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US20110060562 Method of determining the elastic modulus of coatings  
The method of determining the elastic modulus of coatings utilizes numerical modeling and simulation methods to determine physical characteristics of coatings based upon comparisons of measured...
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Provided is a method of enhancing an optical metrology system comprising a metrology tool and an optical metrology model. The optical metrology model includes a model of the metrology tool and a...
US20120185414 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIND FORECASTING AND GRID MANAGEMENT  
In one embodiment, a wind power ramp event nowcasting system includes a wind condition analyzer for detecting a wind power ramp signal; a sensor array, situated in an area relative to a wind farm,...
US20100299114 METHOD OF CALCULATING GATE DELAY BASED ON CROSSTALK EFFECT DUE TO CAPACITIVE COUPLING  
Provided is a method of exactly calculating the delay of a gate in a digital integrated circuit (IC) that drives a capacitive load and a noise current source based on a crosstalk effect due to...
US20140025352 PLANNING ECONOMIC ENERGY DISPATCH IN ELECTRICAL GRID UNDER UNCERTAINTY  
A method for solving a two-stage non-linear stochastic formulation for the economic dispatch problem under renewable-generation uncertainty. Certain generation decisions are made only in the first...
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A method for solving a two-stage non-linear stochastic formulation for the economic dispatch problem under renewable-generation uncertainty. Certain generation decisions are made only in the first...
US20130211800 GIGA-CELL LINEAR SOLVER METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MASSIVE PARALLEL RESERVOIR SIMULATION  
A linear solver methodology is applied to reservoir data to solve for large system of equations arising from high-resolution reservoir simulation of giant oil fields with minimal upscaling using...
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An apparatus and a method to estimate a degree of user fatigue to video content are disclosed including a feature value calculating unit and a fatigue degree calculating unit. The feature value...
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A self-optimizing, inverse analysis method for parameter identification of nonlinear material constitutive models utilizes the global force and displacement boundary loadings that are...
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A method for characterizing a musical recording as a set of scalar descriptors, each of which is based on human perception. A group of people listens to a large number of musical recordings and...
US20150106070 BOUNDARY LAYER COMPUTATIONS ON CFD GRIDS  
System and method for computing boundary layer properties are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first boundary layer cell that is substantially close to a wall of a structure is selected. A...
US20140336996 ANALYSIS OF GENETIC VARIANTS  
Methods and systems for analyzing genetic variants are disclosed.
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A system and method for computing design parameters for a thermally comfortable environment is disclosed. In one embodiment, a surface heat transfer coefficient (hcal) is obtained for each body...
US20110246381 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MODELING ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF BUILDINGS  
A modeling system is configured to model a building from incomplete physical constraint information. When initial user input related to the proposed building is received that identifies a building...
US20140225002 CONTINUOUS-FLOW SOLAR ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION SYSTEM FOR DRINKING WATER  
Potable drinking water is a scarce resource in many parts of developing countries, especially rural areas. Due to limited financial means of these countries, low cost point-of-use systems are...
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A solution to the optimal power flow (OPF) problem for electrical generation and distribution systems utilizes a re-configuration of the OPF problem that allows for a simplified analysis and...
US20120014749 REMEDIATION OF POLLUTED MATERIALS OR SITES  
The invention relates to a method and a system for controlling a remediation of a site polluted by contaminants, the method comprising the steps of determining a concentration gradient of gaseous...
US20150088473 SIMULATION SCALING WITH DFT AND NON-DFT  
Electronic design automation modules for simulate the behavior of structures and materials at multiple simulation scales with different simulation modules.
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A method for installing a radial geothermal probe field includes the steps of defining a total number of geothermal energy probes to be introduced, defining the directions of incidence of the...
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Systems and methods for optimization of real time production operations. In one embodiment, a moving time horizon based parametric model provides fast predictions for production optimization in a...
US20130231905 LIGHTING ENVIRONMENT EVALUATION METHOD AND LIGHTING ENVIRONMENT EVALUATION APPARATUS  
According to one embodiment, a lighting environment evaluation method includes setting a specific plane in a lighting space as an evaluation object; setting an observation set point on the...
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Systems and methods are disclosed herein that generally involve a double pinch criterion for optimization of regenerative Rankine cycles. In some embodiments, operating variables such as bleed...
US20140257771 NUMERICAL SIMULATION METHOD FOR AIRCRASFT FLIGHT-ICING  
The present invention is related to a numerical simulation method for aircraft flight-icing. This invention mainly includes an algorithm for velocity decomposition on the water film in simulating...
US20150006127 CONSTRUCTING AND CALIBRATING ENTHALPY BASED PREDICTIVE MODEL FOR BUILDING ENERGY CONSUMPTION  
A predictive model for building energy consumption may be constructed and run to predict energy consumption in a building or to detect anomaly in energy consumption in a building or combinations...
US20150006123 CONSTRUCTING AND CALIBRATING ENTHALPY BASED PREDICTIVE MODEL FOR BUILDING ENERGY CONSUMPTION  
A predictive model for building energy consumption may be constructed and run to predict energy consumption in a building or to detect anomaly in energy consumption in a building or combinations...
US20120016642 CONTEXTUAL-BANDIT APPROACH TO PERSONALIZED NEWS ARTICLE RECOMMENDATION  
Methods and apparatus for performing computer-implemented personalized recommendations are disclosed. User information pertaining to a plurality of features of a plurality of users may be...
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Methods of generating a three dimensional representation of an object in a reference plane from a depth map including distances from a reference point to pixels in an image of the object taken...
US20100305917 SIMULATOR AND SIMULATING METHOD OF HEAT RADIATION ENERGY  
A simulator of heat radiation energy includes means for acquiring 3D spatial data including a plurality of solid objects where the 3D space is defined by a plurality of grids; means for...
US20140039851 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ACCURATE SIMULATION OF SURFACES AND INTERFACES OF FCC METALS  
The Lennard-Jones parameters for metals, such as fee metals, have been developed which are suitable for the simulation of the metals, alloys, and interfaces with water, organic, inorganic, and...
US20110087468 Approximating a System Using an Abstract Geometrical Space  
System and method for approximating a system. A multi-parameter representation of a family of systems is stored. An embedding of the family into an abstract geometrical continuous space with a...
US20130275049 System and Method of Assessing Allergic Status in a Subject  
A method of assessing the allergic status of a subject to a specific allergen, comprises the steps of determining a subject-specific numeric value for a plurality of variables comprising age, sex,...
US20110251834 Methods And Systems For Improved Pharmaceutical Intervention In Coagulation Control  
Contemplated methods and devices for coagulation control allow to establish a more constant dosage of required medication and to quantify/take into account patient-specific sensitivity to warfarin...
US20140229150 SIMULATION APPARATUS FOR PREDICTING BEHAVIOR OF MASS POINT SYSTEM  
A simulation apparatus, including: a coordinate setting unit for setting slow coordinates and fast coordinates based on mass point coordinates; a coordinate extraction unit for obtaining a...
US20130162097 ELECTRIC WIRE, COIL, APPARATUS FOR DESIGNING ELECTRIC WIRE, AND ELECTRIC MOTOR  
An electric wire includes a conductive portion 11 made of a material having a volume resistivity higher than that of copper, wherein the volume resistivity of the conductive portion is specified...
US20140379311 ESTIMATION SYSTEM, ESTIMATION APPARATUS, AND ESTIMATION METHOD  
According to an embodiment, an estimation system estimates the power generation amount of a photovoltaic power generation unit. The estimation system includes a calculation unit and a coefficient...
US20140156094 SIGMA ALGEBRAIC APPROXIMANTS AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN POWER NETWORKS  
A system and method for constructively providing a set of complex-valued indices that measures the proximity of an electrical power distribution system to voltage collapse, and providing insights...
US20140214379 System and Method for Reactive Transport Modeling  
The system and method described herein describe using a cross-linkable re-entrant software instances or routine to create software for modeling reactive transport. An arbitrary number of instances...
US20110071808 GNSS Ephemeris with Graceful Degradation and Measurement Fusion  
A method for providing an extended propagation ephemeris model for a satellite in Earth orbit, the method includes obtaining a satellite's orbital position over a first period of time, applying a...
US20130110479 Auto-Calibration for Agent-Based Purchase Modeling Systems  
In one embodiment, the present invention is a method for optimizing a parameter in an agent-based model including running an agent-based simulation based upon a set of parameters to provide an...
US20140249787 METHOD OF EXPLORING THE FLEXIBILITY OF MACROMOLECULAR TARGETS AND ITS USE IN RATIONAL DRUG DESIGN  
It comprises a method of exploring the flexibility of macromolecules, where an available ensemble of structures of a receptor, such as one coming from a molecular dynamics trajectory or a set of...
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A method for on-line optimization of fed-batch fermentation unit containing bacteria and nutrients is disclosed. Parameters of the fermenter model used in optimization calculations are estimated...
US20150057951 Scalable Vehicle Models for Indoor Tire Testing  
A method for reducing vehicle bias when testing a tire for use with a market segment of vehicles by creating a vehicle model that is scalable by vehicle weight. A market segment of vehicles is...
US20110320176 SCREENING METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORK MATERIALS  
This invention relates to a method for characterizing the pores of reticulated framework structures and using these characteristics to predict the actual performance characteristics of the...
US20120089378 METHOD OF ESTIMATING LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY OF BRIDGE  
Provided is a method of estimating a load carrying capacity of a bridge. The load carrying capacity estimation method includes the steps of: estimating a mode coefficient of the bridge using an...
US20130116989 PARAMETER TUNING  
A method, performed by a computer device, may include interacting with one or more plots associated with a simulation of an executable graphical model, receiving a selection of one or more target...
US20140222401 ESTABLISHING AVAILABILITY OF A TWO-ENGINE AIRCRAFT FOR AN ETOPS FLIGHT OR AN ETOPS FLIGHT PATH FOR A TWO-ENGINE AIRCRAFT  
A method is provided for establishing availability of a two-engine aircraft for a predefined ETOPS flight. The method may include calculating a probability of a dual independent engine shutdown...
US20140172390 ESTABLISHING AVAILABILITY OF A TWO-ENGINE AIRCRAFT FOR AN ETOPS FLIGHT OR AN ETOPS FLIGHT PATH FOR A TWO-ENGINE AIRCRAFT  
A method is provided for establishing availability of a two-engine aircraft for a predefined ETOPS flight. The method may include calculating a probability of a dual independent engine shutdown...
US20130054207 Fracture Network Characterization Method  
A method of representing and using fractures in a model of a subterranean reservoir is described including the partitioning the fracture network into a discretely modeled part and a remaining...
US20100324869 MODELING A COMPUTING ENTITY  
To model a computing entity, information relating to transactions associated with the computing entity is received. The received information forms a collection of information. The collection is...
US20150227656 Integrated Risk Management System  
A method and system allowing the analysis of risk through the use of Monte Carlo simulation, statistical and data analysis, stochastic forecasting, and optimization. The present invention includes...