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Solderless breadboard

Embodiments of the invention provide a solderless breadboard for prototyping electrical circuits. The breadboard includes a plurality of electrically conductive lines arranged parallel to each other on an electrically non-conductive breadboard structure. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Real-time modifiable text captioning

An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

Real-time modifiable text captioning

An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

Real-time modifiable text captioning

An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

Individualized dynamic insertion of secondary content in live streaming

During a live stream of a main content to a user, a biometric response of the user is measured during a first streamed portion of the main content. The biometric response is analyzed to detect an event in the first streamed portion of the main content. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Suggestion of visual effects based on detected sound patterns

Disclosed embodiments provide techniques for suggesting a visual effect based on detected sounds. The sounds can be speech and/or music. ... International Business Machine Corporation

System, method and computer program product for contextual focus/zoom of event celebrities

A contextual zoom control method, system, and computer program product, includes detecting faces in an area of interest when a user is performing an image capturing action, extracting a facial image for each of a set of key individuals attending an event where the user is performing the image capturing action, creating a ranked list of the set of key individuals according to a predetermined parameter of each key individual, pairing each detected face with a matching extracted facial image to label an identity of each key individual in the area of interest, and in a single individual capturing mode, performing a camera function to assist the user in performing the image capturing action on the identity that is paired with a highest ranked individual on the ranked list within the area of interest.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

Displaying context in group chats using member tagging

Group chat communication can include receiving, using a processor, a first message in a group chat having members, wherein the first message is from a first member of the group chat and specifies a second member of the group chat, distributing, using the processor, the first message to the members of the group chat, and, in response to receiving the first message and using the processor, causing a group chat window of the second member to display a first callout. The group chat window of the second member is configured to display a plurality of chronologically ordered messages posted by the members of the group chat. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Method of label transform for managing heterogeneous information

Techniques are disclosed herein for normalizing heterogeneous information provided in labels processed by internet of things (iot) devices. A label transform assistant service receives a request from an iot device to translate content associated with a label of an item to a format readable by the device. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Management and utilization of data volumes in a converged system

A computer-implemented method according to one embodiment includes identifying a request to create a consumer within a converged system, defining the consumer within a hierarchy of consumers, where the consumer represents a function in an organization, setting a storage capacity attribute for the consumer, and conditionally defining a data volume for the consumer, based at least in part on the storage capacity attribute.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

Swapping non-virtualizing and self-virtualizing devices

A computer in a cloud computing environment includes a virtualization instance (vi) providing cloud services to a consumer device. The computer includes non-virtualizing and self-virtualizing type devices. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Distributed load-balancing for software defined networks

A load-balancer instance is instantiated in a network virtualization edge (nve) in a software defined network (sdn). A forwarding table in the nve is modified to indicate that a next hop for a packet having a destination address of the load-balancer instance is to be resolved by the load-balancer instance. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Dns-based in-packet service version tagging

Embodiments of the present communications systems and methods may provide the capability for fast and reliable transitioning between the different versions of the service of the multi-node service deployed in the utility computing system. For example, in an embodiment, a computer-implemented method for data traffic distribution may comprise allocating a plurality of data traffic service network addresses to a load balancer service, wherein each data traffic service network address is associated with a different version of the load balancer service, receiving a plurality of data traffic flows, and distributing each data traffic flow to a version of the load balancer service based on a data traffic service network address of each data traffic flow.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

Local microservice development for remote deployment

Managing microservice function requests is provided. A request originating from a browser of the computer to execute a function corresponding to a microservice locally deployed on the computer is received using a software development kit operating in the computer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198842

Address space management with respect to a coherent accelerator processor interface architecture

Disclosed aspects relate to address space management with respect to a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) architecture. A shared capi component may be established to access a plurality of address spaces of a plurality of assets. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198840

Address space management with respect to a coherent accelerator processor interface architecture

Disclosed aspects relate to address space management with respect to a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) architecture. A shared capi component may be established to access a plurality of address spaces of a plurality of assets. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198837

Streaming api subscription without loss of events

A client facility is provided for establishing a subscription to a streaming service provider, without loss of events. The establishing includes generating, by the client, a subscription request to the streaming service provider of events. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198836

Intelligent insertion of secondary content in live streaming

From a live streaming of a main content, an already streamed portion of the main content is analyzed to identify an occurrence of a climactic event in the main content. Based on the analysis, a set is constructed of feature values that are representative of the climactic event in the already streamed portion of the main content. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198831

Proactive chatting and instant messaging group management

In one embodiment, a system includes a processing circuit and logic integrated with the processing circuit, executable by the processing circuit, or integrated with and executable by the processing circuit. The logic is configured to cause the processing circuit to determine whether overlap of a first context status of a first user and a second context status of a second user exceeds a predetermined threshold. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198817

Persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability detection

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

07/12/18 / #20180198816

Forecasting and classifying cyber-attacks using analytical data based neural embeddings

A first collection including an analytical feature vector and a q&a feature vector is constructed. A second collection is constructed from the first collection by inserting noise in at least one of the vectors. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198814

Identifying security risks in code using security metric comparison

An example system includes a processor to receive a source code and history information, wherein the history information includes a version control history or a defect history, or a combination of the version control history and the defect history. The processor is to also divide the source code into security-related components and security-non-related components. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198789

Method of proactive object transferring management

Techniques are disclosed for initiating an electronic file transfer between users based on conversational context. A mobile device associated with a user detects a communication between that user and another user. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198783

Method of instant sharing invoked from wearable devices

Techniques are disclosed herein for establishing a file transfer connection via wearable devices (e.g., head-mounted wearable devices). A service executing on a cloud platform receives a connection authentication request including authentication data from wearable devices, each associated with a mobile device. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198781

Digital frame authentication through crowdsourcing

A method, computer program product, and system for authenticating one or more frames includes a processor obtaining the frame(s) from a first client with data indicating a location at which the frame(s) was captured, and data indicating a time at which the frame(s) was captured. The processor identifies a clients of third parties within a pre-defined proximity of the location and at a time within a pre-defined proximity to the time at which the frame(s) was captured. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198778

Collaborative sign-on

An authentication approval request can be received by a first system from a second system. The first system can determine whether the user is required to be logged into at least a second online account hosted by at least a third system unrelated to the second system in order to approve the authentication request. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198777

Implementing single sign-on in a transaction processing system

A single sign-on is implemented in an online transaction processing system. A security token extracted from a transaction request is received. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198750

Message presentation management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to message presentation management in a social networking environment. A message from a source may be detected in the social networking environment. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198749

Time and sentiment based messaging

In time and sentiment based messaging, a server obtains information for a set of messages from online social networks related to a specified object. The information includes at least a user identifier associated with each message, a time of each message, and content of each message. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198748

Message presentation management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to message presentation management in a social networking environment. A message from a source may be detected in the social networking environment. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198747

Ensuring that all users of a group message receive a response to the group message

A method, system and computer program product for ensuring that all users of a group message receive a response to the group message. The content of a detected group message is analyzed to determine if the group message requires a response and, if so, to assess the urgency of the response. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198746

Ensuring that all users of a group message receive a response to the group message

A method, system and computer program product for ensuring that all users of a group message receive a response to the group message. The content of a detected group message is analyzed to determine if the group message requires a response and, if so, to assess the urgency of the response. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198741

Controlling electronic messaging communication sessions based on document containers

At least one electronic document is requested from one or more participants of the electronic messaging session in accordance with a series of rules that is associated with actions for the messaging session. In response to receiving the requested at least one electronic document into the electronic messaging session, actions associated with the series of rules for the electronic messaging session are performed.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198735

Adaptive service chain management

Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, computer program products, and systems for fulfilling a service chain request. Embodiments of the present invention can be used to collect network data of a plurality of instances of services and connections between the plurality of instances of services and redefine service chains to direct flow to an alternative instance of a service responsive to determining that an instance of a service in a service chain has become inaccessible. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198731

System, method and computer program product for moveable distributed synchronization objects

A resource sharing method, system, and computer program product in a distributed computing environment, includes in response to a first condition, determining a first node on which an access rate of a synchronization object is greatest, storing the synchronization object on the first node for use in synchronizing access to a resource, and in response to a second condition, determining a second node on which an access rate of the synchronization object is greatest, and relocating the synchronization object from a storage on the first node to a storage on the second node.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198730

Resource usage management in a stream computing environment

Disclosed aspects relate to resource usage management in a stream computing environment that includes a set of hosts having a set of processing elements which has a set of stream operators. A first activity indicator may be detected for a first subset of the set of stream operators. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198729

Resource usage management in a stream computing environment

Disclosed aspects relate to resource usage management in a stream computing environment that includes a set of hosts having a set of processing elements which has a set of stream operators. A first activity indicator may be detected for a first subset of the set of stream operators. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198703

Holding of a link in an optical interface by a lower level processor until authorization is received from an upper level processor

A lower level processor holds a link, in response to detecting a link down condition of the link. In response to the holding of the link, the lower level processor transmits a command to an upper level processor indicating the link down condition of the link. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198630

System, method, and computer program product for privacy-preserving transaction validation mechanisms for smart contracts that are included in a ledger

The system, method, and computer program product described herein may provide the capability to handle a variety of types of transactions, not just payment transactions. In addition, system, method, and computer program product described herein may provide the capability for users to be able to control the confidentiality of their transactions, for the system to control access to transactions, for the system to be capable of auditing transactions, and to provide accountability of the validating entities.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198624

Private blockchain transaction management and termination

A blockchain of transactions may be referenced for various purposes and may be later accessed for ledger verification. One example operation may include one or more of identifying a plurality of rules defining a temporary private blockchain, creating a private blockchain block comprising the plurality of rules defining the temporary private blockchain, transmitting an update to a private blockchain block, and designating the temporary private blockchain closed responsive to receiving the update.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198596

Determining clock signal quality using a plurality of sensors

Techniques for determining the quality of a clock signal are provided. In one example, a method can comprise comparing, by a sensory circuitry of a system, a first output of a first sensor and a second output of a second sensor. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198595

Determining clock signal quality using a plurality of sensors

Techniques for determining the quality of a clock signal are provided. In one example, a method can comprise comparing, by a sensory circuitry of a system, a first output of a first sensor and a second output of a second sensor. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198558

Sequence detector

A sequence detector is provided for detecting symbol values corresponding to a sequence of input samples obtained from a transmission channel. The sequence detector comprises a branch metric unit (bmu), a path metric unit (pmu) and a survivor memory unit. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198311

Charge management

Disclosed aspects relate to charge management of a device. A first location-modification event of the device may be detected by a charge management engine. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198307

Charge management

Disclosed aspects relate to charge management of a device. A first location-modification event of the device may be detected by a charge management engine. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198281

Continuously balancing multiple phases of a power grid

Intermittently re-distributing power from three phases of a power grid connected to power consuming components of a data center by configuring power supply units (psus) which are integrated into each enclosure, two psus per enclosure. The distribution is determined by machine logic to: (i) meet the predicted power requirements of the power consuming components of the data center, and (ii) the use of first phase, second phase and third phase electrical powers is at least approximately in balance.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198244

Illuminated latch release for cable

A cable connector is provided. The cable connector includes a housing with a proximal end and a distal end. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198082

Carbon nanotube field-effect transistor with sidewall-protected metal contacts

A field effect transistor includes a substrate and a gate dielectric formed on the substrate. A channel material is formed on the dielectric layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198071

Intermetallic contact for carbon nanotube fets

A field effect transistor includes a carbon nanotube layer formed adjacent to a gate structure. Two intermetallic contacts are formed on the carbon nanotube layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198070

Intermetallic contact for carbon nanotube fets

A field effect transistor includes a carbon nanotube layer formed adjacent to a gate structure. Two intermetallic contacts are formed on the carbon nanotube layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198058

Double magnetic tunnel junction with dynamic reference layer

A double magnetic tunnel junction (dmtj) device includes a fixed reference layer of a first magnetic material having a perpendicular magnetic anisotropy with a magnetic moment that is fixed. The device also includes a free layer of a second magnetic material having a perpendicular magnetic anisotropy with a magnetic moment that is changeable based on a current. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198053

Apparatus and method using electro-active polymers and conducting particle interconnects

An apparatus includes an electro-active polymer (eap) structure configured to move, responsive to an electrical field, between a first position and a second position. The apparatus also includes a conductive particle interconnect (cpi) including an elastomeric carrier and conductive particles dispersed therein. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197992

Stress induction in 3d device channel using elastic relaxation of high stress material

A method for inducing stress in a device channel includes forming a stress adjustment layer on a substrate, the stress adjustment layer including an as deposited stress due to crystal lattice differences with the substrate. A device channel layer is formed on the stress adjustment layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197990

Reduced resistance source and drain extensions in vertical field effect transistors

Semiconductor devices and methods of forming the same include forming a bottom source/drain region in a semiconductor substrate under a semiconductor fin. First charged spacers are formed on sidewalls of the semiconductor fin. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197989

Reduced resistance source and drain extensions in vertical field effect transistors

Semiconductor devices and methods of forming the same include forming semiconductor fins on a semiconductor substrate. A bottom source/drain region is formed in the semiconductor substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197965

Low resistivity wrap-around contacts

Low resistivity, wrap-around contact structures are provided in nanosheet devices, vertical fets, and finfets. Such contact structures are obtained by delivering dopants to source/drain regions using a highly conformal, doped metal layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197961

Iii-v mosfet with self-aligned diffusion barrier

A field effect transistor is provided which includes a plurality of fins, at least a portion of a given fin including a respective source region, and a raised source disposed at least partially on the fins and including iii-v material. The field effect transistor further includes a diffusion barrier disposed at least partially on the raised source and including transition metal bonded with silicon or germanium, and a gate stack capacitively coupled at least to the respective source regions of the fins.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197953

Co-integration of elastic and plastic relaxation on the same wafer

An n-doped field effect transistor (nfet) section of an integrated device logic region is provided. The nfet section includes a semiconductor substrate, a layer at least partially formed of silicon germanium (sige) disposed on the semiconductor substrate and fin formations. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197951

Structure comprising a 2-dimensional material

A semiconductor structure is provided including an electrically-conducting substrate and a layer of a two-dimensional material. The structure further includes a solid organic spacer layer arranged between the electrically-conducting substrate and the layer of the two-dimensional material.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197946

Grated mim capacitor to improve capacitance

An on-chip metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor with enhanced capacitance is provided by forming the mim capacitor along sidewall surfaces and a bottom surface of each trench of a plurality of trenches formed in a back-end-of-the-line (beol) metallization stack to increase a surface area of the mim capacitor.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197945

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Methods of forming capacitors include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197944

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Capacitors and methods of forming the same include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197943

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Capacitors and methods of forming the same include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197941

Metal resistors having varying resistivity

A semiconductor structure is provided that includes a first metal resistor structure located on a portion of a dielectric-containing substrate. The first metal resistor structure includes, from bottom to top, a first nitridized dielectric surface layer portion having a first nitrogen content, a first metal portion, and a first dielectric capping layer portion. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197940

Resistors with controlled resistivity

The present application provides planar and stacked resistor structures that are embedded within an interconnect dielectric material in which the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material or electrical conducting resistive materials of the resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the resistor structure. Notably, a doped metallic insulator layer is formed atop a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197939

Resistors with controlled resistivity

The present application provides planar and stacked resistor structures that are embedded within an interconnect dielectric material in which the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material or electrical conducting resistive materials of the resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the resistor structure. Notably, a doped metallic insulator layer is formed atop a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197938

Tunable resistor with curved resistor elements

A resistor structure is provided that contains curved resistor elements. The resistor structure is embedded within an interconnect dielectric material and the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material of the resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the resistor structure. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197937

Tunable resistor with curved resistor elements

A resistor structure is provided that contains curved resistor elements. The resistor structure is embedded within an interconnect dielectric material and the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material of the resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the resistor structure. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197936

3d resistor structure with controlled resistivity

The present application provides a 3d resistor structure that is embedded within an interconnect dielectric material in which the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material of the 3d resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the 3d resistor structure. Notably, a patterned doped metallic insulator is formed straddling over an dielectric pillar. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197917

High-resistance memory devices

Cross bar array devices and methods of forming the same include first electrodes arranged adjacent to each other and extending in a first direction. Second electrodes are arranged transversely to the first electrodes. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197915

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

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

07/12/18 / #20180197886

Finfets with various fin height

A device and method of forming a semiconductor circuit having finfet devices that have fins of different height is provided. There is a shallow trench isolation layer (sti) on top of a semiconductor substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197860

Finfet cmos with silicon fin n-channel fet and silicon germanium fin p-channel fet

A substrate having a silicon region and a silicon germanium region is provided. A first set of fins in the silicon region and a second set of fins in the silicon germanium region is etched into the substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197858

Structure and method for equal substrate to channel height between n and p fin-fets

A method for fabricating fin field effect transistors comprises creating a pattern of self-aligned small cavities for p-type material growth using at least two hard mask layers, generating a pre-defined isolation area around each small cavity using a vertical spacer, selectively removing n-type material from the self-aligned small cavities, and growing p-type material in the small cavities. The p-type material may be silicon germanium (sige) and the n-type material may be tensile silicon (t-si). ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197842

Optoelectronic chip embedded organic substrate

Optoelectronic devices and method of forming the same include an optoelectronic chip in a substrate layer, the optoelectronic chip having one or more optoelectronic components. An integrated circuit chip is positioned on the substrate layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197805

Surface passivation having reduced interface defect density

Embodiments are directed to a method of passivating a surface of a high-mobility semiconductor and resulting structures having a reduced interface defect density. A semiconductor layer is formed on a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197804

Surface passivation having reduced interface defect density

Embodiments are directed to a method of passivating a surface of a high-mobility semiconductor and resulting structures having a reduced interface defect density. A semiconductor layer is formed on a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197793

Self-aligned doping in source/drain regions for low contact resistance

Embodiments are directed to a method of forming a semiconductor device and resulting structures having reduced source/drain contact resistance. The method includes forming a first semiconductor fin in a first region of a substrate and a second semiconductor fin in a second region of the substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197792

Self-aligned doping in source/drain regions for low contact resistance

Embodiments are directed to a method of forming a semiconductor device and resulting structures having reduced source/drain contact resistance. The method includes forming a first semiconductor fin in a first region of a substrate and a second semiconductor fin in a second region of the substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197788

3d vertical fet with top and bottom gate contacts

A semiconductor device includes a vertical transistor having a gate structure disposed about a channel region thereof. The vertical transistor has a top side above the gate structure and a bottom side below the gate structure. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197787

3d vertical fet with top and bottom gate contacts

A semiconductor device includes a vertical transistor having a gate structure disposed about a channel region thereof. The vertical transistor has a top side above the gate structure and a bottom side below the gate structure. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197785

Nanosheet transistors having different gate dielectric thicknesses on the same chip

Embodiments are directed to a method and resulting structures for forming thin and thick gate dielectric nanosheet transistors on the same chip. A first nanosheet stack having a first sacrificial layer between a first nanosheet and a second nanosheet is formed on a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197784

Nanosheet transistors having different gate dielectric thicknesses on the same chip

Embodiments are directed to a method and resulting structures for forming thin and thick gate dielectric nanosheet transistors on the same chip. A first nanosheet stack having a first sacrificial layer between a first nanosheet and a second nanosheet is formed on a substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197780

Field effect transistor including strained germanium fins

In one example, a device includes a p-type field effect transistor region and n-type field effect transistor region. The p-type field effect transistor region includes at least one fin including strained germanium. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197774

Cobalt contact and interconnect structures

Methods and structures for forming cobalt contact and/or cobalt interconnects includes depositing a stress control layer onto the cobalt layer prior to annealing after which the stress control layer can be removed. The stress control layer prevents formation of defects that can occur in the absence of the stress control layer.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197773

Cobalt contact and interconnect structures

Methods and structures for forming cobalt contact and/or cobalt interconnects includes depositing a stress control layer onto the cobalt layer prior to annealing after which the stress control layer can be removed. The stress control layer prevents formation of defects that can occur in the absence of the stress control layer.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197752

Tunable tioxny hardmask for multilayer patterning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197745

Hard masks for block patterning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197744

Hard masks for block patterning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197739

Fin patterns with varying spacing without fin cut

Methods of forming semiconductor fins include forming first spacers on a first sidewall of each of multiple mandrels using an angled deposition process. A second sidewall of one or more of the mandrels is masked in a finless region. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197738

Self aligned pattern formation post spacer etchback in tight pitch configurations

A method of forming a structure for etch masking that includes forming first dielectric spacers on sidewalls of a plurality of mandrel structures and forming non-mandrel structures in space between adjacent first dielectric spacers. Second dielectric spacers are formed on sidewalls of an etch mask having a window that exposes a connecting portion of a centralized first dielectric spacer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197671

Magnetic inductor stacks

A magnetic laminating inductor structure and process for preventing substrate bowing and damping losses generally include a laminated film stack including a magnetic layer having a tensile stress, an insulating layer having a compressive stress disposed on the magnetic layer, and a dielectric planarizing layer on the insulating layer. The dielectric planarizing layer has a neutral stress and a roughness value less than the insulating layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197670

Magnetic inductor stacks

A magnetic laminating inductor structure and process for preventing substrate bowing and damping losses generally include a laminated film stack including a magnetic layer having a tensile stress, an insulating layer having a compressive stress disposed on the magnetic layer, and a dielectric planarizing layer on the insulating layer. The dielectric planarizing layer has a neutral stress and a roughness value less than the insulating layer. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197536

Method of proactive object transferring management

Techniques are disclosed for initiating an electronic file transfer between users based on conversational context. A cognitive service monitors a communication between a given user and another user. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197531

Domain terminology expansion by sensitivity

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

07/12/18 / #20180197530

Domain terminology expansion by relevancy

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: collecting various word data from cross-domain sources and subject websites; assessing relevancy of feature vectors from external domains, live content of subject websites, and secondary terms derived from the live contents; expanding a language model for a domain by relevance passing a logistic regression threshold.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197439

System for enhancing speech performance via pattern detection and learning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197438

System for enhancing speech performance via pattern detection and learning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197430

Automated test generator and evaluator

Automated essay test generation and assessment processor device aspects identify phrases of discrete words appearing in a text data representation of a reference corpus of a subject matter as key concepts of the subject matter as a function of repetition of the first phrase within the reference corpus and an association with an organizational indicator of the reference corpus. Aspect processor devices further identify a text item that comprises a discrete objective value and that appears in association with the key concept as a question fact that is linked to the key concept, and generate an essay question comprising an instruction to compose an essay answer that associates the key concept to a generic domain attribute of the linked question fact.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197429

Cognitive workload awareness

For determining cognitive workload awareness in driving context, an apparatus is disclosed. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes an activity monitor module that monitors driving activities of a driver. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197426

Conditional provisioning of auxiliary information with a media presentation

Techniques for conditional presentation of auxiliary information are provided. In one example, a computer-implemented method comprises determining, by a device operatively coupled to a processor, feedback information for a user in response to a media presentation, wherein the feedback information is indicative of a mental state of the user during presentation of the media presentation. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197390

Coded tags encoded using different magnetic materials and methods of detecting coded tags

A method includes transmitting a first magnetic detection signal at a first magnetic frequency and transmitting a second magnetic detection signal at a second magnetic frequency. The method also includes detecting a first response from a first magnetic material to the first magnetic detection signal and detecting a second response from the second magnetic material to the second magnetic detection signal. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197386

Wearable device that warms and/or cools to notify a user

A wearable device that warms or cools to notify a user wearing the device is provided. The wearable device includes: a plurality of individual heating and/or cooling spots, a plurality of dots pulsating in heating/cooling sections, and/or a plurality of dots moving around in heating/cooling sections. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197313

Cognitive color scheme advisor for dynamic modification of digital media in a collaborative environment with color blind individuals

A method for modifying digital media comprises receiving one or more digital media items, determining a plurality of colors and one or more associations between the colors in the one or more digital media items; collecting a color vision profile from one or more color blind individuals in an environment; analyzing the color vision profiles to determine common colors visible by the one or more color-blind individuals; identifying a color scheme for modifying the one or more digital media items to correspond to the common colors visible by the one or more color-blind individuals; and modifying the one or more digital media items using the color scheme.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197286

Dot-matrix product information encoding for food traceability

A method for encoding dot-matrix product information method includes identifying, via a processor, a dot-matrix grid size. The method further includes evaluating, via the processor, one or more dot pattern variation levels. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197262

Tracking a harmful combination of articles

A method of tracking a harmful combination of articles which includes: identifying a plurality of articles at an originating location, the identifying including a type and quantity of the plurality of articles; matching the plurality of articles with a repository of article descriptions that includes descriptive combinations of the articles that could combine to be a dangerous instrumentality to result in a plurality of matched articles with a potential to harm persons or property; identifying transport routes for the plurality of matched articles from the originating location to a terminating geographical zone; estimating a degree of completion of the dangerous instrumentality; and estimating a danger score of the plurality of matched articles, the danger score a composite of the type and quantity of the plurality of matched articles moved to the terminating geographical zone and the degree of completion of the dangerous instrumentality.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197257

Smart sensor-based consumer service optimization

A method, computer program product, and system includes a processor(s) determining, based on obtaining data from the one or more sensors over the wireless communications connection, that individuals are within a given vicinity. The processor(s) queries personal computing devices associated with the individuals to determine an identity of each individual in the given vicinity. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197251

Populating a new community for a social network

Populating a new community for a social network includes receiving metadata associated with a new community for a social network, determining, based on the metadata, at least one similar community related to the new community, utilizing the at least one similar community as a template to populate the new community with content, tags, and membership, and maintaining the at least one similar community and the new community by creating, reading, updating, and deleting (crud) the content, the tags, and the membership.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197234

Bid advising in resource allocation data analytics frameworks

Techniques facilitating advising bid values for usage of resource in a resource allocation data analytics framework are provided. In one example, a computer-implemented method can include generating, by a system operatively coupled to a processor, one or more performance models. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197233

Bid advising in resource allocation data analytics frameworks

Techniques facilitating advising bid values for usage of resource in a resource allocation data analytics framework are provided. In one example, a computer-implemented method can include generating, by a system operatively coupled to a processor, one or more performance models. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197219

Intelligently determining buying online and picking up in store based on commute patterns of connections in a social network and store parameters

A computer system for determining buying online and picking up in store. A computer receives from a shopper a request for buying online and picking up in store. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197211

Dynamically generating a promotion at a checkout

An approach is provided for generating a promotion at a checkout. A purchase history of a customer who is purchasing item(s) at the checkout is retrieved. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197201

Notification provisioning based on location trends of group members within a venue

A computer-implemented process and system for notification provisioning based on location trends of group members within a venue are provided, which includes: identifying a group relationship between respective users of mobile devices within a venue; tracking movement of the mobile devices of the users in the group within the venue; and determining which mobile device of the mobile devices of the users in the group to send a notification to based, at least in part, on accumulated data associated with the users in the group, the accumulated data including movement data of the mobile devices of the users in the group within the venue.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197169

Utilizing a mnemonic for communicating sensitive data

Systems and methods for utilizing a mnemonic to communicate sensitive data to an agent are disclosed. In aspects, a computer-implemented method comprises: establishing a telephone connection between a caller and an agent; entering an encryption key received from the agent into a mnemonic application of the computer device to permute an algorithm of the mnemonic application; receiving sensitive data in the form of one or more alphabetic, numeric or alpha-numeric sequence; initiating the mnemonic application to generate a mnemonic of the sensitive data using the encryption key, wherein the mnemonic is a sequence of words representing the sensitive data; displaying the mnemonic to the caller; and conveying audio communication of the mnemonic to the agent through the telephone connection to enable remote decoding of the mnemonic back into the at least one sensitive number sequence.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197162

Remote document generation

A method and system for generating a document is provided. The method includes generating a metadocument configured to retain multiple components of different data types. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197153

Electronic calendaring and traveling facility

Electronic calendaring and travel monitoring are provided to facilitate alternate travel routing of an attendee(s) to a meeting. The approach includes receiving a meeting time and location, and ascertaining that multiple attendees are traveling to the meeting, including obtaining originating locations for the multiple attendees. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197150

Enforcement of services agreement and management of emotional state

A method, computer program product, and system includes a processor(s) configuring a sensor(s) (first sensor(s)), to capture data related to an emotional state of an individual and a sensor(s) (second sensor(s)), to capture data related to an environment of the individual. The processor(s) obtains, over a pre-defined period of time, data from the sensors and utilizes data from the second sensor(s) to identify activities in which the individual participated. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197146

System, method and computer program product for remarketing an advertised resume within groups

A resume remarketing method, system, and computer program product, including creating a remarketing cookie based on an interest factor of a first user in a first type of resume, matching the first user with a second user based on a similarity between a role of the first and second users, and transferring the remarketing cookie from the first user to the second user to remarket the first type of resume to the second user.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197129

Detecting vulnerabilities in a supply chain

Vulnerabilities in a supply chain are detected by creating a graphical representation of the supply chain containing a plurality of nodes and a plurality of edges between nodes. Each node is an entity in the supply chain, and each entity has an associated profile of properties for that entity. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197121

System and method for structured collaboration using reusable business components and control structures in an asset based component business model architecture

A method and system for using an asset based business architecture having components to operate a business, implementing collaborative interactions between the components by using control structures granular to the level of the corresponding asset based components. To respond to a business opportunity components are assembled into a collaborative network, and the assembled components are configured to the business opportunity. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197114

System, method and computer program product for priority seating management in public/private transportation

A priority seating management method, system, and computer program product, includes obtaining user trip data including a current location and a trip destination for a trip of a user, retrieving potential route data from a transportation database for each transportation vehicle traveling a route between the current location and the trip destination, retrieving real-time priority seating occupancy information for each transportation vehicle traveling the route including a location of a priority seat and an occupancy type of the priority seat, and compiling the user trip data, the potential route data, and the real-time priority seating occupancy information to determine a status availability of the priority seat for the user.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197106

Training data set determination

Provided herein is a computer readable medium having instructions embodied therewith, the instructions executable by a processor or programmable circuitry of a computer to cause the processor or programmable circuitry to perform operations comprising: selecting a first reference training data from a training data set based on a degree of difference between each reference training data in the training data set and a target training data; determining whether a degree of difference between the target training data and the first reference training data is below a first threshold; and determining whether to include the target training data in the training data set using at least a degree of difference between the target training data and at least one second reference training data, wherein the at least one second reference training data is included in the training data set and does not include the first reference training data.. . ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197100

Partially observed markov decision process model and its use

A method for selecting an action, includes reading, into a memory, a partially observed markov decision process (pomdp) model, the pomdp model having top-k action ids for each belief state, the top-k action ids maximizing expected long-term cumulative rewards in each time-step, and k being an integer of two or more, in the execution-time process of the pomdp model, detecting a situation where an action identified by the best action id among the top-k action ids for a current belief state is unable to be selected due to a constraint, and selecting and executing an action identified by the second best action id among the top-k action ids for the current belief state in response to a detection of the situation. The top-k action ids may be top-k alpha vectors, each of the top-k alpha vectors having an associated action, or identifiers of top-k actions associated with alpha vectors.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197096

Partially observed markov decision process model and its use

A method for selecting an action, includes reading, into a memory, a partially observed markov decision process (pomdp) model, the pomdp model having top-k action ids for each belief state, the top-k action ids maximizing expected long-term cumulative rewards in each time-step, and k being an integer of two or more, in the execution-time process of the pomdp model, detecting a situation where an action identified by the best action id among the top-k action ids for a current belief state is unable to be selected due to a constraint, and selecting and executing an action identified by the second best action id among the top-k action ids for the current belief state in response to a detection of the situation. The top-k action ids may be top-k alpha vectors, each of the top-k alpha vectors having an associated action, or identifiers of top-k actions associated with alpha vectors.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197093

Automated vehicular accident detection

A vehicle accident detection method and system is provided. The method includes receiving location coordinates associated with a location of an occurring vehicular accident. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197092

Predictive analytics for failure detection

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

07/12/18 / #20180197091

Predictive analytics for failure detection

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

07/12/18 / #20180197088

Discovery, characterization, and analysis of interpersonal relationships extracted from unstructed text data

Embodiments for discovery and analysis of interpersonal relationships from a collection of unstructured text data by a processor. A relationship between one or more entities and extracted text data from a plurality of unstructured text data may be identified such that the relationship includes a sentiment of the relationship, a type of relationship, temporal information, or a combination thereof. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197085

Data analytics and insights brokerage service

Generating insight on a set of data is provided. A request for information regarding a specific topic is received from a client device corresponding to a requester. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197083

Neural network reinforcement learning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197082

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

A computer-implemented method and an apparatus are provided for learning a first model. The method includes generating a second model based on the first model. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197080

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

A computer-implemented method and an apparatus are provided for learning a first model. The method includes generating a second model based on the first model. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197079

Neural network reinforcement learning

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

07/12/18 / #20180197075

Area-efficient, reconfigurable, energy-efficient, speed-efficient neural network substrate

Architectures for multicore neuromorphic systems are provided. In various embodiments, a neural network description is read. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197074

Producing spike-timing dependent plasticity in a neuromorphic network utilizing phase change synaptic devices

One embodiment relates to a neuromorphic network including electronic neurons and an interconnect circuit for interconnecting the neurons. The interconnect circuit includes synaptic devices for interconnecting the neurons via axon paths, dendrite paths and membrane paths. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197073

Producing spike-timing dependent plasticity in a neuromorphic network utilizing phase change synaptic devices

One embodiment relates to a neuromorphic network including electronic neurons and an interconnect circuit for interconnecting the neurons. The interconnect circuit includes synaptic devices for interconnecting the neurons via axon paths, dendrite paths and membrane paths. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197071

Neural network computing systems for predicting vehicle requests

Embodiments are described for minimizing a wait time for a rider after sending a ride request for a vehicle. An example computer-implemented method includes receiving a ride request, the request being for travel from a starting location to a zone in a geographic region during a specified timeslot. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197070

Neural network computing systems for predicting vehicle requests

Embodiments are described for minimizing a wait time for a rider after sending a ride request for a vehicle. An example computer-implemented method includes receiving a ride request, the request being for travel from a starting location to a zone in a geographic region during a specified timeslot. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197064

Coded tags encoded using different magnetic materials and systems of detecting coded tags

A coded tag includes a substrate. The coded tag includes a first magnetic material associated with the substrate. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197051

Extracting information from surface coatings

A method and system for extracting information from a surface coated with a coating containing quantum dots are disclosed. In embodiments, the method comprises charging the quantum dots in the surface coating, scanning the surface to retrieve information from the quantum dots, and processing the retrieved information to identify data encoded in the quantum dots. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197029

Enhanced vehicle monitoring

A method for an enhanced vehicle monitoring system that utilizes cameras and other sensors to determine the state of the interior and/or exterior of a vehicle is provided. The method comprises detecting that a driver has exited a vehicle. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197028

Enhanced vehicle monitoring

A method for an enhanced vehicle monitoring system that utilizes cameras and other sensors to determine the state of the interior and/or exterior of a vehicle is provided. The method comprises detecting that a driver has exited a vehicle. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197027

Enhanced vehicle monitoring

A method for an enhanced vehicle monitoring system that utilizes cameras and other sensors to determine the state of the interior and/or exterior of a vehicle is provided. The method comprises detecting that a driver has exited a vehicle. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197019

Vehicle based selection

A method and system for automatically selecting an individual is provided. The method includes directing a vehicle to a specified quadrant of an interior portion of a structure comprising a plurality of individuals gathered for an information session. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197014

Selectively retaining high-resolution segments of continuous video data stream

Processing of a continuous, high-resolution video data stream for reduced data storage is provided. The processing includes: analyzing the continuous, high-resolution data stream for one or more specified image elements of interest; identifying at least one image element of the one or more specified image elements of interest in the continuous video data stream; passing one or more video segments of the continuous video data stream as high-resolution video, the one or more video segments containing the identified at least one image element of the one or more specified image elements of interest; and reducing resolution of other portions of the continuous video data stream than the one or more video segments to low-resolution video, wherein low-resolution video includes less data than high-resolution video.. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197008

Setting a personal status using augmented reality

A computer system, method, and computer readable product are provided for setting a personal status using augmented reality. In various embodiments, an augmented-reality computing device captures an image of a physical scene, which includes a person. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197005

Enhanced user authentication

A method and system for authenticating a user. A first digital representation of an iris of an eye of at least one authentic user is obtained. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197001

Analyzing technical documents against known art

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

07/12/18 / #20180196969

Contemporaneous gesture and keyboard for different levels of entry authentication

A restricted access device such as a cellphone, a tablet or a personal computer, analyzes contemporaneous keyboard inputs of a password and gestures to authenticate the user and enable further access to applications and processes of the restricted access device. The gestures may be facial gestures detected by a camera or may be gestures made by an avatar rendered on a display of the device. ... International Business Machine Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196968

Keyboard entry as an abbreviation to a contemporaneous gesture authentication

A restricted access device such as a cellphone, a tablet or a personal computer, analyzes contemporaneous keyboard inputs of a password and gestures to authenticate the user and enable further access to applications and processes of the restricted access device. The gestures may be facial gestures detected by a camera or may be gestures made by an avatar rendered on a display of the device. ... International Business Machine Corporation








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