Patents by Inventor Jie Zheng

Jie Zheng 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).

  • Patent number: 10831716
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for configuring relevant parameters of MapReduce applications. The method includes: receiving a request for processing a first MapReduce job; obtaining job feature attributes of historical MapReduce jobs; searching out a job feature attribute of a second MapReduce job associated with the first MapReduce job from within the job feature attributes of the historical MapReduce jobs; configuring relevant parameters of the first MapReduce job based on the job feature attribute of the second MapReduce job. According to this method of configuring parameters, network overheads of file transfer can be effectively reduced, the method of configuring parameters of the MapReduce job can be processed locally as much as possible, thereby effectively increasing system resource utilization while reducing the administrator's configuration burden. An apparatus for configuring relevant parameters of MapReduce application is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jie Liu, Ju Wei Shi, Chen Wang, Yong Zheng, Jia Zou
  • Publication number: 20200346726
    Abstract: A multi-functional aquatic vehicle comprises a main body. The main body comprises: a propulsion system, comprising at least one propeller for changing a motion attitude of the main body; a camera system, comprising at least one camera; a communication system, comprising a signal receiving module for receiving an external signal detected by the aquatic vehicle and a signal transmitting module for transmitting a signal to an external control system; and a control system, for controlling an operating state of the propulsion system, adjusting a capturing angle of the camera system and controlling internal and external communication of the communication system. A towing hook device comprises: a driving system, a connecting mechanism and a towing hook mechanism. The driving system drives the connecting mechanism to rotate such that the towing hook mechanism turns over or rotates to release a load.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Weifeng ZHENG, YANG LIU, JIE TANG, Zhong CHENG
  • Patent number: 10827094
    Abstract: A reading apparatus, having a document supporting part, a reader, a driving mechanism, a reference density plate, and a controller, is provided. The controller controls the reader to perform a first reading action to read the reference density plate at a first position and adjust an amount of light, controls the reader to perform a second reading action under the light in the adjusted amount and create correction data for shading correction, controls the driving mechanism to move the reader from the first position toward a standby position, controls the reader while being moved from a second position toward a third position to perform a third reading action including a plurality of reading actions under the light in the adjusted amount, and inspects validity of the correction data by comparing read data obtained from signals resulted from the plurality of reading actions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jie Zheng, Kunihiro Amano, Kazushi Shumiya, Seiya Sato, Kentaro Aoyama
  • Patent number: 10792275
    Abstract: The present invention is a method of inhibiting the replication of an influenza virus by using an antiviral compound to inhibit the binding of an influenza-virus PB2 subunit to an RNA cap. The antiviral compound may be 5-iodo-2-[(3-methyl-4-nitrobenzoyl)amino]benzoic acid; 3,3?-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bis(4-hydroxy-2H-chromen-2-one); or 7-(4-hydroxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)-6H,7H,8Hchromeno[3,4?:5,6]pyrano[3,2-c]chromene-6,8-dione. The aforementioned antiviral compounds have successfully inhibited the replication of influenza virus in vitro and in vivo in mouse models.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Sinoclone Ltd
    Inventors: Bojian Zheng, Shuofeng Yuan, Yi Tsun Richard Kao, Jie Zhou
  • Publication number: 20200314277
    Abstract: A reading apparatus, having a document placement plate, a reader, a driving device, a cover, and a controller, is provided. The cover includes an alignment part and a protrusive part. The protrusive part includes an uneven surface and first and second edges forming outer edges of the uneven surface extending in a main scanning direction and in a sub-scanning direction, respectively. The controller is configured control the driving device to move the reader in the sub-scanning direction and the reader while being moved to read the protrusive part, and detect the first edge and the second edge in image data of the protrusive part read by the reader based on an image of the uneven surface and determine a reading range for the reader in the document placement plate based on positions of the first edge and the second edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazushi SHUMIYA, Kentaro Aoyama, Seiya Sato, Kunihiro Amano, Jie Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200308437
    Abstract: A fluid set can include an ink composition having a pH from pH 7 to pH 10 and a crosslinker composition having a basic pH from pH 8 to pH 10. The ink composition can include from 60 wt % to 90 wt % water, from 5 wt % to 30 wt % organic co-solvent, from 1 wt % to 6 wt % pigment, and a latex polymer including an aromatic (meth)acrylate moiety. The crosslinker composition can include from 70 wt % to 95 wt % water, from 1 wt % to 25 wt % organic co-solvent, and from 1 wt % to 10 wt % polycarbodiimide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L,P.
    Inventors: Dennis Z. Guo, Jie ZHENG, David Michael INGLE, Ronald A. ASKELAND
  • Publication number: 20200308436
    Abstract: A fluid set can include an ink composition having an acidic pH and a crosslinker composition having a basic pH from pH 8 to pH 10. The ink composition can include from 60 wt % to 90 wt % water, from 5 wt % to 30 wt % organic co-solvent, from 1 wt % to 6 wt % pigment, a sulfonated dispersant, and an acrylic polymer binder. The crosslinker composition can include from 70 wt % to 95 wt % water, from 1 wt % to 25 wt % organic co-solvent, and from 0.5 wt % to 5 wt % polycarbodiimide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Dennis Z. GUO, Jie ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20200302619
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for determining a motion of an object during imaging. The systems and methods may cause a light emission device to project a structured light onto the object, and cause a light reception device to detect light resulting from the structured light as projected onto the object and generate a plurality of measured images of the structured light based on the detected light. The systems and methods may further determine the motion of the object based on the plurality of measured images of the structured light and a reference image of the structured light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: SHANGHAI UNITED IMAGING HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jie LU, Guoguang ZHAO, Hui LIU, Yuhang SHI, Qiang HE, Jun'an ZHENG
  • Patent number: 10774141
    Abstract: Disclosed is an antibody capable of binding to the interleukin 4 (IL-4) receptor (IL-4). Also disclosed are a nucleic acid sequence encoding the antibody, a vector including the nucleic acid sequence, and a host cell transformed or transfected with the vector. Provided are a method for producing the antibody, a medical use of the antibody, and a kit including the antibody.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Suzhou Connect Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei Zheng, Wubin Pan, Xin Yang, Yang Chen, Limin Zhang, Jie Jiang
  • Patent number: 10773078
    Abstract: Provided is a wire fixing device for a cardiac pacemaker electrodes, including: an electrode fixator having an electrode clamping component, first hooks and second hooks; the electrode clamping component includes a first clamping piece and a second clamping piece that are semicircular cylindrical, the first clamping piece and the second clamping piece are connected by a clamp hinge connector, and a circular tube is formed when the electrode clamping component is closed; first hooks are provided on the back of the first clamping piece, second hooks are provided on the back of the second clamping piece, and hook tips of the first and second hooks are all bent towards a rotation direction of the electrode clamping component during closing; and the first and second hooks can be interlaced with each other when the electrode clamping component is closed, and can be separated when the electrode clamping component is open.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Wuxi People's Hospital
    Inventors: Changying Zhang, Shipeng Dang, Ruxing Wang, Zhiming Yu, Kulin Li, Jie Zheng, Xiaoyu Liu, Xiaoyan Li, Zhenye Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200277506
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to aqueous pigment dispersions. In one example, an aqueous pigment dispersion can include from 40 wt % to 90 wt % water, from 2 wt % to 30 wt % organic co-solvent, from 7.5 wt % to 30 wt % copper phthalocyanine pigment, from 0.5 wt % to 5 wt % styrene-acrylic dispersant, and from 0.5 wt % to 5 wt % hydrophilic polyurethane dispersant having a weight average molecular weight from 10,000 Mw to 30,000 Mw. The styrene-acrylic dispersant and the hydrophilic polyurethane dispersant can be present at a weight ratio from 1:10 to 2:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Dennis Z. Guo, Jie ZHENG, Tienteh CHEN, David Michael INGLE, Rodney David STRAMEL, June YANG, Marcos A. Barreto CABAN
  • Publication number: 20200277507
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to an aqueous ink composition, including from 60 wt % to 90 wt % water, from 4 wt % to 30 wt % organic co-solvent, and from 1 wt % to 6 wt % pigment. The aqueous ink composition can include a styrene acrylic polymer dispersant associated with a surface of the pigment and having a weight average molecular weight from 1,000 Mw to 50,000 Mw, and from 3 wt % to 15 wt % styrene C3-C5 alkyl (meth)acrylic polymer binder having a weight average molecular weight from 100,000 Mw to 500,000 Mw.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jie ZHENG, Dennis Z. GUO
  • Patent number: 10747442
    Abstract: One or more memory systems, architectural structures, and/or methods of storing information in memory devices is disclosed to improve the data bandwidth and or to reduce the load on the communication links. The system may include one or more memory devices, one or more memory control circuits and one or more data buffer circuits. In one aspect, the data buffer circuit receives a next to be used store data tag from a Host wherein the store data tag specifies the data buffer location in the data buffer circuit to store data, and in response to receiving store data from the Host, moves the data received at the data buffer circuit into the data buffer pointed to by the previously received store data tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Steven R. Carlough, Susan M. Eickhoff, Warren E. Maule, Patrick J. Meaney, Stephen J. Powell, Gary A. Van Huben, Jie Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200255514
    Abstract: Disclosed is an antibody capable of binding to the interleukin 4 (IL-4) receptor (IL-4). Also disclosed are a nucleic acid sequence encoding the antibody, a vector including the nucleic acid sequence, and a host cell transformed or transfected with the vector. Provided are a method for producing the antibody, a medical use of the antibody, and a kit including the antibody.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Wei ZHENG, Wubin PAN, Xin YANG, Yang CHEN, Limin ZHANG, Jie JIANG
  • Patent number: 10740031
    Abstract: An Address and Command chip of a distributed memory system includes a memory controller, a first communication link, and one or more interface schedulers, where the one or more interface schedulers include a first interface scheduler residing communicatively between the memory controller and the first communication link. The first interface scheduler is configured to receive a first communication directed from the memory controller to the first communication link; capture the first communication before the first command reaches the first communication link; postpone the first communication for a first set of one or more memory cycles; and reissue the first communication to the first communication link in association with a first cycle offset code indicating how many memory cycles the first command was postponed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jie Zheng, Stephen J. Powell, Steven R. Carlough, Susan M. Eickhoff
  • Publication number: 20200252522
    Abstract: A reading apparatus, having a document supporting part, a reader, a driving mechanism, a reference density plate, and a controller, is provided. The controller controls the reader to perform a first reading action to read the reference density plate at a first position and adjust an amount of light, controls the reader to perform a second reading action under the light in the adjusted amount and create correction data for shading correction, controls the driving mechanism to move the reader from the first position toward a standby position, controls the reader while being moved from a second position toward a third position to perform a third reading action including a plurality of reading actions under the light in the adjusted amount, and inspects validity of the correction data by comparing read data obtained from signals resulted from the plurality of reading actions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jie ZHENG, Kunihiro AMANO, Kazushi SHUMIYA, Seiya SATO, Kentaro AOYAMA
  • Patent number: 10733163
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for inserting one or more records into a database table. An insert request for inserting a new record to a database table is received, wherein the new record includes at least one key field. a partial identity of at least one record matching the at least one key field of the new record is searched for. A partial identity is assigned to the new record based on a result of the searching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Mei Zhen Cao, Min Fang, Di Jin, Zhen Yu Shi, Nigel G. Slinger, Shu Wang, Li Fei Zheng, Wen Jie Zhu
  • Publication number: 20200238760
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a four-proofing safety tire including a conductive tread rubber layer, a supporting rubber layer, a tire explosion-proof rubber layer and a memory chip, wherein the conductive tread rubber layer can be formed by embedding, in the tread, a belt of narrow conductive rubber penetrated all the way to the inner cap ply or can be formed by adding carbon nanotubes or graphene conductive metamaterial to the tread formulation; the supporting rubber layer is a layer of rubber affixed on the inner wall of the sidewall when the tire is molded, which has a cross section with the shape of half slice of a willow leaf; the tire explosion-proof rubber layer is an explosion-proof layer added on the outer side of the inner liner provided on the inside of the ground-engaging tread of the tire; the memory chip is a special chip structure implanted in the sidewall portion of the tire without affecting the performance of the tire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Zhongjiang Wang, Yunfeng Du, Jiliang Luo, Weiming Ning, Dongdong Kong, Jian Ma, Tao Zheng, Jie Jiang, Kun Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200243698
    Abstract: A photoelectric detector, which includes a substrate, a MoS2 semiconductor layer, an electrical signal detector, a first electrode and a second electrode. Said MoS2 semiconductor layer is located on the substrate, with the first electrode and the second electrode spaced from each other and electrically connected to the MoS2 semiconductor layer respectively. The electrical signal detector is configured to detect changes in electrical properties of the MoS2 semiconductor layer, and the material of the MoS2 semiconductor layer is amorphous MoS2 sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: ZHONG-ZHENG HUANG, TIAN-FU ZHANG, XIAO-YANG XIAO, JIE ZHAO, QUN-QING LI, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200231262
    Abstract: An underwater drone is disclosed. The underwater drone includes a horizontal propeller module and a vertical propeller module to respectively provide a drone body with a horizontal proceeding force and a vertical lifting or diving force. The underwater drone includes a horizontal channel and a vertical channel, which allow the water to pass through for reducing resistance when the underwater drone moves forwards, upwards or downwards. The underwater drone is equipped with a buoy member with an antenna portion of a communication module disposed therein. The underwater drone is equipped with the fishing device, the fish finding device and the image capturing module. Therefore, the underwater drone is capable of fishing, rapidly moving and wireless remote control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Weifeng Zheng, Zhixiong HE, Di ZHENG, Hailiang WU, Jie Tang, Guangzhang WU