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1. (WO2019030431) HIGH RELIABLE LOW LATENCY DATA TRANSMISSION USING GRANT-LESS UPLINK TRANSMISSION FORMAT ON SCHEDULED PUSCH RESOURCES
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CLAIMS

1. A method, comprising:

receiving at a user equipment an indication of a scheduled resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment;

determining that a high reliability low latency communication is to be transmitted by the user equipment; and

based on the determining, prioritizing a transmission of the high reliability low latency communication on the scheduled resource of the uplink shared channel using a selected transport format to encode the high reliability low latency communication.

2. The method of claim 1 , wherein the indication is received in an uplink grant.

3. The method according to any one of claims 1 or 2, wherein the high reliability low latency communication by the user equipment applies a grant-less uplink transport format.

4. The method of claim 2, wherein the uplink grant is allocating scheduling resources for the uplink shared channel transmission.

5. The method of claim 3, wherein the prioritizing comprises:

preparing the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to be transmitted on the scheduled uplink shared channel resource.

6. The method according to any one of claims 1 or 2, wherein the selected transport format comprises a grant-less uplink transport format.

7. The method of claim 6, wherein the transmission of the high reliability low latency communication includes GUL uplink control information based on a use of the grant-less uplink transport format.

8. The method of claim 3, wherein a grant-less uplink transport format is defined based on a single configured format or alternatively selected by the apparatus from the set of more than one configured grant-less uplink transmissions formats.

9. The method of claim 5, wherein the preparing comprises applying rate matching parameters to map the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to the scheduled resources provided by the uplink grant.

10. The method of claim 9, wherein the applying comprises repeating the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to fill all available scheduled resources provided by the uplink grant.

11. The method according to any one of claims 1 or 2, wherein the transmission of the high reliability low latency communication includes uplink control information.

12. The method of claim 11, wherein the uplink control information is indicative of a grant-less uplink transport format selected for the transmission.

13. An apparatus comprising :

at least one processor; and

at least one memory including computer program code, where the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to at least:

receive at a user equipment an indication of a scheduled resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment;

determine that a high reliability low latency communication is to be transmitted by the user equipment; and

based on the determining, prioritize a transmission of the high reliability low latency communication on the scheduled resource of the uplink shared channel using a selected transport format to encode the high reliability low latency communication.

14. The apparatus of claim 13, wherein the indication is received in an uplink grant.

15. The apparatus according to any one of claims 13 or 14, wherein the high reliability low latency communication by the user equipment applies a grant-less uplink transport format.

16. The apparatus according to any one of claims 14, wherein the uplink grant is allocating scheduling resources for the uplink shared channel transmission.

17. The apparatus of claim 15, wherein the prioritizing comprises:

preparing the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to be transmitted on the scheduled uplink shared channel resource.

18. The apparatus according to any one of claims 13 or 14, wherein the selected transport format comprises a grant-less uplink transport format.

19. The apparatus of claim 18, wherein the transmission of the high reliability low latency communication includes GUL uplink control information based on a use of the grant-less uplink transport format.

20. The apparatus of claim 15, wherein a grant-less uplink transport format is defined based on a single configured format or alternatively selected by the apparatus from the set of more than one configured grant-less uplink transmissions formats.

21. The apparatus of claim 17, wherein the preparing comprises applying rate matching parameters to map the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to the scheduled resources provided by the uplink grant.

22. The apparatus of claim 21 , wherein the applying comprises repeating the high reliability low latency communication using a grant-less uplink transport format to fill all available scheduled resources provided by the uplink grant.

23. The apparatus according to any one of claims 13 or 14, wherein the transmission of the high reliability low latency communication includes uplink control information.

24. The apparatus of claim 23, wherein the uplink control information is indicative of a grant-less uplink transport format selected for the transmission.

25. An apparatus, comprising:

means for receiving at a user equipment an indication of a scheduled resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment;

means for determining that a high reliability low latency communication is to be transmitted by the user equipment; and

means, based on the determining, for prioritizing a transmission of the high reliability low latency communication on the scheduled resource of the uplink shared channel using a selected transport format to encode the high reliability low latency communication.

26. A method, comprising:

sending to a user equipment an indication of a scheduling resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment; and

in response to the sending, receiving from the user equipment said uplink shared channel transmission using a selected transport format.

27. The method of claim 26, wherein the indication is sent in an uplink grant.

28. The method of claim 27, wherein the uplink grant is allocating scheduling resources for the uplink shared channel transmission.

29. The method of claim 26, wherein the uplink shared channel transmission applies the scheduled uplink shared channel transport format

30. The method according to any one of claims 26 or 27, wherein the uplink shared channel transmission applies a grant-less uplink transport format.

31. The method of claim 30, wherein the transmission comprises a high reliability low latency communication received from the user equipment

32. The method according to any one of claims 26 or 27, comprising determining whether the transmission includes uplink control information.

33. The method of claim 32, wherein for a case it is determined that the transmission includes uplink control information, the method comprising identifying the selected transport format as a grant-less uplink transport format.

34. The method of claim 33, wherein for a case it is determined that the transmission does not include uplink control information, the method comprising identifying the selected transport format as a scheduled uplink shared channel transport format.

35. An apparatus comprising :

at least one processor; and

at least one memory including computer program code, where the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to at least:

send to a user equipment an indication of a scheduling resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment; and

in response to the sending, receive from the user equipment said uplink shared channel transmission using a selected transport format.

36. The apparatus of claim 35, wherein the indication is sent in an uplink grant.

37. The apparatus of claim 36, wherein the uplink grant is allocating scheduling resources for the uplink shared channel transmission.

38. The apparatus of claim 35, wherein the uplink shared channel transmission applies the scheduled uplink shared channel transport format

39. The apparatus according to any one of claims 35 or 36, wherein the uplink shared channel transmission applies a grant-less uplink transport format.

40. The apparatus of claim 39, wherein the transmission comprises a high reliability low latency communication received from the user equipment

41. The apparatus according to any one of claims 35 or 36, wherein the at least one memory including the computer program code is configured with the at least one processor to cause the apparatus to: determine whether the transmission includes uplink control information.

42. The apparatus of claim 41, comprising:

for a case it is determined that the transmission includes uplink control information, the at least one memory including the computer program code is configured with the at least one processor to cause the apparatus to: identify the selected transport format as a grant-less uplink transport format.

43. The apparatus of claim 41, comprising:

for a case it is determined that the transmission does not include uplink control information, the at least one memory including the computer program code is configured with the at least one processor to cause the apparatus to: identify the selected transport format as a scheduled uplink shared channel transport format.

44. An apparatus, comprising:

means for sending to a user equipment an indication of a scheduling resource for an uplink shared channel transmission by the user equipment; and

means, in response to the sending, for receiving from the user equipment said uplink shared channel transmission using a selected transport format.

45. A communication system comprising the apparatus in accordance with any one of the claims 13 to 24 and the apparatus in accordance with any one of the claims 35 to 43.

46. A computer program comprising program code for executing the method according to any of claims 1 to 12 or 26 to 34.

The computer program according to claim 46, wherein the computer program is a computer program product comprising a computer-readable medium bearing computer program code embodied therein for use with a computer.