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20090138426 - Communication terminal device, access controlling method, and smart card: Telephone directory information retained by a user identity module (UIM) is accessed in an efficient manner. A representative telephone directory DS is defined in a UIM. When registration information of a registered record X is read out, a search request is issued from a cellular phone to search Record Number... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090138427 - Method and apparatus for storing data on application-level activity and other user information to enable real-time multi-dimensional reporting about user of a mobile data network: A method and apparatus for storing data on application-level activity and other user information to enable real-time multi-dimensional reporting about a user of a mobile data network. A data manager receives information about application-level activity from a mobile data network and stores the information to provide dynamic real-time reporting on... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090138432 - Clinician-driven example-based computer-aided diagnosis: Optimizing example-based computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) is accomplished by clustering volumes-of-interest (VOIs) (116) in a database (120) into respective clusters according to subjective assessment of similarity (S220). An optimal set of volume-of-interest (VOI) features is then selected for fetching examples such that objective assessment of similarity, based on the selected features,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090138433 - Data aggregation systems and methods: Data aggregation systems and methods capable of processing data related to a plurality of subscribers. In an exemplary embodiment, thee data aggregation system includes a receipt system, a sever assembly, a user interface, and a data analysis system. The receipt system can enable the data aggregation system to receive data,... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP Bank Of America Plaza
20090138428 - Dimensionality reduction: A solution is provided wherein the apparent dimensionality of a data set is reduced by ranking combinations of dimensions and parts of dimensions in terms of their suitability for mapping to the axes of a grid display. A user may then be presented with dense lower dimensional views of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090138430 - Method for assembly of personalized enterprise information integrators over conjunctive queries: A plurality of sources are registered. A plurality of schemas are constructed, based on the plurality of sources. A desired output is obtained as a conjunctive query. A list of potential connections between at least selected ones of the sources is provided. A plurality of join plans are developed, based... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090138434 - Method, system, and computer program product for managing data associated with a document stored in an electronic form: A method, system, and computer program product for managing data associated with a document stored in an electronic form. The document can be a part of a file. Computer processed algorithms, user-operated computer graphics tools, or both can be used to derive data from or assign data to the document... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.
20090138429 - Sructure based storage, query, update and transfer of tree-based documents: A method for storing data, comprises representing the data as a tree structure, calculating a structure ID for the tree structure, the structure ID being a representation of the tree structure and independent of node names and node values of the tree structure, and storing a mapping of the structure... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090138431 - System and computer program product for assembly of personalized enterprise information integrators over conjunctive queries: A plurality of sources are registered. A plurality of schemas are constructed, based on the plurality of sources. A desired output is obtained as a conjunctive query. A list of potential connections between at least selected ones of the sources is provided. A plurality of join plans are developed, based... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090138441 - Additional content information: A method for identifying additional content information to a content consumer, is disclosed. The additional content information relates to a content item selected for consumption by the content consumer. The method comprises: receiving data published by a content provider (203,205), wherein said data describes content information (207) available from said... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20090138437 - Converting sparql queries to sql queries: RDF store database designs and efficient techniques for converting SPARQL queries to SQL queries are described that provide faster triplet access, and which can reduce the computational overhead and cost associated with storing large volumes of RDF metadata. In various embodiments RDF data can be stored in de-normalized tables tailored... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090138452 - Disabling query conditions in an abstract query environment: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for temporarily disabling conditions in abstract queries. In one embodiment, a query interface is configured to present an abstract query, and to allow a user to select conditions of the abstract query to be temporarily disabled. By executing an abstract query having disabled conditions,... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090138449 - Dynamically updating a websheet configuration: A system and computer program product for updating a configuration of a websheet. A client receives a web page including the websheet from a server. The websheet includes data values stored in a relational database table. The table includes a first set of data values displayed in cells of the... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090138445 - Generating geographical keywords for geotargeting search engine-offered advertisements: A computer-based method for use in geotargeting online ads to users of search engines by allowing comparison of user's search terms with a set of geo-keywords. The method includes providing a geographic keyword generator on a server that is linked to the Internet. The method includes providing a spatial database... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20090138447 - Method and apparatus for real-time collection of information about application level activity and other user information on a mobile data network: Method and apparatus for real-time collection of information about application level activity and other user information on a mobile data network. A collector device communicates with a router in a mobile data network so that the collector can obtain substantially all of the data coming from the router in real-time... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090138446 - Method and apparatus for real-time multi-dimensional reporting and analyzing of data on application level activity and other user information on a mobile data network: A method and apparatus for real-time, multi-dimensional reporting and analyzing of data on application level activity and other user information on a mobile data network. A report manager communicates with a data manager to develop and test real-time reports about aggregate and user-level network usage. The data manager provides a... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090138440 - Method and apparatus for traversing a deterministic finite automata (dfa) graph compression: An apparatus, and corresponding method, for traversing a compressed graph used in performing a search for a match of at least one expression in an input stream is presented. The compressed graph includes a number of interconnected nodes connected solely by valid arcs. A valid arc of a current node... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090138450 - Method and system for employment placement: A method and system for providing an employment placement service that provides incentives to encourage use of the employment placement service by both employers and job applicants. In a representative embodiment, the invention broadcasts job openings, presents detailed information about the employers advertising the openings, provides means for employers and... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
20090138443 - Method and system for searching for a knowledge owner in a network community: A method for searching for a knowledge owner in a network community is executed in conjunction with a network platform database of a network platform, and includes the following steps: (A) extracting at least one keyword from a question submitted by an asker X; (B) using the at least one... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090138444 - Method of searching metadata servers: The present invention relates to a method of searching a metadata server that searches ubiquitous sensor network (USN) metadata servers in a distributed environment. The present invention stores location information on the metadata servers by using a location-server cluster and searches a location of a metadata server in which a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090138436 - Model augmentation in a model-driven application development environment: Augmenting a model in a model-driven application development architecture, including defining a task to be performed on at least one model item of a principal model, where the principal model is configured to facilitate the automatic generation of at least one resource for use by a computer-executable application, identifying at... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090138451 - On-line organization of data sets: To efficiently retain data online, an instance of a data set may be generated. The instance may have a set of data fields with corresponding data values. The instance also may be searchable in response to a data selection request. Another instance may be generated, which also may have a... Agent: Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
20090138448 - Processing database queries by returning results of a first query to subsequent queries: Multiple database queries are satisfied with the same data in a manner that assures the data is current and without having to interrogate the database for each query. In a first embodiment, all queries that are received during the processing of a first query after interrogation of the database has... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20090138442 - System and method for generating 'snapshot's of learning objects: A system for generating a ‘snapshot’ of a learning object is provided. An interface receives a target object and a user identification number. The target object corresponds to a category, comprising a plurality of sentences and multimedia data, wherein the sentences comprise at least one keyword. A learning object database... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090138438 - System and method for implementing browser milestone navigation in a data processing system: A system and method for implementing browser milestone navigation in a data processing system. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a browser queries a search engine with at least one search term. In response to the query, the browser retrieves at least one web page that includes a... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090138439 - Systems and methods for location based internet search: A method of conducting a search on a mobile device, the mobile device capable of communicating with a content server. The method includes the steps of: initiating a search query using a browser on the mobile device, the search query having a search string; automatically obtaining location information of the... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090138435 - Techniques for searching and presenting search results: Techniques for searching and presenting search results to a user are provided. A search is decomposed into sub search combinations. Logical operator ordering is maintained within each sub search combination and each sub search combination is processed to acquire a waterfall count for the resulting answer set associated with processing... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090138456 - Disabling subsets of query conditions in an abstract query environment: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for temporarily disabling conditions in abstract queries. In one embodiment, a query interface is configured to present an abstract query, and to allow a user to select conditions of the abstract query to be temporarily disabled. By executing an abstract query having disabled conditions,... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090138455 - Module for building database queries: A module for building a database query has a client-side module part and a server-side module part, creating an abstract query object given user-defined query criteria. The user-defined query criteria has alias names for elements of data tables in the database. An abstract query object is sent to a parse... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090138454 - Semi-automatic example-based induction of semantic translation rules to support natural language search: Technologies are described herein for generating a semantic translation rule to support natural language search. In one method, a first expression and a second expression are received. A first representation is generated based on the first expression, and a second representation is generated based on the second expression. Aligned pairs... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090138453 - System and method for searching large amount of data at high speed for digital forensic system: Disclosed is a system and method for searching a large amount of data for a digital forensic system. A method of searching a large amount of data at high speed for a digital forensic method includes: allowing an image storage module to receive a disk image to be searched; allowing... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090138468 - 3d model retrieval method and system: The present invention provides a 3D model retrieval system designed to extract feature vectors of 3D models to retrieve a similar model. Image feature vectors are extracted by subjecting target 3D models to rendering from various directions by using a random rotation generator and a 2D image generator. Then, the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090138458 - Application of weights to online search request: A machine-implemented search method comprises inputting a search query from a user, and before the query is executed, inputting from the user a weighting factor that has a specified relationship to the query. The method further includes initiating a search by causing the query to be applied according to the... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090138467 - Data reduction for optimizing and testing: A reasonably-sized testing database instance can be efficiently replicated and maintained for a very large production database while retaining the characteristics and cross-sectional data. The performance characteristics are maintained in order to provide for proper testing of the production database for various application programs. Statistics on the type of data... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090138457 - Grouping and weighting media categories with time periods: A method and system for scoring media items are provided. In general, a number of media categories are defined. Each of the media categories is defined by at least one criterion such as at least one genre, at least one artist, or the like, or any combination thereof. For each... Agent: Withrow & Terranova Ct
20090138461 - Method for discovering design documents: Techniques for obtaining a lineage of a schema in one or more documents are provided. The techniques include using a schema to find a document that is most relevant to the schema, obtaining one or more relevant portions of the most relevant document that is related to the schema, constructing... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090138464 - Method for removing network effects from search engine results: A method and apparatus for ranking results from a search engine query is described. In one embodiment, the search engine provides results from a search query. The results contain a list of web pages where each web page has one or more inbound links. The search engine computes the growth... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090138463 - Optimization of ranking measures as a structured output problem: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for generating relevance functions for ranking documents obtained in searches are provided. One or more features to be used as predictor variables in the construction of a relevance function are determined. The relevance function is parameterized by one or more coefficients. An ideal query error is... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20090138462 - System and computer program product for discovering design documents: Techniques for obtaining a lineage of a schema in one or more documents are provided. The techniques include using a schema to find a document that is most relevant to the schema, obtaining one or more relevant portions of the most relevant document that is related to the schema, constructing... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090138466 - System and method for search: A method for associating graphical information and text information includes providing the graphical information, the graphical information comprising at least one identifier in the graphical information for identifying at least one portion of the graphical information. The method further includes providing the text information and associating the portion with the... Agent: Daniel J. Henry
20090138460 - System and method of determining relationship information: Systems and methods of determining relationship information are provided. A system may include processing logic and memory accessible to the processing logic. The memory may include instructions executable by the processing logic to access communication data associated with at least one first party. The memory may also include instructions executable... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20090138459 - System and method of searching for video content: A method of searching video content includes searching the video content according to criteria defined by a user, and sending a notice to an electronic calendar with at least one entry that meets the criteria. A graphical user interface performing the method is also disclosed.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090138465 - Technical document attribute association analysis supporting apparatus: Data on a group of technical documents having an attribute X and an attribute Y is acquired and a score corresponding to the data on the technical documents belonging to the combination of the attribute X and attribute Y is calculated. The attribute X is placed on the horizontal axis... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090138471 - Method and apparatus for identifying data content: A method for identifying data content comprises: establishing a character base which stores characters corresponding to various service applications and protocols; performing matching between contents of currently received data and the characters in the character base, and obtaining characters contained in the currently received data; identifying at least one of... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090138469 - Method of pattern searching: Structural join mechanisms provide efficient query pattern matching. In one embodiment, tree-merge mechanisms are provided. In another embodiment, stack-tree mechanisms are provided.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090138470 - Method of pattern searching: Structural join mechanisms provide efficient query pattern matching. In one embodiment, tree-merge mechanisms are provided. In another embodiment, stack-tree mechanisms are provided.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090138473 - Apparatus and method for retrieving structured documents: An apparatus for retrieving structured documents includes a first categorizing unit configured to categorize components into a first component of typical descriptions and a second component of atypical descriptions, based on statistics information for the components, a second categorizing unit configured to categorize the terms into a first term whose... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20090138474 - Method and apparatus for resorting a sequence of sorted strings: A method and apparatus for resorting a sequence of sorted strings, wherein the sequence of sorted strings is obtained by sorting a plurality of strings based on a first character collation standard and the resorting is based on a second character collation standard. A method in accordance with an embodiment... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090138472 - Method of supplying information articles at a website and a system for supplying such articles: System (1) provides information articles specifically targeted to particular subject matters. A datastream (2) of information, typically discrete articles is output from the internet (3) and processed in a filter operation (4) to select only those items which are relevant to a particular subject area. The resultant articles are published... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090138475 - Method for creating a web-based contact book which includes multi-sourced contact-generated content (from social networks) in a custom and private stand-alone contact book with information selectively pulled from multiple outside sources, including multip: The growth of the World Wide Web has yielded many new and diverse sources of contact information. These sources need to be properly synchronized in order to be effectively integrated and ultimately useful. It is also important to maintain the integrity, customization and privacy required of a proper contact book.... Agent: Hjcv, LLC
20090138476 - Methods, systems, and products for managing access to applications: Different communications devices, different communications networks, and/or different users are used to generate, enable, and/or manage an API tool set for providing services through a residential communications gateway. The actual physical location of the service and the manner in which it operates are transparent to the user.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing
20090138485 - Apparatus and system for communicating with multiple data stores: An apparatus and system are disclosed for communicating with multiple data stores. The present invention includes a control module that communicates with a plurality of data stores. The control module is in communication with a connection module. The connection module communicates with a first association module that is in communication... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20090138487 - Application-layer monitoring of communication between one or more database clients and one or more database servers: One embodiment includes a system for application-layer monitoring of communication between one or more database clients and one or more database servers. The system includes one or more decoders residing at a decoding layer above a network layer. The decoders reside at a first network location between one or more... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20090138488 - Exercise machine information system: Example systems and methods involve receiving data communicated from multiple exercise machines and storing machine-related data for the multiple exercise machines, the machine-related data comprising at least maintenance data, use data and warranty data for a respective one or more of the exercise machines. The machine-related data is updated based... Agent: Michael J. Shea
20090138480 - Filing system and method for data files stored in a distributed communications network: A computer-implemented method for accessing a file stored in memory, includes: receiving a request to access the file, the request comprising a virtual file path name associated with the requested file; correlating the virtual file path name with a logical file identification (LFID); and identifying a physical location of the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090138482 - Law enforcement data management techniques: A system of the present invention includes a server operable to communicate with the data access device carried in the law enforcement vehicle to request and display information about a person subject to investigation. This server is responsive to the data access device to retrieve a number of records corresponding... Agent: Krieg Devault LLP
20090138478 - Method and apparatus to facilitate participation in a networked activity: Participation in a particular networked activity (from amongst a plurality of candidate networked activities) by a plurality of members of an affinity group is facilitated by gathering (101) information regarding availability of candidate members of the affinity group to participate in at least either of two of the plurality of... Agent: Motorola/fetf
20090138483 - Method and system for authoring and distributing downloadable interactive learning activities: A method of authoring a downloadable interactive learning activity includes generating, by a first subsystem of an interactive learning activity authoring system, an interactive learning activity computer file. The interactive learning activity computer file is based on learning activity specifications received via a series of computer-based learning activity authoring forms.... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20090138481 - Method and system for moving requested files from one storage location to another: A method for moving files from one storage location to another, includes: receiving a request from a user to access a file; copying the file from a first storage element to a second storage element in response to the request, wherein the second storage element provides access to files at... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090138484 - Method for enhancing content using persistent content identification: Methods for enhancing content objects within web pages use persistent content identification to identify content signals and associate behaviors with the content signals, such as controlling rendering of the content signals along with other information, such as advertising. One method executes within a user device and automatically inserts code within... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20090138486 - Secure content descriptions: The invention describes a control node for a content distribution network and a method of automatically verifying content distributed over a network at a node in the network. In the method, a content description is received which comprises a content identifier, a publisher identifier, publisher authorisation information and content checking... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090138479 - System and method for sending data storing requests in sequence: A computer-based method for sending data storing requests in sequence is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: receiving a data storing request sent from a thread in a client computer; inserting the data storing request into the end of a request queue in the client computer; sending the first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090138477 - Updating data on a remote device: Systems and methods, including computer software products, for updating data on a remote device involve defining multiple channels on a remote device, where each channel is associated with a predetermined type of content. Content updates for the channels are automatically delivered to the remote device, and an update frequency is... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090138491 - Composite tree data type: A method of representing tree-structure based data. The method comprises the steps of uncomposing tree-structure based data into a plurality of elements, the plurality of elements being of different types, storing the elements in a set, the set containing one or more of each element type, and storing one or... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090138489 - High performance in memory data cubes: A solution is provided in which regions are formed incrementally as points are added to a database. Each time a point is added to the database, it may be assigned to a new region. This new region may then be compared against each of the current set of regions until... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090138492 - Method and apparatus to control media transfer protocol device to manage media file: A method and apparatus controls an MTP device to manage a media file transmitted by an MTP host. According to the method, when the number of files in a folder assigned by the MTP host is equal to or more than a predetermined number while storing a media file received... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090138490 - System for automatically annotating information: Systems (1) such as photo organizer systems for automatically annotating information such as electronic images in dependence of relationship data (111,112) with respect to a first user (101) and a second user (102) and a subject such as another user (103) are provided with first means (11) such as a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090138494 - Deterministic finite automata (dfa) graph compression: An apparatus, and corresponding method, for generating a graph used in performing a search for a match of at least one expression in an input stream is presented. The graph includes a number of interconnected nodes connected solely by valid arcs. A valid arc of a current node represents a... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090138493 - Method and system for media transformation: Systems and methods have been developed for transforming the format of media objects. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for transforming the format of media objects associated with a user media locker.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090138497 - Method and system for the use of probe data from multiple vehicles to detect real world changes for use in updating a map: At least one embodiment of a method is described including: (1) collecting probe sensor data in an area containing roads and other drivable features; (2) processing the probe sensor data in a first manner so as to create a geospatial map database including road segments, and in a second manner... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090138495 - Method and system of providing user augmented content: A method for enabling users to share information across websites. A user may add some information to augment a posting on a first website to annotate its content. The information may be displayed on the first website as a related file and stored in a user augmented content system (UACS)... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20090138496 - Module for managing data objects of a database: A module for managing data objects of a database is configured to create a main table containing at least one common field associated with the data objects, the at least one common field being an element of each data object, create a first system table containing at least one definition... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090138499 - Attribute presenter of object attributes and method for presenting object attributes using the attribute presenter: An attribute presenter of object attributes from at least one object includes an attribute controller for determining which attributes to select; an attribute collector for collecting and normalizing the determined attributes from the at least one object; an attribute organizer for organizing the collected and normalized attributes for display; and... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090138501 - Map image object connectivity: A system and method for creating a connectivity framework between map image objects and map data objects in an object oriented computer environment. The connectivity framework may provide a flexible and efficient architecture for generating multiple map images from one or more map data sources. The map image objects may... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090138500 - Method of compact display combined with property-table-view for a complex relational data structure: A method of managing data with a relational data structure, wherein the data having one or more tree structures having sub-tree structures, each tree or sub-tree structure comprising nodes, and relationship information indicating a relationship between the nodes, comprises allocating at least one of the tree structures or the sub-tree... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090138498 - Rdf store database design for faster triplet access: RDF store database designs and efficient techniques for converting SPARQL queries to SQL queries are described that provide faster triplet access, and which can reduce the computational overhead and cost associated with storing large volumes of RDF metadata. In various embodiments RDF data can be stored in de-normalized tables tailored... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090138516 - Aircraft software part library: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing aircraft software parts. An aircraft software part is received at a library. The received part is stored in the library with other aircraft software parts. A user interface is provided to manipulate the aircraft software parts. Responsive to receiving... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090138517 - Alternate parts signature list file: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing aircraft software parts. In one embodiment, a computer implemented method creates an alternate parts signature list part having a set of signatures for a set of stored aircraft software parts. The alternate parts signature list part is distributed to... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090138515 - Apparatus and method for communicating, accessing, organizing, and/or managing, information in a network environment: A computer-implemented method, including transmitting a message to a user computer, receiving a reply to the message which contains information for creating a task, a project, a project task, or a message stream, in response to the message, determining, using a processing device or a computer, whether the reply contains... Agent: Klauber & Jackson
20090138507 - Automated playback control for audio devices using environmental cues as indicators for automatically pausing audio playback: The present invention discloses a solution for automated playback control for portable audio devices using environmental cues as indicators for interrupting playback. In the solution, an event handler can be responsive to environmental cues around the user of the portable audio device to determine if playback should be interrupted. Triggering... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20090138504 - Electronic calendar scheduling method: A method of applying an action to an electronic calendar entry is disclosed. The method includes specifying a criteria and an associated event action and determining if the electronic calendar entry meets the specified criteria. In response to determining that the electronic calendar entry meets the specified criteria, applying the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Boca Raton
20090138509 - Intelligent client cache mashup for the traveler: A data mashup on a user's device. The preferred and probably most useful device is a mobile one. However, there is no reason to so limit the invention. When the user makes an application data entry, such as a calendar entry for a meeting with a customer, the mashup uses... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090138505 - Intelligent default weighting process for criteria utilized to score media content items: A system and method are provided for intelligently, or programmatically, assigning weights for one or more criterion utilized to score media content items based on an analysis of a group of media content items. In general, scoring criteria to be used to score media content items for a user are... Agent: Withrow & Terranova Ct
20090138520 - Maintaining and replicating chat histories: A consolidated instant messaging message history is maintained at a selected point of presence. Non-selected instant messaging points of presence include instant messaging messages that were transmitted during one or more instant messaging sessions conducted between the non-selected instant messaging points of presence and one or more instant messaging participants.... Agent: Ibm Corporation - Rsw (jvl) C/o Van Leeuwen & Van Leeuwen
20090138510 - Method and apparatus for associating help desk ticket with affected data processing system: Computer implemented method, system and computer usable program code for servicing a problem with respect to a data processing system. A report of a problem with respect to a particular data processing system is received at a service facility. A help desk ticket is created for the received report that... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090138512 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding: The present invention relates to a multimedia data decoding method and apparatus. The decoding method includes generating a data area comprising a first media data area, a second media data area, and a third media data area, and generating a media information area comprising first, second, and third track areas... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090138519 - Method and system for enhancing software documentation and help systems: A method and system for enhancing software documentation and help systems. In one embodiment, a virtual library for a selected combination of tools is created. The virtual library is then linked to the tools in the selected combination of tools. In another embodiment, a combination of tools for designing a... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group LLP
20090138502 - Method and system for media collection expansion: Systems and methods have been developed for expanding collections of media objects that are stored remotely. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for continuously monitoring and updating collections of media objects stored in a user's media repository (e.g., a “media locker”).... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090138513 - Multimedia file co-processing system and method: A mobile electronic system for sharing a multimedia playlist over a communication network to a receiving mobile electronic device is disclosed. The system comprises a co-process request generating module configured for selecting one or more multimedia files from the plurality of multimedia files according to a predetermined selection, generating a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090138508 - Network-based interactive media delivery system and methods: The network system and method serves to deliver interactive media presentations. The system includes a database of interactive media presentations with a computer system connected to the database. The computer system runs portal software for creating and storing the interactive media presentations. The portal software includes a producer portlet module,... Agent: Ward And Smith, P.A.
20090138518 - Proxy server for distributing aircraft software parts: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing aircraft software parts. In one advantageous embodiment, a method includes retrieving a set of aircraft software parts and metadata about the set of aircraft software parts from a library in an aircraft network data processing system to form a... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090138511 - Service access exception tracking for regulatory compliance of business processes: A system for service access exception tracking and related method including an exception detection engine that receives a web services request message, the web services request message associated with at least one web service and a controller that sends a script to the exception detection engine, the script comprising a... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090138503 - Structure based storage, query, update and transfer of tree-based documents: A method for storing data, comprises representing the data as a tree structure, calculating a structure ID for the tree structure, the structure ID being a representation of the tree structure and independent of node names and node values of the tree structure, and storing a mapping of the structure... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090138506 - Systems and methods for banning tags: An embodiment relates generally to a method of editorial control. The method includes providing for at least one piece of content and determining a set of banned tags. Each banned tag is prevented from being applied to the at least one piece of content. The method also includes associating the... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090138514 - Traceable and theft deterrent reclaimable product: A theft deterrent cable may be provided. First, a plurality of unique codes may be created. Then a plurality of indicia may be placed periodically and longitudinally on the cable. The plurality of indicia may respectively correspond to the plurality of unique codes. In a database, the plurality of unique... Agent: Merchant & Gould Southwire
20090138522 - Apparatus and method for managing storage copy services systems: An apparatus for controlling a storage system having a data replication function, comprises: a storage array component being operable to send notification to a replication engine that a write of data to a primary storage location by a host is subject to data replication; the replication engine being operable to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090138523 - Content engine asynchronous upgrade framework: Embodiments of the invention provide a tool for performing asynchronous upgrades of data stored in computer databases. In one embodiment, an upgrade tool may be configured to split existing data records into data blocks. Each data block may be queued in an asynchronous queue. When processing capacity is available, the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20090138524 - Method and system for enhancing software documentation and help systems: A method and system for enhancing software documentation and help systems. In one embodiment, a virtual library for a selected combination of tools is created. The virtual library is then linked to the tools in the selected combination of tools. In another embodiment, a combination of tools for designing a... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group LLP
20090138521 - Method and system for sharing information between disparate data sources in a network: A system and method for sharing information in a network are provided. The system comprises a database module operative to maintain an information database identifying one or more items-of-interest. One or more data source communication modules are operatively connected to the database module. The one or more data source communication... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090138526 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing of databases: A method for synchronizing a first database including first data records with a second database including second data records. The method includes starting a synchronization session with an electronic device on which the second database resides, requesting the first data records from the first database, temporarily disconnecting the synchronization session... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20090138525 - User profile replication: User profile replication may be provided. First, at least one modification to at least one user profile property may be received at a first service provider. A user profile change log may be updated in response to receiving the at least one modification to the at least one user profile... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090138527 - Portable data recovery apparatus and method: Data recovery operations on corrupted computer equipment now commonly accomplished by bringing the computer to a laboratory are carried out by a portable unit at the computer site. The imposed restriction of data transfer to or from a hard drive in the portable unit precludes data from reaching any destination... Agent: Lawrence S. Cohen, Esq. Law Office Of Lawrence S. Cohen
20090138528 - Architecture for management of digital files across distributed network: A system includes a first application executable on a first electronic device. The system further includes a second application executable on a second electronic device in communication with the first electronic device. The second electronic device is configured to store a first electronic file. Subsequent to a user modifying the... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20090138529 - Method and device for coding and decoding information: a step (150) of coding a single file, for example binary, comprising a piece of information representing said association, said structure and said values of the versions of the content that is associated with the content items, for example in an XML format.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090138530 - Data management method for logical volume manager: A data management method for logical volume manager (LVM), called LVM includes a first type of physical volume and a second type of physical volume. Access speed of the first type of physical volume is higher than that of the second type of physical volume. Each physical volume has a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090138532 - Method of file allocating and file accessing in distributed storage, and device and program therefor: A distributed storage system including a plurality of storage units connected to a host through a network includes a file allocating member configured to allocate a file to a storage unit which a multicast message from the host reaches, a file name managing member configured to manage a file name... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090138531 - System and method for processing fault tolerant transaction: A replication system which improves fault tolerance with low latency. The replication system includes a plurality of database server units that behave as replicas in which each replica sends a first processing result to a client which receives the first processing result as an optimistic result after each replica receives... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090138533 - Electronic album providing system and file providing system: The electronic album providing system, with which publishing and viewing of an electronic album by a system user is possible, includes: a first decision unit that detects whether or not a designated reader who has been designated by a publisher has viewed the album, and that decides that a first... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC05/21/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090132462 - Distributed metadata extraction: Particular embodiments generally relate to distributed metadata extraction. In one embodiment, metadata may be extracted for content. A plurality of engines may be provided that include different capabilities for extracting metadata. These engines may be distributed in one or more devices. Distributed metadata extraction may be performed using the engines... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20090132464 - Methods for processing generic chemical structure representations: The invention relates to machine assisted analysis of information encoded by generic chemical structure representations, and to methods for processing these structures.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090132463 - System and method for facilitating transition between ibm® websphere® mq workflow and ibm® websphere® process server: A computer program for allowing a client computer program written to communicate with WMQWF to communicate with computing elements running WMQWF or WPS includes a receiving code segment receiving said requests from a WMQWF client library, a target device selection code segment for determining a target device from said request... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP
20090132465 - System for animal health diagnosis: A diagnosis of the health of an animal is obtained through a combination of computerized data and human interpretation. Data relates to the physical characteristics of the animal, and includes data obtained from a physical inspection of the animal. A blood or other fluid sample is used to obtain a... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20090132473 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing databases: An obtaining request requesting that information is obtained from a structured database by using multiple loops is received. A unique identifier is assigned to each of records in element tables each having been created for a different one of the loops. A cross product joined table is created by performing... Agent: Gregory Turocy Amin & Turocy, LLP
20090132471 - Dynamic query and step routing between systems tuned for different objectives: A computer-implemented apparatus, method, and article of manufacture manage a plurality of database systems. A domain includes a plurality of database systems. Each of the database systems is tuned for a particular type of workload. A virtual regulator (or multiple virtual regulators running in parallel) manages the domain and routes... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090132470 - Generic table grouper: A system and process that groups identical values that are adjacent to one another within a column of a table. The system provides this functionality through an application and backend implementation independent module. Custom grouping information for a table or columns within a table can be stored for retrieval each... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132469 - Geocoding based on neighborhoods and other uniquely defined informal spaces or geographical regions: A computer-based method for creating a data structure for informal geographic spaces for use with geocoded databases. A set of data is stored in memory for a geographic region, and a plurality of neighborhoods is identified in the geographic region based on processing of the stored set of data. The... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20090132474 - Method and apparatus for optimizing queries over vertically stored database: A method and device for optimizing queries over a vertically stored database. Items in the database are partitioned into several partitions each having a partition signature. The method includes decomposing a first query received from a user into multiple first subqueries; generating a signature for each first subquery in a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090132472 - Method of searching for a file with a directory identified from a file path as a start point: There is provided a file search method executed in a file search apparatus for searching for a file relevant to an application, the file search apparatus having an interface, a processor coupled to the interface, and a memory coupled to the processor. The file search method comprising the steps of:... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090132475 - Optimized database appliance: A system and method from processing database queries allows for cost and locale based distribution for execution of database queries. The database queries are executed on execution engines that provide flexible configuration and overlapping functionality. The system reduces various costs, including elapsed time, required to perform database queries. The method... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090132476 - Policy based information lifecycle management: A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for managing a lifecycle of an auditory communication is disclosed. In an embodiment, this comprises receiving an auditory communication with associated data representing identified keywords in the communication and call transport information. A data for a disposition of the communication is determined from... Agent: Theodore A. Chen Emc Corporation
20090132468 - Ranking of objects using semantic and nonsemantic features in a system and method for conducting a search: The invention provides for a system for ranking data including a first calculation component that calculates a qualitative semantic similarity score of at least one data entry from at least one data source, a second calculation component that calculates a general quantitative score of the at least one data entry... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132466 - System and method for archiving data: Data to be archived may be stored in a data storage system in a compressed format that allows the compressed data to be accessible without decompression. Along with the data, supporting information is stored in the data storage system. The supporting information may include a location of the data in... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler PC
20090132467 - System and method of organizing images: Disclosed are a system, method and computer-readable medium for organizing images. A method aspect relates to receiving an image into a device, receiving incidental information associated with the image, organizing the image and the incidental information into a data structure such as a sparse array, classifying the received image with... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20090132488 - Allocation of resources for concurrent query execution via adaptive segmentation: An enterprise data warehouse or business intelligence system having a plurality of processors and memory resources. The system includes at least a database server, a workload management system, a query compiler, and a query executor. The database server configured to receive a database query from an application at a database... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090132479 - Book of business mechanism: A “Book of Business” (or Book) is a set of business domain data of one or more book types. This set of data is identified by a “driving condition” or quality. A driving condition typically arises from a business practice, and may be further qualified by local conditions. Accordingly, data... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090132502 - Configurable search graphical user interface and engine: A configurable search engine is provided in which, in an embodiment, by running the search engine an administrator can configure the search options available to a user by selecting from a choice of options without writing code. The user may be able to further configure the search options. In an... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090132478 - Data processing system and method: A data processing method comprises receiving a search term, accessing a data store, the data store including at least one searchable element, selecting components of the search elements, each component containing the search term, and creating a list of the components, the list including an indicator of the occurrence of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090132491 - Data processing system and method: A method of selecting at least one service, the method comprising receiving a service request; and selecting one or more services that meet requirements indicated in the service request from a plurality of services.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090132480 - Data recording format and methods using it: m
20090132494 - Data source-independent search system architecture: A search system architecture is disclosed. The search system architecture includes a search server, which in turn includes a search services module and a search engine adapter. The search services module and the search engine adapter are communicatively coupled to one another. The search services module is configured to communicate... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP
20090132497 - Document management apparatus and document management method: A document management apparatus, which converts management of documents managed using a folder tree to management using search folders, newly defines attributes of documents included in respective hierarchies of the folder tree as a conversion source. To each document which belongs to the folder tree, a name of a folder... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090132495 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: This invention allows obtaining desired data even at a copy destination by only a simple copy operation irrespective of differences of search functions upon copying a search folder to an external device. This invention is directed to an information processing method in an information processing apparatus connected to an external... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090132498 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, processing method thereof, and recording medium: Aspects of invention may allow an operator to recognize that a search corresponding to search conditions set in a search folder does not function when such case occurs. In one embodiment, an information processing apparatus may include a search unit that conducts a search that corresponds to each of one... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090132492 - Menu distribution system, menu server, read/write device, method, and computer readable recording medium: Disclosed is a menu distribution system that provides a menu, which is viewable in a conventional manner and is customized for each customer. A customer allows a read/write device to read a customer ID information storage medium storing customer ID information. The read/write device transmits the customer ID information to... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090132490 - Method and apparatus for storing and distributing electronic mail: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for storing and distributing emails. Instead of using the conventional “Inbox” paradigm, all email processed in an organisation is stored in a database. User access to the emails in the database is carried out by utilising search queries based on a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090132500 - Method and system for improving utilization of human searchers: A method and system of improving utilization of human searcher(s) in a search system provides an ambassador guide who may categorize and structure a request, interact with a user, provide a search result, and review a search result. The ambassador guide improves response time, automation, and efficiency of use of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090132489 - Method for managing digital photograph, apparatus for displaying digital photograph, and method for playing the same: A method for playing a digital photograph display apparatus is provided. The method includes connecting the digital photograph display apparatus to a storage area, wherein the storage area has a plurality of digital photographs. In this method, a metadata (for example, the information in an exchange image file—EXIF), of each... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090132493 - Method for retrieving and editing html documents: A method and system for retrieving and displaying a HTML document. The method can include retrieving the HTML documents from a first source, formatting the HTML document, storing and mapping the HTML document in a database index, and displaying the HTML document. In addition, the method and system can include... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090132477 - Methods of object search and recognition.: The proposed technical solution allows processing of machine-readable forms of unfixed format. An auxiliary brief description may be optionally specified to determine the spatial orientation of the image. A method of searching for elements of a document comprises the following main operations in addition to the operations of preliminary image... Agent: Abbyy Software Ltd. Attn. Sergey Platonov
20090132499 - Report searching apparatus and a method for searching a report: Specified types of words are extracted from a plurality of radiology reports archived in an archive configured to archive a plurality of radiology reports. The words extracted from a single radiology report are stored in combination. In response to an input operation using an operating part of inputting the specified... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090132482 - System and method for providing user-tailored views: A method and computer program product include defining one or more filter criteria based upon, at least in part, an organizational structure. A body of content is filtered based upon, at least in part, the defined filter criteria. At least a portion of the filtered body of content is provided.... Agent: Holland & Knight
20090132496 - System and method for technique document analysis, and patent analysis system: Disclosed is a system and method for technical document analysis. The system comprises an internal database and a technical document analysis module. The technical document analysis module links with at least an original database, and may fetch the original data from the original database and analyzes the original data. The... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20090132487 - System and method for video call based content retrieval, directory and web access services: A system and method for the retrieval of electronic information, comprising a remote device for inputting information requests, and for receiving and displaying received information; a communication network for establishing a communication link between the remote device and an information network; a protocol stack for receiving and decoding information requests... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090132501 - Three-dimensional data structure for storing data of multiple domains and the management thereof: A three-dimensional data structure for storing data is defined and maintained. The three-dimensional data structure includes at least one column of data having a depth greater than zero indicating that multiple data values are provided for multiple domains represented by the structure. The data structure also includes zero or more... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20090132483 - User interface and method in a local search system with automatic expansion: The invention also provides a method of interfacing with a client computer system, wherein search results include search results with geographic locations outside the first selected area if the number of the search results that have geographic locations within the selected area are less than a predetermined threshold value.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132484 - User interface and method in a local search system having vertical context: The invention provides a user interface including a first view transmitted from a server computer system to the client computer system, the first view including a search identifier and a plurality of vertical search determinators, interacting with the search identifier causing transmission of a first search request from a client... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132485 - User interface and method in a local search system that calculates driving directions without losing search results: The invention provides a user interface including a first view transmitted from a server computer system to a client computer system, the first view including a search identifier, a user interacting with the search identifier causing transmission of a search request from the client computer system to the server computer... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132486 - User interface and method in local search system with results that can be reproduced: A user interface includes a first view transmitted from a server computer system to a client computer system, the first view including a search identifier, a user interacting with the search identifier causing transmission a first search request from the client computer system at the server computer system. A second... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132481 - Web site referral inference: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for altering web site content based upon information contained in a referring page. A referral request to access a web page is received from a referring web page. The source of the referral request is determined. Content contained in the source is analyzed to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132504 - Categorization in a system and method for conducting a search: The invention provides a system to categorize user queries including an identification component that receives an original user query and identifies a what-component and a where-component using the original user query, a first classification component that analyzes and classifies the what-component of the original user query, a second classification component... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132507 - Method for associating advertisements with relevant content: The present invention provides method and system for associating an advertisement with one or more content on Internet. The method comprising gathering one or more feeds associated with the one or more content from a plurality of content. The method further comprises categorizing the one or more content into at... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090132506 - Methods and apparatus for integration of visual and natural language query interfaces for context-sensitive data exploration: Methods and apparatus are provided for integrating a visual query interface and a natural language interface. The disclosed interface embeds a first of the visual query interface and the natural language interface into a second of the visual query interface and the natural language interface. The disclosed interface can also... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090132508 - System and method for associating a category label of one user with a category label defined by another user: A method of processing message from a user of a system (1-4) for storing sets of data representing a first collection (11) of content items (12), each including a recording of at least one perceptible content element, includes obtaining information (13; 19) representative of a first assignment of category labels... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090132505 - Transformation in a system and method for conducting a search: The invention provides for a system to transform user queries including a reception component that receives an original user query, a transformation component to transform the original user query into a processed user query, and a transmission component that sends the processed user query to a backend search engine.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132503 - Using different groups of query graph transform modules to generate execution plans for queries for different database types: Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for using different groups of query graph transform modules to generate execution plans for queries for different database types. A plurality of first type query translator modules include information indicating a first data store type to which the first query translator... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP Attn: Ibm54
20090132514 - method and system for building text descriptions in a search database: The invention provides for a method of building a search database including associating a plurality of text descriptions associated with a first set of locations with a first category associated with all of the locations of the first set to build a first combined text description, and associating the combined... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132518 - Automated re-ordering of columns for alignment trap reduction: An automated method to align column values to proper byte boundaries for rapid scanning in a parallel processing database system. A table definition is received having a logical order of fields. The fields are re-ordered to create a physical order of fields. The physical order of fields has fixed length... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090132519 - Cliprank: ranking media content using their relationships with end users: A method of ranking a plurality pieces of media content is provided. Each of the plurality pieces of media content has at least one relationship with at least one of a plurality of users. Each of the plurality of users has at least one relationship with at least one of... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090132520 - Combination of collaborative filtering and cliprank for personalized media content recommendation: Various methods for combining ClipRank and Collaborative Filtering are provided. According to one embodiment, the ClipRank weights associated with a plurality of pieces of media content are calculated based on the relationships among the plurality of pieces of media content and a plurality of users. Those pieces having ClipRank weights... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090132509 - Communication control device and communication control system: A packet processing circuit of a communication control apparatus includes a user database, a virus list, a whitelist, a blacklist and a common category list. Upon acquisition of a request for access to a content, matching between information on a user who has sent the access request and the user... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090132526 - Content recommendation apparatus and method using tag cloud: Content recommendation apparatus and methods using a tag cloud provide a content recommendation service via a network. The apparatus includes a content tag cloud generating module configured to generate a content tag cloud by analyzing a tag assigned to each content and accumulating frequencies per tag of each content. The... Agent: Jones Day
20090132513 - Correlation of data in a system and method for conducting a search: The invention provides for a system to correlate data including a feed data set, a correlated data set, and a correlator that links entries in the feed data set with entries in the correlated data set.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132510 - Device for enabling to represent content items through meta summary data, and method thereof: The invention relates to a method of enabling to represent content items, the method comprising a step of obtaining a plurality of content item summary data of a respective one of the content items. The invention also relates to a device (210) for enabling to represent content items. The method... Agent: Grady K. Bergen
20090132528 - E-mail based semantic web collaboration and annotation: Semantic Web attributes are transmitted via an electronic message such as an email message. The attributes are extracted from the message by a program agent according to a predetermined plan. The extracted attributes are saved in storage wherein the storage is optionally an annotation store.... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090132521 - Efficient storage and retrieval of posting lists: A role tree having nodes corresponding to semantic roles in a hierarchy is defined. A posting list is generated for each association of a term and a semantic role in the hierarchy. The posting lists are stored contiguously on a physical storage medium such that a subtree of the hierarchy... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132516 - Enhancing and optimizing enterprise search: Embodiments of the invention improve the quality of search results returned for a given set of search terms based on metadata associated with the user performing the search. A search query may specify metadata elements to consider in ranking the search results. The metadata used may include bookmarks set by... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc
20090132523 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, computer program, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes: an acceptance unit adapted to accept a selection of a plurality of data for generating a search condition; a readout unit adapted to read out, for each piece of the plurality of data, metadata showing attribute values of the piece of data, from a storage... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090132525 - Information retrieval apparatus and computer program: An information retrieval apparatus for retrieving a web page using a retrieval keyword includes a word extract portion for extracting an objective word from the web page on a display based on the specifying a display position of the web page on the display, wherein the word extract portion further... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090132515 - Method and apparatus for performing multi-phase ranking of web search results by re-ranking results using feature and label calibration: A method and apparatus for performing multi-phase ranking of web search results by re-ranking results using feature and label calibration are provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, a ranking function is trained by using machine learning techniques on a set of training samples to produce ranking scores. The... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090132529 - Method and system for url autocompletion using ranked results: A set of ordered predicted completion strings are presented to a user as the user enters text in a text entry box (e.g., a browser or a toolbar). The predicted completion strings can be in the form of URLs or query strings. The ordering may be based on any number... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20090132524 - Navigable website analysis engine: An optimization engine allows website publishers and other network document publishers to view and navigate statistics and scoring methodologies of a search engine. Publishers may thus gain a better understanding of how their website or network document is scored and how to optimize those documents to increase a search engine... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090132527 - Personalized video channels on social networks: In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for automatically creating a list of media items for a user is provided. Information relating to the user is obtained from a social networking site. One or more keywords are then extracted from the information. The one or more keywords... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090132512 - Search system and method for conducting a local search: The invention provides a system for searching data including an online query processing system, a ranking system, an offline data processing component, and a backend search engine.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132517 - Socially-derived relevance in search engine results: A method and apparatus for ranking results from a search engine query is described. In one embodiment, a search engine generates a list of search results in response to a query for a search term to the search engine. A statistical computation engine determines an average frequency of first selection... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132522 - Systems and methods for organizing innovation documents: A system and method for innovation documents is disclosed. A database stores an innovation classification system, ontology, synonym vocabulary and fill word list plus prior innovation descriptions. An innovation document, describing a new innovation is received and processed (3-2), including identifying key words by ignoring fill words (3-4); using the... Agent: Justin Reel
20090132511 - User interface and method in a local search system with location identification in a request: A user interface including a first view transmitted from a server computer system to the client computer system, the first view including a search identifier and a location identifier. Selection of the search identifier causing transmission of a search request from the client computer system to the server computer system... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132532 - Procedure generation apparatus and method: A procedure generation apparatus has, in a storage unit thereof, a database in which a name of input information and a name of output information name are stored, associated with a name of a work. The procedure generation apparatus retrieves one or more candidate work names associated with an input... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090132531 - Sequential pattern extracting apparatus: Constraining sequential data expressing sequential data which a sequential pattern to be extracted must include is specified in advance. Sequential pattern candidates with sequence length 1 are initially determined from among a plurality of input sequential data. Next, a set of sequential pattern candidates is generated by determining a plurality... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090132530 - Web content mining of pair-based data: Described herein is technology for, among other things, mining pair-based data on the web. The technology involves an online pair-based data mining system as well as an offline SVM training system. By subjecting a pair-based input data to the systems, one may grow a pool of pair-based data which share... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132533 - Hierarchical sequencer for pseudo-hierarchical table: A system and process that restores the hierarchy whether explicit or pseudo-hierarchy after it has been lost due to filtering, grouping or similar manipulation of table data. The system and process store the hierarchy upon loading of the table. The user can manipulate the table data and use an input... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132535 - Multiversion concurrency control in in-memory tree-based data structures: A method and apparatus for providing concurrent access to a cache node of a tree-based data structure. Readers concurrently read access the cache node. A copy of the cache node is created for a write access of a writer. Only one copy of the cache node is allowed at any... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132534 - Remote replication synchronizing/accessing system and method thereof: A remote replication synchronizing/accessing system and a method thereof applied between a local system and a remote mirroring system of the local system. After the remote mirroring system is created, an initialization synchronous operation of the remote mirroring system is sequentially performed according to a sequence of data blocks in... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090132536 - Dynamic control and regulation of critical database resources using a virtual memory table interface: A computer-implemented apparatus, method, and article of manufacture provide the ability to manage a plurality of database systems. A domain contains the database systems, and a database in one of the systems has segmented global memory partitions. A virtual monitor partition provides logon access to the segmented global memory partitions... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090132538 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: To keep data security in an information processing system, an information processing apparatus communicably coupled with a user terminal communicably coupled with a secret data management device managing secret data that a user intends to keep secret, includes a publicly-available data storage unit that stores publicly-available data that the user... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090132537 - System and method for managing storage and access of data files: Disclosed is a system and method for managing storage and access of computer data files by a primary application program. In an exemplary embodiment, the system and method are implemented as an access management program running on a computer that allows access to data files according to permissions granted by... Agent: Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090132552 - serverless distributed file system: A serverless distributed file system manages the storage of files and directories using one or more directory groups. The directories may be managed using Byzantine-fault-tolerant groups, whereas files are managed without using Byzantine-fault-tolerant groups. Additionally, the file system may employ a hierarchical namespace to store files. Furthermore, the directory group... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090132546 - Content server, content providing system, content providing method and computer program: There is provided a content server which stores a content and provides the stored content to a terminal including: a content information storage portion which stores information relating to the content to be provided to the terminal; a terminal history storage portion which stores the history of each of the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090132545 - Contents management system: A contents management system provides a user who already downloaded valid contents with a mechanism capable of downloading the same contents in a duplication manner. A system for delivering contents checks whether contents which are about to be purchased by the user are the same as contents which are in... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090132544 - Device, method, and computer-readable recording medium for notifying content scene appearance: An acquiring unit acquires from each of a plurality of database servers processing capacity information for a query received from a client. A generating unit generates a first code indicating a first processing and a second code indicating a second processing for the query. A first transmitting unit transmits the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090132548 - Document transfer assisting system, monitor apparatus, document transfer assisting apparatus, method and computer readable recording medium: A user inputs a document to be registered in a document management server to a document transfer assisting apparatus. The document transfer assisting apparatus automatically acquires attribute information of a document designated by the user, based on an instruction input by the user. The document transfer assisting apparatus further makes... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090132549 - Host for data broadcast and a method of processing data for data broadcast: A host for data broadcasting includes a host controller configured to receive a request for searching a remote storage device connected to the host using a network from an application, control to call a method and detect the remote storage device in accordance with the received request, generate an event... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090132550 - Implementing service requests from a common database in a multiple dhcp server environment: A method and apparatus are provided for implementing service requests from a common database in a multiple dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) server environment. A DHCP authorization cache is provided to implement synchronized access for the multiple DHCP servers to the common database. The DHCP authorization cache includes a plurality... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept 917
20090132541 - Managing database resources used for optimizing query execution on a parallel computer system: Embodiments of the invention may be used to increase query processing parallelism of an in-memory database stored on a parallel computing system. A group of compute nodes each store a portion of data as part of the in-memory database. Further, a pool of compute nodes may be reserved to create... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090132540 - Method and arrangement for providing context information: A method and apparatus for obtaining context information from a context server maintaining a context for an object of interest in a telecommunication network. The context server receives raw context data from sensors associated with the object of interest. A request is received from a requesting party for refined context... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090132542 - Peer-to-peer sharing in media management software: A method is provided for a first media management software on a first device to share media with a second media management software on a second device. The method includes receiving user input designating a user of the second media management software for sharing of media, receiving user input designating... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20090132543 - Policy-based file management for a storage delivery network: A method for managing storage and access to data files stored in a storage delivery network comprising a plurality of geographically distributed storage nodes, the method including: receiving a file request from a user, wherein the user is associated with a service level agreement (SLA) containing one or more policies... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090132547 - Steganographic encoding for video and audio: The presently claimed invention relates generally to digital watermarking and steganographic data hiding for audio and video. One claim recites a user computing device including: a. an input device configured to obtain an index from an audio signal, the index being steganographically hidden in the audio signal through alterations to... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20090132539 - Tracking marked documents: When data is stored on a computer, or subsequently, originator preferences relating to the data are stored in a data-base, for example in a network. When another user subsequently makes a request for processing of the received data, or a modified copy of the data, it is determined whether the... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
20090132551 - Web address converter for dynamic web pages: A Web address converter helps dynamic Web sites get the attention of spiders of Internet search engines. With the Web address converter, requests from Web browsers using static addresses access corresponding dynamic Web pages and requests from search engines generate an instance of a Web page having links with static... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090132562 - Annotation of models for model-driven engineering: A query interpreter may be configured to query a model repository to obtain one or more elements of at least one model associated with a software application and stored in the model repository. A profile reader may be configured to read, from a profile repository, at least one profile meta-model... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090132559 - Behavioral segmentation using isp-collected behavioral data: A system is disclosed that uses behavioral data collected by ISPs to categorize particular ISP subscribers. The behavioral data may, for example, include the identities of particular web sites and/or web pages accessed by particular subscribers, the search queries used by the subscribers to conduct Internet searches, and/or other types... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090132554 - Data processing system: A data processing system includes a data processing unit which processes data acquired and a plurality of data retaining units which store databases used to process the data. Each of the plurality of data retaining units stores a primary database in common and stores the respective shares of a secondary... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090132566 - Document processing device and document processing method: A node-pair detection unit detects from a structured file a tag pair having a predetermined positional relation as a node pair. An attribute-value acquisition unit indexes as an attribute value the appearance mode of a node pair in a structured document file. An index-information creation unit creates index information associating... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090132560 - Hierarchical grouping columns: A system and process that automatically responds to changes in displayed table data to determine and reestablish a hierarchy for the table. A column hierarchy order component checks each column of a table to determine the number of groupings of entries and reorders the columns based on the number of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132564 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus for combining a plurality of structured documents, including an acquiring unit configured to acquire, for each of the plurality of structured documents, correspondence information showing a correspondence between vocabulary information constituting the structured document and token information, and encoded information in which the vocabulary information included... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090132565 - Information processing system and network logging information processing method: An information processing system includes a memory, an external storage having a user's area and a system area, and a logging unit collecting communication information in the system. The information processing system further has a unit that receives a network logging activation instruction, and determines whether memory dump information at... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090132561 - Link-based classification of graph nodes: A method of labeling unlabeled nodes in a graph that represents objects that have an explicit structure between them. A computing device can use a labeling engine to labeled nodes in a graph that are labeled and can identify an unlabeled node in the graph that is structurally associated with... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20090132558 - Method and system for application preference registration to a content delivery system: A method and system for providing application preferences to a content delivery system, the method having the steps of: publishing, to a extensible markup language ‘XML’ document management ‘XDM’ repository preferences associated with relationships between the application and mobile services; and storing, on an XDM server, the preferences associated with... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090132555 - Method for visualisation of status data in an electronic system: A method is disclosed for facilitating visualisation of status data in an electronic system. The status data comprises metadata including a plurality of information context categories. The status data also comprises data nodes, each data node including specific instances of a respective context category. The method starts with selecting possible... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20090132556 - Offline operations for online applications: Subject matter disclosed herein may relate to enabling offline operations for online applications.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090132563 - Simple optimistic skiplist: Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for concurrently searching a memory containing a skiplist data structure. The method locates the skiplist data structure in the memory. The skiplist data structure includes a plurality of linked lists related by a skiplist invariant. Furthermore, the plurality of linked lists includes... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090132553 - System and method for providing targeted content: An arrangement for providing targeted content includes data repositories storing information from which targeted content may be selected. The data repositories store at least one contextual relationship graph. The arrangement also includes an input/output interface through which a request for targeted content is made. The arrangement further includes a controller... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090132557 - Using hierarchical groupings to organize grc guidelines, policies, categories, and rules: A system and methodology are provided for using hierarchical groupings to organize governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) policies and rules. The groupings are based on categorizations that can be arbitrarily represented by both predetermined and user-defined hierarchical policy naming schemes. Once GRC regulatory and compliance policies and rules are grouped... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20090132567 - Compressed data storage to provide recent and summary data: The present invention is related to data storage and transmission. Data is compressed and stored by a controller computer instead of having a client computer gather, compress and store the data. This allows for data to be retrieved from the data stores and displayed for user retrieval, even when communication... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC
20090132568 - Data classification by kernel density shape interpolation of clusters: A method for representing a dataset comprises clustering the dataset using an unsupervised, non-parametric clustering method to generate a set of clusters each comprising a set of data points in an image; clustering the data points of each cluster using a supervised, partitional clustering method to partition each cluster into... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP - IBM Arc Division
20090132569 - Data compression apparatus, data decompression apparatus, and method for compressing data: A data compression apparatus for compressing structured data is provided. The data compression apparatus includes an input unit configured to input a plurality of structured data items to be compressed and a plurality of schema files each corresponding to one of the structured data items, an index data generating unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090132570 - Cost element managing system: In a cost element managing system 10, cost elements classified into primary to n-ary cost element groups are memorized chronologically from the past to the present, and the cost elements memorized from the past to the present are used to construct a plurality of hierarchically-structured databases in which the cost... Agent: Clark & Brody
20090132576 - Database part creation, merge and reuse: Embodiments are provided to merge, manage, create, and reuse database parts in a computer system. Database parts may include database tables, datatypes, field combinations or entire databases. A selection of a database part is received by a database software application executing on a computer system. The application may be configured... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090132574 - Dynamic best practices integration: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for integrating best design practices with a database. Rules for best design practices are integrated into an object model of a database. As the database design changes, violations to the rules are detected. Notifications are output for the violations of the rules. The system... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132571 - Efficient use of randomness in min-hashing: Documents that are near-duplicates may be determined using techniques such as min-hashing. Randomness that is used in these techniques may be based on sequences of bits. The sequences of bits may be generated from a string of bits, with the sequences determined by parsing the string at each occurrence of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132581 - Information service for facts extracted from differing sources on a wide area network: In one general aspect, a wide area network fact information service system is disclosed. It can include a fact information extraction interface to extract information about facts from different kinds of textual sources that include information about those facts. A database stores at least some of the extracted information about... Agent: Kristofer E. Elbing
20090132578 - Layout manager: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for managing layout updates to user interface elements. A dirty state of user interface elements is tracked in a tree with multiple nodes of user interface elements. The dirty state allows dirty subtrees of the nodes to be identified. A root node is identified... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090132575 - Masking related sensitive data in groups: A method and system of masking a group of related data values. A record in an unmasked data file of n records is read. The record includes a first set of data values of data elements included in a related data group (RDG) and one or more data values of... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090132577 - Method to create multiple mbeans from a factory mbean: Provided is a method for creating a unique class of Mbean in which a “parent” Mbean generates and manages multiple “child” Mbeans. When a user requests the functionality of a particular Mbean, a specific type of Mbean, or parent Mbean, is called. The parent Mbean is a factory method that,... Agent: Greg Goshorn, P.C.
20090132579 - Session audit manager and method: A system and method is for managing user session usage on one or more network devices. A session audit agent executes on each of the one or more network devices for collecting application usage data. A session audit services application executes on the one or more network devices for receiving... Agent: Chan Law Group Lc
20090132580 - Systems and methods for creating and viewing clinical protocols: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a clinical workflow system including a user interface adapted to present a visualization of a workflow to a user. The workflow represents a clinical protocol including a plurality of tasks. The user interface is adapted to generate a state machine for the workflow... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090132572 - User interface and method in a local search system with profile page: The invention provides a user interface including a profile page displayed independent of a search identifier that the user interacts with.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132573 - User interface and method in a local search system with search results restricted by drawn figure elements: The invention provides a user interface to display search results including a first view transmitted from a server computer to a client computer system displaying a map including information relating to geographic location, at least one selector for drawing at least one figure element on the map displayed in the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090132598 - Adaptively optimizing order entry system: A system continuously improves the sensitivity, specificity, precision, and accuracy of treatment ordering templates. A repository of information comprises multiple candidate order sets individually including multiple candidate items for order and associated corresponding related order parameters. An individual item for order is associated with multiple related order parameters. A data... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090132594 - Data classification by kernel density shape interpolation of clusters: A data processing system is provided that comprises a processor, a random access memory for storing data and programs for execution by the processor, and computer readable instructions stored in the random access memory for execution by the processor to perform a method for obtaining a shape interpolated representation of... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP - IBM Arc Division
20090132600 - Developing enterprise information life cycle management policies 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. (rcr) C/o Rolnik & Associates, P.C.
20090132596 - Device and method for setting odor: The present invention is related to a device and a method for setting odor so as to solve the shortage that conventional digital cameras can not attach odor within the digital image files. The present invention provides an Add Odor option and the sub-menu thereof in the operation interface of... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090132599 - Hierarchical and reduced index structures for multimedia files: Playback and distribution systems and methods for multimedia files are provided. The multimedia files are encoded with indexes associated with the content data of the multimedia files. Through the use of the indexes, playback of the content is enhanced without significantly increasing the file size of the multimedia file.... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20090132597 - Image editing apparatus and image editing method: A destination information management unit manages filtering permission information that indicates whether or not to perform filter settings with respect to each index recorded in index data, in association with destination information or distribution destination information in which a distribution destination of a printed document on which document image data... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090132590 - Image-based data management method and system: Methods and systems are provided for storing, organizing, and accessing image-based documents. The method includes receiving an image-based document, conducting an OCR conversion process to produce an equivalent document in text format, identifying keywords of the equivalent document in text format, linking the keywords with the image-based document and the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090132585 - Instructional lesson customization via multi-media data acquisition and destructive file merging: A method and system for creating user-customized multimedia-based instructional lessons enables a user to select desired instructional lesson segments retrieved or generated as media files from a storage medium, and integrate the media files for the selected lesson segments into an instructional lesson media file. For creating a customized language... Agent: Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman PC
20090132588 - Integrated and intuitive display of clinical information: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a system for clinical review of a patient comprising: a plurality medical studies relating to a medical history of the patient, each of said plurality of medical studies comprising a representation; a user interface for permitting a user to interact with said representations;... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090132586 - Management of medical workflow: Various embodiments provide participants in a medical workflow with an integrated way to interact with a variety of medical information systems. Medical information can be collected from different medical information systems and/or data sources and presented to a user in one or more customized interfaces. Users can interact with the... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.
20090132593 - Media player for playing media files by emotion classes and method for the same: Techniques for playing back media files based on their classified emotion classes are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, media files, downloaded or pre-stored, are classified in accordance with a set of emotion classes. Upon receiving a playback instruction from a user, a play-back system (e.g., an... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Agency
20090132591 - Method and system for displaying and accessing music data files: A media system and method of accessing music data files are provided. The media system includes a memory storage device, wherein a plurality of music data files are accessed based upon classifications that correspond to a plurality of categories that have a successive relationship to one another. A processor performs... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20090132584 - Method for reconstructing evolutionary data: Techniques for reconstructing evolutionary data of a set of genomic data are provided. The techniques include obtaining a set of genomic data, determining a chronological order of one or more mutations within the set of genomic data, determining a chronological order of one or more recombinations within the set of... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090132595 - Method of writing and reproducing multimedia service by using tag and apparatus therefor: Provided are method and apparatus for writing and reproducing a multimedia service using a tag in order to provide an intuitive interface for a user using a multimedia service. The method includes selecting a multimedia service to be written; generating tag information identifying the selected multimedia service; and writing the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090132587 - Methods and systems for managing content dependency deployment: A method for managing electronic content includes obtaining the content and associating top level contents of the obtained content with a deployment set. The top level content includes content that is specified by a user for deployment. The method also includes determining all dependencies of dependent content for each of... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (12553 - 1000)
20090132592 - Methods of pre-production and casting: This invention relates to methods of pre-production and casting in the early stages of a program, preferably a reality television, internet, or other media-based program, including a program cast selecting method whereby a database of potential participants is created and accessible to users via a social network on the internet,... Agent: Christopher James Schiller
20090132582 - Processor-server hybrid system for processing data: The present invention relates to a processor-server hybrid system that comprises (among other things) a set (one or more of servers (e.g., mainframes) and a set of front-end application optimized processors. Moreover, implementations of the invention provide a server and processor hybrid system and method for distributing and managing the... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090132583 - System and method for capturing, annotating, and linking media: A system and method for linking media that is captured and then classified based on a set of parameters, such that related media is linked for further analysis by a user. The parameters include temporal, proximity, and content information in the form of metadata that is extracted from each media... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090132589 - System and method for threshold-based notification of document processing device status: The subject application is directed to a system and method for threshold-based notification of document processing device status. First, device status notifications are received from at least one document processing device. Next, threshold data corresponding to a preselected notification threshold is stored in an associated data storage. Count data, corresponding... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090132603 - Data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus that allows even an application and a terminal, which do not know the unique ID used for an encryption, to delete contents stored in a memory card. In this apparatus, during a content writing process, a management information creating part (5) acquires, from a content received... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090132601 - Identifying opportunities for effective expansion of the content of a collaboration application: Within a document collaboration system, such as a wiki application, a logging component operates in association with a server. The logging component automatically creates and maintains a log of interactions between the server and users of the document collaboration system. The content of the log has a predictable format. In... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20090132604 - Storing information with a description logic file system: Methods, systems, and products for storing information in a data processing system. The method includes providing a knowledge base for a file system manager that is adapted to organize a plurality of real files on a mass memory of the data processing system. The knowledge base defines a collection of... Agent: Ibm Corp (ibm Austin Iplaw)
20090132602 - Virtual data maintenance: A computer-implemented apparatus, method, and article of manufacture manage a plurality of database systems and perform data maintenance tasks in a data warehouse system. A domain includes a plurality of database systems. A virtual regulator manages the domain, detects a request to invoke a data maintenance task on a first... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090132605 - Handling of data in a data sharing system: A method of handling data in a data sharing system is provided. The data sharing system includes a set of data objects. Each data object includes an object type identifier and a set of attributes. The method includes coupling at least one set of object type identifier and attribute in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090132606 - Mobile device and data synchronization method thereof: A data synchronization method for a mobile device is provided for effectively synchronizing metadata between a database and a file system of the mobile device. A metadata synchronization method of the present invention includes resetting, when an external storage is connected, an effective value of metadata and a global variable;... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090132608 - System and method for document processing maintenance reporting: The subject application is directed to a system and method for document processing maintenance reporting. First, a service operation of an associated document processing device is commenced. Next, data corresponding to the service operation on the document processing device is logged into an associated data storage after the commencement of... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090132607 - Techniques for log file processing: Techniques for log file processing are provided. Multiple user-defined functions process in parallel on different nodes of a network. Each user-defined function on a particular node creates its own log file. All the log files are represented by the same identifier within their respective node environments. When access to the... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090132611 - Closed-loop system management method and process capable of managing workloads in a multi-system database environment: A computer-implemented apparatus, method, and article of manufacture provide the ability to manage a plurality of database systems. A domain contains a plurality of database systems. A system event monitor, on each of the database systems, monitors the database systems' system conditions and operating environment events within the domain. A... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20090132610 - Methods, systems and computer program products for playing back previously published content: Previously published content is played back by identifying a previous time in which the previously published content was previously published and automatically adding an indication of the previous time in which the content was previously published, while playing back the previously published content. The indication may include a timestamp of... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing
20090132612 - Provision of data for data warehousing applications: A computer network architecture for making procurement-related information that has been generated on a transaction level available to data warehousing techniques is described. The network includes a transaction processing layer with at least one accounting component with a general ledger data base for centrally storing information contained in accounted-related data... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20090132609 - Real time data replication for query execution in a massively parallel computer: Embodiments of the invention may be used to increase query processing parallelism of an in-memory database stored on a parallel computing system. A group of compute nodes each store a portion of data as part of the in-memory database. Further, a pool of compute nodes may be reserved to create... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090132613 - Apparatus, method and system for restoring files: The invention describes a method, system, recording medium for a program and the related program to restore information files. The invention specifically addresses the technical field of mobile storage devices used in co-operation with a, generally larger, repository of information. A user can identify files to be transferred from a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090132616 - Archival backup integration: The inventive systems/techniques described herein provide solutions to managing information that may be integrated with many existing back-up applications. The techniques use existing resources, and provide transparent access to additional data processing functionalities. In one arrangement, a data de-duplication technique is provided. The technique includes monitoring a computer system to... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20090132614 - Data gravitation in a distributed-tree structure: A method and apparatus for obtaining data from a cluster of cache nodes in a tree-based structure is disclosed. A querying cache node outside a partition group queries data of a cache node of the partition group. The partition group is made of one or more cache nodes of the... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090132618 - Online system and method for restoring electronic media on electronic storage devices: Copy protected materials are backed up or restored and made available for play on electronic media players through an online retrievable system. Corrupted segments of electronic media storage files are identified and located prior to being read, executed, or played. An uncorrupted copy from the network is then located, and... Agent: Law Office Of Delio & Peterson, LLC.
20090132615 - Storage system, storage device and data updating method: A storage device including a data volume for storing data sent from a host computer and a journal volume to which update data in the data volume is written in a chronologically identifiable manner, comprises an update unit updating update data from a data restoration unnecessary period, from among the... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090132617 - Virtual disk drive system and method: A disk drive system and method capable of dynamically allocating data is provided. The disk drive system may include a RAID subsystem having a pool of storage, for example a page pool of storage that maintains a free list of RAIDs, or a matrix of disk storage blocks that maintain... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090132620 - Data storage apparatus and data storage method: In response to a write command with regard to an FAT1 area received from a host device, the data storage apparatus collectively records management information with regard to the FAT1 area simultaneously with duplicate management information of identical content as management information with regard to an FAT2 area at consecutive... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090132619 - Methods and apparatus for deduplication in storage system: In one implementation, a storage system comprises host computers, a management terminal and a storage system having block interface to communicate with the host computers/clients. The storage system also incorporates a deduplication capability using chunks (divided storage area). The storage system maintains a threshold (upper limit) with respect to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090132621 - Selecting storage location for file storage based on storage longevity and speed: A method for selecting storage locations is provided. The method involves selecting storage locations for file storage by matching the speed and/or longevity of the storage locations with the frequency of access of the file type of the file, or the frequency of access of the file itself. The method... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090132623 - Information processing device having data field and operation methods of the same: An information processing device includes a memory array and a controller. The memory array includes a data field that stores file data and a management information field that stores information regarding the data field. The controller controls a writing operation to the memory array. The controller stores a portion of... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090132622 - Method and system for garbage collection: A method and system for garbage collection are provided. A memory allocation request is received for an object. An object identifier is generated for the object. A first memory location is allocated to the object. A translation table is generated storing a map of the object identifier and the first... Agent: Sap Ag05/14/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090125477 - Foreign language abbreviation translation in an instant messaging system: A system for automatically providing foreign language abbreviation translation in an instant messaging system that identifies a foreign language abbreviation translation database based on a user indicated source culture. The foreign abbreviation translation database stores abbreviation translations for foreign language abbreviations frequently used by people from the user indicated source... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.
20090125476 - Interface for selection of items: An apparatus (and method) is configured to perform an operation on a plurality of items of data. A memory stores data identifying said items. The apparatus generates a list of selected items identifying an item in response to a first selection signal; performs a selection operation to add an item... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090125480 - Combining streaming and navigation for evaluating xml queries: A query is rewritten to combine streaming evaluation and XML index evaluation. The query is rewritten to include a streaming operator (e.g. function) that, when executed, uses streaming evaluation. Further, the query is rewritten so that XML index evaluation of a path expression also produces location information that identifies the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090125479 - Data view preservation: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for preserving data views in an information space. A first aspect of the invention provides a method of preserving data views encountered as a user browses an information space, the method comprising: creating an empty path to be taken by a... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090125478 - Database heap management system with variable page size and fixed instruction set address resolution: A heap management system for a database uses “sets” of pages to store database information. As memory for each successive set of pages is allocated, more memory is allocated for storing rows in each page of the set. Similarly, the maximum number of rows of information storable in each page... Agent: Overhauser Law Offices, LLC Docketing Department
20090125487 - Content based image retrieval system, computer program product, and method of use: The present invention relates to a method and system for searching a target image in a data repository. A user may search a collection of images and retrieve images based upon the image content of a target or query image. The system may apply a combination of pre-processing techniques and... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090125483 - File transmission system and file management method thereof: A file transmission system and a file management method thereof that is capable, when files are transmitted between devices, of allowing the user to determine whether to download a file having a delete history, among those files, so that an undesired file is not transmitted. The file transmission system includes... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090125488 - Geographic xml database management system: The present invention relates to an XML database management system for providing geographic information. In one embodiment, the XML database management system comprises a loader capable to convert (1) a geospatial data document, in particular a shape file, into an XML document in accordance with a predefined XML schema, wherein... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090125489 - Message generator: A message generator for use in a publish/subscribe system, the publish/subscribe system having a broker for receiving a plurality of messages from one or more publishers and a subscriber: the message generator comprising: a storage component for retaining the plurality of messages; and an aggregator for aggregating the plurality of... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090125492 - Method, apparatus and computer program for key word searching: System, method and computer program for initiating a search at a server computer. A data base including a URL of the server computer is stored at a client computer. Information entered by a user into the client computer is received. From the information, a search term and the URL of... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090125486 - Multi-tier employment model for human capital management: A three-tier employment model provides flexibility when modeling even moderately complex relationships, such as where an employee has multiple job tasks or assignments for an employer. In such an example, a top level can store information for each employee defining the type of relationship that exists between the employee and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090125481 - Presenting media data associated with chat content in multi-dimensional virtual environments: A computer-implemented method enables communication between a first client and a second client mutually participating in a communication session including a multi-dimensional virtual environment is claimed. The method includes determining one or more concepts based on the one or more communications in the multi-dimensional virtual environment between the first client... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)
20090125491 - System and computer readable medium for generating refinement categories for a set of search results: A system and computer readable medium for providing a set of refinement categories for a set of search results generated in response to a search query. The system comprises: a category identifier system that analyzes each search result and identifies at least one category from a hierarchy of categories for... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090125484 - System and method for engaging an online employment service: An online employment website and the computer system and software for operating the website are disclosed. The invention relates to a system and method for gathering information from both employers and job applicants, and providing an online database management system that screens the applicants so that an employer is charged... Agent: Intelletech, PLLC
20090125482 - System and method for filtering rules for manipulating search results in a hierarchical search and navigation system: A method is disclosed for modifying the results of a search performed in a collection of items by a search and navigation system. The method includes receiving a query from a user interface and determining a navigation state, defined by expressions of attribute-value pairs, based on the received query. The... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York
20090125493 - System and method for nested categorization using factorization: A system for information item categorization in which each non-leaf node in a hierarchical organization of nodes represents a category, and each leaf node represents an information item. A number P is associated with each node. For non-leaf nodes, the associated number P is selected from a subset of relatively... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.
20090125490 - System for locating documents a user has previously accessed: A system is provided for enabling a user to search for documents that the user has previously viewed on its local machine. The system may include upon three main components: the desktop integration module, the index module, and the graphical user interface module. The desktop integration module is an application... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090125485 - System for searching for desired music: Disclosed is a system for searching desired music. The system includes a remote control mechanism, a connector connected to the remote control mechanism and at least one search mechanism connected to the connector. The search mechanism includes a communication interface unit and a search unit connected to the communication interface... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20090125494 - Global query normalization to improve xml index based rewrites for path subsetted index: Techniques for processing a query that includes a path expression are provided. A query processor determines whether an XML index may be used to execute the query instead of having to scan multiple XML documents. The query is parsed and normalized, which results in multiple normalized path expressions that are... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090125496 - Network device and method for monitoring of backend transactions in data centers: A network device and method for learning and monitoring transactions executed by back-end systems in data servers. Specifically, it allows learning and monitoring at least standard query language (SQL) transactions sent from an application server hosting a web application to a database server and executed thereon. Monitoring of SQL transactions... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20090125495 - Optimized streaming evaluation of xml queries: A database system may perform a streaming evaluation of an XPath expression by utilizing an XPath evaluation component in tandem with an XML event-streaming component. For a more optimal filtered streaming evaluation, the XML event-streaming component may provide an interface whereby the evaluation component sends certain criteria to the event-streaming... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090125497 - System and method for multi-lingual information retrieval: Multi-lingual information retrieval methods and systems are described.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090125507 - Computer aided design system: A computer aided design system is provided that includes a display, an input unit for inputting a circuit search-range narrowing condition, and a processing unit for, when a circuit topology of a circuit to be designed is changed, finding recommended circuits by searching a database, which stores part data and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090125509 - Document recognizing apparatus and method: A document recognizing apparatus includes a display control unit which displays a document data including a character string related to a character string selected by a user, and an area that includes at least a character string of the document data.... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090125498 - Doubly ranked information retrieval and area search: In a search system, document terms are weighted as a function of prevalence in a data set, the documents are scored as a function of prevalence and weight of the document terms contained therein, and then independently, the documents are ranked for a given search as a function of (a)... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20090125510 - Dynamic presentation of targeted information in a mixed media reality recognition system: A context-aware targeted information delivery system comprises a mobile device, an MMR matching unit, a plurality of databases for user profiles, user context and advertising information, a plurality of comparison engines and a plurality of weight adjusters. The mobile device is coupled to deliver an image patch to the MMR... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick
20090125505 - Information retrieval using category as a consideration: Category affinity may be used as a consideration in providing search results. A taxonomy of substantive categories is created and/or obtained. A corpus of document is compared with the taxonomy to determine the category(ies) with which the documents affine. A query is also compared with the taxonomy to determine the... Agent: Peter M. Ullman LLC
20090125499 - Machine-moderated mobile social networking for managing queries: Systems and methods of a machine-moderated mobile social networking for managing queries are disclosed here. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, which may be implemented on a system, of receiving queries from a mobile device and intelligently distributing the queries among users that are deemed... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090125506 - Method of managing messages in archiving system for e-discovery: Provided is a method for managing messages in an archiving system for E-Discovery. The method includes capturing a message by classifying the message using at least one of a port number, a packet content and a packet pattern at the time of messaging a message transmitted by all communication devices... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090125500 - Optimization of abstract rule processing: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for optimizing the processing of abstract rules. In general, the results of executing an abstract query may be used as data inputs for processing an abstract rule. In one embodiment, query results may be sorted according to input field values required for processing a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090125511 - Page ranking system employing user sharing data: Standard web content search result relevance and ranking is improved by considering certain social reference data, such as the number of times an item of content is shared, normalized for the number of times it is viewed. A system and method for improving the relevance and ranking includes a system... Agent: JasIPConsulting
20090125501 - Ranker selection for statistical natural language processing: Systems and methods for selecting a ranker for statistical natural language processing are provided. One disclosed system includes a computer program configured to be executed on a computing device, the computer program comprising a data store including reference performance data for a plurality of candidate rankers, the reference performance data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090125512 - Schema mapper: Embodiments of the present invention provide the ability to effectively visualize the mapping between two schemas, referred to herein as a source schema (or first schema) and a destination schema (or second schema), regardless of the size or complexity of the schemas and mappings. According to one aspect of the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090125502 - System and methods for generating diversified vertical search listings: A method of generating a diversified vertical search results listing, including listing attribute values related to search criteria and their frequency of occurrence to create a plurality of listings; creating a plurality of interval bands based on the plurality of listings; generating a random diversity score for each listing over... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20090125513 - System for remotely searching a local user index: A system is provided for enabling a user to search for documents that the user has previously viewed on its local machine. The system may include three main components: the desktop integration module, the index module, and the graphical user interface module. The desktop integration module is an application which... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090125508 - Systems and methods for file transfer to a pervasive computing system: Embodiments of the invention described herein provides a system and method for transferring files in a pervasive computing system. The methods comprises the steps of selecting at least a sub-set of files to be made available to a remote computing system and determining a relevance score for each of the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090125504 - Systems and methods for visualizing web page query results: Systems and methods for providing search results responsive to a search query are provided. A submitted search query is received from a search requester. Search results relevant to the search query are obtained from a document index. Each search result comprises (i) a source document or a reference to a... Agent: Jones Day
20090125503 - Web page categorization using graph-based term selection: This disclosure describes systems and methods for categorizing web pages. Web pages and terms selected from those web pages are organized in a matrix. The number of terms in the matrix are filtered using a Laplacian score algorithm. A linear regression algorithm or some other algorithm may use the filtered... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090125517 - Method and system for keyword correlation in a mobile environment: Methods and systems for determining a suitability for a mobile client to display information are disclosed. A particular exemplary method includes receiving a plurality of sets of one or more first keywords on a mobile client, each set of first keywords associated with one or more respective first messages, monitoring... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090125514 - Sequence matching algorithm: Sequence alignment techniques are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sparse data structure is constructed that represents respective character positions of matching character sets in input sequences. This sparse data structure may take a variety of forms, including a “tree of trees.” Once constructed, each match is linked to at most... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20090125515 - String pooling: A start index and a length are obtained for a subset of a text sequence buffered within a parser. A string pool containing a plurality of pooled string objects is polled to determine whether any of the pooled string objects contain the subset of the text sequence buffered within the... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20090125516 - System and method for detecting duplicate content items: Generally, the present invention provides systems, methods and computer program products for detecting different content items with similar content by examining the anchortext of the link. A method of the present invention comprises selecting one of a plurality of websites, crawling the selected website to identify one or more content... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20090125518 - Collaborative authoring: A collaborative authoring application provides an authoring environment in which two or more users can edit a document concurrently. Each user edits a copy of the document, sends updates to a master copy of the document, and receives updates from the master copy of the document. The authoring environment generally... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090125520 - Design of self-adapting meta descriptors based upon real use scenarios and experiences: Provided is a system for generating an on-demand, custom runtime solution to a user or Business's computing needs. A library of software components corresponding to different computing tasks of a business situation is created. Each software component is associated with one or more meta descriptors. The software components and related... Agent: Greg Goshorn, P.C.
20090125519 - Device, system, and method for regulating software lock elision mechanisms: A method, apparatus and system for, in a computing apparatus, comparing a measure of data contention for a group of operations protected by a lock to a predetermined threshold for data contention, and comparing a measure of lock contention for the group of operations to a predetermined threshold for lock... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090125523 - Distributed management framework for personal attributes: A technique for distributed management of attributes includes propagating attributes based upon attribute-granularity permissions. An example of a system according to the technique may include a server, coupled to a first client and a second client, that includes a module that receives attribute data from the first client; a permissions... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090125522 - File sharing system and file sharing method: Privacy information of a user is protected without hampering convenience when such user is to process a file in an online file storage. Provided is a file sharing system including at least one or more information processing units and a storage apparatus connected to the at least one or more... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090125521 - System and method for representation of multiple-identities of a user in a social networking environment: Systems and methods for representation of a user in a social networking environment are disclosed. In one aspect of the present disclosure, a method of a social networking environment includes managing anonymity levels of a set of user content provided by a user to the social networking environment. The set... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090125524 - Correlation-based visualization of service-oriented architecture protocol (soap) messages: Correlation-based visualization of markup language messages is implemented. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a message manager receives a markup language message exchanged over a network. Correlation logic applies a template to the markup language message. Correlation logic utilizes at least one rule to visually identify correlated message... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090125525 - File access system: A disclosed file access system is capable of receiving each of code data from a server apparatus and updating a local file without increasing the processing time upon receiving the code data as the number of received code data is increased. The file access system includes a header data receiving... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090125527 - Information processing apparatus, music distribution system, music distribution method and computer program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a music storage portion to store music data, a music playback portion to play back music data, a metadata acquisition portion to acquire metadata describing information about the music data being played back in the music playback portion, a metadata transmission portion... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090125526 - System and method for providing automated non-volatile offline access to relational data: A system and method for providing automated non-volatile offline access to on-line relational data. The system provides offline access to local relational data and automatically synchronizes the local relational data with a central on-line relational data store. Specifically the system comprises one or more local databases stored on one or... Agent: Miller Thompson, LLP
20090125528 - Apparatus and method for classifying e-mail using decision tree: An apparatus and method for classifying e-mails using a decision tree is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a client e-mail storing unit for storing e-mails according to each folder; a decision tree generating unit for generating a decision tree based on information about e-mails stored according to folders in the client... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090125529 - Extracting information based on document structure and characteristics of attributes: Techniques are disclosed herein for extracting attributes from documents such as web pages. A structure of a training document is compared with a structure of a template to determine a template-node that structurally corresponds to a training-document node that has been annotated with an attribute. Filters can be learned by... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090125530 - Hierarchy nodes derived based on parent/child foreign key and/or range values on parent node: Nodes of a tree are dynamically generated. A user may specify that a node should have a separate child node for each unique value that occurs in a particular column of a relational table. A user may specify that a node should have a separate child node for each range... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090125531 - Key management and high performance runtime for view business objects: The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for determining keys for use with data structures, such as objects, business objects, view business objects, and the like. In one aspect, there is provided a computer-implemented method. The method may include determining a first key of... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20090125532 - Method and system for correlating front-end and back-end transactions in a data center: A system and method for correlating front-end and back-end transactions in a data center. The method includes gathering front-end and back-end transactions; analyzing pairs of transactions to detect correlated front-end and back-end transactions; saving correlated pairs in a database; and displaying the correlated pairs on a graphical user interface (GUI).... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20090125534 - Method and system for indexing and searching timed media information based upon relevance intervals: A method and system for indexing, searching, and retrieving information from timed media files based upon relevance intervals. The method and system for indexing, searching, and retrieving this information is based upon relevance intervals so that a portion of a timed media file is returned, which is selected specifically to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090125533 - Reference-based technique for maintaining links: Described herein, among other things, are implementations for a reference-based link module. The reference-based link module is configured to input a Web document having one or more links and convert the links to a reference-based link in a modified Web document. Mappings from the links to the corresponding reference-based links... Agent: John Whitaker Whitaker Law Group
20090125535 - Structure for deleting leaves in tree table structures: Techniques and articles of manufacture are provided comprising computer readable programs that, when executed on the computer, cause the computer to delete a leaf from a Patricia tree having a direct table and a plurality of PSCB's which decode portions of the pattern of a leaf in the tree without... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20090125537 - Detection of utf-16 encoding in streaming xml data without a byte-order mark and related printers, systems, methods, and computer program products: Provided are printers and other electronic devices, systems, methods, and computer program products that automatically detect and determine UTF-16 encoding schemes and endiannesss thereof in an incoming XML data steam for XML declarations without a UTF-16 byte-order mark (BOM) or encoding declaration. This allows for the automatic and unambiguous accurate... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090125536 - Implementing event processors: Novel techniques for implementing applications, such as event processors (“EPs”), designed in CQL are provided. Event processors, created as a network of CQL operators, can be implemented in SQL. Implementing an event processor in SQL allows the leveraging of significant industry knowledge and experience in research and development of SQL... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20090125538 - Video encoding and decoding using parallel processors: A method is disclosed for the decoding and encoding of a block-based video bit-stream such as MPEG2, H.264-AVC, VC1, or VP6 using a system containing one or more high speed sequential processors, a homogenous array of software configurable general purpose parallel processors, and a high speed memory system to transfer... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090125546 - Automatic software production system: An automated software production system is provided, in which system requirements are captured, converted into a formal specification, and validated for correctness and completeness. In addition, a translator is provided to automatically generate a complete, robust software application based on the validated formal specification, including user-interface code and error handling... Agent: Ronald Craig Fish, A Law Corporation
20090125544 - Intelligent augmentation of media content: Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods (and corresponding systems and computer program products) that augment visual elements in documents with rich media content and provide the rich media content based on user interaction with the augmented visual elements in the documents. The disclosed embodiments analyze a document for qualified... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090125539 - Method and system for connecting words, phrases, or symbols within the content of transmitted data to uri or ip address: This invention relates to the field of wireless data communication technologies and network domain name parsing technologies, provides a method and a system for connecting words, phrases, or symbols of any languages or multimedia expressions, within the content of transmitted data, to URI or IP Addresses. The presented method of... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090125545 - Method for constructing key graph for multi-group multi-casting service and managing key: Provided is a method for constructing a key graph for multi-group multi-casting service and managing a key. The method includes: searching for a user group set (common group set) having the same access right to each resource combination comprising multiple resource selected from resources for a service and non-overlapping with... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090125540 - Method for executing federated database queries using aliased keys: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for performing federated queries of data records stored in multiple data sources. In one embodiment, an aliased key table may be configured to store relationships between key fields of multiple data sources. The aliased key table may specify a mapping function to translate a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090125541 - Obtaining and providing content for a dicom transfer configuration: A system and method for obtaining and/or providing a DICOM transfer configuration are provided. A database is queried for a first template. The database is configured to store a plurality of templates associated with a respective plurality of nodes. The first template having configuration content of a first node is... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090125547 - Storage system for managing a log of access: Provided is a storage system including: a first interface connected to a host computer; a second interface connected to a manager terminal; a control unit connected to the first interface and the second interface and equipping a processor and a memory; and one or more disk drives in which data... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090125542 - Systems and methods for modular information extraction: Embodiments of the present invention include a computer-implemented method of extracting information. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises defining a plurality of reusable operators, wherein each operator performs a predefined information extraction task different from the other operators. Composite annotators may be created by specifying a composition of the... Agent: Chad R. Walsh Fountainhead Law Group
20090125543 - Transaction data representations using an adjacency matrix: In some example embodiments, a system and method is illustrated as including retrieving account data including at least one of an account identifier and transaction data. Further, in some example embodiments, a data structure is generated that includes the account data. Additionally, in some example embodiments, the data structure is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090125549 - Method and system for calculating competitiveness metric between objects: Method and System for calculating competitiveness metric between objects are provided. The method comprises the steps of: obtaining a first object and a second object; selecting, from all the relation instances stored in a relation instance repository, associated relation instances related to the first and second objects; and calculating, based... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090125548 - System and method for implementing shared scalable nonzero indicators: A Scalable NonZero Indicator (SNZI) object in a concurrent computing application may include a shared data portion (e.g., a counter portion) and a shared nonzero indicator portion, and/or may be an element in a hierarchy of SNZI objects that filters changes in non-root nodes to a root node. SNZI objects... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20090125553 - Asynchronous processing and function shipping in ssis: Systems and methods that integrate data and business logic/functions associated with a data flow. An encapsulation component packages data flow and business logic together as part of a message based asynchronous execution. Such encapsulation component spans a single logical data flow across multiple servers and supports distributed processing, wherein by... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090125558 - Card authorization terminal system and card management method using the same: A card authorization terminal system of present invention includes a card identifying unit, a database management unit, and an authorization processing unit. The card identifying unit deciphers card property information stored in a card and determines whether the card is valid. The database management unit determines final card property information... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090125560 - Information processing apparatus and method of controlling the same, information processing method, and computer program: An information processing apparatus comprises, a storage unit configured to store image data and metadata of the image data, a reception unit configured to receive designation of at least two of the image data stored in the storage unit and designation of metadata to be newly added to the designated... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090125552 - Intelligent seed treatment system and method: A system and method for treating a least a portion of an initial seed sample to create one or more treated seed samples is provided. In various embodiments, one or more seed treatment apparatus components are in communication with one or more controllers such that seed samples treated by a... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP Bank Of America Plaza
20090125557 - Log recording apparatus: It is possible to leave records with which analysis of a cause can be efficiently performed when a trouble occurs in an observation target system and realize reduction in the size of the records at the time of recording. The present invention is proposed as a log recording apparatus. This... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090125555 - Method and apparatus for flexible archiving: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for selectively archiving medical imaging data. The method comprises receiving criteria to selectively archive medical imaging data. The criteria may include but is not limited to, for example, one of the following: modality, procedure code, institution, department, physician, data... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090125561 - Method and system for distributed image processing and storage: A user processes high resolution digital images at a user computer by converting the high resolution images into low and thumbnail resolution formats and by converting the high resolution images into a JPEG format. The user also enters image related data into the user computer and creates a user database.... Agent: O''melveny & Myers LLP Ip&t Calendar Department La-13-a7
20090125559 - Method, apparatus and system for creating interest information: A frame number of a frame in interest (playback position identification information) in which a correlated region can be traced based on a certain initial reference region (for example, an interesting region on which user-designated addresses concentrate), position coordinates of an interesting region (coordinates identification information), and position coordinates of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090125554 - Statistical process control resource tracker: A method of monitoring performance data from at least one resource configures at least one resource to automatically transmit performance data, and registers the at least one resource in a relational database. Performance data is collected from the at least one resource, and is stored in the database. An actor... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20090125551 - System and method for broad-based neurotoxin-related gene mutation association: Broad-based genetic mutation association gene transcript test and data structure. Genetic mutation considerations for this unique test include a custom set of genetic sequences associated in peer-reviewed literature with various known genetic mutation related to exposure to toxic substances. Such genetic mutations include specific gene sequence alterations based on exposure... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle
20090125550 - Temporal event stream model: Disclosed is a temporal stream model that provides support both for query language semantics and consistency guarantees, simultaneously. A data stream is modeled as a time varying relation. The data stream model incorporates a temporal data perspective, and defines a clear separation in different notions of time in streaming applications.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090125556 - Website for presenting videos related to homes for sale and other places of interest within a specified region: A website is disclosed exclusively for distributing videos relating to homes for sale or rent, restaurants, schools, hotels, museums, tourist attractions, and other places of interest within a specified region. The website includes a database of videos and related information, a home webpage where location information such as a zip... Agent: Russ Weinzimmer
20090125565 - Data library optimization: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for optimizing a data library. A first aspect of the invention provides a method of optimizing a data library, comprising: moving a plurality of data files from a plurality of data library volumes to a staging area; sorting the data files... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090125564 - Method of controlling user access to multiple systems: A method of managing controlled user access to multiple subsystems in an enterprise system having a central directory containing a global user list of end-users and one or more netgroup lists defining a list of authorized end-users for accessing certain subsystem enables automatic update of one or more netgroup lists... Agent: Visa Usa C/o Duane Morris LLP Attn: James Sze, Esq.
20090125562 - Methods and systems involving checking memory integrity: A method for monitoring memory integrity comprising, receiving a data read access request, updating a data read history register responsive to receiving a data read access request, the update comprising storing a first register value, wherein the first register value is defined by a previous register value and a first... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Yorktown
20090125563 - Replicating and sharing data between heterogeneous data systems: In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a heterogeneous data sharing mechanism comprising a capture process and an apply process may be provided in a database system. The capture process mines or receives, at the source entity, a plurality of records that belong to a plurality of transactions.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090125566 - Synchronized viewing of file manipulations: Embodiments include computing device readable mediums, computing devices, and methods for synchronized viewing of file manipulations. One method embodiment includes creating a synchronized session between computing devices. The method further includes distributing copies of a file from one computing device to another and allowing each computing device to locally manipulate... Agent: Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch, PLLC
20090125567 - System and method for volunteer registration and management: This system and method provides a capability to enter, store, and maintain data associated with one or more organizations, organization-specific commit tees, and organization-specific volunteers. This system and method also includes processes for a volunteer to join committees, resign from committees, nominate committee chairs, manage committees, get reports, and communicate... Agent: Michael Ries
20090125568 - Database recovery method applying update journal and database log: A database recovery method including a computer and a storage system, in which: the storage system includes a disk drive for storing data; the disk drive includes a data volume, a snapshot volume, a database log for storing an update log, and an update journal for storing update information of... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090125571 - Arrangement for synchronizing media files with portable devices: Arrangements are provided which improve the efficiency of the synchronization process. The same ensure that synchronizations of large quantities of content can be completed with a minimum of delay. One method prioritizes the various tasks that are to be performed prior to synchronization. Another method initiates dependent tasks while parsing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090125569 - Dynamic replication on demand policy based on zones: The exemplary embodiments provide a computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer usable program code for automatically replicating a file. A request to download a file is received from a requester. The location of the requester and of each server on the network is mapped. A determination of whether... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090125570 - Online backup and restore: Online backup of image files includes providing a user interface for making a backup selection based on an image catalog that includes a plurality of image files, the user interface including a resolution option; receiving a backup selection based on the image catalog, the backup selection indicating a selection of... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Adobe Sys. Incorp.
20090125572 - Method for managing retention of data on worm disk media based on event notification: The present invention provides for a method and a computer system for managing the retention of data on WORM disk media employing an event-based scheme of retaining data. The protection of the files is accomplished by establishing a retention period for the WORM disk media file volume containing the data... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20090125573 - Transactional multi-package installation: Described is a technology by which storage space in the form of allocation units (e.g., clusters of a storage volume) are intentionally allocated so as to likely be non-contiguous for a file's data. For example, random selection of each of the allocation units will likely provide non-contiguous allocation units; on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090125574 - Software pipelining on a network on chip: Memory sharing in a software pipeline on a network on chip (‘NOC’), the NOC including integrated processor (‘IP’) blocks, routers, memory communications controllers, and network interface controllers, with each IP block adapted to a router through a memory communications controller and a network interface controller, where each memory communications controller... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)05/07/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090119245 - Managing data using r-smart criteria: Implementations related to managing data on r-smart networks are disclosed.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090119246 - Automated capture of information generated at meetings: Meeting information is collected in an automatic or automated manner utilizing user devices among other devices likely to be present at meetings. Devices can detect the occurrence of a meeting and initiate data capture. Subsequently, aggregated data can be processed to facilitate access and/or dissemination of the data. For instance,... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090119247 - Efficient hash based full-outer join: In a database system, a full outer join is computed using a hash-based join.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090119248 - Search based on diversity: An example method of expanding a search is provided. In this example, a query used in the search is initially accessed. Other queries associated with the accessed query are identified, and these other queries include query terms. A diversity of the query terms is measured and the accessed query may... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090119249 - Tracking premature termination of a database query: An apparatus and program product that utilize at least one prematurely terminated processing of a database query to improve the processing of the database query. Due to the difficulty of conventional techniques to improve the execution and/or performance of long processing queries, (e.g., advanced user knowledge, assistance from an expert,... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)
20090119270 - Abstract query building with selectability of aggregation operations and grouping: Systems and articles of manufacture for query building with selectability of aggregation operations and grouping. Abstract queries are composed on the basis of a data abstraction model abstractly describing data in the database. The abstract queries may include result criterions and aggregation operations to be performed with respect to the... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090119267 - Aggregation and retrieval of network sensor data: Methods, devices, and systems that aggregate and retrieve network sensor data. In one approach, an exemplary method includes receiving a plurality of instances of correlated sensor data from a plurality of remote data storages, each instance of sensor data respectively correlating to an occurrence. In another approach, an exemplary method... Agent: Constellation Law Group, PLLC
20090119251 - Data recording apparatus and data file transmission method in data recording apparatus: [Solving Means] The present invention is characterized in that in a case that a data file linked with a position information file is to be transmitted to the external apparatus, there are provided a data file divider which performs division processing on the data file on the basis of predetermined... Agent: Bodner & O'rourke, LLP
20090119266 - Distributed management framework for personal attributes: A technique for distributed management of attributes includes propagating attributes based upon attribute-granularity permissions. An example of a system according to the technique may include a server, coupled to a first client and a second client, that includes a module that receives attribute data from the first client; a permissions... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090119265 - Distributed multimedia access system and method: A distributed media access system and method. The method includes making each of a plurality nodes in a P2P network designate at least one nearest neighbors as a first node candidate and perform at least one random walk to obtain a second node candidate according to the peer list; calculating... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090119256 - Hosted searching of private local area network information: Hosted searching of different local area network (LAN) information is described. The apparatus for hosted searching of different private LAN information includes a LAN crawler to automatically and repeatedly crawl a LAN having multiple devices, and a hosted on-demand search system including a set of one or more centralized-search servers... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090119253 - Introduced in website's price and other market search system: This patent presentation refers to an innovator website's price and other market search system that has the subject matter to allow search prices between supermarkets, pharmacies, gas station and others activities. Moreover it's possible to get details about products, suppliers, qualities, guarantees and prices for consumption ends, characterized by software... Agent: Furr Law Firm
20090119271 - Method and apparatus for presenting a summary of selected values: A method, system, and article of manufacture for quickly and easily obtaining information about a list of elements. One embodiment of the invention comprises receiving a selection of at least one desired summary function, generating a configuration file containing the at least one desired summary function, receiving a selection of... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090119257 - Method and apparatus for searching a hierarchical database and an unstructured database with a single search query: Techniques for searching a hierarchical database and an unstructured database with a single search query are described herein. In one embodiment, a single search query is received that has syntax identifying an unstructured search string within a structured search query to automatically cause a search of the inverted index and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090119262 - Method and device for displaying and browsing a multi-faceted data set: This invention aims to provide a method and apparatus for displaying and/or browsing a multi-faceted data set containing hierarchical subject labels. In the present invention, subject labels can be located into a 3D space. Complex information, such as, the relationship between subject labels and weights of respective subject labels can... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090119268 - Method and system for crawling, mapping and extracting information associated with a business using heuristic and semantic analysis: A method and system for crawling multiple websites containing one or more web pages having information relevant to a particular domain of interest, such as details about local restaurants, extracting content from such websites, such as hours, location and phone number as well as reviews, review dates and other business... Agent: Robin Diane Goldstein
20090119250 - Method and system for searching and ranking entries stored in a directory: A method and system for searching and sorting or ranking entries from a directory. In one embodiment, the directory comprises a database of business listings and the directory is accessed by users through a telecommunication or voice network. A user utilizes voice commands or requests to specify a search for... Agent: Bennett Jones LLP
20090119264 - Method and system of accessing information: A system and method of associating various communication services with a user ID is described. Using the association of a user ID with various communication service(s) and/or device(s), information related to a search request may be provided via any or all devices and/or communication services which are associated with the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090119263 - Method and system of promoting human-assisted search: A method and system of promoting service(s) of a search system are disclosed. A monitoring software or a search monitor may be operative on a user device. A user may be notified of an alternate search result(s) when such a result is identified. Condition(s) whereby a notification is presented to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090119252 - Method of providing a number of search results for a handheld electronic device, and system and handheld electronic device employing the same: A method provides search results for a handheld electronic device including an input apparatus having a plurality of input members, each of at least a portion of which have a plurality of characters assigned thereto. A type of the input apparatus is sent from the device to a server. The... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20090119255 - Methods of systems using geographic meta-metadata in information retrieval and document displays: A computer-implemented method involving a corpus of documents. The method includes accepting search criteria from a user, the search criteria including a domain identifier identifying a domain and including a filter condition specifying a geometric relationship between co-referenced locations; in response to accepting the search criteria from the user, searching... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090119254 - Storing accessible histories of search results reordered to reflect user interest in the search results: Responsive to each user interaction of at least one user interaction with search results to separate network locations returned from a search request, the search results are reordered to reflect predicted user interest in the search results based on the user interactions. The reordered search results are stored. Responsive to... Agent: Ibm Corp (ap) C/o Amy Pattillo
20090119259 - Syndicating search queries using web advertising: Displaying potential search-engine queries in a portion (e.g., a portion allocated for a web advertisement or within an inline frame) of a web page along with the content of the web page is described herein. The potential search-engine queries are determine by first analyzing either the underlying content of the... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090119272 - System and computer program product for nested categorization using factorization: A system for information item categorization in which each non-leaf node in a hierarchical organization of nodes represents a category, and each leaf node represents an information item. A number P is associated with each node. For non-leaf nodes, the associated number P is selected from a subset of relatively... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.
20090119258 - System and method for content ranking and reviewer selection: Systems and methods for content ranking and reviewer selection are disclosed. In one aspect of the present disclosure, a method of content review includes receiving submitted content and identifying reviewers based on a set of criteria. The submitted content can be presented to the reviewers and ratings of the submitted... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090119269 - System and method for executing program in local computer: Disclosed herein is a method and system for executing a program in a local computer, in which a shortcut index data is indexed and recorded by using the title name of a shortcut file stored in a local computer, a query is received from a user, and then a shortcut... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
20090119260 - Systems and methods for printing content associated with a website: Systems and methods for communicating with a network device are provided. In this regard, a representative system, among others, includes a computing device that is electrically coupled to a printing device, the computing device being configured to access a website through a network, the computing device including a print manager... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090119261 - Techniques for ranking search results: A computer-implemented method is provided, which includes presenting to a user (30) a range of levels of personalization of search results, including a personalized level, a global level that is not personalized, and a community level between the personalized level and the global level. An indication (550) of a desired... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090119273 - Server device, client device, information processing system, information processing method, and program: An information processing method of an information processing system including a client device functioning as a client and a server device functioning as a server which are capable of communication via a network, includes the steps of: at the server device, managing format identification information provided so as to be... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090119288 - Apparatus and method for searching media data: An apparatus and method of searching media data is provided. The method of searching media data includes selecting attributes from a displayed category, calculating degrees of correspondence between the selected attributes and media data, and generating specified signals in accordance with the calculated degrees of correspondence.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090119278 - Continual reorganization of ordered search results based on current user interaction: Responsive to each user interaction with search results to network locations returned by a search engine, a search result reorganizer predicts user interest in the search results from each dynamic user interaction. Responsive to each prediction of user interest while a user interacts any of the search results, the search... Agent: Ibm Corp (ap) C/o Amy Pattillo
20090119282 - Decision support system with embedded clinical guidelines: A context-aware decision-support system automatically selects the clinical guideline pertaining to the patient's medical care and automatically deduces the current stage in the guideline (S312, S336). The system tracks a patient's progress through the guideline to maintain a determination as to the current stage (S304, S336). Based on the current... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090119277 - Differentiation of field attributes as value constraining versus record set constraining: Embodiments of the invention provide a method for creating value constraints and record constraints for entity based conditions, while (at least in some cases) reducing the amount of time and errors associated with manually composing query language statements (e.g., SQL). When composing an abstract query, a query interface may be... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090119281 - Granular knowledge based search engine: The application borrows terminology from data mining, association rule learning and topology. A geometric structure represents a collection of concepts in a document set. The geometric structure has a high-frequency keyword set that co-occurs closely which represents a concept in a document set. Document analysis seeks to automate the understanding... Agent: Law Offices Of Clement Cheng
20090119279 - Graph caching: In a method and apparatus for analyzing nodes of a Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA), an accessibility ranking, based on a DFA graph geometrical configuration, may be determined in order to determine cacheable portions of the DFA graph in order to reduce the number of external memory accesses. A walker process... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090119280 - Hosted searching of private local area network information with support for add-on applications: Hosted searching of private LAN information is described. The apparatus includes a LAN crawler to automatically and repeatedly crawl a LAN having multiple devices, using a discovery module to discover the devices, a generic-probing module to attempt to collect the descriptive information according to a first set of probing requirements,... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090119287 - Image processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: The Object of the present invention is providing a filtering function that is easily used for filtering a document whose importance is changed as time passes. For that end, importance of each search condition and a valid period of the importance are set in association with each other. On searching... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090119286 - Method and apparatus for utilizing user feedback to improve signifier mapping: An apparatus for finding resources on a network comprises a finder server having access to: (a) a database including: (i) an index of resources available on network of interconnected computers on which a plurality of resources reside; and (ii) information regarding user feedback gathered from previous operations of the apparatus... Agent: Groover & Associates
20090119276 - Method and internet-based search engine system for storing, sorting, and displaying search results: A method and Internet-based search engine system for storing, sorting, and displaying search results. In a first step, a search is performed by keywords and will return results that are sorted by keyword score per result. In a second step, when a user clicks on a search result the system... Agent: White-welker & Welker, LLC
20090119289 - Method and system for autocompletion using ranked results: A set of ordered predicted completion strings are presented to a user as the user enters text in a text entry box (e.g., a browser or a toolbar). The predicted completion strings can be in the form of URLs or query strings. The ordering may be based on any number... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20090119284 - Method and system for classifying display pages using summaries: A method and system for classifying display pages based on automatically generated summaries of display pages. A web page classification system uses a web page summarization system to generate summaries of web pages. The summary of a web page may include the sentences of the web page that are most... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090119275 - Method of monitoring electronic media: Consumer-generated media (CGM) and/or other media are monitored to allow an organization to become aware of, and respond to, issues that may affect how it is perceived by the public. An extract, transform, load (ETL) engine is used to process CGM and other media content, and an analytical engine utilizes... Agent: Daniel E. Johnson IBM Corporation, Almaden Research Center
20090119291 - Microhubs and its applications: A system and method of crawling at least one website comprising at least one URL includes maintaining a lookup structure comprising all of the URLs known to be on a website; calculating a hub score for each webpage of the website to be recrawled, wherein the hub score measures how... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20090119274 - Named entity extracting apparatus, method, and program: A named entity extracting apparatus that extracts a named entity suitable for a user by enabling an order to be set in which the named entity is extracted from texts includes: an extraction order reading unit 103 that acquires a named entity pattern name stored in association with an extraction... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090119290 - On-line e-mail service system, and service method thereof: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and system in which contextual information is obtained and inserted into the body of the e-mail. Users may authorize the access and analysis of the contents of their e-mails. Upon recognizing transmission of an email from one of the users, the content... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090119285 - Query utilization: Methods and system for query utilization are described. A rate of a plurality of queries to a data source may be determined for a plurality of time periods. The plurality of queries may be associated with a term. A cost may be associated with a normal-to-deviated query state transition and... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090119283 - System and method of improving and enhancing electronic file searching: The invention is a system and a method for improving and enhancing electronic file searching, the system employing the method, and the method comprising (a) accepting context as input; and (b) reducing context to keywords; and (c) weighting keywords; and (d) searching electronic data store(s) using said weighted keywords; and... Agent: Securience, LLC
20090119292 - Peer to peer traffic control method and system: A system, apparatus, and method for controlling peer to peer traffic at a network gateway or server. Suspected peer to peer traffic is identified heuristically and collected for content analysis. Content digital fingerprint pattern matching software is received from a remote server. Peer to peer traffic is selectively disposed of.... Agent: Patentry
20090119297 - Algorithm for sorting bit sequences in linear complexity: A computer program product and computer system for in-place sorting sequences of binary bits stored contiguously in an array within a memory device of the computer system prior to sorting. Each sequence includes contiguous fields of bits. The algorithm is executed by a processor of the computer system. The in-place... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090119293 - Computer method and system for determining individual priorities of shared activities: A computer-implemented method and apparatus determines individual user priorities of collections of resources. The invention system represents collections of shared resources as end-user activities. An engine retrieves the activity access history of the user and the activity records and generates a description of each activity and a priority score. The... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds
20090119295 - Electronic device with a copy controlling function and method of copy controlling: A copy controlling method includes supplying at least two slots for receiving storage devices; determining a first storage device and a second storage device when the two slots are connected with storage devices; determining the free space remaining on the second storage device and if the second storage can accept... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090119294 - System and method for hyping media recommendations in a media recommendation system: Systems and methods for allowing media recommendations to be hyped in a media recommendation system. Recommenders desiring to emphasize a particular media recommendations sent to recipients can “hype” the media recommendation. Hyping is a request for the media recommendation to be used or played sooner by the recipient that it... Agent: Concert Technology And Withrow & Terranova
20090119296 - Systems and methods for handling and distinguishing binarized, background artifacts in the vicinity of document text and image features indicative of a document category: A method of enhancing electronic documents received from a plurality of users by a document analysis system for improving automatic recognition and classification of the received electronic documents, is provided. For each page of a received electronic document, the method filters the page to infer binarized-background artifacts resulting from the... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090119299 - Online identity management and identity verification: A user identity verification apparatus and method comprising, via one or more processors, collecting in a computer database consolidated user data comprising information about a method user from a plurality of sources comprising credit bureau information, information from data vendors, and public information, generating a profile of the method user... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.C.
20090119298 - Visualization of access permission status: Queries regarding access permissions of users and rights to directories in a complex enterprise are executed in near realtime, using lookups to tables that form a condensed database maintained for each file server. User information is condensed by arranging users in user groups having common data access rights. Directory permissions... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090119302 - Asynchronous client to server updates: Methods and apparatus are provided which enable client-server communication during the execution of a web application to be batched, so as to manage the processing load on server-side components of the web application and the transmission load on the network(s) coupling the client and server. In some embodiments, client-side components... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090119303 - Device for managing media server resources for interfacing between application servers and media servers in a communication network: The invention concerns a device (D) dedicated to managing media server resources (MSj) in a communication network (CR), adapted to provide sets of media functions for providing the media parts of the requested services to client communication terminals (T) requesting services, comprising at least one media part, managed by application... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090119305 - Enterprise asset management system and method: A system and method for managing enterprise assets located at geographically distributed sites. The method includes storing in a database information relating to each asset, wherein the stored information includes cost of each asset and cost of service for each asset. The method further includes tracking and storing information relating... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing - Intellectual Property
20090119304 - Metadata structures and related locking techniques to improve performance and scalability in a cluster file system: A cluster file system is disclosed. A plurality of disk servers, operating as a single distributed disk server layer, are connected to the one or more physical disks. Each disk server stores metadata for each of the files. A plurality of lock servers, having one or more locks for each... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090119301 - System and method for modeling a session-based system with a transaction-based analytic model: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method for deriving an analytic model for a session-based system is provided. The method comprises receiving, by a model generator, client-access behavior information for the session-based system, wherein the session-based system comprises a plurality of interdependent transaction types. The method further... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090119300 - Technique for editing centralized digitally encoded information: A technique is disclosed herein for editing centralized digitally encoded content using a stateless client on a client machine. A repository on a central server is accessed by a user. The repository has a plurality of compilation units stored therein. One or more compilation units selected by the user are... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. / Sun / Stk
20090119306 - Transitioning of database srvice responsibility responsive to server failure in a partially clustered computing environment: A facility is provided for transitioning a database service from a failing, primary server to another server of a computing environment including a plurality of servers, at least some of which have a common database service capability, but not commonly replicated supporting databases. The facility includes, responsive to detection of... Agent: Ibm Corporation Department 417
20090119317 - Catch phrase generation device: f
20090119313 - Determining structure of binary data using alignment algorithms: Systems and methods for determining structure of two or more binary data strings. The method may comprise the steps of: (1) sorting the data strings by similarity; (2) recursively aligning the data strings; and (3) creating a length-based schema map of similar segments in the data strings. Global and/or local... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090119318 - Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus capable of collecting electronic data efficiently and avoiding sharing highly confidential and secure electronic data with an indefinite number of users. The information processing apparatus is connected to an external apparatus through a network. The information processing apparatus receives electronic data from the external apparatus, registers... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090119308 - Method and system for translating text into visual imagery content: A method, system, and computer program product are provided for translating text into visual imagery content. A request is received to identify at least one image associated with a text value. At least one association category from a plurality of association categories is identified with which to perform a search.... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20090119314 - Method for storing individual data elements of a scalable bit stream in file, and associated device: Data elements of a scalable data flow are individually stored in at least one file with quality levels of the scalable data flow described by at least one scaling feature in respective scaling levels and at least one data element is associated with every scaling level of the scaling features.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090119310 - Saving and restarting discrete event simulations: Method, system, and computer program product for saving and restarting discrete event simulations are provided. A discrete event simulation of a scenario is performed via a process executing on a system. The process includes one or more application threads. A checkpoint of the process is created at a point in... Agent: Cadence Design Systems Sawyer Law Group LLP
20090119316 - Schema indication system and method in a network environment including ims: In one embodiment, a scheme is disclosed for indicating schema information relating to one or more content types of a message body comprised within a message of a communication protocol. A communication protocol message such as a SIP or HTTP message is generated by a sender towards a recipient, wherein... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./dlg Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090119307 - Syslog parser: A computerized method performed in a computer operatively connected to storage. Parsing rules are determined for parsing logs output as text and/or symbols from multiple devices in a computer network. The logs are stored in the storage. Multiple log samples are sampled from the logs. The log samples are input... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20090119309 - System and method for analyzing data in a report: A method and a system for analyzing a data value of interest in a multidimensional database. The data value of interest is first identified in a structured report. The data source for the structured report is retrieved. A context for the data value of interest in the data source is... Agent: Patent Ingenuity, PC
20090119315 - System and method for pairing identification data: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method for linking at least two unique identifying data points together for the purpose of simplifying a search or data entry process. In one embodiment of the present invention, a method of pairing identification data comprising providing a database for... Agent: Maldjian & Fallon LLC
20090119319 - System for detecting migration differences of a customized database schema: Provided is a database schema migration difference detecting technique for detecting differences of a customized database schema before and after database migration by using XML technology, including: extracting a first database schema from a fresh database of a release and saving the first database schema in a first XML file;... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP Attn: Ibm54
20090119311 - Systems, methods, and computer products for in-place model attribute comparison: Systems, methods and computer products for comparing computer models to show differences. Exemplary embodiments include a method for examining changes to a data model in a computer system having a keyboard and a display, the method including examining a computer model having a plurality of model attributes, identifying each model... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Boca Raton
20090119312 - Taxonomy tool: In one general aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a system for describing information. This system may comprise at least one processor. The at least one processor may be configured to receive a taxonomy that may comprising a metric hierarchy and a plurality of entity hierarchies. The at least... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090119320 - Method and system for encoding data: A method and system for encoding the output data created by a simulator is provided. The method and system may generate smaller output data files or output databases than those created by known techniques. The method and system may also allow for accessing and manipulating the compressed data. The method... Agent: Ge Energy General Electric C/o Ernest G. Cusick
20090119323 - Method and system for reducing a data set: System and methods are provided for applying a dimensionality reduction process to a data set. The method includes obtaining a data set including a first set of variables and identifying collections of the first set of variables for replacement by a second set of variables. The method also includes replacing... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090119321 - Methods and computer program products for implementing low-cost pointer compression and decompression: Prior art attempts to provide 32-bit addressing within a 64-bit computing environment lead to other complications. Hardware solutions result in more complicated hardware which, in turn, increases costs and may reduce the functionality of 64-bit computing and significant changes to commercially available 64-bit processors. Alternatively, previous software solutions are computationally... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090119322 - System and method for managing content: A system for managing media files having different format characteristics includes a transcoder, a content store, and a plurality of clients. The content store is capable of storing a media file in a first format. The clients are each associated with one or more media file formats and capable of... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090119325 - Automated method for detecting and repairing configuration conflicts in a content management system: Embodiments of the invention provide for detecting and (in at least some cases) repairing XML configuration conflicts in a content management system (CMS). One method allows a CMS to evaluate various configuration components and determine when those components may conflict with one another. If a conflict is detected, the CMS... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090119328 - Bookmarks for program note information: Systems and methods for saving information related to selected media content are provided. The user may select a particular media item (e.g., a television program) and view information associated with the selected media. In response to a user request to save or bookmark the information associated with the media for... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20090119331 - Data conversion system: A data conversion system and method are provided. Specifically, under the present invention, a collection of data records is received from a first application. The data records include data fields for storing data entries, with at least one of the data fields including multiple data entries. Each data entry is... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090119324 - Intelligent and paperless office: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates collecting and organizing electronic documents. An interface component can receive a document. A manager component can automatically file the document into a category based at least in part upon a portion of static metadata associated with the document... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090119326 - Message controller with dynamically loadable message descriptor: A dynamic message controller is provided. The message provider includes a plurality of message descriptors and a message parser. Each message descriptor includes a unique pattern for a message that corresponds to a specific type of message received by the message controller. The message parser module is configured to match... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090119327 - R-smart person-centric networking: Implementations related to r-smart person-centric networks are disclosed.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090119329 - System and method for providing visibility for dynamic webpages: A system and method for providing visibility to dynamic webpages may include a static content database and a processor configured to, responsive to a request from a terminal for a dynamic webpage: generate the dynamic webpage; provide a static copy of the dynamic webpage for storage in the static content... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090119330 - Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, and retrieving medical data: Physiological information obtained from a medical patient can be stored in a dynamic round-robin database. Parameter descriptors may be used to identify parameter values in the records. The parameter values can be dynamically updated by changing the parameter descriptors to provide for a flexible database. In addition, the size of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090119335 - Active button: Provided is an active button including a contents output unit for outputting contents, and a button for acting, when selected, as a trigger to make access to a specific information source registered. Further included is means for acquiring button recommending information indicating that the specific information source can provide information... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090119336 - Apparatus and method for categorizing entities based on time-series relation graphs: The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for categorizing entities based on time-series relation graphs. In each of the time-series relation graphs within a prescribed time period, nodes represent entities, and links between the nodes represent entity relations in a corresponding time unit. The inventive apparatus for categorizing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090119338 - Computerized hazardous material response tool: A computer-based method and apparatus for identifying hazardous materials based on observable physical properties and signs and systems of exposure to the hazardous materials. The observable physical properties are obtained by preprocessing plain language data to obtain normalized descriptors and modifiers pertaining to a plurality of properties and signs and... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv)IPDocketing
20090119337 - Individual assessment and classification of complex diseases by a data-based clinical disease profile: An tool and method is disclosed to assess disease activity and to classify complex diseases using basic clinical data. The tools and methods allow identifying and consulting affected individuals based on comprehensive bedside examinations and thus provide a basis for the personalized management of complex diseases.... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090119334 - Interleaving ad hoc and structured business processes: A system and method are provided for managing a workflow for a document. An electronic form is created for receiving data pertaining to a workflow. A content integration template locates and exposes data fields in the electronic form. A document workflow defines states of the document, transitions between states, and... Agent: Steven E. Bach Attorney At Law
20090119332 - Method and system for providing a media transition having a temporal link to presentable media available from a remote content provider: Methods and systems are described for providing a media transition having a temporal link to presentable media available from a remote content provider. One method includes receiving user input for presenting a media grouping comprising a plurality of media objects including stored media files and a media transition. When the... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC
20090119333 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for associating information with a digital image: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for associating information with a digital image. According to one method, a digital image having associated metadata that corresponds to a first entity in a dataset that includes hierarchical relationships between entities is received. A subject perspective is... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC
20090119339 - Phone to phone data exchange: An information management system for operation over a network includes a first mobile device having a first application module, the first mobile device operating over the network and in communication with a second mobile device having a second application module, a first operating system residing on the first mobile device... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20090119342 - Computer enabled method and apparatus to inhibit content and other copying: Provided here is a copy protection method and apparatus to confuse currently available personal computer software (and other content) copying packages by use of unexpected (“illegal”) special characters in the volume (or directory) name for the software or other content or data subject to being copied. This method can be... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090119343 - Dynamic reduction of dimensions of a document vector in a document search and retrieval system: The method and system of the invention involves processing each new document (20) coming into the system into a document vector (16), and creating a document vector with reduced dimensionality (17) for comparison with the data model (15) without recomputing the data model (15). These operations are carried out by... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20090119340 - Federated information management: A method for management of federated information in associated knowledge systems. The method includes maintaining a data structure, the data structure including associative metadata that correlates a plurality of substantive knowledge entities from a plurality of disparate knowledge bases; monitoring the substantive knowledge entities for an access-limiting event; determining the... Agent: Ibm Corp. (rcr) C/o Rolnik & Associates, P.C.
20090119341 - Method and apparatus for removing encrypted files unassociated with a user key from an archive: The present invention provides a computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product to selectively extracts compressed-encrypted files from an archive. The data processing system receives a command to preprocess the archive from an authenticated user, wherein the authenticated user is associated with at least one fingerprint. The... Agent: Ibm Corp. (rcr) C/o Rolnik & Associates, P.C.
20090119346 - Automatic error correction for replication and instantaneous instantiation: An approach is provided to automatically resolve conflict between instantiation and ongoing data replication operations. In an embodiment, incremental change records that describe one or more database operations are received at a sink entity. Here, all of the one or more database operations have occurred in a second database after... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090119347 - Data replication method: To ensure data consistency for a new data replica created for a computing system, the transmission and receipt of messages altering the data are monitored and replication of the data is permitted when all changes to the data that have been transmitted to the data have been received.... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel
20090119344 - Method and apparatus for splitting a replicated volume: At least two replicated instances of a source volume are split while allowing clients to access data moved during the split. Clients are redirected to the first replicated instance of the source volume. The first replicated instance is split by first moving files in a split path from the first... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Novell
20090119345 - Resolving conflicts when importing an application customization: A conflict resolution system allows an end user to export customizations to an application program so that the customizations can be imported by another end user. The conflict resolution system may export a customization by outputting metadata describing the customization. When the customization is a custom property, the metadata may... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090119348 - Data structure versioning for data management systems and methods: In one of many possible implementations, an exemplary system includes a data integration subsystem configured to maintain a baseline data structure representing a base set of data relationships. The data integration subsystem in further configure to maintain a mapping of the baseline data structure to local data maintained by a... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090119349 - Methods and computer program products for efficient conflict detection in a replicated hierarchical content repository using replication anchors: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to a methodology for using replication anchors to detect conflicts within replicated hierarchical content repository. The method comprises locking a data object in the event that an operation applied on the data object is replicated from a first server to a second server,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP - IBM Arc Division
20090119350 - File recording device and imaging device: A file recording device includes a control unit (101) that controls a batch copy process which copies collectively a plurality of files stored in a first recording medium (300) from the first recording medium (300) to a second recording medium (106). When a batch copy process is completed, the control... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090119351 - Methods and computer program products for transaction consistent content replication: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to methodologies, computer program products and systems for the support of content replication, wherein transaction-level data replication consistency is guaranteed. Further, the exemplary methodologies of the present invention can be implemented while incurring little or no additional I/O overhead.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP - IBM Arc Division
20090119352 - Method for optimizing generational garbage collection through object life heuristics: A method and apparatus to determine if an object should be instantiated in a nursery space or in a long lived space. Information as to real or estimated longevity of an object instantiated from a class is used to cause instantiation in the long lived space if the object instantiated... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090119353 - Solid state memory (ssm), computer system including an ssm, and method of operating an ssm: In one aspect, a determination is made as whether partition metadata of a solid state memory has changed, and if so, the partition metadata is analyzed to locate invalid data stored in the solid state memory. This analysis may include determining that a file system type of a partition has... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090119354 - Method, system, and program implementing retention policies to archive records: Provided are a method, system, and program for receiving a request to remove a record. A determination is made as to whether a state associated with the record includes at least one hold state and whether the state associated with the record includes at least a retention period that has... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37Previous industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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