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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

10/11/18 / #20180294232

Microchip charge patterning

A method of forming a charge pattern on a microchip includes depositing a material on the surface of the microchip, and immersing the microchip in a fluid to develop charge in or on the material through interaction with the surrounding fluid.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294167

Structures and methods for improved lithographic processing

Described herein are structures and methods for preparing photobuckets for lithography, e.g. Photolithography or electron-beam lithography. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294077

Kind of power paying-off cradle and power paying-off full-automatic stranding cable machine

A power paying-off cradle consisting of power paying-off component and framework. In the framework is a cavity with an upper opening; a wire tension balance mechanism is installed in the cavity; a displacement wheel is installed on the wire tension balance mechanism, and a position detector of the displacement wheel is installed on the inner side wall of the framework; a turning wheel is installed on the front top of the framework; a thread hole is installed in the front of the framework; wire on the paying-off spool enwinds the turning wheel and the displacement wheel successively and passes through the thread hole. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294061

Hybrid data architecture for use within a healthcare industry optimized cognitive environment

A data architecture for use within a cognitive information processing system environment comprising: a plurality of data sources, the plurality of data sources comprising a public data source and a private data source, the public data source comprising publicly available healthcare information, the private data source comprising privately managed, company specific healthcare information; and, a cognitive data management module, the cognitive data management module accessing information from the plurality of data sources and providing the information to an inference and learning system.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294059

Mental health modeling language

The invention is a novel, internet-enabled doctor-patient workflow system comprising, inter alia, an “intelligent” electronic health record and healthcare management process, offering an interactive “machine-learning” electronic health record and medical management system. The invention features inputs and commands from doctors through the use of a conversation pane (conversation window). ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180294055

Automated system and method for blood safety workflow verification and validation

A method of using temporal logic technique to verify and validate blood safety workflows, the method includes creating a model workflow of blood supply chain process, wherein humans and machines are included as workflow constructs where involved, translating regulations governing blood safety into statements in temporal logic formula, wherein components satisfying a temporal logic formula correspond to satisfying the translated regulation, combining the translated regulations with the created blood supply chain model workflow, and validating that all translated regulations have been satisfied using a theorem prover.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293977

Automatic learning of language models

Techniques and systems are disclosed for context-dependent speech recognition. The techniques and systems described enable accurate recognition of speech by accessing sub-libraries associated with the context of the speech to be recognized. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293949

Data processing device connected with display device and control method of display device

The present invention provides a data processing device connected with a display device performing intermission driving, in which power consumption of the display device is sufficiently reduced while securing high quality display by the display device. When a host shifts to intermission state 2 together with an lcd without data updating in an image buffer in the host, the image buffer is extended (extended from 2 frames (a, b) to 4 frames (a-d)). ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293912

Vocabulary learning central english educational system delivered in a looping process

In today's english education field, english learning typically focuses on reading comprehension and writing. Students learn vocabulary along the way. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293908

Electronic handwriting processor with derivative coordinate modeling

An improved machine learning system is provided. For example, a content management server may provide real-time analysis of a user's handwriting to assess the user's knowledge of a language, including using a convolution neural network method.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293905

Student engagement and analytics systems and methods with machine learning student behaviors based on objective measures of student engagement

Embodiments leverage wireless data passively collected by access points of a school to correlate a student's behavior with respect to time and place. This data-driven approach can quantify student behaviors and objectively measure and track how students move and interact on campus. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293893

Vehicle and method for collision avoidance assistance

A vehicle for collision avoidance assistance may include: a camera to obtain an image of an object behind the vehicle, and obtain coordinates of a feature point spaced apart from the object, a controller, and a notification unit to output a collision warning. In particular, the controller sets an estimated value of a vector indicating a state of the vehicle based on coordinates of the vehicle, coordinates of the object, and the coordinates of the feature point, determine a predicted value of the estimated value of the vector based on a result of differentiating the estimated value of the vector with respect to time, correct the predicted value, determine the estimated value of the vector, and calculate a distance between the camera and the object to transmit a collision warning signal to the notification unit.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293863

Communication-linked floodlight controllers with audio/video recording and communication features

Some aspects of the present embodiments provide a plurality of exterior lighting devices that are communicatively linked and capable of simultaneous (or near simultaneous) activation. At least a subset of the lighting devices may have cameras that enable live viewing (and/or later viewing of recorded footage) of the area around each lighting device (e.g., by the property owner, by law enforcement, or by any other authorized person or entity), and speakers that are capable of providing live verbal warnings (and/or automatic audible warnings) to intruders. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293815

Tire wear detection system for automated vehicle

A tire-wear detection system for an automated vehicle includes a steering-angle-sensor, a vehicle-path-detector, and a controller. The steering-angle-sensor indicates a steering-angle of a host-vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293762

Tomographic reconstruction based on deep learning

The present approach relates to the use of machine learning and deep learning systems suitable for solving large-scale, space-variant tomographic reconstruction and/or correction problems. In certain embodiments, a tomographic transform of measured data obtained from a tomography scanner is used as an input to a neural network. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293759

Adaptive image display characteristics

Learning methods and systems are provided for predictive medical image calibration. In various embodiments, a request is received from a user for an image. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293723

Apparatus and method for detecting anomaly in plant pipe using multiple meta-learning

Provided are an apparatus and method for detecting an anomaly in a plant pipe using multiple meta-learning. When a multi-sensor data stream about a plant pipe is received, each of a plurality of meta-learning modules for processing different packet section ranges, extracts one or more preset types of features from sensor data of packet section ranges set according to trend from an arbitrary reception time point, generates 2d image features of the features according to multi-sensor-specific times, generates 3d volume features by accumulating the 2d image features in a depth direction according to multiple sensors, and learns the 3d volume features in parallel through multi-sensor-specific learning modules. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293721

Contour based defect detection

Methods and systems for detecting defects in patterns formed on a specimen are provided. One system includes one or more components executed by one or more computer subsystems, and the component(s) include first and second learning based models. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293720

Pattern inspection apparatus, pattern position measurement apparatus, aerial image measurement system, method for measuring aerial image,pattern position repairing apparatus, method for repairing pattern position, aerial image data processing apparatus, method for processing aerial image data, pattern exposure apparatus, method for exposing pattern, method for manufacturing mask, and mask manufacturing system

A pattern inspection apparatus includes: an optical image acquiring mechanism to acquire optical image data of a corresponding divided pattern for each of masks for multiple patterning has been formed; a position deviation map generating processing circuitry to generate position deviation maps regarding the corresponding divided pattern; a difference position value map generating processing circuitry to generate one difference position value map defining a difference value between relative position deviation amounts of the each minimum element of the position deviation maps; a region specifying processing circuitry to specify at least one region having the difference value exceeding a threshold of distance between patterns laying side-by-side by using the difference position value map; and an output mechanism to output at least coordinates, a type of defect, and information of a reference image of each region specified for the each region specified.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293713

Denoising monte carlo renderings using machine learning with importance sampling

Supervised machine learning using neural networks is applied to denoising images rendered by mc path tracing. Specialization of neural networks may be achieved by using a modular design that allows reusing trained components in different networks and facilitates easy debugging and incremental building of complex structures. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293712

Denoising monte carlo renderings using generative adversarial neural networks

Supervised machine learning using neural networks is applied to denoising images rendered by mc path tracing. Specialization of neural networks may be achieved by using a modular design that allows reusing trained components in different networks and facilitates easy debugging and incremental building of complex structures. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293711

Kernel-predicting convolutional neural networks for denoising

Supervised machine learning using convolutional neural network (cnn) is applied to denoising images rendered by mc path tracing. The input image data may include pixel color and its variance, as well as a set of auxiliary buffers that encode scene information (e.g., surface normal, albedo, depth, and their corresponding variances). ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293710

De-noising images using machine learning

The present disclosure relates to using a neural network to efficiently denoise images that were generated by a ray tracer. The neural network can be trained using noisy images generated with noisy samples and corresponding denoised or high-sampled images (e.g., many random samples). ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293707

System and method for deep learning image super resolution

In a method for super resolution imaging, the method includes: receiving, by a processor, a low resolution image; generating, by the processor, an intermediate high resolution image having an improved resolution compared to the low resolution image; generating, by the processor, a final high resolution image based on the intermediate high resolution image and the low resolution image; and transmitting, by the processor, the final high resolution image to a display device for display thereby.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293704

Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and image pickup element and image pickup apparatus

A first-color-space converting unit 223 receives the image signal of first color space from a signal processing unit 222 and converts the received image signal into the image signal of second color space which is suitable for conversion into the image signal of third color space as specified. A thinning processing unit 226 performs thinning process on the converted image signal representing each color component of the second color space for each pixel so as to correspond to a processor unit 30 which generates the image signal representing each color component from the image signal representing one color component of color space for each pixel and output the image signal of the third color space, thereby turning it into the image signal representing one color component of the second color space for each pixel. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293691

Machine learning sparse computation mechanism

An apparatus to facilitate processing of a sparse matrix is disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of processing units each comprising one or more processing elements, including logic to read operands, a multiplication unit to multiply two or more operands and a scheduler to identify operands having a zero value and prevent scheduling of the operands having the zero value at the multiplication unit.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293683

Humanitarian crisis analysis using secondary information gathered by a focused web crawler

A network is crawled using a trained learning model to identify a set of secondary-source documents related to an event. A hub page from the set of secondary-source documents is identified that includes a link predicted to link to a new relevant secondary-source document. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293678

Method and apparatus for the semi-autonomous management, analysis and distribution of intellectual property assets between various entities

A machine assistance platform for management, analysis, and transaction of intellectual property assets is described herein. In an example implementation, a system provides automated analysis of intellectual assets using machine learning techniques. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293517

Artificial intelligence engine for mixing and enhancing features from one or more trained pre-existing machine-learning models

An ai engine having an architect module to create a number of nodes and how the nodes are connected in a graph of concept nodes that make up a resulting ai model. The architect module also creates a first concept node by wrapping an external entity of code into a software container with an interface configured to exchange information in a protocol of a software language used by the external entity of code. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293516

System and method for validating unsupervised machine learning models

A system and method for validating unsupervised machine learning models. The method includes: analyzing, via unsupervised machine learning, a plurality of sensory inputs associated with a machine, wherein the unsupervised machine learning outputs at least one normal behavior pattern of the machine; generating, based on the at least one normal behavior pattern, at least one artificial anomaly, wherein each artificial anomaly deviates from the at least one normal behavior pattern; injecting the at least one artificial anomaly into the plurality of sensory inputs to create an artificial dataset; and analyzing the artificial dataset to determine whether a candidate model is a valid representation of operation of the machine, wherein analyzing the artificial dataset further comprises running the candidate model using the artificial dataset as an input.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293515

Self-adaptive, self-trained computer engines based on machine learning and methods of use thereof

In some embodiments, the present invention provides for a computer system which includes a content database storing initial content data and a vocabulary data set; a processor configured to applying a machine learning model to transform the initial content data into a n-dimensional vector space; self-training the machine learning model based on the vocabulary data set; applying a clustering technique to the n-dimensional vector space to generate a cluster model of clusters, where each cluster includes a plurality of word representations; associating each cluster with a cluster identifier; obtaining subsequent content data; associating each data element of the subsequent content data with each cluster to generate a content data cluster mapping model; continuously tracking, for each user, each respective cluster identifier of each respective cluster associated with each action performed by each user with each data element to continuously self-adapt each user-specific, time-specific dynamic cluster mapping model.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293514

New rule creation using mdp and inverse reinforcement learning

A method is provided for rule creation that includes receiving (i) a mdp model with a set of states, a set of actions, and a set of transition probabilities, (ii) a policy that corresponds to rules for a rule engine, and (iii) a set of candidate states that can be added to the set of states. The method includes transforming the mdp model to include a reward function using an inverse reinforcement learning process on the mdp model and on the policy. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293513

Computer system, and method and program for controlling edge device

The present invention is to provide a computer system and a method and a program for controlling an edge device that acquire data for a predetermined machine learning from a combination of sensors in a network, perform possible learning with the sensors without the user's intention, and output the result. According to the present invention, a computer system that performs machine learning with an edge device 100 connected with a gateway 200 detects an edge device 100 connected with the gateway 200, determines the combination of the detected edge devices 100, determines a program for an edge device 100 and a program for machine learning based on the determined combination, and causes the edge devices 100 to execute the program for an edge device 100 and causes a predetermined computer to execute the program for machine learning.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293512

New rule creation using mdp and inverse reinforcement learning

A method is provided for rule creation that includes receiving (i) a mdp model with a set of states, a set of actions, and a set of transition probabilities, (ii) a policy that corresponds to rules for a rule engine, and (iii) a set of candidate states that can be added to the set of states. The method includes transforming the mdp model to include a reward function using an inverse reinforcement learning process on the mdp model and on the policy. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293501

Time-based ensemble machine learning model

An input dataset is sorted into a first version of data and a second version of data. The first version of data is associated with a first period of time and the second version of data is associated with a second period of time. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293498

For hiearchical decomposition deep reinforcement learning for an artificial intelligence model

Methods and apparatuses that apply a hierarchical-decomposition reinforcement learning technique to train one or more ai objects as concept nodes composed in a hierarchical graph incorporated into an ai model. The individual sub-tasks of a decomposed task may correspond to its own concept node in the hierarchical graph and are initially trained on how to complete their individual sub-task and then trained on how the all of the individual sub-tasks need to interact with each other in the complex task in order to deliver an end solution to the complex task. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293497

Systems and methods for learning and predicting transactions

A processor circuit may perform processing associated with storing in a memory a record for each of a plurality of transactions, each record comprising an indication identifying at least one item, of a set of items, involved in the transaction and an indication of a time elapsed between the transaction and a previous transaction. The processor circuit may perform processing associated with analyzing a sequential plurality of the transactions using at least a long short term memory (lstm) network to produce a probability that the at least one item will be involved in a next transaction for each at least one item, and a time estimate until the next transaction occurs. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293496

Denoising monte carlo renderings using progressive neural networks

Supervised machine learning using neural networks is applied to denoising images rendered by mc path tracing. Specialization of neural networks may be achieved by using a modular design that allows reusing trained components in different networks and facilitates easy debugging and incremental building of complex structures. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293493

Abstraction layers for scalable distributed machine learning

One embodiment provides for a method of transmitting data between multiple compute nodes of a distributed compute system, the method comprising creating a global view of communication operations to be performed between the multiple compute nodes of the distributed compute system, the global view created using information specific to a machine learning model associated with the distributed compute system; using the global view to determine a communication cost of the communication operations; and automatically determining a number of network endpoints for use in transmitting the data between the multiple compute nodes of the distributed compute system.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293492

Abstraction library to enable scalable distributed machine learning

One embodiment provides for a non-transitory machine readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising providing an interface to define a neural network using machine-learning domain specific terminology, wherein the interface enables selection of a neural network topology and abstracts low-level communication details of distributed training of the neural network.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293491

Fast data operations and finite state machine for machine learning

A mechanism is described for facilitating fast data operations for machine learning at autonomous machines. A method of embodiments, as described herein, includes detecting input data to be used in computational tasks by a computation component of a compute pipeline of a processor including a graphics processor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293489

Determining a place where all members of a group will enjoy eating by learning the preferences of individual members and the group

A system facilitates the selection of a restaurant which is suitable for a group having disparate taste preferences. Individual flavor profiles contain information pertaining to flavor preferences of individuals, and a group flavor profile is created based on the flavor profiles of individuals in a particular group. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293466

Learning a similarity measure for vision-based localization on a high definition (hd) map

A captured image and corresponding observed pose data are captured or received. The captured image is captured by an image capturing device onboard a vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293464

Method for understanding machine-learning decisions based on camera data

Described is a system for understanding machine-learning decisions. In an unsupervised learning phase, the system extracts, from input data, concepts represented by a machine-learning (ml) model in an unsupervised manner by clustering patterns of activity of latent variables of the concepts, where the latent variables are hidden variables of the ml model. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293463

Artificial intelligence engine with enhanced computing hardware throughput

An artificial intelligence (“ai”) engine is disclosed with ai-engine modules and a plurality of learning agents. The ai-engine modules include instructor, learner, and predictor modules. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293462

Embedded predictive machine learning models

Data associated with one or more data sources is transformed into a format associated with a common ontology using one or more transformers. One or more machine learning models are generated based at least in part on the transformed data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293435

Electronic handwriting processor with convolutional neural networks

An improved machine learning system is provided. For example, a content management server may provide real-time analysis of a user's handwriting to assess the user's knowledge of a language, including using a convolution neural network method.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293434

Electronic handwriting analysis through adaptive machine-learning

An improved machine learning system is provided. For example, a content management server may provide a digital assessment of a user's handwriting to assess the user's knowledge of a language. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293429

Age invariant face recognition using convolutional neural networks and set distances

Time lapse, characteristic of aging, is a complex process that affects the reliability and security of biometric face recognition systems. Systems and methods use deep learning, in general, and convolutional neural networks (cnn), in particular, for automatic rather than hand-crafted feature extraction for robust face recognition across time lapse. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293381

System and method for malware detection on a per packet basis

Disclosed is a computer implemented method for malware detection that analyses a file on a per packet basis. The method receives a packet of one or more packets associated a file, and converting a binary content associated with the packet into a digital representation and tokenizing plain text content associated with the packet. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293367

Multi-factor authentication via network-connected devices

Multi-factor authentication via network-connected devices is described, and techniques provide for generating and utilizing behavioral authentication factors for multi-factor authentication of user identities. Behavioral authentication factors are learned by training models, using machine learning techniques, from user behaviors sensed by network-connected devices and monitored by a service. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293312

Computerized method and system for organizing video files

A computer implemented method and system for organizing video files is disclosed. The software creates a database of source files. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293281

Method and system for facilitating context based information

A method and system for facilitating context based information is disclosed. A collection of user information generated from an application in a computing device of a user is received. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293241

Predicting a type of a record searched for by a user

As part of providing the services to users, an online system stores multiple records that are accessible by users of the online system. When a user provides a search query, the online system extracts morphological and dictionary features from the query. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293223

System and method for supplementing a question answering system with mixed-language source documents

Embodiments can provide a computer implemented method, in a data processing system comprising a processor and a memory comprising instructions which are executed by the processor to cause the processor to implement a mixed-language question answering supplement system, the method comprising receiving a question in a target language; determining the question cannot be answered using a target-language only corpus; applying natural language processing to parse the question into at least one focus; for each focus, determining if one or more target language verbs share direct syntactic dependency with the focus; for each of the one or more verbs sharing direct syntactic dependency, determining if one or more target language entities share direct syntactic dependency with the verb; determining one or more abstract universal verbal types associated with each verb; for each of the one or more abstract universal verbal types, determining whether a dependency between a source language entity and a source language verb is of the same type as the dependency between the target language verb and the target language entity; if the dependency is similar, returning the source language entity as a member of a set; populating the set of returned source language entities for each focus in the target language question; identifying one or more parallel passages wherein all core arguments are matched; for each parallel passage: identifying the presence or absence of oblique nominal arguments; and measuring the precision of the oblique nominal arguments in the parallel passages against those present in the target language question; and returning an answer to the target question in the target language based on a scoring of the parallel passages based on the accuracy of their respective oblique nominal arguments.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293222

System and method for supplementing a question answering system with mixed-language source documents

Embodiments can provide a computer implemented method, in a data processing system comprising a processor and a memory comprising instructions which are executed by the processor to cause the processor to implement a mixed-language question answering supplement system, the method comprising receiving a question in a target language; applying natural language processing to parse the question into at least one focus; for each focus, determining if one or more target language verbs share direct syntactic dependency with the focus; for each of the one or more verbs sharing direct syntactic dependency, determining if one or more target language entities share direct syntactic dependency with the verb; determining one or more abstract universal verbal types associated with each verb; for each of the one or more abstract universal verbal types, determining whether a dependency between a source language entity and a source language verb is of the same type as the dependency between the target language verb and the target language entity; if the dependency is similar, returning the source language entity as a member of a set; and if the set is full, returning an answer in the target language to the question in the target language.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293214

Context-based shape extraction and interpretation from hand-drawn ink input

The electronic devices described herein are configured to enhance user experience associated with drawing or otherwise inputting shape data into the electronic devices. Shape input data is identified and matched against known shape patterns and, when a match is found, an entity associated with the shape is determined. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293147

Autonomous information technology diagnostic checks

A rules-based engine uses artificial intelligence to perform an automated diagnostic check of a computer chassis. The rules-based engine consults a dynamically-changing dependency map to determine what diagnostic data is retrieved. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293125

System and method for unsupervised prediction of machine failures

A system and method for unsupervised prediction of machine failures. The method includes monitoring sensory inputs related to at least one machine; analyzing, via at least unsupervised machine learning, the monitored sensory inputs, wherein the output of the unsupervised machine learning includes at least one indicator; identifying, based on the at least one indicator, at least one pattern; and determining, based on the at least one pattern and the monitored sensory inputs, at least one machine failure prediction.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293076

Branch predictor selection management

Disclosed aspects relate to branch predictor selection management in a pipelined microprocessor architecture. A set of selection factor data may be collected in the pipelined microprocessor architecture. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293055

Verification of changes in uml model based on change plan

Automatic verification of changes in a uml model made based on a change plan using a learning mode and a verification mode. In the learning mode, uml model differences are obtained between the uml model prior to the change and after the change, difference mapping is defined and a mapping metamodel is automatically extracted from the difference mapping. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180293034

Relay apparatus, control method, and storage medium

A relay apparatus that is connected to a forming apparatus which forms a three-dimensional object and receives a forming request for the forming apparatus from a client terminal performs a registration process to a message service providing apparatus, in response to a reception of a forming request including user information from the client terminal, so that a group, which includes the user information, user information of other users and an account of the relay apparatus, is managed by the message service providing apparatus, and distributes a message concerning the forming apparatus and the forming request for the group.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292910

Wearable computing device featuring machine-learning-based smoking detection

The present disclosure provides a wearable computing device. The wearable computing device includes one or more sensors that output sensor data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292902

Prefrontal-based cognitive brain-machine interfacing apparatus and method thereof

Provided are prefrontal-based brain-machine interfacing apparatus and a method thereof. The apparatus includes a brainwave measurement device configured to measure a prefrontal brainwave signal of a subject, and a processor configured to execute a cognitive brain-machine interface program stored in a memory, the processor pinpoints a brain cortical region generating the corresponding prefrontal brainwave signal among previously assigned multiple subdivisions of a prefrontal area, measures the sensor-level brain activity, extracts a prefrontal cortical-level activity pattern by computing source localization and calculating causal connectivity among two or more previously assigned brain regions on the basis of the degree of corresponding sensor-level brain activities, inputs the prefrontal activity pattern into a classifier which is previously generated by machine learning of multiple prefrontal activity patterns of the subject to identify one of the preset control conditions, and generates and outputs a preset machine regulating signal on the basis of a result of identification.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292826

Intelligent systems for weather modification programs

Data including current locations of candidate clouds to be seeded is obtained; based on same, a vehicle is caused to move proximate at least one of the candidate clouds to be seeded. Weather and cloud system data are obtained from a sensor suite associated with the vehicle, while the vehicle and sensor suite are proximate the at least one of the candidate clouds to be seeded. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292812

Controlling multi-stage manufacturing process based on internet of things (iot) sensors and cognitive rule induction

Controlling product production in multi-stage manufacturing process automatically generates by machine learning causal relationships between the processing conditions and the product quality based on product genealogy data and product quality data. Real time sensor data from sensors coupled to processing units in a manufacturing facility implementing the multi-stage manufacturing process are received, and control rules are instantiated based on the real time sensor data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292811

Controlling multi-stage manufacturing process based on internet of things (iot) sensors and cognitive rule induction

Controlling product production in multi-stage manufacturing process automatically generates by machine learning causal relationships between the processing conditions and the product quality based on product genealogy data and product quality data. Real time sensor data from sensors coupled to processing units in a manufacturing facility implementing the multi-stage manufacturing process are received, and control rules are instantiated based on the real time sensor data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292808

Adjustment device and adjustment method

An adjustment device that controls a control device controlling motors driving at least two axes, and a machine learning device performing machine learning with respect to the control device. The adjustment device includes: a start command output unit configured to output a start command for starting the machine learning device; a feedback information. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292792

Controller

A controller capable of preventing a control target from being controlled by an abormal value output from a mathematical model is provided. A controller includes a control unit, the control unit including: a first correction amount computation unit that computes a first correction amount for correction from a command value to a second command value; a second correction amount computation unit that computes a second correction amount for correction from the command value to the second command value; and a correction amount selecting unit that selects either one of the first correction amount and the second correction amount. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292778

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a developer bearing member, an updating device to update toner consumption based on a number of dots corresponding to laser irradiation by which toner is consumed, and an alerting device to alert an alarm concerning a residual amount of the toner based on toner consumption updated by the updating device. Image formation is performed in a first mode at a first peripheral speed ratio representing a ratio of a peripheral speed of the developer bearing member to a peripheral speed of the image bearing member, and in a second mode at a second peripheral speed ratio, which is greater than the first peripheral speed ratio. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292773

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a control unit that controls an electric potential difference between a development roller and a supply roller in such a manner that force in a direction from the supply roller toward the development roller acts on toner in a section of an image forming region extending from a leading edge of a first image forming region toward a trailing edge thereof. The control unit controls the electric potential difference in such a manner that force acting on the toner becomes smaller in a section extending from a switching point, which is located at a position obtained by returning from a leading edge of a second image forming region to the first image forming region by a distance equal to or greater than a circumferential length of the development roller, to the trailing edge of the first image forming region.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292760

Dynamic patterning method that removes phase conflicts and improves pattern fidelity and cdu on a two phase-pixelated digital scanner

Phase conflicts in pattern transfer with phase masks can be resolve by exposing pattern features with a first pattern and a second pattern, wherein the second pattern is selected based on the phase conflicts. In scanned exposures using pulsed lasers, a number of exposures of the second pattern can be less than 20% of a total number of exposures.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292756

Euv resist patterning using pulsed plasma

A coating layer is deposited on a patterned feature on a first portion of a substrate. A second portion of the substrate outside the patterned feature is etched. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292736

Projector suspension device

A projector suspension device includes a base fixed to a wall, a support member extending from the base and supporting the projector, and an adjustment mechanism that adjusts rotation and a position of the projector. The adjustment mechanism includes a first slide substrate that slides with respect to the support member in a first direction perpendicular to the wall and adjusts the position of the projector in the first direction, a substrate fixed to the first slide substrate, a first rotating substrate that rotates with respect to the substrate, a second rotating substrate that rotates with respect to the first rotating substrate about an axis parallel to the wall and perpendicular to the substrate, and a turning member that adjusts a rotation of the second rotating substrate and has a rotating pivot perpendicular to the base. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292696

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

The present disclosure provides an array substrate, a manufacturing method thereof, a display panel and a display device. The manufacturing method includes steps of: depositing an active layer film, a source/drain metal film and a passivation layer film sequentially onto a base substrate; and forming patterns of an active layer, a source electrode, a drain electrode and a first passivation layer through a patterning process. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292520

Occupancy estimation using nonparametric online change-point detection, and apparatuses, systems, and software for same

Systems, methods, and software for determining whether or not a monitored space is occupied by one or more humans and/or animals. In some embodiments, one or more radio-frequency (rf) receivers monitor(s) one or more rf frequencies for changes in received signal strength that may be due to changes in occupancy of the space being monitored. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292373

Gas monitoring system and gas monitoring method

A gas monitoring system and a gas monitoring method make it possible to identify plural gas sensors having a single specification and which are connected to one trunk line. Trunk line connectors have identification configurations for allowing information concerning positions where the trunk line connectors to be identified are arranged. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292252

Guided wave radar level gauge system with grounded probe

A radar level gauge system comprising a transceiver; a probe for guiding a transmit signal towards a product in a tank, and for returning a surface echo signal; processing circuitry for determining the filling level based on the transmit signal and the surface echo signal; and a connection arrangement for conductively connecting the probe to the tank, and for providing the transmit signal from the transceiver to the probe. The connection arrangement comprises a feed-through member to which the probe is conductively connected. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292221

Deep learning allergen mapping

An entry on an allergen map may be generated by a computer system where a deep learning model is trained using online content data. Allergen content data which contains geographic data may be detected from the online content data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292220

Deep learning allergen mapping

An entry on an allergen map may be generated by a computer system where a deep learning model is trained using online content data. Allergen content data which contains geographic data may be detected from the online content data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292111

Combination fence and solar heater for swimming pools

A water cooling and heating system for swimming pools and hot tubs for heating and/or cooling a flow of water drawn from a body of water and then returning the heated and/or cooled flow of water back to the body of water wherein the system includes an inner conduit within an outer conduit, the outer conduit having an exterior conduit surface that is exposed to solar energy from the sun whereby a portion of the solar energy absorbed by the outer conduit is transferred to and heats an outer water flow within the outer conduit and the outer water flow in the outer conduit heating an inner water flow of water in the inner conduit, the system further including at least one control valve to selectively control a flow of water to the inner and outer conduits and a bypass flow of water that is directed back toward the body of water.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292100

Spatial environmental control unit

The goal of the spatial environmental control unit as a continuation based on the multifunctional environmental control unit is to create a user friendly accurate analysis and control of heat transfer dynamics in a spatial area that is responsive to the thermal dynamics of the area of interest and accurate to maintain an acceptable level of thermal control as environmental and human biological conditions change without requiring excessive interruptions to the user for manual adjustment. The spatial environmental control unit (secu) makes the current norm of an “absolute” temperature control approach for thermal control and human comfort obsolete. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180292098

Smart transducer plug and play control system and method

A building management system includes a communications bus, field devices connected to the communications bus, a cloud service including a machine learning engine; and a controller for an hvac device. The controller communicates with the communications bus and the cloud service and is configured to transmit messages through the communications bus to the field devices, compile a list of connected field devices, receive sample data from the connected field devices, and transmit the sample data from the connected field devices to the cloud service. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180291852

Control device for high-pressure pump

A control device includes a control amount change part that changes an energization control amount of a control valve, an operation detection part that detects an operating condition of the control valve when the energization control amount is changed, a learning part that learns the energization control amount based on the operating condition of the control valve to reduce an operating noise of a high-pressure pump, and a determination part that determines whether or not an operating time of the control valve for the energization control amount is shorter than a time that allows for the detection of the operating condition of the control valve. The learning part prohibits the learning when the operating time of the control valve for the energization control amount is determined to be shorter than the time that allows for the detection of the operating condition of the control valve.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180291778

Fluid heating apparatus for engine

An engine fluid heating apparatus, preventing failure in heating fluid, is provided. A control device opens a sub switch during an initial opening period (“iop”) after closing a main switch, and the control device closes the sub switch during an initial closing period (“icp”) after the iop. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180291728

Detection of influx and loss of circulation

A method for detecting an influx and/or loss of circulation in a wellbore, comprising measuring a condition in the wellbore using a downhole sensor; determining that a positive displacement pump is shut off or turned on; predicting pit volume and/or gas concentration at a plurality of time points after the positive displacement pump is shut off or turned on using the measured condition in the wellbore prior to the positive displacement pump is shut off or turned on, wherein the measured condition correlates with the pit volume and/or gas concentration; measuring pit volume and/or gas concentration at the plurality of time points; comparing the predicted and the measured pit volumes and/or gas concentrations at the plurality of time points; and producing a warning signal if the difference between the predicted and the measured pit volumes and/or gas concentrations is greater than a pre determined value.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180291298

Slow-burning log

The invention relates to warming, heating devices for warming and cooking, and it can be utilized in household, in the field, in camping and in any touristic events as a source of stand-alone flame for warming, cooking, as well as for illumination. A slow-burning log that is made of a solid-fuel material of a vegetable origin has upper, lower and side surfaces, at least two vertical through incisions that extend from the upper surface to the lower one and intersect with each other thereby forming a general through vertical hole that begins in a midsection of the upper surface. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180291175

Durable retroreflective elements with a blend of beads

The disclosed retroreflective element includes a polymeric core that is loaded with a plurality of first beads and second beads distributed at the perimeter of the core. The first beads are different than the second beads. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290860

Elevator system

An elevator system includes a first car, a diagnosis operation control unit (12), a learning operation control unit (13), a setting unit (14), a second car, and an operation control unit (10). The diagnosis operation control unit (12) moves, after an occurrence of an earthquake, the first car to perform a diagnosis operation. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290794

Axial magnetic attraction device

The device being characterized in that it further comprises mover means (4), distinct from the removable member (3), for moving the removable member (3) axially away from the base part (1), starting from the assembled rest position, by turning an actuator member (7) that forms part of the mover means (4), so as to reduce the magnetic attraction between the base part (1) and the removable member (3), and thus facilitate the removal of the removable member (3).. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290733

Rotorcraft fly-by-wire stabilization

A rotorcraft with a fly-by-wire system includes a computing device having control laws. The control laws are operable to engage a stabilization maneuver in response to a perturbation of an otherwise stable operating condition of the rotorcraft, thereby returning the rotorcraft to the stable operating condition without requiring input from the pilot. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290708

Direct-drive double wing scooter

A direct-drive double wing scooter includes a frame, an actuation assembly, a drive assembly, a transmission assembly and a rear wheel disposed at rear end of the frame. The drive assembly includes a first turning shaft and a second turning shaft, and the first turning shaft is disposed at a front end of the frame, the second turning shaft is disposed at the rear end of the frame. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290683

Method for operating a motor vehicle

A method for operating a motor vehicle which is equipped with a driving dynamics control system by which individual wheels of the motor vehicle can be braked in a targeted manner. In order to prevent the occurrence of undesirable noises during maneuvering of the motor vehicle, during a maneuvering operation, in which two front wheels are turned with a large wheel lock, wherein friction occurs at the front wheels because of ground contact, one of the wheels is influenced in a targeted manner in order to pull or to force the motor vehicle onto a smaller turning circle during the maneuvering.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290585

Vehicle high-beam lamp control apparatus and method therefor

Disclosed are a vehicle high-beam lamp control apparatus and a method therefor. The vehicle high-beam lamp control apparatus comprises a passing switch (10) which, after having been turned on by means of a physical force from a user, is turned off while being restored; a high-beam switch (20) for turning the high-beam lamp (40) on and off; and a control unit (30) which switches on and off the high-beam lamp (40) in accordance with an on/off state of the passing switch (10) and the high-beam switch (20), and which switches off the high-beam lamp (40) if, after the passing switch (10) has been turned on, the passing switch (10) is not turned off such that a first set time is exceeded, and also switches off the high-beam lamp (40) if the passing switch (10) is turned on when the high-beam switch (20) is in the turned on state.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290551

Vehicle architectures, devices and control algorithms for managing wireless vehicle charging

Disclosed are control algorithms and system architectures for managing wireless vehicle charging, including vehicles with rechargeable battery packs, wireless charging capabilities, and control logic for governing such charging. A method is disclosed for managing charging of an electrical storage unit of a motor vehicle at a wireless vehicle charging station. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290538

Fuel filling device

A fuel filling aperture device includes a closing member turned to an open position to open a fuel filling aperture by an introduction of a fuel filling nozzle. The closing member includes a pair of flap members, and urging devices urging the pair of flap members to be positioned at a closed position. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290329

Chain saw and method for controlling movements of guide bar therein

The present disclosure relates to a chain saw of a wood handling device and to controlling the guide bar in it. The guide bar is attached to a turning frame rotatably arranged to a frame of the chain saw through a fastening arrangement. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290308

Haptic augmented reality device for facilitating actions on a flying boom

Haptic augmented reality device for facilitating the actions to control a boom in full flight, allowing the boom to be controlled with a single hand, without the need for any training in what the manoeuvres refer to. In addition, the system not only provides information concerning how the operation is being performed, but also provides assistance, indicating to the boomer when a particular movement is completely prohibited (making the movement impossible) or is not recommendable (making it necessary to apply more force to perform the movement).. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290301

Robot arm with input elements

A robot arm allowing an improved ergonomic operation during a learning programming process of a robot having a robot arm with a number n of arm components an, which can be connected to a robot body via a number n of actuator-drivable joint connections gvn, where n=1, 2, . . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290299

Teaching device, display device, teaching program, and display program

A teaching device teaches tasks to a polar robot including an extendable arm supported to be able to turn and vertically rotate, and generates and displays a process chart representing the outline of the tasks of the robot. In the process chart, a plurality of hand task graphic elements each expressed in a form corresponding to a kind of a hand task of the polar robot are disposed along a first axis in an order, each of the hand task graphic elements is disposed along a second axis orthogonal to the first axis in accordance with a height of a hand reference point, each of the hand task graphic elements is rotated in accordance with a turning angle of the arm, and the hand task graphic elements are linked by link lines between the hand task graphic elements, each link line expressing a change in expansion and contraction length of the arm or turning radius of the hand reference point in a form of at least one of changes in hue, chroma, brightness, and line width.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290220

Milling/cutting tool and processing apparatus

Provided is a milling/cutting tool including: a tool main unit that is rotated about an axis; and a plurality of tips that are disposed at one end surface of the tool main unit with spacings therebetween in a circumferential direction about the axis of the tool main unit, wherein the individual tips are disposed so that turning rake surfaces thereof are inclined in the axial directions.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290060

Systems and methods for executing a training program based on player dna

A method for executing a training program based on player dna is described. The method includes executing a video game and determining whether a skill level of a user is below a threshold level of play. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180290033

Weighted golf grip

A golf grip having a weighted rear, longitudinal underside section providing a high moment of inertia to increase resistance to twisting and turning when the grip is connected to a golf club during the execution of a golf shot.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289577

Six degrees of freedom self balanced hybrid serial-parallel robotic systemfor rehabilitation of upper and lower limbs, left and right

Six degrees of freedom self balanced hybrid serial-parallel robotic system for rehabilitation of upper and lower limbs, left and right, characterized by the presence in each joint of motors and encoders controlled by microprocessors connected to a central governing unit, and of a first vertical axis hinge (1) followed by an horizontal axis parallelogram (2-2′″) bearing on the opposite side a counterweight (2″″), by a third and fourth vertical axes hinges (3 and 4), by a fifth horizontal axis hinge (5) and finally a sixth hinge placed perpendicularly to the previous (6), but far from this, as to be aligned with the prono-supination axis of the arm or intra-extra rotation of the leg, being also present an openable ring to hold the arm or leg aligned with such sixth hinge (8), the robotic system being able to move like an exoskeleton although it is not such, guiding correctly the movement of the limbs, thanks to the calculation capacity of its direct kinematics, after setting of the geometric parameters of the robot and calibration, and of reverse kinematic through process optimization, adapting its motion to the limb length of the individual patient which can be measured with the method described in the following claim, being also possible the presence of further counterweights to reduce strains on the structure and force sensors to measure forces and torques applied by the patient.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289566

Electrically actuated wheeled stretcher system

An electrically actuated wheeled stretcher system which is adapted to provide electrically actuated raising or lowering of a stretcher mounted on a gurney. The system is primarily composed of a stretcher and a gurney, and may be used to transport patients and load and unload the patients by automated transfer of the stretcher from the gurney to other medical equipment, for example, a hyperbaric chamber, and automated transfer from the other medical equipment back on to the gurney. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289511

Modular lower limb prosthesis system

A lower limb modular prosthetic system that may be fabricated by a 3d printer capable of printing with composite fiber filament, nylon, or metal. The production process may include a 3d printer that is capable of routing fiber in specifically programmed patterns. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289424

Medical imaging system

A feedback unit (28) for providing feedback information to a user concerning the evaluated overlap (46).. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289334

Image-based system and method for predicting physiological parameters

System and method for determining physiological parameters of a person are disclosed. A physiological parameter may be obtained by analyzing a facial image of a person, and determining, from the facial image, a physiological parameter of the person by processing the facial image with a data processor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289297

System and method for monitoring glucose level

A system for monitoring glucose blood level of a user is disclosed. The system comprising an illumination unit configured for providing coherent optical illumination on a selected inspection region on the user body, a collection unit configured for collecting light returning from the inspection region and generating a plurality of image data pieces associated with speckle patterns in the collected light, and a control unit comprising a processing utility and storage utility comprising pre-stored calibration data, the processing utility is configured for receiving input data on a plurality of image data pieces from the collection unit and for processing said input data for determining correlation functions between different image data pieces and using said correlation functions and said pre-stored calibration data for determining data on glucose blood level of the user.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289270

System and method for blood pressure measurement

A system for use in monitoring blood circulation data of a user is disclosed. The system comprising a monitoring unit comprising at least one light source unit configured for providing and directing coherent illumination onto at least one selected inspection region on the user's body, and a collection unit configured for collecting light returning for at least a portion of the inspection region and generating a plurality of image data pieces associated with secondary speckle patterns in the collected light returning from said regions; and a control unit configured and operable for receiving said plurality of image data pieces, determining correlation functions between speckle patterns in consecutive image data pieces, processing said correlation functions for determining data indicative of at least two heart rate data sequence indicative of heart rate of the user, and determining data indicative of circulation pressure of the user in accordance with said data indicative of heart rate of the user measured at said first and second monitoring regions.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289243

Superelastic medical instrument

Certain aspects relate to a superelastic medical instrument that of bending elastically through the tortuous pathways of an endoscope, returning to a straight shape upon deployment from the endoscope, and deploying straight along the axis of the end of the bronchoscope (within a tolerated margin) to distances of 2 cm or more.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/11/18 / #20180289131

Portable sunscreen applying apparatus and sunscreen application reminding method

A portable sunscreen applying apparatus and a sunscreen application reminding method are provided, and the portable sunscreen applying apparatus includes: an ultraviolet processing device and a sunscreen accommodating device connected with the ultraviolet processing device, the sunscreen accommodating device is configured for accommodating sunscreens of different protection levels; the ultraviolet processing device includes: an ultraviolet detecting unit, for detecting current ultraviolet and obtaining an intensity of the current ultraviolet; and a sunscreen application reminding unit, for issuing a warning reminder of one of the sunscreens of the protection level corresponding to the intensity of the current ultraviolet. The ultraviolet processing device and the sunscreen accommodating device are provided together, the intensity of the current ultraviolet is detected by the ultraviolet detecting unit in the ultraviolet processing device, and the user is reminded to use the appropriate sunscreen.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288816

In-vehicle wireless communication

An intermediate wheel turning about a rotation axis disposed between the front wheel and the rear wheel on at least one of the two sides of the device, the diameter and the position of the rotation axis of this intermediate wheel being such that said wheel does not touch the guide plane xryr when the robot is resting on the latter, said guide plane xryr being defined by the points of contact of the front and rear wheels with the ground.. . . . . . . . . . . . The embodiments set forth herein disclose techniques for enabling a user device to seamlessly establish a secure, high-bandwidth wireless connection with a vehicle accessory system to enable the user device to wirelessly stream user interface (ui) information to the vehicle accessory system. To implement this technique, a lower-bandwidth wireless technology (e.g., bluetooth) is used as an initial means for establishing a wi-fi pairing between the user device and the vehicle accessory system. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288663

Apparatus and method for cell frequency change procedure signal timing selection

A method of a network node for changing a first frequency of a first original cell, wherein one or more wireless communication devices are served by the original cell, and wherein the network node controls a plurality of other cells. The method comprises selecting one or more second frequency of an unlicensed spectrum that the network node should switch the original cell to, determining a second cell on the selected one or more second frequency as target cell and causing the target cell to maintain the same neighbor cell relations as the original cell. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288616

Predictive permissioning for mobile devices

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for predicting mobile device permissions. One of the methods includes receiving a request from a user of a mobile device, the request defining a task to be carried out on behalf of the user by a virtual assistant application installed on the mobile device; determining, by processing data characterizing the task using one or more machine learning models, one or more mobile device permissions that will likely need to be granted by the user in order for the virtual assistant application to carry out the task; and causing a prompt to be presented on the mobile device that allows the user to grant the one or more permissions.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288430

Sub-prediction unit temporal motion vector prediction (sub-pu tmvp) for video coding

Aspects of the disclosure provide a video coding method for processing a current prediction unit (pu) with a sub-pu temporal motion vector prediction (tmvp) mode. The method can include receiving the current pu including sub-pus, determining an initial motion vector that is a motion vector of a spatial neighboring block of the current pu, performing a searching process to search for a main collocated picture in a sequence of reference pictures of the current pu based on the initial motion vector, and obtaining collocated motion information in the main collocated picture for the sub-pus of the current pu. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288345

Signal processing apparatus, control method, image pickup element, and electronic appliance

The present technology relates to a signal processing apparatus, a control method, an image pickup element, and an electronic appliance that achieve the suppression of an increase in electric power consumption. The signal processing apparatus may be configured to control an amount of electric current at a differential stage in a comparison unit that compares signal levels of a plurality of signals and reduce the amount of electric current for a period other than this comparison period. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288190

Automated enforcement of architecture guidelines for application programming interfaces

To determine whether a set of software services underlying an api adhere to architecture guidelines, an architecture guideline validation system analyzes program code as part of a compilation process for the services to generate a data structure that indicates an organization of the services and invocations between the services. The system analyzes the data structure to determine whether any architecture guidelines have been violated. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288170

Resource acquiring method and apparatus

A resource acquiring method relates to the field of machine-to-machine communications (m2m) technologies, where the method is used by a consumer application to acquire a producer data resource generated by a producer application, and includes receiving a request message that is used to acquire the producer data resource and that is sent by the consumer application, where the request message carries indication information that is used to instruct to update the producer data resource and return an updated producer data resource, acquiring current moment data from the producer application, updating the producer data resource using the current moment data, and returning the updated producer data resource to the consumer application. Hence, a problem of mismatching between data generated by the producer application and data used by the consumer application is resolved.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288082

Capturing data

A data analytical engine receives packets from a number of different network interface devices. The data is a replica of part or all of transmit or receive packets processed in the network interface device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180288079

Lateral movement detection for network security analysis

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

10/04/18 / #20180287960

A method for optimizing resource loading at mobile browsers based on cloud-client cooperation

The invention discloses a resource optimization method for a mobile browser based on cloud-client cooperation. The present method includes: 1) set up a proxy server on the user's mobile terminal, set up a cloud server on the user's personal cloud; 2) mobile terminal proxy server receives and resolves the url request from the browser, and if the mobile terminal proxy server resources have been cached url corresponding to the request, or calculated by the url matching algorithm there is a corresponding resource, the process directly returns the resource to the browser; otherwise, it sends the request to the cloud server; 3) the cloud server checks if the resource corresponding to the url in the request has been cached; if the resource is cached, returning the resource to the proxy server; otherwise sending a request to the target website corresponding to url in the resource request and returning the results to the proxy server; and 4) returning the result received by the proxy server to the browser in accordance with the structure of the http response. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287938

Identifier-based virtual networking

A computer system provides a method for processing network packets using unique identifiers associated with source and destination virtual machines (vms). The method includes receiving, from a first vm, a request for address information associated with a second vm, generating and returning one or more arbitrarily assigned addresses for the second vm, mapping a unique identifier of the second vm to the one or more arbitrarily assigned addresses, receiving a packet from the first vm including one or more addresses associated with the first vm and the one or more arbitrarily assigned addresses associated with the second vm, replacing the addresses associated with the first vm with a unique identifier of the first vm and the one or more arbitrarily assigned addresses associated with the second vm with the unique identifier of the second vm, and transmitting the packet to a host machine associated with the second vm.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287933

Network switch device for routing network traffic through an inline tool

Introduced here is a technique for using a network switch device, which may include commodity switching fabric, to route packets through an inline tool, without introducing any additional information to the packets. The introduced technique modifies standard capability of packet forwarding and learning port-to-mac address associations to route data packets through the inline tool. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287924

Systems and methods for lawful interception of electronic information for internet of things

A method for providing lawful interception information for an internet of things network (iot network) is provided. The method is performed by a topology of probes and comprises: receiving, through an interface, a request for information about a lawful interception target, the request including a specification for the information to be tracked and reported; generating a hierarchy of information elements based on the specification; determining a set of data sources for providing the requested information according to the hierarchy of information elements; determining a hierarchy of probes based on the set of the data sources; configuring the topology of probes based on a set of configurations; activating li operation in the topology of probes; performing li operation by the topology of probes; verifying effectiveness of reporting conforming to reporting requirements and taking corrective action; and updating learning data in the historical database at the end of li operation.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287864

Configuration and usage pattern of a cloud environment based on iterative learning

An approach is provided in which a system receives a set of cloud requirements corresponding to a cloud environment and analyzes the set of cloud requirements using a set of machine logic based rules to generate a recommended cloud profile that is based, at least in part, on the set of cloud requirements and includes configuration setting values. In turn, the system configures configurable parameters of the cloud environment according to the configuration setting values of the recommended cloud profile.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287814

Method for discovering the configuration of a home-automation facility

The invention concerns a method for discovering the configuration of a home-automation facility, the home-automation facility comprising a plurality of home-automation devices and a plurality of central control units (u1, u2); the method being executed by a management unit (sv) or by a mobile terminal (t) connected to the at least one home-automation facility and comprising the following steps: receiving (edcft3) a first message (msscn1) originating from a first control unit (u1) of the plurality of central control units (u, u1, u2), the first message comprising a first piece of signalling information concerning at least one first sub-scenario (sscnl1) prerecorded in said first central control unit linked with a scenario identifier (scnid), the first sub-scenario (sscn1) comprising at least one first control intended for the at least one device attached to said first central control unit (u1); receiving (edcft4) a second message (msscn2) originating from a second control unit (u2) of the plurality of central control units (u1, u2), the second message comprising a second piece of signalling information concerning at least one second sub-scenario (sscn2) prerecorded in said second central control unit (u2) linked with the scenario identifier (scnid), the second sub-scenario (sscn2) comprising at least one second control intended for the at least one device attached to said second central control unit (u2); reconstituting (edcft5) a scenario (scn) associated with the scenario identifier (scnid) comprising at least the at least one first control and the at least one second control, by combining the first sub-scenario (sscn1) and the second sub-scenario (sscn2).. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287770

Signaling method to enable full duplex in next generation docsis cable modem standard

A head-end equipment associated with a communication system configured to interface with an interference group (ig) composed of two or more modems is disclosed. The head-end equipment comprises a memory configured to store a plurality of instructions; and one or more processors configured to retrieve the plurality of instructions from the memory. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287587

Lamb acoustic wave resonator and filter with self-aligned cavity via

A method for forming a lamb acoustic wave resonator and filter and the resulting device are provided. Embodiments include forming a sacrificial layer over a substrate; forming a first electrode over the sacrificial layer; forming a piezoelectric thin film over the first electrode; forming a second electrode over the piezoelectric thin film; forming a hardmask over the second electrode; etching through the hardmask and the second electrode down to the piezoelectric thin film forming self-aligned vias; forming and patterning a photoresist layer over the self-aligned vias; etching through the photoresist layer forming cavities extending through the vias and to the sacrificial layer; and removing the sacrificial layer forming a cavity gap under the cavities and first metal electrode.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287503

Dc-dc converter

A dc/dc converter, including a piezoelectric element; a first switch, coupling a first electrode of the piezoelectric element to a first terminal of application of a first voltage; a second switch, coupling the first electrode of the piezoelectric element to a first terminal of supply of a second voltage; and at least one third switch connecting the first electrode to a second electrode of the piezoelectric element, said switches being cyclically controlled, at an approximately constant frequency with, between each turning-on of one of the switches, a phase where all switches are off.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287372

Igbt short-circuit detection and protection circuit and igbt-based controllable rectifier circuit

An igbt short-circuit detection and protection circuit, comprising: a driving unit, the output end thereof outputting a pwm driving signal and being connected to gate ends of a first igbt (igbt1) and a second igbt (igbt2), so as to simultaneously control the turning on/off of the first igbt and the second igbt; a comparing unit, comprising a threshold pin and a detection pin (vdesat), the threshold pin being connected to a threshold voltage, the detection pin being connected by means of a first diode (d1) and a second diode (d3) to collectors (c) of the first igbt and the second igbt, respectively, the detection pin supplying a detection current to the first diode and the second diode, cathodes of the first diode and the second diode being connected to the collectors of the first igbt and the second igbt, respectively; when the voltage at the detection pin is higher than the threshold voltage, the driving unit controlling the first igbt and the second igbt to be turned off. The igbt short-circuit detection protection circuit achieves bidirectional short-circuit protection of two igbts in inverse series connection, without requiring an additional protection circuit.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287187

Three-dimensional thin-film battery device

A three-dimensional (3d) thin-film battery device that has improved capacity and reduced specific resistance, without increased lateral battery size, is provided. The 3d thin-film battery device includes an all solid-state battery stack structure (e.g., a lithium-based battery stack structure) that is present on a surface of a textured substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287185

Three-dimensional thin-film battery device

A three-dimensional (3d) thin-film battery device that has improved capacity and reduced specific resistance, without increased lateral battery size, is provided. The 3d thin-film battery device includes an all solid-state battery stack structure (e.g., a lithium-based battery stack structure) that is present on a surface of a textured substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287139

Methods for making patterned, thick, silicon-containing electrodes

A high performance electrode for an electrochemical cell including electroactive materials having a large charge capacity and that undergo substantial volumetric expansion and contraction during cycling of the electrochemical cell and a method for making the high performance electrode are provided. The electroactive material of the high performance electrode may have a thickness greater than or equal to about 1 μm. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287061

Crossbar resistive memory array with highly conductive copper/copper alloy electrodes and silver/silver alloys electrodes

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for the fabrication of a crossbar array fabrication of resistive random access memory (rram) cells. The array structure contains large grain copper and its alloy or silver and its alloy. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287060

Crossbar resistive memory array with highly conductive copper/copper alloy electrodes and silver/silver alloys electrodes

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for the fabrication of a crossbar array fabrication of resistive random access memory (rram) cells. The array structure contains large grain copper and its alloy or silver and its alloy. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180287059

Crossbar resistive memory array with highly conductive copper/copper alloy electrodes and silver/silver alloys electrodes

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for the fabrication of a crossbar array fabrication of resistive random access memory (rram) cells. The array structure contains large grain copper and its alloy or silver and its alloy. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286806

Semiconductor device having multilayer interconnection structure and method of manufacturing the same

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a stacked structure including at least one interconnection pattern layer and at least one contact plug on over a substrate, forming an interlayer insulation material layer over an uppermost interconnection pattern layer or an uppermost contact plug of the stacked structure, patterning the interlayer insulation layer to form an interlayer insulation layer including one or more openings that expose the uppermost interconnection pattern layer or the uppermost contact plug, forming a metal nitride thin film along a surface of a resulting structure of the interlayer insulation layer, forming a metal thin film over the metal nitride thin film by filling at least the remaining portions of the one or more openings after the metal nitride thin film is formed, and planarizing the metal thin film and the metal nitride thin film using chemical mechanical polishing.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286784

Method of forming semiconductor device having a dual material redistribution line

A method of making a semiconductor device includes plating a first conductive material over a first passivation layer, wherein the first conductive material fills an opening in the first passivation layer and electrically connects to an interconnect structure. The method further includes planarizing the first conductive material, wherein a top surface of the planarized first conductive material is coplanar with a top surface of the first passivation layer. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286723

Method of controlling display of operation of semiconductor manufacturing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable storage medium therefor, and system for performing display concerning operation of semiconductor manufacturing apparatus

A method is provided, the method including: repeatedly acquiring a state of one or more devices included in the semiconductor manufacturing apparatus; providing a first animation indicating an operation of the semiconductor manufacturing apparatus by displaying at least an image indicating the state of one or more devices on a display unit each time the state is acquired; storing, in a memory, the acquired state of one or more devices and a time related to the state; receiving an input for switching a display mode; and providing a second animation of the semiconductor manufacturing apparatus by displaying, one by one on the display unit, at least one or more images respectively indicating the state of one or more devices related to one or more times including a reference time stored in the memory, after receiving the input for switching a display mode.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286715

Substrate transfer device and substrate transfer method

An atmospheric transfer device 20 includes a wafer transfer mechanism 101 holding and transferring a wafer w; a housing 100 accommodating the wafer transfer mechanism 101; a gas supply unit 110 supplying an inert gas into the housing 100; a gas circulation unit 140 returning a gas discharged from the housing 100 back into the housing 100; and a foreign substance removing unit 150 removing a foreign substance contained in the gas discharged from the housing 100. The foreign substance removing unit 150 includes a humidifying unit 160 configured to add moisture to the gas discharged from the housing 100; a filter 170 configured to adsorb and remove, by using the moisture, the foreign substance contained in the gas humidified by the humidifying unit 160; and a dehumidifying unit 180 configured to remove the moisture from the gas from which the foreign substance is removed by the filter 170.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286698

Lithographic technique incorporating varied pattern materials

Patterning techniques are disclosed that can relax overlay requirements and/or increase integrated circuit design flexibility. An exemplary method includes forming a first set of fins and a second set of fins having different etch sensitivities on a material layer. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286693

Pitch reduction technology using alternating spacer depositions during the formation of a semiconductor device and systems including same

A method for patterning a layer increases the density of features formed over an initial patterning layer using a series of self-aligned spacers. A layer to be etched is provided, then an initial sacrificial patterning layer, for example formed using optical lithography, is formed over the layer to be etched. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286679

Forming semiconductor device by providing an amorphous silicon core with a hard mask layer

The invention relates to a method of forming a semiconductor device by patterning a substrate by providing an amorphous silicon layer on the substrate and forming a hard mask layer on the amorphous silicon layer. The amorphous silicon layer is provided with an anti-crystallization dopant to keep the layer amorphous at increased temperatures (relative to not providing the anti-crystallization dopant). ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286557

Method and system for controlling cooling system of power equipment

A method for controlling cooling system of a power equipment and a system using the same. The method includes steps of: obtaining a first data set representing operational cost related parameters specific to the power equipment and its cooling system at a series of time intervals of a first load cycle in a history profile; obtaining a second data set representing operational cost related parameters specific to the power equipment and its cooling system at a series of time intervals of a second load cycle in the history profile, where the second load cycle follows the first load cycle; in consideration of the parameters represented by the first data set, through knowledge-based predetermined numerical and/or logical linkages, establishing a third data set representing optimal cooling capacity parameters for the cooling system at the series of time intervals of the first load cycle according to criteria for operational cost optimization of the power equipment; in consideration of the parameters represented by the second data set, through knowledge-based predetermined numerical and/or logical linkages, establishing a fourth data set representing optimal cooling capacity parameters for the cooling system at the series of time intervals of the second load cycle according to criteria for operational cost optimization of the power equipment; establishing a fifth data set representing a cooling capacity parameter difference between the established cooling capacity parameters concerning the first load cycle and the second load cycle; establishing a sixth data set representing cooling capacity parameters for the cooling system at a series of time intervals of a present load cycle by computationally correcting the established cooling capacity parameter concerning the time intervals of the second cycle load with use of the cooling capacity parameter difference; and controlling the cooling system to operate at a series of time intervals of the present load cycle at the stablished cooling capacity parameters concerning the present load cycle represented by the sixth data set.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286516

Foodome platform

The disclosed systems and methods provide a systematic approach to analyzing an individual's lifestyle factors (e.g., foods consumed by the individual) that contribute to the individual's current or potential for disease, and taking further action based on that analysis. One example embodiment is a machine learning system that includes a food composition layer, chemical compounds layer, and disease layer. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286428

Method and system to evaluate and quantify user-experience (ux) feedback

The exemplified methods and systems facilitate the evaluation of user experience feedback in a manner that is secure and private by transmitting only representation of a user's response over the network (rather than the original data files of the recording). That is, complex interaction associated with a user to a stimuli is recorded, evaluated, and condensed through a machine learning operation (specifically, a convolutional neural network) performed at the user's computing device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286385

Method and system for predicting speech recognition performance using accuracy scores

A system and method are presented for predicting speech recognition performance using accuracy scores in speech recognition systems within the speech analytics field. A keyword set is selected. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286372

Active airborne noise abatement

Noises that are to be emitted by an aerial vehicle during operations may be predicted using one or more machine learning systems, algorithms or techniques. Anti-noises having equal or similar intensities and equal but out-of-phase frequencies may be identified and generated based on the predicted noises, thereby reducing or eliminating the net effect of the noises. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286301

Image display device

An image whose visibility has been more suitably improved is obtained. The device includes an image input unit which inputs an image, an image processing unit which performs retinex processing with respect to the input image input by the image input unit and performs image signal generation to generate a new image signal based on information concerning a color of the input image and information of an absolute value or y-value of a color space vector of the image signal having undergone the retinex processing, and a display unit which displays an image based on the image signal having undergone image processing by the image processing unit.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286282

Mathematics learning gamified platform, system and method for an electronic device

The learning gamified platform, system and method, for an electronic device executing an application, comprises a server for a reading medium and storing user information, scores and user progress and e-portfolio within a play and learn app platform. The server communicates through the internet with electronic devices having internet access operated by at least one player. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286278

Method of learning cutting by combining simulation entities, and hybrid implementation platform

The invention is aimed at providing a device for learning, with no danger of accident, while complying with the conditions of actual cutting, by proposing to combine virtual equipment for cutting and resistance to the advancing of the cut with tangible supports of material to be cut. A hybrid facility according to the invention includes a numerical management unit for managing exercises, a cutting table, a stereoscopic videoprojector of a stationary cutting machine, a stereoscopic camera for tracking the position of a tangible workpiece of an operator equipped with markers, a control touch screen linked with the management unit and a tangible workpiece to be cut virtually. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286272

System and program for cognitive skill training

This invention enables targeting, personalized measurement, and management of cognitive skills development by users, clinicians, teachers, and parents. The invention features a game based virtual learning curriculum for targeting and developing the underlying cognitive skills of executive functions. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286266

Learning systems and automatic transitioning between learning systems

An online learning system selects content for a learning session and opens a user interface to start the learning session on a plurality of devices. A mode of instruction is selected for the learning session. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286264

Learning systems and automatic transitioning between learning systems

An online learning system selects content for a learning session and opens a user interface to start the learning session on a plurality of devices. A mode of instruction is selected for the learning session. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286258

Virtual radar apparatus and method

A virtual radar system. In one embodiment, the system includes a vehicle-based mobile device subsystem, said vehicle-based mobile device subsystem located in a vehicle; a control station subsystem, and a cloud-based data subsystem comprising a cloud-based database for holding data regarding a plurality of locations of a plurality of vehicles and a plurality of cloud transaction processors in communication with the cloud-based database. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286251

Small boat navigation assist system

A server provides necessary data including at least map data and weather data for an ocean area to be navigated by a boat, and its ar-display data generating unit ar-displays a destination of the boat on captured forward-looking images displayed on a display of an information communication terminal at every via-target-point en route. And a server navigation data learning unit sequentially receives navigation data of the outboard motor from the terminal and learns navigation data that enables to reduce fuel consumption rate of an engine mounted on the outboard motor, and a server operation assist unit transmits the learned navigation data to the terminal so as to assist the operator's operation of the outboard motor accordingly.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286231

Emergency vehicle alert system

An emergency vehicle alert system is an emergency vehicle transmitter system with multiple possible passenger vehicles, motorcycle, and pedestrian receivers that are able to receive the emergency signal when located or passing within a predetermined radius. The system, in addition to the audio warning system, may be adapted to reduce or to silence the volume of radios and personal electronic devices within proximity to the emergency transmission.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286230

Emergency alert and warning apparatus

The present invention relates to an emergency alert and warning apparatus and, more particularly, to a road emergency alert and warning apparatus which is installed on a median strip or a guide rail of an expressway or the like to alert a driver of a rear vehicle of an emergency situation when a traffic accident occurs during nighttime driving, thereby preventing an additional secondary accident. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the emergency alert and warning apparatus comprises: an operation switch which is installed on a median strip or a guide rail of a road to allow a user to generate an operation signal when a traffic accident occurs; a control unit which receives the operation signal to output a control signal, and transmits or relays traffic accident notification data to another neighboring emergency alert and warning apparatus through a wired or wireless communication; a warning display unit which is installed rearward with respect to a traveling direction of a vehicle and includes a plurality of leds that are turned on and off in response to the control signal of the control unit; and a photovoltaic cell which converts solar energy into electric energy, processes the electric energy into a constant voltage through a dc/dc converter, and supplies power.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286227

Device and method for a driving assistance system for a vehicle and device and method for a control entity for a controllable road sign

A device for a driving assistance system for a transportation vehicle including a control unit to detect information concerning a position of a controllable road sign. The control unit detects information concerning the position of the transportation vehicle and determines information concerning at least one expected passing time, at which the transportation vehicle passes the controllable road sign, based on the information concerning the position of the transportation vehicle and the information concerning the position of the controllable road sign. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286214

Grouped multi-device anti-loss warning system and a method for executing the same

The present disclosure relates to a grouped multi-device anti-loss warning system with multiple warning devices categorized as one group in which the warning devices granted an identical group id and not divided into mater/slave devices communicate with one another; a warning message can be activated among these warning devices in which contacts are disabled for broadcasting a notification that a group member (warning device) is considered as being out-of-touch within a preset period and fulfilling an anti-loss effect by mutual reminders among warning devices in the same group.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286188

Modulated warning lights for vehicles

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to modulated warning lights for vehicles. In some aspects, a device may include an emitter to emit a warning light. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286069

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An input picture generation unit generates a virtually photographed picture including an object of interest photographed in a virtual space and outputs the virtually photographed picture as an input picture for use in generating an image processing program through learning. A target picture generation unit receives selection of feature data corresponding to a feature portion of the object of interest, from among geometric data representing a three-dimensional shape of the object of interest. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286050

Learning-based spine vertebra localization and segmentation in 3d ct

Described herein is a novel method and system for segmentation of the spine using 3d volumetric data. In embodiments, a method includes an extracting step, localization step, and segmentation step. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286046

Classification by means of recordings

A method is for classifying an examination object by way of recordings. In an embodiment, the method includes capturing at least one optical recording of the examination object; determining and quantifying a number of defined characteristics of the examination object based upon an analysis of the optical recordings with the aid of a machine learning method; and affecting the classification of the examination object in respect of a classification criterion, based upon the quantified characteristics with the aid of a machine learning method. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286040

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium storing image processing program

Image processing apparatus 1 includes a hardware processor that acquires a bright-field image of a cell and a fluorescence image in which fluorescent spots of a fluorescent reagent applied dropwise to a region including the cell are imaged, and that uses a convolutional neural network to extract respective image features of the bright-field image and the fluorescence image and to output classification information concerning the cell.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286038

Deep learning in label-free cell classification and machine vision extraction of particles

A method and apparatus for using deep learning in label-free cell classification and machine vision extraction of particles. A time stretch quantitative phase imaging (ts-qpi) system is described which provides high-throughput quantitative imaging, and utilizing photonic time stretching. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180286037

Quality of medical images using multi-contrast and deep learning

A method of improving diagnostic and functional imaging is provided by obtaining at least two input images of a subject, using a medical imager, where each input image includes a different contrast, generating a plurality of copies of the input images using non-local mean (nlm) filtering, using an appropriately programmed computer, where each input image copy of the subject includes different spatial characteristics, obtaining at least one reference image of the subject, using the medical imager, where the reference image includes imaging characteristics that are different form the input images of the subject, training a deep network model, using data augmentation on the appropriately programmed computer, to adaptively tune model parameters to approximate the reference image from an initial set of the input and reference images, with the goal of outputting an improved quality image of other sets of low snr low resolution images, for analysis by a physician.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285996

Methods and system for managing intellectual property using a blockchain

A system and methods for managing intellectual property using a blockchain are provided which may include one or more elements which forms a comprehensive foundation for an eco-system for innovation and intellectual property management. The elements may include: an intellectual property distributed ledger, an intellectual property digital policy server, non-binary trust models, automatic ontology induction, modifications to the blockchain “mining” and “proof of work” system, appstore for related applications, partial transparency transactionalized search engine, persistent and encapsulated software trust objects, licensing royalty smart contract with auditable payment tracking, micro-equity incentives, automated fraud detection intellectual property management dashboards, innovation workflow broker, innovation optimization tools, disruption mapping, and intelligent just-in-time learning. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285982

Automated field-mapping of account names for form population

A system for account mapping includes functionality for obtaining more than one labeled accounts labeled by more than one accountant; pre-processing more than one labeled accounts using natural language processing, using the more than one pre-processed labeled accounts to train an account mapping model that performs multinomial classification; receiving an account name from an accounting application where the account name includes a text label for an account included in a chart of accounts; generating an account mapping by applying the account mapping model to the account name, where the account mapping includes a type of the account, a sub-type of the account, a code, and a series associated with an accounting form; returning the account mapping to the accounting application through an application programming interface (api); and receiving a corrected account mapping from an accountant and using the corrected account mapping as a new text label to incrementally update the account mapping model.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285975

System and method for smart matching system by using online learning

System and methods are disclosed to perform operations including communicatively couple to a plurality of client devices that are accessible by a user to enable the user to communicate with the processor. Receive a first request from one of the plurality of client devices, the request being a request for a financial advisor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285971

Management of consumer debt collection using a blockchain and machine learning

A blockchain of transactions may be referenced for various purposes and may be later accessed by interested parties for ledger verification and information retrieval. One example operation may include one or more of identifying a new event associated with a consumer debtor account, determining whether the new event includes a status change or debt related change, creating a file including the new event, and storing the file in a blockchain.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285969

Predictive model training and selection for consumer evaluation

Predictive model development, training, evaluation, and selection are provided for enabling more-accurate evaluations of consumers. Aspects of an evaluation system use machine learning techniques to train models based on training datasets and known outputs provided by one or more service providers (e.g., pieces of demographic data and historical transaction data). ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285966

Book self-borrowing system and method

The present invention discloses a book self-borrowing system and method. The system includes a bookcase device, a client terminal and a network control device, the network control device being connected to the client terminal, the network control device being connected to the bookcase device, and the bookcase device including a book borrowing module, a book returning module, a book sharing module and a timing module. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285902

System and method for data-driven insight into stocking out-of-stock shelves

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for generating rate-of-sales models for products based on historical data of when products are being sold, then generating, in real-time, schedules for restocking items on store shelfs such that the amount of items on the shelf maintain desired rates of sales per the prediction models. This is accomplished used historical data in combination with real-time data regarding the current shelf inventory, as well as updating machine-learning models to improve estimates over time.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285878

Evaluation criterion for fraud control

A machine learning method for performing an efficiency analysis on a decision to accept or reject a data transaction. A machine learning classifier receives a decision analysis for data transactions, the decision analysis determining if each of the data transactions was accepted or rejected. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285840

Universal bchain e3a connections (ubec)

A universal bchain everyone/everything/everywhere connections (ubec) system comprises ubec applications that operate in accordance with the bchain protocol, bchain network that comprises a plurality of bchain nodes, which operate software in accordance with the bchain protocol, appchains, which comprise data storing, serving and computational programs that operate directly upon the bchain network and legislated ubec independent governing intelligence (luigi) that comprise an artificially intelligent control mechanism in a ubec platform.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285834

Appliance monitoring systems

Systems for monitoring appliances at a site, such as a household or business office. The appliances can include, for example but not limited to, an electric oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, laundry washer, freezer, pool controller, light bulb, microwave oven, computer, motor vehicle, television, telephone, etc. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285781

Learning apparatus and learning method

A learning apparatus includes a memory and a processor configured to acquire a plurality of documents, perform clustering of the plurality of documents for each of a plurality of words included in the plurality of document, when a plurality of clusters are generated for a first word among the plurality of words by the clustering, perform assignment of different labels corresponding to the plurality of clusters to the first word included in the plurality of documents, and perform re-clustering of the plurality of documents including the first word with the assigned different labels, for other words among the plurality of words.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285779

Method and device for generating information

A method and apparatus for generating information. A specific embodiment of the method includes: acquiring a set of geographic information point sequences and a set of identifiers comprising an identifier of each geographic information point sequence in the set of the geographic information point sequences; for the each geographic information point sequence in the set of the geographic information point sequences, clustering geographic information points in the each geographic information point sequence and generating an element sequence corresponding to the each geographic information point sequence; learning, by utilizing a machine learning method based on the set of identifiers and the generated element sequences, to obtain a matrix for the identifiers in the set of identifiers; and generating, for each identifier in the set of identifiers, based on the identifier and the matrix, information of a user to which the geographic information point sequence indicated by the identifier belongs. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285778

Sensor data processor with update ability

A sensor data processor is described comprising a memory storing a plurality of trained expert models. The machine learning system has a processor configured to receive an unseen sensor data example and, for each trained expert model, compute a prediction from the unseen sensor data example using the trained expert model. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285777

Systems and methods for intelligently providing supporting information using machine-learning

Systems and methods for intelligently providing users with supporting information based on big-data analyses of a data set. Machine-learning algorithms may be executed using the data set to identify correlations between data objects of the data set. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285776

Network activity identification and characterization based on characteristic active directory (ad) event segments

A system and method of obtaining and utilizing an activity signature that is representative of a specific category of network activities based on directory service (ds) log data. The activity signature may be determining by a learning process, including segmenting and pruning a training dataset into a plurality of event segments and matching them with activities based on ds log data of known activities. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285775

Systems and methods for machine learning classifiers for support-based group

Systems and methods are provided for classifying support-related messages from users in a support-related group. A method includes receiving a support-related message containing a support-related problem. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285773

Composite machine-learning system for label prediction and training data collection

The present disclosure provides a composite machine-learning system for a transaction labeling service. A transaction labeling service receives at least one descriptive string describing a transaction associated with a user. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285772

Dynamic updating of machine learning models

A method may include a processor training a machine learning model with a training data set, computing a data distribution of the training data set, processing a stream of new data to determine a likelihood of the new data from the data distribution that is computed, incrementing a counter when the likelihood of the new data is less than a first threshold, and retraining the machine learning model when the counter exceeds a second threshold.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285771

Efficient machine learning method

A computerized efficient machine learning method for classification of data and new class discovery inputs labeled data and unlabeled data into a computer memory for a computerized machine tool to perform (a) initial supervised learning using the labeled data to generate a classifier, (b) semi-supervised learning using the labeled data, the classifier and the unlabeled data to generate an updated classifier and high confidence data, (c) active learning using the updated classifier and the unlabeled data to generate a data label request and receive new class labeled data to generate augmented labeled data, (d) new class discovery using the updated classifier and the data label request to generate data of potential new classes and receive labels for potential new class data to generate new class labeled data, and (e) supervised learning using the high confidence data, the labeled data and the augmented labeled data to generate an output classifier.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285770

Learning personalized actionable domain models

Embodiments for learning personalized actionable domain models by a processor. A domain model may be generated according to a plurality of actions, extracted from one or more online data sources, of a plurality of cluster representatives. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285769

Artificial immune system for fuzzy cognitive map learning

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for learning relationships between concepts using an artificial immune system. A method includes identifying a set of concepts; determining a state value for each concept at each of a set of time points; generating an initial state and a system response; designating the system response as an antigen a clonal selection algorithm; generating a set of candidate weight matrices to be used as a population of antibodies in the clonal selection algorithm; determining a system response for each antibody; determining an affinity value for each antibody, using the system response for the antibody, the affinity value for a respective antibody representing how closely the respective antibody fits the antigen; cloning a set of antibodies based on the affinity values; repeating the cloning until a stopping point is reached; and selecting a candidate weight matrix with a highest affinity value.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285767

Cloud assisted machine learning

A method for training an analytics engine hosted by an edge server device is provided. The method includes determining a classification for data in an analytics engine hosted by an edge server and computing a confidence level for the classification. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285766

Diagnosing slow tasks in distributed computing

Machine learning is utilized to analyze respective execution times of a plurality of tasks in a job performed in a distributed computing system to determine that a subset of the plurality of tasks are straggler tasks in the job, where the distributed computing system includes a plurality of computing devices. A supervised machine-learning algorithm is performed using a set of inputs including performance attributes of the plurality of tasks, where the supervised machine learning algorithm uses labels generated from determination of the set of straggler tasks, the performance attributes include respective attributes of the plurality of tasks observed during performance of the job, and applying the supervised learning algorithm results in identification of a set of rules defining conditions, based on the performance attributes of the plurality of tasks, indicative of which tasks will be straggler tasks in a job. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285763

Hardware device based software selection

A method and system for improving an operation of an automated it system is provided. The method includes identifying software applications associated with requirements of processes executed by a hardware device with respect to an it system. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285759

Online hyperparameter tuning in distributed machine learning

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for performing online hyperparameter tuning in distributed machine learning. During operation, the system uses input data for a first set of versions of a statistical model for a set of entities to calculate a batch of performance metrics for the first set of versions. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285751

Size data inference model based on machine-learning

Techniques for inferring data are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a data inference system detects a lack of size data for a profile of an organization on an online service, with the size data identifying a size of the organization, generates the size data based on an inference model and at least two attributes of the organization, and performs a function of the online service using the generated size data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285750

Data analysis and support engine

A machine learning computing system for predicting a probability of success of an identified computing device error condition may include at least a first data repository storing a plurality of historic data records corresponding to one or more computing device error conditions and a second data repository storing a plurality of solutions to each of the computing device error conditions stored in the first data repository. A server is configured to receive a computing device error message from at least one computing center device and analyze the computing device error message to identify an associated error condition category. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285748

Performance metric prediction for delivery of electronic media content items

An online system stores information describing delivery of content items to users. The information includes a time of delivery and a content item type for each content item delivered. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285747

Machine learning classification of digital content for mobile devices

Briefly, example methods, apparatuses, and/or articles of manufacture are disclosed that may be implemented, in whole or in part, using one or more computing devices to facilitate and/or support one or more operations and/or techniques for machine learning (ml) classification of digital content for mobile communication devices, such as implemented in connection with one or more computing and/or communication networks and/or protocols.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285742

Learning method, learning apparatus, and storage medium

A learning method includes acquiring a query or a matching document text to which a label of a correct answer is given; calculating a first score of the matching document text with respect to the query from a first n-dimensional vector of the query and a second n-dimensional vector of the matching document text; acquiring a plurality of candidates of a non-matching document text to which a label of an incorrect answer not matching the query is given; calculating, for each of the plurality of candidates, a second score with respect to the query; selecting, as the non-matching document text, a candidate having a maximum of the second score; determining whether to update the first model and the second model based on comparison of the first score and the second score; and updating the first model and the second model when a result of the determination satisfies a predetermined condition.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285739

Deep learning for characterizing unseen categories

Systems and methods for a computer-based visual recognition based upon a spatially forked deep learning architecture, including unification of deep learning and reasoning. A method can include a primary learner with an adjacent structured memory bank that can not only predict the output from a given input, but also relate the input to all past memorized instances and help in creative understanding.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285738

Data searching system and method

The present invention relates to a deep learning system suitable for searching data sources for specific content. In particular, the present invention relates to an unconventional machine-implemented process, leveraging a machine learning algorithm, to provide a technology that searches data sources and recognizes feature data associated with one or more predetermined classifiers.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285730

Method and apparatus for generating push notifications

A method for generating one or more push notifications to a user device is described. The method comprises: obtaining history data representing a history of online activities of a user and candidate data representing a set of candidate information; generating, based on the history data and the candidate data, user profile vectors representing a user profile associated with the user and content vectors representing a set of content profiles associated with the set of candidate information; generating, based on a machine learning model trained with a history of online activities, embedding user feature vectors and embedding content feature vectors based on the history data and the candidate data; and providing for transmission information for one or more push notifications including first candidate information of to a user device associated with the user, the first candidate information being determined from the set of candidate information based on the aforementioned vectors.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285729

Reservoir computing system

To realize a reservoir computing system easily implemented as hardware, provided is a reservoir computing system including a reservoir operable to output an inherent output signal in response to an input signal. An input node is operable to supply the reservoir with an input signal corresponding to input data, and an output node is operable to output an output value corresponding to an output signal that is output by the reservoir in response to the input data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285728

Reservoir computing system

To realize a reservoir computing system easily implemented as hardware, provided is a reservoir computing system including a reservoir operable to output an inherent output signal in response to an input signal. An input node is operable to supply the reservoir with an input signal corresponding to input data, and an output node is operable to output an output value corresponding to an output signal that is output by the reservoir in response to the input data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285697

Camera/object pose from predicted coordinates

Camera or object pose calculation is described, for example, to relocalize a mobile camera (such as on a smart phone) in a known environment or to compute the pose of an object moving relative to a fixed camera. The pose information is useful for robotics, augmented reality, navigation and other applications. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285695

Magnetic resonance image reconstruction system and method

A method for training a system for reconstructing a magnetic resonance image includes: under-sampling image data from each of a plurality of fully-sampled images; and inputting the under-sampled image data to a multi-scale neural network comprising sequentially connected layers. Each layer has an input for receiving input image data and an output for outputting reconstructed image data. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285694

Comparison method and comparison apparatus

A processor builds a plurality of learning models using training data of a plurality of first sample sizes according to a first machine learning algorithm, and calculates a plurality of measured prediction performances. The processor calculates a plurality of estimated variances on the basis of relationship information indicating the relationship between expected value and variance with respect to prediction performance and the plurality of measured prediction performances. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285690

Entity learning recognition

An entity learning recognition method, system, and computer program product include learning (i.e., in a training phase) from at least one entity to produce augments entities such that an augmented entity is still recognizable as the original entity but differs sufficiently to produce a different feature representation of the entity to create a database for use (i.e., in an implementation phase).. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285686

Generating refined object proposals using deep-learning models

In one embodiment a plurality of patches of an image are processed, using a first set of layers of a convolutional neural network, to output a plurality of object proposals associated with the plurality of patches of the image. Each patch includes one or more pixels of the image. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285667

Detection device, learning device, detection method, learning method, and recording medium

A detection device includes an image segmenter and a detector. The image segmenter cuts out a first region image and a second region image from an image of a vehicle interior that is acquired from an imaging device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285648

Automated object tracking in a video feed using machine learning

An apparatus is provided for automated object tracking in a video feed. The apparatus receives and sequentially processes a plurality of frames of the video feed to track objects. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285642

Head mounted display

A head mounted display mountable on the head of a user includes a pupil detecting section configured to detect pupil positions of the user in a state in which the head mounted display is mounted, a line-of-sight specifying section configured to specify a line-of-sight direction of the user on the basis of the pupil positions, a spectral measurement section configured to acquire spectral measurement information of at least a part of a scene within a visual field of the user in the state in which the head mounted display is mounted, a target-object-information acquiring section configured to acquire target object information concerning a first target object in the line-of-sight direction on the basis of the spectral measurement information, and a display section configured to display the target object information in a position corresponding to the first target object in the scene.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285606

Interrogator and interrogation system employing the same

The present invention is directed to an interrogator, method of discerning metal and radio frequency identification (rfid) objects, and an interrogation system employing the same. In one embodiment, the interrogator includes a metal sensing subsystem configured to provide a first signal having a signature representing a presence of a metal object, and a rfid sensing subsystem configured to provide a second signal having a signature representing a presence of a rfid object. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285599

Layered masking of content

Methods, systems and computer program products for layered masking of data are described. A system receives content including personally identifiable information (pii). ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285493

Defect detection method for 3d chip and system using the same

A defect detection method for a 3d chip and a system using the same are provided. The method includes: generating a plurality of physical models having a defect of at least one defect type based on the at least one defect type of a 3d chip; generating a group of training samples for each of the physical models; generating a classifier model by using a machine learning technique algorithm via scattering parameter values of a training set; measuring an error value by comparing scattering parameter values of a testing set with the classifier model, using the classifier model as a defect model of the defect type based on the error value, and determining that a through silicon via of a single die 3d chip or a stacked die 3d chip has a defect corresponding to the at least one defect type by comparing actual measurements of scattering parameter values.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285459

Multilabel learning via supervised joint embedding of documents and labels

A method implemented by at least one server computer is provided, including the following operations: receiving a plurality of training documents, each training document being defined by a sequence of words, each training document having one or more labels associated therewith; embedding the training documents, the words, and the labels in a vector space, wherein the embedding is configured to locate a given training document and its associated labels in proximity to each other in the vector space; embedding a new document in the vector space; performing a proximity search in the vector space to identify a set of nearest labels to the new document in the vector space; associating the nearest labels to the new document.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285423

Selection of information sources based on social activities

A method, computer system, and computer program product for retrieving information is provided. The method comprises receiving an information request, determining corresponding confidence indexes of a plurality of information sources, each of the confidence indexes being indicative of a capability of the corresponding information source to respond to the information request determined according to one or more social activities relating thereto, selecting a selected information source of said information sources according to the confidence indexes, submitting the information request to the selected information source, receiving selected information from the selected information source in response to the information request, and returning the selected information as a result of the information request.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285413

Methods and apparatus for performing machine learning to improve capabilities of an artificial intelligence (ai) entity used for online communications

A method for providing query responses to a user via online chat establishes a first communication connection for online chat between a user interface and an artificial intelligence (ai) entity comprising a processor and a memory element configured to store a database of query answers; receives a user input query transmitted via the first communication connection; performs a lookup in the database of query answers, to locate a query answer corresponding to the user input query; when unable to locate a query answer, establishes a second communication connection for online chat between the user interface and a live agent interface that transmits responses dynamically provided by a human operator; evaluates a chat between the user interface and the live agent interface; identifies an answer to the user input query, based on evaluating the chat; and stores the answer to be provided by the ai entity in the future.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285378

Data compression by using cognitive created dictionaries

A compression method, system, and computer program product include creating compressed data via a first system from input data, sending information to a second system detailing a compression strategy for the compressed data, and learning, via the second system, from the information how to recreate the input to the first system using the compressed data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285347

Learning device and learning method

A learning device includes a memory and a processor configured to execute a process including acquiring a plurality of documents, clustering the plurality of documents with respect to each of a first plurality of words, the first plurality of words being included in the plurality of documents, assigning a common label to a first word and a second word among the first plurality of words in a case where a cluster relating to the first word and a cluster relating to the second word resemble each other, and re-clustering, on the basis of the common label, the plurality of documents including the first word and the second word after the assigning the common label.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285342

Identifying propaganda in global social media

Disclosed is a scalable method for automatically deriving the topics discussed most prevalently in unstructured, multilingual text, and simultaneously revealing which topics are more biased towards one or another ‘information space’. The concept of the ‘information space’ is derived from russian strategic doctrine on information warfare; an example of an ‘information space’ would be the portion of social media in which the russian language is used. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285319

Identifying personal characteristics using sensor-gathered data

An online system trains machine learning models that, when applied to gathered sensor data, determines personal characteristics (e.g., age, gender, height) of an individual in a non-intrusive manner. Specifically, the online system trains a first machine learning model that analyzes sensor data gathered from a client device associated with the individual. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285281

Self-learning cache repair tool

An apparatus includes an interface, a capacity engine, a monitoring engine, and a purging engine. The interface receives a request to repair a cache. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285186

Machine learning for input fuzzing

Provided are methods and systems for automatically generating input grammars for grammar-based fuzzing by utilizing machine-learning techniques and sample inputs. Neural-network-based statistical learning techniques are used for the automatic generation of input grammars. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285176

Methods and systems for selecting potentially erroneously ranked documents by a machine learning algorithm

A method and a system for selecting a potentially erroneously ranked document in a set of search results responsive to a query comprising receiving the set of search results from the search engine server, each document of the set of search results having a relevance score and a feature vector generated by an mla, computing for each possible pair of documents a first parameter indicative of a level of difference in the relevance scores of the documents of the pair of documents and a second parameter indicative of a level of difference in the feature vectors of the documents of the pair of documents, computing a verification score based on first parameter and the second parameter, the verification score indicative of a level of misalignment between the relevance scores and the feature vectors, selecting and marking the pair of documents associated with an extreme verification score for verification.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285170

Natural language interface to web api

Subject matter involves using natural language to web application program interfaces (api), which map natural language commands into api calls, or api commands. This mapping enables an average user with little or no programming expertise to access web services that use api calls using natural language. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285080

Hardware device based software verification

A method and system for improving an operation of an automated it system is provided. The method includes identifying pre-tested software applications associated with requirements of processes executed by a hardware device with respect to an it system. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180285065

Smart controlling device and method of controlling therefor

The present specification relates to a smart controlling device capable of utilizing machine learning for voice recognition and a method of controlling therefor. The smart controlling device according to the present invention includes a receiver configured to receive an input including a command trigger, and a controller configured to detect one or more external display devices, select a display device of the detected one or more external display devices, cause a power status of the selected display device to be changed to a first state, and cause a response data corresponding to a first command data received after the command trigger to be output on a display of the selected display device.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284862

Electronic apparatus, and method and computer-readable medium therefor

An electronic apparatus includes a usb (universal serial bus) interface configured to connect with a plurality of external devices and supply an electric power to each of the external devices connected with the interface, the plurality of external devices including a first device having a battery and a second device, and a controller configured to, when the first device and the second device are connected with the interface, determine whether the first device satisfies a first condition concerning charging of the battery of the first device, and in response to determining that the first device satisfies the first condition, make a specific ratio of an electric power to be supplied to the first device via the interface to an electric power to be supplied to the second device via the interface larger than when it is determined that the first device does not satisfy the first condition.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284822

Low leakage low dropout regulator with high bandwidth and power supply rejection

A low dropout regulator produces output at an intermediate node. A resistive divider is coupled between the intermediate node and ground and provides a feedback signal to the low dropout regulator. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284788

System and method for management of hazardous conditions by a mobile machine

A system for detecting and avoiding dangerous conditions by a mobile machine having a body, an actuated machine component, and a dangerous condition sensor including a non-contact electrical power sensor, a wind speed or direction sensor, a tilt sensor, or a terrain type sensor is provided. The system includes a supervisory controller located in the mobile machine and in communication with a server for communicating data objects storing information related to hazardous conditions, and for receiving information regarding hazardous conditions manually designated or detected by a remote source. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284782

Vehicle motion control system and method

A motion of a vehicle is controlled according to a sequential compositions of the elementary paths following a transformation of one of a first pattern, a second pattern, and a third pattern. The first pattern defines a forward motion of the vehicle from a first state to a second state while turning left followed by a backward motion of the vehicle from the second state to a third state while turning right, wherein the orientation of the first state is opposite to the orientation of the second state, and wherein the orientation of the first state is equal to the orientation of the second state. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284770

Machine-learning based autonomous vehicle management system

Systems and methods for managing autonomous vehicles to address traffic anomalies are provided. In one example embodiment, a method includes detecting, by one or more computing devices, an existence of a traffic anomaly within a geographic area. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284746

Methods and systems for data collection optimization in an industrial internet of things environment

Improved capabilities are described for a data collection system in an industrial environment comprising a data collector communicatively coupled to a plurality of input channels; a data storage structured to store a plurality of collector routes and collected data that correspond to the plurality of input channels, wherein the plurality of collector routes each comprise a different data collection routine; a data acquisition circuit structured to interpret a plurality of detection values from the collected data, each of the plurality of detection values corresponding to at least one of the plurality of input channels; a data analysis circuit structured to analyze the collected data from the plurality of input channels; and a cognitive input selection facility for optimization of an input selection configuration for a collector route of the data collector, wherein the input selection configuration is based on a learning feedback from a learning feedback facility.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284727

Orthodontic appliances including at least partially un-erupted teeth and method of forming them

The example systems, methods, and/or computer-readable media described herein help with design of highly accurate models of un-erupted or partially erupted teeth and help fabricate of aligners for un-erupted or partially erupted teeth. Automated agents that use machine learning models to parametrically represent three-dimensional (3d) virtual representations of teeth as 3d descriptors in a 3d descriptor space are provided herein. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284709

Closed loop nodal analysis

An automation optimization engine is disclosed that provides a closed loop nodal analysis on a process performance tree. By analyzing an observed process and identifying automatable tasks from non-automatable tasks from the observed process, the automation optimization engine then applies machine learning techniques to generate a recommendation report identifying steps for implementing in the observed process to convert the non-automatable tasks into automatable tasks. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284703

Machine learning device, servo control apparatus, servo control system, and machine learning method

To easily perform adjustment relating to feedforward control and also to improve command follow-up performance. A machine learning device includes label acquisition means for acquiring, as a label, a command output by a servo control apparatus to a control target device so as to drive and control the control target device, input data acquisition means for acquiring, as input data, an output of the control target device driven based on the command, and learning means for building a learning model relating to feedforward control for correcting the command, by performing supervised learning by use of a set of the label and the input data serving as teacher data.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284702

Machine learning device, servo control device, servo control system and machine learning method

A machine learning device includes a label acquisition unit for acquiring, as a label, a current command that drives a control target of a servo control device in a state in which disturbance is suppressed; an input data acquisition unit for acquiring, as input data, a velocity of the control target driven based on the current command in the state in which disturbance is suppressed; and a learning unit for constructing a learning model for estimating a current to drive the control target from the velocity of the control target, by way of performing supervised leaning with a group of the label and the input data as training data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284638

Circuit for driving a light source in imaging device for enhancing quality of isolated pixels

An imaging device has a photoconductor with a surface that is selectively discharged by a light from a laser diode to create a latent electrostatic image for attracting toner for transfer to a media. A circuit drives the laser diode. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284615

Resist underlayer film composition, patterning process, and method for forming resist underlayer film

Provided is a resist underlayer film composition which is excellent in resistance to a basic hydrogen peroxide aqueous solution, in gap-filling and planarization characteristics, and in dry etching characteristic, wherein the resist underlayer film composition is used for a multilayer resist method, comprising: (a1) a polymer (1a) comprising one, or two or more, of a repeating unit represented by following general formula (1); (a2) one, or two or more, of a polyphenol compound having a formula weight of 2,000 or less and not having a 3,4-dihydroxy phenyl group; and (b) an organic solvent.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284614

Resist underlayer film composition, patterning process, and method for forming resist underlayer film

Wherein n01 represents an integer of 1 to 10; when n01 is 2, w represents a sulfinyl group, a sulfonyl group, an ether group, or a divalent organic group having 2 to 50 carbon atoms; when n01 is an integer other than 2, w represents an n01-valent organic group having 2 to 50 carbon atoms; and y represents a single bond or divalent connecting group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms and optionally having an oxygen atom.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284601

Blank mask and fabrication method thereof, and method of fabricating photomask

A method of fabricating a photomask includes providing a blank mask; removing a portion of the resist layer to form a patterned resist layer exposing a portion of the cooling layer; patterning the cooling layer by using the patterned resist layer as an etching mask; patterning the opaque layer; and removing the patterned resist layer and the patterned cooling layer. The blank mask includes a light-transmitting substrate and an opaque layer, a cooling layer, and a resist layer sequentially stacked thereon, wherein the cooling layer has a thermal conductivity ranging between 160 and 5000 and an effective atomic number ranging between 5 and 14.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284480

Methods and apparatus for ophthalmic devices including cycloidally oriented liquid crystal layers

This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a variable optic insert into an ophthalmic lens. A liquid crystal layer may be used to provide a variable optic function and in some examples, an alignment layer for the liquid crystal layer may be patterned in a cycloidally dependent manner. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284432

Driving assistance device and method

A driving assistance device and a driving assistance method applied in a vehicle are disclosed in the present disclosure. The driving assistance device includes: an identification module configured to identify a warning object ahead of the vehicle and a positional relationship between the warning object and the vehicle; an application module configured to determine warning information corresponding to the warning object, and generate a projection image in accordance with the warning information; a processing module configured to determine a projection position of the projection image in a projection area and a perceived distance between a formed image projected by the projection image to the projection area and a viewer in the vehicle, in accordance with the positional relationship between the warning object and the vehicle; and a projection module configured to project the warning information in accordance with the determined projection position and the determined perceived distance.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284341

Segmented imaging directional backlights

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

10/04/18 / #20180284242

Protecting detector in a lidar system using off-axis illumination

A lidar system includes a light source configured to emit pulses of light, a scanner configured to direct the pulses of light along a scan direction, and a receiver with a detector configured to detect the pulses of light scattered by remote targets. For a pulse of light emitted by the light source, the receiver is configured to detect the scattered pulse of light returning to the receiver during a ranging time interval between (i) when the pulse of light leaves the lidar system and (ii) when the scattered pulse of light returns from a remote target positioned at a maximum distance rmax. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284100

Mobile blood alcohol content and impairment sensing device

In a mobile sensing device, a method of detecting blood alcohol content includes receiving time-series gait data from at least one sensor of the mobile sensing device as a user walks and detecting a set of attributes associated with the time-series gait data, each attribute of the set of attributes related to the user's gait. The method includes comparing the set of attributes with a machine learning classification model learned from a training data set of attributes to determine at least one of a blood alcohol content range of the user and an impairment level of the user and outputting a notification associated with the at least one of the blood alcohol content range of the user and the impairment level of the user.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284059

Electrochemical device with self-aligned insulation

Electronic devices having two or more conductive contacts or terminals and methods of making the same. Including having a conducting interconnect line coated with an insulator stack (functionalized to be hydrophobic), cut—simultaneously allowing for one step, self-aligned, patterning of formed conducting contacts and the insulation stack. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180284018

Optical phase mudulation systems and methods

Methods, systems, and devices for particle characterization by optical phase modulation and detection of aerosol backscattering. In some aspects, a compact and cost effective particle detector device to measure the aerosol density and its size distribution by backscattered focusing using projected optical modified field distribution imaging into the aerosol medium (air). ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283858

Monitoring a safety-relevant parameter of a coordinate measuring device

A system and a method for reliably monitoring a parameter, in particular a moment of inertia, required for determining a kinetic energy of an object that can be measured by means of a sensor of a coordinate measuring machine. The object is moved between various positions, with the object preferably being at least briefly at rest in each of the approach positions. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283723

Data learning server and method for generating and using learning model thereof

An apparatus and a method for a data learning server is provided. The apparatus of the disclosure includes a communicator configured to communicate with an external device, at least one processor configured to acquire a set temperature set in an air conditioner and a current temperature of the air conditioner at the time of setting the temperature via the communicator, and a generate or renew a learning model using the set temperature and the current temperature, and a storage configured to store the generated or renewed learning model to provide a recommended temperature to be set in the air conditioner as a result of generating or renewing the learning model. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283631

Candle lamp

The invention discloses a candle lamp which comprises a hollow tubular lamp body, a water storage tank arranged in the lamp body, and an isolation plate arranged in the water storage tank, wherein the isolation plate is arranged thereon with a water spray pipe and the first illuminating lamps distributed around the water spray pipe; a water pump communicated with the water spray pipe is arranged in the water chamber; and the lamp body is subtransparent. When the water pump draws water out from the water chamber, the water is sprayed out from the water spray pipe to form a fountain, and the light of the first illuminating lamps illuminates the water column to achieve visual effect being similar to the glimmering flame, which imitate the burning candles and improve the visual art of the candle lamp.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283535

Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission includes hydraulic friction engaging mechanisms for establishing a plurality of gears, at least one control valve for controlling oil pressures of hydraulic oils supplied to the engaging mechanisms, an oil pressure detection unit for detecting the oil pressure of the hydraulic oil supplied by the control valve, a learning unit for learning a correction value of an instructed oil pressure to the control valve such that an engaging time becomes a target engaging time, and a determination unit which determines, based on a difference between the instructed oil pressure to the valve and an oil pressure detection result obtained by the detection unit from the hydraulic oil supplied by the valve in correspondence with the instructed oil pressure, whether to exclude a control result by the instructed oil pressure from a learning target of the learning unit.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283342

Method for ascertaining a torque accuracy of a torque transmitted from a belt-driven starter-generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine

A method for ascertaining a torque accuracy of a torque transmitted from a belt-driven starter-generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine, which is similar to a learning process or a calibration of the actual torque of the starter-generator with respect to a setpoint torque, includes controlling the belt-driven starter-generator to transmit a specified test torque to the internal combustion engine during a predefined test time interval during coasting down of the internal combustion engine, determining a speed variable that is dependent on a speed of the internal combustion during the test time interval, comparing the speed variable to a reference variable, and deducing the torque accuracy from this comparison.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283233

Abnormality diagnosis system for internal combustion engine and abnormality diagnosis method for internal combustion engine

An abnormality diagnosis system of an internal combustion engine that is installed on a vehicle and includes an actuator includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit receives vehicle outside information concerning a period of time for which the vehicle speed is less than a predetermined value, and determines whether the period for which the vehicle speed is less than the predetermined value is expected to be equal to or longer than a length of time required for an abnormality diagnosis of an abnormality diagnosis target device. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283219

Piezo-electric motor for bowed rotor mitigation

A piezoelectric motor comprising one or more concentric stator rings arranged to transfer energy and provide torque to an engine rotor or to an engine transmission. Such a piezo-electric motor improves spatial integration of an engine turning motor in a gas turbine engine.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180283199

Engine turning motor via pneumatic or hydraulic motor

Pressurized fluid is stored while a jet engine is running. After engine shutdown, the fluid is used to drive a pneumatic or hydraulic turning motor that rotates the engine's high pressure (hp) rotor. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180282964

Oil collecting device

Two segments according to the invention, which form a brush structure created by brush fibres and plastic rings, are joined together by bolts or screws and sleeves with a water-permeable discoid hub, in such a way that a separate brush structure can be joined to the segments by stud bolts or similar, to the metal ring of which a plastic ring, equipped with brush fibres, is attached for the collection of very heavy oils. For the cleaning of the brush fibres of the segment and the good recovery of the oil being collected, there is a curved metal sheet, preferably on supports, as a continuation of the cleaner, and which forms a casing-like space, preventing the oil flowing off the brushes from returning to the water circulation and improving the collection capacity. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180282922

Nonwoven cellulose fiber fabric with fiber diameter distribution

A nonwoven cellulose fiber fabric directly manufactured from lyocell spinning solution, wherein the fabric comprises a network of substantially endless fibers differing concerning fiber diameter so that a ratio between a largest fiber diameter and a smallest fiber diameter is more than 1.5.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180282864

Apparatus and method of turning over a substrate in a substrate processing system

A device for manipulating at least a first row of wafers and a second row of wafers, includes: a first holder configured to hold the first row of wafers, the first holder having a first rod and a second rod, the first rod and the second rod of the first holder defining a space therebetween for accommodating the first row of wafers, wherein a distance between the first rod and the second rod of the first holder is variable; and a second holder configured to hold the second row of wafers, the second holder having a first rod and a second rod, the first rod and the second rod of the second holder defining a space therebetween for accommodating the second row of wafers, wherein a distance between the first rod and the second rod of the second holder is variable.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180282376

Synthesizing vaccines, immunogens, and antibodies

Systems and methods have been developed to design and engineer glycan dynamics to improve immunogen antigenicity. These include systems for identify glycosylation sites that that impact binding of antibodies to the immunogen, and modifying the glycan profiles on these glycosylation sites to synthesize novel immunogens, antibodies and vaccines. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180282154

Method for manufacturing a micro electro-mechanical system

A method of fabricating a semiconductor device, includes, in part, growing a first layer of oxide on a surface of a first semiconductor substrate, forming a layer of insulating material on the oxide layer, patterning and etching the insulating material and the first oxide layer to form a multitude of oxide-insulator structures and further to expose the surface of the semiconductor substrate, growing a second layer of oxide in the exposed surface of the semiconductor substrate, and removing the second layer of oxide thereby to form a cavity in which a mems device is formed. The process of growing oxide in the exposed surface of the cavity and removing this oxide may be repeated until the cavity depth reaches a predefined value. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281887

Vehicle

A vehicle in which traveling can be stabilized and the risk of overturning can be reduced, a vehicle with a pair of first suspension arms, a pair of second suspension arms connected to the pair of first suspension arms via a pair of joints, a pair of shock absorbers for connecting the pair of first suspension arms and pair of second suspension arms, a pair of forks as to allow turning about a steering axis with respect to the pair of second suspension arms, a pair of front wheels arranged on the pair of forks, a vehicle body to which the pair of front wheels are included, and a leaning part for leaning the vehicle body. The tread width increases as the vehicle body is leaned by the leaning part.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281886

Vehicle

A vehicle includes: a vehicle body; three or more wheels; an operation input unit to be operated to input a turning direction; and a lean mechanism for leaning the vehicle body in its width direction. Within at least partial range of vehicle velocity, the vehicle is configured to travel in a mode in which the vehicle body is leaned by the lean mechanism according to an input into the operation input unit, and a steering angle of a steered wheel changes following a lean of the vehicle body. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281812

Method and system of assisting driving of vehicle

A vehicle drive assistance system is provided, which includes one or more processors configured to execute a general driver model learning engine configured to build a general driver model to be applied to a plurality of drivers based on driving data of the drivers, an individual driver model learning engine configured to build an individual driver model unique to a specific driver based on driving data of the driver, and an on-board controller provided in a vehicle operated by the driver. The individual driver model learning engine includes a vehicle control updating program configured to cause the on-board controller to update vehicle control processing based on the general and individual driver models. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281811

Method and system of assisting driving of vehicle

A vehicle drive assistance system is provided, which includes a processor configured to execute an individual driver model learning engine configured to build an individual driver model unique to a vehicle driver based on driving data of the driver, and an on-board controller provided in a vehicle of the driver and configured to perform particular vehicle control processing. The individual driver model learning engine analyzes a current state of the driver based on the driving data, determines recommending processing that corresponds to the analyzed state based on the individual driver model, and instructs the on-board controller to perform the recommending processing.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281810

Vehicle drive assistance system

A vehicle drive assistance system is provided, which includes one or more processors configured to execute a general driver model learning engine configured to build a general driver model to be applied to a plurality of vehicle drivers based on driving data of the plurality of vehicle drivers, an individual driver model learning engine configured to build an individual driver model unique to a specific driver based on driving data of the specific driver and the general driver model, and a vehicle control changing program configured to change vehicle control processing executed by a specific vehicle operated by the specific driver based at least on the individual driver model.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281809

Vehicle drive assistance system

A vehicle drive assistance system is provided, which includes a general driver model learning engine configured to build a general driver model to be applied for a plurality of vehicle drivers based on driving data of the plurality of drivers, and an individual driver model learning engine configured to build an individual driver model particular to a specific vehicle driver based on the driving data of the specific driver received from a specific vehicle of the specific driver. The individual driver model learning engine includes a first synchronization engine configured to provide, to the general driver model learning engine, the driving data obtained by executing a first data conversion processing on the driving data of the specific driver.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281716

Rear impact guard for a vehicle

A vehicle includes a frame and a bumper pivotally connected to the frame. An actuator is mounted to the frame and coupled to the bumper. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281681

Bird's-eye view video generation device, bird's-eye view video generation system, bird's-eye view video generation method and program

A bird's-eye view video generation device includes a video acquisition unit configured to acquire surroundings videos obtained by capturing videos of surroundings of a vehicle; a vehicle information acquisition unit configured to acquire vehicle information to estimate move of the vehicle in a turning direction; and a controller configured to, when move of the vehicle in the turning direction is estimated based on the vehicle information that is acquired by the vehicle information acquisition unit, generate a bird's-eye view video obtained by changing a position to display the bird's-eye view video containing a virtual vehicle image such that a surroundings video in a direction that has to be checked in the estimated turning direction is displayed widely. The generated bird's-eye view video is desolated by a display controller on a display panel.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281670

Alarm device

A traffic warning device removably mounted to a vehicle and coupled to a main controller. The main controller includes an alarm unit to output warning. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281593

Control device of four-wheel-drive vehicle

A control device of a four-wheel-drive vehicle having an electronic control coupling changing a transmission torque, and a connecting/disconnecting mechanism connecting/disconnecting an input to the input-side rotating member of the coupling, comprising: a storage portion storing a relationship between the drive current to the coupling and the transmission torque of the coupling; a control portion controlling the drive current based on the relationship; and a learning portion performing correction for the relationship through learning by applying a braking torque to the input-side rotating member by an electromagnetic actuator. The learning portion performs the correction for the relationship by using the drive current supplied to the coupling and the braking torque at the time of determination that the transmission torque is balanced with the braking torque based on rotational speeds of the input-side rotating member and the output-side rotating member while the rotational speed of the input-side rotating member is increased.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281499

Stamps including a self-assembled block copolymer material, and related methods

Methods for fabricating stamps and systems for patterning a substrate, and devices resulting from those methods are provided.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281427

Image recording apparatus

An image recording apparatus includes a tank, a cap, a cap detector, a notification device, and a controller. The tank is configured to store ink therein. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281280

Multi-headed auto-calibrating bioprinter with heads that heat, cool, and crosslink

The present invention relates to a three-dimensional bioprinter for printing and/or patterning a single type or multiple types of cells into different geometrical arrangements and other three-dimensional structures, such as tissues. The bioprinter comprises multiple heads that can each be loaded with a different cartridge containing a biomaterial or biological material such as cells in a solution or cells in a hydrogel. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281256

State determination apparatus

A state determination apparatus for determining a state related to an abnormality of an injection molding machine based on an operation state of the injection molding machine includes a machine learning apparatus for learning the state related to the abnormality of the injection molding machine. The machine learning apparatus observes, as a state variable that represents a current state of an environment, injection data that indicates the operation state of the injection molding machine, acquires label data that indicates the state related to the abnormality of the injection molding machine, and performs learning by associating the observed state variable with the acquired label data.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281181

Robot controller, machine learning device and machine learning method

A controller is provided with a machine learning device learning an operation start condition for storing motions for an article on the carrier device by means of the robot. The machine learning device observes operation start condition data showing the operation start condition and conveyance state data showing states of articles on the carrier device, as state variables indicating a current state of an environment. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281180

Action information learning device, robot control system and action information learning method

To provide an action information learning device, robot control system and action information learning method for facilitating the performing of cooperative work by an operator with a robot. An action information learning device includes: a state information acquisition unit that acquires a state of a robot; an action information output unit for outputting an action, which is adjustment information for the state; a reward calculation section for acquiring determination information, which is information about a handover time related to handover of a workpiece, and calculating a value of reward in reinforcement learning based on the determination information thus acquired; and a value function update section for updating a value function by way of performing the reinforcement learning based on the value of reward calculated by the reward calculation section, the state and the action.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281174

Robot

A robot includes: a turning part rotated about a first axis; a first arm part rotatably connected to the turning part about a second axis perpendicular to the first axis; a second arm part rotatably connected to the first arm part about a third axis; a distal-end swing part rotatably connected to the second arm part about a fourth axis; actuators rotating the first arm part, the second arm part, and the distal-end swing part about the second to fourth axes, which are parallel to each other, respectively; and a cable for the actuators. The turning part, the first arm part, the second arm part, and the distal-end swing part are alternately arranged at one or the other side in the direction of the second axis. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281139

Control device for machine tool performing oscillation cutting

A control part of a control device includes a learning controller and a learning determination part. The learning controller performs learning control in which a correction amount of a resultant command is obtained, based on an oscillation phase obtained from an oscillation command and the resultant command, and the correction amount is added to the resultant command. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180281091

Control device of wire electric discharge machine and machine learning device

A control device of a wire electric discharge machine and a machine learning device are provided that can appropriately and readily determine a correction parameter. The control device, which optimizes the correction parameter for wire electrical discharge machining process, includes a machine learning device configured to learn the correction parameter for the wire electrical discharge machining process. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280919

New type of burning device for producing gas mixtures

A new type of burning device for producing hydrohalogen compounds.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280788

Children's learning game

Present invention is a learning game and apparatus that focuses on improving the mastery of object permanence, language and vocabulary development, humor development, and complex imaginative play abilities in young children. This game and apparatus has many variations to accommodate play by infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children of varying ages in their language and humor development, and is ideal for young children as no reading is required. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280730

Systems, methods, and devices for commissioning and quality assurance data validation of radiation therapy systems

Beam configuration data obtained during the commissioning and/or quality assurance (qa) testing of a radiation therapy device can be validated against other radiation therapy devices within the radiotherapy community. Data and parameters from previously commissioned or qa-tested devices can be compiled and analyzed at a remote module. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280670

Cerebrospinal-fluid shunt valve system

The present invention provides a cerebrospinal fluid shunt system that monitors the intracranial pressures over a portion of a monitoring cycle to calculate short intervals of drainage for every monitoring cycle necessary to produce the desired pressure correction. The system operates to significantly reduce the time during which draining occurs allowing tissue surrounding the catheter to rebound from the catheter holes returning to its normal position for a sufficient amount of time to recover its normal shape.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280612

Early warning bandage for intravenous blowout or intravenous infiltration and method of monitoring an intravenous infusion site

Disclosed is an alarm bandage and method of use for monitoring an iv site of a patient. The bandage includes a first section, a second section, a bridge section, and associated electronic circuitry. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280610

Medical pump device

A medical pump device for delivering a medical fluid includes a base body and elastomeric hollow membrane secured to the base body and arranged in such a way that a pump volume for filling with medical fluid is formed between the base body and hollow membrane. The hollow membrane, in an at least partially filled state of the pump volume, is elastically extended and exerts a delivery pressure on the pump volume. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280472

Treatment of learning disabilities and other neurological disorders with sk channel inhibitor(s)

Methods for treating learning disabilities associated with fetal alcohol syndrome and other neurological disorders by administering sk channel blockers, antagonists, inhibitors or modifiers like tamapin.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180280219

Air mattress turning device

An apparatus for rotating a bed-ridden person in order to prevent pressure sores, or bed sores, comprising an first set of bladders and a second set of bladders, and at least one fluid pump, which may be an air pump, in fluid communication with the bladders through a system of fluid valves. Inflating first set of bladders will cause a patient to be rotated onto their right side; likewise, inflating the second set of bladders will cause a patient to be rotated onto their left side. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279921

Automatically classifying animal behavior

Systems and methods are disclosed to objectively identify sub-second behavioral modules in the three-dimensional (3d) video data that represents the motion of a subject. Defining behavioral modules based upon structure in the 3d video data itself—rather than using a priori definitions for what should constitute a measurable unit of action—identifies a previously-unexplored sub-second regularity that defines a timescale upon which behavior is organized, yields important information about the components and structure of behavior, offers insight into the nature of behavioral change in the subject, and enables objective discovery of subtle alterations in patterned action. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279915

Wearable and connected gait analytics system

This disclosure relates to systems and methods to analyze gait, balance or posture information extracted from data collected by one or more wearable and connected sensor devices with sensors embedded therewithin. The embedded sensors include a three-axis accelerometer, a three-axis gyroscope and an array of pressure sensors. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279891

Passive arrhythmias detection based on photoplethysmogram (ppg) inter-beat intervals and morphology

A method for event detection in a user-wearable device includes receiving, from a first sensor implemented in the user-wearable device, photoplethysmogram (ppg) signals; processing, at a processor, the ppg signals to obtain ppg signal samples; detecting, at the processor, beats in the ppg signal samples; dividing the ppg signal samples into ppg signal segments; extracting at least one inter-beat interval (ibi) feature in each ppg signal segment; classifying, at the processor, each ppg signal segment using the extracted ibi feature associated with the ppg signal segment and using a machine learning model; in response to the classifying, generating, at the processor, an event prediction result for the ppg signal segment based on the extracted ibi feature; and displaying the event prediction result at the user-wearable device. In another embodiment, the method further includes extracting morphology based features.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279866

Endoscope system and evaluation value calculation device

An endoscope system, includes a light source device that emits illumination light to an object, an image obtaining part that captures light reflected at the object by an image pickup element and thereby obtains a color image including at least three color components, and an evaluation part that obtains, for each of pixels constituting the color image obtained by the image obtaining part, an evaluation result concerning a target disease based on an angle, in a color plane being defined by at least two of the at least three color components, formed between a line segment, which connects a predetermined reference point positioned on the color plane with a corresponding pixel point allocated corresponding to the each of the pixels in the color plane, and a reference axis having a correlation with the target disease. The reference axis is set to pass through the predetermined reference point.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279847

Control method of robot system including plurality of moving robots

According to an aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided a method of controlling a robot system including a plurality of moving robots each assigned a cleaning area, the method including receiving a command designating an urgent cleaning area, at least one moving robot of the plurality of moving robots moving to the urgent cleaning area according to a predetermined criterion based on the command, performing a cleaning operation by the moving robot having moved to the urgent cleaning area and a moving robot assigned the urgent cleaning area as a cleaning area, and returning to an assigned cleaning area by the moving robot having moved to the urgent cleaning area when the cleaning operation is completed.. . ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279828

Brazier

In order to improve the safety and handling of a brazier (1) for burning wood and similar fuels, comprising a substantially pot-shaped basket (2) and a fire pan (4), it is suggested that the fire pan (4) is mounted on the basket (2) such that these can pivot relative to one another, particularly tipping by 180° or “overend” from the operating position into a fire-extinguishing position, the basket (2) that lies above when in said extinguishing position serving as the cover hood that puts out the fire. This brazier can also be in the form of a tea light, a standard or table lamp or a pendant lamp.. ... Corning Incorporated

10/04/18 / #20180279827

Oven with moving solid fuel bed

A rotisserie oven for cooking food, eg spatchcock chicken, comprises an oven enclosure (23), a solid fuel conveyor (2) for conveying a burning solid fuel (eg charcoal) bed through the oven enclosure, and a food conveyor (3) crossing the solid conveyor transversely within the oven enclosure. The charcoal is lit outside the oven enclosure by a gas burner (21) and high temperature combustion, eg at 250° c. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279506

Shutter, fan unit, and electronic apparatus

. . . . A shutter includes a base that has a ventilation hole, and a louver that is attached to the base and opens and closes the ventilation hole, wherein the louver includes a turning portion pivotally and turnably supported on the base, and a blade coupled to the turning portion at one end, the blade turns about a turning axis of the turning portion to open the ventilation hole by receiving air passing through the ventilation hole, and the blade has a shape in which an air receiving surface which receives the air is curved toward a direction in which the blade turns to open the ventilation hole, with respect to a plane which couples the turning axis and a turning end of the blade.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279489

Flexible device

The present invention provides a flexible device which is free of twist and distortion at a bent part of a flexible module, and has excellent display quality and a high level of reliability. The flexible device (1) includes a first housing (31), a second housing (41), a third housing (61), and a plurality of turning bodies (80) each of which is fixed to the first housing (31) or the second housing (41) and rolls on the third housing (61) so that a turning axis (80a) of the each of the plurality of turning bodies (80) horizontally moves.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279222

Improved wireless hvac components

Hvac components having improved efficiency are described. In one embodiment, excessive sleep current draw in a battery-powered device having a microcontroller is detected by measuring a voltage drop across a mosfet device coupled in a for ward-conducting orientation in series between the battery and the microcontroller, causing a transistor to conduct when the voltage drop exceeds a predetermined threshold to generate a first trigger signal, integrating the first trigger signal to generate a second trigger signal, and generating an interrupt to the microcontroller. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279138

Method, device and terminal for realizing coexistence of miracast and hotspot

A method, a device and a terminal for realizing coexistence of miracast and hotspot are provided. The method for realizing coexistence of miracast and hotspot includes steps of: receiving a coexistence instruction; judging whether miracast of a terminal is turned off or turned on; judging whether hotspot of the terminal is turned on or turned off in a case where miracast of the terminal is turned off; turning off hotspot of the terminal and then turning on miracast of the terminal in a case where hotspot of the terminal is turned on, and directly turning on miracast of the terminal in a case where hotspot of the terminal is turned off; turning on hotspot of the terminal after turning on miracast of the terminal.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279132

Implementing a live distributed antenna system (das) configuration from a virtual das design using an original equipment manufacturer (oem) specific software system in a das

Implementing a live wireless communication system configuration from a virtual wireless communication system design using an original equipment manufacturer (oem) specific software system in a real wireless communication system is disclosed herein. In exemplary aspects disclosed herein, the oem specific software system enables a designer to create, save, import, modify and/or preconfigure a virtual wireless communication system in a virtual wireless communication system configuration file(s) using oem specific software tools resident in the real wireless communication system. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180279107

Systems and methods for emergency vehicle proximity warnings using digital radio broadcast

Systems and methods are disclosed for communicating an emergency alert message from a digital radio broadcast transmission system of a mobile vehicle to a digital radio broadcast receiver system. A digital radio broadcast signal including first and second data is broadcasted using the digital radio broadcast transmission system to end-user digital radio broadcast receivers. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278908

System and method for presenting virtual reality content to a user

This disclosure describes a system configured to present primary and secondary, tertiary, etc., virtual reality content to a user. Primary virtual reality content may be displayed to a user, and, responsive to the user turning his view away from the primary virtual reality content, a sensory cue is provided to the user that indicates to the user that his view is no longer directed toward the primary virtual reality content, and secondary, tertiary, etc., virtual reality content may be displayed to the user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278773

Document reader

A document reader includes: a scanner unit; an adf; a hinge that connects the scanner unit and the adf in a way that the adf is openable from and closable to the scanner unit by turning around a turn shaft of the hinge; and a positioning mechanism. The hinge includes a pressing member that holds the adf open, and is arranged on a back side of the scanner unit with the turn shaft located above the pressing member. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278753

System, smart device and method for apportioning smart device operations and costs

A system, smart device and method for apportioning costs of smart device operations between purposes. Operation information concerning operations performed by the smart device is recorded. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278741

Device and method for controlling mobile terminal

A device and a method for controlling a mobile terminal are disclosed. The present invention provides a device and a method for controlling a mobile terminal, the device and the method turning off a display unit when the mobile terminal becomes closer than a reference length, which is a standard distance, and turning off the display unit when a user does not view the display unit with correct posture or a view time of a display exceeds a preset time limit range, thereby preventing the user from using the mobile terminal at a short distance and with incorrect posture for a long time.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278646

Early-warning decision method, node and sub-system

Early-warning decision method, node and system are provided in the present disclosure. The method includes obtaining a flow analysis result of a portion of service requests that are targeted at a same server; calculating a flow of all the service requests that are targeted at the server based on a flow indicated by the flow analysis result and a weight of a current distributed node, the weight being a weight or proportion of all the service requests targeted at the server that accounts for the flow indicated by the flow analysis result that is obtained by the current distributed node; comparing a flow of all the service requests that are targeted at the server with an abnormal flow threshold; and determining whether to send an instruction for performing subsequent processing on the server based on a comparison result.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278636

System and method for malware detection learning

Malware detection techniques that detect malware by identifying the c&c communication between the malware and the remote host, and distinguish between communication transactions that carry c&c communication and transactions of innocent traffic. The system distinguishes between malware transactions and innocent transactions using malware identification models, which it adapts using machine learning algorithms. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278635

Apparatus, method, and computer program for detecting malware in software defined network

Disclosed are an apparatus, a method, and a computer program by which it is determined whether a target network program generated in a software defined network is malicious by extracting a feature of a behavior graph of the target network program and applying machine learning to the behavior graph. Accordingly, a security and safety of a software defined network may be improved by detecting whether a computer program is malicious before the malware is installed.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278629

Machine learning-based traffic classification using compressed network telemetry data

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives telemetry data regarding a traffic flow in the network. One or more features in the telemetry data are individually compressed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278627

Detection of email spoofing and spear phishing attacks

A computer-implemented method of detecting an email spoofing and spear phishing attack may comprise generating a contact model of a sender of emails; determining, by a hardware processor, a statistical dispersion of the generated contact model that is indicative of a spread of a distribution of data in the generated model and receiving, over a computer network, an email from the sender. If the determined statistical dispersion is lower than a dispersion threshold, the received email may be evaluated in the processor against a plurality of conditions associated with email spoofing and spear phishing attacks, using the generated contact model, to generate a features vector that is constituted of a plurality of binary values and a plurality of dispersion values between 0 and 1, and using at least the generated features vector to classify with a supervised learning algorithm the received email as a likely legitimate email or as a likely malicious email spear phishing attack; and notifying a recipient of the email when the received email is classified as a likely malicious email spear phishing attack.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278574

Device and method for forwarding connections

A method for forwarding a connection at an interconnecting device is described. The method includes receiving from an originating device an incoming connection at an incoming port, determining by at least one hardware processor whether port translation is implemented for the incoming port, in case port translation is implemented for the incoming port, returning to the originating device by the at least one hardware processor a challenge intended to distinguish humans from computers, verifying by the at least one hardware processor that a response received in response to the challenge is a correct response to the challenge, and, in case the response is is a correct response to the challenge, forwarding, by the at least one hardware processor, the connection to a translated port corresponding to the incoming port according to the port translation.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278572

Delegation of content dlivery to a local service

Provided is a method for delegation of local content delivery service. The method includes receiving a domain name system (dns) query from a client to resolve a domain name to a network address associated with content provider by a content provider, determining that distribution of the content has been delegated by a content provider to a local content server associated with an internet service provider (isp), and based on predetermined criteria, resolving the domain name to the local content server. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278487

Sparse coding of hidden states for explanatory purposes

In one embodiment, a device in a network maintains a machine learning-based recursive model that models a time series of observations regarding a monitored entity in the network. The device applies sparse dictionary learning to the recursive model, to find a decomposition of a particular state vector of the recursive model. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278486

Mixing rule-based and machine learning-based indicators in network assurance systems

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives data regarding a plurality of predefined health status rules that evaluate one or more observed conditions of the network. The device, using the data regarding the plurality of health status rules for the network, trains a machine learning-based classifier to generate predictions regarding outputs of the health status rules. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278436

Method, device, and computer program for operating a data processing system

A method, a device, and a computer program for operating a data processing system, including at least two nodes that are connectable via a data line for transmitting messages. A message includes an identifier for arbitrating messages to be transmitted, the identifier containing—information concerning a priority via which a processing sequence of messages ready for transmission is determined, and the identifier—containing information concerning a network node, via which a sender of the message is unambiguously determined, and—containing information concerning a service, via which a service is determined.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278223

Speaker volume preference learning

Audio information of audio content being listened to by a user is received. An aspect of a listening environment of the user is identified. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278153

Soft-switching control circuit of boost-type pfc converter

A soft-switching control circuit of a boost-type pfc converter is provided. The boost-type pfc converter is a three-phase six-switch boost-type pfc converter, which includes six primary switching transistors and an auxiliary switching transistor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278135

Electric drive device

This invention is concerning connecting members which connect a motor and inverters and which are arranged symmetrically such that magnetic fields produced by three-phase alternating current flowing in the connecting members cancel each other out and are reduced at the position of a magnetic sensor, and furthermore the connecting members are arranged such that fsum=sin(2θa+π/4)−sin(2θb−π/12)+sin(2θc−5π/12), and fdiff=sin(2θa−π/4)−sin(2θb+π/12)+sin(2θc+5π/12) satisfy relationships fsum<k and fdiff<k with respect to a predetermined required value k.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180278076

Switching charging circuit

A switching charging circuit works by receiving an input voltage and then correspondingly outputting an output voltage to a battery. Within a standby duration, to assure that there is sufficient voltage provided for turning on switches in a switching circuit alternately when the switching charging circuit works in the charging duration again, a bootstrap capacitor is charged by a supply voltage. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277685

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

A method for manufacturing a thin film transistor includes: providing a substrate having a first surface and a second surface which are opposed to each other; forming a metal layer on the first surface of the substrate and patterning the metal layer to form a source electrode and a drain electrode; forming a semiconductor layer on the metal layer; forming a first insulating area and a gate electrode on the semiconductor layer; forming a second insulating layer on the semiconductor layer and the gate electrode; and forming a source lead and a drain lead on the second insulating layer, wherein the source lead passes through the second insulating layer and the semiconductor layer and is coupled to the source electrode, and the drain lead passes through the second insulating layer and the semiconductor layer and is coupled to the drain electrode.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277649

Self-aligned process for sub-10nm fin formation

Methods of sub-10 nm fin formation are disclosed. One method includes patterning a first dielectric layer on a substrate to form one or more projections and a first plurality of spaces, and depositing a first plurality of columns in the first plurality of spaces. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277440

Gate cut method

A method of manufacturing a finfet structure involves forming gate cuts within a sacrificial gate layer prior to patterning and etching the sacrificial gate layer to form longitudinal sacrificial gate structures. By forming transverse cuts in the sacrificial gate layer before defining the sacrificial gate structures longitudinally, dimensional precision of the gate cuts at lower critical dimensions can be improved.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277424

Semiconductor structure with integrated passive structures

A metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (mosfet) with integrated passive structures and methods of manufacturing the same is disclosed. The method includes forming a stacked structure in an active region and at least one shallow trench isolation (sti) structure adjacent to the stacked structure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277413

Method of transfer printing and articles manufactured therefrom

Disclosed herein is a method comprising disposing on a first substrate a two-dimensional exfoliatable material; patterning an exfoliatable material using a photoresist in a manner such that a portion of the photoresist remains in contact with the two-dimensional exfoliatable material after the patterning; disposing a polymer layer on the two-dimensional exfoliatable material to form a printing block; contacting a substrate with the printing block; and removing the polymer layer and the photoresist from the printing block to leave behind the patterned exfoliatable material on the substrate.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277370

Hybrid carbon hardmask for lateral hardmask recess reduction

Implementations of the present disclosure relate to improved hardmask materials and methods for patterning and etching of substrates. A plurality of hardmasks may be utilized in combination with patterning and etching processes to enable advanced device architectures. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277368

Post growth heteroepitaxial layer separation for defect reduction in heteroepitaxial films

A method for reducing crystalline defects in a semiconductor structure is presented. The method includes epitaxially growing a first crystalline material over a crystalline substrate, epitaxially growing a second crystalline material over the first crystalline material, and patterning and removing portions of the second crystalline material to form openings. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277367

Post growth heteroepitaxial layer separation for defect reduction in heteroepitaxial films

A method for reducing crystalline defects in a semiconductor structure is presented. The method includes epitaxially growing a first crystalline material over a crystalline substrate, epitaxially growing a second crystalline material over the first crystalline material, and patterning and removing portions of the second crystalline material to form openings. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277358

Lithographic technique for feature cut by line-end shrink

A technique for patterning a workpiece such as an integrated circuit workpiece is provided. In an exemplary embodiment, the method includes receiving a dataset specifying a plurality features to be formed on the workpiece. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277278

Method for evaluating irradiation angle of beam

Disclosed is a method for evaluating an irradiation angle of a beam, including a step of sampling the irradiation angle of the beam, wherein the irradiation angle of the beam is defined as being the direction of the vector of the irradiation point of the beam to the pre-set point of the tumor; and a step of calculating the track of the beam passing through the organs, wherein it is determined whether the tumor is fully covered within the effective treatment depth, and if so, entering the steps of calculating the evaluation coefficient, recording the irradiation conditions and calculating the results, and returning to the step of sampling the irradiation angle of the beam; and if not, entering the step of giving the worst evaluation coefficient and returning to the step of sampling the irradiation angle of the beam.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277145

Information processing apparatus for executing emotion recognition

An information processing apparatus comprises a learner and a processing unit. The learner learns a phoneme sequence generated from a voice as an emotion phoneme sequence, in accordance with relevance between the phoneme sequence and an emotion of a user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277100

Methods for the automated generation of speech sample asset production scores for users of a distributed language learning system, automated accent recognition and quantification and improved speech recognition

Methods for automated generation of speech sample asset production scores for users of a distributed language learning system, automated accent recognition and quantification and improved speech recognition. Utilising a trained supervised machine learning module which is trained utilising a training set comprising a plurality of production speech sample asset recordings, associated production scores generated by system users performing perception exercises and user background information. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277068

Decision-based data compression by means of deep learning technologies

Data may be handled based on compressibility (i.e., whether the data may be further compressed or is not further compressible). A supervised learning model may be trained using a set of known further compressible data and a set of known non-compressible data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277010

Dynamic and individualized scheduling engine for app-based learning

Systems and methods can track, at a group level, times for responding to educational questions. A set of users is identified as users enrolled in an academic course. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277003

Learning apparatus based on digital books

A digital-book-based learning apparatus. The network terminal comprises an image-text display module, configured to display content of a digital book on a display screen of the network terminal; a knowledge-point display module, configured to display a knowledge point structure and knowledge point content of the digital book; and a first transmission module, configured to perform data transmission with the server. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277002

Reading and contingent response educational and entertainment method and apparatus

The present invention describes devices and methods for assisting in the education of individuals, particularly the education of children. The present invention brings provides technological interventions with information about the child's eye-gaze location, gesture activity, emotional expression or other inputs. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180277001

Interactive system and method for learning a language

The present invention provides a system and the accompanying method for learning a language with an interactive board. The system includes multiple physical objects, each embedded with an identifier and marked with a language symbol, an interactive board configured to recognize the identifier information of a physical object placed on the interactive board, a processor operatively connected to the interactive board, a memory unit operatively connected to the processor and configured to store the correlation relationship between identifiers of physical objects and language symbols assigned to physical objects, and a voice input module operatively connected to the processor and configured to receive voice information from a user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276934

Paper sheet processing system, paper sheet processing apparatus, and paper sheet processing method

According to one embodiment, a paper sheet processing system includes a paper sheet processing apparatus, and an imaging section. The paper sheet processing apparatus includes a positional information acquisition section configured to acquire positional information concerning an operator on the basis of image information from the imaging section, a log information acquisition section, an output control section, and a display section. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276930

Coin dispensing apparatus and checkout machine with the same

A coin dispensing apparatus includes a coin dispenser configured to dispense coins to a receiving tray, a sensor configured to detect one or more coins in the receiving tray, an output device, and a processor configured to control the output device to output a warning when the sensor detects no coins in the receiving tray after the processor instructs the coin dispenser to dispense a group of coins as change and the coin dispenser has dispensed at least one of the coins in the group but before the coin dispenser has dispensed all of the coins in the group.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276912

Machine learning for triaging failures in autonomous vehicles

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for automatic triaging of failure events experienced by autonomous vehicles. In particular, the systems and methods of the present disclosure can include or otherwise leverage one or more machine learned classifier models that can perform failure type classification on the basis of various features extracted from vehicle data that is descriptive of conditions experienced by an autonomous vehicle at the time of one or more vehicle failure events. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276821

Method for automatically recognizing liver tumor types in ultrasound images

The disclosure relates to a method for automatically recognizing liver tumor types in ultrasound images. The method specifically comprises: using a plurality of regions of interest (rois) to represent a ceus image; different lesions are distinguished by the performance and changes of the roi in time and space; representing a space-time relationship between rois by establishing a model in time and space at the same time; and determining, by the model, a relatively appropriate roi and relevant parameters of the model according to existing ceus lesion samples by means of an iterative learning method. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276817

Method and system for assessing vessel obstruction based on machine learning

Methods and systems are provided for assessing the presence of functionally significant stenosis in one or more coronary arteries, further known as a severity of vessel obstruction. The methods and systems can implement a prediction phase that comprises segmenting at least a portion of a contrast enhanced volume image data set into data segments corresponding to wall regions of the target organ, and analysing the data segments to extract features that are indicative of an amount of perfusion experiences by wall regions of the target organ. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276815

Highly integrated annotation and segmentation system for medical imaging

A method for training a segmentation correction model includes performing an iterative model training process over a plurality of iterations. During each iteration, an initial segmentation estimate for an image is provided to a human annotators via an annotation interface. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276807

Machine-learning measurements of quantitative feature attributes

A computer system may train and use a machine-learning model to quantitatively analyze an image. In particular, the computer system may generate the machine-learning model based on a set of reference images that include content with instances of a quantitative feature attribute and one or more feedback metrics that specify locations of the instances of the quantitative feature attribute in the reference images and numerical values associated with the instances of the quantitative feature attribute. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276799

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes at least one processor operatively coupled to a memory, serving as an obtaining unit configured to obtain a contrast material-enhanced image of an object a first region extraction unit configured to extract a first region representing a first region representing a first anatomical portion of the object from the image, and an estimation unit configured to estimate a state of the image concerning a temporal change in gray level from the first region.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276752

Visual depiction of warnings and errors

Methods, systems and computer-readable storage media disclosed herein provide visual depictions of warnings and errors. An example method includes detecting, using a computing device, a change in a design of a trading algorithm. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276727

System and method for automated retrieval of apparel items and the like

A computer-implemented method for automatically retrieving items for a user from an online product catalogue, the items being suitable for an upcoming calendar event, includes receiving, by a server, data from a curated list over a network, the data including curated classifications of apparel items. Trending apparel items are received by the server from selected websites for the upcoming calendar event. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276703

System and method for tracking and rewarding users

Systems and methods of tracking and rewarding users of any of a variety of content hosting systems, such as search engines. In one embodiment, a method of rewarding a user of a search engine includes receiving secure identification information identifying a user, retrieving user account information using the secure identification information, receiving a search query associated with the user account information, crediting the user account with a reward that is directly related to providing the search query, and returning search results in response to the received search query.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276701

Virtual resource processing method, server, and storage medium

A virtual resource processing method, a server, and a storage medium are provided. The method includes: receiving at least one virtual resource from at least one first client; receiving a virtual resource request message from a second client; obtaining user characteristic information and/or time information based on the virtual resource request message; selecting at least one virtual resource from the at least one virtual resource according to the user characteristic information and/or the time information; and returning, to the second client, a virtual resource response message carrying the selected at least one virtual resource.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276694

Consumer response intelligent spend prediction system

A system, computer program, and database for the accurate determination of consumer spend at the individual household level by category using a combination of census spend data at the neighborhood (consumer block group) level and demographic data. The invention defines a set of detailed measures of consumer spend and computes values for those measures using unique combinations of data and machine learning generating a cbg spend model and a household spend model to iteratively refine the spend models and derive therefrom individual household dollar spend amounts to accurately identify target households or groups of households most likely to respond to advertisements or consumer communications.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276691

Metric forecasting employing a similarity determination in a digital medium environment

Metric forecasting techniques and systems in a digital medium environment are described that leverage similarity of elements, one to another, in order to generate a forecast value for a metric for a particular element. In one example, training data is received that describes a time series of values of the metric for a plurality of elements. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276619

Accepted job applicant commitment prediction

The present invention discloses a method and computer program product for estimating a candidate commitment to an accepted job offer of a company, the method including identifying candidate information associated with the candidate, wherein the candidate information is selected from a group including: monitored social media activity associated with the candidate, a candidate survey result, candidate referral information, an employment history of the candidate, and candidate learning progress, assigning a score between a minimum value and a maximum value for each item within the identified candidate information, calculating an estimated commitment of the candidate based on the assigned score for each item, determining the calculated estimated commitment is lower than a threshold, and confirming the candidate is committed to the accepted job offer.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276617

Accepted job applicant commitment prediction

The present invention discloses a method and computer program product for estimating a candidate commitment to an accepted job offer of a company, the method including identifying candidate information associated with the candidate, wherein the candidate information is selected from a group including: monitored social media activity associated with the candidate, a candidate survey result, candidate referral information, an employment history of the candidate, and candidate learning progress, assigning a score between a minimum value and a maximum value for each item within the identified candidate information, calculating an estimated commitment of the candidate based on the assigned score for each item, determining the calculated estimated commitment is lower than a threshold, and confirming the candidate is committed to the accepted job offer.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276599

System and method of transferring textile-tool information

A method and an equivalent system of transferring information (9, 12) relating to textile tools—preferably to knitting-machine and felting needles—from a tool sales organisation (1) to the tool user (2) is described and claimed. With this system, each type of textile tool is provided with a name (5) by the tool sales organisation (1), wherein •a software system books orders (4) from tool users (2), •at least one identification device (27) is provided with which quantities of textile tools are provided with labels (8), •the software system can activate the identification device (27), which assigns labels (8) that do not contain the name (5), •a forwarding system (7) is provided, •an information carrier (10) is provided, which is accessible to the tool user (2) and on which information (9, 12, 19) concerning the quantity of textile tools is assigned to the label (8).. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276582

Geolocation assist plant operation management system

A system and method related to a geolocation assist plant operation management system, utilizing geolocation with regards to components of the industrial plant and operators. The usage of geolocation provides for real-time information as to the location of operators relative to components that may require inspection. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276578

Providing travel related content to modify travel itineraries

An online system uses rules and/or machine learning models to provide travel related content items to users. The online system may determine when a user is likely to travel and provide the content items in advance of a trip. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276573

Providing travel related content customized for users

An online system uses rules and/or machine learning models to provide travel related content items to users. The online system may determine when a user is likely to travel and provide the content items in advance of a trip. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276572

Providing travel related content for transportation by multiple vehicles

An online system uses rules and/or machine learning models to provide travel related content items to users. The online system may determine when a user is likely to travel and provide the content items in advance of a trip. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276571

Providing travel related content by predicting travel intent

An online system uses rules and/or machine learning models to provide travel related content items to users. The online system may determine when a user is likely to travel and provide the content items in advance of a trip. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276570

Machine learning device and thermal displacement compensation device

A calculation formula learning unit sets a coefficient relating to a time lag element in a thermal displacement estimation calculation formula by machine learning while fixing a coefficient relating to measured data except the coefficient relating to the time lag element at a predetermined value based on a difference between a thermal displacement estimated value about a machine element calculated by substituting a measured data group into the thermal displacement estimation calculation formula and a thermal displacement actual measured value about the machine element; sets the coefficient relating to the measured data except the coefficient relating to the time lag element in the thermal displacement estimation calculation formula by machine learning based on the difference while fixing the coefficient relating to the time lag element at a predetermined value; and repeats the machine learning.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276569

Learning model construction device, abnormality detection device, abnormality detection system and server

To provide a learning model construction device, abnormality detection device, abnormality detection system and server for performing abnormality detection using sound information of the surroundings of a production apparatus. A learning model construction device includes a voice acquisition unit that acquires voice data including the voice of an operator located in the vicinity of a production apparatus, via a mic; a label acquisition unit that acquires an abnormality degree related to a production line including the production apparatus as a label; and a learning unit that constructs a learning model for the abnormality degree, by performing supervised learning with a group of voice data and label as training data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276568

Machine learning method and machine learning apparatus

A machine learning method includes acquiring teacher data to be used in supervised learning, and plurality of document data, specifying first document data among the plurality of document data in accordance with a first feature value and a second feature value, the first feature value being decided in accordance with a frequency of appearance of a word in the teacher data, the second feature value being decided in accordance with a frequency of appearance of the word in each of the plurality of document data, and performing machine-learning of characteristic information of the first document data as pre-learning for the supervised learning.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276567

Machine learning method and machine learning device

A machine learning method includes obtaining a first plurality of pieces of teacher data including encrypted words associated with first information indicating words received for search and encrypted words associated with second information indicating words used for search, generating a second plurality of pieces of teacher data in which a first encrypted word is replaced with a second encrypted word on the basis of the first plurality of pieces of teacher data, a plain text of the first encrypted word being equal to a plain text of the second encrypted word, and performing, on the basis of the second plurality of pieces of teacher data, machine learning of a parameter with which an encrypted word associated with the second information is determined in response to receiving an encrypted word associated with the first information.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276564

Resource-efficient machine learning

Generally discussed herein are devices, systems, and methods for machine-learning. A method may include projecting an input feature vector of a first dimensional space into a second dimensional space to create a lower dimensional feature vector, the second dimensional space smaller than the first dimensional space, determining a first prediction vector for an internal node of the tree, determining whether to pass the first prediction vector to a first child or a second child of the internal node based on a sparse vector and the lower dimensional feature vector, determining a second prediction vector at a leaf node of the tree, and determining an overall prediction by combining the first and second prediction vectors.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276563

Cognitive screening of eor additives

A machine learning process is performed using one or more sources of information for enhanced oil recovery (eor) materials to be used for an eor process on a defined oil reservoir. Performance of the machine learning process produces an output comprising an indication of one or more eor materials and their corresponding concentrations to be used in the eor process. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276562

Bug categorization and team boundary inference via automated bug detection

A machine learning model can be trained to infer the probability of the presence of categories of a software bug in a source code file. A bug tracker can provide information concerning the category to which a software bug belongs. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276561

Automatically tagging topics in posts during composition thereof

An online system predicts topics for content items. The online system provides one or more topic labels for a user to apply concurrently while a user is composing a post, in response to requests periodically received from the user's device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276560

Review machine learning system

An apparatus and method are provided for review-based machine learning. Included are a non-transitory memory storing instructions and one or more processors in communication with the non-transitory memory. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276553

System for querying models

The disclosed technology relates to machine learning and statistical models. A system is configured to receive a user statement comprising a request for information and identify an intent type and one or more parameters based on the user statement. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276546

Methods and systems for predicting failure of a power control unit of a vehicle

A method for predicting a failure of a power control unit of a vehicle is provided. The method includes obtaining data from a plurality of sensors of the power control unit of a vehicle subject to simulated multi-load conditions, implementing a machine learning algorithm on the data to obtain machine learning data, obtaining new data from the plurality of sensors of power control unit of the vehicle subject to real multi-load conditions, implementing the machine learning algorithm on the new data to obtain test data, predicting a failure of the power control unit based on a comparison between the test data and the machine learning data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276541

Deep learning for credit controls

Systems and methods are provided to identify abnormal transaction activity by a participant that is inconsistent with current conditions. Historical participant and external data is identified. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276538

Methods, devices and systems for managing network video traffic

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments provisioning a neural network comprising a plurality of layers. Further embodiments include provisioning a plurality of markov logic state machines among the plurality of layers of the neural network resulting in a machine learning application. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276532

Electronic apparatus for operating machine learning and method for operating machine learning

An electronic apparatus for performing machine learning a method of machine learning, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium are provided. The electronic apparatus includes an operation module configured to include a plurality of processing elements arranged in a predetermined pattern and share data between the plurality of processing elements which are adjacent to each other to perform an operation; and a processor configured to control the operation module to perform a convolution operation by applying a filter to input data, wherein the processor controls the operation module to perform the convolution operation by inputting each of a plurality of elements configuring a two-dimensional filter to the plurality of processing elements in a predetermined order and sequentially applying the plurality of elements to the input data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276528

Image retrieval method based on variable-length deep hash learning

This invention is an image retrieval method based on bit-scalable deep hashing learning. According to the method, the training images is used to generate a batch of image triples, wherein each of the triples contains two images with the same label and one image with a different label. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276527

Processing method using convolutional neural network, convolutional neural network learning method, and processing device including convolutional neural network

In a processing method using a convolutional neural network, the neural network includes a convolution calculation unit that performs a convolution calculation by using a matrix vector product and a pooling calculation unit that performs a maximum value sampling calculation. A threshold value is set related to the matrix data for the convolution calculation, the matrix data is divided into a first and second halves based on the threshold value. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276508

Automated visual information context and meaning comprehension system

A system for analyzing images and video that is capable of recognizing, classifying, and processing the context and meaning contained therein in a manner similar to human intuitive understanding of such context and meaning. Images and video are gathered through a crowdsourcing portal, fixed cameras, and other remote sensing devices. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276507

Machine learning classifiers

In an implementation, a non-transitory machine-readable storage medium stores instructions that when executed by a processor, cause the processor to allocate classifier data structures to persistent memory, read a number of categories from a set of training data, and populate the classifier data structures with training data including training-based, category and word probabilities calculated based on the training data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276501

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first obtaining unit configured to obtain a holding position and orientation of a manipulator when holding of a target object is performed and holding success or failure information of the target object in the holding position and orientation, a second obtaining unit configured to obtain an image in which the target object is imaged when the holding of the target object is performed, and a generation unit configured to generate learning data when the holding of the target object by the manipulator is learnt on a basis of the holding position and orientation and the holding success or failure information obtained by the first obtaining unit and the image obtained by the second obtaining unit.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276499

One shot color calibrated metric learning for object re-identification

Techniques for detecting objects across images captured by camera devices. Embodiments capture, using first and second camera devices, first and second pluralities of images, respectively. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276464

Location processor for inferencing and learning based on sensorimotor input data

An inference system performs inference, such as object recognition, based on sensory inputs generated by sensors and control information associated with the sensory inputs. The sensory inputs describe one or more features of the objects. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276417

Secure multiparty computation on spreadsheets

Systems, computer-readable media and methods for enabling secure computation on spreadsheet software. A secure spreadsheet is implemented as an add-in to an existing spreadsheet program, or as a new spreadsheet program/web application, to allow secure computations on private input data (and also optionally with private functions) without the parties learning anything about them, via the familiar spreadsheet interface and its formula language. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276372

System and methods for sandboxed malware analysis and automated patch development, deployment and validation

A system and methods for sandboxed malware analysis and automated patch development, deployment and validation, comprising a business operating system, vulnerability scoring engine, binary translation engine, sandbox simulation engine, at least one network endpoint, at least one database, a network, and a combination of machine learning and vulnerability probing techniques, to analyze software, locate any vulnerabilities or malicious behavior, and attempt to patch and prevent undesired behavior from occurring, autonomously.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276332

Synthetic multiplets for multiplets determination

Disclosed herein include methods and systems for identifying multiplet expression profiles. A plurality of synthetic multiplet expression profiles can be generated from a plurality of expression profiles. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276303

Inclusion of protocol conditions within search engine results

Taught is a search engine for science tools which dynamically evaluates search rank of said science tools through natural language processing and machine learning. The search engine accepts into a corpus of public and private materials, which references individual science tools. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276278

Searching of data structures in pre-processing data for a machine learning classifier

A data processing system is configured to pre-process data for a machine learning classifier. The data processing system includes an input port that receives one or more data items, an extraction engine that extracts a plurality of data signatures and structure data, a logical rule set generation engine configured to generate a data structure, select a particular data signature of the data structure, identify each instance of the particular data signature in the data structure, segment the data structure around instances of the particular data signature, identify one or more sequences of data signatures connected to the particular data signature, and generate a logical ruleset. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276248

Systems and methods for storing and selectively retrieving de-identified medical images from a database

A method of retrieving an image file from a first database, where the image file includes a link to an associated report stored in a second database. The method includes: de-identifying the report; applying a search query to the second database; returning the report in response to the applied query; applying the link to the first database; and returning the image file in response to the applied link.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276105

Active learning source code review framework

Technologies are described to provide an active learning source code review framework. In some examples, a method to review source code under this framework may include extracting semantic code features from a source code under review. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180276038

Virtual machine consolidation

Systems, methods and tools for managing the job queues of virtual machines, maintaining a low energy profile and a quality of service within the contractual service agreement. The systems migrate jobs to a new vm queue when a assigned vm has failed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275970

Engineering system robustness using bug data

Information concerning software bugs including bug detection, bug prediction data and/or historical bug data can be used to determine whether it is safe to commit, integrate, deploy and/or deliver a software change. If the change is deemed unsafe, the change can be rejected automatically. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275667

Machine learning for event detection and classification in autonomous vehicles

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for automatic event detection and classification for autonomous vehicles. One example method includes obtaining, by one or more computing devices, vehicle data descriptive of vehicle conditions associated with an autonomous vehicle during an autonomous driving session. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275666

Autonomous mobile apparatus returning to charger to be charged, autonomous moving method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An autonomous mobile apparatus that returns to a charger to be charged, the apparatus comprises a determiner that determines whether the apparatus is able to return to the charger, a location obtainer that obtains a predetermined location, an action planner that sets a destination, and sets a route to the destination, and a movement controller that controls a drive so that the apparatus is moved along the route that is set by the action planner, wherein, when the determiner determines that the apparatus is not able to return to the charger, the action planner sets the predetermined location obtained by the location obtainer as the destination.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275662

Control of a personal transporter based on user position

An apparatus controller for prompting a rider to be positioned on a vehicle in such a manner as to reduce lateral instability due to lateral acceleration of the vehicle. The apparatus has an input for receiving specification from the rider of a desired direction of travel, and indicating means for reflecting to the rider a propitious instantaneous body orientation to enhance stability in the face of lateral acceleration. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275657

Deep learning-based autonomous vehicle control device, system including the same, and method thereof

A deep learning-based autonomous vehicle control system includes: a processor determining an autonomous driving control based on deep learning, correcting an error in determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control based on determination of an autonomous driving control based on a predetermined expert rule, and controlling an autonomous vehicle; and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing data for the determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control, data for the determination of the expert rule-based autonomous driving control, and information about the error in the determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275644

Early warning system capable of sending warning signal according to monitor data

An early warning system includes functional equipment, a first monitor unit, a second monitor unit, a calculation unit and a warning unit. The functional equipment is used to perform a functional operation. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275642

Anomaly detection system and anomaly detection method

An objective is to set an anomaly detection threshold easily and accurately. An anomaly detection system 1 includes an arithmetic device 1h101 that executes processing of learning a predictive model that predicts a behavior of a monitoring target device based on operational data on the device, processing of adjusting an anomaly score such that the anomaly score for operational data under normal operation falls within a predetermined range, the anomaly score being based on a deviation of the operational data acquired from the monitoring target device from a prediction result obtained by the predictive model, processing of detecting an anomaly or a sign of an anomaly based on the adjusted anomaly score, and processing of displaying information on at least one of the anomaly score and a result of the detection on an output device.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275629

Machine learning device and thermal displacement compensation device

A machine learning device includes: a measured data acquisition unit that acquires a measured data group; a thermal displacement acquisition unit that acquires a thermal displacement actual measured value about a machine element; a storage unit that uses the measured data group acquired by the measured data acquisition unit as input data, uses the thermal displacement actual measured value about the machine element acquired by the thermal displacement acquisition unit as a label, and stores the input data and the label in association with each other as teaching data; and a calculation formula learning unit that performs machine learning based on the measured data group and the thermal displacement actual measured value about the machine element, thereby setting a thermal displacement estimation calculation formula used for calculating the thermal displacement of the machine element based on the measured data group.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275572

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to an embodiment includes a first rotating body, a pressing unit, and an urging member. The pressing unit includes a belt, a second rotating body, a belt supporting member, and a pushing member. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275535

Detection apparatus, pattern forming apparatus, obtaining method, detection method, and article manufacturing method

A detection apparatus that detects a mark formed on a substrate is provided. The detection apparatus includes a substrate holder configured to hold the substrate, an optical system accommodated in the substrate holder, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the mark from the reverse surface side of the substrate through the optical system, and a processor configured to perform detection processing for the mark based on the image of the mark captured by the image sensor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275525

Lithographic thermal distortion compensation with the use of machine learning

Lithographic exposure tool and method for operating thereof that includes modification of the tool (assessed based on the measurements of geometrical distortions caused, in the tool, by the exposure process and used to train the exposure tool) to ensure that such geometrical distortions are reduced for any chosen exposure process. The method includes processing first data (representing distortions caused by initial exposure run(s)) to estimate second data representing distortions that would occur for another exposure run); and forming a modified exposure tool by changing at least one of a) a geometrical path is a path along which the workpiece stage is repositioned during the operation of the exposure tool; b) one or more of a presence, position, orientation, size and shape of an optical component of an optical projection sub-system of the optical system of the exposure tool; and c) a parameter of scanning synchronization of the exposure tool.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275521

Method and apparatus for pattern correction and verification

A method including providing a plurality of unit cells for a plurality of gauge patterns appearing in one or more images of one or more patterning process substrates, each unit cell representing an instance of a gauge pattern of the plurality of gauge patterns, averaging together image information of each unit cell to arrive at a synthesized representation of the gauge pattern, and determining a geometric dimension of the gauge pattern based on the synthesized representation.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275516

Sulfonium salt, resist composition, and patterning process

The present invention was accomplished by a sulfonium salt including an anion and a cation, the cation having a partial structure represented by the following general formula (1), except for a sulfonium salt having a cation represented by the following general formula (1′),. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275513

Polymer of polyimide precursor, positive type photosensitive resin composition, negative type photosensitive resin composition, patterning process, method for forming cured film, interlayer insulating film, surface protective film, and electronic parts

Wherein, x1, r1, z, a repeating number “s”, y1, rf, a repeating number “n” and “k” represent the same meanings as mentioned in the specification.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275512

Resist composition and patterning process

A resist composition comprising a base polymer and a sulfonium or iodonium salt capable of generating fluorobenzenesulfonic acid bonded to iodized benzoic acid offers a high sensitivity and minimal lwr independent of whether it is of positive or negative tone.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275509

Reducing electric charge in imprint lithography

Methods and systems for contacting a polymerizable material on a surface of a substrate with a patterning surface of a template; curing the polymerizable material in a working environment, comprising a first gas, the working environment proximate to the surface of the substrate; after introducing a second gas into the working environment, separating the patterning surface of the template and the surface of the substrate to achieve at least a particular distance between the patterning surface and the surface of the substrate; and after achieving the particular distance, introducing a third gas into the working environment, wherein, for a given pressure of the working environment, the second gas has a breakdown voltage less than that of the first gas up to the particular distance, and the third gas has a breakdown voltage less than that of the second gas at distances greater than the particular distance.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275467

Methods for manufacturing display panel and display apparatus

This application provides methods for manufacturing a display panel and a display apparatus. The method for manufacturing a display panel includes: providing a first substrate, where the first substrate includes a plurality of pixel units; forming a protective layer on the first substrate; patterning the protective layer, so that the protective layer has different thicknesses, and a plurality of transparent regions may be formed in each of the pixel units; and forming a transparent electrode layer on the patterned protective layer. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275463

Liquid crystal display device and turning film for liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a light-guiding plate disposed on a back face of the liquid crystal panel, at least one led light source along an end face of the light-guiding plate, and a turning film between the liquid crystal panel and the light-guiding plate. The turning film includes a substrate layer and a prism array on a back face of the substrate layer. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275362

Fiber drop cable assembly and method for outdoor and indoor routing

Drop cable assemblies that can be routed from an outdoor terminal directly to an indoor wall outlet without disruption, and adhered to the interior of a dwelling after removal of the drop cable jacket and utilization of a pre-applied adhesive layer are described. Additionally, telecommunications systems utilizing such assemblies, methods of routing such assemblies and methods of making such assemblies are described.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275356

Optical shuffle cable, cable assembly, and methods of making the same

An optical shuffle cable comprises a first cable section, a second cable section, and an intermediate cable section between the first and second cable sections. The first cable section includes a plurality of optical fibers formed as a plurality of first optical fiber ribbons. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275351

Connector for connecting two bare optical fibers

Optical fiber connecting devices and methods of connecting first and second optical fibers are described. The exemplary devices have a housing composed of an upper and lower housing portions, a mechanical element disposed in a cavity of the lower housing portion, the mechanical element configured to axially align and connect the bare glass portions of the first and second optical fibers; and an actuation mechanism to open and close the splice element a plurality of times, and allows the first and second optical fibers to be positioned, secured and actuated in the mechanical element at the same or different times.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275334

Liquid crystal display device and turning film for liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a light-guiding plate on a back face of the liquid crystal panel, at least one led light source along an end face of the light-guiding plate, and a turning film between the liquid crystal panel and the light-guiding plate. The turning film includes a substrate layer and a prism array on a back face of the substrate layer. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275318

Hardcoated glass-ceramic articles

According to one embodiment, there is an article including a glass-ceramic substrate having a major surface, an optical coating is disposed on the major surface and forms an appearance-enhancing surface, the optical coating including a appearance-enhancing coating, and a scratch-resistant layer. The article exhibits a hardness of 8 gpa or more, and a photopic average diffuse light reflectance measured at the appearance-enhancing surface of one of: (i) about 0.3% or less; (ii) about 0.2% or less; (iii) about 0.1% or less, over an optical wavelength regime in the range from about 400 nm to about 800 nm. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275274

High resolution lidar using multi-stage multi-phase signal modulation, integration, sampling, and analysis

The present disclosure describes techniques for implementing high resolution lidar using multiple-stage multiple-phase signal modulation, integration, sampling, and analysis technique. In one embodiment, a system includes a pulsed light source, one or more optional beam steering apparatus, an optional optical modulator, an optional imaging optics, a light detection with optional modulation capability, and a microprocessor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180275046

Camera-based photoacoustic remote sensing (c-pars)

A camera-based photoacoustic remote sensing system (c-pars) for imaging a subsurface and deep structures in a sample, has an excitation beam configured to generate ultrasonic signals in the sample at an excitation location; an interrogation beam incident on the sample at the excitation location, a portion of the interrogation beam returning from the sample that is indicative of the generated ultrasonic signals; a camera to map the returning portion of the interrogation beam over the entire field of view.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274966

Weight measuring device and the measuring method

A weight measuring device, especially a device to measure weight from which further parameters of passing vehicles such as speed, acceleration, deceleration, turning to the right and to the left, direction of movement, number and type of axles, condition of individual tires, containing at least two measuring elements (1,2) which contains at least one group (3) of measuring elements (1,2) arranged in a body (4) which is part of the road surface (11), of which at least one is a (body (4) deformation) load measuring element (1) and at least one another measuring element is arranged in the body (4) in such a manner that it is a measuring element (2) with a zero deformation load or with a deformation load different from that of the load measuring element (1). The measuring method, especially the method of measuring various parameters of passing vehicles according to which at least one (body (4) deformation) load measuring element (1) and at least one another measuring element (2) with a zero deformation load or with a deformation load different from that of the load measuring element (1) arranged in at least one group (3) transmit continuously, when the vehicle passes over, parameters of light passage for further processing in/by at least one evaluation unit where the difference of these parameters is determined.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274963

Metering nozzle for squeeze bottle

The present invention provides a metering nozzle used with a squeezable bottle for dispensing a fixed amount of fluid from the bottle. A dispensing chamber volume of the metering nozzle may be adjusted to adjust the volume of fluid dispensed from the bottle. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274902

Confocal displacement sensor

To provide a confocal displacement sensor capable of reducing a measurement error. Light having a plurality of wavelengths is emitted by a light processing section 120. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274435

Turbine de-swirl elements

A turbocharger including a turbocharger housing, a rotor and a heat shroud. The turbocharger housing includes a turbine housing affixed to a bearing housing. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274377

Blockage-resistant vane impingement tubes and turbine nozzles containing the same

Vane impingement tubes having blockage deterrent features are provided, as turbine nozzles containing blockage-resistant vane impingement tubes. In an embodiment, the turbine nozzle includes inner and outer annular endwalls, and turbine nozzle vanes arranged in an annular array between the outer and inner annular endwalls. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274263

Cam lock

A cam lock according to the invention has a lock cylinder and a cam part connected to the lock cylinder. The cam part is turnable from a lock position to an open position when turning a key placed in the lock cylinder. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274206

Construction machine

An object is to suppress erroneous determination of a lower travelling body as an obstacle even when a turn angle is changed and to detect an obstacle being present in the vicinity of the lower travelling body. The control section 41 determines a monitoring region r, a region in which an obstacle is to be monitored, the monitoring region r not including the lower travelling body 10. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274191

Breakwater construction blocks having improved stability against over-turning and pulling-out when struck by natural forces

A breakwater construction block design produced with various degrees of stability by reducing the height of the rear leg portions of the blocks, to increase the batter, which automatically provides an increase in the stability of the works. The breakwater construction block provides a significantly higher stability factor against over-turning, or pullout, when compared against the cylinder and upright rectangular blocks now in conventional use. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180274026

Selective surface patterning via nanoimprinting

Substrates comprising dual functional polymer layered surfaces and the preparation thereof by using uv nano-imprinting processes are disclosed. The substrates can be used as flow cells, nanofluidic or microfluidic devices for biological molecules analysis.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273727

Halogen-free flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer composition and product and flame retardant package thereof

A halogen-free flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer composition and product and flame retardant package thereof comprised thermoplastic polyurethane and halogen-free flame retardant package. The halogen-free flame retardant comprises inorganic phosphorus-based flame retardant and can further comprise expandable graphite, melamine or derivatives thereof and organic phosphorus-based flame retardant. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273419

Near infrared shielding and laser-resistant window

Near-infrared shielding includes a glass material. The shielding provides transmittance at wavelengths between 390 to 700 nm, but near infrared absorbing species are distributed throughout the glass material and the shielding blocks light in the near infrared range. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273418

Systems and methods for measuring the temperature of glass during tube conversion

A system for producing articles from glass tube includes a converter having a base with a plurality of processing stations and a turret moveable relative to the base. The turret indexes a plurality of holders for holding the glass tubes successively through the processing stations. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273416

Glass melting system and method for increased homogeneity

An apparatus and method for producing a glass article includes a melting vessel, a fining vessel located downstream from the melting vessel, and a bubbling vessel that is downstream from the melting vessel and upstream from the fining vessel. The fining vessel may include at least a first zone and a second zone downstream from the first zone, wherein the average temperature of the first zone is higher than the average temperature of the second zone.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273346

Risk-aware management of elevator operations

Embodiments of the invention are directed to computer-implemented methods, computer systems, and computer program products for operating an elevator car. The method includes receiving first inputs from one or more sensors. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273197

Hybrid auxiliary power unit for aircraft

An auxiliary power unit (apu) for aircraft is provided. The apu includes one or more battery modules for storing electrical power and an integrated controller adapted to operate the one or more battery modules for electrically powering aircraft subsystems for preflight readiness. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273086

Steering control method for vehicles

A steering control method for a vehicle, may include determining, by a controller, whether or not a vehicle is in a high-speed turning driving condition based on factors reflecting a driving state of the vehicle; determining, by the controller, whether or not a rapid acceleration is occurring in the vehicle when the controller determines that the vehicle is in the high-speed turning driving condition; and providing, by the controller, restoration compensation torque to a steering restoration direction of the vehicle by use of a steering motor when the controller determines that the rapid acceleration is occurring.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273069

System and method for controlling a level crossing

Controlling a level crossing includes one or more transceivers located in proximity of a level crossing area on a first side of a railway track; corresponding passive reflective targets located in proximity of the level crossing area on a second side of the railway track opposite to the first side where each transceiver is located and a control unit connected to each transceiver. Each target is arranged to receive rf signals coming from each transceiver and to send back corresponding reflected signals. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273067

System and method for controlling a level crossing

A system for controlling a level crossing between a railway track and a road, the system comprising a first couple of transmitters and a second couple of transmitters in proximity of a level crossing area; a first couple of receivers and a second couple of receivers opposite to the transmitters with respect to the railway track, the first couple of transmitters and receivers located on a first side of the road and the second couple of transmitters and receivers located opposite to the first side, a control unit sending and receiving signals from said transmitters and receivers, wherein each couple of transmitters transmits a first beam from a first transmitter towards a corresponding first receiver, and a second beam from a second transmitter towards an opposite second receiver, the control unit activates sending at least one second beam and sends a warning message and/or close bars of the level crossing upon interruption of at least one first beam due to the presence of the train on the railway track.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273062

System and method for controlling a level crossing

A system for controlling a level crossing comprising one or more transceivers located in proximity of a level crossing area on a first side of a railway track; one or more corresponding passive reflective targets located in proximity of the level crossing area on a second side opposite to the first side where each transceiver is located; a control unit connected to each transceiver; wherein each target receives rf signals coming from each transceiver and sends back corresponding reflected signals; each transceiver is arranged to elaborate said reflected signals so as to calculate predetermined parameters values; the control unit acquires said parameters values from each transceiver and elaborates them so as to detect the presence of a train in an area around the level crossing area and, in case of presence of said train, to send a warning message and/or close bars of the level crossing.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273051

Controller and method of setting an intervention zone in a lane departure warning system

A controller for a driver assistance system on a host vehicle comprises an input for receiving a video signal; an input for receiving a signal indicative of an obstacle; an alert output for transmitting an alert; and control logic. The control logic is capable of identifying a lane marker in the video signal; setting a first zone with respect to the lane marker; receiving a signal indicative of an obstacle; setting a second zone with respect to the lane marker in response to the obstacle; and transmitting an alert at the alert output in response to the host vehicle entering the second zone.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180273036

Selective disabling of deceleration area learning

A vehicle can be configured to learn deceleration areas by acquiring vehicle deceleration data for deceleration areas encountered by the vehicle. However, there may be certain instances in which it may not be beneficial to acquire deceleration data for use in learning the deceleration area. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272947

Automobile or vehicle proximity sensor and warning display mounted on outside rear view mirror

The automobile proximity sensor and warning display is mounted on an outside rear view mirror of a vehicle. A flat base plate, adhered to the outside mirror, coacts with a removable body on a front side of the base. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272831

Method and apparatus for determining information concerning a particle load in an airflow flowing into a vehicle interior

A method is specified for determining information concerning a particle load of an airflow flowing into a vehicle interior. That method includes determining the initial mass of a filter at the start of a time interval, by means of strain gauges, passing an airflow through the filter for a time interval, determining the end mass of the filter at the end of the time interval, by means of strain gauges, ascertaining the mass difference between the end mass and the initial mass of the filter and outputting of information, based on the ascertained mass difference, concerning the particle load of the airflow. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272659

Modular wall panels and planar structures

A modular glass panel comprising a glass structure having at least one thin glass sheet having a thickness ranging from about 0.5 mm to about 2.0 mm, a backing frame positioned adjacent the glass structure and situated along the perimeter of the glass structure, and a polymer layer intermediate the glass structure and backing frame to adhere the glass structure together with the backing frame. The glass structure can further comprise the at least one thin glass sheet and a second glass sheet having a polymer interlayer therebetween. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272529

Apparatus and methods for haptic training of robots

Robotic devices may be trained by a trainer guiding the robot along a target trajectory using physical contact with the robot. The robot may comprise an adaptive controller configured to generate control commands based on one or more of the trainer input, sensory input, and/or performance measure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272229

Game for amusement and teaching

An educational board-type game for a plurality of players has world currency as the primary subject matter. The object of the game is to travel the world and earn back the travel expense in 90 days. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272183

Conveyor chain for a stepmill

A conveyor chain which is designed to be used on a stepmill to form into steps on the side interacting with a user, but which can fold into a generally flat configuration when returning to the top of the tread. Each step is designed to be formed of four generally identical segments where both the segments forming the tread and kickplate can fold relative to each other and each of the tread and kickplate can fold at a midpoint between two segments.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272146

Defibrillator warning of sync mode setting after delivery of shock

An external defibrillator can have a synchronous shock operating mode and an asynchronous shock operating mode and include a controller to set the defibrillator in the synchronous shock operating mode or the asynchronous shock operating mode. The defibrillator can also include a shock module to cause the defibrillator to deliver shock therapy to the patient according to the operating mode of the defibrillator, and a prompt module to transmit a prompt, after delivery of the shock therapy, that includes the operating mode of the defibrillator.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272083

System and method for vaporizing substances for inhalation

Embodiments are directed to a portable vaporization device whereby the vaporization device extracts active compounds from various liquids, fluids, oils, and waxes for inhalation and may heat up any desired amount of a vaporizable substance. The vaporization device has a button that ignites the liquefied gas to produce a flame. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272048

Antibacterial medical implant surface

Aspects include methods of fabricating antibacterial surfaces for medical implant devices including patterning a photoresist layer on a silicon substrate and etching the silicon to generate a plurality of nanopillars. Aspects also include removing the photoresist layer from the structure and coating the plurality of nanopillars with a biocompatible film. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272047

Antibacterial medical implant surface

Aspects include methods of fabricating antibacterial surfaces for medical implant devices including patterning a photoresist layer on a silicon substrate and etching the silicon to generate a plurality of nanopillars. Aspects also include removing the photoresist layer from the structure and coating the plurality of nanopillars with a biocompatible film. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272046

Antibacterial medical implant surface

Aspects include methods of fabricating antibacterial surfaces for medical implant devices including patterning a photoresist layer on a silicon substrate and etching the silicon to generate a plurality of nanopillars. Aspects also include removing the photoresist layer from the structure and coating the plurality of nanopillars with a biocompatible film. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180272045

Antibacterial medical implant surface

Aspects include methods of fabricating antibacterial surfaces for medical implant devices including patterning a photoresist layer on a silicon substrate and etching the silicon to generate a plurality of nanopillars. Aspects also include removing the photoresist layer from the structure and coating the plurality of nanopillars with a biocompatible film. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271916

Treatment of diseases and conditions caused by increased vascular permeability

The invention is directed to methods for the treatment of diseases and conditions caused by increased vascular permeability. The invention is also directed to methods for returning vascular permeability that is a symptom of a disease or condition to a homeostatic state. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271474

Medical imaging device analyzing system

A medical imaging device analyzing system, including: a medical imaging device which is provided in a facility of a client; and an analyzing device which collects one or a combination of device identification setting information, device status information and client's operation data concerning the medical imaging device from the medical imaging device, analyzes a problem in operation concerning the medical imaging device of the client based on the device identification setting information, the device status information or the client's operation data which are collected, and outputs an analysis result to the medical imaging device.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271462

Radiation image capturing apparatus

A radiation image capturing apparatus maintains previous image capturing position data stored in an image capturing position data storage unit 15 of a control unit 13 when a setting of a reference position of a long-length imaging region and the number of images to be captured are not changed. On the other hand, the radiation image capturing apparatus clears the previous image capturing position data stored in the image capturing position data storage unit 15 of the control unit 13 when either a setting of a reference position of a long-length imaging region or the number of images to be captured is changed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271460

System for synthetic display of multi-modality data

A computer-implemented method for providing a multi-modality visualization of a patient includes receiving one or more image datasets. Each image dataset corresponds to a distinct image modality. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271435

Learning sleep stages from radio signals

A method for tracking a sleep stage of a subject takes as input a sequence of observations sensed over an observation time period. The sequence of observation values is processed to yield a corresponding sequence of encoded observations using a first artificial neural network (ann) and the sequence of encoded observation values is processed to yield a sequence of sleep stage indicators using a second artificial network. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271389

Detection and monitoring of atrial fibrillation

A real-time arrhythmia discrimination method is used in smartphones, which can discriminate between nsr, af, pacs and pvcs using pulsatile time series collected from a smartphone's camera. To increase the sensitivity of af detection and add the new capabilities of pvc and pac identification, the arrhythmia discrimination method of these teachings combines root mean square of successive rr differences (rmssd), shannon entropy (she) and turning point ratio (tpr), with the poincare plot, and utilizes the features of pulse rise/fall time and amplitude for arrhythmia discrimination.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271293

Adjustable chair support system

An adjustable chair support system includes a first seat back support member spaced from a second seat back support member, and a seat back tensioning assembly that extends between the first and second seat back support members. The seat back tensioning assembly includes a carrier coupled to the first seat back support member, the carrier including an adjustable tension member and a first guide member, a pair of second guide members coupled to the second seat back support member, and a cable extending from the adjustable tension member into engagement with one of the pair of second guide members, with the first guide member, with the other of the pair of second guide members, and then returning to the adjustable tension member.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271051

Livestock bedding groomer

The bedding groomer comprises a frame attachable to an ag vehicle such as a skid loader or tractor for movement down the alley of a free stall barn. Pivotally supported on the frame is an elongate shroud that can be moved from a raised travel position to a lowered, laterally extending working position by a hydraulic cylinder. ... Corning Incorporated

09/27/18 / #20180271015

Combine harvester including machine feedback control

A combine harvester (combine) includes any number of components to harvest plants as the combine travels through a plant field. The components take actions to harvest plants or facilitate harvesting plants. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270926

Led control device and control method of led control device

. . In an led control device, a first integration circuit changes a first reference signal to be different from a second reference signal in one cycle of a first light controlling signal, and a first control unit controls a first switching element by means of a first control signal gate1 at a first operational frequency for turning on and off a first switching element, the first operational frequency being different from a second operational frequency for turning on and off a second switching element, in one cycle of a first light controlling signal.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270905

Method for managing available communication resource in a communication network and node for a communication network

Method for managing available communication resources in a communication network and node (100, 200) for a communication network the invention concerns a method for managing signaling duties in a communication network and a node for a communication network, the node comprising a resource management. The method comprises using at least one signaling duty concerning a requested service for allocating corresponding communication resource of one of the nodes (200), the signaling duty being assigned to a different, further node (100) and the one node (200) being capable for at least partly providing the service. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270793

Wireless communication system, communication control method, radio base station, radio terminal, and storage medium

Even when a radio terminal cannot receive contents data from a serving base station, the radio terminal can receive the contents data from other base station. A wireless communication system includes a radio terminal, a serving radio base station to which the radio terminal serves, and a non-serving radio base station to which the radio terminal does not serve. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270667

Systems, devices, and methods for access control and identification of user devices

Disclosed systems and methods provide access control and/or identification of user devices. A method may include receiving, by a processor circuit on a user's mobile device, a first user-profile including one or more first access rules governing the user's access rights to a point-of-entry device during non-emergency situations. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270530

Method and apparatus for automatically turning off video playback

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for automatically turned off video playing, including the steps of monitoring whether there is a viewer before a screen during the playing of a video file; if monitoring that there is no viewer before the screen within a first time threshold, then pausing the now-playing video file playing; and determining whether the paused video file is resumed to play within a second time threshold; if yes, continuing to monitor whether there is a viewer before the screen; if no, turning off the video playing. Thereby, method and apparatus for automatically turned off video playing settled a problem of the video playing continues to play a media playing application when the viewer unconsciously falls asleep.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270517

Decoupled playback of media content streams

A technique is described herein for decoupling the playback of media content streams that compose a media item. In one implementation, the technique involves: in a synchronized state, presenting a stream of first media content (such as audio content) in synchronization with a stream of second media content (such as video content); detecting a desynchronization event; in response to the desynchronization event, transitioning from the synchronized state to a desynchronized state by changing (e.g., slowing) a rate at which the stream of second media content is presented, relative to the stream of first media content; detecting a resynchronization-initiation event; and, in response to the resynchronization-initiation event, returning to the synchronized state by providing a compressed presentation of the stream of second media content. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270433

Radiation image capturing apparatus

A radiation image capturing apparatus includes: scanning lines and signal lines; radiation detection elements; a scan driver switching a switching element of the radiation detection elements between on and off; and a readout ic incorporating readout circuits reading, as image data, electric charges from each radiation detection element, the readout circuit including: an integrating circuit outputting a voltage value corresponding to the electric charges; a reset switch resetting the integrating circuit; a first sample-and-hold circuit holding, as a reference value, the voltage value before the electric charges flow; a second sample-and-hold circuit holding, as a signal value, the voltage value after the electric charges flow; and a difference circuit outputting difference between the signal value and the reference value, the radiation image capturing apparatus further including a mechanism changing the voltage value from completion of the resetting and turning off of the reset switch until holding of the reference value.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270277

Automatic ad-hoc multimedia conference generator

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including steps of determining, by a processing system including a processor, a topic in a social media stream, offering, by the processing system, a conference concerning the topic, wherein said offer is made in the social media stream, receiving, by the processing system, acceptances to participate in the conference, and hosting, by the processing system, the conference. Other embodiments are disclosed.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270263

Security system using automatic and scalable log pattern learning in security log analysis

A security system using automatic and scalable log pattern learning in security log analysis is provided. The security system includes one or more management services configured to generate security logs, and a security log analysis service operatively coupled to the one or more management services. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270262

Automatic and scalable log pattern learning in security log analysis

A method for implementing automatic and scalable log pattern learning in security log analysis is provided. The method includes collecting security logs generated by a computer system. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270260

Method and a system for facilitating network security

The method and system of present disclosure relate to facilitating network security. The method includes configuring a network comprising plurality of devices which are provided with sensors for detecting security threats. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270126

Communication network quality of experience extrapolation and diagnosis

A set of key performance indicators (kpis) is calculated for a first set of user devices based on device performance data of the first set of more user devices or network performance data of a communication network that provides communication services to the first set of user devices. The device performance data has at least one of temporal or geographical commonality with the network performance data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270113

Intelligent sfc (isfc) - cognitive policy instantiation in sfc environments

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives traffic sent via a service function chain (sfc). The device models one or more behavioral characteristics of the traffic using a machine learning-based service function in the sfc. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180270003

Frequency independent isolation of duplexed ports in distributed antenna systems (dass), and related devices and methods

Frequency independent isolation of duplexed ports in distributed antenna systems (dass) is disclosed. Instead of providing a duplexer in a das that provides frequency dependent separation between downlink and uplink communications signals, an isolation circuit is provided. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269975

Combining uplink radio frequency (rf) communications signals in a remote unit in a wireless distribution system (wds) using a differential mixer

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to combining uplink radio frequency (rf) communications signals in a remote unit in a wireless distribution system (wds) using a differential mixer. A remote unit in a wds receives a first uplink rf communications signal(s) and a second uplink rf communications signal(s). ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269923

Communication circuit enabling optimal synchronization for self-interference cancellation (sic) in a wireless communications system (wcs)

A communication circuit in a wireless communications system (wcs) is provided. The wcs employs self-interference cancellation (sic) circuitry to suppress an interference signal(s) associated with an uplink communications signal(s) in a target uplink band(s). ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269750

Ac power generator

This invention is concerning a rectifying device in an ac power generator, the rectifying device including a broken-ring-shaped heat sink supporting a rectifying element and cooling the rectifying element and a circuit board holding the heat sink. The circuit board includes an engaging projection. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269626

Connector and connector assembly

A connector comprises a first housing, a cam member, and an operation lever. The first housing has a mating portion configured to mate with a second housing of a second connector. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269412

Placement of carbon nanotube guided by dsa patterning

In one aspect, a method for placing carbon nanotubes on a dielectric includes: using dsa of a block copolymer to create a pattern in the placement guide layer on the dielectric which includes multiple trenches in the placement guide layer, wherein there is a first charge on sidewall and top surfaces of the trenches and a second charge on bottom surfaces of the trenches, and wherein the first charge is different from the second charge; and depositing a carbon nanotube solution onto the dielectric, wherein self-assembly of the deposited carbon nanotubes within the trenches occurs based on i) attractive forces between the first charge on the surfaces of the carbon nanotubes and the second charge on the bottom surfaces of the trenches and ii) repulsive forces between the first charge on the surfaces of the carbon nanotubes and the first charge on sidewall and top surfaces of the trenches.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269383

Prevention of switching of spins in magnetic tunnel junctions by on-chip parasitic magnetic shield

Techniques for preventing switching of spins in a magnetic tunnel junction by stray magnetic fields using a thin film magnetic shield are provided. In one aspect, a method of forming a magnetic tunnel junction includes: forming a stack on a substrate, having a first magnetic layer, a tunnel barrier, and a second magnetic layer; etching the stack to partially pattern the magnetic tunnel junction in the stack, wherein the etching includes patterning the magnetic tunnel junction through the second magnetic layer, the tunnel barrier, and partway through the first magnetic layer; depositing a first spacer and a magnetic shield film onto the partially patterned magnetic tunnel junction; etching back the magnetic shield film and first spacer; complete etching of the magnetic tunnel junction through the first magnetic layer to form a fully patterned magnetic tunnel junction; and depositing a second spacer onto the fully patterned magnetic tunnel junction.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269380

Electrical contact structure and methods for forming the same

An electrical contact structure and a method for forming the electrical contact structure are provided. The method includes forming a thin film material layer on a substrate, forming a first barrier layer on the thin film material layer and forming a metal layer on the first barrier layer. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269326

Replacement metal gate structures

Replacement metal gate structures with improved chamfered workfunction metal and self-aligned contact and methods of manufacture are provided. The method includes forming a replacement metal gate structure in a dielectric material. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269309

Replacement metal gate structures

Replacement metal gate structures with improved chamfered workfunction metal and self-aligned contact and methods of manufacture are provided. The method includes forming a replacement metal gate structure in a dielectric material. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269201

Intra-metal capacitor and method of forming the same

A method of forming a capacitor includes the following steps. First, a substrate is provided. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269111

Transistor channel

A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes providing a first wafer comprising a substrate and a first semiconductor material layer, bonding the first wafer to a second wafer, the second wafer comprising a sacrificial layer and a second semiconductor material layer, removing the sacrificial layer, patterning the bonded wafers to create a first structure and a second structure, removing the second semiconductor material from the first structure, forming a first type of transistor in the first semiconductor material of the first structure, and forming a second type of transistor in the second semiconductor material of the second structure.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180269068

Method of processing wafer

A method of processing a wafer includes a plasma etching step of supplying an etching gas in a plasma state to the wafer to remove processing strains, debris, or modified layers. The plasma etching step includes turning an etching gas into a plasma state outside of a vacuum chamber which houses the wafer therein and delivering the etching gas in the plasma state into the vacuum chamber through a supply nozzle connected to the vacuum chamber.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268993

Wireless charging device for an electronic device

A method of making a wireless charging device for an electronic device includes printing a decoration layer on a surface of a glass or glass-ceramic substrate using a non-conductive ink. A coil is printed on the decoration layer, and an electromagnetic interference absorber layer is applied over the printed coil.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268953

Electrically isolating polymer composition

An electrode coating composition that includes at least one crosslinkable monomer; at least one hydrophobic monomer; and at least one dielectric constant enhancing agent selected from dielectric enhancing monomers, ferroelectric particulates, and electroactive polymers. Coatings including the polymer of compositions, and articles including electrically isolating layers are also disclosed.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268943

Black box warning notification system and method

A black box warning notification system and method. The system includes a processor, a database comprising a non-transitory computer readable medium, and a logic stored in the non-transitory computer readable medium that, when executed by the processor, causes the system to perform a method. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268929

Closed enclosure with probe for identifying contents of enclosure

An automatic data collection system tracks articles by providing a robust electromagnetic (em) field within an enclosure in which the articles are stored. Respective data carriers, such as rfid tags, attached to each article respond to the electromagnetic field by transmitting data identified with each article. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268907

Nonvolatile memory device and program method of the same

A program method of a nonvolatile memory device that performs a plurality of program loops is provided. At least one of the plurality of program loops includes dividing a channel of a selected cell string into a first side channel and a second side channel during a first interval and a second interval, turning off a string selection transistor of the selected cell string by applying a string select line voltage of a first level during the first interval, and boosting a first voltage of the first side channel and a second voltage of the second side channel, and turning on the string selection transistor by applying the string select line voltage of a second level different from the first level during the second interval, and performing a hot carrier injection (hci) program operation on a selected memory cell corresponding to the first side channel or the second side channel.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268862

Data storage library with interior access regulation

A data storage library system includes at least one data storage library comprising at least one library frame and at least one environmental conditioning unit, the at least one environmental conditioning unit configured to control one or more environmental conditions within the at least one library frame. The system further includes at least one access door for providing access to an interior portion of the data storage library, a library controller, and at least one warning indicator associated with the data storage library and in electronic communication with the library controller. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268737

System and method to teach and evaluate image grading performance using prior learned expert knowledge base

A learning sub-system models search patterns of multiple experts in analyzing an image using a recurrent neural network (rnn) architecture, creates a knowledge base that models expert knowledge. A teaching sub-system teaches the search pattern captured by the rnn model and presents to a learning user the information for analyzing an image. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268736

Communication tone coach

An approach is provided that provides a communication tone coach. The approach may obtain communication information regarding a communication between a first entity and a second entity while the communication may be ongoing. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268734

Communication tone coach

An approach is provided that provides a communication tone coach. The approach may obtain communication information regarding a communication between a first entity and a second entity while the communication may be ongoing. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268733

System and method to teach and evaluate image grading performance using prior learned expert knowledge base

A learning sub-system models search patterns of multiple experts in analyzing an image using a recurrent neural network (rnn) architecture, creates a knowledge base that models expert knowledge. A teaching sub-system teaches the search pattern captured by the rnn model and presents to a learning user the information for analyzing an image. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268731

Musical modification method

A method for producing modified music can be for facilitating playing of a musical instrument and/or facilitate learning of a song. Such methods can include several computer implemented steps which can be some or all of the following steps; digitally obtaining original note data about a song and/or original audio data of the song, creating modified note data for a musical instrument, synchronizing audio data of the song to the modified note data, and presenting the modified note data to a user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268728

Adaptive language learning

A method for adaptive language learning comprises receiving, by a processor, a response from a user in response to a first prompt. The first prompt is intended to test one or more language skills of the user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268727

Personalized mastery learning platforms, systems, media, and methods

Disclosed herein are systems, media, methods, and platforms for providing personalized mastery learning utilizing: a knowledge map; a plurality of learning activities, each learning activity comprising dynamically variable scaffolding, feedback, and content; a learning activity selection module selecting one or more learning activities for the learner; and a learning activity modification module dynamically varying one or more of the scaffolding, feedback, and content of at least one selected learning activity based on performance of the learner.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268702

Collision avoidance device

A collision avoidance device includes an electronic control unit configured to: calculate a deflection angle that is a change angle of a direction of a host vehicle turning in a direction of a blinker in a turn-on state based on a direction of the host vehicle when the host vehicle switches the blinker into the turn-on state; and execute a collision avoidance control for avoiding a collision between the host vehicle and an obstacle in a case where the electronic control unit determines that there is a collision possibility between the host vehicle and the obstacle based on a path of the host vehicle on an intersection and a position of the obstacle, wherein the electronic control unit is configured not to execute the collision avoidance control when the deflection angle is equal to or greater than a deflection angle threshold.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268701

Vehicle display system and method of controlling vehicle display system

A vehicle display system includes a display device, a determiner, and a display controller. The display device is mounted on a vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268676

Global emergency and disaster transmission

Disclosed is a system and method for disaster warning recovery including a power modulator. A location is determined for an area affected by an emergency event. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268648

Card-centered abnormality detection system using camera and shoe

Conventional systems have a problem that, after drawing cards onto a table in a baccarat game, if a dealer makes a mistake in dealing cards to the player side and the banker side or in passing cards to game participants after dealing, the mistake cannot be detected. An abnormality detection system according to the present invention can detect an abnormality or cheating and issue a warning or stop the abnormality or cheating based on an image analysis result from an image analyzing device 12 when, after drawing cards onto a table in a baccarat game, a dealer makes a mistake in dealing cards to the player side and the banker side or in passing cards to customers after dealing, for example.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268584

Weight initialization for machine learning models

In one respect, there is provided a system that may include a processor and a memory. The memory may be configured to store instructions that results in operations when executed by the processor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268535

Utilizing deep learning to rate attributes of digital images

Systems and methods are disclosed for estimating aesthetic quality of digital images using deep learning. In particular, the disclosed systems and methods describe training a neural network to generate an aesthetic quality score digital images. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268533

Digital image defect identification and correction

Digital image defect identification and correction techniques are described. In one example, a digital medium environment is configured to identify and correct a digital image defect through identification of a defect in a digital image using machine learning. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268526

Denoising medical images by learning sparse image representations with a deep unfolding approach using scan specific metadata

The present embodiments relate to denoising medical images. By way of introduction, the present embodiments described below include apparatuses and methods for machine learning sparse image representations with deep unfolding and deploying the machine learnt network to denoise medical images. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268459

Portable terminal for confirming a commodity purchase history

A portable terminal according to an embodiment confirms a commodity purchase history. A storage device stores purchase history data including an identification code of commodities previously purchased, and an exclusion condition for which a commodity is excluded from confirming the commodity purchase history. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268448

System and methods of an expense management system based upon business document analysis

The disclosure herein relates to business content analysis. In particular, the disclosure relates to systems and methods of an expense management system operable to perform automatic business documents' content analysis for generating business reports associated with automated value added tax (vat) reclaim, travel and expenses (t&e) management, import/export management and the like. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268429

System and method for generating an optimum price for a commodity

A system for generating an optimum price for a plurality of commodities is provided. The system includes an insight module configured to enumerate a plurality of components that contribute to the pricing model. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268410

System and method of software-imitated user transactions using machine learning

Systems and methods for detecting fraudulent activity in user transactions. An exemplary method includes collecting user behavior data during the user's interaction via an input device with one or more groups of elements of a graphical interface of an application on a computing device; calculating, by a processor, an anomalous user behavior coefficient for each group of elements of the graphical interface based on the collected user behavior data; detecting, by the processor, a fraudulent activity when a combination of anomalous user behavior coefficients exceeds a predetermined threshold value; and in response to detecting a fraudulent activity, blocking, by the processor, the interaction of the user with the application.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268355

System and method for management of perpetual inventory values associated with nil picks

An electronic indication of a nil pick is received. Item information associated with the desired product, sales data concerning the desired product, supply chain information associated with the desired product, and a perpetual inventory (pi) value of the desired product are stored. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268332

Customizable weather analysis system of user-specified notification thresholds

A system and method for outputting weather data associated with a user-specified location based on a user-specified weather inquiry, including weather data output based on user-specified weather conditions, locations output based on a user-specified weather inquiry, notifications output regarding weather-related warnings, and notifications output based on weather-related notification thresholds.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268320

Machine learning models in location based episode prediction

The disclosed embodiments include a method performed by server computer(s). The method includes obtaining private healthcare insurance claims data and public healthcare procedure code data from one or more data source(s), generating a model based the training data, and determining a multiplier for each of the many facilities based on the model. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268319

Mixed-initiative machine learning systems and methods for determining segmentations

A computer system can perform a semi-supervised machine learning processes to cluster a plurality of entities within a population based on their features and associated labels. The computer system can generate visualization data representing the clusters of entities and associated labels for displaying on a user interface. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268312

Method and system for incrementally learning log patterns on heterogeneous logs

Systems and methods for enabling automated log analysis with controllable resource requirements are provided. A training set for log pattern learning is generated based on heterogeneous logs generated by a computer system. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268299

System for refining cognitive insights using cognitive graph vectors

A method, system and computer-usable medium for using cognitive graph vectors to refine cognitive insights comprising storing data from a plurality of data sources within a cognitive graph via a cognitive inference and learning system; associating a first set of the data within the cognitive graph with a first cognitive graph vector of a plurality of cognitive graph vectors via the cognitive inference and learning system; associating a second set of the data within the cognitive graph with a second cognitive graph vector of the plurality of cognitive graph vectors via the cognitive inference and learning system; processing the data from the plurality of data sources to provide cognitive insights via the cognitive inference and learning system; and refining the cognitive insights based upon a limitation relating to one of the plurality of cognitive graph vectors via the cognitive inference and learning system.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268296

Machine learning-based network model building method and apparatus

A method and an apparatus to build a machine learning based network model are described. For example, processing circuitry of an information processing apparatus obtains a data processing procedure of a first network model and a reference dataset that is generated by the first network model in the data processing procedure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268295

Risk evaluation method, computer-readable recording medium, and information processing apparatus

A risk evaluation method is disclosed. A machine learning is conducted by using a neural network by inputting training data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268294

Unsupervised, supervised and reinforced learning via spiking computation

The present invention relates to unsupervised, supervised and reinforced learning via spiking computation. The neural network comprises a plurality of neural modules. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268293

Analysis-data analyzing device and analysis-data analyzing method

Using training data, machine learning is performed to construct a learning model which is a non-linear function for discrimination or regression analysis (s2). A degree of contribution of each input dimension is calculated from a partial differential value of that function. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268292

Learning efficient object detection models with knowledge distillation

A computer-implemented method executed by at least one processor for training fast models for real-time object detection with knowledge transfer is presented. The method includes employing a faster region-based convolutional neural network (r-cnn) as an objection detection framework for performing the real-time object detection, inputting a plurality of images into the faster r-cnn, and training the faster r-cnn by learning a student model from a teacher model by employing a weighted cross-entropy loss layer for classification accounting for an imbalance between background classes and object classes, employing a boundary loss layer to enable transfer of knowledge of bounding box regression from the teacher model to the student model, and employing a confidence-weighted binary activation loss layer to train intermediate layers of the student model to achieve similar distribution of neurons as achieved by the teacher model.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268289

Method and system for training a digital computational learning system

Techniques for a fixed-point back propagation implementation with advantages in speed, memory usage, and precision as compared with a floating-point implementation have hitherto been elusive. An example embodiment of a 16-bit fixed-point back propagation method that achieves a same accuracy as a double-precision, floating-point implementation, as measured by a word-error-rate (wer) of an acoustic adaptation application using one hour of audio data is disclosed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268266

Surveillance system for recognition in unlabeled videos with domain adversarial learning and knowledge distillation

A surveillance system is provided that includes a device configured to capture a video sequence, formed from a set of unlabeled testing video frames, of a target area. The surveillance system further includes a processor configured to pre-train a recognition engine formed from a reference set of cnns on a still image domain that includes labeled training still image frames. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268265

Recognition in unlabeled videos with domain adversarial learning and knowledge distillation

An object recognition system is provided that includes a device configured to capture a video sequence formed from unlabeled testing video frames. The system includes a processor configured to pre-train a recognition engine formed from a reference set of cnns on a still image domain that includes labeled training still image frames. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268262

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device include: a first data acquirer that acquires first observational data; a second data acquirer that acquires second observational data; and a processor that performs machine learning by semi-supervised learning to output an emotion of a person as a latent factor using training data of the first observational data and the second observational data, and that infers and outputs the emotion from at least one of the first observational data and the second observational data using a trained model.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268258

Automated decision making using staged machine learning

Techniques are described for using artificial intelligence (i.e., machine learning) to identify a system problem. Multiple machine learning stages, or models, are used to better categorize inputs and more quickly derive a reliable solution. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268257

Surface defect detection

A method is provided of forming a neural network for detecting surface defects in aircraft engine components. The method includes: providing (i) a pre-trained deep learning network and (ii) a learning machine network; providing a set of pixelated training images of aircraft engine components exhibiting examples of different classes of surface defect; training the trainable weights of the learning machine network on the set of training images.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268255

Training machine learning models

In one respect, there is provided a system that may include a processor and a memory. The memory may be configured to store instructions that results in operations when executed by the processor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268254

Frequency-based projection segmentation

A method for segmenting a projected pattern in an image recorded by a camera includes recording, by a camera in a learning phase, a multiplicity of images produced by virtue of a light source projecting the pattern from a plurality of different angles onto a projection surface in a clean room, wherein the projection surface has a plurality of respectively different distances from the light source for each angle; transforming the multiplicity of images into a frequency domain representation; obtaining a value range of occurring frequencies from the frequency domain representation of the multiplicity of images; and masking, in an application phase, frequencies other than the frequencies lying in the value range in a frequency domain representation of the image recorded by the camera, wherein a difference image produced in this manner is transformed back from the frequency domain representation.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268244

System and method for deep labeling

An apparatus for contextual execution comprises a processor, and a memory containing instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the apparatus to receive, from a user terminal, a control input associated with an intent, obtain location data associated with a location of the user terminal, and determine a scored set of execution options associated with the control input. Further, the instructions, when executed by the processor cause the apparatus to obtain a contextual label associated with the location data, the label determined based on the application of one or more adapted pretrained deep learning models to the location data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268234

Object detection and recognition apparatus based on cnn based integrated circuits

A deep learning object detection and recognition system contains a number of cellular neural networks (cnn) based integrated circuits (ics) operatively coupling together via the network bus. The system is configured for detecting and then recognizing one or more objects out of a two-dimensional (2-d) imagery data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268222

Action recognition system for action recognition in unlabeled videos with domain adversarial learning and knowledge distillation

An action recognition system is provided that includes a device configured to capture a video sequence formed from a set of unlabeled testing video frames. The system further includes a processor configured to pre-train a recognition engine formed from a reference set of cnns on a still image domain that includes labeled training still image frames. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268207

Method for automatic facial impression transformation, recording medium and device for performing the method

A method for automatic facial impression transformation includes extracting landmark points for elements of a target face whose facial impression is to be transformed as well as distance vectors respectively representing distances of the landmark points, comparing the distance vectors to select a learning data set similar to the target face from a database, extracting landmark points and distance vectors from the learning data set, transforming a local feature of the target face based on the landmark points of the learning data set and score data for a facial impression, and transforming a global feature of the target face based on the distance vectors of the learning data set and the score data for the facial impression. Accordingly, a facial impression may be transformed in various ways while keeping an identity of a corresponding person.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268203

Face recognition system for face recognition in unlabeled videos with domain adversarial learning and knowledge distillation

A face recognition system is provided that includes a device configured to capture a video sequence formed from a set of unlabeled testing video frames. The system includes a processor configured to pre-train a face recognition engine formed from reference cnns on a still image domain that includes labeled training still image frames of faces. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268158

Identifying permitted illegal access operations in a module system

Techniques for identifying permitted illegal access operations in a module system are disclosed. An operation, expressed in a first module, that attempts to access a module element of a second module is identified. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268155

Document management system and processing apparatus

A document management system includes a management apparatus and plural processing apparatuses. Each of the plural processing apparatuses includes an acquisition unit and a transmitter. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268124

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

An information processing system includes multiple information processing apparatuses for providing a multitenant service. The information processing system is configured: to store a user account for each user belonging to one of a plurality of tenants provided by the multitenant service, the user account including a tenant id of the tenant, and a role representing privilege of the user; to store license information assigned to each of the tenants, the license information including a license type representing a type of task allowed to be performed by the tenant; to receive a first request, from a first user belonging to a first tenant, for performing a task concerning a second tenant; and to determine, based on the role of the first user and the license information assigned to the first tenant, whether the performing of the task concerning the second tenant is allowed.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268112

Automatic drug dispensing and picking system

An automatic drug dispensing and picking system that automatically dispenses prescribed drugs on the basis of prescription data includes a plurality of drug bottle storage racks storing a plurality of drug bottles, a traveling rail, a crane device, a drug bottle control device, a cap removing device, a drug picking device. The drug bottle is stored in the corresponding drug bottle storage rack with each drug bottle laid horizontally. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268106

System and method for connecting patients, medical service providers, and medical insurance providers

Methods and systems are provided for managing healthcare information. The method includes storing a database of a plurality of healthcare providers and a database of one or more users, enabling a user to search the database of the plurality of healthcare providers, receiving, from the user, one or more search parameters, and returning, to the user, a list of all healthcare providers that satisfy the search parameters. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268096

Machine-learning design enablement platform

Electronic design automation (eda) of the present disclosure, in various embodiments, optimizes designing, simulating, analyzing, and verifying of one or more electronic architectural designs for an electronic device. The eda of the present disclosure identifies one or more electronic architectural features from the one or more electronic architectural designs. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268073

Online user space exploration for recommendation

To maximize the accuracy and efficiency of predicting users that will enjoy targeted content, a proposed content selection solution looks to combine a first strategy of utilizing selection rules with a second strategy of utilizing machine based learning models. By combining the selection rules-based approach and the machine learning model-based approach, the proposed content selection solution is able to consider and recommend a wider range of users for each available content.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180268044

Monotonic transactions in a multi-master database with loosely coupled nodes

One embodiment provides for monotonic transactions in a multi-master database with loosely coupled nodes including performing, by a processor, a write transaction protocol including: a client device issuing write transactions at any of the nodes, recording a write transaction locally at a node that issues a write transaction and asynchronously replicating the write transaction to at least one other node, and waiting for reception of an acknowledgment from at least a quorum of the nodes before returning a response to the client device. The quorum is any set of the nodes that includes a special node and at least one other node.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267997

Large-scale image tagging using image-to-topic embedding

A framework is provided for associating images with topics utilizing embedding learning. The framework is trained utilizing images, each having multiple visual characteristics and multiple keyword tags associated therewith. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267961

Method for assigning semantic information to word through learning using text corpus

A method is provided for controlling a device based on acquired text data. The method includes acquiring the text data indicating a voice spoken by a user, and analyzing a meaning of the text data based on a table, in which a word and a vector representing a meaning of the word in a vector space of predetermined dimensions are associated. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267960

Method for interpretation of charts using statistical techniques & machine learning & creating automated summaries in natural language

Disclosed subject matter relates to data analytics including a method and system for generating a contextual summary of one or more charts. A summary generating system extracts chart data associated with each chart received from one or more sources and determines context of the chart data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267955

Cognitive lexicon learning and predictive text replacement

A method comprising of receiving a first communication content directed to a user. The first communication content includes one or a combination of the following: content read by the user and content written by the user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267954

Cognitive lexicon learning and predictive text replacement

A method comprising of receiving a first communication content directed to a user. The first communication content includes one or a combination of the following: content read by the user and content written by the user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267952

Multi-lingual data input system

A data input system is described which has a user interface which receives one or more context text items in a sequence of text items input by a user. A processor of the data input system uses a plurality of language models to predict, from each language model, a next item in the sequence of text items. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267933

Systems and methods for removing unwanted interactions in quantum devices

Systems, devices, articles, methods, and techniques for advancing quantum computing by removing unwanted interactions in one or more quantum processor. One approach includes creating an updated plurality of programmable parameters based at least in part on a received value for the characteristic magnetic susceptibility of the qubit in the at least one quantum processor, and returning the updated plurality of programmable parameters. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267927

Model parameter fusion method and apparatus

Embodiments of the present invention provide a model, which relate to the field of machine learning and intend to reduce a data transmission amount and implement dynamical adjustment of computing resources during model parameter fusion. The method includes: dividing, by an ith node, a model parameter of the ith node into n blocks, where the ith node is any node of n nodes that participate in a fusion, and 1≤i≤n≤m; receiving, by the ith node, ith model parameter blocks respectively sent by other nodes of the n nodes than the ith node; fusing, by the ith node, an ith model parameter block of the ith node and the ith model parameter blocks respectively sent by the other nodes, so as to obtain the ith general model parameter block; and distributing, by the ith node, the ith general model parameter block to the other nodes of the n nodes.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267858

Baseboard management controller to deconfigure field replaceable units according to deep learning model

Examples disclosed herein relate to a baseboard management controller (bmc) capable of execution while a computing device is powered to an auxiliary state. The bmc is to process an error log according to a deep learning model to determine one of multiple field replaceable units to deconfigure in response to the error condition. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267852

Semiconductor devices

A semiconductor device includes an error count signal generation circuit and a row error control circuit. The error count signal generation circuit generates an error count signal which is enabled if the number of erroneous data of cells selected to perform an error scrub operation is equal to a predetermined number. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267783

Apparatus and method to facilitate extraction of unused symbols in a program source code

An apparatus adds attribute information that is used for outputting a warning that use of a symbol is non-recommended to the symbol that is included in a source code. The apparatus determines whether or not the warning corresponding to the attribute information is output for the symbol in compilation of the source code, determines that the symbol is an unused symbol which is not used in a process which is described in the source code in a case where the warning is not output, and outputs information of the unused symbol.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267715

Memory system, memory control device, and method of controlling memory system

According to one embodiment, the memory system includes a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of blocks, and a controller circuit that controls execution of a data writing process and a garbage collection process. Each of the blocks is an unit of erasure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267621

Character input device, character input method, and character input program

A character input device is provided with an input key determination unit, an input character processing unit and a conversion candidate processing unit. The input key determination unit determines the type of a key that is input. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267587

Comparing electrical quantity output by power adapter to electrical quantity input by computing device

A power adapter may include a power output module configured to supply electric current to a computing device, an electrical monitor configured to measure an output electrical quantity of the power output module, a communication port configured to receive, from the computing device, an indication of an input electrical quantity, a comparator configured to determine a difference between the measured output electrical quantity and the indicated input electrical quantity, and a controller configured to instruct the power output module to stop supplying the electric current to the computing device based on the difference satisfying a warning state.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267556

Wide-view lidar with areas of special attention

A system and method include scanning a light detection and ranging (lidar) device through a range of orientations corresponding to a scanning zone while emitting light pulses from the lidar device. The method also includes receiving returning light pulses corresponding to the light pulses emitted from the lidar device and determining initial point cloud data based on time delays between emitting the light pulses and receiving the corresponding returning light pulses and the orientations of the lidar device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267534

System and method for assisted extravehicular activity self-return

A system and method for assisted eva self-return is provided herein. The system estimates a crewmember's navigation state relative to a fixed location, for example on an accompanying orbiting spacecraft, and computes a guidance trajectory for returning the crewmember to that fixed location. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267533

System and method for assisted extravehicular activity self-return

A system and method for assisted eva self-return is provided herein. The system estimates a crewmember's navigation state relative to a fixed location, for example on an accompanying orbiting spacecraft, and computes a guidance trajectory for returning the crewmember to that fixed location. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267511

Loop injection mechanism

A flow path switching unit switches a flow path to an introduction state for introducing a sample in a sample loop, an analysis state for flowing a mobile phase into a column via the sample loop, or a cleaning state for introducing a cleaning solution into a sample loop. A command execution processing unit executes a plurality of preset control commands. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267499

Machine learning device, servo control device, servo control system, and machine learning method

A machine learning device performs machine learning with respect to a servo control device including a velocity feedforward calculation unit. The machine learning device comprises: a state information acquisition unit configured to acquire from the servo control device, state information including at least position error, and combination of coefficients of a transfer function of the velocity feedforward calculation unit; an action information output unit configured to output action information including adjustment information of the combination of coefficients included in the state information, to the servo control device; a reward output unit configured to output a reward value in reinforcement learning based on the position error included in the state information; and a value function updating unit configured to update an action value function on the basis of the reward value output by the reward output unit, the state information, and the action information.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267489

Cleaning process optimization device and machine learning device

A cleaning process optimization device includes a machine learning device that learns a cleaning condition when cleaning an object to be cleaned. The machine learning device includes: a state observation unit that observes cleaning condition data indicating the cleaning condition, and contamination state data indicating a contamination state of the object to be cleaned measured before cleaning as a state variable representing a current state of environment; a determination data acquisition unit that acquires determination data indicating an adequacy determination result on accuracy of a contamination state of the object to be cleaned after cleaning; and a learning unit that learns the cleaning condition when cleaning the object to be cleaned in association with the contamination state data using the state variable and the determination data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267463

Addressing method of spatial light modulator, holographic display device and control method thereof

An addressing method of a spatial light modulator, a holographic display device and a control method thereof is disclosed and relates to the field of display technology. The methods and device can simplify the addressing process of the spatial light modulator. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267403

Resist composition and patterning process

A resist composition comprising a base polymer and a quencher in the form of an iodonium salt capable of generating fluorobenzoic acid bonded to iodized benzene offers a high sensitivity and minimal lwr independent of whether it is of positive or negative tone.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267402

Resist composition and patterning process

A resist composition comprising a base polymer and a sulfonium or iodonium salt capable of generating sulfonic acid bonded to iodized benzene ring offers a high sensitivity and minimal lwr independent of whether it is of positive or negative tone.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267267

Fiber optic cables and assemblies for fiber toward the subscriber applications

A fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber, strength components disposed on opposite sides of the optical fiber, and a polymeric cable jacket. The optical fiber includes a glass core, a glass cladding, and a polymer coating. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267255

Glass-based ferrules and optical interconnection devices and methods of forming same

The glass-based ferrules include a glass substrate and two spaced-apart guide tubes, which can also be made of glass. The guide tubes include bores sized to receive guide pins from another ferrule. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267188

Methods and systems to interpolate seismic data

This disclosure is directed to processes and systems that generate enhanced-resolution seismic images by interpolating sparsely recorded seismic data. Structured dictionary learning is employed to train a set of basis vectors, called “atoms,” and corresponding sparse coefficients on patches of the recorded seismic data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267155

Distance measuring device and distance measuring method

A distance measuring device includes a calculating section that calculates, based on phase information acquired by a first device and a second device, at least one of which is movable, a distance between the first device and the second device. The first device includes a first transceiver that transmits three or more first carrier signals and receives three or more second carrier signals using an output of a first reference signal source. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267119

Method for cooling magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A method for cooling an mri apparatus and an mri apparatus are provided. The mri apparatus comprises a magnet, a primary cooling device and a secondary cooling device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180267089

Isolation monitoring device and method

Wide deployment of high voltage battery systems in traction, industrial and renewable energy installations is raising the concerns for human safety. Exposure to hazardous high voltages may occur due to deterioration of insulation materials or by accidental events. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266935

Self-learning filter lifetime estimation method

A method for the determination of lifetime of a filter of an electric discharge machine the electrical discharge machine in consideration of a maximum allowable filter pressure, wherein the time measuring unit counts the machining time ts during which an electric discharge machining process is running, a filter pressure sensor measures the filter pressure p(k), preferably with a predetermined sampling interval, the pressure measurement p(k) and the respective sampling time t(k) are stored, and the sampled measurements p(k) and the respective sampling times t(k) are used to determine the parameters of an exponential function which best fits to the plurality of sampled measurements regression analysis. The determined parameters include the filter lifetime tf, which serves to determine the residual time to the filter replacement tr and/or the calendar deadline of filter expiration.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266902

System and method for monitoring strain in roadway optical cable

A system and method of delivering fiber optic communication service is provided. The method includes monitoring a strain signal generated by a strain-sensing optical fiber embedded in a roadway. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266852

Method and apparatus for configurable photodetector array patterning for optical encoders

An encoder system includes a configurable detector array, wherein the configurable detector array includes a plurality of detectors. In an embodiment, the encoder system includes an application-specific integrated circuit (asic). ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266783

Flash suppressor assembly and method

A flash suppressor assembly that captures, burns, and cools the combustion gases produced when a projectile, such as a bullet, is fired by a weapon. The flash suppressor assembly includes a housing with an internal space containing a tubular burn chamber disposed about a burn tube that define at least one set of an accelerated gas flow chamber, an expanded burn chamber, and an elongated cooling chamber. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266781

Flexible trigger plug

Flexible adjustable trigger plug is a device that is utilized to prevent the accidental pressing and subsequent discharge of a firearm trigger. The device features a plug that may be fitted behind the trigger as well as a first lip and a second lip that are able to hold the plug in place behind the trigger. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266766

Kiln car and kiln for firing ceramic bodies

A kiln car assembly for a firing kiln having a plurality of upper burners includes a kiln car with an uppermost plurality of ceramic green bodies, a plurality of vertical members, and a horizontal supporting plate for supporting the ceramic green bodies during a firing process in the kiln. Further, the kiln car assembly includes a covering table having a tabletop located between the uppermost plurality of ceramic green bodies and the upper burners, and a plurality of legs positioned on the horizontal supporting plate.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266681

Safety device for catalytic converter

Safety devices prevent packaged catalytic converters from being expelled from stacks, or at least reduce the velocity with which such a package may be expelled, in case of an explosion in a bio-fueled appliance, such as a wood-burning stove.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266680

Burner monitoring and control systems

Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling burning operations are provided. A method of one embodiment includes igniting oil or gas with a burner (282) during a burning operation and monitoring the burning operation with a camera (290). ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266411

Intelligent control water pump

The utility model discloses a smart control water pump applicable to ponds and swimming pools for water drainage includes a chassis, an outer housing, an inner housing, a motor front end cap, a motor housing body, a motor rear end cap and an motor insulating cover, wherein the outer housing, the inner housing and the motor housing body are disposed in turn from the outside to the inside; a flow channel is formed between the outer housing and the inner housing; the chassis, together with the motor front end cap and the bottom of the inner housing, forms an impeller cavity; an impeller is disposed in the impeller cavity; the motor rear end cap, together with the motor housing body and the motor front end cap, forms a motor cavity; a motor component which is in transmission with the impeller is disposed in the motor cavity; and the smart control water pump also includes a smart control component, and includes a controlled in the motor insulating cover, and a temperature sensor and a liquid level sensor which communicate with the controller and are disposed at the flow channel. Compared with the prior art, the utility model has the advantages of preventing overturning and toppling and avoiding frozen burning.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266293

Exhaust gas cleaning system and monitoring method of the same

An exhaust gas cleaning system comprises a reducing agent injection module installed in an housing mounted in an exhaust pipe through which an exhaust gas is discharged, the reducing agent injection module being configured to inject a reducing agent into the housing, a selective catalyst reduction device installed in rear of the reducing agent injection module and configured to catalytic react the reducing agent with nitrogen oxide included in the exhaust gas to reduce the nitrogen oxide, a differential pressure sensor to detect a differential pressure between a pressure in the housing in front of the selective catalyst reduction device and a pressure of the housing in rear of the selective catalyst reduction device, and a control device to receive the pressure information from the differential pressure sensor and to output a first warning signal when the detected differential pressure is lower than a predetermined pressure.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266199

System, apparatus and method for adjusting a weir

A system, an apparatus and a method for adjusting a weir control the rate and/or speed at which drilling fluid feeds a separator. Multiple separators are typically used in parallel to process fluid returning from the well. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266135

System for mitigating the effects of a seismic event

A building structure having at least one storey including at least one column; at least one brace attached at one end to one side of at least one of the columns and at a second end to a fixed foundation surface; the brace attached to the at least one column at an incline; the at least one brace having a first portion and a second portion; wherein the at least one brace has a first in-use configuration in which the first portion is freely moveable with respect to the second portion such that a gap is formed in the brace preventing the transmission of force axially along the brace by preventing tensional forces from travelling axially along the brace, and a second in-use configuration in which the gap is closed by the first portion and the second portion being in contact to permit the transmission of forces axially along the brace; and wherein the second in-use configuration allows compressive forces to be transmitted along the brace such that the brace is activated when sufficient deformation occurs in the column in a direction that compresses the brace; and further comprising at least one damper functionally connected to one or both of the first and second portions and configured to provide damping as the at least one brace moves from the first in-use configuration to the second in-use configuration.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266087

Freeze prediction system

A freeze prediction system for components such as one or more water pipes situated in a building. The building may have a heating system, a mechanism with a temperature setting connected to the heating system, and an indoor temperature indicator connected to the thermostat. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180266044

Garment dryers and components for use within garment dryers

A glove dryer may include a vehicle mounting arrangement (e.g., a cup holder insert or a docking station) such that the glove dryer may be maintained in an upright orientation while the vehicle is accelerating, turning, traveling over bumps, decelerating, etc. A glove dryer may include an automatic controller.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265858

Systems and methods for magnetic guidance and patterning of materials

Systems and methods generally useful in medicine, cellular biology, nanotechnology, and cell culturing are discussed. In particular, at least in some embodiments, systems and methods for magnetic guidance and patterning of cells and materials are discussed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265684

Flame retardant compound including host-guest complex

A flame retardant compound is provided. The flame retardant compound includes a polymer base resin, a carbonific host compound, and a guest compound including at least one atom of a transition metal. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265563

Consumable cryopreserved cells transiently overexpressing gene(s) encoding drug transporter protein(s) and/or drug metabolizing enzyme(s)

The present invention discloses cryopreserved recombinant cells for screening drug candidates that transiently overexpress one or more drug transporter proteins and/or drug metabolizing enzymes. Advantageously, such cells provide a cost-efficient consumable product that streamlines the process of screening whether drug candidates are substrates or inhibitors of drug transporter proteins and/or drug metabolizing enzymes.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265562

Consumable cryopreserved cells transiently overexpressing gene(s) encoding drug transporter protein(s) and/or drug metabolizing enzyme(s)

The present invention discloses cryopreserved recombinant cells for screening drug candidates that transiently overexpress one or more drug transporter proteins and/or drug metabolizing enzymes. Advantageously, such cells provide a cost-efficient consumable product that streamlines the process of screening whether drug candidates are substrates or inhibitors of drug transporter proteins and/or drug metabolizing enzymes.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265531

Tc-ptp inhibitors as apc activators for immunotherapy

The invention encompasses the novel class of compounds represented by the formula (i) below, which are inhibitors of the tc-ptp enzyme. The invention also encompasses pharmaceutical compositions which include the compounds shown above and methods of treating or preventing tc-ptp mediated diseases, including cancer, via their use in the activation of antigen-presenting cells, like dendritic cells, for applications in the immunotherapeutic treatment of diseases.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265417

Susceptor materials for 3d printing using microwave processing

A 3d printing system includes a build material and an ink for patterning portions of the build material. The printing system further includes two or more susceptors, a first susceptor and a second susceptor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265400

Fast ion exchangeable glasses with high indentation threshold

Alkali aluminosilicate glasses that are ion exchangeable to high compressive stresses, have fast ion exchange kinetics, and high intrinsic damage resistance. The glasses achieve all of the above desired properties either with only small amounts of p2o5 (<1 mol %) or without addition of any p2o5.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265394

Adjustable fume tube burner

A method of forming an optical fiber preform includes the steps: igniting a burner having a fume tube assembly to produce a first spray size of silicon dioxide particles; depositing the silicon dioxide particles on a core cane to produce a soot blank; and adjusting an effective diameter of an aperture of the fume tube assembly to produce a second spray size of the silicon dioxide particles. The second spray size is larger than the first spray size.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265393

Glass cutting systems and methods using non-diffracting laser beams

Embodiments are directed to systems for laser cutting at least one glass article comprising a pulsed laser assembly and a glass support assembly configured to support the glass article during laser cutting within the pulsed laser assembly, wherein the pulsed laser assembly comprises at least one non-diffracting beam (ndb) forming optical element configured to convert an input beam into a quasi-ndb beam; and at least one beam transforming element configured to convert the quasi-ndb beam into multiple quasi-ndb sub-beams spaced apart a distance of about 1 μm to about 500 μm; wherein the pulsed laser assembly is oriented to deliver one or more pulses of multiple quasi-ndb sub-beams onto a surface of the glass article, wherein each pulse of multiple quasi-ndb sub-beams is operable to cut a plurality of perforations in the glass article.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265391

Method and apparatus for reducing sheet width attenuation of sheet glass

Disclosed herein are apparatuses and methods for drawing sheet glass. More particularly, one or more sets of edge rolls can be configured to have a rotation axis angled away from a line orthogonal to the direction of flow of a ribbon of glass and positioned so as to contact the glass in the viscous region of the draw. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265385

Water treatment apparatus and water treatment method

This invention is concerning a water treatment apparatus having: an ozone injection facility configured to inject ozone gas into a treatment tank into which untreated water is introduced to be stored therein; a measuring unit configured to measure a spectral light intensity of the untreated water in a plurality of locations in the treatment tank by using at least a first wavelength; and a controller configured to estimate a residual rate of the spectral light intensity at a first wavelength for treated water, which has been treated with ozone in the treatment tank or for both the treated water and the untreated water, based on measurement results in the plurality of locations, measured by the measuring unit, and controls an ozone injection rate used by the ozone injection facility using the estimated residual rate.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265328

Elevator arrangement adapted for sound-based determining of positions of fixtures at various floors

An elevator arrangement includes a car, an elevator control having car position current information, a plurality of fixtures, at least one sound generator at one of the car and each of the fixtures, and at least one sound detector at the other of the car and each of the fixtures. A fixture position learning procedure includes: travelling the car to and, preferably, stopping at each of the floors; at each floor stop, generating a sound signal from the sound generator at the car or the fixture at the floor stop, detecting the sound signal using the sound detector, determining a position information for the fixture at the floor stop by assigning information on a current position of the car from the elevator control, and storing the position information for subsequent identification purposes, whereby the identity/position of each of the fixtures is determined in the automatically performed learning procedure.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265297

Article transportation system, transportation device, and article transportation method

An article conveyance system includes a controller and a conveyance device. The controller includes: a storage section storing information concerning a position of a housing section stored in a shelf; a housing-section retrieving section retrieving, based on the information concerning the position of the housing section, housing positions of a plurality of the housing sections, which are picking targets, in the shelf; a route generating section generating a route that makes rounds of positions of the housing sections retrieved by the housing-section retrieving section; and a transmitting section transmitting information concerning the generated route and the housing positions of the housing sections to the conveyance device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265280

Manufacturing method for overlap-structured container bag

Disclosed herein is an overlap-structured container bag having an inner bag inserted into an outer bag. In the overlap-structured container bag comprises: (a1) weaving fabric used for a container bag of a hollow structure while a plurality of vertical reinforcing portions are formed; (a2) cutting container bag fabric in unit length; (a3) forming at least one of the lateral reinforcing portion on the inner bag when either one of the upper or lower portion of the cut container bag is selected as the inner bag; (a4) placing the inner bag into the outer bag by turning the open end of the outer bag inside out when the other one where the lateral reinforcing portion is not formed is selected as the outer bag.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265218

Ground proximity warning system for an aircraft, associated avionics and method

A ground proximity warning system for an aircraft includes a plurality of alarm generators, each able to generate an alarm by verifying evolution conditions of the aircraft specific to each alarm generator, the verification using data obtained from at least one measuring sensor of the aircraft. The ground proximity warning system includes a unit for selective deactivation of at least some of the alarm generators, able to be implemented during a search and rescue mission carried out by the aircraft, and an auxiliary alarm generator, capable of emitting a ground proximity alarm based on the safety height chosen for the search and rescue mission, when the selective deactivation unit is implemented.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265157

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes a linkage mechanism including arms rotatably supported on a body frame, a left-right tilt angle control mechanism configured to control a tilt angle of the body frame by adjusting a rotation of the arms with respect to the body frame, and a control section. The control section controls the left-right tilt angle control mechanism to cause the tilt angle of the body frame to approach a target value based on information on at least a vehicle speed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265156

Vehicle with lean control

A vehicle with two front wheels includes an eps that makes it difficult for a rider to feel a sensation of physical disorder while realizing a vertical angle suppression function. The eps is configured to apply an assisting force to a steering effort transmission mechanism. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265095

Safe driving support via automotive hub

A method for providing safe-driving support of a vehicle includes obtaining occupant data and vehicle data received at a vehicle hub. The occupant data is related to an identity and health status of an occupant and the vehicle data is related to a status of the vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265083

Collision avoidance device

A collision avoidance device includes an electronic control unit configured to: determine whether or not an oncoming vehicle enters inside a turning circle of a host vehicle turning; and execute a collision avoidance control in a case where the electronic control unit determines that there is a collision possibility between the host vehicle and the oncoming vehicle, wherein the electronic control unit is configured not to execute the collision avoidance control when the electronic control unit determines that the oncoming vehicle enters inside the turning circle of the host vehicle.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180265053

Work vehicle

A work vehicle equipped with: a straight-traveling system transmission path including a first stepless transmission device (17); a turning system transmission path including a second stepless transmission device (13); left and right traveling units (3) that receive a driving force from an engine (5) and move the work vehicle in forward and in reverse; and a brake operation tool (35) that actuates a brake mechanism (751). The output of the straight-traveling system transmission path and the output of the turning system transmission path are combined to drive the traveling units (3). ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264871

Pen with cleaning agent

The current invention are pens that have a cleaning agent in the ink. The pens have a hollow central tube that holds the ink, an end cap with an eraser, and an end cap that covers the coloring tip. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264841

Printing apparatus and printing method

A recording head has two or more first nozzle rows from which an ink droplet of a first color is discharged, two or more second nozzle rows from which an ink droplet of a second color is discharged, and two or more third nozzle rows from which an ink droplet of a third color is discharged. In a plurality of nozzle rows from which an ink droplet is discharged on the same line along the relative movement direction, a distance between the first nozzle row and the second nozzle row in the relative movement direction is fixed, and a plurality of distances are present regarding a distance between the first nozzle row and the third nozzle row in the relative movement direction. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264706

Method for automatic adjustment of the travel of a stretching rod of a device for forming hollow bodies

Disclosed is a method for adjusting the travel of a stretching sliding rod that belongs to a device for forming hollow bodies made of thermoplastic material by stretch blow molding, with the stretching rod being controlled cyclically in terms of sliding from a rest position to an adjustable stretching end position by stretching the malleable wall of a hollow body, before returning to its rest position to begin a subsequent stretching cycle of another hollow body, with the method including a control step that consists in detecting whether an axial force that opposes the sliding of the stretching rod at the end of travel is above a determined upper boundary. The stretching end position is adjusted automatically by being subjected to the axial force that is detected during the control step.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264613

Abnormality detection apparatus and machine learning apparatus

An abnormality detection apparatus includes a machine learning apparatus for learning waveform data concerning a physical quantity detected when a machine tool is normally operating. The machine learning apparatus observes the waveform data concerning the physical quantity detected when the machine tool is normally operating, as a state variable indicating a current environmental state, and learns a feature of the waveform data concerning the physical quantity detected when the machine tool is normally operating, using the observed state variable.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264607

Jig for supporting display screen

A jig for supporting a display screen including a platform, a stop and a support is provided. The stop is located on the platform. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264488

Sprinkler including a rotation speed governing assembly

A sprinkler including a fixed base defining a water inlet and a nozzle, a rotating assembly arranged for rotation relative to the fixed based about a rotation axis and including a water stream director, receiving a pressurized stream of water from the nozzle and directing it in a generally radially outward direction and a rotation speed governing assembly operatively associated with the rotating assembly and operative to intermittently reduce a speed of rotation of the rotating assembly, so as to thereby increase a radial range of the stream, the rotational speed governing assembly including a rotating enclosure rotating together with the rotating assembly and enclosing a viscous material, a static element and a moving element.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264460

Unitary serological pipette and methods of producing the same

A pipette may comprise a length, a longitudinal axis, and an inner curved surface enclosing a space. The pipette may have a tip region having a tip thickness. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180264318

System and methods for a smart weight training belt

A system and methods for a machine learning exercise belt comprising a belt, gyroscope, accelerometer, pressure sensor, electromyography (emg) sensor and wireless adaptor, which may use machine learning algorithms and network communication to determine a weight lifter's form and intensity during exercise and provide feedback if they are performing an exercise with poor form, to help avoid injury and other consequences from poor form during weight lifting exercises.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263853

Full-automatic medicine distributing and supplying system and automatic solid -medicine separating method

The present invention disclosed a full automatic medication dispensing system and methods of solid medication separation, comprising of a medication feeding device, a medication separation device, a medication distributing channel device, a medication supply device, a medication returning device and a central processing unit. The system has no requirement on the size, shape and weight of solid medications, the medications can be automatically and accurately dispensed into the sealed medication supply box according to the set parameters, and the excessive medications are automatically returned to the medication retrieving bottles. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263562

Hearing system for monitoring a health related parameter

A binaural hearing system comprises a) left and right hearing devices, e.g. Hearing aids, adapted for being worn at or in left and right ears, respectively, of a user, or for being fully or partially implanted in the head at the left and right ears, respectively, of the user, each of the left and right hearing devices comprising a1) a number ns of different sensors si (i=1, . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263553

System and method for characterizing the sleep of an individual

The invention relates to a system for characterising the sleep of an individual, the characterisation system comprising: a measuring device for measuring a brain activity signal representing the brain waves; a central electronic unit for identifying, in a range of frequencies of between 9 and 16 hz, a smaller range of sleep spindles of the individual, the smaller range of sleep spindles comprising the brain wave frequencies of the sleeping individual, having an amplitude higher than 15 μv and a duration of between 0.5 seconds and 2 seconds, and comparing, with a threshold, at least one parameter of the brain activity signal of the awake individual in the range of frequencies corresponding to the smaller range of sleep spindles; and a communication interface connected to the central unit and used to emit a warning signal perceptible by the individual when the parameter of the brain activity signal in the range of frequencies corresponding to the smaller range of sleep spindles exceeds the threshold.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263541

Body composition change prediction device, method, and computer-readable storage medium

A body composition change prediction device acquires a measured acetone concentration measuring acetone excreted from a user, acquires current body composition information and past body composition information of the user, computes a prediction value predicting the body composition information at a given future point in time based on information relating to the body composition of the user, and determines a fat burning style of the user based on the acetone concentration and the current body composition information. The body composition change prediction device weights the prediction value based on a weight, the weight being set according to the burning style and being a greater weight the higher the measured ketone body concentration, and outputs information according to the weighted prediction value.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263536

Changes in auditory evoked responses as simple, rapid biomarkers for blast injury and other traumatic brain injuries

Hearing difficulties are the most commonly reported disabilities among veterans. Blast exposures during explosive events likely play a role, given their propensity to directly damage both peripheral auditory system (pas) and central auditory system (cas) components. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263496

Systems and methods for diagnosing and analyzing concussions

A mobile device is programmed with an application that uses the mobile device's camera, accelerometer and microphone to enable a parent, coach or player to use it as a tool to diagnose a concussion. The tool may diagnose concussion on the basis of one or multiple factors that are scored, for example the player's balance, eye movement, speech responses to questions, button pressing response time, and other information about the location of the impact. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263308

Sun blocking assembly

A sun blocking assembly includes a sleeve that is selectively worn on an arm. The sleeve is elongated to extend between a crown of a shoulder and a wrist. ... Corning Incorporated

09/20/18 / #20180263237

Aquatic mammal deterrent system and method

A system and method of repelling aquatic mammals from an area of water are provided. The system utilizes a speaker to transmit the sounds of predators into the area of water to repel mammals from the area and to deter mammals from returning to the area. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180263118

Patterning of graphene circuits on flexible substrates

. . A process for forming a graphene circuit pattern on an object is described. A graphene layer is grown on a metal foil. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180263082

Sensor assembly with integral defroster/defogger

A sensor assembly configured for use in a motor vehicle is presented. The sensor assembly includes a sensor device such as a camera, lidar, radar, or ultrasonic transceiver, and a housing that is at least partially formed of an electrically conductive polymeric material. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180263058

System and method for collision detection and mitigation with wake-up packets

A method for collision detection by a transmission device (td) includes identifying one or more time periods of a signal generated by the td, the one or more time periods corresponding to periods during which the td will not transmit energy on a shared channel, and transmitting a subset of the signal, wherein while a current time is within one of the one or more time periods, transmitting the subset of the signal comprises, turning off a transmitter of the td at a beginning of the time period, detecting energy received on the shared channel during a portion of the time period, turning on the transmitter of the td before an end of the time period, and determining that the detected energy meets a collision threshold, and based thereon, determining that there is a transmission collision.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262838

Voice recorder

The voice recorder includes a right-and-left pair of microphones. Each microphone is fixed to a holder that is rotatable about a rotation axis, and a sound-collection axis of each microphone is tilted to the rotation axis. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262834

Terminal and vehicle control method of mobile terminal using machine learning

A terminal using machine learning for selecting an output mode based on the context information of a user. An embodiment of a terminal may include an audio output unit, a display, and a controller configured to obtain context information of a user, set an output mode of the mobile terminal based on the obtained context information, convert communication information of a first type received from an external device to a second type associated with the set output mode when the first type and the second type are different, and control the audio output unit or the display to output the communication information, wherein the audio output unit or the display is used to output the communication information based on the output mode. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262723

Image acquisition method and device, and video monitoring method and system

The present disclosure provides an image acquisition method and apparatus and a video monitoring method and system. The image acquisition method is applied in an image acquisition apparatus in a video monitoring system, wherein the image acquisition apparatus is provided with a wifi detector and an image capturing component; the method comprises: using the image capturing component to acquire a human image containing a human body feature in a target environment; using the wifi detector to detect and obtain unique identification information of at least one wifi terminal located in the target environment; enabling the human image and the unique identification information of the at least one wifi terminal to correspond to each other to generate image data of the human image containing the human body feature and the unique identification information. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262683

Image quality assessment

Systems and methods are disclosed for image signal processing. For example, methods may include receiving a first image from a first image sensor; receiving a second image from a second image sensor; stitching the first image and the second image to obtain a stitched image; identifying an image portion of the stitched image that is positioned on a stitching boundary of the stitched image; and inputting the image portion to a machine learning module to obtain a score, wherein the machine learning module has been trained using training data that included image portions labeled to reflect an absence of stitching and image portions labeled to reflect a presence of stitching, wherein the image portions labeled to reflect a presence of stitching included stitching.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262587

On-demand push notification mechanism

A method, a non-transitory computer readable medium, and a proxy device. The method includes receiving, by a proxy device, a request to access a first web resource of a plurality of web resources; modifying a received response to include at least a messaging handler, wherein the response corresponds to the received request; returning the modified response with the messaging handler to a client device, wherein the messaging handler causes establishment of a communication channel between the client device and a notification server; and providing the notification server with at least one notification, wherein the notification server immediately pushes the at least one notification to the client device over the communication channel, wherein the at least one notification is related to at least the first web resource.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262521

Method for web application layer attack detection and defense based on behavior characteristic matching and analysis

A method for web application layer attack detection and defense based on behavior characteristic matching and analysis includes presetting a defense rule base, the defense rule base including a plurality of defense rules; acquiring a record that access request data matches the defense rule base in a web application protection system and taking the record as sample data; learning the sample data to establish an analysis model; establishing a user reputation database and setting a blacklist module in the user reputation database; learning the user's access behavior through the analysis model and updating and correcting the defense rules in the defense rule base; establishing an exception defense rule base; and setting a defense method and intercepting the user's access behavior according to the defense method. By intelligently learning the user's behavior, threat behavior can be identified and intercepted quickly to ensure the security of the web server.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262458

Address resolution suppression in a logical network

Example methods are provided for a first host to perform address resolution suppression in a logical network. The first host may support a first virtualized computing instance located on the logical network and a first hypervisor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262402

Communication efficient sparse-reduce in distributed machine learning

A method is provided for sparse communication in a parallel machine learning environment. The method includes determining a fixed communication cost for a sparse graph to be computed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262362

Security and environmental control based on virtual reality headset usage

Systems and methods described provide and add significant functionality to virtual and augmented reality display systems. For example, when a user is “immersed” in a virtual reality environment, certain home environmental parameters may be changed, or may change state, and efforts at energy conservation can be automatically or semi-automatically initiated, at least temporarily, while the user is in the virtual reality environment. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262145

Machine learning apparatus and method for learning correction value in motor current control, correction value computation apparatus including machine learning apparatus and motor driving apparatus

A machine learning apparatus includes: a state observation unit that observes a state variable including an error between a position command and an actual position of a rotor, temperature of a motor driving apparatus and the motor, and voltage of each part of the motor driving apparatus; and a learning unit that learns a current feedback offset correction value for correcting an offset in the current feedback value, an inter-current-feedback-phase unbalance correction value for correcting an unbalance between phases in the current feedback value, and a current command correction value for a dead zone for correcting a current command in order to compensate a decreased amount of current due to a dead zone by which switching elements of upper and lower arms in the same phase of an inverter for motor power supply are not simultaneously turned on, in accordance with a training data set defined by the state variable.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262131

Method of and system for evacuating fluid in a sea vessel

A system and method that controls the evacuation of fluid from a sea vessel and configured to prevent turning off the bilge pump during periods of water sloshing. The invention provides a control unit that is adaptable to any size vessel or bilge pump based on a learned experience gained by sensory information.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262127

High temperature, self-powered, miniature mobile device

High temperature miniature mobile device includes a power generator including a first material of one polarity and a second material that is fixed in position and is of opposite polarity of the first material, wherein the first material is propelled towards or slid against the second material based on motion of the miniature mobile device so that the two materials have a maximized point of contact to generate maximum power, an electrode that is connected to the first material or second material, a bridge rectifier connected to the electrode to transform the power generated into direct current from alternating current, a storage unit for storing the power generated by the power generator, a sensor that gathers information concerning a downhole environment, and a microcontroller and transceiver unit to manage the power generated by the power generator and transmit information gathered by the sensor.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180262126

High temperature downhole power generating device

A high temperature downhole power generating device includes a power generator including a first material of one polarity and a second material that is fixed in position and is of opposite polarity of the first material, wherein the first material is propelled toward the second material based on motion of the high temperature downhole power generating device so that the two materials have a maximized point of contact to generate maximum power, at least one electrode that is connected to the first material or second material, a bridge rectifier connected to the at least one electrode to transform the power generated into direct current from alternating current, a storage unit for storing the power generated by the power generator, a sensor that gathers information concerning a downhole environment, and a microcontroller and transceiver unit to manage the power generated by the power generator and transmit information gathered by the sensor.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261769

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 including a fluoropolymer, a barrier layer having a higher fluorine content than the lift-off layer, and a photoresist on a substrate including a first electrode; removing a portion corresponding to the first electrode by patterning the photoresist, and leaving the remaining portion; exposing the first electrode by etching the lift-off layer and the barrier layer on the first electrode; forming an organic functional layer on the first electrode and on the remaining photoresist; removing the barrier layer, the photoresist, and the organic functional layer on the remaining lift-off layer; and forming a second electrode on the organic functional layer on the first electrode.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261632

Production method of array substrate and array substrate

This disclosure provides a production method of an array substrate and an array substrate. The production method of this array substrate comprises: forming a polycrystalline silicon layer on a base, wherein the base comprises a first active area, a second active area, and a non-active area; forming an oxide semiconductor layer on the polycrystalline silicon layer; and forming a first active layer on the first active area and forming a second active layer on the second active area by using a single patterning process, wherein the first active layer is composed of the polycrystalline silicon layer, and the second active layer is composed of the oxide semiconductor layer and the polycrystalline silicon layer.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261607

Semiconductor integrated circuit device

Prior known static random access memory (sram) cells are required that a diffusion layer be bent into a key-like shape in order to make electrical contact with a substrate with a p-type well region formed therein, which would result in a decrease in asymmetry leading to occurrence of a problem as to the difficulty in micro-patterning. To avoid this problem, the p-type well region in which an inverter making up an sram cell is formed is subdivided into two portions, which are disposed on the opposite sides of an n-type well region nw1 and are formed so that a diffusion layer forming a transistor has no curvature while causing the layout direction to run in a direction parallel to well boundary lines and bit lines. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261603

Semiconductor memory device and manufacturing method thereof

A manufacturing method of a semiconductor memory device includes following steps. Bit line structures and storage node contacts are formed on a semiconductor substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261511

Middle of the line subtractive self-aligned contacts

A method for forming contacts on a semiconductor device includes depositing conductive material in one or more trenches and over an etch stop layer to a height above the etch stop layer, patterning a resist on the conductive material with shapes over one or more source/drain regions in the one or more trenches, and forming one or more trench lines in the one or more trenches and one or more self-aligned contacts below the shapes, including subtractively etching the conductive material to remove the conductive material from over the etch stop layer and to recess the conductive material into the one or more trenches without the shapes.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261510

Tone inversion method and structure for selective contact via patterning

A tone inversion method for integrated circuit (ic) fabrication includes providing a substrate with a layer of amorphous carbon over the substrate and a patterning layer over the amorphous carbon layer. The patterning layer is etched to define a first pattern of raised structures and a complementary recessed pattern that is filled with a layer of image reverse material. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261489

Releasable carrier method

A method for making a semiconductor device includes providing a releasable carrier attached to a conductive layer, patterning a conductive circuit on a surface of the conductive layer, applying an insulative material at least partially covering the conductive circuit, releasing the releasable carrier from the conductive layer, and facilitating the releasing with an activating source. A method of fabricating a releasable carrier includes providing a supporting carrier, attaching a releasable tape to the supporting carrier, providing a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer attached to the first conductive layer, and attaching the first conductive layer to the releasable tape, where the releasable tape is configured to release the supporting carrier from the first conductive layer after being exposed to an activating source.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261466

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device and etching mask

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a mask layer including aluminum or an aluminum compound on a layer to be etched comprising at least one first metal selected from tungsten, tantalum, zirconium, hafnium, molybdenum, niobium, ruthenium, osmium, rhenium, and iridium. The method of manufacturing a semiconductor device further includes patterning the mask layer, and etching the layer to be etched by using the patterned mask layer to form a hole or a groove in the layer to be etched.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261330

Analytic and learning framework for quantifying value in value based care

A computer-implemented method includes defining a set of multiple stakeholder entities. For each stakeholder entity of the set of stakeholder entities, a corresponding set of multiple health outcomes (qi) is defined. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261328

Methods and systems using mathematical analysis and machine learning to diagnose disease

Exemplified method and system facilitates monitoring and/or evaluation of disease or physiological state using mathematical analysis and machine learning analysis of a biopotential signal collected from a single electrode. The exemplified method and system creates, from data of a singularly measured biopotential signal, via a mathematical operation (i.e., via numeric fractional derivative calculation of the signal in the frequency domain), one or more mathematically-derived biopotential signals (e.g., virtual biopotential signals) that is used in combination with the measured biopotential signals to generate a multi-dimensional phase-space representation of the body (e.g., the heart). ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261327

Methods and systems using mathematical analysis and machine learning to diagnose disease

Exemplified method and system facilitates monitoring and/or evaluation of disease or physiological state using mathematical analysis and machine learning analysis of a biopotential signal collected from a single electrode. The exemplified method and system creates, from data of a singularly measured biopotential signal, via a mathematical operation (i.e., via numeric fractional derivative calculation of the signal in the frequency domain), one or more mathematically-derived biopotential signals (e.g., virtual biopotential signals) that is used in combination with the measured biopotential signals to generate a multi-dimensional phase-space representation of the body (e.g., the heart). ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261326

Methods and systems using mathematical analysis and machine learning to diagnose disease

Exemplified method and system facilitates monitoring and/or evaluation of disease or physiological state using mathematical analysis and machine learning analysis of a biopotential signal collected from a single electrode. The exemplified method and system creates, from data of a singularly measured biopotential signal, via a mathematical operation (i.e., via numeric fractional derivative calculation of the signal in the frequency domain), one or more mathematically-derived biopotential signals (e.g., virtual biopotential signals) that is used in combination with the measured biopotential signals to generate a multi-dimensional phase-space representation of the body (e.g., the heart). ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261323

Safety features for medical devices requiring assistance and supervision

An automatic locking system for a medical treatment device helps to ensure that an assistant is present during treatment of a patient. Among the features disclosed biometric authentication to verify that a trained assistant is present, a presence detector to ensure the assistant is continuously present during treatment, and warning and recovery processes that allow intermittent lapses in the continuous presence of the assistant.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261227

Methods and systems for determining user liveness

A method for determining user liveness is provided that includes calculating, by a computing device, a spectral property difference between voice biometric data captured from a user and user record voice biometric data. The user and the computing device constitute a user-computing device pair, and the voice biometric data is captured by the computing device during a verification transaction. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261205

Flexible and expandable dialogue system

A system that allows non-engineers administrators, without programming, machine language, or artificial intelligence system knowledge, to expand the capabilities of a dialogue system. The dialogue system may have a knowledge system, user interface, and learning model. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261203

Systems and methods for providing automated natural language dialogue with customers

A system includes one or more memory devices storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform steps of a providing automated natural dialogue with a customer. The system may generate one or more events and commands temporarily stored in queues to be processed by one or more of a dialogue management device, an api server, and an nlp device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261141

Projection apparatus, projection system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

A projection apparatus includes an inputting unit configured to input image data that expresses an image to be projected; a converting unit configured to convert pixel values of the image data into first parameters that indicate lightness and second parameters that indicate information concerning color; a determining unit configured to determine whether to invert the first parameters; an inverting unit configured to invert the first parameters to calculate third parameters if the determining unit has determined to invert the first parameters; a generating unit configured to generate inverted data based on the second parameters and the third parameters; and a projecting unit configured to project the image based on the inverted data.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261122

Chinese stroke toys

Herein i provide different methods for learning chinese characters. Traditionally, children have learned chinese characters through the repeated reading and copying of words from generic word-cards. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261118

Systems and methods for autonomous creation of personalized, self-updating curricula

The disclosure provides for a method, system and storage medium for automatically generating a curriculum. The method comprises receiving user input related to a subject matter for learning; searching a database for titles of educational material related to the subject matter; generating areas of education in response to the titles of the education material; searching the database for modules that include education material related to the subject matter in response to the generated areas of education; populating a map with the areas of education; and associating, in the map, modules with the areas of education.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261091

Home and work navigation information in main radio display with immediate navigation access

A system and method is used with a vehicle to provide updated real time information to an operator concerning a selected location. The system may have a processor, a non-volatile memory, an interface and a display system in communication with one another. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261088

Roadway work area safety truck

A safety truck includes: an over-cab storage rack to store nested stacks of barrel-type safety barriers; a man basket mounted within an inset formed in a flat bed of the safety truck along the left or right side of the safety truck to provide a support platform below the flat bed to enable personnel to ergonomically place the barrel-type safety barriers on a roadway; a sign cage mounted to the flat bed to store components of warning signs; a display board that includes speed detection radar to detect a speed of a vehicle approaching the safety truck, at least one display device to display a message readable from behind the safety truck, and a camera to capture an image of the approaching vehicle; and/or a truck-mounted attenuator connected to the rear of the safety truck to absorb kinetic energy of the approaching vehicle colliding with the tma.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261085

Adjustment of a learning rate of q-learning used to control traffic signals

Technologies are described to adjust a learning rate of q-learning being used to control traffic signals at an intersection. In some examples, a method may include generating control actions for traffic signals at an intersection based on q-learning, determining a frequency of change in traffic pattern of the intersection, and adjusting a learning rate of the q-learning based on the determined frequency of change in traffic pattern of the intersection. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180261068

Systems and methods for combined lighting and radiation detection

Devices work as both area lighting and ionizing radiation detectors. The lighting is adjustable in response to radiation detection, warning nearby users about radiation. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260974

Color recognition through learned color clusters

In some examples, a system includes a color cluster learning engine and a color recognition engine. The color cluster learning engine may be configured to obtain a set of training images, process the training images to obtain clusters of pixel colors for the training images, identify learned color clusters from the clusters of pixel colors obtained from the training images, and label the learned color clusters with color indicators. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260903

Computerized machine learning based recommendations

A machine learning based recommendation for a desired strategy is generated for a user. User data pertaining to previous user decisions pertaining to capitalization is received. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260843

Creating targeted content based on detected characteristics of an augmented reality scene

This disclosure generally covers systems and methods that identify objects within an augmented reality (“ar”) scene (received from a user) to gather information concerning the user's physical environment or physical features and to recommend products. In particular, the disclosed systems and methods detect characteristics of multiple objects shown within an ar scene received from a user and, based on the detected characteristics, select products to recommend to the user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260746

Job allocation

Examples of job allocation are described hereon. In an example, a job for allocation may be received. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260742

Method and apparatus for pushing travel information, and storage medium

A travel information pushing method and apparatus, and a storage medium. The method comprises: acquiring travel request information triggered due to scanning of an identification code on a ticket by a user terminal (s11); inquiring a database about travel notification information according to the travel request information (s12); and returning the inquired travel notification information to the user terminal (s13). ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260739

Model parameter combination method and apparatus

The method and apparatus that are applied to a machine learning system which includes at least one parameter collection group and at least one parameter delivery group. Each parameter collection group is corresponding to at least one parameter delivery group. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260736

Cross-optimization prediction for delivering content

When an opportunity arises to present a content item to a user, an online system delivers a content item to a user according to a first content delivery strategy associated with the content item. For the impression of the content item to the user, the online system tracks attributes associated with the first content delivery strategy. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260720

Fatigue crack growth prediction

Systems and methods for predicting fatigue crack growth are provided. In one example embodiment, a method can include obtaining historical operational data associated with one or more rotatable structures of one or more machines, obtaining data indicative of fatigue crack size for the one or more rotatable structures, and constructing a machine-learned model correlating fatigue crack growth with operational data using a machine learning technique.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260719

Cascaded random decision trees using clusters

A machine learning system is described which has a memory storing at least one trained random decision tree and parameters of a plurality of clusters associated with the trained random decision tree. A processor of the machine learning system pushes a sensor data element through the trained random decision tree to compute a prediction and to obtain values of features associated with the sensor data element. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260714

Global optimization, search and machine learning method based on the lamarckian principle of inheritance of acquired characteristics

The invention discloses a global optimization, search and machine learning method based on the lamarckian principle of inheritance of acquired characteristics, comprising step 1: constructing an objective function ƒ(p) according to the problem being solved, where p represents a set of candidate solutions to the problem; step 2: encoding p into a genetic algorithm (ga) chromosome, inputting or automatically calculating algorithmic parameters of the ga, and initializing the algorithm and the population of candidate solution generation g0={p01, p02, . . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260712

Laser processing apparatus and machine learning device

A laser processing apparatus that processes a workpiece using laser light outputted from a laser processing head includes an output detection unit for detecting an output of the laser light for a predetermined time period; a fluctuation calculation unit for calculating a fluctuation in the output of the laser light detected by the output detection unit; and an angle command unit for commanding an angle by which the laser processing head is to be inclined with respect to the normal of the workpiece, based on the fluctuation calculated by the fluctuation calculation unit.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260708

Asynchronous deep reinforcement learning

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for asynchronous deep reinforcement learning. One of the systems includes a plurality of workers, wherein each worker is configured to operate independently of each other worker, and wherein each worker is associated with a respective actor that interacts with a respective replica of the environment during the training of the deep neural network.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260707

Training neural networks using a prioritized experience memory

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for training a neural network used to select actions performed by a reinforcement learning agent interacting with an environment. In one aspect, a method includes maintaining a replay memory, where the replay memory stores pieces of experience data generated as a result of the reinforcement learning agent interacting with the environment. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260706

Systems and methods of identity analysis of electrocardiograms

Disclosed systems include an electrocardiogram sensor configured to sense electrocardiograms of a subject and a processing device operatively coupled to the electrocardiogram sensor. The processing device receives an electrocardiogram from the electrocardiogram sensor. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260705

System and method for applying transfer learning to identification of user actions

Methods and systems for analyzing encrypted traffic, such as to identify, or “classify,” the user actions that generated the traffic. Such classification is performed, even without decrypting the traffic, based on features of the traffic. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260704

Multi-dimensional time series event prediction via convolutional neural network(s)

Techniques that facilitate machine learning using multi-dimensional time series data are provided. In one example, a system includes a snapshot component and a machine learning component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260700

Method and system for implementing reinforcement learning agent using reinforcement learning processor

The embodiments herein disclose a system and method for implementing reinforcement learning agents using a reinforcement learning processor. An application-domain specific instruction set (asi) for implementing reinforcement learning agents and reward functions is created. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260699

Technologies for deep machine learning with convolutional neural networks and reduced set support vector machines

Technologies for machine learning with convolutional neural networks (cnns) and support vector machines (svms) include a computing device that may train a deep cnn on a training data set to recognize features of the training data set. The computing device processes the training data set with the cnn after training to extract feature vectors. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260697

Multi-dimensional time series event prediction via convolutional neural network(s)

Techniques that facilitate machine learning using multi-dimensional time series data are provided. In one example, a system includes a snapshot component and a machine learning component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260693

Machine learning framework for facilitating engagements

Described herein is a machine learning framework for facilitating engagements. In accordance with one aspect of the framework, a machine learning model is trained based on the training data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260692

System and method for training artificial intelligence systems using a sima based processor

A reinforcement learning processor specifically configured to train reinforcement learning agents in the ai systems by the way of implementing an application-specific instruction set is disclosed. The application-specific instruction set incorporates ‘single instruction multiple agents (sima)’ instructions. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260691

System and method for training artificial intelligence systems using a sima based processor

A reinforcement learning processor specifically configured to train reinforcement learning agents in the ai systems by the way of implementing an application-specific instruction set is disclosed. The application-specific instruction set incorporates ‘single instruction multiple agents (sima)’ instructions. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260687

Information processing system and method for operating same

Efficient learning of a neural network can be performed. A plurality of dnns are hierarchically configured, and data of a hidden layer of a dnn of a first hierarchy machine learning/recognizing device is used as input data of a dnn of a second hierarchy machine learning/recognizing device.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260686

Electronic sensing systems and methods thereof

Electronic sensing systems and methods are disclosed. The electronic sensing system (ess) receive an olfactory product and one or more smell characteristics of the olfactory product are detected and extracted by identifying a headspace of the olfactory product. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260670

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to perform a printing process of forming an image on a print medium based on print data, and a processor. The processor is configured to determine whether or not the printing process has completed based on remaining print data to be printed, when the print medium is removed from a paper discharge tray in which the print medium on which the image is formed by the image forming unit is placed, and to cause a warning to be output upon determining that the printing process has not completed based on the remaining print data to be printed.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260668

Harmonizing composite images using deep learning

Methods and systems are provided for generating harmonized images for input composite images. A neural network system can be trained, where the training includes training a neural network that generates harmonized images for input composite images. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260667

Systems and methods for inferential sharing of photos

Techniques for separating shareable images from non-shareable images. In various implementations, image metadata and feature analysis may be used to evaluate the “shareability” of a photograph associated with a particular user. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260665

Deep learning system for recognizing pills in images

A system and method is provided that utilizes deep learning, including convolutional neural networks, to identify subject objects in unconstrained user images such as unknown pills. An image of, e.g., a pill, may be captured and subsequently processed using deep learning models to identify the pill. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260664

Deep-learning network architecture for object detection

Systems and methods are disclosed herein for automatically identifying a query object within a visual medium. The technique generally involves receiving as input to a neural network a query object and a visual medium including the query object. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260662

System and method for procedurally synthesizing datasets of objects of interest for training machine-learning models

A system and method for procedurally synthesizing a training dataset for training a machine-learning model. In one embodiment, the system includes: (1) a training designer configured to describe variations in content of training images to be included in the training dataset and (2) an image definer coupled to the training designer, configured to generate training image definitions in accordance with the variations and transmit the training image definitions: to a 3d graphics engine for rendering into corresponding training images, and further to a ground truth generator for generating associated ground truth corresponding to the training images, the training images and the associated ground truth comprising the training dataset.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260642

Driver state monitoring method and apparatus

Disclosed are a driver state monitoring method and apparatus. The driver state monitoring apparatus includes a driver state sensing unit to sense a driver state; a vehicle state sensing unit to sense a vehicle state, an ambient environment state sensing unit to sense an ambient environment state of the vehicle, a warning unit to warn a driver of a driver carelessness state, and a controller to assign a weighted value to the driver state sensed through the driver state sensing unit and the vehicle state sensed through the vehicle state sensing unit, respectively, based on an ambient environment state sensed through the ambient environment state sensing unit, calculate a driver carelessness level by applying the assigned respective weighted values, determine whether the driver is in a carelessness state or a normal state based on the calculated driver carelessness level, and warn the driver through the warning unit if the driver is in the carelessness state.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260633

System and method for detecting, tracking, and classifiying objects

The present disclosure provides for a method, device, and computer-readable storage medium for performing a method for discerning a vehicle at an access control point. The method including obtaining a video sequence of the access control point; detecting an object of interest from the video sequence; tracking the object from the video sequence to obtain tracked-object data; classifying the object to obtain classified-object data; determining that the object is a vehicle based on the classified-object data; and determining that the vehicle is present in a predetermined detection zone based on the tracked-object data.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260628

Apparatus and method for image processing to calculate likelihood of image of target object detected from input image

An image processing apparatus, which receives an input image and detects an image of a target object based on a detection algorithm, includes a machine learning device which performs learning by using a plurality of partial images cut out from at least one input image, based on a result of detection of the image of the target object, and calculates a likelihood of the image of the target object.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260607

Structure from motion for drone videos

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method comprising obtaining, by a processing system including a processor, first and second models for a structure of an object, based respectively on ground-level and aerial observations of the object. Model parameters are determined for a three-dimensional (3d) third model of the object based on the first and second models; the determining comprises a transfer learning procedure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260532

Systems and methods for multi-dimensional fluid modeling of an organism or organ

A multiple fluid model tool for multi-dimensional fluid modeling of a biological structure is presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, and a three-dimensional health assessment component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260513

Systems and methods for utilizing a 3d cad point-cloud to automatically create a fluid model

A multiple fluid model tool for utilizing a 3d cad point-cloud to automatically create a fluid model is presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, and a three-dimensional design component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260503

Optimization of prototype and machine design within a 3d fluid modeling environment

Techniques that facilitate optimization of prototype and machine design within a three-dimensional fluid modeling environment are presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, and a graphical user interface component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260502

Multiple fluid model tool for interdisciplinary fluid modeling

A multiple fluid model tool for interdisciplinary fluid modeling is presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, and a three-dimensional design component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260501

Systems and methods for overlaying and integrating computer aided design (cad) drawings with fluid models

Techniques that facilitate overlaying and integrating computer aided design drawings with fluid models are presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, and a graphical user interface component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260498

System and method for designing system on chip (soc) circuits using single instruction multiple agent (sima) instructions

The embodiments herein discloses a system and method for designing soc by using a reinforcement learning processor. An soc specification input is received and a plurality of domains and a plurality of subdomains is created using application specific instruction set to generate chip specific graph library. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260472

Automated tool for question generation

Computerized methods are disclosed for automated question generation from source documents through natural language processing, for applications including training and testing. Interleaved selection and transformation phases employ combined semantic-syntactic analysis to progressively refine natural input text into a high density of text fragments having high content value. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260437

Code generation for queries in a database system

A method for generating code for queries in a database system includes obtaining a user query in a first programming language, the user query comprising at least one query parameter for selecting data from a content database. The method includes obtaining machine code corresponding to a compiled version of the user query. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260414

Query expansion learning with recurrent networks

A method for query expansion uses a representation of an input query object, such as an image, to retrieve representations of similar objects retrieved using the query object representation as a query. Given the set of image representations, a weight is predicted for each using a prediction model which assigns different weights to the image representations. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260293

Graphics card warning circuit

A warning circuit is configured to output a warning in response to an integrated graphics card unit being coupled to a display screen and a discrete graphics card being coupled to a first connector. The first connector is configured to output a coupling signal in response to the discrete graphics card being coupled to the first connector. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260268

Self-learning event response engine of systems

Systems and methods for a self-learning event response engine of systems are described. In one embodiment, the systems and methods may include identifying two or more patterns of events among a plurality of detected events stored in a database, identifying an adverse condition of the storage system that occurs as a result of a particular pattern of events from the identified patterns of events, identifying a corrective action that resolves the adverse condition of the storage system, detecting an occurrence of one or more events from the particular pattern of events, and implementing the corrective action based at least in part on detecting the occurrence of the one or more events from the particular pattern of events.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260256

Fine-grain synchronization in data-parallel jobs for distributed machine learning

A computer-implemented method and computer processing system are provided. The method includes synchronizing, by a processor, respective ones of a plurality of data parallel workers with respect to an iterative distributed machine learning process. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260246

Runtime piggybacking of concurrent jobs in task-parallel machine learning programs

One embodiment provides a method for runtime piggybacking of concurrent data-parallel jobs in task-parallel machine learning (ml) programs including intercepting, by a processor, executable jobs including executable map reduce (mr) jobs and looped jobs in a job stream. The processor queues the executable jobs, and applies runtime piggybacking of multiple jobs by processing workers of different types. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260232

Software internationalization and localization protocol in a computing system

An example method of implementing internationalization and localization for a software application includes: receiving, at a service, a first request from the software application for a localized resource corresponding to a target locale, the localized resource including a string or a format; sending a second request from the service to a backend server for the localized resource; receiving the localized resource from the backend server in response to the second request; and returning the localized resource from the service to the software application.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180260131

Storage area network reclamation for virtual environments

A system, method and program product for reclaiming storage volumes in a storage area network (san). A method is disclosed that includes: monitoring each of a set containers implemented by a physical host, wherein each container holds a set of storage volumes that are mapped to a storage pool via a san switch; determining whether unused volumes in a selected container exceed an empty capacity threshold; in response to the empty capacity threshold being exceeded, determining whether an idle time threshold for the unused volumes has been exceeded with no i/o activity; and in response to the idle time threshold being exceeded with no i/o activity, separating the unused volumes from the selected container, un-mapping the unused volumes from the physical host, and returning the unused volumes to the storage pool.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259980

One-gauge one-turn regulator manifold

A one-gauge one-turn regulator manifold includes a manifold body, a spring set, a knob set, an annular dial and one inlet pressure gauge. The outlet pressure is selected and adjusted by turning a control knob without a pressure gauge. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259978

Training and refining fluid models using disparate and aggregated machine data

A multiple fluid model tool for training and/or refining of fluid models using disparate and/or aggregated machine data is presented. For example, a system includes a modeling component, a machine learning component, a three-dimensional design component and a data collection component. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259956

Driving control apparatus, driving control method, and program

A personalization function for each driver is found by learning on the basis of driving operation conducted by a driver through manual driving and detection results of various sensors provided on a vehicle body. Verification simulation is carried out by using the found personalization function, and when safety thereof is confirmed, the personalization function is updated as a new personalization function. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259946

Finish-machining amount prediction apparatus and machine learning device

A machine learning device of a finish-machining amount prediction apparatus observes, as state variables expressing a current state of an environment, finish-machining amount data indicating finish-machining amounts of the respective parts of a component and accuracy data indicating the accuracy of the respective parts of a machine, to which the component is attached. Then, the machine learning device acquires determination data indicating propriety determination results of the accuracy of the respective parts of the machine, to which the component after being subjected to finish machining is attached. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259925

Evaluation system, safety controller, computer readable storage medium, and evaluation method

An evaluation system includes: processing execution means for executing computation in accordance with a safety program; setting means for receiving an input signal of an evaluation target and an expected output value; first determination means for determining whether or not a first output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the expected output value based on reception of a change in the value of the input signal from a first input value to a second input value from an input device; second determination means for determining whether or not a second output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the first output value based on reception of returning of the value of the input signal from the second input value to the first input value from the input device; and output means for outputting determination results.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259923

System and method for industrial process automation controller farm with flexible redundancy schema and dynamic resource management through machine learning

A system includes a high speed bus and a plurality of multi-function modules coupled to the high speed bus. The plurality of multi-function modules includes at least one controller configured to execute control logic for the system. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259921

Data-difference-driven self-learning dynamic optimization method for batch process

The present invention discloses a data difference-driven self-learning dynamic batch process optimization method including the following steps: collect production process data off line; eliminate singular batches through pca operation; construct time interval and index variance matrices to carry out pls operation to generate initial optimization strategies; collect data of new batches; run a recursive algorithm; and update the optimization strategy. The present invention utilizes a perturbation method to establish initial optimization strategies for an optimized variable setting curve. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259917

Power generation system control through adaptive learning

A system includes a power generation system and a controller. The controller includes processors that receive a first set of inputs. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259822

Thin-film devices and fabrication

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

09/13/18 / #20180259664

Automated system and methods for adaptive robust denoising of large-scale seismic data sets

Seismic survey data is received, indexed into index sets, and each index set partitioned into data blocks. For each particular data block of a particular index set, the particular data block is sliced into frequency slices. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259644

Moving object detection device using ultrasonic sensor, method thereof, and warning system using the same

The present disclosure relates to a moving object detection device using an ultrasonic sensor, a method thereof, and a warning system using the same. The moving object detection device includes: an ultrasonic sensor configured to receive a plurality of reflected signals per period; and a detector configured to divide a sensing distance of the ultrasonic sensor into a plurality of regions, detect a region of the plurality of regions as a region of interest (roi) when an intensity of a reflected signal of the plurality of reflected signals exceeds a predetermined threshold in a region of the plurality of regions, and detect a moving object based on changes in the roi.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259455

Methods and apparatus for fluorescence lifetime imaging with pulsed light

A light source may illuminate a scene with pulsed light that is pulsed non-periodically. The scene may include fluorescent material that fluoresces in response to the pulsed light. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259454

Methods and apparatus for fluorescence lifetime imaging with periodically modulated light

A light source may illuminate a scene with amplitude-modulated light. The scene may include fluorescent material. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259439

Particulate matter detection system

A pm detection system has a pm sensor, current detector, and control circuit. The circuit switches of a detection mode and a burning mode. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259385

Dynamic sensitivity distributed acoustic sensing

Provided is a method for determining strain change in an optical fiber. The method includes injecting pulsed radiation into the optical fiber; interfering the radiation backscattered from plural locations within the fiber with reference radiation; detecting plural intensities of the interfered radiation associated with the plural locations; deriving plural temporal phase changes based on the plural intensities; for any target location along the fiber: setting a variable first aggregation range and/or second aggregation range to respective start aggregation range values; a) deriving a first phase aggregation value based on plural temporal phase changes of radiation returning from the first aggregation range including locations behind the target location; b) deriving a second phase aggregation value based on plural temporal phase changes of radiation travelled to a second aggregation range including locations in front of the target location; c) determining a signal (strain indicative value) associated with the target location based on a phase aggregation value difference between the first phase aggregation value and second phase aggregation value; performing the above steps a), b), c) while varying the first and/or second aggregation range values to respective final aggregation range values until a criterion is satisfied.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259306

Charge

A charge comprises a case, the bottom of which has disposed therein an explosive cartridge, on the inside surface of which cartridge there is mounted a liner. Opposite the bottom, an upper portion of the case is cylindrical and threaded and is provided with a threaded bushing, which is mounted such as to abut the liner and has a through aperture with a diameter that is less than the inside diameter of the liner. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259235

Method and apparatus for refrigerant leak detection

A method of monitoring a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system for refrigerant leak. The method includes monitoring, by a controller, operation of the hvac system and determining, using a plurality of leak detectors, whether refrigerant within the hvac system is leaking. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180259060

Use of metering hole in shroud of splash-lubricated gearbox for disbursing lubricant within gearbox

The present invention includes a method of lubricating a gearbox, including moving a lubricant from the gearbox into a gear shroud via a flow-metering orifice in the gear shroud; and distributing the lubricant within the gearbox by operation of a gear turning within the gear shroud.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258940

A control system for controlling a subsea gas compression system

A control system for a subsea gas compression system. The control system includes a subsea control system comprising a plurality of process sensors measuring process parameters of the compression system, a compressor controller configured to generate control commands controlling the motor and the valve based on measurements of the process parameters from the sensors, and an electric device including hardware and software. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258919

Spring-powered drive apparatus and self-propelled caster

There is provided a spring-powered drive apparatus including a casing (102), an output shaft (103) mounted on the casing (102) in a relatively rotatable manner, a one way clutch (112) externally fitted on the output shaft (103) in the casing (102) and, a spiral spring (105, 107) housed in the casing and wound by turning of the output shaft (103) in the direction in which the one way clutch (112) transmits torque. Thus, there can be provided a compact spring-powered drive apparatus and a self-propelled caster that can be applied to a work cart or the like.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258881

Cascade pivot door-type thrust reverser for turbofan engine

A thrust reverser for reversing a thrust of a turbofan engine of an aircraft. The reverser includes a pivot door, a cascade component, and an actuation system. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258869

Controller and control method for internal combustion engine

To provide a controller and a control method for an internal combustion engine capable of learning the individual difference and the aging change of the flow characteristic of the egr valve, by a method which is hardly influenced by the individual difference and the aging change of the internal combustion engine body, and improving the estimation accuracy of the flow rate of recirculation exhaust gas. The controller for an internal combustion engine calculates an oxygen concentration detecting egr rate regr based on the inner-manifold oxygen concentration; calculates an oxygen concentration detecting recirculation flow rate based on the oxygen concentration detecting egr rate and the intake air flow rate, and calculates a learning value of the opening area of egr valve; and calculates a flow rate of recirculation exhaust gas for control based on the learned opening area.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258868

Engine device

An engine device (21) including: an intake manifold (67) configured to supply air into a cylinder (77), an exhaust manifold (44) configured to output exhaust gas from the cylinder; a gas injector (98) which mixes a gaseous fuel with the air supplied from the intake manifold; and a main fuel injection valve (79) configured to inject a liquid fuel into the cylinder for combustion. At the time of switching the operation mode from one to another between a gas mode and a diesel mode, a supply amount of a first fuel to be supplied in a post-switching operation mode is increased to a switching threshold value through an increase control which monotonously increases the supply amount, and then is controlled by a speed-governing control based on the engine rotation number. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258867

Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles

A vehicle monitoring system for turning off an idling engine comprises a vehicle speed sensor configured to detect a lack of motion, or “stationary status” of a vehicle and emit a parameter correlated to the motion status of the vehicle, a transmission status detector configured to detect a transmission status of the vehicle, an alerting device capable of warning other drivers of a stationary status of the vehicle and a control device. The control device is coupled to the vehicle speed sensor, the transmission status detector and the alerting device, wherein the vehicle speed sensor and the transmission status detector send a signal to the control device and the control device operates in a manner dependent on the motion status of the vehicle and the transmission status of the vehicle.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258793

Device for ventilation of a turbomachine turbine casing

The invention relates to a ventilation device for a turbomachine turbine casing, comprising a plurality of line sets (16′) configured to spray air over the turbine casing, the line sets being arranged next to one another, each line set comprising a main ring (161) in which air circulates, the main ring (161) comprising orifices (17′) configured to spray a stream of air towards the turbine casing, the line set comprising a shield (162) configured to isolate the main ring (161) from a stream of air returning from the turbine casing towards the line sets after having been sprayed towards the turbine casing, the said shield (162) enveloping the main ring (161) and having orifices aligned with the orifices of the main ring (161).. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258608

Excavation machine, method for controlling excavation machine, and excavation system

An excavation machine includes a detector detecting a state of an object to be excavated a storage storing a plurality of pieces of excavation information in which a state of a first portion before excavated by a learning excavation device, and a first operation of when the learning excavation device excavates the first portion are associated with each other, and a processor including an estimation unit obtaining a state of a second portion intended to be excavated the state having been detected by the detector, an operation determining unit selecting the state of the first portion corresponding to the state of the obtained second portion, from among the states of the first portions of the excavation information, and determining the first operation corresponding to the selected state, as a second operation of when excavating the second portion, and an excavation controller operating an excavation device with the second operation.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258503

Blow lance assembly for metal manufacturing and refining

The instant invention relates to a blow lance assembly for metal manufacturing and refining, developed so as to control slag formation and oxidation, as well as the heat capacity of the reactor, and the conservation of the operational conditions during charging and blowing, having, in its lower part, two groups of gas outlets which determine two blowing conditions, the first group consisting of oxygen passage nozzles having a converging-diverging shape, main responsible for the oxidation reactions and for the conveyance of the basic solid material, mainly calcium oxide, for initial slag formation, and dephosphorization at the final stages during batch refining; the second group consisting of secondary jets with various functions during each blowing stage, the first function, at the beginning of the process as an afterburning agent, through the reaction of oxygen with carbon monoxide generated by the main jets, and the second function being that of accelerating the reaction with carbon by increasing oxygen jet speed, accelerating scrap melting in the early stages and, finally, incrementing the oxidation of the elements of the metal bath, iron, in order to reduce the phosphorus content in the final stages of batch refining.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258335

Environmentally friendly, non-clay, aqueous-based, borate cross-linker slurries using boron-containing minerals

Methods and compositions regarding borate, cross-linking suspensions are disclosed that may include one or more non-clay suspending agents, at least 30 wt. % of one or more boron-containing minerals, and a water-based solvent. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180258139

N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor modulators and methods of making and using same

Disclosed are compounds having enhanced potency in the modulation of nmda receptor activity. Such compounds are contemplated for use in the treatment of diseases and disorders, such as learning, cognitive activities, and analgesia, particularly in alleviating and/or reducing neuropathic pain. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257966

Wastewater treatment apparatus adopting biofiltration process for pretreatment of shortened nitrogen removal process

A waste water treatment includes a biological filtration tank, a nitritation tank, and an anammox tank. The biological filtration tank performs biological filtration as a pretreatment process with regard to influent waste water and removes solids and organic matters. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257908

Elevator arrangement adapted for determining positions of fixtures at various floors based on sound measurements

An elevator arrangement has a car displaceable within an elevator shaft between building floors, an elevator control and a fixture located at each floors and connected to the elevator control for an exchange of information. Each fixture includes a sound detector detecting sound propagating within the shaft. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257894

Sheet processing apparatus

According to an embodiment, a sheet processing apparatus includes a first tray, a second tray, and a pressing member. The pressing member includes a turning shaft, the turning shaft being located on the downstream side of a transport direction of the sheet to the first tray, relative to an end of the upstream side of the sheet supported in the first tray, and when the sheet is moved from the first tray toward the second tray, rotates about the turning shaft. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257730

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a body frame including a main frame, a link support, and a connecting bracket that connects a front portion of the main frame and the link support. The connecting bracket includes a turning support that supports a lower cross member, a connector that connects a front portion of the main frame and the link support and a right reinforcement wall and a left reinforcement wall that extend in an up-and-down direction to connect the turning support and the connector. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257729

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a body frame including a connecting bracket including a unitary connector that connects a front end of a right frame and a front end of a left frame, and an extension that extends to the front of the vehicle from the connector to be welded to a link support at a front end thereof. When the vehicle is seen from the front thereof, a weld between the extension and the link support is located on an imaginary central straight line that passes a middle upper axis and a middle lower axis above or below a turning support in an up-and-down direction of the body frame.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257704

Vehicle steering angle detecting apparatus and electric power steering apparatus equipped with the same

A vehicle steering angle detecting apparatus that connects a motor, which assist-controls a steering system of a vehicle, to the steering shaft via a reduction mechanism, and includes the first angle sensor which detects the steering shaft angle of the steering shaft and the second angle sensor which detects the motor shaft angle of the motor, including: a function that updates a static characteristic map and a dynamic characteristic map by iteratively learning a static characteristic and a dynamic characteristic of the nonlinear elements including the reduction mechanism, and mutually estimates the steering shaft angle and the motor shaft angle by using the static characteristic map and the dynamic characteristic map. The present invention is also the electric power steering apparatus equipped with the vehicle steering angle detecting apparatus.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257699

Steering control system

A steering control system for a vehicle that considers the limitations of at least one of the vehicle and the environment is contemplated. The steering control system can receive a vehicle characteristic, an environmental condition, a desired amount of turning, and a desired velocity of the vehicle. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257698

Steering mode selection using machine learning

Technical features of a steering system include a control module that dynamically determines an operating mode based on a set of input signal values such as lateral acceleration signal values and corresponding handwheel position values. The control module dynamically determines and learns classification boundaries between multiple operating modes based the input signal values. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257670

Railway facility with high throughput loop track

A railway facility with high throughput loop track includes a series of adjacent parallel staging tracks connected to a main line to receive and depart trains, arranged in a path so that trains transverse around the railway facility. A balloon loop track, which includes a loading or unloading facility, is connected to the staging tracks loops and reverses the direction of the train so that upon completion of loading or unloading a train can depart or be re-staged without requiring repositioning or turning of locomotives. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257658

Electronic device and method using machine learning for identifying characteristics of users located within a specific space

Electronic device using intelligent analysis for identifying characteristics of users located within a specific space. The electronic device includes a controller configured to identify each of a plurality of users located within a specific space, and generate a control command for controlling operation of at least one device associated with the specific space based on characteristic information related to each of the identified plurality of users.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257655

Learning driver rate of pedal change

Methods, systems, and apparatus for predicting the braking or acceleration of a vehicle. The pedal change prediction system includes a braking sensor for providing braking data or an acceleration sensor pedal for providing acceleration data. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257563

Collision avoidance system and collision avoidance method

A driver state detection unit is configured to detect a state of a driver of a host vehicle. An environment detection unit is configured to detect an environment in which the host vehicle is traveling. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257562

Warning device for vehicle

A warning device for a vehicle includes a warning vibration wave generator and a vibration applying device. For each of a plurality of vehicle conditions, the warning vibration wave generator generates a warning vibration wave having a frequency that varies with the vehicle speed detected by a vehicle speed sensor, and that differs for each vehicle condition at the same vehicle speed. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257551

Optical system for warning light

An led optical assembly including an led, a lens, and a reflector. The lens is made up of a light entry surface and a light emission surface rotated about a rotational axis. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257452

Leaning vehicle

A linkage includes a lower cross member supported by a link support and provided with a rear element turnable about a turning axis behind the link support. The body frame includes an upper frame, a lower frame and a coupling frame. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257236

Apparatus, robot, method and recording medium having program recorded thereon

An apparatus, robot, method and recording medium is provided, wherein when it is determined that a speech of an adult includes a warning word, whether the adult is angry or scolding is determined based on a physical feature value of the speech of the adult. When it is determined that the adult is angry, at least any of the following processes is performed: (a) a process of causing a loudspeaker to output a first sound, (b) a process of causing an apparatus to perform a first operation, and (c) a process of causing a display to perform a first display.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257227

Robot for controlling learning in view of operation in production line, and method of controlling the same

A control device includes a learning control part in which a difference is calculated between a target position and an actual position of a portion detected based on a sensor, and an operation-speed change rate is increased or reduced several times within a maximum value of the operation-speed change rate set for increasing or reducing the operation speed of a robot mechanism unit and within allowance conditions of vibrations occurring at the portion to be controlled; meanwhile, learning is repeated to calculate an updated compensation amount based on the difference and a previous compensation amount previously calculated for suppressing vibrations at each operation-speed change rate, and a convergent compensation amount and a convergent operation-speed change rate are stored after convergence of the compensation amount and the operation-speed change rate.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257225

Robot system, measurement data processing device and measurement data processing method for picking out workpiece using measurement data corrected by means of machine learning

A robot system includes a robot including a hand for holding a workpiece; a sensor for measuring a work area in which the workpiece exists to obtain a three-dimensional shape in the work area as measurement data; a measurement data processing device including a model data storage unit, a measurement data correction unit, a position and orientation calculation unit; and a robot control unit for control the robot based on an output from the position and orientation calculation unit, wherein the measurement data correction unit in a learning stage, creates teacher data by arranging the model data in the position and the orientation calculated by the position and orientation calculation unit and adjusts a parameter for correcting the measurement data based on the measurement data and the teacher data, and in a picking stage, outputs corrected measurement data obtained by correcting the measurement data using the adjusted parameter.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180257028

Process and apparatus for 5 capturing gaseous ammonia

A method and system for collecting gaseous nitrogen compounds into an aqueous solution are provided. The method enables the combination of gaseous sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the aqueous solution to generate ammonium compound components, to include ammonium sulfate. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180256987

Game and method of playing the same

A system and method for a fantasy game are provided. In particular, the system and method enables one or more users to draft fantasy players based on any qualifying real-life person, object, or thing onto a roster, create a lineup based on the roster, and use the lineup to compete against other users. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180256956

Snowboard training support apparatus

A snowboard support apparatus, attached to the snowboard in such a way that it extends from the board and provides a physical support for the rider to lean against in order to aid in the process of learning to snowboard. The support apparatus provides support to the rider to allow them to develop skills in being able to ride a snowboard in an incremental and natural manner without constraining the riding experience.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180256081

Lancet device

The lancet device includes a housing and a lancet having a puncturing element. The lancet is disposed within the housing and is adapted for axial movement between an initial or pre-actuated position wherein the puncturing element is retained within the housing, and a puncturing position wherein the puncturing element extends through a forward opening in the housing. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180255897

Combination comb and flat iron device

A combination comb and hair iron device for providing both combing of hair and protection from burning or the scalp or other body parts. The device has an inner comb, and an outer comb. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180255864

Method for manufacturing integral shoe embryo

A method for manufacturing an integral shoe embryo is provided. In the method, a reinforcement piece is woven by a flat knitting machine during a weave process, and the reinforcement piece is made unperceivable through a subsequent side overturning step when viewing from an exterior of a shoe. ... Corning Incorporated

09/13/18 / #20180255717

Stump auger

The present concept is a stump auger used for cutting and destroying a tree stumps, the stump auger includes a main shaft connected at a top end to a drive mechanism for turning the shaft about a vertical axis, wherein the main shaft is connected at a bottom end to a cone top such that the cone is part of the main shaft. The stump auger cone includes a spiral thread extending about the outer surface of the cone from the cone top to the cone bottom. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255395

Sound source probing apparatus, sound source probing method, and storage medium storing program therefor

A sound source probing apparatus, including storage and processing circuitry, is provided that probes a direction of a sound source. The processing circuitry performs operations including determining a first correlation matrix that is a correlation matrix of acoustic signals acquired as observation signals by a microphone array including two or more microphones disposed apart from each other. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255332

Multi-angle video synchronization and multi-angle video interface

This disclosure relates to a multi-angle video platform operating on web and mobile, that allows users to play many videos at the same time about the same experience. Combining real time video technology, metadata analysis, and machine learning, the techniques, systems, and methods disclosed herein can facilitate easily syncing multiple videos of events like music festivals, rallies, sports, or music, giving users the chance to not only watch but also participate in the video experience, switching across video angles or audio sources, or eventually adding their own video or audio inputs into the multi-angle experience. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255269

System, device, and method for evidentiary management of digital data associated with a localized miranda-type process

An evidentiary management process for digital data associated with a localized miranda-type process includes first detecting an electronic miranda-type process trigger event, capturing audio/video of a suspect and storing a unique identifier of the suspect, selecting a particular stored miranda-type warning variation, and then playing back the selected warning variation and storing an indication thereof. Then the unique identifier of the suspect and the stored indication of the warning variation are aggregated into a single data structure. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255122

Learning-based resource management in a data center cloud architecture

A mobile device, computer readable medium, and method are provided for allocating resources within a cloud. The method includes the steps of receiving metrics data associated with one or more tasks, training one or more models based on the metrics data to predict scores for tasks executed with a particular number of resource units, receiving a request that specifies a first task for processing a dataset, determining an optimal number of resource units to allocate to the first task based on predicted scores output by a first model, and allocating the optimal number of resource units to a resource agent in the cloud to manage the execution of the first task. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255102

Incremental security policy development for an enterprise network

A system may identify resources such as applications or network locations that are not adequately covered by an enterprise's security policy to notify a network administrator of such deficiencies. An exemplary security policy may allow or deny access to individual functional resources (e.g. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255079

System and method for cyber security threat detection

A cyber security threat detection system for one or more endpoints within a computing environment is disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of collector engines. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255076

System and method for cyber security threat detection

A cyber security threat detection system for one or more endpoints within a computing environment is disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of collector engines. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255023

Privacy-preserving system for machine-learning training data

The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that anonymizes sensor data to facilitate machine-learning training operations without disclosing an associated user's identity. During operation, the system receives encrypted sensor data at a gateway server, wherein the encrypted sensor data includes a client identifier corresponding to an associated user or client device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180255012

Online active learning in user-generated content streams

Software for online active learning receives content posted to an online stream at a website. The software converts the content into an elemental representation and inputs the elemental representation into a probit model to obtain a predictive probability that the content is abusive. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254998

Resource allocation in a cloud environment

We disclose a cloud-computing system configurable to allocate cloud resources to application functions based on a performance model generated for some or all of such functions by monitoring the performance of an instance pool employed for their execution. In an example embodiment, a corresponding performance model is generated by iteratively forcing the instance pool, during a learning phase, to operate in a manner that enables a control entity of the cloud-computing system to adequately sample different sub-ranges of an operational range, thereby providing a sufficient set of performance data points to a model-building module thereof. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254960

Self-adaptive service management method and system thereof

A self-adaptive management method and system thereof are provided. The method includes: sending, by a target ama server based on pre-stored address information of at least one amf server, first detection information to the at least one amf server; receiving, by the at least one amf server, the first detection information, and returning, by the at least one amf server, first detection response corresponding to the first detection information to the target ama server; receiving, by the target ama server, the first detection response, selecting, by the target ama server, a target amf server from the at least one amf server, and sending, by the target ama server, a join request to the target amf server; receiving, by the target amf server, the join request, and adding, by the target amf server, the target ama server to a network node corresponding to the target amf server.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254958

Link prediction with spatial and temporal consistency in dynamic networks

A computer-implemented method executed by at least one processor for performing link prediction with spatial and temporal consistency by employing a time-dependent matrix factorization technique is presented. The method includes developing, at a plurality of timestamps, relational data of a sequence of network structures each including a plurality of nodes and learning, by the at least one processor, a feature vector of each node of the plurality of nodes of the sequence of network structures by concurrently optimizing a temporal fitting constraint and a network propagation constraint. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254942

System and method for alarm correlation and root cause determination

A fault management (fam) system monitoring a telecommunication network is able to determine a root cause of a malfunction within the network. The root cause determination is accomplished by receiving alarms from network elements, which may be physical devices, logical interfaces, or a combination thereof. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254785

Efficient polyphase architecture for interpolator and decimator

Apparatuses (and methods of manufacturing same), systems, and methods concerning polyphase digital filters are described. In one aspect, an apparatus is provided, including at least one pair of subfilters, each having symmetric coefficients, and a lattice comprising two adders and feedlines corresponding to each of the at least one pair of subfilters, each having symmetric coefficients. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254551

Radome

The invention relates to a radome for a distance warning radar on a motor vehicle, comprising a design element, e.g. A logo, which is visible from the outside and is integrated into the radome, as well as to a method for manufacturing said radome.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254421

All quantum dot based optoelectronic device

An optoelectronic device has an electron transport layer, an active layer, and a hole transport layer. Each of the electron transport layer, the active layer, and the hole transport layer has quantum dots.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254402

Thermoelectric device

A thermoelectric device may include a plurality of electrically conductive first threads and a plurality of electrically insulating second threads structured and arranged to define a fabric. At least one first thread of the plurality of first threads may include a plurality of p-doped thread sections and a plurality of n-doped thread sections arranged in alternating relationship with one another. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254360

Metallization of solar cells

Approaches for the metallization of solar cells and the resulting solar cells are described. In an example, a method of fabricating a solar cell involves forming a plurality of alternating n-type and p-type regions in or above a substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254333

Forming a fin using double trench epitaxy

The present invention relates generally to semiconductor devices and more particularly, to a structure and method of forming a fin using double trench epitaxy. The fin may be composed of a iii-v semiconductor material and may be grown on a silicon, silicon germanium, or germanium substrate. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254329

Nanosheet mosfet with partial release and source/drain epitaxy

A method is presented for forming a nanosheet metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (mosfet) structure. The method includes forming a heteroepitaxial film stack including at least one sacrificial layer and at least one channel layer, patterning the heteroepitaxial film stack, forming a dummy gate stack with sidewall spacers, and forming a cladded or embedded epitaxial source/drain material along the patterned heteroepitaxial film stack sidewalls. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254289

Patterning method employing half tone mask, array substrate and display device

A patterning method employing a half tone mask includes the steps of: successively forming a first thin film layer, a second thin film layer and a photoresist thin film layer on a substrate; exposing and developing the photoresist thin film layer by using a half tone mask plate; performing a first etching on the substrate that is exposed and developed; performing a second etching on the substrate that has been subject to the first etching; passivating the substrate that has been subject to the first etching; ashing the substrate that has been passivated; performing a third etching on the substrate that has been subject to the ashing and the second etching; and, stripping the substrate that has been subject to the third etching.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254281

Select gate self-aligned patterning in split-gate flash memory cell

A split-gate flash memory cell (cell) that can be formed by a method including self-aligned patterning for the select gates includes a semiconductor surface. A first control gate (cg) on a first floating gate (fg) and a second cg on a second fg are on the semiconductor surface. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254250

Substrate structure, electronic package having the same, and method for fabricating the same

A substrate structure has an obtuse portion formed between a side surface and a bottom surface of a substrate body. The obtuse portion includes a plurality of turning surfaces to disperse the stress of the substrate body generated in the packaging process. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254239

Forming metal cap layer over through-glass-vias (tgvs)

Methods for reliable interconnect structures between thin metal capture pads and tgv metallization and resulting devices are provided. Embodiments include forming a tgv in a glass substrate; filling with metal conductive paste; forming a metal layer on top and bottom surfaces of the substrate; patterning the metal layer, leaving at least a portion over the tgv top surface and an area surrounding the tgv; forming a dielectric layer on the metal layer and on the substrate top and bottom surfaces; patterning the dielectric layer, including exposing the metal layer over the tgv top surface and the area surrounding the tgv; forming a second metal layer on the dielectric layer and on the exposed portion of the first metal layer over the tgv top surface and the area surrounding the tgv; patterning the second metal layer exposing the dielectric layer; and forming a third metal layer on the second metal layer.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254108

User-specific immunogenic peptide informed diet suggestion method

A web-based or mobile application or mobile device is provided that sends and receives data related to genome sequencing, ancestry, and peptide presence in relation to foods and food groups. The application or mobile device will source data either input from the user or inferred by ancestral lineage and determine whether oral tolerance is developed due to antigenic peptides naturally occurring in food. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180254085

Quantum memory systems and quantum repeater systems comprising doped polycrystalline ceramic optical devices and methods of manufacturing the same

A method of manufacturing a doped polycrystalline ceramic optical device includes mixing a plurality of transition metal complexes and a plurality of rare-earth metal complexes to form a metal salt solution, heating the metal salt solution to form a heated metal salt solution, mixing the heated metal salt solution and an organic precursor to induce a chemical reaction between the heated metal salt solution and the organic precursor to produce a plurality of rare-earth doped crystalline nanoparticles, and sintering the plurality of rare-earth doped nanoparticles to form a doped polycrystalline ceramic optical device having a rare-earth element dopant that is uniformly distributed within a crystal lattice of the doped polycrystalline ceramic optical device.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253989

System and methods that facilitate competency assessment and affinity matching

Various embodiments disclosed herein provide for a competency identification and analysis system and method. An individual's actions, interactions, and other data can be analysed to determine one or more competencies associated with the individual. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253988

Learning of policy for selection of associative topic in dialog system

A computer-implemented method for learning a policy for selection of an associative topic, which can be used in a dialog system, is described. The method includes obtaining a policy base that indicates a topic transition from a source topic to a destination topic and a short-term reward for the topic transition, by analyzing data from a corpus. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253987

Learning of policy for selection of associative topic in dialog system

A computer-implemented method for learning a policy for selection of an associative topic, which can be used in a dialog system, is described. The method includes obtaining a policy base that indicates a topic transition from a source topic to a destination topic and a short-term reward for the topic transition, by analyzing data from a corpus. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253984

Terrain avoidance device and method for an aircraft

In an aircraft comprising a terrain warning device monitoring the flight of the aircraft with respect to the surrounding terrain and a terrain sensor, the terrain avoidance device is linked to the terrain warning device, to the terrain sensor and to a terrain relief database. The terrain avoidance device comprises a processing unit configured to determine a valid terrain avoidance trajectory as a function at one and the same time of an item of information regarding current position of the aircraft, of terrain relief information arising from the database and of terrain relief information provided by the terrain sensor when the terrain avoidance device receives a warning signal from the terrain warning device.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253973

Real-time video analytics for traffic conflict detection and quantification

A video analytics algorithm, system, and method for use in real time allowing accurate, reliable, and timely warnings that facilitate traffic safety and efficiency. The system and method are readily implemented with minimal computational resources, providing broad applicability. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253964

Traffic monitoring and warning sensor units

A traffic sensor unit (150, 250, 300, 400, 520, 522, 524, 770) for monitoring and warning is provided. The traffic sensor unit (150, 250, 300, 400, 520, 522, 524, 770) includes a processor, one or more sensors (310, 402) to sense motor vehicles (140, 240, 540, 542, 544, 546, 640, 645) and one or more alert strobes (330). ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253881

System and method for animated lip synchronization

A system and method for animated lip synchronization. The method includes: capturing speech input; parsing the speech input into phenomes; aligning the phonemes to the corresponding portions of the speech input; mapping the phonemes to visemes; synchronizing the visemes into viseme action units, the viseme action units comprising jaw and lip contributions for each of the phonemes; and outputting the viseme action units.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253865

Image matting using deep learning

Methods and systems are provided for generating mattes for input images. A neural network system can be trained where the training includes training a first neural network that generates mattes for input images where the input images are synthetic composite images. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253840

Smart mirror

A mirror system includes a visual display disposed to convey information and images during an active period; and the visual display disposed to provide a reflected image during an inactive period; a learning machine receiving data from one or more cameras; and a processor coupled to the visual display, the learning machine, and the camera.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253839

A system and method for detection of suspicious tissue regions in an endoscopic procedure

An image processing system connected to an endoscope and processing in real-time endoscopic images to identify suspicious tissues such as polyps or cancer. The system applies preprocessing tools to clean the received images and then applies in parallel a plurality of detectors both conventional detectors and models of supervised machine learning-based detectors. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253835

Method and system for marking content on the surface of an object using laser

Disclosed subject matter relates to image processing that includes a method for marking content on a surface of an object using laser. A transformation identification computing device receives an input image of the object and extracts data corresponding to region of interest in the input image. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253829

Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus capable of acquiring images with high visibility is provided. A system control circuit of an image processing apparatus acquires the turning speed of the image capturing device capable of being turned, determines a first intensity as the intensity of noise reduction processing when the turning speed is higher than a speed in a predetermined speed range, and determines a second intensity lower than the first intensity as the intensity of the noise reduction processing when the turning speed is within the predetermined speed range. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253818

Deep learning via dynamic root solvers

The present invention provides a computer implemented method, system, and computer program product of deep learning via dynamic root solvers. In an embodiment, the present invention includes (1) forming an initial set of gpus into an initial binary tree architecture, where the initial set includes initially idle gpus and an initial root solver gpu as the root of the initial binary tree architecture, (2) calculating initial gradients and initial adjusted weight data, (3) choosing a first currently idle gpu as a current root solver gpu, (4) forming a current set of gpus into a current binary tree architecture, where the current set includes the additional currently idle gpus and the current root solver gpu as the root of the current binary tree architecture, (5) calculating current gradients and current adjusted weight data, and (6) transmitting an initial update to the weight data to the available gpus.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253817

Deep learning via dynamic root solvers

The present invention provides a computer implemented method, system, and computer program product of deep learning via dynamic root solvers. In an embodiment, the present invention includes (1) forming an initial set of gpus into an initial binary tree architecture, where the initial set includes initially idle gpus and an initial root solver gpu as the root of the initial binary tree architecture, (2) calculating initial gradients and initial adjusted weight data, (3) choosing a first currently idle gpu as a current root solver gpu, (4) forming a current set of gpus into a current binary tree architecture, where the current set includes the additional currently idle gpus and the current root solver gpu as the root of the current binary tree architecture, (5) calculating current gradients and current adjusted weight data, and (6) transmitting an initial update to the weight data to the available gpus.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253816

Deep learning via dynamic root solvers

The present invention provides a computer implemented method, system, and computer program product of deep learning via dynamic root solvers. In an embodiment, the present invention includes (1) forming an initial set of gpus into an initial binary tree architecture, where the initial set includes initially idle gpus and an initial root solver gpu as the root of the initial binary tree architecture, (2) calculating initial gradients and initial adjusted weight data, (3) choosing a first currently idle gpu as a current root solver gpu, (4) forming a current set of gpus into a current binary tree architecture, where the current set includes the additional currently idle gpus and the current root solver gpu as the root of the current binary tree architecture, (5) calculating current gradients and current adjusted weight data, and (6) transmitting an initial update to the weight data to the available gpus.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253812

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

A report concerning the contents obtained by interpretation based on a medical image can be efficiently created without any constraints of expression. An information processing apparatus according to this invention includes an image analysis unit which acquires information concerning a region name or disease name based on an analysis result on the input medical image, an input unit which inputs the result obtained by interpreting the medical image as character information, a conversion candidate prediction unit which outputs conversion candidates concerning the input character information, and a display control unit which displays the input character information upon converting the character information into character information selected from the conversion candidates. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253780

Smart matching for real estate transactions

Systems and methods are described for efficiently meeting the needs of property buyers, sellers, and agents. Attributes of the user and of each property are combined and processed by a machine learning model. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253753

Increasing social media presence using machine-learning relevance techniques

According to an implementation, a system includes a social media messaging platform configured to exchange messages, over a network, among a plurality of computing devices. The exchange of messages is based on a connection graph stored on the messaging platform. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253735

Program identifier response to unstructured input

A computer-implemented method for identifying a problem from unstructured input includes executing on a computer processor the step of identifying context of a problem description from a service support k ticket which adds one or more tags to the service support ticket, each tag corresponding to an end-user symptom within the problem domain. Intent is mapped according to a machine learning model and the one or more tags which identifies a problem and a confidence measure.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253688

Systems and methods for returning one or more items via an attended delivery/pickup location

A computer system for defining attributes associated with attended delivery/pickup locations is described. In various embodiments, the system is configured to enable an authorized user (e.g., a manager of an attended delivery/pickup location) to define certain attributes of a particular attended delivery/pickup location. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253669

Method and system for creating dynamic canonical data model to unify data from heterogeneous sources

This disclosure relates to a method and system for creating a dynamic canonical data model. The method includes creating staging tables to analyze regulatory data collected from a plurality of heterogeneous sources. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253665

Machine learning heterogeneous edge device, method, and system

A machine learning heterogeneous edge device, method, and system are disclosed. In an example embodiment, an edge device includes a communication module, a data collection device, a memory, a machine learning module, a group determination module, and a leader election module. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253664

Decision aid system and method for the maintenance of a machine with learning of a decision model supervised by expert opinion

A decision aid system, method and computer program product for the maintenance of a machine, including anomaly detection modules to determine health indicators on the basis of measurements of physical parameters of the machine, a calculator to compute an operating diagnosis on the basis of health indicators by applying a decision model capable of learning, and a man-machine interface to allow an expert to consult the health indicators and to declare a diagnosis. The calculator can compare an operational diagnosis computed based on a set of health indicators with at least one expert diagnosis declared after consultation of the set of health indicators, and can modify the decision model in the event of disagreement between the anomaly diagnosis computed and an expert diagnosis declared.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253661

Evaluating content for compliance with a content policy enforced by an online system using a machine learning model determining compliance with another content policy

An online system maintains machine learning models that determine risk scores for content items indicating likelihoods of content items violating content policies associated with the machine learning models. When the online system obtains an additional content policy, the online system applies a maintained machine learning model to a set including content items previously identified as violating or not violating the additional content policy. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253659

Data processing system with machine learning engine to provide automated message management functions

Aspects of the disclosure relate to implementing and using a data processing system with a machine learning engine to provide automated message management functions. In some embodiments, a computing platform having at least one processor, a memory, and a communication interface that may receive, via the communication interface, a plurality of messages corresponding to a messaging account. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253658

Understanding business insights and deep-dive using artificial intelligence

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein are directed to a key feature engine receives a request for a desired number of key features to be identified from a data set in at least a portion of a database. The key feature engine executes instances of multiple types of machine learning data models on the data set to calculate respective regression coefficients, in each machine learning data model instance, for each feature in a plurality of features defined by a plurality of data categories of a social network service. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253657

Real-time credit risk management system

The present invention generally relates to a system and method for incorporating computational infrastructure within a statistical learning framework for real-time risk assessment and decision making.. . ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253646

Hybrid aggregation for deep learning neural networks

A processing unit topology of a neural network including a plurality of processing units is determined. The neural network includes at least one machine in which each machine includes a plurality of nodes, and wherein each node includes at least one of the plurality of processing units. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253645

Triage of training data for acceleration of large-scale machine learning

Triage of training data for acceleration of large-scale machine learning is provided. In various embodiments, training input from a set of training data is provided to an artificial neural network. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253629

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and storage medium

There is provided with an image processing apparatus, for example for image recognition such as object counting with machine learning. A generation unit, based on a first captured image, generates a first training data that indicates a first training image and an image recognition result for the first training image. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253624

Defective pixel identification using machine learning

A framework for defective pixel identification is described herein. In accordance with one aspect, the framework performs a machine learning technique to train a classifier using a training image dataset. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253618

Method, system, electronic device, and medium for classifying license plates based on deep learning

The present invention discloses a method, a system, an electronic device, and a medium for classifying license plates based on deep learning that are applied to an electronic device. The method includes: acquiring at least one photograph sent by a terminal device; preprocessing the acquired photograph such that the preprocessed photograph matches a plurality of input parameters of a pre-trained recognition model; and inputting the preprocessed photograph to the pre-trained recognition model to recognize corresponding vehicle use information of the photograph, and sending the corresponding vehicle use information of the photograph to the terminal device. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253553

Data security in bioinformatic sequence analysis

Systems and methods for protecting information stored in private references that are available to be queried—e.g., graph-based sequence references that users query through an interface, providing short reads to obtain the results of an alignment against the reference sequence—analyze the query and/or alignment results to determine whether the query represents an attack. The analysis may be performed before returning results to a user, and in some cases before performing the alignment.. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253529

Multi-temporal information object incremental learning software system

An incremental author disambiguation framework may create new clusters to accommodate new data based on the existing cluster results and newly added data. The proposed system may provide frequent update of taxonomic classification, name disambiguation and many other applications because it takes less time to generate new results. ... Corning Incorporated

09/06/18 / #20180253512

Novel system and method for achieving functional coverage closure for electronic system verification

The present invention is a process by which an engineer can provide as input the design, functional verification goals, and other abstract design details, and receive as output an agent which can be integrated into traditional test benches and will generate stimuli to automatically hit the functional coverage goals for the design. The present invention may employ a system which includes a learning configurator, a learning-based test generator, and a test bench. ... Corning Incorporate