decision for a virtualized network function (vnf) manager (vnfm) associated with the network service lcm operation in accordance with the requirements for the network service lcm operation that grants a permission for the vnfm to perform multiple vnf lcm operations under one or more constraints, and sends the delegating granting decision to the vnfm.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048157

Intelligent software-defined networking based service paths

An example method embodiment for networking includes managing, by a network controller, network services for one or more network devices connected to the network controller. Managing network services includes receiving a packet in a traffic flow from a network device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048144

Congestion avoidance traffic steering (cats) in datacenter networks

A network element (ne) comprising an ingress port configured to receive a first packet via a multipath network, a plurality of egress ports configured to couple to a plurality of links in the multipath network, and a processor coupled to the ingress port and the plurality of egress ports, wherein the processor is configured to determine that the plurality of egress ports are candidate egress ports for forwarding the first packet, obtain dynamic traffic load information associated with the candidate egress ports, and select a first target egress port from the candidate egress ports for forwarding the first packet according to the dynamic traffic load information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048139

Interconnecting an overlay management control network (omcn) to a non-omcn

A method implemented in a boundary device located in a first network, the method comprises receiving a first frame from a first node located in a second network, detecting a format of the first frame, wherein the format is compatible with the first node, but is incompatible with a second node located in the first network, converting the first frame to a second frame, wherein the second frame is in a second format that is compatible with the second node, but is incompatible with the first node, and transmitting the second frame towards the second node. A method comprises receiving an overlay management control network (omcn) frame from a source node located in an omcn, converting the omcn frame to an ethernet frame so that the converting is transparent to a non-omcn, and transmitting the ethernet frame towards a destination node located in the non-omcn.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048019

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

02/16/17 / #20170047999

Designing and configuring packet optical networks

A packet optical network configuring method including obtaining network information that includes an optical reachability graph for a packet optical network, generating a packet reachability graph using the network information, generating a packet transport design for a network configuration for the packet optical network based on the packet reachability graph, generating an optical transport design for the network configuration, determining the network configuration is acceptable when the network configuration meets one or more predefined user objectives, and outputting the network configuration based on the determination. An apparatus including a receiver configured to obtain network information that includes an optical reachability graph for a packet optical network, a memory, and a processor coupled to the receiver and the memory, and configured to generate a set of packet reachability graphs using the network information, where each packet reachability graph from the set of packet reachability graphs interconnects a plurality of integrated packet optical network nodes for packet switching and optical switching.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046342

Balanced load execution with locally distributed forwarding information base in information centric networks

A method implemented in a content node configured to operate in an information centric network (icn) comprising allocating each of a plurality of memory spaces coupled to a processor exclusively to a particular thread from a plurality of threads allocated in the processor, wherein the processor is in a content node; assigning each of a plurality of namespaces at a defined level exclusively to one of the particular threads from the plurality of threads based on an assignment algorithm; and partitioning entries from a forwarding information base (fib) table, wherein the entries map content names to ports on the content node, wherein each entry is partitioned in a fib sub-table to the memory space allocated to the one of the particular threads associated with the namespace corresponding to the content name contained within the entry.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046293

Dynamic assignment of groups of resources in a peripheral component interconnect express network

Systems and methods for analyzing a pcie network using a graph-theory based analysis are disclosed. A management cpu is coupled to the root complex of the pcie system and is operable to survey potential cpu-resource combinations in a pcie system and assign a group of pcie resources to a cpu. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045761

Patterned poly silicon structure as top electric contact to mos-type optical modulators

A metal-oxide-semiconductor (mos) type semiconductor device, comprising a silicon substrate, a first cathode electrode and a second cathode electrode coupled to the silicon substrate and located on distal ends of the silicon substrate, a poly-silicon (poly-si) gate proximally located above the silicon substrate and between the first cathode electrode and the second cathode electrode, wherein the poly-si gate comprises a first post extending orthogonally relative to the silicon substrate comprising a first doped silicon slab, a second post extending orthogonally relative to the silicon substrate comprising a second doped silicon slab, wherein the second post is positioned so as to create a width between the first post and the second post, an anode electrode coupled to the first post and the second post and extending laterally from the first post to the second post, and a dielectric layer disposed between the first silicon substrate and the second silicon substrate.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041948

Device, network, and method for wideband lte single ofdm symbol uplink transmission

An embodiment method for managing uplink transmission includes dividing, by a network controller, frequency resources in a single ofdm symbol into two sets of frequency resources. The method further includes signaling, by the network controller, to a ue to transmit data in a first set of the frequency resources and to transmit a pilot signal in a second set of the frequency resources.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041862

System and method for common attributes in hessid and the associated queries

Mobile stations can query independent basic service set (bss) parameters of a group of access points (aps) by setting a pre-association message exchange bssid independent (pame-bi) bit during wi-fi discovery. The pame-bi bit may be included in a generic advertisement service (gas) request to indicate that an access network query protocol (anqp) request carried by the gas request is querying both independent and dependent bss parameters. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041422

Method and system for retrieving a content manifest in a network

Content is retrieved in a network by first requesting a manifest from a manifest server by a network controller in response to a query from a client node. The manifest is an extensible description of content to be requested. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041394

Large-scale storage and retrieval of data with well-bounded life

A method comprising receiving one or more data storage specifications from a tenant, determining that a plurality of physical storage units in a physical storage system comprises a sufficient system capacity to provision data storage for the tenant, sending a storage request message to request creation of a network storage entity for the tenant according to the data storage specifications, and receiving a storage response message indicating a first of a plurality of logical storage units allocated to the network storage entity according to the data storage specifications, wherein the plurality of logical storage units are distributed across the plurality of physical storage units, and wherein the plurality of logical storage units are arranged in a sequential order to form a logical circular buffer.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041393

Rebalancing and elastic storage scheme with elastic named distributed circular buffers

A method implemented by a network element (ne) in a network, comprising composing a first network storage entity by mapping a plurality of logical storage units to a plurality of physical storage units in a physical storage system according to a first storage metric associated with the plurality of physical storage units, arranging the plurality of logical storage units sequentially to form a logical circular buffer, and designating a current logical storage unit for writing data and an upcoming logical storage unit for writing data after the current storage unit is fully written, and rebalancing the physical storage system while the physical storage system is actively performing network storage operations by relocating at least one of the logical storage units to a different physical storage unit according to a second storage metric associated with the plurality of physical storage units.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041118

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

02/09/17 / #20170041045

Performing upstream symbol alignment under fext

A method for implementing an upstream symbol alignment within a network component, the method comprising receiving an upstream sync signal via an initializing digital subscriber line (dsl) during a channel discovery phase from a customer premise equipment (cpe), determining a corrected upstream symbol alignment value based upon the upstream sync signal, and transmitting the corrected upstream symbol alignment value to the cpe, wherein the upstream symbol alignment value determines an upstream symbol alignment for one or more upstream transmissions, and wherein the corrected upstream symbol alignment value is determined before receiving a plurality of upstream data signals within the data symbol positions during the channel discovery phase.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170040985

Apparatus and scheme for io-pin-less calibration or trimming of on-chip regulators

A method and apparatus for measuring a voltage are disclosed. In an embodiment a method for controlling a supply voltage includes providing a first periodic signal by providing a reference voltage to an oscillator, providing a second periodic signal by providing the supply voltage (vout) of a voltage source to the oscillator, providing a first count by measuring first periods of the first periodic signal, providing a second count by measuring second periods of the second periodic signal and comparing the first count with the second count.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170040903

Gate drive apparatus for resonant converters

A method comprises providing a resonant converter comprising a switching network comprising a first high-side switch, a second high-side switch, a first low-side switch and a second low-side switch, a resonant tank coupled between the switching network and a transformer and a rectifier coupled to a secondary side of the transformer, coupling a driver to the switching network and the rectifier, wherein the driver includes a first winding coupled to the rectifier, a second winding coupled to the first high-side switch and a third winding coupled to the second high-side switch, detecting a signal indicating a soft switching process of the driver and adjusting a resonant frequency of the driver until the resonant frequency of the driver approximately matches a switch frequency of the resonant converter.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039166

Integration of network linecard (lc) to host operating system (os)

An apparatus comprising a plurality of physical io ports configured to couple to a plurality of remote lcs that provide io resources, and a processor coupled to the plurality of physical io ports and configured to map the remote lcs to a plurality of vnics by allocating at least some of the io resources to the local vnics, receive an os kernel io call comprising a request to access a first of the vnics, determine a first of the remote lcs that corresponds to the first vnic, and direct the request to access the first remote lc.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039093

Core load knowledge for elastic load balancing of threads

A method of balancing load on multiple cores includes maintaining multiple bitmaps in a global memory location. Each bitmap indicates loads of the threads included in a thread domain. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039080

Offloading probabilistic computations in data analytics applications

An approach to offloading probabilistic computations is described. An application server comprising a memory and a processor and coupled to a network-attached storage device configured to create a dedicated process in response to a procedural call to a virtual machine container based on a data request is disclosed. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034845

Link adaptation in grant-free multiple access systems

A bs determines an amount of resource overloading for a contention transmission unit (ctu) access region associated with a grant-free uplink transmission scheme in a multiple access system. The bs determines a modulation and coding scheme (mcs) limit indicating a maximum mcs level for the ctu access region. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034742

User equipment speed class determination

A node device of a cellular communication network comprises physical layer circuitry and processing circuitry. The physical layer circuitry is operable to receive signal power information from a user equipment device (ue). ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034738

System and method for controlling user equipment offloading

An embodiment method for controlling user equipment (ue) offloading includes transmitting, by a node b, to a radio network controller (rnc), a report including at least one downlink quantity associated with a ue and received by the node b from the ue.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034721

Adaptive filtering based network anomaly detection

A method includes performing, via a controller, adaptive filtering on a network quality indicator to predict future values of the network quality indicator, calculating, via the controller, residues between the predicted future values and measured values of the network quality indicator, analyzing, via the controller, the residues over at least one selected frequency band to determine if a threshold has been exceeded for the at least one selected frequency band, and detecting, via the controller, an anomaly event of the network in a frequency band in which a threshold has been exceeded using the residues and measured values of the network quality indicator.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034720

Predicting network performance

Methods and systems for predicting network performance include receiving a number of sets of data points of a number of network elements. Each of the number of sets of data points includes performance counter values and a performance indicator of a respective network element of the number of network elements. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034434

Color corrected high resolution imaging

A high resolution imaging system includes an imaging camera array creating a sets or frames of array images of a scene and a reference camera creating reference images of the same scene. A synchronization controller coordinates imaging of the scene by the imaging camera array and the reference camera. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034433

Camera augmented reality based activity history tracking

Augmented reality can be used to display previously captured images on a viewfinder of a camera as the camera's active position nears a position from which the picture was originally taken. A histogram file may associate the original image with positional information of the camera when the image was captured. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034055

Handling consumer mobility in information-centric networks

Computer-implemented methods, computer software, and computer systems for handling consumer mobility in an information-centric networks (icn). A pending interest table (pit) including one or more pit entries is maintained by an attachment point (ap) of a user equipment (ue) in the icn. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034050

Single network interface for multiple interface virtual network functions

A virtual network function includes network interface via a single client network interface coupled to a network functions infrastructure. The network interface is provided using a virtual network function abstraction layer in the form of an implementation of a virtual network function in a virtual machine nested within a second virtual machine having a virtual switch. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034024

Parametric model for video scoring

A method comprises playing at a device, over a first time period, a video stream having a bit rate. The method further comprises determining a count of stalls in the playing of the video stream; determining, based on the count of stalls and the bit rate, a score for the video stream; and providing, to a server device, the score.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033964

Reducing crest factors

The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for a reducing crest factors. An input signal is received. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033916

Multi-user, full duplex in-band communication in wireless networks

A method for scheduling multiple users for multi-user full duplex communications in a wireless network over a wireless channel. The scheduling may be based on base station beam indices, base station channel measurements, received ue capabilities, received ue measured channel conditions and/or received ue positional information. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033904

System and method for transmitting beamformed reference/control signals

A method for operating a transmission point with reduced interference includes determining a beamformed signal configuration specified in accordance with configuration information of neighboring tps, wherein the beamformed signal configuration indicates multiplexed beamformed signals in a spatial domain and at least one of a time domain and a frequency domain, and transmitting beamformed signals in accordance with the beamformed signal configuration, wherein the beamformed signals comprises at least one of beamformed reference signals and beamformed control signals.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033858

System and method for robust relay communication

A method and apparatus for wireless communications for relay communication are provided. The method includes a source node sets up one or more backup relay links between the source node and a destination node that comprises a route through one or more standby relay nodes; transmits a first frame to the one or more standby relay nodes to activate the one or more standby relay nodes, transmits a second frame from the source node to the destination node informing the destination node of a switch of the relay link. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033813

Reducing receiver distortion caused by transmitter signals

Computer-implemented methods, computer software, and computer systems for adjusting receiver distortion caused by transmitter signals. A first signal is transmitted by a transmitter of the wireless terminal. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033701

Resonant converters and methods

A multilevel llc resonant converter comprises a first capacitor and a second capacitor connected in series providing a mid-voltage point of an input dc power source, a resonant tank connected in series with a primary side of a transformer, a first transistor and a second transistor connected in series, wherein a common node of the first transistor and the second transistor is connected to the mid-voltage point through a first isolation switch and a third transistor and a fourth transistor connected in series, wherein a common node of the third transistor and the fourth transistor is connected to the mid-voltage point through a second isolation switch.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033439

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, the back side configured to be closer to the user when worn than the front side, a first antenna element electrically connected to the circuit board and located at the front side of the housing body and a second antenna element electrically connected to the circuit board and located at the front side of the housing body.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032266

Anomaly detection apparatus, method, and computer program using a probabilistic latent semantic analysis

An anomaly detection apparatus, method, and computer program product are provided using a probabilistic latent semantic analysis (plsa). In use, data is received, and a plsa is performed, based on the data. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031988

Data placement control for distributed computing environment

A method includes dividing a dataset into partitions by hashing a specified key, selecting a set of distributed file system nodes as a primary node group for storage of the partitions, and causing a primary copy of the partitions to be stored on the primary node group by a distributed storage system file server such that the location of each partition is known by hashing of the specified key.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031908

Efficient parallel insertion into an open hash table

Methods and apparatuses for servicing parallel requests to an open hash table are disclosed. A memory is used for storing a plurality of sub-tables, and a processor coupled to the memory that receives the incoming request which includes a key value to perform a first action in a first sub-table, calculates a routing hash value associated with the key value using a hash function, determines an index for the routing hash value by calculating a modulo (n) function of the routing hash value, and appends the incoming request to a queue associated with the first sub-table, wherein n is a number of sub-tables associated with the processor, the index corresponds to the first sub-table, and the processor is operable to retrieve the incoming request from the queue to perform the first action.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031829

Advance cache allocator

Systems and techniques for advance cache allocation are described. A described technique includes selecting a job from a plurality of jobs; selecting a processor core from a plurality of processor cores to execute the selected job; receiving a message which describes future memory accesses that will be generated by the selected job; generating a memory burst request based on the message; performing the memory burst request to load data from a memory to at least a dedicated portion of a cache, the cache corresponding to the selected processor core; and starting the selected job on the selected processor core. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031791

Maintaining a parity-inconsistent table to identify stripes affected by a write hole effect

A method performed by a redundant array of independent disks (raid) controller includes retrieving, from a table, information identifying a stripe in a raid following a system crash in the raid. Data was to be written to the stripe in response to a write command and prior to the system crash. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031765

Apparatus and method for utilizing different data storage types to store primary and replicated database directories

An apparatus and method are provided for utilizing different data storage types to store primary and replicated database directories. Included is a first data storage of a first data storage type including a direct-access storage type. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031763

Hybrid parity initialization

A method includes determining, via a controller, of an array of storage devices that includes parity which has not been initialized, if a stripe of the array in use has been written by checking a table stored on a storage device that indicates if the stripe has been written, performing, via the controller, an xor based parity initialization of the stripe if the stripe has been written, and performing, via the controller, a zero based parity initialization of the stripe if the stripe has not been written.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031762

Intelligent code apparatus, method, and computer program for memory

An intelligent code apparatus, method, and computer program are provided for use with memory. In operation, a subset of data stored in a first memory is identified. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031724

Apparatus, method, and computer program for utilizing secondary threads to assist primary threads in performing application tasks

An apparatus, method, and computer program product are provided for utilizing secondary threads to assist primary threads in performing application tasks. In use, a plurality of primary threads are utilized for performing at least one of a plurality of tasks of an application utilizing at least one corresponding core. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031717

Apparatus and method for allocating resources to threads to perform a service

An apparatus and method are provided for allocating resources to a plurality of threads to perform a service. In use, a request for service is received. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031708

System and method for multithreaded processing

A method for operating a multithread processing system is provided, including assigning, by a controller, a subset of a plurality of tasks to a plurality of threads during a time n, collecting, by the controller, data during the time n concerning the operation of the plurality of threads, analyzing, by the controller, the data to determine at least one condition concerning the operation of the plurality of threads during the time n, and adjusting, by the controller, a number of the plurality of threads available in time n+1 in accordance with the at least one condition.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031689

System and method for variable lane architecture

A system and method for variable lane architecture includes memory blocks located in a memory bank, one or more computing nodes forming a vector instruction pipeline for executing a task, each of the computing nodes located in the memory bank, each of the computing nodes executing a portion of the task independently of other ones of the computing nodes, and a global program controller unit (gpcu) forming a scalar instruction pipeline for executing the task, the gpcu configured to schedule instructions for the task at one or more of the computing nodes, the gpcu further configured to dispatch an address for the memory blocks used by each of the computing nodes to the computing nodes.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031619

Intelligent memory architecture for increased efficiency

A method includes receiving a first request, from a first master core, to access data in one of a plurality of memory banks. It is determined whether an access to the data is stalled by virtue of a second request, from a second master core, to access the data in the one of the plurality of memory banks, the second request currently being serviced. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031606

Dynamic coding algorithm for intelligent coded memory system

Systems and techniques for dynamic coding of memory regions are described. A described technique includes monitoring accesses to a group of memory regions, each region including two or more portions of a group of data banks; detecting a high-access memory region based on whether accesses to a region of the group of memory regions exceeds a threshold; generating coding values of a coding region corresponding to the high-access memory region, the high-access memory region including data values distributed across the group of banks; and storing the coding values of the coding region in a coding bank.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030497

Fluid coupling mating apparatus and method

A fluid coupling mating apparatus and method are provided. Included is at least one mating member for removably coupling with another mating member for allowing fluid to pass therebetween. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170027083

Stationary cooling structure for board/chassis-level conduction cooling

The present disclosure relates to a cold plate and vapor chamber for conduction cooling of one or more printed circuit boards in a printed circuit board (pcb) enclosure. The cold plate may include a planar surface at an oblique angle relative to an axis along which the pcb assembly is inserted into the enclosure. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026969

System and method for transmissions with frequency diversity

A method for transmitting with frequency diversity includes receiving scheduling information including a frequency diversity indication indicating usage of frequency diversity in a scheduled transmission, determining a first frequency resource and a second frequency resource in accordance with the scheduling information, and transmitting a first preamble and a first portion of a data payload over the first frequency resource and a second preamble and a second portion of the data payload over the second frequency resource.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026962

Beam detection and tracking in wireless networks

A beam detection and tracking embodiment includes receiving cell specific parameters over a wireless channel from a base station. A plurality of downlink beams are received from the base station, each downlink beam comprising a respective reference signal comprising associated time offset information. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026908

Smart power management system and method for downloading photos

The present disclosure relates to a system and method of managing the use of power in a computing system including for example a wearable computer such as a smart watch. The computing device may include a policy agent implementing one or more stored power management policies relating to download parameters for photos or other content based in part on remaining battery life in the computing device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026437

Url parameter insertion and addition in adaptive streaming

A method implemented by a client device for media content streaming. The method includes obtaining a media presentation description (mpd) for the media content, wherein the mpd comprises a uniform resource locator (url) template for construction of urls, inserting one or more query parameters in a query string portion of a url, wherein the query string portion follows a path portion of the url, wherein the one or more parameters are specified to be inserted in the query string portion of the url based on the url template, wherein the one or more parameter values are dynamic, and wherein the one or more parameter values are gathered and provided by the client device, sending a media request comprising the url to a streaming server, and receiving one or more segments of a media content from the streaming server in response to the media request.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026347

Ultra dense network security architecture and method

A method for establishing a trust relationship in an ultra dense network is provided. The method comprises receiving, by a user equipment (ue), a reconfiguration request from a macrocell; deriving, by the ue, a user plane encryption key according to information in the reconfiguration request; transmitting, by the ue, a first user plane signaling message to a first microcell in a group of microcells when the ue is attached to the first microcell; and transmitting, by the ue, a second user plane signaling message to a second microcell in the group of microcells when the ue is attached to the second microcell, wherein the first user plane signaling message and the second user plane signaling message are both encrypted according to the user plane encryption key.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026128

Highly efficient method for inverse multiplexing in an ethernet access network

An ethernet access network system for inverse multiplexing can comprise a reconciliation sublayer (rs) transmitter and an rs receiver. The rs transmitter can be configured to retrieve an llid from a data stream; determine bonded channel connections at an onu corresponding to the llid, wherein each bonded channel connection is coupled to a fifo buffer of a plurality of fifo buffers; route one or more packets of the data stream to a first fifo buffer of the plurality of fifo buffers in response to the first fifo buffer having a lowest fill rate; and transmit the one or more packets across the bonded channel connections. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026092

Systems and methods for scheduling multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo) high-speed downlink packet access (hsdpa) pilot channels

Transitioning from basic higher order mimo channel estimation to enhanced higher order mimo channel estimation (and vice-versa) can be accomplished through the signaling of high-speed downlink packet access (hsdpa) shared control channel (hs-scch) orders to next-generation user equipments (ues). A base station can be configured to send an hs-scch order indicating activation of scheduled pilot channels, and then begin transmitting the scheduled pilot channels after receiving an ack message from at least one next-generation ue. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170025747

Apparatus and method for utilizing a component with a helical antenna for communicating rf signals

An apparatus and method are provided for utilizing a component with a helical antenna for communicating radio frequency (rf) signals. Included is a housing and a component coupled to the housing. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024340

Delivering interrupts through non-transparent bridges in a pci-express network

An apparatus for initialization. The apparatus includes a management i/o device controller for managing initialization of a plurality of i/o devices coupled to a pci-express (pcie) fabric. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024322

Event based pre-fetch caching storage controller

A cache management system and method allowing data stored in non-sequential storage blocks on a storage system to be retrieved to a cache memory in advance of a call for the data based on a defined event in a host. The system and method detects a defined event from the host. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024000

Method and apparatus for a multiple-processor system

The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for a multiple-processor system. The multiple-processor system includes a plurality of central processing unit (cpu) cores. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019891

System and method for coverage enhancement

A method for operating a transmitting device includes generating a frame having at least a first preamble and a second preamble, and transmitting the first preamble in a first frequency resource and the second preamble in a second frequency resource, wherein the second frequency resource is smaller than the first frequency resource.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019888

System and method for delay scheduling

A method includes determining a first subframe on which to transmit a first downlink control information (dci) message and determining a second subframe on which to transmit a first information. The method also includes determining a delay between the first subframe and the second subframe and transmitting, by a communications controller to a user equipment (ue), the second subframe in accordance with the delay.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019594

Increasing spatial resolution of panoramic video captured by a camera array

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for increasing spatial resolution of panoramic video captured by a camera array. In one example, a method may include identifying a captured image from each camera in a camera array associated with a capture of a panoramic video. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019331

Internet control message protocol enhancement for traffic carried by a tunnel over internet protocol networks

A first network element (ne) comprises a receiver configured to receive a tunnel redirection request message from a second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message is a request to re-route packets to a third ne instead of the second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message comprises an address of the third ne and a first destination address, wherein the packets comprise the first destination address. A processor of the ne is coupled to the receiver and configured to add an outer header and an encapsulation header to a first subset of the packets, wherein the outer header comprises the address of the third ne, and wherein the encapsulation header comprises an identifier of an encapsulation protocol supported by the third ne, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first subset of the packets to the third ne via an overlay tunnel, and transmit a second subset of packets to the second ne.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019283

Upstream pilot structures in point-to-multipoint orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) communication systems

A central access network unit comprising a processor configured to assign a plurality of upstream training blocks from an upstream ofdm symbol to a plurality of downstream network units, wherein the ofdm symbol comprises a plurality of pilot subcarriers equally spaced across an upstream rf spectrum in a pre-determined time interval, and wherein each upstream training block comprises a different subset of the pilot subcarriers that are non-consecutive and situated across the upstream rf spectrum, and generate one or more messages comprising assignments of the upstream training blocks, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the messages to the plurality of downstream network units via a network, wherein the messages instruct at least one of the plurality of downstream network units to transmit a modulated pre-determined sequence at the pilot subcarriers corresponding to the upstream training block assigned to the downstream network unit.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019147

Capture and analysis of transient events in hybrid fiber-coaxial (hfc) networks

A coaxial cable remote diagnostic management tool (rdmt) comprises a receiver configured to receive a first signal, wherein the first signal is a time domain signal; and receive an instruction to analyze the first signal; and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to: generate a trigger based on the instruction; convert the first signal into a second signal, wherein the second signal is a frequency domain signal; perform a comparison of the trigger to the second signal; and process the second signal based on the comparison.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018024

System and method for virtual clothes fitting based on video augmented reality in mobile phone

A system and method for virtual clothes fitting based on video augmented reality in a mobile wireless device is disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for virtual cloth-fitting with video augmentation in a mobile wireless device includes receiving a video stream of an upper body of a user; detecting a face in the video stream; detecting a shoulder contour; determining keypoints of the shoulder and neck portions of the video stream of the upper body of the user according to the detected face and the detected shoulder contour; mapping an image of clothes to the video stream of the upper body of the user according to the keypoints; and displaying an augmented video stream of the upper body of the user with the image of the clothes overlaid over a portion of the video stream of the upper body of the user.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017684

System and method for predicate pushdown and partition pruning in a distributed database

The disclosure relates to technology for facilitating query optimization in a distributed data processing system to efficiently and precisely compute predicate push down and partition pruning a query operation is performed to locate data in the data processing system, thereby generating a predicate. Critical points of the predicate are determined based on data stored in the system, and critical point ranges are formed from a sorted sequence of each of the critical points. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017412

Shared memory controller and method of using same

A controller for a shared memory is disclosed. The controller comprises a transaction scanner configured to scan-in a plurality of transactions to access the shared memory and to divide the transactions into beat-level memory access commands. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017394

System and method for data warehouse and fine granularity scheduling for system on chip (soc)

A data warehouse includes a memory and a controller disposed on a substrate that is associated with a system on chip (soc). The controller is operatively coupled to the memory. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017365

System, method, and computer program for visually altering a user interface based on application program runtime information

A system, method, and computer program product are provided for visually altering a graphical user interface based on application program runtime information. At least one indicia is presented on a graphical user interface of a device. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013550

System and method for basic service set association

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a station (sta) from an access point (ap), a frame including a device type indicator and comparing the device type indicator with a device type accepted by a basic service set (bss) of the ap to produce a comparison. The method also includes determining whether to associate the sta with the ap in accordance with the comparison, associating the sta with the ap upon determining to associate the sta with the ap, and not associating the sta with the ap upon determining not to associate the sta with the ap.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013283

Multi-view video streaming with fast and smooth view switch

A video server comprises memory to store video content obtained from multiple camera views; one or more streaming components configured to stream video content to a client application; and one or more frame feeder components. A frame feeder component is configured to access first video content corresponding to a first camera view and provide the first video content to a streaming component; access, in response to a request received at the video server to stream second video content corresponding to a second camera view, intermediate video content corresponding to one or more camera views intermediate to the first and second camera views; and access the second video content, and provide the intermediate video content and the second intermediate video to the streaming component.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012895

Path computation element central controllers (pceccs) for network services

A method implemented by a path computation element centralized controller (pcecc), the method comprises: receiving a service request to provision for a service from a first edge node and a second edge node in a network; computing a path for a label switched path (lsp) from the first edge node to the second edge node in response to the service request; reserving label information for forwarding traffic of the service on the lsp; and sending a label update message to a third node on the path to facilitate forwarding of the traffic of the service on the path, wherein the label update message comprises the label information.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012731

High data rate extension with bonding

A method of fragmented packet transmission in a multiple-channel passive optical network (pon), comprising fragmenting, by a gigabit-pon encapsulation method (gem)/next generation-pon encapsulation method (xgem) engine of a network element, data into a plurality of packet fragments; encapsulating, by the gem/xgem engine, the plurality of packet fragments into frames; scheduling, by a bonding block of the network element, transmission of the frames on a plurality of channels, wherein an order for transmitting the frames is based in part on channel availability; and transmitting, by a transmitter of the network element, the frames to a receiver on the plurality of channels according to the scheduling.. . ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170011082

Mechanisms for merging index structures in molap while preserving query consistency

Novel methods are described herein to provide an olap database system that performs lock-less bulk insertion while maintaining high query performance and minimizing additional storage requirements. Aspects of the claimed subject matter include novel methods for merging two index structures while maintaining query consistency without the use of a versioning scheme by using copies of vertical segments of an index tree page; a method to prepare and merge two index structures that operates within storage constraints; and a method to execute queries concurrently while index maintenance is in progress while still producing consistent results. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010968

System and method for data caching in processing nodes of a massively parallel processing (mpp) database system

The present technology relates to managing data caching in processing nodes of a massively parallel processing (mpp) database system. A directory is maintained that includes a list and a storage location of the data pages in the mpp database system. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010946

Dynamic voltage/frequency scaling for multi-processors using end user experience metrics

A system and method for dynamic voltage and frequency scaling for processors based on end-user experience metrics is disclosed. In an embodiment, a method in a data processing system for controlling a processor includes monitoring at least one end-user experience metric; obtaining at least one device policy, the device policy specifying a device constraint or measurable device condition; and adjusting at least one operating point for a processor according to at least one end-user experience metric and at least one device policy.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006593

Beam detection, beam tracking and random access in mm-wave small cells in heterogeneous network

A system and method for beam detection and beam tracking are disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes detecting, by the ue, reference signals sent in beams by one or more small cell nodes, each reference signal being allocated to a beam, measuring, by the ue, beam qualities of the beams, reporting, by the ue, best quality beams to a macro cell node, receiving, by the ue, an assignment from the macro cell node, wherein the assignment is for sending an access signal to the designated small cell node and sending, by the ue, the access signal to the designated small cell node.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006075

System, apparatus for content delivery for internet traffic and methods thereof

In one embodiment, a method of serving media includes receiving user profiles from a layer3 node in an access network, and receiving a request to serve media content to a user equipment. The user profiles include information relating to user account and/or network characteristics of the user equipment. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/05/17 / #20170005917

Integrated data plane for heterogeneous network services

Network services can be dynamically configured on an integrated data path by establishing control paths between data plane entities located on the integrated data path and service entities associated with the network services. In this way, routing for the integrated data path is performed with fewer restrictions than traditional data planes, which are largely limited by the relative locations of pre-configured network nodes in the service network. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/05/17 / #20170005830

Demultiplexing bonded gre tunnels

A hybrid access (hya) network for communicating between a hybrid access gateway (hag) and a hybrid access customer premises equipment (hcpe) using a fixed wired connection and a wireless connection is presented. The hag demultiplexes messages of bonded generic routing encapsulation (gre) tunnels using a bonding key value, which is provided to the hcpe during bonded tunnel establishment. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc

01/05/17 / #20170005700

Reducing the feedback overhead during crosstalk precoder initialization

An apparatus comprising a receiver coupled to a digital subscriber line (dsl) between an exchange site and a customer premise equipment (cpe) and configured to send a feedback error message to train a precoder coupled to the exchange site, wherein the feedback error message comprises a plurality of error components and an indication of a quantity of bits per error component, a quantization accuracy per error component, or both. Included is a method comprising sending an error feedback message to a dsl crosstalk precoder to train the crosstalk precoder, wherein the error feedback message comprises an error vector and a quantization scaling factor of the error vector.. ... Futurewei Technologies Inc








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