|| List of recent Columns-related patents
| Single-bit error correction|
Embodiments include device, storage media, and methods for decoding a codeword of encoded data. In embodiments, a processor may be coupled with a decoder and configured to multiply the codeword and a parity-check matrix of the encoded data to produce a syndrome.
| Data warehouse with cloud fact table|
A data warehouse includes plurality of master data tables, a plurality of dimension tables and a fact table. The master data tables including surrogate identifiers.
| Facilitating allocation of resources to tasks|
An aspect of the present invention facilitates allocation of resources to tasks. In an embodiment, a user provides inputs representing tasks, resources, and duration of allocation of each of the resources to respective tasks in respective days.
| Automated multi-medication dispenser|
An automated medication dispenser which includes a storage container having a plurality of storage columns configured to store a plurality of pills, an input slot, an output slot, automated means for delivering pills from the input slot to the storage columns, and automated means for delivering pills from the storage columns to the output slot on a time-based or meal-based dosing schedule.. .
| Cathode deposition mask and method of manufacturing organic light-emitting display device using the same|
Provided is a cathode deposition mask. The cathode deposition mask includes a plurality of first columns and a plurality of second columns arranged alternately, the plurality of first columns and the plurality of second columns being parallel to each other and defining a column dimension along the length of each column, the first columns and the second columns each comprising a plurality of openings, the plurality of openings included in each first column being arranged alternately along the column dimension with respect to the openings in each adjacent first column, and the plurality of openings included in each second column being arranged alternately along the column dimension with respect to the openings in each adjacent second column..
| Grouting and welding combined connection joint applied to a deepwater floating type platform and an offshore installation method thereof|
The present disclosure relates to a grouting and welding combined connection joint and an offshore installation method thereof, characterized in that: it comprises a set of grouting systems disposed inside of the annular space formed by an inner shell of the central pore canal of a column with large cross section and an outer wall of a column with small cross section, as well as a group of brackets welded on a top deck of a column with small cross section and an inner shell of the central pore canal of the column with large cross section. The grouting and welding combined connection joint provided by the present disclosure has advantages of being able to adapt to the connection of different dimensions of columns, and having simple offshore installation, highly reliable structural safety and low cost..
| Real time stereo matching|
Real-time stereo matching is described, for example, to find depths of objects in an environment from an image capture device capturing a stream of stereo images of the objects. For example, the depths may be used to control augmented reality, robotics, natural user interface technology, gaming and other applications.
| Tracking circuit|
A current flowing through a voltage line and/or a data line in a column of a tracking circuit is determined. A threshold tracking time delay of the tracking circuit is determined.
| Fast access with low leakage and low power technique for read only memory devices|
A read only memory (rom) and method for providing a high operational speed with reduced leakage, no core cell standby leakage, and low power consumption. The source of the rom cell (nmos) is connected to a virtual ground line (vngd) instead of vss.
| Electronic device and method for operating electronic device|
An electronic device comprising a semiconductor memory unit that may include a plurality of data transfer lines; a plurality of columns including a plurality of memory cells; at least one redundancy column including a plurality of redundancy memory cells and configured to replace at least one column among the plurality of columns; a repair select information generation unit configured to store a column address of the at least one column to be replaced among the plurality of columns and generate a plurality of repair select information in response to the stored column address; and a plurality of repair selection units connected with data transfer lines corresponding to them among the plurality of data transfer lines, columns corresponding to them among the plurality of columns and the at least one redundancy column, and each configured to electrically connect a column selected among a column corresponding to it and the at least one redundancy column, to a data transfer line corresponding to it, in response to repair select information corresponding to it among the plurality of repair select information.. .
| Liquid crystal display|
A liquid crystal display includes first and second insulating substrates facing to each other, and a plurality of pixels comprising a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns and divided into a first pixel group comprising only the pixels on a first row and a second pixel group comprising each of the remaining pixels on second to last rows. The pixels of the first pixel group have a first opening ratio, and the pixels of the second pixel group have a second opening ratio different from the first opening ratio.
| Image sensor|
An image sensor includes a pixel array including at least one active pixel and at least one line-optical black (l-ob) pixel arranged in a matrix including first to nth rows and first to mth columns, the pixel array configured to output a pixel signal and a dark-level offset signal in units of columns during a read-out operation in one of the first to nth rows; a row driver configured to output a selection control signal to the first to nth rows; and an analog-to-digital converter (adc) block configured to digitize the pixel signal and the dark-level offset signal. In the pixel array, a dark-level offset signal is simultaneously output from an l-ob pixel in another row during the read-out operation in one of the first to nth rows.
| Thin form factor computational array cameras and modular array cameras|
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement one-dimensional array cameras, as well as modular array cameras using sub-array modules. In one embodiment, a 1×n array camera module includes: a 1×n arrangement of focal planes, where n is greater than or equal to 2, each focal plane includes a plurality of rows of pixels that also form a plurality of columns of pixels, and each focal plane not including pixels from another focal plane; and a 1×n arrangement of lens stacks, the arrangement of lens stacks being disposed relative to the arrangement of focal planes so as to form a 1×n arrangement of cameras, each configured to independently capture an image of a scene, where each lens stack has a field of view that is shifted with respect to that of each other lens stack so that each shift includes a sub-pixel shifted view of the scene..
| Monitoring video waveforms|
A video signal waveform monitor is shown, which receives an input video signal composed of video lines. A video signal digitizer samples the input video signal at video sample points to generate a sequence of video pixel data, which is written into an acquisition framestore is organized into a video pixel array so as to represent a raster of the input video signal.
| Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving thereof|
A row common electrode drive circuit and a column common electrode drive circuit control an effective value of a voltage to be applied to common electrodes along rows in which pixels are arrayed and an effective value of a voltage to be applied to the common electrodes along columns in which the pixels are arrayed.. .
| Body mount having suspended ring member|
A body mount supports and couples components of a vehicle. An inner support member and an outer support member of the body mount may have a circular cross-section.
| Element alignment game and method for playing same|
A game for a plurality of players is disclosed. The game may have a plurality of polyhedrons arranged in a matrix.
| Microelectronic unit and package with positional reversal|
A semiconductor unit includes a chip having left and right columns of contacts at its front surface. Interconnect pads are provided overlying the front surface of the chip and connected to at least some of the contacts as, for example, by traces or by arrangements including wire bonds.
| Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus includes a pixel array in which a plurality of pixels which detects radiation are arrayed to form a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, a detection circuit which detects information having correlation to a radiation dose to the pixel array and output a detection signal corresponding to the information, and a control unit which detects radiation irradiation to the pixel array based on a plurality of integrated values obtained by integrating one of the detection signal and a result of processing applied to the detection signal in a plurality of integral intervals and control the pixel array in accordance with the detection.. .
| Correlated double sampling device and image sensor|
A cds device of an image sensor having a pixel array includes first comparators, second comparators and third comparators. The first comparators are coupled to columns of the pixel array, and generate a positive amplified signal and a negative amplified signal by comparing the analog signal and a ramp signal.
| Heat exchanger|
The invention relates to a heat exchanger for heat exchange between fluids, comprising a housing having an inlet and an outlet for each fluid, the inlet and outlet for each fluid being connected to one another by a flow path, the flow path of a first fluid comprising multiple heat exchange modules comprising at least one longitudinal hollow tube, wherein the modules are arranged in a matrix configuration that comprises at least two columns of longitudinal tubes and at least two rows of longitudinal tubes, and wherein a module is provided with at least one connector for connecting to a co-operating connector of an adjacent module, such that the space enclosed between adjacent modules defines a flow path for a second fluid, parallel to the flow path for the first fluid.. .
| Mobile offshore drilling unit|
A mobile offshore drilling unit is described that has an operating deck supported on a submersible deck, which may be a pontoon deck or a mat deck, by four or more columns, wherein a ratio of displacement of the mobile offshore drilling unit to total column cross-sectional area is at least about 40 mt/m2 during operation. The submersible deck has a recess at each end with a thruster group disposed in each recess.
| Original super sole cleaner|
The original super sole cleaner is a proprietary manifold that can be used along with any standard boot brush. The the original super sole cleaner benefits are that it removes debris by shooting columns of water at engineered angles under the sole of the shoe or boot & into the side brushes of a typical boot brush.
|Automatically generating column layouts in electronic documents|
In one aspect, a page layout editor is configured to automatically modify page layouts of web pages with sections and columns. An online wysiwyg html editor enables users to create page layouts with arbitrary numbers of sections and columns without specialized knowledge of html coding techniques.
|Method and system for optimizing rendering of data tables|
A method, system and computer program product for determining optimal column widths used in the rendering of data tables displayed in a graphical user interface. The method includes receiving a table parameter associated with the contents of the table and determining if the table parameter has changed.
|Channel coding method of variable length information using block code|
A method for channel-coding information bits using a code generation matrix including 32 rows and a columns corresponding to length of the information bits includes, channel-coding the information bits having “a” length using basis sequences having 32-bit length corresponding to columns of the code generation matrix, and outputting the channel-coded result as an output sequence. If “a” is higher than 10, the code generation matrix is generated when (a-10) additional basis sequences were added as column-directional sequences to a first or second matrix.
|Analysis of datasets without predefined dimensions|
Embodiments of systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums for analysis of datasets without predefined dimensions are generally described herein. In some embodiments, analysis of datasets without predefined dimensions may include receiving a selection of multiple dimensions of information from a database to be used for data analysis; receiving a selection for a type of report; and dynamically generating a query statement based on the selection of the multiple dimensions.
|System and method for automatically suggesting rules for data stored in a table|
A method and system are presented of automatically suggesting rules for data stored in a table, with the table comprising a plurality of columns. The table is profiled to identify a content type for each of one or more of the plurality of columns.
|Method of measuring road markings|
A method of measuring road markings. The steps of which include first projecting a red laser line onto the road including a portion on the road surface and a portion on the road markings.
A method of aligning masks for phase imaging or phase contrast imaging in x-ray apparatus using a pixel-type x-ray detector makes use of non-idealities of all real detectors. A mask may be provided before the sample to generate beams, adjacent to the pixels of the detector or both.
|Apparatus and method to reduce bit line disturbs|
A non-volatile memory device comprising a memory cell array including a plurality of non-volatile memory cells arranged in rows and columns, wherein memory cells arranged in a same row share a word line and memory cells arranged in a same column share a bit line; and at least an address decoder to provide a negative voltage to at least one non-accessed word line in said array when a programming or erasure voltage is provided along a shared bit line.. .
|Energy-proportional image sensor|
The subject disclosure is directed towards energy saving mechanisms of image sensor circuitry (e.g., in a camera). Image quality data, such as provided by an application, is processed to make energy consumption of image sensor circuitry more proportional to output image quality by controlling the operation of one or more controllable power saving mechanisms of the image sensor circuitry.
|Method for varying the scanning field of a laser scanning microscope|
Disclosed is a method for varying the size of the scanning field of a multifocal laser scanning microscope, said scanning field being scanned in x columns and y lines, and n laser spots being arranged at a distance d from one another in the scanning field along the slow scanning axis in the sample plane, the distance between the scanned lines in the sample plane being a=d/k, where k ε n, the size of the scanning field being varied by varying k. After scanning k lines, a vertical skip is made, e.g.
|Display device and electronic product having light sensors in plural pixel regions|
A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; a signal processing unit; and a selector, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and a driver supplying a video signal to the signal lines, the screen unit is sectioned into plural regions each having plural pixel circuits, the pixel circuit emits light in accordance with the video signal, the light sensor is arranged with respect to each region and outputs a luminance signal in accordance with the light emission, the selector supplies plural luminance signals to the signal processing unit by switching the signals, and the signal processing unit corrects the video signal in accordance with the luminance signals and supplies the video signal to the driver.. .
|Super junction semiconductor device with an edge area having a reverse blocking capability|
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor layer with a super junction structure including first columns of a first conductivity type and second columns of a second conductivity type opposite the first conductivity type. The super junction structure is formed in a cell area and in an inner portion of an edge area surrounding the cell area.
|Super junction semiconductor device with overcompensation zones|
According to an embodiment, a super junction semiconductor device may be manufactured by introducing impurities of a first impurity type into an exposed surface of a first semiconductor layer of the first impurity type, thus forming an implant layer. A second semiconductor layer of the first impurity type may be provided on the exposed surface and trenches may be etched through the second semiconductor layer into the first semiconductor layer.
|Semiconductor device with a super junction structure having a vertical impurity distribution|
A super junction semiconductor device includes a semiconductor portion with parallel first and second surfaces. An impurity layer of a first conductivity type is formed in the semiconductor portion.
|High-wing-aircraft fuselage support structure|
A structural support assembly for a high-wing aircraft may include a plurality of columns extending through a passenger compartment of the aircraft having a pair of wings mounted proximate a top of a fuselage. A column upper end of at least one of the columns may be coupled to a center wing box structure adjacent to a rear spar thereof.
|Clamping device for clamping a plurality of columns for sample preparation|
According to the invention, this object is achieved by a clamping device for clamping a plurality of columns for sample preparation which provides for a plurality of clamping blocks and a displacement mechanism for displacing at least one clamping block relative to an opposing clamping block between an open position and a clamping position. In this instance, in the open position, a column can be inserted between two opposing clamping blocks and, in the clamping position, the inserted column is clamped between the opposing clamping blocks in order to produce a fluid connection between the column and at least one of the opposing clamping blocks.
|Separation processes using divided columns|
The claimed invention provides a technique wherein the two column system is combined into a single column. The light components are concentrated on the prefractionation side (feed side) of the column, where they are removed as an overhead top product.
|System and method for a spreadsheet application supporting diverse formulaic functions|
A spreadsheet application or other application supporting formulaic cells that automatically provides support for a number of diverse formulaic functions. The automatically provided diverse formulaic functions include a function returning the value of the formula logic if the logic can be evaluated without an error.
|Data quality assessment|
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system assesses the quality of column data. The system assigns a pre-defined domain to one or more columns of the data based on a validity condition for the domain, applies the validity condition for the domain assigned to a column to data values in the column to compute a data quality metric for the column, and computes and displays a metric for a group of columns based on the computed data quality metric of at least one column in the group.
|Blast protection damper|
A blast wave damper comprises a section of duct, with a multiplicity of rigid elements each extending across the duct. All the elements are parallel to each other, and they are arranged in an array consisting of a multiplicity of lines, each such line extending across the duct.
|Memory device and corresponding reading method|
An electrically erasable and programmable non-volatile memory device includes memory cells arranged in rows and columns, and each column of memory cells is associated with a respective local bit line. The local bit lines are divided into packets of local bit lines, each packet of local bit lines associated with a respective main bit line.
|Latch-based array with robust design-for-test (dft) features|
A latch-based memory includes a plurality of slave latches arranged in rows and columns. Each column of slave latches receives a latched data signal from a corresponding master latch.
|Vertically aligned nematic mode liquid crystal display having large tilt angles and high contrast|
A reflective liquid crystal on silicon (lcos) display comprises a transparent substrate, a reflective substrate, and liquid crystal fluid between the substrates. The lcos display further comprises a matrix of pixels, arranged in a plurality of rows and columns, wherein an intersection of a row and a column defines a position of a pixel in the matrix.
|Shared readout low noise global shutter image sensor|
A global shutter image sensor includes an array of pixel groups arranged in rows and columns, each pixel group including four pixels and a shared readout circuit having a floating diffusion. Each pixel includes a photodiode, a transfer gate and a charge coupled gate (ccg) device.
|Synchronized multiple imager system and method|
One embodiment relates to a synchronized multiple imager system includes a plurality of imagers. One or more respective sensors are coupled to the imagers.
|Display device and electronic product|
A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; and a signal processing unit, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and a driver supplying a video signal to the signal lines, the screen unit is sectioned into plural regions each having plural pixel circuits, the pixel circuit emits light in accordance with the video signal, the light sensor is arranged with respect to each region and outputs a luminance signal in accordance with the light emission; and the signal processing unit corrects the video signal in accordance with the luminance signal and supplies the signal to the driver.. .
|Display having staggered display element arrangement|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for improving an aperture ratio of a display apparatus. In particular, display elements are configured to have a length that is greater in one dimension than that in the other dimension.
|Method for inducing strain in vertical semiconductor columns|
A vertical metal-oxide-semiconductor (mos) transistor includes a substrate and a nano-wire over the substrate. The nano-wire comprises a semiconductor material.
|Techniques for forming a contact to a buried diffusion layer in a semiconductor memory device|
Techniques for forming a contact to a buried diffusion layer in a semiconductor memory device are disclosed. The techniques may be realized as a semiconductor memory device.
|System and method for handling multiple workpieces for matrix configuration processing|
A system for loading workpieces into a process chamber for processing in a matrix configuration includes a conveyor configured to transport multiple workpieces in a linear fashion. A workpiece hotel is configured to receive the multiple workpieces from the conveyor.
|Chromatography columns, systems and methods|
The present invention relates to axial flow chromatography columns, methods for separating one or more analytes in a liquid by the use of such columns, and systems employing such columns. The column comprises a first port and a second port, the first port and said second port being at essentially the same level or elevation above the level of the bed space on the chromatography column..
|Packing of chromatography columns|
The invention provides a packing method for high efficiency chromatography columns starting from dry swellable particles, as well as columns packed by the method and the use of the columns in separation of biomolecules. In the packing method, an amount of dry swellable particles sufficient to give a swollen volume in a liquid of about 105-120% of the column chamber volume is transferred to the column, the column is closed and the liquid is provided to the column..
|Bicycle disc brake apparatus|
The present invention provides a bicycle disc brake apparatus comprising a u-shape elastic plate having two ends connected to two ring portions; the ring portions comprising through holes; the u-shape elastic plate comprising two brake pads abutting the ring portions; two compression discs outside the u-shape elastic plate and adjacent to the ring portions, comprising protrusions penetrating the through holes to act on the brake pads, compression disc rotating slots away from the protrusions and first guiding tread surface in a first direction; two roller seats adjacent to the compression discs and comprising roller rotating slots adjacent to the compression disc rotating slots; rollers provided between the rotating slots; the roller rotating slots having second guiding tread surface in a second direction opposite to the first direction with protruding columns; two bearings mounted on the protruding columns; and two sealing gaskets sealed onto the bearings away from the roller seats.. .
An object of the present invention is to provide an assembly tent that is easy to assemble, excellent in strength, and capable of being disassembled and compactly accommodated after use. The assembly tent is a tent assembled through coupling of a traverse beam member extending horizontally from two adjacent supporting columns at both ends of a coupling member, wherein coupling between the traverse beam member and the coupling member is formed by inserting, into one member of the traverse beam member and the coupling member, the other member in an axial direction.
|System of vertical and horizontal movement of the transport cabin in a elevator translator plant for the overcoming of obstacles|
Handling system of a cabin of transportation (20) movable along a “u” portal (10), of the overhead type that connects two stations of departure (a) and arrival (b), which includes columns (11, 12, 13, 14) and guide beams (15, 16) to which the said cabin (20) is bound by means of slide means (200) apt to make the horizontal movement with respect to the guide beams (15, 1 6), with carriage means (300) apt to perform the vertical movement with respect to the guide columns (11, 12, 13, 14) said carriage means (300) being of the type engageable with said slide means (200) to accomplish said vertical movement with respect to the guide columns (11, 12, 13, 14), said cabin (20) moved in the vertical and horizontal way by a closed ring chain (100) to which is bound the slide (200), said chain (100) driven by a motor (110).. .
|Column deluge suppression system|
A column deluge suppression system for suppressing a hazard occurring in a grain dryer includes a plurality of vertical column sections and a segmented, annular manifold. The manifold is positioned around the upper section of the grain dryer in proximity to the grain columns.
|Internal staged suppression system|
An internal staged suppression system for suppressing a hazard occurring in a grain dryer includes a plurality of vertical column sections and at least one spray head positioned radially inward within the interior of the grain dryer. The spray head includes a deflector cap that generates a substantially horizontal spray of water sufficient to reach the walls defining the grain columns..
|Data storage and query method|
A data storage and query method supporting an agile development and horizontal scaling, in a field of computer applications, includes steps of: transforming data into a 2-tuple (key, minitable) and identifying any minitable (having a data set removed) with a unique key, wherein the minitable includes multiple data columns; a structure of each data column is limited by a pre-defined mode; and the data columns are sorted according to a primary key defined by the mode. The data storage and query method obtains a capability of the horizontal scaling via removing dependency among the data sets, and a capability of the agile development via supporting an analogous sql grammar by saving dependency among the data within the data sets.
|Fixed string dictionary|
The subject matter described herein relates to implementation of a dictionary in a column-based, in-memory database where values are not stored directly, rather, for each column, a dictionary is created with all distinct values. For each row, a reference to the corresponding value in the dictionary is stored.
|Video slot gaming machine|
A gaming machine and method are provided which provide a video slot game to a player. The video slot game includes a plurality of cells arranged in a grid.
|Sanding devices and methods|
The present disclosure describes a sanding device that has a motor coupled to a base plate for inducing vibration in the base plate. Further, the sanding device has a face plate that is coupled to the base plate, and the face plate has a plurality of sleeves for receiving a respective plurality of columns.
|Heat treatment method and heat treatment apparatus|
A substrate holder has two holder constituting bodies, each having a plurality of columns arranged on an imaginary circle, and substrate holding sections that hold circumferential portions of respective substrates. The holder constituting bodies hold the substrates so that either their front surfaces or their back surfaces face upward with a substrate having an upward facing front and a substrate having an upward facing rear being alternately arranged in a vertical direction.
A battery module includes a casing and a plurality of battery cells installed in the casing. The casing includes a sloping side panel.
|Lipstick case lipstick body lift seat anti-slipped structure|
A lipstick case lipstick body lift seat anti-slipped structure includes a lipstick case, an outer tube, a lift seat with an opening facing upward, and a lipstick body. A plurality of anti-slipped blocking grooves is formed on an upwardly inclined side of each of the two inclined guiding grooves.
|Method and device for feeding back channel information|
Disclosed are a method and device for feeding back channel state information. The method includes: generating a first codebook by using the number of antennae in each row of a planar antenna array; generating a second codebook by using the number of columns of the planar antenna array; and feeding back the channel state information by using the first codebook and the second codebook.
|Communication device and communication method|
A modulator generates modulation signals from input signals. A combiner arranges subcarrier modulation signals based on the modulation signals in order thereby to generate a compound matrix.
|Bad column management with bit information in non-volatile memory systems|
Column based defect management techniques are presented. Each column of the memory has an associated isolation latch or register whose value indicates whether the column is defective, but in addition to this information, for columns marked as defective, additional information is used to indicate whether the column as a whole is to be treated as defective, or whether just individual bits of the column are defective.
|Low voltage bootstrapping method for write assist|
Embodiments of a memory are disclosed that may allow for a negative boost of data lines during a write. The memory device may include a data input circuit, an address decode circuit and a plurality of sub-arrays.
|Dram with segmented page configuration|
This description is directed to a dynamic random access memory (dram) array having a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns. The array further includes a plurality of cells, each of which are associated with one of the columns and one of the rows.