Patents by Inventor Peng Lei

Peng Lei 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: 10789298
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for generating recommended query terms that are specialized to a topic of desired information based on a query associated with a user. In one example, a computer-implemented method comprising selecting, by a system operatively coupled to a processor, a coarse cluster of corpus terms having a defined relatedness to a query associated with a user from a plurality of coarse clusters of corpus terms; and determining, by the system, a plurality of candidate terms from search results associated with the query. The computer-implemented method can also comprise determining, by the system, at least one recommended query term based on refined clusters of the coarse cluster, the candidate terms, and the query; and displaying, by the system, the at least one recommended query term on a display device associated with the query.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Feng Jin, Wen Liu, Yong Qin, Qin Shi, Peng Wang, Shi Lei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200241636
    Abstract: A control method for a head-mounted visual apparatus, a corresponding computing apparatus, a head-mounted visual apparatus and a computer-readable storage medium. The head-mounted visual apparatus has an infrared transceiver including an infrared light source array and an infrared detector. The control method comprises the steps of: driving each sub-light source to emit coherent infrared light to form an interference enhanced scanning light spot on a face of a user who wears the head-mounted visual apparatus; controlling each phase of the coherent infrared light emitted by each sub-light source respectively to make the scanning light spot move in the local area, including eyes, of the face of the user, to realize a scanning of the local area; and using the infrared detector to receive the infrared light reflected from the local area to generate scanning data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Yuanjie LU, Xi LI, Hao ZHANG, Lili CHEN, Peng HAN, Yu LEI, Huidong HE
  • Publication number: 20200237221
    Abstract: A wearable device, a signal processing method and a signal processing device are disclosed. The wearable device includes a processor and a signal collector electrically connected to the processor. The signal collector includes at least one electroencephalogram sensor configured to collect an electroencephalogram signal and at least one electrooculogram sensor configured to collect an electrooculogram signal. The processor is configured to generate a control signal based on the electroencephalogram signal and the electrooculogram signal, and the electroencephalogram sensor and the electrooculogram sensor are different sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Huidong He, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen, Yu Lei, Peng Han, Yuanjie Lu, Yukun Sun, Qingwen Fan, Shuo Zhang, Yachong Xue
  • Patent number: 10711370
    Abstract: An epitaxial growing device to increase the speed of epitaxial deposition comprises a cavity comprising a reaction chamber, a gas supply unit, a vacuum pumping unit, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a carbon nanotube structure. A gas supply unit and the vacuum pumping unit are connected to the reaction chamber, the first electrode, the second electrode, and the carbon nanotube structure being located in the reaction chamber. The carbon nanotube structure is electrically connected to the first electrode and the second electrode and suspended through the first electrode and the second electrode and is heatable in itself. A method for growing an epitaxial layer using such device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peng Lei, Peng Liu, Kai-Li Jiang, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Publication number: 20200211513
    Abstract: A driving circuit for head-worn display device, and a virtual reality display device, and the driving circuit includes: a display panel driving circuit, the display panel driving circuit comprises a sensor circuit, and a data processing circuit; the sensor circuit is configured to generate a posture information signal corresponding to a rotation direction of the display panel; and the data processing circuit is configured to receive the posture information signal and a display data signal for a display panel, and to control the display panel according to the posture information signal and the display data signal to display an image corresponding to a rotation direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yu LEI, Hao ZHANG, Lili CHEN, Peng HAN, Yuanjie LU, Huidong HE, Yukun SUN
  • Patent number: 10671918
    Abstract: Techniques facilitating attention based sequential image processing are provided. A system can comprise a memory that stores computer executable components and a processor that executes the computer executable components stored in the memory. The computer executable components can comprise an initialization component that can perform self-attention based training on a model that comprises context information associated with a sequence of images. Images of the sequence of images can be selected during the self-attention based training. The computer executable components can also comprise a localization component that can extract local information from the images selected during the self-attention based training based on the context information. In addition, the computer executable components can also comprise an integration component that can update the model based on an end-to-end integrated attention training framework comprising the context information and the local information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Peng Gao, Xiu Li Li, Yong Qin, Shi Lei Zhang, Xiaolu Zhang, Xin Zhang, Shi Wan Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200167428
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for utilizing external knowledge and memory networks in a question-answering system includes receiving, from a search engine of a question-answering system, one or more search results based on a search query associated with a question submitted via a user interface associated with a computing device, analyzing the one or more search results to generate search evidence as a source of external knowledge for generating an answer to the question, the search evidence including one or more titles and one or more corresponding text snippets, encoding the search evidence and the search query to generate vectors stored in a memory network, obtaining a final vector representation based on the encoding, and decoding the final vector representation to obtain the answer to the question.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Peng Wang, Shi Lei Zhang, Wen Liu, Feng Jin, Qin Shi, Yong Qin
  • Publication number: 20200160183
    Abstract: Techniques facilitating attention based sequential image processing are provided. A system can comprise a memory that stores computer executable components and a processor that executes the computer executable components stored in the memory. The computer executable components can comprise an initialization component that can perform self-attention based training on a model that comprises context information associated with a sequence of images. Images of the sequence of images can be selected during the self-attention based training. The computer executable components can also comprise a localization component that can extract local information from the images selected during the self-attention based training based on the context information. In addition, the computer executable components can also comprise an integration component that can update the model based on an end-to-end integrated attention training framework comprising the context information and the local information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Peng Gao, Xiu Li Li, Yong Qin, Shi Lei Zhang, Xiaolu Zhang, Xin Zhang, Shi Wan Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200131067
    Abstract: This invention relates to processes for the removal of phosphorous from aqueous waste streams comprising phosphorous-containing compounds produced in the manufacture of glyphosate, in order to meet and typically exceed environmental regulations. More particularly, various embodiments of the present invention relate to the removal of phosphorous-containing compounds utilizing biological treatment system(s), oxidizing agent(s), and/or precipitant(s). The processes of the invention are also applicable to the removal of phosphorous compounds from phosphorous-containing waste streams other than those waste streams resulting from the manufacture of glyphosate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Peng Lei, Ming Ren, Anthony E. Vaughn
  • Patent number: 10636293
    Abstract: The disclosure involves a method comprising clustering a plurality of observation samples related to historical travel demands into one or more clusters; for each cluster, constructing an actual probability distribution of the historical travel demands corresponding to the observation samples in the cluster; for each cluster, inputting observation samples in the cluster into a prediction model for predicting future travel demands to produce a result of prediction; for each cluster, computing a predicted probability distribution of the historical travel demands corresponding to the observation samples in the cluster based on the result of prediction; for each cluster, evaluating a difference between the actual probability distribution and the predicted probability distribution of the cluster; and modifying the prediction model so that a statistical sum of the differences for the one or more clusters is decreased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Wei Shan Dong, Peng Gao, Wei Sun, Jun Chi Yan, Shi Lei Zhang, Xin Zhang, Jun Zhu
  • Patent number: 10607601
    Abstract: Speech recognition is performed by receiving a speech signal that includes spoken phones. A dynamic time warping procedure is applied to the received speech signal to generate a time-warped signal. The time-warped signal is compared to a plurality of stored reference patterns to identify a set of stored reference patterns that are most similar to the time-warped signal. A candidate hot word is selected from a list using the identified set of stored reference patterns. The selection of the candidate hot word is then refined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Jin, Wen Liu, Li Jun Ma, Peng Cheng P P Zhu, Yong Qin, Qin Shi, Shi Lei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200097883
    Abstract: Methods and systems for ticket classification and response include clustering tickets according to semantic similarity to form ticket clusters. A template associated with each ticket cluster is determined that includes an invariant portion and a variable portion. A new ticket sub-class, based on the variable portion of the template, is determined that represents a specific sub-type of an existing class. A ticket taxonomy is updated to include the new ticket sub-class. The tickets are labeled according to the updated ticket taxonomy. The tickets are automatically responded to.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Fan Jing Meng, Xiao Zhang, Peng Fei Chen, Lin Yang, Jing Min Xu, Shi Lei Zhang, Naga A. Ayachitula, Zhuo Su, Rohit Khandekar
  • Publication number: 20200098328
    Abstract: A voltage providing circuit includes a first voltage output end, a temperature-sensitive element, a power supply circuit and an output circuit. The power supply circuit is configured to apply a control voltage signal to a control end of the temperature-sensitive element. The temperature-sensitive element is configured to, under the control of the control voltage signal, generate a temperature-related voltage, and output the temperature-related voltage via a first end of the temperature-sensitive element, and a value of the temperature-related voltage changes along with an ambient temperature of the temperature-sensitive element. The output circuit is configured to output a temperature-adaptive voltage via the first voltage output end. A difference between a value of the temperature-adaptive voltage and the value of the temperature-related voltage is within a predetermined range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Yunsong Li, Sijun Lei, Xu Lu, Liang Gao, Xianyong Gao, Shuai Hou, Yongli Ge, Yong Long, Ying Zhang, Shanbin Chen, Peng Zhang, Xiangchao Chen, Yuxu Geng, Fanjian Zeng, Zhicai Xu
  • Patent number: 10563809
    Abstract: A loose lining structure based on a tantalum plate and a steel clad plate is disclosed, which includes a plate cladding base formed by the steel clad plate and the tantalum plate covered on the steel clad plate. The steel clad plate is formed by a steel layer and a cladding layer laid on the steel layer, a periphery of the tantalum plate is fixed with the cladding layer through welding, a medium circulation pipe and/or a reinforcement fastening are/is set on the plate cladding base, the medium circulation pipe includes a tantalum liner tube, the reinforcement fastening is a tantalum plug. Also, a manufacturing method of the loose lining structure based on the tantalum plate and the steel clad plate is disclosed, which includes steps of (S1) fixing through welding; (S2) processing installing holes; and (S3) installing components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Xi'an United Pressure Vessel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wancang Sun, Jianlin Ye, Cheng Zhang, Xuming He, Minzhe Yuan, Bin Dong, Kaifei Xia, Zhongrong Lei, Dalai Xi, Bin Su, Lu Tong, Bin Zhao, Peng Wang
  • Publication number: 20200026957
    Abstract: Techniques are described that facilitate automatically distinguishing between different expressions of a same or similar emotion. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented is provided that comprises partitioning, by a device operatively coupled to a processor, a data set comprising facial expression data into different clusters of the facial expression data based on one or more distinguishing features respectively associated with the different clusters, wherein the facial expression data reflects facial expressions respectively expressed by people. The computer-implemented method can further comprise performing, by the device, a multi-task learning process to determine a final number of the different clusters for the data set using a multi-task learning process that is dependent on an output of an emotion classification model that classifies emotion types respectively associated with the facial expressions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Feng Jin, Wen Liu, Yong Qin, Qin Shi, Peng Wang, Shi Lei Zhang
  • Patent number: 10528606
    Abstract: A method for providing one or more search suggestion candidates for an input key comprises: (1) acquiring characteristic information of the input key; (2) creating a characteristic DFA (Deterministic Finite Automaton) of the input key based on the characteristic information of the input key; (3) searching the characteristic DFA of the input key in a predetermined database DFA having a plurality of bridge transitions each linking a bridge head state with a bridge tail state, so as to identify a bridge head state that matches the characteristic DFA of the input key, wherein each bridge head state of the predetermined database DFA corresponds to a final state of a characteristic DFA of a target candidate which is created based on characteristic information of the target candidate; and (4) outputting one or more target candidates corresponding to a bridge tail state linked with the identified bridge head state as the search suggestion candidate for the input key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: BEIJING QIJIAN CLOUD TECH CO., LTD
    Inventor: Peng Lei
  • Patent number: 10521945
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method for modeling text-to-articulatory movement conversion is provided. In the method, text features are generated for a plurality of texts, wherein the text feature comprises a phoneme. Articulatory features are determined for the plurality of texts from a plurality of audio signals and a plurality of visual signals, wherein the audio signals record speeches of the plurality of texts, the visual signals record three-dimensional images of an articulator when speaking the plurality of texts, and the articulatory features indicate articulatory positions of the articulator in the speeches. A text-to-articulatory movement model is established with the text features as inputs and the articulatory features as outputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Wen Liu, Qin Shi, Shi Lei Zhang, Peng Cheng Zhu
  • Patent number: 10498357
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present application, a method for data compression comprises: creating a first trie for a first set of strings, the first set of strings comprising a plurality of raw data strings, wherein a trie consists of a plurality of nodes linked through parent-child relation, and wherein each edge of the trie is of at least one character and the edge corresponds to a state transition from a parent node of the edge to a child node of the edge; collecting edges of the first trie longer than a predetermined length and making these edges a first subset of strings of the first trie; segmenting a string in the first subset of strings into two or more fragments when the string satisfies a predetermined condition and collecting all segmented fragments and all un-segmented strings in the first subset of strings as a segmented set of strings; and storing the first set of strings using the first trie and the segmented set of strings so as to compress the raw data strings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: BEIJING BYTEDANCE NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CC
    Inventor: Peng Lei
  • Patent number: 10489690
    Abstract: Techniques are described that facilitate automatically distinguishing between different expressions of a same or similar emotion. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented is provided that comprises partitioning, by a device operatively coupled to a processor, a data set comprising facial expression data into different clusters of the facial expression data based on one or more distinguishing features respectively associated with the different clusters, wherein the facial expression data reflects facial expressions respectively expressed by people. The computer-implemented method can further comprise performing, by the device, a multi-task learning process to determine a final number of the different clusters for the data set using a multi-task learning process that is dependent on an output of an emotion classification model that classifies emotion types respectively associated with the facial expressions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Feng Jin, Wen Liu, Yong Qin, Qin Shi, Peng Wang, Shi Lei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190325830
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a display control method and apparatus, a computer readable storage medium, and a computer device, where the display control method includes: receiving data of a frame of image to be displayed; determining proportions of numbers of sub-pixels in respective colors at nonzero grayscales in the frame of image to be displayed, according to the data of the frame of image to be displayed; determining a target common voltage value according to the determined proportions; and outputting the target common voltage value to a common electrode to display the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Shanbin Chen, Xu Lu, Sijun Lei, Yunsong Li, Yong Long, Xin Chen, Peng Zhang