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Ying Li Tian, Rudolf M Bolle: System and method for automatically detecting neutral expressionless faces in digital images. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, April 12, 2005: US06879709 (114 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatic detecting neutral expressionless faces in digital images and video is described. First a face detector is used to detect the pose and position of a face and find the facial components. Second, the detected face is normalized to a standard size face. Then a set of ge ...


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Cyril Cabral Jr, Paul C Jamison, Victor Ku, Ying Li, Vijay Narayanan, An L Steegen, Yun Yu Wang, Kwong H Wong: Method for forming metal replacement gate of high performance. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark R Bilak, Daryl K Neff, July 26, 2005: US06921711 (100 worldwide citation)

A structure and method for a metal replacement gate of a high performance device is provided. A sacrificial gate structure is first formed on an etch stop layer provided on a semiconductor substrate. A pair of spacers is provided on sidewalls of the sacrificial gate structure. The sacrificial gate s ...


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Benyu Zhang, Hua Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei Ying Ma, Li Li, Ying Li, Tarek Najm: Verifying relevance between keywords and web site contents. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 21, 2007: US07260568 (66 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for verifying relevance between terms and Web site contents are described. In one aspect, site contents from a bid URL are retrieved. Expanded term(s) semantically and/or contextually related to bid term(s) are calculated. Content similarity and expanded similarity measurements a ...


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Sridhar Rajagopal, Ying Li: Apparatus and method for support of dimming in visible light communication. Samsung Electronics, January 31, 2012: US08107825 (62 worldwide citation)

A method and system for visible light communication (VLC) for use in a dimmable lighting environment is provided. The method includes transmitting data using light from at least one light source, a brightness of the light reduced below a maximum level. The method also includes compensating or accomm ...


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Sinuhe Hahn, Wolfgang Holzgreve, Bernhard Zimmermann, Ying Li: Non-invasive detection of fetal genetic traits. Sequenom, Grant Anderson, November 23, 2010: US07838647 (56 worldwide citation)

Blood plasma of pregnant women contains fetal and (generally>90%) maternal circulatory extracellular DNA. Most of said fetal DNA contains .Itoreq.500 base pairs, said maternal DNA having a greater size. Separation of circulatory extracellular DNA of .Itoreq.500 base pairs results in separation of fe ...


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Ying Li, Tong Zhang, Daniel R Tretter: Scalable video summarization and navigation system and method. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 25, 2006: US07035435 (52 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically summarizing a video document. The video document is decomposed into scenes, shots and frames, and an importance value is assigned to each scene, shot and frame. Keyframes are allocated among the shots based on the importance value of each shot. The allocated num ...


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Wanda Ying Li: Rotation locker stand for outdoor umbrellas. Raymond Y Chan, David and Raymond Patent Group, October 28, 2003: US06637717 (43 worldwide citation)

A rotation locker stand for outdoor umbrellas includes a rotor, which is rotatably disposed in a chamber of a base housing, including a rotor axial socket for securely and uprightly holding a shaft of the outdoor umbrella, and an actuator for detachably and selectively engaging with the rotor in suc ...


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Michael C Barrett, Chih Kang Shih, Donald A Tiffin, Ying Li, Michael J Dennis: Method for measuring concentration of dopant within a semiconductor substrate. Advanced Micro Devices, Kevin L Daffer, May 28, 1996: US05520769 (41 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for measuring at resolutions which are in some instances less than 20 nanometers the concentration densities within one or more diffusion regions within a semiconductor substrate. The diffusion regions are prepared for measurement by cleaving a cross-sectional surface and polish ...


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Ellis Meng, Yu Chong Tai, Mark S Humayun, Rajat Agrawal, Ronalee Lo, Jason Shih, Kenrick Kuwahara, Po Ying Li, Damien Rodger, Po Jui Chen: MEMS device and method for delivery of therapeutic agents. The University of Southern California, Goodwin Procter, February 15, 2011: US07887508 (40 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an implantable device for delivering a therapeutic agent to a patient includes a reservoir configured to contain a liquid comprising the therapeutic agent and a cannula in fluid communication with the reservoir. The device and related methods may provide such features as constant-flow ...


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Hua Jun Zeng, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wei Ying Ma, Li Li, Ying Li, Tarek Najm: Term suggestion for multi-sense query. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 23, 2008: US07428529 (39 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for related term suggestion are described. In one aspect, term clusters are generated as a function of calculated similarity of term vectors. Each term vector having been generated from search results associated with a set of high frequency of occurrence (FOO) historical queries ...