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8918295 
Distributed reflectometry device and method for diagnosing a transmission network
A distributed reflectometry device for diagnosing a network is disclosed. According to one aspect, the device includes at least one transmission line and several reflectometers connected to the... 

8878529 
Sensor module and method for monitoring the function thereof
A method for monitoring the function of a sensor module including sensor which generates a measurement signal for a physical quantity to be determined and applies the measurement signal to an... 

8704186 
Active noise canceling system for mechanically cooled germanium radiation detectors
A microphonics noise cancellation system and method for improving the energy resolution for mechanically cooled highpurity Germanium (HPGe) detector systems. A classical adaptive noise canceling... 

8684934 
Adaptively performing clutter filtering in an ultrasound system
Embodiments of adaptively performing clutter filtering are disclosed. In one embodiment, by way of nonlimiting example, an ultrasound system comprises: an ultrasound data acquisition unit... 

8676543 
Determining the resonance parameters for mechanical oscillators
Mechanical oscillators employ the use of resonance parameters, frequency and the quality factor Q, for the measurement of corrosion or deposition. The ability of a mechanical oscillator to measure... 

8660820 
Distortion cancellation using adaptive linearization
An adaptive distortion reduction system comprising: an input interface to receive a distorted signal comprising a distorted component and an undistorted component, the distorted component being at... 

8660848 
Methods and systems for detection from and analysis of physical signals
In the method of these teachings for detection of physical phenomena from or analysis of physical signals, an improved Empirical Mode Decomposition method decomposes physical signals... 

8645090 
Automated baseline removal of signal
A system for estimating a baseline of a signal exhibits a signal generator and a processor. The signal generator is configured to generate a signal exhibiting a plurality of peaks and a baseline.... 

8645097 
Method for analyzing output from a rotary sensor
A method for analyzing the output of a rotary sensor, such as that coupled to a vehicle wheel assembly. In one embodiment, the method detects periodic irregularities in the output of an... 

8639475 
System and method for spatially invariant signal detection
A system and method of signal detection from a given point, in which a radiative aperture, such as a sonar sensor, radar antenna, acoustic sensor, or the like, receives radiation from the point at... 

8589104 
Device and method for compensating color shifts in fiberoptic imaging systems
A color value for an optical fiber of a fiberscope can be generated on the basis of the intensity values of a plurality of sensor elements of a sensor element arrangement that are sensitive to one... 

8577640 
Magnetometer bias and anomaly detector
The computer implemented method, system or computer program product comprises collecting magnetometer data from the device; and calculating a center of a shape of the magnetometer data as a result... 

8577612 
Computerimplemented system and method for bounding accuracy on a forecast of photovoltaic fleet power generation
A computerimplemented system and method for bounding accuracy on a forecast of photovoltaic fleet power generation is provided. Measured irradiance observations for a plurality of locations are... 

8511140 
Baseline modeling in chromatography
An apparatus and a method of chemical analysis entail acquiring a chromatogram, median filtering the chromatogram to produce a model baseline, smoothing the model baseline to reduce noise, and... 

8487979 
Signal spectra detection system
The invention is a detection system that provides for background removal from a field of view (FOV) of spectra. A panoramic field of regard may be partitioned into a large number of FOV's. An FOV... 

8473233 
Analyzing jitter in a clock timing signal
A clock timing signal derived from a clock timing source is converted into samples obtained at a plurality of sample times, each sample representing an amplitude of a clock timing signal at a... 

8457909 
Timing analysis
A method for analysing blade displacements detected by circumferentiallyspaced stationary timing probes associated with a rotating blade assembly, the displacements corresponding to times at... 

8437985 
Sensorbased data filtering systems
Implementations for estimating a resource usage of datafiltering program and dynamically installing the filtering programs in a sensorbased data filtering systems are generally disclosed. 

8433545 
Compensation of electromagnetic interfering fields
A system for compensating electromagnetic interfering fields is provided that includes two triaxial magnetic field sensors for outputting real sensor signals; six compensation coils, which are... 

8370113 
Lowpower and lowcost adaptive selflinearization system with fast convergence
A signal processing method includes inputting a digital signal, providing a plurality of coefficients; and determining an output. The output is approximately equal to an aggregate of a plurality... 

8335649 
Computerimplemented system and method for estimating photovoltaic power generation for use in photovoltaic fleet operation
A computerimplemented system and method for estimating photovoltaic power generation for use in photovoltaic fleet operation is provided. A set of sky clearness indexes is generated as a ratio of... 

8332175 
Oscilloscope probe calibrating system
An oscilloscope probe calibrating system for a single terminal probe and a differential probe includes an oscilloscope, a main branch module, a subbranch module, and a resistor. The oscilloscope... 

8326535 
Computerimplemented system and method for correlating overhead sky clearness for use in photovoltaic fleet output estimation
A computerimplemented system and method for correlating overhead sky clearness for use in photovoltaic fleet output estimation is provided. A temporal distance that includes a physical distance... 

8326536 
Computerimplemented system and method for correlating satellite imagery for use in photovoltaic fleet output estimation
A computerimplemented system and method for correlating satellite imagery for use in photovoltaic fleet output estimation is provided. Pixels in satellite imagery data of overhead sky clearness... 

8315836 
Radiation measuring device and diagnostic method thereof
A radiation measuring device includes a computing unit that receives an input of a count value of a count portion configured to receive an input of a digital pulse from a pulse height... 

8260566 
Apparatus and method for radioactive waste screening
An apparatus and method relating to screening radioactive waste are disclosed for ensuring that at least one calculated parameter for the measurement data of a sample falls within a range between... 

8229697 
Method and device for the robust and efficient determination of the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a wheel or a shaft
A method and a device are described for determining the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a rotatable body on the basis of a sine signal and cosine signal, which is assignable to the... 

8224622 
Method and apparatus for distributionindependent outlier detection in streaming data
The present invention relates to an iterative method and an apparatus for distributionindependent detection of intermediate outliers and outliers in the distribution tail of streamed data. A... 

8211022 
Systems and methods for assessing dynamic cerebral autoregulation
A method for dynamic cerebral autoregulation (CA) assessment includes acquiring a blood pressure (BP) signal having a first oscillatory pattern from a first individual, acquiring a blood flow... 

8209133 
Rapid determination of fatigue failure based on temperature evolution
A method and apparatus are disclosed for predicting the service life of a metallic structure subjected to cyclic loading. Such structures experience fatigue, which can lead to failure after a... 

8200448 
Optical monitor for rugate filter deposition
This invention describes a means to monitor the deposition of a rugate filter such that the deposited filter will have the specified bandwidth, angular shift properties, and the correct wavelength... 

8165843 
Method and apparatus for judging position shift
Timecourse data that has been obtained by measuring, in time series, a change in the density of a sample material by a color reaction thereof is input. A regression curve generation unit... 

8165811 
Computerimplemented system and method for determining pointtopoint correlation of sky clearness for photovoltaic power generation fleet output estimation
A computerimplemented system and method for determining pointtopoint correlation of sky clearness for photovoltaic power generation fleet output estimation is provided. A physical distance... 

8165812 
Computerimplemented system and method for estimating power data for a photovoltaic power generation fleet
A computerimplemented system and method for estimating power data for a photovoltaic power generation fleet is provided. Solar irradiance data is assembled for locations representative of a... 

8165813 
Computerimplemented system and method for efficiently performing areatopoint conversion of satellite imagery for photovoltaic power generation fleet output estimation
A computerimplemented system and method for efficiently performing areatopoint conversion of satellite imagery for photovoltaic power generation fleet output estimation is provided. Satellite... 

8103483 
Accurate detection of sleepdisordered breathing
A method for detecting sleepdisordered breathing (SDB) includes acquiring a time sequence of a physiological signal from an individual, wherein the time sequence of the physiological signal... 

8065109 
Localized substrate geometry characterization
A system for evaluating the metrological characteristics of a surface of a substrate, the system including an optical substrate measurement system, a data analyzing system for analyzing data in an... 

8050878 
Method and system for estimation of source impedence on electrical distribution lines
A device and method for dynamically determining an impedance of a network is disclosed. The device includes at least a processing system for measuring a network voltage and network current when... 

8041538 
Estimating of the amplitude of a noisy binary signal
A method and a device for estimating a first value of a signal formed of a series of values corresponding either to the first value or to a second value equal to the opposite of the first value,... 

8024152 
Tensor linear laplacian discrimination for feature extraction
Tensor linear Laplacian discrimination for feature extraction is disclosed. One embodiment comprises generating a contextual distance based sample weight and class weight, calculating a... 

8013864 
Method and system for visualizing multivariate statistics
A method, apparatus and module for visualizing multivariate statistical measurements. A processing system receives multivariate statistical output data, such as scores or contributions from a... 

8009289 
Spectroscopic analysis methods
A spectroscopic analysis method in which spectral data of mixtures obtained from a plurality of points on a sample surface are resolved into component spectra and concentrations. A new alternating... 

8005607 
Device and method for controlling ignition timing of internal combustion engine
An engine ECU executes a program that includes: calculating a median value and a standard deviation based on a calculated value based on the detected vibration of the engine; and subtracting a... 

7970564 
Enhancement techniques for blind source separation (BSS)
This disclosure describes signal processing techniques that can improve the performance of blind source separation (BSS) techniques. In particular, the described techniques propose preprocessing... 

7941298 
Noiseassisted data analysis method, system and program product therefor
An apparatus, computer program product and method of analyzing complex signals. Independent versions are generated for the complex signal, e.g., by adding multiple instances of white noise.... 

7917332 
Sensor control
A system and method of controlling a sensor to sense one target from a plurality of targets includes predicting states of the targets. A set of probability distributions is generated. Each... 

7908103 
System and methods for determining masking signals for applying empirical mode decomposition (EMD) and for demodulating intrinsic mode functions obtained from application of EMD
A computerimplemented method of signal processing is provided. The method includes generating one or more masking signals based upon a computed Fourier transform of a received signal. The method... 

7880417 
Motor controller and electric power steering apparatus
In a motor controller, in the case that occurrence of a failure of electric current flow is detected in any phase of a motor, a phase electric current command value changing in accordance with a... 

7840346 
Real time performance comparison
Real time performance comparison involves identifying predefined route data corresponding to a route. Measured locations are detected while a user traverses the route carrying a mobile device. The... 

7835888 
Method and apparatus for extracting characteristic of semiconductor integrated circuit
A method for efficiently extracting a variation distribution of a characteristic for a semiconductor integrated circuit. The method extracts a characteristic distribution of a semiconductor... 