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A recording system for relatively easily and rapidly performing a registration adjustment in a recording device having a plurality of recording units which record divided recording images on the same recording medium. The recording system causes each of recording units ( 108 A- 108 F) to record a registration adjustmen...
A characteristic curve is defined on a coordinate plane defined by a first axis indicating a perceptually uniform scale and a second axis indicating grayscale values of original data. The perceptually uniform scale is given by a normalized one of chromatic tristimulus values to the power of 1/3. A boundary value at a l...
A system, method and computer program product are provided for determining a minimum asset value for exercising a contingent claim of an option. The method may include determining a present value conditional distribution of contingent future benefits attributable to the exercise of a contingent claim, including conditi...
The present invention relates of a method of producing an enzymatic digest of proteinaceous material which can improve the palatability and health value of foodstuffs to which it is added. In particular but not exclusively, the invention involves a method where bioactive compounds are released to increase the health va...
The United States faces significant environmental burden to treat and transport ˜0.61 billion kg of defective tomatoes (culled tomatoes) every year. The present disclosure provides for the treatment and processing of culled tomatoes in microbial-electrochemical systems, using the microbial fuel cell as a model reactor...
Disclosed is a method that is useful in connection with providing discount factors for an exchange-traded mark-to-market derivative product that has a variable tick rate, such as an interest rate swap product. In some embodiments, the method includes providing a series of consecutive settlement values, which collective...
In one embodiment, it is proposed a method for determining a statistic value, for a given time period t, on a set of n≧2 of plaintext data {x i,t } 1≦i≦n with x i,t ε p , p being a primer number, only based on a set of corresponding ciphertext data {c i,t =E sk i (x i,t ,t)} 1≦i≦n , where E ...
In embodiments, a wearable cardiac defibrillator system includes an energy storage module configured to store a charge. Two electrodes can be configured to be applied to respective locations of a patient. One or more reservoirs can store one or more conductive fluids. Respective fluid deploying mechanisms can be config...
An integrated circuit device includes a transmitter circuit including an output driver. The integrated circuit device includes a first register to store a value representative of a drive strength setting associated with the transmitter circuit such that the output driver outputs data in accordance with the drive streng...
Methods and apparatuses for computing a variance for the difference between two business metrics. In one embodiment, the method accesses a response model and a plurality of activities with start and end values for each of the plurality of activities. Furthermore, the method computes a variance for the difference betwee...
In a digital social relationship network, a social network server computer stores a digital social network representation corresponding to a graph having nodes representing individuals or groups and links representing actual social relationships between the individuals or groups. The server computer obtains relationshi...
A software-based system for prioritizing Information Objects on the basis of their importance to a particular potential recipient or recipients. The operative concept is broadly referred to as the “Value of Information.” The inventive system decides to send (or not send) a particular Information object to a particu...
A stored value card and carrier assembly including a carrier formed from one or more panels, at least one stored value card sandwiched and sealed within the carrier, and a label removably adhered or coupled to the card and adhered or coupled to an interior of the carrier such that the bond to the carrier or card is gre...
A memory cell is programmed to at least a first threshold voltage to indicate a particular data value. After waiting for a relaxation time, the memory cell is programmed to at least a second threshold voltage to indicate the particular data value. The second threshold voltage is greater than the first threshold voltage...
A system operable to attribute a value associated with a series of user interactions to individual interactions in the series, the system including: (a) an interface, configured to obtain information of interactions which are included in the series of interactions; and (b) a processor on which an attribution module is ...
An image segmentation threshold value determining method, comprising: defining a plurality of image regions of a first sensing image; determining a first, a second part image segmentation threshold values according to a first, second image regions of the image regions; performing a first, a second image segmentation op...
A feature calculator calculates the number of edge pixel pairs (three-dimensional histogram) defined by the edge direction of a predetermined pixel, the edge direction of an edge pixel present in a neighboring area of the predetermined pixel, and the spatial position relation between the predetermined pixel and the edg...
There is provided a method for measuring an optical power attenuation value of a multimode DUT. The method generally has, using an optical source, propagating test light along a multimode device link having a first multimode device, the multimode DUT and a second multimode device serially connected to one another; said...
L'invention concerne un dispositif et un procédé correspondant pour vérifier des documents de valeur (3), en particulier des billets de banque, ledit dispositif comprenant au moins un premier détecteur (21, 22), conçu pour détecter le rayonnement électromagnétique réfléchi et/ou transmis par un document d...
La présente invention porte sur un procédé et un système permettant d'exprimer un flux de service à valeur ajoutée sous la forme de scripts. Sur la base des règles de syntaxe et des caractéristiques de service, le SIB peut être encapsulé selon la logique de service de façon à générer un fichier de scr...
L'invention concerne un procédé et un dispositif de prédiction automatique d'une valeur actuelle à l'aide d'une moyenne pondérée d'un certain nombre de valeurs de référence actuelles, la valeur actuelle étant associée à une paire actuelle composée de premier et deuxième tuples de donné...
L'invention concerne un procédé servant à réduire le bruit dans une image numérique comprenant une pluralité de pixels, ce qui consiste à: ajouter un pixel sélectionné à une zone (R), regrouper en paires les pixels se trouvant en contact avec cette zone (R), les pixels de chaque paire étant placés de fa...
A prepaid card with elements for preventing useful fraudulent alteration, comprising, on a supporting element, at least one electrically rewritable permanent register, at least one temporary register and at least one control element for comparison between a usable value that is present in the at least one permanent reg...
A method for manufacturing a magnetic disk includes the step of providing first and second magnetic layers on a substrate. The first magnetic layer comprises Co. The portion of the first magnetic layer comprising Cr, Ta, Ti, W, Zr or Hf, if any, is less than 7.5 atomic % of the first magnetic layer (and preferably less...
The platform supports a wide variety of merchants who are interested in a loyalty and/or value card products. The platform is an integrated set of software packages and tools that allows merchants to develop and offer loyalty award and payment products. The platform consists of a series of sub-systems that form the ope...
On an encrypted object code obtained by encrypting an object code, there is discriminated whether an inhibited code defined in data format is present in a code concerning such encrypted object code, and, in case such inhibited code is judged absent, the encrypted object code is determined as an encryption result of the...
A system and method for administering a value vault for use in facilitating a financial transaction described herein. In one embodiment, the system includes a communication interface; a database having stored therein information regarding a plurality of value programs associated with a plurality of merchants; and a pay...
A storage which, in operation, stores a first minimum value and a second minimum value each time a plurality of data are input. Round-robin comparison circuitry which, in operation, makes a magnitude comparison among the plurality of data. First selection comparison circuitry and second selection comparison circuitry w...
A user terminal for detecting forgery of an application program based on a hash value and a method of detecting forgery of an application program using the user terminal are disclosed. The user terminal includes a communication circuit, a hash value generation circuit and a forgery determination circuit. When the appli...
Method of and means for accurately measuring the calorific value of combustible gases wherein a mixture of combustible gas and combustion-supporting gas is burned in a pair of flames, the temperatures of the burned gases in both flames being monitored and the volume ratios of the combustion-supporting gas to the combus...
A Colpitts voltage-controlled oscillator is provided with a variable capacitance section 11 connected in parallel to a resonator 12, which is the inductance element of an inductance section 1. Variable capacitance section 11 is provided with varactors X1 and X2 having differing voltage/capacitance ratios. A fixed contr...
A card-based system electronically transfers funds in real time. A customer card stores digital data representing a unique customer account number associated with a unique, remotely located customer account having at least one vendor-associated subaccount. A merchant terminal having a merchant IP address designating a ...
A method and system for enabling use of loyalty program points as a stored value payment device. In one preferred embodiment, the method may include the steps of receiving, from a first computer associated with a user, a desired value of the stored value payment device; determining a pricing factor applicable to at lea...
A computer implemented method for adding value to a stored value card in excess of the purchase price for the stored value card is provided. In one embodiment a stored value card transaction processor receives an activation or redemption request for a stored value card from a point of sale terminal. The activation or r...
A method is disclosed for calculating the “experiential value” a physical store provides toward a consumer's subsequent online purchase. The method is embodied in a computer program or series of computer programs, available from a web portal linked to a server, which store relevant information for a consumer, a...
A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board, at least one pad formed on the circuit board, and at least one connection line. Each of the at least one connection line includes a connection end connected to a respective one of the at least one pad and has the same resistance value as the respective pad....