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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
434322000 QUESTION OR PROBLEM ELICITING RESPONSE 653
434262000 ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT, OR SURGERY RELATING TO HUMAN BEING 414
434156000 LANGUAGE 301
434236000 PSYCHOLOGY 264
434247000 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 244
434365000 MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING APPARATUS, PRODUCT, OR SURFACE CONFIGURATION, OR FOR DISPLAYING EDUCATION MATERIAL OR STUDENT'S WORK 201
434219000 OCCUPATION 140
434029000 VEHICLE OPERATOR INSTRUCTION OR TESTING 137
434011000 ORGANIZED ARMED OR UNARMED CONFLICT OR SHOOTING 129
434127000 FOOD 120
434308000 AUDIO RECORDING AND VISUAL MEANS 93
434081000 VISUAL ART OR CRAFT, ARTISTIC ADORNMENT, OR COLOR TRAINING OR DEMONSTRATION 78
434112000 COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR THE HANDICAPPED 75
434128000 GAME, BOARD OR TABLE TYPE 64
434188000 MATHEMATICS 63
434276000 SCIENCE 55
434307000 CATHODE RAY SCREEN DISPLAY AND AUDIO MEANS 36
434107000 BUSINESS OR ECONOMICS 36
434118000 COMPUTER LOGIC, OPERATION, OR PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTION 23
434245000 RELIGION 18
434130000 GEOGRAPHY 15
434433000 MISCELLANEOUS 14
434319000 AUDIO RECORDING 10
434304000 TELLING TIME OR CALENDAR READING 10
434072000 ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DECORATION, OR INDUSTRIAL PLANT LAYOUT 7
434155000 IDENTIFICATION OF PERSON OR HANDWRITING ANALYSIS 4
20110217679DIAGNOSIS METHOD AND SYSTEM BASED ON HANDWRITING ANALYSIS - A diagnosis system and method comprising a handwriting data collection and analysis software and accompanying tools for diagnosing a given condition such as an illness, a mental illness, a physiological condition, a mental or emotional state, medication effect, a personality trait, a skill, an expertise, deception or truth writing. The handwriting of a control group known to have a condition is analyzed in order to determine the detectable characteristic indicators of that group. Such measured indicators comprise spatial, temporal and pressure measures for each writing stroke. The handwriting of a subject is then analyzed to determine if the measured indicators indicate statistically that the subject can be diagnosed with a condition.09-08-2011
20100055654Learning Apparatus, Learning Method, Recognition Apparatus, Recognition Method, and Program - A learning apparatus includes a feature extractor for extracting a feature at a feature point in a plurality of training images including training images that contains a target object to be recognized and that does not contain the target object, a tentative learner generator for generating a tentative learner for detecting the target object in an image, where the tentative learner is formed from a plurality of weak learners through statistical learning using the training images and the feature obtained from the training images, and a learner generator for generating a final learner that is formed from at least one of the weak learners and that detects the target object in an image by substituting the feature into a feature function formed from some of the weak learners of the tentative learner so as to obtain a new feature and performing statistical learning using the new feature and training images.03-04-2010
20120082964ENHANCED GRAPHOLOGICAL DETECTION OF DECEPTION USING CONTROL QUESTIONS - A method for enhanced graphological detection of deception is disclosed, including collecting handwritten answers to control questions and test questions from a subject. In certain embodiments of the invention, the collection of answers is accomplished with a handwriting tablet that can provide digital output. Next, the control input is analyzed so as to generate control handwriting feature data, and the test input is analyzed so as to generate test handwriting feature data. Next, test handwriting feature data resembling control handwriting feature data is designated to be non-deception-related, and test handwriting feature data not resembling control handwriting feature data is designated to be potentially deception-related. Finally, potentially deception-related test handwriting feature data is analyzed using graphological analysis, thereby identifying deception-related test handwriting data, and deception data is generated therefrom. A system for executing the method is also disclosed, which in some embodiments is a computer system.04-05-2012
20120282577MEASURING COGNITIVE LOAD - A computer implemented method for measuring a person's cognitive load comprises initially receiving 11-08-2012
434154000 HISTORY OR GENEALOGY 4
20130157234STORYLINE VISUALIZATION - One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for constructing a storyline visualization. The storyline visualization may be constructed from one or more temporal documents (e.g., news stories having publication dates). The temporal documents may be organized into chapters, subchapters, and/or various storylines interconnected by branches. In this way, the storyline visualization may relate to a main story, which may branch into various storylines that respectively comprise one or more chapters. A user may be able to interactively explore the storyline visualization to understand the evolution of the main story (e.g., how a first storyline may have developed and/or be related to a second (developing) storyline). The storyline visualization may provide access to the underlying temporal documents. The storyline visualization may be presented as a timeline, a virtual storybook, a photo album, and/or other various visualizations.06-20-2013
20110086330ETHNIC AWARENESS EDUCATION GAME SYSTEM AND METHOD - A game system for ethnic awareness education game play includes a video display device, a remote controller for controlling the video display device, and a video display device readable media. The media is operable to cause the video display device to: display a first question; display the correct answer to the first question; display a second question after displaying the correct answer to the first question; and terminate game play when a termination prompt is received from the remote controller.04-14-2011
20110177479King digs diggin history - An historical educational game book/box that unearths and chronicles important eras, people, places and events in the past and present. The book contains a set of paints with brush, a scraping tool, a multicolored square or rectangular surface containing or holding miniature replicas to unearth. A brief summary of the historical set is attached to the inside cover of the book/box. After items have been unearthed, the box can be painted and figures and pieces can be stored within.07-21-2011
20110159465Networked education and entertainment technology - This invention is intended to improve immersive simulation techniques. The integration of five components constitutes a new method creating an educational experience that will improve student levels of interest and performance in STEM and other subjects. The five components are: 06-30-2011
434187000 MEASUREMENT OF LENGTH OR VOLUME 3
20090298022Math learning puzzles for geometry, measurement, and number sense - Three puzzles including a 10 cm square with contrasting colors on the top and on the bottom cut diagonally at 3 cm and 10 cm, respectively, from each corner to form 4 puzzle pieces, a five layer 12 inch square cut into different sized pieces to represent the liquid measurement units including gallon, quart, pint, cup, fluid ounce, tablespoon, and teaspoon, and a ten layer puzzle with the digits 0-9 where each layer has a separate puzzle and each puzzle contains the number of pieces that the symbol represents.12-03-2009
20080261184Measurement Instruction Apparatus - A multi-scaled instructional apparatus is provided in which a plurality of measurement scales are disposed on a base medium. Each of the measurements scales are longitudinally aligned such that equal units of measure are commonly aligned among all of the measurement scales. A first measurement scale is provided in which a plurality of uniquely color-coded base units of measurement are periodically disposed on the base medium. A second measurement scale, uniformly aligned and adjacent to the first measurement scale includes a plurality of color-coded subunits of measurement periodically disposed on the base medium. Each set of subunits equaling one half of each base unit and color-coded in a color shade corresponding to the color of the base unit. An elongated element is provided to receive the base medium.10-23-2008
20100297590Measurement Teaching Aid and Manipulative - A teaching aid is disclosed herein that includes at least one gallon container, two half-gallon containers, four quart containers, two pint containers, and two half-pint containers. Each equivalent measurement may be attached to one another thus showing and teaching students equivalencies of each measurement in volume and capacity. A method for teaching students is also disclosed herein, using the teaching aid in conjunction with associated lesson plans and study guides.11-25-2010
434218000 NUCLEAR ENERGY OR RADIOACTIVE RADIATION DETECTION OR SIMULATION 3
20090263770SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SIMULATING HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS FOR PORTABLE DETECTION METERS USED BY FIRST RESPONDERS - The system and method for simulating hazardous environments provides simulated meter readings of hazardous environment for training first responder entry teams by controlling a simulated display provided to portable detection meters, such as via a wireless interface. The simulator provides meter reading displays for selected environments and allows for two-way interactive response. A master control unit allows direct control of individual meter displays and scenarios representing various hazardous environments. A hazardous environment is reflected by parameters indicating the presence of hazardous substances, and the apparatus can be implemented by external placement on current meters, as part of a general training meter, or using technology to internally control existing meters.10-22-2009
20090263771CONTAMINATION DETECTION SIMULATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Provided are contamination detection simulation systems and methods comprising a control unit that generates a first signal comprising data corresponding to a simulated source of contamination; a simulated detector that receives the signal from the control unit, the simulated detector positioned at a distance from a surface; a proximity detector that determines the distance between the simulated detector and the surface and outputs a distance result; and a processing unit that generates a second signal in response to the first signal and the distance result.10-22-2009
20080241805System and method for simulated dosimetry using a real time locating system - A system for providing a simulated total dose exposure measurement during a nuclear facility training exercise by locating participants using a real time location system, modeling incremental exposure as a function of location and summing incremental exposure to produce a total dose for each of the participants. Total dose may be displayed via a wireless link to a simulated dosimiter worn by each participant. Radiation sources may also have location tags and the exposure model may be modified in real time according to the tracked location of the radiation source. In one embodiment, the locating technology comprises near field locating technology based on comparing near field signal characteristics. Alternative locating technologies may be used.10-02-2008
434106000 ASTROLOGY 2
20090162815ZI WEI DOU SHU ANALYZING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF - An analyzing method of a zi wei dou shu system is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: generating a birth chart according to personal information of a user; quantifying the information in the birth chart; drawing a period of fortune trend curve based on transits of time, whereby the user can refer to numerical information to interpret his/her own fortune.06-25-2009
20090263767Method for Charting Astrological Events - A method of charting astrological events comprises the steps of obtaining a user's date of interest which is often a birthdate and using the date to chart the position of celestial objects at the date of interest on an astrological chart divided into 12 equal segments. The user selects a celestial object of interest such as Mercury etc. and rotates the alignment until the object is on the zero point. The user then looks at specific angles called crucial points or secondary crucial points which coincide with 45 degree increments from the zero point. Crucial events are determined by the presence of celestial objects such as the Sun or Moon appearing in those crucial points. The method is repeated for another celestial object of interest by rotating until the other celestial object is at the zero point. In one embodiment, a computer is used to calculate and rotate the chart.10-22-2009
434001000 DETECTION OR RANGE DETERMINATION OF DISTANT OBJECT BY APPARATUS USING SENSOR OF ELECTROMAGNETIC OR SOUND ENERGY 2
20090220922FISHING SIMULATION METHOD, FISHING SIMULATION EXECUTION METHOD, AND FISHING SIMULATOR - The present invention relates to a fishing simulation method, a fishing simulation execution method, and a fishing simulator, and more specifically, to a fishing simulation method, a fishing simulation execution method, and a fishing simulator, in which a fishing activity procedure of detecting a fish school, gathering fish, and catching the fish can be realized in a three-dimensional virtual space of a computer, and a fishery environment and fishing activity simulated in the computer virtual space comes to be similar to a real fishery environment and fishing activity by simulating the behavior of the fish school, including an avoidance behavior of fish entities forming the fish school, responding to the movement of a fishing boat and a fishing gear, thereby enhancing learning effects on the fishery environment and the fishing activity.09-03-2009
20090253102Method for tracking soft tissue masses in images using directed graphs - Region of interest (ROI) corresponding to a soft tissue mass are tracked in a training video acquired by sonography. The locations of the ROI are used to construct a directed graph in which each node represents a location of the tracked ROI, and the edges represent temporal relations of the ROIs. The soft tissue mass can also be tracked using the graph, and appropriate treatment can be delivered.10-08-2009
434126000 FLUID FLOW OR WAVE MOTION 2
20110065068Eyewear Aerodynamic Evaluation Unit - A point-of-sale multi-directional wind simulator will allow customers to evaluate the aerodynamic properties of active eyewear prior to purchase. The invention is configurable in stand-up and countertop configurations.03-17-2011
20110311951Device and Method for Generating Vortex - A device and method for generating a visible vortex for display or educational purposes is disclosed. A container houses a two-phase fluidic system of a primary fluid, such as water, and a secondary fluid such as silicone fluid carrying a powder which has no affinity for the primary fluid. The two-phase fluidic system may be stirred using a stir bar or pump to general the vortex.12-22-2011
434432000 DESK, TABLE, OR STUDY BOOTH 1
20080241814Variable Configuration Desk Having Worksurface Locking Feature - A furniture assembly has a worksurface and worksurface support structure. The furniture assembly is constructed such that the worksurface support structure is not locked into a desired configuration until the worksurface is secured to the worksurface support structure. The worksurface support structure includes a pair of leg assemblies between which a panel extends. The angular relationship between the leg assemblies and the panel can be adjusted, and engagement of the worksurface with the leg assemblies and the panel functions to maintain the panel in engagement with the worksurface and to lock the position of the leg assemblies relative to the panel.10-02-2008
434235000 PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE 1
20110020777JURY RESEARCH SYSTEM - A system for obtaining information on individuals including jurors and providing a variety of reports via the Internet in a rapid manner. The reports can be compiled and reviewed simultaneously by multiple users and notes can be included on the report format. The user may customize the information searched and presented.01-27-2011

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