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IBM Fellow, AI, Future of Computing and Accelerated Discovery
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2020

Automated bounding box generation for objects in an image
Bhattacharjee Bishwaranjan, Smith John R, Greenberg Matthew
minimum bounding box, set, image, matching, object, computer vision, key, computer science, artificial intelligence, confidence score, image based
Abstract


2019

System, method, and recording medium for detecting events for interest from mobile
Chung-Ching Lin, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, John R Smith
US Patent App. 10/204,291

GENERATING A TEXTUAL DESCRIPTION OF AN IMAGE USING DOMAIN-INDEPENDENT ANOMALY ANALYSIS
Jonathan Hudson Connell, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, John Smith
domain, element, image, anomaly, pattern recognition, computer science, artificial intelligence
Abstract


2017

System and method for comparing training data with test data
Codella, Noel Christopher and Kender, John Ronald and Smith, John Richard
US Patent App. 14/982,036
Abstract

System and method for perspective preserving stitching and summarizing views
Chung-Ching Lin, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Aleksandr Y Aravkin, John R Smith
US Patent App. 15/430,057

System, method, and recording medium for compressing aerial videos
Chung-Ching Lin, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, John R Smith
US Patent App. 14/840,140


2016

Image classification utilizing semantic relationships in a classification hierarchy
Michele Merler, John R. Smith, Rosario A. Uceda-Sosa, Hui Wu
contextual image classification, hierarchy, image, pattern recognition, computer science, artificial intelligence, image based
Abstract

Systems and methods for inferring gender by fusion of multimodal content
Cao, Liangliang and Merler, Michele and Smith, John R
US Patent 9,471,851
Abstract

Category Oversampling for Imbalanced Machine Learning
Codella, Noel C and Hua, Gang and Smith, John R
US Patent 20,160,092,789


2015

Assessment and dynamic provisioning of computing resources for multi-tiered application
Danny Y. Chen, David A. Cox, Brent R. Phillips, John H. Smith
utility computing, grid computing, autonomic computing, resource allocation, provisioning, resource, distributed computing, computer science, topology
Abstract

Content acquisition system and method of implementation
Benson, Jesse L and Jaffe, Stephen E and Smith, John R and Trevathan, Matthew B
US Patent 8,972,374

Social Media Event Detection and Content-Based Retrieval
Codella, Noel C and Natsev, Apostol and Smith, John R
US Patent App. 14/693,314

Static Image Segmentation
Codella, Noel C and Hua, Gang and Smith, John R
US Patent 20,150,332,469

Social media event detection and content-based retrieval
Codella, Noel C and Natsev, Apostol and Smith, John R
US Patent 9,104,667

Social media event detection and content-based retrieval
Codella, Noel C and Natsev, Apostol and Smith, John R
US Patent 9,002,069

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CATEGORIZING HEART DISEASE STATES
Codella, Noel C and Connell, II and Jonathan, H and Smith, John R and Ratha, Nalini K
US Patent 20,150,317,789

Enabling interoperability between participants in a network
Aggarwal, Charu C and Campbell, Murray Scott and Chang, Yuan-Chi and Hill, Matthew Leon and Li, Chung-Sheng and Naphade, Milind R and Padmanabhan, Sriram K and Smith, John R and Wang, Min and Wu, Kun-Lung and others
US Patent 9,021,007

Techniques for ground-level photo geolocation using digital elevation
Cao, Liangliang and Codella, Noel CF and Hua, Gang and Smith, John R
US Patent 9,165,217


2014

System and method for relating corresponding points in images with different viewing angles
Lin, Chung-Ching and Pankanti, Sharathchandra U and Smith, John R
US Patent App. 14/251,636

Joint analysis of social and content networks
Smith, John Richard and Tesic, Jelena
US Patent 8,738,695


2013

Real-time adaptive voltage control of logic blocks
Richard S. Graf, Joseph A. Iadanza, Faraydon Pakbaz, Jack R. Smith, Sebastian T. Ventrone, Ivan L. Wemple
voltage divider, dropout voltage, voltage controller, voltage regulation, voltage droop, logic level, voltage regulator, cpu core voltage, electronic engineering, engineering
Abstract

Visually Generated Consumer Product Presentation
Duponchel, Bernadette R and Flickner, Myron and Platt, Victoria B and Smith, John R
US Patent App. 13/926,544
Abstract

Video description system and method
Paek, Seungyup and Benitez, Ana and Chang, Shih-Fu and Puri, Atul and Huang, Qian and Li, Chung-Sheng and Smith, John R and Bergman, Lawrence
US Patent 8,370,869

Image Segmentation Techniques
Codella, Noel C and Smith, John R
US Patent App. 14/012,112

Image Segmentation Techniques
Codella, Noel C and Smith, John R
US Patent App. 13/975,575

Video description system and method
Paek, Seungyup and Benitez, Ana and Chang, Shih-Fu and Puri, Atul and Huang, Qian and Li, Chung-Sheng and Smith, John R and Bergman, Lawrence
US Patent 8,370,869

Techniques for Spatial Semantic Attribute Matching for Location Identification
Liangliang Cao, Noel CF Codella, Gang Hua, Gong Leiguang, Apostol I Natsev, John R Smith
US Patent App. 13/788,433


2012

Method and apparatus for execution of a process
Chang, Yuan-Chi and Lang, Christian A and Smith, John R and Stanoi, Ioana R
US Patent 8,171,226

Method and apparatus for resource allocation among classifiers in classification systems
Li, Chung-Sheng and Lin, Ching-Yung and Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R
US Patent 8,165,983

System and method for using a component business model to organize an enterprise
Cohn, David L and Dill, Robert D and Flaxer, David Bernard and Galambos, George M and Guttman, Robert H and Harishankar, Raman and Kress, David Robert and Murasso, Christopher and Neville, Jeffrey A and Pickover, Clifford Alan and others
US Patent 8,326,665

Using near-duplicate video frames to analyze, classify, track, and visualize evolution and fitness of videos
Matthew L Hill, John R Kender, Apostol I Natsev, John R Smith, Lexing Xie
US Patent App. 13/599,670


2011

Apparatus and methods for auctioning time and desktop space to product and service suppliers
Bergman, Lawrence and Chang, Yuan-Chi and Han, Richard and Li, Chung-Sheng and Smith, John R
US Patent 7,870,053

Method and apparatus for ontology-based classification of media content
Smith, John R and Tseng, Belle L and Wu, Yi
US Patent 7,953,693

Method and apparatus for model-shared subspace boosting for multi-label classification
Smith, John R and Tesic, Jelena and Yan, Rong
US Patent 7,958,068

Method and apparatus for semantic assisted rating of multimedia content
Shahram Ebadollahi, Milind Naphade, Apostol Ivanov Natsev, John Richard Smith, Ioana Roxana Stanoi, Jelena Tesic, Lexing Xie
US Patent 8,032,539


2010

Method and apparatus for automatic multimedia narrative enrichment
Campbell, Murray S and Ebadollahi, Shahram and Hill, Matthew L and Landry, Brian Michael and Li, Chung-Sheng and Natsev, Apostol Ivanov and Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R and Tesic, Jelena and Xie, Lexing and others
US Patent 7,818,329

System and method for annotating multi-modal characteristics in multimedia documents
Adams Jr, Hugh W and Iyengar, Giridharen and Lin, Ching-Yung and Neti, Chalapathy V and Smith, John R and Tseng, Belle L
US Patent 7,793,212

Computer program product and system for autonomous classification
Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R
US Patent 7,792,768

Method and apparatus for automatic multimedia narrative enrichment
Campbell, Murray S and Ebadollahi, Shahram and Hill, Matthew L and Landry, Brian Michael and Li, Chung-Sheng and Natsev, Apostol Ivanov and Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R and Tesic, Jelena and Xie, Lexing and others
US Patent 7,818,329

System and method for annotating multi-modal characteristics in multimedia documents
Adams Jr, Hugh W and Iyengar, Giridharen and Lin, Ching-Yung and Neti, Chalapathy V and Smith, John R and Tseng, Belle L
US Patent 7,793,212

Computer program product and system for autonomous classification
Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R
US Patent 7,792,768

Multi-facet classification scheme for cataloging of information artifacts
Matthew Hill, John R Kender, Apostol Natsev, Quoc-Bao Nguyen, John R Smith, Jelena Tesic, Lexing Xie, Rong Yan
US Patent App. 12/825,609

Method and apparatus for automatic multimedia narrative enrichment
Murray S Campbell, Shahram Ebadollahi, Matthew L Hill, Brian Michael Landry, Chung-Sheng Li, Apostol Ivanov Natsev, Milind R Naphade, John R Smith, Jelena Tesic, Lexing Xie, others
US Patent 7,818,329

Visual meme tracking for social media analysis
Matthew L Hill, John R Kender, Apostol I Natsev, John R Smith, Lexing Xie
US Patent App. 12/909,137



2009

Multi-modal fusion in content-based retrieval
Lin, Ching-Yung and Natsev, Apostol and Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R and Tseng, Belle L
US Patent 7,610,306


2008

Adaptive probabilistic query expansion
Basu, Sankar and Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R
US Patent 7,437,349

Method and apparatus for autonomous classification
Naphade, Milind R and Smith, John R
US Patent 7,426,498


2007

Method and apparatus for using multiple channels of disseminated data content in responding to information requests
John Richard Smith, Ioana Roxana Stanoi, Jelena Tesic
data element, dimension, request for information, set, data access, dissemination, data mining, information retrieval, carry, exploit, computer science
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Method and apparatus for semantic super-resolution of audio-visual data
Milind R. Naphade, John R. Smith
semantic computing, semantic similarity, semantic compression, semantic technology, semantic equivalence, probabilistic latent semantic analysis, semantic search, semantics, natural language processing, information retrieval, computer science, artificial
Abstract

Method and apparatus for joint analysis of social and content networks
John Richard Smith, Jelena Tesic
set, social network, computer network, data mining, computer science, link, content, join, closed loop, joint analysis
Abstract

Method, Apparatus and Program Storage Device For Providing Customizable, Immediate and Radiating Menus For Accessing Applications and Actions
David Frederick Champion, Timothy Andreas Meserth, Mark E. Molander, Patrick Gabor Nyeste, David Thomas Windell, Jeffrey John Smith
computer hardware, computer science, cursor
Abstract

Temporal segment based extraction and robust matching of video fingerprints
Jane Wen Chang, Apostol Ivanov Natsev, John R Smith
US Patent App. 11/958,298


2006

Method for resource allocation among classifiers in classification systems
Chung-Sheng Li, Ching-Yung Lin, Milind R. Naphade, John R. Smith
resource allocation, operating point, resource, set, data mining, computer science, quality
Abstract



2005

Multimedia archive description scheme
A B Benitez, A Jaimes, P Seungyup, S F Chang, C S Li, J R Smith
US Patent 6,941,325



2004

System and method for dynamically executing a function in a programmable logic array
Kenneth J. Goodnow, Clarence R. Ogilvie, Christopher B. Reynolds, Jack R. Smith, Sebastian T. Ventrone
function block diagram, programmer, programmable logic array, block, erasable programmable logic device, process, software, function, parallel computing, algorithm, computer science
Abstract



2003

System, method, and recording medium for coarse-to-fine descriptor propagation, mapping and/or classification
Milind Naphade, Apostol Natsev, John Smith
granularity, computer vision, content, computer science, artificial intelligence, coarse to fine
Abstract

Multimedia content description framework
L D Bergman, M Y Y Kim, C S Li, R Mohan, J R Smith
US Patent 6,564,263


2002

Method and apparatus for generating progressive queries and models for decision support
Lawrence D. Bergman, Yuan-Chi Chang, Chung-Sheng Li, John R. Smith
decision support system, external data representation, process, data acquisition, transmission, data mining, key, computer science, function, progressive transmission
Abstract

Apparatus and methods for semantic representation and retrieval of multimedia content
H W Adams, G Iyengar, C Y Lin, M R Naphade, C V Neti, H J Nock, J R Smith, B L Tseng
US Patent App. 10/315,334

Selectively changeable line width memory
Rafael Blanco, Jack R. Smith, Sebastian T. Ventrone
semiconductor memory, auxiliary memory, memory bank, line, cache, task, set, computer hardware, computer science, line width
Abstract

Dynamic optimization of multi-feature queries
Yuan-Chi Chang, Christian Alexander Lang, John Richard Smith
feature, random access, data mining, information retrieval, computer science, factor, response time, plan, multi feature
Abstract

Method and apparatus for active annotation of multimedia content
Sankar Basu, Ching-Yung Lin, Milind Naphade, John Smith, Belle Tseng
classifier, search engine indexing, annotation, information retrieval, multimedia, computer science, labeled data, supervised training
Abstract

Multidimensional indexing structure for use with linear optimization queries
L D Bergman, V Castelli, Y C Chang, C S Li, J R Smith
US Patent App. 10/047,129


Systems, methods and computer program products for modifying web content for display via pervasive computing devices
S S Adams, S G Hild, R O LaMaire, H Maruyama, R Mohan, S Singhal, J R Smith, others
US Patent 6,457,030



2001


Multimedia network for knowledge representation
Ana Benitez-Jimenez, Chung-Sheng Li, John Smith
knowledge representation and reasoning, information discovery, multimedia, information retrieval, computer science, encoding, multimedia information, multimedia network
Abstract

Network for describing multimedia information
Ana Belen Benitez-Jimenez, Chung-Sheng Li, John R. Smith
information discovery, multimedia, information retrieval, computer science, encoding, multimedia information, multimedia network
Abstract

Methods and apparatus for enabling an electronic information marketplace
Lawrence Bergman, Yuan-Chi Chang, Gary Koehler, Chung-Sheng Li, Rakesh Mohan, Jakka Sairamesh, John Smith
information good, dynamic pricing, process, world wide web, commerce, business, electronic information
Abstract

Methods and apparatus for constructing and implementing a universal extension module for processing objects in a database
Chung-Sheng Li, John R. Smith, Yuan-Chi Chang, Anant D. Jhingran, Sriram K. Padmanabhan, Hui-I Hsiao, David Mun-Hien Choy, Jy-Jine James Lin, Gene Y. C. Fuh, Robin Williams, Lawrence D. Bergman
database engine, data architecture, xml, web page, extension, oracle, object oriented programming, database, index, computer science
Abstract

Method and apparatus for networked information dissemination through secure transcoding
Yuan-Chi Chang, Chung-Sheng Li, Richard Yeh-whei Han, John R. Smith
transcoding, metadata, encryption, data stream, process, computer network, component, database, proxy, computer science, information dissemination
Abstract



2000

Building multi-dimensional indexing structure for use with linear optimising requests involves forming two convex envelopes of input data sets, some representing envelope apex points
Lawrence David Bergman, Vittorio Castelli, Yuan-Chi Chang, Chung-Shen Li, John Richard Smith
search engine indexing, regular polygon, multi dimensional, mathematics, data set, convex hull, combinatorics, apex
Abstract



1999

Virtual cache registers with selectable width for accommodating different precision data formats
Jack R. Smith, Sebastian T. Ventrone, Keith R. Williams
base and bounds, memory type range register, cache, cache coloring, page cache, cache invalidation, base, computer hardware, computer science
Abstract

Method and apparatus for dynamically representing aggregated and segmented data views using view element sets
Vittorio Castelli, Chung-Sheng Li, John R. Smith
residual, relational database, multidimensional data, mathematics, lattice, external data representation, data mining
Abstract

Method and apparatus for similarity retrieval from iterative refinement
Vittorio Castelli, Chung-Sheng Li, John R. Smith
similarity measure, pattern recognition, nonlinear system, multidimensional scaling, mathematics, iterative refinement, histogram, feature vector, feature, cluster, artificial intelligence
Abstract


1998

Interactive representation and retrieval of multi-dimensional data using view elements
Vittorio Castelli, Chung-Sheng Li, John Richard Smith
multi dimensional data, information retrieval, image view, graph, data transmission, data structure, data reuse, computer science
Abstract