2024-AAPMohammadhadi Amini, Naphtali D. Rishe, Khandaker Mamun Ahmed. U.S. Patent No. US11875566B1 “Anomalous Activity Recognition In Videos.” Application No. 18484039. Filed: October 10, 2023. Patent issued on: January 16, 2024. FIU-IP-2023-053.
2022-SAPDeya Banisakher, Naphtali Rishe, Mark Finlayson. U.S. Patent 11537888B2. “Systems and Methods for Predicting Pain Level”. Application 16875041 filed: May 15, 2020. Patent issued on: December 27, 2022. FIU-IP-2019-007. Summary: Learning and predicting the self-reported pain improvement levels of osteoarthritis.
2022-DDPDeya Banisakher, Naphtali Rishe, Mark Finlayson. U.S. Patent 11494418B2. “Systems and Methods for Determining Document Section Types”. Application 17160712 filed: January 28, 2021. Patent issued on: November 8, 2022. FIU-IP-2020-019. Summary: Automatic partitioning of a document into section types, using Bayesian model merging Analogical Story Merging (ASM) algorithms. The system learns the section structure of documents without a pre-existing ontology of sections or manual annotation.
2021-TDPFrancisco Ortega, Jules Calella, Naphtali Rishe, S.S. Iyengar. “Three Dimensional Touch Conductive Fabric”. U.S. Patent 10908745B2. Patent issued on: February 2, 2021. Patent Application 16015801 filed: June 22, 2018. FIU-IP-1744. Summary: Flexible insulated conductive fabric as a wearable device and multi-dimensional motion sensor.
2021-SMPDeya Banisakher, Naphtali Rishe, Mark Finlayson. U.S. Patent 10949622B2. “Systems and Methods for Segmenting Documents”. Application 16667991. Filed: October 30, 2019. Patent issued on: March 16, 2021. FIU-IP-1744. Summary: Automatic modeling of the discourse structure of psychiatric reports and segmenting these reports into sections, by learning the section types, positions, and sequence.
2020-WDPFrancisco Ortega, Naphtali Rishe, Armando Barreto. U.S. Patent No. 10806375B2. “Wearable Device and Methods of Using the Same.” Application No. 15585395. Filed: May 3, 2017. Patent issued on: October 20, 2020. FIU-IP-1612. Summary: Wearable input devices (e.g. a finger or wrist sensor) capturing ambient conditions and the movement and bio-signals of the user.
2020-UEPOliver Ullrich, Naphtali Rishe, and Victor Potapenko. U.S. Patent No. 10831332 B2. “User Interface Element for Building Interior Previewing and Navigation.” Application No. 15440524. Filed: February 23, 2017. Patent issued on: November 10, 2020. FIU-IP-1654. Summary: Communicating, displaying, and storing information on buildings, malls, cruise-ships, museums, construction sites; an interface to manipulate and define structural elements and to query and navigate.
2019-WQPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Jahkell Lazarre, Tao Li. “Window Query Monitoring for Mobile Devices and Central Database Servers With a Tree-like Index.” US Patent 10210272 B1 issued 2019-02-19, Patent Application 15822667 filed 2017-11-27. FIU-IP-1724. Summary: Identifying interest points within a query window, with safe region around it.
2019-VEPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Weitong Liu, Jahkell Lazarre, Tao Li. “Voronoi Diagram-based Algorithm for Efficient Progressive Continuous Range Query for Moving Objects.” US Patent 10412544 B1 issued 2019-09-10, Patent Application 16266479 filed 2/2019. Summary: Efficiently and progressively computing a continuous range query (CRQ) to retrieve moving objects' data within a given region around the user moving along a path; with predictive and continuous production of query results without the need to repost the query as the reference point is moving. FIU-IP-1739.
2019-VDPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Weitong Liu, Jahkell Lazarre, Tao Li. U.S. Patent No. US10200814B1 “Voronoi Diagram-Based Algorithm for Efficient Progressive Continuous K-Nearest Neighbor Query for Moving Objects”. Application No. 15960797. Filed: April 24, 2018. Patent issued on: February 5, 2019. Summary: Computing k-nearest neighbors for queries by location-based services; detecting interest points within a predetermined distance of the user device using a kNN algorithm, organizing the interest points within a Voronoi tree, and continuously recomputing position-specific results. FIU-IP-1711.
2019-VBPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Jahkell Lazarre, Tao Li. “Voronoi-based Efficient Algorithm for Range Query Monitoring for Mobile Devices and Central Database Servers.” Patent US10346477B1. Issued July 9, 2019. USPTO Patent Application 15945255 filed April 2018. Summary: Computing a mobile range query by building two min-heaps that contain in-border and out-border intersect points and constructing a safe region. FIU-IP-1729.
2019-GSPNaphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent No. US10191945B2. “Geolocating Social Media.” Application No. 14184399. Filed: February 19, 2014. Patent issued on: January 29, 2019. Summary: Techniques for geolocating social media are described. According to an embodiment, a textual non-geolocated social media message is probabilistically localized by comparing to contemporaneous geo-spatial clusters of messages in a knowledge database. FIU-IP-1219.
2019-EPPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Weitong Liu, Jahkell Lazarre, Tao Li. “Efficient Progressive Continuous k-Nearest Neighbor Query Algorithm for Moving Objects with a Tree-like Index.” Patent US10331753B1 issued June 25, 2019. Patent application 15945222 filed April 4, 2018. Summary: Computing continuous k-nearest neighbor (kNN) queries related to moving objects for location-based services; producing ordered kNN query results in a continuous and progressive manner. FIU-IP-1713.
2018-VVPArmando Barreto, Naphtali Rishe, Francisco Ortega, Nonnarit O-larnnithipong. U.S. Patent US9900555 B1 “VRT: Virtual Round Table.” Application 15634560 filed: Jun 27, 2017. Patent issued on: February 20, 2018. FIU-IP-1708. Summary: A system of cameras, microphones, speakers, and sensors allowing a teleconference feel like sitting around a table.
2018-UIPOliver Ullrich, Naphtali Rishe, Daniel Luckerath. U.S. Patent No. US10061501B2 “User Interface for Co-Optimizing Weight Factors”. Application No. 14877379. Filed: October 7, 2015. Patent issued on: August 28, 2018. FIU-IP-1523. Summary: A touchable triangle allows a user to assign importance weights to three interrelated decision optimization objectives using a single gesture.
2018-RCPOliver Ullrich and Naphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent No. US9964948B2 “Remote Control and Concierge Service for an Autonomous Transit Vehicle Fleet.” Application No. 15429261 filed February 10, 2017. Patent issued on: May 8, 2018. Summary: A VR/AR remote control center for an autonomous vehicle fleet to handle emergencies and interact with passengers, and with drivers and pedestrians outside the vehicle. Exclusively licensed to: Guident Ltd. FIU-IP-1626.
2018-PCPMingjin Zhang, Naphtali Rishe, Weitong Liu, Tao Li. U.S. Patent No. US10095724B1 “Progressive Continuous Range Query for Moving Objects with a Tree-Like Index”. Application No. 15672884. Filed: August 9, 2017. Patent issued on: October 9, 2018. Summary: Computing a progressive continuous range query, using branch-and-bound to index interest points with a tree-index, generating a nearest enter split-points for nodes in the tree-index. FIU-IP-1706.
2018-GDPFrancisco Ortega, Naphtali Rishe, Armando Barreto. U.S. Patent US9886190B2 “Gesture Discernment and Processing System.” Application 14555854 filed November 28, 2014. Patent issued on: February 6, 2018. FIU-IP-1429. Summary: A gesture interpreter using Petri Nets.
2018-ERPOliver Ullrich and Naphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent No. US9892639B2 “Emissions Reduction in Vehicle Parking.” Application No. 14660283 filed March 17, 2015. Patent issued on: February 13, 2018. Summary: In a garage with entrance/exit cameras, probabilistically derive from event history a recommendation to drive directly the most desirable among the likely available parking zone rather than cruising through most desirable but unlikely available zones. FIU-IP-1432.
2017-SRPNaphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US9734161B2 “Streaming Representation of Moving Objects and Shapes in a Geographic Information Service.” Application 14215484 filed March 17, 2014. Patent issued on: August 15, 2017. FIU-IP-1301. Summary: GIS functionality for querying, analysis and visualization of real-time streaming data pertaining to moving objects (e.g., vehicles, people, sensors, weather phenomena) in conjunction with relatively static multi-temporal geospatial data.
2017-FCPOliver Ullrich and Naphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US9601101B1 “Frequency Calibration for Audio Synthesizers.” Application 14847627 filed September 8, 2015. Patent issued on: March 21, 2017. Summary: Calibration of oscillation frequencies for an analog audio synthesizer, including continuously compensating for the frequency irregularities which originate from insufficient calibration and/or frequency drift of the oscillator circuits. FIU-IP-1507.
2017-DRPOliver Ullrich, Naphtali Rishe, Daniel Lueckerath. U.S. Patent US9786173B2 “Dynamic Routing of Transit Vehicles.” Application 14829021 filed August 18, 2015. Patent issued on: October 10, 2017. Summary: Dynamic selection of a transit route through the stop zones of a transit line by choosing an optimized combination of stop options and route segment options for the transit vehicle. FIU-IP-1436
2017-AEPOliver Ullrich and Naphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US9786175B1 “Availability Estimation Method for Parking Lots Based on Incomplete Data.” Application 15252383 filed August 31, 2016. Patent issued on: October 10, 2017. Summary: Monitoring parking areas and recommending a parking spot or a parking area to a driver, using incomplete camera or sensor coverage and minimal overhead. FIU-IP-1625.
2014-CSPThomas F. Gustafson, Naphtali Rishe, Ramon Trias, Kenneth Stapleton. U.S. Patent US8915669 B1 “Cross Street Transit and Multimodal Multi-Level Station and Pedestrian-Oriented Interchange.” Patent issued on: December 23, 2014. Application 13907085 filed May 31, 2013. FIU-IP-1215. Summary: A two-level transit station with vertically moving bus platform.
2004-DQPNaphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US6795825 B2 “Database Querying System and Method” Application 09729630 filed December 1, 2000. Patent issued on: September 21, 2004. Summary: Interpretation of a standard relational SQL language in application to semantic and object-relational databases.
2002-DEPNaphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US6339773 B1 “Data Extractor.” Application 09415998 filed October 12, 1999. Patent issued on: January 15, 2002. Summary: Extracting, de-formatting, and re-formatting data strippable from HTML pages, both public and restricted-use pages, using deployed agents acting on behalf of and with the authority of the user.
1999-TMPEvgeny Vaschillo and Naphtali Rishe. U.S. Patent US5997482 “Therapeutic Method for a Human Subject” Application 09088155 filed June 1, 1998. Patent issued on December 7, 1999. Summary: Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Biofeedback. Spectrally analyzing heartbeat and respiratory rates , thereby defining a phase shift, causing the user to modify the respiratory rate by tending to minimize the phase shift, selecting a frequency of the displayed reference signal which correlates with the modified respiratory signal, and establishing an optimum reference signal displayed as a resonance frequency unique for the user upon approaching the zero phase shift between the heart signal and the modified respiratory signal.
1999-EOPNaphtali Rishe and Artyom Shaposhnikov. U.S. Patent US5920857 “Efficient Optimistic Concurrency Control and Lazy Queries for B-Trees and Other Database Structures”. Application 08905679 filed August 4, 1997. Patent issued on: July 6, 1999. Summary: Fine granularity concurrency control at the level of B-tree records for B-trees, B-trees with variable keys, and their applications, such as semantic and object-oriented databases.