|| List of recent Matrix-related patents
|Methods and apparatus for creating and implementing security policies for resources on a network|
Methods and apparatus for creating an access permission relationship for resources may include receiving and presenting a matrix comprising roles for users of a system and resources on the system. The methods and apparatus may also include presenting access permissions at an intersection of a role and a resource on the matrix and receiving an assignment of one or more access permissions for the role and the resources.
|Maintaining dependencies among supernodes during repeated matrix factorizations|
Advantageously, embodiments of the invention provide techniques for determining dependency relationships between matrix supernodes by storing a list of dependencies for each supernode in a data structure and augmenting this list as needed when a column is moved from one supernode to another while factorizing a series ai of symmetric matrices. As iterating over all supernodes to determine which supernodes a given supernode depends on at the beginning of each factorization adds significant overhead to the computation, embodiments described above maintains a supernode dependency data structure used for each successive factorization, greatly reducing the overhead of the dependency determination..
|Unified semantic ranking of compositions of ontological subjects|
The present invention discloses methods, systems, and tools for unified semantic ranking of compositions of ontological subjects. The method breaks a composition into a plurality of partitions as well as its constituent ontological subjects of different orders and builds a participation matrix indicating the participation of ontological subjects of the composition in other ontological subjects, i.e.
|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.
|Assessing scenario-based risks|
Techniques for managing risks of a business enterprise include identifying a threat to a business enterprise; identifying, based on the threat, a plurality of business enterprise assets and associated impacts; determining a plurality of threat scenarios, each threat scenario including a qualitative probability and a qualitative impact; assigning a quantitative probability and a quantitative impact to each of the plurality of scenarios based on an evaluation of the qualitative probability and the qualitative impact in a risk matrix; determining, with a simulation model, a quantitative risk of the identified threat based on the assigned quantitative probability and quantitative impact; and preparing an output including the determined quantitative risk of the identified threat for display.. .
|Multivariate genetic evaluation of maize for grain yield and moisture content|
A method for genetic evaluation of an inbred plant includes construction of a phenotypic trait database incorporating at least two numerically representable phenotypic traits in a first plant population. Methods for selecting an inbred plant or hybrid plant based on genetic values can be obtained using a multivariate mixed model analysis of such a relationship matrix comprising at least two numerically representable phenotypic traits..
|System and method for facies classification|
A method of automatically interpreting well log data indicative of physical attributes of a portion of a subterranean formation which include some portion of samples with known facies classification to be used as training data, dividing the training data into two subsets, a calibration set and a cross-validation set, using an automated supervised learning facies identification method to determine a preliminary identification of facies in the subterranean formation based on the calibration set, calculating a confusion matrix for the supervised learning facies identification method by comparing predicted and observed facies for the cross-validation set, calculating a facies transition matrix characterizing changes between contiguous facies, and using the preliminary identification, the facies transition matrix, and the confusion matrix, iteratively calculating updated facies identifications.. .
A solution for estimating the pose of a platform, such as a vehicle, is provided. Data from a plurality of types of sensing devices located on the platform can be used to independently calculate a plurality of preliminary estimates corresponding to the pose.
|Pre-assembled bioprosthetic valve and sealed conduit|
A valved conduit including a bioprosthetic valve, such as a heart valve, and a tubular conduit sealed with a bioresorbable material. The bioprosthetic heart valve includes prosthetic tissue that has been treated such that the tissue may be stored dry for extended periods without degradation of functionality of the valve.
|Multi-electrode implantable systems and assemblies therefor|
Hermetically sealed assemblies, for example, that include ic chips, are configured for incorporation within a connector terminal of an implantable medical electrical lead, preferably within a contact member of the terminal. An assembly may include two feedthrough subassemblies, welded to either end of the contact member, to form an hermetic capsule, in which an ic chip is enclosed, and a tubular member, which allows a lumen to extend therethrough, along a length of the terminal.
|Transdermal delivery system containing galantamine or salts thereof|
The present invention provides a transdermal delivery system, which comprises a drug-containing matrix layer comprising: galantamine or its pharmaceutically acceptable salt as an active ingredient; and a styrene-butadiene-styrene copolymer or a styrene-isoprene-styrene copolymer as an adhesive.. .
|Non-invasive imaging for determination of global tissue characteristics|
Evaluating tissue characteristics including identification of injured tissue or alteration of the ratios of native tissue components such as shifting the amounts of normal myocytes and fibrotic tissue in the heart, identifying increases in the amount of extracellular components or fluid (like edema or extracellular matrix proteins), or detecting infiltration of tumor cells or mediators of inflammation into the tissue of interest in a patient, such as a human being, is provided by obtaining a first image of tissue including a region of interest from a first acquisition, and obtaining a second image of the tissue including the region of interest during a second, subsequent acquisition. The subsequent acquisition may be obtained after a period of time to determine if injury has occurred during that period of time.
The present invention relates to a recognition molecule against syndecan-4, wherein said recognition molecule binds an epitope contained in an amino acid sequence corresponding to the amino acid sequence between amino acids 93 and 121 of the amino acid sequence shown in seq id no: 1 (fig. 1) for use in the treatment and/or prevention of a pathological medical condition associated with turnover of the extracellular matrix and/or cartilage remodelling in which syndecan-4 is involved.
|Implantable medical devices fabricated from polyurethanes with biodegradable hard and soft blocks and blends thereof|
Medical devices, such as stents, fabricated at least in part from a polymer composite including a biodegradable elastomeric phase dispersed within a biodegradable polymeric matrix are disclosed. The composite is composed of a polyurethane block copolymer including soft polymer blocks and a hard polymer blocks..
|Spinal cord injury, inflammation, and immune-disease: local controlled release of therapeutic agents|
A drug delivery system is provided for treatment of oxidative stress. The drug delivery system can include a therapeutic agent and a matrix.
|Spinal cord injury, inflammation and immune-disease: local controlled release of therapeutic agents|
A drug delivery system is provided for treatment of oxidative stress. The drug delivery system can include a therapeutic agent and a matrix.
|Coagulating collagen and means for preparing same|
The invention relates to the preparation and provision of a gelling collagen composition that instantaneously forms a collagen matrix, and means for the preparation and use thereof, in particular as part of a therapeutic treatment.. .
|Solid-state catalysis of superconducting cuprates|
Catalytically active (001) ceria substrates or buffers are used to modify the structure of the epitaxial high temperature superconductor yba2cu3o7. The catalytically active substrate has a small lateral grain size, typically less than 50 nm, to provide a high density of nucleation sites, at some of which nucleate a previously unknown metastable phase.
|System, method, and graphical user interface for entering text with a physical or virtual game controller|
A system, method, and graphical user interface for entering text using a game controller. The game controller can be physical or virtual.
|Method for reporting channel state information in a multi-cell cooperative wireless communication system, and apparatus therefor|
The present invention relates to a method for a terminal to transmit channel state information in a multi-cell cooperative wireless communication system. Particularly, the method comprises the steps of: determining a precoding matrix index (pmi) for a serving cell from among a plurality of pmis; structuring pmi information for a cooperative cell based on the pmi for the serving cell; and transmitting the pmi for the serving cell and the pmi information for the cooperative cell to the serving cell, wherein a plurality of the pmis are divided into a plurality of pmi subsets, pmis included by the respective pmi subsets are vertically placed, and the pmi information for the cooperative cell comprises a first indicator indicating at least one of a plurality of the pmi subsets to a pmi subset for the cooperative cell, and a second indicator indicating at least one of the pmis in the indicated pmi subset to the pmi for the cooperative cell..
|Method for monitoring refinery reforming units utilizing detailed hydrocarbon composition analysis|
A method of monitoring a reformer unit is disclosed. The method includes analyzing at least one of the feedstock and the product stream.
|Biopolymer sensor and method of manufacturing the same|
A method of manufacturing a biopolymer sensor including providing a biopolymer, processing the biopolymer to yield a biopolymer matrix solution, adding a biological material in the biopolymer matrix, providing a substrate, casting the matrix solution on the substrate, and drying the biopolymer matrix solution to form a solidified biopolymer sensor on the substrate. A biopolymer sensor is also provided that includes a solidified biopolymer film with an embedded biological material..
|Method to identify liver toxicity using metabolite profiles|
The present disclosure relates to a methodology that identifies the underlying mechanisms that lead to hepatotoxicity. This is done by using the alterations in cellular metabolite profiles obtained before and after therapy/drug treatment in combination with a model of liver metabolism.
|Systems and methods for assessment of fluid intelligence|
A computing device determines a matrix reasoning assessment (mra) to assess fluid intelligence of a user operating a client computer/device. The mra includes a matrix having designs in design spaces, where the designs form one or more patterns.
|Silicified electrolyte material for fuel cell, method for its preparation and fuel cell using same|
This material suitable for constituting an electrolyte for a fuel cell has a hydrophobic matrix comprising carbon, fluorine, oxygen and hydrogen, and silicon.. .
|Rechargeable energy storage unit|
A rechargeable energy storage unit is proposed. The rechargeable energy storage unit has a first and a second electrode.
|Isotropic conductive adhesive|
An isotropic conductive adhesive having silver coated polymer beads within an adhesive matrix and a method of forming an isotropic conductive adhesive are disclosed. The mean average diameter of the polymer cores of the beads is less than 30 μm, and the silver coating comprises interlinked silver deposits grown from dispersed nucleation sites scattered across the surface of the beads..
|Flaked borosilicate glass coatings|
A surface coated with a coating composition to form a coated surface is described. The coating composition includes a coating matrix and a quantity of flaked borosilicate glass.
|Fiber reinforced composite material|
A fiber reinforced composite material includes reinforced fibers that are long fibers and a matrix, wherein the reinforced fibers are crimped.. .
|Plastic assembly, methods of making and using the same, and articles comprising the same|
In an embodiment, a vehicle component comprises a thermoplastic element having a thermoplastic element first surface and a thermoplastic element second surface; a structural element defining an opening, wherein the structural element has a structural element first surface and a structural element second surface, wherein the thermoplastic element is in the opening; and an elastic anisotropic bonding element between the thermoplastic element second surface and the structural element first surface. In an embodiment, a method of forming a plastic assembly comprises forming an anisotropic bonding element comprising a layer comprising a bonding element matrix without elongated members, a layer comprising a bonding element matrix comprising elongated members, and a layer comprising a bonding element matrix without elongated members; attaching the anisotropic bonding element to a structural element and a thermoplastic element, wherein the anisotropic bonding element is between a thermoplastic element second surface and a structural element first surface..
|Hybred polymer cvi composites|
A method of forming a highly densified chemical matrix composite cmc from a preform of a matrix of a non-oxide ceramic and continuous ceramic fibers. An interface coating is added, followed by partially densifying the preform with a resin to increase the density of the preform using a polymer infiltration pyrolysis pip) process one or more times.
|Image projection method and apparatus for supporting manual maldi sample preparation|
An improved deposition aid for manual sample preparation, particularly on flat maldi sample supports, comprises a holder for a sample support with several sample sites, which is adapted to standardized sample supports for ionization with matrix-assisted laser desorption and a device which projects a two-dimensional optical image, or a suitable sequence of images, onto the sample sites. The image, or sequence of images, is constructed such that a selected sample site or group of selected sample sites is highlighted in a way which can be perceived by the human eye, at least with respect to neighboring, not-selected sample sites.
|Electrospray coating of objects|
Electrospray methods and systems for coating of objects (e.g., medical devices such as a stent structure) with selected types of coatings (e.g., open matrix coating and closed film coating).. .
|Method for extracting molelcules of interest from all or part of a plant matrix|
The invention relates to a method for extracting molecules of interest from a plant matrix, the method including the following steps: electrically processing the plant matrix by means of pulsed power; diffusing the molecules of interest from the processed plant matrix in a hydroalcoholic solvent and/or a solvent including ethyl acetate; and recovering the molecules of interest that were diffused.. .
This invention relates to compositions comprising collagen binding peptides coupled to nanoparticles. The invention also relates to a method of imaging a collagenous matrix using a composition comprising collagen binding peptides coupled to nanoparticles..
|Matrix router and method of switching|
A matrix router and method of switching comprising a combined input stage and output stage (i/o stage) having m matrix switch(es), each matrix switch having n inputs and n outputs, each input of said n inputs switchable within said matrix switch to any output of said n outputs, k core outputs and k core inputs, each input of said n inputs switchable to any core output of said k core outputs and each core input of said k core inputs switchable to any output of said n outputs; and a core stage having a matrix switch at least with m times k core stage inputs and at least m times k core stage outputs, each core stage input connected to one core output of said i/o stage, and each core stage output connected to one core input of said i/o stage, where m, n and k are integers and m≧1, n≧2, k≧n.. .
|Angular alignment of optical fibers for fiber optic ribbon cables, and related methods|
Angular alignment of optical fibers for fiber optic ribbon cables and related methods are disclosed. Employing optical fibers disposed in a ribbon matrix can increase bandwidth between two interconnection points.
|Waveguide type optical switch|
A waveguide type optical switch that can reduce the number of intersections in a matrix optical switch having the configuration of connecting unit optical switches and optical combining devices or optical branching devices to have a connecting function from “multiple inputs to one output” to “one input to multiple outputs”. To reduce the number of intersections in an entire matrix optical switch, an optical combining device of m inputs and one output is divided into (m−1) pieces of unit optical combining elements each having two inputs and one output, which are arranged immediately after (n−1) pieces of respective output ports excluding one piece of the output port closer to the input in the matrix optical switch out of n pieces of the output ports in the optical switch of one input and n outputs..
|Image interpolation method based on matrix and image processing system|
The present invention relates to an image interpolation method based on matrix and an image processing system. The image processing system first determines a gradient direction of an image region formed by a pixel dot array containing an interpolation point, and then based on the gradient direction and a position of the interpolation point, determines a triangle for interpolation in the image region formed with the pixel dot array, and finally, based on pixel values of pixel dots corresponding to three vertexes of the determined triangle and a distance from the interpolation point to a vertex of the triangle, calculates a pixel value of the interpolation point.
|High-accuracy centered fractional fourier transform matrix for optical imaging and other applications|
Methods for numerically generating a centered discrete fractional fourier transform matrix on a computer, the centered discrete fractional fourier transform matrix of size n by n where n is an odd integer. Centering is obtained by simple barrel roll operations on eigenvectors.
|Method of processing a viewport within large format imagery|
A method of processing a viewport within an image arranged as a matrix of tiles from a container file is provided. The method includes reading data of the viewport starting from a point of origin of the viewport, the viewport having a pixel width and a pixel height, the viewport being a portion of an image stored in a record within the file container; reading record metadata of the record; computing column numbers or row numbers, or both, of the tiles containing the viewport; and launching parallel or asynchronous read requests for each row or each column of the viewport..
|Method and an apparatus for image-based navigation|
A method and apparatus for determining position and orientation enabling navigation of an object using image data from at least a first and a second 2d image from at least one camera mounted on said object. The method comprises the steps of: correcting images from one or several cameras and from at least a first and a second 2d image for their respective radial distortion and other measurable effects which result in poor image precision; matching 2d image items in and between at least a first and second 2d image; calculating a fundamental matrix by using correlated image points from at least a first and a second 2d image; calculating and extracting estimated first rotation and translation values from the fundamental matrix using single value decomposition (svd) based on information from at least a first and a second 2d image; iterating more accurate final rotation and translation values by using the levenberg-marquard algorithm and determining the position and orientation of said object..
Nuclear fuel assemblies include fuel elements that are sintered or cast into billets and co-extruded into a spiral, multi-lobed shape. The fuel kernel may be a metal alloy of metal fuel material and a metal-non-fuel material, or ceramic fuel in a metal non-fuel matrix.
|Extension of methods to utilize fully ceramic micro-encapsulated fuel in light water reactors|
A 12×12 fully ceramic micro-encapsulated fuel assembly for a light water nuclear reactor includes a set of fcm fuel rods bundled in a square matrix arrangement. The fully ceramic micro-encapsulated fuel is comprised of tristructural-isotropic particles.
|Methods, apparatuses, and systems for radio frequency management between devices|
A peripheral electronic device (106) can be equipped with a coupler, which in one embodiment is a mechanical coupler (136). A radio-frequency interface (108) allows a radio-frequency transceiver (110) of one electronic device to take advantage of one or more antennas (1101,1102,1103,1104) disposed within the peripheral electronic device (106).
|Precoding method, precoding device|
Disclosed is a precoding method for generating, from a plurality of baseband signals, a plurality of precoded signals that are transmitted in the same frequency bandwidth at the same time. According to the precoding method, one matrix is selected from among matrices defining a precoding process that is performed on the plurality of baseband signals by hopping between the matrices.
|Method and apparatus for quantization level clipping|
A method and apparatus for clipping a transform coefficient are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention avoid overflow of the quantized transform coefficient by clipping the quantization level adaptively after quantization.
|Image processing device and image processing method|
Provided is an image processing device including an acquiring section configured to acquire quantization matrix parameters from an encoded stream in which the quantization matrix parameters defining a quantization matrix are set within a parameter set which is different from a sequence parameter set and a picture parameter set, a setting section configured to set, based on the quantization matrix parameters acquired by the acquiring section, a quantization matrix which is used when inversely quantizing data decoded from the encoded stream, and an inverse quantization section configured to inversely quantize the data decoded from the encoded stream using the quantization matrix set by the setting section.. .
|Wireless communications system, wireless communications apparatus, wireless communications method and computer program for wireless communication|
In performing svd-mimo transmission, a set-up procedure is simplified while assuring a satisfactory decoding capability with a reduced number of antennas. A transmitter estimates channel information based on reference signals sent from a receiver, determines a transmit antenna weighting coefficient matrix based on the channel information, calculates a weight to be assigned to each of components of a multiplexed signal, and sends, to the receiver, training signals for respective signal components, the training signals being weighted by the calculated weights.
|Transmission method and apparatus in a wireless communication system|
A transmission method and apparatus are provided for use in a wireless communication system in which a cell includes a plurality of sub-cells. A transmission point (tp) in the wireless communication system includes a transmitter configured to transmit a signal to each of the plurality of sub-cells through a plurality of antennas; a receiver configured to receive uplink control information from a user equipment (ue) located within at least one of the plurality of sub-cells; and a controller configured to determine a virtual matrix for each of the plurality of sub-cells, to select a precoding matrix according to the virtual matrices of the plurality of sub-cells, to determine a cooperative transmission mode or a normal transmission mode, based on the received uplink control information, and to control the transmitter to perform downlink transmission on a sub-cell basis through the virtual matrices of the sub-cells according to the determined transmission mode..
|Method and apparatus for efficient feedback in wireless communication system supporting multiple antennas|
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method and apparatus for efficient feedback in a wireless communication system that supports multiple antennas. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for transmitting channel status information, csi, for a downlink transmission through uplink comprises: generating a rank indicator (ri), a first precoding matrix indicator (pmi), a second pmi anc channel quality indicator (cqi) as the csi for the downlink transmission; and transmitting at least one of the ri, the first pmi, the second pmi and the cqi according to a predetermined order, wherein, when the ri or the first pmi is dropped, the csi following the dropped csi is generated based on a ri or a first pmi transmitted previously, wherein a precoding matrix used for the downlink transmission is determined based on a combination of the first pmi and the second pmi..
|Feedback method and apparatus for cooperative transmission of multiple cells|
A method and an apparatus for an interference measurement method of a terminal in a mobile communication system is provided. The method includes measuring a signal component based on at least one channel status information-reference signal (csi-rs) allocated by a base station, measuring an interference component based on at least one interference measurement resource (imr) allocated by a base station, receiving a feedback combination configuration of the signal component and the interference component, generating feedback information including at least one of at least one channel quality indicator (cqi), at least one rank indicator (ri), and at least one precoding matrix indicator (pmi), and transmitting the feedback information to the base station..