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List of recent Exponentrelated patents 
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 method for 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 apparatus for 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 method for 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. 
09/25/14 20140288881  Hoist performance diagnostic, implementation and sustaining services Aspects assure the performance of a hoist system. Some aspects model different shape segments to different portions of braking pressure levels acquired over time during an emergency braking event. 
09/25/14 20140286584  Method and apparatus for image encoding and/or decoding and related computer program products An embodiment for encoding digital images includes: partitioning the images into image blocks, subjecting the image blocks to transform into the frequency domain, and, possibly after thresholding resulting in lossy encoding, subjecting the image blocks transformed into the frequency domain to variable length coding to produce compressed encoded image blocks. Transform into the frequency domain may be, e.g., via wavelet transform, such as haar wavelet transform, and variable length coding may be via exponentialgolomb codes. 
09/18/14 20140281573  Asymmetrically masked multiplication Methods and systems for masking certain cryptographic operations in a manner designed to defeat sidechannel attacks are disclosed herein. Squaring operations can be masked to make squaring operations indistinguishable or less distinguishable from multiplication operations. 
09/18/14 20140280408  Method and system of improved galois multiplication Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus for performing galois multiplication using an enhanced galois table. Galois multiplication may include converting a first and second multiplicand to exponential forms using a galois table, adding the exponential forms of the first and second multiplicands, and converting the added exponential forms of the first and second multiplicands to a decimal equivalent binary form using the galois table to decimal equivalent binary result of the galois multiplication.. 
09/18/14 20140273247  Methods for monitoring changes in the core of lipoprotein particles in metabolism and disease A method is disclosed for measuring the properties of protein and lipoprotein elements in a sample. The method includes the of placing a small volume of a sample into a nmr instrument tuned to measure a particular nucleus, applying a series of radiofrequency pulses with intermittent delays in order to measure spinspin and/or spinlattice relaxation time constants from the timedomain decay of the signal, without the use of chemical shifts and without converting data into the frequency domain by fourier transform or other means, at least partially suppressing the water signal prior to the beginning of a sequence used to record relaxation time constants in the time domain, optionally utilizing relaxation contrast agents or other chemical additives to perturb the solvent water or other elements of the sample, analyzing the exponentially decaying nmr signal in the time domain using multiexponential analysis, and comparing differences in the relaxation time constants for lipoprotein or proteinspecific elements within a single human subject, or between subjects, to assess normal and abnormal metabolism reflective of increased disease risk or active disease.. 
09/18/14 20140270453  T2 spectral analysis for myelin water imaging Apparatus, methods, and other embodiments associated with the spectral analysis of t2 spectral data are described. One example magnetic resonance imaging (mri) method includes accessing a data set comprising t2 spectral data associated with a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) signal received from an object. 
09/18/14 20140270155  Method and a device for faultresistant exponentiation in cryptographic systems In a generalization, for an a priori selected integer t=br2 (where b is an integer) coprime to a modulus n, the processor has a modular inverse in=n−n mod t. The processor generates the extended base by computing {circumflex over (x)}=x+n·[in(1+ar−x) mod t] and then computes an extended modulus {circumflex over (n)}=nt, computes sr={circumflex over (x)}d mod {circumflex over (n)}, verifies if sr≡1+dar(mod r2), and if and only if this is so, returns the result s=sr mod n via the interface.. 
09/18/14 20140269823  Outside air temperature measurement device and method An outside air temperature measurement device and method for vehicles derives a useable final value of the outside air temperature within seconds of the beginning of vehicle movement by developing a mathematical expression (i.e., model) for the exponential data series while discriminating against thermal noise components existing in the measurement data.. . 
09/18/14 20140266370  Multistage delaylocked loop phase detector A phase detector includes a phase propagator circuit including a plurality of flipflops. Each flipflop includes a clock input configured to receive a clock signal having a different phase relative to phases of the clock signal received by other flipflops in the plurality of flipflops. 
09/18/14 20140264320  Compositional graded igzo thin film transistor A gradient in the composition of at least one of the elements of a metalbased semiconductor layer is introduced as a function of depth through the layer. The gradient(s) influence the current density response of the device at different gate voltages. 
09/18/14 20140261929  Cool burning gas generant compositions Cool burning gas generating compositions having minimal performance variation at temperature and pressure extremes are provided. The gas generants include a primary fuel comprising a metal salt of a dicarboxylic acid (e.g., copper adipate), a secondary fuel (e.g., guanidine nitrate), at least one oxidizer (e.g., basic copper nitrate), and a burn rate modifier (e.g., zinc oxide). 
09/11/14 20140258252  Method and system for dynamically partitioning very large database indices on writeonce tables Methods and systems for partitioning and dynamically merging a database index are described. A database index includes a single firstlevel index partition stored in a data cache. 
09/11/14 20140257742  Method to structure mineral aggregate gradation by using three control points and two curves The invention involves “a method to structure mineral aggregate gradation by using three control points & two curves”, including the following steps: (1) three control points are determined according to the property of the mixtures: nominal maximum size of aggregate and its passing rate, nominal minimum size of aggregate and its passing rate, and the discontinuity point between the coarse aggregate and the fine aggregate and its passing rate. (2) the grading curves of the coarse and the fine aggregate are selected respectively with power function model, exponential function model and logarithmic function model. 
09/04/14 20140249759  Seismic image filtering machine to generate a filtered seismic image, program products, and related methods Seismic image filtering machines, systems, program products, and computer implemented methods are provided to generate a filtered seismic image responsive to filtered seismic image data generated by attenuating coherent seismic noise from surface waves of an unfiltered wavefield constructed from unfiltered seismic image data through a single downward extrapolation of the unfiltered wavefield using a plurality of nonstationary convolution operators to perform localized filtering at each of a plurality of spatial locations of the unfiltered wavefield. Various embodiments, for example, can beneficially handle strong lateral velocity variations thus making various embodiments effective tools to remove complicated coherent seismic noise which is typically in the form of exponentially decaying evanescent waves. 
09/04/14 20140249753  Atmospheric density correlation technique A computerimplemented sequence analysis method is provided for calculating atmospheric density. The method includes determining an altitude z within an altitude range band such that z(i)≦z≦z(i+1); identifying factor a(i) and exponential b(i) coefficients that correspond to said altitude range; and applying said factor and exponential coefficients to density equation ρ(z(i)=a(i)er(i)7(i), with specified values for the coefficients.. 
09/04/14 20140247166  Hierarchical coding A binary allocation in a hierarchical coding/decoding comprising a coding/decoding of a digital signal enhancement layer. The signal comprises a succession of l samples, each sample being represented by a mantissa and an exponent. 
08/28/14 20140241153  Apparatus, systems, and methods for providing offloading to an alternate network This disclosure relates to a system and method for offloading selected data to an alternate communication network. The offloading provides another route for selected packet traffic that can relieve the burden on a mobile operator's network, such as the backhaul and core networks. 
08/21/14 20140237010  Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer product A data processing apparatus includes a computing unit that performs a matrix computation between data streams whose unit data is of a matrix format; a determining unit that for each matrix obtained by the matrix computation by the computing unit, determines based on the value of each element included in the matrix, an exponent value for expressing each element included in the matrix as a floating decimal point value; a converting unit that converts the value of each element into a significand value of the element, according to the exponent value determined by the determining unit; and an output unit that correlates and outputs the exponent value and each matrix after conversion in which the value of each element in the matrix has been converted by the converting unit.. . 
08/14/14 20140229716  Vector and scalar based modular exponentiation An embodiment includes a method for computing operations, such as modular exponentiation, using a mix of vector and scalar instructions to accelerate various applications such as encryption protocols that rely heavily on large number arithmetic operations. The embodiment requires far fewer instructions to execute the operations than more conventional practices. 
08/14/14 20140229354  Systems and methods for increasing participation of liquidity providers on crossing system In one aspect, the invention comprises a system for enabling a crossing system operator to calculate a rebate payment to a second participant for executing the block order of a first participant based on at least one of: (a) a difference between a benchmark price and an execution price of the block order; (b) total volume of block execution; and (c) an amount that decays exponentially with the time between the first participant's order and the order's execution by a liquidity provider.. . 