Google Patent Grants

Inferring semantic label(s) for assistant device(s) based on device-specific signal(s)

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514109
Implementations can identify a given assistant device from among a plurality of assistant devices in an ecosystem, obtain device-specific signal(s) that are generated by the given assistant device, process the device-specific signal(s) to generate candidate semantic label(s) for the given assistant device, select a given semantic label for the given semantic device from among the candidate semantic label(s), and assigning, in a device topology representation of the ecosystem, the given…

Low power out of service recovery of mobile computing devices

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11516717
Apparatus and methods related to acquiring service on mobile computing devices (MCDs) are provided. An MCD can determine whether the MCD is connected to a wireless network. After determining that the MCD is not connected to the wireless network, the MCD can determine a scanning context that includes a mobility attribute and/or a location attribute. Based on the scanning context, the MCD can determine frequencies associated with the wireless network and scanning rates for scanning the…

Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing data use options

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514475
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for location-based distribution of data. One or more sets of data from one of a plurality of partner systems are received and stored, each set of data including at least one of a location data and a range. Application information associated with each application of a plurality of applications stored on respective mobile device is retrieved. The application information includes at least application location information. A pool…

Generating, using a machine learning model, request agnostic interaction scores for electronic communications, and utilization of same

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514353
Training and/or utilizing a machine learning model to generate request agnostic predicted interaction scores for electronic communications, and to utilization of request agnostic predicted interaction scores in determining whether, and/or how, to provide corresponding electronic communications to a client device in response to a request. A request agnostic predicted interaction score for an electronic communication provides an indication of quality of the communication, and is generated…

Contextual situation analysis

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514346
A system and method includes receiving a first context update for an application. The method determines whether one or more of multiple rules has been satisfied in view of the first context update. The multiple rules include a multiple conditions and are associated with multiple contextual situations. The determining includes minimizing a number of the multiple conditions to be evaluated to determine whether a particular rule of the multiple rules has been satisfied. The method…

Sampling from a generator neural network using a discriminator neural network

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514313
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing a data sample in response to a request for a data sample. In one aspect, a method comprises: receiving a request for a new data sample; until a candidate new data sample is generated that satisfies an acceptance criterion, performing operations comprising: generating a candidate new data sample using a generator neural network; processing the candidate new data sample using a…

Geographic dataset preparation system

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514274
Systems, methods and computer-readable storage media utilized to prepare datasets for geo experiments. One method includes receiving one or more input parameters. The method further includes extracting, from the data, training data. The method further includes calculating a difference in input data and a difference in response data of the training data. The method further includes determining a first plurality of geographic pairs. The method further includes extracting, from the data,…

Methods and systems for searching document operation labels

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514230
A computer system having one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs for execution by the one or more processors is described. The computer system displays at least a portion of the respective document, and while displaying at least the portion of the respective document, receives a request for document operation labels. The document operation labels correspond to respective document operations. In response to receiving the request for document operation labels, the…

Method and system for executing applications using native code modules

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514156
Some embodiments provide a system that executes a web application. During operation, the system loads the web application in a web browser and loads a native code module associated with the web application into a secure runtime environment. Next, the system provides input data associated with the web application to the native code module and processes the input data using the native code module to obtain output data. Finally, the system provides the output data to the web application for…

Systems and methods for saving and surfacing content

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514126
A computer-implemented method is disclosed for saving content. The method can include receiving, by one or more computing devices from a user at a first time, a first user input directed to a portion of a web page; receiving, by the one or more computing devices at a second time after the first time, a second user input describing a search query, and providing for display, by the one or more computing devices, data describing the portion of the web page in response to receiving the…

Display device

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971209

Query refinements using search data

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514035
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining query refinements using search data. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a first query and a second query each comprising one or more n-grams for a user session, determining a first set of query refinements for the first query, determining a second set of query refinements from the first set of query refinements, each query refinement in the second set of query…

Staggered merging in log-structured merge forests

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514014
At least one aspect of the present disclosure is directed to a systems and methods of maintaining key-value stores. The method can include establishing a first run of data records indexed by a key value. The method can include tracking, using an index, a merging of the data records of the first run onto a merge level on a database. The method can include establishing, concurrent to the merging of the first run, a second run of data records indexed by a key value. The method can include…

Initializing a conversation with an automated agent via selectable graphical element

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513824
Methods, apparatus, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for using selectable elements to invoke an automated assistant at a computing device. While operating the computing device, a user may not be aware that the automated assistant can be invoked according to certain invocation phrases. In order to inform the user of the functionality of the automated assistant, the user can be presented with selectable elements that can initialize the automated assistant when selected.…

Data processing on memory controller

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513724
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for processing data on a memory controller. One of the methods comprises obtaining a first request and a second request to access respective data corresponding to the first and second requests at a first memory device of the plurality of memory devices; and initiating interleaved processing of the respective data; receiving an indication to stop processing requests to access data at the first…

Multi-pass distributed data shuffle

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513710
A system and method for repartitioning data in a distributed network. The method may include executing, by one or more processors, a first pass of a data set from a plurality of first sources to a plurality of first sinks, each first sink collecting data from one or more of the first sources, and executing, by the one or more processors, a second pass of the data set from a plurality of second sources to a plurality of second sinks, each one of the plurality of first sinks corresponding…

Simplified user interface generation

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513655
Methods, systems, devices, and tangible non-transitory computer readable media for route planning are provided. The disclosed technology can include accessing user interface data that includes states of interface elements associated with a user interface. Further, the state of the user interface can be determined based at least in part on the user interface data. The state of the user interface can include functionalities of the interface elements. The interface elements can be mapped to…

Selecting and serving a content item based on device state data of a device

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513579
Selection and serving of content items may include receiving data indicative of a status of an energy source of a device with a request for a content item. A first received content item may be associated with a first energy consumption level and a second received content item may be associated with a second energy consumption level. The accessed content items are responsive to the request for a content item. The first energy consumption level may be higher than the second energy…

Multipurpose speaker enclosure in a display assistant device

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513565
This application is directed to a speaker assembly in which a speaker is mounted in an enclosure structure. The enclosure structure exposes a speaker opening of the speaker and provides a sealed enclosure for a rear portion of the speaker, and further includes an electrically conductive portion. One or more electronic components are coupled to the electrically conductive portion of the enclosure structure (which is grounded in some implementations). The electrically conductive portion of…

Method and system for pervasive memory augmentation via a heads-up display

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513355
A method of pervasive memory augmentation includes receiving a request to augment a memory via a heads-up display having a field of view and generating one or more processor-readable memory cues that are connected to the memory. A cued content is generated based on the one or more processor-readable memory cues. The cued content is presented in a display space in the field of view of the heads-up display on a spaced repetition schedule.