Patent Number: 7,826,489

Title: Method and apparatus for improved estimation of selective channels in an OFDMA system with dedicated pilot tones

Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus of channel estimation for a wireless communication system. Dedicated pilot symbols transmitted over at least one time-frequency region for at least one user are received. Channel parameters are estimated for the at least one time-frequency region based on the received dedicated pilot symbols.

Inventors: Buidanu; Petru Cristian (San Diego, CA), Gorokhov; Alexei (San Diego, CA), Gore; Dhananjay A. (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated

International Classification: H04J 3/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00