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20100250484 - Profile scanner: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for identifying users of personal computers within a network for the purposes of electronic discovery. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for a tool that accesses the personal computers via the network, locates and queries the profile list on each... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250485 - System for aggregating data and a method for providing the same: A system for aggregating data from a plurality of operational databases, and a method for providing the same, are provided. The system includes a data store storing a collection of pre-defined extraction scripts. The extraction scripts identify data available for extraction from a plurality of operational database products, and including... Agent: Lang Michener
20100250486 - Systems and methods to provide report part via a web service: Some aspects include reception of a selection of a part of a report, the selected report part associated with queries of a semantic layer, and creation of a description of a Web Service call to return contents of the selected report part. In some aspects, a Web Service call associated... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100250487 - Access to line-of-business databases in declarative workflow: A first database and a second database have different schemas. An activity in a workflow accesses a data item in a list by invoking a method in an interface of a list object. The list comprises a collection of data items. Each data item in the list comprises an item... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100250488 - Labeling electronic data in an electronic discovery enterprise system: Embodiments herein disclosed relate to methods, systems and computer program products that provide an enterprise wide e-discovery system configured to search myriad data sources across an enterprise to identify electronic data relevant to a particular data request, harvest the relevant electronic data, filter the electronic data to identify request file... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250489 - Recording medium recording information copying program, information copying device, and information copying method: A non-transitory recording medium recording an information copying program is provided. The information copying program includes a sequence information computation procedure of, when an alteration process is executed on information stored at a copy source storing plural items of information, computing sequence information representing an ordinal rank of the altered... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100250491 - Data replication method and system for database management system: Disclosed is a data replication method in a Database Management System (DBMS). The data replication method includes generating a replication log through a transaction log of a master database to thereby transmit the generated replication log to a distributor, determining a slave host distributing the replication log to thereby distribute... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100250490 - Field filtering: A computing device capable of storing at least one set of data and communicating at least one stored set of data to another device during a data synchronisation operation, the computing device being arranged to determine that a stored data set includes filtered data that is not to be communicated... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100250492 - Network attached storage device and method using same: A network attached storage device comprising a first file system, a first file system driver, a redirection pseudo device driver, a second file system, and a second file system driver. A method using Applicant's network attached storage device to write information to an information storage medium comprising a plurality of... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20100250493 - Using a sparse file as a clone of a file: One embodiment is for using a sparse file as a clone. The method includes creating, by an application associated with a computer system, a snapshot of a file, such as an individual file, a collection of files, file system, directories, and so forth. Further, the method includes requesting, by the... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Law Group PLLC
20100250495 - Backing-up and restoring files including files referenced with multiple file names: Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for backing-up and restoring files including files referenced with multiple file names. Files to backup are determined. A determination is made from the files to backup files referenced with multiple names. An entry is created for each file to backup in... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100250494 - Peripheral device and portable electronic device: A peripheral device and a portable electronic device are disclosed. The peripheral device is capable of being connected with a data processing system, and the peripheral device includes a transmission module, a control module, and a storage module. The transmission module is capable of being connected with the data processing... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100250496 - Nas system and remote copy method: A system including: one or more file systems for storing data; a snapshot producing section for producing snapshots for the file systems based on a pre-scheduled snapshot acquisition time; a remote copy section for remote copying difference data for the snapshots based on pre-scheduled remote copy start times; and a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100250498 - Active email collector: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for electronic discovery and, more particularly, remotely collecting a custodian's data that is stored in one or more network storage areas residing on a network. For example, embodiments of the present invention utilize a collection tool to access... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250497 - Electromagnetic pulse (emp) hardened information infrastructure with extractor, cloud dispersal, secure storage, content analysis and classification and method therefor: A method and system processes data in a distributed computing system to survive an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. The computing system has proximal select content (SC) data stores and geographically distributed distal data stores, all with respective access controls. The data input or put through the computing system is processed... Agent: Robert C. Kain, Jr.
20100250499 - Cloning and recovery of data volumes: Aspects of a data environment, such as the monitoring, backup, and recovery of data stores and instances, are managed using a separate control environment. A monitoring component of the control environment can periodically communicate with the data environment to determine any necessary actions to be performed, such as to recover... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100250500 - Using a heartbeat signal to maintain data consistency for writes to source storage copied to target storage: Provided are a method, system, and program for using a heartbeat signal to maintain data consistency for writes to source storage copied to target storage. A copy relationship associates a source storage and target storage pair, wherein writes received at the source storage are transferred to the target storage. A... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100250503 - Electronic communication data validation in an electronic discovery enterprise system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for an enterprise-wide e-discovery system that provides for validity verification of electronic communications prior to subsequent processing, such as decryption or standardized format conversion.... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250502 - Method and apparatus for contents de-duplication: Exemplary embodiments provide in effect data de-duplication in storage servers without the need to compare every byte of stored data. In one embodiment, a method for providing contents from a content device to a storage device comprises receiving by a storage device a ticket including trade information of a trade... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100250501 - Storage management through adaptive deduplication: One embodiment retrieves a first portion of a plurality of stored objects from at least one storage device. The embodiment further performs a base type deduplication estimation process on the first portion of stored objects. The embodiment still further categorizes the first portion of the plurality of stored objects into... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100250504 - Dynamic integrated database index management: Integral index management for a relational database is provided. Possible index management actions are identified to an administrator, and index management metric thresholds are provided by the administrator. An index metrics collection module automatically collects metric values. An index metrics analysis module automatically determines whether collected metric values satisfy specified... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250505 - Systems and methods for processing data objects: A system and method for processing data objects is provided. The system and method may comprise: a data object database for storing data objects, a transaction document database for storing transaction documents, a fast data provider module configured to provide, upon request from a user interface module, data objects to... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100250506 - Systems and methods for processing data objects: A system and method for processing data objects is provided. The system and method may comprise a user interface module, a fast data provider module, and a transaction provider module, which modules are configured to exchange data and which may be distributed over a plurality of interconnected servers. Data objects... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100250507 - Enumeration of a concurrent data structure: An enumerable concurrent data structure referred to as a concurrent bag is provided. The concurrent bag is accessible by concurrent threads and includes a set of local lists configured as a linked list and a dictionary. The dictionary includes an entry for each local list that identifies the thread that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250508 - Systems and methods for data migration in a clustered file system: Systems and methods for providing more efficient handling of I/O requests for clustered file system data subject to data migration or the like. For instance, exemplary systems can more quickly determine if certain files on primary storage represent actual file data or stub data for recalling file data from secondary... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100250509 - File scanning tool: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved file identification. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for a file scanning tool that receives input related to compromised information in a structured data file and scans databases, servers, systems, or computers throughout a company for origin structured... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250510 - System and method of multimedia content editing: According to a preferred embodiment, there is provided a computer program for use in the creation and editing of multimedia works which provides a much simplified method of selecting and placing multimedia clips, with a length of less than about 20 seconds, into a longer composition. In one preferred embodiment,... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens
20100250513 - Aggregating context data for programmable search engines: Search results are generated using aggregated context data from two or more contexts. When two or more programmable search engines relate to a similar topic, context data associated with the programmable search engines are aggregated. The context is then applied to a query in order to present, in an integrated... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100250511 - Detecting correlations between data representing information: A method for acquiring an interrelation between an item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory and an item of data representing an item of information of a request for an interrelation to the item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20100250514 - Identifying and processing confidential information on network endpoints: An automated method for identifying confidential information may include inputting a search term based on a set of policy rules into a search engine, and causing the search engine to perform a search based on the search term. The method may also include analyzing search results obtained from the search... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100250512 - Search term hit counts in an electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. More specifically, embodiments relate to managing the process for creating search term sets to be applied to electronic data sets associated with a case in an electronic discovery system. A search term management application... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250516 - Method and apparatus for web crawling: A method and system for retrieving data from a webpage is described herein. A scheduler organizes, or rather orders, a group of webpage identifiers according to some predetermined criteria. Based upon this ordering, a fetcher may be configured to fetch data from webpages identified by the identifiers. To promote efficiency... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250515 - Transforming a description of services for web services: One embodiment is a method that receives a description of services desired by a service requestor and then crawls web sites to extract information on services offered by service providers. The extracted information is used to transform the description of services desired by the service requestor into an improved description... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100250517 - System and method for parallel computation of frequency histograms on joined tables: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for the parallel computation of frequency histograms in joined tables is provided. The method includes reading data in a table row-by-row from a database system using a coordinator unit and distributing each read row to separate worker units. Each worker... Agent: Ip Authority, LLC Ramraj Soundararajan
20100250518 - Flexible query hints in a relational database: A flexible query hints system and method for discovering and expressing query hints in a database management system. Embodiments of the flexible query hints system and method include a power hints (Phints) language that enables the specification of constraints to influence a query optimizer. Phints expressions are defined as tree... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250520 - Method for controlling a relational database system: A method for controlling a relational database system, with a query statement comprised of keywords being analyzed, with the RTN being formed of independent RTN building blocks. Each RTN building block has an inner, directed decision graph which is defined independently from the inner, directed decision graphs of the other... Agent: Paul And Paul
20100250521 - Search results output tool: Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media are disclosed for providing a search results output tool. According to an illustrative embodiment, a method receives one or more search results generated by a search engine in response to a user query of a network information source. Each of the search results is... Agent: Boeing (tlg) C/o Toler Law Group
20100250525 - Apparatus for evaluating library: Arrangements to evaluate maintenance easiness of a library on the basis of the number of modeling processes required to create a library shape and the number of modeling processes required to model a product by using the created library shape. Such arrangements include, in part, a library score calculating unit... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100250524 - Ranking algorithm for search box auto-complete: In various exemplary embodiments, a system and associated method for prioritizing search results in an electronic environment is disclosed. The system comprises a communications module to receive a search query from an end-user. The search query includes one or more characters contained within a single TCP packet. A query engine... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100250526 - Search system that uses semantic constructs defined by your social network: A search mechanism that involves receiving input that specifies a search term, e.g., a word or sequence of words. The input is received via a computer network from a user. The search term has an associated meaning that has been defined by the user, one or more members of the... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20100250523 - System and method for learning a ranking model that optimizes a ranking evaluation metric for ranking search results of a search query: An improved system and method for learning a ranking model that optimizes a ranking evaluation metric for ranking search results of a search query is provided. An optimized nDCG ranking model that optimizes an approximation of an average nDCG ranking evaluation metric may be generated from training data through an... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100250522 - Using ontology to order records by relevance: A method for retrieving records in an order of relevance based on a pre-defined domain ontology. The relevance of each result of the search conducted is decided on the basis of the pre-defined domain ontology. The method includes obtaining a search query as an input from the user containing one... Agent: MillerIPGroup, PLC General Motors Corporation
20100250528 - Quicklink selection for navigational query: According to techniques described herein, the best set of quicklinks is picked to maximize the benefits for a majority of the users of a search engine, since the “real estate” on a search results page is constrained and valuable. Quicklinks are navigational shortcuts that are displayed below the website homepage... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100250527 - Sponsored search results re-ranking based on linking associations: A computer-implemented system and methods of re-ranking sponsored search results by a search engine in response to a search query include: retrieving one or more organic search results and a plurality of sponsored search results (“search results”), along with their respective rankings, associated with a search query; determining a degree... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20100250529 - Anticipating interests of an online user: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for identifying intentions related to a user's present intention are provided. The user's present intention may be determined by mapping the user's current actions to a present intent. A related intent may be determined using an intent chain. The intent chain may be generated by... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100250530 - Multi-dimensional algorithm for contextual search: A computer-implemented method can include building a multi-dimensional contextual model, receiving search terms from a user, performing a search based on the search terms and the multi-dimensional contextual model, generating search results based on the search, and visually displaying the search results.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Oracle (oracle)
20100250534 - Document management techniques to account for user-specific patterns in document metadata: Document management techniques to account for user-specific patterns in document metadata are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for facilitating document retrieval may comprise: assigning a first entitlement to a first user for accessing a first plurality of documents; identifying patterns in the first user's creation or modification of metadata... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP
20100250533 - Generating recommendations for content servers: c
20100250535 - Identifying an item based on data associated with the item: There are provided methods and systems to identify an item based on data associated with the item. Information is received that is descriptive of an item to be listed on an information storage and retrieval platform. The information is associated with an aspect-value pair, which is an aspect of the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100250531 - Shared drive data collection tool for an electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for an enterprise wide electronic management server that provides for data to be identified, located, retrieved, preserved, searched, reviewed and produced in an efficient and cost-effective manner across the entire... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250532 - Singular, collective and automated creation of a media guide for online content: Systems and methods are provided in which a content guide includes one or more tags associated with a single user, a group of users or a channel subscribed to by users that enables the retrieval of content for subsequent viewing and which can be supplemented by recommendations and data from... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20100250542 - Data classification method and data classification device: A separation surface set storage part stores information defining a plurality of separation surfaces which separate a feature space into at least one known class region respectively corresponding to at least one known class and an unknown class region. Each of the at least one known class region is separated... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100250543 - Efficient handling of multipart queries against relational data: A query having multiple parts may be processed to form an intermediate results set. This intermediate results set may be partitioned into a plurality of groups. Thereafter, the groups may be sorted into a plurality of containers so that each container contains data sufficient to calculate one requested result in... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20100250538 - Electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery and custodian management. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for an enterprise wide e-discovery system that provides for data to be identified, located, retrieved, preserved, searched, reviewed and produced in an efficient and cost-effective manner across... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250537 - Method and apparatus for classifying a content item: Newly created personal classes can be incorporated into classification of a content item, step 201. A first set of content item are manually classified, step 203 to define the newly created personal class such that the class can be incorporated for automatically classifying further content items.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100250536 - Method for integrating road names and points of interest in source data: The present invention is directed to a method for integrating road names recorded in a source data, particularly comprising steps of merging all interconnected segments having this road name into a user road group and merging these user road groups if they belongs to the same physical road entity. The... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100250540 - Method for managing a relational database of the sql type: unmodifiable tables, for example of WORM, defined as “Write Once Read Many” type managed by the storage engine; each table includes a column of digital counting data called a “timestamp”; each table is partitioned by time intervals; partition files are grouped in subdirectories of a file system, these directories forming... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20100250539 - Shape based picture search: The present application relates to a method for implementing picture search and a website server thereof. A method for implementing picture search includes: classifying, according to keywords in advance in a picture database, corresponding pictures by shape of objects in the pictures, and determining a sample picture for each shape... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100250541 - Targeted document assignments in an electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. More specifically, embodiments relate to computer program products for targeted document review assignments by determining concept-related data groupings within the overall corpus of data associated with a case and assembling the targeted document review... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250544 - Process for organizing multimedia data: A multimedia data organization process, i.e. creation, of a photo album or slideshow, said multimedia data being represented by contingent individuals (14a, 14b, 14c, 14d, 14e, 14f) of an instantiated ontology that in addition to generic individuals (EC, C, F, M, T, A) comprises semantic links between individuals, comprising: —the... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100250545 - Drug fractional system using generic group code and universal drug number and method thereof: A drug classification system using a generic group code and a universal drug number is developed to determine whether the drug comprises a single formulation or a composite formulation using the generic group code, understands an administration type, dose and/or formulation type of the drug, registers a universal drug number... Agent: G W I P S
20100250546 - Method and apparatus for improving bandwidth efficiency in a computer network: A method for operating a server to improve bandwidth efficiency in a computer network is disclosed. The server is operable to transmit files between a memory of the server and destinations on the computer network through a communication link having a finite bandwidth. The files are distinguishable by type and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100250547 - System for automatically generating queries: A method, system and article of manufacture therefor, are disclosed for automatically generating a query from document content.... Agent: Patent Documentation Center Xerox Corporation
20100250552 - Indexing documents according to geographical relevance: A local search engine efficiently indexes documents relevant to a geographical area by indexing, for each document, multiple location identifiers that collectively define an aggregate geographic region. When creating the index, the search engine may determine a set of geographical areas surrounding a geographical area relevant to a document and... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100250548 - Information terminal equipped with content search system: An information terminal equipped with a content search system is provided. The information terminal receives a query from a user, analyzes the query, determines a search type on the basis of the result of the analysis, searches for content items corresponding to the query according to the search type, and... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20100250549 - Storing a variable number of instances of data objects: Described are systems and methods for storing a variable number of instances of data objects (e.g., 1, 2, 3, or up to N-1 instances, where N is the number of instances of the data object included in primary data) in secondary storage across a data storage network. In some examples,... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100250550 - System, method, and data structure for providing access to interrelated sources of information: A system, method, and data structure for storing and accessing interrelated data pertaining to a given subject is disclosed. The system includes a user module and a service module, wherein said service module contains a data storage component. The system facilitates reviewing sources of information that relate to particular subject.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100250551 - Xml data processing system, data processing method and xml data processing control program used for the system: XML analyzer 11 analyzes and decomposes XML data ina into nodes and assigns node identifiers to the nodes to produce XML data inb while creating indexes ix for specifying node identifiers for XML data inb on the basis of XPath expression F. Storage 12 stores XML data inb while index... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100250554 - Adding and processing tags with emotion data: Emotion data is added to tags. The emotion data is generated by a user upon accessing content. The emotion data is obtained from measurable physiological parameters that reflect the user's emotions while accessing the content. The emotion data can be used to provide services.... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice
20100250553 - Data display apparatus, method ,and program: A display apparatus includes: a first memory to store a plurality of contents and pieces of content information including a plurality of elements; an element selector to select at least part of the plural elements correspond to a first content; a determine unit to determine whether or not the selected... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100250559 - Automatic match tuning: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for identifying matches between disparate schemas calculates a degree of similarity between elements of two schemas using each of multiple matching processes. The calculated degrees of similarity are combined using a first weighting vector to produce first combined degrees of similarity. The first... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20100250555 - Calculating web page importance: The page ranking technique described herein employs a Markov Skeleton Mirror Process (MSMP), which is a particular case of Markov Skeleton Processes, to model and calculate page importance scores. Given a web graph and its metadata, the technique builds an MSMP model on the web graph. It first estimates the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250556 - Determining user preference of items based on user ratings and user features: A set of item-item affinities for a plurality of items is determined based on collaborative-filtering techniques. A set of an item's nearest neighbor items based on the set of item-item affinities is determined. A set of user feature-item affinities for the plurality of items and a set of user features... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100250557 - System and method for extracting users of similar interests between various types of web servers: Disclosed herein is a system and method for extracting users of similar interests between various types of web servers. The system includes a user profile vector creation unit, a user similarity calculation unit, and a similar user extraction unit. The user profile vector creation unit collects tag data, performs standardization... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20100250558 - System and method for targeted ad delivery: Systems and associated methods for targeted ad delivery are described. In one aspect, a user profile includes at least one user content category identifier and a user interest score. The user interest score is increased by an amount if the content category identifier of a requested webpage matches the at... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Ference & Associates LLC
20100250560 - Bit string merge sort device, method, and program: To realize a high speed merge sort method by applying a coupled node tree, which method extracts a smallest or largest key from a plurality of sorted key storage areas in each of which is stored keys comprised of bit strings that are sorted, and generates a coupled node tree... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100250561 - Contents display system, contents display method and contents display program: The present invention is directed to a contents display system that arranges an image corresponding to contents in accordance with predetermined attribute information. The contents display system is provided with a contents arrangement means that arranges a contents image corresponding to contents that do not meet a predetermined limitation condition... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100250562 - Recognition of addresses from the body of arbitrary text: A method of analyzing words in an arbitrary text document comprises identifying a candidate name of an inhabited area in an arbitrary text, searching and isolating strings to the left and the right of the candidate name, comparing these strings to a map database comprising addresses containing the candidate name,... Agent: Saile Ackerman LLC
20100250565 - Analytics: Systems and methods for creating an aggregation metric object for use in accelerating data update operations. One or more source objects are identified, a target object is identified, and fields between the one or more source objects and the target object are mapped. Fields in the target object are automatically... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100250566 - Method and computer system for aggregating data from a plurality of operational databases: A method and computer system for aggregating data from a plurality of operational databases are provided. It is determined if a transformation script stored in storage of a computer system has been modified. Delta data extracted from said operational databases and specified by the transformation script is automatically merged and... Agent: Lang Michener
20100250563 - Profiling in a massive parallel processing environment: A computer-implemented method of profiling a data set in a parallel processing environment includes vertically partitioning an initial data set. One or more attribute subsets are then profiled. A list of subjects is generated each corresponding to a specific attribute value identified in the profiling. Values of multiple attributes are... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group P.C. Chad R. Walsh
20100250564 - Translating a comprehension into code for execution on a single instruction, multiple data (simd) execution: A method of translating a comprehension into executable code for execution on a SIMD (Single Instruction, Multiple Data stream) execution unit, includes receiving a user specified comprehension. The comprehension is compiled into a first set of executable code. An intermediate representation is generated based on the first set of executable... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250567 - Sub-mailbox folder hierarchy to represent a separate physical mailbox to a user: Architecture that provides an abstraction of a mailbox store that allows clients to connect to multiple “alternate” mailboxes associated with a single user, exposing the same mechanism used to connect to a user's main mailbox. Beneath this abstraction, support for alternate mailboxes is implemented as a folder hierarchy contained within... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250570 - Apparatus and method for managing presence information in mobile communication system: An apparatus and method for managing presence information in a mobile communication system includes inputting media data to be transmitted to another terminal, confirming presence information that corresponds to the inputted media data in a presence database representing a correspondence relationship between media data and presence information, and requesting a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20100250569 - Apparatus for multimedia integrated retrieval and storage medium storing a multimedia integrated retrieval program: A multimedia integrated retrieval apparatus includes a feature value extracting unit calculating a feature value of single media data; a media information storage unit storing the feature value and storing composite media data in association with the single media data; a retrieval processing unit identifying other pieces of single media... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100250568 - Method for installing a web package within a manufacturing executing system: A method enables the administration of resources (content) in web packages. By automatically adding a prefix to the resource name causing a name conflict, even resources having the same name can be handled when installing a new web package by the virtual file system mapping the resources to which a... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100250571 - System and method for an orthopedic dynamic data repository and registry for range: At least one embodiment is directed to a system (1100) to generate an orthopedic dynamic data repository and registry (2214). The system (1100) can measure a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system and align at least one of the surfaces to a mechanical axis intra-operatively. The system (1100) comprises disposable sensors... Agent: Orthosensor, Inc.
20100250572 - Data continuous sql process: One embodiment is a method that repeatedly triggers a User Defined Function (UDF) that generates a data stream. A data continuous Structured Query Language (SQL) query is applied to the data stream to construct a data continuous SQL process (DCSP) which executes in a database.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100250573 - Search term management in an electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. More specifically, embodiments relate to managing the process for creating search term sets to be applied to electronic data sets associated with a case in an electronic discovery system. A search term management application... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250576 - Execution of semantic queries using rule expansion: A semantic query may refer to a logical rule, where the rule is defined in terms of constituent expressions. In order to execute the semantic query efficiently, occurrences of the rule may be expanded by replacing the rule with its constituent expressions. Expansion may be performed repeatedly, until only grounded... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250575 - Query throttling during query translation: A computer determines whether an original query expressed in an initial query language includes clauses unsupported by a target query language. If so, the computer separates the original query into a client-side query and one or more server-side queries. The computer then determines whether the client-side query is efficient. If... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100250577 - Translation system and method for sparql queries: A computer-implemented system and method for translating a SPARQL query. The system includes: a parser/lexer for parsing the SPARQL query; a hidden negative pattern detector for detecting a hidden negative pattern in the parsed SPARQL query; a hidden negative pattern translator for translating the detected hidden negative pattern into an... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100250574 - User dictionary term criteria conditions: Techniques are disclosed for processing an abstract query which includes a dictionary term criteria condition. The dictionary term criteria condition is used to specify a set of one or more keywords, each of which should appear in a distinct document (of a defined set of documents) in order for the... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100250578 - System and method for conducting a profile based search: The present invention provides a method and system for conducting a profile based search. The method and system includes receiving a search request including one or more search terms from a user, parsing the search request into categorical verticals, determining search refinement data relative to the categorical verticals, the search... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20100250585 - Context based video finder: Embodiments of the invention relate to a method for video retrieval by providing a first audio video file, determining a first identifier of a first piece of music in the first audio video file, looking up for the first identifier first meta data in a music database, in which said... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100250588 - Image searching system and image searching method: In an image searching system, a camera 100 stores plural pieces of image data including an object image, each data associated with a shooting orientation and feature information, and has a controller 42 for selecting specific image data from the plural pieces of image data and searching for similar image... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100250584 - Method and apparatus in a database system: A method and a telecommunication database system for facilitating modifications in the database and the handling of data queries. The database comprises an original dataset with data entries containing original data for different objects, and at least one auxiliary dataset with data entries containing updated data for at least some... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100250586 - Method and system for creating a concept-object database: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to acquiring information from the worldwide web, organizing information acquired from the worldwide web, and using the acquired and organized information to facilitate web-page searching, web-page browsing, and other worldwide-web-based activities. In one embodiment of the present invention, a database of concept objects... Agent: Olympic Patent Works PLLC
20100250587 - Method for operating a portable mobile internet media recorder: Media data of a media track streamed by an Internet media source are checked for at least one specific media characteristic. This can be done either by the software of the media recorder or, preferably, by the monitoring station. Upon finding the specific media characteristic the media data of the... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20100250579 - Recalling spam email or viruses from inboxes: A method for operating an apparatus to recall email which has already passed through a spam filter to user mailboxes. An apparatus stores a highly efficient database for a brief period of time after an email is received, filtered, and transmitted to an email server. Message id, recipient, connecting IP... Agent: Patentry
20100250580 - Searching documents using a dynamically defined ignore string: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for searching a plurality of documents using a dynamically defined ignore string. The ignore string may be specified by a user. An overlay index may be generated over the plurality of documents. The overlay index may include a posting list for each... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20100250583 - Social network query and response system to locate subject matter expertise: A method for identifying a person who possesses the expertise in a specific subject matter, wherein the method comprises receiving a query and criteria from a first user and, transmitting a request to a server. Upon receiving the request, the server selects a second user from the first user's contacts... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20100250581 - System and method of displaying images based on environmental conditions: In one aspect, the system and method provides a modified image in response to a request for a street level image at a particular location, wherein the previously captured image is modified to illustrate the current conditions at the requested location. By way of example only, the system and method... Agent: Google Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP
20100250582 - Systems, methods, and software for searching and retrieving fact-centric documents: One exemplary system receives a user query containing at least one fact and normalizes that query into a query footprint. Within the information-retrieval system, each document has a pre-computed document footprint. The document footprint can take into account the facts and/or anchor terms and their relationships to other facts, anchor... Agent: Thomson Reuters C/o Intellectual Property Dept. Attn: Michelle Chang
20100250591 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing access to metadata for an identified resource: In another aspect, an update message identifying a resource and a metadata-schema domain is received. A record associating the resource and domain is updated. A response including an accessor based on the domain for accessing the metadata for the resource identified by the metadata access request is generated and transmitted... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC
20100250593 - Node device, information communication system, method for managing content data, and computer readable medium: A node device communicates with a plurality of node devices via a network. The node device includes a first obtaining unit that obtains search information for searching the content data stored in at least one node device, and a particular determination unit that applies a predetermined rule to determine whether... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20100250594 - Node device, information communication system, method for retrieving content data, and computer readable medium: A node device connected to other node devices has a particular obtaining unit that obtains search information including, a first determination unit that applies a predetermined rule to determine whether the search information obtained by the particular obtaining unit is required to be stored in the node device. The node... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20100250590 - System and method for managing energy: A system for managing energy, comprising a digital exchange with a communications interface adapted to allow connections from remote users over a data network, wherein the digital exchange receives preferences from a plurality of exchange participants and these preferences are used at least in part to create response profiles relevant... Agent: Brian R. Galvin
20100250589 - Tree structured p2p overlay database system: A system and methods to construct and maintain a balanced-tree overlay network are used to host distributed databases. As overlay nodes can detach from and re-attach to an overlay unpredictably, overlay protocols must maintain the overlay tree properly to minimize communication overheads associated with store and retrieval operations of the... Agent: Wei Kang Tsai
20100250592 - Unifying web and phone presence: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a computer-implemented method that includes obtaining, at a computer system, a plurality of contact identifiers for a computer account holder, wherein the identifiers represent a plurality of different communication modes; identifying a handle for the account holder,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100250595 - Computer systems and methods for facilitating adoption: Disclosed is a data store for use by a first and second class of adoption participants having access privileges. A query is initiated for a first member of the first class or a second member of the second class upon access privilege verification. When for the first member, the query... Agent: Jones Day
20100250596 - Methods and apparatus for identifying conditional functional dependencies: Methods and apparatus are provided for discovering minimal conditional functional dependencies (CFDs). CFDs extend functional dependencies by supporting patterns of semantically related constants, and can be used as rules for cleaning relational data. A disclosed CFDMiner algorithm, based on techniques for mining closed itemsets, discovers constant minimal CFDs. A disclosed... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100250597 - Modeling semantic and structure of threaded discussions: A simultaneous semantic and structure threaded discussion modeling system and method for generating a model of a discussion thread and using the model to mine data from the discussion thread. Embodiments of the system and method generate a model that contains both semantic terms and structure terms. The model simultaneously... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250598 - Graph based re-composition of document fragments for name entity recognition under exploitation of enterprise databases: In one embodiment, the system includes a set of documents, each document containing text or unstructured data. The system also includes a database storage unit that stores a set of predefined entities, wherein each entity contains a set of attributes. Further, the system includes a processor to identify a plurality... Agent: Sap Ag
20100250601 - Image search device and image search method: The image search device includes: a degree-of-association database (102) which stores degrees of association between images; an input unit (103) which receives a first image and a second image; an interpolation range computing unit (104) which computes interpolation range including first photographing location of the first image and second photographing... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100250599 - Method and apparatus for integration of community-provided place data: An approach is provided for integrating place metadata provided by a community of metadata builders, including receiving registration data that indicates one or more values for a corresponding one or more attributes that describe a place. A place is associated with a geographic location. Providing an indication of match between... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100250600 - Small molecule mimetics of erythropoietin: The invention features computer-assisted methods for identifying molecules which will bind to the EPO receptor and act as an erythropoietin (EPO) mimetic. Preferred EPO mimetics identified using the method of the invention act as agonists of the EPO receptor in one or more in vitro or in vivo biological assays... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100250602 - Computer storage apparatus for multi-tiered data security: A computer storage apparatus. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes: (1) primary file storage, (2) a controller coupled to said primary file storage and configured to provide an interface by which data is communicated therewith, (3) formula/offset file storage coupled to said controller and configured to store at least one... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.
20100250603 - System and method of performing risk analysis using a portal: In one embodiment the present invention includes a system and method of performing risk analysis on a portal. In one embodiment, risk analysis software sends requests for user information and user authorization data to an agent. The agent may be coupled to a portal and may generate queries for accessing... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group P.C. Chad R. Walsh
20100250604 - Method for processing data access in an information management system and related information management system: A method for processing data access in an information management system is disclosed. The information management system includes a plurality of servers and a database. According to the method, a user device connects to a first server. When an access command received from the user device cannot be processed by... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100250605 - Method and apparatus for social trust networks on messaging platforms: A social trust network is implemented in combination with a communication network capable of monitoring one or more parameters of communications. The social trust network includes a database containing trust data and possibly profiles of respective entities can be searched to return identities of entities such as subject matter experts... Agent: Whitham, Curtis,christofferson & Cook, P.C. (ibm)
20100250606 - Network-based processing of data requests for contact information: A system, method and computer-readable media for managing contact information via a network-based interface. A network resource transmits a data request to a contact information processing service. The contact information processing service processes the data request in accordance with the parameters included in the data request and information maintained by... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100250607 - Personal information management apparatus and personal information management method: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method that prevents personal information, which is provided from a user to a website when the user joins the website, from being illegally used. The user uses a reliable website where the personal information can be reliably managed and then stores the... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20100250608 - Creation and management of multi-tenant application services: Systems and methods for providing application services to multiple tenants are provided. A data model is received from a new tenant. A database specific to the new tenant is created and stored in memory. The database may include one or more metadata tables. Other databases, each associated with another tenant,... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20100250609 - Extending collaboration capabilities to external data: A computing device includes instructions that, when executed by a processing unit, cause the processing unit to: create a business data catalog module that accesses and manipulates data residing on an internal data store and an external data store, wherein the business data catalog module receives a request for data,... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100250610 - Structured document management device and method: An index creating unit divides text information into words and creates index information associated with schema identification information and identification information for each of the words divided. When the number of pieces of the index information stored in a file format exceeds a threshold, an index analyzing unit analyzes a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100250611 - Storing hierarchical data to enable paging: A method and apparatus for performing a paging operation on a tree having a plurality of nodes is provided. A preorder number and a subtree size are maintained in a machine-readable medium for each of the plurality of nodes of the tree. The preorder number associated with a particular node... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP
20100250612 - System and method for queue management: A system and method for managing a queue may receive a selection of an image, symbol, or avatar from a user. The user may be associated with the selected image, which may provide an anonymous connection to the user. The selected image may be used to display a status of... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20100250613 - Query processing using arrays: A method of processing a query includes receiving a language integrated query including at least one operator, and operating on an input array with the at least one operator. An output array is generated by the at least one operator based on the operation on the input array.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100250614 - Storing and searching encoded data: Systems and methods are disclosed for creating indexes of content and searching those indexes. The indexes include byte arrays. The byte array fields may be chosen to facilitate searching at the byte array level. During a search operation, potential matches may be eliminated based on values in the byte array.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20100250616 - Memorabilia registry system: A memorabilia registry system in which information regarding an item, such as the signer, a list of all signers, or authentication of signature, is initially entered into the registry with a time stamp and additional information about the item may also be added over the life of the item. The... Agent: Dubois, Bryant, Campbell & Schwartz, LLP
20100250617 - Photo-based virtual world creation system for non-professional volunteers: An image database device which stores images shot by a lot of people who have freely participated to generate a photo-based virtual world. An image database device receives images shot by a plurality of users through communication over a network. The received image has a shooting position represented by common... Agent: Law Office Of Ido Tuchman (yor)
20100250615 - Systems and methods for differentiating and associating multiple drawings in a cad environment: Systems and methods for facilitating CAD design of one or more structures by automatically categorizing and/or associating multiple drawings without pre-existing knowledge as to the type of drawings being categorized. In some examples, a computing system receives a set of CAD drawings from a third-party, and a host manager automatically... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100250622 - method of automatically generating an ssd file: s
20100250621 - Financial-analysis support apparatus and financial-analysis support method: A financial-analysis support apparatus compares XBRL data to be processed with a mapping creation taxonomy in which account items to be summarized are defined; if a new account item is added to the XBRL data, extracts a higher-level account item including the new account item as a low-level account item;... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100250618 - Methods and systems for building, managing and sharing a digital identity of a user over a social network: There is provided a method for building a digital identity of a user over a social network comprising: receiving profile attributes associated with a user; generating a plurality of digital booklets comprising digital information associated with the attributes; updating the booklets over time; and tracking and cataloguing the booklets over... Agent: Brouillette & Partners
20100250620 - One click creation of linkages between master data records: A method and system for creating interrecord relationships between master data records stored in a relational database are provided. The method includes receiving information for a first master data record from a user, searching a plurality of master data records in the relational database for candidates that have a potential... Agent: Sughrue Mion PLLC Uspto Customer No With Ibm/svl
20100250619 - Systems and methods for cross-street identification: Aspects of the invention relate to the use of electronic maps and providing information about intersecting streets. A given region of interest on a map may include any number of features. Features of interest, including road segments and intersections, can be filtered to remove non-street data. The results may be... Agent: Google Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP
20100250623 - Generic editor for databases: Facilitating generic database editing to allow for data to be received from a user for entry into a database without requiring the data to conform to schema constraints for the database. A method includes examining a first schema for a first database. The first schema including a first set of... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100250624 - Source-to-processing file conversion in an electronic discovery enterprise system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. Embodiments herein disclosed provide for an enterprise-wide e-discovery system that provides for source-to-processing file conversion of electronic communications and, in some embodiments, decryption of encrypted electronic communication entries for the purpose of efficiently processing... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100250625 - Object-relational mapping with dynamic relational schemas: In an embodiment, a generic database application of a computer system receives a portion of input data from a database. The generic database application can communicate with the database using a variety of different database schemas. The generic database application of the computer system infers a portion of ORM metadata... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100250627 - storage system and a file layer management method: A file server holding tag information representative of file contents and an access frequency of each file calculates a tag rating from the access frequency of each file and calculates a file rating from the tag rating affixed to the file. It controls to place a file having a high... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100250628 - Identity confidence framework: An Identity Confidence Framework is a method for determining the confidence that each of various identity elements pertain to the same person.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100250626 - Storage apparatus and its file control method and storage system: Decrease in the write speed is prevented even when overwriting the entire file. When a NAS apparatus receives a file size change request from a computer as an access request source for changing the size of a file, the NAS apparatus creates a new file related to the file in... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100250629 - Memory management method and computer: A memory management method is provided to manage a memory in which areas of a garbage collected Java heap memory and a non-garbage collected external heap memory can be secured, by using a program executed by a processor in a computer. If it is judged that there is no reference... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100250632 - Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus that enhances reliability for complete deletion while shortening response time required for the next process to become executable. A request for deletion of a data file stored in a nonvolatile storage medium is issued. Based on the issuance of the deletion request, data composition information is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100250631 - Information processor, electronic file managing device, electronic file managing system, and computer readable medium: An information processor is provided, the information processor including: a layered attribute obtaining unit that obtains layered attribute information related to a storing position where an electronic file is stored; and a transmitting unit that transmits the layered attribute information obtained by the layered attribute obtaining unit to an electronic... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100250630 - Method and apparatus for deploying virtual hard disk to storage system: Exemplary embodiments of the invention provide a solution to deploy a virtual hard disk (VHD) to virtual device with maximizing capacity efficiency and data access performance by making the allocation unit size of virtual device the same as that of the VHD. In one embodiment, a method of deploying a... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100250633 - Systems and methods for storage of notification messages in iso base media file format: Systems and methods for storing notification messages in an ISO base media file are provided, where different transport cases when notification messages are to be stored are addressed. The systems and methods enable the linking of notification message parts delivered over RTP with other parts of a notification message carried... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100250634 - File server system and file management method: A management policy is given to a predetermined storage area by an administrator or a predetermined end user of end users as users of a plurality of client terminals. At this time, a file server generates a setting file in which the management policy is written, to set in a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen09/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20100241611 - System and method for interactively collaborating within a secure online social networking community: Interactive collaboration within a secure, server-based social networking community integrated with a secured document management system includes at least one of a plurality of professional functionalities and a plurality of integrative functionalities to members having a member virtual identity within the community. Members may assemble into a network of members... Agent: Zuber & Taillieu LLP
20100241612 - Method, system and apparatus for managing media files: According to embodiments described in the specification, a method, system and apparatus are provided for managing media files on a mobile electronic device comprising a processor, a display, a memory and an input device. The method comprises storing in the memory a plurality of device library elements each associated with... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100241613 - Co-operative locking between multiple independent owners of data space: Locking allocated data space is disclosed. An indication is received that certain previous version data is required to be retained. A map of metadata records, each associated with a journaling process write of previous version data which write includes previous version data required to be retained, is built. In some... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20100241614 - Device and method for enabling long-lived snapshots: Decreasing disk costs make it possible to take frequent snapshots of past storage system states and retain them for a long duration. Existing snapshot approaches offer no satisfactory solution to long-lived snapshots. Split snapshots are an approach that is promising because it does not disrupt the current state storage system... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20100241615 - Mitigation of obsolescence for archival services: The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can determine costs associated with updating file formats. In particular, the architecture can interface with a network-accessible data storage service in order to determine a cost-benefit to the data storage service for a wide variety of conversion scenarios applicable to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241616 - Perpetual archival of data: The claimed subject matter relates to a network-accessible, online data archival service with a data store for archiving data for clients of the archival service. The archival service can include an architecture that can facilitate perpetual sustainability and accessibility of data by conforming to a model. In particular, the model... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241617 - Virtual safe deposit box for perpetual digital archival: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates employing a safe deposit box that allows perpetual archiving of data. An online safe deposit box can store a portion of data, wherein the online safe deposit box is hosted by a data storage service provider. An archival... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241618 - Method for restoring data from a monolithic backup: A computer system and methods for restoring data from a copy of a database file. The method includes receiving a request to restore an item from the copy of the database file. The item includes a file and associated context information describing the file in a first intranet portal application... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert, Goetzel/symantec
20100241619 - Backup apparatus with higher security and lower network bandwidth consumption: A system for more secure, more efficient, more widely applicable backup, retention, and retrieval of data. An apparatus comprising improved means for de-duplication of data and securely storing data remotely with efficient retention and recovery. A method comprising disassembling data objects, efficiently de-duplicating, securely storing and retrieving backups in shared... Agent: Patentry
20100241620 - Apparatus and method for document processing: A computer implemented document processor comprising: an information capture module configured with an interface to multiple document sources and to capture a plurality of data elements from documents sourced; an interface for receiving objectives and/or criteria; an information processor comprising an assessment module operable to analyse and assess a current... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100241621 - Scheduler for search engine crawler: A scheduler for a search engine crawler includes a history log containing document identifiers (e.g., URLs) corresponding to documents (e.g., web pages) on a network (e.g., Internet). The scheduler is configured to process each document identifier in a set of the document identifiers by determining a content change frequency of... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20100241622 - Method and apparatus for query processing: An n-gram based query processing apparatus and method are provided. A query processing is performed using only a portion of n-grams out of all n-grams with respect to the search key. A candidate set of documents having a possibility of including the search key is extracted using a posting list... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100241623 - User generated notes integrated with location-based application: A system and method are disclosed for displaying geographically and/or temporally relevant multimedia notes on a mobile client device. The user creates a multimedia note through the mobile client device and transmits the note to the server. The server publishes the note and when the note becomes geographically and/or temporally... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100241624 - Presenting search results ordered using user preferences: Systems and methods for presenting search results ordered, at least in part, based upon indicated user preferences are provided. User preferences for one potential search result over another that are free of position bias are obtained utilizing random relative order interchange of juxtaposed, ranked search results. Upon receipt of a... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100241625 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on user preference information extracted from an aggregate preference signature: A method of selecting and presenting content based on inferred user preferences is provided. The method includes providing a set of content items having associated descriptive terms and receiving search inputs from an input device and presenting a corresponding subset of content items. The method includes receiving selection actions of... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20100241626 - Cybertag for linking information to digital object in image contents, and contents processing device, method and system using the same: A CyberTAG for linking information to a digital object in an image contents, and an image contents display device, a method and a system using the same are provided. The CyberTAG includes: a tag ID field which serves to identify the digital object in the image contents and to link... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20100241627 - Information retrieval apparatus: An information retrieval device includes an input operation unit that can input a character through an operation of a user, a database that stores data of a plurality of character strings beforehand, an information extraction unit that checks a character string inputted by the input operation unit with the data... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20100241630 - Methods for indexing and retrieving information: A preferred method for providing an indexing methodology, an index table and method for retrieving information are disclosed. In a preferred method, an association between a plurality of word elements from a first data corpus such as a query is identified through an identification information such as a number. Then,... Agent: Frank John Williams
20100241631 - Methods for indexing and retrieving information: A preferred method for providing an indexing methodology, an index table and method for retrieving information are disclosed. In a preferred method, an association between a plurality of word elements from a first data corpus such as a query is identified. Then, a preferred index table comprising additional information for... Agent: Frank John Williams
20100241629 - System and methods for database distribution and querying over key-based scalable storage: A system includes one or more application nodes sending SQL queries to one or more query execution nodes. Each query execution node translates the SQL queries into key-based requests to the storage engine, which comprises one or more storage nodes. The system provides an abstraction layer with an external schema... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20100241628 - User generated image facades on virtual 3d structures displays on mobile platforms for mobile users: The present invention relates to the creation of user's generated elements for 3D virtual reality scenery for navigating users on computing devices. The present invention allows for an efficient gathering of content such as images of structures such as buildings external and/or internal facades by the users computing devices and... Agent: Isaac Levanon
20100241632 - Systems and methods of directory entry encodings: In general, the invention relates to supporting multiple different character encodings in the same file system. In one embodiment, a method is provided for filename lookup that supports multiple character encodings. The method comprises storing filename data in a first character encoding into an indexed data structure. The method further... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100241634 - Method and system of ranking transaction channels associated with real world identities, based on their attributes and preferences: A method and system for ranking transaction channels, for enabling transactions between two or more real world identities within one or more networks is provided. The real world identities have various transaction channels associated with them. Relationships between the real world identities and contexts are asserted by the identities, and... Agent: Lester H. Birnbaum
20100241633 - Method for classifying web pages and organising corresponding contents: A method for classifying Web pages and organising their contents comprises a recording step of a plurality of Internet addresses, comprising executions of a plurality of automatic recording processes of the plurality of Internet addresses, and a selection step, for setting a corresponding pertinence value to said plurality of Internet... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20100241636 - E-mail response system: A method includes receiving, at a message processing system that includes a processor and a memory, a message from an originator. The message includes content related to a particular service of a plurality of services. The method includes selecting a set of potential responses to the message at the message... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20100241635 - System and method for quantifying and calculating the difference between occupations: Described is a system and method for quantifying and calculating a similarity between two occupations utilizing information provided by the Occupational Information Network (“the O*NET). More specifically, the system is in communication with the O*NET, which rates a plurality of occupations in terms of a plurality of quantifying values. The... Agent: Pitts And Brittian P C
20100241638 - Sorting contacts: A method, computer program product, and computing system for sorting contacts is provided. The method may include sorting a group of contacts within an address field of a message based upon, at least in part, a selected hierarchy. The method may also include displaying said group of contacts at a... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20100241637 - Systems and methods for managing foreign key constraints: Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include generating, via a processor, an entity relationship model to indicate a plurality of types of relationships between the entities, determining relationships between the database tables corresponding to the entities by using the entity relationship model, wherein the database tables are stored... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20100241639 - Apparatus and methods for concept-centric information extraction: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for extracting (or annotating) structured information from web content. Web content of interest from a particular domain is represented as one or more tree instances having a plurality of branching nodes that each correspond to a web object such that the tree instances correspond to... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20100241640 - Methods of populating data structures for use in evolutionary simulations: In particular, this invention provides novel methods of populating data structures for use in evolutionary modeling. In particular, this invention provides methods of populating a data structure with a plurality of character strings. The methods involve encoding two or more biological molecules into character strings to provide a collection of... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20100241641 - View mechanism for data security, privacy and utilization: A machine-implemented method and machine-readable media for transforming sensitive data in a database is provided. Sensitive data in the database are transformed based on a query context of a query. The query may also be transformed. The transformed query may be applied against the transformed sensitive data to construct a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100241643 - Magnetic disk device and metadata management system: According to one embodiment, a magnetic disk device includes: a recording medium configured to record a plurality of metadata items for each of search data items, the metadata items being related to information of the search data items; a management module configured to manage, for each of the metadata items,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100241642 - Multiple form population system and method: A method for populating a form includes storing differing forms in a database, each form having at least one information location for entering an item of user information, selecting a first form to provide a first selected form, and entering an item of user information into the information location to... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.
20100241644 - Graph queries of information in relational database: In one example, information may be stored in a relational database. The information in the database may define a graph, in the sense that the information may define a set of entities and relations between the entities. A user may want to query the information using a graph-based query language.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241645 - Method and system for integrating personal information search and interaction on web/desktop applications: A system for integrating personal information search and interaction on web and desktop applications comprises enabling a user-interface (UI) component of an application for the entry of a query the UI component associated with context information. Entry of the query based on a natural language grammar is parsed to determine... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20100241646 - System and method of massively parallel data processing: A system and method of massively parallel data processing are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes generating an interpretation of a customizable database request which includes an extensible computer process and providing an input guidance to available processors of an available computing environment. The method further includes automatically distributing... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.
20100241647 - Context-aware query recommendations: Described is a search-related technology in which context information regarding a user's prior search actions is used in making query recommendations for a current user action, such as a query or click. To determine whether each set or subset of context information is relevant to the user action, data obtained... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241648 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus which executes a predetermined image processing using a data file stored in a data storage device. The image processing apparatus includes: an external interface unit that detachably connects with the data storage device; an input unit that accepts a setting input for a setup item relating... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100241649 - Data access using multilevel selectors and contextual assistance: A method and system to derive association-explicit metadata, about a target data collection, that is useful to facilitate access and searching of the data collection, regardless of the organizational structure of the collection. The metadata may be generated to comprise DetailSelectors describing lowest level data elements; groups thereof that provide... Agent: Jaquez & Associates
20100241655 - Apparatus for and method of transmitting sensing data of sensor node for proactive data filtering in wireless sensor network: An apparatus for and a method of transmitting sensing data of a sensor node for proactive data filtering in a wireless sensor network are provided. In the apparatus and method, a request query of sensing data and timer parameters are received, local sensing data sensed in the sensor node in... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100241656 - Data management system and data management method: A file system transfer designation section for transferring the file system matching with file system transfer rules from the first volume of the first storage apparatus to the second volume of the second storage apparatus based on the first file system transfer rules, a file system storage information manager for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100241650 - Image-based indexing in a network-based marketplace: A method and system to index and search item listings in a network-based publication system, such as a network-based marketplace. For example, a listing query may be received from a user, the listing query including a query image. The query image may then be processed to generate a plurality of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100241653 - Information providing apparatus, information providing method, and information providing program embodied on computer readable medium: In order to automatically enrich the contents of presentation, MFP includes a display control portion for outputting presentation data for display, a specifying instruction accepting portion for accepting an instruction for specifying part of the presentation data, a related information search portion for searching for related information related to a... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100241657 - Presentation generator: A presentation generator may access one or more data sources structured into data fields. The user may create or modify a template by inserting one or more tags corresponding to data fields in the template. The template may also have one or more processing instructions for indicating the data sources... Agent: Accenture/finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
20100241651 - Processing of files for electronic content management: A file is received by for online storage and processing. Prior to storing, the file is bifurcated into content data and metadata for separate processing. The content data from uploaded files can be converted from a native format to a common format, and stored in a data store. The metadata... Agent: Schein & Cai LLP James Cai
20100241658 - System and method for accessing electronic data via an image search engine: The present invention provides a system and method for accessing electronic data through entry of images as queries in search engine. The system uses various image capturing devices and communication devices to capture images and enter them into image database. Image recognition techniques encode images in a computer readable format.... Agent: Ward & Olivo
20100241652 - System and method for synchronizing password-protected information across an arbitrary set of networks: Network information is stored for different services in different private databases. Users of a particular service may search, through documented APIs, web interfaces, or other means, that service's database for social network information, typically providing account credentials to authenticate themselves in order to gain search results. This invention enables users... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (baltimore) Attn: Patent Docket Clerk
20100241654 - Virtualized data storage system optimizations: Virtual storage arrays consolidate branch data storage at data centers connected via wide area networks. Virtual storage arrays appear to storage clients as local data storage; however, virtual storage arrays actually store data at the data center. Virtual storage arrays overcome bandwidth and latency limitations of the wide area network... Agent: General - Law Office Of Jonathan Hollander PC
20100241661 - Access to data stored in a file system: Presented is a method of operating a server to enable a client to access data stored by a file system. The method comprises: receiving from the client a request to perform an operation on the data; instructing the file system to perform a preliminary metadata operation and, before the metadata-operation... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100241662 - Method and apparatus formatting information within a directory tree structure into an encyclopedia-like entry: Method and apparatus for formatting information within a directory tree structure into an encyclopedia-like entry. The method includes performing a search by utilizing a selective one or more search methodologies including keyword search, hierarchical search, dichotomous key search, and parametric search to correlate a search criteria to a searchable database... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100241663 - Providing content items selected based on context: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that provide content items selected based on context are provided. Contextual indicators associated with a user are identified and utilized to determine one or more content items that the user is likely to desire to access at a particular... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100241660 - Retrieval of metadata for peripheral devices: Techniques whereby a client computer may request metadata relating to a peripheral device from one or more server computers are provided. Upon connecting to a peripheral device, the client computer receives information identifying the device, and generates a query, using the received information, for metadata relating to the device. The... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100241659 - Single library for all media content: Particular embodiments generally relate to using a single library that allows users to view media content located on a plurality of devices. In one embodiment, an interface allows a user to view content stored on multiple devices. Information may be received for a plurality of content stored on a plurality... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20100241664 - Smart web pages provisioning system and method for mobile devices: A system, method and computer program product for automatically creating enhanced content for communication devices when a voic call is established between two or more communication devices The method includes providing, to a server device in association with the communications network, the called party phone number and generating a data... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100241665 - Dna matching: A method of searching a computer database containing a plurality of stored DNA profiles is provided. The method involves generating a search profile formed of two or more allele identities for each of one or more loci, at least one of the allele identities having a limited range of values,... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100241666 - Music conceptual data processing method, video display device, and music conceptual data processing server: According to one embodiment, an embodiment of the present invention has following elements. A data file stores a plurality of pieces of destination information and a plurality of pieces of lexicon classification node information. The destination information indicates a region where a video is provided, and the lexicon classification node... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100241667 - Unified file access across multiple protocols: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to construct a file system tree that includes files to be accessed according to a plurality of custom access control list (ACL) access mechanisms registered by a corresponding plurality of applications, or a default ACL access mechanism. To access the files, metadata can be... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100241668 - Local computer account management at domain level: A domain level database containing domain user permission settings may contain local device permission settings for domain users. For each of the local devices attached to the domain, a client service may periodically query the domain database and receive local permission settings for individual domain users. The local permission settings... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241670 - Database methods and apparatus: An apparatus having a computer-implemented database controller module, a computer-implemented database module, and a computer-implemented database query module. Software and/or firmware that is/are included in computer-implemented database controller module is/are configured to enter baseline data into the computer-implemented database module and to enter changes into the computer-implemented database module using... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100241669 - Updating data-consuming entities: This document describes tools capable of updating data-consuming entities. These tools allow a developer of an application to use data binding to update data-consuming entities without the need to write custom code.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241672 - Database application including spilt views: A database application is provided which includes functionality for providing split views. The database application includes an object model having a number of objects, methods, and properties. The object model preferably includes a form object which includes a split view representation. A number of properties are associated with the split... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241671 - Mode of operation, data model, and system: The present invention relates to a method for the storage and accessing of data in a data model, comprising steps for: providing a data processing environment; providing the data model; providing access to one or more of the computer systems that can be mutually linked, where the data model comprises:... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100241674 - Method and apparatus for process design: A process is managed by creating a future revision of a base. Data are input into the future revision of the base. The future revision of the base is made current, revising the base. A control tracks the authorization of the base revision, storing the authorization of the future revision... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20100241673 - Virtualized data storage system architecture: Virtual storage arrays consolidate branch data storage at data centers connected via wide area networks. Virtual storage arrays appear to storage clients as local data storage; however, virtual storage arrays actually store data at the data center. The virtual storage arrays overcomes bandwidth and latency limitations of the wide area... Agent: General - Law Office Of Jonathan Hollander PC
20100241675 - Breaking a circular reference between parent and child objects: Architecture that automatically breaks the circular reference between objects without any different logic by introducing a helper object called a child object container. The child object is contained within the container object and both share a reference counter. The parent object holds a strong reference to the container object. When... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241676 - Selective durability in a directory database: Selective durability in a directory database is presented. A directory database that provides durability processing includes a mechanism where selective attributes for directory resources can turn durability processing off. So, when a directory transaction is encountered having a durability processing turned off, the directory database processes that directory transaction without... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100241677 - Memory device and file system: In response to an instruction to read/write data from a host device 2 employing a FAT file system that uses multiplexed file management information including a FAT 5a and a FAT 5b as backup information, a controller 11 that constitutes a memory system 1 including a NAND flash memory 12... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.09/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20100235319 - Method and system for converting virtual item: A method for converting a virtual item includes: obtaining a pre-configured virtual item converting probability from a database; obtaining a value of an original virtual item to be converted; and generating a new virtual item according to the value of the original virtual item and the pre-configured virtual item converting... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100235320 - Ensuring coherence between graphics and display domains: A platform may comprise a core coherency domain, graphics coherency domain and a non-coherent domain. A graphics acceleration unit (GAU) of the graphics coherency domain may generate data units from an application and the data units may comprise display data units. The GAU may annotate the display data units with... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100235322 - Methods and systems for sharing information in a supply chain: Method and systems for sharing product data involved in a supply chain among a plurality of subscribers to an on-demand database is described. Data related to a product is received from a first subscriber and stored into a first section of the on-demand database reserved for the first subscriber. The... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100235321 - Programming model for synchronizing browser caches across devices and web services: A computer user may use a computing environment comprising a set of computers that respectively feature a web browser having a browser cache containing many types of data objects, including application resources and user-generated data files. However, the contents of a browser cache significantly contribute to the computing environment of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235323 - Cooperative grid based picture archiving and communication system: It uses service-oriented and event-driven concepts and methods to design and implement a new grid-based image communication and management system to solve the problems encountered in distributing archived image information, coordinating work and managing in a virtually centralized way (Virtual Super-PACS) of different PACS or archiving systems under varied operating... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20100235324 - Replication system having the capability to accept commands at a standby-system site before completion of updating thereof: A replication system rapidly switches from a normal-system site to a standby-system site in the event of a problem and reliably maintains functions, and moreover, reduces drops in performance. A first site provides system functions that accompany writing and reading of data. A relay transfer device receives update information from... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100235325 - Storing lossless transforms of data: Techniques and environments that increase the convenience, efficiency and variety of cloud services are offered to clients. User data having an original representational format is losslessly transformed to form one or more alternate renditions having various representational formats based on the lossless transforms. The renditions, which may be pre-generated, can... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235326 - Method for mirroring a log file by threshold driven synchronization: A method for of accelerating database log hardening using specific per block data protection and damage control is provided. A per write specification is implemented to determine when database log data is mirrored synchronously or asynchronously. Synchronous minoring is performed upon reaching a predetermined threshold, based on one or more... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20100235327 - Intelligent deletion of elements to maintain referential integrity of dynamically assembled components in a content management system: A content management system (CMS) uses an element deletion mechanism to maintain referential integrity of dynamically assembled elements in a repository. Element properties such as probability, popularity and recent usage that are not explicit relationships between parent documents and child elements are logged. A deletion policy is then defined in... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20100235328 - Method and apparatus for tracking content playback: An approach is provided for tracking played content that includes determining whether elapsed play time for particular content is greater than a threshold duration. Based on the determination that elapsed play time is greater than the threshold duration, data is stored. The data indicates the particular content is to be... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100235329 - System and method of embedding second content in first content: Apparatus and methods of aggregating content are disclosed. A data storage device includes a host interface, a controller coupled to the host interface, and a memory array coupled to the controller. The host interface is configured to enable the data storage device to be operatively coupled to the host device.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20100235330 - Electronic linkage of associated data within the electronic medical record: The present invention provides a mechanism to define an association between different data elements from disparate sources of data and databases, and different database elements, and track that association over time. This mechanism track multiples related data elements throughout the continuum of an individual patient's medical record and identifies consistent... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100235332 - Apparatus and method to deduplicate data: A method to deduplicate data by receiving a data set, setting a data chunk size, selecting a first stage deduplication algorithm, and selecting a second stage deduplication algorithm, where the first stage deduplication algorithm differs from the second stage deduplication algorithm. The method selects a data chunk, where that data... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20100235333 - Apparatus and method to sequentially deduplicate data: A method to sequentially deduplicate data, wherein the method receives a plurality of computer files, wherein each of the plurality of computer files comprises a label comprising a file name, a file type, a version number, and file size, and stores that plurality of computer files in a deduplication queue.... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20100235331 - User-determinable method and system for manipulating and displaying textual and graphical information: One or more aspects of the invention include transforming source data in order to display a work product. A plurality of rules relating to content manipulation of the source data include at least one rule relating to content selection and at least one rule relating to content compression. Source data... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100235334 - Time in databases and applications of databases: A database having data entries with attributes having values that can vary over system time (the time according to a computer clock) and also over valid time (the start time and end time of an interval during which the values of the attributes are true). All logical operations of updates... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20100235335 - Column-store database architecture utilizing positional delta tree update system and methods: A column-store database computer system responsive to database requests for the update and retrieval of data from within a stable data table providing for the storage of database tuples within a column-store organized database structure. A positional delta tree data structure is implemented in the memory space of the computer... Agent: Gerald B Rosenberg New Tech Law
20100235337 - Meta-document and method of managing: A system includes a meta-document, i.e., a document including content information which has a set of document service requests associated with it. A document service is a process which uses a portion of the document content as a starting point to obtain other information pertaining to that content. A scheduler... Agent: Patent Documentation Center Xerox Corporation
20100235336 - Method and apparatus for managing image files: A method and apparatus for effectively managing image files are provided. The apparatus acquires a second image if a link information input signal is input. If a person is recognized from the second image, text information corresponding to the recognized person may be added to link information of a first... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100235338 - Method and/or system for searching network content: In a preferred form, the present invention provides a method (200) for searching the Internet (14n). The method (200) comprising the steps of: in response to a user search query, identifying at least one search origin (12n) comprising an Internet resource (12n) deemed of relevance; retrieving and reviewing the contents... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20100235341 - Methods and systems for searching using spoken input and user context information: Systems and methods for searching using spoken input and user context information are disclosed. In systems and methods according to embodiments of the invention, continuous speech natural language queries are accepted from a user using a client device. Speech processing tasks are divided between the client device and one or... Agent: Patentbest
20100235339 - Search advice systems and methods: A computer-implemented method receives search optimization advice and applies the search optimization advice to a web page associated with a web site. The method generates a recommendation to modify the web page for improved search engine performance based on application of the search optimization advice. The recommendation to modify the... Agent: Stevens Law Group
20100235340 - System and method for knowledge research: Knowledge research and mapping system and method automatically construct a knowledge research map representing the researched topics, their inter-relationships, and related responses retrieved through the processing of, for example, a natural language or Boolean query that is automatically submitted via a knowledge search tool to a database.... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP
20100235342 - Tagging system using internet search engine: A method of acquiring tags using web search includes receiving a search query in a search engine, processing the search query and returning a list of candidate resources corresponding to the search query, determining a candidate resource out of the list of candidate resources, extracting tags from the search query,... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100235343 - Predicting interestingness of questions in community question answering: Exemplary methods, computer-readable media, and systems are presented for learning to recommend questions and other user-generated submissions to community sites based on user ratings. The size of available training data is enlarged by taking into consideration questions without user ratings, which in turn benefits the learned model. Question or other... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100235345 - Indirect database queries with large olap cubes: A large OLAP cube includes data and dimensions not required for a particular query, or for a collection of queries. A response to a query is generated by using the large OLAP cube rather than using an OLAP cube tailored to the query, and rather than querying the relational database... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235344 - Mechanism for utilizing partitioning pruning techniques for xml indexes: Techniques are provided for utilizing partition pruning for XML indexes. The computer-implemented method comprises storing XML documents in a document table, which is equi-partitioned with a corresponding index table, and wherein the partitioned document table and the partitioned index table can be searched using a query comprising a partitioning pruning... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100235346 - Multi-tiered system for searching large collections in parallel: The system includes a pre-retrieval predictor which determines which collection to submit the query to with a certain degree of confidence. The query is then submitted to either one collection, or multiple collections in parallel. When the results are returned, they are assessed and if they are deemed adequate they... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20100235347 - Techniques for exact cardinality query optimization: An exact cardinality query optimization system and method for optimizing a query having a plurality of expressions to obtain a cardinality-optimal query execution plan for the query. Embodiments of the system and method use various techniques to shorten the time necessary to obtain the cardinality-optimal query execution plan, which contains... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235348 - Loading an index with minimal effect on availability of applications using the corresponding table: A database server provides a partitioned table with a corresponding locally partitioned index. When a request is made to load data into the table by an application, a table partition, along with a corresponding index partition, is created for the application. The corresponding index partition in marked as asynchronously maintained,... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100235349 - Progress analyzer for database queries: A data processing system includes a query progress analyzer. The database processing system comprises a receiver that receives database queries including a target query directed to a database and a query analyzer. The query analyzer is coupled to the receiver and analyzes progress status of the target query based on... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100235350 - Systems and methods for photograph mapping: Systems and methods for photograph mapping are disclosed herein. In one embodiment a first digital image and at least one user-generated datum is received from at least one user. The first image is geographically organized according to the at least one datum. The first image is associated with at least... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20100235352 - Comparison workflow automation by registration: A method for a rapid automated presentation of at least two radiological data sets of a patient, comprising, (a) automatically registering the data sets in 3D space; and (b) concurrently presenting substantially matching anatomical regions in each data set.... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100235353 - Method and apparatus for real time text analysis and text navigation: An end user, by way of a submission interface, instructs an engine to select particular collections of documents to process. The engine processes all the text from within all the documents from within the selected collections. The result of the processing of such text is a distilled data set. Such... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20100235351 - Ranking search results: Content items and other entities may be ranked or organized according to a relevance to a user. Relevance may take into consideration recency, proximity, popularity, air time (e.g., of television shows) and the like. In one example, the popularity and age of a movie may be used to determine a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20100235354 - Collaborative search engine system: An apparatus and method for implementing a collaborative search engine. A plurality of search tags associated with one or more search terms received from a client device associated with a user of a collaborative search engine are determined. A plurality of users of the collaborative search engine that are associated... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)
20100235355 - System and method for unified cloud management: Method and system for managing workloads in a cloud computing environment comprising cloud services providers is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises, for each of the cloud services providers, monitoring a situation of the cloud services provider to obtain situation information for the cloud services provider and evaluating the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100235357 - Capacity management for data networks: A method of processing capacity information is disclosed. The capacity information relates to data capacity in a data network in which a consumer circuit is carried on, and consumes bandwidth made available by, a bearer circuit. The method comprises storing, in a network information database, an entity representing the bearer... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20100235356 - Organization of spatial sensor data: A measurement of an object from which data is collected may be determined. A scale of the object may be determined by determining the absolute or relative magnitude of the object in comparison to a magnitude of surrounding objects such as the total magnitude of the illustration. An appropriate container... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235358 - Time based profile management on palmtop computer: A personal information manager or other software program, preferably residing within a palmtop computer, uses a time of day profile to establish a default data category. When the user wishes to enter or edit data or retrieve data, the personal information manager or other software program inspects a real-time clock... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20100235359 - File retrieval method and device and time stream file processor: A file retrieval method of a file allocation table (FAT) system is provided, which includes steps of: A: acquiring cluster numbers of all clusters of a file; B: sorting the cluster numbers to create a cluster number index table; and C: looking up the cluster number index table to obtain... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100235360 - Synchronized relay messaging and coordinated network processing using snmp: Methods, devices, and systems are provided for utilizing asynchronous messaging protocols, such as the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), to implement relay messaging through a network, gather data from and/or set parameters on a plurality of managed devices in a network through the issuance and transmission of a single SNMP... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20100235363 - Electronic device and method for displaying multimedia files: A method for displaying multimedia files via an electronic device using a first display program and a second display program to classify and rank the multimedia files. The first display program classifies the multimedia files to one or more categorized groups according to a first feature of each image file,... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100235362 - Methods and apparatus for ranking uncertain data in a probabilistic database: Methods and apparatus for ranking uncertain data in a probabilistic database are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein comprises using a set of data tuples representing a plurality of possible data set instantiations associated with a respective plurality of instantiation probabilities to store non-deterministic data in a database, each data... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hfz Attn. Patent Docketing
20100235361 - Optimizing questionnaires: Online and other electronic surveys are increasingly being looked upon as highly useful and versatile tools for gauging popular opinions in a variety of areas. Challenges continually arise in terms of optimizing questionnaires so as to maximize their effectiveness in mapping trends among a population over time. There is broadly... Agent: Kali Law Group, P.C.
20100235364 - Data display server, data display method and program thereof: The present invention relates to recommendation of items to a user for providing items more satisfying a user's request on the basis of new association. The present invention provides a data display server connected to a user terminal, which includes a posting database for storing posting data posted through the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100235367 - Classification of electronic messages based on content: Classifying electronic mail (e-mail) based on content and predefined categories. Content of a received e-mail may be analyzed to determine one of a plurality of predefined categories into which the e-mail is classified. A relevancy score may also be calculated to indicate the strength of correlation between the e-mail and... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20100235366 - Data file aggregation with respect to user specific temporal range: A method and system of file aggregation is provided herein. Input is received in the form of a user specific temporal range, and is compared to a value within a temporal metadata field of a data file to determine an appropriate data set within which to compile the data file... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235365 - Ps9110 linear time sorting and constant time searching algorithms: System and methods are described for sorting information in order O(n) time using O(n) space and searching for information in that sorted list in order O(1) time by using one single dimensioned array, without the use of other data structures and techniques, parallel processing, recursion, or other-sorting algorithm.... Agent: Marvon M. Newby, Jr.
20100235368 - Multiple related event handling based on xml encoded event handling definitions: In a method and system for collecting event information, XML documents specifying event parsing logic for respective groups of related events are loaded. Representations for the parsing logic contained in the plurality of XML documents are stored in one or more parsing trees. Events are received, including events in a... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)
20100235371 - Deferred control of surrogate key generation in a distributed processing architecture: An event reporting system includes a computational component 228 operable (a) to receive notification of a change to an attribute of an entity, the entity, prior to the change, being associated with a first surrogate key, and (b) to defer the use of a second surrogate key for the entity... Agent: Sheridan Ross P.C.
20100235370 - System and method for non-overwriting extensible mapping: A method for data mapping, and corresponding computer readable medium and data processing system. The method includes loading an input object in a data processing system, the input object including a plurality of elements. The method includes loading a mapping control file and processing the input object and the mapping... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100235369 - System and method of on-demand document processing for a medical office: A document processing method for a medical office includes receiving, at a server with a network interface, electronic documents from a medical office. The server includes a software application adapted to recognize an expected class of electronic documents corresponding to the medical office. The method also includes processing the electronic... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)
20100235373 - Automatic identification of compatible applications and accessories: Embodiments of the present invention provide various communication techniques for communication between a mobile computing device and an accessory. An accessory protocol that is generic to the mobile computing device can be used for some communication. An application executing at the mobile computing device can communicate with the accessory using... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100235372 - Data processing apparatus and method of processing data: Data processing apparatus comprising: a chunk store containing specimen data chunks 6, a manifest store containing at least one manifest that represents at least a part of a data set and is divided into manifest segments, each comprising at least one reference to at least one of said specimen data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100235374 - Method and systems for efficient delivery of previously stored content: Systems and methods for reducing file sizes for files delivered over a network are disclosed. A method comprises receiving a first file comprising sequences of data; creating a hash table having entries corresponding to overlapping sequences of data; receiving a second file comprising sequences of data; comparing each of the... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart / Citrix Systems, Inc.
20100235375 - Temporal search query personalization: A user is made able to configure a search query to be responsive to temporal factors in order to adjust the search query to more accurately reflect the user's true information need. By adjusting the search query in this way, the user is more likely to receive satisfactory search results.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100235380 - Data processing method, apparatus and program: A data processing apparatus, a data processing method, and a data processing program for use in a data processing system is provided, the system including the data processing apparatus which includes an RDBMS storing information shared among a plurality of organizations and a business application execution apparatus which is employed... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100235382 - Identification and authorization system: An identification and authorization system is provided that utilizes a national ID database and a number of application-specific databases. The national ID database contains unique individual ID numbers linked to unique biometric codes. The application-specific databases contain an applicable portion of the same unique individual ID numbers that are contained... Agent: Panduit Corp.
20100235384 - Information processing system, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing system which utilizes apparatus data recorded in a database in conformity with a data definition which can be updated as needed, comprises a storage unit configured to store a data definition history in which a data definition version is associated with a period for which a data... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100235378 - Medical assessment support system and method: The invention is directed to a medical assessment support system. In one embodiment, a user inputs a query that identifies an adverse event that a patient has experienced and the ailments (diseases, disorders, symptoms, conditions etc.) that the patient has experienced. In response, the system causes one or more database... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100235377 - Memory object sharing for just in time compiled data: Just in time compiled code and other data within a runtime environment may be shared between multiple applications by identifying common data objects and allowing two or more applications to access the data objects. While at least one application is accessing the objects, the objects may remain in memory. When... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235381 - Method and apparatus for accessing content based on user geolocation: An approach is provided for mapping content, such as audio files, to associated metadata about the content. The approach includes initiating a search for local metadata associated with particular content. It is determined whether the local metadata is insufficient. A request for metadata associated with the particular content is generated,... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100235376 - Method and apparatus for on-demand content mapping: An approach is provided for mapping content, such as audio files, to associated metadata about the content. The approach includes initiating a search for local metadata associated with particular content. It is determined whether the local metadata is insufficient. A request for metadata associated with the particular content is generated,... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100235387 - Method and apparatus for resolving domain names of persistent web resources: A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing persistent storage of Web resources. Uniform Resource Locators (“URLs”) that identify Web resources are augmented to include a time stamp. A web browser and a web server are disclosed that accommodate a time stamp parameter and allow a user to refer to... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100235386 - Multi-user file system for multi-room digital video recording: Content is provided for viewing by a plurality of media devices. The content is stored on the using a file system that includes metadata regarding the content and the users. The metadata is organized according to programs and user metadata. The metadata is used to manage provisioning of the at... Agent: Merchant & Gould - Cox
20100235385 - Semi-structured data retrieval method, and structured data retrieval device: A retrieval device, from semi-structured data formed by item elements and value elements, creates aggregated structure information from the semi-structured data by aggregating the plurality of child item elements having the same name and directly connected to parent item elements having the same name, into one child item element. The... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100235383 - Storage system and data migration-compatible search system: To reduce consumption of the data capacity of a data migration-source storage by information necessary for accessing entity data that has been migrated to the other storage, compared to that of the conventional system. Provided is a storage system including a first storage that is a migration-destination storage having stored... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100235379 - Web-based multimedia annotation system: A system that allows multimedia elements to be annotated by other multimedia and non-multimedia elements in a web based format. The multimedia elements can be video, audio, documents of different formats and any other format that may be delivered through the interne or private intranets.... Agent: Milan Reichbach
20100235389 - Context based networking: Context based networking. A method for context based networking includes receiving a query. Further, the method includes obtaining behavioral targeting scores of a plurality of first buddy nodes of a node corresponding to the query. Furthermore, the method includes updating the behavioral targeting scores of the plurality of first buddy... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group, P.C. And Yahoo! Inc.
20100235390 - Search device, search method, and computer-readable recording medium storing search program: The search method includes: receiving a search request including plural search conditions; separating the plural search conditions into search conditions for individual databases; storing, for each database, the search condition and the database identifier in a condition record; searching a search result management table by the database identifier and the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100235388 - System for communicating: A method and system for communicating. The system and method can include steps for entering data into database and setting conditions for the retrieval of the information. A communications system capable of accessing the data in the database may process this information and use it to contact one or more... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC
20100235391 - Accessing item information for an item selected from a displayed image: Accessing item information for items selected from an image including: presenting an image including a plurality of selectable items for selection by a viewer; determining a position of an item selected from the plurality of selectable items by the viewer; sending the determined position of an item along with timing... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100235392 - System and method for entropy-based near-match analysis: A system and method for an entropy-based near-match analysis identifies target files that are almost, but not identical, to a reference file. A computing processor computes entropies of the reference and target files, and determines the likeness of the target files to the references file based on the computed entropies.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100235393 - Portable electronic device and access control method in portable electronic device: An IC card has a communication interface which performs data communication with an IC card processing device as an external device and a data memory which stores a record file in which a plurality of data objects are sequentially aligned. A CURRENT pointer setting table provided in an RAM of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100235394 - Method and apparatus for accessing content based on user geolocation: An approach is provided for mapping content, such as audio files, to associated metadata about the content. The approach includes initiating a search for local metadata associated with particular content. It is determined whether the local metadata is insufficient. A request for metadata associated with the particular content is generated,... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100235395 - Systems and methods for providing social electronic learning: A social electronic learning system, including a plurality of computing devices for communicating with a plurality of users in an educational community, and at least one server in communication with each of the plurality of computing devices, each server in communication with at least one data storage device configured to... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100235396 - Distributed file system access: A system and method for providing access in a distributed filesystem. The disclosure describes systems and methods for providing access to filesystem objects in a distributed filesystem (DFS). In one implementation, access to filesystem objects in the DFS can he restricted to only authenticated users and client devices. To this... Agent: Kali Law Group, P.C.
20100235397 - Link analysis mapping program risk management: A method and system for managing risk by indicating links between one or more persons or entities which can include a process that gathers information about individuals and organizations into a computerized system where it can be analyzed to associate one or more individuals or organizations with links to other... Agent: Chadbourne & Parke LLP
20100235398 - Methods, systems, and software applications for event based data processing: Methods and systems are provided for processing data objects in a computer system. In one embodiment, a method is provided that comprises (a) storing a first data object in a database in a non volatile storage, (b) creating a second data object assigned to the first data object, step (b)... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20100235399 - Apparatus and method for efficient encoding of application definition using contiguous arrays: A system and method for the simplification of data structures, particularly those used for wireless communications, encodes data structures for efficient storage and access. Wireless devices are provisioned with user applications for accessing remote services, such as World Wide Web services. The user applications comprise a plurality of component definitions... Agent: Smart & Biggar
20100235400 - Method and system for attaching a metatag to a digital image: A system and method for tagging an image of an individual in a plurality of photos is disclosed herein. A feature vector of an individual is used to analyze a set of photos on a social networking website such as www.facebook.com to determine if an image of the individual is... Agent: Clause Eight Intell. Prop. Service
20100235403 - Method and system for on-line edit flow peer review: Methods and systems for journal peer review particularly for managing online peer review transactions over a network or communications medium such as via the Internet. In specific embodiments, that system minimizes or eliminates the need for most participants to remember and/or enter any login or password information. In specific embodiments,... Agent: Quine Intellectual Property Law Group, P.C.
20100235402 - Method for grasping information of web site through analyzing structure of web page: The present invention provides a method for determining website information through web page structure analysis, including: generating, when a web page starts to move, a movement start message that contains IDs issued to identify respective web pages; generating, when a web page starts to move, a movement terminating message that... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)
20100235401 - Progress and performance management method and system: Tracking progress and performance data of subjects by building rubrics of data entry fields to be tracked, assigning a machine readable tag to each data field, observing subjects, forming opinions based on such observations, using a tag reading device to read data field tags corresponding to observations and opinions, transmitting... Agent: Andrew A. Anissi, Esq.
20100235406 - Object recognition and library: An image may be received, a portion of which corresponds to a surface of an object, such as a book, a CD, a DVD, a wine bottle, etc. The portion of the image that corresponds to the surface of the object is located. The portion of the image is compared... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235405 - Updating track databases after track maintenance: Techniques are disclosed for updating a train track database after track maintenance so that the database correctly reflects any changes to track geometry or to the geo-locations of features along the tracks (e.g., grade crossings, mileposts, signals, platforms, switches, spurs, etc.). Advantageously, the techniques of the illustrative embodiment enable a... Agent: Lockheed Martin C/o Demont & Breyer, LLC
20100235404 - Validation of track databases: Methods for validating track databases based on the contents of a geological database are disclosed. The track database stores a piecewise-polynomial spline as a geometric representation of the track, along with offsets from spline points to represent the geo-locations of features on the track. After the computations associated with the... Agent: Lockheed Martin C/o Demont & Breyer, LLC
20100235407 - System and methods for enhanced metadata entry: A system and methods for facilitation of enhanced user interactions with metadata corresponding to one or more media files. A number of user interface methods are described and may be used alone or in combination with one another to present an enhanced metadata entry and modification interface to a user.... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100235408 - System and methods for enhanced metadata entry: A system and methods for facilitation of enhanced user interactions with metadata corresponding to one or more media files. A number of user interface methods are described and may be used alone or in combination with one another to present an enhanced metadata entry and modification interface to a user.... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100235410 - Distributed data storage: In one example, data may be divided into blocks, and the blocks may be stored in various storage resources. Data to be stored may be provided to a data divider. The data divider may divide the data into blocks. Redundancy may be introduced into the blocks to allow the original... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235409 - System and method for managing data stored in a data network: The disclosure relates to a method and a system of data storage servers for processing an electronic file. The system has a set of servers in a network. The system further comprises a configuration file that contains data to specify the range of numbers in the set of file numbers... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20100235411 - Systems and methods for creating a customized website: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for creating a customized website. The system may include (a) a customization database configured to store customization data, (b) a website builder database configured to store a plurality of registered builder websites, (c) a customizable website template comprising a free-variable expression... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100235412 - Method to reduce wasted character data areas of java strings: A string handling method, program, and information processing apparatus capable of reducing the amount of data stored in a storage. An information processing apparatus handles strings. The information processing apparatus includes a storage storing a group of strings including a plurality of strings each of which consists of a plurality... Agent: Law Office Of Ido Tuchman (yor)
20100235413 - Systems and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system: The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including, for example, the device... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP09/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20100228698 - Method for doubly backing up files asynchronously: The present invention proposes a method for doubly backing up files asynchronously, wherein at least two first network elements share a second network element, both of said first network elements include respectively an active file handling device and a standby file handling device, characterized in that, said active file handling... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC
20100228699 - System and method for interacting with clinical trial operational data: A method and system for exchanging clinical trial operational data by using a centralized shared server system connected to a plurality of shared servers. The system and method manage a plurality of clinical trial-related applications by creating a plurality of tables stored within the shared database of the shared database... Agent: Miller Nash LLP
20100228700 - Method, system and program for archiving files: Provided are a method, system, and program for archiving files. A hierarchical file system having directories is provided. An archival retention policy is associated with at least one of the directories in the hierarchical file system, wherein the retention policy applies to files included in the associated directory, and wherein... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100228701 - Updating bloom filters: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for updating Bloom filters. Embodiments of the invention facilitate more efficient use Bloom filters across multiple computers connected across a WAN (potentially having limited bandwidth and latency characteristics), such as, for example, computers located on different continents. The acceptability... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100228702 - File handling for naming conflicts: A file operations engine is provided that manages many user interactions with their files via a computer system. The operation engine may provide a user with the option to keep both files that have a file name conflict. It may further permit the user to rename a file involved with... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100228703 - Reducing memory required for prediction by partial matching models: Some embodiments of a method and an apparatus to reduce memory required for prediction by partial matching (PPM) models usable in data compression have been presented. In one embodiment, statistics of received data are accumulated in a tree of dynamic tree-type data structures. The data is compressed based on the... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228704 - Recognizing a disc: A method and a system are provided for recognizing a disc. In one example, the system receives a disc, such as, for example, a Blu-ray Disc. The disc includes a content certificate and data files. The content certificate includes a unique text file that certifies the disc complies with predetermined... Agent: Patent Department Rovi Corporation
20100228705 - Conditional commit for data in a database: A database comprises a database interface and a database updater. The database interface enables a reading of a first set of information from the database. The database updater updates a second set of information in the database based at least in part on one or more conditions. The one or... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100228706 - Dependent commit queue for a database: A database comprises a database interface and a database updater. The database interface receives a first set of information and a second set of information to be updated in the database. The database updater updates a second set of information in the database based at least in part on a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100228707 - System for rating a service: A system for rating a service comprises a database and a charging engine. A first set of balance information is read from the database. The charging engine is for determining an update to the database based at least in part on the first set of balance information, and conditionally submitting... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100228708 - Allocating data sets to a container data set: Provided are a method, system, and program for allocating data sets to a container data set. A container data set is allocated in a storage system. An entry is included in a file allocation catalog for the allocated container data set indicating an address range of data allocated to the... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100228709 - Dynamically redirecting a target location during a file i/o operation: A file I/O operation is initiated to store a result of a file I/O operation in a destination file. In response to the file I/O operation being in progress, an amount of the file I/O operation currently completed is monitored. In response to determining that the amount of the file... Agent: Ibm Corp (ap) C/o Amy Pattillo
20100228712 - Algorithmically generated topic pages with interactive advertisements: A method and system for generating a topic page for a search query on a search webpage includes receiving a query at the search webpage on a client. The query is transmitted from the search webpage on the client to a search engine on a server. A topic page generator... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100228714 - Analysing search results in a data retrieval system: A method of analysing search results in a data retrieval system is provided. The method comprises receiving a search query for use in a search engine, the search engine execution of the query being in the data retrieval system. The method further comprises receiving one or more search results of... Agent: Wagner Blecher LLP
20100228710 - Contextual query suggestion in result pages: Described is a search technology in which a search engine constructs a results page for a query that integrates suggested queries with the individual query results (e.g., displayed URLs). When rendered, the proximity of the suggested queries to their corresponding individual query result provides context as to the specific URL... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228711 - Enterprise search method and system: A system and method for enterprise search includes one or more computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions that, when executed on one or more processors that perform acts including extracting one or more of term data, personal data and metadata from one or more predetermined resources; retrieving a set of information... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100228713 - Method and system for processing queries initiated by users of mobile devices: In one embodiment, a method for processing queries initiated by users of mobile devices includes receiving an incoming message containing a query initiated by a user of a mobile device, and extracting the query from the received message. The message further includes obtaining a result of the query and creating... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228715 - Personalization of web search results using term, category, and link-based user profiles: A system and method for creating a user profile and for using the user profile to order search results returned by a search engine. The user profile is based on search queries submitted by a user, the user's specific interaction with the documents identified by the search engine and personal... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20100228716 - Protocol processing apparatus and method: An apparatus includes a generation unit configured to generate an address to be provided to a database, a plurality of search units, and a processing unit configured to perform a network protocol processing based on a search result, wherein the search units, including an input unit configured to input a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100228717 - System and method for verifying ims databases on a mainframe computer: A system and method for ensuring existence all IMS database components operating on a mainframe computer may include a storage unit configured to store multiple IMS databases and multiple respective sets of IMS database components. A processing unit may be in communication with the storage unit. Software, when executed on... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100228718 - Evaluation of web pages: Determining a web page evaluation value includes obtaining a plurality of web pages with the same or approximately the same content; determining a plurality of generation times and a plurality of first evaluation values that correspond to respective ones of the plurality of web pages; identifying a web page among... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100228719 - Process and system for incorporating audit trail information of a media asset into the asset itself: An enhanced metadata structure and associated process is provided which captures and stores metadata gathered about the source and usage of a media asset or file. The source and usage metadata is integrated, such as by encoding within the enhanced media file, as the media asset is transferred and used.... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20100228720 - Mobile wireless device to display selected web feeds and associated methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a processor cooperating with a wireless transceiver for communicating with a remote server to search a markup language file of at least one web page stored on a remote web server to determine addresses of a plurality of web feeds on the at the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim
20100228721 - Classifying medical information in different formats for search and display in single interface and view: In one embodiment, a method receives a plurality of documents. The documents may be received from different medical providers. Also, the documents may be medical record documents generated or captured in a first format and a second format. The first format may be an unstructured data format and the second... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group, PC Chad R. Walsh
20100228722 - Method and system for updating images in an image database: Updating images in an image database includes determining an updated image that is among a plurality of images in the image database, extracting a plurality of image features of the updated image and storing a plurality of image feature values that correspond to the plurality of image features, and associating... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100228723 - Method and apparatus for unstructured data mining and distributed processing: A sort server including a central processing unit, a memory and a network interface configured to interconnect the sort server with a search server, at least one storage system and multiple processing servers using at least one network. The sort server is configured to receive a search result from the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100228725 - Plant information managing device and plant information managing method: Terminal device 5 includes a designation receiving section 51 for receiving a designation of time series data, a searching section 52 for searching the time series data according to searching conditions for the designation of the time series data which has been received by the designation receiving section 51, a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100228724 - Search capability implementation for a device: In a method of searching for data objects in a computer system, a content-based search of a first database generates a first domain-specific search result stream and a metadata-based search of a second database generates a second domain-specific search result stream. The first and second domain-specific search result streams are... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228727 - Case image registration apparatus, method and recording medium, and case image search apparatus, method, recording medium and system: Case images are registered so as not to cause bias (or partiality or imbalance) in amounts of feature of the case images included in a database of a similar image search system for image diagnosis. Since registration of the case images to the database is controlled according to degrees of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100228726 - Determining associative intent in a database containing linked entities: A system comprising a database to store information concerning uniquely identified individuals, and a server to identify associations between the individuals and to assign rankings of the individuals based on the associations.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100228728 - Harvesting of media objects from searched sites without a user having to enter the sites: A method and apparatus for enabling a user to access media objects, such as images, from a website without requiring the user to enter the website. In one embodiment, a search engine searches for websites that match a submitted search term. A selected URL to one of the resulting websites... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100228729 - Detecting real word typos: Systems and methods for detecting real word typos are provided. Received text is designated for evaluation. A plurality of words in the received text is parsed into word pairs. A word pair is two consecutive words found in the designated text. A database is identified for comparison to the text.... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20100228730 - Inferring sensitive information from tags: A set of tags can be identified from a first set of tagged documents in a first repository. A set of tags can be identified from a second set of tagged documents in a second repository. Access to documents in the second repository can be more restrictive than access to... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. - IBM Cam
20100228732 - Information offering apparatus and method: An information offering apparatus and an information offering method are provided. The information offering apparatus is configured to arrange information, which is generated as a user uses services, according to a time period, group the arranged information, and then display the arranged information together with the time period.... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100228731 - Large graph measurement: As provided herein, a pairwise distance between nodes in a large graph can be determined efficiently. URL-sketches are generated for respective nodes in an index by extracting labels from respective nodes, which provide a reference to a link between the nodes, aggregating the labels into sets for respective nodes, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228733 - Method and system for semantic distance measurement: A system and method for performing classification using semantic distance measurements. Items of electronic content accessed by individuals over a global communications network are identified. A set of content that includes the plurality of identified items of electronic content are stored. The set of content is normalized. Each of the... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
20100228734 - Mechanism for efficiently searching xml document collections: The techniques presented herein are directed towards providing a user-directed keyword-based search on a large collection of XML documents, and displaying a summary of results to the user. Prior to receiving search requests from a user, an offline analysis of a large collection of XML documents is performed to construct... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100228735 - Ultraviolet detection system and method thereof: An ultraviolet detection system comprises a global positioning device for receiving signals transmitted from global positioning satellites, and generating global positioning satellite distribution data and current position data; and a processor, coupled to the global positioning device, for generating ultraviolet intensity information according to the current position data and the... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20100228737 - Http range checksum: A method and apparatus that include a hashing and retrieval module that receives an indicator of a portion of a file to access, generates a hash value of a local copy of the portion and generates a request for a remote copy of the portion of the file, the request... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228736 - Recognizing a disc: A method and a system are provided for recognizing a disc. In one example, the system receives a disc, such as, for example, a Blu-ray Disc. The disc includes a content certificate and data files. The content certificate includes a unique text file that certifies the disc complies with predetermined... Agent: Patent Department Rovi Corporation
20100228738 - Adaptive document sampling for information extraction: A method and apparatus for improved sampling documents for training sets input to information extraction systems is provided, which improves the recall and robustness of wrapper extraction. A passive sampling technique provides a list of documents to present for human annotation ordered by representativeness of the document based on structural... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100228740 - Community playlist management: System and method in tangible computer-readable media are disclosed for facilitating community interaction with a playlist. A host system communicates with a plurality of portable devices to transmit information about the items in the playlist. Users of the portable device queue additional selections or vote on media items in the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20100228739 - Methods and systems for automatically determining a default hierarchy from data: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for determining a natural hierarchy for a data set. The method determines one or more pair-wise combinations within the data set. The one or more pair-wise combinations each include a first field and a second field from the database. The method then determines... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100228741 - Methods and systems for searching and associating information resources such as web pages: A method manages information resources in a computer system. The method includes receiving user information from an input device. The user information is representative of a declaration that a second resource accessible by the system should be associated with a first resource. The method further includes storing in association with... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228742 - Categorizing queries and expanding keywords with a coreference graph: A method and apparatus is provided for determining related keywords to narrow a query, and/or for categorizing a query. A keyword graph connects keyword nodes to each other based on degrees of cross-reference indicating how frequently keywords associated with the nodes appear in searches. A domain node representing a category... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100228743 - Domain-based ranking in document search: In one example, documents that are examined by a search process may be scored in a manner that is specific to a domain. A domain may be a substantive area, such as medicine, sports, etc. Different scoring approaches that take aspects of the domain into account may be applied to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228744 - Intelligent enhancement of a search result snippet: A method, system, and medium are provided for enhancing a search result snippet that is associated with a URL. Potentially descriptive terms of the URL are identified by reconciling multiple sources of terms related to the URL. One aspect includes comparing search terms of historically relevant queries to anchor text... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100228747 - High level network layer system and method: A technique for providing high level network layer functionality to an IM environment involves providing a high level platform through which IM clients can connect to IM networks. A platform according to the technique may include a low level network connect engine, an aggregated low level information database, and/or a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100228746 - System and computer program product for file management: On a display unit of a client terminal, a to-be-uploaded folder and a to-be-uploaded file, a display area associated with computer program that provides uploading function, and the like are displayed. When a user operates a mouse and the like such that a pointer is placed on the to-be-uploaded file... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100228745 - System, method, and apparatus for sorting at least partially dynamic data: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, devices and systems associated with sorting candidate values are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20100228748 - Data subset retrieval from a queued message: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for data subset retrieval from a queued message. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for data subset retrieval from a queued message can include receiving from a requesting application a message retrieval request for a... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20100228749 - Open types for distributed systems: Techniques for exchanging data are provided herein. An “open” data type is established on a computer system to define the structure of data. The open data type includes one or more predefined properties, and enables one or more extension properties to be optionally included. Data that is defined according to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228750 - Systems and methods for digital file change monitoring: Systems and methods for monitoring changes to a digital file are described. Examples include a computer system for monitoring digital file changes that includes a processing unit that accepts a request to write an input data stream to a first file accessible within the computer system, and a storage device... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20100228751 - Method and system for retrieving ucc image based on region of interest: A method for retrieving an image based on a region of interest (ROI) includes: requesting an image retrieval server to retrieve candidate images corresponding to a query in a mobile communication terminal; retrieving the candidate images corresponding to the query in the image retrieval server to transmit the candidate images... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100228755 - Communication terminal, transmission method, and transmission system: A communication terminal includes a first storage section configured to store address information for performing connection to a communication terminal of a communication partner and an address book containing information about the communication partner, a second storage section configured to store first data files, a search section configured to search... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100228758 - Digital living network alliance system and method for providing content therein: A Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) system and method of providing content therein are provided. A legacy media player displays a content list for content stored in the legacy media player or in an add-in server, and when a content item is selected from the list, the legacy media player... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100228757 - Information processing system, information processing method, and memory medium: An information processing system using apparatus data recorded in a database in accordance with a data definition updated as needed, comprises a storage unit configured to store a data definition history that makes a data definition version and a period during which a data definition for the data definition version... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100228753 - Intelligent hyperlinking of dates in text: A method, handheld electronic device and computer program product for allowing a user to view calendar data related to text the user is reading are provided. The method comprises: receiving an instruction to display a specified text; identifying at least one string in the specified text indicating date information; displaying... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100228759 - Method and system for monitoring domain name registrations: Improved approaches to domain name monitoring are disclosed. The monitoring of domain names, e.g., registrations therefor, is beneficial to holders of similar domain names, trademark owners, and competitors. Such monitoring can be automatically performed.... Agent: Ti Law Group
20100228752 - Multi-condition filtering of an interactive summary table: Technologies are described herein for allowing a user of an interactive summary table to specify multi-condition data filters to modify the data displayed in the summary table. A user interface is displayed to the user that allows the user to specify a multi-condition data filter. The specification of the multi-condition... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228754 - Search engine and search method: A search engine has a plurality of comparators. Discriminants are set in the comparators for each search, and the comparators are selectively connected.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100228756 - Systems and methods for creating an artificial intelligence: A computer system implemented method of creating and using artificial intelligence wherein the system includes a first table including at least one textual portion and at least one context phrase contained in the textual portion and the computer system is capable of communication via a network with the user using... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
20100228760 - Correlated query process (cqp) and peer-to-peer (p2p) execution: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for processing correlated queries in a collaborative, role-based, peer-to-peer (P2P) execution system. A correlated query is configured in accordance to a collaborative correlated query process (CQP) template. The collaborative CQP template defines roles and steps, each step being executable by one of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100228761 - Mapping from objects to data model: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to mapping from application objects to an abstract data model. In aspects, a mapper receives registrations that indicate behavior (e.g., how objects are constructed, modified, or examined) of application objects. The behavior may be specified using user-supplied expressions. The mapper aggregates this... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228762 - System and method to provide query linguistic service: In various example embodiments, a system and method to provide query linguistic service is provided. An initial query term set is received. Phrase recognition is performed on the initial query term set to determine recognized phrases. Using the determined recognized phrases, one or more synonyms for each of the recognized... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100228763 - Finding related search terms: An apparatus and a method for suggesting search terms is described. A server receives a search term from a client and generating one or more suggested search terms to the client based on an analysis of temporal data between prior search terms in relation to the search term. The server... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228767 - Determining relationships between individuals in a database: A system comprising a database containing information concerning uniquely identified individuals. The database further contains a list of attributes describing the individuals. A server compares the list of attributes of a first individual to another list of attributes for a second individual. The server further provides one or more metrics... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100228770 - Genealogy context preservation: Preserving context and providing suggestions for genealogy searching. A method includes storing in a storage medium previous user interaction with a genealogical research system from a previous genealogical research session. Initiation of a new genealogical research session is detected. In response to the new research session and based on the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100228768 - Information providing server, information providing system, information providing method and program: An information providing server of present invention including a state information acquiring unit for acquiring state information related to a state of a user using a client terminal detected at the client terminal connected through a communication network, a database for accumulating data of a content to be used by... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100228772 - Method and apparatus for performing an information search and retrieval by submitting an electronic form over e-mail: Invention provides a method and apparatus for an e-mail based interface to function as a single common access point for requesting, receiving, publishing, accessing and sharing various data from multiple, remote information systems. The invention becomes akin to a human relay operator in the loop which is transparent to the... Agent: Air Force Research Laboratory Rij
20100228769 - Methods and program product for enabling data records to be located: In large medical facilities such as hospitals or group practices run by physicians individual patients are often examined and treated by a number of specialists in succession. In view of this it is important, in spite of great differences in the workflows of the individual medical facilities, to coordinate the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100228764 - Offline validation of data in a database system for foreign key constraints: An aspect of the present invention performs offline validation of data in database system for foreign key constraints. In an embodiment, a foreign key constraint defined for a database system is identified and an SQL script designed to verify whether data values stored in a foreign key column of a... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20100228771 - Query result iteration: Systems and methods for processing an index are described. A pulse in an inverted index refers to a group of items that do not occur in any other pulse in the index. When processing a query against an inverted index in which pulses are present, the query is processed against... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228765 - Querying database clients utilizing email messages: Methods for accessing a database utilizing an email service adapter utilizing a computer are presented including: causing the computer to receive an email message from a user at an email server, the email server configured to respond to the email service adapter; processing the email message by the email service... Agent: Kali Law Group, P.C.
20100228766 - Queue message retrieval by selection criteria: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to message queuing and provide a method, system and computer program product for message queue retrieval by selection criteria. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for message queue retrieval by selection criteria can include receiving from... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20100228774 - Protocol independent mirroring: A method and apparatus including a mirror module to reviewing a data request, check a local data archive for the requested data, and send a request to a remote archive in response to a failed check for the requested data in the local data archive, the local data archive having... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100228775 - Real estate analysis system: A real estate analysis system that provides an integrated approach for gathering available real estate data and synthesizing the real estate data for various uses by various users. The real estate data may be real time data, historical data, and/or most recent data. The processing of the data utilizes cloud... Agent: Whitaker Law Group
20100228773 - System and method for effectively utilizing a transport operator in an electronic network: A system and method for effectively utilizing a transport operator in an electronic network includes an information service that is configured to provide information distribution services by performing an information distribution procedure through an electronic network. User devices are provided for device users to communicate with the information service for... Agent: Gregory J. Koerner Redwood Patent Law
20100228776 - System, mechanisms, methods and services for the creation, interaction and consumption of searchable, context relevant, multimedia collages composited from heterogeneous sources: The current invention provides an enhanced user experience for consumers by minimizing the number of click-throughs, and optimizing time spent by providing customizable, interactive visual multimedia collages of information created from several sources of information in scrollable snapshots. Moreoyer, the same experience is made available for the users on-the-go on... Agent: Ramaswamy N. Melkote
20100228777 - Identifying a discussion topic based on user interest information: Functionality is described for identifying a discussion topic based on user interest information. The user interest information may originate from one or more sources, such as the user's search-related behavior. The functionality then provides an opportunity for the user to engage in a communication exchange associated with the identified discussion... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100228778 - Query-based notification architecture: A data repository monitoring system that utilizes queries to generate notifications in response to the identification of new and changed content. The system includes a monitoring component that monitors a plurality of disparate repositories in order to identify the receipt of new or modified content. The monitoring component includes a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100228779 - Method of enabling access to data protected by firewall: Methods of enabling access to data using a portable electronic device within a private network protected by firewall are disclosed. The data may be transmitted in packets to the portable electronic device and may be consumed either instantly or subsequently. The methods may utilise either at least one web storage... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20100228780 - Method for implementing user-specific calling preferences: A method and system of establishing calling preferences for a user are provided. The method includes: defining a user profile containing an association between the user and two or more communication devices, each device having an associated device type; assigning the user to at least one group; obtaining group preferences... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20100228781 - Resetting of dynamically grown accelerated data structure: A circuit arrangement, program product and method are provided for resetting a dynamically grown Accelerated Data Structure (ADS) used in image processing in which an ADS is initialized by reusing the root node of a prior ADS and resetting at least one node in the prior ADS to break a... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)
20100228782 - Techniques for automated generation of ontologies for enterprise applications: Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for generating ontologies. In one embodiment, techniques are provided for automatically generating an ontology based upon input information. The input information may, for example, be in the form of XSD, XML, WSDL, or WSRP, etc. The automatically generated ontology may be encoded in... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100228783 - Desensitizing character strings: A method for desensitizing character strings comprises ordering an original set of character strings and generating a tree structure that has nodes corresponding to the ordered set of sensitive strings. The sensitive characters on the nodes of the tree are then desensitized in depth-first order such that a set of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100228786 - Assessment of corporate data assets: e) determining the data value of the data assets inventory and recording the data value in said database wherein when the evaluation type is quantity dependent then the value is the product of the weighting, the reference value and the quantity at the data storing location for each data subtype... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100228784 - Methods and systems for single instance storage of asset parts: Methods and systems are disclosed that relate to single instance storage of asset parts utilizing a back reference count associated with each asset part. Entries in a journal associated with the asset parts reflect the intention to increment or decrement an asset part's back reference count. The journal may be... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100228787 - Online data volume deletion: A system to delete a data volume may include storage of a plurality of data pages of the data volume of a data area into a cache, prevention of writing of data pages to the data volume, and designation of each of the plurality of data pages in the cache... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100228785 - Row column storage: A method for accessing data is disclosed. The method comprises writing data for a multi-dimensional array to a physical storage device. The data is written to a physical storage device as two different linear strings. The first linear string contains the data from the multi-dimensional array in row format and... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100228788 - Update manager for database system: A database management protocol exchanges update tokens between a client and a server on which the database resides. When a client requests data to be read from a database, an update manager either reads an update token stored therein or generates one dynamically. The update token represents a current state... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100228789 - Command line interface permutation executor: A method according to one embodiment includes receiving a command dataset of command data; generating command permutations using the command data; sequentially inputting the command permutations to a command line interface of an application; receiving results of execution of the command permutations; generating a log of at least one of... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Ibm
20100228791 - Electronic device having music database and method of forming music database: An electronic device is disclosed according to the invention, which comprises an input unit, a memory unit for storing a music database, a display unit and a control unit. The music database comprises a plurality of pieces of music attached with visual tags. The electronic device according to the invention... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100228790 - Method for activating functionalities proposed in a computer terminal: The invention relates to a method for activating functionalities provided in a computer terminal and delivered by sources servers, with one of these functionalities being an instant messaging service in which a list including “user” contacts is displayed on the screen of said terminal. In this method, an instant messaging... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100228792 - System for conducting persistent periodic common weighted background investigations: A system for conducting persistent common weighted personnel background investigations. An investigator enters the subject's known applicable information that includes the subject's name, address, social security number, date of birth into the system. Once entered into the system, a report on background investigation findings is automatically generated and provided to... Agent: Continucheck LLC Attention: Anthony Gray
20100228793 - Revision of multimedia content: A system and method for revision of multimedia content is provided. For example, in one embodiment, among others, a computer readable medium comprises instructions for revising a multimedia content. The multimedia content includes a first server multimedia content and an optical disc multimedia content. The instructions are executable on a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100228794 - Semantic document analysis: A technique for dynamic integration and semantic analysis of structured data and unstructured textual data including: defining and selecting static attributes and dynamic attribute from structured data, embedding static and dynamic views of the selected corresponding attributes in an annotated document, linking the unstructured textual data with the structured data... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20100228795 - Download management of discardable files: A request is received to store a file in a storage area of a storage device, the file being discardable and having associated therewith data in a data structure associated with the storage device. The file is marked as a discardable file. In some implementations a file system structure of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20100228796 - Memory management of soft references: A garbage collector determines a target amount of heap space to deallocate, estimates an amount of heap space reachable by a plurality of soft references by determining a cumulative size of no more than an exploration bound N number of objects reachable from each soft reference, and deallocates heap space... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC On Behalf Of Oracle America, Inc.
20100228800 - Data compression in a file storage system: Embodiments of the present invention provide for compression of files in a filesystem. In embodiments of the present invention, a file is logically partitioned into chunks and each chunk is compressed, such that a request involving a portion of a file can be satisfied by reading and decompressing only the... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
20100228798 - Geographical distributed storage system based on hierarchical peer to peer architecture: A geographically distributed storage system including a global Peer-To-Peer (P2P) ring and a local P2P ring. The global P2P ring includes all storage nodes and the local P2P ring includes a group of the storage nodes. Each of the group of storage node belongs to the global P2P ring and... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20100228797 - Non-privileged access to data independent of filesystem implementation: An application programming interface (API) module provides access to data, independent of filesystem implementation in a non-privileged user mode. A discovery volume having a filesystem recognizable by an operating system has cover files which prevent damage to data stored in an unrecognizable primary volume. The discovery volume also includes a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100228799 - System for optimizing the transfer of stored content in response to a triggering event: A system is set forth that includes storage, a first file system, a second file system, and a processing system. The first file system manages one or more files and/or directories on the storage, while the second file system manages content of one or more further files on the storage.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20100228801 - Information processing apparatus, file management system, information processing method and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes a file obtaining unit, a saving unit, a save-state information storage unit, an accepting unit, an updating unit, and a transmitting unit. The file obtaining unit obtains a first file from a file management apparatus that manages the first file. The saving unit saves the... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100228802 - System and method to respond to a data file deletion instruction: Systems and methods responsive to a data file deletion instruction are disclosed. A method includes receiving an instruction to delete a data file. The data file is stored at a plurality of persistent memory cells of a memory. The memory also stores a directory that includes a first entry corresponding... Agent: Toler Law Group
20100228803 - Methods and systems for merging media: A method for merging media includes the steps of obtaining a first input from a first media device, the first input comprising first data corresponding to properties of one or more first media files, obtaining a second input from a second media device, the second input comprising second data corresponding... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)
20100228804 - Constructing image captchas utilizing private information of the images: An image CAPTCHA having one or more images, a challenge, and a correct answer to the challenge is constructed by selecting the one or more images from a plurality of candidate images based at least in part on each image's public information and private information. The private information of each... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100228805 - Log collection data harvester for use in a building automation system: A building automation system (BAS) comprising a plurality of end devices, at least one communication network, and a server engine comprising a data harvester. The end devices are each associated with at least one of a space, a system, or a subsystem for at least a portion of a building... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.09/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20100223227 - Statistical applications in oltp environment: The present disclosure provides a method of statistical application in an OLTP environment to reduce the intensive computational load of invoking SQL statements for statistical calculations. The method introduces a time element into statistical records, and use the time element to determine the time status of previously computed statistical records.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100223229 - Memory device and method for content virtualization: A memory device and method for content virtualization are disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of directories are created in the memory of the memory device, wherein each of the plurality of directories points to a same storage location of the digital content. In another embodiment, a first header for... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20100223228 - Method and mobile electronic device for updating a local database from a remote database over a wireless network: A method and apparatus for updating a local database at a mobile electronic device, from a remote database over a wireless network is provided. The local database is for storing availability data. First request data is transmitted to the remote database over the wireless network and first availability data for... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100223231 - Merging records from different databases: According to certain embodiments, merging records includes receiving a graph comprising nodes, each node representing a record of a first database. The following is performed for each record: associate a merge handler of a plurality of merge handlers to a record, each merge handler operable to apply merge rules to... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100223230 - Run-time engine implemented on a computing device allowing synchronization of records during application execution: A first database implemented on a remote device such as a handheld computer may be reconciled with a corresponding second database implemented on a host computer during execution of an application program on the handheld device. In addition, the application program may be executed according to program instructions stored in... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC Attn: William H. Bollman
20100223232 - System and method for replication and synchronisation: Embodiments of the invention provide a replication and synchronization mechanism that is peer to peer and multi-threaded. Embodiments of the invention may further enable a useable alternative service in the event of a loss of communications between replicas and a fully automated recovery upon the recovery of communications between the... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100223233 - Management of redundant object in storage systems: Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture wherein one client node is selected from a plurality of client nodes. A determination is made that an object corresponding to a client node has to be stored. A determination is made as to whether the object has already been stored... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20100223234 - System and method for providing s/mime-based document distribution via electronic mail mechanisms: A content or document management system includes a content or document repository; a dedicated e-mail account; and a mail agent associated with the dedicated e-mail account. The mail agent processes a received e-mail message to determine a sender's identity; authenticates the identity of the sender and an authorization of the... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP
20100223235 - Systems and methods for providing nonlinear journaling: In one embodiment, systems and methods are provided for nonlinear journaling. In one embodiment, groups of data designated for storage in a data storage unit are journaled into persistent storage. In one embodiment, the journal data is recorded nonlinearly. In one embodiment, a linked data structure records data and data... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100223238 - Downloading map data through a communication network: Various methods and systems are disclosed for downloading geographical map data representative of at least one map image of a geographic area. In response to a request for map data, a subset of geographical map data is provided. The subset of geographical map data may be arranged into one or... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100223236 - Dynamic aggregation of content based on a fallback definition: A processing device and a method dynamically aggregates desired content. A user may specify a fallback definition for a pivot point via a user interface. The fallback definition may include at least a first and a second desired value for the pivot point. Only assets, including content having metadata with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100223237 - Lossless data compression and real-time decompression: A method, information processing system, and computer program storage product store data in an information processing system. Uncompressed data is received and the uncompressed data is divided into a series of vectors. A sequence of profitable bitmask patterns is identified for the vectors that maximizes compression efficiency while minimizes decompression... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20100223239 - Apparatus and methods of reconciling different versions of an ordered list: Apparatus and methods are operable to receive a first and second version of an ordered list having a first and second plurality of ordered entries, wherein each of the plurality of ordered entries has a corresponding order index. Further, the apparatus and methods are operable to compare respective ordered entries... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100223240 - System and method for composite record keys ordered in a flat key space for a distributed database: An improved system and method for composite record keys ordered in a flat key space for a distributed database is provided. A data schema may be created that defines a composite record key for data records in a canonical form. Composite record keys may then be constructed in canonical form... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100223241 - Method, system and computer program product for certifying a timestamp of a data processing system: The disclosed embodiments present a system, method, and computer program product for certifying a timestamp generated by a data processing system. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving a request to certify a timestamp generated by a trusted data processing system, analyzing historical data related to a system time of... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus) C/o Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
20100223242 - File operations with multiple level file locking techniques: File systems which provide several different and improved locking capabilities. An application on a client workstation communicates through a client driver to a server which interfaces with a metadata database, which contains locking information about the files. Applications perform as normal. The client driver provides lock and unlock requests to... Agent: (simdesk) Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford
20100223243 - Automatic detection and correction of hot pages in a database system: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for detecting and correcting hot pages in a database system is provided. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes monitoring transactions involving pages in a database and determining if one of the transactions had to wait... Agent: Law Office Of Donald L. Wenskay
20100223244 - Targeted multi-dimension data extraction for real-time analysis: Methods and systems for extracting targeted data for real-time reporting are discussed. In an example, a system can include a data store, a server, and a denormalized database. The data store can maintain data created by an application. The server can be communicatively coupled to the data store. The server... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100223249 - Apparatus, system and method for a brand affinity engine using positive and negative mentions and indexing: An apparatus, system and method of implementing a computerized brand affinity engine. The apparatus, system and method include at least a plurality of computerized access points having accessible thereto a plurality of sites mentioning at least one sponsor, a categorized, hierarchical database of keywords, wherein at least the keywords falling... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100223246 - Detecting correlations between data representing information: A method for acquiring an interrelation between an item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory and an item of data representing an item of information of a request for an interrelation to the item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20100223247 - Detecting correlations between data representing information: The present invention relates to a method for acquiring at least one interrelation between at least one item of data representing at least one item of information of at least one data inventory and at least one item of data representing at least one item of information of a request... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20100223248 - Detecting correlations between data representing information: A method for acquiring an interrelation between an item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory and an item of data representing an item of information of a request for an interrelation to the item of data representing an item of information of a data inventory... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20100223250 - Detecting spam related and biased contexts for programmable search engines: A programmable search engine system is programmable by a variety of different entities, such as client devices and vertical content sites to customize search results for users. Context files store instructions for controlling the operations of the programmable search engine. The context files are processed by various context processors, which... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100223251 - Digital identity registration: Systems and processes of the present invention allow for digital identity registration. In an example embodiment, a Registrant may access a website to enter a requested digital identity and registration information. The requested digital identity may comprise a piece of client software, a digital certificate, or a URL comprising any... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20100223245 - Universal lost and found tracking system and method: A system and method for identification whereby owners of personal items of value can register against a unique identification number (UID) that is printed, etched or affixed to one or more items. Institutional lost and found offices, such as airline, airport, transit and hotels, and individual finders can use the... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
20100223252 - Method and system for web searching: A method and system for providing personalized search results is disclosed. A computer receives input from a user to navigate to a web site (either directly or as a result of choosing a result from a search result page). The computer navigates to the web site and stores information about... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100223253 - Automatic query execution plan management and performance stabilization for workloads: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed for managing query execution plans for a workload. In one embodiment, the method includes gathering an initial set of performance characteristics generated from a database management system (DBMS) executing a database workload according to one or more query execution plans (QEPs).... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20100223254 - Method, system, and computer program product for optimizing a multi-tenant database system: More efficient querying of a multi-tenant database using dynamic tuning of database indices. A layer of meta-data associates data items with tenants, e.g., via tags, and the meta-data is used to optimize searches by channeling processing resources during a query to only those pieces of data bearing the relevant tenant's... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20100223255 - Optimization engine in a multi-tenant database system: More efficient querying of a multi-tenant database using dynamic tuning of database indices. A layer of meta-data associates data items with tenants, e.g., via tags, and the meta-data is used to optimize searches by channeling processing resources during a query to only those pieces of data bearing the relevant tenant's... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20100223256 - Adaptive query throttling system and method: An adaptive query throttling system and method are provided herein.... Agent: Aeon Law
20100223257 - Systems and methods for enhancing search query results: Embodiments of the present invention leverage search query result page thumbnails and search query result link content evaluations to provide user-dependent enhanced search query results. This provides a simplified means to inform a user of the relevancy of search query results based on the user's preferences, environment, and profile, etc.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100223258 - Information retrieval system and method using a bayesian algorithm based on probabilistic similarity scores: An algorithm is provided which uses a model-based concept of a cluster and scores items using a score representative of the probability that a given item has been generated from the same distribution as one or more query items. The items are represented by a feature vector xi comprising a... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100223259 - System and method for enabling search of content: A system and method for searching content. The method comprises receiving from a first user metadata relating to generating a guide for content. A guide is generated relating to the content. The guide facilitates navigation of the content on a device. The metadata is forwarded to a metadata analyzer where... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100223260 - Web server for multi-version web documents: A repository server that provides stored copies of Web-accessible documents A client of the repository server may register a document in the repository server. The repository server makes a copy of the registered document and returns a repository URL for the copy to the client. The repository URL may be... Agent: Patentgc LLC
20100223261 - System for communication and collaboration: A system and method for communication and collaboration that uses a generalized annotation based mechanism such that items can be shared amongst users and both items and users can be searched and ranked based on existing Information Retrieval ranking techniques. A new method is introduced for clustering users and items... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100223262 - Method and system for storing, searching and retrieving information based on semistructured and de-centralized data sets: A system for storage and methods for search and retrieval of information presentable as a plurality of tree-structured information objects of an arbitrary application domain are disclosed. The system comprises a distributed computer system consisting of computing devices, interconnected with each other by physical communication lines, and a connected logical... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100223263 - Method and system for orchestration of content processing in mobile delivery frameworks: A method and system for coordinating content processing in a mobile delivery framework, the method having the steps of embedding, within a metadata envelope associated with content, external references to external enablers; and inserting content processing coordination rules into the metadata envelope.... Agent: Moffat-rim
20100223264 - Reporting including filling data gaps and handling uncategorized data: A reporting system is described herein that allows a report author to declare data reporting structures that specify to a reporting application how to dynamically categorize data with changing or potentially unknown characteristics. The reporting system may extend RDL and the data grouping provided by Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100223265 - Method and device for clustering categorical data and identifying anomalies, outliers, and exemplars: One aspect of the invention is a method for assigning categorical data to a plurality of clusters. An example of the method includes identifying a plurality of categories associated with the data. This example also includes, for each category in the plurality of categories, identifying at least one element associated... Agent: Timothy N. Ellis, Patent Attorney
20100223266 - Scaling dynamic authority-based search using materialized subgraphs: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for processing a query is provided. The method includes generating a set of pre-computed materialized sub-graphs from a dataset and receiving a search query having one or more search query terms. A particular one of the pre-computed materialized sub-graphs is... Agent: Law Office Of Donald L. Wenskay
20100223267 - Matching tools for use in attribute-based performance systems: Systems and methods consistent with the invention relate to matching user attributes. In one exemplary implementation, the system and methods may store predetermined general attribute descriptors reflecting attributes of users generally, receive personal attribute descriptors selected from the predetermined general attribute descriptors as corresponding to attributes of a first user... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100223268 - Searching digital information and databases: This application describes methods for searching digital information such as digital documents (e.g., web pages) and computer databases, and specific search techniques such as authority ranking and information retrieval (IR) relevance ranking in keyword searches. In some implementations, the technique includes analyzing digital information viewed as a labeled graph, including... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20100223269 - System and method for an efficient query sort of a data stream with duplicate key values: An apparatus and method for efficiently performing a query sort on a data set with duplicate key values is disclosed. The method includes identifying unique key values for a key in a data set after determining that a number of duplicate key values for the key exceed a predefined threshold.... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20100223270 - Reviewing user-created content before website presentation: Methods and systems for reviewing content items created by users for presentation in association with a website are provided. Automatic scrubbing (followed by manual review, if necessary) of user-created content items that have yet to be presented in association with a website is provided as is manual review of user-created... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100223271 - Storage device and recording medium: There are provided a storage device and a computer-readable medium capable of efficiently storing keywords contained in description information and efficiently retrieving the keyword. A list producing portion (6) extracts the keywords from the description information and produces a keyword list correlating the keywords with the scene information containing the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100223273 - Discriminating search results by phrase analysis: A statistical analysis parses documents for phrases in the documents. Each document is analyzed with a phrase analysis engine to determine a key phrase that frequently occur throughout each document. One or more documents are grouped together based a corresponding statistically improbable phrase.... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100223272 - Methods and systems for aggregating content in an instant messaging system: A method for content aggregation in an instant messaging system includes locating content of a specified type in an instant messaging log; organizing the located content by a parameter; and displaying the organized content. A system for content aggregation in an instant messaging system includes an aggregation module configured to... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Lotus
20100223274 - Systems and methods for generating a change log for files in a managed network: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for generating a change log for files in managed network. A set of managed machines, such as personal computers or servers, can be managed by a network management platform communicating with the machines via a secure channel. The network management platform can employ a... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20100223275 - Interactive intelligent searching with executable suggestions: A method, system, and computer program product for interactive searching with executable suggestions provides a search engine and data management technology that determine what a user is looking for, analyze the data in a database, and present immediately useful suggestions for finding the right information. Executable suggestions are presented that... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100223283 - Apparatus and method for processing query: An apparatus for processing a query in a plurality of heterogeneous sensor networks includes a query queue, a query combining and converting unit, a query command manager, and a data combiner. The query queue receives a plurality of queries from a user interface and stores them and the query combining... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100223276 - Automated generation of metadata for mining image and text data: A tangible computer readable medium encoded with instructions for automatically generating metadata, wherein said execution of said instructions by one or more processors causes said “one or more processors” to perform the steps comprising: a. creating at least one feature vector for each document in a dataset; b. extracting said... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100223285 - Critical test result management system and method: A critical test results management system and method for capturing test data from a test results providing program and delivering messages to interested recipients. The system and method generating alerts, escalating the alerts to message receiving devices, and tracking the status of the alerts. The recipient of an alert can... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20100223282 - Database and a method for obtaining the address of a quality of service and charging control entity in an ims network using such a database: A database (51) accessible in an IMS network and including at least one record including: an identifier of a terminal (10) in a transport plane; an identifier of said terminal (10) in a signaling plane; and at least one address of a quality of service and charging control entity (40)... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100223281 - Finding relatives in a database: Determining relative relationship includes receiving recombinable deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) information of a first user and recombinable DNA information of a second user, determining, based at least in part on the recombinable DNA information of the first user and recombinable DNA information of the second user, a predicted degree of relationship... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100223278 - Generating online advertisments based upon available dynamic content relevant domain names: Methods of the present inventions allow for generating online advertisements offering dynamic content relevant domain names for registration. An exemplary method may comprise the steps of requesting at least one available domain name (which may be based upon content on a website), receiving the domain name(s), incorporating the domain name(s)... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20100223280 - Measuring contextual similarity: A contextual similarity measurement system computes a similarity model for a reference document using a prediction by partial match method. The system further computes a similarity measure between a compared document and the reference document using the similarity for the reference document.... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100223277 - Substrate processing system and operation inspecting method: There is provided a substrate processing system that can automatically inspect the operation of various kinds of parts of a semiconductor manufacturing apparatus without increasing the load of a main controller in the semiconductor manufacturing apparatus. In the substrate processing system of the present invention, inspection data of the semiconductor... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100223279 - System and method for linking ad tagged words: There is disclosed a computer-implemented method operable on a mobile communication device for linking words to advertising resource links. In an embodiment, the method comprises: scanning a list or a body of text in order to identify a tagged keyword; linking at least one corresponding advertising resource link to each... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP
20100223284 - Systems and methods for exporting, publishing, browsing and installing on-demand applications in a multi-tenant database environment: A computer implemented method of developing computer applications, the method comprising providing to multiple users access, over a network, to information on a data center, with a subgroup of the users having access to a sub-portion of the information that is different from the sub-portion accessible by the remaining tenants... Agent: Joseph Olsen, Paul Durdik And Kenneth C. Brooks
20100223287 - Techniques and system to deploy policies intelligently: In an information management system, relevant policies are deployed to targets while policies which are not relevant are not. By deploying relevant policies, this reduces the amount of space requirements at the target to store the policies and the amount of data that needs to be sent to the target.... Agent: Aka Chan LLP
20100223286 - Web server document library: Document libraries that facilitate content contribution to and management of a website. In general, a document library comprises a database, a special “document library” file system folder and the documents in that folder (or within subfolders of that folder). The database maintains properties of documents in the document library file... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100223290 - Method of using a code to track user access to content: A method for tracking user internet surfing involving steps of providing a computer hosting a plurality of contents stored on a computer storage medium; storing on the computer storage medium a surf code reference for each content in the plurality of contents; storing on the computer storage medium an identification... Agent: Louis Ventre Jr
20100223289 - Multi-pass data organization and automatic naming: A method and a system to organize a data set into groups of data subsets in multiple passes using different parameters and to automatically name the groups is disclosed. For example, a data set is retrieved in accordance with a search query submitted by a user. The data set is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100223288 - Preprocessing text to enhance statistical features: A document preprocessor preprocess a document to enhance the statistical features of the document. The system preprocesses the document by matching a prefix and a trailing context in the document with one or more matching prefixes in a transformation database, where the prefix is a first string of one or... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100223291 - Text mining device, text mining method, and text mining program: With respect to each part at which a word included in a characteristic condition defining a characteristic text set designated by a user through the input device appears in text, the characteristic condition assurance degree calculating unit of the text mining device obtains a reliability of the word from the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100223294 - Address matching system and method: An address matching system that maintains a central database of valid addresses has been designed. According to the invention, address matching requests are received by the system from a plurality of remote users located at respective machines (“clients”). Those requests are processed at the central system, and the results are... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100223292 - Holistic disambiguation for entity name spotting: A method resolves ambiguous spotted entity names in a data corpus by determining an activation level value for each of a plurality of nodes corresponding to a single ambiguous entity name. The activation levels for each of the nodes may be modified by inputting outside domain knowledge corresponding to the... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20100223293 - Polymorphic markers and methods of genotyping corn: Polymorphic corn DNA loci useful for genotyping between at least two varieties of corn. Sequences of the loci are useful for designing primers and probe oligonucleotides for detecting polymorphisms in corn DNA. Polymorphisms are useful for genotyping applications in corn. The polymorphic markers are useful to establish marker/trait associations, e.g.... Agent: Thompson Coburn, LLP
20100223295 - Applied semantic knowledgebases and applications thereof: Novel tools and techniques for generating and/or implementing an applied semantic knowledgebase. Some tools allow for data integration into coherent, semantically connected networks and for generation of sets of query-based models describing complex functional relationships as sub-networks. In an aspect, an applied semantic knowledgebase may comprise collections of SPARQL network... Agent: Swanson & Bratschun, L.L.C.
20100223296 - Data processing system: A data processing system is provided for storing and managing multiple data entries. The data processing system employs a data structure which allows the storage and management of a vast number of interrelated data entries the interrelations of which change over time. The data structure reflects such changing interrelations over... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20100223297 - Data merging in distributed computing: A data merging method for distributed computing uses a configuration file to guide the insertion of computational results obtained by distributed nodes into a database table, and to merge the computational results inserted in the database table. The configuration file is established according to the task splitting conditions of distributed... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100223299 - 3d object descriptors: Techniques for matching a 3D object are provided. In some embodiments, a 3D object retrieval apparatus includes an input unit configured to receive as input at least one sample view of a 3D query object to be inputted, and an object descriptor determining unit configured to generate at least one... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100223302 - Features such as titles, transitions, and/or effects which vary according to positions: A software program for creating features for use with a plurality of media objects in a sequence. The program comprises a feature component specifying a feature having parameters affecting at least one variable aspect of the feature. An indicator component identifies a position of the specified feature relative to the... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (msft)
20100223298 - Method and device for creating relation-type form database: The present invention provides a method and device for creating a relation-type form database, the method comprising: displaying an existing form as a background image on a screen; drawing frames on predetermined positions of the background image with an operation means to create multiple data areas; and creating parallel relations... Agent: J C Patents
20100223301 - Synchronous interface to asynchronous processes: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for selectively accessing one or more web services from a client machine, the one or more web services and the client machine being accessible over a network. A request for information is received from a client machine with a... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP - Slfc-odvf
20100223300 - System and method for the transformation and canonicalization of semantically structured data: A method of transforming and canonicalizing semantically structured data includes obtaining data from a network of computers, applying text patterns to the obtained data and placing the data in a first data file, providing a second data file containing the obtained data in a uniform format, and generating interface specific... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100223303 - Method, system, and computer program product for searching files on a network: A system uses “dimensions” to filter information in a computer network. Dimensions can be categories such as geographic location, corporate department, employee classification or time period, etc. Each dimension includes one or more “elements.” An element is essentially a “value” for the dimension. For example, in the “geographic location” dimension,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20100223304 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a storage unit that stores content data, a movement instruction unit that provides instructions to move the content data stored in the storage unit in accordance with a user operation, a detection unit that detects characteristic information of the content data in... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100223305 - Infrastructure for spilling pages to a persistent store: Techniques for managing memory usage in a processing system are provided. This may be achieved by receiving a data stream including multiple tuples and determining a query plan that was generated for a continuous query applied to the multiple tuples in the data stream. The query plan may include one... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100223306 - Method and apparatus for discovering application configuration files in a system: A method and apparatus for discovering application configuration files in a system. The method includes the steps of: obtaining a process identifier of an application in concern; comparing the obtained process identifier with a process identifier of a process for operating configuration files in the system; and determining configuration files... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100223307 - Memory device and method for content virtualization: A memory device and method for content virtualization are disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of directories are created in the memory of the memory device, wherein each of the plurality of directories points to a same storage location of the digital content. In another embodiment, a first header for... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20100223308 - Method and system for dual mode access for storage devices: A method and system for reading data from a non-volatile mass storage device is provided. The method includes, performing logical configuration for the non-volatile mass storage device, wherein file data is allocated addresses in a virtual logical address space; and data identified by virtual logical addresses is read by a... Agent: Sandisk Corporation Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A.
20100223309 - Managing virtual machines by means of hierarchical labeling: A host controller maintains a hierarchy of labels representing distinct virtual machine parameters, allows a user to specify labels for virtual machines hosted by one or more servers coupled to the host controller, and stores the specified labels in association with respective virtual machines in a database that reflects relationships... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLPPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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