Data transmission method and data re-transmission method

  • US 7,869,396 B2
  • Filed: 01/03/2007
  • Issued: 01/11/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/05/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of performing automatic repeat request (ARQ) in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a receiver and comprising:

  • detecting whether at least one data block to be received from a transmitter is missed;

    starting a timer when the at least one data block is detected as missed;

    stopping the timer when the at least one data block is received from the transmitter while the timer is running, in order to prevent a triggering of a status report before the timer expires; and

    transmitting the status report to the transmitter after the timer expires, wherein the status report comprises a positive acknowledgement indicating receipt of at least one received data block.

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