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 new patent  Optical communication system and optical communication method

An optical communication system includes a signal processing apparatus and a wireless apparatus between which functions of a base station are divided, wherein a periodic symbol sequence including a cyclic prefix appended to a signal of a predetermined size to which an ifft (inverse fast fourier transform) has been applied is transmitted between the signal processing apparatus and the wireless apparatus by means of digital rof (radio over fiber) transmission, the signal processing apparatus and the wireless apparatus each include a transmission unit and a reception unit, the transmission unit includes: a first separation unit that acquires symbol information relating to a starting position of the symbol sequence and lengths of symbols constituting the symbol sequence, and that equalizes the lengths of the symbols by separating a portion of the symbol sequence based on the acquired symbol information; and a compression unit that compresses symbols that are to be compressed from which the separated portion of the symbol sequence has been removed, and the reception unit includes an expansion unit that expands the compressed symbols and restores the symbols.. . ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Decoding apparatus, decoding method and program

To reduce the processing amount of a field multiplication. A denotes a k-th order vector whose elements are a0, . ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Method, device and system for noise suppression

A noise suppressing method, a noise suppressing device and a noise suppressing system are provided. The noise suppressing method includes: receiving internal noise acquired by a reference voice acquisition mechanism and a voice signal containing external noise acquired by a primary voice acquisition mechanism, when the voice signal is inputted; extracting an internal signal feature corresponding to the internal noise, where the internal signal feature is a power spectrum frame sequence; acquiring an external approximate feature corresponding to the external noise based on the internal signal feature and a pre-set mapping formula; converting the external approximate feature into a noise signal estimate by the inverse fourier transform; and performing a pre-set noise cancellation process on the noise signal estimate and the acquired voice signal containing the internal noise, to obtain a noise-suppressed de-noised voice signal.. ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Methods, encoder and decoder for linear predictive encoding and decoding of sound signals upon transition between frames having different sampling rates

Methods, an encoder and a decoder are configured for transition between frames with different internal sampling rates. Linear predictive (lp) filter parameters are converted from a sampling rate s1 to a sampling rate s2. ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Efficient solutions of inverse problems

A method of solving a geophysical inverse problem for estimating a physical parameter, the method comprising providing a model vector representing the physical parameter, transforming the model vector by a first operator to provide a first transformed model vector, solve the inverse problem for the first transformed model vector to provide a first solution, transforming the model vector by a second operator to produce a second transformed model vector, solve the inverse problem for the second transformed model vector to provide a second solution, calculating a weighted sum of the first solution and the second solution.. . ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Use of wavelet cross-correlation for virtual source denoising

Seismic shot gather data is received from a computer data store for processing. The received seismic shot gather data is separated into downgoing and upgoing wavefields, a time-frequency-wavenumber (t-f-k) three-dimensional (3d) data cube comprising multiple time-frequency (t-f) slices is formed. ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Device, method and system for real time structural diagnostics with guided elastic waves

The present invention relates to a method for making a device for monitoring the structural integrity of structures such as beams, plates and shells, made of isotropic, anisotropic and/or laminated material, and to such a device. The method provides to define a asymmetric directivity function d(k1,k2) that has, in the domain of wave numbers, a plurality of maxima arranged on different concentric circumferences having center in the origin of the axes. ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Combined overspeed and fuel stream selector systems

Embodiments of a combined overspeed and fuel stream selector system are provided. In an embodiment, the assembly includes a conduit network, a discharge select valve (dsv), and a shutoff valve. ... Converse Inc

 new patent  Precipitation strengthened nickel based welding material for fusion welding of superalloys

A precipitation strengthened nickel based welding material that comprises 5-15 wt. % co, 5-25 wt. ... Converse Inc

Systems and processes for operating and training a text-based chatbot

Current chatbot systems cannot understand enough different topics to converse with students who have questions about college admissions, financial aid, courses, and other topics on the path to and through college. Current chatbots also have a hard time understanding misspellings, slang, and context-specific language, e.g., like the language used by students. ... Converse Inc

Method and apparatus for implementing sparse finite-impulse-response equalizers

A method and apparatus may include receiving a transmission. The method can also include determining a sparsifying dictionary that sparsely approximates a data vector of the transmission. ... Converse Inc

Estimating timing and angle information of wireless signals

This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatuses for estimating angular information of a received wireless signal. In some implementations, a receiving device may receive a wireless signal from a transmitting device, and estimate channel conditions, based on a number of sounding sequences, to determine a channel frequency response of the received wireless signal. ... Converse Inc

Negative electrode active material for electric device and electric device using the same

A negative electrode active material includes a silicon-containing alloy represented by: sixsnymzaa (a is unavoidable impurities, m is one or more transition metal elements, x, y, z, and a represent values of percent by mass, and 0<x<100, 0<y<100, 0<z<100, and 0≤a<0.5 and x+y+z+a=100). The silicon-containing alloy has a lattice image subjected to fourier transform processing to obtain a diffraction pattern. ... Converse Inc

Enabling sampling rate diversity in a voice communication system

An audio communication endpoint receives a bitstream containing spectral components representing spectral content of an audio signal, wherein the spectral components relate to a first range extending up to a first break frequency, above which any spectral components are unassigned. The endpoint adapts the received bitstream in accordance with a second range extending up to a second break frequency by removing moving spectral components or adding neutral-valued spectral components relating to a range between the first and second break frequencies. ... Converse Inc

05/10/18 / #20180130165

Signal encoding to reduce perceptibility of changes over time

The present disclosures relates generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites a smartphone comprising: a camera to capture video of a display that is rendering video, in which the video comprises a first watermark signal embedded in a first portion of the data, a second watermark signal embedded in a second portion of the data, and a third watermark signal embedded in a third portion of the data, in which at least two of the first watermark signal, second watermark signal and third watermark signal are inversely related to one another; electronic memory for buffering data representing captured video; one or more electronic processors programmed for: applying a first perspective distortion to the data representing the captured video to yield first perspective distorted video; and analyzing the first perspective distorted video to detect digital watermarking, in which a second perspective distortion is applied to the data representing the captured video to yield second perspective distorted video when the analyzing does not detect digital watermarking, and then performing analyzing the second perspective distorted video to detect digital watermarking. ... Converse Inc

05/10/18 / #20180130038

Kiosk and method for making puzzle tags

A device and method for making puzzle tags are disclosed. The device is a kiosk that utilizes a cutting instrument to cut tag plates, based on cutting pattern selection input provided by a customer, into a series of pieces that form a first puzzle tag. ... Converse Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129887

Method and apparatus for indicating lane

Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for indicating a lane, the method including detecting a lane marking from an input image, acquiring a bird's eye view image by applying an inverse perspective mapping to the detected lane marking, extracting control points corresponding to the lane marking from the bird's eye view image, and indicating a lane by re-projecting the control points to a space of the input image through an inverse transformation.. . ... Converse Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129345

Touch sensor electrode driving

In one embodiment, a controller includes a processor and a memory, the memory storing logic. The logic is configured to perform, when executed by the processor, operations including detecting, in response to driving a plurality of electrodes of a touch sensor with a first drive signal haying a first polarity, a first sense signal. ... Converse Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125242

Electric push rod and electric headrest support

An electric push rod includes a drive motor, an outer tube, a threaded rod, a screw nut and a slider block. The outer tube is fixed to the drive motor, the threaded rod and the screw nut are located in the outer tube, the screw nut is in a threaded connection with the threaded rod, the drive motor is connected with the threaded rod to drive the threaded rod, and the slider block is sleeved on the outer tube and supported on the screw nut. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #the system comprises means for connecting an input of a downstream transaction to an output of an upstream transaction as a function of matching rules between a code computed on all or part of the content of the downstream transaction and a check code contained in the upstream transaction, or conversely,

. . ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124433

Method and device for arithmetic coding of video, and method and device for arithmetic decoding of video

Methods and apparatuses for arithmetic encoding/decoding of video data. The arithmetic decoding method includes arithmetically decoding prefix bit strings representing a two-dimensional location of a last significant coefficient in a block sequentially by using a context model, arithmetically decoding suffix bit strings in a bypass mode, and performing inverse binarization on the arithmetically decoded prefix bit strings and suffix bit strings to acquire the location of the last significant coefficient in the block.. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124429

Transform method based on block information, and apparatus using said method

Disclosed are a transform method based on block information and an apparatus using the method. An image-decoding method comprises: a step of taking information on a block as an input; and a transform method determination step of determining an inverse transform method for the block on the basis of whether or not the prediction mode of the block is an intra-prediction mode, whether or not the size of the block satisfies a predetermined condition, and whether or not the block is a block for a luminance sample. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180123780

Secret sharing method, secret sharing system, distributing apparatus and program

Computational complexity is reduced in accordance with given k and n. A random number generation unit 12 generates random numbers r0 to rk-2 ∈gf(xq). ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180123374

Bidirectional power management techniques

Power management techniques are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include a bidirectional voltage converter circuit, and a control module that selectively operates the bidirectional voltage converter circuit in a charging mode and a delivery mode. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122385

Encoding of multiple audio signals

A device includes a receiver configured to receive an encoded bitstream from a second device. The encoded bitstream includes a temporal mismatch value determined based on a reference channel captured at the second device and a target channel captured at the second device. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122247

Integrated system to determine turbulent effects, in particular in aircrafts in flight

A method for processing and providing information relating to the effects of turbulent movements present in a fluid and perceived or perceivable by a moving vehicle when acted on by these turbulent movements comprises the steps of detecting on-board a first moving vehicle a a perceived level of turbulence tpa to which the vehicle is subject in that moment; calculating a parameter n indicative of the turbulence by applying to the perceived level of turbulence tpa a correction function f(tpa, k1a, k2a, k3a, . . ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122046

Method and system for robust and flexible extraction of image information using color filter arrays

Methods and systems for robust and flexible extraction of image information using color filter arrays. Methods are provided comprising receiving a sample set of data generated by transforming and sampling an optical property of an original color image in a spatial basis, wherein the transformation effected is substantially local in the spatial basis and has partially overlapping spectra. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121431

Apparatus and method for ranking content categories

An apparatus and method are provided for ranking content categories. Multiple sessions of usage data is collected for usage activities of a plurality of users (associated with a group) on a plurality of categories of content. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120487

Multilayer film manufacturing method and multilayer film

A method for producing a multilayer film including a substrate and an optically anisotropic layer, the method comprising; a step of coating a surface of the substrate with a liquid crystal composition containing a polymerizable liquid crystal compound capable of expressing an inverse wavelength dispersion birefringence to form a layer of the liquid crystal composition; and a step of polymerizing the polymerizable liquid crystal compound contained in the layer of the liquid crystal composition to obtain an optically anisotropic layer, wherein the surface of the substrate has a surface free energy of 50 mn/m or less, and the liquid crystal composition has a surface tension of 26 mn/m or more.. . ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120176

Hollow machine element and assembly for measuring a force or a torque

A hollow machine element for transmitting a force and/or a torque is provided. The hollow machine element forms a component of an assembly for measuring the acting force and/or torque by using inverse magnetostrictive effect. ... Converse Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117015

Targeting metabolic adaptive responses to chemotherapy

Methods for targeting adaptive responses to chemotherapy are described. In various embodiments, a method comprises administering at least one compound that inhibits s6k1, mtorc1 or upstream or downstream pathway components of s6k1 or mtorc1, in association with administration of at least one inhibitor of pparα, pparδ, or pgc1α. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109988

Smart phone platform for kids

A phone and system is disclosed which includes a programmed button(s) that initiates a telephone call from the phone to a second phone. In some embodiments, the phone may be a toy or instructional equipment configured to provide for example, children a device to learn how to converse over a telephone call with trusted parties. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109965

Methods and apparatuses for advanced receiver design

Disclosed are embodiments of apparatuses and methods of use thereof for frequency domain (fd) chip level (cl) equalizers used in wireless receivers. The fd-cl-eq may further selectively apply a higher order matrix inverse or a lower order matrix inverse in the calculation of a channel estimate based on whether interference is present or not. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109793

Residual transformation and inverse transformation in video coding systems and methods

A transform block processing procedure wherein a maximum coding-block size and a maximum transform-block size for an unencoded video frame is determined. The unencoded video frame is divided into a plurality of coding-blocks including a first coding-block and the first coding block is divided into at least one prediction block and a plurality of transform blocks. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109284

Systems and methods for symplectic orthogonal time frequency shifting modulation and transmission of data

An alternative method of data communications using orthogonal time frequency shifting (otfs) wireless waveforms configured so as to transmit data in a manner that is relatively insensitive to communications channel distortions and frequency shifts. In contrast to prior methods taught by applicant, the present disclosure teaches an alternative modulation scheme that maps data symbols intended for data transmission onto a symplectic-like 2d fourier transform which operates on a form of the original data symbols. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108150

Systems and methods for in-field stereocamera calibration

Systems and methods for in-field camera calibration in a stereovision system may include using a plurality of cameras to capture an image pair, the image pair comprising images of a scene; identifying infinite points on the images of the image pair using a calibration circuit; the calibration circuit determining a disparity amount between corresponding infinite points for each camera; and the calibration circuit determining an inverse operation to reduce the determined disparity amount between the corresponding infinite points. Systems and methods may also include a calibration circuit identifying corresponding points, in which the corresponding points include a point on a first image of an image pair corresponding to a point on a second image of the image pair; determining a translational disparity amount between the corresponding points for each camera; and determining an inverse operation to reduce the determined translational disparity amount between the corresponding infinite points.. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108091

Virtual collaboration

A method, medium, and apparatus for allowing evaluation of property, such as damaged property, remotely and efficiently. A mobile computing device at the location of the property may be used to transmit video of the property to an adjuster, and to receive video and audio communications from the adjuster. ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105160

Apparatus and method of reducing vibrations of hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for reducing vibrations of a two-cylinder engine for a hybrid electric vehicle includes a reference signal generator for generating a first reference signal and a first reference phase, a speed calculator for calculating a speed of the motor based on the position of the motor, a vibration extractor for extracting a first vibration signal based on the speed of the motor, a variable filter, a filter coefficient updater, a phase calculator, a phase shift compensator, a synchronization signal generator for generating a first synchronization signal synchronized with the first vibration signal based on a first reference phase transferred from the reference signal generator, the second phase difference transferred from the phase calculator and the first compensation value transferred from the phase shift compensator, an inverse phase signal generator, and a torque generator for generating a final command torque based on the first inverse phase signal.. . ... Converse Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104367

Flexible ultraviolet device

A solution in which an ultraviolet radiation source is mounted on a flexible substrate is provided. The flexible substrate is capable of having a deformation curvature of at least 0.1 inverse meters. ... Converse Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102869

Wireless receiver for turbo loop multiuser detection incorporating reuse of qr component

An improved receiver design implements a method for modeling users in sic turbo loop multiuser detection architectures that reduces the number of implementation cycles, and thereby reduces the computational overhead associated with computing the inverse of the received signal covariance matrix, by efficiently reusing components of a qr decomposition. By reusing some of the computational results from the previous turbo loop's equalizer calculation, the disclosed receiver significantly reduces the computational burden of updating the linear equalizer on each turbo loop. ... Converse Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099868

Wearable device having a monolithically integrated multi-sensor device on a semiconductor substrate and method therefor

A wearable device is provided having multiple sensors configured to detect and measure different parameters of interest. The wearable device includes at least one monolithic integrated multi-sensor (mims) device. ... Converse Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099515

Tape cartridge

A tape cartridge detachably mounted in a tape printing apparatus, which has a printing head portion, a drive shaft, and a base convex portion that includes a pedestal erectly disposed on a mounting base and a convex portion erectly disposed on and integrally formed with the pedestal, includes a tape roll and a core shaft that has an outer circumferential face that rotatably supports the tape roll and an inner circumferential face formed into a stepped cylindrical shape formed by a concave portion and a depressed portion which has a diameter larger than that of the concave portion. A spring is installed into the concave portion. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098094

Inverse luma/chroma mappings with histogram transfer and approximation

An sdr cdf is constructed based on an sdr histogram generated from a distribution of sdr codewords in sdr images. An hdr cdf is constructed based on an hdr histogram generated from a distribution of hdr codewords in hdr images that correspond to the sdr images. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098081

Transform selection for video coding

A device for video coding is configured to determine a characteristic of a predictive block of a current block of a current picture; identify a transform for decoding the current block based on the characteristic; inverse transform coefficients to determine a residual block for the current block; and add the residual block to a predictive block of the current block to decode the current block.. . ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098068

Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding the transform units of a coding unit

Disclosed is method of decoding, from a video bitstream, a transform unit containing at least one chroma residual coefficient array associated with a single chroma channel. The method determines a size of the transform unit related to a hierarchical level of the transform unit in a corresponding coding unit, and identifies a maximum number of inverse transforms according to the determined size. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097875

Method and apparatus for leveling loads of distributed databases

The present disclosure provides a method for leveling loads of distributed databases, including: counting loads of all servers in a distributed database system and a load proportion of each data slice loaded on each server during a statistical period; ranking respective servers according to loads of the respective servers from the highest to the lowest, allocating n top-ranked servers as high-load servers, allocating n bottom-ranked servers as low-load servers; ranking data slices loaded on an i-th ranked high-load server; ranking data slices loaded on an i-th inversely ranked low-load server; allocating a data slice on a high-load server as a source data slice, allocating a data slice on a low-load server as a target data slice, and swapping the source data slice and the target data slice. The present disclosure further discloses an apparatus for leveling loads of distributed databases.. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096694

Linear predictive coding apparatus, linear predictive decoding apparatus, and methods, programs and recording medium therefor

A linear predictive coding apparatus includes: a linear predictive analysis part performing linear predictive analysis using a pseudo correlation function signal sequence obtained by performing inverse fourier transform regarding the η1-th power of absolute values of the frequency domain sample sequence corresponding to the time-series signal as a power spectrum to obtain coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients; an adaptation part adapting values η for a plurality of plural candidates for coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients stored in a code book in a code book storing part and the coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients obtained by the linear predictive analysis part; and a coding part obtaining a linear predictive coefficient code corresponding to the coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients, using the plurality of candidates for coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients and the coefficients transformable to linear predictive coefficients for which the values of η have been adapted.. . ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096199

Motion capture system that combines sensors with different measurement ranges

Motion capture system with a motion capture element that uses two or more sensors to measure a single physical quantity, for example to obtain both wide measurement range and high measurement precision. For example, a system may combine a low-range, high precision accelerometer having a range of −24 g to +24 g with a high-range accelerometer having a range of −400 g to +400 g. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095897

Techniques to protect fuses against non-destructive attacks

Embodiments may be generally directed to techniques to encrypt and decrypt data in a first fuse block array using an encryption key of a second fuse block array, the second fuse block array having the encryption key comprising a plurality of segments of bits, an inverse encryption key comprising a second plurality of segments of bits, each segment of the inverse encryption key to correspond with a particular segment of the encryption key, and a random pattern having equally distributed bit values, the random pattern to enable detection of voltage attacks on the second fuse block array.. . ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095794

Efficient load-balancing method and system for tree-based applications

In a system having multiple parallel processors, a process to enhance performance of tree based applications by balancing the processing load amongst all available parallel processors when processing the tree structure. Tree nodes and leaves are uniformly sampled at random to estimate the corresponding work (such as node counts and leave work). ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092627

Ultrasound signal processing device, ultrasound signal processing method, and ultrasound diagnostic device

An ultrasound signal processing device includes: a receiver acquiring a receive signal sequence based on reflected detection waves received in time sequence from a subject, to generate receive signal frame data in a first orthogonal space (time direction and azimuth direction); an orthogonal space transform unit transforming the receive signal frame data to a second orthogonal space, to generate observed spectrum frame data; a transform processor processing observed spectrum partial frame data corresponding to a partial region in the second orthogonal space of the observed spectrum frame data, to generate transformed spectrum partial frame data in a third orthogonal space; and an orthogonal space inverse transform unit performing an inverse orthogonal transform on the transformed spectrum partial frame data to an orthogonal space (subject depth direction and the azimuth direction), to generate acoustic line signals for observation points in a region of interest, to generate acoustic line signal frame data.. . ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092552

Biological signal processing device and blood pressure measurement system

An r-wave of a heartbeat signal accompanied by periodic fluctuation is detected to obtain the average value of an rr interval. Further, a waveform of a heart sound signal, which periodically fluctuates in synchronization with the heartbeat signal, is forcibly repositioned at an interval equivalent to the average value of the rr interval. ... Converse Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092532

Determination of continuous dynamic corneal viscoelastic bending moduli

A changing force is applied to a cornea to cause a corneal deformation cycle. Signal information related to a corneal radius of curvature during the corneal deformation cycle is inverted and calibrated to an effective curvature defined as the inverse of the radius of curvature of the cornea. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091983

Transmitting apparatus

A transmitting apparatus includes: a data generator that generates data symbols; a zero generator that generates zero symbols having signal values of zero; a controller that receives the data symbols and the zero symbols, and controls symbols to be output; a static sequence generator that generates static sequence symbols having signal values of a static sequence; a multiplexer that divides the static sequence symbols and generates a pre-interpolation block by arranging the divided static sequence symbols at a head of the pre-interpolation block and a tail of the pre-interpolation block in the pre-interpolation block, the head preceding the symbols input from the controller, the tail following the symbols input from the controller, and a signal converter that performs a fourier transform, the interpolation, and an inverse fourier transform on the pre-interpolation block and outputs a block having being subjected to the interpolation.. . ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091900

Microphone distortion reduction

Microphone distortion reduction is presented herein. A system can comprise: a processor; and a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising: obtaining a pressure-in to voltage-out transfer function representing a distortion of an output of a microphone corresponding to a stimulus of a defined sound pressure level that has been applied to the microphone; inverting an equation representing the pressure-in to voltage-out transfer function to obtain an inverse transfer function; and applying the inverse transfer function to the output to obtain a linearized output representing the stimulus. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091455

Recipient verification

Recipient verification converses computation resources, reduces network bandwidth and reduces the amount of user input required for generating email messages that include personal salutations that are matched to the recipient's proper title, style, or honorific. The email addresses are associated with a number of recipients, gender-specific markers in names within a salutation, internal and external data sources using the email addresses (e.g., an enterprise contact server, a social network), and historical salutations to determine whether the salutation in an email message is correct for a given recipient or group of recipients. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091297

Method for symmetric block encryption or decryption

Application of the inverse of said function (f, g) to data dependent on the data produced by the permutation step (100, 104) using the generated permutation table (pc1′, pc2′).. . ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091241

Transmitter performance calibration systems and methods

An apparatus is disclosed that includes a transmit chain, a duplexer, a receive chain and a control circuit. The transmit chain is configured to generate a transmit signal at a transmit frequency. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091172

Ecc and raid-type decoding

A device includes a memory and a controller coupled to the memory. The controller is configured to read a codeword from a physical location of the memory. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090928

System and method for power supply ripple compensation

According to an embodiment, a power compensation circuit is configured to be coupled to a power supply. The power compensation circuit includes a measurement circuit and a compensation circuit. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090671

Magnetoresistive element and magnetic memory device

According to one embodiment, a magnetoresistive element includes a first magnetic layer, a second magnetic layer, and a first nonmagnetic layer. The first nonmagnetic layer is provided between the first magnetic layer and the second magnetic layer. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089146

Convolution accelerators

Examples herein relate to convolution accelerators. An example convolution accelerator may include a transformation crossbar array programmed to calculate a fourier transformation of a first vector with a transformation matrix and a fourier transformation of a second vector with the transformation matrix. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088571

Autonomous vehicle operations with automated assistance

Systems and method are provided for controlling a vehicle. In one embodiment, a vehicle includes: one or more onboard sensing devices, one or more onboard actuators, and a controller that, by a processor, obtains sensor data from the one or more sensing devices, identifies an assistance event based at least in part on the sensor data, determines an automated response to the assistance event based at least in part on the sensor data and an autonomous assistance policy, and autonomously operates the one or more actuators onboard the vehicle in accordance with the automated response. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088034

Calibration apparatus, calibration curve creation method, and independent component analysis method

A calibration data acquisition unit uses an equation x=yw in which an optical spectrum matrix x is the same as a product between a component natural spectrum matrix y and a component amount matrix x, performs independent component analysis in which column vectors of the component amount matrix w are treated as independent components so as to determine the component natural spectrum matrix y, and employs row vectors of a general inverse matrix y† of the component natural spectrum matrix y as component calibration spectra corresponding to a plurality of components. A calibration curve is created by using a target component calibration spectrum corresponding to a target component.. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088029

Spectroscopic analysis apparatus, spectroscopic analysis method, and readable medium

A spectroscopic analysis apparatus, a spectroscopic analysis method, and a program capable of appropriately analyzing a sample are provided. The spectroscopic analysis apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a light source (13) generates light to be incident on a sample including a plurality of substances labeled by a plurality of labeled substances; a spectrometer (14) disperse observed light generated in the sample by the light incident on the sample; a detector (15) detects the observed light dispersed by the spectrometer (14) to output observed spectral data; and a processor (16) analyzes the plurality of substances included in the sample based on the observed spectral data output from the detector (15), the processor (16) analyzing the substances included in the sample using a generalized inverse of a matrix having, as elements, reference spectral data set for the plurality of labeled substances and data of a noise component.. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086128

Can imprinting device and associated methods

A can imprinting device includes a blanket wheel having a plurality of blankets. Each blanket has a printing surface and at least two of the printing surfaces having a first part and a second part that each have raised and recessed portions. ... Converse Inc

03/29/18 / #20180084878

Automatic inversely foldable umbrella

An automatic inversely foldable umbrella includes a skeleton structure provided with a main shaft; an upper runner fixed to one end of the main shaft; a lower runner slidably disposed on the main shaft; a middle runner slidably disposed on the main shaft between the upper runner and the lower runner; plural skeleton linkages having a first rib, a second rib, and a foldable rib; plural linking members with one end pivotally disposed on the lower runner and the other end connected with the first rib; a resilient member disposed between the middle runner and the lower runner, and compressible due to the middle runner and the lower runner movement; a first canopy combined to the upper runner and a second canopy combined to the lower runner for covering the skeleton linkages; and a handle. Therefore, the folding and expanding operation of the umbrella are facilitated.. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084277

Data compression using spatial decorrelation

Methods and modules for spatial decorrelation and recorrelation are described. A block of data values can be spatially decorrelated in two dimensions efficiently by processing rows of the data values in a particular order such that if the results of spatially decorrelating a first row will be used for column-wise spatial decorrelation of a second row then the data values of the first row are processed in an earlier iteration to that in which the data values of the second row are processed. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083617

Paralleling of switching devices for high power circuits

A circuit includes first and second half bridges, a first inductor, a second inductor, and a main inductor. The half bridges each include a high side switch, a low side switch, and a gate driver configured to apply switching signals to the high side switch and the low side switch. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083228

Organic light emitting display apparatus

An organic light emitting display apparatus includes a substrate, a plurality of organic light emitting elements on the substrate, an encapsulation substrate covering the organic light emitting elements, and a scattering layer including a resin, and a plurality of scattering particles distributed in the resin, and including a variety of particle sizes in a first range from about 500 nm to about 800 nm, wherein ones of the scattering particles having a first particle size include a highest concentration of the scattering particles, and wherein a concentration of other ones of the scattering particles is inversely proportional to a magnitude of a difference in particle size between the other ones of the scattering particles and the ones of the scattering particles having the first particle size.. . ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083119

Fet device manufacturing using a modified ion implantation method

A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device exhibiting improved short channel effects and increased current driving ability is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: providing a substrate of a first conductivity-type, e.g., p-type; forming a gate insulating layer on the substrate; forming a gate electrode on the gate insulating layer; forming a gate cap insulating layer on the gate electrode; introducing inactive ions of the first conductivity-type into the first conductivity-type semiconductor substrate at both sides of the gate electrode, so as to form amorphous regions; forming first impurity regions of the first conductivity-type near the amorphous regions; and forming second impurity regions of a second conductivity-type, e.g., n-type, in the substrate at both sides of the gate electrode. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081203

Circuits with delay tap lines

Examples described herein relate to a driver circuit. In an example, the circuit includes a first input for receiving a first signal and a second input for receiving a second signal that is an inverse of the first signal. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080987

Clock selection circuit and test clock generation circuit for lbist and atpg test circuit

A test circuit receives lbist and atpg mode signals, and generates a first output as high when in atpg or lbist, and a second output as low when in atpg or lbist. A multiplexing circuit receives an atpg clock and functional clock, and outputs one. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080960

Method for determining the current consumption of an active load, for example a processing unit, and associated electronic device

A first resistor and a second resistor are coupled in series between a voltage source and an active load. When the current drawn by the active load exceeds a current threshold corresponding to a maximum admissible voltage drop across the first resistor, a stabilization current is delivered to the node common to the series coupled first and second resistors in such a way as to stabilize the voltage on the terminals of the active load at a threshold value. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080821

Apparatus and method for snapshot spectral imaging

Apparatus and method for obtaining a plurality of spectral images of a source object in a snapshot using comprising two-dimensional compressed sensing data cube reconstruction (2d cs-scr) applied to a dispersed-diffused snapshot image. In some embodiments, the snapshot image is obtained through a rip diffuser. ... Converse Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079075

Kinetic and dimensional optimization for a tendon-driven gripper

A tendon-driven robotic gripper is disclosed for performing fingertip and enveloping grasps. One embodiment comprises two fingers, each with two links, and is actuated using a single active tendon. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #the present invention pertains to a computationally efficient approach to an electromagnetic inverse scattering-based permittivity profile estimation technique.

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03/15/18 / #a multi-view planar near-field scattering tomography system is provided herein. in one aspect the system is developed based on the reformulated signal subspace approach. utilized for solving the electromagnetic inverse scattering problem, the signal subspace approach is reformulated.

Oz Optics Ltd.

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03/15/18 / #20180076939

Transmission signal generation apparatus, transmission signal generation method, reception signal apparatus, and reception signal method

A transmission apparatus maps a first stream of input data to first complex symbols in serial format and convert them into first complex symbols in parallel format. They are inverse fourier transformed into ofdm signals associated with multiple subcarriers that are transmitted via a first antenna over the multiple subcarriers in a same frequency band over a same time period that includes a same set of time slots. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076925

Forward error correction with optical and electrical transponder

A test instrument or host device can apply inverse transmitter and receiver functions to data transmitted or received by an electrical and optical transponder. The inverse transmitter and receiver functions are applied to counteract internal signal conversion processes of the transponder. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076853

Directional coupling communication apparatus

The invention relates to a directional coupling communication apparatus where the coupling impedance can be easily matched to reduce reflections, and thus, the speed of communication channels is increased as compared to that with inductive coupling, and at the same time, the reliability of communication is improved by increasing the signal intensity. Modules having a coupler where an input/output connection line is connected to a first end, and either a ground line or an input/output connection line to which an inverse signal of a signal to be inputted into the input/output connection line connected to the above-described first end is inputted is connected are layered on top of each other so that the couplers are couplers to each other using capacitive coupling and inductive coupling.. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076767

Transconductance (gm) cell based analog and/or digital circuitry

Transconductance (gm)-cell based circuitry is well suited for low power, low voltage complementary metal oxide silicon (cmos) design in deep sub micro technology. This circuitry includes a gm cell as the basic building block. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076129

Semiconductor structure and manufacturing method thereof

A semiconductor structure includes a substrate; a die disposed over the substrate, and including a die pad, a conductive via disposed over the die pad and a dielectric material surrounding the conductive via; a molding disposed over the substrate and surrounding the die; a lower dielectric layer disposed nearer the substrate and over the dielectric material and the molding; and an upper dielectric layer disposed further the substrate and over the lower dielectric layer, wherein a material content ratio in the upper dielectric layer is substantially greater than that in the lower dielectric layer, and the material content ratio substantially inversely affects a mechanical strength of the upper dielectric layer and the lower dielectric layer.. . ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075856

Methods, encoder and decoder for linear predictive encoding and decoding of sound signals upon transition between frames having different sampling rates

Methods, an encoder and a decoder are configured for transition between frames with different internal sampling rates. Linear predictive (lp) filter parameters are converted from a sampling rate s1 to a sampling rate s2. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075629

Fast, efficient, and list-mode compatible tomographic image reconstruction using a novel quadratic surrogate

A method and apparatus is provided to iteratively reconstruct a pet image for emission data using separable quadratic surrogates (sqs). The quadratic surrogates include a poisson likelihood surrogate that has a curvature that depends on a back-projection of an inverse of mean-background signal. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075326

Redirection of a file based on distance between physical ports of an intermediate device

An example embodiment may involve a target device receiving a file that contains a job. The job may be associated with preferences that are not supported by the target device. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074163

Method and system for positioning sound source by robot

Disclosed are a method and system for positioning a sound source by a robot. With a combination of delay estimation and power spectrum intensity, the approximate direction of the sound source is estimated according to the power spectrum intensities received by the sound source acquisition apparatuses and the spatial directions of the sound source acquisition apparatuses. ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072952

Liquid crystal composition, method for producing retardation layer, and circularly polarizing plate

A liquid crystal composition including: a polymerizable liquid crystal compound capable of expressing birefringence with inverse wavelength dispersion; a surfactant containing a fluorine atom; and a solvent, wherein the surfactant contains a fluorine atom at a ratio of 30% by weight or less in a molecule of the surfactant.. . ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070919

Biological signal detection device

A biological signal detection device including a first fft transformer that performs fast fourier transformation on a signal of a first sensor, and that outputs a complex data row formed by a first real part data row and a first imaginary part data row; a second fft transformer that performs fast fourier transformation on a signal of a second sensor, and that outputs a complex data row formed by a second real part data row and a second imaginary part data row; a frequency component subtractor that subtracts the first real part data row from the second real part data row to output a noise-removed first real part data row; and a fft inverse transformer that performs fast fourier inverse transformation on the noise-removed first real part data row and the second imaginary part data row.. . ... Converse Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070836

Cvhr shape measurement devices

In some embodiments, a device to measure a shape of cyclic variation of heart rate (cvhr) comprises a processor to detect cvhr from time series data of cardiac or pulse wave inter-beat interval, heart rate, or pulse rate; acquire at least one shape property index with respect to a waveform of the detected cvhr; and evaluate health risk based on the at least one shape property index. The cvhr appears periodically in the time series data. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070192

Method for transmitting or receiving signal in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor

A method for transmitting an uplink signal by a user equipment on a carrier where multiple subbands, each having different subcarrier spacing, are multiplexed may include: generating m modulated symbols by modulating uplink data; repeating the m modulated symbols in both upper and lower frequency blocks, which are adjacent to a predetermined frequency block for the m modulated symbols and have the same size as that of the predetermined frequency block; obtaining a tapered pulse by multiplying a total of 3m modulated symbols, which are a result of the repetition, and a total of 3m windowing weight values in an element-wise manner; and transmitting the tapered pulse after performing an inverse fourier transform, wherein the user equipment can restrict leakage power to subbands unsynchronized with its operating subband to be equal to or lower than a threshold by adjusting a tapering length of the tapered pulse.. . ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070085

Image processing device and image processing method

An apparatus includes at least one processor provided with at least one memory that includes computer program code. The memory and the computer program code are configured, when working with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to decode, from a bitstream, quantized transform coefficient data for 16×16 transform unit, and an 8×8 quantization matrix and to inversely quantize the quantized transform coefficient data for 16×16 transform unit using a 16×16 quantization matrix. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070081

Adaptive filtering based upon boundary strength

An image decoding apparatus that includes a motion compensation prediction circuit configured to conduct motion compensation prediction for each of blocks to be decoded by using the reconstructed image, an inverse transformation circuit configured to conduct inverse orthogonal transformation for the data of the blocks to be decoded, and a determination circuit configured to determine a filtering strength and whether or not to conduct filtering, with respect to each of the boundaries. In addition, the determining circuit is configured to determine filtering is conducted when at least one of the two adjacent blocks is intra-coded, and filtering is not conducted when both of the two adjacent blocks are not intra-coded, a non-zero transformation coefficient is not coded in both of the two adjacent blocks, the two adjacent blocks are predicted by the same reference frame, and an absolute value of a difference between motion vectors of the two adjacent blocks is smaller than a specified threshold value.. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070080

Adaptive filtering based upon boundary strength

An image decoding apparatus that includes a motion compensation prediction circuit configured to conduct motion compensation prediction for each of blocks to be decoded by using the reconstructed image, an inverse transformation circuit configured to conduct inverse orthogonal transformation for the data of the blocks to be decoded, and a determination circuit configured to determine a filtering strength and whether or not to conduct filtering, with respect to each of the boundaries. In addition, the determining circuit is configured to determine filtering is conducted when at least one of the two adjacent blocks is intra-coded, and filtering is not conducted when both of the two adjacent blocks are not intra-coded, a non-zero transformation coefficient is not coded in both of the two adjacent blocks, the two adjacent blocks are predicted by the same reference frame, and an absolute value of a difference between motion vectors of the two adjacent blocks is smaller than a specified threshold value.. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069845

Port scrambling for computer networks

A method, system and computer program product providing port scrambling for securing communications in internal computer networks are disclosed. A transformation function is applied on an identifier of a first port at which an outgoing communication is designated to be received, whereby an identifier of a second port the outgoing communication is directed to be received at is obtained. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068471

Data visualization methods

A method for creating a graphical representation of data is performed at an electronic device having one or more processors and memory. The device receives a finite set of data points and calculates a respective conical distribution for each respective data point centered on the respective data point and based on a respective data value. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067154

Synchronous detection circuit and method for extracting magnitude and phase from a waveform

Embodiments of synchronous detection circuits and methods are provided for extracting magnitude and phase information from a waveform. One embodiment of a synchronous detection circuit includes a driver circuit, an analog-to-digital converter (adc) and a controller. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067063

Synchronous detection circuit and method for determining a bio-impedance of a biological tissue

Embodiments of synchronous detection circuits and methods are provided for extracting magnitude and phase information from a waveform. One embodiment of a synchronous detection circuit includes a driver circuit, an analog-to-digital converter (adc) and a controller. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066744

Gear and method for producing same

A gear including plural teeth 3 to mesh with teeth of a corresponding gear to thereby transmit a rotational motion is provided. A form (b) of a tooth root side of each tooth 3 includes: a first curved surface c that is smoothly connected to a tooth surface a having an involute curve and has a profile expressed by a curve that is convex in an inverse direction of the involute curve of the tooth surface a; and a second curved surface d that is smoothly connected to the first curved surface c and has a profile defined by a hyperbolic function having a curve being convex in the same direction as the first curved surface c. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066383

Methods of preparation of organometallic halide structures

Methods of growing organometallic halide structures such as amx3 single crystal organometallic halide perovskites, using the inverse temperature solubility.. . ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066052

Compositions and methods for regulating sas1r

The present invention provides compositions and methods useful for regulating fertilization and for use as a contraceptive based on the discovery herein of an oocyte specific protein, sas1r (sperm acrosomal sllp1 receptor), which is a sperm protein receptor. Six sas1r variants, including the full length sas1r, were identified. ... Converse Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065431

Quick connect hitch receiver plate and connector

A method for hitching a rolled wagon or cargo system to a standard vehicle hitch allowing for the quick connection and securing to the transport vehicle. Used exclusively for a wagon or cargo load capable of raising the load itself before having the load lowered on the hitch receiver assembly. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063675

Location based access control for artificial conversational entities

Systems, methods, and software technology for providing access control with respect to messaging bots is disclosed herein. In an implementation, an access control service associates various messaging bots with various geographic areas. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063478

Location-weighted remuneration for audio/video recording and communication devices

Location-weighted remuneration for audio/video recording and communication devices in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, a method for transferring a location-weighted remuneration is provided, the method comprising: assigning an identifier to an owner of a first a/v recording and communication device, receiving a purchase order for a second a/v recording and communication device, wherein the purchase order includes the identifier assigned to the owner of the first a/v recording and communication device, determining a distance between locations of the first and second a/v recording and communication devices, determining an amount of remuneration, wherein the amount of remuneration is inversely proportional to the determined distance between the locations of the first and second a/v recording and communication devices, and transferring the determined amount of remuneration to the owner of the first a/v recording and communication device.. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063038

Self tuning buffer allocation in a shared-memory switch

An n-port, shared-memory switch allocates a shared headroom buffer pool (ps) for a priority group (pg). Ps is smaller than a worst case headroom buffer pool (pw), where pw equals the sum of worst case headrooms corresponding to each port-priority tuple (ppt) associated with the pg. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062829

Hybrid aes-sms4 hardware accelerator

A hybrid aes-sms4 hardware accelerator is described. A system on chip implementing a hybrid aes-sms4 hardware accelerator may include a processor core and a single hardware accelerator coupled to the processor core, the single hardware accelerator to encrypt or decrypt data. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062828

Protecting block cipher computation operations from external monitoring attacks

Systems and methods for protecting block cipher computation operations, from external monitoring attacks. An example apparatus for implementing a block cipher may comprise: a first register configured to store a first pre-computed mask value represented by a combination of a first random value and a second random value; a second register configured to store an output mask value, wherein the output mask value is an inverse permutation function of the first random value; a third register configured to store a second pre-computed mask value represented by a combination the first pre-computed mask value and a permutation function of the output mask value; a fourth register configured to store an input mask value, wherein the input mask value is a combination of an expansion function of the first random value and a key mask value; a non-linear transformation circuit configured to apply the expansion function to a masked round state, perform a non-linear transformation of a combination of a masked key with an output of the expansion function, and apply the permutation function to the output of the non-linear transformation, wherein the non-linear transformation is defined using the input mask value stored in the fourth register and the output mask value stored in the second register; and two round feedback circuits configured to swap the masked round state produced by the non-linear transformation and combine the masked round state with the first pre-computed mask value stored in the first register and the second pre-computed mask value stored in the third register.. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062645

Switch circuit and method of switching radio frequency signals

An rf switch circuit and method for switching rf signals that may be fabricated using common integrated circuit materials such as silicon, particularly using insulating substrate technologies. The rf switch includes switching and shunting transistor groupings to alternatively couple rf input signals to a common rf node, each controlled by a switching control voltage (sw) or its inverse (sw_), which are approximately symmetrical about ground. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180061346

Gate driving circuit on array substrate and liquid crystal display (lcd) using the same

A gate driving circuit disposed on an array substrate and an lcd using the same are described. The gate driving circuit on the array substrate comprises a plurality of sequentially connected gate driving units. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060703

Detection of anomalies in multivariate data

Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods for detecting anomalies in multivariate data received from an asset-related data source, such as signal data and/or other data from an asset. According to an example, a platform may receive multivariate data from an asset in an original coordinate space and transform the data in the original coordinate space to a transformed coordinate space having a relatively fewer number of dimensions. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060566

Protection of a modular calculation

A method of protecting a modular calculation on a first number and a second number, executed by an electronic circuit, including the steps of: combining the second number with a third number to obtain a fourth number; executing the modular calculation on the first and fourth numbers, the result being contained in a first register or memory location; initializing a second register or memory location to the value of the first register or to one; and successively, for each bit at state 1 of the third number: if the corresponding bit of the fourth number is at state 1, multiplying the content of the second register or memory location by the inverse of the first number and placing the result in the first register or memory location, if the corresponding bit of the fourth number is at state 0, multiplying the content of the second register or memory location by the first number and placing the result in the first register or memory location.. . ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060283

Web page manipulation

Examples relate to manipulating web pages. In one example, a computing device may: receive a web page that includes application instructions for modifying objects included in the web page; execute the application instructions; record, in an ordered list of changes, change data for each application object that is modified, created, or destroyed during execution of the application instructions; record, in the ordered list of changes, change data for each web page object that is modified, created, or destroyed during execution of the application instructions; identify, in the ordered list of changes, a transition point between recorded changes; receive a request to change a state of the web page to the transition point; and apply, in reverse order, an inverse of each change specified in the ordered list of changes from a current point in time until the transition point.. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060023

Transform-based audio codec and method with subband energy smoothing

A transform-based codec and method with energy smoothing for mitigating vector quantization errors (such as “birdies”) during the encoding process. Embodiments of the codec and method use an encoder to apply in combination an orthogonal transformation and a vector permutation to frequency transform coefficients. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058159

Self contained/self powered hydraulic catwalk

A self contained/self powered hydraulic catwalk is equipped with a slider positioned at the base of a lifting arm. As the lifting arm is elevated to deliver pipe to the drill rig floor, the slider moves the base of the lifting arm toward the drill rig keeping the distal end of the lifting arm in close proximity to the drill rig floor. ... Converse Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056266

Triple-responsive starch-based microgel and preparation method thereof

The present disclosure discloses a triple-responsive starch-based microgel and a preparation method thereof. The present disclosure prepares c6 oxidized starch and pnipam semi-interpenetrating network microgel, namely the triple-responsive starch-based microgel, mainly with ph sensitive c6 oxidized starch and temperature sensitive nipam (n-isopropylacrylamide) as raw materials, and using an inverse emulsion polymerization method. ... Converse Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054242

Mimo communication method, transmitting device, and receiving device

A multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication method and system for performing communication between n (n is an integer greater than or equal to 2) transmitting devices each having a transmit antenna and at least one receiving device having n receive antennas by using a multi-user mimo scheme. The method includes dividing the n transmitting devices into a plurality of sets, and assigning an orthogonal code to each set of transmitting devices as a digital signal sequence to be transmitted by each of the transmitting devices, and arranging the digital signal sequences to be transmitted by the transmitting devices in a frequency axis direction in which an inverse fast fourier transform is performed, and performing coding.. ... Converse Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054207

System and a method for detecting loss of phase lock

A detection system and a detection method for detecting the loss of lock between a pll reference clock signal and a pll feedback clock signal. The detection system includes a pseudorandom bit sequence generator; a first shift register; a second shift register; a third shift register; a first synchronizer; a second synchronizer; a third synchronizer; a first comparator; a second comparator; and an alarm control unit. ... Converse Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053564

Current sampling and holding circuit and signal acquisition system

A current sampling and holding circuit is disclosed. The current sampling and holding circuit includes: a canceling circuit, connected in series between a vdd terminal and a current sensor, being conducted according to a first enable signal, and configured to output a current to cancel a direct-current component in the current sensor; and a mirroring circuit, connected in parallel between the vdd terminal and a ground voltage with the canceling circuit and the current sensor connected in series, and being conducted according to a second enable signal inverse to the first enable signal, and configured to perform current transfer according to a current difference between a mirror current of a shunt current and an output current of the current sensor. ... Converse Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053456

Systems and methods for detection and/or correction of pixel luminosity and/or chrominance response variation in displays

Methods and systems are disclosed for measuring pixel-by-pixel luminosity and/or chrominance variations on a display, encoding and/or storing the measurements as a set of global and/or pixel-by-pixel correction factors, and/or digitally manipulating imagery with the inverse effect as the measured variations, such that the appearance of visual artifacts caused by the variations is reduced. These methods and systems may be used, for example, as part of the production process for virtual reality headsets, as well as in other applications that make high-fidelity use of displays exhibiting such artifacts (e.g., cell phones, watches, augmented reality displays, and the like).. ... Converse Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051417

Method of manufacturing paper with unbleached cellulose pulp suspension containing organic residues

A method of making paper comprising adding to an aqueous suspension of cellulosic pulp slurry a polymer in the form of an inverse emulsion comprising a cationic poly n,n-(dialkylaminoalkyl) (meth)acrylamide or it's quaternates or salts, and dewatering the cellulose pulp slurry to form a paper or paperboard product, wherein the pulp slurry contains more than about 75 weight ppm of water soluble lignin based upon total pulp slurry weight, and wherein the polymer is added to the pulp slurry at a dosage of 0.001 to 1% by weight based upon cellulose pulp solids, and wherein the polymer optionally contains multi-functional monomer.. . ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048269

Wideband highly linear amplifier

A wideband highly linear amplifier includes a plurality of pre-distortion units for respectively linearizing digital signals of a plurality of bands, a synthesis unit for synthesizing output signals of the pre-distortion units, a single amplifier for amplifying signals outputted from the synthesis unit, distribution units for respectively separating the signals for each of the plurality of bands from the output signals of the amplifier, a plurality of inverse compensation attenuators for respectively attenuating the separated signals for each of the plurality of bands, and a feedback path for respectively feeding the attenuated signals for each of the plurality of bands back into the pre-distortion unit of the corresponding band out of the plurality of the pre-distortion units.. . ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180047860

Color changing apparatuses with solar cells

The present disclosure provides a color changing apparatus. The color changing apparatus includes a solar cell assembly to absorb solar energy and converse the solar energy to thermal energy or electromagnetic radiation. ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180047147

Visual odometry for low illumination conditions using fixed light sources

First and second image data is captured comprising a first and second image, respectively. A fixed light source is identified in each of the first and second images. ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046841

Fingerprint sensor employing an integrated noise rejection structure

A sensor has drive lines and transverse pickup lines to define an electrode pair where each pickup line crosses a drive line. A reference pickup line is arranged parallel to the pickup lines and a compensation drive line is arranged parallel to the drive lines. ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045825

Radar video creation apparatus and method

There are provided an azimuth fourier transform unit that transforms a sar image into components in a doppler frequency band, a band cutting-out unit that cuts out sub-band components from the components in the doppler frequency band, and an azimuth inverse fourier transform unit that transforms the sub-band components into sub-images, respectively. An image reconstructing unit extracts, for each area irradiated with a beam, a pixel sequence corresponding to the irradiated area from each of the sub-images, and collects the plurality of extracted pixel sequences to construct images for video.. ... Converse Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044907

Inverse construction method for deep, large and long pit assembling structure of suspension-type envelope enclosure

The present invention relates to the field of construction of underground buildings, specifically to an inverse construction method for a deep, large and long pit assembling structure of a suspension-type envelope enclosure. A method includes design and calculation; engineering construction of foundation piles; control over underground water; construction of a pit enclosure; building of a basement reinforcing and anti-seeping layer; inverse construction; and floor structure construction. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041760

Method and apparatus for processing video signal using graph-based transform

The present invention provides a method of decoding a video signal using graph-based transform comprising the steps: extracting prediction unit partition information of a current coding unit from the video signal; obtaining a graph-based transform kernel from predetermined table information based on the prediction unit partition information; and performing an inverse-transform of a transform unit using the graph-based transform kernel, wherein the graph-based transform kernel corresponds to at least one of the prediction unit partition information and an edge weight, and the edge weight is a predetermined value representing a correlation between pixels.. . ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041481

Methods and systems for enhanced data-centric encryption systems using geometric algebra

Disclosed are methods and systems to encrypt and decrypt a data message using geometric algebra. The encrypt operation performed on a source computing device uses the geometric product (clifford product) of a multivector created from plain text/data of the data message with one or more other multivectors that carry encryption keys, the identity of the source and/or other data-centric information. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041407

Filter component tuning method

Target mode frequencies are calculated for a defined filter component used as a reference for filter components to be tuned. The defined filter component has resonant mode(s), each having a mode frequency which can be tuned to a corresponding target mode frequency via physical adjustment of parameter(s) of the filter component. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041327

Frequency domain compression for fronthaul interface

Frequency domain compression of fronthaul interface for transporting frequency domain data over ethernet includes applying inverse discrete fourier transform to frequency domain data contained in a frequency bandwidth to generate a time domain output signal in a time domain. The time domain output signal is compressed to generate a compressed time domain output signal. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039742

System for scheduling healthcare appointments based on patient no-show probabilities

A patient appointment schedule is generated for an open access time window (typically a single day). A no show likelihood is assigned for each time slot based on past patient no show (missed appointment) information, and time slots whose no show likelihood exceeds a threshold are designated as open access time slots. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039438

Sharing a memory between at least two functional entities

In a general aspect, a method for sharing a memory between two functional entities can include assigning, to the first functional entity, a first data transformation function and a first inverse transformation function, and assigning, to the second functional entity a second data transformation function and a second inverse transformation function. The second inverse data transformation function can be incompatible with the first data transformation function and the first inverse data transformation function can be incompatible with the second data transformation function.. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038288

System and method for an engine controller based on inverse dynamics of the engine

Systems and methods for controlling a gas turbine engine are provided. The system comprises an interface to a fuel flow metering valve for controlling a fuel flow to the engine in response to a fuel flow command and a controller connected to the interface and configured for outputting the fuel flow command to the fuel flow metering valve in accordance with a required fuel flow. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037793

Polymer system for fluid loss control

A combination of three polymers including a crosslinked acrylamide-tbas copolymers in inverse emulsion form, n-vinyl pyrrolidone-acrylamide-tbas terpolymer, and crosslinked n-vinyl pyrrolidone-acrylamide-tbas acts as high temperature, high pressure fluid loss control additives for water-based drilling fluids systems. The combination is particularly useful for high salt, high density drilling fluids, and high temperature applications.. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037332

Hybrid aircraft with tranversely oriented engine

A propulsion system for an aircraft includes an engine (e.g., piston engine, or turbine) having an axis made to be nonparallel with the longitudinal axis of the aircraft. This is enabled using an electrical, hydraulic, or other system to transfer energy generated by the engine (e.g., via electrical wiring, fluid conduits, etc.) to remotely power a motor used to drive a thrust-creating device (e.g., propeller or ducted fan). ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036937

Extrusion-to-sheet production line and method

Extrusion-to-sheet production line and method comprise first and second rolls set to a predetermined gap through which a continuously-extruded sheet of molten plastic material passes to calender the sheet to a predetermined thickness. The sheet passes through a nip formed between the second roll and a continuous belt looped around a third roll and a fourth roll. ... Converse Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036483

Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices

A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. ... Converse Inc

02/01/18 / #it is conversely possible for the compensating elements each to be pressed stepwise to a position compensating the detected deviations during the deforming operation.

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02/01/18 / #an image coding method includes: generating a predicted block; calculating a residual block; calculating quantized coefficients by performing transform and quantization on the residual block; calculating a coded residual block by performing inverse quantization and inverse transform on the quantized coefficients; generating a temporary coded block; determining whether or not an offset process is required, to generate first flag information indicating a result of the determination; executing the offset process on the temporary coded block when it is determined that the offset process is required;

Sun Patent Trust

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02/01/18 / #20180035111

Method of decoding video data

A method of decoding video data using motion information, the method includes extracting quantized coefficient components and inter prediction information from bitstream; generating a quantization block having a size of transform unit by inverse-scanning the quantized coefficient components; generating quantization parameter, and inverse-quantizing the quantization block using the quantization parameter; generating a residual block by inverse-transforming the inverse-quantized quantization block; deriving the motion information, and generating a prediction block using the motion information; generating a reconstructed block using the residual block and the prediction block; and applying deblocking filtering on a picture which is reconstructed using the reconstructed block, wherein the step of generating the quantization block includes: generating a plurality of subsets by inverse-scanning the quantized coefficient components when the size of the transform unit is larger than 4×4; and generating the quantization block by inverse-scanning using diagonal scan on the plurality of the subsets.. . ... Converse Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034241

Pulse-width modulation light source drive and method

A pulse-width modulation (pwm) light source drive for driving a light source is provided that includes a microcontroller, a modulation element, a voltage regulator, and a light detector. The microcontroller is configured to generate a pwm signal and an inverse pwm signal. ... Converse Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032871

Systems and methods to perform machine learning with feedback consistency

The present disclosure provides systems and methods that enable training of an encoder model based on a decoder model that performs an inverse transformation relative to the encoder model. In one example, an encoder model can receive a first set of inputs and output a first set of outputs. ... Converse Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031908

Liquid crystal displays and the liquid crystal panels thereof

A liquid crystal display (lcd) and the liquid crystal panel thereof are disclosed. A first electrode and a second electrode are configured on the array substrate and the cf substrate. ... Converse Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031422

Hyperspectral imager method and apparatus

A compact hyperspectral imager adapted to operate in harsh environments and to conduct post acquisition signal processing to provide automated and improved hyperspectral processing results is disclosed. The processing includes luminance and brightness processing of captured hyperspectral images, hyperspectral image classification and inverse rendering to produce luminance invariance image processing.. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027635

Low power battery mode for wireless-enabled device prior to commissioning

The wireless lighting control device examples conserve battery power before installation and/or commissioning. To save battery life, such a device remains in a low power mode and is awakened for commissioning, for example, by a button press (e.g. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027632

Low power battery mode for wireless-enabled device prior to commissioning

The wireless lighting control device examples conserve battery power before installation and/or commissioning. To save battery life, such a device remains in a low power mode and is awakened for commissioning, for example, by a button press (e.g. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027564

Integrated circuit for inverse discrete fourier transforming a frequency domain signal to a time domain symbol sequence

A communication apparatus includes a receiver, a combiner, and a transformer. The receiver receives signals mapped on plural frequency bands. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027252

Method and device for decosing a color picture

The present disclosure generally relates to a device and a method of decoding a color picture from a bitstream. It comprises: —obtaining an expanded range luminance as a first component by applying a nonlinear dynamic expansion function to a luminance component obtained from the bitstream, wherein said nonlinear dynamic expansion function is determined depending on an inverse of a dynamic reduction function that has been applied to an original luminance component obtained when encoding the color picture; —obtaining a second component by calculating a square root of a difference between a value determined by the first component and another value computed as a linear combination of a multiplication product of two chrominance components and square values of the two chrominance components obtained from the bitstream; and —obtaining at least one color component of the color picture to be decoded at least from said second component and said two chrominance components by determining said at least one color component as a linear combination of the second component and the two chrominance components.. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180026823

High capacity orthogonal frequency division multiple accessing systems and methods

Various embodiments of the invention are directed to methods and systems for high capacity ofdm transmitters and receivers. For example, various embodiments of the transmitter may utilize an architecture comprised of a multiplicity of baseband processing subsystems for receiving and modulating user input data from the respective groups of users, a subsystem for the generation of an ofdm signal comprised of a multiplicity of ofdm signals with spectrum sharing, and a baseband to rf conversion subsystem. ... Converse Inc

01/25/18 / #20180026550

Inverter with independent current and voltage controlled outputs

Transformerless bimodal inverters provide grid-tie outputs for back-feeding solar-originated power from a battery to a utility power grid in a grid-tied mode, simultaneously or alternatively with providing a constant-voltage ac output for powering ac appliances or loads directly in a standalone mode. The inverters continue to operate in the standalone mode without interruption should the grid-tied mode cease, e.g., due to anti-islanding during a grid outage or other fault condition not affecting the standalone mode. ... Converse Inc








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