|| List of recent Vectors-related patents
|Method and system for scaling panels|
Methods, system, and media for scaling a panel of users with known attributes to determine an unknown attribute of a user are disclosed. An unclassified attribute vector of the user may be received.
|Classification method and device for audio files|
The present disclosure discloses a classification method and system for audio files, the classification method includes: constructing pitch sequence of the audio files to be classified; calculating eigenvectors of the audio files according to the pitch sequence of the audio files; and classifying the audio files according to the eigenvectors of the audio files. The present disclosure can achieve automatic classification of the audio files, reduce the cost of the classification, and improve classification efficiency and flexibility and intelligence of the classification..
|Cough detecting methods and devices for detecting coughs|
Examples of the present invention utilize principal component analysis (pca) to detect cough sounds in an audio stream. Comparison of all or portions of the audio stream with a cough model may be conducted.
|System for identifying rotor propagation vectors|
A method and system for mapping an anatomical structure includes sensing activation signals of intrinsic physiological activity with a plurality of mapping electrodes disposed in or near the anatomical structure. The activation signals are used to determine a dominant frequency for each electrode from which a wavefront vector for each electrode is determined based on a difference between the dominant frequency at a first electrode location and the dominant frequency at neighboring electrodes.
|Virus vectors for highly efficient transgene delivery|
The invention provides viral vector formulations and methods of uses thereof for delivery of transgenes or therapeutic nucleic acids to human subjects. The formulations include a vector and suitable amounts of empty capsids, viral genome-containing capsids, or viral capsid proteins which are optionally chemically or structurally modified and which bind to neutralizing anti-aav antibodies thereby reducing or preventing antibody-mediated clearance of the vector, but still allowing the genome-containing (therapeutic) vector to transduce target cells and achieve therapeutic gene transfer..
|Polypeptides targeting glycosylated muc2 proteins, methods of synthesis, their nucleic acids and uses thereof|
The invention relates to polypeptides, defined through a consensus sequence, having a length from 10 to 80 amino-acid residues, and whose polypeptidic sequence comprises or consists of the consensus sequence p1(xa)p3(xb)p5(xc)p6(xd)p7 (seq id no: 1), presenting specific patterns. The polypeptides of the invention target glycosylated muc2 proteins.
|Generating and using a location fingerprinting map|
A computerized method for building a multisensory location map, the method may include: receiving, by an interface, multiple multisensory data vectors acquired by multiple mobile devices at multiple locations and location estimates indicative of the multiple locations; wherein at least a majority of the multiple locations are located within an area in which a granularity of global positioning system (gps) based navigation is below an allowable threshold; wherein the location estimates are at least partially generated by internal navigation systems of the multiple mobile devices; and calculating, by a map calculator, in response to the multiple multisensory data vectors and the location estimates, a location fingerprinting map that comprises multiple grid points, wherein each grid point comprises a multisensory grid point fingerprint and grid point location information.. .
|Methods and compositions relating to restricted expression lentiviral vectors and their applications|
The present invention provides hiv-derived lentivectors which are safe, highly efficient, and very potent for expressing transgenes for human gene therapy, especially, in human hematopoietic progenitor cells as well as in all other blood cell derivatives. The lentiviral vectors comprise promoters active to promote expression specific to cell types or tissues.
|Subtilase variants and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants..
|Desaturases and process for the production of polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic organisms|
The present invention relates to polynucleotides from cochliobolus heterostrophus c5, cyanothece sp. Ccy0110, mycocentrospora acerin and hyaloperonospora parasitica, which code for desaturases and which can be employed for the recombinant production of polyunsaturated fatty acids.
|Polypeptides having catalase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
Provided are isolated polypeptides having catalase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs, vectors and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Recombinant trivalent vaccine against human influenza|
Recombinant trivalent vaccine against human influenza contains recombinant adenoviral vector with a nucleotide sequence which encodes at least one antigen of influenza virus strain, while non-replicating nanoparticles are used as adenoviral vectors based on genome of human adenovirus of serotype 5, capable of expressing the haemagglutinin of influenza virus which induce human immune response to influenza virus, wherein the vaccine contains composition of three kinds of non-replicating nanoparticles, each of which carries different influenza hemagglutinin genes, further comprises immunostimulant and formulating buffer. In this solution the influenza virus hemagglutinin genes are: h1, h3, hb and any other recommended by the world health organization at the time of production.
|Cns targeting aav vectors and methods of use thereof|
The invention in some aspects relates to recombinant adeno-associated viruses useful for targeting transgenes to cns tissue, and compositions comprising the same, and methods of use thereof. In some aspects, the invention provides methods and compositions for treating cns-related disorders..
|Method for estimating a radio channel|
This method for the estimation of a channel between an emitter and a receiver, where the said emitter emits a signal comprising symbol frames distributed in time and frequency, among which pilot symbols known to the receiver, is characterised in that it comprises the following steps: •—computation (30) of a covariance matrix mf and mt of the channel in the frequency and time domains respectively; •—decomposition (32) of the covariance matrices mf and mt into eigenvectors according to the relations mf−wfhnfwf and mt−wthntwt; •—computation (34) of the kronecker product of the matrices nvf and wt to obtain an eigenvector matrix w; •—computation (34) of a diagonal eigenvalue matrix n equal to the kronecker product of the eigenvalue matrices nf and nt; and •—estimation of the channel with the help of pilot symbols and matrices w and n using the maximum a posteriori or quadratic error minimisation criterion.. .
|Method and apparatus for miniaturization of mimo systems via tightly coupled antenna array|
In a multiple input multiple output (mimo) system, an apparatus and method includes a tightly coupled array antennas (tca) or current sheet antennas (csa). Far-field radiation patterns from any current sheet antenna are formed from the combination of the fields generated by a set of currents on the csa of array port orthogonal modes, such as the characteristic modes (cm).
|Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding motion vector|
Provided are methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding a motion vector including a method of decoding that includes obtaining a current coding unit hierarchically split from a maximum coding unit according to a current depth, obtaining a prediction mode information of a current prediction unit in the current coding unit from bitstream, when a prediction mode of the current prediction unit is inter-prediction mode, determining motion vector predictor candidates from among motion vectors of neighboring prediction units adjacent to the current prediction unit, and determining a motion vector predictor of the current prediction unit from among the motion vector predictor candidates, wherein the neighboring prediction unit comprises a first block directly to the left side of a leftmost block among blocks located directly to a bottom side of the current prediction unit and a second block located directly to a upper side of the first block.. .
|Method and system for video compression using an iterative encoding algorithm|
Certain aspects of a method and system for video compression using an iterative encoding algorithm are disclosed. Aspects of a method may include modifying dynamically, a coding rate of at least a portion of received video data based on at least one quantized vector, during bit rate compression of the received video data.
|Refining motion vectors in video motion estimation|
In video motion estimation an initial candidate motion vector is generated for each block and a vector error is determined as for example a dfd. Spatial gradients of pixel values are calculated and used to refine the initial candidate motion vector.
|System, method, and computer program product for implementing smooth user interface animation using motion blur|
A system, method, and computer program product for applying a motion blur filter to image data representing a graphical user interface is disclosed. The method includes the steps of generating image data representing a graphical user interface and applying a motion blur filter to at least a portion of the image data in one embodiment, the motion blur filter is applied to the image data by associating one or more motion vectors with the image data, and filtering a plurality of pixels in the image data based on the motion vectors..
|Method and arrangement for removing ground clutter|
A digital radar receiver generates the input signal which is a stream of complex numbers. The input signal is rearranged and sorted by measurement volumes, resulting in doppler data vectors.
|Event-driven clock duty cycle control|
Duty cycle error vectors that indicate both the magnitude and direction of the duty cycle error relative to a desired duty cycle are generated within a duty cycle measurement circuit, enabling threshold-based determination of whether duty cycle adjustment is necessary, refraining from power-consuming adjustment and follow-up measurement in those cases where the duty cycle is within a target range. When duty cycle adjustment is deemed necessary, the magnitude of the duty cycle error indicated by the duty cycle error vector may be applied to effect proportional rather than incremental duty cycle adjustment, quickly returning the clock duty cycle to a target range..
|Detecting high atomic number materials with cosmic ray muon tomography|
A method is proposed herein to detect high atomic number materials, such as special nuclear materials, within a container based on muon tomography. The container is modeled as a plurality of volume elements.
|Polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
Provided are isolated polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs, vectors and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Dominant negative mutant krp protein protection of active cyclin-cdk complex inhibition by wild-type krp|
Disclosed are mutant cdk inhibitor (cki) polypeptides having dominant negative antagonist activity against wild-type cki proteins, as well as related compositions, including nucleic acids and vectors encoding the mutant cki polypeptides and transformed host cells and transgenic plants comprising such nucleic acids and vectors. Also disclosed are related methods for using the mutant proteins to modulate cell division in cells, particularly plant cells..
|Plant viral expression vectors and use of same for generating genotypic variations in plant genomes|
A method of generating genotypic variation in a genome of a plant is disclosed. The method comprising introducing into the plant at least one viral expression vector encoding at least one chimeric nuclease which comprises a dna binding domain, a nuclease and a localization signal to a dna-containing organelle, wherein the dna binding domain mediates specific targeting of the nuclease to the genome of the plant, thereby generating genotypic variation in the genome of the plant..
|Validating sam schemas based on business functionalities|
Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for evaluating a validity of an extended status and action management (sam) schema. In some implementations, actions include receiving the extended sam schema, the extended sam schema being stored as a computer-readable document in memory and being an extension of a core sam schema, receiving one or more business functionalities, at least one business functionality including a plurality of status vectors along a core trace that can be achieved in the core sam schema, the one or more business functionalities being provided in a computer-readable document stored in memory, and processing the extended sam schema and the one or more business functionalities using a computer-executable model checking tool for evaluating a validity of the extended sam schema..
|Techniques to simulate statistical tests|
Techniques to simulate statistical tests are described. An apparatus may comprise a simulated data component to generate simulated data for a statistical test, where statistics of the statistical test are based on parameter vectors to follow a probability distribution, a statistic simulator component to generate statistics for the parameter vectors from the simulated data, each parameter vector represented with a single point in a grid of points, the statistic simulation component to distribute portions of the simulated data or simulated statistics across multiple nodes of a distributed computing system in accordance with a column-wise or column-wise-by-group distribution algorithm, and a code generator component to create a computational representation arranged to generate an approximate probability distribution for each point in the grid of points from the simulated statistics, the approximate probability distribution to comprise an empirical cumulative distribution function (cdf).
|Expression in insect cells of genes with overlapping open reading frames, methods and compositions therefor|
The present teachings disclose nucleic acid cassettes for expressing in an insect cell a plurality of polypeptides encoded by a gene comprising overlapping open reading frames (orfs). A cassette comprises, in 5′ to 3′ order, a) a first insect cell-operable promoter, b) a 5′ portion of a gene comprising a first orf of the gene, c) an intron comprising a second insect cell-operable promoter, and d) a 3′ portion of the gene comprising at least one additional orf.
|Polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Chimeric polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to chimeric polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the chimeric polypeptides; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the chimeric polypeptides.
|Orthodontic appliance for bite correction|
A bite-correcting orthodontic appliance attaches directly to the elements of braces (i.e., brackets and archwires); flexes in its distal 25-45% to stay away from the food bolus; has a smooth rectangular profile for patient comfort; and introduces gentle force vectors to the patient's upper and lower teeth that sweep in an arch to lift up on the front of the molar and down on the lower front teeth as the appliance tries to return to its preinstalled (passive) state, resulting in rapid, yet gentle changes unseen in the orthodontic industry. A lock-and-key attachment member is disclosed allowing for ease of installment in the patient's mouth..
|Material model that couples rotation of micro structural elements with the path of energy flux|
The invention is a material model that treats all charge carriers, micro structural elements and disturbances as sets of energy flux vectors. The curvature and direction of the path of the energy flux vectors are vector functions whose coefficients are summations of linear and trigonometric functions.
|Methods for treating cancer using anti-pd-1 antibodies|
The present invention provides isolated monoclonal antibodies, particularly human monoclonal antibodies, that specifically bind to pd-1 with high affinity. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the antibodies of the invention, expression vectors, host cells and methods for expressing the antibodies of the invention are also provided.
|Vectors encoding rod-derived cone viability factor|
The present invention relates to nucleic acids coding for and capable of expressing a rod-derived cone viability factor (rdcvf) and viral vectors containing these nucleic acids. The invention also relates to compositions and pharmaceutical preparations comprising these nucleic acids or vectors, methods of producing or secreting an rdcvf, and methods of treatment..
|Coagulation factor vii compositions and methods of making and using same|
The present invention relates to compositions comprising factor vii coagulation factors linked to extended recombinant polypeptide (xten), isolated nucleic acids encoding the compositions and vectors and host cells containing the same, and methods of making and using such compositions in treatment of coagulation factor-related diseases, disorders, and conditions.. .
|Chimeric receptors with 4-1bb stimulatory signaling domain|
The present invention relates to a chimeric receptor capable of signaling both a primary and a co-stimulatory pathway, thus allowing activation of the co-stimulatory pathway without binding to the natural ligand. The cytoplasmic domain of the receptor contains a portion of the 4-1bb signaling domain.
|Albumin fusion proteins|
The present invention encompasses albumin fusion proteins. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the albumin fusion proteins of the invention are also encompassed by the invention, as are vectors containing these nucleic acids, host cells transformed with these nucleic acids vectors, and methods of making the albumin fusion proteins of the invention and using these nucleic acids, vectors, and/or host cells.
|Antibodies that bind ov064 and methods of use therefor|
Antibodies and antigen-binding fragments of antibodies that bind ov064 are disclosed. The antibodies bind an extracellular domain of ov064.
|Continuous adjustable 3deeps filter spectacles for optimized 3deeps stereoscopic viewing, control method and means therefor, and system and method of generating and displaying a modified video|
A source video comprising a sequence of 2d image frames is acquired, a value for an inter-ocular distance of a viewer is determined, and an image frame is obtained from the source video that includes two or more motion vectors that describe motion in the image frame where each of the motion vectors is associated with a region of the image frame. Parameters for a lateral speed of the image frame and a direction of motion of the image frame are determined.
|Method, apparatus, and system for distributed pre-processing of touch data and display region control|
In an embodiment, a system includes a peripheral controller to interface with a touch controller and to communicate mapping information to identify primary and secondary regions of a display. The touch controller includes logic to filter touch data when it is for a touch within the secondary region and to communicate the touch data to the peripheral controller when it is for the user touch within the primary region.
Each antenna system processor performs coherent integration on a prescribed number of correlation values between a reception signal and a transmission code. A correlation matrix generator generates a correlation matrix on the basis of coherent integration values.
|Polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Process for the production of fine chemicals|
The present invention relates to a process for the production of fine chemicals in a microorganism, a plant cell, a plant, a plant tissue or in one or more parts thereof. The present invention relates further to a process for the control of the production of fine chemicals in a microorganism, a plant cell, a plant, a plant tissue or in one or more parts thereof.
|Read-detection in multi-level cell memory|
A method and apparatus for detecting n-symbol codewords. The method including: reading q-level memory cells to obtain a read signal having n signal components; detecting the memory cell level corresponding to each component using a first correspondence criterion dependent on reference signal levels; identifying unreliable components; detecting, for each unreliable component, the next-most-closely corresponding memory cell level according to the first correspondence criterion; defining a set of ordered codeword vectors having n symbols corresponding to respective components of the read signal ordered according to a signal level, wherein the symbol values in each ordered codeword vector correspond to one combination of detected memory cell levels; defining, for each read signal, candidate initial vectors having intersected the ordered codeword vectors and plurality of initial vectors; and detecting, if the candidate initial vectors contains a vector, the codeword corresponding to that read signal that depends on the candidate initial vectors..
|Content based search engine for processing unstructured digital data|
Systems and methods for receiving and indexing native digital data and generating signature vectors for subsequent storage and searching for such native digital data in a database of digital data are disclosed. Native digital data may be transformed into associated transform data sets.
|Support vector machine|
A method of building a classification model using a svm training module comprising, with a processor, computing a mean value of a number of training vectors received by the processor, subtracting the mean value of the number of training vectors from each training vector received by the processor to obtain a number of difference vectors, applying a hash function to each of the difference vectors to obtain a number of hashed vectors, and applying a linear training formula to the hashed vectors to obtain a classifier model. Classifying a sample vector comprises, with a processor, subtracting a mean value of a number of support vector machine training vectors from the sample vector to obtain a sample difference vector, with a processor, applying a hash function to the sample difference vector to obtain a hashed sample vector, and classifying the hashed sample vector using a classifier model..
|Stochastic based determination|
Stochastic based determination can include accessing a sequence of a plurality of vectors, wherein each of the plurality of vectors includes a plurality of metrics that define a performance of an application. Stochastic based determination can also include querying a digital representation of a first stochastic model to determine a first likelihood that the sequence will terminate in an anomalous state.
|Methods and systems for providing geotemporal graphs|
Technology for generating geotemporal graphs is disclosed where geotemporal graphs provide representations of areas based on an expected travel time between points, instead of the geographical distance between points. Travel times may vary based on travel conditions, and geotemporal maps may be generated that show travel times that account for travel conditions.
|Systems, methods, and interfaces for identifying optimal electrical vectors|
Systems, methods, and graphical user interfaces are described herein for identification of optimal electrical vectors for use in assisting a user in implantation of implantable electrodes to be used in cardiac therapy. Cardiac improvement information may be generated for each pacing configuration, and one or more pacing configuration may be selected based on the cardiac improvement information.
|Nucleic acids encoding receptor for il-17 homologous polypeptides and uses thereof|
The present invention is directed to novel polypeptides and to nucleic acid molecules encoding those polypeptides. Also provided herein are vectors and host cells comprising those nucleic acid sequences, chimeric polypeptide molecules comprising the polypeptides of the present invention fused to heterologous polypeptide sequences, antibodies which bind to the polypeptides of the present invention and to methods for producing the polypeptides of the present invention..
|Recombinant n-glycosylated proteins from procaryotic cells|
The present invention relates to recombinant n-glycosylated proteins, comprising one or more introduced n-glycosylated optimized amino acid sequence(s), nucleic acids encoding these proteins as well as corresponding vectors and host cells. In addition, the present invention is directed to the use of said proteins, nucleic acids, vectors and host cells for preparing medicaments.
|Scalable manufacturing process to produce recombinant lentiviral vectors in serum-free suspension cell culture system|
Methods for preparing highly purified rlv vector formulations at the scale needed to meet anticipated demand for human gene therapy are provided.. .
|Expression of g-protein coupled receptors (gpcrs)|
Disclosed are methods of promoting and/or enhancing g-protein coupled receptor (gpcr) localization to the cell membrane and/or cell surface; methods of promoting and/or enhancing gpcr functional expression; and methods and assays for screening or identifying ligands (e.g., agonists or antagonists) that bind gpcrs. Also provided are vectors, recombinant cells, and stable cell lines for use in the methods and assays..
|Methods and compositions for enhancing the efficacy and specificity of rna silencing|
The present invention provides methods of enhancing the efficacy and specificity of rna silencing. The invention also provides compositions for mediating rna silencing.
|Polypeptides having peroxygenase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having peroxygenaseactivity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Biocatalysts for the preparation of hydroxy substituted carbamates|
The present disclosure relates to engineered ketoreductase polypeptides for the preparation of hydroxyl substituted carbamate compounds, and polynucleotides, vectors, host cells, and methods of making and using the ketoreductase polypeptides.. .
|Polypeptides having peroxygenase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having peroxygenase activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
|Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same|
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides..
|Mucin antigen vaccine|
Provided are expression vectors for generating an immune response to a mucin. The vectors comprise a transcription unit encoding a secretable polypeptide, the polypeptide comprising a secretory signal, a mucin antigen and cd40 ligand.
|Treatment of cancer using humanized anti-egfrviii chimeric antigen receptor|
The invention provides compositions and methods for treating diseases associated with expression of egfrviii. The invention also relates to chimeric antigen receptor (car) specific to egfrviii, vectors encoding the same, and recombinant t cells comprising the anti-egfrviii car.
|Recombinant poxvirus vector comprising tetanus toxin fragment c|
The present invention relates to a recombinant poxvirus comprising tetanus toxin fragment c for improved immunogenicity of an antigen and related methods and uses. Specifically, the present invention generally relates to genetically engineered (recombinant) poxvirus vectors comprising a tetanus toxin fragment c (ttc) coding sequence operably linked to a bacterial antigenic determinant as well as to uses thereof, e.g., to affect an immune response in a subject..
|Anti-gcc antibody molecules and related compositions and methods|
Antibodies and antigen-binding fragments of antibodies that bind gcc are disclosed. The antibodies bind an extracellular domain of gcc and can be internalized.
|Anti-fgfr2 antibodies and uses thereof|
The present invention provides antibodies, or antigen-binding antibody fragments thereof, or variants thereof which reduce the cell surface expression of fgfr2 after binding to fgfr2 in both cells overexpressing fgfr2 and cells expressing mutated fgfr2. Also provided are antibody-based therapies for fgfr2-related diseases or conditions such as cancer.
|Effective targeting of primary human leukemia using anti-cd123 chimeric antigen receptor engineered t cells|
The invention provides compositions and methods for treating leukemia, for example, acute myeloid leukemia (aml) and b-cell acute lymphoid leukemia (b-all). The invention also relates to at least one chimeric antigen receptor (car) specific to cd123, vectors comprising the same, and recombinant t cells comprising the cd123 car.
|Rtef-1 variants and the use thereof for inhibition of angiogenesis|
Dominant negative (dn) variants of transcriptional enhancer factor 1-related (rtef-1) are described. Dn rtef-1 polypeptides may be directly targeted to cells or delivered in nucleic acid expression vectors to alter cellular transcription.
|Neutralizing antibodies to hiv-1 and their use|
Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to hiv-1 gp120 and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided.
|Method and composition for altering a b cell mediated pathology|
The present invention provides compositions for altering a b cell mediated pathology in a patient. The compositions may comprise at least one and/or two chimeric proteins.
|Rotary blood pump with opposing spindle magnets, bore and drive windings|
Various “contactless” bearing mechanisms including hydrodynamic and magnetic bearings are provided for a rotary pump as alternatives to mechanical contact bearings. In one embodiment, a pump apparatus includes a pump housing defining a pumping chamber.
|Local feature descriptor extracting apparatus, method for extracting local feature descriptor, and program|
The size of a feature descriptor is reduced with the accuracy of object identification maintained. A local feature descriptor extracting apparatus includes a feature point detecting unit configured to detect feature points in an image, a local region acquiring unit configured to acquire a local region for each of the feature points, a subregion dividing unit configured to divide each local region into a plurality of subregions, a subregion feature vector generating unit configured to generate a feature vector with a plurality of dimensions for each of the subregions in each local region, and a dimension selecting unit configured to select dimensions from the feature vector in each subregion so as to reduce a correlation between the feature vectors in proximate subregions based on positional relations among the subregions in each local region and output elements of the selected dimensions as a feature descriptor of the local region..
|Interference reduction method|
This interference reduction method in a receiver (2) comprising at least two antennas (4, 6), each receiving a signal transmitted through a radio propagation channel, comprises the following steps:—weighting (20) of each of the signals received with a weighting vector associated respectively with a respective antenna of the receiver;—combination (22) of the weighted signals received to obtain a combined received signal;—weighting (24) of a reference signal with another weighting vector;—comparison (26) of the combined received signal and the weighted reference signal to obtain an error; and—determination (28) of the weighting vectors with the help of the maximum a posteriori criterion by maximising the probability of realisation of the said weighting vectors conditionally with the error obtained.. .
|Local detection model (ldm) for recursive motion estimation|
The present disclosure relates to a method for improving an estimation process, comprising providing an image; detecting a failure area within said image to obtain a failure area map; obtaining a motion or disparity estimation map containing estimation vectors determined in an estimation process; providing a local direction model, ldm, map comprising ldm vectors determined on the basis of said estimated vectors and said detected failure area, and adjusting said estimation process dependent on the local direction model map.. .
|Image encoding method and apparatus and image decoding method and apparatus based on motion vector normalization|
Provided are an image encoding method and apparatus, and an image decoding method and apparatus. The image encoding method includes: obtaining a variation of a motion estimation error with respect to a homogeneity degree of a motion vector according to mergence, based on a motion vector of each of merged blocks obtained by merging adjacent blocks, motion vectors of the adjacent blocks included in each of the merged blocks, and motion vectors of neighboring blocks of each of the merged blocks; and determining, based on the obtained variation, a merged block having a smallest variation from among the merged blocks and whether to merge the adjacent blocks included in the determined merged block..