|| List of recent Centroid-related patents
|Numerical simulation of a structure having a heat-affected zone using a finite element analysis model|
Methods and systems for conducting numerical simulation of a structure having haz using a fea model are disclosed. A fea model includes at least a group of finite elements representing a welded structural part that encompasses at least one haz is defined and received in a computer system.
|Golf club head|
This invention provides a golf club head which includes a face portion, and has a volume of 400 cc or more. When the golf club head is disposed on a horizontal plane at a specific lie angle while the face portion is matched with the flight trajectory direction, and images of the face portion and the golf club head are projected onto a vertical plane from the front side of the face portion upon defining the flight trajectory direction as the projection direction, the area of a projected figure h of the golf club head is defined as ha, and the area of a projected figure f of the face portion is defined as fa.
|Marker processing method, marker processing device, marker, object having a marker, and marker processing program|
A marker processing method includes: (a) binarizing a shot image; (b) labeling one or more constituents of the image detected based on the image binarized in step (a); (c) obtaining a region centroid of each of the constituents corresponding to the respective labels processed in step (b); (d) obtaining a degree of overlap of the region centroids of the constituents corresponding respectively to the labels, obtained in step (c); and (e) detecting a marker based on the degree of overlap of the region centroids obtained in step (d).. .
|Diagnostic methods and devices for monitoring chronic glycemia|
Computer apparatus, non-transitory computer readable media and methods for receiving daily vectors of measured blood glucose level values ordered by daily-defined time points over multiple days distributed over a predefined time period; calculating a vector average; calculating a chronic glycemia value based on the vector average modified by a universal term based on the centroid of an attractor basin; receiving subsequent daily vectors of blood glucose level values measured at subsequent defined time points after the predefined time period; calculating an updated vector average; calculating a subsequent chronic glycemia value based on the updated vector average modified by the universal term based on the centroid of the attractor basin estimated from the orbit; and outputting the chronic glycemia value and subsequent chronic glycemia value.. .
|Centroidal cycltron charged paticle accelerator|
The centroidal cyclotron reveals an apparatus and method for accelerating and trapping charged particles in a solenoid magnetic field. An oscillating electric field is applied generally transverse to the magnetic field axis accelerating and trapping charged particles by their inherent cyclotron frequency at a given magnetic field of the solenoid magnetic field producing charged particle orbits with minimum canonical angular momentum orbits and gyro-phase synchrony..
Described herein are devices and methods for controlling inclination in a vehicle. In certain aspects, inclination of the vehicle can be controlled with an inclination control processing section that includes a first control value limiting processing section which calculates a moving amount of the centroid, calculates a maximum angular acceleration, and limits a variation of the control value for inclination control on the basis of the maximum angular acceleration..
|Respiratory motion correction with internal-external motion correlation, and associated systems and methods|
The present technology relates generally to respiratory motion correction and associated systems and methods. In particular, several embodiments are directed to respiratory motion correction using internal-external motion correlation.
|Center pillar upper portion joining structure|
A center pillar upper portion joining structure that may improve joining strength and rigidity between an upper portion of a center pillar and a roof side rail. A recess portion that is indented to the vehicle inner side is formed in a roof side rail outer panel at a joining portion with a center pillar.
|Scroll shape of centrifugal compressor|
In a scroll shape of a centrifugal compressor, an enlargement rate of a ratio a/r of a cross-sectional area a of a scroll portion 12 to a radius r from an axis l1 of a compressor impeller 3 to a centroid p0 of a cross section of the scroll portion is reduced from a winding start to a winding end of the scroll portion.. .
|Method and apparatus for load balancing on a priority level basis over shared communications channels of a communications system|
Methods and apparatus for performing dynamic load balancing across transmission channels in a communications system, for loads of multiple priorities for a plurality of terminals are provided. Priority levels for a plurality of traffic flows from the plurality of terminals are determined, and the traffic flows are assigned to a plurality of transmission channels to load balance the traffic flows based on the determined priority levels.
|Ranging apparatus, ranging method and imaging system|
A ranging apparatus has an imaging unit including a pixel group for acquiring first and second images formed by luminous fluxes having passed through first and second pupil areas of an imaging optical system, and a calculation unit configured to create third and fourth images by performing convolution integrals on the first and second images with corrected first and second image modification functions, and to calculate a distance up to the subject by comparison of the third and fourth images, wherein the corrected first and second image modification functions are formed by causing centroid positions calculated based on data of sampling points of the first and second image modification functions corresponding to pixel arrangement of the pixel group to each coincide with a sampling point closest to the centroid position; and the convolution integral is performed by taking the sampling point closest to the centroid position as a reference point.. .
|Scroll structure of centrifugal compressor|
In a scroll structure of a centrifugal compressor, there are provided a radius increase arc portion e in which a radius from the center of a scroll 12 to a scroll centroid p of the cross section of the scroll 12 is gradually increased in any range in a circumferential direction from the start of winding of the scroll, and a radius decrease arc portion f in which the radius is gradually decreased toward a scroll end point z.. .
|Method for estimating an operational parameter of a motor|
A method for estimating an operational parameter of a motor is to be implemented by an estimating device. In the method, the estimating device is configured to: receive an acoustic signal attributed to operation of the motor; process the acoustic signal to obtain a plurality of sample points in the frequency domain, each of which has a frequency and a corresponding amplitude; compute an estimated peak frequency using a centroid method based upon the frequencies and the amplitudes; from a plurality of peak frequencies and a plurality of known values of the operational parameter corresponding respectively to the peak frequencies, select a part of the peak frequencies approximate to the estimated peak frequency and a corresponding part of the known values of the operational parameter; and compute an estimated value of the operational parameter based upon the peak frequencies and the known values of the operational parameter..
|Low power centroid determination and texture footprint optimization for decoupled sampling based rendering pipelines|
The problem of generating high quality images with a rendering pipeline based on decoupled sampling may be addressed by generating non-extrapolated shading locations and by determining improved texture filtering footprints. This may be accomplished by performing shading at the center of a bounding box that bounds mapped shading samples..
|Parallelization of synthetic events with genetic surprisal data representing a genetic sequence of an organism|
A method, system, and computer program product for parallelization of updating synthetic events with genetic surprisal data comprising dividing the synthetic event into cohort parts and assigning the cohort parts to one of a plurality of computer processing elements. Within each processing element: searching data records of patients for genetic surprisal data; generating a cluster comprising a centroid by populating the cluster based on all of the matches of the data records; calculating a new centroid for each cluster; calculating a euclidean distance in multiple dimensions for each match of data records to the new centroid for each cluster; reassigning each match of data to the new centroid of each cluster based on the shortest calculated euclidean distance to the new centroid for each cluster; and determining at least one cohort part from the clusters and recombining the cohort parts into updated synthetic events based on the metadata..
|Real-time determination of user stays of a mobile device|
Methods, systems and apparatuses for real-time determination of user stays of a mobile device are disclosed. One computer-implemented method includes receiving, by a server, an incoming stream of location point information of the mobile device.
|Image processing device and image processing method|
In order to provide an image processing device which can select and apply an optimal processing algorithm among a plurality of processing algorithms depending on a part of a processing target image and a processing purpose, reference characteristic curve data is calculated in which pixel values are integrated centered on a centroid of a region of interest for a reference image, and the reference characteristic curve data and a processing algorithm according to a processing purpose are stored in advance in an algorithm table 2 in correlation with each other at least for each part.. .
|Incorporating video meta-data in 3d models|
A moving object detected and tracked within a field of view environment of a two-dimensional data feed of a calibrated video camera is represented by a three-dimensional model through localizing a centroid of the object and determining an intersection with a ground-plane within the field of view environment. An appropriate three-dimensional mesh-based volumetric model for the object is initialized by using a back-projection of a corresponding two-dimensional image as a function of the centroid and the determined ground-plane intersection.
|Automatic input signal recognition using location based language modeling|
Input signal recognition, such as speech recognition, can be improved by incorporating location-based information. Such information can be incorporated by creating one or more language models that each include data specific to a pre-defined geographic location, such as local street names, business names, landmarks, etc.
|Dispensing appliance provided with means for positioning a container|
A pressure dispensing container containing a liquid and closed by a closure having a first aperture offset with respect to the centroid of the closure's base is disclosed. The container is mounted on a dispensing appliance including a first tube to be inserted into the corresponding first, offset aperture of the closure.
|Flash illumination system|
Systems and methods for flash illumination are disclosed. In one aspect, a flash illumination system includes sections each including a light source and a reflector.
|Cigarette inspection apparatus|
To analyze an inspection image obtained by taking an image of filter end faces of filter cigarettes horizontally arranged, from an axial direction, and thus inspect an excess cigarette feeding error, there are provided a first judging device that the number of cigarettes according to shape information of the filter end faces obtained from the inspection image, and a second judging device that obtains the centroid positions of the filter end faces from the inspection image, and detects that there is an excess feeding error when difference between a maximum value and a minimum value of the centroid-to-centroid distance of adjacent filter end faces is substantially equal to a previously-known diameter of the filter end face.. .
|Imaging device and imaging apparatus|
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device which includes a plurality of pixels and is operable to generate image information for each pixel from received light. Each of the plurality of pixels includes one of first to fourth color filters.
|Systems and methods for recommending entities to online customers|
System and methods for recommending entities (e.g., products, documents, movies, persons, etc.) to online customers are provided. A centroid definition module generates a plurality of centroids that at least partially describe one or more users based on documents consumed by the respective users of the one or more users and node data assigned to the respective documents within a node space.
|Semiconductor device and communication system including the same|
Disclosed is a semiconductor device including a semiconductor chip and a semiconductor package. The semiconductor package includes an antenna formed of a lead frame, a first wire that connects the antenna and a first electrode pad of the semiconductor chip, and a second wire that connects the antenna and a second electrode pad of the semiconductor chip.
|System, method and computer program product for quantifying hazard risk|
A system, method and computer program product cooperate to quantify a hazard risk, such as a flood risk, for a property. A mobile device, with a gps module, to record specific locations on a property, each of which may be used in identifying a flood risk score (frs).
|Method of predicting perceptual differences between memory and directly viewed colors in video|
Disclosed is a processor for predicting perceptual differences between colors recalled from memory and directly viewed colors in a tested video. The processor includes a memory effects processor structured to generate compensation factors for distortions of color due to memory effects and apply the compensation factors to data from the reference video or data from the tested video.
|Method and device for estimating ap position using a map of a wireless lan radio environment|
The present disclosure concerns a method and apparatus for estimating ap position using wlan radiowave environment map. An embodiment includes filter for generating filtering radiowave map with data selected exclusively for having common mac address from collected wlan radiowave environment maps; grid-cell divisor for generating grid radiowave map with arbitrary grid cells from dividing the filtering radiowave map; representative-coordinate mapper for calculating centroid of each of grid cells constituting grid radiowave map and mapping each centroid as representative coordinate to each grid cell; representative-signal-strength mapper for calculating representative signal strengths based on data in grid cell and mapping each representative signal strength to grid cell; weight-value sorter for sorting out weight value corresponding to a range covering representative signal strength as received; and position estimator for estimating positional information of aps having common mac address based on one or more of representative coordinate, representative signal strength, and weight value..
|Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium|
A processor of an image processing apparatus designates a target region. When an image is divided into a plurality of small regions which are smaller than a target region, the processor calculates a centroid obtained by weighting the central coordinates of each of the plurality of small regions by a likelihood of each of the plurality of the small regions and calculates a covariance matrix that depends on the centroid, the likelihood being based on characteristic value histograms of respective small regions inside and outside the target region.
|Multiple centroid condensation of probability distribution clouds|
Systems and methods are disclosed for identifying objects captured by a depth camera by condensing classified image data into centroids of probability that captured objects are correctly identified entities. Output exemplars are processed to detect spatially localized clusters of non-zero probability pixels.
|Auto-focusing apparatus and method with timing-sequential light spots|
An auto-focusing apparatus with timing-sequential light spots includes a light source, a lens, a timing-sequential light dividing module, a focusing element and a processing module. The light source produces an incident beam.
A marionette 1 includes a fig. 3 having a number of segments, at least two segments connected by steering strings with a control device (2).
A voltage detection terminal (27a-27e, 27aa-27ee, 27aaa-27eee) and a discharge terminal (21a-21e) are connected to a peripheral edge portion of a collector (4a-4e) of a bipolar battery (2). Assuming a first straight line (da1) that connects a centroid of the collector (4a-4e) and the voltage detection terminal (27a-27e) and a second straight line (da2) that is orthogonal to the first straight line (da1), the discharge terminal (21a-21e) is disposed on an opposite side of the second straight line (da2)-the voltage detection terminal (27a-27e).
|Range-resolved vibration using large time-bandwidth product ladar waveforms|
In one aspect, a method includes forming range bins from range compressed data, the range compressed data comprising a train of coherent pulses formed based on a transmitted signal from a laser detection and ranging (ladar) sensor and having a large time-bandwidth product and for each range bin, compensating for motion of the ladar sensor, performing a fourier transform on the compressed range data, determining a centroid of individual velocity measurements and performing fourier transform of the centroid to determine a vibration.. .
|Method of resistor matching in analog integrated circuit layout|
A method of resistor matching in analog integrated circuit layout is disclosed. Shapes of mismatching resistor blocks are analyzed to obtain geometrical information for deforming the mismatching resistor blocks.
A bipolar battery (2) is constructed by laminating a plurality of bipolar electrodes (3), each constituted by a layer-form collector (4), a positive electrode active material layer (5) disposed on one surface of the collector (4), and a negative electrode active material layer (6) disposed on another surface of the collector (4), via an electrolyte layer (7). A voltage detection terminal (21a, 21b) is attached to a peripheral edge portion of the collector (4).
|Methods and apparatus for interactive rotation of 3d objects using multitouch gestures|
Methods and apparatus for interactively rotating three-dimensional (3d) objects using multitouch gestures. To perform a roll gesture, multiple touch points are detected on a multitouch-enabled device.
|Design of a global codebook for coordinated multi-point processing|
In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure a method for generating a codebook comprises generating a plurality of wireless communication channel representations. The method further comprises generating a precoding matrix for each of the plurality of wireless communication channel representations.
|Oct-based ophthalmological measuring system|
An ophthalmological measuring system for determining distances and/or for tomographic imaging of ocular structures, based on an oct method. The measuring system includes a light source with a spectral centroid (λ), an interferometric measuring device, a scanner system, which in addition to the lateral deflection of the sample beam also has axial modulations with a frequency (f) in the sample arm, and a control and evaluation unit.
|Randomizing one or more micro-features of a touch sensor|
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a touch sensor with one or more meshes of conductive material. Each of the meshes includes multiple mesh cells defined by multiple mesh segments.
|Cosmetic brush systems with coupled caps|
A cosmetic brush system for applying a product to a surface is disclosed. The cosmetic brush system may include a displaceable cap coupled to a handle and a group of bristles fixed to one end of the handle.