Patents Examined by Phong H. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11829376
    Abstract: Technologies for refining stochastic similarity search candidates include a device having a memory that is column addressable and circuitry connected to the memory. The circuitry is configured to add a set of input data vectors to the memory as a set of binary dimensionally expanded vectors, including multiplying each input data vector with a projection matrix. The circuitry is also configured to produce a search hash code from a search data vector, including multiplying the search data vector with the projection matrix. Additionally, the circuitry is configured to identify a result set of the binary dimensionally expanded vectors as a function of a Hamming distance of each binary dimensionally expanded vector from the search hash code and determine, from the result set, a refined result set as a function of a similarity measure in an original input space of the input data vectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Mariano Tepper, Dipanjan Sengupta, Jawad Khan, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Chetan Chauhan, Richard Coulson, Theodore Willke
  • Patent number: 11826926
    Abstract: Tool cores may have removable sections, which may be removable without damaging, cutting or severing attachment configurations for the removable sections. The removable sections may be handled simultaneously. Moving parts used to facilitate removal of the removable sections may be secured in a pre-loaded configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventor: Anthony Baratta
  • Patent number: 11824332
    Abstract: A device and method for stripping a cable has at least one support roller arrangement and a work wheel arrangement. The end of the cable to be stripped can be clamped with the application of a pressure force between the work wheel arrangement and the support roller arrangement. The unit made up of the work wheel arrangement and the support roller arrangement can be driven to rotate around the cable and to roll off thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: KOMAX HOLDING AG
    Inventor: Peter Khu
  • Patent number: 11816159
    Abstract: Methods and systems for generating a training set for training a MLA is disclosed. The method comprises: retrieving a plurality of SERPs, generating a graph mapping the plurality of documents and the plurality of queries, such that: a given node of the graph includes a given search query of the plurality of search queries; the given node is connected to a first subset of nodes, each one of the first subset of nodes having a document of the plurality of documents; a specific node of the first subset of nodes being connected to a second subset of nodes; receiving an indication of a search query to generate a negative training example for; identifying a node in the graph associated with the search query; generating the training set including the search query paired with a given document located in another node located by a pre-determined number of nodes away.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: YANDEX EUROPE AG
    Inventors: Eduard Mechislavovich Volynets, Dzianis Sergeevich Pastushyk
  • Patent number: 11813764
    Abstract: This application relates to a fixed blade monitoring structure and a cutting device used for lithium battery manufacturing. The fixed blade monitoring structure includes: an anvil, fixed blade die set, and a fixed blade monitoring assembly. A sliding sleeve is disposed on the anvil. The fixed blade die set includes a fixed blade holder and a fixed blade mounted on the fixed blade holder. An end of the fixed blade holder is slidably mounted in the sliding sleeve. The fixed blade monitoring assembly is mounted in the sliding sleeve and connected to the fixed blade holder, and configured to render status of the fixed blade by monitoring a relative force received by the fixed blade holder. Through the above structure, manpower and time consumption in the tuning process is reduced. The status monitoring of a first cutter and a second cutter can be implemented during the cutting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Inventors: Yitai Guo, Zhihua Wen, Keqiang Li, Cong Zhang, Yunru Shi, Jun Hu
  • Patent number: 11816584
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to model feature classification, analysis, and updating for analyzing one or more risk determination model(s). Embodiments include an improved apparatus configured to generate an actionable feature data object subset of a risk model feature set for a risk determination model, for example using an actionable determination model. The apparatus may provide the actionable feature data object subset for rendering to an interface of a client device. The apparatus may additionally or alternatively be configured to utilize user feedback, provided either directly or identified by the apparatus based on user interactions, to update the actionable determination model. The apparatus may additionally or alternatively be configured to maintain and utilize linked claim data object(s) for use in rendering a linked claim scores analysis interface that provides additional insight regarding the risk level of a particular entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Optum Services (Ireland) Limited
    Inventors: Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Mae Obee, Jacques Bellec, Sherry Kawing Lau
  • Patent number: 11813767
    Abstract: A computer-assisted shingle sawing method for recovery optimization using a 0-1 defect relative to the clear line, comprising the steps of taking an image of a next slab to be cut from a wood block; defining from that image, a clear line there-across; and locations of defect on that slab relative to the clear line, determining edge lines of shingles recoverable from the slab according to optimal shingle grade recovery; sawing the next slab along these edge lines, and sawing the next slab from the wood block, thereby releasing an optimum recovery of shingles from the slab. In another aspect there is provided a method for shingle recovery optimization using an optimization by inversion strategy, wherein the inclination of a parting line for cutting the next slab from the wood block is determined for optimal shingle grade recovery. There is also provided an installation for carrying out these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Inventor: Pierre Michaud
  • Patent number: 11787075
    Abstract: A foldable environmentally friendly razor includes: a flat sheet with an opening at one end and a blade at the opening. The flat sheet is provided with two main folding lines extending from one end toward the other, so that a main supporting portion is formed between the two main folding lines. Two holding portions are respectively formed between the main folding lines and both sides of the flat sheet. A first folding line joins the ends of two main folding lines. Two blade face folding lines extend respectively and diagonally towards opposing left and right sides of the flat sheet from the respective junctions of the first folding line and the main folding lines, so that the two blade face folding lines and the first folding line enclose a blade face. The two holding portions and the main supporting portion form a columnar structure to provide better support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventors: Jia-Huey Yang, Yu-En Hung, Yu-Lun Hung, Yuan-Tung Hung
  • Patent number: 11789925
    Abstract: A system that implements a scaleable data storage service may maintain tables in a non-relational data store on behalf of clients. Each table may include multiple items. Each item may include one or more attributes, each containing a name-value pair. Attribute values may be scalars or sets of numbers or strings. The system may provide an API usable to request that values of one or more of an item's attributes be updated. An update request may be conditional on expected values of one or more item attributes (e.g., the same or different item attributes). In response to a request to update the values of one or more item attributes, the previous values and/or updated values may be optionally returned for the updated item attributes or for all attributes of an item targeted by an update request. Items stored in tables may be indexed using a simple or composite primary key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Stefano Stefani, Chiranjeeb Buragohain, Jai Vasanth, Wei Xiao
  • Patent number: 11789918
    Abstract: A method for the visualization and addressing of data within a volumetric container, using XYZ coordinates represented as a vector. Whereas users build their own immersive experience, variants, and/or representations of their respective data as polygons nested within a virtual universe. This includes variants such as time, space, velocity and trajectory as they relate to data containers, and the tracking of each user's multi-dimensional representations. This method also creates permanent threaded connections between web data, social communities and data retrieved from any other source, to a structured polygon based correlation library.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: XRDNA
    Inventor: Charles Nathan Adelman
  • Patent number: 11780103
    Abstract: A fiber-separation tool including a body with a channel located on a face of the body. The channel is defined by a first sidewall and a second sidewall. The channel is configured to receive an optical fiber ribbon. And, the fiber-separation tool comprises a first blade disposed in the channel with a cutting edge of the first blade. The first blade is configured to separate the optical fiber ribbon into a first portion comprising a first number of optical fibers and a second portion comprising a second number of optical fibers as the optical fiber ribbon is conveyed through the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Prysmian S.p.A.
    Inventor: Jesse Curtis
  • Patent number: 11780042
    Abstract: A saw mount for removably securing a saw to an object for cutting of the object includes: a base shaped to fit against a surface of the object; an arm extending from the base from a first end proximate to the base to a second end that is distal from the base; and a saw bracket pivotally mounted towards the distal end of the arm. The saw is removably secured to the saw bracket towards the distal end of the arm such that the saw pivots with respect to the base of the saw mount for cutting of the object by the saw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Inventor: Jason Scott Earls
  • Patent number: 11784472
    Abstract: Positioning of a shield electric wire is performed by an insertion jig in front of a peeling jig, and a portion at a distal end of the shield electric wire where a metal foil is exposed is inserted into an electric wire insertion hole of a peeling jig through the center hole of an insertion jig. Air is blown from an opening on an other-end-surface side of the peeling jig toward the distal end of the shielded electric wire, and the metal foil is expanded while being separated from a wire core. A cut is formed from a side of a metal foil expanded by blowing air in a predetermined gap between a one-end-surface of the peeling jig and an end surface of the insertion jig, and the metal foil is cut from the cut as a starting point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Inventor: Miyoshi Mabuchi
  • Patent number: 11782995
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for determining a relevance or rating score of a particular user in an electronic social network includes obtaining a digital representation of a local connection structure of the particular user in the network in a computer-readable non-volatile memory; determining a numerical value characteristic of the particular user's relevance; and outputting the numerical value. The numerical value is determined based on the connection structure of the particular user, and on degrees of all sets of users in the social network reachable from the particular user using at most k connections, where k is a fixed preset positive integer number, and based on a degree determined for each enumerated set, and where the degree of a set is determined as a number of connections connecting users inside the set to users outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
    Inventor: Glenn Lawyer
  • Patent number: 11771266
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an improved spatula device. The improved spatula device is designed to be placed in a baking pan before baking a food item, and is used to remove a first piece of a baked product or any other food item easily and conveniently from the baking pan, without damaging or disturbing other food items. The device includes a spatula portion, an elongated handle attached to the top edge of the spatula portion, and a flat and planar working end in the form of a planar surface extending perpendicularly from the bottom edge of the spatula portion. A piece of the baked batter or food item can be lifted easily, without disturbing nearby pieces, by lifting the improved spatula device using the handle. The improved spatula device can be used with any oven and any pan in which a batter, such as a cake batter, brownie batter or cookie batter is poured into the baking pan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventor: Warren Larson
  • Patent number: 11775485
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a first set of file system objects included in performing a requested file system operation is identified in response to a request to perform a file system operation. An update intent corresponding to the requested file system operation is inserted into a data structure associated with each identified file system object. Each file system object corresponding to the corresponding data structure is modified as specified by the update intent in that data structure. After modifying the file system object corresponding to the corresponding data structure, the update intent is removed from that data structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Cohesity, Inc.
    Inventors: Mohit Aron, Ganesha Shanmuganathan
  • Patent number: 11766798
    Abstract: A cutter is provided for cutting through obstructions disposed in the interior of pipes ranging in size from approximately 8? to approximately 15? in diameter or from approximately 12? to approximately 24? in diameter. The cutter has been reduced in size relative to known root cutters to be capable of being used with smaller-diameter pipes, but is sufficiently powerful to cut through obstructions, such as mineral deposits, for example, that known flexible cutters capable of being used with these smaller-diameter pipes are incapable of cutting through.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: USB-USA, LLC
    Inventors: Ulrich Simpfendorfer, Simon Simpfendorfer, Martin Hurlebaus, Manuel Schwab
  • Patent number: 11766143
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cooking utensil with double folding which includes a body part of which one of cooking utensils such as scoops, forks, spoons, flip, spatulas and cooking spoons is selectively formed from an end, a handle part, and a rotating part which includes at least two or more holes formed in one side and the other side thereof so that one end is connected to the first rack portion and the other end is connected to the second rack portion to be doubly foldable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Inventors: Hye Sung Ahn, Suk Min Moon
  • Patent number: 11766801
    Abstract: A slicing apparatus for slicing food articles includes a food article loading apparatus with a lift tray assembly for moving food articles from a staging position to an elevated position at a beginning of a food article feed path, a food article feed apparatus disposed over the food article loading apparatus having an upper conveyor assembly with an independently driven endless conveyor belt used in cooperation with a food article gripper for moving the food articles along the food article feed path, a food article stop gate that forms part of the food article feed path and opens to drop food article end portions, and a slicing station at an end of the food article feed path with a knife for slicing the food articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Inventors: Scott A. Lindee, James E. Pasek, David Hancock, Thomas C. Wolcott
  • Patent number: 11766793
    Abstract: A shaving system includes a shaving device and a cleaning device. The cleaning device includes a receiving space for receiving the shaving device and a reservoir that contains a cleaning liquid. When the shaving device is placed in a cleaning position, the shaving device and the cleaning device are arranged in a manner that the receiving space of the cleaning device receives a shaving unit of the shaving device. In this cleaning position, the devices are arranged and cooperate such that the fluid is transported from the reservoir to the receiving space, where the shaving unit is located. In this way, the shaving unit can be cleaned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Inventors: Reinder Niels Lap, Ernst Hupkes