|| List of recent Calculator-related patents
| Task scheduler, microprocessor, and task scheduling method|
A task scheduler scheduling running units to execute a plurality of tasks is provided. The task scheduler includes a time control portion having a common time to control a state of the plurality of tasks, and a task calculator calculating a slack disappearance time for each of the plurality of tasks.
| Operation data analysis apparatus, method and non-transitory computer readable medium|
There is provided an analysis apparatus including: a first storage to store operation data on an electronic device; a second storage to store a span characteristic concerning a time span in which each of values of a plurality of explanatory variables is changed; an explanatory variable calculator to calculate the explanatory variables based on the operation data; a failure state information calculator to calculate failure state information for the electronic device based on the explanatory variables calculated by the explanatory variable calculator, and calculate, when the failure state information represents a risky state, an overall span concerning in what time span the failure state information is possibly to represent a safe state due to changes in the values of the explanatory variables; and a diagnosis unit to diagnose the electronic device based on the failure state information and the overall span characteristic.. .
| Dual-mode instruction fetching apparatus and method|
The dual-mode instruction fetching apparatus includes a mode register, a branch prediction unit, a program counter (pc) calculator, an instruction queue (iq), and a fetch multiplexer. The mode register is set to one of normal mode and line mode.
| Electricity rate managing system|
An electricity rate managing system includes a memory that stores a general electricity distributing fee unit price, and a renewable energy buying fee unit price, and a fee unit price calculator that calculates various fee unit prices. The fee unit price calculator adjusts a supplied electricity fee unit price so as to exceed the general electricity distributing fee unit price, and adjusts a renewable energy power generation fee unit price so as to exceed the renewable energy buying fee unit price..
| Back electromotive force monitoring circuit, motor drive device, magnetic disk storage device, and electronic appliance|
A back electromotive force monitoring circuit has a speed detection voltage generator which biases a back electromotive force generated by a voice coil motor with a predetermined reference voltage to generate a speed detection voltage, and a calculator which generates a motor control signal in accordance with the speed detection voltage. The calculator includes a subtracter which subtracts the reference voltage from the speed detection voltage prior to generation of the motor control signal..
| Electrohydraulic device for closed-loop driving the control jack of a variable compression ratio engine|
An electrohydraulic device for controlling the compression ratio of a variable compression-ratio engine, includes at least one dual-flow electrovalve (81) with no check valve and capable of opening and closing at least one hydraulic fluid duct (83) between the upper chamber (121) and the lower chamber (122) of a control jack (8), at least one position sensor (82) of a control rack (7), an angular position sensor (88) of the crankshaft (9) of the engine for adjusting the compression ratio, and at least one calculator (84).. .
| Enhanced glow plug control|
Methods for controlling a glow plug temperature in a diesel engine in response to one or more past operating conditions related to glow plug aging are described. Thereby, the glow plug life calculator of the present disclosure may be useful for indicating degradation of the glow plug in order to prolong the useful life while increasing glow plug durability.
|Method and apparatus for performing voice activity detection|
A voice activity detection (vad) apparatus configured to provide a voice activity detection decision for an input audio signal. The vad apparatus includes a state detector and a voice activity calculator.
|Cable pull calculator|
A cable pull calculator may be provided. First, wire number data, a wire type, and size data may be received.
|Generating and using a location fingerprinting map|
A computerized method for building a multisensory location map, the method may include: receiving, by an interface, multiple multisensory data vectors acquired by multiple mobile devices at multiple locations and location estimates indicative of the multiple locations; wherein at least a majority of the multiple locations are located within an area in which a granularity of global positioning system (gps) based navigation is below an allowable threshold; wherein the location estimates are at least partially generated by internal navigation systems of the multiple mobile devices; and calculating, by a map calculator, in response to the multiple multisensory data vectors and the location estimates, a location fingerprinting map that comprises multiple grid points, wherein each grid point comprises a multisensory grid point fingerprint and grid point location information.. .
|Object identification device|
In an object identification device, each score calculator extracts a feature quantity from the image, and calculates a score using the extracted feature quantity and a model of the specified object. The score represents a reliability that the specified object is displayed in the image.
|Receiving device, signal processing device, and signal processing method|
A receiving device according to the present invention includes: a receiver for receiving an ofdm symbol that is modulated by phase shift keying; an fft processor for applying an fft process to the received ofdm symbol to obtain a subcarrier signal; a demapping unit for demapping the subcarrier signal to generate a bit string; a norm calculator for calculating the norm of the subcarrier; a weighting factor generator for generating a weighting factor by taking the statistics of the calculated norm; and a weighting unit for obtaining a soft decision value by weighting the bit string after demapping, based on the particular weighting factor. Thus, the receiving device can obtain a soft decision value to achieve good decoding performance with a small number of known signals and processes..
|Apparatus and method of processing depth image using relative angle between image sensor and target object|
An apparatus for processing a depth image using a relative angle between an image sensor and a target object includes an object image extractor to extract an object image from the depth image, a relative angle calculator to calculate a relative angle between an image sensor used to photograph the depth image and a target object corresponding to the object image, and an object image rotator to rotate the object image based on the relative angle and a reference angle.. .
|Capture buffer of digital predistortion systems|
An improved dpd system includes a predistortion module having at least one predistortion function. The predistortion module is configured to receive and subsequently process a baseband signal.
|Electronic calculator and control method thereof|
An electronic calculator and a control method thereof are provided. The electronic calculator includes a display module, a key array, and a processing chip.
|Computer system for interactions with a user device and third party computers|
Described are computer systems for interactions with a user device and third party computers. In an embodiment, a computer system for determining and displaying total loss calculations includes accessing third party computer systems for a plurality of data items.
|Detecting device and method, and program|
The present invention relates to a detecting device and method, and a program which can detect a power state easily at low cost. A current transformer measures current of a commercial power system from a commercial power supply through a connection point of the commercial power system and a power generation system from a solar power generation system that supplies power having the same frequency as the commercial power supply.
|System and method for generating an adjusted fluid responsiveness metric|
The present invention relates to physiological signal processing, and in particular to methods and systems for processing physiological signals to predict a fluid responsiveness of a patient. A medical monitor for monitoring a patient includes an input receiving a photoplethysmograph (ppg) signal representing light absorption by a patient's tissue.
|Image processing device, image processing method, image processing control program, and recording medium|
An image processing device configured to detect a salient region from an image has a pixel small-region image generating unit that generates a pixel small-region image using, as a unit, a pixel small region made of pixels adjacent to one another and whose luminance values or chromaticity are similar, from the image, a prior probability calculator that calculates prior probability of likelihood of the salient region for each of the pixels of the image, a region generating unit that generates a salient-region-containing region having high possibility of containing a salient region on the basis of a corner point extracted from the image, and a likelihood calculator.. .
|Wireless access point and method and device for controlling wireless access point|
The device for controlling a wireless access point comprises: a grouping unit which groups wireless access points which use the same channel, by using channel use information received from the wireless access points; a map generator which computes each received signal strength value of the grouped wireless access points and each output strength value of the grouped wireless access points; an extractor which extracts a wireless access point having the highest received signal strength value among the grouped wireless access points, if interference occurs between said grouped wireless access points; and an optimal output strength value-calculator which computes a corrected output strength value by using the received signal strength value of the extracted wireless access point, a threshold value of predetermined received signal strength, and a currently used output strength value between said grouped wireless access points.. .
|Bolus calculator time keeping between mobile phone application and bg meters|
A diabetes management system includes a handheld medical device, a mobile computing device, and a diabetes management application. The handheld medical device is configured to measure glucose in a sample of fluid residing in a test strip and associate a measurement time with the glucose measurement.
|Position estimating device, position estimating method, and wireless communication system|
According to this embodiment, a position estimating device, that estimates a position of a target wireless device, includes a storage that stores positions of a plurality of reference wireless devices, a receiver which is notified of a received signal strength indicator value in signal transmission and reception between the target wireless device and each reference wireless device, a calculator that calculates a standard deviation for a probability distribution of a distance between the target wireless device and each reference wireless device, using the received signal strength indicator value, a first estimator that calculates an estimated distance between the target wireless device and each reference wireless device, using the received signal strength indicator value, and a second estimator that calculates the position of the target wireless device, using the standard deviation, the estimated distance, and the positions of the plurality of reference wireless devices.. .
|Method and calculator unit for determining total damage to at least one rotating component of a drive train|
A method for determining total damage to at least one rotating component of a drive train in a system, in particular a wind or wave energy system, includes determining over time during operation of the system a variable characterizing a rotational speed of the component and a variable characterizing a torque transmitted by the component. A load collective is determined in a calculator unit from the temporal progression of the variables, and the total damage is determined from a comparison of the determined load collective and a reference load collective..
|Semiconductor memory devices including separately disposed error-correcting code (ecc) circuits|
A semiconductor memory device may comprise: at least one bank, each of the at least one bank including a plurality of memory cells; an error-correcting code (ecc) calculator configured to generate syndrome data for detecting an error bit from among parallel data bits read out from the plurality of memory cells of each of the at least one bank; an ecc corrector separated from the ecc calculator, the ecc corrector configured to correct the error bit from among the parallel data bits by using the syndrome data and configured to output error-corrected parallel data bits; and/or a data serializer configured to receive the error-corrected parallel data bits and configured to convert the error-corrected parallel data bits into serial data bits.. .
|Noise suppression device|
A probability density function controller determines a probability density function dependent upon whether an input signal appears to be a sound or noise, i.e., a probability density function that is suited to a distribution state of a sound signal in a sound section and that in a noise section, and a suppression amount calculator 8 calculates a spectrum suppression amount by using the probability density function.. .
|Weather prediction apparatus and weather prediction method|
According to an embodiment, weather prediction apparatus divides prediction target area into grids and performs weather prediction for each grid. The apparatus includes receiver, calculator and corrector.
|Driving environment prediction device, vehicle control device and methods thereof|
There is a need to predict a driving environment with high responsiveness by a simple configuration. There is provided a driving environment prediction device that predicts a driving environment of a vehicle that causes a vehicle stop.
|Method and system for planning/guiding alterations to a bone|
A computer-assisted surgery system for guiding alterations to a bone, comprises a trackable member secured to the bone. The trackable member has a first inertial sensor unit producing orientation-based data.
|System and method for scaling a fluid responsiveness metric|
The present invention relates to physiological signal processing, and in particular to methods and systems for processing physiological signals to predict a fluid responsiveness of a patient. A medical monitor for monitoring a patient may include an input receiving a photoplethysmograph (ppg) signal representing light absorption by a patient's tissue, and a fluid responsiveness predictor (frp) calculator programmed to calculate an frp metric.
|Method and apparatus for efficient aggregation scheduling in wireless local area network (wlan) system|
Provided is a method and apparatus for efficient aggregation scheduling in a wireless local area network (wlan) system, the apparatus including a delay setting unit to set a required delay time for each access category (ac), a storing unit to store a traffic identification (tid) of a packet in a queue of a corresponding ac when the packet arrives, a delay time calculator to calculate a maximum delay time predicted when the packet arriving at the queue is configured to be an a-mpdu and the configured a-mpdu is transmitted, and an a-mpdu configuring unit to compare the calculated maximum delay time and the required delay time, and configure a corresponding a-mpdu when the calculated maximum delay time is greater than the required delay time.. .
|Camera control device, camera control method, and camera control system|
A camera control device includes: an entering prediction value calculator configured to calculate an entering prediction value representing a possibility of entering of the user terminal in a monitoring range of the camera; an entering prediction time calculator configured to calculate entering prediction time that is prediction time necessary for the entering of the user terminal in the monitoring range of the camera; a preparation time calculator configured to calculate preparation time necessary for running the application on the camera; and a determination unit configured to determine whether preparation for running of an application on the camera is started.. .
|Image processing device, 3d image display apparatus, method of image processing and computer-readable medium|
A 3d image display apparatus according to embodiments is capable of displaying a 3d image. The apparatus may comprises a display, a quantization unit, a sub-pixel selector, a ray calculator, a brightness calculator, and a sub-pixel brightness generator.
|Apparatus for controlling a multi-winding rotary machine|
An apparatus for controlling a multi-winding rotary machine including an armature formed of a plurality of winding sets. In the apparatus, a command voltage calculator calculates command voltages to be applied to each winding set so as to control currents detected by a current detector to their respectively corresponding command currents.
|Apparatus and method of parallel processing execution|
An apparatus and method of parallel processing execution that executes a job through distributing the job to a plurality of calculators, based on a calculation property of the job. The apparatus for parallel processing execution may include a plurality of calculators to calculate a job configuring a plurality of tasks of a process, and a distributor to distribute the job to a plurality of calculators based on a calculation property of the job, wherein the plurality of calculators includes a first calculator to process a job through a controlled calculation, and a second calculator to process a job through a large volume calculation..
|Data management device, power usage calculation system, data management method, and computer program product|
According to an embodiment, a data management device includes a receiver; a first calculator; a second calculator; and a transmitter. The receiver is configured to receive at least one piece of encrypted data obtained by encrypting a piece of data and at least one message authentication code for the piece of encrypted data.
|Apparatus and method for calculating physical address of a processor register|
An apparatus and method for calculating a physical address of a register in a processor are provided. The apparatus includes an offset calculator configured to calculate an offset between the physical address and a logical address of the register, based on a current iteration number and a size of a rotating register; an address calculator configured to calculate the physical address of the register by adding the calculated offset to the logical address of the register; and an address corrector configured to output a final physical address of the register based on the calculated physical address and the size of the rotating register..
|Electronic apparatus and image processing method|
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a calculator and a processor. The calculator calculates a weighted average image from a first image, a second image and a third image, by using a weight based on a difference between the first image and the second image and a difference between the first image and the third image.
|Position detection apparatus|
A position detector which detects the position of a movable member relative to a fixed member includes a signal detector configured to detect periodic signals which respectively indicate predetermined values concerning the position of the movable member relative to the fixed member and change at different periods in accordance with a position change, a signal processor configured to generate displacement signals based on the periodic signals detected by the signal detector and sequentially output the generated displacement signals while switching the signals at a predetermined period, a position calculator configured to calculate a position of the movable member relative to the fixed member based on the displacement signals, and a reliability determining unit configured to determine that the reliability of the position calculated by the position calculator is low, if the displacement amount of the movable member in the predetermined period is larger than a predetermined threshold.. .
|Image evaluation device, image selection device, image evaluation method, recording medium, and program|
An image evaluation device (101) properly evaluating the graininess (or roughness) of an image is provided. The blurer (102) creates a second image b by blurring a first image a.
|Communication device and communication method|
A computational processor uses a binary signal, being a set of 1- or 0-valued elements of a same number as a number of elements in an input signal, to generate computational data whose elements are exclusive or values between each element of the input signal and a corresponding element in the binary signal at a same position. The modulator 13 modulates the input signal and the computational data according to a primary modulation scheme, and generates primary-modulated signals.
|Data management apparatus, data management method and data management program|
An apparatus includes: the arrangement pattern sampling data generator 111b for generating the arrangement pattern sampling; the bit pattern sampling data generator 111c for, each time process data are acquired from the controllers 51 to 5n, generating the bit pattern sampling; the calculator 111d for calculating the number-of-change-points threshold value indicating the threshold value for the number of process data each including the chronological change on the basis of the data size needed to store the elapsed times and the sampling cycles (the acquisition intervals) for the process data acquisition; and the storage controller 111a for storing any one of the bit pattern sampling data and the arrangement pattern sampling data, which requires a smaller storage capacity, into the storage unit 113.. .
|Speech enhancement apparatus and method for emphasizing consonant portion to improve articulation of audio signal|
In a speech enhancement apparatus, a generator part generates a value representing likelihood of a consonant from an input audio signal, and a calculator part generates a consonant/vowel discriminating signal for discriminating a consonant portion and a vowel portion based on the generated value, detects a first signal level of the vowel portion and a second signal level of the consonant portion based on the audio signal and the consonant/vowel discriminating signal, and outputs a level-related signal. A determining part determines a gain coefficient that exceeds one when the second signal level is smaller than the first signal level based on the level-related signal so that the gain coefficient increases as the second signal level becomes smaller than the first signal level.
|Driving force distribution control apparatus for four-wheel drive vehicle and driving force distribution control method for four-wheel drive vehicle|
A driving force distribution control apparatus for a four-wheel drive vehicle includes a theoretical value calculator, a normative value calculator, and a servo controller. The theoretical value calculator is configured to calculate a primary rotational speed theoretical value of primary drive wheels and a secondary rotational speed theoretical value of secondary drive wheels based on a steering angle, a vehicle speed, a yaw rate, and a slip angle of the four-wheel drive vehicle and configured to calculate a rotational difference normative theoretical value indicating a difference between rotational speed theoretical values of input and output shafts of a drive force distribution apparatus using the primary rotational speed theoretical value and the secondary rotational speed theoretical value..
|Travel control apparatus for four-wheel drive vehicle and travel control method for four-wheel drive vehicle|
A travel control apparatus for a four-wheel drive vehicle includes a throttle controller, a driving force distributor, a four-wheel drive controller, a vehicle stability assist controller, a requested target drive torque calculator, and an estimated drive torque calculator. In a case where a failure detector detects a failure and the four-wheel drive controller changes a drive control from a four-wheel drive control to a two-wheel drive control, the travel control apparatus sends a first throttle control signal to the throttle controller and changes the drive control from the four-wheel drive control to the two-wheel drive control when an estimated drive torque is greater than an requested target drive torque, and the travel control apparatus changes the drive control from the four-wheel drive control to the two-wheel drive control without sending the first throttle control signal when the estimated drive torque is not greater than the requested target drive torque..
|Hip replacement in computer-assisted surgery|
A system for calculating a position and orientation of an acetabular cup in computer-assisted surgery comprises a first trackable reference secured to a pelvis, with a frame of reference being associated with the first trackable reference. A device is positionable between a femoral neck and the acetabulum of the pelvis in a known relation, the device having a second trackable reference.
|Data routing for positioning|
A system for implementing a positioning functionality. An apparatus (e.g.
|Outboard motor control apparatus|
In an apparatus for controlling an outboard motor adapted to be mounted on a hull of a boat and equipped with an internal combustion engine to power a propeller and a trim angle regulating mechanism adapted to regulate a trim angle relative to the hull, comprising: a throttle opening change amount calculator that calculates a throttle opening change amount of the engine; an accelerating state determiner that determines whether the boat is in an accelerating state based on the calculated throttle opening change amount; and a trim angle controller that controls operation of the trim angle regulating mechanism to increase the trim angle based on an operating parameter that indicates a state of the engine and the propeller when the accelerating state determiner determines that the boat is in the accelerating state.. .
|System and a method for generating a meal plan|
There is provided a system (10) for generating a meal plan for one or more persons. The system comprises: an input device (134); a recipe locator (163); an ingredient locator (165); an ingredient quantity calculator (166); a meal plan generator (168); and an output device (138)..
|Object detection apparatus|
In an object detection apparatus 1, a window definer 11 defines a window relative to the location of a pixel in an input image 20. A classification value calculator 13 calculates a classification value indicative of the likelihood that a detection target is present in the window image contained in the window based on the feature data of the detection target.
|Method and apparatus for hardness tester|
A hardness tester has an indentation former forming an indentation by pressing an indenter against a surface of a sample; an image capture controller controlling a ccd camera to capture an image of the surface of the sample and obtain image data; an indentation area extractor extracting an indentation area based on the obtained image data; and a hardness calculator calculating hardness of the sample based on the extracted indentation area. The indentation area extractor has a reduced image generator reducing the image obtained from the image data of the surface of the sample at a scale ratio selected from a plurality of predetermined scale ratios and generating a reduced image; and a pattern matcher performing pattern matching with respect to the generated reduced image and extracting the indentation area..
|Image processing apparatus and image processing method|
An image processing device that displays a printed material, includes a first calculator configured to calculate display data based on: original data of an image printed on a sheet of paper; first data indicating diffuse reflection of the sheet; second data used for giving regular reflection texture of the sheet to a display image for displaying texture of the printed material; and third data used for giving regular reflection texture of the image to the display image for displaying the texture of the printed material.. .
|Apparatus and method for producing stereoscopic subtitles by analyzing three-dimensional (3d) space|
An apparatus and method of producing stereoscopic subtitles by analyzing a three-dimensional (3d) space is disclosed, the apparatus including a camera position calculator to calculate a position of a first camera and a position of a second camera from a first image and a second image, respectively, a subtitle flat arranger to arrange a subtitle flat using a viewing direction of the first camera and a viewing direction of the second camera at the calculated positions, and a subtitle producer to produce subtitles using the subtitle flat.. .
A position detector detecting a position of a movable member relative to a fixed member, including: a signal detector detecting periodic signals each indicating a predetermined value for the position of the movable member; a signal processor generating displacement signals based on the detected periodic signals and switching the generated displacement signals in a predetermined cycle to sequentially output the displacement signals; a position calculator calculating the position of the movable member based on a first signal group of the displacement signals; and a movement amount calculator calculating a movement amount of the movable member within the predetermined cycle by using a second signal group contained in the first signal group formed by obtaining the same displacement signal at different times. The position calculator calculates the position of the movable member based on the first signal group and the movement amount..
|Task assistance device, task assistance system, task assistance method, and storage medium with program stored therein|
A basic behavior information acquirer (11) of a task assistance device (1) acquires basic behavior information that indicates behavior of a member. A task behavior information appender (12) appends, to the basic behavior information, task behavior information that indicates a pre-set classification of the behavior.
|Computer-aided die design apparatus|
In a computer-aided die design apparatus having a computer, a display adapted to be connected to the computer, and a simulator adapted to be loaded in the computer to analyze and display on the display flow behavior of resin when the resin charged into a die cavity is die-clamped by a press at a compression force, the simulator comprises an analyzer that analyzes the resin flow behavior by increasing the compression force for die-clamping the resin at a predetermined time interval until the increased compression force reaches an upper limit value, and a substitutive value calculator that calculates a substitutive value of the compression force based on a stress-relaxation time of the resin when the compression force has reached the upper limit value.. .
|Image feature extraction device, image feature extraction method, and image recognition device|
An image feature extraction device according to an embodiment includes a gradient image calculator generates intensity gradient data with respect to two different directions based on intensity data of image data; and a gradient count unit calculates a covariance matrix for each partial area obtained by dividing the image data based on the intensity gradient data. The image feature extraction device according to the embodiment further includes a feature data output unit calculates two parameters related to a major axis and a minor axis of an ellipse expressed by the covariance matrix, quantizes a range of the logarithms of the parameters for each of the partial area using a predetermined division number, and outputs a feature vector which contains a value only at a dimension corresponding to the quantized range different from the other dimensions..
|Measurement device, measurement method, and computer program product|
According to an embodiment, a measurement device includes an image acquisition unit, a time acquisition unit, and first and second calculators. The image acquisition unit is configured to acquire a reference image that is of an object captured at a first viewpoint as well as a plurality of asynchronous images of the object each captured at a second viewpoint at a time different from when the reference image is captured.
|Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product|
According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a setting unit, and a calculator. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire an image.
|Sensor failure detection device, and method|
A sensor failure detection device includes a storage, a predictor, a calculator and a detector. The storage stores temperature information of individual sensors.
|Measuring device, measuring method, and computer program product|
According to an embodiment, a measuring device includes a projector, an image capturing unit, and a first calculator. The projector projects, onto a target, a first superimposed pattern which is obtained by superimposing a first pattern having a periodic change and a second pattern configured with a first design for specifying a period of the first pattern.
According to an embodiment, a measuring device includes an imaging unit to capture an object from a plurality of positions to obtain a plurality of images; a distance measuring unit to measure a distance to the object from each position to obtain a plurality of pieces of distance information; a position measuring unit to measure each position to obtain a plurality of pieces of position information; a first calculator to calculate three-dimensional data of the object using the images; a second calculator to calculate a degree of reliability of each piece of distance information and each piece of position information; and a estimating unit to, among the pieces of distance information and the pieces of position information, make use of such pieces of distance information and such pieces of position information which have the degree of reliability greater than a predetermined value to estimate the scale of the three-dimensional data.. .
According to an embodiment, a shaping device includes an acquiring unit, an extracting unit, first and second calculators, a determining unit, a shaping unit, and a display unit. The acquiring unit is configured to acquire strokes handwritten by a user.
|Capacitance type occupant detection sensor|
A capacitance type occupant detection sensor includes a capacitive sensor, a reference electrode, a voltage application part, a current detector, a capacitance calculator, and a determination part. The capacitive sensor has a main electrode and is placed to a vehicle seat.