|| List of recent Quantitative-related patents
| 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.. .
| Method for determining the activity of a proteolytic coagulation factor in a sample|
A method for determining the activity of a proteolytic coagulation factor in a sample may include (a) providing and incubating a reaction mixture comprising (i) the sample, (ii) an agent for direct or indirect activation of the proteolytic coagulation factor in the sample, (iii) a cleavable substrate which has at least one cleavage site for the activated coagulation factor, (iv) a solid phase to which the cleavable substrate is bound or becomes bound during the incubation; (b) separating off the solid phase; and (c) determining the amount of solid-phase-bound, uncleaved substrate, wherein the determined amount of solid-phase-bound, uncleaved substrate indicates a quantitative measure of the activity of the proteolytic coagulation factor in the sample.. .
| Genotoxicity as a biomarker for inflammation|
The invention provides a method for detection of inflammatory disease in a subject that comprises assaying a test sample of peripheral blood from the subject for a marker of dna damage. An elevated amount of marker present in the test sample compared to control sample is indicative of inflammatory disease activity, including sub-clinical inflammation.
| Detection of amplification products|
Compositions and methods are provided for quantitative detection of amplification products, the methods being suitable for multiplexing. A first oligonucleotide that includes a primer sequence for priming an amplification reaction and also is labeled with a fluorescent label or quencher is mixed with a second oligonucleotide which has a sequence suitable for hybridizing to a portion of the first oligonucleotide and has a fluorescent label if the first oligonucleotide has a quencher or a quencher if the first oligonucleotide has a fluorescent label; and a third nucleotide which includes some or all the primer sequence contained in the first oligonucleotide but is not labeled, the first and third oligonucleotide being combined in a molar ratio of 2.8 to 8.2..
| Color map design method for assessment of the deviation from established normal population statistics and its application to quantitative medical images|
Systems and methods for providing color maps for use in medical imaging are described for assessment of the deviation from established normal population statistics and application to quantitative medical imaging. Statistical descriptors are used to determine the color lookup table to be applied to the medical image in order to create a meaningful color map, in particular dedicated to assess the extent of deviation from the normal range..
| Printer consistency measurement, evaluation and correction|
Systems, apparatus and methods are provided for objective, quantitative assessment of printer image quality. Quantitative scores are determined for objective analysis and evaluation of the age quality produced by the target printer and determining corrective actions to be performed on the printer..
| Method and device for determining a change over time in a biomarker in a region to be examined|
A method for determining a change over time in a biomarker in a region to be examined of a patient is provided. The change is determined from magnetic resonance data using a magnetic resonance measuring system with sequences and protocols for measuring the biomarkers by functional resting state connectivity by rsfmri, perfusion values, magnetic resonance spectra of voxels, or morphometry of organs.
| Water bottle with flow meter|
According to the present invention, a fluid and/or aqueous additive delivery system is provided. According to the present invention, a modular fluid container is described for consumption of liquids.
|Gestural control for quantitative inputs|
A method for value specification in a responsive interface control, the method including: displaying an interface control in a user interface on a touch display device, wherein the interface control is an interactive interface element configured to set an interface value selected from an ordered continuum of values; detecting a shape of a touch gesture input on the interface control on the touch display device; and changing the interface value in response to detecting a change in the shape of the gesture input.. .
|Spirometer system and methods of data analysis|
The present disclosure relates to an electronic spirometer that empowers users to quantitatively track and proactively manage respiratory diseases via simple integration with mobile devices, tablets, and computers. In one aspect, patients will be able to connect with their doctors to determine medication dosage and efficacy, avoid environmental triggers, and prevent attacks and exacerbations..
|Ultrasound scanning system|
A three dimensional ultrasound scanning system includes devices to capture an acquisition state for a scan including quantitative data about the conditions under which the scan was obtained. The conditions may include pose and contact force of an ultrasound probe in relation to a target.
|Quantitation and profiling of vaginal microflora|
Disclosed are methods of quantifying microflora in vaginal samples. Quantitative assessment of vaginal microflora by real-time pcr to create a profiling of lactobacillus species, gardnerella vaginalis, atopobium vaginae, megasphaera type 1 and type 2 and bvab2 permits evaluation of bacterial vaginosis.
A new markers for insulin production decline in type 1 diabetes has been found in the ratio the cd4 naïve (cd45ro-cd62l+) to central memory (cd45ro+cd62l+) and in the level of cd4 central memory t-cell subpopulations. A method of diagnosing autoimmunity and its progressiveness, more specifically diabetes, pre-diabetes, a susceptibility to diabetes mellitus, or the level of effectiveness of therapy/intervention modality for one or more of such conditions in a subject can be conducted by determining level of cd4 naïve (cd45ro-cd62l+) t-cells by immunofluorescence analysis of a sample extracted from a subject; determining level of cd4 central memory (cd45ro+cd62l+) t-cells by immunofluorescence analysis of a sample extracted from a subject, and quantitatively relating the levels of the cd4 naïve and central memory t-cells, wherein a low ratio of cd4 naïve t-cells to cd4 central memory t-cells and/or high cd4 central memory t-cell indicates autoimmunity, a susceptibility to autoimmunity, diabetes, pre-diabetes, a susceptibility to diabetes mellitus or ineffectiveness of a treatment for one or more of such conditions..
|Method of differentiating oncogenic changes of the thyroid, a kit to embody the method and the use of metallothionein (mt) for differentiating oncogenic changes of the thyroid|
A method of differentiating oncogenic changes of the thyroid encompassing follicular adenoma and follicular cancer, characterised in that in a sample of oncogenic tissue from a patient the expression of the metallothionein (mt) potein is evaluated using immunochistochemical methods using monoclonal anti-mt antibodies, the degree of intensity of the expression of metallothionein is evaluated under a light microscope using the semiquantitative irs method according to remmele, wherein if the degree of intensity of the expression of metallothionein is equal to or greater than 8 on the semiquantitative irs scale then the presence of follicular cancer is indicated.. .
|Retroelements and mental disorders and methods of measuring l1 retrotransposition|
A method of treating increased non-ltr retrotransposition in a cell. The method includes exposing a neural cell to a retrotransposition inhibitor in an amount sufficient to decrease the non-ltr retrotransposition in the neural cell or a progeny of the neural cell.
|Methods and apparatus for estimating clinical measures|
In a magnetic resonance imaging display system, the brain parenchymal fraction, a clinical measure for brain atrophy, is found by selection of white matter, grey matter, and/or cerebrospinal fluid based on quantitative magnetic resonance properties.. .
|Spectral analysis techniques based upon spectral monitoring of a matrix|
Spectroscopic analyses of complex mixtures within the matrix of a sample can oftentimes be complicated by spectral overlap of the constituents and/or the matrix, making it difficult to quantitatively assay each constituent therein. Methods for analyzing a sample can comprise: providing a sample comprising a matrix and one or more constituents therein; exposing the sample to electromagnetic radiation in a spectral region where the matrix optically interacts with the electromagnetic radiation, so as to acquire a spectrum of the matrix; and analyzing the spectrum of the matrix within a wavelength range where the matrix has a molar extinction coefficient of at least about 0.01 m−1mm−1 to determine at least one property of the sample, the at least one property of the sample being selected from the group consisting of a concentration of at least one constituent in the sample, at least one characteristic of the sample, and any combination thereof..
|Electric leakage detection apparatus|
An electric leakage detection apparatus capable of performing voltage detection on electric equipment and quantitatively displaying a testing result includes a machine body coupled with a voltage detection circuit and a welding machine electric shock prevention detection module. The voltage detection circuit includes a first voltage detection unit intended to detect whether there is electric leakage in an electric equipment, and data of a detection time, an electric leakage current, a voltage, and an electric current are displayed on a data display unit of a display control module, whereby users can directly view the whole related data to ensure safe use of electricity.
|Motion sensitized and motion suppressed imaging using dante prepared pulse trains|
Systems and methods for motion sensitized and motion suppressed quantitative imaging of a subject are provided as a train of interlaced radio frequency (rf) and magnetic field gradient pulses. Non-selective delay alternating with nutation for tailored excitation (dante) pulse trains may be used in combination with gradient pulses and short repetition times as motion-sensitive preparation modules.
|Apparatus for detecting crack using heterogeneous magnetic sensors|
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for detecting a crack. The apparatus includes a power supply unit, a sensor module, and a signal reception module.
|System and method for forensic cyber adversary profiling, attribution and attack identification|
A system and method is provided for identifying and analyzing cyber-attacks and profiling adversaries responsible for such attacks. The system and method allows for the quantitative measurement of adversary attack behavior.
|Method and apparatus for determining a class reference data record for the classification of value documents|
A method and apparatus for determining a class reference data record for classifying documents of value includes creating a class reference image using a multiplicity of reference images of already classified documents of value in the same class; and creating a class reference data record having at least one class reference parameter using the class reference image. The pixel and intensity values of the respective pixel in the class reference image are a function of the pixel values of the relevant pixels in the multiplicity of reference images of already classified documents of value in the same class.
|Computer-implemented land planning system and method designed to generate at least one conceptual fit solution to a user-defined land development problem|
A computer-implemented land planning system is designed to generate at least one conceptual fit solution to a user-defined land development problem. The system electronically creates at least one candidate solution to the land development problem.
|Device and method for improved treatment of body lumens|
A method/device are disclosed for performing procedures in body lumens using a local energy source, with quantitative information to determine treatment parameters, to accomplish efficient, safe body lumen treatment. In one embodiment, the system comprises a special optical fiber connected to a laser device capable of emitting laser radiation, receiving reflected laser radiation and processing signals as fiber is inserted into body lumen.
|Csf biomarker dilution factor corrections by mri imaging and algorithm|
A method is disclosed for providing a correcting factor for the dilution of measurements of at least one biomarker in cerebrospinal fluid (csf). The method comprises providing semi-automated measurements of the ventricular system by mri scans using quantitative anatomical protocols, determining a measurement of biomarker levels in csf that has been extracted, correcting the measurement of the level of said at least one biomarker according to the ventricular size, and providing a corrected result of the measurement determined in step (b), said corrected result accounting for concentration dilution due to the change in ventricular size.
|Method and system for standarizing microscope instruments|
Methods and apparatus for standardizing quantitative measurements from a microscope system. The process includes a calibration procedure whereby an image of a calibration slide is obtained through the optics of the microscope system.
|Quantitative methods and kits for providing reproducible ihc4 scores|
The present technology relates generally to determining a risk of recurrence of disease in a cancer patient. In particular, this approach to determining a risk of recurrence involves utilizing standardized quantitative assessments of the level of biomarker expression selected from estrogen receptor (er), progesterone receptor (pr), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (her2) and ki-67 (ki67) in a patient's tumor to determine the risk of recurrence, thereby allowing a caretaker to determine the best course of treatment for the patient..
|Method of determining rna integrity|
A method of determining a quantitative measure of the integrity of rna in a sample, the method comprising: (i) assaying a sample containing instances of an rna molecule transcribed from a reference gene, at least some of the instances being damaged, to determine quantitative measures of the relative or absolute numbers of intact instances of each of a plurality of segments of the rna molecule in the sample, the segments having respective different lengths; (ii) based on a relationship between the determined quantitative measures and the respective different lengths of the segments, determining a quantitative measure of integrity of the instances of the rna molecule in the sample; and (iii) determining the total number of instances of an rna molecule of interest in a sample by using the quantitative measure of integrity and the length of a corresponding degradation-relevant segment of the rna molecule of interest.. .
|Capillary electrophoresis method for fine structural analysis of enoxaparin sodium|
A capillary electrophoresis method for quantitatively analyzing characteristic oligosaccharide present in enoxaparin sodium is provided in this invention. The method may be used for quantitatively determining the contents of disaccharides, trisaccharides, tetrasaccharides and in particular oligosaccharides having a 1,6-anhydro ring, which are unique compounds for enoxaparin sodium, within an exhaustively digested enoxaparin sodium sample with a mixture of heparinase i, ii, and iii, so as to quantitatively determine the molar percentage of oligosaccharides having 1,6-anhydro ring in enoxaparin sodium.
|Method for quantitatively determining eyelash clumping|
A method for quantifying clumping in fibrous materials is disclosed herein. In some examples, the method may be utilized for quantifying clumping in keratinous materials such as eyelashes when a composition such as mascara is applied thereto..
|Methods, systems and devices for a clinical data reporting and surgical navigation|
Three components are proposed, each having at its core a system for producing measurements of the relative motion of anatomical structures of mammals (the “measurement system”). The measurement system in this case would be comprised of an apparatus for imaging the joint of through a prescribed motion, and a process and mechanism for deriving quantitative measurement output data from the resulting images.
|Device for the quantitatively regulated delivery of bulk product|
The device for the quantitatively regulated delivery of bulk product includes a supply tank for the bulk product and a slider element, which forms the boundary of an outlet gap on one side. The slider element comprises on its front end an elastic, u-shaped loop, the upper part of which is fixed in position, whereas a rear portion of the lower part of the loop is connected to a linear drive.
|Liquid compositions for marking liquid hydrocarbon motor fuels and other fuels, motor fuels and other fuels containing them and process for detecting the markers|
The present disclosure includes liquid compositions that can be used for marking liquid hydrocarbon-based fuels and combustibles; these compositions include at least one marker, one or more solvents and, optionally, one or more functional additives other than the markers. The disclosure also includes a process for qualitative and quantitative detection of these markers present in a liquid hydrocarbon-based composition..
|Plasmodiophora brassicae-resistant brassica plant, seeds and plant parts thereof and methods for obtaining the same|
The present invention relates to a plasmodiophora brassicae-resistant brassica plant. The present invention relates more specifically to a plasmodiophorabrassicae-resistant brassica plant comprising in its genome two or more genetic factors imparting resistance, where in the presence of the genetic factors imparting resistance can be determined by the presence of a quantitative trait locus (qtl1) and a quantitative trait locus (qtl3) and/or a quantitative trait locus 5 (qtl5)..
|Method for providing database management and the database management server thereof|
The present invention provides diagnosis and management of a database system. The method for database management comprises (a) generating a list of at least one database managed by the database system; (b) providing a list of diagnostic items including a plurality of diagnostic items which can be carried out against at least one database selected from the list; and (c) carrying out diagnosis by providing the database system with at least one script related to at least one diagnostic item selected from the list of diagnostic items, wherein the at least one script is configured to have a run time set up differently according to the status of the database system.
|Quantitative evaluation of fractional regional ventilation using four-dimensional computed tomography|
Methods and systems for determining fractional regional ventilation are disclosed. A method includes obtaining first and second lung image data indicative of a first phase and a second phase of a respiratory cycle, respectively, determining an apparent mass ratio k based on the first lung image data and the second lung image data, determining first and second spatially matched lung image data, each including n voxels, based on the first lung image data and the second lung image data, and determining at least one fractional regional ventilation value (frv value), in accordance with a first equation frv(n)=(k·ρ2_n−ρ1_n)/ρ1_n.
|Biodegradable absorbent material and method of manufacture|
Biodegradable graft copolymers derived from a carbohydrate and at least one α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid derivative having superabsorbent properties are disclosed in addition to the substantially adiabatic polymerization process by which the graft copolymers are made. The methods disclosed can be carried out in a variety of currently available continuous commercial reactors.
|Automatically controlling a plurality of devices of a separation and detection process for quantitative sample analysis|
A control system (1) for automatically controlling a plurality of devices (2) of a separation and detection process for quantitative sample analysis and according computer program. Such systems and computer programs can be used to operate quantitative sample analysis devices such as for example high performance liquid chromatography (hplc) devices or the like..