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 Communication terminal, content delivery system, content delivery method, and communication terminal control program patent thumbnailCommunication terminal, content delivery system, content delivery method, and communication terminal control program
A content delivery method enabling a communication terminal to acquire a content held by a passing communication terminal with a lightened communication load between the communication terminals is provided as follows in the present invention. The content delivery method according to the present invention includes storing a content and a content holder list listing a content holder that holds the content, in a mutually associated manner, receiving an external signal, detecting a neighboring communication terminal, and outputting a terminal identifier of the neighboring communication terminal included in the external signal.
Nec Corporation


 Information processing method and apparatus patent thumbnailInformation processing method and apparatus
An information processing method and apparatus in the field of mobile communications technologies is provided. In the method, a first terminal obtains, during a call with a second terminal by using voice information sent by the second terminal, to-be-obtained information and object information of an object to which the to-be-obtained information belongs.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Server cluster and  push notification service patent thumbnailServer cluster and push notification service
A server cluster and method for providing a push notification service are provided. The method includes searching for, by a management server cluster, a first push server corresponding to predetermined search criteria from among a plurality of push servers upon receiving a request to connect with a push server from a mobile terminal; providing, by the management server cluster, connection information regarding the found first push server to the mobile terminal; and delivering, by the first push server, upon generation of a notification event after connecting with the mobile terminal, event information corresponding to the push notification event to the connected mobile terminal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 System and  verifying user supplied items asserted about the user for searching patent thumbnailSystem and verifying user supplied items asserted about the user for searching
A system and method validates user supplied photographs and/or characteristics using a video, audio or series of images of the user responding to instructions, and uses such validation in searching and/or matching.. .
Zoosk, Inc.


 Method for testing and hardening software applications patent thumbnailMethod for testing and hardening software applications
Methods are provided for testing and hardening software applications for the carrying out digital transactions which comprise a white-box implementation of a cryptographic algorithm. The method comprises the following steps: (a) feeding one plaintext of a plurality of plaintexts to the white-box implementation; (b) reading out and storing the contents of the at least one register of the processor stepwise while processing the machine commands of the white-box implementation stepwise; (c) repeating the steps (a) and (b) with a further plaintext of the plurality of plaintexts n-times; and (d) statistically evaluating the contents of the registers and the plaintexts, the intermediate results and/or the ciphertexts generated from the plaintexts by searching for correlations between the contents of the registers and the plaintexts, the intermediate results and/or the ciphertexts generated from the plaintexts to establish the secret key..
Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh


 Learning platform for increasing memory retention of definitions of words patent thumbnailLearning platform for increasing memory retention of definitions of words
A processing device receives an input of a word that is to be learned by a user, performs a search for a definition of the word using a search engine, and receives the definition of the word based on the search. The processing device prompts the user to rewrite the definition and receives a user input of a new definition for the word.

 System and  managing events patent thumbnailSystem and managing events
In one aspect, a method is provided for managing events which includes receiving a host request, through a host access terminal, the host request comprising one or more event constraints that at least partially define an event. The method also includes searching a database of service proposals to locate at least one service proposal complying with one or more of the event constraints; transmitting the at least one service proposal to the host access terminal; receiving at least one service proposal acceptance from the host terminal; and receiving client access details of one or more clients.
Mastercard International Incorporated


 System and  brand management using social networks patent thumbnailSystem and brand management using social networks
A system for brand management using social networks comprising an application server, social network crawler software modules, third party service integration software modules, an analytics server, a report generator, a search engine, a behavioral analysis engine, a recommendation engine, and a database. A user registers and provides data pertaining to a brand.
Readypulse, Inc.


 Compressing, storing and searching sequence data patent thumbnailCompressing, storing and searching sequence data
The redundancy in genomic sequence data is exploited by compressing sequence data in such a way as to allow direct computation on the compressed data using methods that are referred to herein as “compressive” algorithms. This approach reduces the task of computing on many similar genomes to only slightly more than that of operating on just one.

 Dissimilar but relevant search engine results patent thumbnailDissimilar but relevant search engine results
A search engine is configured to return increased diversity results based on past user interactions with search results. For a given query, historical data is analyzed to generate an item score describing a past quantity of users that navigated to a given page of an item.
Ebay Inc.


Personalized network searching

Personalized network searching, in which a search query is received from a user, and a request is received to personalize a search result. Responsive to the search query and the request to personalize the search result, a personalized search result is generated by searching a personalized search object.
Google Inc.

Ranking information providers

A system and method for ranking providers is provided. The method may include ranking information providers based on their focus and trust in specific keyword contexts.
Agingo Corporation

Method for fast retrieval of phonetically similar words and search engine system therefor

Useful search results are obtained when the search logic retrieves, not only text strings, or “words,” that match exactly the search arguments but also when the search logic retrieves phonetically similar words, which are misspelled. The method and system disclosed herein provide both results faster than known conventional methods and systems, and in some embodiments such speed may be achieved using conventional resources as described..
Wizsoft Ltd.

Method and system for maintaining integrity of a user's life state information

A method for enabling a user to view information filtered to align with the user's life state includes enabling the user to register and become a member of an information delivery system. The user provides the information about the user's life state.

Computer-implemented method, search processing device, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A computer-implemented method for creating and searching a database, the method including, storing inquiry data within a database, dividing the inquiry data into sentences to generate sentence data, segmenting the sentence data to obtain word string data, identifying a plurality of content words within with the word string data, calculating a first probability for each of the plurality of content words, the first probability indicating a probability of a first word being adjacent to a second word, receiving an instruction including at least one word string, selecting a first extended keyword having a highest probability of being adjacent to the word string, extracting a second extended keyword having a lower probability than the first content word of being adjacent to the word string, searching the database based on a word string, first extended keyword and second extended keyword.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Multi-dimensional search

Example methods and systems are directed to providing multi-dimensional search results. A source (e.g., a closed captioning stream) may provide a series of keywords.
Ebay Inc.

Application representation for application editions

A hardware module for an application search system includes a data processing module that generates a plurality of canonical application structures each identifying a canonical application, a plurality of application editions associated with the canonical application, and respective attributes associated with the at least one application edition. The data processing module generates search indexes including the plurality of canonical application structures and the respective attributes.
Quixey, Inc.

Understanding tables for search

The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for understanding tables for search. Aspects of the invention include identifying a subject tuple (e.g., a subject column) for a table, detecting a tuple header (e.g., a column header) using other tables, and detecting a tuple header (e.g., a column header) using a knowledge base.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Finding products that are similar to a product selected from a plurality of products

A system and method, which may be an offline method, extracts relevant image features about listing items in a network-based publication system for enabling image similarity searching of such listing items. When a seller lists an item, an image of the item is uploaded and may be sent to a picture processing service, which generates several digests.
Ebay Inc.

Search engine direct links assigning and displaying in a communication network system thru a search engine website

search engine direct links method and system for assigning and displaying in a communication network system thru a search engine website. A product or service described with the fewest words is linked to websites that provide this product or service.

Searching shared video footage from audio/video recording and communication devices

Systems and methods are provided for searching shared video footage from a plurality of neighborhoods in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure. In one embodiment, a method for searching video footage captured by audio/video (a/v) recording and communication devices located in a plurality of neighborhoods may include receiving, from a first client device, a share signal including first image data captured by a camera of a first a/v recording and communication device, the share signal including a command to share the first image data with a network of users; associating the first image data with at least one searchable identifier; receiving, from a second client device, at least one search input; matching the at least one search input with the at least one searchable identifier; and transmitting, to the second client device, the first image data associated with the at least one searchable identifier matched with the at least one search input..
Bot Home Automation, Inc.

Systems and methods for remotely determining a battery characteristic

Included are embodiments for remotely determining a battery characteristic. Some embodiments include searching for a first wireless signal that identifies the energy storage device and, in response to receiving the first wireless signal, determining a current charge level of the energy storage device.
Duracell U.s. Operations, Inc.

Positioning system and program

A positioning system includes a plurality of beacon modules and a communication device. Further, the communication device includes a calculation unit calculating action state data that are used for determining an action state of a user who carries the communication device; a searching unit selectively searching for one of the beacon modules in accordance with the action state of the user, the action state being determined based on the action state data calculated by the calculation unit, and a derivation unit deriving positional information of the user based on a response signal transmitted from the one of the beacon modules having been searched for by the searching unit..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Apparatus and calculating route in consideration of vehicle driving situation

An apparatus for calculating a route in consideration of a vehicular driving situation includes a situation recognizer determining whether a route is required to be calculated; a distance calculator calculating an estimated movement distance in consideration of a vehicle speed and a first estimated time required for searching for a route leading to a destination when the route is required to be calculated; and a route calculator calculating a future position of a vehicle to which the vehicle will have moved by the estimated movement distance along a lane in which the vehicle is driving or along an optimal route from a vehicle position at a first point in time when the situation recognizer determined the route was required to be calculated, and calculating an additional optimal route leading to the destination, based on the future position of the vehicle as a starting point.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Package for vertical receiving

The present invention relates to a package for vertical receiving, which, when receiving various kinds of objects to be received, such as clothes, in a drawer, etc., packages and receives the objects to be received such that the objects to be received are stood using the same standard, thereby maximizing the receiving efficiency, easily identifying an object to be received even when searching for the object to be received in order to use the object to be received, and not dispersing the objects to be received, which are received uniformly. The package for vertical receiving comprises: a rear part (110), and front parts (120, 130) which stand an object to be received, such as clothes, by surrounding the object to be received with a predetermined width and a predetermined thickness; hinge parts (140, 150) formed between the rear part (110) and the front parts (120, 130) to fold and unfold the front parts (120, 130); hardened reinforcement sheets (160) formed on the rear part (110) and the front parts (120, 130) so that the package (100) maintains a self-standing state; and fixing holes (170) formed on the rear part (110) or the front parts (120) and configured to surround and fix the object to be received..

Methods and compositions comprising akt inhibitors and/or phospholipase d inhibitors

Disclosed are methods of treating viral infections or disorders of uncontrolled proliferation comprising, in one aspect, administering compounds that are phospholipase d inhibitors and/or akt therapeutic agents. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..
Vanderbilt University

Method for associating previously created social media data with an individual or entity

The systems, apparatus, methods, and computer program products described herein allow a user to find published content that may be about the user on a social network by analyzing the user's profile information and social contact information to generate terms, face recognition data, contacts and other data, searching the contacts based on the generated terms, face recognition data, and other data and identifying content that may be about the user.. .

Search engine for authenticated network resources

A method and corresponding computer system for authenticating a network resource are disclosed. The method comprises receiving an input at a computer system over a network, the input comprising a network resource identifier and information indicative of an authentication entity associated with the network resource; automatically identifying stored data using the information indicative of the authentication entity, the stored data comprising contact information associated with the authentication entity; automatically transmitting an electronic message to the authentication entity using the identified contact information, the electronic message providing the authentication entity with the network resource identifier and means for authenticating the network resource; and automatically storing the network resource identifier.

Method and system for rateless and pollution-attack-resilient network coding including decoder(s)

A decoder deployed in one or more terminals, includes a computer readable storage medium storing program instructions, and a processor executing the program instructions, the processor configured to receiving a noisy message and a noisy hash from the network, searching for a pair of matching candidates for the hash and message from two row spaces of noisy message vectors using a shared secret with an encoder, and outputting, by the decoder, a decoded message if the searching is successful.. .

Method and device for providing user information in an instant messaging application

Embodiments of the disclosure provide methods and devices for providing user information in an instant messaging application. The method may include: receiving a request of searching for a target user sent by an initiator user, the request carrying character feature description information of the target user provided by the initiator user; forwarding the request to a designated recipient user client terminal, and notifying a server of an event that the request has been initiated, so that the server monitors and records a forwarding situation of the request, wherein at least one forwarding path is formed after the request is forwarded, each forwarding path comprises at least two nodes, each of the nodes corresponds to one user, users on adjacent nodes are in a preset relationship, and a starting node corresponds to the initiator user; the forwarding situation comprises user identifiers corresponding to the nodes in the paths and processing mode information of the request; and when a processing mode of a user on one forwarding path is responding to the request, determining the user as a target node of the forwarding path; and receiving contact information of the user of the target node provided by the server, so as to display the contact information to the initiator user..

Central repository for storing configuration files of a distributed computer system

In a computer-implemented method for configuring a distributed computer system comprising a plurality of nodes of a plurality of node classes, configuration files for a plurality of nodes of each of the plurality of node classes are stored in a central repository. The configuration files include information representing a desired system state of the distributed computer system, and the distributed computer system operates to keep an actual system state of the distributed computer system consistent with the desired system state.

Reception device, transmission device, and data processing method

Provided are a device and a method which are capable of performing selection acquisition and utilization processes for a service worker (sw) that performs data management optimized for each reception device. It is possible to selectively acquire a service worker (sw) of a specific class from service workers (sws) corresponding to a plurality of classes which are data management programs used in a reception device and have different data management types.

Peak current limiting in inductor-based power converter

A combination of inductor current thresholds and circuitry for controlling the inductor based on the thresholds may be implemented in a power converter. One or more of the inductor current thresholds may be variable.

Vehicle accident management operating same

Disclosed herein are a vehicle accident management system and a method for operating the same. The method for operating a vehicle accident management system including vehicles configured such that respective vehicle terminal devices are attached thereto and an accident management device installed on a roadside includes: transmitting, by a first vehicle terminal device, accident and location information to the accident management device when a vehicle abnormality detection signal or a risk signal attributable to user operation is generated; receiving, by the accident management device, the information; searching, by the accident management device, for a second vehicle terminal device having a moving direction identical to that of the first vehicle terminal device and located within a preset distance behind the first vehicle terminal device; and transmitting, by the accident management device, the information to the second vehicle terminal device based on the result of the search..

System and enabling online ordering using unique identifiers

A system and method for automatically submitting an online order from a customer to a restaurant. Input data and customer data is used by an order engine to select a deployment platform, such as social media networks, search engines, mobile applications, and related websites, for a user interface.

Ad search engine

An ad search engine comprises a click tag parser, a rich media parser, an ad copy database, a request/query processing module, a user interface module and a content preservation module. The ad search engine advantageously receives and stores information about ad placement, context and advertising statistical and metadata in the ad copy database.

Measuring locate technician performance for quality assurance

A method on a computing device for measuring the quality of a buried asset location procedure for quality assurance is provided. The method includes storing a plurality of best practice instruction records, receiving process and sensor data from a field technician that has performed a buried asset location procedure, calculating the sub-metrics based on the field technician's process and device data, defining a sigmoid function for each sub-metric, converting each of the sub-metrics to a normalized value using the sigmoid function corresponding to said sub-metric, storing weight values corresponding to each sub-metric; calculating a main metric p representing the quality of the field technician's buried asset location procedure and technique based on the sub-metrics, searching for matching best practice instruction records that correspond to the main metric and sub-metrics, and displaying the description of a program for best practice instruction of the matching best practice instruction records..

Machine learning aggregation

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for implementing an intelligence aggregation system. One of the methods includes receiving, by an agent, one or more goal criteria.

Dynamic search guidance for machine data indexing and search system

Disclosed is a guidance technique that can be applied to guide search and analysis of stored data by a user. The technique can include inputting from a user a portion of a search query expressed in a pipelined search language, at a system for indexing and searching machine data.

Method of using a dynamic agile process model to increase situational awareness of a computer

A computer implemented method comprising: inputting steps of at least two processes into the computer; storing process step input products and process step output products in a shared, non-transitory database as they are generated; establishing an input product filter for each process step with performance-triggering-criteria-defined property/value filters, where one step's output product passes the input product filter of another step; periodically searching the shared database for input products; determining whether each step in any of the processes has been executed, is in the process of being executed, or is awaiting execution; dynamically and automatically assembling or altering a set of steps composing any given process depending on the input products available in the shared database; and comparing the input/output products property values to target property values to automatically assess the status, effectiveness and efficiency of the individual steps and each process as a whole.. .

Neural network image classifier

A training engine is described which has a memory arranged to access a neural network image classifier, the neural network image classifier having been trained using a plurality of training images from an input space, the training images being labeled for a plurality of classes. The training engine has an adversarial example generator which computes a plurality of adversarial images by, for each adversarial image, searching a region in the input space around one of the training images, the region being one in which the neural network is linear, to find an image which is incorrectly classified into the plurality of classes by the neural network.

Techniques for sharing network security event information

This disclosure provides techniques for pooling and searching network security events reported by multiple sources. As information representing a security event is received from one source, it is searched against a central or distributed database representing events reported from multiple, diverse sources (e.g., different client networks).

System and method to produce and validate weighted relations between drug and adverse drug reactions

A system to produce validated weighted relations between drugs and adverse drug reactions (adrs). At least one processor to monitor social media for links between drugs and adrs; extract a relation between a drug and an adr using named entity recognition to provide a weighted relation between the drug and the adr, the weight based on confidence of the link between the drug and the adr in social media.

Intelligent searching method and system based on mobile device

An intelligent searching method and system based on a mobile device include acquiring a content and storing the content in a designated folder by a backend, after the mobile device detects that a user operates to duplicate the content; loading contents in the designated folder automatically and displaying the same into a list in a search box by the backend, after a search program in the mobile device is activated; transmitting, by the search program, a broadcast to other applications and performing a search by calling a search function in the applications, when it is detected that one of the contents in the list is selected; displaying an icon or icons of one or more of the applications including the content of the search by the search program, after the search is finished.. .

Method and device for establishing webpage quality model

A web page quality model establishment method and apparatus are disclosed. The method includes: excavating, from a search engine log, a selected user behavior indicator of each web page included in the search engine log, and calculating, according to the excavated selected user behavior indicator of each web page, web page quality of a corresponding web page; extracting, from the search engine log, a selected quality feature of each web page included in the search engine log; and establishing a web page quality model according to the web page quality and the selected quality feature of each web page included in the search engine log.

Personalized content suggestions in computer networks

Computer systems, devices, and associated methods of providing personalized content suggestion are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method performed by a search engine includes receiving an indication to perform a search for content items from a member.

Searching for future candidates

Techniques for searching for future candidates are disclosed herein. In some example embodiments, a future candidate system determines one or more target candidate attributes based on user input, and identifies one or more precedent candidate attributes based on a sequential relationship between the one or more precedent candidate attributes and the one or more target candidate attributes, with the one or more precedent candidate attributes being different from and preceding the one or more target candidate attributes.

Providing multi-lingual searching of mono-lingual content

Approaches for translating a transliterated search query are provided. An approach includes receiving a search query containing a transliterated word.

Input method, device, and electronic apparatus

An input method, device and electronic apparatus are provided. The input method includes acquiring text information at an input cursor position, where the text information includes above text information located before the input cursor and/or below text information located after the input cursor; extracting keywords from the text information; searching through associative candidate lexicons of the keywords to obtain an enter-on-screen candidate word queue at the input cursor position; outputting the enter-on-screen candidate word queue.

Method and searching resource

A method for searching a resource, is provided. The method is applied in a terminal and includes receiving at least one search character input by a user when an input program is called by an application program running in a foreground in the terminal, and sending the at least one search character to a server.

Searching for information relating to virtualization environments

In one embodiment, a method may comprise receiving a query to search for one or more entities of the data center, the query including one or more query tokens. The method may then identify one or more entity-type nodes corresponding to the query, and rank the entity-type nodes based on a score determined for each of the identified entity-type nodes.

Systems, methods and articles to automatically transform documents transmitted between senders and recipients

A document transformation system automatically transforms documents electronically transferred between senders and recipients, even where documents of a given type from a given sender which are assumed to be identically formatted differ in various aspects, for instance in scaling, alignment, concatenating, resizing, etc. Document transformation instructions selected based on sender, recipient, or both specify transformation instructions which include one or more maps, document layouts, page layouts, sections extraction instructions, allowing extraction of data or information, and generation of documents or information in a format specified by recipient.

Microprocessor with supplementary commands for binary search and associated search method

A microprocessor for a vehicle control device includes: an instruction set; a register section with a status register, a first flag being provided in the status register for storing a logical result of a comparison operation; and an arithmetic logical unit. The status register comprises a second flag for storing the logical result of a second comparison operation.

Global virtual trade and social network

The invention is a method and system of visualizing, presenting, and querying data so that it can provide a more even playing field for both searching users and providers of goods and services arranged in a territorial, categorical, floor, block and object view. This avoids the display of information as just a list of results wherein the list may often times not be sorted based on relevancy but rather which supplier has paid the most in order to have their result filter to the top of the list..

Object detecting apparatus using reflection point information of object

An object detecting apparatus includes reflecting point detecting means, reflecting point setting means, rear-end positional information generating means and object detecting means. The reflecting point detecting means detects position and speed of reflecting point reflecting radar waves.

Navigation device and traffic information matching method thereof

A navigation device includes: a memory storing map data of a map used for route searching; a traffic information receiving unit receiving traffic information from an external server; a matching unit matching a traffic event included in the received traffic information to the map used for route searching based on the traffic information; and a correction unit performing correction by removing a portion matched to an expressway of the map from a section to which the traffic event is matched on the map by the matching unit. The traffic event includes a closed event on a slip road, and the traffic event is matched to the expressway..

Oxygen scavenging compositions, articles containing same, and methods of their use

The disclosure relates to oxygen scavenging polymers, compositions comprising the polymers, articles comprising the polymers and/or compositions, and methods of making the polymers, compositions, and/or articles. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..

Parking space determining method and apparatus, parking space navigation method and apparatus, and system

A method for searching for a parking space includes obtaining a first signal indicating a behavior of a vehicle driver, predicting, based on the first signal indicating the behavior of the vehicle driver, use status information, within a subsequent time, of a parking space used by the vehicle driver, and controlling, based on the use status information, within the subsequent time, of the parking space used by the vehicle driver, a status indication of the parking space, where the status indication of the parking space indicates that the parking space is available, occupied, or to be available. Therefore efficiency of searching for the parking space by a user when parking spaces are inadequate is improved..

Compositions and methods for treating an infection

The present application relates to compounded compositions, methods of making compounded compositions, kits comprising compounded compositions, containers comprising compounded compositions, and methods of using compounded compositions. The present application also relates to anti-infective agents and methods of using anti-infective agents.

Network access method and mobile communications terminal

Disclosed in the embodiments of the present invention is a network access method, comprising: determining whether a network identifier of a visited plmn is present in an eplmn list; if determined result is negative, then obtaining shared network information stored in a carrier server, and searching in the shared network information for a network identifier of a visited plmn; adding the visited plmn network identifier to an eplmn list; performing network access according to said eplmn list. Using the present invention, a network identifier of a visited plmn added to shared network information by a carrier is obtained by means of a network, and the visited plmn network identifier is added to an eplmn list; thus when a terminal searches for a network according to an eplmn list, the network identifiers of the registered plmn and the visited plmn are equivalent, reducing search time when the terminal is searching for a network..
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Wireless communication apparatus, beam search method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A wireless communication apparatus including a memory and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to transmit a plurality of radio signals for a plurality of directions by forming a plurality of first beams, each of plurality of first beams having a directivity in at least two directions, estimate a direction in which a reception apparatus is located based on first reception quality information indicating a reception quality when the reception apparatus receives at least one radio signal included in the plurality of radio signals, and perform a radio communication with the reception apparatus by forming a beam corresponding to the estimated direction.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Image processing device, image processing system, and image processing method

An image processing device includes: a display unit displaying a first display region displaying a static image being a reference for matching an imaging unit to a predetermined imaging position and a second display region displaying video data imaged by the imaging unit; a determining unit executing a first matching operation of searching for an image coincident with an image of a first reference region set in the first display region, in a frame of the video data, and determining a region of the coincident image as a second reference region; and a correcting unit correcting a position of a determination region being a target of image determination performed with respect to the video data, based on a shift amount between the first reference region and the second reference region, and information representing a positional relationship between the determination region and the first reference region.. .

Method of motion vector predictor or merge candidate derivation in video coding

A method and apparatus for deriving directional-priority based candidates for a block coded in inter, or merge or skip mode are disclosed. One or more motion vectors associated with one or more previously coded blocks for a current block are determined first.
Mediatek Inc.

Blocking unsolicited calls from callerid-spoofing autodialing devices

Novel tools and techniques for deterring unsolicited calls are described for deterring unsolicited telephone calls that include a service provider searching and determining that the originating telephone number is in a no-call list, and based on this determination, prohibiting the call from terminating (i.e., connecting with the destination telephone number). Penalties may also be imposed against callers (e.g., solicitors) for no-call violations.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

System, method and storage medium for managing items within file directory structure

A file-mapping method and system can better manage the number of items (i.e., files, subdirectories, or a combination of them) within any single directory within a storage medium. The method and system can be used to limit the number of items within the directory, direct content and content components to different directories, and provide an internally recognizable name for the filename.
Open Text Sa Ulc

System for communicating with select group(s) of users and methods of use

A computer-implemented method for communicating with select group(s) of users comprising executing the steps of providing a network, a database, an server running a business rules engine and communicating with said database, at least one first computer apparatus having a display and a network connection to communicate with said server, at least one second computer apparatus having a display and a network connection to communicate with said server, and a notification server configured to enable communication between a service provider via said at least one first computer apparatus and a service requestor via said at least one second computer apparatus and storage of said communication in said database; wherein said business rules engine is configured to enable searching of service providers by said service requestor, communicating between said service provider and said service requestor, selecting of said service provider, and scheduling of service to be performed by said service provider.. .

Reception device, transmission device, and data processing method

Provided are a device and a method which are capable of realizing an efficient search of metadata such as access information corresponding to acquisition-scheduled data in a reception device. A reception device receives a token which is auxiliary search information for efficiently searching for metadata such as access information related to acquisition-scheduled data of the reception device and performs a search process using the token.
Sony Corporation

Radio frequency signal fault signature isolation in cable network environments

An example method for radio frequency (rf) signal fault signature isolation in cable network environments is provided and includes searching in phase domain for an echo in a channel response characterizing a channel in a cable network, the channel facilitating communication of a multi-tone signal in the cable network; identifying a phase in which the echo is found; calculating a tap amplitude corresponding to the identified phase, the calculated tap amplitude being indicative of group delay in the channel; correcting for the group delay in the multi-tone signal, for example, by subtracting the calculated tap amplitude from the multi-tone signal; and identifying a fault signature when amplitude of the corrected signal is greater than a threshold and the identified fault signature triggers operational maintenance of the cable network.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Assembly completeness inspection method using active ranging

A method for completeness inspection of an assembled structure to check whether said structure has all the mounted parts comprising scanning the whole assembled structure with an active ranging scanner, thus obtaining a 3d picture; obtaining a 3d model of the whole structure based on cad data; subdividing said 3d picture into a number of smaller picture comparison areas and said 3d model into a number of smaller corresponding model comparison areas using a best fit algorithm, thus obtaining a set of final picture comparison areas and corresponding final model comparison areas; for each final model comparison area, identifying desired mounting parts located therein and searching for mounted parts in the corresponding final picture comparison area that match said desired mounting parts; and identifying the desired mounting parts, which have no matching mounted part in the final picture comparison areas, as missing from the assembled structure.. .
Alstom Transport Technologies

Image recognition using descriptor pruning

The present disclosure relates to image recognition or image searching. More precisely, the present disclosure relates to pruning local descriptors extracted from an input image.
Thomson Licensing

Contextual searching via a mobile computing device

A method and associated system for processing a search query to retrieve product information and offers that are customized for an end user. An electronic planogram including expected locations of a product in a retail store is generated.
International Business Machines Corporation

Interchangeable artificial intelligence perception systems and methods

An artificial intelligence (ai) combination platform or orchestration module is described that orchestrates and automates the processes of selecting, building, testing, and delivering new or integrated computer vision, detection, sensor and perception algorithms that can be published or leveraged in near real time by sensors, hardware or applications. The ai combination platform includes one or more of the following engines: algorithm mixer engine, retrospective search engine, algorithm recommendation engine, quality assurance engine, certification engine, and perception engine..
Smokescreen Intelligence, Llc

Face recognition method, device and computer readable storage medium

A face recognition method, device and a computer-readable storage medium are provided. The face recognition method includes: capturing face images of a user at a plurality of preset positions respectively; storing the face images and the preset positions corresponding to the face images; determining, in face recognition, one of the preset positions where the image is to be captured, and capturing a current face image of the user at the determined preset position; searching a corresponding face image in a storage device according to the determined preset position; and determining whether the current face image is matched with the searched face image..
Zte Corporation

Display device, remote control device, display system and program pushing method

A display device, a remote control device, a display system and a program pushing method are disclosed. The display device includes: a first obtaining module configured to obtain fingerprint feature information of a operation user; a searching module configured to search for a user identity corresponding to the fingerprint feature information obtained by the first obtaining module; a second obtaining module configured to obtain personalized program information according to the user id entity obtained by the searching module..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method for creating and using registry of clinical trial participants

A method of screening participants for a clinical trial by obtaining identifying information chosen from a biometric sample, personal information, physical attributes, and combinations thereof from a prospective participant, optionally generating a unique identifier code, populating a database server with the unique identifier code and participant information and storing the information on non-transitory computer readable media, screening the participant for a clinical trial based on either the unique identifier code and/or participant information and searching for a match with existing participant information in the database server and a plurality of outside databases to determine protocol violations, and determining eligibility of the participant for the clinical trial and preventing the protocol violations. A system for screening participants for a clinical trial and preventing future violations while currently enrolled in a clinical trial..

Personal relationship network search system and method therefor

A personal relationship search system allows a user to, when establishing a relationship with a new person, search whether the new person is a person included in a personal relationship network like an acquaintance of an acquaintance, thereby shortening an establishment period of strong relationship. By applying the system, it is possible to search a specific newly met person using a personal relationship network formed by acquaintances stage by stage to determine whether a relationship searcher of the person is included in the personal relationship network of the user, thereby rapidly increasing affinity and establishing a sincerer relationship.

Method and system for a semantic search engine

Semantic search engine using lexical functions and meaning-text criteria, that outputs a response (r) as the result of a semantic matching process consisting in comparing a natural language query (q) with a plurality of contents (c), formed of phrases or expressions obtained from a contents' database (6), and selecting the response (r) as being the contents corresponding to the comparison having a best semantic matching degree. It involves the transformation of the contents (c) and the query in individual words or groups of tokenized words (w1, w2), which are transformed in its turn into semantic representations (lsc1, lsc2) thereof, by applying the rules of meaning text theory and through lexical functions, the said semantic representations (lsc1, lsc2) consisting each of a couple formed of a lemma (l) plus a semantic category (sc)..
Inbenta

Location searching with category indices

A map searching system determines locations responsive to a search query. The map searching system parses the search query to generate a set of search tokens and searches a plurality of location category indices using the search tokens.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Geographical information searching land parcels

A system including: a computer system configured to: access geographical information system (gis) data, including land-parcel data representing land-parcel coordinates that define a plurality of land parcels, and publicly accessible destination data representing coordinates of publicly accessible destinations, and/or publicly accessible region data representing one or more regions with associated features, and process the gis data to generate processed gis data representing attributes of each land parcel associated with: distances between each land parcel and the publicly accessible destinations; and/or features of the regions that overlap with the land-parcel coordinates; and at least one server configured to: receive request data representing query criteria for selecting ones of the land parcels; filter the processed gis data to select ones of the land parcels with distances and/or features matching the query criteria; and generate response data representing the selected ones of the land parcels.. .
Onemap Pty Ltd

Ranking contextual metadata to generate relevant data insights

Aspects extend to methods, systems, and computer program products for ranking contextual metadata to generate relevant data insights. Aspects of the invention can be used to enhance data analytics by automatically deriving relevance signals used to generate insights closely related to the context in which a user is exploring or analyzing data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method, system and storage medium for implementing intelligent question answering

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and storage medium for implementing intelligent question answering. The method includes: receiving a query question; performing a semantic analysis of the question; performing corresponding search processing for the question based on a result of the semantic analysis, wherein the search processing includes search processing performed for the question by at least one of a semantic relationship mining system, a text library search system, a knowledge base search system, and a question and answer library search system; and returning an answer based on a result of the search processing.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Dynamic block-level indexing for cache with overflow

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses may provide management of virtual memory. For instance, aspects described herein relate to dynamic generation of nodes in a binary search tree in response to a write command, with each of its nodes being representative of different memory ranges in the virtual system disk.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Method and system for creating a personalized experience in connection with a stored value token

A method for creating an augmented reality experience. The method includes receiving a value to associate with a stored value token, searching a database for one of products and services that are sold close to the value, matching at least one of a product and a service which is sold close to the value, and creating a record comprising a token identifier and a graphical item representing one of the product and service that is found during matching, receiving a request to initiate the augmented reality experience.
Home Depot Product Authority, Llc

Method for testing a structural component of a vehicle

A method for structural component crack testing comprising: a) identifying a structural component hole and inserting a probe thereinto; b) for different emission directions, automatically performing the following: b1) controlling a probe ultrasound beam emission; b2) measuring a probe signal; b3) if the measured signal amplitude is above a predetermined threshold: determining a distance between the probe and a structural component discontinuity point; recording a data set comprising at least the distance between the probe and the discontinuity point, together with a data element corresponding to the probe emission angular direction, c) automatically searching for data sets corresponding to characteristic discontinuity points, and consequently establishing a correspondence between the probe emission angular directions and an angular reference frame linked to the component; d) based on the recorded data sets, automatically determining the discontinuity point positions; e) determining a dimensional characteristic of a crack based on the discontinuity point positions.. .
Airbus Sas

Route searching device for rechargeable vehicle, route searching rechargeable vehicle, and program

A route searching device for a rechargeable vehicle includes an acquisition unit and a movement plan creation unit. The acquisition unit acquires facility information regarding a use state of a supply facility which includes at least one of vehicle supply facilities which supplies a rechargeable vehicle, and a charging facility which supplies power to a battery of the rechargeable vehicle.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Light barrier compositions and articles comprising same

The disclosure relates to light barrier compositions, methods of making the compositions, articles prepared from the compositions, and methods of making the articles. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..
Plastipak Packaging, Inc.

Antileishmanial compositions and methods of use

In one aspect, the invention relates methods and compositions for treating parasitic diseases, for example, leishmaniasis. In a further aspect, the compounds of the methods and compositions are isolated from pentalinon andrieuxii.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

Inhalation device, system and method

A device, system, and method for vaporizing substances in a pod, utilized for inhalation by a user. The device includes components to measure the content and dosage pods containing substances, among other features.
Resolve Digital Health Inc.

Inhalation device, system and method

A device, system, and method for vaporizing substances in a pod or a cartridge, utilized for inhalation by a user. The device includes components to measure the content and dosage pods or cartridges containing substances, among other features.
Resolve Digital Health Inc.

Coordinated metabolic reprogramming in response to productive viral infections

The invention generally relates to methods of treating viral infections using known drugs and pharmaceutical compositions comprising same. More specifically, the disclosed methods are useful for the treatment of viral infections that are enveloped viruses.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Physiological monitoring system

A physiological monitoring system includes a near-end portable monitoring module for generating first sensed data, capturing a user's first image, an image sensing module for synchronizing the first sensed data and the first image to form first combination data, and searching and connecting the corresponding near-end portable monitoring module to receive the first sensed data and display the near-end information display module corresponding to the screen of the first combination data, when the first sensed data includes a warning signal, the first combination data is transmitted and stored in the internet by the second communication unit within a time period from a first time before the warning signal is issued to a second time for releasing the warning signal, and the first combination data within the time period from the first time to the second time is transmitted to the near-end information display module to display the first combination data.. .

Method and transmission and reception in multi-carrier wireless communication systems

Data transmission and reception is provided by configuring control channels in a wireless communication system using a plurality of carriers. User equipment (ue) may monitor physical downlink control channel (pdcch) candidates within common search spaces (csss) and user equipment-specific search spaces (usss).

User apparatus, and control channel reception method

A user apparatus configured to perform communication with a base station in a mobile communication system, wherein a common search space and a user specific search space are multiplexed in a predetermined physical downlink control channel transmitted from the base station, the user apparatus including: a monitoring control unit configured to monitor, for each predetermined time frame, any one of the common search space and the user specific search space in the predetermined physical downlink control channel in order to obtain downlink control information.. .

Retrieval and display of related content using text stream data feeds

Mechanisms are provided for retrieving and presenting related content using text stream data feeds. Text stream data feeds such as caption information associated with media content or conversations associated with social networking applications are aggregated and used to retrieve related media content, text documents, and advertisements.

Network security protection method and apparatus

A network security protection method and apparatus are provided. The method is executed by a network security protection device, and includes obtaining at least one of network environment data or threat detection data of a host that is in a protected network and that is connected to the network security protection device, where the network environment data includes an identifier of an operating system, a parameter of the operating system, an identifier of software with a network port access function, or a parameter of the software; and the threat detection data includes a threat type or a threat identifier, where the threat type includes a vulnerability or a malicious program; searching, according to the obtained at least one of network environment data or threat detection data, for corresponding information used to eliminate a security threat in the host; and sending the found information to the host..

Nondecreasing sequence determining device, method and program

Determination as to whether a nondecreasing sequence exists or not is efficiently made. A sorting part sorts elements of a set pi in ascending order to generate vectors ti,i+1 and a merging part generates vectors t0,m and b0,m by repeating the process of merging vectors (ti,j, bi,j) and (ti,k, bi,k) to generate (ti,k, bi,k).

Bed area extraction method and bed area extraction apparatus

A bed area extraction method includes specifying, by a computer, a first part of a bed candidate area in an image based on a first line segment extracted from the image; setting a search range for searching a second line segment with reference to the bed candidate area which is determined based on the specified first part of the bed candidate area; and correcting the bed candidate area based on a disposition of the second line segment included in the set search range.. .

Philatelic search service system and method

A philatelic online search system and method is disclosed, comprising a unified catalogue and a search system that quickly filters out irrelevant search results.. .

Price searching method and system

A non-transitory, computer-readable product for providing analytics, comprising code executable by one or more processors for causing the one or more processors to receive, from a first client, a data set relating to an object; correlate the data set to the object; cause the storage of the data set within memory; enrich pre-existing static data with the data set; receive, from a second client, a query that indicates an analytic function to be performed on the static data; and in response to receipt of the query that indicates the analytic function to be performed on the static data cause the loading of memory, from a first source, with data stored as the static data; cause real-time data to be received, as it is being generated by a second source, and to cause the return, to the second client, a result relating to the query.. .

Distributed system for discovery of vulnerabilities in applications including detecting and/or filtering out vulnerability duplicates

A vulnerability report evaluation system comprises a preprocessor that takes as its input a data record representing a vulnerability report and outputs a search record. The vulnerability report evaluation system further comprises a search engine and a searchable corpus comprising records of vulnerabilities, wherein the search engine is configured to use the outputted search record to search the corpus.

Searching for ideograms in an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first query inputted by a first user at a first client system, the first query including one or more n-grams; identifying ideograms, each ideogram being associated with one or more tags, each identified ideogram being associated with at least one tag matching at least one of the n-grams of the received first query; calculating, for each identified ideogram, a use-probability for the ideogram given the received first query, wherein the use-probability is based at least in part on a frequency of use associated with the ideogram; and sending, to the first client system, instructions for presenting a first set of ideograms comprising one or more of the identified ideograms, the first set being determined based on the calculated use-probabilities associated with the ideograms.. .

System and dynamic, encrypted searching

This disclosure relates to personalized and dynamic server-side searching techniques for encrypted data. Current so-called ‘zero-knowledge’ privacy systems (i.e., systems where the server has ‘zero-knowledge’ about the client data that it is storing) utilize servers that hold encrypted data without the decryption keys necessary to decrypt, index, and/or re-encrypt the data.

Tag based searching in data analytics

Various embodiments of systems and methods for tag based searching in data analytics are described herein. In an aspect, the method includes receiving a request for perforating search on one or more data containers.

Automated spiritual research, reflection, and community system and method

A computerized system and method are presented that provide access to three data collections that can form the foundations of a spiritual journey, namely a research archive for researching fundamental texts of a variety of spiritual and religious domains, a personal reflection data collection for reflecting upon a personal life journey, and a community conversation data collection that provides users with an opportunity to explore the research archive and their personal reflections in a social community setting. The research archive is oriented around ideas having snippets from the fundamental texts.

Multi-user search system with methodology for bypassing instant indexing

Multi-user computer search system with methodology for bypassing instant indexing of documents. In some embodiments, for example, a system for bypassing instant indexing includes a token store storing a set of token for a current version of a document and a tokenizer server configured to tokenize a new version of the document and to generate a set of tokens for the new version of the document.

Suggesting content items to be accessed by a user

The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates searching an online content management system for content items associated with a user. During operation, the system receives a call from a client application at a search interface in the online content management system, wherein the client application is operating on behalf of the user.

Document searching visualized within a document

A facility for annotating a visual representation of a document is described. The facility presents on a display device visual representations of two or more portions of a document.

Animating edits to documents

A notes system is presented with a content management system. The notes system manages creation and distribution of edits to notes to users sharing the notes.

System and methods for retrieving related content from a first application and displaying related content on a browser accessing a web application

A method for displaying related content from one application on an interface of another web application based on a context in the web application includes receiving a request from a user to display the related content from the first application while the user is accessing the second application on a window of a browser and identifying a context in the second application. The method further includes searching for the related content based on the value corresponding to the context and displaying on the window of the browser that is accessing the second application the related content returned by the searching..

Automatic event detection, text generation, and use thereof

A system and method for video surveillance and searching are disclosed. Video is analyzed and events are automatically detected.

Parking assistance device for vehicle and parking control method thereof

Provided are a parking assistance device for a vehicle and a parking control method thereof, capable of preventing collision with a stopper within a parking space by assisting parking in alignment with a parking reference line set with respect to an object located at a distance closest to the self vehicle among distances to objects located around a found parking space. The parking assistance device includes: a parking space searching unit configured to search for a parking space for parking of a self vehicle; a reception unit configured to receive sensing signals sensed from objects located around the parking space; a reference object determination unit configured to use the sensing signals to determine an object closest to the self vehicle as a reference object among the objects located around the parking space; and a parking reference line setting unit configured to set the parking reference line based on a front end of the determined reference object..

Search system

An in-vehicle terminal sends a speech input from a voice input unit as a voice signal to a relay server using a short-range wireless communication unit. The relay server converts the voice data received from the in-vehicle terminal into a string with a voice recognition unit, and makes an inquiry, via a communication unit, to an address database of a database server as to whether the string is a geographical condition.

Autotrophic hydrogen bacteria and uses thereof

In an aspect, the invention relates to compositions and methods production of n-butanol by aerobic hydrogen bacteria. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..

Process for producing ethanol and fermenting organisms

Processes for producing ethanol comprise saccharifying cellulosic material with a cellulolytic enzyme composition and fermenting the saccharified cellulosic material with a fermenting microorganism to produce ethanol. The fermenting organism is saccharomyces cerevisiae cibts1260 (deposited under accession no.

Driving assistance device

Provided is a driving assistance device allowing a driver to recognize a path of a vehicle by outputting a location of a vehicle and a location of a target space to the driver, the location of the target space being searched for with respect to the location of the vehicle. The driving assistance device includes: a space searching unit configured to search for a target space around a vehicle with respect to the vehicle; a space information acquisition unit configured to acquire a location of the vehicle and a location of the target space; and an output unit configured to output the location of the vehicle and the location of the target space to a driver, wherein, when an automatic steering function is operated, the output unit updates and outputs a current location of the vehicle on a certain cycle, preferably, in real time until the location of the vehicle matches the location of the target space..

Universal scalable and cost-effective surface modifications

Disclosed are fouling resistant filtration membranes comprising a polymeric thin-film membrane comprising a surface. Also disclosed are methods of modifying thin-film filtration membranes, thereby improving, for example, the anti-fouling properties of the membranes.

Integrated circuit

A wireless communication base station device which makes it possible to provide a base station, terminal and cce allocation method capable of reducing the number of times blind decoding of a terminal is performed, without increasing the cce block rate, even when a plurality of unit bands are set in a terminal. In this device, a search space setting section (103) sets in each of a plurality of unit bands a common search space in respect of a terminal which is communicating using the plurality of unit bands and other terminals, and sets in each of the plurality of unit bands an individual search space in respect of the terminal.
Sun Patent Trust

Using web search engines to correct domain names used for social engineering

A computer implemented method, comprising obtaining a first hyperlink associated with a first web resource accessible via a client terminal, converting one or more portions of the first hyperlink into a query comprising search terms(s) derived, at least partially, from the portion(s) of the first hyperlink, submitting the query to search engine(s) configured to search for information via the internet, receiving, from the search engine(s), search results associated with the query, the search results including one or more second hyperlinks, determining whether to replace the first hyperlink with a replacement hyperlink selected from the second hyperlink(s) based, at least partially, on a result of an analysis of similarity of the first hyperlink compared to each of the second hyperlink(s) and causing the client terminal to access either the first web resource associated with the first hyperlink or a second web resource associated with the replacement hyperlink based on the determination.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Authentication

An account authentication method performed at a server, including: receiving a login request sent by an initiating terminal; searching, among binding relationships between initiating terminal identifiers, authentication terminal identifiers, and registered biological characteristic information according to the first terminal's identifier, a matching target binding relationship; when found, sending an authentication request to an authentication terminal corresponding to an authentication terminal identifier; receiving biological characteristic information that is sent by the authentication terminal, and determining, through comparison, whether the biological characteristic information is consistent with registered biological characteristic information included in the target binding relationship; and if so, authenticating the login request.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Sky editing based on image composition

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a sky editing system and related processes for sky editing. The sky editing system includes a composition detector to determine the composition of a target image.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Exhibition information presentation method and system

An exhibition information presentation method includes acquiring an exhibition information presentation activation operation inputted by a first user, the exhibition information presentation activation operation being associated with product information currently browsed or searched by a second user; and displaying exhibition information or an exhibition information link item corresponding to the product information at a preset first position, where the exhibition information link item is used for acquiring a link operation inputted by the first user to open a corresponding exhibition information presentation page. In this way, product presentation is combined with exhibition information presentation, and a user can instantly know information about an exhibition in which a product participates when browsing or searching for the product, thus expanding the coverage of exhibition information of the product, expanding a channel of communications between the user and a merchant, and improving the efficiency of communications between the user and the merchant..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

System and user selected arranging of transport

Various embodiments of a system, methods, platform, database, search engine, device & marketplace for enabling on-demand service providers to list & present on-demand services to contextual prospective on-demand service consumers on user interface or real-time updated map for enabling prospective or searching on-demand service consumers to search, match, filter, view, select and/or select one or more contextual user actions, send, accept or reject request(s), send indication(s) of interest to consume services directly to one or more service providers via on-demand service(s) server(s) and/or enable to view approximate time and/or distance to reach or arrive service provider(s) or user(s) and/or optionally enable to verify, view user or service provider or service profile, compare, negotiate, bid, provide or notify various status, confirm, consume, communicate, rate & review service provider(s) and/or user(s).. .

System and searching and matching content over social networks relevant to an individual

The present invention is directed at a system and method for searching and matching content over social networks relevant to a specific individual. In an aspect, the individual relevant content search system provides search results and information that is relevant to the individual's perspective..
Bpu International, Inc.

Deep high-order exemplar learning for hashing and fast information retrieval

A system and method are provided for deep high-order exemplar learning of a data set. Feature vectors and class labels are received.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Indicating location status

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for indicating location status. A computing device can receive a query from a user device, a current time, and a location for the user device.
Google Inc.

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Boolean-query composer

Provided is a process of refining boolean queries, the process including: obtaining a query; searching a corpus of documents based on the query; selecting narrowing terms that pertain to respective subsets of the responsive documents; selecting broadening terms related to the query; instructing the user's computing device to present a graphical user interface comprising: graphical representations of the narrowing terms; graphical representations of the broadening terms; and one or more user inputs by which the user refines the query by adding a selected narrowing term or a selected broadening term; obtaining a user selection of a broadening term or a narrowing term; forming a refined query based on the user selection; searching at least part of the corpus based on the refined query to identify refined responsive documents; and instructing the user's computing device to present an updated graphical user interface with information about the refined responsive documents.. .
Quid, Inc.

Sequential pattern mining with the micron automata processor

A hardware accelerated solution of the spm (sequential pattern mining) is proposed using micron's automata processor (ap), a hardware implementation of non-deterministic finite automata (nfas) the generalized sequential pattern (gsp) algorithm for spm searching exposes massive parallelism, and is therefore well-suited for ap acceleration. The multi puss pruning strategy of the gsp is implemented is the aps fast reconfigurability.
University Of Virginia Patent Foundation

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatic search and replacement functionality within a computing application

Disclosed herein is an integration of automatic search functionality into a business application. The application is monitored for an instance wherein the user is initiating an activity that involves an expenditure.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Natural language processing based on textual polarity

Natural language processing (nlp) with awareness of textual polarity. An nlp system, such as a search engine or a question-answering (qa) system receives input text for processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and interactive searching of transcripts and associated audio/visual/textual/other data files

A system and method for processing digital multimedia files to provide searchable results includes the steps of converting a digital multimedia file to a plain text data format, annotating each word in the file with an indicator such as a time stamp to indicate where the word appears in the file, converting each indicator to an encoded indicator using characters that are not indexed by search software, indexing the converted, annotated file, storing the converted, annotated file and a file location of the converted, annotated file, receiving a query from a user's computer, and returning search results to the user's computer that include search snippets comprising unindexed portions of one or more files considered responsive to the query and the file location of those files.. .

Unified storage system for online image searching and offline image analytics

According to one embodiment, a master storage node receives a search query for searching images from a client, where the master storage node is coupled to a number of worker storage nodes over a storage network. The master storage node performs a hash operation on one or more keywords of the search query using a first predetermined hash function, generating a first hash value.
Baidu Usa Llc

Voice assistant

Systems and methods are disclosed for providing automated assistance for a user by receiving a user request for assistance from an appliance with a microphone and speaker and plugged into an electrical grid; translating the request to a language and determining semantics of the user request and identifying at least one domain, at least one task, and at least one parameter for the user request; searching a semantic database on the internet for the at least one matching domain, task, and parameter; and accessing semantic data and services having one or more triples including subject, predicate, and object available over the internet; and responding to the user request.. .

Search system

An in-vehicle terminal sends a spoken voice as a voice signal to a relay server, and the relay server includes a voice recognition unit which converts the received voice signal into a string, and a control unit which searches for information stored in a main database or a temporary storage database by using the string and sends a search result to the in-vehicle terminal, and, upon searching for information stored in the main database, stores the search result in the temporary storage database. Upon receiving a voice signal, when the search result is stored in the temporary storage database, the control unit searches for information stored in the temporary storage database by using the string converted from the received voice signal, and, when the search result is not stored in the temporary storage database, the control unit searches for information stored in the main database by using the string..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Computerized automatically detecting and rendering highlights from streaming videos

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content generating, searching, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

Live broadcast delaying method and apparatus

The disclosure discloses a live broadcast delaying method and apparatus, the method including: receiving live streaming media transmitted on the spot; segmenting the live streaming media into segmented files at a preset length of time; if a live broadcast delay instruction is received, then obtaining a delay period of time indicated by the live broadcast delay instruction; calculating a play start point of time from the current system time and the delay period of time; searching for one of the segmented files corresponding to the play start point of time, and downloading the segmented file searched to a cloud encoder; encoding the segmented file downloaded in the cloud encoder into delayed live streaming media; and transmitting the delayed live streaming media to a streaming media server, so that the live broadcast can be delayed without any additional costly delay device to thereby lower a cost of delaying the live broadcast.. .
Le Cloud Computing Co., Ltd.

Tv energy efficiency control method and electronic equipment

The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method and electronic device for controlling television energy efficiency, and a television. Wherein the method for controlling television energy efficiency includes: acquiring a cache address of frame data input by an external device from an application layer; searching for frame data corresponding to the cache address; extracting energy consumption parameter information from the frame data; and performing energy efficiency control for the television according to the energy consumption parameter information.
Le Shi Zhi Xin Electronic Technology (tianjin) Limited

Methods and apparatuses for interpreting a phone number

Methods and apparatuses are provided for interpreting a phone number in the field of information technology. The method includes: determining whether contact information of a phone number is stored in an address book if receiving a call; searching a message with content containing the phone number when it is determined that the contact information of the phone number is not stored in the address book; obtaining predetermined type information from the content of the message, in which the predetermined type information at least includes name information; and displaying the name information as the contact information of the phone number on a display interface of the call..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Large scale storage system and operating thereof

There are provided a computer node configured to operate in a distributed storage system (dss) comprising interconnected computer nodes and storage-related resources and a method of operating thereon. The method comprises: detecting by the computer node in the dss an unconnected storage-related resource connectable to the computer node; searching by a computer node a plug-in required to meet service level specification (sls) associated with the computer node, thereby giving rise to a found plug-in; and upon associating, by the computer node, the unconnected storage-related resource with the found plug-in, connecting the unconnected storage-related resource to the computer node..
Storone Ltd.

Automated dpi process

Disclosed is a method for tracking usage of applications on a mobile device that includes a virtual private network (vpn) application. The vpn application includes a rule dictionary to store a rule for each application that is executable on the mobile device.
App Annie Inc.

Video playing

The present application provides a video playing method and apparatus. The method includes: establishing a video message communication channel between a webpage main document including a webpage iframe and the webpage iframe; searching, by the webpage iframe, for a video marker included in the webpage iframe and acquiring video information according to the video marker; and receiving, by the webpage main document, the video information returned by the webpage iframe by using the communication channel, and performing video playing according to the video information.
Guangzhou Ucweb Computer Technology Co., Ltd.

Detecting unwanted intrusions into an information network

The present invention relates to a device for detecting unwanted intrusions into an information network comprising a module for receiving raw data from the network, a plurality of search engines configured to detect an attack indicator and any derived data which may be corrupted, a distribution module suitable for allocating at least one search engine to each piece of raw data, an administrator module linked to the search engines and to the distribution module and configured to transmit each piece of derived data to said module as new raw data if it has not already been processed by said same search engine(s), so as to provide recursive analysis of each piece of raw data received by said receiving module. The invention further relates to a process implemented by a device of this type..
Cassidian Cybersecurity Sas

Graph data representation and pre-processing for efficient parallel search tree traversal

One or more embodiments may provide the capability to enumerate maximal cliques of graph data by constructing and traversing a search tree through a single sequential pass on an adjacency list. The adjacency list may be generated so as to enable the at least one maximal clique to be generated in one single sequential pass..
International Business Machines Corporation

Server apparatus, search system, terminal apparatus, search method, non-transitory computer readable medium storing server program, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing terminal program

In a server apparatus (301), a data storage part (303) stores a plurality of pieces of encrypted data. An index storage part (304) stores, as an index i, a data structure which is for performing search with using a function h that outputs a unique numeric value in response to an inputted keyword, the data structure having a plurality of storage areas corresponding, in one-to-one relation, to numeric values outputted from the function h, and storing, for a plurality of keywords corresponding to plaintext data, an identifier of encrypted data being post-encryption data of the plaintext data to which each keyword corresponds, in a storage area corresponding to the numeric value outputted from the function h when each keyword is inputted.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Antenna signal transmission apparatus and antenna signal transmission method

An antenna is provided and characterized by searching a look-up table for emission angle information according to an incident angle of a radio frequency input signal and driving an antenna array to emit a radio frequency output signal in a direction corresponding to an incident direction of the radio frequency input signal according to the emission angle information.. .
Getac Technology Corporation

Method of synthetic representation of elements of interest in a viewing system for aircraft

A method of synthetic representation of elements of interest in a viewing system for aircraft, the viewing system comprises location sensors, a cartographic database and a database of elements of interest, an image sensor, a unit for processing images and a unit for generating three-dimensional digital images representative of the terrain overflown and a viewing device, wherein, when the terrain overflown comprises an element of interest, the method of synthetic representation comprises: a first step of searching for and detecting the element of interest in each image of a sequence of images, and; a second step of generating three-dimensional digital images representative of the terrain overflown, the element of interest represented according to a first representation if it has not been detected in any of the images of the sequence of images and according to a second representation if it is detected.. .
Thales

Product payment method and electronic device for supporting the same

An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a memory, a display, and a processor configured to electrically connect with the memory and the display.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gaze detection apparatus and gaze detection method

A gaze detection apparatus includes: an image capturing unit which generates an image representing both eyes of a user; an eye detection unit which, for each of the eyes, detects an eye region containing the eye from the image; a pupil detection unit which, for one of the eyes, detects a pupil region containing a pupil from the eye region; an estimating unit which obtains, based on the pupil region detected for the one eye, an estimated shape of the pupil region on the image for the other one of the eyes; a redetection unit which detects the pupil region by searching for a region having a shape that matches the estimated shape from within the eye region detected for the other eye; and a gaze detection unit which detects the user's gaze direction based on a position of the pupil region detected for each of the eyes.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Image analyzing apparatus that identifies barcode image in target image

In an image analyzing apparatus, identifying a barcode image includes: determining a bar candidate area representing a candidate for a bar having a first width in a target image, the bar candidate area containing a feature-matching area that matches a feature concerning two or more different widths of bars in a one-dimensional barcode; searching for first and second blank areas having lengths longer than or equal to a threshold value at first and second sides of the bar candidate area in a specific direction; when the first or second blank area is found, determining, as a first or second end position of the one-dimensional barcode, a boundary between the first or second blank area and a non-background area; and by using the first and second end positions, identifying an area containing the bar candidate area as the barcode image.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Using gesture selection to obtain contextually relevant information

Described herein are various technologies pertaining to using a gesture to obtain contextually relevant information. Content within an area selected by a gesture is extracted.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Displaying results, in an analytics visualization dashboard, of federated searches across repositories using as inputs attributes of the analytics visualization dashboard

Examples receive an input indicating a graphical user interface (gui) selection of an attribute displayed in an analytics visualization dashboard, where the selected attribute is associated with a search term. Some examples perform a federated search across a plurality of repositories using the search term and through a content web service.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Search engine powered software help

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media are provided for integrating native software help content with content from other data sources (e.g., community and/or expert sources). When a user signals that they'd like to engage a software help resource from one of various entry points within the software, the user is redirected to a search engine and a partial search query is formulated based upon perceived user intent and context within the software application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Shared url content update to improve search engine optimization

A computer program product, a method, and an information handling system is provided to associate keywords used for unsuccessfully searching for a shared url contents with a confidence level of predicting an adjustment of search engine optimization (seo) for finding the shared url due to changing the shared url contents and performing an action based on the confidence level.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

User location profile for personalized search experience

Architecture that enables the creation and utilization of a user location profile for a personalized search experience in recommendation systems. The user location profile does not necessitate login of the user to obtain user profile information such as a user id.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Explicit signals personalized search

Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided that enable users to provide explicit declarations that are used to generate recommendations for the users. An explicit declaration is received from a user of a user device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Database search system and database search method

A database search system receives a command and searches for data, which meets a search condition specified on the basis of the received command, in a whole database which is a database as an entity. The database search system generates a virtual database which is a list of address pointers to the found data and stores the generated virtual database..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Data set preview technology

A mechanism for providing a preview of a data set. The search system finds a data set relevant to the search query.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Hybrid use of location sensor data and visual query to return local listings for visual query

A visual query is received from a client system, along with location information for the client system, and processed by a server system. The server system sends the visual query and the location information to a visual query search system, and receives from the visual query search system enhanced location information based on the visual query and the location information.
Google Inc.

System and intelligent renaming or augmented naming based on common use

Method, system, and apparatus for dynamically modifying menu selection descriptions to include common use descriptions. A search query is generated that includes the menu selection description.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for electronic searching of materials and material properties

Systems and methods for normalizing and searching electronic data, such as chemical material property data, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving electronic data from a source.
Elsevier, Inc.

Method, business processing server and data processing server for storing and searching transaction history data

A method for storing transaction history data is provided. The method includes steps of: (a) a business processing server creating or supporting to create index data regarding a start of a transaction if the transaction starts; (b) the business processing server creating or supporting to create trace data related to processing individual services of the transaction; and (c) the business processing server creating or supporting to create index data regarding an end of the transaction if the transaction ends; wherein the business processing server stores or supports to store the index data regarding the start of the transaction and the index data regarding the end of the transaction in a database and the trace data related to processing the individual services of the transaction in a separate file system..
Tmaxsoft. Co., Ltd.

System and signature-based clustering of multimedia content elements

A system and method for signature-based clustering of multimedia content elements. The method includes generating at least one signature for a first multimedia content element; determining, based on the generated at least one signature, at least one tag for the first multimedia content element; searching, using the determined at least one tag, for at least one matching multimedia content element cluster in at least one data source, wherein each multimedia content element cluster includes a plurality of clustered multimedia content elements sharing a common concept; and adding the first multimedia content element to each matching multimedia content element cluster..
Cortica, Ltd.

System and sharing images

A system and method for sharing an image showing at least one person. The method includes generating at least one signature for the image; determining, based on the generated at least one signature, at least one personal identifier of each of the at least one person, wherein each personal identifier uniquely identifies the respective person; searching, using the determined personal identifiers, for at least one sharing identifier in at least one data source, wherein each sharing identifier indicates information for sharing the image with one of the at least one person; and sending a notification indicating the image using the at least one sharing identifier..
Cortica, Ltd.

Method and system for locally indexing and searching for digital photos

Methods, systems, and products, such as software products, are provided for locally indexing photographs (e.g., digital photographs), stored in a user (local) computer. There is also a search mechanism, such as a search engine, for the local computer, allowing the user to easily find these now-indexed digital photographs on their local computer..

Sentence creation system

A sentence creation system, which outputs an opinion sentence on an agenda, includes: an input unit into which the agenda is input; an agenda analyzing unit analyzing the agenda and judging the polarity of the agenda and a keyword used for searching; a searching unit searching for articles using the keyword and a disputed point word showing a disputed point in the discussion; a disputed point determining unit for determining the disputed point used for creating the opinion sentence; a sentence extracting unit for extracting sentences in which the disputed point is described among the articles output by the searching unit; a sentence sorting unit for creating sentences by sorting the extracted sentences; an evaluating unit for evaluating the sentences; a paraphrasing unit for inserting appropriate conjunctions into the sentences; and an output unit for outputting the most highly evaluated sentence among the plural sentences as the opinion sentence.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Managing translation invalidation

Managing translation invalidation includes: in response to determining that a first invalidation message (im) applies to a subset of virtual addresses (vas) consisting of fewer than all vas associated with a first set of translation context (tc) values, searching va-indexed structure(s) to find and invalidate any entries that correspond to a va in the subset; in response to determining that a second im applies to all vas associated with a second set of tc values and that no entry exists in invalidation-tracking structure(s) corresponding to the second set, bypassing searching any va-indexed structure(s); and in response to determining that a third im applies to all vas associated with a third set of tc values and that at least one entry exists in the invalidation-tracking structure(s) corresponding to the third set, storing invalidation information in the invalidation-tracking structure(s) to invalidate the third set and delaying searching any va-indexed structure(s).. .
Cavium, Inc.

Virtual machine scaling

A virtual machine (vm) scaling method and device is provided. The method includes determining a vm resource pool corresponding to an application when a new vm needs to be added for the application; searching, according to a parameter of the new vm that needs to be added for the application, the determined vm resource pool for a vm that conforms to the parameter; registering the conforming vm with a load balancer (lb); and starting the vm to provide a service for the application.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Search and replace operations in a memory device

Technology for an apparatus is described. The apparatus can include a memory and a storage controller.
Intel Corporation

Digital microscope and focusing method thereof

A digital microscope and a focusing thereof are provided. The microscope integrates a focusing lens unit, a zooming lens unit and related control circuits into the interior of the microscope.
Tagye Technology Hangzhou Co., Ltd.

Characterization of dielectric slabs attached to the body using focused millimeter waves

A system for characterizing a dielectric object situated adjacent to an electrically conductive surface comprises a radiation source configured to radiate electromagnetic energy toward the dielectric object, and a receiver configured to receive scattered electromagnetic energy scattered by the dielectric object and the electrically conductive surface. The system may further comprise a control subsystem, coupled to the radiation source and the receiver, that determines an apparent focal point within the object, determines a phase shift associated with the scattered electromagnetic energy with respect to the electromagnetic energy radiated by the radiation source, and determine a thickness and an index of refraction of the object based, on the apparent focal point and the phase shift.
Northeastern University

Method for searching for a minimum of a multi-dimensional surface

Provided herein is a method for calibrating a clutch by searching for the minimum of a multi-dimensional surface including determining the error between a spline function and recorded data relating to clutch characteristics, creating a multi-dimensional surface corresponding to the error values, determining the minimum of the multi-dimensional surface using the steps of performing a steepest gradient & direction determination step and conducting a golden section search and switch direction step to find a minimum that meets a predetermined closing condition. Additionally, provided herein is a computer-implemented system for calibrating the clutch..
Dana Automotive Systems Group, Llc.

Flame retardant blended polycarbonate compositions with improved surface appearance

Disclosed herein are blended thermoplastic compositions comprising a polycarbonate component, a styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer component, and a high rubber graft acrylonitrile-butadiene styrene copolymer or methyl (meth) acrylate-butadiene-styrene copolymer component. The resulting thermoplastic compositions can be used in the manufacture of articles requiring materials with high impact strength, good flow, flame retardancy, ductility, and improved surface appearance.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Method for controlling standby power consumption of a mobile terminal, electronic device and storage medium

Disclosed are a method and device for controlling standby power consumption of a mobile terminal. The method comprises: in a first cycle of discontinuous reception, obtaining, by way of searching adjacent cells, a control channel allocation list of a first adjacent cell for the first network mode and a control channel allocation list of a second adjacent cell for the second network mode; generating a list of shared channels according to the same channels within the said control channel allocation list of the first adjacent cell and the said control channel allocation list of the second adjacent cell; and in a second cycle of discontinuous reception, re-obtaining, by way of searching adjacent cells, the said control channel allocation list of the first adjacent cell and updating the said control channel allocation list of the second adjacent cell according to the said control channel allocation list of the first adjacent cell..
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Improved network searching

A mobile rf communication device configured for dual sim operation and configured to send a request for search data relevant to the second sim module to a server, said request including an identifier for a first cell associated with the first operator; receive a response from said server, said response including a correlation for said first cell and search data for a second cell associated with the second operator, the search data including an identifier for the second cell; and adapt a network searching strategy for the second rf modem based on the correlated search data.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Identity management for mobile devices

A method of managing identities for use in a mobile telecommunications device in a telecommunications network has the following features. The identity management process is triggered and one or more parameters of a currently available mobile telecommunications network detected.
Truphone Limited

System and tracking events and providing feedback in a virtual conference

A virtual conferencing system is described which tracks events during a virtual conference, provides a user interface for reviewing the events, and allows a moderator and/or other participant to provide feedback related to the events. For example, one embodiment of a virtual conferencing system comprises: a plurality of clients operated by participants and at least one moderator of a virtual conference, each of the clients comprising state management logic to maintain a current state of the virtual conference; a virtual conferencing service to establish audio and/or video connections between the plurality of clients during the virtual conference, the virtual conferencing service further including a state synchronization service communicatively coupled to the state management logic on each client to ensure that the current state of the virtual conference is consistent on each client; a virtual conferencing graphical user interface (gui) to be rendered on the plurality of clients, the virtual conferencing gui configured, via signals sent from the state synchronization service, to display a video stream of one or more current speakers during the virtual conference utilizing the established video connections; and a contribution identification module to identify events related to actions of participants during the virtual conference; an event log to store the events identified by the contribution identification module; and an event filter to provide options for searching for specific types of events within the event log based on input from the moderator and/or participants when reviewing a recording of the virtual conference, the event filter to generate a filtered set of events based on the input from the moderator and/or participants..
Minerva Project, Inc.

Packet processing method, network server, and virtual private network system

Embodiments of the present application relate to the communications field, and disclose a packet processing method, a network server, and a virtual private network system. The method includes: receiving, by a network server, a first packet sent by an access device, where the first packet includes an identifier of a first user, and the identifier of the first user is used to identify the first user; searching, by the network server, an already stored first list for a suppressed state identifier of the first user according to the identifier of the first user; and discarding, by the network server, the first packet when the first list includes the suppressed state identifier of the first user, where the suppressed state identifier of the first user is used to indicate not to provide services to the first user..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and registering web domain sections

Method and apparatus for converting sections of registered absolute domain names (pages or paths or sub-domains) into marketable assets within a legal, technological and operational framework enabled through a web-hosted system. Within the framework, owners of well-established, reputable domain names having a particular web structure can offer to share with third-party licensees selected sections of the domain that are otherwise unused by the domain owner.
Geonetry Llc

Picture information processing method and system based on mobile terminal

The present disclosure provides a picture information processing method based on a mobile terminal, where the picture information processing method based on a mobile terminal includes: generating, by the mobile terminal, a query request information according to a information of a picture of an object taken by a user and a shooting positional information of the object, and sending a query request information to the back-end server; searching and matching, by the back-end server, corresponding introductory information of the object, and sending the introductory information of the object back to the mobile terminal. The present disclosure makes the user easily obtain the introductory information of the object, which provides convenience for the user..
Huizhou Tlc Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.

Method for testing computer program product

This document discloses a solution for detecting, by a computer apparatus, computer program library in a binary computer program code. A method according to an embodiment of the solution comprises in the computer apparatus: acquiring a reference computer program library file in a binary form; and determining at least one signature set of binary data from a read-only section of the reference computer program library, wherein the at least one signature set of binary data is determined to contain constant binary data that is unique to the reference computer program library; the method further comprising a testing phase comprising: acquiring binary computer program code and at least one signature set of binary data associated with each reference computer program library to be searched for; searching the binary computer program code for said at least one signature set of binary data; and upon determining that a signature set of binary data has been detected in the binary computer program code, determining that the binary computer program code comprises the computer program library associated with the detected signature set of binary data..
Synopsys, Inc.

Generating logical expressions for search queries

In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a search request; generating a search query based on the search request, the search query including a logical expression, the logical expression including a logical operator that operates on multiple operands, at least one of the operands including an optional search constraint and an associated weight; searching a data store to identify a set of objects matching the search query, the set of objects including a subset of objects satisfying the logical expression, each object in the subset satisfying at least one of the operands, for each operand that includes an optional search constraint, at least a proportion of the objects in the subset satisfying the optional search constraint, the proportion determined based on the associated weight; and sending instructions for presenting a search-results page, the search-results page including search results corresponding to the objects in the identified set of objects.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Web page search bar

A method for consumer review retrieval over the internet including the steps of: creating a search engine protocol; implementing the search protocol into a web browser; posting a text entry box within the web browser; and initiating a retrieval of consumer reviews based upon data placed in the text entry box. The step of initiating preferably includes crawling through a plurality of web sites searching for consumer reviews related to the data, where the data includes either consumer products or services.

Narrated search results

Technologies are described herein for generating narrated search results. In some examples, a system will receive search results provided by one or more search engines.
Newsrx, Llc

Providing continued searching and associated indicators

A search continuation device and its operations include, for example, performing a first electronic search based on first search criteria. The first electronic search generates first search results.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and navigational searching of a website

Methods may display an interactive searching display window on a webpage. Methods may display a search box located on the interactive searching display window, which may enable a user to type in a query.
Bank Of America Corporation

Enhanced answers in deepqa system according to user preferences

A semantic search engine is enhanced to employ user preferences to customize answer output by, for a first user, extracting user preferences and sentiment levels associated with a first question; receiving candidate answer results of a semantic search of the first question; weighting the candidate answer results according to the sentiment levels for each of the user preferences; and producing the selected candidate answers to the first user. Optionally, user preferences and sentiment levels may be accumulated over different questions for the same user, or over different users for similar questions.
International Business Machines Corporation

Optimizing searches

A method, executed by a computer, for optimizing searches includes receiving a boolean search query comprising a plurality of operators and operands and usage information corresponding to a user, determining modifications to be made to the boolean search query according to the usage information, and modifying the boolean search query according to the modifications. A computer program product and computer system corresponding to the above method are also disclosed herein..
International Business Machines Corporation

Search service providing apparatus, system, method, and computer program

Provided is a search service providing apparatus including: an input data type display unit configured to display a plurality of selectable input data types; a search target data input controller configured to control search target data corresponding to each of the plurality of input data types to be received; a search area input unit configured to control a search area including an object to be searched for to be received within the search target data; a search area analyzer configured to detect at least one object included in the search area by analyzing the search area, and extract at least one feature of the at least one object as a parameter; a search query generator configured to generate a search query comprising the at least one object and the parameter; and a search query transmitter configured to transmit the search query to a service server.. .
Naver Corporation

Image annotation using aggregated page information from active and inactive indices

Architecture that addresses page information lost as part of a selection process in a search engine framework. An aggregation process collects all page or document information from the same image cluster and uses the aggregated page information to annotate one or more selected image-page pairs within the same image cluster.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Devices, systems, and methods for digital image searching

A method and apparatus for searching digital images is provided and includes receiving a first search query, determining a first set of digital images based on the contents of the first query, displaying the digital images returned based on the results of the first query, receiving a second query different from the first query, determining a second set of digital images based on the contents of the first query and the second query, and displaying the digital images returned based on the results of the first query and second query.. .
Canon U.s.a., Inc.

Image and data capture and machine learning for automatic generation of search queries

Automatically capturing information and performing content searching may include extracting features from data content, for example, captured via an image capturing device or by another method. Features extracted from the data content are structured into an ontology graph representing keywords and contextual relationships.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and determining exact location results using hash encoding of multi-dimensioned data

Aspects of the present invention are directed to system and methods for optimizing identification of locations within a search area using hash values. A hash value represents location information in a single dimension format.
Mongodb, Inc.

System and methods for searching documents in a relational database using a tree structure stored in a tabular format

System and methods of searching documents in a relational database that includes receiving a search query from an application; identifying, via an ancestry table, node identifiers corresponding to the search query; determining, from the corresponding node identifiers, ancestor node identifiers having a depth value greater than zero; and displaying identifiers associated with the ancestor node identifiers to a user. Each entry in the ancestry table includes a node identifier, an ancestor node identifier associated with the node identifier and a depth value corresponding to a distance between the node identifier and the ancestor identifier..
Lexmark Internatioanl Technology, Sarl

Automatic document summarization using search engine intelligence

A summary of a document is generated in near real time. In aspects, an indication to summarize the document is received and the document is processed to generate a summary.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for collecting error data to troubleshoot product errors

The disclosed computer-implemented method for collecting error data to troubleshoot product errors may include (1) monitoring internet searches submitted by a user of a computing device to a search engine executing within a browser installed on the computing device, (2) identifying, while monitoring the internet searches, a search including a description of an error in a product installed on the computing device, (3) in response to identifying the search, automatically enabling debug logging for the product on the computing device, and (4) maintaining an event log including information collected from the debug logging that may be used to diagnose the error. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed..
Symantec Corporation

Semiconductor device, search system and search method

The present invention relates to a semiconductor device capable of providing extensibility in the entry direction and bit direction of a search table. The semiconductor device includes: a block search circuit that searches each of a plurality of block tables into which a search table, which is configured in the entry direction and in the bit direction, is divided in the entry direction and in the bit direction; a circuit that combines the search results of the block search circuits in the bit direction; and a control circuit that inputs a search key as well as the outputs of the combining circuits, and outputs hit information..
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Positioner

A positioner according to the present invention includes: an electro-pneumatic converter that converts an input electric signal into a pneumatic signal and controls the valve opening of a regulating valve by driving an operational unit in accordance with the pneumatic signal; an operating-point searching unit that changes the electric signal by performing open loop control to search for an operating point indicating a target valve-opening value of the regulating valve when an output air pressure of the pneumatic signal starts to change; and a pst executing unit that executes a pst on the regulating valve by using the operating point found by the operating-point searching unit. The operating-point searching unit sets the operating point based on a value of the electric signal when the output air pressure matches a first reference value..
Azbil Corporation

Vehicle equipment control device and searching for control content

A control device to control operations of a plurality of pieces of equipment used in a vehicle includes a search processing unit and an operation target guessing unit. The search processing unit searches, using a search term inputted by a user, for control contents associated with the search term among a plurality of control contents executable by the plurality of pieces of equipment used in the vehicle.
Denso Corporation

Network access method and mobile communications terminal

Disclosed are a network access method and a mobile communications terminal, said method comprising the following steps: if a current visited public land mobile network identifier is not present in a network log file of a mobile communications terminal, then obtaining said current visited public land mobile network identifier and storing same in a network log file of said mobile communications terminal; simultaneously adding to an equivalent public land mobile network list the current visited public land mobile network identifier and home public land mobile network identifier in the network log file of said mobile communications terminal; searching for a network according to said equivalent public land mobile network list, and if any network is found in said equivalent public land mobile network list, then executing a network registration operation for said mobile communications terminal.. .
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Program sharing method and electronic device

A program sharing method is disclosed. The method includes: receiving position information and program information for sharing that are uploaded by a first user; determining a site type of a site where the first user is located according to the position information; searching, within a preset range around the first user, for at least one target site of the same site type as the site where the first user is located; and generating program recommendation information according to the program information and sending the program recommendation information to at least one second user in the target site..
Le Shi Internet Information & Technology Corp., Beijing

Media content recommendation

Embodiments of the present application disclose a media content recommendation method and device. The method may comprise: receiving recognition information, sent by a client, for identifying target serial media content; identifying the target serial media content according to the recognition information, and searching a media resource database obtained beforehand for at least one target resource address and parameter information of the target serial media content provided by each target resource address, the at least one target resource address being the resource address providing the target serial media content, the parameter information of the target serial media content provided by each target resource address at least including the number of a currently updated episode or chapter of the target serial media content provided by this target resource address; sending, to the client, a prompt message of the at least one target resource address, the prompt message of a target resource address including the parameter information of the target serial media content provided by the target resource address.
Beijing Kingsoft Internet Security Software Co., Ltd.

Web page access method and web server access method

A method of accessing a web page using a near field communication (nfc) tag is provided. The method includes receiving a tag id from the nfc tag using an application program installed in a mobile terminal, the application program transmitting the tag id to a first id search engine, the application program receiving a uniform resource locator (url) of a management system corresponding to the tag id from the first id search engine, the application program accessing the management system using the url of the management system and requesting a url of the web page from the management system, the application program receiving the url of the web page from the management system, and the application program accessing the web page using the url of the web page..
Benple Inc.

Intrusion detection to prevent impersonation attacks in computer networks

In an embodiment, a central computer performs a data processing method. The central computer receives telemetry data from intrusion sensors.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Service processing method, apparatus and server

The present application provides a service processing method, apparatus and server, and the method includes: when a first user logs on a client device based on a first account, receiving an operation request for requesting a service operation from the first user; according to the first account, searching account binding relationship which has been stored; if a second account of a second user bound with the first account is found, permitting the first user to accomplish the service operation using the second account authority of the second account; after the first user accomplishes the service operation using the second account authority of the second account, updating the second account information of the second account according to the operation result of the service operation. By applying the embodiments of the present application, the first user can accomplish various service operations on the basis of the account authorities of the multiple bound accounts, thus expanding the way of implementing services; and the times of transmission of service data among different accounts can be reduced, thus improving the interactive efficiency of service information..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and electronic device for searching for special contacts

The present invention provides a method and electronic device for searching for special contacts. The method for searching for special contacts comprises: receiving a search string input by a user; parsing the search string to obtain a feature code corresponding to a capability type of target contacts and a keyword used for searching to obtain the target contacts; and according to the feature code and the keyword, searching, in a contact database, for contacts having contact information matching the keyword and having the capability type corresponding to the feature code, and using the found contacts as the target contacts.
Dongguan Yulong Telecommunication Tech Co., Ltd.

Searching contact data based on product data

Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a program. The program receives from a client device a request for contacts to use to initiate communications for a product.
Sap Se

Related content display associated with browsing

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for displaying related content associated with browsing a website. For example, a user may access a website to view content provided by the website.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

A content addressable memory, an index generator, and a registered information update method

A content addressable memory according to the present invention includes plural index generators, an output unit, and a controller. The plural index generators generates a signature of an input vector using plural hash functions, and to generate index corresponding to the input vector by searching registered information for a registered vector based on the signature.
Meiji University

Dialog management system

A dialog management system functioned by a special search algorithm, the search algorithm comprises the rule of recognizing the phrase directly, converting the words into terms, filtering the adjacency terms and recognizing, the dynamic field the dialog management system comprises: an application conducting a predefined operation between a user and a terminal; an input unit receiving an utterance from the user; recognition unit recognizing and converting the received utterance from sound into sequential words in a written text; processor; wherein the processor comprises dynamic field recognition unit; conversion unit, filter unit, a matching unit; a database storing a dictionary that includes the all of the definition of words and the word-term list.. .
Sestek Ses Ve Iletisim Bilgisayar Tekn. San. Ve Tic. A.s.

Drive control apparatus and drive control method

An object of the present invention is to provide a drive control apparatus and a drive control method for reducing time and effort of parking. A drive control apparatus according to the present invention includes a processor to execute a program and a memory to store the program which, when executed by the processor, performs processes of: acquiring a traveling information; detecting a stop position of a vehicle, which is manually driven, based on the traveling information and determining whether or not the stop position is included in a no-parking area with reference to a map data in which information of the no-parking area is described; searching for a parking area including an empty space when it is determined that the stop position is included in the no-parking area; and instructing the vehicle to perform an automatic driving from the stop position to the parking area including the empty space..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Parking occupancy estimation

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for estimating parking occupancy. For a paid parking period, parking meter transaction data may be acquired for a parking meter encompassed by a zone of one or more parking spaces.
Inrix, Inc.

Diagnostic image generation apparatus and diagnostic image generation method

A three-dimensional region of interest (roi) is established with a high degree of accuracy, by a simple method without increasing a burden on the operator, in generating a three-dimensional projected image from medical volume data according to rendering, achieving more efficient interpretation of three-dimensional image and streamlining of diagnostic flow, with the use of the diagnostic image generation apparatus. An energy map is generated on a predetermined tomographic plane, assuming a preset start point as a reference and searching for a path that minimizes the energy, and then the path is set as a boundary of the three-dimensional roi.
Hitachi, Ltd.

System and autonomous internet searching and display of product data and sending alerts

A system and method to analyze product information by receiving product information from a third party server. The system filters the product information for review information, generates a score for the review information, and generates a notification based on the score..
Trackstreet, Inc.

Comprehensive recruitment and employment services for multiple hiring managers and hiring entities

Web and mobile based databases, functions, systems and interfaces facilitate recruiting from a point of job order, through the selection process, interview process, to hire and payroll points within a single system that also facilitates the payment of commissions to recruiters or partner entities. A series of graphical user interfaces include interfaces for a registration dashboard, a recruiting dashboard, partner recruiter dashboard, customer dashboard, search engine results interface, commission dashboard, and other interfaces, dashboards and displays useful in facilitating employment recruiting.

Display terminal-based data processing method

A data processing method based on a display terminal includes: generating a screenshot of a display interface when an information acquisition instruction is detected; searching relevant information based on the screenshot to determine the relevant information of the screenshot; and displaying the determined relevant information. According to the disclosure, it is very fast and convenient to search for the relevant information directly based on the currently displayed interface, achieving a more efficient way for the display terminal to query information..
Zte Corporation

Identification of job skill sets and targeted advertising based on missing skill sets

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining gaps in a user's resume regarding skills or titles for a job, and recommending educational courses to the user based on those gaps. The user's resume is received and analyzed for the user's current set of skills.
Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Systems and methods for securely searching and exchanging database relationships between registered inventory

Embodiments described herein are directed at inventory tracking system that use labels (e.g., two dimensional (2d) datamatrix™/qr code™ objects, or virtual labels) including encoded unique identifiers (e.g., a code) to track physical items as they are transferred and/or controlled by different registered entities of the inventory tracking system. In some embodiments, the system includes a mobile application that scans a special label attached to an item (e.g., a hammer) or generates a unique virtual label for the item to register the item.
Goodees, Inc.

Job assignment optimization

An aspect of providing job assignment optimization includes creating a feature vector from features extracted from a new job request. Each of the features is associated with a constraint on minimum requirements with respect to a level of experience of a potential candidate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Application evaluation

In one implementation, a method comprises receiving an objective of a business, searching an application repository to automatically identify an application in the application repository that is associated with the received objectives, receiving metrics for the application and outputting an objective evaluation of the application based on the received metrics and the received objectives. In one implementation, usage of a plurality of applications is monitored to identify usage patterns for each of the plurality of applications.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Protecting search privacy using policy-based search terms

A processor-implemented method for policy-based search privacy is provided, including a search privacy module and one or more privacy policy configurations. The privacy policy configurations include at least one semantic domain, at least one semantic scope, at least one semantic domain database, and at least one lexical database.
International Business Machines Corporation

Organizing search results based upon clustered content

Many users make use of search engines to locate desired internet content by submitting search queries. For example, a user may search for photos, applications, websites, videos, documents, and/or information regarding people, places, and things.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Locating human resources via a computer network

A computer implemented method for searching and mapping includes: providing one or more databases that comprise a plurality of profiles representing a plurality of internet searchers; providing client devices that enable the plurality of internet searchers to enter search and map requests; creating a plurality of search spaces representing the plurality of internet searchers, each search space representing a respective internet searcher and comprising a respective search request record containing one or more previous search requests of the respective internet searcher, and each of the one or more previous search requests including one or more keywords entered by the respective internet searcher when performing a search; and receiving a search and map request including one or more keywords identifying one or more internet searchers that have previously entered the received one or more keywords in at least one previous search request from a current internet searcher.. .

Genomic, metabolomic, and microbiomic search engine

Disclosed are systems, media, and methods for providing a genomic search engine application comprising: a plurality of indices, recorded in the computer storage, the indices comprising tokenized genomic data; a software module providing an indexing pipeline, the indexing pipeline ingesting genomic data and annotation associated with the genomic data, tokenizing the data while preserving gene names and gene variant names, and updating the indices with the tokenized data; and a software module presenting a user interface allowing a user to enter a user query; a software module providing a query engine, the query engine accepting the user query, selecting one or more relevant indices, and applying a ranking formula to the selected indices to return ranked results.. .
Human Longevity, Inc.

Search result enhancement component for interest queues

Techniques for providing a supplementary information component to search results are provided. In some embodiments, a search engine computer provides search results in response to the search query.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Social-based optimization of web crawling for online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying, by a search engine of an online social network, web domains external to the online social network. The method includes accessing domain-quality signals associated with each web domain.
Facebook, Inc.

Method for divisionally displaying search engine results page and web pages therefrom

The method includes the steps of: a) inputting a word to be searched to a computer with a microphone; b) dividing a screen of the computer into at least two partitions; c) displaying a screen picture of a search engine results page (serp) on a first partition of the at least two partitions; d) speaking a hyperlink in the serp; and e) showing a web page of the hyperlink spoken in step d) on a second partition of the at least two partitions.. .
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.

Methods, systems, and media for searching for video content

Methods, systems, and media for searching for video content using integrated content sources are provided. In some embodiments, a system for searching for video content is provided, the system comprising: at least one hardware processor that is configured to: receive a search query including at least one search term; identify a plurality of video segments that match the search query, wherein each of the plurality of video segments is associated with a transcript that includes the search term; select a first set of video segments from the plurality of video segments; generate a first composite video by combining the first set of video segments; and cause the first composite video to be presented..
Google Inc.

Search result enhancement component for item documents

Techniques for providing a supplementary information component to search results are provided. In some embodiments, a search engine computer provides search results in response to the search query.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method, apparatus, and system for determining the existence of a data file

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method, apparatus, and system for determining the existence of a data file. The method includes: sending, by a first network node, a request to a second network node, the request including a first identifier of a data file; searching for, by the second network node, a local matching data file according to the first identifier of the data file; selecting a file block from the local matching data file, and acquiring a first position of the selected file block; and sending the first position to the first network node; selecting, by the first network node, a file block at a corresponding position from the data file according to the first position, and calculating a second characteristic value of the selected file block; and sending the second characteristic value of the file block to the second network node; and determining, by the second network node, whether the second characteristic value matches a third characteristic value of the selected file block in the local matching data file, and determining whether the data file exists based on the matching result..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Category-based full-text searching

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a solution for category-based full-text searching. In some embodiments, there is provided a method of full-text searching.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Keyword search queries on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user, a text query including one or more n-grams, including an ambiguous n-gram. The method includes searching multiple keyword generators to identify one or more keyword suggestions matching the ambiguous n-gram, each keyword generator having a particular type.
Facebook, Inc.

Computerized high-quality and high-ranking digital content discovery

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content searching, generating, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

Method and device for searching character string

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and device for searching a character string. In one embodiment, a method of searching a character string is provided.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

System and signature-enhanced multimedia content searching

A method for signature-enhanced multimedia content searching. The method includes searching through a plurality of input multimedia content elements by comparing a query to at least one tag assigned to each input multimedia content element, wherein at least one of the at least one tag assigned to each input multimedia content element is assigned based on at least one signature generated for the input multimedia content element, wherein each signature represents a concept, wherein each concept is a collection of signatures and metadata representing the concept..
Cortica, Ltd.





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