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Methods and systems for predicting flow of crowds from limited observations

Systems and methods for determining flows by acquiring a video of the flows with a camera, wherein the flows are pedestrians in a scene. The video includes a set of frames, wherein motion vectors are extracted from each frame in the set, and a data matrix is constructed from the motion vectors in the set of frames. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Method and system for multi-modal fusion model

A system for generating a word sequence includes one or more processors in connection with a memory and one or more storage devices storing instructions causing operations that include receiving first and second input vectors, extracting first and second feature vectors, estimating a first set of weights and a second set of weights, calculating a first content vector from the first set of weights and the first feature vectors, and calculating a second content vector, transforming the first content vector into a first modal content vector having a predetermined dimension and transforming the second content vector into a second modal content vector having the predetermined dimension, estimating a set of modal attention weights, generating a weighted content vector having the predetermined dimension from the set of modal attention weights and the first and second modal content vectors, and generating a predicted word using the sequence generator.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Method and systems using privacy-preserving analytics for aggregate data

Systems and methods for protecting a privacy of aggregated data from third parties, while preserving analytical usefulness of the aggregated data. A processor performs an offline training stage by, acquiring stored statistical contribution of sensitive devices that corresponds to the aggregated data, as a function of a state of a sensitive device at each time point within a period of time. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods of fusing multi-angle view hd images based on epipolar geometry and matrix completion

Systems and methods for image processing including a memory having stored multi-angled view images of a scene. Each multi-angled view image includes pixels, and at least one multi-angled view image includes a clouded area in the scene, resulting in missing pixels. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Methods and systems of random projection filter banks for time series prediction and fault prognosis

Systems and methods for determining a model for predictive inference on an operation of a machine. A processor is configured to acquire time series data, the times series data includes training data and test data, the time series data represents an operation of the machine for a period of time, and the training data includes observations labeled with an outcome of the predictive inference. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Methods and systems for discovery of prognostic subsequences in time series

Systems and methods for determining a pattern in time series data representing an operation of a machine. A memory to store and provide a set of training data examples generated by a sensor of the machine, wherein each training data example represents an operation of the machine for a period of time ending with a failure of the machine. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Operation aware control of processing machine with redundant actuators

An operation of a processing machine with redundant actuators is controlled according to a reference trajectory by selecting, from a set of points forming a segment of the reference trajectory to be processed for a period of time, a subset of points corresponding to a fraction of the period of time. The subset of points is selected such that the redundant actuators are capable to position the worktool at each point in the subset within the period of time and are capable to maintain the worktool at the last point of the subset after the period of time while satisfying constraints on motion of the redundant actuators. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Method and system for multi-label classification

A method for performing multi-label classification includes extracting a feature vector from an input vector including input data by a feature extractor, determining, by a label predictor, a relevant vector including relevant labels having relevant scores based on the feature vector, updating a binary masking vector by masking pre-selected labels having been selected in previous label selections, applying the updated binary masking vector to the relevant vector such that the relevant label vector is updated to exclude the pre-selected labels from the relevant labels, and selecting a relevant label from the updated relevant label vector based on the relevant scores of the updated relevant label vector.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Elevator shaft dimensions measurement device and elevator shaft dimensions measurement method

Provided is an elevator shaft dimensions measurement device including: a plurality of 3-d distance image sensors which are arranged on a circumference of the same circle, facing the direction of the center of the circle and inclined at an elevation angle with respect to a horizontal plane, and which output measurement data by capturing an image of a pattern irradiated onto the inner walls of an elevator shaft that are imaging objects; and a computer which integrates the measurement data output from the plurality of 3-d distance image sensors at a plurality of height positions in the elevator shaft, generates first integrated measurement data covering 360 degrees in the horizontal direction, aligns the first integrated measurement data to create second integrated measurement data after the alignment, and calculates the dimensions of the elevator shaft on the basis of the second integrated measurement data after the alignment.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Methods and systems for path planning using a network of safe-sets

Systems and methods for controlling a motion of an object from an initial location to a final location within a region while avoiding a set of obstacles located in the region. The systems and methods include selecting, the equilibrium points within the obstacle-free region of the region, and each equilibrium point includes a corresponding controller driving the object to the equilibrium point, such that each controller includes a corresponding state partition. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Semiconductor device having high linearity-transconductance

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor structure including a first doped layer for forming a carrier channel having a carrier charge, a second doped layer having a conductivity type identical to a conductivity type of the first doped layer, a barrier layer arranged in proximity to the semiconductor structure via the second doped layer, wherein the barrier layer includes a partially doped layer having a conductivity type opposite to the conductivity type of the second doped layer, and a set of electrodes for providing and controlling the carrier charge in the carrier channel.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Active learning method for training artificial neural networks

A method for training a neuron network using a processor in communication with a memory includes determining features of a signal using the neuron network, determining an uncertainty measure of the features for classifying the signal, reconstructing the signal from the features using a decoder neuron network to produce a reconstructed signal, comparing the reconstructed signal with the signal to produce a reconstruction error, combining the uncertainty measure with the reconstruction error to produce a rank of the signal for a necessity of a manual labeling, labeling the signal according to the rank to produce the labeled signal; and training the neuron network and the decoder neuron network using the labeled signal.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Thermal emitter for energy conversion technical field

A thermal emitter including a substrate and a grating arranged atop the substrate, the grating includes a plurality of equidistant structures having a cross-section with a trapezoid shape. Material of the substrate and the grating converts incoming heat into radiation.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

Methods and systems for fast resampling method and apparatus for point cloud data

Systems and methods for determining a pattern in time series data representing an operation of a machine. A memory to store and provide a set of training data examples generated by a sensor of the machine, wherein each training data example represents an operation of the machine for a period of time ending with a failure of the machine. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120843

System and method for controlling vehicle using neural network

A method and a system generate a time-series signal indicative of a variation of the environment in vicinity of the vehicle with respect to a motion of the vehicle and submit the time-series signal to the neural network to produce a reference trajectory as a function of time that satisfies time and spatial constraints on a position of the vehicle. The neural network is trained in to transform time-series signals to reference trajectories of the vehicle. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120775

Multi-agent control system and method

Motion of multiple agents with identical non-linear dynamics is controlled to change density of the agents from the initial to the final density. A first control problem is formulated for optimizing a control cost of changing density of the agents from the initial density to the final density subject to dynamics of the agents in a density space. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109229

Impedance flattening network for high efficiency wideband doherty power amplifier

A wideband power amplifier includes a set of amplifiers connected in parallel to amplify signals from input ports of the amplifiers, a matching network configured to match the signals amplified by the amplifiers with predetermined load values, the matching network having a first impedance frequency response as a monotonically decreasing function of frequency of the amplified signals in a target operation frequency range, a converter network configured to convert the signals matched by the matching network, and an impedance flattening network having a second impedance frequency response as a monotonically increasing function of frequency of the amplified signals in the target operation frequency range.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106459

Freeform optical surface for producing sharp-edged irradiance patterns

An optic has a freeform optical surface transforming incident light emitted by a zero-étendue light source to form an irradiation pattern including a caustic of light rays focused along a curve. The transverse thickness of the illuminated curve is determined by the diffraction limit of the wavelength of the incident light.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103116

Systems and methods for resource allocation for management systems

Methods and systems for servicing of machines by workers within a period of time. Acquiring for each service an available servicing time, a time duration for servicing, a location of the machine, and a number of workers having appropriate qualifications to be concurrently present for a service. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100926

Time-of-flight sensor

A time-of-flight (tof) sensor includes a set of optical converters; each optical converter is configured to convert a reflection of the optical pulse from an object in the scene into an analog signal indicative of a time-of-flight of the optical pulse to the object. To that end, the set of optical converters produces a set of analog signals. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100898

Hybrid battery state sensor

A method for estimating a state of a battery determines, using a sensor, physical quantities of the battery indicative of a charge of the battery to produce a measured charge of the battery. The method also estimates the physical quantities of the battery using a model of the battery stored in a memory to produce an estimated charge of the battery and updates at least one parameter of the model of the battery to reduce a difference between the measured charge of the battery and the estimated charge of the battery. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100662

Method for data-driven learning-based control of hvac systems using high-dimensional sensory observations

A controller for controlling an operation of an air-conditioning system conditioning an indoor space includes a data input to receive state data of the space at multiple points in the space, a memory to store a code of a reinforcement learning algorithm and a history of the state data and a history of control commands having been applied to the air-conditioning system, wherein the history of the control commands is associated with the state data and history of rewards, a processor coupled to the memory determines a value function outputting a cumulative value of the rewards and transmits a control command by using the reinforcement learning algorithm, and a data output to receive the control command from the processor and transmit a control signal to the air-conditioning system, wherein the control signal controls at least one actuator of the air-conditioning system according to the control command.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099151

Method of visualizing and setting dose constraints for radiation therapy

Systems and methods for radiation treatment for determining a dose of radiation. Determining, for a tumor voxel, a value for maximum and minimum constraints, for treating the tumor voxel based on a distance function of a distance field of the tumor and distance fields of organs at risk (oars). ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062759

Methods for compensation of cross-polarization modulation (xpolm) impairments in coherent optical communications

Methods and systems for decoding symbols transmitted over an optical channel having a cross-polarization modulation (xpolm) impairment, wherein an optical signal is polarized to encode the symbols on an x-polarization and an y-polarization before transmitted. The method including receiving the optical signal transmitted over the optical channel. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059237

System and method for radar imaging using distributed moving platforms under unknown position perturbations

Systems and methods for fusing a radar image in response to radar pulses transmitted to a region of interest (roi). The method including receiving a set of reflections from a target located in the roi. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058778

Heat transfer device and method for designing heat transfer device

A heat transfer device includes a layered structure having a first layer of a first material having a first thermal conductivity and a first thickness and a second layer of a second material having a second thermal conductivity and a second thickness, the second layer being connected to the first layer. In the layered structure, the first thermal conductivity is different from the second thermal conductivity, and wherein the first thickness is different from the second thickness.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056998

System and method for multi-vehicle path planning technical field

A method generates a time-series signal indicative of a variation of the environment in vicinity of the vehicle with respect to a motion of the vehicle and determines, using the time-series signal, a trajectory of the vehicle to a location different from a current location of the vehicle, the trajectory of the vehicle is a function of time. The method transmits the trajectory of the vehicle to a remote vehicle and controls a motion of the vehicle according to the trajectory of the vehicle.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053324

Method for predictive coding of point cloud geometries

A method for encoding a point cloud representing a scene using an encoder including a processor in communication with a memory includes steps of fitting a parameterized surface onto the point cloud having input points representing locations in a three-dimensional space, generating model parameters from the parameterized surface, computing corresponding points from the parameterized surface, wherein the corresponding points correspond to the input points, computing residual data based on the corresponding points and the input points of the point cloud, compressing the model parameters and residual data to yield coded model parameters and coded residual data, respectively, and producing a bit-stream from the coded model parameters of the parameterized surface and the coded residual data.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053293

Method and system for image registrations

An image registrations includes determining a first binary descriptor of a first key point in a first image, determining a second binary descriptor of a second key point in a second image, determining a weighted hamming distance between the first binary descriptor and the second binary descriptor, and registering the first key point with the second key point when the weighted hamming distance is below a noise threshold. At least one element in the first or the second binary descriptor is a result of a comparison of a difference between intensities of at least two pixels of the first or the second image with a threshold. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039853

Object detection system and object detection method

A method for detecting an object in an image includes extracting a first feature vector from a first region of an image using a first subnetwork, determining a second region of the image by resizing the first region into a fixed ratio using a second subnetwork, wherein a size of the first region is smaller than a size of the second region, extracting a second feature vector from the second region of the image using the second subnetwork, classifying a class of the object using a third subnetwork on a basis of the first feature vector and the second feature vector, and determining the class of object in the first region according to a result of the classification, wherein the first subnetwork, the second subnetwork, and the third subnetwork form a neural network, wherein steps of the method are performed by a processor.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037243

Train automatic stopping control with quantized throttle and braking

Methods and systems for controlling a train movement to a stop at a stopping position between a first position and a second position. Determining constraints of a velocity of the train with respect to a train position forming a feasible region (fr) for a state of the train during the movement, such that a lower curve bounding the fr has a zero velocity only at the first position, and an upper curve bounding the fr has a zero velocity only at the second position. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/25/18 / #20180026449

System and method for controlling outputs of photovoltaic system

A voltage at a point of common coupling (pcc) between a photovoltaic (pv) system and a power grid is regulated by a controller having a gain determined according to a gain function that is a function of a time. The gain function is determined based on an error between the voltage measured at the pcc and the reference voltage, and the gain is updated according to the updated gain function and a current instance of time. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025249

Object detection system and object detection method

A method detects an object in an image. The method extracts a first feature vector from a first region of an image using a first subnetwork and determines a second region of the image by processing the first feature vector with a second subnetwork. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017971

System and method for controlling motion of vehicle

A method selects from a memory a first model of motion of vehicle, a second model of the motion of the vehicle, a first constraint on the first model for moving along a desired trajectory of the vehicle, and a control invariant set joining states of the first model with states of the second model. For each combination of the states within the control invariant subset there is at least one control action to the second model that maintains the state of the second model within the control invariant set for every modification of the state of the first model satisfying the first constraint. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017695

Contactless sensor

A sensor including a set of coils. The set of coils include a first coil and a second coil, wherein the first coil upon receiving energy, generates an electromagnetic near-field, such that the electromagnetic near-field provides at least a portion of the energy to the second coil through inductive coupling, inducing a current to pass through the set of coils. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/18/18 / #20180015931

System and method for determining state of stiffness of tires of vehicle

A method jointly estimates a state of a vehicle including a velocity and a heading rate of the vehicle and a state of stiffness of tires of the vehicle including at least one parameter defining an interaction of at least one tire of the vehicle with a road on which the vehicle is traveling. The method uses the motion and measurement models that include a combination of deterministic component independent from the state of stiffness and probabilistic components dependent on the state of stiffness. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353031

Fully distributed filtering for load-based dynamic state estimation

Methods and systems for dynamic state estimation (dse) in an electric power system (eps) having a multi-control area interconnected power network. Estimating current states of buses in a control area using historical data via a state transition model of buses of the control area. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351935

Method and system for generating multimodal digital images

A computer-implemented method generates a multimodal digital image by processing a vector with a first neural network to produce a first modality of the digital image and processing the vector with a second neural network to produce a second modality of the digital image. A structure and a number of layers of the first neural network are identical to a structure and a number of layers of the second neural network. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350944

Methods and systems for data-driven battery state of charge (soc) estimation

Methods and systems for estimating a state of charge (soc) of a battery are disclosed. A method determines a first joint gaussian distribution of values of the soc given a set of historical measured physical quantities of the state of the battery and a corresponding set of historical values of the soc of the battery. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350625

System and method for controlling multi-zone vapor compression system

A system controls a multi-zone vapor compression system (mz-vcs). The system includes a controller to control a vapor compression cycle of the mz-vcs using a set of control inputs determined by optimizing a cost function including a set of control parameters. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329145

Tailored freeform optical surface

An optic has a freeform optical surface transforming incident light emitted by a spatially extended light source into a constellation of images of the spatially extended light source. The images in the constellation are mixed to form a target illumination pattern having a sharp-edge at least along a portion of a boundary. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272020

System and method for controlling speed of electric motor

An electric motor is controlled using a feedback signal that includes an error between the measured current and the estimated current determined using the measured current, the measured voltage, and a model of the motor. A feedback gain is determined as an error function of a feedback signal and a speed of the motor is estimated using a product of the feedback gain and the feedback signal. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270548

Reducing substation demand fluctuations using decoupled price schemes for demand response

A method reduces substation demand fluctuations using decoupled price scheme to mange load flexibility to follow renewable variations in a power distribution system. The price scheme includes base energy price component, up/down reserve usage price component, and up/down reserve usage variation price component. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269610

Concurrent station keeping, attitude control, and momentum management of spacecraft

An operation of a spacecraft is controlled using an inner-loop control determining first control inputs for momentum exchange devices to control an orientation of the spacecraft and an outer-loop control determining second control inputs for thrusters of the spacecraft to concurrently control a pose of the spacecraft and a momentum stored by the momentum exchange devices of the spacecraft. The outer-loop control determines the second control inputs using a model of dynamics of the spacecraft including dynamics of the inner-loop control, such that the outer-loop control accounts for effects of actuation of the momentum exchange devices according to the first control inputs determined by the inner-loop control. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264532

Resource aware multi-task routing in multi-hop heterogeneous wireless networks

A multi-hop heterogeneous wireless network is partitioned into a set of subnetworks including a first subnetwork having a first sink node and a second subnetwork having a second sink node. A node forms parts of the first and the second subnetworks and has different modes of operations (mop) depending on the subnetwork. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264468

Frequency domain equalizer for optical communications

A method decodes an optical signal transmitted over an optical channel from a transmitter to a receiver. The receiver receives the transmitted optical signal to produce a digital signal which is filtered in the frequency domain for compensating static effects and/or dynamic effects. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264094

Decentralized control of electricity passing through electrical grid

An amount of electricity passing through an electrical grid is controlled by balancing amount of electricity for each energy provider and each energy consumer. In response to transmitting requests for the electricity, a decentralized control system receives an amount of electricity each energy operator agrees to supply or demand to satisfy the requests, as well as a sensitivity of the amount of electricity to a variation of at least one parameter of a corresponding request. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261538

System and method for determining structure of material

A method propagates a pulse of wave through the material to receive a set of echoes resulted from scattering the pulse by different portions of the material and simulates a propagation of the pulse in the material using a neural network to determine a simulated set of echoes. Each node in a layer of the neural network corresponds to a portion of the material and assigned a value the permittivity of the portion of the material, such that the values of the nodes at locations of the portions form the image of the distribution of the permittivity of the material. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/07/17 / #20170256033

Image upsampling using global and local constraints

A method upsamples an image using a non-linear fully connected neural network to produce only global details of an upsampled image and interpolates the image to produce a smooth upsampled image. The method concatenates the global details and the smooth upsampled image into a tensor and applies a sequence of nonlinear convolutions to the tensor using a convolutional neural network to produce the upsampled image.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255832

Method and system for detecting actions in videos

A method and system detects actions of an object in a scene by first acquiring a video of the scene as a sequence of images, wherein each image includes pixels, wherein the video is partitioned into chunks. The object in the video is tracked. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254901

Carrier phase double differencing gnss receiving system with spatial integrity monitoring

A method and system determines a reference receiver for carrier phase differencing in a global navigation satellite system by first receiving measurements from at least five satellites at a set of antennas of a set of receivers. Right-hand circular polarization is applied at a first subset of antennas of a first subset of receivers and left-hand circular polarization is applied at a second subset of the antennas of a second subset of receivers to produce first and second phase lock loop (pll) outputs. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244815

System and method for decoding asynchronously transmitted packets

A method for decoding a set of packets asynchronously on same nominal carrier frequency transmitted over a common communication medium, receives a signal including a combination of the set of packets modified with noise of the common communication medium, each packet includes a preamble common to all packets in the set and a payload unique for at least some packets in the set. The method determines, using a sparse recovery, a frequency offset of the transmission of each packet from the carrier frequency, a time offset of the transmission of each packet from a common point in time, and a channel gain corresponding to the transmission of each packet over a channel in the common communication medium and decodes the payloads of the packets in the set using the frequency offsets, the time offsets, and the channel gains.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244250

Dynamic state estimation of power distribution system

A method for dynamic state estimation (dse) in a power distribution system (pds) determines a new state of the pds from a current state of the pds via an indirect state transition model defining a transition of the current state of the pds to the new state of the pds through a transition of a current power injection to a new power injection on each bus of the pds. The method measures one or combination of power flows, power injections, voltage magnitudes and phase angles on the measuring buses in the pds and updates the new state of the pds based on corresponding differences between one or combination of the estimated power flows, the estimated power injections, the estimated voltage magnitudes and the estimated phase angles with the measured power flows, the measured power injections, the measured voltage magnitudes and the measured phase angles.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170239753

System and method for depositing a metal to form a three-dimensional part

A system and method depositing metal to form a three-dimensional (3d) part on a substrate. A wire is moved relative to a location on the substrate while a laser heats a proximal end of the wire at the location using a laser beam. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221474

Method and system for training language models to reduce recognition errors

A method and for training a language model to reduce recognition errors, wherein the language model is a recurrent neural network language model (rnnlm) by first acquiring training samples. An automatic speech recognition system (asr) is appled to the training samples to produce recognized words and probabilites of the recognized words, and an n-best list is selected from the recognized words based on the probabilities. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221211

Method and system for reconstructing scenes as 3d models from sequences of images using constraint satisfaction

A method reconstructs a scene as a three-dimensional (3d) model by first acquiring a sequence of images of the scene with a camera. Then, feature point matches or line matches are extracted from the sequence of images, variables for camera optical centers and 3d points are initialized using random values, and n copies of the variables are made depending on an availability of n constraints. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214943

Point cloud compression using prediction and shape-adaptive transforms

A method compresses a point cloud composed of a plurality of points in a three-dimensional (3d) space by first acquiring the point cloud with a sensor, wherein each point is associated with a 3d coordinate and at least one attribute. The point cloud is partitioned into an array of 3d blocks of elements, wherein some of the elements in the 3d blocks have missing points. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214936

Method and apparatus for keypoint trajectory coding on compact descriptor for video analysis

A method processes keypoint trajectories in a video, wherein the keypoint trajectories describe motion of a plurality of keypoints across pictures of the video over time, by first acquiring the video of a scene using a camera. Kkeypoints and associated feature descriptors are detected in each picture. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201198

Method and system for controlling angular speeds of motors in speed sensorless induction motors

Angular speed of a rotor of an induction motor without an encoder for rotor position and speed sensing is controlled by first sensing stator currents and voltages of the induction motor. A dynamic gain estimator is designed by applying a state transformation to a model of the induction motor. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

07/13/17 / #20170200273

System and method for fusing outputs of sensors having different resolutions

A method for fusing measurements of sensors having different resolutions performs jointly a calibration of the sensors and a fusion of the their measurements to produce calibration parameters defining a geometrical mapping between coordinate systems of the sensors and a fused set of measurements that includes the modality of a sensor with resolution greater than its resolution. The calibration and the fusion are performed jointly to update the calibration parameters and the fused set of measurements in dependence on each other.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180639

Method and system for motion adaptive fusion of optical images and depth maps acquired by cameras and depth sensors

A method and system for fusing sensed measurements includes a depth sensor to acquire depth measurements of a scene as a sequence of frames, and a camera configured to acquire intensity measurements of the scene as a sequence of images, wherein a resolution of the depth sensor is less than a resolution of the camera. A processor searches for similar patches in multiple temporally adjacent frames of the depth measurements, groups the similar patches into blocks using the intensity measurements, increases a resolution of the blocks using prior constraints to obtain increased resolution blocks, and then constructs a depth image with a resolution greater than the resolution of sensor from the increased resolution blocks.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171812

Distributed sleep management for battery powered multi-hop heterogeneous wireless network

A network of nodes includes data nodes and at least one sink node to exchange packets between the sink node and the data nodes in a multi-hop manner. The data nodes include a battery powered node (bpn) having a transceiver, a memory, and a battery to provide energy to components of the bpn. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168485

System and method for controlling autonomous vehicles

A method determines iteratively a motion of the vehicle from an initial location and a target location. An iteration of the method determines a location between the initial location and the target location that satisfies spatial constraints on locations of the vehicle and determines state transitions of the vehicle moved to the location from a set of neighboring locations determined during previous iterations. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161901

System and method for hybrid simultaneous localization and mapping of 2d and 3d data acquired by sensors from a 3d scene

A method and system for registering data by first acquiring the data from a scene by a sensor at different viewpoints, and extracting, from the data, three-dimensional (3d) points and 3d lines, and descriptors associated with the 3d points and the 3d lines. A first set of primitives represented in a first coordinate system of the sensor is selected, wherein the first set of primitives includes at least three 3d points. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161546

Method and system for detecting and tracking objects and slam with hierarchical feature grouping

A method and system detects and localizes an object by first acquiring a frame of a three-dimensional (3d) scene with a sensor, and extracting features from the frame. The frame are segmented into segments, wherein each segment includes one or more features, and for each segment, searching an object map for a similar segment, and only if there is a similar segment in the object map, registering the segment in the frame with the similar segment to obtain a predicted pose of the object. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161256

Method and system for role dependent context sensitive spoken and textual language understanding with neural networks

A method and system processes utterances that are acquired either from an automatic speech recognition (asr) system or text. The utterances have associated identities of each party, such as role a utterances and role b utterances. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141796

System and method of belief propagation decoding

A method for decoding a codeword transmitted over a channel demodulates data received over the channel to produce an initial estimate of belief messages for bits of the codeword and decodes the codeword using a belief propagation (bp) decoding that iteratively passes the belief messages between a set of variable nodes representing the bits of the codeword and a set of check nodes representing parity-check constraints on the bits of the codeword until a termination condition is met. The bp decoding selects a look-up table based on a probability of the belief messages and maps, using the look-up table, values of at least two incoming belief messages to values of at least one outgoing belief message that forms an incoming belief message in a subsequent iteration of the bp decoding.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140546

Method and system for segmenting pedestrian flows in videos

A method and system determines flows by first acquiring a video of the flows with a camera, wherein the flows are pedestrians in a scene, wherein the video includes a set of frames. Motion vectors are extracted from each frame in the set, and a data matrix is constructed from the motion vectors in the set of frames. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139427

Model predictive control of spacecraft

A method controls an operation of a spacecraft according to a model of the spacecraft. The method determines control inputs for controlling concurrently thrusters of the spacecraft and momentum exchange devices of the spacecraft using an optimization of a cost function over a receding horizon subject to constraints on a pose of the spacecraft and constraints on inputs to the thrusters. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131402

System and method for augmented localization of wifi devices

A method for registering a location of a device with a floor plan of an indoor space determines a portion of the floor plan specifying a coarse location of the device using strength of wifi signals received from at least three access points (aps). The location of each ap is registered with the floor plan. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126360

Fast log-likelihood ratio (llr) computation for decoding high-order and high-dimensional modulation schemes

A method receives the symbol transmitted over a channel, selects, from a constellation of codewords, a first codeword neighboring the received symbol and a set of second codewords neighboring the first codeword, and determines a relative likelihood of each second codeword being the transmitted symbol with respect to a likelihood of the first codeword being the transmitted symbol. Next, the method determines an approximation of a log-likelihood ratio (llr) of each data bit in the received symbol as a log of a ratio of a sum of the relative likelihoods of at least some of the second codewords having the same value of the data bit to a sum of the relative likelihoods of at least some of the second codewords having different value of the data bit and decodes the received symbol using the llr of each data bit.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124693

Pose estimation using sensors

A method and system estimates a three-dimensional (3d) pose of a sensor by first acquiring scene data of a 3d scene by the sensor. Two-dimensional (2d) lines are detected in the scene data and the 2d lines are matched to 3d lines of a 3d model of the scene to produce matching lines. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123388

Method and apparatus for preconditioned model predictive control

A method for a model predictive control (mpc) of a system determines entries of an approximate coefficient matrix only at locations identified in a map of locations as significant. The map of locations identifies each location of an entry in the approximate coefficient matrix as either significant or insignificant. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116297

Displaying hierarchical multi-attribute data suitable for visual comparison

A computer-implemented method renders hierarchical multi-attribute data in a comparative layout on a display device. The method allocates graphical areas for value partitions of the normalized hierarchy of value partitions within a graphical user interface on the display device. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115653

System and method for performing operations of numerical control machines

A method for machining a workpiece by a numerical control (nc) machine constructs a model of a scene from one or multiple images including at least a part of the workpiece and a part of the nc machine and registers a model of the nc machine with the model of the scene to produce a first transformation between a coordinate system of the model of the scene and a coordinate system of the nc machine. The method also detects the workpiece in the model of the scene to produce a second transformation between the coordinate system of the model of the scene and a coordinate system of the workpiece and combines the first and the second transformations to register the coordinate system of the workpiece with the coordinate system of the nc machine. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115043

System and method for controlling refrigerant in vapor compression system

A vapor compression system includes a heat transfer system including an arrangement of components moving a refrigerant through a vapor compression cycle to condition a controlled environment and a refrigerant management system including at least one expansion device regulating an amount of the refrigerant in the vapor compression cycle. The vapor compression system also includes a controller including a processor jointly controlling the expansion device and at least one component of the heat transfer system according to a metric of performance of the vapor compression system.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

04/06/17 / #20170098306

Position detection device

To obtain a position detection device capable of detecting highly accurate and robust position by suppressing affect of error detection of an edge, provided is a configuration for performing a validity determination of edges detected by binarizing an image signal (21) converted by a light-receiving element (3) for receiving light irradiated from a light source (1) toward a scale (2) having a code pattern, and performing position detection after removing the edges determined to be invalid as edges that have been affected by foreign matter and the like among the edges on which the validity determination has been performed.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094630

System and method for reducing interference between multiple terminals

A method for communicating a signal from a transmitting terminal to a receiving terminal determines a distance between the receiving terminal and an interfering terminal, commands the interfering terminal to stop its transmission when the distance is less than a threshold and transmits the signal to the receiving terminal.. . ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/23/17 / #20170083751

Method for estimating locations of facial landmarks in an image of a face using globally aligned regression

A method for face alignment operates on a face image and a set of initial landmark locations by first aligning globally the initial locations to a set of landmark locations of a face with a prototype shape to obtain global alignment parameters, and then warping the initial locations and the image from a coordinate frame of the image to a coordinate frame of the prototype shape according to the global alignment parameters to obtain warped landmark locations and a warped face image. Features are extracted from the warped face image at the warped landmark locations, and a regression function is applied to the features to obtain updated landmark locations in the coordinate frame of the prototype shape. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082723

Device localization using rss based path loss exponent estimation

A method for tracking a device determines correlations among locations of the device including a set of previous locations of the device and an initial estimate of a current location of the device, and determines, for each access point (ap), a current path loss exponent for the current location of the device using previous path loss exponents determined for the previous locations of the device and the correlations among the locations of the device. The method determines the current location of the device according to a path loss model using received signal strengths (rss) of signals received from each ap at the current location and the current path loss exponent determined for each ap. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082463

Absolute encoder

Provided is an absolute encoder capable of detecting the absolute angle at high resolution and with high precision. An image sensor receives light in an absolute value code pattern of a scale, an edge detecting unit detects from the received light signal an edge pixel position and an edge direction, and an edge position correcting unit corrects the edge pixel position based on the edge direction. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/16/17 / #20170077700

Automatic power generation control in micro-grids

A method controls a micro-grid connected to a power distribution system. The method determines parameters of a model of dynamics of the micro-grid using measurements of power flow at a point of common coupling (pcc) of the micro-grid with the power distribution system. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076180

System and method for processing images using online tensor robust principal component analysis

A set of input images are acquired sequentially as image tensors. A low-tubal rank tensor and a sparse tensor are initialized using the image tensor, wherein the low-tubal rank tensor is a tensor product of a low-rank spanning tensor basis and corresponding tensor coefficients, and for each image, updating iteratively the image tensor, the tensor coefficients, and the sparse tensor using the image tensor and the low-rank spanning basis from a previous iteration. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076170

Method and system for denoising images using deep gaussian conditional random field network

A sensor acquires an input image x of a scene. The image includes noise with a variance σ2. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053646

Method for using a multi-scale recurrent neural network with pretraining for spoken language understanding tasks

A spoken language understanding (slu) system receives a sequence of words corresponding to one or more spoken utterances of a user, which is passed through a spoken language understanding module to produce a sequence of intentions. The sequence of words are passed through a first subnetwork of a multi-scale recurrent neural network (msrnn), and the sequence of intentions are passed through a second subnetwork of the multi-scale recurrent neural network (msrnn). ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053203

Neural networks for transforming signals

A method for transforms input signals, by first defining a model for transforming the input signals, wherein the model is specified by constraints and a set of model parameters. An iterative inference procedure is derived from the model and the set of model parameters and unfolded into a set of layers, wherein there is one layer for each iteration of the procedure, and wherein a same set of network parameters is used by all layers. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048537

Method and system for coding signals using distributed coding and non-monotonic quantization

A decoder includes a memory storing a map of a space of encoded values. The map includes a plurality of cells partitioning the space, such that each cell encloses a cluster of encoded values and quantizes the cluster of encoded values to a quantized encoded value. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030598

System and method for controlling multi-zone vapor compression systems

A multi-zone vapor compression system (mz-vcs) includes a compressor connected to a set of heat exchangers controlling environments in a set of zones, a supervisory controller determining a set of control inputs for controlling a vapor compression cycle of the mz-vcs, and a set of capacity controllers. The supervisory controller is a model predictive controller (mpc) determining the set of control inputs using a model of the mz-vcs including a linear relationship between thermal capacities of each heat exchanger and temperatures in a corresponding zone controlled by the heat exchanger. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023673

Method and system for through-the-wall radar imaging

A method and system for generating an image of a scene behind a wall, wherein the scene is represented as a grid, by first transmitting a radar pulse through the wall using a transmitter and receiving a set of echoes corresponding to the radar pulse being reflected by the scene in a receiver at a known location. Based on the location, an imaging operator that relates the set of echoes to the grid is determined. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/26/17 / #20170021573

Method and apparatus for printing 3d objects using additive manufacturing and material extruder with translational and rotational axes

A 5d printer, which additively manufactures an object, includes an extruder that can move linearly along three orthogonal axes and rotationally around at least one of the axes with respect to the object while depositing a material. A gantry is movable along x, y and z axes, and a trunnion table movable about a and b axes is mounted on the gantry. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018639

Semiconductor device with multiple carrier channels

A semiconductor device includes a layered structure forming multiple carrier channels including at least one n-type channel formed in a first layer made of a first material and at least one p-type channel formed in a second layer made of a second material and a set of electrodes for providing and controlling carrier charge in the carrier channels. The first material is different than the second material, and the first and the second materials are selected such that the n-type channel and the p-type channel have comparable switching frequency and current capability.. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018638

Semiconductor device with multiple-functional barrier layer

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor structure forming a carrier channel, a barrier layer arranged in proximity with the semiconductor structure, and a set of electrodes for providing and controlling carrier charge in the carrier channel. The barrier layer is at least partially doped by impurities having a conductivity type opposite to a conductivity type of the carrier channel. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016661

System and method for controlling vapor compression systems

A method controls a vapor compression system including a variable speed compressor. A desired discharge temperature of the compressor is determined using a mapping between values of the discharge temperature of the compressor and values of speed of the compressor and outdoor air temperature. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/12/17 / #20170011741

Method for distinguishing components of an acoustic signal

A method distinguishes components of a signal by processing the signal to estimate a set of analysis features, wherein each analysis feature defines an element of the signal and has feature values that represent parts of the signal, processing the signal to estimate input features of the signal, and processing the input features using a deep neural network to assign an associative descriptor to each element of the signal, wherein a degree of similarity between the associative descriptors of different elements is related to a degree to which the parts of the signal represented by the elements belong to a single component of the signal. The similarities between associative descriptors are processed to estimate correspondences between the elements of the signal and the components in the signal. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010352

System and method for radar imaging using distributed arrays and compressive sensing

A method and system for generating a high resolution two-dimensional (2d) radar image, by first transmitting a radar pulse by a transmit antenna at an area of interest and receiving echoes, corresponding to reflection the radar pulse in the area of interest, at a set of receive arrays, wherein each array includes and a set of receive antennas that are static and randomly distributed at different locations at a same side of the area of interest with a random orientation within a predetermined angular range. The the echoes are sampled for each receive array to produce distributed data for each array. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004379

On-road stereo visual odometry without explicit pose determinations

A method determines motion between first and second coordinate systems by first extracting first and second sets of keypoints from first and second images acquired of a scene by a camera arranged on a moving object. First and second poses are determined from the first and second sets of keypoints. ... Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories Inc








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