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List of recent Exponentrelated patents 
01/29/15 20150030448  Optimisation of power production in a wind turbine at below rated power The rotor blades of a wind turbine each have a plurality of fibreoptic pressure variation sensors which can detect the onset of a stall condition. The output of the stall condition sensors is input to a stall count circuit which increases a stall count signal each time a stall indication is received. Vestas Wind Systems A/s 
01/22/15 20150026227  Block exponent integer data format A digital processing system comprises an input configured for receiving data in block exponent integer format, wherein each block comprises a plurality of data values sharing a single exponent. The plurality of data values has a common data bit width, and the exponent has an exponent bit width. 
01/22/15 20150024482  Compositions and methods for generating a persisting population of t cells useful for the treatment of cancer The present invention provides compositions and methods for generating a genetically modified t cells comprising a chimeric antigen receptor (car) having an antigen binding domain, a transmembrane domain, a costimulatory signaling region, and a cd3 zeta signaling domain, wherein the t cell exhibits prolonged exponential expansion in culture that is ligand independent and independent of the addition of exogenous cytokines or feeder cells.. . The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania 
01/22/15 20150023496  Pairing computation apparatus, pairing computation method, and computer program product According to an embodiment, a pairing computation apparatus receives two points on a predetermined elliptic curve defined on a finite field, and outputs a pairing value that is an element on an extension field of the finite field. The apparatus includes a miller function computation unit and a final exponentiation unit. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba 
01/22/15 20150023457  System and processing a signal received from a microelectromechanical system System for processing a signal received from a microelectromechanical system, comprising means for sampling said received signal at a sampling frequency (fe), means for frequency shifting a sampled signal by multiplying said sampled signal by a complex exponential function, means for lowpass filtering the frequency shifted signal, and means for subsampling said filtered signal.. . Thales 
01/22/15 20150022134  Machine tool and control the same A machine tool includes a rotational drive unit that rotationally drives a main spindle to which a tool is attached, a moving unit that relatively moves the tool with respect to the workpiece, and a rotational speed adjustment unit that adjusts a rotational speed of the main spindle by controlling the rotational drive unit. The machine tool also includes a machining start determination unit that determines that machining of the workpiece by the tool is started with the rotational drive unit rotationally driving the main spindle. Okuma Corporation 
01/15/15 20150017339  Substrate structure grown by plasma deposition Substrate structure comprising a substrate (6) and a plasma grown layer (6a). The surface of the resulting substrate structure (7) is characterized by interrelated scaling components. Fujifilm Manufacturing Europe B.v. 

01/08/15 20150010248  Image processing apparatus and image processing method using the same An image processing apparatus for adjusting the luminance of a target pixel of an image is provided. The target pixel includes original pixel data and corresponds to a mask value. Novatek Microelectronics Corp. 
01/01/15 20150006114  System and image processing with highly undersampled imaging data A system and method for processing highly undersampled multiecho spinecho data by linearizing the sliceresolved extended phase graph model generates highly accurate t2 maps with indirect echo compensation. Principal components are used to linearize the signal model to estimate the t2 decay curves which can be fitted to the sliceresolved model for t2 estimation. Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of The University Of Arizona 
01/01/15 20150001537  Charge ordered vertical transistors A vertical charge ordered transistor is disclosed. A thin charge ordered layer is employed as a tunnel barrier between two electrodes. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania 
12/25/14 20140379772  Processor and control processor A processor includes: an exponent generating unit that generates an exponent part of a coefficient represented by a floating point number format based on a first part of received input data, the coefficient being obtained when an exponential function is decomposed into a series operation and the coefficient for the series operation; a storage unit that stores a mantissa part of the coefficient; a constant generating unit that reads constant data corresponding to a second part of the input data from the storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects and outputs the constant data from the constant generating unit when an instruction to be executed is a coefficient calculation instruction for calculation of the coefficient of the exponential function.. . Fujitsu Limited 
12/18/14 20140368242  Method and control of a digital phase locked loop (dpll) with exponentially shaped digitally controlled oscillator (dco) Various systems and methods utilizing a digitally controlled oscillator having frequency steps that increase in magnitude as a target output clock frequency increases are described. An integrated circuit in accordance with the disclosure includes a plurality of first transistor units fixedly coupled to an input voltage and a plurality of second transistor units switchably coupled to the first transistor units. Broadcom Corporation 
12/11/14 20140365500  Fast, scalable dictionary construction and maintenance A computerimplemented method of constructing and maintaining a record keeping dictionary data structure can include: generating a patricia trie from a set of strings; generating multiple kthlevel elevatorstairs data structures at exponentially reducing klevels, wherein each of the kthlevel elevatorstairs data structure includes a kthlevel trie corresponding to the patricia trie and wherein nodes of the kthlevel trie at string depths of integer multiples of k are accessible through hash table links; and linking nodes in neighboring kthlevel tries of the multiple kthlevel elevatorstairs data structures where the nodes represent a same node in the patricia trie.. . 
12/04/14 20140358793  Unforgeable noisetolerant quantum tokens A quantum ticket is defined by a unique serial number; and a set of qubits, each qubit encoding quantum information. The serial number and the set of qubits are distributed only among one or more trusted verifiers who require a tolerance fidelity ftol in order to authenticate the token, where ftol represents a minimum percentage of correct outcomes during authentication of the serial number and the set of qubits. 
11/27/14 20140351307  Calculating node centralities in large networks and graphs Embodiments related to calculating node centralities in large and complex networks and graphs. An aspect includes approximating a product of a matrix exponential and a random probe vector of an adjacency matrix, wherein the adjacency matrix represents a graph. 
11/27/14 20140351290  Calculating node centralities in large networks and graphs Embodiments related to calculating node centralities in large and complex networks and graphs. An aspect includes approximating a product of a matrix exponential and a random probe vector of an adjacency matrix, wherein the adjacency matrix represents a graph. 
11/27/14 20140350875  Relaxation model in realtime estimation of stateofcharge in lithium polymer batteries Relaxation time constants give valuable information about a lithium polymer battery cell's stateofcharge. Moreover, determination of these time constants can be performed in real time by fitting exponential functions to transient voltage or current patterns.. 
11/27/14 20140349890  Multiplex amplification methods Compositions and methods for amplifying selected polynucleotides, including dna and rna, particularly in multiplex amplification reactions using common primers amplification. Generally, methods of the invention employ multiple steps such as templatespecific hybridization, a linear amplification, partial degradation of nucleic acid, and ligation. 
11/27/14 20140349348  Mutant microorganisms to synthesize colanic acid, mannosylated and/or fucosylated oligosaccharides The present invention relates to mutated and/or transformed microorganisms for the synthesis of various compounds. More specifically, the present invention discloses microorganisms mutated in the genes encoding for the regulators arca and iclr. 
11/20/14 20140341469  Image processing method, image processor, imager, and computer program A method of image processing is offered which can control the degree of application of histogram equalization. The method involves: creating a brightness histogram indicating the frequency values of brightness levels of image data having brightness information (s12); obtaining a parameter value (s14); raising the frequency values of the brightness levels of the brightness histogram to an exponential power of the parameter value (s16); generating a tone curve, based on the frequency values raised to the exponential power of the parameter value (s18); and correcting the image data using the tone curve to thereby produce output image data (s20).. 
11/20/14 20140338803  Smokeless propellant composition containing bismuthbased compound and preparing the same A smokeless highenergy solid propellant composition, which contains a bismuthbased compound as a combustion improver and exhibits a low pressure exponent, and a method of preparing the same are provided. The propellant composition contains the bismuthbased compound, thus ensuring preparation processability of the propellant, especially potlife, and thereby a propellant curing system can be changed thus ensuring reliability of the propellant preparation processability, unlike temperature control and curing inhibition catalyst addition methods published to date. 
11/13/14 20140337399  Method of generating random numbers iii A system and method of generating uniform and independent random numbers is given by comprising two distinct odd primes that give an odd integer and an even integer, together with by taking an integer exponent and an integer exponent, by forming the composite modulus by taking a primitive root modulo and a primitive modulo and giving the multiplier modulo by either the system of congruence relations, any of which determines the multiplier modulo uniquely, by taking an initial value coprime. The method generates the sequence of integers by recursive congruence relations and gives an output of uniform and independent random numbers.. 
11/13/14 20140337387  Content search mechanism that uses a deterministic finite automata (dfa) graph, a dfa state machine, and a walker process An improved content search mechanism uses a graph that includes intelligent nodes avoids the overhead of post processing and improves the overall performance of a content processing application. An intelligent node is similar to a node in a dfa graph but includes a command. 
11/13/14 20140337122  Generating retail promotion baselines A system for generating a retail promotion baseline receives sales data for a target product. The sales data reflects sales for the target product that occurred during a first time period and a second time period, the first time period occurring before the promotion, and the second time period occurring after the promotion. 
11/13/14 20140335963  Method to detect and score churn in online social games A method and a system for predicting churn of a player of an online game is described. Online engagements of a group of players of the online game are monitored during a churn prediction model training period. 
11/13/14 20140333464  Apparatus and the characterization of analogtodigital converters A method and apparatus for characterizing an a/d converter are provided. The a/d converter is configured to convert an input signal into a digital output signal. 
10/30/14 20140321735  Method and computer program product of the simultaneous pose and pointscorrespondences determination from a planar model A method and software for the simultaneous pose and pointscorrespondences determination from a planar model are disclosed. The method includes using a coarse pose estimation algorithm to obtain two possible coarse poses, and using each one of the two coarse poses as the initialization of the extended tspose algorithm to obtain two candidate estimated poses; selecting one from the two candidate estimated poses based on the cost function value. 
10/30/14 20140321695  Methods and embedding watermarks Methods and apparatus for embedding a watermark are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein to embed a watermark in a compressed data stream include obtaining a set of transform coefficients from the compressed data stream, the set of transform coefficients comprising a first set of mantissa codes and a first set of exponents. 
10/30/14 20140321644  Method and system for calculations on encrypted data A method and device for generating a communal decryption key among participants to permit sharing of sensitive data, the method at a current participant includes generating a secret value; adding the generated secret value to an in progress key to create a modified in progress key; and forwarding the modified in progress key to a subsequent participant in accordance with a predetermined ordering of participants, over a predetermined number of rounds. Further a method for sharing of sensitive data among participants, the method at a current participant includes constructing an exponent by combining a secret value of the current participant and the sensitive data; creating an encrypted value using the constructed exponent; publishing the encrypted value; finding a product of encrypted values of all participants; and decrypting the product of encrypted values using a communal decryption key, wherein the communal decryption key includes secret values of all the participants.. 
10/23/14 20140317161  Matching pattern combinations via fast array comparison Methods and arrangements for providing a compressed representation of a number sequence. An input number sequence is received, as is a stored number sequence. 
10/23/14 20140316298  Electrotherapeutic stimulation A method of electrotherapeutic stimulation uses an electrical signal with a periodicexponential background pulse over a controllable periodicexponential main pulse. By properly setting the signal and moving electrodes to proper locations on the body, the signal is used to electrotherapeutically return a patient to a state of neurological balance, to identify specific cellular disruption locations, to treat the identified cellular disruption locations including performing a pain associated movement, and to neurologically train from a facilitator muscle to one or more receiver muscles.. 
10/23/14 20140313064  Encoding apparatus, decoding apparatus, encoding method, encoding program, decoding method, and decoding program A data predicted value generating unit generates a predicted value (data predicted value) for original data intended to be encoded, based on a history of original data which is floatingpoint data. A data predicted value modifying unit adjusts a mantissa value of the data predicted value by aligning an exponent value of the data predicted value with an exponent value of the original data. 
10/23/14 20140312803  Circuit for actuating an illumination component A circuit for actuating an illumination component is disclosed. A control voltage for actuating the illumination component can be tapped off at a capacitor which can be charged via a charge current proportional to the voltage at the capacitor. 
10/16/14 20140310325  Model calculation unit, control unit and calibrating a databased function model A model calculation unit for calculating a databased function model in a control unit is provided, the model calculation unit having a processor core which includes: a multiplication unit for carrying out a multiplication on the hardware side; an addition unit for carrying out an addition on the hardware side; an exponential function unit for calculating an exponential function on the hardware side; a memory in the form of a configuration register for storing hyperparameters and node data of the databased function model to be calculated; and a logic circuit for controlling, on the hardware side, the calculation sequence in the multiplication unit, the addition unit, the exponential function unit and the memory in order to ascertain the databased function model.. . 
10/16/14 20140307543  Voip bandwidth management A computerized method of optimizing audio quality in a voice stream between a sender and a receiver voip applications, comprising: defining by the receiver time intervals; determining by the receiver at the end of each time interval whether congestion exists, by calculating (i) onewaydelay and (ii) trend, using doubleexponential smoothing; estimating by the receiver a bandwidth available to the sender based on said calculation; sending said estimated bandwidth by the receiver to the sender; and using by the sender said bandwidth estimate as maximum allowed send rate.. . 
10/16/14 20140306874  Nearplane segmentation using pulsed light source Methods for recognizing gestures within a nearfield environment are described. In some embodiments, a mobile device, such as a headmounted display device (hmd), may capture a first image of an environment while illuminating the environment using an ir light source with a first range (e.g., due to the exponential decay of light intensity) and capture a second image of the environment without illumination. 
10/09/14 20140304314  Decomposition of decimal floating point data A decimal floating point finite number in a decimal floating point format is composed from the number in a different format. A decimal floating point format includes fields to hold information relating to the sign, exponent and significand of the decimal floating point finite number. 
10/02/14 20140295492  Methods for cellfree protein synthesis Cellfree protein synthesis systems and methods of using the same for producing in vitro protein materials in high yield are disclosed. The cellfree protein synthesis platform includes (a) a saccharomyces cerevisiae cellular extract prepared from midexponential to lateexponential batch cultures in the range from about 6 od600 to about 18 od600 or fedbatch cultures harvested in midexponential to lateexponential phase; (b) a reaction buffer; and (c) a translation template or (c′) a transcription template from which a translation template can be prepared in situ with an rna polymerase. 
10/02/14 20140294177  Identity based public key cryptosystem A method for generating cryptographic parameters comprises generating a private_igtable based on an euler totient function of a composite number (φ(n)), where the private_igtable includes a plurality of random numbers (x). Further, a public_igtable based on the private_igtable, a composite number (n), and a group generator element (g) is generated, where the public_igtable includes a corresponding modular exponentiation under modulo n for each of the plurality of random numbers with g as base. 
10/02/14 20140294174  Efficient primenumber check In a method for checking whether a value represents a prime number, for a cryptographic application, a fermat test is carried out, which includes a modular exponentiation of a base with an exponent (e) and a module (m). The exponent (e) and the module (m) respectively depend on the value to be checked, and the modular exponentiation is executed employing montgomery operations. 
10/02/14 20140293993  Sensor nodes with multicast transmissions in lighting sensory network An embodiment method for communicating data within a lighting sensory network may include configuring a first plurality of lighting nodes to operate as sensor nodes, configuring a second plurality of lighting nodes to operate as listening nodes, generating, by a sensor node using an encryption key, a sensor message associated with sensor data and including at least a timestamp, calculating an interval for transmitting the sensor message, wherein the interval is randomized and exponentially increasing, determining whether to transmit the sensor message based on the calculated interval, transmitting the sensor message in response to determining to transmit the sensor message based on the calculated interval, receiving, by a listening node, the sensor message at a listening node, determining whether the received sensor message is useful based on the timestamp and a predefined age threshold, and performing a lighting action in response to determining the received sensor message is useful.. . 
10/02/14 20140292764  Borehole log data processing methods A method of processing borehole log data to create one or more image logs involve modeling the log data as components of an image in the form i(x, y)=l(x, y)×r(x, y) (1), in which i(x, y) is an image representative of the log data, l(x, y) denotes an illumination value of the image at twodimensional spatial coordinates x, y, and r(x, y) denotes a surface reflectance value at the coordinates x, y. Equation (1) is transformed to a logarithmic domain, and a fourier transform is obtained of the resulting logarithmic domain expression to obtain a fourier domain expression. 