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 Power delay profile based indoor outdoor detection patent thumbnailPower delay profile based indoor outdoor detection
A detector in a mobile device receives input from a modem, determines whether the mobile device is indoor or outdoor based on the modem-supplied input, and stores in memory a binary value to indicate an indoor-outdoor state of the mobile device. In certain embodiments, the mobile device includes a modem of a cell phone and the modem-supplied input includes an estimate of a power delay profile.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Techniques for predicting perceptual video quality patent thumbnailTechniques for predicting perceptual video quality
In one embodiment of the present invention, a quality trainer and quality calculator collaborate to establish a consistent perceptual quality metric via machine learning. In a training phase, the quality trainer leverages machine intelligence techniques to create a perceptual quality model that combines objective metrics to optimally track a subjective metric assigned during viewings of training videos.
Netflix, Inc


 3d resist profile aware etch-bias model patent thumbnail3d resist profile aware etch-bias model
Systems and techniques for using a three-dimension (3d) resist profile aware etch-bias model are described. A 3d resist profile aware etch-bias model can be calibrated based on empirical data.
Synopsys, Inc.


 System and  identifying location of gunfire from a moving object patent thumbnailSystem and identifying location of gunfire from a moving object
A system and method for identifying the location of gunfire from a moving object in which at least two spaced apart microphones are positioned on the moving object. The output from the microphones is decomposed into intrinsic mode functions by using empirical mode decomposition.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i


 Inflow performance relationship for multilateral wells patent thumbnailInflow performance relationship for multilateral wells
Described herein is an empirical model to estimate inflow performance relationship (ipr) of fishbone wells. A reservoir simulation model is formulated and initial values for a plurality of reservoir and fishbone well parameters are assigned.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals


 Apparatus, system, and  intraocular lens power calculation using a regression formula incorporating corneal spherical aberration patent thumbnailApparatus, system, and intraocular lens power calculation using a regression formula incorporating corneal spherical aberration
An intraocular lens, and a system and method of providing an intraocular lens, having at least one characteristic of the intraocular lens customized in accordance with a modified regression that includes a modification for corneal spherical aberration. The lens, system and method may indicate measuring at least one biometric parameter of an eye at a desired light level, determining a desired postoperative condition of the eye, obtaining a corneal spherical aberration of the eye, applying at least one empirically derived regression calculation, and predictively estimating, in accordance with an output of the at least one empirically derived regression calculation, the at least one characteristic of the intraocular lens to obtain the desired postoperative condition.
Amo Groningen B.v.


 System and  recording a bite of an edentulous individual patent thumbnailSystem and recording a bite of an edentulous individual
A method and system for determining a bite of an edentulous individual. The individual's maxillary and mandibular dental arches are scanned to provide first data for preparing a model of the arches.
Trispera Dental Inc.


 Aggregate location dynometer (ald) patent thumbnailAggregate location dynometer (ald)
An aggregate location dynometer (ald) in a physical wireless network alerts to a problematic crowd risk using location based services (lbs). An aggregate location dynometer (ald) comprises a network monitor, a crowd risk determinant and an alert module.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


 Plasma etching systems and methods using empirical mode decomposition patent thumbnailPlasma etching systems and methods using empirical mode decomposition
A substrate etching system includes an etching control module, a filtering module, and an endpoint module. The etching control module selectively begins plasma etching of a substrate within an etching chamber.
Lam Research Corporation


 Techniques for estimating compound probability distribution by simulating large empirical samples with scalable parallel and distributed processing patent thumbnailTechniques for estimating compound probability distribution by simulating large empirical samples with scalable parallel and distributed processing
Techniques for estimated compound probability distribution are described. An apparatus comprising a configuration component, perturbation component, sample generation controller, an aggregation component, a distribution fitting component, and statistics generation component.
Sas Institute Inc.


Data center power consumption characterization

A method for characterizing the power consumption of a data center includes the steps of measuring one or more power consumption parameters associated with the data center when no workload is present, generating one or more workloads in the data center in which one or more three phase pdus include an imbalanced phase, measuring one or more power consumption parameters associated with the data center during the one or more generated workflows, and characterizing the power consumption of the data center due to phase imbalance of the one or more three phase pdus based on the measurements. By characterizing the power consumption of the data center due to phase imbalance based on empirical measurements, an accurate characterization of the power consumption attributable to phase imbalance can be achieved..
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona Stat E University

Refractive index measurement of liquids over a broad spectral range

Techniques described herein generally relate to a refractometer. Using electromagnetic energy, the refractometer can accurately measure refractive index of a liquid without bulky precision optics.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Hyperspectral demixing using foveated compressive projections

The present disclosure generally relates to systems and methods for spectral demixing. An example technique includes obtaining empirical spectroscopic data representing a plurality of frequencies of electromagnetic energy that has interacted with a specimen, accessing a computer readable representation of a hierarchal spectral cluster tree representing a spectral library, demixing, with data on each of a plurality of levels of the hierarchal spectral cluster tree, foveated spectroscopic data derived from the empirical spectroscopic data, identifying at least one node in the hierarchal spectral cluster tree as corresponding to the empirical spectroscopic data, and outputting an endmember abundance assessment of the specimen corresponding to at least the at least one node..
The Boeing Company

Method for estimating inflow performance relationship (ipr) of snaky oil horizontal wells

An apparatus and a method of formulating an empirical correlation model that estimates inflow performance relationship (ipr) of a snaky well. The model provisions for determining inclination and azimuth direction of the snaky well.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

Solvent self-reactions with p(cn)3 to produce films and particles of c3n3p

A material with the empirical formula c3n3p is made by polymerizing p(cn)3 in a polar aprotic solvent such as acetonitrile, by heating, irradiation with ultraviolet light, and/or using a polymerization initiator and/or a catalyst.. .
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Acoustic camera based audio visual scene analysis

Techniques are disclosed for scene analysis including the use of acoustic imaging and computer audio vision processes for monitoring applications. In some embodiments, an acoustic image device is utilized with a microphone array, image sensor, acoustic image controller, and a controller.
Intel Corporation

Behavioral profiling with actionable feedback methodologies and systems

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to behavioral profiling with actionable feedback methodologies and systems. Benchmarking of profiles against empirical data can be utilized to determine areas of weakness in profiles or asymmetries relative to a benchmark.
Totem

Characterization of fluids with drag reducing additives in a couette device

A method is provided for characterizing fluid flow in a pipe where the fluid includes a drag reducing polymer of a particular type and particular concentration. A computational model is configured to model flow of a fluid in a pipe.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Systems and methods for modeling product temperature from ambient temperature

A system for modeling temperature changes of a product by measuring temperatures of other entities, such as ambient air. A conductance calculation is utilized that describes a relationship between the difference between the logs of temperature differences and the amount of time passed.
Carrier Corporation

Method and system of signal processing for phase-amplitude coupling and amplitude-amplitude coupling

A method implemented in a system of signal processing for phase-amplitude coupling (pac) and amplitude-amplitude coupling (aac), wherein comprises: decomposing a non-stationary signal by an ensemble empirical mode decomposition (eemd) into a plurality of intrinsic mode functions (imfs), receiving a phase function and an amplitude function from the imfs, then comparing the phase function with the amplitude function on a time domain to generate a plurality of scattering plots. Further more, multiplying the scattering plots by the modulation index to generate a frequency spectrum.
Hangzhou Shekedi Biotech Co., Ltd

Trusted third party broker for collection and private sharing of successful computer security practices

A trusted third party broker collects information concerning successful computer security practices from multiple organizations, and privately shares collected information at an inter-organizational level. Information concerning empirically successful computer security practices is received from multiple source organizations.
Symantec Corporation

Fingerprint verification system

Embodiments of apparatus, computer program product, and method for verifying fingerprint images are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of verifying fingerprint images includes receiving an inquiry fingerprint image of a user, identifying pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, identifying minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, determining a weighted combination of the pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image and the minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, where the weighted combination comprises a pattern matching weight and a minutiae matching weight derived in accordance with a separation of a first empirical probability density function of genuine fingerprints from a second empirical probability density function of impostor fingerprints, and verifying the inquiry fingerprint image based on a set of fused scores computed using the weighted combination of the pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image and the minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and programmatically adjusting the relative importance of content data as behavioral data changes

Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are described herein that are configured for creating a hybrid recommendation algorithm that programmatically decreases the importance of the content-based data as the basis of affinity data supporting collaborative filtering grows over time. One example embodiment may include a method for computing a content based similarity metric between a first item and a second item, accessing each of one or more instances of affinity data; and calculating an overall similarity metric between the first item and the second item, the overall similarity metric being a function of the content based similarity metric between the first item and the second item and a number of instances of empirical data for the items, the function defined such that as the number of instances of empirical data increases, the overall similarity metric increases a relative contribution in favor of the empirical data..
Socialtopias, Llc

Detection and mitigation of denial-of-service attacks in wireless communication networks

A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining data relating to a set of collision events on a shared channel on a wireless network according to a contention-based access protocol in which a plurality of terminals attempt to access the channel contemporaneously. A probability of collision in the channel is estimated and a probability distribution of time intervals between access attempts is generated based on the estimated probability of collision.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Electronic transaction system with entitlement and promotion engines

A system for selling and administering the redemption of travel site access and other privileges to consumers has a computer connected to the internet that pushes and pulls data to and from a database including site and privilege data, such as, description, cost, purchases, access code, privilege redemption and promotion data. The consumer may purchase access to sites and goods over the internet and are provided with an access code which can be presented to the consumer in a variety of forms in accordance with the consumer's preference.
Leisure Pass Group, Limited

Building control system with empirical uncertainty determination for energy use model parameters

A building control system uses an empirical technique to determine the uncertainty in parameters of an energy use model. The energy use model is used to predict energy consumption of a building site as a function of the model parameters and one or more predictor variables.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Method and device for determining a nutritional state of a plant

A method and an instrument for determining a nutritional state of a plant with respect to one or more nutrients is provided. The method comprises the steps of recording a time series of a fluorescence induction signal of a tissue sample of the plant using a fluorometer device to obtain signal data, wherein the time series at least comprises signal data within the rising portion of the fluorescence induction signal, and determining the nutritional state from an empirical model applied to the signal data, wherein the empirical model is based on pre-recorded reference data and relates nutritional states to shape-related features in the progression of the fluorescence induction signal..
University Of Copenhagen

Empirical beam hardening correction for differential phase contrast ct

A beam hardening correction method, a related calibration method for tomographic image data and a related apparatus. The tomographic image data includes attenuation data (f) and phase gradient data (g) and/or small angle scattering data (h).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Systems and methods for non-invasive blood pressure measurement

Systems and methods for non-invasive blood pressure measurement are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system comprises a wearable member configured to generate first and second signals (e.g., ppg signals), and a blood pressure calculation system.
Echo Labs, Inc.

Apparatus and accurate energy device state-of-charge (soc) monitoring and control using real-time state-of-health (soh) data

A device and associated testing method for empirically determining the state-of-charge of an electrochemical energy device, comprising: applying electrical excitations to the energy device at a predetermined electrical excitation frequency ωe; applying mechanical excitations to the energy device at a predetermined mechanical excitation frequency ωm; measuring an electrically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωe) between voltage (v) and current (i) within the energy device from applying the electrical excitations; measuring a mechanically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωm) between voltage (v) and current (i) within the energy device from applying the mechanical excitations; and deducing the empirical real-time state-of-health of the energy device by comparing the electrically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωe) with the mechanically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωm); and using the deduced state of health to determine the state of charge.. .

Integrated medicine health promotion

An integrated medicine method for treating and preventing disease, and promoting health is established. The integrated medicine method utilizes western medicine, natural medicine, chinese medicine, functional medicine, and bio-energy/bio-information medicine to assess health and provide treatments and health adjustments.
Total Wellness Clinic

Apparatus, system, and intraocular lens power calculation using a regression formula incorporating corneal spherical aberration

Optical power=constant1*(biometric parameter)+constant0*(corneal spherical aberration). Constant1 and constant0 comprise an empirically derived factor across other eyes.

Modeling of crop growth for desired moisture content of bovine feedstuff and determination of harvest windows for high-moisture corn using field-level diagnosis and forecasting of weather conditions and observations and user input of harvest condition states

A modeling framework for evaluating the impact of weather conditions on farming and harvest operations applies real-time, field-level weather data and forecasts of meteorological and climatological conditions together with user-provided and/or observed feedback of a present state of a harvest-related condition to agronomic models and to generate a plurality of harvest advisory outputs for precision agriculture. A harvest advisory model simulates and predicts the impacts of this weather information and user-provided and/or observed feedback in one or more physical, empirical, or artificial intelligence models of precision agriculture to analyze crops, plants, soils, and resulting agricultural commodities, and provides harvest advisory outputs to a diagnostic support tool for users to enhance farming and harvest decision-making, whether by providing pre-, post-, or in situ-harvest operations and crop analyses..
Iteris, Inc.

Modeling of crop growth for desired moisture content of bovine feedstuff and determination of harvest windows for corn earlage using field-level diagnosis and forecasting of weather conditions and field observations

A modeling framework for evaluating the impact of weather conditions on farming and harvest operations applies real-time, field-level weather data and forecasts of meteorological and climatological conditions together with user-provided and/or observed feedback of a present state of a harvest-related condition to agronomic models and to generate a plurality of harvest advisory outputs for precision agriculture. A harvest advisory model simulates and predicts the impacts of this weather information and user-provided and/or observed feedback in one or more physical, empirical, or artificial intelligence models of precision agriculture to analyze crops, plants, soils, and resulting agricultural commodities, and provides harvest advisory outputs to a diagnostic support tool for users to enhance farming and harvest decision-making, whether by providing pre-, post-, or in situ-harvest operations and crop analyses..
Iteris, Inc.

Modeling of crop growth for desired moisture content of bovine feedstuff and determination of harvest windows for corn silage using field-level diagnosis and forecasting of weather conditions and field observations

A modeling framework for evaluating the impact of weather conditions on farming and harvest operations applies real-time, field-level weather data and forecasts of meteorological and climatological conditions together with user-provided and/or observed feedback of a present state of a harvest-related condition to agronomic models and to generate a plurality of harvest advisory outputs for precision agriculture. A harvest advisory model simulates and predicts the impacts of this weather information and user-provided and/or observed feedback in one or more physical, empirical, or artificial intelligence models of precision agriculture to analyze crops, plants, soils, and resulting agricultural commodities, and provides harvest advisory outputs to a diagnostic support tool for users to enhance farming and harvest decision-making, whether by providing pre-, post-, or in situ-harvest operations and crop analyses..
Iteris, Inc.

Modeling of crop growth for desired moisture content of targeted livestock feedstuff for determination of harvest windows using field-level diagnosis and forecasting of weather conditions and observations and user input of harvest condition states

A modeling framework for evaluating the impact of weather conditions on farming and harvest operations applies real-time, field-level weather data and forecasts of meteorological and climatological conditions together with user-provided and/or observed feedback of a present state of a harvest-related condition to agronomic models and to generate a plurality of harvest advisory outputs for precision agriculture. A harvest advisory model simulates and predicts the impacts of this weather information and user-provided and/or observed feedback in one or more physical, empirical, or artificial intelligence models of precision agriculture to analyze crops, plants, soils, and resulting agricultural commodities, and provides harvest advisory outputs to a diagnostic support tool for users to enhance farming and harvest decision-making, whether by providing pre-, post-, or in situ-harvest operations and crop analyses..
Iteris, Inc.

Assessment of moisture content of stored crop, and modeling usage of in-bin drying to control moisture level based on anticipated atmospheric conditions and forecast time periods of energy usage to achieve desired rate of grain moisture change through forced-air ventilation

A modeling framework for evaluating the impact of weather conditions on farming and harvest operations applies real-time, field-level weather data and forecasts of meteorological and climatological conditions together with user-provided and/or observed feedback of a present state of a harvest-related condition to agronomic models and to generate a plurality of harvest advisory outputs for precision agriculture. A harvest advisory model simulates and predicts the impacts of this weather information and user-provided and/or observed feedback in one or more physical, empirical, or artificial intelligence models of precision agriculture to analyze crops, plants, soils, and resulting agricultural commodities, and provides harvest advisory outputs to a diagnostic support tool for users to enhance farming and harvest decision-making, whether by providing pre-, post-, or in situ-harvest operations and crop analyses..
Iteris, Inc.

Diminishing detonator effectiveness through electromagnetic effects

An inductively coupled transmission line with distributed electromotive force source and an alternative coupling model based on empirical data and theory were developed to initiate bridge wire melt for a detonator with an open and a short circuit detonator load. In the latter technique, the model was developed to exploit incomplete knowledge of the open circuited detonator using tendencies common to all of the open circuit loads examined.
University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Method of controlling a rate at which an upstream process feeds a conditioned product to a downstream process

A method of controlling an upstream and a downstream process wherein the upstream process conditions a stream of product delivered to the downstream process is provided. The control method uses an empirically determined formula to determine a metric for adjusting the activity of the upstream process to thereby adjust the rate with which the upstream process conditions and feeds a stream of conditioned product to the downstream process.
Heat And Control, Inc.

System and automatic intention evaluation and communication routing

A communication system and method for routing communications can include a communication device that is configured to route a communication connection based on empirical data relating to an attempted communication. For instance, in some embodiments the device of a communication system can be configured to utilize stored and classified empirical data for automatically determining a subject of an attempted communication made by a user via the user's communication terminal and dependencies the user for that attempted communication may have on a callee for use in establishing a connection for the caller based on the determined dependencies and determined subject of the attempted communication.
Unify Gmbh & Co. Kg

Placeholders for dynamic components in html streaming

A method of speeding up the delivery of a dynamic webpage is disclosed. A request for a webpage is received, the webpage including one or more dynamic components.
Instart Logic, Inc.

Html streaming

A method of speeding up the delivery of a dynamic webpage is disclosed. A request for a webpage is received, the webpage including one or more dynamic components.
Instart Logic, Inc.

Method for automatic detection of anatomical landmarks in volumetric data

Embodiments of a method for detection of plurality of three-dimensional cephalometric landmarks in volumetric data are disclosed. In some embodiments, a three-dimensional matrix is developed by stacking of volumetric data and the bony structure is segmented through thresholding.
National Informatics Centre-department Of Electronics And Information Technology

System and correlating point-to-point sky clearness for use in photovoltaic fleet output estimation with the aid of a digital computer

Statistically representing point-to-point photovoltaic power estimation and area-to-point conversion of satellite pixel irradiance data are described. Accuracy on correlated overhead sky clearness is bounded by evaluating a mean and standard deviation between recorded irradiance measures and the forecast irradiance measures.
Clean Power Research, L.l.c.

A hybrid method based on simulation and experimental data to normalize pet data

A medical system (28) for normalization correction of an imaging system (10) includes a detector geometry correction unit (44), a crystal efficiency unit (46), and a normalization unit (54). The detector geometry correction unit (44) mathematically calculates a detector geometry correction component for a type of scanner (12) of interest.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Validation of bottom-up attributions to channels in an advertising campaign

A method, system, and computer program product for forming and validating a predictive model. The predictive model is based on empirically-determined data taken from one or more user encounters.

Raised floor plenum tool

According to various aspects and embodiments, a system and method for use with a raised floor data center is provided. The method according to one aspect includes receiving input data, including data related to at least one data center design parameter, determining tile airflow uniformity using the input data and at least one empirical correlation, implementing an analytical model to determine airflow distribution, the analytical model including at least one empirical formula, and using the tile airflow uniformity and the airflow distribution to evaluate airflow in a data center design..

Method and active load impedance monitoring

An apparatus that includes a power amplifier; a load that is operatively connected to be electrically driven from the power amplifier; and an impedance monitor that is configured to in real-time identify a favorable segment within an output waveform of the power amplifier, model the baseline power spectral density of a load driven by the power amplifier during the identified segment of the output waveform, sample an empirical power spectral density of the load during the identified segment of the output waveform, and indicate a load fault in the event that the empirical power spectral density deviates from the baseline power spectral density beyond at least one pre-determined error criteria.. .

Complexes of rna and cationic peptides for transfection and for immunostimulation

The present invention relates to a complexed rna, comprising at least one rna complexed with one or more oligopeptides, wherein the oligopeptide, which has the function of cell-penetrating peptide (cpp), has a length of 8 to 15 amino acids and has the empirical formula (arg)l; (lys)m; (his)n; (om)o; (xaa)x with the majority of residues being selected from arg, lys, his, om. The invention further relates to a method for transfecting a cell or an organism, thereby applying the inventive complexed rna.



Empirical topics:
  • Mathematica
  • Aberration
  • Lower Bound
  • Permutation
  • Dimensional Measurement
  • Best Practices
  • Best Practice
  • Ocular Lens
  • Postoperative
  • Anterior Chamber
  • Intraocular
  • Intraocular Lens
  • Transceiver
  • Calibration
  • Modulation


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