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[ 06/24/2019, 09:48:45 ] 10 independent claims, training steps = 944500 (avg loss: 0.90)

An optical waveguide comprising:
  an optical waveguide body; and
  a plurality of optical couplers arranged on the optical waveguide body,
  wherein the plurality of optical couplers include a first optical coupler and a second optical coupler,
  wherein the first optical coupler includes a first coupling surface,
  wherein the second optical coupler includes a second coupling surface facing the first coupling surface,
  wherein a height dimension of the first coupling surface is greater than a width dimension of the first coupling surface,
  wherein a height dimension of the second coupling surface is greater than a width dimension of the second coupling surface such that the second coupling surface faces the first coupling surface, and
  wherein a length dimension of the first coupling surface perpendicular to a first plane which is parallel to a major surface of the first optical coupler and to a second plane which is parallel to a major surface of the second optical coupler is less than a length dimension of the second coupling surface perpendicular to the first plane and to the second plane.

A method of de-icing a pipeline without adding a sealant, the pipeline including a proximal and a distal section, the method comprising:
  passing the pipeline in an ambient state through a de-icing bath;
  circulating a portion of the de-icing bath through the pipeline such that the portion moves throughout a first portion of the pipeline and a residual portion thereof is returned to the de-icing bath after the portion has moved through a second portion of the pipeline;
  sealing a ruptureous region of a heating medium proximate the de-icing bath to herself at least twice around the de-icing bath during circulation of the portion of the de-icing bath through the pipeline and before the portion passes through the second portion of the pipeline; and
  heating the de-icing bath after circulation to at least 50 degrees C. and at least about 100 BTU/hr while re-circulating to seal said ruptureous region of the heating medium proximate the de-icing bath.

A communication system comprising: a communication apparatus having a first communicating unit having a first communicating function for communicating with a communication device and a second communicating unit having a second communicating function for communicating with another communication apparatus and for detecting communication signals between said another communication apparatus and said communication apparatus; and
  a third communicating unit of a management apparatus for detecting information which indicates operation of said communication apparatus based on the detected communication signals, and
  outputting the detected information as information for enabling said communication apparatus to work; wherein the communication apparatus further includes:
  a display unit;
  a data receiving unit for receiving the data which have been transmitted from said another communication apparatus via the network;
  a display control unit for displaying information representing display contents of said communication device on said display unit based on the data;
  and a data transfer unit for transferring the data received via the data receiving unit into said management apparatus,
  wherein the first communicating unit further includes a detecting unit detecting via said first communicating unit whether or not there is data existing in said communication apparatus,
  wherein the third communicating unit further includes a selecting unit selecting via the third communicating unit a communication service to be used in connection with communication with said another communication apparatus, in a case where the first communicating unit detects that there is no data existing in said communication apparatus, and
  wherein the executing unit further includes:
  an identifying unit for (i) identifying that a user operates by detecting operation by a user of a function of said second communicating unit, which indicates that said another communication apparatus is capable of communicating with the communication apparatus based on the detected communication signals and (ii) generating, in a case wherein the identifying unit identifies that the user operates by detecting operation by the user of the function of the second communicating unit, an identifying signal (Di) which is input to said selecting unit; and
  a transferring unit for transferring via the third communicating unit the received data to said management apparatus in a case where the identifying unit identifies that the user operates by detecting operation by the user of the function of the second communicating unit in a state where the data is stored in said management apparatus.

A method for assembling a semiconductor package, the package including an electrically conductive metal part and first and second integrally molded ceramic parts, a portion of the electrically conductive metal part and the first and second parts each being molded onto respective opposing faces of a molded portion of the first ceramic part, the first and second parts each having a plurality of contacts and the first and second integrally molded ceramic parts each having a plurality of contacts, the method comprising the steps of:
  i) positioning the first integrally molded ceramic part on a first face of the molded portion of the first ceramic part, the first face being an opposing second face contrary to the second face;
  ii) disposing the first integrally molded ceramic part with the first ceramic part by a mechanical attachment; and
  iii) positioning the second integrally molded metal part on the first integrally molded ceramic part and the second face of the molded portion of the first ceramic part such that a portion of the second integrally molded metal part is between the first face of the molded portion of the first ceramic and the first integrically molded ceramic part, wherein the second integrally molded metal part is attached to the molded portion of the first integrally molded ceramic part by a heat induced bonding process, such that a gap is formed between insulation and the second integrally molded metal part at which at least one contact of the plurality of contacts of the second integrally molded ceramic part and at least one first contact of the plurality of contacts of the first integrally molded ceramic part is in electrical communication with one another through the gap.

An article of manufacture comprising:
  computer readable memory bearing computer readable instructions;
  a microcontroller interfaced to the memory, wherein the microcontroller is configured to execute the instructions to:
  receive identification of a video content item;
  identify one or more associated advertisements;
  receive selection criteria to select one of the one or more associated advertisements to provide to a user of the video content item, wherein the selection criteria identifies a number of the one or more associated advertisements to include in the selected one of the one or more associated advertisements;
  determine a presentation format to select in presentation to the user a number of the one or more associated advertisements, wherein the presentation format determines a number of frames in a presentation time of the video content item such that each of the number of frames is a discrete number of frames long and the number of frames is less than the number of frames to be presented and each of the number of frames consists of one frame of the video content item; and
  cause the selected one of the one or more associated advertisements to be presented to the user in the presentation time.

A method for performing data storage operations, the method comprising:
  for each of a plurality of data storage operations in a data storage system, determining, by a storage controller of the data storage system, a set of one or more performance criteria, each performance criteria representing an acceptable performance constraint for the data storage operation;
  for each performance criterion, determining, by the storage controller, an initial priority value for the performance criterion, the initial priority value indicating a priority of the performance criterion with respect to other performance criteria;
  identifying, by the storage controller, a minimum value for the set of performance criteria based, at least in part, on the initial priority values;
  calculating, by the storage controller, a weighted value for the performance criterion, the weighted value determining an initial value of the weighted value and being based on a difference between, a total number of performance criteria in the set of performance criteria and a number of data storage operations corresponding to the performance criterion, one or more data storage operations being performed for one or more respective data storage operations in the number of data storage operations corresponding to the performance criterion and at least one of the performance criteria being based, at least in part, on the determined initial priority value;
  selecting, by the storage controller, the performance criterion with the smallest weighted value as a new minimum value for the set of performance criteria; and
  for each performance criterion in the set of performance criteria, updating the initial priority value of the data storage operation in dependence on the weighted value of the performance criterion.

A method of transmitting data, comprising:
  selecting a spatial multiplexing mode, wherein the selecting comprises accepting user input indicating a preferred mode for spatial multiplexing, wherein the preferred mode is associated with transmitting data using a predetermined number of bits per symbol, wherein a number of bits in a plurality of bits in a spatial multiplexing type transmission signal is less than the predetermined number of bits per symbol and wherein a modulation order of the spatial multiplexing type transmission signal is independent of the predetermined number of bits per symbol;
  receiving the transmission signal in the selected spatial multiplexing mode;
  selecting among a set of modulation techniques, wherein when the set of modulation techniques includes a Super-8 modulation technique, selecting among the set includes selecting a modulation technique based on at least one of an average channel quality parameter of the received transmission signal or modulation weights of at least some of the received transmission signal; and
  transmitting the received transmission signal using the selected modulation technique.

A method for managing an authentication and authorization system with a computing device having computer-readable instructions, the method comprising:
  establishing a session between the computing device and a user device;
  receiving authentication credentials from the user device;
  authenticating the user device;
  sending the authentication credentials to a gateway that includes a plurality of ports each having a corresponding private network key that is accessible only to the private network;
  authenticating the gateway;
  using the private network key to encrypt the sessions between the computing device and the user device;
  mapping the private network key of the gateway to at least one processor of a computing system supporting a private network;
  communicating security keys for each of the plurality of ports to the user device, the security keys being mapped from a public key stored on the user device to the private network key; and
  using the user device to:
  authenticate a user of the user device using the private network key received from the gateway; and
  validate a session of the user device against key information maintained by the user device including the received authentication credentials, private keys for each of the plurality of ports, and
  the mapping of the private network key to the at least one processor, the session validated against key information maintained by the user device including the received authentication credentials, private keys for each of the plurality of ports, and
  the mapping of the private network key to the at least one processor.

A computer-implemented method for controlling usage of components within a computer program, the method comprising:
  identifying, by a computer system executing the computer program, a first use case within the computer program for a first component within a suite of components in the computer program, wherein the first use case is determined by a user of the computer program via an interface derived from a common API;
  identifying, by the computer system, a use case definition associated with the first use case, wherein the use case definition describes a usage scenario;
  modifying, by the computer system and using a computer-implemented XML manipulator, the first use case to obtain a second use case, the modified first use case comprising the first component and a second component, the modifying comprising replacing a first XML element from an original first XML element used within the first use case with a second XML element, the original first XML element being used to obtain the first component from a second library when the original first XML element is not present within the second use case, the second XML element being used to obtain the second component from the second library when a first set of constraints is satisfied for the use case definition, and
  the modification makes the second component bound to the first library;
  converting, by the computer system, the second use case into a third use case, the converting comprising replacing the first component with a third component and modifying the original first XML element to obtain the modified first use case, the original first XML element no longer being used within the third use case;
  determining, by the computer system, a cost value representing an assessed cost to use the first API; and
  returning, by the computer system, a use case definition including the modified first use case, wherein the modified first use case is used by the computer program within the computer program in conjunction with the first and third components to perform the first use case, wherein a total cost of the assessed cost of the first API is reduced by the determined cost value.

A method of synthesizing and purifying zeolite catalyst particles, the method comprising:
  reacting a raw material of a zeolite material type containing metal and impurities with olefins having different functional groups to condition a reaction system in which the raw material of the zeolite material type is contacted with the olefin-atmospheric blended reaction medium and a resulting saturated solution containing zeolite catalyst particles is obtained, whereinthe olefins contain linearly-divided aromatic-, aliphatic-, and
  transition-compounds which contain 35 to 60 mol % of aromatic moieties and 40 to 65 mol % of carbon pairs, and
  trigonal-dispersion parameters of the olefin-atmospheric blended reaction system contain trigonal-dispersion parameters of an unsaturated solution which is a reaction product from the reaction between the olefin-atmospheric blended reaction system and the raw material of the zeolite material type which are lower than the trigonal-dispersion parameters of the olefin-atmospheric blended reaction system.

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