Patents by Inventor Young M. Lee

Young M. Lee 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: 20230393539
    Abstract: A building system including one or more memory devices configured to store instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to receive training data including acronym strings and tag strings, train a sequence to sequence neural network based on the training data, receive an acronym string for labeling, the acronym string comprising a particular plurality of acronyms, and generate a tag string for the acronym string with the sequence to sequence neural network, wherein the sequence to sequence neural network outputs a tag of the tag string for one acronym of the particular plurality of acronyms based on the one acronym and contextual information of the acronym string, wherein the contextual information includes other acronyms of the particular plurality of acronyms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Surajit Borah, Santle Camilus, ZhongYi Jin, Vish Ramamurti, Young M. Lee
  • Patent number: 11816307
    Abstract: A method for configuring a UI (User Interface) displayed on a display of an IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) device is provided. The method includes: (a) in response to acquiring a setting request for the UI, displaying (i) a default UI template list, and (ii) a setting interface through a screen of a user device; (b) allowing (i) a UI configuration management module to generate specific screen configuration defining data, and (ii) an API gateway module to generate each of specific integrated data; and (c) after transmitting the specific screen configuration defining data and the specific integrated data to the IVI device, allowing a client program based on a Web Browser, to thereby (i) display the specific template through the display of the IVI device, and (ii) display each of the specific contents through each of the specific tiles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignees: Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Obigo, Inc.
    Inventors: David M. Kirsch, Jerry Erin Bonnah, Justin Sinaguinan, Young Suk Lee, Seo Young Lee, Dae Hee Ryoo
  • Publication number: 20230359326
    Abstract: A method for configuring a UI (User Interface) displayed on a display of an IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) device is provided. The method includes: (a) in response to acquiring a setting request for the UI, displaying (i) a default UI template list, and (ii) a setting interface through a screen of a user device; (b) allowing (i) a UI configuration management module to generate specific screen configuration defining data, and (ii) an API gateway module to generate each of specific integrated data; and (c) after transmitting the specific screen configuration defining data and the specific integrated data to the IVI device, allowing a client program based on a Web Browser, to thereby (i) display the specific template through the display of the IVI device, and (ii) display each of the specific contents through each of the specific tiles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Inventors: David M. Kirsch, Jerry Erin Bonnah, Justin Sinaguinan, Young Suk Lee, Seo Young Lee, Dae Hee Ryoo
  • Publication number: 20230359157
    Abstract: A model management system for building equipment includes one or more memory devices configured to store instructions that, when executed on one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to determine whether fault data exists in equipment data used to generate a plurality of shutdown prediction models for the building equipment, generate a first performance evaluation value for each of the plurality of shutdown prediction models using a first evaluation technique in response to a determination that the fault data exists in the equipment data, generate a second performance evaluation value for each of the plurality of shutdown prediction models using a second evaluation technique in response to a determination that the fault data does not exist in the equipment data, and select one of the plurality of shutdown prediction models based on the first performance evaluation value and the second performance evaluation value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Inventors: Young M. Lee, Sugumar Murugesan, ZhongYi Jin, Jaume Amores
  • Patent number: 11803743
    Abstract: A building system for training a prediction model with augmented training data. The building system comprising one or more memory devices configured to store instructions thereon that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to obtain a first training data set comprising data values associated with a data point of the building system and with a plurality of time-steps and energy values associated with consumption of the building system at each of the plurality of time-steps; generate an augmented training data set comprising a second training data set, the second training data set comprising the energy values and the data values of the first training data set but with a data value replaced with a predetermined value at a time-step of the plurality of time-steps; and generate a prediction model by training the prediction model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Sugumar Murugesan, Young M. Lee
  • Publication number: 20230315031
    Abstract: A system includes a plurality of devices of building equipment, an additional device of building equipment, and a computing system. The computing system is configured to process data from the plurality of devices to extract common features of the plurality of devices, train a global model based on the common features, obtain additional data from the additional device, adapt the global model for the additional device based on the additional data to obtain an adapted model for the additional device, predict a status of the additional device using the adapted model, and affect an operation of the additional device based on the status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: Johnson Controls Tyco IP Holdings LLP
    Inventors: Santle Camilus Kulandai Samy, Michael J. Risbeck, Young M. Lee, Chenlu Zhang, Zhanhong Jiang
  • Publication number: 20230315032
    Abstract: A method includes automatically selecting a prediction horizon used by the predictive model by performing evaluations of model performance at successively narrower ranges of possible prediction horizons until the prediction horizon is determined based on results of the evaluations. The method may also include using the predictive model with the prediction horizon to perform an automated control action, which may include at least one of controlling or monitoring the building equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: Johnson Controls Tyco IP Holdings LLP
    Inventors: Santle Camilus Kulandai Samy, Young M. Lee, Michael J. Risbeck
  • Publication number: 20230316066
    Abstract: A method includes training a conditional generator by operating a generative adversarial network that includes the conditional generator, generating, by the conditional generator, synthetic timeseries data corresponding to a plurality of fault types, wherein labels for the plurality of fault types are used as inputs to the conditional generator, training a fault prediction model using the synthetic timeseries data, and predicting a fault for building equipment by applying the fault prediction model to real timeseries data relating to the building equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventors: Zhanhong Jiang, Michael J. Risbeck, Young M. Lee, Santle Camilus Kulandai Samy, Chenlu Zhang
  • Publication number: 20230315079
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining a fault prediction model for building equipment, predicting, with the fault prediction model, both (i) whether a fault will occur during a first prediction bin and (ii) whether a fault will occur during a second prediction bin, performing a first mitigating action for the building equipment if the fault is predicted to occur during the first prediction bin, and performing a second mitigating action for the building equipment if the fault is predicted to occur during the second prediction bin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: Johnson Controls Tyco IP Holdings LLP
    Inventors: Michael J. Risbeck, Chenlu Zhang, Zhanhong Jiang, Young M. Lee, Santle Camilus Kulandai Samy, Jaume Amores, Saman Cyrus
  • Patent number: 11769066
    Abstract: A building system including one or more storage devices storing instructions thereon that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to store a data structure of a digital twin of an entity of a building, the data structure storing information associated with at least one of the entity or entities of the building and determine that a trigger rule of the digital twin is triggered by comparing at least some of the information of the data structure against one or more conditions of the trigger rule. The instructions cause the one or more processors to determine an action of an action rule of the digital twin responsive to determining that the trigger rule is triggered by executing the action rule and cause one or more devices to operate based on the action determined by the action rule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Rajiv Ramanasankaran, Young M. Lee
  • Publication number: 20230280064
    Abstract: Systems and methods for executing an IAQ analysis of a building. One system includes a controller including memory and one or more processors configured to obtain IAQ data from one or more sensors within the building, wherein the IAQ data is associated with at least one of a plurality of environment species, obtain BAS data, identify one or more unknown parameters from the IAQ data and BAS data of two or more of the plurality of environment species, estimate the one or more unknown parameters based on inputting the IAQ data and the BAS data into an optimization model, and wherein the optimization model analyzes predicted concentrations of the plurality of environment species subject to the two or more of the plurality of environment species evolving according to a single-species concentration model, and provide the estimated one or more unknown parameters to one or more predictive models.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2023
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Inventors: Michael J. Risbeck, Young M. Lee, Jonathan D. Douglas, Martin Z. Bazant
  • Patent number: 11747776
    Abstract: A fault prediction system for building equipment includes one or more memory devices configured to store instructions that, when executed on one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to receive device data for a plurality of devices of the building equipment, the device data indicating performance of the plurality of devices; generate, based on the received device data, a plurality of prediction models comprising at least one of single device prediction models generated for each of the plurality of devices or cluster prediction models generated for device clusters of the plurality of devices; label each of the plurality of prediction models as an accurately predicting model or an inaccurately predicting model based on a performance of each of the plurality of prediction models; and predict a device fault with each of the plurality of prediction models labeled as an accurately predicting model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Young M. Lee, Sugumar Murugesan, ZhongYi Jin, Jaume Amores, Kelsey Carle Schuster, Steven R. Vitullo, Henan Wang
  • Publication number: 20230250988
    Abstract: Systems and methods for executing an IAQ analysis of a building. One system includes a controller including memory and one or more processors configured to obtain IAQ data from one or more sensors within the building, wherein the IAQ data is associated with at least one of a plurality of environment species, obtain BAS data, identify one or more unknown parameters from the IAQ data and BAS data of two or more of the plurality of environment species, estimate the one or more unknown parameters based on inputting the IAQ data and the BAS data into an optimization model, and wherein the optimization model analyzes predicted concentrations of the plurality of environment species subject to the two or more of the plurality of environment species evolving according to a single-species concentration model, and provide the estimated one or more unknown parameters to one or more predictive models.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2023
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Inventors: Michael J. Risbeck, Young M. Lee, Jonathan D. Douglas, Martin Z. Bazant
  • Patent number: 11719451
    Abstract: A building system for detecting faults in an operation of building equipment. The building system comprising one or more memory devices configured to store instructions thereon that cause the one or more processors to perform a cumulative sum (CUSUM) analysis on actual building data and corresponding predicted building data to obtain cumulative sum values for a first plurality of times within a first time period; analyze cumulative sum values associated with a second plurality of times occurring before the first time to identify a second time of the second plurality of times at which a second cumulative sum value is at a local minimum; and determine that a first fault began at the second time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Jaume Amores Llopis, Young M. Lee, Sugumar Murugesan, Steven R. Vitullo
  • Publication number: 20230236560
    Abstract: A method includes providing a net consumption trajectory comprising net consumption targets for one or more subperiods of a time period. Each net consumption target indicates a target difference from a beginning of a time period to an end of the subperiod between total consumption and total production or offset. The method also includes generating, for a subperiod of the plurality of subperiods, a set of curtailment actions predicted to achieve the net consumption target for the subperiod and implementing the set of curtailment actions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2022
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: YOUNG M. LEE, MICHAEL J. RISBECK, MOHAMMAD N. ELBSAT, MICHAEL J. WENZEL, RAJIV RAMANASANKARAN
  • Patent number: 11693374
    Abstract: A building system including one or more memory devices configured to store instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to receive training data including acronym strings and tag strings, train a sequence to sequence neural network based on the training data, receive an acronym string for labeling, the acronym string comprising a particular plurality of acronyms, and generate a tag string for the acronym string with the sequence to sequence neural network, wherein the sequence to sequence neural network outputs a tag of the tag string for one acronym of the particular plurality of acronyms based on the one acronym and contextual information of the acronym string, wherein the contextual information includes other acronyms of the particular plurality of acronyms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Surajit Borah, Santle Camilus, ZhongYi Jin, Vish Ramamurti, Young M. Lee
  • Publication number: 20230185983
    Abstract: A building system of a building operates to receive an indication to generate a digital twin and identify one or more lower level digital twins that depend from the digital twin based on a hierarchy of digital twins, wherein the digital twin includes one or more first operational capabilities and the one or more lower level digital twins include one or more second operational capabilities. The building system operates to cause the digital twin to inherit the one or more second operational capabilities from the one or more lower level digital twins and execute the digital twin causing the one or more first operational capabilities and the one or more second operational capabilities to be performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: Rajiv Ramanasankaran, Young M. Lee, Dominick James O'Dierno, Brian Scott Otto, Trent Mark Swanson
  • Patent number: 11669794
    Abstract: A building risk analysis system including one or more memory devices storing instructions thereon, that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to receive threats, each of the threats including a location, wherein each of the threats are threats of a particular threat category, determine a number of threats for each of geographic areas based on the location of each of the threats, and generate a distribution based on the number of threats for each of the geographic areas. The instructions further cause the one or more processors to determine a risk score for each of the geographic areas based on one or more characteristics of the distribution and the number of threats for each of the geographic areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: JOHNSON CONTROLS TYCO IP HOLDINGS LLP
    Inventors: Sajjad Pourmohammad, Vish Ramamurti, Young M. Lee
  • Publication number: 20230169221
    Abstract: A method for balancing space utilization in a building. The method includes identifying a first space and a second space of a building; determining, for a plurality of individuals assigned to the first space, (i) first differences between first preferences of the plurality of individuals for a first characteristic of the second space and a first value of the first characteristic, and (ii) second differences between second preferences of the plurality of individuals for a second characteristic of the second space and a second value of the second characteristic; determining a subset of individuals to move from the first space to the second space based on a combination of the first differences and the second differences; and implementing a reassignment of the subset of individuals to the second space or generating, by the one or more processors, a recommendation to reassign the subset of individuals to the second space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Inventor: Young M. Lee
  • Publication number: 20230152757
    Abstract: Systems and methods of managing a building are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving, by a processing circuit, an indication to execute a digital twin, the digital twin including one or more fault detection or diagnostics functions and a virtual representation of a piece of equipment, the virtual representation including one or more entities of a building and relationships between the entities of the building, executing the digital twin based on the virtual representation of the piece of building equipment to generate an indication of a fault or a diagnosis of the fault for the one or more pieces of building equipment, and storing an indication of the fault or a diagnosis of the fault, or a link to the fault or the diagnosis of the fault, in the virtual representation of the piece of equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2022
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Inventors: Young M. Lee, Rajiv Ramanasankaran