|| List of recent Creasing-related patents
| Method for packet flow control using credit parameters with a plurality of limits|
The present invention relates to a processor and a method for processing a data packet, the method including steps of decreasing a value of a first credit parameter when the data packet is admitted to a processor at least partly based on the value of the first credit parameter and a first limit of the first credit parameter, and increasing the value of the first credit parameter, in dependence on a data storage level in a buffer in which the data packet is stored before being admitted to the processor, the value of the first credit parameter not being increased, so as to become larger than a second limit of the first credit parameter, when the buffer is empty.. .
| Analog/digital partitioning of circuit designs for simulation|
For increasing user control and insight into preparing a mixed semiconductor design specification for simulation, there are provided methods responsive to commands that provide control over resolution of disciplines and partitioning of the design into analog and digital portions. In some aspects, the methods provide block-based assignments of disciplines, as well as design partitioning.
| Telecommunications methods for increasing reliability of early termination of transmission|
An embodiment of the invention provides a telecommunications method performed by a second telecommunications device. According to the embodiment, the second telecommunications device first tries to use a received part of a data block to decode the data block, wherein the received part is received from a first telecommunications device.
| Generating monotonically increasing tod values in a multiprocessor system|
Generating monotonically increasing time-of-day values in a multiprocessor system is provided. Synchronization impulses are received by a processor of the multiprocessor system, and an execution of a read instruction of a time-of-day value within a processor of the processors is refused, if the execution of the read instruction of the time-of-day value is requested after a predefined time after a synchronization impulse of the synchronization impulses, and if a trigger signal, indicative of new data received by a related memory system, has been received after the predefined time, wherein the memory system is external to the processor..
| Methods and systems for increasing the security of private keys|
A method for increasing the security of private keys is provided that includes generating transaction data at a device operated by a user and processing the transaction data. Moreover, the method includes determining whether the user permits using a private key that is associated with the user and with a public-private key pair of the user.
| Techniques for increasing a lifetime of blocks of memory|
Techniques are described for increasing a lifetime of a plurality of blocks of memory by equalizing a variation between the blocks. In operation, blocks to be written are allocated from a set of blocks having a lifetime factor below a threshold.
| System and method for seamless horizontal scaling using logical scalable units|
The performance of a scalable computing environment in a telecommunication network may be improved by configuring a server computing system to monitor a level of traffic throughput within the telecommunication network to determine whether an increase in throughput capacity is needed or a decrease in throughput capacity is acceptable, and increasing a throughput capacity of the telecommunication network when an increase in throughput capacity is needed by adding a logical scalable unit to the telecommunication network. The logical scalable unit may including a minimum combination of logical components required to provide in a single multiprocessor system a complete set of telecommunication functionalities for a subset of users in the telecommunication network..
| Providing relevant notifications based on common interests between friends in a social networking system|
A social networking system provides relevant third-party content objects to users by matching user location, interests, and other social information with the content, location, and timing associated with the content objects. Content objects are provided based on relevance scores specific to a user.
| Methods and systems for increasing engagement of low engagement users in a social network|
Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored.
| Persistent iteration over a database tree structure|
Persistent iteration is performed in stages on nodes arranged according to a node identification (id) that is increasing in order under a parent node in database tree structure. While performing the persistent iteration, storing a start node id of the node where the persistent iteration commenced, a current node id of the node that is undergoing the persistent iteration, a parent node id of the node that is undergoing the persistent iteration, and a numerical value representing the current level and all levels greater than the current level of nodes that are undergoing the persistent iteration.
| Apparatus and methods for reinforcement learning in artificial neural networks|
Neural network apparatus and methods for implementing reinforcement learning. In one implementation, the neural network is a spiking neural network, and the apparatus and methods may be used for example to enable an adaptive signal processing system to effect focused exploration by associative adaptation, including providing a negative reward signal to the network, which may increase excitability of the neurons in combination with decrease in excitability of active neurons.
| Updating policy parameters under markov decision process system environment|
Embodiments relate to updating a parameter defining a policy under a markov decision process system environment. An aspect includes updating the policy parameter stored in a storage section of a controller according to an update equation.
| System and method for increasing asset utilization using satellite aided location tracking|
A system and method for increasing asset utilization using satellite aided location tracking. Smart sensor technology incorporated into mobile tracking hardware affixed to an asset can be used to support decision processes related to management of multiple assets.
| Trigger feature for increasing transaction depth and account breadth|
Systems and methods for increasing transaction depth and account breadth are provided herein. In the systems and methods, account data associated with one or more account are received and the account data is stored in a storage device; a first trigger group comprising a number of transactions occurring during a first period of time and a second trigger group comprising a number of transactions occurring during a second period of time based on the account data are identified based on the account data; the first trigger group and the second trigger group are compared; and an increase in account activity for each of the one or more accounts is determined in response to the comparison of the first trigger group and second trigger group..
| Systems and methods for grid-based insurance rating|
A computer-implemented method for providing an insurance rate associated with a particular location may include: storing insurance-related data associated with each of a plurality of geographic areas, determining a particular geographic area corresponding with the particular location, retrieving from storage insurance-related data associated with a subset of the geographic areas, calculating a credibility factor based on the quantity of the retrieved insurance-related data, determining that the credibility factor is below a target credibility threshold, and, in response to determining that the credibility factor is below the target credibility threshold, increasing the subset of geographic areas, retrieving from storage insurance-related data for the increased subset of geographic areas, calculating an updated credibility factor that meets or exceeds the target credibility threshold, calculating an insurance rate based at least on the retrieved insurance-related data associated with the increased subset of geographic areas, and communicating the calculated insurance rate to a user.. .
| Methods and systems for interactive goal setting and recommender using events having combined activity and location information|
A method for generating recommendations for achieving goals is described. The method includes receiving a goal for a user account.
| Geographic data update based on user input|
Systems and methods for updating geographic information system are provided. Method includes receiving name and location of point of interest (poi).
| Hybrid-type construction machine|
The hybrid-type construction machine includes an electric motor and a hydraulic motor for driving a swing structure, an electrical storage device, and a controller for controlling charging and discharging of the electrical storage device. The controller includes a storage unit which stores a discharge command region to be set in accordance with the swing speed of the swing structure with regard to the amount of stored electricity in the electrical storage device, and a computing unit which, if the amount of stored electricity in the electrical storage device reaches the discharge command region stored in the storage unit, computes an additional drive torque command value for increasing the amount of powering of the electric motor in accordance with the amount of stored electricity in the electrical storage device, the computing unit further outputting the additional drive torque command value to the electric motor to drive the swing structure..
| Method for adjusting tire pressure|
A method for adjusting the pressure in at least one first and one second tire of a vehicle from a starting value to a target value, includes that the target value is located between the starting value and a pressure of a pressure reservoir. The method includes allowing air to flow through a first line between the first tire and the reservoir and through a second line between the second tire and the reservoir, determining which tire is likely to reach the target value sooner and throttling the air flow through the line of the tire identified in the determining increasing the air flow through the line of the tire that was not identified in the step of determining..
| Control system for auxiliary power unit of a vehicle|
A method of controlling an auxiliary power unit of a vehicle. The auxiliary power unit is in communication with an air conditioning system of the vehicle and includes an engine and an alternator coupled to the engine.
| Apparatus and method of controlling motor torque for environment friendly vehicle|
Disclosed is a method of controlling motor torque of a vehicle capable of increasing vehicle mileage and improving fuel efficiency by adjusting regenerative torque of a motor according to a driving tendency of a driver when a vehicle is in a coasting mode by detecting a driving tendency of a driver by analyzing the number of brake pedal operations and engaging depth of a brake pedal for a predetermined period. .
| Ldv for airdrops|
A method of using a light detection system for increasing the accuracy of a precision airdrop is described. Radiation is transmitted to target areas between an airborne vehicle and a dropzone target.
| Catalysts and processes for preparing aldehydes|
Use of a unique supramolecular assembly of a pyridylphosphine ligand and a metal centered porphyrin complex is shown to give unprecedented selectivities to branched aldehydes via rhodium catalyzed hydroformylation of unsubstituted linear alpha-olefins such as propylene and 1-octene. Increasing the syngas pressure is shown to have a beneficial effect on branched aldehyde selectivity as is increasing the ratio of carbon monoxide to hydrogen used in the hydroformylation reaction..
| Process for the derivatization of cellulose|
There is disclosed a process for the derivatization of cellulose comprising the sequential steps: a) mixing cellulose with a viscosity below 900 ml/g with an aqueous solution to obtain a liquid, wherein particles comprising cellulose in said liquid have a diameter of maximum 200 nm, wherein the temperature of the aqueous solution is below 20° c., and wherein the ph of the aqueous solution is above 12, b) subjecting the liquid to at least one of the steps: i) decreasing the ph of the liquid with at least 1 ph unit, ii) increasing the temperature by at least 20° c., and c) derivatization of the cellulose. Advantages include that there is provided the possibility to derivatize cellulose faster and to a greater extent after the treatment.
| Pyrimidine compounds inhibiting the formation of nitric oxide and prostaglandin e2, method of production thereof and use thereof|
The invention provides pyrimidine compounds of general formula (i), which reduce simultaneously the production of nitric oxide (no) and prostaglandin e2 (pge2). They have no negative effect on the viability of cells in concentrations decreasing the production of these factors by up to 50%; they are not cytotoxic.
| Compounds useful as modulators of trpm8|
The present invention includes compounds useful as modulators of trpm8, such as compounds of formula (i) and the subgenus and species thereof; personal products containing those compounds; and the use of those compounds and the personal products, particularly the use of increasing or inducing chemesthetic sensations, such as cooling or cold sensations.. .
| Novel formulations for dermal, transdermal and mucosal use 1|
A dermal, transdermal and/or mucosal formulation for topical application on skin, comprising an active pharmaceutical ingredient and a pharmaceutically acceptable solvent, and an anti-solvent; wherein the active pharmaceutical ingredient is soluble in the solvent in the absence of the anti-solvent, and wherein the active pharmaceutical ingredient is substantially in the solid state in the presence of the anti-solvent. A method for increasing the stability of an active pharmaceutical ingredient..
| Maintenance of platelet inhibition during antiplatelet therapy|
A method for reducing or maintaining platelet inhibition in a patient by administering cangrelor prior to an invasive procedure is described. The method of this invention can be used for patients in need of antiplatelet therapy or at risk of thrombosis.
| Method for producing cultured root of purple ginseng|
The present invention relates to a novel method for processing a cultured root of purple wild ginseng for increasing saponin content and to the cultured root of the purple wild ginseng which is processed thereby. The present invention can provide the cultured root of wild ginseng having significantly higher content of a specific ginsenoside, and can increase the productivity and economic efficiency by simplifying the production process..
The present invention derives from the finding that increased levels of toll like receptor 4 (tlr4) is associated with liver failure and renal dysfunction and/or brain dysfunction and that by decreasing tlr4 levels in vivo, the kidney and brain consequences of liver disease that are precipitated by superimposed infection or inflammation may be reduced. Accordingly, the invention provides tlr4 antagonists for use in a method of treating an individual suffering from liver disease presenting with renal or brain dysfunction..
| Golf ball with lattice reinforced layer|
A golf ball includes a lattice reinforced layer, which is a layer made of at least two materials with different properties. The materials are interlocked with each other, where one material forms a grid with pores while the other material protrudes through the pores.
| Managing alerts based on context|
Systems and methods are provided for managing alerts provided to a user of a mobile device based on context of the mobile device. For example, a perimeter of a geo fence can be decreased when the mobile device enters a particular context (such as when the user is traveling on a train), thereby decreasing unwanted alerts.
| Multi-antenna/multi-receiver array diversity system|
The present invention is a system for increasing signal-to-noise ratio (snr) in a wireless communication system comprising a plurality of antennas each antenna providing a signal, a device for selecting a subset of signals provided by the plurality of antennas, a maximum ratio combiner for summing the selected subset of signals provided by the plurality of antennas, and a decision device for measuring the selected subset of signals against a predefined threshold. The device for selecting the subset of signals is coupled to the plurality of antennas.
| Deposition apparatus and method for manufacturing organic light emitting diode display using the same|
A deposition apparatus includes: a deposition source including a spray nozzle linearly arranged in a first direction and discharging a deposition material; and a pair of angle control members disposed at both sides of the deposition source and controlling a discharging direction angle of the deposition material. Each angle control member includes a rotation axis parallel to the first direction, and a plurality of shielding plates inst7lled about the rotation axis and separated from each other by a predetermined interval around the rotation axis.
| Non-natural amino acid replication-dependent microorganisms and vaccines|
Compositions and methods of producing vaccines, including methods wherein whole organism vaccines are provided with limited replication abilities, thereby increasing vaccine safety and efficacy, through the use of non-natural, unnatural, or non-naturally encoded amino acids.. .
| Fuel cell system|
Provided is a fuel cell system for generating electricity by supplying a fuel cell with an anode gas and a cathode gas, the fuel cell system including: a buffer tank for storing an anode-off gas discharged from the fuel cell; a control valve for controlling a pressure of the anode gas supplied to the fuel cell; and anode gas pressure control means for controlling the control valve to increase the pressure of the anode gas as a required output increases. The anode gas pressure control means adjusts, in a transient operation in which the required output decreases, an opening of the control valve to a predetermined opening, thereby decreasing the pressure of the anode gas while supplying the anode gas..
| Electrochemical cell based on lithium technology with internal reference electrode, process for its production and methods for simultaneous monitoring of the voltage or impedance of the anode and the cathode thereof|
The present invention is directed to an electrochemical cell based on lithium technology, comprising the following components: a positive electrode containing a cathode material, a separator made of an electrically insulating material, a negative a electrode containing an anode material, the electrodes and the separator having layer or sheet form, a liquid and/or solid ion conductor material for transportation of lithium ions between the positive and the negative electrode, the said components being sealed within a casing, wherein the positive and the negative electrode each comprise an electrically conducting structure extending through a wall of the casing for further electrical connection, characterized in that it further comprises: a reference electrode within the said casing which is electrically insulated from the positive and the negative electrode, the reference electrode having layer or sheet form comprising at least one non-metallic lithium compound, and an electrically conducting structure in layer or sheet form being in electrical contact with the said reference electrode, the electrically conducting structure extending through a wall of the casing for further electrical connection. The invention is further directed to a method for the preparation of this electrochemical cell, to a method for measuring the voltage or the impedance of a cathode and/or of an anode of such an electrochemical cell based on lithium technology, and to driving methods of said cell, decreasing aging phenomena and improving its life duration..
| Edible filling and method of making an edible filling|
An edible filling formed of protein-containing solid particles in a fat-containing carrier having lecithin during wet particle size reduction to emulsify before enough starch is added to absorb excess or free fat-containing carrier when mixed together. One preferred particle size reduction method step employs wet grinding of proteins in a ball mill disposed in a fat containing oil or shortening carrier until substantially all of the proteins have been reduced in size to a particle size of less than 40 microns enabling the reduced size protein particles to remain in suspension in the resultant filling for an extended period of time increasing filling storage or shelf life while also producing a filling of more uniform appearance, texture and taste.
| Method of increasing omega-3 content in poultry|
A feed supplement for poultry consisting of distillers dried grains with solubles (ddgs) and flaxseed. The supplement is prepared using a dry extrusion process.
| Therapeutic method and associated compound for augmenting the liver's metabolization of oxygen-modified toxins|
A therapeutic method and associated composition for counteracting the negative and toxic physiological effects of the consumption or production of oxygen-modified toxins, such as alcohol, congeners, and associated metabolites, by augmenting or restoring the liver's ability to metabolize said elements, thereby preventing or abating the negative effects of the toxins, such as the symptoms of a hangover in the case of alcohol. Oxygen-infused water with a high solubilization level combined with caffeine, sodium, potassium, dextrose, or flavoring elements provides a therapeutic and pleasant dose before, during, or after the intake of alcohol, thereby increasing the metabolism of oxygen-modified toxin, alcohol, congener, and associated metabolites, replenishing nutrient levels deteriorated by toxin-introduction or alcohol consumption, and treating hangover symptoms..
| Human endogenous retrovirus polypeptide compositions and methods of use thereof|
The present invention provides isolated herv polypeptides; and compositions, including immunogenic compositions, comprising a herv polypeptide. The present invention provides immunogenic compositions comprising a nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a herv polypeptide.
| Treatment of myelosuppression|
Methods are presented for attenuating myelosuppressive side effects of treatment regimens, promoting thrombopoiesis and neutrophil production, and increasing efficacy of treatment regimens, by administering pf4-interacting heparinoids.. .
| Compositions and methods for altering tissue specificity and improving aav9-mediated gene transfer|
A method of altering the targeting and/or cellular uptake efficiency of an adeno-associated virus (aav) viral vector having a capsid containing an aav9 cell surface binding domain is described. The method involves modifying a clade f cell surface receptor which comprises a glycan having a terminal sialic acid residue and a penultimate β-galactose residue.
| Oncolytic adenoviral vectors and methods and uses related thereto|
The present invention relates to the fields of life sciences and medicine. Specifically, the invention relates to cancer therapies.