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 Secondary synchronization codebook for e-utran patent thumbnailnew patent Secondary synchronization codebook for e-utran
Providing for secondary synchronization encoding utilizing a primary synchronization channel (p-sch)-related scrambling code is described herein. Scrambled secondary synchronization codes (sscs) can be assigned to multiple base stations of a radio access network (ran).
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Cloud encoding system patent thumbnailnew patent Cloud encoding system
A connection means configured to transmit the encoding information from the first encoding means to the second encoding means, wherein the encoding information comprises information on the first encoding.. .

 Method for encoding and decoding a media signal and apparatus using the same patent thumbnailnew patent Method for encoding and decoding a media signal and apparatus using the same
Disclosed herein is a method of encoding a video signal, comprising receiving an original video signal; comparing the original video signal with available reconstructed signals; determining a correction signal based on a result of the comparison; and generating a transform-coded correction signal to be transmitted for a signal reconstruction.. .
Lg Electronic Inc.


 Method and  applying view synthesized prediction according to illumination compensation patent thumbnailnew patent Method and applying view synthesized prediction according to illumination compensation
An inter-layer video decoding method according to an embodiment may include: reconstructing a color image and a depth image of a first layer based on encoding information about the color image and the depth image of the first layer obtained from a bitstream; when it is determined that a prediction mode of a current block of a second layer image to be decoded is a view synthesized prediction mode wherein prediction is performed based on an image synthesized from the first layer image, determining whether to perform luminance compensation on the second layer current block to be reconstructed; and reconstructing the current block by determining whether to apply a view synthesized prediction mode to the current block, according to a result of the determining of whether to perform the luminance compensation.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method and  encoding/decoding multilayer video signal patent thumbnailnew patent Method and encoding/decoding multilayer video signal
A scalable video signal decoding method, according to the present invention, determines a corresponding picture belonging to a lower layer used for an inter-layer prediction of a current picture belonging to an upper layer, and performs the inter-layer prediction of the current picture by using the corresponding picture in the determined lower layer, wherein the inter-layer prediction is restrictively performed according to a tile boundary alignment flag indicating whether tiles between the upper layer and the lower layer are aligned.. .
Kt Corporation


 Method and  encoding/decoding multilayer video signal patent thumbnailnew patent Method and encoding/decoding multilayer video signal
A scalable video signal decoding method, according to the present invention, determines a corresponding picture belonging to a lower layer used for an inter-layer prediction of a current picture belonging to an upper layer, performs the inter-layer prediction of the current picture by using the corresponding picture of the determined lower layer, restores the current picture by using a prediction sample acquired through the inter-layer prediction and a residual sample of the current picture, and selectively applies a loop filter to a tile boundary of the restored current picture on the basis of a layer filter flag for the upper layer.. .
Kt Corporation


 Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program patent thumbnailnew patent Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program
A video encoding device includes: transform means 11 for transforming an image block; entropy encoding means 12 for entropy-encoding transformed data of the image block transformed by the transform means 11; pcm encoding means 13 for pcm-encoding the image block; multiplex data selection means 14 for selecting output data of the entropy encoding means 12 or the pcm encoding means 13, in a block of a block size set from the outside; and multiplexing means 15 for embedding a pcm header in a bitstream, in the block of the set from the outside block size.. .
Nec Corporation


 Method and  processing a video signal patent thumbnailnew patent Method and processing a video signal
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for encoding or decoding a video signal. The method for processing a video signal according to the present invention uses a merging mode in which prediction information on a neighbor unit is used instead of transmitting prediction information on the present unit, so as to improve coding efficiency.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Method and  processing and receiving digital broadcast signal for 3-dimensional display patent thumbnailnew patent Method and processing and receiving digital broadcast signal for 3-dimensional display
The disclosed method for processing a digital broadcast signal for a 3-dimensional, 3d, service comprises encoding video data for the 3d service into a video stream, the video data comprising a left picture and a right picture for a 3d image, generating the broadcast signal having the video data and service information for the 3d service, the service information including video depth range descriptor indicating a minimum disparity and a maximum disparity that occur during a given time window of the video stream, wherein the minimum disparity and the maximum disparity are a minimum difference and a maximum difference between horizontal positions of a pixel representing a same point in space in the left and right views of 3-dimensional image, respectively, and transmitting the digital broadcast signal for the 3d service.. .
Lg Electronics Inc


 Systems and methods for avoiding server push of objects already cached at a client patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for avoiding server push of objects already cached at a client
This patent document describes, among other things, methods, apparatus, and systems for tracking those resources that a server has pushed to a client, e.g., using the http 2.0 or other server push mechanism. Pushed resources may be cached at the client.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.


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System and communication using orbital angular momentum with multiple layer overlay modulation


A communications system and method includes first circuitry for receiving plurality of data streams and processing the plurality of data streams to associate with each of the plurality of data streams a orthogonal function to cause each of the plurality of composite data streams to be mutually orthogonal to each other on a link to enable transmission of each of the plurality of data streams on the link at a same time. Quantum key processing circuitry generates a secret key for transmission to second circuitry using a quantum key generation process and for encoding the plurality of data streams for transmission on the link using the generated secret key.
Nxgen Partners Ip, Llc


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Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, receiving broadcast signals, transmitting broadcast signals and receiving broadcast signals


A method and an apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals thereof are disclosed. The apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals comprises an encoder encoding service data, a time interleaver interleaving the encoded service data, a mapper mapping the interleaved service data into a plurality of ofdm (orthogonal frequency division multiplex) symbols to build at least one signal frame, a frequency interleaver frequency interleaving data in the at least one signal frame by using a different interleaving-seed which is used for every ofdm symbol pair comprised of two sequential ofdm symbols, wherein the frequency interleaving is performed by using two memories, a modulator modulating the frequency interleaved data by an ofdm scheme and a transmitter transmitting the broadcast signals having the modulated data, wherein an interleaving-seed is generated based on a cyclic shift value and an fft size of the modulating..
Lg Electronics Inc.


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Optical communication that achieves baud rate greater than sample rate


Duo-binary encoding is used for encoding i and q data prior to performing orthogonal frequency division multiplexing based transmission using discrete fourier transform spreading (dft-s). Advantageously, duo-binary encoding improves robustness of the encoded signal to inter symbol interference, making the degradation caused by the subsequent dft-s stage less susceptible to reduction in bit error rate performance..
Zte Corporation


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Undersea laser communication using polarization and wavelength modulation


A communications method comprising the following steps: emitting a series of pulses from a transmitter through water, wherein each pulse comprises a plurality of electromagnetic component signals, wherein each component signal has a fixed combination of wavelength and polarization state that differs from the wavelength and polarization state combinations corresponding to the other component signals; encoding data onto each pulse by varying the amplitude of selected component signals of each pulse; receiving each pulse with a receiver; and retrieving the data by detecting the component signals based on the component signals' wavelength, polarization state, and amplitude.. .

new patent

Sparse graph creation device and sparse graph creation method


A selective peg algorithm, creating a sparse matrix while maintaining row weight/column weight at arbitrary multi-levels, and in the process, inactivating an arbitrary edge so that a minimum loop formed between arbitrary nodes is enlarged or performing constrained interleaving, so that encoding efficiency in the case where a matrix space is narrow is improved.. .
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


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System and compressing data using asymmetric numeral systems with probability distributions


A data compression method using the range variant of asymmetric numeral systems to encode a data stream, where the probability distribution table is constructed using a markov model. This type of encoding results in output that has higher compression ratios when compared to other compression algorithms and it performs particularly well with information that represents gene sequences or information related to gene sequences..

new patent

Apparatus and generating bandwith extension signal


An apparatus for generating a bandwidth extended signal includes an anti-sparseness processing unit to perform anti-sparseness processing on a low-frequency spectrum; and a frequency domain high-frequency extension decoding unit to perform high-frequency extension encoding in the frequency domain on the low-frequency spectrum on which the anti-sparseness processing is performed.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


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Encoder for encoding an audio signal, audio transmission determining correction values


An encoder for encoding an audio signal includes an analyzer for analyzing the audio signal and for determining analysis prediction coefficients from the audio signal. The encoder includes a converter for deriving converted prediction coefficients from the analysis prediction coefficients, a memory for storing a multitude of correction values and a calculator.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


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Parametric reconstruction of audio signals


An encoding system (400) encodes an n-channel audio signal (x), wherein n≧3, as a single-channel downmix signal (y) together with dry and wet upmix parameters (c, p). In a decoding system (200), a decorrelating section (101) outputs, based on the downmix signal, an (n−1)-channel decorrelated signal (z); a dry upmix section (102) maps the downmix signal linearly in accordance with dry upmix coefficients (c) determined based on the dry upmix parameters; a wet upmix section (103) populates an intermediate matrix based on the wet upmix parameters and knowing that the intermediate matrix belongs to a predefined matrix class, obtains wet upmix coefficients (p) by multiplying the intermediate matrix by a predefined matrix, and maps the decorrelated signal linearly in accordance with the wet upmix coefficients; and a combining section (104) combines outputs from the upmix sections to obtain a reconstructed signal (x) corresponding to the signal to be reconstructed..
Dolby International Ab


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Audio-encoding method and apparatus, audio-decoding method and apparatus, recoding medium thereof, and multimedia device employing same


Provided is an audio encoding method. The audio encoding method includes: acquiring envelopes based on a predetermined sub-band for an audio spectrum; quantizing the envelopes based on the predetermined sub-band; and obtaining a difference value between quantized envelopes for adjacent sub-bands and lossless encoding a difference value of a current sub-band by using a difference value of a previous sub-band as a context.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


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Device and encoding data column


A device and a method for encoding a data column are disclosed. A schema inquiry unit inquires into a schema of an original table which is a data table for performing encoding in a database in which a plurality of data tables are stored.
Fasoo.com Co., Ltd.


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Fingerprint encoding method and system, and fingerprint authenticating method and system


A fingerprint encoding method shows an alphanumeric character or a symbol offered by a system first. Then, users select a desired finger corresponded with the alphanumeric character or symbol to touch the sensor, thereby acquiring a fingerprint image or a fingerprint characteristic value of the finger to save the fingerprint image or the fingerprint characteristic value in a memory area corresponded with the alphanumeric character or the symbol in a memory.
Image Match Design Inc.


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Error correction for non-volatile memory


Techniques for encoding data for non-volatile memory storage systems are disclosed. In one particular embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a method including determining whether the memory includes a defective memory cell, receiving a message to be written to the memory, sub-dividing the message into a plurality of sub-messages, generating a first error correction code for the sub-messages, the first error correction code being a first type, generating a plurality of second error correction codes for the sub-messages, the second error correction codes being a second type different from the first type, generating a combined message comprising the sub-messages, the first error correction code, and the plurality of second error correction codes, and writing the combined message to the memory, at least a portion of the combined message being written to the defective memory cell..
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


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Techniques and devices for performing arithmetic


A two-operand adder circuit is provided. The two-operand adder circuit may be configured to receive a bit of a second addend, a carry-in bit, and one or more bits encoding a bit of a first addend, and to provide an output representing a sum of the bit of the first addend, the bit of the second addend, and the carry-in bit..
The Penn State Research Foundation


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Metal ion sensors and methods of detecting metal ions


A method for constructing an metal ion binding motif by identifying an metal ion binding peptide that binds an metal ion with specificity, ascertaining at least a portion of a nucleic acid sequence encoding the metal ion binding peptide, tailoring the nucleic acid sequence encoding the metal ion binding peptide into an metal ion binding site, identifying a host protein and a relevant portion of the nucleic acid sequence of the host protein, operatively linking the tailored nucleic acid sequence encoding the metal ion binding peptide and the host protein nucleic acid sequence into an metal ion binding motif sequence, and expressing metal ion binding motif sequence, in which the nucleic acid sequence encoding the metal ion binding peptide is tailored so as to achieve the metal ion binding motif with a desired specificity for the metal ion. Also, the proteins encoded by the metal ion binding motif sequence as constructed by the method..
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.


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Cell expression system


An expression system for expressing a protein comprising: a eukaryotic host cell carrying a dihydrofolate reductase (dhfr) deficiency; and an expression vector, the expression vector encoding the human growth hormone gene; a expression vector, the expression vector comprising: a eukaryotic selectable marker including a minimal sv 40 early promoter driving expression of a sequence encoding dihydrofolate reductase for complementing the dhfr deficiency in the host cell; a prokaryotic selectable marker conveying ampicillin resistance to a prokaryotic host cell; a prokaryotic origin of replication; a plurality of multiple cloning sites (mcs); and at least one protein expression module comprising: a simian vacuolating virus 40 (sv40) early promoter, inclusive of its 72 bp enhancer repeats; and a rabbit β-globin intron sequence being separable from a sv40 p a sequence by a first multiple cloning site, for receiving a coding sequence and expressing a desired protein therefrom.. .
Neuclone Biologics Pty Ltd


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Method of recombinant macromolecular production


A method for recombinantly expressing a macromolecule in a host cell is disclosed which involves culturing a host cell which contains two nucleic acid sequences, i.e., a first nucleic acid sequence encoding a membrane-permeabilizing agent and a second nucleic acid sequence encoding a desired macromolecule under the operative control of an inducible promoter, to a selected cell density that permits accumulation of the agent. Thereafter the host cell is exposed to an environmental condition that induces the agent to disrupt the integrity of the cell membrane without complete lysis of the cell membrane.
Da Yu Enterprises, L.l.c.


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Production of fatty alcohols from engineered microorganisms


The invention generally relates to the production of a fatty alcohol composition from recombinant microbial cells. The fatty alcohols are produced by expressing a gene encoding a heterologous fatty alcohol forming acyl-coa reductase (“far”); a gene encoding a heterologous thioesterase (“te”) gene and a gene encoding an acyl-coa synthetase (“acs”)..
Codexis, Inc.


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Phd gene involved in development and formation of plant phloem


Disclosed is a phd protein regulating the differentiation of plant phloem; a recombinant vector containing a gene encoding the same; a plant transformed with the recombinant vector; a seed of the plant; and a method for regulating the development and formation of plant phloem by using the gene encoding the phd protein. Regulated is the development of phloem, which plays the role in moving a photosynthetic product and finally storing the same in starch and sugar forms in a plant storage organ, so as to regulate the function of phloem, thereby having an effect of controlling the size and storage capacity of the plant storage organ.
Postech Academy-industry Foundation


new patent

Vector comprising specific promoter and gene encoding specific protein, transgenic plant into which the vector has been introduced, and improving polyisoprenoid production by introducing the vector into plant


Provided is a vector capable of improving polyisoprenoid production through the introduction of the vector into a plant using gene recombination techniques. A vector comprising: a promoter of a gene encoding rubber elongation factor; and a gene encoding a protein involved in polyisoprenoid biosynthesis, the gene being functionally linked to the promoter..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.


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Vector comprising specific promoter and gene encoding specific protein, transgenic plant into which the vector has been introduced, and improving polyisoprenoid production by introducing the vector into plant


Provided is a vector capable of improving polyisoprenoid production through the introduction of the vector into a plant using gene recombination techniques. A vector comprising: a promoter of a gene encoding myc1 transcription factor; and a gene encoding a protein involved in polyisoprenoid biosynthesis, the gene being functionally linked to the promoter..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.


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Vector comprising specific promoter and gene encoding specific protein, transgenic plant into which the vector has been introduced, and improving polyisoprenoid production by introducing the vector into plant


Provided is a vector capable of improving polyisoprenoid production through the introduction of the vector into a plant using gene recombination techniques. A vector comprising: a promoter of a gene encoding hevein 2.1; and a gene encoding a protein involved in polyisoprenoid biosynthesis, the gene being functionally linked to the promoter..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.


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Vector comprising specific promoter and gene encoding specific protein, transgenic plant into which the vector has been introduced, and improving polyisoprenoid production by introducing the vector into plant


Provided is a vector capable of improving polyisoprenoid production through the introduction of the vector into a plant using gene recombination techniques. A vector comprising: a promoter of a gene encoding small rubber particle protein; and a gene encoding a protein involved in polyisoprenoid biosynthesis, the gene being functionally linked to the promoter..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.


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Antibody libraries


The present invention overcomes the inadequacies inherent in the known methods for generating libraries of antibody-encoding polynucleotides by specifically designing the libraries with directed sequence and length diversity.. .
Adimab, Llc


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Method for capturing and encoding nucleic acid from a plurality of single cells


This invention relates to methods for capturing and encoding nucleic acid from a plurality of single cells. A plurality of solid supports is randomly placed into a plurality of compartments, such that the average number of solid supports per compartment, λ1, is less than 1, wherein each solid support carries (a) a unique identification sequence and (b) a capture moiety.

new patent

Regulated pepc expression


The present invention relates to a recombinant fungal host cell comprising at least one first polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide of interest; and one or more second polynucleotide encoding a fungal pepc protease, wherein the one or more second polynucleotide is operably linked to a regulated heterologous promoter, as well as a method for producing a polypeptide of interest, comprising cultivating said fungal host cell.. .
Novozymes A/s


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Novel glycoside hydrolases from thermophlic fungi


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic activity or hemicellulolytic activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
Novozymes A/s


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Polypeptides having glucuronyl esterase activity and polynucleotides encoding same


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucuronyl esterase activity, catalytic domains and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides or catalytic domains. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides or catalytic domains..
Novoyzmes A/s


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Polypeptides having peroxygenase activity and polynucleotides encoding same


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having peroxygenase activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
Novozymes A/s


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Antibody therapeutics that bind cd137


There is disclosed compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-cd137 antibodies. More specifically, there is disclosed fully human antibodies that bind cd137, cd137-antibody binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and cd137-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments.
Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.


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Antibodies to m-csf


The present invention relates to antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof that specifically bind to a m-csf, preferably human m-csf, and that function to inhibit a m-csf. The invention also relates to human anti-m-csf antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof.
Warner-lambert Company Llc


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Use of endostatin peptides for the treatment of fibrosis


C-terminal endostatin polypeptides are disclosed herein. Polynucleotides encoding these polypeptide, host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, and methods of using these polypeptides and polynucleotides are disclosed.
University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education


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Novel epitope for switching to th17 cell and use thereof


The present invention relates to a novel epitope to convert t cell to type 17 helper t (th17) cell. Specifically, the present invention relates to an epitope constituting the 41st to 50th amino acids (seq id no.
National Cancer Center


new patent

Polynucleotides encoding immune modulating polypeptides


The invention relates to compositions and methods for the preparation, manufacture and therapeutic use of polynucleotide molecules encoding at least one polypeptide of interest to modulate the immune response.. .
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.


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Polynucleotides encoding low density lipoprotein receptor


The invention relates to compositions and methods for the preparation, manufacture and therapeutic use of polynucleotide molecules encoding low density lipoprotein receptor comprising at least one mutation (e.g., an ldlr signally enhancing mutation).. .
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.


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Fgf21 mutants and uses thereof


The invention provides nucleic acid molecules encoding fgf21 mutant polypeptides, fgf21 mutant polypeptides, pharmaceutical compositions comprising fgf21 mutant polypeptides, and methods for treating metabolic disorders using such nucleic acids, polypeptides, or pharmaceutical compositions.. .
Amgen Inc.


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Adenoassociated viral mediated persistant anti-vegf therapy for ovarian cancer


The invention provides a method of treating ovarian cancer in a patient by administering to the patient an adeno-associated virus (aav) vector encoding an anti-vegf antibody or antigen binding fragment thereof.. .
Cornell University


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Factor ix polypeptides and methods of use thereof


The present invention provides methods of administering factor ix; methods of administering chimeric and hybrid polypeptides comprising factor ix; chimeric and hybrid polypeptides comprising factor ix; polynucleotides encoding such chimeric and hybrid polypeptides; cells comprising such polynucleotides; and methods of producing such chimeric and hybrid polypeptides using such cells.. .
Biogen Hemophilia Inc.


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Puma protein expression vector and use thereof in gene therapy


The present invention relates to a viral vector for expression of the cell death-inducing puma protein, for use in gene therapy, for example for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. This vector consists in particular of a recombinant adenovirus expressing the gene encoding the puma protein and of a recombinant baculovirus containing a coxsackie-adenovirus receptor (car)..
Institut National De La Sante Et De La Recherche Medicale (inserm)


Rendering of multichannel audio using interpolated matrices


Methods which uses interpolated primitive matrices to decode encoded audio to recover (losslessly) content of a multichannel audio program and/or to recover at least one downmix of such content, and encoding methods for generating such encoded audio. In some embodiments, a decoder performs interpolation on a set of seed primitive matrices to determine interpolated matrices for use in rendering channels of the program.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signal, receiving broadcast signal, transmitting broadcast signal and receiving broadcast signal


A method for generating and processing a broadcast signal according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: encoding broadcast data for one or more broadcast services; encoding first level signaling information including information describing properties of the one or more broadcast services; encoding second level signaling information including information for listing the one or more broadcast services; and generating a broadcast signal including the encoded broadcast data, the encoded first level signaling information and the encoded second level signaling information.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Video decoding apparatus and video encoding apparatus


While maintaining a high degree of freedom in choosing partition sizes and transformation sizes adapted for local characteristics of videos, the amount of metadata is decreased. A video encoding apparatus (10) divides an input video into blocks of a prescribed size and encodes the video block by block.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Pixel pre-processing and encoding


A pixel pre-processing comprises obtaining an original linear luminance component value of a pixel in a picture in a third color space determined based on a linear color of the pixel in a first color space. A non-linear luma component value in a second color space is derived for the pixel based on a first non-linear chroma component value in the second color space, a second non-linear chroma component value in the second color space and the original linear luminance component value in the third color space.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


Multilayer video signal encoding/decoding


The multilayer video signal decoding method according to the present invention is characterised in that whether or not a corresponding picture in a lower layer is being used as an inter layer reference picture for a current picture in an upper layer is determined on the basis of a time level identifier for the lower layer, and if the corresponding picture in the lower layer is being used as an inter layer reference picture for the current picture in the upper layer, inter layer prediction of the current picture is carried out using the corresponding picture, and the current picture is restored using a prediction sample obtained by means of inter layer prediction and a residual sample of the current picture.. .
Kt Corporation


Image processing apparatus and image processing method


Provided is a mechanism capable of efficiently improving image quality when a definition of an image referred to between layers is enhanced. Provided is an image processing apparatus which includes an acquisition section configured to acquire a reference image used for encoding or decoding an image of a second layer having a different attribute from a first layer, the reference image being based on a decoded image of the first layer in which a plurality of blocks having different block sizes are set, a filtering section configured to apply a definition enhancement filter to the reference image acquired by the acquisition section and generate a definition-enhanced reference image, and a control section configured to control an application of the definition enhancement filter to each of the plurality of blocks by the filtering section according to a block size of each of the blocks..
Sony Corporation


Techniques for identiying errors introduced during encoding


In one embodiment of the present invention, an encode validator identifies and classifies errors introduced during the parallel chunk-based translation of a source to a corresponding aggregate encode. In operation, upon receiving a source for encoding, a frame difference generator creates a frame difference file for the source.
Netflix, Inc


Method and encoding video based on scanning order of hierarchical data units, and decoding video based on scanning order of hierarchical data units


A video decoding method and apparatus and a video encoding method and apparatus based on a scanning order of hierarchical data units are provided. The decoding method includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting from the bitstream information about a size of a maximum coding unit for decoding a picture of the encoded video, and encoding information about a coded depth and an encoding mode for coding units of the picture, wherein the size of the maximum coding unit is a maximum size of a coding unit which is a data unit for decoding the picture; and determining a hierarchical structure of the maximum coding unit and the coding units into which the picture is divided according to depths, and decoding the picture based on the coding units, by using the information about the size of the maximum coding unit and the encoding information about the coded depth and the encoded mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Representing blocks with hash values in video and image coding and decoding


Innovations in hash-based block matching facilitate block copy (“bc”) prediction that is more effective in terms of rate-distortion performance and/or computational efficiency of encoding. For example, some of the innovations relate to encoding blocks with hash values determined using hash-based block matching.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Method and encoding/decoding images using a motion vector of a previous block as a motion vector for the current block


An encoding method and apparatus and a decoding method and apparatus for determining a motion vector of a current block based on a motion vector of at least one previously-encoded or previously-decoded block are provided. The decoding method includes: decoding information regarding a prediction direction from among a first direction, a second direction, and bi-directions, and information regarding pixel values of the current block; determining the prediction direction in which the current block is to be predicted, based on the decoded information regarding the prediction direction, and determining a motion vector for predicting the current block in the determined prediction direction; and restoring the current block, based on the determined motion vector and the decoded information regarding the pixel values, wherein the first direction is a direction from a current picture to a previous picture, and the second direction is a direction from the current picture to a subsequent picture..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Method and encoding multilayer video and decoding multilayer video


Provided is a multilayer video decoding method including obtaining a multilayer video bitstream; determining, based on the obtained multilayer video bitstream, whether or not a default reference type, in which at least one layer is inter-layer predicted by using at least one reference layer by default, is used; and inter-layer predicting the at least one layer by using the at least one reference layer according to the default reference type, based on the determining of whether or not the default reference type is used, and decoding an image including the at least one layer.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Features of intra block copy prediction mode for video and image coding and decoding


Innovations in intra block copy (“bc”) prediction mode facilitate intra bc prediction that is more effective in terms of rate-distortion performance and/or computational efficiency of encoding and decoding. For example, some of the innovations provide ways to select block vector (“bv”) values more effectively.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Video encoding method, video encoding apparatus, video decoding method, video decoding apparatus, and video encoding/decoding apparatus


Various embodiments for deriving a motion vector predictor for a current block are provided. At least one first candidate of a predictor of the motion vector for the current block is derived from a first motion vector of a first block that is adjacent to the current block in the current picture.
Sun Patent Trust


Method for encoding/decoding image and device using same


A method of decoding a bistream comprising a plurality of layers according to the present invention includes setting parameters for decoding the bitstream from a random access point when random access occurs, and decoding a decoding target picture, wherein the setting of the parameters includes setting an initialization flag indicating whether the decoding target picture, that is an intra random access point (irap) picture, is output by correctly decoding all reference layers of a target layer including the decoding target picture when the random access occurs; setting a flag variable (norasloutputflag) indicating whether the decoding target picture is used as a random access point; and resetting the initialization flag when the decoding target picture is an irap picture and the flag variable is 1.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Method and signal encoding producing encoded signals of high fidelity at minimal sizes


Methods and apparatus for determining encoding parameters of an encoder or a transcoder which yield an encoded signal of optimal measurable properties are disclosed. For a video signal, the encoding parameters may include quantization granularity, a measure of display resolution, and a frame rate.
Ecole De Technologie Superieure


Method, device and system for encoding and decoding image


Disclosed are methods, apparatuses, and systems for encoding and decoding an image. The present invention provides an intra prediction unit that receives an input image, removes high frequency ingredients by low pass filtering an encoded luma pixel value in the input image during intra prediction, and generates a prediction block by predicting a chroma pixel value by using a low pass filter (lpf) lm chroma mode for applying an lm chroma mode, which is an extended chroma mode technique for generating a prediction block by predicting the chroma pixel value by applying a correlation between color planes to the luma pixel value having removed therefrom the high frequency ingredients..
University-industry Foundation (uif), Yonsei University


Encoder-side options for intra block copy prediction mode for video and image coding


Innovations in encoder-side options for intra block copy (“bc”) prediction mode facilitate intra bc prediction that is more effective in terms of rate-distortion performance and/or computational efficiency of encoding. For example, some of the innovations relate to concurrently performing block vector (“bv”) estimation and making block splitting decisions for a block.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Optimized plenoptic image encoding


At least one embodiment of a method of encoding a plenoptic image includes: decomposing the plenoptic image into sub-aperture images, encoding at least a part of a first sub-aperture image using a set of encoding parameters, and encoding at least a part of a second sub-aperture image using a restricted number of parameters among the set of encoding parameters. Embodiments make it possible to reduce the encoding complexity and run-time while keeping good encoding performances..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Data encoding and decoding


A video data encoding apparatus operable to encode an array of input video data values includes: a differential pulse code modulation (dpcm) coder configured to apply a differential pulse code modulation operation to the array of input video data values to generate an array of dpcm data values; a quantizer operable to quantize data derived from the dpcm data values; and controller circuitry controlling selection of a rounding operation by the quantizer from two or more candidate rounding operations.. .
Sony Corporation


Method and device for generating a predicted value of an image


A method and device for generating a predicted value of image that are mostly used to generate a predicted value of a current block during image encoding or decoding. The method includes: determining a searching scope, wherein multiple motion vectors are included in the searching scope; performing up-sampling interpolations on first reference blocks, corresponding to the motion vector in the searching scope, in a reference image of the current block by using a first filter to obtain up-sampled first reference blocks; by using the up-sampled first reference blocks, obtaining at least one candidate motion vector corresponding to the current block; performing up-sampling interpolations on second reference blocks, corresponding to the at least one candidate motion vector, in the reference image of the current block by using a second filter to obtain up-sampled second reference blocks; combining the up-sampled second reference blocks to obtain a predicted value of the current block..
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.


Alignment of picture order count


A system for encoding and/or decoding video that include picture order counts.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Display video conferencing


A display method for video conferencing and an associated video conferencing system are provided. The video conferencing system includes a display, an image capturing unit, and a network interface unit.
Mediatek Inc.


Helmet for shooting multi-angle image and shooting method


The present invention relates to a helmet for recording a multi-angle video and a method of recording the multi-angle video by the helmet. The helmet includes a helmet unit including at least one camera mounting unit, a camera unit configured to be mounted on the camera mounting unit and configured to record a video of outside, an encoding unit configured to encode the video recorded by the camera unit, a communication unit configured to transmit device information of the helmet and to receive, when the helmet is determined to belong to a predetermined recording group at the server, synchronization information and a control signal transmitted, a synchronizing unit configured to perform a marking according to a predetermined period based on the synchronization information and to generate marking information, and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the encoded video and the marking information to the server via the communication unit..
Mobrick Co, Ltd


Generating consistent suggested domain names from user feedback


Systems and methods of the present invention provide for servers generating a suggested domain name from a requested domain name via a modification using a variation algorithm using a first variation technique in a plurality of variation techniques. The server(s) render a user feedback interface including the suggested domain name and a first and second user interface control encoding a positive and negative response to the variation technique respectively.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


Apparatus and encrypting data in near field communication system


A method for encrypting data in a near field communication system is provided. The method includes generating encrypted data based on first data input in a current state and second data input in a state immediately preceding the current state, and encoding the encrypted data through a predetermined error correcting code..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation


Integrated circuit


Wireless communication wherein channel estimation accuracy is improved while keeping the position of each bit in a frame, even when a modulation system having a large modulation multiple value is used for a data symbol. An encoding operation encodes and outputs transmitting data (bit string) and a bit converting operation converts at least one bit of a plurality of bits constituting a data symbol to be used for channel estimation, among the encoded bit strings, into ‘1’ or ‘0’.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


Memory control module and control method


This invention discloses a memory control module and its associated control method. The memory control module includes a storage unit, an ecc unit, and a read/write control unit.
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation


Resistive memory system and operating the resistive memory system


A resistive memory system having a plurality of memory cells includes a memory device having a resistive memory cell array and a controller. The controller generates write data to be written to the memory cell array by encoding input data such that the input data corresponds to an erase state and a plurality of programming states that a memory cell may have.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Method and encoding and decoding high frequency for bandwidth extension


Disclosed are a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding a high frequency for bandwidth extension. The method includes: estimating a weight; and generating a high frequency excitation signal by applying the weight between random noise and a decoded low frequency spectrum..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Audio encoder and decoder


This disclosure falls into the field of audio coding, in particular it is related to the field of spatial audio coding, where the audio information is represented by multiple signals, where the signals may comprise audio channels or/and audio objects. In particular the disclosure provides a method and apparatus for reconstructing audio objects in an audio decoding system.
Dolby International Ab


Modifying merchandising flow based on user feedback


Systems and methods of the present invention provide for servers generating a suggested domain name from a requested domain name via a modification using a variation algorithm using a first variation technique in a plurality of variation techniques. The server(s) render a user feedback interface including the suggested domain name and a first and second user interface control encoding a positive and negative response to the variation technique respectively.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


Methods for determining manufacturing waste to optimize productivity and devices thereof


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and productivity assessment computing device that identifies entities present in frames of a video. Entity movement across the frames is plotted to obtain a trajectory of the entities.
Wipro Limited


Methods and systems for compressing electronic documents


The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for encoding an image. The method includes identifying one or more objects, having an associated first tag value, in the image.
Xerox Corporation


Software-defined multi-mode rfid read devices


Devices and methods for reading multiple types of rfid tags having different frequencies and or encoding schemes are disclosed. One or more search signals covering a plurality of rfid bands are transmitted.
Carefusion 303, Inc.


Systems and methods of multidimensional encrypted data transfer


Example embodiments of the systems and methods of multidimensional encrypted data transfer disclosed herein also introduce novel and unobvious methods to store and access information. In example embodiments of the systems and methods of multidimensional encrypted data transfer disclosed herein, a multidimensional data structure is developed.

Method and system for selecting encoding format for reading target document


A method and system for selecting an encoding format used for reading a target document are provided. The method comprises reading a reference document with at least one reference encoding format and determining all or some disorder code patterns obtained when reading the reference document with the reference encoding format; reading the target document with one encoding format each time; for each encoding format, comparing data generated when reading the target document with this encoding format and the determined disorder code patterns to determine disorder codes generated when reading the target document with this encoding format; counting disorder codes generated when reading the target document with each encoding format, and making a comparison to determine the encoding format used for reading the target document..
Peking University


High performance persistent memory for region-centric consistent and atomic updates


A processor includes a processing core to execute an application comprising instructions encoding a transaction with a persistent memory via a non-persistent cache, wherein the transaction is to create a mapping from a virtual address space to a memory region identified by a memory region identifier (mrid) in the persistent memory, and tag a cache line of the non-persistent cache with the mrid, in which the cache line is associated with a cache line status, and a cache controller, in response to detecting a failure event, to selectively evict contents of the cache line to the memory region identified by the mrid based on the cache line status.. .
Intel Corporation


Hierarchical wide spreading of distributed storage


Systems and techniques for managing data storage are disclosed. In some aspects, a front-end node responds to a request to write an object by dividing the object into multiple source data segments.
Netapp, Inc.


Computer processor employing phases of operations contained in wide instructions


A computer processor employs an instruction processing pipeline that processes a sequence of wide instructions each having an encoding that represents a plurality of different operations. The plurality of different operations of the given wide instruction are logically organized into a number of phases having a predefined ordering such that some or all of the plurality of different operations of the given wide instruction are executed as at least one dataflow.
Mill Computing, Inc.


Enhanced status monitor for scan testing


An integrated circuit receives test-control information that is phase encoded on a scan clock used for testing a scan chain within the ic. The phase encoding does not affect the normal use of the scan clock and scan test chain and allows additional test-related data such as power supply, clock, and additional global and specialized status data to be collected by a secondary test data storage system such as a shift register.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


Non-ribosomal protein synthesis pigment fusion peptides


The present invention relates to a polypeptide or polypeptide complex, comprising at least one non-ribosomal peptide synthesis (nrps) amino acid module functionally connected to at least one pigment module. The present invention further relates to a labeled oligopeptide comprising a non-naturally attached nrps pigment or/and polyketide pigment, to a polynucleotide encoding a fusion polypeptide, a vector, preferably an expression vector, comprising the polynucleotide of the present invention and to a host cell comprising the polypeptide or polypeptide complex and/or the polynucleotide, and/or the vector according to the present invention.
Ruprecht-karls-universität Heidelberg


Methods and compositions for isothermal amplification and detection of mycoplasma pneumoniae


Disclosed herein are methods and compositions (e.g., oligonucleotide primers) for isothermal amplification and detection of m. Pneumoniae nucleic acids in a sample.
P3s Corporation.


High molecular weight pha-producing microbe and producing high molecular weight pha using same


An object of the present invention is to provide a microorganism strain that accumulates a high molecular weight pha, and a pha production method using the microorganism. The present invention provides a method for producing a pha copolymer, which includes culturing a microorganism, wherein at least a portion of either of the following genes (a) and (b) of the microorganism has been altered by substitution, deletion, insertion, and/or addition to reduce or eliminate the activity of a pha degrading enzyme encoded by the gene: (a) a pha degrading enzyme gene encoding the amino acid sequence of seq id no:2 in the sequence listing; and (b) a gene encoding a polypeptide having at least 85% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence of seq id no:2 in the sequence listing and having pha degrading enzyme activity..
Kaneka Corporation


Rna-guided transcriptional regulation


Methods of modulating expression of a target nucleic acid in a cell are provided including introducing into the cell a first foreign nucleic acid encoding one or more rnas complementary to dna, wherein the dna includes the target nucleic acid, introducing into the cell a second foreign nucleic acid encoding a nuclease-null cas9 protein that binds to the dna and is guided by the one or more rnas, introducing into the cell a third foreign nucleic acid encoding a transcriptional regulator protein or domain, wherein the one or more rnas, the nuclease-null cas9 protein, and the transcriptional regulator protein or domain are expressed, wherein the one or more rnas, the nuclease-null cas9 protein and the transcriptional regulator protein or domain co-localize to the dna and wherein the transcriptional regulator protein or domain regulates expression of the target nucleic acid.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


Engineering of acetyl-coa metabolism in yeast


The invention relates to engineering of acetyl-coa metabolism in yeast and in particular to production of acetyl-coa in a non-ethanol producing yeast lacking endogenous gene(s) encoding pyruvate decarboxylase and comprising a heterologous pathway for synthesis of cytosolic acetyl-coa.. .
Biopetrolia Ab


Modulation of apolipoprotein c-iii expression


Compounds, compositions and methods are provided for modulating the expression of apolipoprotein c-iii. The compositions comprise oligonucleotides, targeted to nucleic acid encoding apolipoprotein c-iii.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
Novozymes A/s


Polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides encoding same


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
Novozymes Inc.


Laccases for bio-bleaching


Provided herein are isolated laccase enzymes and nucleic acids encoding them. Also provided are mediators for laccase reactions.
Basf Se


Alcohol dehydrogenase variants


Described herein are non-natural nad+-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases (adhs) capable of at least two fold greater conversion of methanol or ethanol to formaldehyde or acetaldehyde, respectively, as compared to its unmodified counterpart. Nucleic acids encoding the non-natural alcohol dehydrogenases, as well as expression constructs including the nucleic acids, and engineered cells comprising the nucleic acids or expression constructs are described.
Genomatica, Inc.


Universal donor chimeric antigen receptor cells


Disclosed are allogeneic cells useful for the treatment of cancer in a universal donor, off the shelf, manner. In one embodiment of the invention cord blood derived t cell progenitors are matured with anti-cd3 and anti-cd28, interleukin-7 and transfected with a construct encoding a chimeric antigen receptor (car) targeting a tumor antigen or a tumor endothelial associated antigen on the antigen binding domain.
Batu Biologics, Inc.


Methods for treating and preventing multiple sclerosis


We have discovered that lrg-47 (also called p47 gtpase), plays a central role in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis, and that inhibition of lrg-47 activity by anti-lrg-47 antibodies or of lrg-47 expression by sirna dramatically reduce the pathology and symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Certain embodiments of the invention are directed to the therapeutic use of anti-lrg-47 antibodies (mouse or rabbit or other antibodies that are humanized or human antibodies to lrg-47, preferably antibodies made against human lrg-47) or sirna or antisense nucleotides that specifically hybridize with the gene or mrna or cdna encoding human lrg-47 to treat or prevent multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases that are t-cell-mediated.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York


Anti-tweakr antibodies and uses thereof


The present invention provides recombinant antigen-binding regions and antibodies and functional fragments containing such antigen-binding regions that are specific for the tweakr (tnfrsf12a, fn14). The antibodies, accordingly, can be used to treat tumors and other disorders and conditions associated with expression of the tweakr.
Bayer Pharma Aktiengesellschaft


Targeted/immunomodulatory fusion proteins and methods for making same


The present invention relates generally to the field of generating fusion proteins to be used in cancer therapy, and more specifically, to nucleotide sequences encoding the fusion proteins, wherein the chimeric fusion proteins comprises at least one targeting moiety and at least one immunomodulatory moiety that counteracts the immune tolerance of cancer cells.. .
Biocon Limited


Antibody therapeutics that bind ctla4


There is disclosed compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-ctla4 antibodies. More specifically, there is disclosed fully human antibodies that bind ctla4, ctla4-antibody binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and ctla4-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments.
Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.


Manufacturing methods to control c-terminal lysine, galactose and sialic acid content in recombinant proteins


Provided herein is a method for producing an antibody, such as an anti-tnfα antibody (e.g., infliximab) having a c-terminal lysine content of about 20% to about 70%, and a sialic acid content of about 1% to about 20%, comprising culturing a zinc-responsive host cell transfected with dna encoding the antibody in a culture medium comprising at least 0.5 μm zinc; and controlling the concentration of zinc in the culture medium, thereby producing the antibody.. .
Janssen Biologics B.v.


Methods of treating alzheimer's disease with apo a-1 milano


This invention relates to the treatment of alzheimer's disease, the reduction of the progression of alzheimer's disease, and the alleviation of symptoms of alzheimer's disease by administering apoa-1 milano based therapies to provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and lipid depleting effects to brain tissue. In particular embodiments, the method comprises administering a composition comprising an raav vector encoding apoa-1 milano or an active fragment thereof, to a mammal having alzheimer's disease or a symptom of alzheimer's disease..
Cedars-sinai Medical Center






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