|| List of recent Calculator-related patents
|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.
|Error and erasure decoding apparatus and method|
Embodiments of apparatus and methods for decoding errors and erasures are described. A codeword may have errors and erasures.
|Ability to pay calculator|
The disclosed embodiments include methods and systems for collecting, managing, and processing data for lending services. In one embodiment, a computerized system is disclosed that may receive a loan request from a customer, and collect data from the customer and third parties having information about the customer.
|Account manager user interface and guidance model|
Systems and methods are provided that cause a single user interface to be accessible by an account manager, where the single user interface is capable of displaying biographical information about a customer, displaying financial history and information about the customer, displaying a credit bureau summary portion, integrating additional calculators into the user interface, providing an offer result history, providing a banking information indicator, creating decision fields in the user interface that utilize new data sources, and/or providing the ability to present dynamic scripting to the account manager based on account attributes and other attributes and data.. .
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and computer readable media for calculating the capacity of a provider by calculating, using biographical data representing the provider, a first total units of service that are available to be offered to consumers during a first time period; calculating a second total units of service potentially available from the provider for a proposed second time period using a projection based in part on a model of consumer demand for the units of service; determining a third total units of service that are unavailable during the second time period based on at least one known or projected unavailability; and calculating a capacity based on the third total units of service and the second total units of service, the capacity being a capacity for a proposed promotion representing a maximum total of instruments to be offered in the proposed promotion by the provider.. .
|Apparatuses and methods to detect and obtain deired audio|
A device and method to detect desired audio includes a ratio calculator. The ratio calculator calculates a ratio between a primary acoustic signal, and a reference acoustic signal.
|Motor vehicle ignition key, motor vehicle navigation device, motor vehicle system, and methods|
What is described is a motor vehicle ignition key and a method including a movement sensor for detecting the movement of the motor vehicle ignition key, a motor vehicle navigation device, and a method including a calculator for calculating a driving route in dependence of movement data, and a motor vehicle system and a method including a motor vehicle ignition key and a motor vehicle controller.. .
|System for detecting abnormal driving behavior|
In an abnormal driving behavior detection system for a vehicle, an obtainer repeatedly obtains an observed value indicative of at least one of a running condition of the vehicle and a driver's driving operation of the vehicle. A mode-probability calculator calculates, each time an observed value is obtained at a given obtaining timing as a target obtained value, a mode probability for each of driving modes as a function of one or more previous observed values.
|Control apparatus, representative base station, and base station control method|
According to one embodiment, a control apparatus includes a terminal information collection unit, a map generator, a terminal information accumulation unit, a parameter calculator, and a parameter setting unit. A map generator generates a map indicating a distribution of the representative terminals.
|Optical transmitting device and optical transmission system|
An optical transmitting device includes: a laser diode to which a first or second driving current is provided; a controller to provide the laser diode with the first driving current to transmit an optical signal and with a plurality of second driving currents, to emit light, different from each other in magnitude during a stop of providing the first driving current; a measuring unit to measure an intensity of the light emitted by the laser diode; a calculator to calculate a threshold current of the laser diode, based on the intensities corresponding to the plurality of second driving currents measured by the measuring unit and magnitudes of the plurality of second driving currents; and a determination unit to determine a precursor of a sudden-death of the laser diode, based on an amount of variation in the threshold current calculated by the calculator during a specific period.. .
|Data signal correction circuit, receiver, and data signal correction method|
A data signal correction circuit includes a channel characteristic calculator unit configured to calculate a channel characteristic estimate value of a received data signal on the basis of a pilot signal, a path detector unit configured to determine a delay quantity of multipath propagation of the received data signal on the basis of the calculated channel characteristic estimate value, and an adaptive filter configured to receive the delay quantity and the channel characteristic estimate value as input items, adjust an input interval of the channel characteristic estimate value along a carrier frequency axis in accordance with the delay quantity, and perform adaptive equalization on the channel characteristic estimate value inputted to the adaptive filter at the adjusted input interval.. .
|Apparatus for correcting signal, transmission apparatus, method of correcting signal, and transmission system|
An apparatus for correcting a signal, includes a correction value calculator that determines a transmission distance of a transmission path through which a timing signal is propagated, the timing signal having a periodically changing frequency, and determines a deviation between a frequency of the timing signal and a frequency of received data, as a correction value, from the transmission distance; and a corrector that corrects the frequency of the timing signal by the correction value for synchronizing transmitted data with the timing signal.. .
|Object information acquiring apparatus|
An object information acquiring apparatus including: a plurality of receiving elements receiving an acoustic wave propagating from an object and converting the acoustic wave into an electrical signal; a delaying unit aligning phases of electrical signals of m number of channels outputted from the plurality of receiving elements; an eliminator reducing the electrical signals of m number of channels to electrical signals of l number of channels; a calculator calculating nb number of output signals corresponding to low-frequency components of a complex signal based on the electrical signals outputted from the eliminator; and a signal processor performing beam formation according to adaptive signal processing using output signals outputted from the calculator, wherein positive integers m, l, and nb satisfy m>l>=2(nb−1).. .
|Desk organizer and multi-compartment storage unit|
An annular shaped two tier desk organizer and multi-compartment storage unit or device. The organizer/storage unit includes a base assembly having a central vertical axis, a stationary lower member and a rotatable upper member superposed or superimposed on the lower member.
|Apparatus, system, and method of inspecting image, and computer-readable medium storing image inspection control program|
An information processing apparatus including a read image obtainer and a setting value calculator implemented by circuitry. The read image obtainer obtains a scanned determination image, including a plurality of different dot patterns output by an image forming apparatus on a recording medium.
|Control system for synchronous motor including abnormality detection and diagnosis function|
A control system includes a current control unit providing, in accordance with the magnetic pole position of a rotor in which permanent magnets are disposed, a first current command to a first excitation phase of a stator winding and providing a second current command to a second excitation phase, a current error calculator calculating a current error which is a difference between a current flowing through the motor during the first period and the first current command or a difference between a current flowing through the motor during the second period and the second current command, and an abnormality detection and diagnosis unit detecting an abnormality based on the speed, the direction of movement and the amount of movement of the motor and the magnitude of the current error.. .
|Pattern classifier device, pattern classifying method, computer program product, learning device, and learning method|
According to an embodiment, a pattern classifier device includes a decision unit, an execution unit, a calculator, and a determination unit. The decision unit is configured to decide a subclass to which the input pattern is to belong, based on attribute information of the input pattern.
|Apparatus for controlling vehicle and method for controlling vehicle|
An apparatus for controlling a vehicle includes a target rotational speed calculator, a transmission controller, a fuel supply stop controller, and an inhibition controller. The target rotational speed calculator is configured to calculate a target rotational speed of an internal combustion engine in accordance with a drive condition of the vehicle.
|Individual discrimination device and individual discrimination method|
A frame storage stores an image obtained by imaging a region of at least part of the body of a user. A vital sign signal detector detects a signal sequence of a vital sign that cyclically varies from plural imaged regions of the body of the user by using captured images of a predetermined number of frames stored in the frame storage.
|Congestion handling in a base station of a mobile network|
For implementing handling of congestions in a mobile network, a base station (100), e.g., an evolved node b, is provided with at least one congestion controller (400, 400′). The congestion controller (400, 400′) operates in relation to data packets which are received from a transport network.
|Image recording apparatus, image recording method, and recording medium storing a program for recording image|
An image recording apparatus that includes a recording head controller that transfers image data and a driving waveform to a recording head in conjunction with position information of the recording head. The recording head controller includes a driving waveform storage unit that stores multiple driving waveform data, a number of driven nozzles calculator that calculates the number of nozzles driven simultaneously from the image data, and a driving waveform selector that selects one driving waveform data from the multiple driving waveform data based on the calculated number of driven nozzles and a predetermined threshold value of the number of driven nozzles..
|Passive wireless transmitter authentication used for receiver location determination|
A client device includes an application to request a client device location, and a receiver to receive a signal from a transmitter. The receiver extracts a transmitter identifier (id) and a wave propagation parameter (wpp) from the signal.
Upon starting the lasing device after having a stop state, gas retaining in the gas circulation path and the optical resonator is released through the gas release valve opened by the gas pressure controller. During a time calculated by the open-time calculator in response to the immediately preceding stop time of the lasing device, laser medium gas in the piping between the laser medium gas supply device and the gas supply valve is released, together with the retaining gas, through the gas supply valve opened by the gas pressure controller.
|Camera device, interchangeable lens device, camera main body, and focus control method|
A lens controller 312 of a camera system 1 samples a lens position signal inputted from a lens position detector 307 and a target position signal transmitted from a main body unit 2 for each first time period. The lens controller 312 includes a phase compensation calculator 408 that calculates a driving amount signal based on the sampled lens position signal and target position signal, an up-sampling unit 409 that performs up-sampling on the driving amount signal at a second time period which is a period obtained by dividing the first time period by an integer, and a resonance suppression calculator 410 that performs a calculation to suppress a higher-order resonant frequency component in a specified resonant frequency band on the driving amount signal up-sampled by the up-sampling unit 409..
|Asynchronous sampling using a dynamically adustable snapback range|
A snapout calculator, and wherein the snapout calculator determines where the reference levels for the various comparators shall be placed after each asynchronous sample is generated.. .
|Analytics engines for iot devices|
Methods and apparatuses for optimizing performance using data from an internet of things (iot) device with analytics engines. The method receives, from a requesting internet of things (iot) device, a request for trend data of physical resource consumption based at least in part on a portion of received data from at least one of a plurality of iot devices.
|Encoding device and encoding method|
An encoding device is disclosed in which frequency domain converters (701, 702) acquire a conversion coefficient in which a frequency band is divided between low end and high end, a sub-band energy calculator (703) divides either the low end or the high end frequency band of the conversion coefficient into a plurality of sub-bands, an importance assessment unit (704) sets a degree of importance for each sub-band, a sparse processor (705), according to the set importance, sets the amplitude value of a specific number of conversion coefficients, from among the plurality of conversion coefficients included in each sub-band, at zero, and a correlation analysis unit (706) calculates the correlation between the corrected conversion coefficient of one frequency band and the conversion coefficient of the other frequency band.. .
|Circuit and method for envelope tracking and envelope-tracking transmitter for radio-frequency transmission|
A method of envelope tracking and an envelope tracking (et) circuit. One embodiment of the (et) circuit is for radio frequency (rf) transmission and includes: (1) an amplitude calculator configured to generate an amplitude signal that approximates the amplitude of an input signal, (2) a peak detector configured to take samples of the amplitude signal within a time window and produce an envelope signal that represents an amplitude peak among the samples, and (3) a signal conditioner configured to condition the envelope signal for driving a power supply input stage of a power amplifier operable to amplify and transmit an rf signal based on the input signal..
|Information processor, receiver, and information processing method|
An information processor has a cir estimator configured to estimate channel impulse response of an input signal including a channel estimation sequence and a data sequence, based on the channel estimation sequence, an extended cir calculator configured to calculate extended channel impulse response based on the channel impulse response estimated by the cir estimator so that an extended cir element padded with zeros is repeated a plurality of times in the extended channel impulse response, a fourier transformer configured to convert the data sequence of the input signal into a frequency domain signal to calculate frequency response based on the extended channel impulse response, and an equalizer configured to perform equalization for removing a distortion from a propagation channel, based on the frequency domain signal and the frequency response.. .
|Power controller, method, computer program and computer program product for controlling transmission power|
It is presented a power controller arranged to control transmission power of at least one mobile communication terminal of a cell of a mobile communication network. The power controller comprises: a candidate maximum signal to interference ratio, sir, calculator, arranged to calculate a candidate maximum sir based on a current headroom value, the headroom value being an indicator of how much the transmission power of the at least one mobile communication terminal is allowed to increase in the cell; and a sir determiner arranged to determine a maximum sir for the at least one mobile communication terminal based on the candidate maximum sir.
|Mobile station apparatus, communication system, communication method, and integrated circuit|
In a communication system including multiple mobile station apparatuses and at least one base station apparatus, the base station apparatus efficiently controls transmission of an uplink signal to the mobile station apparatuses. A path loss calculator calculates path loss on the basis of a reference signal received by a reception processing unit.
Disclosed is an impaction densitometer having a chamber configured to receive a particle; a beam generator configured to emit a beam; a detector configured to receive the beam and convert a change in intensity of the received beam into an electrical signal corresponding to a particle volume; an impact sensor positioned a known distance from the beam and configured to measure a particle momentum as a function of an impact energy transferred from the particle to the impact sensor; a velocity calculator configured to calculate a particle velocity based on a time it takes the particle to pass through the beam and strike the impact sensor; a mass calculator configured to calculate a particle mass as a function of the particle momentum and velocity; and a density calculator configured to calculate a particle density as a function of the particle mass and volume.. .
|Search device, search method, recording medium, and program|
A search device (101) obtains a specified length to be specified in a search query based on a position of an object having such a position set in accordance with the intent of a user. A detector (102) detects respective positions of multiple objects changing the respective positions in accordance with the intent of the user in a real space.
|Power measuring apparatus, power measuring system, and power measuring method|
A power measuring apparatus includes a line connector connected to a power source line, which supplies power to equipment; and a measuring circuit, which measures a voltage and a current supplied to the equipment by means of the connected power source line. The power measuring apparatus also includes a calculator which calculates, on the basis of the measured voltage and current, power consumed by the equipment; and a transmission line connector connected to a transmission line that transmits data used for the purpose of monitoring the equipment.
|Localization for electrocardiographic mapping|
A system (10) can localize an object in a patient's body. The system (10) can include a pulse generator (18 or 30) configured to provide a localization signal to at least one electrode that is fixed to the object in the patient's body.
|Control system for forming image, image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and recording medium storing image forming apparatus control program|
A control apparatus for controlling an image forming apparatus that forms and outputs an image on paper, a method of controlling the image forming apparatus, and a program for controlling the image forming apparatus stored on a recording medium are described. The image forming apparatus includes a pair of rollers that sandwich the paper and the center of an axle of at least one of the rollers is displaceable.
|Mobile communication device and method for identifying a counterfeit bill|
An apparatus for identifying a counterfeit bill is provided. The apparatus includes a camera module configured to receive a captured ir image of a bill; a binary image generator configured to generate a binary image of the bill, based on the ir image; a distance value calculator configured to compare a predetermined area of the binary image with a predetermined area of a pre-stored real bill database corresponding to the predetermined area of the binary image; and a corrected image generator configured to generate a corrected image based on a result of the comparison..