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20100299304 - Multimedia inspection database system (midas) for dynamic run-time data evaluation: An object-oriented system provides a comprehensive and integrated tool to manage, operate, analyze and inspect structures by providing 3-D visualization of the structures, a database interface, connectivity with one or more databases, a data display and analysis capabilities. The structural model is stored as an object-oriented, serialized file as a... Agent: Edmonds Nolte, PC
20100299307 - Display device, data conversion method, and computer-readable medium storing data conversion program: A display device includes a timing determination portion that determines whether it is a timing of converting an incompatible file into an electronic file in a specified data format, a file acquisition portion that acquires the incompatible file from a first storage device when the timing determination portion determines that... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20100299305 - Programming element modification recommendation: Techniques described herein help determine dependencies and associations between CPEs in a computing system. These techniques track previous check-ins over a period of time in order to learn the dependencies and associations between CPEs. The previous check-ins are performed by a plurality of different computer programmers. In some embodiments, in... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100299306 - Storage system having file change notification interface: The present invention provides a file operation notifying program for detecting a file operation of an application in a virtual file server on a server machine, and notifying the file operation to an application on another virtual file server inside the server machine, and to an application external to the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100299308 - Peer-to-peer data synchronization architecture: To enable the peer-to-peer synchronization among multiple devices, each device in the peer network keeps track of the changes it makes to any shared data and also keeps track of its own knowledge of the changes made by other devices. When two or more peer devices communicate, they share with... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100299309 - Backup management method: Restoration of all virtual machines are managed in respect of each restoration time thereof in a case where virtual machines at certain time in the past are restored under a server virtualization environment in which a plurality of virtual machines are constituted. A host computer creates a first snapshot of... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100299311 - Method and system for assuring integrity of deduplicated data: The present invention provides for a system and method for assuring integrity of deduplicated data objects stored within a storage system. A data object is copied to secondary storage media, and a digital signature such as a checksum is generated of the data object. Then, deduplication is performed upon the... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20100299310 - Method for accessing data storage unit: In a method for accessing a data storage unit, an access instruction for the data storage unit is received from a client side, and a step is performed to determine if the data storage unit has been shut down. When the access instruction is issued for browsing the data storage... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis
20100299312 - Write interceptor for tracking changes to a disk image: Changes are tracked by tracking a change request which when performed by a disk driver changes a portion of disk storage. The change request is allowed to pass to the disk driver to be performed by the disk driver. Information associated with the change request is stored in an operating... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20100299313 - Systems and methods for securing data in the cloud: A secure data parser is provided that may be integrated into any suitable system for securely storing data in and communicating data with cloud computing resources. The secure data parser parses data and then splits the data into multiple portions that are stored or communicated distinctly. Encryption of the original... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100299314 - Identifying and using critical fields in quality management: Methods and systems for identifying critical fields in documents, for example so that quality improvement efforts can be prioritized on the critical fields. One aspect of the invention concerns a method for improving quality of a data processing operation in a plurality of documents. A set of documents is sampled.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100299315 - Data archiving system: An encrypted file storage solution consists of a cluster of processing nodes, external data storage, and a software agent (the “File System Watcher”), which is installed on the application servers. Cluster sizes of one node up to many hundreds of nodes are possible. There are also remote “Key Servers” which... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman
20100299316 - Block compression of tables with repeated values: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for block compression of tables with repeated values. In general, value identifiers representing a compressed column of data may be sorted to render repeated values contiguous, and block dictionaries may be generated. A block dictionary may be generated for each block of value... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20100299317 - Method of displaying a subjective score with search engine results: Methods and apparatus are provided for associating scores with search results obtained from a search engine so that the scores can be displayed with the search results. A search of electronic documents, such as webpages, is requested and a set of search results obtained. Each search result in the set... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100299319 - Method, apparatus, and architecture for automated interaction between subscribers and entities: A method for interaction between a subscriber and an entity includes determining a current locus and acquiring change in status information for a subscriber. Preference information, for one or more searchable parameters selected by the subscriber, and association information, for one ore more contacts made by the subscriber, are acquired.... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20100299320 - Method and system to facilitate decision point information flow and to improve compliance with a given standardized vocabulary: An information search system incorporating computer algorithms that provide for (1) enforcement of compliance with a standardized vocabulary by a user or users, in a manner that is much more acceptable to users than known existing methods; 2) instant or essentially instant provision of information that is context sensitive, that... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100299321 - Report system and method using prompt object abstraction: An reporting system that incorporates prompt objects in a report definition to enable a user to specify answers to questions to customize a report at execution time. A prompt object contains a single question to be answered, validation values for the answer, and attributes indicating how the prompt object is... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100299322 - System and method for web page identifications: The present invention relates to a system and method for information process of web pages using artificially constructed apparatus. More specially, in one preferred embodiment of the present invention, web pages are processed to obtain types of web pages according to information related to the web pages or contents of... Agent: Qin Zhang
20100299323 - System, method and apparatus for rating risk: The present invention relates to a method, system and apparatus for rating risk and in particular to a system for rating public health and safety risks, including monitoring and reviewing compliance with such risks, among Suppliers in goods and services industries. The invention has been developed primarily for use as... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100299324 - Information service for facts extracted from differing sources on a wide area network: In one general aspect, a wide area network fact information service method is disclosed. This method includes storing a plurality of canonical fact entries, storing one or more fact descriptor entries for each of the canonical fact entries, and ranking the canonical fact entries relative to each other based on... Agent: Kristofer E. Elbing
20100299326 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for a forum ferreting system: This disclosure details apparatuses, systems and methods for a forum ferreting system. Various implementations of the system may be configured to meet the needs of a variety of users. In one embodiment, the system may be configured to provide users with a variety of search options, including popularity and/or relevance.... Agent: Chadbourne & Parke LLP
20100299325 - System and method for generation of a customized web page based on user identifiers: A system for generating a customized web page comprises an identifier generator and manager (IGM) for generating a plurality of identifiers from data collected respective of usage of information by a user over time and for providing an answer responsive to a query, wherein the answer is based on the... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20100299327 - Generating structured query language/extensible markup language (sql/xml) statements: A mechanism is provided for generating Structured Query Language/Extensible Markup Language (SQL/XML) statements. An SQL/XML generation module receives an SQL statement that is expressed in terms of logical data items. The SQL/XML generation module parses and analyzes the SQL statement and generates a set of XMLQUERY functions, a set of... Agent: Walder Intellectual Property Law PC
20100299328 - Method and apparatus for updating prototypes: An apparatus and method for machine-updating of prototypes—for example, during design of digital objects, or content-management—has input means (15) for inputting descriptive classifiers (tags) that a user assigns to prototypes and a tag model generator (20) that uses machine learning techniques to produce a model of the association between the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100299329 - Apparatus and methods for providing answers to queries respective of a user based on user uniquifiers: A method for providing an answer to an input query respective of a user using a user device comprises collecting data respective of the user by using a plurality of sensors on the user device, wherein the plurality of sensors sense the user activity on the user device; generating a... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20100299330 - Ontology-integration-position specifying apparatus, ontology-integration supporting method, and computer program product: Attribute mapping information is stored, in which a superclass of an associated class in an integration-source ontology already associated with an integration-destination ontology, an attribute of the superclass, and an integration destination attribute of a class in the integration destination are associated with each other. An integration target class in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100299331 - Accessing deep web information associated with transportation services using a search engine: Methods, apparatuses, and articles for receiving a search request associated with a transportation service from a client device, the search request including a plurality of search criteria, are described herein. Additionally, the methods, apparatuses, and articles further return to the client device an answer page having a plurality of answers... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100299332 - Method and system of indexing numerical data: The present invention provides a computer-implemented method for indexing numerical information embedded in one or more electronic files. The method comprises determining whether an electronic file comprises one or more images containing embedded numerical data, including the steps of inputting the one or more images into a classification system comprising... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100299333 - Method for improving the effectiveness of hash-based data structures: A method to improve the effectiveness of hash-based data structures includes configuration of a data structure and transformation of hash codes as produced by a hash function, to yield a more uniform distribution of data amongst the slots in a data structure. Transformation results in a non-uniform but predictable distribution... Agent: Roger Frederick Osmond
20100299334 - Computer implemented system and method for providing a community and collaboration platform around knowledge transfer, expertise, innovation, tangible assets, intangible assets and information assets: A computer implemented system and method for providing a computer and collaboration platform around knowledge transfer, expertise, innovation, tangible, intangible and information assets are disclosed. The system converts a static expert content into an active forum in an effective manner to promote collaboration among users in the various categories. The... Agent: Stephen B. Salai, Esq. Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
20100299335 - Method for optimizing clinical data standardization: A method of integrating clinical trial data into a form required by a standards based data format. Annotations may be made to a case report form (CRF) designed for a clinical trial that map report form data to standards compliant data. The annotations may be stored in, and then applied... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP Princeton Pike Corporate Center
20100299337 - Computer system for processing a query: The invention relates to a computer system comprising: a database having a database table for storing records comprising data values, the database table having first columns for storing the data values, each one of the first columns being assigned to a data field of a set of predefined data fields,... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100299336 - Disambiguating a search query: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for disambiguating a search query are provided. A query may be ambiguous when the domain-confidence factors indicate a high likelihood that the search query may belong to two or more domains. A domain is a subject matter category such as shopping, sports, entertainment, music, or... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100299340 - Distributed contact information discovery and sharing: A contact sharing system is described herein that allows multiple people to share their address books of contact information so that a person can search for contact information among the address books of the person's existing contacts in addition to any publicly available searchable sources of contact information. Because at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100299343 - Identifying task groups for organizing search results: Computer-readable media and computerized methods for automatically organizing search results according to task groups are provided. The methods involve aggregating a gallery of entities (e.g., search queries that share a common categorization) into a query class and assigning a dictionary (e.g., list of terms that are drawn from various sources)... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100299339 - Indexing provenance data and evaluating provenance data queries in data processing systems: Techniques for indexing provenance data and evaluating provenance data queries are disclosed. For example, a method for processing one or more queries directed toward data associated with a data processing system comprises the following steps. One or more data items of a first data set associated with the data processing... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100299338 - Method and apparatus for providing device compatibility service: Techniques for a device compatibility service include receiving a first query from a service indicating first device identification data related to a mobile communication device. A second query is initiated into multiple sources for the mobile communication device based on the received device identification data. In response to the received... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100299341 - Storage system database of attributes: A method, a system and a computer program product for storing one or more volume attributes in a database. The system receives one or more volume attributes which are associated with one or more volumes within a storage system. One or more search terms are assigned to the volume attributes.... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20100299342 - System and method for modification in computerized searching: A system and method for conducting a computerized search, including: receiving a query from a user; classifying the query; augmenting the query based on the classification; issuing the query to a search engine; and conducting a search based on the augmented query. Alternatively, a system and method for conducting a... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.
20100299344 - Method of suggesting accompaniment tracks for synchronised rendering with a content data item: A method of suggesting accompaniment tracks for synchronised rendering with a content data item includes obtaining data descriptive of the content data item. A database query based at least partly on the data descriptive of the content data item to identify auxiliary content items to a user is resolved. The... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100299350 - Click-through prediction for news queries: Described is estimating whether an online search query is a news-related query, and if so, outputting news-related results in association with other search results returned in response to the query. The query is processed into features, including by accessing corpora that corresponds to relatively current events, e.g., recently crawled from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100299347 - Database application navigation: A database server application program is provided that is configured to provide a programmable interface into a database application by way of database services uniform resource locators (URLs). A database services URL utilized by the database application can be updated programmatically by program code executing within or under control of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100299354 - Determining device and determining method for determining processing to be performed based on acquired data: The present invention provides a technique for determining processing to be performed at high speed. When processing to be performed is determined through multiple condition judgments and branches, a comparison target extraction circuit extracts from acquired data multiple pieces of determination data used for the condition judgments and branches and... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20100299346 - Document diagnostic program and document diagnosis method: A document diagnostic program is provided for reducing a check operation checking whether or not a described term is appropriately used with regard to a document whose description content is sectioned by identifiers. The reading means 18 of the computer 11 imports the character data of the specification whose description... Agent: Onda Techno Intl. Patent Attys.
20100299355 - Image search apparatus and method thereof: An image search apparatus extracts a symmetric partial image based on acquired pairs of feature points, and divides the partial image at a symmetry axis of the partial image to decide two partial areas, as a first area and a second area based on the tendency of image features in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100299359 - Method and device for invoking usi: In the field of communication technology, a method for invoking a Universal Service Interface (USI) and a USI system are provided. The schemes provide a user with a short-lived user ID for the application to interact with the USI system. The short-lived ID has a corresponding relation with the long-lived... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100299358 - Method and system for dynamically processing ambiguous, reduced text search queries and highlighting results thereof: A method and system are provided of processing a search query entered by a user of a device having a text input interface with overloaded keys. The search query is directed at identifying an item from a set of items. Each of the items has a name including one or... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20100299345 - Method for serving search content by a soap operation: Provided is a method for servicing queried contents using a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) operation. The method includes transmitting a request message of a SOAP query operation to which a request element field type is added in order to request various content searches through a complex operation, and extracting... Agent: Andrew F. Bodendorf
20100299351 - Metrics library: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a metrics library system (MLS) for creating and storing complex search queries in a searchable repository. Embodiments of the present invention provide an MLS comprising a user interface for entering a user login, a defined metric query store, a metric definition interface, at... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100299353 - Moving image data checking system, moving image database creating method, and registering system and program for registering moving image data in moving image database: [Means for Solving Problems] The checking system for checking browsable moving image data in a browsable state for a site on a network comprises a moving image database in which registered moving image data is registered as information and checking means for checking browsable moving image data with the registered... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20100299352 - Navigation of contact information represented as pages containing a plurality of contact identifiers: A system and method for obtaining a unique contact identifier for use by a user device in sending a communication message over a communications network to a target device addressable on the communications network through the unique contact identifier. The system and method comprise a parameter module for receiving at... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
20100299357 - Object tree walking: Information is processed by receiving from a requesting node a request to access a content management related service. The content management related service is performed at a second node in the opposite direction as the requesting node; the request is associated with an object tree. The object tree is walked... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20100299349 - Reducing latency in returning online search results: An embodiment of the invention is directed to reducing search-response latency. The closest intermediate server can be located between a client computing device and a search engine. A search query is sent to the intermediate server in a first packet of a transport protocol handshake. A plurality of packets are... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100299348 - Search interface for finding data items of interest from a database system: A computer implemented approach which identifies secondary entities associated with a (primary) entity selected by a user, and enables the user to find entity instances of interest by performing a search based on the attributes of the user selected primary entity and one or more of the identified secondary entities.... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20100299356 - Type system for building extensible business applications: A platform (referred to herein as Extensible Application Platform, or XAP) for developing extensible business applications. In one set of embodiments, XAP can include an Extensible Markup Language (XML) based application model that is designed to support a high degree of application extensibility. For example, the XAP application model can... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100299360 - Extrapolation of item attributes based on detected associations between the items: An attribute of a first item is extrapolated to a second item that is not known to have that attribute. The extrapolation occurs as a result of a substitution association detected between the first and second items. The substitution association may be detected based on an analysis of the content... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100299361 - Device and a method for predicting comments associated with a product: A method is provided for predicting comments on a given product from a predetermined list of products information, which is displayed on a display screen for a given user having a stored user profile describing the preferences of the user for at least a portion of the product list. The... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100299362 - Method for controlling access to data containers in a computer system: A method for controlling access to stored objects in a computer system is provided that is both powerful and flexible, and minimizes complexity to the user. The method may apply to logical containers of objects and supports arbitrary configurations of logical containers, including nests and hierarchies. The method extends beyond... Agent: Roger Frederick Osmond
20100299363 - Pre-populated and administrator defined groups in contacts lists: A contacts list for a subscriber is pre-populated based on information received from various data stores, data mining of applications associated with the subscriber, and administrator defined contacts. The list may be further maintained dynamically based on changes to contact information and/or subscriber attributes.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100299365 - Data classification methods and apparatus for use with data fusion: Methods and apparatus for classifying data for use in data fusion processes are disclosed. An example method of classifying data selectively groups nodes of a classification tree so that each node is assigned to only one of a plurality of groups and so that at least one of the groups... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20100299364 - Web application for debate maps: A fully web-enabled software system for building, editing, evaluating, rendering, navigating and storing an integrate repository of debate in which schematic representations of individual debates are bound together to form an overarching repository of debate by a multiplicity of user-specified semantic cross-relationships that allow the emergence of clusters of related... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20100299371 - Automatic file conversion to a target format: A conversion tool that is automatically launched enables file formats not understood by a given application to be opened by that application. The converter registers for file types that are not already associated with an application used by the system. When a file that is not supported by another application... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100299369 - Display device, data conversion method, and computer-readable medium storing data conversion progam: A display device includes an internal battery that supplies electric power to the display device, a data acquisition portion that acquires an incompatible data file from a first storage portion, a remaining power determination portion that determines whether an amount of electric power that remains in the internal battery is... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20100299368 - Efficient reconstruction of virtual disk hierarchies across storage domains: A method and software is described for recreating on a target datastore a set of hierarchical files that are present on a source datastore. A content identifier (ID) is maintained for each component of the set of hierarchical files. The content ID of a component is updated when its contents... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20100299367 - Keyword searching on database views: A keyword search is executed on a view of a database based on a Boolean keyword query. The view includes multiple text columns, and the keyword search is executed on each of the multiple text columns in the view. The output results from the keyword search on each of the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100299370 - Method and apparatus for combining a first partition from a first digital map database and a second partition from a second digital map database: A method is disclosed for combining a first partition from a first digital map database and a second partition from a second digital map database, wherein the first and second digital map database are associated with a coordinate reference system, wherein the first and second partition include an interaction with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20100299366 - Systems and methods for generating cloud computing landscapes: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a computer-implemented method comprising specifying a landscape definition, the landscape definition specifying a plurality of different servers to be instantiated on a cloud computing system, wherein the plurality of servers are operable to work together as a single logical entity, the landscape definition... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group P.C. Chad R. Walsh
20100299372 - Method and system for reconstruction of object model data in a relational database: Methods, systems and articles of manufacture are provided for migrating entity relationship data residing in an object oriented program environment to a relational database schema. Further, functionality is provided to facilitate more efficient searching and reconstruction of the entity relationship data in the relational database.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100299373 - Business flow processing method and apparatus: In order to identify a parallel-executed portion of processes included in a business flow, following stages are executed: obtaining transaction records including a processing time, a process type and an identifier from a database; grouping the transaction records based on the identifier and sorting the transaction records within a group... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100299374 - Data processing apparatus and method thereof, and information processing apparatus and method thereof: As an embodiment of the present invention, a data processing apparatus stores as cache data, in a RAM, data included in a predetermined fixed length area of a stored file. The PC sends a transfer request for cache data to the data processing apparatus, and the data processing apparatus sends... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100299375 - Methods and devices for incorporating pdf files: A method in the field of printing for merging Portable Document Format documents which increases the merging efficiency of said documents. The method comprises: performing upon all priorities, according to a high-to-low priority sequence based on pre-determined priorities for key word type combination, the following processes until all merging pages... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100299376 - Selective management of mobile devices in an enterprise environment: In various embodiments, a method is described that includes registering a mobile device with an enterprise by storing registration data for the mobile device in a device management database; designating one or more group designations for the mobile device; storing the one or more group designations in the device management... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100299377 - Selection and sorting protocol extensions to the ws-enumeration protocol: Techniques are described herein for providing protocol extensions to the WS-Enumeration protocol. A selection protocol extension to the WS-Enumeration protocol enables retrieval of partial representations of objects from a directory server. The partial representations include attributes of the objects that are designated via the selection protocol extension. A sorting protocol... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)11/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100293135 - Highconcurrency query operator and method: In one embodiment, a method includes concurrently executing a set of multiple queries, through a processor, to improve a resource usage within a data warehouse system. The method also includes permitting a group of users of the data warehouse system to simultaneously run a set of queries. In addition, the... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.
20100293136 - Document management system: The present invention can realize easy transition from a task managed by a To-Do list to a workflow. When an unprocessed task stored in the To-Do list database is converted by an instruction into the workflow in the client software, a document management system of the present invention extracts a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100293138 - Information exchange engine providing a critical infrastructure layer and methods of use thereof: A virtual record manager and a data exchange engine are provided for dynamically defining data records in a database and for dynamically allocating instances of defined data records. These components are capable of mediating between the database and application and client interface layers to facilitate exchange of information over a... Agent: Kang Lim
20100293137 - Method and system for journaling data updates in a distributed file system: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing a file system transaction in a distributed file system. The method includes receiving a transaction request from a computer, wherein the transaction request includes file data to be stored and a first segment identifier that determines a destination... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100293139 - Method, widget terminal and server for synchronizing data: A method for synchronizing data is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a data synchronization request; determining data that needs to be transcoded and a transcoding rule for such data according to the data synchronization request and features of a widget terminal that requests data synchronization and sending the data that... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd./finnegan
20100293140 - Distributed database system by sharing or replicating the meta information on memory caches: It is a purpose of this invention to achieve Scale-Out of the distributed database system that assumes a real-time update to be a requirement and which is achieved by dividing the database system into two or more database domains. This is to achieve handling of even larger scale databases while... Agent: Mr. Shuhei Nishiyama
20100293143 - Initialization of database for synchronization: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to initializing a database to be used for synchronization. In aspects, a peer in a synchronization topology creates a consistent copy of its database. Metadata associated with this copy is marked to distinguish changes made before the copy was created from changes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293141 - Method and a system for obtaining differential backup: The present invention provides a method that uses differential backup which is a key feature when uploading file for back up data from a client terminal to a server terminal. At the time of backup, only the changes from the client terminal side are sent back to the server terminal... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100293145 - Method of selective replication in a storage area network: A method includes identifying with a server a first range of data blocks in a storage device array corresponding to data files selected for replication, the first range of data blocks being managed by a source host device; mapping the first range of data blocks to a second range of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100293146 - Stateless virtual machine: Some embodiments of using snapshotting and virtualization to perform tasks in a known and reproducible environment have been presented. A computing device generates a temporary snapshot of a state of a virtual machine. A session of the virtual machine is started on the computing device using the temporary snapshot. The... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100293147 - System and method for providing automated electronic information backup, storage and recovery: An automated electronic information backup, storage migration, and recovery system includes techniques for automatically observing all file events over a plurality of computing devices. The observed file events are mapped to the applications producing them. A relevancy of those file events are determined based on an application information repository. Business... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100293142 - System and method for transmitting needed portions of a data file between networked computers: A system and method for communicating a data file between networked computers is disclosed. The method includes the operation of requesting a data file consisting of a plurality of file blocks to be transferred from a source computing device to a destination computing device. A hash signature for each of... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20100293144 - Using snapshotting and virtualization to perform tasks in a known and reproducible environment: Some embodiments of using snapshotting and virtualization to perform tasks in a known and reproducible environment have been presented. In one embodiment, a pristine snapshot of a first virtual machine in a computer file system is stored in a computer-readable storage medium. The pristine snapshot represents a known environment. A... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100293148 - Network attached storage backup: In one embodiment a network attached storage device comprises at least one storage media, a detection module to detect at least one computing device on a network, a configuration module to configure, in network attached storage device, backup settings, a coordination module to coordinate backup procedures, a network attached storage... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100293149 - System and method for providing simultaneous, multiple case scenario analysis: A system and method for creating and maintaining multiple scenarios associated with a legal proceeding has been developed to automatically create and maintain multiple scenarios in a manner where key parameters (such as party status) can be modified and the remaining elements of the file adjusted automatically. An initial case... Agent: Wendy W. Koba
20100293150 - Storage apparatus, data restoration method and computer system: An LU management table 61 that associates and stores the LU# of the P-Vol 10p and the LU# of the S-Vol 10s is provided. The CPU 53 specifies the LU# of the S-Vol 10s constituting the save source of the data with respect to the magnetic tape cartridge 74, acquires... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20100293151 - Analyzing internal hard drives and continuously authenticating program files within microsoft operating system: A method of performing an analysis on internal hard drive(s), which includes an analysis of the file management system, individual files that exist on the hard drive, developing a Unique ID for each program (i.e., executable) file and continuously analyzing (i.e., scanning) the hard drive(s) to detect physical changes in... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20100293152 - Managing apparatus, recording medium in which managing program is recorded, and expiration date determining method: An apparatus includes: a storage unit storing page information located at a root, a node, and a leaf in a tree structure, and storing the plurality of page information including an expiration date of a record that is included in any page information; a search unit searching a record that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100293153 - Method and device for compressing table based on finite automata, method and device for matching table: A method for compressing a table based on finite automata (FA) includes analyzing transferring characteristics of all states in an original two-dimensional structure table and combining continual states with unified transferring characteristics in the original two-dimensional structure table. A method for matching a table based on FA, a device for... Agent: Huawei/bhgl
20100293154 - Managing long-lived resource locks in a multi-system mail infrastructure: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to managing resource locks and provide method, system and computer program product for managing long-lived resource locks. In a first embodiment, a data processing system for managing long-lived resource locks can include one or more work items disposed... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20100293155 - Method for filtering file clusters: A method for filtering file clusters is presented. In the method, a plurality of advanced filter actions with different filter conditions and independent from each other is performed on an obtained main result file. Thereby, a history record of each advanced filter is kept, and the history record of each... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100293156 - Database processing method and database processing system: Provided is a database processing system including: a computer for outputting data in response to a received query request; and a storage system including a storage device for storing the data, in which: the storage device stores a plurality of partial indices indicating a storage location of the data; the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100293158 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a search processing section for causing a transmission/reception section to execute processing of transmitting a search request including a search condition to each of one or more information management devices, causing the transmission/reception section to execute processing of receiving, as a response... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100293157 - Information processing apparatus for generating ranking information representing degree of popularity of data and information processing method therefor: An information processing apparatus includes a changing unit configured to change content data arranged in a predetermined region to other content data in response to a user request, a counting unit configured to count a remaining number of metadata added to content data remaining unchanged by the changing unit among... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100293159 - Systems and methods for extracting phases from text: Systems and methods for extracting phrases from text are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a method may include preprocessing desired phrases into at least one phrase indexing data structure for efficient matching. The method may also include scanning text to construct a hash table including keys and corresponding entries. The... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100293160 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on learned periodicity of user content selection: A method of selecting and presenting content based on learned user preferences is provided. The method includes receiving search input from the user for identifying desired content items and receiving content selection actions from the user. The method further includes analyzing the date, day, and time of content selection actions... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20100293162 - Automated keyword generation method for searching a database: The present invention relates to a method of generating keywords in an automated manner for use in searching an electronic database. The generated groups of keywords may be formatted in a variety of configurations, including a table. The table may include a plurality of columns for keywords and a plurality... Agent: Global Patent Solutions, LLC
20100293161 - Automatically avoiding unconstrained cartesian product joins: Database queries for retrieving data from database tables, that do not impose any constraints on the data to be retrieved, result in Cartesian product joins. Such unconstrained database queries when executed impose a significant load on resources, take a long time to execute, and may produce inaccurate and misleading results.... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)
20100293163 - Operational-related data computation engine: A computation system includes a receiver, a schema generator, and a table generator. The receiver receives operational related data relating to an IT environment of an organization from remote systems. The schema generator organizes the operational related data into at least one class of IT metric-oriented data based on at... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100293164 - Accessing medical image databases using medically relevant terms: The invention relates to a system for accessing a database comprising a plurality of image data sets. The system comprises an acquisition unit for acquiring a query for searching the database for an image data set or an image data subset comprised in an image data set, the query comprising... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100293165 - Subscriber identification system: A subscriber identification system 100 is presented in which subscriber selection data 250 including channel changes 134, volume changes 132, and time-of-day viewing information is used to identify a subscriber (user) 130 from a group of subscribers. In one instance, the subscriber selection data 250 is recorded and a signal... Agent: Carlineo, Spicer & Kee, LLC
20100293166 - System and method for a unified semantic ranking of compositions of ontological subjects and the applications thereof: The present invention discloses methods, systems, and tools for unified semantic ranking of compositions of ontological subjects. The method breaks a composition to a plurality of partitions as well as its constituent ontological subjects of different orders and builds a participation matrix indicating the participation of ontological subjects of the... Agent: Hamid Hatami-hanza
20100293167 - Biological database index and query searching: Methods and system for biological database indexing and query searching are described. In one embodiment, one or more words may be extracted from a biological sequence using a spacer. The spacer may be one or more characters within the biological sequence. The word and a position of the word within... Agent: Daniele Biasci
20100293168 - Determining configuration parameter dependencies via analysis of configuration data from multi-tiered enterprise applications: Configuration parameter name-value pairs are obtained for each of a plurality of component instances in a deployed software solution. A candidate set of configuration dependencies between different ones of the plurality of component instances in the deployed software solution is identified, based on the configuration parameter name-value pairs. The candidate... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100293169 - Content searching device and content searching method: A content searching device (100), which searches content from a content database with a use of a related keyword, includes: a related segment calculating unit (106) which calculates, for each content attribute, a related segment which is defined in order for first content and second content to be included in... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100293170 - Social network message categorization systems and methods: Systems and methods of identifying and categorizing social network messages that are relevant to selected categories and text terms are provided. The frequency of text terms appearing in social network messages are calculated for multiple categories. Based on the calculated text term frequency, social network messages can be identified and/or... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20100293171 - Image processor: A first sorting unit includes a second sorting unit that sorts first frequency data for luminance based on a first table, a third sorting unit that sorts second frequency data for chrominance based on a second table, a fourth sorting unit that sorts third frequency data for chrominance based on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100293172 - Method and system for storing and distributing electronic content: A content distribution network has at least two network stations adapted for storing and retrieving content. Content is divided in fragments scattered across different network stations. When a further network station is added to the network it determines which fragments of a desired content are available from other network stations... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20100293175 - Feature normalization and adaptation to build a universal ranking function: To increase the amount of training data available to train a machine learning ranking function, data from multiple markets are normalized in such a manner as to optimize a measurement of quality of the ranking function trained on the various sets of normalized training data. Furthermore, the feature scores of... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100293180 - Identifying conceptually related terms in search query results: Conceptually related term identification technique embodiments are presented that involve identifying in the results of a search query, terms that are conceptually related to the search query terms. In one general embodiment, this is accomplished by first inputting the terms employed in a search query and the results of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293179 - Identifying synonyms of entities using web search: Identifying synonyms of entities using web search results is disclosed herein. In some aspects, a candidate string of tokens of an entity name is selected as a search term. The search term is transmitted by a server to a search engine, which in turn, transmits search results back to the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100293182 - Method and apparatus for viewing documents in a database: An approach is provided for determining documents to display and includes extracting, from metadata in a first document, data that indicates a function and a filter for determining which documents in a database may be viewed to perform the function. It is determined whether the function is to be performed.... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100293178 - Providing tools for navigational search query results: Methods and computer-readable media are provided for displaying a target search result and relevant information on a search results page in response to a user-inputted query on a search page. The target search result and relevant information are identified in a database as having been previously determined to be most... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100293174 - Query classification: Techniques and systems are disclosed that provide for constructing a query classification index that can be used to classify a query into relevant categories. Where documents in an index are classified into one or more category predictions for a category hierarchy, classification metadata is generated for categories to which a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293176 - Range inclusive probe algorithm: A range inclusive probe algorithm for searching sorted, partially sorted, or unsorted data arrays is provided. The range inclusive probe algorithm begins like a binary array searching for a value with interactive range reduction. The search is continued even if the value is not found during the initial pass applying... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293173 - System and method of searching based on orientation: A system and method is provided whereby, in one aspect, advertisements are displayed based on search terms that were selected based on the angle at which a user is viewing a street level image.... Agent: Google Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP
20100293181 - Valuepilot - method and apparatus for estimating a value of a vehicle: The present invention relates to a method for generating an estimated value of a car, comprising the steps of receiving a user query specifying at least the type of a car; providing a database which comprises datasets having a car specification dataset specifying at least the type of the car... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100293177 - Vector extensions to an interpreted general expression evaluator in a database system: Described is a technology by which an expression in a database engine is executed against stacks of data. Each instruction of the expression is evaluated against the data stacks until completed against each data stack, such as by iterating to execute an instruction through the data stacks before executing the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293192 - method and computer means for choosing spectacle lenses adapted to a frame: A method and a computer system and its components for providing spectacles adapted to a future wearer. The method comprises the steps of: inputting in a computer system a first set of data (F1) related to the wearer, comprising at least a prescription of the wearer, inputting in the computer... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100293183 - Converged personal area network service method and system: A converged personal area network service system uses information provided by personal network elements (PNEs) to generate an event report file to store along with a data file to commemorate an event. When the data file is created, such as taking a picture, an event recording device sends requests to... Agent: Attn: Stephen B. Parker (wpd) Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100293193 - Document geospatial shape tagging, searching, archiving, and retrieval software: Disclosed is a document geospatial tagging, searching, archiving, and retrieval software system. The software system includes a tool that tags electronic documents with a geospatial tag. The geospatial tag indicates the shape and the geospatial points, in order, that define the location and extent of the geospatial location associated with... Agent: Cochran Freund & Young LLC
20100293184 - Identification of related bid phrases and categories using co-bidding information: The present invention provides a method and system for determining related bid terms. The method and system includes accessing a term database to determine a plurality of term pairs, the term pairs being paired terms bidded together in a term bidding operating environment. In the method and system, for each... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP
20100293188 - Method for reducing the workload of servers, corresponding terminal, device and computer software product: A method is provided for generating a query request to be transmitted to at least one receiving entity in a communication network. The method includes: receiving a developed and previously formulated query request; selecting a synthetic form adapted to the developed query request from a set of pre-established synthetic forms;... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100293190 - Playing and editing linked and annotated audiovisual works: In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining metadata that relates to a video program and that defines, for one or more specified time points in the video program, one or more web services to be invoked at those time points; generating and displaying, on a computer, a video window that... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100293186 - Search device, search method, search program, and computer readable recording medium: A search apparatus includes an input unit that receives an input of search-object information indicative of facilities to be searched for; a designating unit that designates, among combinations of facilities indicated by the search-object information, a combination of the facilities that are located on the same premises; a generating unit... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100293191 - Selection of access conditions for portable tokens: The invention relates to a portable token (SC) comprising a capability query mechanism (CQM). The capability query mechanism (CQM) is set to inform entities (PC, MW) willing to communicate with the portable token (SC) of at least a subset of the command(s) (C) available in the portable token (SC). The... Agent: The Jansson Firm
20100293187 - System and method for broadcast media tagging: The present invention is related to tagging broadcast media, in particular for use in mobile terminals. Metadata related to broadcast video and audio data is transmitted simultaneously within the broadcast packet stream in short intervals in order to allow an exact recognition and immediate recording of single short media objects.... Agent: Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.
20100293185 - Systems and methods for generating a web page based on search term popularity data: Methods and systems for displaying popular internet searches on a webpage are provided. Popularity data is received which includes a plurality of search terms, and each of the search terms has an associated popularity index. A determination is made as to whether any of the search terms is an approved... Agent: Mpg, LLP And Yahoo! Inc.
20100293189 - Verification of portable consumer devices: Embodiments of the invention are directed to methods, systems, and computer program products pertaining to obtaining, providing, and using dynamic card verification values for portable consumer devices, such as credit cards and debit cards. An exemplary method comprises receiving, at a server, a request for a device verification value for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend Crew LLP
20100293194 - Discrimination between multi-dimensional models using difference distributions: Multi-dimensional models are discriminated, or distinguished, based on difference distribution histograms. One or more models having multiple attributes are received. Each model includes at least one non-spatial attribute, such as a physical, chemical, and/or dynamic attribute. A sampling function is selected and applied to the received models to generate difference... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Attn: Stephen E. Arnett
20100293195 - Disambiguation and tagging of entities: Tagging of content items and entities identified therein may include a matching process, a classification process and a disambiguation process. Matching may include the identification of potential matching candidate entities in a content item whereas the classification process may categorize or group identified candidate entities according to known entities to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20100293196 - Method and system for analyzing ordered data using pattern matching in a relational database: Several methods and a system for analyzing ordered data using pattern matching over an indefinitely long ordered sequence of rows in a relational database are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a server includes receiving an ordered data in a relational database. The method further includes matching a pattern... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.
20100293197 - Directory opportunistic locks using file system filters: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to directory oplocks. In aspects, a file system filter is inserted in a filter stack between requesters of directory oplocks and a file system that stores file system objects. The file system filter receives requests for directory oplocks and subsequently monitors for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100293198 - Mobile photo sharing: A photo sharing system includes a database including a user account, a mobile device for sending and receiving a digital image, wherein the digital image has a source identification associated with the user account, and a management server for receiving the digital image, analyzing the source identification associated with the... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20100293199 - Efficient way to evaluate uncorrelated path-based row sources with xml storage: The approaches described herein provide an efficient way to process certain kinds of queries that retrieve XML data stored in an object-relational database. A technique determines whether a query comprises a plurality of iteration expressions that exhibit a particular relationship to one another, and if so, re-writes the query and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100293200 - Method and apparatus for maintaining port state tables in a forwarding plane of a network element: A method, apparatus and computer program product for maintaining port state tables in a forwarding plane of a network element are presented. The state of a first set of ports associated with a first Forwarding Data Unit (FDU) are periodically determined, the first FDU being one of a plurality of... Agent: Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20100293202 - Contents relationship management system by multiple internet domain: The present invention relates to a multi-relational multi-dimensional Internet data bidirectional website management system using multi-Internet addresses, which can manage a bidirectional website based on a certain relation criterion by formalizing file data of a base home page or constructing the file data as a database.... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100293201 - Nfs agent upgrade: A networked system includes a master agent and at least one state agent. When upgrading the software of the master agent and the state agents, only the binary files at a shared location at the master agent are changed. To accomplish the change, a watchdog process at the state agent... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20100293203 - User interface for graph database data: A user interface displays data from a graph database, including the records from the database and the relationships between the records. The user interface includes a graphical element that displays whether a given record is connected to other records, and if so, the graphical element is selectable to display the... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100293204 - Resource name reconciliation in a configuration database: A Configuration Management DataBase (CMDB) is utilized to reconcile names of enterprise computer resources in a Configuration Management Database (CMDB). Steps taken include creating a resource that belongs to a class that has multiple naming rules; in response to determining that more than one set of naming attributes is provided... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20100293205 - Resource name reconciliation in a configuration database: A Configuration Management DataBase (CMDB) is utilized to reconcile names of enterprise computer resources in a Configuration Management Database (CMDB). Steps taken include creating a resource that belongs to a class that has multiple naming rules; in response to determining that more than one set of naming attributes is provided... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20100293206 - Clustering related objects during garbage collection: Clustering related objects in a region-based garbage collector is solved by associating one or more regions with each cluster, and allocating objects from a region belonging to the primary cluster for the object. Relatedness may refer to, e.g., proximity to a cluster center (such as topic) in a persistent knowledge... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy, Ltd.
20100293207 - Configuring classifier trees and classifying data: According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a method to configure a network of classifiers includes configuring a plurality of classifiers in a network of classifiers, such that the configuring associates a plurality of operating points with each output branch, associating a different quality profile with each output... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC Frank Chau
20100293209 - Batching heterogeneous database commands: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for batching heterogeneous database commands. The heterogeneous database commands may include at least two database command types. Further, at least two of the heterogeneous database commands may include host variables. A request to execute the heterogeneous database commands may be received. The... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20100293208 - Summarizing system status in complex models: A system and method of characterizing the status of a complex system provide for determining a combined status level of a pair of related objects in an architecture, wherein one of the pair of related objects is a destination object and another of the pair of related objects is a... Agent: Jordan Law LLC (ibm-rsw)11/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100287135 - Capturing olap analysis thread as refreshable business intelligence data: Described herein are methods and systems for capturing OLAP analysis thread and transferring the data into a data visualization tool. According to one aspect, OLAP analysis step queries and the corresponding results are recorded and transferred to a data visualization tool. In another aspect, the data in the data visualization... Agent: Sap Ag
20100287136 - Method and system for the recognition and tracking of entities as they become famous: A system and method for recognizing an entity rising in public awareness and tracking the growth of such awareness through the automated analysis and collection of quantitative and contextual frame-related data, and for presenting an objective measurement to one or more users of such system. A first portion of the... Agent: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP Attn: Gregory M Stone
20100287137 - File stashing for storage media: An embodiment of a method includes determining a file size of each of multiple files to be included in a file system image. For each file having a file size less than a lower file size threshold of the storage device currently storing the file, the file is stashed in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100287138 - Motor vehicle power management system: A power management system for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The power management system can track one or more usage parameters to insure that electrical accessories or resources do not fully drain a battery and leave enough battery life to conduct at least one cold start. In some cases, the... Agent: Plumsea Law Group, LLC
20100287139 - Method and apparatus for parallel execution of conduits during simultaneous synchronization of databases: Sharing information between a host computer system and a peripheral computer system. Conduit programs running simultaneously on the host computer system synchronize information between the two computer systems. The conduits initiate multiple time multiplexed transfers across a single communication link between the two computer systems. In general, one or more... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20100287140 - Techniques for establishing a file system that exposes a virtual file system for backup operations: Techniques for establishing a files system that exposes a virtual file system for backup operations are presented. Changes to files of a file system are maintained separately or collected and presented as a VFS. The VFS is then used to perform backup operations. Moreover, the files identified in the VFS... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100287141 - System and method for performing integrated storage operations: The present invention relates to a method for performing integrated storage operations on an information store. The present invention comprises identifying a plurality disparate types of storage operations stored in a policy option table. A first storage operation is performed according to a first set of storage criteria stored in... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100287142 - Accessing, compressing, and tracking media stored in an optical disc storage system: Methods, systems, and computer readable media are provided for accessing and compressing data stored in a media library, as well as tracking optical media with media tags and cartridge manifests within a library. In one embodiment, a simulation layer of a hybrid storage appliance allows libraries of optical media with... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100287144 - Compression scheme for improving cache behavior in database systems: A scheme for accessing an index structure using a reference minimum bounding shape is disclosed. In one example embodiment, a reference minimum bounding shape that encloses two or more minimum bounding shapes may be identified from an index structure stored in memory. Each of the two or more minimum bounding... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/sap
20100287143 - Relational database page-level schema transformations: Methods, devices and systems which facilitate the conversion of database objects from one schema version (e.g., an earlier version) to another schema version (e.g., a newer version) without requiring the objects be unloaded and reloaded are described. In general, data object conversion applies to both table space objects and index... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20100287145 - Business object based navigation: In one embodiment the present invention relates to a method for navigating within a database containing business objects. The method includes the steps of providing a preconfigured model comprising preconfigured business object types and preconfigured associations of the business object types, identifying a reference to a business object instance within... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group, PC Chad R. Walsh
20100287147 - Method for producing documents: Method for the automatic production of documents, where each single document is intended for communication from a sender to one of a multiplicity of recipients and is built up from at least one module, each module including at least one of a variable field and a static field, at least... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100287146 - System and method for change analytics based forecast and query optimization and impact identification in a variance-based forecasting system with visualization: System, method, and computer program and computer program product for change analytics based forecast and query optimization and impact identification in a variance-based forecasting system with visualization. Server side system and method and client side customer system and method and interface. Variance engine and processor and processing method. Systems and... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100287150 - Enhanced search engine: The present invention provides methods, devices, and systems for displaying results of a search engine query in a graphic, rather than, or in addition to, textual format. The search results are provided to a user such that the user is able to see the context of the words and phrases... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20100287149 - Method and apparatus for reconstructing a search query: Methods and systems for reconstructing a full query based on a partial query are disclosed. Existing interfaces for search engines may be rigid and require users to submit full queries to perform searched. The methods and systems described herein may solve these problems by allowing a flexible way for users... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20100287148 - Method, system, and apparatus for targeted searching of multi-sectional documents within an electronic document collection: A method, system, and article are provided for efficiently and effectively searching an electronic document collection. Each of the documents in the collection is pre-divided into sub-sections, and a static document vector is created for one or a combination of each sub-section of each document. A dynamic document vector is... Agent: Computer Patent Annuities North America, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20100287153 - Identifying patterns of significance in numeric arrays of data: Disclosed is a computer method and system for identifying significance of patterns across a plurality of data patterns, which involves identifying pattern types of the plurality of data patterns, determining a relative pattern significance factor to compare the pattern types. Determining the relative pattern significance factor further involves calculating a... Agent: Sap Ag
20100287151 - Method and apparatus for rating urls: A method of providing rating information in respect of Uniform Resource Identifiers to a client terminal. The method includes identifying a Uniform Resource Identifier at the client terminal, sending a first query to a rating server over an IP network, the query including as a query string a first component... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100287152 - System, method and computer readable medium for web crawling: In a web crawler, a URL selection module selects URLs for pages to be downloaded. The URL selection module accesses an interaction data store that stores interaction data for web pages, including interaction data that indicates human interactions with the pages. To reduce the effects of link farms, the URL... Agent: Rg & Associates
20100287154 - Methods for searching digital files on a user interface: There are provided methods for searching at least one desired digital file on a user interface. The user interface may include a first section showing a first sorted listing of digital files and a second section showing a second sorted listing of groupings by which the digital files in the... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20100287155 - Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers: A novel electronic information transport component can be incorporated in a wide range of electronic information products, for example magazine collections, to automate the mass distribution of updates, such as current issues, from a remote server to a wide user base having a diversity of computer stations. Advantages of economy,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100287156 - On-site search engine for the world wide web: Providing updates to a computing device having a search engine capable of searching a local data store having an index with data related to a plurality of sites located on a wide area network. A first index builder capable of accessing sites on a wide area network is provided. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100287157 - Method of interrogating a database and interrogation device: A method of interrogation or modification of a database having a plurality of tables each with fields and relationships between the fields of various tables, the method including: filling in a single privileged table; filling in at least one field in another table for which data are sought or to... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20100287158 - Information access using ontologies: A method for data access includes defining an ontology for application to a set of diverse data sources (58) comprising data having predefined semantics, and associating with the ontology one or more logical rules applicable to the semantics of the data in the data sources. Upon receiving a query from... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100287159 - Methods and systems for enhancing metadata: A method and system for utilizing metadata to search for media, such as multimedia and streaming media, includes searching for the media, receiving results, extracting metadata associated with the media, enhancing the extracted metadata, and grouping the search results in accordance with attributes of the enhanced metadata. Enhancing and grouping... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100287160 - Method and system for clustering datasets: A method and system for clustering a plurality of data elements is provided. According to embodiments of the present invention, a bit vector is generated based on each of the data elements. Bit operations are used to group each data element into a cluster. Clustering may be performed by partition... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler PC
20100287162 - method and system for text summarization and summary based query answering: A method and system for generating answers to questions based on electronic data summary which is itself derived on context and semantics of a corpus of authoritative documents and its subsequent usage is disclosed. The method and system provides for generating a taxonomy of concepts, assigning unique-identifiers and weights to... Agent: Sanika Shirwadkar
20100287163 - Collaborative online content editing and approval: A collaborative online content editing and approval system for creating an automated workflow process for editing and approving content before displaying in public domain. Content and data document including information of the content is received. Content and information of the content is then compared with editor information for selecting an... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group
20100287161 - System and related techniques for detecting and classifying features within data: An information processing system and method for gathering and interpreting information includes capturing information from at least one of a plurality of information streams/sensors wherein the information includes video, audio, seismic, radio frequency (RF), and/or text then applying a standardized tag to an event at a predetermined time or over... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20100287165 - Indexing a reference sequence for oligomer sequence mapping: Generating an index includes receiving a reference sequence and applying one or more key patterns to the reference sequence to obtain a plurality of keys in the index. Each of the one or more key patterns is derived based on a corresponding set of oligomer sequence relationships of a plurality... Agent: Convergent Law Group LLP
20100287164 - Installation for managing a database: An installation for managing a database, the database having a database filter to provide the data sought in response to a query defining the filter and at least one data hierarchy of at least three hierarchical levels. The installation includes an interrogator to provide at least one query defining a... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100287166 - Method and system for search engine indexing and searching using the index: Data indexing includes receiving data from a data source; classifying the data into one of a plurality of categories according to a predetermined data classification criteria; establishing a corresponding relationship between the data and an index associated with the data, the index having a preset maximum capacity; and recording the... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100287167 - Adaptive random trees integer non-linear programming: A system and method for building segmented scorecards for a population is presented. A model of the population is built using a model builder computer, and one or more variables used by the model builder to build the model is stored in a repository. A scorecard is generated for each... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20100287169 - Method, device, and system for realizing fingerprint technology: A method, a device, and a system for realizing a fingerprint technology are disclosed. The method comprises: based on a predetermined rule, determining whether a fingerprint corresponding to a data element needs to be generated. If it is determined that the corresponding fingerprint needs to be generated, fingerprint calculation is... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20100287168 - Methods for compressing and decompressing mifare applications: MIFARE applications (MIA) are organized in at least one sector comprising sector data being arranged in data blocks and a sector trailer. A compressing method for MIFARE application comprises: searching for consecutive occurrences of same data values in the sector data and replacing the detected consecutive data having the same... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100287172 - Federated document search by keywords: A method and system stores search indices across multiple storage locations, and uses the search indices to conduct a document search. In one embodiment, a server receives a search request that includes a keyword. The server hashes the keyword with multiple hash functions to obtain a sequence of hash values,... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100287171 - Federated indexing from hashed primary key slices: A method and system stores and retrieves data items associated with a primary key, using search indices at multiple storage locations. A server receives a primary key, identifies one or more segments of the primary key, and hashes each segment with one or more hash functions to obtain a sequence... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100287174 - Identifying a level of desirability of hyperlinked information or other user selectable information: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, or systems relating to identifying a level of desirability of a hyperlink or search query using experience score.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20100287170 - Instant answers and integrated results of a browser: A method, system, and medium are provided for searching multiple search services in parallel and utilizing multiple search providers in a computer system. Multiple search providers are installed onto a browser application of a user computer system. Upon receipt of a user search query and a user designated search provider,... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100287175 - Model-based searching: Computer-readable media and methods for model-based searching to provide search results of relevance to a search topic are provided. A model describing a search framework for generating a plurality of search queries is provided. A number of search topics are identified and attributes are assigned to each search topic. Attribute... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100287173 - Searching documents for successive hashed keywords: A method and system searches documents that contain an ordered pair of keywords using search indices stored in multiple storage locations. In one embodiment, a server receives the search request that includes an ordered pair of keywords. The server hashes each keyword with multiple hash functions to obtain a hash... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100287177 - Method, system, and apparatus for searching an electronic document collection: A method, system, and article are provided for efficiently and effectively searching an electronic document collection. Each of the documents in the collection is pre-divided into sub-sections. One or more profiles are created, with each profile including a selection of one or more of the sections of the documents in... Agent: Computer Patent Annuities North America, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20100287176 - Providing analytical view of email information: Described are methods and systems related to providing an analytical view of information present in one or more emails. Metadata of all the emails present in a mailbox is configured. The metadata includes an attribute of a corresponding email. Based upon the attributes of the emails, a relationship map is... Agent: Sap Ag
20100287178 - Refining location estimates and reverse geocoding based on a user profile: The present invention pertains to enhancement or refinement of estimated locations based upon user-specific information. Upon user authorization, geographical information is extracted from a number of user-related sources, including the web browser history, search history, maps history, address book, e-mail archives and calendar entries. Such information is used to build... Agent: Google Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP
20100287189 - Acceleration of tag placement using custom hardware: A hardware device is configured to accelerate the process of determining the location of a query sequence (a tag) within a sequence library (such as a reference genome) using one or more comparison units having inputs for receiving the query sequence and a subsequence of the sequence library (a k-mer)... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20100287180 - Apparatus and method for issuing certificate with user's consent: Provided is an apparatus and method for issuing a certificate by receiving in real-time a user's consent in an online or offline environment. The apparatus includes: a database unit storing and managing a list of certificates requiring a user's consent and personal information containing the identity and a contact point... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20100287184 - Apparatus, systems and methods for configurable defaults for xml data: A data tree is generated in memory by parsing a first XML file. Default setting requests and validation requests are read from a second XML file. Default data values for nodes in the data tree are generated by executing default data generation code from locations specified in the default setting... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC On Behalf Of Oracle America, Inc.
20100287196 - Automated forensic document signatures: Methods and systems are provided for a proactive approach for computer forensic investigations. The invention allows organizations anticipating the need for forensic analysis to prepare in advance. Forensic signatures are created including a digital fingerprint and other information associated with a file. In one aspect, informational signatures are created, which... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100287193 - Bit string search apparatus, search method, and program: An index key is a key string formed of three or more keys whose tail-end key is unique, and a search key string for a bit string search has a unique key as its tail-end key. A branch node includes a search key sequence number expressing the position information of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100287197 - Characteristic tagging: Embodiments are provided to enable a user to easily and conveniently assign, share, and/or locate characteristic and other information associated with others. In an embodiment, a user can assign, share, and use one or more characterizing tags. A user can use the one or more characterizing tags to characterize a... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100287179 - Expanding concept types in conceptual graphs: In one embodiment, searching documents includes generating a query conceptual graph for a search query. The query conceptual graph has graph terms representing concept types. A set of conceptually similar terms is identified for each graph term, and the set is mapped to the concept type represented by the graph... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100287198 - Flexible request and response communications interfaces: Methods and systems for database storage allowing subscriber entities to create specialized interfaces for storing different classes of information based on subscribed-defined categories and parameters, allowing for efficient search and retrieval of the information by users using the subscriber-defined categories and parameters. A method for processing a search request comprises... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20100287185 - Generation of logical database schema representation based on symbolic business intelligence query: A system to query a database based on a logical schema of the database and an abstraction of the logical database schema, the abstraction including a plurality of objects and one or more properties associating one or more of the plurality of objects to one or more others of the... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100287192 - Managing copies of data: A method in a computer system for retrieving data from one of multiple copies of the data is provided, referred to as the data management system. The data management system receives a request identifying at least one data object to be accessed. Then, the data management system queries a metabase... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100287182 - Method and system for adjudicating text against a defined policy: A computerized method of adjudicating text against a policy includes receiving one or more system policies, creating a system datastructure for each received system policy, receiving an input message comprising a text to be adjudicated, selecting a system policy from the one or more received system policies based on the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100287188 - Method and system for publishing a document, method and system for verifying a citation, and method and system for managing a project: A system for publishing a document in a selected format may include a user interface configured to provide a plurality of presentation features to a user, a schema selection module configured to receive a schema for generating markup language content, wherein the schema includes a plurality of elements, a schema... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100287186 - Method for delivering query responses: A method and computing program for providing a user computing platform with a response to a query, the response comprising indications to one or more Universal Resource Identifier optionally with instructions on how to get the relevant information from there, and how to format the response. Thus a user computing... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20100287187 - Method for query based on layout information: The present invention discloses a method for query based on layout information, including: setting up a query condition containing layout information; and querying an electronic document based on the query condition containing the layout information. The present invention also discloses a device corresponding to the method.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20100287181 - Method for searching content by a soap operation: Provided is a method for searching contents using a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) operation. The method includes adding a request element field type in order to request various content searches through a comparison operation in a SOAP query operation, and transmitting a request message of the SOAP query operation... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100287195 - Method of searching in a collection of data items: A method of searching in a collection of data items stored in association with data representative of locations includes obtaining data representative of co-ordinates defining a location. Data representative of a direction are obtained. A system (22,28) for searching in the collection is caused to use the data representative of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100287194 - Presence-at-home information acquisition system: A presence-at-home information acquisition system is provided with an identifier table update means and a presence-at-home information distribution control means. When a user inputs permission to acquire presence-at-home information on the user, an identifier table update means stores a first identifier for identifying the user and a second identifier designated... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100287183 - Sharing and collaboration of search findings: Sharing of search histories is facilitated with a computer based system and method that allow a searcher to share search results generated without prior authentication of an identity with a search engine. Sharing and collaboration are further facilitated by allowing search history items to be shared with a minimum of... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100287190 - System and method for rapid assessment of lab value distributions: System and methods for rapid assessment of lab value distributions are provided. In one embodiment, the system includes a data storage device and a server. The data storage device may be configured to store a database comprising one or more records, wherein the records are identified by one or more... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20100287191 - Tracking and retrieval of keywords used to access user resources on a per-user basis: The information about where a request for a resource originated can provide useful feedback to the individual or organization that published the resource. When this information includes the keywords input to a search engine, through which the resource is then accessed, these keywords can be provided to the user that... Agent: Virtual Law Partners LLP
20100287199 - Networked computer system providing an integrated suite of web services and a geographic information system (gis) for real property and land parcels: Systems and methods to search for, gather, transform, integrate, and present information representative of real property and land parcels. The systems and methods are web-based and include a spatial database configuration having an input side and an output side. The input side is capable of transforming data gathered from multiple... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20100287200 - System and method for accessing a data object stored in a distributed storage network: A user device includes a browser module, a DSN interface to a local or external DSN memory and a DS processing module coupled to the DSN interface for storing and retrieving the data object from the DSN memory, wherein the data object is divided into a plurality of data segments... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20100287201 - Method and a system for identifying elementary content portions from an edited content: This invention relates to a method and a system for identifying elementary content portions from an edited content. A log is generated indicating the elementary content portions used in the edited content. Fingerprints are obtained from the elementary content portions as indicated in the log. Characteristic information is determined about... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100287202 - User terminal and content searching and presentation method: A content searching and presentation method in a terminal of an original user having a playlist includes the steps of accessing a playlist of a different user from the terminal and obtaining the playlist of the different user; computing a similarity between the obtained playlist of the different user and... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100287203 - Partitioning of contended synchronization objects: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed for partitioning contended synchronization objects. A particular method determines a contention-free value of a performance metric associated with a synchronization object of a data structure. A contended value of the performance metric is measured, and the synchronization object is partitioned when the contended... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100287206 - Maintained symbol table only index: A method, apparatus and program product is provided for optimizing a database query. A query syntax, system generated predicates, and requisite statistics of the database query are analyzed to determine if a predicate structure is a good candidate for a symbol table only data structure. The predicate structure is analyzed... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)
20100287205 - Operating system / electronic device and method for storing or reading a file: An operating system/electronic device and methods for storing or reading a file are provided. In the methods, a path of a file is transformed to generate a hash value. In addition, the hash value is utilized to combine with a filename of the file for storing or reading the file... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100287204 - Systems and methods for using provenance information for data retention in stream-processing: A system and method for determining data usage based on provenance information, in a stream-processing system, includes progressively setting usage information for output stream data objects (SDOs), determining input SDOs that an output SDO depends on, based on a provenance dependency function; recursively feeding back the usage information for a... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20100287213 - Method and system for use of a database of personal data records: A system and method are presented for managing and using (e.g. for commercial or medical use) of a database. A verified database of a plurality of identified individuals is provided. The verified database comprises a plurality of individual-identifier data sets (IDSs) and relationship data. The verified database is processed in... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100287212 - Method for providing or operating a framework for the realization of independently developed programs: A method for providing a framework to provide a basis for the realization of independently developed programs. The framework comprises at least one database table specification, each said database table specification being centrally provided and comprising a list of table fields, any selection of which can be selected by a... Agent: Hershkovitz & Associates, LLC
20100287211 - Object linking: In an embodiment of the present invention, a method for playing media items on a home network device in a home network is provided, the method comprising: retrieving, from a content directory service in the home network, a first object in a series of objects representing a first list in... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/ Sisa
20100287208 - Object-relational based data access for nested relational and hierarchical databases: Mechanisms are provided for mapping objects and object-relationships in an object-oriented programming language to a nested relational database. Entity metadata constructs for an object relational mapping framework are obtained, the entity metadata constructs mapping fields in entities of an object model to fields in a data table of the nested... Agent: Walder Intellectual Property Law PC
20100287207 - Spatial indexing method and apparatus for navigation system for indexing and retrieval of xml map data: A method and apparatus efficiently assigns the spatial index numbers to map cells that divide an area which is a unit of administrative region into a plurality of small units. The method includes the steps of: establishing a plurality of map cells that divide an administrative region expressed by XML... Agent: Muramatsu & Associates
20100287209 - System, method and computer readable medium for binding authored content to the events used to generate the content: A web page that includes content form fields may be modified to include an event observer module and an authored content module. Events generated during the authoring of content by a user are recorded by the event observer module and sent to an event server with an InteractionID. The authored... Agent: Rg & Associates
20100287210 - Systems and methods for interactive disambiguation of data: Systems, methods and computer program products residing on a computer readable medium for use in and capable of storing computer instructions therein for enabling a computer to perform a computer-implemented and user assisted process for disambiguating entities in an electronic document that includes: (a) creating, by the user, an electronic... Agent: Covington & Burling, LLP Attn: Patent Docketing
20100287214 - Static analysis framework for database applications: A tool facilitating static analysis for database applications, such that the static analysis tool (SAT) can significantly enhance the ability for developers to identify security, correctness and performance problems in database applications during the development phase of an application lifecycle. A static analysis tool for database applications presents a framework... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100287215 - System and method for multilingual transcription service with automated notification services: A system and method for generating and managing a secure, multi-user project database.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100287216 - Grouped space allocation for copied objects: A method of efficiently allocating space for copied objects during garbage collection by grouping many objects together, and after determining which objects belong to a group, allocating space for them in one unit and copying the objects to the allocated space (possibly in parallel).... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy, Ltd.
20100287217 - Host control of background garbage collection in a data storage device: An apparatus includes a flash memory data storage device and a host operably coupled to the data storage device via an interface. The flash memory data storage device includes a plurality of memory chips. The host includes a host activity monitoring engine configured to monitor activity of the host and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20100287218 - Methods and devices for managing and editing files in a file system: Methods and devices for managing and editing files in a file system are provided. In the method for managing data of a file in a file system, a storage space for storing the data of the file is divided into a plurality of blocks of identical size and sequentially numbered,... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100287219 - Method for a cloud-based meta-file system to virtually unify remote and local files across a range of devices' local file systems: A system and process that establish a singular shared file system among devices in order to create a virtual representation of data on all of the devices via metadata indexing. This virtual representation of data means that the files are not actually stored on all devices and thus, with the... Agent: King And Spalding LLP
20100287220 - Dynamically encoding types and inhabitants in a relational database: Described is a technology, such as for representing scientific data and information, in which a database table contains rows of type data representing types, and term data representing terms that inhabit the types. Types include composite types (e.g., that represent entities), and instances of relation types that express relationships between... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100287223 - Functionally-dependent analysis objects: A system may include a database of physical data tables, a logical database schema of logical entities associated with the physical data tables, and an abstraction layer comprising a plurality of dimension objects mapped to the logical entities, at least one of the plurality of dimension objects comprising one or... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100287222 - Monitoring communications using a unified communications protocol: According to particular embodiments, a communications monitoring system includes agent servers that deploy automated agents into various group communications services and a central server that receives the event data collected by the automated agents using the unified communications protocol. The central server also transmits the event data and any alerts... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100287221 - Templates for configuring file shares: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to configuring file shares. In aspects, a template is created that includes policies to apply to one or more shares. The template may derive or otherwise obtain policies from other templates and may also refer to other templates. The template may include... Agent: Microsoft Corporation11/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100280990 - Etl for process data warehouse: One embodiment is a method extract information technology (IT) events that indicate start and completion times of a business process. The method transforms the IT events into business data changes that are agnostic to multiple different ETL implementation languages and transforms the business data changes into execution data. Execution data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100280991 - Method and system for versioning data warehouses: A method, system, and computer program product are disclosed. Exemplary embodiments of the method, system, and computer program product may include hardware, process steps, and computer program instructions for supporting versioning in a data warehouse. The data warehouse may include a data warehouse engine for creating a data warehouse including... Agent: Ibm - Arc (shimokaji & Associates, P.C.) Shimokaji & Associates, P.C.
20100280992 - System and method for photo-image uplink confirmation: A system and method are provided for automatic photo-image uplink confirmation. A photo-image discovery device scans communication interfaces for photo-capable devices, and determines if detected photo-capable devices have stored electronically formatted photo-images. The photo-images are acquired into the photo-image discovery device and uploaded to a network-connected storage site. A log... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski
20100280993 - Active/push notification facade for a passive database system: Systems, methods, computer program product embodiments for an active/push notification facade for a passive database are described herein. An embodiment includes an event listener configured to poll (or query) a passive database and selectively retrieve data objects based on the poll results. Such a selective database read operation may be... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100280994 - Backup method: A method of backing up a backup space includes splitting a complete backup of the backup space into a number of rolling backups, and backing up a portion of unchanged files and all changed and new files on each of the rolling backups.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100280995 - File systems, processes, circuits, devices and electronic systems: A computer device (2010) with a file system having clusters and meta data. The computer device (2010) includes a processor (1030) and a storage (1025) coupled to the processor and having physical representations of instructions so that the processor is operable to reserve (230) at least one of the clusters... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100280996 - Transactional virtual disk with differential snapshots: Some embodiments provide a system that provides a virtual disk in a computer system. During operation, the system stores data for the virtual disk in a virtual disk file on the computer system. Next, the system loads a differential location data structure corresponding to a snapshot of the virtual disk... Agent: Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100280997 - Copying a differential data store into temporary storage media in response to a request: A plurality of differential data stores are stored in persistent storage media. In response to receiving a first request to store a particular data object, one of the differential data stores that are stored in the persistent storage media is selected, wherein selecting the one differential data store is according... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100280998 - Metadata for data storage array: A data storage array may be made up of several storage devices, each of which may contain array metadata that may allow portions of the storage array to be used. A system may have a file system manager that may receive and respond to file system commands and a storage... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100280999 - Ensuring data persistence and consistency in enterprise storage backup systems: Ensuring data persistence and consistency in enterprise storage backup systems method and apparatus are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes creating a data log structure (e.g., a log file) on a storage device (e.g., a Serial ATA drive, a SCSI drive, a SAS drive, a storage are network, etc.)... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.
20100281000 - Method and apparatus for partial data set recovery: A method for data recovery of a data set migrated from a first storage media to a second storage media, where the data set includes a header record and multiple control records interleaved with corresponding data blocks. The header record is examined to identify a number of control records and... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20100281002 - Active directory container recovery: Methods and systems for performing rapid recovery of deleted object in Active Directory. The invention allows automated recovery of any object at any point in an Active Directory hierarchy. In one embodiment, the method for recovering a deleted object includes determining whether the object of interest is contained in the... Agent: Workman Nydegger/emc
20100281001 - System and method to restore computer files: A computerized process receives at a processor a request to restore a file to memory. One or more media types and one or more media residencies that are associated with a plurality of backups of the file are identified. Each of the media types and media residencies has a restore... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100281003 - System and uses for generating databases of protein secondary structures involved in inter-chain protein interactions: The present invention relates to methods and systems for generating a database of protein secondary structures that are at an interface of a two-chain inter-protein interaction. Collections of secondary structures identified according to the methods disclosed herein, and their use in identifying therapeutic drug candidates potentially effective in modulating a... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group
20100281004 - Storing compression units in relational tables: A database server stores compressed units in data blocks of a database. A table (or data from a plurality of rows thereof) is first compressed into a “compression unit” using any of a wide variety of compression techniques. The compression unit is then stored in one or more data block... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100281005 - Asynchronous database index maintenance: This disclosure provides techniques for asynchronously maintaining database indexes or sub-indexes. For example, a database management server may receive a data manipulation statement to modify particular data stored in a database and determine whether an index associated with executing the statement is maintained asynchronously. When the index is maintained asynchronously,... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100281006 - System and method for suspending transactions being executed on databases: A database management system managing one or more databases to suspend access to at least one selected database by one or more processes or applications (e.g., message processing programs, batch messaging programs, etc.). In some instances, the one or more databases may include one or more IMS databases. Access to... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100281007 - Cross-channel coauthoring consistency: A computing device includes a processing unit, and a memory with instructions that, when executed by the processing unit, cause the processing unit to create: a document processing module that processes the creation and editing of document content; and a metadata processing module that generates, monitors and stores metadata for... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100281009 - Hierarchical conditional random fields for web extraction: A method and system for labeling object information of an information page is provided. A labeling system identifies an object record of an information page based on the labeling of object elements within an object record and labels object elements based on the identification of an object record that contains... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20100281010 - Relay device, communication system and communication method: Provided is a relay device in which when data read from a database is transmitted to external devices and the transmission and reception of the data between the external devices is relayed, the communication load of a communication line can be reduced by reducing the transmitting data amount, and the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100281008 - Universal tracking agent system and method: A universal tracking agent system and method are described. The system utilizes a single, universal tag on merchant web pages in a commerce system. The tag collects data for marketing tracking and analysis from a local computer (e.g., a cookie or session variable set on a user computer browser) when... Agent: North Oaks Patent Agency
20100281011 - System for determining the geographic range of local intent in a search query: A system and method are disclosed for determining the geographic range of a search query. A search query may include local intent which influences the results and advertisements that are displayed in response to the search query. The geographic range associated with the local intent may vary depending on the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20100281012 - Automatic recommendation of vertical search engines: The automatic search engine recommendation technique described herein automatically recommends topic-specific search engines for user queries. In one embodiment, it automatically matches each query submitted to a non-topic specific or general search engine with one or more vertical search engines using a recommendation model and a set of features. For... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100281013 - Adaptive merging in database indexes: A method for implementing adaptive merging in database indexes includes selecting a key range from a database query having a range predicate and searching a database for data matching the key range. The data matching the key range is merged to form a collected dataset which is stored for future... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100281014 - Method, system, and computer program product for querying in a multi-tenant database: 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
20100281015 - Method, system, and computer program product for managing 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
20100281016 - 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
20100281017 - Partition pruning via query rewrite: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with query pruning via query rewrite are described. One example method includes receiving a query on a partitioned table that will result in a first query plan that includes accessing a local domain index on each partition in the database. The query is rewritten... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle
20100281018 - Secondary index and indexed view maintenance for updates to complex types: Pursuant to receipt of a data modification command or statement, such as an Update command, it is determined which fields in a data structure, such as a UDT, computed column, indexed view, or index, for example, will be changed as a result of the command. Only those fields that are... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20100281019 - Creating information map apparatus and creating information map method: An information map creating apparatus and method including summing strengths of associations of information elements and creating a duplicate of an information element selected on the basis of the sum of the strengths, calculating strengths, including direct paths, of the associations among the information elements in a state in which... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100281021 - Customized multifocal ophthalmic lens: System and method for customizing multifocal ophthalmic lenses, such as an intraocular lens (IOL) or the like, that may be tailored for an individual patient or group of patients beyond the selection of a particular IOL power. One or more eye factors of the patient are determined, a set of... Agent: Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.
20100281020 - Method and system for uniquely identifying a person to the exclusion of all others: Methods, program products, computer program products and systems for uniquely identifying an individual within a population to the exclusion of all others within the population by comparing data from unique data sources based on the name of the individual for providing a collection of preliminary suspects. An individual search service... Agent: Law Office Of Delio & Peterson, LLC.
20100281022 - Estimating rank on graph streams: The rank of nodes in a graph may be inferred from a calculated probability that each node in the graph appears in a single random walk of the graph. Short random walks may be generated for each node in the graph. The generated random walks may be combined to form... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100281024 - Linear combination of rankers: Described herein is a system that includes a receiver component that receives first scores for training points and second scores for the training points, wherein the first scores are individually assigned to the training points by a first ranker component and the second scores are individually assigned to the training... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100281023 - Relevancy scoring using query structure and data structure for federated search: Determining a relevancy ranking score is disclosed. A query is received that includes one or more constraints. One of the one or more constraints includes an operator. A search result based on the query is received. The relevancy ranking score for the received search result is determined based at least... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20100281025 - Method and system for recommendation of content items: A method of generating recommendations for content items comprises providing a domain ontology where concepts are characterized by a term vector with terms and associated weights. Associated term sets, each of which comprises a set of terms that characterize a content item, are further provided. A concept set is generated... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20100281026 - System and method for managing bundle data database storing data association structure: A bundle database management system comprises a search server including a bundle definition unit for defining a core word and a relevant word connected to the core word, and connection relation between the core and relevant words to generate and store bundle data; a description definition unit for defining description... Agent: Richard E. Stanley, Jr. Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100281027 - Method and system for database partition: The present invention provides a flexible, dynamic database partition method and system. The method includes the steps of acquiring a data partition rule, where the data partition rule is used to identify a first relationship between a data partition condition and a database partition; establishing a second relationship between the... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100281030 - Document management & retrieval system and document management & retrieval method: A document management & retrieval system is configured to: store, for each word in a set of words, appearance positions of the each word in a set of documents as a word index; store, for each tag in a set of tags attached to words, a set of words that... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100281032 - Index compression: Systems and methods for compressing an index are described. In one exemplary method, the results of a search are annotated and then encoded into one or more chunks of compressed data in accordance with the annotations of the results. The annotations include an indication of a best encoding method selected... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100281031 - Methods and system for information storage enabling fast information retrieval: Methods and apparatus for judicially storing information to enable fast information retrieval are disclosed. The information is organized in information fields each field having a respective set of information elements. Cells of information elements are defined and corresponding information records are cached. The cells may be user defined or formed... Agent: Victoria Donnelly
20100281029 - Recommendations based on branding: A method and a system for providing recommendations based on branding are disclosed. For example, a brand preference corresponding to a first brand and a first category may be identified based on user activity. A recommendation is provided to the user based on the brand preference. The recommendation may be... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100281028 - System and method for indexing a data stream: There are provided methods, computer program products, and systems for indexing a data stream. A method for indexing a data stream having attribute values includes the steps of parsing the data stream, and forming an index of tuples for a subset of attribute values of the data stream. The index... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20100281034 - Query-independent entity importance in books: A corpus contains information including text from books and metadata about the books. The book texts mention entities of various types, such as location, date, event, and person entities. An entity importance engine analyzes the information in the corpus to identify the entities mentioned therein, and ranks the entities using... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20100281033 - Ranking system: Ranking systems are described. In an embodiment a large scale data center has peta bytes of items and a query engine is provided to find the top k most frequently occurring items. In embodiments, samples are taken from the data center at least until a specified number of samplings is... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100281036 - Information search support method and information search support device: An information search support device includes: a cluster selection history information accumulation unit which accumulates content information of each cluster and cluster selection history information indicating a cluster selected by a user; a degree of certainty calculation unit which calculates a degree of certainty indicating a degree to which a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100281037 - Method and device for case-based decision support: This invention relates to a method and device for case-based decision support. It proposes that a case-based decision support system is trained on inputs from several radiologists in order to have a “baseline” system, and then the system provides an option to a radiologist to refine the baseline system based... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100281035 - Method and system of prioritising operations on network objects: A method and system for prioritising operations on network objects are provided. The method includes gathering Web 2.0 available relationship data on the relationships between network entities, wherein network entities are network users and network objects. The relationship data for a network entity is analysed and a first relative score... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100281038 - Handling and displaying of large file collections: An apparatus comprising a controller. The controller is configured to display a file collection, to receive input indicating a sort option, to search said file collection to find files matching said sort option, and to display said files matching said sorting option in response thereto.... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100281040 - Filename segmentation based client server file management system for non-hierarchical classification: In the client server based file management system the filename contains segments delimited by a specified character that describe the content of the file with respect to different dimensions. Upon uploading the file from the client application to the server the file can be associated with entries of a file... Agent: Jan Reinhardt
20100281039 - Method, system, and computer program product for locating network files: A method for accessing web pages on a network is disclosed. The method comprises transferring a portion of a web page from a server computer to a display device over the network. The portion of the web page includes a selector allowing the user to concurrently select respective values for... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20100281041 - Target advertising to a specific user offered through an intermediary internet service provider, server or wireless network: An advertising method controls the display of information on a client device. A user accesses first content on a server and a first link reference to second content is created. The first content and the first link reference are displayed in separate areas. User interaction with the first link reference... Agent: Louis Ventre, Jr
20100281042 - Method and system for transforming and delivering video file content for mobile devices: A method and system for accessing video file content is provided. When a user encounters a web page with video content, the user can select to view the video content and wait for the server to transcode the video file and to stream the transcoded video file to the user's... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20100281043 - Fuzzy database matching: A method of improving the speed with which a sample such as a biometric sample can be fuzzily matched against records in a database, comprises extracting characteristics from the sample, and using those extracted characteristics as indexes (70) to address a lookup table (25). Each row within the lookup table... Agent: Ungaretti & Harris LLP Intellectual Property Group - Patents
20100281044 - Method and system for creating a profiled social network: Presented is a computer implemented method and system for creating a profiled social network. The method includes mapping at least one identity to each node in the plurality of nodes, defining a profile for each node in the plurality of nodes, identifying a relationship between the at least two nodes... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100281049 - Exploring attached and unattached content databases: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for searching for and extracting data from databases of content management applications. User input is received to connect to a database or database snapshot of an application, and a connection is established. When the database is not part of a current live instance of... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100281047 - Method and system for displaying drop down list boxes: A method and system for displaying a drop down list box. The method and system may include associating a history record with a drop down list box. The method and system may also include associating a filter box with the drop down list box. the method and system may also... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100281046 - Method and web server of processing a dynamic picture for searching purpose: A method of processing dynamic pictures for searching purposes allows a user using a web server or PC to extract multiple still pictures from a dynamic picture. A user can input text information for at least one still picture. The text information can be used as search information so that... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100281045 - Methods and systems for representing, using and displaying time-varying information on the semantic web: Methods and systems for providing start and stop properties to Semantic Web structured resources and statements are disclosed. The start and stop properties can specify a lifetime during which a resource or statement can be valid. A call or query to one or more resources can return statement data including... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100281050 - Range definition method and system: A range-conversion method and system includes receiving data records. Each data record includes one or more data fields and a field value associated with each data field. One or more data fields are identified as a range-based data field. A plurality of text-based range descriptors are defined, such that each... Agent: King & Spalding LLP (trizetto Customer Number) Attn: Dawn-marie Bey
20100281048 - Roadside apparatus, control method and program: A roadside device (15) is provided with a corresponding table in the case where there is an item of a new version of a taste data table to take over from user taste information in an item of an old version of the taste data table. In the corresponding table,... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.
20100281051 - Bidirectional data transfer optimization and content control for networks: A method of transferring data objects over a network comprises intercepting a network transfer message with a passing object, creating a unique identifier for the object using a predetermined function, the same function having been used to provide identifiers for objects stored at predetermined nodes of said network, removing the... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100281056 - Data processing system andmethod therefor: A data providing system for distributing content data from a data providing apparatus to a data processing apparatus and managing said data providing apparatus and said processing apparatus by a management apparatus. In the system, the management apparatus is configured to provide a key file in which is stored content... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100281054 - Method and apparatus for handling access to data: Method, apparatus and computer programs for handling access to data distributed along a plurality of databases. A first message comprising a first identifier is received in a server interfacing messages before said plurality of databases, a second identifier usable for sending a message to the database storing data in relationship... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100281053 - Method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for distributing a query: A method for distributing a query, wherein the query comprises one or more sub-clauses, wherein each sub-clause comprises a triple pattern having three components for use with a distributed system, the method comprising the steps of: identifying each sub-clause; analysing three components of each sub-clause in accordance with one or... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law
20100281052 - Navigation device, system and method with over the air search module: A navigation device is provided. The navigation device includes an input interface; a processor; and a display controllable by the processor. The input interface is additionally configured to enable a user to input a search text and to select a reference location. In at least one embodiment, the navigation device... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20100281055 - System and method for managing bundle data database storing data association structure: A bundle database management system comprises a search server including a bundle definition unit for defining a core word and a relevant word connected to the core word, and connection relation between the core and relevant words to generate and store bundle data; a description definition unit for defining description... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100281057 - System and method for linking an address: A method and a mobile device comprising an address linking module assess a segment of text as comprising an address and create a link. The method comprises: searching a text for a segment of text having at least two character strings satisfying a proximity constraint, each character string being of... Agent: Smart & Biggar
20100281058 - Method for automatically configuring an interactive device based on orientation of a user relative to the device: A system for controlling access to global computer network comprises a gateway computing device and one or more remote computer devices that are connected to the gateway computing device. The remote computer devices will gain access to the global computer network system via the gateway computing device. In one application,... Agent: Ibm Corporation C/o Darcell Walker, Attorney At Law
20100281059 - Enhanced user profile: A method and a system to generate a user profile and an associated profile manager are described. The user profile, in one embodiment, may comprise identity data such as static information about a user and behavior data comprising dynamic information about the user. The profile manager may be configured to... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100281060 - Type system for access control lists: A method and storage media for performing access resolution using ACL types is provided. Under an AND semantic, an intersection set formed from the types of multiple ACLs protecting a resource may be utilized to efficiently determine whether a request for a privilege to access the resource is granted or... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100281061 - Semantic data validation of disjoint data: A mapping is performed for artifacts from a schema to artifacts in a selected ontology, creating a mapping graph having nodes. A first node in the nodes is analyzed using an inference algorithm. The analyzing determines a semantic error in a data corresponding to the schema artifact represented at a... Agent: Ibm Corp. (gig)
20100281063 - Distributed storage system, management apparatus, node apparatus, recording medium on which node program is recorded, page information acquisition method, recording medium on which page information sending program is recorded, and page information sending: A node apparatus acquires root link information including a serial number of root page information, information for checking the root page information for tampering, and a digital signature for checking the root link information for tampering from a management apparatus or another node apparatus that stores the root link information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100281064 - Hierarchy structure display device, hierarchy structure display method and hierarchy structure display control program: This object aims to provide a technology for solving a problem so that the following link relations can be made clear even when a part of a region of a hierarchy structure is limited to display and nodes are arranged in the form in which unknown upper and lower relations... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100281062 - Management apparatus, recording medium recording an information generation program , and information generating method: A management apparatus generates leaf page information including one or more records. The management apparatus generates root page information including falsification check information for checking falsification of child page information in position of a child of root page information or a record in position of a child of the root... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100281065 - Method for adding a data item to a composition of data items: A method for adding a data item to a composition of data items, the composition of data items including at least two data items which are partially adjacent with respect to one another, the composition defining at least one composite corner, wherein a vertex of a data item is a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100281067 - Methods and apparatus for modifying a backup data stream including logical partitions of data blocks to be provided to a fixed position delta reduction backup application: Methods and apparatus for modifying a backup data stream to be provided to a fixed position delta reduction backup method are disclosed. When a data stream is received, the data stream may be parsed into a plurality of logical components, where each of the logical components includes one or more... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20100281066 - System and method for using image data in connection with configuring a universal controlling device: A method for configuring a universal controlling device to enable the universal controlling device to communicate commands to one or more target appliances. A system having an associated database of original equipment remote control images that are cross-referenced to configuration information for a respective plurality of appliances receives identification data... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100281068 - Apparatus, system, and method for dynamically defining inductive relationships between objects in a content management system: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for defining inductive relationships between content objects in a content management system. The system includes a content engine server that stores at least two content objects having a set of attributes. An attribute selection module selects an attribute of the content objects for... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20100281069 - Artificial record added to a database: A method comprises receiving a database containing records. The method further comprises determining a number of artificial records to add to the database to achieve a false negative mark detection rate less than a specified threshold. The method also comprises marking the database by adding the determined number of artificial... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100281072 - Automated migration of translation maps for use in exchanging documents between entities: A method for migrating a legacy translation map to an evolved translation map includes determining an input file structure from input file structure information in the legacy translation map, determining an output file structure from output file structure information in the legacy translation map, and creating an XML binding object... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20100281070 - Data file having more than one mode of operation: A data file having more than one modes of operation. The data file comprises an image component for storing an image as a representation of the data file and one or more data components appended to the image component. The image component comprises metadata associated with the one or more... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20100281071 - Resource efficient handling change notifications in graph structures: In some embodiments, an application executed by computing platforms in a cluster comprising symmetrical nodes, statically registers relevant filters with every node in the cluster, and registers to the filter upon loading. When an event occurs in a node, only if the event passes any of the filters it is... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20100281075 - Efficient processing of time series data: A system receiving time series data will store the data in a first format suited for quick writing. That data will subsequently be converted from the first format to a second format better suited than the first format for compact storage and queries. Over time, the data in the second... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP
20100281074 - Fast merge support for legacy documents: A method is presented for merging document metadata at a client computer. A document obtained from a server computer is opened by a user at the client computer. If the document does not include paragraph identifiers, a paragraph identifier is assigned to each paragraph in the document. When the document... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100281073 - Sequence preserving method for transferring and sharing images: A method for sharing one or more image files, the method includes the steps of providing a first set of image files on a first memory device; and transferring a second set of image from one or more second memory devices to the first memory device; wherein the second set... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20100281076 - Assisting method and apparatus for accessing markup language document: An assisting method and an assisting apparatus for accessing a markup language document are provided. First, an intermediate table is established in a storage unit, wherein the intermediate table includes a length field, a depth field, a type field, a parent element field, and an offset field. Then, structure data... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100281077 - Batching requests for accessing differential data stores: Data objects are selectively stored across a plurality of differential data stores, where selection of the differential data stores for storing respective data objects is according to a criterion relating to compression of the data objects in each of the data stores, and where the differential data stores are stored... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100281079 - Compression analyzer: Techniques are described herein for automatically selecting the compression techniques to be used on tabular data. A compression analyzer gives users high-level control over the selection process without requiring the user to know details about the specific compression techniques that are available to the compression analyzer. Users are able to... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20100281078 - Distributed data reorganization for parallel execution engines: A distributed data reorganization system and method for mapping and reducing raw data containing a plurality of data records. Embodiments of the distributed data reorganization system and method operate in a general-purpose parallel execution environment that use an arbitrary communication directed acyclic graph. The vertices of the graph accept multiple... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100281080 - Use of delete notifications by file systems and applications to release storage space: In accordance with one or more aspects, one or more portions of each of multiple files that have been freed are determined. One or more delete notifications are generated identifying the one or more portions of the multiple files. Each portion is identified as a range of data on a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100281081 - Predicting space reclamation in deduplicated datasets: A technique for determining an amount of storage space that would be recovered in a storage system by deleting a list of logical containers of data is provided. In one embodiment, data blocks referenced by the list of files are first identified. The data blocks (e.g., deduplicated data blocks) may... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100281082 - Subordinate multiobjects: Attached and detached subordinate multiobjects provide a means for managing references to within multiobjects in multiobject-based garbage collection (multiobjects are basically linearized trees of objects that are treated as a single unit in various garbage collection operations). Attached subordinate multiobjects provide an efficient means for dealing with transient references from... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy, Ltd.
20100281084 - Intelligent content organization based on time gap analysis: Gap values for a collection of images are obtained; each gap value is a temporal difference between temporally adjacent images. A first grouping of the collection of images into one or more groups is determined based at least in part on the gap values. The first grouping is performed such... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Adobe Sys. Incorp.
20100281083 - Policy-based layered filesystem management: Some embodiments provide a system that provides a filesystem in a computer system. During operation, the system obtains a policy for the filesystem and separates the filesystem into a set of layers based on the policy. Next, the system processes input/output (I/O) operations to the filesystem by directing each of... Agent: Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100281085 - File management apparatus: A file management apparatus, connected to a client terminal via a network, includes a file receiving unit that receives a file transmitted from the client terminal; an image processing unit that generates bitmap data and thumbnail data according to the file; a file storage unit that stores therein each of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.Previous industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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