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Lighting system and a method of estimating an end of life of at least one lamp thereof

. . A lighting system (100; 120) comprises at least one lamp (10) and a processing unit (20) for estimating an end-of-life of the at least one lamp (10). The processing unit (20) is configured to receive a lamp burning time during which the at least one lamp is turned on and a forecasted temperature over a selected period of time at a location of the at least one lamp. ... Corning Incorporated

System and method for providing a descriptive location of a user device

A system and method for providing a descriptive location of a first user device. The method includes: receiving a request to determine an updated descriptive location pointer for the second user device; receiving data associated with the first user device and at least one radio frequency (rf) signal; and determining an updated descriptive location pointer for the second user device based on a unique identifier collected by the first user device, the data associated with the first user device, and the at least one rf signal, wherein the unique identifier is created by the first user device based on data and rf signals received by the first user device during a learning phase, wherein the unique identifier is associated with at least one predetermined descriptive location pointer, wherein the updated descriptive location pointer is determined from among the at least one predetermined descriptive location pointer.. ... Corning Incorporated

Method and apparatus for improving efficiency of content delivery based on consumption data

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for improving the efficiency of content delivery based on consumption data. Consumption data may be collected from various users and/or devices describing frequently viewed areas in the content. ... Corning Incorporated

Imaging system for vehicle

A vehicular imaging system includes a camera with an imaging sensor. A red-pass spectral filter is disposed at each pixel of a first set of photosensing pixels, a blue-pass spectral filter is disposed at each pixel of a second set of photosensing pixels, a green-pass spectral filter is disposed at each pixel of a third set of photosensing pixels, and each pixel of a fourth set of photosensing pixels senses at least near infrared radiation. ... Corning Incorporated

Systems and methods for 360 video capture and display based on eye tracking including gaze based warnings and eye accommodation matching

Systems and methods may provide for capturing 360 degree video, and multi-resolution encoding, processing and displaying of the video based on a field of view (fov) and region of interest (roi) for a viewer. The roi may be determined based on eye tracking information (eti) and the video may be encoded for viewports within the fov at a high resolution and for other viewports outside the fov at a lower resolution. ... Corning Incorporated

Method and device for dynamical protocol selection

The method of the invention envisages estimation and learning of the state of the system using the data traffic of the network itself, with co-ordination of a node, selected as collector, which, in addition to its normal data-collection role, determines and changes dynamically the network-protocol stack used, for optimizing the performance of interest, where for this purpose said node, with a processing unit thereof, implements a computer program referred to as “protocol selector”, which: executes monitoring of the network state and collection of the data on the performance of the network itself; evaluates at periodic intervals the performance of the protocol in the last interval and executes a step of a reinforcement-learning algorithm at the end of which it evaluates whether to change or not the protocol for the next interval and resumes the main execution flow.. . ... Corning Incorporated

Efficient peer-to-peer architecture for distributed machine learning

A computer in a distributed peer-to-peer system is disclosed. The distributed system includes a plurality of computers configured to run a distributed machine learning (ml) program represented as an expression of a target loss function with a model parameter matrix. ... Corning Incorporated

Methods of identifying and counteracting internet attacks

The present disclosure relates to a method of identifying and counteracting internet attacks, of man-in-the-browser and/or man-in-the-middle and/or bot attack types, comprising the steps of: generating a request by a web browser, concerning a web application residing in a web server; sending the request by the web browser to a box server, which is in signal communication with the web server; receiving a server dom code by the box server, which code has been automatically generated by the web server according to the request; sending a service page code by the box server to the web browser, in response to the request, the service page code comprising an obfuscated and polymorphic javascript code and/or html code; receiving and processing the javascript code and/or html code, by the web browser, to automatically generate an asynchronous request, such that environment data of the web server may be transmitted to the box server; processing the environment data by the box server, to identify internet attacks; performing an encryption function on the server dom code by the box server to generate an obfuscated dom code, and sending the obfuscated dom code to the web browser in response to the asynchronous request; performing a decryption function on the obfuscated dom code by the service page code, to obtain the server dom code; rendering the server dom code by the web browser.. . ... Corning Incorporated

Network security anomaly and threat detection using rarity scoring

A security platform employs a variety techniques and mechanisms to detect security related anomalies and threats in a computer network environment. The security platform is “big data” driven and employs machine learning to perform security analytics. ... Corning Incorporated

Managing access settings for a network gateway

Methods, devices and program products are provided for collecting activity data concerning a local environment from a device associated with the local environment. The method determines, using a processor, an activity state associated with a local environment based on the activity data collected by the device. ... Corning Incorporated

Complementary workflows for identifying one-hop network behavior and multi-hop network dependencies

A network analysis tool evaluates network flow information in complementary workflows to identify one-hop behavior of network assets and also identify multi-hop dependencies between network assets. In one workflow (e.g., using association rule learning), the network analysis tool can identify significant one-hop communication patterns to and/or from network assets, taken individually. ... Corning Incorporated

Password based key exchange from ring learning with errors

Use the same basic idea of ke based on ring lwe, this invention gives constructions of a new authenticated key exchanges system, where the authentication is achieved through a shared password between two parties. These new systems are efficient and have very strong security property including provable security and resistance to quantum computer attacks. ... Corning Incorporated

Method for managing in an adaptive and joint way the routing policy and the retransmission policy of a node in an underwater network, and means for its implementation

The method of the invention envisages determining, for each packet that is to be transmitted/retransmitted, through an llc communication protocol, which is the top sublayer of the datalink layer of the iso-osi model, (llc logic) autonomously, node by node, the specific communication apparatus to be used from the ones available on the single node, to which subset of the nodes said packet is to be transmitted (routing logic), i.e., the number and the set of neighbouring nodes to which it is to be transmitted, the specific communication apparatus to be used from the multiple ones that may be available, and the maximum number of retransmissions to be made, by using a decentralized self-learning algorithm that enables each node to learn and select dynamically the best operating mode, according to the number of transmissions already made.. . ... Corning Incorporated

Method for controlling an electrical drive, and electrical drive

The invention relates to a self-learning repetitive method for an electrical drive or motor, in particular a linear or slewing drive, for determining the maximum speed during the movement of the actuator between a starting point (sp) and an end point (ep), wherein the actuator is accelerated to a speed vmax over a first distance (xbeschl), is braked over a second distance (xbrems) and is then moved at a safe low speed (vsafe) over a third distance (xsafe) as far as the stop and is stopped. The method is repeated with the aim of minimizing the third distance (xsafe,min) and thereby achieving the maximum speed (bpmax, vmax). ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301980

Power management utilizing a blocker stage

The present disclosure relates to power management apparatuses, systems, and methods utilizing a blocker stage. A power management apparatus may include a blocking string including a plurality of blocker stages connected in series, and each blocker stage may include at least one switch and at least one energy absorbing component. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301977

Semiconductor device and control method thereof

The invention addresses providing a semiconductor device that enables to reduce noise simultaneous with switching. A driver ic which is a semiconductor device includes a drive circuit which drives a control terminal of a pmos drive stage which is a switching element, a noise detection circuit which detects noise in an output signal when switching (turning) the pmos drive stage on or off, and a control circuit which control driving by the drive circuit based on the detected noise.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301975

Flyback power converter circuit with active clamping and zero voltage switching and conversion control circuit thereof

A flyback power converter circuit includes: a transformer including a primary side winding coupled to an input power and a secondary side winding coupled to an output node, wherein the input power includes an input voltage; a primary side switch coupled to the primary side winding for controlling the input power to generate an output power on the output node through the secondary side winding, wherein the output power includes an output voltage; a clamping circuit including an auxiliary switch and an auxiliary capacitor connected in series to form an auxiliary branch which is connected with the primary side winding in parallel; and a conversion control circuit for adjusting an on time of the auxiliary switch according to at least one of a current related signal, the input voltage, and the output voltage, such that the primary side switch is zero voltage switching when turning on.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301871

Novel patterning of vcsels for displays, sensing, and imaging

The present disclosure relates to novel and advantageous vcsels and vcsel arrays. In particular, the present disclosure relates to novel and advantageous vcsels and vcsel arrays having, or patterned in, unique shapes, including rectangular shapes, linear shapes, shapes having two or more segments, and other non-circular shapes. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301666

Method of making an electronic device

A method of fabricating an organic light emitting device comprises patterning a first electrode layer to form a grid comprising a mesh of electrically conductive metal tracks, depositing a layer of hole injection material from a solution comprising less than 10% solids by weight in a solvent, the thickness of the wet layer of solution before the solvent is evaporated to dry the film being greater than the track spacing, evaporating the solvent to provide a dry film having an average thickness in the spacing between the tracks which is less than 10% of the wet thickness of the wet layer of solution and an average thickness in the spacing between the tracks which is greater than 25% of the track thickness to provide a more planar top surface than the surface of the metal tracks before the layer of hole injection material was deposited, depositing one or more further layers from solution to provide a light emitting layer and one or more optional charge transporting layers, and depositing a second electrode layer. The grid can comprise sets of tracks having different widths and spacings.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301480

Flexible organic light emitting diode display and manufacturing method thereof

A flexible organic light emitting diode display and manufacturing method thereof are provided. The method includes: performing a first patterning process on an amorphous silicon film; performing a crystallization treatment on the amorphous silicon film which has been processed by the first patterning process to form an oriented crystalline polycrystalline silicon film; performing a second patterning process on the polycrystalline silicon film to form a channel; and sequentially forming a gate, a source, a drain, an oled display layer, and a packaging layer over the channel.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301469

Finfet devices with multiple channel lengths

A method including patterning a continuous fin having a first segment and a second segment in a semiconductor layer, the first segment is arranged at an angle relative to the second line segment, and forming a first gate and a second gate substantially parallel to each other, the first gate substantially covering sides and a top of a portion of the first segment of the continuous fin, the second gate substantially covering sides and a top of a portion of the second segment of the continuous fin.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301464

Cost-effective method to form a reliable memory device with selective silicidation and resulting device

A method of forming a memory device with a dielectric blocking layer and selective silicidation and the resulting device are provided. Embodiments include forming a memory stack on a substrate; forming a conformal insulating layer over sidewalls and an upper surface of the memory stack and the substrate; forming an interpoly dielectric structure adjacent to each sidewall of the insulating layer; forming a conformal polysilicon silicon layer over the insulating layer and interpoly dielectric structures; forming an optical planarization layer over the polysilicon layer; planarizing the optical planarization and polysilicon layers down to the memory stack; forming a dielectric blocking layer over the memory stack and substrate; forming a patterning stack over the dielectric blocking layer, the patterning stack covering a portion of the memory stack; and removing the dielectric blocking, optical planarization, and polysilicon layers on opposite sides of the patterning stack.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301445

Embedded pmos-trigger silicon controlled rectifier (scr) with suppression rings for electro-static-discharge (esd) protection

An electro-static-discharge (esd) protection device has a silicon-controlled rectifier (scr) with a triggering pmos transistor. The scr is a pnpn structure with a p+ anode/source within a center n-well, a p-substrate, and an outer n-well that connects to a cathode using n+ well taps. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301372

Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device

Provided herein may be a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method may include: forming a first stack in which a first pad region, a second pad region and first dummy region are successively defined; forming a second stack on the first stack; forming a first pad structure and a first reference pattern by patterning the second stack, the first pad structure being disposed on the first pad region and having a stepped shape, the first reference pattern being disposed on the first dummy region of the first stack; forming a first pad mask pattern on the first stack, the first pad mask pattern being aligned by measuring the distance from the first reference pattern thereto and covering the first and second pad regions; and forming a second pad structure having a stepped shape by patterning the second pad region while shrinking the first pad mask pattern.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301158

Speech noise reduction method and device based on artificial intelligence and computer device

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a speech noise reduction method and a speech noise reduction device based on artificial intelligence and a computer device. The method includes the followings. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301115

Vehicle auxiliary display device, display method and vehicle

A vehicle auxiliary display device is provided. The display device includes a display unit and a processor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301109

Display control circuit, display control method thereof, and display apparatus

The embodiments of the present disclosure propose a display control circuit, a display control method thereof and a display apparatus, so that power supply to the display driving circuit is controlled to be disabled when the display driving circuit is in the sleep-in mode and is controlled to be enabled when the display driving circuit is in the wakeup mode by setting a switch circuit in the display control circuit and turning on and turning off the switch circuit.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301053

Interactive robot-augmented education system

An interactive robot-augmented education system designed to promote self-paced, student-driven learning capable of encouraging students using embodied, expressive social interactions, individualized content, attentional tracking and adaptive guidance during each lesson.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301049

Personalized embedded examination device

A personalized embedded examination apparatus includes a server and a network terminal. The network terminal includes a display module, an input module, a first transmission module, and a terminal processor module. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301047

Method quantify users' expertise through their interaction with different applications

The advantages of this system and method are: offering an assessment as a service solution to educational content providers, saving them time and effort to build this essential component themselves; a measure and assessment of understanding at the time of learning instead of via post-learning tests; a holistic and more accurate view and reporting of a student skill level and understanding provided by analyzing her interaction with a plurality of educational content instead of multiple independent reports based on individual education content.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301046

Application for interactive learning in real-time

A system comprising a learning platform having a learning management system in communication with a content management system is described herein. The system presents, by a processing device, a live event provided by the learning platform. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301031

A method and system for automatically detecting and mapping points-of-interest and real-time navigation using the same

The present invention relates to a system and method for automatically detecting and mapping points-of-interest (poi) such as parking spaces, and accordingly locating and directing drivers to available parking spaces as close as possible to desired poi and locations. The system is completely autonomous and independent and it uses a parking space detection module that employs machine learning and computer vision techniques for learning the surface of the parking area, the unoccupied life span of a parking space, the occupancy life span of the parking space, detection of suspicious vehicles in terms of parking searcher to independently predict in which available parking space they may parked, and accordingly to navigate in real-time a user to a parking space that has the highest probability to remain free on arrival of that user.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180301013

Monitorning systems and methods

A monitoring system and method include at least one monitor including an internal communication unit, and at least one mobile device that is in communication with the internal communication unit of the monitor. The monitor(s) transmits monitoring data to the mobile device(s) through the internal communication unit. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300927

Dynamic real-time generation of three-dimensional avatar models of users based on live visual input of users' appearance and computer systems and computer-implemented methods directed to thereof

In some embodiments, the present invention provides for a computer system that may include a camera component configured to acquire a visual content, where the visual content includes a plurality of frames having a visual representation of a person's face; and a processor configured to: train a face detection regressor with a synthetic face model database to obtain a face detection trained regressor; apply, for each frame, the face detection trained regressor to detect or to track the face based on facial features, local features, and a pre-defined hyperparameter; construct an intermediate multi-dimensional face model; apply machine learning to determine features of an intermediate multi-dimensional head model; construct a multi-dimensional avatar; and utilize the multi-dimensional avatar to perform an activity associated with the person.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300885

Learning image automatic sorting device, learning image automatic sorting method, and learning image automatic sorting program

A learning image automatic sorting device for sorting learning images to be stored while identifying and eliminating repeated images by discriminating the geometric deformation, changes in grayscale, the difference in noise level, and the like.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300869

Techniques for predicting perceptual video quality

In one embodiment of the present invention, a quality trainer and quality calculator collaborate to establish a consistent perceptual quality metric via machine learning. In a training phase, the quality trainer leverages machine intelligence techniques to create a perceptual quality model that combines objective metrics to optimally track a subjective metric assigned during viewings of training videos. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300830

Configuring classroom physical resources

A computer-implemented method modifies physical classroom resources in a classroom. One or more processors identify and quantify physical classroom resources in the classroom based on sensor readings received from sensors in a classroom. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300731

Method and apparatus for autonomous services composition

A cloud services composition system allows customers to interactively create service constructs from network function virtualization resources. The network function virtualization primitives are modeled using a standard modeling language. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300686

Recruiting service modular table interface

A recruiting service is presented that profiles data scientists per specific skills and application based on years of experience. A modular table interface is designed to allow for job-relevant skills to be mixed and matched per industry. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300668

Item shipping screening and validation

A method and system for vetting items being shipped across national boundaries using a new technology enabling an automated system is provided. In particular, the automated system screens items for shipping through customs and validating the items for shipment according to customs rules and regulations. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300653

Distributed machine learning system

A distributed machine learning system and method are disclosed. According to some implementations of this disclosure, the method includes identifying one or more available computing resources and receiving a task object that indicates a training job to perform. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300652

Circuit configuration optimization apparatus and machine learning device

Provided are a circuit configuration optimization apparatus and a machine learning device capable of reducing the occurrence frequency of a malfunction based on one of the current position and the current time of a fpga device. The circuit configuration optimization apparatus includes: a state data acquisition section that acquires at least one of a current position and current time of the fpga device as state data; and a circuit configuration determination section that determines a circuit configuration of the fpga device based on the state data acquired by the state data acquisition section, and outputs a command value for reconfiguring the determined circuit configuration on the fpga device.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300651

Neural network model for generation of compressed haptic actuator signal from audio input

A method comprises inputting an audio signal into a machine learning circuit to compress the audio signal into a sequence of actuator signals. The machine learning circuit being trained by: receiving a training set of acoustic signals and pre-processing the training set of acoustic signals into pre-processed audio data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300647

Intelligent service negotiation using cognitive techniques

Embodiments for intelligent service negotiation by a processor in a cloud computing environment. One or more data points may be analyzed based on one or more service provider cost components received from one or more service providers for a service. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300646

Techniques for reinforcement for bots

Techniques for reinforcement for bots are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a bot application interface component operative to receive a plurality of bot capability catalogs for a plurality of bots at a bot-service system; a client communication component operative to receive a plurality of user service prompts from a plurality of user client devices; and an interaction processing component operative to determine the selected bots of the plurality of bots for each of the plurality of user prompts by matching the plurality of user service prompts against the plurality of bot capability catalogs using a bot capability table generated by a natural-language machine-learning component; record a bot interaction history based on user interactions with the selected bots; and update the natural-language machine-learning component based on the bot interaction history. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300645

System and method for generating machine-curated scenes

The present disclosure contemplates a variety of improved methods and systems for creating a unique user experience using an ambient operating system connected to a variety of disparate iot devices. The described solution includes a curated scene or set of actions initiated by an assistant device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300639

Novel autonomous artificially intelligent system to predict pipe leaks

Embodiments of the disclosure are directed towards pipe leak prediction systems configured to predict whether a pipe (e.g., a utility pipe carrying some substance such as waster) is likely to leak. The pipe leak prediction system may include one or more predictive models based on one or more machine learning techniques, and a predictive model can be trained using data for the characteristics of various pipes in order to determine the patterns associated with pipes without leaks and the patterns associated with pipes with leaks. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300637

Domain knowledge integration into data-driven feature discovery

The example embodiments are directed to a system and method for integrating domain knowledge into a feature discovery process. In an example, the method includes receiving data associated with an operation of an asset, receiving domain knowledge associated with a subject matter of the asset, performing a feature discovery process based on the received data using the domain knowledge to generate a feature set associated with the operation of the asset, wherein the feature discovery processes reduces a search space of possible features in the received data based on the domain knowledge when generating the feature set, and performing an analytic associated with the operation of the asset based on the domain-knowledge-integrated feature set and outputting information concerning results of analytic for display to a display device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300636

Cognitive knowledge based registration system for geomechanical data

An embodiment includes a method for use in importing geomechanical data from one or more references into a knowledge base. The method includes selecting at least one chart within at least a given one of the one or more references; extracting at least a subset of the geomechanical data in the selected chart; preparing one or more learnable models at least in part from the geomechanical data; and loading the learnable models into the knowledge base for use at least in part by at least one machine learning classifier.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300635

Cognitive knowledge based registration system for geomechanical data

An embodiment includes a method for use in importing geomechanical data from one or more references into a knowledge base. The method includes selecting at least one chart within at least a given one of the one or more references; extracting at least a subset of the geomechanical data in the selected chart; preparing one or more learnable models at least in part from the geomechanical data; and loading the learnable models into the knowledge base for use at least in part by at least one machine learning classifier.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300632

Non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, learning method, and learning device

A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a program that causes a computer to execute a process, the process including obtaining a feature quantity of input data by using a feature generator, generating a first output based on the feature quantity by using a supervised learner for labeled data, generating a second output based on the feature quantity by using an unsupervised learning processing for unlabeled data, and changing a contribution ratio between a first error and a second error in a learning by the feature generator, the first error being generated from the labeled data and the first output, the second error being generated from the unlabeled data and the second output.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300631

Method and apparatus for large scale machine learning

Analyzing patterns in a volume of data and taking an action based on the analysis involves receiving data and training the data to create training examples, and then selecting features that are predictive of different classes of patterns in the data stream, using the training examples. The process further involves training in parallel a set of anns, using the data, based on the selected features, and extracting only active nodes that are representative of a class of patterns in the data stream from the set of anns. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300623

Multifactor venue localization using centralized learning

A central server receives a venue identification query from a client device in the venue and a test data set including information collected from the venue. The central server then queries a classifier to identify the venue based on the test data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300621

Learning dependencies of performance metrics using recurrent neural networks

A processor receives time series data and a function describing a type of dependency that is desired to be determined from the time series data. A probe matrix is determined based upon the function. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300620

Foliage detection training systems and methods

Example foliage detection training systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives data associated with a plurality of vehicle-mounted sensors and defines multiple regions of interest (rois) based on the received data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300617

Enhancing processing performance of artificial intelligence/machine hardware by data sharing and distribution as well as reuse of data in nueron buffer/line buffer

An exemplary artificial intelligence/machine learning hardware computing environment having an exemplary dnn module cooperating with one or more memory components can perform data sharing and distribution as well reuse of a buffer data to reduce the number of memory component read/writes thereby enhancing overall hardware performance and reducing power consumption. Illustratively, data from a cooperating memory component is read according to a selected operation of the exemplary hardware and written to corresponding other memory component for use by one or more processing elements (e.g., neurons). ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300609

Facilitating machine-learning and data analysis by computing user-session representation vectors

Disclosed systems and methods generate user-session representation vectors from data generated by user interactions with online services. A transformation application executing on a computing device receives interaction data, which is generated by user devices interacting with an online service. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300598

System and methods for creation of learning agents in simulated environments

A system and methods for generating learning agents in simulated environments, comprising an agent creation engine, simulated environment server, network, an agent server, and machine learning techniques applied in stochastic environments, with the goal of producing modular and rapidly-deployable machine-learning capable agent specifications for use in simulated environments, for a variety of simulation purposes including economic simulations and biological agent simulations.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300592

Font replacement based on visual similarity

Font replacement based on visual similarity is described. In one or more embodiments, a font descriptor includes multiple font features derived from a visual appearance of a font by a font visual similarity model. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300589

System and method using machine learning for iris tracking, measurement, and simulation

This document relates to hybrid eye center localization using machine learning, namely cascaded regression and hand-crafted model fitting to improve a computer. There are proposed systems and methods of eye center (iris) detection using a cascade regressor (cascade of regression forests) as well as systems and methods for training a cascaded regressor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300576

Semi-automatic labelling of datasets

An unlabelled or partially labelled target dataset is modelled with a machine learning model for classification (or regression). The target dataset is processed by the machine learning model; a subgroup of the target dataset is prepared for presentation to a user for labelling or label verification; label verification or user re-labelling or user labelling of the subgroup is received; and the updated target dataset is re-processed by the machine learning model. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300568

Detecting device and method of detecting target object in vehicle

A method for detecting and warning about a human or animal left in a vehicle by a user includes detecting whether the vehicle is in a first condition of engine off and in a second condition of being locked. An image obtaining device is controlled to capture images of interior of the vehicle when the vehicle meets the first and second conditions. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300556

Person tracking and privacy and acceleration of data using autonomous machines

A mechanism is described for facilitating person tracking and data security in machine learning at autonomous machines. A method of embodiments, as described herein, includes detecting, by a camera associated with one or more trackers, a person within a physical vicinity, where detecting includes capturing one or more images the person. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300540

Person identification systems and methods

Techniques disclosed herein relate to identifying individuals in digital images. In some embodiments, a digital image(s) that captures a scene containing one or more people may be acquired. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300502

Privacy preservation

An anonymization system may include a merger to merge a public database and a private database to create a merged database. The merged database may include multiple blank entries and multiple initial values associated with multiple user identifiers. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300488

Detecting unknown software vulnerabilities and system compromises

Disclosed are various embodiments for detecting unknown software vulnerabilities and system compromises. During a learning period, it is determined which of a plurality of portions of a software package are invoked. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300487

Framework for security strength and performance analysis of machine learning based biometric systems

A framework for measuring the security strength of bio-metric security systems against spoofing attacks considering the adversary's knowledge about the system is disclosed.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300484

Detection of anomalous program execution using hardware-based micro architectural data

Disclosed are devices, systems, apparatus, methods, products, media and other implementations, including a method that includes obtaining hardware-based micro-architectural data, including hardware-based micro-architectural counter data, for a hardware device executing one or more processes, and determining based, at least in part, on the hardware-based micro-architectural data whether at least one of the one or more processes executing on the hardware device corresponds to a malicious process. In some embodiments, determining based on the hardware-based micro-architectural data whether the at least one of the one or more processes corresponds to a malicious process may include applying one or more machine-learning procedures to the hardware-based micro-architectural data to determine whether the at least one of the one or more processes corresponds to the malicious process.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300456

Population based treatment recommender using cell free dna

Systems and methods are disclosed for generating a therapeutic response predict or detecting a disease, by: using a genetic analyzer to generate genetic information; receiving into computer memory a training dataset comprising, for each of a plurality of individuals having a disease, (1) genetic information from the individual generated at first time point and (2) treatment response of the individual to one or more therapeutic interventions determined at a second, later, time point; and implementing a machine learning algorithm using the dataset to generate at least one computer implemented classification algorithm, wherein the classification algorithm, based on genetic information from a subject, predicts therapeutic response of the subject to a therapeutic intervention.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300442

Circuit configuration optimization apparatus and machine learning device

A circuit configuration optimization apparatus includes a machine learning device that learns a circuit configuration of a fpga device. The machine learning device observes circuit configuration data of the fpga device and fpga error occurrence state data indicating an error occurrence state of the fpga device as state variables that express a current state of an environment. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300438

Device and method for geometrical construction of predicted vehicle occupancy area

A trajectory allocator provides a vehicle trajectory based on a list of vehicle vertices each of which define a position and a moving direction of one point of an vehicle body. A trajectory transformer calculates a list of the extreme points vertices by selecting a point of the vehicle body with the smallest and/or the largest turning radius for a given position of the vehicle and provides multiple corner trajectories based on the list of extreme points vertices. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300413

Method, device, server and storage medium of searching a group based on social network

A method of searching a group based on a social network includes: receiving a group search request transmitted by a query terminal, wherein the group search request contains a specified query user identification (id), a group scale and a group coritivity; retrieving a pre-generated social network graph; using the user node corresponding to the query user id as a starting node to perform search expansion according to the social network graph, and determining a user node having the maximum number of adjacent nodes in each search expansion layer as a group member until the number of determined group members equals to the group scale in the social network graph; a first level of the expansion layer includes the user node, which is an adjacent node of the query user, and the user node included in a next level of expansion layer is an adjacent node of the group member determined by the upper level of the expansion layer; and determining that a group coritivity of the group to be searched is not less than the specified group coritivity, and returning the group to be searched as a query result to the query terminal for displaying.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300398

System and method for machine-learning input-based data autogeneration

Systems, methods, and devices for automated provisioning are disclosed herein. The system can include a memory including a user profile database having n-dimension attributes of a user. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300393

Expert search thread invitation engine

Systems and methods are provided for providing search results. Social media posts are analyzed to identify a candidate for authoring an expert search thread, where one or more search terms are extracted from one or more social media posts of the candidate. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300355

Implementing a secondary storage dentry cache

A computer-implemented method according to one embodiment includes identifying an accessing of a file within an operating system, checking an in-memory cache for path information associated with the file, checking an external cache for the path information associated with the file, conditionally retrieving the path information associated with the file by performing a file system lookup and adding the path information associated with the file to the in-memory cache and the external cache, and returning the path information.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300333

Feature subset selection and ranking

The example embodiments are directed to a system and method for feature subset selection and ranking. In an example, the method includes executing a base routine on a candidate set of features to generate an initial solution set, identifying a plurality of initial exclusions sets for the initial solution set, generating a plurality of partial candidates sets of the candidate set based on the initial exclusion sets, executing the base routine on the partial candidate sets to discover a plurality of additional solution sets, and combining the discovered solutions sets to generate a combined set of feature subsets. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300317

Neural machine translation with latent tree attention

We introduce an attentional neural machine translation model for the task of machine translation that accomplishes the longstanding goal of natural language processing to take advantage of the hierarchical structure of language without a priori annotation. The model comprises a recurrent neural network grammar (rnng) encoder with a novel attentional rnng decoder and applies policy gradient reinforcement learning to induce unsupervised tree structures on both the source sequence and target sequence. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300315

Systems and methods for document processing using machine learning

Disclosed herein are embodiments of systems, devices, and methods automated document analysis and processing using machine learning techniques. In one embodiment, systems and methods are disclosed for automatically classifying documents. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300312

Global normalized reader systems and methods

Presented herein are systems and methods for question answering (qa). In embodiments, extractive question answering (qa) is cast as an iterative search problem through the document's structure: select the answer's sentence, start word, and end word. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300246

Extend gpu/cpu coherency to multi-gpu cores

In an example, an apparatus comprises a plurality of processing unit cores, a plurality of cache memory modules associated with the plurality of processing unit cores, and a machine learning model communicatively coupled to the plurality of processing unit cores, wherein the plurality of cache memory modules share cache coherency data with the machine learning model. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300210

Method for processing acquire lock request and server

A technique for processing a lock request is provided. A first lock server is a takeover lock server of a second lock server. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300196

Management apparatus and management method

A management apparatus that manages a first database and a second database synchronized with each other includes a memory and a processor configured to perform a stop of synchronous processing between the first database and the second database in accordance with detection of a delay with respect to a first processing request received by the first database, output an error notification concerning uncompleted processing in the first database in which the delay is detected, and allocate a second processing request received after the detection to the second database.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300171

Elastic management of machine learning computing

A computer system implemented a method for elastic resource management for executing a machine learning (ml) program. The system is configured to create a set of logical executors, assign them across a set of networked physical computation units of a distributed computing system, partition and distribute input data and work tasks across the set of logical executors, assign them across the set of networked physical computation units, where the work tasks are partitioned into short units of computation (micro-tasks), each calculates a partial update to the ml program's model parameters and each last for less than one second; create a set of logical servers (lses); partition and distribute globally shared model parameters of the ml program across the set of logical servers; execute partitioned work tasks according to a bounded asynchronous parallel standard, where a current work task is allowed to execute with stale model parameters without having all the current calculation updates from work tasks it depend on, provided the staleness of the model parameters is within a predefined limit.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300147

Database operating method and apparatus

Database operating methods and apparatuses are provided. A method includes sequentially obtaining a database operational command in a target transaction executed by an application server when the application server executes the target transaction; performing a predictive execution for the database operational command, returning a predictive execution result to the application server to allow the application server to determine a next database operational command that needs to be executed, locally recording the database operational command, and recording predictive execution data produced by the predictive execution if the database operational command belongs to one of a modifying database type command or a locked non-modifying database type command; and controlling a database corresponding to the application server to execute the target transaction actually based on the locally recorded database operational command and the predictive execution data in response to obtaining a transaction commit command in the target transaction.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300037

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

[object] to make communication between users through video being distributed smoother. [solution] there is provided an information processing device including: a communication unit configured to acquire a moving image being subjected to live distribution as well as manipulation information including a manipulation position concerning location of a sticker on the moving image being displayed on a display unit of a device and information concerning the sticker to be located; and a control unit configured to analyze a region corresponding to the manipulation position on the moving image, and perform processing of locating the sticker on the moving image on a basis of an analysis result and the manipulation information.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180300028

Systems and methods for dynamically determining actions associated with a page in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can receive a request from a client for one or more actions associated with a page for a particular channel for a particular user. A plurality of actions associated with the page can be obtained. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299992

Orthogonal frequency scan scheme in touch system

System and processes for transmitting orthogonal frequencies on a touch sensor are provided. In one example process, the rows of the sensor panel can have signals transmitted thereon having orthogonal frequencies. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299887

Automated vehicle control system

A vehicle-control system suitable for use on an automated vehicle includes a human-machine-interface and a controller. The human-machine-interface accepts an input from an operator of a host-vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299885

Wireless capability and display for collision warning of a vehicle-trailer unit

A backing system for a vehicle and trailer includes a wireless control device in communication with an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured with programming to record an image of a hitch for the vehicle and trailer assembly and determine a hitch angle using a plurality of reference points on the trailer which are viewed by the camera. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299877

Power plant system fault diagnosis by learning historical system failure signatures

A method, computer program product, and a system is provided for power plant system fault diagnosis. The method includes detecting, using an invariant model, a fault event based on a broken pair-wise correlation. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299859

Tool-path correcting apparatus and tool-path correcting method

A tool-path correcting apparatus includes a cut-point calculating unit that calculates, on the basis of tool path data, tool data, and shape data, cut point information, which is information concerning cut points by a tool on a machining curved surface of a machining shape at the time when the tool is disposed at command points described in the tool path data, a correction-command-point extracting unit that extracts, on the basis of the tool path data and the cut point information, correction command points, which are command points that should be corrected, from command points described in the tool path data, a command-point-correcting-direction determining unit that determines, on the basis of the correction command points, command point correcting directions, which are directions in which the correction command points should be corrected, and a tool-path-data correcting unit that corrects the tool path data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299857

Control device for machine tool performing oscillation cutting

An oscillation permission/prohibition notification part of a control device notifies an oscillation command generation part of generation permission of the oscillation command when a position command value has not reached within a predetermined range of a machining end point of a workpiece, and notifies the oscillation command generation part of generation prohibition when the position command value has reached within the predetermined range. A control part includes a learning controller and a learning determination part. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299842

Value added pest control system with smart learning

The instant disclosure provides an ability to use an array of data inputs to enter a network and thereby provide a realtime improvable database. The present invention is novel in its ability to maximize the customer's interface with a pest control system, thus allowing for maximum efficiency for current and future designs as well as a high level of compatibility with ancillary regulatory, financial and planning type functions.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299770

Method and apparatus to correct for patterning process error

A method including identifying that an area of a first substrate includes a hotspot based on a measurement and/or simulation result pertaining to a patterning device in a patterning system, determining first error information at the hotspot, and creating first modification information for modifying the patterning device (e.g., the information to be transmitted with the patterning device to a patterning modification tool) based on the first error information to obtain a modified patterning device.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299736

Thin film transistor, method for manufacturing the same, array substrate and display device

A thin film transistor, a method for manufacturing the same, an array substrate and a display device are provided. The method for manufacturing a thin film transistor includes: providing a substrate; forming an active layer and a light shielding layer covering the active layer on the substrate by a patterning process, the light shielding layer being formed of a photoresist material; and forming a source-drain electrode layer and a passivation layer covering the source-drain electrode layer.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299655

Zoom lens, and image pickup apparatus and image pickup system including same

Provided is a zoom lens comprising in order from an object side to an image side, a positive first lens unit including a diffractive optical element, a negative second lens unit, a positive third lens unit including at least one positive lens, and a rear unit including one or more lens units, in which intervals between adjacent lens units are changed during zooming. The third lens unit comprises a positive lens formed by using a material with an abbe number and a partial dispersion ratio concerning a c-line and a t-line both of which are appropriately set. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299505

Length adjustable arm and mems position detection equipment rotation test apparatus

A length adjustable arm and mems position detection equipment rotation test apparatus includes an extendible section and first and second rotary bodies provided at one end of a rotation device for variation of a feeding position of a first feeding component so that feeding component is capable of conducting various feeding ways. Further, a worktable is provided thereon with at least one rotation section, which has a surface on which a plurality of operation stations is mounted. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299503

Electromigration monitor

The present disclosure discloses an ic with an electromigration (em) monitor. The ic includes a functional circuit configured according to a first value of a parameter related to em tolerance. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299495

Novel non-parametric statistical behavioral identification ecosystem for electricity fraud detection

Embodiments of the disclosure are directed towards electricity fraud detection systems that involve a behavioral detection ecosystem to improve the detection rate of electricity fraud while reducing the rate of false-positives. More specifically, machine learning algorithms are eschewed in favor of two separate models that are applied sequentially. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299434

Point of care immunization testing system - detection methods

A point of care immunization system based upon a range of detection methods to rapidly test a patient in order to ascertain an immunization profile so that vaccinations can be administered to address identified gaps. A point of care system comprised of sample and test strips/cartridges, with said test strips/cartridges configured to meet healthcare requirements of national governing bodies. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299375

Fluid analysis and monitoring using optical spectroscopy

Systems, methods, and computer-program products for fluid analysis and monitoring are disclosed. Embodiments include a removable and replaceable sampling system and an analytical system connected to the sampling system. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299355

Fluid analysis and monitoring using optical spectroscopy

Systems, methods, and computer-program products for fluid analysis and monitoring are disclosed. Embodiments include a removable and replaceable sampling system and an analytical system connected to the sampling system. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299029

Electrically operated valve

The invention provides an electrically operated valve which can more accurately detect a position of a valve body. An electrically operated valve is provided with a valve shaft, a valve body, a rotor member which is movable together with the valve shaft in a parallel direction to a first direction, a stator member which applies a turning force to the rotor member, a permanent magnet member which turns together with the rotor member, an angle sensor which detects an angle of rotation of the permanent magnet, and a guide member which guides a relative movement of the rotor member or the valve shaft in relation to the permanent magnet member. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180299027

Valve assembly

A valve assembly may be used with a container for holding a fluid including a liquid and a gas. The valve assembly may have a chamber, inlet, and outlet. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298988

Speed adjustable returning apparatus for electric actuator

A speed adjustable returning apparatus for an electric actuator utilizes a cooperative configuration between the one-way driving device and the clutch device during the use of the apparatus in order to prevent damages caused by the operating unit driven by the opening/closing assembly. In addition, the clutch device is able to allow the operating device to selectively drive the opening/closing assembly in order to prevent impacts on the opening/closing assembly due to accidental movements of the operating device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298848

Method and systems for gaseous and liquid propane injection

Methods and systems are provided for fueling an engine with liquefied petroleum gas (lpg). In one example, a method may comprise pumping (lpg) from a fuel tank to a direct injection rail and not to a port injection rail. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298815

Method for cleaning continuously variable valve timing system

A method for cleaning a continuously variable valve timing (cvvt) system for removing foreign materials includes: switching a target operating value of the cvvt system to a predetermined setting value within a set operating region and performing cleaning of the cvvt system; and determining whether a valve timing control learning request exists for the cvvt system, and, when the valve timing control learning request exists, aborting the cleaning.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298799

Method for producing a gasoline engine exhaust gas system having a particulate filter, and exhaust gas system of a gasoline engine

A method for producing a gasoline engine exhaust gas system having a particulate filter includes using at least one spacer for positioning at least two components provided for the passage of exhaust gas from the engine. The spacer includes ash-forming constituents. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298798

Real time fluid level monitoring system

The present invention is a real time fluid level monitoring system comprising a time of flight sensor coupled to a data processing unit with a means to output the measured fluid level data. The system may be configured to monitor fluid levels such as engine oil, hydraulic oil, coolant, fuel, and wiper fluids in automobiles and commercials. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298774

Forward facing tangential onboard injectors for gas turbine engines

Gas turbine engines and turbines thereof including a stator section having a plurality of vanes, a rotating section having a plurality of blades, the rotating section being axially adjacent the stator section along an axis of the turbine, the stator section being aftward of the rotating section along the axis of the turbine, and a primary tangential onboard injector located radially inward from the stator section and configured to direct an airflow from the stator section in a forward direction toward the rotating section, the primary tangential onboard injector turning the airflow in a direction of rotation of the rotating section.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180298637

Security gate locksmith tool

A security gate locksmith tool is a device designed to attach to a security gate to open the gate when the keys for opening the gate are not available. It has a handle portion that is attached to the outer side of the security gate, a hooked conduit portion attached to the back side of the handle portion in which a flexible wire or cable passes through, and a rigid u-shaped piece attached to the flexible wire that is designed to engage a thumb turn lock located on the back side of the security gate from which the handle portion is located. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297930

Process for purification of methyl methacrylate

A process for purifying methyl methacrylate. The method comprises: (a) feeding a product mixture comprising methyl methacrylate, methanol, water and oligomers of methyl methacrylate to a divided section of a distillation column comprising a dividing wall; (b) removing an overhead stream and a bottoms stream from the distillation column, and removing a middle side draw stream from the distillation column; wherein the crude product enters the dividing wall distillation column in a divided section on an opposing side of the dividing wall from the middle side draw stream; and (c) removing an upper side draw stream from a point above the dividing wall and below the top of the distillation column, separating a portion of water from the upper side draw stream to produce a dewatered upper side draw stream and returning the dewatered upper side draw stream to the distillation column.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297921

Method of production of methanol using co2 and h2

Combining the two gases and producing methanol can be accomplished under high pressure (about 3250 psi) and high temperature (750-degree fahrenheit heat) without the presence of a catalyst. Throughout this process, auto-ignition for methanol is 867-degree fahrenheit (or 464° c.) and auto-ignition for hydrogen is 932-degree fahrenheit (or 500° c.). ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297866

Water treatment system and water treatment method

Provided are a water treatment system and a water treatment method capable of downsizing a facility and inexpensively producing freshwater. A water treatment system includes: a first reverse osmosis treatment device for separating wastewater into desalinated permeate water and concentrated wastewater; a mixing unit for mixing the separated concentrated wastewater and intake seawater; a second reverse osmosis treatment device for separating mixed water obtained by mixing the concentrated wastewater and the seawater into desalinated permeate water and concentrated mixed water; and a return pipe for returning a portion of the separated concentrated mixed water to the mixing unit. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297856

Vanadium recovery method

A vanadium recovery approach utilizes oil fly ash (ofa), in contrast to coal fly ash, for separation and recovery of vanadium. Ofa is first carbon burned to reduce the volume for recycling, and also to provide a fuel for other industrial processes. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297835

Method for protecting a mems unit against infrared investigations and mems unit

A method is provided for protecting a mems unit, in particular a mems sensor, against infrared investigations, a surface patterning being performed for at least one first area of a surface of the mems unit, the first area absorbing, reflecting or diffusely scattering more than 50%, in particular more than 90% of an infrared light incident upon it.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297603

Apparatus and method for controlling vehicle based on degree of fatigue

The present disclosure provides an apparatus and a method for controlling a vehicle based on a degree of fatigue of a driver. The apparatus includes: a fatigue degree learning device configured to learn a degree of initial fatigue of the driver based on biometric information of the driver received from a sensor; a fatigue degree monitoring device configured to, when learning the degree of initial fatigue of the driver is completed and driving of a vehicle is started, monitor the degree of fatigue of the driver by receiving the biometric information of the driver from the sensor, and output a control signal corresponding to the degree of fatigue of the driver, and a driving controller configured to control the driving of the vehicle based on the control signal.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297594

Vehicular motion control device and method

Provided are a vehicular motion control device and method such that, even when a vehicle is turning, the target trajectory can be followed while maintaining traveling stability, with a reduced sense of incongruity felt by the driver. This vehicular motion control device is equipped with: a target trajectory acquisition unit that acquires a target trajectory for a vehicle to travel; and a speed control unit that increases or decreases the longitudinal acceleration generated in the vehicle, the longitudinal acceleration being positive in the vehicle travel direction. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297593

Method for collision avoidance of a motor vehicle with an emergency vehicle and a related system and motor vehicle

A method for collision avoidance of a motor vehicle with an emergency vehicle includes detecting surroundings of the motor vehicle using an optical detection arrangement, detecting wider surroundings of the motor vehicle using an acoustic detection arrangement, and detecting traffic users in the surroundings. The wider surroundings are investigated to detect a signal indicative of an emergency signal of the emergency vehicle, and a trajectory of motion for each of the detected traffic user is determined. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297520

Warning device

A warning device selects, as a first candidate, an obstacle whose collision time period is equal to or shorter than a threshold time period and is the shortest among at least one obstacle which is present either in a front area or in a side area. The warning device selects, as a second candidate, the obstacle whose collision time period is equal to or shorter than a threshold time period and is the shortest among at least one obstacle which is present in the side area. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297199

Controller and machine learning device

A controller includes a machine learning device that learns an operating parameter for an operation of bonding a radiation plate by a robot. The machine learning device observes operating parameter data and heat conductor state data as state variables that express a current state of an environment. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180297083

Postal sorting equipment with a tray interchanger for slanting l-shaped shuttle trays

Postal sorting equipment for sorting flat mailpieces comprises a postal sorting machine, a storage-tray conveyor for conveying open-topped storage trays that are filled with mailpieces stacked flat, a shuttle-tray conveyor for conveying open-fronted shuttle trays that are substantially l-shaped, and in which the mailpieces are placed on-edge in stacks, and a tray interchanger that is suitable for automatically transferring the mailpieces stored flat in an open-topped storage tray to an open-fronted shuttle tray, the transfer being achieved by turning the storage tray over relative to the shuttle tray, which is held on a slant relative to the horizontal and vertical directions in order to obtain jogging by gravity of the transferred stack of mailpieces against the far inside surface of said shuttle tray.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296842

Apparatus and method for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation

Embodiments of the invention provide methods for detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation (af) and related conditions. One embodiment provides a method comprising measuring electrical activity of the heart using electrodes arranged on the heart surface to define an area for detecting aberrant electrical activity (aea) and then using the measured electrical activity (mea) to detect foci of aea causing af. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296773

Medicament delivery device

The present invention relates to a medicament delivery device comprising a housing (10, 20, 24, 30), a biased medicament delivery member guard (64) arranged movable in relation to the housing from a proximally extended position to a retracted position, a power pack (87) comprising a plunger rod (88) and a force element (118) arranged to act on said plunger rod (88), which power pack (87) is actuated by a release clip (96) movable in relation to the housing and arranged to said plunger rod (88) for releasibly holding said plunger rod (88) with the force element (118) in a tensioned state; a rotator (82) rotatably arranged inside said housing, which rotator (82) is arranged with a guide element (80) and a medicament delivery member guard lock element (84, 86) on its outer surface, wherein said medicament delivery member guard (64) is arranged with release clip activation elements (112) operably arranged to act on said release clip (96) for releasing said plunger rod, and wherein said medicament delivery member guard (64) is further arranged with a rotator activator element (78) arranged to cooperate with said guide element (80) for turning said rotator (82), upon movement of said medicament delivery member guard (64) to the retracted position, and wherein, upon movement of said medicament delivery member guard (64) back to the extended position, said rotator activator element (78) will engage said medicament delivery member guard lock element (84, 86) and lock said medicament delivery member guard (64) in a shielding position after removal of said medicament delivery device from a medicament delivery site.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296762

Method of filling custom syringe

A cartridge comprising a reservoir part and an extension extending from said reservoir part, said extension defining a fluid path and comprising a molding and a first needle extending from said molding, the extension turning to a finite angle with respect to an axis of said reservoir part and wherein at least part of said first needle is likewise at said finite angle, at least some of said part of said first needle at said finite angle being enclosed within said molding of said fluid path. A drug delivery device may be used with the cartridge and includes a skin-contacting surface. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296618

Traditional chinese medicine composition having a function of regulating emotion, a process for preparing the same, and a product thereof

The present invention relates to the technical field of health-care product, and in particular relates to a traditional chinese medicine composition having a function of regulating emotions, a process for preparing the same, and a product thereof. It was found that the composition of the present invention had effects of nourishing liver and kidney, regulating yin and yang, tonifying qi and nourishing blood, regulating emotions, and protecting the function of autonomic nerve, and could improve pressure-induced anxiety and depression, inattention, poor spirit, dispirited, learning and memory capacity decline, etc. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296281

Automated steering systems and methods for a robotic endoscope

Systems and methods for automated steering control of a robotic endoscope, e.g., a colonoscope, are provided. The control system may comprise: a) a first image sensor configured to capture a first input data stream comprising a series of two or more images of a lumen; and b) one or more processors that are individually or collectively configured to generate a steering control output signal based on an analysis of data derived from the first input data stream using a machine learning architecture, wherein the steering control output signal adapts to changes in the data of the first input data stream in real time.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296205

Expandable balloon desufflation assembly

A balloon dissector includes a cannula, an expandable bladder, and a cord. The cannula defines a lumen between proximal and distal ends. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296155

Parametric seizure detection

We report a method for detecting epileptic or non-epileptic seizures, comprising: receiving a heart rate of a patient; calculating a percentage change of the heart rate in reference to at least one of the patient's maximal heart rate, reserve heart rate, or a resting heart rate; detecting an epileptic seizure if the percentage increase in the heart rate reaches a threshold value; and taking at least one responsive action selected from issuing a warning, delivering a therapy, determining a seizure severity, or logging at least one of a date and time of occurrence of the seizure, its severity, the type of therapy, or its effect, in response to the detection. We also report a medical device system configured to implement the method. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296128

Active orthosis system

The invention relates to an active orthosis system comprising a plurality of inertial sensors to be distributed over an upper limb, a lower limb, or any other part of the human body comprising at least one joint, said inertial sensors (1, 2, 3, 4) being designed so as to allow the determination of at least one angle formed by segments of said part of the human body, around said at least one joint. The invention is characterised in that said active orthosis system comprises an alert device for warning the user of the active orthosis system that said at least one angle has a value located outside a pre-determined range of comfort values.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180296105

Wearable physiological monitoring and notification system based on real-time heart rate variability analysis

Methods, devices, and systems for monitoring heart rate variability (hrv) are presented. The hrv monitoring systems and devices are adapted to give immediate feedback to the subject concerning their current condition and any pertinent changes in their condition. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180295779

Bale turning apparatus for a bale processor

A method of loading bales into a bale processing chamber of a bale processor. The bale processing chamber is mounted on a chamber frame mounted on wheels for travel on a ground surface in a forward operating travel direction. ... Corning Incorporated

10/18/18 / #20180295776

Combine harvester unloading system

A combine harvester including a grain tank having an auger trough in which a screw conveyor of an unloading system is disposed. The screw conveyor is operable to define an upturning side and a downturning side. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295703

Street lamp controller

. . . . . . A street lamp controller comprises a switch configured to turn on and turn off a street lamp, a control module adapted to control the turning on and turning off of the switch, a detection module adapted to detect a data element relevant to operation of the street lamp, a data acquisition module connected to the detection module and adapted to acquire the data element detected by the detection module, and a wireless transmission module. The wireless transmission module communicates with a server and is adapted to transmit the data element acquired by the data acquisition module to the server and receive a control instruction sent from the server. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295566

Access information handling in a mobile network with cellular network accesses and wireless local area network accesses

A network node controls communication of user equipment in a mobile network with cellular network access and wireless local area network access. The network node receives from a further network node, information concerning a wireless local area network access to which the user equipment is attached and information concerning a cellular network access to which the user equipment is attached. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295522

Warning of spectrum access revocation

Various communication systems may benefit from improved signaling. For example, certain communication systems may benefit from improved signaling before network access is revoked through a citizens broadband radio service. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295474

A method and apparatus for transmittng an warning message by using v2x servics in a wireless access system

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for transmitting and receiving warning messages by using vehicle to everything (v2x) services. One of embodiments of the present invention is performed by a vehicle user equipment (vue) and comprising steps of receiving a first message transmission guideline package (mgp) message including geographical coordination information related with an mgp area and a value tag indicating time information for updating the mgp message; checking the value tag is changed or not; and transmitting a first warning message based on the first mgp message when the value tag is not expired; or transmitting a second warning message based on a second mgp message when the value tag is expired, wherein at least a transmission frequency or a transmission power for the second warning message are determined base on the second mgp message, and wherein the mgp area represents where mgp profiles are the same.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295320

Enhanced resolution video and security via machine learning

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for enhanced resolution video and security via machine learning are disclosed. A transmitter reduces a resolution of each image of a videostream from a first, higher image resolution to a second, lower image resolution. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295250

Image forming apparatus and method for preventing printing on undecolored paper

An image forming apparatus includes a paper feed section and a processing section. The paper feed section stores paper. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295155

Information security systems and methods

Systems and methods for governing derived electronic resources are provided. In one embodiment, a digital resource is associated with one or more rules and a set of one or more computations, wherein the rules correspond to one or more conditions for accessing the digital resource and the computations operate upon the digital resource in order to provide a specific view of the digital resource that differs from the digital resource.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295034

Techniques for analytics-driven hybrid concurrency control in clouds

Exemplary techniques for analytics-driven hybrid concurrency control in clouds are disclosed that include a hybrid resource allocation module that can concurrently utilize an optimistic allocation scheme alongside a pessimistic allocation scheme. Machine learning techniques utilizing previous activity history of applications can be used to train a cluster model that is integrated by a hybrid resource allocation module to classify applications in either a pessimistic cluster or an optimistic cluster that identifies under which scheme requests from the applications will be processed.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180295011

Architectures and methods for management of in-vehicle networked controllers and devices

Disclosed are control algorithms and system architectures for managing operation of networked controllers and devices, including vehicles with an onboard network of electronic control units (ecu) and control logic for governing the snoozing and waking of these ecus. A method for managing a motor vehicle's in-vehicle network of ecus includes: determining status vectors for a group of the ecus, each status vector indicating whether the corresponding ecu is awake or asleep; determining device roles for these ecus—slave or master; determining an assigned hierarchy for selecting the ecus as the master device; receiving a mode change signal indicating an ecu intends to transition to the asleep state or to the awake state; and, responsively, modifying the respective device role for one ecu from master to slave and the respective device role for another ecu from slave to master based on the assigned hierarchy and the status vectors for the ecus.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294978

Systems and methods for identifying certificates

A learning certificate authentication system comprising a certificate downloader configured to obtain a certificate, a feature extractor in communication with the certificate downloader that is configured to (i) parse information associated with the certificate and a pattern of use into actionable features and (ii) calculate a value associated with at least one of the actionable features, a classification extractor configured to process the vector with a learning model based on the pattern of use information, a processor, and a non-transitory memory having instructions that, in response to an execution by the processor, cause the processor to calculate a probability of authenticity based on the processed vector are disclosed. Methods of authenticating certificates are also disclosed.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294755

Control device of ac rotating machine and electric power steering device

This invention is concerning a control device of an ac rotating machine that estimates, as an estimated rotational position, a rotational position of an ac rotating machine having n sets of three-phase windings where n is a natural number equal to or greater than 2, the device being made up of: a voltage sum calculator that calculates a voltage sum from n sets of voltage commands for applying ac voltage to the n sets of three-phase windings; a current sum calculator that calculates a current sum from n sets of currents respectively flowing in the n sets of three-phase windings; and a rotational position estimator that calculates an estimated rotational position on the basis of calculation results of the voltage sum calculator and the current sum calculator.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294711

Converter apparatus having function of detecting failure of power device, and method for detecting failure of power device

A converter apparatus includes: a converter for converting an ac voltage into a dc voltage; a dc link capacitor connected to the converter; a voltage detector for dc link voltage; a charging circuit for the dc link capacitor; a charging circuit controller for a switch connected with a charging resistor; a current detector for detecting a current of the converter; a turn-on controller for controlling the turning-on of power devices; a switch for connecting or disconnecting a power supply; a power supply monitor for monitoring a connection state of the power supply; a threshold value setter for setting a first or second threshold value; and a failure detector for determining the presence or absence of the failure of the power devices by a comparison between a current flowing upon turning on the power device, immediately after disconnection of the power supply, and the first or second threshold value.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294709

Switching element driving device

A switching element driving device for driving first and second switching elements of a half bridge circuit, the first and second switching elements being respectively formed in upper and lower arm units of the half bridge, and having respectively first and second freewheeling diodes connected thereto in antiparallel. The switching element driving device includes upper and lower arm driving circuits respectively configured to output first and second driving signals for driving the first and second switching elements, and a drive capability decision circuit configured to, responsive to turning on of the first switching element, set drive capability of the first driving signal to a first level and to change the drive capability of the first driving signal to a second level upon detecting a reverse recovery current of the second freewheeling diode of the second switching element, the first level being higher than the second level.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294426

Light emitting device manufacturing method and apparatus thereof

A method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes providing a substrate and forming a plurality of photosensitive bumps over the substrate. The method also includes forming a photosensitive layer over the plurality of photosensitive bumps and patterning the photosensitive layer to form a recess through the photosensitive layer to expose a surface. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294409

Direct formation porous materials for electronic devices

A method for forming an electronic device may comprising the steps of selecting a substrate for an electronic device, and depositing a porous film utilizing physical vapor deposition, dry deposition, evaporative deposition, e-beam evaporation, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, or atomic layer deposition. In some embodiments, a deposition rate, temperature, pressure, or combination thereof may be carefully controlled during deposition to generate the porous film. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294361

Thin film transistor and method for manufacturing the same array substrate and display device

A thin film transistor and a method for manufacturing the same, an array substrate, and a display device are provided in embodiments of the disclosure. The method for manufacturing a thin film transistor in embodiments of the disclosure forms a plurality of strip-shaped protrusions on a substrate by a patterning process before forming structures of various layers of the thin film transistor, and then forms sequentially a gate electrode, a gate insulating layer, an active layer, a source-drain electrode on the plurality of strip-shaped protrusions; in other words, the thin film transistor is prepared, whose channels are aligned with and shaped to be similar to the plurality of strip-shaped protrusions, in a widthwise direction thereof.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294330

Method and system for mom capacitance value control

A method for mom capacitance value control is disclosed. The method comprises: s01: setting a target thicknesses for each metal layers; s02: after forming a current metal layer, measuring a thickness of the current metal layer; when the thickness of the current metal layer is equal to or less than a threshold value, then turning to step s03; s03: calculating multiple capacitance variations related to the current metal layer according to the thickness of the current metal layer; wherein each of the capacitance variation related to the current metal layer is between an actual capacitance value of a mom capacitor combination associated with the current metal layer and a target capacitance value of the same mom capacitor combination; s04: calculating updated target thicknesses for all subsequent metal layers according to the capacitance variations related to the current metal layer.. ... Corning Incorporated








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