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Method for determining change of properties in a near-borehole zone of a formation due to invasion of a drilling mud

Schlumberger Technology

Method for determining change of properties in a near-borehole zone of a formation due to invasion of a drilling mud

Inflow performance relationship for horizontal wells producing oil from multi-layered heterogeneous solution gas-drive…

Inflow performance relationship for horizontal wells producing oil from multi-layered heterogeneous solution gas-drive…

Inflow performance relationship for horizontal wells producing oil from multi-layered heterogeneous solution gas-drive…

Schlumberger Technology

Method for determining changes in parameters of a porous medium subjected to a contaminant

Date/App# patent app List of recent Empirical-related patents
06/25/15
20150180889
 Using new edges for anomaly detection in computer networks patent thumbnailUsing new edges for anomaly detection in computer networks
Creation of new edges in a network may be used as an indication of a potential attack on the network. Historical data of a frequency with which nodes in a network create and receive new edges may be analyzed.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc
06/25/15
20150176398
 Method for determining change of properties in a near-borehole zone of a formation due to invasion of a drilling mud patent thumbnailMethod for determining change of properties in a near-borehole zone of a formation due to invasion of a drilling mud
A core sample is taken from a wall of a borehole and at least one core fragment is cut from the core sample. The irradiation of the core fragments is carried out with longitudinal acoustic waves and a propagation velocity of the longitudinal acoustic waves in each of the core fragments is measured.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/18/15
20150168596
 Inflow performance relationship for horizontal wells producing oil from multi-layered heterogeneous solution gas-drive reservoirs patent thumbnailInflow performance relationship for horizontal wells producing oil from multi-layered heterogeneous solution gas-drive reservoirs
Reservoir heterogeneity is included in the simulation model by incorporating a semi-variogram function. Finally, a new single empirical ipr model is obtained for horizontal wells producing oil from heterogeneous solution gas drive reservoirs suitable for systems with different reservoir permeability.
06/18/15
20150168286
 Method for determining changes in parameters of a porous medium subjected to a contaminant patent thumbnailMethod for determining changes in parameters of a porous medium subjected to a contaminant
A source and a receiver of acoustic waves are placed on opposite surfaces of a porous medium sample. A first irradiation of at least one part of the sample with longitudinal acoustic waves is carried out.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/18/15
20150164413
 Method of creating anesthetic consciousness index with artificial neural network patent thumbnailMethod of creating anesthetic consciousness index with artificial neural network
A method of creating an anesthetic consciousness index with an artificial neural network includes, obtaining physiological signals, including electroencephalographic signals and eye movement signals, from subjects during a physiological signal monitoring process; filtering noise out of the physiological signals by empirical mode decomposition (emd); calculating sample entropy values of the noise-removed physiological signals; obtaining sample entropy value sets of the physiological signals; repeating the aforesaid steps to effectuate measurement, noise-filtering, and sample entropy value calculation of the subjects' physiological signals and thus obtain a sample entropy value set; and applying an artificial neural network in conducting regression analysis of the sample entropy value set and a set of levels of consciousness measured with a physiological signal monitor during the physiological signal monitoring process, thereby creating the anesthetic consciousness index model for evaluating the level of consciousness of an anesthetized patient during the physiological signal monitoring process.. .
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology
06/11/15
20150162092
 Memory device with defined programming transaction time patent thumbnailMemory device with defined programming transaction time
This disclosure provides a method of accurately determining expected transaction times associated with flash memory subdivisions, such as devices, blocks or pages. By performing a test transaction to program each bit of each such unit, the maximum expected programming time of each unit may be determined in advance and used for scheduling purposes.
Rambus Inc.
06/11/15
20150160368
 Anisotropy parameter estimation patent thumbnailAnisotropy parameter estimation
A method and apparatus for estimating a rock physics model anisotropic parameter for a geological subsurface. A volume fraction of dry clay minerals present in the geological subsurface is determined.
Statoil Petroleum As
06/11/15
20150160079
 Fast responsive personalized thermometer patent thumbnailFast responsive personalized thermometer
The processor may also empirically calculate a bias value as a function of the peak value of q vs. Ts.
06/11/15
20150157795
 Balanced physiological monitoring and treatment system patent thumbnailBalanced physiological monitoring and treatment system
A system and method for providing balanced, automated regulation of a patient's physiological condition by monitoring at least one physiological parameter and, optionally, monitoring and controlling additional physiological parameters, is disclosed. The system includes a physiological parameter monitor, an intelligent control device and a multi-channel delivery device for providing controlled intravenous delivery of at least two medications that affect the physiological condition being controlled.
06/04/15
20150154348
 Method and  analyzing genetic data patent thumbnailMethod and analyzing genetic data
A method and apparatus for analyzing genetic data of a subject generates a plurality of bootstrap data sets having binary response variables related to a specific response from the genetic data; determines a first bootstrap data set that represents the bootstrap data sets, based on distributions of the binary response variables; generates permutation null distributions by permutating the first bootstrap data set p (where p is a natural number) times; and calculates an empirical power of the bootstrap data sets by testing respective levels of significance of the bootstrap data sets based on the permutation null distributions.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
05/28/15
20150150128

Method and intercepting or cleaning-up plugins


The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for intercepting or cleaning-up plugins. The methods may include: obtaining performance attributes of a plugin; determining if the plugin meets a performance criterion based on the obtained performance attributes and empirical data; and intercepting or cleaning-up the plugin if the plugin does not meet the performance criterion.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
05/28/15
20150148506

System and rapid transitioning of polyolefin processes from one product to another


A gas-phase polyolefin reactor system for rapidly transitioning from one polyolefin product to another is disclosed. The reactor system comprises a control valve, a high-flow valve, a polyolefin reactor, a flow meter, a totalizer and an empirical model.
Ineos Usa, Llc
05/28/15
20150147234

System and rapid transitioning of polyolefin processes from one product to another


A gas-phase polyolefin reactor system for rapidly transitioning from one polyolefin product to another is disclosed. The reactor system comprises a control valve, a high-flow valve, a polyolefin reactor, a flow meter, a totalizer and an empirical model.
Ineos Usa, Llc
05/28/15
20150146550

Method of and system for optimizing an empirical propagation prediction model in a mobile communications network


A propagation prediction model having adjustable parameters is optimized in a mobile communications network, by subdividing a service area into a plurality of map tiles, predicting a tile reliability from the model for each map tile, averaging the predicted tile reliability from all the map tiles to obtain a predicted average service area reliability, measuring a service area reliability for all the map tiles to obtain a measured service area reliability, comparing the predicted average service area reliability with the predicted average service area reliability, and adjusting the parameters of the model when the measured service area reliability differs from the predicted average service area reliability by a predetermined amount.. .
Motorola Solutions, Inc
05/21/15
20150143019

Inexpensive solid-state storage through write throttling


Many of the benefits of solid-state-based storage devices can be obtained, while minimizing the costs associated therewith, by write-throttling solid-state storage media in accordance with empirically derived capabilities. Untested solid-state storage media can be obtained inexpensively due to the lack of waste that is otherwise been inherent in the testing and subsequent discarding of solid-state storage media whose capabilities do not meet stringent manufacturer standards.
Microsoft Corporation
05/21/15
20150141257

Sequence capture method using specialized capture probes (heatseq)


The present invention is a novel protocol for the massively parallel production of improved mips. The molecular improvements to the mip cover the manufacturing of the probes, the workflow, the addition of unique sequence elements which connote sample specificity, and a sequence tag which uniquely identifies a specific molecule present in the initial sample population.
Roche Nimblegen, Inc.
05/21/15
20150140938

Method for selecting state of a reconfigurable antenna in a communication system via machine learning


A method for selecting the state of a reconfigurable antenna installed at either the receiver or transmitter of a communication system is provided. The proposed method uses online learning algorithm based on the theory of multi-armed bandit to perform antenna state selection.
Drexel University
05/07/15
20150127278

Method and device for ascertaining required charging time


A method and a device are provided for ascertaining the time required to fully charging a battery of the device. The device ascertains the type of power supply being used when charging the device by ascertaining the time required to fully charge the device based on a historical charging speed and an empirical charging speed corresponding to the power supply's type.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
04/30/15
20150120689

Empirically determined search query replacement


Systems and methods for automatically generating replacement query terms that offer improved search efficiency. Recommended search query terms are generated based on statistic information derived from empirical data recording prior search sessions with respect to searching on a search engine.
Kobo Incorporated
04/30/15
20150119661

Method and selecting wavelengths for optical measurements of a property of a molecular analyte


A system and optimization algorithm for determining the preferred operational wavelengths of a device configured for measurement of molecular analytes in a sample. Operational wavelengths are determined by solving a system of equations linking empirically defined functions representative of these analytes, spectrally dependent coefficients corresponding to these analytes, path lengths traversed by waves probing the analytes at wavelengths corresponding to the absorption level described by the functions representative of these analytes, and, optionally, a cost-function taking into account at least one of spectral separation between the operational wavelengths, manufacturability of wave source(s) producing wave(s) at operational wavelength(s), and the noise factor associated with the operation of such wave source(s)..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research
04/30/15
20150118014

Setting gas turbine firing to maintain metal surface temperatures


The systems, methods, and computer-readable media set a gas turbine firing temperature to maintain gas turbine metal surface temperatures. In certain embodiments, a method of setting a gas turbine firing temperature is disclosed that may comprise determining a critical temperature at which ash from ash bearing fuels becomes unremovable by conventional water wash procedures, determining hot gas path component metal surface temperatures, and adjusting the gas turbine firing temperature to maintain the metal surface temperatures below the critical temperature.
General Electric Company
04/30/15
20150114108

Method and measuring metal portion in dross


An apparatus for determination of the portion of pure metal in dross from a dross source, whereby the metal portion in the dross is determined by measuring the dross density and calculating the metal portion in accordance with the formula m% =k·ρ+a, wherein m% is percentage pure metal, p is dross density and k and a are empirical constants. The apparatus includes a closed container configured to supply and remove gas, and for reading the temperature and amount of gas supplied to the container..
Alu Innovation As
04/16/15
20150106100

Efficient empirical computation and utilization of acoustic confusability


Efficient empirical determination, computation, and use of an acoustic confusability measure comprises: (1) an empirically derived acoustic confusability measure, comprising a means for determining the acoustic confusability between any two textual phrases in a given language, where the measure of acoustic confusability is empirically derived from examples of the application of a specific speech recognition technology, where the procedure does not require access to the internal computational models of the speech recognition technology, and does not depend upon any particular internal structure or modeling technique, and where the procedure is based upon iterative improvement from an initial estimate; (2) techniques for efficient computation of empirically derived acoustic confusability measure, comprising means for efficient application of an acoustic confusability score, allowing practical application to very large-scale problems; and (3) a method for using acoustic confusability measures to make principled choices about which specific phrases to make recognizable by a speech recognition application.. .
Promptu Systems Corporation
04/16/15
20150104802

Systems and methods for developing quantifiable material standards for feedstocks and products used in additive manufactruing processes


Methods and systems for enabling additive manufacturing feedstock materials to communicate with supervisory control and data acquisition (scada) systems by way of molecular markers. Markers can be dna encoded with information or other small molecules that emit a biochemical, chemical, fluorescent, or conductive signal; markers also include additives that transmit empirical data about resistivity, density, weight, volumetric information or other properties of the 3d printed object.
04/09/15
20150100940

System and prioritizing and remediating defect risk in source code


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for identifying and remediating risky source files. An example system configured to practice the method can gather data describing each file in a source code repository, and generate, using a weighted algorithm based on empirical relationships between the data and customer-found defects, a risk score for each file in the source code repository, wherein the weighted algorithm prioritizes factors based on predictiveness of defects.
Avaya Inc.
04/09/15
20150098637

Feature intensity reconstruction of biological probe array


The invention provides methods and systems for reconstructing feature intensities from pixel level data. In certain embodiments, the invention uses an empirically determined transfer function to construct a theoretical estimate of pixel level data and then iteratively updates feature intensities based on a minimum multiplicative error between the pixel level data and the theoretical estimate of the pixel level data..
Affymetrix, Inc.
04/02/15
20150095606

System and predicting memory performance


A method, computer program product, and computing system for defining an optimal execution time (t) for a concurrent memory operation to be performed on a transactional memory system. An abort probability (p) is associated with the optimal execution time (t) based, at least in part, upon a probability curve.
Emc Corporation
04/02/15
20150094988

Non-intrusive sensor system


A non-intrusive sensor system includes an array of sensors disposed in a process to measure various input process phenomena and a logic unit that analyses the sensor measurements using an empirical model to produce an estimate of a further process phenomenon not measured directly by any of the array of sensors. The sensors within the array of sensors may be non-intrusive sensors that measure input process phenomena in an intrusive or non-intrusive manner but are non-intrusive with respect to the output process phenomenon as none of these sensors comes into direct contact with the process fluid or process element exhibiting the output process phenomenon.
Rosemount, Inc.
04/02/15
20150091721

Signal level monitoring system that minimizes false alarms


A system for monitoring signal level of a signal in a communications network, comprising a monitor that includes (i) a receiver to receive the signal from the network, (ii) a detector for detecting signal level values of the signal, and (iii) a sensor for sensing temperatures at the monitoring point in association with the signal level values. The system further comprises (i) means for evaluating the signal level values relative to an alarm reference, (ii) means for issuing alarms based on an alarm criterion defined in terms of the signal level values and the alarm reference, (iii) means for deriving an empirical relationship between signal level and temperature from the signal level values and temperatures, and (iv) means for adjusting the alarm criterion in accordance with the empirical relationship, such that temperature-dependent variations of signal level are substantially accounted for in issuing alarms..
03/19/15
20150081594

Commercial investment analysis


A technique for performing commercial venture analysis involves establishing an empirically-derived structure and evaluating companies using analytical techniques within that structure. The technique may involve defining jobs, or goals a customer is attempting to reach, with dozens or even hundreds of outcomes.
Strategyn Holdings, Llc
03/19/15
20150081237

Data driven/physical hybrid model for soc determination in lithium batteries


A hybrid model to determine state-of-charge for lithium batteries includes both a physical model and an empirical or data-driven model. The physical model is an electrochemical model, based on the battery materials properties and structure and describes dynamic electrochemical reactions.
Seeo, Inc
03/19/15
20150077738

Co-located porosity and caliper measurement for membranes and other web products


Dual mounting head scanners measure the thickness of flexible moving porous webs and employ an air clamp on the operative surface of the lower head to maintain the web in physical contact with a measurement surface. As the web is held firmly by the clamp, the vacuum level that is established is indicative of the porosity of the membrane.
Honeywell Asca Inc.
03/19/15
20150077263

Method and system for condition monitoring of a group of plants


A system for monitoring machinery and systems in a process plant using a local monitoring and diagnostic system, the system including a plant database configured to store rule sets including at least one rule expressed as at least one of a physics-based model, a data-driven model, and a empirical model of a plant component and a relational expression of a real-time data output relative to a real-time data input, and a server grade computer configured to receive plant component data from a plant unit control panel, generate virtual sensor outputs using the at least one model associated with the plant component, transmit the plant component data and generated virtual sensor outputs to the plant database for storing and to a data visualization system for generating analytical graphics, determine using the at least one model rule set, an operating or performance condition of the plant component in near real-time.. .
Nuovo Pignone Srl
03/12/15
20150073950

Auditing rules optimizer


Methods, systems, and computer program products for determining when to audit a transaction. An auditing rules optimizer system receives data relating to a transaction conducted by a first business entity that includes a travel product provided by a second business entity.
Amadeus S.a.s.
03/12/15
20150071388

Estimating doppler shift using predefined autocorrelation vectors


A method includes holding in a memory of a communication terminal multiple predefined vectors, each including signal autocorrelation values computed for a respective doppler shift. A signal is received, and empirical autocorrelation values are calculated for the received signal.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
03/05/15
20150066816

Business process behavior conformance checking and diagnostic method and system based on theoretical and empirical process models built using probabilistic models and fuzzy logic


The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for checking the conformance of a process behavior against a theoretical process model, and for further providing a detailed diagnostic regarding the process behavior's expectedness and frequency. The provision of this detailed diagnostic includes discovering the empirical models generated by the system's business processes, and matching the defined process model to its corresponding empirical model..
Xerox Corporation
03/05/15
20150066597

Profit-based layout determination for webpage implementation


Systems and methods for automatic generation and efficient exploration of a large number of webpage layouts to discover a layout with superior empirical performance. A set of variants are displayed to visitors in accordance with a display probability distribution.
Kobo Incorporated
03/05/15
20150066427

Calibrated hardware sensors for estimating real-world distances


In some embodiments, methods and systems are provided for assisting a user in determining a real-world distance. Hardware-based sensors (e.g., present in a mobile electronic device) may allow for a fast low-power determination of distances.
Qualcomm Incorporated
03/05/15
20150066390

Error measuring gear


An error measuring method of gear includes: performing the single gear flank testing to the gear pair in order to produce a testing signal graph; the operation unit decomposing the testing signal graph by empirical mode decomposition (emd) to generate a plurality of intrinsic-mode-function graphs (imfs), the intrinsic-mode-function graph (imf) having a first function graph with a first range and a second function graph with a second range, the first range is greater than the second range; the operation unit selecting a plurality of third function graph from the intrinsic-mode-function graphs (imfs), wherein the third range is greater than the second range but not greater than the first range; the operation unit combining the third function graphs to produce a graph of superposing function; the operation unit computing out a plurality of single pitch error, a plurality of adjacent pitch error and an accumulated pitch error.. .
National Central University
02/19/15
20150051025

Roundball


Roundball is a sports event that is based on the same primitive activity that forms the basis of three other games, namely, basketball, 21st century challenge america basketball game, and method for playing a basketball-type game. The latter two are patented.
02/19/15
20150050118

Rapid thermal processing chamber with micro-positioning system


Methods and apparatus for rapid thermal processing of a planar substrate including axially aligning the substrate with a substrate support or with an empirically determined position are described. The methods and apparatus include a sensor system that determines the relative orientations of the substrate and the substrate support..
Applied Materials, Inc.
02/12/15
20150045582

Process for making ethylene and acetic acid


A process comprising catalytically converting ethane to ethylene and acetic acid in the presence of oxygen at a temperature of 450° c. Or less in the gas phase wherein the catalyst has the empirical formula movanbbteczdon..
Rohm And Haas Company
02/12/15
20150044977

Method and wireless communication device for using an antenna as a sensor device in guiding selection of optimized tuning networks


A method and system performs antenna tuning using detected changes in antenna self-capacitance in a wireless communication device. A modem detects changes in antenna self-capacitance by utilizing multiple antenna elements.
Motorola Mobility Llc
02/05/15
20150039280

Method and system for empirical modeling of time-varying, parameter-varying, and nonlinear systems via iterative linear subspace computation


Methods and systems for estimating differential or difference equations that can govern a nonlinear, time-varying and parameter-varying dynamic process or system. The methods and systems for estimating the equations may be based upon estimations of observed outputs and, when desired, input data for the equations.
Adaptics, Inc.
02/05/15
20150037150

Method and device for pneumatically driving a turbocharger rotor in a balancing machine


Disclosed is a method in which the propulsive power of a drive nozzle (2) is controlled by means of a programmable logic control device (24) having an adjustable internal controller (25) in dependence upon the rotational frequency of a turbocharger rotor (1) detected by a speed sensor (26). Parameters necessary for control are determined empirically in a tuning run which includes tuning the controller (25) to a proportional control action with high gain kp and inputting the nominal balancing speed as target value for the controller (25), monitoring and comparing the actual speed with the target value.
Schenck Rotec Gmbh
02/05/15
20150034311

Apparatus and concentric cement bonding operations before and after cementation


Method and apparatus for deploying at least one repeatable signal to empirically measure cement bonding before and after operating a tool string assembly comprising a selectively arrangeable tool assembly of a downhole drive tool usable for operating a downhole placement tool with shaft and axial displacement member extendable and retractable therefrom to radially deploy and operate at least one conduit and downhole coupling tool for placing cement and at least one inner conduit proximally concentrically within a surrounding bore, wherein said drive coupling tool is further usable for transmitting or receiving, through a conductance well element into a memory tool, to measure cement bonding about said surrounding bore before and after concentrically cleaning and coupling cement to at least one conduit and surrounding bore.. .
01/29/15
20150030234

Adaptive multi-dimensional data decomposition


A method of decomposing an image or video into a plurality of components. The method comprises: obtaining (10) an intensity signal of the image or video; and decomposing (30) the intensity signal into a component representing the three-dimensional structure shape of one or more objects in the scene and at least one other component.
Technische Universiteit Delft
01/22/15
20150025903

"indima apparatus" system, method and computer program product for individualized and collaborative health care


A system and method for ‘individualized life management’ focusing on individualized and collaborative health care involving a plurality of individuals, using groups of state parameters for defining a state of each individual, and using groups of action parameters for defining ‘treatment options’ and/or ‘behavior options’ targeted at an individual. The system includes a data processor for processing input data, which are based on the groups of state parameters, into output data, which are the basis for the groups of action parameters, using defined relationships/assignments between groups of state parameters and groups of action parameters.
01/22/15
20150021360

Dispenser for liquids


Fixed-volumes of liquid are measured and dispensed from a container by empirically determining the liquid surface height and opening a dispensing valve for a time period that is calculated using a volume of liquid specified to be dispensed and the empirically-determined liquid surface height. The liquid surface height in the container is determined empirically for initial and subsequent volumes of liquid that are dispensed.
Prince Castle Llc
01/15/15
20150017616

Empirical expert determination and question routing system and method


The system collects location tracking data about each user and analyzes the location tracking data to determine the level of expertise a user has for a specific venue/event or a specific geographic region at a particular scale on a map. The system receives questions about a specific venue/event or about a category of venue/event in a specific geographic region at a particular scale on a map and routes those questions in real time to one or more experts for the specific venue/event or the category of venue/event in the specific geographic region.
Airbnb, Inc
01/08/15
20150012412

System and generating real-time indicators in a trading list or portfolio


A trading platform computer system for detecting an abnormal trading condition of a security uses real-time and estimated values of one or more variables associated with the condition of the security to generate one or more analytic metrics that are compared to empirical distributions based on one or more peer groups for the security. An indicator can then be displayed to a trader as an indication of the abnormal condition..
Itg Software Solutions, Inc.
01/08/15
20150012355

Method of advertising by user psychosocial profiling


Profiling based advertising and commerce systems are provided herein. The system statistically analyzes user activity data of social network users and normalizes the statistical data with respect to specified user populations.
Sensegon Technologies Ltd.
01/01/15
20150007064

Automatic generation of a webpage layout with high empirical performance


Systems and methods for automatic generation and efficient exploration of a large number of webpage layouts to discover a layout with superior empirical performance. A set of variants can be automatically generated based on a baseline webpage layout by incremental modification.
Kobo Incorporated
01/01/15
20150006941

Method and apparatus of non-linear compensation of power monitoring for power supply units


A power monitor is used to estimate the amount of input power that is supplied to a power supply. The power monitor is protected by an emi filter within the power supply.
Microchip Technology Incorporated
01/01/15
20150005523

Methods of forming single source precursors, methods of forming polymeric single source precursors, and single source precursors formed by such methods


Methods of forming single source precursors (ssps) include forming intermediate products having the empirical formula ½{l2n(μ-x)2m′x2}2, and reacting mer with the intermediate products to form ssps of the formula l2n(μ-er)2m′(er)2, wherein l is a lewis base, m is a group ia atom, n is a group ib atom, m′ is a group iiib atom, each e is a group vib atom, each x is a group viia atom or a nitrate group, and each r group is an alkyl, aryl, vinyl, (per)fluoro alkyl, (per)fluoro aryl, silane, or carbamato group. Methods of forming polymeric or copolymeric ssps include reacting at least one of he1r1e1h and mer with one or more substances having the empirical formula l2n(μ-er)2m′(er)2 or l2n(μ-x)2m′(x)2 to form a polymeric or copolymeric ssp.
Battelle Energy Alliance, Llc
01/01/15
20150005462

System and rapid transitioning of polyolefin processes from one product to another


A gas-phase polyolefin reactor system for rapidly transitioning from one polyolefin product to another is disclosed. The reactor system comprises a steady-state control valve, a high-flow valve, a polyolefin reactor, a flow meter, a totalizer, an online analyzer and an empirical model.
Ineos Usa, Llc
01/01/15
20150002105

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.. .
01/01/15
20150000793

Non-oriented electrical steel sheet and manufacturing the same


Disclosed are a non-oriented electrical steel sheet and a method of manufacturing the same. The non-oriented electrical steel sheet of the present invention includes 0.005 wt % or less of c, 1.0-4.0 wt % of si, 0.1-0.8 wt % of al, 0.01-0.1 wt % of mn, 0.02-0.3 wt % of p, 0.005 wt % or less of n.
Posco
12/25/14
20140376259

Red phosphor, white light emitting device, display apparatus and illumination apparatus


A red phosphor includes a nitride represented by an empirical formula of sr1−x−ybaxeuyalsi4n7. A composition ratio (x) of barium (ba) satisfies 0<x≦0.3 and a composition ratio (y) of europium (eu) satisfies 0<y≦0.1..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
12/18/14
20140372479

Music searching methods based on human perception


A method for characterizing a musical recording as a set of scalar descriptors, each of which is based on human perception. A group of people listens to a large number of musical recordings and assigns to each one many scalar values, each value describing a characteristic of the music as judged by the human listeners.
Gracenote, Inc.
12/18/14
20140371554

Method for improved oxygen saturation estimation in the presence of noise


The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to devices, systems, and methods for estimating a physiological parameter in the presence of noise. For example, the disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to devices, systems, and methods for assessing (e.g., estimating, measuring, calculating) oxygen saturation (spo2).
Covidien Lp
12/18/14
20140369581

Iterative reconstruction in image formation


The use of the channelized preconditioners in iterative reconstruction is disclosed. In certain embodiments, different channels correspond to different frequency sub-bands and the output of the different channels can be combined to update an image estimate used in the iterative reconstruction process.
General Electric Company
12/11/14
20140360250

Gas exchange system flow configuration with thermally insulated sample chamber


System flow path, designs that minimize the impact of gas diffusion sources and sinks. By reducing the magnitude of parasitic sources and sinks, lower rates of photosynthesis and transpiration can be more accurately measured, e.g., without the need for extensive empirical compensation.
12/04/14
20140356966

Method and detection of biological conditions


A system and method for analysis of fluids, particularly bodily fluids such as saliva, uses an active, electrically-driven substrate for supporting an amalgamate of fluid and nanoparticles selected to adhere to one or more proteins. The nanoparticles affect light that is directed on or through the amalgamate.
12/04/14
20140356122

System and controlling ice formation on gas turbine inlet guide vanes


Gas turbine inlet guide vane ice detection and control systems and methods that utilize active infra-red monitoring of inlet guide vanes, detection of ice formation on the guide vanes and elimination of the ice by altering properties of the gas turbine inlet intake airflow, such as by introducing compressed and/or heated air bled from the turbine. Ice has lower detectable emissivity intensity in the infra-red spectrum than ice-free inlet guide vane surfaces.
12/04/14
20140354213

Intelligent independent battery management system and method


According to an embodiment of the disclosure, a method for monitoring a battery pack is provided. The battery pack includes a plurality of modules and a pack controller, and each module includes a corresponding module controller.


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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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