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 Low power mode in a satellite-based broadcast data service patent thumbnailLow power mode in a satellite-based broadcast data service
A satellite system controller for a satellite system can comprise a receiving module, an interval selector, an epoch selector, and a scheduler. The receiving module can receive, from a transmission originator device, a set interval request message requesting the satellite system controller set a transmission interval and an epoch time for a satellite receiver, the transmission interval being an amount of time the satellite receiver is to remain in a sleep mode between expected transmissions and the epoch time being an instant at which the satellite receiver is to expect a satellite transmission.
Exelis Inc.


 Apparatus and  replacing conventional commercials with targeted advertisements in online live streams patent thumbnailApparatus and replacing conventional commercials with targeted advertisements in online live streams
A method and apparatus for performing user-targeted advertisement replacement for http live streams includes receiving a content request from a client, generating a content stream playlist file and video segment uris based on unix (epoch) time information of request time corresponding to the content stream playlist file generated by a content delivery network without sending any http requests to the content delivery network. A vast request is sent from a server side application to receive a targeted vast creative m3u8 playlist.
Viviso Inc.


 Ordering events with alternating epochs of event identifiers patent thumbnailOrdering events with alternating epochs of event identifiers
A system, method, and apparatus are provided for identifying and/or ordering events (or notifications of events) within a computing environment featuring a high rate of events (e.g., hundreds of millions per minute). New events are labeled based on multiple alternating epochs comprising sequences of event identifiers, wherein each epoch's identifiers are mutually exclusive of other epochs.
Linkedin Corporation


 Automatic determination and just-in-time acquisition of data for semantic reasoning patent thumbnailAutomatic determination and just-in-time acquisition of data for semantic reasoning
An aspect of the present disclosure aims to reduce problems associated with data acquisition of a rule set. Systems and methods enabling a semantic reasoner to stage acquisition of data objects necessary to bring each of the rules stored in the knowledge base to a conclusion are disclosed.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


 Integrity protection for data storage patent thumbnailIntegrity protection for data storage
A method and system for protecting the integrity of a memory system. An age counter and an opportunity counter are provided for each of multiple memory blocks.
Synopsys Inc.


 Method and  power saving in global navigation satellite systme (gnss) receivers patent thumbnailMethod and power saving in global navigation satellite systme (gnss) receivers
Methods and apparatus are provided for power saving in gnss receivers. In one novel aspect, the me tracking period, the me interval, and the pe working period, the pe interval are dynamically determined based on the gnss signal conditions and/or the user requirements.
Mediatek Inc.


 System and a  learning of a resource management system using quantified groups of properties patent thumbnailSystem and a learning of a resource management system using quantified groups of properties
A computer-implemented method for collecting and adopting data for a learning of an entity, the method comprising the steps of: determining (201) the number (m) of epochs (203); recording (202) the system state (160, 170) of properties (181, 191) at least once during each epoch (203), wherein (m) number of epochs are performed; counting (205) how many times each property changed across all the epochs; dividing (206) all of the properties contained in the system into a number of (g) groups (208); translating (210) the groups (207) into factors; creating (211) a threshold factor; creating (212) an output measurement; and applying (213) a learning method.. .

 Time out-of-home monitoring patent thumbnailTime out-of-home monitoring
Systems and methods for determining time a subject spends outside of their home based on signals received from unobtrusive sensors in the home are disclosed. In one example approach, a method for determining time a subject spends outside of their home comprises receiving sensor firing data for a duration from sensors in the home, dividing the duration into epochs, extracting features from the sensor firing data received during the epoch, and classifying each epoch as out-of-home or in-home based on the features extracted from the sensor firing data during the epoch..
Oregon Health & Science University


 Integrity protection for data storage patent thumbnailIntegrity protection for data storage
A system for protecting the integrity of a memory system maintains an age counter and an opportunity counter for each of multiple memory blocks; maintains an epoch counter for the memory system; writes data in a selected memory block; increases the local sequence number of the selected memory block; updates the opportunity counter for the selected memory block if the local sequence number of the selected memory block rolls over; computes a message authentication code (mac) in the selected memory block based on a global sequence number and the local sequence number; updates the age counter and the opportunity counter for any non-selected memory blocks if the opportunity counter for the non-selected memory blocks does not match the lsb of the epoch counter for the non-selected memory blocks; and computes a new mac for any memory block for which the updating is performed.. .
Elliptic Technologies Inc.


 Pipelining paxos state machines patent thumbnailPipelining paxos state machines
Paxos transactions are pipelined in a distributed database formed by a plurality of replica servers. A leader server is selected by consensus of the replicas, and receives a lock on leadership for an epoch.
Google Inc.


Actigraphy methods and apparatuses

An actigraphy method includes receiving a physiological parameter signal as a function of time for a physiological parameter other than body motion (such as electrocardiography or a respiration monitor), computing a body motion artifact (bma) signal as a function of time from the physiological parameter signal (for example, using a local signal power signal, a local variance signal, a short-time fourier transform, or a wavelet transform over epochs of duration on order a few minutes or less), and computing an actigraphy signal as a function of time from the bma signal, for example by applying a linear transform to the bma signal and optionally applying filtering such as median removal and/or high-pass filtering.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Discrimination of cheyne-stokes breathing patterns by use of oximetry signals

Methods and apparatus provide cheyne-stokes respiration (“csr”) detection based on a blood gas measurements such as oximetry. In some embodiments, a duration, such as a mean duration of contiguous periods of changing saturation or re-saturation occurring in an epoch taken from a processed oximetry signal, is determined.
Resmed Limited

System and method providing secured contexts in mpls lfib

A system, method and apparatus for enabling validation of packets received from a label switched router (lsr) via a label switched path (lsp) wherein an lsr assigning lsp label/fec bindings further associates a respective epoch label with each binding, the advertised bindings and associated epoch labels being included within transmitted packets to enable verification of received packets by matching included epoch label to the epoch label originally associated with the packet lsp label.. .
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

Cooperative mac protocol with relay selection and power control

The present invention proposes a method of communication in a wireless relay network for finding group of relays that minimizes total energy consumption to send one successful bit to destination node, under reliability condition expressed in terms of average ber level, said method comprising three main phases in the manner that a reservation stage where cooperative data transmission request is made by the source node, an aco epoch, where the announcements of the candidate relays are sent, the cooperation set is formed and power levels are assigned, and the cooperative data transmission stage itself, are defined.. .
Sabanci Üniversitesi

Generating work products using work product metrics and predicted constituent availability

A method includes predicting availability of a plurality of constituents for one or more future epochs, obtaining one or more metrics for each of a plurality of existing work products, each of the plurality of existing work products using at least one constituent, and generating at least one work product for each of the one or more future epochs based in part on the predicted availability of the constituents and the one or more metrics for the existing work products. The metrics for the existing work products may include quality metrics and novelty metrics..
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation satellite system positioning involving the generation of receiver-specific or receiver-type-specific correction information

The invention relates to methods, apparatuses and computer programs for generating receiver-specific correction information for correcting pseudorange observations. The method comprises: receiving raw observations obtained by the nss receiver observing nss multiple frequency signals from a plurality of nss satellites over multiple epochs; obtaining precise satellite information on: (i) the orbit position of each of the satellites, (ii) a clock offset of each of the satellites, and (iii) a set of biases associated with each of the satellites; estimating ambiguities in the carrier phase of the received raw observations, using the precise satellite information, or information derived therefrom; computing combination values based on the received raw observations together with the estimated ambiguities, to cancel out the effects of the geometry, the effects of the clocks, troposphere and ionosphere; and generating the correction information per satellite, based on the computed combination values..
Trimble Navigation Limited

Electronic tape measure on a cellphone

A radio frequency component receives and digitizes a first plurality of l1 global navigation satellite system (gnss) signals and a second plurality of l2c gnss signals from a plurality of gnss satellites. A software defined gnss receiver operating on a processor of a cellular telephone separate from the radio frequency component derives carrier phase measurements from the first plurality of l1 gnss signals and the second plurality of l2c gnss signals during an epoch.
Trimble Navigation Limited

Trusted time service for offline mode

Systems and methods for providing trusted time service for the off-line mode of operation of a processing system. An example processing system comprises: a first processing device communicatively coupled to a real-time clock, the first processing device to modify an epoch value associated with the real-time clock responsive to detecting a reset of the real-time clock; and a second processing device to execute, in a first trusted execution environment, a first application to receive, from the first processing device, a first time value outputted by the real-time clock and a first epoch value associated with the real-time clock..

Method and measuring anesthetic depth

The present invention rapidly reacts to changes in the degree of anesthesia to provide an accurate and timely anesthetic depth measurement result, and a method for measuring anesthetic depth comprises the steps of: an epoch dividing portion generating an epoch signal by dividing a eeg signal into a plurality of numbers based on time units, a coefficient portion extracting a cai calculation value (cai) by calculating the number of points in an epoch having a value higher than an established critical value, a shannon entropy calculating portion extracting a shannon entropy calculation value (shen) by conducting a shannon entropy-calculation from the eeg signal, and a spectra entropy calculating portion extracting a spectra entropy value (spen) by conducting a spectra entropy calculation; an improved shannon entropy extracting portion extracting an improved shannon entropy calculation value (mshen) by multiplying the shannon entropy calculation value (shen) and the spectra entropy calculation value (spen); and a cai extracting portion extracting an anesthetic depth index (mscai) through logical operating of the improved shannon entropy calculation value(mshen) and the cai calculation value (cai).. .
Charm Engineering Co., Ltd.

Packet segmentation with different segment sizes for a switch fabric

An epoch-based network processor internally segments packets for processing and aggregation in epoch payloads. Fifo buffers interact with a memory management unit to efficiently manage the segmentation and aggregation process..
Force10 Networks, Inc.

Gnss signal processing methods and apparatus

Methods and apparatus are presented for determining a position of a gnss rover antenna from observations collected at the antenna over multiple epochs from satellite signals of multiple gnss, wherein the observation data of each gnss has a distinct data format. The observation data of each gnss are presented in a generic gnss data format, which differs from the distinct data format of the gnss, to obtain a set of generic data.
Trimble Navigation Limited

Real-time and near-real-time fantasy gaming

Player predictions may be received from one or more player devices. The player predictions may relate to an epoch of a contemporaneously-occurring, real-time gaming event, and may be received within a first time period.

Epoch of care-centric healthcare system

A computer-based system and method improves the efficiency of healthcare services provided to a patient by modeling an epoch of care (eoc) of the patient and by using the eoc model to assist in the provision of healthcare services to the patient, such as by generating predictions of healthcare outcomes for the patient and by making recommendations for actions to be taken in connection with the provision of healthcare services to the patient. An eoc of a patient may include all services, products, and outcomes that are related to a particular medical condition or complaint of the patient over a period of time.

System and methods for silencing hardware backdoors

Methods for preventing activation of hardware backdoors installed in a digital circuit, the digital circuit comprising one or more hardware units to be protected. A timer is repeatedly initiated for a period less than a validation epoch, and the hardware units are reset upon expiration of the timer to prevent activation of a time-based backdoor.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Adaptive medical testing

A computer-based system and method improves the efficiency (quality and/or cost) of healthcare services provided to a patient by dynamically adapting the tests that are performed on the patient. Such adaptation may include one or both of selecting the tests to be performed and modifying the contents and/or methods of the tests to be performed.
Clinicalbox, Inc.

Flame retarded slabstock polyurethane foam composition for flame lamination

The present disclosure provides a flame retarded slabstock polyurethane foam composition for flame lamination, which does not need to add a separate flame retardant additive because the polyurethane itself has flame retardancy. The flame retarded slabstock polyurethane foam composition for flame lamination according to the present disclosure, wherein the foam itself has flame retardancy by comprising methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (mdi), polymethylene diphenyl diisocyanate (pmdi), or a mixture thereof as an isocyanate compound, thereby obtaining an epochal effect that it does not need to add a separate flame retardant and an effect of solving a problem that physical properties of the conventional flame retarded slabstock polyurethane foam composition are reduced by adding a flame retardant..
Hyundai Motor Company

Systems and methods for performing an imaging test under constrained conditions

An imaging system collects a plurality of images of an extremity of a subject, each collected at a unique spectral band. A physiologic arterial parameter of the extremity is determined from the plurality of images upon image registration.

Method for detection of an abnormal sleep pattern in a person

The present disclosure relates to a method for detection of an abnormal sleep pattern based on a dataset of electrooculography (eog) signals obtained from a sleeping subject over a time interval, the method comprising the steps of dividing the time interval into a plurality of subintervals, each subinterval preferably corresponding to a sleep epoch, classifying each subinterval in terms of sleep stages, thereby obtaining a temporal sleep stage pattern, wherein a subject having an uncharacteristic temporal distribution of sleep stages is characterized as having an abnormal sleep pattern.. .
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Method and software to determine probability of sleep/wake states and quality of sleep and wakefulness from an electroencephalogram

Method and software are provided to format a probability index that reflects where an electroencephalogram (eeg) pattern lies within the spectrum of wakefulness to deep sleep, which employs a computer/microprocessor that performs frequency domain analysis of one or more discrete sections (bins) of the eeg to determine the eeg power at specified frequencies, optionally calculates the total power over specified frequency ranges, assigns a rank to the power at each frequency, or frequency range, assigns a code to the bin that reflects the ranking of the different frequencies or frequency ranges, and determines an index that reflects where said eeg pattern within said bin(s) lies within the spectrum of wakefulness to deep sleep by use of a reference source, such as a look-up table or other suitable decoding instrument. The reference source is obtained by calculating the probability of bins with different codes occurring in epochs scored as awake or asleep in reference files scored by one or more expert technologists or by an automatic scoring software..
Yrt Limited

Maximizing data rate by adjusting codes and code rates

The present invention provides for making code rate adjustments and modulation type adjustments in a pseudonoise (pn) encoded cdma system. Coding rate adjustments may be made by changing the number of information bits per symbol, or forward error code (fec) coding rate.
Intel Corporation

Block storage by decoupling ordering from durability

This document relates to data storage techniques. One example can buffer write commands and cause the write commands to be committed to storage in flush epoch order.
Microsoft Corporation

Oversubscripition monitor

Aspects of oversubscription monitoring are described. In one embodiment, oversubscription monitoring includes accumulating an amount of data that arrives at a network component over at least one epoch of time.
Broadcom Corporation

System and optimizing memory utilization in a database

The present disclosure generally relates to database management and, more particularly, to systems and methods for optimizing memory utilization of the database. In one embodiment, a method for optimizing memory utilization in a database is disclosed.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Cross-layer, cross-node cognitive network enhanced dynamic spectrum allocation

Systems (100) and methods (700) for dynamically managing secondary user node (“sun”) access to a segment of a wireless spectrum licensed for use by primary user nodes (“puns”). The methods comprise: detecting physical data transfers by puns (110-122) at first licensed frequencies (f1, f2, f3, f4) during slot sample times of a first epoch (t1-t15); generating a report comprising sensed spectral data indicating (a) during which of the slot sample times each physical data transfer was detected by a respective sun (102-108) and (b) at which of the first licensed frequencies each physical data transfer occurred; receiving a report broadcasted from a remote sun at a non-licensed frequency during a respective slot report times (t16-t19) of the first epoch; and analyzing the sensed spectral data of the reports to determine a time for using a first licensed frequency without interfering with or only minimally interfering with use thereof by puns..
Harris Corporation

Fast switching of forward link in wireless system

A technique for distributing channel allocation information in a demand access communication system. Multiple access codes are used that have a defined code repeat period or code epoch.

Systems and methods for detecting truth utilizing biologic data

Systems and methods for detecting truth utilizing biologic data observed during various time periods occurring prior and subsequent to the presentation of a stimulus to a subject and/or prior and subsequent to a volitional action performed by the subject in response to the stimulus. A method for creating a truth or lie scale involving: presenting a stimulus designed to evoke an action to a subject; monitoring a first change in biologic data between a first epoch and a second epoch, the first epoch occurring during presentation of the stimulus, and the second epoch occurring subsequent to presentation of the stimulus; monitoring a second change in biologic data between a second epoch and a third epoch, the third epoch occurring subsequent to the action performed by the subject; and analyzing the monitored data to create the truth or lie scale..

Traffic data simulator

In one embodiment, traffic data that originates from sensors, cameras, or observations is analyzed. The traffic data is associated with multiple repeating time epochs or intervals.
Here Global B.v.

Traffic data simulator

In one embodiment, traffic data that originates from sensors, cameras, or observations is analyzed. The traffic data is associated with multiple repeating time epochs or intervals.
Here Global B.v.

Apparatus and diagnosing sleep quality

A method of distinguishing sleep period states that a person experiences during a sleep period, the method comprising: using a non-contact microphone to acquire a sleep sound signal representing sounds made by a person during sleep; segmenting the sleep sound signals into epochs; generating a sleep sound feature vector for each epoch; providing a first model that gives a probability that a given sleep period state experienced by the person in a given epoch exhibits a given sleep sound feature vector; providing a second model that gives a probability that a first sleep period state associated with a first epoch transitions to a second sleep period state associated with a subsequent second epoch; and processing the feature vectors using the first and second models to determine a sleep period state of the person from a plurality of possible sleep period states for each of the epochs.. .
Ben Gurion University Of The Negev Research And Development Authority

Proactivation methods and password-hardening systems

A password-hardening system comprises at least first and second servers. The first server is configured to store a plurality of sets of passwords for respective users with each such set comprising at least one valid password for the corresponding user and a plurality of chaff passwords for that user.
Emc Corporation

Monitoring and presenting unsynchronized physiological data streams

Methods, apparatuses and systems are described for outputting unsynchronized physiological data. The methods may include receiving a plurality of data streams, each data stream representing a physiological parameter for a person.
Covidien Lp

Resource management with device-device communication in next generation cellular networks

At the beginning of every epoch the invention estimates the average traffic demand from cellular and device-to-device traffic in each sector in either dl or ul directions based on history from previous epochs. It partitions the network into interfering sectors and employing device-to-device traffic to determine the dynamic fractional frequency reuse ffr patterns for each of these clusters.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Multistage optimization of asset health versus costs to meet operation targets

A method for determining an optimal multi-stage asset management policy includes providing a plurality of decision epochs and a number of admissible asset health levels for each decision epoch, providing a portfolio of assets over the admissible asset health levels in an initial decision epoch, providing a plurality of state transition probabilities between states of an underlying asset health dynamics process for the decision epochs, where each state corresponds to a percentage of assets that has a given health level in a given decision epoch, providing an action set to which admissible actions of the state transition probabilities belong, where an action changes a state transition probability, and determining cost functions of the admissible actions on a per-asset basis, where operational targets impose constraints on probabilities that the asset health of the portfolio of assets, in one or more decision epochs, is within a specified range.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Phase multi-path mitigation

A method for mitigating a multi-path-induced error in a global navigation satellite system comprises, for a respective measurement epoch, obtaining respective representations of a composite signal including a plurality of value-pairs of the composite signal. The method further comprises, with respect to the measurement epoch: obtaining a plurality of coefficients for a set of linear equations based on the plurality of value-pairs of the composite signal; iteratively obtaining solutions for the set of linear equations, thereby solving for a code tracking timing offset, a time delay of a multi-path signal of the composite signal relative to its direct-path signal, and orthogonal representations of the multi-path signal; determining a phase error between the composite signal and the direct-path signal, due to the time delay, in accordance with the orthogonal representations of the multi-path signal; and correcting for the code tracking timing offset and the phase error..
Deere & Company

Accelerometer-based sleep analysis

Disclosed are systems and methods for sleep analysis using an accelerometer-based user device. In one aspect, motion-based data from an accelerometer associated with the user device are used to determine one or more average normalized activity levels based on a series of consecutive motion-based data samples.

Method and building wi-fi radio map

Specifically, the present invention provides, as methods for estimating position data for ap (200) using wi-fi fingerprints collected by mobile terminals (100), 1) method for estimating position data for ap (200) by linking wi-fi fingerprints and time data for collecting wi-fi signal, or 2) method for estimating position data for ap (200) through user address data comparison between wi-fi fingerprints without linking signal collection time data to wi-fi fingerprints. Accordingly, it has effects of epoch-making economic feasibility compared to prior art that requires huge cost in collecting wi-fi fingerprint like war driving..

Fifo buffer with multiple stream packet segmentation

An epoch-based network processor internally segments packets for processing and aggregation in epoch payloads. Fifo buffers interact with a memory management unit to efficiently manage the segmentation and aggregation process..

Techniques for setting up traffic channels in a communications system

A control channel supporting traffic control in epochs is divided into two control subchannels each being less than or equal to about a half epoch in duration and occurring serially in time. Slot allocation data may be transmitted and received independently over the subchannels.

Executing distributed globally-ordered transactional workloads in replicated state machines

A method of transaction replication includes transmitting at least one transaction received during an epoch from a local node to remote nodes of a domain of 2n+1 nodes at the end of an epoch (n is an integer greater than or equal to 1). The remote nodes log receipt of the at least one transaction, notify the local node of the receipt of the at least one transaction, transmit the at least one transaction to all of the 2n+1 nodes, and add the at least one transaction to an execution order upon receiving at least n+1 copies of the at least one transaction..

Executing distributed globally-ordered transactional workloads in replicated state machines

A method of transaction replication includes transmitting at least one transaction received during an epoch from a local node to remote nodes of a domain of 2n+1 nodes at the end of an epoch (n is an integer greater than or equal to 1). The remote nodes log receipt of the at least one transaction, notify the local node of the receipt of the at least one transaction, transmit the at least one transaction to all of the 2n+1 nodes, and add the at least one transaction to an execution order upon receiving at least n+1 copies of the at least one transaction..



Epoch topics:
  • Synchronization
  • Replication
  • Distributed
  • Frequency Synchronization
  • Computer Program
  • Multimedia
  • Integral Controller
  • Dynamic Data
  • Flash Memory
  • Network Security
  • Deterministic
  • Global Positioning System
  • Distributed System
  • Distributed Systems
  • Signal Processing


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