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Color Curly Brackets (indicating CPC extensions to IPC)

CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS( radio transmission systems H04B 7/00 ; transmission systems using electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. light, infrared H04B 10/00 ; communication systems using wireless extensions, i.e. wireless links without selective communication, e.g. cordless telephones H04M 1/72 ; broadcast communication H04H )
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This subclass covers :
communication networks for selectively establishing one or a plurality of wireless communication links between a desired number of users or between users and network equipment, for the purpose of transferring information via these wireless communication links;

networks deploying an infrastructure for mobility management of wireless users connected thereto, e.g. cellular networks, WLAN [Wireless Local Area Network], wireless access networks, e.g. WLL [Wireless Local Loop] or self-organising wireless communication networks, e.g. ad hoc networks;

planning or deployment specially adapted for the above-mentioned wireless networks;

services or facilities specially adapted for the above-mentioned wireless networks;

arrangements or echniques specially adapted for the operation of the above-mentioned wireless networks.


This subclass does not cover :
communication systems using wireless extensions, i.e. wireless links without selective communication, e.g. cordless telephones, which are covered by group H04M 1/72 ;

broadcast communication, which is covered by subclass H04H.


In this subclass, at each hierarchical level, in the absence of an indication to the contrary, classification is made in the first appropriate place.


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{
Mobile application
}
services or facilities specially adapted for wireless communication networks
{
( network arrangements or communication protocols for networked applications H04L 67/00 ; network arrangements or protocols for real-time communications H04L 65/00 ; network arrangements or network protocols for addressing or naming H04L 61/00 ; application independent communication protocol aspects and techniques in packet data networks H04L 69/00 ; network architectures or network communication protocols for network security H04L 63/00 ; wireless network security H04W 12/00 ; message switching systems H04L 12/58 ; arrangements for broadcast or conference H04L 12/18 ; telephonic communication, substation extension arrangements, cordless telephones, portable communication terminals with improved user interface to control a main telephone operation mode or to indicate the communication status H04M 1/72522 ; automatic or semi-automatic exchanges for telephonic communication - systems providing special services or facilities to subscribers H04M 3/42 )
}
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1. This groups covers mobile application services or application service signalling for communication over wireless networks. 2. This group focuses on application services specially adapted for wireless networks or adjusted to the wireless environment

H04W 4/001
.
{
Provisioning or reconfiguring application services e.g. OMA DM( network management H04L 12/24 ; network arrangements or communication protocols for networked applications involving the movement of software or configuration parameters, e.g. applets H04L 67/34 ; program loading or initiating G06F 9/445 ; mobile agents G06F 9/4862 )
}
H04W 4/003
.
{
Mobile application execution environments for application services, e.g. communicating with application store or appstore servers in the application service network and vice versa, 3GPP SIM Application toolkit [SAT], 3GPP OSA or 3GPP MEXE( processing of user or subscriber data at user equipment or user record carrier H04W 8/183 )
}
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H04W 4/005
.
{
for Machine-to-Machine communication [M2M, MTC], e.g. 3GPP M2M, OMA M2M, 3GPP MTC or Wireless Sensor Networks [WSN]( self-organizing networks H04W 84/18 ; network arrangements or communication protocols for networked applications adapted for proprietary or special purpose networking environments, e.g. medical networks, sensor networks, networks in a car, remote metering networks H04L 67/12 ; mechanical means for transferring the output of a sensing member G01D 5/00 )
}
H04W 4/006
. .
{
using cooperative applications for harvesting, aggregating or forwarding data, e.g. data fusion, aggregation or diffusion in WSN, master/slave node hierarchy negotiations in WSN
}
H04W 4/008
.
{
using short range communication, e.g. NFC, RFID or PAN( telephonic substation extension arrangements interfacing with an external accessory using a two-way short-range wireless interface H04M 1/7253 ; mechanical means for transferring the output of a sensing member G01D 5/00; near-field transmission systems H04B 5/00 )
}
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H04W 4/02
.
{
Mobile application
}
Services making use of the location of users or terminals
{
, e.g. OMA SUPL, OMA MLP or 3GPP LCS
}
( mobility data transfer H04W 8/08 ; access restriction based on user location or mobility data H04W 48/04 ; registration, e.g. affiliation to network, de-registration, e.g. terminating affiliation H04W 60/00 ; locating users or terminals for network management purpose H04W 64/00 ; navigation or navigational instruments G01C 21/00 ; radio direction-finding, radio navigation, determining distance or velocity by use of radio waves, locating or presence-detecting by use of the reflection or re-radiation of radio waves or analogous arrangements using other waves G01S )
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H04W 4/021
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{
based on location controlled areas, e.g. geofencing
}
H04W 4/022
. . .
{
with dynamic range variability
}
H04W 4/023
. .
{
using mutual or relative location information between multiple location based services [LBS] targets or of distance thresholds
}
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H04W 4/025
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{
using location based information parameters
}
H04W 4/026
. . .
{
using orientation information, e.g. compass
}
H04W 4/027
. . .
{
using movement velocity, acceleration information
}
H04W 4/028
. . .
{
using historical or predicted position information, e.g. trajectory data
}
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H04W 4/04
. .
{
using association of physical positions and logical data
}
in a dedicated environment, e.g. buildings or vehicles
H04W 4/043
. . .
{
using ambient awareness, e.g. involving buildings using floor or room numbers
}
H04W 4/046
. . .
{
involving vehicles, e.g. floating traffic data [FTD] or vehicle traffic prediction
}
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H04W 4/06
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Selective distribution or broadcast
{
application services; Mobile application
}
services to user groups ; One-way selective calling services
{
( connection management for selective distribution or broadcast H04W 76/002 ; resource management for broadcast services H04W 72/005 )
}
H04W 4/08
. .
User group management( group management mechanisms in peer-to-peer network applications H04L 67/1044 ; processing of subscriber group data H04W 8/186 )]
H04W 4/10
. .
Push-to-Talk
{
mobile application services
}
or Push-on-Call
{
mobile application
}
services
{
( arrangements for real-time multimedia Push-to-X-Services H04L 65/4061 ; connection management for Push-to-Talk or Push-on-Call services H04W 76/005 )
}
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H04W 4/12
.
{
Mobile application service signalling using
}
messaging, e.g. SMS [Short Message Service];
{
Mobile application service signalling using
}
mailboxes;
{
Mobile application service signalling using
}
announcements, e.g. informing users on the status or progress of a communication request
{
( message switching systems H04L 12/58 ; voice mail systems H04M 3/533 ; arrangements for providing announcements H04M 3/487 )
}
H04W 4/14
. .
{
Mobile application service signalling using
}
short messaging services, e.g. SMS or USSD [Unstructured Supplementary Service Data]
H04W 4/16
.
{
Mobile application service signalling using
}
communication-related supplementary services, e.g. call-transfer or call-hold
{
( automatic or semi-automatic exchange systems providing special services or facilities to subscribers H04M 3/42 )
}
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H04W 4/18
.
{
Customizing content of application services or
}
information format or content conversion, e.g. adaptation by the network of the transmitted or received information for the purpose of wireless delivery to users or terminals
{
( network arrangements or communication protocols for networked applications involving intermediate processing or storage in the network, e.g. proxy, H04L 67/28 ; message adaptation based on network or terminal capabilities for message switching systems H04L 12/5825 )
}
H04W 4/185
. .
{
by embedding added-value information into content, e.g. geo-tagging( intermediate arrangements for adding application control or application functional data H04L 67/2804 )
}
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H04W 4/20
.
{
Signalling of application services or
}
auxiliary data signalling, i.e. transmitting data via a non-traffic channel
H04W 4/203
. .
{
for converged personal network application service interworking, e.g. OMA converged personal network services [CPNS]
}
H04W 4/206
. .
{
for socializing or targeting users of the same wireless application service, e.g. joint gesture signalling or mobile advertising signalling( marketing G06Q 30/02 ; input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer for entering handwritten data G06F 3/04883 )
}
H04W 4/22
.
{
Mobile application service
}
emergency connection handling
{
or mobile application services handling urgent or hazardous situations, e.g. 3GPP earthquake and tsunami warning system [ETWS]( connection management for emergency connection handling H04W 76/007 ; centralised arrangements for answering calls for emergency applications requiring operator intervention H04M 3/5116 )
}
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H04W 4/24
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Accounting or billing
H04W 4/26
. .
Usage measurement
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Network data management
.
{
Discovery of network devices, e.g. terminals
}
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Processing of mobility data, e.g. registration information at HLR [Home Location Register] or VLR [Visitor Location Register] ; Transfer of mobility data, e.g. between HLR,VLR or external networks
. .
Registration at HLR or HSS [Home Subscriber Server]
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Registration at serving network Location Register, VLR or user mobility server
. . .
{
involving selection of the user mobility server
}
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Mobility data transfer
. . .
{
for traffic bypassing of mobility servers, e.g. location registers, home PLMNs or home agents
}
. . .
{
involving hierarchical organized mobility servers, e.g. hierarchical mobile IP [HMIP
}
]
. . .
{
for preserving data network PoA address despite hand-offs
}
. . .
between location register and external networks
. . .
between location registers or mobility servers
. . .
between corresponding nodes
. . .
selectively restricting mobility
{
data
}
tracking
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Processing of user or subscriber data, e.g. subscribed services, user preferences or user profiles ; Transfer of user or subscriber data
. .
{
Processing at user equipment or user record carrier
}
. .
{
Processing of subscriber group data
}
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Transfer of user or subscriber data
. . .
{
Transfer to or from user equipment or user record carrier
}
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Processing or transfer of terminal data, e.g. status or physical capabilities
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Transfer of terminal data
. . .
{
from a network towards a terminal
}
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Network addressing or numbering for mobility support
. .
{
for initial activation of new user
}
. .
Number portability;
{
Network address portability
}
.
Network data restoration;
{
Network data reliability; Network data fault tolerance
}
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Security arrangements, e.g. access security or fraud detection ; Authentication, e.g. verifying user identity or authorisation ; Protecting privacy or anonymity
H04W 12/02
.
Protecting privacy or anonymity
H04W 12/04
.
Key management
H04W 12/06
.
Authentication
H04W 12/08
.
Access security
H04W 12/10
.
Integrity
H04W 12/12
.
Fraud detection
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Network planning, e.g. coverage or traffic planning tools ; Network deployment, e.g. resource partitioning or cells structures
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Resource partitioning among network components, e.g. reuse partitioning
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Traffic adaptive resource partitioning
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Hybrid resource partitioning, e.g. channel borrowing
. . .
Load shedding arrangements
. .
Dynamic resource partitioning
. .
Fixed resource partitioning
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Spectrum sharing arrangements
{
between different networks
}
. .
for PBS [Private Base Station] arrangements
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Network planning tools
H04W 16/20
. .
for indoor coverage or short range network deployment
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Traffic simulation tools or models
H04W 16/225
. .
{
for indoor or short range network
}
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Cell structures
. .
Cell enhancers
{
or enhancement
}
, e.g. for tunnels, building shadow
. .
using beam steering
. .
Special cell shapes, e.g. doughnuts or ring cells
. .
Hierarchical cell structures
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Supervisory, monitoring or testing arrangements
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Arrangements for optimizing operational condition
.
Arrangements for maintaining operational condition
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Testing,
{
supervising or monitoring
}
using simulated traffic
.
Testing,
{
supervising or monitoring
}
using real traffic
.
Scheduling measurement reports;
{
Arrangements for measurement reports
}
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Network traffic or resource management
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Traffic management, e.g. flow control or congestion control
H04W 28/0205
. .
{
at the air interface( dynamic wireless traffic scheduling H04W 72/12 )
}
H04W 28/021
. .
{
in wireless networks with changing topologies, e.g. ad-hoc networks( self-organizing networks H04W 84/18 )
}
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H04W 28/0215
. .
{
based on user or device properties, e.g. MTC-capable devices( mobile application services or facilities specially adapted for wireless communication networks for machine-to-machine communication H04W 4/005 ; wireless resource selection or allocation plan definition based on terminal or device properties H04W 72/048 )
}
H04W 28/0221
. . .
{
power availability or consumption
}
H04W 28/0226
. .
{
based on location or mobility( handoff or reselection H04W 36/00 ; mobile application services making use of the location of users or terminals H04W 4/02 )
}
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H04W 28/0231
. .
{
based on communication conditions( dynamic wireless traffic scheduling definition based on channel quality criteria H04W 72/1226 )
}
H04W 28/0236
. . .
{
radio quality, e.g. interference, losses or delay
}
H04W 28/0242
. . .
{
Determining whether packet losses are due to overload or to deterioration of radio communication conditions
}
H04W 28/0247
. .
{
based on conditions of the access network or the infrastructure network( central resource management H04W 28/16 )
}
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H04W 28/0252
. .
{
per individual bearer or channel( dynamic wireless traffic scheduling H04W 72/12 )
}
H04W 28/0257
. . .
{
the individual bearer or channel having a maximum bit rate or a bit rate guarantee
}
H04W 28/0263
. . .
{
involving mapping traffic to individual bearers or channels, e.g. traffic flow template [TFT]
}
H04W 28/0268
. .
{
using specific QoS parameters for wireless networks, e.g. QoS class identifier [QCI] or guaranteed bit rate [GBR]( negotiating SLA or negotiating QoS H04W 28/24 )
}
H04W 28/0273
. .
{
adapting protocols for flow control or congestion control to wireless environment, e.g. adapting transmission control protocol [TCP]( wireless network protocols or protocol adaptations to wireless operation, e.g. wireless application protocol H04W 80/00 )
}
H04W 28/0278
. .
{
using buffer status reports( dynamic wireless traffic scheduling definition H04W 72/1205 )
}
H04W 28/0284
. .
{
detecting congestion or overload during communication( monitoring arrangements H04L 12/2602 )
}
H04W 28/0289
. .
{
Congestion control( performing reselection for handling the traffic H04W 36/22 ; load shedding arrangements in network planning H04W 16/08 ; dynamic wireless traffic scheduling H04W 72/12 )
}
H04W 28/0294
. .
{
forcing collision( non-scheduled or contention based wireless access channel H04W 74/08 )
}
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Error control
{
, e.g. treating errors, collisions, noise or interference( arrangements for detecting or preventing errors in the information received H04L 1/00 )
}
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H04W 28/042
. . .
{
Treating collisions
}
H04W 28/044
. . . .
{
Collision avoidance
}
H04W 28/046
. . . .
{
Collision detection
}
H04W 28/048
. . .
{
Treating noise or interference( means associated with receiver for limiting or suppressing noise or interference induced by transmission H04B 1/10 ; baseband systems or shaping networks in transmitter or receiver H04L 25/03 )
}
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Optimizing , e.g. header compression, information sizing
. . .
{
using assembly or disassembly of packets
}
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Load balancing or load distribution
H04W 28/085
. . .
{
among bearers or channels
}
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Flow control
{
between communication endpoints
}
. . .
using signaling between network elements
. . .
using intermediate storage
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Central resource management ; Negotiation of resources
{
or communication parameters
}
, e.g. negotiating bandwidth or QoS [Quality of Service]
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Negotiating wireless communication parameters
. . .
Negotiating bandwidth
. . .
Negotiating communication rate
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Negotiating SLA [Service Level Agreement] ; Negotiating QoS [Quality of Service]
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Resource reservation
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Hand-off or reselection arrangements
NOTE
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In this group, local priority rules supersede the first-place priority rule (FPPR) applying throughout H04W

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{
Control or signalling for completing the hand-off
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{
for data session or connection
}
. . .
{
for hand-off preparation
}
. . .
{
for transferring sessions between adjacent core network technologies
}
. . .
{
for a plurality of sessions or connections, e.g. multi-call, multi-bearer connections
}
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{
with transfer of context information
}
. . . .
{
of security context information
}
. . . .
{
of quality context information
}
. .
{
involving radio access media independent information, e.g. MIH [Media independent Hand-off
}
]
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{
Transmission and use of information for re-establishing the radio link
}
. . .
{
of neighbor cell information
}
. . .
{
of control information between different types of networks in order to establish a new radio link in the target network
}
. . .
{
of resource information of target access point
}
. . .
{
of access information of target access point
}
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{
Determination of parameters used for hand-off, e.g. generation or modification of neighbour cell lists
}
. . .
{
Scheduling hand-off measurements
}
. . .
{
Definition of hand-off measurement parameters
}
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Buffering or recovering information during reselection;
{
Modification of the traffic flow during hand-off
}
. .
{
Buffering or recovering information during reselection
}
. .
{
Multicasting of data during hand-off
}
.
Reselecting a cell layer in multi-layered cells
.
Reselecting a communication resource in the serving access point
.
Reselecting an access point
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Reselecting an access point controller
.
Reselecting a serving backbone network switching or routing node
.
Reselecting a network or an air interface
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Performing reselection for specific purposes
. .
{
for improving the overall network performance( H04W 36/18 to H04W 36/22 take precedence )
}
. .
for allowing seamless reselection, e.g. soft reselection
. .
for optimizing the interference level
. .
for handling the traffic
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H04W 36/24
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Reselection being triggered by specific parameters
{
used to improve the performance of a single terminal
}
. .
{
by historical data
}
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by agreed or negotiated communication parameters
. . .
involving a plurality of connections, e.g. multi-call, multi-bearer connections
H04W 36/30
. .
by measured or perceived connection quality data
H04W 36/32
. .
by location or mobility data, e.g. speed data
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H04W 36/34
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Reselection control
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H04W 36/36
. .
by user or terminal equipment
. . .
{
by manual user interaction
}
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H04W 36/38
. .
by fixed network equipment
. . .
{
of the core network
}
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Communication routing or communication path finding
H04W 40/005
.
{
Routing actions in the presence of nodes in sleep or doze mode
}
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H04W 40/02
.
Communication route or path selection, e.g. power-based or shortest path routing
H04W 40/023
. .
{
Limited or focused flooding to selected areas of a network
}
H04W 40/026
. .
{
Route selection considering the moving speed of individual devices
}
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H04W 40/04
. .
based on wireless node resources
H04W 40/06
. . .
based on characteristics of available antennas
H04W 40/08
. . .
based on transmission power
H04W 40/10
. . .
based on available power or energy
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H04W 40/12
. .
based on transmission quality or channel quality
H04W 40/125
. . .
{
using a measured number of retransmissions as a link metric
}
H04W 40/14
. . .
based on stability
H04W 40/16
. . .
based on interference
H04W 40/18
. .
based on predicted events
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H04W 40/20
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based on geographic position or location
H04W 40/205
. . .
{
using topographical information, e.g. hills, high rise buildings
}
H04W 40/22
. .
using selective relaying for reaching a BTS [Base Transceiver Station] or an access point
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H04W 40/24
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Connectivity information management, e.g. connectivity discovery or connectivity update
H04W 40/242
. .
{
aging of topology database entries
}
H04W 40/244
. .
{
using a network of reference devices, e.g. beaconing
}
H04W 40/246
. .
{
Connectivity information discovery
}
H04W 40/248
. .
{
Connectivity information update
}
H04W 40/26
. .
for hybrid routing by combining proactive and reactive routing
H04W 40/28
. .
for reactive routing
H04W 40/30
. .
for proactive routing
H04W 40/32
. .
for defining a routing cluster membership
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H04W 40/34
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Modification of an existing route
H04W 40/36
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due to handover
H04W 40/38
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adapting due to varying relative distances between nodes
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Access restriction ; Network selection ; Access point selection
WARNING
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Group H04W 48/17 does not correspond to former or future IPC groups.

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Access restriction performed under specific conditions
. .
based on user or terminal location or mobility data, e.g. moving direction, speed
. .
based on traffic conditions
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Access restriction or access information delivery, e.g. discovery data delivery
. .
using broadcasted information
. .
using downlink control channel
. .
using user query
{
or user detection
}
.
Discovering, processing access restriction or access information
.
{
Selecting a data network PoA [Point of Attachment
}
]
.
Selecting a network or a communication service
.
Selecting an access point
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Power Management, e.g. TPC [Transmission Power Control], power saving or power classes
{
( gain control in transmitters or power amplifiers H03G 3/3042 )
}
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H04W 52/02
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Power saving arrangements
{
( in wired systems H04L 12/12 ; signaling of mobile application services, e.g. low battery notifications H04W 4/20 )
}
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H04W 52/0203
. .
{
in the radio access network or backbone network of wireless communication networks
}
H04W 52/0206
. . .
{
in access points, e.g. base stations( access point devices per se H04W 88/08 )
}
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H04W 52/0209
. .
{
in terminal devices( terminal devices per se H04W 88/02 )
}
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H04W 52/0212
. . .
{
managed by the network, e.g. network or access point is master and terminal is slave
}
H04W 52/0216
. . . .
{
using a pre-established activity schedule, e.g. traffic indication frame
}
H04W 52/0219
. . . .
{
where the power saving management affects multiple terminals
}
H04W 52/0222
. . . .
{
in packet switched networks
}
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H04W 52/0225
. . .
{
using monitoring of external events, e.g. the presence of a signal
}
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H04W 52/0229
. . . .
{
where the received signal is a wanted signal
}
H04W 52/0232
. . . . .
{
according to average transmission signal activity
}
H04W 52/0235
. . . .
{
where the received signal is a power saving command
}
H04W 52/0238
. . . .
{
where the received signal is an unwanted signal, e.g. interference or idle signal
}
H04W 52/0241
. . . .
{
where no transmission is received, e.g. out of range of the transmitter
}
H04W 52/0245
. . . .
{
according to signal strength
}
H04W 52/0248
. . . .
{
dependent on the time of the day, e.g. according to expected transmission activity
}
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H04W 52/0251
. . .
{
using monitoring of local events, e.g. events related to user activity
}
H04W 52/0254
. . . .
{
detecting a user operation or a tactile contact or a motion of the device
}
H04W 52/0258
. . . .
{
controlling an operation mode according to history or models of usage information, e.g. activity schedule or time of day
}
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H04W 52/0261
. . .
{
managing power supply demand, e.g. depending on battery level
}
H04W 52/0264
. . . .
{
by selectively disabling software applications
}
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H04W 52/0267
. . . .
{
by controlling user interface components
}
H04W 52/027
. . . . .
{
by controlling a display operation or backlight unit
}
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H04W 52/0274
. . . .
{
by switching on or off the equipment or parts thereof
}
H04W 52/0277
. . . . .
{
according to available power supply, e.g. switching off when a low battery condition is detected
}
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H04W 52/028
. . . . .
{
switching on or off only a part of the equipment circuit blocks
}
H04W 52/0283
. . . . . .
{
with sequential power up or power down of successive circuit blocks, e.g. switching on the local oscillator before RF or mixer stages
}
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H04W 52/0287
. . . .
{
changing the clock frequency of a controller in the equipment
}
H04W 52/029
. . . . .
{
reducing the clock frequency of the controller
}
H04W 52/0293
. . . . .
{
having a sub-controller with a low clock frequency switching on and off a main controller with a high clock frequency
}
H04W 52/0296
. . . .
{
switching to a backup power supply
}
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H04W 52/04
.
TPC [Transmission power control]
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H04W 52/06
. .
TPC algorithms
H04W 52/08
. . .
Closed loop power control
H04W 52/10
. . .
Open loop power control
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H04W 52/12
. . .
Outer and inner loops
H04W 52/125
. . . .
{
cascaded outer loop power control
}
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H04W 52/14
. . .
Separate analysis of uplink or downlink
H04W 52/143
. . . .
{
Downlink power control
}
H04W 52/146
. . . .
{
Uplink power control
}
H04W 52/16
. . .
Deriving transmission power values from another channel
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H04W 52/18
. .
TPC being performed according to specific parameters
H04W 52/20
. . .
using error rate
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H04W 52/22
. . .
taking into account previous information or commands
H04W 52/221
. . . .
{
using past power control commands
}
H04W 52/223
. . . .
{
predicting future states of the transmission
}
H04W 52/225
. . . .
{
Calculation of statistics, e.g. average, variance
}
H04W 52/226
. . . .
{
using past references to control power, e.g. look-up-table
}
H04W 52/228
. . . .
{
using past power values or information
}
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H04W 52/24
. . .
using SIR [Signal to Interference Ratio] or other wireless path parameters
H04W 52/241
. . . .
{
taking into account channel quality metrics, e.g. SIR, SNR, CIR, Eb/lo
}
H04W 52/242
. . . .
{
taking into account path loss
}
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H04W 52/243
. . . .
{
taking into account interferences
}
H04W 52/244
. . . . .
{
Interferences in heterogeneous networks, e.g. among macro and femto or pico cells or other sector / system interference (OSI)
}
H04W 52/245
. . . .
{
taking into account received signal strength
}
H04W 52/246
. . . .
{
where the output power of a terminal is based on a path parameter calculated in said terminal
}
H04W 52/247
. . . .
{
where the output power of a terminal is based on a path parameter sent by another terminal
}
H04W 52/248
. . . .
{
where transmission power control commands are generated based on a path parameter
}
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H04W 52/26
. . .
using transmission rate or quality of service QoS [Quality of Service]
H04W 52/262
. . . .
{
taking into account adaptive modulation and coding( AMC )scheme( AMC per se H04L 1/0001 )
}
H04W 52/265
. . . .
{
taking into account the quality of service QoS
}
H04W 52/267
. . . .
{
taking into account the information rate
}
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H04W 52/28
. . .
using user profile, e.g. mobile speed, priority or network state, e.g. standby, idle or non transmission
H04W 52/281
. . . .
{
taking into account user or data type priority
}
H04W 52/282
. . . .
{
taking into account the speed of the mobile
}
H04W 52/283
. . . .
{
Power depending on the position of the mobile
}
H04W 52/285
. . . .
{
taking into account the mobility of the user
}
H04W 52/286
. . . .
{
during data packet transmission, e.g. high speed packet access (HSPA)
}
H04W 52/287
. . . .
{
when the channel is in stand-by
}
H04W 52/288
. . . .
{
taking into account the usage mode, e.g. hands-free, data transmission, telephone
}
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H04W 52/30
. .
using constraints in the total amount of available transmission power
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H04W 52/32
. . .
TPC of broadcast or control channels
H04W 52/322
. . . .
{
Power control of broadcast channels
}
H04W 52/325
. . . .
{
Power control of control or pilot channels
}
H04W 52/327
. . . .
{
Power control of multicast channels
}
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H04W 52/34
. . .
TPC management, i.e. sharing limited amount of power among users or channels or data types, e.g. cell loading
H04W 52/343
. . . .
{
taking into account loading or congestion level
}
H04W 52/346
. . . .
{
distributing total power among users or channels
}
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H04W 52/36
. . .
with a discrete range or set of values, e.g. step size, ramping or offsets
H04W 52/362
. . . .
{
Aspects of the step size
}
H04W 52/365
. . . .
{
Power headroom reporting
}
H04W 52/367
. . . .
{
Power values between minimum and maximum limits, e.g. dynamic range
}
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H04W 52/38
. .
TPC being performed in particular situations
H04W 52/383
. . .
{
power control in peer-to-peer links
}
H04W 52/386
. . .
{
centralized, e.g. when the radio network controller or equivalent takes part in the power control
}
H04W 52/40
. . .
during macro-diversity or soft handoff
H04W 52/42
. . .
in systems with time, space, frequency or polarisation diversity
H04W 52/44
. . .
in connection with interruption of transmission
H04W 52/46
. . .
in multi hop networks, e.g. wireless relay networks
H04W 52/48
. . .
during retransmission after error or non-acknowledgment
H04W 52/50
. . .
at the moment of starting communication in a multiple access environment
H04W 52/52
. .
using AGC [Automatic Gain Control] circuits or amplifiers
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H04W 52/54
. .
Signalisation aspects of the TPC commands, e.g. frame structure
H04W 52/545
. . .
{
modifying TPC bits in special situations
}
H04W 52/56
. . .
detection of errors of TPC bits
H04W 52/58
. . .
format of the TPC bits
H04W 52/60
. . .
using different transmission rates for TPC commands
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Synchronization arrangements
H04W 56/0005
.
{
synchronizing of arrival of multiple uplinks
}
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H04W 56/001
.
{
Synchronization between nodes
}
H04W 56/0015
. .
{
one node acting as a reference for the others
}
H04W 56/002
. .
{
Mutual synchronization
}
H04W 56/0025
. .
{
synchronizing potentially movable access points
}
H04W 56/003
.
{
Arrangements to increase tolerance to errors in transmission or reception timing
}
H04W 56/0035
.
{
detecting errors in frequency or phase
}
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H04W 56/004
.
{
compensating for timing error of reception due to propagation delay
}
H04W 56/0045
. .
{
compensating for timing error by altering transmission time
}
H04W 56/005
. .
{
compensating for timing error by adjustment in the receiver
}
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H04W 56/0055
.
{
determining timing error of reception due to propagation delay
}
H04W 56/006
. .
{
using known positions of transmitter and receiver
}
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H04W 56/0065
. .
{
using measurement of signal travel time
}
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H04W 56/007
. . .
{
Open loop measurement
}
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H04W 56/0075
. . . .
{
based on arrival time vs. expected arrival time
}
H04W 56/008
. . . . .
{
detecting arrival of signal based on received raw signal
}
H04W 56/0085
. . . . .
{
detecting a given structure in the signal
}
H04W 56/009
. . .
{
Closed loop measurements
}
H04W 56/0095
. .
{
estimated based on signal strength
}
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Registration, e.g. affiliation to network ; De-registration, e.g. terminating affiliation
.
{
Multiple registrations, e.g. multihoming
}
.
by periodical registration
.
using triggered events
.
De-registration or Detaching
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Locating users or terminals
{
or network equipment
}
for network management purposes, e.g. mobility management
.
{
locating network equipment
}
.
{
with additional information processing, e.g. for direction or speed determination
}
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Notification of users, e.g. alerting for incoming communication or change of service
.
{
Transmission of information for alerting of incoming communication
}
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.
Arrangements for increasing efficiency of notification or paging channel
. .
{
Indirect paging
}
.
multi-step notification using statistical or historical mobility data
.
using multi-step notification by changing the notification area
.
using multi-step notification by increasing the notification area
.
using simulcast notification
.
Inter-network notification
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Local resource management, e.g. wireless traffic scheduling or selection or allocation of wireless resources
NOTE
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In this group, local priority rules supersede the first-place priority rule (FPPR) applying throughout H04W

.
{
Resource management for broadcast services
}
.
Selection of wireless resources by user or terminal
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.
Wireless resource allocation
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. .
{
involving control information exchange between nodes
}
. . .
{
in uplink direction of a wireless link, i.e. towards network
}
. . .
{
in downlink direction of a wireless link, i.e. towards terminal
}
. . .
{
between access points
}
. . .
{
between access point and access point controlling device
}
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. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined based on the type of the allocated resource
}
. . .
{
the resource being a slot, sub-slot or frame
}
. . .
{
the resource being a frequency, carrier or frequency band
}
. . .
{
the resource being in the space domain, e.g. beams
}
. . .
{
the resource being a scrambling code
}
. . .
{
the resource being transmission power
}
. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined based on terminal or device properties
}
. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined based on load
}
. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined based on a resource usage policy
}
. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined
}
based on a ranking criteria of the wireless resources
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. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined
}
based on quality criteria
. . .
{
using the level of interference
}
. . .
{
using measured or perceived quality
}
. . .
{
using requested quality
}
. .
{
where an allocation plan is defined
}
based on priority criteria
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.
{
Dynamic
}
Wireless traffic scheduling;
{
Dynamically scheduled allocation on shared channel
}
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. .
{
Schedule definition, set-up or creation
}
. . .
{
for groups of terminals or users
}
. . .
{
for collaboration of different radio technologies
}
. . .
{
based on age of data to be sent
}
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. . .
{
based on channel quality criteria, e.g. channel state dependent scheduling
}
. . . .
{
using measured or perceived quality
}
. . . .
{
using requested quality
}
. . .
{
based on precedence or priority of the traffic information
}
. . .
{
based on priority of the information source or recipient
}
. . .
{
based on load
}
. . .
{
based on resource usage policy
}
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. .
{
Schedule usage, i.e. actual mapping of traffic onto schedule; Multiplexing of flows into one or several streams; Mapping aspects; Scheduled allocation
}
. . .
{
of uplink data flows
}
. . .
{
of downlink data flows
}
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. .
{
Transmission of control information for scheduling
}
. . .
{
in the uplink, i.e. from terminal to network
}
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. . .
{
in the downlink, i.e. towards the terminal
}
. . . .
{
using a grant or specific channel( H04W 72/14 takes precedence )
}
. .
using a grant
{
or specific
}
channel
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Wireless channel access, e.g. scheduled or random access
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.
{
Transmission of channel access control information
}
. .
{
in the uplink, i.e. towards network
}
. .
{
in the downlink, i.e. towards the terminal
}
. .
{
with additional processing of random access related information at receiving side
}
.
Hybrid access techniques
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.
Scheduled
{
or contention-free
}
access
. .
using polling
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.
Non-scheduled
{
or contention based
}
access, e.g. random access, ALOHA, CSMA [Carrier Sense Multiple Access]
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. .
{
using carrier sensing, e.g. as in CSMA
}
. . .
{
carrier sensing with collision avoidance
}
. . .
{
carrier sensing with collision detection
}
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. .
{
using a random access procedure
}
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. . .
{
with collision treatment
}
. . . .
{
collision avoidance
}
. . . .
{
collision detection
}
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. .
{
using a dedicated channel for access
}
. . .
{
with assigned priorities based access
}
. . .
{
for un-synchronized access
}
. . .
{
for synchronized access
}
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Connection management, e.g. connection set-up, manipulation or release
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.
{
for selective distribution or broadcast
}
. .
{
for Push-to-Talk or Push-on-Call services
}
.
{
for emergency connection handling
}
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.
Connection set-up
. .
{
Allocation or use of connection identifiers
}
. .
{
Set-up of transport tunnels
}
. .
{
Direct mode set-up
}
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. .
{
Set-up of multiple wireless link connections
}
. . .
{
involving adjacent core network technologies
}
. .
{
Management of set-up rejection or failure
}
. .
{
Connection re-establishment
}
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.
Connection manipulation
. .
{
Manipulation of transport tunnels
}
. .
{
Direct mode connection manipulation
}
. .
{
Maintenance of an established connection
}
. .
{
Transitions among RRC [Radio Resource Control
}
states]
. .
{
Discontinuous transmission or reception [DTX, DRX
}
]
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.
Connection release
. .
{
Release of transport tunnels
}
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. .
{
Selective release of ongoing connections
}
. . .
{
for the purpose of reassigning the resources associated with the released connections
}
. .
{
Connection release triggered by timers
}
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Wireless network protocols or protocol adaptations to wireless operation, e.g. WAP [Wireless Application Protocol]
H04W 80/02
.
Data link layer protocols
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H04W 80/04
.
Network layer protocols, e.g. mobile IP [Internet Protocol]
WARNING
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H04W 80/045
. .
involving different protocol versions, e.g. MIPv4 and MIPv6
WARNING
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This group is used only for indicating additional information when it is of interest for search

H04W 80/06
.
Transport layer protocols, e.g. TCP [Transport Control Protocol] over wireless(
{
( transmission control protocol/Internet protocol [TCP/IP )
}
or user datagram protocol [UDP] H04L 69/16 )
]
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H04W 80/08
.
Upper layer protocols
{
( network arrangements or communication protocols for networked applications H04L 67/00 )
}
H04W 80/085
. .
involving different upper layer protocol versions, e.g. LCS - SUPL or WSN-SOA-WSDP
H04W 80/10
. .
adapted for
{
application
}
session management, e.g. SIP [Session Initiation Protocol]
{
( connection management H04W 76/00 ; arrangements for session management H04L 67/14 )
}
H04W 80/12
. .
Application layer protocols, e.g. WAP
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Network topologies
NOTE
-
In this group, local priority rules supersede the first-place priority rule (FPPR) applying throughout H04W

.
{
Moving wireless networks
}
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.
Hierarchical pre-organized networks, e.g. paging networks, cellular networks, WLAN [Wireless Local Area Network] or WLL [Wireless Local Loop]
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H04W 84/022
. .
{
One-way selective calling networks, e.g. wide area paging
}
H04W 84/025
. . .
{
with acknowledge back capability
}
. . .
{
providing paging services
}
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. .
Large scale networks ; Deep hierarchical networks
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H04W 84/042
. . .
{
Public Land Mobile systems, e.g. cellular systems
}
. . . .
{
using private Base Stations, e.g. femto Base Stations, home Node B
}
. . . .
{
using dedicated repeater stations
}
. . .
Airborne or Satellite Networks
. . .
Trunked mobile radio systems
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. .
Small scale networks ; Flat hierarchical networks
. . .
{
PBS [Private Base Station
}
network( H04W 84/12 to H04W 84/16 take precedence )]
H04W 84/12
. . .
WLAN [Wireless Local Area Networks]
. . .
WLL [Wireless Local Loop] ; RLL [Radio Local Loop]
. . .
WPBX [Wireless Private Branch Exchange]
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.
Self-organizing networks, e.g. ad-hoc networks or sensor networks
. .
Master-slave
{
selection or change
}
arrangements
. .
with access to wired networks
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Devices specially adapted for wireless communication networks, e.g. terminals, base stations or access point devices
.
{
Data network PoA devices
}
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.
Terminal devices
H04W 88/021
. .
{
adapted for Wireless Local Loop operation
}
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H04W 88/022
. .
{
Selective call receivers
}
H04W 88/023
. . .
{
with message or information receiving capability
}
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. . .
{
Selective call decoders
}
H04W 88/026
. . . .
{
using digital address codes
}
H04W 88/027
. . . .
{
using frequency address codes
}
H04W 88/028
. . . .
{
using pulse address codes
}
. .
adapted for relaying to or from another terminal or user
. .
adapted for operation in multiple networks
{
or having at least two operational modes
}
, e.g. multi-mode terminals
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.
Access point devices
. .
{
Access point devices with remote components
}
. .
adapted for operation in multiple networks, e.g. multi-mode access points
.
Access point controller devices
.
Backbone network devices
.
Gateway arrangements
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.
Service Support ; Network management devices
. .
{
Transcoding devices; Rate adaptation devices
}
H04W 88/182
. .
{
Network node acting on behalf of an other network entity, e.g. proxy
}
H04W 88/184
. .
{
Messaging devices, e.g. message centre
}
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. .
{
Selective call encoders for paging networks, e.g. paging centre devices
}
H04W 88/187
. . .
{
using digital or pulse address codes
}
H04W 88/188
. . .
{
using frequency address codes
}
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Interfaces specially adapted for wireless communication networks
.
Inter-networking arrangements
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.
Interfaces between hierarchically different network devices
. .
{
between access point and backbone network device
}
. .
between gateways and public network devices
. .
between user and terminal device
. .
between terminal device and access point, i.e. wireless air interface
. .
between access points and access point controllers
. .
between access point controllers and backbone network device N0801]
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.
Interfaces between hierarchically similar devices
H04W 92/18
. .
between terminal devices
. .
between access points
H04W 92/22
. .
between access point controllers
. .
between backbone network devices
H04W 99/00
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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