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Data processing: database and file management or data structures January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20110022566 - File system: A digitally signed file system in which data, metadata and files are objects, each object having a globally unique and content-derived fingerprint and wherein object references are mapped by the fingerprints; the file system has a root object comprising a mapping of all object fingerprints in the file system, such... Agent: Rissman Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP
20110022567 - Method and apparatus for routing data in an automatic identification system: A system for routing data in an automatic identification system includes an event management system (EMS), a real-time in-memory data structure (RIED) coupled to the EMS, the RIED for storing event information gathered by the EMS and a task management system (TMS) for ensuring that the RIED is updated by... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman
20110022568 - Data management method and apparatus of portable terminal: A data management method and apparatus of a portable terminal improves memory utilization efficiency using a data move/copy function which allows moving or copying the user data preserved in the non-volatile memory region of the memory of a portable terminal. A data management method for a portable terminal includes selecting... Agent: Docket Clerk
20110022570 - Allocating files in a file system integrated with a raid disk sub-system: Integrating a file system with a RAID array that exports precise information about the arrangement of data blocks in the RAID subsystem. The present invention uses separate current-write location (CWL) pointers for each disk in the disk array where the pointers simply advance through the disks as writes occur. The... Agent: Network Appliance/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110022569 - Central database server apparatus and method for maintaining databases on application servers: A central database server (10) supports a central database (12) that contains central database content. A first archiving module (30) archives central database content into a content archive (32). A second archiving module (44) archives the content archive (32) and supporting software (18, 46) into an application archive (50). An... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20110022572 - Duplicate filtering in a data processing environment: A data processing method is provided. The method comprises collecting a stream of data records from one or more devices in a network; loading one or more persistent indexes associated with the stream of data records into memory; identifying duplicate data records in the stream of data records using the... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [ibm Il] C/o IBM Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20110022571 - Method of managing website components of a browser: A method of uninstalling all data and objects relating to a Website is disclosed. The user, upon visiting a Website, registers the site with the uninstall software according to a defined registration event. The registration process creates a Meta URL, to which all data and objects relating to the visited... Agent: Ipxlaw Group LLP
20110022573 - Preventing transfer and duplication of redundantly referenced objects across nodes of an application system: Unique identifiers referred to as “keys” are generated for objects stored on each node. When a container object including at least one embedded object is transferred from a sending node to a receiving node, the sending node sends the key uniquely identifying the embedded object to the receiving node to... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.
20110022574 - System and method for replicating disk images in a cloud computing based virtual machine file system: A replicated decentralized storage system comprises a plurality of servers that locally store disk images for locally running virtual machines as well as disk images, for failover purposes, for remotely running virtual machines. To ensure that disk images stored for failover purposes are properly replicated upon an update of the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110022575 - System and method of conclusively verifying the correctness of an information system without needing to test every combination of behaviour at run-time: Preferably the system structures, application structures, system data, application data, rule data and content data are stored in the same relational database but may instead be stored in different relational databases, in non-relational databases, in any persistent store or an in-memory structure; all application-specific properties and events are stored in... Agent: Paul Leslie Tomkins
20110022576 - Processing substantial amounts of data using a database: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method for handling large amounts of data is to be initiated. The method includes receiving, using an application program executed from local memory of a computer system, portions of information from a first file. The method includes generating a database table in a... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20110022577 - Method and system for programming at run-time and dynamic business application: A method and system for Dynamic Business Application with a run-time development environment uses Application Intelligence to reduce programming efforts and avoid the “compile-execute” cycle. The approach may be especially useful in the context of an ERP solution platform working with various database engines and multiple, including right-to-left, languages.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110022578 - System and method for ranking documents through human assistance: Embodiments of system and method are provided for ranking contents of one or more documents through human assistance. The system comprises one or more search engines configured to provide one or more documents based on a search query sent by a user. Further, the system comprises a client application configured... Agent: Leason Ellis LLP
20110022579 - Internet system for connecting healthcare providers and patients: An Internet-based system involves a database and search capabilities for connecting patients with healthcare providers, e.g., physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, treatment facilities, etc., and further enables such providers to reach patients with whom they may not otherwise come into contact. A patient may access the healthcare provider information through a... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20110022580 - Exchange of service capabilities in communication networks: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide for optimizing network resource usage and facilitating exchange of user capabilities information. This can occur by creating a view which shows all of the methods or services which are available for contacting a particular user, which information is viewable by other... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20110022581 - Derived statistics for query optimization: A method and system for maintaining derived statistics within a database system. The method includes associating initial statistical information with at least one relation within the database system; composing derived statistics involving the at least one relation; deriving distinctiveness information including at least one relation; and augmenting the derived statistics... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110022582 - Indexing of partitioned external data sources: A computing system hosts a plurality of websites, a plurality of external data sources, and a search service. External resources in each of the external data sources are partitioned among a plurality of external partitions. The search service automatically generates an index comprising index entries. The index entries are partitioned... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110022584 - Database management system and method: A database management system has a query interface for receiving a query and a query executor for executing the received query. The query executor dynamically generates a task, and executes a plurality of tasks in parallel. In execution of each task, each time data is required to be read from... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110022583 - Sql queries for simple network management protocol management information base tables: A method and system for optimizing SQL queries for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Base (MIB) tables. An SNMP client receives a source query defined in structured query language to access data stored in one or more MIB tables. The SNMP client parses the source query into one... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20110022585 - Multi-partition query governor in a computer database system: An apparatus and method for a multi-partition query governor in a partitioned computer database system. In preferred embodiments a query governor uses data of a query governor file that is associated with multiple partitions to determine how the query governor manages access to the database across multiple partitions. Also, in... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20110022586 - Determining whether change in workload of database system has occurred, and/or whether executing current workload will likely result in problem developing with database system: Whether a change in workload of a database system has occurred can be determined. Investigative queries are formulated. Each investigative query is adapted to test a different resource or a different combination of resources of the database system. The investigative queries are run when the database system is in an... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110022589 - Associating information with media content using objects recognized therein: At least one object within a portion of media content is recognized. The object is essentially a feature of the media content portion. Information is associated with the recognized object based on recognizing the object.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20110022587 - Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on dynamically identifying microgenres associated with the content: A method of selecting and presenting content based on learned user preferences is provided. The method includes providing a content system including a set of content items organized by genre characterizing the content items, and wherein the set of content items contains microgenre metadata further characterizing the content items. The... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20110022588 - System and method for specifying and implementing it systems: Present invention relates to system and method for specifying and implementing IT systems, in particular for searching functionalities. Proposed is a method of specifying and system for implementing interactive systems used for data storing and analysis as well as supporting collaboration and human-computer interaction, which is based on a control... Agent: Kevin J. Mcneely, Esq.
20110022590 - Method of performing database search using relevance feedback and storage medium having program recorded thereon for executing the same: Provided are methods of performing a database search using relevance feedback, in which a ranking scheme is applied to a database system for efficient database search, and a recording medium having a program recorded thereon for executing the same. The method includes receiving relevance feedback for a first search result,... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110022591 - Pre-computed ranking using proximity terms: A method for searching the web comprising an off-line phase for generating a numerical score for at least one term within a document retrieved from the web, and an on-line phase comprising accessing the numerical score for the at least one term when the at least one term is used... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20110022592 - Handheld system and method for automated compiling and generating item list information: A portable handheld electronic device provides automated compiling and categorizing of items and generating of categorized item lists in accordance with user-defined preferences including user-defined categories. The device includes a voice recognition processor for recognizing the received assortment data present in received voice data, a memory suitably adapted to store... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20110022593 - Method and apparatus for content selection based on personal profiles: A content selection server including a processor configured to receive personal preference information from a plurality of personal media devices, select content based on the personal preference information, and provide playback of the content.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing
20110022595 - Aspect-level news browsing service system and method for mitigating effects of media bias: The present invention relates to an aspect-level news browsing service system and method for mitigating effects of media bias, which group news articles having different aspects on the same event on the basis of aspects, and simultaneously provide grouped news articles to users. The aspect-level news browsing service system may... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20110022594 - Contents reproducing device, contents reproducing method, and program: Music content are reproduced in the order of the newest time information that has been registered. A music content database 7 has stored a plurality of music content. Each music content has been stored in the music content database 7 along with a time stamp that is time information that... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110022596 - Method and system for document indexing and data querying: Generating a document index comprises: obtaining a document to be indexed; performing a monadic partition operation on the document to obtain a plurality of monadic partitions; and for each monadic partition in the plurality of monadic partitions: determining whether said each monadic partition is a filter character; in the event... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20110022597 - System and method for thematically grouping documents into clusters: A system and method for thematically grouping documents into clusters is provided. Concepts are extracted from a plurality of documents. The concepts include nouns or noun phrases. A number of occurrences for each concept are determined within each document. A bounded range is applied to the concepts and a subset... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110022598 - Mixing knowledge sources for improved entity extraction: The disclosed embodiments of computer systems and techniques utilize an ensemble semantics framework to combine knowledge acquisition systems that yield significantly higher quality resources than each system in isolation. Gains in entity extraction are achieved by combining state-of-the-art distributional and pattern-based systems with a large set of features from, for... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20110022599 - Scalable indexing for layout based document retrieval and ranking: A computer-based method and a system for indexing, querying, and ranking documents based on layout are provided. The method includes providing a plurality of documents to computer memory, extracting layout blocks from the provided documents, clustering the layout blocks into a plurality of layout block clusters, computing a representative block... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20110022600 - Method of data retrieval, and search engine using such a method: c
20110022601 - Block level tagging with file level information: Embodiments for data tagging in a computing environment are provided. A write operation in an operating system (OS) file system level storage layer is intercepted. A set of signatures in a sub-chunk level is calculated. The set of signatures are aligned to the beginning of an OS file system-level object... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)
20110022605 - Document scoring based on link-based criteria: A method may include receiving a document and an initial score for the document; determining that there has been a decrease in a rate or quantity of new links that point to the document over time; classifying the document as stale in response to the determining; decreasing the initial score... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110022603 - Method and system for authoring and distributing multiple application versions based on audience qualifiers: A computer system is used to create and distribute applications. An audience qualifier and a set of categories corresponding to the audience qualifier are selected. A master application template is selected. The master application template may be pre-certified. For each of the selected categories, an application instance is created from... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20110022606 - Processes for assessing user affinities for particular item categories of a hierarchical browse structure: A computer-implemented system provides a browse tree in which items represented within a database are arranged within a hierarchy of item categories. Each time a user selects an item, an amount of credit is cumulatively assigned to the ancestor nodes (categories) of the selected item. The amount of credit assigned... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110022602 - Ranking social network objects: An online social networking system can be used to rank social network objects of various different object types, each according to its type. The objects may comprise types such as users, communities, blogs, blog entries, events, forums, forum topics, postings, photographs, and/or images. The product comprises code for carrying out... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20110022604 - Scoring local search results based on location prominence: A system may identify a first document associated with a geographic location within a geographical area and identify a second document associated with a geographic location outside the geographical area. The system may also assign a first score to the first document based on a first scoring function and assign... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110022607 - Method and apparatus for processing data records in a given order upon receiving input data from a touchscreen: A method and computing device for managing calendar data records are provided, the computing device comprising a processor interconnected with a memory enabled to maintain the data records and with a touchscreen controlled to generate a representation of a subset of at least two of the data records within a... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20110022608 - E-mail tool management shell command set: A method to execute verb-noun cmdlets to retrieve mailbox information or receive connector information from an e-mail server includes opening an e-mail management tool and receiving and parsing at least one cmdlet having a verb-noun syntax. A get-mailbox cmdlet may retrieve mailbox information from an e-mail server and a get-receiveconnector... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20110022609 - System and method for generating search terms: A text object(s) such as a document containing a plurality of text items (e.g., chapters, paragraphs, etc.) is used to generate a search term. At least one, but not all, of the text items in the text object are selected based on a profile. The selected text item(s) are parsed... Agent: Avaya Inc. Margaret Carmichael, Docketing Specialist
20110022610 - Systems and methods for augmenting data in a personal productivity application: A system and method is provided for generating a display, including information from disparate data sources, for presentation on a device. This display takes a user entry in a personal productivity application and augments the data with data gleaned from a variety of additional sources, including local and external datasets.... Agent: Kang Lim
20110022611 - Computer object conversion using an intermediate object: A computer-readable medium, computer-implemented method, and system for manipulating an object is provided. In one embodiment, an object which include one or more object references is converted into an intermediate object for serialization. In another embodiment, an object is restored from an intermediate object that has been deserialized so that... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20110022613 - Method and system for qualifying cad objects: A method and a system for automatically qualifying CAD objects in two different CAx systems, wherein the CAD objects each model components of a physical system. In order to automatically qualify CAD objects in the CAx systems, which describe the same system components, with the same data records, a universal... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20110022612 - Method for application authoring employing a pre-certified master application template: A computer system is used to create an application. An application is created using an authoring environment. The application is converted into a master application template by creating an application representation and creating associated metadata that define at least one allowable modification that may be made to the application representation.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20110022615 - Digital data processing method for personalized information retrieval and computer readable storage medium and information retrieval system thereof: A digital data processing method for information retrieval and an information retrieval system thereof are provided. In an embodiment, the information retrieval system trains a personalized model according to a user's feedback perceptions of at least one information piece. With respect to information pieces and different users, the information retrieval... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20110022616 - Method of treating cystic fibrosis using ocean water: The present invention provides a method of treating respiratory disorders, such as cystic fibroses, through misting ocean water in a closed room where a patient resides.... Agent: Daniel Boudwin
20110022614 - Telecommunications services apparatus and method: A telecommunications service or application has associated with it a set of exceptions which, in effect, define a set of matchable inputs from a user and corresponding (answer) functions to be performed in the event of the particular input. Each exception has defined for it a text string or strings... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP
20110022629 - Data access: A method of accessing and manipulating Resource Description Framework (RDF) data stores using a spreadsheet application user interface. Data store queries can be performed on the data store by submitting queries inside cells and written in SPARQL. The record sets resulting from SPARQL queries are stored with the cells which... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110022624 - Data structure and system for ip address lookup and ip address lookup system: A tree data structure for storing strings of searchable data divided into substrings has at least one first type node that has a substring associated with it and at least one second type node that does not having a substring associated with it. A second type node is directly linked... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20110022621 - Dynamically naming communities within online social networks: An online social networking system can be used to create a new online community in a social network. The product comprises code for carrying out a method that begins with receiving a search query for searching online communities within the online social network from a user. The search query is... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20110022626 - Hosting requirements for services: Aspects describe an apparatus, method and system for constructing an application in an industrial automation system. An identification component can receive at least one requirement of the application. Based upon the at least one requirement, the identification component can select at least one service that satisfies the at least one... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP
20110022628 - Matching merchant names from transaction data: A computer system processes a merchant name from transaction data to determine a matched merchant name. The computer system retrieves a retrieved merchant name from transaction data, obtains a processed merchant name from the retrieved merchant name, and matches the processed merchant name to one of a collection of standard... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007131
20110022627 - Method and apparatus for functional integration of metadata: A computer implemented method for functional integration of metadata for a plurality of databases, includes: creating a single set of classes and instances for the classes for metadata of at least one relational data schema and at least one non-relational data schema for the plurality of databases; defining semantic relationships... Agent: North Shore Patents, P.C.
20110022622 - Method and apparatus for refining similar case search: The invention relates to search for cases in a database. According to the proposed method and apparatus, similarity matching is performed between an input case and a set of cases in an initial search to receive similar cases by—using a given matching criterion. Then statistics on image and non-image-based features... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110022620 - Methods and systems for associating and providing media content of different types which share atrributes: Systems and methods are provided for associating and providing media content of different types which share attributes. When an audio asset is selected for playback, visual media content, which includes the audio asset, may be identified and associated with the audio asset. The realted visual media content may be displayed... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20110022618 - Standardized database connectivity support for an event processing server in an embedded context: Techniques for facilitating communication between one or more client applications and an event processing server. In one set of embodiments, a framework is provided that enables a client application to communicate with an event processing server via a standard database connectivity API, such as Java Database Connectivity (JDBC).... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20110022625 - System and method for comparing and utilizing activity information and configuration information from multiple medical device management systems: A method of aggregating and using medical device data from a plurality of remote institutions. The system and method electronically receives at a central computer system a plurality of established medical device data, each of the plurality of established medical device data being received from a respective medication delivery system,... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth
20110022623 - System and method for influencing a position on a search result list generated by a computer network search engine: A system and method for enabling information providers using a computer network such as the Internet to influence a position for a search listing within a search result list generated by an Internet search engine. The system and method of the present invention provides a database having accounts for the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20110022619 - System for docketing court receipts: A system is described for docketing court receipts. The system may receive court receipts from a court and scan the court receipts for docket information that may be used to create docket entries and events. The system may associate the court receipts with preexisting case dockets. The system may retrieve... Agent: NorvellIPLLC
20110022633 - Distributed media fingerprint repositories: Media fingerprints, which are each derived from and uniquely correspond to a portion of media content, are stored over a distributed database. An instance of one or more information containers of the distributed database are each disposed over two or more computing devices, which are communicatively linked over a data... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20110022631 - Image forming apparatus, display control method, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus is disclosed including a search request transmission unit transmitting a search request to a predetermined resource in a network, a response receiving unit receiving response information in response to the search request, and storing the received response information in a storage unit, a list screen display... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110022632 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and control method therefor: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive a search request sent from an external apparatus, a search unit configured to search for a device matching a search condition included in the search request, a determination unit configured to determine an attribute of a device, and a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110022630 - Secure virtual platform for querying widgets: Secure virtual platform for querying widgets. A method includes receiving, electronically, an input associated with one or more widgets. The method also includes asynchronously forwarding the input to the one or more widgets. Further, the method includes electronically retrieving contents associated with the input from the one or more widgets.... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group
20110022634 - Image search device and image search method: Provided is an image search device which relatively easily searches a large amount of stored images for images that a user wishes to use for interpolation, and which includes: an interpolation range computing unit (103) which computes, as an interpolation range, a range of an area including a first photographing... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20110022635 - Method and system to formulate queries with minivisuals: Helpful query suggestions are obtained by displaying a minivisual with each query suggestion that is developed from a submitted partial query.... Agent: Henry Brendzel
20110022636 - Enforcing restrictions for graph data manipulation operations: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with data manipulation operation restriction enforcement on graph data are described. A statement specifying a data manipulation operation to modify graph data that will modify one or more triples in the graph data is received. One or more resources that the one or more... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle
20110022637 - Method and system for authoring multiple application versions based on audience qualifiers: A computer system is used to create and distribute applications. An audience qualifier and a set of categories corresponding to the audience qualifier are selected. A master application template is selected. The master application template may be pre-certified. For each of the selected categories, an application instance is created from... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20110022639 - Hierarchy nodes derived based on parent/child foreign key and/or range values on parent node: Nodes of a tree are dynamically generated. A user may specify that a node should have a separate child node for each unique value that occurs in a particular column of a relational table. A user may specify that a node should have a separate child node for each range... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110022638 - Incremental construction of search tree with signature pointers for identification of multimedia content: Search tree structures with nodes that represent signatures derived from segments of video and audio content are used by systems to identify content and re-establish the correct alignment between video and audio content that have become disassociated with one another. The amount of storage needed to record data representing the... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Office Of David Lathrop
20110022640 - Web distributed storage system: A method is provided for storing a file as slices on storage elements. A computer having memory and at least one computer processor receives a request to store a file. The file is split into slices. A respective header is generated to individually identify each one of the slices. Emails... Agent: Law Offices Of Ira D. Blecker, P.C.
20110022641 - Systems and methods for providing remote services using a cross-device database: The solution of the present application provides many types and forms of resources, such as products or services, to an environment of heterogeneous devices. An agent and centralized service may communicate to deliver an optimum package of resources to a device. Each device may include an agent that collects information... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20110022643 - Dynamic media content previews: A sandboxed process is initiated in response to a request for a preview of dynamic media content. A stream of frames is generated in a preview specific format by a plug-in that executes within the sandboxed process. The stream of frames is provided as the preview of the dynamic media... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110022642 - Policy driven cloud storage management and cloud storage policy router: Techniques are disclosed for a policy driven cloud storage management broker and a cloud storage policy router, along with methods for registering tenant applications with the cloud storage management broker and for sending (and retrieving) files to/from a cloud storage service. A tenant application may be configured to generate a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc
20110022645 - Access device, information recording device, information recording system, file management method, and program: An information recording device, which includes a nonvolatile memory whose areas are managed using an FAT file system and enhances the reliability of directory entries using a cyclic shift checksum, recalculates the cyclic shift checksum efficiently and performs seeking at a higher speed. A nonvolatile memory (25) of an information... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110022644 - For in-field control module for managing wireless seismic data acquisition systems and related methods: An exemplary system for managing the deployment of a seismic data acquisition system uses a module configured to execute a plurality of task in the field by receiving one or more seismic devices. The module may include a power source that provides electrical power to the seismic devices. The module... Agent: Mossman, Kumar & Tyler PC01/20/2011 > 85 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110016080 - Data access service queries: A technique is described for selectively obtaining information stored in a business warehouse. Such a technique may include selecting a data access service from a library during run-time and presenting data within the business warehouse using the selected data access service. The library may contain at least one data access... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20110016081 - Automated solution retrieval: Techniques for dynamically compiling a list of one or more solution documents are provided. The techniques include receiving one or more questions, forming one or more of the one or more questions into one or more lists, wherein forming one or more questions into one or more lists comprises expressing... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20110016082 - Apparatus and method to replicate remote virtual volumes to local physical volumes: An automated method to replicate remote virtual files to local physical files is presented, wherein the method provides a replication algorithm comprising computer readable program code that can be used by a programmable computer processor to replicate the (N) remote virtual volumes to (N) local physical volumes, such that a... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP
20110016083 - Seeding replication: Seeding replication is disclosed. One or more but not all files stored on a deduplicated storage system are selected to be replicated. One or more segments referred to by the selected one or more but not all files are determined. A data structure is created that is used to indicate... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20110016084 - Data integration between project systems: A project systems integrator integrates a financial planning system and an operational planning system for a project. The integrator loads a work breakdown structure (“WBS”) from the financial planning system and another WBS from the operational planning system. The integrator then records links between corresponding nodes of the financial WBS... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20110016085 - Method and system for maintaining multiple inode containers in a storage server: A system and method for maintaining multiple inode containers is used to manage file system objects in a single logical volume of a network storage server. The system provides multiple inode containers to store metadata for file system objects in the logical volume. The system may use a first inode... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20110016086 - Data processing method, system, and computer program product: The present description refers in particular to a data processing method, a computer program product, and a data processing system for obtaining and storing data in an outsourcing environment, the method including providing a user interface on a user computer; determining an indicator which indicates whether there is synchronization data... Agent: Mannava & Kang, P.C.
20110016087 - Synchronization methods and systems: Synchronization architectures, methods, systems, and computer readable media are described. One exemplary embodiment includes a first software component which is configured to cause retrieval and storage of structured data for a first data class from a first store of the structured data on a device, such as a first data... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110016088 - System and method for performance and capacity monitoring of a reduced redundancy data storage system: In accordance with certain aspects of the present invention, an anticipatory integrated system and method for performance and capacity monitoring and management of a data redundancy backup system is disclosed. In one embodiment, capacity and system performance benchmark parameters set in backup appliances prior to customer shipment are integrated into... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay
20110016089 - Restoring data to a mobile device: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for backing up and restoring data to a mobile device. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the actions of receiving data from a mobile... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110016090 - Hierarchical scale unit values for storing instances of data among nodes of a distributed store: Techniques are described herein for storing instances of data among nodes of a distributed store based on hierarchical scale unit values. Hierarchical scale unit values are assigned to the respective nodes of the distributed store. A first instance (e.g., a primary instance) of a data module is stored in a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110016091 - De-duplication systems and methods for application-specific data: Content-aware systems and methods for improving de-duplication, or single instancing, in storage operations. In certain examples, backup agents on client devices parse application-specific data to identify data objects that are candidates for de-duplication. The backup agents can then insert markers or other indictors in the data that identify the location(s)... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110016092 - Federated configuration management database, management data repository, and backup data management system: A federated configuration management database includes a plurality of management data repositories, and a backup destination determination unit that determines backup destination management data repositories for backing up data overlapping among the plurality of management data repositories at specific management data repositories and that notifies each of the management data... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20110016093 - Operating system restoration using remote backup system and local system restore function: A computer performs a backup operation copying user files and system files to a separate backup system for persistent storage. The system files include restore-point files from a system area of a source system storage device, the restore-point files created by the computer's operating system and being copies of constituent... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20110016094 - Transaction history with bounded operation sequences: A technique for maintaining a transaction history is described. This transaction history includes a sequence of commands or operations in an electronic-design-automation (EDA) environment. For subsets of one or more operations in the sequence of operations, the transaction history includes an associated transaction name, as well as a state of... Agent: Pvf -- Synopsys, Inc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20110016095 - Integrated approach for deduplicating data in a distributed environment that involves a source and a target: One aspect of the present invention includes a configuration of a storage management system that enables the performance of deduplication activities at both the client (source) and at the server (target) locations. The location of deduplication operations can then be optimized based on system conditions or predefined policies. In one... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20110016097 - Fast approximation to optimal compression of digital data: A “fast approximation” of compression of current data involves using information obtained from an earlier compression of similar data. It overcomes the iterative process of discovering a unique set of optimal symbols. Representatively, a dictionary of symbols corresponding to original data from an earlier compressed file is extracted. Original bits... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016098 - Grouping and differentiating volumes of files: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a file. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position in a multi-dimensional space. This position relative to another file's position reveals distances between the files. Closest files can be grouped together. When contemplating voluminous numbers of files for digital... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016096 - Optimal sequential (de)compression of digital data: Methods and apparatus involve an original data stream arranged as a plurality of symbols. Of those symbols, all possible tuples are identified and the highest or most frequently occurring tuple is determined. A new symbol is created and substituted for each instance of the highest occurring tuple, which results in... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016099 - Comparing versions of a hierarchical object: A hierarchical object is exported from a first electronic system to a second electronic system, where the hierarchical object is modifiable at each of the first and second electronic systems, and where a baseline version of the hierarchical object is created. A first version of the hierarchical object at the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110016100 - Multiple fidelity level item replication and integration: A distributed system synchronizes replica devices with respect to items that may be inserted, modified, or deleted by any of the replica devices. Replicas may synchronize with other replicas to learn about updates to items. Each replica device may include a high-fidelity replication platform and/or a low-fidelity replication platform. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110016101 - Stopping functions for grouping and differentiating files based on content: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a data file. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position in multi-dimensional space. This position relative to another file's position reveals closest neighbors. Certain of the closest neighbors are grouped together, while others are differentiated. Grouping ceases upon application... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016104 - Centralized web-based system for automatically executing search engine optimization principles for one, or more website(s): A system and method to optimize one or more website's organic listing at one or more search engine engines is described. Several embodiments include methods and systems for building and applying customizable website search engine optimization best practice rules, thereby modifying data associated with one or more websites to achieve... Agent: Michel Leconte
20110016103 - Data tag descriptor method and system: A data tag descriptor method and system. The method includes generating by a device, a request for media data. The device generates a globally unique data tag specifying capabilities of the device and a transmission package comprising the request and the globally unique data tag. The device transmits the transmission... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20110016105 - Predisposition modification: A method and system for predisposition modification are presented in which a set of attributes for selective modification of the attribute profile of an individual are determined to enable the individual to modify their predisposition for acquiring an attribute of interest. The attribute of interest can be input in the... Agent: Charles A. Eldering
20110016106 - Search engine and indexing techniques: A local search engine geographically indexes information for searching by identifying a geocoded web page of a web site and identifying at least one geocodable web page of the web site. The system identifies a geocode contained within content of the geocoded web page of the web site. The geocode... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin & Huang, L.l.c
20110016102 - System and method for identifying and providing user-specific psychoactive content: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to identify, select, and present psychoactive content to a user in order to achieve a desired psychotherapeutic effect or purpose on the user. More specifically, content items in a content library are tagged and categorized under various psychoactive properties. In... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20110016107 - Execution of query plans for database query within environments of databases: A database query is submitted to a first query optimizer to receive a first query plan from the first query optimizer. The first query plan is set as a current query plan. As an entry point, the current query plan is executed against the database within a given environment of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110016108 - Search result plusbox including restricted results: Systems, methods and computer program products for generating initial search results based on a search query and additional search results using a control element are described. The control element, when activated by a user of a client device, may execute a call to a server which fetches the additional results... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110016113 - Method for re-ranking documents retrieved from a document database: A computer-implemented method for processing documents in a document database includes generating an initial ranking of retrieved documents using an information retrieval system and based upon a user search query, and processing vocabulary words based upon occurrences thereof in at least some of the retrieved documents. Respective relevancies of the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20110016111 - Ranking search results based on word weight: Ranking search results, comprises receiving a query string; retrieving a plurality of search results that include a corresponding plurality of target strings that relate to the query string; segmenting the query string and each of the plurality of target strings; pairing segments in the query string with respective segments in... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20110016112 - Search engine for scientific literature providing interface with automatic image ranking: An information retrieval system for scientific literature provides a summary document for reviewing the results of a query that provides both a text-based summary and an image-based summary, the latter represented by a figure from the document that has a highest ranking indicating its centrality to the concept of the... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20110016109 - System and method for automatic matching of highest scoring contracts to impression opportunities using complex predicates and an inverted index: A method for indexing advertising contracts for rapid retrieval and matching in order to match only the top N satisfying contracts to advertising slots. Descriptions of advertising contracts include logical predicates indicating weighted applicability to a particular demographic. Descriptions of advertising slots also contain logical predicates indicating weighted applicability to... Agent: Stattler-suh PC
20110016110 - Trail management method, system, and program: A trail management system acquires and manages operation contents in a PC that is provided with an operation function including a document transcription function. When a user performs a transcription operation, a server acquires operation information and stores it as chronological data. The operation information contains time of the transcription... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20110016114 - Probabilistic link strength reduction: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for resolving relationships in a relationship graph of identities. A strength of at least one link from a node of the relationship graph may be reduced, based on at least a count of the links from the node. Further, the reduction may... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20110016115 - Using link structure for suggesting related queries: An approach is provided for determining related queries for a given search query based on the linking structure of electronic documents within a document set. Document titles are used to represent potential search queries and links between the electronic documents are used to determine relationships between the potential search queries.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110016116 - Web searching: A human or hand-labeled ranking of URL results for a search query is compared against actual click data for the respective query/URL pairs (e.g., which URLs were actually clicked on by users when the URLs were presented to users when the search query was run in the real world). The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110016117 - Fuzzy proximity boosting and influence kernels: A method and apparatus are provided for ranking documents according to relevancy scoring. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for receiving, from a database over a network, a document resulting from a search on a database, the document containing terms that match the search criteria. The method may... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110016118 - Method and apparatus for determining relevant search results using a matrix framework: A method and apparatus are provided for ranking documents according to relevancy scoring. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for receiving search results identifying a plurality of documents resulting from a search, the plurality of documents containing one or more words. The method generates a first matrix containing... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110016119 - System and method for managing user profiles: The present invention relates to a system and method for managing user profiles based on keyword content associated with a user. The user associated keyword content represents a website requested by the user or video data viewed by the user, in which the user profile is created and maintained at... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110016121 - Activity based users' interests modeling for determining content relevance: A method and apparatus for activity-based users' interests modeling for determining relevance of the content distributed to the users is provided. Modeling of the user's interests starts by collecting information about the actions that the user performed and about the contents that were associated with the actions. That information may... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20110016120 - Performance metadata for media: Systems and methods for generating and using performance metadata associated with a media piece (e.g., music or video) are provided. An electronic device can monitor a user's workout performance while playing a particular media piece. Workout performance may include the user's rate of motion and/or one or more physiological metrics... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20110016122 - Command line interpreter for accessing a data object stored in a distributed storage network: A user device includes a DSN interface operably coupled with a DSN memory and a DS processing module for storing and retrieving a data object from the DSN memory, wherein the data object is partitioned into a plurality of data segments and wherein each of the plurality of data segments... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20110016128 - Distributing content indices: A query-centric system and process for distributing reverse indices for a distributed content system. Relevance ranking techniques in organizing distributed system indices. Query-centric configuration subprocesses (1) analyze query data, partitioning terms for reverse index server(s) (RIS), (2) distribute each partitioned data set by generally localizing search terms for the RIS... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110016127 - Hierarchy of servers for query processing of column chunks in a distributed column chunk data store: An improved system and method for query processing in a distributed column chunk data store is provided. A distributed column chunk data store may be provided by multiple storage servers operably coupled to a network. A storage server provided may include a database engine for partitioning a data table into... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110016125 - Method and system for user centered information searching: Disclosed is a method and system for user-centered information search. The user-centered information search may include generating an object as a classification unit of an information search structure and a property of the object, generating a class and determining a property of the class using the object; and detecting a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20110016129 - Method and system for variable or dynamic classification: A method, system and device for variable or dynamic classification of users, devices, computers, systems, or information are provided, including at least one of means for sensing one or more inputs, including at least one of an event, a parameter, and time; and means for generating a classification or policy... Agent: The Villamar Firm PLLC
20110016126 - Method of displaying adaptive album art for portable terminal and apparatus for providing the same: A method of displaying an adaptive album art for a portable terminal is provided, which includes confirming whether the album art exists by reading meta data frame that corresponds to at least one sound source data, classifying and storing the sound data by meta data items commonly included in the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20110016124 - Optimized partitions for grouping and differentiating files of data: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a data file. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position in multi-dimensional space. This position relative to another file's position reveals closest neighbors. Certain of the closest neighbors are grouped together to define a set. Overlapping members in the... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016123 - Scalable real time event stream processing: Scalable systems and methods for near real time processing of a substantial volume of event data streams are disclosed. A concurrent throughput receiver is coupled to an input of a processor for receiving the substantial volume of event data streams, and implementing substantially concurrent throughput of the substantial volume of... Agent: Ti Law Group
20110016130 - Method and an apparatus for providing at least one configuration data ontology module: A method and an apparatus provide at least one configuration data ontology module. Modules are extracted from an ontology under consideration of the semantics of the ontology. Therefore, individual concepts are selected from the ontology which are in a subsequent step connected by relations. The method and apparatus are used... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110016131 - Method and apparatus providing omnibus view of online and offline content of various file types and sources: An online service provider (OSP) operates online data centers to store members' data objects relating to various online member services of the OSP. An aggregated catalog lists members' data objects residing in the online data centers and also those residing in member computers' local storage. An aggregator monitors contents of... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20110016132 - Archive device: An achieve device includes: a storage for storing divided data and attribute information, the divided data being received from an external device and divided from original data by a predetermined size, the attribute information being associated with a hash value and identification information, the hash value being calculated from the... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110016133 - Device and method for selecting an analyzing instrument for use in a medical examination: A device and a method for automatically selecting an analyzing instrument used for a medical test at medical institutions are provided. The device includes: a receiving unit which receives information about test items; a selecting unit which searches a database and selects from the database an analyzing instrument with which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110016134 - Using link structure for suggesting related queries: An approach is provided for determining related queries for a given search query based on the linking structure of electronic documents within a document set. Document titles are used to represent potential search queries and links between the electronic documents are used to determine relationships between the potential search queries.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110016135 - Digital spectrum of file based on contents: A digital spectrum defines and communicates a file's informational characteristics. A file's informational position may be represented as a vector in an N-dimensional space, where each dimension is defined by a symbol. A position along the axis of any given dimension is described by the frequency of occurrence of that... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016136 - Grouping and differentiating files based on underlying grouped and differentiated files: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a file. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position. This position relative to another file's position reveals closest neighbors. When multiple such neighbors are arranged, first “patterns” of data are created that further define digital spectrums of new files.... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016138 - Grouping and differentiating files based on content: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a file. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position. This position relative to another file's position reveals distances between the files. Representatively, files have a plurality of symbols representing an underlying data stream of original bits of data. The... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20110016142 - Method and apparatus for creating pattern matching state machine and identifying pattern: The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for creating a pattern matching state machine and identifying a pattern, and relates to pattern matching technologies. The method includes: obtaining a sub-keyword field after division; generating a state transition (goto) function according to the sub-keyword field; generating a failure function... Agent: Docket Clerk/htcl
20110016139 - Print apparatus and method of controlling printer: A print apparatus includes a non-volatile memory retaining stored content even when power is not supplied to the print apparatus, the non-volatile memory having areas for a plurality of data, key codes specifying each of the plurality of data, and the amounts each indicating the length of each of the... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110016140 - Search apparatus, control method for search apparatus, and program: Provided are a dividing unit for dividing a search job into a first division job for performing search processing on an internal memory table and a second division job for performing search processing on an external memory table, a searching unit for executing the search processing of the first division... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110016137 - System for determining virtual proximity of persons in a defined space: A system for comparing preferences of persons has a first mechanism gathering preferences of persons, a second mechanism for rendering each preference as a numerical value, a third mechanism for plotting each numerical value representing a preference for a person in a separate dimension of multi-dimensional space, providing for each... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc
20110016141 - Web traffic analysis tool: A log file may include a line corresponding to a request received at a web server. A rules file may include rules that are applied in a specified order. The rules may include a first rule associated with a first request identifier and a second rule associated with a second... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110016149 - Content using method, content using apparatus, content recording method, content recording apparatus, content providing system, content receiving method, content receiving apparatus, and content data format: A method of using contents includes the steps of setting public time information and private time information, the public time information being associated with each content and defined universally for use by a large number of unspecified users, the private time being associated with the content and defined for use... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110016144 - Crop production, planning, management, tracking and reporting system and method: The present invention industrially relates to a system and method for production, planning, tracking, and reporting of a crop or other agricultural product. More particularly, the present invention industrially relates to crop production, planning, tracking, and reporting by coupling an identification to a crop while simultaneously collecting data throughout the... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20110016145 - Enhancing enum security: A method of providing telecommunication services includes generating a fictitious contact information univocally associated with a telephone number assigned to a subscriber; and storing the fictitious contact information in a database, like an ENUM database. Responsive to a request, received from a requester, of a contact information corresponding to the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20110016147 - Method and apparatus for identifying redeployed distributed generator components: A method and apparatus for identifying a redeployment of a distributed generator component, at least a portion of the method being performed by a controller comprising at least one processor. In one embodiment, the method comprises obtaining a first identification (ID) for a first component of a distributed generator (DG)... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20110016143 - Method for protecting a proprietary file: A file containing proprietary content can be protected against unauthorized duplication via file sharing between remote computers connected to an Internet swapping service. To this end, the content to be protected is searched on the Internet, at least the hash ID of each data record offered as a search hit... Agent: Husch Blackwell LLP
20110016146 - Method for supporting the formation of car pools: To allow drivers of different vehicles to make contact with one another, a user terminal is provided in the vehicle, which accesses a server having a connected database. By way of this database, contact with another user who is also entered in the database, might be using the same travel... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20110016148 - Systems and methods for inputting transient data into a persistent world: A computer implemented method for inputting transient data into a persistent world is provided. The method includes capturing sensor data from a sensor. The method further includes detecting a condition, wherein the detection is based at least in part on the match of a detection criteria from a database of... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20110016150 - System and method for tagging multiple digital images: A system for tagging multiple digital images includes an electronic device having a display for rendering digital images. An interface in the electronic device receives an input of an area of interest within one of the rendered images, and receives a selection of images from among the rendered images to... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110016151 - Method and apparatus for privilege control in docbase management system: The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for privilege control in a docbase management system to provide comprehensive privilege control with fine granularity. Document data stored in the docbase management system includes at least one document data object, and each document object supports at least one privilege. When granting... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20110016152 - Block-level data de-duplication using thinly provisioned data storage volumes: Data segments are logically organized in groups in a data repository. Each segment is stored at an index in the data repository. In association with a write request, a hash algorithm is applied to the data segment to generate a group identifier. Each group is identifiable by a corresponding group... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC
20110016153 - System and method for parallel processing: A method for parallel processing of data organized in the form of a tree including: converting the tree into a linear array structure including a data array for storing the data of said tree and three reference arrays; determining partial workloads from the linear array structure obtained at step a;... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20110016154 - Profile-based and dictionary based graph caching: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for caching portions of a Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA) graph during a compilation stage prior to a run-time stage that identifies attack traffic based on the graph. Cacheable components are identified based on a traffic profile, a dictionary of keywords, and/or a geometrical configuration of... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110016156 - Network management system: A system includes a relational database and processing logic. The relational database is configured to define a relationship between a group of logical activities and groups of physical commands that perform the logical activities. The processing logic is configured to receive a request to perform one logical activity of the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20110016155 - Systems and methods of providing possible value ranges: Embodiments of the invention relate generally to incremental computing. Specifically, embodiments of the invention include systems and methods that provide for the concurrent processing of multiple, incremental changes to a data value while at the same time monitoring and/or enforcing threshold values for that data value. For example, a method... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110016159 - Data cells and data cell generations: Data cells are described containing an entity identifier (“O”), an entity type (“E”) an attribute type (“A”), and an attribute value (“V”). Cells with identical O and E values constitute a cell set. Pairs of synapse cells relate cell sets, each synapse cell having O and E values of one... Agent: Beck And Tysver P.l.l.c.
20110016157 - Database storage architecture: Methods, systems and program products for database storage. In one implementation, data of a projection of a database is stored at least partly in grouped ROS format and partly in column format based on patterns of updating the projection data. The projection data is updated so that the updated projection... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sv)
20110016158 - Generation of dimensional metadata based on rdbms data: Creation of a multi-dimensional metadata model based on relational tables and data stored in the relational tables may include determination of a plurality of groups of columns of the relational tables based at least in part on the data stored in the relational tables, where each column of a group... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20110016161 - System and method for the selection of context sensitive user profile fragments: A method and system for collecting and generating context sensitive data for consumer profiles and presenting a contemporaneous context sensitive model of consumer preferences to a user. An interpreter module obtains event data of a user's activity and obtains personal user data. The interpreter module associates the event data with... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20110016160 - Unified window support for event stream data management: Data stream query mediation may utilize a query handler configured to receive a query from a stream application to be applied against a stream of data including multiple tuples representing events. A stream window manager may be configured to express the query in a specification which defines a window including... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20110016163 - Metabase for facilitating data classification: Systems and methods for managing electronic data are disclosed. Various data management operations can be performed based on a metabase formed from metadata. Such metadata can be identified from an index of data interactions generated by a journaling module, and obtained from their associated data objects stored in one or... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110016162 - Onboarding resources to an identity management system: A process of onboarding a resource into an identity management system is disclosed. The identity management system is configured to connect users with resources and manage user identities and security entitlements of the connected resources. The process of onboarding a resource includes marking or tagging resource fields with semantic markers.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110016164 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus having: an image data inputting section; a storage section that stores image data that has been input from the inputting section; a processing section that carries out output processing of the image data; a history management section that establishes correspondence between history information of the output... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.01/13/2011 > 75 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110010330 - Apparatus and method for read optimized bulk data storage: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to store load data in new rows of an append only table within a data warehouse, without updating or deleting existing rows in the append only table. The new rows are added in a database transaction that guarantees that the distributed reads... Agent: Cooley LLP Attn: Patent Group
20110010331 - Community-driven relational filtering of unstructured text: A method and apparatus for calculating a score for word selection, which may be used to preprocess sets of words prior to a dimensionality reduction process, employs information about relationships between words themselves (such as synonym relationships) or relationships between items with which the words are associated (such as products... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us) Attn: Patent Group
20110010335 - Collaboration swarming: A swarm can develop around a piece of content. The swarm can include the original content, changes to the original content, the persons contributing the changes, and metadata, such as comments contributed by members of the swarm. A swarm can also include statistics generated about the content, such as the... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Novell
20110010332 - Representing an object as an aggregate of identifiable parts shareable by users of a collaboration system: A computer that is programmed with collaboration software receives a change to be made to an object that can be of any type among several predetermined types such as message, document, contact, discussion and meeting. The object is represented as an aggregate of identifiable parts shareable by users, including at... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP Attn: Omkar - Oracle
20110010333 - Representing attachments of objects in a collaboration system using metadata copies: A computer that is programmed with software attaches one object (“from-object”) to another object (“to-object”) by preparing a new duplicate of certain metadata in the from-object, without copying any content of the from-object. The new duplicate metadata is stored in memory for use in identifying the from-object and the to-object... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP Attn: Omkar - Oracle
20110010334 - Shared storage of categorization, labeling or tagging of objects in a collaboration system: A computer that is programmed with collaboration software receives a new value of an attribute (or property or characteristic) which is specific to a label (or tag or category) as applied to an object managed by the computer. The computer does not use the new value to overwrite a corresponding... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP Attn: Omkar - Oracle
20110010336 - Computerized system and method for tracking the geographic relevance of website listings and providing graphics and data regarding the same: The present invention generally relates to a computerized system and method for tracking and displaying data identifying the geographic relevance of website listings on Internet search engines, parked web pages, ISP redirect web pages, and other similar web listing services without requiring extra input from Internet users. Each time an... Agent: Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
20110010338 - Distributed database system: This invention is a distributed database system, which comprises a plurality of database domains which include one or more databases, and each of database domains is administered by a topology administration server. This topology administration server may have information of database in the database domain, such as data dictionaries, locking... Agent: Mr. Shuhei Nishiyama
20110010337 - Method and apparatus for incremental quantile tracking of multiple record types: A method and apparatus are provided for incrementally tracking quantiles in the presence of multiple record types. A method for performing incremental quantile tracking includes receiving a first data record of a first record type having a first data value, determining whether a second data record of a second record... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20110010339 - Techniques for cloud control and management: Techniques for cloud control and management are provided. The control, creation, and management of workloads in distributed infrastructures are coordinated via a master Configuration Management Database (CMDB). The master CMDB is also used to unify the multiple distributed infrastructures so that the workloads are rationalized. Moreover, data centers are coordinated... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20110010340 - System and method for managing items in a list shared by a group of mobile devices: A method and system are provided for sharing data amongst a group of a plurality of mobile devices without requiring a database or server to centrally store the shared data. The shared data is instead stored by each group member individually while controlling the manner in which the shared data... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
20110010343 - Optimization and staging method and system: An optimization method and system. The method includes receiving by a computing system a data footprint associated with data and a human resource model. The data footprint comprises a primary data section, a secondary data section, and an archive data section. A plurality of data storage strategies are associated with... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20110010341 - System, method, and apparatus for replicating a portion of a content repository: A computer-implemented method for selecting a portion of a content repository for replication including receiving an input describing one or more desired relationship patterns for replication, generating a query for the desired relationship patterns, identifying content items of a content repository matching the desired relationship patterns, and selecting the identified... Agent: Wilson Ham & Holman/rsw
20110010342 - System, method, and apparatus for replicating a portion of a content repository using behavioral patterns: A computer-implemented method for selecting a portion of a content repository for replication including monitoring a usage pattern of a content repository, determining one or more preferred relationship patterns for replication in response to the usage pattern, identifying content items of the content repository matching the preferred relationship patterns, and... Agent: Wilson Ham & Holman/rsw
20110010344 - Methods, systems and devices for performing incremental updates of partial databases: Methods, systems and devices for performing incremental updates of a partial database stored on a client device from a computer system containing the database of which the partial database is a subset. A first database record which has been inserted into, deleted from or changed in the server database as... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110010345 - Method and system for updating an archive of a computer file: A method and system for updating an archive of a computer file to reflect changes made to the file includes selecting one of a plurality of comparison methods as a preferred comparison method. The comparison methods include a first comparison method wherein the file is compared to an archive of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20110010346 - Processing related data from information sources: Systems and methods for managing data are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention may allow attribute values associated with data records to be assembled and presented in a unified manner. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention may utilize a set of locally stored identity information associated with a data... Agent: Edell, Shapiro, & Finnan, LLC
20110010347 - Iterator register for structured memory: Modifying data stored in a computer memory system is disclosed. A memory system is provided. One or more iterator registers are provided, wherein the iterator registers each include two or more pointer fields for storing two or more pointers that form a pointer chain leading to a data element. A... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20110010348 - Rule-based record profiles to automate record declaration of electronic documents: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for automatic record declaration is provided. The method includes providing a plurality of record profiles including information that uniquely defines how a new record is to be declared. A plurality of mapping definitions are provided including a set of rules... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20110010350 - Automated viewable selectable change history manipulation: A set of edited changes associated with an editable file is displayed on a display associated with a computing device in response to receipt of a request via a user input device to display the plurality of edited changes. A contextual representation of the editable file is displayed. A context... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20110010349 - Method and device for users of enterprise software products to create, publish and share reviews of enterprise software products: We have invented a method and device for enabling users of enterprise software products to create, publish, and share reviews of enterprise software products. This useful, concrete and tangible result is accomplished through a server-hosted website accessible through the Internet. There are unique challenges with creating and sharing reviews of... Agent: Arvind Parthasarathi
20110010351 - Verifying localized product versions: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that verify localized product versions are provided. Resources are extracted from a localized file of a product version associated with a target language type. The resources are compared with target content of the target language type. In one embodiment,... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110010353 - Abbreviation handling in web search: A method for handling abbreviations in web queries includes building a dictionary of possible word expansions for potential abbreviations related to query terms received and anticipated to be received by a search engine; accepting a query including an abbreviation from a searching user, where a probability of finding a most... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20110010355 - Computer-implemented method and system for enabling network communication using sponsored chat links: A computer-implemented method and system for enabling network communication using common search queries and sponsored chat links is disclosed. Various embodiments relate to a computer-implemented system and method for receiving a sponsored concept from a sponsoring company, receiving a search query from a user, determining if the sponsored concept and... Agent: Jim H. Salter
20110010352 - Method and system of providing search tools: A system and method of providing information to improve efficiency of human searchers obtaining information on behalf of users is described. A set of resources and tools which is optimized to locate a search result is described. Custom search tools, custom rendering, multiple query submission, and caching of results are... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110010354 - Using scenario-related information to customize user experiences: Methods for using scenario solution-related information to generate customized user experiences are provided. Upon receiving a user query, a plurality of results is returned, each result being representative of a scenario solution which may be utilized to address a particular issue relevant to the received query. At the time of... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110010356 - Digital document management system: Embodiments of the invention relate to a software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) digital document management system (“DDMS”). The DDMS is located remotely from an office building or other place of business on a remote server. The server is connected to one or more databases for storing digital documents or information extracted from the... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20110010357 - Intellegent automatic recognition toolbar search method and system: The present invention relates to an intelligent automatic recognition toolbar search method and system in which while the system is displayed in the form of a toolbar in a client's web browser or application program, the client can search for and find all sorts of information within the toolbar, without... Agent: Ipla P.A.
20110010358 - Performing sequence analysis as a multipart plan storing intermediate results as a relation: A usage model and the underlying technology used to provide sequence analysis as part of a relational database system. Included components include the semantic and syntactic integration of the sequence analysis with an existing query language, the storage methods for the sequence data, and the design of a multipart execution... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110010359 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for enhancing query execution by an optimizer in a database system: A system, method, and computer-readable medium that provide automatic and dynamic control of optimizer settings in a large complex system environment are provided. The optimizer may pursue more aggressive query execution plans and switch to a more conservative approach in cases of actual observed inaccuracies.... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110010360 - Restricting queries based on cost of performance: Queries that are determined to be too expensive to perform are prevented from being executed. Queries are determined to be too expensive based on the resources that are required to perform the query. For example, the query may be determined to be too expensive to perform based a length of... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110010361 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for controlling optimizer robustness and achieving service level goals in a database system: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for automatic and dynamic control of optimizer settings in a large complex system environment are provided. The described mechanisms significantly increase the potential of achieving Service Level Goals for classes of queries where optimizer aggression is needed. Confidence threshold parameters are automatically controlled to... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110010362 - Method for searching relation sudden rising word and system thereof: A method and system for searching for a relater term having rapidly increasing popularity is provided. The method includes: analyzing a search log and extracting a daily search frequency for each search term; comparing peaks of the daily search frequency, extracted for each search term in a predetermined period; and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20110010363 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a storage section for storing a plurality of images and a plurality of related terms related to each of the plurality of images, the plurality of images being associated with the plurality of related terms, an input section for inputting a concept... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110010364 - Geographical item identification: A location database is maintained with information regarding each of a number of different geographical items in different locations. A user database is also maintained with user records for various users, each user record comprising the user's identification data. In addition, in at least one of the location database and... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20110010365 - Content category scoring for nodes in a linked database: Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for assigning content category scores to nodes of a linked database. The nodes of the linked database include linking nodes and linked nodes. Each linking node is assigned a linking node score for each content category. The linking node score for each... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20110010366 - Hybrid recommendation system: A recommendation system may use a network of relationships between many different entities to find search results and establish a relevance value for the search results. The relevance value may be calculated by analyzing trust and similarity components of each relationship between the search user and the entity providing the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110010367 - Method and system of providing a search tool: A system and method of providing information to improve efficiency of human searchers obtaining information on behalf of users is described. A first responder to a request is provided with specialized tools for responding to a request. An initial evaluation of a query may be used to determine the responder... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110010368 - System and method for grouping claim records associated with a procedure: A system and computer-implemented method for grouping medical records implements a multi-level analysis of the records. The level of analysis for each record is determined based upon the time proximity of each record to the defining medical procedure or service (anchor procedure) to be analyzed. Once an anchor procedure is... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20110010369 - Method, system and program for information re-organization: An information re-organization system includes a plurality of counters coordinated to meaning attributes, and a re-organization incentive notification unit that updates, in case the information stored in preset storage unit has been updated, value of a counter out of the multiple counters that has the meaning attribute associated with contents... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110010370 - Method of generating a publication: The present invention relates to generating a plurality of publications for a plurality of recipients.... Agent: Kenton Abel
20110010372 - Content quality apparatus, systems, and methods: Embodiments herein receive a set of content quality threshold values, a search string, and a content data stream at a content quality metric (CQM) apparatus. Content segments associated with the content data stream are scored and/or graded according to a set of content relevance scales. The content data stream is... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20110010371 - Entropy-based mixing and personalization: Techniques are provided for selecting a diverse mix of content items that may be displayed to a user. Content items such as user-generated events are received from a variety of sources. One or more content items are added to a set of content items based on a diversity of characteristics.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20110010373 - Text mining device, text mining method, text mining program, and recording medium: Provided is a text mining device that performs an analysis properly with respect to a difference between plural related document data. Equipped are an element extracting section 140 that extracts language elements from related two or more document data respectively; a differential processing section 150 that extracts a difference between... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110010374 - Filtering information using targeted filtering schemes: A method for filtering user information takes into account not only specific keywords in the user information, but also related user-characteristic data (e.g., user activity data), and allows targeted user characteristics to be determined from multiple aspects of user activities. In one aspect, the disclosed method adopts different filtering schemes... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110010375 - Gap analysis system & methods: A system and methods for comparing differences and similarities of at least two models including generating corresponding metamodel maps, visual representation of the models, and conducting a series of phases of comparison of the models using a mapping index, wherein the mapping index includes the metamodel maps and the visual... Agent: Kokka & Backus, PC
20110010377 - Integrating line-of-business application data with documents: Merging data from LOB applications into document templates within productivity applications without the need for custom programming is provided. A document template within a productivity application is provided, and an XML schema is attached to the document template. The XML schema allows the LOB application data to be modeled generically... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110010376 - Location search device, location search method, and computer-readable storage medium storing location search program: A location search device including: an input portion that inputs a search term; a storage portion that stores keywords and attributes in association with one another; an attribute acquisition portion that acquires an attribute of an input keyword that is a part of or all of a character string that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110010379 - Database system with query interception and redirection: A database system includes: a first database having back-end functionality for data storage and database query execution, a database front-end and an interception unit. The database front-end is configured for processing user queries directed to a back-end of a second database, and lacks the capabilities for directly accessing the first... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20110010378 - Trend charting system and method: A trend charting system includes one or more participant terminals operable to act as a client on a network and a computer operable to act as a server on the network and to communicate with each of the participant terminals over the network. The computer includes a memory configured to... Agent: Italia Ip
20110010387 - Associated content system: Methods for creation of a content association system in which a client application communicates to a distributed hash table network an association between one piece of content in a client's library and one other piece of content in the client's library are described. The client creates a hash for a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20110010382 - Contact center interfaces: A contact center interface is provided by co-operation between a search engine and a contact center. A search query entered by a user into the search engine is passed to the contact center and the contact center determines from the search terms an appropriate skillset to deal with that user... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20110010381 - Identifying contacts: The present disclosure may include receiving a query from a computing device at a server having a database, the query identifying a desired attribute. The present disclosure may also include searching the database to identify contact information for at least one individual having the attribute corresponding to the query. The... Agent: RswIPLaw IBM Corporation
20110010385 - Method and apparatus for displaying search results while preparing a media plan: A method and apparatus for displaying search results while generating a media campaign from information about available units stored in a central database, including a set of media formats for the available units and associated ancillary information. Selective criteria is entered at a remote computer coupled to the central computer... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20110010384 - Multi-community content sharing in online social networks: An online social networking system (100) can be used to distribute content within an online social network. The product comprises code for carrying out a method that begins with receiving content to be posted to a host community. Labels (420) are also provided to associate with the content. The labels... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20110010380 - Pet health management system: A pet health management system allows a pet owner to transmit image data of a pet to a care service provider so that the care service provider is enabled to preliminarily assess the pet's health conditions by observing the image data. Furthermore, the pet health management system allows the care... Agent: Charles E. Baxley, Esquire
20110010388 - Selection-based item tagging: Item selections along with user inputs are leveraged to provide users with automated item tagging. Further user interaction with additional windows and other interfacing techniques are not required to tag the item. In one example, a user selects items and begins typing a tag which is automatically associated with the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110010386 - System and method for content collection and distribution: Content delivery system that aggregates and delivers text, audio and video and other content to an end-user from a library of past and current content. A user can actively provide information to the system without utilizing multiple steps or the system can guide content creation from a content originator. A... Agent: White-welker & Welker, LLC
20110010383 - Systems and methods for streamlining over-the-air and over-the-wire device management: Methods and systems streamline remote device management by eliminating the need to download device configuration data when no configuration changes have been made since the last device management session. A device may record data enabling it to determine whether configurations have changed since a last session with a device management... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110010390 - Concurrency control in a file system shared by application hosts: A manager program for managing virtual machines includes a process which receives a notification message indicating an occurrence of an event affecting a data storage unit in a data storage system that supports a shared file system. The notification message might have come from a virtual machine host or resulted... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110010391 - Contact picker interface: An interface for identifying one or more contacts is used to access and provide contact information to one or more interested parties or applications in a controlled manner. Various criteria can be used to identify which contacts will be presented to a user and how they will be presented in... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20110010389 - Method for presenting information to an advisor at a call center: A method is disclosed herein for presenting information to an advisor at a call center. The method includes, but is not limited to, displaying basic vehicle information to the advisor regarding a remotely located vehicle. The method further includes presenting the advisor with an option to obtain additional vehicle information... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)
20110010392 - Checkpoint-free in log mining for distributed information sharing: Techniques for replicating data between database systems without taking checkpoints are provided. In an embodiment, a capture process restarts. Upon restarting, the capture process reestablishes an association with an apply process. A particular logical time maintained by the apply process is then communicated to the capture process. Upon receiving the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110010393 - Identifying content of interest: Methods of identifying content of interest within a corpus are disclosed. The methods may comprise the step of applying a first marker set to the corpus, where the first marker set comprises at least one marker identifying a first type of text. For a first textual unit included in the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20110010394 - Client-specific data customization for shared databases: A client identifier (ID) and a client-specific data field identifier for each item of client-specific data associated with a first client of a set of clients are received at a processor associated with a software as a service (SaaS) module. An extensible markup language (XML) formatted document for storing the... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20110010395 - Information processing apparatus and play list display method: Apparatus and method for information processing may control reproducing from a play list. When reproducing is switched from a first play list to a second play list, the play list reproduction unit controls reproducing from the second play list to start from a reproduction segment of the second play list... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20110010396 - System and method for dynamic state-space abstractions in external-memory and parallel graph search: Provided is a system and method to perform dynamic state-space partitioning in external memory graph searching. The dynamic partitioning of the state-space search graph leading to substantial improvement of search performance.... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP / Xerox - Parc
20110010397 - Managing annotations decoupled from local or remote sources: Annotation of a local or remote file includes receiving a file. An annotation file that is associated with the file, but stored independently, is retrieved and combined with the file. A viewer, such as a web browser or a proprietary application, displays the remote file with annotations. The processing to... Agent: Law Office Of Dorian Cartwright
20110010399 - Information processor arrangement: Irregular links and relationships in a data set may relate to fraudulent actions or identify deception or risk assessment or knowledge generation but may be identified by simple superficially unlinked actions. Thus, for example a claimant may claim through an address using one telephone number but contact the insurer for... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP
20110010400 - Lidar point cloud compression: Using LIDAR technology, terabytes of data are generated which form massive point clouds. Such rich data is a blessing for signal processing and analysis but also is a blight, making computation, transmission, and storage prohibitive. The disclosed subject matter includes a technique to convert a point cloud into a form... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20110010398 - System and method for organizing data: A system and method for organizing raw data from one or more sources. The content of the raw data is converted into an appropriate number system and stored in a format that facilitates the use of efficient mathematical operations. The number system is selected to handle each of the various... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
20110010401 - Graphical user interface for the configuration of an algorithm for the matching of data records: Systems and methods for an interface for the configuration of a system for the association of data records are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention provide a graphical interface for manipulating a representation of an algorithm for the configuration of such a system, including the configuration of how a system transforms... Agent: Edell, Shapiro, & Finnan, LLC
20110010402 - Data-driven database processor: Provided is a technique for a data-driven database which frees a user from having to be conscious of a sequence in which instructions of a program for accessing a database are described, an interrelation of data items, and the like, and from having to describe redundant instructions. A data-driven database... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20110010403 - Electronic file conversion apparatus, electronic file converting method and computer readable medium: An electronic file conversion apparatus includes a first management unit, a first changing unit, a conversion unit, a transfer unit and a second management unit. The first management unit receives a first electronic file, and associates the first electronic file with an identifier. The first changing unit changes a file... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20110010404 - Device for collecting and managing documents and for controlling viewing thereof and method for using the device: A device for collecting and managing documents and for controlling the viewing of the documents, with a related method comprises a telephone for calling a predefined reference telephone number, associated with a desired document, an exchange for collecting the calls related to a plurality of predefined reference telephone numbers, each... Agent: Modiano & Associati01/06/2011 > 60 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110004583 - Database system, database update method, database, and database update program: A database system, which updates data by an application program, includes data storage means for storing a master data and a shared memory area. The shared memory area includes: a first area, which loads the master data and to which an application program is allowed only to refer; and a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110004584 - Multi-way, peer-to-peer synchronization: A method of synchronizing data elements between devices can include receiving at a first device, from only one of multiple peer devices with which the first device is configured to synchronize, a request to synchronize data between the first device and the only one peer device; identifying data elements stored... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (tc)
20110004585 - System and method for backing up a computer system: A backup computer storage system that protects and/or recovers data on a primary computer storage system is disclosed. The backup computer system may be used to backup databases, files, and/or applications. The backup system may be used to backup an image of the primary computer system. The backup system may... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP / Symantec Corporation Intellectual Property Dept.
20110004586 - System, method, and computer program product for creating a virtual database: A virtual database is attached to a server database management system (“DBMS”) such that the DBMS believes it needs to recover the database to a last known point of consistency. In order to perform this recovery, the DBMS requests the transaction log file entries to be read from what it... Agent: Michael S. Dowler
20110004587 - Method and apparatus for automatically searching for documents in a data memory: A method and an apparatus search for documents in a data memory. A search query and a set of documents stored in the data memory are prescribed. For each document in the set of documents a respective computer-evaluatable description of the document is generated. The document is broken down into... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20110004588 - Method for enhancing the performance of a medical search engine based on semantic analysis and user feedback: Method for enhancing the performance of a medical search engine, including the procedures of generating an inverted index of medical related documents, receiving a medical search query from a user, expanding and augmenting the received medical search query thereby generating an enhanced medical search query, retrieving all the medical related... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West
20110004589 - Diagnostics in a distributed directory system: Providing diagnostic functions for a distributed directory employed in an industrial control environment is described herein. By way of example, status of directory entries can be monitored, updated based on activity within the control environment, and propagated to entities coupled with the environment by way of distributed directory nodes. Directory... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP
20110004590 - Enabling management of workflow: Systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums provide for dynamically generating a user interface based on components or user interfaces utilized in past and/or current matters. Alternatively, systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums provide for generating recommendations regarding a new matter based on information stored regarding past and/or current matters. Alternatively, systems, methods,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110004591 - Portable electronic apparatus and operating method thereof: A portable electronic apparatus includes a database, a calculating module, a retrieving module, a ranking module and a display module. The database is used to store a plurality of contact information. The calculating module calculates a plurality of relative distances between the plurality of contact information and a target position,... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110004592 - Search system, search method, and program: A search system includes a scoring engine weight value database (132) that stores weight value information of each scoring engine corresponding to a plurality of users, a search result response unit (2) that causes weight value information that is stored in the scoring engine weight value database (132) to be... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110004593 - System for sharing network accessible data sets: A Sales-Chip Associator process permits a creator of a Sales-Chip to share the Sales-Chip with a receiving party. The process utilizes a Sales-Chip Database and a Sales-Chip Subscriber Database to facilitate chip sharing. A handler is used in the Associator process and determines if an association exists between the Sales-Chip... Agent: Keith D. Nowak
20110004594 - Media package format for submission to a media distribution system: The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of media content to a media distribution system and the generation of media items from the media content. The media items may include, for example, audio, video, image, or podcast data. In accordance with one embodiment, a package for use in generating... Agent: Ti Law Group
20110004595 - Diagnostic report search supporting apparatus and diagnostic report searching apparatus: According to embodiments, a diagnostic report search supporting apparatus and a diagnostic report searching apparatus each have a report registering part, a structuring processing part, a related-term analyzing part, a counting part, and a keyword extracting part. The structuring processing part extracts terms from a sentence written in a diagnostic... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110004596 - Hierarchical item identification system (hiis): An electronic commerce system for categorizing products and services using item types in order for the products and services to be posted to online marketplaces or advertising websites. The item types are associated with a plurality of categories from a number of online marketplaces and online advertising websites. Each item... Agent: Cislo & Thomas LLP
20110004598 - Service response performance analyzing device, method, program, and recording medium containing the program: The device for analyzing service response performance 100 includes an analyzing unit 116 which determines whether a communication message violates items defined as SLA information managed by the SLA managing unit 115 and detects and identifies an expression form in the communication message which causes the violation, a fact managing... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20110004597 - System and method for content aware routing of data within a platform hub: A method, system and platform hub for content aware routing of data, the platform hub comprising: a processor port for bidirectional data communication with a processing platform; at least one network ports for bidirectional data communication with at least one corresponding network agents; and at least one content aware units... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20110004599 - A system and method for word indexing in a capture system and querying thereof: Searching of objects captured by a capture system can be improved by eliminating irrelevant objects from a query. In one embodiment, the present invention includes receiving such a query for objects captured by a capture system, the query including at least one search term. This search term is then hashed... Agent: Patent Capital Group
20110004600 - Data management: There is proposed a method of side-loading content onto a mobile device, preferably using a WiFi connection, from a network content store and storing it on the device for viewing later. The method automatically determines when to delete stored content, and more importantly, what content should be transferred over the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110004601 - Multi-streamed method for optimizing data transfer through parallelized interlacing of data based upon sorted characteristics to minimize latencies inherent in the system: A method for optimizing data transfer through parallelized interlacing of data based upon sorted characteristics to minimize latencies inherent in the system. Operating a plurality of threads in parallel on disparate file sizes ordered by an additional thread. Efficient backup of heterogeneous non-volatile mass store to a network attached server.... Agent: Patentry
20110004602 - Method for generating widget icon, apparatus for generating widget summary information file, and widget engine: A method for generating a widget icon is disclosed. The method includes: obtaining a widget summary information file; parsing the widget summary information file, and executing the parsed widget summary information file; and generating a widget icon according to the executed widget summary information file. A method for generating a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110004603 - System and method for mapping requests on a logical model to requests on a physical model: The exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for simplifying object mapping for user interfaces for on a computer system. The method comprises receiving a client request for action and associating the client request to at least one logical object. The method further comprises converting the... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20110004604 - Grouping multimedia and streaming media search results: A method and system for grouping metadata search results associated with media on a computer network, such as multimedia and streaming media include binning and iterative masking. The media metadata has an associated media file, which has an associated uniform resource locator (URL). Each URL has at least one field,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110004605 - Document editing device and document editing method: A document editing device can edit a document using a markup language, and includes: an operation means; a display means that displays an editing screen for editing the document; a control means that searches a character string of a document displayed on the document editing screen, the character string being... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20110004610 - Automatic generation of stop word lists for information retrieval and analysis: Methods and systems for automatically generating lists of stop words for information retrieval and analysis. Generation of the stop words can include providing a corpus of documents and a plurality of keywords. From the corpus of documents, a term list of all terms is constructed and both a keyword adjacency... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute Attn:IPServices, K1-53
20110004608 - Combining and re-ranking search results from multiple sources: Embodiments are presented for combining and re-ranking results of the same search performed by multiple search sources. This is generally accomplished by first inputting the results of the search from the multiple sources. Typically the results produced by the sources and their rankings will vary from one source to another.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110004609 - Generating search results based on user feedback: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for generating search results based on user feedback. A request may be received to generate search results retrieved using a search string. The request may include user feedback for one or more selected documents of the search results. Improved search results may... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20110004606 - Method and system for determining relevance of terms in text documents: The present invention provides a corpus-independent method for determining relevancy of terms to content of text appearing in a document by analyzing the document itself. Conventional information extraction, or other methods, may be applied to a document to generate a list of terms. The invention analyzes the document using relevancy... Agent: Valenti, Hanley & Robinson, PLLC
20110004607 - Techniques for representing keywords in an encrypted search index to prevent histogram-based attacks: A method and system for cryptographically indexing, searching for, and retrieving documents is provided. In some embodiments, an encryption system is provided that generates a document index that allows users to retrieve documents by performing encrypted queries for keywords associated with the documents. In some embodiments, each keyword maps to... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20110004614 - Auto-retrieving to avoid data binding: Machine-enabled methods of, and devices and systems for, workflow instance execution, particularly document storing and retrieving based on at least one of: a document type, a document source activity identifier, an activity type, and document metadata.... Agent: Michael Blaine Brooks, PC
20110004616 - Base sequence determination program, base sequence determination device, and base sequence determination method: It is intended to provide a base sequence determination program, a base sequence determination device, and a base sequence determination method capable of constructing the whole genome sequence from an enormous amount of short base sequences of approximately several tens-base-long without referring to existing base sequences. In the invention, base... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110004612 - Database mapping of models for reporting tools in model driven development: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for mapping models to relational databases for reporting tools. In an embodiment of the invention, a model mapping method for models of a model driven development (MDD) environment can include initializing a database table and selecting a... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20110004619 - Dynamic reporting tool for conferencing customers: A dynamic reporting tool presents conferencing data to customers in a useful and flexible manner. Customers may customize standard reports using dynamic, comprehensive search criteria. Customers may also create custom ad hoc reports as needed. Furthermore, customers may access unbilled usage data and conduct searches on the unbilled usage data.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110004617 - Information integrating apparatus, method, and computer product: A processing system that implements physical integration, virtual integration, and stream integration by defining meta-information correlating a physical model on an information source side and a logical model on a user-side and by selectively executing push-type information integration of returning to the user-side, an integration result according to information input... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110004611 - Method and system for providing content-based access to presence method and system for providing content-based to presence information: A method and system for providing content-based access to presence information for an entity are described. The method, which may be implemented in a server, includes maintaining a plurality of state definitions for entities, each state definition including an expression of conditions to be met in data of presence information... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20110004613 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for handling intelligent media files: A method, apparatus and computer program product are disclosed which provide availability to a media file with the media file including media data and access to associated instructions regarding the disposition of the media file in response to one or more inputs. The method, apparatus and computer program product may... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20110004618 - Recognizing domain specific entities in search queries: Disclosed is a computer implemented system and method of discerning an entity class from a query. A query is received and broken into query fragments comprised of terms. The terms of the query fragments are compared to terms belonging to one or more bag of words models with matches removed.... Agent: Williams Mullen
20110004620 - System and method for comparing and utilizing activity information and configuration information from multiple medical device management systems: A method of aggregating and using medical device data from a plurality of remote institutions. The system and method electronically receives at a central computer system a plurality of established medical device data, each of the plurality of established medical device data being received from a respective medication delivery system,... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth
20110004615 - System for and method of distributing device information in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims): A system for and method of distributing device information in an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is presented. The system and method may include storing at least one of public identification information and device identification information associated with an end-user device. The system and method may also include receiving, from... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20110004621 - Techniques for integrating parameterized information request into a system for for collaborative work: Techniques used in a system for collaborative work which gives collaborators unskilled in data processing technologies access to a variety of information resources to provide the collaborators with information resources which are obtained in response to parameterized information requests such as queries. The techniques use records in database tables to... Agent: Gordon E Nelson Patent Attorney, PC
20110004622 - Method and apparatus for gathering and organizing information pertaining to an entity: A method and apparatus for gathering and organizing data pertaining to an entity by extracting the data from a plurality of data sources associated with one or more tenants, organizing the data into connector files having a predefined structure and associating the data in each connector file with a tenant... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20110004623 - Web page relay apparatus: To inform a terminal whether linked URLs contained in a browsed Web page are subject to browsing restriction, without placing a high load on a URL information database, a relay apparatus acquires a Web page from a Web server in accordance with a request from a terminal, queries a URL... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110004624 - Method for customer feedback measurement in public places utilizing speech recognition technology: A method, a system and a computer program product for enabling a customer response speech recognition unit to dynamically receive customer feedback. The customer response speech recognition unit is positioned at a customer location. The speech recognition unit is automatically initialized when one or more spoken words are detected. The... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20110004625 - Multi-interval heuristics for accelerating target-value search: Methods and systems for solving a target value search problem using a multi-interval heuristic are presented. The methods and system identity a path, or paths, in a graph, whereby a connection graph is created and range sets are generated for each vertex in the connection graph. Range sets include one... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP / Xerox - Parc
20110004626 - System and process for record duplication analysis: A system and process for record duplication analysis that relies on a multi-membership Bayesian analysis to determine the probability that records within a data set are matches. The Bayesian calculation may rely on objective data describing the data set as well as subjective assessments of the data set. In addition,... Agent: Beem Patent Law Firm
20110004628 - Automated ontology generation system and method: An automated method for ontology generation is provided. In one embodiment, a user inputs a single clinical term or portion of a clinical term representing an adverse event that a patient has experienced. In response, the system causes a list of conceptually related terms to be generated.... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20110004627 - Dashboard for business process management system: A Business Process Management (BPM) system can allow for creating and executing business processes. The BPM system can produce historical activity data. The historical activity data can be sent to a database for storage from an in memory cache. The BPM system can include a BPM dashboard to display the... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20110004629 - Method and system for automating the migration of user settings from a first domain to a second domain: A method for automating the migration of a plurality of user settings associated with a user from a first domain to a second domain, includes receiving a plurality of user settings associated with a user of a computer associated with a first domain. The method also includes configuring the computer... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110004630 - Method for reliable and efficient filesystem metadata conversion: A method for converting metadata in a hierarchical configuration within a filesystem from a first format to a second format includes reading metadata that is in the first format within the hierarchical configuration; writing the metadata from the hierarchical configuration into a flat file; and writing the metadata back into... Agent: James P. Broder Roeder & Broder LLP
20110004631 - Frequent changing pattern extraction device: A frequent changing pattern extraction device (100) which extracts a frequent changing pattern from an ever-changing network structure includes: a conversion unit (12) which converts each of a plurality of graph sequences into an operator sequence by expressing changes, from a first graph included in the graph sequence to a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20110004633 - Enterprise hierarchy: Techniques implementable in an enterprise application or application suite for managing the organizational structure of an enterprise. In one set of embodiments, a single, unified hierarchy can be defined for the organizational structure of an enterprise. The unified hierarchy can include high-level nodes that correspond to entities common to different... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20110004632 - Modular authoring and visualization of rules using trees: The system and method in one aspect provide a set of extended Boolean operators and a tree visual paradigm that enable business users to modularize the construction of a rule and visualize it as the rules is being built.... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20110004634 - Systems and methods for automatically locating web-based social network members: Systems and methods for automatically locating web-based social network members are provided. According to one embodiment, contact content including an associated GPS identifier and status for web-based social network members located at or near the same location automatically appears on a GPS-enabled device. A further exemplary system includes a GPS-enabled... Agent: Facebook/fenwick Silicon Valley Center
20110004635 - Automated reporting, notification and data-tracking system particularly suited to radiology and other medical/professional applications: A closed-loop method of communicating information about a condition includes the steps of storing a profile information in a database, the profile information including at least a contact information pertaining to each of a plurality of persons to be notified and information regarding at least one mode of communication to... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20110004636 - System, method, and computer program product for service and application configuration in a network device: A method is provided that includes accessing information associated with at least one service or application in a social network. The method also includes detecting at least one event relating to the information associated with the at least one service or application within the social network and modifying the information... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20110004637 - Mobile data and software update system and method: Data is shared between multiple enterprise data sources and mobile clients in a distributed system such that requests from a mobile client for enterprise data are received, the appropriate enterprise data sources that contain the requested data are determined, and the enterprise data is retrieved from the determined enterprise data... Agent: Barry G Magidoff, Esq., Paul J. Sutton, Esq. Sutton Magidoff LLP
20110004638 - Attributed key-value-store database system: It is a problem of this invention to offer the means to construct a more advanced, more complex system from which it is requested to unite a key-value structural data effectively, and to correspond to a dynamic change in the data structure and volume of data flexibly. In this invention,... Agent: Mr. Shuhei Nishiyama
20110004640 - Map drawing device: A map drawing device determines whether or not there is a connection between sequences of points respectively showing roads corresponding a link so as to create data for link drawing defining sequences of points which are connected to each other in this link on the basis of road data defining... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110004639 - Method and apparatus for storing data with reduced redundancy using data clusters: Method and apparatus for storing data in a reduced redundancy form. Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) are partitioned into subblocks according to a partitioning method, and the subblocks are stored in subblock clusters. Each BLOB is represented as a list of spans of subblocks which identifies a contiguous sequence of subblocks... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay
20110004641 - Parallelized, incremental garbage collector: A method for garbage collection in which resources used by data objects in a computer program that are not accessed in the future are reclaimed, the method consists of the following steps of 1. Providing a tracing garbage collector which is both parallelized and incremental; 2. Integrating the collector with... Agent: Ray K. Shahani, Esq., Attorney At Law
20110004642 - Method and a system for identifying similar audio tracks: This filtering step may be a fastmap determination of the tracks where the pivot points are determined not as the extreme points along the to individual dimension but at the median thereof in order to avoid extremely high divergence values. This helps preserving the neighbourhoods. Also, the mapping is performed... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.CPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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