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Michael R James, John J Maney: Shipboard antenna pointing and alignment system. Harris, Antonelli Terry & Wands, April 18, 1989: US04823134 (21 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for correcting for time-varying errors that affect the pointing accuracy of a shipboard mounted antenna employs a Kalman filter for realizing an optimal correction estimator through which inputs to the antenna aiming control hardware are adjusted. A series of coordinate system transforma ...


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Jerome B Cohen, Michael R James: Apparatus and method for determination of residual stress in crystalline substances. Northwestern University, Kegan Kegan & Berkman, June 13, 1978: US04095103 (15 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for determination of residual stress in crystalline substances. An X-ray source is focused at two different, preselected angles with respect to a surface of a substance, and X-ray diffraction peaks are located with a single position-sensitive X-ray detector. The apparatus has po ...


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Rolin K Asatourian, Winfred L Morris, Donald E Cooper, Michael R James: Apparatus and method for mounting and stabilizing a hybrid focal plane array. Rockwell International Corporation, George A Montanye, David J Arthur, Susie H Oh, December 17, 1996: US05585624 (13 worldwide citation)

A hybrid focal plane array (FPA) structure including a Balanced Composite Structure (BCS) in which several layers of materials having differing thermal expansion coefficients stabilize the FPA during cryogenic cooling. An optical substrate with a layer of an optically sensitive material detects impi ...


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Bunyo Okumura, Michael R James, Katsuhiro Sakai, Tomoki Nishi: Autonomous vehicle action planning using behavior prediction. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, December 6, 2016: US09511767 (6 worldwide citation)

This application describes an automated driving system and methods. The automated driving system includes a perception system disposed on an autonomous vehicle. The automated driving system can detect, using the perception system, information for an environment proximate to the autonomous vehicle. T ...


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Stanley L Adams, Keith A Olds, Joseph B Cain, Michael R James: Long range scheduling for directional antenna manet networks. Harris Corporation, Fox Rothschild, Robert J Sacco, December 21, 2010: US07855997 (4 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for scheduling time division multiple access (TDMA) communications among a plurality of peer nodes arranged to form a wireless ad hoc mobile network. The peer nodes communicate with each other using directional antennas and a TDMA process. The method includes a scheduling proces ...


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Michael R James, Danil V Prokhorov: Autonomous vehicle interaction with external environment. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, January 2, 2018: US09855890 (2 worldwide citation)

Arrangements relate to the interaction between an autonomous vehicle and an external environment of the autonomous vehicle. Such interaction can occur in various ways. For example, a non-verbal human gesture in the external environment can be detected. The non-verbal human gesture can be identified. ...


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Michael R James, Katsuhiro Sakai, Toshiki Kindo, Danil V Prokhorov, Masahiro Harada: Transitioning between operational modes of an autonomous vehicle. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, February 6, 2018: US09884631 (2 worldwide citation)

Arrangements relating to the transitioning of a vehicle between operational modes are described. The vehicle can transition between a first operational mode and a second operational mode. The second operational mode has a greater degree of manual involvement than the first operational mode. For inst ...


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Avdhut S Joshi, Michael R James: Method for generating accurate lane level maps. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, October 27, 2015: US09170116 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for generating accurate lane level maps based on coarse map information and image sensor data captured during the pass of a sensor carrying vehicle along a road. The method generates accurate lane estimates including any of the center of each lane, the number of lanes, and the presence of a ...


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Danil V Prokhorov, Michael R James: System and method for object recognition based on three-dimensional adaptive feature detectors. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, April 1, 2014: US08687898 (1 worldwide citation)

Method and system for imaging an object in three-dimensions, binning data of the imaged object into three dimensional bins, determining a density value p of the data in each bin, and creating receptive fields of three dimensional feature maps, including processing elements O, each processing element ...


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Avdhut S Joshi, Michael R James, Michael E Samples: Tracking on-road vehicles with sensors of different modalities. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, February 9, 2016: US09255989 (1 worldwide citation)

A vehicle system includes a first sensor and a second sensor, each having, respectively, different first and second modalities. A controller includes a processor configured to: receive a first sensor input from the first sensor and a second sensor input from the second sensor; detect, synchronously, ...