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9037527 Determining a dynamic user profile indicative of a user behavior context with a mobile device  
Methods, apparatuses and articles of manufacture for use in a mobile device to determine whether a dynamic user profile is to transition from a first state to a second state based, at least in...
9037526 Apparatus and method for selecting motion signifying artificial feeling  
An apparatus for selecting a motion signifying artificial feeling is provided. The apparatus includes: an feeling expression setting unit configured to set probabilities of each feeling expression...
9031896 Process analysis  
An apparatus and method are disclosed for analysing a process. An exemplary method includes: generating a process template; and determining a probabilistic model specifying the process template....
9009987 Clothing dryer and control method thereof  
A clothing dryer capable of effectively drying a small amount of substance, and a control method thereof by changing an algorithm of a sensor-dry course, which is configured to control an...
9009095 Method and system for utilizing Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations  
Systems and methods for determining a probability of changing from one state to another in a stochastic entity, comprising: determining the compact component matrix utilizing characteristic...
9009096 Recommendations in a computing advice facility  
According to various embodiments, a ratings matrix including matrix values is generated, each row of the ratings matrix identifying one of a plurality of users, each column of the ratings matrix...
9002773 Decision-support application and system for problem solving using a question-answering system  
A decision-support system for problem solving comprises software modules embodied on a computer readable medium, and the software modules comprise an input/output module and a question-answering...
9002774 Systems and methods for generating a forecasting model and forecasting future values  
Systems and methods are provided for generating a forecasting model based on a set of measured values. Consistent with certain embodiments, the forecasting model may include a seasonal function...
9002775 Systems and methods for estimating a remaining useful life of an item  
Systems and methods are disclosed for more accurately estimating a remaining useful life (RUL) of an item. The RUL of the item is estimated by determining probability values throughout a time...
8996444 Device, method, and program for selecting OS image  
A computer-implemented method, selection program, device and article of manufacture for selecting images of one or more operating systems (OS) that are cached in a target data processing system....
8996445 Collaborative targeted maximum likelihood learning  
A method is provided comprising: determining one or more initial distribution estimators of a true probability distribution; determining for each series of estimators of a nuisance parameter;...
8990143 Application-provided context for potential action prediction  
Embodiments of techniques and systems for facilitation of performance of predicted actions based on application-provided contexts are described. In embodiments, applications may include a context...
8983892 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program  
A probability function with highest likelihood is calculated based on data. A canonical distribution in statistical physics and a temperature parameter of the canonical distribution are calculated...
8972321 Fact checking using and aiding probabilistic question answering  
A system, a method and a computer program product for verifying a statement are provided. The system is configured to receive a statement. The system is configured to decompose the received...
8972331 Deciding an optimal action in consideration of risk  
A method and system for deciding an optimal action in consideration of risk. The method includes the steps of: generating sequentially, by way of a Markov decision process based on a Monte Carlo...
8972330 Identification of significant sequences of fault codes by statistical hypothesis testing  
In some aspects of the present application, a method for identifying significant events related to machine problems. The method includes receiving one or more machine problems; determining one or...
8972332 Method and system for detecting anomalies in web analytics data  
A server system stores web analytics data for a web page in a device. The web analytics data comprises a plurality of prior time-value pairs, each pair including a value of an attribute associated...
8972329 Systems and methods for ranking nodes of a graph using random parameters  
A ranking approach is used to determine rank-based relationships. In connection with various embodiments, the present invention is directed to a method for ranking nodes of a graph. A vector is...
8972333 Reflecting the quantitative impact of ordinal indicators  
Embodiments of the invention may help improve the accuracy of individually tailored prognoses in dealing with individual patient prognoses for cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, heart disease,...
8965834 Particle methods for nonlinear control  
Aspects herein describe new methods of determining optimal actions to achieve high-level goals with minimum total future cost. At least one high-level goal is inputted into a user device along...
8965832 Feature estimation in sound sources  
A sound mixture may be received that includes a plurality of sources. A model may be received for one of the source that includes a dictionary of spectral basis vectors corresponding to that one...
8965833 Generating a set of solutions to a multi-objective problem  
A method of generating a set of solutions to a route-planning problem includes iteratively applying a Probability Collective (PC) method, each iteration including sampling from a probability...
8959043 Fact checking using and aiding probabilistic question answering  
A system and a computer program product for verifying a statement are provided. The system is configured to receive a statement. The system is configured to decompose the received statement into...
8954372 System and methods for using presence data to estimate affect and communication preference for use in a presence system  
Exemplary embodiments described herein are directed to systems and methods that estimate a user's affect and communication preferences from presence data. The exemplary embodiments use a small set...
8954373 Monitoring device for management of insulin delivery  
Monitoring system and method for use with diabetic treatment management. The system includes: a communication interface configured to permit access to stored raw log data, obtained over a certain...
8954272 Method and apparatus for the tracking of multiple objects  
Tracking systems using multi-object-tracking (MOT) combine data from a plurality of sensors (101) to derive a state estimate of one or more objects (103) are described. The interfaces to the...
8949172 System and method for efficient allocation of resources in virtualized desktop environments  
A system and method for managing responsiveness of virtual desktops using passive monitoring includes measuring a time between an interactive desktop event and a result of the interactive desktop...
8949013 Ranking nearby destinations based on visit likelihoods and predicting future visits to places from location history  
In some examples, systems and techniques can determine a respective visit likelihood for each respective destination of a plurality of destinations based at least in part on a respective distance...
8949171 Medical diagnostic supporting apparatus  
A medical diagnostic supporting apparatus inputs a medical image to be a target of a medical diagnosis, acquires one or more pieces of medical information relating to the medical image as entered...
8943014 Determination of statistical error bounds and uncertainty measures for estimates of noise power spectral density  
Systems/methods for computing a power spectral density estimate for a noise signal. Where the noise signal appears in two channels (a single channel), n successive data acquisitions from the two...
8938412 Resource community topic modeling with spreading activation  
The present invention relates to computer implemented methods and system for determining relevance measures for computational resources based on their relatedness to a user's interests. The...
8938405 Classifying activity using probabilistic models  
A method, an apparatus and an article of manufacture for classifying customer activity in an automated customer support system. The method includes obtaining input from the automated customer...
8935192 Social search engine  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs, for a social search engine. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an answer to a question from an answerer; identifying an entity...
8930299 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,...
8930300 Systems, methods, and apparatuses for classifying user activity using temporal combining in a mobile device  
Components, methods, and apparatuses are provided for determining activity likelihood function values for an activity classification for two or more past epochs based, at least in part, on signals...
8924338 Automated predictive tag management system  
Described are methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for automatically updating a tag embedded in a webpage that summarizes a current version of the webpage. A first model...
8924337 Recursive Bayesian controllers for non-linear acoustic echo cancellation and suppression systems  
Both a cascade and a multichannel joint Bayesian estimator are provided for suppressing acoustic echo. An expansion basis (Power/Fourier series) is selected to convert a sample-based input signal...
8914321 Learning with noisy labels from multiple judges  
A system and method infer true labels for multiple items. The inferred labels are generated from judgments. Multiple judges select the judgments from a specified choice of labels for each item....
8914505 Methods and apparatus for tuning a network for optimal performance  
In exemplary implementations of this invention, one or more computer processors receive electronic data indicative of, or compute (i) at least three different topologies of a network and (ii) a...
8909588 Method and system for propagating the state of an object and its uncertainty  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to reducing the computational cost of propagating the uncertainty in the state of an object, which requires the numerical solution of an initial...
8909591 Detection of spam using contextual analysis of data sources  
Aspects of the disclosure provide for detection of spam business listings. Aspects operate to identify business listing characteristics in trusted sources and untrusted sources. As untrusted...
8909587 Survey feasibility estimator  
The disclosure is directed to systems and methods for estimating the completion time of a web-based survey. The estimated completion time can be determined based on survey parameters associated...
8909589 Methods and systems for updating a predicted location of an object in a multi-dimensional space  
Embodiments of the present invention characterizing the uncertainty of the orbital state of an Earth-orbiting space object hereof using a Gauss von Mises probability density function defined on...
8909590 Online asynchronous reinforcement learning from concurrent customer histories  
In one embodiment, an indication of a Decision Request or an Update Request may be received, where the Update Request is activated independent of user activity. A user state pertaining to at least...
8892496 Fuzzy inference apparatus and methods, systems and apparatuses using such inference apparatus  
A health monitoring system for complex networked apparatus includes a number of neuro-fuzzy inference apparatuses feeding inference results into a data fusion hierarchy. At each level in the...
8880455 Medical decision making support apparatus and control method for the same  
A medical decision making support apparatus performs the inference processing of obtaining an inference result by performing inference processing associated with medical diagnosis based on a...
8880406 Automatic determination of and response to a topic of a conversation  
A system, computer-readable medium, and method for automatically determining a topic of a conversation and responding to the topic determination are provided. In the method, an active topic is...
8880456 Analyzing genome sequencing information to determine likelihood of co-segregating alleles on haplotypes  
Sequencing information is used to correlate alleles at certain locations to alleles at other locations. The statistical information from the reads of fragments in a sample can be used to determine...
8873813 Application of Z-webs and Z-factors to analytics, search engine, learning, recognition, natural language, and other utilities  
Here, we introduce Z-webs, including Z-factors and Z-nodes, for the understanding of relationships between objects, subjects, abstract ideas, concepts, or the like, including face, car, images,...
8868480 Method and system for selection, filtering or presentation of available sales outlets  
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods for the filtering, selection and presentation of vendors accounting for both user characteristics and vendor characteristics, such that the...