# Mohammad Madihian, Plainsboro US

## Mohammad Madihian, Plainsboro, NJ US

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20080219145 | Method for Scheduling Heterogeneous Traffic in B3G/4G Cellular Networks with Multiple Channels - A method includes tracking average user throughput, packet delay and jitter for every user that is serviced in an OFDM cellular system; using feedback to determine a potential schedule set responsive to user requirements for data and voice traffic responsive to minimum rate guarantee for data flows, and maximum tolerable delay and jitter guarantees for voice flows; with multiple flows for each user, first determining contending flow for each user responsive to aggregate rate feedback; obtaining search space for the user requirements of rate, delay and jitter responsive to corresponding optimizing strategies; determining individual rate, delay and jitter related schedules providing maximum incremental or marginal utility; and calculating final schedule of users on channels providing maximum incremental or marginal utility among parameter specific schedules form the determining step. | 09-11-2008 |

20080225763 | Group MMSE-DFD with Rate (SINR) Feedback and Without Pre-Determined Decoding Order for Reception on a Cellular Downlink - In accordance with the invention, a method includes the steps of: i) initializing with channel matrix estimates and inner codes of all co-channel transmitter sources in a wireless network, modulation and coding schemes of all sources not of interest; ii) converting each channel matrix estimate into an effective channel matrix responsive to the inner code of the corresponding transmitter source; iii) selecting iteratively from a first set of transmitter sources transmitting at fixed rates, a transmitter source which maximizes a first metric; iv) computing iteratively a filter for the transmitter source which maximizes the first metric; v) selecting iteratively from a second set of transmitter sources of interest, a transmitter source which maximizes a second metric; vi) computing iteratively a rate and a filter for the transmitter source which maximizes the second metric; and vii) obtaining an ordered set of indices of all transmitter sources that will be decoded along with their corresponding filters, and feedback rates for all transmitter sources of interest. | 09-18-2008 |

20080225774 | OPTIMAL RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN A MULTI-HOP OFDMA WIRELESS NETWORK WITH COOPERATIVE RELAYING - An optimal resource allocation strategy for OFDMA multi-hop wireless networks is disclosed. The system allocates one or more resources in a multi-hop network by solving one or more higher-layer sub-problem; solving one or more physical layer and media access control (PHY/MAC) layer sub-problems per tone per time slot with one of cooperative relaying of radio signals or spatial reusing of radio spectrum; updating prices; and allocating radio resources based on the PHY/MAC layer sub-problems. | 09-18-2008 |

20080225781 | Group MMSE-DFD with Order and Filter Computation for Reception on a Cellular Downlink - A method for decoding in a wireless downlink channel, where all dominant transmitting sources use inner codes from a particular set, including the steps of: estimating a channel matrix seen from each dominant transmitter source in response to a pilot or preamble signal transmitted by each such source; converting each estimated channel matrix into an effective channel matrix responsive to the inner code of the corresponding transmitting source; obtaining the received observations in a linear equivalent form whose output is an equivalent of the received observations and in which the effective channel matrix corresponding to each dominant transmitting source inherits the structure of its inner code; i) determining an order for processing each of the transmitting sources; ii) computing a filter for each transmitting source that will be decoded; iii) demodulating and decoding each transmitting source responsive to the determined order from step i) assuming perfect cancellation of signals of preceding or previously decoded transmitting sources; and iv) re-encoding the decoded message of each transmitting source, except the source decoded last, responsive to the modulation and coding scheme employed by the source and the corresponding effective channel matrix and subtracting it from the received observations in the equivalent linear form. | 09-18-2008 |

20080225974 | Max-Log Receiver for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Systems - A method includes the steps of i) listing out all possibilities for a first symbol of a two stream signal; ii) determining a second symbol of the two stream signal for each of the first symbol listed out, iii) evaluating a metric for each of the first symbol and second symbol pair, iv) listing out all possibilities for second symbol, v) determining a first symbol for each choice of the second symbol listed out, vi) evaluating a metric for each of the second symbol and first symbol pair, vii) determining an exact maximum log likelihood ratio for all bits using the metrics, and viii) decoding codeword(s) in the two stream signal using the determined exact maximum log likelihood ratio for all bits. | 09-18-2008 |

20080225976 | METHOD FOR MULTIPLE-INPUT-MULTIPLE-OUTPUT SYSTEM DEMODULATION - A MMSE-based deterministic sequential Monte Carlo (SMC) method for MIMO demodulation exhibiting square root complexity in terms of constellation size. Further extensions to the method reduce the search space resulting in significant reduction in computational requirements while minimally impacting performance. As a hard decision algorithm, the methods achieve sphere decoder performance while imposing a much smaller computational load. | 09-18-2008 |

20080225979 | Group MMSE-DFD with Rate (SINR) Feedback and Pre-Determined Decoding Order for Reception on a Cellular Downlink - A method for decoding and rate assignment in a wireless channel, where all dominant transmitter sources use inner codes from a particular set, comprising the steps of: i) estimating channel matrices seen from all dominant transmitter sources in response to a pilot or preamble signal transmitted by each such source; ii) converting each estimated channel matrix into an effective channel matrix responsive to the inner code of the corresponding transmitter source; iii) obtaining the received observations in a linear equivalent form (linear model) whose output is an equivalent of the received observations and in which the effective channel matrix corresponding to each dominant transmitter source inherits the structure of its inner code; iv) processing the transmitter sources according to the specified (or pre-determined) order of decoding; v) for each transmitter source, assuming perfect cancellation of signals of preceding transmitter sources; vi) computing a signal-to-interference-noise-ratio SINR responsive to the effective channel matrix of the transmitter source and the covariance matrix of the noise plus signals from remaining transmitter sources; and vii) feeding back all computed SINRs to respective transmitter sources. | 09-18-2008 |

20080227397 | Group LMMSE Demodulation Using Noise and Interference Covariance Matrix for Reception on a Cellular Downlink - A method for filtering in a wireless downlink channel, where all dominant transmitting sources use inner codes from a particular set, includes the steps of estimating a channel matrix seen from a desired transmitter source in response to a pilot or preamble signal; converting the estimated channel matrix into an effective channel matrix responsive to the inner code of the desired transmitting source; estimating a covariance matrix of noise plus interference in a linear model whose output is an equivalent of the received observations and in which the effective channel matrix corresponding to each dominant transmitting source inherits the structure of its inner code; computing a signal-to-noise-interference-ratio SINR responsive to the covariance matrix and the effective channel matrix corresponding to the desired source; and feeding back the computed SINR to the transmitter source. | 09-18-2008 |

20080232501 | STATIC AND DIFFERENTIAL PRECODING CODEBOOK FOR MIMO SYSTEMS - Systems and methods are disclosed to generate a codebook for channel state information by generating a random codebook; partitioning channel state information into a set of nearest neighbors for each codebook entry based on a distance metric; and updating the codebook by finding a centroid for each partition. | 09-25-2008 |

20080298486 | MULTI-CELL INTERFERENCE MITIGATION VIA COORDINATED SCHEDULING AND POWER ALLOCATION IN DOWNLINK ODMA NETWORKS - A multi-cell Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) based wireless system and method with full spectral reuse co-channel interference mitigation via base station coordination in a downlink channel includes a plurality of base stations configured to handle communications with mobile units. A central controller is configured to mitigate interference between base stations via jointly optimizing coordinated scheduling and power allocation in accordance with a sub-optimal iterative solution. Five methods provide the solution, which include: 1) Improved Iterative Water-Filling (I-IWF); 2) Iterative Spectrum Balancing (ISB); 3) Successive Convex Approximation for Low-complexity (SCALE); 4) Opportunistic Base Station Selection (OBSS) and 5) Per-tone binary power control (PT-BPC). | 12-04-2008 |

20090003259 | SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCHEDULING IN RELAY-ASSISTED WIRELESS NETWORKS - A scheduling system and method for use with relay-assisted wireless networks includes accessing feedback from mobile stations in a network and arranging users associated with a relay station in a list in accordance with marginal utilities. A determination of whether the users in the list can be eliminated from feedback overhead by testing conditions for feedback reduction is made. A diversity schedule is generated by employing a weighted bipartite graph with relay channels and access channels and performing a matching method. A transmission schedule is generated for channel usage in accordance with multi-user and channel diversity for mobile users and spatial reuse of channels across relay and access hops by incorporating rate feedback and interference for the mobile stations and the relay stations based upon the matching method applied to a new weighted graph which accounts for traffic loads and fairness as well. | 01-01-2009 |

20090083609 | EFFICIENT LOW COMPLEXITY HIGH THROUGHPUT LDPC DECODING METHOD AND OPTIMIZATION - A decoder and method for iteratively decoding of low-density parity check codes (LDPC) includes, in a code graph, performing check node decoding by determining messages from check nodes to variable nodes. In the code graph, variable node decoding is performed by determining messages from the variable nodes to the check nodes. The variable node decoding is independent from degree information regarding the variable nodes. Decoded results are output. | 03-26-2009 |

20090210757 | Anti-Jamming Piecewise Coding Method for Parallel Inference Channels - A method for encoding includes encoding K blocks of information for transmission on N subchannels responsive to a number of redundant blocks M according to one of i) employing a single parity check code when the number of redundant blocks M is about 1; ii) employing a code exhibited by a code graph having one third of variable nodes are connected to one of the check nodes, another one third of variable nodes is connected to the other check node and the remaining one third of variable nodes is connected to both check nodes, when the number of redundant blocks M is 2; iii) employing a first process for determining a code for the K blocks of information, when the number of redundant blocks M is about 3 together with K blocks of information less than about 150 or the number of redundant blocks M is about 4 together with K blocks of information less than about 20; and iv) employing a second process for determining a code for the K blocks of information with redundant block M values other than for steps i), ii) and iii). | 08-20-2009 |

20090231028 | TWO-STAGE LOW-COMPLEXITY MAX-LOG BIT-LEVEL LLR CALCULATOR AND METHOD - A demodulator and demodulation method includes a bit/symbol hard demodulator configured to obtain hard bit or symbol information from a received signal. At least one lookup table is configured to reference coefficients for computation of log-likelihood ratios (LLRs) from the hard bit or symbol information. A log-likelihood ratio calculation module is configured to compute bit-level LLRs from the coefficients and the received signal. | 09-17-2009 |

20120140850 | Codebook Method for a Multiple Input Multiple Output Wireless System - A method for wireless encoding includes encoding wireless multiple input and multiple output signals in accordance with a codebook being one of a discrete codebook restricting elements of codebook entries to be within a predetermined finite set of complex numbers and a constant amplitude codebook including each entry in its codebook having equal column norm and equal row norm. In a preferred embodiment the digital codebook further includes restricting elements of a finite set in the discrete codebook to be in the form of k | 06-07-2012 |

20120250791 | Codebook Method for a Multiple Input Multiple Output Wireless System - A method for wireless encoding includes encoding wireless multiple input and multiple output signals in accordance with a codebook being one of a discrete codebook restricting elements of codebook entries to be within a predetermined finite set of complex numbers and a constant amplitude codebook including each entry in its codebook having equal column norm and equal row norm. In a preferred embodiment the digital codebook further includes restricting elements of a finite set in the discrete codebook to be in the form of k | 10-04-2012 |

20120275535 | Codebook Method for a Multiple Input Multiple Output Wireless System - A method for wireless encoding includes encoding wireless multiple input and multiple output signals in accordance with a codebook being one of a discrete codebook restricting elements of codebook entries to be within a predetermined finite set of complex numbers and a constant amplitude codebook including each entry in its codebook having equal column norm and equal row norm. In a preferred embodiment the digital codebook further includes restricting elements of a finite set in the discrete codebook to be in the form of k | 11-01-2012 |

20130170445 | Multi-user downlink linear MIMO precoding system - A method implemented in a base station used for a downlink multi-user (MU) multi-input multi-output (MIMO) system is disclosed. The method includes receiving an indication of a quantized matrix from each of a plurality of scheduled user equipments, precoding data streams for the plurality of scheduled user equipments, transmitting the precoded data to the plurality of scheduled user equipments. Other methods and some apparatuses for wireless communications also are disclosed. | 07-04-2013 |

20130272440 | Transmission of an Information Sequence - A method implemented in a mobile communications system for data transmission is disclosed. The method includes selecting a set of parallel channels, determining transmission rank, and determining a precoding matrix of the transmission rank for the set of parallel channels, wherein the precoding matrix is formed by applying householder transformation to a vector to make a matrix and selecting one or more columns from the matrix. Other methods and apparatuses also are disclosed. | 10-17-2013 |