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|Measuring user quality of experience for a streaming media service|
Techniques are disclosed for representing a user quality of experience (qoe) experienced by users of a streaming media service using a single qoe metric. The single qoe metric may be determined based on a set of empirical characteristics relating to the streaming video service such as startup latency, video quality, and the likelihood of interruptions in streaming playback.
|Homogeneous pump structure of laser, and design structure|
A homogeneous pump structure of laser, and a design method for the homogeneous pump structure of laser. The homogeneous pump structure of laser is used in a fiber laser or a fiber laser amplifier, and comprises a gain fiber (21).
Han's Laser Technology Industry Group Co., Ltd.
|Permeability and inflow performance determination for horizontal wells|
A method for assessing an inflow performance relationship for a horizontal well in heterogeneous solution gas drives reservoirs. A commercial simulator eclipse is utilized to develop iprs for horizontal wells producing oil from solution gas drive reservoirs.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
|Electronic vaporiser system|
An electronic cigarette vaporiser that includes a heating element and further includes or co-operates with an electronics module that (i) detects characteristics of the resistance of the heating element and (ii) uses an inference of temperature derived from that resistance as a control input. The temperature of the heating element may be inferred from data stored in the electronics module that has been empirically obtained for a specific heating element design.
Beyond Twenty Ltd.
|Image processing method and apparatus|
An image processing method and apparatus are disclosed. The method includes obtaining a two-dimensional target face image, receiving an identification curve marked by a user in the target face image, locating a facial contour curve of a face from the target face image according to the identification curve and by using an image segmentation technology, determining a three-dimensional posture and a feature point position of the face in the target face image, and constructing a three-dimensional shape of the face in the target face image according to the facial contour curve, the three-dimensional posture, and the feature point position of the face in the target face image by using a preset empirical model of a three-dimensional face shape and a target function matching the empirical model of the three-dimensional face shape.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
|Method of predicting crop yield loss due to n-deficiency|
A method for determining the yield loss of a crop using remote sensor data is described. The yield loss is determined using the reflectivity of light by the crop canopy measured from remote sensor data such as an aerial photograph.
The Curators Of The University Of Missouri
|Method for the regeneration of a particle filter, and internal combustion engine with particle filter|
A method and an internal combustion engine for the regeneration of a particle filter includes periodic regeneration phases, where a regeneration is performed by virtue of the soot particles that have been deposited in the particle filter being burned off. During the operation of the internal combustion engine, the reactivity of the soot deposits is determined on the basis of a characteristic map previously established empirically for different engine operating ranges of the internal combustion engine..
Man Truck & Bus Ag
|Creating a market growth strategy and 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
|Modelling of the friciton in a power steering using a scatter of points|
A method for evaluating the frictions in a power steering mechanism, the method including a step of acquiring a series of characterization points, during which are measured, for several different values taken successively by the assistance force during the operation of the steering mechanism, the corresponding friction values, so as to empirically obtain a series of distinct characterization points each associating a measured friction value to a measured value representative of the assistance force, then a step of constructing an empirical friction model, during which a correlation law is established between the characterization points constitutive of the series of characterization points, from the scatter chart formed by the series of the characterization points.. .
|Nox estimation using local state-space models|
Implementations described herein relate to utilizing discrete transient local state space models to modify an output from a steady state nox estimation model to provide a final estimated nox value. An engine operating space, defined by a speed and injection quantity map, is subdivided into several discrete local state spaces and a transient model is developed for each discrete state space to output a nox estimation correction value.
Cummins Emission Solutions Inc.
Molecular predictors of sepsis
Sepsis remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates worldwide. There is also clinically a low threshold for suspicion of infection in neonates, in particular as presentation varies greatly from very subtle to catastrophic collapse.
The University Court Of The University Of Edinburg
Method for determining the power of an intraocular lens
A method for calculating the power of an intraocular lens including measuring an axial separation between the front surface of the cornea and the plane of the iris root; and determining the power of the intraocular lens using the measured axial separation together with other measured parameters and empirically determined lens constants.. .
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Methods and apparatus to optimize steam turbine ramp rates
Methods and apparatus to optimize turbine ramp rates are disclosed herein. An example method includes predicting a setpoint for a turbine rotor over a prediction horizon.
Emerson Process Management Power And Water Solutions, Inc.
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;(orn)o;(xaa)x with the majority of residues being selected from arg, lys, his, orn. The invention further relates to a method for transfecting a cell or an organism, thereby applying the inventive complexed rna.
Original, empirical method to create stimulations or activities in the brain, presumably relative to, around some, or in relation with some strongly anchored memories and souvenirs, also meant for therapeutic applications
We aim at creating specific brain stimulation or activities, meant to unify visual brain processing—in creating fast and high definition images in motions (movies), if necessary with specific content, presented in such a way, by its frequency and definition and maybe other parameters to learn, that it is close to what we called the maximum frequency detection, and which the brain will need to process with one or two eyes—and deeply anchored souvenirs and memories, in creating activities or stimulus in specific area of the brain, leading to specific therapeutic applications.. .
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.
Model-based control power production machinery
A method includes selecting a first desired parameter of a machinery configured to produce power, a first surrogate parameter related to the desired parameter, and a first model configured to generate the desired parameter based on a first relationship between the first surrogate parameter and the first desired parameter. The method also includes receiving data related to the first surrogate parameter from a plurality of sensors coupled to the machinery and generating the first desired parameter using the data and the first model.
General Electric Company
Fraudulent traffic detection and estimation
Methods and systems for fraudulent traffic detection and estimation are disclosed. Initially, an empirical distribution of a plurality of features based on a first plurality of datapoints for the plurality of features is received.
Systems and methods for advanced optimization of continuous digester operation
A system and method for optimization of a continuous digester operation of a continuous digester are presented. The system includes a tracking module for tracking of process variables in the continuous digester operation and developing non-linear empirical model for one or more quality variables.
Abb Schweiz Ag
Power 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.
Techniques 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.
3d 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.
System 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
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
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
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)
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..
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..
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.