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8255442 Parallel efficiency calculation method and apparatus  
This invention is to provide a parallel efficiency calculation method, which can be applied, even in a case where a load balance is not kept, to many parallel processings including a heterogeneous...
8255168 Products and processes for analyzing octane content  
Products and processes are provided herewith for analyzing octane content in a fuel sample that include the step or steps of receiving an octane measurement of a fuel sample from a octane...
8255179 Time qualified frequency mask trigger  
A time qualified frequency mask trigger triggers on signals that violate a frequency mask for at least a specified time duration. A frame of digital data representing an input signal is...
8253748 Shader performance registers  
One embodiment of a system for collecting performance data for a multithreaded processing unit includes a plurality of independent performance registers, each configured to count hardware-based...
8255532 Metric-based monitoring and control of a limited resource  
Detecting unauthorized or excessive use of a resource is disclosed. The value of a metric is updated based at least in part on a first data associated with a current event associated with the...
8255185 Automated information technology management  
Systems, articles of manufacture, and associated computer-executed methods determine an optimum temporal segmentation for automated information technology (IT) management. A computer-executed...
8249825 System and method for predicting cooling performance of arrangements of equipment in a data center  
A system and method for evaluating equipment in an improper cluster in a data center, the equipment including a plurality of equipment racks, and at least one cooling provider. In one aspect, the...
8249827 Method and system for heater signature detection diagnostics of a particulate matter sensor  
A diagnostic method and system is described for diagnosing an operating condition of a conductive particulate matter sensor. The sensor has a substrate with electrical resistance that varies with...
8249826 Determination and control of wellbore fluid level, output flow, and desired pump operating speed, using a control system for a centrifugal pump disposed within the wellbore  
A method and apparatus for determining a fluid level and/or output flow during operation of a centrifugal pump, are provided, which may be used for production of gas and/or oil from a well, and...
8244500 Method of adjusting wafer processing sequence  
A method of adjusting wafer process sequence includes steps of collecting production parameters for a plurality of lots; selecting a plurality of key parameters from the production parameters,...
8244503 Quantitative measurements of system complexity  
A method is provided for determining the complexity of a system. The method includes creating a response matrix for the system, creating a contingency matrix, Cn, from the response matrix, and...
8244501 Method and device for diagnosing a pop-off valve of a turbocharger  
A method for diagnosing an electrically controllable pop-off valve of a turbo-charging device of an internal combustion engine, which pop-off valve is situated in a pop-off pipe bypassing the...
8244499 Methods and systems for managing aquifer operation  
Systems and methods for managing aquifer operation are included. An exemplary method includes receiving at an analysis computing device, one or more water measurements from a plurality of sites in...
8239070 Root cause and system enhancement analysis  
A method of assessing an electrical power system is provided that includes performing a plurality of contingencies using a mathematical model of the system and determining a representative...
8239149 Method for determining the operating condition of a photovoltaic panel  
Due to their exposure to extreme environments, it is expected that parts or all of a solar power system will experience degradation in performance. The degradation may be due to temporary...
8239165 Ultra-fast determination of quantum efficiency of a solar cell  
An apparatus for measuring quantum efficiency (QE) of solar cells. The apparatus includes a light source including an array of light emitting diodes (LEDs) that each emit light corresponding to a...
8234893 Cold-start in situation-aware systems  
A definition of a set of context variables to be considered is received, wherein the context variables represent categories of situations in which the computer system can be. A definition of a set...
8234087 Apparatus and method for detecting a status of a secondary battery connected to a load  
A battery status detecting method for detecting a battery status of a secondary battery that supplies power to an electrical load is disclosed. This method includes measuring a discharge current...
8234094 System and method for testing liquid crystal display device  
A system for testing a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a testing device photographing and capturing an image of a defect generated on a substrate having a thin film array formed...
8230716 Method and system for diagnostics of a particulate matter sensor  
A diagnostic method and system is described for diagnosing an operating condition of a conductive particulate matter sensor. The sensor has a substrate and two electrodes on the substrate adapted...
8234088 Presentation of unbalance information for electrical asset management  
Disclosed herein is an approach that presents unbalance information obtained from electrical assets in a manner that facilitates management of the electrical assets. In one aspect, a screen view...
8229705 Performance monitoring in computer networks  
The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for monitoring performance of a Maintenance Entity (ME) in a computer network. In one embodiment, a method of monitoring performance of an ME...
8229693 Calibration tool  
The invention provides a calibration tool for a vehicle monitoring device, the tool having a processor with a clock or access to a time signal and arranged for connection to and to receive and...
8229691 Method for using real-time APC information for an enhanced lot sampling engine  
A method includes passing a lot through a production process and evaluating a statistical quality of the production process. Additionally, the method includes calculating an advanced process...
8230266 System and method for trip event data acquisition and wind turbine incorporating same  
A system and method is provided for acquiring operational data from a wind turbine and analyzing trip events. One or more data buffers can store operational data obtained from at least one control...
8229700 Method and device for measuring the progress of a moving person  
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and a device for measuring the progress of a moving person. The method calculating at least one of the following quantities describing the progress of...
8229704 Method for measuring efficiency improvement in a heating system  
A method for measuring efficiency improvement in a heating system. The method includes the following steps: temperature sensors sense an outflow temperature. A controller records the temperature...
8229682 Apparatus and method for bearing condition monitoring  
An electrical motor bearing condition monitoring system includes an assembly that includes a shaft, a first bearing race coupled to the shaft, a plurality of bearing balls, and a second bearing...
8230440 System and method to distribute accumulated processor utilization charges among multiple threads  
A utilization analyzer acquires accumulator values from multiple accumulators. Each accumulator corresponds to a particular processor thread and also corresponds to a particular processor...
8224598 Method for forming optimal characteristic curves of solar cell and system thereof  
The method for forming the optimal characteristic curve of a solar cell comprises the steps of: providing a first acceptable error; and determining a current-voltage polynomial regression...
8224589 System and method for automating scientific and engineering experimentation for deriving surrogate response data  
The present invention provides a system and method for automatically deriving unique surrogate response data from experiment results in which inherent data loss occurs in a sufficient number of...
8224520 Failure determination apparatus for vehicle, failure determination method and computer readable medium for failure determination  
A failure determination apparatus for a vehicle includes: a failure determination element configured to determine that failure occurs at the vehicle when a state with failure detection continues...
8224624 Using application performance signatures for characterizing application updates  
One embodiment is a method that determines application performance signatures occurring at an application server in a multi-tier architecture. The method then analyzes the application performance...
8224610 Radio-frequency identification tag with oscillator calibration  
A method of calibrating an oscillator within a Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tag includes storing a plurality of calibration values within a memory structure. Each of the calibration...
8224473 Apparatus and method for monitoring an industrial process  
An apparatus for monitoring an industrial process comprising a plurality of variables. The apparatus comprises a defining module configured for defining a normal-condition data set may comprise...
8224468 Calibration certificate for virtual sensor network (VSN)  
A method is used for providing sensing data to a control system of a machine. The method may include providing a plurality of virtual sensors, each of which may have a model type, at least one...
8218732 System and method for evaluating and troubleshooting a digital subscriber line system  
Disclosed is a method and system for evaluating and troubleshooting a DSL system in a plurality of DSL systems having a common static characteristic. The plurality of DSL systems are ranked based...
8219341 System and method for implementing wafer acceptance test (“WAT”) advanced process control (“APC”) with routing model  
System and method for implementing wafer acceptance test (“WAT”) advanced process control (“APC”) are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing an inter-metal (“IM”) WAT on a...
8219340 Monitoring method for through-silicon vias of three-dimensional intergrated circuit (3D IC) and apparatus using the same  
A monitoring method for Through-Silicon Vias (TSVs) of a three-dimensional integrated circuit (3D IC) is provided, wherein the 3D IC includes a plurality of TSVs, and the method includes:...
8219356 System and method for detecting anomalies in wind turbines  
A device and method for use in detecting anomalies in wind turbines is provided. The method includes monitoring data acquired by at least one sensor in a first wind turbine, wherein the data is...
8212683 Metric for planned downtime  
A metric of a system is monitored using a monitoring tool that receives an operation metric and a planned downtime metric that reflects whether the monitored system is currently in a planned...
8214174 Algorithm for online adaptive polarization curve estimation of a fuel cell stack  
An algorithm for determining a polarization curve of a fuel cell stack. When the fuel cell stack is running and certain data validity criteria have been met, the algorithm goes into a data...
8214175 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals  
A method and system for monitoring and analyzing at least one signal are disclosed. An abstract of at least one reference signal is generated and stored in a reference database. An abstract of a...
8207837 Process and apparatus for the output of music information in a vehicle  
In the case of a process for the output of music information via an audio device in a vehicle, in which the driver's behavior is determined on the basis of data of one or more driving systems...
8209141 System and method for automatically generating test patterns for at-speed structural test of an integrated circuit device using an incremental approach to reduce test pattern count  
Disclosed are embodiments of a system and method for automatically selecting and generating test patterns for an at-speed structural test of an integrated circuit device. Specifically, a test...
8209058 Controller for cooling system  
According to a controller for a cooling system, when an optimum value of a low-pressure side pressure set value corresponding to an operation environmental condition to be generated is registered...
8201424 Synthetic redundancy via prognostics  
An manufacturing method that uses synthetic redundancy to optimize equipment reliability, performance, weight, and cost. The manufacturing method identifies critical components, that would...
8204711 System and apparatus for managing test procedures within a hardware-in-the-loop simulation system  
Methods and apparatus are provided for managing test procedures for a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation environment. The apparatus comprises an input interface for receiving input from a user,...
8203327 Device for counting oscillations of an oscillating temporal signal  
A device for counting oscillations of an oscillating temporal signal. The device comprises means for counting all the alternate crossings of a positive threshold value and of a negative threshold...
8204697 System and method for health assessment of downhole tools  
A system for assessing the health of a mechanism includes a processor for receiving observation data from at least one sensor, the processor including: a detector receptive to the observation data...