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Data processing: database and file management or data structures February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100049691 - Data storage apparatus: An apparatus for storing data, the apparatus connectable to another apparatus via a plurality of paths over a network, includes: a plurality of ports each of which is connectable to one end of each of the paths; a memory for storing information of the plurality of paths to the another... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100049690 - Research collection and retention system: A system and method for managing research produced by outside research vendors includes a storage unit, data repository stored on the storage unit, and a processing unit in communication with the storage unit and data repository. The processing unit may be configured to collect first research reports from first and... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100049692 - Apparatus and method for retrieving information from an application functionality table: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to derive a table representing operations associated with an application. One or more parameters are received. A query is executed against the table if the parameters are resolvable with respect to one or more columns in the table. A derived query is... Agent: Sap GlobalIPC/o Cooley Godward Kronish LLP William S. Galliani
20100049694 - Method and system for extending a relational schema: According to one embodiment, a method of accessing data stored in a data store by using a query is provided and includes receiving a first query in a standardized-language at an relational database interface, the first query identifying a first data type. A provider registry is consulted to identify a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100049693 - System and method of cache based xml publish/subscribe: A publish/subscribe content-based distribution of messages, receives a message, codes the message to generate a message identifier, content filters the message to identify matches to subscription queries, retrievably caches the matches based on the message identifier, receiving another message, codes the message to generate its message identifier, accesses the cache... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20100049697 - Information sharing in an online community: A system and method which may allow users, who are looking for similar products or services on a website and thus belong to an online community, to directly communicate with each other. The method may be used in eCommerce, e.g., online shopping or online auction. The method may also be... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20100049698 - Operational information providers: In a computer program product, system and method for retrieving operational data, a front-end unit generates a query for operational data. In an embodiment, in response to the generation of the query, an operational information provider is sent to a back-end unit to retrieve real-time operational data from the back-end... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100049699 - System and method for effectively presenting multimedia information materials: Methods and systems for presenting multimedia information materials from a database, preferably as a video broadcast. In one example, a plurality of information segments, such as video clips, are stored in the database, information segments are selected from the database, and a user can organize a subset of the selected... Agent: Brandon N. Sklar. Esq. (patent Prosecution) Kaye Scholer, LLP
20100049696 - Systems and methods for smart city search: A method, machine-readable medium, and system involve receiving user input with a navigation device regarding a desired city name. A determination is made regarding whether the user input matches city names in a Last Used City List (LUCL). A Global City List (GCL) is consulted when the user input does... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv3)
20100049695 - Match engine marketing [ applicaton number 11/250,908 ]: Enabling advertisers using a computer network such as the Internet and a match engine to submit their offerings to product, service, benefit seeking entities. In some embodiments, a database having accounts for the providers is made available. Accounts contain contact and billing information for an advertiser; and at least one... Agent: Steve Morsa
20100049700 - Probabilistic lossy counting: A method for probabilistic lossy counting includes: for each element in a current window, determining whether an entry corresponding to a current element is present in a table; in the event an entry corresponding to the current element is present in the table, incrementing a frequency counter associated with the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe
20100049702 - System and method for context enhanced messaging: A system and method for media enhanced messaging. A message from a message sender to be delivered to at least one message recipient is received over a network. The message comprises at least one delivery criteria and at least one content criteria. When it is determined, via the network that... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100049701 - System monitoring control point conversions to pervasive device objects: An embodiment of the invention receives first data from a network, wherein the first data is in a first protocol that is not readable by a user interface. The first data is translated into second data in a second protocol that is not readable by the user interface. The method... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP
20100049705 - Document searching device, document searching method, and document searching program: The present invention relates to a document search apparatus for searching a predetermined corpus for a document file whose content is related to text for searching. The apparatus stores index information that indicates the position in a document and the position in a morpheme for a respective gram. Upon the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100049704 - Map information processing apparatus, navigation system, and map information processing method: A map information processing apparatus includes: a map information storage portion in which multiple pieces of map information can be stored; an accepting portion that accepts a map output instruction and a map browse operation sequence; a map output portion that reads the map information and outputs a map in... Agent: Day Pitney LLP
20100049703 - Method for summarising knowledge from a text: The present invention relates to a method for summarising knowledge from text and in particular to a method and system for summarising knowledge from text such as scientific or research papers. The continuing growth of the published literature has created a fundamental barrier to the transfer of what is published... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100049708 - System and method for scoring concepts in a document set: A system and method for scoring concepts in a document set is provided. Concepts including two or more terms extracted from the document set are identified. Each document having one or more of the concepts is designated as a candidate seed document. A score is calculated for each of the... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20100049707 - System and method for the structured display of items: A system and method for displaying items by receiving a query, identifying query feature values for similarity features associated with the query, identifying items each having item feature values for similarity features thereof, for each of the identified items and for each of the similarity features, determining a feature distance... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20100049706 - Work history management apparatus and management method thereof: There is a need for facilitating configuration of the right to reference varied work histories and searching for work histories. A work history management apparatus according to an embodiment of the invention includes: a work history classification section that classifies a work history in accordance with a content of the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100049711 - Content-based matching of videos using local spatio-temporal fingerprints: A computer implemented method computer implemented method for deriving a fingerprint from video data is disclosed, comprising the steps of receiving a plurality of frames from the video data; selecting at least one key frame from the plurality of frames, the at least one key frame being selected from two... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.C.
20100049709 - Generating succinct titles for web urls: Methods, computer programs, and systems for generating a link title for a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) within a context webpage to be shown as a web result are provided. The method evaluates generation parameters for a plurality of sources for picking words from the link title. Further, the method generates... Agent: Mpg, LLP And Yahoo! Inc.
20100049713 - Pattern matching device and method: Provided is a pattern matching device comprising memories. On each of the combinations of the values of an N number (N: a natural number) of pattern detection signals outputted from a circuited NFA (Non-deterministic Finite Automaton), the memories store both identifiers indicating patterns corresponding to effective patterns of the N... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100049712 - Search method and search program: A search device creates as many stack frames as the number obtained by adding one to the number of search condition character strings contained in an out-of-search-condition character string in a stack, sequentially inputs character strings in a text into automaton data, determines whether the character strings in the text... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100049710 - System and method for optimized filtered data feeds to capture data and send to multiple destinations: There is provided a system and method for optimized filtered data feeds to capture data and send to multiple destinations. There is provided a system comprising a memory and a processor. The memory has a database associating data feed patterns to one or more of a plurality of destinations. The... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20100049715 - Controlled parallel propagation of view table updates in distributed database systems: Aspects include mechanisms for design and analysis of flows of information in a database system from updates to base table records, through one or more log segments, to a plurality of view managers that respectively execute operations to update view table records. Mechanisms allow any base table record to be... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20100049714 - Fast search replication synchronization processes: A method and medium for performing a replication process are provided. The method includes receiving a request to perform an initial load of a first persistence of at least one business object node to replicate the at least one business object node to a second persistence of the business object... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100049716 - Media validation system: A media validation system including a plurality of media storage devices which contain a quantity of content thereon, a user computer processor assembly structured to operatively access a select media storage device, a verification module, and a communicative link between the verification module and the user computer processor assembly. Each... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20100049721 - Local agent for remote file access system: Systems and methods for remote file access are disclosed: According to an embodiment, a local agent polls a server for a task request at a polling interval scheduled by a schedule timer in accordance with a set of local agent and remote client preferences. The local agent is responsible for... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100049717 - Method and systems for sychronization of process control servers: A method for synchronization of data stored in redundant servers of a process control system is described. The redundant servers include an active server and at least one standby server, in communication with a plurality of applications. The method includes generating a memory snapshot of information stored in a plurality... Agent: Armstrong Teasdale LLP (14983) Patrick W. Rasche
20100049720 - Synching data: Among other things, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed for synching data with one or more servers. One or more data resources are received. A version number and a unique identifier are assigned to each data resource not already assigned to an existing unique identifier. When one or... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100049719 - Techniques for the association, customization and automation of content from multiple sources on a single display: Techniques for the association, customization and automation of content from multiple sources on a single display device are described. A method includes storing an association rule as defined by a user, where the association rule defines a main content source and an associated content source. When the user accesses the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100049718 - Transactional processing for clustered file systems: Systems and methods for transactional processing within a clustered file system wherein user defined transactions operate on data segments of the file system data. The users are provided within an interface for using a transactional mechanism, namely services for opening, writing and rolling-back transactions. A distributed shared memory technology is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20100049724 - Process and a system for updating a data structure in a relational database used within a manufacturing execution system: A process for updating a data structure in a relational database used within a manufacturing execution system, contain the steps of defining within the database the data structure and defining SQL scripts having specific rules. The rules contain a header describing an initial data structure and a final data structure,... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100049725 - Remote feature activator feature extraction: A database record controls a license to use a computational component. An input receives an order identifier associated with an order related to a computational component and an interface retrieves order information associated with the identifier. The order information comprises at least one material code. A material code mapping agent... Agent: Sheridan Ross P.C.
20100049723 - Spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network for automatically detecting risk conditions in spreadsheet documents within an organization using principles of objective-relative risk analysis: A spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network including one or more spreadsheet file servers registered with the network, supporting at least one user organization, and communicating with a data processing center. A research agent is installed on at least one spreadsheet file server registered on the network. Each research agent operates transparently... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski, Esq., PC Soundview Plaza
20100049722 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for reducing row redistribution costs for parallel join operations: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for optimizing execution of a join operation in a parallel processing system are provided. A plurality of processing nodes that have at least one row of one or more tables involved in a join operation are identified. For each of the processing nodes, respective... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20100049727 - Compressing xml documents using statistical trees generated from those documents: Compressing data from a markup language document such as an XML document includes the steps of creating from the document a path based statistical tree built according to a given set of rules, and compressing the document by using the statistical tree. In an embodiment, the statistical tree includes a... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law
20100049728 - Interactive generation of integrated schemas: Methods, systems and computer program products for interactive generation of integrated schemas. Exemplary embodiments include a method for schema integration, the method including recasting a first source schema into a first graph of concepts with HasA relationships, recasting a second source schema into a second graph of concepts with HasA... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP - IBM Arc Division
20100049726 - System and method for compression of partially ordered data sets: A system and method for compression of partially ordered data sets is provided. A first record of the data set is compressed by encoding the record using a Fibonacci encoding technique. Thereafter, for each subsequent record N, the N−1st record is subtracted from the Nth record before encoding the result,... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20100049729 - Transforming a hierarchical data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template: Method for transforming an input data structure to an output data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template. The method includes translating an input data structure in an input container format to an output data structure in a different output container format and converting an input data structure... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20100049730 - Efficient predicate evaluation via in-list: A predicate over a single column of a table is converted into at least one IN-list, wherein the IN-list is generated for a set of tuples of the column, and the generation is done over a data structure representing a set of distinct values of the column where the predicate... Agent: Ip Authority, LLC Ramraj Soundararajan
20100049731 - Extensible attributes model for business applications: In a method for extension of an item attribute in a business application data model, a selection is received of an item of the business application data model to which an item attribute is being added. The item attribute is received, including receipt of relationship information which defines a location... Agent: Oracle C/o Wagner Blecher LLP
20100049732 - Method and system for managing data files and schemas: There is provided a method of managing a plurality of data files using a plurality of schemas. The method comprises selecting a first schema from the plurality of schemas, determining current data files of the plurality of data files with respect to the first schema, identifying an outdated data file... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20100049733 - Systems and methods for assigning hosts in response to a data query: Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include selecting a plurality of hosts to store data structures by defining a color incidence process used to model a host assignment process, determining, by the color incidence process, a color allocation, and assigning the data structures to one of the plurality... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20100049734 - Fast search views over business objects: A method and means, the method includes selecting a plurality of data sources having attributes to be included in a view entity; defining join conditions on the selected plurality of data sources; defining a set of attributes for the view entity by selecting attributes from the attributes of the plurality... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100049735 - Method and apparatus for managing data objects of a data storage system: Techniques for managing data objects of a data storage system are described herein. According to one embodiment, a perfect hash function is generated for data objects stored in a data storage system. For each of the data objects, a hash operation is performed using the perfect hash function to indicate... Agent: Emc Data Domain/bstz
20100049736 - Method and system for computerized management of related data records: A method and system are presented for merging a first family tree to a second family tree. The method comprises: providing a plurality of first matrices associated with the first family tree and a plurality of second matrices associated with the second family tree, each matrix comprising attributes on individuals... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis
20100049737 - Energy transaction notification service for presenting charging information of an electric vehicle: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for managing electric vehicle charging information. In one embodiment, the process receives charging process data. The charging process data may be stored in a data repository and associated with a user to form historical user data. The process then generates... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20100049744 - Method and system for determining the altitude of a mobile wireless device: A method and system for determining the three-dimensional location of a mobile wireless device. In one implementation, the device is a cellular telephone making a 911 call from one floor of a multi-story building. An embodiment of the method of the invention includes establishing a database that associates transmission metrics... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww
20100049741 - Method and system for providing supplementary content to the user of a stored-media-content device: A method and system for providing supplementary content to the user of a stored-media-content device is presented whereby the supplementary content is filtered at least in part based on the inventory of media content accessible to the device. The system includes a program operable on a media player to generate... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20100049742 - Methods, systems and computer readable media for generating an enhanced accuracy resistance summary for a plant variety utilizing a product management database: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for generating an enhanced resistance summary for a plant variety utilizing a product management database are disclosed. According to one aspect, the method includes receiving a plant pathogen identification (PPI) code and an associated resistance data parameter for a plant variety. The PPI code... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department
20100049739 - System and method for bounded analysis of multimedia using multiple correlations: Multimedia content usage is on the rise and hence, it is becoming increasingly necessary to automatically analyze the multimedia content in order enhance the effective applicability and usage of the content. The richness of a multimedia content demands multi-fold analysis of the content and further, this richness also leads to... Agent: Venable LLP
20100049738 - System and method for user interface diagnostic activity logging: The subject application is directed to a system and method for user interface diagnostic activity logging. Parameter data is first acquired corresponding to selected data acquisition parameters. Sequence data is then acquired corresponding to instructions for control of the document processing device via an associated user interface. The sequence is... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20100049743 - User interface in an information technology (it) system: A method and system for improving user interfaces in IT systems is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes using a remote maintenance function by a user of a user interface in order to allow a technician to take control of a data transmission connection during operation, recording interactions implemented... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100049740 - Workflow template management for medical image data processing: Some embodiments of a workflow management system to process medical image data generated by a medical imaging device have been presented. In one embodiment, a user selects a workflow template with a predefined set of image processing stages, and applies the workflow template to the medical image data. Each of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100049747 - Apparatus and method for storing log in a thread oriented logging system: An apparatus and a method for storing a log in a thread oriented logging system are provided. In the method, a name designating a storage location of a log message is set in each of at least one thread. The log message for each of the at least one thread... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100049746 - Method of classifying spreadsheet files managed within a spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network: A method of classifying spreadsheet files managed within a spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network, comprising the steps of assigning a spreadsheet manager to a group of spreadsheet directories in an user organization. The spreadsheet manager logs-on to the network, and determines whether or not there are spreadsheet files to classify. If... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski, Esq., PC Soundview Plaza
20100049745 - Method of implementing an organization's policy on spreadsheet documents monitored using a spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network: A method of implementing an organization's policy on spreadsheet files monitored using a spreadsheet risk reconnaissance network. The method involves creating and pre-configuring a number of policy components in a relational database server on the network. A spreadsheet inspector logs-on to the network, and selects an inspection from the list... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski, Esq., PC Soundview Plaza
20100049748 - Performance of control processes and management of risk information: Control processes are managed within an organization, the organization including a plurality of divisions, by receiving process data provided from a first local user associated with a first division of the organization, the first local user providing the data via a first user interface, and the data defining one or... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20100049749 - System of synchronizing data between storage devices and method thereof: A system of synchronizing data in different storage devices and the method thereof are provided to remove the inconvenience in synchronizing data between storage devices. By detecting the process execution status, data synchronization is triggered to transmit data. The invention can achieve the goal of increasing the efficiency of data... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100049750 - Recovery of a computer that includes virtual disks: Described is the backup and/or restore of virtual disks In general, metadata is backed up for restoring a virtual disk. To restore the disk, a physical disk is created, with the virtual disk the created on a partition of the physical disk. Backup and restore is described for nested virtual... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100049751 - Methods and apparatuses for data protection: Methods and apparatuses for data protection against corrupted write operations. In one embodiment, a technique of crash protection uses an atomically updated global transaction indicator to switch a set of data structures from one set of versions to another set. In one embodiment, the storage space for multiple versions of... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100049752 - Dynamic word translation system and method thereof: A dynamic word translation system and the method thereof are provided. By simulating key-in for duplication operations, a word is extracted to a buffer area for translation and management. This solves the problem that word translations are often interfered with window switching in the prior art. Therefore, the translation operations... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100049753 - Systems and methods for monitoring application data in a data replication system: Performing data management operations on replicated data in a computer network. Log entries are generated for data management operations of an application executing on a source system. Consistency point entries are used to indicate a time of a known good, or recoverable, state of the application. A destination system is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100049755 - Method and apparatus for increasing efficiency of data storage in a file system: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for storing data in a file system. A determination is made as to whether space is available in an inode of the file in the file system. The data is stored into the inode in response to space being available. Additionally, data for a... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20100049754 - Storage system and data management method: In a NAS apparatus, a processor reads in, from a data volume, metadata of all files included in a file system at a base point-in-time of a snapshot of the data volume, and writes all the read-in metadata to an area of a difference data storage volume (difference volume), and... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100049756 - Medical intelligence framework: A framework executing on a computational structure and supporting a plurality of simultaneously executing software applications with a shared layer, wherein the framework is disposed between the plurality of applications and a set of data sources, the framework decomposing, processing, and analyzing data passed between the plurality of applications and... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100049757 - System and method for the synchronization of a file in a cache: The present invention provides a system and method of synchronizing a cache that substantially eliminates or reduces disadvantages associated with previously developed systems and methods of synchronizing caches. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for bi-directional synchronization of a cache. One embodiment of the... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100049758 - Networked local media cache engine: A local media cache engine stores content locally for a particular local device. The content is downloaded or copied from other source devices within a network of devices, when the particular local device is coupled to the network. The content is then available to the local device even when that... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100049759 - One-to-many device synchronization using downloaded/shared client software: A method and system for performing one-to-many synchronization using a central server and also using downloadable client software. The system includes a central server, e.g., a web server or an enterprise server, that synchronizes with multiple electronic devices including, for example, a personal digital assistant, a laptop computer, a desktop... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20100049760 - Computer tool for managing digital docements: The invention relates to a computer device for managing documents, in particular software projects developed in co-operation. A memory stores contents of documents having time references. An extractor separates the document contents into document elements. A signature generator returns signatures of element contents. An imprint generator associates for each document... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100049761 - Search engine method and system utilizing multiple contexts: A method for context-based searching includes retrieving content over a computer network, segmenting the content into a plurality of cohesive segments, and identifying at least one cohesive segment of the plurality of cohesive segments with at least one context of a plurality of contexts. In the method, the plurality of... Agent: Winstead PC
20100049762 - Electronic document retrieval system: An electronic document retrieval system is disclosed. It has particular utility to World-Wide Web searching. In contrast to conventional search engines, when providing supplementary results in addition to primary results, the system enables the supplementary results to include links to documents in web-sites other than the web-site to which the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100049763 - System for providing service of knowledge extension and inference based on dbms, and method for the same: A DBMS-based knowledge extension and inference service system comprises a knowledge creating unit that creates knowledge represented as a triple by using ontology schemas and instances; a knowledge extension processing unit that receives the knowledge created by the knowledge creating unit and extends the knowledge by using a knowledge extension... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20100049764 - Bulk selection electronic tool: A method is provided wherein at least one established group of details with associated policies is created. Profiles with profile macros are selected and a matrix of fields may be derived from the group(s) and populated. A bulk subset of the matrix may be selected according to search criteria and... Agent: Carr LLP
20100049765 - Geocoding method using multidimensional vector spaces: A process for evaluating and geocoding of GIS data elements utilizes a plurality of “locate” tests and a weighting scheme to express the match results as a multidimensional vector. Multiple inputs and data sources, as well as ambiguous and partial input data, are used to generate an output with improved... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Koba Attn: Patent Docketing
20100049767 - System and method for evaluating a collection of patents: System and method evaluate a collection of patents. A set of citations between the patent in the collection is established and a density associated with the collection of patents as a function of the set of citations is determined.... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
20100049766 - System, method, and computer program for a consumer defined information architecture: A system, computer program, and method for organizing and managing data structures including based on input from a feedback agent is provided, the method including: (a) a method for faceted classification that is applicable to a domain of information, said method of faceted classification including: (i) a facet analysis of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100049768 - Automatic management of digital archives, in particular of audio and/or video files: Methods are described for selecting and/or deleting files in a set of files, preferably relating to audio and/or video sequences. The present invention is based on the idea of finding substantially duplicate files, selecting the best one and deleting the others, this process being carried out in an automatic or... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20100049769 - System and method for monitoring and managing patent events: Disclosed relates to a system and a method for monitoring and managing patent events. The system comprises a patent event selection unit and a monitoring and managing patent unit. The patent event selection unit verifies any combination of the time, prosecution status, qualification and contents of a patent event according... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20100049770 - Interactions among online digital identities: A computer-implemented method is provided, which includes constructing first and second user profiles for respective first and second users, by observing respective online behaviors of the first and second users. The first and second user profiles are projected onto an N-dimensional vector space as respective first and second vectors. An... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100049771 - Method for providing contents referencing information for personal data broadcasting service and receiving apparatus and processing method: There is a provided a method for providing contents referencing information (CRI) for personal data broadcasting service, including the steps of: searching a program identifier (PID) having a CRI section, and searching a container having a specific identifier; extracting container data from the searched container; searching a CRI structure which... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20100049772 - Extraction of anchor explanatory text by mining repeated patterns: A method and system for identifying explanatory text for a referenced web page based on a reference to the referenced web page contained in a repeated pattern of a referencing web page is provided. An anchor explanatory text (“AET”) system uses the hierarchical organization of the web page to identify... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20100049773 - Document handling in a web application: The preferred implementation of the invention provides several specific features: (1) Presentation and control of heterogeneous document content through the service of the Enterprise Application Development Platform, (2) An efficient scheme for group level and user level security, (3) Presentation of heterogeneous document types, (4) Presentation of heterogeneous data types... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100049774 - Object structure-based system and method for managing information: One embodiment of the present invention provides a software product comprising a set of computer instructions stored on a computer readable medium. The computer instructions can be executable by a computer processor to maintain a profile object representing profile data, the profile object comprising, receive a first command based on... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100049775 - Method and system for allocating memory in a computing environment: A method and product for allocating memory in a computing environment, the method comprising providing a memory allocation routine adapted to use mmap( ) with a MAP SHARED or equivalent flag specified so that the memory is allocated from a file system buffer cache. In one embodiment, the method comprises... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100049776 - Fat directory structure for use in transaction safe file: Directories in a file system are defined with a dummy cluster in a file allocation table as the initial entry. Subsequent clusters in a directory's definition may define any data for the directory that can be changed in a transaction-safe mode. A directory may be modified in a transaction-safe mode... Agent: Microsoft Corporation02/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100042579 - Generating and/or receiving, at least in part, at least one data access request: In an embodiment, an apparatus is provided that may include circuitry to generate, at least in part, and/or receive, at least in part, at least one request to access at least one portion of data. The at least one request may indicate, at least in part, at least one subset... Agent: The Law Offices Of Christopher K. Gagne C/o Cpa Global
20100042580 - Method of for a host to access an object stored in a multimedia device supported by mtp: An object table is provided between a file system interface of a host and a multimedia device so that the host is capable of accessing objects stored in the multimedia device regardless of incompatibility between file formats respectively used in the file system and the multimedia device. At least one... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100042581 - Join paths across multiple databases: Methods, systems and computer instructions on computer readable media are disclosed for optimizing a query, including a first join path, a second join path, and an optimizer, to efficiently provide high quality information from large, multiple databases. The methods and systems include evaluating a schema graph identifying the join paths... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20100042596 - Bit string search apparatus, search method, and program: A coupled node tree comprises 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 arranged in adjacent storage areas. The branch node includes a discrimination bit position of the search... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100042585 - Command interpretation: The compiled code of a computer program is stored in multiple pieces within a database. Each piece is optionally stored within a separate data record. Execution of the computer program includes using database queries to retrieve pieces of the compiled code for execution. The database and associated database management logic... Agent: Peters Verny , L.L.P.
20100042584 - Concurrent lock-free skiplist with wait-free contains operator: Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for performing a wait-free search of a concurrent, lock-free skiplist to determine existence of a sought-after key.... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100042598 - Coupled node tree backup/restore apparatus, backup/restore method, and program: A coupled node tree has a root node and a node pair, the node pair being a branch node, which includes position information of a link target node pair, and a leaf node, which includes a search target index key, or a pair of branch nodes, or a pair of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100042586 - Directory content resolution: In a distributed directory configuration, different nodes can retain information pertinent an industrial control configuration. As information changes in one node, replicas of the information in other nodes can be updated. However, updating can take time and a query can be run upon the directory while nodes have conflicting information.... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP
20100042597 - Longest-match/shortest-match search apparatus, search method, and program: A coupled node tree comprises 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 located in adjacent storage areas. The branch node includes a discrimination bit position of the search... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100042594 - Method and system for indexing information and providing results for a search including objects having predetermined attributes: A system and method for providing at least one search result responsive to receiving a search query comprising at least one search query term, includes receiving the search query; locating at least one record containing at least one search query term; displaying a text representation of each of the records... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20100042593 - Method and system of using information banners to communicate with users of electronic dictionaries: In one embodiment, the invention provides a method, comprising: receiving a query from a user computer device; determining what custom messages are applicable based on the query; and delivering any applicable custom messages to the user computer device. The messages may be selected and customized based on a customization control... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP
20100042587 - Method for laying out fields in a database in a hybrid of row-wise and column-wise ordering: A method, system, and article are provided for employment of a hybrid layout of representation of data objects in computer memory. Columns of the database are separated based upon a classification of the columns. A vertical partition in the form of a bank is provided to receive an assignment of... Agent: Ip Authority, LLC Ramraj Soundararajan
20100042591 - Method of searching public information for sales leads: A system and method of identifying UCC Financing Statements by productive asset type, which is useful in identifying prospects for companies that are involved in the distribution, sales, and financing of productive assets. The present invention allows the user of the invention to search UCC financing statements by brand and/or... Agent: Benjamin J. Kennedy
20100042595 - Playlist search device, playlist search method and program: A playlist search method includes: using, as search criteria, one or more pieces of content attribute information of a first content contained in a first playlist to search for a second playlist which contains a second content having one or more pieces of common content attribute information with the first... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100042582 - System and method for identification of application interdependency: A method for identification of application interdependency. The method includes receiving dependency data in a Application Interdependency Identification Tool (AIIT) system, and identifying a plurality of applications and dependency relationships corresponding to the dependency data by a dependency engine. The method also includes displaying the dependency data according to the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100042592 - System and methods for facilitating user- requested content services and related technologies: Aspects of the invention include a system and a method of providing a scalable system architecture and methods facilitating user-requested content alerts. Additionally, aspects of the invention are directed to a system and method of providing customized alerts to a user link atoms corresponding to discrete subjects of information requested... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20100042590 - Systems and methods for a search engine having runtime components: Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime Search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g. date or file type) is entered by a... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100042583 - Systems and methods for de-identification of personal data: According to some embodiments, original data is retrieved from an original data source. The original data may be automatically searched for potential personal information, such as a person's name, address, or Social Security number. An obfuscation method may be selected from a plurality of potential obfuscation methods. The potential personal... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100042589 - Systems and methods for topical searching: Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime Search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g. date or file type) is entered by a... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100042588 - Systems and methods utilizing a search engine: Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the Pre-Search and RunTime Search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g. date or file type) is entered by a... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100042599 - Adding low-latency updateable metadata to a text index: Techniques are disclosed for allowing efficient updating of metadata and high performance searching through the use of a text index and a separate updateable metadata index. Generally, an updateable metadata index is used to store document metadata. A text index is used to store document text. Documents in the text... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20100042604 - Deployment of a solution artifact to a client application: Technologies are described herein for deploying a solution artifact to a client-side application. In one method, an instruction to deploy the solution artifact to the client-side application program is received. Upon receiving the instruction, a determination is made whether a package associated with the solution artifact and the client-side application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100042601 - Method and system for determining users that satisfy desired conditions: A method and system are disclosed allowing for determining those users of multiple users who satisfy desired condition(s), where characteristics of the users in at least some embodiments vary dynamically. In at least one embodiment, the method includes receiving at a server device a request for a determination regarding which... Agent: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S C Intellectual Property Department
20100042606 - Multiple aggregations over data streams: A system for a data stream management system includes a filter transport aggregate for a high speed input data stream with a plurality of packets each packet comprising attributes. The system includes an evaluation system to evaluate the high speed input data stream and partitions the packets into groups the... Agent: At&t Corp.
20100042600 - Role-based contact list manager: A system and method for managing a contact list within a business process automation tool. The method includes identifying an active task of a user within the business process automation tool. The method also includes identifying a plurality of roles associated with the active task. Each of the roles is... Agent: HolmanIPLaw/ibm Rsw
20100042602 - Systems and methods for indexing information for a search engine: Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime Search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g. date or file type) is entered by a... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100042603 - Systems and methods for searching an index: Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime Search components of the search engine. A search request that contains search terms and/or other search criteria (e.g. date or file type) is entered by a... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100042605 - Versioning relational database disjoint records: An inventive system and method for versioning relational database disjoint records comprises a relational database, configuration files translated into query files, and a version control system, wherein each query file is stored and checked into the version control system, updating a version number of the query file. Each query file... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20100042614 - Deferred 3-d scenegraph processing: Processing a scenegraph for a client, including: creating a stack of filters, wherein each filter of the stack of filters is configured to edit or create a property on an object within the scenegraph; presenting a query by the client to the stack of filters for a first property on... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100042611 - Location-based search mash-up engine, web site, and application programming interface: This invention is a location-based search mash-up engine, web site, and application programming interface (API) for use by web browsers or programs running on wireless mobile devices with web or internet access and location finding capability such as GPS and cell tower or Wi-Fi hotspot triangulation. The invention also provides... Agent: Nazareno Cruzada
20100042613 - Method and system for automated search engine optimization: A system and method receives identification of a web page. The web page is added to a web page library. Upon occurrence of an analysis event, the web page is provided to an automated analysis framework. Analyses representing SEO best practices are run against the web page. Each of the... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv)IPDocketing
20100042617 - Method and system for downloading additional search results into electronic dictionaries: In one embodiment, the invention provides a method for a system to provide information based on a query, the method comprising: performing a first search of at least one first source for information responsive to the query; providing a result of said search to a user; based on user input,... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP
20100042612 - Method and system for ranking journaled internet content and preferences for use in marketing profiles: A method and system for ranking and categorizing journaled internet data sources for use in marketing and advertising. Journaled internet data sources are identified and examined. Journal data is retrieved from one or more of the data sources and a voting algorithm is applied to classify the journaled data. The... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20100042619 - Method and system of triggering a search request: A method and system are described for creating a recurring or triggered search request. A search request is associated with a condition which initiates an information search. A search result, including a search query associated with a search request and a condition may be provided to a user via any... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100042607 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for adaptive query parallelism partitioning with look-ahead probing and feedback: A database query is partitioned into an initial partition including a plurality of parallel groups, and is executed, via an execution plan, based on the initial partition. A sampling subset of data is identified from the plurality of parallel groups. Substantially in parallel with the executing of the query, the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100042621 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for characterizing links to resources not activated: Methods, systems, and computer program products for characterizing links to resources that are not activated are disclosed. According to one aspect, a page is presented via a user interface of a client device, the page including a link to a resource accessible via a network through activation of the link.... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A.
20100042610 - Rank documents based on popularity of key metadata: Ranking of documents by metadata popularity provides relevant search results in response to user search queries received by a search engine. Metadata popularity is determined by comparing metadata from a document with popularity data from one or more sources. In some embodiments, metadata popularity is determined based on a frequency... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20100042609 - Sharing item images using a similarity score: In some example embodiments, a system and method are illustrated to associate an item listing with one or more corresponding images. The system and method include receiving an item listing for an item from a user device. The system and method include generating a similarity score for a respective existing... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100042620 - System and methods for managing complex service delivery through coordination and integration of structured and unstructured activities: The invention allows for the integration of structured and unstructured human activities in the context of delivering one or more service. The systems and method described improve efficiency and quality of service delivery by increasing overall productivity and by providing better accountability for the actual cost of delivery.... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP
20100042608 - System for obtaining recommendations from multiple recommenders: A personalization network service enables developers to develop recommenders that can be made available to content site operators for providing recommendations to end users. The personalization network service may also be capable of optimizing the use and selection of the recommenders for different end users, groups or segments of end... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100042615 - Systems and methods for aggregating content on a user-content driven website: One or more items submitted by user-contributors of a website may be aggregated according to aggregation criteria. The aggregation criteria may specify a topic or type of item to be included in the aggregation. The aggregation criteria may be generated a priori by a user of the website and/or may... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Slc
20100042618 - Systems and methods for comparing user ratings: A rating submitted by a user may be compared to ratings submitted by other users in a user community. The users within the user community may be identified using respective descriptive tags. A subset of users within the community may be defined using the descriptive tags. A tag-specific comparison may... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Slc
20100042616 - Systems and methods for selecting and presenting representative content of a user: Representative content of a user may be selected from the content submitted by the user and available on a website. The content may be rated and the selection of the representative content may be based upon the user ratings. The ratings may be submitted by other users and/or may be... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Slc
20100042622 - System and method for compiling a set of domain names to recover: In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a method and system that receives a seed term, obtains a corpus of candidate terms, where each candidate term comprises the seed term or variants of the seed term, obtains network traffic information associated with each candidate term in the corpus of... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100042623 - System and method for mining and tracking business documents: Systems and methods are described that mine and track archived business documents for discovering business knowledge and intelligence using data mining, machine learning, statistics, and computational linguistics, from different linguistic sources according to their meaning.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Canavan
20100042624 - Method for sorting data: Techniques for sorting a sequence of one or more input objects are provided. The techniques include identifying a property that is exhibited by a sequence of one or more input objects, determining whether each input object from the sequence of one or more input objects exhibits the property, storing each... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100042625 - System and method for classifying objects: Embodiments of a classification pipeline disclosed herein have the ability to both collect data as it occurs and dynamically redact it, allowing ongoing statistics to be gathered and maintained while simultaneously constraining the total amount of storage capacity that must be dedicated to such a purpose. Various types of information... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100042626 - Transactional file system: A transactional file system wherein multiple file system operations may be performed as a transaction. An application specifies that file system-related operations are to be handled as a transaction, and the application is given a file handle associated with a transaction context. For file system requests associated with a transaction... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100042627 - Flexible integrated access to published material: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, can provide flexible integrated access to media content. A method includes receiving a request for access by a user to media content via a first delivery mechanism of multiple delivery mechanisms. The delivery mechanisms include one or more delivery mechanisms operable... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100042628 - Sharing access to content items using group information and item information: A user can share media content with others by defining one or more groups, where each group includes members who may access a set of user's content item on the online service or on user's local device. Item information is generated for content items to be shared and indicates where... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100042629 - File server which conducts a memory test upon boot up: Provided is a file server providing a file service to a host computer, including an interface coupled to the host computer; a processor; a memory; and an interface coupled to a disk drive. The file server is configured to calculate a capacity of storage areas in the memory, which is... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100042630 - Systems for distributing content data over a computer network and method of arranging nodes for distribution of data over a computer network: The invention is a system for distributing content data over a computer network and a method of arranging receiver nodes in a computer network such that the capacity of the server is effectively multiplied many times over, and may even be increased exponentially. The invention takes advantage of the excess... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100042638 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for synchronizing data sources: A method is provided for synchronizing data sources. The method includes receiving at least first and second data tables. The data tables have one or more mutually similar fields and one or more dissimilar fields from one another. First normalized, second normalized, and intermediate data tables are stored, each including... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100042634 - Delivery enablement workforce utilization tool integration: Methods, computer-readable media, and apparatuses support data entry and aggregate work entries for an account. Different work codes are mapped to different categories for an account. Work entries are aggregated for the different categories in a report or in an invoice for the account. A worker may be mapped to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 005222
20100042636 - Internet server system, method of creating virtual machine of the internet server and method of starting the same: An internet server system for providing a virtual machine (VM) to a user, a method of creating a VM and an account, and a method of starting a VM via a webpage are provided. The internet server system includes at least one client apparatus, a computing server, a thin client... Agent: J C Patents
20100042635 - Landing page maker: The present invention relates to a method, system and computer program product for managing one or more landing pages. The method, system and computer program product enables creation of a landing page by using one or more pre-coded templates. The created landing pages are coded by using various Dynamic Link... Agent: Lester H. Birnbaum
20100042632 - Log file time sequence stamping: In certain embodiments, a method for log file time sequence stamping is provided. The method includes connecting to a console port of one or more data sources and receiving data from the data sources. The data may be logged with both an independent time stamp and a sequence indicator. The... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100042633 - Messaging tracking system and method: One embodiment of the invention includes a message tracking system. The system comprises a message agent programmed to detect messages transmitted from one application to at least one other application. The system also comprises a detector programmed to determine a protocol that is associated with a given message of the... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20100042637 - Method and system of database divisional management for parallel database system: A method and a system of database divisional management for use with a parallel database system comprising an FES (front end server), BES's (back end servers), an IOS (I/O server) and disk units. The numbers of processors assigned to the FES, BES's and IOS, the number of disk units, and... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100042631 - Method for partitioning a query: Techniques for partitioning a query are provided. The techniques include establishing one or more criterion for partitioning a query, wherein the query comprises one or more tables, materializing a first of the one or more tables, partitioning the first of the one or more tables until the one or more... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100042639 - Configuration file framework to support high availability schema based upon asynchronous checkpointing: In various exemplary embodiments, a method and related system for configuration file management in a network element comprise one or more of the following: upon initialization of the network element, reading a first configuration file that is in a character-encoded format; for each application process, translating the first configuration file... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20100042640 - Migration apparatus which convert sam/vsam files of mainframe system into sam/vsam files of open system and method for thereof: Provided are a migration apparatus and method for converting a sequential access method (SAM)/virtual storage access method (VSAM) file of a mainframe system into an appropriate SAM/VSAM file for an open system. The migration apparatus includes: an information obtaining module for obtaining various file information on a SAM file of... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100042641 - System and method for data management: A data processing system that includes a processor and a metadata repository storing data describing a plurality of systems and applications. The data processing system also includes integration rules describing a plurality of data distribution formats corresponding to the plurality of systems. The data processing system correlates data between the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100042642 - System and method for generating media bookmarks: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for transmedia video bookmarks, the method comprising receiving a first place marker and a second place marker for a segment of video media, extracting metadata from the video media between the first and second place markers, normalizing the extracted metadata, storing the... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100042646 - System and methods thereof for generation of searchable structures respective of multimedia data content: A system for generating concept structures respective of a plurality of multimedia data elements (MMDEs). The system comprises an attention processor (AP) for generating a plurality of items from a received MMDE of the plurality of MMDEs and determining which of the generated items that are of interest for signature... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20100042645 - System with a data aggregation module generating aggregated data for responding to olap analysis queries in a user transparent manner: A system for supporting OLAP analysis over a network. The system comprises an OLAP server for enabling an OLAP user to perform OLAP analysis via interaction with a client machine on the network. The system also includes a data aggregation module comprising a multi-dimensional datastore, an aggregation engine integrated with... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski , Esq., P. C.
20100042644 - Tree-structured data display: Some general aspects of the invention relate to systems and computer-implemented methods of generating a treemap display. A collection of data elements characterized by a first attribute is accepted, and some data elements are grouped into a first set of data elements according to a first rule associated with the... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20100042643 - Virtual masked database: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with virtual masked databases are described. One example system includes a masking logic to mask an unmasked column of a database table to produce a masked column. The masked column is then added to the database creating a bi-masked database. A portion of the... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle
20100042650 - Digital slate: Some embodiments provide a method performed by a digital slate. The method receives input of a first set of metadata for a particular video clip from a user. The method receives a second set of metadata for the particular video clip from a camera as the camera films the particular... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20100042653 - Dynamic media object management system: A dynamic media object management system that communicates media objects such as imagery with source media modalities including medical imaging systems and media archival, review, and analysis workstations, among other types of systems. The system includes a management console with a user interactive subsystems controller that may include one or... Agent: Thomas K. Riesenberg
20100042651 - Map updating system, methods and programs: Map updating systems, methods, and programs that store map information, including one or more pieces of difference update information, obtain the one or more pieces of difference update information used for updating a part of the map information, and update the map information based on the one or more pieces... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100042647 - Method and system for recording real-time communications: An approach is provided for buffering and recording real-time communications and then delivering the recorded communication to a user-specified device in a user-specified format.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100042654 - Method and system for updating playlists: Improved techniques for automatic (or dynamic) updating (or maintaining) of playlists for a media system that stores and plays media content for a user of the media system. The automatic update to playlists can occur when additional media content is added to or removed from the media system. The automatic... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20100042648 - Ordering content in social networking applications: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for ordering content in social networking applications are described. A plurality of shared content pieces are received, that are viewable and accessible by at least one viewer. The shared content pieces are displayed in an initial order, wherein the displayed shared content pieces are... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20100042649 - System and method for managing computer operations according to stored user preferences: A system and method for managing computer operations according to stored user preferences is disclosed. The system includes a calendar module for scheduling an event and centrally storing the user preferences regarding the computer operations during the event, and a controller module for retrieving the user preferences centrally stored in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100042652 - System for tracking distribution for internet-distributed works of authorship: A system for use on the Internet to allow automated licensing of works of authorship and access to information about licenses which have been granted. A unique work identifier is issued to each of a large number of works of authorship, most of which are available on the Internet, but... Agent: Timothy E Siegel Patent Law, PLLC
20100042656 - Claim generation for testing claims-based applications: The development-time testing of claims based applications. After a claims-based application is deployed, as the application runs, the application will encounter a number of claims, and will perform appropriate processing that depends on the application's trust in the veracity of the those claims. However, at development time, access to claims... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100042657 - Method and system for saving database storage space: Saving database storage space includes extracting a standard property unit from a database of commodity information and including the SPU in a SPU library, generating a sequence document of the standard property unit and sending the sequence document to a front-end device, determining whether a newly released commodity matches the... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100042655 - Method for selective compression for planned degradation and obsolence of files: A system and method manages a file storage system by defining an arbitration policy, the arbitration policy defining a pre-defined usage level threshold and defining implementation priorities for a plurality of storage management mitigation actions, each storage management mitigation action defining a distinct action to be taken to reduce the... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP
20100042659 - Deployment overview management system, apparatus, and method: A deployment overview management system, method, and associated apparatus facilitates deployment of a computer system. Feedback is provided to the deployment overview management system by prior-deployed, and other, computer systems. The feedback forms metadata that is associated with active objects, processes, and systems. The metadata is utilized to facilitate deployment... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100042658 - Method for cad knowledge management: A knowledge model of CAD knowledge may be created using a modeling language such as SysML to improve maintainability and re-usability of knowledge, thereby reducing workload. The SysML knowledge model may be stored in a knowledge repository coupled to a knowledge server. The SysML knowledge model may be accessed through... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing
20100042660 - Systems and methods for presenting alternative versions of user-submitted content: A user-contributor may submit a plurality of related content items and associated metadata to a website corpus. One of the items may be designated as the primary version, and the rest may be designated as secondary versions. The metadata may be associated with the primary version in the website corpus,... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Slc
20100042661 - Rehosting method which convert mainframe system into open system: Provided is a rehosting method for converting a mainframe system environment into an open system environment. The rehosting method rebuilds hardware (HAV) and software (SAV) of a company-data processing mainframe system environment to be appropriate for an open system environment, converts data included in a database or a general file... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100042662 - System and method for backing up a phonebook in an electronic device: A system and method for backing up a phonebook in an electronic device creates a backup file, copies data in the phonebook to the backup file, and sets an identification for the backup file. The system and method further attaches the backup file to an multimedia service (MMS) message, adds... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100042663 - Apparatus and method to optimize the available storage capacity of a plurality of sequential data storage media disposed in a data storage system: A method to optimize use of available storage capacity of a plurality of sequential data storage media, wherein the method provides (M) sequential data storage media each comprising a plurality of blockids, where the (i)th sequential data storage medium comprises an (i)th available storage capacity, and where (M) is greater... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20100042664 - Music artist retrieval system and method of retrieving music artist: The present invention provides a music artist retrieval system which makes it possible for users to automatically retrieve an unknown music artist similar to the user's favorite artist while actually reproducing and confirming a piece of music of the unknown artist. A music artist similarity map storing section (13) computes... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP02/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100036798 - System and method of accessing drm files and non-drm files in a mobile device: A method of accessing digital rights management (DRM) files and non-DRM files in a mobile device includes providing an intermediate interface between one or more application modules of the mobile device and a file system of the mobile device, and providing a DRM module between the intermediate interface and the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100036803 - Adaptive filter index for determining queries affected by a dml operation: Techniques are disclosed for creating and using a filter index in order to identify registered queries whose result sets are likely to have been changed by changes made to tables. The filter index entries are based on filter conditions. The filter conditions are created based on predicates contained in the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100036800 - Aggregate join index utilization in query processing: A system and method include obtaining a query and identifying an aggregate join index (AJI) at a high level of aggregation. The dimension table may be rolled-up with the grouping key being the union of the grouping key in the AJI and the grouping key of the query. The identified... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20100036799 - Query processing using horizontal partial covering join index: A computer implemented system and method includes obtaining a query referring to rows in a relational database. A sparse index of the database that has a set of rows that is a subset of the rows referred to in the query is obtained. Rows referred to in the query that... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20100036802 - Repetitive fusion search method for search system: Provided in the present invention is a repetitive fusion search method for a search system, in which: a search interface 20 displays parameter numerical value setting fields 25 for setting a numerical value for each of multiple instinct based feature parameters in order to input instinct based rating information, and... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100036801 - Structured query language function in-lining: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, related to query language function in-lining. In general, data characterizing a query in accordance with structured query language format is received. A determination is made as to whether the query includes qualified function calls. If the query includes the qualified function calls, operations... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20100036813 - Apparatus and method for securely processing electronic mail: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for securing processing electronic mail in encrypted form and enabling access to the encrypted emails. The emails are received and stored with a common encryption key in a database. The emails can subsequently be access via the common decryption key by... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100036810 - Automated topology-based statistics monitoring and performance analysis: A computer is programmed to parse a network that interconnects databases in a distributed database system, into a number of paths, wherein each path starts in a source database that is a source of changes and ends in a destination database that uses the changes to replicate the source database.... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP Attn: Ora
20100036821 - File uploading method with function of abstracting index information in real time and web storage system using the same: A file uploading method with a function of abstracting index information in real time and a web storage system using the same are provided. The file uploading method includes: performing a data filtering on an upload target file transmitted from a user through an online network; abstracting text information as... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP
20100036822 - Inferring search category synonyms from user logs: Systems and methods for inferring category synonyms from prior result data may include identifying prior query data including query information and category information relating to the prior result data; determining whether the query information is a synonym for the category information; and using the query information and the category information... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100036804 - Maintained and reusable i/o value caches: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for maintaining I/O value caches for database queries. Each maintained cache may be configured for use with a particular database query. Each cache may be persistently maintained in a system, meaning the cache is not automatically deleted after some period of time, and may... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100036812 - Method and apparatus for generating and providing relevant information related to multimedia content: A method of generating relevant information related to multimedia content at a client that reproduces the multimedia content includes accessing a blog service connected to the client, selecting the first content of the multimedia content, for which relevant information is to be generated, by using the blog service, generating the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100036820 - Method and system for processing access control lists using a hashing scheme: A method for processing access control lists using a hashing scheme includes receiving a packet identifying data and determining a fixed number of a plurality of hash tables comprising a fixed number of two or more buckets comprising a fixed number of one or more entries, such that the two... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100036814 - Personal mashups: In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for automated creation of a mashup is provided, the method comprising: receiving data needs of a user; identifying sources of data to satisfy the data needs by comparing the data needs to available data sources; retrieving metadata relating to the... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20100036818 - Search engine and method for image searching: Registration and classification of non-textual information, such as digital images and video is described. Image searching and comparison of the images is also described. The digital images are indexed (i.e., each image is assigned a unique numerical parameter and/or a plurality of numerical parameters). The resulting index files are stored... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20100036819 - System and method for providing lifestyle specific information, services and products over a global computer network such as the internet: An Internet-based service configured to provide a variety of products, services and information tailored to a specific and known lifestyle, wherein all information provided about those products, services, and information is obtained from one web site configured to meet the needs of only that lifestyle.... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc
20100036817 - System for controling documents in a computer: Disclosed herein is a control system. The control server includes a management server, a plurality of client terminals configured to includes first and second client terminals and communicate with the management server, and a file server configured to store documents shared by the first and second client terminals. Each of... Agent: Ipla P.A.
20100036805 - System maintainable and reusable i/o value caches: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for maintaining I/O value caches for database queries. Each maintained cache may be configured for use with a particular database query. Each cache may be persistently maintained in a system, meaning the cache is not automatically deleted after some period of time, and may... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100036811 - Systems and methods for mobile healthcare information collection: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for mobile, location-based access to healthcare provider information. A mobile healthcare information system includes a healthcare provider module transmitting healthcare provider information within a certain range of the healthcare provider module, the provider information identifying a type and a location... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20100036808 - Systems and methods for searching media content based on an editing file: Various embodiments described herein provide users with a fast and efficient way for identifying scenes for editing purposes. At least one embodiment is a method for searching media content based on identification data embedded in an editing file. The method comprises receiving the editing file and extracting identification data from... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100036806 - Systems and methods to facilitate search of business entities: Systems and methods are provided to facilitate search of listings of businesses according to opening date or age of the businesses at their current business locations. For example, a user may submit a search request for listings of new businesses (e.g., the businesses having the “Grand Opening” status) at a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gt Attn: Patent Docketing
20100036807 - Systems and methods to sort information related to entities having different locations: Systems and methods sort location dependent information based on selecting multiple groups of information according to location, ordering the groups based on location, and ordering the information within the groups based on at least one or more other criteria. The size(s) of the areas used to select the groups may... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gt Attn: Patent Docketing
20100036816 - Systems, methods, and interfaces for researching contractual precedents: The present inventors, devised among other things, an exemplary method of researching provisions of contracts. The exemplary method entails receiving user selection of one or more predefined queries for contractual precedents, and executing a search of one or more databases containing agreements based on the received user selection. After executing... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100036809 - Tracking market-share trends based on user activity: A method of determining market-share trends includes: specifying values for switching between pairs of search tools for a user; determining values for a transition matrix between the search tools from the switching values; determining steady-state values from the transition matrix for characterizing a steady state arising from a sequential operation... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100036815 - True/false decision method: When a searching apparatus accepts a search condition including a logical condition formed of variables, transition table is created by using a BDD method. In the transition table, a combination of a bit string indicative of true or false of a variable at each level for arriving from a starting-point... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100036825 - Interleaving query transformations for xml indexes: During query optimization, XML index and view merge transformations may be interleaved.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100036826 - Method and apparatus for integrating relational and hierarchical data: Methods and apparatus for integrating relational and hierarchical data, schema definitions, and queries in a data processing system are provided. One or more schema definitions are converted into an intermediate schema language component of an intermediate data language when one or more schema definitions are provided. One or more query... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100036823 - Providing location based information in a virtual environment: A method, information processing system, and virtual environment, provide location information to users in the virtual environment. A first user is determined to be communicating with a second user in a virtual environment. One of the first user and the second user is determined to have entered a character set... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20100036824 - System, method, and computer program product for accessing and manipulating remote datasets: A method, system and computer program product for creating a report on the basis of a plurality of remote datasets. The system for achieving this includes an intelligence server, connected to one or more tree servers. The tree servers are in turn connected to one or more databases. A user... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100036839 - Apparatus, method and computer program for content recommendation and recording medium: A base/inversion component extractor calculates an occupancy rate of each component of a vector of user preference information obtained from information stored on a user preference database, and extracts a base component from the user preference information in accordance with the calculated occupancy rate of the base component. The base/inversion... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100036835 - Caching query results with binary decision diagrams (bdds): Construct a plurality of first binary decision diagrams (BDDs), each representing a different one of a plurality of words. Construct a plurality of second BDDs, each representing a different one of a plurality of search queries, each of the search queries comprising one or more of the words. Construct a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100036828 - Content analysis simulator for improving site findability in information retrieval systems: A system and method including a simulator operating in conjunction with a search-engine, for improving document and site findability. Users input their content (pages or sites) and the simulator will analyze the site in terms of structure and content. It will then give the user a ranked list of suggestions... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100036830 - Context based search arrangement for mobile devices: Embodiments are directed towards managing mobile searches by enabling a user to indicate a context of a search query to narrow a scope of the search. A user may fine tune a search by selecting from a plurality of pre-defined contexts for which to perform a search query. In one... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20100036836 - Contextual keyword-based access control: Various implementations of contextual keyword-based access control are disclosed.... Agent: OmikronIPLaw Group
20100036831 - Generating continuous query notifications: Techniques are described to allow a query to be registered as a persistent stored entity within the database, and to generate notifications as and when the query result changes continuously as long as the query continues to be registered with the database. According to one aspect, for a table referenced... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100036837 - Information search method and information search apparatus: An information search apparatus includes a receiving unit which receives a search request from a searcher's terminal; a search unit which searches and retrieves, from a database, candidate information that includes a content satisfying a search criteria set in the search request; a constriction unit which constricts the retrieved candidate... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100036827 - Interconnected, universal search experience across multiple verticals: One or more query terms that were submitted by a user in connection with a first vertical of a plurality of verticals and not in connection with any other vertical of the plurality of verticals are received. A first set of search results that are both (a) indexed in the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100036834 - Location-based information retrieval: A collection of data records may be augmented by, for each data record of a plurality of data records, parsing each data record to find an address, converting the address to a geographic location indicator, and associating the geographic location indicator with said data record. These data records may be... Agent: Smart & Biggar
20100036840 - Presentation of search results: Objects contained within enormous geographically distributed virtual file servers spanning thousands (or even millions) of organizations are each assigned globally unique object identifiers, enabling the implementation of highly distributed indexing and retrieval operations. The file system API (application programming interface) is extended to provide a search capability. A search request... Agent: Gard And Kaslow LLP
20100036838 - Search engine: A search engine for retrieving documents from a database including a semantic document editor that allows a user to edit an existing document by creating searchable compound words that contains information contextually relevant to the contents of the document. The editor associates the created compound words with the document to... Agent: Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens LLC
20100036841 - Searching apparatus and searching method: When an album search is started, message “For Album ?” which prompts the user to select album search is displayed. When the user has selected the album search, message “By Title ?” which prompts the user to select album title name search is displayed. When the user has selected the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100036832 - Searching by object category for online collaboration platform: In an example embodiment, an online advertising management platform receives a login that identifies a user as a user allowed access to an account maintained by the platform. The platform displays a toolbar having a textbox that allows the user to search for data relating to all accounts to which... Agent: Mpg, LLP And Yahoo! Inc.
20100036829 - Semantic search by means of word sense disambiguation using a lexicon: Techniques are disclosed for analyzing a “context window” of a search query to determine a semantic meaning of a search word and to filter search results based upon the semantic meaning. Generally, a lexicon may be used to store forms, meanings, and usages of words and phrases. When a user... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20100036833 - System and method for type-ahead address lookup employing historically weighted address placement: The subject application is directed to a system and method for type-ahead address lookup employing historically weighted address placement. A prompt is generated on a display for commencement of a new search operation and search data of text entries is received via a user interface. Entries are stored in an... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20100036842 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent: Victoria Donnelly
20100036843 - Global checkpoint scn: Described herein are techniques for generating a global checkpoint system change number and computing a snapshot query using the global checkpoint system change number without a need to acquire global locks. In many cases, the need to acquire global locks is eliminated, thereby saving the overhead attendant to processing global... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100036844 - System and method of using conflicts to maximize concurrency in a database: A first method includes requesting a modification of a data object within the data store using a first application process, establishing a read lock on the data object, initializing an object monitor adapted to detects changes to the data object and releasing the read lock, allowing other concurrent processes to... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20100036847 - Extendable and pluggable method for validating xml data: A method of validating XML data comprises (a) registering a plurality of validators that are each responsible for validating a certain XML set of rules, (b) creating common XML data structures to be shared between the validators, (c) invoking registered validators and granting access to common XML data structures, and... Agent: Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
20100036846 - Method and system for optimizing row level security in database systems: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that implements a security policy in a database. During operation, the system receives a request associated with a set of objects in the database. Next, the system obtains a set of access control lists (ACLs) associated with the database, wherein a... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle International Corporation C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100036845 - System and method for negotiating the access control list of data items in an ad-hoc network with designated owner override ability: A method is disclosed for managing an access control list for a data item. The method includes designating an owner for the access control list, wherein the owner is a member of the access control list, and wherein only the owner of the access control list is allowed to manage... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown
20100036855 - Communication device: A communication device may be configured to be connected with an information display device in a communicable manner. The communication device may store address information of summarized content information, wherein the summarized content information includes, for each of a plurality of contents, at least address information of the content and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100036849 - Content personalization for web distributed content: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to content formatting for Web distributed content and provide a method, system and computer program product for content personalization for Web distributed content. In an embodiment of the invention, a content customization method can be provided. The method... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20100036848 - Efficient size optimization of visual information or auditory information: A file, including visual information or auditory information may be uploaded to a processing device. Respective portions of content of the file may be identified for compressing and saving at respective bit rates. A number of component files may be created, compressed and saved, at the respective bit rates, based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100036853 - Management of redirection: A method and system for managing redirection for use with a system. The system includes a first webpage and a second webpage. The first webpage is operable to redirect a browser to the second webpage and subsequently, the second webpage is operable to redirect the browser to the first webpage... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100036851 - Managing access of multiple executing programs to non-local block data storage: Techniques are described for managing access of executing programs to non-local block data storage. In some situations, a block data storage service uses multiple server storage systems to reliably store network-accessible block data storage volumes that may be used by programs executing on other physical computing systems. A group of... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100036852 - Method for data management: Methods according to the present invention may be used to convey information to enhance customer service for a wide variety of industries. Among other things, methods of the present invention allow a service provider to supply customers with information on services provided for the customer using one or more methods... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP
20100036850 - Providing executing programs with reliable access to non-local block data storage: Techniques are described for managing access of executing programs to non-local block data storage. In some situations, a block data storage service uses multiple server storage systems to reliably store block data that may be accessed over one or more networks by programs executing on other physical computing systems. Users... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100036854 - Sharing television clips: Methods, software and apparatus are described which enable users to share and exchange clips from broadcast media using their mobile devices. Whilst watching broadcast media, a user can cause their mobile device to capture a clip, for example by pressing a button. The capture of the clip enables the user... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100036859 - Message exchange pattern rendezvous abstraction: A rendezvous abstraction that is used to correlate messages within message exchange. The rendezvous abstraction may be instantiated to correlate messages regardless of the type of message exchange pattern, and regardless of the underlying protocols used to communication message. Messages exchanges of primitive protocols are modeled as unilateral message exchanges.... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100036858 - Meta file system - transparently managing storage using multiple file systems: Systems and methods are provided for the management of files across disparate file systems. In an illustrative operation, an exemplary computing environment comprises a file system management module, and an instruction set comprising at least one instruction to instruct the files system management module to manage, monitor, and control the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100036856 - Method and system of tagging email and providing tag clouds: A system and method is provided for tracking and/or organizing email and, in particular, a system and method for tagging email in Web 2.0 applications and using the tags in tag clouds is provided. The system includes a computing system that has first program instructions to generate tag clouds having... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100036857 - Methods for the cyclical pattern determination of time-series data using a clustering approach: Cycles and other patterns within time-series data are determined. Time-series data are transformed into discretized sets of clustered data that are organized by time period. Comparison is made of the organized data to determine similar time periods and multiclusters of the similar time periods are formed. From the multicluster data,... Agent: Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP
20100036860 - Data managment apparatus, data editing apparatus, and data reading apparatus and respective methods thereof: A data file can be efficiently edited by a plurality of users. A source object is created from various data files, such as a structured document file or the like. A plurality of partial objects are created from a source object. A client terminal downloads a partial object corresponding to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100036861 - Method and system for implementing parallel transformations of records: An improved approach is described for implementing transformations of data records in high concurrency environments. Each transformation is performed in parallel at the source when the data record is first generated. According to one approach for data integrity validation, record generators compute an integrity checksum for a newly generated record... Agent: Oracle International Corporation C/o VistaIPLaw Group LLP
20100036863 - Method and system for transformation of logical data objects for storage: A method and system for compressing a raw logical data object (201) for storage in a storage device operable with at least one storage protocol, creating, reading, writing, optimizatic in and restoring thereof. Compressing the raw logical data object (201) comprises creating in the storage device a compressed logical data... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20100036862 - Representing and manipulating rdf data in a relational database management system: Techniques for generating hash values for instances of distinct data values. In the techniques, each distinct data value is mapped to hash value generation information which describes how to generate a unique hash value for instances of the distinct data value. The hash value generation information for a distinct data... Agent: Gordon E. Nelson, Patent Attorney, PC
20100036867 - Method and system for improved travel record creation: A method for travel record creation. The method includes receiving initial passenger name record (PNR) data in a travel management system, retrieving stored PNR data corresponding to the initial PNR data by a business intelligence (BI) engine, and automatically creating and storing a PNR, by the BI engine, according to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100036865 - Method for generating score-optimal r-trees: A method of constructing a score-optimal R-tree to support top-k stabbing queries over a set of scored intervals generates a constraint graph from the set, and determines over each node in the constraint graph that has no other nodes pointing to it the node with the smallest left endpoint; for... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20100036866 - Piping circuitization system and method: In a disclosed method for creating a pipe circuit, a diagram is displayed on a display screen. The diagram includes representations of multiple pipes to be included in the pipe circuit, and a line number corresponding to each of the pipes. Selection input indicative of each of the pipes is... Agent: Krueger Iselin LLP (sc)
20100036864 - Prevention of redundant indexes in a database management system: A method and system for preventing redundant indexes in a database management system (DBMS). A received create-index command specifies a new index to be created for retrieving data from a table created by the DBMS and a redundancy check to be performed for the new index in conjunction with an... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20100036868 - System for data management: Systems according to the present invention may be used to convey information to enhance customer service for a wide variety of industries. Among other things, systems of the present invention allow a service provider to supply customers with information on services provided for the customer using one or more methods... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP
20100036872 - Data management method: A data storage or management method is provided which allows both a content object-based access and a file-based access. A first request for storing a content object in accordance with the processing of an application program executed in a host is sent to an object archive control functionality executed in... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100036869 - Mechanisms to support fine-grain namespacing: Mechanisms to support fine-grain namespacing are provided. When an object is to be loaded within a processing environment, a specific namespace for that object is dynamically resolved during the load. That namespace can be dynamically resolved via object inheritance, via specific object-attribute declaration, and/or via consultation with a namespace object.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100036870 - Mechanisms to support multiple name space aware projects: Mechanisms to support multiple name space aware projects are provided. Multiple roots of a project declare multiple namespacing mechanisms. Resources of the project can utilize each of the multiple namespacing mechanisms. In some cases, a particular resource of the project can override and use a foreign namespace that is associated... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100036871 - Multi-dimensional metadata in research recordkeeping: A system and method for facilitating data organization, for example in the organization of data in management of intellectual property records, is disclosed herein. Further, the present invention particularly provides a contextualization of information objects so that a full value of research and development (R&D) efforts can be accumulated by... Agent: Catalyst Law Group, Apc
20100036874 - Comparison of models of a complex system: The invention relates to a method for comparing computer-based and data-processing models of a complex system, with a first model and a second model of the system, whereby the models reflect a model of a system behavior by means of predefined objects which represent activities and units within the system.... Agent: Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC - Frei
20100036873 - Processing metadata along with alphanumeric data: Disclosed herein is a computer implemented method and system for processing metadata associated with alphanumeric data along with the alphanumeric data for tracking effect of operations on the metadata in a data model. Multiple mixed data objects are created in the data model. Each of the created mixed data objects... Agent: Ashok Tankha
20100036875 - system for automatic social network construction from image data: A system for constructing a social network structure from image data. A number of image sensors or cameras may be placed in various areas of a large facility having much throughput of many people, such as an airport. Images from the cameras may indicate an event. The event may be... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100036883 - Advertising using image comparison: Registration and classification of non-textual information, such as digital images and video is described. Image searching and comparison of the images is also described. The digital images are indexed (i.e., each image is assigned a unique numerical parameter and/or a plurality of numerical parameters). The resulting index files are stored... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20100036884 - Correlation engine for generating anonymous correlations between publication-restricted data and personal attribute data: A correlation engine apparatus includes a network interface and a processor, wherein the correlation engine is configured to receive publication-restricted data and non-publication-restricted data and generate correlations useable for predictive models, wherein no trace of any personal identifying information (PII) in the publication-restricted data exists in the correlations.... Agent: Moore & Van Allen PLLC
20100036880 - Interactive database driven multitenancy system: In an interactive database driven multitenancy system, a method includes selecting a regional supplements to be used. An orthorectified aerial photograph is obtained for the selected regional supplements. The process overlays the photograph with a boundary of a selected project. Preliminary GIS data set of NWI, Soil, Hydrology, and TOPO... Agent: Jeffery M. Lillywhite, PC
20100036879 - Method, computer-readable medium, and system for storing, allocating and retrieving medical image data in a distributed computerized system of a clinical facility.: In a method for storing and providing medical image data in a distributed, computer-based system of a clinical facility comprising multiple satellites, wherein a satellite has at least one modality, an image administration server and at least one local database, and wherein the clinical facility also has a central database... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20100036876 - Methods for providing enhanced customer service: Methods according to the present invention may be used to convey information to enhance customer service for a wide variety of industries. Among other things, methods of the present invention allow a service provider to supply customers with information on services provided for the customer using one or more methods... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP
20100036881 - Portable audio appliance: The presently claimed invention relate generally to portable audio devices. One claim recites a method including: receiving audio content data through an interface of a portable personal digital device capable of playing audio; storing the received audio content data in electronic memory; audibly rendering said audio content data; utilizing an... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20100036882 - Sarps management and implementation system: The present invention relates to a SMIS system for managing systematically an implementation status of an aviation safety regulation, and more particularly, to a SMIS system for analyzing, complementing and assessing automatically an implementation status of an aviation safety regulation in own country on the basis of standards and recommended... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100036877 - System for enhanced customer service: Systems according to the present invention may be used to convey information to enhance customer service for a wide variety of industries. Among other things, systems of the present invention allow a service provider to supply customers with information on services provided for the customer using one or more methods... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP
20100036878 - System for extracting reduced information of multimedia digital content and system and method for displaying multiple content using reduced information: Disclosed herein is a system for extracting the reduced information of multimedia digital content. The system includes an image variation-related color table database, a volume/tempo variation-related color table database, a default value and environment information database, digital content reduced information extraction means, and storage means. The digital content reduced information... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20100036891 - Apparatus and method for collecting logging information, and computer-readable recording medium in which a logging information collecting program is stored: An apparatus for collecting logging information in relation to a log function inserted into a program, the apparatus includes: a control table retaining control information in relation to specification information to specify the log function; an obtaining section obtaining the specification information embedded in the log function when the log... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100036889 - Centralized management of virtual machines: Virtual machines are managed in centralized manner. Files that are shared by multiple virtual machines are stored in a central storage unit and a management program is executed on one or more of these files on a per file basis. The management program is executed on a file if an... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20100036890 - Database management method, database management apparatus, and database management program: In order to reduce a period of time required for a database operation and maintenance job, provided is a database management method in a database management apparatus that manages a database stored in a storage apparatus including: executing load processing of storing data which is read from the storage apparatus... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100036886 - Deferred maintenance of sparse join indexes: A system and method include defining a snapshot join index using a sparse condition in a join index definition. A new sparse condition of the snapshot join index is compared with an old sparse condition. Rows in a base table are identified as a function of the comparing, and the... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20100036887 - Efficient transfer of deduplicated data: One aspect of the present invention includes enabling the efficient transfer of deduplicated data between storage pools in a storage management system without unnecessary reassembly and deduplication of data objects. In one embodiment, the storage management system tracks deduplication information for the data chunks of data objects within an index... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20100036885 - Maintaining data integrity in data servers across data centers: A method, computer program product and system for maintaining data integrity of multiple copies of a piece of data in data servers of multiple data centers, includes maintaining a cluster of catalog servers, where one of the catalog servers is selected as the master catalog server, storing the piece of... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20100036888 - Method and system for managing tags: A method and system manage one or more tags for an item. The tags reside in a datastore. The method and system include associating the tag with at least one expiration condition and determining whether the at least one expiration condition has been met. If the expiration condition(s) have been... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20100036893 - Architecture for accessing a data stream by means of a user terminal: XML communication protocol between a user terminal, such as a radio alarm clock, and a services platform via the Internet network for accessing an audio file available from a data streaming server.... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100036892 - Determination of an updated data source from disparate data sources: A method and system for determining an updated data source from first and second disparate data sources. A first and second data list is received from the first and second data sources, respectively. The data elements in the first data list matching data elements in the second data list are... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100036894 - Data synchronization method, data synchronization program, database server and database system: A data synchronization method is provided to enhance reliability and performance of the database. The data reflection method selection unit of the active server weights collected values in the resource utilization table by multiplying the collected values by assessment coefficients assigned to the individual collected values in an assessment coefficient... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100036896 - Computer system and method of managing backup of data: A backup is continued in a computer system even one storage device is stopped. In the computer system, a first storage device, upon reception of a data write request to a first storage area, stores the data in the first storage area and a second storage area, and transmits the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100036895 - Representation of system clock changes in time based file systems: A plurality of data units with associated timestamps is stored in a time based file system, wherein a timestamp corresponds to a time indicated by a system clock. A time indicated by the system clock is changed while the plurality of data units is being stored. A plurality of epochs... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100036897 - Storage system: At least two devices having different characteristics are provided as one file system, and the file system stores a file in a device according to the file purpose. In file system operation, a device characteristic acquiring unit acquires characteristic information of the respective devices by using a device characteristic database,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP02/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100030725 - Data triple user access: A computerized data processing method for providing access to data triples (270, 770) in the form subject (255, 755)—predicate (260, 760)—object (265, 765), the method comprising persisting first data triples (270) associated with a first data triples directed graph (447, 625) in a datastore (120), persisting second data triples (770)... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100030728 - Computing selectivities for group of columns and expressions: Techniques are described herein for estimating selectivities of query predicates that reference more than one column and predicates that include column expressions. Virtual columns are defined based on column groups and column expressions. Statistics are gathered on the virtual columns and are used to estimate the selectivities of query predicates... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP
20100030731 - Cost-based query rewrite using materialized views: A system and method of rewriting a database query where the query contains an aggregate includes the following. If one or more aggregate materialized views are considered, rewriting the query using an aggregate materialized view. If one or more non-aggregate multi-table materialized views are considered, the query is rewritten using... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20100030726 - Mechanism for deferred rewrite of multiple xpath evaluations over binary xml: A mechanism is provided for improving the performance of particular database queries operating on a view comprising binary-encoded XML. The key to improving performance is to determine whether a XML index is available to improve the computation of XPath data before deriving an optimized execution plan for a particular query.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100030729 - Method and system for mitigating impact of user errors in data stores: The invention provides a method and system for managing data access. The method includes receiving a request for accessing a file, determining a type of the received request that corresponds to an access pattern based on history of many files, marking the request based on the type of request to... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100030732 - System and method to create process reference maps from links described in a business process model: A method of constructing a process reference map. The method includes iterating over each of a plurality of process models. An intermediary reference graph is created. A directed link for each reference in the process models is added to the intermediary reference graph, the link pointing from a node in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100030730 - System, method, and computer program product for determining sql replication process: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for replicating a table in a source database to a target database. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a subscription to the table is defined and a query is executed on the source database. The query is then... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100030727 - Technique for using occurrence constraints to optimize xml index access: Approaches are provided for improving the performance of certain database queries that operate on binary-encoded XML. In particular, the approach uses occurrence and type constraint information about XML data stored in the database for optimizing the relational rewrite of a query. Constraint information can be obtained in several different ways... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100030733 - Transforming sql queries with table subqueries: A computer automated technique for rewriting SQL with table subqueries into more optimal table expression equivalents without derived tables. The context of the table subqueries, including any join and filter predicates are moved to the encompassing outer query. The advantage of this technique is to provide optimized source SQL to... Agent: Alphonza Draughn Jr.
20100030743 - Automated method for re-attracting job seekers to job match site at more opportune times: An internet-accessible job match website provides job seekers with predictions of time points at which to better visit the website so as to receive larger numbers of and/or better matching ones of job leads corresponding to submitted job search queries. The job match website optionally pushes alert advisements to the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100030754 - Data backup method: A method in at least one embodiment allows for a two stage backup where the first stage backup is to a backup data unit, which will occur in under one hour, and the second stage backup is to other computer readable medium, which can occur over a period of at... Agent: Cahn & Samuels LLP
20100030747 - Digital photo frame capable of searching media files and method thereof: A method of searching media file applied on a DPF which includes: a memory, an input unit, a reading module, a determining module; and a displaying module. The method includes: obtaining the search table from the memory via the reading module, wherein the search table records relationships between the duration... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100030748 - Efficient large-scale processing of column based data encoded structures: The subject disclosure relates to efficient query processing over large scale data storage. An exemplary process includes retrieving a subset of columns implicated by a query as integer encoded and compressed sequences of values corresponding to different columns of data, defining query processing buckets that span over the subset of... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100030749 - Graphical user interfaces for information retrieval systems: The present inventors devised, among other things, an online legal research system with improved user controls. One exemplary system allows users to enter a query in a query input region that automatically expands to accommodate the length of the query field. The exemplary system also responds to the query by... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100030737 - Identity enabled data level access control: Mechanisms for identity enabled data level access control are provided. Data queries from principals are intercepted and access rights are assigned in response to identities associated with the principals. The access rights are enforced by modifying the queries and/or filtering results from the queries. The modified queries and/or filtered results... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100030739 - Management of symbolic links: Disclosed is a method of creating a symbolic link in a source file system to a target file in a target file system, the method including querying the target file system for an identifier of the target file; incrementing a reference counter of the target file, the reference counter indicating... Agent: Carpenter & Associates
20100030741 - Method and apparatus for performing query aware partitioning: A method and system for providing query aware partitioning are disclosed. For example, the method receives a query plan comprising a plurality of queries, and classifies each one of the plurality of queries. The method computes an optimal partition set for each one of the plurality of queries, and reconciles... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20100030744 - Method and system for managing digital content including streaming media: The present invention describes a system and method of managing digital content received from content providers and for facilitating access to the digital content to many subscribers. The method includes receiving from the content providers incoming feed files where each feed file contains information describing the content. The method determines... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100030755 - Method for inferring personal relationship by using readable data, and method and system for attaching tag to digital data by using the readable data: There are provided a method for inferring a personal relationship of a user from readable data, and a method and a system for more precisely recognizing a certain person included in digital data created by a digital device of the user by using the readable data. More particularly, a method... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
20100030750 - Methods and apparatus for performing multi-data-source, non-etl queries and entity resolution: The application discloses a new system for performing queries and entity resolution on two or more data sources without having to ETL all the documents, entities, and descriptions of entities. Also disclosed, is a method to perform advanced entity resolution without divulging personally sensitive information to end-users and intermediate systems.... Agent: Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC
20100030735 - Methods and systems for providing a response to a query: Methods and systems for providing a response to a query. Multiple users' search engine activity in regard to a query is correlated. A response is provided based upon this correlated search engine activity information. For one embodiment of the invention, in the context of search engine result optimization, the user... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100030751 - Operations information management system: An operations information management system is disclosed that includes an input unit that receives an input from a user; a form in which the user enters operations information; a storage unit that stores first operations information extracted from image data of the form based on a rule determined corresponding to... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100030738 - Phone assisted 'photographic memory': A system and method for collecting data may include a data collection device to obtain the data from a user, an apparatus for obtaining metadata for each word of the data from the user, an apparatus for obtaining a searchable transcript of the data and a device to store the... Agent: Wilson Daniel Swayze, Jr.
20100030753 - Providing posts to discussion threads in response to a search query: Systems, methods and apparatus, including computer program products, to provide posts to discussion threads in response to a search query. The methods include receiving information identifying multiple resources that have been identified by a search engine as satisfying a search query, identifying a first resource in the multiple resources as... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100030745 - Record based code structure: The compiled code of a computer program is stored in multiple pieces within a database. Each piece is optionally stored within a separate data record. Execution of the computer program includes using database queries to retrieve pieces of the compiled code for execution. The database and associated database management logic... Agent: Peters Verny , L.L.P.
20100030736 - Research tool access based on research session detection: A system and method is described herein that automatically detects when a user of a search engine is conducting a research session about a particular topic and then presents the user with access to one or more research-related tools responsive to detecting that the research session is being conducted. The... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100030742 - System and method for capturing, storing, retrieving, and publishing data: According to various embodiments of the invention, systems and methods are provided for capturing and storing aggregated and non-aggregated data within frames and for retrieval of such frames. Other embodiments of the invention involve systems and methods for publishing frame data to targeted data receivers, wherein the term “frame” refers... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20100030740 - System and method for context enhanced mapping: A system and method for Context Enhanced Mapping. A request is received from a user over a network for a map comprising an identification of a physical location, and at least one criteria. The physical location is mapped. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network relating to... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100030746 - System and method for distributing content for use with entertainment creatives including consumer messaging: A creative composition engine, system and method. The creative composition engine includes at least one vault having media assets, wherein the media assets include at least one avatar and at least one environment for placement of the at least one avatar, and a receiver for receiving at least one request... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100030752 - System, methods and applications for structured document indexing: A data management system, the system including: (i) an input interface for acquiring a source document; and (ii) a processor configured to: (a) divide the source document into multiple objects in response to content of the source document; (b) analyze the multiple objects to generate multiple low level sub-trees, wherein... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20100030734 - Universal knowledge management and desktop search system: A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100030760 - Data input apparatus and data input method: When an input acknowledging unit acknowledges the input of pre-conversion data from the user via the user interface, an ordinary conversion processing unit that uses a dictionary database displays a candidate of converted data. When the input of search data is acknowledged from the user via the user interface, a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100030758 - Hybrid optimization strategies in automatic sql tuning: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with hybrid optimization strategies in automatic SQL tuning are described. One example method includes receiving a first (e.g., cost-based) execution plan for a user structured query language statement (User SQL) from a first (e.g., cost-based) optimizer. The example method may also include receiving a... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle
20100030759 - Methods and systems for retrieving data stored in a database: The invention provides a computer-implemented municipal bond trading system having a capability to conduct a private electronic auction of bid wanteds between a central brokers' broker and multiple prospective remote bidders and to maintain a reference database of accurate bond lot descriptions and identifications, notably, CUSIP (trademark) numbers.... Agent: Innovation Division
20100030757 - Query builder for testing query languages: Query testing is enabled across one or more query languages utilizing an abstract representation of a query. From this abstract representation, queries associated with one or more specific query languages are generated. Further, a verification scheme can be implemented for a specific store and/or query language to facilitate generation of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100030756 - Techniques for coalescing subqueries: Methods for transforming queries that contain EXISTS and NOT EXISTS subqueries are provided. The methods provided transform original queries that contain EXISTS and/or NOT EXISTS subqueries in conjunctive or disjunctive combinations into transformed queries that coalesce the original EXISTS and/or NOT EXISTS subqueries into a reduced number of EXISTS and/or... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100030765 - Automatic generation of attribution information for research documents: Systems and method for providing source attribution for a document are provided. A source attribution generator includes a source determiner and an attribution information generator. The source determiner is configured to determine a source for a section of content received in an electronic document by accessing a network-based search index.... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100030763 - Building a research document based on implicit/explicit actions: A system and method is described that maintains a record of research performed by a user of an information retrieval system in a manner that reduces the amount of work required by the user to maintain such a record. The system and method obtains information implicitly generated through the interaction... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100030768 - Classifying documents using implicit feedback and query patterns: Methods and apparatus are described for classifying documents using a document representation model based on implicit user feedback obtained from search engine queries. The model may be used to achieve better results in non-supervised tasks such as clustering and labeling through the incorporation of usage data obtained from the search... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20100030769 - Clustering question search results based on topic and focus: A method and system for presenting questions that are relevant to a queried question based on clusters of topics and clusters of focuses of the questions is provided. A question search system provides a collection of questions. Each question of the collection has an associated topic and focus. Upon receiving... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20100030771 - Information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain program information on programs to be broadcast in a predetermined time period; a keyword extraction unit configured to extract keywords obtained by performing morphological analysis on text data contained in the obtained program information in such a manner as... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100030776 - Method for taking automated inventory of assets and recognition of the same asset on multiple scans: A computer system comprising a matching platform that has the capability to examine attributes from multiple scans on multiple attributes and determine which attributes from each scan pertain to the same attribute so the attribute is not counted twice. Extensible modules of weighted attribute matching rules can be plugged into... Agent: Ronald Craig Fish, A Law Corporation
20100030777 - Method for taking automated inventory of assets and recognition of the same asset on multiple scans: A computer system comprising a matching platform that has the capability to examine attributes from multiple scans on multiple attributes and determine which attributes from each scan pertain to the same attribute so the attribute is not counted twice. Extensible modules of weighted attribute matching rules can be plugged into... Agent: Ronald Craig Fish, A Law Corporation
20100030761 - Method of retrieving and refining information based on tri-gram: A method of retrieving and processing information based on ternary model is disclosed, the method includes the steps of: inputting the original file information, producing the keywords into the dictionary of the file; building the ternary relationship model; inputting the relationships of the ternary relationship model into the retrieving database;... Agent: Zhen Zheng Lu
20100030767 - Methods and systems that provide unified bills of material: A method for presenting a user with a unified bill of material from a plurality of bills of materials respectively stored in multiple databases is disclosed. The method includes receiving at least one keyword from the user, querying a taxonomy associated with the at least one keyword, utilizing a semantic... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100030774 - Model entity operations in query results: The present invention provides systems and articles of manufacture that enhance the capability of a database abstraction model and query application constructed for an underlying physical database. Typically, the query application is used to compose and execute an abstract query. Once an initial query result is presented to a user,... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100030773 - Multiple index based information retrieval system: An information retrieval system uses phrases to index, retrieve, organize and describe documents. Phrases are identified that predict the presence of other phrases in documents. Documents are the indexed according to their included phrases. The document index is partitioned into multiple indexes, including a primary index and a secondary index.... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20100030764 - Recommender system utilizing collaborative filtering combining explicit and implicit feedback with both neighborhood and latent factor models: Example collaborative filtering techniques provide improved recommendation prediction accuracy by capitalizing on the advantages of both neighborhood and latent factor approaches. One example collaborative filtering technique is based on an optimization framework that allows smooth integration of a neighborhood model with latent factor models, and which provides for the inclusion... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing
20100030762 - Reducing lag time when searching a repository using a keyword search: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for searching a repository of information such as a database using a keyword search and/or an attribute search in near real time. According to one embodiment, a method of searching a repository of information can comprise receiving a set of search criteria... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100030770 - Searching questions based on topic and focus: A method and system for determining the relevance of questions to a queried question based on topics and focuses of the questions is provided. A question search system provides a collection of questions with topics and focuses. Upon receiving a queried question, the question search system identifies a queried topic... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20100030772 - System and method for creating and using personality models for user interactions in a social network: A social computing system and method includes a model creator configured to create an initial model of a user's musical preferences across a spectrum of attributes. The system and method further include a matching and comparison technique, which matches users based on the similarity of their respective musical preferences. The... Agent: Tutunjian + Bitetto, P.C.
20100030775 - System and method for storing and retrieving non-text-based information: A method for non-text-based identification of a selected item of stored music. The first broad portion of the method focuses on building a music identification database. That process requires capturing a tag of the selected musical item, and processing the tag to develop reference key to the same. Then the... Agent: Macronix C/o Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20100030766 - Systems and methods for determining a tag match ratio: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for determining a tag match ratio. The method according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises selecting a content item, identifying one or more tags that are associated with the content item and determining a weight for each of the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20100030779 - system and method for identifying and linking users having matching confidential information: A system and method for identifying and linking users having matching confidential information, the system comprising: a database for storing user information in a manner such that one or more data fields representing at least a portion of the user information are associated with respective confidentiality levels; a matching engine... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20100030780 - Identifying related objects in a computer database: Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for identifying related objects in a computer database. In one representative implementation: (a) a feature vector that describes an existing object is obtained; (b) comparison scores are generated between the feature vector and various sample vectors; (c) a set that includes... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100030778 - Retrieving and sharing electronic documents using paper: In an embodiment of the invention, an electronic document (e-document) can be searched and found by capturing an image of the printed document. Instead of typing in a file name or searching through multiple directories, the user simply takes a picture of the document with a camera and the system... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)
20100030782 - Computer file system driver control method, program thereof, and program recording medium: When a specific file in a file system of an electronic computer (11) is accessed from an application program (4), the access is received in a kernel mode (8) of an OS (3). Then, an access control database (36) comprising filenames in the file system and access methods is referenced... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100030783 - Metadata driven mobile business objects: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for abstracting data in a remote data source. A method operates by defining the data source, defining a data synchronization methodology for communication with the data source, and providing an abstraction layer for accessing data in the data source. The abstraction... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100030781 - Method and apparatus for automatically classifying data: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for automatically classifying data in a database. During operation, the system receives and executes a database operation. Next, the system automatically determines if any data was modified as a result of executing the database operation. If so, for each data item... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle International Corporation C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100030784 - System and method for electronic submission, procurement, and access to highly varied test data: A method and data repository for the delivery, storage, maintenance and controlled access to test data, stored in a centrally administered data repository. The system allows entities to store individual collections of data which may be public or private in keeping with their business needs, while permitting them to have... Agent: Brown & Michaels, PC 400 M & T Bank Building
20100030788 - Automatic temporary address book: In one embodiment, an apparatus may receive meeting information from a meeting database. The apparatus may determine contact information from the meeting information. The apparatus may store the contact information in a temporary contact entry of an address book. A temporary contact entry may be a contact entry stored in... Agent: Indianapolis Office 27879 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100030790 - Data distribution system: There is provided a data distribution system having a distribution device for holding a data file which is a distribution object and a plurality of user terminals, wherein each of the user terminals obtains each of a plurality of file pieces from any of the other user terminals or the... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP
20100030785 - Distributed capture and aggregation of dynamic application usage information: A web-based hosted solution through which application developers create, manage and monitor application usage analytics in an online manner. Preferably, an application under test is one of: application software, a script-enabled web application, or a rich Internet application (RIA). During the development process, a usage monitoring API is integrated into... Agent: David H. Judson
20100030789 - Information management system: An active device attaches a sequential number representing a notification number to update record information for recording an event that data is stored, then notifies a preliminary device of the update record information, and, accumulates the update record information. The active device again makes the notification. The preliminary device monitors... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100030787 - Network coding with last modified dates for p2p web caching: A method may include obtaining a source file at a node in peer-to-peer network and dividing the source file into a plurality of pieces. The pieces of the source file may be encoded using network coding principles. A last-modified-date (LMD) value may be appended to each of the encoded pieces,... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100030786 - System and method for collecting data and evidence: A system and method for collecting evidentiary information from the one or more evidence systems associated with the evidence systems network, storing the evidentiary information collected from the one or more evidence systems associated with the evidence systems network, processing the evidentiary information collected from the one or more evidence... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100030791 - Systems and methods for power aware data storage: A power aware data storage system comprises storage configured to store physical data files, the storage comprising several types of storage that are associated with different access times and power consumption; a storage authority coupled with the storage, the storage authority configured to control uploading of files to the storage,... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100030792 - Method and system for profile control: A system and method may include monitoring communications between a user device, a website, and a behavioral tracking provider, capturing user information transmitted during the monitored communications, analyze the user information to determine one or more relationships between the user device, the websites, and the behavioral tracking provider, and outputting... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100030793 - System and method for loading records into a partitioned database table: An improved system and method for loading records into a partitioned database table is provided. A translation of records may be generated from a set of source partitions to a set of target partitions by generating a bipartite graph, determining a maximal matching using dynamic programming for a chain of... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20100030794 - System and method of updating phone number lists: A method including creating a first set of records associated with a phone number from a database in response to a reference date; creating a second set of records associated with the phone number from the database in response to the first set of records; comparing the first set of... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20100030796 - Efficient column based data encoding for large-scale data storage: The subject disclosure relates to column based data encoding where raw data to be compressed is organized by columns, and then, as first and second layers of reduction of the data size, dictionary encoding and/or value encoding are applied to the data as organized by columns, to create integer sequences... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100030795 - Maintaining referential integrity while masking: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with maintaining referential integrity while masking database columns are described. One example method includes determining a transitive closure for dependency relationships involving a column to be masked and other columns related to the column to be masked through a dependency relationship. The example method... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle
20100030797 - System for compression and storage of data: According to one embodiment, a data storage system includes a storage medium coupled to a compression appliance. The compression appliance is operable to selectively compress data that is stored on the storage medium. The compression appliance selectively compresses the data according to a lower compression threshold and an upper compression... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100030800 - Method and apparatus for generating partitioning keys for a range-partitioned database: A method and apparatus for generating partition keys in an information handling system having a partitioned database. Partition keys are generated by concatenating a partition subrange identifier specifying a subrange of key values and a sequence number specifying a particular key value within a subrange. Partition keys are assigned with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Richard Lau
20100030799 - Method for generating a computer-processed financial tradable index: A method for generating a computer-processed financial tradable index comprising the steps of gathering organizational data, gathering sentiment data, combining the organizational data and the sentiment data and computing a financial tradable index. More specifically, the organizational data is accessed from public data, entity data and third party data and... Agent: Williamson Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20100030803 - Method for generating business intelligence: A method for generating business intelligence comprising the steps of creating a database, contributing data into the database via a computer, assigning numeric values to the data via the computer and calculating scores from the data. The data is selected from agenda, statements, subject types and attributes. The agendum is... Agent: Williamson Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20100030802 - System and method tha allows relational data to be modeled efficiently and synchronized without creating dangling references: Methods and systems to maintain data integrity across a plurality of devices by reducing or preventing dangling references are provided. In one embodiment, all data objects are provided with reference IDs enabling reference to an extant version of an object. In another embodiment, a global synchronization clock per synchronization node... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20100030798 - Systems and methods for tagging emails by discussions: The invention provides for techniques to process and produce email documents. The techniques provide for organizing a first plurality of email documents into a plurality of document groups, reviewing a document group from the plurality of document groups, and associating a review content with the document group. The techniques provide... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100030801 - Table classification device, table classification method, and table classification program: The present invention aims to facilitate integration of databases by classifying a plurality of tables in databases into a group of similar tables. A table classification device 1 includes a semantic classifying unit 20 carrying out classification with considering meanings of columns which form a database and a statistical classifying... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100030804 - Synchronization of locations in real and virtual worlds: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for synchronizing virtual locations to real locations. In one embodiment, data sources are monitored to detect events that affect real locations. A filter specified by an owner of the virtual location may be used to detect keywords indicating events affecting a particular location. In... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100030807 - Linked aircraft reliability and solution analysis system and method: An automated linked aircraft reliability and solution analysis system includes a central database and an aircraft fleet reliability database comprising aircraft fleet reliability data and a service solutions database comprising service solution data connected to the central database. The central database is adapted to link the aircraft fleet reliability data... Agent: Tung & Associates / Randy W. Tung, Esq.
20100030809 - Maintaining large random sample with semi-random append-only operations: Systems and methods are provided for online maintenance, processing, and querying of large random samples of data from a large/infinite data stream. In an illustrative implementation an exemplary computing environment comprises at least one data store, a data storage and management engine operable to process and/or store data according to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100030812 - Method for inserting a contact: The invention relates to a method for inserting a contact, which is defined in a procurement system, into an individual list of contacts for a buyer in the procurement system. In order to insert the contact of a supplier known to a buyer into the list of the buyer automatically,... Agent: Friendrich Von Rohrscheidt
20100030808 - Multimedia architecture for audio and visual content: A multimedia architecture for audio and video content. The architecture includes virtual assets that model, or are associated with, a media presentation and one or more real assets that model, or are associated with, digitally encoded embodiments of the media presentation. The architecture enables automatic selection of content in a... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20100030806 - Presenting addressable media stream with geographic context based on obtaining geographic metadata: In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying, by a device, an addressable video stream selected for viewing by a user of the device; obtaining, by the device, geographic metadata for the addressable video stream in response to the device identifying the addressable video stream, the geographic metadata including a location... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20100030805 - Propagating information from a trust chain processing: A method, system, and computer usable program product for propagating information in a trust chain processing are provided in the illustrative embodiments. Upon a trust client invoking the trust chain processing, a mapped security information is received, the mapped security information being stored in a memory or a data storage... Agent: Ibm Corp. (gig)
20100030810 - Real-time interactive system and method for making and updating changes to infrastructure data: A real-time interactive system and method for updating infrastructure information, and using the same to implement new changes to the infrastructure, can utilize a wireless enabled portable data collection device for capturing infrastructure information in the field at an access interface; an infrastructure information database containing previously recorded infrastructure information,... Agent: Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC C/o Cpa Global
20100030811 - System and method for managing customer address information in electronic commerce using the internet: A system and method for managing customer address information in electronic commerce using the Internet are provided. Customers' detailed address information is received from customer terminals connected over the Internet, a unique address number corresponding to the detailed address information is produced, and the produced unique address number and the... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100030813 - Automatic updating of content included in research documents: Systems and methods for updating a document are provided. A document content updater is configured to determine a web-based source for a section of content that is contained in an electronic document. The document content updater is further configured to determine for the section of content an update that is... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100030815 - Image file management method and image file management apparatus: A method for managing an image file in which a plurality of images each having ancillary information is sequentially included, and in which a main image among the plurality of images is indicated based on the ancillary information of the image stored at a head of the image file, includes... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100030814 - System, method, or apparatus relating to a data structure with a large number of entries: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, devices, and systems associated with a data structure having a large number of entries are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20100030816 - Bursting in a content management system: When a document is checked into a content management system repository, parts of the document may be stored as separate chunks in the repository based on bursting rules associated with that document. These chunks may be associated with chunk-specific bursting rules several levels deep. A granular bursting mechanism processes each... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20100030819 - Method, system and apparatus to seamlessly manage and access files across multiple devices: A method, system and apparatus to seamlessly manage and access files across multiple devices in a network, comprising steps of maintaining a local database in each of the devices, synchronizing the local databases of the devices using transaction logs and sync controller, managing and accessing file(s) among the devices using... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100030817 - Statement categorization and normalization: Systems, methods and computer program products for statement categorization and normalization are described herein. An embodiment includes a statement categorizer and a statement normalizer. The statement categorizer categorizes statements to reduce or even eliminate inconsistencies that may arise between primary and replicate databases as a result of executing certain statements.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100030818 - System and method for applying once a transaction delivered in a message published asynchronously in a distributed database: An improved system and method for applying once a transaction delivered in a message published asynchronously in a distributed database is provided. In various embodiments, apply once messaging may be achieved for asynchronous publication by having a persistent log stored on a messaging server. A messaging server may receive an... Agent: Law Office Of Robert O. Bolan
20100030822 - Data recovery using a minimum number of recovery streams: A data recovery method that uses a minimum number of recovery streams is provided. The method comprises defining a minimum number of recovery streams to be read from during restoration of data from one or more storage volumes in a communication network, wherein the minimum number is determined according to... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [ibm Us]
20100030820 - Reassembling fragmented files or documents in an order-independent manner that ensures each of the fragments belongs to only one reassembled file: Files can be reassembled from fragments by (a) accepting adjacency scores for each pair of fragments from the set of fragments, (b) identifying header fragments from among the fragments of the set of fragments, and (c) for each of the header fragments identified, reconstructing a corresponding one of the two... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100030821 - Systems and methods for preserving auditable records of an electronic device: Embodiments of a system and method for preserving data records of a system comprising a mobile electronic device and a remote log storage configured to store data records corresponding to auditable events. The mobile electronic device comprises memory storage configured to store user data and the user data includes a... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100030823 - Performing a pre-update on a non volatile memory: A method of updating an original version of content to a new version of content, in a non-volatile memory storage device, the method includes: providing a non-volatile content memory storage area arranged to accommodate a full version of content; providing an auxiliary memory area; performing, while at least part of... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis
20100030827 - Distributed virtual storage of portable media files: Storing a file on a virtual file system associated with a portable media drive. The virtual file system includes the portable media drive and allocated storage of a plurality of storage servers. The file is partitioned into a local portion and at least one remote portion. The local portion is... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP
20100030825 - File management system and method: A proposal is made of a file management system and method capable of reliably deleting unnecessary data. In a file management console and method for reading or writing data of a file from or in a first volume, which is provided by a storage device, in response to a request... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100030826 - Production-alternate system including production system for processing transactions and alternate system as a backup system of the production system: The present invention provides an alternate system as a backup system of a production system for processing transactions. The alternate system includes a restoring unit for obtaining, from a storage unit of the production system that stores data including at least one update regarding a transaction processed with the production... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20100030824 - Statement logging in databases: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for logging of data manipulation language (DML) statements are described herein. An embodiment includes a database engine, a replication agent and a replication server which replicates data from the database engine to one or more replicate databases. The database... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100030828 - Determination of index block size and data block size in data sets: A plurality of data sets is maintained, wherein each data set comprises an index block and a plurality of data blocks. An index block size is determined for redefining the plurality of data sets, based on an amount of space left unused in index blocks of the plurality of data... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37Previous industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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