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04/17/14
20140108325
 Comparative expertise level-based discovery system and method patent thumbnailComparative expertise level-based discovery system and method
A comparative expertise level-based discovery system infers an expertise level associated with a system user from a plurality of usage behaviors and compares this expertise level with expertise levels associated with computer-implemented objects. One or more of the computer-implemented objects are selected for delivery to the user in accordance with a comparison of the inferred expertise level of the user and the expertise levels associated with the computer-implemented objects.
04/17/14
20140108322
 Text-based inference chaining patent thumbnailText-based inference chaining
A method, system and computer program product for generating inference graphs over content to answer input inquiries. First, independent factors are produced from the inquiry, and these factors are converted to questions.
04/17/14
20140108321
 Text-based inference chaining patent thumbnailText-based inference chaining
A method, system and computer program product for generating inference graphs over content to answer input inquiries. First, independent factors are produced from the inquiry, and these factors are converted to questions.
04/17/14
20140108320
 Preference prediction tool patent thumbnailPreference prediction tool
In accordance with some embodiments of the present invention, information about a user's activities and habits may be collected on an ongoing basis with the user's permission. This information about previous history can then tied to inferences that enable predictions about the user's preferences.
04/17/14
20140107531
 Inference of mental state using sensory data obtained from wearable sensors patent thumbnailInference of mental state using sensory data obtained from wearable sensors
Systems and processes that incorporate teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, by a system including a processor, physical states of multiple anatomical locations of a body. Each of the physical states includes one of a position, an orientation, and motion, such as velocity or acceleration, or combinations thereof.
04/10/14
20140101082
 Automated presence detection and presence-related control within an intelligent controller patent thumbnailAutomated presence detection and presence-related control within an intelligent controller
The current application is directed to intelligent controllers that use sensor output and electronically stored information, including one or more of electronically stored rules, parameters, and instructions, to determine whether or not one or more types of entities are present within an area, volume, or environment monitored by the intelligent controllers. The intelligent controllers select operational modes and modify control schedules with respect to the presence and absence of the one or more entities.
04/03/14
20140096078
 Diagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to skin conditions patent thumbnailDiagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to skin conditions
Diagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to a health and/or wellness concern of a specific subject are provided. The systems and methods employ a set of multiple choice questions and a graphical representation of graphical elements corresponding to the subject's responses, the graphical representation permitting a user of the diagnostic systems and methods to utilize the relative positioning of graphical elements on the graphical representation to draw inferences relative to the health and/or wellness concern of the subject..
04/03/14
20140095185
 Diagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to skin conditions patent thumbnailDiagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to skin conditions
Diagnostic systems and methods for visualizing and analyzing factors contributing to a health and/or wellness concern of a specific subject are provided. The systems and methods employ a set of multiple choice questions and a graphical representation of graphical elements corresponding to the subject's responses, the graphical representation permitting a user of the diagnostic systems and methods to utilize the relative positioning of graphical elements on the graphical representation to draw inferences relative to the health and/or wellness concern of the subject..
03/27/14
20140087749
 Three layer cascade adaptive neural fuzzy inference system (anfis) based intelligent controller scheme and device patent thumbnailThree layer cascade adaptive neural fuzzy inference system (anfis) based intelligent controller scheme and device
Intelligent technique is an effective method to perform the network resource management. A three layer cascade adaptive neural fuzzy inference system (anfis) based intelligent controller is proposed for the mobile wireless network to optimize the maximum average throughput, minimum transmit power and interference for multimedia call services.
03/27/14
20140087356
 Method and apparatus for providing a critical thinking exercise patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for providing a critical thinking exercise
Disclosed herein is a software application that provides a “critical thinking exercise” that presents a problem, solvable by a user exercising critical thinking skills. Each critical thinking exercise conforms to an archetype (e.g., a framework or a set of specifications) based on which each critical thinking exercise is created by an author, for a user.
03/20/14
20140082082
Mutual expressions of interest-based people matching system and method
A mutual expressions of interest people matching system and method recommends people to other people in accordance with inferences of mutual interests from usage behaviors. A person who receives a recommendation can express an interest to a recommended person, and the expression of interest can be an explicit indication of interest in establishing a computer-implemented relationship or the establishing of a directional distinct relationship between the recommended person and the recommendation receiver.
03/20/14
20140081892
Method and system for simplified knowledge engineering
A system and method is disclosed for knowledge engineering using a computerized graphical editor to manage and create knowledge-based systems containing a navigable graph of modal pages with conditional content and user interface knowledge. The invention enables the entire knowledge engineering workflow to be performed within a non-technical graphical environment and without requiring a computer programming or mathematical background.
03/20/14
20140079144
Pilot channel configuration for mimo network
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for configuring additional cpichs, e.g. Third cpich, fourth cpich, etc., to support mimo transmissions of rank three or higher.
03/13/14
20140070947
Cognitive security system and method
A cognitive system and method for predicting and detecting security breaches is provided which yields cognitive inputs to a security management interface accessible by a human operator. The system utilizes symbolic cognitive architectures and inference processing algebras allowing the system to respond to open, incomplete, and/or unknown problem domains, offering flexibility in the case of unexpected changes in the security environment.
03/06/14
20140068574
Type inference of generic type parameters in overloaded functions using type intervals and inference directions
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates the development and execution of a software program. During operation, the system obtains a type interval for a generic type parameter of an implementation of an overloaded function.
03/06/14
20140068553
Wireframe recognition and analysis engine
A method and system for dynamically producing source code for a software application from a set of wireframe images is presented herein. A wireframe recognition and analysis engine receives a set of wireframe images from an end user's device over a network.
03/06/14
20140067750
Cross-platform compiler for data transforms
Techniques for automatically partitioning a multi-platform data transform flow graph to one or more target output platforms are provided. The techniques include performing type inference on a transform graph, wherein the transform graph comprises one or more data transforms, automatically partitioning the transform graph to one or more target output platforms based on one or more policies, performing an optimization of the partitioned transform graph, and generating code, from the partitioned transform graph, for each set of the one or more data transforms based on the one or more target output platforms..
03/06/14
20140067743
Synaptic semiconductor device and operation method thereof
Disclosed is a semiconductor device used to embody a neuromorphic computation system and operation method thereof. By comprising a floating body as a short-term memory means electrically isolated from the surroundings and a long-term memory means formed at one side of the floating body not formed of a source, a drain and a gate, a low power synaptic semiconductor device is provided, which can be mimic not only the short-term memory in a nervous system of a living body by an impact ionization, but also the short- and long-term memory transition property and the causal inference property of a living body due to the time difference of signals of the pre- and post-synaptic neurons..
03/06/14
20140067412
Medical diagnosis support device, medical diagnosis support method, and information processing method
The present invention provides a diagnosis support system for presenting medical support information on a case. The system includes an inference unit, an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a display control unit.
03/06/14
20140064460
End-to-end logic tracing of complex call flows in a distributed call system
A logic history can be provided for every request or call instance through a distributed computing system that uniquely traces its entire path, end-to-end, in-band within the messaging for the system. The end result is a single true representation of what occurred with no post computational inference.
02/27/14
20140056180
Link inference in large networks
A network is partitioned into a set of independent partitions, and the topology of each partition is determined, then merged to form a topology of the entire network. Preferably, the partitioning is hierarchical, wherein the network is partitioned to form individual vlan partitions, and each of the vlan partitions is further partitioned based on the nodes that are simply connected to each port of one or more selected root switches within the vlan partition.
02/13/14
20140047546
Method and system for managing computer system vulnerabilities
A vulnerability risk management (vrm) module receives an indication of a vrm service to be provided from the end user. The vrm module extracts from the indication either external ip addresses or the web application url and a list of assets of the enterprise computer system to be tested.
02/13/14
20140046603
Estimating losses in a smart fluid-distribution system
A method and associated systems for estimating losses in a fluid-distribution system, in which the fluid-distribution system may represented as a binary tree from which is generated a set of linear or nonlinear equations that express fluid losses as functions of measurements of characteristics of fluid flowing through the fluid-distribution system. Operations performed upon these equations to minimize measurement errors yield solutions that, when bounded by conditions derived from known physical and historical characteristics of the fluid-distribution system, allow inference of accurate loss locations and rates in the fluid-distribution system, even when the losses have not been measured directly or when measurements related to these leak losses contain measurement errors..
02/13/14
20140044162
Adaptive inference mode information derivation in scalable video coding
Systems and methods for determining information about an enhancement layer of digital video based on information included in a base layer of digital video are described. In one innovative aspect, an apparatus for coding digital video is provided.
02/06/14
20140040999
Hybrid multi-tenancy cloud platform
Technologies are presented for a hybrid cloud-based service model combining separate database/separate schema, shared database/separate schema, and shared database/shared schema architectures suitable for serving multiple tenants while addressing varying security needs. Roles and security level needs of different tenants may be determined based on tenant declaration or inference from tenant attributes.
02/06/14
20140040805
Chart generation based on user control inferences
In some example embodiments, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, for each of a number of user interface controls, selections by a user of at least one of exactly one value, a subset of values, all values, and no values. The selections by the user define non-chart-related settings, the method includes inferring intent of the user of at least one attribute of a chart based on the selections by the user via the number of user interface controls.
02/06/14
20140040264
Method for estimation of information flow in biological networks
The present invention relates to a method for stratifying a patient into a clinically relevant group comprising the identification of the probability of an alteration within one or more sets of molecular data from a patient sample in comparison to a database of molecular data of known phenotypes, the inference of the activity of a biological network on the basis of the probabilities, the identification of a network information flow probability for the patient via the probability of interactions in the network, the creation of multiple instances of network information flow for the patient sample and the calculation of the distance of the patient from other subjects in a patient database using multiple instances of the network information flow. The invention further relates to a biomedical marker or group of biomedical markers associated with a high likelihood of responsiveness of a subject to a cancer therapy wherein the biomedical marker or group of biomedical markers comprises altered biological pathway markers, as well as to an assay for detecting, diagnosing, graduating, monitoring or prognosticating a medical condition, or for detecting, diagnosing, monitoring or prognosticating the responsiveness of a subject to a therapy against said medical condition, in particular ovarian cancer.
02/06/14
20140040175
Location determination using generalized fingerprinting
An rf fingerprinting methodology is generalized to include non-rf related factors. For each fingerprinted tile, there is an associated distance function between two fingerprints (the training fingerprint and the test fingerprint) from within that tile which may be a linear or non-linear combination of the deltas between multiple factors of the two fingerprints.
02/06/14
20140037134
Gesture recognition using depth images
Methods, apparatuses, and articles associated with gesture recognition using depth images are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, an apparatus may include a face detection engine configured to determine whether a face is present in one or more gray images of respective image frames generated by a depth camera, and a hand tracking engine configured to track a hand in one or more depth images generated by the depth camera.
01/30/14
20140030687
Including usage data to improve computer-based testing of aptitude
Administration of an aptitude test is limited to one or more explicitly authorized computers associated with the user and usage of each computer is monitored during administration of the test and evaluated to make inferences regarding the user's aptitude beyond the direct results of the test. If the computer used by an authenticated is not properly authorized for the user, much tighter authentication is required to add the computer as an authorized computer.
01/16/14
20140019542
Social networking system and behavioral web
A mobile client that interfaces with one or more sets of entities listed including a social network. Machine learning technologies at a server analyze the content using statistical inference and data analytic techniques to splice in relevant advertising units in signal streams throughout the hierarchical stack.
01/16/14
20140019468
System and method of applying state of being to health care delivery
A system for assisting a subject to select a proper form of treatment. The system comprises: a monitoring section that remotely monitors a health status of the subject; an inference section that infers medical information about the subject based on information subject posted on social networks; a subject database that stores subject's information; and a symptom engine that stores symptoms of medical situations.
01/16/14
20140016830
Small vein image recognition and authorization using constrained geometrical matching and weighted voting under generic tree model
An automated registration and authentication system combines a generative and discriminative approach to improve the matching of a query object to a database of registered objects. The discriminative approach uses a voting mechanism to identify a most likely match, and the generative approach uses asift transforms to determine a best geometric match.
01/02/14
20140006861
Problem inference from support tickets
The described implementations relate to processing of electronic data. One implementation is manifested as a system that can include an inference engine and at least one processing device configured to execute the inference engine.
01/02/14
20140003274
Method and apparatus for interference alignment in a wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for interference alignment in a wireless communication system. A method in which a terminal aligns interferences in a wireless communication system, which includes a first base station governing a first cell and a second base station governing a second cell, comprises: a step in which the terminal measures a serving channel from the first base station which is a serving base station and an interference channel from the second base station; a step of transmitting null space information orthogonal to the interference channel to the first base station; a step of measuring channels from the first base station and the second base station to which an inference alignment plane generated based on the null space information is applied, and generating a receiving filter; and a step of transmitting, to the first base station, the interference alignment plane, the receiving filter, and effective channel measurement value based on the channel from the first base station..
01/02/14
20140002496
Constraint based information inference
A system for identifying an ar tag and determining a location for a virtual object within an augmented reality environment corresponding with the ar tag is described. In some environments, the location of a virtual object corresponding with a particular ar tag may be determined by identifying a predefined object, determining an orientation and a scale of the predefined object relative to a head-mounted display device (hmd) based on a model of the predefined object, and inferring the location of the virtual object based on the orientation and the scale of the predefined object.
01/02/14
20140002466
Method and device for efficient parallel message computation for map inference
For each j of vector m, do m(j)=i(s(j))+d(j,s(j)).. .
12/26/13
20130346844
Checking and/or completion for data grids
Checking and/or completing for data grids is described such as for grids having rows and columns of cells at least some of which contain data values such as numbers or categories. In various embodiments predictive probability distributions are obtained from an inference engine for one or more of the cells and the predictive probability distributions are used for various tasks such as to suggest values to complete blank cells, highlight cells having outlying values, identify potential errors, suggest corrections to potential errors, identify similarities between cells, identify differences between cells, cluster rows of the data grid, and other tasks.
12/26/13
20130346357
System and method for protecting user privacy using social inference protection techniques
A system and method for protecting user privacy using social inference protection techniques is provided. The system executes a plurality of software modules which model of background knowledge associated with one or more users of the mobile computing devices; estimate information entropy of a user attribute which could include identity, location, profile information, etc.; utilize the information entropy models to predict the social inference risk; and minimize privacy risks by taking a protective action after detecting a high risk..
12/26/13
20130346354
Forward inferencing of facts in parallel
A method and system for inferring facts in parallel in a multiprocessor computing environment is provided. An inference system infers facts by applying rules to a collection of existing facts.
12/26/13
20130343455
Image decoding device, image encoding device, and data structure of encoded data
A video image decoding device (1) is equipped with a tt information decoder (14) that, in the case where encoded data includes merge/skip information that merges or skips presence information indicating whether or not frequency-domain transform coefficients are included in the quantized transform coefficients, does not decode the presence information, and a tt information inference unit (33) that, in the case where the encoded data includes merge/skip information that merges or skips the presence information, infers the presence information. The tt information decoder (14) uses presence information inferred by the tt information inference unit (33) to decode the encoded and quantized transform coefficients..
12/26/13
20130342565
Indoor structure inference using points of interest
In one implementation, a method may comprise: obtaining a digital map of an indoor region that identifies boundaries between subsections within the indoor region; and approximating locations of walls separating rooms within at least one of the subsections based, at least in part, on locations of feature labels provided in the digital map.. .
12/19/13
20130339543
Avoiding unwanted tcp retransmissions using optimistic window adjustments
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for communicating data via the transmission control protocol (tcp) are provided. The apparatus receives from a sender a plurality of data segments according to a sequential order, infers at least one missing data segment in the sequential order, and acknowledges to the sender receipt of a highest byte sequence number of a received data segment plus one based on the inference of the at least one missing data segment.
12/19/13
20130339450
Location-based people matching system and method
A location-based matching system and method matches users of a computer-implemented system in accordance with inferences of mutual interest between the users, whereby the inferences of mutual interest are based on mutual computer-implemented relationships and user location information. Inferences of mutual interest may also be in accordance with a physical object.
12/12/13
20130328925
Object focus in a mixed reality environment
A system and method are disclosed for interpreting user focus on virtual objects in a mixed reality environment. Using inference, express gestures and heuristic rules, the present system determines which of the virtual objects the user is likely focused on and interacting with.
12/05/13
20130325858
Personalized professional content recommendation
A personalized content recommendation system includes a client interface configured to automatically monitor a user's information data stream transmitted on the internet. A hybrid contextual behavioral and collaborative personal interest inference engine resident to a non-transient media generates automatic predictions about the interests of individual users of the system.
12/05/13
20130325781
Tensor trace norm and inference systems and recommender systems using same
A convex regularized loss function is minimized respective to a prediction tensor of order k to generate an optimized prediction tensor of order k where k>2. The convex regularized loss function comprises a linear combination of (i) a loss function comparing the prediction tensor and an observation tensor of order k representing a set of observations and (ii) a regularization parameter including a k-th order matrix norm decomposition of the tensor trace norm of the prediction tensor.
12/05/13
20130325399
Calendar integration methods and systems for presentation of events having combined activity and location information
A method includes receiving geo-location data collected over time period. The geo-location data is associated with a monitoring device.
11/28/13
20130318584
Learning information on usage by a user, of one or more device(s), for cumulative inference of user's situation
After authentication, one or more messages are generated by one or more devices that are operatively coupled via a communications network to a computer. Based on receipt of user input in a module in a device, a message transmitted by each device (in reliance on the authentication) includes information that is normally internal to the device and indicative of interaction of a user with the device.
11/28/13
20130318016
Method of predicting gas composition
The method of predicting gas composition in a multistage separator includes solutions to the regression problem of gas composition prediction that are developed using an ensemble of hybrid computational intelligence (ci) models. Three separate homogeneous and one heterogeneous ensemble of hybrid computational intelligence (ehci) models are developed using a parallel scheme.
11/28/13
20130315403
Spatial adaptation in multi-microphone sound capture
A spatial adaptation system for multiple-microphone sound capture systems and methods thereof are described. A spatial adaptation system includes an inference and weight module configured to receive a inputs.
11/28/13
20130315265
System and method for direct passive monitoring of packet delay variation and time error in network packet communications
Systems and methods are disclosed for direct passive monitoring of packet delay variation and time error in network packet communications. Packets traversing between slave and master clocks are monitored to provide direct results of the actual conditions without the need to rely upon inference determinations.
11/28/13
20130315194
Device and method for adjusting coexistence inference in a device in a wireless communication system
A device and method for adjusting coexistence inference in a device in a wireless communication system includes: detecting interference caused by transmission in a first frequency band of a first network system with respect to reception in a second frequency band of a second network system; transmitting support information that supports the adjustment of the detected interference to a base station when a prohibit timer that prevents delivery of interference information for a predetermined period is expired; and receiving from the base station reply information on accepting or rejecting the adjustment of the detected interference in response to the support information. The procedures for processing coexistence interference in a device become simplified, are easily implemented, and maintain backward compatibility to other typical procedures.
11/21/13
20130311508
Method, apparatus, and system for facilitating cross-application searching and retrieval of content using a contextual user model
A method, apparatus, and system for facilitating cross-application searching and retrieval of computer-stored content using a contextual user model includes using passive and/or active interaction data to formulate a user-specific search query. In some embodiments, inferences relating to the user's current interaction context may be used to automatically retrieve relevant information for the user..
11/21/13
20130311501
Relationship-based people matching system and method
A relationship-based people matching system and method matches people in accordance with inferences of preferences from usage behaviors that include the explicit establishing of relationships, including directionally distinct relationships, by users. The usage behaviors may further comprise behaviors such as establishing subscriptions and the tagging of computer-implemented objects.
11/21/13
20130311129
Combining redundant inertial sensors to create a virtual sensor output
Included are embodiments for determining an inertial quantity. One embodiment of a method includes combining readings from a plurality of inertial sensors to produce an estimate of the value of an inertial quantity in a manner that is fault-tolerant, more accurate than traditional sensor arrangements, and able to handle non-linear and non-gaussian systems.
11/07/13
20130297547
Aggregate context inferences using multiple context streams
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for inferring context are provided. In one potential implementation, first context information associated with a first duration is identified, second context information is accessed to determine a context segmentation boundary; and the first context information and the second context information is then aggregated to generate an inferred segmented aggregated context.
10/31/13
20130290998
Apparatus and method for inferring seamless service plan of video contents
Disclosed are an apparatus and method for inferring a service plan for seamlessly providing an iptv service. The present invention proposes a context inference algorithm for performing multiple-criteria decision-making using analytic hierarchy process (ahp) for context element evaluation through a context inference apparatus for providing a seamless iptv service using a context awareness technology for recognizing device change and environmental change in a ubiquitous home networking environment including various types of information terminals..
10/31/13
20130290987
Type inference and type-directed late binding
Systems and methods that enhance and balance a late binding and an early binding in a programming language, via supplying an option component to opt-in (or opt-out) late binding, and wherein a late binding is triggered based on a static type for the variable (e.g., object or a type/string.) additionally, the variable is enabled to have different static types at different regions (e.g., a program fragment) of the programming language.. .
10/31/13
20130290784
Management apparatus and management method
A management apparatus and a management method that enable parsing processing to be executed efficiently by means of a working memory of a fixed size are proposed. One or more predefined rules are divided into one or more rule segments that comprise a condition and a conclusion that each form part of the rule, and the rule segments obtained through the division are stored in the secondary storage, and when an event notification from the information processing device is received, one or more related rule segments are selected and, by linking the selected one or more rule segments in the memory as required, a rule parsing network is constructed that indicates relationships between rules in the memory, an inference is derived on the basis of the constructed rule parsing network, and rule segments that are not readily used in inference derivation are deleted from the memory..
10/31/13
20130290231
Patient condition detection and mortality
When prediction onset of a medical condition for a patient, multiple sources of knowledge (112) are aggregated and modeled into a format that is usable by multiple algorithms including an inference algorithm (134), a bayesian network (136), and a state machine (138). The outputs (116) of the multiple algorithms are then combined to more accurately predict condition onset.


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