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Data processing: database and file management or data structures February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 02/24/2011 > 75 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110047125 - Configuration item management device and configuration item management method: A configuration item management method includes receiving, from a logical-physical configuration database that manages a correspondence relationship between a logical configuration item database that manages a configuration item including an operation policy of an operation target device for each user and a physical configuration item database that is a physical... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20110047124 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer readable medium: According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes a sub information providing unit, a sub information adding unit, and a display unit. The sub information providing unit gives, to a first electronic file including first main information, first sub information that is manipulatable independently from the... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20110047126 - User-input scheduling of synchronization operation on a mobile device based on user activity: Data is synchronized between a mobile device and a computing device over a wireless link. Synchronization operations are scheduled according to a synchronization schedule that is based on a current time of day. In one embodiment, the day can be divided into different time periods by the user. The user... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20110047127 - Application network communication method and apparatus: A method and apparatus is provided to discover and integrate applications in an application router framework. The discovery operation includes receiving a registration notification for an application on a network, adding information describing the application to a repository into a data structure and publishing the data structure onto an application... Agent: Wiesner And Associates
20110047128 - Automatic connection to an online service provider from a backup system: A software application is provided for a user to select a backed up data file and specify a task to be performed by an online service provider on the selected file. The application automatically connects to the online service provider and uploads the selected file for the online service provider... Agent: Gard And Kaslow LLP
20110047129 - Backup and recovery of systems including boot configuration data in an extension firmware interface partition: Various embodiments includes at least one of systems, methods, and software for backup and recovery of systems including boot configuration data in an extension firmware interface partition. Generating a backup, in some embodiments, includes copying Boot Configuration Data (BCD) from a registry of an operating system executing on a computer... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20110047130 - Method and apparatus for collecting evidence: Method and apparatus for collecting evidence are provided. An exemplary embodiment enhances accuracy and efficiency of collecting evidence by analyzing link information in the target computer and collecting collection target file. And the exemplary embodiment can collect evidence from a target computer as well as from a remote computer through... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20110047132 - Consistent retention and disposition of managed content and associated metadata: Consistent retention and disposition of managed content and associated metadata is disclosed. An indication that a retention policy is to be applied to a selected item of content comprising a body of managed content is received. The selected item of content and its associated metadata are retained automatically in parallel... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Emc Corporation
20110047131 - Media playback method for a portable device and portable device thereof: Before a portable device playbacks the media files or during the playback of one media file, a rule of generating a playlist is selected first by operating a user's interface of the portable device or by the portable device's default setting. The playlist including some multiple media files is then... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20110047133 - Systems and methods involving virtual machine images: A method comprises receiving a first virtual machine image, processing the first virtual machine image with a Mirage transformation, and generating a first manifest including a mapping of hierarchical names of content of the first virtual machine image to content identifiers.... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Yorktown
20110047134 - Method and system for controlling media playing and metadata execution unit: A method and a system for controlling media playing and a metadata execution unit are provided. The metadata execution unit obtains metadata provided by a metadata providing unit, and executes corresponding metadata according to trigger information for executing metadata. The metadata execution unit generates media content control indication information according... Agent: Docket Clerk/htcl
20110047135 - Mobile application for monitoring and reporting lab results: The invention provides a mobile application for monitoring and/or reporting laboratory data. The mobile application may be an iPhone application that may provide a user with access to renal, medical, or laboratory data. The mobile application may provide a user with access to a full-sized laboratory data management software application.... Agent: Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
20110047139 - Business listing search: A method of operating a voice-enabled business directory search system includes receiving category-business pairs, each category-business pair including a business category and a specific business, and establishing a data structure having nodes based on the category-business pairs. Each node of the data structure is associated with one or more business... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110047140 - Computer system and method for providing real-world market-based information corresponding with a theoretical cad model and/or rfq/rfp data: A market-based search system uses a digital geometric CAD model as a filter against other digital geometric CAD models that have been used or that may be used to produce actual products and that have real-world cost and other transactional data. Specifically, a digital CAD model is used as an... Agent: King & Spalding
20110047138 - Method and apparatus for identifying synonyms and using synonyms to search: A method and an apparatus for identifying synonym and utilizing such synonym to conduct search is disclosed. The disclosed method includes: obtaining arbitrary two words to be identified; determining whether a shortest edit distance between the two words less than or equal to an edit distance threshold; determining whether the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110047136 - Method for one-click exclusion of undesired search engine query results without clustering analysis: Techniques to permit a search engine's users to refine query results without prior assignment of the results to clusters are provided. After the user identifies a particular result as undesirable, the words present in the result are tabulated. A subset of these words that also occur with unusually high frequency... Agent: Michael Hans Dehn
20110047137 - Methods and systems for automated searching: The present invention provides systems and methods for automating a search over a network such as the Internet. A user selects data such as text from within an application. The selected data is activated and a search is performed without the user having to leave the application. The search is... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20110047141 - System and method for increasing traffic to websites: The present document describes a system and method for changing volume of traffic to a website. The system comprises: a user database and a promotional server in communication with each other. The user database comprises user accounts. Each account is associated with a user identification and is also for keeping... Agent: Benoit & Cote, S.e.n.c.
20110047142 - Dynamic index and search engine server: The present invention comprises an apparatus for, computers software for, and method of providing personalized search capabilities of hypertext transmission protocol pages comprising: providing an index server maintaining an index to hypertext transmission protocol pages and employing a hierarchical plurality of topic categories; permitting a user to specify any subset... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.C.
20110047143 - Xml query optimization with order analysis of xml schema: Techniques for determining whether an XML query may be written are provided. In one scenario, an XML query includes an expandable path, which is a path expression that includes a wildcard character (*) or a descendant axis (//). An XML schema is used to generate multiple expanded paths (each of... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110047144 - System, method, and apparatus for parallelizing query optimization: A computer program product that includes a computer useable storage medium to store a computer readable program that, when executed on a computer, causes the computer to perform operations, including operations to receive a query for which a query execution plan (QEP) is to be computed, divide a search space... Agent: Wilson Ham & Holman/arc
20110047147 - Provider relationship management system that facilitates interaction between an individual and organizations: A provider relationship management system (“PRM system”) is disclosed that enables an individual to manage information about and electronically interact with organizations. The PRM system presents an individual with a list of organizations that the individual may have a relationship with. The individual selects one or more organizations from the... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20110047145 - Search engine graphical interface using maps of search terms and images: A system, method and computer program product for visualization of search results includes a map displayed to a user on a screen. The map shows search query terms and optionally other terms related to the search query terms. The display of the terms corresponds to relationship between the terms. A... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20110047146 - Systems, methods, and computer program product for mobile service data browser: Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are described for accessing information related to a request in addition to the requested information. A query is submitted from a user device that requests specific information from a database. The query is executed to access a database snippet which includes the specific information and... Agent: Priest & Goldstein PLLC
20110047153 - Identifying the unifying subject of a set of facts: A method and system for identifying a subject of a document and facts included within are described. A source document that includes facts and linking documents that include hyperlinks to the source document are identified. The anchor texts of the hyperlinks are identified and candidate labels are generated based on... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20110047148 - Information nervous system: A semantically integrated knowledge retrieval, management, delivery and presentation system.... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20110047151 - Local item extraction: A system identifies a document that includes an address and locates business information in the document. The system assigns a confidence score to the business information, where the confidence score relates to a probability that the business information is associated with the address. The system determines whether to associate the... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110047152 - Method and apparatus for facilitating use of hypertext links on the world wide web: A database server contains pointers to useful information, such as on the World Wide Web. Users of the server may have hypertext links added automatically into documents they submit. Users may additionally contribute to the link database, thereby extending it, and may add additional qualifying information pertaining to the links.... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm
20110047149 - Method and means for data searching and language translation: receiving a search query including at least one search term, deriving at least one synonym for at least one search term, expanding the received search query with the at least one synonym, searching at least one document using the expanded search query, retrieving the search results obtained with the expanded... Agent: Young & Thompson
20110047150 - Methods and systems for global knowledge sharing to provide corrective maintenance: Described herein are methods and systems for providing corrective maintenance using global knowledge sharing. A method to provide corrective maintenance with a CM system includes performing a query to generate a ranking of fixable causes based on factors (e.g., symptoms, configuration, test). The ranking may be determined based on a... Agent: Applied Materials/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110047155 - Multimedia encoding method and device based on multimedia content characteristics, and a multimedia decoding method and device based on multimedia: Metadata includes information for effectively presenting content, and the information included in the metadata includes some information useful for encoding or decoding of multimedia data. Thus, although syntax information of the metadata is provided for an information search, an increase of encoding or decoding efficiency of data can be achieved... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110047154 - Protection of database operations: A system protects database operations performed on a shared resource. The system may chunk memory to form a set of memory chunks which have memory blocks, at least some of the memory blocks including database objects. The system may configure at least one binary search tree using the memory chunks... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110047158 - Method and a system for data verification and/or authentication: A method for rearranging a data segment. The method comprises providing a data segment containing digital content, generating a set of human dependent variables according to a plurality of human related activities, rearranging the data segment according to the set of human dependent variables, and updating a log according to... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20110047156 - System and method for generating a reference set for use during document review: A system and method for providing generating reference sets for use during document review is provided. A collection of unclassified documents is obtained. Selection criteria are applied to the document collection and those unclassified documents that satisfy the selection criteria are selected as reference set candidates. A classification code is... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110047157 - System and method for processing data: To reduce the trouble required for creating and editing configuration data composed of pairs of an element names and element values. The system includes a file storage unit 120 storing a configuration data file describing pairs of element names and element values concerning respective predetermined elements; a reception unit 110... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law
20110047159 - System, method, and apparatus for multidimensional exploration of content items in a content store: A computer-implemented method for accessing content items in a content store are described. In one embodiment, the computer-implemented method includes maintaining a text index of content items in a content store to enable a keyword search on the content items, receiving a query having a keyword and generating a hit... Agent: Wilson Ham & Holman/arc
20110047162 - Handheld device and kiosk system for automated compiling and generating item list information: A portable handheld electronic device is in communication with a stationary kiosk device. The portable device provides automated compiling and categorizing of items and generating of categorized item lists in accordance with user-defined preferences including user-defined categories, and includes a memory for storing the assortment data, and categorizing means adapted... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20110047160 - Information management through a single application: Automatic capturing and recording of data in a single application is provided. The data can be obtained from multiple sources and over a short time or over an extended time. Personalized notations can be annotated with the data to provide a user with more personal information relating to why the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110047161 - Query/document topic category transition analysis system and method and query expansion-based information retrieval system and method: An information retrieval system and method, and more particularly, a query/document topic category transition analysis system and method in which a query topic category of a query input from a user as an information retrieval keyword and a document topic category of a document which a user regards as relevant... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20110047163 - Relevance-based image selection: A system, computer readable storage medium, and computer-implemented method presents video search results responsive to a user keyword query. The video hosting system uses a machine learning process to learn a feature-keyword model associating features of media content from a labeled training dataset with keywords descriptive of their content. The... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20110047164 - Universal data relationship inference engine: While a user is viewing content on a computer display, the universal data relationship inference engine presents related information from disparate data sources. A normalized index is maintained that indexes content to a set of standard taxonomy terms. The inference engine parses content being viewed by the user. If the... Agent: Accenture/finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
20110047165 - Network cache, a user device, a computer program product and a method for managing files: A network cache (30) that includes multiple storage units (20) and multiple control units (10) that are coupled to multiple user devices (50) via a network (40), wherein the network cache is adpated to receive a file related request provided from a user device, and wherein the network cache is... Agent: Reches Patents
20110047167 - Determining entity relevance by relationships to other relevant entities: An entity resolution system configured to process an inbound identity record and to generate a relevance score for the inbound identity record is disclosed. One process of resolving identity records and detecting relationships between entities may be performed using a pre-determined or configurable entity resolution rules. Further, the entity resolution... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl
20110047168 - Method and system for classifying documents: The invention provides a method and system for classifying insurance files for identification, sorting and efficient collection of subrogation claims. The invention determines whether an insurance claim has merit to warrant claim recovery efforts utilizing software code for partially describing a set of documents having unstructured and structured file data... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20110047166 - System and methods of relating trademarks and patent documents: In an embodiment, a computer-readable medium embodies instructions that, when executed by at least one processor, cause a computing system to perform operations including automatically defining one or more associations between a trademark record and a patent document and storing the one or more associations as mappings between trademarks and... Agent: Polansky & Associates, P.l.l.c.
20110047169 - Intelligent search tool for answering clinical queries: A scalable infrastructure for searching multiple disparate textual databases by mapping their contents onto a structured ontology, e.g., of medical concepts. This framework can be leveraged against any database where free-text attributes are used to describe the constituent records.... Agent: Law Office Of David H. Judson
20110047170 - Web-based asset management: The method and system of the present invention provides an improved technique for replacing, implementing and managing computer-related assets. A technician accesses the World Wide Web through a user's computer. The information resident on the computer, including information regarding the computer and the user's preferences, are downloaded to a remote... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps
20110047171 - Answering web queries using structured data sources: Described is answering online web queries from a structured data store, such as a products database. An online web search query is modified into an evaluation expression for accessing a structured data store (e.g., a database, XML file, a flat table) to find search results. A query is matched to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110047172 - Map-reduce and parallel processing in databases: One embodiment is a method that uses MapReduce and Relation Valued Functions (RVFs) with parallel processing to search a database and obtain search results.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110047176 - Centralized data mapping for site-specific data extraction: Methods, systems, and computer storage media are provided for tuning extraction scripts to extract particular summary data from site systems. Categories of summary data are determined based on the summary data desired to be retrieved. Site-specific codes that correspond to the categories are received and are mapped to standard codes... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (cerner Corporation)
20110047177 - Electronic discovery system and method: A computer investigation system and method that conducts electronic discovery of desired files across a live network in a forensically sound manner. The investigation entails an examining machine electronically identifying, collecting, and preserving evidence from target machines that is responsive to a set of investigation criteria. The set of investigation... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20110047174 - Identifying events: Events may be identified by storing information in response to activating an event stamp function. As a result of activating the event function, the information collected may immediately be compared to event information in a database. Alternatively, the information collected may later be compared to event information in a database.... Agent: David Lewis
20110047173 - Method and system for filtering matching content: A computer-implemented method for managing data in a system for automating responses to system messages is disclosed. The method compiles one or more source files into a database, which includes one or more pattern definitions. Matches and non-matches between one or more pattern definitions and one or more system messages... Agent: Unisys Corporation Office Of The General Counsel
20110047175 - Querying target databases using reference database records: Input data queries directed at a plurality of target databases and originating from any of a plurality of sources are first converted to validated canonical forms, which are then used to query the target databases. Specifically, upon receiving an input data query, a relatively accurate reference database is selected based... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20110047178 - System and method for searching and question-answering: A method of searching for answers to a query in a question-answering search system based on Resource Description Framework (RDF) triples is provided. A plurality of sentences constituting texts are converted into a set of RDF triples, and a query sentence is converted into a SPARQL including query triples. Triples... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, PLLC
20110047180 - Systems and methods for classifying and transferring information in a storage network: Systems and methods for data classification to facilitate and improve data management within an enterprise are described. The disclosed systems and methods evaluate and define data management operations based on data characteristics rather than data location, among other things. Also provided are methods for generating a data structure of metadata... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20110047179 - Third party location query for wireless networks: A location query service is disclosed. The service provides requestors with a location of a device. The service receives a location query from a requestor, retrieves location information associated with the network user, and returns the location information to the requestor. Before returning the location information to the requestor, the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pip Law LLC Attn: Patent Docketing
20110047182 - Automatic update of online social networking sites: Systems and methods maintain at least one point of interest data file within a computer-readable storage medium and automatically identify a current user location of a user based on a geographic positioning feature of a portable electronic device that is maintained within a first predetermined distance from the user. The... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.
20110047181 - Method and system for identifying commonality among pattern definitions: A method and system for identifying commonality among pattern definitions among multiple database storage systems. The method creates pattern definition files for all pattern definitions stored in multiple databases. The name of a pattern definition file includes a group name, a pattern number, and a database associated with the pattern... Agent: Unisys Corporation Office Of The General Counsel
20110047183 - Chain of custody monitoring and management: A system for monitoring and managing chain of custody information for an asset or a group of assets through various stages of asset transport or transformation. The system includes a server configured to assign an asset identifier relating to each specific asset, an asset record stored on a computer readable... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20110047184 - Method of managing contact item information, user device for executing the method, and storage medium thereof: A method of managing contact item information includes requesting an external device for contact item information relating to a contact object; receiving the requested contact item information from the external device; and linking the received contact item information to the contact object. A user device that may execute the above... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110047185 - Meta-data indexing for xpath location steps: In accordance with a method of encoding meta-data associated with tree-structured data, a first set of elements of a plurality of elements in the tree-structured is associated explicitly with explicit meta-data levels, and a second set of elements of the plurality of elements is associated by inheritance with explicit meta-data... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20110047187 - Drag and drop importation of content: A system allows a user to drag content from one application and drop the content into a separate application. In response to the user interface functions of dragging and dropping the content, an importation system can create a data object. The object can have fields that are defined based on... Agent: Sheridan Ross P.C.
20110047186 - Understanding data in data sets: Among other things, there are two or more data sets. Each of the data sets contains data that can be interpreted as records each having data values for data fields. Each of the data sets contains at least some data that is related to data in at least one of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (bo)
20110047191 - Human relationships registering system and device for registering human relationships, program for registering human relationships, and medium storing human relationships registering program and readable by computer: To provide a human relationships registering system, a method and a server for registering human relationships, a program for registering human relationships, and a medium storing human relationships registering program and readable by a computer, all of which are used to establish wide and close relationships with members having a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110047189 - Integrated genomic system: An integrated genomic system is a software system that facilitates data management and analysis connected with integrated genomic research, such as statistical genetics. Reference information, biological and experimental, describes context from which experiments are made. Reference information, including annotations for genes, markers, study, individuals, and so on, is input into... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110047190 - Method and apparatus for providing and receiving contents via network, method and apparatus for backing up data via network, backup data providing device, and backup system: Provided are methods and apparatuses for providing contents via a network, in which original data of contents provided via a network can be traced, and contents that are modified according to performance of a contents receiving device is provided. Location information of original contents is added to metadata of contents... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110047188 - Method and system for automatic tracking of information technology components and corresponding power outlets in a data center: Methods and systems provide the automatic tracking and management of information technology components and their corresponding power supplies. These systems automatically identify when a given IT component, such as a server, router, switch or other device, is connected or disconnected from a particular power outlet. When a server is connected... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP
20110047192 - Data processing system, data processing method, and program: The present invention provides a mechanism for a plurality of archive servers to collaborate and archive data. To realize this, a data processing system (storage system including a data classification function) associates archive servers that manage data types, digitalizes values determined by corresponding archive products for the data belonging to... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110047193 - Managing compound xml documents in a repository: A declarative mechanism is used to manage large documents within a repository. The large documents are sectioned into subdocuments that are linked together by a parent document. The combination of the parent document and subdocument is referred to as a compound document. There are multiple options for configuring rules to... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110047194 - Method for coordinating relationships between multiple physical entities: Two objects are identified. A relationship between the two objects is determined. A contract object is used to represent the relationship between the objects. The contract is useful in many applications: for example, file systems, relational databases, and spreadsheets. The contract can also have rules for processing events occurring to... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Novell
20110047197 - Audio converter device and method for using the same: An audio converter device and a method for using the same. The audio converter device receives the digital audio data from a first device via a local area network. The audio converter device decompresses the digital audio data and converts the digital audio data into analog electrical data. The audio... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20110047198 - Method for equitable resource sharing between local and network filesystems: Computing resources shared by local and network filesystems may be used to maximum capacity by a single application, or equitably shared by multiple applications under heavy load. A portion of the resources are set aside for local filesystem use and a small number is reserved for each network filesystem. The... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110047195 - Method of universal file access for a heterogeneous computing environment: An architecture and system are described that provide a unified file access service within in a managed computing environment composed of diverse networks, computing devices, and storage devices. The service provides mechanisms for remotely accessing the file systems of any managed computer or disk snapshot, independently of the computer's current... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110047196 - Recording and distributing digital stream contents: A method and computer readable storage media for organizing digital stream contents. A plurality of time-sequential segments of digital stream data may be stored in a corresponding plurality of stream data files. Identifying information for each of the stream data files may be stored in order of recording in an... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP02/17/2011 > 92 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110040723 - Apparatus and method for trend analysis based upon derived state tables: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to analyze a query associated with a report to identify query clauses. The query is applied against a data source that does not have a specified time dimension. An optimized audit log is formed from an existing audit log to store data... Agent: Sap GlobalIPC/o Cooley LLP
20110040724 - System and method for intelligence gathering and analysis: A computing system for intelligence gathering and analysis includes a computer-based remote avatar rendering and maintenance module, a self-directed data gathering and communication module, a remote personalized data stream analysis module, and a database. The avatar rendering and maintenance module provides an indicator for users to select targeted data streams... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20110040725 - Database management method, database management system, and processing program therefor: A method of increasing a processing performance by setting a suitable upper limit of a resources count for each processing request according to an arrangement of hardware such as a storage device or to contents of the processing request. A processing request acceptor accepts the processing request as a data... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110040726 - Layout manager: A computer-implemented system for creating or managing layouts, comprising a browser application and one or more display clients for rendering data-oriented views. The browser application is user-operable to select or locate data sources and to select data-oriented views and thereby to control the browser application to control the display clients... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sd)
20110040727 - Minimizing staleness in real-time data warehouses: Data tables in data warehouses are updated to minimize staleness and stretch of the data tables. New data is received from external sources and, in response, update requests are generated. Accumulated update requests may be batched. Data tables may be weighted to affect the order in which update requests are... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20110040728 - Replication of deduplicated data: Various embodiments for replicating deduplicated data using a processor device are provided. A block of the deduplicated data, created in a source repository, is assigned a global block identification (id) unique in a grid set inclusive of the source repository. The global block id is generated using at least one... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)
20110040729 - Hierarchical management storage system and storage system operating method: The storage system eliminates inconsistency between a stub, and a file data storage location indicated by the stub. In a storage system that executes HSM using stubs, information relating to a higher tier, which is a data migration source, is recorded during data migration. The stub in the higher tier... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110040730 - System and method for backing up and restoring email data: A software and/or hardware facility for backing up and restoring email data. In some embodiments, the facility includes an input component configured to receive emails, a storage component configured to store the received emails non-hierarchically and an ftp component. The ftp component is configured to accept a connection from an... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20110040731 - Provisioning configuration changes to a content player device: A device may include a network interface for communicating with another device over a network, a storage unit to store content, and a processor. The processor may be configured to receive a request from a user to change usable storage space on the storage unit, send a message that describes... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20110040732 - Approach for securing distributed deduplication software: The various embodiments of the present invention include techniques for securing the use of data deduplication activities occurring in a source-deduplicating storage management system. These techniques are intended to prevent fake data backup, target data contamination, and data spoofing attacks initiated by a source. In one embodiment, one technique includes... Agent: Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
20110040733 - Systems and methods for generating statistics from search engine query logs: A computer-implemented method includes calculating first statistics about a user-identified event within a first subset of a database of events; selecting a second subset of the database of events based on said first statistics; calculating second statistics about the user-identified event within the second subset of the database of events;... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20110040734 - Processing of streaming data with keyed aggregation: Keyed aggregation is used in the processing of streaming data to streamline processing to provide higher throughput and decreased use of resources. The most recent event for each unique replacement key value(s) is maintained. In response to an incoming event having a same key as a previous event, the effect... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20110040735 - System and method for compressing files: A system and method for compressing files obtains a file to be compressed, divides the file into different sections. The system and method further compresses each section with an image compression algorithm or a text compression algorithm according a type of each section, and connects all compressed sections to obtain... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20110040736 - Personal data platform: Receive a plurality of data management policies from a user. Store in a memory the data management policies in association with a context and an identifier of the user. Receive personal data of the user collected in one or more contexts by one or more collection devices. Determine whether the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110040737 - Data staging system and method: A data staging system comprises an inbound staging area, data conversion logic, and a graphical user interface. The inbound staging area is configured to receive data records from a data sending computer system, including being configured to receive different versions of the same record. The inbound staging area stores the... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Foley & Lardner, LLP
20110040738 - Parallel nested transactions in transactional memory: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for supporting parallel nested transactions in a transactional memory system. Releasing a duplicate write lock for rollback is supported. During rollback processing of a parallel nested transaction, a write log entry is encountered that represents a write lock. If the write lock is a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110040741 - Methods and systems for endorsing local search results: Methods and systems for improving user search experience with a search engine by providing a way for associated users to create and share personalized lists of local search results and/or advertisements through endorsements of such local search results and/or ads. Local search endorsements can be used to personalize the search... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110040739 - Portable browsing interface for information retrieval: An integrated searching/browsing mechanism employs user-constructed information hierarchies that represent a cognitive framework for the organization of information. The hierarchies are independent of the information itself. This feature permits them to be shared among multiple users, and applied to any of a variety of different sources of information. The hierarchical... Agent: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC
20110040740 - Search engine utilizing flow networks: A system and method for searching resources is disclosed. Each resource is associated with one or more pictograms. The pictorial questions (pictions) are created by searching a network of pictions and displaying associated pictograms. The selections of pictograms define a path of linked resources. The resource paths are computed as... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC
20110040743 - System and method for adding identity to web rank: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and computer program products for generating search results comprising web documents with associated expert information. One embodiment of a method for generating such search results includes receiving one or more search queries, selecting one of the one or more search queries, determining... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman LLP
20110040742 - Variable density query engine: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to search engines and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for a variable density query engine. In an embodiment of the invention, a search engine data processing system can be provided. The system... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20110040744 - System, method, and apparatus for scan-sharing for business intelligence queries in an in-memory database: A computer-implemented method for scan sharing across multiple cores in a business intelligence (BI) query. The method includes receiving a plurality of BI queries, storing a block of data in a first cache, scanning the block of data in the first cache against a first batch of queries on a... Agent: Wilson Ham & Holman/arc
20110040745 - Quick find for data fields: Methods, program products, and systems for automatically searching data in multiple data fields are described. A user can view data retrieved from a database and formatted based on a layout. While viewing the data, the user can perform a search using one or more search terms. A system can automatically... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110040746 - Computer system for processing stream data: It is provided a computer system for processing stream data, in which queries that are set in advance are executed to output a result. The queries include a first query, a second query and a third query. The first query is executed to output a first intermediate result. The second... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110040747 - Reference file for formatted views: Methods, program products, and systems for displaying data in formatted views using reference files are described. In some implementations, a database application program can generate a result set using one or more queries. The result set can contain actual data from a database and metadata. The metadata can contain references... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110040748 - Technical electronic discovery action model: Embodiments of the present invention provide for an end-to-end system and method for identifying custodians, preserving, collecting, processing, reviewing, analyzing, producing, presenting, and dispositioning data responsive to a legal discovery request.... Agent: Merchant & Gould - Cox
20110040749 - Method for extracting, merging and ranking search engine results: A method and a computer program product for identifying the domains, selecting for each domain one domain-specific search engine and data source to be involved, generating the domain-specific subqueries for each selected search engine, defining a strategy for sending requests to each search engine and data source, and receiving, merging... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110040750 - Routing methods for multiple geographical entities: Routing method for computing routes over uncertain geo-spatial data whereby only upon visiting the geographic entities it can be determined whether the needed service or product is actually provided and is adequate. When dealing with uncertain data, the returned route may need to go via several entities of the same... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis
20110040751 - Temporal ranking of search results: An information dissemination system ranks the search results based on a temporal weight assigned to each search result. The temporal weight is an indication of the importance to a user that varies with time. For each search result, the information dissemination system calculates a temporal weight that is based on... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20110040752 - Using categorical metadata to rank search results: A system that facilitates ranking search results returned by a search engine in response to receipt of a query is described herein. The system includes a receiver component that receives categorical metadata pertaining to an item and categorical metadata pertaining to the query and a computation component that computes at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110040753 - Personalized search engine: Computer-implemented methods and systems for searching network information through the use of user identification information, user preference information, and search topic information embedded in predetermined web sites. At least one of the user identification information and the user preference information may be collected from the user through the use of... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP
20110040755 - Application programming interface combining asset listings: A system, method and API for processing and providing a unified list of the content offerings of multiple content sources.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20110040754 - Metadata tagging of moving and still image content: A method and apparatus for tagging image content with rich metadata is provided. The metadata is generated from keyword descriptions of image content spoken by human taggers whilst viewing the content. Voice recognition software is employed to identify the key keywords in an audio stream and the resultant metadata is... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20110040763 - Data processing apparatus and method of processing data: One embodiment is a data processing apparatus that has a chunk store containing specimen data chunks, a manifest store containing a plurality of manifests, each of which represents at least a part of previously processed data and includes at least one reference to at least one of the specimen data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110040760 - Estimating social interest in time-based media: Social media content items are mapped to relevant time-based media events. These mappings may be used as the basis for multiple applications, such as ranking of search results for time-based media, automatic recommendations for time-based media, prediction of audience interest for media purchasing/planning, and estimating social interest in the time-based... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20110040761 - Estimation of postings list length in a search system using an approximation table: The present invention provides a method of minimizing accesses to secondary storage when searching an inverted index for a search term. The method comprises automatically obtaining a predetermined size of a posting list for the search term, the predetermined size based on document frequency for the search term, wherein the... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
20110040758 - Grid-based data clustering method: A grid-based data clustering method comprises: a parameter setting step, a partition step, a searching step, a seed-classifying step, an extension step, and a termination step. Through the above-mentioned steps, data in a data set are disposed in a plurality of grids, and the grids are classified into dense grids... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20110040757 - Method and apparatus for enhancing objects with tag-based content: An approach is provided for enhancing objects with tag-based content. One or more memory tags associated with one or more objects are detected within proximity of a mobile device. The memory tag contains supplemental information related to the one or more objects. One of the detected memory tags is selected... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20110040759 - Method and system for automatically ranking product reviews according to review helpfulness: A method and system for automatically ranking product reviews according to review helpfulness. Given a collection of reviews, the method employs an algorithm that identifies dominant terms and uses them to define a feature vector representation. Reviews are then converted to this representation and ranked according to their distance from... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
20110040762 - Segmenting postings list reader: A size of a posting list is determined as part of searching an inverted index. The posting list is segmented for reading into a plurality of segments based on the size. For example, the segmenting may be performed if the size is larger than a predetermined size. Finally, each of... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
20110040756 - System and method for providing recommendations: Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing recommendations for an activity to a user are provided. In one method, the method tracks status information of a plurality of users, and detects a trigger for providing recommendations for an activity. In response the trigger, the method identifies a cluster of... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110040764 - Method and system to compare data entities: The present invention relates in general to methods and systems for comparing and maximizing the optimal selection of a first set of one or more data objects to a set of second data objects. In one embodiment, the first set of data objects represent one or more tasks to be... Agent: John Brooks Law LLC
20110040765 - Using the z/os load module system status index to distinguish product tag files: A method, system, and computer-usable medium are disclosed for managing software product information in a z/OS environment. Product information associated with a software product is determined and then processed to generate product tag information. A System Status Index (SSI) attribute is generated with a unique identifier signifying that the SSI... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP IBM Austin
20110040768 - Context based resource relevance: A resource context system (“context system”) computes a contextual profile for a resource based on selection data for the resource and contextual profiles of other resources that are identified as relevant to the resource. The contextual profile includes values that specify measures of relevance of the resource to each of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110040767 - Method for building taxonomy of topics and categorizing videos: A computer-implemented method for managing video contents includes collecting a plurality of keywords related to a topic, the keywords being collected using at least one dynamic data source. One or more sub-topics of the topic are identified using the keywords collected. A topic node in a taxonomy of topics is... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC
20110040766 - Methods for searching with semantic similarity scores in one or more ontologies: A method assigns importance ranks to documents within repositories or databases, such as any database of documents such as books or other printed material, electronic documentation, and pages within the world-wide web. The method uses a corpus of indexed documents that has been annotated to the terms of one or... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110040769 - Query-url n-gram features in web ranking: In one embodiment, access one or more pairs of search query and clicked Uniform Resource Locator (URL). For each of the pairs of search query and clicked URL, segment the search query into one or more query segments and the clicked URL into one or more URL segments; construct one... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110040771 - Distributed hardware-based data querying: A data storage apparatus (20, 92, 116) includes a data processing unit (24) and multiple storage units (36, 60). Each storage unit includes one or more memory devices (40, 64), which are operative to store a data partition that is drawn from a data structure and assigned to the storage... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20110040770 - Robust xpaths for web information extraction: An example of a method includes generating an attributed extensible markup language path (XPath) for an annotated entity in a web page. The method further includes determining a first node that satisfy the attributed XPath in the web page and is annotated. The method also includes identifying an attribute property... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group, P.C. And Yahoo! Inc.
20110040772 - Capability based semantic search system: This invention is related to a capability-based semantic search system that allows search of web tools and/or content to be done by comparing the need of a user described in a structured query language and the capabilities of solutions(services) described in another structured query language. The invention provides a new... Agent: Chen-yu Sheu
20110040773 - Data row packing apparatus, systems, and methods: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive a designation of multiple rows to supply data to a single user defined function, which is made available in a structured query language SELECT statement. Further activities may include retrieving the data from at least one storage medium, packing each of the... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110040774 - Searching spoken media according to phonemes derived from expanded concepts expressed as text: According to one embodiment, searching media includes receiving a search query comprising search terms. At least one search term is expanded to yield a set of conceptually equivalent terms. The set of conceptually equivalent terms is converted to a set of search phonemes. Files that record phonemes are searched according... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20110040775 - Proactive analytic data set reduction via parameter condition injection: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for injecting parameter conditions to reduce a size of a data set to be processed. A data set may be received to be processed by an analytic routine. The data set may include results from executing a first query. Further, input may... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20110040776 - Semantic trading floor: Review and filtering of search results is facilitated by providing additional types of results beyond links to existing documents can be provided in addition to or in place of links to existing documents. These additional results can facilitate modifying a search request to filter out unwanted documents. The additional results,... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110040777 - Method and system for causing a browser to preload web page components: Disclosed is a server computer that receives, over a network from a computing device, a request for a search suggestion related to a search query that is input into a search term entry area displayed by a web browser executing on the computing device. In response to receiving the request,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20110040778 - Methods and apparatuses for dynamically displaying search suggestions: In one embodiment, an original search input entered by a user is detected. An excluded term is deleted from the original search input to create a modified search input. The modified search input is matched against a plurality of stored terms. In response to there being a match between the... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20110040779 - System and method for tagging images based on positional information: A system and method for suggesting keywords for tagging a digital image are provided. In general, a requesting node is communicatively coupled to a keyword service via a network. The requesting node sends a request to the keyword service requesting suggested keywords for a digital image. The request includes information... Agent: Flashpoint Technology And Withrow & Terranova
20110040780 - Audio processing: The presently claimed invention relates generally to processing streaming audio signals. One claim recites a method including: using a programmed electronic processor, analyzing a streaming audio signal to obtain identifying information therefrom; providing the identifying information to a remotely located database, the database including a plurality of records that associate... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110040784 - Computer device for the time-based management of digital documents: Device for managing digital documents, comprising a memory (3) for storing a digital document and a date stamp including first signatures established according to a first method and a time value, a signature generator (5) for establishing second signatures according to a second method, a time stamper, a signature verifier... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20110040782 - Context sensitive searching front end: A context sensitive searching front-end is disclosed for use in a deposition or trial proceeding wherein a computer aided transcription terminal provides real-time transcribed text down-line to attorney terminals. The terminals may thereafter use the transcribed text and any other text currently being displayed to formulate searches with little or... Agent: Christopher C. Winslade Mcandrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
20110040783 - List display method and list display of large amount of contents: To provide AV equipment capable of outputting a large amount of contents, in which the entire image (total number or the like) of the large amount of contents that can be outputted can be intuitively grasped. Further, to provide AV equipment having a means for easily retrieving contents whose output... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110040781 - Method and apparatus for collecting and displaying network device information: In one particular embodiment, the disclosure is directed to a network management system. The network monitoring system includes at least one device definition file, a simple network management protocol enabled communications interface, and a data access interface. The definition file includes query instructions associated with portions of MIBs associated with... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP
20110040785 - System and method to monitor and manage performance of appliances: A system and method providing home and small business owners to monitor and manage one or more appliances. This enables a use to understand in detail their electrical consumption, to make informed decisions based on factual data about energy-saving upgrades to their current systems/appliances, and to provide Internet-based surveillance and... Agent: Eaton Peabody Patent Group, LLC
20110040788 - Coherent file state system distributed among workspace clients: A system comprising at least one file state server and a plurality of network attached workspace client apparatuses; operating the file state server by receiving an update to a version tracking record from each workspace client apparatus whenever a new or modified file is committed into a file system view,... Agent: Patentry
20110040786 - Method of handling large volumes of synchrophasor measurments for real time event replay: A method is provided for handling synchrophasor measurements relating to an electrical power system. The method includes: (a) acquiring a plurality of synchrophasor measurements containing data representing at least one power system event; (b) inserting and storing the event related synchrophasor measurements in a database as a partitioned binary large... Agent: Trego, Hines & Ladenheim, PLLC
20110040787 - Presenting comments from various sources: A system may include one or more databases to store comments relating to documents, the comments originating from first and second sources, where the comments from the first source include comments received from users via commenting functionality associated with browsers installed on client devices, and the comments from the second... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110040790 - Information processing apparatus, method for processing information, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a specific-evaluation information acquisition unit that acquires an evaluation of a predetermined content item as a specific evaluation, the evaluation having been input by a user in accordance with an ordinal scale; a language-evaluation information extraction unit that acquires a language evaluation from language information... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110040789 - System and program for collecting documents: Methods, apparatus and systems, including computer program products for creating an index for search in a search system by collecting and analyzing documents to be searched. A first storage section stores system configuration information of the search system. A second storage section stores attribute information of a collected document and... Agent: Mollborn Patents, Inc.
20110040791 - Weight and diet attribute combination discovery: A method and system are presented in which a query attribute is used as the basis for accessing stored attribute combinations and their frequencies of occurrence for query-attribute-positive individuals and query-attribute-negative individuals and tabulating, based on frequencies of occurrence, those attribute combinations that are most likely to co-occur with the... Agent: Charles A. Eldering
20110040792 - Stored object replication: The number of replicas of an object to be stored is determined, at least in part, as a function of an access control policy for that object.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110040793 - Administration groups: Methods, program products, and systems for managing database access privileges using administration groups are described. Administrative functions for managing a database server and administrative functions for managing collections of databases can be separated. Groups of databases can be created on the database server. Tasks for adding and managing multiple databases... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110040794 - Querying markup language data sources using a relational query processor: An XML wrapper queries an XML document in an on-the-fly manner so that only parent nodes in the document that satisfy the query are extracted and then unnested. The parent nodes and associated descendent nodes are located using XPath expressions contained as options in data definition language (DDL) statements. The... Agent: Sughrue Mion PLLC Uspto Customer No With Ibm/svl
20110040795 - Merging containers in a multi-container system: An apparatus and method for merging the data of a first container and a second container into a target container that includes at least one block having a plurality of extents to store data objects. The apparatus may include a storage sever coupled to a plurality of storage devices. The... Agent: Network Appliance/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110040796 - Method and system for querying an ontology model: A machine-based method for querying information in an ontology model includes providing an ontology model to represent domain information, executing a query of the ontology model, the query directed to identify desired domain information based on at least one parameter, processing a query result to identify any of the desired... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20110040797 - Geography bricks for de-identification of healthcare data: Techniques of the described subject matter employ a break down algorithm in which a population of individuals is broken down into segments that have a greater number of individuals than a threshold minimum. Information on aggregated individuals may then be used to accomplish a variety of tasks, such as consumer... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20110040800 - Metadata generation management device, metadata generation system, integrated circuit for managing generation of metadata, metadata generation management method, and program: A metadata generation management device according to the present invention comprises: a count unit operable to measure a playback amount of content, which is an amount of content that has been played back; and a control unit operable to control whether to output an instruction for generating metadata indicating characteristics... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20110040798 - Personal health record accessible by cell phone: The invention permits the documentation of medical information on a cell phone, enabling improved communication between health care provider and patient. Electronic medical records will be transferable to the cell phone and be stored. The owner of the cell phone will be able to maintain a longitudinal record of health... Agent: Benjamin Tobacman
20110040799 - Systems and methods for allocating control of storage media in a network environment: A method for dynamically allocating control of a storage device, the method comprising receiving an access request from a first computer requesting access to a storage device; directing, based upon the access request, a first storage controller computer to assume an inactive state with respect to control of the storage... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110040804 - Dynamic presentation framework: A system in accordance with the present invention may include one or more processors, memory from which the processor may fetch instructions according to a clock operating at a frequency, a display device, and one or more programs stored in the memory, with instructions to create a structured file for... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20110040803 - Method and apparatus for modifying a scheduling database: A mobile electronic communications device and a method for modifying a scheduling database are provided. The scheduling database can be modified via the mobile electronic communications device in communication with a proximate electronic device comprising a display device, when the mobile electronic communications device is engaging in an oral communications... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20110040802 - Shared business intelligence elements: Some aspects relate to reception of a selection of a business intelligence report element in a first business intelligence report of a first file format, creation of a serialized description of the business intelligence report element in a second file format based on a business intelligence report element data model,... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20110040801 - System and methods for generating manufacturing data objects: Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include generating, using a processor of the computer system, a definition file of a first format for the data object, generating a database table, generating a mapping between the definition file and the database table, linking the definition file to a data... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20110040805 - Techniques for parallel business intelligence evaluation and management: Techniques for parallel business intelligence and management are provided. Data is collected from a variety of disparate sources and from a variety of disparate network locations. The data is then filtered and normalized. Next, relationships between elements in the data are established and correlations are created between the elements. The... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20110040807 - Data management system and method: A method of replicating data on a source to a destination comprising the steps of: extracting data from a source via a user interface in a source format; converting the extracted data from the source's format into a destination format; and uploading the converted data to said destination.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20110040806 - Dynamically flexible database: Systems and methods are disclosed that may be used for storing information in a database that has at least one table. The at least one table has at least one field. The at least one field has a data type assigned to the at least one field. In some embodiments,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20110040808 - Distributed analytics platform: A platform that facilitates software application development, maintenance, and support includes a storage component that receives structured and unstructured data pertaining to at least one application subject to development, maintenance, or support and causes the structured and unstructured data to be stored in a distributed fashion over a plurality of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110040809 - System and method for improved data transfer from an ied: A system and method for providing easy access to an internal file structure of an intelligent electronic device (IED), e.g., a power meter, not presently defined or supported directly by legacy protocols used in metering industry, such as the Modbus protocol.... Agent: Gerald E. Hespos, Esq. Hespos & Porco LLP
20110040811 - Distributed file system logging: A method, system, and computer program for consolidating data logged in log files in a network of servers, each server running at least one application that logs data into files on the server, the method comprising: providing a consolidating message queue for receiving the log data and file name; intercepting... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus/rcr) C/o Rolnik Law Firm, P.C.
20110040812 - Layered virtual file system: A virtual workspace can include an active instance of a layered virtual file system namespace. A layered virtual file system namespace is referred to by the virtual workspace and includes a collection of system data (e.g. layered virtual file system base layer), user data (e.g. layered virtual file system user... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20110040810 - Scalable file management for a shared file system: Managing a shared file system comprising a directory and files stored on a multiple storage devices shared by plural processing nodes, is provided. A plurality of parallel directory traversal records are partitioned into a plurality of ranges to allow for the records in each range to be written independently in... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. C/o Myers Andras Sherman & Zarrabian LLP
20110040813 - Image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an importing unit, a setting unit, a display, an input unit, a replacement unit, and a transmitter. The importing unit is configured to import a metadata format file having described process information on an image file. The setting unit is configured... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20110040814 - System and method of accessing resources in a computer network: Disclosed herein are system and methods of accessing resources in a computer network. An exemplary method may include (a) receiving into a networking device, from a first client device of a plurality of client devices, a request for a given resource (e.g., a file, directory, or metadata) assigned to a... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP02/10/2011 > 72 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110035353 - Computer-implemented multidimensional database processing method and system: A computer-implemented system and method are provided to handle operations dealing with a multidimensional database. Information about the hierarchical structure of a multidimensional database is used when performing the operations upon the database. Operations such as update, select and others are performed using the hierarchical structural information. Keys and indexes... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20110035354 - Method and system for reconciling meta-data in a data warehouse: A data warehouse system comprising a warehouse database and a data warehouse manager communicatively coupled to the database. The warehouse manager is to store data to and retrieve data from the warehouse database and perform metadata reconciliation to update metadata of objects in the data warehouse to reflect a change... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20110035355 - Bi-directional data modification with synchronization: Systems and methods for synchronizing data between endpoints, including the modification of data on an endpoint without necessarily modifying data that is communicated between endpoints are disclosed. In such systems and methods the representation of data on an endpoint may be modified so that constraints on that particular endpoint are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110035356 - Transactional archiving of an electronic document: Various methods and apparatus are described for archiving of an electronic document between multiple interconnected archive units of a distributed server network in geographically-dispersed locations in order to store identical copies of the electronic document at the same time. An archival portal server in the distributed server network sends a... Agent: Rutan & Tucker, LLP.
20110035357 - System and method for managing data deduplication of storage systems utilizing persistent consistency point images: A system and method for managing data deduplication of a storage system utilizing persistent consistency point images (PCPIs). Once a target PCPI of a data transfer is generated, a backup management module of the storage system alerts a data deduplication module to begin deduplication of the data contained within the... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20110035359 - Database backup and restore with integrated index reorganization: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method for reorganizing a source index tree of a database table resulting in a target index tree of the database table is provided. A backup process reads source leaf pages of the source index tree in a logical order defined by... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20110035358 - Optimized copy of virtual machine storage files: A facility is described for optimizing the copying of virtual machine storage files. In various embodiments, the facility refrains from copying portions of the virtual machine storage file that do not contain any meaningful data for the purposes of the guest file system within the virtual machine storage file. In... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20110035360 - Tools and techniques for original digital files: The present invention provides tools and techniques for distinguishing a file from any or all copies of the file that may exist. One method ascertains (204) the actual physical location of the file (512) and associates (214) that physical location with the file as the claimed physical location (516) of... Agent: Ogilvie Law Firm
20110035361 - Restoration control apparatus and method thereof: A restoration control apparatus for restoring a status of data arrangement on a destination storage device to a status of data arrangement on a source storage device before backup. The restoration control apparatus includes a determiner and a controller. The determiner determines whether a first storage area, where the backed... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110035362 - Terminal, web application operating method and program: A terminal stores in a storage section content distributed from a server and a data access power for deleting a service that differ from a service to which the content belongs in association with each other. The terminal determines, when the stored content requests the deletion of the differing service... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110035363 - Real-time database performance and availability monitoring method and system: Database performance and availability monitoring of changes impacting database performance, availability and continuity to the underlying business may be performed. A method for doing so may include analytical and visual real-time analysis engines to identify and provide alert notifications on changes in database performance statistics (such as CPU consumption, physical... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20110035364 - System and method of coordinating consistency of key terms throughout a plurality of documents: Provided is a method and system for coordinating consistency of key terms throughout a plurality of documents. The method includes identifying at least one key term in a first document provided by a first third-party application. The key term has at least a text element and a numerical element. Each... Agent: Law Office Of Daniel W. Roberts
20110035365 - Distributed knowledge storage: According to one embodiment, a method for writing to a distributed knowledge store includes receiving a plurality of Resource Description Framework (RDF) expressions. A distributed knowledge store is identified. The distributed knowledge store contains a plurality of physical knowledge stores. The RDF expressions are written to the distributed knowledge store... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20110035366 - Real-time database performance and availability monitoring method and system: Database performance and availability monitoring of changes impacting database performance, availability and continuity to the underlying business may be performed. A method for doing so may include analytical and visual real-time analysis engines to identify and provide alert notifications on changes in database performance statistics (such as CPU consumption, physical... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20110035367 - Methods and system for efficient crawling of advertiser landing page urls: A method and apparatus for the efficient storage, retrieval, and processing of landing pages and related metadata for use in a paid search advertising business model is provided. These techniques promote efficient crawling in situations including one landing page associated with multiple sponsored listings belonging to the same or different... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20110035368 - System and method for processing database queries: A system and/or method are implemented to process queries to a database. In particular, the processing of queries to the database is enhanced by enhancing the determination of join orders of tables implicated in queries. Join orders between relatively large numbers of tables are determined by dividing the set of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20110035369 - Query optimization with memory i/o awareness: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for tuning query execution performance in a database management system are described. In an aspect, query optimization in a database management system (DBMS) with memory I/O (input/output) awareness includes determining compensated physical I/O (PIO) values indicative of memory I/O... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20110035370 - Identifying related search terms based on search behaviors of users: A system is disclosed that identifies related search terms by performing a term co-occurrence analysis of search query submissions of users. The system may give different amounts of weight to different search query submissions based, for example, on whether subsequent user actions reveal that particular searches were successful. The system... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110035371 - Data comparison system: A data comparison system is described. The system may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may store a compare data structure containing multiple data item pairs, each pair including a legacy data item of a legacy dataset and a corresponding new data item of a new... Agent: Accenture Indy 33391 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20110035372 - Search engine cache control: A search query containing one or more terms is received from a client system. In response to receiving the search query, one or more snippets obtained in response to a prior execution of said search query are requested from a cache. For a respective snippet received from the cache, it... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20110035373 - Robust video retrieval utilizing audio and video data: Techniques for determining if two video signals match by extracting features from a first and second video signal, and cross-correlating the features thereby providing a cross-correlation score at each of a number of time lags, then determining a mean magnitude of a difference of average values at each of the... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110035374 - Segment sensitive query matching of documents: Exemplary methods and apparatuses are provided which may be used to provide or otherwise support segment sensitive query matching based on segmented portions of web pages and/or providing related information for use in information extraction and/or information retrieval systems.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20110035375 - Building user profiles for website personalization: One embodiment is a method that builds a website profile from keywords appearing at the website and builds a user profile from a subset of the keywords that appear in documents accessed by the user. A web page is personalized based on the user profile.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110035377 - Method: A method of analysing automatically analysing online posts, such that they may then be responded appropriately. The method may comprise: extracting a list of keywords from each of the plurality of posts; generating one or more keyword clusters based on the keywords extracted from each of the plurality of posts... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110035376 - Storing nodes representing respective chunks of files in a data store: To provide a data store, nodes representing respective chunks of files are stored in a predefined structure that defines relationships among the nodes, where the files are divided into the chunks. The nodes are collected into plural groups stored in persistent storage, where some of the nodes are collected into... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110035380 - Means for navigating data using a graphical interface: A computer-implemented graphical apparatus and method for navigating a collection of data such as a database by exploring or drilling down through a database without needing to enter a text-based keyword search; and navigating a database using a graphical interface that presents structured options to users rather than relying on... Agent: Levine & Mandelbaum
20110035381 - Method: A method, and associated apparatus, that allows online posts to be automatically analysed and classified such that they can then be appropriately monitored or actioned. The classification method comprises analysis of the contents of the online posts, for example keyword extraction, the affinity of one poster to comment on the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110035378 - Method and system for characterizing web content: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing Web activity data. The method includes obtaining a database of Website organizational data. The method also includes generating a data structure from the database of Website organizational data comprising an Item identifier and a Website category corresponding to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110035379 - Probabilistic clustering of an item: A clustering and recommendation machine determines that an item is included in a cluster of items. The machine accesses item data descriptive of the item. The machine accesses a vector that represents the cluster and calculates the likelihood that the item is included in the cluster, based on the item... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20110035382 - Associating information with media content: Information is associated with media content. Upon an upload of a portion of the media content, a media fingerprint is derived therefrom. The media fingerprint includes a unique representation of the media content portion, which is derived from a characteristic component of the media content portion. The information is associated... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20110035383 - Advanced text to speech patent search engine: An efficient and stress relieving patent, and non-patent literature database search system has been provided. The system allows for the processing of dynamic and focused search strategies. The user can input a plurality of search features into the GUI of the system and can assign their priority. One of them... Agent: Shankar R. Ghimire
20110035384 - Location-based and time control-based interactive information group and distribution platform: An information group is disclosed for enabling user to retrieve and modify information and interact with other user. An information group is defined by three attributes as location, time span and topic. User has to meet requirement on an information group's location and time span attributes in order to interact... Agent: Yuheng Qiu
20110035385 - Method and apparatus for managing interpersonal activities: An apparatus and method for managing interpersonal activities among subscribers. A processor picks two subscribers for a meeting, and assigns them matched face-to-face or virtual assignments that are either identical or complementary. Assignments are selected by a processor according to preferences previously received from the picked subscribers. A random factor... Agent: Mr. Mordechai Teicher Creative Inputs Ltd.
20110035386 - System and method to manage and utilize \"social dynamic rating\" for contacts stored by mobile device users: Various implementations of the disclosure relate to social dynamic ratings for contacts stored at a mobile device. For example, a mobile device may be configured to communicate to a server rating information for the contacts. The rating information may include a frequency of access of a contact by the user... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
20110035388 - Method and apparatus for recommending information using a hybrid algorithm: A method and apparatus for recommending information is provided. When a client accesses a server and requests information, the server determines whether the client is included in a meaningful set (MS) and generates first preference information of the client based on an access history of the client, or based on... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110035387 - System and method for the controlled introduction of noise to information filtering: A system and method for controlled introduction of noise to information filtering, comprises requesting, directly or indirectly, infatuation by a user having a user profile, obtaining the requested information, generating the noise related to the requested information and the user profile, and presenting the requested information and the noise in... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20110035389 - Generating service component definition language from metadata: An SCA generator is configured to use data in a Metadata repository to generate files that can be used by an SCA server. The SCA generator includes an instruction analyzing module configured to analyze input instructions and to determine the Metadata repository from the input instructions. The SCA generator also... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20110035390 - Message descriptions: Messages (e.g., log messages or any form of record oriented data) are analyzed for identifiable value patterns. When a pattern is located the value is replaced by a name or “token” for the pattern, resulting in a “message description” for the message. When analysis is finished and token/value replacements are... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sv)
20110035391 - Uniform data model and api for representation and processing of semantic data: In some implementations, a method includes receiving a first data set that is stored using a first format, generating an info item based on the first data set, the info item representing an entity extracted from the first, data set, generating a delta item based on the first data set,... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20110035392 - Automated active keyword content searching: A keyword for use in automated searches of items of content subsequently received is configured at a content processing device. An item of content is received at the content processing device. A search within the item of content for the keyword is automatically performed. An alert is generated upon identification... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20110035393 - File selection system and method: A file selection system includes a gravity sensor and a processing unit. The gravity sensor is mounted on an electronic device to measure gravity of the electronic device and output electronic signals correspondingly. The processing unit receives the electronic signals to obtain an angle of inclination of the electronic device... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20110035395 - Information processing apparatus, reference value determination method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention including a history information obtaining unit and a reference value determining unit. The history information obtaining unit obtains history information about predetermined operation. The history information includes identification information and time information at which a... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110035394 - System for perfoming instrurtions that are dependent upon received media- based messages and associated methods and components: A system for performing instructions determined by received media-based messages, the system including an interface for receiving a media-based message from a system user; a database associating a plurality of specifications of media-based messages with respective stored instructions; a recognition engine for identifying a correspondence between a received media-based message... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20110035397 - Discovering query intent from search queries and concept networks: A system is described for discovering query intent based on search queries and concept networks. The system may construct frequency vectors from log data corresponding to a submitted query and at least one related query submitted to one or more search engines. The system may also construct a query intent... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20110035396 - Runtime-defined dynamic queries: A programming model for a query service (e.g., web) that supports defining query builders which are bound dynamically at runtime to parameter values. Moreover, the programming model can be used to customize the query execution, for example, by adding pre-processing, post-processing, or dynamic binding to queries (e.g., selecting the query... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110035398 - Streaming query system and method for extensible markup language: A streaming query system for extensible markup language is provided. An XPath query translator receives and analyzes a user-input XPath document. An abstract syntax tree analyzer establishes an abstract syntax tree. A XML parser receives and parses an XML document. An index generator generates an index for the XML document.... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20110035399 - Using historical information to improve search across heterogeneous indices: A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for searching for data. In one embodiment, the invention provides a method comprising identifying a query and a search scope including a set of specified entities; and for each of these entities, estimating a number of documents that would be identified... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20110035400 - Advertising medium determination device and method therefor: It is also an object of the present invention to provide objective advertisement plan(s). The target specifying information storage means 2 stores information for specifying target attribution including information for specifying information delivery medium of an object to contact with correspondently with searchers' id. The search term storage means 3... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan LLC
20110035403 - Generation of refinement terms for search queries: A computer-implemented method is provided, which includes receiving from a user a first search query consisting of one or more first query terms, and receiving from the user an indication of a desired level of personalization of refinement options for the search query. Responsively to the search query, a set... Agent: Hoffman, Wasson & Gitler, P.C.
20110035405 - Method and system for data class update: A method for updating data includes, in a processor, receiving a data field update associated with an existing data object of a data class, modifying a data field of an updater data object of the data class based upon the data field update, traversing the updater data object to identify... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20110035401 - Method for providing an attribute bounded network of computers: An attribute bounded network of computers is created. Computers in the distributed computer network are identified by specific attributes (e.g., a geographically bounded region) and a server is used to distribute processing assignments (e.g., addresses of electronic documents to be indexed) based upon the identified attributes. A peer-to-peer computer network... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110035404 - Methods and apparatus for facilitating design, selection and/or customization of lighting effects or lighting shows: Methods and apparatus for facilitating a process of designing, selecting, and/or customizing lighting effects or lighting shows. A library of indexed (tagged) predefined lighting effects or shows is searched by a search engine, based upon information provided by a user/designer, to identify a set of effects or shows having attributes... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110035402 - Related urls for task-oriented query results: Methods, computer-storage media, and graphical user interfaces are provided for identifying and presenting rich related sites for task-oriented search queries. Upon receipt of a search query input by a user, one or more query logs are analyzed to determine if the search query is a related to a task being... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20110035407 - System and method for gathering and standardizing customer purchase information for target marketing: The present invention relates to storing and manipulating customer purchasing information, particularly purchasing information by credit cards, debit cards, checks, and the like. A hierarchical organizational structure is created comprising a plurality of categories and sub-categories. The customer purchase information may then be retrieved according to user created links to... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20110035406 - User interface for presenting search results for multiple regions of a visual query: A visual query such as a photograph, screen shot, scanned image, or video frame is submitted to a visual query search system from a client system. The search system processes the visual query by sending it to a plurality of parallel search systems, each implementing a distinct visual query search... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP/google
20110035408 - System and method of reconciling human resource database: A system and method to reconcile Human Resource databases, including payroll, accounting, tax and travel databases, are provided. The system and method may include a database aggregation component that automatically gathers and stores a plurality of databases in a corporation business information system wherein these databases may be logically related... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20110035409 - Hierarchical storage system and copy control method of file for hierarchical storage system: An interface for controlling an inhibition of a recall is prepared for an application, and a judgment of necessity of a recall is informed of to a hierarchical storage before the application executes an access to a file.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110035410 - Processing apparatus and program: To reduce the processing load for processing structured data pieces in different representation forms, a path correspondence table storage area stores a path correspondence table having a correspondence between first position information for locating an item of a first structured data piece and second position information for locating the item... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20110035411 - Systems and methods involving information objects: A method comprises receiving a request from a source service, determining whether the target service associated with the request supports a by-reference evaluation strategy, determining whether an information object associated with the request is a data reference, retrieving data associated with the reference from a database, adding the data to... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Svl
20110035412 - Systems and methods for maintaining distributed data: Systems and methods are disclosed that provide an indexing data structure. In one embodiment, the indexing data structure is mirrored index tree where the copies of the nodes of the tree are stored across devices in a distributed system. In one embodiment, nodes that are stored on an offline device... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110035413 - Diameter bus communications between processing nodes of a network element: A Diameter bus between Diameter processing nodes of the same network element is disclosed herein. The Diameter bus includes a data structure that is used to transfer Diameter messages between the processing nodes. In doing so, the data structure avoids the overhead associated with SCTP, TCP, Ethernet, and/or IP encoding... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20110035414 - method and system for compiling a multi-source database of composite investor-specific data records with no disclosure of investor identity: A system and method are disclosed for compiling a database of investor-related data by gathering and linking customer-specific data records from multiple unaffiliated financial institutions, where such data records are coded in such a manner that the database compiler is enabled to link, across data providers and/or time periods, data... Agent: Leason Ellis LLP
20110035415 - Integration of the virtual library system: An integration of virtual library system determined especially for storing, exchange and making electronic pedagogical materials accessible composed of minimum one provider block and minimum one access block is provided, and the principle is that at least one provider block is connected to at least one provider login block of... Agent: Ling Wu
20110035416 - Apparatus and method for editing data in a portable terminal: An apparatus and method for editing data in a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a data edit management unit for generating a layer corresponding to a region of original data intended for editing, and for applying an edit tag to the generated layer.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20110035417 - Backward compatibility in database schemas: A method of accommodating at least one difference between a first database schema and a second database schema is provided. The method includes receiving a response generated by a first application program using a first database schema, identifying a value in the response that is unrecognizable to a second application... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20110035418 - Object-knowledge mapping method: According to one embodiment, a method for mapping a data model to an object model comprising receiving an ontology. The ontology provides a definition of a concept. The concept classifies a Resource Description Framework (RDF) expression stored in a knowledge store. A mapping file is generated. The mapping files defines... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20110035420 - Location beacon database: A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at least one scanning... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20110035419 - Systems and methods for facilitating storage operations using network attached storage devices: A system and method for communicating, browsing, verifying and routing data in storage operation systems using network attached storage devices is provided. In some embodiments, the system may include a management module and a media management component connected to the management server, which interoperate with network attached storage devices to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110035422 - Method for managing file using network structure, operation object display limiting program and recording medium: A computer file management system allowing at least one of one file (F1) and/or one directory (D3) to belong to two or more directories (D1, D2). The file management system is characterized in that a file or directory specified by an operator of the computer or the program operating on... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20110035421 - Sharing files on a computer through use of uris: A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a computing event with respect to a file stored in a data repository of a personal computing device. An assignor component automatically assigns a uniform resource identifier to the file responsive to the receiver component receiving the computing event with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110035423 - Reproducing apparatus, reproducing method, program, program storage medium, data delivery system, data structure, and manufacturing method of recording medium: The present invention relates to a reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, a program, a program storage medium, a data delivery system, a data structure, and a manufacturing method of a recording medium for easily handling a content file recorded on a disk and an update file recorded on a local... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110035424 - User data profile namespace: A method and data structure for separating application data from user data in a namespace. The data structure provides an intuitive profile layout for developers or users while supporting legacy applications. The namespace utilizes a hierarchical structure allowing access by developers or users over a network to information contained in... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)02/03/2011 > 110 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110029478 - Stream star schema and nested binary tree for data stream analysis: An approach to processing data streams includes a new type dynamic database of stream star schema to accommodate high data stream rates for giga bits per second by reducing the insert time to a constant and a new type of data cube as nested binary tree to supports both data... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20110029479 - Method and system to maintain service architecture repositories: A method and system of maintaining a computing services repository, including: accessing service data stored in a configuration database to populate a services repository with services and the service data from the configuration database; performing on-going service discovery to synchronize the services depository and the configuration database; and managing service... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029480 - Method of compiling multiple data sources into one dataset: A method and device is disclosed for retrieving and compiling data from multiple independent sources into a data structure that is universal for all data sources. The data structure supports multi-threaded requests to retrieve such data and is therefore highly efficient for large, heavily trafficked datasets.... Agent: Shane Thielen
20110029481 - Control system and method for data storage: A control system for data storage can prevent data loss while a connection between an electronic device and a storage device is disconnected. When the connection between the electronic device and the storage device is disconnected, data is stored in a backup device. When the connection between the electronic device... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20110029482 - Synchronizing a change of a modular document: A first electronic device stores a modular document composed of plural component documents that are combined to allow presentation of the modular document. A surrogate of the modular document is sent to a second electronic device. A change of the surrogate made at the second electronic device is synchronized with... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029485 - Log visualization tool for a data stream processing server: Techniques for logging data pertaining to the operation of a data stream processing server. In one set of embodiments, logging configuration information can be received specifying a functional area of a data stream processing server to be logged. Based on the logging configuration information, logging can be dynamically enabled for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20110029484 - Logging framework for a data stream processing server: Techniques for logging data pertaining to the operation of a data stream processing server. In one set of embodiments, logging configuration information can be received specifying a functional area of a data stream processing server to be logged. Based on the logging configuration information, logging can be dynamically enabled for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle
20110029487 - Simultaneously accessing file objects through web services and file services: Accessing data file objects includes providing a file system interface on a client, where the file system interface allows an application running on the client to make file system calls to access the data file objects. A Web Services interface may also be provided on the client, where the Web... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20110029486 - Synchronization of computer databases using caching agents: A method and system for synchronization of computer databases using caching agents. In one embodiment, information is accessed from a first database. The information is stored into a persistent store, which may be a permanent media, such as a magnetic disk. The information is retrieved from the persistent store. Such... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20110029483 - Table analyzer for solution transition events: Certain implementations provide systems, computer program products, computing devices, and methods to analyze how a preexisting database will be affected during a solution transition event (e.g., upgrading a database to a new version). Analysis can be conducted before the solution transition event has occurred. Analysis can yield a report detailing... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20110029488 - System for collecting, storing,presenting and analyzing immunization data having remote stations in communication with a vaccine and disease database over a network: A system is provided for collecting and storing immunization and disease data. Immunization mobile stations (IMSs) are provided with a software application to facilitate the collection of patient information such as biographical data, previous vaccination data, medical history, medications in use, occupation, administration of recent vaccination, disease symptoms and the... Agent: David W. Highet, Vp & ChiefIPCounsel Becton, Dickinson And Company
20110029489 - Dynamic information hierarchies: A dynamic information hierarchy may be provided. Logging data comprising a captured user event and a component ID associated with a hierarchical node may be stored in a raw data table. The stored data may be aggregated across the nodes of the hierarchy, stored in an aggregation table, and provided... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110029490 - Automatic checkpointing and partial rollback in software transaction memory: While speculatively executing a given one of a plurality of transactions concurrently executing on a computer, carry out write operations in a local data block, and automatically create an entry in a checkpoint log when reading from a shared memory. Continuously conflict check during read and tentative commit operations, and... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20110029491 - Dynamically detecting near-duplicate documents: Techniques for detecting one or more documents that are duplicate or near-duplicate of a first document are provided. The techniques include obtaining a first document, obtaining one or more additional documents, retrieving a set of one or more document signatures for each document, and detecting one or more documents that... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20110029492 - System and method for implementing a reliable persistent random access compressed data stream: System and method for implementing a reliable persistent random access compressed data stream is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises a computer-implemented journaled file system that includes a first file for storing a series of independently compressed blocks of a data stream; a second file for storing a series... Agent: Brandi W. Sarfatis Attorney For Applicants
20110029493 - Generic method to build catalogs for change management: A generic catalog build process which takes information and combines and displays the information in a number of ways, such that the process allows incorporation of a plurality of different builds in an organized and extensible way. Such a generic catalog build process advantageously lowers maintenance cost and development cost... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20110029494 - Techniques for determining an implemented data protection policy: Described are techniques for determining an implemented data protection policy. One or more recovery points corresponding to each of one or more storage objects are determined. A data protection method determined in accordance with a facility and replication type associated with said each recovery point is selected for each of... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20110029495 - File transfer bandwidth conservation: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive first changes made to an unmodified version of a file at a first location and to store the first changes (included in the modified version of the file) on a node, such as a server, without a first conflict being detected. When... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20110029496 - Apparatus, system, and method for coordinating storage requests in a multi-processor/multi-thread environment: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for coordinating storage requests in a multi-processor/multi-thread environment. An append/invalidate module generates a first append data storage command from a first storage request and a second append data storage command from a second storage request. The storage requests overwrite existing data with first... Agent: Fusion-io, C/o Stoel Rives LLP
20110029497 - Apparatus, system, and method for enhanced block-level deduplication: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for enhanced block-level deduplication. A computer program product stores one or more express block signatures in an express directory that meet a reference count requirement. The computer program product also stores one or more primary block signatures and one or more reference counts... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20110029498 - System and method for subunit operations in a database: A method for processing a transaction request at a database load balancer is disclosed. The method comprises receiving the transaction request, where the transaction request is comprised of one or more operations to be performed upon a database; analyzing the transaction request to determine the one or more operations; analyzing... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110029499 - Content providing device, content providing method, and recording medium: A content providing device includes, a data storage unit configured to store data representing characteristics of content items, a retrieval unit configured to retrieve, on the basis of the data of a content item selected from the content items, the data of which is stored in the data storage unit,... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110029501 - Search engine platform: Systems and methods to perform efficient searching for web content using a search engine are provided. In an illustrative implementation, a computing environment comprises a search engine computing application having an essential pages module operative to execute one or more selected selection algorithms to select content from a cooperating data... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110029500 - System and method for floating index navigation: System and method for implementing a floating index navigation tool are described. In one embodiment, the method includes, in response to a user's updating a search term, building first and second search queries; issuing the first and second search queries to at least one database comprising a searchable index of... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20110029502 - Adaptive routing of resource requests for multile back-end systems: A system receives a request from a client relating to an account associated with the client, and values associated with a set of parameters relating to the request. The system matches the values to a structure that includes cases of the set of parameters to determine one or more cases... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20110029503 - Apparatus and methods for managing a social media universe: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for managing social media universes. In one embodiment, media content and community members that have been associated with a new concept for creating a new universe are searched on a plurality of media content servers. For each found new concept, an association is retained between... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!
20110029504 - Searching and accessing documents on private networks for use with captures from rendered documents: A facility for exposing an index of private documents is described. In a private network, the facility (1) identifies electronic versions of documents that are available inside the private network, including a distinguished document; (2) constructs an index covering the identified electronic versions of documents; and (3) exports the constructed... Agent: Perkins Coie, LLP
20110029505 - Method and system for characterizing web content: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing Web activity data. The method includes obtaining a database of clickstream data comprising a user identifier corresponding with a user ID and a uniform resource locator (URL) corresponding with a Web page visited from the user ID. The... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029506 - Method and apparatus for bounding large query operations: Bounding of large queries is provided in a network analysis environment by receiving a user query of a data set of network transactions, submitting a meta data query to the data set to determine whether the query would require an unreasonable amount of time to complete, and notifying the user... Agent: Patenttm.us
20110029507 - Cardinality and selectivity estimation using a single table join index: A method for estimating the selectivity of a database base table predicate, the cardinality of a join, and the cardinality of an aggregation. The method includes receiving a database query, the query comprising one or more query predicates and referencing one or more database tables. One or more join indexes... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110029508 - Selectivity-based optimized-query-plan caching: Embodiments of the present invention partition optimized query plans into equivalence groups, each comprising one or more equivalence classes. Each equivalence group corresponds to a particular compiled, normalized, and parameterized query plan prior to optimization. Each equivalence class within an equivalence group corresponds to a different query plan corresponding to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029509 - Best-bet recommendations: Best-bet recommendation may be provided. User behavior associated with a search result may be logged and applied to a relevance classifier. The relevance classifier may determine whether the user behavior indicates that the search result may comprise a best-bet result. A best-bet result may comprise a result associated with a... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110029510 - Method and apparatus for searching a plurality of stored digital images: A plurality of stored digital images are searched. Images are retrieved in accordance with a search query (step 204). The retrieved images are clustered according to a predetermined characteristic of the content of the image (step208). The clusters are ranked on the basis of a predetermined criterion (step 210). Search... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110029511 - Keyword assignment to a web page: A method, system and apparatus for a assigning keywords to a web page using keyword data from the web page itself, web pages having links pointing to the web page, and web pages pointed to by a link in the web page, wherein the keyword data from the multiple web... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20110029512 - Providing link to portion of media object in real time in social networking update: Techniques are described herein that are capable of providing a link to a portion of a media object (e.g., video, audio, etc.) in real time in a social networking update. For example, a user in a social networking system may generate a social networking update that references a media object... Agent: Fiala & Weaver P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20110029513 - Method for determining document relevance: The relevance of a document to a given word or phrase is determined by calculating a function of whether the word or phrase occurs in the document and whether each member of a set of words or phrases related to the given word or phrase occurs in the document. A... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20110029514 - Case-based framework for collaborative semantic search: Disclosed is a computer-implemented search method and computer-implemented agent system for efficient searching of information. Information may be located, for example, on XML databases, relational databases and files located on intranets and the Internet or other like computer network systems. Specifically, a service-oriented system architecture (also referred to as the... Agent: George Mason University Office Of Technology Transfer, Msn 5g5
20110029515 - Method and system for providing website content: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of receiving Website content. The method includes generating a user profile comprising a cluster type obtained from a list of cluster types, wherein the list of cluster types is generated by processing a database of search queries. The method includes... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029517 - Global and topical ranking of search results using user clicks: To estimate, or predict, the relevance of items, or documents, in a set of search results, relevance information is extracted from user click data, and relational information among the documents as manifested by an aggregation of user clicks is determined from the click data. A supervised approach uses judgment information,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20110029516 - Web-used pattern insight platform: A web site usage pattern insight platform may be provided. User behaviors associated with web page requests, including search queries, may be captured and analyzed to provide usage pattern insights. The pattern insights may be aggregated across a plurality of users and may be used to provide recommendations for improving... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110029518 - Document search engine including highlighting of confident results: A search engine includes a decision component that determines whether documents that are returned in response to a user search query are likely to be very relevant to the search query. Links that refer to documents that the search engine determines to likely be very relevant may be displayed with... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110029528 - Citation record extraction system and method, and program product: A citation record extraction system is provided. An HTML rendering engine receives a publication list web page, parses the publication list web page to obtain layout information of the web page. A web page sequence builder generates a web page characteristic sequence for the web page according to the layout... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20110029520 - Data curation: A method of data curation and a data processing apparatus for performing the method are provided. The method comprises the steps of (i) identifying a first set of variables which represent predetermined characteristics of data stored in one or more of a number of data packages; (ii) identifying a second... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20110029524 - Dispersed storage network virtual address fields: A dispersed storage network includes a dispersed storage device to store data. The dispersed storage device includes a processing module operable to slice a data segment of a data object into data slices, in which the number of data slices corresponds to a number of pillars for storing the data... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20110029523 - Identifying a test set of target objects: Methods and structures having and/or implementing integrated steps for use in a planning phase of experimentation, which can allow the researcher to explore the experimental space while reducing the number experiments performed.... Agent: The Dow Chemical Company Brooks, Cameron, PLLC
20110029522 - Photo-image discovery device database management: A system and method are provided for managing a database in a photo-image discovery device. A photo-image discovery device acquires photo-images from a photo-capable device, and automatically classifies the acquired photo-images, without user intervention, in a database management directory. Then, the acquired photo-images are managed in a photo-image discovery device... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski
20110029519 - Population clustering through density-based merging: A method and/or system for analyzing data using population clustering through density based merging.... Agent: Quine Intellectual Property Law Group, P.C.
20110029531 - System and method for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via inclusion: A system and for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via inclusion is provided. A set of reference concepts each associated with a classification code is designated. One or more of the reference concepts are combined with a set of uncoded concepts. Clusters of the uncoded concepts and... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029530 - System and method for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via injection: A system and method for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via injection is provided. A reference set of concepts each associated with a classification code is designated. Clusters of uncoded concepts are designated. One or more of the uncoded concepts from at least one cluster are compared... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029532 - System and method for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via nearest neighbor: A system and method for displaying relationships between concepts to provide classification suggestions via nearest neighbor is provided. Reference concepts previously classified and a set of uncoded concepts are provided. At least one uncoded concept is compared with the reference concepts. One or more of the reference concepts that are... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029526 - System and method for displaying relationships between electronically stored information to provide classification suggestions via inclusion: A system and for providing reference documents as a suggestion for classifying uncoded documents is provided. A set of reference electronically stored information items, each associated with a classification code, is designated. One or more of the reference electronically stored information items is combined with a set of uncoded electronically... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029527 - System and method for displaying relationships between electronically stored information to provide classification suggestions via nearest neighbor: A system and for providing reference documents as a suggestion for classifying uncoded documents is provided. Reference electronically stored information items and a set of uncoded electronically stored information items are designated. Each of the reference information items are previously classified. At least one uncoded electronically stored information item is... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029529 - System and method for providing a classification suggestion for concepts: A system and method for providing a classification suggestion for concepts is provided. A corpus of concepts including reference concepts each associated with a classification and uncoded concepts are maintained. A cluster of uncoded concepts and reference concepts is provided. A neighborhood of reference concepts in the cluster is determined... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029525 - System and method for providing a classification suggestion for electronically stored information: A system and method for providing a classification suggestion for electronically stored information is provided. A corpus of electronically stored information including reference electronically stored information items each associated with a classification and uncoded electronically stored information items are maintained. A cluster of uncoded electronically stored information items and reference... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029521 - Systems and methods for communication among collaborating users: Embodiments relate to methods and systems for building representations of related subjects. The representations may include a plurality of nodes, each being associated with a subject. Users may be able to access records and/or source documents related to a plurality of subjects and add or modify node characteristics based thereon.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110029534 - Communication assistance device, communication assistance method, and communication assistance program: A communication assistance device (100) enables smooth and active communication between users, and includes a topic node generation unit (103) that calculates a topic appropriateness value based on the number of pieces of content from which meta information has been extracted or the number of times each piece of content... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20110029533 - Method and system for tag suggestion in a tag-associated data-object storage system: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to facilitating tag assignment to data objects as data objects are added to a tag-associated data-object storage system by users of the tag-associated data-object storage system and to facilitate subsequent display, access, and further characterization of data objects that already reside in the... Agent: Olympic Patent Works PLLC
20110029535 - Data management system: A computer implemented system for processing selected data from a raw data file having a plurality of data sets arranged according to a repeating fixed format includes a plurality of processing sequences. A first sequence creates output files, each corresponding to a data set and having a common format, by... Agent: Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Office Of Counsel
20110029537 - Method, device and system for categorizing content: A method, device, and system for categorizing content are provided. The method for categorizing content includes the following steps. A content categorization request is received, in which the content categorization request carries a first content reference and a second content reference. The content is categorized according to the first content... Agent: Docket Clerk/htcl
20110029536 - System and method for displaying relationships between electronically stored information to provide classification suggestions via injection: A system and for providing reference documents as a suggestion for classifying uncoded documents is provided. A reference set of electronically stored information items, each associated with a classification code, is designated. Clusters of uncoded electronically stored information items are designated. One or more of the uncoded electronically stored information... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property
20110029539 - Metadata as comments for search problem determination and analysis: Techniques for using metadata as comments to assist with search problem determination and analysis are provided. Before an action is taken on a search, contextual information is gathered as metadata about the action and actor requesting the action. The metadata is embedded in the search as comments and the comments... Agent: James M. Stover Teradata Corporation
20110029538 - System for creation of content with correlated geospatial and virtual locations by mobile device users: A system and method for a user of a mobile device or computer to easily and directly create content with correlated virtual and geospatial locations and associated context information. The content may include audio, video, and images, and be exposed via a unique URL based on content identifier. This content... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20110029542 - Document scoring based on document inception date: A system may determine a document inception date associated with a document, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the document inception date, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110029540 - Method for matching artistic attributes of a template and secondary images to a primary image: A method of automatically selecting a number of secondary images and a display template for display with a primary preselected image based on analyzing the primary image's attribute information and comparing the secondary images attribute information and the templates image attribute requirements. The attribute information is used to evaluate a... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20110029541 - System and method for intent-driven search result presentation: A system and method for intent driven search presentation. A system and method for intent driven search presentation. A query is received, over a network, from a user, wherein the query comprises at least one query token. The query is analyzed wherein at least one query keyword is identified in... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20110029543 - Collaborative systems and methods for constructing representations of data: Embodiments relate to methods and systems for building representations of related subjects. User instructions may be received via a computer system that relate identifying information relating to a subject (e.g., an individual, group and/or event) to a node being associated therewith. Nodes in different accounts may be compared and matched... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110029544 - Media list server and method for generating favorite media list: A media list server communicating with a plurality of media database servers and a client device comprises a receiving module, a storing module, a recording module, a determining module, a calculating module and a list generating module. The receiving module receives a user identification information and vote information. The storing... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20110029545 - Syllabic search engines and related methods: An improved search engine, for a computing device or computer network, utilizes search strings comprising complete words and numbers representing a syllable count for each unknown word. Pattern-matching algorithms are utilized to search a document database for documents that match the input search strings. The document database is constructed by... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel
20110029546 - Data converting apparatus, method, and computer product: A data converting apparatus includes a storage unit that stores encoded meta-definition information, a data converting function, a conversion rule table, and a conversion rule; an input unit that receives input of data to be converted; a detecting unit that uses the encoded meta-definition information to detect metadata codes for... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110029550 - Interval symbol architecture for programmable intelligent search memory: Memory architecture provides capabilities for high performance content search using regular expressions and patterns of strings. The architecture creates an innovative memory that can be programmed with content search rules which are used by the memory to evaluate presented content for matching with the programmed rules. When the content being... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us
20110029547 - Method for executing menu in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: The present disclosure is related to a method for executing a menu in a mobile terminal, the method including displaying a data in a display unit of the mobile terminal; selecting at least a portion of the data which is displayed on the display unit through a user input unit;... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20110029548 - Methods and systems for data processing: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for data processing. In one exemplary embodiment, a method is provided that includes extracting data from a Semantic Web and processing the data with an enterprise resource planning system.... Agent: Sap / Finnegan, Henderson LLP
20110029549 - Signature search architecture for programmable intelligent search memory: Memory architecture provides capabilities for high performance content search. The architecture creates an innovative memory that can be programmed with content search rules which are used by the memory to evaluate presented content for matching with the programmed rules. Content search rules include of regular expressions which are compiled to... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us
20110029551 - System and method for generating a user-defined function using a shell: A method is provided for generating a user-defined function (UDF) on a database engine of a database server. A user-function is sent to the database engine. The user-function includes a relational declaration with application and query logic. When the database engine receives the user-function, the database engine generates a function... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029556 - Complex symbol evaluation for programmable intelligent search memory: Memory architecture provides capabilities for high performance content search. The architecture creates an innovative memory that can be programmed with content search rules which are used by the memory to evaluate presented content for matching with the programmed rules. When the content being searched matches any of the rules programmed... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us
20110029558 - Dynamic service generation in ims network: A service generation system in a communications network and a method for responding to a service request are provided. The system includes a processor (10, 100) configured to receive the service request, generate a service from a plurality of service capabilities and return the service. An analysis module (18, 110)... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110029554 - Method and computing system for distributed stream data processing using plural of computers: In executing query distributed processing in a computer system having a plurality of computers, a query and a sliding window are inherited between different computers. If a tuple having a new principal key value is detected when a query is to be executed, a relevant individual query and a relevant... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110029552 - Method of generating artistic template designs: A computer implemented method for automatically generating an artist coordinated image display based upon a user's favorite image or images. A plurality of digital image templates are stored in a computer accessible memory each having programmed characteristics associated therewith that are designed by an artist with one window being a... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20110029555 - Method, system and apparatus for content identification: A method, a system and an apparatus for content identification are disclosed according to the embodiments of the present invention. The method for content identification includes the following steps: electing an algorithm for extracting fingerprint according to a content type and a purpose of managing the content by a service... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20110029553 - System for coordinating user images in an artistic design: A computer system coupled to a digital image database with images having image attributes. The image attributes are automatically evaluated in order to find a compatible digital template from a digital template database. The templates each include a plurality of windows for displaying the digital images and each of the... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20110029557 - Techniques for partition pruning: Techniques are described for performing partition pruning in situations where previous database servers could not. Specifically, techniques are provided for (1) performing partition pruning based on predicates that involve non-prefix subsets of composite partitioning keys, (2) performing partition pruning when a global index access path is used to execute a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110029560 - Automatic population of a contact file with contact content and expression content: A system and method automatically populate a contact file on a device with contact content and expression content. An image or other content associated with a user automatically populates into the contact file from a web-based social network. When the image on the web-based social network database changes, the contact... Agent: Facebook/fenwick Silicon Valley Center
20110029559 - Method, apparatus, and program for extracting relativity of web pages: Even when the operation of web page referencing or search is discontinuous and implicit, relativity between web pages is extracted. A web relativity extraction unit is executed as a program by the processing unit of a recommendation server. The web relativity extraction unit extracts relativity between web pages about a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20110029561 - Image similarity from disparate sources: A search engine determines a set of other images that are similar to a user-selected image, and presents those other images to the user. In determining whether two images are sufficiently similar to each other to merit presentation of one, the search engine determines a Euclidean distance between separate feature... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20110029562 - Coordinating user images in an artistic design: A method of accessing at least one of a plurality of digital image files and reading a plurality of image attribute values corresponding thereto. An image profile is generated for the at least one digital image file in response to evaluating the attribute values. A digital template is selected from... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20110029563 - System and method for searching data sources: The present invention relates to a searching system and method arranged to search information available from one or more data sources. The searching system comprises a user interface and a storage means which is arranged to store search templates. The search templates include search profiles which include parameters which are... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
20110029564 - Systems and methods for the organized distribution of related data: Embodiments relate to methods and systems for building representations of related subjects. The representations may include a plurality of nodes, each being associated with a subject. Users may be able to access records and/or source documents related to a plurality of subjects and add or modify node characteristics based thereon.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110029565 - Generation of a media profile: One aspect of the invention includes a computer device. The computer device includes a network interface component configured to download media from an external source through a secure network connection. The computer device also includes a memory configured to store the downloaded content. The computer device further includes a media... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110029566 - Providing and managing privacy scores: Methods for providing a privacy setting for a target user in a social network utilizing an electronic computing device are presented, the method including: causing the electronic computing device to retrieve a current privacy setting for a common profile item, where the common profile item corresponds with the target user... Agent: Kali Law Group, P.C.
20110029567 - Tag creation system: A system to create tags for tag cloud displays includes an authentication service to authenticate a user. The system includes a set of valid resources stored in a database system. A tag creation tool permits the authenticated user to create at least one tag that serves to identify a selected... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20110029568 - Information processing system, first information processing apparatus, second information processing apparatus, and third information processing apparatus: The present invention provides an information processing system, including: a second non-existence case process information storage portion in which a pair of an object identifier and a non-existence case process identifier for identifying a process that is executed in a case where an object identified with the object identifier does... Agent: Tomoko Nakajima Cermak Nakajima LLP
20110029569 - Ddl and dml support for hybrid columnar compressed tables: Techniques for storing and manipulating tabular data are provided. According to one embodiment, a user may control whether tabular data is stored in row-level or column-major format. Furthermore, the user may control the level of data compression to achieve an optimal balance between query performance and compression ratios. Tabular data... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110029570 - Systems and methods for contextualized caching strategies: Systems, methods and devices for managing objects stored in memory are described. Information about the cached objects are stored in a tree structure that can be searched when a request for an object is made, in order to locate the object in memory. During or shortly after the search process,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110029571 - Query optimization over graph data streams: An illustrative embodiment includes a method for executing a query on a graph data stream. The graph stream comprises data representing edges that connect vertices of a graph. The method comprises constructing a plurality of synopsis data structures based on at least a subset of the graph data stream. Each... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20110029572 - Data processing system and method of controlling the system: The present invention relates to a data processing system and method of controlling the system which store job histories of jobs executed on a data processing apparatus. A database stores job attribute data and content data of jobs executed on the data processing apparatus as well as retention dates set... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110029574 - Method and device for recognizing structures in metadata for parallel automated evaluation of publicly available data sets and reporting of control instances: In a method for simultaneous observation and analysis of a plurality of data sets, in particular from webcams or sensors published over the Internet, atypical situations can be detected from a plurality of data sets of mostly low quality by producing metadata that are investigated for critical structures. Moreover, atypical... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20110029573 - Registration of cim agent to management agent and system: Various embodiments for displaying a state of an embedded device using a browser are provided. In one such embodiment, a method for registering a Common Information Model (CIM) agent to a management agent in a computing environment by a processor device is provided. The management agent is discovered by the... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)
20110029576 - Collection of media files: A method for generating a collection of media files including scanning metadata of media files with a processor to associate the media files with one or more media servers, utilizing the processor to identify one or more of the media servers to be associated with the collection of media files,... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029575 - System and method for runtime rendering of web-based user interfaces for master data management: One or more embodiments enable a system and method for creation and runtime rendering of web-based user interface applications for a master data management applications. The system and method comprise acquiring metadata of a schema of a master data management database at initialization, the metadata identifying a plurality of schema... Agent: Sap_dlg
20110029577 - Computer program product and method for sharing information between multiple computer applications using a grafted model network: A computer program product and method for sharing information between multiple computer applications using a grafted model network. The method includes creating a first model having one or more pre-defined fields, defining one or more application-defined fields, associating the first model with the first application project, associating the one or... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section
20110029578 - Information processing apparatus: Recorded information is grouped in recording units. The information of each recording unit is displayed by the order of older recording date based upon information recorded in memory. The recording time of each recording unit is displayed on the left edge of the display screen, to the right of which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110029579 - Content accelerator framework: A cloner is configured to assist users in deploying templates from a source environment into a target environment. The cloner includes a source identification module configured to identify source objects in a source environment from one or more business intelligence reports. The cloner also includes a mapping module configured to... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20110029581 - Load-balancing and scaling for analytics data: Load-balancing and scaling for analytics data may be provided. A logging system may receive data and select a stager database in which to store the data. The selection may be made according to an identifier associated with the data. The stored data may be processed and stored back to the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110029582 - Method and device for storing data belonging to an alarm or event message containing multiple attributes: The disclosure relates to a method and to a corresponding device for storing data belonging to an alarm or event message containing multiple attributes. A fixed table directly stores a first part of the attributes belonging to an alarm or event message in a standardized manner. Additionally, both the first... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20110029580 - Methods and apparatus for metadata management in a storage system: Methods and systems for metadata management in a storage system are disclosed. First level metadata is associated with a plurality of storage devices in a storage system. Entries in the first level metadata identify storage related attributes of corresponding portions on the plurality of storage devices. Entries in a second... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman LLP
20110029583 - Nonvolatile storage module, access module, musical sound data file generation module and musical sound generation system: Musical sound data groups are recorded in nonvolatile memory banks by multiplexing the data without being compressed. A data reader reads the musical sound data in parallel from the plurality of nonvolatile memory banks according to reading instructions from an access module. In a musical sound generation system that cannot... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110029584 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for transferring an electronic file: A system for providing products to a customer operates with an open purchase order having an acceptable inventory range bounded by a lower and an upper limit for each product supplied to the customer. The system includes a storage unit, a first processing unit that maintains a product inventory count,... Agent: Alston & Bird, LLP
20110029585 - Automatic and dynamic provisioning of databases: Approaches described herein may be used for provisioning of databases that requires a bulk transfer of data within a distributed computing environment, such as a grid. The approaches do not require the manual intervention of a DBA to, for example, transfer a tablespace between the file systems of operating systems.... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20110029586 - Stashing of locally persisted data to network accessible storage: Techniques are disclosed for identifying and stashing all or portions of application data to a network accessible storage device or location. Identifying and stashing are accomplished in a fashion that is transparent to a user such that a user is not burdened by the process of managing and stashing a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110029587 - Updating retrieval codes in response to file transfers: A system comprises processing logic, a data structure that contains one or more retrieval codes, each retrieval code comprising a first portion and a second portion, and a network interface by which the system couples to other systems external to the system. The processing logic updates the first portion of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property AdministrationPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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