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20090240652 - Automated collection of human-reviewed data: The embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for automated collection of human-reviewed data. Requesters send data to be reviewed by humans (or data requests) to a data processing system, which is in communication with one or more systems for collecting human-reviewed data (HRD). The methods and systems... Agent: Mpg, LLP And Yahoo! Inc.
20090240654 - File access via conduit application: A computer-implemented data access method includes executing a file manager application in a container application, wherein the file manager application does not have direct access to a computer file system, executing a native application that does have direct access to the computer file system, and communicating between the file manager... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090240653 - Method for extracting attribute data from a media file: Embodiments of the present invention recite a method for extracting attribute data from a media file. In one embodiment, an attribute of a geographic feature, which is described in at least one media file, is automatically identified. A configuration file is then accessed which defines how the attribute is to... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited C/o Wagner Blecher
20090240655 - Bit string seacrching apparatus, searching method, and program: A bit string searching apparatus has a coupled node tree, having a root node and a node pair, the node pair being a branch node and leaf node, or a pair of branch nodes, or a pair of leaf nodes in adjacent storage areas, the branch node including a search... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090240663 - Etl-less zero-redundancy system and method for reporting oltp data: In one embodiment the present invention includes a relational database management system component and a column-oriented data processing component. The relational database system component stores database information in a row format. The column-oriented data processing component stores the database information in a column format. In response to a database update... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group, PC
20090240657 - Generating a recipient list for propagating contact information changes based on contact metrics involving a user and the recipients on the list: A change in contact information for a communicator can be identified. Communication metrics can be acquired for the communicator. The communication metrics can specify details of communications between the communicator and at least one other party. At least one previously established programmatic rule can be applied to the acquired communication... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20090240660 - Integration for intelligence data systems: A system includes one or more server computing devices coupled to a data network. One or more storage devices are associated with each of the one or more server computing devices. A search device is configured to search intelligence data residing on one or more of the storage devices.... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090240661 - Integration for intelligence data systems: A method and computer program product for creating a document library and uploading content to the document library. An application programming interface of a metadata framework is exposed. Metadata associated with the content is generated based upon, at least in part, one or more defined schemas.... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090240662 - Integration for intelligence data systems: A method and computer program product for searching one or more intelligence data stores to generate a result set. At least a portion of the results set is overlaid onto a graphical map to define one or more available pieces of content. The one or more of the one or... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090240669 - Method of managing locations of information and information location management device: An information location management method which is capable of updating information location information corresponding to locations of information which a user desired to acquire, as required. A communication log storage section stores a communication log of emails exchanged with an external device over an external network. An acquisition destination-selecting section... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090240666 - Mobile terminal device and computer program: A mobile terminal device capable of coupling to the Internet and a home network, includes: accompanying information storing means operable to store an image obtained by photographing and accompanying information pertaining to the image and the photographing; search request means operable to request a search server on the Internet to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090240664 - Scalable database management software on a cluster of nodes using a shared-distributed flash memory: A distributed database system has multiple compute nodes each running an instance of a database management system (DBMS) program that accesses database records in a local buffer cache. Records are persistently stored in distributed flash memory on multiple storage nodes. A Sharing Data Fabric (SDF) is a middleware layer between... Agent: Stuart T Auvinen
20090240658 - Search button on input device: Search button is a dedicated button that a user can press to perform search on a computer system input device. When a user finds a string of text on the screen that user would like to search, the current browser window or a new browser window pops up with the... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20090240656 - Search system of communications device: A communications system is provided which can search for information about a communications device that is not registered in a network by designating time. The search system, which includes a plurality of communications devices, gateways and an entity management server, can execute a search method. The entity management server stores... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090240659 - Social networking in a non-personalized environment: A social networking website allows users to interact socially without revealing any information about themselves. The only information they reveal is about their virtual pets in the virtual website world.... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090240667 - System and method for acquisition and distribution of context-driven defintions: A definition exchange system comprises a distribution center that acquires context-driven definitions from any number of content providers and provides access to the context-driven definitions to any number of users. A datastore comprises media files that may be in multiple languages. Audio and visual files are created so that users... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC
20090240668 - System and method for embedding search capability in digital images: This invention is a system and method that enables image viewers to search for information about objects, events or concepts shown or conveyed in an image through a search engine. The system integrates search capability into digital images seamlessly. When viewers of such an image want to search for information... Agent: Yi Li
20090240665 - System and method for providing real time answering service by using communication media capable of transmitting and receiving data and voice: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a real time answering service by using communication media capable of transmitting and receiving data and voice. In accordance with the invention, there is provided a real time answering service system using communication media capable of transmitting and receiving... Agent: Kang Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20090240672 - Apparatus and method for displaying search results with a variety of display paradigms: A graphical user interface includes tabs representative of different classes of search results. The tabs are derived in response to the processing of a query. The different classes of search results group content by meaning, such that a query term with different meanings produces different classes of search results with... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090240673 - Device, system, method and computer readable medium for information processing: There is provided an information processing system comprising a device and a terminal. The device comprises a recording unit to record telephone communication; a voice obtaining unit to obtain voice in response to detection of disconnection from a phone line; a transmission unit to transmit recorded data; a transmission unit... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20090240671 - Electronic bible: A portable electronic bible including a user interface and a display screen wherein a first side of the display screen provides primary biblical information (e.g., text), while a second side of the display screen displays secondary biblical information (e.g., dictionary/thesaurus data, currency exchange) related to the primary biblical information displayed... Agent: Nw-ip-law
20090240675 - Query translation method and search device: When a search device receives a query from a terminal device, the search device specifies portions of OR condition containing OR operators from the query. The search device judges whether reverse axes and OR operators are contained in the specified portions of OR condition. When reverse axes and OR operators... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090240674 - Search engine optimization: Topic-centric, dynamically-created web pages are compiled from links to multimedia content elements. Keywords are identified within the content elements and used to identify a set of topics related to the content elements. A query string comprising the keywords is executed against the content elements and in response to a request... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator
20090240670 - Uniform resource identifier alignment: Subject matter disclosed herein may relate to alignment of uniform resource identifiers associated with web pages, and further may relate to multiple sequence alignment of uniform resource identifiers. In one or more example embodiments, multiple sequence alignment techniques may provide improved tokenization of uniform resource identifiers associated with web pages,... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090240685 - Apparatus and method for displaying search results using tabs: A graphical user interface includes tabs representative of different classes of search results. The tabs are derived in response to the processing of a query. The different classes of search results group content by meaning, such that a query term with different meanings produces different classes of search results with... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090240676 - Computer method and apparatus for using social information to guide display of search results and other information: A computer implemented method and system presents search result or other data generated in response to a request by a user. The search results are formed of one or more items. The invention system corresponds each item to a respective person. A screen view is generated showing a hierarchy of... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds
20090240682 - Graph search system and method for querying loosely integrated data: A system, method and computer program product for executing a query on linked data sources. Embodiments of the invention generate an instance graph expressing relationships between objects in the linked data sources and receive a query including at least first and second search terms. The first search term is then... Agent: Law Office Of Donald L. Wenskay
20090240692 - Hierarchical tags with community-based ratings: A method for generating and maintaining hierarchical tags with community-based ratings is provided. Tags for media streams are organized into a hierarchical format. Users may select tags from the hierarchical tag database that describes a particular multimedia content. If the user is unable to locate a desired tag, the user... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090240684 - Image content categorization database: Disclosed herein are databases that contain image context categorizations, those categorizations identifying the context of an image based on a computed fingerprint. Also disclosed herein are applications of such a database, including a viewing application that blocks the rendering of images with undesirable content noted by a content categorization, and... Agent: Everett D. Robinson Echelon Ip, LLC
20090240688 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program therefor: An information processing apparatus displays image data and plays back music data such that background music (BGM) is applied to a collection of content such as photographic data, the BGM being reminiscent of the time when the photographic data was acquired. When a command to display a scrapbook or similar... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090240681 - Medical records network: A medical records network is configured for communicating a plurality of electronic medical records over authenticated peer-to-peer connections among a plurality of client computer systems. The medical records network includes a first client computer system running a first agent application for generating an authentication request and a record request query... Agent: Luedeka, Neely & Graham, P.C.
20090240687 - Method of processing a collection of document sources: In a method of processing a collection of a number of document sources in a computer system to retrieve a number of relevant substrings from the document sources, each relevant substring has relevance with respect to at least one set of selection parameters. The method includes splitting each document source... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090240677 - Personalizing sponsored search advertising layout using user behavior history: Embodiments of the invention relate to methods of presenting personalized search results pages to users, and to search engine systems and servers configured to implement such methods. For example, a method of presenting such a page to a user of a search engine includes steps of computing an engagement index... Agent: Stattler - Suh PC
20090240683 - Presenting query suggestions based upon content items: Systems and methods for determining query suggestions based upon content items are provided. Content items may include, without limitation, a search query result item, e.g., displayed on a search results web page, an advertisement, and a query-based query suggestion. Once determined content-item-based query suggestions are presented to the user. If... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090240678 - Purposing persistent data through hardware metadata tagging: Storage devices can maintain metadata on a per-block basis, enabling the storage device, the file system, or other higher-level software to store and obtain information about individual blocks of data. A handshake between the storage device and a computing device can include an exchange of feature tables, whereby a commonly... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240691 - Recording medium recording object contents search support program, object contents search support method, and object contents search support apparatus: An object contents search support apparatus supporting a user to search for desired object contents information, the object contents search support apparatus including an operating part, an information collecting part collecting composite operation information including all of contents information, an overall operation history database recording the collected composite operation information,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090240679 - Selecting accommodations on a travel conveyance: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a process that includes receiving digital accommodation criteria for an accommodation assignment requested for a passenger and accessing accommodation properties that specify characteristics of accommodations offered on a travel conveyance. A first portion of the accommodation properties... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090240693 - Service and method for providing a single point of access for multiple providers' video and audio content: A method that uses a computer network to provide a single point of access between a plurality of video & audio devices and a plurality of video & audio content provider systems. The present invention is a method for providing a searchable, aggregated directory view of available video & audio... Agent: Robert S. Davidson
20090240689 - System, method, and software for researching, analyzing, and comparing expert witnesses: The present inventors devised, among other things, system, methods, and interfaces for researching, evaluating, and comparing expert witnesses. One exemplary system includes interfaces that facilitate users entering queries regarding experts based on name or subject matter and filtering search results based on damage awards, case types, attorneys, clients and date... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090240690 - Systems and methods for historical information management: A networked computer system is provided for collecting and displaying historical content comprising a plurality of digital objects associated with a historical period or event. The computer system is comprised of one or more networked servers for processing the historical content. The servers are configured to access a database of... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP
20090240680 - Techniques to perform relative ranking for search results: Techniques to perform relative ranking for search results are described. An apparatus may include an enhanced search component operative to receive a search query and provide ranked search results responsive to the search query. The enhanced search component may comprise a resource search module operative to search for resources using... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240686 - Thread-based web browsing history: A method and system for cataloguing browsing activity into separate browsing threads. Each browsing thread is an archived set of links that were considered during a specific time-period. The user is also provided with the ability to add metadata to a browsing history. The invention permits the user to reload... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090240694 - Techniques for application data scrubbing, reporting, and analysis: Techniques for application data scrubbing, reporting, and analysis are presented. A plurality of data sources are analyzed in accordance with their schemas and matching rules. Merging rules are applied to merge a number of data types across the data sources together. A report is produced for inspection and a master... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20090240695 - Unique cohort discovery from multimodal sensory devices: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer-usable program product for generating unique cohort groups using multimodal sensory device. Multimodal sensory data is received from a set of multimodal sensors in a public environment. The set of multimodal sensors are associated with a... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090240702 - Community based managed health kiosk and research database system: The present invention is directed to community based health managed health kiosk and research database systems, and more particularly to facilitating large-scale health screening of individuals and aggregation of the resulting data for medical research purposes. The disclosed research database can be combined with community based managed health kiosk systems... Agent: Silversky Group LLC
20090240698 - Computing environment platform: The diverse objects comprising a computing environment may be represented together as a deployable object hierarchy, which may facilitate the deployment, as well as the consistency, of a computing environment rendered by a plurality of devices. The processes within the computing environment often operate on the objects of the object... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240700 - Distributed file management system: One of a plurality of servers in a distributed file management system receives a request of a user sent from a terminal regarding an electronic file, executes processing related to the request of the user, and sends a result of the executed processing to the terminal, each server being connected... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090240701 - File repair method for a content distribution system: The present invention concerns a file repair method for recovering a file, in a system for distributing content to more than one receiver, comprising, at a first receiver, the steps of receiving a set of files in a push multicast from a transmitter, receiving an identifier of a second receiver... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090240705 - File switch and switched file system: An apparatus and method are provided in a computer network to decouple the client from the server, by placing a transparent network node, also termed a file switch or file switch computer, between the client and the server. Usage of such a file switch allows reduced latency in file transfers,... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP (f5 Patents) Gunnar G. Leinberg
20090240699 - Integration for intelligence data systems: A method and computer program product allow for accessing one or more intelligence data stores distributed across a network. The one or more of the intelligence data stores are searched. The method and computer program product further allow at least a portion of the content of the one or more... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090240703 - Interesting information creation method for registered contents, contents stock server, contents information management server and interesting information creating system for registered contents: One of the objects of the present invention is to provide a service system that can decide the equivalent value according to the record of using the contents by increasing not only a simple charge for using the contents but also the contents utility value and utilization rate, and collect... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090240696 - Method and system for providing contents to an off-line mobile storage device: A method for providing contents to an off-line mobile storage device (102) is provided that includes determining that a mobile storage device (102) is accessing a content provider (108) in a first on-line session. The content provider (108) comprises a content database (114) that is inaccessible to the mobile storage... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090240704 - Method, system, and program product for migrating data from one data base management system to another data base management system: A method, system, and program product to migrate data from a data table in a data source to a data table in a target. This is done initiating processes, typically two parallel batch processes, with one of the processes unloading the data from the data source and uploading the data... Agent: Sughrue Mion PLLC Uspto Customer No With Ibm/svl
20090240697 - Object-based network scanning: In accordance with one or more aspects, a user selects one or more capabilities of a repository service and one or more capabilities of a scanner. A scan object including both acquisition parameters based on the selected one or more capabilities of the scanner and post-scan instructions based on the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240707 - Event driven input data validation: A system for event-driven input data validation is provided. The system includes one or more processors. The system also includes an input data traversal application program interface (API) configured to execute on at least one processor for generating traversal events. Additionally, the system includes an event conversion layer configured to... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090240706 - Handling of datasets: A data handling system for handling multiple datasets is provided with an access module for accessing datasets of several categories and a connection module to link datasets in the respective categories. From a region of interest in one anatomical image a link is provided to the corresponding region of interest... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090240712 - Inferring schemas from xml document collections: In an automated fashion, a collection of XML documents are traversed and statistical data is generated describing hierarchical relationships of the elements, the elements data types and values. Based the analysis, an XML schema is derived such that the collection of XML documents conforms to the schema to a certain... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090240709 - Interactive dns for non-controlling party: A Hosting Entity or another entity may provide a framework for collecting DNS Business Information from a Non-Controlling Party of a domain name and entering it into DNS. The framework may include a website, webpage, web service, web resource, software, API, or another technological solution suitable for collecting DNS Business... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20090240711 - Method and apparatus for enhancing performance of database and environment thereof: A method and apparatus for enhancing the performance of an environment comprising a database system. The method and apparatus employ collection stage for collecting data related to substantially all aspects of the system, including hardware, operating system, database, database schema, content and activity. Multiple issues relating to multiple categories are... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20090240710 - Method and system for creating a reduced media file for use on a mobile device: The invention provides a computer-based method of manipulating electronic media, including transmitting an initial media file to a publishing user computer system, the initial media file having media content playing from a start time to an end time over a first duration of time, transmitting an editing tool to the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090240708 - Playback of recorded streaming delta-encoded data: Apparatus having corresponding methods and computer-readable media comprise a circuit adapted to receive a seek time for a first stream of delta-encoded data stored in a stream file; a circuit adapted to select an index time based on the seek time, and adapted to retrieve an index pointer associated with... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090240715 - Relative document presenting system, relative document presenting method, and computer readable medium: A relative document presenting system includes: a first storage; a relevancy degree calculating unit; a receiving unit; a specifying unit; a totaling unit; and a presenting unit.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090240714 - Semantic relational database: A semantic relational database has a phrase registry data store of definitions and data handlers that syntactically traverse sentences and report word phrases of relationships defined by the sentences. In some aspects, the database has a sentence data structure in which a sentence refers to another sentence by containing a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090240713 - System and method for validating enterprise information handling system network solutions: Enterprise information handling system network solutions are automatically validated within each information handling system, between connected information handling systems and to logical groupings within the solution and to the solution as a whole. A validation engine applies validation rules to determine a network solution topology to validate end user information... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20090240719 - Accumulating star knowledge in replicated data protocol: A distributed system includes full and partial replicas of a set of data items that may be inserted, modified, or deleted by any replica. Replicas may occasionally synchronize with other arbitrarily chosen replicas to learn about updates. A replica's knowledge includes of one or more knowledge fragments, where each fragment... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240716 - Data processing method, system, and device for multimedia data recording and data patching method thereof: A data processing method is disclosed. A first stream data including a first part and a second part is received. The second part is processed according to the first part of the first stream data. The processed first stream data is transformed into a second stream data.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090240718 - Deflate file data optimization: Mechanisms are provided for optimizing file data compressed using deflate mechanisms such as the ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification and the DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification. Deflate mechanisms output different deflate file data depending on specific file data parameters. An optimization tool decompresses the deflate file data and outputs an... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20090240717 - Method and apparatus for verifying archived data integrity in integrated storage systems: A system and method for detecting alteration or corruption of data archived in integrated storage system including an archive storage coupled to external storage devices. Before a data object is sent-from the archive storage to the external devices, the archive storage generates data integrity information for each object. The data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090240720 - Method and system for dynamically controlling functionality of an application program and storage medium for storing instructions which effectuate the method: A method and system for dynamically controlling functionality of an application program and storage medium for storing instructions which effectuate the method are provided The method includes providing a data structure containing modifiable data which indicates current functionality of the application program. The method also includes providing a set of... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090240721 - Method and system for electronically scheduling playback of media contents: Methods of electronic scheduling for playback of media contents. Discrete items of content are scheduled for play back based upon a schedule created by the integration of five standard scheduling methods into a single scheduling algorithm. In the first scheduling method, a discrete item of content is assigned a frequency... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
20090240723 - Apparatus and methods for requirements decomposition and management: An apparatus and methods are disclosed for requirements decomposition and management. The apparatus includes a collection module, an organization module, and a graph module. These modules carry out the steps of collecting a project task description, the project task description comprising one or more properties, generating a directed acyclic hierarchy... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20090240724 - Environment definition files for an environment definition system: An Environment Management System (EMS) provides on-demand instances of environments for testing hardware and/or software configurations. In various embodiments, the EMS includes a processing engine that handles parsing and execution of commands in a definition file that express the lifecycle of a testing environment. Accordingly, the EMS provides flexibility to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090240722 - System for forming family trees through network: A system for forming family trees through a network comprises a user interface for receiving names of relatives and degrees of the relatives known by a user so as to form as a family tree database; wherein the user can determine whether to open this family tree database; if the... Agent: Jack Yu
20090240729 - Classifying content resources using structured patterns: Methods and apparatus are described for classifying content resources in a data set according to an external classification scheme using structural patterns associated with the data set.... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20090240728 - Computing environment representation: A computing environment may be represented as a deployable object hierarchy, which may be organized according to an object hierarchy schema that is commonly shared among the computing environment host and the devices that are configured to render the computing environment. A particular object hierarchy schema is presented in detail... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090240727 - Data manipulation process method and system: A data manipulation method and system. The method includes receiving by a computing system, a multiple data manipulation (MDM) list comprising data objects. The computing system includes a memory unit that comprises data. A data object of the data objects is reviewed. The computing system determines that a new item... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090240725 - Persistent object linkage using ghosting: A system that persistently maintains and exposes one or more previous object hierarchies to which an object belonged across one or more hierarchy destroying operations, such as operations that delete parent objects, add parent objects subsequent to addition of their descendent objects, forward objects to or from the hierarchy, and/or... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.
20090240730 - Selective quantity takeoff from computer aided design drawings: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a CAD application configured to perform quantity takeoff computations. The CAD application is further configured to organize a CAD drawing into a hierarchical representation of object families and associated object types, where instances of the object types represent drawing objects present in the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090240726 - Techniques for schema production and transformation: Techniques for schema production and transformation are presented. Enterprise data from a plurality of data sources is analyzed to produce patterns to types of enterprise data. Merging rules group patterns together with entries across multiple schemas. Each schema associated with one of the data sources. A single entry is then... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20090240731 - Method and system of object reference based on a data object oriented repository system: The present invention relates to a method and system of object reference based on a Data Object Oriented Repository System (DOORS); the method includes: a reference object obtains a proxy address of a referred object according to the referred object; a proxy of the referred object is visited according to... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20090240732 - Active playlist having dynamic media item groups: Systems and methods are provided for creation and management of an active playlist having dynamic media item groups. In general, a number of media items to be used for the active playlist are first identified and classified into one or more media item groups based on a primary criterion and,... Agent: Withrow & Terranova Ct
20090240735 - Method and apparatus for image recognition services: A system to provide image processing services responsive to requests including image data includes a system layer that forwards a request to an image application processing interface. Image processing provides an image comparison, barcode recognition, and optical character recognition. The image processing compares the image data to products in a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090240736 - Method and system for creating a personalized multimedia production: This invention provides an Information Content Processing Device comprising a system of hardware and software, together with a method, for personalizing prerecorded text, pictures, video, and/or audio media with unfinished segments. The prerecorded media is personalized with personal content media to produce a final multimedia production in digital format for... Agent: Law Office Of Tracy P. Jong
20090240733 - Method for displaying receiver information: A receiver information display method for displaying receiver information when an e-mail is composed is provided. First, a receiver database is provided, wherein the receiver database contains a receiver data and at least one image corresponding to the receiver data. Then, a receiver account data is provided, and the corresponding... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090240734 - System and methods for the creation, review and synchronization of digital media to digital audio data: The invention provides a software interface and methods, enabling access to audio files together with indexed storage of audio file digital assets, where digital assets are composed of any form of digital data. The software interface also includes unique methods to assist Users in the synchronization digital assets to audio... Agent: Mr. G.w. Lloyd-jones Co/ Mr. R. Baitey
20090240740 - Image log management device, image log management method, image log management program: An image log management device that includes a correspondence relationship information storing component, an image log data storage component, an input component and a deletion component is provided. The correspondence relationship information storing component stores correspondence relationship information between an identifier of an input document subject to image forming processing,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090240738 - Mobile device, pattern file update method, and communication system: A mobile device comprises an e-mail receiver for receiving an e-mail indicating that a pattern file for virus disinfection can be updated; an e-mail determination unit for determining model information described in the e-mail received by the e-mail receiver; and a file updater for acquiring a pattern file corresponding to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090240739 - Optimizing lock acquisition on transaction logs: A system, method, and computer program product for improving physical lock acquisition for database transaction logs are described herein. In an embodiment, the method operates by receiving a request for a transaction log page and determining whether a requested log page is newly-allocated or already exists. A determination is made... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090240737 - Process and appliance for data processing and computer programme product: The present invention concerns an appliance, a process and a computer programme product for the processing of unstructured or semi-structured digital data in a file system. In order to create an appliance, a process and a computer programme product which allow simple, reliable, highperformance and purpose oriented management of every... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department
20090240741 - Methods and systems for creation and use of raw-data datastore: A raw-data datastore during data analysis and feature recognition abstracts away and/or reduces dependency upon typically required components of datastore training. The datastore functions to store the original data values of a data set selection, which can represent a known feature. In some embodiments, the original data set is retained... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20090240743 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing applications for data recovery using storage based journaling: Disclosed is a method to synchronize the state of an application and an application's objects with data stored on the storage system. The storage system provides API's to create special data, called a marker journal, and stores it on a journal volume. The marker contains application information, e.g. file name,... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090240742 - Transaction log management: A transaction processing system comprising a transaction log, a log management policy, a profile and a log manager, and method for managing the transaction log are provided. The method comprises maintaining a transaction log of recoverable changes made by transaction processing tasks, each task having an associated transaction type; storing... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090240745 - Archive stream based install: Files to be installed on a computer system are streamed from an archive as the archive is being extracted directly to one or more final destination locations on the computer system.... Agent: Gunnison, Mckay & Hodgson, L.L.P.
20090240747 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium that records history information control program: A method and an apparatus include storing history information into a first storage section that accumulates history information concerning a process performed, transmitting a received acquisition request of the history information accumulated into the first storage section, transmitting the accumulated history information to the history information accumulation section having transmitted... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090240746 - Method and system for creating a virtual customized dataset: A method and a system for creating a virtual customized dataset. A choice of one or more source datasets is first received. A filter definition for each source dataset is also received. Such a filter definition can be embodied in one or more rules. The rules are then applied to... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090240744 - Pourover journaling: PourOver is the process of replicating databases across clusters, in order to achieve real and/or near real-time database consistency between clusters (e.g., continually provide the ability to construct a consistent database on the alternate cluster that is up to date within a few minutes worth of transactions).... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090240748 - System and method for performing an image level snapshot and for restoring partial volume data: The present invention relates to a method for performing an image level copy of an information store. The present invention comprises performing a snapshot of an information store that indexes the contents of the information store, retrieving data associated with the contents of the information store from a file allocation... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090240749 - Data storage system, data storage apparatus, and computer readable medium: A data storage system, apparatus, and computer readable medium are provided. The data storage system includes a storage which stores keywords including a character; data file receiver which receives a data file; a keyword specifier that specifies a keyword group including a keyword that is commonly included in both the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20090240750 - Memory system and data access method: Disclosed is a memory system including a storage device such a hard disk or flash memory, and an access method. The memory system includes: a storage device storing metadata; a file system generating and managing abstract data associated with the metadata; and a cache memory temporarily storing the abstract data.... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC09/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090234796 - Collecting interest data from conversations conducted on a mobile device to augment a user profile: The present invention discloses a solution for collecting interest data from conversations conducted on a mobile device to augment a user profile. Such a solution can include an interest data coordinator and a user profile. The interest data coordinator can be configured to analyze conversations conducted upon a mobile device... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20090234797 - Device and file transfer system: A device is connectable to a computer using a data string based on the SCSI standard. The device includes a mode switching section configured to switch the device to one of a first mode and a second mode in which an access to the storage device with a standard SCSI... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090234798 - Information processing device, content management system, method, and computer readable medium for managing contents: An information processing device includes an instruction accepting unit accepting an instruction, an acquiring unit acquiring content in one of a first mode for automatically beginning content acquisition and a second mode for beginning the content acquisition in response to an instruction to begin the content acquisition accepted through the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20090234795 - Limiting deduplcation based on predetermined criteria: Data for deduplication is received. The received data is deduplicated if selected conditions corresponding to the deduplication are satisfied, wherein the selected conditions include a deduplication ratio, a data deduplication threshold, and a data quiescence measure. Deduplication of the received data is discontinued if the selected conditions corresponding to the... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20090234801 - Approximating query results by relations over types for error detection and optimization: A method and system is provided for computing an approximation of the results of a query. The approximation represents a superset of all possible results, by computing a set of records of types (as opposed to a set of records of values, which is the normal result of a query).... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090234800 - Computer program product for database query optimization: A computer program product for database query optimization including a computer usable medium having a computer readable program, wherein the computer readable program, when executed on a computer, causes the computer to receive a database query, search the database query for a literal term, replace the literal term in the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Svl
20090234802 - Coupled node tree splitting/conjoining method and program: The minimum value or the maximum value of the index keys of a coupled node tree of a processing source is determined, and the index keys are successively deleted until the index key that is to be the splitting point is reached, the deleted index keys being inserted into the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090234799 - Efficient processing of queries in federated database systems: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for processing a federated query in a federated database system. A federated query is received at a federated database server. A federated query execution plan is generated based on the received federated query. The federated query execution plan defines... Agent: Mollborn Patents, Inc.
20090234808 - Assets suggestion across applications: Suggesting to a user most likely search assets that address a searched topic in each of a number of different software applications is provided. In response to a search for help or general information content associated with a given application, suggested help or general information content associated with a number... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090234811 - Combined web browsing and searching: Context information for a user of a device is identified and is used to identify a set of keywords based at least in part on a current Web page being displayed and one or more previous Web pages displayed for the user. The set of keywords and/or information regarding previous... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090234814 - Configuring a search engine results page with environment-specific information: Information regarding a mobile user's context including but not limited to current mobile activity, social relations and associations history, and past mobile, search and browsing history is identified and converted to metadata. Metadata is also applied to content sources delivering content to a search engine or personalized content engine. The... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090234806 - Displaying search results using software development process information: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art with respect to data searching. In one embodiment of the invention, a method for displaying search results from a search on a plurality of repositories storing software development data can be provided. The method can include receiving a plurality of... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090234813 - Enhance search experience using logical collections: 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
20090234820 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a search unit configured to search for an object, a selection unit configured to select a plurality of objects from among objects searched for by the search unit based on an instruction by a user, a creation unit configured to create a new document using... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090234803 - Keyword search of business information system: A building data monitoring software system with keyword search capability is disclosed. Different building data points are gathered by a monitoring computer, which generates reports. Metadata is associated with reports and data points that are to be user accessible. A user inputs a search string using a web browser or... Agent: Law Offices Of Eugene M. Cummings, P.C.
20090234819 - Metadata assigning device, metadata assigning method, and metadata assigning program: Text data is input with an image to a server. At least one area which belongs to any one of predetermined categories is extracted from the image. Plural keywords belonging to the corresponding category are extracted from the text data. One feature quantity is obtained for the extracted area. A... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090234809 - Method and a computer program product for indexing files and searching files: A method and a computer program product for indexing files, the method includes: generating, by a remote indexing entity, user consolidated files indexing information representative of content of user files that are stored in either one of a user machine and in at least one server.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090234815 - Open framework for integrating, associating, and interacting with content objects including automatic feed creation: Information regarding a mobile user's context including but not limited to current mobile activity, social relations and associations history, and past mobile, search and browsing history is identified and converted to metadata. Metadata is also applied to content sources delivering content to a search engine or personalized content engine. The... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090234810 - Sensor and actuator based validation of expected cohort: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer-usable program product for validating expected cohort behavior. In one embodiment, sensory data gathered by a set of multimodal sensor devices is processed to form a set of actual cohort behavior data. The sensory data comprises information associated with a cohort group. Each member... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090234807 - Simultaneous searching using multiple search engines: A method for facilitating the simultaneous initiation of a search on a plurality of search engines available over a network can be provided. The method can include receiving from a client a request for a web page and sending to the client a first program logic configured for providing an... Agent: Mark Terry
20090234805 - Sorted search in a distributed directory environment using a proxy server: A mechanism for performing a sorted search in a distributed directory environment using a proxy server. A sorted search request for a set of top entries is sent to each backend server. The proxy server identifies a target server which returned a top entry in the set and sends another... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090234822 - Sorting data records contained in a query result: A system and article of manufacture for managing query results and, more particularly, for sorting data records contained in a query result obtained in response to execution of a query against a database. In one embodiment, the data records in the query result are sorted on the basis of related... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090234816 - System and method for indexing and displaying document text that has been subsequently quoted: A computerized system and method is presented for analyzing quotations made in a quoting document of text originally found in a source document. The quoting document and source document can be web pages publicly available on the World Wide Web. The present invention analyzes the quoting document for quoted text,... Agent: Beck And Tysver P.l.l.c.
20090234821 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090234818 - Systems and methods for extracting data from a document in an electronic format: A computer-implemented method of extracting data from a document in an electronic format. The method includes the steps of accessing a file in an electronic format from a memory module; extracting data from the file corresponding to a plurality of keys contained within a mapping structure stored in the memory... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090234804 - Using extension methods to extend com objects: When objects are called by a program written in a strongly-typed language using an interface written in a loosely-typed manner, incompatibilities between the programming languages can cause problems. Extension methods can simplify the interface between objects in an object model and a program written in a strongly-typed programming language by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090234812 - Using web-mining to enrich directory service databases and soliciting service subscriptions: A system and method are provided for augmenting information on business directory databases and communicating with businesses is disclosed. Using the enriched business directory database and Web mining technology, customized email message are sent inviting businesses to enter their enriched business information into the directory or even subscribe to other... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Canavan
20090234824 - Browser use of directory listing for predictive type-ahead: A system and method for providing a predictive browser type-ahead that performs server queries of computer file directory listings in order to locate and present matching Universal Resources Locator (URL) extensions as the URL is entered into the browser. The predictive type-ahead provides matching URL entries into the browser for... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP
20090234825 - Information distribution system and information distribution method: The present invention relates to a system and method for information distribution services. The system comprises an inquiry condition determining component, for constructing inquiry conditions in accordance with a user input and a user model, the user model being applicable for determining features of the user; a searching component, for... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090234823 - Remote access of heterogeneous data: A method and system for providing remote access to heterogeneous information sources from computing devices including but not limited to personal computers, laptop computers, PDAs, cellular telephones is presented. A middle-tier server is provided in a multi-tier environment for allowing a data-centric approach to accessing, modifying and updating content located... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090234827 - Citizenship fraud targeting system: Methods and systems for biographic scoring are disclosed. One system includes a biographic scoring module that applies one or more scoring rules to each of a plurality of biographic records to generate a score associated with each of the plurality of biographic records. The system also includes a result generation... Agent: Unisys Corporation
20090234832 - Graph-based keyword expansion: Described is a technology by which a keyword may be expanded into related words, such as for use in information retrieval. The terms comprising words and/or phrases of a large number of documents (e.g., web pages) are processed into a graph data structure, in which the terms are represented as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090234842 - Image search using face detection: An image search method and system using face detection, begins with receiving a query submitted by a user. Next a query word is searched in the query from an image resource using an image search engine to obtain an initial image collection. Any faces are detected in each image in... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l
20090234840 - Information processing method, information processing system, and server: A community establishing site is connected to an information terminal via a network. When the user enters a search keyword into the information terminal, an entered-information acquiring unit acquires the search keyword through a web server, and registers it together with user information in a user information master. A community... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.
20090234847 - Information retrieval apparatus, informatin retrieval system, and information retrieval method: Provided is an information retrieval method including: retrieving, by a computer, a name including input characters from a database for storing the name, an attribute word associated with the name, and a degree of relevance between the name and the attribute word; outputting the retrieved name as a candidate name;... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
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20090234829 - Link based ranking of search results using summaries of result neighborhoods: A summary of the neighborhood of a page may be determined offline and used at query time to approximate the neighborhood graph of the result set and to compute scores using the approximate neighborhood graph. The summary of the neighborhood graph may include a Bloom filter containing a limited size... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090234831 - Method and apparatus for semantic assisted rating of multimedia content: The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for assisting in rating and filtering multimedia content, such as images, videos and sound recordings. One embodiment comprises a computer implemented method for rating the objectionability of specified digital content that comprises one or more discrete content items, wherein the... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090234828 - Method for displaying search results in a browser interface: A level of affinity between a first user and many other users is considered when prioritizing content display when browsing, and ratings display when searching for programs in an electronic program guide or in a browser interface of a playback software application. Ratings from users who have high affinity with... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090234836 - Multi-term search result with unsupervised query segmentation method and apparatus: Generally, a method and apparatus provides for search results in response to a web search request having at least two search terms in the search request. The method and apparatus includes generating a plurality of term groupings of the search terms and determining a relevance factor for each of the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20090234843 - Relative document representing system, relative document representing method, and computer readable medium: A relative document representing system includes: a first storage; a receiving unit; a specifying unit; a calculating unit; and a representing unit.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090234841 - Retrieving method for fixed length data: IP addresses included in a route table are segmented so as to be able to be retrieved all together, and are retrieved at a high rate. As means for retrieving the IP address, a pointer table 200, a secondary pointer table, a local table, and a route table are provided,... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090234837 - Search query: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, or systems associated with result-query ranking information are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090234839 - Smart sensor based environment for optimizing a selection of meal plans: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for selection of meal plans. In one embodiment, a set of prospective guests are identified from at least one of a set of sensors collecting historical attendance data and a calendaring application. A set of nutritional requirements is then identified for... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090234830 - System and method for automatic detection of needy queries: The present invention relates to methods, systems, and computer readable media comprising instructions for identifying needy queries for which additional responsive content is needed. The method of the present invention comprises receiving a query comprising one or more terms and retrieving one or more content items identified as responsive to... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20090234833 - System and method for provenance function window optimization: A system and method for selection of a provenance dependency function in a stream-based data processing infrastructure to optimize backtracing performance in response to a provenance query includes determining performance of a set of dependency functions associated with an analysis component for determining relevancy of each input event received by... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20090234848 - System and method for ranking search results: A computer-implemented system and method for automatically sorting a plurality of business listings (i.e., business members) returned from a search query based on an overall-relevance value previously assigned to each business member. Business members with corresponding higher-overall-relevance values are ranked as more relevant than business members with lower-overall-relevance values. The... Agent: Montgomery, Mccracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
20090234846 - System to generate an aggregate interest indication with respect to an information item: A system is provided to establish a ranking for published data. The system may include ranking and monitoring components. A number of registrations of user interest in an instance of published data may be determined. A ranking for the instance of published data may be generated based on the number... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090234834 - System, method, and/or apparatus for reordering search results: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, devices and systems associated with modifying search results are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090234838 - System, method, and/or apparatus for subset discovery: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, devices and/or systems associated with subset discovery are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090234835 - Systems and methods for compound searching: A search service includes a network-connected server, a data repository coupled to the first server, and software resident in the data repository and executing on the first server. The service, through the software, presents an interactive interface to a user, determines, through iterative interaction with the user a purpose for... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090234844 - Systems and methods for extracting application relevant data from messages: Systems and methods are provided for extracting application relevant data from messages. In one embodiment, a system can comprise a message parser that parses messages and builds a message tree having one or more objects, one or more data type templates that define a given data type based on one... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20090234826 - Systems and methods for manipulation of inexact semi-structured data: The data constraint framework solution of the present invention addresses data quality issues by standardizing, verifying, matching, consolidating and merging data records using powerful inexact matching logic and search reduction technologies. The data conditioning framework uses these technologies to more efficiently condition data to improve the quality of data and/or... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20090234851 - Browser use of directory listing for predictive type-ahead: A system and method for providing a predictive browser type-ahead that performs server queries of computer file directory listings in order to locate and present matching Universal Resources Locator (URL) extensions as the URL is entered into the browser. The predictive type-ahead provides matching URL entries into the browser for... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP
20090234853 - Finding the website of a business using the business name: A system and method are provided for augmenting information on business directory databases. Using the business name contained in a business directory database and Web data mining technology, the website of a business is found and validated, prior to enriching the database entries.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Canavan
20090234854 - Search system and search method for speech database: An acoustic feature representing speech data provided with meta data is extracted. Next, a group of acoustic features which are extracted only from the speech data containing a specific word in the meta data and not from the other speech data is extracted from obtained sub-groups of acoustic features. The... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090234849 - Streaming faceted search: Systems and methods for streaming faceted search are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, an exemplary method comprises receiving a search query; processing the search query to find matching search results; providing the search results for display, in response to finding matching search results; and generating first facet information corresponding... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [ibm Il] C/o IBM Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090234852 - Sub-linear approximate string match: Computerized search problems can be performed more quickly, efficiently and effectively by utilizing a database of potential matching items and associated similar items which are grouped, or otherwise related, by their distance, measured in change, from their respective potential matching item. An input item requiring a search for a match... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090234850 - Synchronization of metadata: A system to synchronize metadata for a plurality of applications. The system includes content administration rules programmed to define policies for updating metadata in the master database and policies for propagating updates in the metadata to the plurality of applications. The metadata describes at least one asset represented as data... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20090234855 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090234856 - Aggregated opportunistic lock and aggregated implicit lock management for locking aggregated files in a switched file system: A switched file system, also termed a file switch, is logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network. The file switch distributes user files among multiple file servers using aggregated file, transaction and directory mechanisms. The file switch supports caching of a particular aggregated data file... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP (f5 Patents) Gunnar G. Leinberg
20090234857 - Controllable content distributing system: A system for controlled distribution of access to and broadcasting of a content acquired by a user from a content provider and accessible through an access provider, said system comprising a content control provider able to receive from said content provider and to store in a centralized database data relating... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090234860 - Service-oriented architecture system and method: A system of the present disclosure has a first computing device storing an external data source in memory. Further, the system has logic that retrieves data indicative of services and/or objects related to the external data source and generates data identifying the location of the services and/or objects and how... Agent: Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
20090234859 - Swarm creation in a vehicle-to-vehicle network: In vehicle-to-vehicle networks, the “owner” of the given ad hoc vehicle-to-vehicle network may not be interested in a considerable amount of the data provided by other network participants. The owner may define a subset or swarm of data sources that are to be actively considered by entering subset-defining properties. As... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090234858 - Use of a single service application instance for multiple data center subscribers: This disclosure describes techniques of using a single instance of a network service application to provide a network service on behalf of multiple subscribers of a data center. As described herein, a data center may execute an instance of a service application that provides a service that is used by... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090234861 - Using mobile application data within a monetization platform: The present application discloses improved capabilities for aggregating user behavioral data across multiple wireless operators and delivering content to a mobile communication facility based on that aggregation, among other factors.... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20090234868 - Data storage and retrieval system with optimized categorization of information items based on category selection: A data storage and retrieval system with optimized categorization of information items using intelligent category selection, based on the information items that are to be checked for category membership. The set of categories for which an information item may be a candidate member is determined, and only that set of... Agent: David A. Dagg, Esq.
20090234864 - Faceted search on assets packaged according to the reusable asset specification (ras): The present invention discloses a solution for allowing the performance of a faceted search upon assets packaged according to the Reusable Asset Specification (RAS). Such a solution can include the creation of asset classification schemas. An asset classification schema can define hierarchical relationships between a classification name and a multitude... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20090234866 - Floating point unit and cryptographic unit having a shared multiplier tree: Sharing a multiplier tree between a floating point unit and a cryptographic unit in a system. The system may include a processor core configured to perform general processing operations, a floating point unit configured to perform floating point operations, a cryptographic unit configured to perform cryptographic operations, and a multiplier... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20090234863 - Method and apparatus for predictive downloading of attachments: An electronic device and a method implemented within the electronic device are set forth for predictive downloading of attachments on an electronic device, comprising receiving an email having an attachment, maintaining a database of attachment historical download data, comparing information relating to the attachment to predetermined criteria derived from the... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20090234867 - Operation procedure extrapolating system, operation procedure extrapolating method, computer-readable medium and computer data signal: An operation procedure extrapolating system includes a history recording unit, a sort unit and an extrapolating unit. The history recording unit records history records of processes that at least one image processing apparatus is instructed to perform in a series of operation procedures. Each history record includes operator information, time... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090234865 - Time travelling email messages after delivery: Systems and methods for reviewing email messages after delivery to an inbox. An inbox filter maintains a suspect list identifying of the email messages including unwanted content and identifies unread email messages in the inbox of the user. The inbox filter moves each identified unread email message to a suspect... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (msft)
20090234862 - Broadcast video monitoring and alerting system: Described is a system and method for automatic monitoring and dissemination of media content. The system and method include a content acquisition platform receiving media content from at least one source and storing the media content in a media storage platform, a media processing platform segmenting the media content based... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Canavan
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20090234871 - Method, system and computer program for dynamically merging digital files for download to allow for the addition of advertising, promotional material and merging of files to create albums without embedding additional code: Method, system and computer program for dynamically merging digital files for download to allow for the addition of advertising, promotional material and merging of files to create albums without embedding additional code. The digital files are dynamically merged at the time of download, allowing for multiple, different advertisements or files... Agent: Maurice Stroemel, Jr.
20090234870 - Ordering compression and deduplication of data: Data that is to be deduplicated and compressed is received. The data is compressed then deduplicated to generate first compressed then deduplicated data. The data is deduplicated then compressed to generate first deduplicated then compressed data. The first compressed then deduplicated data is stored if the first compressed then deduplicated... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20090234874 - Affinity list generation: The present invention relates to analyzing communications involving a given user and determining a ranked list of the most relevant contacts for the user based on the analysis. As subsequent communications are analyzed, the list may be updated in a systematic fashion to provide a dynamic and up-to-date ranking of... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090234873 - Method and system for implant record intake using a unique implant id: A method and system for implant record intake using a unique implant ID include inputting to a database a lot number of a tissue, corresponding to a donor of the tissue. A unique serial number is assigned to the tissue and the unique implant ID is created using the lot... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090234877 - Method for creating a directory of road sections, method for ascertaining all road sections within a search area, and computer program: A method for creating a directory of road sections of a digital road map for a navigation system is provided. Furthermore, a method for ascertaining all road sections within a search area is provided. Moreover, a computer program for performing a method for creating a directory of road sections and... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090234872 - Synchronization of disconnected/offline data processing/entry: Systems and methods are provided for the synchronization of off-line data with one or more cooperating computing environments. Illustratively, an exemplary synchronization environment comprises a synchronization engine, a data store, and an instruction set comprising at least one instruction to instruct the exemplary synchronization engine to coordinate the synchronization of... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090234875 - System and methods for providing product metrics: A system for providing product metrics is provided. The system includes a controller for accessing a plurality of network-connected information sites and retrieving from the information sites information pertaining to a specified product. The system also includes a database communicatively linked to the controller for storing the information pertaining to... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090234878 - System for customized electronic identification of desirable objects: This invention relates to customized electronic identification of desirable objects, such as news articles, in an electronic media environment, and in particular to a system that automatically constructs both a “target profile” for each target object in the electronic media based, for example, on the frequency with which each word... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090234879 - Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content: A method for categorizing network traffic content includes determining a first characterization of the network traffic content determining a first probability of accuracy associated with the first characterization, and categorizing the network traffic content based at least in part on the first characterization and the first probability of accuracy. A... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090234876 - Systems and methods for content sharing: Systems and methods to enhance relevancy efficiency of content sharing within a meta-community through content recommendation and recipient recommendation is provided. The systems and methods analyze sharing activities within the meta-community, both of members and of un-registered users through member sharing interactions, to create sharing preference profiles for members and... Agent: Jones Day
20090234882 - Information processing apparatus for storing documents with partial images: An information processing apparatus includes a partial image extracting unit configured to extract partial images from input documents, a meta information setting unit configured to associate a given one of the input documents with the partial images of the given one of the input documents to generate meta information indicative... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090234881 - Placeholder control for updating database object: Updating a graphical database object in a database via a placeholder control is provided. After a database recordset schema or schema is updated, a determination is made as to whether anew field is to be added to the graphical database object in response to the recordset schema or schema change.... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090234880 - Remote storage and management of binary object data: Embodiments described herein are directed to the accessing remotely stored binary object data in a binary object store. In one embodiment, a computer system receives a request for a portion of binary object data, sends a query to a database server requesting access to the binary object data, and receives... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20090234883 - Flexible and resilient information collaboration management infrastructure: A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for cross-silo query and data retrieval. A request to access a data object in a trusted database is received, wherein the request includes an enterprise-wide unique identifier of a data object or one or more metadata attribute value pairs. If the... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090234884 - Object linkage system, object linkage method and recording medium: An object linkage system is provided. The object linkage system includes: a database storing objects, each object including linkage attributes, and storing a linkage map designating a set of objects to be linked; a unit configured to search for a linkage candidate of a new object by comparing a value... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090234885 - Account item management system: An account item management system is provided, wherein account item elements are classified into first to n'th groups in order from highest to lowest levels, such that the first group encompasses the highest-level concepts, and the n'th group encompasses the lowest-level concepts, and the account item elements classified into the... Agent: Clark & Brody
20090234886 - Apparatus and method for arranging metadata: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus for metadata arrangement is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a computer computer code configured to assign at least one metadata element identifier to at least one metadata element, a computer code configured to classify the at least one metadata... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20090234889 - Apparatus and method for managing media content: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media server and parsing engine, 3rd party mobile aggregator, client servers, and a plurality of communication devices that are each associated with a user and a user profile. The media server can provide one or more... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090234887 - Management of collections of websites: This disclosure describes techniques that enable a subscriber of a data center to manage a site collection group hosted by the data center. A site collection group is a set of site collections that belong to a single subscriber. A site collection is a collection of websites. A website is... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090234888 - Method and system for producing a mood guided media playlist: There is provided a method of providing a mood guided media playlist. The method comprises identifying a mood rating of media assets stored in a media assets database; labeling the media assets with metatags corresponding to the mood rating; identifying a mood theme according to an input received from a... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20090234890 - System, method, and multi-level object data structure thereof for browsing multimedia data: System, method, and multi-level object data structure thereof for browsing a multi-media data, the method for browsing a multimedia data using a multilevel object data structure including the steps of (1) receiving multimedia information and multiple supplementary information on each object in the multimedia information on the same time, (2)... Agent: Peter H. Kang Sidney Austin Brown & Wood LLP
20090234891 - System and method for providing a synchronized data rerepresentation: A system and method for providing a synchronized data rerepresentation is provided. Data maintained by an originating application is accessed and the data is presented thorough an originating user interface. The data is marshaled into a form useable by a surrogate application with rerepresentation of the data through a surrogate... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20090234893 - Data transfer method and server computer system: A server computer system generates, for data stored in a transmission source server, index information including a data identification number, a data type, information for the data such as copyright information and an address of a server whereat the data are stored, and transmits only the index information to a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090234892 - Method and system for assuring integrity of deduplicated data: The present invention provides for a system and method for assuring integrity of deduplicated data objects stored within a storage system. A data object is copied to secondary storage media, and a digital signature such as a checksum is generated of the data object. Then, deduplication is performed upon the... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20090234895 - Method and apparatus for digitizing a paper-based publication: The present disclosure relates generally to a method and apparatus for the transformation of a community-based, paper-based publications or directories of a chamber of commerce into multiple versions, and more particularly, to publication of a database for cross-publication of digital versions of publications in a form such as a website,... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.
20090234894 - Method and system for collaborative learning: A method for collaborative teaching and learning, while facilitating simultaneous and dynamic changes by multiple users, includes: receiving a command to add or modify an existing topic record in a series of topic records in response to a user request; creating a new record in the event the received command... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Endicott
20090234896 - Remote copy method and storage system: A remote copy method is executed in a storage system having a plurality of storage devices each comprising a recording medium for recording data on a file-by-file basis and a computer for controlling the recording medium. The plurality of storage devices are connected to each other via a network. Data... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090234897 - Efficient heap utilization & partitioning: A method comprising calculating first and second allocation speeds respectively for at least a first space and a second space in a runtime environment's memory space; and partitioning the runtime environment's memory space in proportion to said first and second space's respective allocation speeds so that the first space is... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [intel]09/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090228427 - Managing document work sets: A document work set acts as a document container for items that are associated with a work product. A document work set is created from a document work set template that defines properties and workflows that are associated with the document work set. Metadata is shared between the items in... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090228428 - Solution for augmenting a master data model with relevant data elements extracted from unstructured data sources: The present invention discloses a method for augmenting a master data model with data elements extracted from unstructured data sources. Such a method can extract data elements related to the master data model of a master data management system from a set of unstructured data sources. The master data model... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20090228434 - Addition and processing of continuous sql queries in a streaming relational database management system: Systems, methods, and media are disclosed herein that can be embodied in a traditional Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) in order to transform it into a Streaming Relational Database Management System (SRDBMS). An SRDBMS may provide functionality such as to manage and populate streams, tables, and archived stream histories and... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090228429 - Integration of unstructed data into a database: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that extends transactional guarantees to unstructured data in a file system. A database engine, configured to retain structured data, can reserve a portion of the file system to store unstructured data to be managed by the database engine. A kernel... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090228430 - Multidimensional data cubes with high-cardinality attributes: Computer-readable media, systems, and methods for building a multidimensional data cube having one or more high-cardinality attributes are described. In embodiments, data is extracted from one or more databases. It is determined that one or more instances of the data are fact data and one or more instances of the... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090228432 - Query rewrite with a nested materialized view: A query, issued to a database server, is re-written with a nested materialized view. The selected materialized view is nested within a “parent” materialized view that has one or more nesting levels for one or more nested materialized views. The selected nested materialized view has a cardinality associated therewith, which... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090228431 - Scaled management system: An exemplary system for managing an applications and data space includes a strategy layer configured to receive a query statement and to formulate one or more custom queries based on the query statement and a query scheduler layer configured to schedule issuance of the one or more custom queries to... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090228433 - System and method for multiple distinct aggregate queries: There is disclosed a system and method for executing multiple distinct aggregate queries. In an embodiment, the method comprises: providing at least one Counting Bloom Filter for each distinct column of an input data stream; reviewing count values in the at least one Counting Bloom Filter for the existence of... Agent: Sughrue Mion PLLC Uspto Customer No With Ibm/svl
20090228461 - Auditor system: An auditing system and method for analyzing email, including capturing email transferred over a network and transferring the email to a data analyzer. The email can be encrypted for safe transfer to the analysis location. Once the email is delivered to the analysis location, it is decrypted and the analysis... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090228445 - Automated molecular mining and activity prediction using xml schema, xml queries, rule inference and rule engines: Method and system for analyzing relationship between molecular structure and biological activity in one or more molecules by transforming molecular structure data into a hierarchical representation of chemical concepts and descriptors and detecting common tree-like patterns in the data.... Agent: Rajeev Gangal
20090228459 - Automatic configuration of computers in a network: In a second aspect, a method for configuration of computers in a network is disclosed. The method comprises registering at least one controller upon attachment to the network and notifying a plurality of clients by the at least one controller. The method includes interrogating the at least one controller by... Agent: Apple Computer Inc. Sawyer Law Group, LLP
20090228441 - Collaborative internet image-searching techniques: Users in an Internet user community are enabled to collaboratively attach user-submitted comments and answers to images that other users in the community have provided. These comments and answers are searchable by other users who are searching for images that might be attached to those comments and answers. A server... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090228449 - Content transfer: The present invention provides a method of transferring content from a file and a database. In this case, the file includes content instances, each content instance being associated with a respective field, and each field having a respective type. The transfer is achieved by determining the type of each field,... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20090228436 - Data domains in multidimensional databases: Systems and method for creating multidimensional data cubes containing data domains for analyzing large amounts of data are provided. Data domains may be included in the major object of a multidimensional data cube. Further embodiments of the present invention provide methods for querying multidimensional data cubes having data domains. Embodiments... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090228450 - Digital right management client system and method thereof as well as digital right management system: A DRM client system and a method thereof as well as a DRM system applying the DRM client system are provided. The DRM client system comprises at least one application plug-in module, for generating a DRM client processing request according to a user's request or an external application system's request;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090228462 - Hierarchical structured abstract data organization system: A method in a data processing system and apparatus for organizing files, web pages, or web site members organized in a traditional first hierarchical file structure that is on a recordable medium of a data processing system. A user-defined metalabel is assigned to each of the electronic files, web pages,... Agent: Pauley Petersen & Erickson
20090228439 - Intent-aware search: A system is provided to improve the relevance of information searches. The system includes a search component to facilitate information retrieval in response to a user's query. An inference component refines the user's query or filters search results associated with the query in view of a determined intent of the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090228438 - Method and apparatus for identifying if two websites are co-owned: A method and apparatus are provided for identifying if two websites are co-owned. In one example, the method includes obtaining redirect URL (uniform resource locator) pairs from the Internet, constructing a training set using the redirect URL pairs, constructing a feature set based on the training set, and learning co-ownership... Agent: Stattler - Suh PC
20090228452 - Method and system for mining information based on relationships: A method and system for identifying information about people is provided. The information system identifies groups of people that have relationships based on their relationships to documents or more generally to objects. The information system initially is provided with an indication of which people have which relationships to which documents.... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090228446 - Method for controlling load balancing in heterogeneous computer system: The present invention comprises a load balancing server provided with a function for executing a DB query by proxy in a heterogeneous computer system having an AP server computer and a DB server computer. The load balancing server receives a DB query from an AP server, and determines whether the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090228451 - Method for linkage of telecommunications by means of digital maps: A method of the present invention enables every object on a digital map to be set with qualitative attributes comprised of geographical and descriptive properties and data of telecommunications. When browsing through the digital map to query for a designated object on an electronic (such as a computer, PDA, or... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090228448 - Method of collecting data: Data storage method for storing a subblock of a block of data. The block of data is distributed, in a number of subblocks of data, over a set of devices. The set of devices comprises at least two devices, and the method comprises the steps of: collecting a subblock of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090228443 - Pattern discovery through reversing time flow: The present invention provides systems and methods for automatically mining massive intelligence databases to discover sequential patterns therein using a novel combination of forward and reverse temporal processing techniques as an enhancement to well known pattern discovery algorithms.... Agent: The Johns Hopkins Universityapplied Physics Labora Office Of Patent Counsel
20090228437 - Search query categrization into verticals: The likelihood that a query belongs to a vertical is determined. The query is assigned to a vertical based on that likelihood. A query submitted to a main search box is assigned to verticals and processed using indices specific to those verticals. The query is assigned to verticals based on... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090228457 - Searching for services in natural language: A method for answering search queries about services is disclosed. The method includes searching a plurality of storage media on a network for a natural language service metastatement. The natural language service metastatement is typically generated by a service provider and describes the services provided by the service provider in... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090228458 - Searching for services in natural language: A method for answering search queries about services is disclosed. The method includes searching a plurality of storage media on a network for a natural language service metastatement. The natural language service metastatement is typically generated by a service provider and describes the services provided by the service provider in... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090228440 - System and method for filtering database results using dynamic composite queries: A method, system and computer program product for retrieving data records to a client computer. An identifier of a base query is received from the client computer. The base query is configured to select a set of data records from a database that the client computer has permission to access.... Agent: Law Office Of Ido Tuchman (yor)
20090228444 - System and method for minimizing transmitted data between diverse institutions: A system and method transmitting data in heterogeneous networks is described. A plurality of fillable forms is available to a user, each form having a name and metadata corresponding to the data fields that are displayable or retrievable by the form. The same form name is associated with the same... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090228435 - System and method for validating data record: A system and associated method for utilizing a record stored in a database. An application requests the record stored in the database to be validated. The method executes a query for retrieval and validation in a unified operation. A set of valid values for an attribute is stored in a... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090228447 - System, method, and solfware application for enabling a user to search an external domain within a visual mapping interface: The present invention provides a system, method, and software application for enabling a user to initiate a search of a domain and view search results via a visual mapping interface on a computer. Visual mapping software on a computer provides a visual mapping interface into which a user can enter... Agent: Tina M. Lessani Lessani & Lessani LLP
20090228442 - Systems and methods for building a document index: Systems and methods for building a document or vertical index are provided in which a document comprising code for a web page on the Internet is obtained. A static graphic representation of the web page is rendered thereby building a word map that has, for each respective word in a... Agent: Jones Day
20090228453 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228454 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228455 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228456 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228460 - Virtual message persistence service: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to a distributed data repository system including a plurality of symmetric data repository nodes. In certain embodiments of the present invention, the distributed data repository system is message-centric operative to store message payloads transmitted from client nodes. In certain embodiments, the distributed data repository system... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090228464 - Method and system for triggering a search request: A method and system providing a response to an unrestricted request for information responsive to an unrestricted triggering condition. A request is associated with a condition which initiates an information search. A result associated with a request and a condition may be provided to a user via any or all... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090228463 - Method for searching compound databases using topomeric shape descriptors and pharmacophoric features identified by a comparative molecular field analysis (comfa) utilizing topomeric alignment of molecular fragments: A CoMFA 3D QSAR shape analysis may be performed on molecules arising from the same activity series that may be decomposed/viewed as assemblies of discrete identifiable subunits. The disclosed method provides for identifying in databases of whole molecules those molecular subunits that possess the same shape or shape and feature... Agent: Laurence A Weinberger, Esq.
20090228465 - Systems and methods for managing queries: A streaming database management system may provide support for creating a new continuous query operator for on-the-fly addition of a new query, e.g., a new SQL query and/or new continuous query operator, into a shared continuous query plan. Alternatively, the streaming database management system may associate the new query on-the-fly... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090228474 - Analyzing event streams of user sessions: In various exemplary embodiments, a system and method is disclosed to analyze event streams of a user session. One embodiment of the method includes logging a plurality of events from an event stream, specifying conditions to sort the plurality of events, applying the conditions to the plurality of events, producing... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20090228473 - Data storage for file updates: A storage system according to one embodiment for managing a first file includes a blob storage and a handler. The blob storage may be configured to store data related to the first file temporarily. The handler may be configured to store in the blob storage any data related to the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090228469 - Definition for service interface: Various embodiments provide a model through which service providers can describe offered services using a standardized format. In one or more embodiments, the standardized format is declarative and enables service providers to describe their associated services in a standardized way. In at least some embodiments, the standardized format includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090228481 - Graphical user interface for building boolean queries and viewing search results: Graphical user interfaces and method for building Boolean queries and viewing search results using search cells, combination cells, toolbar, and menu bar. Search cells are movable within a workspace and contain a text field, facet type designation, advanced button, and hit count. Categories are chosen using a category walker. Combination... Agent: Kendyl A Roman
20090228471 - Hierarchical presentation of search results: Methods, and computer-readable media for presenting search results in a folder hierarchy are provided. Embodiments of the present invention include providing a navigation portion in which data sources to be searched are selected, and an input portion into which search criteria may be submitted. Items within the selected data sources... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090228477 - Information processing apparatus, resource identifying program, and resource identifying method: An information processing apparatus includes: an acquiring unit which acquires a related resource having a predetermined relation to an unfixed resource which is unfixed from among a plurality of fixed resources; and an identifying unit which searches the plurality of fixed resources for the acquired related resource and a resource... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090228480 - Method and system for saving images from web pages: An exemplary method of saving images, the method comprising: selecting a set of characters displayed on the web page to be use as the name of the image to be saved; dragging and releasing the character set above the image. Saving the image with the character set being the name... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090228466 - Method of and device for searching for relevant content in a network: This invention relates to a method of and a device for searching for relevant content that automatically obtains related information for a digital content item currently being rendered, played, viewed, accessed or selected on an audio/video device (e.g. a HD recorder). The obtained related information is used to automatically search... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090228475 - Music search system, music search method, music search program and recording medium recording music search program: There is included a memory means for relating a music to a characteristic of the music and memorizing the music and the characteristics; a reproduction means for reproducing the music; a process means for processing the characteristic of the music thus reproduced by the reproduction means based on an instruction... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090228482 - Network search method, system and device: The disclosure provides a network search method, including the following steps at the network side: obtaining a search sentence sent from a user terminal; processing keywords for the search sentence according to an individual search profile and a shared search profile; searching in accordance with the keywords to obtain search... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090228479 - Operational assistance server device, operational assistance method and computer program: An operational assistance server device, method and computer readable article of manufacture for providing operational assistance to a user operating an application is provided. The operational assistance server device includes: an operation table; an operation table storage unit for storing the operation table; an user's operation history; an operation sequence... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090228472 - Optimization of discontinuous rank metrics: Methods to enable optimization of discontinuous rank metrics are described. The search scores associated with a number of search objects are written as score distributions and these are converted into rank distributions for each object in an iterative process. Each object is selected in turn and the score distribution of... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090228467 - Product evaluation information delivering system and product evaluation information delivering method: [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] The system includes an evaluation database (DB) for storing evaluation information; a user terminal for reading the product codes of products; and an inventory information DB for storing inventory information. The evaluation information is read, based on a product barcode obtained by the user terminal, from... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090228478 - System and method for organizing and evaluating different points of view on controversial topics: A system and method for organizing and evaluating different points of view on controversial topics that minimizes the ‘spin’ that typically accompanies different opinions, and also minimizes the tendency to ‘cherry pick’ issues by emphasizing only those that support a particular point of view and ignoring others. It allows these... Agent: Terril J. Steichen
20090228476 - Systems, methods, and software for creating and implementing an intellectual property relationship warehouse and monitor: An information retrieval system gathers intellectual property metadata based on a user query and a predetermined set of intellectual property databases, generating and rendering reports regarding intellectual property activities based on the user query.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090228470 - Techniques for cataloging documents based on user activity: A technique for cataloging documents based on user activity includes assigning documents to a relevant document list based on activity of a user of a device. In this case, at least two of the documents are associated with different applications. The technique then provides the relevant document list to the... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090228468 - Using core words to extract key phrases from documents: Described is a technology, such as for use in information retrieval, by which key phrases (e.g., the phrases most relevant to a document) are extracted from a document based upon core words in that document (e.g., the words most relevant to the document). Various relevance features of each candidate word... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090228483 - Automated conversion of user actions to natural-language text: A method and system automatically create a textual document of an animated tutorial. First, user interactions are recorded with a computerized device to create the animated tutorial. Then, embodiments automatically identify matching natural language terms and phrases (maintained within a file or database) corresponding to the user interactions that appear... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20090228484 - System and method of searching for duplicate data: A computer implemented method and system obtains current signatures of data chunks and performs a proximity search of a library of previous signatures as a function of the likely location of corresponding data chunks. A full search of the library of previous signatures for those current signatures not found in... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090228485 - Navigation across datasets from multiple data sources based on a common reference dimension: Architecture for slicing data defined on both tabular data sources and in OLAP (online analytical processing) multidimensional data sources by time relative to the current date simultaneously with the same time intelligence (TI) filter on a dashboard page. The architecture employs a simple time period specification (STPS) language used to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090228488 - Data safety appliance and method: An illustrative system includes a FileEngine data safety appliance and FileSafe service provides a low-cost and service rich server environment for small businesses, including shared data storage, data security and privacy, and data protection. The system can be provided under a rental contract with no purchase option, under which the... Agent: Overhauser Law Offices, LLC Docketing Department
20090228487 - Image forming apparatus and access control method: An image forming apparatus is disclosed, including: a first data management part; a second data management part; and a determination part. The first data management part manages a list of first data concerning information regarded as a management unit. The second data management part manages a list of second data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090228489 - Image forming apparatus method of controlling the image forming apparatus and storage medium: An image forming apparatus which is capable of performing more appropriate control of access to files which grant different access rights on a versions basis. The image forming apparatus is communicably connected to a file server. In a system controller of the image forming apparatus, a reading control section reads... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090228486 - Using social networking thersholds in access control decisions: A method, program product and apparatus for controlling access to profile information, multi-media resources or social network functions of a first user by a second user not listed on a friend or group listing of the first user. An application retrieves a threshold criteria for access control and social network... Agent: Steven E. Bach Attorney At Law
20090228490 - Apparatus and method for universal data access by location based systems: A method of operating a location based system includes storing first web service definitions for first location data sources in the location based system, and storing second web service definitions for second location data sources in a server communicatively coupled to the location based system via the internet. A user... Agent: Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
20090228492 - Apparatus, system, and method for tagging media content: An approach for tagging media content (e.g., audio/video content) such that the tag call be used to access or manipulate the media content associated with the tag at a later time. A command is received from a user to request marking of the media content. A tag is automatically inserted... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090228495 - File system cloning between a target device and a host device: Systems and methods of configuring electronic devices can include installing a first operating configuration on a first target device, running at least a first operational iteration of the first target device, saving at least a portion of a first file system resulting from the running of the at least first... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090228493 - Fulfillment of an audio performance recorded across a network based on a media selection: A media selection is delivered in discreet segments from a server computer over a distributed network to a client device. A user can annotate each media segment and record a reading of any text of the media and any additional commentary in segments. The voice data is either recorded over... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090228496 - Method for accessing distributed file system: In order to access a distributed file system (DFS) of the present invention using a conventional protocol such as the one for an NFS or a CIFS without making a modification on a client side, a gateway unit for receiving a conventional protocol and performing processing in conformity the protocol... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090228491 - Method, computer program product, and apparatus for rule-based release of distributed electronic content: Rule-based release of distributed electronic content in accordance with at least one content release rule is provided. A first subcontent, a second subcontent, and a content release rule specifying a first condition for enabling access to the first subcontent and a second condition for enabling access to the second subcontent,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing
20090228501 - Joint response incident management system: An incident management system includes a plurality of information sources, each of the information sources configured to collect information for use by a plurality of joint-responders in an incident management process, an information integrator configured to receive and store information from each of the information sources, and at least one... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20090228498 - Methods for utilizing human perceptual systems for processing event log data: A method is provided for utilizing the human perceptual system by providing a spectrum of event log data for viewing. Event log data is received. Events of the event log data are mapped to an x-axis of a spectrum based on time, where the events of the event log data... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe
20090228497 - Patent reference processor: Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for extracting reference number, reference name pairs from prior art. The extraction may occur by finding the reference numbers of prior art that has been converted to a data stream and then searching within the vicinity of the found reference number for the... Agent: Anand Ramakrishnan
20090228500 - Relationship based tree structure with scoped parameters: There is disclosed a system and method of storing information about tree structures. In an embodiment, the method comprises: for each given tree, identifying the nodes and the relationships between the nodes; for each parameter, if more than one node of any of the given tree shares the parameter, then... Agent: Sughrue Mion PLLC Uspto Customer No With Ibm/svl
20090228499 - Systems and methods for organizing data sets: A method is provided for organizing data sets. In use, an automatic decision system is created or updated for determining whether data elements fit a predefined organization or not, where the decision system is based on a set of preorganized data elements. A plurality of data elements is organized using... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20090228502 - Efficient storage for finite state machines: A method of operating a storage of a finite state machine includes organizing information concerning an operation of the machine in a payload-transition matrix, in which a given number of columns of the matrix reflect features of a state of the machine and other columns describe valid transitions between the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe
20090228506 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus for managing attribute information as to resources constituting a system includes an acquisition unit which obtains a plurality of attribute information as to the same resources, a degree of reliability calculation unit which calculates, when a contradiction exists between the plurality of attribute information obtained by... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090228503 - Method for converting mof files for compatibility with incompatible cim implementations: A method for converting CIM MOF files from a first CIM implementation to a second CIM implementation includes receiving at least a first MOF file in a first format, and replacing at least a first parameter within the received file with a second parameter. The first format and first parameter... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20090228505 - Non-programmatic access to enterprise messaging administration: The present invention is directed to non-programmatic access to enterprise messaging administration. A method of operating a data processing system, wherein the data processing system includes a file system, a messaging system and a monitoring component, in accordance with an embodiment includes: monitoring the file system, detecting a change in... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090228504 - User/browser state information sharing between browser applications: Provided are techniques for state information sharing. At least one of user information and browser information is stored in a first configuration file in a first file format associated with a first browser application. A change in at least one of the user information and the browser information in the... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20090228507 - Creating data in a data store using a dynamic ontology: In one embodiment, a method comprises creating and storing an ontology for a data store in response to receiving first user input defining the ontology, wherein the ontology comprises a plurality of data object types and a plurality of object property types; creating one or more parser definitions in response... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090228510 - Generating congruous metadata for multimedia: A method of generating congruous metadata is provided. The method includes receiving a similarity measure between at least two multimedia objects. Each multimedia object has associated metadata. If the at least two multimedia objects are similar based on the similarity measure and a similarity threshold, the associated metadata of each... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090228516 - Harmful algae indexing (haidex) method: Key invention items of HaiDex method include: 1) MCMC Diffusion Simulator to computationally characterize the formation process of HAB by applying MCMC simulation (i.e., Markov chain, Monte Carlo simulation), which can be programmed on mainframe computing facility or PC with statistics software supports such as SAS and STATA. 2) Adaptive... Agent: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
20090228513 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for modeling contact networks: An apparatus for modeling a contact network may include a processor. The processor may be configured to store a plurality of contacts lists, which collectively comprise a contact network. Each contacts list may be comprised of a plurality of contact entries and may be associated with a user of a... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090228514 - Node level hash join for evaluating a query: Markup language node level hash join operations for evaluating a query language query are performed. The markup language node level hash join mechanism, i.e. the “XHashJoin” operator, is a multi-way join operator that uses two hash tables, BUILD and PROBE, to intersect document nodes from multiple index scans and to... Agent: Walder Intellectual Property Law PC
20090228508 - Recording device and method, imaging apparatus, playing device and method, and program: A playlist file generating unit 304 generates a playlist file recording the playlist mark of a moving image content for each moving image content. A property file generating unit 301 generates a property file including a mark entry having the attribute information of a moving image content, and a file... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090228515 - Rich client search experience: Computer-readable media, systems, and methods for enabling a rich client search experience. In embodiments, a description is received from a data store. The description includes fields of information existing on the data store that are capable of being searched. A user interface is built based on the description and the... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090228509 - Synchronization server process: Among other things, techniques and systems are disclosed for providing sync server process. Processing data sync sessions includes processing a request to initiate a sync session from one or more clients to update one or more data records that include one or more data items. The one or more clients... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090228512 - System and method for application configuration comparison and reuse: A system and method allow a user to extract the set of customizations performed on an application and use these to estimate the time and effort and cost of (a) migrating to a new version of the application and/or (b) consolidating systems. The user can browse the extracted data and... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson, P.C.
20090228511 - System and method for content addressable storage: Information, such as files received from a client, etc., is stored in a storage system, such as a content addressable storage system. A file server receives data from a client and chunks the data into blocks of data. The file server also generates metadata for use in forming a data... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090228517 - Dynamically extending a plurality of manageability capabilities of it resources through the use of manageability aspects: Extending a plurality of manageability capabilities of manageable information technology (IT) resources utilize an “aspect of” association for describing a relationship between a first object representing a manageable resource playing a role of a subject and one or more additional objects each playing a role of an aspect. The “aspect... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090228520 - Recording medium, recording device, and playback device for use in individual sales and method therefor: A recording medium has a hierarchical directory structure. In the directory structure, a ROOT/BDMV directory and a MoDESTxx/BDMV directory are located below a root directory. The ROOT/BDMV directory contains a BD-J application that constitutes a FirstPlayback title. The BD-J application is a program to be first executed by a playback... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090228519 - Systems and methods for managing health of a client system: A method and system for monitoring the health of a networked client computer node include health service agent software that scans the client computer node upon which the agent is installed. The health service agent software transmits data to a health service data manager identifying the type of client node... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090228518 - Method and system for patent claim management and organization: A method and system for organizing and managing claim elements and reference objects is disclosed. The method and system establish database links between claim elements and reference objects based on associations identified between them. These database links are then stored in the database for future reference. The links are also... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP
20090228521 - Content protection system in storage media and method of the same: The present invention discloses a content protection system in a storage medium and the method of the same. The storage medium includes a flash disk, a memory card, a hard disk, a CDR, or a MO. In one aspect of the present invention, the content protection system in a storage... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090228522 - Data boundary identification: A system and method obtain a set of data and identify successive subsets of data within the set of data. A boundary identifying hash is calculated on a subset of data and compared with a boundary indicating value. If the calculated boundary identifying hash matches the boundary indicating value, a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090228523 - Storage integration apparatus, storage integration program, and storage integration method: A storage integration apparatus includes a replacement unit which obtains relationship information indicating relationships among pieces of data and replaces requested data, which is data that has been requested, with different data that is different from the requested data in accordance with the relationship information, a selection unit which selects,... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090228526 - Apparatus for managing attribute information on system resources: An apparatus for managing attribute information on a resource constituting a system includes a first reconciler that reconciles attribute information on the same resource based on a first determination criterion which is a predetermined criterion for reconciling the attribute information on the same resource. A first manager manages, so as... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090228525 - Methods and systems for group data management and classification: Methods and systems are provided for retaining and managing global records of an organization. In one implementation, a method is provided for retaining global records of an organization. The method may include storing, in a memory device, at least one arrangement of data items classified according to a hierarchical classification... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090228524 - Remote pointing: Techniques for remote redirection are discussed. Redirection may be used to mimic a local user experience on a remote system. Redirection may include redirecting a pointer file, such as a shortcut, to account for remote access to a source file designated in the pointer file. The pointer file may be... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090228528 - Supporting sub-document updates and queries in an inverted index: A system, method, and computer program product for updating a partitioned index of a dataset. A document is indexed by separating it into indexable sections, such that different ones of the indexable sections may be contained in different partitions of the partitioned index. The partitioned index is updated using an... Agent: Law Office Of Donald L. Wenskay
20090228527 - System and method for providing data migration services: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for migrating data which allows transforming a data source of an existing system into a migrated data source complying with data requirements of a new system, typically in response to an upgrade of an application configured to access the data source. The system and... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20090228533 - File change detection: A system and method include selecting a file for potential backing up. A metadata signature is calculated on the selected file. The metadata signature of the selected file is compared to a metadata signature of a corresponding file already backed up. The file is only backed up the file if... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090228535 - Multiple quality of service file system using performance bands of storage devices: The invention relates to a multiple QoS file system and methods of processing files at different QoS. The file system allocates VLUNs and using rules chooses an initial QoS for a file when created and moves files to different QoS using rules. Users see a single unified space of files,... Agent: Robert Moll
20090228530 - Separating file data streams to enhance progressive incremental processing: Systems, methods, and computer products for separating file data streams for improved progressive incremental processing are provided. The method comprises identifying data in a file, prior to transmission of the data in a data stream to a second system, such that the second system can distinguish first data from second... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [ibm Us]
20090228532 - Storage system: In a storage system in which plural end servers 104, intermediate servers 103 and clients 101 are connected to each other via a network 106, when a migration-source end server 104 transfers file-level data to a migration-destination end server 104 via the intermediate server 103, the migration-source end server 104... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090228534 - Systems and methods for efficient data searching, storage and reduction: Systems and methods enabling search of a repository for the location of data that is similar to input data, using a defined measure of similarity, in a time that is independent of the size of the repository and linear in a size of the input data, and a space that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228531 - Template-based remote/local file selection techniques for modular backup and migration: File selection techniques that can handle overlapping module contexts provide flexible and reversible backup, restore, migration, deployment and synchronization operations. Both remote (administrative) control and local (user) control of the file selection are provided. Application and configuration specific templates are provided to a user from the remote administrator for further... Agent: Mitch Harris (end) C/o Mitch Harris, Atty At Law
20090228529 - Transitioning an archived file to write-once-read-many: Transitioning a data file in an archive system from read-write to write-once-read-many (“WORM”) is triggered by a control file rather than using a timeout approach or a overload approach. A storage manager may receive a series of archive instructions to write a data file to an archive. During this time,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20090228536 - Storage management: A user may select a profile to serve as an active profile on a device, and content objects associated with the active profile may be stored on the device responsive to the selection. Content objects that are not associated with the active profile may be transferred to one or more... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090228537 - Object allocation system and method: A method, apparatus and program product include an object heap having memory space dedicated to individual threads. Individual threads may allocate objects into their respective, assigned spaces. If their space should become full, the thread may allocate an object to a shared space of the object heap. Filling the space... Agent: Ibm-rochester C/o Toler Law Group09/03/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090222403 - Information processing apparatus and job processing method: When an image processing apparatus acquires job log information and error log information from an image forming apparatus, the information processing apparatus identifies a job processing time from a job start time and a job end time of each job which are recorded in the acquired job log information. Subsequently,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090222402 - System and method for presentation of local and remote message search results: There is disclosed a system and method for presenting message search results at a wireless handheld device. In an embodiment, the method comprises conducting a search of local messages stored in the wireless handheld device using at least one search term to obtain a local search result; retrieving a search... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP
20090222405 - Dynamic profile system for resource access control: A dynamic profiling system (DPS) provides dynamic access session configuration for telecommunications subscribers, and provides subscriber session information to application platforms. The DPS configuration adapts to meet the needs of any combination of user connection requests, access channel devices, and access channels used to communicate connection requests. The DPS provides... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090222407 - Information search system, method and program: A system, method and computer program product for searching at high speed for documents matching a dependency pattern from document data containing a large volume of text documents. The system includes a storage device for storing, index storage means for storing in the storage device occurrence information, receiving means for... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090222406 - Method for indexing, searching and retrieving patient information from a picture archive and communications system: The present invention is a centrally deployed, computer-based system for uniquely indexing and searching a picture archiving and communications system (PACS) or other like device. This system and method uses a LAN, WAN or global communication system, e.g., the Internet, to acquire, analyze, index, search and retrieve medically relevant facts... Agent: Myers Wilson P.C.
20090222404 - Querying nonsql data stores with a sql-style language: A nonSQL index containing data associated with a social networking network is queried with a nonSQL query generated from a SQL query. A query translation component parses the SQL query for query parameters specifying requested data and identifies a type of the nonSQL index based on the nonSQL index. The... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (msft)
20090222416 - Automatic website generator: A system and method for the automatic generation of a website. The website is created upon a user request, where the user provides identification information that is used to search an information database. The information will provide a reference to a code that relates to a template that is used... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090222426 - Computer-implemented system and method for analyzing search queries: Systems and methods for handling input search engine data. A data store is searched based upon one or more data items contained within the input search engine data. The result of searching the data store is used to determine which data items in the input search engine data might be... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20090222409 - Conceptual reverse query expander: A method for multilingual data querying comprises sending one or more words in an original language to a word ontology. The method further comprises receiving sense descriptions of the one or more words from the word ontology, and selecting one or more sense descriptions of the one or more words... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20090222408 - Data storage structure: Efficient data storage and retrieval (e.g., in terms of time and space requirements) is facilitated by implementing an indexing structure comprising an indexing array. That is, a functional relationship between elements of a source set and elements of a query result set can be stored in the indexing structure. This... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090222415 - Evaluating risk of information mismanagement in computer storage: Method and system of evaluating overall risk of mismanagement of information contained in a file and its copies on a storage system. The method collects information about storage availability, accessibility, preservation and searchability of the data in each file. The method quantifies the collected information and allows a user to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090222412 - Facet visualization: A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a dataset and defined relationships amongst data in the dataset, wherein the relationships are indicative of identities of a plurality of facets in the dataset, wherein each facet includes an item, and wherein items in a facet have a common... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090222420 - File management apparatus, file management method, and computer program product: A file management apparatus that displays a plurality of pieces of first file management information each being a unit for managing files and associated with second file management information on a display unit based on setting content indicated by associated second file management information. When a first symbol image corresponding... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090222411 - Location description for federation and discoverability: System and methods for directing a federated search using a location description file to locate a data source are provided. For a federated search, a location description may be used to describe the location of each data source searched, and may further be used to connect the user to that... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090222424 - Method and apparatus for integrated life through virtual cities: A virtual cities server hosts one or more virtual cities, which in turn include one or more virtual environments with which a user interacts, where the one or more virtual environmental are three-dimensional spaces. The one or more virtual cities correspond to one or more physical cities, and virtual environments... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090222410 - Method and apparatus for query processing of uncertain data: Techniques are disclosed for indexing uncertain data in query processing systems. For example, a method for processing queries in an application that involves an uncertain data set includes the following steps. A representation of records of the uncertain data set is created based on mean values and uncertainty values. The... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090222422 - Method, apparatus, and system for data transmission based on dlna network: The present invention relates to a method, apparatus, and system for data transmission based on a DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) network that classifies contents files which are stored in a DMS according to a support of the DLNA network to make a contents list. Support is provided to convert... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090222413 - Methods and systems for migrating information and data into an application: A data classification module is configured to retrieve information from the repository and migrate the information into applications. The data classification module is configured to receive a request to migrate information and data from the repository into an application. The request can include the type of application and the type... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090222414 - Methods and systems for providing additional information and data in cooperation with a communication application: Systems and methods classify, organize, and retrieve data from a variety of applications based on entities associated with the data. A data classification module is further configured to operate in cooperation with a communications application. Upon receiving an incoming communication via the communication application, the data classification module is configured... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090222421 - Personal indentification system, method, and computer readable medium storing program thereof: A personal identification system includes a user database and a knowledge database. The user database stores personal data of a user. The knowledge database stores knowledge data relating to the personal data stored in the user database. The personal identification system generates a query on the basis of the knowledge... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090222425 - Product normalization: A computer-implemented approach for organizing input listings from various sources of input listings. Input listings are organized by mapping the input listings to consolidated listing that correspond to the input listings. The mapping of the input listings are based on various techniques such as a Stock Keeping Unit item-listing-to-consolidated-listing matching... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090222419 - Succinct index structure for xml: Succinct data and index structures aim to maximize the efficiency of update and search operations on any data while setting the constraint of storage size to be close to the theoretical optimum. The succinct index structure of the invention indexes data represented in a hierarchical structure. The index is comprised... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20090222418 - Systems and methods for dynamic content presentation: The inventions herein are directed to systems, methods, and computer-readable media for the rapid deployment of data-intensive applications capable of intelligent interactions across multiple data systems so as to provide a user with accurate data in an intelligent manner. The invention is directed, in part, to a method of content... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090222417 - Systems and methods for dynamic support of e-commerce: The inventions herein are directed to systems, methods, and computer-readable media for the rapid deployment of data-intensive applications capable of intelligent interactions across multiple data systems so as to provide a user with accurate data in an intelligent manner. The invention includes a method of data exchange including obtaining data... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090222423 - Text diplay apparatus, text display method and program storage medium: A scroll bar area is displayed as two divided areas, namely a first mark display area which displays a mark figure corresponding to a first mark, and a second mark display area which displays a mark figure corresponding to a second mark. A first mark figure is displayed in that... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090222428 - Multi-lingual information display in a single language portal: A multi-lingual search and display system and/or methodology. The system providing a single point of access to information in multiple languages by executing a query against a set of targets, where the set of targets can include continents, countries, regions, geographic areas, languages, cultures, economies, markets, and so forth. Additionally,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090222427 - Online tracking of life-limited parts: This application describes tools for online tracking of life-limited parts. These tools may support methods that include receiving queries, and searching databases in response to the queries. These methods may integrate results of the searches into reports that provide comprehensive histories of life-limited parts for installation within vehicles, and may... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090222430 - Apparatus and method for content recommendation: A content recommender executes a method wherein a set of attributes are provided for a plurality of content items. A number of recommendation parameters are defined as a function of attribute values for a subset of attributes and for each content item, recommendation values are determined based on the definitions.... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090222437 - Cross-lingual search re-ranking: Cross-lingual search re-ranking is performed during a cross-lingual search in which a search query of a first language is used to retrieve two sets of documents, a first set in the first language, and a second set in a second language. The two sets of documents are each first ranked... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090222438 - Cross-lingual search re-ranking: Performing location-aware search involves intercepting a network request targeted for an Internet-based search engine. The network request includes a location-dependent query containing a location term, and the location term cannot be used by the search engine to positively determine a target location. A location descriptor that can be used by... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20090222432 - Geo tagging and automatic generation of metadata for photos and videos: Photo/video is geo tagged with GPS coordinates corresponding to the place of capture of said photo/video. ‘Geo-information’ metadata corresponding to GPS coordinates is automatically generated and attached to corresponding photo/video. The ‘geo-information’ metadata comprises of date &time of capture, geo information metadata such as local weather, local attractions, local events... Agent: Nitesh Ratnakar
20090222434 - Inclusion of metadata in indexed composite document: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for searching business objects. According to one embodiment, a method of searching one or more business objects can comprise receiving a set of search criteria and identifying attributes of the business object that match the search criteria by searching an indexed composite... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20090222435 - Locally computable spam detection features and robust pagerank: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates reducing spam in search results. An interface can obtain web graph information that represents a web of pages. A spam detection component can determines one or more features based at least in part on the web graph information.... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090222443 - Method and system for matching organizations based on profile and criteria: A means of matching diverse organizations with relevant partners such as retailers with suppliers, manufacturers with distributors, and universities and government agencies with service providers. Provides a bilateral match where the needs of 2 matched organizations are met based on specific organizational profile and desired partner criteria.... Agent: Brent A. Bosen
20090222433 - Methods and systems for searching data based on entities related to the data: Systems and methods classify, organize, and retrieve data from a variety of applications based on entities associated with the data. A data classification module is configured to retrieve stored information from a repository. The data classification module is configured to receive a request to retrieve the stored information. The data... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090222439 - Name-based filters utilized in full-text search engine: Techniques for filtering a full-text search result in a full-text search engine level are described herein. According to one embodiment, a filter is defined via a definition statement a filter using a filter name which identifies a filter object representing an implementation of the filter. In response to a search... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222436 - Problem isolation through weighted search of knowledge bases: A computer program product for problem isolation through a weighted search of knowledge bases includes computer useable program code that generates an aggregate relevance index which ranks the search results. The aggregate relevance index is calculated using a measure of relevance of each of said pertinent documents across all keyword... Agent: Ibm Corporation C/o: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090222444 - Query disambiguation: A search query is resolved prior to being submitted to one or more search engines. The query is resolved such that the query unambiguously corresponds to a category included in a query ontology that relates search queries to query categories. The query may be resolved by supplementing the query with... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090222440 - Search engine for carrying out a location-dependent search: The invention relates to a search engine for carrying out a search for internet pages, for which a geographic origin criterion input by the user as a search item is fulfilled. The search engine comprises: a device for carrying out a multitude of internet pages; a device for extracting geographic... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090222429 - Service identification in legacy source code using structured and unstructured analyses: Identifying service candidates in legacy source code, including a source code analyzer performing structured and unstructured analyses of computer software source code procedures, a repository storing results of the analyses, a target profile analyzer analyzing a target service description of a Service Oriented Architecture and formulating a query therefrom, a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090222431 - System and/or method for personalization of searches: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and/or method for providing enhanced content search results based on metrics indicating user affinity for an information site such as a web site. Information on user visits to a particular web site may be accumulated, for example, in connection with a... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090222441 - System, method and computer program product for performing unstructured information management and automatic text analysis, including a search operator functioning as a weighted and (wand): Disclosed is a system architecture, components and a searching technique for an Unstructured Information Management System (UIMS). The UIMS may be provided as middleware for the effective management and interchange of unstructured information over a wide array of information sources. The architecture generally includes a search engine, data storage, analysis... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090222442 - User-directed navigation of multimedia search results: A method and apparatus for timed tagging of content is featured. The method and apparatus can include the steps of, or structure for, obtaining at least one keyword tag associated with discrete media content; generating a timed segment index of discrete media content, the timed segment index identifying content segments... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090222445 - Automatic search query correction: A first search query is received from a user, the first search query having one or more characters, and a search result is determined based on the first search query. Based on the search result, the first search query is determined to have an incorrect input mapping. A first keyboard... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090222447 - Data processing apparatus and data processing method: A matching device includes a matching unit that selects a pattern consistent with data to be compared, based on a rule by which a correspondence relation between patterns of data described in a markup language is defined; and a variable control unit that substitutes, when a pattern including a variable... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090222449 - Controlling access to a database using database internal and external authorization information: Techniques for using both database internal and database external authorization information to control access to a database are disclosed. Corporate accounts which are generally used in many corporate environments (e.g., operating system accounts) can be defined as “external” database accounts with database external authorization information that define database external access... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.
20090222448 - Elements of an enterprise event feed: An enterprise-based social networking application. The events pool for the social networking application may be automatically populated without requiring direct individual participation in the social networking application. Furthermore, networks may be established automatically, without an expressed invitation. The default network may be based on a participant's communication history and/or organization... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20090222456 - Apparatus for storing and processing contents and method of transmitting object meta information on contents using media transfer protocol from the apparatus: An apparatus for storing and processing contents and a method of transmitting object meta information on contents by using a media transfer protocol (MTP) in the apparatus includes selections for transmission a limited number of pieces of the object meta information according to a display status of a content reproduction... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090222455 - Communication process and device:
20090222458 - Database processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product: A database processing apparatus generates a first processing instruction for acquiring an element included in the processing-target structured document, a second processing instruction for performing a natural join by using result data including the acquired element, a third processing instruction for performing a cross join by using the result data,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090222454 - Method and data processing system for restructuring web content: There is provided a method and data processing system for restructuring web content which consists of a plurality of web pages. The method comprises the steps of generating a log file which comprises a history of web pages. The history of web pages comprises all web pages that have been... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090222453 - Prefetching remote files on local disk space: A technique for enhancing the transfer of files from a source network host to a destination network host includes accessing a file stored on the source host from the destination host, caching a local copy of the file on the destination host, and prefetching all remaining files in a file... Agent: Walter W. Duft
20090222451 - Regionalizing print media management system and method: Systems and methods are provided for use in managing the regionalization of print media. In one system, a master data file having a plurality of different print features may be examined to identify at least one of the print features as a candidate print feature for possible modification in at... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc C/o Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20090222452 - Stateful database command structure: The intermediate stateful database includes a controller (an archiver) and a plurality of tables. The archiver receives commands from a centralized command console, receives a command update request from a remote device, generates a plurality of commands in response to the command update request, transmits the plurality of commands to... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090222450 - System and a method for transferring email file attachments over a telecommunication network using a peer-to-peer connection: The present invention is a new and efficient system and method for transferring large email attachment files by establishing an ad-hoc peer-to-peer (P2P) connection between sender and recipients. By separating the email from the attachment, the invention dramatically decreases the volume of data transferred by mail servers, allowing them to... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20090222459 - System for allowing multiple relationship/membership identifiers to be consolidated to a single identifying device: The invention involves a method, system, apparatus, and computer code to consolidate one or more pieces of information onto an electronic device for later conveyance via wireless transmission, display in human readable form, and/or display in computer readable form. The invention improves convenience for people who today carry multiple credit... Agent: Joseph Steinberg
20090222457 - Xml based transaction detail records: The present invention is directed to a method for managing transactions in a telecommunications network. The method includes creating an XML transaction detail file. At least one transaction detail record is stored in the XML transaction detail file in response to a telecommunications transaction. The at least one transaction detail... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090222464 - Application integration framework: A computer receives records to be published to a target application, including at least one record identified as not effective until a specified date in future. The target application is unable to delay processing of the identified record(s) until after the specified date. Hence, the computer is programmed, e.g. by... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP Attn: Ora
20090222466 - Automated computing appliance cloning or migration: A system and method for automatically cloning or migrating a computing appliance while maintaining its operational state. A configuration bundle that includes configuration data, software revision level and a list of system updates is used to recover or duplicate a device's operation state. The system and method can also be... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090222465 - Caching name-based filters in a full-text search engine: Techniques for filtering a full-text search result in a full-text search engine level are described herein. According to one embodiment, in response to a search query received at an ORM system for a full-text search in a relational database, a full-text search engine is invoked to perform the requested full-text... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222467 - Method and apparatus for converting legacy programming language data structures to schema definitions: A method and apparatus for creating a schema definition from a language-specific metamodel of a data structure written in a legacy computer language involves walking through the nodes of the metamodel, and creating corresponding schema element objects in a schema tree that is serialized to create the schema definition. The... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090222462 - Method and system for separating content identifiers from content reconstitution information in virtual machine images: A method for performing software operations on virtual machine images, includes: receiving a virtual machine image that includes a mapping from a first file name to first file content; reformatting the virtual machine image by: creating a store that contains the first file content and that associates a content descriptor... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090222461 - Method and system for separating file system metadata from other metadata in virtual machine image format: A method for performing software operations on virtual machine images, includes: receiving a virtual machine image that includes data; reclassifying the data into a plurality of parts; and performing a software operation on one of the parts, wherein the software operation is performed without running a virtual machine.... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090222460 - Method for dynamic management of a database: The invention concerns a method for dynamic management of a database, wherein the data, stored in storage means, are designed to be ordered through ordering means according to at least one database structure comprising at least one field for receiving at least one data. The invention is characterized in that... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090222463 - Systems and methods for a journal page: An embodiment relates generally to a method of displaying information. The method includes monitoring any user activity within at least one application executing on a computer and detecting a completion of a user activity. The method also includes creating a link to the completed user activity and placing in the... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090222468 - Method and system for using semantic information to improve virtual machine image management: A method for performing software operations on virtual machine images, includes: receiving a first virtual machine image that includes a mapping from a first file name to first file content; reformatting the first virtual machine image by: creating a unique ID for the first file content; and decoupling the mapping... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090222469 - Method for creating graphical materials for universal rendering framework: Embodiments of the invention provide a renderer-agnostic method for representing materials independently from an underlying rendering engine. Advantageously, materials libraries may be extended with new materials for rendering with an existing rendering engine and implementation. Also, new rendering engines and implementations may be added for existing materials. Thus, at run-time,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090222478 - Catalog page generation system, digital camera, computer program product, and method for catalog page generation: A catalog page generation system, comprising a first generation circuit, a first determination circuit, and a second generation circuit, is provided. The first generation circuit generates a catalog page of objects included in a first directory or a first folder. The first determination circuit determines whether or not a second... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090222470 - Data model development tool: A tool for creating a multi-dimensional data structure in order to integrate data from disparate data sources. The tool facilitates the mapping of a new multi-dimensional data structure to one or more disparate data sources and allows the documentation of gaps and methods for bridging those gaps that may be... Agent: Accenture, LLP C/o Hogan & Hartson, LLP (ipgroup)
20090222471 - Database exploration for building wireless component applications: A method is disclosed for facilitating development of an application having access to a database data-source. The method comprises the following steps. At least one subroutine that is a candidate for potentially including hidden information is identified. A definition document for the subroutine is generated using information available from its... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
20090222472 - Method and apparatus for aggregation in uncertain data: Techniques are disclosed for aggregation in uncertain data in data processing systems. For example, a method of aggregation in an application that involves an uncertain data set includes the following steps. The uncertain data set along with uncertainty information is obtained. One or more clusters of data points are constructed... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090222474 - Method and system for using overlay manifests to encode differences between virtual machine images: A method for creating a virtual machine image, includes: storing a first image manifest for a first virtual machine image, the first image manifest including a mapping from file names of the first virtual machine image to content descriptors; storing a second image manifest for a second virtual machine image,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090222473 - Method for encoding, traversing, manipulating and querying a tree: Disclosed is a method of encoding a tree structure and associated methods of traversing, manipulating and querying the tree. As tree structures are widely used in the field of computer science (as document formats like XML, as object trees of object-oriented programming languages, as XML and object databases etc), genetic... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090222475 - Methods for web content optimization in single page display environments and systems thereof: A method, computer readable medium and system for web content optimization in single page display environment includes receiving in a system with a single page display environment an engagement of an activator for a data picker for at least one form field in a form page. The form page is... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group
20090222477 - Methods, systems, and media for forming linear combinations of data: Methods, systems, and media for forming linear combinations of data are provided. In some embodiments, methods for forming a linear combination of data include: receiving at a device a first codeword, wherein the first codeword comprises a linear combination of at least a first data unit including data, and a... Agent: Wilmerhale/columbia University
20090222476 - Pyramid reporting tool: A method and apparatus for a dimensional pyramid reporting tool. In one embodiment, the method includes identifying dimensions associated with one or more databases, and receiving user input specifying the number of reporting levels. The method further includes receiving user input linking the dimensions with corresponding reporting levels, and creating... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222480 - Localizing objects in a property store: Managing data for an object, including managing data in the object itself and alternative data applicable to an object dependent on one or more locales. Locales may refer to languages, geographic locations or other user preferences. A first object is stored. The first object includes a first identifier for the... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20090222479 - Unified formats for resources and repositories for managing localization: Tools and techniques for unified formats for resources and repositories for managing localization are described herein. The unified resource repositories may include representations of any number of resources, the resources representing textual information that is displayable in user interface presented by software applications. The representations of the resources may include... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090222481 - Device, system, and method of project planning and management: Device, system, and method of project planning and management. For example, a method of project planning and management includes: publishing a representation of a project specification comprising one or more discrete objects; publishing a collaborative comment to one or more of the discrete objects; and receiving a supplier proposal to... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090222484 - Method and system for reviewing business activity of a business entity: A method of reviewing business activity data of a business entity includes maintaining ticket records for a plurality of human-implemented jobs performed at a business entity. The method further includes monitoring business activities that occur on a computer system, and storing in a first log a first record for each... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090222482 - Method of automatically geotagging data: A handheld electronic device, such as a GPS-enabled wireless communications device with an embedded camera, automatically geotags a set of data, such as a digital photo, video, notes, or a blog, with a textual plain-language description of the current location. When the data is generated, the current location of the... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20090222489 - Multimedia data processing device which can easily prepare multimedia contents: A multimedia processing device implements a script having a data structure that is formed of a drawing information describing portion where media data is chronologically described, and a user navigation information describing portion where correspondence between events and actions and implementation conditions are chronologically described. The multimedia processing device implements... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090222487 - Plant information management system and plant information management method: A plant information management system comprising: a seed identification information input device; an individual plant identification information retrieval device; an individual plant identification information input device; a new seed identification information retrieval device; a storage location information retrieval device; a project database management device; a seed database management device; a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090222485 - Product information system for aggregating and classifying information from multiple sources with update ability: A framework and method for aggregating a plurality of product information accessed from a plurality of information sources. The framework comprises an aggregation module for receiving the product information such as vehicle details and for assigning a unique identifier to each product definition such as a vehicle advertisement associated with... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20090222488 - Social aspects of content aggregation, syndication, sharing, and updating: “Smart bookmarks” are described which facilitate aggregation, sharing, and dynamic access to the content in which a particular user has an interest.... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20090222486 - Svc file data sharing method and svc file thereof: A method of sharing data of a scalable video coding (SVC) file and the SVC file are provided. The SVC file includes: a scalable base track including at least one scalable layer entry each storing metadata of the at least one scalable layer; and at least one sub track generated... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090222483 - System and method for automated deployment of an information handling system: A system and method for automated deployment of an information handling system are disclosed. A method for managing the deployment of an information handling system may include executing a deployment application on an information handling system, the deployment application including one or more tasks associated with the deployment of the... Agent: Baker Botts L. L. P. One Shell Plaza
20090222490 - Computerized document examination for changes: A system and method are provided to examine a changeable monitored document and to provide alerts relating to changes of interest. The logical entities of a monitored document are compared, when changed, to the logical entities of an updatable reference of the monitored document which comprises material from the monitored... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090222491 - Systems and methods for layered resource management: Systems and methods for encapsulating computing resources in one or more layers are provided. In some embodiments, a set of computing resources are encapsulated in a layer. The layer is mobile from a first storage to a second storage. A request for a specific computing resource is received by an... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090222492 - Logging device and recording medium: In the logging device, data at a check point in execution of an application program, a log output condition preliminarily set from outside, and a plurality of log output functions called at each check point are built in the application program; and at normal time, a log output is made... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090222493 - Enabling synchronization with a difference unaware data source: A system and a method are disclosed for updating a master data list with data from a difference unaware information repository and a difference aware information repository. A master synchronization engine synchronizes to the difference unaware information repository and the difference aware information repository via connectors coupled to each information... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20090222495 - Method for managing the versions of automation data for a power station automation system: The invention relates to a method for managing the version of automation data in a power plant automation system which are stored in different stores on platforms of the power plant automation system which are networked to one another, in which versions of at least one data item of the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090222494 - Optimistic object relocation: Object relocation often involves a multi-word copy of the object from a source address to a destination address, followed by updating the references (e.g., pointers) to the object. However, during the relocation, other threads may write to portions of the object that have already been relocated, and the updates may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090222499 - Method, apparatus and storage device for data protection: A method for data protection is disclosed. The method includes: setting a Logical Unit Number (LUN) key area; obtaining data change amount when data in the preset LUN key area change; determining whether the data change amount exceeds a preset threshold, and a snapshot is created if the data change... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090222497 - Method, system and apparatus for remote software upgrade of an embedded device: A system method and apparatus for remote upgrade of the software of an embedded device supporting packet-based communication. A packet-based communication path is provided between a remote device and the embedded device. An intermediate device is placed in the packet-based communication path as a local node directly coupled to the... Agent: Schlumberger Canada Limited
20090222498 - System and method for system state replication: The invention generally describes a system and method for data backup and recovery, in particular for backing up an entire server (i.e., system state and data) in substantially real-time. The invention provides high availability by failing a source server over to a target server if the source server fails, where... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLPIPGroup, Columbia Square
20090222496 - System and method for virtualizing backup images: Facility for using images created by backup software to recreate an entire machine as it was at the point in time in the past when the backup was taken. The facility can be extended so as to bring up a set of machines which together serve some logical business function... Agent: Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
20090222500 - Information storage device and method capable of hiding confidential files: The present invention is to provide a method implemented to an information storage device comprising a storage unit and a secret chamber management unit, wherein the storage unit is connected with a computer device through the secret chamber management unit for allowing the computer device to obtain a storage capacity... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLCPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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