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List of recent Exponentrelated patents 
02/26/15 20150058556  Log data store that stores data across a plurality of storage devices using nondisjoint layers Storing data records within a log data store is provided. The log data store that stores data records within a plurality of successive nondisjoint layers inserted across a plurality of different types of data storage devices associated with a data processing system is generated. International Business Machines Corporation 
02/26/15 20150058552  Log data store that stores data across a plurality of storage devices using nondisjoint layers Storing data records within a log data store is provided. The log data store that stores data records within a plurality of successive nondisjoint layers inserted across a plurality of different types of data storage devices associated with a data processing system is generated. International Business Machines Corporation 
02/26/15 20150058388  Fractional scaling digital filters and the generation of standardized noise and synthetic data series Generation of standardized noise signals that provide mathematically correct noise with no errors and no loss of data, and can generate the noise of specific environments based on the transfer function of that environment are discussed. Various embodiments can generate synthetic data sets based on natural data sets that have similar scaling behavior. Wright State University 
02/26/15 20150055471  System and qualitybased optimization of network traffic The protocol determines the quality of each node to node link(s), based on an exponentially weighted moving average of the time each packet spends within the network node. Once determined, that quality of link is then mapped into the physical qos resources of the networking hardware in use (within the network). Rajant Corporation 
02/26/15 20150055001  Floating point image sensors with tilebased memory An image sensor may include an array of image sensor pixels arranged in rows and columns. Each image pixel arranged along a given column may be coupled to analogtodigital converter (adc) circuitry that is capable of converting analog pixel signals into a digital floating point equivalent representation. Aptina Imaging Corporation 
02/26/15 20150055000  Floating point image sensors with different integration times An image sensor may include an array of image sensor pixels arranged in rows and columns. Each image pixel arranged along a given column may be coupled to analogtodigital converter (adc) circuitry that is capable of converting analog pixel signals into a floating point number. Aptina Imaging Corporation 
02/26/15 20150054999  Image sensors for generating floating point numbers An image sensor may include an array of image sensor pixels arranged in rows and columns. Each image pixel arranged along a given column may be coupled to analogtodigital converter (adc) circuitry that is capable of converting analog pixel signals into a digital floating point equivalent representation. Aptina Imaging Corporation 

02/26/15 20150053627  Filter media having an optimized gradient Filter media having a gradient in a property and methods associated with such media are provided. In some embodiments, a filter media may have a gradient in mean pore size. Hollingsworth & Vose Company 
02/19/15 20150052603  Antitamper system with selfadjusting guards An antitamper system is disclosed that includes selfadjusting guards inserted in software. Selfadjusting guards include invocation criteria and guard function. Arxan Technologies, Inc. 
02/19/15 20150052335  Interpolation implementation Techniques are disclosed relating to floatingpoint operations in computer processors. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a floatingpoint unit and circuitry configured to receive an initial value x for a floatingpoint operation. Apple Inc. 
02/05/15 20150039753  System and capacity planning for systems with multithreaded multicore multiprocessor resources A method for expressing a hierarchy of scalabilities in complex systems, including a discrete event simulation and an analytic model, for analysis and prediction of the performance of multichip, multicore, multithreaded computer processors is provided. Further provided is a capacity planning tool for migrating data center systems from a source configuration which may include source systems with multithreaded, multicore, multichip central processing units to a destination configuration which may include destination systems with multithreaded, multicore and multichip central processing units, wherein the destination systems may be different than the source systems. Ca, Inc. 
02/05/15 20150039661  Type conversion using floatingpoint unit Techniques are disclosed relating to type conversion using a floatingpoint unit. In one embodiment, to convert a floatingpoint value to a normalized integer format, a floatingpoint unit is configured to perform an operation to generate a result having a significant portion and an exponent portion, where the operation includes multiplying the floatingpoint value by a constant. Apple Inc. 
02/05/15 20150039238  Dispersionrelation fluorescence spectroscopy Methods for deriving a diffusion coefficient and a drift velocity characterizing an ensemble of particles. A time series of images is acquired, and each image is fourier transformed. Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois 
02/05/15 20150038341  Digital amplification The identification of predefined mutations expected to be present in a minor fraction of a cell population is important for a variety of basic research and clinical applications. The exponential, analog nature of the polymerase chain reaction is transformed into a linear, digital signal suitable for this purpose. The Johns Hopkins University 
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.. 