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Date/App# patent app List of recent Variable-related patents
06/16/16
20160174202 
 Management and setup of enhanced mac-e/es resources in cell-fach state patent thumbnailManagement and setup of enhanced mac-e/es resources in cell-fach state
A method and apparatus are disclosed to manage the enhanced medium access control-e (mac-e) and enhanced mac-es resources and respective variables for the enhanced dedicated channel (e-dch) in the enhanced cell_fach state. Due to the nature of the e-dch transmission in the uplink (ul) in the cell_fach state and the fact that a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) might set up and release the e-dch resources more frequently, methods to deal with the tsn numbering are described..
Signal Trust For Wireless Innovation


06/16/16
20160173445 
 Ccn routing using hardware-assisted hash tables patent thumbnailCcn routing using hardware-assisted hash tables
One embodiment provides a system that facilitates forwarding of packets with variable length names. During operation, the system receives a packet with a hierarchically structured variable length identifier (hsvli) which comprises contiguous name components ordered from a most general level to a most specific level.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


06/16/16
20160173145 
 Low noise amplifier providing variable gains and noise cancellation for carrier aggregation patent thumbnailLow noise amplifier providing variable gains and noise cancellation for carrier aggregation
A variable-gain, low noise amplifier system includes a variable-gain, low noise amplifier, having a matching stage, coupled to an input signal with a plurality of different carrier frequencies, that provides complementary output signals containing the plurality of different carrier frequencies. The variable-gain, low noise amplifier also includes a set of carrier gain control stages, coupled to the complementary output signals, wherein each carrier gain control stage provides an independent gain for one carrier frequency of the plurality of different carrier frequencies.
Nvidia Corporation


06/16/16
20160173063 
 Analog baseband filtering apparatus of multimode multiband wireless transceiver and control method thereof patent thumbnailAnalog baseband filtering apparatus of multimode multiband wireless transceiver and control method thereof
A filtering apparatus and method of a multimode multiband transceiver is provided for filtering a signal carrying an analog baseband signal. A filtering apparatus of a multimode multiband radio transceiver of the present invention includes a filtering unit which filters radio frequency (rf) signals on one of at least one frequency bands, a switching unit which switches the signals among at least one filter block included in the filtering unit according to a selected communication mode, and a controller which selects the communication mode and controls the switching unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173048 
 Dc offset calibration of wireless receivers patent thumbnailDc offset calibration of wireless receivers
A receiver system includes an automatic gain control (agc) module configured to control a first gain control signal to a first gain element having variable gain control. The receiver system also includes a dc (direct current) offset correction block coupled to the agc module, the dc offset correction block configured to trigger the agc module to output a set of calibration gain control signals to the first gain element and capture a set of dc offset measurements of a first signal received at the dc offset correction block, where the first signal is passed by the first gain element.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172888 
 Battery pack patent thumbnailBattery pack
A battery pack includes a first battery with a first capacity, a second battery with a second capacity less than the first capacity, and a variable resistor. The second battery has a larger maximum discharge current than the first battery.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160171978 
 Voice recognition system and construction method thereof patent thumbnailVoice recognition system and construction method thereof
Disclosed are a voice recognition system and a construction method for the voice recognition system. By way of layering the system, a general semantic recognition operation for the system is separated from a specific semantic recognition operation for an application program; and by way of classifying the application programs and abstracting out a common performance function, the system can find the application program matching the voice content semantics very efficiently and a third-party program is easily added into the existing voice recognition system.

06/16/16
20160171801 
 Apparatus and  processing a plurality of logging policies patent thumbnailApparatus and processing a plurality of logging policies
An apparatus for processing a plurality of logging policies includes: a logging policy input unit configured to receive the plurality of logging policies for vehicle data; a logging policy storage configured to store the logging policies received by the logging policy input unit; a logging policy analyzer configured to parse the logging policies stored in the logging policy storage and extract variables from the parsed logging policies; a rule maker configured to make a logging policy applying rule based on the variables extracted by the logging policy analyzer; and a logging policy processor configured to read and process the corresponding logging policy which is stored in the logging policy storage depending on the logging policy applying rule made by the rule maker.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160171680 
 Systems and methods for satellite image processing to estimate crop yield patent thumbnailSystems and methods for satellite image processing to estimate crop yield
Systems and methods for generating a crop yield estimate for an area as small as an individual field from images captured by a satellite are disclosed. The system generates simulations of crop yields in a region that includes the area by applying combinations of different parameters to a crop yield models.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Land Stanford Junior University


06/16/16
20160171390 
 Application characterization for machine learning on heterogeneous core devices patent thumbnailApplication characterization for machine learning on heterogeneous core devices
Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media for a computing device to use machine learning to dynamically configure an application and/or complex algorithms associated with the application. An aspect method performed by a processor of the computing device may include operations for performing an application that calls a library function associated with a complex algorithm, obtaining signals indicating user responses to performance of the application, determining whether a user tolerates the performance of the application based on the obtained signals indicating the user responses, adjusting a configuration of the application to improve a subsequent performance of the application in response to determining the user does not tolerate the performance of the application, and storing data indicating the user responses to the performance of the application and other external variables for use in subsequent evaluations of user inputs..
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/16/16
20160171383 

Bayesian causal relationship network models for healthcare diagnosis and treatment based on patient data


Systems, methods, and computer-readable medium are provided for healthcare analysis. Data corresponding to a plurality of patients is received.
Berg Llc


06/16/16
20160171371 

Adaptive testing for answers in a question and answer system


An approach is provided in which an information handling system analyzes correction information corresponding to an answer generated by a question answer system. The correction information includes a correction to the answer and captured variable information utilized by the question answer system to generate the answer.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160171368 

Quantum processor problem compilation


Solution of a problem of determining values of a set of n problem variables x, makes use of a quantum processor that has a limited number of hardware elements for representing quantum bits and/or limitations on coupling between quantum bits. A method includes accepting a specification of the problem that includes a specification of a set of terms where each term corresponds to a product of at least three variables and is associated with a non-zero coefficient.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


06/16/16
20160171184 

Method and system for verifying renamed content using manifests in a content centric network


One embodiment provides a system that facilitates redistribution of content objects with a different name without requiring re-computation of the original authentication information. During operation, the system determines, by a content producing device, an original manifest which indicates at least an original name associated with a content object, wherein the name is a hierarchically structured variable length identifier (hsvli) which comprises contiguous name components ordered from a most general level to a most specific level.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


06/16/16
20160170974 

Statistical process control and analytics for translation supply chain operational management


A method for translation supply chain analytics includes receiving operational variables of a translation process from a translation supply chain. The method further includes determining a cognitive leverage and a productivity factor for post editing of matches of a plurality of match types generated by the translation supply chain based at least in part on the operational variables from the translation supply chain.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170937 

Calculation device, calculation method, and program


A first calculation unit is capable of calculating f(x)bx1 and sets a calculation result of f(x)bx1 to u, and a second calculation unit is capable of calculating f(x)ax2, and sets a calculation result of f(x)ax2 to v. A final calculation unit outputs (ub′va′)1/d for d=a′a+b′b when the calculation result u and the calculation result v satisfy ua=vb.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


06/16/16
20160170847 

Generating a data structure to maintain error and connection information on components and use the data structure to determine an error correction operation


Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for generating data structure to maintain error and connection information on components and use the data structure to determine an error correction operation. For each of a plurality of first level components in enclosures connected to second level components, errors at the first level component and a connection between the first level component to one of the second level components are determined and error variables are set to indicate whether an error was reported at the first level component.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160169546 

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system controller


Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) controllers are described herein. One method includes receiving an approximate relationship between each of a number of controlled and manipulated variables of an hvac system, designating one of the number of controlled variables as a primary controlled variable, determining operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain the primary controlled variable based, at least in part, on the approximate relationship between the primary controlled variable and each respective manipulated variable, and determining operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain each of the other controlled variables based, at least in part, on the approximate relationship between each respective other controlled variable and each respective manipulated variable and the determined operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain the primary controlled variable..
Honeywell International Inc.


06/16/16
20160169545 

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system controller


Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system controllers are described herein. One hvac controller includes a user interface configured to receive an indication of whether there is a positive or negative relationship between each of a number of controlled variables of an hvac system and each of a number of manipulated variables of the hvac system, a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to determine operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables, wherein the determined operating parameters are determined based, at least in part, on whether there is a positive or negative relationship between each respective controlled variable and each respective manipulated variable, and the determined operating parameters are not based on system dynamics and disturbances associated with the hvac system.
Honeywell International Inc.


06/16/16
20160169382 

Method for controlling a hydrostatic drive


A method is used to control a hydrostatic drive including a drive machine, a hydraulic pump coupled to the drive machine, and a hydraulic motor coupled to the hydraulic pump via a hydraulic working circuit. In the method, at least one of multiple manipulated variables of the hydrostatic drive is ascertained and set, in the course of a precontrol, from a specified setpoint value for at least one of the controlled variables, including a pressure in the hydraulic working circuit, a speed of the hydraulic pump, and an output variable of the hydrostatic drive.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169353 

Three variable and four variable transgear assemblies


Infinitely variable motion control (ivmc) using transgear gear assemblies provides rotary motion control without any requirement for connecting or disconnecting gear meshes or use of a clutch. A bevel, miter, ring or spur gear transgear gear assembly may be defined as a gear assembly having three or four of variables, input, output and control, assigned in a manner so as to provide, for example, one of accumulation of inputs and direction control.
Differential Dynamics Corporation


06/16/16
20160169246 

Plastic variable inlet guide vane


The present disclosure relates generally to the field of variable geometry guide vanes for gas turbine engines. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a plastic variable inlet guide vane for a gas turbine engine..
United Technologies Corporation


06/16/16
20160169030 

Valve for a turbomachine


A valve for a turbomachine, has a valve cone and a valve seat, the valve cone being configured such that it can be moved in a valve body with respect to the valve seat. The opening and closing of the valve being achieved by the use of process-internal media taking into account different geometries of the working chambers and the use of thermodynamically different state variables..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


06/16/16
20160167798 

Variable pitch mounting for aircraft gas turbine engine


Aircraft engine mounted to aircraft pylon with variable pitch mounting system includes variable length actuator disposed between engine and pylon for pitching engine relative to pylon. Spaced apart pylon front and rear mounts may pivotably mount front and rear stationary engine components of engine to front and rear mount positions on pylon.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160167790 

Engine driven-shaft driven compressor utilizing infinitely variable transmission


An air compressing system is provided that includes a compressor configured to compressor air. An engine is operatively connected to the compressor.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


06/16/16
20160167789 

Cabin blower system


An aircraft cabin blower system comprising a transmission and a compressor is disclosed. The system has a forward configuration in which the compressor is drivable in use via the transmission.
Rolls-royce Plc


06/16/16
20160167719 

Working vehicle


It is an object to secure a state where an operator easily reaches various operating means with a hand, and to reliably maintain an original function of an arm rest (to put the hand on the arm for rest). A working vehicle is configured such that speed of power from an engine provided in a traveling machine body is changed by a hydraulic continuously variable transmission, and the power is transmitted to a traveling unit and a working unit.
Yanmar Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160166157 

Methods and assessing vascular health


A method for digital thermal monitoring assessment of vascular function comprising a temporary arterial occlusion using a pneumatic cuff positioned on a subject's upper limb, monitoring skin temperature at the fingertip of the occluded limb for a period of time before, during, and after the occlusion, calculating a zero reactivity curve based on variables including start temperature, room temperature, and the slope of temperature decline during the occlusion, and assessing vascular function based on comparing the zero reactivity curve and the observed temperature rebound after the occlusion is removed. A vascular reactivity monitoring apparatus for measuring skin surface temperature comprising an inflatable cuff for placement around a subject's limb, a digital thermal measuring device and photoplethysmography measuring device for placement on a finger of the subject's limb wearing the cuff and a second digital monitoring device and photoplethysmography measuring device for placement on a finger of the subject's contralateral limb..

06/09/16
20160165386 

Novel nfc receiver architecture with improved power sensitivity


An electronic communication device includes an antenna configured to receive a radio frequency (rf) signal and generate a differential current signal at a first tag pin and a second tag pin. A first variable resistor is coupled to the first tag pin and a second variable resistor is coupled to the second tag pin.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


06/09/16
20160165272 

Method and system of processing image sequences


A system or method for processing a variable bit rate representation of an image sequence can include segmenting a variable bit rate representation of an image sequence into a plurality of segments and creating a second representation of the image sequence where a block of information from a first segment of the plurality of segments is interlaced with blocks of information of a second segment of the plurality of segments. The second representation of the image sequence can include a fragment header indicating the block of information of the first segment of the plurality of segments interlaced with the blocks of information of the second segment of the plurality of segments..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


06/09/16
20160164624 

Optical reception apparatus and monitor signal generating method


An optical reception apparatus (1) of the present invention includes: a local oscillator (11) outputting local oscillation light (22); an optical mixer (12) receiving a multiplexed optical signal (21) and the local oscillation light, and selectively outputting an optical signal (23) corresponding to the wavelength of the local oscillation light from the multiplexed optical signal; a photoelectric converter (13) converting the optical signal (23) output from the optical mixer into an electric signal (24); a variable gain amplifier (15) amplifying the electric signal (24) to generate an output signal (25) whose output amplitude is amplified to a certain level; a gain control signal generating circuit (16) generating a gain control signal (26) for controlling the gain of the variable gain amplifier (15); and a monitor signal generating unit (17) generating a monitor signal (27) corresponding to the power of the optical signal (23) using the gain control signal (26).. .
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160163151 

Method and system for determining a winner of a lottery


There is disclosed a computer-implemented method of determining a winner of a lottery, including: (i) generating data representing tickets purchased by users, said data including, for each ticket, a value for each of one or more variables and a status indicator indicating whether the ticket is live or dead; (ii) selecting a group of live tickets on the basis of a value or range of values for at least one of the one or more variables; (iii) setting the status indicator to dead for each ticket within the selected group; and (iv) iterating over steps (ii) and (iii) to progressively reduce the number of live tickets in groups until one or more threshold numbers of live tickets is reached and/or until a single live ticket remains.. .
Won In A Million Pty Ltd


06/09/16
20160163080 

Mobile ballistics processing and display system


A mobile ballistics processing and display system for receiving data associated with one or more ballistics variables, for processing such variables, and for displaying a ballistics solution associated with such variables in an easily and quickly understandable map format. One or more ballistics variables are inputted into a mobile computing device or are otherwise acquired by such device.

06/09/16
20160162996 

How to model risk on your farm


This is an invention implying a system and method to construct synthetic data of said financial variables i.e., prices and quantities and to construct sophisticated econometric models that achieve convergence with related estimations already published. These system and method is abled to run under different risk scenarios and input settings; they also allow lower costs by simulating time frequencies, variables and factors of economic activity, through the use of random number machines and monte carlo simulations.

06/09/16
20160162940 

Systems and methods for providing advertising services to devices with a customized adaptive user experience based on adaptive algorithms


Methods and systems are described for providing advertising services to devices with a customized adaptive user experience based on adaptive algorithms. In one embodiment, a system includes a storage medium to store one or more software programs and an adaptive decision unit coupled to the storage medium.
Vungle, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162785 

Methods and systems for using a user customizable artificial intelligence engine for searching and correlating multiple databases


The present invention discloses a portal capable of gathering and correlating data spread from multiple databases in multiple relevant but disparate information data sets, and an associated method. In some embodiments, the portal can relatively easy generate a new data set including a body of relevant but disparate information to be viewed through the prism of an individual's life.
Vital Statistics Inc.


06/09/16
20160162649 

Regression modeling system using activation scale values as inputs to a regression to predict healthcare utilization and cost and/or changes thereto


In a regression modeling system, activation scale values over a plurality of survey participants is used to generate a regression to identify a predictive model that can have a direct explanatory relationship to healthcare utilization and cost. The survey can comprise a number of declarative statements and the responses can be an indication of a participant's level of agreement.
Insignia Health, Llc


06/09/16
20160162517 

Defining pairing rules for connections


A system and method for compressing that comprises establishing attributes or elements to build a schema that is utilized to generate a record that includes the connection descriptions, building a set of substitution rules by using range expressions and substitution variables, and utilizing the set of substitution rules to associate value assignments that compress the connection descriptions within the record.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162163 

Input apparatus and medical image apparatus comprising the same


Disclosed herein is an input apparatus and a medical imaging apparatus having the same, an apparatus configured to adjust specular characteristics of 3d medical images, more particularly, an input apparatus configured to allow specular characteristics of 3d medical images to be changed easily and quickly. The input apparatus includes an input unit configured to receive a command related to operations of a medical imaging apparatus, and a touch screen configured to display a plurality of objects in which a combination of at least one variables related to specular characteristics is applied..
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160160676 

Gas turbine engine variable stator vane


A gas turbine engine includes a stator stage arranged in a core flow path that includes a vane that is configured to be retractable from the core flow path during engine operation.. .
United Technologies Corporation


06/09/16
20160160675 

Bushing for a variable stator vane and making same


A bushing for use in a stator vane assembly that includes an annular body that extends between a first end and a second end. The bushing is configured to be removable from the stator vane assembly without disassembly of the stator vane assembly..
General Electric Company


06/09/16
20160160285 

Method for detecting genes sensitive to low-level ionizing radiation, and gene detected by the method


A method for detecting genes sensitive to low-level ionizing radiation and genes detected by the method. More specifically, genes sensitive to low-level ionizing radiation and related to suppressing thymic cancer, discovered in a carcinogenic entity and verified in a normal entity are detected by subjecting a cancerous akr/j mouse and a normal icr mouse to low-level radiation.

06/09/16
20160159791 

Compounds as modulators of rorc


The present invention encompasses compounds of the formula (i), wherein the variables are defined herein which are suitable for the modulation of rorc and the treatment of diseases related to the modulation of rorc. The present invention also encompasses processes of making compounds of formula (i) and pharmaceutical preparations containing them..

06/09/16
20160159390 

Electric power steering apparatus and controlling method


An electric power steering apparatus includes a control unit that calculates an assist controlled variable based on a plurality of types of state variables indicating steering statuses and controls a motor that serves as a generation source of an assist force applied to a steering mechanism of a vehicle based on the assist controlled variable. The control unit is configured to separately set limit values, which limit a change range of the assist controlled variable according to the respective state variables used to calculate the assist controlled variable, to the respective state variables, add up the limit values to generate ultimate limit value for the assist controlled variable, and perform limitation processing to limit the ultimate limit value for an assist controlled variable having a sign opposite to a sign of a steering torque that is one of the plurality of types of state variables..
Jtekt Corporation


06/09/16
20160159213 

Hybrid electric ground mobility system


A wheel assembly for a vehicle includes a hub portion supporting a plurality of controllable variable length radially-oriented spoke elements supporting a conformable rim assembly supporting a tire element. The hub portion is concentric to an axis of rotation and includes a support structure.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


06/02/16
20160157118 

Methods and devices for link adaptation


The present disclosure relates to a method performed in a network node with two or more transmission states for dynamically managing outer loop link adaptation instances for a wireless device. The method includes monitoring one or more variables, where each variable is either associated with an outer loop link adaptation instance or with a transmission state; and adapting the number of outer loop link adaptation instances based on the monitored one or more variables.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Errisson (publ)


06/02/16
20160156650 

System and static detection and categorization of information-flow downgraders


A system and method for static detection and categorization of information-flow downgraders includes transforming a program stored in a memory device by statically analyzing program variables to yield a single assignment to each variable in an instruction set. The instruction set is translated to production rules with string operations.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160156323 

Variable gain circuit and tuner system provided with same


A variable gain transconductance amplifier includes an amplifier transistor connected to an input node, a cascode transistor having a source connected to a drain of the amplifier transistor and having a drain connected to an output node, and a switching circuit connecting or disconnecting a node to which the amplifier transistor and the cascode transistor are connected to or from a fixed potential in a switchable manner. A variable gain circuit may include the variable gain transconductance amplifier..
Socionext Inc.


06/02/16
20160156315 

Parallel resonant circuit


A parallel resonant circuit with excellent distortion and saturation characteristics is provided at low power consumption. A first power-supply voltage is applied to the parallel resonant circuit.
Socionext Inc.


06/02/16
20160155562 

Oxide ceramic and ceramic electronic component


An oxide ceramic represented by the general formula [sr2−xbaxco2−y(znuni1−u)yfe12−zalzo22]. In the formula, 0.7≦x≦1.3 and 0.8≦z≦1.2.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160155315 

Adaptive handling of operating data


Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods related to assets and asset operating conditions. In particular, examples involve defining and executing predictive models for outputting health metrics that estimate the operating health of an asset or a part thereof, analyzing health metrics to determine variables that are associated with high health metrics, and modifying the handling of abnormal-condition indicators in accordance with a prediction of a likely response to such abnormal-condition indicators, among other examples..
Uptake, Llc


06/02/16
20160155194 

System and providing credit to underserved borrowers


A preferred method for providing credit to an underserved borrower can include generating a borrower dataset at a first computer in response to receipt of a borrower profile; formatting the borrower dataset into a plurality of variables; and independently processing each of the plurality of variables using one of a statistical algorithm or a machine learning algorithm to generate a plurality of independent decision sets. The preferred method can further include ensembling the plurality of independent decision sets to generate a model question set; and transmitting the model question set to a second computer from which a user can direct one or more questions in the model question set to a borrower..
Zestfinance, Inc.


06/02/16
20160155098 

Historical health metrics


Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods related to assets and asset operating conditions. In particular, examples involve defining and executing predictive models for outputting health metrics that estimate the operating health of an asset or a part thereof, analyzing health metrics to determine variables that are associated with high health metrics, and modifying the handling of abnormal-condition indicators in accordance with a prediction of a likely response to such abnormal-condition indicators, among other examples..
Uptake, Llc


06/02/16
20160155070 

Decision tree machine learning


Embodiments may include machine learning, including decision tree machine learning. Predictive variables may be selected for the machine learning through an iterative process.
Accenture Global Services Limited


06/02/16
20160155048 

Hardware enhancements to radial basis function with restricted coulomb energy learning and/or k-nearest neighbor based neural network classifiers


A nonlinear neuron classifier comprising a neuron array including a plurality of neuron chips each including a plurality of neurons of variable length and variable depth, the chips processing input vectors of variable length and variable depth that are input into the classifier for comparison against vectors stored in the classifier, wherein an nsp flag is set for a plurality of the neurons to indicate that only that plurality of neurons is to participate in the vector calculations. A virtual content addressable memory flag is set for certain of the neuron chips to enable functions including fast readout of data from the chips.
In2h2


06/02/16
20160154850 

Systems and methods for finding optimal query plans


Systems and methods for optimizing a query, and more particularly, systems and methods for finding optimal plans for graph queries by casting the task of finding the optimal plan as an integer programming (ilp) problem. A method for optimizing a query, comprises building a data structure for a query, the data structure including a plurality of components, wherein each of the plurality of components corresponds to at least one graph pattern, determining a plurality of flows of query variables between the plurality of components, and determining a combination of the plurality of flows between the plurality of components that results in a minimum cost to execute the query..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154849 

Systems and methods for finding optimal query plans


Systems and methods for optimizing a query, and more particularly, systems and methods for finding optimal plans for graph queries by casting the task of finding the optimal plan as an integer programming (ilp) problem. A method for optimizing a query, comprises building a data structure for a query, the data structure including a plurality of components, wherein each of the plurality of components corresponds to at least one graph pattern, determining a plurality of flows of query variables between the plurality of components, and determining a combination of the plurality of flows between the plurality of components that results in a minimum cost to execute the query..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154726 

Variable tracking in program debugging


A method and system for structuring program code to implement program debugging of the program code using tracking of variables. A first variable to be tracked and a first expression associated with the first variable are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154690 

Subsystem health score


Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods related to assets and asset operating conditions. In particular, examples involve defining and executing predictive models for outputting health metrics that estimate the operating health of an asset or a part thereof, analyzing health metrics to determine variables that are associated with high health metrics, and modifying the handling of abnormal-condition indicators in accordance with a prediction of a likely response to such abnormal-condition indicators, among other examples..
Uptake, Llc


06/02/16
20160154635 

Method for optimizing binary code in language having access to binary coded decimal variable, and computer and computer program


A method for optimizing binary code in a language having access to binary coded decimal variable. The method includes: generating a first compiler expression of the binary code; analyzing a use-definition and/or a definition-use for the first compiler expression; generating a second compiler expression by identifying logical binary coded decimal (bcd) variables in the first compiler expression; assigning temporary variables to the logical bcd variables, wherein the second compiler expression includes packed decimal operations and the assigned temporary variables; and converting a packed decimal operation in the second compiler expression and an assigned temporary variable to a decimal floating point (dfp) if sign information and precision information are not lost during conversion from bcd to dfp, wherein identifying logical bcd variables includes: in the use-definition and/or definition-use of operands, regarding an operand of definition and an operand of use as the same logical bcd variables..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154389 

Systems and methods for generating an energy usage model for a building


A building management system (bms) includes a baseline model generator configured to receive an initial set of predictor variables for potential use in an energy usage model for a building, generate a first set of coefficients for the baseline energy usage model based on the initial set of predictor variables, remove one of the predictor variables from the initial set of predictor variables to create a subset of the initial set of predictor variables, generate a second set of coefficients for the baseline energy usage model based on the subset of the initial set of predictor variables, calculate a test statistic for the removed variable using a difference between the first set of coefficients and the second set of coefficients, and automatically select the removed predictor variable for use in the baseline energy usage model in response the test statistic exceeding a critical value.. .
Johnson Controls Technology Company


06/02/16
20160154083 

Enhanced positioning system using hybrid filter background


The disclosure generally relates to an enhanced positioning system and method using a combination or hybrid filter. In one embodiment, time-of-flight (tof) measurements are used to determine an approximate location for a mobile device in relationship to one or more access points.
Intel Corporation


06/02/16
20160153806 

Asset health score


Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods related to assets and asset operating conditions. In particular, examples involve defining and executing predictive models for outputting health metrics that estimate the operating health of an asset or a part thereof, analyzing health metrics to determine variables that are associated with high health metrics, and modifying the handling of abnormal-condition indicators in accordance with a prediction of a likely response to such abnormal-condition indicators, among other examples..
Uptake, Llc


06/02/16
20160153531 

Flexibly engaged continuously variable transmission gearbox


A flexibly engaged continuously variable transmission gearbox includes the following components connected sequentially in a transmission: a power input shaft conical roller, a sectional input flexible sprocket, a tooth-shaped chain, a sectional output flexible sprocket, a power output shaft conical roller. When the power input shaft conical roller rotates, it drives five sectional input flexible sprocket members that are slidably matched in five equidistant t-shaped grooves on the conical roller to rotate.

06/02/16
20160153524 

Continuously variable transmission belt


The present invention achieves both reducing a friction coefficient of a metal ring and improving a durability of the same provided to a metal belt of a continuously variable transmission. A continuously variable transmission belt supports a plurality of metal elements to a metal ring assembly obtained by laminating a plurality of metal rings, and is provided with an uneven surface having a plurality of projecting portions and a plurality of valley portions formed between the plurality of projecting portions on an inner peripheral surface of the metal ring of an innermost periphery.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160152628 

Tricyclic pyrido-carboxamide derivatives as rock inhibitors


The present invention provides compounds of formula (i): or stereoisomers, tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein all the variables are as defined herein. These compounds are selective rock inhibitors.
Bristol-myers Squibb Company


06/02/16
20160152627 

Tricyclic pyrido-carboxamide derivatives as rock inhibitors


The present invention provides compounds of formula (i): or stereoisomers, tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein all the variables are as defined herein. These compounds are selective rock inhibitors.
Bristol-myers Squibb Company


06/02/16
20160152566 

Tricyclic pyrrole compounds, their preparation and use in medicaments


Wherein the variables take the various meanings, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use in medicine. The compounds have shown to be useful in therapy as angiogenesis inhibitors.

06/02/16
20160152156 

Electronic device for controlling the electric charge of a load electrically supplied by a battery pack and system for moving an electric or hybrid traction vehicle using the device


An electronic device for controlling the electric charge of a load electrically supplied by a battery pack, comprising: a support; a control module integrated in the support; an electric pre-charging circuit of the load controlled by the control module; an electric active discharge circuit of the load controlled by the control module. The electric pre-charging circuit comprises at least one first solid-state switch and is integrated on the support.
Magneti Marelli S.p.a.


06/02/16
20160151219 

Heat control device for an incubator for infants, incubator and the heat control of an incubator


An infant incubator heat control device (44) includes a temperature-detecting device (46) providing chamber interior and incubator heater temperature measured values (t1, t2). A first mode of operation has an interior temperature set value (r1), a temperature of the heater set value (r2) is calculated as a function of the interior temperature set value (r1) and of the chamber interior temperature measured value (t1).
Drägerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa


05/26/16
20160150255 

System and enabling network based rate determination for adaptive video streaming


In one example embodiment, a method for enabling a network based rate determination for adaptive video streaming includes receiving, by a server, a request for a video segment from an end user device and determining, by the server, a plurality of variables, the plurality of variables including at least one of a download time of a previously requested video segment by the end user device, a fullness of a buffer at the end user device and a size of the buffer. The method further includes determining, by the server, a rate of the requested video segment based on one or more of the determined plurality of variables and sending, by the server, the requested video segment at the determined rate to the end user device..
Alcatel Lucent


05/26/16
20160150250 

Method of coding and decoding images, coding and decoding device and computer programs corresponding thereto


A method for coding includes; segmenting an image into blocks; grouping blocks into a number of subsets; coding, using an entropy coding module, each subset, by associating digital information with symbols of each block of a subset, including, for the first block of the image, initializing state variables of the coding module; and generating a data sub-stream representative of at least one of the coded subsets of blocks. Where a current block is the first block to be coded of a subset, symbol occurrence probabilities for the first current block are determined based on those for a coded and decoded predetermined block of at least one other subset.
Dolby International Ab


05/26/16
20160150174 

Image sensor pixels having built-in variable gain feedback amplifier circuitry


An image sensor may include an array of image sensor pixels. Each pixel may have a photodiode, a floating diffusion node, and charge transfer gate.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc


05/26/16
20160149776 

Anomaly detection in protocol processes


Systems, methods and transitory computer-readable storage media for constructing a loop free multicast tree. The methods include collecting data sample points to form a first data set, each of the data sample points representing a network feature variable, each network feature variable associated with a corresponding network feature, calculating a standard deviation and a mean value of the network feature variables for each network feature, performing normalization of the network feature variables to obtain normalized network feature variables, calculating, using the standard deviation and the mean value for each network feature, a probability value (p-value) for each normalized network feature variable, and determining if an anomaly exists with respect to each network feature based at least upon the p-value for each normalized network feature variable..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


05/26/16
20160149022 

Heterojunction field effect transistor (hfet) variable gain amplifier having variable transconductance


A heterojunction semiconductor field effect transistor hfet having a pair of layers of different semiconductor materials forming a quantum well within the structure to support the 2deg. Source, drain and gate electrodes are disposed above the channel.
Raytheon Company


05/26/16
20160148328 

Ascertaining the legal distribution of intestate property


An estate distribution system is described herein for ascertaining the legal distribution of an individual's intestate property through the use of variables created to define single points of data that are described by the appropriate body of laws as being necessary to the determination of the said legal distribution. The system determines and solicits a reduced quantity of said data through the use of a hierarchical arrangement of the created variables, which hierarchical arrangement is ordered upon the basis of priority each variable has in relation to all remaining variables used by the appropriate body of laws.

05/26/16
20160148141 

Revenue and productivity optimization system with environmental sensor-connected smart bell


A revenue and productivity optimization system includes a service request device, also called a “smart bell,” an environmental sensor near or incased in the service request device, a service request reception device, and a cloud-computing server operating software components for the revenue and productivity optimization system. In one embodiment, one or more environmental variables, such as ambient temperature, humidity, noise levels, brightness, and ambient gas compositions, are measured by one or more environmental sensors, and relevant sensor data are transmitted to the cloud-computing server.
Truelite Trace, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148107 

Dynamic prediction of risk levels for manufacturing operations through leading risk indicators: dynamic risk analyzer engine


The dynamic risk analyzer (dra) provided by the present invention periodically assesses real-time or historic process data, or both, associated with an operations site, such as a manufacturing, production, or processing facility, including a plant's operations, and identifies hidden near-misses of such operation, when in real time the process data appears otherwise normal. Dra assesses the process data in a manner that enables operating personnel including management at a facility to have a comprehensive understanding of the risk status and changes in both alarm and non-alarm based process variables.
Near-miss Management Llc


05/26/16
20160148094 

Computer implemented system for automating the generation of a business decision analytic model


The present invention envisages a system and method for automating the generation of business decision analytic models. The system uses a plurality of predictor variables stored in a plurality of data sets, to automatically create a business decision analytic model.
Dxcontinuum Inc.


05/26/16
20160147898 

Searching content based on transferrable user search contexts


A search context is recorded during a search performed by a first user. The search context may include environmental variables associated with the computing equipment used by the first user such as at least one of regional settings, geographic location, social attributes, job role, browse history, and cookie files.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/26/16
20160147777 

Methods and apparatus of using customizable templates in process control systems


Methods and apparatus of using customizable templates in process control systems are disclosed. An example method includes initializing a first process control device associated with a first protocol based on a template file and a first parameter definition file.
Emerson Process Management, Valve Automation, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147712 

Dynamical methods for solving mixed-integer optimization problems


A dynamical method and system generate a global optimal solution to a mixed integer nonlinear programming (minlp) problem, where a part or all of optimization variables of the minlp problem are restricted to have discrete values. Relaxed continuous problems of the minlp problem are generated.
Bigwood Technology, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147640 

Maximizing concurrency bug detection in multithreaded software programs


Disclosed systems and methods incorporate a sound and maximal causal model with control flow information for maximum concurrency error detection in general multithreaded programs. The maximal causal model may be based on or integrated with the sequential consistency model, and form the basis for a formula including branch and order variables as first-order logical constraints solvable by an smt solver for detection or prediction of concurrency errors.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois


05/26/16
20160147221 

Method and system for condition monitoring


The method may include providing a plurality of historical data vectors, each historical data vector including a value for each of a plurality of empirical variables associated with an apparatus or process. The method may include providing a current data vector including a current value for each of the plurality of empirical variables.
E.on Technologies (ratcliffe) Limited


05/26/16
20160146343 

Control apparatus and control automatic transmission


A control unit comprises determining unit for determining whether or not a predetermined elapsed time condition is established after a shift has been performed to a specific gear position reached by engaging a specific frictional engagement element of a stepped transmission mechanism, and restricting unit for prohibiting the stepped transmission mechanism from performing a shift back to the specific gear position while allowing a continuously variable transmission mechanism to perform shifts so that an automatic transmission is controlled to a target speed ratio until the determining unit determines that the predetermined elapsed time condition is established.. .
Jatco Ltd


05/26/16
20160146335 

Electronic control of a transmission


A recreational vehicle is provided including a power source, such as an engine or an electric motor, and a transmission having a variable gear ratio. A sub-transmission coupled to an output of the transmission includes a plurality of selectable gear configurations including park gear and at least one of a forward gear, a neutral gear and a reverse gear.
Polaris Industries Inc.


05/26/16
20160146334 

Electronic shifting of a transmission


A recreational vehicle is provided including a power source, such as an engine or an electric motor, and a transmission having a variable gear ratio. A sub-transmission coupled to an output of the transmission includes a plurality of selectable gear configurations including at least one of a forward gear, a neutral gear, a reverse gear, and a park gear.
Polaris Industries Inc.


05/26/16
20160146125 

Combustion-noise controlling diesel engine


A combustion-noise controlling method for a diesel engine includes: setting a target value for a vibration peak using one or more control variables needed for driving a vehicle, diagnosing a combustion noise of the engine based on the target value, and checking whether the diagnostic value for the combustion noise is higher than a reference value previously input to a controller. Combustion is performed depending on a result of the checking.
Hyundai Motor Company


05/26/16
20160145977 

Methods for adaptive optimization of enhanced oil recovery performance under uncertainty


Methods are provided for adaptive optimization of enhanced oil recovery project performance under uncertainty. Predictive physics-based reservoir simulation is used to estimate performance of the project.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/26/16
20160145381 

Novel polymers and use of these as dispersants


The present invention relates to novel polymers p and to their salts, to a process for their manufacturing, to the use of said polymers as dispersants for fine particulate solid material. The present invention further relates to liquid compositions containing solid fine particles, such as organic or inorganic pigments and fillers, and the novel polymers p and their salts as dispersants.
Basf Se


05/26/16
20160145263 

Tetrahydroisoquinolines containing substituted azoles as factor xia inhibitors


The present invention provides compounds of formula (i), or stereoisomers, tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein all the variables are as defined herein. These compounds are selective factor xia inhibitors or dual inhibitors of fxia and plasma kallikrein.
Bristol-myers Squibb Company


05/26/16
20160145223 

Bicyclyl-substituted isothiazoline compounds


Wherein the variables are as defined in the claims and description. The compounds are useful for combating or controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes.

05/26/16
20160144192 

Cardiac pacing sensing and control


A cardiac pacing system having a pulse generator for generating therapeutic electric pulses, a lead electrically coupled with the pulse generator having an electrode, a first sensor configured to monitor a physiological characteristic of a patient, a second sensor configured to monitor a second physiological characteristic of a patient and a controller. The controller can determine a pacing vector based on variables including a signal received from the second sensor, and cause the pulse generator to deliver the therapeutic electrical pulses according to the determined pacing vector.
Atacor Medical, Inc.






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