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Data bundling and fast dormancy based upon intelligent application learning

Data bundling and fast dormancy controls are provided based on application monitoring and classification. Moreover, a balance is enabled between saving battery power of a user equipment (ue) and reducing signaling and processing load in a radio resource controller (rrc). ... Corning Incorporated

Multiple application modules (mams) for monitoring signals in components in wireless distribution systems, including distributed antenna systems (dass), and related systems and methods

Multiple application modules (mams) for monitoring of signals in components in wireless distribution systems (wdss), including but not limited to distributed antenna systems (dass) are disclosed. The mams are wireless telecommunication circuitry associated with wireless distribution components in a wds, such as communications and power components as examples. ... Corning Incorporated

Determining location of client devices in a distributed antenna system (das) based on detecting received uplink power

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to determining location of client devices in a distributed antenna system (das) based on detecting uplink received power. In this regard, a client device location system is provided in the das to configure each remote unit in the das to generate a power-regulated ul communications signal based on an assigned power pattern. ... Corning Incorporated

Multi-pass compression of uncompressed data

Introduced here is a technique to create small compressed image files while preserving data quality upon decompression. Upon receiving an uncompressed data, such as an image, a video, an audio, and/or a structured data, a machine learning model identifies an object in the uncompressed data such as a house, a dog, a text, a distinct audio signal, a unique data pattern, etc. ... Corning Incorporated

Dive computer incorporating stored dive site information

Dive computers in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed that store information concerning a dive site. The stored information can be accessed during the dive to provide information concerning such things as points of interest and/or hazards. ... Corning Incorporated

Compressive sensing capturing device and method

A compressive sensing capturing device has circuitry, which is configured to obtain compressive sensing image data; and to set a device attribute based on image attribute data, wherein the image attribute data are based on a machine learning algorithm performed in the compressing domain on the obtained compressive sensing image data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

Infrared image reconstruction method based on block-sparse compressive sensing and system thereof

The present invention provides an infrared image reconstruction method based on block-sparse compressive sensing. The method includes: a block-sparse representation step: representing consecutive infrared small target image sequences as signals having block-sparse characteristics; a temporal correlation modeling step: modeling a temporal correlation of data between the consecutive infrared small target image sequences under a bayesian framework; and a signal reconstruction and output step: reconstructing infrared small target images using a sparse learning algorithm and outputting final estimates of the signals. ... Corning Incorporated

Imaging device and system including imaging device and server

An imaging device includes an imaging unit that images a subject and generates image data, an image processor that performs predetermined image processing on the image data generated by the imaging unit, a storage unit in which items of setting information concerning a setting for photographing set by a user are stored, and a controller that controls the imaging unit and the image processor. At a time of photographing, the controller extracts setting information corresponding to a photographing scene from among the items of setting information stored in the storage unit and causes icon for selecting the extracted setting information to be displayed on display unit. ... Corning Incorporated

Image pickup apparatus, image pickup system, image pickup method, image pickup program, and display apparatus for image pickup

An image pickup apparatus of the present invention includes an image pickup section configured to receive an optical image of an object and generate and output image data, a display section configured to display an image based on the image data outputted from the image pickup section and various kinds of information, a communication section configured to perform communication between the communication section and a terminal apparatus and acquire incidental information concerning the object, and a display control section configured to perform processing of superposing/displaying an image in the image displayed on the display section based on the incidental information corresponding to the image. The display control section performs display control for displaying the image based on the incidental information in a position designated in advance in a display screen of the display section.. ... Corning Incorporated

Learning technique for qos based classification and prioritization of saas applications

The systems and methods of the present disclosure are directed towards a dynamic system that is configured to identify and map networked traffic, such as that of video, voice, file transfer, and web based applications to predetermined quality of service (qos) classes. The different qos classes can be associated with different traffic priorities. ... Corning Incorporated

Persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability detection

Various techniques for detecting a persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability are described herein. In one example, a method includes detecting, via the processor, a read operation executed on a resource using an instrumentation mechanism and returning, via the processor, a malicious script in response to the read operation. ... Corning Incorporated

Buffer sizing of a noc through machine learning

The present disclosure is directed to buffer sizing of noc link buffers by utilizing incremental dynamic optimization and machine learning. A method for configuring buffer depths associated with one or more network on chip (noc) is disclosed. ... Corning Incorporated

Extracting features from a noc for machine learning construction

The present disclosure is directed to extracting features from a noc for machine learning construction. Example implementations include a method for generating a network on chip (noc), wherein the method can extract at least one feature from a noc specification to derive at least one of: grid features, traffic features and topological features associated with the noc. ... Corning Incorporated

Infrastructure to apply machine learning for noc construction

The present disclosure is directed to machine learning (ml) based network-on-chip (noc) construction. Example implementations of the present disclosure utilize a ml process for making decisions to evaluate whether a noc design finally obtained is optimized for a desired implementation during construction of a noc. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198682

Strategies for noc construction using machine learning

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods, systems, and computer readable mediums for generating/constructing noc based on one or more strategies that are selected by a machine-learning engine (mle) from a plurality of available strategies based on an input noc specification. In an aspect, the method can include the steps of processing a network on chip (noc) specification through a process to generate a vector for a plurality of noc generation strategies, wherein the vector is indicative of which strategies from the plurality of noc generation strategies are to be used to generate the noc to meet a quality metric; and generating the noc by using the strategies from the plurality of noc generation strategies indicated by the vector as the strategies to be used to generate the noc, wherein the process is generated through a machine learning process that is trained for the plurality of noc generation strategies.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198498

Reducing location-dependent destructive interference in distributed antenna systems (dass) operating in multiple-input, multiple-output (mimo) configuration, and related components, systems, and methods

Components, systems, and methods for reducing location-dependent destructive interference in distributed antenna systems operating in multiple-input, multiple-output (mimo) configuration are disclosed. Interference is defined as issues with received mimo communications signals that can cause a mimo algorithm to not be able to solve a channel matrix for mimo communications signals received by mimo receivers in client devices. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198476

Wideband digital distributed communications system(s) (dcs) employing programmable digital signal processing circuit for scaling supported communications services

Wideband digital distributed communications systems (dcss) employing reconfigurable digital signal processing circuit for scaling supported communications services are disclosed. The dcs includes a head-end unit that includes front end downlink signal processing circuit to receive and distribute downlink communications signals for communications services (i.e., communications bands) to remote units. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198381

Ac/dc power converter

An ac/dc converter including: an h bridge; an inductance in series with an input of the bridge; an inductance in series with an output of the bridge; and a circuit capable of controlling the bridge alternately to a first configuration where first and second diagonals of the bridge are respectively conductive and non-conductive, and to a second complementary configuration, the circuit being capable, during a phase of transition between the first and second configurations, of: turning on a first switch of the second diagonal; turning off a first switch of the first diagonal when the current flowing through this switch takes a zero value; turning on the second switch of the second diagonal; and turning off the second switch of the first diagonal when the current flowing through this switch takes a zero value.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198380

Ac/dc power converter

An ac/dc conversion circuit, including: four bidirectional switches forming an h bridge; a capacitor connected between input nodes of the bridge; a capacitor connected between output nodes of the bridge; and a control circuit capable of controlling the bridge alternately to a first configuration where first and second diagonals of the bridge are respectively conductive and non-conductive, and to a second configuration where the first and second diagonals are respectively non-conductive and conductive, the control circuit being capable, during a phase of transition between the first and second configurations, of: turning off the switches of the first diagonal; and for each switch of the second diagonal, turning on the switch only when the voltage thereacross takes a zero value.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198364

Switching power supply device

A switching power supply device includes a control unit alternately turning a first switching device and a second switching device on/off so as to drive a primary side of a transformer, wherein the control unit includes: a peak power limiting circuit that monitors input power to the primary side of the transformer and outputs a forced turn off signal every time the input power becomes higher than a prescribed value; and a switching cycle counter circuit that estimates an output voltage on a secondary side of the transformer by counting a number of times the forced turn off signal is outputted by the peak power limiting circuit, and outputs a switching stop signal that causes the alternating turning on/off of the first and second switching devices to stop when the estimated output voltage reaches an overvoltage protection detection voltage.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198300

Method and apparatus estimating and controlling battery state

A method of estimating a battery state includes acquiring one or more parameters for estimating a present state of the battery based on a previous state of the battery; acquiring a present usage environment of the battery; and estimating the present state by applying any one or any combination of any two or more of the previous state, the present usage environment, and the acquired one or more parameters to an electrochemical model that is expressed by simplified parameters simplified by either one or both of parameter grouping and partial non-dimensionalising of an electrochemical reaction governing equation of the battery.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180198002

Method for manufacturing solar cell

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a solar cell, the method including: forming a semiconductor layer on one surface of a semiconductor substrate; forming a mask layer including a first layer and a second layer sequentially on the semiconductor layer; texturing another surface of the semiconductor substrate using the mask layer as a mask; forming a patterned mask layer by forming an opening at the mask layer through a laser patterning using a laser; and forming a conductive region through a doping process of doping a portion of the semiconductor layer exposed through the opening with a dopant.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197915

Integrated magnetic tunnel junction (mtj) in back end of line (beol) interconnects

A method is presented for forming a semiconductor structure. The method includes depositing a barrier layer, such as a tantalum nitride (tan) layer, over a dielectric incorporating magnetic random access memory (mram) regions, forming magnetic tunnel junction (mtj) stacks over portions of the tan layer, patterning and encapsulating the mtj stacks, forming spacers adjacent the mtj stacks, and laterally etching sections of the tan layer, after spacer formation, to form an electrode under the mtj stacks. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197900

Array substrate and manufacturing method thereof

The present invention provides an array substrate and a manufacturing method thereof. The method includes covering a reduction metal layer on an oxide semiconductor layer film and simultaneously forming a source pattern, a drain pattern, a pixel electrode pattern, and an oxide semiconductor layer through patterning the oxide semiconductor layer film and the reduction metal layer with one mask-based operation, followed by reducing the source pattern, the drain pattern, and the pixel electrode pattern to conductors through laser annealing to simultaneously form a source electrode, a drain electrode, and a pixel electrode. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197891

Array substrate, manufacturing method thereof, display panel and display device

An array substrate and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The array substrate includes a display area (02) and a fan-out area (01) disposed at the periphery of the display area (02), the manufacturing method comprising forming a line pattern (212) disposed in at least one of the display area (02) and the fan-out area (01), wherein forming a line pattern disposed in at least one of the display area and the fan-out area includes the following steps: forming a metal layer (210); forming an intermediate pattern (211) by performing a first patterning process on the metal layer; and forming the line pattern disposed in at least one of the display area (02) and the fan-out area (01) by performing a second patterning process on the intermediate pattern. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197752

Tunable tioxny hardmask for multilayer patterning

Lithographic multilayer structures are disclosed that generally include an organic planarizing layer and a tunable titanium oxynitride layer on the organic planarizing layer, wherein the titanium oxynitride includes tioxny, and wherein x is from 2.5 to 3.5 and y is from 0.75 to 1.25. The lithographic multilayer structure further includes a photosensitive resist layer on the titanium oxynitride layer. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197745

Hard masks for block patterning

Embodiments are directed to a method of forming a semiconductor device and resulting structures having a hard masks for sidewall image transfer (sit) block patterning. The method includes forming a first hard mask on a substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197744

Hard masks for block patterning

Embodiments are directed to a method of forming a semiconductor device and resulting structures having a hard masks for sidewall image transfer (sit) block patterning. The method includes forming a first hard mask on a substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197690

Multi-layered graphene films, energy storage devices using multi-layered graphene films as electrodes, and methods of manufacturing multi-layered graphene films and energy storage devices

Provided are a multi-layered graphene film, a method of manufacturing the multi-layered graphene film, and an energy storage device using the multi-layered graphene film as an electrode. The multi-layered graphene film includes a first graphene layer, a spacer layer provided on the first graphene layer, and an upper graphene layer provided on the spacer layer. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197638

Secure system for a remote health care provider to consult with a care team

A secure system for a remote health care provided to consult with a care team is provided. Also provided are related methods. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197630

System and method for providing customized treatment information for behavioral control of dental patients

Disclosed is a system for providing customized treatment information for behavioral control of dental patients, comprising: a management server comprising an arithmetic process unit determining a treatment type of a patient based on information in a patient db, and a management server extraction unit extracting an instruction value according to the determined treatment type from a management server db; a hospital server comprising a hospital server transmission/reception unit receiving the extracted instruction value from the management server; a waiting room terminal; and a treatment room server, wherein the waiting room terminal comprises: a terminal extraction unit extracting treatment tool information and virtual treatment simulation information from a waiting room program library based on the instruction value received from the hospital server; a terminal output unit outputting the extracted treatment tool information and virtual treatment simulation information on a terminal display; and a terminal determination unit comparing a first response data value of the patient to the virtual treatment simulation information with a first reference data value and determining whether to give positive feedback or induce relearning, wherein the treatment room server comprises: a treatment server extraction unit extracting, based on a signal value from a contact sensor of a treatment tool, relevant treatment tool information and information about a treatment situation in which the treatment tool is used, from a treatment room program library; a treatment room server output unit outputting the extracted relevant treatment tool information and information about a treatment situation in which the treatment tool is used, on a treatment room display; and a treatment room server determination unit comparing a second response data value of the patient to the information about a treatment situation with a second reference data value and determining whether to give positive feedback or give negative feedback.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197622

Systems and methods for facilitating patient self-selection

Systems and methods are provided for over the counter statin delivery to a subject. Survey results from the subject are run against a first plurality of filters. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197535

Systems and methods for human speech training

Language learning and speech training techniques are implemented to provide automated and real-time quantitative feedback to the user. Sound samples produced by a speaker are transcribed and analyzed against database sound samples to: provide speech therapy, compute the accuracy of a speaker's pronunciation, aid in learning a foreign language, and help members of the deaf community learn to communicate with spoken language.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197531

Domain terminology expansion by sensitivity

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: determining that one or more word of a feature vector more supports than negates a language model corresponding to the domain based on a sensitivity of respective word. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197495

Array substrate, driving method thereof, and related display apparatus

The present application discloses an array substrate, a driving method thereof, and related display apparatus based on an improved dual-gate scheme. The array substrate includes multiple groups each having two columns of pixel electrodes without laying a data line in a gap between the two columns. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197439

System for enhancing speech performance via pattern detection and learning

A method for enhancing speech performance includes communicating, via an input/output (i/o) device, speech data of a patient with speech problems, segmenting the speech data, generating one or more feature vectors based on at least the segmented speech data, determining whether the one or more feature vectors match with one or more recognition objects pre-trained using clinical data of one or more other patients, determining a speech disorder based on a matched result between the one or more feature vectors and the one or more recognition objects, and communicating, via the i/o device, one or more ameliorative actions for mitigating the determined speech disorder.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197438

System for enhancing speech performance via pattern detection and learning

A method, system, and computer product for enhancing speech performance include includes communicating, via an input/output (i/o) device, speech data of a patient with speech problems, segmenting the speech data, generating one or more feature vectors based on at least the segmented speech data, determining whether the one or more feature vectors match with one or more recognition objects pre-trained using clinical data of one or more other patients, determining a speech disorder based on a matched result between the one or more feature vectors and the one or more recognition objects, and communicating, via the i/o device, one or more ameliorative actions for mitigating the determined speech disorder.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197428

Adaptive machine learning system

Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for adaptive machine learning. An apparatus includes a monitoring module that continuously monitors one or more interactions of a user while the user performs one or more simulated tasks digitally presented to the user that are associated with a learning path. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197422

Electronic monitoring device for monitoring at least one radionavigation signal during an approach phase to a landing runway, related monitoring method and computer program

An electronic monitoring device for monitoring at least one radionavigation signal during an approach phase to a landing runway, related monitoring method and computer program are disclosed. In one aspect, the each radionavigation signal is obtained from a reception chain on board an aircraft. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197410

Emergency safety marker system

A method of warning a person of a first vehicle entering a defined boundary. An electronic safety marker is provided proximate the defined boundary. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197392

Allergy warning and protection system with beacon enhanced wearable for proactive transmission and communication of allergy information

An allergy warning and protection system and method to proactively warn a user and protect a dependent individual, such as a child, suffering from allergies. The system comprises a beacon housed within a wearable, such as a bracelet, that is worn by the dependent. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197369

Gaming method and apparatus for facilitating a game involving 2d and 3d play areas

Various embodiments are disclosed concerning games that use both 2d and 3d play areas. Various embodiments concern representing a 3d structure composed of a plurality of 3d shapes having a plurality of faces, presenting a plurality of elements, marking the plurality of faces and the elements, identifying a first set of one or more combinations of corresponding markings, moving the shapes of the three dimensional structure relative to the elements, and identifying a second set of one or more combinations of corresponding markings, each of the combinations of corresponding markings from the first set and the second set composed of markings from at least one of the elements and multiple faces of the shapes.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197345

Augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and method thereof

An augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and a method thereof. The device includes a video collecting unit, which is used for capturing a real scene; an intelligent computing terminal, which is used for identifying a two-dimensional code to obtain code value information and space position information, then placing a preset virtual scene according to the space position information, and generating a viewing frame; a voice output unit, which is used for outputting voice information corresponding to the virtual scene; and a liquid crystal display screen. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197317

Deep learning based acceleration for iterative tomographic reconstruction

The present discussion relates to the use of deep learning techniques to accelerate iterative reconstruction of images, such as ct, pet, and mr images. The present approach utilizes deep learning techniques so as to provide a better initialization to one or more steps of the numerical iterative reconstruction algorithm by learning a trajectory of convergence from estimates at different convergence status so that it can reach the maximum or minimum of a cost function faster.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197314

Hierarchical tomographic reconstruction

The present disclosure relates to the use of a hierarchical tomographic reconstruction approach that employs data representations in intermediate steps are between a full line integral and a voxel (e.g., an intermediate line integral). Each of the steps is progressively more local in nature and therefore has computational advantages and is also amenable to a deep learning solution using trained neural networks. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197287

Process of using machine learning for cannabis plant health diagnostics

The ability to make real-time and high accuracy diagnostic determinations is critical for high volume, high value crops, such as cannabis. Advances in learning-based algorithms provide an improved way to perform plant health diagnostics. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197278

Image processing apparatus and method

Disclosed are an image processing apparatus and an image processing method. The image processing method performed in the image processing apparatus comprises receiving a blurred image; generating an intermediate image from the blurred image, the intermediate image including artifacts with less sensitivity to changes in a blur kernel than the blurred image; and generating a first corrected image by removing the artifacts of the intermediate image using an artifact removal model. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197248

Self-learning system and method for successively providing financial information for review and scoring

A system that facilitates self-learning by a user can communicate information over a network. The system has a local user interface and a user interface generator that can present a request for the user to identify a target security. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197175

Methods and systems for iot enabled payments

The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for placing and processing a payment transaction for an order for one or more products. A method of processing a payment transaction for an order for one or more products is provided. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197167

System and method for person-to-person payments

A person-to-person (p2p) payment system provides payment from a payer to a payee without the payer identifying a payee payment receiving preference, such as the payee account into which funds are to be posted. The payment system includes a setup system for setting up payment between the payer and the payee and a messaging system for handling messages between the payer and the payment system and the payee and the payment system, including communications with the payee by way of a payee phone number or email address provided by the payer. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197149

Automated methods and systems to schedule activities

This disclosure is directed to fully automated schedule recommendation methods and systems that generate one or more predicted schedules of activities. The activities can be events, classes, courses, camps, workshops, private lessons, tutoring sessions, or any organized activities, lessons or schedules items offered by enrichment provider. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197113

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. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197112

Machine learning device that learns shocks to teaching device, shock prevention system of teaching device, and machine learning method

A machine learning device, which learns shocks to a teaching device, includes a state observation unit which observes data based on an inclination of the teaching device or a present position of the teaching device; a label obtaining unit which obtains a label based on a shock received by the teaching device; and a learning unit which generates a learning model based on an output of the state observation unit and an output of the label obtaining unit.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197111

Transfer learning and domain adaptation using distributable data models

A system for transfer learning and domain adaptation using distributable data models is provided, comprising a network-connected distributable model configured to serve instances of a plurality of distributable models; and a directed computation graph module configured to receive at least an instance of at least one of the distributable models from the network-connected computing system, create a second dataset from machine learning performed by a transfer engine, train the instance of the distributable model with the second dataset, and generate an update report based at least in part by updates to the instance of the distributable model.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197110

Metrics to train machine learning predictor for noc construction

The present disclosure is directed to machine learning (ml) based network-on-chip (noc) construction. Methods, systems, and computer readable mediums of the present disclosure utilize a ml process for making decisions to evaluate whether a noc design finally obtained is actually the most optimal and efficient one or not during construction of a noc. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197108

Systems and methods to reduce feature dimensionality based on embedding models

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to obtain a first identifier and a second identifier for at least one entity constituting potential features to train a machine learning model. The first identifier and the second identifier are applied to an embedding model for generating vector representations in a vector space associated with a desired feature dimensionality. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197107

Identity prediction for unknown users of an online system

For a visit of a user to a web page where the user's identity on an online system is not presently known to the online system, the online system uses a machine learning model to make a prediction of the user's identity. The online system obtains visit data about the visit of the user to the web page. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197105

Security classification by machine learning

A computer-implemented method that includes a computing system receiving a plurality of data items that include content data. The system then generates a first inference model based on the received content data. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197103

Techniques for automatically testing/learning the behavior of a system under test (sut)

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods for learning the behavior of and/or for performing automated testing of a system under test (sut). The learning/testing is accomplished solely via the graphical user interface (gui) of the sut and requires no a priori metadata/knowledge about the gui objects. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197099

User state predictions for presenting information

A computing device is described that determines, based on a state of a user, an initial user-interaction metric for information to be presented to the user and predicts, using a machine-learning model, a plurality of future states of the user. Each future state is associated with a respective user-interaction metric for the information. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197094

Apparatus and method for processing content

A content processing apparatus and method is provided, in which content input by a user is processed by determining whether transmission of the content corresponds to an abnormal pattern when a relation between the user and the other party is taken into account, and for automatically adjusting a permissible level by learning whether the content is an abnormal pattern based on the user's response. The content processing apparatus can estimate whether the content corresponds to an abnormal pattern by using a rule-based algorithm or an artificial intelligence (ai) algorithm when determining whether the content corresponds to the abnormal pattern. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197084

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. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197083

Neural network reinforcement learning

A computer-implement method and an apparatus are provided for neural network reinforcement learning. The method includes obtaining, by a processor, an action and observation sequence. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197082

Learning apparatus and method for bidirectional learning of predictive model based on data sequence

A computer-implemented method and an apparatus are provided for learning a first model. The method includes generating a second model based on the first model. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197081

Method and algorithm of recursive deep learning quantization for weight bit reduction

A system and method to reduce weight storage bits for a deep-learning network includes a quantizing module and a cluster-number reduction module. The quantizing module quantizes neural weights of each quantization layer of the deep-learning network. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197080

Learning apparatus and method for bidirectional learning of predictive model based on data sequence

A computer-implemented method and an apparatus are provided for learning a first model. The method includes generating a second model based on the first model. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197079

Neural network reinforcement learning

A computer-implement method and an apparatus are provided for neural network reinforcement learning. The method includes inputting, by a processor, and action and observation sequence. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197076

Spiking neural network system for dynamic control of flexible, stable and hybrid memory storage

Provided is a spiking neural network system for dynamical control of flexible, stable, and hybrid memory storage. An information storage method may include converting input information to a temporal pattern in a form of a spike; and storing the information that is converted to the temporal pattern in a spiking neural network. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197055

Luggage anti-lost wireless security card structure

A luggage anti-lost wireless security card structure includes a security card which is able to transmit a wireless signal containing a card number to the outside. An external wireless mobile device installed with a card number management app is used to receive the wireless signal sent by the security card and to perform pairing, login, and management for the card number. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197050

Zero-shot learning using multi-scale manifold alignment

Described is a system for recognition of unseen and untrained patterns. A graph is generated based on visual features from input data, the input data including labeled instances and unseen instances. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197049

Activation layers for deep learning networks

Tasks such as object classification from image data can take advantage of a deep learning process using convolutional neural networks. These networks can include a convolutional layer followed by an activation layer, or activation unit, among other potential layers. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197048

Generating training data for automatic vehicle leak detection

A vehicle controller receives images from a camera upon arrival and upon departure. A location of the vehicle may be tracked and images captured by the camera may be tagged with a location. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180197001

Analyzing technical documents against known art

Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for analyzing technical documents against known art. One or more machine learning classifiers are trained by a training set. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196973

Security certification method for 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. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196942

Endpoint detection and response utilizing machine learning

A plurality of events associated with each of a plurality of computing nodes that form part of a network topology are monitored. The network topology includes antivirus tools to detect malicious software prior to it accessing one of the computing nodes. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196873

Visualization framework based on document representation learning

A visualization framework based on document representation learning is described herein. The framework may first convert a free text document into word vectors using learning word embeddings. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196871

System and method for metadata correlation using natural language processing

A method for identifying correlated datasets comprises receiving a natural language query from a user, extracting electronic metadata from a plurality of computerized datasets, correlating the electronic metadata with the natural language query using natural language processing, calculating a correlation score between the natural language query and each of the plurality of electronic datasets, and returning a result to the user, wherein the result includes one or more datasets of the plurality of electronic datasets with a correlation score greater than or equal to a threshold.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196865

Multi-application state navigation

Technology for interoperability is disclosed by enabling the sharing of application state data for an application experience across computing devices, operating systems, applications, or locations. In one aspect, a secondary application shares encrypted state data along with a non-encrypted hint that describes the application experience reflected in the state data with a primary application. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196847

Recognition of free-form gestures from orientation tracking of a handheld or wearable device

A user performs a gesture with a hand-held or wearable device capable of sensing its own orientation. Orientation data, in the form of a sequence of rotation vectors, is collected throughout the duration of the gesture. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196800

Learning document embeddings with convolutional neural network architectures

A document analysis system trains a document embedding model configured to receive a set of word embeddings for an ordered set of words in a document and generate a document embedding for the document. The document embedding is a representation of the document in a latent space that characterizes the document with respect to properties such as structure, content, and sentiment. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196597

Prompted touchscreen for teaching user input and data entry

A system for a prompted touchscreen user interface for data entry having a server and a client connected by a network, a display, one or more than one external device and one or more than one prompted keyboard, where the keyboard is a virtual touchscreen, physical or both virtual touchscreen and physical with only one active key available at a time. The server displays a keyboard for data input on the display. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196577

Waveguide-based touch system employing interference effects

A touch system that employs interference effects is disclosed. The touch system includes first and second waveguides that have first and second optical paths that define an optical path difference. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196513

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing apparatus including a circuitry configured to control a state of a selection candidate object, when a predetermined condition concerning a selection of the selection candidate object is determined to be satisfied based on a relation between a display position of the selection candidate object and a position towards which the user gazes or a gazing direction, by bringing the selection candidate object to a selected state.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196497

Operating pulsed latches on a variable power supply

Operating pulsed latches on a variable power supply including turning on a first power rail powering a first latch of an integrated circuit, wherein the first latch is a pulsed latch; turning on a second power rail powering a second latch of the integrated circuit, wherein the second latch is operatively coupled to the first latch; performing a scan operation using the first latch and the second latch; turning off the first power rail powering the first latch; and performing a functional operation using the second latch, wherein the first power rail powering the first latch is off during the functional operation.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196463

Method of reducing power dissipation in a clock distribution network for integrated circuit

A method and circuit are provided to reduce power consumption of high-speed clocks that are distributed across an integrated circuit (ic). Example implementations seek to reduce the amount of power dissipated in typical clock distribution networks by turning the combination of a multi-port electrical network and transmission line into a multi-resonant structure. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196431

Autonomous vehicle parking using vehicle user information

In an approach, a processor receives a notification that an autonomous vehicle is parked at a first location within a parking area, wherein the autonomous vehicle is associated with a user. A processor receives a first set of information, wherein the first set of information comprises a first expected location of the user prior to returning to the parking area. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196429

Autonomous vehicle parking using vehicle user information

In an approach, a processor receives a notification that an autonomous vehicle is parked at a first location within a parking area, wherein the autonomous vehicle is associated with a user. A processor receives a first set of information, wherein the first set of information comprises a first expected location of the user prior to returning to the parking area. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196408

Dental milling system

Systems and methods are provided for machining dental prostheses including, over a network, receiving data concerning a dental prosthesis, selecting a material from which to machine the dental prosthesis, and determining machining instructions for machining the dental prosthesis based on a nominal enlargement factor corresponding to the selected material. The method can also include storing the machining instructions, receiving a request from a milling machine for a dental prosthesis to be milled by the milling machine, and associating the dental prosthesis with the milling machine. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196405

Machine learning device for machine tool and thermal displacement compensation device

A machine learning device that can optimize an equation for estimating a thermal displacement amount of a machine element based on the operating state of the machine element. The device acquires operating state data of the machine element, acquires a measured value for the thermal displacement amount, stores the operating state data and measured values for the thermal displacement amount of the machine element as training data associated together as a label, sets an equation for calculation the thermal displacement amount based on the operating state data, calculates an estimated value for the thermal displacement amount by substituting the operating state data into this equation, determines whether a difference between the estimated value for the thermal displacement amount and the measured value for the thermal displacement amount is no more than a predetermined threshold.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196363

Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method

A lithographic apparatus is described, the apparatus comprising: an illumination system configured to condition a radiation beam; a support constructed to support a patterning device, the patterning device being capable of imparting the radiation beam with a pattern in its cross-section to form a patterned radiation beam; a substrate table constructed to hold a substrate; and a projection system configured to project the patterned radiation beam onto a target portion of the substrate, wherein the apparatus further comprises an alignment system configured to perform, for one or more alignment marks that are present on the substrate: —a plurality of alignment mark position measurements for the alignment mark by applying a respective plurality of different alignment measurement parameters, thereby obtaining a plurality of measured alignment mark positions for the alignment mark; the apparatus further comprising a processing unit, the processing unit being configured to: —determine, for each of the plurality of alignment mark position measurements, a positional deviation as a difference between an expected alignment mark position and a measured alignment mark position, the measured alignment mark position being determined based on the respective alignment mark position measurement; —define a set of functions as possible causes for the positional deviations, the set of functions including a substrate deformation function representing a deformation of the substrate, and at least one mark deformation function representing a deformation of the one or more alignment marks; —generating a matrix equation pd=m*f whereby a vector pd comprising the positional deviations is set equal to a weighted combination, represented by a weight coefficient matrix m, of a vector f comprising the substrate deformation function and the at least one mark deformation function, whereby weight coefficients associated with the at least one mark deformation function vary depending on applied alignment measurement; —determining a value for the weight coefficients of the matrix m; —determining an inverse or pseudo-inverse matrix of the matrix m, thereby obtaining a value for the substrate deformation function as a weighted combination of the positional deviations. —applying the value of the substrate deformation function to perform an alignment of the target portion with the patterned radiation beam.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196361

Lithographic apparatus

A lithographic apparatus comprising an illumination system configured to condition a radiation beam, a support structure constructed to support a patterning device, the patterning device being capable of imparting the radiation beam with a pattern in its cross-section to form a patterned radiation beam, a substrate table constructed to hold a substrate, and a projection system configured to project the patterned radiation beam onto the substrate, the lithographic apparatus being provided with a first cooling fluid circuit which is configured to cool components to a first temperature, and provided with a second cooling fluid circuit which is configured to cool components to a second temperature that is lower than the first temperature.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196360

Patterning device cooling systems in a lithographic apparatus

A lithographic apparatus (100) includes a patterning device support structure (104) configured to support a patterning device (110), a gas inlet (116) configured to provide a gas flow (114) across a surface of the patterning device, and a temperature conditioning device (134) configured to condition the temperature of the gas flow based on a set point. The apparatus also includes a sensor (132) configured to measure a parameter indicative of an amount of heat added to at least one of the patterning device and a volume (126) between the patterning device and a lens (124) of a projection system (106) during operational use of the lithographic system. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196356

Method for use in process control of manufacture of patterned sample

A method and system are presented for use in controlling a multiple patterning process of n patterning stages subsequently applied to a sample to produce a target pattern thereon. The method comprises: providing intermediate measured data indicative of an optical response of the sample after being patterned by m-th patterning stage, 1≤m<n; processing said intermediate measured data, determining at least a location parameter of a predetermined feature of the pattern, and generating measured data indicative of said at least one selected parameter; utilizing said at least location parameter of the predetermined feature for optimizing a data interpretation model for interpretation of measured data indicative of an optical response from the sample being patterned by k-th subsequent patterning stage, m<k≤n.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196342

Devices and methods for non-planar photolithography of nail polish

Systems and methods for patterning nail polish are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a source of light, and a programmable mask that can selectively transmit light to a photoresist nail polish. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196334

Method for controlling infrared illuminator and related image-recording device

A method for controlling an infrared illuminator and a related image-recording device are provided. The method for controlling an infrared illuminator includes: turning on the infrared illuminator in a filming environment to provide light; filtering out light-reflection interference caused by the light to obtain an actual visible illuminance value; and controlling on and off states of the infrared illuminator based on the actual visible illuminance value.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196326

Electro-optic display backplane structures with drive components and pixel electrodes on opposed surfaces

The subject matter presented herein relates to a method for producing a backplane for electro-optic displays. The method may include providing a substrate coated with a first conductive material on a first side and a second conductive material on a second side, the second side being positioned opposite from the first side, patterning the first conductive material by cutting through the first conductive material, wherein the patterning of the first conductive material creates electrical isolated conductive segments to be controlled by a driver circuit and creating a plurality of vias on the substrate, the plurality of vias extending through the substrate and providing electrical conductivity between the first and second sides. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196324

Electrochromic laminates

Thin-film devices, for example electrochromic devices for windows, and methods of manufacturing are described. Particular focus is given to methods of patterning optical devices. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196275

Optical stack for imaging directional backlights

An imaging directional backlight apparatus including a waveguide, a light source array, for providing large area directed illumination from localized light sources. The waveguide may include a stepped structure, in which the steps may further include extraction features optically hidden to guided light, propagating in a first forward direction. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196173

Enhanced, durable silver coating stacks for highly reflective mirrors

The disclosure is directed to a highly reflective multiband mirror that is reflective in the vis-nir-swir-mwir-lwir bands, the mirror being a complete thin film stack that consists of a plurality of layers on a selected substrate. In order from substrate to the final layer, the mirror consists of (a) substrate, (b) barrier layer, (c) first interface layer, (d) a reflective layer, (e) a second interface layer, (f) tuning layer(s) and (g) a protective layer. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196160

Apparatus and method for analysis of geophysical logging data using gamma rays

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for analysis of geophysical logging data obtained by using gamma ray logging, so as to predict lithofacies of strata by analysis of geophysical logging data, for lithofacies across a wide area, on the basis of data analyzed using gamma ray logging. The present disclosure comprises: a gamma ray emission unit; a gamma ray transmission and reception unit; and a logging determination unit. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196099

Converter valve fault warning method and system

Within a predetermined time range, record time information of status indication signals fed back by thyristor control units (tcu) of a converter valve. Perform, statistics and comparison of the pieces of time information using a bias statistics method. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180196097

Sump/ejector pump monitor and sump/ejector pump failure warning system

A sump, ejector, or other pump monitor configured to monitor the amperage of electric current power supplied through the pump monitor to a pump and communicate one or more signals regarding the amperage or variations in amperage to a remote signal receiving device which indicate a predicted failure or actual failure of the pump. In various embodiments, the pump monitor operates with a remote pump failure warning system. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195947

Particulate matter detection system

A particulate matter detection system has a particulate matter detection sensor, a current detection part and a control circuit part. The particulate matter detection sensor has an accumulation part, a pair of electrodes and a heater part. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195890

Water level detector for fuel filters

The present invention relates to a water level detector for fuel filters, which has, a first body and a second body, the first body and the second body being able to be joined together, jointly forming an outer enclosure of the water level detector; and components to detect water in the fuel filters housed by the outer enclosure; in that it also has, torque transfer means to transmit relative turning of the first body and the second body together, jointly forming the outer enclosure; and attachment means to establish axial retention, such that the first body and the second body remain joined together, the first body and the second body jointly forming the outer enclosure.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195872

Context-aware voice guidance

A context-aware voice guidance method is provided that interacts with other voice services of a user device. The voice guidance does not provide audible guidance while the user is making a verbal request to any of the voice-activated services. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195745

Air conditioning system and method with chiller and water

Air conditioning systems and methods for cooling a space that include a chiller, a cooling coil, a heat sink, various water conduits, and a pump. Different modes of operation are used under different conditions and the water is routed differently in different modes. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195733

Solid fuel stove

The present invention includes a stove with an efficiently-burning fuel bay and chimney that permits ascending combusted gases to cook food on a cooking shelf. The fuel bay may include a grate that is angled commensurate with a fuel-addition chute.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195717

Reduced resonance burner

A burner apparatus for burning a gas and air mixture may include a burner wall. The burner wall may have a plurality of ridges and a plurality of grooves. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195456

Engine system and control method for engine system

An engine system includes an engine, an atmospheric pressure sensor, an intake pressure sensor, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute atmospheric pressure learning for learning a relation between atmospheric pressure and an intake air amount of the engine based on the atmospheric pressure detected by the atmospheric pressure sensor, and execute fuel injection control of the engine using an initial value of an intake air amount model obtained based on the atmospheric pressure learning. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195454

Method and system for controlling electronic throttle control system

A method for controlling an electronic throttle control (etc) system, in which an electronic control unit (ecu) controls the etc system using an air volume learning value containing information on a volume of air introduced into an engine for each opening degree of the etc system according to carbon deposit of the etc system, the method may include reading an air volume learning value used during a previous operation. The air volume learning value is compared to a preset learning value change reference value. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195450

Fuel injector control device

Since a factor affecting an individual difference learning result is reduced or eliminated regardless of a valve body behavior, it is possible to highly accurately detect an individual difference of a fuel injector caused by the valve body behavior and to reliably detect the individual difference even when the fuel injector is replaced. When a valve opening/closing timing of the fuel injector is learned by a learning unit, a unit of interrupting the learning if a predetermined condition is established, a unit of prohibiting the learning of the valve closing timing using the learning unit if a predetermined condition is established, or a unit of prohibiting the learning of the valve opening/closing timing of the fuel injector using the learning unit if a fuel pressure of a common rail supplying a fuel to the plurality of fuel injectors changes by a predetermined value or more within a predetermined time is provided.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195434

Internal combustion engine

An improved reciprocating internal combustion engine converts a larger percentage (than a conventional engine) of the linear force exerted by the piston into rotation of the crankshaft when the combustion pressures are at maximum, high or intermediate levels. This increased conversion results in more power per cycle, when compared to conventional engines of comparable size. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195397

Airfoil turn caps in gas turbine engines

Airfoils having hollow bodies defining first and second airfoil cavities and having inner and outer diameter ends, a first airfoil platform at one end of the hollow body having a gaspath surface and a non-gaspath surface, wherein the hollow body extends from the gaspath surface. A first cavity opening is formed in the non-gaspath surface of the platform to fluidly connect to the first airfoil cavity and a second cavity opening in the platform is fluidly connected to the second airfoil cavity. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195271

Method and apparatus for making a water drainage-promoting wrap

A method and apparatus for making a water drainage-promoting wrap for applications such as housewrap and roofing underlayment. A substrate, which may be breathable or non-breathable, is conveyed through a nip between a rotating sleeve and a roll, the sleeve having a plurality of apertures therein. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195234

Environmentally friendly wallpaper with weathering resistance and contaminating resistance and preparing method

An environmentally friendly wallpaper with weathering resistance and contaminating resistance includes a substrate layer and a silicone rubber layer composite and connected together. The wallpaper is prepared by a process of calendering and attaching-pressing for patterning-vulcanizating. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180195232

Coated fabric products

This relates to the coating of air bags, which are used for safety purposes to protect occupants of vehicles such as automobiles, and of air bag fabrics intended to be made into air bags. In particular the invention relates to the top coating of air bags and air bag fabrics which have been pre-coated with a cured organic resin coating composition. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194769

Hetero-halo inhibitors of histone deacetylase

This invention provides compounds that are inhibitors of hdac2. The compounds (e.g., compounds according to formula i, ii or any of compounds 100-128 or any of those in tables 2 or 3) accordingly are useful for treating, alleviating, or preventing a condition in a subject such as a neurological disorder, memory or cognitive function disorder or impairment, extinction learning disorder, fungal disease or infection, inflammatory disease, hematological disease, or neoplastic disease, or for improving memory or treating, alleviating, or preventing memory loss or impairment.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194760

Heterobicyclic n-aminophenyl-amides as inhibitors of histone deacetylase

This invention provides compounds that are inhibitors of hdac2. The compounds (e.g., compounds according to formula (i) or any one of compounds 100-175) accordingly are useful for treating, alleviating, or preventing a condition in a subject such as a neurological disorder, memory or cognitive function disorder or impairment, extinction learning disorder, fungal disease or infection, inflammatory disease, hematological disease, or neoplastic disease, or for improving memory or treating, alleviating, or preventing memory loss or impairment.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194670

Ion-exchangeable glass with low coefficient of thermal expansion

Provided herein is a glass composition comprising: about 72 mol % to about 77 mol % sio2; about 8 mol % to about 12 mol % al2o3; about 10 mol % to about 14 mol % of one or more alkali oxide r2o, wherein r2o is li2o, na2o, k2o, rb2o, or cs2o; one or more divalent oxide ro, wherein ro is mgo, cao, sro, bao, or zno; and p2o5, wherein the ratio of mol % ro/(mol % r2o+mol % ro) is at least about 0.2. The glass composition has one or more of the following characteristics: (i) a low temperature (form 25° c. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194665

Apparatuses and methods for heating moving glass ribbons at separation lines and/or for separating glass sheets from glass ribbons

Apparatuses and methods for heating moving continuous glass ribbons at desired lines of separation and/or for separating glass sheets from continuous glass ribbons are disclosed. An apparatus includes a translatable support portion and a heating apparatus coupled to the support portion. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194664

Glass-bending device and glass-bending method using a fan

A glass bending device is presented. The glass bending device includes a bending chamber, a tool for holding at least one glass pane by means of a suction effect, including a downward-directed frame-like, convex contact surface and a cover with a peripheral air-guiding plate surrounding the contact surface at least in regions. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194411

Robot and method for traversing vertical obstacles

A robot has a robot body on a frame structure, the robot body having at least one enclosed space to hold at least one delivery item. At least one sensing device detects objects along a direction of motion of said robot. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194395

Tie rod

The tie rod is designed to elongate when subjected to an overload in tension that is placed on the tie rod. A plurality of threads and a reduced diameter section on the tie rod elongated when subjected to a tension overload that exceeds the design parameters of the tie rod. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194379

Automated warning time inspection at railroad grade crossings on a given track route

An automated warning time inspection system and method to test a warning time at a railroad grade crossing on each route for a train. The automated warning time inspection system comprises a track circuit configured to activate when a train enters the track circuit, an event recorder configured to record a first log time for activation of a crossing warning system, a camera to detect a first motion detection indication in a motion detection zone of the camera if there is any motion and an island circuit to detect a presence of the train as the train enters an island. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194329

Wiper arm and vehicle wiper apparatus equipped therewith

A wiper arm includes an arm main body having a blade joining portion at a distal end side in a length direction of the arm main body; a first nozzle portion disposed at a proximal end side from the blade joining portion in the length direction of the arm main body; a second nozzle portion disposed at a distal end side from the first nozzle portion in the length direction of the arm main body; a first line hose; and a second line hose, wherein the second nozzle portion jets washing fluid toward a wiping direction forward side when the arm main body moves toward an upper turning position, and the first washer nozzle portion jets washing fluid toward a wiping direction forward side and further toward the proximal end side than a length direction center of the wiper blade when the arm main body moves toward a lower turning position from the upper turning position.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180194176

Method and device for reprogramming tpms tire sensor data in a vehicle control system

A system and method for resetting or reprogramming tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) tire sensor data in a vehicle control system or electronic control unit (ecu). The system and method uses a single tpms relearning tool which (a) receives a first tpms tire sensor data signals from the tpms tire sensors, (b) initiates the vehicle control system to enter into a relearning or resetting mode, and (c) re-emits the first tpms tire sensor data signal as a second tpms tire sensor data signal to the vehicle control system to reset the vehicle control system to the present tpms tire sensor data. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193990

Powered fastener-driving tool including an engaging element to frictionally engage a piston upon returning to a pre-firing position

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a combustion-powered fastener-driving tool including an engaging element that improves tool performance by frictionally engaging a piston upon its return to a pre-firing position, thereby reducing the likelihood that the piston will end up at a position other than the pre-firing position after completion of a fastener-driving cycle. In one embodiment, the fastener-driving tool comprises a cylinder, a driving assembly slidably disposed within the cylinder and movable from a pre-firing position to a firing position to drive a fastener into a workpiece, and an engaging element. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193762

A hard-core and soft-shell toy building blocks set

The present application relates to a hard-core and soft-shell toy building blocks set, comprising polycarbonate matrix having tenon on its top and several mortise holes on its bottom; the outside surface of said polycarbonate matrix is cladded with thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer rubber layer. Said hard-core and soft-shell toy building blocks set provided in the this embodiment unitizes both conventional hard and soft kinds of cordwood toy by cladding thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer rubber layer on the outside surface of polycarbonate matrix, learning strong points from both to overcome their weaknesses, it produces high bounce ability, high resistance to wearing, bending, high temperature and oxidation, particularly, it is well worth mentioning that the new product is nonpoisonous, non-absorption of water and oil, no harm to health of children.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193723

Dry land ski

Provided herein is a training device configured to allow a user to simulate all of the balancing and turning movements of downhill snow skiing or snowboarding on dry, downhill surfaces. The device is equipped with a braking system that allows the user to slow down the speed of travel when the moving direction changes from forward to sideways, thereby simulating the act of slowing down on a slope by turning a ski or snowboard. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193712

Device for board sports and associated learning method

Some embodiments are directed to an analysis device for board sports, intended to be secured to a board, such as a surfboard or ski, at the interface with the user. The device includes: a force sensor designed to capture one or more forces generated by the user on the board; a position and motion sensor designed to capture the position, speed and acceleration of the board in space; and a processing unit or processor connected to the force sensor and to the position and motion sensor and designed to synchronize and process the data from the sensors.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193700

Systems and methods for facilitating rehabilitation and exercise

In one embodiment, an exercise system includes a user interface device sized and configured to fit within a user's hand, the user interface device including a microcontroller configured to control operation of the device, a first sensor configured to sense movements of the device, a second sensor configured to sense forces applied to the device, and a communication device configured to communicate data concerning the sensed movements and forces to a separate device.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193613

Balloon catheter and fluid management system thereof

Systems and methods for controlling fill media in a balloon catheter are disclosed. The system comprises a catheter having an inflatable balloon, a reservoir for fill media, and a first conduit for delivering fill media from the reservoir to the balloon. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193612

Balloon catheter and fluid management system thereof

A balloon catheter device with a fluid management system includes a source of balloon fill media and a balloon catheter in fluid communication with the source of balloon fill media. A first conduit is provided for delivering the balloon fill media from the source to the balloon catheter for inflation of a balloon of the catheter device. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193587

Method of delivering subliminal messages

This invention relates to a method of delivering subliminal messages to a user for providing positive benefits by using the subliminal programming app. The frequencies of the subliminal messages are such that which cannot be heard by human ear. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180193234

Oil-in-water emulsion and method

A method of preparing an oil-in-water emulsion comprises combining (a) an organopolysiloxane including at least two silicon-bonded hydrolysable or hydroxyl groups and (b) an organic oil to give a mixture. The method further comprises combining the mixture, (c) an aqueous medium and (d) a surfactant to form an initial emulsion. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180192692

System utilizing compressed smokeable product

The invention includes a device for smoking smokeable material. The device has a housing with a burning section and an inhalation section, a pusher in the housing for pushing the smokeable material through the burning section. ... Corning Incorporated

07/12/18 / #20180192691

System utilizing compressed smokeable product

The invention includes a device for smoking smokeable material. The device has a housing, a rotatable shaft for driving smokeable material towards the first end of the housing as the smokeable material is smoked, at least one radial hole through the shaft for passage of smokeable material from the burning section of the housing into the longitudinal hole of the rotatable shaft.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180192303

Machine learning-based troubleshooting of volte calls

. . A volte diagnostic engine may receive volte call records of volte calls that are carried by a wireless carrier network for multiple user devices. The volte call records may include performance indicators and call features for the voice calls. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180192158

Video segment detection and replacement

A method of video segment detection within a transport stream of a video asset is provided. Boundaries of candidate video segments of interest (i.e., advertisements, sports highlights, news highlights, content summaries, etc.) within a video asset are detected with a media analysis detector and are separately detected based on statistical models generated from historic transport control event data collected from a population of viewers of the video asset. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180192128

Optimization of broadcast event effectiveness

Introduced herein are methods and systems for determining machine learning marketing strategy. For example, a computer-implemented method according to the disclosed technology includes steps of identifying one or more business metrics to be driven by a marketing plan; generating one or more response functions of the business metrics by performing a machine learning process on a marketing dataset; optimizing a spending subject of the marking plan subject to constraints to generate a marketing strategy based on multiple decision variables; and presenting the marketing strategy to an advertiser.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180192046

Encoding method, decoding method, encoding apparatus, decoding apparatus, and encoding and decoding apparatus

To provide an encoding method for reducing deterioration in encoding efficiency when encoding a video/an image by selecting one operation mode out of a number of operation modes. The encoding method includes: extracting one or more features from one or more reconstructed pixel groups; categorizing the one or more reconstructed pixel groups using the extracted one or more features and a first machine learning model; and performing an encoding process on a current block of image samples included in a current picture using a parameter set corresponding to a result of the categorizing, the parameter set being one of a plurality of predefined parameter sets.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191852

Intelligently delivering notifications including summary of followed content and related content

A method, system and computer program product for handling notifications. A notification system monitors content (e.g., photograph) followed by a user for updates on a communication system. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191833

Methods and systems for providing time and date specific software user interfaces

Computer systems, methods and software for responding to remote clients with content selected based on when the request is made. The method may include selecting one or more interface components based on the time of day and/or date of the request, and returning a response including the selected interface components. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191763

System and method for determining network security threats

System and methods for determining network threats are disclosed. For each entity operating in a network being monitored for network security, an example method obtains an observed metric value for each metric that characterizes actions performed by the entity. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191606

Communications network

A method of operating a communications network, in which a primary learning process periodically determines which routes communications sessions are assigned to in order that the session can be carried with a requested qos. A secondary learning process is used, in between instances of the primary learning process to check that the qos constraints are still satisfied. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191333

Multi-phase control for pulse width modulation power converters

A controller controls pulse width modulation (pwm) signals of one or more phases. The controller includes a phase sequencer to select a phase, a common ramp generator generating a common ramp signal, a phase activation circuit to turn on the pwm signal of the selected phase based on the common ramp signal, and for each phase a current sense plus ramp (csr) signal generator to generate a phase csr signal according to a current of the phase and a phase deactivation circuit to turn off the pwm signal of the phase based on the phase csr signal. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180191177

Battery pack and protection method of the battery pack

A battery pack and a protection method of the battery pack are provided. The battery pack includes a battery including battery cells, a balancing unit for balancing voltages between the battery cells, a first switch on a high-current path of the battery, and a battery management unit for monitoring a voltage, a temperature, and a current of the battery, for applying a control signal for turning off the first switch, and for operating the balancing unit when the first switch is not turned off in response to the control signal.. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180190908

Method for high resolution patterning of organic layers

At least one embodiment relates to a method for photolithographic patterning of an organic layer on a substrate. The method includes providing a water-soluble shielding layer over the organic layer. ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180190907

Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same

A method of manufacturing an organic light-emitting display apparatus including forming a lift-off layer on a substrate including a first electrode, the lift-off layer including a fluoropolymer; sequentially forming a barrier layer and a photoresist on the lift-off layer, the barrier layer including an inorganic material; patterning the photoresist and the barrier layer to remove a first portion of the photoresist corresponding to the first electrode such that a second portion other than the first portion remains; etching a portion of the lift-off layer corresponding to the first portion to expose the first electrode; forming an organic functional layer and an auxiliary electrode over the first electrode and the second portion of the photoresist, the organic functional layer including an emission layer; and removing the lift-off layer, the barrier layer, the photoresist, the organic functional layer, and the auxiliary electrode remaining on the second portion.. . ... Corning Incorporated

07/05/18 / #20180190859

Metal oxide film formation method

Disclosed herein in a method of forming a metal oxide film, which can provide a high-quality metal oxide film while enhancing production efficiency. The method includes the steps of: turning a raw-material solution having a metallic element into a mist, to obtain a raw-material solution mist; turning a reaction aiding solution into a mist, to obtain an aiding-agent mist; feeding the raw-material solution mist and the aiding-agent mist into a mixing vessel, thereby mixing the raw-material solution mist and the aiding-agent mist, to obtain a mixed mist; and feeding the mixed mist onto a back surface of a substrate which is heated, to obtain a metal oxide film.. ... Corning Incorporated








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