Patents Assigned to Ajou University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
  • Patent number: 11519853
    Abstract: Provided are a method of evaluating biogas power generation suitability performed by a biogas power generation suitability evaluation server including a processor and a memory, the method comprises extracting, from satellite image data of an evaluation target area, an area corresponding to the evaluation target area, calculating a size of biogas generation facilities included in the evaluation target area based on the extracted area, calculating a biogas concentration of the evaluation target area from the satellite image data and evaluating the biogas power generation suitability based on the size of the biogas generation facilities and the biogas concentration of the evaluation target area, wherein the calculating of the biogas concentration of the evaluation target area comprises calculating an average value of biogas concentrations of area corresponding to the evaluation target area, and the evaluating of the biogas power generation suitability comprises calculating, based on the size of the biogas genera
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ju Young Kang, Jae Hyeong Park, Sang Ho Ahn
  • Publication number: 20220383047
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for unsupervised domain adaptation, including the steps of generating a first augmented domain associated with a source domain, generating a second augmented domain associated with a target domain, and performing unsupervised domain adaptation by using the first augmented domain and the second augmented domain as a bridge for connecting the source domain and the target domain, and it is possible to apply to other exemplary embodiments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Won Jun HWANG, Jae Min NA
  • Patent number: 11510911
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for predicting susceptibility to sorafenib treatment by using an SULF2 gene, and a composition for treatment of sorafenib-resistant cancer using the SULF2 expression inhibition. The method for predicting susceptibility to sorafenib treatment by using the SULF2 gene according to the present invention can enable achievement of an optimal therapeutic effect by administering a drug suitable for cancer patients, and the composition for treatment of sorafenib-resistant cancer using the SULF2 inhibition has a very excellent anticancer treatment effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hyun Goo Woo, Sarah Yoon, Eun-Ju Lee
  • Patent number: 11510853
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a composition for skin soothing, which is safe from a risk of side effects, and relates to a composition for skin soothing containing a liquid-phase plasma. The liquid-phase plasma of the present invention is obtained by applying plasma as pure energy to a liquid-phase material, and can be used in the skin sensitive to a chemical material without a risk of side effects. Furthermore, the liquid-phase plasma has remarkable effects on the prevention or treatment of dermatitis or photo-aging due to ultraviolet light, and thus is expected to be greatly used in beauty care and mechanical fields.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Chul Ho Kim, Kyoungwon Jung
  • Patent number: 11493594
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for TDOA wireless positioning, has an effect of reducing positioning errors by reducing TDOA errors using destructive interference of multiple anchor nodes by dividing four or more anchor nodes into sets of three or more anchor nodes and by estimating a position of a tag node using TDOA of each set, and has an advantage of reducing the size and weight of the tag node since separate hardware is not required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Young-Bae Ko, Jiwoong Park
  • Patent number: 11493916
    Abstract: A method of operating a moving object on which a drone is mounted includes detecting, by the moving object, occurrence of an event; determining whether to use the drone, on the basis of the detected event; and determining an operation mode, among a first operation mode and a second operation mode, of the drone when the drone is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jae Jun Ha, Ilsoo Yun, Seungkyu Ryu, Sangmin Park, Sungho Park, Harim Jeong, Cheolwoo Kwon, Jiwon Kim, Kiyeon Park
  • Patent number: 11488288
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for processing a blurred image. The method for processing a blurred image includes the steps of generating a first input feature map and a second input feature map with a feature distribution for blur removal from the blurred image, generating a prediction feature map from the first input feature map by using a self-spatial feature transform (SSFT) module which transforms the feature distribution for blur removal into a feature distribution for face recognition without external information, and generating a deblurred image based on the second input feature map and the prediction feature map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Yong Seok Heo, Soo Hyun Jung, Tae Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20220340867
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for fabrication of an extracellular matrix-induced self-assembly and to fabrication of an artificial tissue using same. The method for fabrication of an extracellular matrix-induced self-assembly comprise the steps of: (a) decellularizing and powdering a tissue-derived extracellular matrix (ECM); and (b) adding the decellularized extracellular matrix powder to cells and culturing the cells to form a cell-extracellular matrix powder self-assembly. Accordingly, the self-assembly has characteristics similar to those of extracellular matrix tissues and can be fabricated into three-dimensional artificial tissues 1 cm or greater in size, thus finding advantageous applications as a cell therapy product and an artificial tissue implant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Do Young PARK, Hee Woong YUN
  • Patent number: 11483012
    Abstract: A method for decoding a signal encoded with polar codes by a decoding system is provided. The method comprises receiving, from a transmission system, a signal in which a plurality of cyclic redundancy checks (CRCs) are encoded by the polar codes, the plurality of CRCs being inserted into positions determined based on a plurality of information bits, a number of the plurality of information bits and a total code length, and decoding a code section including bits ranging from a first bit of the signal to a position where a last bit of a first CRC is inserted. The method further comprises re-performing successive cancellation flip decoding for the decoded code section, or determining whether to decode a next code section adjacent to the decoded code section, based on whether a CRC is detected in the decoded code section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Hoon Sunwoo, Seung Yong Kim
  • Publication number: 20220334105
    Abstract: A bio-substance analysis method using a sensing substrate having a fluid channel is disclosed. The method includes mixing retroreflective particles with a detection solution containing a target bio-substance, wherein a first bio-recognition substance selectively reacting with the target bio-substance is modified on the retroreflective particles; placing the sensing substrate so that a bottom is located under a cover in a direction of gravity; injecting the detection solution containing therein the retroreflective particles into a fluid channel and maintaining the solution in the channel for a first time duration; turning the sensing substrate upside down so that the bottom is located above the cover in the direction of gravity and maintaining the sensing substrate in the turned state for a second time duration; irradiating light into the fluid channel through the bottom; and generating and analyzing an image based on light retroreflected from the retroreflective particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hyun Chul YOON, Ka Ram KIM, Hyeong Jin CHUN, Jae Ho KIM
  • Patent number: 11475871
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a device for reducing noise using a sound meta-material. The device for reducing noise includes a sound-absorbing layer configured to absorb noise generated from a sound source, a buffer layer configured to buffer an impact, and a meta-material panel layer disposed between the sound-absorbing layer and the buffer layer. The meta-material panel layer is configured with a unit cell formed by stacking one or more block cells, and one or more unit cells are disposed on a plane of the meta-material panel layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Ajou University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Jin Ho Hwang, Dae Ig Jung, Min Ho Cho, Seung Hyeok Chang, Jin Woo Lee, Jong Kyeom Lee, Min Ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20220329350
    Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for successive cancellation flip decoding of a polar code. The apparatus for successive cancellation flip decoding of a polar code according to an embodiment includes an iterative unit subtotal matrix generator configured to generate an iterative unit subtotal matrix corresponding to a preset iterative unit size based on a portion of an entire subtotal matrix, a selection logic configured to determine one or more selection bits based on a bit string representing a position of a bit returned when re-decoding and generate an auxiliary matrix for generating the entire subtotal matrix from the one or more selection bits, and an entire subtotal matrix generator configured to generate the entire subtotal matrix by using the iterative unit subtotal matrix and the auxiliary matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Hoon SUNWOO, Jae Hong ROH, U Seok LEE
  • Publication number: 20220317035
    Abstract: Provided are a method of evaluating biogas power generation suitability performed by a biogas power generation suitability evaluation server including a processor and a memory, the method comprises extracting, from satellite image data of an evaluation target area, an area corresponding to the evaluation target area, calculating a size of biogas generation facilities included in the evaluation target area based on the extracted area, calculating a biogas concentration of the evaluation target area from the satellite image data and evaluating the biogas power generation suitability based on the size of the biogas generation facilities and the biogas concentration of the evaluation target area, wherein the calculating of the biogas concentration of the evaluation target area comprises calculating an average value of biogas concentrations of area corresponding to the evaluation target area, and the evaluating of the biogas power generation suitability comprises calculating, based on the size of the biogas genera
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ju Young KANG, Jae Hyeong PARK, Sang Ho AHN
  • Publication number: 20220296648
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition for regenerating nucleus pulposus and a composition for regenerating an intervertebral disc tissue, each comprising fetal cartilage tissue-derived cells and a fetal cartilage tissue-derived extracellular matrix as active ingredients, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the composition as an active ingredient for preventing or treating a vertebral disease. Simulating features of the nucleus pulposus, such as compression and tensile strength, the composition for regenerating nucleus pulposus can be regenerated into a tissue similar thereto. The composition for regenerating nucleus pulposus can be implanted into an intervertebral disc to restore an injured intervertebral disc tissue. Hence, the pharmaceutical composition comprising same for preventing or treating a vertebral disease can be used as a basic therapeutic agent for a vertebral disease such as a herniated intervertebral disc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Byoung-Hyun MIN
  • Publication number: 20220292647
    Abstract: There are disclosed an apparatus and method for processing images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Hoon SUNWOO, Min Cheol Kim
  • Patent number: 11444876
    Abstract: An operating method of a computing device operated by at least one processor includes collecting traffic packets; extracting particular field data from the traffic packets, transforming the extracted particular field data to a vector with a reduced dimension for each traffic packet, and creating training data with the vector for each traffic packet; training a traffic prediction model with the training data, the traffic prediction model predicting from an input traffic packet a next input traffic packet and whether the next input traffic packet is abnormal; and predicting with the trained traffic prediction model a frequency of abnormal traffic packets to be input, and outputting an abnormal traffic warning by comparing the predicted frequency and a threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Shik Shon, Sung Moon Kwon
  • Patent number: 11440541
    Abstract: An apparatus for predicting a concurrent lane change of multiple vehicles to prevent or minimize collision, and a vehicle using the same. The apparatus includes a subject vehicle state estimator for estimating a state of a subject vehicle based on subject vehicle information and surrounding lane state information, a surrounding vehicle state estimator for estimating a state of a surrounding vehicle based on the subject vehicle state information and surrounding vehicle information, a lane state estimator for estimating a state of a surrounding lane based on the estimated subject vehicle state information and surrounding lane information, and a lane change predictor for predicting concurrent lane change of the subject vehicle and the surrounding vehicle based on the estimated subject vehicle state information, the estimated surrounding vehicle state information and the estimated surrounding lane state information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Ajou University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Seul Ki Han, Su Min Jo, Hoon Lee, Sang Won Lee, Sung Woo Lee, Jong Gwan Lee, Bong Sob Song
  • Publication number: 20220280764
    Abstract: The present invention provides a microneedle stamp device for injecting liquid medicine; a carboxy cartridge provided in the main body portion; a liquid medicine storage portion provided outside the main body portion and connected to the carboxy cartridge; a needle portion connected to the carboxy cartridge and the liquid medicine storage portion; a power portion provided in the grip; a connection portion configured to connect the carboxy cartridge to the needle portion; and a contact plate provided at the contact end of the main body portion, wherein, when the contact plate comes into contact with the skin of the treatment subject, the contact plate slidingly moves to the inside of the contact end to apply an external force to the power portion to operate the power portion to supply the liquid medicine and the carbon dioxide to the needle portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: In Su PARK
  • Publication number: 20220259155
    Abstract: A compound of Chemical Formula 1 or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is disclosed. The compound inhibits a toll-like receptor (TLR) signaling pathway. A composition containing the compound and uses thereof are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Sangdun CHOI, Haseeb MUHAMMAD, Mahesh PATRA, Yang-Seon CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220255565
    Abstract: A polar code decoding apparatus according to an embodiment includes a divider configured to generate a decoding tree in which a plurality of nodes including one or more critical sets for a polar-encoded codeword are formed in a hierarchical structure, and divide the decoding tree into one or more partitions, each partition equally including lowest nodes of the decoding tree, a determiner configured to determine a memory size for storing a primary decoding result based on a specific partition, the specific partition being selected from among the one or more partitions based on the number of critical sets included in each partition, and a decoder configured to decode the codeword primarily by using a successive cancellation (SC) decoding technique.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Hoon SUNWOO, U Seok LEE