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Accounting for indoor-outdoor transitions during position determination

03/17/16 - 20160080911 - A determination of whether a mobile computing device is indoors or outdoors can incorporate any of a variety of factors to make an efficient and accurate determination of indoor-outdoor status. Such a status can be useful for use in conjunction with positioning services. Features such as bounding boxes, activity determination,
Inventors: Jonathan Kay, Chih-wei Wang, Priyanka B. Vegesna, Jyh-han Lin, Hiep Khuu, Cristina Del Amo Casado, David Hoover, Stephen P. Diacetis, Fernando Gonzalez

Inferring positions with content item matching

01/28/16 - 20160029170 - Embodiments infer position information using captured content items. A computing device such as a mobile computing or a cloud service analyzes one or more content items to generate information describing the content items. For content items that include photographs, for example, the photographs are processed to identify faces, objects, places,
Inventors: Stephen P. Diacetis, Jyh-han Lin

Adaptive position determination

11/12/15 - 20150327022 - A system and method for calculating a position in response to a position request. Observed beacon data associated with the request is used to select a calculation method based on available data for a venue and device capabilities. If sufficient venue data based on previously verified beacon positions is available,
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chih-wei Wang, Stephen P. Diacetis

Location error radius determination

11/12/15 - 20150323646 - A system and method determining an error radius reflecting the accuracy of a calculated position of a processing device is provided. A data structure includes an error radius mapped to a scaled geographic area or “tile” comprising an area in which a calculated position may be determined. The data structure
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin

Receiver gain offset

10/08/15 - 20150285895 - The description relates to receiver gain offset. One example can obtain data sensed by a mobile device at a position. The example can evaluate the sensed data and survey data to identify a venue proximate to the position. The survey data of the venue can be organized into regions and
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chih-wei Wang, Stephen P. Diacetis

Determining proximity to a venue

08/27/15 - 20150245180 - The description relates to mobile device location. One example can access stored survey data relating to a venue. The stored survey data can include internal data from inside the venue and external data from outside the venue. The example can obtain current sensing data at a location proximate to the
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chih-wei Wang, Stephen P. Diacetis

Web page rendering on wireless devices

06/18/15 - 20150169509 - A method and apparatus is described for rendering web pages by a wireless device in order to reduce an amount of data transmitted over-the-air to the wireless device. In one embodiment, a method is performed by a server, comprising receiving a markup language document from a web server via a
Inventors: Aravind Seshadri, Anand Muthurajan, Jyh-han Lin, Ke-cheng Huang, Patrick Plaisted, Rui Liang

Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information

07/24/14 - 20140206387 - Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information. A location request scheduler coordinates the subscriptions temporally and spatially to reduce the quantity of the requests
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chester Overstead Murphy, Gang Zhao, Karon A. Weber, Katrika Morris

Sensor data collection

06/19/14 - 20140172297 - Example apparatus and methods concern rigorous survey-plan based sensor data collection where physical survey locations are correlated to logical locations rather than being tightly coupled to physical map locations. An embodiment includes accessing a venue map and a survey plan associated with the venue map. A survey plan includes a
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chih-wei Wang, Steve Diacetis

Social event recommendation system

05/08/14 - 20140129505 - A system for recommending social events includes a front-end interface for establishing communication over a communications network and a user database module for accessing a plurality of user profiles. An activities database module is provided for accessing a plurality of activities that users may attend. The system also includes a
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Adam Dyba, Qiang Wu

Filtering and clustering crowd-sourced data for determining beacon positions

02/27/14 - 20140057651 - Embodiments analyze crowd-sourced data to identify a moved or moving beacon. The crowd-sourced data involving a particular beacon is filtered based on a cluster start time associated with the beacon. A clustering analysis groups the filtered crowd-sourced data for the beacon into a plurality of clusters based on spatial distance.
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Sindhura Bandhakavi, Pradipta Kumar Basu

Network latency estimation for mobile devices

02/06/14 - 20140040467 - Embodiments calculate an estimated latency between computing devices. A latency service aggregates latency records defining latency measurements and corresponding latency factors from a plurality of computing devices. From the aggregated latency records, the latency service defines relationships between the latency measurements and the corresponding latency factors. Responsive to a request
Inventors: Sharad Agarwal, Jyh-han Lin, Weili Liu

Identifying geospatial patterns from device data

02/06/14 - 20140040179 - Determining geospatial patterns from device data collected from a plurality of computing devices. The devices represent, for example, a plurality of sources providing the device data. The device data describes the computing devices and/or environments thereof. Some embodiments present the determined patterns to users for editing, update maps with the
Inventors: Shai Herzog, Jyh-han Lin, Miller Thomas Abel, Moe Khosravy, Katrika Morris, Karon A. Weber, James Kai Yu Lau

Location determination using generalized fingerprinting

02/06/14 - 20140040175 - An RF fingerprinting methodology is generalized to include non-RF related factors. For each fingerprinted tile, there is an associated distance function between two fingerprints (the training fingerprint and the test fingerprint) from within that tile which may be a linear or non-linear combination of the deltas between multiple factors of
Inventors: Arjun Sundararajan, Jyh-han Lin

Adaptive energy-efficient location determination

01/09/14 - 20140011517 - Managing use of a location sensor on a computing device for energy efficiency. The location sensor is briefly initialized to measure the signal quality. The measured signal quality is compared to pre-defined signal criteria values. The signal criteria values correspond to acceptable energy consumption, for example. If the signal criteria
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Gang Zhao, Timothy David Sharpe

Correcting device error radius estimates in positioning systems

12/26/13 - 20130342401 - Embodiments adjust device error radiuses associated with inferred device positions produced by positioning systems. Inferred beacon positions and associated beacon radiuses are accessed for beacons in a beacon fingerprint from an observing computing device. The beacon radiuses are associated with a pre-defined confidence level (e.g., an in-circle percentage). A Kalman
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Yong Song, Stephen P. Diacetis, Julia Maureen Letchner

Inferring positions with content item matching

06/06/13 - 20130143603 - Embodiments infer position information using captured content items. A computing device such as a mobile computing or a cloud service analyzes one or more content items to generate information describing the content items. For content items that include photographs, for example, the photographs are processed to identify faces, objects, places,
Inventors: Stephen P. Diacetis, Jyh-han Lin

Data selection and sharing between a vehicle and a user device

05/16/13 - 20130124006 - Embodiments enhance the functionality of a vehicle, a user device, or both by the selection and sharing of data. Upon detection of each other, the vehicle device and the user device obtain and share data. The data may be associated with the user, the user computing device, and/or the vehicle
Inventors: Anoop Anantha, Jyh-han Lin

Data driven composite location system using modeling and inference methods

05/09/13 - 20130116965 - Embodiments respond to a position inference request from a computing device to determine a location of a computing device. The position inference request received from the computing device identifies a set of beacons observed by the computing device. A geographic area is estimated in which the computing device is located
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Gursharan Singh Sidhu, Sindhura Bandhakavi, Pradipta Kumar Basu

Location determination based on weighted received signal strengths

01/24/13 - 20130023282 - Training datasets and test datasets consisting of observations (i.e., RSS measurements) partitioned per a mapping tile system are used to evaluate possible RSS weighting functions for each such tile. The observations from the training dataset are used to determine an optimal weighting function based on the training dataset that minimizes
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Pradipta Kumar Basu

Location determination using generalized fingerprinting

01/17/13 - 20130018826 - An RF fingerprinting methodology is generalized to include non-RF related factors. For each fingerprinted tile, there is an associated distance function between two fingerprints (the training fingerprint and the test fingerprint) from within that tile which may be a linear or non-linear combination of the deltas between multiple factors of
Inventors: Arjun Sundararajan, Jyh-han Lin

Comparison of modeling and inference methods at multiple spatial resolutions

11/29/12 - 20120303556 - Embodiments provide a position service experimentation system to enable comparison of modeling and inference methods as well as characterization of input datasets for correspondence to output analytics. Crowd-sourced positioned observations are divided into a training dataset and a test dataset. A beacons model is generated based on the training dataset,
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Gursharan Singh Sidhu, Sindhura Bandhakavi, Weili Liu

Modeling and location inference based on ordered beacon sets

11/15/12 - 20120286997 - Embodiments order observed beacons based on relative signal strength to create a correspondence between beacon sets and positions. A computing device such as a mobile device provides a positioned observation including a plurality of observed beacons and a position of the mobile device during observation. The observed beacons are ordered
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Pradipta Kumar Basu

Clustering crowd-sourced data to identify event beacons

07/19/12 - 20120185458 - Embodiments for identifying event beacons are provided. Position observations for a beacon are grouped into a plurality of clusters based at least on spatial distance. A location of each cluster is compared to event locations corresponding to events. Based on the comparison, the beacon is associated with the event, and
Inventors: Weili Liu, Sindhura Bandhakavi, Jyh-han Lin

Filtering and clustering crowd-sourced data for determining beacon positions

07/19/12 - 20120184292 - Embodiments analyze crowd-sourced data to identify a moved or moving beacon. The crowd-sourced data involving a particular beacon is filtered based on a cluster start time associated with the beacon. A clustering analysis groups the filtered crowd-sourced data for the beacon into a plurality of clusters based on spatial distance.
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Sindhura Bandhakavi, Pradipta Kumar Basu

Network latency estimation for mobile devices

05/24/12 - 20120131129 - Embodiments calculate an estimated latency between computing devices. A latency service aggregates latency records defining latency measurements and corresponding latency factors from a plurality of computing devices. From the aggregated latency records, the latency service defines relationships between the latency measurements and the corresponding latency factors. Responsive to a request
Inventors: Sharad Agarwal, Jyh-han Lin, Weili Liu

Adaptive energy-efficient location determination

10/27/11 - 20110264940 - Managing use of a location sensor on a computing device for energy efficiency. The location sensor is briefly initialized to measure the signal quality. The measured signal quality is compared to pre-defined signal criteria values. The signal criteria values correspond to acceptable energy consumption, for example. If the signal criteria
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Gang Zhao, Timothy David Sharpe

Dynamic connection management on mobile peer devices

10/27/11 - 20110264812 - Dynamically evaluating candidate connections as alternatives to an active connection between a first computing device and a second computing device. The first computing device transitions to one of the candidate connections to replace the active connection based on the evaluation. The evaluation and transition occurs based on time intervals, events,
Inventors: Joel Robert Bergman, Jyh-han Lin, Fadi Al Sayed Hassan, Pavani Haridasyam, Ryan Bane

Selecting beacons for location inference

09/22/11 - 20110227791 - Location inference using selected beacons. Data is received representing a set of beacons observed by a computing device. The beacons are located within a first geographic area. A subset (e.g., a clique) of the beacons is selected based on a coverage area of each of the beacons, where each of
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Lon-chan Chu, Aravind Krishnamachari Seshadri, Prasanta Ghosal, Christopher Russell Rice, Anup Kashinath Pachlag

Cuckoo hashing to store beacon reference data

09/22/11 - 20110227790 - Storing and retrieving beacon reference data in a truncated cuckoo hash table. Checksums of beacon identifiers associated with beacons are used to retrieve beacon reference data describing locations of the beacons in a hash table. The data is stored in one or more hash tables by cuckoo hashing to eliminate
Inventors: Jin Li, Jyh-han Lin, Aravind Krishnamachari Seshadri

Inferring beacon positions based on spatial relationships

08/25/11 - 20110205125 - Estimating positions of beacons based on spatial relationships among neighboring beacons. Beacon reference data defining positions of beacons is stored from beacon fingerprints observed by devices (e.g., enabled with global positioning system receivers). For a received beacon fingerprint having at least one beacon for which the beacon reference data is
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, John Charles Krumm, Arjun Sundararajan

Targeted data collection for positioning systems

08/04/11 - 20110191052 - Selecting devices from which to receive data for adjusting the performance of a positioning system. The positioning system infers the location of the devices based on beacons observed by the devices. The performance of the positioning system is compared to performance targets. One or more of the devices are selected
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Francis X. Dougherty

Identifying geospatial patterns from device data

06/02/11 - 20110131172 - Determining geospatial patterns from device data collected from a plurality of computing devices. The devices represent, for example, a plurality of sources providing the device data. The device data describes the computing devices and/or environments thereof. Some embodiments present the determined patterns to users for editing, update maps with the
Inventors: Shai Herzog, Jyh-han Lin, Miller Thomas Abel, Moe Khosravy, Katrika Woodcock, Karon A. Weber, James Kai Yu Lau

Location-based service middleware

04/14/11 - 20110087685 - A middleware system is provided that is situated between the user applications and the various content databases that are to be searched in order to simplify the creation of user applications for mobile devices that use location-based services that employ ontology-based search systems. The middleware system exposes one or more
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Arjun Sundararajan

Tagging content with metadata pre-filtered by context

03/24/11 - 20110072015 - Generate tags for content from metadata pre-filtered based on context. A plurality of data items is accessed. Each of the data items has metadata. A context for a user is determined (e.g., at a moment of content capture). One or more of the data items are selected based on the
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Vanessa Tieh-su Wu

Inferring user-specific location semantics from user data

02/03/11 - 20110029474 - Determining semantics for locations based on user data such as user activities and/or user communications. The user data is captured and analyzed to identify keywords including locations. Location data describing the locations is obtained and associated with the user and keywords. The associations represent user context for the locations. The
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin

Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information

11/18/10 - 20100291950 - Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information. A location request scheduler coordinates the subscriptions temporally and spatially to reduce the quantity of the requests
Inventors: Jyh-han Lin, Chester Overstead Murphy, Gang Zhao, Karon A. Weber, Katrika Woodcock


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