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Smart smoke alarm

United States Patent

April 28, 2015
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Methods and apparatus for smoke detection are disclosed. In one embodiment, a smoke detector uses linear discriminant analysis (LDA) to determine whether observed conditions indicate that an alarm is warranted.
Warmack; Robert J. Bruce (Oak Ridge, TN), Wolf; Dennis A. (Oak Ridge, TN), Frank; Steven Shane (Oak Ridge, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
14/ 162,532
January 23, 2014
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.