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Determining content item expansion prediction accuracy
Methods, and systems, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable storage mediums, including a method for determining accuracy measures for...
Methods and systems for acquiring specifications for remotely controlling
A computer-implemented method of controlling electronics is performed at an apparatus that includes one or more processors, a camera, and a transmitter. In the...
High-accuracy real-time road sign detection from images
Objects, such as road signs, may be detected in real-time using a camera or other image capture device. As images are received through the camera, candidate...
Extraction of financial account information from a digital image of a card
Capturing information from payment instruments comprises receiving, using one or more computer devices, an image of a back side of a payment instrument, the...
Real time feature extraction
A computer-implemented method for detecting features in an image. The method includes receiving first and second images at one or more processors. The method...
Method and system for secure access to data files copied onto a second
storage device from a first storage device
A method and system for secure access to data files copied onto a second storage device from a first storage device. A computer receives data from a first...
E-mail embedded textual hyperlink object
The present invention includes a method and article of manufacture for a computer implemented textual hyperlink. A string of text is first displayed. Upon...
Customized content consumption interface
A content processing device may be operable to analyze activity information associated with particular content identified in a content library associated with a...
Social search endorsements
This specification describes technologies relating to searching. In general, aspects of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in...
Providing result-based query suggestions
In general, one aspect of the subject matter described can be embodied in a method that includes, for a first document that is included in first search results...
Modifying search result ranking based on a temporal element of user
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a method that includes: obtaining user feedback associated with quality of an...
Providing a report based on a negative keyword
Methods and systems for providing a report based on a negative keyword may include receiving search query data and advertiser data including a negative keyword,...
Parsing rule generalization by n-gram span clustering
A method includes accessing command sentences stored in a data store, wherein each command sentence is a collection of n-grams and each command sentence...
Automatic object reference identification and linking in a browseable fact
Systems and methods for automatic object reference identification and linking in a browseable fact repository database are provided. In some implementations, a...
Information vault, data format conversion services system and method
A system and method for providing a secured information vault so that individual owners of personal data may control and manage the access and dissemination of...
Rich results relevant to user search queries for books
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for triggering rich results in response to publication queries....
Popular media items data set with exponential decay
A processing device computes scores for a plurality of media items. A score for a media item is computed by determining a plurality of positive user actions...
Determination of a desired repository for retrieving search results
A system receives a search query from a user and searches a group of repositories, based on the search query, to identify, for each of the repositories, a set...
Query generation using structural similarity between documents
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating synthetic queries using seed queries and structural similarity between...
This specification describes technologies relating to generation of keywords. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can...
Media object query submission and response
Methods and systems for submitting media object queries and receiving suggested answers for the media object queries. In one aspect, a method includes receiving...
Generating a translation of operations for a data structure
A method performed by one or more processing devices includes obtaining a definition of a data structure; obtaining a definition of one or more operations to be...
Category-sensitive ranking for text
Provided are methods, systems and apparatus which include computer program products, for generating topic models for text summarization In one aspect, a method...
System and method for providing online data management services
Access to first data is provided to a first user and to a second user. A specified change is received from the first user. Access to second data generated based...
Smart scoring and filtering of user-annotated geocoded datasets
A geographic information system and method that facilitate the display of user-annotated datasets. The dataset can include data such as user-generated videos,...
Electronic badge clearinghouse
A computer-implemented method for handling electronic achievement information involves receiving, from a first user of an achievement aggregation system, a...
Multi-level caching event lookup
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to a distributed event joining system for joining primary and secondary events based on a common key. In one example,...
Selectively updating firmware for multiple connected devices
An apparatus for managing telemetry sensor controllers identified by their respective communication port identifiers is disclosed. The apparatus may include a...
Systems and methods to save power in data-center networks
A network may assign or reassign data paths to allow the network to shut down servers or switches and meet network demand at a lower energy cost. By assigning...
Method, system, graphical user interface, and data structure for creating
electronic calendar entries from...
A method, system, and data structure for creating electronic calendar entries are disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer data structure that...
Battery charging interrupt
In embodiments of battery charging interrupt, a device (102) includes a capacitive touch interface (104), a battery (110), and a charging circuit (108) that...
Keyboard integrated with trackpad
An apparatus includes a processor and a keyboard having multiple, separately moveable keys. The keyboard is configured to function as both a keyboard and a...
HVAC filter monitoring
A method is described for identifying faults relating to an HVAC system, such a clogged filter. Sensor data is used to estimate HVAC system efficiency. Trends...
HVAC controller with user-friendly installation features with wire
A thermostat includes a housing, a user interface, and a processing system configured to control an HVAC system using setpoint temperature values. The...
Wearable device with input and output structures
A head-wearable device includes a center support extending in generally lateral directions, a first side arm extending from a first end of the center frame...
Compact see-through display system
An optical system includes a display panel, an image former, a viewing window, a proximal beam splitter, and a distal beam splitter. The display panel is...
Wearable device with capacitive sensor and method of operation therefor
A wearable device includes a capacitive sensor and capacitance sensing and calibration logic operative to determine that component drift for a capacitive sensor...
Controlling data center cooling
A data center cooling system includes a data center having electronic equipment that is supported in multiple racks; a cooling fluid source; multiple cooling...
Enclosure cooling using early compressor turn-off with extended fan
Systems and methods are described for controlling fan-only cooling duration following normal air conditioning operation. Following normal AC cooling, economical...
Controlling descent of a zero pressure balloon
An apparatus is provided that includes a solenoid chamber having a plunger configured to create an opening in a first balloon envelope of a balloon system when...
Controlling vehicle lateral lane positioning
Methods and systems for controlling vehicle lateral lane positioning are described. A computing device may be configured to identify an object in a vicinity of...
Display panel with an animated computer icon
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Wrist band for an electronic device
Efficient handover of media communications in heterogeneous IP networks
An example method may involve transmitting a first media stream associated with a media session using a first IP:port number as a source IP address and source...
Methods for user-interface over SMS messages based on a reusable context
Configurations providing a reusable context model for a user interface over SMS for interacting with different levels of a user interface (UI) within an...
Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages
Some implementations may enable instant messages to be automatically forwarded. For example, a computing device may receive an electronic message and an...
Recommending media programs based on media program popularity
A computer-implemented method includes receiving information expressing a user's interest in one or more media programs, obtaining information indicative of...
User interaction based related videos
Methods and systems to locate related videos in a video access log. In one embodiment, the method comprises extracting user events from a log database, tagging...
Processing media streams during a multi-user video conference
Embodiments generally relate to processing media streams during a multi-user video conference. In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining at least one audio...