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02/04/16 20160033545  Anemometer detecting thermal time constant of sensor An anemometer and method for analyzing fluid flow is described. In one embodiment, a transistor sensor is heated by applying power to cause its baseemitter junction to rise from an ambient first temperature to a second temperature. Linear Technology Corporation

01/28/16 20160028974  Lownoise, high dynamicrange image sensor An integratedcircuit image sensor generates, as constituent reference voltages of a first voltage ramp, a first sequence of linearly related reference voltages followed by a second sequence of exponentially related reference voltages. The integratedcircuit image sensor compares the constituent reference voltages of the first voltage ramp with a first signal level representative of photocharge integrated within a pixel of the image sensor to identify a first reference voltage of the constituent reference voltages that is exceeded by the first signal level. Rambus Inc.

01/28/16 20160024546  Methods for amplification of nucleic acids utilizing a circularized template prepared from a target nucleic acid The present invention provides methods of amplifying a target nucleic acid utilizing a circularized template. Circularization may be achieved utilizing a bridging oligonucleotide or an inverter primer.

01/21/16 20160020306  Shortgate tunneling field effect transistor having nonuniformly doped vertical channel and fabrication method thereof The present invention discloses a shortgate tunneling field effect transistor having a nonuniformly doped vertical channel and a fabrication method thereof. The shortgate tunneling field effect transistor has a vertical channel and the channel region is doped in such a slowlyvaried and nonuniform manner that a doping concentration in the channel region appears a gaussian distribution along a vertical direction and the doping concentration in the channel near the drain region is higher while the doping concentration in the channel near the source region is lower; and double control gates are formed at both sides of the vertical channel and the control gates form an lshaped shortgate structure, so that a gate underlapped region is formed in the channel near the drain region, and a gate overlapped region is formed at the source region. Peking University

01/21/16 20160018838  Dblinear voltagetocurrent converter A dblinear voltagetocurrent (v/i) converter is amenable to implementation in cmos technology. In a representative embodiment, the dblinear v/i converter has a voltage scaler, a current multiplier, and an exponential current converter serially connected to one another. Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

01/14/16 20160011120  Methods of determining an analyte concentration in a body fluid sample having disturbance variables, as well as computer programs and devices therefor Methods are provided for deriving/determining an analyte concentration that include recording measurement values during a time development indicating a progress of a detection reaction of at least one test substance and a body fluid sample and providing at least one measurement curve f(t) containing the measurement values, where the detection reaction is known to be influenced by the analyte concentration and at least one disturbance variable y. The methods also include deriving an end value of the measurement curve to form a first variable x1, and deriving at least one fit parameter by taking into account an exponential characteristic of the measurement curve, and where the fit parameter forms at least one second variable x2. Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

01/07/16 20160006413  Tuning fork type piezoelectric vibration piece and tuning fork type piezoelectric vibrator A tuning fork type piezoelectric vibration piece 2 includes a base portion 25 in which a piezoelectric vibration substrate has a connection area with an external element, and a pair of leg portions 21, 22 projecting from a first end face of the base portion. The pair of leg portions has vibrating portions 212, 222 equipped with drive electrodes, wide weight portions 211, 221 formed at tip ends of the vibrating portions, and connecting portions 213, 223 between the vibrating portions and the weight portions. Daishinku Corporation


01/07/16 20160005055  Generic time series forecasting A generic time series forecasting system receives historical time series data and one or more initial parameter values for one or more parameters of a predictive algorithm, such as an exponential smoothing algorithm. The generic time series forecasting system iteratively determines an optimized value for each of one or more parameters for the predictive algorithm based on the received historical time series data and the received one or more initial parameter values.

01/07/16 20160004815  Deconstructing overlapped peaks in experimental data To determine a peak signal corresponding to a particular part of a sample, a data signal for a cluster can be transformed into a set of localized functions. For example, the data signal can be transformed to obtain coefficients of a set of wavelets, which can span a variety of scales that define an exponential decay of the wavelet. Biorad Laboratories, Inc.

01/07/16 20160004663  Npprocessor An npprocessor is based on a computing environment consisting of a finite set of multipleelement triggers, interconnected by common elements. According to the invention, the npprocessor has interference relations between the computing environment elements and negative feedback that is independent of the specification of the problem, for dynamic leveling of the activity of the computing environment elements.

01/07/16 20160002709  Multiphase nucleic acid amplification Improved methods for use in nucleic acid amplification, including multiplex amplification, where the amplification is carried out in two or more distinct phases are disclosed. The first phase amplification reaction preferably lacks one or more components required for exponential amplification. Genprobe Incoporated

12/31/15 20150382010  Method for motion vector difference (mvd) and intra block copy vector difference (bvd) coding of screen content video data A method for motion vector difference (mvd) coding of screen content video data is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes determining an mvd between a predicted motion vector and a current motion vector and generating a binary string comprising n bins via binarizing the mvd. Qualcomm Incorporated

12/24/15 20150369868  Estimating state of charge (soc) and uncertainty from relaxing voltage measurements in a battery Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that estimates a state of charge for a battery. During operation, while the battery is relaxing toward a fully rested state, the system determines if a modified state of charge of the battery is substantially consistent with a predetermined decay pattern. Apple Inc.

12/17/15 20150359953  Dialyzer comprising a bundle of hollow fibers and producing such hollow fiber A dialysis membrane and a hollow fiber as preproduct as well as a method for producing the hollow fiber are disclosed. The dialysis membrane includes a distribution of the pore sizes which follows an exponential function such as an efunction. B. Braun Avitum Ag

12/10/15 20150354422  Porous matrix sound suppressor Disclosed is a soundsuppressing device that employs a porous microchannel diffusion matrix surrounding a hollow core tube that acts to exponentially increase the surface area of the suppressor and allow combustion gasses to diffuse and exit the suppressor across the entire outer surface of the suppressor.. . Emporeum Plastics, Llc

12/03/15 20150348410  Method and estimating time to arrival of transportation Embodiments are directed to a method, a system, and an apparatus that estimate an arrival time of a vehicle. A method according to an embodiment includes measuring travel times of a plurality of vehicles through a section in a transportation route using location information on the plurality of vehicles, calculating travel times using at least one of a moving average, exponential smoothing, and a service pattern of the plurality of vehicles with respect to the section using the measured travel times of the plurality of vehicles, calculating an error value between a measured travel time of a first vehicle with respect to the section and each travel time calculated using at least one of the moving average, the exponential smoothing, and the service pattern, and estimating a travel time of a second vehicle with respect to the section, based on the calculated error value.. Lg Cns Co., Ltd.

12/03/15 20150347480  Process and framework for facilitating data sharing using a distributed hypergraph A knowledge model “overlay” for organizing and analyzing large, dynamic data volumes is implemented as a hypergraph that manifests as a result of a distributed theorydriven data source transformation process. This process maps exponentially growing data into an asymptotically limited information space. Georgetown University

11/26/15 20150339458  System and deriving parameters for homeostatic feedback control of an individual A method and system of deriving a physiological homeostatic operating set point of an individual comprising the steps of: obtaining a dataset of predetermined number of homeostatic measurements of the individual; fitting the dataset of predetermined number of homeostatic measurements according to a negative exponential decay function; identifying and setting the physiological homeostatic operating set point unique to the individual as the point corresponding to the point of maximum curvature on the fitted negative exponential decay function is disclosed. The method is especially suited for determining the [ft4][tsh] set point, which is unique for each individual.. Agency For Science, Technology And Research

11/26/15 20150335682  Production of red blood cells and platelets from stem cells This disclosure provides methods of making a megakaryocyteerythroid progenitor cell (mep), comprising differentiating a stem cell into a mep in culture in the presence of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) agonist. In some embodiments the stem cell is a pluripotent stem cell. Trustees Of Boston University

11/26/15 20150335680  Production of red blood cells and platelets from stem cells This disclosure provides methods of making a megakaryocyteerythroid progenitor cell (mep), comprising differentiating a stem cell into a mep in culture in the presence of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) agonist. In some embodiments the stem cell is a pluripotent stem cell. Trustees Of Boston University

11/19/15 20150327785  Continuous calibration of a blood pressure measurement device Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable continuous noninvasive monitoring of blood pressure with a minimum of interference. The various embodiments may provide a method for adaptation for the calibration for continuous measurements of blood pressure, wherein the measured quantity may be related to an arterial lumen or arterial cross sectional area comprising calibrating the conversion for incremental variations of arterial properties and absolute value adaptation by exploitation of the exponential decay during the diastole. Qualcomm Incorporated

11/19/15 20150327784  Noninterfering blood pressure measuring Systems, methods, and devices of various embodiments enable measurement of blood pressure from an artery. The various embodiments may measure, using a noninterfering arterial measurement sensor, a first change in distension of the artery at a measurement location without interference to an arterial pressure at the measurement location during a series of pulses. Qualcomm Incorporated

11/12/15 20150326859  Video quantizationparameter encoding method, video quantizationparameter decoding method, device, and program A video quantization parameter encoding device includes: a prediction unit (11) for generating a predicted quantization parameter from a past reconstructed quantization parameter; a computing unit (12) for generating a delta quantization parameter from a quantization parameter and the predicted quantization parameter; and a quantization parameter encoding unit (13) for generating an exponential golomb bin string of a value obtained by converting the delta quantization parameter into an unsigned expression, performing adaptive binary arithmetic encoding on a first bin of the exponential golomb bin string, indicating whether the value of the unsigned expression of the delta quantization parameter is significant, and, when the first bin indicates the value is significant, performing fixed binary arithmetic encoding on other bins of the exponential golomb bin string.. . Nec Corporation

11/12/15 20150324969  System and microorganism effectiveness analysis using particle imaging A system and method for determining the effectiveness of an anaerobic digestion process. The system includes a particle imaging system capable of capturing images of particles, including anaerobic microorganisms, in a fluid and counting those images. Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc.

10/29/15 20150309146  Freebreathing myocardial t2* mapping using singleheartbeat, multishot, gradient echo  echo planar imaging (greepi) and automatic nonrigid motion correction A novel freebreathing myocardial t2* mapping combining multiple singleshot blackblood greepi images with automatic nonrigid motion correction. The present disclosure describes a method of accurate myocardial t2* measurements that is insensitive to respiratory motion, and is likely to reduce sensitivity to arrhythmia as well since each image is acquired in a single heart beat. Ohio State Innovation Foundation

10/29/15 20150308261  Determining formation fluid variation with pressure A downhole tool is operated to pump fluid from a subterranean formation while obtaining fluid property measurements pertaining to the pumped fluid. The downhole tool is in communication with surface equipment located at the wellsite surface. Schlumberger Technology Corporation

10/15/15 20150296123  Advanced fast autofocusing Several autofocus techniques are disclosed. The autofocus techniques help the device to achieve focus without presenting unpleasant blurred images to the operator of the camera, e.g., by dividing image frames into technical frames and display frames, with autofocus search occurring during technical frames.

10/15/15 20150294152  Method of detection of points of interest in a digital image A camera (10) produces a sequence of images (12) processed by a point of interest search algorithm (14) that is parameterizable with a detection threshold (τ) such that the number (n) of points of interest detected in the image varies as a function of the threshold level. The characteristic giving the number (n) of detected points of interest as a function of the threshold (τ) is modelled by a square root decreasing exponential function, which is dynamically parameterizable with values linked to the image to be analysed.

10/08/15 20150286612  Robust regression analysis techniques using exponential random variables Embodiments relate to methodologies and program product is provided for conducting regression analysis. In one embodiment the method includes obtaining data related to a statistical process including a plurality of points in a plurality of dimensions and organizing the plurality of points and the plurality of dimensions in a matrix.

10/08/15 20150286237  High dynamic range exponential current generator with mosfets .. .

09/24/15 20150271080  Throughput enabled rate adaptation in wireless networks Rate adaptation in a digital wireless communication network is performed by measuring by a wireless node data throughput values attained while communicating at different data rates on a channel in the network. The node calculates from the measured throughput alone a current transmission rate without any a priori knowledge of a state of the channel. The Regents Of The University Of California

09/24/15 20150268689  Ultra low power temperature insensitive current source with line and load regulation A temperature insensitive subna current reference is presented with parange power overhead. The main concept is to linearly reduce the gate voltage of a subthresholdbiased mosfet as temperature increases, in order to compensate for exponential dependence of drain current on temperature. The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

09/17/15 20150264362  Coefficient level coding in a video coding process A device for coding video data includes a memory configured to store video data, and at least one processor configured to: determine a maximum number of bits to be used when coding a syntax element indicating absolute values of transform coefficients of a coding unit of the video data, determine a maximum number of suffix bits to be used when coding a golombrice/exponentialgolomb coding suffix codeword of the syntax element, determine a maximum number of prefix bits to be used when coding a unary golombrice/exponentialgolomb coding prefix codeword of the syntax element, determine the absolute values of transform coefficients for the coding unit, code a prefix codeword for one of the absolute values, and code a suffix codeword for the one of the absolute values, and code the coding unit based on the prefix codeword and the suffix codeword.. . Qualcomm Incorporated

09/17/15 20150260653  Security aspects of multiexponential decays At least two luminescent materials are intermingled within a security feature. The materials are selected from among a larger set of luminescent materials each having a different individual exponential decay characteristic (decay constant and initial amplitude response to the degree of excitation) for photoluminescent emission from the respective material following excitation. Authentix, Inc.

09/10/15 20150256142  Exponential rom table tuning using trim for frequency agile analog filters A tunable and trimmable analog filter may include a tunable analog filter and a trimming circuit. The tunable analog filter may set the frequency of a characteristic of the tunable analog filter based on a digital tuning signal that is indicative of a desired frequency of the characteristic. Linear Technology Corporation

09/10/15 20150254331  System and pr0babilistic relational clustering Relational clustering has attracted more and more attention due to its phenomenal impact in various important applications which involve multitype interrelated data objects, such as web mining, search marketing, bioinformatics, citation analysis, and epidemiology. A probabilistic model is presented for relational clustering, which also provides a principal framework to unify various important clustering tasks including traditional attributesbased clustering, semisupervised clustering, coclustering and graph clustering. The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

09/03/15 20150248614  Born to live Born to live is use for mitigating obstacles of exponential broadening base logic, inherent in multilevels tree formation systems, to deriving pareto efficient system solutions for scheduling fair leveraging treatment frequencies. The disclosed intellectual property knowhow is use for working with pools of leveraging contributors, starting with the minimum age of eighteen (18) year old, to applying age ranges interval tabulations, whereby forming born to live relational multilevels tree formation systems.

08/27/15 20150245076  Multiple technique entropy coding system and method A system, method and computer program product having optimal matching to a known or measured probability distribution encodes data without the use of an excessively large lookup table. An encoder uses two or more different encoding methods in combination. Straight Path Ip Group, Inc.

08/27/15 20150244639  Method and deriving a packet select probability value A method and apparatus for deriving a packet select probability value for a data packet. The method comprises determining a queue length value for a target buffer of the data packet, calculating a queue congestion value based at least partly on the queue length value and a packet select queue length range, and calculating the packet select probability value for the data packet based at least partly on an exponential function e−x, where x is computed based at least partly on the queue congestion value.. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

08/27/15 20150244555  Method, device and computer program for correcting a frequency shift on symbols received by a receiver The present invention concerns a method for correcting a frequency shift on symbols received by a receiver, each symbol being composed of n samples and of a cyclic prefix of a predetermined number Δ samples, the Δ samples being a copy of Δ samples of the n samples. The receiver: —calculates for each symbol, a correlation between at most the Δ samples of the cyclic prefix and the at most Δ samples among the last samples, —averages the correlations over a number of symbols and determines one smooth frequency shift estimation for each averaged correlation, —calculates an exponential from the smooth frequency shift estimation, —delays the received symbols by a delay, —multiplies the exponential by the delayed received symbols.. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

08/27/15 20150244076  Antenna with diverging antenna elements An antenna 10 comprises at least a first pair 12 of elongate radiating elements and a second pair 14 of elongate radiating elements. Each pair comprises a first element 12.1 and a second element 12.2. Poynting Antennas (pty) Limited

08/27/15 20150242577  Medical logistics management program This invention are computer implementable programs and method designed as medical planning tool that (1) models the patient flow from the point of injury through more definitive care, and (2) supports operations research and systems analysis studies, operational risk assessment, and field medical services planning. The computer program of this invention comprises six individual modules, including the casualty generation module, which uses an exponential distribution to stochastically generate wounded in action, disease, and nonbattle injuries; a care providing module uses generic task sequences, simulated treatment times, and personnel, consumable supply, and equipment requirements to model patient treatment and queuing within a functional area; a network/transportation module simulates the evacuation (including queuing) and routing of patients through the network of care via transportation assets; a reporting module produces an database detailing various metrics, such as patient disposition, timeinsystem data, and consumable, equipment, personnel, and transportation utilization rates, which can be filtered according to the user's needs..

08/27/15 20150242362  Temperature modeling constrained on geophysical data and kinematic restoration A method is disclosed for the estimation of subsurface temperature distributions from a 3dimensional heat conductivity model for a geological formation. The method may be characterized by the following steps: (a) obtaining measured data corresponding to a geological subsurface formation of interest including seismic survey data, inwell temperature, seafloor or surface heat flux measurements and laboratorybased measurements of core porosity, (b) estimating a relationship between seismic velocity and heat conductivity, wherein seismic velocity is linearly dependent on porosity and heat conductivity is exponentially or linearly dependent on porosity, and (c) calibrating the model to the measured inwell data and laboratorybased measurements of core porosity..

08/20/15 20150234686  Exploiting parallelism in exponential smoothing of largescale discrete datasets A system, and computer program product for largescale data transformations. Embodiments include a smoothing engine within an r environment to configure at least one master task and at least two worker tasks. Oracle International Corporation

08/13/15 20150229579  Systems and methods for api rate limiting and distribution An api rate limiting system may receive a client request from an api client associated with a tenant, formulate a proxied request with an internal authentication specific to the tenant, and send the proxied request to api endpoints (tenant resources) at a store. The store fulfills the request, accessing and modifying local database(s) as needed, and returns a response to the system.

08/06/15 20150222916  Piecewise cross color channel predictor A sequence of visual dynamic range (vdr) images is encoded using a standard dynamic range (sdr) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A predicted vdr image is generated from an sdr input by using a weighted, multiband, crosscolor channel prediction model. Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

08/06/15 20150222434  Crtrsa encryption method and apparatus Crtrsa encryption methods and apparatuses are disclosed. The crtrsa encryption method includes: calculating first parameter information and second parameter information used in a modular exponential calculation process based on a modular calculation result of a secret key that is obtained using euler's phi function with respect to two different prime numbers calculated from the public key; performing a modular exponential calculation with respect to a next block based on calculation information of a previous block, in a block unit divided respectively from the first parameter information and the second parameter information; and calculating an encryption process based on a crt calculation by using the modular exponential calculation results..

08/06/15 20150216235  Electronic cigarette and circuit used in the same The present invention provides an electronic cigarette includes a power supply, a microcontroller and a heater for heating and producing smoke, which are orderly and electrically connected to constitute a loop; further includes at least two airflow sensors electrically connected to the microcontroller for sensing the airflow in the electronic cigarette and outputting sensed signal, the microcontroller conducts the loop according to sensed signal. The electronic cigarette and its circuit utilize at least two airflow sensors electrically connected to the microcontroller and sensing the airflow in the electronic cigarette and outputting sensed signal such that the microcontroller conducts the loop according to the sensed signal to achieve exponentially reducing malfunction rate of electronic cigarettes as a result of the airflow sensor failure.

07/30/15 20150214977  Apparatus for improving the accuracy of an exponential current digitaltoanalog (idac) using a binaryweighted msb An apparatus of an exponential current digitaltoanalog converter (idac) using a binaryweighted msb to efficiently drive current controlled light emitting diode (led) devices. The apparatus comprises of an exponential current digitaltoanalog converter (idac) current source, a voltage buffer to create an active cascode at the output stage, and an error amplifier that by means of a dcdc converter voltage loop imposes an appropriate voltage at the output of the idac, depending on the current load set to drive the leds. Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh

07/30/15 20150214976  Method for improving the accuracy of an exponential current digitaltoanalog (idac) using a binaryweighted msb A method for the design synthesis of an exponential current digitaltoanalog (idac) using a binaryweighted msb. The design synthesis involves defining an exponential lsb and exponential msb current mirrors according to a defined methodology. Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh

07/30/15 20150211132  Reactant flow channels for electrolyzer applications An electrolyzer or unitized regenerative fuel cell has a flow field with at least one channel, wherein the crosssectional area of the channel varies along at least a portion of the channel length. In some embodiments the channel width decreases along at least a portion of the length of the channel according to a natural exponential function. Powerdisc Development Corporation Ltd.

07/30/15 20150208941  Heart rate correction the detection of cardiac events A device for detecting a cardiac event is disclosed. Detection of an event is based on a test applied to a parameter whose value varies according to heart rate. Angel Medical Systems, Inc.

07/23/15 20150203819  Production of red blood cells and platelets from stem cells This disclosure provides methods of making a megakaryocyteerythroid progenitor cell (mep), comprising differentiating a mep precursor cell into a mep in culture in the presence of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) modulator. In some embodiments the ahr modulator is an ahr antagonist. Trustees Of Boston University

06/25/15 20150180052  Fuel cell flow channels and flow fields A fuel cell anode flow field includes at least one flow channel with a crosssectional area that varies along at least a portion of its length. In some embodiments, the channel width decreases along at least a portion of the channel length according to a natural exponential function. Powerdisc Development Corporation Ltd.

06/25/15 20150178245  Information processing apparatus and method An information processing method for system identification includes: generating a fitting curve represented by a sum of exponential functions for each of a set of digital inputs and a set of digital outputs for a physical system that is represented by one or plural equations including morder differential operators (m is an integer equal to or greater than 1); and calculating coefficients of the differential operators, which are included in first coefficients, so that a first coefficient of each exponential function included in an expression obtained by a product of the differential operators and the fitting curve for the set of the digital inputs is equal to a second coefficient of the same exponential function, which is included in the fitting curve for the set of the digital outputs.. . Fujitsu Limited

06/25/15 20150176960  Measuring device for measuring a thickness of a ferromagnetic metal object The invention relates to a device for measuring a thickness of ferromagnetic metal objects. The measuring device for measuring a thickness of a ferromagnetic metallic object comprises at least two measurement sensors, each of the measurement sensors comprising a core that forms a closed magnetic circuit in combination with at least a part of the ferromagnetic metal object; and a core coil in which a current pulse is formed; wherein the measuring device further comprises a determination unit for determining the time constant of an exponential voltage pulse formed in the coil as a result of forming said current pulse, and an electronic unit which is coupled to each measurement sensor and which controls said sensors.. Ooo "gazproektdiagnostika"

06/25/15 20150176959  Method and measuring device for measuring thickness of a ferromagnetic metal object The invention relates to a method and a device for measuring thickness of ferromagnetic metal objects. According to the method, a pulse of current is generated in a core coil, the core forming a closed magnetic circuit together with at least a portion of the ferromagnetic metal object; further, the time constant is determined at an exponential voltage resulted from said pulse of current generated in the core coil; and, finally, thickness of the ferromagnetic metal object is determined on the basis of the time constant thus determined..

06/18/15 20150169986  Method of processing images, notably from night vision systems and associated system Step 5: calculating the final image iout(p) by applying the exponential function to the third intermediate image.. .

06/18/15 20150169498  Method and an fast convolution of signals with a onesided exponential function A method and an apparatus embodying the method for fast convolution of a signal with a onesided exponential function is disclosed. Additionally, a method and a system embodying the method for fast convolution of a signal with complex exponential function localized around an origin by an exponential function envelope utilizing the method and a system embodying the method for fast convolution of a signal with a onesided exponential function is disclosed.. Brno University Of Technology

06/18/15 20150164414  Recursive realtime determination of glucose forcing in a diabetic patient for use in a closed loop insulin delivery system Presented is a computational system for predicting the blood glucose level to which a diabetic patient is being forced based solely on continuous glucose monitor (cgm) data that then allows optimum and safe calculation of a stabilizing dose to be applied by an insulin pump. This invention hence operates as part of a closed loop insulin delivery system.

06/04/15 20150154329  Method and device for ascertaining a gradient of a databased function model In a method for calculating a gradient of a databased function model, having one or multiple accumulated databased partial function models, e.g., gaussian process models, a model calculation unit is provided, which is designed to calculate function values of the databased function model having an exponential function, summation functions, and multiplication functions in two loop operations in a hardwarebased way, the model calculation unit being used to calculate the gradient of the databased function model for a desired value of a predefined input variable.. . Robert Bosch Gmbh

06/04/15 20150154145  Data processing method, data processing apparatus and processing apparatus The present invention is a data processing apparatus including a data input/output device for receiving data, a storage for storing the data received by the data input/output device, a data processing program storage for storing a data processing program that includes the steps of calculating, using a double exponential smoothing method, a first predicted value that is a predicted value of smoothed data and a second predicted value that is a predicted value of the gradient of the smoothed data, and calculating, using a double exponential smoothing method in which the second predicted value is set as input data, a third predicted value that is a predicted value of smoothed data and a fourth predicted value that is a predicted value of the gradient of the smoothed data, and a data calculation processing apparatus for performing the data processing under the data processing program.. . Hitachi Hightechnologies Corporation

05/28/15 20150149653  Method and distributing media content A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, initializing a boundary estimate for an optimization of a linear programming model describing a network of media servers for servicing requests for media content items from subscriber devices, where the boundary estimate is an estimate of an infeasible solution of the linear programming model, and calculating iteratively, using an exponential potential function, additional boundary estimates for the linear programming model, wherein the calculating resolves to an improved boundary estimate that corresponds to placement of copies of the media content items at the media servers subject to a set of constraints on storage capacity of media servers and on bandwidth for communication links in the network. Other embodiments are disclosed.. At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

05/28/15 20150144784  Exponential scan mode for quadrupole mass spectrometers to generate superresolved mass spectra A novel scanning method of a mass spectrometer apparatus is introduced so as to relate by simple time shifts, rather than time dilations, the component signal (“peak”) from each ion even to an arbitrary reference signal produced by a desired homogeneous population of ions. Such a method and system, as introduced herein, is enabled in a novel fashion by scanning exponentially the rf and dc voltages on a quadrupole mass filter versus time while maintaining the rf and dc in constant proportion to each other. Thermo Finnigan Llc

05/21/15 20150142323  Method and system for determining an amplification quality metric According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for providing a amplification quality metric to a user is provided. The method includes receiving amplification data from an amplification of a sample to generate an amplification curve. Life Technologies Corporation

05/21/15 20150141890  Dynamically responsive brace One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a dynamically responsive brace that includes a flexible member sized and dimensioned to cover a target body region. At least one variable resistance element is associated with the flexible member. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

05/21/15 20150139285  Compact floating point delta encoding for complex data A method, apparatus, and system for compression of complex data signals within a telecommunications base station. The system may include a transmitter configured to determine a larger value of either real or imaginary components of a digital complex signal. Rockstar Consortium Us Lp

05/21/15 20150137868  Cmos logarithmic current generator and generating a logarithmic current A cmos logarithmic current generator includes current mode circuitry having a design principle based on a taylor's series expansion that approximates an exponential function. A mosfet circuit provides a function generator core cell having a biasing current ib. King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

05/14/15 20150134021  Therapy delivery implantable medical devices Recent advancements in power electronics technology have provided opportunities for enhancements to circuits of implantable medical devices. The enhancements have contributed to increasing circuit miniaturization and an increased efficiency in the operation of the implantable medical devices.

05/14/15 20150128711  Wobble detection via software defined phaselock loops The embodiments relate to the use of one or more phase lock loops (pll's) for detecting wobble of a surface upon which a computing device is set. The pll's can be configured to lock onto an exponentiallydamped sinusoid output from an accelerometer in order to differentiate between surfaceinduced movement and direct humaninduced movement of the computing device.

05/07/15 20150127118  Prosthetic, orthotic or exoskeleton device A timedependent decay behavior is incorporated into one or more joint actuator control parameters during operation of a lowerextremity, prosthetic, orthotic or exoskeleton device. These parameters may include joint equilibrium joint impedance (e.g., stiffness, damping) and/or joint torque components (e.g., gain, exponent). Iwalk, Inc.

04/16/15 20150102030  Multilayer oneway valve for packaging A multilayer oneway valve (100) includes: a first layer (10) having at least one first opening (12) formed therein; a second layer (20) having at least one second opening (22) formed therein; and, a third layer (30). The first and second layers are joined together such that at least one first channel (14) is defined therebetween, and the second and third layers are joined together such that at least one second channel (24) is defined therebetween. Ccl Label, Inc.

04/16/15 20150101417  Strain gauge and applications thereof In one aspect, wireless strain gauges are described herein. In some embodiments, a wireless strain gauge comprises a radio frequency identification (rfid) tag and a nanocomposite backplane coupled to the rfid tag, wherein the resonant frequency of the rfid tag antenna demonstrates an exponential dependence or substantially exponential dependence on the strain sensed by the strain gauge.. Wake Forest University

04/02/15 20150092850  Weighted multiband cross color channel predictor A sequence of visual dynamic range (vdr) images is encoded using a standard dynamic range (sdr) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A predicted vdr image is generated from an sdr input by using a weighted, multiband, crosscolor channel prediction model. Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

03/26/15 20150087055  Analog and mixedsignal computation and circuits in living cells Provided herein are molecular analog gene circuits that exploit positive and negative feedback to implement logarithmically linear sensing, addition, subtraction, and scaling thus enabling multiplicative, ratiometric, and powerlaw computations. The circuits exhibit weber's law behavior as in natural biological systems, operate over a wide dynamic range of up to four orders of magnitude, and can be architected to have tunable transfer functions. Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

03/26/15 20150084539  Method for operating a highpressure discharge lamp with a variable power A method for operating a highpressure discharge lamp with a variable power is disclosed. Said method utilizing at least the following steps: (a) providing highpressure discharge lamp, which has a nominal operating power; (b) operating the lamp with an instantaneous power, where the instantaneous power lies within relative lower and upper power limits, respectively, and said limits may depend on an average power, and said instantaneous power may lie within a predetermined absolute lower and upper power limit; (c) determining the average power from a onesided moving average value of the instantaneous power or the exponential smoothing of the instantaneous power of a time segment of predefined length.. Osram Gmbh

03/19/15 20150078150  Algebraic generators of sequences for communication signals A device for modulating communication signals comprises a transceiver for receiving and transmitting the signal, a storage medium storing computer implemented programme code components to generate sequences and a processor in communication with the storage medium and transceiver. The processor executes computer implemented programme code components to generate a family of shift sequences or arrays using exponential, logarithmic or index functions and a polynomial in i∈zp−1 for a finite field zp of prime p. Optimark, Llc

03/12/15 20150073260  Bloodbrain barrier recovery curve assessment method and system The present invention relates to a bloodbrain barrier recovery curve assessment method which uses a focused ultrasound dynamic contrastenhanced mri technique, in order to obtain a permeability constant of drug. Furthermore, the present invention, using a double exponential distribution function mathematical model, can estimate the actual physiological recovery curve of the bloodbrain barrier. National Yangming University

03/05/15 20150061501  Ambient light sensor and electronic system having the same An ambient light sensor includes a photoelectric conversion unit, a current control unit, a signal conversion unit and a comparison unit. The photoelectric conversion unit provides a photo current having a magnitude corresponding to illuminance of incident light to a first node. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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 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 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.

02/05/15 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 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 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 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

01/01/15 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.. .
