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Integrated circuit for controlling a process and integrated circuit comprising circuitry

Panasonic Intellectual Property Of America

Integrated circuit for controlling a process and integrated circuit comprising circuitry

Methods and apparatus for use in facilitating the communication of neighboring network information to a mobile terminal…

Blackberry Limited

Methods and apparatus for use in facilitating the communication of neighboring network information to a mobile terminal…

Methods and apparatus for use in facilitating the communication of neighboring network information to a mobile terminal…

Microsoft Technology Licensing

Multi-threaded implementations of deblock filtering


Date/App# patent app List of recent Encoding-related patents
08/20/15
20150237632 
 Method in a network control node patent thumbnailMethod in a network control node
The present invention relates to a method in a network control node of a wireless communication system, said wireless communication system using a system frequency bandwidth for downlink transmissions from said network control node to one or more mobile stations of said wireless communication system; said method comprising the steps of: allocating k number of sets of physical resource units arbitrarily chosen within said system frequency bandwidth for downlink transmissions, wherein k is an integer equal to or larger than 1 and the number of physical resource units of each set is selected from a finite set of allowed values; jointly encoding the frequency positions of the k number of sets of physical resource units into a first unique combinatorial index q; and signalling said first combinatorial index q in the downlink.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237614 
 Integrated circuit for controlling a process and integrated circuit comprising circuitry patent thumbnailIntegrated circuit for controlling a process and integrated circuit comprising circuitry
A base station can prevent deterioration of data channel application control accuracy due to influence of transmission power control to a control channel. In the base station, each encoding section performs encoding processing to an scch (shared control channel) of each mobile station, each modulating section performs modulation processing to the encoded scch, an arranging section arranges the scch to each mobile station to one of a plurality of subcarriers which configure an ofdm symbol, and transmission power control section controls transmission power of the scch based on reception quality information reported from each mobile station.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


08/20/15
20150237543 
 Methods and  use in facilitating the communication of neighboring network information to a mobile terminal with use of a radius compatible protocol patent thumbnailMethods and use in facilitating the communication of neighboring network information to a mobile terminal with use of a radius compatible protocol
A disclosed example method for requesting neighboring network information from a device involves encoding a request for neighboring network information and sending the request to an authentication server to obtain the neighboring network information. The example method also involves receiving a response to the request, retrieving the neighboring network information contained in the response, and decoding the neighboring network information.
Blackberry Limited


08/20/15
20150237381 
 Multi-threaded implementations of deblock filtering patent thumbnailMulti-threaded implementations of deblock filtering
Multi-threaded implementations of deblock filtering improve encoding and/or decoding efficiency. For example, a video encoder or decoder partitions a video picture into multiple segments.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/20/15
20150237379 
 Moving image encoding device, moving image decoding device, moving image coding method, and moving image decoding method patent thumbnailMoving image encoding device, moving image decoding device, moving image coding method, and moving image decoding method
When carrying out an intra-frame prediction process to generate an intra prediction image by using an already-encoded image signal in a frame, an intra prediction part 4 selects a filter from one or more filters which are prepared in advance according to the states of various parameters associated with the encoding of a target block to be filtered, and carries out a filtering process on a prediction image by using the filter. As a result, prediction errors which occur locally can be reduced, and the image quality can be improved..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/20/15
20150237377 
 Method and  encoding/decoding images patent thumbnailMethod and encoding/decoding images
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding images. The image-decoding method comprises the steps of: receiving a bit stream including information regarding an nal unit type; and checking whether or not the nal unit in the bit stream is a reference picture based on said information regarding an nal unit type and decoding the nal unit.
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/20/15
20150237376 
 Method for sao compensation for encoding inter-layer prediction error and apparatus therefor patent thumbnailMethod for sao compensation for encoding inter-layer prediction error and apparatus therefor
Provided are scalable video encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses for compensating for inter-layer prediction errors between different layer images by using sample adaptive offsets (saos). The scalable video decoding method includes: obtaining inter-layer sao use information indicating whether to compensate for prediction errors according to inter-layer prediction between a base layer reconstructed image and an enhancement layer prediction image, and sao parameters indicating a sao type of the enhancement layer prediction image and an offset, from a received enhancement layer stream; determining the sao type of the enhancement layer prediction image and offsets corresponding to the prediction errors classified according to categories, from the obtained sao parameters; and generating an enhancement layer reconstructed image by using the enhancement layer prediction image compensated by the determined offsets by determining a category of a current sample for each pixel location of the enhancement layer prediction image..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237373 
 Coding and decoding of interleaved image data patent thumbnailCoding and decoding of interleaved image data
Sampled data is packaged in checkerboard format for encoding and decoding. The sampled data may be quincunx sampled multi-image video data (e.g., 3d video or a multi-program stream), and the data may also be divided into sub-images of each image which are then multiplexed, or interleaved, in frames of a video stream to be encoded and then decoded using a standardized video encoder.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


08/20/15
20150237369 
 Moving picture encoding/decoding  processing of moving picture divided in units of slices patent thumbnailMoving picture encoding/decoding processing of moving picture divided in units of slices
Disclosed is a moving picture encoding/decoding apparatus and method for processing of a moving picture, which is divided in units of slices. The encoding method includes the steps of: dividing a moving picture in units of slices when the moving picture is received; determining an encoding order of moving pictures divided in units of slices; and generating a bitstream by encoding moving pictures, which are divided in unites of slices, according to a corresponding order when the encoding order has been determined..
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation


08/20/15
20150237368 
 Moving picture encoding/decoding  processing of moving picture divided in units of slices patent thumbnailMoving picture encoding/decoding processing of moving picture divided in units of slices
Disclosed is a moving picture encoding/decoding apparatus and method for processing of a moving picture, which is divided in units of slices. The encoding method includes the steps of: dividing a moving picture in units of slices when the moving picture is received; determining an encoding order of moving pictures divided in units of slices; and generating a bitstream by encoding moving pictures, which are divided in unites of slices, according to a corresponding order when the encoding order has been determined..
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation


08/20/15
20150237367 

Moving picture encoding/decoding processing of moving picture divided in units of slices


Disclosed is a moving picture encoding/decoding apparatus and method for processing of a moving picture, which is divided in units of slices. The encoding method includes the steps of: dividing a moving picture in units of slices when the moving picture is received; determining an encoding order of moving pictures divided in units of slices; and generating a bitstream by encoding moving pictures, which are divided in unites of slices, according to a corresponding order when the encoding order has been determined..
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation


08/20/15
20150237366 

Moving picture encoding/decoding processing of moving picture divided in units of slices


Disclosed is a moving picture encoding/decoding apparatus and method for processing of a moving picture, which is divided in units of slices. The encoding method includes the steps of: dividing a moving picture in units of slices when the moving picture is received; determining an encoding order of moving pictures divided in units of slices; and generating a bitstream by encoding moving pictures, which are divided in unites of slices, according to a corresponding order when the encoding order has been determined..
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation


08/20/15
20150237365 

Image processing device and method


An image processing device including a predicted vector generation section configured to generate a predicted vector for use in encoding of a motion vector (mv) of a current block by scaling the mv of a reference block, which is a block of a position shifted from a position of the current block in an image of a different view, by a disparity obtained from a periphery of the current block in an image of a non-base view according to a reference destination of the current block and a reference destination of the reference block, an mv encoding section configured to encode the mv of the current block using the predicted vector generated by the predicted vector generation section, and an encoding section configured to generate an encoded stream by encoding the image in units having a hierarchical structure.. .
Sony Corporation


08/20/15
20150237364 

Video encoding/decoding motion compensation prediction


A video encoding method and apparatus to select one combination, for each block of an input video signal, from a plurality of combinations. Each combination includes a predictive parameter and at least one reference picture number determined in advance for the reference picture.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


08/20/15
20150237363 

Method and encoding and decoding video by using pattern information in hierarchical data unit


Obtaining first pattern information indicating whether residual samples of a coding unit among the at least one coding unit are equal to 0, when the first pattern information indicates the residual samples are not equal to 0, extracting from the bitstream transformation index information indicating whether a transformation unit of a current level included in the coding unit from among the at least one coding unit is split, when the transformation index information indicates a split of the transformation unit of the current level, splitting the transformation unit of the current level into square transformation units of a lower level, and when the transformation index information indicates a non-split of the transformation unit of the current level, obtaining second pattern information for the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the second pattern information indicates whether the transformation unit of the current level contains one or more transform coefficients not equal to 0, wherein a height of each of the square transformation units of the lower level is half a height of the transformation unit of the current level.. .

08/20/15
20150237362 

Method and encoding and decoding video by using pattern information in hierarchical data unit


A method of decoding an encoded video including determining at least one coding unit by using split information extracted from a bitstream, obtaining first pattern information indicating whether residual samples of a coding unit among the at least one coding unit are equal to 0, when the first pattern information indicates the residual samples are not equal to 0, extracting from the bitstream transformation index information indicating whether a transformation unit of a current level included in the coding unit from among the at least one coding unit is split, when the transformation index information indicates a split of the transformation unit of the current level, splitting the transformation unit of the current level into transformation units of a lower level, and when the transformation index information indicates a non-split of the transformation unit of the current level, obtaining second pattern information for the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the second pattern information indicates whether the transformation unit of the current level contains one or more transform coefficients not equal to 0, wherein the transformation unit of the current level is split into four transformation units of the lower level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237361 

Method and encoding and decoding video by using pattern information in hierarchical data unit


A video decoding apparatus including an extractor which extracts from a bitstream first pattern information indicating whether residual samples of a current coding unit are equal to 0, and when the first pattern information indicates the residual samples are not equal to 0, extracts from the bitstream transformation index information indicating whether a transformation unit of a current level included in the current coding unit is split, a decoder which splits the transformation unit of the current level into transformation units of a lower level when the transformation index information indicates a split of the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the extractor further extracts second pattern information for the transformation unit of the current level when the transformation index information indicates a non-split of the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the second pattern information indicates whether the transformation unit of the current level contains one or more transform coefficients not equal to 0.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237356 

Host encoder for hardware-accelerated video encoding


By controlling decisions for high layers of bitstream syntax for encoded video, a host encoder provides consistent behaviors even when used with accelerator hardware from different vendors across different hardware platforms. For example, the host encoder controls high-level behaviors of encoding and sets values of syntax elements for sequence layer and picture layer of an output bitstream (and possibly other layers such as slice-header layer), while using only a small amount of computational resources.
Microsoft Corporation


08/20/15
20150237355 

Method and encoding and decoding video by using pattern information in hierarchical data unit


A video decoding apparatus including an extractor which extracts from a bitstream first pattern information indicating whether residual samples of a current coding unit are equal to 0, and when the first pattern information indicates the residual samples are not equal to 0, extracts from the bitstream transformation index information indicating whether a transformation unit of a current level included in the current coding unit is split, a decoder which splits the transformation unit of the current level into transformation units of a lower level when the transformation index information indicates a split of the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the extractor further extracts second pattern information for the transformation unit of the current level when the transformation index information indicates a non-split of the transformation unit of the current level, wherein the second pattern information indicates whether the transformation unit of the current level contains one or more transform coefficients not equal to 0, wherein the transformation unit of the current level is split into four transformation units of the lower level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237353 

Method and packing tile in frame through loading encoding-related information of another tile above the tile from storage device


A method for encoding a frame divided into a plurality of tiles includes: storing encoding-related information derived from blocks in a last block row of a first tile of the frame into a storage device; reading the encoding-related information from the storage device; and performing entropy encoding upon blocks in a first block row of a second tile of the frame based at least partly on the encoding-related information read from the storage device. The first block row of the second tile is vertically adjacent to the last block row of the first tile.
Mediatek Inc.


08/20/15
20150237350 

Method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video decoding


In a video processing system, a method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video decoding are provided. For high profile mode video decoding operations, the transform sizes may be selected based on the prediction macroblock type and the contents of the macroblock.
Broadcom Coproration


08/20/15
20150237347 

Video encoding device using adaptive search range and method thereof


A device and method for encoding a picture sequence including a group of pictures (gop) having a base layer and a hierarchical layer. The device includes a first unit and a second unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237346 

Rate control in video encoding


A video encoder and method of video encoding are provided. At an encoding stage a selected degree of quantization is applied to the encoding of macroblocks of the input video sequence and quantized part-encoded macroblocks are generated.
Arm Limited


08/20/15
20150236884 

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


The present invention provides an apparatus of transmitting broadcast signals. The apparatus includes, an encoder for encoding service data, a bit interleaver for bit interleaving the encoded service data, a mapper for mapping the bit interleaved service data into a plurality of ofdm (orthogonal frequency division multiplex) symbols to build at least one signal frame, an ofdm modulator for modulating data in the built at least one signal frame by an ofdm scheme and a transmitter for transmitting the broadcast signals having the modulated data..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/20/15
20150236816 

Transmitter apparatus and interleaving method thereof


A transmitting apparatus is provided. The transmitting apparatus includes: an encoder configured to generate a low-density parity check (ldpc) codeword by ldpc encoding based on a parity check matrix; an interleaver configured to interleave the ldpc codeword; and a modulator configured to map the interleaved ldpc codeword onto a modulation symbol, wherein the modulator is further configured to map a bit included in a predetermined bit group from among a plurality of bit groups constituting the ldpc codeword onto a predetermined bit of the modulation symbol..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150236815 

Method and implementing space frequency block coding in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing wireless communication system


The present invention is related to a method and apparatus for implementing space frequency block coding (sfbc) in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) wireless communication system. The present invention is applicable to both a closed loop mode and an open loop mode.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


08/20/15
20150236813 

System and achieving accelerated throughput


Systems and methods for transporting data between two endpoints over an encoded channel are disclosed. Data transmission units (data units) from the source network are received at an encoding component logically located between the endpoints.
Liveqos Inc.


08/20/15
20150236812 

Design methodology and signaling with capacity optimized constellations


Communication systems are described that use geometrically shaped constellations that have increased capacity compared to conventional constellations operating within a similar snr band. In several embodiments, the geometrically shaped is optimized based upon a capacity measure such as parallel decoding capacity or joint capacity.
Constellation Designs, Inc.


08/20/15
20150236791 

Quantum communications system with integrated photonic devices


Security is increased in quantum communication (qc) systems lacking a true single-photon laser source by encoding a transmitted optical signal with two or more decoy-states. A variable attenuator or amplitude modulator randomly imposes average photon values onto the optical signal based on data input and the predetermined decoy-states.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc


08/20/15
20150236777 

Indoor personal relay


The embodiments herein disclose an indoor personal relay which has a wireless interface with the bs, which is effective in both cost and technology terms. The indoor personal relay, as disclosed herein is an estimate and forward relay.
Centre Of Excellence In Wireless Technology


08/20/15
20150236723 

Parallel vlsi architectures for constrained turbo block convolutional decoding


A constrained turbo block convolutional code (ctbc) involves a serial concatenation of a outer block code b with an inner recursive convolutional code, joined together by a constrained interleaver type 2 (ci-2). The ci-2 interleaver is designed off line, and prior to vlsi design time.

08/20/15
20150236721 

Transmitting apparatus and interleaving method thereof


A transmitting apparatus is provided. The transmitting apparatus includes: an encoder configured to generate a low density parity check (ldpc) codeword by ldpc encoding based on a parity check matrix; an interleaver configured to interleave the ldpc codeword; and a modulator configured to map the interleaved ldpc codeword onto a modulation symbol, wherein the modulator is further configured to map a bit included in a predetermined bit group from among a plurality of bit groups constituting the ldpc codeword onto a predetermined bit of the modulation symbol..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150236719 

Transmission apparatus including encoder, reception apparatus including decoder, and associated methods


An encoder and decoder using ldpc-cc which avoid lowering the transmission efficiency of information while not deteriorating error correction performance, even at termination; and an encoding method of the same. A termination sequence length determining unit determines the sequence length of a termination sequence transmitted added to the end of an information sequence, according to the information length (information size) and encoding rate of the information sequence.
Panasonic Corporation


08/20/15
20150236715 

Reduced polar codes


A method for encoding a reduced polar code is disclosed. The method generally includes (a) modifying an input codeword including polar code encoded input data by removing one or more bits from one of (i) a first part of the input codeword and (ii) a second part of the input codeword and (b) generating an output codeword by concatenating the first and the second parts of the modified input codeword..
Seagate Technology Llc


08/20/15
20150235653 

Audio signal encoding and decoding method, and audio signal encoding and decoding apparatus


An audio signal encoding and decoding method, an audio signal encoding and decoding apparatus, a transmitter, a receiver, and a communications system, which can improve encoding and/or decoding performance. The audio signal encoding method includes dividing a to-be-encoded time domain signal into a low band signal and a high band signal; encoding the low band signal to obtain a low frequency encoding parameter; calculating a voiced degree factor, and predicting a high band excitation signal; weighting the high band excitation signal and random noise using the voiced degree factor, so as to obtain a synthesized excitation signal; and obtaining a high frequency encoding parameter based on the synthesized excitation signal and the high band signal.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150235645 

Encoding and rendering of object based audio indicative of game audio content


In some embodiments, a method (typically performed by a game console) for generating an object based audio program indicative of game audio content (audio content pertaining to play of or events in a game, and optionally also other information regarding the game), and including at least one audio object channel and at least one speaker channel. In other embodiments, a game console configured to generate such an object based audio program.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


08/20/15
20150235385 

Systems and methods for optimizing n dimensional volume data for transmission


A method and system for optimizing n dimensional volume data for transmission is disclosed. The device and method including organizing points based on xyz location, into volumes, which are recursively divided by n into smaller volumes, where n is greater than 1, and decompressing each volume, by encoding a reference volume then encoding the remaining volumes as a distance from the reference cuboid or the most recently recorded cuboid..
Par Technology Corporation


08/20/15
20150235384 

Method of and encoding and decoding data


Each block of texture data elements is encoded as a block of texture data that includes: data indicating how to generate a set of data values to be used to generate data values for a set of the texture data elements that the block represents; data indicating a set of integer values to be used to generate the set of data values to be used to generate data values for a set of the texture data elements that the block represents; data indicating a set of index values indicating how to use the generated set of data values to generate data values for texture data elements of the set of texture data elements that the generated set of data values is to be used for; and data indicating the indexing scheme that has been used for the block.. .
Arm Limited


08/20/15
20150235124 

Phase-coding for coordinate transformation


A method for coordinate transformation in a spiking neural network includes encoding a first positional representation as phase information in the spiking neural network. The method also includes shifting the phase information to modify the first positional representation into a second positional representation..
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/20/15
20150235113 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image forming apparatus


An image processing apparatus includes a determining unit that determines whether image data includes multi-valued drawing information for drawing a multi-valued image; a multi-valued drawing unit that draws the multi-valued image of the image data when the multi-valued drawing information is determined to be included in the image data; a less-than-multi-valued drawing unit that draws a less-than-multi-valued image of the image data when the multi-valued drawing information is not determined to be included in the image data; a value-count reducing image processing unit that reduces number of values of a drawing result of the multi-valued image to generate an image with a fewer number of values; and a less-than-multi-valued encoding processing unit that encodes a drawing result obtained by drawing the less-than-multi-valued image and encodes the generated image with the fewer number of values.. .
Ricoh Company, Limited


08/20/15
20150234980 

Genome sequence systems and methods


According to embodiments of the invention, systems and methods are provided for capturing nucleotide sequence and providing associated modification snapshots with timestamps. The system and/or method are adapted to receive a sample containing a genome sequence from an individual or an organism (hereinafter collectively referred to as a “subject”) that uses the genome for encoding dna or rna.

08/20/15
20150234936 

Event propagation in graph data


Embodiments include a data storage system configured to store data encoding a data graph, the data graph comprising a plurality of resources and a plurality of interconnections, each of the plurality of interconnections connecting two resources from among the plurality of resources and representing a relationship between the linked resources; the data storage system comprising: a data storage apparatus configured to store the data encoding the data graph; a plurality of event handlers, each event handler being associated with one or more resources from among the plurality of resources, and being executable at the or each of the respective associated resources; and an event propagation mechanism configured to respond to a processing event at a resource from among the plurality of resources by triggering the execution of one or more event handlers from among the plurality of event handlers at respective associated resources.. .
Fujitsu Limited


08/20/15
20150234908 

Techniques for data synchronization using compressive sensing


Techniques for data synchronization between a first computing device coupled to at least one memory storing current data and a second computing device coupled to at least a second memory storing first encoded data and a copy of prior data. The first device may perform a method comprising: encoding the current data using a compressive sensing encoding technique to obtain second encoded data; and transmitting the second encoded data to the second computing device.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


08/20/15
20150233934 

Color-encoding and in-situ interrogation of matrix-coupled chemical compounds


A method and apparatus for the physico-chemical encoding of a collection of beaded resin (“beads”) to determine the chemical identity of bead-anchored compounds by in-situ interrogation of individual beads. The present invention provides method and apparatus to implement color-coding strategies in applications and including the ultrahigh-throughput screening of bead-based combinatorial compounds libraries as well as multiplexed diagnostic and environmental testing and other biochemical assays..
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey


08/20/15
20150233924 

Methods for identifying hiv neutralizing antibodies


The present invention relates to an in vitro method for determining hiv neutralizing antibodies in a sample. It further relates to a fusion protein to be used in said method and a nucleic acid encoding said fusion protein..
FundaciÓ Privada Institut De Recerca De La Sida - Caixa


08/20/15
20150233736 

Measuring arrangement


A measurement assembly, in particular for a transmission, having a rotating assembly and having a sensor system that is stationary in relation to the rotating assembly, for detecting a direction of rotation and/or a rate of rotation and/or a rotational position and/or an axial position of the rotating assembly, wherein the rotating assembly has an encoding comprised of holes and/or projections on an axial end surface and/or on a radial circumferential surface, which moves in relation to the stationary sensor system when the rotating assembly rotates; and wherein the stationary sensor system has at least two sensor, disposed adjacently to one another, in which eddy currents can be induced, dependent on the rotational movement of the encoding thereon, wherein the direction of rotation and rate of rotation and the rotational position and the axial position of the rotating assembly can be determined from impulses of the measurement signals of the sensors, which are dependent on the induced eddy currents.. .
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag


08/20/15
20150232951 

Brassica plant comprising mutant fatty acyl-acp thioesterase alleles


The invention relates to crop plants comprising novel seed lipid compositions. Provided are both wild type and mutant nucleic acid molecules encoding brassica fatty acyl-acyl carrier protein (acp) thioesterase b proteins (fatb) and the proteins as such.
Bayer Cropscience N.v.


08/20/15
20150232905 

Methods of activating clostridial toxins


The specification discloses modified clostridial toxins comprising an exogenous clostridial toxin di-chain loop protease cleavage site located within the di-chain loop region; polynucleotide molecules encoding such modified clostridial toxins; method of producing such modified clostridial toxins, method of activating such modified clostridial toxins and methods of activating recombinantly-expressed clostridial toxins.. .
Allergan, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232904 

Expression sequences


An isolated nucleic acid encoding a leader, which has a specific sequence, an isolated leader peptide encoded by such nucleic acid, an expression cassette comprising such nucleic acid encoding a leader operably linked to a nucleic acid sequence encoding a poi, a recombinant yeast host cell or a vector comprising such expression cassette, a method of producing a poi in such yeast host cell, and further the use of the specific nucleic acid for the secretion of a poi from a host cell and/or to increase the secretion of a poi from a host cell.. .
Lonza Ltd


08/20/15
20150232895 

Transformant and producing same, and producing lactic acid


Objects of the present invention are to provide a transformant which can produce lactic acid with high productivity without requiring neutralization with an alkali, a method for producing the same, and a method for producing lactic acid by using the transformant. Namely, they are a transformant, in which schizosaccharomyces pombe is used as a host, a lactate dehydrogenase gene of lactobacillus pentosus is introduced, and a part of a gene cluster encoding a pyruvate decarboxylase in the schizosaccharomyces pombe host is deleted or inactivated; a method for producing the transformant; and a method for producing lactic acid by using the transformant..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited


08/20/15
20150232894 

Lactate dehydrogenase mutant, polynucleotide coding for the mutant, yeast cell including the polynucleotide, preparing the mutant, and producing the lactate using the same


A lactate dehydrogenase mutant, a polynucleotide encoding the mutant, a recombinant yeast cell including the polynucleotide, and a method of preparing the mutant and a method of producing lactate by using the same.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150232879 

Conditional expression of transgenes in vivo


The present invention relates to a method of producing a cell comprising a conditionally active transgene in its genome, the method comprising (a) introducing into the cell a targeting vector, wherein the targeting vector comprises (i) a 5′ recombinase recognition site specifically recognised by a first recombinase, wherein the first recombinase is endogenously present in the cell or wherein the first recombinase or a nucleic acid molecule encoding said first recombinase in expressible form is introduced into the cell; followed by (ii) a 5′ recombinase recognition site specifically recognised by a second recombinase, wherein the second recombinase is not endogenously present or is not active in the cell; followed by (iii) a selection cassette comprising a positively selectable marker gene; followed by (iv) a 3′ recombinase recognition site specifically recognised by a third recombinase, wherein the third recombinase is not endogenously present or is not active in the cell; followed by (v) the transgene; followed by (vi) a 3′ recombinase recognition site specifically recognised by a fourth recombinase, wherein the fourth recombinase is endogenously present in the cell or wherein the fourth recombinase or a nucleic acid molecule encoding said fourth recombinase in expressible form is introduced into the cell; wherein the genome of the cell comprises a 5′ recombinase recognition site and a 3′ recombinase recognition site that are identical to the recombinase recognition sites of (i) and (vi), and wherein said recombinase recognition sites comprised in the genome of the cell are located 3′ of an endogenous cellular promoter such that introduction of the targeting vector into the genome by site specific recombination results in the promoter being operatively linked to the selectable marker gene; and (b) culturing the cell in the presence of a selection medium specific for the selectable marker encoded by the selectable marker gene of (iii). The present invention further relates to a method of producing a conditional transgenic non-human mammalian animal as well as to a conditional transgenic non-human mammalian animal obtainable by said method.
Helmholtz Zentrum MÜnchen-deutsches Forschungszentrum FÜr Gesundheit Und


08/20/15
20150232877 

Methods and compositions to enhance activity of cry endotoxins


Methods and compositions for enhancing the resistance of plants to plant pests are provided. Chimeric pesticidal polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules encoding the chimeric pesticidal polypeptides are provided.
Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232874 

Plants having enhanced yield-related traits and a making the same


The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for improving various plant growth characteristics by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a pcd-like (pterin-4-alpha-carbinolamine dehydratase-like). The present invention also concerns plants having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding a pcd-like, which plants have improved growth characteristics relative to corresponding wild type plants or other control plants.
Cropdesign N.v.


08/20/15
20150232873 

Plants having enhanced yield-related traits and making same


A method for enhancing various economically important yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a pmp (protein of interest) polypeptide. Plants having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding a pmp polypeptide, which plants have one or more enhanced yield-related traits compared with control plants are provided.
Basf Plant Science Company Gmbh


08/20/15
20150232867 

Heavy metal reduction in planta


There is described a mutant, non-naturally occurring or transgenic plant or plant cell comprising (a) a polynucleotide selected from the group consisting of: (i) a polynucleotide comprising, consisting or consisting essentially of a sequence having at least 71% sequence identity to seq id nos: 1, 2, 27, 28 or 29 or 51; or (ii) a polynucleotide comprising, consisting or consisting essentially of a sequence having at least 65% sequence identity to any of seq id nos: 3 to 23 or 30 to 50; or (iii) a polynucleotide encoding a ntmrp polypeptide comprising, consisting or consisting essentially of a sequence having at least 65% sequence identity to any of seq id nos. 24 to 26 or 52, and wherein the polypeptide has heavy metal transporter activity; or (b) a polynucleotide construct of at least 15 contiguous nucleotides in length that is at least 65% identical to a region of any of seq id nos: 1 to 23 or 27 to 51; or (c) a double-stranded rna comprising at least two sequences that are at least partially complementary to each other and wherein a sense strand comprises a first sequence and an antisense strand comprises a second sequence and wherein at least one of the sequences comprises at least 10 contiguous nucleotides of ntmrp rna; or (d) an expression vector comprising the polynucleotide as set forth in (i), (ii) or (iii) or the polynucleotide construct as set forth in (b)..
Philip Morris Products S.a.


08/20/15
20150232841 

Methods for use in modulating mir-122a


Methods are provided for the treatment of cardiovascular or metabolic diseases characterized by elevated serum total cholesterol, elevated serum ldl-cholesterol, or elevated serum triglycerides, through the administration of an oligomeric compound which modulates the levels or activity of mir-122a. Further provided are methods for reducing hepatic steatosis or liver tissue triglyceride accumulation through the administration of an oligomeric compound which modulates the levels or activity of mir-122a.
Regulus Therapeutics Inc.


08/20/15
20150232838 

Effects of apolipoprotein b inhibition on gene expression profiles in animals


Antisense compounds, compositions and methods are provided for modulating the expression of apolipoprotein b. The compositions comprise antisense compounds, particularly antisense oligonucleotides, targeted to nucleic acids encoding apolipoprotein b.
Genzyme Corporation


08/20/15
20150232833 

Rna-guided human genome engineering


A method of altering a eukaryotic cell is provided including transfecting the eukaryotic cell with a nucleic acid encoding rna complementary to genomic dna of the eukaryotic cell, transfecting the eukaryotic cell with a nucleic acid encoding an enzyme that interacts with the rna and cleaves the genomic dna in a site specific manner, wherein the cell expresses the rna and the enzyme, the rna binds to complementary genomic dna and the enzyme cleaves the genomic dna in a site specific manner.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


08/20/15
20150232829 

Multiply-substituted protease variants


Novel protease variants derived from the dna sequences of naturally-occurring or recombinant non-human proteases are disclosed. The variant proteases, in general, are obtained by in vitro modification of a precursor dna sequence encoding the naturally-occurring or recombinant protease to generate the substitution of a plurality of amino acid residues in the amino acid sequence of a precursor protease.
Danisco Us Inc.


08/20/15
20150232828 

Method for the manufacturing of recombinant proteins harbouring an n-terminal lysine


This invention relates to a novel method for manufacturing and obtaining recombinant proteins, such as clostridial neurotoxins, harbouring an n-terminal lysine from precursor proteins. The method comprises the step of expressing a nucleic acid sequence encoding a precursor protein comprising an n-terminal motif, which can be recognised by an endoprotease specific for a lysine in p′1 position, and the step of cleaving the precursor protein with the endoprotease.
Merz Pharma Gmbh & Co. Kgaa


08/20/15
20150232826 

Pharmaceutical composition containing core factor involved in proliferation and differentiation of central nervous cell


With an aim to provide a novel factor inducing proliferation of neural stem cells and differentiation of these cells into nerve cells, a pharmaceutical composition comprising 1) crbn, 2) a nucleic acid encoding crbn, or 3) a stem cell or a neural progenitor cell in which crbn is expressed, a method including administering the pharmaceutical composition to a non-human animal and inducing proliferation of neural stem cells or neural progenitor cells of the non-human animal and differentiation of these cells into nerve cells, and a method for screening for a therapeutic drug for a disease of cerebral cortex or a surgical injury of cerebral cortex, using crbn, are provided.. .
Celgene Corporation


08/20/15
20150232825 

Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same


Provided are isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs, vectors and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using polypeptides..
Novozymes A/s


08/20/15
20150232824 

Glucoamylase variants and polynucleotides encoding same and uses thereof


The present invention relates to variants of a parent glucoamylase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the glucoamylase variants..
Novozymes A/s


08/20/15
20150232822 

Dna polymerases having improved labeled nucleotide incorporation properties


In addition to providing novel mutant dna polymerases, the invention also provides polynucleotides encoding the subject mutant dna polymerases. The polynucleotides provided may comprise expression vectors for the recombinant production of the mutant polymerases.

08/20/15
20150232820 

Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (alk) as oncoantigen for lymphoma vaccination


Use of intracytoplasmatic domain of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (alk) protein and/or a nucleic acid molecule encoding for the intracytoplasmatic domain of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (alk) protein, of any species, for the preparation of a medicament, preferably a vaccine, for the treatment and/or prevention of a tumor in a subject, preferably a lymphoma.. .

08/20/15
20150232817 

Polypeptides having peroxygenase activity


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


08/20/15
20150232816 

Polypeptides having peroxygenase activity


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


08/20/15
20150232812 

Herpes virus strains


The present invention provides a herpes virus with improved oncolytic properties which comprises a gene encoding an immunomodulatory cytokine and which lacks a functional icp34.5 gene and a functional icp47 encoding gene.. .
Biovex Limited


08/20/15
20150232805 

Strains and methods for plasmid maintenance


The present invention provides a host microorganism with a deletion, disruption or mutation in one or more enzymes of a glycerol dissimilation pathway and a plasmid without an antibiotic resistance gene but carrying one or more genes encoding enzymes involved in glycerol dissimilation, wherein the plasmid is stably maintained by the host microorganism when cultured on glycerol as a carbon source. Such a plasmid maintenance system is beneficial in applications where the presence of an antibiotic resistance gene or the use of antibiotics is either prohibited or problem..
Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232571 

Anti-cd38 human antibodies and uses therefor


The present invention provides recombinant antigen-binding regions and antibodies and functional fragments containing such antigen-binding regions that are specific for cd38, which plays an integral role in various disorders or conditions. These antibodies, accordingly, can be used to treat, for example, hematological malignancies such as multiple myeloma.
Morphosys Ag


08/20/15
20150232566 

Carrier immunoglobulins and uses thereof


Disclosed is an isolated immunoglobulin. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments comprising the immunoglobulin, isolated nucleic acid encoding it, vectors, host cells, useful in methods of making it.
Amgen Inc.


08/20/15
20150232537 

Human binding molecules capable of binding to and neutralizing hepatitis b viruses and uses thereof


The disclosure relates to binding molecules, such as human monoclonal antibodies, that bind to hepatitis b viruses, and have a broad neutralizing activity against such hepatitis b viruses. The disclosure further provides nucleic acid molecules encoding the binding molecules, and compositions comprising the binding molecules.
Crucell Holland B.v.


08/20/15
20150232533 

B7-h1, a novel immunoregulatory molecule


The invention provides novel polypeptides useful for co-stimulating t cells, isolated nucleic acid molecules encoding them, vectors containing the nucleic acid molecules, and cells containing the vectors. Also included are methods of making and using these co-stimulatory polypeptides..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research


08/20/15
20150232530 

Method for expression of specific gene


Disclosed is a cell which can express a non-natural oligomeric protein, which has, introduced therein, a gene encoding an exogenous polypeptide corresponding to at least one endogenous polypeptide constituting a natural oligomeric protein, and in which the expression of the endogenous polypeptide is inhibited.. .
Mie University


08/20/15
20150232526 

Use of relaxin to treat atrial fibrillation


Disclosed herein are methods of using relaxin polypeptides and analogs, or nucleic acid molecules encoding such polypeptides to treat or inhibit atrial fibrillation.. .
University Of Pittsburgh-of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education


08/20/15
20150232520 

Charged nutritive fragments, proteins and methods


Charged nutritive proteins provided. In some embodiments the nutritive proteins an aqueous solubility of at least 12.5 g/l at ph 7.
Pronutria, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232516 

Flagellin fusion proteins


Methods of making a protein that stimulates a protective immune response in a subject include separating a portion of a protein from a naturally occurring influenza viral hemagglutinin to form a protein portion. The protein portion includes at least a portion of a globular head, and at least a portion of at least one secondary structure having at least one β-sheet at a bottom of the globular head that causes the globular head to essentially retain its tertiary structure.
Vaxinnate Corporation


08/20/15
20150232485 

Multi-sensor array compound and methods of use thereof


The present invention is directed to a multi-sensor array compound including at least three chromophores, at least one receptor and an anchor. Contacting the compound of this invention with an analyte (such as carbohydrate) forms a complex with unique optical signature.
Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.


08/20/15
20150231275 

Thymidine kinase


A polynucleotide comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a thymidine kinase wherein at least one of the nucleotides corresponding to the splice donor site nucleotides is replaced by another nucleotide and wherein the nucleotides of the splice acceptor sites are not altered.. .
Molmed Spa


08/20/15
20150231239 

Compositions and methods for rendering tumor cells susceptible to cd8+ t cell-mediated killing


The present invention provides an immunoconjugate having the formula: t-c-en-c-fcn or t-c-fcn-c-en; wherein, t is a single chain variable portion fragment of a monoclonal antibody (scfv) directed to a target protein, polypeptide, or fragment thereof, which is highly expressed on cancer cells; e is two or more foreign immunogenic cd8+ t cell antigenic epitopes; c is a peptide or polypeptide fragment thereof, capable of being cleaved by a specific protease; and fc is two or more fc portions of an igg antibody. Nucleic acid sequences encoding the same and vectors containing said nucleic acid sequences are also provided.
The Johns Hopkins University


08/20/15
20150231228 

Hiv immune stimulating compositions comprising recombinantly expressed pili on bacteria and methods related thereto


This disclosure relates to recombinant bacteria, e.g. L.
Emory University


08/20/15
20150231227 

Compositions and methods for generating an immune response


Novel plasmid constructs useful for the delivery of dna vaccines are provided having a transcription cassette capable of directing the expression of a vaccine nucleic acid insert encoding immunogens derived from any pathogen, including fungi, bacteria and viruses. The constructs are useful for inducing in a patient an immune response against pathogenic viruses such as hiv, measles or influenza.
Emory University


08/20/15
20150231226 

Novel attenuated dengue virus strains for vaccine application


The present invention discloses a method of eliciting an immune response and a method of vaccination comprising administration of a mutated flavivirus. The mutated flavivirus comprises at least one mutation in a nucleic acid sequence encoding for the non-structural protein 5 of the flavivirus sequence resulting in inactivation of the 2′o-methyltransferase..
Beijing Institute Of Microbiology And Epidemiology


08/20/15
20150231224 

Novel preventing or treating m tuberculosis infection


The present invention is directed to methods of preventing reactivation of active and latent m. Tuberculosis infections by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising a nucleic acid encoding a mtb72f fusion protein, or a mtb72f fusion protein or an immunogenic fragment thereof, for example together with an adjuvant.
Glaxosmithkiline Biologicals S.a.


08/20/15
20150231211 

Fibronectin based scaffold domain proteins that bind to myostatin


The present invention relates to fibronectin-based scaffold domain proteins that bind to myostatin. The invention also relates to the use of these proteins in therapeutic applications to treat muscular dystrophy, cachexia, sarcopenia, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity, copd, chronic kidney disease, heart failure, myocardial infarction, and fibrosis.
Bristol-myers Squibb Company


08/20/15
20150231168 

Methods for sustained and regulatable gene expression using viral based expression vectors


Disclosed are genetic expression cassettes, and vectors comprising them useful for the delivery of isolated nucleic acid segments including those expressing or encoding one or more selected therapeutic constructs (including, without limitation, therapeutic peptides, polypeptides, ribozymes, or catalytic rna molecules), to one or more selected cells or tissues of a vertebrate animal. Methods employing the disclosed genetic constructs in the development of gene therapy-based viral vector systems are also disclosed.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


08/20/15
20150230430 

Veterinary composition and methods for non-surgical neutering and castration


A method for non-surgical neutering or castration of a non-human mammal for aav-mediated delivery of an anti-gnrh polypeptide to a non-human animal is described. More particularly, the animal is administered an adeno-associated virus (aav) vector having an aav capsid having packaged therein nucleic acid sequences comprising an aav 5′ inverted terminal repeat (itr), a sequence encoding a polypeptide which specifically binds gonadotropin releasing hormone (gnrh) under control of regulatory sequences which direct expression of the polypeptide, and an aav 3′ itr.
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania


08/13/15
20150230003 

Apparatus and media streaming


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, dividing a media content item into a plurality of media content segments, at each media content segment of the plurality of media content segments, applying motion estimation between at least two video frames of the media content segment to determine a content weight for the media content segment, determining a bit rate for the media content segment according to the determined content weight for the media content segment, and encoding the media content segment at the determined bit rates to generate a data stream for the media content segment, whereby a plurality of data streams for the plurality of media content segments of the media content are generated, and transmitting the plurality of data streams for the plurality of media content segments of the media content to the one or more media devices. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


08/13/15
20150229989 

Distributed encoding of content for a network


Content, such as video content, may be encoded using encoders that are installed at encoding devices of customers of a telecommunications provider. In one implementation, a server device may maintain presence information relating to an operational state of a number of set-top boxes installed at customer residences; receive an indication of content that is to be encoded; and select a set-top box, of the set-top boxes, to encode the segment, the set-top box being selected based on the operational state of the set-top boxes.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


08/13/15
20150229972 

Method for encoding and decoding image information


The present invention relates to a method for encoding and decoding image information and to an apparatus using same, and the method for encoding the image information, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: generating a recovery block; applying a deblocking filter to the recovery block; applying a sample adaptive offset (sao) to the recovery block to which the deblocking filter is applied; and transmitting the image information including information on the sao which is applied, wherein in the step of transmitting, information for specifying bands that cover a scope of a pixel value, to which a band off set is applied, is transmitted when the band offset is applied during the step of applying the sao.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/13/15
20150229969 

Method and encoding and decoding image


An image encoding apparatus based on a system on chip (soc) which encodes a residual block of a current block including a first value calculator configured to calculate a first value for the residual block in a space domain, a comparator configured to decide whether to transform the residual block into a transform domain according to a size of the first value, and a transform unit configured to transform the residual block into the transform domain according to a decision on whether to transform.. .

08/13/15
20150229968 

Method and encoding video by using transformation index, and decoding video by using transformation index


encoding and decoding a video using transformation index that indicates information that indicates a structure of a transformation unit transforming data of a current coding unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229967 

Inter-layer video coding for predictive information based on tree structure coding unit, and inter-layer video decoding for predictive informationbased on tree structure coding unit


An inter-layer video encoding method according to one or more exemplary embodiments includes generating prediction information including a motion vector, a prediction direction, and a reference index, and residue information by performing inter-prediction on blocks of a base layer image; determining a base layer reference block that is from among the blocks of the base layer image and corresponds to a position of a current block from among blocks of an enhancement layer image; determining prediction information of the current block by using prediction information of the base layer reference block; performing inter-prediction on the current block by using the determined prediction information; and generating a slice header including information indicating motion vector prediction is possible between the base layer image and the enhancement layer image.. .

08/13/15
20150229963 

Intra prediction method and apparatus, and image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using same


A video encoding apparatus using an intra prediction, includes: an intra predictor to predict a current block from a plurality of neighboring blocks of the current block; a subtractor to generate residual signals by subtracting predicted pixels in the predicted block from pixels in the current block; a transformer to transform the residual signals into a frequency domain; a quantizer to quantize the transformed residual signals; and an encoder to encode the quantized residual signals into a bitstream, wherein the intra predictor includes: a weighted pixel calculator configured to calculate a plurality of weighted pixel values of pixels selected in the neighboring blocks by applying weights to the pixels selected in the neighboring blocks.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229962 

Intra prediction method and apparatus, and image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using same


A video decoding method using an intra prediction, includes: predicting a current block from a plurality of neighboring blocks of the current block; decoding a bitstream to thereby extract residual signals; inversely quantizing the residual signals; inversely transforming the inversely quantized residual signals; and adding the inversely transformed residual signals to the predicted pixels in the predicted block, wherein the prediction of the current block comprises: calculating a plurality of weighted pixel values of pixels selected in the neighboring blocks by applying weights to the pixels selected in the neighboring blocks, wherein the weights are decided variably based on a position of a current pixel to be predicted in the current block; and deriving a predicted pixel value of the current pixel using the weighted pixel values.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229961 

Intra prediction method and apparatus, and image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using same


A video decoding apparatus using an intra prediction, includes: a decoder to decode a bitstream to thereby extract residual signals; an inverse quantizer to inversely quantize the residual signals; an inverse transformer to inversely transform the inversely quantized residual signals; an intra predictor to predict a current block from a plurality of neighboring blocks of the current block; and an adder to add the inversely transformed residual signals to the predicted pixels in the predicted block, wherein the intra predictor includes a weighted pixel calculator to calculate a plurality of weighted pixel values of pixels selected in the neighboring blocks by applying weights to the pixels selected in the neighboring blocks, the weights being decided variably based on a position of a current pixel to be predicted in the current block; and a pixel predictor to derive a predicted pixel value of the current pixel using the weighted pixel values.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229958 

Method and processing a video signal


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for encoding or decoding a video signal. According to the present invention, a plurality of reference units for image prediction of the current unit is acquired and combined to obtain a unit prediction value, thereby improving the accuracy of image prediction.
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/13/15
20150229956 

Image information decoding apparatus and image information decoding motion prediction and/or compensation of images


The present invention is directed to an image information encoding apparatus, used in receiving compressed image information through network media when processing of such compressed image information is performed on storage media. A picture sorting buffer delivers information of picture type of frame picture_type to a picture type discrimination unit.
Sony Corporation


08/13/15
20150229949 

Image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding method, and image decoding method


An image encoding device include a predicting unit for adaptively determining the size of each motion prediction unit block according to color component signals, and for dividing each motion prediction unit block into motion vector allocation regions to search for a motion vector, and a variable length encoding unit for, when a motion vector is allocated to the whole of each motion prediction unit block, performing encoding in mc_skip mode if the motion vector is equal to an estimated vector and a prediction error signal does not exist, and for, when each motion vector allocation region has a size equal to or larger than a predetermined size and a motion vector is allocated to the whole of each motion vector allocation region, performing encoding in sub_mc_skip mode if the motion vector is equal to an estimated vector and a prediction error signal does not exist.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/13/15
20150229947 

Method for encoding and decoding image information and device using same


The present invention relates to the encoding and decoding of image information. According to the present invention, the decoding method comprises the steps of: entropy-decoding received information; performing inter prediction on a current block based on the entropy-decoded information; and restoring images by using the prediction results, wherein, in the inter prediction step, a skip mode or merge mode is applied to the current block and movement information of the current block may be determined based on the movement information of a neighboring block of the current block..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/13/15
20150229946 

Image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding method, and image decoding method


An image encoding device include a predicting unit for adaptively determining the size of each motion prediction unit block according to color component signals, and for dividing each motion prediction unit block into motion vector allocation regions to search for a motion vector, and a variable length encoding unit for, when a motion vector is allocated to the whole of each motion prediction unit block, performing encoding in mc_skip mode if the motion vector is equal to an estimated vector and a prediction error signal does not exist, and for, when each motion vector allocation region has a size equal to or larger than a predetermined size and a motion vector is allocated to the whole of each motion vector allocation region, performing encoding in sub_mc_skip mode if the motion vector is equal to an estimated vector and a prediction error signal does not exist.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/13/15
20150229943 

Device and image encoding/decoding using prediction direction conversion and selective encoding


A video decoding apparatus for decoding a current block comprised of a plurality of subblocks by using an intra prediction, includes: an inverse quantization unit to inversely quantize transformed and quantized residual subblocks corresponding to the subblocks of the current block to thereby generate transformed residual subblocks; an inverse transform unit to inversely transform the transformed residual subblocks to thereby reconstruct residual subblocks; a prediction unit to sequentially predict the subblocks from neighboring pixels which have been already reconstructed to thereby generate a plurality of predicted subblocks corresponding to the subblocks; and an adder to sequentially reconstruct the subblocks by adding each of the reconstructed residual subblocks to a predicted subblock corresponding thereto, wherein the prediction unit uses one or more pixels of at least one previously reconstructed subblock within the current block as the neighboring pixels.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229942 

Moving picture encoding system, moving picture encoding method, moving picture encoding program, moving picture decoding system, moving picture decoding method, moving picture decoding program, moving picture reencoding system, moving picture reencoding method, moving picture reencoding program


A first super-resolution enlarger 103 works on moving pictures input with a standard resolution, implementing a process for a super-resolution enlargement including information on frequency components in the spatial direction and the temporal direction that has been potentially contained in the input moving pictures but unable to express to a sufficient degree by the standard resolution, and provides super-resolution enlarged signals, which are returned to the standard resolution at a first resolution converter 104, and the super-resolution enlarged signals as returned to the standard resolution are encoded at a second encoder 107. There is a first encoder 102 for encoding moving pictures input with the standard resolution, and a multiplexer 109 working to multiplex a sequence of encoded bits from the first encoder 102, a sequence of encoded bits from the second encoder 107, and the like.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


08/13/15
20150229941 

Image encoding device, captured image recording system, imaging device, encoding image, and image encoding program


To provide an image encoding device that can record desired hours of encoded data in a recording medium having a predetermined storage capacity, in a vbr encoding system. An image encoding device includes an image encoding unit that encodes a plurality of sequentially input images to generate a plurality of encoded data that configures video data, an average image complexity calculation unit that calculates average image complexity of complexity of the input images in a fluctuation cycle, based on the plurality of encoded data, and a code amount control unit that controls a code amount of the encoded data generated in the image encoding unit based on the average image complexity..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229939 

Image-filtering method and apparatus, and encoding/decoding method and apparatus using same


The present disclosure provides a video decoding apparatus including a decoder configured to decode, from encoded data, transform information for identifying one or more transform blocks, wherein a residual block of a current block to be decoded is comprised of the transform blocks, and reconstruct, from the encoded data, transform coefficients of each of the transform blocks identified by the transform information, an inverse transformer configured to reconstruct the residual block by inversely transforming the transform coefficients in units of a size of each of the transform block, a predictor configured to generate a predicted block by predicting the current block, an adder configured to reconstruct the current block by adding the residual block to the predicted block, and a filter configured to perform deblocking-filtering on at least part of transform boundaries between the transform blocks in the reconstructed current block.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229936 

Image encoding and decoding apparatus and method


An image encoding and decoding apparatus and method, the image encoding and decoding apparatus includes: an encoding unit adjusting at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits expressing each pixel of a current image, predicting a pixel value of a block of interest by performing an operation on a pixel value of at least one block having a pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in a previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and encoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the predicted pixel value of the block of interest; and a decoding unit adjusting the at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits, restoring the predicted pixel value of the block of interest by performing an operation on the pixel value of the at least one block having the pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in the restored previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and decoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the restored pixel value, wherein the previous image refers to an image displayed prior to a current image, and the block of interest is a target block of interest among blocks belonging to the current image.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229931 

Systems and methods for enhanced video encoding


Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media receive a source video having a source file size. A bit rate at which to encode the source video is determined.
Facebook, Inc.


08/13/15
20150229926 

Content adaptive entropy coding for next generation video


Techniques related to content adaptive entropy coding are described. A technique for video coding may include obtaining first and second video data for entropy encoding such that the first and second video data comprise different data types, determining a first entropy encoding technique for the first video data such that the first entropy encoding technique comprises at least one of an adaptive symbol-run video length coding technique or an adaptive proxy variable length coding technique, entropy encoding the first video data using the first encoding technique to generate first compressed video data and the second video data using a second encoding technique to generate second compressed video data, and assembling the first compressed video data and the second compressed video data to generate an output bitstream..

08/13/15
20150229925 

Method and encoding/decoding the motion vectors of a plurality of reference pictures, and image encoding/decoding using same


A video decoding method using an inter prediction, includes: reconstructing a first differential motion vector and a second differential motion vector of a current block by decoding encoded data; deriving a first predicted motion vector and a second predicted motion vector of the current block from one or more neighboring blocks of the current block; generating a first motion vector of the current block by adding the first candidate motion vector to the first differential motion vector, and a second motion vector of the current block by adding the second candidate motion vector to the second differential motion vector; generating a predicted block of the current block by using the first and second motion vectors; reconstructing a residual block by decoding residual signals included in the encoded data; and adding each pixel value of the predicted block to a corresponding pixel value of the residual block.. .
Sk Telecom. Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229924 

Encoding/decoding for high-resolution moving images


A video decoding apparatus includes a decoder to decode division information related to dividing a current block into subblocks, and reconstruct transform coefficients of each of the subblocks identified by the division information, and thereby generate transformed residual subblocks; an inverse transformer to inverse-transform each of the transformed residual subblocks, and thereby generate residual subblocks; a predictor to generate predicted subblocks by intra-predicting each of the subblocks; an adder to reconstruct the current block by adding the predicted subblocks to the residual subblocks corresponding thereto; and a first filter to perform deblocking-filtering on boundaries between the subblocks in a reconstructed picture including the reconstructed current block.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229922 

Method, medium, and system encoding and/or decoding moving pictures by adaptively applying optimal prediction modes


A method, medium, and system encoding and/or decoding a moving picture. The moving picture encoding method may include selecting a prediction mode that is optimal for the macro blocks, which correspond to each other, of the color components of a current image based on the characteristics of a predetermined image, generating a predicted image for the current image according to the selected prediction mode, and encoding a moving picture using the predicted image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229920 

Method, medium, and system encoding and/or decoding moving pictures by adaptively applying optimal prediction modes


A method, medium, and system encoding and/or decoding a moving picture. The moving picture encoding method may include selecting a prediction mode that is optimal for the macro blocks, which correspond to each other, of the color components of a current image based on the characteristics of a predetermined image, generating a predicted image for the current image according to the selected prediction mode, and encoding a moving picture using the predicted image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229900 

Broadcast transmitter, broadcast receiver and 3d video data processing method thereof


A broadcast transmitter, a broadcast receiver, and a 3d video data processing method are disclosed. A 3d video data processing method includes processing, by a video formatter, 3d video data, encoding, by an encoder, 3d video data, generating, by a system information processor, system information having 3d video composition information including information about the processing and encoding of 3d video data, multiplexing, by a multiplexer, the system information and the 3d video data, and transmitting, by a transmitter, a broadcast signal.
Lg Electronics, Inc.


08/13/15
20150229881 

Apparatus and providing video telephony service in mobile communication terminal


An apparatus and a method for providing a video telephony service in a mobile communication terminal are provided. The apparatus for providing the video telephony service in the mobile communication terminal includes a controlling unit for receiving preferred video format information from a peer mobile communication terminal during a signaling procedure with the peer mobile communication terminal for the video telephony service and for determining a video format to use in the video telephony service using the received preferred video format, and a video codec for encoding and decoding video data that is transmitted to and received from the peer mobile communication terminal, using the determined video format..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150229459 

Interference cancellation in tdd massive mimo wireless systems


Directed inter-cell interference experienced by the downlink of a massive mimo wireless communication network base station due to pilot contamination that occurs as a result of pilot signal reuse is significantly reduced by encoding signals to be transmitted over the downlink into robust signals. The robust signals along with corresponding beamforming vectors are transmitted over the downlink where the beamforming vectors are estimated by the base station using received fast fading pilot sequences.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


08/13/15
20150229440 

Forward error correction (fec) data transmission system


A device implementing a forward error correction data transmission system may include at least one processor circuit. The at least one processor circuit may be configured to perform line encoding on a data stream received from a media access control (mac) module, and periodically insert alignment markers after every number of blocks of the data stream, where the alignment markers are determined based at least in part on a data rate of an associated port.
Broadcom Corporation


08/13/15
20150229437 

Optimum signal constellation design and mapping for few-mode fiber based ldpc-coded co-ofdm


A system/method for data transport, including encoding one or more streams of input data using one or more low density parity check (ldpc) encoders; employing one or more signal constellations obtained using an optimum signal constellation design (oscd); determining an optimum mapping rule by comparing cost functions of each of a plurality of mapping rules; combining one or more ldpc-coded oscd signal constellation data streams with coherent optical-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (co-ofdm) coded modulation to achieve channel capacity; and mode-multiplexing and transmitting one or more independent ldpc-coded optimum signal constellation design (oscd) data streams over a transmission medium.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


08/13/15
20150229435 

Adaptive link adaptation system and method


The embodiments described herein provide a method and system for improve link adaption performance in wireless networks. The method for modifying the mcs index for transmission using a computed offset is provided.
Centre Of Excellence In Wireless Technology


08/13/15
20150229367 

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, the apparatus comprises an input formatter for input formatting input streams, wherein the input formatting includes a divider for dividing the input streams into each data transmission path including one or multiple service or service component, wherein each of the input streams includes at least one ip (internet protocol) packet having a variable length, wherein each ip packet includes a packet header and a packet payload, a compressor for compressing each the packet header, an encoder for encoding data in the each data transmission path, a frame builder for building at least one signal frame, wherein each the signal frame includes the encoded data and a signaling data and a modulator for modulating at least one of the signal frame by an ofdm (orthogonal frequency division multiplex) scheme..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/13/15
20150229340 

Recovery from burst packet loss in internet protocol based wireless networks using staggercasting and cross-packet forward error correction


A method and apparatus for staggercasting are described including encoding and compressing a first data sequence, packetizing the compressed encoded data sequence to form a data packet, performing forward error correction (fec) encoding on the data packet in order to generate a second data sequence related to the first data sequence, appending fec control information as padding to the end of payload data of the data packet, packetizing the second data sequence to form a packet, multicasting the data packet to a first multicast group, multicasting the packet formed using the second data sequence delayed by an offset time to a second multicast group.. .
Thomson Licensing


08/13/15
20150229333 

Systems and methods for rank deficient encoding


The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for data encoding.. .
Lsi Corporation


08/13/15
20150229331 

Systems and methods for area efficient data encoding


The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for data encoding.. .
Lsi Corporation


08/13/15
20150229329 

Encoding/decoding system for parallel data


An object is to enable erasure correction even at the time of a degeneration operation and reduce the number of necessary parallel media through dynamic setting of degree of redundancy. A parallel data encoding/decoding system performs parallel data transmissions using a plurality of lanes from an encoder to a decoder.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


08/13/15
20150229325 

Encoding for partitioned data bus


A data bus is split into partitions and encoding is independently applied to data transmitted over each bus partition to improve power and/or throughput efficiency. The encoding can be data bus inversion or any other suitable type of encoding.
Qualcomm Incorporated




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