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Ruofei Zhang, Zhongfei Zhang: System and method for image annotation and multi-modal image retrieval using probabilistic semantic models comprising at least one joint probability distribution. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Steve M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, June 19, 2012: US08204842 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and Methods for multi-modal or multimedia image retrieval are provided. Automatic image annotation is achieved based on a probabilistic semantic model in which visual features and textual words are connected via a hidden layer comprising the semantic concepts to be discovered, to explicitly ...


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Kenneth Banschick, Andrei Gurulev: System and method for parametric display of modular aesthetic designs. Steve M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, July 3, 2012: US08212805 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the aesthetic design of a modular assemblage, comprising means for providing a client graphic user interface for receiving an input for defining parameters of the modular assemblage, and for presenting an image of the defined modular assemblage; communicating a code to a serv ...


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Mohammad I Younis: MEMS switch triggered by shock and/or acceleration. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Steve M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, September 4, 2012: US08256291 (4 worldwide citation)

An acceleration-triggered or shock-triggered, smart, tunable MEMS switch that may function as both a classic accelerometer and an acceleration threshold detector. A parallel element MEMS device has a stationary and a movable element forming a capacitor. Varying acceleration moves the movable member ...


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Bo Long, Zhongfei Mark Zhang: System and method for probabilistic relational clustering. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, Steve M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, June 21, 2016: US09372915 (1 worldwide citation)

Relational clustering has attracted more and more attention due to its phenomenal impact in various important applications which involve multi-type interrelated data objects, such as Web mining, search marketing, bioinformatics, citation analysis, and epidemiology. A probabilistic model is presented ...