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02/04/16
20160037442 
 Method of managing power of rf circuits and wireless communication device utilizing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Method of managing power of rf circuits and wireless communication device utilizing the same
A method of locating a mobile device, and a mobile device utilizing the same are provided. The method, adopted by a wireless communication device, includes: searching for a plurality of signal-source types; in response to the searching, determining whether a first type of signal source is available; setting a search configuration based on availability of the first type of signal source; and searching again for the plurality of signal-source types according to the search configuration..
Athentek Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037227 
 Apparatus,  media content searching patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus, media content searching
Media device systems and methods are operable to identify media content events. An exemplary embodiment receives a user defined keyword tag, associates an identifier of a media content event with the user defined keyword tag, stores the user defined keyword tag and the associated identifier in a database, receives a user specification of the user defined keyword tag, conducts a search of the user defined keyword tags in the database for instances where the user defined keyword tag of the second user specification matches with the stored user defined keyword tag of the first user specification, and generates a return message that indicates the associated identifier of the media content event for each instance where the user defined keyword tag matches with the stored user defined keyword tag..
Eldon Technology Limited


02/04/16
20160036995 
 System and  detecting and alerting risks in refill transactions patent thumbnailnew patent System and detecting and alerting risks in refill transactions
Apparatus and method are disclosed for detecting a risk in a refill transaction. The method may include receiving, from a user, a request for refilling an account, the request including account information associated with the account.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


02/04/16
20160036890 
 Providing access to message headers patent thumbnailnew patent Providing access to message headers
Method and system are provided for providing access to string-based message headers in network protocol messages. The method includes: converting header names into canonical form, wherein a canonical key represents at least one equivalent header name, and wherein a canonical key has a string and an integer value; providing a mapping between the header names and the canonical keys; and searching for a header name using the canonical key by sequential search using integer comparison..
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036810 
 Electronic device and  transceiving data patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device and transceiving data
An electronic device and a method of transceiving data are disclosed. A method of transceiving data by an electronic device includes: storing one or more pieces of input biometric information; searching for one or more electronic devices in response to the input of the same biometric information as the stored biometric information; connecting a communication session with the one or more searched electronic devices; and transceiving data with the one or more electronic devices through the connected communication session..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036649 
 Method, system and  establishing and monitoring sessions with clients over a communication network patent thumbnailnew patent Method, system and establishing and monitoring sessions with clients over a communication network
Systems and methods provide real-time communication between website operators and website visitors including monitoring, gathering, managing and sharing of information. The features include: simultaneous chatting with system's website visitor while responding/submitting tickets/emails and searching through company knowledge base; operator communicating message to another operator directly in active chat session, while message remains hidden to visitors/customers; displaying advertising messages to visitors/customers within chat window during active chat sessions; growing knowledge base by adding information into knowledge base during chat session; providing real-time access to system's website visitor information by seeing the content of visitor's shopping cart or by passing information from system's server into visitor's information located in operator's panel; creating and branding multiple chat windows and selectively linking all or some to the account; tagging and grouping each chat sessions; parent-child ticketing for project management; lead scoring; and mobile live chatting..
Livehelpnow, Llc


02/04/16
20160036454 
 All-digital phase-locked loop (adpll) with reduced settling time patent thumbnailnew patent All-digital phase-locked loop (adpll) with reduced settling time
Settling time may be reduced or eliminated for a phase-locked loop (adpll). An oscillator model provides proper settings that are applied to compensate both the frequency response and the phase response.
Nxp B.v.


02/04/16
20160034989 
 System and  a multi-party dynamic bartering network patent thumbnailnew patent System and a multi-party dynamic bartering network
A method is disclosed of generating a computer-based, multi-party dynamic bartering network. The method includes: receiving, at a computer server, user supply information and user demand information from multiple parties over a computer network; generating multi-party barter loop options, using one or more processors, in response to a search request by a searching user, by analyzing the user supply information and user demand information; proposing multi-party barter loop options to the searching user over the computer network; receiving confirmation of the searching user joining a multi-party barter loop from the proposed multi-party barter loop options; and facilitating execution of the multi-party barter loop..
Have Need, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034898 
 Systems and methods for identifying merchants that pose transaction risks to purchasing entities patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for identifying merchants that pose transaction risks to purchasing entities
Systems and methods are provided for identifying when a merchant poses a transaction risk to a purchasing entity. One exemplary method includes receiving a request to review a merchant to determine if the merchant poses a transaction risk to a purchasing entity, and searching for the merchant in a merchant database.
Mastercard International Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034857 
 Methods and systems for mapping repair orders within a database patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for mapping repair orders within a database
Methods and systems for mapping repairs orders within a database are described. Mapping a repair order can include generating a searchable data record with multiple data record fields.
Snap-on Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034818 
new patent

Oilfield data analytics and decision workflow solution


A method for presenting oilfield data to a user includes: searching a plurality of oilfield data sources for raw oilfield data; applying an algorithm as needed to the raw oilfield data; providing a quality control check on the oilfield data; deleting any oilfield data that does not pass the quality control check; tagging oilfield data that passes the quality control check with one or more searchable identifiers; storing any oilfield data that passes the quality control check and associated one or more identifiers in a storage medium; receiving a request for specified oilfield data from a user; searching identifiers in the storage medium to identify the specified oilfield data; and sending the identified specified oilfield data in the storage medium to the user. The method may also include planning an oilfield action using the specified oilfield data and implementing the planned oilfield action using oilfield equipment..
Baker Hughes Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034779 
new patent

High speed searching for large-scale image databases


Embodiments are provided to search for a dictionary image corresponding to a target image. The method includes detecting keypoints in a set of dictionary images.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034776 
new patent

High speed searching large-scale image databases


Embodiments are provided to search for a dictionary image corresponding to a target image. The method includes detecting keypoints in a set of dictionary images.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034762 
new patent

Method and device for mapping sensor location and event operation using monitoring device


A method, device and chipset for a monitoring device connectable with a sensor device monitoring surroundings thereof. The method includes searching for a sensor device, acquiring images for the surroundings of the monitoring device, registering location information corresponding to the sensor device, discovered through searching, using the images, and registering monitoring information including an operation performed in response to an event occuring in the discovered sensor device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034588 
new patent

Method and system for relationship management and intelligent agent


The present invention provides computer-based systems and methods directed to maintaining a database of user profiles based, respectively, on user interaction with third-party systems. The invention includes the processes of: accessing a unique user profile associated with a unique user; automatically collecting, by an agent module executing on a processor associated with a first system, data associated with the unique user based at least in part on the unique user's interaction with a system unassociated with the first system; evaluating by the processor the collected data and searching available databases to identify potential items of interest to the unique user based at least in part on the unique user profile and the collected data; determining a set of predicted items of interest to the unique user from the identified potential items of interest; and presenting at a display associated with the unique user data representing the set of predicted items of interest.
Thomson Reuters Global Resources


02/04/16
20160034539 
new patent

System and managing metadata


A server for searching for metadata corresponding to content includes a communicator configured to receive metadata corresponding to content related to at least one device of a user, from the at least one device; and a controller configured to store the received metadata in a remote storage that is separate from the server, the received metadata being searchable, and upon receiving a search request containing a search term for searching for metadata, to search the received metadata stored in the remote storage for metadata related to the search term.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034537 
new patent

Providing context in activity streams


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for providing contextual information associated with a post in an activity stream. In an implementation, a method may include determining a need for contextual information relative to a post within an activity stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034536 
new patent

Providing context in activity streams


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for providing contextual information associated with a post in an activity stream. In an implementation, a method may include determining a need for contextual information relative to a post within an activity stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034526 
new patent

Advanced searching of relational data via a mobile device


A system, method and apparatus for providing for searching of relational data via a mobile communications device are provided. Information identifying searchable tables containing fields is received using a metadata application program interface (api).
Salesforce.com, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034524 
new patent

Systems and methods for enhancing user data derived from digital communications


A computer-implemented method for enhancing and utilizing user data derived from digital interactions includes receiving a submission generated by input into a client side application interface by a first user on a first computing device, and determining, based on attributes of the submission, that the submission is in response to an issue-specific communication advertising information concerning a first issue, the issue-specific communication indicating a request for a financial transaction, and that that the financial transaction related to the issue-specific communication is requested. The method includes generating a first dataset associated with the first user, searching one or more additional datasets for additional data to be associated with data elements of the first dataset, associating the additional data from the one or more additional datasets with the first user, and generating a data model corresponding to the first user..

02/04/16
20160034510 
new patent

Indexing and searching log records using templates index and attributes index


A computer partitions a log stream into records having defined intervals. For each of the records, the computer selects a template from among a set of templates in a templates index repository based on an identifier for the record being associated in the templates index repository with the template, identifies an attribute contained in the record based on the template, and stores the attribute associated with an identifier for the record and an identifier for the template in an attributes index repository.
Ca, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034482 
new patent

Method and configuring relevant parameters of mapreduce applications


Method and apparatus for configuring relevant paramenters of mapreduce applications. The method includes: receiving a request for processing a first mapreduce job; obtaining job feature attributes of historical mapreduce jobs; searching out a job feature attribute of a second mapreduce job associated with the first mapreduce job from within the job feature attributes of the historical mapreduce jobs; configuring relevant parameters of the first mapreduce job based on the job feature attribute of the second mapreduce job.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034448 
new patent

Assistive agent


Systems and methods are disclosed for providing automated assistance for a user by receiving a user request for assistance; 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.. .

02/04/16
20160034378 
new patent

Method and system for testing page link addresses


Testing page link addresses is disclosed including searching in a page to locate a link having an empty link address based on empty link attribute features, performing simulated triggering on the located link having the empty link address, determining whether the empty link address within the located link opens a new page upon the simulated triggering to obtain a determination result, and determining whether the located link having the empty link address was erroneously set as an empty link based on the determination result.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


02/04/16
20160034259 
new patent

Sequence-program-component creation program and sequence- program-component creation device


To provide a sequence-program-component creation program that causes a computer to perform a searching step of searching an overall circuit of a sequence program for a common logic part and extracting a logic pattern that appears in common in a circuit pattern arranged in the common logic part as a common circuit pattern, a component-candidate displaying step of displaying an extracted common circuit pattern as a candidate for a program component, a component registration setting step of registering a common circuit pattern selected by a user from candidates for the program component, and a replacing step of replacing the common logic part of the sequence program with the program component.. .

02/04/16
20160033531 
new patent

Method and compositions for detecting binding to the pregnane x receptor


In one aspect, the invention relates to compounds useful as fluorescence assay probes, methods of making same, and methods of using same to assay ligand binding interactions with pxr. In various aspects, the invention pertains to compositions comprising a polypeptide comprising a pregnane x receptor polypeptide, or a ligand binding fragment polypeptide thereof; and a molecule comprising a bodipy residue and a vinca alkaloid residue.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


02/04/16
20160033478 
new patent

Hemokinin-1 receptor and hemokinin-1-derived peptide


The present invention provides a peptide having antagonist activity against sp, pain control activity, anti-inflammation activity, and anti-pruritic activity. The present invention further provides a method for searching for a therapeutic agent for pain, a therapeutic agent for inflammation, and a therapeutic agent for pruritus using g protein coupled receptor (gpr) 83, which is an hk-1 specific receptor..
University Of Miyazaki


02/04/16
20160031578 
new patent

Image forming apparatus and image forming system with information presentation for resuming printing after occurrence of error


A letter number specifying unit specifies a letter number of a sealed letter to be informed to a user, based on a content of a transfer error detected by an error detector. A searching unit searches a letter-number-specific print content table, in which letter number identification information for identifying each letter number, and print content information indicating a content of an image to be printed on a sheet which forms the sealed letter of each letter number are associated with each other, and finds the print content information associated with the letter number identification information of a letter number identification code read by a code reader from the sheet which forms the sealed letter of the letter number specified by the letter number specifying unit.
Riso Kagaku Corporation


02/04/16
20160030445 
new patent

Methods and compositions of p27kip1 transcriptional modulators


In one aspect, the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising agents that activate the expression of atoh1, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, or polymorphs thereof; and agents that inhibit the expression of p27kip1, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, or polymorphs thereof, which are useful for inducing the formation of cochlear hair cells; and methods of treating hearing impairments or disorders using the compositions. In one aspect, the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising β-catenin; and agents that activate the expression of atoh1, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, or polymorphs thereof.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


01/28/16
20160029097 

Control device and controlling broadcast receiver


A control device is provided. The control device includes a user interface unit in which information of a broadcast receiver controlled through unidirectional wireless communication is entered, a searching unit which searches an infrared (ir) code set corresponding the broadcast receiver based on the entered information, a managing unit which registers the broadcast receiver as a controllable broadcast receiver within a home network based on the searched ir code set, and a first communication interface unit which, if a control signal for the registered broadcast receiver is received, transmits an ir code corresponding to the control signal from the ir code set corresponding to the registered broadcast receiver to the registered broadcasting receiver..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029087 

Searching and finding objects


A remote experience system is presented. The system can include a feed aggregation engine configured to obtain a plurality of feeds from feed acquiring devices associated with an event.
Tapthere, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027084 

Delivery of product safety information


A method and system for delivering product safety information. The method may include receiving a product name and searching a database of existing products for matching products.
Ely Technologies, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027068 

Apparatus and identifying products and corresponding projects for potential marketing


Methods and apparatuses are provided to evaluate retail inventory comprising: searching product databases that identify hundreds of products; identifying candidate products having one or more criteria having predefined relationships with one or more criteria thresholds such that the candidate products are identified as priority products with which marketing efforts should be enhanced; for each of the candidate products, searching one or more project databases, wherein each of the one or more project databases identifies hundreds of projects capable of being performed by a customer and for which one or more of the hundreds of products specified in the one or more product databases are recommended to be used in performing the projects; identifying a plurality of promotional projects each corresponding to a set of at least two of the candidate products recommended to be utilized in performing the respective promotional project; and producing a marketing recommendation report.. .
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026716 

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


01/28/16
20160026692 

System and correlating cloud-based big data in real-time for intelligent analytics and multiple end uses


A processing platform integrates etl (extract, transform, and load), real time stream processing, and “big data” data stores into a high performance analytic system that runs in a public or private cloud. The platform performs real time pre-storage enrichment of data records to form a single comprehensive record usable for analytics, searching and alerting.
Leidos, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026688 

Process control object search


The invention relates to a method, searching arrangement and a computer program product for searching for process control objects in a process control system (10). A searching unit (22; 38) providing a search function receives, from a user, a first search term regarding process control objects in the process control system, obtains the position of the user in the process control system, searches for process control objects using the first search term, and presents the results of the search, where the presented results depend on the user position..
Abb Technology Ltd


01/28/16
20160026644 

Motor vehicle infotainment system with automatic search term completion


A method for operating an infotainment system of a motor vehicle for searching in a database in which at least one database entry with a distinct object identifier and corresponding metadata is stored is disclosed. When a search term is entered into an input field of an input unit, an input completion unit searches through a search history for a search term that matches the partial input already present in the input field.
Audi Ag


01/28/16
20160026637 

Search method, search device, and storage medium


A search method includes: extracting processes from a target operation manual from which automation software that is obtained by converting, into commands, the processes included in the target operation manual describing a procedure for configuring settings in an information processing device is generated; comparing the processes extracted from the target operation manual with a plurality of processes included in each of a plurality of existing operation manuals in a storage storing the existing operation manuals and automation software generated from the existing operation manuals and associated with the existing operation manuals while maintaining the orders of the processes; calculating first similarities that are similarities between the existing operation manuals and the target operation manual based on the comparing; and searching, based on the calculated first similarities, an existing operation manual similar to the target operation manual and automation software associated with the existing operation manual and stored in the storage.. .
Fujitsu Limited


01/28/16
20160026636 

Method for sharing and searching playlists


The present disclosure provides a method for making a playlist available to the public. In another embodiment, the present disclosure provides a method for creating a playlist comprising user-defined descriptor information.
Yahoo! Inc.


01/28/16
20160026630 

Character sequence map generating apparatus, information searching apparatus, character sequence map generating method, information searching method, and computer product


A computer-readable recording medium stores therein a sequence-map generating program that causes a computer to execute extracting from files that include character strings written therein, a word having q (q≧2) characters; extracting from the word extracted at the extracting the word, consecutive characters from a character position s-th (1≦s≦q−r+1) from a head of the word to a character position determined by a number of characters r (r≦q); and generating, for each character position s-th from the head, a consecutive-character sequence map including a flag row that indicates, for each file, whether a file includes the consecutive characters extracted at the extracting the consecutive characters.. .
Fujitsu Limited


01/28/16
20160026622 

Hybrid machine-user learning system and process for identifying, accurately selecting and storing scientific data


A process for identifying, accurately selecting, and storing scientific data that is present in textual formats. The process includes providing scientific data located in a text document and searching the text document using a computer and selecting a plurality of key words and phrases using an algorithm.
Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc.


01/28/16
20160023603 

Method of calibrating a vehicular camera


A method of calibrating a vehicular camera installed in a vehicle, with the camera having an imager and a camera microcontroller, includes searching for and/or determining a reference point in the images and adjusting the position of an overlay applied to displayed images depending on the reference point. The method may include comparing the determined reference point's actual position to its expected position and determining an offset amount with which to shift the overlay on the images displayed at an in-vehicle display responsive to the determined offset amount, and adjusting the position of the overlay applied to the images displayed at the in-vehicle display responsive to the determined offset amount..
Magna Eletronics Inc.


01/28/16
20160022064 

Interior-focused sloped-sided apparatus and method


This invention relates to an apparatus that facilitates self-feeding by, for example, a person having limited fine motor skills and methods related thereto. Specifically, the disclosed apparatus enables food to collect in a specific area and guides a utensil to this area.
Numnum, Llc


01/28/16
20160021944 

Mosquito and safety garment


A protective sleeve-like garment for the legs made of a mesh fabric in a tubular shape with an adjustable elastic band at groin level and another non-rolling elastic band at the ankle, both encased in a woven fabric for comfort. Its dual core purpose is to create a chemical-free barrier between the skin of the wearer's legs and mosquitoes and provide a safety feature of added visibility of the wearer when outdoors, dusk to dark, with the use of light-reflective safety ribbon down the full length of the outer seam of the garment making the wearer more visible to oncoming cars and those searching with flashlights for the wearer.

01/21/16
20160021524 

Method for searching for a device and terminal device


A method for searching for a device and a terminal device are provided. The method comprises the following steps of: transmitting a ranging signal by a terminal device to the outside, receiving pieces of feedback information provided by nearby devices in response to the ranging signal by the terminal device; generating a searching result list according to the feedback information by the terminal device, and arranging all the nearby devices of the searching result list in an ascending order of the distances between the terminal device and the nearby devices; and displaying the searching result list on the terminal device.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021520 

Allowing emergency call when no service in ue in case of shared bands


A method for enabling emergency calls on a mobile communication device includes: searching for available communication channels in one or more supported frequency bands and shared communication channels in one or more unsupported frequency bands; storing information including channel frequency and channel criteria about one or more available shared communication channels detected in the one or more unsupported frequency bands; and camping on one of the one or more available shared communication channels in one of the one or more unsupported frequency bands if no available communication channels exist in the one or more supported frequency bands.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/21/16
20160021269 

Image forming apparatus and image position detecting original


An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit; a sending unit that sends an original formed by the image forming unit; a reading unit that reads an image of the original that is sent by the sending unit; a detecting unit that, from the image read by the reading unit, detects an end portion detecting image formed at a predetermined position of the original; and a determining unit that determines a search region for searching for an end portion of the original included in the image by recognizing the position of the end portion detecting image detected by the detecting unit.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021044 

System and digital evidence analysis and authentication


The system disclosed provides an efficient mechanism for acquiring email and other data from remote systems in a forensically sound manner. Email for users can be requested by investigators from email servers across the country.
United States Postal Service


01/21/16
20160019802 

Neural adaptive learning device and neural adaptive learning method using realtional concept map


Provided are a neural adaptive learning device and a neural adaptive learning method using a relational concept map, which: store problems for learning, concepts related to the problems, and relations among the concepts; provide a cloud map as a relational concept map to a user by utilizing the problems, the concepts, the concept map, and the learning history; relate and connect the learning history with the problems and one or more concepts; enable the extraction of the concept selected by the user and searching for the desired concept of the user; provide the cloud map for a user equipment of the user by using the extracted concept and the related concept; and extract the connected problems from a problem storage unit to enable learning.. .
Educloud Inc.


01/21/16
20160019725 

Searching plane area of 3d model


A method for searching plane area on a 3d model comprises following steps of: obtaining an outline of the 3d model; setting a lowest point of the outline based on a datum axis to be a locate point; extending from the locate point along another two axes to search all coordinate points within the outline at a substantially height on the datum axis with the locate point; reserving of the information of the continual coordinate points which can constitute a plane area; recording the plane area; amending value on the datum axis to add fixed variable of the locate point; executing above steps repeatedly until the locate point is amended to be the highest point of the outline based on datum axis. The present disclosure can actually search for all plane area on the outline of the 3d model, so as to help the combination with other 3d models..
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited


01/21/16
20160019700 

Method for tracking a target in an image sequence, taking the dynamics of the target into consideration


A method for tracking a target in a sequence of images comprises: a step of detecting objects, a temporal association step, aiming to associate the objects detected in the current image with the objects detected in the previous image based on their respective positions, a step of determining a second target in the current image according to a search area determined for a previous image of the sequence, a step of determining the detected object that best corresponds to a dynamic of a final target, a step of updating the search area for the current image based on the position of the target that best corresponds to the dynamics of the final target, and a step of searching for the final target in the search area for the current image by comparing areas of the current image with a reference model representative of the final target.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


01/21/16
20160019696 

Device and computing amount of drift and charged particle beam system


A drift amount computing device (100) computes an amount of drift between a first image and a second image, and comprises a correlation function computing section (112) for calculating a correlation function between the first and second images, a local maximum position searching section (114) for searching a range of positions of the correlation function for local maximum positions, a local maximum position determining section (116) for assigning weights to intensities of plural local maximum positions according to the distance from the center of the correlation function, comparing the weighted intensities of the local maximum positions, and determining one of the maximum local positions which corresponds to the amount of drift, and a drift amount computing section (118).. .
Jeol Ltd.


01/21/16
20160019669 

Online people deputation system


A method and system of deputizing people for transportation needs in a social networking model through an online people deputation system comprising of updating a calendar entry of people for person, package and project travel services listing, balancing the supply of desirable travelers with the demand by other users to serve them in transportation needs, delegating travelers for transporting people and packages from one place to another place and/or for performing tasks in a remote location and paying for services based on peoples' availability, request and response mechanism. Furthermore, the method also embodies real-time travel booking, location based searching, filtering and sorting people along with service reviews, ratings and comments for each..

01/21/16
20160019596 

Reverse search database system


Disclosed herein are methods useful for reverse-searching, and categorizing consumer markets and preferences according to consumer and/or viewer interaction, in any type of display format, which in turn creates consumer and/or viewer interaction data. The data is then used to process the reverse-search within a database.

01/21/16
20160019588 

System and displaying search results


A computer implemented method of presenting search results, the method comprising the steps of receiving a search query from a client; using the search query, searching a first database of pay-per-click display items to generate a set of pay-per-click search results that match the search query; using the search query, searching a second database of cost-per-impression display items to generate a set of cost-per-impression search results that match the search query; sending returned pay-per-click search results, comprising at least a subset of the set of pay-per-click search results, if any, and returned cost-per-impression search results, comprising at least a subset of the set of cost-per-impression search results, if any, to the client.. .
Zakly Inc.


01/21/16
20160019577 

Method and system for management of electronic data and content related to sustainable development strategies


Methods and systems for managing content related to sustainable development strategies (sds) may include a processor for receiving content comprising standardized data. The standardized data may include monetary valuations.

01/21/16
20160019270 

Systems and methods for searching a machining knowledge database


The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for searching a machining knowledge database that includes stored 3d models and associated stored part signatures. The stored part signatures each include a shape metric that corresponds to geometric attributes of the corresponding 3d model.
Machine Research Corporation


01/21/16
20160019240 

Voice directed context sensitive visual search


Various technologies described herein pertain to voice directed context sensitive visual searching. Visual content can be rendered on a display, and a voice directed query related to the visual content can be received.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/21/16
20160019220 

Querying a question and answer system


A system, a method, and a computer program product of searching a corpus with an unstructured query in a question and answering (qa) system are disclosed. The system, the method, and the computer program product include analyzing structural information of an input question.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160019180 

Method and device for filtering transactions for an on-chip system


The invention in particular concerns a method for filtering access to an on-chip system comprising at least one master module, at least one slave module and a bus, the bus comprising at least one slave port, at least one master port and means for interconnection between at least one of the slave ports and at least one of the master ports, the method being characterised in that it comprises the following steps implemented when an access request is routed from a master module connected to a slave port to a slave module connected to a master port: intercepting an item of source information on the link between the master port and the slave module before the slave module receives the request, searching for the item of source information in at least one access control list controlling access to the slave module, blocking the request such that the slave module is unaware of the requested access if the item of source information is not found in the at least one access control list.. .
Sagem Defense Securite


01/21/16
20160019142 

Method of collecting garbage blocks in a solid state drive


A method of collecting garbage blocks in a solid state drive includes collecting a garbage block of a multiple level cell flash memory, selecting a spare block as a target block, copying effective data of the garbage block to a physical cell of the target block, searching for unprogrammed physical pages of the physical cell of the target block, using dummy data to complete programming of the unprogrammed physical pages of the physical cell, deleting the effective data in the garbage block, and recycling the garbage block to be a new spare block.. .
Quanta Storage Inc.


01/21/16
20160018937 

Conversion method, device, and equipment for key operations on a non-touch screen terminal unit


The embodiments of the present invention disclose a conversion method for key operations on anon-touch screen terminal unit, comprising: detecting a click action on a target key on the terminal unit, and acquiring the id information of the target key; searching position information corresponding to the id information in a preset profile according to the id information; and, generating a touch screen event at the position indicated by the position information on the display screen of the terminal unit. With the present invention, application programs developed for touch screens can run on non-touch screen terminal units compatibly, and thereby the compatibility of the terminal units is improved..
Suzhou Snail Technology Digital Co.,ltd


01/21/16
20160018241 

Apparatus and creating location based multimedia contents


Provided are an apparatus and a method for creating location based multimedia contents, which includes transmitting location based multimedia information including location information and time information collected, multimedia information corresponding to an image and sound provided from a camera, and additional information, storing the location information, the time information, the additional information, and the multimedia information in match with each other, extracting a route corresponding to an input search position, providing a search result for contents based on a partial section of the extracted route after searching for the contents, and selecting the contents based on a merge criterion when a plurality of location based multimedia contents related to the partial section are searched, and extracting only location based multimedia contents corresponding to each section from the search result for the contents and merging the extracted contents with each other to create new location based multimedia contents.. .
Mtov Inc.


01/21/16
20160015732 

Compositions and methods for inducing apoptosis


In an aspect, the invention relates to compositions, methods, and kits for inducing apoptosis. 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..
University Of Utah Research Foundation


01/21/16
20160015710 

Methods of treating multiple myeloma and resistant cancers


Erastin analogs are useful in treating various cancers, particularly multiple myeloma. Erastin analogs are also useful in treating cancers that are resistant to other anticancer agents.
Prolexys Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


01/21/16
20160015360 

Automatic image segmentation


A computer implemented method, a computerized system and a computer program product for automatic image segmentation. The computer implemented method comprises obtaining an image of a tissue, wherein the image is produced using an imaging modality.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160014831 

D2d communication method according to d2d service type as well as d2d application type, and same


A device-to-device (d2d) terminal for communicating in a wireless communication system supporting d2d communication includes: a receiver configured to receive information for setting the d2d searching interval corresponding to a d2d service type or a d2d application type from a base station; and a processor configured to search an neighbor d2d terminal in a d2d searching interval corresponding to a first d2d service type or a first d2d application type to be executed based on the information for setting the d2d searching interval, to select any one d2d terminal from among the one or more searched neighbor d2d terminals in order to set a connection corresponding to the first d2d service type or the first d2d application type, and to control the d2d communication corresponding to the first d2d service type or the first d2d application type with the selected d2d terminal according to the connection.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160014760 

Communication method, base station, user equipment, and system


A communication method, a base station, user equipment, and a system are provided. The method includes: receiving uplink data that is sent by the user equipment in a specified multiple-access manner on a time-frequency resource corresponding to the specified multiple-access manner; and sending downlink data to the user equipment in a corresponding multiple-access manner on a time-frequency resource corresponding to the corresponding multiple-access manner, where the corresponding multiple-access manner is a multiple-access manner that is obtained by searching a at least two multiple-access manners according to a prestored correspondence and that is associated with the specified multiple-access manner.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014466 

Search for media material


A method is provided to find wanted media material in a media stream that includes wanted and unwanted media material. A selected search key is a representation of a part of the wanted media material.
Ipxtend Ab


01/14/16
20160014382 

Video monitoring system, video monitoring method, and video monitoring device


A technique useful for searching which part of a predetermined area a person who has not yet reached a target position in the predetermined area until a scheduled time, is located.. .
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.


01/14/16
20160014220 

Information searching system using location information


According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an information searching system may automatically analyze the location of food trucks located near a user based on location information, allowing the user to easily select a food truck.. .

01/14/16
20160013925 

System access and synchronization methods for mimo ofdm communications systems and physical layer packet and preamble design


A method and apparatus are provided for performing acquisition, synchronization and cell selection within an mimo-ofdm communication system. A coarse synchronization is performed to determine a searching window.
Apple Inc.


01/14/16
20160012557 

System and scoring of a new idea


A system for scoring of a new idea comprising a client device, a search engine source, and a computer system communicatively connected to the client device through a network. The computer system have one or more modules and the modules are configured to execute receiving of details of an idea from a user through the client device, searching for existence of idea similar to said idea, providing of information on a result of the search to the user through the client device and providing of suggestion based on the result to the user through the client device..

01/14/16
20160012312 

Image processing method, image processing apparatus, program, and recording medium


To improve a search accuracy in template matching based on a coarse-to-fine search method, a first pyramid is generated by hierarchizing a plurality of template images having different resolutions from each other in order of the resolution, a second pyramid is generated by hierarchizing a plurality of search target images having different resolutions from each other corresponding to the same resolutions as the template images in the first pyramid in order of the resolution, and a search process of searching for a feature image included in the template image of the first pyramid from the search target image in the second pyramid in a hierarchy of the same resolution. When the first pyramid is generated, the number of stages of the first pyramid is set such that a size of the feature image included in each of the template images is not smaller than a previously set threshold..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


01/14/16
20160012289 

Method for accurately geolocating an image sensor installed on board an aircraft


A method for geolocating an image sensor having an los and installed on board an aircraft. The geographical position of the sensor and the orientation of its los being approximate, it comprises: a step of creating an opportune landmark comprising the following substeps: an operator locating, on a screen for displaying acquired images, a stationary element on the ground, the axis of a telemeter being indicated in these images by means of a reticle the direction of which represents the los; the operator moving the los in order to place the reticle on this stationary element; tracking of this stationary element; estimating the approximate geographical position of this stationary element; searching in a terrain db for the location corresponding to a zone centered on the stationary element; displaying an image of the terrain of this location, the operator locating the stationary element; and the operator pointing to this stationary element in the displayed terrain image, the geographical coordinates pointed to being retrieved from the terrain db, this stationary element becoming an opportune landmark; and the sensor moving relative to the landmark, a step of accurately locating the sensor, from the geographical coordinates of this landmark and using a kalman filter supplied with a plurality of measurements of the distance between the sensor and the landmark and with a plurality of measurements of the orientation of the los of the sensor toward the landmark, there being one orientation measurement for each telemetry measurement, simultaneously allowing the orientation of the los to be accurately estimated..
Thales


01/14/16
20160012284 

Digital image processing apparatus and system and control method thereof


A digital image processing apparatus, system and a control method thereof are disclosed. The digital image processing apparatus includes an image sensor unit to sense hand-drawn information, a display unit to display complete information including the sensed information as partial information, a communication unit to transmit selected complete information among the complete information to a server and a controller.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160012280 

Person search for searching person staying on platform


Provided is a suspicious person detection method. First, a normal similar facial image search is carried out.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.


01/14/16
20160012184 

System and master data management


Some implementations may provide a computer-assisted method for master data management, the method including: receiving configuration information defining a model of entities, each entity encoding attributes of a prescriber of one or more healthcare products; receiving specification information defining mapping logic, searching logic, and matching logic, and merging logic for processing base entities and related entities of the model; receiving data from more than one source customer databases, the customer database including data encoding prescribers of healthcare products and being maintained by more than one organizations; translating the received data into staging data according to the mapping logic in the received specification information; generating master data by processing the staging data according to the searching logic, matching logic, and merging logic in the received specification information; and synchronizing at least a portion of the master data to at least one of the source customer databases.. .
Ims Health Incorporated


01/14/16
20160012136 

Simultaneous local and cloud searching system and method


The present invention provides systems and methods for simultaneous local and cloud content searching, the system including a processing element adapted to generate content associated with an object and to store the content in a database; and dynamically adjust the content associated with the object according to at least one of a user profile and user location, to form a user-defined object-based content package, a multimedia communication device associated with the user, the device comprising an optical element adapted to capture a plurality of images of captured objects, a processing device adapted to activate an object recognition algorithm to detect at least one identified object from the plurality of images of captured objects by performing a local search and a networked search for the at least one object simultaneously, download at least one of local content and networked content to form a downloaded multimedia package and a display adapted to display at least one captured image of the identified object(s) and provide at least one of user-defined object-based content and the downloaded multimedia package.. .
Eyeducation A.y. Ltd


01/14/16
20160012131 

Methods and apparatuses for searching content


Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for searching contents, including structured search for search expressions associated with documents, are described herein. Embodiments may use tree structures (or more generally, graph structures), layout structures, and/or other information to capture within search results relevant content, including sub-document constituents, and/or to improve the accuracy of rankings within search results, and/or to classify documents within hierarchies of documents, and/or to cluster documents.
Zalag Corporation


01/14/16
20160012126 

System for searching, recommending, and exploring documents through conceptual associations


According to an aspect, searching, recommending, and exploring documents through conceptual associations includes a method for receiving a plurality of documents and extracting concepts from each of the documents. A degree of relation between each of the documents and concepts in a knowledge base is calculated.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012119 

Automatic new concept definition


According to an aspect, automatically adding new concepts to a concept graph includes receiving a string of text, searching a corpus of data to locate additional text related to the string of text, and extracting concepts from the additional text. The extracted concepts include a subset of concepts in the concept graph.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012118 

System and methods for mapping and searching objects in multidimensional space


This invention relates to a system and methods for determining the placement of an object in a distributed key-value store by mapping the object to nodes in multidimensional hyperspace. A search function supports efficient object retrieval, even when the search query requests multiple objects and specifies them through non-primary keys.
Cornell University


01/14/16
20160012105 

Method and system for searching for and providing information about natural language query having simple or complex sentence structure


A method of searching for and providing information about a natural language query having a simple or complex sentence structure, includes: generating a mashup query language having a tree structure in a plurality of levels based on at least one query entity included in a natural language query language via a semantic analysis of the natural language query language; determining whether the plurality of levels are linked through a query entity forming each of the plurality of levels based on attribute information of the mashup query language; searching for data corresponding to the query entity forming each of the plurality of levels from a knowledge database based on a result of the determining, and deriving main information and at least one piece of entity information corresponding to the natural language query language from found data; and laying out a search result screen including the main information and the at least one piece of entity information.. .
Naver Corporation


01/14/16
20160012103 

Interactive searching method and apparatus


An interactive searching method and apparatus are provided. The interactive searching method includes following steps.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Lt.


01/14/16
20160012102 

Searching with contextually related queries


In response to receiving a request for a query, one or more property values associated with the query may be defined in conjunction with the query to generate a contextually linked query. The contextually linked query may include a first property that provides a context for subsequent properties, where the subsequent properties may be concatenated to and provide a constraint on the first property.
Microsoft Corporation


01/14/16
20160012076 

File searching method and image processing device thereof


A file searching method for searching an original image file in an image processing device is provided, wherein the original image file includes a plurality of original image fragments and each of the plurality of original image fragments includes a plurality of key values. The file searching method includes receiving at least one searching condition; obtaining at least one corresponding key value among the plurality of key values according to the at least one searching condition; and searching at least one searching image fragment among the plurality of original image fragments meeting the at least one searching condition.
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.


01/14/16
20160012058 

Automatic new concept definition


According to an aspect, automatically adding new concepts to a concept graph includes receiving a string of text, searching a corpus of data to locate additional text related to the string of text, and extracting concepts from the additional text. The extracted concepts include a subset of concepts in the concept graph.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012056 

Systems and searching an index


Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g.

01/14/16
20160012055 

Using exogenous sources for personalization of website services


Software running on servers at a website hosting a news service generates a first profile for a user of the news service. The first profile is based at least in part on implicit relevance feedback from the user on content presented by the news service.
Yahoo! Inc.


01/14/16
20160012046 

Application update system, method and computer program product


In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for storing documents that are being tracked in an on-demand service. These mechanisms and methods for storing documents in an on-demand service can enable embodiments to provide the sharing of documents and the storing of the documents in association with a tag.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


01/14/16
20160012044 

System for searching, recommending, and exploring documents through conceptual associations


According to an aspect, searching, recommending, and exploring documents through conceptual associations includes receiving a plurality of documents and extracting concepts from each of the documents. A degree of relation between each of the documents and concepts in a knowledge base is calculated.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160011774 

Input support apparatus, information processing system, method, and storage medium


An input support apparatus includes a processor and a memory configured to store association information in which a character string decided to be inputted on a screen is associated with coordinates at which the character string is inputted on the screen. The processor configured to execute a process including searching the association information for a character string that corresponds to the coordinates of an operation position on the screen for input operation, and outputting the searched-out character string..
Fujitsu Limited


01/14/16
20160011760 

Searching and browsing urls and url history


System(s) and/or method(s) (“tools”) are described that present indicia for implicitly and explicitly user-associated web pages of a network browser application. The tools can present these indicia in a single graphic user interface, in response to a user's selection of a single unified access point, or in response to a search of the browser's user-associated web pages..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/14/16
20160011680 

Search controller and search manipulation system


A controller is applied to a search manipulation system that allows a user to manipulate a dial and thereby specify a search direction and a search speed when sequentially searching several display objects for a targeted display object. The controller determines that a sudden reverse manipulation occurs when the dial is reversely manipulated to reverse the search direction at a reverse manipulation speed higher than or equal to a specified speed.
Denso Corporation


01/14/16
20160011578 

Engineering tool


Included are a connection monitoring unit that monitors the presence of connection with a plc (programmable logic controller) constituting a plc system, and that, upon detection of connection with the plc, acquires data related to the state of the plc system; a function-selecting-screen display unit that displays a list of functions that can be used for searching for an error according to the state of the plc system acquired by the connection monitoring unit and receives a function selected from the list; and a function-screen display unit that displays information related to the error acquired by the function selected from the list.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


01/14/16
20160010987 

Surveying instrument


The invention provides a surveying instrument, comprising a frame unit rotatable in a horizontal direction, a telescope unit as mounted rotatably in a vertical direction on the frame unit and further for sighting an object to be measured, a horizontal driving unit for rotating and driving the frame unit in a horizontal direction, a vertical driving unit for rotating the telescope unit in a vertical direction, a horizontal angle measuring unit for detecting a horizontal angle of the frame unit, a vertical angle measuring unit for detecting a vertical angle of the telescope unit and a control device, wherein the control device is adapted to calculate a solar altitude at a time moment by setting up coordinates of where the surveying instrument is installed and the time moment, and to make the telescope unit to set to the solar altitude as calculated by controlling the vertical driving unit, to control the horizontal driving unit, to execute searching of the sun by horizontally rotating the frame unit at the solar altitude as set up, to capture the sun, to sight the sun, to detect a horizontal angle under the sighted condition based on the horizontal angle measuring unit, and to survey a true north based on the horizontal angle as detected.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon


01/14/16
20160009728 

Anticancer compounds


In one aspect, the invention relates to compounds having anticancer activity; synthetic methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds; and methods of treating disorders associated with uncontrolled cellular proliferation using the compounds and compositions. This abstract is intended to be used as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


01/07/16
20160007383 

Method and transmitting/receiving signal related to device-to-device communication in wireless communication system


Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method for transmitting/receiving a signal related to a device-to-device (d2d) communication by a first user equipment in a wireless communication system. The method comprises the steps of: stopping uplink transmission in a first band for a predetermined time interval and searching for a signal transmitted by a second user equipment; and transmitting a report to a third user equipment when the signal transmitted by the second user equipment is found, wherein the report contains the existence of the second user equipment and information related to a band in which the signal from the second user equipment is received..
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/07/16
20160007186 

Wireless controller communication method and wireless controller


A wireless controller communication method and a wireless controller are provided. The method comprises: receiving, by the wireless controller, an identifier and address information allocated to the wireless controller by a network management device; registering, by the wireless controller, attribute information of a slave control device belonging to the wireless controller with the network management device, wherein the network management device establishes a mapping relationship between the wireless controller and the slave control device; searching for address information of the slave control device based on the mapping relationship when the wireless controller needs to communicate with the slave control device; and establishing, by the wireless controller, communication with the slave control device based on the address information of the slave control device..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006787 

Methods and devices for visiting a webpage


A method for visiting a webpage, includes receiving, by a server, a webpage visit request from a client, the webpage visit request including at least a webpage uniform resource locator (url) of the webpage and a last visit time point; searching, by the server, a webpage update database corresponding to the webpage according to the webpage url, the webpage update database storing one or more update time points and webpage content information corresponding to the respective update time points; generating, by the server, a webpage update data package according to the webpage update database and the last visit time point, the webpage update data package including webpage update contents from the last visit time point to a most recent update time point; and sending, by the server, the webpage update data package to the client.. .
Xiaomi Inc.


01/07/16
20160006656 

Packet processing method and system, and device


The application disclose a packet processing method that includes: receiving, by a service distribution node, service routing information sent by a controller, where the service routing information includes a flow identifier, a service identifier, and a next-hop address, the flow identifier is used to identify a packet flow, the service identifier is used to identify a sequence of a service node instance that processes the packet flow, and the next-hop address is used to identify the service node instance that processes the packet flow; receiving a first packet; acquiring a first flow identifier according to the first packet, and searching the service routing information according to the first flow identifier to acquire a matched service identifier and a matched next-hop address; and sending a second packet to a first service node instance that has the matched next-hop address, which implements service processing on a packet flow.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006450 

Method and system for asynchronous successive approximation analog-to-digital convertor (adc) architecture


Methods and systems are provided for controlling signal processing outputs. In signal processing circuitry, searching through a plurality of quantization levels for a quantization level that matches an analog input, and when the search fails within a particular amount of time, adjusting at least a portion of an output of the signal processing circuitry.
Maxlinear, Inc.




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