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Gathering, selecting and graphing n-grams
A user can designate a dataset and one or more n-grams in a graphical user interface displayed by a client computing device ("the client"). The client can send...
Progress information in a service-oriented architecture
A system may include reception of an instruction to execute a business process from a client application, execution of the business process in a first software...
System and method for adaptive matching of user profiles based on viewing
and contact activity for social...
A method and system which adaptively recommends potential relationships to individual users based on a set of items that are known to be of interest to the...
Personnel cost planning
Computer-implemented prospective planning of personnel costs for an enterprise includes conducting planning preparation to plan the personnel costs,...
System and method for calibration and mapping of real-time location data
A method of mapping the location of at least one object in three dimensional space, relative to an initial point in three dimensional space by an EIR terminal...
Virtual planogram management systems and methods
Systems and methods of constructing and managing virtual planograms are presented. Contemplated systems allow for construction of a virtual planogram, which can...
Object association using dynamic object location correlation
A method of object association is disclosed. The method includes receiving object location information for a first object, receiving object location information...
Delivery of packages by unmanned aerial vehicles
A package delivery apparatus uses an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to deliver a package containing a product to a delivery destination area. The UAV uses GPS...
Real-time and offline location tracking using passive RFID technologies
A system for location tracking using passive tags includes a reader and a location tracker. The reader receives an identifier associated with a first passive...
Weather-driven multi-category infrastructure impact forecasting
A method, system, and computer program product for resource management are described. The method includes selecting trouble regions within the service area,...
System for business suite and network integration
A system includes a suite of business applications and an add-on module coupled to the suite of business applications. The add-on module is configured with...
Web browser-based business process management engine
A computer-implemented process for a Web browser-based business process management engine. In an embodiment, the process embeds a lightweight business process...
Service system and service method
A service system includes at least one administration computer having a display device and a user interface for administering machines having components. A...
Origin-destination estimation system for a transportation system
To determine origin-destination (OD) data for a transportation system, a processor may receiving passenger statistics collected from a set of data collection...
Tracking compliance of personal protection articles
Methods and systems for tracking compliance of personal protection (PP) articles in working environments. Tracking compliance includes providing at least one PP...
Kernel parameter selection in support vector data description for outlier
A computer-readable medium is configured to determine a support vector data description (SVDD). For each of a plurality of values for a kernel parameter, an...
Using data obtained from an online social network to optimize subscription
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that uses data from an online social network to optimize subscription offers. During operation of the online social...
Method and apparatus for improving resilience in customized program
learning network computational environments
An apparatus and a method are provided for learning a program with a large number of parameters. In one embodiment, a method not only distorts the input values,...
Adaptive control of hybrid ultracapacitor-battery storage system for
photovoltaic output smoothing
A hybrid ultracapacitor-battery energy storage system is integrated with a photovoltaic system to help solve fluctuations. A fuzzy-logic-based adaptive power...
Cohort half life forecasting combination from a confident jury
A forecasting cohort includes a first set of forecasting algorithms and a second set of forecasting algorithms. A half-life of each of the first set of...
Method for solving linear programs
The invention provides for a computer-implemented method for solving a linear program (LP), the method comprising the steps of: receiving (100) the linear...
Identifying geospatial patterns from device data
Determining geospatial patterns from device data collected from a plurality of computing devices. The devices represent, for example, a plurality of sources...
Identifying associations in data and performing data analysis using a
normalized highest mutual information score
A method to identify a relationship between at least pairs of variables in a dataset generates a novel measure of dependence, referred to as a Maximal...
Sentiment analysis of data logs
An approach is provided to use natural language processing (NLP) to analyze data logs. In the approach, a data log is analyzed with the data log including a...
Recommendations based on device usage
A method includes receiving, at a storage device, a plurality of data files that each have a file size, and are each associated a respective device that...
Non-technical loss detection and localization
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and computer program product to detect and localize non-technical losses in an energy...
Methods and systems for processing data streams from data producing
objects of vehicle and home entities and...
Methods and systems are provided for cloud processing data streamed from a vehicle and a home associated with a user account. One method includes receiving...
Goal-oriented process generation
An apparatus comprises a memory and a processor device operatively coupled to the memory. The processor device is configured to receive a set of process...
Goal-oriented process generation
A method comprises the steps of receiving a set of process metrics, evaluating the set of received process metrics to determine a set of process...
Method and system for exploring the associations between drug side-effects
and therapeutic indications
A system and method for analyzing chemical data including a processor and one or more classifiers, stored in memory and coupled to the processor, which further...
Mining biological networks to explain and rank hypotheses
An approach is provided to identify important paths in a biological relationship graph for exploration by researchers. In the approach, a biological...
Solving vehicle routing problems using evolutionary computing techniques
According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for solving combinatorial optimization problems is provided. The method may include receiving a plurality of...
Reinforcement learning using confidence scores
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for reinforcement learning using confidence scores. One of the...
Dynamically assigning and examining synaptic delay
A method for dynamically modifying synaptic delays in a neural network includes initializing a delay parameter and operating the neural network. The method...
Phase-coding for coordinate transformation
A method for coordinate transformation in a spiking neural network includes encoding a first positional representation as phase information in the spiking...
Dual-interface IC card components and method for manufacturing the
dual-interface IC card components
Dual-interface Integrated Circuit (IC) card components and methods for manufacturing the dual-interface IC card components are described. In an embodiment, a...
Attachment assembly having identification capability
An attachment assembly on a cylindrical protuberance of an article comprising a flexible cap configured for fitting an outer shape of the cylindrical...
Coded light pattern having hermitian symmetry
A method includes identifying one or more codewords of a bit sequence that fail to satisfy at least one codeword constraint. The method also includes removing...
Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage
An image forming apparatus, and a method of controlling it. The apparatus performs, in a case where at least one function out of a plurality of functions of the...
Printing apparatus, sheet-processing apparatus, control methods thereof,
storage medium, and printing system
The present invention is characterized by requesting a user to login if the user has not been authenticated when executing sheet processing on a sheet with a...
Image processing device and image processing method
An image forming device includes: a rasterizing section, a resolution converting section and a thinning section. The rasterizing section generates, by...
Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and storage medium
to register attribute information...
A printing apparatus includes a storing unit, an obtaining unit, a detecting unit, a display unit, and a setting unit. The storing unit stores a print job. The...
Printing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium storing
This invention relates to a printing apparatus and control method thereof. In the printing apparatus and control method thereof, an image is input, and an...
Text recognition based on recognition units
Methods and systems for grapheme splitting of text input for recognition are provided. A method may include receiving a text input in a script and segmenting...
Scene understanding using a neurosynaptic system
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for scene understanding based on a sequence of image frames. The method comprises converting each pixel of each...
System and method for structuring a large scale object recognition engine
to maximize recognition accuracy and...
An object recognition system and method is provided which uses automated algorithmically determined negative training. Negative training with respect to a...
Distributive hierarchical model for object recognition in video
Various examples are provided for object recognition in video. In one example, among others, a system includes processing circuitry including a processor. The...
Environmental-based location monitoring
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed towards environmental based location monitoring. Environmental based location monitoring can include collecting,...
System and method for providing additional information using image
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing additional information using image matching. The present invention provides a system for...
Fault-aware matched filter and optical flow
In one embodiment, a fault-aware matched filter augments the output of a component matched filter to provide both fault-aware matched filter output and a...