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List of recent Exponentialrelated patents 
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.. .

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)..

11/13/14 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.

10/23/14 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 20140312803  Circuit for actuating an illumination component A circuit for actuating an illumination component is disclosed. A control voltage for actuating the illumination component can be tapped off at a capacitor which can be charged via a charge current proportional to the voltage at the capacitor.

10/16/14 20140310325  Model calculation unit, control unit and calibrating a databased function model A model calculation unit for calculating a databased function model in a control unit is provided, the model calculation unit having a processor core which includes: a multiplication unit for carrying out a multiplication on the hardware side; an addition unit for carrying out an addition on the hardware side; an exponential function unit for calculating an exponential function on the hardware side; a memory in the form of a configuration register for storing hyperparameters and node data of the databased function model to be calculated; and a logic circuit for controlling, on the hardware side, the calculation sequence in the multiplication unit, the addition unit, the exponential function unit and the memory in order to ascertain the databased function model.. .

10/16/14 20140307543  Voip bandwidth management A computerized method of optimizing audio quality in a voice stream between a sender and a receiver voip applications, comprising: defining by the receiver time intervals; determining by the receiver at the end of each time interval whether congestion exists, by calculating (i) onewaydelay and (ii) trend, using doubleexponential smoothing; estimating by the receiver a bandwidth available to the sender based on said calculation; sending said estimated bandwidth by the receiver to the sender; and using by the sender said bandwidth estimate as maximum allowed send rate.. .

10/16/14 20140306874  Nearplane segmentation using pulsed light source Methods for recognizing gestures within a nearfield environment are described. In some embodiments, a mobile device, such as a headmounted display device (hmd), may capture a first image of an environment while illuminating the environment using an ir light source with a first range (e.g., due to the exponential decay of light intensity) and capture a second image of the environment without illumination.

10/02/14 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 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 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 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 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.
