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Qinglong Hao, Pengcheng Li, Jun Li, Baoshan Lu, Jingfeng Gao, Qian Xu: Long afterglow phosphor and a process for the preparing thereof. Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, March 23, 1999: US05885483 (36 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a long afterglow phosphor and a process for preparing the phosphor, characterized in that the phosphor comprises the sinter expressed by a general formula MO.multidot.(n-x)�a Al.sub.2 O.sub.3.sup..alpha. .div.(1-a)Al.sub.2 O.sub.3.sup..gamma. !.multidot.B.sub.2 O.sub.3 : R, ...


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Qinglong Hao, Qian Xu, Jun Li, Pengcheng Li, Baochan Liu, Atsushi Ogura, Qingfen Hao: Long decay luminescent material. Beijing Hongye Coating Materials Company, Chemitech, Michael N Meller, December 29, 1998: US05853614 (33 worldwide citation)

Long decay luminescent materials having improved long decay time and improved high brightness is represented by the formula as


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Qian Xu, Vladimir M Stankovic, Zixiang Xiong: Layered Wyner-Ziv video coding for transmission over unreliable channels. The Texas A&M University System, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 6, 2011: US08073052 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method for video coding. Energy-concentrating transform operations are performed on video data to obtain transformed data. Nested scalar quantization is performed on the transformed data to generate blocks of coset indices. Bit planes of the blocks of coset indices are encoded using irr ...


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Qian Xu, Vladimir M Stanković, Zixiang Xiong: Distributed joint source-channel coding of video using raptor codes. The Texas A&M University System, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 20, 2012: US08315306 (3 worldwide citation)

A video encoder system includes a base layer and an enhancement layer for encoding video data. The base layer encodes a reduced quality version of the video data to obtain base layer data. The enhancement layer encodes the video data using energy-concentrating transform operations, nested scalar qua ...


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Xiaoan Lu, Qian Xu, Cristina Gomila: Methods and apparatus for improved quantization rounding offset adjustment for video encoding and decoding. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Ronald J Kolczynski, April 7, 2015: US09001889 (2 worldwide citation)

There are provided methods and apparatus for improved quantization rounding offset adjustment for video encoding and decoding. An apparatus includes a video encoder for encoding an input coding unit by determining a residual for the input coding unit corresponding to a difference between the input c ...


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Xiaoan Lu, Joel Sole, Peng Yin, Qian Xu, Yunfei Zheng: Methods and apparatus for determining quantization parameter predictors from a plurality of neighboring quantization parameters. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Ronald J Kolczynski, January 12, 2016: US09235774 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for determining quantization parameter predictors from a plurality of neighboring quantization parameters. An apparatus includes an encoder for encoding image data for at least a portion of a picture using a quantization parameter predictor for a current quantizati ...


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Joel Sole, Liwei Guo, Peng Yin, Yunfei Zheng, Xiaoan Lu, Qian Xu: Methods and apparatus for adaptive probability update for non-coded syntax. Thomson Licensing, Brian S Dorini, Ronald J Kolczynski, April 4, 2017: US09615108 (1 worldwide citation)

There is provided an apparatus. The apparatus includes an encoder (100) for encoding picture data for at least a block. The encoder (100) applies a probability update process to at least one of a non-coded symbol and a non-coded syntax associated with the block.


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Xiaoan Lu, Joel Sole, Peng Yin, Qian Xu, Yunfei Zheng: Methods and apparatus for embedded quantization parameter adjustment in video encoding and decoding. Thomson Licensing DTV, Brian J Dorini, Ronald J Kolczynski, November 14, 2017: US09819952 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for embedded quantization parameter adjustment in video encoding and decoding. An apparatus includes an encoder for encoding picture data for at least a block in a picture. A quantization parameter, applied to one or more transform coefficients obtained by transfor ...


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Liwei Guo, Peng Yin, Yunfei Zheng, Xiaoan Lu, Qian Xu, Joel Sole: Methods and apparatus for uni-prediction of self-derivation of motion estimation. Thomson Licensing, Jack Schwartz & Associates PLLC, November 22, 2016: US09503743 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for uni-prediction of self-derivation of motion estimation. An apparatus includes a video encoder for encoding at least a portion of a picture. The video encoder includes a self derivation motion estimator for performing self derivation motion estimation for the po ...


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Jing Ning Ta, Xue Qian Xu, Guo Ping Zhang: Actuator for seat adjustment. JOHNSON ELECTRIC, Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe P C, October 24, 2017: US09797493 (1 worldwide citation)

An actuator for adjusting a seat includes a motor, a gear-box, and an output member. The gear-box includes a casing accommodating a two stage gear train connecting the motor to the output member. The gear train has a first and second transmission mechanisms. The first transmission mechanism includes ...