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8417655 Pattern matching  
A method of determining whether two patterns having a plurality of homologous regions match, comprising: generating a set of decisions associated with values (k,n) for determining whether the...
8417713 Sentiment detection as a ranking signal for reviewable entities  
A method, a system and a computer program product for ranking reviewable entities based on sentiment expressed about the entities. A plurality of review texts are identified wherein each review...
8412659 Semi-automated and inter-active system and method for analyzing patent landscapes  
A semi-automated method for interactively analyzing a patent landscape in one embodiment includes retrieving a plurality of relevant patents indicative of a predetermined conceptual region of the...
8411100 User interface and method for persistent viewing of a user selected folder on a mobile device  
A mobile device includes a display having a plurality of display modes including a folder view display mode wherein a plurality of folders are viewable. An input device is operable to change the...
8412655 Medical system, apparatus and method  
There is provided a method of generating a pulmonary index value of a patient, which includes receiving two or more measured patient parameters, wherein at least one of the measured parameters...
8412651 Characterizing datasets using sampling, weighting, and approximation of an eigendecomposition  
A method, a system, and a computer-readable medium are provided for characterizing a dataset. A representative dataset is defined from a dataset by a computing device. The representative dataset...
8412645 Automatic detection of undesirable users of an online communication resource based on content analytics  
An exemplary processor-implemented method of determining whether a user of an online communication resource is an undesirable user includes the steps of building at least one model based on at...
8407171 Method for constraint optimization under box constraints  
Similarities between simplex projection with upper bounds and L1 projection are explored. Criteria for a-priori determination of sequence in which various constraints become active are derived, and...
8406398 Call detail record data refinement and reporting  
An embodiment of a method includes selecting call detail report (CDR) call setup attributes from captured CDR data, refining the CDR data, and summing CDR amount attribute values for each set of...
8407172 Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for performing a pivot-in-place operation for a linear programming problem  
In accordance with one embodiment, a method of processing a linear programming problem can be implemented by utilizing a unique operation known as a pivot-in-place operation to reduce computer error.
8407169 Expert system and method  
A system and method is provided for representation of a real world problem situation. The system includes a computer software process which can acquire or accept a set of input data. The input data...
8407170 Root-cause analysis system and associated methods  
A method for determining a root cause of a problem in a multiple-element system includes correlating an incoming alarm signal with an element x in a multiple-element system and accessing an...
8398546 System for monitoring and managing body weight and other physiological conditions including iterative and personalized planning, intervention and reporting capability  
A nutrition and activity management system is disclosed that monitors energy expenditure of an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted...
8401985 Hierarchy determination for power monitoring systems  
A method of automatically learning how multiple devices are directly or indirectly linked in a monitoring system, comprises determining configuration parameters for the multiple devices in said...
8401987 Managing validation models and rules to apply to data sets  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for managing validation models and rules to apply to data sets. A schema definition describing a structure of at least one column in a...
8401984 Identification and measurement of social influence and correlation  
Techniques for detecting social influence between users in a set of users with regard to an activity are provided. Data for each user of the set of users is received that includes a time value at...
8401983 Combination domain knowledge and correlation media recommender  
Media is recommended to a user based on domain knowledge and correlation-based recommendation scores. A domain knowledge-based recommendation score is calculated for a user, and a correlation-based...
8401676 Performance improvement of signal transformation schemes for ultra-fast scanning  
A mechanism for controlling a plant is provided. A reference signal is received at a signal transformation loop of a feedback controller. The signal transformation loop causes the reference signal...
8396876 Identifying reliable and authoritative sources of multimedia content  
Embodiments are directed towards identifying authoritative sources of multimedia content useable in rank ordering class-dependent search-query results of multimedia content. In one embodiment, a...
8396816 Kernel function generating method and device and data classification device  
Kernel functions, the number of which is set in advance, are linearly coupled to generate the most suitable Kernel function for a data classification. An element Kernel generating unit 102...
8392350 System and method for assigning pieces of content to time-slots samples for measuring effects of the assigned content  
Systems and methods provide for assigning pieces of content to time-slots samples for measuring effects of the assigned content. Systems and methods provide for receiving pair-wise content...
8392348 Constraint satisfaction problem solver  
A CSP is modified to include an auxiliary variable. A component of a constraint of the CSP is modified to refer to the auxiliary variable instead of referring to a pair of variables. A domain for...
8386413 System for generating a media playlist  
A system for generating a media playlist comprising a media management module operable to select a first media item from a plurality of media items stored in a media database for playback; and...
8382481 Problem shooting process intelligently adapted to fit user's skills  
The present disclosure is directed to a method for automatically adapting the problem shooting steps to the user's skill level.
8386405 Method and a computer program product for providing a response to a statement of a user  
A method for interacting with a person, the method comprising: receiving a user textual input; matching a structured representation of the user textual input against expected user statement fields...
8387058 Minimizing complex decisions to allocate additional resources to a job submitted to a grid environment  
At least one decision to allocate additional resources to at least one previously submitted job is stored in a decision cache, wherein said the least one decision is stored according to at least...
8386377 System and method for credit scoring using an identity network connectivity  
A technique is provided for determining credit ratings without the need for traditional credit bureau data. In at least one embodiment of the invention, a method comprises the steps of providing a...
8380045 Systems and methods for robust video signature with area augmented matching  
Systems and methods are provided for generating unique signatures for digital video files to locate video sequences within a video file comprising calculating a frame signature for each frame of a...
8375030 Differentially private aggregate classifier for multiple databases  
Embodiments of the invention disclose a system and a method for determining a differentially private aggregate classifier for a set of databases, wherein each database in the set of databases is...
8374981 Apparatus and method for constructing prediction model  
A prediction model constructing apparatus includes a operational result database, similarity calculating means, and prediction model constructing means. The operational result database relates...
8374982 System and method for constructing forecast models  
Embodiments of the present invention include a computational forecasting system that includes an identity of a dependent variable of interest and identities of a plurality of candidate indicators...
8374980 System and method for managing continued attention to distance-learning content  
Management of a user's continued attention to distance learning content using a general purpose computer having a central processing unit and an operating system configured to run multiple program...
8374991 Determining optimum variable orders for BDDs using recursion  
One embodiment accesses a binary decision diagram (BDD) representing a function having n variables; constructs one group of one ordered set of the n variables; recursively constructs one or more...
8374977 Methods and systems for transductive data classification  
A system, method, data processing apparatus, and article of manufacture are provided for classifying data. Labeled data points are received, each of the labeled data points having at least one...
8374988 Complex alert rules for a medical personnel alert system  
A method, a system, and a computer-readable medium are provided for generating a complex alert. Values of a plurality of physiological characteristics of a patient are received. The received values...
8374993 Radioactive isotope identification  
A method of identifying radioactive components in a source comprising (a) obtaining a gamma-ray spectrum from the source; (b) identifying peaks in the gamma-ray spectrum; (c) determining an array...
8374992 Organization of user generated content captured by a smart pen computing system  
In a pen-based computing system, use of paradigms similar to those used with physical paper to organize user generated content captured by a smart pen is disclosed. Data, such as handwriting...
8370275 Detecting factual inconsistencies between a document and a fact-base  
Techniques for identifying one or more inconsistencies between an unstructured document and a back-end fact-base are provided. The techniques include automatically parsing a query document and...
8370799 Provision of code base modification using automatic learning of code changes  
A method for providing codebase modification assistance includes receiving training data including learning application code prior to modification and the same learning application code subsequent...
8364621 Method and device for coding a structured document and method and device for decoding a document so coded  
The method of coding a structured document comprises: a step (705) of determining whether a succession of correct predictions exists for items of a set of items of the document andif the result of...
8364622 Determining traits from sample events  
Various aspects provide for receiving data associated with a plurality of samples. A sample generally includes data associated with one or more events. One or more traits may be determined, where a...
8364840 Dynamic message routing  
Various implementations are disclosed for routing messages according to a routing order, where sequences (e.g., sub-sections or subsets) of the routing order are progressively and/or iteratively...
8364617 Resilient classification of data  
A classification system is described for resilient classification of data. In various embodiments, the classification system divides a full set of the training data into a positive subset and a...
8364514 Monitoring group activities  
A unique monitoring system and method is provided that involves monitoring user activity in order to facilitate managing and optimizing the utilization of various system resources. In particular,...
8364620 Method and apparatus for designing, producing, manufacturing and delivering personalized living environments  
A method and apparatus for the creation, selection, ordering, shipping and constructing of personalized living environments with customized configurations through the use of an architectural...
8364628 Configuration mapping using a multi-dimensional rule space and rule consolidation  
A configuration mapping system and method increase the effectiveness of mapping of information from an established product line to a new product offering. In at least one embodiment, the...
8364630 System and method for controlling network centric operation with Bayesian probability models of complex hypothesis spaces  
The system contains a plurality of sensors outputting sensor data. A processor is in communication with the sensors to receive the sensor data. A logic system is in communication with the...
8359287 Method for training a system to specifically react on a specific input  
A method for training a system to specifically react on a specific input. The method can include defining a set of binary data structures, each representing a real-world component, item, or virtual...
8359279 Assisted clustering  
Assisted clustering systems and methods are described herein that provide a user interface by which a user can easily create clusters and selectively associate data items with such clusters....
8359285 Generating item recommendations  
Disclosed are various embodiments of generating item recommendations. A user submitted query associated with a category of items in an electronic repository is received, each of the items being...