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Recent Patents in Signal Processing (June 2013) - Neural Networks

For our June 2013 issue, we focus on recent patents on neural networks and their applications.

US 8,447,713, "Automated legal evaluation using a neural network over a communications network", by H. Gansner, filed 23 March 2012, issued 21 May 2013, assigned to the inventor.

US 8,428,935, "Neural network for classifying speech and textural data based on agglomerates in a taxonomy table", by P. Waelti, C. Trugenberger, F. Cuypers, and C. Waelti, filed 9 August 2005, issued 23 April 2013, assigned to Infocodex AG (Buchs, Switzerland).

US 8,428,348, "Image analysis through neural network using image average color", by A. Atallah and A. Weinstein, filed 15 April 2009, issued 23 April 2013, assigned to Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA).

US 8,266,083, "Large scale manifold transduction that predicts class labels with a neural network and uses a mean of the class labels", by J. Weston and R. Collobert, filed 2 February 2009, issued 11 September 2012, assigned to NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (Princeton, NJ).

US 8,218,865, "Constructing a color transform using a neural network for colors outside the spectrum locus", by J. Haikin, filed 27 February 2007, issued 10 July 2012, assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (Tokyo, Japan).

US 8,111,174, "Acoustic signature recognition of running vehicles using spectro-temporal dynamic neural network", T. Berger, A. Dibazar and B. Lu, filed 3 October 2008, issued 7 February 2012,

If you have an interesting patent to share when we next feature patents related to neural networks, or if you are especially interested in a signal processing research field that you would want to be highlighted in this section, please send email to Shantanu Rane (rane AT merl DOT com).

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