|| List of recent Calculator-related patents
|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.
|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.