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Method and apparatus for efficient scheduling of multithreaded programs

Method for simultaneous scheduling of processes and offloading computation on many-core coprocessors

Instruction scheduling for a multi-strand out-of-order processor

Date/App# patent app List of recent Scheduling-related patents
07/24/14
20140208331
 Methods of processing core selection for applications on manycore processors patent thumbnailMethods of processing core selection for applications on manycore processors
A runtime method is disclosed that dynamically sets up core containers and thread-to-core affinity for processes running on manycore coprocessors. The method is completely transparent to user applications and incurs low runtime overhead.
07/24/14
20140208330
 Method and apparatus for efficient scheduling of multithreaded programs patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for efficient scheduling of multithreaded programs
In general, the invention relates to a non-transitory computer readable medium comprising instructions, which when executed by a processor perform a method. The method includes obtaining lock overhead times for a plurality of threads, generating a set of thread groups, wherein each of the plurality of threads is assigned to one of the plurality of thread groups based on the lock overhead times, allocating at least one core of a multi-core system to each of the plurality of thread groups, and assigning a time-quantum for each of the plurality of thread groups, wherein the time-quantum for each of the plurality of thread groups corresponds to an amount of time that threads in each of the plurality of thread groups can execute on the at least one allocated core..
07/24/14
20140208327
 Method for simultaneous scheduling of processes and offloading computation on many-core coprocessors patent thumbnailMethod for simultaneous scheduling of processes and offloading computation on many-core coprocessors
A method is disclosed to manage a multi-processor system with one or more manycore devices, by managing real-time bag-of-tasks applications for a cluster, wherein each task runs on a single server node, and uses the offload programming model, and wherein each task has a deadline and three specific resource requirements: total processing time, a certain number of manycore devices and peak memory on each device; when a new task arrives, querying each node scheduler to determine which node can best accept the task and each node scheduler responds with an estimated completion time and a confidence level, wherein the node schedulers use an urgency-based heuristic to schedule each task and its offloads; responding to an accept/reject query phase, wherein the cluster scheduler send the task requirements to each node and queries if the node can accept the task with an estimated completion time and confidence level; and scheduling tasks and offloads using a aging and urgency-based heuristic, wherein the aging guarantees fairness, and the urgency prioritizes tasks and offloads so that maximal deadlines are met.. .
07/24/14
20140208074
 Instruction scheduling for a multi-strand out-of-order processor patent thumbnailInstruction scheduling for a multi-strand out-of-order processor
In one embodiment, a multi-strand system with a pipeline includes a front-end unit, an instruction scheduling unit (isu), and a back-end unit. The front-end unit performs an out-of-order fetch of interdependent instructions queued using a front-end buffer.
07/24/14
20140208072
 User-level manager to handle multi-processing on many-core coprocessor-based systems patent thumbnailUser-level manager to handle multi-processing on many-core coprocessor-based systems
A method is disclosed to manage a multi-processor system with one or more multiple-core coprocessors by intercepting coprocessor offload infrastructure application program interface (api) calls; scheduling user processes to run on one of the coprocessors; scheduling offloads within user processes to run on one of the coprocessors; and affinitizing offloads to predetermined cores within one of the coprocessors by selecting and allocating cores to an offload, and obtaining a thread-to-core mapping from a user.. .
07/24/14
20140207652
 Method, apparatus and article-of-manufacture for managing and supporting initial public offerings and other financial issues patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus and article-of-manufacture for managing and supporting initial public offerings and other financial issues
The present invention relates generally to the field of computer-assisted business methods, and to system and articles-of-manufacture for implementing such methods. More particularly, the invention relates to computer-based methods, apparatus and articles-of-manufacture for supporting the coordination, communication, record-keeping, accounting, security and scheduling needs for the syndicate associated with an initial public offering (“ipo”) or other new financial issue.
07/24/14
20140207608
 System of providing an enhanced salon experience patent thumbnailSystem of providing an enhanced salon experience
The system, utilizing a computer and network, stores and sorts various hair styling data and determines the best hair cut, color and style for a hair salon customer, based upon the inputted information and characteristics and the desires of the hair salon customer. Data inputted includes information relating to hair styles, hair color and texture, hair types, and characteristics of salon clients, such as hair type, head structure, hair color and texture, and appearance characteristics.
07/24/14
20140207554
 Online reward point exchange method and system with price, redemption and transacted value discount scheduling patent thumbnailOnline reward point exchange method and system with price, redemption and transacted value discount scheduling
An online reward exchange system and method of operation, which includes an exchange computer that interoperates via a computer network with user computers, reward point issuer computers, and merchant computers. The merchants' products may be purchased by a user by requesting an issuer(s) to redeem reward points in exchange for payment to the merchant for the product.
07/24/14
20140207511
 System and method for providing temporary and limited grants of calendar access patent thumbnailSystem and method for providing temporary and limited grants of calendar access
A system and method for providing temporary and limited grants of calendar access is provided. An invitee or its proxy may provide an event planner or time broker with a particular grant of calendar access comprising a date range, particular days of the week, and a particular time interval.
07/24/14
20140207510
 Reducing meeting travel patent thumbnailReducing meeting travel
A computing device retrieves meeting data from an electronic scheduling system. The meeting data includes a plurality of meetings, each of which is associated with a meeting location in a building including a plurality of floors and at least one elevator, a period of time, and one or more participants.
07/24/14
20140207509
Optimized online marketing and scheduling systems and methods that are based on driving demand for services
In some aspects, the disclosure is directed to methods and systems for driving demand for services. An appointment platform operating on a server may identify, based on an appointment inventory of a service provider, an open appointment to be filled.
07/24/14
20140206387
Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information
Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information.
07/24/14
20140206377
Inter-operator spectrum sharing control, inter-operator interference coordination method, and radio resource scheduling in wireless communication systems
An inter-operator radio resource sharing method for sharing radio resources between two or more radio communication systems each controlled by a respective operator and configured to control respective proprietary radio resources and to provide respective served user equipments with radio communication services. The inter-operator radio resource sharing method: determines, by each radio communication system, a bandwidth of respective shared radio resources belonging to the respective proprietary radio resources based on a traffic load related to guaranteed-quality radio communication services requested by the respective served user equipments; signals, by each radio communication system, the respective shared radio resources to other radio communication systems; and provides, by each radio communication system, the respective served user equipments with the radio communication services on the respective proprietary radio resources and on the shared radio resources signalled by other radio communication systems..
07/24/14
20140204898
Fast device discovery for device to device communication
A fast device discovery protocol with a high success rate for device-to-device (d2d) communication in lte-a networks is proposed. With the proposed protocol, device discovery is done by monitoring a randomly transmitted beacon from other devices within a pre-defined period.
07/24/14
20140204865
Exploiting hybrid-channel information for downlink multi-user scheduling
A method for determining an optimal network utilization maximization in a communication system with wireless links in which current and coarse channel state information csi is available from all users, along with a limited amount of fine csi by way of a frame based entails a scheduling and feedback under which a virtual queue is associated with each user with virtual rates being determined at start of each frame and policy of each frame being determined by solving a decision process.. .
07/24/14
20140204843
Reliable pdsch decoding on cross-scheduled carrier during random access procedure
In an lte network (10) employing carrier aggregation, a cross-scheduled ue (16) may initiate a random access procedure on a secondary component carrier (scc) by transmitting a random preamble on the ul scc prach. Contrary to normal cross-scheduling procedure—in which the ue (16) reads pdcch on pcc and pdsch on scc using a provisioned pdsch-start parameter—the ue (16) reads pcfich directly on the dl scc to obtain the cfi.
07/24/14
20140204821
Method for transceiving data on basis of service period scheduling in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same
Provided is a method for transceiving data in a wireless lan system on the basis of station (sta)-based service period scheduling. The method comprises entering an awake state, configuring a service period for transceiving an access point (ap) and data, transceiving the ap and the data during the service period, and entering a doze state when the service period ends..
07/24/14
20140204813
Method and apparatus for transceiving signals
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method and to an apparatus for the method, wherein the method is configured such that a base station, in which cross-carrier scheduling through a first component carrier (cc) is set, transmits a downlink signal in a tdd wireless communication system in which the first cc and a second cc are aggregated, wherein the method comprises a step of transmitting a control channel signal during a specific subframe timing during which the second cc is set as a downlink.
07/24/14
20140204770
Methods and apparatus for device scheduling
Systems and techniques for crosstalk estimation. One or more user devices feed back preceding matrix indicator rank information to one or more base stations, which generated channel state information reference sources, at least one of which includes weightings based on the preceding matrix indicator rank information.
07/24/14
20140204741
Base station and radio communication method
A base station 100 includes: a parameter control unit 103 configured to select either a normal control parameter used during normal time or an emergency control parameter used during an emergency where the number of voice calls to be handled increases from the number during normal time; and a scheduling unit 105 configured to schedule a pdsch for a mobile station 200a based on either the normal control parameter or the emergency control parameter selected by the parameter control unit 103. The normal and emergency control parameters allow the number of voice calls processable by the base station 100 to change, and the emergency control parameter increases the number of processable voice calls to a number larger than that of the normal control parameter..
07/24/14
20140204103
Data processing system and method for task scheduling in a data processing system
A data processing system comprises a task scheduling device arranged to schedule a plurality of tasks; and a plurality of processing units, at least some of which being adapted to execute one or more assigned tasks of the plurality of tasks and, for each assigned task, to provide to the task scheduling device at least a task status event which indicates when an execution of the assigned task is finished; wherein the task scheduling device comprises a task scheduler controller unit arranged to assign one or more of the plurality of tasks, each to a corresponding one of the processing units being adapted to execute the assigned task, in response to receiving one or more of the task status events associated with one or more previously assigned tasks.. .
07/17/14
20140201785
Method and apparatus for alternate content scheduling on mobile devices
Alternate digital content is inserted into mobile devices with a method and apparatus that comprises an alternate content scheduler, an alternate content reporter, and a micro-splicer. The alternate content scheduler further comprises a mobile network interface for interaction with a mobile data and broadcast network, a micro-splicer interface for interfacing with a micro-splicer, a rulebook that is shared with the network which provides the rules for alternate content scheduling, a preference provisioning module comprising an alternate content scheduler library for storing user or network preferences, a scheduler for providing tight synchronization between original program content and alternate content, and a metric recording interface to an alternate content reporter.
07/17/14
20140201761
Context switching with offload processors
A method for context switching of multiple offload processors is disclosed. The method can include receiving network packets for processing through a memory bus connected socket, organizing the network packets into multiple sessions for processing, suspending processing of at least one session by reading a cache state of at least one of the offload processor into a context memory by operation of a scheduling circuit, with virtual memory locations and physical cache locations being aligned, and subsequently directing transfer of the cache state to at least one of the offload processors for processing by operation of the scheduling circuit..
07/17/14
20140201753
Scheduling mapreduce jobs in a cluster of dynamically available servers
There is provided a method, a system and a computer program product for improving performance and fairness in sharing a cluster of dynamically available computing resources among multiple jobs. The system collects at least one parameter associated with availability of a plurality of computing resources.
07/17/14
20140201752
Multi-tenant license enforcement across job requests
Scheduling job request submitted by multiple tenants in a manner that honors multiple software license agreements for the multiple tenants. A queue persistently stores job requests that await scheduling.
07/17/14
20140201481
Domain protection and virtualization for sata
Various aspects provide for a hardware sata virtualization system without the need for backend and frontend drivers and native device drivers. A lightweight sata virtualization handler can run on a specialized co-processor and manage requests enqueued by individual vms.
07/17/14
20140201461
Context switching with offload processors
A method for context switching of multiple offload processors coupled to receive data for processing over a memory bus is disclosed. The method can include directing storage of a cache state, via a bulk read from a cache of at least one of a plurality of offload processors into a context memory, by operation of a scheduling circuit, with any virtual and physical memory locations of the cache state being aligned, and subsequently directing transfer of the cache state to at least one of the offload processors for processing, by operation of the scheduling circuit..
07/17/14
20140201453
Context switching with offload processors
A context switching cache system is disclosed. The system can include a plurality of offload processors connected to a memory bus, each offload processor having a cache with an associated cache state, a context memory coupled to the offload processors, and a scheduling circuit configured to direct transfer of a cache state between at least one of the offload processors and the context memory..
07/17/14
20140201417
Offload processor modules for connection to system memory, and corresponding methods and systems
A system can include a host processor connected to memory via a system memory bus; and at least one offload processor module, including at least one offload processor mounted on the offload processor module, and configured to execute operations on data received over the system memory bus, and to output context data to memory, and read context data from the memory, and hardware scheduling logic mounted on the module and configured to control operations of the at least one offload processor.. .
07/17/14
20140201409
Offload processor modules for connection to system memory, and corresponding methods and systems
A processor module can include an in-line module connector configured to physically connect to an in-line memory slot of a system memory bus; a data interface configured to receive write data from the system memory bus, via the in-line module connector, and according to a predetermined protocol; and at least one offload processor configured to process the write data according to instruction data within the write data; and wherein hardware scheduling logic mounted in the processor module include an arbiter that arbitrates between conflicting data access requirements within the processor module, and a scheduler to order computing tasks, both arbiter and scheduler being mounted on the in-line module and configured to control operations of the at least one offload processor.. .
07/17/14
20140201408
Offload processor modules for connection to system memory, and corresponding methods and systems
A system can include at least one processor module, including an in-line module connector configured to physically connect the processor module to at least one in-line memory slot of a system memory bus; at least one memory; at least one offload processor mounted on the module, and configured to execute operations on data received over the system memory bus, and to output context data to the memory, and read context data from the memory; and hardware scheduling logic including an arbiter that arbitrates between conflicting data access requirements within the processor module, and a scheduler to order computing tasks, both arbiter and scheduler being mounted on the module and configured to control operations of the at least one processor.. .
07/17/14
20140201402
Context switching with offload processors
A memory bus connected module with context switching capability is described. The module can include a memory bus connection compatible with a memory bus socket, a plurality of offload processors attached to the module and connected to a memory bus, with each offload processor having a cache with an associated cache state, a context memory attached to the module and connected to the offload processors, and a scheduling circuit configured to direct a transfer of a cache state between at least one of the offload processors and the context memory..
07/17/14
20140201274
Cyber or real community scheduler system and scheduling method in cyber or real community
Disclosed are a cyber or real community scheduler system and a scheduling method in a cyber or real community which can automatically implement meeting scheduling in a cyber or real community. A cyber or real community scheduler system includes a member information management server for distinguishing a plurality of cyber or real communities established in an sns site from one another and managing and storing information on members of the cyber or real communities and an sns server for providing sns to the members of each of the cyber or real communities based on the information on the members of the cyber or real communities..
07/17/14
20140201089
Communications systems and methods
Various aspects of a method and system for electronics lifetime wear monitoring are provided. Various aspects of a method and system for scheduling various maintenance-related activities based, at least in part, on circuit monitoring are also provided..
07/17/14
20140200944
Automation of meeting scheduling and task list access permissions within a meeting series
A computer software for managing electronic meetings. The meeting management system includes a meeting series feature.
07/17/14
20140200943
Electronic calendar scheduling
A computer sends a binary representation of a request for a meeting to end-users. The computer generates one or more lists, wherein each of the lists includes electronic calendar time slots during which at least one of the plurality of end-users is able to attend the meeting.
07/17/14
20140200940
Automated meeting time availability searching and rescheduling of meetings
Presented herein are techniques for automatically rescheduling one or more meetings in order to make a time slot available for scheduling of a meeting, e.g., a high priority urgent meeting. At a server that manages calendars for a plurality of users, a request is received to schedule a meeting between a first user and one or more other users.
07/17/14
20140200905
Method and system for template proposals
A method and system comprise communicating with a host computer system via a network connection. The host computer system is configured to present a list of healthcare customers agreeing to receive a proposal for healthcare products or services, accept and review the proposal, and schedule an appointment with a vendor sending the proposal.
07/17/14
20140200021
Interference processing method and device
Embodiments of the present invention provide an interference processing method and device. A user equipment receives a notification message sent by a network side.
07/17/14
20140199070
Frame scheduling for channel bonding
In a method of scheduling frames, a first channel of a plurality of channels is selected for a first frame. The first frame is sent across a media-independent interface to a physical-layer device for transmission on the first channel.
07/17/14
20140198870
Feedback scheduling to reduce feedback rates in mimo systems
In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based feedback control mechanism is provided where feedback from each of a plurality of receivers is scheduled to control the feedback so that the receiving devices do not needlessly feed back precoding information to the transmitting device. The feedback may be controlled by establishing and distributing a schedule to control when each receiver feeds back precoding information, or by establishing and distributing a metric-based feedback threshold that must be satisfied before feedback is permitted..
07/17/14
20140198803
Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A memory bus connected module for scheduling services for network packet processing is disclosed. The module can include a memory bus connection, a scheduling circuit configured to reorder network packets received from the memory bus connection and place the reordered network packets into multiple input/output queues, and multiple offload processors connected to the memory bus connection, each offload processor configured to modify network packets in the multiple input/output queues..
07/17/14
20140198799
Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A method for providing scheduling services for network packet processing using a memory bus connected module is disclosed. The method can include transferring network packets to the module through a memory bus connection, reordering network packets received from the memory bus connection with a scheduling circuit and placing the reordered network packets into multiple input/output queues, and modifying reordered network packets placed into multiple input/output queues using multiple offload processors connected to the memory bus..
07/17/14
20140198766
Methods and nodes for coordinating uplink transmissions in a wireless communication network
Methods and nodes for coordinating uplink transmissions in a victim cell and in an aggressor cell. The uplink transmissions in the aggressor cell potentially cause interference at a victim radio node receiving or measuring uplink signals transmitted in the victim cell.
07/17/14
20140198748
Method and apparatus for performing random access in wireless communication system
Provided are a method and an apparatus for performing random access in a wireless communication system. A terminal receives from a base station a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) indication, which indicates an initiation of the random access with respect to a secondary cell (scell), based on whether a cross-carrier scheduling is supported by the scell; transmits a physical random access channel (prach) preamble to the base station through the scell; and transmits a rach response as a response to the prach preamble, based on whether the scell supports the cross-carrier scheduling, wherein the scell and a primary cell (pcell) comprises a carrier aggregation (ca) system, the pcell is a cell from which the terminal performs radio resource control (rrc) connection with the base station, and wherein the scell is at least one cell from residual cells in the carrier aggregation excluding the pcell..
07/17/14
20140198743
Radio communication system, base station device, mobile station device, radio communication method, and integrated circuit
In a radio communication system in which a mobile station device and a base station device communicate with each other, power of a signal from the mobile station device to the base station device is efficiently controlled. When a finally received dci format for pusch is a dci format 0 or a dci format 4 in which two transport blocks are enabled, a scheduling unit (1013) notifies, to a transmission power control unit (1015), that δpower-offset is 0.
07/17/14
20140198736
Management of wireless communications using information relating to scheduling request performance
Methods, systems, and devices for managing wireless communications are described. In one embodiment, information relating to a scheduling request performance of a first set of one or more user equipments (ues) may be compiled, and at least a subset of the information may be transmitted to trigger an identification of an adjustment of an uplink power control setting of a second set of one or more ues.
07/17/14
20140198699
Reducing power consumption in voice over lte terminals using semi persistent scheduling in connected discontinuous reception mode
A connection with a network that includes a base station (bs) may be established by a user device (ue) via a wireless connection, for conducting communications using semi persistent scheduling (sps) in a connected discontinuous reception (c-drx) mode. The sps transmit periodicity may be adjusted with respect to the sps activation command and the sps interval ul (for uplink).
07/17/14
20140198678
Method and apparatus for controlling interference in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for controlling interference in a wireless communication system are disclosed. A method for measuring inter-cell interference by a pico enb in a wireless communication system includes: receiving transmission information of a dummy signal to be transmitted on at least one candidate carrier from a neighbor pico enb; scheduling at least one user equipment (ue) served by the pico enb to measure the dummy signal based on the transmission information; receiving a measurement value of the dummy signal from the at least one ue; and transmitting a measurement report of the dummy signal based on the measurement value to the neighbor pico enb, wherein the dummy signal transmission information is specified for each of a plurality of subframe sets of the at least one candidate carrier..
07/17/14
20140198663
Methods and apparatus for power efficient operation of lte based machine type communications
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for power efficient operation of lte mtc. A method is provided wireless communications by a user equipment (ue).
07/17/14
20140198653
Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A method for scheduling packet processing is disclosed. The method can include classifying network packets based on session metadata and placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, with network packets transported to a classification circuit using a memory bus having a defined memory transport protocol, reordering network packets received from the first multiple input/output queues using a scheduling circuit and placing the reordered network packets into a second multiple input/output queues, directing network packets received from the scheduling circuit through the second multiple input/output queues to multiple output ports using an arbitration circuit, and modifying network packets using multiple offload processors, each offload processor coupled to at least one of the multiple output ports, the offload processors configured to direct modified network packets back to the memory bus..
07/17/14
20140198652
Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A scheduling system for a packet processing system is disclosed. The system can include a classification circuit connected to a memory bus and configurable to classify network packets, placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, a scheduling circuit for reordering the network packets received from the classification circuit through the first multiple input/output queues and placing the reordered network packets into second multiple input/output queues, an arbitration circuit for directing network packets received from the scheduling circuit through the second multiple input/output queues to multiple output ports, and multiple offload processors, each coupled to at least one of the multiple output ports, the offload processors configured to modify the network packets..
07/17/14
20140198224
Server and method of controlling the same
A method for controlling a server connected to a photographing apparatus is provided. The control method includes receiving status information of the photographing apparatus from the photographing apparatus, searching a schedule for using the photographing apparatus from pre-stored scheduling information, determining whether the searched schedule and the status information of the photographing apparatus satisfy preset conditions, respectively, and transmitting notification information to a user terminal apparatus when the conditions are satisfied..
07/10/14
20140196065
Mobile video streaming enhancement in a network coding-capable wireless network
A method of mobile video streaming according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes three parts. The first part is for ap to measure the information of all clients such as etx (expected transmission count metric) and rssi (receive signal strength indicator) periodically for long-term channel quality and mobility patterns of each client.
07/10/14
20140196046
Scheduling and/or organizing task execution for a target computing platform
Techniques are generally described relating to methods, apparatuses and articles of manufactures for scheduling and/or organizing execution of tasks on a computing platform. In various embodiments, the method may include identifying successively one or more critical time intervals, and scheduling and/or organizing task execution for each of the one or more identified critical time intervals.
07/10/14
20140195843
Method and system for battery power saving
The present disclosure provides a method and system for saving battery power. The method comprises: determining whether a new program has been initiated by a user and, when a new program has been initiated by the user, storing the new program initiated by the user in a history database; determining whether the user is connected to a network and, when the user is connected to a network, storing a network connection record of the user in the history database; determining whether a battery level triggers a dynamic power saving schedule and, when the battery level triggers the dynamic power saving schedule, performing the power saving schedule using a power saving scheduling engine; and determining whether a screen being turned off triggers a dynamic network schedule and, when the screen being turned off triggers the dynamic network schedule, performing the network schedule using a network scheduling engine.
07/10/14
20140195788
Reducing instruction miss penalties in applications
Embodiments include systems and methods for reducing instruction cache miss penalties during application execution. Application code is profiled to determine “hot” code regions likely to experience instruction cache miss penalties.
07/10/14
20140195612
Queue-based adaptive chunk scheduling for peer-to-peer live streaming
A method and apparatus are described for scheduling content delivery in a peer-to-peer network, including receiving a message from a peer, classifying the received message, storing the classified message in one of a plurality of queues based on the classification, generating responses to messages based on a priority of the queue in which the classified message is stored and transmitting content to all peers in the peer-to-peer network. Also described are a method and apparatus for scheduling content delivery in a peer-to-peer network, including receiving one of a message and content from one of a content source server and a peer, classifying the received message, storing the classified message in one of a plurality of queues based on the classification, storing the received content, generating responses to messages based on a priority of the queue in which the classified message is stored and transmitting content to all other peers in the peer-to-peer network..
07/10/14
20140195456
Notification systems and methods that permit change of quantity for delivery and/or pickup of goods and/or services
Systems and methods are disclosed for automated computer-based notification systems. A representative method, among others that are disclosed herein, can be broadly summarized by the following steps: permitting a first one or more data transfers with a first personal communications device (pcd) for scheduling an order relating to arrival or departure of a mobile thing (mt) at a stop location and to pickup or delivery of a good or service at the stop location; during the first one or more data transfers, requesting and permitting input or selection of quantity information relating to the good and/or service; causing initiation of a second one or more data transfers with the first pcd or a second pcd designated during the first one or more data transfers, prior to completion of the pickup or delivery of the good or service at the stop location; during the second one or more data transfers, permitting a change to the quantity information of the good or service associated with the order that was established during the first one or more data transfers; and permitting the mt to arrive at or depart from the stop location to permit pickup or delivery of the good or service in accordance with the changed quantity information established during the second one or more data transfers.
07/10/14
20140195452
Notification systems and methods that permit change of time information for delivery and/or pickup of goods and/or services
Systems and methods are disclosed for automated computer-based notification systems. A representative method, among others that are disclosed herein, can be broadly summarized by the following steps: engaging in a first one or more data transfers with a first personal communications device (pcd) for scheduling an order relating to arrival or departure of a mobile thing (mt) at a stop location and to pickup or delivery of a good or service at the stop location; during the first one or more data transfers, requesting and permitting input or selection of time information relating to the pickup and/or delivery of the good and/or service at the stop location; permitting the mt to arrive at or depart from the stop location based upon the input or selection of the time information; causing initiation of a second one or more data transfers with the first pcd or a second pcd designated during the first one or more data transfers, prior to expiration of the time information related to the pickup or delivery of the good or service at the stop location; and during the second one or more data transfers, permitting a change to the time information associated with the order that was established during the first one or more data transfers; and permitting the mt to arrive at or depart from the stop location at a later time based upon the change in the time information that was established during the second one or more data transfers.
07/10/14
20140195291
Methods, systems, and computer program products for schedule management based on locations of wireless devices
A method for managing appointments using a wireless device includes receiving scheduling data for a future appointment including a time associated with the future appointment. A current location of the wireless device is determined, and a reminder for the future appointment is provided at a time prior to the future appointment based on the current location of the wireless device.
07/10/14
20140195034
Coil scheduling method and system for electrogalvanizing line in steel industry
A coil scheduling system and a method for electrogalvanizing line in steel industry are disclosed. In addition to considering the minimum changeover of physical parameters such as post-processing mode, width, thickness between every two adjacent steel coils, the method of the present invention further considers the influence of selecting coils on the production system stability due to the changeover of post-processing mode, width and thickness, and, thereby less adjusting the production equipment.
07/10/14
20140192819
Packet exchanging device, transmission apparatus, and packet scheduling method
A packet exchanging device includes queues each configured to accumulate one or more packets, a scheduler unit configured to give a certain permissible reading amount indicating amounts of data of readable packets to each of the queues, and a reading processing unit configured to read the one or more packets from the queues by the permissible reading amount in an order in which a reading condition regarding the permissible reading amount for each queue and an amount of data in the one or more packets accumulated in each queue is satisfied.. .
07/10/14
20140192778
Node b and rnc actions during a serving hsdpa cell change
An apparatus and method in accordance with the present invention reduce the amount of data that is stalled in a source node b after a serving hs-dsch cell change in a communication system that includes a serving rnc and at least one node b. In a first embodiment, the rnc temporarily suspends data transmissions from the rnc to the node b.
07/10/14
20140192769
Joint scheduling method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention provide a joint scheduling method and apparatus. The method of the present invention is as follows: judging whether a comp user equipment exists in user equipments that wait to be scheduled in a sector that participates in joint scheduling; scheduling, if a comp user equipment exists in user equipments that wait to be scheduled, the comp user equipment that waits to be scheduled and assigning comp frequency band resources to the scheduled comp user equipment according to a size of frequency band resources required by the scheduled comp user equipment, where the comp frequency band resources are partial frequency band resources allocated from frequency band resources of the sector that participates in joint scheduling and are preferentially used by the comp user equipment.
07/10/14
20140192763
Collision resolution for pucch scheduling requests
Collision mitigation for scheduling requests, srs, on the physical uplink control channel, pucch, in long term evolution, lte, radiocommunication systems is described. Various types of sr collision mitigation information can be transmitted from a base station enodeb (32) to a user equipment, ue(36).
07/10/14
20140192759
Method of indicating a control channel in a wireless access system, base station for the same and user equipment for the same
Disclosed are a method of transmitting a control channel in a wireless access system and a base station for the same. In transmitting a control channel of a 1st base station in a wireless communication system, the present invention includes receiving e-pdcch (enhanced-physical downlink control channel) including a downlink scheduling information in a data region from a 2nd base station, assigning e-pdcch including a downlink scheduling information of the 1st base station to the data region based on the downlink scheduling information received from the 2nd base station, and transmitting the downlink scheduling information of the 1st base station to the 2nd base station..
07/10/14
20140192744
Method and apparatus for coordinated multi-node transmission
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for coordinated multi-node transmission the method includes: acquiring, by a user equipment, channel state indicator information of each coordinating node; feeding back, by the user equipment, all information or a part of information in the acquired channel state indicator information to a base station, so that each coordinating node performs, according to the channel state indicator information that has been fed back, scheduling on the user equipment and/or one or more other user equipments served by each coordinating node; and if the user equipment is scheduled, receiving, by the user equipment, scheduling result notification information sent by the base station, and receiving, by the user equipment according to the scheduling result notification information, data transmitted by a base station that corresponds to a coordinating node serving the user equipment. The present invention is applicable to a radio communications system..
07/10/14
20140192734
Methods to support inter-enodeb comp
A method of executing inter-enb comp jt between a comp ue and multiple comp enbs is disclosed. A first comp enb constructs a first set of dynamic control information (dci).
07/10/14
20140192704
Method and apparatus for indicating downlink channel measurement and method and apparatus performing downlink channel measurement in a relaying system
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for indicating downlink channel measurement and a method and apparatus for performing channel measurement. The method for indicating downlink channel measurement comprises: receiving information on interferes of a user equipment; generating, based on downlink subframe configuration information, a downlink channel measurement indication for each of possible combinations of the interferers, wherein the channel measurement indication is adapted to indicate a subframe group to be measured by a user equipment; and sending the downlink channel measurement indication to the user equipment so as to indicate the user equipment to perform corresponding downlink channel measurement.
07/10/14
20140192661
Schedule rate of synchronization channel (sch) base station identity code (bsic)
The scheduling rate of the synchronization channel (sch) base station identity code (bsic) is adapted based on target cell signal metric such as, the signal quality and/or signal strength. The scheduling rate is decreased when the target cell metric is below a first threshold value and is increased when the target cell metric is above a second threshold value.
07/10/14
20140192650
Wireless network encoding management method and system
A wireless network encoding management method and device. The method includes: determining whether a network infrastructure allows inter-network wireless network encoding; if the inter-network wireless network encoding is allowed, selecting, from neighboring networks of the network infrastructure, a node capable of forming an inter-network wireless network encoding group; and forming the inter-network wireless network encoding group and performing a scheduling design.
07/10/14
20140192132
Automated scheduling of inmate visits
Processes, systems, and devices for the automated scheduling of visits with persons having limited access to communications or limited ability to travel are provided. This involves the receipt of a machine-readable visit request.


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