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Phrase extraction using subphrase scoring
An information retrieval system uses phrases to index, retrieve, organize and describe documents. Phrases are extracted from the document collection. Documents...
Topic based user profiles
A system and method for developing a user's profile based on the user's interaction with content items. A module on the client rendering the content items or...
Modifying search results based on selection of one of the search results
Methods and apparatus for modifying search results based selection of one of the search results by a user to whom the search results are presented. Initially...
Associating an entity with a search query
Methods and apparatus for associating an entity with at least one search query. Some implementations are directed to methods and apparatus for identifying...
Encoding and decoding delta values
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for encoding and decoding delta values. In one aspect, a...
Dynamic presentation of data items based on prioritized associations
An example method involves: (i) maintaining an attribute-association database comprising data for a set of data items, wherein the data for a given one of the...
Motion responsive user interface for realtime language translation
A data processing apparatus receives data indicating a movement of a client device by a first user. The apparatus determines that the movement of the client...
Contextual history of computing objects
Various features for a computer operating system include mechanisms for operating where a single native application, in the form of a Web browser, exists for an...
Propagating user feedback on shared posts
Propagating user feedback on shared posts is described, including receiving a user indication associated with repost content. The repost content is associated...
Display-content alteration for user interface devices
Systems and processes for data presentation may be implemented with a variety of operations and techniques. In particular aspects, a system and process for data...
Recursive embedding by URL parameterization
Methods, systems, and apparatus for performing recursive embedding by URL parameterization are provided. Recursive embedding by URL parameterization may be...
Distribution of parameter calculation for iterative optimization methods
Systems and methods are disclosed for distributed first- or higher-order model fitting algorithms. Determination of the parameter set for the objective function...
Method and apparatus for presenting a window in a system having two
operating system environments
A device (110) and method (700) for providing windows in a multi-environment operating system is provided. A first operating system environment (first OSE)...
Simultaneous display of multiple applications using panels
Methods and systems for displaying content on a webpage are disclosed. The method may include receiving an application indication to open a first application on...
Method and system for performing client-side zooming of a remote video
An electronic device with a display, processor(s), and memory detects a first user input to zoom in on a respective portion of a first video feed displayed on...
Low power management of multiple sensor integrated chip architecture
A method, device, system, or article of manufacture is provided for low-power management of multiple sensor chip architecture. In one embodiment, a method...
Keypad with integrated touch sensitive apparatus
A touch sensitive keypad device (101) for an electronic device (100) includes one or more keys (106,107,108,109,110) situated in a keypad carrier (206). One or...
Differential proximity sensing and side detection for an electronic device
An electronic device includes a housing enclosing a motion sensor and a first capacitive proximity sensor on a first planar side of the electronic device. A...
Information processing on a head-mountable device
Example methods and systems determine a position of a portion of a human eye based on electromagnetic radiation reflected from the surface of the human eye. A...
Controlling media output during consecutive navigation interruptions
In one example, a method includes outputting, by a computing device, media, and performing, by the computing device and prior to output of a first navigation...
Automated display adjustment for smart-home device based on viewer
location or other sensed viewer-related...
A thermostat may include a user interface configured to display at least a first graphical display and a second graphical display, a first proximity sensor...
Systems and methods for wirelessly-enabled HVAC control
Various forms of wirelessly-enabled thermostats for multi-area HVAC control are presented. Such a thermostat may include: a controller; a temperature sensor...
Occupancy-based wireless control of multiple environmental zones with zone
An Electronically-Controlled Register vent (ECRV) that can be easily installed by a homeowner or general handyman is disclosed. The ECRV can be used to convert...
Biased compound radial plain bearing for increased life in oscillating
Exemplary embodiments disclosed herein include bearings with three races: an inner race, a shared race, and an outer race that exhibit increased life under...
Airborne rigid kite with on-board power plant for ship propulsion
A vehicle-based airborne wind turbine system having an aerial wing, a plurality of rotors each having a plurality of rotatable blades positioned on the aerial...
Methods and systems for winding a tether
Methods and systems are provided to wrap a faired tether around a drum. The tether may be connected to an aerial vehicle. The method may involve guiding a...
Bridles for stability of a powered kite and a system and method for use of
The system may include a ground station, a tether attached to a ground station on a first end and to two or more bridles on a second, and a kite. The kite may...
Engaging and disengaging for autonomous driving
Aspects of the present disclosure relate switching between autonomous and manual driving modes. In order to do so, the vehicle's computer may conduct a series...
Apparatus for absorbing a force
An example apparatus includes (i) a mounting module configured to be coupled to a support frame of a vehicle, (ii) a component-support module configured to...
Yaw slip handling in a robotic device
An example method may include determining a requested yaw for a body of a robot, where the biped robot comprises a foot coupled to the body via a leg. The robot...
Player rankings based on long term opponent activity
Systems, device and techniques are disclosed for rating a multiplayer videogame active player based on the retention of one or more qualifying players after...
Portion of a handheld device
Vehicle rear door with reflector
Vehicle rear reflector
Mesh network commissioning
In embodiments of mesh network commissioning, a border router receives a petition from a commissioning device to become the commissioner for a mesh network, and...
Apparatus and method for measuring and using congestion in a wireless
A method and apparatus are for receiving a set of individual congestion reports, wherein each individual congestion report comprises a set of congestion values...
Use of a trained classifier to predict distance based on a pair of
The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and apparatuses for determining the distance between two wireless scans of a mobile computing device. The...
Methods and systems for adjusting location querying frequency of a
The present disclosure provides example methods operable by computing device. An example method may include querying a location of a computing device with a...
Apparatus with adaptive microphone configuration based on surface
proximity, surface type and motion
An apparatus includes a group of microphones and a surface compensator that is operatively coupled to switch logic and to a signal conditioner that provides a...
Methods and apparatuses for audio mixing
An example system may include a first mixer module configured to receive a latency-tolerant audio signal, buffer the latency-tolerant audio signal for a first...
Method and apparatus for last coefficient indexing for high efficiency
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for encoding and decoding transform unit coefficients is disclosed. In one embodiment, the...
Explicit way for signaling a collocated picture for high efficiency video
A system is provided for determining a collocated reference picture to enable encoding and decoding of a current picture for high efficiency video coding...
Prediction mode-based block ordering in video coding
Video data streams can be encoded and decoded using inter or intra prediction. The blocks of a frame can be divided into groups of blocks to be inter predicted...
Mechanism of providing information to caller by temporarily pausing the
call initiation request
A method, a network base station, and a user device for pausing a communication connection initiation are disclosed. A processor 210 may begin a communication...
Mobile electronic device with enhanced tolerance accumulator
A mobile electronic device 10 with an enhanced tolerance accumulator 106 is disclosed. The device 10 can include: a housing 150 including a front housing 34 and...
Constructing an integrated road network
Information about different road networks is retrieved from different sources. Applicable rules and parameter values for constructing an integrated road network...
Integration of email and persistent conversations
Systems, methods and computer readable media for persistent conversation and email integration are described. Some implementations can include a method...
User content access management and control
User content access management and control are described, including determining, based on a user-defined rule, that a triggering event has occurred, wherein the...
Security model for identification and authentication in encrypted
communications using delegate certificate...
A client device communicates with a target entity server and one or more third party devices. The client device has a client credential that includes a client...
Self-interference handling in a wireless communication terminal supporting
A wireless communication terminal that has the self-interference due to the support of carrier aggregation, aggregating and jointly using two or more component...