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System and method to integrate content in real time into a dynamic real-time 3-dimensional scene
System integrating content in real-time into dynamic 3d scene includes external server including cms, a device including content integrating engine to process in real-time 3d scenes, and display device to display combined 3d scene output. Cms searches for social media posts on social media servers.
Lazzeri Societa Agricola A R.l.


Cancer Research Technology Limited
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Cancer Research Technology Limited
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The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York
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Plataine Ltd.
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Research & Business Foundation Sungyunkwan University
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First communication device, second communication, and methods therein, for resolving a state mismatch
Method performed by a first communication device (511) for performing one or more actions to resolve a state mismatch between the first communication device (511) and a second communication device (512) operating in a communications network (500). The first communication device (511) searches (601, 704) for one or more transmissions from the second communication device (512) that are indicative of a state mismatch between the first communication device (511) and the second communication device (512).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


Method for using legacy wi-fi and wi-fi p2p simultaneously
A method for using legacy wi-fi and wi-fi peer-to-peer (p2p) simultaneously is provided. The method includes entering a device discovery process of wi-fi p2p, if use of a wi-fi p2p function is requested while using a legacy wi-fi function, acquiring a group owner (go) right of wi-fi p2p in the device discovery process, performing a listen state over the same channel as a channel where the legacy wi-fi function is in use, through the acquisition of the go right, and performing a search state over a social channel of wi-fi p2p, and repeating the listen state and the search state until the device discovery process is ended..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Terminal device, communication method, and integrated circuit
A terminal device monitors an mpdcch in a search space, and performs a drx functionality for controlling monitoring of the mpdcch. The search space including a first mpdcch candidate and a second mpdcch candidate, a beginning ofdm symbol in the first mpdcch candidate being identical to a beginning ofdm symbol in the second mpdcch candidate, and a repetition level of the first mpdcch candidate being lower than a repetition level of the second mpdcch candidate.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Carrier-aggregation-based handover method

Provided are a method for performing handover in a cellular mobile communication system that supports a carrier aggregation, and a user equipment and a node base (nodeb) using the method. A connection between the user equipment and the nodeb may be maintained and information may be exchanged using a plurality of serving carriers.
Electronics And Telecommunication Research Institute

Method and video communication

A method for changing a communication network for video communication is provided. The method includes performing, by a user equipment (ue), video communication through a mobile communication network; searching for whether there is a wireless local area network (wlan) accessible by the ue; displaying, if a wlan accessible by the ue is found, the accessible wlan; and when the displayed wlan is selected by a user, changing a communication network for the video communication to perform the video communication through the selected wlan..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for wireless data offload

A method and related apparatus for performing wireless data offload in a public transportation vehicle comprising at least one access point and at least one data storage comprising a plurality of pieces of data, the method comprising: searching for available offload nodes in the vehicle; sending a request for wireless offload of the data at least to a first offload node, the request including one or more offload parameters; offloading, upon an acknowledgement from the first offload node, a first piece of data to the first offload node; and registering the first piece of data as offloaded to the first offload node.. .
Teleste Oyj

Method and performing discovery in wireless communication system

The present specification may provide a method for performing discovery by a seeker terminal in a wireless communication system. In this instance, the method by which a seeker terminal performs discovery may comprise the steps of: transmitting a first frame associated with discovery, by the seeker terminal, to an advertiser terminal; receiving, from the advertiser terminal, a second frame in response to the first frame; and discovering a matching p2p terminal on the basis of the received second frame.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mobile terminal and control method

A mobile terminal and control method to share content with a device and control the device are provide. The mobile terminal includes a communication unit to communicate with a host and the device; a search unit to receive content information and device information; an input unit to receive a content selection signal and a device selection signal; and a control unit to control the mobile terminal.
Goldpeak Innovations Inc

Geographic position information-based community interconnection method and system

A geographic position information-based community interconnection method may comprise creating a community network using geographic position information and identity information as network nodes; when a user terminal logs onto the community network for the first time, registration and authentication may need to be completed. The method may include receiving information and/or services for interaction, and uploading the received information and/or services to the community network server.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd

Photonic frame switching system determining moment of transmitting photonic frame based on time used for changing wavelength of tunable laser diode

A photonic frame switching system may include a main controller and at least one photonic frame wrapper line card. The main controller may determine a point in time at which a photonic frame wrapper line card transmits a photonic frame by allocating a time slot to the photonic frame wrapper line card.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit Ute

Video encoding and decoding

Disclosed is an encoding device. The present encoding device comprises a processor which: divides a target block of the current frame into a first area and a second area according to a predetermined division method and an interface communicating with a decoding device; searches for a first motion vector for the first area in a first reference frame, so as to generate a first prediction block including an area corresponding to the first area; divides the first prediction block into a third area and a fourth area according to the predetermined division method, and generates boundary information; searches for a second motion vector for the fourth area corresponding to the second area in a second reference frame, and generates a second prediction block including an area corresponding to the fourth area; merges the first prediction block and the second prediction block according to the boundary information so as to generate a third prediction block corresponding to the target block; and controls the interface to transmit the first motion vector and the second motion vector to the decoding device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus of candidate skipping for predictor refinement in video coding

Method and apparatus of using motion refinement with reduced bandwidth are disclosed. According to one method, a predictor refinement process is applied to generate motion refinement for the current block by searching among multiple motion vector candidates using reference data comprising the target motion-compensated reference block, where if a target motion vector candidate requires target reference data from the target motion-compensated reference block being outside the valid reference block, the target motion vector candidate is excluded from said searching the multiple motion vector candidates or a replacement motion vector candidate closer to a center of the corresponding block of the current block is used as a replacement for the target motion vector candidate.
Mediatek Inc.

Encoding optimization with illumination compensation and integer motion vector restriction

A video encoder is configured to determine whether to enable or disable an integer motion vector precision restriction and whether to enable or disable an illumination compensation (ic) tool by: for a large search range in a reference picture, performing first motion estimation tests, wherein performing the first motion estimation tests comprises performing motion estimation tests only with the ic tool disabled and the integer motion vector precision restriction disabled and with the ic tool enabled and the integer motion vector precision restriction disabled; based on the first motion estimation tests, determining a small search range, wherein the small search range is smaller than the large search range; for the small search range, performing second motion estimation tests; and based on the second motion estimation tests, determining whether to enable or disable the integer motion vector precision restriction and whether to enable or disable the ic tool.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods and devices for coding motion vectors in video compression

Methods and devices for video coding using inter-coding and removing redundant motion vectors from a set of candidate motion vectors. The methods may determine that at least some candidate motion vectors in a set of candidate motion vectors in a search range around the motion vector predictor identify candidate blocks in the previously-reconstructed reference picture that are redundant and, based on that determination, eliminate said at least some of the candidate motion vectors to reduce the set to a subset.
Blackberry Limited

Image pickup apparatus

An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup element, an optical filter, a filter driver configured to insert and to eject the optical filter into and from an optical path between the optical system and the image sensor, and a controller configured to search for an in-focus position based on the image pickup signal and to control a position of the focus lens based on a result of a search. The controller determines whether the focus lens is to move by a first amount after the optical filter moves from one of the position on the optical path and the position outside the optical path to the other, and before the search starts, based on a difference between an in-focus position when the optical filter is disposed on the optical path and an in-focus position when the optical filter is not disposed on the optical path..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and content presentation in association with a telephone call

A method and apparatus are provided for presenting multimedia content to a caller and/or a called party in association with a telephone call. Content may be presented pre-ring (before the called party's telephone rings), in-call, and/or post-call.

Multi-thread processing of search responses

Multi-thread processing of search responses is disclosed. An example method may include transmitting, by a computer system, a search request to a plurality of search peers of a data aggregation and analysis system; receiving a plurality of data packets from the plurality of search peers; parsing, by a first processing thread of the computer system, one or more data packets of the plurality of data packets, to produce a partial response to the search request; and processing, by a second processing thread of the computer system, the partial response to produce a memory data structure representing an aggregated response to the search request..
Splunk Inc.

Automatic discovery of management nodes and generation of cli using ha module

Systems and methods for communicating with the representational state transfer (rest) application programming interface (api), by providing a set of libraries for the hypertext transfer protocol (http) verbs used (that function without providing the uniform resource locator (url) to the management server in which the rest api resides) are disclosed. A caller requires no knowledge of where the management server is located in a high-availability (ha) situation, in which the management server can easily migrate and the internet protocol (ip)/url can change frequently.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus and system for managing transaction information of public organization using blockchain technology

A transaction information managing system including a plurality of servers and at least one third-party server, wherein the plurality of servers are configured to create, when transactions using the budget of the public organization occurs, a block based on transaction information of the transactions, add the block to the block chain, and share the block chain and the at least one third-party server is configured to perform a mathematical operation to enhance the reliability of the block chain, and a method for managing the transaction information are provided.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Visualization of access permission status

Queries regarding access permissions of users and rights to directories in a complex enterprise are executed in near real-time, using lookups to tables that form a condensed database maintained for each file server. User information is condensed by arranging users in user groups having common data access rights.
Varonis Systems Inc.

Method and gateway for obtaining route according to requirement

A method and gateway obtain a route according to a requirement. The method includes: a first gateway receives a first packet; the first gateway searches a forwarding table for a next hop of a first ip address in the first packet, wherein the search fails; the first gateway sends a second packet carrying the first ip address to at least one gateway; the first gateway receives a third packet from a second gateway; and the first gateway writes an address of the second gateway into the forwarding table as a next hop address of the first ip address..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and providing secure execution environment for mobile cloud

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for providing a secure execution environment for a mobile cloud. The apparatus for providing a secure execution environment includes a general execution unit for, when a request for service execution is received, generating authentication information, transmitting the authentication information to a cloud server, and receiving a security key required for secure communication from the cloud server, and a secure execution unit for verifying the security key received from the general execution unit and performing secure communication with the cloud server by running a service execution monitor when verification succeeds, wherein the general execution unit is configured to transmit the authentication information, including general authentication information corresponding to the general execution unit and secure authentication information received from the secure execution unit, to the cloud server, thus allowing the cloud server to verify the general execution unit and the secure execution unit..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

User device signal processing based on triggered reference signals for wireless networks

A technique is provided for receiving, by a user device from a base station, a control signal indicating that base station-triggered reference signals will be transmitted to the user device, and receiving, by the user device, the base station-triggered reference signals on a set of time-frequency resources in at least one physical downlink control channel (pdcch) search space.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and device for fiber-to-the-home

Provided are a fiber-to-the-home implementing method and device. The method includes: receiving, by a virtual passive optical network medium access control (pon mac) of an optical network unit (onu), a first packet from an optical line terminal (olt), determining that the first packet matches the virtual pon mac, and searching a preset corresponding relationship for a first buffer area corresponding to the virtual pon mac receiving the first packet; buffering, by the onu, the received first packet in the searched first buffer area; and sending, by the onu, the first packet in the first buffer area to a user via a user network interface (uni) corresponding to the first buffer area..
Zte Corporation

Communication low latency services in xhaul network

An operation method of a relay base station in a communication network including a central base station, the relay base station, and a terminal may comprise receiving a request message for requesting a low latency service from the terminal; in response to the request message, measuring a signal quality of a radio link between the central base station and the relay station and a signal quality of a radio link between the relay base station and the terminal; determining whether to support the low latency service based on the signal qualities; and when the low latency service is determined to be supported, transmitting downlink data received from the central base station to the terminal without performing modulation and demodulation operations, or transmitting uplink data received from the terminal to the central base station without performing modulation and demodulation operations.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Codebook for multiple-input multiple-output system and communication method and apparatus using same

The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5g) or 5g communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-generation (4g) communication system such as long term evolution (lte). Exemplary embodiment of the present invention provide a scheme for reducing feedback overhead when quantizing and feeding back channel state information in a mimo system.
Purdue Research Foundation

Voltage comparator circuit including a plurality of voltage controlled delay lines

An embodiment circuit includes a first voltage-controlled delay line (vcdl), a second vcdl, and a first flip-flop. The first vcdl includes a first input terminal configured to receive a first input voltage, and a second input terminal configured to receive a clock signal.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Nonuniform corrugated diaphragm for mems tuners and actuators

A cavity resonator tuning diaphragm comprising a plurality of inner corrugations, the plurality of inner corrugations having a first depth. An outer corrugation located between the plurality of inner corrugations and a perimeter of the diaphragm is also included, the outer corrugation having a second depth greater than the first depth.
Purdue Research Foundation

Fluorine-based nanocomposite membrane comprising polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes having proton donor and proton acceptor, and manufacturing same

The present invention relates to a proton conductive nanocomposite membrane and a method for manufacturing same, the proton conductive nanocomposite membrane having polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (poss) having a proton donor and poss having a proton acceptor introduced into an aromatic hydrocarbon polymer membrane having a sulfonyl group. The nanocomposite membrane of the present invention has both the poss having a proton donor and the poss having a proton acceptor added thereto, and thus protons (cations) that are generated are easily hopped in an ion channel by means of hydrogen bonding, and thus ionic conductivity is increased.
Sogang University Research Foundation

Decomposable s-tetrazine based polymers for single walled carbon nanotube applications

A process for purifying semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (sc-swcnts) extracted with a conjugated polymer, the process comprising exchanging the conjugated polymer with an s-tetrazine based polymer in a processed sc-swcnt dispersion that comprises the conjugated polymer associated with the sc-swcnts. The process can be used for production of thin film transistors.
National Research Council Of Canada

Vanishing via for hardware ip protection from reverse engineering

A semiconductor device can include a first metal trace, a first via disposed on the first metal trace, a second metal trace disposed on the first via, and an insulator interposed between the first metal trace and the first via. The insulator can be configured to lower an energy barrier or redistribute structure defects or charge carriers, such that the first metal trace and the first via are electrically connected to each other when power is applied.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

Deposition of aluminum oxide etch stop layers

Aluminum oxide films characterized by a dielectric constant (k) of less than about 7 (such as between about 4-6) and having a density of at least about 2.5 g/cm3 (such as about 3.0-3.2 g/cm3) are deposited on partially fabricated semiconductor devices over both metal and dielectric to serve as etch stop layers. The films are deposited using a deposition method that does not lead to oxidative damage of the metal.
Lam Research Corporation

Cathode with improved rf power efficiency for semiconductor processing equipment with rf plasma

A cathode assembly for use in a plasma processing chamber is provided. A metal bowl that is grounded is provided.
Lam Research Corporation

Method for the fabrication of electron field emission devices including carbon nanotube electron field emission devices

The present invention is directed to a method for the fabrication of electron field emitter devices, including carbon nanotube (cnt) field emission devices. The method of the present invention involves depositing one or more electrically conductive thin-film layers onto a electrically conductive substrate and performing lithography and etching on these thin film layers to pattern them into the desired shapes.
Corporation For National Research Initiatives

Magnetic apparatus

A magnetic apparatus includes a first conductive feature. The first conductive feature conducts a current.
National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center

Systems and methods of interpreting speech data

Method and systems are provided for interpreting speech data. A method and system for recognizing speech involving a filter module to generate a set of processed audio data based on raw audio data; a translation module to provide a set of translation results for the raw audio data; and a decision module to select the text data that represents the raw audio data.
Interdev Technologies Inc.

Methods and systems for extracting auditory features with neural networks

A system extracting features from a time-varying signal comprising a computer processor and a computer readable medium having computer executable instructions for providing: a bank of bandpass filters; a module approximating the output of those filters with nonlinear components; a module representing a decorrelated projection of the output of the filters with nonlinear components; and a module representing the temporal derivative of the decorrelated information with nonlinear components.. .
Applied Brain Research Inc.

Operating device, operating method, operating system, and operating program

A technique for more reliably capturing a lost unmanned aerial vehicle in tracking the unmanned aerial vehicle by a surveying device is provided. A uav search area setting part is configured to perform arithmetic operation for searching for an unmanned aerial vehicle having mounted therein a location identifying device using a gnss.
Topcon Corporation

Service improvement by better incoming diagnosis data, problem specific training and technician feedback

A method for failure analysis and technician assessment, the method may include sensing sensed vehicle parameters by multiple vehicle sensors that comprise multiple types of sensors; calculating, by a vehicle monitor, based on the sensed vehicle parameters, parameters of multiple vehicle components; wherein the vehicle monitor is mechanically coupled to the vehicle or installed in the vehicle; searching, by the vehicle monitor and based on the parameters of the multiple vehicle components, for a vehicle failure that is either a current vehicle failure or an impeding vehicle failure; receiving, by the vehicle monitor, a notification that the vehicle failure was repaired; and estimating an impact of the repair by the vehicle monitor and based on at least parameters of multiple vehicle components that are calculated from sensed vehicle parameters that are sensed after the repair.. .

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program, the information processing apparatus including: a display control unit configured to control display such that a user is able to visually recognize, at a same time, a real object and a virtual object, the virtual object being obtained through search based on sensed data associated with the real object at a first time point and sensed data associated with the real object at a second time point.. .
Sony Corporation

Apparatus and processing information of multiple cameras

Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing information of multiple cameras. The apparatus for processing information of multiple cameras according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: multiple cameras obtaining an image containing at least one object; a location information identification unit identifying location information between the at least one object and one of the multiple cameras, the location information identification unit being provided in each of the multiple cameras, wherein the location information comprises a device identifier identifying the location information identification unit and a location data between the at least one object and one of the multiple cameras; and an image processor processing image information obtained from the multiple cameras by using the location information received from the location information identification unit and converting the device identifier received from the location information identification unit into an object identifier identifying the at least one object..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit Ute

Computed tomography device and computed tomography image correction method using the same

Provided are a computed tomography device and a computed tomography method. The computed tomography device includes a gantry and an image processing processor.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and accelerating foreground and background separation in object detection using stereo camera

Provided is a method of separating a foreground and a background by extracting a depth image through a stereo camera, generating an occupancy grid map on the basis of the depth image, predicting a free space, and computing a membership value, the method including setting a threshold value of a foreground object existing in a free space boundary region of the predicted free space, determining whether the membership value reaches the threshold value of the foreground object while the membership value is computed, terminating the computing of the membership value when it is determined that the membership value being computed reaches the threshold value of the foreground object in the determining, and separating a foreground and a background through the computed membership value.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and system for analyzing wound status

A system for analyzing wound status is provided. The system includes an image obtaining device and an image analyzing device.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Identifying an item from research

For identifying an item from research, a processor identifies a purchase item by monitoring product research. The processor further determines the processor is at a retail venue.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

System and image-based product identification

Methods and systems are described for automatically identifying and presenting to a user products or services related to an electronic image identified by the user. The products or services may further be related to a user selection of an object within the image.
Dragon-click Corp.

System and image-based service identification

Methods and systems are described for automatically identifying and presenting to a user products or services related to an electronic image identified by the user. The products or services may further be related to a user selection of an object within the image.
Dragon-click Corp.

System and image-based product genre identification

Methods and systems are described for automatically identifying and presenting to a user products or services related to an electronic image identified by the user. The products or services may further be related to a user selection of an object within the image.
Dragon-click Corp.

Method of bidding online services

A method of bidding online services is disclosed. The method includes following steps: receiving a service request from a user; executing a pairing process to search a service satisfying the service request; executing a bidding process to select at least one of plurality of users when determining that the service has been assigned to another user; re-assigning the service to the selected user; establishing a communication between the selected user and a provider of the service for enabling the provider to provide online service to the user once receiving a using request from the user and a providing request from the provider..
Nexcom International Co., Ltd.

Advertising and fulfillment system

A method is provided for a method of purchasing goods online, which allows end users to receive money in return for browsing the internet and making purchases. According to the features of the invention, the end user enters a profile into youniverse, which is uploaded to the database.

Social network system and method

A social network system includes one or more participant terminals operable to act as a client on a social network and a computer operable to act as a server on the social network and to communicate with each of the participant terminals over the social network. The computer includes: a memory configured to store a set of instructions; and a processor configured to execute the set of instructions.
Sqeeqee, Inc.

Computer application market clusters for application searching

A market out of multiple available geographic markets can be inferred for each application in a first subset of computer applications. The inferring can include inferring each market from text in one or more metadata fields in application metadata from an online computerized store for the applications.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for matching employers and candidates

A method for matching employers and candidates comprising the steps of downloading, installing, and initiating an application on a candidate mobile device; creating a candidate profile; downloading, installing, and initiating the application on an employer mobile device; creating an employer profile; searching a database for an employer; sending a nudge to the employer; searching the database for the candidate profile; creating a job fair; sending an interview request; and scheduling an interview.. .

Entity resolution incorporating data from various data sources which uses tokens and normalizes records

A pair of records is tokenized to form a normalized representation of an entity represented by each record. The tokens are correlated to a machine learning system by determining whether a learned resolution already exists for the two entities.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Predictive analytics for failure detection

A computer-implemented method and computing system are provided for failure prediction of a batch of manufactured objects. The method includes classifying, by a processor using a simulation, a set of samples with uniformly distributed parameter values, to generate sample classifications for the batch of manufactured objects.
International Business Machines Corporation

Predictive analytics for failure detection

A computer-implemented method and computing system are provided for failure prediction of a batch of manufactured objects. The method includes classifying, by, a processor sing a simulation, a set of samples with uniformly distributed parameter values, to generate sample classifications for the batch of manufactured objects.
International Business Machines Corporation

Convolutional neural network system having binary parameter and operation method thereof

Provided is a convolutional neural network system. The system includes an input buffer configured to store an input feature, a parameter buffer configured to store a learning parameter, a calculation unit configured to perform a convolution layer calculation or a fully connected layer calculation by using the input feature provided from the input buffer and the learning parameter provided from the parameter buffer, and an output buffer configured to store an output feature outputted from the calculation unit and output the stored output feature to the outside.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Methods and systems for predicting flow of crowds from limited observations

Systems and methods for determining flows by acquiring a video of the flows with a camera, wherein the flows are pedestrians in a scene. The video includes a set of frames, wherein motion vectors are extracted from each frame in the set, and a data matrix is constructed from the motion vectors in the set of frames.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Security certification hiding ultra-high frequency electronic tag identifier

A security certification method for hiding an ultra-high frequency electronic tag identifier. By encrypting the electronic tag identifier (tid) using a random number, and returning it in the cipher text, this certification method can effectively avoid an illegal reading/writing device from acquiring the tid information and from performing illegal tracking and identity recognition on an object identified by the electronic tag.
Traffic Management Research Institute Of The Ministry Of Public Security

Applications of a binary search engine based on an inverted index of byte sequences

Techniques for searching an inverted index associating byte sequences of a fixed length and files that contain those byte sequences are described herein. Byte sequences comprising a search query are determined and searched in the inverted index.
Crowdstrike, Inc .

Binary search of byte sequences using inverted indices

Techniques for searching an inverted index associating byte sequences of a fixed length and files that contain those byte sequences are described herein. Byte sequences comprising a search query are determined and searched in the inverted index, and an intersection of the results is determined and returned as a response to the search query.
Crowdstrike, Inc.

Classification systems, and methods of collecting, associating, storing, searching, and providing healthcare information, and connecting healthcare participants globally

A method and system of associating globally and nationally recognized health and healthcare classification systems with their respective common terms, to create user-friendly classification systems. Users can suggest common terms to be added to the classification system codes.

Extracting patient information from an electronic medical record

A mechanism is provided in a data processing system comprising at least one processor and at least one memory comprising instructions, which are executed by the at least one processor and configure the processor to implement a patient information extractor. The patient information extractor receives a query specification for executing a query on a patient electronic medical record (emr).
International Business Machines Corporation

System and automated model calibration, sensitivity analysis, and optimization

A computer-implemented interface apparatus for automated calibration can include an architecture for automatically managing interchangeable input parameters, interchangeable output objective functions, and interchangeable optimization methods. Prior to calibration, this architecture allows a user to quickly and easily eliminate the vast majority of input values and combinations, thus drastically simplifying the process of calibration (via simulation-based optimization).
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

System and methods for multi-language abstract model creation for digital environment simulations

A system and methods for multi-language abstract digital simulation model generation and execution, comprising a meta-model structuring and creation system, meta-model mapping table, remote server, simulation execution process, computer domain specific language, and methods for user-creation and editing of meta-models, simulation models, and parametrization of simulation environments, actors, objects, and events in real-time using heuristic searching.. .
Fractal Industries, Inc.

Device for predicting amount of photovoltaic power generation, and predicting amount of photovoltaic power generation

An actual power generation amount receiver acquires an actual power generation amount of a photovoltaic power generation system of each time slot of each day. An extraterrestrial solar radiation calculator calculates an extraterrestrial solar radiation of each time slot of each day at a disposition position.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Router based query results

A method and system for improving a router based search query is provided. The method includes identifying a web page retrieved during a web query received from a network router device and analyzing historical web pages retrieved during historical search queries associated with a search engine router and the network router device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Search engine

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-storage medium, for using a search engine implemented on a user device to identify topics or tasks associated with native application content. The method may include actions of receiving a set of data that is generated by the native application and that includes (i) native application content, and (ii) context information associated with the native application content, generating a cluster feature-vector representation based on the set of data, storing the cluster feature-vector representations in a search engine index on the user device, identifying a set of cluster feature-vector representations that are associated with a particular feature-vector representation, identifying one or more tasks that are associated with the set of cluster feature-vector representations, and providing, for output, a user interface including a selectable control that identifies one or more of the tasks..
Google Inc.

Control system using scoped search and conversational interface

A technique is described herein for controlling equipment in a local environment. The technique can use a conversational interface component to receive messages from any user in a group of users.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for a smart search of an electronic document

Systems and methods for electronic document smart searching are provided. The systems and method for electronic document smart searching are capable of searching an electronic document based on query contexts and action patterns extracted from the query contexts.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Natural language search using facets

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: obtaining a query for a search result and identifying at least one entity in the query, discovering a facet-entity mapping corresponding to the entity from a knowledgebase.
International Buesiness Machines Corporation

Clustered search head configuration synchronization with bloom filter

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques for efficiently and accurately performing propagation of search-head specific configuration customizations across multiple individual configuration files of search heads of a cluster for a consistent user experience. The cluster of search heads may be synchronized such that the search heads operate to receive the configuration or knowledge object customizations from one or more clients from a central or lead search head.
Splunk Inc.

Method and system for limiting share of voice of individual users

In various example embodiments, a system and method for limiting shares of voice of users in a result set are provided. In example embodiments, for each publication of a plurality of publications in a set, a type of entity associated with the publication is identified.
Ebay Inc.

Method, apparatus and system for displaying search results, apparatus and computer storage medium

The present disclosure provides a method, apparatus and system for displaying search results, an apparatus and a computer storage medium. On the one hand, according to embodiments of the present disclosure, the key word is sent to the server so that the server performs search according to the key word to obtain at least two page files, each of the page files including at least one search result matching the key word, thereby receiving the at least two page files sent by the server; thereby, according to the page style and the special display effect corresponding to each of the page files, rendering each of said page files to display the search result matching the key word.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Application extension for generating automatic search queries

In general, this disclosure is directed to techniques for enabling an application extension executing as part of an application of a computing device to: automatically predict, based on contextual information associated with the computing device or the application, potential search queries from a set of predetermined search queries, and display graphical elements (e.g., icons, images, or other types of graphical elements) indicative of the predicted search queries within the graphical keyboard. The application extension may analyze the contextual information for use in the search query prediction only after receiving express consent from a user of the computing device to do so.
Google Inc.

Cache aware searching of buckets in remote storage

Embodiments are disclosed for performing cache aware searching. In response to a search query, a first bucket and a second bucket in remote storage for processing the search query.
Splunk, Inc.

Computerized automatically generating and providing interactive query suggestions within an electronic mail system

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

Personalization of news articles based on news sources

News search and browse experience is personalized based on user preferences. User attributes like a geographic location are obtained and news sources preferred by other users with attributes similar to those of a requesting user are identified.
Oath Inc.

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of data artifacts using a cognitive approach

An artifact processing system and method for ranking artifacts is provided. The method includes the steps of creating an artifact repository, analyzing the plurality of artifacts based on a plurality of parameters, and assigning a weighted value to each parameter of the plurality of parameters based on a business requirement, a user requirement, and a technical specification to determine a quantitative score of each artifact, determining a qualitative score of each artifact of the plurality of artifacts by filtering the plurality of artifacts, and calculating a total weighted value of each artifact of the plurality of artifacts, clustering the plurality of artifacts from the plurality of data buckets during a search of the artifact repository using the qualitative value of each artifact to provide a closest match based on the user selected parameters, retrieving a cluster containing the closest match and ranking the artifacts within the cluster based on the qualitative score of the artifacts within the cluster..
International Business Machines Corporation

Contextual document recall

A framework for enhanced search is provided to enable the user to contextually search documents, based on specified events. A management framework provides systems for obtaining a user's contextual data and the user's interaction data for which a context graph and an interaction graph are created, respectively.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and apparatuses for searching for property listing information based on images

Apparatuses, methods, and systems disclosed herein that utilizes camera images captured by user devices to identify a property listing from a plurality of property listing in a database. In one example embodiment, a method is provided comprising accessing or receiving, from a device, at least one image, and obtaining one or more words contained in the image.
Move, Inc.

Document editor with research citation insertion tool

A method performed at a server system having one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs executed by the one or more processors is described. The method includes receiving from a respective client system a subset of a document displayed at the respective client system.
Google Llc

Alternative search methodology

A system and method for searching for new and/or updated media content is provided. Content is acquired using a plurality of apis and the content is consolidated with the newest content identified.

Server and providing content based on context information

The present disclosure includes a memory in which a content providing program is stored, and a processor that executes the program stored in the memory. Herein, upon execution of the program, the processor extracts a subject and a verb property including multiple verbs corresponding to the subject from a target content, infers a verb-form subject of the target content on the basis of the subject and the verb property, and extracts one or more contents matched with the target content from among multiple candidate contents on the basis of the verb-form subject of the target content.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method for correlating physical and chemical measurement data sets to predict physical and chemical properties

The present invention is generally related to the correlation of physical and/or chemical measurements with other physical and/or chemical measurements and the application of the correlation to transform a product or process (e.g., to formulate, mix, blend compounds or materials of various natures and origins) upon predicting/estimating certain property(ies) and/or performance index(ices) as indicated by a dependent variable estimate. Embodiments of the inventive technology applies specifically to the problem of producing a correlation when the independent variables of interest exceed the number of observations.
The University Of Wyoming Research Corporation D/b/a Western Research Institute

Content search extension architecture for programmable intelligent search memory

An integrated circuit chip is disclosed that comprises a programmable intelligent search memory (prism) for content search.. .

Pre-fetching data from buckets in remote storage for a cache

Embodiments are disclosed for a prefetching method that may include copying, in response to a search query, a first bucket from a remote storage to a cache. The first bucket may include first data associated with the search query.
Splunk, Inc.

Test input information search device and method

A test input information search device searches for a candidate for test inputting in a database, and stores information of the database including a plurality of elements configured with a first structure, stores screen information including the plurality of elements configured with a second structure and displayed, identifies, from the second structure, relation between the elements in the plurality of elements included in the screen information, and searches for, based on the identified relation between the elements, the plurality of elements as the candidate for the test inputting from the information of the database.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Highly scalable computational active ssd storage device

The present application relates to a computational active solid-state drive(ssd) storage device, comprising: an active interface configured for data communication with one or more host machines, the active interface being configured to at least receive one or more instructions from the one or more host machines; a cpu connected with the active interface; and non-volatile memory (nvm), wherein the nvm is configured to store metadata for utilisation by the cpu to handle the one or more instructions received from the one or more host machines.. .
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Tracking production in a production facility using searchable digital threads

C) allow execution of a search to detect the particulars of the digital threads. The invention also describes a system for execution of the method..

Exposing method, exposing system and laser direct imaging system

An exposing method adapted to a maskless photolithography process. The exposing method includes reading an exposure file; obtaining a plurality of coordinate information corresponding to a plurality of patterns contained in the exposure file, according to the exposure file; generating graphical data, according to the plurality of coordinate information; generating scanning data corresponding to each of a plurality of polygon mirrors or each of at least one polygon mirror group, according to the graphical data and a configuration of the polygon mirrors, wherein every two rotation directions of every two adjacent polygon mirrors of the plurality of polygon mirrors are different, or every two rotation directions of every two adjacent polygon mirrors of the at least one polygon mirror group are different..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Light modulation system and light source illumination device thereof

Disclosed is a light modulation system and a light source illumination device thereof. The light modulation system may include: a first diffractive optical element for expanding optical beams from a light source; an optical waveguide for performing total internal reflection of the expanded optical beams and transmitting resultant optical beams; a second diffractive optical element for modifying an angle of the transmitted optical beams; and a digital micro-mirror device for modulating the angle-modified optical beams..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Illumination optical system for laser line generator

High resolution printing systems that utilize high power laser diode bars and digital mirror devices (dmd) require side-by-side stacking of illumination modules to stitching of the image from each module to form a longer total image width. An inline illumination optical system having a refractive prism and total internal reflection (tir) prism pair with an air gap along with a light guide transporting light beams at a compound angle to the prism pair eliminates the need for any axial rotation of the laser and light guide, and enables side-by-side module stacking.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Radiation detector and manufacturing same

The present invention provides a radiation detector comprising: a scintillator for absorbing radiation to generate light; and a light detector formed in the scintillator, wherein the scintillator is composed of a two-dimensional nanomaterial for imparting ductility. The scintillator is formed by laminating the two-dimensional nanomaterial, the two-dimensional nanomaterial being at least one of graphene oxide, reduced graphene oxide, and graphene quantum dots..
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

Systems and methods for automatically calibrating a lidar using information from a secondary vehicle

System, methods, and other embodiments described herein relate to calibrating a sensor of a first vehicle. In one embodiment, a method includes, in response to detecting that a second vehicle is proximate to the first vehicle, acquiring perceived information from the sensor about the second vehicle.
Toyota Research Institute, Inc.

Phosphoproteins in extracellular vehicles as candidate markers for breast cancer

The state of protein phosphorylation and glycosylation can be key determinants of cellular physiology such as early stage cancer, but the development of phosphoproteins and/or glycoproteins in biofluids for disease diagnosis remains elusive. Here we demonstrate, for the first time, a strategy to isolate and identify phosphoproteins/glycoproteins in extracellular vehicles (evs) from human plasma as potential markers to differentiate disease from healthy states.
Purdue Research Foundation

Methods for detection of circulating tumor cells and methods of diagnosis of cancer in a mammalian subject

Methods are provided for detecting circulating tumor cells in a mammalian subject. Methods of diagnosing cancer in a mammalian subject are provided.
The Scripps Research Institute

Method for determining concentration and pressure of respective gas of multi-gas

A method for determining concentration and pressure of respective gas consisting of multi-gas using emitting and receiving of ultrasound includes: measuring a reference ultrasound flight time; measuring ultrasound flight times at plural concentrations, temperatures and pressures; obtaining an ultrasound flight time table comprising ultrasound flight time change values which are differences between the reference ultrasound flight time, which varies according to parameters of concentration, temperature and pressure, and the measured ultrasound flight time; obtaining an ultrasound amplitude table comprising ultrasound amplitude values of a waveform of a predetermined sequence of the received ultrasound waveform at plural concentrations, temperatures and pressures in a state that concentration, temperature and pressure of the target respective gas are parameters; and calculating the concentration and the pressure of the target gas based on performing temperature compensations for the ultrasound flight time change values and the ultrasound amplitude values.. .
Sogang University Research Foundation

Measurement of analyte with an acoustic wave sensor

A sensitive assay for an analyte employing an acoustic wave sensor. A label which has a higher dissipative capacity than the analyte is adhered to the sensing surface of an acoustic wave sensor through the analyte such that the body of the label is spaced apart from and anchored to the surface of the acoustic wave sensor by a distance of 15 to 250 nm.
Foundation For Research And Technology Hellas

Decomposable s-tetrazine based polymers for single walled carbon nanotube applications

A process for purifying semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (sc-swcnts) extracted with a conjugated polymer, the process comprising exchanging the conjugated polymer with an s-tetrazine based polymer in a processed sc-swcnt dispersion that comprises the conjugated polymer associated with the sc-swcnts. The process can be used for production of thin film transistors and chemical sensors.
National Research Council Of Canada

Systems for detecting and quantifying nucleic acids

This invention is based, in part, on our discovery of an essentially one-step, label-free system comprising a sensing unit having a redox current reporter and a nucleic acid sequence complementary to that of a target nucleic acid of interest or sufficiently complementary to that of the target nucleic acid or a sequence therein to specifically bind the target nucleic acid. The sensing unit is bound to an electroconductive substrate (e.g., a carbon- or metal-containing microelectrode (e.g., a gold microelectrode)), and the system includes a signal amplification mechanism that does not rely upon a redox enzyme and thereby overcomes a fundamental limitation of microelectrode dna sensors that fail to generate detectable current in the presence of only small amounts of a target nucleic acid..
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Device for electrical measurement of target chemical substance, and method therefor

A device for electrical measurement of a target chemical substance includes: an electrode array element including a base, an electrode array section in which electrodes which are disposed on the base and to each of which a test substance is fixed or can be fixed are arrayed, and a terminal array section in which terminals disposed on the base so as to correspond to the electrodes and electrically connected to the electrodes are arrayed; a processing head having an electrode array element support section supporting the electrode array element detachably to make electrical connection to the terminals possible; a container group including a liquid storing section and a measurement container; a support section moving mechanism; and a measurement section capable of measuring a signal generated by applying a predetermined voltage to a test substance fixed to each of the electrodes in the measurement container.. .
Universal Bio Research Co., Ltd.

Method for characterising a part

A method of characterizing a part including obtaining an x-ray tomography image of the part and then a step of correlating the image with a reference wherein the correlation step includes searching among a predefined set of x-ray tomography image transformations for a transformation that minimizes the difference between the image and the reference in order to characterize the inside of the part.. .
Ecole Normale Superieure De Cachan

Methods of measuring structural and functional changes of a biomolecular composition

This invention relates to a method for measuring viscosity of a fluid using particle diffusometry (pd). The method finds practical applications in detecting structural and functional changes of a biomolecular composition by comparing the viscosity change as compared with the standard of the biomolecular composition.
Purdue Research Foundation

Zero power sensors

An integrated circuit includes a substrate and at least one photo-voltaic cell implemented on the substrate. The at least one photo-voltaic cell is configured to generate a supply voltage.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Apparatus and searching point of interest in navigation device

A navigation device includes a touch screen configured to receive a search term and to display at least one point to interest (poi) information corresponding to the search term, a computer-readable memory configured to store a poi data by region, and a controller configured to split the search term into at least two parts including a front portion and a second portion next to the front portion, determine a target region based on the second portion, find a matched poi data among poi data related to the target region based on the whole of the search term, and output a search result as the at least one poi information into the touch screen.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Projectile

A cannon projectile having an elongated body with a plurality of elongated and circumferentially spaced segments. At least one tether is attached to at least one end of the segments to hold the segments together.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

Heat exchange system, air conditioning control system, and air conditioning system control method

A heat exchange system, an air conditioning control system, and an air conditioning system control method. A control portion of the heat exchange system respectively adjusts the opening of electronic expansion valves, and controls the electronic expansion valves to store an initialisation state and position information before powering down so that the electronic expansion valves first perform initialisation state switching when next powering up, thereby reducing the risk of the electronic expansion valves being out of step, and saving system start-up time..
Hangzhou Sanhua Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Metal garden hose with strain relief

A metal-shelled hose assembly includes a metal outer shell lined with a flexible, water-tight inner tubing integrated with a bendable strain-relief section that is configured to allow the metal-shelled hose to be pulled from a straight angle regardless of where it is attached. The bendable strain-relief section is provided at least at the faucet end of the hose, where it effectively changes the angle of the length of the metal hose relative to the faucet when the hose is pulled at an angle to the faucet..
Yeiser Research & Development Llc

Power generation system using ejector refrigeration cycle

The present invention drives an ejector refrigeration unit using waste heat, such as a combustion gas generated from the outside, etc., and cools a working fluid sucked into a compressor in a power generator using the working fluid that circulates in the ejector refrigeration unit, thereby reducing a compression work of the compressor so that efficiency of a system can be improved.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

High flow downhole lock

A high flow downhole lock assembly includes a mandrel with a plurality of external collet finger detents disposed about an exterior surface and an unobstructed inner diameter configured for flow, an external collet with a plurality of collet fingers disposed about an interior surface, and a dog housing with a plurality of extendable retaining dogs. When transitioning to a set configuration, a portion of the mandrel travels within the external collet, the plurality of collet fingers come to rest in one or more of the external collet finger detents, and the plurality of extendable retaining dogs are extended..
Tejas Research & Engineering Llc

Tunable thin liquid/gas diffusion layers for electrolyzers

A liquid/gas diffusion layer (lgdl) 112 for use in a proton exchange membrane electrolyzer cell 100 includes a planar body 120 having first and second surfaces 128, 130 that are separated by a body thickness 126. The body defines 120 a plurality of straight-through, non-interconnected, pores 122 extending through the body thickness 126, between the first and the second surfaces 128, 130.
University Of Tennessee Research Foundation

Methods and apparatuses for production of carbon, carbide electrodes, and carbon compositions

Method comprising providing at least one solid carbide chemical compound and reducing a metal cation with use of the solid carbide chemical compound. A method comprising producing elemental carbon material from the oxidation of carbide in at least one carbide chemical compound (e.g., calcium carbide) in at least one anode of an electrochemical cell apparatus, such as a galvanic cell apparatus.
West Virginia University Research Corporation

Method of separating rare earth elements from rare earth polishing power wastes

The present invention relates to a method of separating rare earth elements from rare earth polishing powder waste by a hydrometallurgical process, the method comprising the steps of: synthesizing sodium rare-earth double sulfates by adding sulfuric acid and sodium hydroxide to the rare earth polishing powder waste; converting the sodium rare-earth double sulfates into rare earth hydroxides; and separating cerium (ce), lanthanum (la), praseodymium (pr), and neodymium (nd) from the rare earth hydroxides by adding hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid. The present invention makes it possible to recover 99% or more of rare earth elements, including cerium (ce), lanthanum (la), praseodymium (pr), and neodymium (nd) from rare earth polishing powder waste, and enables the recovered rare earth elements to be recycled, thereby achieving great industrial economic benefits..
National Institute Of Environmental Research

Characterization of four prophage endolysins specific for clostridium perfringens

Clostridium perfringens can cause food poisoning and is a major agent in necrotic enteritis. As laws banning the use of antibiotics in animal feed become more common, the need for alternatives to antibiotics becomes greater.
Western University Of Health Sciences

Method and system for isolating adipose-derived stem cells

The present invention refers to a non-invasive method for isolating adipose-derived stem cells from adipose tissue by illuminating the adipose tissue with at least one laser having a wavelength of between 360 nm to 480 nm or between 800 nm to 2 pm for a predetermined time for dissociating fat cells and blood vessels of the adipose tissue to release intact stem cells from the adipose tissue while maintaining the viability of the stem cells. In the preferred embodiment, the adipose tissue is illuminated with pulsed near infra-red (nir) laser and a continuous wave (cw) diode blue laser.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

A process of cultivating microalgae and a joint same with a denitration process

The present invention provides a joint method of cultivating microalgae combined with denitrating an industrial waste gas and a system useful for the same. The joint method comprises the steps of: (1) a step of cultivating microalgae; (2) a separation step of separating a microalgae suspension obtained from step (1) into a wet microalgae (microalgae biomass) and a residual cultivation solution; (3) a nox absorbing/immobilizing step of denitrating an industrial waste gas with the residual cultivation solution obtained from step (2); wherein the nutrient stream absorbed with nox obtained from step (3) is used to provide nitrogen source to the microalgae cultivation of step (1).
Research Institute Of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec

Method for removing organic acids in crude oil using gas hydrate inhibitor and catalyst

Disclosed is a method of removing organic acids from crude oil using a gas hydrate inhibitor and a catalyst in crude oil production facilities or oil-refining facilities, in which organic acids can be removed from crude oil by reacting the crude oil with mono-ethylene glycol (meg), di-ethylene glycol (deg), tri-ethylene glycol (teg), methanol or derivatives thereof, as a gas hydrate inhibitor in the presence of a tungstophosphoric acid (tpa) catalyst, whereby the acidity of the crude oil can be lowered by 93% or more, and no catalyst deactivation occurs because magnesium (mg)-based catalysts are not used. Furthermore, a continuous process is achieved in such a manner that the gas hydrate inhibitor and the catalyst are not discarded but are collected from the crude oil from which organic acids have been removed, and are thus recycled, thereby realizing environmentally friendly, economical and efficient removal of organic acids from crude oil..
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Catalytic biomass pyrolysis process

Described herein are processes for converting a biomass starting material (such as lignocellulosic materials) into a low oxygen containing, stable liquid intermediate that can be refined to make liquid hydrocarbon fuels. More specifically, the process can be a catalytic biomass pyrolysis process wherein an oxygen removing catalyst is employed in the reactor while the biomass is subjected to pyrolysis conditions.
Research Triangle Institute

Coating layers of a nanocomposite comprising a nano-cellulose material and nanoparticles

The invention provides articles and methods for making such articles including a substrate coated on at least one region thereof with a layer of nanocomposites nano-cellulose materials and nanoparticles.. .
Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

Polymerization of silyl- and fluoro-containing monomers

Condensation of fluoro-substituted and silyl-substituted monomers provides polymers suitable for use, e.g., as engineering polymers. A monomer composition is condensed in the presence of a bifluoride or poly(hydrogen fluoride) fluoride salt.
The Scripps Research Institute

Il2rbeta/common gamma chain antibodies

Anti-cd122 and/or γc antibodies and fragments thereof are disclosed. Also disclosed are compositions comprising such antibodies and fragments, and uses and methods using the same..
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Insulin-incretin conjugates

Disclosed herein are insulin agonist peptides conjugated to a glucagon analog wherein the insulin/glucagon conjugate is targeted to liver tissues upon administration to a patient.. .
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation

Musclin peptides and methods of use thereof

In certain embodiments, the present invention provides a musclin peptide and methods of increasing muscle growth, performance, resistance to injury and/or preventing or reducing muscle atrophy and improving overall skeletal muscle, metabolic and cardiac health in an animal in need thereof by administering a musclin peptide.. .
University Of Iowa Research Foundation

Chlorotoxin variants, conjugates, and methods for their use

Chlorotoxin variants, chlorotoxin variant conjugates, compositions that include the chlorotoxin variants or conjugates, and methods for using the chlorotoxin variants, conjugates, and compositions.. .
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Engineered outer domain (eod) of hiv gp120, mutants and use thereof

The present invention relates to engineered outer domain (eod) immunogens of hiv gp120 and mutants thereof and methods of making and using the same. The present invention also includes fusions of eod to various protein multimers to enhance immunogenicity.
The Scripps Research Institute

Progesterone-cationic lipid hybrid as anticancer agent and the process of synthesis thereof

The present invention relates to the development of the cationic progesterone compounds as a novel anti-tumor agent. The present invention provides a method for the preparation of novel series of progesterone derivatives.
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Bicyclic alkyne derivatives and uses thereof

The present invention relates to certain compounds (e.g., imidazopyrazine, imidazopyridine, imidazopyridazine and imidazpyrimidine compounds) that act as inhibitors of the map kinase interacting kinases mnk2a, mnk2b, mnk1a, and mnk1b. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds, and to the use of the compounds for the prevention and treatment of diseases (e.g., proliferative diseases (e.g., cancer), inflammatory diseases, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases (e.g.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

New indole compounds having antiprotozoal activity and its use as well as methods for producing the same

In a first aspect, the present invention relates to new compounds as depicted in formula (i). In particular, compounds according to the present invention are bisindolylcyclobuten-dione-based structures having antiprotozoal activity.
Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

Antifungal compounds

Compounds and compositions having antifungal activity, and methods of using the antifungal compounds and compositions, are described for use in treating fungal infections.. .
University Of Kentucky Research Foundation

Parg inhibitory compounds

The present invention relates to compounds of formula i that function as inhibitors of parg (poly adp-ribose glycohydrolase) enzyme activity: wherein r1a, r1b, r1c, r1d, r1e, w, x1, x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7, c are each as defined herein. The present invention also relates to processes for the preparation of these compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising them, and to their use in the treatment of proliferative disorders, such as cancer, as well as other diseases or conditions in which parg activity is implicated..
Cancer Research Technology Limited

Hydantoins that modulate bace-mediated app processing

In certain embodiments hydantoin compounds are provided herein that are effective to inhibit bace activity against app. Without being bound to a particular theory, it is believed the activity of the hydantoins identified herein appears to be associated with binding to bace and/or to app particularly when these moieties form a bace/app complex.
Buck Institute For Research On Aging

Therapeutic compounds and methods of use

The invention relates to protein biding interacting/binding compounds and methods of identifying and using them. The invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions and methods for treating 5-ht2c disorders, including diseases and disorders mediated by gpcrs..
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

Metabotropic glutamate receptor positive allosteric modulators (pams) and uses thereof

Provided herein are small molecule active metabotropic glutamate subtype-2 and -3 receptor positive allosteric modulators (pams), compositions comprising the compounds, and methods of using the compounds and compositions comprising the compounds.. .
Sanford-burnham Medical Research Institute

Molding material for 3d printing based on crushed amorphous glass having irregular shape, molding 3d printing, and molded body

The present invention relates to a forming material for three-dimensional (3d) printing, a forming method for 3d printing, and a formed object, wherein, while being based on an amorphous glass powder shaped irregularly, the forming material for 3d printing ensures excellent flowability and sinterability such that it enables the formation of high-quality products at high speed. The forming material for 3d printing consists of a parent glass powder in the form of an unmelted powder irregularly shaped by crushing amorphous glass; and a spherical nanopowder that has an average particle diameter equal to or less than 1/50th of the average particle diameter of the parent glass powder and is mixed in such a way that it can be disposed on a surface of the parent glass powder to enhance the flowability of the irregularly shaped parent glass powder during the formation of an object by 3d printing..
Inha University Research And Business Foundation

Brine feed system

The present invention relates to an electrolytic cell producing oxidants that utilizes a vacuum venturi system to meter saturated brine to the water stream to produce the correct conductivity electrolyte for operation of the electrolytic cell. The present invention comprises a venture eductor configured to accept brine from a brine source and to communicate brine to the chlorine generation system, a first control device to discourage communication of brine from the venture eductor to the brine source, and a second control device to control the rate of flow of brine from the brine source to the venture eductor..
Aqua Research Llc

Heavy freight train marshalling device and marshalling method, and electronically controlled pneumatic brake system

The present invention relates to a heavy freight train marshalling device and marshalling method, and an electronically controlled pneumatic brake system; the latitude and longitude data of the carriage control unit is acquired by a beidou positioning module; the first-vehicle state data of the carriage control unit is acquired by detecting a first-vehicle identification terminal; and, the carriage control units only need to transmit the acquired location data and the first-vehicle state data to the heu via communication modules. Accordingly, the number of communication messages between the carriage control units and the heu is decreased, the complicated process of connecting the carriage control units to or disconnecting the carriage control units from a switchable load is omitted, the marshalling time is shortened, and the complexity of marshalling is reduced..
Crrc Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for dynamically adjusting a vehicle trajectory according to deviations of a driver from expected inputs

System, methods, and other embodiments described herein relate to dynamically adjusting a vehicle trajectory according to driver deviations. In one embodiment, a method includes generating expected inputs for controlling the vehicle along a segment of a roadway on which the vehicle is traveling by analyzing a present context of the vehicle using a driver model.
Toyota Research Institute, Inc.

Vehicle fingerprint bookmark

Provided in the present disclosure is a fingerprint bookmark system which may be implemented in a vehicle with one or more configurable interior settings. The fingerprint bookmark system may contain a scanner which may be configured to record a fingerprint from a vehicle occupant such that a fingerprint image showing the fingerprint and a duration data for the fingerprint image are recorded by the scanner.
Thunder Power New Energy Vihicle Development Company Limited

Method and vehicle seat arrangement comprising a deformation portion

A vehicle seat arrangement in a vehicle is disclosed. The vehicle seat arrangement comprises a vehicle seat with a back portion and a seat portion, said seat portion comprises a front section, adapted to support legs and knees of a user, and a rear section adapted to support the user's weight.
Ningbo Geely Automobile Research & Development Co., Ltd.

Vehicle fingerprint bookmark

Provided in the present disclosure is a fingerprint bookmark system which may be implemented in a vehicle with one or more configurable interior settings. The fingerprint bookmark system may contain a scanner which may be configured to record a fingerprint from a vehicle occupant such that a fingerprint image showing the fingerprint and a duration data for the fingerprint image are recorded by the scanner.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Stratified and agglomerated artificial stone article

The present invention relates to those articles that include any kind of agglomerated artificial stone and polymerisable resin, such as tiles or slabs, to be used as construction material, characterised for consisting of different strati or veins, of heterogeneous variable mass that provide a special aesthetic effect similar to the natural stone products.. .
Cosentino Research And Development, S.l

Assembling a part made of brittle material

A process for assembling a device including first and second parts made of first and second materials, respectively, and a third part made of a third material that acts as an intermediate part enabling the assembling, the process including: providing a preform made from an at least partially amorphous metal material capable of increasing its volume under temperature and pressure conditions; placing the first and second parts with the preform between two cavity plates having, the negative shape of the device; heating the assembly to a temperature between the glass transition temperature and the crystallization temperature of the preform to enable, at latest during the heating, the preform to be in a form of a foam and enable expansion of the preform to fill the negative shape of the device and form the third part; cooling the assembly to solidify the preform and separate the device from the cavity plates.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Part coating method

A device including a first portion made of a first material and a second portion made of a second material, the second part extends from one of faces of the first portion and is made of an amorphous material.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Moulds for investment casting, methods of making such moulds and use thereof

The present invention relates to investment casting moulds comprising a furnace dust, wherein said furnace dust comprises zro2 and/or al2o3. The present invention also relates to investment casting moulds comprising a metal oxide dust comprising zro2 and one or more materials selected from alumina, silica and aluminosilicate, and wherein said metal oxide dust has a d50 of 10 μm or less.
Center For Abrasives And Refractories Research And Development C.a.r.r.d. Gmbh

Ultrasonic spray coating module

A feeding mold is provided with a charging runner for coating, a feeding runner connected to the charging runner, and a mold base adjacent to the feeding runner. The feeding runner is provided with a splitting manifold communicated with the charging runner, a discharging end face located at the end of feeding runner and apart from an atomizing knife edge of ultrasonic oscillating element by a gap, and a slit channel connected to the splitting manifold and discharging end face.
Precision Machinery Research Development Center

Fluid jet dispenser using multilayer ceramic actuators

A fluid jet dispenser using at least two multilayer piezoelectric actuators is provided. The fluid jet dispenser includes a dispensing head and an electrical driver.
Agency For Science. Technology And Research

Medical image processing apparatus, treatment system, medical image processing method, and medical image processing program

A medical image processing apparatus of an embodiment has acquisitor, a first landmark detector, and an estimator. The acquisitor acquires a perspective image of an object to be treated imaged by an imaging apparatus.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Light source apparatus and using the same

A light source apparatus comprises a main body, a plurality of light source modules and a processor. The main body includes a plurality of configuration areas distributed on a surface of the main body.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Recombinant adeno-associated virus vectors to target medullary thyroid carcinoma

Provided herein are nucleic acids, recombinant adeno-associated virus (raav) particles, and compositions, as well as methods of use thereof for transducing medullary thyroid carcinoma cells and in treatment of disease, such as medullary thyroid carcinoma. In some aspects, the nucleic acid comprises a truncated calcitonin promoter, which is optionally encapsidated within a raav particle.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

Compositions and methods for treating senescence-associated diseases and disorders

Methods are provided herein for selectively killing senescent cells and for treating senescence-associated diseases and disorders by administering a senolytic agent. Senescence-associated diseases and disorders treatable by the methods using the senolytic agents described herein include cardiovascular diseases and disorders associated with or caused by arteriosclerosis, such as atherosclerosis; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; osteoarthritis; senescence-associated ophthalmic diseases and disorders; and senescence-associated dermatological diseases and disorders.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Novel mucosal vaccination approach for herpes simplex virus type-2

Methods and kits for immunizing animals (e.g. Mammals) against viral antigens, including herpes-simplex virus type 2 are provided.
Biomedical Research Models, Inc.

Campylobacter jejuni peptide for vaccine development

Immunogenic compositions directed against c. Jejuni, particularly hypervirulent strains thereof that are able to translocate the intestinal tract and cause systemic infection and abortion, are provided.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Immunogenic compositions and expression systems

Immunogenic compositions and vaccines against plasmodial infection comprising an rh polypeptide or a fragment or variant thereof are disclosed. Also disclosed are rh5 polypeptides or fragments or variants thereof capable of binding cd147 and conferring protection against infection and/or disease caused by multiple plasmodial strains or plasmodial species, inhibitors of the interaction between rh5 and cd147 and methods for producing polypeptides in a mammalian expression system..
Genome Research Limited

Compositions and methods for reducing organ rejection by reducing heparan sulfate in donor transplants

Disclosed here are polypeptides, derived from the myxomavirus-derived secreted glycoprotein, m-t7, comprising point mutations that interfere with chemokine-glycosaminoglycan binding. Compositions containing such m-t7 derived polypeptides with point mutations are therefore useful in preventing, blocking and/or reducing rejection of a transplant..
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

Hybrid neurotoxins and uses thereof

The present disclosure relates to chimeric neurotoxins and uses thereof. In particular, provided herein are chimeric botulinum neurotoxins with altered properties and uses thereof (e.g., research, screening, and therapeutic uses)..
Cellsnap Llc

Anti third party central memory t cells, methods of producing same and use of same in transplantation and disease treatment

A method of generating an isolated population of cells comprising anti-third party cells having a central memory t-lymphocyte (tcm) phenotype, the cells being tolerance-inducing cells and/or endowed with anti-disease activity, and capable of homing to the lymph nodes following transplantation is disclosed. The method comprising: (a) contacting peripheral blood mononuclear cells (pbmc) with a third party antigen or antigens in the presence of il-21 so as to allow enrichment of antigen reactive cells; and (b) culturing the cells resulting from step (a) in the presence of il-21, il-15 and il-7 in an antigen free environment so as to allow proliferation of cells comprising the central memory t-lymphocyte (tcm) phenotype..
Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.

Micro-rna for the treatment of malignant solid tumors and metastasis

Provided are compositions and methods for treating cancer, particularly solid tumors, and cancer metastasis, using micro-rnas mi r-96 and/or mi r-182.. .
Tel Hashomer Medical Research Infrastructure And Services Ltd.

Exosomal compositions and methods for the treatment of disease

An exosomal composition is provided that comprises a therapeutic agent encapsulated by an exosome. The therapeutic agent can be a phytochemical agent, a chemotherapeutic agent, or a stat3 inhibitor.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Tympanic membrane repair device

A method for repairing a perforation in a tympanic membrane comprising attaching a single patch to an undersurface of the tympanic membrane covering the perforation.. .
Mor Research Applications Ltd.

Technique and method to locally deliver objects into bone

An object delivery arrangement is disclosed for delivering objects into bone. The arrangement is configured for generating localized mechanical waves into a tissue, for performing localized deposition of the objects near bone, and for exposing the objects and the bone to said mechanical waves to obtain deposition of the objects into the bone..
Revenio Research Oy

Photoacoustic probe

Disclosed herein is a photoacoustic tomography (pat) probe to direct light to various regions within the tissue of interest to improve image quality and remove cumbersome artifacts at their source. Particularly, a rotating pat probe and method of using thereof to improve the photoacoustic penetration depth and signal to noise ratio in biological samples.
Purdue Research Foundation

Systems and methods for automated voxelation of regions of interest for magnetic resonance spectroscopy

A system and method for automating an appropriate voxel prescription in a uniquely definable region of interest (roi) in a tissue of a patient is provided, such as for purpose of conducting magnetic resonance spectroscopy (mrs) in the roi. The dimensions and coordinates of a single three dimensional rectilinear volume (voxel) within a single region of interest (roi) are automatically identified.
Nocimed, Inc.

Detecting apparatus and detecting physiological information

A detecting apparatus and a detecting method for physiological information are provided. The detecting apparatus includes a first optical signal provider configured to provide an organism with a first optical signal, a signal receiver configured to receive the first physiological signal, and a processor.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Detection of peripheral arterial disease

A system for screening for peripheral artery disease (pad), including a plurality of instruments for measuring presence of blood flow derived physiological parameters, a data collection unit attached to each one of the instruments for receiving signals from each one of the instruments, and a data analysis unit for determining a likelihood of presence of pad based, at least in part, on the received signals. Related apparatus and methods are also described..
Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

3-dimensional printing of food

Provided is a process and system for the production of a nutritional low-caloric food product, and food products produced thereby.. .
Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

Composition and/or combination for aquaculture

Disclosed embodiments concern a composition and/or combination, and a method of administering the same as a feed, or to supplement the feed of, aquatic animals, particularly for aquaculture. Disclosed composition and/or combination embodiments may comprise glucan, silica, mineral clay, mannans, yucca, quillaja, a probiotic, and/or an adhesive agent.
Omnigen Research, Llc

Thermal volatilization of orco agonists

In one aspect, the invention relates to chemical modulators of insect olfactory receptors. In particular, compounds and compositions are provided that can inhibit sensory (e.g., host targeting) functions in airborne insects such as mosquitos.
Vanderbilt University

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Method and device for connecting non-3gpp or non-ip device to lte-based communication system

The disclosure provides a method of connecting a non-3gpp or a non-ip device to a lte-based communication system and related apparatuses using the same. In an aspect, the method would include not limited to determining radio interfaces supported by the relay; configuring a broadcast message to be transmitting by including information related to radio interfaces supported by the relay in the broadcast message; transmitting the broadcast message on all radio channels associated with the radio interfaces supported by the relay; and processing a layer 2 connection request..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Over the air signaling of dynamic frequency selection (dfs) operating parameters to client devices

Over the air signaling of dynamic frequency selection operating parameters to client devices is disclosed. In an embodiment, a multi-channel master device determines a maximum range value of a radar detection umbrella associated with the multi-channel master device based on a first range representing a range at which the multi-channel master device detects a first radar transmission transmitted by a radar device at a defined transmission power; determines a compliance range value based on a second range representing a range at which the multi-channel master device detects a second radar transmission transmitted by the radar device at a dynamic frequency selection (dfs) compliance threshold transmission power; and determines a margin range value based on a third range representing a range at which the multi-channel master device detects a third radar transmission transmitted by the radar device at a transmission power that is lower than the dynamic frequency selection compliance threshold transmission power..
Network Performance Research Group Llc

Method for downlink control channel design

Embodiments of this disclosure improve the reliability of blind decoding when beamforming is used by having a user equipment (ue) receive a single downlink control information (dci) message with different transmission and/or reception parameters. In some embodiments, a ue receives more than one set of configuration parameters, where any two sets of configuration parameters out of the more than one set of configuration parameters have at least one different parameter.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method for transmitting signal between terminals, and same

The present invention provides a method for transmitting a signal between terminals, and an apparatus for the same. Specifically, a first terminal performs resource sensing within a resource search section including a plurality of resource units.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and controlling timing advance

The present disclosure relates to a communication scheme for combining an iot technology and a 5g communication system for supporting a higher data transmission rate beyond a 4g system, and a system therefor. The present disclosure may be applied to a smart service (for example, a smart home, a smart building, a smart city, a smart car or connected car, healthcare, digital education, retail business, a security and security related service, or the like) on the basis of a 5g communication technology and an iot related technology.
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Detection method, synchronization method, and terminal for symmetrical synchronization signal

The present invention discloses a detection method, a synchronization method, and a terminal for a symmetrical synchronization signal. The detection method includes the following steps: obtaining a received signal of a synchronization signal for synchronous detection, and subsequently, performing an auto-correlation calculation on the received signal twice in the time domain, where the received signal includes a first-part received signal whose length is n and a second-part received signal whose length is ncp, the first-part received signal is symmetrical about a first central point, and the second-part received signal is symmetrical about a second central point.
Shanghai Research Center For Wireless Communications

Power saving method in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus of accessing a channel in a wireless local area network is provided. A destination station receives a request to send (rts) frame to allocate a network allocation vector from a source station over a first bandwidth and transmits a clear to send (cts) frame over a second bandwidth to the source station in response to the rts frame.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and performing initial access procedure for low cost user equipment in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for receiving a downlink message in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) receives scheduling information for a downlink message via a dedicated common search space (d-css) in a first narrowband from a network, and receives the downlink message in the second narrowband from the network.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Radio relay

A technique comprising: detecting at a first radio node a first signal indicating the number of hops at which a second radio node that transmitted the first signal first detected a second, earlier signal; and deciding whether to transmit said first signal onwards from said first radio node based at least partly on (i) a direction indicator in said first signal, (ii) a comparison of the respective numbers of hops at which said first and second radio nodes first detected said earlier second signal, and (iii) the result of a search at said first radio node for onwards transmission of said first signal by another radio node in the direction indicated by said hop-count number direction indicator.. .
Perpetuum Ltd.

Method for configuring mass mobile backhaul, transmission mass mobile backhaul, and handover mass mobile backhaul

A transmission method of a mobile station moved in a region of a cell provided by a base station and providing a wireless lan (local area network). The mobile station receives a plurality of uplink packet flows from a terminal.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and migrating from licensed spectrum to unlicensed spectrum

The systems, devices, and methods discussed herein are directed to migrating user equipment (ue) communication from an initially assigned channel in a licensed spectrum to an unlicensed spectrum available in a neighboring cell. As the ue is powered on, data connectivity between the ue and a carrier cell is checked, and if connected, an available neighbor cell in an unlicensed spectrum may be searched.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Method and transmitting downlink data and uplink data in nb-iot system

A method for transmitting downlink by a network node. The network node creates downlink data for a terminal which is in a radio resource control (rrc) idle state.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Broadcast signal frame generating apparatus and broadcast signal frame generating method using layered division multiplexing

An apparatus and method for broadcast signal frame using layered division multiplexing are disclosed. An apparatus for generating broadcast signal frame according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a combiner configured to generate a multiplexed signal by combining a core layer signal and an enhanced layer signal at different power levels; a power normalizer configured to reduce the power of the multiplexed signal to a power level corresponding to the core layer signal; a time interleaver configured to generate a time-interleaved signal by performing interleaving that is applied to both the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal; and a frame builder configured to generate a broadcast signal frame including a preamble for signaling, start position information of physical layer pipes (plps) and time interleaver information shared by the core layer signal and the enhanced layer signal..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Extraction and representation state vector of sensing data of internet of things

The present invention discloses an extraction and representation method of state vector of sensing data of internet of things, extracting and representing sensing sampling data of state vector through the method. Receiving sampling data and performing vector extraction on sampling data, sampling data vector representing as a time function of f(t), adding time tstart, end time tend and unit time of vector activity of unitime, the last vector being current active vector for each component of each active sensing device; performing query of sensing sampling data, and then extracting and representing state vector, storing sensing data information with state vector, reducing update frequency of data storage and improving accuracy of interpolation query information.
Beijing University Of Technology

Enhanced home media experience using a wireless media hub

A system and method for enhanced home media experience using a wireless media hub, comprising a wireless media hub configured to act as a many-to-many hub for a variety of over-the-top media devices and media output devices, wherein a virtual screen is presented to a user for interaction and media source and destination devices are selected and directed based on user interaction via the virtual screen.. .
Blackfire Research Corporation

Advertisement management system for digital video streams

In one embodiment, a method of managing advertisements in a digital program stream is disclosed. One or more advertisements are obtained, each advertisement associated with characterization data that facilitates targeting each of the advertisements to a subscriber and an ad bit rate.
Prime Research Alliance E., Inc.

Method and system for image-based dynamic feature enhancement

A method for image-based dynamic feature enhancement includes: using the camera to capture multiple images, selecting an roi from each of the multiple images displayed on the camera through the roi selection unit, configuring multiple brightness weights to correspond to the roi, adjusting brightness of the image according to the multiple brightness weights and multiple actual brightness values corresponding to the roi, and performing a multi-layer progressive sharpening process to adjust multiple actual sharpening parameters of the image through the sharpening adjustment unit. The camera parameters of the camera can be directly and instantly adjusted to improve brightness and sharpening of images captured by the camera and facilitate advanced driver assistance system to clearly identify road conditions..
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Method and query-based congestion control

An electronic device may be operable to communicate over a physical medium and to regulate the transmission of a message onto the physical medium. The device may access the medium in accordance with a csma scheme, wherein one or more values of one or more csma parameters may be determined based on the result of a comparison of a received search token to data stored in the communication device.
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.

System and accessing multimedia content

Devices, systems, and methods are described herein that comprise a multi-screen application which allows users to establish communication sessions with other users of the multi-screen application as well as allowing the user to request multimedia content using the same multi-screen application interface. The user makes a connection request to establish a multimedia session by entering a name or phone number.
Bce Inc.

Automatic webpage change detection

An improved web crawler, associated method of crawling the internet, and automatically detection of crawled webpage changes are provided. The method comprises obtaining a first version and a second version of the webpage; generating a first simhash of the first version of the webpage and a second simhash of the second version of the webpage; calculating, using a similarity hashing function having small output perturbations for small input perturbations, a probability that there are no differences between the first version of the webpage and the second version of the webpage; providing, to one or more researcher computers, the first version of the webpage and the second version of the webpage; based on input identifying a change in the webpage, updating a count of changes associated with the webpage; providing information about the change in the webpage in the second version of the webpage relative to the first version of the webpage as feedback to the crawler..
Synack, Inc.

Method and detecting cyberthreats through correlation analysis

Disclosed is a method for detecting a cyberthreat through correlation analysis of security events, which includes extracting a false-positive data set by extracting, from source data, information about security events occurring during a predetermined time period based on a time at which erroneous detection occurred; extracting a true-positive data set by extracting, from the source data, information about security events occurring during the predetermined time period based on a time at which an intrusion threat was correctly detected; extracting a current data set by extracting information about security events occurring during the predetermined time period from data to be analyzed; generating event coincidence statistics by extracting a frequency of each security event in the respective data sets and by compiling statistics thereon; generating an event vector based on the event coincidence statistics; and performing intrusion threat detection through a vector space model based on the event vector.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

System for providing health information having authentication data and operating method thereof

Provided are a system for providing health information with authentication data and an operation method thereof. The system for providing health information includes a storage device, a data combination device, and a data authentication device.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Structure of interface identifier (iid) of internet protocol version 6 (ipv6) address, defining iid, and communication device for performing the same

A structure of an interface identifier (bd) of an internet protocol version 6 (ipv6) address, a method of defining the bd and a communication device for performing the method are provided. The structure of the bd may include a “u” bit indicating a uniqueness of the ipv6 address, and fffe16 bits located in a central portion of the bd..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Methods and systems for managing a multi participant event

A method for managing communication among a plurality of social network members. The method comprises defining a multi participant task, setting at least one forward rule limiting the distribution an invitation message for participating in the multi participant task, forwarding the invitation message to at least one addressee from a plurality of social network members, allowing the at least one addressee to forward the invitation message to at least one additional addressee from the plurality of social network members under the at least one forward rule, monitoring a plurality of feedbacks to the invitation message to determine whether the multi participant task is achieved, and updating a status of the multi participant task according to the determination..
Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited

Applications and services as a bundle

A system and method are provided for managing bundles of applications and services over a network between a server system and client computers. Related applications and services are bundled together in one package so that a user is able to quickly and easily configure a computer to perform a specified task.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Adaptive parameter adjustment hybrid precoding millimeter-wave transmission system

The present invention discloses an adaptive parameter adjustment method for a hybrid precoding millimeter-wave transmission system. The method includes the following step: interacting between a transmitter and a receiver for a number of radio frequency chains that need to be established.
Shanghai Research Center For Wireless Communicatio Ns

Apparatus and preventing information leakage

An apparatus and a method for preventing an information leakage. The apparatus for preventing the information leakage includes a shielding signal pattern generation unit configured to generate a shielding signal pattern including a radiation band and a radiation suppression band; a shielding signal generation unit configured to generate an electromagnetic leakage shielding signal corresponding to an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) scheme by using the shielding signal pattern; a signal amplification unit configured to amplify a transmitting power of the electromagnetic leakage shielding signal; and an antenna unit configured to transmit the amplified electromagnetic leakage shielding signal..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Radio network node, wireless device and methods performed therein

(2) the candidates within multiple search spaces, e.g. According to embodiment 2 as described in the detailed description below..

A visible light communication using display colors and pattern types of display

A visible light communication (vlc) method in which a transmission device having a display transmits a signal to a reception device having a camera according to the present invention includes outputting, by the transmission device, a visible light signal including data for transmission (referred to as “transmission data” below) through the display using at least one of a color and a pattern, and receiving, by the reception device, the visible light signal through the camera and extracting the transmission data.. .
Foundation For Research And Business, Seoul National University Of Science And Technology

Subset of w2 sending precoding information and feeding back precoding information

This application discloses a precoding information sending solution and a precoding information feedback solution. A base station generates a signaling indicator and sends the signaling indicator to user equipment.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Modulator and modulation method using non-uniform 16-symbol signal constellation for low-density parity check codeword having 4/15 code rate

A modulator and a modulation method using a non-uniform 16-symbol signal constellation are disclosed. The modulator includes a memory and a processor.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Low density parity check encoder having length of 64800 and code rate of 5/15, and low density parity check encoding method using the same

A low density parity check (ldpc) encoder, an ldpc decoder, and an ldpc encoding method are disclosed. The ldpc encoder includes first memory, second memory, and a processor.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and system for communication between inverter and solar module

Technologies for communication between an inverter and a solar module are disclosed. The disclosed technologies include monitoring a voltage and/or current of the solar module to determine a corresponding voltage waveform and/or current waveform and determining whether the voltage waveform and/or current waveform includes an encoded message.
Sunpower Corporation

Electric motor

An electric motor includes a casing, a stator, a rotor and a first coolant guiding structure. The stator is stored in a storage space of the casing.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Apparatus for detecting foreign object using mobile laser in wireless power transfer system of electric vehicle

A foreign object detection apparatus using a mobile laser in a wireless power transfer (wpt) system may comprise a laser transmitting part installed on one side of an upper portion of a transmission pad to generate a laser; a laser receiving part installed on an opposite side to the one side, and receiving the laser generated by the laser transmitting part; and a laser moving part for moving the laser transmitting part and the laser receiving part along the one side or the opposite side of the transmission pad.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Apparatus and detecting foreign object using reflected or refracted laser in wireless power transfer system of electric vehicle

A foreign object detection apparatus using reflected or refracted laser in a wireless power transfer (wpt) system may comprise a laser transmitter disposed on one side of an upper portion of a transmission pad to generate a laser; at least one laser guiding block disposed on one side or the other side of the upper portion of the transmission pad for receiving the laser generated by the laser transmitter and reflecting or refracting the received laser; and a laser receiver for sensing the laser through the at least one laser guiding block.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Gas slab laser

A microwave excited gas slab laser comprising a waveguide wherein the electrodes are covered with multi-layered stripes either forming a photonic band-gap or having a refractive index lower than 1.. .
Soreq Nuclear Research Center

Indoor positioning system utilizing beamforming with orientation- and polarization-independent antennas

Orientation-independent antennas and associated beamforming circuits, to provide polarization-independent determination of position. An indoor positioning system (ips) may utilize beacon or tag devices equipped with orientation-independent antennas to determine the location of nearby objects.
Ami Research & Development, Llc

Low profile antenna - conformal

An antenna assembly operating in the am/fm, 3g and 4g cellular, wifi, bluetooth, satellite and 5g bands. The assembly provides a wide bandwidth, orientation dependent, directional antenna via volumetric radiating elements that conformal to exterior surface(s) of a vehicle such as a passenger car.
Ami Research & Development, Llc

Beam forming auxiliary unit for antenna and terminal including the same

The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-generation (5g) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-generation (4g) system with a technology for internet of things (iot). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5g communication technology and the iot-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services.
Inha University Research And Business Foundation

Battery module and electronic device including the same

Provided is a battery module and an electronic device, the battery module including a first battery, a second battery, a correcting element unit, and a battery controller, wherein the first battery includes a first internal resistance and provides a first current, the second battery is connected to the first battery, includes a second internal resistance and provides a second current, the correction element unit is connected to the first battery or the second battery and includes a variable resistor or a current source, the battery controller controls the correction element unit such that the first current is identical to the second current on a basis of a difference between values of the first internal resistance and the second internal resistance, and therefore performances of the first battery and the second battery are prevented from being deteriorated.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit Ute

Gel electrolyte and applications thereof

A gel electrolyte and applications thereof are provided. The composition of the gel electrolyte includes an organic base and hydrogen ion exchanged inorganic nano-platelets dispersed in the organic base.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Organic light-emitting device and manufacturing the same

An organic light-emitting device includes a substrate, a bottom electrode on the substrate, an organic light-emitting layer on the bottom electrode, and a top electrode on the organic light-emitting layer, wherein the top electrode includes a first electrode part, a grid-shaped or plate-shaped second electrode part on the first electrode part, and an adhesive layer on the second electrode part.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Low reflective display device

The low reflective display device a low reflective unit including a plurality of optical lens structures arranged in a position-corresponding manner to the plurality of sub-pixels thereon respectively; a light-reflective layer covering the side-wall face of each optical lens structure; and a light-absorbing member arranged to fill spaces between neighboring optical lens structures, wherein the bottom face of each of the plurality of optical lens structures completely covers the top face of the corresponding sub-pixel among the plurality of sub-pixels, wherein the bottom face of each of the plurality of optical lens structures receives all of light-beams generated from the corresponding sub-pixel, and wherein the bottom face of each of the plurality of optical lens structures has an area that is greater than or equal to a top face area of the corresponding sub-pixel.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Magnetic tunnel junction device with spin-filter structure

A magnetic device includes a conductive layer into which current can be injected in a first direction, the conductive layer causing spin hall effect or rashba effect. A ferromagnetic layer is disposed in contact with the conductive layer such that the ferromagnetic layer and the conductive layer are stacked on each other, a magnetization direction of the ferromagnetic layer being switched.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Compound-based solar cell and manufacturing light absorption layer

A compound-based solar cell including a first electrode, a second electrode, a first type doped semiconductor layer and a second type doped semiconductor layer is provided. The first type doped semiconductor layer is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and the second type doped semiconductor layer is disposed between the first type doped semiconductor layer and the second electrode.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Substrate support with improved process uniformity

A substrate support for supporting a substrate in a substrate processing system includes a baseplate and a ceramic layer arranged above the baseplate. An outer perimeter of the ceramic layer is surrounded by an edge ring.
Lam Research Corporation

Low roughness euv lithography

Provided herein are methods and related apparatus to smooth the edges of features patterned using extreme ultraviolet (euv) lithography. In some embodiments, at least one cycle of depositing passivation layer that preferentially collects in crevices of a feature leaving protuberances exposed, and etching the feature to remove the exposed protuberances, thereby smoothing the feature, is performed.
Lam Research Corporation

Method for proposal of compound analog structures using accurate product ion spectra

A metabolized product ion spectrum is produced for a metabolized version of a known compound using tandem mass spectrometry. Metabolized structures are inferred from the metabolized product ion spectrum.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Electron emission source and x-ray generator using the same

An electron emission source includes a cathode electrode having a recess region formed in an upper portion thereof and the yarn emitter having a tip shape and provided in the recess region of the cathode electrode. The yarn emitter is spaced from an inner surface of the recess region of the cathode electrode..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Portable object comprising a near-field connection device

A portable object including a near-field communication device. The communication device includes an antenna, the ends of which are configured to be connected electrically to an electronic chip, forming, together with the chip, an electrical circuit.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd.

Magnetic material and magnetic component employing the same

A magnetic material is provided. The magnetic material includes a core portion consisting of above 99 wt % of fe, based on the total weight of the core portion.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method and system for adaptive scheduling of clinical assessments

Methods and systems providing adaptive assessment of a physical subject to efficiently collect assessment data and modify an assessment schedule based on the analyses. The methods and systems can control the timing of each assessment in order to collect data at times and under conditions that are most informative about the physical subject.
The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Inc.

System and semantic analysis of speech

A system and method for semantic analysis of speech, the semantic speech analysis system being used for implementing semantic analysis of speech in a preset field, comprising: a storage unit (1), used for storing semantic sentences in the preset field, each semantic sentence corresponding to an address, the semantic sentences comprising characters and keywords, each keyword corresponding to a tag, and a word list being prearranged in the storage unit (1), used for storing the address of the semantic sentence in which each word appears and/or the address of the semantic sentence in which each tag appears; an acquisition unit (2), used for acquiring speech sentences to be analysed; an indexing unit (3), being respectively connected to the storage unit (1) and the acquisition unit (2), and being used for searching the semantic sentences in the storage unit (1) on the basis of the speech sentences to be analysed, acquiring candidate semantic sentences matching the speech sentences to be analysed and a corresponding candidate order; and an analysis unit (4), connected to the indexing unit (3), and being used for using a fuzzy match algorithm, on the basis of the sorted candidate sentences, to analyse the speech sentences to be analysed, and acquiring analysis results.. .
Yutou Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Automatic video segment selection method and apparatus

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

Method for sharing emotions through the creation of three-dimensional avatars and their interaction

A two-dimensional image is transformed into at least one portion of a human or animal body into a three-dimensional model. An image is acquired that includes the at least one portion of the human or animal body.
Moodme Belgium Sprl

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An image acquisition block of an information processing apparatus acquires stereo images taken by a first camera and a second camera that make up an imaging apparatus. An input information acquisition block accepts a user manipulation.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Systems and methods for prediction of tumor response to chemotherapy using pre-treatment quantitative ultrasound parameters

Systems and methods for using quantitative ultrasound (“qus”) techniques to generate imaging biomarkers that can be used to assess a prediction of tumor response to different chemotherapy treatment regimens are provided. For instance, the imaging biomarkers can be used to subtype tumors that have resistance to certain chemotherapy regimens prior to drug exposure.
Sunnybrook Research Institute

Patentability search and analysis

A patentability search and analysis system can, based on a submission, perform a patentability search that finds prior art relevant to the submission. An example system can operate to indicate the relevancy of prior art documents discovered in the search, and categorize the art.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Using loads with discrete finite states of power to provide ancillary services for a power grid

A system, method and apparatus for providing ancillary services to a power grid using a power consumption component at a customer premises. The apparatus may control a load with discrete, finite states of power or an on/off load at a customer premises using a controller.
Inria (french Institute For Research In Computer Science And Automation)

Cluster analysis based power transmission line mountain fire risky area division method

A cluster analysis based power transmission line mountain fire risky area division method, which falls within the technical field of power transmission and distribution. Based on satellite fire point monitoring data, according to a proposed cluster distance index, a sample sequence is moved to another cluster and a cluster result is obtained by calculating the cluster distance index many times and moving same, so as to obtain power transmission line mountain fire risky distribution area division of a research area, serving as a basis for a refined forecast of power transmission line mountain fires and prevention and control of the power transmission line mountain fires.
State Grid Hunan Electric Company Disaster Prevention And Reduction Center

Electronic calculator for real time optimisation, searching, and extrapolating multiple scenarios of post-retirement cash flow with intertemporal settings, and system and method thereof

An electronic calculator for carrying out a process of calculating an optimal cash flow for post-retirement stage, the process comprising the steps of: receiving personal financial data from a user; connecting to a database and retrieving simulation data; wherein the simulation data is integrated with the personal financial data to generate the current and future assets and cash flow data; generating a set of assets for allocation; and connecting to a remote server, and forwarding at least part of current and future assets and cash flow data, simulation data, and the set of assets for allocations to carry out a selected risk percentile from the personal financial data.. .
Salpro Pty Ltd

Augmented reality visualizing an item

In a system and method for searching, browsing, and visualizing items, a first image containing an item is received to be stored in an account associated with a user. The first image is processed using a processor to extract an image of the item from the first image.
Ebay Inc.

Method of reserving and preselling aircraft parts

A method of reserving and preselling aircraft parts. A list of a plurality of parts of an aircraft is saved on a database of a server.

Method and system for obtaining real-time product procurement proposals

A procurement database is generated by linking a product catalog and a supplier database with a set of product codes. The product catalog contains a first product associated with a first product code.

Campaign delivery system

Systems, methods and tools for targeting campaign notifications during specific times that a user performs related activities or events. The targeted delivery system retrieves information describing the user's day to day activities and the timing of the activities from a plurality of data sources such as social media, browser history, downloads, search engine activity, emails, audio data, video data etc.
International Business Machines Corporation

Portable object comprising a near-field communication device

A portable object includes a near-field communication device. The communication device includes an electronic chip provided with two terminals connected to an electrical circuit including an antenna and a filter.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Collaborative expertise networking system and method

Embodiments are directed to an apparatus or method that includes among other features, a search engine configured to permit a user to search the profiles of other users, a storage medium configured to store the profile of the users such that the profiles include at least one of text, picture, audio and video, wherein the profile displays tasks that were performed by the user in the past and a team creation module configured to form a team of a group of users such that a skill for performing a task associated with the group of users is generated based on the combined skill of the group of users.. .
Talent Earth, Inc.

Self-learning automatically performing machine learning

Provided are a self-learning system and method for automatically performing machine learning (ml). The self-learning system includes a memory configured to store an ml knowledge database (db) in which ml knowledge is stored and a program for automatically performing ml based on request information of a user, and a processor configured to execute the program stored in the memory.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Data meta-scaling continuous learning

Provided is a data meta-scaling method. The data meta-scaling method optimizes an abbreviation criterion for abbreviating data through continuous knowledge augmentation in various dimensions which enable expression of data in a process of performing machine learning..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Convolution circuit, application processor including the same, and operating method thereof

Provided is an operation method of a convolution circuit. The method includes receiving input feature maps, generating output feature maps corresponding to the respective input feature maps through convolution operations for performing parallel processing with a kernel unit, and outputting the output feature maps to an external memory..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and supporting machine learning algorithms and data pattern matching in ethernet ssd

A data storage device includes a memory array for storing data; a host interface for providing an interface with a host computer running an application; a central control unit configured to receive a command in a submission queue from the application and initiate a search process in response to a search query command; a preprocessor configured to reformat data contained in the search query command and generate a reformatted data; and one or more data processing units configured to extract one or more features from the reformatted data and perform a data operation on the data stored in the memory array in response to the search query command and return matching data from the data stored in the memory array to the application via the host interface.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Machine learning method and apparatus

A machine learning method for learning how to form bounding boxes, performed by a machine learning apparatus, includes extracting learning images including a target object among a plurality of learning images included in a learning database, generating additional learning images in which the target object is rotated from the learning images including the target object, and updating the learning database using the additional learning images.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Storage with in-situ string-searching capabilities

The present invention discloses a three-dimensional memory (3d-m) with in-situ string-searching capabilities (3d-mss). It comprises a plurality of storage-processing units (spu).
Chengdu Haicun Ip Technology Llc

Multi-stage tattoo matching techniques

In some implementations, systems and techniques are capable of performing a multi-stage tattoo matching operation to improve matching accuracy for various tattoo images—namely small tattoo images, distorted tattoo images, low-quality tattoo images. The multi-stage tattoo matching operation described throughout includes two matching stages that compare a search tattoo image against a set of reference tattoo images.
Morphotrak, Llc

Method and system for multi-modal fusion model

A system for generating a word sequence includes one or more processors in connection with a memory and one or more storage devices storing instructions causing operations that include receiving first and second input vectors, extracting first and second feature vectors, estimating a first set of weights and a second set of weights, calculating a first content vector from the first set of weights and the first feature vectors, and calculating a second content vector, transforming the first content vector into a first modal content vector having a predetermined dimension and transforming the second content vector into a second modal content vector having the predetermined dimension, estimating a set of modal attention weights, generating a weighted content vector having the predetermined dimension from the set of modal attention weights and the first and second modal content vectors, and generating a predicted word using the sequence generator.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method and determining signature actor and identifying video based on probability of appearance of signature actor

A signature actor determination method for video identification includes setting a list of actors who appear in each of a plurality of videos, generating a plurality of subsets including the actors, and determining that an actor included in a single final set indicating a first video among the plurality of subsets is a signature actor of the first video. Accordingly, video identification is possible by using just a little information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Identifying a structure presented in portable document format (pdf)

There is provided a method to identify structure of a native pdf document. The method comprises: obtaining a native pdf document having a first line to start a table and a second line to end the table; detecting a value of a physical feature of the native pdf document, wherein the physical feature has a corresponding weighting factor; initiating a value to the weighting factor; assigning a first status for the first line and a second status for the second line based on (a) the physical feature and (b) the weighting factor; and identifying a location of the table on native pdf document from the first status and the second status, thus yielding an identified location of the table..
Factset Research Systems Inc.

Method for activating multi-function device card

A multi-function device card is activated by a personal electronic device. The method to activate the card includes connecting the personal electronic device to a nfc network, searching for the card through the nfc network, transmitting nfc signal to the card, connecting the personal electronic device to the card through a wireless personal area network, and mutually authenticating the personal electronic device and the card.

Method and systems using privacy-preserving analytics for aggregate data

Systems and methods for protecting a privacy of aggregated data from third parties, while preserving analytical usefulness of the aggregated data. A processor performs an offline training stage by, acquiring stored statistical contribution of sensitive devices that corresponds to the aggregated data, as a function of a state of a sensitive device at each time point within a period of time.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method and system for range search on encrypted data

A method for searching encrypted data includes identifying, with a client, a plurality of values within a predetermined search range in a search index stored within a memory of the client, each value in the plurality of values being present in a plaintext representation of at least one encrypted file in a plurality of encrypted files stored in a server. The method further includes generating and transmitting at least one search query to the server through a data network, and receiving, with the client, at least one response from the server through the data network, the response including the encrypted keyword corresponding to the value in the plurality of values and an identifier of at least one file in the plurality of encrypted files stored on the server that includes the value..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Wearable device and data security method thereof

Provided is an operating method of a wearable device, the method including setting a threshold voltage when there is not a physical contact of an outsider, measuring an envelope voltage while performing a data communication, determining whether to be the physical contact with the outsider by comparing the threshold voltage with the envelope voltage, and stopping the data communication, when there is the physical contact with the outsider.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Lpa2 receptor-specific benzoic acid derivatives

Disclosed is a five-feature pharmacophore model of lpa2 receptor specific agonists. Compounds may be identified as agonists of the lpa2 receptor using the five-feature pharmacophore model..
University Of Tennessee Research Foundation

Dynamic search and retrieval of questions

A method includes actions of accessing a database storing multiple forms of a particular type that are each associated with a score. The actions include obtaining data corresponding to one or more forms from the database storing forms that includes at least (i) one or more questions, (ii) one or more answers to the one or more questions, and (iii) a score, training a machine learning model hosted by a server, wherein training the machine learning model includes: processing the data corresponding to the one or more forms from the database storing forms into a plurality of clusters, and for each cluster, identifying a subset of questions, from the predetermined number of questions, that are uniquely associated with each cluster, and generating a dynamic question identification model based on the identified subset of questions for each cluster..
Universal Research Solutions, Llc

Repair plan drafting support system, method, and program

A structural object information search unit (18) acquires structural object specification information of the target structural object from the inspection result information, and searches for structural object information of a reference structural object stored in a structural object information db (50). The structural object information search unit (18) specifies similar reference structural object similar to the target structural object.
Fujifilm Corporation

Method of and system for processing a search query

A computer-implemented method of (800) and a system (316) for processing a search query received from an electronic device (302) associated with a user (170). The method comprises executing (802) a search based on the search query to generate search results; accessing (804) a register (340) comprising multiple entries; upon determining (806) that a search result resource associated with the at least one of the search results corresponds to the resource of the at least one of the multiple entries of the register, generating a graphical component (408, 508, 608) associated with the transaction service identifier; inserting (808) the graphical component (408, 508, 608) within a search result page (serp); and transmitting (810) the serp to the electronic device (302) for rendering on a display of the electronic device (302)..
Yandex Europe Ag

Dynamic faceting for personalized search and discovery

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: determining user clusters and navigation-type clusters based on multiple information requests, and training facets and corresponding usefulness factor of the facets from the multiple information requests by machine learning.
International Business Machines Corporation

Targeted crawler to develop and/or maintain a searchable database of media content across multiple content providers

A system is described that includes an electronic program guide (epg) data receiver and a media content catalog enhancer. The epg receiver is configured to receive epg data from an epg data provider.
Caavo Inc

Artificial intelligence-based mobile search method and apparatus

Provided in the present invention are an artificial intelligence-based mobile search method and an electronic device, wherein the artificial intelligence-based mobile search method comprises: receiving a query; according to an existing resource, acquiring search results corresponding to the query; said existing resource comprising resources that a content provider provides to a search engine, said search results comprising results that meet a need and results that may inspire potential needs; displaying the search results on a search result page, and when a user clicks a search result on the search result page, displaying other pages provided by the search engine in correspondence with the clicked search result.. .
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd

Method and device for displaying recommended contents

A method for displaying recommendation contents, an electronic device and a non-transitory computer storage medium are provided. The method includes: receiving a first query input by a user, and acquiring candidate query results corresponding to the first query; selecting, from the candidate query results, a preset number of candidate query results as recommendation results, and displaying the recommendation results on a search result page; receiving a first instruction, and acquiring attribute information of the user, in which the first instruction represents an instruction to acquire an information stream input by the user on the search result page; and acquiring information stream results corresponding to the attribute information of the user, and skipping from the search result page to an information stream page, so as to display the information stream results on the information stream page..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Website domain specific search

A method and system for improving a domain specific search is provided. The method includes executing a user initiated search query and analyzing associated.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for preview of search engine processing

Aspects of the disclosed technology include a method including receiving, from a user device, an identification of content; receiving, by a computing device, the identified content; accessing search engine processing logic; processing the received content using the subset of search engine processing logic, without indexing the received content to be accessed for responding to search queries from the search engine; generating a representation of a predicted search result of the received content based on the processing; and transmitting, to the user device, the representation of the predicted search result.. .
Google Inc.

Music recommendations from trending queries

A plurality of entities relating to popular search queries are identified. A set of entities representing musical artists or events is selected from the plurality of entities.
Google Inc.

Automated cover song identification

Example systems and methods represent audio using a sequence of two-dimensional (2d) fourier transforms (2dfts), and such a sequence may be used by a specially configured machine to perform audio identification, such as for automated cover song identification. Such systems and methods are robust to timbral changes, time skews, and pitch skews that occur in cover songs found in content repositories.
Gracenote, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating issue networks

Systems and methods for generating issue networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of generating an issue network from a document corpus includes searching, using a computer, the document corpus for a set of documents discussing a starting issue, wherein the starting issue is one of a plurality of normalized issues defined by the document corpus.
Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier, Inc.

Frameworks and methodologies for enabling searching and/or categorisation of digitised information, including clinical report data

The present disclosure relates to frameworks and methodologies for enabling categorisation and/or searching of digitised information, including clinical report data. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed to assist categorisation of digitised information, such as clinical report data, in a streamlined manner based on a pre existing set of classification codes.
Health Language Analytics Pty Ltd

Job search engine

The invention relates to a method and a computer program for identifying job offers matching a job query, comprising the steps of: providing (100) a plurality of job offers (1), parsing (101) each job offer (1) in job offer components (2), providing (102) a vocabulary (3) of terms (10), wherein said vocabulary is particularly at least in parts represented and/or stored in a graph of a graph database (4), determining (103) for each job offer component (2) terms (10j) from the job offer component (2) that are comprised in the vocabulary (3), determining (104) descriptive terms (10d) comprised in the vocabulary (3) for each job offer component (2), storing (105) for each job offer (1) the descriptive terms (10d) for each job offer component (2) of the respective job offer (1) in a search index (6), providing (106) query terms (10q) comprised in the vocabulary (3), determining (107) clusters of query terms in the vocabulary, wherein each cluster comprises at least one query term, selecting (108) at least one cluster (13) of query terms (10q), determining (109) job offers (1) comprising descriptive terms (10d) matching the at least one query term (10q) from the at least one selected cluster (13).. .
Jobspotting Gmbh

System and methods for dynamically converting non-dicom content to dicom content

A method of dynamically converting a document from a non-dicom format to a dicom format includes receiving a query for use in searching for the document from one or more repositories, searching the one or more repositories for the document that matches the query, receiving from the one or more repositories one or more document results of the searching, receiving from a user a request for retrieval of at least one document from the one or more document results of the searching, determining if the at least one document requested for retrieval is in the non-dicom format, upon positive determination, converting the at least one document requested for retrieval from the non-dicom to the dicom format, and sending the at least one converted document to the user.. .
Lexmark International Technology, Sarl

Method, device, and system for searching key words

A method and system for searching key words are provided. The method includes: acquire key words typed in the search box, and based on the key words, a search request is sent; associated words which are found based on the search request as well as a summary of the results relevant to the associated words are sent back; the associated words and the summary of the results relevant to the associated words are displayed respectively in the list corresponding to the search box stated previously..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

System and using past or external information for future search results

Various embodiments can include a system that can comprise: one or more processing modules and one or more non-transitory memory storage modules storing computing instructions configured to run on the one or more processing modules. The computing instructions can be configured to perform acts of: accessing a query log, wherein the query log can comprise click-through information and item-view information for a record in a set of distinct records in a database system, wherein the database system can comprise a first database cluster h on a first database server and a second database cluster l on a second database server, wherein: the first database server can have a greater processing power than the second database server; the click-through information can comprise information regarding how many times the record was clicked by any user; and the item-view information can comprise information regarding how many times the record was transmitted to be displayed on any display device of any user; calculating a total click-through for the record by determining how many times the record was clicked by any user during a time period; calculating a total item-view for the record by determining how many times the record was transmitted to be displayed on any display device of any user during the time period; storing the record in either the first database cluster h or the second database cluster l based on the total click-through for the record and the total item-view for the record; receiving a search request from a requester; and transmitting a search result to be displayed on a display device of the requester, the search result comprising the record.
Walmart Apollo, Llc

User interface for searching

The present disclosure relates to search techniques. In one example process, the device concurrently displays remote search results and local search results.
Apple Inc.

Predicting user needs for a particular context

A computing system is described that identifies, based on search histories associated with a group of computing devices for a particular context, a task performed by users of the group of computing devices for the particular context. The computing system determines a first degree of likelihood of the task being performed by the users of the group of computing devices for the particular context and determines a second degree of likelihood of the task being performed by the users of the group of computing devices for a broader context that includes the particular context and at least one other context.
Google Llc

Replacing pronouns with focus-specific objects in search queries

A computing device includes a logic machine and a storage machine holding instructions. The instructions are executable by the logic machine to, receive a machine-understandable representation of voice input, determine a pronoun associated with the voice input, map the pronoun to an object of user focus, generate one or more focus-specific search queries for the object of user focus, execute the one or more focus-specific search queries, and present the results of the one or more focus-specific search queries..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Refining location estimates and reverse geocoding based on a user profile

The present invention pertains to enhancement or refinement of estimated locations based upon user-specific information. Upon user authorization, geographical information is extracted from a number of user-related sources, including the web browser history, search history, maps history, address book, e-mail archives and calendar entries.
Google Llc

Integrated data analysis

Systems and methods are provided for integrated data analysis. At least one object that is responsive to a first search query is determined.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Searching files

Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to searching files. In aspects, a search engine is able to search not only the current files but also is able to search for deleted and previous versions of files that satisfy queries.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Clustering search results based on image composition

Various aspects of the subject technology relate to systems, methods, and machine-readable media for clustering search results based on image composition. A system may, for each image in a set of images, determine a compositional vector representing one or more objects and corresponding locations within the image using a trained computer-operated convolutional neural network.
Shutterstock, Inc.

Topic based intelligent electronic file searching

An apparatus comprises a non-transitory memory that stores a query for of electronic files and instructions. One or more processors execute the instructions to represent the plurality of electronic files as a plurality of column vectors.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Search query generation using query segments and semantic suggestions

Methods and computer program products for generating a search query are provided. A method includes receiving a first string of characters inputted into a text input field of a graphical user interface, wherein the first string of characters represents a first portion of the search query.
Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.

Optimizing search result snippet selection

Techniques for optimizing search result snippet selection. In one aspect, the techniques include receiving a query and identifying a set of documents matching the query.
Dropbox, Inc.

Method and sorting related searches

The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for sorting related searches rs, wherein the method comprises: obtaining a query and obtaining rses corresponding to the query; determining estimated click rates of the rses respectively according to a click estimating model obtained from pre-training; sorting the rses in a descending order according to the estimated click rates. The solutions of the present disclosure can improve the accuracy of the sorting results..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Universally interactive request for information

A request for information (rfi) system is provided for use in communications networks including broadcast networks and the internet. In one implementation, a code identifying an item of media content of interest (e.g.
Invidi Technologies Corporation

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for user-specific contextual integration for a searchable enterprise platform

Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products for integrating user-specific context indicators into a searchable enterprise platform. In one embodiment, an apparatus is configured to apply a learned user profile, to a set of search results to obtain a user-specific, ranked arrangement of search results.
Atlassian Pty Ltd

Identifying among recent revisions to documents those that are relevant to a search query

A facility for reporting on a corpus of documents is described. The facility receives a user-specified search query.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method,electronic apparatus, system, and storage medium for automated testing of application user interface

The present disclosure provides a method for automated testing of an application user interface, being implemented in an electronic apparatus, including: dividing a frame of a testing software application of an application user interface into a business requirement layer, a method definition layer, and a method implementation layer; when receiving a name modification request of modifying a name of one of the function controls, determining the process definition corresponding to the modified name according to the business requirement layer and the method definition layer; searching for a block of instructions corresponding to the determined process definition according to the method implantation layer; and searching for another name belonging to the same synonymous name set as the modified name in the found block of instructions, and replacing the found another name with the modified name.. .
Ping An Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Mobile-phone ux design for multitasking with priority and layered structure

The present disclosure provides a method for improving mobile-phone user experience (ux) design for multitasking with priority and layered structure, including: receiving data for opening a task; determining a priority ranking of the task; and executing the task and displaying the task on one of at least a portion of a screen area and in a task menu based on the priority ranking of the task. When a number of opened tasks is at least two, the opened tasks includes a major task having a highest priority ranking and a plurality of minor tasks having lower priority rankings, the major task being executed and displayed on at least a larger portion of the screen area..
Tcl Research America Inc.

Method for executing a computer program with a parameterised function

A method for executing a program includes: storing, in a table associated with each address of a specialized code of a parameterized function, a value of each of specialized parameters for generating the specialized code, and each time the address of a specialized code must be modified, deleted from, or added to the table, a microprocessor generates and records in a memory a search routine written in machine language of the microprocessor, this search routine containing, coded as constants, each address and each specialized parameter value stored in the table, such that the search routine does not include any reading operation of the value of a specialized parameter or of the address of a specialized code outside the continuous address range in which this search routine is recorded, and the microprocessor runs this recorded search routine directly.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Al Ternatives

Application program management multiple hardware platforms

An application program management method for multiple hardware platforms includes steps of: pre-compiling a target application program into versions for supporting different hardware platforms; establishing a mapping relation between hardware platform types and corresponding application program versions, and specifying a generic application program version; when a client computer requires the target application program, requiring a client computer hardware platform type and then searching a mapping relation between the client computer hardware platform type and a corresponding application program version thereof; if found, requiring the corresponding application program version; if not, requiring the generic application program version. With the present invention, the application program can better adapt to a hardware platform of each client computer, the application program runs with a high efficiency, the method is easy to implement, a cost is low, and compatibility with existing operating systems is sufficient..

Memory in-place regular expression search

A method of searching for data stored in a memory, the method including receiving a regex search request, generating a parse tree including fundamental regex operations corresponding to the regex search request, individually analyzing each of the fundamental regex operations of the generated parse tree in a respective time-step, determining a memory address location of data corresponding to the analyzed fundamental regex operations by using a translation table to determine whether the data exists, and using a reverse translation table to determine the memory address location of the data, and outputting data matching the regex search request after analyzing all of the fundamental regex operations of the generated parse tree.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and system for enabling the sharing of information between applications on a computing device

A method and system for enabling the sharing of information between a first application and a second application on a computing device are described herein. The method includes the steps of receiving a global search request through the first application and—in response to the reception of the global search request—prompting for a search term from a user.
Opempeak Llc

Searching and displaying child objects of a parent object

A method for searching and displaying child objects of a parent object based on a drag event. The child objects are associated with the parent object.
International Business Machines Corporation

Searching and displaying child objects of a parent object

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for searching and displaying child objects of a parent object based on a drag event. The child objects are associated with the parent object.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and digital television operation and control interface presentation - search

The present disclosure relates to digital television processes and systems. In one embodiment, a method for display device operation including presentation of a control interface search component includes presenting a control interface according to a spatial arrangement model and including interface components, wherein the control interface is presented to include graphical presentations of a launcher component, dashboard component and activity strip according to display positions and formats of the spatial arrangement model, and a graphical search element indicating a search component of the control interface.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.

System and generating desktop focus work areas

In some embodiments, a client application at a computing device can receive a request to generate a digital focus area based on input criteria. In response to the request, the client application can search a local storage and/or a remote storage for content related to the input criteria to yield a content collection, the remote storage being associated with a user account registered at a content management system.
Dropbox, Inc.

Sensing sensing device and stretchable sensor device

A stretchable sensing device includes at least one first unit structure, at least one second unit structure and a stretchable material layer. The first unit structure includes a first substrate and a first sensing element layer, wherein the first substrate includes multiple first slits and multiple first distribution regions defined by the first slits.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for managing power for power failure prevention based on smart plug and apparatus using the same

Disclosed herein are a smart plug-based power management method for preventing a power failure and an apparatus for the method. The power management method includes acquiring load amount information for each of multiple loads corresponding to power management targets, checking a maximum amount of power that is capable of being generated by a solar power generator, setting a power supply mode based on at least one of whether power is being supplied from a power system and a result of a comparison of the load amount information with the maximum amount of power, and performing power management so as to prevent a power failure by interrupting a supply of power so as to correspond to the power supply mode based on multiple smart plugs for controlling corresponding ones of the multiple loads..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Automatic lane following control vehicles

An automatic land following control system is provided and includes an image sensor, a steering angle sensor, an inertial measurement unit, a vehicle speed sensor and a controller. The image sensor senses a vehicle lane to generate a land data.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Heater condition monitoring and accessing method and applications thereof

A heater condition monitoring and accessing method includes steps as follows: a plurality of history operating data of a heater under test are acquired, wherein each of the history operating data has a temperature, an operating sequence, and a resistance. A plurality subsets of the history operating data corresponding to a predetermined temperature range are picked up from the history operating data to form a resistance-operating sequence characteristic curve.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method and hologram resolution transformation

A method and an apparatus for hologram resolution transformation are disclosed. A number of pixels for zero padding for an original hologram of a first resolution is calculated based on a wavelength and an imaging distance, and the zero padding is performed on the original hologram of the first resolution based on the number of pixels to obtain the original hologram of a second resolution.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method for manufacturing transparent substrate and manufacturing surface enhanced raman scattering substrate using the same

Provided is a method for manufacturing a transparent substrate according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention including: a) forming a photoresist layer satisfying d=m*(λ/2n); b) manufacturing a ring-shaped pattern by exposing the photoresist layer and developing the exposed photoresist layer, using a photo mask including a transparent base and a plate-type metal dot formed contacting a light emitting surface of the transparent base; c) manufacturing a second mold to which the ring-shaped pattern is reversely transferred by using a substrate on which the ring-shaped pattern is formed as a first mold; and d) manufacturing the transparent substrate in which a ring-shaped transparent protrusion is integrally formed with the transparent base by filling a liquefied transparent resin in the second mold and curing the transparent resin and removing the second mold to transfer the ring-shaped pattern.. .
Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science

Voice direction searching system and method thereof

The present invention relates to a technical field of voice interaction, especially to a voice direction searching system and the method thereof. The present invention utilizes a microphone array to collect voice signals made by an acoustic source, and utilizes multiple mems microphones to identify an mems microphone closest to the acoustic source, so that the voice direction searching system can accurately identify voice direction signals..
Yutou Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Magnetic resonance imaging machine

The invention relates to the field of medical diagnostics and can be used in magnetic resonance imaging (mri) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (mrs) for increasing the quality of diagnostics of the internal organs of humans and animals. By virtue of a metamaterial, which is used as an electromagnetic field amplifier, being made from a set of advantageously oriented conductors, it becomes possible to spatially rearrange magnetic and electric fields operated at radio frequencies.
Saint Petersburg National Research University Of Information Technologies, Mechanics And Optics (it

Device and estimating state-of-health of battery

A device for estimating a state-of-health (soh) of a battery module controls a battery current to have a predetermined current value for a testing period such that a battery voltage decreases during the testing period, corrects a voltage variation value of the battery module during the testing period according to a temperature value of the battery module, and estimates the soh of the battery module according to the corrected voltage variation value, a current variation value of the battery module during the testing period, and a rated capacity of the battery module.. .
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Method and device of remaining life prediction for electromigration failure

A method for predicting remaining life of electromigration failure is disclosed. The methods includes: establishing an electromigration life model of a mos device; acquiring a normal electromigration failure lifetime τ1, based on a current density and a first environment temperature under a preset normal operating condition and the electromigration life model; acquiring a current density stress, based on a target prognostic point τ2, a second environment temperature and the electromigration life model; inputting the current density stress into a mos device electromigration failure warning circuit based on a prognostic cell; and if the prognostic circuit of em failure for a mos device outputs a high level after a time τ3, acquiring a remaining life of electromigration failure corresponding to τ2′ based on τ1, τ2 and τ3.
Fifth Electronics Research Institute Of Ministry Of Industry And Information Technology

Gigahertz transverse electromagnetic (gtem) cell for measuring insertion loss and insertion loss measurement method using the gtem cell

Provided is a gigahertz transverse electromagnetic (gtem) cell for measuring an insertion loss and an insertion loss measurement method using the gtem cell. The gtem cell may include an output port configured to measure an insertion loss of a test object occurring when an electromagnetic field having specific intensity is applied to the test object, and may measure the insertion loss of the test object from the gtem cell based on a change in the intensity of the electromagnetic field measured using the output port..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Mass spectral tissue analysis

The invention generally relates to mass spectral analysis. In certain embodiments, methods of the invention involve analyzing a lipid containing sample using a mass spectrometry technique, in which the technique utilizes a liquid phase that does not destroy native tissue morphology during analysis..
Purdue Research Foundation

Diagnostic test for alzheimer's disease based on identification of a proteolytic pathway

A method for detecting circulating levels of beta amyloid peptides in an individual by administration of one or more inhibitors of an extracellular proteolytic pathway in blood and detection of the beta amyloid peptides in the blood or a fraction thereof. An example of an inhibitor is an anticoagulant.
Health Research, Inc.

Characterization of type 1 collagen synthesis by fluorescence imaging and related drug screening technique

A method includes fluorescence imaging a cell that synthesizes type 1 collagen. The cell includes a first gene encoding collagen a1(i) tagged with a first fluorescent tag and a second gene encoding collagen a2(i) tagged with a second fluorescent tag..
Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Biosensor

Provided is a biosensor including a capillary unit having a capillary channel therein and a reagent disposed in the capillary channel, the reagent being configured to develop colors in a sample, and a measuring unit configured to measure a degree of color development of the sample in the capillary channel.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Medical and hygiene products with removable portions for testing absorbed fluid

One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus for analyzing substances included in a liquid. The apparatus includes an absorber for absorbing the liquid and a testing device separate from the absorber.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Soil condition analysis system and process

A soil condition analysis system, including: a support platform to support an elongate soil core extracted from the earth; a plurality of soil sensing components configured to measure corresponding characteristics of a soil core supported on the support platform; one or more data acquisition components in communication with the soil sensing components and configured to generate measurement data representing the measured characteristics from the soil sensing components; wherein at least one of the support platform and the plurality of soil sensing components is mounted on a computer-controlled translation stage to enable the soil sensing components to automatically measure the corresponding characteristics of the soil core at mutually spaced locations along a longitudinal axis of the elongate soil core. The system includes a data processing and data analytics component configured to process the measurement data to generate soil property data representing corresponding soil properties of the elongate soil core as a function of depth, based on mathematical and statistical methods..
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Probe device for analyzing physical properties of food, having teeth form

The present invention relates to a probe device for analyzing physical properties of food, having a teeth form, and more specifically, to a probe device for analyzing physical properties of food, having a teeth form, capable of objectively analyzing various physical properties felt by a person when chewing food, selecting and using a probe corresponding to a molar, a front tooth or a canine tooth, allowing a vertical motion of a press to be interlocked with a motion of the jaw joint, and allowing chewing experiments similar to real chewing of the human body to be carried out by enabling smooth occlusion of the upper jaw and the lower jaw.. .
Korea Food Research Institute

Micro-electromechanical thermal energy control

A mems apparatus for thermal energy control including a sensor and an ic chip is provided. The sensor includes a heating device for heating a sensing element and a detecting device for detecting a physical quantity.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Air crew breathing air quality monitoring system

A compact system and method that makes use of a laser based gas detection to monitor aircraft breathing air. The basic principle of the analytical method to be utilized involves measurements of the amount of infrared light (ir) absorbed by the breathing air and contaminants in the air, each which has a unique fingerprint..
Texas Research International, Inc.

Interaction force detection apparatus

An interaction force detection apparatus includes a sensor, a driving element, a moving element, and a connecting element. The connecting element is connected to the driving element and the sensor.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Microelectromechanical apparatus having a measuring range selector

A mems apparatus having measuring range selector including a sensor and an ic chip is provided. The sensor includes a sensing device.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Cover device and measuring hue using mobile device

The present invention provides a method and a cover device for measuring hue using a mobile device. After the camera unit of the mobile device acquires the colorchecker image, the mobile device converts the color space of the image and measures the hues of the colorchecker.
Printing Technology Research Institute

Harmonic driving device

A harmonic driving device comprises a wave generator, a rigid wheel having an internal gear furnished therein, and a flexible wheel having an external gear furnished therein further comprising a cup-shaped which is composed of a main body and a bottom, a plurality of holes are disposed on the cup-shaped.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Eccentric oscillating speed reducer

An eccentric oscillating speed reducer includes: first and second external gears, each having shaft penetration holes in respective circumferences thereof; eccentric shafts, having first and second crank portions passing through the shaft penetration holes, with the first and second external gears furnished on the first and second crank portions, respectively; a supporting member inserted through a first shaft penetration hole of the first external gear and a second shaft penetration hole of the second external gear, and being in eccentric contact with inner peripheries of the shaft penetration holes; first and second output portions, each having shaft penetration holes on respective circumferences thereof, with both ends of an axis of each of the eccentric shafts furnished in the shaft penetration holes, and the first and second output portion being connected by the supporting member; and an annular gear engaged with the first and second external gears.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for operating a linear compressor

A method for operating a linear compressor includes establishing a set of predictors, and establishing a model for an estimated head clearance of the linear compressor with the set of predictors. Coefficients of the model for the estimated head clearance of the linear compressor may also be established.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Method of enhancing efficiency of carbon felts in flow battery through sonication

A method is provided to enhance efficiency of carbon felts in a flow battery. The carbon felts are directly immersed in a mixed acid solution.
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.

Process for the preparation of polyolefin fibers

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of polyolefin fibers having mean fiber diameters of less than 5000 nm, comprising the steps of: a) preparing a polyolefin solution in a solvent, b) placing said polyolefin solution in a fiber producing device comprising a body configured to receive said polyolefin solution, said body comprising one or more openings, and c) rotating the fiber producing device, wherein rotation of the fiber producing device causes the polyolefin solution to be passed through said one or more openings to produce polyolefin fibers having mean fiber diameters of less than 5000 nm, wherein said polyolefin is selected from the group comprising polyethylene polymers and copolymers having a weight average molecular weight mw of at least 40 000 daltons, and polypropylene polymers and copolymers, having a weight average molecular weight mw of at least 120 000 daltons; wherein said fiber producing device is rotated at a speed of at least 10 000 revolutions per minutes (rpm). The invention also relates to said polyolefin fibers, and to articles comprising said fibers..
Total Research & Technology Feluy

Valuable metal selectively adsorbing electrode and selectively recovering valuable metals

The present disclosure provides a valuable metal selectively adsorbing electrode, including: an electrode formed by a carbon-containing material; and a protein of a bacterium of genus tepidimonas immobilized on the electrode formed by a carbon-containing material to form the valuable metal selectively adsorbing electrode, wherein the valuable metal includes gold, palladium, silver or indium.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Plasma treatment apparatus and plasma treatment method

A plasma treatment apparatus and a plasma treatment method are provided. The apparatus includes a chamber, a planar plasma-generating electrode, a sample suspension and holding system, and an optical observation system.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

G-protein coupled receptor (gpcr)-based biosensors and uses thereof

Provided herein are gpcr-based chemical biosensors that can have a sensing unit, a processing unit, and a response unit that can be used to detect a chemical of interest. Also provided herein are methods of making and using the gpcr-based chemical biosensors..
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Methods and materials for detecting colorectal cancer and adenoma

The present invention provides methods and materials related to the detection of colorectal neoplasm-specific markers (e.g., markers associated with colorectal cancer, markers associated with adenoma) in or associated with a subject's stool sample. In particular, the present invention provides methods and materials for identifying mammals (e.g., humans) having a colorectal neoplasm by detecting the presence and level of indicators of colorectal neoplasia such as, for example, long dna (e.g., quantified by alu pcr) and the presence and level of tumor-associated gene alterations (e.g., mutations in kras, apc, melanoma antigen gene, p53, braf, bat26, pik3ca) or epigenetic alterations (e.g., dna methylation) (e.g., cpg methylation) (e.g., cpg methylation in coding or regulatory regions of bmp-3, bmp-4, sfrp2, vimentin, septin9, alx4, eya4, tfpi2, ndrg4, foxe1) in dna from a stool sample obtained from the mammal..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Compositions, methods and kits for the diagnosis of carriers of mutations in the brca1 and brca2 genes and early diagnosis of cancerous disorders associated with mutations in brca1 and brca2 genes

The present invention relates to diagnostic compositions methods and kits for the detection of carriers of mutations in the brca1 and brca2 genes. The detection is based on the use of detecting nucleic acids or amino acid based molecules, specific for determination of the expression of at least six marker genes of the invention, in a test sample.
Hadasit Medical Research Services And Development Ltd.

Kits for diagnostic detection and prevention of feedlot bovine respiratory disease

Kits for assaying response to platelet-activating factor receptor (pafr) to stress and/or bacterial challenge, along with various methods for detecting pafr response to stress and/or bacterial challenge in animals in order to detect or predict an animal's susceptibility to brd are disclosed.. .
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Systems and methods for obtaining biological molecules from a sample

The present invention relates to a method of creating a biomarker profile, the method comprising the steps of: obtaining a sample of biofluid from a subject, wherein the sample is stored on a sample collection apparatus; removing the sample from the sample collection apparatus; extracting nucleic acids from the sample; sequencing the extracted nucleic acids to generate sequence data; and analyzing the sequence data using a two-step analytical methodology to create the biomarker profile. The present invention athletic performance in a subject..
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Probes and a methylation in situ hybridization assay

The disclosure relates to the field of molecular pathology (for example, cancer diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and/or therapy prediction) through the detection of rna, mutations, copy number changes and determination of the methylation status of specific sequences of the genome of individual patients in hybridization assays (southern blot, ish, dot blot) including in situ determination of the methylation status of specific sequences of the genome of individual patients in individual cells. More specifically, this disclosure relates to: a) target-specific probes covalently attached to a labeled tail, b) the synthesis method of said the probe, c) the usage of said the probe such as an in situ hybridization-based method to correlate the methylation status of a promoter region of a gene in a biopsy or cytology specimen of a patient to the morphology and localization in that specimen, and d) kits comprising the target-specific probes.
Universiteit Gent

High-throughput fluorescent screening assay for inhibitors of gram-negative bacterial iron uptake

A cell-based assay for identifying a compound that inhibits iron transport in gram-negative bacteria, engineered bacterial cells, and kits for conducting the same. The assay involves contacting a candidate compound with an engineered gram-negative bacteria in the presence of iron for a sufficient period of time, exposing the reaction solution to an energy source to generate the detectable signal, and detecting changes in the detectable signal in the reaction solution over time.
Kansas State University Research Foundation

Rna-mediated gene assembly from dna oligonucleotides

The present invention is directed to methods and materials for rna-mediated gene assembly from oligonucleotide sequences. In some embodiments, the oligonucleotides used for gene assembly are provided in an array format.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Aureobasidium pullulans, culturing medium and producing b-glucan, a culture of aureobasidium pullulans and a composition comprising the same

The present application provides a culture medium for producing β-glucan. The culture medium comprises: a carbon source, lecithin and an ascorbic acid.
Food Industry Research And Development Institute

Mumps virus as a potential oncolytic agent

This document relates to methods and materials for virotherapy. For example, this document provides methods and materials for treating cancer using a recombinant mumps virus as an oncolytic agent..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Differentiating induced pluripotent stem cells into glucose-responsive, insulin-secreting progeny

This document provides methods and materials related to differentiating ips cells into glucose-responsive, insulin-secreting progeny. For example, methods and material for using indolactam v (ilv) and glucagon like peptide-1 (glp-1) to produce glucose-responsive, insulin-secreting progeny from ips cells are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Base stocks and lubricant compositions containing same

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Advanced combustion fuel compositions

Fuel compositions for advanced combustion engines that include a naphtha boiling range portion are provided, where the fuel compositions can have a reduced ignition delay and/or an improved derived cetane number. The improved combustion properties can be achieved by adding a portion of a light naphtha (boiling range) composition to a heavy naphtha boiling range composition.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Solvent extraction for correction of color and aromatics distribution of heavy neutral base stocks

Systems and methods are provided for performing solvent extraction on heavy neutral base stocks. The aromatic extraction can reduce aromatics content while have a reduced or minimized impact on lubricant properties.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing with bulk catalysts for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing configurations for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Method of printing ultranarrow-gap lines

Disclosed is a method of printing ultranarrow-gap lines of a functional material, such as an electrically conductive silver ink. The method entails providing a substrate having an interlayer coated on the substrate and printing the ultranarrow-gap lines by depositing ink on the interlayer of the substrate, the ink comprising the functional material and a solvent that swells the interlayer to cause the interlayer to bulge at edges of the ink to thereby define embankments that confine the ink..
National Research Council Of Canada

Method of printing ultranarrow line

Disclosed is a method of printing an ultranarrow line of a functional material. The method entails providing a substrate having an interlayer on the substrate and printing the ultranarrow line by depositing ink on the interlayer of the substrate, the ink comprising the functional material and a solvent mixture that partially dissolves the interlayer on the substrate to cause the ink to shrink and sink into the interlayer on the substrate thereby reducing a width of the line..
National Research Council Of Canada

Electrochromic composition and electrochromic element

An electrochromic composition is provided. The electrochromic composition includes 0.5˜10 parts by weight of a first oxidizable polymer, 0.5˜10 parts by weight of a reducible organic compound, 0.5˜20 parts by weight of an electrolyte, and 60˜98.5 parts by weight of a solvent.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Novel vaccines in prevention and treatment of malaria

The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition, for example a vaccine, which comprises a rifin, which is able to bind to a mutated lair-1 fragment, which broadly binds to erythrocytes infected with plasmodium falciparum. Such a rifin may be useful in the prevention and/or treatment of malaria..
Institute For Research In Biomedicine

Carbonic anhydrase ix-specific antibodies and uses thereof

The present invention relates to isolated or purified antibodies or fragments thereof specific for carbohydrate anhydrase ix (ca-ix) and their use as therapeutic tools. Specifically, the present invention is directed to high-affinity carbohydrate anhydrase ix-specific antibodies and fragments thereof and their use as antibody-drug conjugates.
National Research Council Of Canada

Regeneration and repair of mesenchymal tissue using amelogenin

A method of treating an injury to hyaline cartilage in a subject in need thereof. The method comprises administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of amelogenin..
Hadasit Medical Research Services And Development Ltd.

Treating type i and type ii diabetes

This document provides methods and materials for treating diabetes. For example, methods and materials for using nucleic acid encoding human preproinsulin to treat diabetes (e.g., type i or type ii diabetes) are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Peptides and compositions for prevention of cell adhesion and methods of using same

Compositions comprising an isolated peptide, which may for example optionally comprise a sequence selected from the group consisting of fdydwy (seq id no: 2), sfsqnksvhsfdydwynvsdqadlkn (seq id no: 3) or csfsqnksvhsfdydwynvsdqadlknc (seq id no: 1), or any cyclized version thereof, and methods of using same, including for treatment of or prevention of formation of microbial biofilms and against adhesion of a cell to a surface.. .
Tel Hashomer Medical Research, Infrastructure And Services Ltd.

Compounds for inhibiting c-myc/max/dna complex formation

Disclosed are novel compounds of specific chemical structures having inhibitory activity on c-myc/max/dna complex formation or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.. .
Korea Research Institute Of Chemical Technology

Water treatment apparatus using reverse osmosis

Disclosed is a water treatment apparatus using reverse osmosis including: a pv module including a plurality of reverse osmosis modules arranged at multiple stages and connected to one another such that concentrate of one stage is fed to the following stage; a raw water supply pump feeding raw water to the pv module; a circulation pipe returning product water processed by several reverse osmosis modules disposed at rear stages of the pv module, to be mixed with the raw water; and a product water discharge pipe discharging product water processed by the remaining reverse osmosis modules disposed at front stages of the pv module, out of the pv module. The water treatment apparatus can reduce the tds concentrations of product water and raw water while minimizing the volume loss of product water by returning a portion of the product water processed by the pv module to be circulated..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method for carbon monoxide shift conversion

A shift conversion catalyst layer is divided into at least two front and back stages. A first catalyst and a second catalyst are provided on the upstream side and the downstream side, respectively.
Renaissance Energy Research Corporation

Mems apparatus having impact absorber

A mems apparatus includes a substrate, a cover disposed on the substrate, a movable mass disposed on the substrate, and an impact absorber disposed on the cover. The impact absorber includes a restraint, a stationary stopper disposed on a lower surface of the cover, a movable stopper, elastic elements connecting the restraint and the movable stopper, a supporting element connecting the restraint and the stationary stopper, and a space disposed between the stationary stopper and the movable stopper.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Shape-reconfigurable drone

A first embodiment relates to a shape-reconfigurable drone and, more specifically, to a shape-reconfigurable drone comprising unit module drones having a rectangular-parallelepiped body capable of applying a thrust in every direction, thereby being capable of flying horizontally without rotating the drone and of forming a drone assembly formed by the coupling of the unit module drones, and thus can fly solo or can fly in various shapes.. .
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Assisted steering system with vibrational function for vehicles and controlling the same

An assisted steering system with vibrational function for vehicles is applied to a steering system of a vehicle. The steering system has a first steering column and a second steering column, and the assisted steering system includes a speed-adjustable steering device and an electronic control unit.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Interactive autonomous safe driving system and deciding method thereof

A deciding method of an interactive autonomous safe driving system for switching a driving mode of a vehicle includes an environmental detecting step and a driving mode judging step. The environmental detecting step is for driving an environmental detecting device to sense environmental conditions of the vehicle so as to generate a plurality of environmental condition data.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Relay valve module of a pneumatic brake system

A relay valve module of a pneumatic brake system for a vehicle includes a relay valve and an actuating unit. A valve body of the relay valve defines therein an air supply chamber in fluid communication with a supply air reservoir, and a delivery chamber in fluid communication with brake cylinders.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Object tracking system and method therewith

An object tracking system including a plurality of electronic devices and a server platform is provided. The server platform generates a tracking message based on received event message, and sends the tracking message to at least one of the electronic devices located within a first predetermined range corresponding to the received event message.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Additive composition and composition binding agent for superhard material and preparation thereof, and self-sharpening diamond grinding wheel and preparation thereof

Disclosed are an additive raw material composition and an additive for superhard material product, a method for preparing the additive, a composite binding agent, a superhard material product, a self-sharpening diamond grinding wheel and a method for manufacturing the same. The raw material composition consisting of components in following mass percentage: bi2o3 25%˜40%, b2o3 25%˜40%, zno 5%˜25%, sio2 2%˜10%, al2o3 2%˜10%, na2co3 1%˜5%, li2co3 1%˜5%, mgco3 0%˜5%, and caf2 1%˜5%.
Zhengzhou Research Institute For Abrasives & Grinding Co., Ltd.

Method for preparing phase-separated lead telluride-lead sulfide nanopowder using solution synthesis and phase-separated lead telluride-lead sulfide nanopowder prepared thereby

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a phase-separated lead telluride-lead sulfide nanopowder using solution synthesis and a phase-separated lead telluride-lead sulfide nanopowder prepared by the method. The method includes: (a) mixing tellurium and a first solvent, followed by ultrasonic irradiation to prepare a tellurium precursor solution; (b) mixing an organosulfur compound and a second solvent, followed by ultrasonic irradiation to prepare a sulfur precursor solution; (c) mixing lead oxide, a third solvent, and a fourth solvent and heating the mixture to prepare a lead precursor solution; (d) adding the tellurium precursor solution to the lead precursor solution and allowing the mixture to react; (e) adding the sulfur precursor solution to the reaction mixture of step (d) and allowing the resulting mixture to react; and (f) cooling the reaction mixture of step (e) to room temperature to prepare a phase-separated lead telluride-lead sulfide nanopowder..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Self-aligning metal patterning based on photonic sintering of metal nanoparticles

A method is disclosed for aligning layers in fabricating a multilayer printable electronic device. The method entails providing a transparent substrate upon which a first metal layer is deposited, providing a transparent functional layer over the first metal layer, depositing metal nano particles over the functional layer to form a second metal layer, exposing the metal nano particles to intense pulsed light via an underside of the substrate to partially sinter exposed particles to the functional layer whereby the first metal layer acts as a photo mask, and washing away unexposed particles using a solvent to leave partially sintered metal nano particles on the substrate..
National Research Council Of Canada

Average-density-adjustable structure, and material change and selective bonding process using same

The present invention relates to an average-density-adjustable structure and more specifically provides a structure the average density of which is adjusted by changing the material of the structure and the size of a void formed therein and which can thereby float on the surface of or in a liquid and can easily bond with or change a material present in a gas or liquid by being equipped with a first material, which is one among an organic catalyst, an inorganic catalyst, a microorganism, and a biomolecule.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method of preparing decadodecasil 3r type zeolite membranes and membranes prepared thereby

The present invention relates to a method of preparing a decadodecasil 3r (ddr) type zeolite membrane and a membrane prepared thereby, and more particularly, to a method of preparing a hydrophobic decadodecasil 3r (ddr) type zeolite membrane having a continuous out-of-plane orientation by adding a substrate on which a seed layer is formed to a silica source synthetic precursor containing a methyltropinium salt and performing a hydrothermal synthesis, and a method of capturing and removing carbon dioxide using a membrane prepared thereby.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Carbon dioxide conversion reactor, series reactor for converting and capturing carbon dioxide including the same, and process of converting and capturing carbon dioxide using the same

The present invention relates to a carbon dioxide conversion reactor and more particularly, to a carbon dioxide conversion reactor capable of converting carbon dioxide contained in flue gas into an aqueous bicarbonate solution that may be used in many applications; and at the same time, preventing back pressure from increasing due to supplied flue gas by allowing a conversion process to rapidly proceed, thereby significantly reducing the level of carbon dioxide contained in flue gas with high efficiency and high conversion speed, a series reactor for converting and capturing carbon dioxide including the carbon dioxide conversion reactor, and a process of converting and capturing carbon dioxide using the carbon dioxide conversion reactor.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method for separating carbon dioxide and separating carbon dioxide

A carbon dioxide separation method including the steps of: feeding a mixed gas that contains at least carbon dioxide and water vapor to a carbon dioxide separation membrane that contains a hydrophilic resin and a carbon dioxide carrier; separating, from the mixed gas, a permeation gas that contains the carbon dioxide by use of the carbon dioxide separation membrane; adjusting temperature of gas which contacts the carbon dioxide separation membrane so that a temperature difference between the mixed gas and the permeation gas is not lower than 0° c. And not higher than 20° c.; and adjusting pressure of the permeation gas, the pressure of the permeation gas and water vapor partial pressure in the mixed gas satisfying the following formula (1): 2.5 kpaa<(pressure of permeation gas)<(water vapor partial pressure in mixed gas) .
Renaissance Energy Research Corporation

Impedance-based allocation of electrical stimulation to electrode clusters

Electrical stimulation sources and amplitudes are allocated to implantable electrodes based on impedance values for controlled delivery of electrical stimulation therapy to a patient. Allocation may include assigning implantable electrodes, in a group of active electrodes, to clusters based on impedance values of the electrodes, coupling the electrode clusters to respective stimulation sources, and defining respective stimulation amplitudes delivered by the stimulation sources to the electrode clusters.
Medtronic Bakken Research Center B.v.

Collagen compositions and methods of use

The present disclosure provides an engineered collagen composition comprising collagen, wherein the collagen composition is compressed to form a gradient of at least one physical property. Methods of using and of manufacturing the engineered collagen compositions of the present disclosure are also provided..
Purdue Research Foundation

Nanostructure surface coated medical implants and methods of using the same

Compositions including a surface or film comprising nanofibers, nanotubes or microwells comprising a bioactive agent for elution to the surrounding tissue upon placement of the composition in a subject are disclosed. The compositions are useful in medical implants and methods of treating a patient in need of an implant, including orthopedic implants, dental implants, cardiovascular implants, neurological implants, neurovascular implants, gastrointestinal implants, muscular implants, and ocular implants..
The Penn State Research Foundation

Method for manufacturing a porous film and porous film and use thereof

The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a porous film, including: preparing a polymer mixture solution, wherein the polymer mixture solution includes polycaprolactone and at least one hydrophobic polymer; adding solid particles as a dispersing agent to the polymer mixture solution and mixing the solid particles with the polymer mixture solution, wherein the amount of solid particles added is enough to convert the polymer mixture solution into a solid mixture; drying the solid mixture to form a film; and washing the film with a washing fluid to remove the solid particles from the film to form the porous film, wherein the weight ratio of the polycaprolactone to the at least one hydrophobic polymer is about 1:0.1-10, and wherein the weight ratio of the polycaprolactone and the at least one hydrophobic polymer to the solid particles is about 1:0.01-250.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for manufacturing a porous film, porous film and tissue adhesion

The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a porous film, including: preparing a polymer mixture solution, wherein the polymer mixture solution includes polycaprolactone and at least one hydrophobic polymer; adding solid particles as a dispersing agent to the polymer mixture solution and mixing the solid particles with the polymer mixture solution, wherein the amount of solid particles added is enough to convert the polymer mixture solution into a solid mixture; drying the solid mixture to form a film; and washing the film with a washing fluid to remove the solid particles from the film to form the porous film, wherein the weight ratio of the polycaprolactone to the at least one hydrophobic polymer is about 1:0.1-10, and wherein the weight ratio of the polycaprolactone and the at least one hydrophobic polymer to the solid particles is about 1:0.01-250.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Nanoparticles for drug delivery

The invention provides nanoparticles, methods for making nanoparticles, and methods for using nanoparticles.. .
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Polyvalent vaccine

The present invention relates, in general, to an immunogenic composition (e.g., a vaccine) and, in particular, to a polyvalent immunogenic composition, such as a polyvalent hiv vaccine, and to methods of using same. The invention further relates to methods that use a genetic algorithm to create sets of polyvalent antigens suitable for use, for example, in vaccination strategies..
The Uab Research Foundation

Glucose oxidase compositions as a neonate anticonvulsant

Neonatal seizure is different from adult seizure, and many antiepileptic drugs that are effective in adults often fail to treat neonatal seizure. Gluconic acid, a natural organic acid enriched in fruits and honey, and the glucose oxidase enzyme, is shown herein to potently inhibit neonatal epilepsy both in vitro and in vivo.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Composition for preventing or treating ischemic enteritis containing dna fragment mixture isolated from sperm or testis of fish

The present invention relates to a composition for preventing or treating ischemic enteritis containing a dna fragment mixture isolated from sperm or testis of fish. The composition of the present invention was verified to have excellent effects in the prevention or treatment of ischemic enteritis.
Pharmaresearch Products Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for treating cancer

Embodiments of the invention provide a method of treating cancer, the method comprising providing a subject having cancer cells, and contacting the cancer cells with a therapeutically effective amount of a g2/m checkpoint inhibitor. Embodiments of the invention also provide a method of treating cancer in a subject, the method comprising the steps of: (a) receiving a sample of the cancer cells from the subject; (b) determining if at least a portion of the sample of the cancer cells is lkb 1 deficient; and (c) contacting the cancer cells with a therapeutically effective amount of a g2/m checkpoint inhibitor..
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Cgrp receptor antagonist compounds for topical treatment of skin disorders

The use of a cgrp receptor antagonist compound of formula (i) for topical application is described for treating and/or preventing skin inflammatory pathologies with a neurogenic component. More specifically, use of a cgrp receptor antagonist compound of formula (i) is described for topical application for treating and/or preventing rosacea, especially type i rosacea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and/or acne..
Galderma Research & Development

Use of levocetirizine and montelukast in the treatment of traumatic injury

The embodiments described herein include methods and formulations for treating lung and brain injury. The methods and formulations include, but are not limited to, methods and formulations for delivering effective concentrations of levocetirizine and montelukast to a patient in need.
Inflammatory Response Research, Inc.

Methods and compositions for prevention of feedlot bovine respiratory disease

Methods for preventing feedlot bovine respiratory diseases employing an anti-inflammatory drug rupatadine are disclosed. Compositions are further disclosed.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Compositions comprising water dispersible nanoparticles of a retinoid compound

A composition or nanosuspension is described that includes water dispersible nanoparticles of a retinoid compound having an average particle size of less than about 500 nm. Also described, are pharmaceutical compositions intended for topical administration, including such a composition or nanosuspension.
Galderma Research & Development

Use of equol for treating androgen mediated diseases

Equol (7-hydroxy-3(4′hydroxyphenyl)-chroman), or metabolite of the phytoestrogen daidzein, specifically binds and blocks the hormonal action of 5α-dihydrotestosterone (dht) in vitro and in vivo. Equol can bind circulating free dht and sequester it from the androgen receptor, thus altering growth and physiological hormone responses that are regulated by androgens.
Colorado State University Research Foundation

Modified release orally administered amino acid formulations

Methods and formulations of modified release amino acids are provided for the treatment or management of diseases defined by impaired amino acid metabolism, with improved pharmacokinetics, metabolism and utilization.. .
Apr Applied Pharma Research S.a.

Compositions and methods for treating neurological diseases or injury

Provided are compounds for the treatment of neurological diseases or injuries, including neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, trauma, epilepsy, acute and chronic kidney injuries, diabetes mellitus, and/or seizures. In some embodiments, derivatives of vitamin k are provided..
Musc Foundation For Research Development

Cannabidiol for the prevention and treatment of graft-versus-host disease

The invention provides methods for preventing, ameliorating and treating the acute and chronic forms of graft-versus-host disease (gvhd) by using cannabidiol compositions.. .
Mor Research Applications Ltd.

Milk-derived microvesicle compositions and related methods

A composition is provided that comprises a therapeutic agent encapsulated by a milk-derived microvesicle. The compositions can include therapeutic agents such as phytochemical agents or chemotherapeutic agents, while the milk-derived microvesicle can be derived from raw milk or colostrum.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Non-rinse chemical mousse containing adapalene and benzoyl peroxide

A composition is described that includes adapalene and dispersed benzoyl peroxide to be used in a non-rinse topical application and in the form of a mousse, comprising: at least one intermediate composition; at least one gas-generating agent; at least one agent activating the gas-generating agent; adapalene or one of its salts; and benzoyl peroxide. A kit or single container is also described that can include a plurality of compartments including this composition..
Galderma Research & Development

Compositions containing preen oil and methods of use thereof

Described herein are methods of use of purified preen oil, food and feed compositions containing purified preen oil, food and feed additives containing purified preen oil, and pharmaceutical compositions containing purified preen oil. Methods include treatment of chronic joint inflammation in humans and animals by orally administering purified preen oil.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Low frequency glatiramer acetate therapy

A method of alleviating a symptom of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in a human patient suffering from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis or a patient who has experienced a first clinical episode and is determined to be at high risk of developing clinically definite multiple sclerosis comprising administering to the human patient three subcutaneous injections of a therapeutically effective dose of glatiramer acetate over a period of seven days with at least one day between every subcutaneous injection so as to thereby alleviate the symptom of the patient.. .
Yeda Research & Development Co., Ltd.

Skin care compositions

This document provides methods and materials related to skin care. For example, skin care compositions containing azelaic acid, tacrolimus, tazarotene, and zinc oxide and methods for using such skin care compositions are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Subject support apparatuses

A subject support apparatus includes an upper portion including a torso panel having a first end and a second end, a loop strap having a first free end extending from the first end of the torso panel and a second free end extending from the second end of the torso panel and configured to couple the first end of the torso panel to the second end of the torso panel to form a closed loop, and a pair of shoulder straps coupled to the torso panel and extending from a top edge of the torso panel. The subject support apparatus also includes a lower portion coupled to the pair of shoulder straps and extending from a bottom edge of the torso panel.
Liko Research & Development Ab

Smart container for detecting biological and chemical substances

One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus for analyzing substances included in a sample. The apparatus includes a physical enclosure for holding the sample and one or more sensors positioned on an inner surface of the physical enclosure.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Method for monitoring dentition

A method for monitoring the shape of teeth including: producing a three-dimensional digital model of at least one portion of an arch of the patient or “initial reference model”; acquiring at least one two-dimensional image of the arches, referred to as “updated image”, under actual acquisition conditions; analysing each updated image and producing an updated map relating to a piece of discriminating information; optionally determining rough virtual acquisition conditions that approximate the actual acquisition conditions; searching each updated image for a final reference model corresponding to the shape of the teeth, and optionally to the positioning of the teeth, during the acquisition of the updated image; and comparing the shapes of the initial reference model and of the reference model obtained at the end of the preceding steps, referred to as “final reference model”, in order to determine the deformation and/or the movement of teeth between steps a) and b).. .
Dental Monitoring S.a.s.

Orthopaedic or biologic support structure, methods of making and methods of use

A support 70 for use with tissue or bone is described, the support 70 having one or more spaced apart brace members 72, and at least one elongated linking member 80 for linking to the one or more spaced apart brace members 72. The support 70 may be provided in use in combination with a biologic glue, the biologic glue comprising a first portion containing stabilized blood product, and a second portion containing a growth factor, the first portion and the second portion comingled when or after the support is introduced to the tissue or bone in a subject in need thereof.
Buck Medical Research Ltd.

Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery

A sleeve for enforcing the end of a hollow organ so that it can be connected with a further end of a hollow organ, the sleeve comprising a cylindrical shape and being configured to be pushed over the end of the hollow organ and for turning-over the end of the hollow organ projecting from the sleeve around an end of the sleeve, wherein the sleeve has an adjustable diameter.. .
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Chromatography-aided substance sensing in absorbent hygiene and medical products

One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus for analyzing a liquid comprising a plurality of different substances. The apparatus includes an absorber that comprises one or more layers of absorbent material for absorbing the liquid and one or more sensors embedded within the one or more layers of absorbent material.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Sensing health using fluid sensors in feminine hygiene products

One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus for analyzing substances within a liquid. The apparatus includes an absorber that comprises one or more layers of absorbent material for absorbing the liquid and one or more sensors embedded within the one or more layers of absorbent material.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Leg-protecting apparatus having dynamic biological function

A leg-protecting apparatus is arranged in close contact with a body surface of a wearer to cover a thigh, a knee, and a calf of the wearer, including a biomechanically protecting strap (a) arranged to correspond with structural locations and paths of tendons and ligaments of the knee and muscles proximal thereto during an exercise process. The strap comprises a cruciate ligament protecting strap (a-1), a patellar tendon protecting strap (a-2), a thigh muscle group protecting strap (a-3), and a calf muscle group protecting strap (a-4).
The Hong Kong Research Institute Of Textiles And Apparel Limited

Transgenic pigs with genetic modifications of sla

The application provides methods of improving a rejection related symptom, reducing premature separation and methods of producing a compound of interest with an altered epitope profile are provided. Transgenic pigs with a disrupted gene or genes, and porcine organs, tissues, and cells therefrom are provided..
Indiana University Research & Technology Corporation

Contra-rotating multi-layer propeller unit for multi-phase flow

A contra-rotating multi-layer propeller unit for multi-phase flow according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a shaft part; a front propeller and a rear propeller connected to the shaft part; an air collection part including a predetermined space therein and the shaft part positioned in the internal space; and an air supply pipe configured to supply air into the air collection part, and a rear propeller blade includes a two-phase blade connected to a rear propeller hub, a layer structure of which an inner surface is connected to an end portion of the two-phase blade, and a single-phase blade positioned at a location corresponding to the two-phase blade on an outer surface of the layer structure.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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X2=0, y2=0, xy+(p+1)yx=1, where x and y are generators and p is a first private prime number. the system further generates a second presentation h of the ring. h is defined as follows: h=x, y, t

X2=0, y2=0, t=m1yx, xy+m2yx+t=1. In addition, m1 and m2 are positive integers and p+1=m1+m2, wherein t is a generator and the first presentation g and the second presentation h are isomorphic.
Research Foundation Of The City University Of New York

Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Method for wirelessly connecting to an internet

A method for wirelessly connecting to an internet, applied for establishing a wireless connection between a mobile device and a plurality of wireless networking devices, the method including: the mobile device searching for the plurality of wireless networking devices via a wireless communication; the mobile device wirelessly connecting with a main controlling device which is one of the plurality of wireless networking devices; the mobile device providing a connection information to the main controlling device for connecting to a base station; and the main controlling device broadcasting the connection information to the other wireless networking devices of the plurality of wireless networking devices; and the main controlling device and the other wireless networking devices of the plurality of wireless networking devices connecting to the base station according to the connection information.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Method for scheduling radio resource in unlicensed spectrum and base station using thereof

A method for scheduling radio resource in an unlicensed spectrum and a base station using the method is provided. This method includes following steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Common control resource set with user equipment-specific resources

User equipment (ue)-specific information may be transmitted within a control resource set configured to carry resources common to ues within a system. The ue-specific information may be associated with a search space having an aggregation level different from aggregation levels used with the common control resources and may occupy different modulation symbols within the common control resource set (e.g., to support flexible scheduling for multiple ues).
Qualcomm Incorporated

Assisted beamforming at mobility

Systems and methods are disclosed herein relating to beam-switching in a wireless system. In some embodiments, a method of operation of a user equipment device (ue) that transmits and/or receives to and/or from a source antenna node (an) on a source beam comprises performing a mobility reference signal (mrs) search to attempt to detect mrs transmitted by one or more candidate ans for one or more candidate beam.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Coordinator and control method thereof, wireless sensing network communication system and method

A primary coordinator in a smart home system communicates with a plurality of sensors and receives commands from a control device. Battery life in each sensor is extended by suspending sensor searches for data reporting purposes.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Methods and arrangements in a mobile telecommunication system

Methods and arrangements in a base station and a user equipment are provided. The methods and arrangements relates to the scenario when the ue is handed over from a source base station to a target base station in a handover scenario, and wherein the target base station may not support functionalities which the source base station and the ue support.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ).

Communication method and frame structure for a coordinator device, source device and relay device in a wireless system

Provided is a communication method of a coordinator in a wireless networks system that uses a reservation-based media access control (mac). The communication method includes receiving, from a source device, a frame that requests a reservation resource for a relay device, to enable a frame that the source device transmits to a destination device to be relayed via the relay device, and allocating the reservation resource for the relay device, in response to the request..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Device-assisted services for protecting network capacity

Device assisted services (das) for protecting network capacity is provided. In some embodiments, das for protecting network capacity includes monitoring a network service usage activity of the communications device in network communication; classifying the network service usage activity for differential network access control for protecting network capacity; and associating the network service usage activity with a network service usage control policy based on a classification of the network service usage activity to facilitate differential network access control for protecting network capacity..
Headwater Research Llc

Method and channel state information reporting

The present disclosure provides a method for reporting channel state information (csi). A first set of channel state information-reference signals (csi-rss) sent from a base station is measured to obtain a first set of csi, and the first set of csi obtained is reported to the base station.
Beijing Samsung Telecommunications Technology Research Co,. Ltd.

Data transmission system using vehicle and controlling same

A method of transmitting data from one point to another point using a vehicle, and a system for performing the same may include searching for at least one neighbor vehicle, determining a vehicle which is to transmit the data to the second station, among the searched at least one neighbor vehicle, and transmitting the data to the determined vehicle.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Message sending and receiving methods and apparatuses

A method and an apparatus for sending and receiving a message are disclosed. The method includes converting information content of a message to be sent into byte data; searching for characters corresponding to the byte data from a pre-stored character set to obtain character data, wherein the character set includes predetermined byte data, predetermined characters, and mapping relationships between the predetermined byte data and the predetermined characters, and the predetermined characters are characters that are supported by messages; and sending the character data through messaging.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

System and determining timing of response in a group communication using artificial intelligence

Efficient use of channel bandwidth response, response timing, along with the ability to acquire the most accurate and up to date response are provided for management of virtual assistant search queries within a communication system (100). Improved management is obtained using an artificial intelligence (ai) server (104) controlling response activity to a query communication device (102) by incorporating one or more of: adjusting verbosity of responses (158), redirecting queries from the ai server to alternate resources (412), and/or prioritizing of a response (506) based on wait time..
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Self-service channel marketplace

A content hosting system allows content providers to create channels of video content and make them available to users in a marketplace. Users can search or browse for channels of interest, and selectively subscribe to channels.
Google Llc

Electronic device and operation method thereof

A method of operating an electronic device comprises obtaining a search path. The method also comprises obtaining at least one video content related to the search path and determining intersection points between the at least one video content.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Method for encoding/decoding image and device therefor

The present invention provides a method for encoding/decoding an image and a device therefor. Particularly, a method for encoding an image by an encoding device may comprise the steps of: dividing a quantized coefficient block into coefficient groups having a predetermined size; searching a first coefficient group which is a last coefficient group including a non-zero coefficient within the quantized coefficient block according to a predetermined inverse-scanning order; searching the first coefficient group for the last non-zero coefficient according to the inverse-scanning order; relocating the non-zero coefficient of the first coefficient group to a second coefficient group which is a preceding coefficient group of the last coefficient group according to the inverse-scanning order; and entropy-encoding by an encoder according to a predetermined scanning order..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Non-local adaptive loop filter combining multiple denoising technologies and grouping image patches in parallel

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for denoising a reconstructed picture in a video coding system. The method can include providing two or more candidate non-local denoising technologies, selecting a target non-local denoising technology from the two or more candidate non-local denoising technologies for a patch group, and denoising the patch group of the reconstructed picture with the target non-local denoising technology.
Mediatek Inc.

Sphere projected motion estimation/compensation and mode decision

Techniques are disclosed for coding video data predictively based on predictions made from spherical-domain projections of input pictures to be coded and reference pictures that are prediction candidates. Spherical projection of an input picture and the candidate reference pictures may be generated.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for creating virtual message onto a moving object and searching the same

The disclosure is related to a system and a method for creating a virtual message on a moving object, and for searching the virtual message. Under a data-construction mode, a user manipulates a mobile device to select a virtual message, and to capture a moving object.

Method for receiving adaptive streaming service

A method for receiving a streaming service is disclosed. The method for receiving a streaming service may be a method performed at a terminal for receiving a streaming service for a video content coded in a layered manner and may include the steps of: (a) sequentially requesting a transmission of at least one video data for a basic layer to be stored in the idle space of a buffer; and (b) sequentially requesting a transmission of video data for a layer of an increased level if the buffer does not have idle space, performed during the decoding of video data corresponding to a single video chunk, where step (b) may be repeated with the level of the layer increased during the decoding of video corresponding to a single video chunk..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing access permissions for a searchable enterprise platform

Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products for managing access permissions for a searchable enterprise platform. In one embodiment, an apparatus is configured to receive a search request from a client device associated with a user profile; retrieve a global content permissions profile, the global content permissions profile comprising content access permissions assigned to digital content items that are retrievable by one or more of the plurality of software applications; apply permissions conflict rules to resolve permissions conflicts between the global permissions profile and the global content permissions profile to produce a resolved permissions profile; retrieve search results comprising a preliminary digital content item set that is associated with the plurality of software applications; apply the resolved permissions profile to the search results to produce a user-permitted digital content item set; and output the user-permitted digital content set to the client device associated with the user profile..
Atlassian Pty Ltd

Control system and control method

A control system comprises a server and a gateway. The server is configured to encrypt a control signal according to a public key for generating a first encrypted signal.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Pulse quadrature modulator and method

A pulse quadrature modulator generates both alpha and beta binary signals, each one serial bit switched at an rf carrier frequency at a fraction of a high speed quantization clock. The alpha and beta binary signals each have respective alpha and beta pulse edges nominally occurring at two times the rf carrier frequency.
Adx Research, Inc.

Method and device for frame synchronization in communication systems

A device and method for frame synchronizing in a receiver of a communication system. The frame, transmitted in a signal out of a j-psk constellation, j≥2, is received including a data sequence, a synchronization marker preceding the data sequence and an acquisition sequence preceding the synchronization marker, and wherein the synchronization marker is searched by using the acquisition sequence.
Fundacio Centre Tecnologic De Telecomunicacions De Catalunya

Location aware cryptography

A first entity may provide a request to transmit data from the first entity to a second entity. The first entity may receive a session key from the second entity in response to the request where the session key is encrypted by a second key that is based on a combination of a public key and a location associated with the second entity.
Cryptography Research, Inc.

Ike negotiation control method, device and system

An internet key exchange (ike) negotiation control method, device and system are provided. In the method, a receiving end receives an ike negotiation message sent by an initiating end, and parses the ike negotiation message to obtain ike negotiation message information; in a case that a current ike negotiation is in an aggressive mode, the receiving end acquires triple information of message and initiating end identity information according to the ike negotiation message information, and searches for and acquires a virtual negotiation interface, matched with the initiating end, on the receiving end according to the triple information of message and the initiating end identity information.
Zte Corporation

System and private-key fully homomorphic encryption and private search between rings

N=pq and further, q is a second private prime number, and the public ring Ĥ is further, publically available. A corresponding method is also disclosed..

Method for providing encrypted data in a database and searching on encrypted data

A method for providing encrypted data in a database includes randomly encoding stored information. Each information part having a same part index number is added to a group having the same part index number.
Nec Laboratories Europe Gmbh

Power optimization mechanisms for framers by using serial comparison in frame alignment process

System and method of frame alignment at a receiver with power optimization mechanisms. A framer uses one or more comparators to search for the faw in the incoming data, with each comparator configured to serially compare multiple windows of a parallel m-bit block (as provided from a parallel data bus) with the faw.
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation

Search space for non-interleaved r-pdcch

The present invention relates to providing control information within a search space for blind decoding in a multi-carrier communication system. In particular, the control information is carried within a sub-frame of the communication system, the sub-frame including a plurality of control channel elements.
Sun Patent Trust

Csi reporting in beamforming systems via time- and frequency-distributed csi estimation

An apparatus of a user equipment (ue) may include memory and processing circuitry coupled to the memory. The processing circuitry may be configured to estimate a communication channel for a multi-carrier signal based on a received reference signal, the multi-carrier signal aggregating a plurality of component carriers.

Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing receiver with low-resolution analog to digital converter and electronic device thereof

The disclosure is directed to an ofdm receiver with a low-resolution adc and an electronic device thereof. According to one of the exemplary embodiments, the ofdm receiver may include not limited to: an adc module which receives a transmission signal of a channel in an analog format and digitizes the transmission signal into a digital format to generate a quantized transmission signal; an error compensating and estimating module which is coupled to the adc module, receives the quantized transmission signal and a feedback signal which is a first estimated time-domain transmission signal to generate an estimated error signal according to a turbo iterative updating technique; and a signal estimating module which is coupled to the error compensating and estimating module, receives the estimated error signal and a channel attenuation coefficient of the channel to generate an estimated transmission signal..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Power holding circuit device

A power holding circuit device adapted for a vehicle microcontroller unit (mcu), a car battery, and an ignition switch (ign) comprises a metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (mosfet) switch unit, wherein the mosfet switch unit is connected to the car battery; a first bipolar junction transistor (bjt), wherein the first bjt is connected to the mosfet switch unit and the ignition switch; and a second bipolar junction transistor (bjt), wherein the second bjt is connected to the mosfet switch unit and the vehicle mcu.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Control system and control a phase shifted full bidge charger

A control system and control method for a phase shifted full bridge charger, wherein, the control system comprising a sampling system and a charger controller, the charger controller comprises a start and running determination unit, a soft start control unit, a running control unit and a smooth switchover control unit; the running control unit comprises a mode determination unit, a constant-voltage control unit, a total-current-limiting control unit and a charging-current-limiting control unit. During the operation of the charger, after soft start ends, switching occurs between a constant-voltage running state, a total-current-current-limiting running state and a charging-current-limiting running state according to differences in conditions, and the smooth switchover control unit enables the controller to switch between the operation states according to differences charger operation states to realize smooth switching within the charger control method and have high steady-state performance and dynamic performance..
Crrc Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute Co., Ltd

Overvoltage protection device including multiple varistor wafers

An overvoltage protection device includes a first electrode member, a second electrode member, and a varistor assembly. The varistor assembly includes: a plurality of varistor wafers each formed of a varistor material; and at least one electrically conductive interconnect member connecting the varistor wafers in electrical parallel between the first and second electrode members.
Ripd Research And Ip Development Ltd.

Devices for active overvoltage protection

A circuit protection device is provided. The circuit protection device includes an active energy absorber that is coupled between two power lines in an electrical power distribution system and is configured to selectively conduct fault current responsive to overvoltage conditions.
Ripd Research And Ip Development Ltd.

Multi-antenna communication device

A multi-antenna communication device is provided, including a grounding conductor plane separating a first side space and a second side space and having a first edge. A four-antenna array including first, second, third and fourth antennas is located at the first edge, and has an overall maximum array length extending along the first edge.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Electromagnetic wave transmission board and differential electromagnetic wave transmission board

An electromagnetic wave transmission board comprises a substrate. The substrate comprises a first dielectric layer and a second dielectric layer, and the first dielectric layer is stacked on the second dielectric layer.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Electrolyte and battery

An electrolyte is provided, which includes (a) 100 parts by weight of oxide-based solid state inorganic electrolyte, (b) 20 to 70 parts by weight of [li(—or1)n−or2]y, wherein r1 is c1-4 alkylene group, r2 is c1-4 alkyl group, n is 2 to 100, and y is pf6−, bf4−, asf6−, sbf6−, clo4−, alcl4−, gacl4−, no3−, c(so2cf3)3−, n(so2cf3)2−, scn−, cf3cf2so3−, c6f5so3−, cf3co2−, so3f−, b(c6h5)4−, cf3so3−, or a combination thereof, (c) 1 to 10 parts by weight of nano oxide, and (d) 1 to 20 parts by weight of binder. The electrolyte can be disposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode to form a battery..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Apparatus for spin injection enhancement and making the same

A switching device is disclosed. The switching device includes a spin-orbit coupling (soc) layer, a pure spin conductor (psc) layer disposed atop the soc layer, a ferromagnetic (fm) layer disposed atop the psc layer, and a normal metal (nm) layer sandwiched between the psc layer and the fm layer.
Purdue Research Foundation

Hybrid tandem solar cells with improved tunnel junction structures

Tandem solar cells comprising two or more solar cells connected in a solar cell stack via pn diode tunnel junctions and methods for fabricating the tandem solar cells using epitaxial lift off and transfer printing are provided. The tandem solar cells have improved tunnel junction structures comprising a current tunneling layer integrated between the p and n layers of the pn diode tunnel junction that connects the solar cells..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Aluminum-gallium-nitride compound/gallium-nitride high-electron-mobility transistor

A nitride high electron mobility transistor having a strain balance of an aluminum gallium nitride insertion layer is described. The transistor sequentially includes: a substrate and a gan buffer layer located on the substrate; an alyga1-yn insertion layer located on the gan buffer layer; an alxga1-xn barrier layer located on the alyga1-yn insertion layer opposite to the gan buffer layer; a gan cap layer located on the alxga1-xn barrier layer; a “┌”-shaped source electrode and drain electrode provided in recesses formed by the removal of the gan cap layer and some thickness of the alxga1-xn barrier layer; and a gate electrode located between the source electrode and the drain electrode.
China Electronics Technology Group Corporation No. 55 Research Institute

Semiconductor structures and fabricating the same

A semiconductor structure is provided. The semiconductor structure includes a silicon substrate having a groove, an epitaxial layer disposed on the sidewalls of the groove, and a gate disposed above the epitaxial layer and electrically connected to the epitaxial layer.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Bumped electrode arrays for microassemblers

An apparatus including a bumped electrode array and a method of fabricating a bumped electrode array is disclosed. The method includes providing a substrate for the electrode array.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Atomic layer etching methods and apparatus

A method for performing atomic layer etching of a surface of a substrate is provided, including: performing a surface conversion operation by exposing the surface of the substrate to a surface conversion reactant; performing a ligand exchange operation by exposing the surface of the substrate to a ligand containing reactant; performing a desorption operation that effects removal of surface species from the surface of the substrate; performing a purge operation; repeating the surface conversion operation, the ligand exchange operation, the desorption operation, and the purge operation, for a predefined number of cycles.. .
Lam Research Corporation

Method of feature exaction from time-series of spectra to control endpoint of process

Methods and systems for using a time-series of spectra to identify endpoint of an etch process. One method includes accessing a virtual carpet that is formed from a time-series of spectra for the etch process collected during a training operation.
Lam Research Corporation

High power low pressure uv bulb with plasma resistant coating

An envelope of an ultraviolet (uv) bulb comprises a tube of uv transmissive material configured to contain a uv emissive material and a plasma resistant coating on an inner surface of the tube wherein the coating has been deposited by atomic layer deposition (ald) and is the only material attached to the inner surface of the tube. The tube can be an endless tube having a circular shape and the coating can be an ald aluminum oxide coating.
Lam Research Corporation

Nuclear reactor having efficient and highly stable carbon-based thermal transfer fluid

A pressurized water nuclear reactor (pwnr) includes a core having a containment shield surrounding a reactor vessel having fuel assemblies that contain fuel rods filled with fuel pellets, and control rods, and a steam generator thermally coupled to the reactor vessel. A flow loop includes the steam generator, a turbine, and a condenser, and a pump for circulating a water-based heat transfer fluid in the loop.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Information processing apparatus, system, information processing method, and medium

An apparatus that searches for suitable similar cases is provided. The apparatus includes an identification unit that identifies, in a case where a first diagnosis item including a description about a diagnosis, a second diagnosis item including a description about a diagnosis different from the first diagnosis item, and link information indicating a relationship between the first diagnosis item and the second diagnosis item are acquired as a search key, a diagnosis report including the first diagnosis item and the second diagnosis item and in which the link information is added, from among a plurality of stored diagnosis reports..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Computer aided diagnostic system for classifying kidneys

A computer aided diagnostic system and automated method to classify a kidney. Image data for a medical scan that includes image data of a kidney may be received.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Memory control circuit and memory test method

A memory control circuit, coupled to a multi-channel memory, includes a plurality of channel controllers coupled to respective channel memories of the multi-channel memory, and a built-in self-test (bist) circuit. The bist circuit includes a bist controller and a plurality of command index registers which store respective command indexes related to the channel controllers.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Automatic performance of user interaction operations on a computing device

Method, system and product for automatic performance of user interaction operations on a computing device. A method comprising: obtaining an identifier of an operations sequence; obtaining the operations sequence by searching a repository of operations sequences using the identifier, wherein the repository of operation sequences comprises operations sequences defined based on a previous execution of one or more operations by another computing device other than the computing device on behalf of another user other than the user; and automatically executing the operations sequence or portion thereof on the computing device.
Meshrose Ltd.

System and detecting phonetically similar imposter phrases

A system and method for detecting phonetically similar imposter phrases may include using automatic speech recognition (asr) to search for a first phrase in a set of objects; producing a list of references by searching for the first phrase in the set of objects using phonetic search; using output produced by the asr to determine whether or not a reference in the list points to a phrase that is the same as the first phrase; and if it is determined that the reference points to a second phrase that is different from the first phrase then marking the second phrase as a potential cause for a phrase search false positive.. .
Nice Ltd.

System and parking vehicles using a mobile computing device

A system and method for parking vehicles using a mobile computing device in which a network of garages and a network of valets are created so that a user can search a given geographical location for a set of parking options including self parking destinations and prices and valet destinations and prices, the user can select an option, upon arrival at the location the user scans an in-app qr code which checks the balance in a user's credit account, the credit account is replenished if necessary, the estimated parking charge is automatically deducted from the user's account and distributed to the garage and the management accounts, and when the user departs the parking location or is picked up by the valet at time desired by the user, the system closes the parking session, calculates the total charges due, deducts the additional charges from the user account and distributes the payment to the garage and the management service provider.. .
Rapid Lane, Llc

Method and generating a search pattern for an incident scene

A portable communication device receives evidence information pertaining to an incident scene along with a plurality of incident scene contextual factors pertaining to the evidence information and the incident scene. An optimum search pattern is calculated and displayed as part of an augmented reality of the incident scene.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Method and dynamic geofence searching of an incident scene

An incident scene is searchable via a portable communication device and method that provides for displaying a masked augmented reality of the incident scene to the display of the portable communication device. A geofenced area is applied within the displayed masked augmented reality of the incident scene as an indication to the user of an area to be searched.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Reduction boundary artifact on the tomosynthesis

A reduction method for a boundary artifact on the tomosynthesis includes steps of performing a projection process, performing a back projection process upon the geometric factor matrix so as to obtain a back-projection geometric factor matrix, and adjusting a boundary area of the back-projection geometric factor matrix.. .
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.

Method for generating three dimensional images

A method is provided for reconstructing a three dimensional image, comprising: providing a pair of stereoscopic images captured by two image capturing devices; retrieving disparity data from the pair of stereoscopic images; using retrieved disparity data to determine contours of an object present in the pair of the stereoscopic images captured; selecting a pixel belonging to that object; establishing a search area at the vicinity of the selected pixel; determining values for various disparity candidates, wherein the determined values correspond to one or more chosen hypothesis associated with the search area; testing the one or more chosen hypothesis and selecting an hypothesis which best fits the selected pixel and its neighboring pixels; executing a stereo matching algorithm using data retrieved from the captured images while using the values of disparity candidates that correspond to the chosen hypothesis; and reconstructing the three dimensional image based on the results obtained.. .
Inuitive Ltd.

System and enhancing target tracking via detector and tracker fusion for unmanned aerial vehicles

A system and a method for enhancing target tracking via detector and tracker fusion for unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) are provided. The method comprises receiving at least one raw input image of objects to be detected; based on the at least one raw input image of objects, generating the objects' candidate information; based on the objects' candidate information, calculating location and velocity estimation of an object at a current timestamp based on a detector and tracker fusion; and based on the location and velocity estimation of the object at the current timestamp, predicting the location and velocity estimation of the object at a future timestamp..
Tcl Research America Inc.

System and handling image data

A data processing unit receives a reference image (img13d) of a deformable physical entity, a target image (img23d) of said physical entity, and a first region of interest (roi13d) defining a first volume in the reference image (img13d) representing a reference image element. The reference image (img13d), the target image (img23d) and the first region of interest (roi13d) all contain 3d datasets.
Raysearch Laboratories Ab

Method and system for sharing-oriented personalized route planning via a customizable multimedia approach

In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, a method and a system for recommending and sharing customized multimedia route planning are provided. The method includes: receiving a query image from a user, the query image containing an object-of-interest of the user, performing an integrative segmentation process to determine one or more contours of the object-of-interest in the query image; determining a route having a maximum area overlap with the one or more contours of object-of-interest on a map image; generating an output image including the object-of-interest and the route; and recommending the output image to the user, and sharing the output image on a social network platform..
Tcl Research America Inc.

Heart rate activity detecting system based on dynamic images and method thereof

Provided is a heart rate activity detecting method based on dynamic images. The method includes tracking a moving object.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Gas leakage detection method

A gas leakage detection method is provided. The method includes the followings steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Systems and methods for crowdsourcing of algorithmic forecasting

New computational technologies generating systematic investment portfolios by coordinating forecasting algorithms contributed by researchers are provided. Work on challenges is efficiently facilitated by the algorithmic developer's sandbox (“ads”).

Graphical user interface to display inventory data at merchant locations

A graphical user interface displays inventory data that has been determined based on user supplied data and merchant supplied data. When a user searches for a product on a search engine computing system, the search engine computing system associates the searched items with the user.
Google Inc.

Granular selection and scheduling of queries

A search system extracts, for each property known to the system, historical information comprising data for itineraries associated with a partner system associated with the property. The search system determines, for each property-itinerary combination, an update frequency comprising based on historical information data.
Google Inc.

System and generating and storing digital receipts for electronic shopping

A system and a method are provided for generating a digital receipt for purchases made utilizing a digital wallet or with other payment procedures. The digital receipt is stored in the cloud in a digital receipts repository for later retrieval.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Method and pushing information

The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus for pushing information. A specific embodiment of the searching method comprises: dividing words in a target text to generate a set of phrases; calculating a term frequency inverse document frequency for each of the phrases in the set in the target text; acquiring similarities between preset candidate keywords and the each of the phrases; calculating relevance of the candidate keywords to the target text, based on the term frequency inverse document frequency for the each of the phrases in the target text and the similarities between the candidate keywords and the each of the phrases; and selecting a to-be-pushed candidate keyword from the candidate keywords, and pushing the to-be-pushed candidate keyword to a first user terminal based on a preset relevance threshold, or based on the relevance and a preset pushing quantity..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

System and providing preview results for search systems integrating multiple collections

A system and method for providing previews of search results and, more particularly, to a system and method for providing preview results for search systems integrating multiple collections. The method includes providing search results associated with a first collection based on at least one search term and providing a customizable preview of search results for the at least one search term.
International Business Machines Corporation

Logistic station and logistic

A logistic station includes a cabinet, a storage boxes in the cabinet, a volume measurement room, a volume measurement system, a user interface and a controller. The volume measurement room has a bottom plate and a ceiling.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Systems and methods for a mathematical chat bot

Systems and methods for automated mathematical chatting. The systems and methods convert any identified non-numerical inputs into vectors and then perform the mathematical equation utilizing the vectors instead of the nonnumeric inputs along with any other identified numeric inputs to obtain a numerical vector result.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and device for quasi-gibbs structure sampling by deep permutation for person identity inference

The present disclosure provides a method and device for visual appearance based person identity inference. The method may include obtaining a plurality of input images.
Tcl Research America Inc.

Methods and systems for assessing retinal images, and obtaining information from retinal images

A method of assessing the quality of an retinal image (such as a fundus image) includes selecting at least one region of interest within a retinal image corresponding to a particular structure of the eye (e.g. The optic disc or the macula), and a quality score is calculated in respect of the, or each, region-of-interest.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Robust string text detection for industrial optical character recognition

A robust string text detection and recognition system is provided to improve the reading performance of sliding-window based ocr solutions (such as histogram of oriented gradient (hog) ocr and convolutional neural network (cnn) ocr). A search algorithm is created that is robust enough to detect outliers and false detections.
Datalogic Usa, Inc.

Hierarchical system for detecting object with parallel architecture and hierarchical method thereof

A hierarchical system for detecting an object with parallel architecture and a hierarchical method thereof is disclosed. The system includes at least one image-retrieving device retrieving at least an image and searching a plurality of obstacle position images in it.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Face detection, identification, and tracking system for robotic devices

A face detection and tracking method of a robotic device. The method includes obtaining a video frame from a camera of the robotic device; performing a face detection process on the video frame to detect one or more faces in the video frame and, after the face detection process, identifying the detected one or more faces in the video frame.
Tcl Research America Inc.

Detection characteristic patterns of han xin codes

The invention provides a detection method and system for characteristic patterns of han xin codes. The detection method comprises the steps: binarizing a received two-dimensional code image, scanning the two-dimensional code image line-by-line and column-by-column so as to search out the four vertexes of a han xin code region, connecting every two vertexes of the four vertexes so as to form the four boundaries and two diagonal lines of the han xin code region, searching out four characteristic line segments starting from the vertexes and having the continuous binarization values 1, 0, 1, 0, 1 from the two diagonal lines and also searching out the end points of the characteristic line segments, and calculating the boundaries and the data bit width of position detection patterns of the han xin code according to the start points and the end points of the characteristic line segments..
Fujian Landi Commercial Equipment Co., Ltd.

Secure computation environment

A container corresponding to executable code may be received. In response to receiving the container, a container manager resident in a memory of a computation environment may be executed to verify the container.
Cryptography Research, Inc.

Method of executing a security-relevant application, computer system, and arrangement

A method of executing a security-relevant application on a computer system in a secured environment includes establishing a data network connection via an internal network of the secured environment between the computer system and a server arranged in the secured environment; searching, by the computer system, for at least one predetermined file on the server after the data network connection has been established; verifying, by the computer system, a signature of the at least one predetermined file, if the at least one predetermined file has been found; executing, by the computer system, the at least one predetermined file if the verification of the signature was successful, wherein a system file is modified through the execution of the at least one predetermined file; and starting the security-relevant application after the at least one predetermined file has been successfully executed.. .
Fujitsu Technology Solutions Intellectual Property Gmbh

Method and system for interoperable identity and interoperable credentials

Method, system, and programs for interoperable identity and interoperable credentials. In one example, an authentication request is received that originated from an online user in connection with an application having a first loa.
Drfirst.com, Inc.

System and improved estimation of functional potential of genomes and metagenomes

A system and method for estimation of functional potential of pathways in genomes/meta-genomes is provided. Initially seed modules are identified and a multi-dimensional tag map is created.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Predicting suicidality using a combined genomic and clinical risk assessment

Biomarkers and methods for screening expression levels of the biomarkers for predicting suicidality (referred herein to suicidal ideation and actions, future hospitalizations and suicide completion) are disclosed. Also disclosed are quantitative questionnaires and mobile applications for assessing affective state and for assessing socio-demographic and psychological suicide risk factors, and their use to compute scores that can predict suicidality.
Indiana University Research & Technology Corporation

Semiconductor device and fabricating the same

A semiconductor device includes a fin, first to fourth gate electrodes, first and second storage devices, first and second search terminals, and first and second dummy search terminals. The fin extend in a first direction.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Interactive method and apparatus based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides an interactive method and an interactive apparatus based on deep question and answer. The interactive method includes: receiving a query; extracting a logic tag of the query, extracting a keyword of the query, and acquiring a search result corresponding to the logic tag and the keyword based on a logical structure data table; and displaying the search result..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co. Ltd.

Method and displaying search result based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for displaying a search result based on deep question and answer. The method includes: receiving a query, in which the query is an entity recommendation query; acquiring aggregation results corresponding to the query, in which the aggregation results include entity answers and related information thereof, and the aggregation results are acquired by aggregating webpage texts comprising the entity answers respectively; and displaying the aggregation results..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Predictive content delivery

A method and related hardware for improved search engine results delivered to multiple devices associated with a same user is provided. The multiple devices may each have a user profile associated therewith and the search results delivered may be based on the user profile..
Seven Networks, Llc

Answer searching based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides an answer searching method and device based on deep question and answer. The method includes: receiving a query statement; obtaining webpages containing candidate answers by searching according to the query statement; obtaining a first candidate answer, a second candidate answer and a third candidate answer based on a webpage analysis method, a deep learning method and a template matching method respectively; determining a final answer according to the first candidate answer, the second candidate answer and the third candidate answer; and displaying the final answer..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Name hierarchies for mapping public names to resources

A resource set comprising a set of resources may be provided to the public. It may be desirable to associate with the resources a set of public names, such as friendly urls that may be more memorable, may indicate to users the type of resource so named, and may promote indexing of the resources by search engines.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Personal content item searching system and method

Enable using a user computer to search the user's personal content items hosted by an online content management service, the online content management service having an indexer computer configured to generate a base index of the user's content items hosted by the service, a base index server computer configured to transmit the generated base index over a network to the user computer, an index mutation generator computer configured to generate index mutations for subsequent changes to user's hosted content items, and an index mutation sever computer configured to transmit the generated index mutations over the network to the user computer. In one aspect, the system and method enable searches of the user's hosted content items and changes thereto to be conducted at the user computer using an index local to the user computer constructed based on the base index and the index mutations received by the user computer..
Dropbox, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating search results using application-specific rule sets

A method includes receiving a search query containing one or more query terms from a remote device and determining one or more query parses based on the search query and a knowledge base. Each query parse indicates one or more entity types, wherein each entity type corresponds to a query term or a combination of query terms contained in the search query.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Search method, apparatus, and electronic device

A method of searching content is provided. The method includes receiving, in a social media messaging program, a search request including one or more search terms from a user of a client device.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

System and method to model recognition statistics of data objects in a business database

A method and system are provided for analyzing content and social media to calculate a likelihood of a data objects being recognized by a user, particularly data objects related to business services, such as projects and company names. The system may model recognizability in absolute and personalized terms.
0934781 Bc Ltd

System and contact information integration with search results

A system for contact information integration with search results, comprising a queue manager; an enterprise communications system; and a search engine. Upon receipt of search query from a user, the search engine submits a request to the queue manager.
Virtual Hold Technology, Llc

Method and system for entering search queries

Method and apparatus for entering search queries are disclosed. The method includes presenting a web page, wherein the web page includes at least a story and a thumbnail image associated with the story, dragging the thumbnail image to a search box on the web page, releasing the thumbnail image to the search box, and populating the search box with keywords associated with the thumbnail image..
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Systems and methods for providing media content over an electronic network

A facility for processing a search query is described. The facility identifies one or more items that satisfy the query, at least one of which is a media sequence.
Oath Inc.

Method and recognizing wifi names of points of interest

The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for recognizing a wifi name of a point of interest, the method comprises respectively performing the following processing for each point of interest to be processed: searching for information in a search engine according to a name of the point of interest; determining a wifi name of the point of interest by analyzing the search results. The solutions of the present disclosure can be employed to save manpower and material resources and exhibit broad applicability..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd

Organization of database search results

Example embodiments relate to indicating results that overlap between multiple sets of search results.. .
Palantir Technologies Inc.

System and varying verbosity of response in a group communication using artificial intelligence

Efficient use of channel bandwidth response, response timing, along with the ability to acquire the most accurate and up to date response are provided for management of virtual assistant search queries within a communication system (100). Improved management is obtained using an artificial intelligence (ai) server (104) controlling response activity to a query communication device (102) by incorporating one or more of: adjusting verbosity of responses (158), redirecting queries from the ai server to alternate resources (412), and/or prioritizing of a response (506) based on wait time..
Motorola Solutions, Inc

System and mathematics ontology extraction and research

A method of extracting mathematical concepts from mathematical exercise representations includes the steps of accessing at least one document including a plurality of mathematical exercise representations, wherein each mathematical exercise representation comprises one or more algorithmic, linguistic, geometric, and graphic mathematical exercise representations; extracting each mathematical exercise representation to identify one or more mathematical concepts; identifying a relationship between a first mathematical concept and a second mathematical concept to identify a plurality of concept groups; populate an optimization table to associate at least one of the mathematical concepts and concept groups with one or more of the plurality of mathematical exercise representations; and optimize the optimization table to remove redundancies.. .
Valuecorp Pacific, Inc

Search for asking type query based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides a search method and a search device for asking type query based on deep question and answer. The method includes: extending an asking type query, to obtain an extended query semantically related to the asking type query; performing a search according to the extended query, to obtain pages matching the extended query; performing a feature analysis on each of paragraphs in the pages, to obtain a score of each of the paragraphs; and selecting a target paragraph as a search result from the paragraphs according to the score..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Event-related media management system

An event-related media management system contextualizes media content. The event-related media management system associates media content with contextual event-related data to associate the media content with the events and information about the events.
Uberfan, Llc

Methods and systems for searching

This invention relates to methods and systems for searching. It is particularly applicable to methods of searching which enable efficient identification of compatible portfolios.
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

Automatically executing tasks and configuring access control lists in a data transformation system

A computer-implemented system or process is programmed or configured to use a configuration file to specify one or more tasks to apply to raw ingested data. A task may be a sequence of instructions programmed or configured to format raw ingested data into a dataset in a csv format.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Systems and methods for intelligent prospect identification using online resources and neural network processing to classify organizations based on published materials

In an illustrative embodiment, methods and systems for identifying prospective new clients based upon review of current clients include accessing a book of business of a user of a transactional platform to identify current clients, identifying, key terms relevant to each of the clients, automatically performing internet searches, each search using different groupings of the key terms, automatically deriving from web sites of the search results information regarding a number of prospects, and presenting prospect information to the user. The key terms may be identified through performing web searches and web scraping of online information related to the current clients.
Aon Global Operations Ltd (singapore Branch)

System and methods of proactively searching and continuously monitoring content from a plurality of data sources

A method for monitoring content from a plurality of data sources includes performing an initial search for the content by receiving a keyword to be used in searching for the content from the data sources, searching the plurality of data source for the content associated with the keywords, preventing an action to be performed on the one or more relevant content identified to be associated with the keyword, and notifying one or more users regarding the relevant content that is be associated with the keywords. After performing the initial search for the content, the method may continuously monitor the plurality of data sources to determine if the data sources generate new content that is associated with the keywords and preventing an action to be performed on the new content determined to be associated with the keyword..
Lexmark International Technology, Sarl

Meta-join and meta-group-by indexes for big data

Embodiments of the invention improve over conventional or routine technologies by generating a separate data structure or organization, other than those temporary search files that are typically used, that facilitates the processing of the datasets. In one embodiment, instead of using sorted temp files or running sorting algorithms, a meta-join and/or meta-group-by indexes may be generated or created that provide a quick access to the records in the datasets.
Cadreon Llc

Data search method, data search device, and data search program

A data search device includes a prediction unit that predicts a resource amount to be used in query processing scheduled to be executed, using a relationship between query processing executed in a past and a resource amount used in the query processing, and a change unit that changes an upper limit value of a resource amount usable in query processing to the predicted resource amount to be used in the query processing scheduled to be executed for which execution has been permitted.. .
Nec Corporation

Expression update validation

Technologies are provided for validating expression updates. A change to an editable expression can be detected by a client computing device and an expression update describing the detected change can be transmitted to an application server over a bidirectional communication channel.
Sap Se

Pervasive search architecture

A pervasive search architecture that indexes personal content of a querying user and made accessible to the user by other users. A compute node of a personal content location facilitates index generation and serve of the index.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Apparatus for data loading and data loading method

An apparatus for data loading includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to, execute first acquisition of first data corresponding to a first column from a data group stored in a first storage, a data structure of the data group including columns and rows, store the first data into a second storage, and generate a first index based on the first data for searching the data group to be stored in the second storage in response to the first acquisition before completion of storing the data group into the second storage.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Method and system for remote management of virtual message for a moving object

The disclosure is related to a system and a method for remote management of a virtual message for a moving object. The system has a database that stores data of multiple moving objects and image information of every moving object.

Search supporting system, search supporting method and search supporting program

In a database, product image data is accumulated. A search portion acquires product image data having the image characteristics information that is the same as or similar to the image characteristics information that indicates the characteristics of the image of input image data from the database for the input image data.
Nikon Corporation

Searching method and apparatus

The present disclosure discloses a searching method and apparatus. A specific embodiment of the searching method comprises: receiving a search request sent by a client, the search request including a target picture; analysing the target picture to extract text information and an image characteristic; matching the text information with text information of each preset picture in a preset picture set to determine a first similarity, matching the image characteristic with an image characteristic of the preset picture in response to the first similarity greater than a first preset threshold, and determining whether the preset picture is determined as an identical picture based on matching results; and acquiring associated information of the identical picture, sending the identical picture and the associated information as a search result to the client to be displayed on the client.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Identification of a salient portion of an image

Various aspects of the subject technology relate to systems, methods, and machine-readable media for identification of a salient portion of an image. A system may receive user input identifying a search query for content from a client device.
Shutterstock, Inc.

Multi-modal image ranking using neural networks

Methods and systems are provided for ranking images against queries. A visual modality ranking of visual features of a digital image against a query is generated.
Adobe Systems Incorporate

Real estate searching system and method

A system and method for implementing a real estate digital personal assistant by receiving a digital representation of an utterance by a real estate digital personal assistant based on at least an analysis of the utterance, providing a visual representation and an audio representation of the utterance, the utterance requesting to search classifiers associated with a real estate property. The method presents visually the utterance and then searches a network and real estate data sets to identify a plurality of eligible responses, each eligible response including: at least one digital image at least one classifiers and a speech, and wherein the speech is performed by a voice of a person or a simulated person then selecting one of the eligible responses and displaying a text explanation and offering an audio explanation performed by the real estate digital personal assistant..

Method and system for maintaining and searching index records

One difficult problem is that a straightforward renaming of a directory containing a very large number of subdirectories and files requires locking and then updating, in parallel, the names of vast numbers of directory records. Another problem is that renaming a directory with a very large number of subdirectories and files may cause a mass migration of the metadata for the renamed objects due to their object names being changed.
Nexenta Systems, Inc.

Systems and methods for implementing object storage and fast metadata search using extended attributes

A method and system is provided for implementing object storage and fast metadata search using extended attributes in a portable operating system interface (posix) file system. The method and system receives data items which contain a value of an object and associates the data item with a set of attributes.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Search for asking type query based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides a search method and device for asking type query based on deep question and answer, in which the method includes: after determining that the query is an asking type query by identifying the query, searching page information matching the query from a database, performing multi-characteristic analysis on the page information according to characteristics, to obtain characteristic score of each of the characteristics, ranking the page information according to the characteristic score of each of the characteristics, and displaying ranked page information. A plurality of characteristics are used for evaluating effectiveness of the page information to answer the question raised by the query from a plurality dimensions, thus page information that can answer the question raised by the query is displayed to the user, avoiding a process for searching one by one of the user, and solving the technical problem of low search efficiency in related art..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for searching for a media asset

Systems and methods for searching for a media asset are described. In some aspects, the system includes control circuitry that receives a first search query from a user.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Contextual ranking of photos and text in search

Aspects of the disclosure relate to determining relevant content in response to a request for information. One or more computing devices may receive a query requesting information regarding a place of interest and identify a first place which satisfies the query associated with a first database and a set of displayable content associated with the first place within a second database.
Google Inc.

Visual category representation with diverse ranking

Embodiments described herein provide images representing a set of search results based on diversity between results of the search query. Images associated with a set of visually diverse items can be provided to provide a sample of items matching the search query across multiple types of categories.
A9.com, Inc.

Information input

An information input method and device are provided, which are related to the technical field of input method. The method comprises: acquiring candidates corresponding to an encoded string that is inputted, and determining a target query string from the candidates; searching the target query string, and obtaining a corresponding search result; extracting corresponding target content from the search result; and when an information-ending interface of a first chat client is detected to be triggered, using a first template provided by the first chat client to reconstruct the target content into first template information recognizable by the first chat client, and sending the first template information to a second chat client..
Beijing Sogou Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Ring network system using peripheral component interconnect express and setting method thereof

A ring network system using peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) is disclosed. The ring network system includes n pcie bridges.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Software watchpoints variables stored in registers

A method, system, and apparatus are provided for debugging a compiled computer program having one or more variables by generating variable location information for a first variable stored in a cpu register that is parsed from runtime disassembly information for the compiled computer program and used to generate a pattern to search for the first variable in the runtime disassembly information to identify a program address for the first variable that can be used to set a software program watchpoint for the first variable.. .
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Parallel partial repair of storage

A reconstruction may be divided into a set of partial operations and scheduled in parallel using a distributed protocol which overlays a reduction tree to aggregate the results. In addition, a scheduling algorithm called multiple partial parallel repair is introduced for handling concurrent failures.
Purdue Research Foundation

Hard disk array and reconstructing thereof

A method for reconstructing hard disk array is disclosed. In the method, at least one to-be-fixed hard disks among a plurality of hard disks of the hard disk array are determined.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Allocation central processing units and server using the same

An allocation method for central processing units and a server using the allocation method are provided. The allocation method includes the following steps: testing a first efficacy of a server and recording a first number of first central processing unit(s) configured to perform a first task, a second number of second central processing unit(s) configured to perform a second task and the first efficacy; determining whether the first central processing unit(s) is in a busy state; increasing the first number when the first central processing unit(s) is in the busy state; determining whether a bandwidth occupied by the first task reaches a maximum bandwidth when the first central processing unit(s) is not in the busy state; increasing the second number when the bandwidth occupied by the first task does not reach the maximum bandwidth; continuously performing the aforementioned steps..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Apparatus and modular multiplication

An apparatus and method for modular multiplication. The modular multiplication apparatus includes a first operation unit for performing a first operation based on a structure of at least one of a serial multiplier and a serial squarer-based multiplier; a second operation unit for performing a second operation based on a structure of at least one of the serial multiplier and the serial squarer-based multiplier; an adder unit for outputting the sum of results of the first operation and the second operation, inputting an intermediate value stream to the first input unit, which calculates the product of the intermediate value stream and a zeta parameter, and outputting a high-order term as a result of montgomery modular multiplication, wherein the first and second operation units output a result in digit-serial format in order from the least significant digit to the most significant digit..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Multipattern regular expression search systems and methods therefor

This disclosure relates generally to a tool, system, and method for searching input data. The system may include a pattern input module, configured to receive regular expression patterns of symbols.
Stroz Friedberg, Llc

Driving device and driving method

The present disclosure provides a driving device for driving a sensing device having a plurality of driving electrodes and a plurality of sensing electrodes. The driving device includes a signal processing circuit and a readout circuit.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for user interface of foldable display apparatus

A method for a user interface of a foldable display apparatus. Detect a device status of the foldable display apparatus, and read at least one touch point report data.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Control device and control method

A control device includes a main body, a sensing module and a processing module. The sensing module is disposed on the main body.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Moving and searching mobile robot for following human

A human-following robot for searching a following target when failing to track the following target includes a location estimating module configured to estimate a location of the following target based on map information and trajectory information, a search range setting module configured to set a search range of the following target based on the estimated location information and human walking pattern information, and tracking module configured to track the following target after moving to the search range. Since the robot estimates a location of a missed following target and the moves to the estimated location by utilizing map information and human walking pattern information including walking pattern data of persons in a surrounding environment, which is accumulated during a predetermined period, the following target may be detected again..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Retrieval system and retrieval method

Information representing an operating state of each of a plurality of robots, etc. Operating under different operation conditions are retrieved and outputted.
Fanuc Corporation

Control device

This control device is configured to, based on a premise that an operating condition of a plant is a specific operating condition that is defined in advance, search for a virtual current value of a controlled variable for ensuring that a specific state quantity does not conflict with a constraint in the future using a prediction model, set the virtual current value which was found by the search to a target value of the controlled variable, and determine a manipulated variable of the plant so that an actual current value of the controlled variable approaches the target value. Due to this configuration, even if the operating condition of the plant suddenly changes to the specific operating condition, the controlled variable of the plant can be adjusted in advance so that the specific state quantity in the specific operating condition does not conflict with the constraint..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Smart watch winding device

Watch winding device, with a motor driving a winding operation, means for acoustic measurement of the oscillator of a watch in the winding position, control means analysing the signals transmitted by the measuring means and comparing them to desired values that can be parameterized to regulate the operation of the motor by starting this motor when the operating amplitude of the oscillator is less than a minimum value, and by stopping this motor when the working amplitude is higher than a maximum value, these acoustic measuring means are fixed in a base behind an sensing opening of the acoustic sensor means, the device includes an acoustic duct which places a receiving port, located inside a chamber for housing a watch, in communication with a transmitting port movable by the motor facing this sensing opening.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Timepiece comprising a day/night display that takes account of seasonal variations

A timepiece includes a timepiece movement, a calendar mechanism and a mechanism for indicating the sunrise and sunset that take account of seasonal variations. The calendar mechanism includes a date display and a month display.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Timepiece assembly comprising a mechanical oscillator associated with a regulating device

The timepiece assembly comprises a mechanical movement equipped with a mechanical oscillator, formed by a resonator of the balance-hairspring type, and a device for regulating the oscillation frequency thereof using an auxiliary oscillator equipped with a quartz resonator. The regulating device comprises a sensor, suitable for detecting the passage of the resonator via the neutral position thereof, a measuring device suitable for measuring, on the basis of position signals supplied by the sensor, a time drift of the mechanical oscillator relative to the auxiliary oscillator, and a device for applying to the resonator mechanical braking pulses when a certain time drift is observed.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Mother-of-pearl substrate coated with a yellow layer

Method for coloured coating on a watchmaking or jewellery external part component, comprising at least one visible surface prepared in advance on a substrate, this method comprising a step of vacuum-deposition of at least one main layer of titanium and silicon nitride (ti, sik)nx or of titanium and silicon nitride doped with oxygen (ti, sik)nxoy.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Timepiece comprising a day/night display that takes account of seasonal variations

A timepiece movement, a calendar mechanism and device for indicating the sunrise and sunset that takes account of seasonal variations. The simple calendar mechanism includes a display mechanism for displaying the date and a display mechanism for displaying the month.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Lidar sensor device

A light detection and ranging (lidar) sensor device includes a transmitter that transmits a laser beam including laser beam identification information corresponding to each transmission direction while changing a transmission direction, a receiver that receives a reflected beam returning after the laser beam is reflected by an object, and a signal processor that identifies a transmission direction of a laser beam corresponding to the reflected beam based on laser beam identification information included in the received reflected beam.. .
Research Cooperation Foundation Of Yeungnam University

Method for preparation of highly polarized nuclear spins containing samples and uses thereof for nmr and mri

A method for the preparation of a highly polarized nuclear spins containing sample of an organic or inorganic material, containing h or oh groups or adsorbed water molecules. Such highly polarized nuclear spins containing samples can be subjected to nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) measurement and/or can be thawed and immediately administered to an individual undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) scan.
Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.

Rapid concentration, recovery and detection of pathogens in food samples

Methods for rapidly concentrating a food sample for efficient detection of bacteria are disclosed. A microfiltration approach followed by centrifugation was used to concentrate the cells with an enzyme (e.g., a protease) added at the beginning of the process to facilitate more efficient micro-filtering.
Purdue Research Foundation

Biochemical sensing using microbubbles on a chip using whispering gallery mode resonance

A sensing and analysis system on a chip for sensing and analyzing chemical or biological analytes includes a chromatography column having an inlet and an outlet formed on the chip for temporal separation of components of analytes and at least one whispering gallery mode (wgm) optical resonator for sensing of the components. The chromatography column is formed on a first wafer layer.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Detecting device and method thereof

A detecting device includes a first coil, a third coil, a second coil, and a fourth coil. The first coil generates a first magnetic field on a to-be-measured object.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Multiple wavelength optical system

A multiple wavelength optical system includes plural solid state light sources, an optical diffuser, a lens assembly, and at least one photodetector. The solid state light sources have different wavelength ranges respectively.
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Soundness determination device, soundness determination method, and soundness determination program

A search unit acquires a type of damage and a degree of damage for each member position obtained in a damage information extraction process of a damage information extraction device. The search unit collates building structure information of a building structure information db, the degree of damage corresponding to the type of damage for each member position analyzed by an inspection data analysis unit, and use environment history information of a use environment history information db with soundness information of a soundness db and searches for soundness of a building similar thereto.
Fujifilm Corporation

Nonlinear mass sensors based on electronic feedback and methods of using the same

A device and method for sensing including a sensor having a functional surface layer located to interact with a material to be sensed, the sensor having an output that produces a signal responsive one or more of inertia, stiffness, acceleration, pressure, radiation, chemical compounds, and biological compounds; and further including electronics including: an input coupled to the sensor to receive a first signal therefrom; and a non-linearity provider that applies one or more non-linear operations to the input signal to generate a non-linear second signal.. .
Purdue Research Foundation

Latent and sensible cooling membrane heat pump

A membrane-based assembly and process for cooling and/or de-vaporizing a gas. The assembly and process can provide sensible cooling and/or dehumidification of air, and can be contained within a single, integrated apparatus..
The Research Foundation For The State University O F New York

Reducer module with real-time torque sensing

A reducer module with real-time torque sensing includes two harmonic reducers that are installed in opposite directions in a casing and located in front of and behind a ring, respectively; and a plurality of torque sensors mounted on ribs of the ring for measuring a torque value. The ring's inner circle, the front harmonic reducer, and the rear harmonic reducer are centrally bored to form a channel, through which wires of the torque sensors go out the reducer module and are prevented from torsion and stretch during operation of the reducer module..
Precision Machinery Research & Development Center

Device for producing hydrogen by reforming reaction and waste heat

A hydrogen producing device is mounted at an exhaust gas port of a vehicle to receive exhaust gas and waste heat as a heat source necessary for a reforming reaction with a catalyst member in a reaction chamber. The hydrogen producing device includes a heating chamber in which the reaction chamber is received, a fuel introducing tube disposed to introduce fuel to the reaction chamber, an air introducing tube disposed in the heating chamber to exchange heat with a reaction air thereinto and introducing the reaction air into the reaction chamber for the reforming reaction, and a product discharging tube disposed to discharge a hydrogen-rich synthesis gas generated in the reaction chamber..
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Degradable scaffolding for electrospinning

Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward apparatuses, systems and methods that include a porous coating on a medical device. The porous coating may be formed by forming a scaffold along an exterior surface of the medical device to support the porous coating during application thereof and electrospinning a polymer to apply the porous coating on the scaffold..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Method for cleaning aluminum or aluminum alloy surfaces

A method for cleaning a surface of an aluminum or aluminum alloy body of coatings, contaminants, dirt, or the like by immersing the surface in a basic aqueous electrolyte containing carbonate ions, connecting the body directly to the negative terminal of a dc current source and flowing dc current through the body. After a time, the flow of dc current is stopped and the surface is removed from the electrolyte.
H&h Research & Development, Llc

Nickel titanium alloys, methods of manufacture thereof and article comprising the same

Disclosed herein is a shape memory alloy comprising 45 to 50 atomic percent nickel; and 1 to 30 atomic percent of at least one metalloid selected from the group consisting of germanium, antimony, zinc, gallium, tin, and a combination of one or more of the foregoing metalloids, with the remainder being titanium. The shape memory alloy may further contain aluminum.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Bifidobacterium longum cbt bg7 strain for promotion of growth and nutraceutical composition for promotion of growth containing the same

The present invention a bifidobacterium longum cbt bg7 bifidobacterium, which has an excellent growth promoting effect and was internationally deposited with the korean collection for type culture (kctc) of the korea research institute of bioscience and biotechnology under accession number kctc 12200bp. The strain of the present invention has a beneficial effect of promoting growth by promoting the digestion of human milk oligosaccharides to enhance immunity together with physical strength..
Cell Biotech Co., Ltd.

Histone modification agents for cancer treatment

Described herein are methods of cancer diagnosis through monitoring the presence and activity of the kansl1 gene, and particularly the effects of kansl1 overexpression on specific histone acetylation. Cancer treatment with histone acetyltransferase inhibitors and deacetylase agents is also described..
Mor Research Applications Ltd.

Methods for fast nucleic acid amplification

Methods, devices, and kits are provided for performing pcr in <20 seconds per cycle, with improved efficiency and yield.. .
University Of Utah Research Foundation

Fagopyritol synthase genes and uses thereof

The present invention relates to an isolated dna molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described.
Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.

Method of pretreating lignocellulose using solvent with little water footprint

Lignocellulose is pretreated using solvent with little water footprint. Both a solvent and water are used for saccharification and separating the components of lignocellulose.
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.

Methods and means for obtaining modified phenotypes

Methods and means are provided for reducing the phenotypic expression of a nucleic acid of interest in eukaryotic cells by providing aberrant, preferably unpolyadenylated, target-specific rna to the nucleus of the host cell. Preferably, the unpolyadenylated, target-specific rna is provided by transcription of a chimeric gene comprising a promoter and a dna region encoding the target-specific rna..
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Rna hydrogels

Disclosed herein are rna molecules with particular nucleotide sequences that, through watson-crick base pairing, enable the rnas to form a hydrogel.. .
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Molecular cloning and expression of cdna encoding o-methyltransferase isolated from mangifera indica

The present invention relates to the cloning and expression of cdna encoding o-methyl transferase for catalyzing the synthesis of vital volatile flavor compounds such as mesifuran and vanillin, thereby playing a significant role in flavor biochemistry of mango. The present invention also provide a process for the preparation of volatile compounds by mesifuran, ferulic acid, guaiacol and vanillin, specifically mesifuran and vanillin using cdna sequence..
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Culture medium for generating microglia from pluripotent stem cells and related methods

Described herein are cell culture media useful for the differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into microglia. The methods described herein relate to in vitro generation of expandable, bankable, microglial cells by directed differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells (induced or embryonic).
Whitehead Institute For Biomedical Research

Aircraft turbine oil base stock and making

Provided is a polyol ester base stock composition with reduced odor and volatility. The polyol ester back stock composition does not include c5 acid.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Renewable biomass derived carbon material for metallurgical processes and making the same

A method for the production of a carbon material entirely from raw biomass feedstock for use in connection with a metallurgical production and refining process such as the production of steel, aluminum or silicon. The carbon material has a carbon content of greater than 50% by volume of non-volatile, high purity fixed elemental carbon and includes physical properties such as coking strength, conductivity, density, porosity, surface area and particle size which may be individually modified to meet the requirements of a specific metallurgical application..
Carbon Research & Development, Co.

Dry cooling system using thermally induced vapor polymerization

A system and method for providing dry cooling of a source liquid, having a plurality of heat exchangers which depolymerize and polymerize a polymer. Specifically, the depolymerization process is endothermic and draws heat from a source liquid in a first heat exchanger, and the polymerization process is exothermic and expels heat from a second heat exchanger.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Costimulatory b7-h1 in renal cell carcinoma patients: indicator of tumor aggressiveness and potential therapeutic target

The invention features methods of diagnosis by assessing b7-h1 expression in a tissue from a subject that has, or is suspected of having, cancer, methods of treatment with agents that interfere with b7-h1-receptor interaction, methods of selecting candidate subjects likely to benefit from cancer immunotherapy, and methods of inhibiting expression of b7-h1.. .
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Proteins comprising a mutated lair-1 fragment and uses thereof

The present invention provides a protein comprising a mutated lair-1 fragment, which broadly binds to erythrocytes infected with plasmodium falciparum. The protein comprising the mutated lair-1 fragment may be useful in the prevention and/or treatment of malaria.
Institute For Research In Biomedicine

Endostatin fragments and variants for use in treating fibrosis

Materials and methods for using polypeptides containing fragments and variants of endostatin to treat fibrosis are described herein.. .
Musc Foundation For Research Development

Stat3 dimerization inhibitors

The subject matter disclosed herein relates to compositions and methods of making and using the compositions. In a further aspect, the subject matter disclosed herein relates to inhibitors of stat3 dimerization.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center And Research Institute Inc.

Substituted 2-(4-heterocyclylbenzyl)isoindolin-1-one analogs as positive allosteric modulators of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor m1

In one aspect, the invention relates to substituted 2-(4-heterocyclylbenzyl)isoindolin-1-one analogs compounds, derivatives thereof, and related compounds, which are useful as positive allosteric modulators of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor m1 (machr m1); synthesis methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds; and methods of treating neurological and psychiatric disorders associated with muscarinic acetylcholine receptor dysfunction using the compounds and compositions. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..
Vanderbilt University

Inhibitors of lysine specific demethylase-1

The present invention relates generally to compositions and methods for treating cancer and neoplastic disease. Provided herein are substituted heterocyclic derivative compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said compounds.
Celgene Quanticel Research, Inc.

Selective aerobic oxidation of dimethylbiphenyls

A process for selective oxidation of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) to form methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s), which can be esterified to form plasticizers, comprising contacting a solution of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) in acetic acid in the presence of an oxidation catalyst and air under time and temperature conditions sufficient to oxidize the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) into one or more methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s) products, conducting at least one of (i) adding an antisolvent, or (ii) optimizing a total conversion of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) by oxidation based upon a molar ratio of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl isomers, or (iii) precipitating the methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s) products by lowering the temperature, or (iv) decreasing the oxidation reaction temperature to enhance conversion of aldehydes over methyl functional groups, so as to limit over-oxidation of the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s), wherein the oxidation reaction is conducted in the absence of bromide-containing catalysts.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Selective aerobic oxidation of dimethylbiphenyls

A process for selective oxidation of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl to form methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s), comprising contacting a solution of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl in acetic acid solvent in the presence of a co(ii) acetate catalyst and air, and optionally adding a co-solvent, or adding sodium or potassium acetate, and oxidizing the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl under time and temperature conditions sufficient to form one or more methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s). The mono-carboxylic acids are advantageously isolated and esterified to form biphenyl mono-esters for use as plasticizers..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Atropisomers and methods of altering enantiomeric excess

Provided herein are methods of altering enantiomeric excess. The methods may include irradiating an atropisomer that includes at least one chiral substituent to alter the enantiomeric excess of the atropisomer.
Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Solid carbon source, bioreactor having the same and wastewater treatment using the same

The present disclosure provides a solid carbon source, including: a plurality of bar-shaped units, each of the bar-shaped units having at least one turning portion which constitutes a position limiting region; and a plurality of gaps formed between any two of the bar-shaped units for a gas or liquid passage, wherein at least one of the bar-shaped units is disposed in the position limiting region of adjacent bar-shaped units, such that the plurality of bar-shaped units are integrated to a frame structure, and each of the bar-shaped units is formed by a composite material having a density of more than 0.9 g/cm3. A bioreactor having the same and a method for wastewater treatment using the same are also provided..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Manufacturing silicon carbide and silicon carbide manufactured using the same

A method of preparing silicon carbide according to the present invention includes reacting a silicon-containing compound with carbon dioxide, wherein a reducing agent is optionally used.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Method and device for detecting cellular targets in bodily sources using carbon nanotube thin film

A device and method detect cellular targets in a bodily source by utilizing a biofunctional pad comprised of a thin film of carbon nanotubes (cnt's). When antibodies are absorbed by the cnt's, cellular targets having markers matching the antibodies may be detected in a bodily source placed upon the biofunctional pad by measuring the conductivity of the thin film using conductive contacts electrically coupled to the thin film, as the binding of the receptors in the cellular targets to the antibodies changes the free energy in the thin film.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Unfolding propellor unit type unmanned aerial vehicle

The present invention discloses an unfolding propeller unit type unmanned aerial vehicle including a body unit, a plurality of propeller units in which propellers are installed, a locking unit configured to lock the propeller units so that a state in which the propeller units are overlapping on the body unit is maintained, and propeller unit unfolders, each configured to connect each of the propeller units to the body unit, and unfold the propeller unit from the body unit so the propeller units are positioned around the body unit when locking of the locking unit is released.. .
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Quick rescue survival kit

Accordingly, there remains a need for an emergency visual search and quick-rescue aid unit that is also inflatable for rescue operations where it is easy to use and inflate if needed. It will include a compact, lightweight carrying case for easy transport, is readily accessible to anyone in time of need, and can be easily stored in a variety of places..

Automatic vehicle parking assistance correcting system with instant environmental detection and correcting method thereof

An automatic vehicle parking assistance correcting system with instant environmental detection for detecting at least one surrounding vehicle and immediately correcting a driving vehicle includes a vehicle sensor, a plurality of distance sensors and an electronic control unit. The vehicle sensor detects a vehicle parameter data of the driving vehicle and outputs the vehicle parameter data.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Contact system

A contact system employs a swing link (1) to drive set of movable contacts (5) to engage with a left or right set of contacts (24, 25) respectively on two sides thereof, so as to achieve indication of a separate or closure position. Particularly, a drive shaft (2) along with an operating plate (3) and a snap plate (4) on the drive shaft (2) are driven by the swing link (1) to change a motion trajectory of a roller (10) on a movable contact shaft (12), aided by action of a snap-action claw (11) and a tension spring (9), thereby achieving, quick action of set of movable contacts (5), and realizing a contact with or disconnection from set of fixed contacts (6) to achieve indication of the separation or in closure position.
Xi'an National Railway Equipment Research Of Signal & Communication Co., Ltd

System for detecting lane line of road and method thereof

A system for detecting a lane line of a road and a method thereof is disclosed. An image-retrieving device retrieves an image in front of a vehicle to generate a picture, and transmits the picture to a processing device.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Charging station and charging station module

A charging station is provided herein for being adapted to bear an unmanned vehicle. The charging station includes a platform and a charging mechanism.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Laser processing device and laser processing method

A laser process device includes a processing machinery for processing a workpiece, a laser source for emitting a laser beam to the workpiece and a modulating lens group. The modulating lens group can selectively modulate the laser beam for laser processing the workpiece respectively, like pre-heating, forming process or post treatment, so the modulating lens group can improve process efficiency of the processing machinery..
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Compound particles and product manufactured therefrom

A compound particle and a product manufactured from the compound particles are provided to solve a problem of a rough surface of a product made by additive manufacturing technology. The compound particle has a metal core and a ceramic shell wrapping the metal core.
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Surface texture design for stable solid-air-liquid composite interfaces and methods of making

Described herein is an integrated approach towards design of surfaces for stable wettability regimes with various liquids. The approach comprises a designing component used to calculate stable thermodynamic configurations associated with different wettability states, and an experimental component that allows for manufacturing of different surfaces with re-entrant texture features as calculated by the modeling approach..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Functionalized surfaces for multiphase wettability

Described herein are methods of manipulating/tailoring wettability of liquids on physically/chemically modified surfaces under multiphase conditions (i.e. >1 liquid contacting surface).
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Systems and methods of electron beam induced processing

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods and systems for making structures using an electrospray system while under vacuum. In particular, embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods and systems for ultra-fast growth of high aspect ratio nano/meso/micro-structures with three dimensional topological complexity and control of phase and composition of the structure formed..
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Methods of synthesizing nano-sized tungsten particles by sol-gel process and preparing light oil from extra-heavy oil using the synthesized nano-sized tungsten particles

Disclosed is a method of synthesizing nano-sized tungsten-silica core-shell particles by a silica-based sol-gel process. According to the method, tungsten-silica nanoparticles are very easy to synthesize by a simple process at ambient pressure and temperature.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Membrane surface hydrophobicity through electro-hydrodynamic film patterning

A roll-to-roll system for forming a hydrophobic polymer membrane surface includes a heated carrier belt, a repository of polymer material arranged to deposit the polymer material onto the carrier to create a heated polymer, an electrode belt positioned opposite the carrier belt, an electric field generator positioned to generate an electric field between the carrier belt and the electrode belt and to infuse a pattern into the heated polymer to form a patterned polymer film, and a solvent bath to rinse the patterned polymer film. A method of creating a hydrophobic polymer membrane surface includes depositing a polymer material onto a heated carrier, using the carrier, transporting the polymer material past an electrode that acts as an electric field generator, generating an electric field adjacent the carrier, using the electric field to infuse a pattern into the polymer membrane surface, and setting the pattern into the polymer membrane surface..
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Separation of co2 from gas mixtures

Processes for separating carbon dioxide from a gas mixture that comprises co2 and n2 that are based upon formation of gas hydrates, and systems useful for implementing such processes, are disclosed.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Separation of methane from gas mixtures

Processes for separating methane from a gas mixture that comprises methane and c2 gas, including c2+ gas, and other gases, including co2 and h2s, that are based upon formation of gas hydrates, and systems useful for implementing such processes, are disclosed.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Columns for isolation, detection and use of biological cells

This invention relates to devices and methods for purifying, detecting and using biological cells. A variety of cell types including viable tumor, stem, immune and sperm cells can be purified from a complex biological sample using a column, including a pipette tip column.

Body motion analysis system, portable device and body motion analysis method

A body motion analysis system is provided. The body motion analysis system includes a pressure sensing plate, a data transmission device, and a data processing device.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

System and intracochlear and vestibular magnetic stimulation

The disclosure relates to implant systems and methods for stimulation of the cochlea, auditory nerve, and/or vestibular system using an intra-cochlear magnetic stimulation electrode array that uses targeted magnetic stimulation to induce neural activation without the need for mechanical transduction. The magnetic field produced by the array stimulates portions of the cochlea or provides signals to the vestibular system..
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Neurostimulators and stimulation systems

In accordance with the present invention, various embodiments of neurostimulators and stimulation systems are disclosed that provide different shapes and patterns of stimulus pulses and trains of pulses with fixed and no fixed frequencies. The neurostimulator can be configured to provide high frequency stimulation and also be implantable in the head or neck regions in order to stimulate nerves and nerve ganglions in the head and neck regions and also stimulate the brain..
The Alfred E. Mann Foundation For Scientific Research

Vaporizing devices and related methods for controlling an amount of substance being vaporized for consumption by a user

Vaporizing devices and related methods for controlling an amount of substance being vaporized for consumption by a user are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a vaporizing device includes a casing configured to hold a substance for vaporizing.
S.e. Research And Design Llc

Radio frequency treatment to phytosanitize wood packaging materials used in international shipping

A method for treating wood packaging materials using radio frequency heating includes the steps of heating wood packaging materials using rf heating and applying a pressure before the heating or incrementally applying a pressure during the heating until a temperature of the wood packaging materials reaches at least 60° c. And that temperature is maintained for at least 1 minute..
The Penn State Research Foundation

Hydrophilic particles, producing the same, and contrast agent utilizing same

Provided are a hydrophilic particle, a method for manufacturing the same, and a contrasting agent using the same. More specifically, the hydrophilic particle according to the inventive concept may include a hydrophobic particle, and an amphiphilic organic dye directly absorbed on a surface of the hydrophobic particle.
Korea Research Institute Of Chemical Technology

Novel rhodol fluorophores for near-infrared imaging

The present disclosure encompasses embodiments of a novel near-infrared-emitting molecular fluorophore and probes incorporating said fluorophore advantageous for in vitro and in vivo research studies. The fluorophore is robust, photostable, and possesses functionalities for easy bioorthogonal conjugation (e.g., click chemistry, hydrazone formation, diels alder, staudinger ligation, etc.).
The Curators Of The University Of Missouri

Charge-balanced imaging agents

The present invention relates to compositions for and methods of optically imaging tissues or cells using imaging agents having desirable in vivo properties that result in improved signal-to-background ratio.. .
Georgia State University Research Foundation Inc.

Involucrin-driven retroviral expression cassettes encoding human immunodeficiency virus envelope glycoproteins

The present invention provides for novel compositions and methods for delivering genes of interest to stem cells using vectors that contain differentiation-specific transcriptional regulatory elements. For example, stem cells in the internal epithelia could be transfected with a vaccine construct, which has an epithelial cell differentiation-specific promoter driving the expression of viral envelope proteins.
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Immunogenic compositions against tuberculosis

Methods of preparing mutants of mycobacterium tuberculosis with one or more disrupted genes are presented, where the disrupted genes include ctpv, rv0990c, rv0971c, and/or rv0348. Compositions containing mutants with attenuated virulence and pathogenesis, which are capable of stimulation of an immune response against tuberculosis, are described.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Traditional chinese medicine composition for promotion of browning of white adipocytes, preparation method and use thereof

A traditional chinese medicine composition for promotion of browning of white adipocytes, as well as a preparation method and use thereof are provided. The traditional chinese medicine composition of the present invention is made of fructus hippophae, piper nigrum and radix glycyrrhizae.
Infinitus (china) Company Ltd.

Traditional chinese medicine composition for promotion of browning of white adipocytes, preparation method and use thereof

A traditional chinese medicine composition for promotion of browning of white adipocytes, as well as a preparation method and use thereof are provided. The traditional chinese medicine composition is made of radix astragali seu hedysari, piper nigrum and radix glycyrrhizae.
Infinitus (china) Company Ltd.

Compositions for the treatment of cancer and uses thereof

The invention pertains to compositions comprising inhibitors of pi3k, akt and/or mtor, one or more 4-quinolinemethanols and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient. These compositions can contain subtherapeutic amounts of each active ingredient (pi3k, akt, mtor, one or more 4-quinolinemethanols and various combinations thereof).
University Of Florida Research Foundation Incorporated

Systems and methods for performing transcranial ultrasound therapeutic and imaging procedures

Systems and methods are provided for performing transcranial diagnostic procedures using a transcranial ultrasound transducer array. The array elements are positioned and oriented such that far field regions respectively associated therewith spatially overlap within the brain of a patient.
Sunnybrook Research Institute

Implantable devices and related methods for heart failure monitoring

Implantable devices for continuously monitoring vascular lumen dimensions, in particular in the inferior vena cava (ivc) for determining heart failure status of a patient. Related therapy systems as well as monitoring and therapy methods are also disclosed.
Foundry Innovation & Research 1, Ltd.

Device based on virtual reality interactive technology and real-time monitoring technology of brain function

The present invention provides a device based on virtual reality interactive technology and real-time monitoring technology of brain function, which relates to the field of medical treatment and intelligent device. It comprises a virtual reality interactive module, a human body data collecting module, a data synchronization module, and a control module for data processing and analysis; wherein the virtual reality interactive module is responsible for providing specific virtual reality contents to induce specific emotion of a user and for collecting an interactive behavior data of the user when interacting with the virtual reality interactive module; the human body data collecting module is responsible for collecting a real-time physiological sign data of the user; the data synchronization module is responsible for synchronizing the real-time collected interactive behavior data and the real-time collected physiological sign data of the user; the control module for data processing and analysis is responsible for analysing and processing the original physiological signs data and finally obtains, in connection with big data, a health state of the brain function of the user.
South China University Of Technology

The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

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Cancer Research Technology Limited

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

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Sony Corporation

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Differential signal transmitting circuit board

A differential signal transmitting circuit board includes a substrate, at least two differential conductive elements, and at least one insulating element. The differential conductive elements are disposed in the substrate.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Switch for controlling lighting using magnetic sensing and touch sensing and method using the same

Disclosed herein are a lighting control switch using magnetic sensing and touch sensing and a method using the lighting control switch. The lighting control switch includes a magnetic sensing module for generating a magnetic sensing signal by sensing a magnetic signal that is generated in order to control a lighting device, a touch-sensing module for generating a touch-sensing signal by sensing a touch signal that is generated in order to control the lighting device, and a control unit for receiving the magnetic signal and the touch signal based on logic control in response to generation of at least one of the magnetic sensing signal and the touch-sensing signal and controlling the lighting device by generating a control signal in consideration of the magnetic signal and the touch signal..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Automatic selection of a wireless connectivity protocol for an input device

Certain embodiments include a computer-method includes searching for a receiver having an active first wireless communication protocol. When the receiver is detected, the mobile input device connects to the receiver, and when the receiver is not detected, the method includes searching for a host computer having an active second wireless communication protocol (e.g., bluetooth®) after the receiver is not detected.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Deterministic scheduling method oriented to industrial wireless wia-pa network

The present invention relates to a deterministic scheduling method oriented to an industrial wireless wia-pa network, and belongs to the technical field of industrial wireless network communication. According to the deterministic scheduling method, in middle and small scale wia-pa networks, a scheduling solution can be obtained using an optimal deterministic scheduling method based on a backtracking method by establishing a solution space tree for data stream scheduling after part or all of the solution space tree is searched, and an optimal success rate of the scheduling can be obtained; and in a large scale wia-pa network, the time margin of each time slot is calculated for each data stream using a suboptimal deterministic scheduling method based on least slack first, the scheduling is prioritized according to the time margin, and a scheduling solution can be obtained in a short time at a higher success rate.
Chongqing University Of Posts And Telecommunications

Transmission method and apparatus using shared timeslot and broadcast, and firmware update method and apparatus using the same

A network managing apparatus and a transmission method thereof are provided. The transmission method includes: broadcasting a plurality of packets using a plurality of shared timeslots shared by a plurality of network nodes for downlink communication and a base channel; determining one or more missed packets that are not received by the plurality of network nodes among the plurality of packets; determining a distributor that is to transmit the one or more missed packets and a distribution timeslot and a distribution channel for transmission of the one or more missed packets; and broadcasting transmission schedule information including information on the distributor and information on the distribution timeslot and the distribution channel using the base channel..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Terminal device, electronic device and control determining the position of searching object device

A controlling method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving a search request for a searching object device from a terminal device, broadcasting a pre-defined search signal in response to the search request, in response to a response signal being received from an external device in response to the pre-defined search signal, analyzing a pattern of the received response signal and determining whether the external device is the searching object device, and in response to the external device being determined as the searching object device, transmitting intensity information of the received response signal to the terminal device to determine a position of the external device which is determined as the searching object device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wireless communication method, device and system

Provided is a wireless communication method. At least an interfering link is selected from a plurality of wireless communication links.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Systems and methods for auto-configuring a user equipment device with content consumption material

Methods and systems are provided for auto-configuring a newly purchased user equipment (ue) device with content consumption material that is associated with a user. These methods and systems are provided by way of receiving, in response to the user having purchased the ue device, purchase information (e.g., a credit card number) and a ue device identifier (e.g., a serial number of a purchased ue device).
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Navigation system tracking high-efficiency indoor lighting fixtures

A system for identifying the location of a mobile device uses signatures of standard room lighting derived from the frequency spectrum of light fluctuations associated with driver circuitry of that lighting. Improved sensitivity (frequency and dynamic range) are provided by using a pair of dedicated photodetectors which may deduce a one-dimensional angular location of a light source by comparing the signals developed by two photodetectors having different angular sensitivities..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Providing data service options using voice recognition

Initiation of a search query is accomplished by voice direction, rather than by reading choices and texting or clicking through options. A mobile phone includes a dedicated voice query service button for generating a signal for initiating a voice enabled service session, a speaker and microphone for transducing sounds and electrical signals, a display for displaying visual information to a user, memory for storing data, a transceiver for receiving and transmitting data and a processor.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Web-based sports replay system equipped with a searchable media database of sporting events

A web-based system for replaying selected sporting events is provided. The system includes a graphical user interface (gui) which receives queries regarding sports related videos from a user and which outputs query results in response thereto; a login module which, in response to user input, uniquely identifies a user; a user interest module which identifies sporting interests of the user based on user input; a graphics content module which displays graphics content on the gui based on the sporting interests of the user; a media database containing video content from a plurality of sporting events in a plurality of sports; a search module which receives search parameters from a user, performs a search on the media database on the basis of input search parameters, and outputs search results in the form of a listing of media which meets the search parameters; and a sports module which displays a plurality of hyperlinks, each relating to a particular sport, wherein selection of one of said plurality of icons launches a sports page related to the sport associated with the selected icon, wherein said sports page contains a plurality of content categories for media in the media database related to the sport associated with the selected icon, and wherein said sports page further contains a search hyperlink which launches said search module..
Fan Unleashed, Inc.

Data associated with bookmarks to video content

Data about content of the videos is organized into threads for the videos. The threads also contain video bookmarks.
Scenera, Inc.

Apparatus and retransmitting advanced television systems committee (atsc) 3.0 digital tv broadcast

Provided are an apparatus for retransmitting an advanced television systems committee (atsc) 3.0 digital tv broadcast and methods of the same, the apparatus including a receiver configured to selectively receive at least one of an atsc 3.0 based digital broadcast signal and an atsc 3.0 based internet protocol (ip) packet input through a first network, a controller configured to generate a moving picture experts group-2 transport stream (mpeg-2 ts) packet by converting audio/video (a/v) packets and signaling information to be received at a second network based on an output signal of the receiver, and extract and provide broadcast program information for a system information (si) system of a digital broadcast headend to generate an si table related to a broadcast program converted to mpeg-2 ts, and a transmitter configured to transmit broadcast data to which the mpeg-2 ts packet is converted and the broadcast program information through the second network.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Display apparatus, content recognizing method thereof, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A display apparatus, a content recognizing method thereof, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The display apparatus includes a display, a memory configured to store information regarding a fingerprint which is generated by extracting a characteristic of a content, and a content corresponding to the fingerprint, a communication device configured to communicate with a server, and at least one processor configured to extract a characteristic of a screen of a content currently reproduced on the display and generate a fingerprint, to search presence/absence of a fingerprint matching the generated fingerprint in the memory, and, based on a result of the searching, to determine whether to transmit a query comprising the generated fingerprint to the server to request information on the currently reproduced content..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for selecting motion vector predictor and device using same

A method for selecting a motion vector predictor is provided. The method of selecting a motion vector predictor includes the steps of selecting motion vector predictor candidates for a current block and selecting a motion vector predictor of the current block out of the motion vector predictor candidates, wherein the motion vector predictor candidates for the current block include a motion vector of a first candidate block which is first searched for as an available block out of left neighboring blocks of the current block and a motion vector of a second candidate block which is first searched for as an available block out of upper neighboring blocks of the current block..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Apparatus and methods for the encoding of imaging data using imaging statistics

Methods and apparatus for the encoding of imaging data using pre-stored imaging statistics. Many extant image capture devices, including without limitation, smartphones, handheld video cameras, and other types of image capture devices, typically include, for example, auto-exposure (ae), auto-white balance (awb) and auto-focus (af) modules in an image signal processing (isp) pipeline.
Gopro, Inc.

Systems and methods of fusing multi-angle view hd images based on epipolar geometry and matrix completion

Systems and methods for image processing including a memory having stored multi-angled view images of a scene. Each multi-angled view image includes pixels, and at least one multi-angled view image includes a clouded area in the scene, resulting in missing pixels.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method and system for dynamic application management

A system (and method) for device-independent point to multipoint communication is disclosed. The system is configured to receive a message addressed to one or more destination users, the message type being, for example, short message service (sms), instant messaging (im), e-mail, web form input, or application program interface (api) function call.
Onepatont Software Limited

Video streaming stitching and transmitting method, video streaming gateway and video streaming viewer

A video streaming stitching and transmitting method, a video streaming gateway and a video streaming viewer are provided. The video streaming stitching and transmitting method includes the following steps: a plurality of video frames and a plurality of geo-topology data are provided.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Computerized automatically communicating conditional messages within a mobile application environment

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

Online cloud-based service processing system, online evaluation method and computer program product thereof

An online cloud-based service processing system, an online evaluation method and a computer program product thereof are provided. The online evaluation method includes: running at least one application service unit of the processing system; executing at least one evaluation registration procedure for at least one application service evaluation unit of the processing system in response to at least one registration request; running the at least one application service evaluation unit; dispatching at least one online service request respectively to the at least one application service unit and the at least one application service evaluation unit, and generating at least one output result corresponding to the at least one online service request; and calculating at least one ranking for each of the at least one application service evaluation unit based on output result(s) generated by the at least one application service evaluation unit among the at least one output result..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Searching for synchronization signals with a synchronization index

Methods and apparatus for initial cell search and selection using beamforming are described. An apparatus is configured with multiple receive beams and includes an antenna and a processor.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

Parallel processing of sphere decoders and other vector finding approaches using tree search

Apparatus and methods for finding a vector solution to a tree search problem are disclosed. In some embodiments, the apparatus and methods can be used for sphere decoding.
University Of Surrey

Method for transmitting channel information and wireless communication system using the same

A method for transmitting channel information, adapted to a base station, includes steps of: receiving a first uplink reference signal and a second uplink reference signal from a user device, obtaining an uplink channel estimation value according to the first uplink reference signal, and obtaining a downlink channel estimation value according to the second uplink reference signal and the uplink channel estimation value.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Communication apparatus and detecting downlink control information

Disclosed is a transmission apparatus capable of properly performing cross carrier scheduling in epdcchs. In this apparatus, when communication is performed using a plurality of component carriers (ccs), configuration section 102 configures a first search space as a candidate to which control information for a first cc is assigned and a second search space as a candidate to which control information for a second cc other than the first cc among the plurality of ccs is assigned, within a same allocation unit group among a plurality of allocation unit groups included in a data-assignable region within the first cc, and transmission section 106 transmits control information mapped to the first search space and control information mapped to the second search space..
Sun Patent Trust

Operating communication node in network supporting licensed and unlicensed bands

An operating method of a communication node in a network supporting licensed and unlicensed bands is disclosed. An operation method of a base station comprises the steps of: transmitting a pdsch to a ue in an unlicensed band; receiving an harq response to the pdsch from the ue; and determining a size of a cw on the basis of a proportion of nacks in harq responses.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and transmitting and receiving data in a mimo system

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data. A data transmission method from a sender terminal to a receiver terminal in a mimo system using a variable frequency band according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: repeatedly generating a signal field depending on a frequency band that is applied to the transmission of a data frame; generating a data field including the data; generating a data frame including the signal field and the data field; and transmitting the data frame to the receiver terminal.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Closed-loop massive mimo system architecture

A method for transmitting payload data from a base station (bs) to a user equipment (ue) via a mimo channel is provided. Channel estimation is performed first and the channel-estimation result is used for optimizing data transmission.
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technoloy Research Institute Company Limited

Duty cycle correction scheme for complementary signals

A complementary signal path may include an amplifier circuit configured to receive a pair of complementary input signals and a data alignment circuit configured to output a pair of complementary output signals in response to the pair of complementary input signals. A control circuit may detect duty cycle distortion in the pair of complementary output signals and perform a duty cycle correction process to remove the distortion.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Systems and methods for providing shunt cancellation of parasitic components in a plasma reactor

Systems and methods for negating an impedance associated with parasitic capacitance are described. One of the systems includes a plasma chamber having a housing.
Lam Research Corporation

Motor shaft system with a cooling function

A motor shaft system with a cooling function is provided, the motor shaft system has: a motor housing; a stator located on an inner wall of the motor housing; a shaft located in the motor housing, wherein the shaft comprises a plurality of through holes, one of the plurality of through holes penetrates from a first end of the shaft to a second end of the shaft along an axial direction of the shaft; a bearing located on the motor housing, wherein the bearing is configured to support the shaft; and a rotor located on the shaft, wherein there is a gap between the rotor and the stator.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method and system for mutliline mir-ir laser

A method of performing spatial separation of different wavelengths in a single laser cavity includes generating, from a pump radiation source, pump radiations in spatially separate channels and focusing the generated pump radiations in the spatially separate channels towards an active gain medium having amplification spectra. The method also includes emitting from the active gain medium, amplified radiations of the spatially separate channels, each channel of the spatially separate channels representing a corresponding wavelength and focusing the emitted amplified radiations of the spatially separated channels towards an aperture.
The Uab Research Foundation

Method and antenna adjustment in wireless communication devices

Described herein are systems and methods for signal quality optimization in wireless communication networks. In one embodiment, a method of managing a network communication apparatus includes conducting a transmission over a wireless communication network via one or more movable antennas, identifying respective positions of respective movable antennas, obtaining a signal quality metric associated with the transmission, and altering the respective positions of the respective movable antennas in response to the signal quality metric..
Network Performance Research Group Llc

Metal-ion battery

A metal-ion battery is provided. The metal-ion secondary battery includes a first chamber, a second chamber, and a control element.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Perovskite compounds for stable, high activity solid oxide fuel cell cathodes and other applications

Solid oxide fuel cells (sofcs) are provided. A sofc may comprise a cathode, an anode, and a solid oxide electrolyte between the anode and the cathode, wherein the cathode comprises a perovskite compound.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Structures for interdigitated finger co-extrusion

A structure has a substrate, a first material on the substrate, the first material having a binder and a first active material, periodically located trapezoidal voids that only partially extend from a top of the first active material towards the substrate, and an electrolyte material filling the trapezoidal voids.. .
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Dry process producing electrodes for electrochemical devices and electrodes for electrochemical devices

A method of making an electrode for an electrochemical cell includes the step of providing an electrode composite comprising from 70-98% active material, from 0-10% conductive material additives, and from 2-20% polymer binder, based on the total weight of the electrode composite. The electrode composite is mixed and then compressed the electrode composite into an electrode composite sheet.
Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Light emitting device

A light emitting device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, an organic layer and a conductive layer. The organic layer is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Light emitting element

A light emitting element is disclosed. The light emitting element includes a substrate, a metal layer and a metal electrode stacked on the substrate, and an organic material layer formed between the metal layer and the metal electrode.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Devices with organic semiconductor layers electrically-doped over a controlled depth

The disclosed technology includes systems, devices, and methods associate with producing an organic semiconductor film having electrical dopant molecules distributed to a controlled depth. In an example implementation, a semiconductor device is provided.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Lateral p-n junction black phosphorus thin film, and manufacturing the same

Provided are a lateral p-n junction black phosphorus thin film, and a method of manufacturing the same, and specifically, a lateral p-n junction black phosphorus thin film in which a p-type black phosphorus thin film having a p-type semiconductor property and a n-type black phosphorus thin film having a n-type semiconductor property form a lateral junction by modifying some regions on a surface of the black phosphorus thin film through light irradiation with a compound having a specific chemical structure, and a method of manufacturing the same.. .
Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science

Terahertz-band electromagnetic wave oscillation element and terahertzband electromagnetic wave oscillation device

Provided is a terahertz-band electromagnetic wave oscillation element that includes an independent terahertz wave oscillation unit for oscillating terahertz-band electromagnetic waves. The terahertz wave oscillation unit consists of a discoid superconductor having a multilayered josephson junction that enables oscillation of the terahertz-band electromagnetic waves by coordinated vibration of a plurality of josephson junctions using an ac josephson effect, the superconductor being circular in a cross section parallel to a lamination plane of the multilayered josephson junction..
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Large scale film containing quantum dots or dye, and production method therefor

The present disclosure relates to a large scale film containing quantum dots or a dye, a method of preparing the large scale film, including: forming quantum dots or a dye dispersed in a solvent in the form of fibers or beads; applying pressure to an adhesive film to make the fibers or the beads adhere thereto; and curing the adhesive film onto which the fibers or the beads have adhered, and fibers or beads of quantum dots or a dye which are prepared by electrospinning.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Expandable photovoltaic submodules

An expandable photovoltaic submodule comprises an adapter. The adapter comprises: an upper level port, wherein the upper level port comprises a front-positive terminal, a front-negative terminal, a first rear-positive terminal, and a first rear-negative terminal; a lower level port, wherein the lower level port comprises a second rear-positive terminal and a second rear-negative terminal; a first solar cell port, wherein the first solar cell port comprises a cell positive terminal and a cell negative terminal; and a plurality of potential lines coupled to the upper level port, the lower level port, and the first solar cell port, wherein the plurality of potential lines are adapted to series or parallel connections of at least two levels..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for providing a low-k spacer

A method for forming semiconductor devices with spacers is provided. Sico spacers are formed on sides of features.
Lam Research Corporation

Chamber conditioning for remote plasma process

The methods, systems and apparatus described herein relate to chamber conditioning for remote plasma processes, in particular remote nitrogen-based plasma processes. Certain implementations of the disclosure relate to remote plasma inhibition processes for feature fill that include chamber conditioning.
Lam Research Corporation

Reducing temperature transition in a substrate support

A temperature controller for a substrate processing system includes an interface configured to receive a processing temperature corresponding to a desired processing temperature of a substrate. The temperature controller includes a thermal control element controller configured to selectively control a thermal control element to adjust a temperature of a substrate support.
Lam Research Corporation

Systems and methods for metastable activated radical selective strip and etch using dual plenum showerhead

A substrate processing system for selectively etching a substrate includes a first chamber and a second chamber. A first gas delivery system supplies an inert gas species to the first chamber.
Lam Research Corporation

Designer atomic layer etching

Methods for evaluating synergy of modification and removal operations for a wide variety of materials to determine process conditions for self-limiting etching by atomic layer etching are provided herein. Methods include determining the surface binding energy of the material, selecting a modification gas for the material where process conditions for modifying a surface of the material generate energy less than the modification energy and greater than the desorption energy, selecting a removal gas where process conditions for removing the modified surface generate energy greater than the desorption energy to remove the modified surface but less than the surface binding energy of the material to prevent sputtering, and calculating synergy to maximize the process window for atomic layer etching..
Lam Research Corporation

Technique to deposit sidewall passivation for high aspect ratio cylinder etch

Various embodiments herein relate to methods, apparatus and systems for forming a recessed feature in dielectric material on a semiconductor substrate. Separate etching and deposition operations are employed in a cyclic manner.
Lam Research Corporation

Compression member for use in showerhead electrode assembly

A compression member for use in a showerhead electrode assembly of a capacitively coupled plasma chamber. The member applies a compression force to a portion of a film heater adjacent a power supply boot on an upper surface of a thermal control plate and is located between the thermal control plate and a temperature-controlled top plate.
Lam Research Corporation

Leaping search algorithm for similar sub-sequences in character sequences and application thereof in searching in biological sequence database

Disclosed is a leaping search algorithm for similar sub-sequences in character sequences and an application thereof in searching in a biological sequence database. The algorithm comprises: s0, constructing an fmd index and a lookup table for a database; s1, fetching, from the lookup table, a bi-interval of a sub-sequence with k characters in query sequences; s2, sequentially finding matching areas on the left of the k seed by using a backward search algorithm; s3, applying a forward search algorithm to an interval that has not been shrinked in step s2, to find matching areas on the right of the k seed; s4, checking whether the current detecting position is the end of the query sequence or not, and if yes, the algorithm ends, otherwise, proceeding to step s5; and s5, leaping forward w-k+1 positions from the current detecting position, and repeating steps s2 to s5.
Sun Yat-sen University

System and techniques for clinical documentation and editing

In one example, this disclosure describes a method of processing medical data via one or more computers. The method may comprise identifying a medical code within a medical record, and identifying whether the medical code is specified or unspecified.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Audio recognition method and system

An audio recognition method may comprising performing diffusion processing on a plurality of first feature points in a spectrogram of a to-be-recognized audio file to obtain a feature point map; searching in a spectrogram of a target audio file to determine whether the spectrogram of the target audio file comprises second feature points that respectively correspond to the diffused first feature points in the feature point map; and in response to determining that the spectrogram of the target audio file comprises the second feature points, determining that the to-be-recognized audio file is a part of the target audio file.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Fire alarm system

A method may include gathering data from a first set of sensors disposed throughout a first facility at a first fire alarm control panel. The method may also include exchanging one or more messages between the first fire alarm control panel and a control center computer.
Colorado State University Research Foundation

Train smoke and fire alarm communication method based on independent modules combination and 3u chassis structure

The present application relates to a train smoke and fire alarm communication method based on independent modules combination and a 3u chassis structure. By externally connecting a carriage number connector x4 of an io board to an address line to identify a carriage number, and invoking a detector configuration; acquiring temperature information and smoke concentration information by detectors and transmitting the same to a cpu board to be processed; by the cpu board, determining the acquired information, and outputting alarm information, and transmitting the alarm information to an hmi display screen in a cab; interrupting signals output between the io board and a train safety loop, and transmitting the alarm information to the hmi display screen in the cab, and lightening a red alarm indicator on the disp board; and by a ds board, enet board and wireless board, collecting, storing and uploading the information..
Crrc Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Porous detection system, apparatus and method

A system, apparatus and method for detecting a porous object are provided. The system includes a light emitting module, a detecting module and an analyzing module.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

System and leasing and projecting a geographical view

A system and method for leasing and projecting a geographical view on a window via a single platform are disclosed. The system comprises a webserver in communication with a database.

Method and system for selectively providing electronic content to mobile devices

The present disclosure generally relates to a computerized method implemented on a system for selectively providing electronic content to mobile devices. The method comprises: collecting, by a host server and from a computing system at a merchant location, device identifier data of the mobile devices proximate to the merchant location; retrieving, from a customer database of the host server, details of payment vehicles linked to the mobile devices based on the device identifier data; searching a transaction database of the host server for past transactions associated with the payment vehicles based on the details thereof; selecting a set of payment vehicles based on the search results, each selected payment vehicle having performed at least one past transaction at the merchant location; identifying, for each selected payment vehicle, an issuer financial institution associated with the selected payment vehicle based on the details thereof; communicating details of the selected set of payment vehicles from the host server to the respective issuer financial institutions; and communicating the electronic content from the identified issuer financial institutions to the respective mobile devices linked to the selected payment vehicles.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Providing a modified content item to a user

Methods and systems for generating a content item associated with search results and, based on a subsequent return to the search results, providing the content item in a modified manner.. .
Google Llc

Method, apparatus, and computer-readable media for a web-based opinion survey factory

Web-based opinion survey method, apparatus, and computer-readable media operable to cause propositional function responses to be provided to a survey server from a client device. The propositional functions are p(x), where p and x are the predicate and subject.
Head Research Inc.

Method for predicting user preference

A method for predicting user preference comprising: obtaining a users group with multiple users and a history shopping record associated with multiple goods; selecting a goods parameter, each goods having the goods parameter; selecting a plurality of first values of the goods parameter according to the history shopping record; determining a determining a representative users group with multiple representative users according to the history shopping record and the first values; calculating a correlation between a user and one of the representative users in the representative users group; and predicting the preference of the users according to the correlation and representative users' preference.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Methods and systems for processing payment transactions

A computer implemented method of processing a payment transaction is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving, in a payment processing server, an indication of an account associated with a payer; receiving, in the payment processing server, recipient identification information, the recipient identification information comprising an image of a recipient; determining, in a database search module of the payment processing server, an account associated with the recipient by searching a database using the recipient identification information; and initiating, in a transaction initiation module of the payment processing server, a payment transaction from the account associated with the payer to the account associated with the recipient..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Job search based on the strength of virtual teams at the companies offering the jobs

Methods, systems, and programs are presented for searching job postings for a member of a social network based on virtual teams at companies. One method includes an operation for identifying jobs for the member.
Linkedin Corporation

Perceived quality of service

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for modeling quality of service (qos) including a customer's perceived qos, and optimizing qos and perceived qos. The system improves significantly over previous systems and can conserve resources by optimizing the level of resource allocations to satisfy a service level agreement (sla), while satisfying the customer's impression of qos.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Apparatus and generating 2d barcode and extracting 2d barcode information

An apparatus and method for generating a two-dimensional (2d) barcode and an apparatus for extracting 2d barcode information. The apparatus for generating a 2d barcode includes a metadata creation unit for creating metadata corresponding to insertion data and a 2d barcode, a data conversion unit for generating data blocks by converting the insertion data based on the metadata, a pattern generation unit for generating metadata patterns and data block patterns by substituting respective predefined symbols for the metadata and the data blocks, and a 2d barcode generation unit for generating a 2d barcode that contains distortion correction patterns, the metadata patterns, and the data block patterns..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method for detecting driving behavior and system using the same

A method for detecting driving behavior and a system using the same is disclosed. Firstly, at least one user image comprising an arm image and a head behavior image is retrieved.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

System for processing data

The present disclosure relates to a computer system for querying a database residing on a server computer of the computer system, said database storing data records, the database further comprising a relation, wherein the relation comprises data items, wherein the data items are encrypted with a first encryption method in the relation, wherein the data items form a partially ordered set in the relation, the partial order being formed with respect to the data items in non-encrypted form, wherein a referential connection exists assigning each encrypted data item in the relation to a respective data record of the data records, wherein the encrypted data items are annotated with data elements of a linear order in the database, the linear order corresponding the order in which the encrypted data items are stored in the relation with respect to the partial ordered set, the computer system further comprising a client computer, the client computer being configured for sending to the server computer a request for data records whose associated data items lie within a search interval, the request indicating an encrypted data item forming a first and a second interval boundary of the search interval, respectively; for each data item forming the first and second boundaries the server computer is configured for determining if a cache entry is associated with the data item forming the interval boundary, wherein in case a cache entry is not associated with the data item forming the interval boundary, the client computer is configured for traversing the partially ordered set by the client computer for determining a respective data item of the partially ordered set forming the interval boundary.. .
Compugroup Medical Ag

Systems and methods for registering and acquiring e-credentials using proof-of-existence and digital seals

Described is a system and methods for registering and acquiring e-credentials using personal devices and an identity registry system that combines the method for handling digital seals with a proof-of-existence method. The identity registry system is used to register and verify e-credentials.

Systems and methods for determining references in patent claims

Systems and methods of determining relationships between patent claims and generating a streamlined claim tree indicating the relationships are disclosed. A method of relationships includes determining claims in a claim list, searching for a reference in each claim, the reference referring to another one of the claims, and for each claim containing unique references, determining that an associated number for each unique reference is less than a number of a claim containing the unique reference, appending a data file corresponding to the claim list with ancestral data that indicates all ancestors of the claim based on the associated number and with self-referential data corresponding to the claim, determining that the claim includes parent claims and ancestor claims, and appending the data file with respect to the parent claims and the ancestor claims to indicate a relationship between the claim and the parent claims and the claim and the ancestor claims..
Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.

Avatar-based search tool

A method of performing digital search, wherein the result set returned is additionally narrowed via a virtual personality, represented by an animated avatar selected by the user prior to enacting the search. The avatar consists of a virtual identity, which, when reduced to keyword characteristics and then applied to a search algorithm, enables the filtering of result sets according to the inferred desires of the hypothetical individual instantiated by the virtual identity itself, expressed as an avatar..

Job search based on member transitions from educational institution to company

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for searching job postings for a member of a social network based on transitions from educational institutions to companies. A method includes determining educational-company transition scores indicating a transition probability from educational institution to company.
Linkedin Corporation

Determining similarities among industries to enhance job searching

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for expanding a job search that includes an industry by adding other similar industries. A method accesses, by a social networking server, a plurality of job applications, with each job application being submitted by a member for a job in a company, the member and the job having a respective industry from a plurality of industries.
Linkedln Corporation

Determining similarities among industries to enhance job searching

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for expanding a job search that includes an industry by adding other similar industries. A method identifies job titles of members in a social network and performs, utilizing a machine-learning program, semantic analysis of the job titles to identify similarity coefficients among the job titles.
Linkedin Corporation

Keystroke search and cleanse of data

A cleanse engine receives address data from an application as the address data is entered into the application. The cleanse engine parses the address data as the data is received from the application.
Sap Se

Frameworks, devices and methodologies configured to enable automated categorisation and/or searching of media data based on user performance attributes derived from performance sensor units

The present application relates generally to managing media. In some embodiments, time-coded skill performance event data is derived from end-user hardware including a plurality of motion sensor units (msus), such as a msu-enabled garment.
Gn Ip Pty Ltd

Social information search system and method thereof

The disclosure provides a social information search system and a method thereof. The system includes a mobile electronic device, an intelligent terminal, and a server terminal.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd

Concept indexing among database of documents using machine learning techniques

Systems and techniques for indexing and/or querying a database are described herein. Discrete sections and/or segments from documents may be determined by a concept indexing system.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Data search

A data search method for computer forensic investigation comprising: inputting at least one pre-determined search term; searching a computer or digital device that is powered on in a forensically sound state for data matching one or more of the pre-determined search terms to identify target data from any of file names; strings; hash values or hash functions; installed programs; mac and ip addresses; and/or metadata; and categorising the target data according to a pre-determined list of categories, wherein the categories are different to the search term/s and; wherein the data search method simultaneously searches for target data and categories the target data.. .
Mobile Content Management Solutions Limited

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.

Method and algorithms for auto-identification data mining through dynamic hyperlink search analysis

A system and method of processing and analyzing data captured by automatic data collection (“adc”) readers. The adc readers encapsulate the captured data in markup language pages and associate various metadata with these pages.
Datalogic Ip Tech, S.r.l.

Data update program, data update method, and data update device

A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing therein a data update program for causing a computer to execute a process including in response to receiving a plurality of data transmitted from a data management device at a first interval, updating data in a searchable database stored in a data storage with the received plurality of data; in response to detecting specific data satisfying a specific condition among the plurality of data in the database, transmitting to the data management device a transmission request to transmit data identified by identification information of the specific data; and in response to receiving the data identified by the identification information of the specific data that is transmitted from the data management device in response to the transmission request, updating the specific data in the database with the received data.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Storing events associated with a time stamp extracted from log data and performing a search on the events and data that is not log data

Methods and apparatus consistent with the invention provide the ability to organize, index, search, and present time series data based on searches. Time series data are sequences of time stamped records occurring in one or more usually continuous streams, representing some type of activity.
Splunk Inc.

Generation device, generation method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

A generation device according to the subject application includes an acquiring unit and a generating unit. The acquiring unit acquires multiple pieces of vector information that correspond to each search target during the proximity search.
Yahoo Japan Corporation

Image search based on message history

Systems and methods are disclosed for suggesting expressive graphical content to a user to share within a messaging system. Expressive graphical content can include images, video, animated images, any of which may include sound, that a message system user is likely to share because it is related to a conversation between one or more users of the message system.
Apple Inc.

Parsing events using a selected field delimiter opiton

A graphical user interface allows a customer to specify delimiters and/or patterns that occur in event data and indicate the presence of a particular field. The graphical user interface applies a customer's delimiter specifications directly to event data and displays the resulting event data in real time.
Splunk Inc.

Search results integrated with interactive conversation service interface

A search service returns one or more search results identified based on a search query received from a user. At least one search result includes a reference to an interactive conversation service.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

[solution] an information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a reading unit configured to read, from a recording unit configured to record radio wave information concerning a radio wave, a captured image, and a time at which the captured image is taken in correlation with one another, the radio wave information; and a searching unit configured to search a plurality of the captured images recorded in the recording unit for a captured image that satisfies a search condition on a basis of at least one of a number of radio waves included in the read radio wave information and an intensity of the radio waves.. .

Automated discovery using textual analysis

An example method includes receiving text from a plurality of documents, segmenting text received text of the plurality of documents, calculating a frequency statistic for each segment of each document, determining segments of potential interest of each document based on calculated frequency statistic, calculating distances between each document of the plurality of documents based on a text metric, and storing segments of potential interest of each document and the distances in a search database. The method may further include receiving a search query and performing a search of information contained in the search database, partitioning documents of search results using the distances, for each partition, determining labels of segments of potential interest for documents of that particular partition, the labels being determined based on a plurality of frequency statistics, and providing determined labels of segments of potential interest for documents of each partition..
Ayasdi, Inc.

Methods and computer systems for named entity verification, named entity verification model training, and phrase expansion

The disclosure provides methods and computer systems for named entity verification, named entity verification model training, and phrase expansion. The method for named entity verification includes to receive an unknown type phrase, to generate a query phrase according to the unknown type phrase, to perform auto-completion on the query phrase to receive one or more returned phrases, to extract feature information from the returned phrases, and to determine a named entity type of the unknown type phrase based on the feature information verify whether or not the unknown type phrase belongs to the target named entity type based on the feature information and a target verification model to accordingly output a verification result..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

System and generating content pertaining to real property assets

A real property document processing system can parse real property documents such as appraisal documents to extract useful information relating to real property assets. The system can extract images, text, and other information.
Ten-x, Llc

Prefetch mechanisms with non-equal magnitude stride

Systems and methods are directed to prefetch mechanisms involving non-equal magnitude stride values. A non-equal magnitude functional relationship between successive stride values, may be detected, wherein the stride values are based on distances between target addresses of successive load instructions.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and device for managing storage system

A method and device for managing a storage system. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is proposed a method for managing a storage system.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Apparatus and video zooming by selecting and tracking an image area

The principles disclose a method enabling a video zooming feature while playing back or capturing a video signal on a device (100). A typical example of device implementing the method is a handheld device such as a tablet or a smartphone.
Thomson Licensing

Jukebox network system

A plurality of jukeboxes each having a display, input component, audio output, and controller are connected over a network. The controller is configured to play music data sets selected by a user and to store local affinity data uploadable to the network.
Ami Entertainment Network, Llc

Shared user driven clipping of multiple web pages

A digital content clipping system receives an indication that a first web page has been accessed by a first user, and searches a repository of digital content clips associated with the first web page. In accordance with a determination that the repository does not include any user-generated digital content clips associated with the first web page, the system offers one or more first clipping options based on predefined clip templates, receives selection, by the first user, of one of the first clipping options, extracts a digital content clip of the first web page in accordance with the selected one of the first clipping options, and stores the digital content clip of the first web page in a first clip collection associated with the first web page..
Evernote Corporation

Method, device and terminal for determining effectiveness of stripe set

The present application provides a method and device for searching stripe set and a system with the same. Wherein, the method includes: a plurality of first connected domains are obtained in the binary image.
Guangdong Virtual Reality Technology Co., Ltd.

System and calculating substrate support temperture

A temperature controller for a substrate support in a substrate processing system includes a power parameter module configured to calculate a power parameter indicative of power supplied to the substrate support. A coolant temperature parameter module configured to calculate a coolant temperature parameter indicative of a temperature of a coolant supplied to the substrate support.
Law Research Corporation

Compositions comprising mineral spirits and methods related thereto

This invention relates to a composition comprising mineral spirits in combination with an alcohol or diisopropylbenzene or both, and methods directed to the preparation and use of this composition. 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..
Nsx Operating Co. Llc

Gsg track-type radio-frequency electrode, silicon-based traveling-wave electrode light modulator, and preparation method

The present invention discloses a gsg track-type radio-frequency electrode, a silicon-based traveling-wave electrode light modulator, and a preparation method, and relates to the field of high-speed electro-optical chips. The gsg track-type radio-frequency electrode includes a gsg-type planar electrode, where a track electrode used for delaying an electric field is periodically added to one side or dual sides of the gsg-type planar electrode, and the track electrode is connected to a ground electrode of the gsg-type planar electrode.
Wuhan Research Institute Of Posts And Telecommunications

Optical phase shifter

A optical phase shifter is provided for adjusting an optical phase of light propagating therethrough along an optical axis. The optical phase shifter includes first and second transparent slides defining a cavity therebetween.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Surface sensing in optical microscopy and automated sample scanning systems

The disclosure features methods and systems that include positioning a surface of a coverslip overlying a sample relative to an object plane of a microscope system, projecting a two-dimensional pattern of light onto the surface, where a focal plane of the two-dimensional pattern at a position of the surface is rotated by an angle β relative to the object plane, obtaining a two-dimensional image of the pattern of light reflected from the surface using a detector that includes an imaging sensor oriented perpendicular to a direction of propagation of the reflected pattern of light at the sensor, analyzing the image to determine a line of best focus of the pattern within the image, determining an offset of the line of best focus from an expected position of the line of best focus within the image, and determining a position adjustment of the surface based on the offset.. .
Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc.

Operating device, operating method, operating system, and operating program

A technique for more reliably capturing a lost unmanned aerial vehicle in tracking the unmanned aerial vehicle by a surveying device is provided. A uav search controlling part configured to be used in a search for an unmanned aerial vehicle that flies along a predetermined flight path includes an estimating part and a search controlling part.
Topcon Corporation

Environment recognition system using vehicular millimeter wave radar

An environment recognition system using vehicular millimeter wave radar includes a millimeter wave radar device detecting obstructions outside a vehicle and transforming detection results into reflection information. An energy intensity calculation device, an anti-noise calculation device, and an obstruction width calculation device are signally connected with the millimeter wave radar device to receive the reflection information, respectively calculate energy intensity information, signal-to-noise ratios and width information of the obstructions and transmit them to a control device.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Derivative reference-based detection of instability in power hardware-in-the-loop simulation

Systems and methods are provided for detecting instability in power hardware-in-the-loop simulations for protection of the equipment being tested. The technology includes computing the magnitude of the time-derivative of reference quantities supplied to a power amplifier and applying a moving average filter.
The Florida State University Research Foundation

Battery management system and method thereof

A battery management system is provided, which may include a power supply module, a measurement module, a switch module and a processing module. The power supply module may be electrically coupled to a load or a charging power source via the switch module.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Electrostatic detecting system and method

An electrostatic detecting system and an electrostatic detecting method for detecting the static electricity generated at an active surface of a substrate are provided. The electrostatic detecting system includes a sensing apparatus and a signal processing apparatus.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Methods and materials for assessing hydrogen peroxide accumulation in cells

This document provides methods and materials for assessing hydrogen peroxide accumulation within cells (e.g., cancer cells) exposed to one or more test agents. For example, methods and materials for determining whether or not cancer cells (e.g., mm cells) from a mammal (e.g., a human) accumulate hydrogen peroxide following contact with a test agent (e.g., an imid) and exogenous h2o2 are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Synthetic microfluidic systems for tumor metastasis

A method of assaying metastasis can include: providing a device of one of the embodiments; introducing the at least one cancer cell into the at least one internal chamber or at least one fluid channel; and studying metastasis of the at least one cancer cell. Optionally: introducing cancer cells into a first internal chamber; detecting escape of the cancer cell from the first internal chamber into the fluid channel; detecting migration of the cancer cell through the fluid channel; detecting adhesion of the cancer cell to a coating on the fluid channel; detecting invasion of the cancer cell into a second internal chamber from the fluid channel; or visualizing metastasis of the cancer cell with a visualization device..
Cfd Research Corporation

Engineered model of fibrotic diseases

The present disclosure provides co-cultures of a population of hepatocytes, at least one non-parenchymal cell population, and a population of hepatic stellate cells in vitro, methods of preparing the co-cultures, and methods of using the co-cultures for high throughput screening and evaluation of drug candidates. The hepatocytes co-culture system provides an in vitro model in which both cell viability and phenotype are maintained for extended periods relative to conventional monoculture..
Colorado State University Research Foundation

Hydrogel-based microfluidic chip for co-culturing cells

Provided are a hydrogel-based microfluidic chip for cell co-culture and a use thereof, wherein the microfluidic chip allows the co-culture of cancer cells and vascular endothelial cells; can be widely applied in various studies associated with cancer; is suitable in studies on the photothermal therapy effect on, especially, cancer cells; and has excellent biocompatibility, mechanical properties, and economical feasibility.. .
Sogang University Research Foundation

A mems thrombelastograph/viscoelasticity analyzer

Disclosed herein is a micro thrombelastograph micro teg which can be used in clinic, research and poc (point of care) settings. The present disclosure relates to a miniaturization method of traditional thrombelastograph assay based on the micro electro-mechanical system (mems) technology platform.
Atantares Corp.

Image acquisition device, image acquisition method, and image correction program

Provided are an image acquisition device and an image acquisition method capable of acquiring the internal and external contours of a measured object with a high degree of accuracy. An image acquisition device 1 includes: a first x-ray source 10 that applies x-rays having a first focal point size; a first detector 20 that detects x-rays applied from the first x-ray source 10 and having passed through a measured object o; a first image generation means 30 that generates a first x-ray ct image on the basis of the x-rays detected by the first detector 20; a second x-ray source 40 that applies x-rays having a second focal point size smaller than the first focal point size; a second detector 50 that detects x-rays applied from the second x-ray source and having passed through the measured object o; a second image generation means 60 that generates a second x-ray ct image on the basis of the x-rays detected by the second detector 50; and an image correction means 70 that corrects the first x-ray ct image generated by the first image generation means 30 on the basis of the second x-ray ct image generated by the second image generation means 60..
Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute

Packaging and methods for detecting exposure of a perishable good to an elevated temperature

Nanoreactors comprising a metal precursor in a carrier are provided. In some embodiments, upon exposure to heat, the metal precursor forms nanoparticles that can be detected, e.g., by detecting a color change in the nanoreactor and/or by detecting the number and/or size and/or size distribution and/or shape of the nanoparticles.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Lightguide aggregate inspection device and inspection the same

A lightguide aggregate inspection device includes a reaction spot array including multiple reaction spot array elements having at least one reaction spot, a light-receiving element array having a light-receiving surface provided with multiple light-receiving regions each having at least one light-receiving element corresponding to each of the reaction spot array elements, and receiving light obtained based on an optical state resulting from reaction in each of the reaction spots, multiple lightguide paths provided to correspond to the reaction spot array elements, and each having a measurement end provided close to or in contact with, or to be movable close to or into contact with 1 reaction spot, and a connection end provided close to or in contact with the light-receiving region, and a digital data conversion unit configured to convert image region data obtained from the light-receiving elements corresponding to the light-receiving regions, into digital data.. .
Universal Bio Research Co., Ltd.

Laser vehicle headlight system and detecting method thereof

A laser vehicle headlight system for detecting an incident laser light and outputting a headlight includes a headlight body, an optical unit and a light leakage detecting unit. The optical unit is disposed on the headlight body and receives the incident laser light.
Automotive Research & Testing Center

In-vehicle device and route information presentation system

An in-vehicle device includes a recognition unit configured to recognize a host vehicle user, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a current location and a destination of the host vehicle, a transmission unit configured to transmit a first signal indicating the host vehicle user, the current location, and the destination to an external device outside the host vehicle, a reception unit configured to receive a second signal indicating a traveling route from the current location to the destination from the external device, the traveling route being searched using i) a first feeling map and ii) a second feeling map in the external device, and a presentation unit configured to present the traveling route indicated by the second signal.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus, server route search, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for route search

An apparatus executes a process a-1 for measuring movement of a user, executes a process a-2 for determining a walking condition indicating a walking status of the user from the movement measured by the process a-1, executes a process a-3 for setting the information on the walking condition of the user to a search condition including a departure location and a destination, executes a process a-4 for transmitting a search request including the search condition, to a route search server searching a route candidate including the departure location and the destination indicated by the search condition, and searching the route candidate including a transfer section that satisfies the walking condition if necessary, executes a process a-5 for receiving a search result including the route candidate that satisfies the search condition, from the route search server, and executes a process a-6 for displaying the route candidate of the search result.. .
Fujitsu Limited

High definition optical coherence tomography imaging for non-invasive examination of heritage works

A high-speed, high-definition optical coherence tomography (oct) imaging system for non-invasive examination of an artwork in a macroscopic scale includes a high-speed, large field-of-view oct imaging platform which includes a spectral domain oct imaging system and a pair of linear motors configured to translate the artwork in two orthogonal directions creating a 2d stage system for scanning the artwork and acquiring volumetric oct data from adjacent, non-overlapping regions of interests on the artwork. The linear motors each have an accuracy compatible with the lateral resolution of the oct system.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Thermoelectric module

A thermoelectric module includes a plurality of thermoelectric components, a first electrode and a second electrode. The thermoelectric components have the same type of semiconductor material.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Dual fumigation homogeneous charge compression ignition (df-hcci) engine

A dual fumigation homogeneous charge compression ignition (df-hcci) engine runs on low volatility internal combustion (ic) engine fuel such as diesel in combination with another ic engine fuel, both simultaneously fumigated in engine intake air stream. Both fumigated fuels mix with engine intake air and they are inducted together, at the same time, into engine combustion chamber where homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion takes place.
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Deformation measurement method and apparatus

Apparatus for measuring deformation of an elongate body defining an axis, the apparatus including: an optical fibre arranged relative to the body, the optical fibre including a first strain sensitive optical fibre portion coupled to the body and at least partially aligned at a first angle relative to the axis, and a second strain sensitive optical fibre portion coupled to the body and at least partially aligned at a second angle relative to the axis, the second angle being opposite to the first angle; a radiation source connected to an end of the optical fibre, the radiation source being for supplying electromagnetic radiation to the optical fibre; a sensor connected to an end of the optical fibre, the sensor being for sensing electromagnetic radiation received from the first and second optical fibre portions; and a processing device for determining the deformation of the body using the sensed electromagnetic radiation, the deformation including any axial or torsional deformation.. .
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisaton

Locking device for containers

The present disclosure suggests a locking device for containers. A locking device for containers according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a housing including a base part, a protrusion protruded upwards from an upper surface of the base part, and a through hole formed by penetrating the base part and the protrusion in a vertical direction; a connection part rotatably inserted into the through hole of the housing; an upper cone positioned on the connection part and inserted into a lower corner fitting of a first container positioned on an upper end; and a lower cone positioned under the connection part and inserted into an upper corner fitting of a second container positioned on a lower end..
Korea Railroad Research Institute

Method of obtaining a yellow gold alloy deposition by galvanoplasty without using toxic materials

A method of galvanoplastic deposition of a gold alloy on an electrode dipped into a bath including metal gold in alkaline aurocyanide form, organometallic compounds, a wetting agent, a sequestering agent and free cyanide, where the alloy metals are copper, in double copper and potassium cyanide form, and silver in cyanide form, allowing a mirror bright yellow gold alloy to be deposited on the electrode.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd.

Salt dissolver

The present invention provides an oxidant production apparatus, an example embodiment of which comprises a water container configured to accept and retain a volume of water; a porous salt container configured to accept and retain a quantity of salt, mounted with the water container such that salt in the salt container is in fluid communication with water in the water container; an electrolysis system mounted with the water container; and a gas directing element mounted with the salt container and the water container such that gas generated by the electrolysis system is preferentially directed through the salt container. In operation, gas from electrolysis percolates through the water and the salt, agitating the salt and encouraging the salt to fully dissolve..
Aqua Research Llc

Conical wafer centering and holding device for semiconductor processing

A semiconductor system includes a chamber, a pedestal disposed in the chamber, and a focus ring that surrounds the pedestal. The pedestal has a center region for supporting a central region of a substrate, e.g., a wafer.
Lam Research Corporation

Metal alloy composites

This invention relates to metal composites and to metal-alloy composites. Metal-alloy composites of this invention comprise a metal alloy and layered inorganic nanostructures or nanoparticles such as nanotubes, nanoscrolls, spherical or quasi-spherical nanoparticles, nano-platelets or combinations thereof.
Yada Research And Development Co. Ltd.

Method for treating copper concentrates

A method for the pyrometallurgical processing of a sulphide material containing copper, the sulphide containing relatively high quantities of silica and relatively low quantities of iron, wherein the process comprises feeding the sulphide material to a tsl furnace operated under oxidising conditions such that the sulphide material forms blister copper containing between 1.2 and 1.5 wt % sulphur and a slag containing between 7 and 13 wt % copper.. .
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma assays

We queried dna from saliva or plasma of 93 hnscc patients, searching for somatic mutations or human papillomavirus genes, collectively referred to as tumor dna. When both plasma and saliva were tested, tumor dna was detected in 96% (95% ci, 84% to 99%) of 47 patients.
The Johns Hopkins University

Targeted therapies for cancer

Various embodiments provide compositions and methods for detecting cancers containing an nrg1 fusion event and treating a patient with a therapeutic agent that is targeted to the nrg1 fusion. Exemplary compositions for treating cancers containing the nrg1 fusion may comprise therapeutic agents inhibiting epidermal growth factor receptor and/or erbb2 such as cetuximab, panitumumab, sym004, mm-151, mab 806, mab 528, mehd794a, gefitinib, erlotinib, lapatinib, afatinib, pd153035, ag1478, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Identification of epigenetic biomarkers in the saliva of children with autism spectrum disorder

The present invention relates to systems, devices, collections, techniques, and methods for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (asd) in a subject in addition to methods of treatment. In particular, the present disclosure relates to systems, devices, collections, techniques, and methods that utilize direct sequencing of micro ribonucleic acid (mirna) or the use of mirna probes having ribonucleotide sequences that may undergo nucleic acid hybridization with complementary nucleic acids present in a biological sample from the subject.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Long adapter single stranded oligonucleotide (lasso) probes to capture and clone complex libraries

Long adapter single strand oligonucleotide (lasso) probes that can be used to capture and clone thousands of kilobase-sized dna fragments in a single reaction, as well as methods of generating the same.. .
The Scripps Research Institute

High fructan cereal plants

The invention provides cereal plants having a high level of fructan useful for the production of a range of food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products. The invention provides methods of producing high-fructan products from plants modified to comprise a reduced level of an endogenous polypeptide with starch synthase activity, and products so produced.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Pestivirus vaccines for congenital tremors

The present invention relates to a vaccine for protecting a piglet against diseases associated with a novel pestivirus. The vaccine commonly includes a pestivirus antigen and, optionally an adjuvant.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Combined chemical and genetic approaches for generation of induced pluripotent stem cells

The present invention provides for identification and use of small molecules to induce pluripotency in mammalian cells as well as other methods of inducing pluripotency.. .
The Scripps Research Institute

In vitro artificial lymph node sensitization and expansion of t cells for therapy and epitope mapping

A method of creating a microenvironment for culture expansion of t cells. The expanded t cells can be used for a variety of therapeutic and research purposes..
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Propagating microorganisms & related methods & systems

Disclosed are methods and systems for propagating microorganisms such as yeast using a carbon source that includes glycerol and a nutrient source that includes a stillage component.. .
Poet Research, Inc.

Multi-chambered cell culture device to model organ microphysiology

A method of testing an analyte can include using a cell culture device that includes: at least three distinct chambers between the top wall and bottom wall. The chambers can include: an internal chamber defined by at least one porous internal wall; one or more boundary layer chambers having at least an inner boundary layer chamber defined by the at least one porous internal wall and at least one porous inner boundary layer wall, the at least one porous internal wall having a plurality of pores fluidically coupling the central internal chamber to the one or more boundary layer chamber; and an outer chamber.
Cfd Research Coporation

Photobioreactor systems and methods

An algal growth system including a first flexible sheet material mounted in a first mounted geometry such that the height is greater than the width of the first mounted geometry, and a second flexible sheet material mounted in a second mounted geometry such that the height is greater than the width of the second mounted geometry, the first flexible sheet and the second flexible sheet material being noncontiguous, a motor, the motor being coupled with an actuator system, where the motor actuates the actuator system, and a reservoir.. .
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Extending dewaxing cycle length

Methods are provided for dewaxing a distillate fuel boiling range feed to improve one or more cold flow properties of the distillate fuel feed, such as cloud point. The dewaxing can be performed in the presence of an olefin co-feed that allows for an increase in the average temperature for exposure of the feed to the dewaxing catalyst.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Process for improving gasoline quality from cracked naphtha

A method is provided for producing gasoline that includes separating a cracked naphtha feed into a light catalytic naphtha fraction and a heavy naphtha fraction; and exposing the light catalytic naphtha fraction to a catalyst under effective conversion conditions to reduce sulfur content of the light catalytic naphtha fraction while also reducing a reid vapor pressure and an olefin content of the light catalytic naphtha fraction, wherein the effective conversion conditions comprise a pressure of less than about 500 psig and a temperature of at least about 550° f. (288° c.)..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Efficient process for upgrading paraffins to gasoline

Methods and systems are disclosed for upgrading a paraffinic feed to gasoline. The system includes a fluidized cracker receiving a paraffin-containing feedstream and producing an olefin product therefrom, the olefin product comprising c4 olefins; a separation system receiving the olefinic product and separating an olefin-containing feed therefrom, the olefin-containing feed having an olefin content of at least about 10 wt %; and an oligomerization reaction system receiving the olefin-containing feed and exposing the olefin-containing feed to a conversion catalyst under first effective conversion conditions to form an oligomerized olefin effluent comprising c5+ olefinic compounds..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Efficient process for converting heavy oil to gasoline

Methods and systems are provided for making gasoline. The method includes converting a resid-containing feed to a first fuel gas and a fluid coke in a fluidized bed reactor; gasifying the fluid coke with steam and air to produce a second fuel gas, said second fuel gas comprising a syngas; contacting the first fuel gas with a first conversion catalyst under first effective conversion conditions to form an effluent comprising c5+ hydrocarbon compounds; and converting the syngas to gasoline boiling range hydrocarbons by converting the syngas to a methanol intermediate product..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Trim alkali metal desulfurization of refinery fractions

Systems and methods are provided for upgrading aromatic refinery fractions by performing trim alkali metal desulfurization. The alkali metal desulfurization can be performed by mixing the aromatic refinery fraction with alkali metal in finely dispersed solid and/or molten form, such as molten sodium.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Dye-sensitized tio2 hybrid system with rhenium and cobalt catalysts for producing hydrogen/carbon monoxide syngas

Disclosed is a hybrid catalyst system for the production of hydrogen/carbon monoxide syngas. The hybrid catalyst system includes a dye, a rhenium (re) catalyst, and a cobalt (co) catalyst grafted on a semiconductor metal oxide.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation, Sejong Campus

Fiber reinforced elastomeric sheets with tunable strain relationships

A soft structure fiber reinforcement technology is provided. In an example embodiment, the fiber reinforced elastomeric sheet comprises a sheet of elastomeric matrix; and a fiber array comprising a plurality of fibers embedded within the elastomeric matrix.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Thermoplastic elastomers via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization of triglycerides

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic block copolymer comprising at least one pa block and at least one pb block. The pa block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer a, and the pb block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer b.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Catalysts for preparation of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (uhmwpe) and process for preparation thereof

The present invention relates to novel polymerization catalysts. More particularly, the present invention relates to a novel catalysts for the preparation of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (uhmwpe) and process for preparation thereof.
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Jam-c antibodies and methods for treatment of cancer

A novel method to reduce b-cell lymphoma cell migration to and engraftment of the spleen in patients with jam-c positive b-cell lymphomas is described. In certain aspects, a method for identifying and treating jam-c positive b-cell lymphoma patients with anti-jam-c antibodies is provided.
Research Development Foundation

Methods of modifying transcriptional regulatory networks in stem cells

The vast differentiation potential of human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells, including their potential to cascade through all of the somatic cell lineages and to display the complete transcriptional regulatory network of human biology, has generated interest in deriving scalable, purified, and identified cell types and methods of discovering the precise structure of the human regulatory network. However, the innate capacity of pluripotent cells to display all these lineages is not necessarily reflected during their culture in vitro.
Biotime, Inc.

Recombinant polypeptide for enhancing cell transduction efficiency of a target agent

The invention provides a recombinant polypeptide x—y for enhancing cell transduction efficiency of a target agent, wherein x is a cell penetrating peptide dpv3, and y is an hsp40-j domain. Also provided is a method for enhancing cell transduction efficiency of a target agent, comprising conjugating/attaching said target agent with a recombinant polypeptide x—y, wherein x is a cell penetrating peptide dpv3, and y is an hsp40-j domain.
Agricultural Technology Research Institute

Immunogenic compositions comprising mycobacterium tuberculosis polypeptides and fusions thereof

The present invention relates to compositions and fusion proteins containing at least two mycobacterium sp. Antigens, and polynucleotides encoding such compositions and fusion proteins.
Infectious Disease Research Institute

Stapled peptides and uses thereof

Cyclized peptides derived from the hyaluronan binding region of rhamm are provided. Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for using the peptides and pharmaceutical compositions are also provided..
London Health Sciences Centre Research Inc.

Peptide having antimicrobial activity against pathogens and antimicrobial peptide composition comprising the same

An antimicrobial peptide and an antimicrobial peptide composition comprising the same are provided. The antimicrobial peptide and the antimicrobial peptide composition have remarkably high antibacterial activity against gram-positive (+) and gram-negative (−) bacteria, compared to wild-type lpcin-i having an antimicrobial ability, which consists of a sequence of 23 amino acids.
Hankuk University Of Foreign Studies Research & Business Foundation

Prototype systems of theranostic biomarkers for in vivo molecular management of cancer

The present invention relates to a theranostic system comprising a beacon and a compound selected from the group consisting of a quinazoline-based tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a natural product. The theranostic systems have use in the therapy and diagnosis of tyrosine kinase related malignancies..
Epos-iasis Research And Development, Ltd

Purine diones as wnt pathway modulators

The invention relates to the use of compounds of general structure (i) in modulation of the wnt pathway [formula should be inserted here] wherein r1, r2, r3, r4 and r5 are each, independently, h or an alkyl group; d is selected from the group consisting of h, halogen, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, and dialkylamino, each (other than h and halogen) being optionally substituted; ar is an aryl or heteroaryl group, optionally substituted; cy is an aryl, heteroaryl or a saturated ring containing at least one heteroatom, each being optionally substituted; and n is an integer from 1 to 3.. .
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

4h-pyran compounds as insulin-regulated aminopeptidase (irap) inhibitors

The present disclosure relates generally, but not exclusively, to compounds and their use in therapy, to compositions and agents comprising said compounds, to methods of treatment using said compounds, and their use in the manufacture of medicaments. The disclosure further relates to inhibitors of irap and their use in the treatment or prevention of alzheimer's disease and the treatment and prevention of memory and cognitive disorders..
St. Vincent's Institute Of Medical Research

Simplified structural mimetics of aips as quorum sensing inhibitors

Compounds that regulate quorum sensing in staphylococcal bacteria and in particular in staphylococcus aureus are provided. Compounds are described in formulas i, ii, iii, iv, v and vi herein.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Benzenesulfonamide derivatives as inverse agonists of retinoid-related orphan receptor gamma (ror gamma (t))

Benzenesulfonamide derivatives of formula (i), the pharmaceutically acceptable addition salts thereof, the hydrates and/or solvates thereof, and the use of same as inverse agonist of retinoid-related orphan receptor gamma (rorγt) are described. A pharmaceutical composition including such compounds, as well as the use thereof for the topical and/or oral treatment of rorγt receptor-medicated inflammatory diseases, in particular acne, psoriasis and/or atopic dermatitis are also described..
Galderma Research & Development

Protein tyrosine phosphatases or shp2 inhibitors and uses thereof

Small molecule compounds derived from α-sulfophenylacetic amide (spaa) are provided as novel sulfonic acid based ptyr mimetics. These compounds effectively inhibit a variety of protein tyrosine phosphatases (ptps), such as mptpa, mptpb, lmwptp, and laforin.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation

Small molecule inhibitors of protein tyrosine phosphatases and used thereof

Small molecule compounds derived from α-sulfophenylacetic amide (spaa) are provided as novel sulfonic acid based ptyr mimetics. These compounds effectively inhibit a variety of protein tyrosine phosphatases (ptps), such as mptpa, mptpb, lmwptp, and laforin.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation

Upgrading ethane-containing light paraffins streams

A process for upgrading an ethane-containing c5− paraffin stream comprises contacting the paraffin stream with an oxygen containing gas in the presence of a selective oxidation catalyst under conditions to selectively oxidize at least part of the ethane in the paraffin stream and produce a first product stream comprising ethylene. At least part of the first product stream may then be contacted with an isoparaffin-containing feed in the presence of a solid alkylation catalyst and under conditions to alkylate at least part of the isoparaffin with at least part of the ethylene and produce a second product stream comprising c6+ alkylate.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Upgrading ethane-containing light paraffins streams

In a process for upgrading an ethane-containing c5− paraffin stream, the paraffin stream is contacted with an oxygen containing gas in the presence of a selective oxidation catalyst under conditions to selectively oxidize at least part of the ethane in the paraffin stream and produce a first product stream comprising ethylene. At least part of the first product stream is then with an oligomerization catalyst under conditions to oligomerize at least part of the ethylene and produce a second product stream comprising gasoline and/or distillate boiling range hydrocarbons.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Process and system for low pressure olefin conversion to a distillate boiling range product

Processes and reaction systems for low pressure oligomerization of olefins to produce distillate boiling range products using zeolite catalysts are provided herein.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Efficient process for converting methanol to gasoline

Systems and methods are provided for the conversion of methanol to gasoline. Such methods may be performed be the sequential conversion of methanol to dimethyl ether, the conversion of dimethyl ether (and unconverted methanol, if present) to an intermediate olefin-rich product, and the oligomerization of the olefin-rich product to gasoline boiling range hydrocarbons..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Mixed oxygen and organic compound treatment for functionalizing oxygen onto the surface of boron nitride

Improved methods of synthesizing oxygen-functionalized boron nitride (o—bn) are disclosed. In the disclosed methods, boron nitride (bn) in any form is contacted with a gaseous composition or compositions that include oxygen and an organic compound, such as, but not limited to, a hydrocarbon..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Nuclear powered internal engine nuclear fuel cycle and housing design improvement

A nanofuel engine including receiving nanofuel (including moderator, nanoscale molecular dimensions & molecular mixture) internally in an internal combustion engine that releases nuclear energy, is set forth. A nanofuel chemical composition of fissile fuel, passive agent, and moderator.
Global Energy Research Associates, Llc

Apparatus and controlling driver assistance system

An apparatus for controlling a driver assistance system, may include a vehicle information providing device that is configured to provide user state information, personal driving pattern information, and vehicle surrounding information including road information, an advanced driver assistance system (adas) driving search device that searches for and recommends an adas function for a vehicle driving route by determining information provided from the vehicle information providing device, and a user interface device that displays the adas function recommended by the adas driving search device together with the vehicle driving route when the user inputs a destination.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus, control three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus, and control program of three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus

A three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus capable of measuring the quality of a three-dimensional laminated and shaped object in real time during shaping of the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object includes a material ejector that ejects the material of the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object onto a shaping table on which the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object is shaped, a light beam irradiator that irradiates the ejected material with a light beam, a data acquirer that acquires monitoring data used to monitor a shaping state of the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object during shaping of the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object, and a shaping quality estimator that estimates shaping quality of the three-dimensional laminated and shaped object based on the monitoring data.. .
Technology Research Association For Future Additive Manufacturing

Three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus, manufacturing three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus, and program for manufacturing three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus

The shaping speed of a three-dimensional laminated and shaped object by a three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus is increased. There is provided a three-dimensional laminating and shaping apparatus for shaping a three-dimensional laminated and shaped object by irradiating a powder with an electron beam.
Technology Research Association For Future Additive Manufacturing

Cutting line positioning apparatus, cutting system, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing cutting line positioning computer program, and cutting line positioning method

A candidate point selection processor selects, as candidate points, vertices on an outline. A search point selection processor selects, from the candidate points, a reference search point to be used to search for a point that serves as a cutting line endpoint.
Roland Dg Corporation

Method for manufacturing metal strip

A method for manufacturing metal strip comprises abutting at least two metal strips to form a abutment interface between each other, then welding the metal strips along the abutment interface by a laser light to form a weld pass with a welding penetration depth between the metal strips, and a reflected light is reflected from the weld pass, and finally receiving the reflected light by a spectrometer which can determine the welding penetration depth according to the reflected light spectrum. A welding parameter can be selectively adjusted according to the welding penetration depth to correct the welding penetration depth in real time, and the follow-up weld pass can conform to the specification for decreasing weld defective ratio..
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Upgrading fuel gas using stoichiometric air for catalyst regeneration

Systems and methods are provided for catalyst regeneration using a stoichiometric amount or less air for coke combustion.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Supported catalyst, its activated form, and their preparation and use

A supported catalyst and preparation method thereof, the catalyst comprising an organic polymer material carrier and raney alloy particles supported on the organic polymer material carrier, wherein substantially all of the raney alloy particles are partially embedded in the organic polymer material carrier. The catalyst can be used in hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, amination, dehalogenation or desulfuration reactions..
Beijing Research Institute Of Chemical Industry, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation

Fuel upgrading by reforming and dehydrocracking

Zn-promoted and/or ga-promoted cracking catalysts, such as cracking catalysts comprising an mse framework zeolite or an mfi framework zeolite can provide unexpectedly superior conversion of branched paraffins when used as part of a catalyst during reforming of a hydrocarbon fuel stream. The conversion and reforming of the hydrocarbon fuel stream can occur, for example, in an internal combustion engine.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Core-shell compositions, methods of making the same, and gas separation processes using the same

Porous organic compositions including a core comprising nitrogen-containing molecules and a shell comprising nitrogen-containing compounds wherein the shell is non-chemically bonded to the core are provided herein. Processes for making the porous organic compositions as well as gas separation processes using the porous organic compositions are also provided herein..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Apparatus for producing inorganic powder and producing and classifying inorganic powder

An apparatus for producing an inorganic powder and an apparatus for producing and classifying an inorganic powder are provided, wherein the apparatus for producing an inorganic powder includes an insulating tube, at least one pair of annular rf electrodes, and a gas supply apparatus. The pair of annular rf electrodes surrounds the outer circumference of the insulating tube to generate a first electric field region outside the insulating tube and generate a second electric field region having a plasma torch in the insulating tube after being turned on.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Upgrading hydrocarbons using stoichiometric or below stoichiometric air for catalyst regeneration

A method is provided for upgrading a hydrocarbon feed. The method may include contacting a hydrocarbon feed with a catalyst in a fluidized bed reactor; directing a portion of the catalyst from the fluidized bed reactor to a regeneration zone, such that the portion of the catalyst flows in a first direction through the regeneration zone; directing combustion air into the regeneration zone in a counter-flow direction to the first direction, wherein the combustion air is provided at a rate of about 100.05% or less of the stoichiometric air requirement for combusting coke present on the portion of catalyst; regenerating the portion of the catalyst in the regeneration zone to produce regenerated catalyst; and directing a portion of the hydrocarbon feed to combine with the regenerated catalyst downstream of the regeneration zone and lift the regenerated catalyst back to the fluidized bed reactor..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Drug monitoring device for intravenous infusion and the method thereof

The disclosure provides a drug monitoring device assembled outside an intravenous infusion set for intravenous infusion, including a fastening assembly, a monitoring sensor mounted on the fastening assembly, and a monitoring module. The monitoring sensor includes at least one turbidity light transmitter for emitting first light beams and at least one light receiver.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Preventative therapy for post-traumatic osteoarthritis

Compositions comprising a reverse-temperature sensitive hydrogel comprising a biopolymer such as a polysaccharide and a synthetic polymer, and a compound in an amount that reversibly inhibits respiratory enzyme complex i, and methods of using the composition, are provided.. .
University Of Iowa Research Foundation

High refractive index hydrophilic materials

A hydrophilic intraocular lens (iol) with high refractive index comprising at least one copolymer comprising: ((a) a first monomeric subunit comprising (i) a polymerized (meth)acrylate group and an aliphatic carbon moiety comprising at least two hydroxyl substituents or (ii) a polymerized (meth)acrylamide group, (b) a second monomeric subunit different from the first monomeric subunit comprising a polymerized (meth)acrylate group, at least one side group comprising (i) an aryloxy moiety comprising at least one halogen, and (ii) an aliphatic carbon moiety linking the aryloxy moiety with the polymerized (meth)acrylate group, wherein the aliphatic carbon moiety comprises optionally at least one hydroxyl substituent, (c) a third monomeric subunit different from the first and second monomeric subunits comprising a polymerized (meth)acrylate group and at least one alkoxyalkoxyalkyl side group.. .
Benz Research And Development Corp.

Film, manufacturing method thereof, and use thereof

The present disclosure provides a film composed of a polymer mixture, wherein the polymer mixture includes: a hydrophobic composition including polycaprolactone (pcl); and at least one hydrophilic polymer selected from a group consisting of: alginate, gelatin, chitosan, hyaluronic acid, collagen, demineralized bone matrix (dsm), carboxymethyl cellulose (cmc), fibrin, polyoxyethylene, polyethylene glycol (peg) and polyvinylpyrrolidone, wherein the weight ratio of the hydrophobic composition to the at least one hydrophilic polymer is about 1:0.01-100, and wherein the film has the effect of preventing leakage from a surgical wound or a diffuse wound.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Methods of delivery of transgenes for treating brain diseases

The present disclosure provides methods of treating a disease or delivering a therapeutic agent to a mammal comprising administering to the mammal's deep cerebella nuclei a recombinant adeno-associated virus (raav) particle comprising an aav capsid protein and a vector comprising a nucleic acid encoding a therapeutic agent inserted between a pair of aav inverted terminal repeats in a manner effective to infect the cns cell of the non-rodent mammal such that the cns cell expresses the therapeutic agent in the non-rodent mammal.. .
University Of Iowa Research Foundation

Linker-drug and antibody-drug conjugate (adc) employing the same

A linker-drug represented by formula (i) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof is provided. In formula (i), c is a conjugator, l is a linker unit, d is a toxin unit, and n is an integer ranging from 1 to 4.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Agtr1 aptamer-anticancer drug complex for cancer cell chemotherapy

This invention relates to a complex for cancer cell chemotherapy and, more particularly, to an agtr1 aptamer-anticancer drug complex for chemotherapy of cancer cells, which includes a nucleic acid aptamer specifically binding to agtr1 and an anticancer drug linked with the nucleic acid aptamer, so that agtr1-positive (overexpressed) breast cancer cells are selectively targeted and killed.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Vaccine composition containing synthetic adjuvant

Compositions and methods, including vaccines and pharmaceutical compositions for inducing or enhancing an immune response are disclosed based on the discovery of useful immunological adjuvant properties in a synthetic, glucopyranosyl lipid adjuvant (gla) that is provided in substantially homogeneous form. Chemically defined, synthetic gla offers a consistent vaccine component from lot to lot without the fluctuations in contaminants or activity that compromise natural-product adjuvants.
Infectious Disease Research Institute

Tlr agonists for reducing activation-induced pd-1 expression on t cells and methods of use

The present invention is directed toward methods of increasing the immune response to an antigen using tlr1/2 agonist and/or tlr7 agonist in combination with a t cell activating treatment, for example, a vaccine. In some aspects, the present invention provides methods of enhancing an anti-tumor response comprising administering at least one tlr1/2 agonist and/or at least one tlr7 agonist in combination with an immunotherapeutic agent..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Syndecan peptides and polypeptides as inhibitors of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (vegfr2) and very late antigen-4 (vla-4)

The disclosure provides for peptides from syndecan 1 and methods of use therefor. These peptides can inhibit vla-4 interaction with vegfr2, thereby preventing tumor cell growth and tissue invasion..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Conditioning protocols and use of same for tissue regeneration

A method of conditioning a subject in need of transplantation of progenitor cells in suspension of a tissue of interest is disclosed. The method comprising: (a) administering to a subject a therapeutically effective amount of an agent capable of inducing damage to the tissue of interest, wherein the damage results in proliferation of resident stem cells in the tissue; and subsequently (b) subjecting the subject to an agent which ablates the resident stem cells in the tissue.
Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.

Point-of-care and/or portable platform for gene therapy

A platform for ex vivo isolation, production, and formulation of genetically-modified cells is described. The platform utilizes a software-enabled point-of-care and/or portable device making gene therapy more widely available..
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Levocetirizine and montelukast in the treatment of inflammation mediated conditions

The embodiments described herein include methods and formulations for treating viruses and diseases that are exacerbated by inflammatory responses in the body. The methods and formulations include, but are not limited to, methods and formulations for delivering effective concentrations of levocetirizine and montelukast to a patient in need.
Inflammatory Response Research, Inc.

Treatment of debilitating fatigue

The present disclosure relates to a dopamine stabilizing agent and an anti-depressive agent for use in the treatment of disorders characterized by debilitating fatigue, such as myalgic encephalomyelitis (me)/chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs), fibromyalgia (fm) and depression, as well as of combinations thereof. Related treatment methods, pharmaceutical compositions and combination kits are also disclosed..
A. Carlsson Research Ab

Small molecule analogs of the nemo binding peptide

The invention is directed to a method of inhibiting, within a living cell, the interaction between nf-κb essential modulator (“nemo”) with iκb kinase-β (ikk-β) at the nemo binding domain (nbd), comprising exposing the cell to an effective amount or concentration of a compound of the invention, a nemo-binding domain analog (nbda). The invention is further directed to a method of treating a condition in a patient, wherein inhibiting the interaction between nf-κb essential modulator (“nemo”) with iκb kinase-β (ikk-β) at the nemo binding domain (nbd) is medically indicated, comprising administering to the patient an effective dose of a compound of the invention.
The Scripps Research Institute

Treatment of inflammatory lesions in subjects afflicted with moderate to severe acne

Provided is a regimen for therapeutic treatment of inflammatory acne lesions in a subject afflicted with moderate to severe acne. The regimen can include topically applying to said subject's skin, as active ingredients, 0.3% by weight adapalene and 2.5% by weight benzoyl peroxide, combined in a single formula that delivers said active ingredients together to achieve, in a group of such subjects, a decrease of at least about 80% in the number of said subjects having nodules and/or cysts after treatment with said regimen, wherein said percents by weight are relative to the weight of the single formula, and wherein said single formula is applied once or twice daily for a period of about 12 weeks..
Galderma Research & Development

Long acting liraglutide compositions

The present invention relates to a long acting composition comprising, therapeutically effective amount of liraglutide, a block or a graft copolymer comprising hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties or mixtures thereof, at least one amphipath, and an aqueous vehicle, wherein the composition is in the form of a gel which is rendered injectable when forced through a needle by means of a plunger. The composition provides effective blood glucose control for about 6 days to about 14 days after single administration to a subject in need thereof, in particularly for about a week..
Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Limited

Artificial vestibular organ system

An artificial vestibular organ system includes an artificial semicircular canal; a liquid filled in the artificial semicircular canal; artificial hair for sensing movement of liquid in the artificial semicircular canal; a signal conversion unit for converting an electrical or magnetic signal generated from the artificial hair into a body stimulation signal; a body stimulation pulse generation unit for transmitting the body stimulation pulse converted by the signal conversion unit to the ampulla; and a power unit. The artificial hair can be constituted in a pressure sensing manner or in a speed sensing manner for sensing the flow rate.
Inha University Research And Business Foundation

Multi-diameter drill bit

A multi-diameter drill bit for implant bed preparation is provided. The drill bit has a drill shank that can be coupled with a driving tool to transfer drilling torques and forces to a drill body distal to the drill shank and a drill tip distal to the drill body.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Individualized preoperative planning system and method

An individualized preoperative planning system for fracture fixation constructs provides fracture assessment before automatically performing finite element simulations to generate biomechanics associated with a large number of fracture fixation construct design alternatives. Data visualization utilizing multivariate plots or surrogate modeling based on the simulation results are then provided to surgeons enabling surgeons to view, adjust and optimize their fracture fixation construct designs..
The Penn State Research Foundation

Ablation of myocardial tissues with nanosecond pulsed electric fields

An apparatus and methods for performing ablation of myocardial tissues are disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of ablation electrode configurations to which nanosecond pulsed electric fields are applied.
Old Dominion University Research Foundation

Bedside stereotactic ultrasound guidance device, system and method

The present invention provides fixation devices, locking assemblies, and methods for using the same. The fixation devices of the invention are capable of accurate insertion of medical devices by providing detection means of a patient's internal anatomy and localizing a desired target.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Adaptive medical image transmission device and method

The present invention relates to an adaptive medical image transmission device and method which consider communication state and residual power. The adaptive medical image transmission method induces an image receiving device to post-process a result of medical image processing performed by a medical image transmission device by: receiving medical image data by means of a probe; sensing communication throughput indicative of a communication state between the image transmission device and the image receiving device; variably determining a data rate required to transmit data on the basis of a preset data rate based on the sensed communication throughput; performing medical image processing by selecting a signal path which satisfies the determined data rate with respect to the medical image data; and transmitting the result of the medical image processing to the image receiving device according to the determined data rate..
Sogang University Research Foundation

Portable magnetic resonance imaging methods and apparatus

According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging. The magnetics system comprises a permanent b0 magnet configured to produce a b0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system, and a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted magnetic resonance signals, a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the magnetic resonance imaging system to perform image acquisition, and a base that supports the magnetics system and houses the power system, the base comprising at least one conveyance mechanism allowing the portable magnetic resonance imaging system to be transported to different locations.
Hyperfine Research, Inc.

Methods and systems of random projection filter banks for time series prediction and fault prognosis

Systems and methods for determining a model for predictive inference on an operation of a machine. A processor is configured to acquire time series data, the times series data includes training data and test data, the time series data represents an operation of the machine for a period of time, and the training data includes observations labeled with an outcome of the predictive inference.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury

A stimulus is displayed in a visual field on a stimulus side (e.g., right or left) of a subject. An input is received from an input side of the subject.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Physiological signal measuring method and physiological signal measuring device

A physiological signal measuring method and a physiological signal measuring device are provided. The physiological signal measuring method includes the following steps: a first inputting signal having a first frequency, a second inputting signal having a second frequency and a third inputting signal having a third frequency are respectively inputted to at least two electrode sheets attached on a skin.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Computerized information collection and processing apparatus

An improved endoscopic device which is introduced into the intestinal tract of a living organism and which operates autonomously therein, adapted to obtain and store or transmit one or more types of data such as visual image data, laser autofluorescence data, or ultrasonic waveform data. In another aspect of the invention, an improved endoscopic device useful for implanting the aforementioned endoscopic smart probe is disclosed.
West View Research, Llc

Composition and system for attracting lepidopterous insects

The invention relates to a composition for attracting lepidopterous insects comprising a vapour blend of acetic acid and one or more compounds of formula (i), (i) wherein r is selected from the group comprising —ch2oh, —cn, —nc, and —oh; and to methods of using the composition to attract, detect, survey, monitor and/or control lepidopterous insects.. .
The New Zealand Institute For Plant And Food Research Limited

Furniture protector against bed bugs and other crawling insects

Pitfall traps, coasters, devices, apparatus, systems and methods for capturing crawling insects, such as bed bugs, and/or for preventing the insects from climbing up furniture legs to furniture such as beds, cots, chairs and any type of furniture where a person would rest or sleep. Smooth slick surfaces and/or pesticide treated surfaces can be located on underside facing horizontal or angled surfaces used with or without sticky surfaces which all can be used to prevent insect and bed bug travel and assist in helping trap the insects and bed bugs..
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Transgenic mouse expressing inactivated human iduronate-2-sulphatase and improving a hunter syndrome treating agent using same

A transgenic mouse expressing inactivated human iduronate-2-sulphatase (ids) and a method for improving agents for treating hunter syndrome using the transgenic mouse are provided. The transgenic mouse expressing the inactivated human ids, which has immune tolerance to ids, does not cause an immune response to ids which is an active component of the agents for treating hunter syndrome, and thus the transgenic mouse may be effectively used to identify immunogenic factors other than the immunogenicity of the protein components of the agents..
Mogam Institute For Biomedical Research

Results from search providers using a browsing-time relevancy factor

A method for searching web pages that begins with the identification of query criteria entered into a search provider. A set of web pages that satisfies the query criteria are determined.
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd.

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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The Medical Research, Infrastructure And Health Services Fund Of The Tel Aviv Medical Center

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Access control method and apparatus based on service level

An operation method of a server in a communication network includes receiving a connection request message from each of a plurality of gateways connected to the server; identifying a service level of a terminal that has transmitted the connection request message based on information included in the connection request message; selecting a first gateway corresponding to the service level among the plurality of gateways as a gateway to which the terminal is to be connected; and transmitting a connection approval message, which is a response to the connection request message, to the terminal through the first gateway.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method for controlling wireless communication network and server therefor

A method of controlling a wireless communication network, performed by a server, includes determining neighbor base stations adjacent to a target base station based on a connection relationship between a plurality of base stations; setting at least two reference base stations based on hop distances between the neighbor base stations; grouping terminals connected to the target base station into at least two groups based on information of the at least two reference base stations, and allocating a different time resource to each of the at least two groups.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Channel allocation accomodating multiple nodes in sensor network

A channel allocation system for accommodating a plurality of nodes in a sensor network includes a pan coordinator generating channel allocation information and csma idle information and transmitting a beacon including the channel allocation information and the csma idle information; and at least one node receiving the beacon, determining whether the contention period is in idle state based on the extracted channel allocation information and the csma idle information, determine a transmission time, an operation state in a reception interval, how to process received data by determining whether a channel is allocated based on whether the contention period is in idle state, and operating according to the determination result.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method and transmitting and receiving downlink control channel in wireless communication system

Disclosed is a 5g or a pre-5g communication system provided to support a higher data transmission rate than a 4g communication system such as lte. A method and an apparatus are provided for transmitting and receiving a downlink control channel in a wireless communication system.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and monitoring downlink control channel in wireless communication system

The present disclosure relates to a communication method and a system for converging a 5th-generation (5g) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-generation (4g) system with a technology for internet of things (iot) is provided. The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5g communication technology and the iot-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Terminal device, communication method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device monitors an mpdcch in a search space corresponding to multiple subframes, and performs a drx functionality for controlling monitoring of the mpdcch. When the mpdcch indicates initial transmission, a drx-inactivitytimer is started or restarted in the last subframe in a search space..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus and detecting upstream rf signals based on preamble, and cable broadcasting using the same

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for detecting an upstream rf signal based on a preamble. The apparatus for detecting an upstream rf signal based on a preamble includes an analog-to-digital converter unit for receiving an rf analog signal and converting the same into an rf digital signal; a down-converter unit for converting the rf digital signal into a baseband digital signal; a packet detection unit for performing packet detection by performing an operation on the baseband digital signal and preset differential preamble signals; and a timing calculation unit for generating timing information of a terminal device based on the baseband digital signal and time information generated through the packet detection..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Systems and methods for controlling and locating the source of a remote beacon signal

Systems and methods for controlling and locating the source of a remote signal, comprising a first electronic device configured to transmit a first wireless signal containing information concerning a power level of the first electronic device, and a second electronic device configured to: measure a strength of the first wireless signal; approximate a proximity of the second electronic device to the first electronic device; identify, based on the approximated proximity and the information concerning the power level of the first electronic device, one or more changes to a configuration of the first wireless signal for optimizing power consumption of the first electronic device during a search for the first electronic device; and instruct the first electronic device, via a second wireless signal, to transmit the first wireless signal with the at least one or more identified configuration changes.. .
Groupcare Technologies, Llc

Core frequency/count decision-based thermal mitigation optimization for a multi-core integrated circuit

Systems, methods, and computer programs are disclosed for providing optimal power/performance thermal mitigation in a portable computing device having a plurality of processing cores. An exemplary method comprises storing a power sweep table defining a power consumption value for each of a plurality of core frequency and core count combinations for an integrated circuit having a plurality of processing cores.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and handling abnormality of network communication function and storage medium

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for handling abnormality of a network communication function. When it is determined that a network communication function of a modem is abnormal, the modem is disconnected from a current cell, the current cell is set to be a barred cell, and a first barring duration within which the barred cell is barred is set; and when a duration within which the barred cell is barred is shorter than the first barring duration, one or more cells corresponding to a radio access technology (rat) supported by the modem is searched for, the cells excluding the barred cell..
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Handover method, system and user equipment

A handover method, system and user equipment are provided. The handover method includes establishing a voice call between a caller device and a callee device in a first network; detecting first-link performance between the caller device and the first network and detecting second-link performance between the caller device and a second network; detecting third-link performance between the callee device and the second network; and determining whether to turn over from the first network to the second network and start a standby call between the caller device and the callee device which has been established in the second network, according to the first-link performance, the second-link performance and the third-link performance, wherein the first network and the second network are respectively a circuit-switched network and a packet-switched network or respectively a packet-switched network and a circuit-switched network..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method for setting modes of data transmission, and base station device and terminal device using the same

A method for setting modes of data transmission, adapted to the base station device provided. The method includes steps of: receiving a signal quality indicator and a value of interference cancellation capability from a terminal device; obtaining a power difference according to the signal quality indicator by subtracting a reception power of the terminal device from a transmission power of the terminal device; comparing the power difference with the value of interference cancellation capability, and setting the terminal device as a first type terminal device only allowed to apply half duplex transmission or a second type terminal device allowed to apply full duplex transmission according to the comparison result..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Data transmission method, base station device and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A data transmission method, adapted for a base station device, includes: determining whether an end device is in at least one of an unstable state, a pre-operation state of data transmission, and a measurement state according to report data of the end device; if so, entering a first mode to provide a first signal service range; and if not, enter a second mode to provide a second signal service range greater than the first signal service range.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Adapting search query processing according to locally detected video content consumption

A process adapts user-initiated search queries. The process executes at a client device with a microphone.
Google Llc

Apparatus and adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and stereo camera

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and a stereo camera. The parallax adjusting method includes obtaining a depth range of a current scene.
Shenzhen Mercury Optoelectronics Research Institute

Apparatus and generating image of arbitrary viewpoint using camera array and multi-focus image

An arbitrary viewpoint image generation method includes obtaining an original image set photographed by a plurality of cameras included in a camera array at each of at least one focal distance at a same time point; obtaining a multi-focus image set by generating a multi-focus image from the original image set for each of the at least one focal distance; and generating an arbitrary viewpoint image at a position where a viewpoint is to be moved from the multi-focus image set.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Mobile-based personal content protection apparatus and method thereof

Provided are a mobile-based personal content protection apparatus and method, in which a user sets a mobile terminal to prevent another user from photographing and using personal content with a camera included in the mobile terminal. The mobile-based personal content protection apparatus may include a camera view estimator, a peripheral information receiver, a personal content detector, and a personal content masking unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Panoramic vision system

A panoramic vision system includes a processor configured to convert received images into images in a spherical coordinate; a memory coupled to the processor and configured to store the images in the spherical coordinate; and a spherical display coupled to the processor, wherein the spherical display has a sphere center, the spherical display comprises a plurality of light-emitting-diode pixels being arranged according to the spherical coordinate, there is a same radial distance between each light-emitting-diode pixel of the plurality of light-emitting-diode pixels and the sphere center, in the plurality of light-emitting-diode pixels, there is a same azimuth spacing between adjacent two of the plurality of light-emitting-diode pixels at a zenith angle, and there is a same zenith spacing between adjacent two of the plurality of light-emitting-diode pixels at an azimuth angle.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Container deployment scheduling with constant time rejection request filtering

Container deployment scheduling with constant time rejection request filtering is disclosed. For example, each node in a multi-node system includes system resources with available amounts quantitatively represented by values.
Red Hat, Inc.

Automated learning universal gateway

A gateway includes a communication interface and a processor. The processor is configured to receive, via the communication interface, a graphical representation of a device to be connected to the gateway, the graphical representation being in an electronic format.
Fujitsu Limited

Method and device with intelligent media management

A method (300) and device (200) with intelligent media management is disclosed. The method (300) can include: streaming (310) media content in a wireless communication device; identifying (320) a media signature of the streamed media content; searching (330) a stored library for the identified media signature; and playing (340) locally stored media content, if the search results in finding a match with the identified media signature in the stored library.
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Wireless network service interfaces

A uniform wireless network service selection information exchange interface system is provided to facilitate a consistent user experience across multiple wireless networks that may have different service plan activation or service plan purchase processes. Network detection of service usage anomalies based on device-based data usage reports is provided to enable the network to determine whether an end-user device is likely operating in accordance with the established policy, or whether the end-user device may be operating fraudulently..
Headwater Research Llc

Computerized automatically sharing device pairing credentials across multiple devices

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

Data packet forwarding

A sdn controller obtains and stores a nat mapping relationship between a private network address and a public network of a host computer in each sdn; receives a flow table request for a data packet from a vtep device, searching for a nat mapping relationship corresponding to a target ip address of the data packet when determining that the data packet is forwarded across sdns; generates a flow table used for forwarding the data packet according to the nat mapping relationship corresponding to the target ip address searched out and network topology information, and transmits the flow table to the vtep device, wherein the flow table comprises a nat processing instruction for a source ip address and encapsulation information, and a target ip address in the encapsulation information is a public network address in the nat mapping relationship searched out.. .
New H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and providing partitions of classification resources in a network device

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for partitioning classification resources in a network device in a high performance network. Classification resources can be configured into a plurality of levels of partitions, with one or more hardware-based partitions configured to store flow entries associated with frequently-used or performance-sensitive flows, and a firmware-based partition to access large lookup tables stored in one or more additional memories for classification resource scalability.
Oracle International Corporation

Tree recovery method, controller and recording medium for software-defined network

A tree recovery method for a software-defined network (sdn) adapted to an sdn controller is provided. The tree recovery method includes: establishing topology information based on a current sdn topology and storing the topology information in a storage of the sdn controller; receiving a failure message reporting a failure link of the sdn, a plurality of network nodes of the topology information are classified into at least one losing nodes and at least one remaining node according to the failure link; and calculating and linking the at least one losing node to the at least one remaining node by using the topology information stored in the storage..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Determining cryptographic operation masks for improving resistance to external monitoring attacks

Systems and methods for determining cryptographic operation masks for improving resistance to external monitoring attacks. An example method may comprise: selecting a first input mask value, a first output mask value, and one or more intermediate mask values; based on the first output mask value and the intermediate mask values, calculating a first transformation output mask value comprising two or more portions, wherein concatenation of all portions of the first transformation output mask value produces the first transformation output mask value, and wherein exclusive disjunction of all portions of the first transformation output mask value is equal to the first output mask value; and performing a first masked transformation based on the first transformation output mask value and the first input mask value..
Cryptography Research, Inc.

Techniques for unified synchronization channel design in new radio

Various aspects described herein relate to techniques for synchronization channel design and signaling in wireless communications systems (e.g., a 5th generation (5g) new radio (nr) system). In an aspect, a method includes identifying a frequency band supported by a user equipment (ue), identifying one or more frequency locations based on the identified frequency band, and the one or more frequency locations are a subset of synchronization raster points used for synchronization signal transmission.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and apparatus of mitigating interference in a heterogeneous network using an inter-cell interference coordination

Methods and apparatuses of mitigating interference in a heterogeneous network using an inter-cell interference coordination are provided. An interference control server assigns, for each of the ue groups, a set of almost blank subframes (abs) or non-preferred sub-bands specific to the corresponding one of the ue groups based on the ue group interference relationship and a resource demand for each of the ue groups.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Ofdm communication system with enhanced channel estimation and data detection techniques

There is provided an enhanced ofdm communication system using an enhanced channel estimation and data detection techniques. The system is based on replacing pilot symbols by real-valued information symbols, which enables realizing one-shot blind channel estimator (osbce) with low complexity.
Khalifa University Of Science, Technology & Research

Techniques for transmitting or using a pull-in signal to locate a synchronization channel

Techniques are described for wireless communication. One method includes searching for a synchronization channel on a first raster point of a frequency raster identified for synchronization channel transmission.
Qualcomm Incorporated

User equipment and codebook search 4tx dual codebook (ran1)

An enhanced node b (enb) for precoding is generally described. In some embodiments, a first precoding-matrix indicator (pmi) and a second pmi is received on an uplink channel from user equipment (ue).

Impedance matching circuit of communication apparatus

A matching circuit in a communication apparatus may comprise a first inductor disposed at a primary side of a transformer; a second inductor disposed at a secondary side of the transformer; and an impedance element connected to the first inductor and the second inductor. Also, a first terminal of the first inductor may be connected to an input terminal of the transformer, a second terminal of the first inductor may be connected to a common node connected to a ground, a first terminal of the second inductor may be connected to an output terminal of the transformer, a second terminal of the second inductor may be connected to the common node, a first terminal of the impedance element may be connected to the common node, and a second terminal of the impedance element may be connected to the ground..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Triple-push type voltage-controlled oscillator

A voltage-controlled oscillator having a triple-push structure is disclosed. The voltage-controlled oscillator having a triple-push structure may include: a voltage-controlled oscillation part including a multiple number of oscillation circuits configured to output an output signal based on a control voltage, where the multiple oscillation circuits are connected in a triple-push structure; a multiple number of phase shifters connected respectively to the output ends of the oscillation circuits and configured to change a phase of the output signals outputted from the output ends of the oscillation circuits; and an output part configured to output a final output signal by adding the output signals that are outputted with changed phases from the multiple phase shifters..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Controller for permanent magnet synchronous motor, and control estimating initial position of rotor

A controller for a sensorless permanent magnet synchronous motor having a rotor using a permanent magnet, the rotor rotating by a rotating magnetic field, caused by a current flowing through an armature is provided. The controller is configured to apply a pulse voltage for generating a magnetic field vector for searching for the initial position to each of search sections obtained by dividing a target range, narrow down a target range in such a manner that a search section in which a largest amount of current flows through the armature by application of the pulse voltage is selected as a subsequent target range, and repeat the application processing and the narrow-down processing to estimate the initial position..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Hybrid self-generation apparatus using vibration source and wind power source, and wireless sensor using the same

A hybrid self-generation apparatus includes a vibration source based generation part installed in a mechanical apparatus and converting vibration energy generated during operation or movement of the mechanical apparatus into first electric energy; a wind power source based generation part installed in the mechanical apparatus and converting kinetic energy of air generated in periphery of the mechanical apparatus during operation or movement of the mechanical apparatus into second electric energy; and a power storage part storing the first electric energy and the second electric energy. Also, the wind power source based generation part includes at least one air controller, and the wind power source based generation part automatically operates or stops power generation according to a movement speed of the mechanical apparatus in accordance with operation of the at least one air controller..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Electrical machine with brush and commutator having a specific distribution of electrical conductivity for suppression of sparking

An electrical machine with a brush commutator arrangement (1) is proposed. Brushes (3) and a commutator (5) are adapted and arranged such that, upon operating the electrical machine (1), the brush (3) and the commutator (5) are displaced relative to each other in a lateral displacement direction (7) and a contact surface (9) of the brush (3) mechanically contacts a contact surface (11) of the commutator (5) along an overlapping area (13) thereby generating an electrical contact.
Ac2t Research Gmbh

Microwave wireless charger with focusing of microwave field

Disclosed is an apparatus and method for wirelessly transmitting power to power receivers from a power transmitter. The present disclosure provides a rational search procedure for locations of the power receivers, and provides a function of simultaneously charging multiple receivers using microwave multi-focusing.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Energy-harvesting system and control method thereof

An energy-harvesting system and a control method for the energy-harvesting system are provided. A control circuit controls a switching circuit and makes an energy-storage circuit receive and store a first output current from an energy-harvesting circuit.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Am/fm directional antenna array for vehicle

An antenna array for use in a passenger vehicle. Four of the roof support pillars are used as antenna elements.
Ami Research & Development, Llc

Bipolar plate, fuel cell, and fuel cell stack

A bipolar plate, a fuel cell, and a fuel cell stack are provided. The bipolar plate includes a first flow-field plate and a second flow-field plate.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Printed flexible battery

A printed flexible battery is provided. The battery has an anode and a cathode printed on flexible, fibrous substrates.
Research Foundation Of The City University Of New York

Alloy thin films exhibiting perpendicular magnetic anisotropy

A method for forming a cofesib—pd alloy thin film exhibiting perpendicular magnetic anisotropy includes: simultaneously sputtering a cofesib target and a pd target inside a vacuum chamber to form a cofesib—pd alloy thin film on a substrate disposed inside the vacuum chamber; and annealing the substrate, on which the cofesib—pd alloy thin film is formed, to exhibit perpendicular magnetic anisotropy.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Multilayer thin films exhibiting perpendicular magnetic anisotropy

A method for forming a multilayer thin film exhibiting perpendicular magnetic anisotropy includes alternately sputtering a cofesib target and a pd target inside a vacuum chamber to form a [cofesib/pd] multilayer thin film on a substrate disposed inside the vacuum chamber. The number of times the [cofesib/pd] multilayer thin film is stacked may be 3 or more..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Magnetic domain wall shift register memory devices with high magnetoresistance ratio structures

A method includes depositing a magnetic track layer on a seed layer, depositing an alloy layer on the magnetic track layer, depositing a tunnel barrier layer on the alloy layer, depositing a pinning layer on the tunnel barrier layer, depositing a synthetic antiferromagnetic layer spacer on the pinning layer, depositing a pinned layer on the synthetic antiferromagnetic spacer layer and depositing an antiferromagnetic layer on the pinned layer, and another method includes depositing an antiferromagnetic layer on a seed layer, depositing a pinned layer on the antiferromagnetic layer, depositing a synthetic antiferromagnetic layer spacer on the pinned layer, depositing a pinning layer on the synthetic antiferromagnetic layer spacer, depositing a tunnel barrier layer on the pinning layer, depositing an alloy layer on the tunnel barrier layer and depositing a magnetic track layer on alloy layer.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method of fabricating a flexible substrate and the flexible substrate fabricated thereby

Embodiments of the inventive concepts provide a method of fabricating a flexible substrate and the flexible substrate fabricated thereby. The method includes printing a gate catalyst pattern on a separation layer, forming a gate plating pattern on the gate catalyst pattern, forming a gate insulating layer on the gate plating pattern, printing a source catalyst pattern and a drain catalyst pattern spaced apart from each other on the gate insulating layer, and forming a source plating pattern and a drain plating pattern on the source catalyst pattern and the drain catalyst pattern, respectively..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Charge storage cell and manufacturing a charge storage cell

A method can be used to manufacture a charge storage cell with a first trench and a second trench in a substrate material. The first trench is filled with a doped material.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Global shutter pixels utilizing shared deep trench isolated storage capacitors

Disclosed herein is an electronic device including an integrated circuit substrate, with a pixel array area within the integrated circuit substrate. A first deep trench isolation structure is formed in the integrated circuit substrate about a perimeter of the pixel array area.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Electrostatically clamped edge ring

An edge ring for use in a plasma processing chamber with a chuck is provided. An edge ring body has a first surface to be placed over and facing the chuck, wherein the first surface forms a ring around an aperture.
Lam Research Corporation

Integrated substrate defect detection using precision coating

Apparatuses and methods for improved substrate defect detection is provided. Substrate defects may be detected, possibly with defect detection equipment such as laser metrology equipment.
Lam Research Corporation

Ion injector and lens system for ion beam milling

The embodiments herein relate to methods and apparatus for performing ion etching on a semiconductor substrate, as well as methods for forming such apparatus. In some embodiments, an electrode assembly may be fabricated, the electrode assembly including a plurality of electrodes having different purposes, with each electrode secured to the next in a mechanically stable manner.
Lam Research Corporation

Point-of-use mixing controlling temperatures of liquids dispensed at a substrate

A liquid dispensing system for treating a substrate is provided and includes a flow controller, pressure regulator, mixing node, liquid mixer, temperature sensor, n dispensers, and system controller. The flow controller receives and controls a flow rate of a first liquid.
Lam Research Ag

Probability-based library search algorithm (prols)

One or more known compounds of a sample are ionized. At least one precursor ion corresponding to a compound of the one or more known compounds is selected and fragmented, producing a product ion mass spectrum for the precursor ion.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Multi-radiofrequency impedance control for plasma uniformity tuning

Circuits, methods, chambers, systems, and computer programs are presented for processing wafers. A wafer processing apparatus includes top and bottom electrodes inside a processing chamber; a first, second, third, and fourth radio frequency (rf) power sources; and one or more resonant circuits.
Lam Research Corporation

Three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus, three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus control method, and three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus control program

This invention can maintain the temperature of the shaping plane in a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus. A three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus includes a material spreader that spreads the material or materials of a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object onto the shaping plane on which the three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object is to be shaped; an electron gun that generates an electron beam; at least one deflector that deflects the electron beam so that it scans the shaping plane one- or two-dimensionally; at least one lens that is positioned between the electron gun and the deflector, and focuses the electron beam; a focus controller that controls the focus of the electron beam based on which region is to be scanned by the electron beam; and a controller that controls the deflecting direction of the deflector and the scanning rate..
Technology Research Association For Future Additive Manufacturing

Nanowire supercapacitors and manufacture

A method for the fabrication of h-wo3/ws2 core/shell nanowires and their use in flexible supercapacitor applications. The novel nanowire assemblies exhibit multifold advantages desired for high-performance supercapacitors, including superior material properties and electrode design.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Phase change tunable capacitor

A variable capacitor includes a substrate; a plurality of electrodes on the substrate; a phase change material on the plurality of electrodes; and a thermo-modifying element adjacent to the phase change material, wherein the thermo-modifying element changes a temperature of the phase change material. The change in temperature of the phase change material may change a capacitance between the plurality of electrodes.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

Generalized computational framework and system for integrative prediction of biomarkers

An approach is provided to computationally identify biomarkers associated with diseases and medical conditions. The procedure first identifies biomarkers individually at the dna, rna and proteome levels.

Medical system

The medical system of the embodiment comprises a recording unit, management unit, extracting unit, searching unit, and display unit. The recording unit records medical information by associating it to the classification thereof.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Programming for electronic memories

Memory circuitry comprises memory cells having two terminals and a feedback path connected between the two terminals. The feedback path is used to adaptively amplify identical programming pulses that serve to change memory states of the memory cell, and the amplification is based on a current resistive level of the memory cell, which may for example be a multi-level memory cell..
Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

Method of automatically classifying speaking rate and speech recognition system using the same

Provided are a method of automatically classifying a speaking rate and a speech recognition system using the method. The speech recognition system using automatic speaking rate classification includes a speech recognizer configured to extract word lattice information by performing speech recognition on an input speech signal, a speaking rate estimator configured to estimate word-specific speaking rates using the word lattice information, a speaking rate normalizer configured to normalize a word-specific speaking rate into a normal speaking rate when the word-specific speaking rate deviates from a preset range, and a rescoring section configured to rescore the speech signal whose speaking rate has been normalized..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Speech recognition system and method thereof, vocabulary establishing method and computer program product

A speech recognition system and method thereof, a vocabulary establishing method and a computer program product are provided. The speech recognition method includes: storing a speech recognition model including speech-units and basic components of acoustic models, wherein each of the speech-units includes at least one state and each state corresponds to one of the basic components of acoustic models; receiving first and second speech signals; obtaining a speech-unit sequence of a native/non-native vocabulary from a speech-analysis and unit-expansion module; recognizing the first speech signal according to the speech recognition model and the speech-unit sequence of the native/non-native vocabulary and further outputting a recognition result; and selecting an optimal component from the basic components of acoustic models according to the speech recognition model, the second speech signal, and the word corresponding to the second speech signal, and further updating the speech-units according to the best basic component of acoustic model..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Acoustic metamaterial

A metamaterial comprising, a plurality of acoustic vector field sensors, each configured to sense an acoustic vector field of a fluid within a fluid-filled space in response to fluid waves, and producing an electrical signal corresponding to the sensed acoustic vector field; a processor configured to perform a time and space transform on the electrical signal; and at least one phased array transducer, configured to emit fluid waves according to a produced acoustic vector field pattern dependent on a result of the time and space transform, a within a portion of the fluid.. .
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Computerized automatically creating and applying a filter to alter the display of rendered media

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

Apparatus and estimating position of vehicle

A vehicle position estimating apparatus may include a position estimation device that maps objects recognized by a sensor of the vehicle and located around of the vehicle to a parking lot map and estimates a position of the vehicle based on movement information related to the vehicle, a weight setting device that predicts a mapping accuracy of the objects using a detected result of a landmark mapped to the parking lot map by the sensor and gives a weight to each particle corresponding to an interest point of each object based on the predicted mapping accuracy of the objects, and a position correction device that corrects the estimated position of the vehicle using the each weighted particle.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method of providing information for supporting rescue in disaster area and apparatus therefor

An operation method of a first apparatus for supporting disaster communications includes obtaining map information of a disaster area from a server; obtaining information on a location of the first apparatus, and obtaining environmental condition information of the first apparatus indicating a risk of an area to which the first apparatus belongs; obtaining information on a location and environmental condition information of a second apparatus located in the disaster area from the second apparatus; determining a disaster risk level indicating a risk level for each location in the disaster area based on the location and environmental condition information of the first apparatus and the location and environmental condition information of the second apparatus; and updating the map information by reflecting the disaster risk level.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Subtractive rendering for augmented and virtual reality systems

Representative embodiments allow rendering of negative space in real world objects in a virtual reality or augmented reality system. Negative space is what exists within a real-world object.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Apparatus for reconstructing 3d model and using the same

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for reconstructing a 3d model. The apparatus for reconstructing a 3d model includes an image acquisition unit for acquiring multi-view images by receiving image signals captured by multiple drones using cameras, a geometric calibration unit for estimating motion variables of the drones based on the acquired multi-view images, and a 3d model creation unit for reconstructing a 3d model of a dynamic object from the matched multi-view images using a multi-view stereo method..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Distance measurement device and distance measurement method

A distance measurement device includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to detect a plurality of edge lines from image data received from a camera mounted on a moving object, identify a plurality of first edge lines that are among the detected plurality of edge lines and have a characteristic of a predetermined target object, search coordinates of a second edge line located at the lowest position from among the identified plurality of first edge lines, and measure a distance from the moving object to the predetermined target object based on the searched coordinates of the second edge line and a parameter of the camera.. .
Fujitsu Limited

System and image-based quantification of white and brown adipose tissue at the whole-body, organ and body-region levels

A system and method for automatically detecting and quantifying adiposity distribution is presented herein. The system detects, segments and quantifies white and brown fat adipose tissues at the whole-body, body region, and organ levels..
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Legacy card

This invention is directed toward a card that is used by a person wishing to leave a tangible or intangible item to a future recipient and beneficiary(ies). The user creates a moment online, which is then sealed in a moment capsule by a company owning or licensing this invention.

System and analyzing research literature for strategic decision making of an entity

A system and method for analyzing research literature for strategic decision making is disclosed. The method includes obtaining the patent literature and research publication documents from the database and indexing the data obtained.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Tiered greening for large business operations with heavy power reliance

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for tiered greening of power consumption on shared equipment. The system improves significantly over previous systems by allowing large organizations to utilize renewable (“green”) power progressively, fulfilling customer stipulations of power quantity, quality, and delivery, and apportioning the cost fairly among customers.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

System and pattern-recognition based monitoring and controlled processing of data objects based on conformity measurements

A pattern-recognition based method and system that generate a plurality of block elements based on predefined boundary conditions provided by an automated underwriting system, capture and scan a workflow object within a workflow pathway thereby recognizing and identifying block elements of a recognition block-map in the captured workflow object, determine a proximity factor relative to each workflow object of a second database, measure a corresponding proximity factor by matching recognized block elements of the captured workflow object with block elements of a workflow object of the second database, provide the measure for the proximity of the two workflow objects based on the mutually allocatable block elements, and generate and assign a conformity index to the captured workflow object based on the conformity of the recognized block elements with a stored block elements of a first searchable data structure.. .
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.

Network interaction system

A network interaction system includes a front-end server and a recommendation system. The front-end server receives a search request from a client terminal, provides user information of the client terminal to the recommendation system, filters a result set from a content set provided by the recommendation system according to expected reward values provided by the recommendation system, and sends the result set to the client terminal.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Information providing device, information providing method, information providing program, and computer-readable storage medium storing the program

An information providing device includes a memory storing program code and a processor operating as instructed by the program code. The program code includes: reception code configured to cause the processor to receive, from a user terminal displaying a first page, a page request for access to a second page, the page request including a user id; search code configured to cause the processor to create a query including an additional condition extracted based on the page request and the user id, and then use the created query to search a purchase history database in order to identify a product corresponding to the query; extraction code configured to cause the processor to extract product detail information of the identified product; and transmission code configured to cause the processor to transmit the second page to the user terminal and transmit the product detail information to the user terminal or another server..
Rakuten, Inc.

Product clustering algorithm

In one embodiment, a method includes generating a query based on a seed product offer that describes a product being offered for sale and executing the query, using a search engine that normalizes search terms in the query, on a plurality of product offers to determine candidate offers. The candidate offers are likely associated with the product.
Facebook, Inc.

Networking platform system and method

The networking platform system consists of a platform server including a database and related software. The platform server may have several software modules that include: a registration module for approving qualified users, a messaging module to assist in connecting users, a transaction module to help pay for featured services, a graphical display module to allow for quick and easy searching, and a contract management module for users to engage in binding work agreements.

Method and system for contextual business intelligence report generation and display

A method, system and computer program for generating a business intelligence report, comprising the steps of providing a user-operated device, whereby a user selects at least one keyword from an electronic document displayed on the user-operated device. The user then defines a contextual relationship between the keyword(s) and a business intelligence issue by way of annotations input by the user into the user-operated device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and systems for connecting innovators to researchers and money sources to facilitate the development of science

Disclosed herein are systems and methods to create an open system for the disclosure and development of technologies. Innovators and/or brands having technologies may upload technology disclosures to system components.

Keyword bidding based on search traffic on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing search traffic data internal to a social-networking system, the internal search traffic data comprising historical search volume for search terms; identifying qualifying keywords based on the internal search traffic data, wherein the internal search traffic data for each qualifying keyword satisfies one or more of the following criteria: (1) a current search volume for the qualifying keyword is less than an upper threshold volume; (2) an overall rate of change in search volume during an overall timeframe is greater than a first threshold rate of change; and (3) a current rate of change in search volume during a current timeframe is greater than a second threshold rate of change, wherein the overall timeframe begins at a time preceding the current timeframe; and sending instructions for placing a bid on each qualifying keyword to a third-party system associated with an external search engine.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Method and composing search phrases, distributing ads and searching product information

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for composing search phrases, distributing searchable advertisements and searching for product information using a computer. The computer acquires a search behavioral data, and composes a search phrase based on an original search phrase, a product category selection and a product attribute found in the search behavioral data.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Methods and systems to determine correlated-extreme behavior consumers of data center resources

Methods and systems that identify objects of a data center that exhibit correlated-extreme behavior are described. The objects may be, but are not limited to, virtual machines (“vms”), containers, server computers, clusters of server computers, and the data center itself.
Vmware, Inc.

Using profiles to match people who are likely to do business together

A profile matching website is provided which facilitates matching of participants with entrepreneurs using a resource profile to represent a participant's appointed resources. An entrepreneur can create one or more business opportunity profiles that each describes a different business opportunity.
Bcd, Llc

Machine learning-based patent quality metric

A machine-learning based artificial intelligence device for finding an estimate of patent quality, such as patent lifetime or term is disclosed. Such a device may receive a first set of patent data and generate a list of binary classifiers.

System and predicting remaining lifetime of a component of equipment

A system and method for predicting remaining lifetime of a component of equipment is provided. The prediction system includes a data module, a feature module, a current data-based prediction module, a historical data-based prediction module, and a confidence module.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Deep neural network compression apparatus and method

Provided are an apparatus and method for compressing a deep neural network (dnn). The dnn compression method includes receiving a matrix of a hidden layer or an output layer of a dnn, calculating a matrix representing a nonlinear structure of the hidden layer or the output layer, and decomposing the matrix of the hidden layer or the output layer using a constraint imposed by the matrix representing the nonlinear structure..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Semisupervised autoencoder for sentiment analysis

A method of modelling data, comprising: training an objective function of a linear classifier, based on a set of labeled data, to derive a set of classifier weights; defining a posterior probability distribution on the set of classifier weights of the linear classifier; approximating a marginalized loss function for an autoencoder as a bregman divergence, based on the posterior probability distribution on the set of classifier weights learned from the linear classifier; and classifying unlabeled data using the autoencoder according to the marginalized loss function.. .
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

All-weather thermal-image pedestrian detection method

An all-weather thermal-image pedestrian detection method includes (a) capturing diurnal thermal images and nocturnal thermal images of a same pedestrian and non-pedestrian object in a same defined block to create a sample database of thermal images, wherein the sample database comprises pedestrian samples and non-pedestrian samples; (b) performing lbp encoding on the pedestrian samples and the non-pedestrian samples, wherein complementary lbp codes in the same defined block are treated as identical lbp codes; (c) expressing the lbp codes in the same defined block as features by a gradient direction histogram (hog) to obtain feature training samples of the pedestrian samples and the non-pedestrian samples; (d) entering the feature training samples into a svm to undergo training by adaboost so as to form a strong classifier; and (e) effectuating pedestrian detection by searching the strong classifiers in thermal images with sliding window technique to detect for presence of pedestrians.. .
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology

Gatoreye system for smart transportation

Various examples are provided for smart transportation and sensing systems. In one example, an apparatus for smart transportation sensing includes a reflector integrated in a contoured roadway unit configured to protect the reflector from damage by vehicles traveling along a transportation surface; and a radio frequency identification (rfid) tag integrated in the contoured roadway unit.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Method and 3d facial recognition

The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatuses for 3-d facial recognition using the fast multipole method (fmm).. .
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation

Decoding qr code with one damaged position detection pattern

The invention provides a decoding method and system for a qr code with one damaged position detection pattern. The decoding method comprises the steps: binarizing a received image containing a qr code pattern and searching for position detection patterns, decoding the qr code pattern through the following method if two position detection patterns are searched out, recording the linear equations of the boundaries of the two position detection patterns and the vertex coordinates of the two position detection patterns and calculating the data bit width of the qr code pattern, searching out a location pattern between the two position detection patterns with the positional relation determined, determining the region where the qr code pattern is located according to the two position detection patters and the location pattern, partitioning the region where the qr code pattern is located with grids, and decoding the qr code pattern partitioned with grids..
Fujian Landi Commercial Equipment Co., Ltd.

Uniquified fpga virtualization approach to hardware security

Novel methods of virtualization with unique virtual architectures on field-programmable gate arrays (fpgas) are provided. A hardware security method can include providing one or more field-programmable gate arrays (fpgas), and creating an application specialized virtual architecture (or overlay) over the one or more fpgas (for example, by providing an overlay generator).
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated

Electronic device and detecting malicious file

An electronic device and a method for detecting a malicious file are provided. The method includes the following steps: an executable file is searched, and an import table is extracted from the executable file.
Acer Incorporated

Method for dynamic bias management between online process analyzers and referee tests

Provided herein are methods for dynamic bias management between online process analyzers and laboratory certification tests. In many refinery processes, online analyzers are used to determine any number of properties to ensure the product being produced meets a given target or specification.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Accelerator for gather-update-scatter operations

A processor may include a gather-update-scatter accelerator, and circuitry to direct an instruction to the accelerator for execution. The instruction may include a search index, an operation to be performed, and a scalar data value.
Intel Corporation

Graphical user interface machine to present a window

Within a graphical user interface, a window may be spawned at one point in time and then populated with content at a later point in time. By execution of browser-executable code by a user's device and corresponding server-side code by a machine, a pop-under window may be spawned by the user's device.
Hipmunk, Inc.

Methods and systems for object recognition

An object identification system comprises at least one database (202) of reference images. Each reference image comprises an identifiable reference object and is associated in the database with a corresponding text description of the reference object.
My Eyespy Pty Ltd

Youth sports program cataloging and rating system

According to a first aspect of the present disclosure, a method of cataloging youth sports is provided that includes: collecting youth sports data, which collecting includes automated electronic searching of the internet for the youth sports data, and storing the collected youth sports data in at least one data storage device; classifying the collected youth sports data, which classifying includes filtering and analyzing the collected data, and populating portions of the collected data into one or more predetermined candidate profiles; evaluating the one or more candidate profiles relative to a threshold, wherein each of the one or more candidate profiles that satisfy the threshold are identified as a validated profile; and publishing the one or more validated profiles in a web-based application accessible over the internet.. .
Tipevo, Llc

Content validation and coding for search engine optimization

A method and a content validation and coding system (cvcs) for validating and coding content of an electronic document for search engine optimization (seo) are provided. The cvcs integrates with application programming interfaces (apis) of search engines and/or media platforms.
Metasense Digital Marketing Management Inc.

Multi search automated blast search engine with universal embeddable functions

A search engine function which works serially as in the prior art, except where the user loads search criteria after receiving an automatically administrated parallel multi-search result. Each parallel function allows options pre-set by the user, for a single “one click” loading of search terms.

Data processing device, computer-readable recording medium having recorded therein data processing program and data processing method

A data processing device partitions a data sequence including a plurality of items of variable length block data into a plurality of search unit regions of a predetermined length, manages each variable length block data per search unit region, when making a data access to the data sequence, specifies a search unit region to which access target variable length block data belongs, based on position information included in a data access request, and searches data access target variable length block data from the variable length block data belonging to the specified search unit region, so that it is possible to easily specify access target variable length block data in the data sequence.. .
Fujitsu Limited

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.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Private content in search engine results

Representative embodiments allow private user created content to be submitted for a query so that a user can search from outside a corporate firewall and retrieve both private user created content and web content. The private user created content and web content are presented in the same user interface.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for image search

The present disclosure relates to a method and system for image searching. In the image searching process, different images comprising specific regions are obtained respective, and features in the specific regions of the different images are extracted respectively based on a convolution neural network algorithm.
Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for document search and aggregation with reduced bandwidth and storage demand

Methods and systems are disclosed for reducing bandwidth and storage demands during document search and aggregation. A method for accomplishing these objects may comprise deduplicating files on a local content repository, denisting files on the local content repository; and sending the deduplicated and denisted files to a cloud facility for storage.
Exterro, Inc.

Dynamic tensor attention for information retrieval scoring

A technique of scoring a query against a document using sequence to sequence neural networks. The technique comprises: receiving a query comprising a plurality of words from a user; performing a search for a document comprising words based on the query; feeding the words of the document as the input of an encoder of a multilayer sequence to sequence converter; generating a plurality of vectors at a decoder of the multilayer sequence to sequence converter, each vector comprising a probability associated with a respective word in the query; looking up in the respective vector each word's probability of being associated with the document; multiplying every word's probability together to determine an overall probability of the query being associated with the document; and returning the document to the user if the overall probability of the query being associated with the document is greater than a threshold value..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dynamic translation of idioms

Dynamic translation of idioms is performed with respect to electronic communications. An idiom search application is activated which identifies an idiom within a phrase and searches a corpus for a translation of the idiom and one or more associated characteristics.
International Business Machines Corporation

Identification and translation of idioms

Identification and translation of idioms is performed with respect to electronic communications. Confusion with an expression is determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Identification and processing of idioms in an electronic environment

Identification and processing of idioms is performed with respect to electronic communications. An expression is detected in connection with a potential idiom and a confidence level is assigned to the potential idiom.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and organizing and processing feature based data structures

A method for organizing and processing feature based data structures that can be used in linguistic spell checking and auto-correction, comprising: splitting an original dictionary into sub-dictionaries based on different values of a common feature such as high frequency words; receiving an input text that contains errors; determining a sub-dictionary selection common feature from the input human-readable text; selecting the sub-dictionary based on the determined sub-dictionary selection feature; executing a first matching in the selected sub-dictionary, wherein a match is found if a similarity between the characters, words, or phrases in proximity of the errors in the input text and a character, word, or phrase in the sub-dictionary is above a threshold; if a unique match is found, the result is returned as an output to correct the errors; otherwise, executing a second matching with a raised threshold, and repeating the second matching until a unique match is found.. .
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

Multi-core processor and operation method thereof

A multi-core processor having a first operation mode in which processors perform the same task and a second operation mode in which the processors perform different tasks includes first and second processors configured to write an operation mode value to a first register or second register when a function called in executed software requests the first or second operation mode, a manager configured to assign core ids of the first and second processors according to the operation mode value stored in the first register or second register, and a reset controller configured to reset the first and second processors in response to the function, wherein the manager assigns the same core id to the first and second processors when the operation mode value indicates the first operation mode, and allocates different core ids to the first and second processors when the operation mode value indicates the second operation mode.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Electronic control unit and data transmission method

An electronic control unit connected to a communication line, the electronic control unit including: a transmission request buffer including a plurality of transmission buffer areas; a message buffer including a plurality of message buffer areas; a transmission controller configured to transmit data stored in the message buffer to the communication line; and a central processing unit. The central processing unit programmed to search for data with a higher priority than data stored in the message buffer from among pieces of data stored in the transmission request buffer, sequentially search for a vacant buffer area in which no data is stored from among the plurality of message buffer areas, set the data that has been searched for in the vacant buffer area that has been searched for..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Dispatch of processor read results

In a multi-core, multi-tenant computing environment a shared cache is removed, and that space on the silicon of a cpu chip is designed to include a static register file scratchpad that is visible to the system security software. Such a static register file may be explicitly managed, where its security properties can be reasoned about via the system security software.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Pointer associated branch line jumps for accelerated line jumps

A method includes a processor providing at least one line entry address tag in each line of a branch predictor; indexing into the branch predictor with a current line address to predict a taken branch's target address and a next line address; re-indexing into the branch predictor with one of a predicted next line address or a sequential next line address when the at least one line entry address tag does not match the current line address; using branch prediction content compared against a search address to predict a direction and targets of branches and determining when a new line address is generated; and re-indexing into the branch predictor with a corrected next line address when it is determined that one of the predicted next line address or the sequential next line address differs from the new line address.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Branch predictor search qualification using stream length prediction

A computer-implemented method includes determining, by a stream-based index accelerator predictor of a processor, a predicted stream length between an instruction address and a taken branch ending an instruction stream. A first-level branch predictor of a hierarchical asynchronous lookahead branch predictor of the processor is searched for a branch prediction in one or more entries in a search range bounded by the instruction address and the predicted stream length.
International Business Machines Corporation

Tele-operated vehicle, and vehicle control device and control method thereof

A tele-operated vehicle (tov), a vehicle control device of the tov and a control method of the tov are provided. The tov includes a communication circuit, a sensor, a vehicle control device and a driving circuit.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Methods and systems for discovery of prognostic subsequences in time series

Systems and methods for determining a pattern in time series data representing an operation of a machine. A memory to store and provide a set of training data examples generated by a sensor of the machine, wherein each training data example represents an operation of the machine for a period of time ending with a failure of the machine.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Operation aware control of processing machine with redundant actuators

An operation of a processing machine with redundant actuators is controlled according to a reference trajectory by selecting, from a set of points forming a segment of the reference trajectory to be processed for a period of time, a subset of points corresponding to a fraction of the period of time. The subset of points is selected such that the redundant actuators are capable to position the worktool at each point in the subset within the period of time and are capable to maintain the worktool at the last point of the subset after the period of time while satisfying constraints on motion of the redundant actuators.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method for determining parameters for adjustment of the working of a mechanical watch

A method for determining parameters for adjusting a mechanical watch with an electronic device, including a measurement sensor a to measure a parameter to which the electronic device is subjected, and a device for data transmission to transmit the data provided by the measurement sensor to a device for receiving data which is external to the mechanical watch, the method including successively a step of measuring periodically, with the measurement sensor, the value of the physical parameter to which the electronic device is subjected; a step of transmitting the data provided by the measurement sensor to the external device for receiving data; a step of recording and analyzing the data transmitted to the device for receiving data with a view to deducing therefrom the conditions to which the electronic device is subjected, and a step of determining the parameters for adjusting the working of the mechanical watch as a function of the conditions of use.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Reducing fringe field effect for spatial light modulator

A spatial light modulator (slm) configured to reduce a fringe field effect (ffe) is provided. The slm comprises pixels each having a liquid crystal (lc) on a pixel region.
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

Variable focus spectacles and driving the same

The present disclosure provided are a variable focus spectacle and a method of driving the same methods. In accordance with an embodiment of the present disclosure, the variable focus spectacle includes a spectacle frame; a pair of lenses mounted on the spectacle frame, and having a plurality of refractive indexes that varies in sequential order by an applied voltage including at least two different power levels; and a refractive index adjuster for supplying the applied voltage to the pair of lenses, wherein the refractive indexes of the pair of lenses is varied at least twice per unit time according to the at least two different power levels..
Hankuk University Of Foreign Studies Research Business Foundation

Antenna pattern synthesizing apparatus and method

Provided is an antenna pattern synthesizing apparatus that synthesizes an antenna pattern by applying quantum-behaved particle swarm optimization (qpso) algorithm of a satellite synthetic aperture radar (sar), the antenna pattern synthesizing apparatus including a designer configured to design a mask template based on a performance of an sar system including an antenna array in which a plurality of antennas are arranged in a multidimensional structure, and a generator configured to calculate a signal amplitude and a signal phase for the antenna array to generate a first antenna pattern using qpso, and generate the first antenna pattern in the designed mask template based on the calculated signal amplitude and the calculated. .
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Optical lens having a high refractive index for robustness to liquid immersion

Various embodiments provide an optical element having a high or large refractive index. The optical element is able to maintain its beam shaping function or output when it is immersed in air or water.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Probabilistic signal, detection, and track processing architecture and system

A radar system and method is provided for increasing the search volume, detection range, and/or update rate of a search radar without requiring an increase of the radar transmit power or antenna aperture size. This is accomplished by using a target response calculation that uses signal energy that is thrown away by conventional systems.
Src, Inc.

Electromagnetic shielding for magnetic resonance imaging methods and apparatus

According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a b0 magnet configured to produce a b0 magnetic field for an imaging region of the magnetic resonance imaging system, a noise reduction system configured to detect and suppress at least some electromagnetic noise in an operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, and electromagnetic shielding provided to attenuate at least some of the electromagnetic noise in the operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, the electromagnetic shielding arranged to shield a fraction of the imaging region of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system. According to some aspects, the electromagnetic shield comprises at least one electromagnetic shield structure adjustably coupled to the housing to provide electromagnetic shielding for the imaging region in an amount that can be varied.
Hyperfine Research, Inc.

Inflammasome activation in myelodysplastic syndromes

Disclosed are methods for diagnosing a myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) in a subject. In some embodiments, the method involves assaying a sample from the subject to detect inflammasome activation, wherein an increase in inflammasome activation in the sample compared to a control is an indication of mds in the subject.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center And Research Institute, Inc.

Hydrogen sulfite detection using a sphere

A method for sensing hydrogen sulfite by a gas sensor, the method may include receiving, by first aperture of a sphere of the gas sensor, a light beam; wherein the sphere further comprises a second aperture and a first gas opening; scattering multiple times, by an interior of the sphere, the light beam to provide a scattered light beam that exits the sphere through the second aperture; receiving, by a gas analyzer of the gas sensor, the scattered light beam from the second aperture; and analyzing the scattered light beam by searching for one or more signs that are indicative of a presence of the hydrogen sulfite in the sphere.. .
Spectronix Ltd.

Non destructive magnetostrictive testing with unidirectional guided waves generated by ferromagnetic strip sensor

A ferromagnetic strip sensor for use in magnetostrictive testing of various structures. In its simplest form, the sensor has a ferromagnetic strip with an electrical coil winding.
Southwest Research Institute

Sensor arrangements and methods of operating a sensor arrangement

According to various embodiments, there is provided a sensor arrangement including a filter configured to provide an output signal having an output wavelength, the output wavelength having a dependence on a temperature of the filter; a temperature module configured to change the temperature of the filter; a controller circuit configured to control the temperature module for changing the temperature of the filter until the output wavelength increases with decreasing temperature; and a determination circuit configured to determine a dew point of an environment surrounding the sensor arrangement, based on a minimum value of the output wavelength and the dependence.. .
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Compact device for sensing a liquid with energy harvesting from liquid motion

A compact device useful for measuring an absorption spectrum of a liquid, such as water with organic contaminants, is provided. The device comprises an array of light emitting diodes (leds) each emitting light with a unique spectral peak.
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

Biological sample processing device

A biological sample processing device includes a base, a purification unit, a metering unit and a first tube. The purification unit is disposed on the base and is configured to purify a sample.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Sterile sample injector and method

A sterile injector comprises a body having a cavity, a hollow needle positionable at a distal end of the injector, a probe holder receivable within the needle, a probe connected to a distal end of the holder, and a driving element axially displaceable within the cavity, for causing relative motion between the probe and the needle upon displacement of the driving element. A sample is injected into a sealed container by displacing the driving element to a first position causing the probe to extend from the needle, applying the extended probe with a sample, displacing the driving element to a second position causing the sample laden probe to be retracted within the needle, piercing a seal of a sealed container with the needle, and displacing the driving element to a third position distally spaced from the first position, after which the probe is injected into the container interior..
Mor Research Applications Ltd.

Sensing apparatus having a light sensitive detector field

A sensing apparatus includes a sensor and a processor. The sensor includes at least one light sensitive detector.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Electrocaloric system

A system comprises a first row of electrocaloric capacitors having capacitors separated by a first set of insulation regions. A second row of electrocaloric capacitors is disposed proximate the first row of electrocaloric capacitors separated by a second set of insulation regions.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Biosafety containment system

A biosafety containment chamber comprises a rigid frame that supports an enclosure made of a flexible, substantially transparent material, which includes at least top and side surfaces joined to provide a fully enclosed environment. A plurality of glove ports are disposed on the enclosure, each including a flexible glove that enables manipulation of items within the enclosure.
Southern Research Institute

Transmission unit for wheel and power-assisted wheel set

A transmission unit comprises a planet carrier, a first hollow planet gear, a second hollow planet gear, a first ring gear, and a second ring gear. The first hollow planet gear with a first module is coupled to the planet carrier through a bearing.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Adjusting mechanism for centrifugal compressors

An adjusting mechanism, adaptive to a main body of a centrifugal compressor, comprises a diffuser channel width adjusting assembly and a gas bypass assembly. The diffuser channel width adjusting assembly comprises a width adjusting annular plate and a first valve stem.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Systems and methods for real-time monitoring of a line

A system for monitoring a line comprising a line, such as a mooring line, umbilical, pipeline, or riser. Connected to an offshore structure including a control processor located on the offshore structure, a wireless network comprising a plurality of communication nodes positioned along the line, and a plurality of measurement devices embedded within the communication nodes.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Resilient flooring product and methods of making same

Described herein are resilient floor coverings produced by using digitally printed uv-cured inks and exhibiting high adhesion properties between an ink layer and a wear layer. Also described herein are methods for manufacturing same.
Columbia Insurance Company

Purification methods and systems for contaminated liquids and mineral slurries

The present disclosure describes methods and systems comprising hydrodynamic cavitation, microwave irradiation, and at least one of oxidative sonoelectrolysis and reductive sonoelectrolysis, providing feedstock purification of at least one of water, fluid and mineral. Contaminants, broken down and chemically degraded into smaller and more volatile substances by hydrodynamic cavitation are ultimately destroyed in the course of one or more sonoelectrolysis steps.
Chiral Research, Inc.

Transmission apparatus

The present invention relates to a transmission apparatus, which comprises a base, a transmission module, a first protection sleeve, and a second protection sleeve. The transmission module is disposed on the base and includes a moving unit.
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Integrated showerhead with thermal control for delivering radical and precursor gas to a downstream chamber to enable remote plasma film deposition

A substrate processing system includes a first chamber including a substrate support. A showerhead is arranged above the first chamber and is configured to filter ions and deliver radicals from a plasma source to the first chamber.
Lam Research Corporation

Multi-station plasma reactor with rf balancing

Apparatuses for multi-station semiconductor deposition operations with rf power frequency tuning are disclosed. The rf power frequency may be tuned according to a measured impedance of a plasma during the semiconductor deposition operation.
Lam Research Corporation

Amorphous alloy material

An amorphous alloy material is provided, including 55%˜65% iron, 10%˜20% cobalt, 13%˜17% silicon, 8%˜12% boron and unavoidable impurity in weight percentage. The amorphous alloy material has good soft magnetic performance..
Metal Industries Research & Development Centre

Irre protein functional domain for improving anti-oxidation capability of cell and application thereof

Provided is an amino acid optimization of a functional motif on an irre protein of a deinococcus geothermalis strain and homologous proteins thereof obtained by site mutation, wherein a second-site or fifth-site alanine in a functional domain motif 154laelar159 is mutated into serine.. .
Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Sciences

Innovative discovery of therapeutic, diagnostic, and antibody compositions related to protein fragments of glycyl-trna synthetases

Provided are compositions comprising newly identified protein fragments of aminoacyl-trna synthetases, polynucleotides that encode them and complements thereof, related agents, and methods of use thereof in diagnostic, drug discovery, research, and therapeutic applications.. .
Pangu Biopharma Limited

Induction of pluripotent cells

The slow kinetics and low efficiency of reprogramming methods to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (ipscs) impose major limitations on their utility in biomedical applications. Here we describe a chemical approach that dramatically improves (>200 fold) the efficiency of ipsc generation from human fibroblasts, within seven days of treatment.
The Scripps Research Institute

Method of enhancing somatic cell reprogramming with the acetyllysine reader brd3r

A method of generating an induced pluripotent stem cell (ipsc) comprises introducing to an animal somatic cell at least one nuclear reprogramming inducing factor and a brd3r polypeptide or at least one nucleic acid expressing the at least one nuclear reprogramming factor and the brd3r-related polypeptide in the recipient somatic cell, and culturing said cell to generate an induced pluripotent stem cell (ipsc). The introduction of the brd3r-related polypeptide into the recipient somatic cell can increase the efficiency of inducing the generation of an ipsc by the at least one nuclear reprogramming inducing factor..
The Uab Research Foundation Inc.

Sintered platelet-like randomly shaped abrasive particles and making same

The present invention relates to sintered platelet-like randomly shaped abrasive particles based on alpha alumina having a hardness hv of at least 20 gpa and a crystal structure with an average crystal size between 100 nm and