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2019

SYSTEM AND METHOD ENABLING DYNAMIC TEACHER SUPPORT CAPABILITIES
Chetlur Malolan, Mohamed Shajith I, Reddy Vinay Kumar, Sengupta Bikram, Weldemariam Komminist

Abstract

COGNITIVE RIDE SCHEDULING
Kwatra Shikhar, Krystek Paul, Weldemariam Komminist, Schaeffer Blaise
scheduling, distributed computing, computer science, cognition
Abstract

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTEXT-DRIVEN DISPLAYING OF SHORTCUTS ON TOUCHSCREEN
Gritzman Ashley D, Diriye Abdigani, Weldemariam Komminist
user interface, touchscreen, input device, icon, human computer interaction, computer science
Abstract

AUTOMATED MANAGEMENT OF UNDESIRED CODE USE BASED ON PREDICTED VALUATION AND RISK ANALYSIS
Pandit Sushain, Weldemariam Komminist, Kwatra Shikhar, Diriye Abdigani, Krystek Paul
valuation, user interface, risk analysis, machine learning, computer science, artificial intelligence
Abstract

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING ANOMALIES IN EXAMINATIONS
Bhattacharya Kamal K, Lenchner Jonathan, Wayua Charity, Weldemariam Komminist
transparency, redundancy, computer security, computer science, blockchain
Abstract

SMARTPHONE MONOPOD WITH USE RESTRICTION ENFORCEMENT
Kundu Ashish, Nanavati Amit A, Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
shutter, logic gate, electrical engineering, computer science
Abstract

CONTEXTUAL TEST ALTERATION
Gordon Michael S, Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
test data, natural language processing, contextual design, computer science, computer program, cheating, artificial intelligence
Abstract

DENTAL HEALTH TRACKING VIA BLOCKCHAIN
Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
pattern recognition, feature vector, computer science, blockchain, artificial intelligence, append
Abstract

GENERATING SELECTABLE CONTROL ITEMS FOR A LEARNER
Erickson Thomas D, Lenchner Jonathan, Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
human computer interaction, computer science, adaptive learning
Abstract

Detecting an illumination need
Erickson Thomas D, Pickover Clifford A, Vukovic Maja, Weldemariam Komminist
illumination action, drone, computer vision, computer science, computer program, artificial intelligence
Abstract

CONTEXTUAL USER PROFILE PHOTO SELECTION
Komminist Weldemariam, Shikhar Kwatra, Sarbajit K. Rakshit, Clifford A. Pickover
user profile, photo image, image file formats, computer vision, computer science, artificial intelligence
Abstract

System and Method Toward Goal Driven Matchmaking for Mobile Workers
A. Kalia, J. Hwang, M. Vukovic, K. Weldemariam

Improved Parkinson's treatment adjustment and rehabilitation therapy based on analysis of adaptive serious games
L. Ter-Minassian, C. Cintas, A. Walcott-Bryant, K. Weldermariam
US App. No.: 16/665445.

Cognitive decision platform for honey value chain
L. Ter-Minassian, C. Wachira, N. K. Bore, K. Weldemariam.
US App. No.: 16/665633.

System and method for detecting prescription abuse for controlled substances using a distributed ledger and machine learning model
M. Lorenzo, T. Togwe, M. Thavasi, K. Weldemariam
App. No.: 16/592818

System and method for estimating farm cultivation quality
J. Mutahi, D. Kaguma, P. Wawer, S. Karumba, P. Lucena, N. Bore, A. Kinai, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/565457

Operations management based on predicted operations effectiveness
W. Ogallo, A. Walcott, C. Wayua, K. Weldemariam.
US App No.: 16/539162

Detection and management of disease outbreaks in livestock using health graph networks
A. Gritzman, T. Kurien, D. S. Mapiye, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/540211.

Predictive car wash services for a vehicle based on anticipated routes of travel
O. Bent, K. Weldemariam, M. Gordon, J. R Kozloski
US App No.: 16/565933.

Providing live first aid response guidance using a machine learning based cognitive aid planner
A. Kalia, M. Vukovic, M. Gordon, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/569032

Device protection based on prediction and contextual analysis
A. Diriye, S. Kwatra, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/431181

Buyback Provision Mechanism
S.C. Maina, A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/424437

Communication Devices
A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam, I. Goldberg, C. Pickover
US App No.: 16/431682

Interpreting reactions of other people for physically impaired during an emergency situation
A. W. Sifuna, C. Kipchirchir, D. Kaguma, A. Kinai, C. Cintas, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/424266

Contextual Hashtag Generator
C. Cintas, N. Khan, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/426516

Contextual API CAPTCHA
A. Kinai, K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, S. Kwatra
US App No.:16/419368

Cognitive volume and speech frequency levels adjustment
M. Gordon, H. Riel, A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam
US App No.:16/398968.

Enabling Attention by Leveraging a user-effective communication channel
K. Weldemariam, S. Kwatra, J. Lenchner
US App No.:16/400018

Detecting Vehicular Deviation from a specified path
J. Lenchner, R. Yurdakul, K. Weldemariam
US App No.: 16/355989

Parking continuity with unused duration between automated vehicles.
M. Gordon, J. Kozloski, S. Kwatra, K. Weldemariam
US App No.:16/398968

Crop grading via deep learning
K. Weldemariam, M. Gordon, K. Fleming
US App N0.: 16/288087

Context enabled sender communication awareness system
K. Weldemariam, S. Speakman, I. Goldberg, S. Kwatra, M. Morales
US App Np.: 16/257583

Social media control provisioning to trusted friends
I. Markus, K. Weldemariam, S. Kwatra, A. Diriye, M. Gordon.
US App No. 16/172735

Cognitive diabetic regulator
Kala Fleming, Sally Simone Flore Rose Lylie Fobi, Michael Gordon, Komminist Weldemariam, others
US Patent App. 15/859,452


2018

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INCIDENT VALIDATION AND RANKING USING HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN DATA SOURCES
Kaguma David W, Njuguna Jidraph, Ogunyoku Temitope, Weldemariam Komminist
ranking, incident report, data mining, credibility, computer science
Abstract

MANAGING LIFELONG LEARNER EVENTS ON A BLOCKCHAIN
Darnell Shelby Solomon, Lenchner Jonathan, Sow Daby M, Wayua Charity, Weldemariam Komminist
risk assessment, metadata, lifelong learning, digital learning, database transaction, data science, computer science, blockchain
Abstract

MANAGING SCHOOL SYSTEMS ON A BLOCKCHAIN
Darnell Shelby Solomon, Lenchner Jonathan, Sow Daby M, Wayua Charity, Weldemariam Komminist
stakeholder, security token, identifier, database transaction, database, computer science, blockchain
Abstract

SOFTWARE BOT CONFLICT-RESOLUTION SERVICE AGENT
Erickson Thomas D, Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
software engineering, software, conflict resolution, computer science
Abstract

LOCATION-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY GAME CONTROL
Pickover Clifford A, Weldemariam Komminist
mobile device, human computer interaction, computer science, augmented reality
Abstract

Improved Impairing and Deterring of Online Profiling.
Francois Pierre Luus, Ashley Daniel Gritzman, Chane Simone Moodley, K. Weldemariam
US App No. 16/221520

AUTOMATED GRANTING OF ACCESS TO NETWORKS AND SERVICES FOR PRE-PAID DEVICES
DAVID KAGUMA, JULIET K. MUTAHI, SKYLER D. SPEAKMAN, KOMMINIST WELDEMARIAM

Abstract

Configuring classroom physical resources
Shelby S Darnell, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Nalini K Ratha, Komminist Weldemariam
US Patent App. 15/486,429

Advanced webpage content management.
A. D. Gritzman, S. Kwatra, T. Nyakey, J. Wilson, K. Weldemariam
US Appl. No.: 16/004656.

System and method of acquiring road data
BRYANT, Reginald Eugene and Walcott, Aisha and Wamburu, John Mbari and Weldemariam, Komminist S
US Patent App. 15/440,885
Abstract

MYOELECTRIC CONTROL OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE BY PROSTHETIC LIMB
Erickson, Thomas D and Fleming, Kala K and Pickover, Clifford A and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/399,109
Abstract

SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR AN AIR QUALITY AMELIORATION ACTION
Kundu, Ashish and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/396,931
Abstract

SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR LOCUST SWARM AMELIORATION
Erickson, Thomas D and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/396,908
Abstract

DRONE AND DRONE-BASED SYSTEM FOR COLLECTING AND MANAGING WASTE FOR IMPROVED SANITATION
Gordon, Michael S and Pore, Meenal and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/264,720
Abstract

System and Method for Automatic Detection and Clustering of Articles Using Multimedia Information
Stewart, Osamuyimen and Weldemariam, Komminist and Zeni, Mattia
US Patent App. 15/234,921
Abstract

Parking for self-driving car
Kundu, Ashish and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent 9,919,704
Abstract

Aerial drone companion device and a method of operating an aerial drone companion device
Erickson, Thomas D and Pickover, Clifford A and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/267,413
Abstract

Drone used for authentication and authorization for restricted access via an electronic lock
Erickson, Thomas D and Fleming, Kala K and Pickover, Clifford A and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent 9,875,592
Abstract

Drone and drone-based system and methods for helping users assemble an object
Chefalas, Thomas E and Kochut, Andrzej and Pickover, Clifford A and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/223,359
Abstract

Unmanned aerial vehicle-based system for livestock parasite amelioration
Fobi, Simone and Pickover, Clifford A and Weldemariam, Komminist Sisai
US Patent App. 15/197,310
Abstract

Conversation Attendant and Assistant Platform
A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam and C. Pickover
Patent App No. 15/868609. Patent

Autonomous mobile beehives
K. Weldemariam, K. Fleming, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/285189 Patent 15285189

Dynamic and Adaptive Learning System Generator
M Chetlur, B Sengupta, RR Sindhgatta, KS Weldemariam
App. No. 15/198014 Patent
Abstract

Method and system for automatic real-time identification and presentation of analogies to clarify a concept
Pickover, Clifford A and Schloss, Robert J and Weldemariam, Komminist S and Zhou, Lin
US Patent App. 15/200,243
Abstract


2017

Route accessibility for users of mobility assistive technology
A. Walcott, K. Weldemariam, C. Pickover
US 15/65136 Patent

Automated digital content summarization on mobile devices
K. Weldemariam, K. Fleming, S.S. Flore Rose, C. Pickover
US Patent App: US 15/68212 Patent

Amelioration of Traffic gridlock conditions
K. Weldemariam, J. A. Greenberger, C. Pickover, Z. M Greenberger
US Patent App. 15/679889 Patent

Blockchain Web Browser Interface
K. Weldemariam, J. Kozloski, C. Pickover
US 15/448995 Patent

Blockchain-enhanced mobile telecommunication device
K. Weldemariam, J. Kozloski, Cliffover A. Pickover
US 15/448822 Patent

Tracking Items used for providing medical services
S. Karumba, K. Weldemariam, C. Pickover.
US 15/398272 Patent

Modifying Behavior of Autonomous Vehicle Based on Advanced Predicted Behavior Analysis of Nearby Drivers
Erickson, Thomas D and Pickover, Clifford A and Walcott, Aisha and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/251,104
Abstract

Smartphone safety system for pedestrians
Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent 9,846,999
Abstract

System and method for Context-driven displaying of Shortcuts and Command on Cognitive Touchpad
A. Gritzman, A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam
Patent App No. US 15/836932 Patent

Cognitive Ride Booking mechanism based on Traffic, Surcharge, and Personal Preferences
P. Krystek, S. Kwatra, K. Weldemariam, B. Schaeffer
Patent App No. US 5/832944 Patent

Cognitive Baby Pacifier
J. Hwang, A. Kalia, M. Vukovic, K. Weldemariam, M. Gordon
Patent App No. US 15/706814. Patent

Context-aware deterrent and response system for financial transaction device security
Stewart, Osamuyimen and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/162,880
Abstract

Reducing distractions caused by user devices in group settings
Pickover, Clifford A and Schloss, Robert J and Weldemariam, Komminist S and Zhou, Lin
US Patent 9,756,552
Abstract

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Data Management
K. Weldemariam, A. Kundu, C. Pickover
App No: 15/463147 Patent

Drone CAPTCHA
K. Weldemariam, A. Sailer, C. Pickover
US 15/679558. Patent

Point-Of-Sale System for Real-Time Risk Assessment, Instant Message-Based Collaborative Guarantorship, And Method For Using The Same
A. Diriye, K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, C. Pickover
US 15/61497 Patent

Managing lifelong learner event via blockchain systems and methods
C. Wayua, K. Weldemariam, S. S Darnell, D. Sow, J. Lenchner
US 15/605126 Patent

Vehicle Transaction Validation
K. Weldemariam and C. Pickover
US 15631468 Patent

Automated granting of access to WiFi Networks and Services for pre-paid devices
S. Speakman, J. Mutahi, D. kaguma, K. Weldemariam
US 15/613243 Patent

Rating Data Management
K. Weldemariam and C. Pickover
US 15/617593 Patent

A system and method for managing school systems on blockchain
C. Wayua, K. Weldemariam, S. S Darnell, D. Sow, J. Lenchner
US 15/582858 Patent

Method and System for Location-based Augmented Reality Game Control
K. Weldemariam and Clifford A. Pickover
US 15/58271 Patent

Blockchain for Issue/Defect Tracking System
K. Weldemariam and C. Pickover
US 15/582967 Patent

Configuring Classroom Physical Resources
S. S Darnell, K. Weldemariam, N. Ratha, S. Pankanti
US 15/486429 Patent

Blockchain tracking of virtual universe traversal results
K. Weldemariam, C. Pickover, J. Kozloski
US 15581084 Patent

Blockchain for program code credit and programmer contribution in a collective
K. Weldemariam, J. Kozloski, C. Pickover.
US 15/399183 Patent

System, method and computer program product for estimating, scheduling, and monitoring farm activity
K. Weldemariam, K. Fleming, J. Lenchner.
US 15/396922 Patent

Facilitating mitigation of dangerous activities
M. Gordon, K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, C. Pickover.
US 15/429955 Patent

System, method and computer program product for drone swarm road lighting
K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, T. Erickson, C. Pickover.
US 15/396915 Patent

Resource-dependent road data acquisition method and system
John Mbari, Aisha Walcott, Komminist Weldemariam, Reginald Brayant
US 15/440885 Patent


2016

Sand cleaning vehicle and a method of cleaning sand using the same
Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/273,350
Abstract

Predicting Crop Productivity via Intervention Planning on Small-scale Farms
Fleming, Kala K and Ondula, Elizabeth A and Samuel, Lianna and Weldemariam, Komminist S
US Patent App. 15/246,773
Abstract

System for intelligent injecting and ejecting of virtual connected buttons for os interfaces
Chefalas, Thomas E and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja and Weldemariam, Komminist Sisai
US Patent App. 15/244,240
Abstract

Personalized Situation Awareness Using Human Emotions and Incident Properties
Ogunyoku, Temitope A and Weldemariam, Komminist Sisai
US Patent App. 15/239,156
Abstract

Cooperative download among low-end devices under resource constrained environment
David W. Kaguma, Samuel Karumba, Komminist Weldemariam
US Patent App. 20,170/346,887

System and Method for Creating a Census Hub in Resource Constrained Regions
Bhattacharya, Kamal and Kalton, Alan and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/058,290
Abstract

Personality sharing among drone swarm
K. Weldemariam, K. Fleming, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/417644 Patent

Authentication based on configuration of interlocking bricks
Komminist Weldemariam, E. Zamora, R. Hamilton, C. Pickover
US 15/216953 Patent

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-based system for creating foam splint
K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/222574 Patent

Self-driving vehicle sensor fault remediation
A. Kundu, K. Weldemariam, A. Nanavati, C. Pickover
US 15/226217 Patent

Drone hotel and system, method and computer program product for a drone hotel
K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/396927 Patent

Deployment of lubricant with an unmanned aerial vehicle
K. Weldemariam, K. Fleming, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/398929 Patent


2015

Adaptive event management framework for resource-constrained environments
Bent, Oliver and Mutahi, Juliet K and Sengupta, Bikram and Weldemariam, Komminist S
US Patent App. 14/852,014
Abstract