Abstract: A synchronization device, for use in a system of synchronization devices, to synchronize a received data stream with data streams received at other synchronization devices, and including a synchronization buffer receiving a data stream; an event detector detecting an event in the received data stream and to broadcast event information including an event detection time; and a delay computation element receiving, from each synchronization device, event information including the event detection time, to determine a delay time of a most delayed data stream, and to calculate a delay time to be applied to the received data stream to synchronize the received data stream with the most delayed data stream.
Abstract: A cooling device includes, a liquid immersion tank having an opening in a top thereof, in which an electronic circuitry including a heat generating circuit is immersed in a second coolant, a lid fitted into the opening, and a cooler, into which a cooled first coolant is input through a first pipe, and from which the first coolant is output through a second pipe, the cooler being located between a liquid level of the second coolant and a lower surface of the lid that faces the liquid level.
Abstract: An index generation request reception unit configured to receive an index generation request for stored data from one or more information processing apparatuses, and a determination unit configured to determine whether an index of data is generated or not in accordance with identification information attached to the index generation request are provided, so that writing of an object is efficiently processed.
Abstract: A thermoelectric conversion element includes a film composed of a conductive oxide, a first electrode disposed on one end of the film composed of the conductive oxide, and a second electrode disposed on another end of the film composed of the conductive oxide, wherein the conductive oxide has a tetragonal crystal structure expressed by ABO3-x, where 0.1<x<1, wherein the conductive oxide has a band structure in which a Fermi level intersects seven bands between a ? point and an R point, and wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are disposed on the film composed of the conductive oxide so that electrical charge moves in a direction of a smallest vector among three primitive translation vectors of the crystal structure.
May 18, 2019
Date of Patent:
June 2, 2020
John David Baniecki, Masatoshi Ishii, Kazuaki Kurihara
Abstract: An information processing method and an information processing device are disclosed. The information processing method comprises: calculating at least one of a shape parameter and an expression parameter based on a correspondence relationship between a first set of fin a two-dimensional image containing a face of a person and a second set of landmarks in an average three-dimensional face model; and configuring a face deformable model using the at least one of the shape parameter and the expression parameter, to obtain a specific three-dimensional model corresponding to the face contained in the two-dimensional image.
Abstract: A gas sensor, which includes a solid electrolyte layer including positive charge carriers to which detection-target gas coordinates, an electrode arranged on part of a plane of the solid electrolyte layer, and a unit configured to accelerate movements of the positive charge carriers.
Abstract: An object recognition apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute an acquisition process that includes acquiring RGB-depth (D) image data on a target object in which an object is stored, the RGB-D image data being acquired by an RGB-D camera; execute a presumption process that includes presuming a frontmost plane of the target object from the acquired RGB-D image data; execute a sorting process that includes sorting features of the target object at a position specified by the presumed frontmost plane from among features extracted based on the RGB-D image data; and execute a computing process that includes computing a position and an orientation of the target object by performing matching between the RGB-D image data and a template of the target object using the sorted features.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a reconfiguration device which can change a circuit configuration through a dynamic partial reconfiguration; and a controller which controls a circuit arrangement in the reconfiguration device, in which when a processing circuit related to a new task is arranged in the reconfiguration device, the controller determines a circuit assignment of a processing circuit related to an existing task in execution and the processing circuit related to the new task with respect to an area as a result of combining an area used for the processing circuit related to the existing task in execution and a space area, based on a predicted end time of the processing of the respective tasks, and arranges the processing circuits related to the respective tasks in the reconfiguration device in accordance with the determined circuit assignment.
Abstract: A control method includes: estimating, in a first image within an image series, a plurality of sets including candidate regions and indexes according to image feature quantities of the first image, the candidate regions being regions in which presence of an object is estimated within the first image, the indexes being values indicating possibilities of the presence of the object in the candidate regions; obtaining movement information about movement of the object from the image series; correcting the candidate regions and the indexes in the plurality of sets based on the movement information obtained by the second processing; and determining the position of the object in the first image based on the plurality of sets including the corrected candidate regions and the corrected indexes.
Abstract: A cable wiring method, wherein a route of a cable that connects a first connector of a first product and a second connector of a second product that are provided in an area surrounded by a plurality of columns, the method comprises; generating a provisional point at an intersection between a cable route along one of the columns and a plane that includes a coordinate of the first connector and is parallel to a plane of axes in depth and lateral directions; generating a first point at any position between a position away from the provisional point by the length of a certain bend radius of the cable in the lateral direction and a position determined by a coordinate of the axis in the lateral direction of the first connector.
Abstract: A simulation method executable by a computer that executes a simulation of an instruction execution of a program for a target processor, the method including: setting, to be a predicted result, an execution result of processing a memory access instruction; executing a functional simulation of an instruction execution based on an assumption of the predicted result, and obtaining timing information, so as to calculate an execution time for the memory access instruction in the case of the predicted result; generating and executing a host code; determining a type of memory to be accessed in the memory access instruction; and correcting an execution time for the memory access instruction in the case of the predicted result using a value corresponding to a result of determining the type of the memory, so as to obtain an execution time for the memory access instruction in the functional simulation.
Abstract: A re-transmission control method of downlink data to be transmitted from a radio base station to a radio terminal includes: by the radio terminal, transmitting information regarding decoding performance of the radio terminal to the radio base station; receiving the downlink data from the radio base station; transmitting a re-transmission request of the downlink data to the radio base station in a case where an error in the downlink data is detected; receiving a re-transmission configuration based on the information regarding decoding performance of the radio terminal, from the radio base station in a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), after transmission of the re-transmission request; receiving the downlink data re-transmitted from the radio base station; and decoding the re-transmitted downlink data in accordance with the re-transmission configuration.
Abstract: A gasket includes a cavity provided within the gasket, and a convex and a concave included in an inner surface of the gasket and configured to contact with the cavity so as to face with each other along a direction in which the gasket is sandwiched.
Abstract: An optimization device includes: search circuits, each configured to: hold values of state variables included in an evaluation function representing an energy value; calculate a change value of the energy value for each of state transitions which occurs in response to a change in one of the state variables; and determine stochastically whether to accept one of the state transitions according to a relative relationship between the change value of the energy value and thermal excitation energy, based on a set temperature value, the change value, and a random number value; and a controller configured to: acquire statistical information regarding a transition of a temperature value in each search circuit; determine a temperature value to be set in each search circuit based on the statistical information; set the temperature value for each search circuit; and exchange the temperature value or the values of the state variables between the search circuits.
Abstract: An evaporator includes: a container; a first supplying unit configured to supply a liquid phase refrigerant to an inside of the container; a second supplying unit configured to supply the liquid phase refrigerant along a surface of the container; a heat absorbing unit configured to be disposed on the inside, and in which the liquid phase refrigerant supplied to the inside by the first supplying unit absorbs heat supplied from an outside of the container; a storage part configured to be disposed on the inside, stores the liquid phase refrigerant absorbing the heat in the heat absorbing unit, and stores the liquid phase refrigerant obtained by cooling and condensing a gaseous phase refrigerant evaporated by heat absorption in the heat absorbing unit by using the liquid phase refrigerant supplied along the surface by the second supplying unit; and a discharging unit configured to discharge the liquid phase refrigerant stored.
Abstract: The invention relates to a method for resetting a management hardware component of a computer system. A request for resetting the management hardware component is received via a running host operating system of the computer system and a reset signal is generated. The reset signal causes the management hardware component to be reset. Also described is a computer system which comprises a host operating system and such management hardware component and is adapted to perform such a method.
Abstract: An optimization device includes: processing circuits each configured to: hold a first value of a neuron of an Ising model; and perform a process to determine whether to permit updating of the first value based on information of the Ising model and information about a target neuron; a control circuit configured to: set, while causing a portion of the processing circuits to perform the process for a partial neuron group, information to be used for the process for a first neuron other than the partial neuron group in a first processing circuit; cause a second processing circuit among the portion of the processing circuits to inactivate the process; and cause the first processing circuit to start the process for the first neuron; and an update neuron selection circuit configured to: select the target neuron from one or more update permissible neurons; and update the value of the target neuron.
Abstract: An information processing system includes a plurality of information processing apparatuses each of which includes hardware, a control processor, and a switch circuit wherein when a failure of a first control processor in a first information processing apparatus of the plurality of information processing apparatuses is detected, a first switch circuit in the first information processing apparatus is configured to generate a connection of first hardware in the first information processing apparatus to a signal line between the first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus of the plurality of information processing apparatuses, a second switch circuit in the second information processing apparatus is configured to generate a connection of a second control processor in the second information processing apparatus to the signal line, and the second control processor is configured to acquire information transmitted from the first hardware via the signal line.
Abstract: A processing device performs a first process in a plurality of cycles to update a plurality of resources included in programmable resources. The processing device includes an instruction execution circuit that records that the first process is being executed, and makes an error notification when an error is detected during execution of an instruction, and a retry control circuit that records a type of the first process at a starting point of the first process, judges from the recorded type whether the first process is re-executable upon receiving the error notification during the first process, and instructs re-execution of the first process from a start of the first process in a case where the first process is judged to be re-executable. The instruction execution circuit performs a retry process to re-execute the first process when instructed from the retry control circuit to re-execute the first process.