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20070276782 - Information processing apparatus, database management system, control method and program for information processing apparatus: Upon reception of a request for a DB server 1 and a DB server 2, an accepting server issues the request to both the DB server 1 and the DB server 2 simultaneously.... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20070276779 - Method for avoiding orphan entries in cascade delete in a configuration management database: Disclosed herein is a configuration management database including: a managed element table including a managed element identifier field, an actual class field, a name field, and a superior identifier field; a operating system table including the managed element identifier field and an operating system type field; and a computer system... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rsw
20070276780 - Monitoring system: A monitoring system comprising an extracting device monitoring business data used in a business process on a business device and extracting monitoring target data specifying a predetermined item of data from the business data, and a monitoring device processing the monitoring target data given from one or more extracting devices,... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20070276793 - Apparatus and method for managing file: An apparatus and method for reducing the time required to search for files in a file system are provided. The apparatus includes a first calculating unit which calculates a first hash value of the file name of a file among a plurality of files included in a file entry, a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070276792 - Isolation for applications working on shared xml data: A mechanism is provided for detecting and disregarding application specific nodes contained in shared XML documents. The techniques described involve determining one or more application specific nodes within XML documents and performing path expression evaluations of the XML documents as if the nodes are not present. In one embodiment, a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20070276795 - Meta-configuration of profiles: Disclosed are methods for creating, applying, using and retrieving profile information that includes attributes that may be stored separately from, or with, the content to which the profiles are being applied. In this manner, profiles can be shared in various environments and across various applications. Attributes that have corresponding attributes... Agent: Cochran Freund & Young LLC
20070276789 - Methods and apparatus for conversion of content: In one embodiment of the invention, a utility may be installed (e.g., by a system administrator) on a storage system. The utility may read content units on the storage system that are stored in one data format, and convert the content units to a second data format. In one embodiment,... Agent: Emc Corporation C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070276790 - Real-time analysis of web browsing behavior: A system and method are presented for monitoring user browsing information. Such information can include, but is not limited to, the web pages visited by users, search queries submitted by users, the manner in which users browse the Internet and search for content, as well as any demographic information and... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070276796 - System analyzing patents: A method for analyzing patents is disclosed. The method includes compiling a database with data indicative of a plurality of patents and performing factor analysis to establish at least one variable indicative of a characteristic of at least one of the plurality of patents. The method also includes performing cluster... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20070276791 - System and method for modeling interactions: Computerized systems and methods are used to create a model of interaction energies between a group of bodies, such as molecules or atoms in solution. A computer simulation of the molecular interactions of bodies in solution is performed by first creating a coordinate system that defines a position of each... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070276804 - Apparatus, system, and method for direct retrieval of hierarchical data from sap using dynamic queries: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for the direct retrieval of hierarchical data from an SAP system. The apparatus includes an input module, a table hierarchy module, a query builder module, a query execution module, and a response builder module. The input module receives a table business object comprising... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20070276814 - Device and method of conveying meaning: Methods of and devices for inserting a pictorial artifact into a text document are described. A relational database is used to link possible text-entries with pictorial artifacts. A pictorial artifact has a meaning that corresponds to its linked possible text-entry. When text is entered, the database is searched to determine... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building
20070276806 - Efficiently and systematically searching stock, image, and other non-word-based documents: One embodiment of a non-word-based information retrieval system includes searching stock or image documents in a huge data source. A non-word-based document is first divided into a series of elements or an array of cells. Each element or cell is matched against a series of predefined token patterns, so that... Agent: Suganda Jutamulia
20070276811 - Graphical user interface for displaying and organizing search results: A search engine graphical user interface (GUI) displays a search result, which may contain a single page or multiple pages, in an independently updatable section, such as an inline frame. With this implementation, a user can update the display contents of a search result, e.g., by navigating to a different... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070276805 - Human interface device for facilitating website browses: A human interface device for facilitating website browses includes a first reception module for transforming a human feature of a user into human feature data, a second reception module for receiving security data corresponding to a website from the user, a storage module for storing the security data and the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070276809 - Information processing method and apparatus: In a layout system, assuming that container (partial region) B is set with a high priority level, and the contents of container A are changed after a previous browse timing of the user, container B is preferentially laid out irrespective of the change in contents of container A. Upon generating... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20070276803 - Inline search results from user-created search verticals: A method and system is provided for automatically presenting search results from user-created search verticals or search macros in response to general web-search queries. A general web-search query is received and a set of user-created search verticals is initially identified using keywords contained in the query. A subset of target... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070276813 - Online advertisement selection and delivery based on search listing collections: A search engine generates search results and at least one advertisement to be displayed adjacent to the search results, wherein the search results and the at least one advertisement are to be displayed in independently updateable sections. The search results include one or more search listing collections, and the advertisement... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070276810 - Search engine for presenting user-editable search listings and ranking search results based on the same: A search engine presents search results with user-editable abstracts and ranks search results based on the user-edited abstracts. A graphical user interface is provided to permit users to edit abstracts of search results. This enables owners of web sites and local businesses with local search listings to deliver abstracts of... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070276807 - Search ranking method for file system and related search engine: The present invention provides a search ranking method suitable for a file system, comprising: receiving a query; calculating final relevance scores of individual file items with respect to the query at least partially in accordance with energy scores of individual nodes on a current file system energy tree, and outputting... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20070276812 - Search result ranking based on usage of search listing collections: Search results generated in response to a search query includes one or more search listing collections and are ranked based on usage of search listing collections. In the case where search results including individual search listings are ranked, the usage metrics include: the number of times a search result has... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070276816 - System and method for automated discovery, binding, and integration of non-registered geospatial web services: A method and computer system for identifying internet web pages containing documents that comply with a predetermined XML schema. The method includes searching the internet with a search engine for web pages using initial search terms and identifying a first set of HTTP URLs, web crawling at least the first... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)
20070276808 - Url embedded product identifications means and method: In accordance with the present invention, a linking identification code for a component or a system of components is provided comprising: a linkage code, the linkage code comprising at least an encoded URL address for linking the scanned identification to a resource located on a network, the resource containing a... Agent: Aaron Mcgushion
20070276820 - System, method and program for key work searching: System, method and program product for forming a search query. A user enters search terms. Icons that correspond to the respective search terms are automatically determined and displayed. The icons are not the search results. An indication is received from a user whether the icons represent a context intended by... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070276822 - Positional and implicit contextualization of text fragments into features: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatuses adapted to generate contextualized tokens to facilitate classification of text fragments.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20070276826 - Aggregation of affinity lists: A method is provided to aggregate a plurality of affinity lists to generate a single aggregated affinity list representing predicted affinities of a particular item, to other items, under a plurality of conditions. Each of the plurality of affinity lists represents an affinity of the particular item, to other items,... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070276831 - Method for retrieving keyword showing difference between two groups and system for executing the method: A method and system for sorting out a keyword showing a different between two groups is provided. The method includes the steps of: defining a tuple with respect to an N number of keywords and defining a data group including a group of the tuple; creating a keyword value for... Agent: Blackwell Sanders LLP
20070276830 - System and method for creation, representation, and delivery of document corpus entity co-occurrence information: To respond to queries that relate to co-occurring entities on the Web, a compact sparse matrix representing entity co-occurrences is generated and then accessed to satisfy queries. The sparse matrix has groups of sub-rows, with each group corresponding to an entity in a document corpus. The groups are sorted from... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20070276832 - Task transition chart display method and display apparatus: Aiming at enabling an analysis of relationship between a task transition and performance information such as mis-caching in a multiprocessor system and clearly identifying a relationship between a degree of parallelism and the task transition of the system processing, trace information and performance information corresponding to the trace information are... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070276833 - System and method for assignment of unique identifiers in a distributed environment: System and method for assignment of unique identifiers in a distributed environment. In a distributed system having a plurality of nodes, a method for allocating identifiers comprises steps of: allocating a pool of identifiers for use; maintaining lists of free identifiers in the pool at participating nodes; obtaining at a... Agent: John A. Smart
20070276834 - Security architecture for content management systems: Embodiments of the invention provide methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for providing security architecture for content management systems. An audit log table separates security concerns in framework code from application concerns in application code. Application developers place database access code in stored procedures. Each stored procedure records a unique... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070276835 - Techniques for efficient access control in a database system: Access control rewrites generate rewritten queries that may be executed more efficiently using index evaluation to determine which rows satisfy one or more access control conditions.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20070276840 - Content distribution service: Methods and related systems related to content distribution.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20070276839 - Content distribution service and inter-user communication: Methods and related systems related to content distribution.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20070276837 - Content subscription: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for content subscription. Embodiments include receiving from a user device configuration information; receiving from a user one or more identifications of content providers for delivery to a device; and instructing the one or more content providers to deliver content to the device... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20070276838 - Distributed storage: A server for managing access to distributed storage comprising a plurality of storage devices includes a file service manager for receiving a request to store a file in the distributed storage and an allocation manager for selecting a cluster within the distributed storage to be used when storing the file.... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
20070276842 - Transaction processing system and transaction processing method: A transaction processing system includes a first server containing a first memory domain and configured to perform a transaction process as a current operation server; and a second sever containing a second memory domain which has a same size as the first memory domain and stores a replica of data... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070276781 - 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... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070276778 - Method invocation for persistent objects with dynamic multikeys: A mechanism is disclosed that enables the invocation of methods of object instances that have persistent data and a mutable key. A mutable key capability is advantageous in a variety of applications, such as monitoring a set of users and their login status on a plurality of media servers (e.g.,... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070276783 - Network-extensible reconfigurable media appliance: Extensible reconfigurable media appliance for security and entertainment captures images digitally for storage. Digital effects and filters are applied to incoming video stream on-the-fly or to video data stored in memory. Digital effects and filters are dynamically stored, modified, updated or deleted, providing extensible reconfigurable effects studio. Digital media appliance... Agent: Fernandez & Associates LLP
20070276788 - Database system with multiple processing nodes: A method and apparatus are provided for distributing a database join operation across a plurality of processing nodes. The database join operation is performed between a first table having M1 rows and a second table have M2 rows and involves forming M1×M2 combinations of rows from the first and second... Agent: Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20070276797 - Method and apparatus for process design: A process is managed by creating a future revision of a base. Data are input into the future revision of the base. The future revision of the base is made current, revising the base. A control tracks the authorization of the base revision, storing the authorization of the future revision... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070276798 - Method and system for updating value correlation optimizations: A method, computer program, and database system are disclosed for executing database queries. The database includes a first table (T1) having a primary key (PK) column and a first correlated value column (CV1) and a second table (T2) having a foreign key (FK) column related to the primary key column... Agent: John D. Cowart Teradata Law Ip, Whq-4w
20070276794 - Pointer compression/expansion method, a program to execute the method and a computer system using the program: A pointer field compression/expansion method is provided for a computer system having a data structure reference function using a pointer. The pointers in data structure which a program refers to are classified into pointers to be frequently referred to and those not to be frequently referred to. The pointers not... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070276786 - Systems and methods for data manipulation using multiple storage formats: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data. Algebraic relations may be composed that each define a result equal to a requested data set. The algebraic relations may reference other data sets in storage. Some of the data sets may contain the same logical data stored in different physical formats... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070276787 - Systems and methods for data model mapping: Systems and methods for data storage and retrieval using data model mapping. Statements may be presented to the system based on different schema and data models. Algebraic relations between data sets may be composed from the statements. Mappings are provided between the different schema and data models to allow algebraic... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070276785 - Systems and methods for data storage and retrieval using algebraic optimization: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data. A relation store may be used to store algebraic relations between data sets. Alternative collections of algebraic relations may be generated and evaluated to determine an optimized collection of algebraic relations to use in calculating and providing a requested data set. Optimization... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070276784 - Systems and methods for data storage and retrieval using algebraic relations composed from query language statements: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data. A query language statement may reference a plurality of data sets and a plurality of algebraic relations between the data sets may be composed from the query language statement. The algebraic relations may be used to define new data sets and to... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070276818 - Adapting a search classifier based on user queries: Multiple different user queries are applied to an automated classifier to identify multiple tasks. For each query, a task is provided to a user. A task selected by the user is logged and a mapping between each query and each selected task is generated. Fewer than all of the mappings... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20070276815 - Apparatus and method for querying databases via a web service: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive an input message specifying a query identifier and query parameters. A query definition specified by the query identifier is retrieved. The query parameters are mapped in accordance with the query definition to form a query. The query is passed to... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20070276819 - Content enhancement for analyzing data in a database: An electronic commerce system (10) includes a content enhancement module (47) that analyzes the product data stored in a seller database (32) using one or more rules and that identifies one or more potential errors in the product data according to the rules. The rules include one or more generic... Agent: I2 Technologies Us, Inc.
20070276799 - Method and a device for addressing data in a wireless network: A method and a device such as a modern mobile terminal for addressing reachability information over a wireless communications network providing access to a number of data elements. First, criteria are obtained for finding information related to at least a single person or entity (404), and then, a search is... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070276800 - Method for controlling display of keyword advertisement in internet search engine and a system thereof: A method for controlling display of a keyword advertisement according to the present invention comprises the steps of defining, in response to input of a keyword by a searcher, a plurality of locations where search listings are displayed on a web page, as unit display zones in association with the... Agent: Blackwell Sanders LLP
20070276817 - Open system for dynamically generating a network of contacts: An open system for dynamically generating a network of contacts, wherein the network is implemented as levels in a tree that is propagated incrementally as a function of each given search from a user of a level “zero” to one or more final entities or “leaves” unknown to the user... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP
20070276801 - Systems and methods for constructing and using a user profile: Systems and computer-readable mediums constructing and using a user profile are described. In one described system, a query system receives an implicit query comprising a first search term, receives a user search attribute from a user profile derives a second search term from the user search attribute, and processes the... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20070276802 - Systems and methods for providing data sets using a store of albegraic relations: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data. A query language statement may request a data set from the system. Data sets may be composed from the query language statement and other algebraic relations from prior query language statements may be provided in a relation store. The store of algebraic... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070276823 - Data management systems and methods for distributed data storage and management using content signatures: Data management systems and methods for distributed content storage and management using content signatures that use file identicality properties are provided. A data management system is provided that includes a content engine for managing the storage of file content, a content signature generator that generates a unique content signature for... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070276821 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on activity level spikes associated with the content: A method of selecting and presenting content based on detecting an increased level of activity associated with the content is presented. The method includes providing a set of content items with associated descriptive terms. The method includes receiving user search input for identifying desired content items and, in response to... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070276824 - Control system for the retrieving html data: A control system for controlling a physical device includes a computer, a controlled device, and a micro-controller having input means and output means, the controller including micro-controller software, wherein the micro-controller software is programmed to generate a hypertext transfer protocol request (http) upon receipt of an input signal by the... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20070276827 - Method and device for generating reference structural patterns adapted to represent hierarchized data: The invention concerns a method of generating reference structural patterns adapted to represent hierarchized data, characterized in that it comprises the following steps: extracting primary structural patterns associated with the hierarchized data (210), each of the primary structural patterns representing a set of pieces of structural information; determining the degree... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070276825 - Query reuse through recommend parameter flexibility: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for increasing the flexibility and reusability of parameterized queries. A user may be allowed to select and run a predefined query. If the query is a parameterized query, the user may be prompted to input one or more parameters. Embodiments of... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20070276829 - Systems and methods for ranking implicit search results: Systems and methods for ranking implicit search queries are described. In one embodiment a method comprising receiving an event, the event comprising user interaction with an article on a client device, wherein the article is capable of being associated with at least one of a plurality of client applications, extracting... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20070276828 - User interface for a device for playback of multimedia files: The present invention relates to a user interface for a multimedia device having means for navigating within a plurality of multimedia files and/or means for changing a playback order. According to the invention, the user interface includes means for changing the sorting order and/or playback order of the plurality of... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070276836 - Method for synchronizing software application and user data for asynchronous client-server and peer to peer computer networks: Web Applications run as software which is served through a portal or browser. However this precludes their use offline or when connectivity is not present. The present invention is a method for creating offline web applications and managing associated user data which is created offline and must later be reconciled... Agent: Manjirnath A Chatterjee
20070276841 - Methods and devices employing content identifiers: Content identifiers are associated with respective metadata. Through use of the metadata, a user's experience with the content can be enhanced. A variety of other arrangements are also detailed.... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20070276848 - Apparatus and method for managing data: Provided are an apparatus and method for managing data, more particularly, an apparatus and method for managing data by classifying a file identifier descriptor (FID) of a universal disk format (UDF) system into a directory FID and a file FID. The apparatus includes an input unit that receives a search... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070276847 - Client and method for database: A client accepts 20 an input query, rewrites 22 the query and forwards 24 the query to a database server, which returns 26 results which are then rewritten 28. The database includes classes arranged hierarchically as superclasses and subclasses, and/or properties also arranged hierarchically as superproperties and subproperties. In embodiments,... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070276846 - Integrated address book based on departmental hierarchy: A hierarchical address book for an organization is implemented where employees are represented by user objects and departments are represented by department objects. Computer-readable media include executable instructions for displaying and navigating the hierarchical address book. Computer-readable media also include executable instructions for ordering a list of recipients of an... Agent: Senniger Powers (msft)
20070276845 - Locality indexes and method for indexing localities: Locality indexes are presented for use with electronic maps and databases. Each geographic feature in a geographic database is associated with locality names from various locality name sources. Context-sensitive tokenizing, normalizing, optimizing and matching of locality names eliminate duplicate and variant locality names, while preserving meaningfully different names. A locality... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070276843 - Method and system for data retention: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method of document retention with policy-controlled deletion. Embodiments of the present invention comprise committing to a plurality of documents, deleting one of the plurality of documents, and providing a proof of authorized deletion of the one of the plurality of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20070276844 - System and method for performing configurable matching of similar data in a data repository: Adaptive matching of similar data in a data repository to determine if two or more data items are related in accordance with configurable criteria. Matches are adapted by learning and presenting appropriate match criteria based on previous user input. The system can merge the data items into one master data... Agent: Sap_dlg
20070276852 - Downloading portions of media files: A facility is described for downloading portions of media files. In various embodiments, the facility displays a timeline on a client computing device that is indicative of a duration of the media file that is stored on a server computing device. The facility receives from a user an indication of... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20070276853 - Indexing and database search system: An indexing and database search system having a system to expedite a process of matching a subject to millions (more or less) of templates within a database. Such matching or retrieval may use a subject code as a query or probe and then find a similarity measure for the features... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070276850 - Methods and apparatus for updating data structures during in-service upgrade of software in network processor: Improved techniques are disclosed for performing an in-service upgrade of software associated with a network or packet processor. By way of example, a method of managing data structures associated with code executable on a packet processor includes the following steps. Data structures in the code are identified as being one... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070276851 - System and method for optimizing federated and etl'd databases having multidimensionally constrained data: Method, system, and program product for configuring and using a federated database management system. The design of the metadata and queries includes the steps of first determining schema and metadata configurations of the data source servers. The next step is enumerating available resources, and enumerating security and confidentiality requirements. These... Agent: Richard M. Goldman
20070276854 - System and method for organizing, processing and presenting information: In a method for organizing information in a database, abstractions are separated from expressions of the abstractions to obtain a first set of information corresponding to the abstractions and a second set of information corresponding to at least one set of characteristics relating to the expressions of the abstractions. Each... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20070276849 - Transferring data between devices: The present invention relates to a method for transferring a data file between a sending device and a receiving user equipment. The method comprises assessing, based on information relating to a transfer method and/or receiving user equipment, if the data file is to be modified. In response to finding that... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070276857 - Search apparatus: The setting of a search condition is supported. Databases 130 and 140 store use frequency information about search conditions, co-occurrence frequency information between search conditions, relationship information unique to a particular field, use history information for each search condition, and simultaneous use history information. Based on a search condition that... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070276858 - Method and system for indexing information about entities with respect to hierarchies: Systems and methods for indexing, associating or compositing data records and hierarchies from various information sources are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention may provide the ability to link data records and thus to link data records to known hierarchies of data records. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20070276859 - Methods and systems for segmenting relative user preferences into fine-grain and coarse-grain collections: A method of segmenting relative user preferences into fine-grain and coarse-grain collections is provided. The method includes providing a set of content items having associated descriptive terms. The method also includes receiving user search input and, in response thereto, presenting a subset of content items. The method includes receiving user... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070276855 - Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for generating a file structure to access multimedia files: Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for generating a file structure to access multimedia files are provided. The system, connected to a first memory, comprises a second memory and a processing unit. The first memory stores the multimedia files. The processing unit generates real directories in the second memory... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20070276856 - Recursive flows in variable-data printing document templates: A method, system and a computer program product for generating, rendering and printing documents 100,110,120 from a variable-data printing document template 130 which defines a document defining a layout of nested document portions 150 comprising content which is variable in response to input data 140. There is provided a way... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070276864 - System and method for sharing an experience with media content between multiple devices: A system and a method share an experience with media content between multiple devices for providing access to electronic program guide information and/or multimedia metadata of the media content. Users share and/or view the electronic program guide information and/or the multimedia metadata associated with the media content by transferring and/or... Agent: Patents+tms, P.C.
20070276860 - Dynamic multikeys for persistent objects: An object persistence mechanism is disclosed that enables the generation of software objects that have persistent data and a mutable key. A mutable key capability is advantageous in a variety of applications, such as monitoring a set of users and their login status on a plurality of media servers (e.g.,... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070276861 - Table substitution: A method and system that enables data to be shared across application systems via a table substitution scheme. Tables are identified in the legacy application system that are candidates for substitution of tables in the core application system containing similar data. Table structure meta data corresponding to these “substituted” tables... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP
20070276862 - Organizing and sharing digital content: In one embodiment a Content Management Service (CMS) is provided The CMS performs a method comprising receiving digital content data acquisition device; receiving a category for the digital content from the data acquisition device; storing the digital content, wherein the category is associated with the digital content; receiving a share-indication... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP
20070276863 - Plug in registration method and apparatus for push content delivery: A method and generic push client, the method for registering an application with the generic push client, the method having the steps of: receiving an application manifest from the application; matching the application, based on the application manifest, with a content type; setting up an environment for the application based... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd
20070276865 - Administering incompatible content for rendering on a display screen of a portable media player: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for administering incompatible content for rendering on a display screen of a portable media player. Embodiments include selecting content for visual display on a display screen of a portable media player, the content being in a data format incompatible with the portable... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20070276867 - Embedded inspection image archival for electronics assembly machines: A pick and place machine includes a vision system for acquiring at least one image relative to at least one component-related operation within the pick and place machine. The at least one image is stored along with one or more trace keys associated with the component-related operation. A database of... Agent: Christopher R. Christenson Westman, Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20070276866 - Providing disparate content as a playlist of media files: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for providing disparate content as a playlist of media files for rendering on a portable media player. Embodiments include aggregating content of disparate data formats from disparate data sources, wherein the aggregated content is in a data format incompatible with the portable... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20070276868 - Single point of access to land records: There is provided a system and method for performing a search for property records stored and maintained across a plurality of data stores, each data store storing and maintaining property records by a type of records, comprising: generating a virtual view of the data records maintained by the plurality of... Agent: Lee Grosskreuz Hechtel Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman LLP
20070276871 - System for storing, displaying, and navigating content data regarding market driven industries: A model and system employing the model provides an organized structure for storing, displaying, and navigating content data regarding instruments for market driven industries (i.e., securities). A Market Research Model (MRM) paradigm is used to represent elemental concepts, a plurality of specific classes of entities form the MRM, and an... Agent: Jonathan A. Small JasIPConsulting
20070276870 - Method and apparatus for intelligent media selection using age and/or gender: Methods and apparatus for automatically selecting a media file for play to a user from a plurality of available media files is disclosed, the selecting being performed with consideration of the age and/or gender of the user. In some embodiments the selecting is performed, at least in part, using an... Agent: Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, LLP
20070276869 - Method for selectively associating content items with pre-configured alternatives based upon directed user input: Computerized methods for selectively associating content items with pre-configured alternatives based upon directed user input are provided. The method includes receiving a first content item; determining a plurality of pre-configured alternatives for association with the first content item, each of the plurality of pre-configured alternatives being determined utilizing one or... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Intellectual Property Department
20070276872 - System and method for automated and structured transfer of technical documents and the management of the transferred documents in a database: A system and a method are disclosed for the automated and structured transfer of technical documents and the management of the transferred documents in a database of an engineering process or an engineering project with at least one data source, in which the documents are stored in electronic form. One... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070276876 - Apparatus and method for managing data: An apparatus for and a method are provided for managing data by dividing file identifier descriptors (FIDs) included in metadata of a universal disk format (UDF) file system, and arranging them. The apparatus for managing data includes an input unit that receives a command for generating data in a file... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070276875 - Harmonized theme definition language: A method for defining a context independent architecture. The method includes positioning identifiers associated with interface elements in a hierarchy, providing a value for each identifier, the value reflecting a position for the identifier in the hierarchy relative to at least one other identifier in the hierarchy, and enabling selection... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20070276874 - Smartcard system: A programmable device, for example, a smartcard carries a file system and operating software enabling the on-device file system to interface with at least one off-device file and/or application at a terminal or interface device. The smartcard includes means such as a script engine for running a script command to... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070276873 - System and method for optimizing efficiency of replicated network services: A system and method for controlling a selectable level of consistency in a replicated data system (FIG. 3) uses consistency metrics to determine when to perform updates between data replicas. Each replica tracks one or more consistency metrics, and compares the consistency metrics to predetermined boundary values. If a metric... Agent: The Fleshner Group, PLLC
20070276877 - Synchronization of application documentation across database instances: A method and system for synchronizing M application documentations across N database instances. N and M are each at least 2. A documentation synchronization agent is executed which updates N1 database instances with the M application documentations and does not update a remaining N-N1 database instances with the M application... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20070276879 - Sparse checkpoint and rollback: An agent of a processor based system tracking changes in a nonvolatile storage at a logical block level, checkpointing the nonvolatile storage at the logical block level by saving changed data and restoring the nonvolatile storage to a checkpointed state in response to a notification.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070276878 - System and method for providing continuous data protection: A system and method provides continuous data protection using checkpoints in a write anywhere file system. During a consistency point of a write anywhere file system, freed blocks are identified and are appended to a delete log for retention. A consistency point log is updated with a new entry associated... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070276880 - Self-uploaded indexing and data clustering method and apparatus: A self-uploaded indexing and data clustering method and apparatus. In one embodiment, a method of a server device includes processing a merchant-uploaded inventory data to determine a set of meta-data attributes associated with the merchant-uploaded inventory data and creating an index data using the set of meta-data attributes associated with... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, LLP C/o Portfolioip
20070276881 - System and method for creation, representation, and delivery of document corpus entity co-occurrence information: To respond to queries that relate to co-occurring entities on the Web, a compact sparse matrix representing entity co-occurrences is generated and then accessed to satisfy queries. The sparse matrix has groups of sub-rows, with each group corresponding to an entity in a document corpus. The groups are sorted from... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20070276882 - Composite memory device, data wiring method and program: There is provided a composite memory device including a recording medium and nonvolatile recording medium and in which data is written to and read from the recording mediums on the basis of a common file system, the recording medium (10) having a first data area, the nonvolatile recording medium (11)... Agent: William S Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070276883 - Apparatus, system, and method for pattern-based archiving of business events: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for pattern-based archiving of business events on a middleware server. The method performs pattern-based archiving of business events on a middleware server by: interpreting a user-specified naming pattern for labeling event archive structures, each event archive structure corresponding to an event; detecting the... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20070276885 - Creating frequent application-consistent backups efficiently: Data can be protected at a production server in a virtually continuous fashion, without necessarily imposing severe constraints on the source application(s). For example, a production server can create an application-consistent backup of one or more volumes, the backups corresponding to a first instance in time. A volume filter driver... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20070276884 - Method and apparatus for managing backup data and journal: The system includes a host, storage system, and backup media library system. In response to instruction issued by host, storage system selects snapshot and journal entries needed to restore the image of data at the specified time point or within specified time period, and takes a backup of them to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070276886 - Method of and apparatus for backing up data and method of and apparatus for restoring data in data management system: A drawing saving unit records image data stored in data memories in a visualized image format on a microfilm, and also records attribute data which is related to the image data and stored in the data memories, in a visualized code format on the microfilm. The image data and the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070276887 - Method of reflecting on another device a change to a browser cache on a handheld electronic device, and associated device: An improved handheld electronic device includes an Application Programming Interface (API) that generates various notifications in certain circumstances. The handheld electronic device provides an improved method of employing the notifications to enable another device to reflect a change to a browser cache on the handheld electronic device.... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20070276888 - Garbage collection of persistent objects with dynamic multikeys: A mechanism is disclosed that enables garbage collection of object instances that have persistent data and a mutable key. A mutable key capability is advantageous in a variety of applications, such as monitoring a set of users and their login status on a plurality of media servers (e.g., an email... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC11/22/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070271214 - Clinical trail support system using medical imaging information: A clinical trial support system suitable for the investigation of an adverse event or the like. A clinical trial database stores: information about sponsors; information about trial sites; product information including the product names, classification, chemical structure, and pharmacokinetics of trial drugs; trial information including trial name, target disease, phase,... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070271211 - Database partitioning by virtual partitions: A database may be virtually partitioned into virtual partitions. The virtual partitions are mapped to physical databases of a database. Data records added to the database are each assigned to a virtual partition and stored in the physical database mapped to the assigned virtual partition. The identifier generated for a... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP.
20070271213 - Display system, display method and display program: There is provided a display system including a display apparatus and an information processing apparatus. The display apparatus includes a file identifier storing section that stores thereon a file identifier, a display's communicating section that transmits the file identifier to the information processing apparatus, and receives file data, and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070271212 - Document accessing through multiple security domains including multi-tear wiki webpage and/or using cross domain trusted service: Methods and apparatuses for accessing documents in a multi-security domain environment are described herein. The novel methods may be processor implemented methods and may include saving by a processor from a first to a second security domain a version of a document, e.g., a wiki webpage with multiple tear portions,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20070271210 - Provision of persistence context to program components: A method and apparatus for provision of persistence context to program components. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a call from a persistence engine, the call requesting a persistence context for a program component of a computer application. There is a method call to obtain the persistence context; and... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070271215 - System and method for marketing and distribution of multimedia materials: This invention relates to a system and method for the marketing and distribution of goods, and particularly, multimedia materials. One aspect of the present invention provides for a repository for storing product data, a plurality of interfaces for manipulating said product data, and a program for processing said product data.... Agent: Koppel, Patrick & Heybl
20070271223 - Method and implementation of reliable consensus feature selection in biomedical discovery: Process and apparatus for combining multiple processes for choosing features such as biomarkers in statistical data using consensus voting among the multiple processes and their chosen features.... Agent: Burns & Levinson, LLP
20070271222 - Methods for scheduling automatic download of data from internet to a portable device: A method for downloading episodes from the internet to a portable media playback device that allows users freely define the daily playtime, the storage capacity to use, and then select and schedule episodes to be downloaded as a function of the available storage capacity and playtime. The method further defines... Agent: Emil Chang Law Offices Of Emil Chang
20070271219 - Performance degradation root cause prediction in a distributed computing system: A method of identifying at least one resource in a distributed computing system which is a potential root cause of performance degradation of the system includes the steps of: computing operational bounds for the system and operational bounds for at least one resource in the system; comparing current end-to-end system... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070271221 - Securing social security numbers with pins: Systems and methods for securing a social security number involve pairing a traditional personal identification number, or other personal identifier, with a social security number for verification purposes. In particular, the owner of the social security number can link a PIN, or other identifier, to their social security number in... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20070271217 - Statistics collection using path-identifiers for relational databases: Disclosed are a system, method, and computer readable medium for collecting statistics associated with data in a database. The method comprises determining an amount of memory needed to collect statistics for data associated with a defined data type in a relational database. The defined data type is based upon a... Agent: Fleit, Kain, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco Pl
20070271218 - Statistics collection using path-value pairs for relational databases: A method, system, and computer readable medium for collecting statistics associated with data in a database are disclosed. The method comprises determining an amount of memory needed to collect statistics for data associated with a defined data type in a relational database. The defined data type is based upon a... Agent: Fleit, Kain, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco Pl
20070271220 - System, method and apparatus for filtering web content: An application for a pre-configured Internet protection device includes a processor with a first network interface for connecting to a World-Wide-Web or other external network coupled to the processor and a second network interface for connecting to at least one terminal device also coupled to the processor. Software for preventing... Agent: Larson And Larson
20070271233 - A generic interface for deep embedding of expression trees in programming languages: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates querying data utilizing an explicit representation of an embedded language. An IEnumberable component can receive a data operation that can be employed on a collection of data utilizing at least one of an IEnumerable interface and an IEnumerable<T>... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070271226 - Annotation by search: Annotation by search is described. In one aspect, a data store is searched for images that are semantically related to a baseline annotation of a given image and visually similar to the given image. The given image is then annotated with common concepts of annotations associated with at least a... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070271227 - Apparatus and method for recursively rationalizing data source queries: A computer readable medium stores executable instructions to receive a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query. The MDX query is recursively rationalized to form a rationalized query. The rationalized query is applied to a multidimensional data source to produce query results. The query results are returned.... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20070271228 - Documentary search procedure in a distributed system: The current invention concerns a document search procedure in a distributed information system, containing construction steps of a thematic representation made up of: constructing, on user computers, the thematic categories; constructing at least one grouping index, a first grouping index containing the entries Ei made up of all the access... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20070271234 - Information exchange among members of a group of communication device users: A method, system, and apparatus for controlling transmission and reception of communications between a plurality of telecommunication devices in a group to allow searching of stored resources is provided. The invention includes a group management module for creating and maintaining association links for each of the plurality of telecommunication devices... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.
20070271230 - Method and apparatus for accessing history trails for previous search sessions: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that stores a history trail for a search session to enable the history trail to be subsequently retrieved. During operation, the system assembles a history trail of pages which are visited during the search session. Next, the system stores the history... Agent: Intuit, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20070271240 - Method and system of accessing network from an embedded device: A method of accessing a network from an embedded device is provided. Information is provided, specifying corresponding relationship between at least one category notation and at least one data type. A string is received. At least one keyword is extracted from the string. A category notation is extracted from the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070271239 - Method for transferring data between terminal apparatuses in a transparent computation system: A method for transferring data between terminal apparatuses in a network at least comprising a server, a first terminal apparatus and a second terminal apparatus, wherein the server has a storage device at least comprising a first and a second disk images; the method comprising: generating a message of data... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20070271237 - Online consultation system, online consultation apparatus and consultation method thereof: An online consultation system, an online consultation apparatus and a consultation method are disclosed. The system includes at least one server, at least one query terminal and at least one answer terminal. The query terminal can utilize the online consultation apparatus of the invention, and transmit at least one query... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070271242 - Point-in-time query method and system: Embodiments of the present invention include storing a plurality of subtrees in a database, the plurality of subtrees representing one or more structured documents. At least one subtree has a birth timestamp indicating a time at which the at least one subtree was created. If a subtree has been obsoleted,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070271232 - Relating people finding results by social distance: Search results are displayed according to relevance and grouped by the social distance between the person associated with the profile and the user performing the search. Metadata is defined of each of the profiles indicating groups affiliated the profile and a relevance value is determined as a function of the... Agent: Senniger Powers (msft)
20070271225 - Scope and distribution of knowledge in an autonomic computing system: An autonomic computing system may include an autonomic manager and a knowledge source accessible by the autonomic manager and any other entities associated with the autonomic computing system. The knowledge source may include a service interface adapted for the autonomic manager to access the knowledge source. The knowledge source may... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Ibm
20070271231 - Search method on the internet: This invention is a search method that can be applied on the Internet. Based on the various combinations of the keyword language, which may or may not be the same as that used on one or more search engines, the results vary. If the language of the first keyword is... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070271229 - System and method for data searching among multiple enterprise applications: Systems and methods are provided for searching data, which may reside in multiple computer applications, such as enterprise applications. An example system may include one or more application adapters for interfacing with the one or more computer applications. At least one processor is operable to cause the one or more... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070271238 - System and method for improving the search visibility of a web page: A system and method for updating a web page to improve search visibility. In one aspect, a web page is updated by refreshing the web page using values obtained from a database, wherein the values have been selected to improve the search visibility of the web page. The values may... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20070271256 - Active context-based concept fusion: A context-based concept fusion method detects a first concept in an image record. The method includes automatically determining at least one other concept in the image record which has a contextual relationship with the first concept and which is to be labeled by a user of the method; and labeling... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff
20070271254 - Query generation for a capture system: A document accessible over a network can be registered. A registered document, and the content contained therein, is not transmitted undetected over and off of the network. In one embodiment, the invention includes a manager agent to maintain signatures of registered documents and a match agent to detect the unauthorized... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271255 - Reverse search-engine: A device for managing document search-pattern records. The device comprises an associative memory for recording the usage in keywords of search queries such that each keyword is associated with at least one document responsive to the search query. The device is configured for managing access to the associative memory. The... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.
20070271259 - System and method for geographically focused crawling: A system and method for crawling Web content. First a set of geographic locations is defined. A portion of the set of geographic locations is assigned to a first crawling node. A second portion of the set of geographic locations is assigned to as second crawling node. The first and... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20070271258 - System and method for preservation of digital records: A method for digitally preserving an electronic record includes defining a preservation and service plan for the electronic record in a model, the preservation and service plan including access requirements and authenticity requirements for a digital adaptation of the electronic record, and characteristics of the electronic record to be preserved... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070271266 - Data augmentation by imputation: A computerized method of representing a dataset with a taxonomy includes obtaining a dataset comprising a plurality of records, the dataset being characterized by a vocabulary and each of the plurality of records being characterized by at least one term within the vocabulary; identifying nearest neighbors for each term within... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271263 - Displaying data: There is provided a method of displaying data including data items, the method including: creating a first visual presentation format for the data, wherein the first format is a non-linear hierarchical format formed by a nodal tree structure including nodes each associated with a hierarchy, with a central node and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20070271265 - Method and system for order invariant clustering of categorical data: A computerized method of representing a dataset with a taxonomy includes representing a plurality of records within a dataset as a plurality of clusters in an initial taxonomy layer; generating a hierarchy of cluster sets based on clusters within the initial taxonomy layer, wherein the structure of the hierarchy is... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271264 - Relating objects in different mediums: Metadata associated with a first multimedia object in a first medium is used to find a second multimedia object in a second medium. The metadata includes category data.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271269 - Method and apparatus for ranking-based information processing: Techniques are provided for ranking-based information processing. Method steps can include integrating information from at least one source (a plurality of heterogeneous sources can also be handled), to obtain integrated information; mapping the integrated information to at least one application; ranking the integrated information based on the mapping and on... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070271270 - System and method for selecting object metadata evolving over time: An improved system and method for selecting and visualizing object metadata evolving over time is provided. An application may generate a visualization depicting the temporal evolution of metadata describing objects in an object store over a plurality of time intervals. The application may switch between a visualization of object metadata... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20070271271 - Method, system, and program product for conducting a cross-organizational transaction audit: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for conducting a cross-organizational transaction audit. In one embodiment, the invention includes a first entity requesting that a second entity perform a task; a third entity creating a log of information related to the second entity's performance of the task and... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070271276 - Autonomic management of autonomous management systems: In general, the techniques of this invention are directed to autonomic management of autonomic management systems. In particular, the embodiments of this invention use a measure, analyze, and respond model to autonomically manage one or more autonomic management systems. By understanding specific state information of these autonomic management systems, embodiments... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.
20070271273 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for recreating events occurring within a web application: A method, system, and computer program product for re-creating events occurring within a Web application is provided. The method includes receiving a request to perform an action from a client system accessing the Web application over a network. The method also includes generating a log file for the client system... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division
20070271274 - Using a community generated web site for metadata: A category dataset includes names of categories and relation data, where the relation data defines a relationship between the categories and content. The categories for the content are generated by retrieving a web page from a an online community generated web site, such as the, WIKIPEDIA web site, associated with... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271216 - Using md4 checksum as primary keys to link transactions across machines: A method, system, and computer instructions for using MD4 checksum to link transactions across machines. Transaction information is received, wherein transaction information comprises a checksum and topology information, and wherein the checksum serves as a unique identifier of the current transaction. A first data structure is populated with the checksum... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20070271248 - Digital fingerprinting for management and recovery of data objects: Digital Fingerprints are generated for data objects in a system where separate annotation files are created for data objects. This permits cross heterogeneous system relationship of a data object with associated annotations. The digital fingerprint is saved in an annotation store along with a first relationship between the digital fingerprint... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20070271236 - Down-line transcription system having context sensitive searching capability: A context sensitive searching front-end is disclosed for use in a deposition or trial proceeding wherein a computer aided transcription terminal provides real-time transcribed text down-line to attorney terminals. The terminals may thereafter use the transcribed text and any other text currently being displayed to formulate searches with little or... Agent: Christopher C. Winslade Mcandrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
20070271235 - Geotext searching and displaying results: A method for displaying information about documents in a corpus of documents, the method involving: accepting search criteria including a free text entry query and a domain identifier identifying a domain; in response to accepting the search criteria, identifying a set of documents among the corpus of documents, wherein each... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070271249 - Heterogeneous multi-level extendable indexing for general purpose annotation systems: Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for indexing annotations made for a variety of different type (i.e., heterogeneous) data objects are provided. A set of parameters uniquely identifying an annotated data object may be converted to an index comprising a set of index values, each corresponding to a column in... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20070271243 - Index structure for supporting structural xml queries: The present invention provides a ViST (or “virtual suffix tree”), which is a novel index structure for searching XML documents. By representing both XML documents and XML queries in structure-encoded sequences, it is shown that querying XML data is equivalent to finding (non-contiguous) subsequence matches. A variety of XML queries,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20070271224 - Method for indexing and identifying multimedia documents: The method of indexing multimedia documents comprises the following steps: a) for each document identifying and extracting terms ti constituted by vectors characterizing properties of the; b) storing terms ti in a term base comprising P terms; c) determining a maximum number N of desired concepts that group together the... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20070271244 - Method of searching a specific computer ip address of internet networks using several specific telephone number with numbers in series which are arranged and assembled in sequence and coded with identification codes: A method of searching a specific computer IP address of Internet networks using several specific telephone number with numbers in series which are arranged and assembled in sequence and coded with identification codes, comprising: a specific website, a searching interface program, a searching program, a first database and a second... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070271247 - Personalized indexing and searching for information in a distributed data processing system: Personalized searching including providing in a search portal a personal search term list; receiving from a user a navigation identification message; and inserting index records in a personalized search index. Inserting index records in a personalized search index typically comprises retrieving a document from a navigation location and indexing the... Agent: Biggers & Ohanian, PLLC
20070271246 - Providing a rating for a web site based on weighted user feedback: A method of (and associated system and computer program product for) providing a rating for a web site (205). The rating is obtained from a plurality of member users. A member user (405) submits (320) feedback data (215), that may be stored in a database (220), using an interface (415)... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070271245 - System and method for searching a database: A method, system and computer program product for searching a database. The method comprises steps of receiving a search query from a user (200); determining context data indicative of the context of the search query (210); and using the search query and the context data to perform a search of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070271241 - Wordspotting system: An approach to improving the performance of a wordspotting system includes providing an interface for interactive improvement of a phonetic representation of a query based on an operator identifying true detections and false alarms in a data set.... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20070271250 - Basis selection for coding and decoding of data: Embodiments related to coding data using an optimal codebook and/or dictionary, and selection of the entries for the optimal dictionary are disclosed.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070271252 - Global query correlation attritubes: A system, method and article of manufacture for accessing data are disclosed. In general, data access is facilitated by a query configured with a correlation criterion or criteria. The presence of the correlation criteria facilitates the introduction of additional correlation logic to be applied to conditions of the query. In... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20070271261 - Data ranking with a lorentzian fuzzy score: The present invention relates to a method for searching a document database such as the Internet and ranking the results obtained from such a search. The invention also relates to ranking of a set of numerical data according to a set of user specified preferences, including target range, fuzziness and... Agent: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
20070271260 - Method and apparatus for rating the performance of a person and groups of persons: There is disclosed a method implemented by a programmed computer determining the performance of at least one person to carry out at least one activity. Each activity comprises a plurality of tasks, including determining from a plurality of tasks at least one task to be performed by one person, and... Agent: Patent Docket Clerk Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
20070271253 - Method for searching content particularly for extracts common to two computer files: The present invention relates to searching content, particularly for at least one extract common to a first data file and a second data file. The method comprises a preliminary step of preparing at least the first file by (a) dividing the first file into a series of data packets having... Agent: Miller, Matthias & Hull
20070271257 - Method for transmission of information to the user: Method for transmission of information to the user, in which a search terminal (1) is used for sending an information query by using a browser application program running in the search terminal, which is received and processed. Further in the method, information is searched for, and the retrieved information is... Agent: Perman & Green
20070271262 - Systems and methods for associating a keyword with a user interface area: Systems and methods for associating a keyword with a window are described. In one described system, a computer program, such as an indexer, captures processor, or query system, associates a keyword with a first user interface area. The query system or other computer program receives a signal that the first... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20070271268 - Architecture for an indexer: Disclosed is a technique for indexing data. For each token in a set of documents, a sort key is generated that includes a document identifier that indicates whether a section of a document associated with the sort key is an anchor text section or a context section, wherein the anchor... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP Attn: Ibm54
20070271267 - System and method for using image data in connection with configuring a universal controlling device: Data indicative of physical characteristics of an object of interest is received at a recognition system having an associated database in which is stored physical characteristic data for a plurality of reference objects each of which is cross-referenced to configuration information for a universal controlling device. The reference system uses... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20070271272 - Social network analysis: This invention is generally directed to one or more systems or methods relating to social network analysis. More specifically, this invention is generally directed to one or more systems or methods relating to personal communication networks and the analysis of personal-communication-network data.... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20070271275 - Database management function provider systems: A system for improving management and delivery of database management functions (also know as APIs) to customers. Additionally, the system encompasses methods for simplifying delivery and use of standardized database management functions by users while improving management and control of the standardized database management functions (API's) through unique methods of... Agent: Stoneman Law Offices, Ltd
20070271278 - Method and system for subspace bounded recursive clustering of categorical data: A computerized method of representing a dataset includes obtaining a dataset, the dataset defining an attribute space; decomposing the attribute space into a plurality of attribute subspaces; generating a parent taxonomy of the obtained dataset with respect to one of the plurality of attribute subspaces, the parent taxonomy organizing the... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271279 - Selection of optimal cluster set in a dendrogram: A computerized method of representing a dataset with an optimal layer of a taxonomy includes obtaining a taxonomy including a hierarchical arrangement of layers, wherein each layer represents a cluster set containing at least one cluster, wherein each cluster represents at least one record within a dataset; identifying a range... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271280 - Sequence event processing using append-only tables: Techniques for processing events are provided. In one embodiment, a plurality of records is received. The plurality of records is generated by one or more computer systems and represents a plurality of events that have occurred in these computer systems. The plurality of events is processed, where processing the plurality... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20070271277 - System and method to validate consistency of component business model maps: A system and method is described for using descriptive logic (DL) representations to validate consistency in component business model (CBM) maps. Semantic constraints are generated from a semantic model of a component business model meta-model and inconsistency conditions of CBM maps. The semantic model of the CBM meta-model is applied... Agent: Whitham, Curtis, & Christofferson, P.C.
20070271282 - Translator software for monitoring, automation, testing and control: Menu-driven translator software prompts a computer user to create procedures for controlling modules external to the computer. The software prompts a non-programmer to enter familiar terms to create devices having a read or write interface, and to describe device functions for communicating with the external modules. Using created devices, the... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20070271281 - Computerized system for data collection and management: Data collection and management system using portable computerized data collection equipment, such as, for instance, a handheld or palmtop device, and a mainframe computer which incorporates a database. Information about visitors to a commercial store may be collected and stored via the portable electronic equipment, and then transferred to the... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20070271284 - Information storage medium having recorded thereon av data including meta data with representative title information, apparatus for reproducing av data from the information storage medium, and method of searching for the meta data: An information storage medium having recorded thereon audio/video (AV) data including meta data with representative title information, and a method and apparatus for reproducing the AV data from the information storage medium, wherein the information storage medium having recorded thereon AV data including meta data includes storage medium information about... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070271283 - Systems and methods for rendering and increasing portability of document-based user interface software objects: Systems and methods for rendering document-based user interface software objects are disclosed. User interface software objects may be represented in a document object model on a first computer system. These objects may then be communicated to a second computer system on which they are similarly rendered through use of a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070271287 - Clustering and classification of multimedia data: Records including category data is clustered by representing the data as a plurality of clusters, and generating a hierarchy of clusters based on the clusters. Records including category data are classified into folders according to a predetermined entropic similarity condition.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271286 - Dimensionality reduction for content category data: The dimensionality of a content category dataset is reduced based on the categories and the relationship between the content and categories. The category dataset includes names of categories and relation data, where the relation data defines a relationship between the categories and content. The dimensionality of a category dataset is... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271285 - Graphically manipulating a database: A method and system for managing a database through a graphical representation is presented. The method the method includes dynamically adjusting data in a database by graphically manipulating a graph that represents the database. In one embodiment, a predictive cone is overlaid onto the graph. The predictive cone is created... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070271288 - Compressing page descriptions while preserving high quality: A method (100) is disclosed for generating a page description from a list of items (201 to 204) to be rendered to the page. At least one of the items in the list belongs to a class of key items (201). Such key items may for example be text items.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070271290 - Method and apparatus for accessing data within an electronic system by an extrernal system: A method of and apparatus for accessing data within an electronic system by an external system to the electronic system. The method includes formatting a searchable database within the electronic system into a directory tree structure, the directory tree structure includes nodes comprising related data and branches comprising links between... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP Attn: Jonathan O. Road
20070271289 - Method and apparatus for compressing a data set: A configuration management system that uses a data compression method to compress entries in a data set. An entry is selected as a prefix value and prefix compression of the data set is performed. The entry to serve as the prefix value is quickly selected using an iterative approach. In... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070271291 - Folder-based iterative classification: A computerized method of representing a dataset with a taxonomy includes obtaining a dataset containing a plurality of records; initializing a folder-set containing a plurality of folders; assigning labels to folders within the folder set; and classifying the plurality of records into the plurality of folders according to a predetermined... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271292 - Method and system for seed based clustering of categorical data: A computerized method of representing a dataset with a taxonomy includes augmenting a dataset containing a plurality of records with a plurality of predetermined exemplars; representing the plurality of records and predetermined exemplars within the augmented dataset as a plurality of clusters in an initial taxonomy layer; generating a truncated... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20070271293 - System and method for opening applications quickly: A system for opening an application quickly is suitable for an electronic device, and includes a receiving unit, a recognition unit, a menu screen interface, and a function-opening unit. The receiving unit is for receiving a first data, and the recognition unit searches to compare the first data with a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070271294 - Method and apparatus for an xml reporter: An invention is provided for generating an XML test result file. A key parameter and a value parameter are received, wherein the key parameter relates to a tag. A first string is then generated based on the key parameter and the value parameter. Included in the first string is a... Agent: Joe A. Brock, Ii, Esq. Martine & Penilla, LLP
20070271295 - Method and system for providing an enumeration assistant: A method and system are provided for creating an enumerated variable via an enumeration assistant interactive tool. A graphical user interface is provided to a programmer. Response to a request to create the enumerated variable received through a graphical user interface, the enumeration assistant determines parameters of the enumerated variable.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070271301 - Method and system for presenting virtual world environment: A method and system are provided for presenting a virtual world environment to users operating client devices connected to a network. The method includes (a) receiving data from one or more automated data miners or a plurality of contributors describing places on a planet at specified time periods; (b) storing... Agent: Docketing Specialist Sullivan & Worcester LLP
20070271298 - Method, internet grid platform, and mobile phone for analyzing and managing for telehealth: Method, Internet grid platform, and mobile phone for analyzing and managing for telehealth are disclosed. The method discloses: receiving status data from a patient; obtaining position data of the patient; accessing environment data according to the position data; and analyzing the status data according to the environment data for obtaining... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20070271296 - Sorting media objects by similarity: Weights are assigned for attributes of multimedia objects by sorting the attributes into preference levels, and computing a weight for each preference level. A similarity value of a multimedia object to an object of interest is computed based on the attribute weights.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070271297 - Summarization of media object collections: In one example, an apparatus and method are provided for summarizing (or selecting a representative subset from) a collection of media objects. A method includes selecting a subset of media objects from a collection of geographically-referenced (e.g., via GPS coordinates) media objects based on a pattern of the media objects... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070271299 - Environmental, health and safety data manager with application loaders: Systems and methods are described that manage regulatory data associated with chemical products. Methods and systems are provided for tracking changes in regulatory data and other information associated with the chemical products. Data and information is collected from various sources, including government agencies and other regulatory authorities in plural jurisdictions,... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20070271300 - Methods and apparatus for media source identification and time shifted media consumption measurements: Methods and apparatus for media source identification and time shifted media consumption measurements are disclosed. A disclosed method identifies a media source by generating first signature information based on media presented via a media delivery device and comparing the first signature information to second signature information. The second signature information... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070271306 - Active storage and retrieval systems and methods: A data storage management system comprises a workflow engine, a lifecycle module, and a storage application. The workflow engine is configured to manage a plurality of defined business processes and to execute at least one process step associated with at least one data item. The lifecycle module is configured to... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP Attn: Ibm54
20070271302 - Data copy system and method for multi-platform disaster recovery: Various data copy systems and methods for use in a disaster recovery network architecture including first, second and third computers and various datalinks coupling the first, second and third computers together. One embodiment of such a method includes: (1) transferring the data from the first computer to the second computer,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070271305 - Efficient piece-wise updates of binary encoded xml data: An XML document can be represented in a compact binary form that maintains all of the features of XML data in a useable form. In response to a request for a modification (e.g., insert, delete or update a node) to an XML document that is stored in the compact binary... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20070271304 - Method and system of tiered quiescing: A method and system of tiered quiescing is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a representation data of a multi-tier network, embedding a flag marker at a transaction event based on at least of an event data and a timing data, and quiescing, based on the representation data,... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, LLP C/o Portfolioip
20070271303 - Personal file version archival management and retrieval: A method for file version control, including intercepting a command to access a target file within a computer file system, determining whether or not the intercepted command is directly related to a user editing session, based on at least one behavioral rule, if the determining is affirmative, then storing a... Agent: Soquel Group LLC
20070271307 - Write sharing of read-only data storage volumes: The present invention is directed to a system and method for efficient data storage, access and retrieval. An apparatus of the present invention may be a storage appliance, switch or director including multiple ports for connections with one or more processors, caches and servers and ports which couple to the... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv)IPDocketing
20070271308 - Methods and apparatus for managing retention of information assets: Methods and apparatus are provided for managing the retention of information assets. In some embodiments, a system comprising an abstraction (e.g., provided as metadata) of the information assets stored in various information stores enables a user to manage the retention of the information assets. The system may, for example, provide... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070271311 - Disk array device and data management method for managing master data and replication data replicated from master data: An update management table store control section stores an update management table saved in cache memory in a system volume. An update management table return control section saves the update management table stored in system volume in cache memory, upon accepting a device boot-up instruction. An update management table control... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070271310 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing device providing content directory service with device not providing content directory service: Provided is a method for synchronizing contents included in devices in a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network. A control point device, which contains local content but cannot provide a content directory service, converts information regarding content objects of the control point device into Digital Item Description Language Lite (DIDL-Lite)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070271309 - Synchronizing structured web site contents: Techniques to synchronize structured web site content are described. An apparatus may include a server having a server synchronization module to identify structured content types shared by the server and a client, and synchronize structured content corresponding to the structured content types. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070271312 - Multiple media type synchronization between host computer and media device: Improved techniques for transferring media assets between a host computer and a media device are disclosed. The transfer of media assets between a host computer and a media device can be referred to as synchronization. According to one aspect of the invention, media assets being transferred can be formatted (e.g.,... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20070271314 - Data recovery method and system of mobile device: A data recovery method and system for a mobile device which is capable of selectively recovering data deleted by a user is provided. The data recovery method of the present invention includes assigning a portion of a memory as a data recovery region, creating recovery lists, each comprising a recovery... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070271313 - Setup method for disaster recovery system: Provided is a technique of setting up a disaster recovery system. In a log-based disaster recovery system including a first site for processing data and a second site for storing a backup of the first site, the first site has a volume where data is stored and a volume that... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070271316 - System and method for backing up medical records: A method of backing up medical records stored as electronic record in a system that includes a network interface device and a remote archive. The method includes routing a selected medical record to the network interface device linking the selected medical record and a backup copy thereof, stored at first... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20070271315 - Robust silo based system architecture: A robust system architecture based on discrete groups of servers and other components may provide an improved large-population information management system and incentive award system by providing improved system scalability, campaign management, member activity tracking, real-time aggregate counting, and distributed application hosting.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070271317 - System and method for the synchronization of data across multiple computing devices: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for synchronizing data from a synchronization module or application to one or more associated synchronization modules or applications. According to some embodiments of the present invention, a data item may be created in response to an action executed on a data unit. The... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20070271318 - Method and device for processing requests generated by browser software: Requests generated by browser software are processed to obtain, from an information server, a principal set of information and associated secondary sets of information. A memory stores the sets of information received is associated with the browser software. A proxy receives (1) receives a request generated by the browser software... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP11/15/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070265994 - Document use tracking system, method, computer readable medium, and computer data signal: There is provided a document use tracking system including a use history recording unit that records, for each document stored in a document storage unit, a use history record for each user about each element in the document, a search condition reception unit that receives an input of a search... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20070265998 - Information processing device: An information processing device retrieves external data stored in an external memory and performs predetermined first processing for the external data thus retrieved. Here, the information processing device has: a storage that stores retrieval control information transmitted from outside; and a retrieval controller that controls retrieval of the external data... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070265997 - Method and apparatus for processing messages: A memory stores a file attached to a message generated by using a structure language. Data containing an element contained in the message to which information for obtaining type information and a file referred by the element are obtained from the memory is added is constructed. This data has a... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20070265993 - Methods and apparatuses for presenting information associated with a target to a user: In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a plurality of targets; select one of the plurality of targets as a selected target; detect a profile associated with the selected target; and display information associated with the selected target, wherein the information is referenced in the profile associated with the... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20070266011 - Managing and accessing data in web notebooks: A method of adding web-based content to a web notebook can include producing multiple search results responsive to a search request; generating in the multiple search results multiple corresponding icons, each of which, when invoked, causes content associated with a corresponding search result in the multiple search results to be... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070266008 - Schedule information management method and system using digital living network alliance network: A method and system for managing schedule information using a digital living network alliance (DLNA) network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a schedule memo stored in a portable terminal via a DLNA network, analyzing the schedule memo and creating a query for searching for supplementary information related to the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20070266017 - Search query formulation: In a computing system, an input that a user makes under guidance of a graphical user interface may be received. The input specifies several query portions to be used in searching a data repository in the system. Each of the query portions comprises a value entered by the user that... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20070266022 - Presenting search result information: A method of presenting computer-generated search result information can include receiving a search request from a client computer; identifying a plurality of search results responsive to the search request; ranking the plurality of search results using content in one or more web notebooks; and providing the ranked plurality of search... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070266019 - System for facilitating search over a network: This invention provides the data network user with an interactive search engine environment that helps him focus on the object of his search. Through a powerful graphical user interface (GUI), the user is provided with terms closely related to what he is looking for, even when he has no prior... Agent: Martin Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.
20070266024 - Facilitated search systems and methods for domains: A system that enables the search for providers of services or products, for a given user query that's in free text, and typically the services or products are focused on a particular area, such as an industry, a sector, etc. The system thus enables a searcher to submit queries that... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20070266028 - Processing of metadata content and media content received by a media distribution system: The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution system. The media content can include, for example, audio, video, image, or podcast data. In accordance with one embodiment, a client submitting metadata content can validate the metadata content prior to submission... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070266031 - Identifying content: Communicating with a client over a network includes accepting from the client first data arranged in a data structure that includes data values that correspond to preferences associated with a plurality of characteristics of content, and second data that includes interaction information that characterizes one or more user interactions with... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070266035 - Methods, systems and computer program products for web service interaction with a resource management system: Some embodiments of the present invention provide resource management systems, methods and computer program products that support web services by identifying a web service as an object in a common information model. Additional embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and computer program products that provide web services from... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20070265995 - Method and system for providing enhanced matching from customer driven queries: A system for providing enhanced matching for database queries. The system includes a data source; a data repository comprising a single-sourced reference file; a database comprising a multi-sourced reference file, the multi-sourced reference file having a first unique business identification number corresponding to a business entity; and an intelligence engine... Agent: Paul D. Greeley Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20070265996 - Search engine methods and systems for displaying relevant topics: The present invention provides search engine methods and systems for displaying relevant and timely topics. In an embodiment, a method for displaying topics related to a search constraint entered by a user includes receiving a search constraint; identifying a first preliminary set of topics related to the search constraint, wherein... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070266002 - Collaborative user query refinement: A first query and a second query, both of which were submitted by a first user to identify information that satisfies a single information need of the first user, are received. The first query and the second query are stored in association with one another and based on a chronological... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070266001 - Presentation of duplicate and near duplicate search results: Methods and computer-readable media for sorting and displaying duplicates and near duplicates of a multimedia object. Duplicates and near duplicates of a multimedia object are sorted based on one or more sorting criteria that can offer more efficient and intelligent multimedia searching experiences to users. A representation of all but... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070265999 - Search performance and user interaction monitoring of search engines: A system for monitoring search performance and user interaction is provided in the form of a utility (300) including a plurality of monitoring components (302), each for dynamic monitoring of an aspect of searching a collection of documents. An analyzer module (303) analyzes the dynamic monitoring and identifies problems or... Agent: Stephen C. Kaufman IBM Corporation
20070266000 - Systems and methods for data storage and retrieval using virtual data sets: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data using virtual data sets. Data sets may be removed from a data store and defined by algebraic relations between other data sets that are realized in the data store. A flag may be set to indicate that the data set is virtual.... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070266012 - Filtering search results: Searching different data stores based on a classification of a search term may include receiving at least one search term and classifying the search term among at least first and second categories. When the search term is classified within the first category, the search term is compared to first electronic... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070266003 - Method and system for constructing dynamic and interacive family trees based upon an online social network: A method of constructing family trees wherein users access a web site of an online social network and interactively contribute information to the family tree. The ability of the user to add or edit the information in that user's family tree depends on whether the user is active within the... Agent: Oyen, Wiggs, Green & Mutala LLP 480 - The Station
20070266013 - Method and system for providing selected service by displaying numbers and strings corresponding to inputted buttons: A method and system for providing a mobile service is disclosed. In one embodiment, both of numbers and characters, corresponding to numeric buttons entered by a user, are displayed on two separate display regions, respectively. According to one embodiment, a voice call or wireless Internet service being selected by the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070266009 - Method for searching and retrieving information implementing a conceptual control: A method and system controlling a search engine for producing synonyms and other conceptually relating words such as conclusive and deductive results by implementing a controlling information for modifying at least one of a query, search engine formulation, and source database for information.... Agent: Frank John Williams
20070266005 - Method for sorting and displaying data on a portable electronic device: A method of sorting and displaying data on a portable electronic device includes: determining geographical coordinates of the portable electronic device, providing search criteria to the portable electronic device, performing a search in a database based on the search criteria resulting in a list of database records, determining a search... Agent: Lesley M. Morrison Perry + Partners
20070266010 - Method of finding a search string in a document for viewing on a mobile communication device: A server find process by which a user enters a search term for a document attachment into his/her mobile communication device. If no occurrences of the term are found on the device, the device then prompts the user to initiate a server side search. If the user accepts, then the... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20070266007 - 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... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070266004 - Partitioning electrical data within a database: A method of partitioning and archiving electrical data received from a power monitoring system in a database including a plurality of tables organized by at least group and date. Data in the database is queried by first searching an electrical data catalog to determine whether the data exists in the... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (np)
20070266006 - System and method for enforcing role membership removal requirements: System and method for enforcing role membership removal requirements are described. In one embodiment, the method includes, responsive to receipt of a removal request, performing a role evaluation of the removal request to generate a policy request; performing a policy evaluation of the policy request; generating a policy response in... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070266014 - System for separating mobile search traffic from web search traffic using keyword separation: A system is described for separating mobile search traffic from web search traffic. The system may include a processor, a memory and an interface. The memory may store a keyword, mobile data related to the keyword, web data related to the keyword, and a search request. The interface may communicate... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20070266016 - System and method for selecting a sub-domain for a specified domain of the web: A selection system and method. The selection method comprises receiving, by a computing system, a taxonomy of data related to a specified domain of knowledge on the web. A taxonomy tree is constructed from the taxonomy. A sub tree related to a sub-domain from specified domain is selected from the... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20070266015 - User created search vertical control of user interface: User-defined search vertical control over the presentation of search results in search results user interfaces is provided. Users may create and save search macros that are capable of modifying a search engine to perform searches and present results according to user specifications. A search macro defines both search operators for... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070266018 - Down-line transcription system having context sensitive searching capability: A context sensitive searching front-end is disclosed for use in a deposition or trial proceeding wherein a computer aided transcription terminal provides real-time transcribed text down-line to attorney terminals. The terminals may thereafter use the transcribed text and any other text currently being displayed to formulate searches with little or... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20070266020 - Information retrieval: Apparatus for assisting a user to add a new node to an ontology stored in an ontological database especially for use in a just in time information retrieval system. The apparatus comprises analysing means for analysing one or more documents and/or groups of documents associated, by the user, with the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070266021 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on dynamically identifying microgenres associated with the content: A method of selecting and presenting content based on learned user preferences is provided. The method includes providing a content system including a set of content items organized by genre characterizing the content items, and wherein the set of content items contains microgenre metadata further characterizing the content items. The... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070266023 - Reviewing user-created content before website presentation: Methods and systems for reviewing content items created by users for presentation in association with a website are provided. Automatic scrubbing (followed by manual review, if necessary) of user-created content items that have yet to be presented in association with a website is provided as is manual review of user-created... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070266025 - Implicit tokenized result ranking: A unique system and method that facilitates providing customized search results for a particular user. The system and method involve tracking user interactions with respect to a list of search results for a given query. In particular, click content, click order, and time stamp data can be collected for each... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070266026 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on user preference information extracted from an aggregate preference signature: A method of selecting and presenting content based on inferred user preferences is provided. The method includes providing a set of content items having associated descriptive terms and receiving search inputs from an input device and presenting a corresponding subset of content items. The method includes receiving selection actions of... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070266027 - Maintaining commonly named client-specific file content in hard disk drive emulation: A data processing network has a virtual hard drive emulator and client terminals that share a virtual disk image. Client-specific read-write versions of selected files or directories are supported. All clients access the client-specific versions using the same name and address identifiers (for example, the same file name for a... Agent: Duane Morris, LLPIPDepartment
20070266034 - Automatic generation of application pod: Systems and methods are disclosed for automatically uploading information about a program or blog, and allowing third parties to develop the program or blog and allow users in a mobile community to have access to the developed product.... Agent: Moazzam & Associates, LLC
20070266030 - Nomadic data collection and management method including pessimistic locking of data: A method of managing a central data repository including updating the central data repository from a disconnected nomadic device by receiving a request from a first nomadic device for access at the central data repository, authorizing the first nomadic device and sending a check out template to the first nomadic... Agent: Richard M. Goldman
20070266029 - Recovery segment identification in a computing infrastructure: A solution for managing a computer infrastructure is provided. In particular, the solution can generate a set of tentative recovery segments for the computer infrastructure based on a related resource graph and a set of partition rules. The related resource graph can be generated based on a managed resource graph,... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20070266033 - System and method for profiling members of dating servers: A system and method for profiling users of a service generally comprises a database including a plurality of records, each of which describes an experience of the users within the service, means for rating each of the plurality of records which relates to the experience, and means for remotely accessing... Agent: Venable LLP
20070266032 - Systems and methods for risk based information management: Systems and methods for managing digital assets in a distributed computing environment are described. Meta-data for the digital assets is stored separately from the digital assets. Meta-data for some of the digital assets is copied and stored at a central location. Meta-data for the digital assets is generated by clients... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20070266037 - Filesystem-aware block storage system, apparatus, and method: A filesystem-aware storage system locates and analyzes host filesystem data structures in order to determine storage usage of the host filesystem. To this end, the storage system might locate an operating system partition, parse the operating system partion to locate its data structures, and parse the operating system data structures... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20070266036 - Unbounded redundant discreet fact data store: An unbounded redundant discrete fact data store for providing answers to specific fact-based search queries is provided. Facts are stored discretely by the data store with information stored with each discrete fact for locating the discrete fact in response to a search query or browse request. The core of the... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070266038 - Method and system for automated component product integration: A method is provided for performing a component product integration sync. In the method, a component product extensible markup language (XML) schema is generated. A number of component products to be integrated together in a software system are then identified. A component product XML file is generated for each identified... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20070266041 - Concept of relationshipsets in entity data model (edm): The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates addressing complex modeling. An entity data model that can receive data via an interface and that formalizes a notion of at least one of a Relationship, a Relationship instance, and a Relationship Set in a manner substantially similar... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070266042 - Methods and systems for report retrieval and presentation: A method for report retrieval and presentation. An agent receives and stores subscription and time setting for subscribed reports provided by a reporting system from a client computer. The agent automatically requests for and then receives a report of a subscribed report at the time indicated by the time setting.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070266040 - Architecture solution map builder: Architecture solution maps can be generated which graphically represent an interrelation among a plurality of topics related to the deployment of software in a computing landscape. A user, when generating the architecture solution map, can define that only topics having a predefined level of relatedness are included within a rendered... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20070266043 - Method, server and equipment permitting the development of a file library: The invention relates to a method permitting, in a simple and ergonomic manner, the development of a file library associated with a software product determined by a user, this user having an item of computing equipment. The inventive method comprises: a step, for the operator, of associating, with each file,... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20070266044 - Searchable archive: A searchable archiving system. A searchable archiving system includes one or more compacted files of archive data loosely coupled to a search process. To create a compacted file, an archiving process tokenizes the archive data, optimizes the tokenized archive data, and extracts archive metadata from the tokenized data. The tokenized... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20070266039 - Simplifying a visual depiction of a graph: Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for simplifying a visual depiction of a graph by identifying a node for removal from the visual depiction of the graph, the node having at least two relationships with at least one remaining node, removing the node identified for removal, and creating a virtual... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20070266045 - Hierarchy for characterizing interactions with an application: Application runtime data is obtained from an application monitoring system which monitors execution of an application, and traffic monitoring data is obtained from a traffic monitoring system which monitors traffic to/from the application as the clients interact with the application. Corresponding application runtime data and traffic monitoring data can be... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP
20070266047 - Submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution system: The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution system. The media content can include, for example, audio, video, image, or podcast data. In accordance with one embodiment, a client submitting metadata content can validate the metadata content prior to submission... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20070266048 - System and method for determining affinity profiles for research, marketing, and recommendation systems: The present invention relates to systems and methods enabling the identification and/or application of user affinities in an automated and highly effective manner. A method of the present invention includes enabling a user to build or evaluate a portion of or an entire personal expression. As this is done, an... Agent: Semionix, Inc.
20070266049 - Implementation of media content alteration: A classification method and system for possible content alteration of a media work may include criteria regarding content that is feasible for alteration. Such criteria may be maintained in records that are accessible to an interested party. Some embodiments may include a record of primary authorization rights applicable to a... Agent: Searete LLC
20070266046 - Method of providing medical content, and medical communication system: There is provided a method of providing medical content in a medical communication system, the method comprising retrieving medical content items stored in separate medical databases in the medical communications system, the medical content items being related to a predetermined patient. The method further comprising assembling the retrieved medical content... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070266052 - Method of ensuring availability of event notification registrations of a database management system: A method of ensuring availability of event notification registrations of a database management system is described and provided. The method comprises creating the event notification registrations and storing the event notification registrations in a database of the database management system. Further, the event notification registrations are replicated in a designated... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20070266055 - System, device and method for processing map data: A device for processing map data. A first data unit corresponds to a map of a desired area, and a second data unit corresponds to a map of a partial area of the desired area. The first and second data units are stored on a data storage device. A controller... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.
20070266051 - Business process federated repository: Methods and apparatuses provide for a meta-repository to store business processes from different backend systems and make the business processes available to the different backend systems. In one embodiment, the backend systems execute incompatible software, but the business processes are standardized and can be instantiated in each of the backend... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070266054 - Method and system for salary planning and performance management: A method, system, computer program product, and devices for salary planning and performance management, including at least one of means for allowing documents used by organizations for salary planning, performance management, or other human resource (HR) processes to be used as a user interface to an automated system; and means... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20070266050 - Method, device and system for extending a mark-up language: The present invention provides a method of rendering document data compliant with an KM-based mark-up language, comprising the steps of: fetching the document data) parsing the document data into a document object model (DOM) representation so as to provide a tree structure, comprising nodes representative of the document data elements... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070266053 - Methods and apparatus for multiple point in time data access: Method and apparatus for data access, including for a host device designated as Device A within a host computer, the host device corresponding to a first logical storage unit designated as LUN A, where LUN A is configured to access data directly from a physical storage system, assigning a second... Agent: Emc Corporation C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20070266057 - Image output apparatus, history management method, and history management program: An image output apparatus permitting entire access history and operation history regarding managed documents to be able to be grasped. A document security server holds and manages a history of accesses from a client PC to the managed documents as an access history DB. A digital multifunction peripheral identifies, from... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20070266056 - Pass-through write policies of files in distributed storage management: A hierarchical storage system includes file servers and a policy engine server. Offline attributes are added to file system inodes in a primary file server, file system parameters are added in the primary server, offline read and write access method fields are added to a connection database, and the primary... Agent: Richard Auchterlonie Novak Druce & Quigg, LLP
20070266058 - Revision control system for large-scale systems management: A repository manager facilitates robust revision control of components of a large scale system. The repository manager stores system components under revision control in a repository, according to internal names. The repository manager also stores binding information between internal names of system components and associated external names, as well as... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070266064 - Apparatus and method for maintaining databases on application servers: A central database server (10) supports a central database (12) that contains central database content. A first archiving module (30) archives central database content into a content archive (32). A second archiving module (44) archives the content archive (32) and supporting software (18, 46) into an application archive (50). An... Agent: Ibm/fay Sharpe
20070266061 - Data multiplexing system: Operation information to a DBMS issued from an application (3102) operating on a primary system (3100) to middleware (3103) is acquired by acquiring means (3105) and transmitted to a backup system (3200) through a communication channel (3300) by transmitting means (3108). In the backup system (3200), the received operation information... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070266062 - Group based complete and incremental computer file backup system, process and apparatus: The present invention is capable of determining the rights to a file based on providing a descriptor. The descriptor can be calculated using an algorithm, which may be cryptographic and/or non-cryptographic. The descriptor may further be based on the file contents, metadata of the file, other file data, or any... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20070266060 - Remote online information back-up system: A remote online information back-up comprises a local computing system and a remote computing system. The local computing system includes a local disk and a local device driver. The local device driver is responsive to requests from a local application executing on the local computing system, for selectively processing calls... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070266063 - System and method for data storage firewall on data storage unit: A system and method is introduced for implementing a storage firewall for protecting files when a storage device connects to a digital appliance. A storage device may connect to a number of appliances and is therefore at risk of getting infected with viruses and other malware risking subsequent transfer of... Agent: Noam Camiel
20070266059 - System and method for replacing contents addressable storage: Data is migrated from a first CAS (contents addressed storage) system to a second CAS system. When the migration process is started, the second CAS system retrieves a list of the objects stored on the first CAS system. The second CAS system, based on the list, retrieves each object from... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070266065 - System, method and computer program product for intelligent groupwise media selection: A system, method, and computer program product is provided which enables customers of an establishment to collaboratively select a series of media files to be played within that establishment by entering data into a personal wireless portable computing device on their person, for example a cellular telephone. Upon entering a... Agent: Law Office Of Philip A Steiner
20070266066 - Snapshots of file systems in data storage systems: The present invention relates to methods and systems of snapshot management of a file system in a data storage system. To represent the snapshots, the invention maintains pointers to the root block pointer of each snapshot. When the active file system is modified, this invention avoids overwriting any blocks used... Agent: Robert Moll11/08/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070260574 - Method for managing files stored in a digital device: A digital device capable of utilizing a button to switch rapidly between file elements includes a memory for storing file elements, a selector module for selecting predetermined switch file elements from the file elements stored in the memory, the button for producing a switching signal, and a controller coupled to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070260575 - System and method for managing records through establishing semantic coherence of related digital components including the identification of the digital components using templates: A method for managing electronic records is provided. Each electronic record includes a data file, a plurality of data files, a portion of a data file, or portions of a plurality of data files. The electronic records include a plurality of record types and data file types. The method includes... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070260582 - Method and system for visual query construction and representation: A method and system for visually constructing and displaying relational queries on a tabular interface. A query is a relational expression that defines how to extract and process data from a data source. A data source could be a relational database, or other sources where data can be extracted and... Agent: Synnestvedt Lechner & Woodbridge LLP
20070260579 - Method of designing query classification component for multilevel dbms: Disclosed herein is a method of designing a query classificaton component for a multilevel DataBase Management System (DBMS). The method includes determining whether a plan tree, which is used for query processing, is input; if the plan tree is input, designing the query classification component to output locations for respective... Agent: Adam K. Sacharoff Much Shelist Freed Denenberg Ament&rubenstein,pc
20070260581 - Systems and methods for analyzing a stream of data records relating to electronic data processing performance: Disclosed methods and systems create channels from a stream of data records relating to electronic data processing system performance. Each data record includes the attribute value for each of a plurality of attributes related to the electronic data processing system. A channel is created for each unique value of a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070260589 - Computer product, request grouping apparatus, and request grouping method: Request grouping rules are maintained for grouping a system request based on information relating to a character string in the system request; call relation sets are created from the system requests sent and received among the servers and stored in the request history by associating the system requests by call... Agent: Patrick G. Burns, Esq. Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20070260593 - Systems and methods for selecting and importing objects: Systems and methods are provided for selecting and importing objects. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for selecting objects for importation. Each object includes data and related processes. In the method, a search query is received including an object type. The object type identifies two or more key... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20070260601 - Distributed human improvement of search engine results: The invention is a computer assisted method of generating query results, comprising the steps of entering a query and query criteria; submitting the query to a search engine and creating a potential result list therefrom, said potential result list having at least one result listing; constructing an annotation form, said... Agent: Gearhart Law, LLC
20070260597 - Dynamic search engine results employing user behavior: A method and apparatus for dynamically modifying search results “on the fly” based on the behavior of the user currently conducting a search. In one embodiment, data regarding user behavior is gathered from virtually any activity, including clicks on links, dwell times, downloads, transactions and cursor movements. Subordinate keywords are... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070260611 - Method for providing the appearance of a single data repository for queries initiated in a system incorporating distributed member server groups: Queries to an enterprise data system based on discrete groups of servers may display the sets of data satisfying a query as if the query results originated from a single data repository. Further, queries within the system may efficiently search through a large set of satisfying records while accounting for... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070260572 - Interactive data management system: An interactive data management system that links an article to files pertaining to the article, the files being located in one or more storage mediums. The system outputs the files pertaining to the article including text, image, audio and video data without requiring a user to work through a hierarchal... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20070260576 - Method of and system for receiving real estate property information using a wireless device: A method of accessing data related to real estate property includes obtaining, via a workstation, real estate property information and storing the real estate property information on the first workstation. The method further includes transferring, via a short-range wireless communication link, the real estate property information from the first workstation... Agent: Winstead PC
20070260573 - Multi-values lookups between lists with arbitrary schema: Described herein is technology for, among other things, performing multi-value lookups to lists having arbitrary schema. The technology involves the creation of first lists having arbitrary schema based on inputs from clients. The clients then create multi-value lookup (MVL) fields, which lookup to the first lists. Queries are then built... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070260580 - Information nervous system: A semantically integrated knowledge retrieval, management, delivery and presentation system.... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20070260578 - Pivot table without server side on-line analytical processing service: A method and apparatus are discussed that allow the user to view advanced data-based pivot tables in spreadsheet or other database accessing programs from any relational database without requiring a server side on-line analytical processing (OLAP) service in place. To obtain this degree of freedom a temporary multidimensional file is... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20070260577 - Providing com access to an isolated system: The database (namespace) for storing component metadata for an application that is to be run in an isolated environment is isolated by an operating system by storing the component metadata in a local set of information associated with the isolated application instead of in a global namespace. The operating system... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070260585 - Efficiently filtering using a web site: A technology for efficiently filtering using a web site is disclosed. In one method approach, distinct filtering values based on a type of data selected from a web page associated with a web site are received without requiring retrieval of filtering values that are unrelated to the selected type of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070260587 - Escalating online expert help: A method and apparatus for providing a human expert to answer a question from an agent in real time. The method includes the steps of identifying a plurality of human experts based upon a subject matter of the question, determining an availability of at least some of the plurality of... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd. Jon P. Christensen
20070260583 - Method for fast substructure searching in non-enumerated chemical libraries: The present invention relates generally to searching substructures in virtual combinatorial libraries. More precisely, it describes a method of operating a computer for searching substructures in large, non-enumerated virtual combinatorial libraries. Advantageously, the method can return matching products as non-enumerated substructures.... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20070260590 - Method to query large compressed audio databases: A method of operating a digital music system includes inputting the location where music data files are stored, automatically profiling music data files, inputting a query of a type of music data, generating an ordered playlist of music data files satisfying the query and playing the playlist. Input can be... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070260588 - Selective, contextual review for documents: A method, apparatus and computer-usable medium for the selective, contextual retrieval and presentation of information used in review processes. Search criteria is entered for information to be retrieved for review and information source documents are then searched, maintaining references to the contextual levels encountered (e.g., chapter, section, sub-section, etc.). Once... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20070260591 - System and method of providing integrated calendaring and concierge services: A system and method of providing integrated calendaring and concierge services comprising, receiving user data, receiving vendor data, matching user data with vendor data and reporting said matched user data and vendor data, wherein searching and indexing can be conducted based upon any one or number of predetermined factors including... Agent: West & Associates, A PC
20070260584 - System for processing formatted data: A system and method for generating metadata for processing by various processing components is provided. A metadata compiler component is operable to generate metadata including one or more constraints which correspond to evaluation criteria and one or more anchor points from source data. A metadata optimizer and arbitrator is operable... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070260586 - Systems and methods for selecting and organizing information using temporal clustering: Systems and methods for organizing related news information is disclosed herein. The systems and methods include clustering a stream of news information according to the topic of each news information and according to temporal information of the news information. Systems and methods for presenting information to users are also disclosed... Agent: Stephen M. De Klerk Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20070260592 - Hierarchical storage management of metadata: Provided are techniques for accessing information. A partial key index is created, wherein the partial key index includes one or more partial key index (PKI) entries, wherein each PKI entry identifies a portion of a metadata object, wherein the metadata object includes metadata entries, each of which corresponds to an... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20070260594 - Identifier vocabulary data access method and system: A method of organizing, managing, and providing interactive access to data in a database is disclosed, along with a program and a system for implementing the method. Associations between each data Item and at least one ItemSelector are established and stored. A predefined (but modifiable) Vocabulary of ItemSelectors sufficient to... Agent: Martin J. Jaquez, Esq. Jaquez & Associates
20070260596 - Behavioral targeting system: A behavioral targeting system determines user profiles from online activity. The system includes a plurality of models that define parameters for determining a user profile score. Event information, which comprises on-line activity of the user, is received at an entity. To generate a user profile score, a model is selected.... Agent: Stattler-suh PC
20070260595 - Fuzzy string matching using tree data structure: The subject disclosure pertains to systems and methods for performing fuzzy searches of a tree data structure. A search request can include a search term or terms and search conditions. The tree is traversed in response to the search request and nodes of the tree are examined using a function... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070260600 - Information discovery and group association: A system for associating a plurality of subscribers and a plurality of information assets with one another using a lexicon, each asset or subscriber containing or associated with one or more keywords or key phrases, wherein the subscribers attempt to access the information assets by inputting keywords or key phrases.... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20070260598 - Methods and systems for providing personalized contextual search results: The present invention provides search engine methods and systems for generating highly personalized and relevant search results based on the context of a user's search constraint and user characteristics. In an embodiment, upon receipt of a user's search constraint, the method determines all semantic variations for each word within the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070260599 - Social network analysis: This invention is generally directed to one or more systems or methods relating to social network analysis. More specifically, this invention is generally directed to one or more systems or methods relating to personal communication networks and the analysis of personal-communication-network data.... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20070260602 - Method and apparatus for approximate pattern matching: A system and method for inspecting a data stream for data segments matching one or more patterns each having a predetermined allowable error, which includes filtering a data stream for a plurality of patterns of symbol combinations with a plurality of parallel filter mechanisms, detecting a plurality of potential pattern... Agent: Thompson Coburn, LLP
20070260603 - Age verification and content filtering systems and methods: A system and method is provided for age verification and content filtering (AV/CF) on a wireless telecommunications system capable of providing enhanced products such as Internet, WAP, messaging, games, video, music, applications, etc. A profile controls content that is accessible by a user depending upon the user's age or restrictions... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070260604 - Methods and apparatus to distribute media content: Methods and apparatus to distribute media content are disclosed. An example method includes receiving a request for media content from a mobile device, determining an identity of at least one of the mobile device or a consumer using the mobile device, comparing the identity to subscription records associated with the... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070260607 - Apparatus and method for procedural operations development and distribution: A method includes storing information defining a plurality of procedures to be followed. The method also includes receiving a request for the information associated with at least one of the procedures. The method further includes formatting the requested information based on a platform to receive the requested information. In addition,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070260610 - Methods of providing a registry service and a registry service: Embodiments of an on-line registry system comprise information relating to a plurality of deceased persons and a web based interface. Subscribers associated with a deceased person may establish an account for the on-line registry system. Each subscriber may be associated with a unique identification. A subscriber may submit information relating... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC
20070260605 - Multiple-listing referral-tracking system: A referral-tracking system accepts listings from originators and generates referral identifiers that represent referrals of those listings. A referral identifier represents a referral by the originator or by someone who, after receiving a listing identifier from an s originator or someone else, applies to the system to be recognized as... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West
20070260608 - System and method for allocating and deallocating memory within transactional code: Methods and systems are provided for managing memory allocations and deallocations while in transactional code, including nested transactional code. The methods and systems manage transactional memory operations by using identifiers, such as sequence numbers, to handle memory management in transactions. The methods and systems also maintain lists of deferred actions... Agent: Intel/blakely
20070260609 - System and method for high throughput with remote storage servers: A server storage infrastructure that provides a high throughput service for client machines accessing the server storage infrastructure. In preferred implementations, a file is fragmented into multiple file portions. Each of the multiple file portions is saved on separate storage servers of a storage server cluster. Fragmentation layout metadata is... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20070260606 - System and method for using a network file system mount from a remote management card: A remote management card is associated with a server and connected to a Network File System (NFS) server storing files. The remote management card is configured to locate a file or image on a network. The associated server my then access the files on the NFS server, facilitating the installation... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20070260612 - Web-page-based system for designing database driven web applications: In a web-page-based system for designing database driven web applications, a page is initiated containing one or more top level iterators. A user introduces fields to the page from a palette including: input, display, hyperlink, iterator. In one case, the user creates iterators nested in a user-selected iterator, and retaining... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20070260621 - System and method for an immutable identification scheme in a large-scale computer system: Systems and/or methods for storing and/or retrieving assets in connection with an extremely large scale computer storage system are provided. An asset catalog may comprise a plurality of asset catalog entries stored according to at least one schema and corresponding to a plurality of assets. A storage architecture may be... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070260620 - System and method for immutably storing electronic assets in a large-scale computer system: Systems and/or methods for storing and/or retrieving assets in connection with an extremely large scale computer storage system are provided. An asset catalog may comprise a plurality of asset catalog entries stored according to at least one schema and corresponding to a plurality of assets. A storage architecture may be... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070260613 - User interface features to manage a large number of files and their application to management of a large number of test scripts: Improved user interface features to manage a large number of files and their application to management of a large number of test scripts. Various features related to selection of files of interest, locating files matching (or not containing) search strings potentially of several lines, highlighting the occurrences of desired strings... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20070260619 - Enterprise content management network-attached system: Techniques describe providing services in an enterprise content management network-attached system, where the enterprise content management functions are provided as an integral part of a storage system. An integrated enterprise content management network-attached system provides a single, unified approach to the entire range of enterprise content management functions from storage... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP Attn: Ibm54
20070260614 - Lock-free implementation of an ordered single-writer multiple-readers data structure: A lock-free implementation of an ordered data structure allows updating of the data structure without disturbing the ordering relied upon for accessing the data structure. After searching and finding an element in a data structure in accordance with an update operation (i.e., an insert operation or a remove operation), values... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20070260615 - Media with pluggable codec: A container file containing a media file and a pluggable codec is sent to a receiver where the pluggable codec interfaces to a media player application, according to a predefined interface, to play the media file. A header in the container file indicates the locations of the media file and... Agent: Winston & Strawn, LLP
20070260616 - Media with pluggable codec methods: A container file containing a media file and a pluggable codec is sent to a receiver where the pluggable codec interfaces to a media player application, according to a predefined interface, to play the media file. A header in the container file indicates the locations of the media file and... Agent: Winston & Strawn, LLP
20070260617 - Publisher unions: A publisher union comprises a plurality of publishers, a channel, and a publisher union administrator. The publisher union is administered by receiving a channel proposal, determining whether the channel proposal is acceptable, forming a channel, and presenting the channel for monetization. User information is gathered by the publisher union by... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070260618 - Recording apparatus, method for recording, reproducing apparatus, method for reproduction, program, and recording medium: Content files and an index file for managing the content files are recorded in a recording medium. The index file includes, for example, a text file FTX, a thumbnail picture file FTH, and a property file FP. The files each have continuous fixed-length slots. The fixed-length slots are each managed... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070260626 - Method for customer-choice-based bundling of product options: A method and system for customer-choice-based bundling of product options collects data from previous orders about customer component choices, computes a pairwise distance between any pair of components that capture how much the probability of a choice pair P(a.b) deviates from the expected probability under the null hypothesis of independence... Agent: Whitham, Curtis, & Christofferson, P.C.
20070260622 - Reducing programming complexity in client applications when interfacing with database servers operating with different programming interfaces: Reducing programming complexity in client applications when interfacing with database servers operating with corresponding programming interfaces. In one embodiment, a client system merely specifies a procedure of interest to be executed on a database server of interest, and a system forms the specific instructions according to the programming interface requirements... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20070260628 - System and method for providing a virtual database environment and generating digital map information: A system and method for providing a virtual map database, referred to herein as the “Virtual Database System” (VDB). The VDB allows integration of map data, often from various sources, in a consistent manner for supply to an end user, while simultaneously ensuring that the entity best able to support... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070260623 - Apparatus, system, and method for read back verification of stored data: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for read back verification of stored data. A file CRC module calculates a first file CRC for a data file. A segmentation module segments the data file into a plurality of data blocks that comprise a copy of the data file. A block... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20070260625 - Grouping and display of logically defined reports: Report views offer a user the ability to specify ancillary data views and also view that data in a scorecard viewing experience. A report view definition may be implemented as a metadata-based mapping of logical reports to physical reports for scorecards and KPIs. Reports are categorized based on their presentation... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070260624 - Incremental update of long-term and short-term user profile scores in a behavioral targeting system: A behavioral targeting system determines user profiles from online activity. The system includes a plurality of models that define parameters for determining a user profile score. Event information, which comprises on-line activity of the user, is received at an entity. To generate a user profile score, a model is selected.... Agent: Stattler-suh PC
20070260627 - Method and apparatus for selective content modification within a content complex: The invention includes a method and apparatus for controlling content provided from a content originator to an end-user. A method includes receiving a content complex comprising a plurality of content originator content components conveying content originator content, identifying each of the content originator content components classified as a replaceable content... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070260629 - Portable management: A method is provided. The method composes management code in a platform independent managed object format. Further, the management code is utilized to manage at least one object. In addition, the management code transforms the management code into a plurality of portable management objects and a plurality of native management... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP
20070260631 - Embedded decision support: Systems and methods for providing automated access to embedded decision support are disclosed. More specifically, the subject innovation provides a method for encoding decision support tools and for using those tools to adaptively provide decision support. Data can be provided to an engine in real-time and, if needed or desired,... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070260630 - Method and system for attribute management in a namespace: A computer-based method and system for managing attributes of objects in a namespace and for allowing multiple views into the namespace. The namespace system allows the objects identified by the names of the namespace to be hierarchically organized. The namespace system allows for attributes of various objects, including directory objects... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20070260632 - Recording and transmitting a network user's network session: Systems and methods of the present invention allow for recording and transmitting a network user's network session. In an example embodiment, an Internet user may, though a client, access a website having a Multimedia File Recorder and a Multimedia File Sender. The Internet user may (by accessing a Control Panel... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20070260633 - Integration of non-componentized libraries in component-based systems: A system and method for integrating legacy code into a component-based system. A component-based system is provided that allows legacy components to locate necessary artifacts, and includes: a context finder that is installed as a context classloader, wherein the context finder analyzes an execution stack to identify a component that... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20070260634 - Apparatus, system, method, and computer program product for synchronizing the presentation of media content: A system, media device, method and computer program product are provided that synchronize the presentation of a secondary media content to the presentation of a primary media content. As the primary media content is presented, one or more feature vectors are extracted from the primary media content. The extracted feature... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070260638 - Commands for the handling of large files: A system for permitting the flexible handling of large amounts of structured data in files on smart cards and similar data storage units. The present invention introduces a new type of command which extracts relevant portions of structured information that is stored in files on smart cards and similar data... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070260636 - Creating and viewing private events in an envents repository: Techniques for accessing an events information repository are provided. An events repository contains event records defining real world events. A programmatic interface is exposed to third-party applications for accessing the event records within the repository. Specifically, the programmatic interface provides a set of routines that perform operations on the repository.... Agent: Hickman Palmero Truong & Becker LLP/ Yahoo! Inc.
20070260635 - Interaction analysis and prioritization of mobile content: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for receiving interaction information relating to a mobile communication facility, weighting content based at least in part on the interaction information, and ordering the content for presentation on a mobile communication facility based at least in part on the weighting.... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20070260639 - Method for the reduction of image content redundancy in large image libraries: A method of increasing information content for content-based image retrieval (CBIR) systems includes the steps of providing a CBIR database, the database having an index for a plurality of stored digital images using a plurality of feature vectors, the feature vectors corresponding to distinct descriptive characteristics of the images. A... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070260637 - System and method for fragmentation of mobile content: A method and apparatus for fragmenting non-linear data for delivery in a dynamic content delivery architecture, the method comprising the steps of: analyzing metadata for the non-linear to determine how to fragment the non-linear data; partitioning the non-linear data in accordance with the metadata analysis creating partitioned segments; and defining... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd
20070260640 - Method for developing enterprise information life cycle management polices and solutions: A method for determining storage requirements includes receiving a plurality of files to be stored, classifying the plurality of files based on business value, classifying the plurality of files based on contractual obligations, classifying the plurality of files based on empirical characteristics, and determining a storage medium based on the... Agent: Ibm Corp. (clg) C/o Cardinal Law Group
20070260641 - Real-time aggregate counting in a distributed system architecture: Real-time aggregate counting of activity parameters includes receiving activity data relating to one or more activities within a distributed system at a server group, deriving one or more activity parameters from the activity data at the server group, counting each activity parameter to create aggregate count data relating to an... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070260643 - Information source agent systems and methods for distributed data storage and management using content signatures: Information source agent systems and methods for distributed content storage and management using content signatures that use file identicality properties are provided. A data management system is provided that includes a content engine for managing the storage of file content, a content signature generator that generates a unique content signature... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070260642 - Virtualizing a set of managers to form a composite manager in an autonomic system: A composite manager may include a set of managers virtualized as a single entity. The composite manager may also include at least one of a module to provide a single manager interface for the set of managers to manage at least one entity, and a module to provide a single... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Ibm
20070260644 - Method for enhancing the operation of a database: Methods, computer readable mediums, and computer program products for a computer system communicating with a plurality of clients, the system including at least a server, wherein the server receives incoming messages of the system, the server being connected to a SQL database for storing incoming messages, the method including: receiving... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070260645 - Methods and infrastructure for performing repetitive data protection and a corresponding restore of data: The present invention provides methods and an infrastructure for performing repetitive data protection and a corresponding restore of data for block oriented data objects comprising several indexed segments. For implementing the invention, timestamps tk are set by a timer k. Only the first data modification of a segment is recorded,... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20070260647 - Framework for content representation and delivery: In a content delivery scheme for target files, one or more recipes for each of the target files are encoded in an index. The index uses a framework that is able to represent content delivery schemes involving static containers, dynamic containers, self-contained containers, containers that are not self-contained, containers with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070260646 - Method, system and computer program product for creating software for processing an insurance claim: A method, system and computer program product are provided for creating software that can be used when processing insurance claims. In particular, the software generated is capable of recognizing and flagging certain situations or sets of conditions when they arise in an insurance claim that is being processed. These situations... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070260648 - Permission-based document server: Detailed herein is a technology which, among other things, identifies and provides an audience-appropriate version of a document, upon request. In one approach to this technology, a request for the document is received at a document-specific access point associated with that document. This document request is associated with specific file... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070260649 - Determining whether predefined data controlled by a server is replicated to a client machine: A request is received for predefined data from a client machine. It is determined if the client machine is at an acceptable location to receive the predefined data. The requested predefined data is replicated to the client machine if the client machine is at an acceptable location and replication of... Agent: Stevens & Showalter, L.L.P.
20070260650 - Efficient replication of xml data in a relational database management system: Efficiently replicating XML data among databases includes techniques for (a) replicating XML data involved with an insert operation; (b) replicating XML data involved with an update operation; (c) leveraging existing relational replication techniques for XML data stored in shredded form using object-relational constructs; and (d) replicating XQuery Data Model sequences.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20070260651 - Methods and systems for reporting regions of interest in content files: A content file is examined and compared against one or more comparison files. An indication is provided that the content file is similar to the one comparison file that is the best match with the examined content file.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator
20070260653 - Inter-delta dependent containers for content delivery: Information that describes two or more content delivery solutions for a particular set of target files is received in a computing environment. The solutions are associated with a container at least portions of which can be delivered to the computing environment. The container is dynamic and has internal delta dependency.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070260652 - Storage capacity query for upnp av media server cds: A system and method for determining the remaining free storage capacity of a media database in a media server device (MSD), such as one used in a universal plug and play audio-visual (UPnP AV) architecture. The present invention allows a user of a MSD hosting a content directory service (CDS),... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070260655 - Data protection for applications on a mobile electronic device: A method and system for data protection for applications that includes registering applications with a storage cleaning mechanism so that the registered applications can receive notification of impending storage cleaning operations. Upon receiving notification of an impending cleaning operation, the registered applications can release or unreference storage so it can... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400
20070260654 - Garbage collection sensitive load balancing: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to load balancing in an enterprise environment and provide a method, system and computer program product for garbage collection sensitive load balancing. In a first embodiment of the invention, a load balancing method can include selectively avoiding server... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg11/01/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070255679 - Method and system for encrypted communications using multi-valued modulation: A transmitting node produces synchronization data to be inserted into plain text and encrypts the thus generated data into multi-valued data so as to transmit the data. The synchronization data indicates the position of a running key used for encryption. A receiving node decrypts a signal including the synchronization data... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070255694 - Document-drafting system using document components: A document-drafting system, including both desktop system and server-client system, uses one or more database tables which contains plural document-building blocks or document components. Through a user interface, a user can search for a document using plural search methods from the database, retrieve a set of document components as a... Agent: Az Patent Law Firm
20070255695 - Method and apparatus for searching images: A method for searching images applicable to a file database includes receiving an image file including an image section and an image information section, receiving an identification information, forming a tag in the image information section according to the identification information, storing the image file into the file database, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070255691 - Methods and apparatus for creating an instructional program: Methods and apparatus for creating a sales person (or other client-facing personnel) instructional program are disclosed. The methods target a sales (or other client-facing) group with customized instructional content tailored to that group's needs. A pre-assessment test evaluates each individual on each of several different sales-related behaviors. A job task... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20070255692 - Research report search system: The present invention relates to a searching system, and more specifically to a system for obtaining, storing, organizing and locating content in response to a user request. The system interacts with academic and professional research providers to obtain content on a variety of different topics which are stored and made... Agent: Michael I Kroll
20070255696 - System and method for assisting computer users to search for and evaluate products and services, typically in a database: A search tool for an electronic information resource, which is typically a database of products and services, is provided. The search tool can be used to assist a user to search, evaluate and select anything capable of being chosen. The search tool includes a user interface which includes a scale,... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070255703 - Program search apparatus and program search method for same: An object of the present invention is to propose viewer-desired search words in searching for related programs. A view determining unit identifies viewed programs based on a view history including channel information and time information about the viewed programs, and based on program supplement data held in a program information... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070255708 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus that controls reproduction of contents includes: a first storage means for storing contents and attribute data indicating predetermined attributes of the contents so as to correspond to each other; a second storage means for storing association among the attribute data; and a selection means for selecting... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070255710 - Content management method, apparatus, and system: Upon receiving a notification from a device that a content configuration changed, a management apparatus that manages one or more devices searches among contents possessed by the device in question for a content for which first identification information recorded in a second area and in a first area of attendant... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070255711 - Method and system for property-based indexing and/or querying of web service resources: In one aspect of the present disclosure, a method and system for creating and/or updating resource property-based indexes for Web Service Resources among multiple Web Services ServiceGroups is provided. In another aspect, a method and system for querying target WS-Resources with a certain property among multiple WS-ServiceGroups which have been... Agent: Patent Ingenuity, PC
20070255723 - Efficient distribution of a malware countermeasure: Embodiments include a system, an apparatus, a device, computer-program product, and a method. An embodiment provides a network device. The network device includes an information store operable to save a countermeasure useable in at least substantially reducing a harm caused by a malware (hereafter the “malware countermeasure”). The network device... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20070255724 - Generating and distributing a malware countermeasure: Embodiments include a system, an apparatus, a device, computer-program product, and a method. An embodiment provides a network device. The network device includes a countermeasure engine operable to generate a countermeasure useable in at least substantially reducing a harm caused by a malware (hereafter “malware countermeasure”). The network device also... Agent: Searete LLC
20070255725 - Method and apparatus for organizing and presenting building system information: A method and apparatus for depicting information related to a building or other structure are provided. Information related to aspects of the building is obtained and organized according to the area of the building to which the information pertains. The information may include photographs or video of building systems taken... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20070255718 - Method and system for generating and employing a dynamic web services interface model: A system and method are provided to generate a dynamic web services interface model. In one embodiment, description content of a Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) file is identified. A first metadata and a second metadata are extracted from the description content. A dynamic web services interface model is created... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255675 - Auto-updating, web-accessible database to facilitate networking and resource management: A database of information that facilitates networking and resource management. The database includes initial profiles corresponding to entities within a community, company or school, extracted from data sources. The initial profiles are then enhanced by each entity to include their own data. Enhanced profiles are periodically updated from the data... Agent: Timothy D. Casey
20070255677 - Method and apparatus for browsing search results via a virtual file system: Users can browse a repository of search results obtained from a search engine by mounting a virtual file system, for example, on a network server over a network. The virtual file system contains a hierarchy of categories and is associated with a document repository. Consequently, although documents could be located... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20070255678 - Method and system for protecting the integrity of dependent multi-tiered transactions: A computer-implementable method for protecting the integrity of dependent multi-tiered transactions is disclosed. The method includes a first application calling a transaction coordinator for the multi-tiered transaction, requesting initialization of a universal transaction context and the transaction coordinator starting a universal transaction composed of at least two component transactions by... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070255676 - Methods and apparatus for performing tree-based processing using multi-level memory storage: Improved techniques for performing tree-based processing associated with a network processor or other type of processor are disclosed. By way of example, a method of performing a traversal of a tree structure includes the following steps. A first portion of data of a tree structure to be traversed is stored... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070255674 - Methods and systems for enabling the collaborative management of information based upon user interest: A centrally managed system (100) is provided which enables the collaborative management by users (108) of information. Through the establishment of metadata schema (300) and the collection and persistent storage of metadata (500, 1900), the system provides users (100) with richly enabled features for managing information and performing collaborative activities.... Agent: Jlb Consulting, Inc. C/o Intellevate
20070255681 - Automated determination of relevant slice in multidimensional data sources: Data from sources without a current time designator is consumed in scorecard applications by automatically detecting an appropriate time slice based on a last non-empty member in a given level of dimension. Lag values are assigned depending on a level of time dimension members and the last non-empty member. Once... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070255683 - Efficient database lookup operations: A system, apparatus, method, and computer-readable media are provided for efficient database lookup operations. According to method, procedural checks for generating a response to a database query are converted into a set of database operations. The database operations are performed the first time a query of the database is received... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070255682 - Fault tolerant facility for the aggregation of data from multiple processing units: A fault tolerant capability for the reliable collection and aggregation of disparate data from multiple processing units. Data of a processing unit is collected and locally aggregated at that processing unit. The locally aggregated data is stored in a local database, and periodically forwarded to a central manager. In response... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20070255680 - Logical dispensability indicator: A method of searching a database utilizing a dispensability indicator includes entering a logical expression into a search engine, indicating the dispensability of a portion of the logical expression to define a primary search strategy and a secondary search strategy, and returning search results that include records satisfying the primary... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20070255685 - Method and system for modelling data: A method and system for modelling data that provides a constrained design space in which data is modelled is described. In particular, the invention provides for a method and system for modelling data wherein any real world entity is defined as an object of some particular type within an object... Agent: John Bruckner, P.C.
20070255684 - System and method using flat clustering for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets: An improved system and method for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets is provided. A snapshot cost may be determined for representing the data set for a particular clustering method used and may determine the cost of clustering the data set independently of a series of clusterings of the data... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20070255687 - Research report search system: The present invention relates to a searching system, and more specifically to a system for obtaining, storing, organizing and locating content in response to a user request. The system interacts with academic and professional research providers to obtain content on a variety of different topics which are stored and made... Agent: Michael I Kroll
20070255688 - Retrieval of computer service type metadata: A method and apparatus for retrieval of computer service type metadata. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a request from a consumer for a computer service, the computer service including a type, with the type having a set of allowed values. The method further includes configuring a first connection... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255698 - Secure and granular index for information retrieval: A method and apparatus for a secure and granular index for information is described herein. According to one embodiment of the invention a computer-implemented method is described including evaluating a user query against a set of documents having sub-document level security control, determining a security access for said user, and... Agent: Daniel M. Devos Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20070255697 - System and method for enhancing source content: A source content enhancement system is described. The source content enhancement system includes a knowledge engine and a knowledge store operatively connected to the knowledge interface engine. The knowledge engine includes a unit for formulating at least one query relating to at least one term, the unit being selected from... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky
20070255690 - System and method for forecasting the performance of advertisements: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for generating a forecast of the performance of one or more advertisements associated with a given bidded search term. The method of the present invention comprises retrieving advertising metric data for one or more advertisements associated with a bidded search term.... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070255689 - System and method for indexing web content using click-through features: The system and method of the present invention allows for the determination of the relevance of a content item to a query through the use of a machine learned relevance function that incorporates click-through features of the content items. A method for selecting a relevance function to determine a relevance... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070255686 - System and method for topical document searching: Systems and methods are providing for searching for documents within topically-defined clusters. A search space is defined, starting with one or more source documents, by examining references from one documents to another and following the networks of references to some level of indirection. Depending on the embodiment, references may be... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070255693 - User interface method and system for incrementally searching and selecting content items and for presenting advertising in response to search activities: A user-interface method of incrementally identifying and presenting a collection of content items and a collection of advertisements in which the identification is at least in part based on input incrementally entered by a user on an input-constrained device is presented. The method includes providing a set of content items... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070255699 - Bypass of the namespace hierarchy to open files: A file namespace hierarchy bypass and method to access files are provided. The bypass can be employed, for example, as a computer-readable medium with instructions for generating a unique identifier associated with a file and instructions for accessing the file based on the unique identifier and a specified search space.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070255700 - Computer system: In a computer system that includes a memory, a peripheral device to which an address overlapping with a part of an address space assigned to the memory is assigned, a CPU for sending a signal responding an address of an access destination to a bus when the CPU accesses either... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20070255702 - Search engine: A preferred embodiment comprises the use of search rankings referring to a data object according to different sets of key words. So a search result according to a first set of key words might have a first ranking in a search result. The same data object including such as web... Agent: Gregory Michael Orme
20070255701 - System and method for analyzing internet content and correlating to events: A computer system and method for allowing a user to request quantitative, qualitative, and predictive analysis of a growing information set over time is provided. The user accesses the engine over a computer network, such as the Internet, from a client computer. Examples of client computers used to access the... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP
20070255706 - Information retrieval apparatus: An information retrieval apparatus includes a display which displays document information, an input unit which adds additional information to the document information displayed the display, a first storage which stores mark symbol information specifying a particular symbol used for marking, a detector which detects an input from the input unit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070255704 - Method and system of de-identification of a record: A method and system of de-identification of a record (100) are provided. The method includes creating a vector of identification field values (201) of a record (100), searching unstructured data (205) of the record (100) for each identification field value of the vector (201), and de-identifying the identification field values... Agent: Stephen C. Kaufman IBM Corporation
20070255705 - Method of evaluating document conformance: A method for evaluating documents is disclosed. The method includes compiling a database with at least one record indicative of at least one document that does not conform to at least one first criteria. The at least one record includes a first identifier. The method also includes compiling the database... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070255707 - System and method to work with multiple pair-wise related entities: The invention uses pair-wise relations such as dissimilarity, similarity or correlation to identify related items by translating the relations into a set of points in a geometric space, where each point in the set of points represents an item, and where the distance between any two points directly corresponds to... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLPIPGroup, Columbia Square
20070255709 - Managing database snapshot storage: The present invention extends to methods, systems, computer program products, and data structures for managing database snapshot storage. Spatial properties database transactions are used to manage database snapshot storage allocation and reclamation. When a read transaction and subsequent write transactions refer to disjoint portions of a database, the read transaction... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20070255713 - Checkpoint flow processing system for on-demand integration of distributed applications: In one embodiment, an application integration system collects business application information and generates and stores certain business flow and state information for the application, its involved users and shared business content within the system. This automation process defines the collaboration models between the content, process and users involved in the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070255712 - Methods and systems for enabling the collaborative management of information using controlled access electronic workspace: A centrally managed system (100) is provided which enables the collaborative management by users (108) of information. Through the establishment of metadata schema (300) and the collection and persistent storage of metadata (500, 1900), the system provides users (100) with richly enabled features for managing information and performing collaborative activities.... Agent: Jlb Consulting, Inc. C/o Intellevate
20070255714 - Xml document permission control with delegation and multiple user identifications: A system and method for authorizing multiple User IDs to access the same XML document without manually granting access rights to multiple User IDs. According to the present invention, when a new XML document is created, a network entity automatically performs a search to the user information register and retrieves... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070255715 - Collaborative hub system for accessing and managing shared business content: In one embodiment, an application integration system collects business application information and generates and stores certain business flow and state information for the application, its involved users and shared business content within the system. This automation process defines the collaboration models between the content, process and users involved in the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070255722 - Data-driven page layout: Data driven page layout is disclosed. In some embodiments, an instance of a display page is created based at least in part on a display page structure derived from a previously-created display page at least in part by extracting from the previously-created display page one or more structural objects of... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.
20070255726 - Interactive, menu-driven interface to database: An interactive, menu-driven interface to a cellular site information database is disclosed. The user may enter a form name such as channel, cell, trkgrp, trkmem, etc. into a form selection screen. The user may enter the operation desired to be performed on the form such as review, delete, insert, update,... Agent: Attn: Alton Hornsby Iii Merchant & Gould
20070255717 - Method and system for generating and employing a dynamic web services invocation model: A system and method are provided to generate a dynamic web services invocation model. In one embodiment, a first metadata and a second metadata are extracted from description content of a Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) file. The first metadata and the second metadata are inspected. A web service is... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255719 - Method and system for generating and employing a generic object access model: A system and method are provided to generate a generic object access model. In one embodiment, web services data types are detected. The web services data types are determined as simple types or complex types. Generic objects are generated to find first Java types for the complex types.... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255720 - Method and system for generating and employing a web services client extensions model: A system and method are provided to generate an enhanced configuration model. In one embodiment, application programming interfaces (APIs) are identified. The APIs relate to web services and/or web services clients. Access to the APIs is provides via a configuration model.... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255721 - System and method for constructing a social network from multiple disparate, heterogeneous data sources: A system and method (and method of deploying computing infrastructure) of constructing a social network, which includes constructing the social network from a plurality of disparate, heterogeneous data sources, in which at least one of the data sources includes a user generated data source. A plurality of nodes and linkages... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070255716 - Timer service computer program components: A method and apparatus for a timer service for program components. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a request for a timer for a program component. The method further includes establishing the timer for the program component, where the program component timer is implemented as a shared session. A... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255728 - Apparatus and process for distributed autonomous managing of documents and electronic means: According to the preferred embodiments of the present invention, an apparatus and method for distributed storing and retrieving of paper documents and their electronic means is disclosed. In this context, storing of documents refers to the efficient management of storage and document retrieval based not only on image but also... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070255729 - Creation of optimized terrain databases: Systems and methods for generating an optimized terrain database identify several regions, including test regions that are established from the identified regions. A first set of terrain data is received for a first test region. The first set of terrain data is compared to a second set of terrain data... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20070255730 - Data requirements methodology: A method is provided including storing a first set of characteristics for each of a first set of one or more defined objects in a computer memory, storing a second set of characteristics for each of one or more data item classes in a computer memory, and storing a third... Agent: Walter J, Tencza Jr.
20070255734 - Image reading system: A system obtains image data from reading a document by means of a scanning function; creates positional information indicating an area of a particular article included in the image data; creates meta data including bibliographic information of the article, information identifying the article and the positional information; stores the thus-created... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070255727 - Information process apparatus and method, program record medium, and program: To smoothly reproduce data. A clip generation section 104 generates a clip information file that describes attribute information of each piece of essence data that are necessary to reproduce each piece of essence data generated by a data generation section 103 according to parameter information supplied from an information obtainment... Agent: William S. Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070255732 - Method and apparatus for implementing a semantic environment including multi-search term storage and retrieval of data and content: A method for finding the data on whatever system it is stored. The method stores descriptions of each piece of data in a manner. Users, for example, use more that one term to describe the data. Data retrieval is then facilitated such that the user can find stored data by... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP
20070255733 - Method and system for performing simplified troubleshooting procedures to isolate connectivity problems: A method and apparatus for implementing troubleshooting of a network connectivity problem between a client computer coupled to a local switch and an end point on the network utilizes a client-Proxy module instantiated on the local switch. The module automatically runs a series of tests utilizing the IP and MAC... Agent: Law Office Of Charles E. Krueger
20070255731 - System and method for locating, categorizing, storing, and retrieving information: A system and methods for locating, categorizing, storing, and retrieving information. The system comprises a computer having a display; a keeper data structure; and software executable within the computer adapted to allow a user to associate a predetermined computer data file with a keeper selectively visible on the display. Keepers... Agent: Duane Morris LLP
20070255735 - User-context-based search engine: A data extraction tool is provided for cataloging information in an information source for searching by a user. The tool mines information from the information source and organizes the information, or the locations of that information, within a database. A user may then query the tool for a desired type... Agent: Pate Pierce & Baird
20070255740 - Persistent announcement channel for personal internet communicator: A system, method and business method to provide a persistent announcement channel for the verified conveyance of predetermined digital content over a communications network, such as the Internet. Predetermined digital content is retrieved from a plurality of digital content providers. Once retrieved, the digital content is conveyed to a secure... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile. LLP
20070255738 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for performing data structure updates in a multi-processor system: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for updating a data structure are provided. A first version of a data structure is registered to receive updates made to a second version of the data structure. The first version of the data structure is associated with a first application and the second... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070255741 - Apparatus and method for merging metadata within a repository: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to create a database structure that contains groups of linked data tables to store different types of metadata selected from Business Metadata, Structural Metadata and Operational Metadata. At least two different types of metadata are received. The database structure is populated with... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20070255739 - Method and apparatus for attaching metadata: A method for attaching metadata includes steps of specifying at least two positions in head portions of bars of music data of music, and segmenting into segments a duration extending between the specified two positions and attaching time-series metadata to the segments.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070255737 - System and method for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets: An improved system and method for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets is provided. A snapshot cost may be determined for representing the data set for a particular clustering method used and may determine the cost of clustering the data set independently of a series of clusterings of the data... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20070255736 - System and method using hierachical clustering for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets: An improved system and method for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets is provided. A snapshot cost may be determined for representing the data set for a particular clustering method used and may determine the cost of clustering the data set independently of a series of clusterings of the data... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20070255747 - System, method and medium browsing media content using meta data: A system, method and medium for browsing media content using meta data, in which media content stored in the system is efficiently browsed using meta data of media content currently in use and media content related meta data. The system includes a media reproducing unit to reproduce media content having... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070255742 - Category topics: A category topic includes a data incarnation and a sensory representation. The appearance of the sensory representation is adjusted upon changes to the content of the data incarnation. In a described implementation, a title of the category topic is used to create the sensory representation as displayed on a user... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070255743 - Document access management system: In accordance with one embodiment, apparatus are provided including a document access arbiter, a guest access control mechanism, and a guest setup interface. The document access arbiter securely controls user access to a secured document repository. The guest access control mechanism provides, to guest users, selective access to respective select... Agent: Miele Law Group PC
20070255745 - Dynamic data navigation: The disclosure provides a method and system for dynamic data navigation. The method may include receiving a data set request, dynamically identifying metadata for items in the data set, creating groupings of items in the data set based on the identified metadata, and displaying the groupings. The system may include... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070255746 - Method for processing associated software data: A method of producing, from a first conventional data table (T1) including first fields and first statistical units, a second complex data table (T2) including a plurality of classifying fields and at least one non-classifying field and second fields and second statistical units, each of the second statistical units being... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070255748 - Method of structuring and compressing labeled trees of arbitrary degree and shape: A method of structuring and compressing labeled trees of arbitrary degree and shape for optimal succinctness, the method including a transform for compressing and indexing tree shaped data, using path sorting and grouping to linearize labeled tree shaped data into two coordinated arrays, one capturing the structure of the tree... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070255744 - Significant change search alerts: An alert search mechanism is used with search engines such as a crawler to search for desired documents and/or resources. Particular documents are found by using search queries. The search mechanism track values of a set of relevant properties in queries. Whenever a document is searched for by the system,... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070255751 - Method to transform meta object facility specifications into relational data definition language structures and java classes: A computerized method, program product, and a service that resolves the business problem by enabling an automated and simplified process to generate DDL and JAVA classes directly from a MOF definition. The method, program product, and service creates useful computing artifacts from a set of abstract and generic specifications described... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.c
20070255749 - Selective extractions of data from large transient data sets: A method for extracting, displaying and archiving transient test data is performed by cooperative software applications running on one or more computers, such as a client computer and a server computer. The client sends the server an information request regarding a portion of the transient data. Based on the information... Agent: Luedeka, Neely & Graham, P.C.
20070255750 - System to disclose the internal structure of persistent database objects: A system may provide generation of a file to declare one or more persistent classes, the file formatted according to a markup language syntax, and generation, based on the file, of code of an object-oriented language to declare the one or more persistent classes and to describe a structure of... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20070255756 - Analysis assisting method, analyzer, remote computer, data analyzing method, program, and reagent container: In an analysis system having an analysis apparatus using a reagent container having a memory to store reagent information concerning the reagent in the reagent container and a remote computer, the following steps are executed: reading out the reagent information from the memory of the reagent container; judging, based on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070255753 - Method, system, and computer program product for providing user-dependent reputation services: A method, system, and computer program product for providing user-dependent reputation services is provided. The method includes receiving a rating for a content submission from a viewer of the content submission. The rating specifies a value attributed to the content submission. The method also includes assigning a viewer identifier to... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Austin
20070255757 - Methods, systems and software for identifying and managing database work: Various embodiments of the invention provide solutions to allow more sophisticated management of the relationship between a database and its clients (which can be, inter alia, end users, business applications, etc.). Merely by way of example, some embodiments can facilitate the management of work requests in a database, as well... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20070255754 - Recording, generation, storage and visual presentation of user activity metadata for web page documents: Activity metadata associated with a user's interaction with online content is collected and associated with the online content. The activity metadata is stored, and the online content is located based on at least some of the activity metadata.... Agent: Brake Hughes PLC C/o Intellevate
20070255752 - Smart random media object playback: An electronic equipment is provided that includes a playlist with a plurality of media objects, each associated with a ranking from a hierarchy of rankings, ranging from a highest ranking to a lowest ranking. The electronic equipment includes a media player section configured to play the plurality of media objects.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070255755 - Video search engine using joint categorization of video clips and queries based on multiple modalities: A method comprises generating a first classification model, e.g., metadata-based, for determining whether a video belongs to a category; generating a second classification model, e.g., content-based, for determining whether the video belongs to a category, the first classification model and second classification model being based on different modalities; and generating... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070255760 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: A folder relationship holding unit (305) manages the relationship only between parents and children of files and/or folders arranged in a hierarchical structure. An operation target of the files and/or folders managed by the folder relationship holding unit (305) is operated in a locked state. To reflect the operation result... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070255759 - Method and data processing system for managing storage systems: The invention relates to a method and data processing system of managing a storage system, wherein the storage system comprises a first storage space and a second storage space, wherein the first storage space comprises a plurality of files, wherein for each file of said plurality of files at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20070255758 - System and method for sampling based elimination of duplicate data: A technique for eliminating duplicate data is provided. Upon receipt of a new data set, one or more anchor points are identified within the data set. A bit-by-bit data comparison is then performed of the region surrounding the anchor point in the received data set with the region surrounding an... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070255763 - Database replication method and system: A database replication method comprises storing a database snapshot to determine changes applied to at least one first database system component; generating a sequence of change records using the database snapshot, and rearranging the sequence of change records to reflect referential dependencies, and a database computer system, data processing program,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20070255762 - System and method for synchronization of configuration values between a data base and its input utility: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for synchronizing configuration values between a database and a remote input utility by configuring the database for remote input and loading the configuration values to a control file at the server, and copying the configuration values to a control file at... Agent: Shelley M. Beckstrand Patent Attorney
20070255761 - Tools to facilitate document information access: Apparatus are provided including an information repository and an expiration mechanism. The information repository holds current document state information, and the expiration mechanism expires state information for certain documents in accordance with an expiration scheme.... Agent: Miele Law Group PC
20070255764 - Methods and apparatus for performing in-service upgrade of software in network processor: Improved techniques are disclosed for performing an in-service upgrade of software associated with a network or packet processor. By way of example, a method of performing an in-service upgrade of code, storable in a memory associated with a packet processor and executable on the packet processor, from a first code... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070255765 - Systems and methods for file maintenance: Systems and methods are disclosed that collect information for entries in a list. Multiple versions of the entries are maintained in a version object base. The elements are determined to be removable based on whether the elements are private versions or master versions.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070255767 - Image forming apparatus and information processing apparatus: An object of this invention is to return a file changed on an arbitrary application to the state before change and improve the convenience of a user in the restoring operation. This invention provides an information processing apparatus capable of executing an application, which includes a display image log recording... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20070255768 - System and method for creating an object-level snapshot in a storage system: A system and method for object-level snapshot creation in an object-based storage system. The host device includes a first object management table (OMT) and a file system. The object-based storage system is connected to the host device and includes a controller and object-based storage devices (OSD). The controller includes a... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070255766 - System, a method and a device for updating a data set through a communication network: A system for updating a data set through a geographical communication network. The data set is stored in a recovery storage unit located in a recovery data centre and has to be updated with data blocks generated by a processing system located in a primary data centre. The recovery data... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070255771 - Method and system for renewing an index: An index renewing system includes an temporary accumulation area (112) for storing registration target data and an identifier for the data, and an index storage area (110) for storing an index, wherein an operation unit (102) of the index renewing system stores received registration target data and the identifier for... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070255770 - Data managed storage system for regulatory compliance: A system and method for automatically managing the storage of data in a storage service provider's (SSP's) storage system in compliance with regulatory requirements receives a request from a user for storing the user's data at the SSP. The SSP provides an interface which gathers information from the user and... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070255769 - System of hierarchical policy definition, dissemination, and evaluation: A system for defining, disseminating, and evaluating policies in a policy-based decision system includes a unit for defining a hierarchy of policy groups, a unit for associating a group of orthogonal parameters with at least one policy group, a unit for defining at least one policy for one or more... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070255774 - Method and system for detecting memory leaks and copying garbage collection files: A system and method are provided to inspect memory leaks and copy garbage collection files. In one embodiment, an original garbage collection file is selected from a plurality of garbage collection files at a file system. The original garbage collection file is periodically copied into a duplicate garbage collection file.... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255775 - Method and system for inspecting memory leaks: A system and method are provided to inspect memory leaks. In one embodiment, a garbage collector at a virtual machine is requested to provide a garbage collection file at a predetermined time. The garbage collection file is provided at the predetermined time.... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255773 - Method and system for inspecting memory leaks and analyzing contents of garbage collection files: A system and method is provided to inspect memory leaks and analyze contents of garbage collection files. In one embodiment, a garbage collection file is selected from a plurality of garbage collection files at a file system. The garbage collection file includes histograms. Each histogram is compared with other histograms... Agent: Sap/blakely
20070255772 - Method for fast deletion of physically clustered data: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for deleting rows in a multidimensional clustering database. A multidimensional clustering processor receives a request to delete a set of multidimensionally clustered data. The multidimensional clustering processor determines whether all multidimensionally clustered data is located in a block. Responsive to... Agent: Duke W. YeePrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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