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US-9,471,877 Health checking a question answering cognitive computing system built on a baseline of ground truth virtual...
A mechanism is provided in a data processing system for performing a health check on a question answering system instance. The mechanism embeds a ground truth...
US-9,471,876 Methods and systems for determining inter-dependenices between applications and computing infrastructures
Methods and systems for creating one or more statistical classifiers. A first set of performance parameters, corresponding to the one or more applications and...
US-9,471,875 Using ontologies to comprehend regular expressions
Ontologies are used to comprehend regular expressions, by selecting, based on a context relating to a domain of a regular expression, an ontology and an...
US-9,471,874 Mining forums for solutions to questions and scoring candidate answers
An approach is provided for mining threaded online discussions. In the approach, performed by an information handling system, a natural language processing...
US-9,471,873 Automating user patterns on a user device
Methods and systems for automating user patterns on a user device are described. A user device receives data representing inputs to a user interface (UI) of the...
US-9,471,872 Extension to the expert conversation builder
Building a runtime dialog is provided. An initial answer to an initial question is received from a user. A state of a conversation thread is created based on...
US-9,471,871 Method of generating features optimal to a dataset and classifier
A method of generating features optimal to a particular dataset and classifier is disclosed. A dataset of messages is inputted and a classifier is selected. An...
US-9,471,870 Brain-machine interface utilizing interventions to emphasize aspects of neural variance and decode speed and...
A brain machine interface (BMI) for restoring performance of poorly performing decoders is provided. The BMI has a decoder for decoding neural signals for...
US-9,471,869 Determination of composite clusters
A computing device to compute composite clusters is provided. A first and a second plurality of centroid locations are computed by executing a clustering...
US-9,471,868 System, method, and apparatus for RFID hang tag
A hang tag may be disclosed. The hang tag can include an RFID tag, a hole, and an upper and lower portion separated by a perforation. The hang tag can...
US-9,471,867 Method of manufacturing cards that include an electronic module and intermediate products
Method of manufacturing at least one card each including an electronic module (2), this method providing a frame (14) or a plate (18) having at least one...
US-9,471,866 Anti-theft system used for customer service
Systems (100) and methods (400) for providing customer service based theft deterrent. The method comprises: identifying each item of a plurality of items that...
US-9,471,865 Payment card having light-emitting diode indicators coordinated with stored payment applications
In an IC (integrated circuit) card, a selection signal is received from a user-actuatable switch to select between two different payment card accounts, each...
US-9,471,864 Encoding data in depth patterns
A depth imaging system comprises a depth camera input to receive a depth map representing an observed scene imaged by a depth camera, the depth map including a...
US-9,471,863 Retroreflective articles having a machine-readable code
Retroreflective articles comprise a substrate and a bar code provided on the substrate. The bar code comprises at least one human-readable information which...
US-9,471,862 Intelligent label device and method
Briefly, an intelligent label is associated with a good, and includes one or more permanent and irreversible electrochromic indicators that are used to report...
US-9,471,861 Method for printing a print job on a media
The invention relates to a method for printing a digital image on a piece of media by means of a printer system comprising a printer and a computer for storing...
US-9,471,860 Image forming apparatus and power saving controlling method for the same
An image processing apparatus is connected to an image forming apparatus that operates at least in a standby state and in a power saving state requiring less...
US-9,471,859 Image processing device, printing device, and image processing method
An image processing device that changes the output format of the generated printout can dynamically change the output format of the printout using print data...
US-9,471,858 Method for converting spectral characterization data
A method controls the coloring of a printing press. In the method a test element is printed with a number of colored measuring areas. The printed colored...
US-9,471,857 Overcoat processing mechanism
A method is disclosed. The method includes analyzing color planes of a compressed sheetside image and generating an overcoat plane based on the color planes.
US-9,471,856 Method and apparatus for processing information, and computer-readable storage medium
An information processing apparatus for processing print data includes an extracting unit that extracts characters to be printed and coordinate information of...
US-9,471,855 Printing apparatus, control method, and non-transitory storage medium
A printing apparatus comprising: a conveying unit; a printing unit; a cutting unit; a control unit configured to, in a case in which a marginless image is to be...
US-9,471,854 Tape printer and recording medium
The disclosure discloses a tape printer comprising a controller. In a print data generation process, print data to form a first image portion, a second image...
US-9,471,853 Method and apparatus for image processing
A method is provided for classifying pixels in an image into super pixels that may be executed in one or more than one electronic devices. Seed pixels are...
US-9,471,852 User-configurable settings for content obfuscation
An aspect of providing user-configurable settings for content obfuscation includes, for each media segment in a media file, inputting the media segment to a...
US-9,471,851 Systems and methods for inferring gender by fusion of multimodal content
A method and systems are provided. The method includes recognizing semantic concepts in a set of images and assigning semantic scores for the images to predict...
US-9,471,850 Registering method, position detecting system, and scanning instrument
The invention relates to a method for assigning position values, detected by means of a position detection system, to a topographic image of an object or body...
US-9,471,849 System and method for suspect search
A system and method for detecting an object of interest. A system and method may generate a first signature for an object of interest based on an image of the...
US-9,471,848 Classifying objects displayed on a device
A method, system, and/or computer program product classifies a plurality of objects displayed on a display device and displays the classified plurality of...
US-9,471,847 Efficient distance metric learning for fine-grained visual categorization
Methods and systems for distance metric learning include generating two random projection matrices of a dataset from a d-dimensional space into an m-dimensional...
US-9,471,846 Method and system for visualizing a correlation mark using an electronic device
A mobile electronic device is used to decode a printed correlation mark. The device receives an image of a printed correlation mark, identifies a decoding...
US-9,471,845 Background modeling for imaging surveillance
A surveillance system and method includes imaging means for processing images so that objects in the foreground are detected in the background and threats are...
US-9,471,844 Dynamic absorption window for foreground background detector
Techniques are disclosed for creating a background model of a scene using both a pixel based approach and a context based approach. The combined approach...
US-9,471,843 Apparatus and method for ultra-high resolution video processing
A video processing apparatus and method is provided. The video processing apparatus divides video data and then processes a current divided area of the divided...
US-9,471,842 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing program
An image processing apparatus acquires a read image which has been obtained by reading one or a plurality of originals by a reading apparatus and includes an...
US-9,471,841 Electronic document generation system, image forming apparatus and program
An electronic document generation system includes: an image forming apparatus configured to generate a scanned image of an original document; and an external...
US-9,471,840 Apparatus and method for low-power object-detection in images using hardware scanning window
An apparatus includes a hardware sensor array including a plurality of pixels arranged along at least a first dimension and a second dimension of the array,...
US-9,471,839 Vehicle identification based on an image
A machine may be configured as a vehicle identification machine to identify a model of a vehicle based on an image that depicts a dashboard of the vehicle. As...
US-9,471,838 Method, apparatus and system for performing facial recognition
A method, apparatus, and system for performing facial recognition utilizing large databases is provided herein. During operation a large database is quickly...
US-9,471,837 Real-time analytics to identify visual objects of interest
A method of identifying and suggesting objects for a user within a user's field of vision of a personal imaging system. A user's field of vision within the...
US-9,471,836 Method for learning rejector by forming classification tree in use of training images and detecting object in...
A method for learning a rejector is provided. The method includes steps of: acquiring features from positive images and negative images of the classification...
US-9,471,835 Electronic manifest of underground facility locate marks
A method performed by a device may include receiving information regarding a particular geographic area; retrieving an aerial image of the particular geographic...
US-9,471,834 System and method for updating map views
A system and method are provided for updating imagery associated with map data. A request for map data is received, and a first image of a geographical location...
US-9,471,833 Character recognition using images at different angles
During this information-extraction technique, a user of the electronic device may be instructed by an application executed by the electronic device (such as a...
US-9,471,832 Human activity determination from video
Automated analysis of video data for determination of human behavior includes segmenting a video stream into a plurality of discrete individual frame image...
US-9,471,831 Apparatus and method for face recognition
A control method of an apparatus for face recognition includes acquiring an image through an image acquirer, extracting a facial image from the acquired image,...
US-9,471,830 Collation apparatus, collation method, and computer program product
An example collation apparatus includes a user information storage medium and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to at least receive a...
US-9,471,829 Method of facial landmark detection
Detecting facial landmarks in a face detected in an image may be performed by first cropping a face rectangle region of the detected face in the image and...
US-9,471,828 Accelerating object detection
Accelerating object detection techniques are described. In one or more implementations, adaptive sampling techniques are used to extract features from an image....
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