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08/18/16
20160238712 
 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.


06/23/16
20160180250 
 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.. .

06/16/16
20160171378 
 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


05/12/16
20160134628 
 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.


05/12/16
20160132581 
 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.


05/12/16
20160128641 
 Actigraphy methods and apparatuses patent thumbnailActigraphy 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.


05/05/16
20160120464 
 Discrimination of cheyne-stokes breathing patterns by use of oximetry signals patent thumbnailDiscrimination 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


03/31/16
20160094438 
 System and method providing secured contexts in mpls lfib patent thumbnailSystem 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.


03/17/16
20160081024 
 Cooperative mac protocol with relay selection and power control patent thumbnailCooperative 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


02/18/16
20160048853 
 Generating work products using work product metrics and predicted constituent availability patent thumbnailGenerating 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


02/18/16
20160047917 

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


01/07/16
20160003948 

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


12/31/15
20150381634 

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..

12/31/15
20150374285 

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.


12/24/15
20150372896 

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.


10/22/15
20150301190 

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


10/15/15
20150290537 

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.

10/08/15
20150286784 

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.

09/24/15
20150270952 

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


09/24/15
20150269339 

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.


09/24/15
20150266993 

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


09/24/15
20150265150 

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.

09/03/15
20150245800 

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


08/27/15
20150238103 

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


08/06/15
20150222392 

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


08/06/15
20150220439 

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


07/23/15
20150207739 

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


06/25/15
20150178334 

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


06/18/15
20150173085 

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


06/04/15
20150156755 

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.

05/14/15
20150134264 

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..

05/07/15
20150127245 

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.


05/07/15
20150127243 

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.


04/30/15
20150119741 

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


03/26/15
20150089609 

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


03/26/15
20150088459 

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


01/29/15
20150029908 

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.


01/15/15
20150019458 

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


12/25/14
20140376598 

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


12/11/14
20140364770 

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.

11/20/14
20140341198 

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..

10/30/14
20140321281 

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..

10/23/14
20140314052 

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.

10/16/14
20140310240 

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..

10/16/14
20140310239 

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..

10/16/14
20140307575 

Enhancing a-gps location accuracy and yield with location measurement units and network timing measurements


A system and method for determining the location of a mobile device. One or more location measurement units (lmus) or components may be requested to provide timing relationship information from a respective cell site.

09/18/14
20140281710 

Transactions for checkpointing and reverse execution


A method of backstepping through a program execution includes dividing the program execution into a plurality of epochs, wherein the program execution is performed by an active core, determining, during a subsequent epoch of the plurality of epochs, that a rollback is to be performed, performing the rollback including re-executing a previous epoch of the plurality of epochs, wherein the previous epoch includes one or more instructions of the program execution stored by a checkpointing core, and adjusting a granularity of the plurality of epochs according to a frequency of the rollback.. .

09/18/14
20140281598 

System and improving accuracy of measurements of a network of intelligent power distribution units through time synchronization


In an energy management system for a data center, intelligent power distribution units are synchronized by a time server. Measurements carried out by the intelligent power distribution units are commenced and stopped synchronously.

09/18/14
20140281307 

Handling snapshot information for a storage device


Techniques are disclosed relating to handling snapshot data for a storage device. In one embodiment, a computing system maintains information that indicates the state of data associated with an application at a particular point in time.

08/28/14
20140244581 

System and log conflict detection and resolution in a data store


A system that implements a data storage service may store data on behalf of storage service clients. The system may maintain data in multiple replicas that are stored on respective computing nodes in the system.

08/28/14
20140240172 

Detection and correction of anomalous measurements and ambiguity resolution in a global navigation satellite system receiver


A global navigation system includes a first navigation receiver located in a rover and a second navigation receiver located in a base station. Single differences of measurements of satellite signals received at the two receivers are calculated and compared to single differences derived from an observation model.

08/21/14
20140233382 

Oversubscription 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.

08/14/14
20140225770 

Position determination using measurements from past and present epochs


The subject matter disclosed herein relates to positioning systems and location determination using measurement stitching.. .

08/07/14
20140219258 

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.

07/17/14
20140201467 

Epoch-based recovery for coherent attached processor proxy


A coherent attached processor proxy (capp) participates in coherence communication in a primary coherent system on behalf of an attached processor external to the primary coherent system. The capp includes an epoch timer that advances at regular intervals to define epochs of operation of the capp.

07/17/14
20140201464 

Epoch-based recovery for coherent attached processor proxy


A coherent attached processor proxy (capp) participates in coherence communication in a primary coherent system on behalf of an attached processor external to the primary coherent system. The capp includes an epoch timer that advances at regular intervals to define epochs of operation of the capp.

05/22/14
20140139371 

The positioning quality of global navigation satellite system receivers


A navigation receiver operating in a differential navigation mode transmits primary estimates of coordinates with an accuracy estimate that can vary during operation. To improve the positioning quality when the accuracy estimate changes, smoothed estimates of coordinates are generated according to a two-branch algorithm.

05/15/14
20140135643 

Method and system for displaying data


A method and system for displaying data is disclosed herein. A plurality of epochs are stitched together with an overlapping section in order to present a continuous eeg recording.

05/15/14
20140132445 

Positioning quality of global navigation satellite system receivers


A navigation receiver operating in a differential navigation mode can change from one solution type to another. At each epoch, primary estimates of coordinates and the solution type are received.

04/17/14
20140108045 

Epoch of care-centric healthcare system


A computer-based system and method improves the efficiency (quality and/or cost) of healthcare services provided to a patient by modeling an epoch of care (eoc) of the patient and by using the epoch of care 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 epoch of care of a patient may include all services (e.g., treatments, diagnoses, prognoses, tests, tasks, communications, education), products (e.g., medications, medical equipment, implants), and outcomes (e.g., readmissions, morbidities, patient satisfaction, symptoms) that are related to a particular medical condition or complaint of the patient over a period of time.

04/17/14
20140107461 

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.

04/10/14
20140098910 

Method and reducing the time required to acquire a gps signal


A method of correlating a digital communications signal is described. In an example, a window is defined equal to a portion of an epoch of the digital communication signal.

03/27/14
20140086010 

Land based seismic data acquisition unit


A wireless seismic data acquisition unit with a wireless receiver providing access to a common remote time reference shared by a plurality of wireless seismic data acquisition units in a seismic system. The receiver is capable of replicating local version of remote time epoch to which a seismic sensor analog-to-digital converter is synchronized.

02/27/14
20140056333 

Random non-cyclical binary code generator


Presented is a random non-cyclical binary code generator for communications systems. A random non-cyclical sequence of integers from a random number generator is extended in length to form an extended integer sequence.

01/16/14
20140015712 

Gnss signal processing with ionospheric bridging for reconvergence


Methods and apparatus provide for positioning of a rover antenna from gnss data derived from multi-frequency signals and correction data derived from a network of reference stations. Rover antenna position and multi-frequency ambiguities are estimated at each epoch.

01/09/14
20140013048 

Synchronization of a dispersed raid group


In a memory system where memory units may be separated from each other so as to operate substantially independently, the coordination of related memory operations between such units may be by synchronization of an epoch of time and the start of an epoch of time with a common synchronization source. The source may be distributed directly to each of the memory modules of a memory unit, or through an intermediate synchronization circuit of a memory unit that is common to the modules.

01/02/14
20140002300 

Gnss signal processing with known position for reconvergence


Methods and apparatus provide for positioning of a rover antenna from gnss data derived from multi-frequency signals and correction data derived from a network of reference stations. At each of a plurality of epochs, the gnss data and correction data are used to estimate values defining a rover antenna position and a set of multi-frequency ambiguities.

01/02/14
20140002299 

Combined cycle slip indicators for regionally augmented gnss


Methods and apparatus for determining a precise position of a rover located within a region are presented using rover observations comprising code observations and carrier-phase observations of gnss signals on at least two carrier frequencies over multiple epochs. Correction data is received for each of the epochs at least one code bias per satellite.

12/19/13
20130336115 

Method and system for ingress multicast load balancing


A system, method and apparatus for efficient bandwidth management of traffic across a plurality of channels using one or more epoch-based load balancing functions to asynchronously rebalance traffic allocations among the channels.. .

10/24/13
20130283347 

Scalable replay counters for network security


In one embodiment, an authenticator in a communication network maintains a persistent authenticator epoch value that increments each time the authenticator restarts. The authenticator also maintains a persistent per-supplicant value for each supplicant of the authenticator, each per-supplicant value set to a current value of the authenticator epoch value each time the corresponding supplicant establishes a new security association with the authenticator.

10/24/13
20130282999 

Snapshots in a flash memory storage system


A system and method of managing the storage of data in flash memory performs snapshots of the data by maintaining the data at the epoch that the snapshot is performed in the same physical memory location. Data that is modified after the snapshot is then stored to a new physical memory location and referenced to the snapshot location.

10/24/13
20130282868 

Integral controller based pacing for http pseudo-streaming


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for integral controller based pacing for http pseudo-streaming. A method includes receiving a request portions of a multimedia clip residing in the content server from a media player residing in the user equipment and delivering the requested portions of the multimedia clip to the media player while maintaining a target bitrate in a presence of control noises in the network.

10/24/13
20130279541 

Method and performing frequency synchronization


A method and apparatus for performing frequency analysis of sub-epoch correlations to estimate an unknown frequency of a received signal is provided. The method includes forming a sequence of correlation values from a plurality of correlations performed over a period less than a repeating period of a code, and analyzing the sequence of correlation values to estimate the frequency that is used to receive a signal comprising the code..

09/12/13
20130235877 

Aging-aware routing for nocs


For aging-aware routing, an aging module calculates an aging score for links and routers in a network-on-chip for a previous epoch. A routing module dynamically routes a flow through the links and the routers to satisfy routing criteria including a least total aging score for the links and the routers of the flow..

09/05/13
20130232114 

Probe system for replication monitoring


A probesystem for one or more replicas is disclosed. For each replica, the probe system includes a probehead that updates a head field in a target record pertaining to the replica and a probeecho that updates an echo field in the targetrecord.

08/08/13
20130202013 

Method to bootstrap into a frequency agile ad hoc network of radios that use a non-deterministic frequency pattern


A method to facilitate late entry of a late entrant node into an ad-hoc radio network involves accessing from a memory at the late entrant node an initial frequency hopping sequence for the ad-hoc radio network. The late entrant node uses at least the initial frequency hopping sequence to determine a first frequency to monitor during a communication epoch corresponding to one of the frequency hops.

07/04/13
20130173876 

Method and synchronization in primary-backup replication schemes


A primary-backup replication capability is disclosed. A primary process and a backup process participate in a synchronization process configured to synchronize state information of the primary and backup processes.

06/20/13
20130160058 

Video epoch coordination and modification


A method is disclosed that includes detecting a temporal loading imbalance in system loading. The imbalance occurs at least at a wireless infrastructure network element in a wireless network.

06/20/13
20130159769 

Rectifying corrupt sequence values in distributed systems


Embodiments of the present invention relate to detecting and rectifying corruption in a distributed clock in a distributed system. Aspects may include receiving a sequence number used as part of the distributed clock at a node and determining if the sequence number is corrupt.

06/06/13
20130141276 

Gnss signal processing methods and apparatus


Methods and apparatus are presented for determining position a gnss rover antenna from single-frequency observations of gnss signals collected at the antenna over multiple epochs and from correction data for at least one of the epochs. Coded raw data prepared from the single-frequency observations in a binary format are obtained and decoded to obtain decoded raw data.

05/30/13
20130138009 

Method and system for displaying eeg data


A method and system for displaying eeg data is disclosed herein. A plurality of epochs are stitched together with an overlapping section in order to present a continuous eeg recording.

05/30/13
20130136155 

Process for sub-microsecond time transfer using weak gps/gnss signals


Sub-microsecond time transfer in a gps/gnss receiver using a weak gps/gnss signal is provided. The digitized complex baseband signal and the generated pn code are cross-correlated for each code period so as to output a complex correlation value at each code epoch of the generated pn code, where a sequence of the output correlation values form a data stream representing the navigation message.

05/30/13
20130135145 

Positioning device and storage medium


An equation derivation section derives an observation equation that employs m epochs worth of gps data and ins data as observation values to derive for each of the gps satellites a float solution for number of waves of gps data carrier wave between each of plural gps satellites and a vehicle, wherein the range of float solutions of the number of waves is constrained by the vehicle travel path estimated based on m epochs worth of ins data. The observation equation is solved by a float solution computation section and float solutions computed for the number of waves n and the position of the vehicle for each of the gps satellites.

05/16/13
20130124665 

Administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access


Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access that include: initiating, by an origin application messaging module on an origin compute node, one or more data transfers to a target compute node for the epoch; initiating, by the origin application messaging module after initiating the data transfers, a closing stage for the epoch, including rejecting any new data transfers after initiating the closing stage for the epoch; determining, by the origin application messaging module, whether the data transfers have completed; and closing, by the origin application messaging module, the epoch if the data transfers have completed.. .

05/16/13
20130122929 

Enhancing a-gps location accuracy and yield with location measurement units and network timing measurements


A system and method for determining the location of a mobile device. One or more location measurement units (lmus) or components may be requested to provide timing relationship information from a respective cell site.

04/25/13
20130102928 

System and managing sleep disorders


The present invention provides a method for managing a patient having a sleep disorder, e.g. Sleep apnea, snoring, sleep bruxism, upper airway resistance syndrome, etc.

04/25/13
20130100942 

Mobile ad hoc network with dynamic tdma slot assignments and related methods


A mobile ad hoc network (manet) may include mobile nodes, each having a wireless transceiver and a controller cooperating with wireless transceiver. The controller may be configured to operate in a geographic area using a time division multiple access (tdma) protocol and based upon a tdma epoch including tdma time slots.

03/14/13
20130064232 

Techniques for reducing overhead in a communications system


Parallel demodulators are provided in field units. Forward and reverse channel allocation information may be broadcast to the field units in the same epoch as traffic data but on first and second channels, such as paging and traffic channels.

01/17/13
20130018833 

Neural network controlling output based on user feedback


For various information sources, information output based on user feedback about information from the sources is controlled. A neural network module selects object(s) to receive information from the information sources based on inputs and weight values during that epoch.

01/10/13
20130013868 

Ring buffer


A computer implemented method for writing to a software bound ring buffer. A network adapter may determine that data is available to write to the software bound ring buffer.



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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