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Knowledge Representation And Reasoning Technique

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Predictive pre-launch for applications
12/18/14 - 20140372356 - Systems and methods of pre-launching applications in a computer system, said applications being likely to be activated by a user from a terminated and/or suspended process state, are disclosed. The pre-launching of an application may be based on the assessed probability of the application being activated—as well as the level...

Methods for predicting age-or developmental stage-appropriate foods for children
12/18/14 - 20140372357 - The present disclosure provides methods for classifying food products and predicting appropriate ages and/or developmental stages that children should be provided with certain food products. In an embodiment, the methods include mathematical models that use the measurements of key texture attributes to predict the minimum age and/or developmental stage of...

Inferring user profile attributes from social information
12/18/14 - 20140372358 - User profile information for a user of a social networking system is inferred based on information about user profile of the user's connections in the social networking system. The inferred user profile attributes may include age, gender, education, affiliations, location, and the like. To infer a value of a user...

Range class estimation for radio frequency devices
12/04/14 - 20140358835 - Implementations are disclosed for obtaining a range state of a device operating in an indoor environment with radio frequency (RF) signal sources. In some implementations, windowed signal measurements obtained from RF signals transmitted by an RF signal source are classified into range classes that are defined by threshold values obtained...

System and method for providing recommendations with a location-based service
12/04/14 - 20140358836 - A mobile application is provided that provides intelligent recommendations based on the knowledge of where the user has been, and what venues the user would like to visit. Further, such an application may be capable of determining where people in a user's social network have been and what venue locations...

Method and device for post-adaption of a data-based function model
11/27/14 - 20140351193 - and modifying the training data and/or the additive fault model so that function values of the data-based function model remain within a predefined adaption range....

Method and apparatus to forecast resource pool exhaustion
11/27/14 - 20140351194 - Method and Apparatus for rapid scalable unified infrastructure system management platform are disclosed by discovery of compute nodes, network components across data centers, both public and private for a user; assessment of type, capability, VLAN, security, virtualization configuration of the discovered unified infrastructure nodes and components; configuration of nodes and...

Techniques for estimating, measuring, monitoring or forecasting information quality, technical uncertainty, engineering effort and/or productivity
11/20/14 - 20140344204 - Embodiments disclosed herein include systems, methods, and apparatuses for managing requirements for an existing or proposed objective system. An information system in accordance with one embodiment includes one or more processors and storage coupled to the one or more processors. The storage is configured to represent requirements data, including one...

Scalable spatiotemporal clustering of heterogeneous events
11/13/14 - 20140337264 - One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for clustering heterogeneous events. During operation, the system finds a partition of events into clusters such that each cluster includes a set of events. In addition, the system estimates probability distributions for various properties of events associated with each cluster. The...

Controllability checking systems and methods
11/13/14 - 20140337265 - An intelligent controllability check process can intelligently examine if enumeration of some possible values for a set of control signal inputs can be avoided (e.g., resulting in less than all possible values being enumerated, etc.). A modified intelligent QBF controllability check can be utilized, including a modified intelligent QBF solver....

Rapid development of virtual personal assistant applications
11/13/14 - 20140337266 - A platform for developing a virtual personal assistant (“VPA”) application includes an ontology that defines a computerized structure for representing knowledge relating to one or more domains. A domain may refer to a category of information and/or activities in relation to which the VPA application may engage in a conversational...

Geographic coordinates based social network
11/13/14 - 20140337267 - Embodiments relate to methods, apparatuses, and media configured to identify user characteristics based at least in part on the user's association with geographic coordinates or ranges defining locations or areas of Earth's surface. Recommendations may then be provided to the user based at least in part on the identified user...

Systems and methods for improved security and precision in executing analytics using sdks
11/13/14 - 20140337268 - This disclosure generally relates to computer-implemented analytics, and more particularly to systems and methods for improved security and precision in executing analytics using SDKs. In one embodiment, an analytics system is disclosed, comprising: a processor; and a memory device operatively connected to the processor and storing processor-executable instructions for: receiving...

Scalable, memory-efficient machine learning and prediction for ensembles of decision trees for homogeneous and heterogeneous datasets
11/13/14 - 20140337269 - Optimization of machine intelligence utilizes a systemic process through a plurality of computer architecture manipulation techniques that take unique advantage of efficiencies therein to minimize clock cycles and memory usage. The present invention is an application of machine intelligence which overcomes speed and memory issues in learning ensembles of decision...

Electrophysiological detection systems and methods
11/13/14 - 20140337270 - A system in accordance with an embodiment of the present disclosure comprises at least two electrodes communicatively coupled to a bio-organism. The system further comprises a data acquisition device coupled to the electrodes for receiving analog signals indicative of voltage potential differences in the bio-organism. In addition, the system comprises...

Battery drain analysis and prediction for wireless devices
11/06/14 - 20140330764 - Technologies for wireless device battery analysis and prediction are disclosed. A described technology includes extracting first attributes associated with first applications; collecting data samples from wireless devices that are configured to execute one or more of the first applications, each of the data samples including (i) one or more application...

Emotional intelligence engine for systems
10/30/14 - 20140324749 - There is disclosed a system and method for adapting digital content to a user's emotional state. In an embodiment, the system comprises: one or more sensors for capturing physiological data to monitor the emotional response of a user to stimulus in their environment; an emotional intelligence engine for determining the...

Ontological concept expansion
10/30/14 - 20140324750 - In one embodiment, prior to similarity measure computation, concept expansion based on disjunctive normal form (DNF) decomposition and non-conventional reasoning is applied to an original ontology to generate an expanded ontology having the original concepts plus one or more pseudo concepts. As a result, the similarity measure computation can produce...

Generalized contextual intelligence platform
10/30/14 - 20140324751 - One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for providing user information to a recommender. During operation, the system receives, from the recommender, a registration for notification of changes to a context graph. The context graph includes information about user behavior and/or user interests. Next, the system receives, from...

Data analysis computer system and method for fast discovery of multiple markov boundaries
10/30/14 - 20140324752 - Methods for discovery of a Markov boundary from data constitute one of the most important recent developments in pattern recognition and applied data analysis and modeling, primarily because they offer a principled solution to the variable/feature selection problem and give insight about local causal structure. Even though there is always...

Method and apparatus for determining an invocation input
10/23/14 - 20140317036 - A method comprising determining to provide a notification to a user, the notification being associated with notification content, determining a cognitive load associated with the notification content, and determining an invocation input associated with the notification based, at least in part on the cognitive load is disclosed....

Distributed collaborative environment definition system and method
10/23/14 - 20140317037 - Disclosed is a system and method for generating a reusable virtual environment item to be integrated into a visual computer simulation wherein the reusable virtual environment item is generated using data gathered from a plurality of developers, wherein the system comprises a centralized knowledge management module, a plurality of distributed...

Predictive and descriptive analysis on relations graphs with heterogeneous entities
10/23/14 - 20140317038 - A method provides a random walk model with heterogeneous graphs to leverage multiple source data and accomplish prediction tasks. The system and method components include: 1) A heterogeneous graph formulation including heterogeneous instances of abstract objects as graph nodes and multiple relations as edges connecting those nodes. The different types...

Systems, methods, and devices utilizing cumulative sleep data to predict the health of an individual
10/23/14 - 20140317039 - The methods and systems described herein may involve determining at least one lifeotype of at least one individual, analyzing the at least one lifeotype, and delivering content to at least one individual based on the analysis. The methods and systems described herein may involve providing a game, determining at least...

Event analyzer and computer-readable storage medium
10/23/14 - 20140317040 - An event analyzer includes an event log collection module configured to collect an event log, an event log storage module configured to convert the event log into an event matrix and to store the event matrix, an event occurrence-order determination module configured to determine occurrence-order of device events based on...

Cloud-based diagnostics and remediation
10/16/14 - 20140310222 - Troubleshooting a technical problem on a user device using a network-based remediation platform. Receiving problem statements relating to technical problems associated with a user device, activating a domain of cases, assigning a score for the cases based on a scoring algorithm, and determining one or more remediation actions to suggest...

Systems and methods making recommendations based on data from wearable devices
10/16/14 - 20140310223 - The methods and systems described herein may involve determining at least one lifeotype of at least one individual, analyzing the at least one lifeotype, and delivering content to at least one individual based on the analysis. The methods and systems described herein may involve providing a game, determining at least...

Predicting temperature response
10/16/14 - 20140310224 - After the temperature response to a single period of heating (SAR segment) is determined, temperature increases for an arbitrary timecourse of heating is determined based upon a convolution of the temperature response curve for a sequence of different SAR segments....

Navigating through geolocated imagery spanning space and time
10/02/14 - 20140297575 - Systems and methods of the present disclosure provide techniques for providing user-specified ways of navigating through real-world three-dimensional geographic imagery that spans space and time. An exemplary method includes identifying a plurality of images depicting a geographic location at street level. The images are captured at the geographic location over...

System and method for detecting duplication in data feeds
10/02/14 - 20140297576 - A system and method for filtering data sources is provided. Data corresponding to an entity listing is received from a set of data sources including one or more primary data sources and at least one secondary data source. The received data is grouped based attributes of the entity listing. Common...

Identifying categorized misplacement
10/02/14 - 20140297577 - The present disclosure provides methods and devices for identifying category misplacement. In one embodiment, an example device obtains a word frequency of each respective word in a product title under a current category, calculates an overall word frequency of the product title under the current category based on the word...

Processing a technical system
10/02/14 - 20140297578 - A method for processing a technical system is provided to predict a technical system's state and/or to provide a diagnosis of the technical system or at least one of its components. The prediction is determined based on a model-based complex event processing (CEP) approach using declarative models. This facilitates considering...

Automated generation of new work products and work plans
09/25/14 - 20140289180 - An apparatus comprises a memory and a processor device operatively coupled to the memory. The processor device is configured to select one or more constituents and one or more classes of work products, analyze one or more existing work products to identify constituents frequently combined with the selected constituents and...

Knowledge reasoning method of boolean satisfiability (sat)
09/25/14 - 20140289181 - Disclosed is a knowledge reasoning method for solving Boolean Satisfiability problems. This method is one of the applications of the method disclosed in the US patent “Knowledge Acquisition and Retrieval Apparatus and Method” (U.S. Pat. No. 6,611,841). Disclosed method applies learning function to access iterative set relations among variables, literals,...

Method and system for recommending crowdsourcing platforms
09/18/14 - 20140279780 - A method and system for recommending one or more crowdsourcing platforms from a plurality of crowdsourcing platforms to a requester is disclosed. The method includes receiving values corresponding to one or more parameters of one or more tasks from the requester. In response to the received values recommending the one...

Method and system for recording recommended content using clustering
09/18/14 - 20140279781 - A method and system for storing push content includes a user device having a memory and a viewer tracking module generating a viewed content history for content corresponding to viewed content at the user device. A recommendation recording module compares the viewed content history and push content and stores at...

Social network-influenced interest detection
09/18/14 - 20140279782 - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selecting users that are connected to a particular user; accessing, for each of the selected users, an interest score of the selected user that reflects the selected user's predicted interest in the particular topic, or interest...

Evaluation of predictions in the absence of a known ground truth
09/18/14 - 20140279783 - Disclosed is a novel system, and method to evaluate a prediction of a possibly unknown outcome out of a plurality of predictions of that outcome. The method begins with accessing a particular prediction of an outcome out of a plurality of predictions of that outcome in which the outcome may...

Partial predictive modeling
09/18/14 - 20140279784 - A computerized method disclosed herein for analyzing data based on multiple disparate datasets generates a unified predictive model based on a unified dataset, wherein the unified dataset includes data from the multiple disparate datasets. The unified predictive model is partitioned into a number of partial predictive models. A number partial...

Methods, systems, and apparatus for predicting characteristics of a user
09/18/14 - 20140279785 - Methods, systems, and apparatus for predicting the characteristics of a user are described. A model based on a conditional multivariate normal distribution and social relationship information between the selected user and each of one or more other users are obtained. One or more characteristics of the selected user are determined...

Application-controlled granularity for power-efficient classification
09/18/14 - 20140279786 - Systems and methods for providing application-controlled, power-efficient context (state) classification are described herein. An apparatus for performing context classification with adjustable granularity as described herein includes a classifier controller configured to receive a request for a context classification and a granularity input associated with the request; and a context classifier...

Systems and methods for an adaptive application recommender
09/18/14 - 20140279787 - With the growing number of downloaded applications on devices, especially on ones with limited screen real estate, users need a quick and pain-free way to locate applications. In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present invention, a system and methods are provided for generating an application selection recommendation....

Predictive system for designing enterprise applications
09/18/14 - 20140279788 - Predictive systems for designing enterprise applications include memory structures that output predictions to a user. The predictive system may include an HTM structure that comprises a tree-shaped hierarchy of memory nodes, wherein each memory node has a learning and memory function, and is hierarchical in space and time that allows...

Predicting an identity of a person based on an activity history
09/18/14 - 20140279789 - Systems and methods for predicting an identity of a person are provided. In some aspects, a list of subject activities accessed by a subject person is received. For each of a plurality of stored persons, a stored list of activities accessed with by the stored person is accessed in one...

Context aware localization, mapping, and tracking
09/18/14 - 20140279790 - Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems infer a context of a user or device. A computer vision parameter is configured according to the inferred context. Performing a computer vision task, in accordance with the configured computer vision parameter. The computer vision task may by at least one of: a visual mapping...

Evaluation of predictions in the absence of a known ground truth
09/18/14 - 20140279791 - Disclosed is a novel system, and method to evaluate a prediction of a possibly unknown outcome out of a plurality of predictions of that outcome. The method begins with accessing a particular prediction of an outcome out of a plurality of predictions of that outcome in which the outcome may...

Method and system for making customized formulations for individuals
09/18/14 - 20140279792 - The one or more embodiments disclosed herein provide a method for automatically assembling multiple compounds into a single edible custom composition, in which each compound is individually customized to proportions formulated from a profile of an individual or group. The single custom mixture can contain a plurality of compounds including...

Systems and methods for providing relevant pathways through linked information
09/18/14 - 20140279793 - Systems and methods for predicting and monetizing information pathways. An indication is received that a user has visited a webpage and, based on information associated with the visit, a predictive model is used to predict a plurality of webpages that are likely to be visited by the user. The user...

Data analysis computer system and method for organizing, presenting, and optimizing predictive modeling
09/18/14 - 20140279794 - Predictive modeling is an important class of data analytics with applications in numerous fields. Once a predictive model is built, validated, and applied on a set of objects, by a data analytics system (or even by manual modeling), consumers of the model information need assistance to navigate through the results....

Facility state monitoring method and device for same
09/18/14 - 20140279795 - In case-based anomaly indication detection in a facility, there are problems such as error generation due to insufficient learning data or execution difficulty due to increased memory capacity and calculation time when the learning data period has been increased to obtain the learning data sufficiently. Provided is a method for...

Programmable device, hierarchical parallel machines, and methods for providing state information
09/18/14 - 20140279796 - Programmable devices, hierarchical parallel machines and methods for providing state information are described. In one such programmable device, programmable elements are provided. The programmable elements are configured to implement one or more finite state machines. The programmable elements are configured to receive an N-digit input and provide a M-digit output...

Generating a geofence via an analysis of a gps fix utilization distribution
09/11/14 - 20140258201 - Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed herein that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more operations or techniques for generating a geofence via an analysis of a GPS fix utilization distribution, such as for use in or with a...

Signal prediction from sampling on geometric sequences
09/11/14 - 20140258202 - A method and system are described that can predict the future value of a positive signal from prior measured values of the signal. The signal is measured at a prior baseline time, and at times incrementally beyond the baseline time. The post-baseline time increments comprise sets of geometric sequences. The...

Inner passage relevancy layer for large intake cases in a deep question answering system
09/11/14 - 20140258203 - System, computer-implemented method, and computer program product to receive a case by a deep question answering system, identify a policy relevant in generating a response to the case, the policy containing a set of criteria used in generating the response to the case, produce, by a first annotator, of a...

Inferring attribute and item preferences
09/11/14 - 20140258204 - User-preference datapoints are collected. At least some of these datapoints are associated with user-preference information about an item (e.g., a movie), and some of these datapoints are associated with user-preference information about an attribute (e.g., a movie genre or an actor). A profile of the user is created based, at...

Inner passage relevancy layer for large intake cases in a deep question answering system
09/11/14 - 20140258205 - System, computer-implemented method, and computer program product to receive a case by a deep question answering system, identify a policy relevant in generating a response to the case, the policy containing a set of criteria used in generating the response to the case, produce, by a first annotator, of a...

Method and program structure for machine learning
09/11/14 - 20140258206 - A method provides program structures for constructing a program that is learned over training data. In one example, two specific program structures are provided in which the first program structure transforms each vector in an input tuple of vectors to provide an output tuple of vectors, and the second program...

Correlating data from multiple business processes to a business process scenario
09/04/14 - 20140250040 - The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer-implemented methods for providing process intelligence by correlating events from multiple business process systems to a single business scenario using configurable correlation strategies. An example method includes identifying a raw event associated with a sending business process and a receiving business process, identifying...

Distributed factor graph system
09/04/14 - 20140250041 - In a data processing system, a method for implementing a factor graph having variable nodes and function nodes connected to each other by edges includes implementing a first function node and a on a first computer system, the first computer system being in network communication with a second computer system;...

System and method for improving the flight safety
09/04/14 - 20140250042 - The present invention relates to a system for improving the flight safety, comprising: a prediction component which predicts behaviors of an aircraft; and an indication component which indicates adjustment of an operation of the aircraft to reduce the possibility of occurrence of abnormal flying behaviors....

Method and system for maintaining cognitive abilities
09/04/14 - 20140250043 - A method and system for maintaining and improving cognitive abilities and functioning includes one or more modules that provide exercises and activities for exercising cognitive skill and provide an environment that promotes treatment adherence and emotional well being. The exercises and activities can be customized using content that is selected...

Data structure and method for performing mishap risk of a system
08/28/14 - 20140244559 - A computer-implemented method is provided for performing mishap risk assessment within a system. The method includes providing a first set of data including risk information associated with at least one hazard within the system, correlating all input first set of data with a second set of data defined as a...

Engagement and experience based ranking
08/28/14 - 20140244560 - A method, computer program product, and computer system for identifying, by one or more computing devices, online posts authored by a user. The online posts are clustered according to one or more topics of the online posts authored by the user. Inputs associated with the online posts authored by the...

Providing recommendations to members of a social network
08/28/14 - 20140244561 - Systems and methods for providing career recommendations to a member of a social network are described. In some example embodiments, the systems and methods receive input associated with a professional or aspirational goal from a member of a social network, determine a recommendation based on information stored by the social...

Systems and methods for providing recommendations based on collaborative and/or content-based nodal interrelationships
08/28/14 - 20140244562 - In selected embodiments a recommendation generator builds a network of interrelationships between venues, reviewers and users based on their attributes and reviewer and user reviews of the venues. Each interrelationship or link may be positive or negative and may accumulate with other links (or anti-links) to provide nodal links the...

Operation information prediction computer, operation information prediction method and program
08/28/14 - 20140244563 - An operation information prediction computer collects operation information from the at least one apparatus, and predicts future operation information on the at least one apparatus based on the collected operation information. The operation information prediction computer collects, from the at least one apparatus, state information including the operation information and...

Inferring connectivity in the presence of conflicting network data
08/21/14 - 20140236878 - The connectivity information provided by a variety of inference engines is integrated to provide a set of inferred links within a network. A consolidation is performed among inference engines that operate at a base level of connectivity detail to create a model of the network at this base level. The...

Systems and methods for contextual recommendations
08/21/14 - 20140236879 - A method and a system for making contextual recommendations to users on a network-based system. For example, activity associated with a user interacting with a network-based system is tracked. Based, at least in part, on the tracked user activity on the network-based system, a recommendation relationship type is selected. The...

Method and system for recommending tasks to crowdworker
08/14/14 - 20140229413 - A method and system for recommending one or more tasks from a plurality of crowdsourcing tasks to a crowdworker is disclosed. The method includes identifying one or more categories for the plurality of tasks on the plurality of crowdsourcing platforms. In response to the identifying, determining, at a login time,...

Systems and methods for detecting anomalies
08/14/14 - 20140229414 - Apparatus and method for detecting anomalies in a computer system are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, multiple probes are executed on an evolving data set. Each probe may return a result. Property values are then derived from a respective result returned by a corresponding probe. Surprise scores corresponding to the...

Computing system with multi-class classifiers mechanism and method of operation thereof
08/14/14 - 20140229415 - A computing system includes: a first communication unit configured to receive a feature within a data object; and a control unit, coupled to the first communication unit, configured to: calculate a feature weight of the feature for each classes, generate a model vector for each of the classes based on...

Electronic apparatus and method of recommending contents to members of a social network
08/14/14 - 20140229416 - An electronic apparatus and a method of recommending content are provided. The method of recommending content of an electronic apparatus includes determining recommendation subjects for a content based on preference information of social network members in response to a preset command being input while the content is being provided, displaying...

Methods for and apparatus for providing advice based upon total personal values
08/14/14 - 20140229417 - The present invention provides methods and apparatus for associating Products with Emotional Qualifiers and Decision Makers with Emotional Motivators. The associations may then be used to provide advice on a decision to Decision or other decision....

Systems and methods for designing experiments
08/14/14 - 20140229418 - Methods and systems for designing an experiment using a computer to determine whether the experiment is a true experiment are described. These approaches allow a user who is unsophisticated in the complexities of true experimental design to design and deploy an experiment that produces substantially confound-free results and can be...