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List of recent Gaussrelated patents 
07/30/15 20150213583  Image prior as a shared basis mixture model An image prior as a shared basis mixture model is described. In one or more implementations, a plurality of image patches are generated from one or more images. Adobe Systems Incorporated

07/30/15 20150210085  System for laserbased digital marking of objects with images or digital image projection with the laser beam shaped and amplified to have uniform irradiance distribution over the beam crosssection A laser marking system including a laser apparatus to supply a laser beam having a nongaussian irradiance distribution over a beam crosssection, the nongaussian irradiance distribution of the laser beam has a substantially uniform irradiance distribution over the beam crosssection, a spatial light modulator coupled to receive the laser beam, the spatial light modulator is controlled to generate an output laser beam including an optical pattern across the beam crosssection to mark a target object with the data code matrix, and an optical amplifier coupled to the spatial modulator to receive the laser beam output from the spatial light modulator and generate an amplified laser beam containing the same optical pattern as generated by the spatial light modulator, the amplified laser beam from the optical amplifier having a substantially uniform amplification across the crosssection of the beam, the amplified beam maintaining the substantially uniform irradiance distribution over its beam crosssection.. . Vardex Laser Solutions, Llc

07/30/15 20150210084  System for laserbased digital marking of objects with images or digital image projection with the laser beam shaped and amplified to have uniform irradiance distribution over the beam crosssection A laser marking system including a laser apparatus to supply a laser beam having a nongaussian irradiance distribution over a beam crosssection, the nongaussian irradiance distribution of the laser beam has a substantially uniform irradiance distribution over the beam crosssection, a spatial light modulator coupled to receive the laser beam, the spatial light modulator is controlled to generate an output laser beam including an optical pattern across the beam crosssection to mark a target object with the data code matrix, and an optical amplifier coupled to the spatial modulator to receive the laser beam output from the spatial light modulator and generate an amplified laser beam containing the same optical pattern as generated by the spatial light modulator, the amplified laser beam from the optical amplifier having a substantially uniform amplification across the crosssection of the beam, the amplified beam maintaining the substantially uniform irradiance distribution over its beam crosssection.. . Vardex Laser Solutions, Llc

07/23/15 20150205088  Bevelaxial autofocusing microscopic system and method thereof An embodiment disclosed bevelaxial autofocusing method for a microscopic system, including: capturing fullframe bevelaxial input image; using image analysis to read image information and transmitting grayscale information to a statistic analysis module; the statistic module extracting image statistic characteristics and performing curve fitting with probability function; and estimating the optimal focus point based on the postfitting characteristic parameters. A preferred embodiment combines image with gaussian curve fitting and kalman filter, and analyzes the infocus position based on image quality so as to directly determine the optimal rectification value of the infocus position on the object surface. U&u Engineering Inc.

07/23/15 20150204809  Screening solid state ionic conductors for high ionic conductivity Nonnormal statistics applied to diffusivity calculations accelerate screening of ionic conductors for electrochemical devices such as electric storage batteries, fuel cells, and sensors. Displacements of atomic species within a crystalline structure for a candidate ionic conductor material are analyzed using a skellam distribution optionally combined with gaussian noise to calculate values for the standard deviation, upper error bound, and lower error bound for predicted values of diffusivity (d). Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

07/16/15 20150201050  Mobile phone protective shell with hidden magnets A mobile phone protective shell with hidden magnets comprises a casing having a platform and an engaging portion at a periphery of the platform positioned around the mobile phone to form a back protective device for engaging with the mobile phone; wherein the platform has an inner side and an outer side to form a full outline of a protective shell, and two magnets in a thickness less than 1.8 mm and a diameter of 2530 mm are arranged between the inner side and outer side to be in an upper and lower symmetry hidden in the platform, and the magnets are powerful nd—fe—b magnets having magnetic field strength more than 6000 gauss; whereby when the casing is subjected to the weight of the mobile phone, the casing can be attracted and fixed upright to the object with permeability.. . Samya Technology Co., Ltd.

07/16/15 20150199970  Quantization with distinct weighting of coherent and incoherent quantization error Methods and systems are provided for separating signalcorrelated and signaluncorrelated error components in quantization noise. Such separation leads to a generalization of the conventional ratedistortion optimization problem. Google Inc.


07/16/15 20150199462  Ssta with nongaussian variation to second order for multiphase sequential circuit with interconnect effect In the present invention the issue of ssta in multiphase sequential circuit with crosstalk in consideration of nonuniform timing constraint and process variations up to the 2nd order is proposed. Use forward breadth first search to calculate the accumulated probabilities at each node for clock phases and edge probability with respect to input and output clock phases, followed by backward depth first traversal to find all critical paths with their probabilities greater than user specified threshold.

07/09/15 20150195655  High performance linear moving coil magnetic drive system A linear moving coil magnetic drive system includes a continuous loop coil of flat, thin, rigid construction which levitates inside a quadrupole permanent magnet assembly with minimum gap. The linear coil may be a flat, racetrackshaped, continuous loop, which may be constructed with single or multilayers pcb, flexcircuit, or other membrane process. Wall Audio Inc.

07/09/15 20150192507  Method for determining the size distribution of a mixture of particles using taylor dispersion, and associated system The analysis step consists of seeking an amplitude distribution p(g(c)) that allows the experimental taylor signal Ŝ(t) to be broken down into a sum of gaussian functions by implementing a constrained regularization algorithm consisting of minimising a cost function hα including at least one constraint term associated with a constraint that must observe the amplitude distribution p(g(c)) , whereby the minimization is carried out on an interval of interest of the values of the parameter g(c) that is characteristic of the gaussian amplitude function p(g(c)).. .

07/02/15 20150188873  Systems and methods to control the lifetime of online posts Systems and methods to control the lifetime of social networking posts. The viewable range and/or duration of a post is determined as a function (e.g., gaussian) of the viewer location/position relative to the post location/position and other factors, such as, local content density power of the poster, net likes, etc. Erodr, Inc.

07/02/15 20150186332  Method and device for providing a sparse gaussian process model for calculation in an engine control unit A method for determining a sparse gaussian process model to be carried out in a solely hardwarebased model calculation unit includes: providing supporting point data points, a parameter vector based thereon, and corresponding hyperparameters; determining or providing virtual supporting point data points for the sparse gaussian process model; and determining a parameter vector qy* for the sparse gaussian process model with the aid of a cholesky decomposition of a covariant matrix km between the virtual supporting point data points and as a function of the supporting point data points, the parameter vector based thereon, and the corresponding hyperparameters, which define the sparse gaussian process model.. . Robert Bosch Gmbh

06/25/15 20150178970  Postprocessed bokeh rendering using asymmetric recursive gaussian filters A method of blurring an image using a spatially variable blur is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of: for each pixel of a scan line of pixels in the image: obtaining a measure representative of image depth at the pixel; determining a blur kernel width for the pixel based on the measure representative of image depth at the pixel; and where an increase in the determined blur kernel width with respect to a blur kernel width of a previous pixel in the scan line is detected: determining, from the determined blur kernel width, a tapered blur width adapted to provide an asymmetric filter response for the pixel; and applying the tapered blur width to a filter to output a blurred pixel value for the pixel by using a plurality of filter coefficients determined based on blur width values of one or more previously blurred pixels.. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

06/25/15 20150177338  Dla rotor flux density scan method and tool A method of measuring flux density and run out to accommodate rotors of different diameters, evaluate intrinsic properties of magnet material and the magnetization process. Circular run out measurement capability is also used to evaluate bearing journal “ovality.” the method includes the use of a scan tool, or a dla rotor flux density scan fixture, which evaluates the electromagnetic field strength (gauss), combined with surface run out and presents the data in a scalable pictorial format. Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

06/25/15 20150175072  Vehicle vision system with image processing A vision system of a vehicle includes a camera and an image processor operable to process image data captured by the camera. Responsive to processing of captured image data by the image processor, the image processor determines the presence of a pedestrian in the field of view of the camera, with the determination using foreground segmentation utilizing a gaussian mixture model. Magna Electronics Inc.

06/18/15 20150170687  Implementing asymmetric degauss control for write head for hard disk drives A method, apparatus, and system for implementing enhanced asymmetric degauss control for a write head for hard disk drives. A degauss period is provided at the end of a write. Hgst Netherlands B.v.

06/18/15 20150165551  Fiber array line generator Embodiments described herein relate to the rapid thermal processing of substrates. A fiber coupled laser diode array is provided in an optical system configured to generate a uniform irradiance pattern on the surface of a substrate. Applied Materials, Inc.

06/11/15 20150161994  Method and speech recognition using neural networks with speaker adaptation In a speech recognition system, deep neural networks (dnns) are employed in phoneme recognition. While dnns typically provide better phoneme recognition performance than other techniques, such as gaussian mixture models (gmm), adapting a dnn to a particular speaker is a real challenge. Nuance Communications, Inc.

06/11/15 20150161480  Method and system for matching an image using normalized feature vectors A method, system and computer program product for encoding an image is provided. The image that needs to be represented is represented in the form of a gaussian pyramid which is a scalespace representation of the image and includes several pyramid images. A9.com, Inc.

06/11/15 20150161394  Detection of anomalous events A system is described for receiving a stream of events and scoring the events based on anomalousness and maliciousness (or other classification). The system can include a plurality of anomaly detectors that together implement an algorithm to identify lowprobability events and detect atypical traffic patterns. Utbattelle, Llc

06/11/15 20150160373  Computerimplemented data analysis methods and systems for wind energy assessments Computerimplemented methods and systems are disclosed for performing wind resource assessments for potential wind farm sites using gaussian copula correlation models.. . Cardinal Wind, Inc.

06/11/15 20150160359  Truncation diagram determination for a plurigaussian estimation The present invention relates to a method for determining a truncation diagram for a plurigaussin geological parameter estimation associated with a zone of a real subsoil. The method comprises receiving an auxiliary variable describing the zone, computing a normalized variable based on the auxiliary variable and determining a weighted probability map for the normalized variable, each point of the weighted probability map being in correspondence with a point, of the truncation diagram. Total Sa

06/04/15 20150155878  Stochastic encoding in analog to digital conversion A method and system for encoding an analog signal on a stochastic signal, the encoded signal then converted to a digital signal by an analog to digital converter, the analog to digital converter thereafter decoding from the encoded signal a digital signal, which corresponds to the analog signal. The stochastic signal may be a noise signal shaped to a gaussian normal curve. Analog Devices, Inc.

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

05/21/15 20150142701  Evidence based medical record Various embodiments provide systems, computer program products and computer implemented methods. In some embodiments, a system includes a method of providing a confidenceestimationbased inference, the method includes receiving a query concerning a patient from a user, accessing an electronic health record (ehr) for the patient, the ehr including a first component regarding the patient, querying the user, using a conversational interface, for a second component regarding the patient, the second component being in a natural language information form, receiving the second component regarding the patient in response to the query, calculating a first probability density function using the first component, and a second probability density function using the second component, combining the first and second probability density functions using a gaussian mixture model, calculating at least one conditional probability table using the gaussian mixture model and providing the confidenceestimationbased inference based on the at least one conditional probability table.. International Business Machines Corporation

05/21/15 20150139047  Radio transceiver on a chip An entire radio transceiver can be easily integrated into one ic chip. In order to integrate the if filters on the chip, a heterodyne architecture with a low if is used. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

05/14/15 20150132507  Medium for random laser and manufacturing process of the same A process for fabricating a device capable of random lasing comprising a substrate and a rare earthdoped glass fabricated on the substrate in the form of a waveguide, wherein the glass comprises a germanium glass, a titanium glass or a chalcogenide glass, where the process comprises ablating a target glass with incident radiation from an ultrafast laser in the presence of the substrate to deposit a quantity of the target glass on the substrate and applying rastering to ablate the target glass uniformly. The ultrafast laser emits pulses of 15 ps or less and the relative position of the laser spot on the target glass with respect to the substrate is constant during the ablation and wherein the gaussian intensity profile of the laser beam has a spot area less than 3000 μm2..

05/14/15 20150131893  Motion and focus blur removal from pattern images A moving wafer imaging system processes wafer images to remove motion and focus blur by performing a blind deconvolution to determine an approximate point spread function. The approximate point spread function, estimated image noise and a gaussian point spread function are used to compute a weighted point spread function.

05/07/15 20150127307  Method and crystal structure optimization Disclosed is a method and system for prediction of an optimized crystal structure using an evolutionary algorithm that includes inputting characterization information of a chemical structure and input parameters, generating a first generation of crystal structures from the characterization information using symmetrical initialization, optimizing the chemical structure of the first generation of crystal structures according to the input parameters, inputting the optimized first generation of crystal structures into a niching algorithm, producing a child group of crystal structures from the parent group of crystal structures using a variation operator, and adding the child group of crystal structures to an optimal group of crystal structures to form a next generation, with the niching algorithm selecting an optimal group of crystal structures and a parent group of crystal structures from the first generation of crystal structures, with an antiseed created for population diversity and every structure produced by the evolutionary algorithm being stored together with a width and a height of the gaussian parameter as the antiseed.. . The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

05/07/15 20150125850  Novel rapid and highly sensitive cell based system for the detection and characterization of hiv The invention pertains to a novel cell line, an hiv tatrev dependent gfpgaussia luciferase reporter cell line, known henceforth as the ggr cell line, that detects pseudotype and replication competent hiv (cloned or uncloned isolates, in cell media or human serum) rapidly and with high sensitivity. This ggr cell line provides an improved method of characterizing the entry phenotype of hiv envelope genes, and detecting and examining primary hiv samples in the context of laboratory research, clinical trial monitoring, and medical diagnostics. The Regents Of The University Of California

05/07/15 20150124175  Twostage light modulation for high dynamic range An imaging apparatus for twostage light modulation in highdefinition digital projection or cinema can include two light modulators. Each light modulator can include a multichip imaging system coupled to a total internal reflection prism (tir) system, which has a light input face and an onstate face. Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

05/07/15 20150123721  System and gaussian random noise generation In accordance with an embodiment, a method of generating noise includes generating, using a hardwarebased noise generator, a plurality of periodic waveforms having different frequencies, weighting, using the hardwarebased noise generator, amplitudes of the plurality of periodic waveforms based on a predetermined spectral shape to form a plurality of weighted waveforms, and summing the plurality of plurality of weighted waveforms to form an output random noise signal.. . Stmicroelectronics International N.v.

04/30/15 20150120261  Finite element methods and systems The computational efficiency of finite element methods (fem) on parallel architectures is typically severely limited by sparse iterative solvers. Standard iterative solvers are based on sequential steps of global algebraic operations, which limit their parallel efficiency, and prior art techniques exploit sophisticated programming techniques tailored to specific cpu architectures to improve performance. The Royal Institution For The Advancement Of Learning / Mcgill University

04/30/15 20150120138  Path planning for evasive steering manuever employing a virtual potential field technique A system and method for calculating a virtual target path that is used to calculate an evasive steering path around a target object, such as a target vehicle, stopped in front of a subject vehicle. The method includes determining a potential field using a plurality of scan points that is a summation of twodimensional gaussian functions, where each gaussian function has center defined by target object scan points and other object scan points. Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

04/30/15 20150117151  Automatic tracking of faults by slope decomposition Method for locating fault lines or surfaces in 2d or 3d seismic data based on the fact that fault discontinuities in the space domain span a wide range in a local slowness (slope) domain, whereas other dipping events in the space domain data, such as noise, tend to be coherent, and hence will appear focused in the slowness dimension. Therefore, the method comprises decomposing the seismic data (102) by a transformation to the local slowness domain, preferably using gaussian slowness period packets as the local slowness or slope decomposition technique, thereby avoiding problems with the data stationary assumption.

04/30/15 20150116518  Dynamic image selection Image capture can be improved by capturing a sequence of images and analyzing the images to select the image with the least blur and/or an acceptable amount of blur. Gradients can be calculated for at least a portion of the images, and gradient histograms generated. Amazon Technologies, Inc.

04/30/15 20150116061  Electromagnetic relay An electromagnetic relay has an iron core having legs at both ends and a coil wound therearound to form an electromagnet, a movable iron piece that pivotally supports a pivoting shaft along one leg of the iron core and causes a tip of a pivoting arm extended from a side edge of the pivoting shaft toward the other leg of the iron core to face the other leg of the iron core in a contactable and separable manner, and a card whose side facing the movable iron piece is in contact with the pivoting arm of the movable iron piece. The movable iron piece that pivots based on the excitation and degaussing of the electromagnet presses the card to drive a contact mechanism.. Omron Corporation

04/23/15 20150112692  Apparatus and extending bandwidth of sound signal Disclosed is an apparatus for extending a bandwidth of a sound signal. The apparatus includes a database that stores predetermined training information as a result of at least one of gaussian mixture model (gmm) training and hidden markov model (hmm) training; a modified discrete cosine transform (mdct) transformer that transforms a first band signal through mdct, a feature extractor that extracts a feature parameter of the first band signal from an mdct coefficient output from the mdct transformer; an extender that provides an extended mdct coefficient for a second band signal based on the mdct coefficient of the first band signal output from the mdct transformer, a subband energy estimator that estimates subband energy of the second band signal with reference to information stored in the database based on the feature parameter.. Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

04/23/15 20150112614  Flow rate measurement method and apparatus Method and apparatus capable of accurately measuring a flow rate using gaussian quadrature even under a small number of measurement points are provided. An average for the ycoordinate of values of normaldirectional component with respect to the crosssection represented by vz0(x, y) among an estimated flow velocities in a flow passage crosssection is used as vz0(x), and a weighting function of gaussian quadrature is set to vz0(x)l(x), where l(x)=ymax(x)−ymin(x). Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

04/23/15 20150112498  Methods of patel loadflow computation for electrical power system Highly efficient and reliable methods of current injection patel super decoupled loadflow (cipsdl), new gaussseidelpatel loadflow (ngspl), decoupled gausseidelpatel loadflow, and current injection newtonraphsonpatel loadflow (cinrpl) are invented. One of the versions cipsdl method is characterized in 1) the use of the same coefficient matrix [−y] for both the rif and iie subproblems, and in all the methods 2) all the nodes being active, no refactorization of gain matrices [−y], [y], [y*] are required for implementation of qlimit violations.

04/23/15 20150109947  Spectrum sensing cooperative cognitive radio network in nongaussian noise environment, and fusion center apparatus and cooperative cognitive radio system using the same Disclosed herein are a spectrum sensing apparatus and method for a cognitive radio (ccr) network in a nongaussian noise environment and an fc apparatus and ccr system using the same. The cooperative cognitive radio (ccr) system includes m cognitive radios (crs), and a fusion center (fc). Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

04/23/15 20150109538  Projector Since a relay optical system includes double gauss lenses and pairs of meniscus lenses disposed so as to be convex toward the double gauss lenses, it is possible to sufficiently minimize the occurrence of aberration from dimming light valves to color modulation light valves, to maintain an image formation state with high performance, and further to form a favorable image.. . Seiko Epson Corporation

04/16/15 20150101965  Magnetic separator A weak magnetic force magnetic separator, including: a belt conveyor conveying separation target particles; and a suspended magnet unit provided at a distance above the belt conveyor and configured to magnetically attract, with a uniform, weak magnetic force, the separation target particles conveyed over a belt. With a length of the magnet unit in its longer direction being greater than a belt width of the belt, and with the magnet unit placed such that its longer direction is aligned with the belt width direction and its both ends overhang the belt width, and such that a distance from the surface of the belt is constant across its longer direction, magnetic flux density variations in the belt width direction over the belt surface facing the magnet unit are 10% or less within a weak magnetic force range of from over 0 to 700 gauss.. National Institure Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

04/09/15 20150098351  Systems and methods for delay management in distributed antenna system with direct digital interface to base station A method for measuring downlink delay in a radio system includes applying a digital representation of a gaussian pulse to a digital interface of the radio system; marking the digital representation of the gaussian pulse with respect to a frame of digital data with a marker; propagating the gaussian pulse in the radio system to an antenna, the radio system configured to convert the digital representation of the gaussian pulse to a radio frequency signal transmitted at the antenna; measuring when the gaussian pulse occurs in the radio frequency signal based on the marker; and determining a downlink propagation delay for the radio system between application of the digital representation of the gaussian pulse at the digital interface and transmission of the radio frequency signal at the antenna.. . Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

03/26/15 20150088509  Antispoofing System for classifying whether audio data received in a speaker recognition system is genuine or a spoof using a gaussian classifier and method for classifying whether audio data received in a speaker recognition system is genuine or a spoof using a gaussian classifier.. . Agnitio, S.l.

03/12/15 20150071492  Abnormal behaviour detection Methods and apparatus for determining whether a provided object track (24) is abnormal, an object track (24) being a set of values of a physical property of an object (2) measured over a period of time, the method comprising: providing a model comprising one or more functions (26), each function (26) being representative of an object track (24) that is defined to be normal; assigning the provided object track (24) to a function (26); and comparing the provided object track (24) to the assigned function (26) to determine whether that object track (24) is abnormal. Providing the model comprises: for each of a plurality of objects (2), determining an object track (24), wherein the determined object tracks (24) are defined as normal object tracks (24); and using the determined tracks (24), performing a gaussian processes based variational bayes expectation maximisation process to learn the one or more functions (26).. Bae Systems Plc

03/12/15 20150071445  Stereo extension apparatus and method Disclosed herein are a stereo extension apparatus and method. The apparatus includes a database that stores predetermined information as a result of gaussian mixture model (gmm) training or hidden markov model (hmm) training; a modified discrete cosine transform (mdct) transformer that transforms a mono signal through mdct, a feature parameter extractor that extracts a feature parameter of the mono signal from an mdct coefficient output from the mdct transformer, a side signal energy estimator that estimates subband energy of a side signal with reference to information stored in the database based on the feature parameter; an energy controller that obtains the mdct coefficient of a side signal estimated from the subband energy of the estimated side signal, an inverse mdct transformer that obtains an estimated side signal by transforming the mdct coefficient of the estimated side signal through inverse mdct.. Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

03/05/15 20150066597  Profitbased layout determination for webpage implementation Systems and methods for automatic generation and efficient exploration of a large number of webpage layouts to discover a layout with superior empirical performance. A set of variants are displayed to visitors in accordance with a display probability distribution. Kobo Incorporated

03/05/15 20150066401  State estimation of power systems decomposed into two or more subsystems A power system grid is decomposed into several parts and decomposed state estimation steps are executed separately, using lagrangian relaxation and blockwise gaussseidel solution. The achieved solution is the same that would be achieved with a simultaneous state estimation approach. Abb Technology Ag

02/26/15 20150058010  Method and system for bias corrected speech level determination Method for measuring level of speech determined by an audio signal in a manner which corrects for and reduces the effect of modification of the signal by the addition of noise thereto and/or amplitude compression thereof, and a system configured to perform any embodiment of the method. In some embodiments, the method includes steps of generating frequency banded, frequencydomain data indicative of an input speech signal, determining from the data a gaussian parametric spectral model of the speech signal, and determining from the parametric spectral model an estimated mean speech level and a standard deviation value for each frequency band of the data; and generating speech level data indicative of a bias corrected mean speech level for each frequency band, including using at least one correction value to correct the estimated mean speech level for the frequency band, where each correction value has been predetermined using a reference speech model.. Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

02/26/15 20150055845  System, method and computer accessible medium for providing realtime diffusional kurtosis imaging and for facilitating estimation of tensors and tensor derived measures in diffusional kurtosis imaging Exemplary method, system, and computeraccessible medium can be provided for determining a measure of diffusional kurtosis by receiving data relating to at least one diffusion weighted image, and determining a measure of a diffusional kurtosis as a function of the received data using a closed form solution procedure. In accordance with certain exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure, provided herein are computeraccessible medium, systems and methods for, e.g., imaging in an mri system, and, more particularly for facilitating estimation of tensors and tensorderived measures in diffusional kurtosis imaging (dki). New York University

02/26/15 20150055783  Statistical modelling, interpolation, measurement and anthropometry based prediction of headrelated transfer functions A system is disclosed for statistical modelling, interpolation, and userfeedback based inference of headrelated transfer functions (hrtf) includes a processor performing operations that include using a collection of previously measured head related transfer functions for audio signals corresponding to multiple directions for at least one subject; and performing gaussian process hyperparameter training on the collection of audio signals. A method is disclosed for statistical modelling, interpolation, measurement and anthropometry based prediction of headrelated transfer functions (hrtf) for a virtual audio system that includes collecting audio signals in transform domain for at least one subject; applying head related transfer functions (hrtf) measurement directions in multiple directions to the collected audio signals; and performing gaussian hyperparameter training on the collection of audio signals to generate at least one predicted hrtf.. University Of Maryland

02/26/15 20150054526  Method and distance measuring equipment (dme/normal) using alternative pulse shapes A method for measuring distance includes transmitting a first pair of rf pulses from an airborne interrogator, where the first pair of rf pulses are temporally separated from each other by a first time interval and each of the rf pulses in the first pair of rf pulses has a first pulse waveform. The method also includes receiving a second pair of rf pulses transmitted by a ground transponder. Selex Es Inc.

02/19/15 20150051880  Adaptive mitigation of platformgenerated radiofrequency interference Described are methods and systems for mitigating radiofrequency interference (rfi) generated by a receiving platform. After downconverting a received rf signal to baseband, the rfi component in the baseband signal may be estimated using a modelbased estimator (e.g., a nonlinear filter such as an extended kalman filter) that is tuned to a statistical model of the rfi source.

02/12/15 20150046457  Systems and methods for determining optimal parameters for dynamic quantum clustering analyses In the present work, quantum clustering is extended to provide a dynamical approach for data clustering using a timedependent schrödinger equation. To expedite computations, we can approximate the timedependent hamiltonian formalism by a truncated calculation within a set of gaussian wavefunctions (coherent states) centered around the original points. The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior Unviersity

02/12/15 20150045683  Electrocardiography signal extraction method An electrocardiography signal extraction method includes receiving an electrocardiography signal, detecting a peak of a wave of the electrocardiography signal, separating the wave into left and right waves, normalizing the left wave and a plurality of scales of gaussian, comparing the normalized left wave with a left part of the normalized scales of gaussian, acquiring a left part error function, indicating a left minimum comparative error, selecting a left scale of gaussian with the left minimum comparative error, obtaining a left duration of the wave, normalizing the right wave, comparing the normalized right wave with a right part of the normalized scales of gaussian, acquiring a right part error function, indicating a right minimum comparative error, selecting a right scale of gaussian with the right minimum comparative error, obtaining a right duration of the wave, and obtaining an extracted wave.. . National Cheng Kung University

02/12/15 20150044543  Battery module Provided is a battery module having improved safety by disconnecting an electrical connection due to shortcircuit of electrode tabs by bending the electrode tabs upwardly extended to form welding parts having welding surfaces in a direction perpendicular to the battery module, performing a spot laser welding on the welding parts in a lap welding scheme using a tophattype laser beam or a gaussiantype laser beam, and including a swelling partition to adjust a swelling position when a swelling increasing a volume due to a problem in a battery cell occurs and to shortcircuit the electrode tabs.. . Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

02/05/15 20150039110  Multiparametric analysis of snore sounds for the community screening of sleep apnea with nongaussianity index A parameter quantifying deviation from gaussianity distribution of a patient's sounds, in the form of a nongaussianity distribution index, may be used to assist in diagnosis of sleep dysfunction such as osahs. A method for diagnosing a sleeping disorder of a subject includes processing a digitized audio signal from the subject with at least one electronic processor. The University Of Queensland

01/29/15 20150032750  Method for discovering relationships in data by dynamic quantum clustering Data clustering is provided according to a dynamical framework based on quantum mechanical time evolution of states corresponding to data points. To expedite computations, we can approximate the timedependent hamiltonian formalism by a truncated calculation within a set of gaussian wavefunctions (coherent states) centered around the original points. The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

01/29/15 20150032445  Noise estimation apparatus, noise estimation method, noise estimation program, and recording medium A noise estimation apparatus which estimates a nonstationary noise component on the basis of the likelihood maximization criterion is provided. The noise estimation apparatus obtains the variance of a noise signal that causes a large value to be obtained by weighted addition of the sums each of which is obtained by adding the product of the log likelihood of a model of an observed signal expressed by a gaussian distribution in a speech segment and a speech posterior probability in each frame, and the product of the log likelihood of a model of an observed signal expressed by a gaussian distribution in a nonspeech segment and a nonspeech posterior probability in each frame, by using complex spectra of a plurality of observed signals up to the current frame.. Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

01/29/15 20150030248  Adaptive noise filter A method for applying a filter to data to improve data quality and/or reduce file size. In one example, a region of interest of an image is identified. Licor, Inc.

01/29/15 20150029207  Systems and methods for setting initial display settings A method for applying a filter to data to improve data quality and/or reduce file size. In one example, a region of interest of an image is identified. Licor, Inc.

01/22/15 20150023580  Microcalcification detection and classification in radiographic images An analysis of a digitized image is provided. The digitized image is repeatedly convolved to form first convolved images, which first convolved images are convolved a second time to form second convolved images. Vucomp, Inc.

01/22/15 20150021590  Organic electroluminescent materials and devices Organometallic compounds comprising an imidazole carbene ligand having a ncontaining ring fused to the imidazole ring are provided. In particular, the ncontaining ring fused to the imidazole ring may contain one nitrogen atom or more than one nitrogen atom. Universal Display Corporation

01/15/15 20150019464  Method and supplying interpolation point data for a databased function model calculation unit A method for identifying a set of interpolation point data points from training data for a sparse gaussian process model, encompassing the following tasks: successively selecting training data points from the set of training data for acceptance into or exclusion from a set of interpolation point data points in accordance with a selection criterion; and terminating selection when a termination criterion exists; the selection criterion depending on a divergence between a target value of the selected training data point and a function value, at the selected training data point, of the gaussian process model based on the respectively current set of interpolation point data points.. . Robert Bosch Gmbh

01/15/15 20150019070  Method of analysing flight data The invention relates to a method of analysing flight data recorded during n flights of at least one aircraft, by means of a flight data recorder of an aircraft, the data being grouped together by flight i in a signature vector of the flight xi of size d, the components of which correspond to data recorded during said flight i of the aircraft, a flight i being thus defined by the signature vector xi, the method comprising the following steps: gaussian kernel entropy component analysis of the flight signatures xi to obtain a zone of normal flights and classifying the flight signatures xi with respect to their distance to said zone; determining, for each flight i, an abnormality score zi defined by the distance of a flight signature xi with respect to the zone of normal flights; detecting, as a function of the abnormality score zi, at least one abnormal flight.. . Sagem Defense Securite

01/15/15 20150018221  Multiphase coaxial superconducting cables and corc degaussing system A superconducting cable and connection structure includes one or more superconducting cables. Each cable has superconducting tapes wound about a former in a plurality of phases. Advanced Conductor Technologies Llc

01/15/15 20150016749  Image interpolation method and image interpolation device and image apparatus using the same An image interpolation method and an image interpolation device and an image apparatus using the image interpolation method are provided. The image interpolation method uses a probabilistic neural network model to perform an adaptive interpolation on an image. National Central University

01/15/15 20150016006  Method and demagnetizing transformer cores in closed loop magnetic current sensors Automated degaussing methods and apparatus are presented for degaussing a magnetic core in close loop fashion, in which a plurality of pulses are applied to a compensation coil magnetically coupled with the core with duration or energy being decreased in succeeding pulse cycles according to a discrete feedback algorithm, and with individual pulse polarities being set according to core magnetization polarity measured subsequent to an immediately preceding pulse.. . Texas Instruments Deutschland Gmbh

01/08/15 20150012574  Model calculation unit and control unit for calculating a databased function model having data in various number formats A model calculation unit for calculating a databased function model, in particular a gaussian process model, in a control unit, including: a processor core to carry out a strictly hardwarebased calculation of an algorithm for a databased function model, the databased function model being calculated using provided calculation data, in particular hyperparameters and node data; and a strictly hardwarebased conversion unit to provide the processor core with at least a portion of the calculation data, in particular the provided node data, in a predefined number format.. . Robert Bosch Gmbh

01/08/15 20150010211  Real time processing of video frames A method and system for real time processing of a sequence of video frames. A current frame in the sequence and at least one frame in the sequence occurring prior to the current frame is analyzed. International Business Machines Corporation

01/01/15 20150003508  Cooperative spectrum sensing apparatus and cooperative spectrum sensing method Disclosed is a cooperative spectrum sensing (css) method. The css method includes receiving, by a detector of secondary users, observation vectors which are use state information of a spectrum band allocated to a pu in a cognitive radio (cr) network, generating, by the detector, an analysis result value with respect to each of the observation vectors using glrt with respect to order statistics of reception samples taking nongaussian noise into consideration, transmitting, by the detector, the analysis result value to a fusion center unit; and fusing, by the fusion center unit, the analysis result value to determine whether the spectrum band is used.. Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

01/01/15 20150002513  User modeling using fftbased timeseries processing A method to combine and visualize fft power spectrum data that utilizes more sensor information and provides a richer output display is provided. In some embodiments, all sensors are analyzed using fft simultaneously in the frequency ranges of 0.01 hz to 100 hz. Venor, Inc.

12/25/14 20140379612  Leveraging to minimize the expected inverse assets The question of how much should be placed at risk on a given investment, relative to the total assets available for investment, is basically that of determining the optimal leverage. The approach taken by the method described in this specification is to optimize the expected future inverse assets, conditioned on the assets having some estimated linear return distribution.

12/25/14 20140377882  Magnetic material for collecting magnetic particles and utilization thereof For collecting magnetic particles, there is used a magnetic material including a plurality of magnets that are arranged in contact one with another in parallel to a direction of magnetization in such a manner that south and north poles of adjacent magnets are reversed alternately or a magnetic material having at least one peak of a magnetic force in a magnetic pole surface, and the peak magnetic force is 600 gausses or more.. . Lsi Medience Corporation

12/25/14 20140376665  Method and system for mapping bit sequences A method of mapping a plurality of different bit sequences to a plurality of different signal points in a constellation, the number of bit sequences being greater than the number of signal points. The method includes, for a device in a telecommunication network, the acts of: determining, for each signal point in the constellation, a number of bit sequences to be mapped to each signal point, the numbers of bit sequences being distributed according to a discrete gaussian distribution among the constellation, selecting in the plurality of bit sequences, for each signal point in the constellation, a set including the determined number of bit sequences (u) that minimize the maximal hamming distance among the selected sets.. Orange

12/25/14 20140375164  Electrical generator with rotational gaussian surface magnet and stationary coil A gaussian surface neodymium magnet of at least one or a plurality of spherical or any other gaussian surface configuration that is seated in the center of a stationary coil and whereby said magnet or plurality of magnets remains free to rotate about its axis within said coil; and whereby said magnet is capable of continuous, interrupted, or mechanically pulsed movement for the generation of electrical induced current within said stationary coil; and said magnetic field of said magnet is concentrated and focused by at least one or a plurality of focus neodymium magnets for induced current enhancement; and whereby focus magnet fields are inline and parallel to said center rotational magnet(s).. .

12/11/14 20140365172  Method for estimating distribution curve of storing state of solid state storage device A method for estimating a distribution curve of a first storing state of a solid state storage device includes the following steps. Firstly, plural threshold voltage intervals are provided.

12/11/14 20140362954  Computing system with power estimation mechanism and operation thereof A computing system includes: an antenna configured to receive a receiver signal for representing a serving signal and an interference signal; a communication unit, coupled to the antenna, configured to: calculate a signal likelihood from the receiver signal based on a gaussian approximation mechanism; calculate an interference power estimate based on the signal likelihood for characterizing the interference signal; and estimating the serving signal based on the interference power estimate.. .

12/11/14 20140361919  System and distribution free target detection in a dependent nongaussian background A method for target detection includes: receiving input data via an input signal; generating a histogram from the received data by a processor; rankordering the received data based on power or amplitude of the received input signal; comparing the ranked data received in a current time period to the ranked data received in a previous time period to calculate a bivariate conditional exceedance function (bcef); utilizing the calculated bcef to estimate a gumbel copula parameter; accumulating a loglikelihood statistic from the estimated gumbel copula parameter and the generated histogram; comparing the loglikelihood statistic with a threshold value; and determining a detection of the target, when the loglikelihood statistic is below the threshold value.. .

12/04/14 20140358478  Multivariate yield calculator for wafer integrated circuit fabrication and use thereof A multivariate yield calculator for wafer integrated circuit (ic) fabrication and a method of generating a multivariate yield forecast using the multivariate yield calculator. One embodiment of the multivariate yield calculator includes: (1) a gaussian computer configured to compute a mean vector and a covariance matrix from multivariate performance characterizations having a multivariate distribution over a plurality of wafer ics, and (2) an integrator configured to integrate a probability distribution function (pdf) based on the mean vector and the covariance matrix over a multivariate performance bin, thereby generating a multivariate yield forecast..

12/04/14 20140355880  Image retrieval and authentication using enhanced expectation maximization (eem) Technologies are generally presented for employing enhanced expectation maximization (eem) in image retrieval and authentication. Using uniform distribution as initial condition, the eem may converge iteratively to a global optimality.

12/04/14 20140355654  Radio receiver for detecting an additive white gaussian noise channel The method disclosed herein is implemented in a radio receiver to detect an awgn channel, where the radio receiver comprises a rake receiver. The radio receiver receives signals transmitted via a propagation channel from a transmitter, and determines that the propagation channel is an awgn channel when a filtered version of a minimum value of a metric is lower than a threshold value.

11/27/14 20140348438  System and method having transparent composite model for transform coefficients To better handle the flat tail phenomenon commonly seen in transform coefficients such as dct coefficients, a system and method having a model dubbed a transparent composite model (tcm) are described. Given a sequence of transform coefficients, a tcm first separates the tail of the sequence from the main body of the sequence.

11/27/14 20140347365  Bayesian approach for gas concentration reconstruction based on tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy Systems and methods construct a 2 dimensional (2d) gas concentration map (image) from data from one or more laser based absorption projection paths. Embodiments use a bayesian approach to construct a 2d gas concentration map of a combustion region cross section plane by modeling the 2d map as a gaussian process (gp).

11/20/14 20140341236  Method and apparatuses for algorithm on qam coherent optical detection Blind polarization demultiplexing algorithms based on complex independent component analysis (ica) by negentropy maximization for quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) coherent optical systems are disclosed. The polarization demultiplexing is achieved by maximizing the signal's nongaussianity measured by the information theoretic quantity of negentropy.
