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US-8,069,040 Systems, methods, and apparatus for quantization of spectral envelope representation
A quantizer according to an embodiment is configured to quantize a smoothed value of an input value (e.g., a vector of line spectral frequencies) to produce a...
US-8,069,039 Sound signal processing apparatus and program
In a sound signal processing apparatus, a frame information generation section generates frame information of each frame of a sound signal. A storage stores the...
US-8,069,038 System for bandwidth extension of narrow-band speech
A system and method are disclosed for extending the bandwidth of a narrowband signal such as a speech signal. The method applies a parametric approach to...
US-8,069,037 System and method for frequency domain audio speed up or slow down, while maintaining pitch
Presented herein are system(s) and method(s) for frequency domain audio speed up or slow down, while maintaining pitch. An encoded audio signal is received....
US-8,069,036 Method and apparatus for processing audio for playback
A method and apparatus for processing audio for playback to provide a smooth transition between a beginning region of an audio track and an end region of a...
US-8,069,035 Scalable encoding apparatus, scalable decoding apparatus, and methods of them
A scalable encoding apparatus capable of suppressing the quality degradation of a decoded signal without increasing the bit rate. In this apparatus, a core...
US-8,069,034 Method and apparatus for encoding an audio signal using multiple coders with plural selection models
A method for supporting an encoding of an audio signal is shown, wherein at least a first and a second coder mode are available for encoding a section of the...
US-8,069,033 Document based character ambiguity resolution
Methods and apparatus for document based ambiguous character resolution. An application searches a document for words that do not contain ambiguous characters...
US-8,069,032 Lightweight windowing method for screening harvested data for novelty
Biasing of language model customization due to repetitious data is substantially reduced by introducing novelty screening to data harvesting process. Novelty...
US-8,069,031 Multi-lingual output device
This application discloses A multi-lingual output device for output of transactional information for a given customer, the device that includes a data base for...
US-8,069,030 Language configuration of a user interface
The invention relates to an electronic device, which includes a voice user interface (VUI), speech-recognition devices (SR) for implementing the voice user...
US-8,069,029 Handheld electronic device having multiple-axis input device and selectable language indicator for language...
A method of enabling input into a handheld electronic device comprises detecting as an ambiguous input an actuation of one or more input members, employing an...
US-8,069,028 Handheld electronic device having selectable language indicator for language selection and method therefor
A method of enabling the selection of a language to be employed as a method input language by a disambiguation routine of a handheld electronic device having...
US-8,069,027 Word alignment apparatus, method, and program product, and example sentence bilingual dictionary
A word alignment apparatus includes a word extracting portion that extracts each word from an example sentence and from a translation sentence thereof, an...
US-8,069,026 Clock gating analyzing apparatus, clock gating analyzing method, and computer product
Clock gating analysis of a target circuit having a plurality of clock gates, involves the calculation of a clock gate function for each of the clock gates. The...
US-8,069,025 Logic simulator and logic simulation method
According to one embodiment, a logical circuit to be simulated includes a timing network and a specific logical device. The timing network transmits a logical...
US-8,069,024 Replicant simulation
In one embodiment, a method comprises partitioning a circuit description into simulateable partitions; sorting the simulateable partitions into classes wherein...
US-8,069,023 Hardware support for instruction set emulation
A method for emulating a nexthop instruction in microcode with the assistance of dedicated hardware to extract read and write addressing from the nexthop...
US-8,069,022 Method and apparatus for the classification of surface features of an ear impression
A method and apparatus is disclosed whereby a point on an ear impression model to be labeled is selected and a shape context is determined for that point. This...
US-8,069,021 Distributed simulation and synchronization
System(s) and method(s) facilitate a distributed simulation of an industrial control system. A model of the industrial control system is generated and computing...
US-8,069,020 Generating simulated diffraction signal using a dispersion function relating process parameter to dispersion
A first wafer is fabricated using a first value for a process parameter specifying a process condition in fabricating the structure. A first value of a...
US-8,069,019 Method and aids for relative positioning of objects during a design phase
A method aiding in relative positioning of 3D objects, in a complex environment involving several techniques, according to a set of geometrical and/or...
US-8,069,018 Computer system and method for modeling fluid depletion
A method for modeling fluid depletion in a reservoir is disclosed. A map is divided into cells. For each of the cells a value is stored that is based at least...
US-8,069,017 Method of initializing bolt pretension in a finite element analysis
In one aspect of the invention, each bolt is modeled using a beam element in a FEA model. To apply desired pretension to one or more bolts, at least one...
US-8,069,016 Virtual designer
The present invention includes a method of electronically designing an article, including accessing an electronic article design system, selecting an article...
US-8,069,015 Pseudo noise sequence acquisition in spread spectrum systems
Systems and methods for signal analysis are described. The method can include digitizing a signal modulated by a pseudo noise (PN) sequence, dividing the...
US-8,069,014 Methods and systems for high confidence utilization of datasets
Methods and systems for high-confidence utilization of datasets are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes selecting a metric for determining...
US-8,069,013 Water heater monitor/diagnostic display apparatus
A water heater is provided with monitor/diagnostic display apparatus that selectively provides a user with visual or other type of indicia of the recovery time...
US-8,069,012 Sampling sufficiency testing
Sampling sufficiency determinations are performed using probability calculations and statistical analysis during a testing process of a population of items. For...
US-8,069,011 Generating damage probability-of-detection curves in structural health monitoring transducer networks
A method for automatically creating a probability of detection (POD) curve of an entire network of transducers monitoring and detecting damage in a structure is...
US-8,069,010 Method and apparatus for predicting user preference
A method and apparatus for predicting content preferences of an active user with reference to content preferences of other users that are similar to those of...
US-8,069,009 Physical quantity detection circuit and physical quantity sensor device
A physical quantity detection circuit (12) is used for a physical quantity sensor (10) that outputs a sensor signal according to a physical quantity given...
US-8,069,008 Depth measurement apparatus and depth measurement method
A via hole depth measurement apparatus generates a light beam of white light, divides the light beam into a measurement and reference beams, focuses the...
US-8,069,007 Light scanning photoelectric switch
This invention provides a light scanning photoelectric switch with which various settings of the light scanning photoelectric switch such as setting of a...
US-8,069,006 System for positioning a wire using sensor information
A system for determining coordinates for nodes on a wire secured to tow lines of a floating vessel for analyzing geological formations is provided. The system...
US-8,069,005 Action recognition and interpretation using a precision positioning system
To facilitate the recognition and interpretation of actions undertaken within an environment, the environment is associated with a precision positioning system...
US-8,069,004 System comprising a generating device and a comparing device
Systems comprising generating devices comprising sensors for generating sensor signals representing orientations of the generating devices are provided with...
US-8,069,003 Monitoring of heat exchangers in process control systems
A method for monitoring the efficiency of a heat exchanger is provided. Heat flows from a first medium into a second medium and an actual heat flow is detected...
US-8,069,002 Apparatus for monitoring a system with time in space and method therefor
Apparatus and method for monitoring a system in which a fluid flows and which is characterized by a change in the system with time in space. A preselected place...
US-8,069,001 Thermal protection system ablation sensor
An isotherm sensor tracks space vehicle temperatures by a thermal protection system (TPS) material during vehicle re-entry as a function of time, and surface...
US-8,069,000 Aging status diagnostic apparatus for power conversion system, and method thereof
An aging status diagnostic apparatus for a power conversion system and diagnosing method thereof are provided. The apparatus includes an output current sensing...
US-8,068,999 Multi-gas flow device
A system and method of characterizing or controlling a flow of a fluid is provided that involves a sensor conduit and a bypass. A plurality of fluids may be...
US-8,068,998 Electromagnetic flowmeter
An electromagnetic flowmeter that prevents fluctuations in the frequency of synchronized pulse signals due to momentary fluctuations of the power source...
US-8,068,997 Continuous performance analysis system and method
A system and method of conducting a continuous performance analysis for a system includes collecting transient performance data for a first parameter of the...
US-8,068,996 Electronic hybridization assay and sequence analysis
An electronic hybridization assay implements a hybridization reaction, or a sequence analysis, on sequences representative of the sequences of the molecules...
US-8,068,995 Biosensing apparatus and system
A bio-sensing system comprises a light source, a bio-sensing apparatus, a detecting platform, and a processing unit. A bio-sensing apparatus further comprising...
US-8,068,994 Method for analyzing biological networks
Significance of biological pathway in disease state is predicted by (a) providing expression level data for a plurality of biomolecules differentially expressed...
US-8,068,993 Diagnosing inapparent diseases from common clinical tests using Bayesian analysis
A system and method of diagnosing diseases from biological data is disclosed. A system for automated disease diagnostics prediction can be generated using a...
US-8,068,992 Melting curve analysis with exponential background subtraction
A system and methods are provided for melting curve genotyping analysis of nucleic acids. Melting curves are generated by plotting fluorescence of a sample as a...
US-8,068,991 Systems and methods for transmitting pathogen related information and responding
The present disclosure relates to methods and systems that may be used for detection of one or more pathogens and determining one or more agents in response to...
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