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System and Method for Automatic Extraction of Conceptual Graphs

United States Patent US 10,108,604 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: A novel technology from the Institute for Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis will give ITS developers a valuable tool for extracting conceptual graphs using semantic information in the text. more information>>

 

Efficient Forwarding Information Base Caching Systems and Methods

United States Patent US 10,091,105 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention could result in a new hardware implementation for Network Processor Unit and could be used by Internet Service Providers to save operational costs. more information>>

 

Cell Growth Apparatus and Use of Aerogels For Directed Cell Growth

United States Patent US 9,962,468 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention describes a cell growth apparatus, particularly a neuronal printed circuit board apparatus comprising of an aerogel base and a pre-printed cellular growth pattern. The invention is useful for regeneration and precise guidance of cells, particularly nerve cells when used as an implant.

 

Iron Oxide-Gold Core-Shell Nanoparticles and Uses Thereof

United States Patent US 9,952,209 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The method leads to the products of magnetic-optical iron oxide-gold core-shell nanoparticles in sphere, oval, flower, star and pin shapes and absorption wavelength. No current competitive/available alternatives that make this technology applicable in a wide range of areas including energy conversion, catalysis, biological separation, cancer detection, and treatment. more information>>

 

Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication System

United States Patent US 9,912,657 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: A system and methodology for adaptive selection of multiple modalities for authentication in different operating environments, thereby making authentication strategy unpredictable so to significantly reduce the risk of exploitation by authentication-guessing attacks. more information>>

 

System and Method for Evaluating Reading Fluency Using Underlining

United States Patent US 9,786,195 B2 (PDF)

About the invention:  This invention provides a better and more flexible way to layout text, for improved comprehension with less reading time. The invention applies to a new way to provide line breaks in text using the strength of the semantic relation between words in a sentence. more information>>

 

Surveillance and Tracking System and Method

United States Patent US 9,733,351 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This is a compact, wireless, low-cost radar, and sensor mote system that has been developed for the surveillance and tracking of moving targets. more information>>

 

Methods for producing a biodegradable chitosan composition and uses thereof

United States Patent US 9,662.400 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention provides improved methods for generating biodegradable chitosan compositions, as well as therapeutic methods of using such compositions to deliver therapeutic agents. more information>>

 

Detecting Neurochemical or Electrical Signals Within Brain Tissue

United States Patent US 9,603,522

About the invention: This invention relates to methods and materials involved in detecting neurochemical signals, electrophysiological signals, ions, or combinations thereof within brain tissue. For example, methods and materials for using probes to detect neurochemical signals (e.g., neurotransmitter concentrations), electrical signals, or combinations thereof during deep brain stimulation are provided.

 

Wind Generator System With Multiple Turbines

United States Patent US 9,599,092 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention combines of low weight and small size multiple wind turbines that harness wind energy. This results in greater electricity at lower wind speeds. more information>>

 

Surveillance and Tracking System and Method

United States Patent US 9,557,413 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: A compact, wireless, low cost radar and sensor mote system has been developed for the surveillance and tracking of moving targets. more information>>

 

Image processing using cellular simultaneous recurrent network 

United States Patent US 9,552,526 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This technology have value as a component for many imaging, surveillance, and machine vision applications. more information>>

 

Metal Complex Catalysts and Uses Thereof

United States Patent US 9,566,576 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention relates to novel metal complexes that are useful as catalysts in redox reactions (such as, hydrogen (H2) production). In particular, the invention provides novel transition metal (e.g., cobalt (Co) or nickel (Ni)) complexes.

 

Devices and Methods For Forwarding Information Base Aggregation

United States Patent US 9,491,087 B1 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention provides an opportunity for network operators and router vendors to reduce both the operational and hardware costs of upgrading expensive line-card memory by applying our FIB aggregation algorithms on the routers.

 

Spatially-Selective Reflector Structures, Reflector Disks, and Systems and Methods For Use Thereof

United States Patent US 9.297,693 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention provides a spatially-selective reflective structure for the detection of submillimeter electromagnetic waves and systems and methods incorporating spatially-selective reflective structures.

 

Polymer Nanocapsules Entrapping Metal Nanoparticles

United States Patent US 9.248,441 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention involves methods of making and using the metal nanoparticles entrapped or encapsulated in a polymer nanocapsule.

 

Memory Devices, Methods of Storing and Reading Data, single-molecule magnet (SMM) Junctions, and Methods of Preparing Alumina Substrates

United States Patent US 9,183,927

About the invention: The various aspects of the invention provide memory devices, methods of storing and reading data, and silver/molecular-layer/metal single-molecule magnet (SMM) junctions.

 

Methods of Evaluating Semantic Differences, Methods of Identifying Related Sets of Items in Semantic Spaces, and Systems and Computer Program Products For Implementing the Same

United States Patent US 9,158,841 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This process provides a method for evaluating semantic spaces within a unified theoretical framework.

 

Autotaxin Inhibitors

United States Patent US 8,969,590 B1 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention is about classes of compounds that exhibit effective inhibition of autotaxin enzymes that can potentially reduce generation of certain cancers attributable to the presence of naturally occurring autotaxin within the human body.

 

Calibration Method and Device For Remote Location Testing Instruments

United States Patent US 8,969,093 B1 (PDF)

About the invention: These constant calibration methods and apparatuses for analytical devices are located in remote positions in order to allow for reliable and automated measurements of various contaminants within water or other liquid samples. This makes the on-line remote system provide the necessary reliability for a water utility or like entity on which to base any further needed water treatment activities without having to perform such measurements in a distinct lab setting.

 

Spatially-Selective Disks, Submillimeter Imaging Devices, Methods of Submillimeter Imaging, Profiling Scanner, Spectrometry Devices, and Methods of Spectrometry

United States Patent US 8,780,345

About the invention: The invention consists of a spatially selective mask device for submillimeter waves and of the methods used to reconstruct the desired information from measurement made with the help of the device and a single pixel submillimeter wave detector.

 

Systems, Methods, And Computer-Readable Media For Detecting And Predicting A Progression of Retinal Pathologies

United States Patent US 8,632,186 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The aspect of the invention provides a method for training a classification algorithm to detect a retinal pathology.

 

Nanothin Polymer Films With Selective Pores and Method of Use Thereof

United States Patent US 8,519,015 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: A method of preparing nanothin polymer films having uniform and selectively sized pores utilizing pore forming templates. The guided assembly method presented here suggests a new general strategy for the fabrication of nanothin materials with controlled permeability, which provides improvements over the currently existing technology.

 

Spatially-Selective Reflector Structures, Reflector Disks, and Systems and Methods For Use Thereof

United States Patent US 8,508,592 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention provides a spatially-selective reflective structure for the detection of submillimeter electromagnetic waves and systems and methods incorporating spatially-selective reflective structures.

 

Pipemidic Acid Derivative Autotaxin Inhibitors

United States Patent US 8.497,371 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The technology is about optimizing classes of pipemidic acid derivative compounds that exhibit effective inhibition of autotaxin enzymes. As such, these compounds accord an excellent manner of potentially reducing generation of certain cancers attributable to the presence of naturally occurring autotaxin within the human body.

 

Biomaterial Composite Composition And Method of Use

United States Patent US 8.404,256 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: This invention relates to a process that facilitates osteochondral bone remodeling in a subject by inducing regeneration of this bone to a healthy, vascularized state capable of supporting the underlying hyaline cartilage of articular joints and spinal discs, both biomechanically and metabolically and to deliver a bioactive agent.

 

Diverse Lead Compound Autotaxin Inhibitors

United States Patent US 8,343.934 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention is about classes of compounds that exhibit effective inhibition of autotaxin enzymes. As such, these compounds accord an excellent manner of potentially reducing generation of certain cancers attributable to the presence of naturally occurring autotaxin within the human body.

 

Autotaxin Inhibitors

United States Patent US 8,268,891 B1 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention is about classes of compounds that exhibit effective inhibition of autotaxin enzymes. As such, these compounds accord an excellent manner of potentially reducing generation of certain cancers attributable to the presence of naturally occurring autotaxin within the human body.

 

Methods of Detection of Propagating Phase Gradients Using Model Field Theory of Non-Gaussian Mixtures

United States Patent US 8,195,580 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The technology is used to detect transitions in very noisy environment which is the case of actual experiments of brain monitoring using scalp EEG.

 

Mechanism-Based Inactivators of Autotaxin

United States Patent US 8,022,239 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: The invention is about classes of compounds that exhibit effective inhibition of autotaxin enzymes. As such, these compounds accord an excellent manner of potentially reducing generation of certain cancers attributable to the presence of naturally occurring autotaxin within the human body.

 

Eclipse ligature" for single reed musical instruments

United States Patent US 7,923,618

About the invention: The enhanced design of the ligature provides improvements in tone, control, articulation and richness in the core of sound produced by the instrument.

 

Nanothin Polymer Coatings Containing Thiol and Method of Use Thereof

United States Patent US 7,829,155 B1 (PDF)

About the invention: The present invention provides a new monomer and method of using the monomer to fabricate robust polymer surface coatings. The coating provides complete surface coverage, is extremely robust, and exhibits excellent insulating and anti-corrosive properties.

 

Nanothin Polymer Films With Selective Pores and Method of Use Thereof

United States Patent US 7,678,838 B2 (PDF)

About the invention: A method of preparing nanothin polymer films having uniform and selectively sized pores utilizing pore forming templates. The guided assembly method presented here suggests a new general strategy for the fabrication of nanothin materials with controlled permeability, which provides improvements over the currently existing technology.