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9030206 Method and apparatus for characterizing process control equipment coupling integrity  
In a process plant, a first series of measurements from a coupling interface are received. The first series of measurements are stored. A second series of measurements from a coupling interface...
9026385 Ultrasound system and method for providing Doppler sound  
Embodiments for providing Doppler sounds are disclosed. In one embodiment, provided is an ultrasound system which may include: an ultrasound data acquiring unit configured to transmit ultrasound...
9026404 Methods of improving detectors and classifiers using optimized stochastic resonance noise  
Apparatus and method for improving the performance of a threshold-based detector or classifier, or a generic detector or classifier and increasing the probability of detecting at least one object...
9020777 Method for locating and detecting the position of the wheels of a vehicle  
A method for locating the position of the wheels of a vehicle, each wheel being equipped with a sensor capable of emitting a location signal and the vehicle being equipped with a receiver capable...
9015007 Sensor array processor with multichannel reconstruction from random array sampling  
A method and system for reconstructing random samples taken across multiple sensors of a sensor array, so that each sensor's output is reconstructed. The samples are processed using a compressive...
9007073 Measuring method for degree of degradation of lubricating oil, and measuring device therefor, as well as lubricating oil monitoring system in machine and device  
Provided are a method of measuring a degree of degradation of a lubricating oil and a measuring device therefor, in which (a) acidity is measured through use of an ISFET of hydrogen ion sensitive...
9009001 Monitoring for invalid data from field instruments  
Processing systems and methods used to identify faults in the operation of one or more field instruments are described and shown. In one embodiment, a sensing system includes one or more field...
9002671 Systems and methods for latency and measurement uncertainty management in stimulus-response tests  
Disclosed are systems and methods for managing testing unit latency and measurement uncertainty in computer-based stimulus-response tests. An estimated latency LE and an associated measurement...
9002677 System and method of semiconductor characterization  
A method for characterizing a semiconductor sample, said method comprising: shining light on one or more points in said semiconductor sample; measuring one or more voltage decay curves...
9000773 Method and apparatus for characterizing process control equipment integrity  
In a process plant, a first series of impedance measurements from a valve body are received. The first series of impedance measurements are stored. A second series of impedance measurements from...
8996334 Method and system for analysis of turbomachinery  
A method and a system for analyzing turbomachinery is provided. In one embodiment, a system for analyzing turbomachinery is provided. The system includes an intelligent turbomachinery tracking...
8989910 Systems and methods for data mining of energy consumption data  
Methods, machine-readable media, apparatuses and systems are provided to collect and analyze data relating to energy consumption and factors affecting energy production. In various embodiments,...
8990047 Neighborhood thresholding in mixed model density gating  
The present invention provides automatic gating methods that are useful to gate populations of interest in multidimensional data, wherein the populations of interest are only a subset of the...
8982378 Methods and systems for analyzing the impact of machine failure data on a print shop  
A method of analyzing failures of a print device may include receiving failure information associated with a print device in a print shop. The failure information may pertain to a plurality of...
8983796 Method and network analyzer for measuring group runtime in a measuring object  
A network analyzer for measuring a group delay time, which is caused by a device under test to be measured, generates an excitation signal comprising two signals (xIn1(t),xIn2(t)) spaced by a...
8977517 System and methods for evaluating efficacy of appetite-affecting drugs  
System and methods to evaluate and administer drugs. The present invention instantaneously identifies the effects that drugs, including appetite-affecting agents, have on animals. Data is...
8974385 Method and apparatus for providing blood glucose management information  
An apparatus and method of providing blood glucose management information includes a determination unit that determines a similarity of a blood glucose change pattern of a user by comparing blood...
8972227 Computation of radiating particle and wave distributions using a generalized discrete field constructed from representative ray sets  
The present system and method for simulating particles and waves is useful for calculations involving nuclear and full spectrum radiation transport, quantum particle transport, plasma transport...
8972205 X-ray characterization of solid small molecule organic materials  
The present invention provides, inter alia, methods of characterizing a small molecule organic material, e.g., a drug or a drug product. This method includes subjecting the solid small molecule...
8965719 Universal performance monitor for power generators  
The invention broadly encompasses a system including a communications network, a plurality of remotely located data sources to provide power data, the power data including quantitative and...
8954293 Method and arrangement for reconstructing the source of an electromagnetic field  
The disclosure relates to a method for reconstructing the source of an electromagnetic field. Firstly, a measurement space separate from the source is selected so that the measurement space is...
8949050 Smartgrid energy-usage-data storage and presentation systems, devices, protocol, and processes including a visualization, and load fingerprinting process  
An energy usage data visualization process includes receiving an energy data presentation request from a user, processing the energy data presentation request by the customer portal service...
8930276 Method of multiple algorithm processing of biometric data  
A method performs processing of biometric information to create multiple templates. This allows biometric systems to be flexible and interact with a plurality of vendors' technologies....
8927882 Commodity search device that identifies a commodity based on the average unit weight of a number of commodities resting on a scale falling within a predetermined weight deviation of a referece unit weight stored in a database  
A commodity search device includes a storage unit, a measuring unit, a number input unit, a unit average weighing value calculator, and a first commodity search unit. The storage unit stores...
8898037 Systems and methods for signal monitoring using Lissajous figures  
Methods and systems are provided for generating Lissajous figures based on monitored signals and identifying features of Lissajous figures. Features may include similarity metrics, shape change...
8898028 Non-pattern wafer inspection device  
A device to inspect a non-pattern wafer includes a light source to emit light that reflected from a wafer. A judgment unit converts the detected light into a quantitative measured value to...
8892401 Methods and systems for metrics analysis and interactive rendering, including events having combined activity and location information  
A method includes receiving location data of a monitoring device when carried by a user and receiving motion data of the monitoring device. The motion data is associated with a time of occurrence...
8892400 Method for evaluating fluorescence correlation spectroscopy measurement data  
With the different methods of fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, physical and biological transport processes in or between cells in the microscopic range, for example diffusion processes, can...
8892399 Sensing apparatus and method  
A method of detecting one or more blocked sampling holes in a pipe of an aspirated smoke detector system. The method includes ascertaining the base flow of fluid through a particle detector using...
8892387 Driving circuit of a test access port  
A driving circuit of a test access port is disclosed. The driving circuit includes an input terminal for receiving a first test data signal when the driving circuit is operating in an external...
8892738 Deriving component statistics for a stream enabled application  
A technique for generating component usage statistics involves associating components with blocks of a stream-enabled application. When the streaming application is executed, block requests may be...
8890687 Method of detecting an abnormal environmental operating condition of an element embedded in an apparatus and corresponding element  
A method of detecting an abnormal environmental operating condition of an element embedded in an apparatus. The element is able to communicate with a telecommunications network. The method...
8886467 Process and apparatus for processing signals  
The chemical distance between fingerprints of fluid samples from a reservoir can be determined using statistical analyses. Upon performing chromatographic analyses on fluid samples from the...
8884759 Dynamic prediction of risk levels for manufacturing operations through leading risk indicators  
Provided are methodologies to properly assess and manage operational risks at operations sites, e.g., a manufacturing, production or processing facility, such as a refinery, chemical plant,...
8874409 Multi-step time series prediction in complex instrumented domains  
A system, method and computer program product for improving a manufacturing or production environment. The system receives two or more time series data having values that represent current...
8874468 Media advertising  
Potential content item slots (e.g., ad slots) in a media (e.g., video, audio, or both) are identified, and each content item slot is associated with a weight that indicates a degree of potential...
8868366 Calculation method and calculation apparatus  
The present invention provides a method of calculating a surface shape of a target surface, including the steps of defining, as a measurement target region, each of a plurality of regions on the...
8849798 Sampling analysis of search queries  
Sampling analysis includes classifying a plurality of query keywords into a plurality of query keyword subsets according to page view (PV) values associated with the plurality of query keywords,...
8849572 Apparatus for determining the concentration of a conductive fluid present in a fluid filled borehole  
An apparatus for determining the concentration of a conductive fluid present in a fluid filled bore hole is described. Such apparatus are known as water hold-up meters and are frequently used in...
8849606 Movement monitoring systems and associated methods  
Systems and methods are disclosed that monitor movement of a person, or of a vehicle ridden by the person, to determine speed, distance traveled and/or airtime of the person or vehicle....
8849583 Polymer side chain analysis method and polymer side chain analysis device  
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for analyzing side chains of a polymer. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for analyzing the...
8843332 Method and apparatus for noise reduction and data compression  
A method and apparatus for carrying out noise reduction in data regarding parameter values including the steps of making a series of measurements of parameter values at times separated by...
8838417 Cycle decomposition analysis for remote machine monitoring  
Methods for decomposing event information for a machine are described. In one aspect, a method includes receiving event data identifying events associated with a machine on a first communications...
8838396 Remote vehicle emissions sensing system and method for differentiating water from hydrocarbons  
Water droplets in exhaust gas that is, or was, analyzed by a remote emissions sensing system are detected. The detection may be made using measurements generally captured by the remote emissions...
8838413 Valve actuator fault analysis system  
A valve actuator fault analysis system for detecting, analyzing and reporting valve actuator performance characterized as deviations, malfunctions and failures. The fault analysis system includes...
8838412 Systems and methods for providing warning of anomalous alarm clock settings  
Systems and methods relate to managing an alarm clock function of a device. The systems and methods for compare a time setting of a new alarm by a user to one or more previous times settings that...
8826314 Method and apparatus for managing quality of service  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, obtaining regression coefficients that quantify a relationship between premises feedback and first network...
8825431 Fluorescence intensity correcting method, fluorescence intensity calculating method, and fluorescence intensity calculating apparatus  
A fluorescence intensity calculating apparatus, includes: a measuring section configured to receive fluorescences generated from plural fluorescent dyes excited by radiating a light to a...
8825414 System and method for estimating remaining useful life of a downhole tool  
A system for determining the amount of life consumed for a tool includes at least one sensor associated with the tool for generating observation data, a memory in operable communication with the...
8818756 Method and apparatus for predicting project outcomes  
A method and apparatus are provided for predicting the outcome of a project and, if needed, increasing its likelihood of success. Numerical values are assigned to a set of predetermined factors...