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Data processing: database and file management or data structures July category listing 07/06

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07/27/2006 > 133 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. category listing

20060167833 - Access control system: A system with at least one access control device (1) exhibiting an access authorization reader (4) for data carrier (8) containing access authorization and identification data, a database (9) and a camera (7). Once a valid access authorization is read, the identification data from the data carrier in question (8)...

20060167834 - Automated response to solicited and unsolicited communications and automated collection and management of data extracted therefrom: An automated correspondence response system is provide for permitting a receiving entity to generate customized responses based on data extracted from received communications. The system also provides for automated management and manipulation of data extracted from correspondence received by a receiving entity for group profiling and to perform various statistical...

20060167830 - Method for carrying out quality control on an analytical process and device for carrying out said method: A method is proposed for carrying out quality control on an analytical process which belongs to a group of related analytical processes that can be executed in at least one analytical device and includes a respective chain of sub-processes. The method includes fundamental chemical and/or physical underlying sub-processes being stored...

20060167831 - Method to automate resource management in computer applications: There is provided a computer comprising an application that generates a call having a resource name and a default value. A resource manager compares an entry in a localized resource file to the resource name. A resource manager wrapper adds said resource name to a resource file if the localized...

20060167829 - Multistage network computer architecture, with user-centered remote operating system: A multi-tier computer architecture is intended to allow access to a personal resources environment, via a network such as Internet from varied access points corresponding to different types of client workstations. The said computer architecture comprises: a standard relational database server tier comprising a database manager able to execute on...

20060167832 - System management technique to surface the most critical problems first: A method, apparatus and computer instructions are provided to identify problems that are most critical to the revenue of a business. Configuration of business management software is facilitated in a way to ensure that the most severe revenue impacts are addressed first. An administrator is interrogated for those systems, resources...

20060167838 - File-based hybrid file storage scheme supporting multiple file switches: In an aggregated file system, a file may begin with a set of stripe fragments all in the RAID-5 scheme in order to take advantage of the RAID-5 scheme's storage efficiency. After that, when one of the fragments is accessed by a file switch, it will be duplicated into the...

20060167836 - Method and structure for algorithmic overlap in parallel processing for exploitation when load imbalance is dynamic and predictable: A method (and structure) of processing, on a computer having a plurality of processors, includes executing a set of tasks that includes a computational bottleneck in a repetitive procedure on a first subset of the plurality of processors. A set of non-bottleneck tasks of the repetitive procedure is executed on...

20060167835 - Optimization-based media allocation: Improved media allocation techniques for use in accordance with information-seeking systems are provided. For example, in one aspect of the invention, a technique for allocating media to present data content for a response to a query comprises the following steps/operations. Data content suitable for generating a response to the query...

20060167839 - Scaleable data itemsets and association rules: The subject invention leverages scaleable itemsets and/or association rules to provide dynamic adjustment of memory usage. This allows the subject invention to provide association rules and/or itemsets with the highest support while utilizing a bounded amount of memory. Thus, a data analysis system and/or method utilizing the subject invention can...

20060167837 - User interaction management using an ongoing estimate of user interaction skills: User interaction management techniques are disclosed. In a first aspect of the invention, an automated technique for managing interaction between a user and a system includes the following steps/operations. A skill level of a user accessing the system is determined. Then, a user interaction profile is modified based on the...

20060167847 - Configurable business controls task notification: A method for performing business control task notification is proposed. The method comprises processing a combination of one or more databases and one or more user profiles to generate a schedule template and receive a request for a schedule. A computer program product compares attributes of the request for the...

20060167853 - Content searching method, system, program product and architecture: Under the present invention, searchable content is loaded into a search engine database, while displayable content is stored in a file system (e.g., in an XML file or the like) that is architecturally separate from the search engine database. Searchable content is associated with corresponding displayable content through links/pointers. In...

20060167860 - Data extraction for feed generation: A system (and a method) automatically generates a feed from structured or unstructured data. The system identifies a resource having two or more data elements. The resource is matched with a pre-defined template. The pre-defined template is structured for a feed and includes a plurality of fields. The system extracts...

20060167840 - Determining usability of a coded file for an application: An electronic device for determining usability of a coded file in an application includes at least one file matching unit associated with an application, which receives at least one property of a code file, matches the property against the application, generates an indication indicating if the file can be used...

20060167844 - Diagnostics portal: An information portal for aiding support professionals, such as computer support professionals, in diagnosing and correcting problems is disclosed. A plurality of high quality information resources in a plurality of formats are organized by topics and subtopics familiar to the professionals to reduce the amount of searching required to access...

20060167856 - Enterprise information integration platform: A system for enterprise information integration is described. The system is based on different layers: the data sources, source ontologies corresponding to the data schema of the data sources, an integration ontology integrating the different source ontologies, a level of query input, preferably in the form of a web service....

20060167855 - Identification and tracking of digital content distributors on wide area networks: A system and method for tracking and identifying digital content distributors using file sharing networks. The system monitors distribution networks, logs pertinent network and distributor information, generates network statistics, gathers evidence of content distribution, and notifies interested parties of the availability of content on file sharing networks....

20060167862 - Method and apparatus for utilizing user feedback to improve signifier mapping: An apparatus for finding resources on a network comprises a finder server having access to: (a) a database including: (i) an index of resources available on network of interconnected computers on which a plurality of resources reside; and (ii) information regarding user feedback gathered from previous operations of the apparatus...

20060167841 - Method and system for a unique naming scheme for content management systems: Provided is a method for unique naming for a content management system, including several steps. A first request including a relative URI and request-specific information is received. A second request including a long URI including the relative URI and the request-specific information is created. The second request is sent....

20060167849 - Method and system for mobile instant messaging using multiple protocols: A method, system and computer program to engage and conduct instant messaging sessions on mobile devices. The system uses the GPRS protocol as the principal carrier to exchange messages in between users that are running their instant messaging application. The system further allows users who are not running their instant...

20060167848 - Method and system for query generation in a task based dialog system: A method for querying a database (106) in a task based dialog system (102) is provided. The task based dialog system (102) comprises a task model (110), a user model (114), a dialog manager (112), a query generator (116), and a mapper (120). The method interprets a user input required...

20060167861 - Methods and systems for managing data: Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are captured, and the captured metadata is searched. The type of information in metadata for one type of file differs from the type of information in metadata for...

20060167864 - Search engine system for locating web pages with product offerings: A search engine system assists users in locating web pages from which user-specified products can be purchased. Web pages located by a crawler program are scored, based on a set of criteria, according to likelihood of including a product offering. A query server accesses an index of the scored web...

20060167845 - Selection of optimal plans for first-n-row queries: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for optimizing a query in a computer system, wherein the query is performed by the computer system to retrieve data from a database stored on the computer system. The optimization comprises determining an optimal access plan for a first-N-rows query by evaluating a...

20060167846 - Semantic to non-semantic routing for locating a live expert: A system and method of semantic to non-semantic routing for locating an expert. An inquiry-type database has a first layer of inquiry types organized from underlying criteria groupings, (humanly understandable descriptors). Additional layers are associated in a one-to-one correspondence with the first layer of inquiry types. Experts, having individualized knowledge,...

20060167858 - System and method for implementing group policy: A method and system for implementing policy by accumulating policies for a policy recipient from policy objects associated with a hierarchically organized structure of containers, such as directory containers (sites, domains and organizational units) that includes the policy recipient. Based on administrator input, policy settings for the policy recipient may...

20060167852 - System and method for improving online search engine results: System and method for improving online search engine results. In one embodiment, a search system queries one or more servers of a destination site to obtain detailed and relevant information. In one embodiment, this query is in the form of an application programming interface call. Based on the content received...

20060167854 - System and method for improving online search engine results: System and method for improving online search engine results. In one embodiment, a search system queries one or more servers of a destination site to obtain detailed and relevant information. In one embodiment, this query is in the form of an application programming interface call. Based on the content received...

20060167859 - System and method for personalized searching of television content using a reduced keypad: A method of searching television content for content of interest to a viewer involves entering a text search query with an ambiguous keypad device. The ambiguous keypad device includes a limited group of keys that represents a full set of alphanumeric characters. At least one key within the limited group...

20060167850 - System and method for providing secure access to data with user defined table functions: Methods, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for providing secure access to data. Public UDTFs, private UDTFs and a metadata processor are utilized to facilitate secure access to data residing in a variety of data repositories....

20060167842 - System and method for query refinement: A method and system are provided for automatically enhancing initial search results produced by a search engine in response to a multi-word user query. The method may include implementing a result evaluation mechanism within the search engine for evaluating adequacy of the initial search results. The method may additionally include...

20060167857 - Systems and methods for contextual transaction proposals: Context-specific transaction proposals are automatically generated and presented to a user who expresses interest in a particular topic. A user viewing a World Wide Web page or other content item activates an interface to indicate that he or she is interested in additional information related to the subject of the...

20060167851 - Systems and methods for providing a user interface with an automatic search menu: Systems and methods are provided for a user interface with an automatic search menu. The interface exposes commands to the user as instantly searchable hierarchy. Visually, this is represented as a tree view with an edit box above it. There is no “Search” or “Go” button to press. One second...

20060167843 - Tire search engines and ternary cam used as pre-classifier: A search engine operable to search on a search key word of a given length comprises a trie database which supports a trie search on keys of the given length and a content addressable memory organized to receive a most significant section of the search key word. The search engine...

20060167863 - User interface system for maintaining organization related information for use in supporting organization operation: A system and user friendly display interface supports creation and modification of a flexible and comprehensive organization structure model able to support provision of clinical care, patient tracking, billing and administration. A method provides a user interface for maintaining organization related information in support of organization operation. The method involves...

20060167866 - Automatic inspection tool: A system and method for an automatic inspection tool is provided including an inspection engine to analyze an input and to generate at least one comment block and a display engine to display the at least one comment block in the context of the input. The at least one comment...

20060167865 - Database system with methodology for generating bushy nested loop join trees: A database system with methodology for generating bushy nested loop join trees is described. In one embodiment, for example, an improved method is described for optimization of a query requesting data from a database, the method comprises steps of: generating a left deep operator tree for returning data requested by...

20060167867 - Enhancing node-based query languages to support common relational mapping patterns: The subject invention relates to systems and methods that augment node-based programming languages to facilitate efficient data manipulation of hierarchical data structures. In one aspect, a query or general purpose language system is provided. The system includes a query component to interact with hierarchical node-based data collections and a language...

20060167869 - Multi-path simultaneous xpath evaluation over data streams: A method and apparatus are provided for performing simultaneous XPath evaluations over an XML data stream. The method includes the steps of providing an XML data stream consisting of a sequence of information items, providing a search query consisting of a graph of search patterns, searching a sequence of information...

20060167868 - Universal and extensible packaging process for computer system software integration and deployment: A method and apparatus for automating the conversion of disparate software package delivery formats into a structured and universally acceptable software package format that uses metadata to describe its structure, contents, and related control information. The present invention facilitates the ability to support the direct input of software packages, including...

20060167870 - Adjudication means in method and system for managing service levels provided by service providers: A method and system for managing a service level of a service provided by a service provider to a customer under a service level agreement. The measurement data is adjudicated to correct the measurement data in accordance with at least one adjudication element that identifies a rule specifying how to...

20060167872 - Automatic dynamic contextual data entry completion system: A method, performed in a character entry system, for interrelating character strings so that incomplete input character strings can be completed by a selection of a presented character string involves computing contextual associations between multiple character strings based upon co-occurrence of character strings relative to each other in documents present...

20060167873 - Editor for deriving regular expressions by example: The present invention is directed to a method for deriving regular expressions by example, enabling users to author pattern matching and transformation logic without being regular expression experts. A user interface accepts an example string, tokenizes it, and enables designation of string recognition keys and classification of corresponding values. A...

20060167874 - Game-powered search engine: The subject invention provides a unique system and method that facilitates an interactive game-powered search engine that serve the purposes of both users who may be looking for information as well as game participants who may desire to earn some reward or level of enjoyment by playing the game. More...

20060167871 - Method and system for blocking specific network resources: A system and method for blocking access by a network device to specific network resources by comparing a specific resource identifier against entries in a blacklist and facilitating a connection accordingly. A request for a connection to a specific network resource identified by a specific identifier is received and compared...

20060167877 - Inbound link incoming mail stream: The present subject matter relates to automated mail processing techniques for the sorting of in-bound mail for distribution within a large company or enterprise. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to the automated processing of an incoming mail stream by transforming gathered address mail information from the in-bound mail...

20060167876 - Multimedia integration description scheme, method and system for mpeg-7: The invention provides a system and method for integrating multimedia descriptions in a way that allows humans, software components or devices to easily identify, represent, manage, retrieve, and categorize the multimedia content. In this manner, a user who may be interested in locating a specific piece of multimedia content from...

20060167875 - Prescriptive architecture for application development: A prescriptive architecture for application development is provided. In some embodiments, the architecture comprises a service, a receiver, a sender, and a transport. The service functions to perform the actual business logic, is decorated with service deployment metadata; and is operable to communicate via types. The receiver is coupled to...

20060167878 - Customer statistics based on database lock use: A method and service for establishing a web-based network that includes an enterprise locking service. The enterprise locking service is able to coordinate multiple, cooperating applications that need to ensure that one and only one user is modifying a database record at a given time. These database records may be...

20060167879 - Document management method and document management device: Editing contents for the editing-object document selected from the plural documents that are inputted from the terminal devices connected to the network and that can be owned jointly via the network and corresponding message sentences for the editing contents are received, and a new renewed document is prepared by renewing...

20060167881 - Digital media file identification: A method and apparatus for identifying, tracking and monitoring digital media files is provided. The system provides numerous methods of interfacing with a content outlet. The methods further include comparing attributes of content to be downloaded with attributes of content in a media database. The methods also includes providing restrictions...

20060167882 - Digital rights management system architecture: A method and apparatus for identifying, tracking and monitoring digital media files is provided. The system provides numerous methods of interfacing with a content outlet. The methods further include comparing attributes of content to be downloaded with attributes of content in a media database. The methods also includes providing restrictions...

20060167880 - Efficient data access via runtime type inference: A system and methodology that provide schema inferencing at runtime. An inference component receives as an input an input data stream, and processes the input data stream at runtime to develop a schema based on actual values thereof. The inferred schema is then used to create an inferred output data...

20060167897 - Administration of a broker-based publish/subscribe messaging system: A broker-based publish/subscribe messaging system is administered in which a session-based network connection (such as TCP/IP) from an administrator publish/subscribe client application is established with a broker. Administration commands are received as messages from the administrator publish/subscribe client application at the broker via the session-based network connection and response messages...

20060167888 - Automatic capture of associations between content within a content framework system: A content framework system and method. The content framework system comprises a content infrastructure, a content flow management system, and a content association system. The content infrastructure comprises content management systems. Each of the content management systems comprises content. The content flow management system comprises an acquisition tool comprising an...

20060167890 - Content framework system and method: A content framework system and method. The content framework system comprises a content infrastructure, a content flow management system, and a content association system. The content infrastructure comprises content management system. Each of the content management systems comprises content. The content flow management system is for controlling a flow of...

20060167889 - Creating content associations through visual techniques in a content framework system: A content framework system and method. The content framework system comprises a content infrastructure, a content flow management system, and a content association tool. The content infrastructure comprises content management system. Each of the content management systems comprises content. The association creation tool is for generating a first set of...

20060167895 - Database system and method for adapting a main database components in a main memory thereof: In a main memory database system constituted of the dual memory architecture of PRAM and DRAM as a main memory, a method for updating data in PRAM and DRAM includes Move-When-Write, memory allocation scheme in the dual memory architecture, and a method for dividing and storing database components in the...

20060167899 - Meta-data generating apparatus: A meta-data generating apparatus includes a personal contents information loading unit which loads personal contents information, a text extracting unit which extracts text from other contents information relating to the personal contents information loaded by the personal contents information loading unit, and a meta-data generating unit which generates, on the...

20060167884 - Method and apparatus for recording a transfer of a piece of data: A method of recording a transfer of a piece of data, the method comprising the steps of: determining whether a database contains a record that has data which represents the piece of data; and upon determining that the database contains the reconsetting one or more counters, which represent a total...

20060167891 - Method and apparatus for redirecting transactions based on transaction response time policy in a distributed environment: A method, system, and computer program instructions for using existing performance monitoring solutions to detect performance issues in an enterprise, and providing and executing a corrective action on any server being monitored in the enterprise to correct the performance issue. When a management agent on a monitored server detects a...

20060167885 - Method of establishing and carrying out communication between a data source and a user: A method of establishing and carrying out communication between a data source and a user is effected via a fixed or a mobile network, wherein a program that handles a presentation to the user is placed in the user's terminal which, in turn, is connected, via a server, to a...

20060167894 - Method, system and storage medium for introducing data network accessibility information: The invention relates to a method for incorporating data network reachability information into an SPD or SAD for instance, wherein the data network reachability information is received from other data processing apparatuses. SPD and SAD are data structures defined by the IPsec standard. The invention further relates to a corresponding...

20060167898 - Network apparatus and device information acquisition method: A network apparatus includes: a reception section that receives from a device connected to a network a URL for receiving service provided by the device; a storage section that stores the URL received by the reception section; and a provision section that selectively provides the URL stored in the storage...

20060167893 - Server processes: A method for maintaining the ability of a parent server process to communicate with one or more client processes is disclosed. In the method, a first child server process is configured to monitor for failure of the parent server process and to respond to failure of the parent server process...

20060167887 - System and method for implementing multiple application server clusters using a common binary directory structure: A system and method are described for managing a plurality of application servers. In one embodiment, the application servers are organized into groups referred to as “instances.” Each instance includes a group of redundant application servers and a dispatcher for distributing service requests to each of the application servers. In...

20060167883 - System and method for the optimization of database acess in data base networks: A database network router (DNR) in a database network includes a client access module and a database resource manager that communicate with each other using a common software interface. The client access module communicates with clients including application servers and external database servers; and the database resource manager communicates with...

20060167886 - System and method for transmitting data from a storage medium to a user-defined cluster of local and remote server blades: A method is provided to allow for establishing one or more user-defined clusters including server blades in a local blade cabinet and in one or more remote blade cabinets connected to the local cabinet by a management network, and then to allow for the transmission of information read within a...

20060167892 - System for autonomically improving performance of enterprise java beans through dynamic workload management: A system, method, and computer program for dynamically changing the weightings used by a workload distribution program to distribute Enterprise JavaBeans among a group of application servers handling EJBs. The changes are made in response to real-time measurements of the performance of EJBs involved in e-business transactions based on the...

20060167896 - Systems and methods for managing and using multiple concept networks for assisted search processing: Multiple concept networks are generated from subsets of received queries. These concept networks can be used in various ways to enhance response to subsequent queries. In one embodiment, concept networks can be merged into a larger concept network that can be used to infer a user's likely intent given a...

20060167906 - Information processing apparatus, document management system and method, and computer program: An information processing apparatus includes an input section, a position calculation section, a storage section, a log information record section, a display data generation section and a display section. The input section receives document identification information, which are output as output signals from respective transmission portions set to correspond to...

20060167901 - Live collections: A method, system and apparatus for managing live collections in a collaborative environment. In a preferred aspect of the present invention, a live collection can include a multiplicity of live objects aggregated together from which a live collection status can be obtained by reference to an application of at least...

20060167903 - Mediadescription data structures for carrying descriptive content metadata and content acquisition data in multimedia systems: A MediaDescription data structure that includes both descriptive metadata, such as EPG information, about a multimedia content item and instructions for acquiring the content item is assigned to each multimedia content item in a multimedia system. A MediaDescription data structure is transferable as a token for representing the content item....

20060167905 - Method and system for template data validation based on logical constraint specifications: A method and system to validate template data based on logical constraint specifications for constraining data collection in XML forms. The invention comprises methods and systems for validating dynamic, calculated, and other template data types. The constraint descriptions include data types, cardinality, order, co-occurrence, Boolean logic, read-only data, regular expression...

20060167908 - Methods and systems for creating and operating hierarchical levels of administrators to facilitate the production and distribution of content: A hierarchically arranged content assembly and distribution system includes global and local administrators, the global administrators having the authorization to establish the local administrators. Global administrators have the ability to establish global content, establish global subscriber lists and assemble content for distribution to the global subscribers. Local administrators have the...

20060167900 - Reducing memory used by metadata for duplicate user defined types: A computer automatically identifies multiple occurrences of an abstract data type that is embedded within an object of metadata of another abstract data type (hereinafter “top-level” abstract data type), e.g. by recursively visiting each element of the top-level abstract data type. Then the computer automatically generates, for the top-level abstract...

20060167907 - System and method for processing xml documents: A method and apparatus are provided for representing an XML document in a collection of ordered information items. The method includes the steps of providing an information item of the collection of ordered information items encoded as a series of records where each record is provided with a length field...

20060167902 - System and method for storing a document in a serial binary format: A computer-readable medium having a data structure for storing document data in a serialized binary format so that the document data is accessible to other applications. A document structure is generated that includes root node data. The document is stored in a serial binary data format. The serial binary format...

20060167904 - Visual association of content in a content framework system: A content framework system and method. The content framework system comprises a content infrastructure, a content association system, and a user interface system. The content infrastructure comprises content management systems. Each of the content management systems comprises content. The content association system is for generating a first set of associations...

20060167911 - Automatic data pattern recognition and extraction: The present invention relates to a method and a computer program product for data pattern recognition and extraction. In one aspect, there is provided a computer implemented method for manually or automatically configuring a data extraction from one or more input files. In an embodiment, a user selects one or...

20060167909 - Conversion of structured information: A method and apparatus 400 are provided for carrying out conversion of structured information data sets structured according to a first predefined structure 405 into data sets structured according to a second predefined structure 410 by way of an intermediate data structure 300. Conversion rules 420 are defined to convert...

20060167913 - Converting an address to a hyperlink: In a data structure such as an electronic document, a location such as an address is entered, rendered, or scanned for as part of text of the data structure. The location is identified and is converted to a hyperlink that targets an application program such as a website. When activated,...

20060167918 - Information retrieval apparatus: An information retrieval apparatus which can use a preference-based association dictionary, the words stored therein are dynamically changed according to user's preferences, and a general association dictionary storing a relationship between the keywords included in a database, by appropriately switching between the two association dictionaries, and which includes: a matching...

20060167919 - Intelligent platform management interface validating system and method: An Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) validating system used between a host system and an operation terminal is provided. The IPMI validating system includes a validating program library for storing a plurality of validating programs coded in a programming language, a user interface configured in the operation terminal, for providing...

20060167912 - Method and system for use of subsets in serialized documents: A method for processing XML documents in a computer-based system includes providing a XML document associated with a XML information set that includes one or more information items, and serializing the XML document into a serialized format. The serialized format includes at least one subset that includes a subset node....

20060167916 - Non-intrusive method for logging external events related to an application process, and a system implementing said method: m

20060167915 - Pattern matching using deterministic finite automata and organization of such automata: A deterministic finite state machine is operated to detect any one of a plurality of digital signatures each corresponding to a succession of characters and each defined by a sequence of states in the state machine. The machine is organized such that for each state after the first in any...

20060167917 - System, methods and apparatus for complex behaviors of collectives of intelligent mobile software agents: A system, methods and apparatus are described involving the self-organizing dynamics of networks of distributed computers. The system uses intelligent mobile software agents in a multi-agent system to perform numerous functions, including search, analysis, collaboration, negotiation, decision making and structural transformation. Data are continuously input, analyzed, organized, reorganized, used and...

20060167914 - Time-based rebuilding of autonomic table statistics collections: Building database statistics for use by a query optimizer is beneficial but may over utilize system resources. Accordingly, the frequency that statistics are rebuilt is controlled in order to minimize the effect of the system. In particular, the staleness of the data and the time since the last statistics collection...

20060167910 - [electronic device with an embedded linux application system]: The present invention discloses an electronic device with an embedded Linux application system, and the electronic device comprises a microprocessor for executing a Linux operating system core and a root file system, and the electronic device installs the Linux operating system core and the root file system, such that when...

20060167927 - Data query and location through a central ontology model: A data query system including a first storage medium including a data schema having a data schema query language associated therewith, a second storage medium including an ontology model including classes and properties, the ontology model having an ontology query language associated therewith, wherein constructs of the database schema are...

20060167924 - Diagrammatic access and arrangement of data: Customizable data diagrams are provided by a data diagram software facility. The facility receives a reference to a multidimensional data set on which to base an initial data diagram. Based, at least in part, on this information, the facility generates a data diagram providing a graphical representation of nodes corresponding...

20060167923 - Method and a system for process discovery: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and a method for process discovery. Embodiments of the present invention comprise extracting process data from a data source, creating a trace using the extracted process data, wherein the trace comprises a plurality of events, and detecting a process model using the plurality...

20060167922 - Method and apparatus for managing data object size in a multi-user environment: One or more embodiments of the invention enable improved communication with a database comprising multiple clients utilizing multiple large data objects concurrently. For example when a client system interacts with a server with respect to a data object that is over a threshold size, the system may utilizing a communication...

20060167929 - Method for optimizing archival of xml documents: A technique for optimizing the archiving and management of data stored as XML documents is capable of handling mixed data including highly structured data and unstructured data. The technique maps the structured data to a relational database while storing the unstructured data in its native XML format. The data is...

20060167928 - Method for querying xml documents using a weighted navigational index: A technique for optimizing the archival and management of data stored as XML documents is capable of handling mixed data including highly structured data and unstructured data. The technique maps the structured data to a relational database while storing the unstructured data in its native XML format. The data is...

20060167932 - Method for the acceleration of the transmission of logging data in a multi-computer environment and system using this method: This invention relates to a method for the transmission of logging data, within a cluster of computers, enabling all or part of the events constituting the running of a user process to be memorized or reproduced. The method applies in particular to the logging data representing the internal events of...

20060167930 - Self-organized concept search and data storage method: A document search and retrieval system and method stores documents in groups based on content. The documents are self-organized into a hierarchy of conceptual clusters, and branches of the hierarchy are stored separately in distinct physical stores, each having an index. In response to a query, the system finds the...

20060167920 - System and method for managing large-scale databases: The present invention provides a database naming convention that enables each and every column name within the database to be unique within the given database; each row to have a unique identification number; and any field of information to be recovered using a single key value. The database naming convention...

20060167925 - System and method for providing system objects to a database: A system and method are presented for providing system code to a variety of databases by using a resource database. The resource database contains pre-created system objects, which have been parsed and organized into a format suitable for execution. These pre-created system objects are capable of logically appearing in the...

20060167921 - System and method using a distributed lock manager for notification of status changes in cluster processes: According to at least one embodiment, a method comprises implementing a distributed lock manager (DLM) within a cluster. The method further comprises using locks of the DLM to manage notification to at least one monitoring cluster process of a change in status of at least one monitored cluster process....

20060167931 - Techniques for knowledge discovery by constructing knowledge correlations using concepts or terms: Techniques for identifying knowledge use a graphical user interface for inputting one or more terms to be explored for additional knowledge. Then a search is conducted across one or more sources of information to identify resources containing information about or information associated with said terms. The resources are decomposed into...

20060167926 - Vineyard information collection and management system: A vineyard information collection and management system is provided. The system allows a variety of information at one or more vineyards to be collected in real time, processed at a central server, and provided to users over the Internet using customizable, easy-to-use forms and pages accessible using a conventional web...

20060167933 - International standard question number: People are looking for information because they need answers of their questions. The information seeking need is raised whenever a question is aroused and information seeker does not know the answer of this question or more detailed answer is required. The presented technique reveals a bi-directional classification technique to classify...

20060167945 - Addressing and access method for image objects in computer-supported medical image information systems: In an addressing and access method for image objects in computer-aided medical image information systems in the framework of a network-based array composed of, among other things, modality computers of image-generating systems, image workstations, data management computers of image storing and archiving systems, a logical archive address is generated for...

20060167936 - Data processing device: A data processor transfers a data stream, which is stored on a storage medium, to a connected device. The data stream includes attribute information that specifies the format of the data stream. The data processor includes: an interface section, which communicates with the device to acquire format information about a...

20060167942 - Enhanced client relationship management systems and methods with a recommendation engine: The present invention relates to an enhanced customer relationship management systems and methods for receiving information objects in a variety of formats from a variety of information sources and communicating the objects to contact. A CRM application may be provided for storing contact-associated information (e.g., keyphrases related to contact interests,...

20060167935 - Input support method and apparatus in communication-type navigation system: The invention provides an input support method and apparatus having the following merits in a communication-type navigation system. That is, when at least one character relevant to, for example, a destination is inputted from a navigation apparatus to make a search in a server system, it is possible to minimize...

20060167937 - Internet based geographic information system: The invention is an Internet based Geographic Information System (GIS), which resides totally on Internet servers, allowing users to access and use the system on the Internet from a browser or equivalent, thus requiring no user installed software. The system provides enough core GIS capability to allow creation of GIS...

20060167934 - Map data product and map data processor: A data product that can be read into a computer or a map data processing apparatus contains map data that includes map-related information related to a map. The map data includes: a structure achieved by dividing the map into a plurality of mesh-like subdivisions and dividing the map-related information into...

20060167946 - Method and system for collaborative ontology modeling: A distributed ontology system including a central computer comprising a global ontology directory, a plurality of ontology server computers, each including a repository of class and relation definitions, and a server for responding to queries relating to class and relation definitions in the repository, and a computer network connecting the...

20060167941 - Method of managing customer service sessions: The method manages, for example, a database to track customer service sessions over a plurality of communication media used by a customer....

20060167939 - Monitoring clustered software applications: Embodiments of the invention distribute profiling responsibilities for a clustered application to various instances of the application that generally run on different computer hosts. In an embodiment, the profiling responsibility is measured in terms of metrics wherein each profiling agent of an instance collects metrics about that instance. The metrics...

20060167938 - Placeholder management in an activity manager in a collaborative computing environment: A method, system and apparatus for placeholder management in a unified activity manager in a collaborative computing environment. A method for managing placeholders in a unified activity manager in a collaborative environment can include the step of inserting a placeholder in an activity in lieu of a specified collaborator, resource,...

20060167940 - System and method for improved content delivery: A system and method for sharing content among a plurality of users, enables the transfer of electronic content items captured by any of a variety of electronic content devices. The content item can include multiple levels of encoding to facilitate efficient transfer across a communication medium. The content item can...

20060167944 - System and method for the automated notification of compatibility between real-time network participants: The present invention is a method and system for using predetermined preferences/characteristics to ascertain personal compatibility between network or chat room participants based upon profile information. When the system determines that these preferences are favorable for interpersonal compatibility, the system will automatically notify or page the participants so as to...

20060167943 - System, method and computer program product for rejecting or deferring the playing of a media file retrieved by an automated process: System, method and computer program product for rejecting or deferring the playing of a media file retrieved by an automated process. Rejection or deferral of an automatically playing media file is accomplished by a simplified user interface which presumes that a currently playing media file is acceptable unless the user...

20060167953 - Apparatus and method for controlling user interface: The user describes in advance conflict process rules, which indicate descriptions for avoiding conflicts that occur between setup data, in a conflict process rule description file (301). An inference engine (302) refers to this conflict process rule description file (301) and generates complementary rules indicating complementary conflict avoidance descriptions. The...

20060167952 - Communication point bulk mail: According to various embodiments of the invention, an architecture is provided for a data processing system. The elements of the architecture can be managed separately. For example, the architecture can be organized around eight subject areas, such as account, party, communication point, presentation instrument, rules, balances, transactions, and product. Relationships...

20060167947 - Communications interface database for electronic diagnostic apparatus: A diagnostic instrument or data acquisition apparatus having a database for storing communications interface specifications and other properties of diagnostic attributes (e.g., sensor measurements or operating conditions) outputted by various classes (models or versions) of equipment to be tested. The database records include a first field identifying a class of...

20060167948 - Detection of computer system malware: The invention contains a new way to detect computer system malware. By detecting the file extension, not the file itself, a more effective detection method is produced. This method allows new, unknown malware to be detected immediately....

20060167950 - Method for the management, logging or replay of the execution of an application process: This invention relates to a management method, more particularly by recording or external control, of software operations (EVI; FIGS. 8a, 8b) performed within the execution of an application process executed on a computer. This management applies in particular to the recording of operations in the form of logging data, or...

20060167949 - Method, system and program product for managing a file system that includes an archive: An improved solution for managing a file system that includes an archive is provided. In particular, a request for a file system operation can be received and performed on an object that is stored in an archive. The file system operation can be received from a first computer and performed...

20060167951 - Semantic management method for logging or replaying non-deterministic operations within the execution of an application process: intervention (TMF, TC1, TC2) by a management software agent (AG) external to the managed application (AOP), in the software functioning of the computer (OP) in order that the managed process or the managed application takes account of a result datum (DR) reproducible in an unambiguous manner from the state of...

20060167954 - Information processing method, information processing apparatus, method of controlling server apparatus, and server apparatus: When a command is a command which requests to establish a communication path with a server apparatus, the communication path with the server apparatus is established (S603), and a sharing mode is set in a public mode (S604). When a command is a command which requests to disconnect the communication...

20060167955 - Non-intrusive method for logging of internal events within an application process, and system implementing this method: executing a program instruction (701, FIG. 7), stored in the executable file and comprising the performance of a logged operation, by a call to a function outside the executable file, termed called function (R); recording, by a function outside the executable file, termed recording function, of logging data representing all...

20060167956 - Media content transfer method and apparatus (aka shadow cache): Additional version or versions of a media content is pre-generated on a first client device, after downloading the media content onto the first client device, but prior to the first client device receiving a request to provide the media content to a second client device....

20060167957 - Virtual calling card system and method: A novel virtual calling card system and method aid in the formation of online relationships, serving as an introduction tool and as a contact mechanism. The calling card is an exchangeable entity that is automatically updated, ensuring that the recipient or viewer sees the most current version of the card....

20060167958 - Tree system diagram output method, computer program and recording medium: A tree system diagram output method of correlating a plurality of objects and outputting the plurality of objects as a tree system diagram includes the steps of: (a) storing, in a first storing part, an identifier specific to each of the plurality of objects written on a first worksheet; (b)...

20060167959 - Storing programs on disk for multiple-user retrieval: Multiple VBR video programs are stored on MZR disk so as to optimize retrieval of programs in a VOD setting. The programs are stored on the disk from the outer to the inner edge in a sequence of substantially monotonically non-increasing weight-over-size ratio. The weight of a program depends on...

20060167961 - Autonomic cache object array based on heap usage: A method, apparatus and computer instructions for automatically regulating a cache object array based on the amount of available heap. The free space of the heap is determined after each garbage collection cycle and the amount of space allocated for cache object array growth is adjusted accordingly. Additionally, a default...

20060167960 - Lazy timestamping in transaction time database: Lazy timestamping in a transaction time database is performed using volatile reference counting and checkpointing. Volatile reference counting is employed to provide a low cost way of garbage collecting persistent timestamp information about a transaction by identifying exactly when all record versions of a transaction are timestamped and the versions...

  
07/20/2006 > 98 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories. category listing

20060161513 - Method and a system for integrating semantic web services into an existing web service infrastructure: Techniques are described for integrating semantic web services into at least one existing web service infrastructure with an execution environment by placing a proxy component between the execution environment of the existing web service infrastructure and the semantic web services so that the execution environment invoking the proxy component can...

20060161514 - Method and apparatus for accessing a database through a network: A system includes a client which can communicate through a network and a database layer with any of several databases. The client communicates with the database layer using a public network communication protocol, in a manner independent of respective protocols specific to each of the databases. The database layer handles...

20060161510 - Method and apparatus for form pooling: A form pooling system allows efficient management of various forms used by a computer application. The form pooling system provides a close form module and an open form module to manage closing and opening various forms related to the application. The form pooling system significantly reduces form load time for...

20060161509 - Method and apparatus for two stage transaction handling: A data transaction system allows performing a transaction related to a data unit, where the data unit can be independently saved and retrieved, from an upper layer to a storage layer without causing a database deadlock related to the data unit in the storage layer. The data transaction system uses...

20060161512 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for supporting database access in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) network environment: Methods, systems, and computer program products for supporting database access in an Internet protocol (IP) multimedia subsystem (IMS) network environment are disclosed. At least one call state control function (CSCF) entity generates subscriber-related queries according to an abstracted profile (AP) protocol. At an abstracted profile server (APS), a CSCF-generated, subscriber-related...

20060161511 - Systems, methods, and media for determining electronic document usage: Systems, methods and media for determining the usage of an electronic document are disclosed. More particularly, hardware and/or software for determining the aggregate usage for an electronic document received from one or more users are disclosed. Embodiments include receiving from one or more users an indication of their usage of...

20060161515 - Apparatus and method for sql distinct optimization in a computer database system: An apparatus and method optimize a query in a computer database system having a DISTINCT specifier. An SQL SELECT statement with a DISTINCT specifier is analyzed to determine if the expression can be optimized, and if so, the SELECT statement is reformulated to improve system performance. In preferred embodiments, the...

20060161516 - Method and system for synchronizing multiple user revisions to a shared object: Many different users may access, revise and update the same shared object simultaneously through several different transports. Revisions to the shared object are automatically synchronized such that all users can view the revisions to the shared object. Conflicting revisions are reconciled and merged into a current version of the shared...

20060161517 - Method, system and article of manufacture for improving execution efficiency of a database workload: Disclosed is a data processing system implemented method, a data processing system and an article of manufacture for improving execution efficiency of a database workload to be executed against a database. The database includes database tables, and the database workload identifies at least one of the database tables. The data...

20060161519 - Prioritizing network management traffic: In a computer network, network management applications in a network management station manage and control managed elements connected to the network through the use of network management requests. The network management requests are prioritized by the management station or the managed element. The managed element prioritizes received requests by pre-assigning...

20060161518 - Scalable system for partitioning and accessing metadata over multiple servers: In an aggregated file system, metadata is partitioned into multiple metadata volumes. On receipt of a file processing request, a file switch examines its mount entry cache to identify a target metadata volume that hosts the metadata of the requested file. The identification begins with mount entries at a root...

20060161521 - Abstract records: Embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and articles of manufacture improving the process of query composition, query processing, and presenting query results to users of an abstract database. Embodiments of the present invention organize and view data using abstract records. Specifically, users compose a query according to the logical...

20060161535 - Apparatus and methods for organizing and/or presenting data: In some embodiments, a method of displaying search results from a search conducted on at least one database includes providing a distinct search result symbol for each search result on a first page, all search result symbols being concurrently visible. The symbols are displayed in distinct groupings based upon a...

20060161522 - Context insensitive model entity searching: Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for context insensitive model entity searching are provided. A model entity is used to identify to a central entity or concept modeled by a database abstraction model. Instances of a model entity may be defined in reference to an identifier in an underlying database....

20060161533 - Data source task pane: A user interface is provided that allows users to create queries interactively. The user interface operates by creating a source query (or, for example, SQL commands) for the user while they select fields from a data source. This provides users with an alternative to using conventional designers, wizards, or other...

20060161529 - Data storage and retrieval system with intensional category representations to provide dynamic categorization of information items: A system and method for applying intensional category representations to provide dynamic categorization of information items in a data storage and retrieval system is disclosed. The disclosed system may apply pattern recognition techniques during information storage and retrieval to provide dynamic categorization of information items. Information items are categorized as...

20060161534 - Matching and ranking of sponsored search listings incorporating web search technology and web content: A system is disclosed for generating a search result list in response to a search request from a searcher using a computer network. A first database is maintained that includes a first plurality of search listings. A second database is maintained that includes documents having general web content. A search...

20060161531 - Method and system for information extraction: A present invention provides a method and a system for extracting information related to a pre-defined context from data sets written in semi-structured or unstructured form, such as a natural language text. The information related to the pre-defined context is stored in an information store in accordance with a pre-defined...

20060161525 - Method and system for supporting structured aggregation operations on semi-structured data: The introduction of extensions to query processing systems for XML documents that allow the analysis of such documents via grouping and aggregation operations. Assumed is the existence of an analysis module for extracting information on how parts of an XML document interrelate with other parts. This information is then used...

20060161528 - Method for regenerating selected rows for an otherwise static result set: Methods and a computer readable medium for updating query results are provided. In one embodiment, a stored query is modified to retrieve a selected subset of rows from stored query results without retrieving a remaining portion of the stored results. The modified query is executed, updated results are obtained from...

20060161526 - Obtaining user assistance: An apparatus, device, method, computer program product, and system that searches a plurality of end user assistances respectively corresponding to a plurality of items for an end user assistance correlating with a user-selected item....

20060161527 - Preserving privacy when statistically analyzing a large database: A database has a plurality of entries and a plurality of attributes common to each entry, where each entry corresponds to an individual. A query q is received from a querying entity query q and is passed to the database, and an answer a is received in response. An amount...

20060161530 - Redundant version information in history table that enables efficient snapshot querying: A method and system for efficient snapshot querying include: providing a first version value for each data in a history table, where the first version value indicates a beginning of a period in which the data is valid; providing at least a second version value for each data in the...

20060161524 - Reputation based search: A method of providing relevant search information comprises receiving a search term. The method also comprises locating a first search result that matches the search term, wherein the first search result is associated with a first measure of reputation, locating a second search result that matches the search term, wherein...

20060161532 - Retrieval of structured documents: This disclosure relates to performing a query for a search term of a database containing a plurality of structured documents. Those structured documents that do not include the search term are ferreted or filtered out during an initial search. Matched structured documents which are those structured documents that do contain...

20060161520 - System and method for generating alternative search terms: A system and related techniques accepts user search or query terms over of the Internet or other network or connection. In addition to presenting regularly generated search results, according to embodiments of the invention the search engine and related logic may examine the search string for suggested refinements or improvements...

20060161523 - Timeline condition support for an abstract database: Embodiments of the invention relate data retrieved from the logical fields of an abstract database using a timeline. The logical fields specified by a database abstraction model are extended to include attributes that specify where data corresponding to a logical field occurs on a timeline. Query results may be displayed...

20060161537 - Detecting content-rich text: A method includes finding content-rich text in a document by identifying areas of narrative in the document. An apparatus includes a detector and a content-rich text indicator. The detector detects linguistic parameters which characterize narrative text in an input document and the content-rich text indicator provides the locations of narrative...

20060161536 - Directory with an associated query: A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that, in an embodiment, in response to a read command directed to a first directory, a query associated with the first directory is performed against a second directory, and the results of the query are returned in response to the read command. In...

20060161539 - Method and system of database management with shared area: Database processing including processing for a shared table is efficiently executed. Processing for a database including a shared table which can be referred to by a plurality of database processing devices is managed. Table information indicating database processing devices allocated according to an attribute of a table in a database...

20060161540 - System and method for receiving and loading fare and schedule data: A system and method for loading a new data and searching data sets to identify data elements with the data set that meet user defined criteria. A notification that new data set is available is received by a first server, the new data set is transferred to the first server,...

20060161538 - Transcode matrix: A transcode architecture determines if a media source file needs to be transcoded for playback on a target playback device, and if so, the proper format needed for transcoding the source file. A transcode architecture includes a transcode manager, a transcode matrix, a transcode engine and a cache for storing...

20060161541 - System and method for prefetching and caching query results: A system and method are provided for implementing information from an advertising system within a search system that includes a search system cache. The method may include accessing information contained within an advertising database of the advertising system, and generating search results based on the accessed information. The method may...

20060161543 - Systems and methods for providing search results based on linguistic analysis: A system and method providing search results based on linguistic analysis is provided. The method comprises receiving content from one or more documents associated with search parameters entered by a user. Language associated with the content based on linguistic parameters is then analyzed. A score is assigned to the content...

20060161542 - Systems and methods that enable search engines to present relevant snippets: The subject invention relates to systems and methods that provide search and/or query-relevant information and/or links thereto to a user as and/or with a search and/or query result. This information can be determined form summary information that can be included within a tag, header, body, meta-data, etc. of the data....

20060161544 - System and method for planning and generating queries for multi-dimensional analysis using domain models and data federation: Data integration and data analysis using computing equipment, software as well as hardware, includes a system and method for integrating data from various data sources, structured and unstructured, without physically creating a data warehouse and automatically generating queries for analysis of the integrated data from a multitude of different views....

20060161545 - Method and apparatus for ordering items within datasets: Methods and apparatus permit displaying items of datasets resulting from executing queries on a database in an order specified by a hierarchy. The hierarchy has a number of categories arranged in an order. Each item is associated with one of the categories. The items in a dataset can be ordered...

20060161546 - Method for sorting data: Several techniques for sorting item are described, generally referred to as (1) common prefix skipping quicksort; (2) key substring caching; and (3) adaptive quicksort. With common prefix skipping quicksort, common prefix bytes among all key values for a partition are computed while performing a quicksort partitioning operation, and the known...

20060161547 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and recording medium: There is disclosed a communication apparatus that operates as a client of a first server having a referral function for referring the communication apparatus to a second server that performs an operation requested by the communication apparatus. The communication apparatus comprises a requesting unit that sends, to the first server...

20060161549 - Event management system: A system is disclosed for the planning, management and execution of events that permits the event manager, client, convention personnel, and suppliers to coordinate activities and rapidly disseminate information. Preferably, the system includes a repository of information. All or portions of the information may be electronically accessed by the various...

20060161548 - Security method and system for storage subsystem: According to the present invention, techniques for performing security functions in computer storage subsystems in order to prevent illegal access by the host computers according to logical unit (LU) identity are provided. In representative embodiments management tables can be used to disclose the Logical Unit in the storage subsystem to...

20060161551 - Generation and retrieval of incident reports: Generation and retrieval of a report which describes an incident encountered during attempted user interaction with content over a network is described. In a implementation, a method includes monitoring user interaction with content over a network. When an incident is detected from the monitoring, a report is generated which includes...

20060161552 - Monitoring system: A monitoring system is disclosed, suitable particularly for a prison or similar environment, comprising a network having at least two computers, one or more condition-sensing and or monitoring devices, the system being arranged to enable any one of the computers to act as a server at any time, comprising a...

20060161554 - Schema-based services for identity-based data access: A schema-based service for Internet access to per-user services data, wherein access to data is based on each user's identity. The service includes a schema that defines rules and a structure for each user's data, and also includes methods that provide access to the data in a defined way. The...

20060161550 - System and method for distributing customer relationship management information: One or more interface programs are communicatively connected to one or more Host CRM applications and a server application. Each Host CRM application is communicatively connected to its own Host CRM database. The server application is communicatively connected to a computer-accessible memory that stores a master set of CRM information...

20060161553 - Systems and methods for providing user interaction based profiles: A system and method for providing user interaction based profiles is provided. The method comprises monitoring one or more user activities associated with a network. The one or more user activities are then analyzed utilizing psychological dimensions. A user profile is generated based upon the analysis....

20060161556 - Abstract record timeline rendering/display: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for constructing a database abstraction model over an underlying physical database. Once constructed, users may interact with the database abstraction model, rather than the underlying physical database representation, to query the database and view query results. In one embodiment, information is retrieved from the...

20060161562 - Adaptive document management system using a physical representation of a document: Systems and methods for creating a Token and using it to operate and modify a case file in a document management system are described. An exemplary embodiment of a Token includes a representation of a case file. A Token may include a representation of a document associated with the case...

20060161561 - Broken hyperlink auto-redirection and management system and method: A broken hyperlink auto-redirection and management system and method, which the system includes a hyperlink verify module for verifying a hyperlink and generating a verify result according to a classify result, wherein if type of the hyperlink indicates the hyperlink belonging to a redirection required class so that the classify...

20060161565 - Method and apparatus for providing user interface for content search: A method and an apparatus are provided for providing a user interface for a content search that facilitates the selection of a search object during the content search. The method for providing a user interface for a content search includes displaying items that indicate content types on a first axis...

20060161564 - Method and system for locating information in the invisible or deep world wide web: A system that allows location and extraction of information from database driven web sites that are part of the deep web is described herein. The system uses an automatic wrapper generation mechanism that understands the meaning of deep web pages, extend search technologies capabilities, and help users extract information from...

20060161560 - Method and system to compare data objects: The invention provides a method and system to compare data objects. Each data object is converted into a directed acyclic graph forest, which comprises one or more directed acyclic graphs. The directed acyclic graph forests corresponding to data objects are then compared to calculate a similarity score between the data...

20060161559 - Methods and systems for analyzing xml documents: Methods and systems for analyzing XML documents. The system scans an XML document, identifies different dimensions that span the XML document and detects scoping relationships amongst them. The system uses the dimensional information to create a logical hierarchical scoped dimension analysis model, maps the logical XML tree to this model,...

20060161555 - Methods and systems for generating playback instructions for playback of a recorded computer session: A protocol engine executing on a first device receives a recorded stream comprising a plurality of packets representing display data generated by an application program executed on a second device. The protocol engine determines for a packet in the recorded stream, to render the contents of the packet in a...

20060161558 - Schema conformance for database servers: Automatically determining the conformance of database server schema. Maintaining conformance of database schema helps manage and sustain database driven services and applications. Schema for a pair of randomly selected databases are generated and compared. A diffgram is generated from the difference of the database schema. An alarm message can then...

20060161563 - Service discovery: Services having associated metadata meeting particular criteria can be discovered. One or more services are stored. The services provide service objects to service requesters. Service requestors include compiled code and the service objects include compiled code that is linked to the compiled code of a service requester at runtime and...

20060161557 - Virtual columns: Embodiments are provided for associating a virtual column with a target physical table. The data for the virtual column originates from a source physical table where the data physically resides. In this way, users can access the data in a manner consistent with the users' logical perspective of the data....

20060161570 - Data storage and retrieval system with optimized categorization of information items based on category selection: A data storage and retrieval system with optimized categorization of information items using intelligent category selection, based on the information items that are to be checked for category membership. The set of categories for which an information item may be a candidate member is determined, and only that set of...

20060161567 - Low communication complexity memory-bound function: Reducing or deterring undesirable electronic communications by requiring a sender of an electronic communication to download a memory-bound function that describes a table. The function initializes and builds a table, hashes each entry in the table, sorts the table. The steps of hashing and sorting the table may be completed...

20060161572 - Method and system for visualization of dynamic three-dimensional virtual objects: A method for visualization of dynamic three-dimensional (3D) virtual objects comprises storing a plurality of static 3D key-models respectively describing a dynamic 3D object in at least one of a number of poses and shapes; and rendering the dynamic 3D object by interpolation of the 3D key-models by performing the...

20060161569 - Method and system to identify records that relate to a pre-defined context in a data set: The present invention provides a method and a system for identifying relevant information in a data set. The method involves the identification of nodes of interest in a tree structure. A node of interest is a node that contains information, which is relevant to a pre-defined context. The method further...

20060161571 - Partial revocation list: A partial revocation list and a system and method for using the partial revocation list for tracking the authenticity of replacement cartridges in a manufactured device to inhibit cloning of the cartridges is provided. A revocation pool is maintained by a manufacturer who chooses a partial revocation list from the...

20060161566 - Sketch-based multi-query processing over data streams: A method of efficiently providing estimated answers to workloads of aggregate, multi-join SQL-like queries over a number of input data-streams. The method only examines each data elements once and uses a limited amount of computer memory. The method uses join graphs and atomic sketches that are essentially pseudo-random summaries formed...

20060161568 - Utilization of logical fields with conditional constraints in abstract queries: Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture are provided for enhancing abstract queries by utilizing logical fields with conditional constraints. Building abstract queries with logical fields configured with conditional constraints allows for optimized physical queries to be generated from corresponding abstract queries....

20060161579 - Data storage and retrieval system with parameterized category definitions for families of categories and dynamically generated search indices: A data storage and retrieval system with parameterized category definitions and dynamically generated search indices. A parameterized category definition for a family of categories is obtained consisting of a parameterized predicate, such that parameter values can be provided with a search query to identify information items that match a category...

20060161577 - Load balancing based on cache content: A method, schema, and computer-readable medium provide various means for load balancing computing devices in a multi-server environment. The method, schema, and computer-readable medium for load balancing computing devices in a multi-server environment may be utilized in a networked server environment, implementing a spreadsheet application for manipulating a workbook, for...

20060161573 - Logical record model entity switching: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for constructing a database abstraction model over an underlying physical database. Once constructed, users may interact with the database abstraction model, rather than the underlying physical database representation, to query the database and view query results. In one embodiment, information is retrieved from the...

20060161574 - Mechanism for providing efficient access to redundant number representations: Disclosed are an apparatus, method, and program product which each provide an enhanced database engine. Access to precise values is provided while permitting unfettered access to those who are not interested in precise values. This is accomplished via an enhanced database index and indexing method. The entries of the database...

20060161576 - Method and apparatus for dimensional data versioning and recovery management: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for managing data. Responsive to a request for a data element from an application in the virtual machine, the data element is allocated to the application. The data element having a number of dimensions for storing application data for the application. A data structure...

20060161578 - Method and system for providing annotations of a digital work: Methods and systems for receiving and distributing annotations of a digital work include receiving an annotation of the digital work, storing the annotation, and providing the annotation to a user. The user may be required to submit a valid authorization credential for the annotation. Annotations may be textual or graphical,...

20060161581 - Service desk data transfer interface: A system, method and computer program product for importing data in a network-based customer relationship application is provided. First, data to be imported to a customer relationship application utilizing a network is identified. A set of predetermined rules associated with the customer relationship application are identified. The data is imported...

20060161580 - System and method for processing event predicates: Described is a method comprising initializing a first set of bits corresponding to a first plurality of predicate indices to a first value, and initializing a second set of bits corresponding to a second plurality of predicate indices to a second value. A subscription is processed. The subscription includes a...

20060161575 - System and method for sequencing xml documents for tree structure indexing: Sequence-based XML indexing aims at avoiding expensive join operations in query processing. It transforms structured XML data into sequences so that a structured query can be answered holistically through subsequence matching. Herein, there is addresed the problem of query equivalence with respect to this transformation, and thereis introduced a performance-oriented...

20060161582 - Application object as primitive of operating system: Managing applications associated with an operating system. An application object is defined as a primitive of the operating system. An identity property of the application object identifies at least one application associated with the operating system and a metadata property of the application object declares behavioral characteristics of the identified...

20060161583 - Method, system and program product for interning invariant data objects in dynamic space constrained systems: Under the present invention, a hierarchical tree and corresponding Least Recently Used (LRU) list are provided. Both include a predetermined quantity of nodes that are associated with invariant data objects. The nodes of the tree typically include a set of pointers that indicate a position/arrangement of the associated invariant data...

20060161588 - Electronic image filing method, electronic image filing device and electronic image filing system: An electronic image filing method includes a face image registration phase and an image arranging phase. The face image registration phase contains steps of: inputting a registration image; determining a characteristic quantity for a face in a face image contained in the registration image; and storing the characteristic quantity as...

20060161584 - File transmission system and file transmission method: An object of the present invention is to effectively and easily manage and use contents. A disc ID database composed of information correlated with disc IDs unique to individual discs is pre-created. When a new disc that has not been registered to the disc ID database is used or when...

20060161586 - Internet based geographic information system: The invention is an Internet based Geographic Information System (GIS), which resides totally on Internet servers, allowing users to access and use the system on the Internet from a browser or equivalent, thus requiring no user installed software. The system provides enough core GIS capability to allow creation of GIS...

20060161585 - Method and system for transitioning between synchronous and asynchronous communication modes: Many different users may access, revise and update the same shared object simultaneously through several different transports. Clients may communicate asynchronously by accessing the shared object through a physical server. Clients may also communicate synchronously by accessing the shared object through a peer-to-peer network. A manifest file associated with the...

20060161587 - Psycho-analytical system and method for audio and visual indexing, searching and retrieval: A psycho-analytical system and method for audio and visual indexing, searching and retrieval. Various embodiments of the system comprise a source of audiovisual data; a psycho-analytical converter configured to convert the audiovisual data; a component for storage of the converted audiovisual data; a psycho-analytical indexer configured to index the stored...

20060161592 - Identification of anomalous data records: Identifying anomalies or outliers in a set of data records employs a distance or similarity measure between features of record pairs that depends upon the frequencies of the feature values in the set. Feature distances may be combined for a total distance between record pairs. An outlier is indicated for...

20060161595 - Information recording apparatus: There is provided an information recording apparatus which is capable of collective management concerning which content data is recorded on each one of a plurality of information storage media. The information recording apparatus includes: a content data storage section for recording content data; a management information generation section for generating...

20060161593 - Medical equipment having audit log managing function: A log file generating section generates an audit log file of patient information in response to various kinds of events generated in a medical equipment, and a file compressing section compresses the generated file in a local storage medium at a predetermined timing. Further, a log management section automatically transfers...

20060161594 - Method and apparatus for improving data processing speed through storage of record information of identity module: A method and apparatus are provided for improving the data processing speed through the storage of the record information of an identity module. In the method for improving data processing speed, a request for input/output of at least one predetermined record stored in the identity module from an application is...

20060161590 - Method for automatically associating data with a document based on a prescribed type of the document: A system and method is provided to automatically associate type-specific information with a document of a prescribed type. The type information includes instance-specific type information that can be instantiated to each document of the prescribed type. The type information also includes generic type information that is automatically applied to all...

20060161589 - Simplifying movement of data to different desired storage portions depending on the state of the corresponding transaction: A user may merely need to specify various states of transactions and actions to be performed upon reaching a state for the corresponding transaction, and a front end block may automatically perform an action when the corresponding state is reached. Each action may indicate any necessary movement of data to...

20060161591 - System and method for intelligent deletion of crawled documents from an index: Documents are intelligently deleted from an index of crawled documents based on link and parent node information recorded from the crawl. A document visited during a first crawl may not be navigated to during a second crawl because of an error and the present invention verifies whether the document has...

20060161597 - Child data structure update in data management system: A system to update a data structure based on a plurality of parent data structures, where at least one of the plurality of parent data structures is associated with point data. Some embodiments may include reception of a notification to update from one of the plurality of parent data structures,...

20060161598 - Method and apparatus for data versioning and recovery using delta content save and restore management: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for managing versioning data for memory segments. Responsive to a request from a requester to allocate a memory segment, the memory segment is allocated. A versioning data structure is created for the memory segment. The versioning data structure is used to store changes in...

20060161596 - Method and system for synchronizing multiple user revisions to a balanced scorecard: A client may revise a balanced scorecard by adding, deleting and/or moving objects on a strategy map. Multiple clients may attempt to revise the strategy map simultaneously. Non-conflicting revisions are synchronized with the strategy map in a scorecard database. A conflicting revision may be generated when objects associated with one...

20060161599 - System and method for location based matching and promotion: Systems and methods for profile matching and promotion. Location-related data and other profile characteristics are used for promotion and for matching of businesses, venues and other entities with user specified criteria....

20060161600 - Elective logging: In a system which comprises at least two log files L, data A,B,C,D is stored electively either in no log file, in a single log file or in both log files. By using parallel storage of selected data in a plurality of log files it is a simple matter to...

20060161605 - Data management system, a data management apparatus, a data management method, a data supplying system, and a computer-readable recording medium with a program recorded therein: A data management system presents to an information processing apparatus the data of latest version. The data management system includes a first difference data generation unit generating a difference data which can revise a data stored in a data storage unit to a data of latest version, and a second...

20060161604 - Enterprise digital asset management system and method: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of providing digital content includes receiving a request from a user for digital content at a remote site. A first digital library at the remote site is searched for the digital content. If the digital content is unavailable at the remote...

20060161601 - Heap manager and application programming interface support for managing versions of objects: An improved method, apparatus, and computer instructions in a virtual machine executing in a data processing system for supporting versioning of data in a heap for the virtual machine. Responsive to receiving a request for an object, the object is allocated. A versioning data structure is created for the object....

20060161602 - Object based access application programming interface for data versioning: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for managing object properties. A setter call is received from an application, wherein the setter call includes data. A determination is made as to whether the setter call is versionable. The setter call is executed if the call is a versionable call, wherein versioning...

20060161603 - Platform infrastructure to provide an operating system based application programming interface undo service: An improved method, apparatus, and computer instructions for an operating system in a data processing system for managing versioning data. An infrastructure for providing an undo function receives a call from an application layer through an application programming interface to create a version of data. The data is stored in...

20060161606 - Synchronization-replication concurrency using non-shared snapshot query on a history table at read-uncommitted isolation level: An improved method and system for synchronization-replication concurrency maintain a history table for a data table in a mirror, where the history table can include redundant version values that indicate a period in which data values corresponding to the version values are valid. Replication can thus be performed between a...

  
07/13/2006 > 127 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. category listing

20060155666 - Device for storing a list of elements and method of storing an element in one such device: The invention relates to a device for memorizing a list of items intended to memorize any item that was last presented to it. It comprises a first memory and means responsible, when the first memory is full and when a new item has to be memorized, for randomly selecting an...

20060155670 - Method for queuing files to be sent to an application: A method and a computer program product that enable files in a file directory to be queued or marked prior to “sending” the files to a common application. A background operating system (OS) is enhanced by including a set of queue functions/options for selection when a file is selected within...

20060155668 - System and method for medical privacy management: A system and related techniques provide an integrated platform for privacy management of electronic medical records, encompassing the entire life cycle of privacy management including the capture of patient consents and other privacy status information, request management to receive and filter requests by health insurance companies and others, publishing management...

20060155669 - System and method for providing access to computer files across computer operating systems: An across-file-system file access system and method for accessing files across different computer operating systems and file systems is disclosed. The across-file-system file access system includes a file resource table generator and a file resource table reader. The file resource table generator creates and up-dates a file resource table, which...

20060155667 - Systems and methods for attaching a virtual machine virtual hard disk to a host machine: Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems and methods for “attaching” a virtual hard drive to the physical computer hardware by implementing a specialized disk controller driver for the host operating system that is recognized by the host operating system as a disk controller driver but which...

20060155672 - Systems and methods for single input installation of an application: A system and method for single input installation of an application is provided. The method comprises receiving a single input for an application from a user. In response to the single input, the application is downloaded, data associated with the application is stored on a computing device associated with the...

20060155671 - Virtual protection service: A method of transferring an image of a system or disk to a computer dedicated to performing a resource-intensive task, such as virus scanning, disk defragmentation or similar service. Once the dedicated computer has performed the task, the resulting image is compared to the current image of the client system...

20060155675 - Database optimization apparatus and method: A database optimizer collects statistics regarding applications accessing a database, and makes one or more changes to the database schema to optimize performance according to the collected statistics. In a first embodiment, the optimizer detects when a certain type of application accesses the database a percentage of time that exceeds...

20060155674 - Image server: Virtual machine image files are stored in a virtual machine storage by a virtual machine image file server. Users at virtual machine clients connect to the virtual machine image file server and are presented with a list of the available virtual machine image files in a virtual machine image store....

20060155676 - Logical view with granular access to exchange data managed by a modular data and storage management system: A modular data and storage management system. The system includes a time variance interface that provides for storage into a storage media of data that is received over time. The time variance interface of the modular data and storage management system provides for retrieval, from the storage media, of an...

20060155673 - Method and apparatus for robust input interpretation by conversation systems: One embodiment of the present method and apparatus for robust input interpretation by conversation systems includes receiving a user request containing at least one un-interpretable term. The present invention conveys the conversation system's interpretation capabilities to the user, for example by suggesting at least one alternative request in context of...

20060155677 - System and method for managing objects and resources with access rights embedded in nodes within a hierarchical tree structure: A system and method for controlling access to data within a hierarchically organized document, such as an XML document. Elements may have their access rights specified, for example as a variable in an XML tag. If not specified within an element of the document, access rights are inherited from its...

20060155688 - Database search system: The present invention discloses a database search system comprising: a composite database search engine, comprising at least two database search tools wherein at least one is database search agent; a database search agent establishing and training module to automatically generate a database search agent according to analysis of a data...

20060155692 - Dealing with composite data through data model entities: The present invention is generally directed to a system, method and article of manufacture for accessing data represented abstractly through an abstraction model. In one embodiment, a data repository abstraction layer provides a logical view of an underlying data repository that is independent of the particular manner of data representation....

20060155691 - Drag and drop technique for building queries: A method, system and computer program product for building a search query in a data processing system having a graphical user interface is provided. Responsive to user input, a graphical component representing a first system object is dropped onto a graphical component representing a query function. A set of attributes...

20060155686 - Facilitating direct access to live controls for features of a system or application via a keyword search: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that provides access to features of a system or an application via a query. During operation, the system first obtains a query. Next, the system identifies features of the system or the application which are associated with results of the query....

20060155678 - Fulfilling search methodology: The presented invention is to make life easy of information seekers. According to research web surfers look only few top results. Every time when user searches, Search Engine display the results according to Rankings. The Ranking is calculated in many ways but Parameters and their values have an important impact...

20060155681 - Method and apparatus for automatic recommendation and selection of clustering indexes: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for selecting and recommending of clustering indexes are provided. Baseline run time cost estimates are calculated based on database designs. Workload benefit of a candidate clustering design is calculated and compared to the baseline costs. If the workload benefit outweighs the baseline costs, clustering...

20060155687 - Portable database search agent processing system: A portable database search agent processing system, comprising: a search agent memory to store a plurality of database search agents, wherein each database search agent is recorded with a group of search parameters, each search parameter comprising at least one search index and its corresponding weight value; a database search...

20060155679 - Pruning of spatial queries using index root mbrs on partitioned indexes: A method, system, and computer program product provides improved performance for queries on local partitioned indexes. A method of performing a database query comprises receiving a query of spatial data in a database, the database comprising at least one partitioned spatial index, obtaining metadata relating to all partitions of the...

20060155690 - Retrieval of structured documents: This disclosure relates to performing a query for a search term of a database containing a plurality of structured documents. Those structured documents that do not include the search term are ferreted or filtered out during an initial search. Matched structured documents which are those structured documents that do contain...

20060155682 - Running content emitters natively on local operating system: Techniques for running content emitters natively on a local operating system, by executing a local executive as a native application on the target operating system. In some embodiments, a content emitter such as a portlet preferably invokes, by its normal inclusion mechanism, a markup emitter directed toward the native user...

20060155680 - Search file indicating languages associated with scenes: An optical disc having a search file indicating languages associated with scenes, and methods associated therewith. In some embodiments, the optical disc is configured to store content and a search file. The content is playable by an optical disc player. The search file comprises data associated with scenes in the...

20060155683 - System and method for database query: A database is queried with on demand database query reduction A query document includes global variables selectively set off by first tags identifying a first global variable as a complete replacement variable and by second tags identifying a second global variable as a complete removal string. An agent is provided...

20060155685 - System and method for exposing internal search indices to internet search engines: A system and method for exposing internal search indices to Internet search engines. The internal search indices are exposed to external search engines in such a way that the data may be segregated into at least two types including one layer of search data specifically for the search engines, and...

20060155684 - Systems and methods to present web image search results for effective image browsing: Systems and methods to present web image search results for effective image browsing are described. In one aspect, task-based attention objects for each of multiple images associated with image search results are generated. Thumbnail images from respective ones of the images are created as a function of at least the...

20060155689 - Web-based user interface for searching metadata-driven relational databases: Web-based user interface systems and methods for searching metadata-driven relational databases. Instead of requiring developers to determine the exact type and number of search criteria for each application, the present invention advantageously provides a user-customizable search interface that, in certain aspects, leverages dynamic HTML, JavaScript, and dynamic SQL. A user...

20060155693 - Domain expert search: Expert domains for a query category represent domains from which a high percentage of search results for queries associated with the query category are retrieved. The expert domains are identified by establishing a base statistical model that indicates frequencies of appearance for domains in search results retrieved for queries corresponding...

20060155695 - Global search for items using a request broker: The disclosure relates in general to a method for searching for items using a request broker, wherein the method includes receiving a user request for an item comprising property values of local system properties, and searching within the local system for items in compliance with the user request. To enable...

20060155696 - Method for intellectual asset management and analysis: A method for intellectual asset management and analysis is provided, including a method of combining intellectual asset and an expert and artificial intelligence hinting method, wherein the former includes a process of key word combination, a process of self-determined combination and a process of recombination. The process of key word...

20060155694 - Query routing: A search query is submitted to one or more information sources associated with a category of the query. The category of the query is indicated by a query ontology that relates queries to query categories. The information sources represent information sources from which a high percentage of search results for...

20060155701 - Fast implementation of recursive diamond search: A method for block matching includes performing a first search for a matching block in a frame using a search pattern centered at a first center point and determining a best point that produces a close match. If the best point does not produce a match satisfying a criterion, the...

20060155702 - Method and apparatus for searching element and recording medium storing a program therefor: Provided are a method and apparatus for easily and quickly searching for a specific element (or a node) in a document or a library complying with an XML format by using tree path information based on a predetermined syntax, and a recording medium having a program to implement the method....

20060155700 - Method and apparatus for structuring documents based on layout, content and collection: A method and apparatus is provided for converting a document in a first format essentially comprising a flat layout structure into a structured document in a hierarchical form in accordance with predetermined attributes identified from the input format. The process comprises fragmenting the input document into a plurality of document...

20060155698 - System and method for accessing rss feeds: A technique for pushing RSS feeds onto a device allows access to feeds on devices, such as mobile phones, that are not web-enabled. In an embodiment, text messages may be sent to a mobile phone when new feed items are available. The text messages may contain relatively little information about...

20060155697 - System and method for adaptive query identification and acceleration: A data management system and method. The system is adapted to analyze a plurality of data queries and provide a metric with respect thereto. The system then orders the queries based on the metric to improve a performance parameter of the system or estimate an execution time with respect to...

20060155699 - System and method for proofing individual documents of variable information document runs using document quality measurements: Text, images, and/or graphics of variable content documents should be organized and laid out by a template to provide effective and quality documents. The best such template depends upon the variable content interaction with the template for each individual document. To analyze the qualitative nature of the template in quantifiable...

20060155703 - Method and apparatus for detecting a table of contents and reference determination: In a method for identifying a table of contents in a document, an ordered sequence of text fragments is derived from the document. A table of contents is selected as a contiguous sub-sequence of the ordered sequence of text fragments satisfying the criteria: (i) entries defined by text fragments of...

20060155705 - Managing hierarchical authority to access files in a shared database: A method, system, and program product that enable dynamic scheduling/arranging of access by multiple users to a single electronic file. A network-database access management utility (NAMU) is provided, which manages/schedules network-level access to the electronic file. NAMU includes an access-request queue that schedules/arranges the user identifier (IDs) for each of...

20060155704 - Methods and systems for moving data using locks: Methods, computer readable medium and systems are provided for moving data objects from a first storage location to a second storage location. One or more data objects may be selected having an identifier from a first storage location. The ID may be stored in a second lock object. Systems and...

20060155706 - Context-adaptive content distribution to handheld devices: Described are methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for context-adaptive content distribution to handheld devices. Context data associated with the user is retrieved and a relevancy function is determined based on the context. A list of content available to the user is obtained. The list of available content is...

20060155707 - Hyperlinks as visualizations of standing queries: The subject invention provides a unique system and method that facilitate readily identifying that content associated with a hyperlink has been modified or changed in some way that may be of interest to the user. In particular, the target or active sites associated with a plurality of hyperlinks can be...

20060155709 - Method and system for operating a web based service: A web based services to create and manage contact information is disclosed. The contact information is integrated with a web based literature creation and direct mailing service. A subscriber accesses the home page of the web based literature creation and direct mailing service by using a computer with an electronic...

20060155708 - System and method for generating virtual networks: A system and method for generating and/or managing virtual network(s) is provided. The system provides an interface for end-user(s) to create a virtual network (e.g., on-demand). The virtual network comprises a plurality of servers that allow the user to, for example, develop and/or test software, migrate applications, apply tasks and/or...

20060155728 - Browser application and search engine integration: Methods and systems for retrieving and rendering search results via the Internet can be implemented by a search engine that collates and collects multiple links in the background all tied to a single hyperlink click. The user of the search engine can set the number of back links tied to...

20060155721 - Buffering proxy for telnet access: A single- or multi-protocol buffering proxy accepts communication option negotiation commands from a client before establishing a connection between the client and a host. The proxy negotiates a limited set of options with the client before the connection is established and buffers (accepts and temporarily stores without responding to) other...

20060155714 - Certification of address records for use in address hygiene: An improved method for cleansing a plurality of address records in an address record file. The method checks an address record for an associated cleansing date. The method determines whether the associated cleansing date has expired. If the address record has no cleansing date, or if the cleansing date is...

20060155719 - Complex event discovery in event databases: Situation detection systems and methods are provided, in which the capabilities of standard event stores and relational systems are enhanced by augmented event-oriented algebraic operators. Rules involving the event-oriented operators are combined with conventional relational algebraic techniques, and applied to an event database in order to detect more complex patterns,...

20060155720 - Data access layer class generator: Systems and methods that that automatically generate a data access layer for a middle tier of a relational data store with stored procedures, via a data access layer generator. The data access layer generator can employ an extensible mark up language extension (XML) to determine the stored procedures that are...

20060155717 - Device and method for producing computer readable formatted output: Communication device for supporting a general-purpose computer to communicate with a vehicle having a control unit for controlling at least one particular function of the vehicle. A first request in XML format for requesting the control unit to return specified information is received from the computer. The request received is...

20060155729 - Distributed computing systems and system compnents thereof: In one embodiment of the present invention, a replicated state machine comprises a proposal manager, an agreement manager, a collision/back-off timer and a storage reclaimer. The proposal manager facilitates management of proposals issued by a node of a distributed application for enabling coordinated execution of the proposals by all other...

20060155726 - Generating a parser and parsing a document: A parser is generated for parsing a marked up document. A template of a sample marked up document chosen by a user is extracted. The template comprises elements of the structural markup of the sample document with their data contents removed. The parser for parsing a marked up document is...

20060155724 - Loop channels: Exemplary systems and methods for creating and sharing channels are provided. In exemplary embodiments, a channel having at least one loop with items of media is created by a user. Permissions for accessing and modifying the channel including the items of media and the loop are set by the user....

20060155715 - Method and apparatus to associate a modifiable crm related token to an email: A method and apparatus to associate incoming emails to a customer relationship management (CRM) object is disclosed. The method may include creating a user configurable tracking token that relates an email to a CRM object, attaching the tracking token to an outgoing email, sending the outgoing email to recipients, receiving...

20060155710 - Method and computer system for customizing computer applications by storing the customization specification as data in a database: The present invention relates to a method and computer system to store customization specifications for computer software as data in a database. The customization information includes labels, error messages, help, security, and client preferences, such as display preferences. Because this information is stored as data, it is possible for a...

20060155711 - Method and system for management of software product licences: The present invention relates to a method, system and software for management of software product licences. More particularly, a method of analysing software product licence data is disclosed. The software product licence data is received from a sales database. The data is then collated into an analysis database and an...

20060155713 - Method and system for monitoring a workflow for an object: A system and method for monitoring a workflow for an object are described. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention include sending workflow information to at least one mobile device operated by a recipient of the object. The workflow information associates the object with the at least one mobile device...

20060155723 - Method and system for presenting a single view of content in a home network: A system for providing single view of content in a network of devices includes a communication module that detects devices connected to the network, a directory module that discovers content in each detected device via the communication module and maintains a directory of such available content providing a single view...

20060155727 - Method for managing download of duplicate contents: A method for managing download of contents includes: providing a replay memory for storing a globally unique right object identifier (GUID) and a right issuer timestamp (RITS), and a duplication memory for storing a right object (RO) in downloading a duplicate of content that is already stored in the replay...

20060155718 - Multiple copy track stage recovery in a data storage system: A bad track in a disk device in a data storage system is recovered by determining which cluster in the system the bad track belongs to. If the track belongs to the cluster that discovered that the track was bad, that cluster recovers the track by locating a good copy...

20060155716 - Schema change governance for identity store: A system includes a schema defining terms for objects in an identity store, and a schema governance module controlling changes to the schema based on schema change criteria. A method of managing an existing schema defining objects in an identity store includes receiving a request specifying a proposed change to...

20060155730 - Serving signals: Output signals are served from a serving device to a plurality of browsing devices connected to a network. The output signals represent commands executable by each browsable device so as to display viewable data in accordance with specified page formatting. Requests from browsing clients are identified which contain information relating...

20060155725 - System and method for future-proofing devices using metaschema: Disclosed are arrangements which seek to update schemas in a controlled manner so that a device (3710) or service can accurately parse documents conforming to a new version of a schema (3724, 3734) without the need for translation services or extra information within the document to provide guides for translation....

20060155731 - System and method for manipulating and managing computer archive files: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide an archive management application that operates within a host application to provide access to an archive and/or allow access to and/or modification of files in an archive using the host application's interface, instead of operating as a separate standalone archive management application. In...

20060155712 - System and method for performing integrated storage operations: The present invention relates to a method for performing integrated storage operations on an information store. The present invention comprises identifying a plurality disparate types of storage operations stored in a policy option table. A first storage operation is performed according to a first set of storage criteria stored in...

20060155722 - Technique for creating self described data shared across multiple services: In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, there are provided mechanisms and methods for sharing data across services. These mechanisms and methods for applications to share information even when the applications use different data formats make it possible for business services to operate without any disruption even if...

20060155734 - Apparatus and methods for evaluating a dynamic system: A method of evaluating whether a vehicle under test is operating as intended. Parameters of the vehicle are sampled at a plurality of sample times to obtain a plurality of data samples. Data samples from more than one of the sample times are included in a sample set. The sample...

20060155736 - Apparatus, system, and method for re-generating data structures: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for re-generating a data structure. A detection module detects corruption of a first data structure of a storage device. A removal module removes a first path from a host system to the first data structure without affecting communications through other paths between the...

20060155732 - Electronic file operation method and layout edition device: Selection of a main file and entry of the name of a package file, an output destination folder, etc., are accepted (step S100), the files in the folder of the same name as the main file existing in the same folder as the selected main file are packaged as related...

20060155735 - Image server: Virtual machine image files are stored in a virtual machine storage by a virtual machine image file server. Users at virtual machine clients connect to the virtual machine image file server and are presented with a list of the available virtual machine image files in a virtual machine image store....

20060155737 - Method and system for identifying and obtaining computer software from a remote computer: Creators of computer software provide the most up-to-date versions of their computer software on an update service. A user who has purchased computer software calls the update service on a periodic basis. The update service automatically inventories the user computer to determine what computer software may be out-of-date, and/or need...

20060155733 - Methods and apparatus for determining a proxy presence of a user: Methods and apparatus are provided for collecting proxy presence information about an object associated with a user from one or more proxy presence sources associated with the user. A proxy presence agent is associated with each of the proxy presence sources; and the proxy presence agents provide proxy presence information...

20060155738 - Monitoring method and system: A monitoring method and system for monitoring compliance of a policy in an IT infrastructure (150) are described. A modeling component (110) and an analysis system (110) are used. The modeling component (110) is arranged to model the policy and configure the analysis system in dependence on the model and...

20060155739 - A generic architecture for indexing document groups in an inverted text index: A method for indexing a plurality of documents, that includes a plurality of duplicate documents, first identifies one or more duplicate groups of documents from among the plurality of documents. Then, one index of content for the duplicate group is created instead of indexing the content from every document within...

20060155747 - Apparatus and method for automating the logging of table changes in a database: A system and method for logging changes to a database table are disclosed. The system comprises an administration tool, table metadata, a history table, and a service engine. The administration tool provides an interface through which a DBA, database programmer, or other user can manage the table metadata and the...

20060155743 - Equivalence class-based method and apparatus for cost-based repair of database constraint violations: Methods and apparatus are provided for identifying constraint violation repairs in data that is comprised of a plurality of records, where each record has a plurality of cells. A database is processed, based on a plurality of constraints that data in the database must satisfy. At least one constraint violation...

20060155753 - Global asynchronous serialized transaction identifier: A system for storing and indexing unique computer transactions taken asynchronously across one or more systems such that a complete database of all transactions taken by all member systems can be recreated in a coherent time sequence in each member system....

20060155744 - Method and apparatus for implementing container managed uses, ownerships, and references in an enterprise javabean environment: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions are provided for implementing container managed uses, ownerships, and references in an enterprise JavaBean™ environment. A user may specify a uses, ownership, reference relationships between entity beans and sessions in a deployment descriptor file. When the file is processed, the present embodiment generates methods...

20060155741 - Method and apparatus for storing and maintaining structured documents: According to some embodiments, a method and apparatus for storing and maintaining structured documents includes identifying a structured document, decomposing the structured document into a plurality of nodes, each of the nodes representing a portion of information of the document, creating, for each of the nodes, a corresponding object, and...

20060155746 - Method and system for automatically hiding irrelevant parts of hierarchical structures in computer user interfaces: The invention broadly and generally provides, in a computer-controlled display, a method of simplifying a graphical representation of a set of connected nodes comprising the steps of: (a) selecting a subset of the aforesaid set; and (b) under computer program control, hiding representations of all nodes except (i) nodes within...

20060155740 - Method, system and program product for locating remote source files: Under the present invention, as a user/developer is developing a software program using an IDE, the user can designate a remote source container(s) (e.g., located on a server or the like that is remote from the local computer system) for one or more source files. When a remote source file...

20060155754 - Playlist driven automated content transmission and delivery system: A media content playlist generating system where data derived from detected public performances or purchases of music is stored in a database and users can query the database, where the query result becomes a playlist that causes the music in the playlist to be transmitted or otherwise delivered to the...

20060155751 - System and method for document analysis, processing and information extraction: A method and system for retrieving information in response to an information retrieval request comprises extracting additional information from a first corpus of data elements based on the request. The request is modified based on the additional information to refine the scope of information to be retrieved from a second...

20060155752 - System and method for incremental indexing: The present system indexes a plurality of entries in a database that contains a database table having a base index. As a recent row is inserted in the database table, an index increment is generated based on the inserted row. Preferably, the index increment is smaller in size than the...

20060155742 - System and method for serializing java objects over shared closures: A method is described that involves processing a shared closure by removing, from each non-shareable object in a closure, content that causes each of the non-shareable objects to be non-shareable. The method also involves serializing each of the non-shareable objects by removing the content that causes each of the non-shareable...

20060155745 - System and method to implement container managed streams in j2ee environments: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for implementing container managed streams in an enterprise JavaBean™ environment. Uses, ownership, reference relationships between entity beans and sessions are specified in a deployment descriptor file. When an input data stream is received for a batch job, the file is processed and a method...

20060155750 - System to generate unpublished corporate data: There is provided a method and system to generate corporate data pertaining to a corporate entity. The system includes an interface to communicate, to each of a plurality of users of a data system, a corporate data attribute relating to a corporate entity and a plurality of candidate data attribute...

20060155749 - Template-based development of servers: A server instance, which is a collection of LUNs, containing an operating system, any applications and data storage. A processing element is the physical hardware. The combination is a server as normally understood. Templates are used to define server instances and server types to simplify deploying a server instance to...

20060155748 - Use of server instances and processing elements to define a server: A server instance, which is a collection of LUNs, containing an operating system, any applications and data storage. A processing element is the physical hardware. The combination is a server as normally understood. Templates are used to define server instances and server types to simplify deploying a server instance to...

20060155755 - Constructing and referring objects in a computing environment: A system of constructing, referring and manipulating new types of uniform, strictly defined and generically connective objects in computing environments, allowing identification, connection, insertion and re-definition of fully as well as partly defined objects and providing a new self-organizing, open computing space for referring these objects in several independent tree...

20060155757 - File management system employing time line based representation of data: The subject invention provides a unique system and method that facilitates management and navigation of various data objects by making use of a unique time-line based navigation tool. In particular, objects can organized into a plurality of bands based on their respective subject matter. Each band can be created to...

20060155756 - Session lifecycle management within a multi-tiered enterprise network: A system and method are described for managing session lifecycles within a multi-tiered enterprise network. In one embodiment, a plurality of session objects are generated at different layers of the enterprise network in response to a client request. Each of the session objects store session data defining a state of...

20060155758 - Implementing a network infrastructure in a seismic acquisition system: A method and apparatus implementing a network infrastructure in a seismic acquisition system are disclosed. The apparatus is a seismic acquisition system, comprising a plurality of seismic data sources (120) capable of generating data; at least one data collection system (140) utilizing an open network protocol; and at least one...

20060155759 - Scalable cache layer for accessing blog content: Methods, devices, and systems are directed towards a caching layer for managing access to blog content. The invention includes a caching layer that communicates with a web server and a database server. The caching layer includes a plurality of slots arranged to hold information. The web server is directed to...

20060155765 - Chat information service system: The present invention provides a chat information system having a voice recognition device for recognizing voices, a voice synthesizer, a humanoid robot, a microphone for receiving the voices and a speaker for pronouncing synthesized voices. The system comprises a headline sensor capturing news from the Internet, a news database for...

20060155768 - Computer software implemented framework for configuration and release management of group systems software, and method for same: A global framework multi-layer computer based architecture is provided. The global framework may include a single set of libraries that contains common source code applicable to substantially all business processing systems using the global framework. The global framework may include individual source code libraries that contain modifications specific to a...

20060155761 - Enhanced organization and retrieval of digital images: A system for organizing and retrieving digital photographs using global positioning system coordinates, comprising a digital camera 2 having a positioning system receiver for capturing a digital image, a first database 21 storing the digital image data along with positioning system coordinates of the location where the image was taken,...

20060155767 - Information recording-and-reproducing method and information recording-and-reproducing apparatus with play-list copy function: The present invention provides for an information recording-and-reproducing method and apparatus. At least one play-list file which stores information used for coupling at least two files to each other and for reproducing the files is generated, wherein the at least two files are coupled to each other at the heads...

20060155764 - Personal online information management system: A personal online information management system allows users to monitor, manage, retrieve, and utilize their personal online behaviors such as browsing, searching, editing/commenting, discussion, shopping, and peer to peer communications. The system provides personalized service with explicitly self-controlled privacy protection. The system enables an anonymous or identified user to easily...

20060155760 - Product design support system, product design support method, and program: A product design support system comprises a product design support server (1), a product design support database (2) where parts information, parts image information, circuit information and circuit image information are stored, a communication network (3) and a designer terminal (4) connected via the communication network (3). The product design...

20060155769 - Serving signals: Output signals are served from a serving device to a plurality of browsing devices connected to a network. The output signals represent commands executable by each browsable device so as to display viewable data in accordance with specified page formatting. Requests from browsing clients are identified which contain information relating...

20060155766 - Structure of objects stored in a media server and improving accessibility to the structure: The present invention relates to providing information in an open network system, such as a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network. Preferably, the present invention provides a service for managing objects including at least one object specified as a feature of the service. Upon receiving an action for querying the...

20060155770 - System and method for time-based allocation of unique transaction identifiers in a multi-server system: A method and appertaining system are provided for creating and utilizing unique transaction identifiers for transactions within a service center comprising multiple processing hosts. A service center transaction number range based on a service center transaction handling capacity is established, and both first and second processing hosts each having their...

20060155763 - Systems and methods for providing an interface for interacting with a loop: A system and method for is provided for. The system comprises a media engine which provides a display box is configured for displaying one or more loops comprised of at least one item of media. One or more frame differentiators within the display box are configured for defining the at...

20060155762 - Systems and methods for single act media sharing: A system and method for single act media sharing is provided. The method comprises receiving a media selection from a user. In response to a single act performed by the user, a first loop with an identifier is modified based on the media selection. The same identifier is assigned to...

20060155772 - Data processor controlled interactive document editing display system with an implementation for transferring a block of displayable data from a source to a target document without displaying the target document: There may be circumstances under which the user may wish the convenience of being able to insert a textual block into the file of a particular document without having to open the file of the receiving document and displaying the receiving document. Indicating a block of data in a displayed...

20060155774 - Handling access requests to a page while copying an updated page of data to storage: Provided are a method, system, and program for handling access requests to a page while copying an updated page of data to storage. An update to a page in a memory is received and indication is made that the page has an exclusive lock. The update is applied to the...

20060155771 - Method and apparatus for processing data: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for pipelined processing of data. When a data packet containing information is received by a processor operating according to pipelined processing, bits are added to the data packet and an intermediate packet, comprising more bits than the received data packet, is...

20060155775 - Storage controller managing logical volume: A storage controller is provided to prevent access performance from dropping. The storage controller comprises a processor unit, a network controller, and a cache memory, and a disk controller connected to a logical volume. The processor unit includes: a file creating module which creates a file in the logical volume;...

20060155773 - Synchronization of password and user data during migration from a first operating system platform to a second operating system platform: A method and system that enables efficient migration of security and other user data from one operating system environment to another in a large distributed authentication environment by keeping all critical data in sync between the two operating system environments. Specifically, synchronization of password and user data can be achieved...

20060155780 - Adding personalized value to web sites: The present invention adds new value to the Web, such as to improve accessibility, while maintaining changes to existing web sites to a minimum. An example system includes a first Web server and at least one other Web server, wherein a Web page can be displayed on a Web browser...

20060155779 - Contents distribution management system with multi-service type management function and method thereof: Provided is a contents distribution management system and method for supporting a plurality of global servers that provide the contents and managing the contents by applying different policies based on the global server and service type of the contents. The inventive system comprises a plurality of global servers for supplying...

20060155777 - Deployment of life-cycle model for ldap applications: Systems and methods for testing and deploying LDAP applications are disclosed. A test application may be tested in a test environment including a test directory. The test application may change data stored in the test directory. Furthermore, the test directory may be configured to receive changes from a production directory...

20060155776 - Method and system for synchronizing cached files: Described is a system and method that synchronizes cached files and directories with a server's files and directories via a layered architecture, by collapsing state information into an index into a fixed set of known states, and looking up the action that synchronizes that state. The actions are then taken...

20060155778 - Updateable fan-out replication with reconfigurable master association: A system, method, computer program and article of manufacture for updateable fan-out replication with reconfigurable master association in a large, multi-node LDAP environment. A replication ring supports the addition of fan-out nodes as children to each primary node that sits on a replication ring. The fan-out nodes can be cascaded...

20060155781 - Systems and methods for structuring distributed fault-tolerant systems: High-performance, scalable, and fault-tolerant distributed systems include decoupling data replication functions from reconfiguration and read functions to optimize system performance and provide a clean separation between scalability and fault tolerance. Each data object is replicated on multiple servers and a data replication protocol can be used to ensure data consistency....

20060155783 - Historical information retrieval system: An embedded unit contains a microprocessor and memory for storing video, audio, photograph, and written digital data pertaining to a monument. The microprocessor, when actuated by a visitor, communicates through a two-way radio transceiver to a visitor carried transceiver. The embedded unit includes a long-life battery and is activated only...

20060155782 - Systems, methods, and media for aggregating electronic document usage information: Systems, methods and media for determining and aggregating electronic document segment usage information from different versions of a document are disclosed. More particularly, hardware and/or software for determining the aggregate segment usage for an electronic document received from one or more users are disclosed. Embodiments include receiving from one or...

20060155785 - Conversation persistence in real-time collaboration system: Previously conducted conversations in real-time collaboration messages are persistently stored, either by client or a server, and then are associated with conversational items presented to a user (e.g. contact names, topics, etc.). An icon is provided near each listed item, which when selected, displays to the user summaries or titles...

20060155784 - Method and system of previewing a volume revert operation: Described is a revert preview mechanism, which gives the user a chance to temporarily remount a storage volume with the contents of a shadow copy, and then evaluate the computer system as if reverted, including allowing full I/O read and write operations to the storage volume. A temporary storage location...

20060155787 - Method for the transmission of digital content via a mobile telephone network: The invention relates to a method for downloading a digital content via a mobile telephone network, comprising a step consisting of associating marking data including a link, with the downloaded digital content, wherein the marking data are adapted to be recognised by a mobile terminal. The invention also relates to...

20060155786 - Recording medium, and method and apparatus for reproducing data from recording medium using local storage: A recording medium, and a method and apparatus for reproducing data from a recording medium using a local storage is disclosed. The recording medium includes: a first area for storing content data; and a second area for storing first identification (ID) information capable of identifying a content provider (CP) and...

20060155788 - System and method for manipulating and managing computer archive files: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide an archive management application that operates within a host application to provide access to an archive and/or allow access to and/or modification of files in an archive using the host application's interface, instead of operating as a separate standalone archive management application. In...

20060155789 - Techniques for replicating groups of database objects: Techniques for making a replica of a particular group of database objects of a database on a particular node that does not initially have the particular group of database objects include determining whether conditions for copying a full database from a first node are satisfied. If conditions for copying the...

20060155790 - Manifest file structure, method of downloading contents usng the same, and apparatus for reproducing the contents: A structure of a manifest file containing information on contents stored in a local storage device of a reproducing apparatus, a method of downloading the contents using the structure of the manifest file, and an apparatus for reproducing the contents. The structure of the manifest file includes contents information and...

20060155792 - Methods and apparatus for managing a shared memory in a multi-processor system: Methods and apparatus provide for associating memory allocation table (MAT) entries with nodes in a binary tree such that the nodes and the entries are grouped into hierarchical levels, each entry including status information; associating the nodes and the entries with segments of a shared memory of a multi-processor system...

20060155791 - System and method for concurrent compacting self pacing garbage collection using loaded value and access barriers: A method, system, and computer program product for managing a heap of memory allocated to a program being executed on a data processing system is disclosed. A limited amount of memory is allocated to a program being executed by a mutator on a data processing system. The memory comprises memory...

  
07/06/2006 > 105 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories. category listing

20060149699 - Automated space usage benchmarking for institutions: Space usage benchmarking is provided among multiple institutions, such as academic institutions or schools. The space usage information is obtained relating to usage of space by each of plural participating institutions. The space usage information is obtained as data output from scheduling databases of the participating institutions. A space usage...

20060149697 - Context data transmission: A method of providing a context-dependent tile for display on a client device includes: receiving at a server device a request from a client device for a tile, the tile being associated with a context identifier stored on the server device; requesting from the client device a context data portion...

20060149696 - Method and systems for controlling access to a data object by means of locks: Methods, a computer readable medium, and systems are provided accessing a data object having an identifier in a computer system. The ID may be stored in a second lock object. Systems and methods consistent with the invention may determine whether the ID was stored successfully, and upon a successful storage,...

20060149701 - Partitioning ownership of a database among different database servers to control access to the database: A database or some portion thereof is partitioned into ownership groups. Each ownership group is assigned one or more database servers as owners of the ownership group. The database servers that are assigned as owners of an ownership group are treated as the owners of all data items that belong...

20060149700 - System and method for automatic geospatial web network generation via metadata transformation: The invention provides a framework to create a network of omnidirectional web hyperlinks using data extracted from various geospatial data sources. The framework establishes a method of fusing disparate data sources, formats and locations into dynamic web documents that link interrelated data. Various linkage mechanisms are supported, including a method...

20060149698 - Systems and methods for controlling transaction participation for groups of steps in a workflow: Systems, methods, and computer readable media for designing and executing workflows can be equipped with a means for manipulation of workflow steps by grouping them, such as by placing them in containers. A container can be associated with a database transaction. In some embodiments, a container property can be set...

20060149702 - Cursor pre-fetching: Techniques determine a quantity of rows to fetch based on memory available on a client computer and the fetch state of cursors. The techniques are used to determine a quantity of rows for “pre-fetching”. Under pre-fetching, rows in addition to those requested by an application are fetched from a database...

20060149705 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for relating data in healthcare databases: Methods, systems and computer program products for relating facts stored in healthcare databases are provided. At least two fact tables stored in a healthcare database including data meeting a criteria of interest are located. An identification key is assigned to the at least two fact tables including the located data...

20060149707 - Multiple active database systems: Multiple-active database systems include at least two database systems that both store a common portion of a relational database. Each database system includes one or more data-storage facilities configured to store data forming the common portion of the relational database in one or more tables and one or more processing...

20060149706 - System and method for transferring data and metadata between relational databases: A script driven infrastructure is provided in order to selectively move structure and data from a source database to a target database. The structure and data is moved using a data transfer mechanism, where the data is contained in disk files stored on the source database and it has corresponding...

20060149703 - Tool for optimizing system performance and methods relating to same: One or more embodiments of the invention enable improved communication with a database comprising multiple clients utilizing multiple large data objects concurrently. For example when a client system interacts with a server with respect to a data object that is over a threshold size, the system may utilizing a communication...

20060149704 - Updating metadata stored in a read-only media file: Storing metadata updates for a read-only media file. The media file has content and metadata describing the content. Responsive to a user or application program updating the metadata, the invention stores the updates to the metadata in an update data store when the media file is in the read-only state....

20060149710 - Associating features with entities, such as categories of web page documents, and/or weighting such features: Features that may be used to represent relevance information (e.g., properties, characteristics, etc.) of an entity, such as a document or concept for example, may be associated with the document by accepting an identifier that identifies a document; obtaining search query information (and/or other serving parameter information) related to the...

20060149714 - Automated management of software images for efficient resource node building within a grid environment: A method, system, and program for automated management of software images for efficient resource node building within a grid environment are provided. A grid service detects a current software environment for a grid job within a grid environment, wherein the grid environment includes multiple grid resources. The grid service searches...

20060149716 - Computer readable medium, method and apparatus for preserving filtering conditions to query multilingual data sources at various locales when regenerating a report: A computer readable medium, system, apparatus and method are disclosed for generating and regenerating query results in reports whereby conditions for filtering a query against multilingual databases are preserved independent of language and/or locale. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer readable medium includes executable instructions to...

20060149719 - Distributed search system and method: A method and system for providing distributing a query to devices on a communications network, such as servers on the internet, using an application that can survey a subscriber's server that can include text documents and databases, and use the formatting information and data from the survey to create at...

20060149718 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus stores documents, and performs an operation by specifying a document for which the operation is to be performed from a list of documents displayed. The image forming apparatus includes an error-information storage unit that stores an error information including information on a document for which the...

20060149711 - Infringer finder: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for an infringer finder to search public information sources for possible patent infringers. Some embodiments provide for analyzing an issued patent, associated patent support data, such as Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) information, and other reference materials, along with user input to create...

20060149717 - Method and apparatus for managing recommendations in a group resource environment: A system, method and computer program for managing resources within an integrated development environment for multiple users. The resources include both content resources and people resources. The method comprises: managing a plurality of nodes representing resources, said nodes including content nodes and person nodes, wherein the node contains a resource...

20060149721 - Method of locating web-pages by utilizing visual images: The present invention provides a web-page (or web-site) search results list which includes images from the actual web-pages or web-sites identified in a user's search, or images associated with the actual organization operating a web-site. This assists a user to locate web-pages of interest or relevance to the user by...

20060149722 - Methods and apparatus for management of unconsciously captured documents: Methods and apparatuses for management of unconsciously captured documents are described. Various documents generated by networked devices are unconsciously captured and stored according to a non-semantic organization. The unconsciously captured documents are archived for possible search and retrieval at a later time. When an event occurs (e.g., lawsuit, audit, change...

20060149709 - Search engine for a video recorder: The present invention is directed to a search engine for a video recorder. One embodiment of the present invention operates in an environment that includes one or more set-top boxes connected to or integrated within one or more output devices. The set-top boxes are used to transfer shows from a...

20060149708 - Search method and system and system using the same: Information regarding the structure of information in a content database is maintained in a structure database. The structure database is used to correlate the data structure of a query to the structure of the content database, in order to determine that information in the content database which needs to be...

20060149712 - Searching based on object relationships: The invention relates to searching data objects using indexes within a search engine. To enable searching for business objects using information about related business objects, embodiments provide creating a first index of a search engine, wherein creating the first index comprises indexing data objects of at least a first type;...

20060149715 - System and method for improving a pto: The present disclosure relates to a system and method for achieving enhanced operations of an entity, traditionally an authorized governmental body which regulates, assigns, and monitors the registration of intellectual property rights, and particularly relates to the Patent and Trademark Office whose operating scope encompasses the United States of America....

20060149723 - System and method for providing search results with configurable scoring formula: A system and method for scoring documents in a search, wherein the scoring algorithm may be reconfigured dynamically. When a query is submitted, a score data structure is created for each document to be scored, which contains fields of information about how a given document compares to a query. A...

20060149720 - System and method for retrieving information from citation-rich documents: Disclosed are a computer-readable code, system and method for use in accessing information derivable from a collection of citation-rich documents, such as scientific articles, works of scholarship, appellate cases, legal documents, and the like. The system includes a database containing phrases that represent summary holdings, statements, or conclusions contained in...

20060149713 - System, method, and computer program product for improving accuracy of cache-based searches: A system, method, and computer program product search a cache database in response to a search request from a user, determine which of the search results is most likely to be preferred by the user, and verify the preferred results against a real-time database. If the verification determines that the...

20060149724 - Methods relating to data repository querying: A method to be performed before performing a data repository query includes receiving an input from a user, the input specifying a query to be performed in a data repository. Before performing the query, it is determined whether the query meets a predefined criterion associated with slow data repository queries....

20060149728 - Capturing and presenting site visitation path data: Node sequence data, such as website visitation records, are filtered, analyzed, and summarized in reports. An administrator can designate particular target paths of interest in terms of a checkpoint node sequence. Node sequences are filtered based on the checkpoint node sequence, without regard to any additional or tangential nodes appearing...

20060149727 - Content control: The invention relates to content which can be accessed via a user device 20. In order to allow preventing users of a user device in an efficient and flexible way from consuming content to which they should not have access, a second device 26 stores an indication 29 of at...

20060149725 - Managing electronic documents: A method of reducing a user's work load relating to administrating an electronic document includes displaying an electronic document to a user in a computer system, and receiving an input from the user, the input specifying a future time when a predefined action is to be automatically taken with regard...

20060149726 - Segmentation of web pages: A system and method for segmentation of web pages is provided. In one embodiment, the invention is a method. The method includes receiving a request for a web page. The method also includes splitting the web page into displayable sections. The method further includes serving a first section of the...

20060149733 - Address matching: A method and system for providing address matching consistent with the invention includes comparing the address against a plurality of address records in a database, wherein the database comprises at least one of the following: a delivery point database (505) and an enhanced delivery point database (705). In addition, the...

20060149730 - Client authenticated web browser with access approval mechanism: Computer-implemented method for controlling access by a plurality of users to websites. The method includes receiving a first request that includes a first uniform resource locator (URL) from a first user of the plurality of users, the first URL identifying a first webpage. The method further includes ascertaining whether the...

20060149732 - Library extracting device and method for automatically extracting libraries of an embedded operating system: A library extracting device and method for extracting libraries of an embedded operating system. The embedded operating system has a plurality of binary files and a plurality of libraries. The library extracting device includes a first checking module for generating a required library list according to libraries required by the...

20060149729 - Monitoring availability of applications: A system and method for monitoring availability of applications. According to an embodiment of the invention, a method includes providing a set of monitoring instructions to an agent, with the set of monitoring instructions including a time stamp and the set of monitoring instructions regarding monitoring of the availability of...

20060149731 - System and method for deriving affinity relationships between objects: A system and method are provided for deriving affinity relationships between objects. A plurality of objects may be stored in a database. When two or more of these objects interact, the system and method may create an entry in a database defining the interaction. A counter may be incremented each...

20060149734 - Location extraction: A system receives a search query that includes a set of search terms, determines whether at least one of the search terms corresponds to the name of a geographic area, and determines whether the geographic area corresponds to an unambiguous geographic area when at least one of the search terms...

20060149735 - Automated records management with enforcement of a mandatory minimum retention record: A records management system and method includes a file plan that has one or more segments associated with compliance data. Data stored in these segments of the file plan have a mandatory minimum retention period during which they cannot be modified or deleted. Additionally, the information about the mandatory minimum...

20060149739 - Data security in a semantic data model: A data dependency path calculator for a semantic search engine is provided. A body of semantically related data is modeled according to a semantic data model. A user is presented a list of data elements from which they may select desired data elements. The system automatically calculates all of the...

20060149738 - Dynamically differentiating service in a database based on a security profile of a user: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that differentiates service provided to a database user based on a security profile of the user. During operation, the system receives a sequence of commands from a user at a database system. The system then uses the sequence of commands to...

20060149736 - Electronic data structure for controlling access to data objects using locks: A data structure is provided for preventing access, in a computer system, to a data object having an identifier (ID). The data structure comprises a first lock object, in which the ID of the data object is stored, and in which a link to a storage location of the data...

20060149740 - List management server for managing updating of list by third-party terminal, list management system, list managing method, and program: A buddy list manager stores a buddy list sent from a receiver terminal and manages the buddy list. A controller accepts an updating request and identifying information of a third party terminal from the third party terminal. When the controller accepts the updating request and the identifying information from the...

20060149737 - Method for accessing and additional content with parental control: The invention applies relates to the access to an additional content related to a main content from a player having an Internet access and being designed so as to allow the setting of parental levels in a preferred embodiment the main content is stored on a disc edited with with...

20060149743 - Channel-aware enterprise service: Various embodiments of systems, methods, computer programs, services, software components, etc. are provided. One embodiment comprises an enterprise platform for providing banking solutions to financial service providers. One such enterprise platform comprises: at least one channel-aware service for providing a fundamental business process to enterprise applications across multiple channels, the...

20060149742 - Classification of ambiguous geographic references: A location classifier generates location information based on textual strings in input text. The location information defines potential geographical relevance of the input text. In determining the location information, the location classifier may receive at least one geo-relevance profile associated with at least one string in the input text, obtain...

20060149748 - Data arrangement management method, data arrangement management system, data arrangement management device, and data arrangement management program: Each of the sites interconnected to one another through a wide area network includes at least one client, a switch device logically disposed between the client and at least one server including a storage device, for providing to the client a file access virtually unifying of a plurality of storage...

20060149744 - Distributed set-expression cardinality estimation: A method and system for answering set-expression cardinality queries while lowering data communication costs by utilizing a coordinator site to provide global knowledge of the distribution of certain frequently occurring stream elements to significantly reduce the transmission of element state information to the central site and, optionally, capturing the semantics...

20060149741 - Efficient approach to implement applications on server systems in a networked environment: A central server which determines the specific server systems on which to execute (or terminate) an application type, and causes the application type to be executed on the determined server. Each application type may be implemented as objects permitting serialization. The central server may instantiate the objects to form corresponding...

20060149745 - Method and system to provide feedback data within a distributed e-commerce system: A system and method to provide feedback data within a distributed feedback system of an e-commerce system. Feedback data describing e-commerce transactions are generated by buyers of goods and services and the corresponding sellers of these goods and services. The feedback data is stored and maintained within a set of...

20060149747 - System for establishing priorities in distributed capture operations: The present invention relates to a system for establishing priorities in distributed capture operations. In a distributed capture system, documents are captured at remote locations and central or regional locations by scanning and indexing such documents. Captured documents are then transferred to be stored on centralized or regional image repositories....

20060149746 - Web application communication protocol: A method and protocol for communication between a first computer and a second computer. The protocol includes a request from the first computer to the second computer including a function identifier for a function on the second computer and an argument for the function. The argument may be defined by...

20060149753 - A random linear coding approach to distributed data storage: A method and computer program product for providing a random linear coding approach to distributed data storage is presented. A file is broken into a plurality of pieces. For every peer (peer means storage-location with limited storage space), the number of coded-pieces the peer can store is determined. Each of...

20060149751 - Custom templates: The present invention is directed to the use of custom templates to generate user interface screens in computer systems. In embodiments of the present invention, a data structure for supporting user interfaces may include a base template created by a developer for particular display devices and a delta file defining...

20060149749 - Data management: A database containing information relating to a particular topic includes a number of portions (10) which are each sub-divided into a number of sub-portions (12). The sub-portions (12) of each portion (10) are linked to one another in a sequential arrangement wherein each subsequent sub-portion contains further information on the...

20060149750 - File management device and file management method: The present invention relates to a data recording/reproducing apparatus (1), which includes a reader (3) for reading content data recorded in a minidisc (2), and a controller (4) for generating one file by gathering a plurality of content units not continued with each other to the read contents data and...

20060149755 - Insertion machine job scheduling systems and methods: Systems and methods are disclosed for scheduling jobs to insertion machines. In one embodiment, the system comprises a communications interface to receive an insertion machine job and a data store to store the insertion machine job and setup information for a plurality of insertion machines, the setup information including job...

20060149754 - Integrated structural and process configuration: A computer-implemented method for integrating structural and process configuration includes configuring a business structure and configuring business processes of the business structure. The configured business structure and the configured business processes are then linked into a linked business process structure. Finally, a plurality of independent processes are derived for each...

20060149762 - Key information processing method, device thereof, and program: It is possible to safely constitute a key management method having an access structure equivalent to the hierarchical key management method with a small amount of calculations. The method includes: a setting step for setting a set (,) of the number of times a one-way hash function is executed for...

20060149760 - Ldap bulk append: Systems and methods for performing a bulk append into an LDAP Server Directory Store. A conversion tool may receive an input file in LDIF format. The conversion tool performs a schema check on each entry in the input file, and creates a plurality of output files in SQL or another...

20060149758 - Method and apparatus for maintaining relationships between parts in a package: Modular content framework and document format methods and systems are described. The described framework and format define a set of building blocks for composing, packaging, distributing, and rendering document-centered content. These building blocks define a platform-independent framework for document formats that enable software and hardware systems to generate, exchange, and...

20060149757 - Method and apparatus for managing a cache in a group resource environment: A system, method and computer program for managing resources within an integrated development environment for multiple users. The resources include both content resources and people resources. The method comprising: managing a plurality of nodes representing resources, said nodes including content nodes and person nodes, wherein the node contains a resource...

20060149759 - Method and apparatus for managing feedback in a group resource environment: A system, method and computer program for managing resources within an integrated development environment for multiple users. The resources include both content resources and people resources. The method comprises: managing a plurality of nodes representing resources, said nodes including content nodes and person nodes, wherein the node contains a resource...

20060149752 - Multi-sensor communication system: In a system for monitoring multiple sensors (10), multiple source devices send source data to one or more servers (14) using a signaling protocol such as SIP. The servers (14) process the source data and send processed source data to one or more terminals (18) using XML or similar protocol....

20060149761 - Structure of objects stored in a media server and improving accessibility to the structure: The present invention relates to providing media data in an open network system, wherein an object structure of a media server operationally connected to a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network is provided. The media server comprises a service for managing objects, and a storage unit for storing at least...

20060149756 - System, method, and computer program product for finding web services using example queries: A system, method, and computer program product allows a web service consumer to create an example query which illustrates the web service desired. The example query is compared, element by element, to potentially relevant web services. The difference between each element in the example query and any element in the...

20060149763 - Data edition system, data edition method, data processing device, and server device: This invention proposes arrangements for implementing processes free of signal degradation without entailing increased strains on transmission. Parameter information such as compression, decoding and editing parameters is stored in a database in correspondence with unique information (UMID). Material data (baseband signal) decoded (from compression) for editing purposes is supplemented with...

20060149768 - Database interaction: Database interaction is facilitated by graphically presenting database objects in groups that are not necessarily dictated by object types of the database objects. In an example implementation, database navigation is facilitated by determining object dependency groups for a database in which each object dependency group corresponds to a database source...

20060149769 - Database navigation: Database interaction is facilitated by graphically presenting database objects in groups that are not necessarily dictated by object types of the database objects. In an example implementation, database navigation is facilitated by determining object dependency groups for a database in which each object dependency group corresponds to a database source...

20060149771 - Information processing system and communication retry method: To simplify the user's operation to obtain an HTML document. A relay apparatus 100 stores, when a communication log recording start request is given from a WWW browser 200, communication messages exchanged between the WWW browser 200 and a WWW server 300 in a data storage section 130 as communication...

20060149764 - Innovation management business competency model: Disclosed are a method, system and computer program for assessing a client capability. The method comprises the step of providing a business model for a company, said model having defined capabilities, capability domains, key discipline areas having metrics, and specified proficiency levels including best practices proficiency levels. The method comprises...

20060149770 - Integrated authoring system for electronic technical manual and paper technical manual using logistics support analysis data and authoring method therefor: Disclosed are an integrated authoring system for an electronic technical manual and a paper technical manual using logistics support analysis data, which is capable of authoring an interactive electronic technical manual (IETM) of Class IV level and a paper technical manual at the same time. The integrated authoring system for...

20060149766 - Method and an apparatus to improve processor utilization in data mining: A method and an apparatus to improve processor utilization in data mining have been disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes representing a transaction data set with a prefix tree, and allocating the prefix tree in a depth first search order in a memory of the computing system during data...

20060149772 - Method for reducing a data repository: The present invention relates to a method for reducing a data repository with a plurality of sequentially ordered records. Each record is characterized by an identifier and comprises one or more data attributes and/or one or more links. The method includes the step of choosing a first record as base...

20060149765 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing system resources: Exemplary embodiments relate to methods, systems, and computer program products for managing system resources. The method includes assigning a first value to the lowest index of a range, the lowest index specifying a first available resource in the range. The first value is operable for indicating that all resources appearing...

20060149767 - Searching for data objects: A method of searching for a data object includes creating an index of data objects and searching for the data object in the index. Creating the index may comprise obtaining data objects from a data source, normalizing the data objects into a standardized format, indexing the data objects, and storing...

20060149773 - System and method for maintaining a personnel directory: A system and method for maintaining information in a personnel directory, according to which historical data is saved and associated with current data, so that a user can locate an individual using outdated information. An embodiment of the invention includes receiving a request to edit an existing data entry of...

20060149776 - Auto-id simulator: An auto-identification system is described that includes a plurality of distributed auto-id nodes that are operable to track physical objects as they move through an operation of an enterprise, such as, for example, a supply chain network or a sales network. The auto-id nodes are distributed across sites of the...

20060149778 - Computer-implemented system and method for visualizing olap and multidimensional data in a calendar format: Computer-implemented systems and methods for displaying multidimensional data as graphical time-based objects. A system and method could include associating actual calendar units with time dimension members. The association can be based on the time periods and the corresponding time-level information in the cube's time dimension hierarchies. Query results involving time...

20060149775 - Document segmentation based on visual gaps: A document may be segmented based on a visual model of the document. The visual model is determined according to an amount of visual white space or gaps that are in the document. In one implementation, the visual model is used to identify a hierarchical structure of the document, which...

20060149774 - Indexing documents according to geographical relevance: A local search engine efficiently indexes documents relevant to a geographical area by indexing, for each document, multiple location identifiers that collectively define an aggregate geographic region. When creating the index, the search engine may determine a set of geographical areas surrounding a geographical area relevant to a document and...

20060149779 - Method and apparatus for integrating electronic systems: A method for integrating electronic systems comprises acquiring a set of business scenarios, the business scenarios relating to the electronic systems to be integrated, executing, for each business scenario, a collaboration analysis, an interaction analysis, and a component selection, and composing a finalised architecture dependent upon the outcome of the...

20060149780 - Method for representing the vertical component of road geometry and computing grade or slope: A geographic database represents roads including an altitudinal component of the geometry of the roads. The altitudinal component of the geometry of roads is represented using data that indicate straight line segments and vertical curves, in particular parabolic vertical curves. The straight lines and vertical curves are determined by providing...

20060149777 - System and method for enhancing functionality of java checkboxes within a graphical user interface: A method is described in which the method visualizes a hierarchical representation of one or more related items and sub-items, wherein at least one of the items has a sub-item that is subservient to the item. The method displays the hierarchical representation in a tree structure, wherein at least one...

20060149781 - Techniques for relating arbitrary metadata to media files: A metadata text file is used to make media files searchable and rearrangeable. The metadata text file is associated with one or more media files and includes a sequence of relaters that relate items of metadata to segments of the media files. The relater specifies the item of metadata and...

20060149782 - Prescribed navigation using topology metadata and navigation path: The subject invention provides a system and/or method that facilitates prescribing a navigation within an application utilizing a topology and a navigation path. The topology is created based upon received metadata and is a network of node objects and link objects. The navigation path is a sequential list over the...

20060149783 - 2 dimensional structure queries: This invention concerns 2 Dimensional structure queries. Each structure comprises an array of nodes connected together by linkages to form one or more branches, or children, extending from a root, or reducing terminus. Each structure is represented using a sequence code generated to represent all the paths through the structure...

20060149785 - Method and apparatus for maintaining relationships between parts in a package: Modular content framework and document format methods and systems are described. The described framework and format define a set of building blocks for composing, packaging, distributing, and rendering document-centered content. These building blocks define a platform-independent framework for document formats that enable software and hardware systems to generate, exchange, and...

20060149784 - System and method for operating modules of a claims adjudication engine: A system and method for configuring an adjudication system to adjudicate a claim transaction. The system and method comprise: receiving the claim transaction containing line items describing an insured service for a recipient to be financed by a payer for the insured service; providing an adjudication engine for coordinating the...

20060149786 - Distributed database system: Disclosed is a distributed database system, which effectively utilizes surplus resources of a plurality of computers. For this, a topology administration server device correlates an identifier identifying a database object administered by a database administration device with an identifier identifying the database administration apparatus. When a plurality of computers transmit...

20060149787 - Publisher flow control and bounded guaranteed delivery for message queues: Techniques for managing messages in computer systems are provided. In one embodiment, in response to a publisher attempting to enqueue a message in a queue, a determination is made whether a condition is satisfied. The condition is based on the current usage of the queue by the publisher. Based on...

20060149789 - Automatic republication of data: Automatically republishing native data from a native data file into an published file. In response to initially publishing the native data in to the published file, a publish object is created that corresponds to the published data and the native data. The publish object is associated with the native data...

20060149788 - Data logging in content routed networks: A method of managing a content routed network, involves distributing published documents through said network for delivery to subscribers; maintaining data logs pertaining to said published documents at different points in the network; and correlating the data logs to obtain information about the operation of the network....

20060149791 - Database-driven distributed recovery: A method and apparatus for database-driven distributed recovery is provided. According to one aspect, a transaction manager sends, to one or more resource managers, connection information that indicates how to connect to the transaction manager. A resource manager that receives the connection information establishes an association between the connection information...

20060149792 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing applications for data recovery using storage based journaling: Disclosed is a method to synchronize the state of an application and an application's objects with data stored on the storage system. The storage system provides API's to create special data, called a marker journal, and stores it on a journal volume. The marker contains application information, e.g. file name,...

20060149790 - Synchronization method for an object oriented information system (is) model: A method is described that involves generating an update to an object-oriented model of an information system from information that describes a new state of the information system. The generating includes applying a synchronization rule for a sub-system identified within the information system. The synchronization rule indicates whether a new...

20060149793 - Backup information management: In one embodiment, a method for information management comprises monitoring output from an application, wherein the output is monitored substantially continuously; determining if the output is associated with a predetermined type of version; and saving data associated with the output if the output is associated with the predetermined type of...

20060149794 - Database synchronization: Synchronization of data items between parties A and B. A maintains copies of data items and an A change count and a B change count for each data item The A change count indicates the number of changes made by A, and the B change count indicates the number of...

20060149795 - Document management extension software: A document management extension system for use as an extension to document collection and management software, includes an information store having a database and a messaging system for storing documents managed by the document collection and management software, with stored documents being stored in at least one of the database...

20060149796 - Archiving engine: The present invention provides a system and method for archiving data that reduces the time needed for archiving by performing one or more preliminary comparisons of administrative data to preset criteria. Exemplary administrative data may include a resubmission date of a data element that is determined by processing of a...

20060149798 - Method and apparatus for data recovery using storage based journaling: A storage system maintains a journal and a snapshot of one or more data volumes. Two journal entry types are maintained, an AFTER journal entry and a BEFORE journal entry. Two modes of data recovery are provided: “fast” recovery and “undo-able” recovery. A combination of both recovery modes allows the...

20060149797 - Systems and methods for dynamic data backup: In a computer network that includes database mirroring, a first database is located on a first database server and a second database is located on a second database server and, optionally, a witness database server. One of the first database or the second database is a live database while the...

20060149799 - Techniques for making a replica of a group of database objects: Techniques for making a replica of a particular group of database objects on a particular node of a network include receiving, during a transfer period, a first copy of the particular group of objects at the particular node from a first node on the network. The particular node receives, from...

20060149800 - Authoritative document identification: A system determines documents that are associated with a location, identifies a group of signals associated with each of the documents, and determines authoritativeness of the documents for the location based on the signals....

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