Patents by Inventor Wing Ming Chan

Wing Ming Chan 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: 20190223111
    Abstract: A method for operating a communication system and a communication system includes the steps of: powering a plurality of base stations each operating in at least a sleep mode and an active mode, wherein the base station operates in the sleep mode with less power consumption than in the active mode; analyzing an overall power consumption for powering the plurality of base stations with respect to a quality of service of the communication system; and a switching at least one of the plurality of base stations to operate between the sleep mode and the active mode based on a result associated with the overall power consumption and/or the quality of service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Wing Ming Eric Wong, Jingjin Timothy Wu, Yin Chi Chan, Moshe Zukerman
  • Publication number: 20190206550
    Abstract: A method for managing admission of patients into one of a plurality of intensive care units in a hospital network includes classifying a patient arriving at a first intensive care unit as one of an external emergency patient, an internal emergency patient, and an elective patient; and determining whether to admit the patient to the intensive care units in the hospital network based on the classification. An external emergency patient is admitted to the first intensive care unit if a vacancy in the first intensive care unit is above a first threshold. An internal emergency patient is admitted to the first intensive care unit if the first intensive care unit has vacancy. An elective patient is admitted to the first intensive care unit if a vacancy in the first intensive care unit is above a second threshold. The first and second thresholds are independent of patient classification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Wing Ming Eric Wong, Yin Chi Chan, Gavin Joynt, Moshe Zukerman
  • Patent number: 9239930
    Abstract: A method for setting permissions for a group of users of a computer system. The method includes receiving data that defines a role for a first group of users, the role including one or more permissions each defining a permitted activity of the first group of users with respect to data of users in a second group of users, and setting the one or more permissions based on the defined role.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: SuccessFactors, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Littlefield, Jessica P. Yang, Edward E. Yip, Kim Man Chan, Edward Lu, Brigitte Wing-Ming Chan
  • Publication number: 20120240193
    Abstract: A method for setting permissions for a group of users of a computer system. The method includes receiving data that defines a role for a first group of users, the role including one or more permissions each defining a permitted activity of the first group of users with respect to data of users in a second group of users, and setting the one or more permissions based on the defined role.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Inventors: Paul LITTLEFIELD, Jessica P. Yang, Edward E. Yip, Kim Man Chan, Edward Lu, Brigitte Wing-Ming Chan
  • Patent number: 5771344
    Abstract: First and second data processing systems located at first and second sites are configured with the first data processing system having a primary memory unit at the first site and a mirror memory unit at the second site with the first and second sites coupled by a single-mode optical fiber. Fiber optic switches at the first and second sites can be reconfigured to coupled the mirror disc to the second data processing system with minimal delay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 23, 1998
    Assignee: Tandem Computers Incorporated
    Inventors: Wing Ming Chan, Wouter Senf, Timothy C. K. Chou, Mark H. Roettgering, Nusret Yurutucu, Craig F. Adams