Patents by Inventor Bruce Skarin

Bruce Skarin has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20180225361
    Abstract: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model both an entity's attributes such as their knowledge/work/interest as well as model the social interactions of the entity together with a means to identify opportunities to influence changes in the entity attributes. Minimally invasive means to collect and model attributes include semantic analysis and topic modeling techniques. Means to model social interactions include social network analysis techniques that can incorporate location data of the entity. Embodiments of the invention further provide a sharable index of the attributes of the entities and the group of entities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: Aptima, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Skarin, Andrew Duchon, Richard Alexis DeJordy, Paul David Allopenna
  • Patent number: 9594825
    Abstract: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model both an entity's attributes such as their knowledge/work/interest as well as model the social interactions of the entity together with a means to identify opportunities to influence changes in the entity attributes. Minimally invasive means to collect and model attributes include semantic analysis and topic modeling techniques. Means to model social interactions include social network analysis techniques that can incorporate location data of the entity. Embodiments of the invention further provide a sharable index of the attributes of the entities and the group of entities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Aptima, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Skarin, Andrew Duchon, Richard Alexis DeJordy, Paul David Allopenna
  • Publication number: 20160012121
    Abstract: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model both an entity's attributes such as their knowledge/work/interest as well as model the social interactions of the entity together with a means to identify opportunities to influence changes in the entity attributes. Minimally invasive means to collect and model attributes include semantic analysis and topic modeling techniques. Means to model social interactions include social network analysis techniques that can incorporate location data of the entity. Embodiments of the invention further provide a sharable index of the attributes of the entities and the group of entities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: APTIMA, INC.
    Inventors: Bruce Skarin, Andrew Duchon, Richard Alexis DeJordy, Paul David Allopenna
  • Patent number: 9123022
    Abstract: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model both an entity's attributes such as their knowledge/work/interest as well as model the social interactions of the entity together with a means to identify opportunities to influence changes in the entity attributes. Minimally invasive means to collect and model attributes include semantic analysis and topic modeling techniques. Means to model social interactions include social network analysis techniques that can incorporate location data of the entity. Embodiments of the invention further provide a sharable index of the attributes of the entities and the group of entities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Aptima, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Skarin, Andrew Duchon, Paul Allopenna, Rich Dejordy
  • Publication number: 20110072052
    Abstract: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model both an entity's attributes such as their knowledge/work/interest as well as model the social interactions of the entity together with a means to identify opportunities to influence changes in the entity attributes. Minimally invasive means to collect and model attributes include semantic analysis and topic modeling techniques. Means to model social interactions include social network analysis techniques that can incorporate location data of the entity. Embodiments of the invention further provide a sharable index of the attributes of the entities and the group of entities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Applicant: Aptima Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Skarin, Andrew Duchon, Paul Allopenna, Rich Dejordy