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Data processing: database and file management or data structures March listing by industry category 03/11Below 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. 03/31/2011 > 114 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110078108 - Agentless data collection: Tools and techniques for collecting data from target systems without the need for installation of expensive and high-maintenance software agents on the target systems. In some cases, these tools can be used to collect performance data from collection targets while still allowing the operator(s) of the collection targets to govern... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110078109 - Mini-form view for data records: Methods, program products, and systems for mini-form view of data records are described. Each data records can be formatted according to a layout. The layout can define an arrangement of various data fields for display. To display multiple data records, an image can be created for each formatted data record.... Agent:
20110078110 - Filesystem replication using a minimal filesystem metadata changelog: In general, the invention relates to replicating a source file system stored on a first memory by obtaining a first unread entry from a changelog associated with the source file system, querying the source file system using the first unread entry to obtain a current first object file status, a... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110078111 - Method for storing media captured using a portable electronic device: A method for updating data in a media storage location includes: storing an identity on a portable electronic device, the identity allowing access to the media storage location; storing a file in a device memory of the portable electronic device, the file being captured by a media capturing component of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110078112 - Method and system for transferring duplicate files in hierarchical storage management system: In order to provide HSM that can effectively use the storage capacity of an upper Tier in an HSM system, a lower Tier of the HSM system detects a group of files having the same data content from a plurality of files stored in the lower Tier, and keeps at... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110078113 - System and method to determine database schema impact: Database management systems associate a user identifier with an application and monitor access by the application to a database replication. Any changes to a schema associated with the database replication or different instances of the database are identified based on the monitoring. Identified changes are verified and a usage parameter... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110078114 - Independently variably scoped content rule application in a content management system: A content management system (CMS) synchronization mechanism synchronizes content attributes, preferably in metadata, with content documents. For each of one or more content attributes (e.g. metadata fields), a respective content document context is associated. Each attribute is synchronized to content in the content document according to the associated context. Preferably,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078115 - Methods of consistent data protection for multi-server applications: A system according to one embodiment includes at least one processor configured to: receive a request to perform a snapshot of data associated with an application running on multiple servers; instruct I/O Freezers on different servers to freeze data requests from instances of the application running on the servers; and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078117 - Backup control apparatus and method eliminating duplication of information resources: A backup control apparatus which references duplication management information which includes first stored location information indicating the stored location of first information resource and second stored location information indicating the stored location of a second information resource which duplicates the first information resource, and identifies, from among a plurality of... Agent:
20110078116 - Method for controlling the distribution of data blocks and apparatus for the same: Methods of and apparatuses for controlling the distribution of data block in a peer-to-peer network and adjusting the distribution of data block in an user equipment end are provided. The system disclosed herein is able to calculate and evaluate the usage of the stream data block based on the present... Agent: Synacast Computer System (shanghai) Co., Ltd.
20110078118 - Backup of incremental metadata in block based backup systems: Performing a backup is disclosed. A changed portion of a file system tree is determined based at least in part on a stored state of the file system tree at a time a prior block based backup of the file system tree was performed. Incremental metadata associated with the changed... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110078119 - Virtual disk drive system and method: A disk drive system and method capable of dynamically allocating data is provided. The disk drive system may include a RAID subsystem having a pool of storage, for example a page pool of storage that maintains a free list of RAIDs, or a matrix of disk storage blocks that maintain... Agent:
20110078120 - Method, system and devices for communicating between an internet browser and an electronic device: A method, system and devices for communicating between an Internet browser and an electronic device are described. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for communicating between a computer and an electronic device connected to the computer through a communications protocol, the computer being in communication with... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110078121 - Storage subsystem: The data up to a point of time whereat failure has occurred will be restored at high speed at a remote site without imposing any burden on a host. The first storage system on the master side processes an I/O request from the host, and as a result of I/O... Agent:
20110078122 - Data set selection mechanism: A system for quickly identifying correlated data with a set of matching criteria in structured data. The data is presented as a user interface mechanism such as a slider that can be integrated into existing applications. The user can use the slider to identify the correlated data the user wishes... Agent: Sap-ag
20110078124 - Information creating apparatus, recording medium in which an information creating program is recorded, information creating method, node apparatus, recording medium in which a node program is recorded, and retrieval method: An information creating apparatus creates a leaf page information including one or more records with a key information to be compared with a retrieval key information inputted for retrieval of a record. The apparatus creates, based on the key information of the record included in the leaf page information, a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110078123 - Managing data consistency between loosely coupled components in a distributed computing system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for maintaining distributed state consistency in a distributed computing application. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for maintaining distributed state consistency in a distributed computing application can include registering a set of components of a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078125 - Method and device for content personalisation using file repair requests: The invention relates to a method for generating a personalized content file for a user entity using a file repair request for identifying a user. The file repair request is initiated by generating a preliminary file that is transmitted to the user entity, the preliminary file containing a predetermined placeholder.... Agent:
20110078126 - Method, system, and program for lock and transaction management: Disclosed is a method, system, and program for lock management. Under control of a lock manager, lock request queuing is performed, heartbeat functions are performed, and state information is maintained.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078127 - Searching for information based on generic attributes of the query: Searching information includes: receiving current query data from a client; extracting generic attribute features of the current query data, wherein the generic attribute features are used for calculating a plurality of confidence degrees of the current query data that correspond to a plurality of categories, each of the confidence degrees... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110078128 - System and method for creating, searching and using a search macro: A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network... Agent:
20110078129 - System and method of searching, sharing, and communication in a plurality of networks: A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network... Agent:
20110078130 - Word deletion for searches: A searcher can be configured to improve search results through the use of intelligent word deletion. A search auto categorizer (SAC) operates on the original query and returns a list of leaf categories and a distribution of probabilities among the leaf categories. The original query is parsed into word pairs... Agent: Shopzilla, Inc.
20110078131 - Experimental web search system: Described is the running of search-related experiments on a full (or partial) offline snapshot copy of the search engine documents of an actual production system. A snapshot experimentation subsystem runs experimental code related to web searches on the offline data, including to run experimental index building code to build an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078132 - Flexible indexing and ranking for search: Described is a flexible framework for index building and document retrieval in a search environment that allows different search scenario applications to reuse index building and document retrieval code for non-scenario-specific functionality. Interfaces to various functionality of an index builder and retrieval engine are defined. An application calls the interfaces... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078133 - Searching multi-dimensional data: Techniques for searching multi-dimensional data are provided. The techniques include providing a parallelization framework for a search algorithm, wherein the search algorithm exposes one or more architecture-sensitive tunable optimization parameters, and using the one or more architecture-sensitive tunable optimization parameters to tune the search algorithm to search multi-dimensional data in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078134 - System and method for aviding three-valued logic in predicates on dictionary-encoded data: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for dictionary encoding data without using three-valued logic is provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, a method includes encoding data in a database table using a dictionary, wherein the data includes values representing NULLs. A query having a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078135 - Database index monitoring system: An index monitoring system for selectively removing an index, where the index is used in a computerized database search. An example method implemented by the system includes displaying a list of indexes on the display device; providing an indication of an index usage criterion associated with each of two or... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110078136 - Method and system for providing relationships in search results: A method and system for providing relationships in search results are provided. The method includes indexing an entity in a search index as an entity index entry, the entity index entry including facets providing information on the entity type and related entities. Search results are obtained by a search engine... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078137 - System and method for generating use statistics for location-based applications: A system for analyzing the use of location-based service applications including: a mobile device. A carrier-positioning infrastructure interacts with the mobile device for enabling the use of location-based applications by the mobile device. A mobile location-based application provider communicates with the carrier-positioning infrastructure to provide a location-based application to the... Agent: Loc-aid Technologies, Inc.
20110078138 - System for matching property characteristics or desired property characteristics to real estate agent experience: A method and system dynamically matches real estate agent experience with property characteristics submitted by a customer through evaluating an agent's history of home closings in light of the requested home characteristics. The agent results may be displayed directly or integrated with search engine results.... Agent:
20110078139 - Travelogue locating mining for travel suggestion: A location extraction component analyzes a set of travelogues to identify all of the locations mentioned therein. A co-occurrence extraction component computes co-occurrence values for the identified locations. When the identity of a specified location is received, suggested locations for the specified location are identified through the use of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078140 - Method and system for user guided search navigation: A system, method and computer program product for presenting Uniform Resource Locator (URL) search results in response to a user query. The method includes receiving inputs from a plurality of users, each input from a respective user representing a path traversal of web pages identified by that user as having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078141 - Database and method for evaluating data therefrom: A computer system for calculating a quantity from a set of input values is disclosed. The computer system comprises a database that is configured to store a sequence of first input values xn wherein n=1, 2, . . . i, wherein for any value of n, xn lies between xn+1... Agent:
20110078142 - Internet-user accessible system database computer method and system for analyzing government legsilationand legislative documents, statutes, bills, by-laws, proposals and amendments: The present invention relates to a computer method and system for analyzing, critiquing and providing feedback on or for government legislation and legislative documents, statutes, bills, by-laws, proposals and amendments hereto for referred to as legislation or legislative document, and more particularly, to a computer method and system for quantifying... Agent: Litcentral, Inc.
20110078145 - Automated patient/document identification and categorization for medical data: A method, including receiving a data source selection from a user or software application, the data source including medical information of a plurality of patients, receiving, from the user or software application, a data pattern that is related to a concept to be explored in the data source, querying the... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa Inc.
20110078144 - Hierarchical sequential clustering: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for analyzing sequential data. Analyzing the sequential data can include grouping or clustering data that are similar in some way, e.g., similar ranges of quantities, similar categories, etc. More specifically, a method for hierarchical clustering of sequential data can comprise creating a... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110078143 - Mechanisms for privately sharing semi-structured data: Mechanisms are provided for anonymizing data comprising a plurality of graph data sets. The mechanisms receive input data comprising a plurality of graph data sets. Each graph data set comprises data for generating a separate graph from graphs associated with other graph data sets. The mechanisms perform clustering on the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078146 - Systems and methods for using metadata to enhance data identification operations: Systems and methods for managing electronic data are disclosed. Various data management operations can be performed based on a metabase formed from metadata. Such metadata can be identified from an index of data interactions generated by a journaling module, and obtained from their associated data objects stored in one or... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110078147 - Segmentation of search topics in query logs: A system identifies the tasks that a user is attempting to perform when submitting a series of search queries. A task may be categorized hierarchically into a mission and a goal in order to classify a series of queries and determine the user's intent. The user's mission may be an... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110078150 - Intelligent sorting and correlation of email traffic: A method comprises receiving a plurality of emails. Each of the plurality of emails comprises message information and header information. The header information comprises subject information and one or more email addresses. The method further comprises generating filtered email data comprising email addresses by at least filtering message information and... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110078149 - Management of access to data distributed across multiple computing devices: Methods, systems and apparatus for a distributed data environment in which data can be seamlessly accessed from remote computing devices are disclosed. For a given user having multiple computing devices, a personal distributed data bank can be formed from data storage capacities resident at the multiple computing device. The given... Agent:
20110078148 - System, method and apparatus for information retrieval and data representation: A system, method, and apparatus for information retrieval are provided. Embodiments of the present invention may generate data structures that may be used to process user queries. According to embodiments of the present invention, a processor component configured to perform the operations of an indexing module and a storage module,... Agent:
20110078151 - Computer systems and methods for collecting, associating, and/or retrieving data: Systems and methods may provide collection of data and association of searchable tags with the collected data. In an embodiment, a system may include at least one sensor configured to collect a primary data, and a processor configured to date and/or time stamp the primary data, to generate at least... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110078153 - Efficient retrieval of variable-length character string data: Prefixes are registered on a first list as index elements for respective registration patterns. Each prefix is selected as the longest of different-length prefixes that are extractable from a registration pattern in accordance with an extraction rule. Suffixes, which are the remaining parts of the registration patterns excluding the respective... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110078152 - Method and system for processing text: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing an electronic text document. The method includes obtaining a character from the document. The method also includes obtaining a hash input code from a character map, the hash input code corresponding to the character. The method also includes... Agent:
20110078155 - Method for determining communicative value: A method of determining which users are experts and which tags are appropriate without some of the disadvantages of the prior art is described. The level of a user's expertise is determined based on previous tags, the categorization of one or more tags, and the rating of the tags previously... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20110078154 - Recruitment screening tool: A recruitment screening tool is configured to generate a respective resume score for each of a plurality of candidate resumes based on a comparison of each resume to predetermined resume criteria by a candidate screener. The recruitment screening tool compares each respective resume score to a predetermined scoring scale having... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110078156 - Time-weighted scoring system and method: A time-weighted score accumulation system and method are provided herein.... Agent:
20110078158 - Automatic taxonomy enrichment: Techniques for enriching a taxonomy using one or more additional taxonomies are provided. The techniques include receiving two or more taxonomies, wherein the two or more taxonomies comprise a destination taxonomy and one or more additional taxonomies, determining one or more relevant portions of the two or more taxonomies by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078159 - Long-query retrieval: Described herein is a technology that facilitates efficient large-scale similarity-based retrieval. In several embodiments documents, images, and/or other multimedia files are compactly represented and efficiently indexed to enable robust search using a long-query in a large-scale corpus. As described herein, these techniques include performing decomposition of a file, e.g., a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078157 - Opinion search engine: A computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon computer-executable instructions which, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to implement an opinion search engine. The instructions to implement an opinion search engine cause the computer to collect opinion data about one or more objects from the Internet, extract metadata about... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078160 - Recommending one or more concepts related to a current analytic activity of a user: Methods and apparatus are provided for recommending one or more concepts related to a current analytic activity of a user. One or more concepts related to a current analytic activity of a user are recommended by maintaining a logical record of analytic activity of the user by recording one or... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078161 - System and method for sharing and display of favorites among multiple users: A system and method for sharing and displaying lists among multiple users is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a first list of items from a first user device, generating a sorted list based on at least the first list and a second list, and displaying the sorted... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110078163 - Method and system for network fault management: Methods of processing record data are presented, together with a Central Management Node for processing record data, and Management Subsystem DataBases for providing a record data set and matching record data. Triggered by service related network fault event, a key table comprising at least one key type is determined, based... Agent:
20110078162 - Web-scale entity summarization: Described is a summarizing a web entity (e.g., a person, place, product or so forth) based upon the entity's appearance in web documents (e.g., on the order of hundreds of millions or billions of webpages). Webpages are separated into blocks, which are then processed according to various features to filter... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078165 - Document-fragment transclusion: A transclusion method provides for transclude copying a source fragment of a source document into a target document. As a result, the target document contains a target fragment. The target fragment is a copy of the source fragment. A reference to the source document is included with the target fragment... Agent:
20110078164 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing a rational range test for data translation: A method for providing a data translation may include receiving an input string comprising a free text response indicative of a physiologic condition, and applying a selected transform to the input string to transform the input string into a translated value indicative of a value associated with the physiologic condition... Agent:
20110078166 - Method and apparatus for creating and utilizing information representation of queries: An approach is provided for creating and utilizing information representation of queries. A query application receives a query. The query application expresses the query as a resource description framework graph. The query application causes at least in part storage of the query resource description framework graph.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110078168 - Compiling co-associating bioattributes using expanded bioattribute profiles: A bioinformatics method, software, database and system for compiling attribute combinations that co-associate with a query attribute (i.e., an attribute of interest) are presented in which expanded attribute profiles associated with a group of query-attribute-positive individuals and expanded attribute profiles associated with a group of query-attribute-negative individuals are accessed, and... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20110078167 - System and method for topic extraction and opinion mining: Methods, apparatus, and systems to determine a niche market of items or services, the first phase of which identifies a gap between demand and supply for a set of items. Session logs may be evaluated to compare transactions involving a specific item to those of a larger group of items.... Agent:
20110078175 - Auditing search requests in a relationship analysis system: A method comprises receiving one or more search requests from one or more users, each search request comprising a request for relationship information that is determined using email data, and each search request including at least one of a first name, a last name, and a company name of a... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110078181 - Communication device: A communication device includes: an entry search information storage unit to store entry flag information indicating a type of an entered frame and entry search information having entry control information as control information of the entered frame, a flag generating unit to generate frame flag information indicating a type of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078177 - Database and method for evaluating data therefrom: A computer system for use in determining the minimum and/or maximum value of a specified subsequence of a sequence of values is disclosed. The computer system comprises a database that is configured to store a sequence of values, to identify a minimum and/or maximum value of the sequence of values,... Agent:
20110078169 - Electronic blueprint evaluation system for approving blueprints: A method (and system) for electronically approving a blueprint file on a centralized repository. The centralized repository receives or retrieves a blueprint file and extracts from one or more libraries, one or more applicable rules. Each rule is comprised of at least one function and of at least one parameter.... Agent: Accela, Inc.
20110078179 - Electronic dictionary and recording medium to record dictionary information display control program: An electronic dictionary including: a dictionary storage unit to store dictionary information in which headwords and explanation information are correlated, respectively; an input unit; a CPU to retrieve a headword corresponding to the search string inputted by the input unit from the dictionary storage unit, display the headword in a... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110078176 - Image search apparatus and method: An apparatus includes a string-accepting section that accepts a string; a first retrieval section that retrieves a first characteristic to be used for image search from a database storing sensitivity words and nouns in association with characteristics using a combination of a sensitivity word and a noun extracted from the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110078180 - Information acquiring terminal apparatus, and method and recording medium storing an information acquisition: An information acquiring terminal apparatus that acquires information through a line that charges on basis of a given charge system based on at least one of a communication distance and a communication time, includes: an acquisition subject attribute setting portion that sets an attribute of information to acquire depending on... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110078171 - Marketing project filter search tools: Systems and methods are provided to enable filtered searches of marketing-related data by extracting marketing project information, including marketing activities, promotions, and campaigns information from an existing marketing system database and restructuring the extracted information in a hierarchical series of selectable nodes. In an embodiment, some of the nodes may... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078170 - Routing a teleportation request based on compatibility with user contexts: A teleportation proxy and teleportation proxy service which monitors the usage of a networked computer or terminal to determine contextual metadata for a user reflecting current usage of the networked computer or terminal. A search engine then searches metadata of virtual universe locations in accordance with at least a portion... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078173 - Social network user interface: A method to easily, quickly and visually identify experts, relevant tags, information associated with the experts, important topics, and emerging trends without some of the disadvantages of the prior art is disclosed. The present invention provides a novel user interface that connects general queries, users, tags, and information sources together.... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20110078172 - Systems and methods for audio asset storage and management: Systems and methods for providing audio asset information using an audio asset information storage system are provided. The storage system includes a data store containing video program information associated with a video program that embeds the known audio asset. The storage system receives a number of requests to identify the... Agent:
20110078174 - Systems and methods for scheduling recordings using cross-platform data sources: Systems and methods are provided for scheduling media asset actions (e.g., media asset reminders, media asset recordings, etc.) on media assets, based on a user's list of favored artists (e.g., actor/actress, band, celebrity, etc.). A system that obtains a list of artists that are favored by a user is provided.... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20110078178 - View server and method for providing specific data of objects and/or object types: A central data server provides data of objects and/or object types. The data are configured as metadata which characterise content available at a site arranged outside a memory of the data server. The data have a validity range and/or a solution space. The contents are uniform within the validity range... Agent:
20110078185 - Extensible data provider querying and scheduling system: Embodiments provide an independent layer between an application user interface and various data sources so that both the user interface and data sources can be added to, removed, or modified without affecting the other. The independent layer provides scalability to allow data sources and data providers to be plugged into... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078184 - Mobile terminal and method of searching a contact in the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit communicating with a server providing a social network service, a memory storing a contact list and account information related to the social network service, a user input unit receiving a search query, a controller searching for a contact person in the contact... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110078182 - Systems and methods for generating a list of vehicles and for providing instructions for loading storage space: Systems and methods for providing instructions for loading objects into a storage space and for generating an optimized list of vehicles. The methods include generating a list of objects including receiving an object characteristic, retrieving an object based on the object characteristic, and receiving a selection of a retrieved object.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110078183 - Value help search system and method: A computer-implemented system and method for implementing a value help search that includes receiving a value help search criteria from a user and sending the value help requests to multiple backend systems using a server computer system in a service oriented architecture system. Sending the value help search criteria may... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078186 - Xpath evaluation in an xml repository: XPath evaluation in an XML data repository includes parsing an input XPath query using a simple path file to generate an execution tree about the XPath query, where the simple path file includes an XML file that is generated based on the hierarchical architecture of a plurality of XML files... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078187 - Semantic query by example: A computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for producing a semantic query by example are provided. The method includes receiving examples of potential results from querying a database table with an associated ontology, and extracting features from the database table and the examples based on the associated ontology. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078188 - Mining and conveying social relationships: Techniques and tools described herein mine social information from a source and store the social information in a database. Responsive to a search object, the techniques search the stored social information and determine social relationships. The techniques further provide, via a graphical user interface, the social relationships determined from the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078189 - Network graph evolution rule generation: A network's evolution is characterized by graph evolution rules. A graph that represents an evolutionary network is mined to identify evolutional patterns of the network, and graph evolution rules are generated using identified evolutional patterns. The generated graph evolution rules represent the evolutional patterns of the network.... Agent:
20110078191 - Handwritten document categorizer and method of training: A method and an apparatus for training a handwritten document categorizer are disclosed. For each category in a set into which handwritten documents are to be categorized, discriminative words are identified from the OCR output of a training set of typed documents labeled by category. A group of keywords is... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110078192 - Inferring lexical answer types of questions from context: A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for searching for an inferred lexical answer type from the context of a question. One embodiment comprises determining from a question an original lexical answer type (LAT), extracting the context in which said original LAT occurs within the question, and identifying... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078193 - Query expansion through searching content identifiers: Techniques and technologies for expanding a gallery by seeding the gallery with seed query results. A template is identified which is associated with the subjects of the seed queries and content identifiers are identified which include the template. These content identifiers are used to expand the gallery to include more... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078194 - Sequential information retrieval: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for retrieving sequential information from a dataset. More specifically, retrieving sequential information from a dataset including one or more existing sequences can comprise receiving a query sequence representing a sequence against which the one or more existing sequences in the dataset is... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110078190 - Social network mapping: Techniques for social network mapping are described. In an implementation, properties of a user's contacts with two services are analyzed to identify matching contacts. Contacts may be determined to correspond to the same user when sufficient common properties are found between the contacts. For unmatched contacts following the property analysis,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078198 - Automatic serial number and request id allocation in a replicated (cloned) certificate authority and data recovery management topology: A Serial Number Management System (SNMS) automatically manages the allocation of unique serial numbers to certificate authority servers in a replicated server environment. The SNMS automatically detects that a Certificate Authority (CA) server has a need for a new set of unused serial numbers. The SNMS obtains a global serial... Agent:
20110078195 - Customer data separation in a service provider scenario: Data separation for various customers is provided in an enterprise environment. Managing data associated with customers can involve assigning a customer attribute to customer records comprising a group of objects or assigning a group of objects to customer records. Each object in the group of objects can reference a customer... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078197 - File resharing management: Managing file distribution in an online file sharing system implemented by at least one server includes inviting a first entity to access a shared file hosted by the online file sharing system, and allowing the first entity to reshare the shared file through the online file sharing system with at... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078196 - Rationed computer usage: A computing system includes an access prevention module that selectively locks use of one or more system resources of that computing system. A vision-based input module is configured to recognize a data-encoded tag while the access prevention module locks use of the one or more system resources. A lookup module... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078202 - Communication terminal, search server and communication system: According to conventional arts, object data must be included in video data in advance. However, including the object data in the video data causes a problem to increase a data amount to be transmitted from a broadcasting station (transmission terminal) to a reception terminal. In addition, according to the conventional... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20110078201 - Ragged and unbalanced hierarchy management and visualization: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture provide the ability to define a view of data in a computer system A relational database management system (RDBMS) executes and stores the information in the computer system. As part of a process and framework, a series of business rules and process workflows... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20110078200 - Systems and methods for conditioning the distribution of data in a hierarchical database: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for conditioning the distribution of data in a hierarchical database. A data store can store data in a hierarchical format. Higher-level data, such as yearly profit, may be desired to be spread from parent nodes to lower nodes, such as quarters. Parent nodes can... Agent:
20110078199 - Systems and methods for the distribution of data in a hierarchical database via placeholder nodes: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for the distribution of data in a hierarchical database via placeholder nodes. A data store can store data in a hierarchical schema. Higher-level data, such as yearly profit, may be desired to be spread from parent nodes to lower nodes, such as quarters. Parent... Agent:
20110078203 - System and method for application navigation: A method and system for improving application usage within a computerized application environment, comprising: capturing application navigation data within a computerized application framework, in which an application is called; resolving a target application from the application navigation data; resolving communication parameters or context used for calling the target application; analyzing... Agent: Sap Portals Israel Ltd.
20110078205 - Method and system for finding appropriate semantic web ontology terms from words: A system and method to map a set of words to a set of ontology terms, the method including determining a starting point for ontologies including terms matching a set of words, determining a term set corresponding to the set of words in an ontology context of each of the... Agent:
20110078204 - System and method to customize metadata for different users running on the same infrastructure: A metadata management system and method enables complex query searches by users, e.g., different users having different query needs, using the same infrastructure. For querying metadata, the metadata management system provides functionality for aggregating all the concepts (metadata items) and relationships of the metadata across one or more users in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078206 - Tagging method and apparatus based on structured data set: A tagging method and apparatus, including computer program products, based on a structured data set are provided, the tagging method comprising: creating classification models for respective nodes in the structured data set of an event; acquiring public opinions on the event; and tagging the opinions to corresponding nodes of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078207 - Method and apparatus for unrestricted reporting of alert states for managed objects, regardless of type: A method of identifying a unique object nested within a hierarchy of objects in a computing system includes identifying the unique object by its class and instance in a syntax readable by the computing system; identifying at least one parent object by its class and instance in the syntax; and... Agent:
20110078208 - Method and system for storing contact information in a network contact database: The invention provides a method comprising, receiving an indication of a desire for contact information associated with given media content, obtaining the contact information associated with the given media content in response to the indication and causing the obtained contact information to be stored in a database associated with a... Agent:
20110078209 - Semi-tailored standard clothing system: Ready made clothes sizing system wherein three specific measurements of the wearer is used as input into the system, where the system further comprises a number of population related tables, where the tables contain measurement data correlated to each specific population, and where each specific table for each size contains... Agent:
20110078212 - Digests to identify elements in a signature process: A signature system with a mechanism to identify element(s) of a signed document includes a sender having a signature module with a digest generator. The digest generator generates digests for identifying selected elements of the document. The resulting “identifying” digests are then used in generating a signature in which the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078210 - System and method for handling validity-dependent data sets: A system and method to generically handle validity dependent data sets. A set of dimensions applicable to the data set is defined. At least one dimension is associated with a validity independent structure of the data set and at least one other dimension is associated with a validity constraint effective... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078211 - Systems and methods for analyzing and transforming an application from a source installation to a target installation: The present application is directed towards systems and methods for analyzing and transforming an application from a source installation to a target installation. Customized functions, objects, databases, and code of the source installation may be analyzed in accordance with analysis rules to create a meta-model representative of the elements of... Agent:
20110078213 - Techniques for managing functionality changes of an on-demand database system: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided techniques for managing functionality changes of an on-demand database system. The techniques facilitate implementing changes to the database system while minimize work flow reductions to users of the database system. To that end, one embodiment of the present invention delays implementation of the... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110078214 - Managing message queues: A method, and corresponding system and software, is described for writing data to a plurality of queues, each portion of the data being written to a corresponding one of the queues. The method includes, without requiring concurrent locking of more than one queue, determining if a space is available in... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC.
20110078215 - Updating ontology while maintaining document annotations: In a computer system, an ontology is derived from an original data source, such as from an relational database. At any time, a user can relate useful information to an ontology node, for example, by entering a document annotation into the ontology. Later, the user can retrieve the information through... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078218 - Event history storage device, event history tracking device, event history storage method, event history storage program, and data structure: When an instance targeted for tracking is divided or replicated to generate a new instance, ready and continuous tracking of a history of an event related to the original instance and the new instance is allowed. A behavior ID is assigned to an event for each instance, and an occurrence... Agent: Mitsubishi Electronic Corporation
20110078217 - Method of obtaining an electronically-stored financial document: A method for a bank to obtain an electronically-stored financial document is disclosed. The financial document includes a specific document parameter, such as a record date. The bank maintains the financial document in an off-site storage system when the record date is later than a pre-selected date and in an... Agent: Mirror Imaging L.L.C.
20110078216 - One-to-one and one-to-many relationships in databases: Methods, systems, and apparatuses describing one-to-one and one-to-many relationships in databases. A form configured to receive form data for storage in a database is received. The form includes multiple instructions to split the form data into a main fragment and data fragments, each of which is storable in the database.... Agent: Formrouter Inc.
20110078219 - Filesystem having a filename cache: A system comprising a processor, a data storage device that is accessible by the processor, and filesystem software that is executable by the processor to organize files on the data storage device are provided. The filesystem software is executable to maintain a filename cache having variable size filename entries. The... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110078220 - Filesystem building method: Network arrangements wherein a network interface receives write requests of files of a file system from a client computer, each file including respective data and respective metadata. A processor registers the metadata of a file to at least one first type storage medium and writes the data of the file... Agent:
20110071979 - Data governance manager for master data management hubs: Improved data governance solutions to enterprise-level master data storage hubs are provided by implementing data governance functionality across the operational systems, analytical systems, and master data hubs of an enterprise. Data governance functionality is provided across the systems and hubs of an enterprise by providing visibility into the operational data,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110071980 - Performance improvement of a capacity optimized storage system including a determiner: A system for storing data comprises a performance storage unit and a performance segment storage unit. The system further comprises a determiner. The determiner determines whether a requested data is stored in the performance storage unit. The determiner determines whether the requested data is stored in the performance segment storage... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110071981 - Automated integrated high availability of the in-memory database cache and the backend enterprise database: A cluster manager is configured to manage a plurality of copies of a mid-tier database as a mid-tier database cluster. The cluster manager may concurrently manage a backend database system. The cluster manager is configured to monitor for and react to failures of mid-tier database nodes. The cluster manager may... Agent:
20110071982 - Offline restructuring of dedb databases: An IMS DEDB database restructure operation creates an empty offline DEDB having the desired structure. The offline database is populated with data from a source (online) database while keeping the source database online (i.e., available for access and update operations). Updates to the source database made during this process are... Agent: Bmc Software, Inc.
20110071983 - Server image migration: A system includes a first site having a first server and a first storage system, a second site including a second server and a second storage system, and a third site coupled to the first and second sites, the third site having gold images. A method of migrating a virtual... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110071984 - Area-specific reload of database: A hierarchical database stores data for the database in a plurality of areas. A disclosed technique allows reorganization of one or more areas of the database without stopping the entire database. The areas to be reorganized are first stopped, then the areas are unloaded, reorganized, and reloaded, before restarting the... Agent: Bmc Software, Inc.
20110071985 - Determining component usage for databases: Determinations are made regarding which database components are installed with a database installation. A recovery manual generator accesses system recovery data to generate a system recovery manual based on the system recovery data. A database feature auditor determines, based in part on the system recovery data, which database features are... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110071986 - Method for mass-deleting data records of a database system: t
20110071987 - File handling for naming conflicts: A file operations engine is provided that manages many user interactions with their files via a computer system. The operation engine may provide a user with the option to keep both files that have a file name conflict. It may further permit the user to rename a file involved with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110071988 - Data revision synchronization in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a processing module determining dispersed storage (DS) units that are storing a set of encoded data slices associated with a data segment and sending a revision level check request message to each of the DS units. The method continues with the processing module receiving revision level... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110071989 - File aware block level deduplication: A system provides file aware block level deduplication in a system having multiple clients connected to a storage subsystem over a network such as an Internet Protocol (IP) network. The system includes client components and storage subsystem components. Client components include a walker that traverses the namespace looking for files... Agent: Ocarina Networks, Inc.
20110071990 - Fast history based compression in a pipelined architecture: A novel and useful system and method of fast history compression in a pipelined architecture with both speculation and low-penalty misprediction recovery. The method of the present invention speculates that a current input byte does not continue an earlier string, but either starts a new string or represents a literal... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110071991 - Systems and methods for geometric data compression and encryption: Systems, methods, and physical computer-readable storage media for performing geometric data compression and geometric data decompression and/or geometric data encryption and geometric data decryption. A virtual geometric compression object is generated within a computer system by defining a plurality of discrete elements arranged in a geometric shape and assigning one... Agent: Crucs Holdings, LLC
20110071992 - Attribute rule enforcer for a directory: An attribute rule enforcer evaluates the attributes of a call to add, modify, or delete information in a directory, such as a lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) directory. The attribute rule enforcer determines if the attributes of the call comply with predetermined rules governing the directory's content. The directory attribute... Agent:
20110071993 - Method and system for efficient enforcement of derived locks in a hierarchical structure: An improved approach is described for handling locks and locking for hierarchical structures. The approach efficiently captures lock information for hierarchical nodes as well as for the enforcement of derived locks. Support is provided for locking of leaf nodes as well as for locking of intermediate nodes.... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110071994 - Method and system to securely store data: Secure management of data is provided by selectively accessing multiple databases. The method and system includes substituting data of a predetermined field in a record with a key generated to correspond to the data, storing the record with the key in the predetermined field in a first database and associating... Agent: Appsimple, Ltd
20110071995 - Systems and methods for implementing multi-application tabs and tab sets: A sharing model enables users to easily and conveniently create and share standard and custom database objects, and applications, among users or groups of users. The sharing model includes systems and methods that allow users to conveniently create and customize tabs and tab sets that define relationships between custom objects... Agent: Salesforce.com,inc.
20110071996 - Systems and methods for implementing multi-application tabs and tab sets: A sharing model enables users to easily and conveniently create and share standard and custom database objects, and applications, among users or groups of users. The sharing model includes systems and methods that allow users to conveniently create and customize tabs and tab sets that define relationships between custom objects... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110071998 - Network system and communication device: A network system includes a first communication device, a second communication device and a keyword database. The first communication device includes a first input device and a first search device. The first input device allows a user to input a keyword. The first search device is capable of carrying out... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110071997 - Systems and methods for direction of communication traffic: An internet traffic redirection architecture is disclosed that allows for directing of various traffic to specified sites. The system and method allow a controller, such as an ISP, to benefit from unresolved IP Address requests and keyword and hotword queries by capturing this traffic and directing it to participating partners... Agent:
20110071999 - Selecting and presenting user search results based on user information: A search engine stores different taxonomies that each specifies categories and relationships between the categories. When the search engine receives a request having a search query, the search engine determines which taxonomy, if any, it should use to generate a search engine results page. The search engine bases this determination... Agent:
20110072000 - Systems and methods for providing advanced search result page content: The present invention provides a method and system for generating search results including receiving a search request and accessing a corpus of data relating to web content to determine relevant content. The method and system includes determining at least one semantic object in the search results set and generating an... Agent:
20110072001 - Systems and methods for providing advanced search result page content: The present invention provides a method and system for generating search results including receiving a search request including at least one search term and accessing a corpus of data to determine relevant content for inclusion in a search result set on the basis of the search request. The method and... Agent:
20110072002 - System and method of search validation: A method of validating results of a host search engine (50), the method including the steps of scanning all data objects deliverable via a web interface with a scanning engine (25) and executing a matching engine (35) to generate a report set containing content missed by the host search engine... Agent:
20110072003 - Method and apparatus for creating and utilizing information signatures: An approach is provided for efficiently searching information in an information space utilizing information signatures. A signature application receives queries over information sources. The signature application, for each of the queries, generates a polynomial by defining the each query against the information sources as input parameters in polynomial form. The... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110072004 - Efficient xpath query processing: A system, method and program product for processing an inputted XPath query against an XML document. A method is disclose that includes: generating a path index and an MTree structure index from the XML document using a computing device, wherein the MTree structure index has at least one qpath; executing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072005 - Nearest-neighbor geographic search: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus for use in searching a geographic database to retrieve geographic objects one cell from a neighborhood of cells at a time. A cell neighborhood can be defined using a grid of cells and an initial, or center, point. A first neighborhood is identified... Agent:
20110072006 - Management of data and computation in data centers: Data and computation may be unified (i.e., integrated) in a data center using a single query interface. Users may interact with the data center via a query interface to provide a query (i.e., a computation) to the data center. The results of the query may be referred to as derived... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072007 - System and method for caching database reports: A method of report caching includes recording a user ID, a timestamp including at least a connection date and at least one SQL query associated with a report requested by a user from the database system for each connection of the user to the database system over a predetermined period.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110072008 - Query optimization with awareness of limited resource usage: 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 awareness of limited resource usage includes identifying limited resource usage for each possible plan being... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20110072009 - Space efficient visualization of pedigree data: A method of visually representing pedigree data is provided. A root individual in a genealogical dataset is identified. A first parent and a second parent of the identified root individual are identified from the genealogical dataset. A third parent and a fourth parent of the identified first parent are identified... Agent:
20110072010 - Systems and methods for personalized search sourcing: The present invention provides a method and system for customized search results in an advanced search results page including vertical searching pivot points for personalizing and refining searching operations. The method includes tracking user network activities and receiving a search query from the user, the search query including a plurality... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110072011 - Method and system for scoring texts: A computer-implemented method, computer-readable medium and system for scoring a text are disclosed. Themes within one or more texts may be determined and used to score each text, where an overall score for each text may indicate a respective importance and/or value of each text. The score for each text... Agent: Lexxe Pty Ltd.
20110072012 - System and method for information seeking in a multimedia collection: An apparatus and method facilitate combined query based searching with serendipitous browsing in a multimedia collection. A user selects objects to label from a local map, which may include representations of objects retrieved from the collection as being responsive to a text or image base query. The text and image... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110072013 - Algorithm and implementation for fast computation of content recommendations: In various example embodiments, a system and associated method for fast computation content recommendation is provided. A dynamic user profile for a user is determined. The dynamic user profile is based on one or more fingerprints of viewed documents by the user. One or more relevant documents are determined based... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20110072014 - Patent mapping: The present inventive subject matter provides systems, methods, software, and data structures for patent mapping, storage, and searching. Some such embodiments include mapping patent documents, claims, and claim limitations. Some further embodiments provide for searching a universe of patent documents by patent document, claim, limitation, class, element, or concept.... Agent: Foundationip, LLC
20110072016 - Density-based data clustering method: A density-based data clustering method, comprising a parameter-setting step, a first retrieving step, a first determination step, a second determination step, a second retrieving step, a third determination step and first and second termination determination steps. The parameter-setting step sets parameters. The first retrieving step retrieves one data point and... Agent:
20110072019 - Document managing apparatus, document managing method, and storage medium: An object list LO in which information of each object included in a structured document has been collected in a list format is formed. Objects in which a distance in the vertical direction of a document is equal to a threshold value or less are included in one object group... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110072017 - Domain independent system and method of automating data aggregation: A computer automated method of aggregating data includes the steps of inputting a set of user-defined instructions into a computer database system, inputting a user query into the computer database system, mining the computer database system for data relevant to the user query, creating a data set comprising said data... Agent: Execue, Inc.
20110072018 - Hierarchical administration of resources: A method and system for administering assets in a hierarchical manner is provided. A plurality of assets (e.g., computing resources, servers) are provided. A system administrator can create asset groups and administrative groups. One or more assets can be assigned to an asset group. One or more asset groups can... Agent:
20110072015 - Tagging content with metadata pre-filtered by context: Generate tags for content from metadata pre-filtered based on context. A plurality of data items is accessed. Each of the data items has metadata. A context for a user is determined (e.g., at a moment of content capture). One or more of the data items are selected based on the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072020 - Expediting reverse geocoding with a bounding region: A method for reverse geocoding location information obtained by a wireless communications device comprises determining the location information for a location, communicating the location information to a reverse geocoding server that reverse-geocodes the location information to generate location description data for a bounding region that geographically surrounds the location, receiving... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110072021 - Semantic and text matching techniques for network search: In one embodiment, access a search query comprising one or more query words, at least one of the query words representing one or more query concepts; access a network document identified for a search query by a search engine, the network document comprising one or more document words, at least... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110072022 - Method of managing life stories: System, method, and apparatus for users in an online computer system to write and keep in perpetuity their life Stories, Legacies, and Memorials and tie them together with relationships within social networks. A computer system collects data in the form of text or uploaded files entered by an individual who... Agent:
20110072023 - Detect, index, and retrieve term-group attributes for network search: In one embodiment, concept tag a network document comprising document words based on a set of document concepts, each of the document words being indexed with its position within the network document, such that for each of the document words, if the document word represents one of the document concepts,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110072024 - Method and system for probabilistically quantifying and visualizing relevance between two or more citationally or contextually related data objects: In one embodiment the present invention provides a novel method for probabilistically quantifying a degree of relevance between two or more citationally or contextually related data objects, such as patent documents, non-patent documents, web pages, personal and corporate contacts information, product information, consumer to behavior, technical or scientific information, address... Agent: Patentratings, LLC
20110072025 - Ranking entity relations using external corpus: Exemplary methods and apparatuses are disclosed that may be used to provide or otherwise support ranking entity relations utilizing the vocabulary of at least one external corpus for use in search engine information management systems.... Agent: Yahoo!, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20110072026 - System for handling program meta-data: A method of accessing program meta-data is disclosed. The method includes receiving a plurality of program meta-data virtual containers, at least one of the virtual containers comprising normalized program meta-data of programs having instances in a plurality of time windows, receiving an input indicating a selected time window, the input... Agent: Nds Limited
20110072028 - Method for reading a nonvolatile memory by means of metadata and of a look-up table: An example method for writing and reading data in electrically erasable and programmable nonvolatile memory (EEPROM) cells may include writing, in erased blocks of a first memory zone, data each having a logical address defined in relation to a virtual memory; writing, in a second memory zone, metadata structures associated... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20110072029 - Method, system and computer readable medium for addressing handling from an operating system: A method, system and computer readable medium for information handling within an operating system, including providing a record retrieval program; providing an input device within a window or screen of the operating system and configured to enter an execute command which initiates a record retrieval from local and remote information... Agent:
20110072027 - System and method for customized file comparison: A method and related data processing system and computer readable medium. A method includes receiving, in a data processing system, a first file and a second file, and receiving comparison rules. This method includes comparing the first file and the second file, by the data processing system, according to the... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.
20110072030 - Active auditing in a database system: An auditing system receives a set of audit rules from a database administrator, which define a search criteria used to identify a database object that is desired to be audited. The auditing system uses the audit rules to search through a database to identify a corresponding set of database objects... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110072031 - Method for modifying a query by use of an external system for managing assignment of user and data classifications: Disclosed is a data processing-implemented method, a data processing system, and an article of manufacture for modifying a query during compilation of the query. The query includes a request for an element of data from a table in a database and parameters identifying the requested element. The data processing-implemented method... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072032 - Transfer of data structures in sub-linear time for systems with transfer state awareness: A method for data transfer in a data processing system, and corresponding system and machine-readable medium. One method includes receiving by the data processing system a request for a data structure from a calling process, and splitting the data structure into a plurality of substructures by the data processing system.... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.
20110072033 - Suggesting related search queries during web browsing: Described is the presenting of suggested queries for web pages that are not search engine results pages, based upon the URL and/or content of a currently displayed page. The suggested query set may be dynamically extracted (locally or remotely) based upon the content of the web page, and/or obtained from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072044 - Access control system and method for wireless application provisioning: A method for controlling access to content on a network, the method comprising the steps of associating access credentials with content to be published for download receiving a content download request from a mobile device, the content download request including access information, matching the received access information with the published... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110072043 - Computer-implemented personal information manager method and system: A computer system for managing personal information. The computer system includes a dedicated computer configured to receive and store personal information transmitted by a user computer to monitor the use of the dedicated computer by a monitored individual to obtain an activity or inactivity status, and to automatically and electronically... Agent: Personal Estate Manager, Inc.
20110072040 - Image display device, method, and program: A digital photo frame 1 searches a non-volatile data base memory 15 or a network for image data based on parameters respectively related to a position and a direction in which the digital photo frame 1 is arranged, a distance or a depth from the digital photo frame 1, and... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110072037 - Intelligent media capture, organization, search and workflow: A media capture system employing a method for capturing a media stream and embedding time-based links into the resulting output for the purpose of associating the media information with other artifacts and thereby having the capability of searching for one or more pieces of information, retrieving that information, and displaying... Agent:
20110072035 - Knowledge-based method for using social networking site content in variable data applications: A method and system automatically obtain user page data from at least one social networking site, using at least one computerized device and automatically monitor the social networking site using the computerized device to detect an event. Upon the detection of an event, the method and system automatically identify a... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110072042 - Method and system for recovering missing information at a computing device using a distributed virtual file system: A method of recovering information missing from a virtual file system is implemented at a computing device that is communicatively connected to one or more storage devices. Upon receipt of a request for a file associated with an instance of the virtual file system, the computing device retrieves a set... Agent:
20110072036 - Page-based content storage system: A page-based content storage system may be provided by a method of managing content which includes generating, from a plurality of electronic files containing displayable content, a plurality of viewpages, where each viewpage contains one or more portions of the displayable content and each viewpage is displayable in a single-page... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072034 - Privacy-sensitive cooperative location naming: A location database may be configured to store a set of subjective, arbitrary, and/or ephemeral names assigned to a location by various users. When a user of a device arrives at a particular location, the device may retrieve and present to the user the set of names assigned to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072041 - Systems and methods for managing location of media ini a storage system: A system and method for operating a storage library. The system comprises a management server, a media agent connected to the management server, a library connected to the media agent and a database connected to the management server. The management server controls the media agent to monitor for the addition... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110072039 - Systems, methods, and software applications for providing an identity and age-appropriate verification registry: Systems, methods and software applications for providing an identity and age-appropriate verification registry. A system for providing an identity and age-sensitive information registry includes various modules. In one implementation, system may include a registration module configured to allow parents and their children to register an account with the registry; and... Agent:
20110072038 - Web site with content based on referring link information: Custom content for a website is communicated to a user computer responsive to receiving a request at a hosting computer from the user computer to access the website. If the request contains keywords from a previous search request initiated at the user computer, it is determined whether the keywords set... Agent:
20110072045 - Creating vertical search engines for individual search queries: In one embodiment, access a first search query received by a search engine; dynamically construct a list of network resources for the first search query, the list of network resources comprising one or more network resources that are relevant to the first search query, the list of network resources being... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110072046 - Systems and methods for providing advanced search result page content: The present invention provides a method and system for generating search results including receiving a search request and accessing a corpus of data to determine relevant content for inclusion in a search result set on the basis of the search request. The method and system includes determining at least one... Agent:
20110072047 - Interest learning from an image collection for advertising: Described herein is a technology that facilitates learning interests for advertising based on automated analysis of images. In several embodiments a person's interests are automatically learned based on the person's photographs for targeted advertising. Techniques are described that facilitate automatically detecting a user's interest from images and suggesting user-targeted ads.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072048 - Concept-structured image search: The concept-structured image search technique described herein pertains to a technique for enabling a user to indicate their semantic intention and then retrieve and rank images from a database or other image set according to this intention. The concept-structured image search technique described herein includes a new interface for image... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110072050 - Accessing digital media content via metadata: A method of using a controller unit to access content stored on a digital content storage device having one or more records containing metadata associated with the content on the storage device. The method includes downloading from the storage device to a controller unit at least some of the metadata;... Agent: Chestnut Hill Sound, Inc.
20110072049 - Dynamic process management system for processing data in various environments: The present invention relates to a dynamic process management system for processing data in various environments. The dynamic process management system includes an interface unit for receiving a specific command from a user, a process-based management unit for mapping relevant processes to memory using information about the processes in compliance... Agent: Java Information Technology Ltd.
20110072052 - Systems and methods for analyzing entity profiles: Embodiments of the subject invention comprise a computer based system and methods to collect and compare the attributes of a group of entities using data representing topic data of the entity and interaction data between entities. Embodiments of the invention comprise using minimally invasive means to automatically collect and model... Agent: Aptima Inc.
20110072053 - Method for efficient data transformation: A digraph including a plurality of ordinary nodes, at least one of a composition node and a decomposition node, and a plurality of arcs interconnecting any of said nodes.... Agent:
20110072054 - Multimedia service system based on user history: Disclosed is a user history based multimedia service system, wherein user history data include a multimedia consumption type and/or consumption behavior of the user. The consumption type data includes a start time or end time of the multimedia content consumption (i.e., simple view data), content recording time and format, content... Agent:
20110072055 - Methods and apparatus for a plug-in model for publishing structured meta-data based discovery: Methods and apparatus for publishing services and performing queries for service in a network are described herein. Service descriptions writing in a native search description language are translated to a normalized schema. The normal schema is published to the network. Queries to the network, which may be written in any... Agent:
20110072056 - Internet-based graphics application profile management system for updating graphic application profiles stored within the multi-gpu graphics rendering subsystems of client machines running graphics-based applications: A multi-user computer network, in which graphics performance of client machines running graphics-based applications is optimized using an automated Internet-based graphics application profile management system. The automated Internet-based graphics application profile management system includes an Internet-based communication server, operably connected to the infrastructure of the Internet, and to a central... Agent:
20110072057 - Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium: In an information processor which records many contents or has many contents already recorded therein, and can generate an arbitrary combination of the contents, a weight is computed for each of the contents based on either data stored in a history data file (184) or data stored in a display... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110072058 - Method and system for large volume data processing: Disclosed are a method and a system for large volume data processing for solving the problem of system collapse caused by processing delays resulting from a failure of processing a large volume of data within a scheduled time. The method allocates a server to divide a source file into multiple... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110072059 - Method and system for synchronizing a virtual file system at a computing device with a storage device: A method of synchronizing a virtual file system is implemented at a computing device. The virtual file system has a hierarchical tree structure including a plurality of tree nodes, each tree node having associated metadata and corresponding to a respective component of the virtual file system. Upon receipt of a... Agent:
20110072060 - File system having transaction record coalescing: An electronic data system comprises memory storage having stored data, file system software, and a transaction file. The transaction file is maintained by the file system software, and includes a plurality of transaction records corresponding to transactions that have been or are to be executed on one or more files... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110072061 - Optimized startup verification of file system integrity: A computer system that may be used in implementing a transaction based file system is disclosed. The computer system includes a processor, random access memory that may be accessible by the processor, and a persistent data storage device that is likewise accessible by the processor. The computer system also may... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110072062 - Method and system for resolving conflicts between revisions to a distributed virtual file system: A method of resolving conflicts between revisions to a distributed virtual file system is implemented at a computing device that is communicatively connected to a plurality of storage devices. The virtual file system at the computing device has a first revision of the virtual file system. Upon receipt of a... Agent:03/17/2011 > 80 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110066589 - Analytics information directories within a comprehensive framework for composing and executing analytics applications in business level languages: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for building and executing analytics solutions. Such a solution may provide a comprehensive analytics solution (e.g., a risk assessment, fraud detection solution, dynamic operational risk evaluations, regulatory compliance assessments, etc.). The analytics solution may perform an analytics task using operational data distributed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066590 - Analytics integration workbench within a comprehensive framework for composing and executing analytics applications in business level languages: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for building and executing analytics solutions. Such a solution may provide a comprehensive analytics solution (e.g., a risk assessment, fraud detection solution, dynamic operational risk evaluations, regulatory compliance assessments, etc.). The analytics solution may perform an analytics task using operational data distributed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066591 - Policy-based storage structure distribution: Policy-based storage and retrieval combined with a distribution algorithm results in automatic and even distribution of policy-based storage structures across a set of nodes and dynamic, automated homing or ownership of policy-based storage structures. Large numbers of policy-based storage structures may be distributed without manual administration, allowing for rapid creation... Agent: Tibco Software Inc.
20110066592 - Real time data replication: A combination of synchronous and asynchronous replication of data is used to replicate a local database to a replicated database. The typical tradeoff between synchronous and asynchronous replication is optimized by using hybrid replication, which is to use synchronous replication for inserting new data and asynchronous replication for updating existing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066593 - Method and system for capturing change of data: Disclosed are systems and methods for synchronizing data present in a target data set with data present in a source data set. The data present in the target data set is partitioned to determine a partition definition of the target data set. A target message digest is calculated for the... Agent:
20110066594 - Methods and systems for file replication utilizing differences between versions of files: Methods and systems for efficient file replication are provided. In some embodiments, one or more coarse signatures for blocks in a base file are compared with those coarse signatures for blocks of a revised file, until a match is found. A fine signature is then generated for the matching block... Agent:
20110066596 - Apparatus and method for replicating data in file system: A data replication system comprises a NAS controller and a storage system. In a first embodiment, after a NAS system takes a snapshot of a volume, the NAS system changes the referral information within the volume. Also, as an additional way to ensure the consistency after taking a snapshot, the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110066597 - Method and system for performing live migration of persistent data of a virtual machine: Persistent data of virtual machines are migrated between and across data stores using a method that provides for a bounded disk size, low performance overhead, arbitrarily low downtimes, atomic switch-over, and ability to build optimizations based around block level heuristics. The method includes the steps of copying the persistent data... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110066598 - Sequence of events recorder facility for an industrial process control environment: A sequence of events (SOE) recorder facility in a process control network environment is described herein. The SOE recorder facility is hosted by a networked node that receives digital signal status change (event) data from a networked controller. The sequence of events recorder facility receives a configured set of digital... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.
20110066599 - System and method for performing an image level snapshot and for restoring partial volume data: The present invention relates to a method for performing an image level copy of an information store. The present invention comprises performing a snapshot of an information store that indexes the contents of the information store, retrieving data associated with the contents of the information store from a file allocation... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110066600 - Forward decay temporal data analysis: A disclosed method for implementing time decay in the analysis of streaming data objects is based on the age, referred to herein as the forward age, of a data object measured from a landmark time in the past to a time associated with the occurrence of the data object, e.g.,... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110066601 - Information lifecycle cross-system reconciliation: In the described systems and methods for information lifecycle cross-system reconciliation, a number of reconciliation indicators for a certain type of data are defined. A first set of values of the reconciliation indicators are calculated at a first computer system based on data stored in a memory of the first... Agent:
20110066602 - Mapping dataset elements: Mapping one or more elements of an input dataset to one or more elements of an output dataset includes: receiving in an interface one or more mapped relationships between a given output and one or more inputs represented by input variables, at least one of the mapped relationships including a... Agent: Ab Initio Software LLC
20110066603 - Time-outs with time-reversed linear probing: A current key is received at a current arrival time at a computer. An index in an array corresponding to the current key is determined using a hash function. A previous key and a previous arrival time are retrieved from the array at the index. The array is transformed by... Agent:
20110066604 - Method and an arrangement for concurrency control of temporal data: The method is for granting access to data of a first object that has at least one temporally access controlled public attribute and a clock capable of measuring time independently of the clocks of other objects. A request to access a value of the public attribute of the first object... Agent:
20110066605 - Processes and systems for collaborative manipulation of data: Processes and systems are disclosed for accessing and providing information obtained from a source. The processes and systems allow for accessing data stored in an electronic storage medium and providing a first set of information derived from the data stored in the storage medium. The processes and systems also provide... Agent:
20110066607 - Method and system of interacting with a server, and method and system for generating and presenting search results: Method of generating search results for a search engine which allows users to provide feedback to the search engine. Historical data for all searches performed are kept by the search engine which is used to modify the results generated by other conventional means. When the results are displayed to the... Agent: Chin San Sathya Wong
20110066606 - Search engine with privacy protection: A search engine system with privacy protection, including a data indexer configured to create an index of data, a search engine configured to search the index of the data in response to a query, and create a search result set including excerpts from the data, and a privacy protector configured... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066608 - Systems and methods for delivering targeted content to a user: An architectural stack includes a rules proxy. The rules proxy may be between a web server and a HTTP proxy cache, and may be an HTTP proxy application. The rules proxy receives a user request to access a web page from the web server, captures user data (e.g., referrer data... Agent: Cbs Interactive, Inc.
20110066609 - Crawling browser-accessible applications: Crawling a browser-accessible application by causing a target application and a bridge application to run concurrently in a browser-controllable player, and iteratively receiving from the bridge application current state information of the target application, storing the state information on a data storage device if the state information is not found... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066610 - Search method, apparatus, and system for providing preview information: A search method, an apparatus, and a system for providing preview information are provided. The search method includes receiving a list of search result items and preview information from a server in real time and outputting the list and the preview information. Therefore, a search time can be efficiently reduced,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110066611 - Generating search result summaries: Embodiments are configured to provide a summary of information associated with one or more search results. In an embodiment, a system includes a summary generator that can be configured to provide a summary of information including one or more snippets associated with a search term or search terms. The system... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066612 - Method, system, and apparatus for delivering query results from an electronic document collection: A method, system, and article are provided for efficiently and effectively searching an electronic document collection. Each of the documents in the collection is pre-divided into sub-sections. One or more profiles are created, each including a selection of at least one of the sections of the documents in the collection.... Agent: Foundationip, LLC
20110066613 - Syndicated data stream content provisioning: Apparatus for syndicated data stream content provisioning, the apparatus comprising: an interaction tracker, configured to track at least one interaction of a user with at least one content object of a respective one of a group consisting of at least one syndicated data stream received on a computer device, the... Agent:
20110066614 - Systems and method for dynamic content injection using aspect oriented media programming: A system for injecting business content dynamically based on the context of the user. A media content analysis tool may be used to analyze existing media to identify features and insert tags based on the content and/or time. A media content orchestrator may be used to author scriplets containing product... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066615 - Personalization engine for building a user profile: Users of electronic documents are classified for profiling and targeting of additional relevant content. Behavioral data is gathered from user registration information and user activity, and user documents and actions are categorized. Registration information is combined with collaborative and editorial data to provide user profile information. Author-generated document classification information... Agent: Cbs Interactive, Inc.
20110066617 - Spatial querying in a data warehouse: A data warehouse that operates to receive a spatial query and return a spatial result for the spatial query, the data warehouse comprises a regular database operating to receive and process a regular query and return a query result in response to the regular query. The data warehouse also comprises... Agent:
20110066616 - Systems, methods, and software for presenting legal case histories: Systems and methods for automatically processing a textual document by identifying occurrences of a piece of text having a predetermined format in the textual document; determining a depth-of-treatment value for each piece of formatted text in the textual document, the depth-of-treatment value indicating a depth of treatment in the textual... Agent:
20110066619 - Automatically finding contextually related items of a task: Architecture for enabling a user to automatically recover documents and other information associated with work contexts and recover documents and other information artifacts associated with a specific project. The architecture enables monitoring and recording of activity information related to user interactions with information artifacts pertaining to a particular work context.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066618 - Query term relationship characterization for query response determination: Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided to determine a response to a user submitted query based, at least in part, on a relationship between and/or among a plurality of terms of the query.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110066620 - Automated boolean expression generation for computerized search and indexing: A computer implemented method of indexing a plurality of responses for later retrieval and presentation to a user in response to queries, includes, for each of the plurality of responses, receiving at least one representative query for that response. The representative query(s) represent text (e.g. natural language) query(s) to be... Agent: Intelljresponse Systems Inc.
20110066622 - Product line extraction: Methods, systems and computer readable media for extracting product lines from a plurality of product titles are provided. In one embodiment, the plurality of product titles are broken into tokens. Association rules are calculated for individual tokens and pairs of tokens. Brand specific terms and product class specific terms within... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066621 - System and method for modeling and analyzing complex scenarios: An embodiment of the present invention includes a method for analyzing and solving possibility tree. A possibility tree having a plurality of programmable nodes is constructed and solved with a solver module executed by a processor element. The solver module executes the programming of said nodes, and tracks the state... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC
20110066623 - Methods and systems for compressing indices: Systems and methods for compressing indices are described. In one aspect, a plurality of items are selected where each item has an entry in an inverted index and each item entry comprises a listing of articles that the item appears in. At least a first item entry and a second... Agent: Google Inc.
20110066624 - system and method of generating related words and word concepts: a method and system for generating related keywords based by creating relationship maps using meta keyword appearing on web pages. The present invention also relates to filtering techniques that may be deployed to reduce the skew that may be caused by inserting unrelated meta keywords under web pages.... Agent:
20110066625 - Information providing apparatus, method, and memory medium: An information providing apparatus includes: a communication unit to receive transmitted information containing first location information associated with a first communication apparatus; a registering unit to extract, from the transmitted information, one or more keywords and the first location information, and to register the first location information and the one... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110066628 - Dictionary for data deduplication: Mechanisms are provided for efficiently improving a dictionary used for data deduplication. Dictionaries are used to hold hash key and location pairs for deduplicated data. Strong hash keys prevent collisions but weak hash keys are more computation and storage efficient. Mechanisms are provided to use both a weak hash key... Agent: Ocarina Networks, Inc.
20110066627 - Display apparatus and method of providing a user interface: A method of providing a user interface (UI) and a display apparatus having the same. In a method for providing a UI, a display apparatus receives an manipulation for two or more axis directions, and searches for one of a plurality of images by applying two or more different classification... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110066626 - Merging xml documents automatically using attributes based comparison: An aspect of the present invention provides a technique to automatically merge information contained in two or more XML documents in to a single merged XML document. The merging technique is based on a comparison logic that involves comparing XML elements of one of the XML document with elements of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110066629 - Technique for providing supplemental internet search criteria: Disclosed is a system for, and method of, supplementing an interne search. The disclosed techniques may be used to receive an initial internet search criteria entered by a user at an interface (such as a web site) to the internet search engine, identify an entity representation in a database that... Agent: Lexisnexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc.
20110066630 - Multimedia object retrieval from natural language queries: A method for identifying multi-media assets from a multi-media collection, and the method implemented at least in part by a data processing system and comprising the steps of: receiving a search query, the search query, or a derivative thereof, including a possessive phrase, wherein the possessive phrase includes a possessor... Agent:
20110066638 - Bit strings search apparatus, search method, and program: Using a tree configuration wherein node groups of four or more nodes composed of combinations of branch nodes, leaf nodes or empty nodes are linked into a tree form, a bit string search by a search key string is enabled by repeatedly linking to one of the nodes of a... Agent: S. Grants Co., Ltd.
20110066637 - Fast signature scan: Systems and methods for scanning signatures in a string field. In one implementation, the invention provides a method for signature scanning. The method includes processing one or more signatures into one or more formats that include one or more fingerprints and one or more follow-on search data structures for each... Agent:
20110066641 - Handling enum queries in a communication network: A method and apparatus for handling an Enum query in a communication network. An Enum server receives an Enum query sent from an Enum client. The Enum server determines that the query requires the Enum server to contact a remote node, such as a Number Portability database, in order to... Agent:
20110066639 - Local search method for handset: The invention provides a local search method for a handset, comprising the following steps: step a, loading a handset to a local browser and a local database, and prompting the user to input a retrieval word; step b, displaying a search result and listing a function list based on the... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
20110066635 - Medical image information display apparatus, medical image information display method, and recording medium on which medical image information display program is recorded: Image observation reports and medical images are displayed correlated to each other. A second keyword group is obtained, by detecting phrases that match keywords of a first keyword group that represent organs or pathologies from within image observation reports. The organs or pathologies represented by the first keyword group are... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110066640 - Method for processing combined text information: Provided is a combined text information processing method including: at a combined text information processing system, registering a member by receiving member information containing a member ID and a phone number for message transmission on the member ID; at a user, sending combined text information to the combined text information... Agent:
20110066631 - Method of detecting character string pattern at high speed using layered shift tables: A character string pattern matching method for detecting the presence of at least one of N (N is a natural number equal to or greater than 2) patterns in specific text shifts a detection location across text by a maximum shift length using single-byte character-based layered SHIFT tables, thereby increasing... Agent: Seoul National University Industry Foundation
20110066632 - Molecular level similarity search and computer aided drug discovery process: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for searching chemical compounds referenced in chemical literature. References to chemical compounds in the documents may be transformed to corresponding references using a standard notation for representing chemical compounds. Criteria specifying desired molecular characteristics may be received. A regular expression may be... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066634 - Sending a communications header with voice recording to send metadata for use in speech recognition, formatting, and search in mobile search application: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for sending a communications header with the voice recording to send metadata for use in speech recognition, formatting, and search in searching for web content on a mobile communication facility comprising capturing speech presented by a user using a resident... Agent:
20110066633 - Shuffling playback content based on multiple criteria: Each of one or more songs in a song list is analyzed to determine whether the song satisfies a set of criteria at its current location. For each of the one or more songs that satisfies the set of criteria, the song is kept at its current location in the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066636 - Systems and methods for sharing user generated slide objects over a network: In one embodiment, a method includes, in response to an address match in connection with a request for a target structured document, identifying one or more slide objects associated with the target structured document, the one or more slide objects defining a set of anchor point definitions in the target... Agent: Border Stylo, LLC
20110066647 - Consolidating related task data in process management solutions: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing task data. A task advisor identifies a set of queries and a set of data sources mapped to a task type in a mapping entry. The task type is associated with a selected task. The mapping entry maps the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066649 - Double map reduce distributed computing framework: A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and data structure provide the ability to perform a sorted map-reduce job on a cluster. A cluster of two or more computers is defined by installing a map-reduce framework onto each computer and formatting the cluster by identifying the cluster computers, establishing communication... Agent: Myspace, Inc.
20110066642 - Method for tagging media content, portable electronic device, and computer program: A method for tagging media content captured by a portable electronic device is disclosed. The method comprises determining a time for capturing of a piece of media content; connecting, via the Internet, to at least one bulletin service; acquiring from the at least one bulletin service, a data string indicating... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communication Ab
20110066646 - Range-centric contextual information systems and methods: A computer implemented method for providing location-based services using a mobile device is provided. A first anchor is generated by sensing a location-identifying physical characteristic proximate to a mobile device present at a first location and generating a representation of the location-identifying physical characteristic; determining a descriptive identification of the... Agent: Ydreams - Informá Tica, S.a. Edificio Ydreams
20110066648 - Simultaneous reservation of brand identity: Simultaneous reservation of brand identity is disclosed. In one embodiment a method to simultaneous reserve online brand identity includes initiating a simultaneous search responsive to a single criteria, creating a uniform search result of available internet property such as trademark names, domain names, and/or social media names, searching availability of... Agent:
20110066643 - System and method for assembling, verifying, and distibuting financial information: A method and system may allow inputting data into a database of financial information from multinational sources (e.g., in the form of documents), and searching over that data. One agent may add or upload a document relating to a corporation, metadata for the document may be generated, and another agent... Agent:
20110066644 - System and method for assembling, verifying, and distibuting financial information: A method and system may allow inputting data into a database of financial information from multinational sources (e.g., in the form of documents), and searching over that data. One agent may add or upload a document relating to a corporation, metadata for the document may be generated, and another agent... Agent:
20110066645 - System and method for assembling, verifying, and distibuting financial information: A method and system may allow inputting data into a database of financial information from multinational sources (e.g., in the form of documents), and searching over that data. One agent may add or upload a document relating to a corporation, metadata for the document may be generated, and another agent... Agent:
20110066650 - Query classification using implicit labels: Described is a technology for automatically generating labeled training data for training a classifier based upon implicit information associated with the data. For example, whether a query has commercial intent can be classified based upon whether the query was submitted at a commercial website's search portal, as logged in a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066651 - Portable executable file analysis: A portable executable file is analyzed by parsing a binary image of the portable executable file to generate a parsed field. An attribute of the parsed field is determined. The attribute of the parsed field is compared to a valid characteristic of a valid corresponding field based upon, at least... Agent:
20110066652 - Conditional access to user-generated multimedia content: A method and system for distributing multimedia content may enable a user to specify a number of recipients for receiving user-generated content (UGC) provided by a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN). The UGC may be stored in a UGC library. The recipients may be specified by selecting entries in an... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110066653 - Management apparatus, information processing apparatus, and method therefor: A management apparatus to manage log information related to a process in a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus operating in cooperation with each other. The management apparatus includes a reception unit to receive first log information associated with a first user managed by the first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110066654 - operationally complete hierarchical repository in a relational database: A modular repository is described, where operational features may be implemented without the need to scan every resource included in the modular repository. A modular repository includes a dedicated set of database objects containing all information needed to access the resources in the repository. For example, the database objects of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110066655 - System and method for mutating polymorphic object components: Embodiments of the present invention provide for techniques for enabling mutation of an instantiated object between multiple underlying object types at run time. The object may alter its behavior from one object type to another at anytime without requiring a new object to be instantiated. The object's behavior may be... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110066656 - Method for the traceability of data in a collaborative service-oriented framework: A method for data management in a collaborative service-oriented workshop for processing objects associated with data representing actual data or processes. After selecting at least one first object including at least one first link, to a second object separate from the first object, at least one second link to a... Agent: Airbus Uk
20110066658 - Methods and devices employing content identifiers: Content identifiers are associated with respective metadata. Through use of the metadata, a user's experience with the content can be enhanced. A variety of other arrangements are also detailed.... Agent:
20110066657 - Navigation system and methods regarding disputed territories: Systems, devices, features, and methods for collecting or storing data corresponding to disputed territories for a geographic database, such as for use with a navigation system, are disclosed. For example, one method comprises identifying a data record that represents a geographic feature of a disputed area. An indication of dispute... Agent:
20110066659 - Systems and methods for creating structured data: A computer system implemented method of creating and using structured data from a textual input, comprising: providing a table for structured data, receiving at least one textual input, dividing at least a portion of the textual input into paragraphs, for each of the paragraphs, creating a profile by extracting predicative... Agent:
20110066660 - Systems and methods for providing mockup business objects: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for a mockup business object. The mockup business object implemented within a computer framework including other business objects. In one exemplary embodiment, the method may include generating, within the computer framework, the mockup business object based on a metadata stored within... Agent: Sap Ag
20110066661 - Apparatus and methods for displaying and determining dependency relationships among subsystems in a computer software system: A method is provided for managing, in a computer system, design of a database system having a set of schemata. The method includes, in a first computer process, extracting dependencies from the database system and identifying the set of schemata. The method further includes, for each specific schema in the... Agent: Lattix, Inc.
20110066662 - System and method for content extraction from unstructured sources: A system and method for extracting content from unstructured sources is disclosed. The method includes analyzing web pages of a website, storing text and image data for each web page of the website, extracting a plurality of entities from the web page data, scoring each entity of the plurality of... Agent: Adtuitive, Inc.
20110066663 - Multifunction multimedia device: A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described. A method for presenting additional content associated with media content identified based on a fingerprint is described. A method for identifying that an advertisement... Agent:
20110066665 - On-line invention disclosure system and docket system: An on-line invention disclosure system includes a user computer, a server and a database coupled to the server. The server provides user screens to the user to prompt the users to provide disclosure information to the server. The server receives the disclosure information from the users and stores the information... Agent: Ford Motor Company
20110066664 - Sports collaboration and communication platform: A sports management system is described herein that provides a platform and social network for those associated with youth and other sports to simplify common tasks, unify related participants, and enhance the activities surrounding playing sports. The system brings together players, parents, and coaches into an integrated experience centered on... Agent: Korrio, Inc
20110066666 - File management method and storage system: Files stored in a storage system are grouped in a metadata server, and storage servers discretely storing these files are instructed to detect file duplication and to remove duplicate data. The storage servers detect duplicate data by comparing file fragments stored by the storage servers themselves with each other. In... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110066667 - File creation method and system: A file creation method comprising:creating file content at a particular location and time using a portable device; and obtaining data from wireless communication devices detectable by the portable device at the particular location and time thereby to obtain a set of data. The set of data identifies or enables identification... Agent:
20110066668 - Method and system for providing on-demand services through a virtual file system at a computing device: A method of providing on-demand service through a virtual file system is implemented at a computing device. In response to receiving a request for a file associated with an instance of the virtual file system, the computing device checks the metadata of the requested file in the virtual file system... Agent:03/10/2011 > 62 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110060718 - Method and apparatus for organizing hierarchical data in a relational database: A relational database is provided with a plurality of data entries stored in the database. The data entries have a hierarchical relationship. The data entries are assigned a real number, unique identifier, which can be calculated using a convergent series, capable of locating each data entry in the hierarchical structure.... Agent:
20110060719 - Method for transforming setup data in business applications: The disclosure describes a method for automating the transformation data for business applications. The method involves a transformation engine using a data map between a set of physical entities corresponding to business objects in a source database instance and a corresponding set of physical entities in a target database instance.... Agent:
20110060720 - virtual management system and method: A virtual management system for completing a project, wherein the project includes a function having one or more tasks associated therewith, the system comprising: a database object (VC) for the function, wherein the database object includes a pair of database object parts (Struc and Mat); wherein a first part of... Agent:
20110060721 - Offline downloader: In a method and system for facilitating peer-to-peer networking, a download set identifying content being downloaded by a client program is transmitted to a network device. In response to an offline event indicating that the client program is no longer downloading the content over a network, an online event indicating... Agent: Vuze, Inc.
20110060722 - Centralized management mode backup disaster recovery system: The present invention provides a centralized management mode backup disaster recovery system, which comprises: a control console (104) for performing centralized control on a data container (105), a backup process module (103), storage medium (101), and a standby machine (102) through respective control operations; a production server (108) responsible for... Agent: Icon Business Systems Limited
20110060723 - Data filling station: The present invention provides system and methods for facilitating the acquisition of content. In some embodiment, the systems and method enable a user to acquire and store content on a portable device.... Agent: Trans World New York LLC
20110060724 - Distributed database recovery: A method and apparatus for recovery a cluster database is provided. Database recovery is divided among a plurality of surviving database server instances in the cluster. A surviving instance is responsible for recovering data blocks to which the surviving instance is assigned. One form of block-to-instance assignment may be based... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110060725 - Systems and methods for grid-based data scanning: A computing grid for performing scanning operations on electronic data in a networked computing environment. The data scanning operations may include scanning data for viruses or other malicious software code. The computing grid for performing data scanning operations may include one or more event detectors to detect data scanning events... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110060726 - Technique to gather statistics on very large hierarchical collections in a scalable and efficient manner: Techniques are provided for efficiently collecting statistics for hierarchically-organized collections of data. A database system leverages container-level modification time stamps and stored subtree-level change information to gather statistical information from only those resources in a hierarchical collection for which the statistics have changed since the last time that statistics were... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110060727 - Handling of expired web pages: Information indicating a time of validity of content of a web page is maintained as meta data within the page itself. A content server, in response to receipt of a request for the web page, determines whether web page has expired. If the content is determined not to have expired,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110060729 - Method for data management in a collaborative service-oriented workshop: A method for data management in a collaborative service-oriented workshop for processing objects associated with data representing real data or processes. After accessing at least one datum representing real data or processes stored in a remote device, at least one characteristic piece of information is extracted from the at least... Agent: Airbus Operations (s.a.s.)
20110060728 - Operator-specific quality management and quality improvement: Methods and systems for improving a data processing operation based on operator-specific quality management and/or monitoring. For example, operator-specific frequency of errors, error rates, error patterns and/or root causes may be identified. Operator-specific actions may then be taken based on these.... Agent: Beyondcore, Inc.
20110060730 - Reverse portal system and method: The reverse portal system and method (100) includes a search engine for finding products specified by consumers. Only registered users may search and communicate through the website. Privacy of registered users' searches is maintained. Only consumers may directly contact businesses associated with the products. Solicitation from the businesses is in... Agent:
20110060731 - System and method for optimizing queries: There is provided a computer-implemented method of optimizing a query. An exemplary method comprises determining a maximum cardinality for an operator. The query may comprise the operator. The exemplary method also comprises determining a plurality of potential implementations for the operator. The exemplary method additionally comprises generating a query plan... Agent:
20110060732 - Browse hierarchies customized for rules based custom catalogs: An arbitrary number of custom catalogs for an arbitrary number of customers can be published from a single database of seller catalog data. Custom browse hierarchies can be generated for each of the custom catalogs. The custom catalogs are subsets of the catalog database, and are generated in accordance with... Agent:
20110060733 - Information retrieval based on semantic patterns of queries: An information retrieval method includes pre-processing a set of historical query information and processing a user query. Pre-processing a set of historical query information includes determining a plurality of semantic patterns based on a plurality of queries in the set of historical query information; establishing correspondence relationships between the plurality... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110060734 - Method and apparatus of knowledge base building: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus of knowledge base building to automatically construct a knowledge base. Furthermore, the disclosed techniques can be used to improve the accuracy of that knowledge base. In one aspect, a method acquires a sentence from a webpage using a basic data processing layer... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110060735 - System and method for generating expertise based search results: 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.
20110060736 - Query revision using known highly-ranked queries: An information retrieval system includes a query revision architecture providing one or more query revisers, each of which implements a query revision strategy. A query rank reviser suggests known highly-ranked queries as revisions to a first query by initially assigning a rank to all queries, and identifying a set of... Agent: Google Inc.
20110060737 - System for matching procedure characteristics to professional experience: A web service system dynamically matches professional experience with procedure characteristics submitted by a client through evaluating a professional's history of procedure outcomes in light of the requested procedure characteristics.... Agent:
20110060738 - Media item clustering based on similarity data: Methods and arrangements for facilitating generation of media mixes for a program participant based at least in part on media library inventory information provided by a number of program participants. Those individuals that decide to be program participants are interested in organizing, maintaining and playing their music, based at least... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110060740 - System and method for automatic anthology creation using document aspects: A generic and expandable document aspect system and method for searching, browsing, presenting, and interacting with data assembled from document contents and related external data is provided. New varieties of document aspects are added to existing installations and can be accessed by users without requiring upgrades to server or clients,... Agent:
20110060739 - System and method to research documents in online libraries: A method and system for storing and searching digital documents, such as digital catalogs, are described. The method in one embodiment comprises inputting digital documents, extracting content from the digital documents, and storing the extracted content in a database so that the content is searchable. The method can include generating... Agent:
20110060742 - Digital media bundles for media presentation playback: Media bundles that can be submitted, distributed and utilized to facilitate media presentations at client devices. Each media presentation is typically associated with a digital media asset. The media bundles can include or identify various digital media assets for use in the media presentations and can provide computer instructions for... Agent:
20110060741 - Distribution and usage of media bundles: Media bundles described herein can associate digital media assets so as to be able to provide media presentations involving the digital media assets at a client device. A media bundle can be used on a client device to support media presentation of digital media assets at the client device. The... Agent:
20110060743 - Locating and retrieving data content stored in a compressed digital format: A method and apparatus is provided for locating and retrieving specified data content in a database. The data comprises compressed digital audio or video data files associated with the recorded speech. Retrieval of the specified content requires decompression of only a portion of the compressed data. A method for locating... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060745 - Method and system for configurable index generation and application: A method system and computer having a database management system to apply a user-provided index authored by a programmer, wherein the user-provided index is accepted by the computer and the database management system applies the user-provided index and the user authored index descriptor in database searches. A user may select,... Agent:
20110060744 - Method and system for dynamic detection of affinity between virtual entities: A method and system are disclosed for detecting affinity between entities in a virtual universe (VU) using real time access to descriptions prepared from information about objective entities available in VU databases as well as descriptive information made available by the objective entities. Objective entities may be aggregations of virtual... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060746 - Matching reviews to objects using a language model: A method is provided to associate reviews that have unknown correspondences to tangible entities to structured objects that have known correspondences to tangible entities comprising: transforming a respective review and text from a respective structured object to a collection of words that intersect the respective review and text from the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110060747 - Rapid automatic keyword extraction for information retrieval and analysis: Methods and systems for rapid automatic keyword extraction for information retrieval and analysis. Embodiments can include parsing words in an individual document by delimiters, stop words, or both in order to identify candidate keywords. Word scores for each word within the candidate keywords are then calculated based on a function... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20110060748 - Apparatus and method for heap sorting with collapsed values and selective value expansion: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to order a binary tree using primary values and selected secondary values required to resolve a position in the binary tree. The remaining secondary values are in a do not care state. A new primary value is compared to the primary value... Agent: Greenplum, Inc.
20110060749 - Searching structured data: Data is identified from one or more data sources, where the data is associated with at least one structured document. Data sets contained within the at least one structured document are extracted, and one or more record items are added to a searchable database, where the one or more record... Agent: Google Inc.
20110060750 - Max-value-first search for target value problems: The present application relates to systems and methods for determining at least one target path from a start vertex to a goal vertex within a directed acyclic graph. The systems and methods use a target value search (MFTVS) of a directed acyclic graph. The MFTVS includes beginning with a start... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110060751 - Media transcription, synchronization and search: The invention relates to the field of computer search on a network and is particularly directed to searching for and displaying audio and/or audio-video (“A-V”) results. A system and method provide seamless delivery of audio and A-V results that are auto-populated into a media player on a computer system.... Agent:
20110060752 - Table of contents for search query refinement: Computer-implemented methods and a computing system are provided for presenting a new user interface paradigm which allows users to explore facets related to a search query term while maintaining the original state of the search query term or staying within the confines of the user defined topic. The methods and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110060758 - Medication management system: A system and method for confirming that a medication administration device has been programmed with the correct medication administration parameters. A medical database carrier is used compare medication delivery parameters entered into a medication administration device to institutionally established guidelines or more widely accepted protocols to ensure that the medication... Agent: Carefusion 303, Inc.
20110060754 - Method and device for organizing user provided information with meta-information: The present invention is directed to a method for organizing user provided information in a mobile terminal device with meta-information to allow retrieval of the user provided information, and a device configured to perform the method. The user provided information is obtained by any user operation against the mobile terminal... Agent:
20110060756 - Method and system to generate and deliver auto-assembled presentations based on queries of multimedia collections: A media query system interprets one or more requests for at least one of media or templates in a framework template based on a user query input, executes one or more search queries based on the one or more requests for media or templates to locate and download candidates comprised... Agent: Mediaz, Inc.
20110060755 - Method of selectively and interactively processing data sets: A method and an apparatus for selectively and interactively processing data sets is proposed. A first data set is gathered and a second data set is gathered. A first feature is selected interactively from the first data set. After the selection, the first feature is brought in correspondence with a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110060753 - Methods for effective processing of time series: A method of effectively representing and processing data sets with time series is disclosed. The method may comprise representing time series as a virtual part of data in a data store layer of a user system, thereby allowing processing of time-series related queries in said data store layer of said... Agent:
20110060757 - Optimized method of locating complete aggregation of patient health records in a global domain: A method, apparatus and article of manufacture are provided to optimize the time and effort required to locate all data on a given entity that may span multiple data nodes in a distributed environment. For example, embodiments of the invention may be used to locate nodes within the distributed environment... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060759 - Data de-duplication in a distributed network: A computer-implemented method for efficient data storage is provided. A first storage medium associates data stored on one or more data storage media with a unique identification value (ID) for the purpose of determining de-duplication status of the data. In response to receiving a request to read the data from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060761 - Interactive writing aid to assist a user in finding information and incorporating information correctly into a written work: A machine and computer-implemented process that assists a user in authoring any written work in that it automatically searches multiple sources simultaneously on the world wide web or other designated database in order to provide automatic citation and/or information suggestions to an author's written work. The invention parses and sorts... Agent:
20110060760 - Network based directory service for terrestrial broadcasts: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for providing access for a networked device to a directory service for terrestrial broadcasts. A networked-based directory service that includes broadcasting data for one or more broadcasting stations within various geographical locations is provided. The broadcasting data includes tuning... Agent: Google Inc.
20110060762 - System and method for electronically managing medical data files: A network server arrangement including a processor with a machine readable storage encoded with software for execution by the processor. The network server arrangement is responsive to requests to access a medical record of an individual and generates summary medical record data including summary information having a plurality of data... Agent:
20110060763 - Address search device and method for searching address: A search unit searches an address coinciding with a search character string inputted by a user, with reference to stored address data. A district detection unit detects a character string, which coincides with a district of the search character string. A nearby district search unit searches a nearby district in... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110060764 - Data management and distribution: Data management and distribution are described, including a memory configured to store data, the data being stored in a file and the file is downloaded in response to a signal, and downloading is performed based on a parameter determined by a provider of the file or the system, and a... Agent: 1776 Media Network, Inc.
20110060765 - Accelerated drill-through on association rules: A method, system and computer program product for processing data relating to transactions that enables, for example, performing a Drill-Through on a given association rule for a large number of transactions in a short period of time. A Drill-Through (DT) Preparation, which generates the prefix tree and the transaction group... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060766 - Digital pathology system: A digital pathology system has a central workflow server hosting digital pathology application services and supporting one or more pathology workstations. The digital pathology system may include one or more image servers, providing digital images of sample specimen slides that are associated with medical cases. Residing at and executing on... Agent: Omnyx LLC
20110060768 - Computer software for visualizing genotyping data: A computer system for visualizing recombination events in a group of individuals is provided. According to one aspect of the invention, high-density SNP genotype data is obtained from related individuals in a family. A pedigree is created, haplotypes are reconstructed and likely recombination breakpoints are identified with the use of... Agent: Affymetrix, Inc.
20110060769 - Destructuring and restructuring relational data: A computer system selects a first database corresponding to a first schema and a second database corresponding to a second schema. The computer system then generates a schema table based upon the selected databases. Next, the computer system destructures the schema table, which includes a first entry corresponding to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060767 - Leveraging xml capabilities of a database to enhance handling of document data: When an XML-annotated document is saved, a process automatically stores the document's data in the tables of a database. The database server validates the document's data against a user-specified XML schema. Queries can be executed against a set of documents in order to find documents in which a specified XML... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110060770 - Method and display module for providing a user control element within a computer-assisted data organization and storage system: A method and a display module are disclosed for providing a user control element within a computer-assisted data organization and storage system. In at least one embodiment, the functionality of the user control element is dynamically linked to the context and/or semantics or an active selection element. In at least... Agent:
20110060773 - Data processor: A data processor writes a content data stream on a storage medium, on which a data storage location is defined based on a file allocation table (FAT). The processor includes: a control section for determining the amount of data to be read continuously until a portion of the data stream,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110060771 - Method and apparatuses for handling storage of user data in 3g digital cellular telecommunication systems: Method, apparatuses and computer programs for handling the storage of data. A first information server (120) receives a message (M1, M4) comprising a first identifier and sends a response (M2, M5) comprising a second identifier which identifies a second information server (162) handling data stored in relationship with the first... Agent:
20110060772 - System and method to manage storage of data to multiple removable data storage mediums: A system and method to manage data acquired from a medical device is provided. The system can detect a spare capacity to store a file of data associated with a unique patient identifier acquired from the medical device to a first removable data storage medium, can detect the first removable... Agent: General Electric Company
20110060774 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program, and storage medium: An apparatus has a first attribute setting unit which sets first attribute information of image data, a second attribute setting unit which sets second attribute information of the image data, and an input-output controller which writes and reads out image data to and from an external storage medium. The first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110060775 - File storage method and system: A method and system for storing files in a computer readable format using a file allocation table wherein a storage device is formatted with a single file allocation table when accessed by a system which includes means for reconstituting the file allocation table in the event of a failure. Also... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110060777 - Device and method for sharing files: The present invention concerns a method at a network device, the device comprising a first interface to a first network, a second interface to a second network, and routing means, for enabling access to a file shared by a first device located on the first network, the network device having... Agent:
20110060776 - Digital asset validation prior to submission for network-based distribution: A system and method for submission of digital assets to a digital asset submission system are disclosed. The digital asset submission system can manage submissions of digital assets to a network-based distribution system. Submission of digital assets to the digital asset submission system can be performed over a network in... Agent:
20110060778 - Processing special attributes within a file: A computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for processing special attributes within a file are provided. The method includes accessing the file with a hierarchical tree structure of file elements, and retrieving special attributes associated with the file elements. The special attributes are selectively assigned to the file elements.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060779 - Systems and methods of directory entry encodings: In general, the invention relates to supporting multiple different character encodings in the same file system. In one embodiment, a method is provided for filename lookup that supports multiple character encodings. The method comprises storing filename data in a first character encoding into an indexed data structure. The method further... Agent: Isilon Systems, Inc.03/03/2011 > 154 patent applications in 77 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110055146 - Flexible cube data warehousing: An online analytical processing (OLAP) specification system for specifying a new OLAP cube from an OLAP cube template including an OLAP cube template determination module determining the OLAP cube template and retrieve a corresponding template metadata file, the template metadata file including metadata defining the structure of the OLAP cube... Agent:
20110055147 - Generating extract, transform, and load (etl) jobs for loading data incrementally: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for generating an incremental ETL job from an instance of an abstract ETL operator model representing an exhaustive ETL job for loading data from a source schema to a target schema. In one embodiment, the abstract operator model may be extended to... Agent:
20110055149 - Generating query predicates for olap processing: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for generating a relational database query from an online analytical processing (OLAP) query against a cube. The cube may have dimensions, each dimension having a hierarchy of members. A level of the hierarchy of a dimension of the cube may be identified... Agent:
20110055148 - System and method for reducing ultrasound information storage requirements: A system and method for storing ultrasound information are provided. The method includes storing raw medical data of a scanned object in a reference data file, storing a set of image generating parameters into a parameter-constrained file that is separate from the reference data file, linking the set of image... Agent:
20110055150 - Method for computer assisted planning of a technical system: A method for computer assisted planning of a technical system with a first structure of multi-category objects is provided. Each multi-category object describes a technical component and includes a plurality of facets. Each facet is of a specific category and refers to information about the technical component. Categories of a... Agent:
20110055151 - Processing database operation requests: A method and system for processing database operation requests, the method comprising: receiving a database operation request from a user; determining whether the database operation request is a heavy-duty request; if the database operation request is a heavy-duty request, routing the database operation request to a heavy-duty request database partition... Agent:
20110055153 - Software configuration management method and system: It is possible to surely commit a revision made on a software component in a software component database and a software product group and to create a new software product from the same database. Provided is a software configuration management system which includes a software component database and a software... Agent:
20110055152 - System and device for data management, and method thereof: Provided are a data management method, device and system for synchronizing data without prior knowledge of the data's structure. When any application is activated, application data is created and also an application data change log is created to indicate a change in the application data. In addition, a schema table... Agent:
20110055154 - Dual-synchronisation method for a mobile electronic device: The invention relates to a method of synchronizing data stored in a mobile device able to store data and to use it with proprietary client software, with data stored in a local terminal for the requirements of local software, in which local terminal it is identified by local identifiers, and... Agent:
20110055155 - Universal delta set management: The different advantageous embodiments provide a method for identifying changes in data sets. An ending version for a data set is received. A beginning version for the data set is identified. The ending version for the data set is compared with the beginning version for the data set. A number... Agent:
20110055156 - Method for efficient storage node replacement: Methods and apparatus are described for a horizontally scalable high performance object storage architecture. Metadata are completely decoupled from object storage. Instead of file names, users are given a locator when the object is uploaded and committed. Users can store the locator along with their own metadata or embed it... Agent:
20110055157 - System, apparatus, and method with automatic file copying function: An electronic apparatus with an automatic file copying function is provided. The electronic apparatus comprises a processing unit and a data storage. When detecting a mobile data storage is connected to the electronic apparatus, the processing unit detects whether there are files with a predetermined marking in the mobile data... Agent:
20110055158 - Distributed data analysis: Distributed data analysis systems and methods are provided. A data broker distributes received data to consumers, such as information and repository consumers, which can be subscribed to the data. A subsystem with a processor for data processing can provide data to the data broker. A first information consumer may include... Agent:
20110055159 - System and method for persistent storage of common user information for interactive television using a centrally located repository: For interactive television subscribers, a system (10) and method for persistent storage of common information relating to a user (25) required by multiple disparate iTV applications to be shared among said applications to ease the burden of data entry off the user. Subscribers do not have to repeatedly enter the... Agent:
20110055160 - Computer readable medium, information processing method and information processing apparatus: A computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute an information process, the information process includes: first outputting at least one piece of element information of management target information from a first record unit to a second record unit, the first and the second record units recording... Agent:
20110055161 - Cloud data backup storage: Techniques for cloud data backup are disclosed. Example methods may store backup data from a client computer on portions of data storage media associated with peer computers. In some example embodiments, a file may be encoded into segments using an error-tolerant encoding scheme, and the segments may be stored on... Agent:
20110055162 - Apparatus, system, and method for improved portable document format (\"pdf\") document archiving: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for improved Portable Document Format (“PDF”) document archiving. The method includes scanning a source PDF document for a shared resource. The source PDF document includes a plurality of records. The shared resource includes a common resource referenced by way of a resource pointer... Agent:
20110055163 - Partition recovery method and apparatus: Provided is a technology which searches an unallocated area to quickly extract information on a deleted partition when checking a disk and an evidence image in digital forensic, and adds a recovered partition to a forensic tool as a new partition. For this, the technology has direct access to the... Agent:
20110055164 - Method and system for maintaining data recoverability: A method and system for maintaining data recoverability of a computer system coupled to a storage device storing data objects includes identifying at least one recoverability parameter associated with the storage device. A recoverability index is calculated based on a recoverability parameter. The recoverability index may reflect the recoverability of... Agent:
20110055165 - System and method for versioning of configuration items: A system and method for reconstructing a previous state of a configuration item based on information regarding changes to one or more values of one or more attributes associated with the configuration item.... Agent:
20110055167 - Apparatus, system, and method for identifying redundancy and consolidation opportunities in databases and application systems: Apparatuses, computer program products, and methods for identifying redundancy and consolidation opportunities in databases and application systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus may include at least one meta data scanner. The apparatus may also include an enterprise meta data source. The apparatus may further include a meta data... Agent:
20110055166 - Fingerprinting a database: A method comprising fingerprinting, by the at least one processor, a first copy of a database with a fingerprint. The fingerprint has at least one part in common with another fingerprint used in another copy of the database, and at least one part unique to the first copy of the... Agent:
20110055168 - System, method, and computer-readable medium to facilitate application of arrival rate qualifications to missed throughput server level goals: A system, method, and computer-readable medium that provide mechanisms for tracking the number of queries received for processing for a workload to facilitate arrival rate qualifications to Throughput Service Level Goals are provided. A number of queries counter associated with a particular workload is incremented each time a query assigned... Agent:
20110055169 - Logical conflict detection: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with detecting and avoiding logical conflicts between long duration transactions are described. One example method includes generating conflict keys for long transactions using conflict queries that operate on data being manipulated to return a conflict key to be associated with the transaction. The conflict... Agent:
20110055170 - Method and apparatus for identifying data inconsistency in a dispersed storage network: A method for execution by a DS processing unit begins with the DS processing unit receiving a plurality of integrity data, which was generated by a plurality of DS storage units regarding one or more data slices of one or more pluralities of data slices. The method continues with the... Agent:
20110055172 - Automatic error correction for inventory tracking and management systems used at a shipping container yard: A method automatically detects and corrects errors in a container inventory database associated with a container inventory tracking system of a container storage facility. A processor in the inventory tracking system performs a method to detect errors; this method of error detection obtains a first data record, identifies an event... Agent:
20110055173 - Data integration method and system: A computer implemented method for ensuring the quality of processed corporate entity data, the method comprising: sequentially processing the corporate entity data through a series of serially connected drivers, the serially connected drivers comprise a data collection driver, an entity matching driver, an identification number driver, a corporate linkage driver,... Agent:
20110055171 - Generation of realistic file content changes for deduplication testing: Method, system, and computer program product embodiments for facilitating deduplication product testing in a computing environment are provided. In one such embodiment, data to be processed through the deduplication product testing is arranged into a single, continuous stream. At least one of a plurality of random modifications are applied to... Agent:
20110055174 - Storage system data compression enhancement: Data segments are logically organized in clusters in a data repository of a data storage system. Each clusters contains compressed data segments and data common to the compression of the segments, such as a dictionary. In association with a write request, it is determined in which of the clusters would... Agent:
20110055176 - Media mediator system and method for managing contents of various formats: Provided is a system and method that may encode various formats of contents to a single format and thereby manage the contents, and may transform the contents to a format corresponding to a request of a third party or an end user to distribute the content. A media mediator system... Agent:
20110055175 - System, method, and apparatus for management of media objects: A computer program product that includes a computer useable storage medium to store a computer readable program for tracking media object data that, when executed on a computer, causes the computer to perform operations. The operations include storing usage data for a media object which is used in a first... Agent:
20110055177 - Collaborative content retrieval using calendar task lists: Calendar applications typically require users to enter information about unfinished tasks and notify users of the unfinished tasks by generating reminders at set times. Collaboration on shared content is not effective unless all collaborators are aware of a current status, a current version of the shared content, and modifications made... Agent:
20110055178 - Dispersed storage unit and methods with metadata separation for use in a dispersed storage system: A data slice to be stored in a dispersed storage unit of the dispersed storage system is received. A plurality of data blocks are generated from the data slice and metadata are generated associated with each of the plurality of data blocks. A data file is generated based on the... Agent:
20110055179 - System for and method of partial file hashing: A system for and method of partial file hashing is presented. The system and method may generate a hash table file using a hash algorithm on portions of a file before transmitting the file. The receiving system may calculate hash values on one or more portions of a file and... Agent:
20110055180 - Update-triggered document-defined workflow: A computer-implemented update-triggered document-defined workflow method provides for triggering an update to an original source document to yield an updated document. In response, a document handler executes the document-defined workflow method so as to create, delete, or modify a target document or so as to create a workflow description calling... Agent:
20110055181 - Database quiesce operations: A technique to quiesce a database without causing after-arriving access requests to abnormally terminate interrogates database management system control structures associated with the database. Specified modifications to these control structures can be made so that subsequent access requests to the database (i.e., during quiesce operations) are not abnormally terminated. Once... Agent:
20110055182 - File system: In response to a request to a file system to perform a requested update, a lock of a first node in a file system can be acquired, and an update of the first node can be performed while the lock of the first node is held. Also in response to... Agent:
20110055184 - File system: For each of one or more existing nodes in a file system, pending notifications of updates that have been performed on the node can be identified and sent to one or more other nodes. The file system can be opened for use, and one or more other nodes can be... Agent:
20110055183 - High performance real-time read-copy update: A technique for reducing reader overhead when referencing a shared data element while facilitating realtime-safe detection of a grace period for deferring destruction of the shared data element. The grace period is determined by a condition in which all readers that are capable of referencing the shared data element have... Agent:
20110055188 - Construction of boolean search strings for semantic search: A system for information retrieval accessing any number of search engines over a distributed network or local network is presented. The system includes one or more pre-built ontologies or lexicons, representing areas of knowledge. The system includes a settings panel where searchers can preset default languages, default ontologies, and target... Agent:
20110055189 - Framework for selecting and presenting answer boxes relevant to user input as query suggestions: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for identifying answer boxes for presentation to a user. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the actions of, while receiving an input entered in a... Agent:
20110055192 - Full text query and search systems and method of use: Roughly described, a database searching method for searching a database, in which hits are ranked in dependence upon an information measure of itoms shared by both the hit and the query. The information measure can be a Shannon information score, or another measure which indicates the information value of the... Agent:
20110055191 - Improved search engine: A search engine for generating an improved search query, the engine comprising: input means for receiving a search request, the search request comprising N search terms; processing means arranged to formulate a search query from the received search request; output means arranged to output the search query wherein the processing... Agent:
20110055185 - Interactive user-controlled search direction for retrieved information in an information search system: The present invention presents a system and method for providing an ability for defining sets of search locations and governing rules, alternatively called Search Pools, and accepting one or more search keywords from a user and suggesting which Search Pools might be of interest, and presenting the supplied keywords to... Agent:
20110055187 - Method and system for searching an electronic map: A method and system for searching an electronic map. The method includes the steps of: receiving a query entered by a user for searching the electronic map; extracting place names in the query; extracting in web pages searched on a computer network co-occurrence place names that co-occurred with the place... Agent:
20110055186 - Method for personalizing information retrieval in a communication network: The various embodiments herein provide a method and system for personalizing information retrieval in a communication network. The method comprising receiving one or more inputs from a plurality of sources, processing information present in the one or more inputs received from the plurality of sources, performing a contextual and personalized... Agent:
20110055190 - System and method for monitoring usage of predefined internet search queries: A user interface aids in creation of customized pre-defined queries that can be used for identifying particular search results relevant to a topic. Provision can be made to allow express inclusion or exclusion of certain results. Metrics relating to how much the pre-defined query focuses the search can be provided.... Agent:
20110055193 - Applying user-generated deployment events to a grouping of deployable portlets: A mechanism is provided for applying individual user-generated deployment events to a grouping of bookmarked deployable Web archive files. The mechanism allows a user of a bookmarking service for deployable Web archive files to group bookmarked Web archive files according to criteria, such as tag names, and to perform actions,... Agent:
20110055194 - System and method for asynchronous crawling of enterprise applications: Methods and systems for providing searchable data associated with enterprise applications are provided. An asynchronous feed may be generated from data stored in a database and searched by search engine crawlers. The feed may be populated with searchable data based on a searchable object definition that describes the location of... Agent:
20110055195 - System and method for application programming interfaces for keyword extraction and contextual advertisement generation: A computer-implemented system and method for keyword extraction and contextual advertisement generation are disclosed. The system in an example embodiment includes a keyword extraction service to receive from a consumer application a request for activation of a keyword extraction service via an application programming interface, the request including an identity... Agent:
20110055196 - Data mining electronic communications: User insights derived from communication data may be provided. Communications associated with a user may be collected and analyzed to derive insights about the user. The insight may then be provided to the user, such as for modifying an application functionality, creating a message processing rule, providing new information to... Agent:
20110055198 - System and method for optimizing queries: There is provided a computer-implemented method of optimizing a query. An exemplary method comprises receiving a first request from an optimizer that specifies a table, a first predicate and a first sample size, wherein the optimizer is optimizing a relational query language statement that specifies the table and the first... Agent:
20110055197 - System and method for query expression optimization: A method provided for optimizing a query expression on a database engine of a database server. The query expression is sent to the database engine. The query expression contains a plurality of query language elements. The database engine initiates query processing of the query expression. An evaluation counter within the... Agent:
20110055199 - Join order optimization in a query optimizer for queries with outer and/or semi joins: A system and method for join order optimization in a query optimizer is disclosed. The method includes receiving a query having a plurality of join operators, including at least one multi-way join between relational operators in the query tree. The join operators include at least one outer-join and/or semi-join. The... Agent:
20110055200 - Method and apparatus for utilizing existing hash identifiers of decision diagrams: An approach is provided for reducing decision diagram related communication traffic and cost by utilizing existing hash identifiers of decision diagrams. A hash identifier application receives a plurality of hash identifiers computed based on a respective plurality of reduced ordered binary decision diagrams constructed for resource description framework graphs. Thereafter,... Agent:
20110055201 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for automatic index creation to improve the performance of frequently executed queries in a database system: A system, method, and computer-readable medium that facilitate the optimization of frequently executed queries via automated index creation are provided. Standard optimizer strategies for dynamic index creation are utilized with query frequency information taken from a system's request cache. The described mechanisms provide a process of determining what indexes would... Agent:
20110055202 - Predictive data caching: A predictive model is employed to schedule preemptive queries based on frequently utilized query paths in hierarchically structured data. The predictive model determining queries likely to be executed by a user or organization is generated and dynamically modified based on user or organization profiles, usage history, and similar factors. Queries... Agent:
20110055205 - Data processing system for manufacturing quality inspection management system: Disclosed is a computer readable medium containing a program product provided for the development, receipt, storage, and presentation of the data necessary for delivery of quality assurance test activities. In particular, the program product allows users to create quality assurance testing criteria and procedures; define, document, and approve specific actions... Agent:
20110055204 - Method and apparatus for content tagging in portable terminal: Content tagging method and apparatus automatically tag points of interest in a portable terminal. The content tagging method in the portable terminal includes determining a search region using current location information when creating content; and searching a Point of Interest (POI) corresponding to the search region from a pre-stored POI... Agent:
20110055203 - Visual search and three-dimensional results: Methods, systems, graphical user interfaces, and computer-readable media for visually searching and exploring a set of objects are provided. A computer system executes a method that generates three-dimensional representations or two-dimensional representations for a set of objects in response to a user interaction with an interface that displays the three-dimensional... Agent:
20110055207 - Expert search: transmitting expert profile data for each of the selected expert profiles to the remote search engine, the expert profile data comprising data that defines a displayable representation of a corresponding expert profile, the expert profile data further comprising data that facilitates a client-initiated, real-time communication session over the network with... Agent:
20110055206 - Systems, methods and software for processing phrases and clauses in legal documents: Exemplary systems for processing a corpus of documents, such as legal contracts or agreements, are disclosed. The systems include a phrase discovery engine which derives statistics and phrase equivalence classes, groups of phrase equivalence classes, and uberphrases (clauses) bounded by phrases. These can be used to determine origins of phrases... Agent:
20110055208 - Personalized plan development based on one or more reported aspects' association with one or more source users: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: providing one or more relevant reported aspects associated with one or more source users that are relevant to achieving one or more target outcomes, the providing of the one or more relevant reported aspects being based, at least in part,... Agent:
20110055212 - Density-based data clustering method: A density-based data clustering method, comprising a parameter-setting step for setting a scanning radius and a minimum threshold value, a dividing step for dividing a space of a plurality of data points according to the scanning radius, a data-retrieving step for retrieving one data point out of the plurality of... Agent:
20110055215 - Hierarchy of servers for query processing of column chunks in a distributed column chunk data store: An improved system and method for query processing in a distributed column chunk data store is provided. A distributed column chunk data store may be provided by multiple storage servers operably coupled to a network. A storage server provided may include a database engine for partitioning a data table into... Agent:
20110055214 - Method and system for pivoting a multidimensional dataset: A computer-implemented method for visualizing a multi-dimensional dataset at a client device is disclosed. The client device displays a first view of a subset of the multi-dimensional dataset, including displaying dimension data of a first reference dimension attribute and metric data of a first metric attribute that corresponds to the... Agent:
20110055213 - Query extracting apparatus, query extracting method and query extracting program: To provide a query extracting apparatus, query extracting method and query extracting program capable of retrieving an image that is suited to a part of lyrics while also having suitability for the other parts, a query extracting apparatus 100 to retrieve images suited to lyrics divides lyrics targeted for query... Agent:
20110055210 - Robust adaptive data clustering in evolving environments: A computer-implemented method for automated data clustering and analysis. A computer takes a database having multiple entries and transforms the entries in the database into a set of intrinsic attributes for each entry. The computer then receives data defining one or more clustering trials to be run on the attributes... Agent:
20110055209 - System and method for delivering content and advertisments: A processing system operable with a computing device, comprising one or more of a converter component for converting input data into a desired format for further processing, a parsing component for parsing input data into clusters having one or more desired characteristics, a notes component for receiving user inputs for... Agent:
20110055211 - System for sorting and classifying users of an image information management system: A system for sorting and classifying users of an image information management system is disclosed. The system for sorting and classifying users of an image information management system according to the present invention comprises some identical sub-systems, and every two sub-systems are interconnected. The sub-system comprises a user information encoding... Agent:
20110055216 - Tempo spatial data extraction from network connected devices: A computer implemented data processing system for estimating an amount of people situated in a specific location and their geo-demographic classification within time range is provided herein. The system is combined of a collector that is configured to collect data on signals and each signal is given a unique ID;... Agent:
20110055218 - Accessing content in a network: A computer-implemented method, a computer program product and a computer system assist a user to access a content item in a network such as a home network, the method comprises gathering capability information from a device, such as a digital music player in the network, wherein the device includes a... Agent:
20110055219 - Database management device and method: A database system includes a database device for managing a database including data records, each data record including identification information and an attribute value, index devices for managing an index database including index records, each index record including search information determined by the attribute value and the identification information, each... Agent:
20110055217 - System to modify websites for organic search optimization: A system is configured to modify a website to optimize the website for an organic search of a topic. The system includes a data management module configured to receive search terms for the topic, receive related terms to the search terms for the topic, and receive website input data. The... Agent:
20110055220 - Greenhouse gas grid and tracking system: A method and computer system for reporting on a target greenhouse gas within a geographical boundary of an offset project by compiling policy parameters for the target greenhouse gas and generating a science plan for monitoring the target greenhouse gas for the target geographical boundary of the offset project, based... Agent:
20110055221 - Method and apparatus for obtaining decision diagrams from unknown hash identifiers: An approach is provided for reducing decision diagram related communication traffic and cost by querying unknown hash identifiers. A hash identifier application receives a hash identifier that is computed based on a reduced ordered binary decision diagram constructed for a resource description framework graph. The hash identifier application determines whether... Agent:
20110055222 - Energy-based wavelet thresholding: A data processing system, implemented as programming on a suitably-programmed device includes a data input module that supplies a data input; and a wavelet transformation and compression module coupled to the data input module. The wavelet transformation and compression module receives a representation of the input data. The wavelet transformation... Agent:
20110055223 - Internet based system and method for wagering on an artist: This invention relates generally to the field of applications for Internet based websites. Moreover, it pertains specifically to a system and method for wagering on an artist. In the preferred embodiment, system participants use an electronic exchange to place wagers related to the popularity profile of an artist.... Agent:
20110055225 - Development of personalized plans based on acquisition of relevant reported aspects: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: acquiring one or more relevant reported aspects associated with one or more source users that are relevant to achieving one or more target outcomes, the acquisition of the one or more relevant reported aspects being based, at least in part,... Agent:
20110055224 - Method of collecting information for a geographic database for use with a navigation system: A method of collecting data for a geographic database for use with a navigation system is disclosed. A feature visible from a road segment is identified. A guidance feature point object is defined at a location at the road segment where the identified feature is most visibly prominent. Additionally, an... Agent:
20110055226 - System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects: Systems and methods are described for performing the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects. When a behavioral event is recorded, that is to say when an end user interacts with multiple objects, relationships between objects are created. These relationships are maintained as a list. When a request for... Agent:
20110055227 - Conference relay apparatus and conference system: When having obtained sound singles transmitted/received among plural terminal apparatuses, a sound recognition unit of a conference server performs a sound recognition processing on the obtained sound signals and then generates text information. A language analyzing unit of the conference server performs a language analysis processing on the text information... Agent:
20110055228 - Cooccurrence dictionary creating system, scoring system, cooccurrence dictionary creating method, scoring method, and program thereof: A cooccurrence dictionary creating system includes: a language analyzing section which subjects a text to a morpheme analysis, a clause specification, and a modification relationship analysis between clauses, a cooccurrence relationship collecting section which collects cooccurrences of nouns in each clause of the text, modification relationships of nouns and declinable... Agent:
20110055230 - Community-based knowledge sharing: A method of intelligent community-based knowledge sharing includes receiving a query from a user of a community, retrieving a social distance hierarchy of members of the community associated with the user, traversing the social distance hierarchy to determine a first recipient of the query, and transmitting the query to the... Agent:
20110055231 - Multi-database query system and method: A system for retrieving data from a plurality of data sources is provided. The system includes a first data source for storing first data, a second data source for storing second data, and a server computer in communication with the first and second data sources. The server is programmed to... Agent:
20110055229 - System and method for generating a valuation of revenue opportunity for a keyword from a valuation of online sessions on a website from user activities following a keyword search: An improved system and method for generating a valuation of online sessions on a website following a keyword search. The revenue generated for online sessions of users for pairs of keyword/referrer may be calculated from activities performed on the website during the online sessions and may be added to a... Agent:
20110055232 - Data restructuring in multi-level memory hierarchies: A method, executed on a suitably programmed processor, provides for ordering records using a memory hierarchy. The memory hierarchy includes and two or more lower levels of the memory hierarchy. The method includes the steps of (a) receiving unsorted input records; (b) reading the input records in pages and writing... Agent:
20110055233 - Methods, computer systems, software and storage media for handling many data elements for search and annotation: In particular, the invention refers to a method for creating a tree based dictionary from data elements received from an input structure. Moreover, it refers to a method for searching data structures including tokens by means of a tree based dictionary and a method for annotating tokens in a data... Agent:
20110055234 - Method and apparatus for combining contact lists: An approach is provided for combining contact lists using partial word matching. A first contact list associated with initiating communication over one or more communication networks is retrieved from memory. A second contact list is received. The second contact list is merged with the first contact list. For each entry... Agent:
20110055235 - Method for supplying a multimedia content proxy, proxy, and corresponding computer software product: The invention relates to a method for supplying a multimedia content proxy. According to the invention, the method comprises: the step of receiving at least one instance of at least one model of a profiled multimedia scene adapted to a predetermined profile of users having at least one common parameter... Agent:
20110055236 - Parallel linking system and parallel linking method: A method for use in a computer including a storage to store a trace record including a pair of a key character string and a value in a message and a message that has not yet been subjected to linking. The method includes identifying, from a received message or trace... Agent:
20110055240 - Method and system for database-based semantic query answering: A computer-implemented method, computer-implemented system, and a computer program product for answering a database-based query of a computerized database system. The method includes: generating a canonical individual ind′ with respect to a role and a concept, for an existential restriction in an ontology used in the computerized database system; converting... Agent:
20110055238 - Methods and systems for generating non-overlapping facets for a query: Methods and systems are disclosed for generating non-overlapping facets for an original query that is submitted for a search.... Agent:
20110055239 - Runtime query modification in data stream management: A query may execute on stored original stream data obtained from stream data received from at least one data source. The original stream data may be deleted in association with new stream data being received. At least one operator of the query may be duplicated to obtain at least one... Agent:
20110055237 - Symbolic query exploration: A symbolic query exploration (QEX) module automatically produces output information that can be used to evaluate a database. The QEX module operates by converting an input query into a formula for processing by a satisfiability module theories (SMT) solver module. The SMT solver module generates a model that satisfies the... Agent:
20110055241 - High precision search system and method: A high precision search system and method receives a full-text search request from a user and processes the full-text search request to determine the meanings of key words within the search request. The high precision search system creates a graphical representation of the search request based on the key words... Agent:
20110055244 - Adaptive mapping of search results: Systems and methods are provided for processing user search request information and for updating the presentation of a map based on the processed search request information. User search information may be associated with one or more locations shown by the map. Each location associated with the user search information may... Agent:
20110055253 - Apparatus and methods for integrated management of spatial/geographic contents: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for integrated management of spatial/geographic contents that detects spatial information from contents including spatial semantics and integrates and manages the contents in various types. The apparatus for integrated management of spatial/geographic contents includes: a storage unit that divides and stores a plurality of contents... Agent:
20110055259 - Intelligent augmentation of media content: Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods (and corresponding systems and computer program products) that augment visual elements in documents with rich media content and provide the rich media content based on user interaction with the augmented visual elements in the documents. The disclosed embodiments analyze a document for qualified... Agent:
20110055258 - Method and apparatus for the page-by-page provision of an electronic document as a computer graphic: Method for providing at least one page of a virtual electronic document as a computer graphic, having the following steps: selection of at least one content data element for a virtual electronic document; determination of formatting data; calculation, for the content data element, of a page identification value and of... Agent:
20110055250 - Method and system for generating and sharing dataset segmentation schemes: A computer-implemented method for generating and sharing dataset segment schemes of a multidimensional dataset at a client device is disclosed. The client device displays a first filter definition template and an attribute list. Upon detecting a user selection of a first attribute, the client device displays the first attribute and... Agent:
20110055255 - Method for downloading a data set to an output device: A method for downloading a data set from a network application to an output device, comprising the steps of initiating the network application; uploading search and discovery parameters to the network application to identify and locate the output device, the parameters being selected from geographical locating information, identifying information, prior... Agent:
20110055256 - Multiple web-based content category searching in mobile search application: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for multiple web-based content category searching for web content on a mobile communication facility comprising capturing speech presented by a user using a resident capture facility on the mobile communication facility; transmitting at least a portion of the captured speech... Agent:
20110055246 - Navigation and visualization of relational database: Navigation and visualization of a relational database may include determination of metadata indicating a structure of the relational database, generation of one or more structured query language queries based on the metadata to retrieve, from the relational database, facet values of each of a plurality of facets of the relational... Agent:
20110055254 - Object customization and management system: An Object Customization and Management (OCM) system is configured to identify an object for creating a website based on a business objective. The OCM system includes a customizing module configured to determine qualitative attribute categories for a plurality of objects operable to be used in websites. The module assigns the... Agent:
20110055247 - Provider-specific branding of generic mobile real estate search application: In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving an application download request, the request including an entity indicator associated with an entity from a plurality of entities, sending the application to a wireless device and sending a set of formatting information based at least in part on the entity indicator.... Agent:
20110055248 - Search engine based domain name control validation: Methods of the present inventions allow for validating domain name control. An example embodiment of a search engine based domain name control validation method may comprise the steps of submitting a business name to a search engine, receiving a search result webpage having a plurality of links (that each include... Agent:
20110055257 - Selection of rows and values from indexes with updates: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for selection of rows and values from indexes with updates. In general, rows of an index may be associated with validity flags that indicate whether a row has been updated with an update inserted in a delta index; one scheme for value identifiers... Agent:
20110055249 - Social website account authentication via search engine based domain name control validation: Methods of the present inventions allow for social website account authentication. An example embodiment of a domain name control based social website account authentication method may comprise the steps of receiving a request to verify the authenticity a social website account (the request may comprise a business name and a... Agent:
20110055252 - System and method for data cleansing: There is provided a method that includes (a) receiving an input postal address, (b) comparing the input postal address to a standard, (c) providing a single best postal address corresponding to the input postal address based on the comparing, (d) matching the single best postal address to a business in... Agent:
20110055251 - System and method for efficient call management for directory assistance services: A communication assistance system includes a first database having a plurality of listings, each listings has at least one contact name and a corresponding contact number. A means is provided for receiving communications from a user among a plurality of users desiring to access the listings. An operator terminal displays... Agent:
20110055243 - System and method for finding top n pairs in a map-reduce setup: According to an example embodiment, a special purpose computing apparatus includes, but is not limited to, one or more processors programmed with instructions to, based at least in part, on one or more signals representative of a plurality of splits defined by a map process that implements a signature function,... Agent:
20110055242 - System and method for managing directories for a database system having an in-memory database: A method and system for automatically and transparently managing a directory in a database system to preferentially use of objects in an in-memory database instead of copies of the objects in disk-based databases, in order to speed up application response times. The methods and systems selectively add or update LDAP... Agent:
20110055245 - System, method and apparatus for search code information retrieval: An information retrieval system using a search code is provided. Embodiments of the present invention may include a processor component configured to perform the operations of a system application, the system application configured to generate one or more data records including campaign information, the system application further configured to store... Agent:
20110055263 - Display system that integrates word explanations in different dictionary databases and method thereof: This specification discloses a display system that integrates word explanations in different dictionary databases and the method thereof. When looking up a word, the system finds its explanations in different dictionary databases. After comparing the contents of the explanations with a same attribute, the system combines the repeated contents and... Agent:
20110055261 - Methods and systems for concurrently reading direct and indirect data blocks: Methods and systems for concurrently reading direct and indirect data blocks of a data object stored in a network storage server system. In one embodiment, upon receiving a request to read a data object, the storage server identifies a location of an indirect data-block of the data object and a... Agent:
20110055262 - Personalized plan development based on one or more reported aspects' association with one or more source users: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: providing one or more relevant reported aspects associated with one or more source users that are relevant to achieving one or more target outcomes, the providing of the one or more relevant reported aspects being based, at least in part,... Agent:
20110055260 - Systems and methods for delivering a web page to a user in response to a page request: Systems and methods for gleaning insight by examining search queries and the query results are described. Interception logic may be provided in the API (application programming resource), across all of a hosts' resources to collect information about searches and the results being returned. This information can be aggregated in a... Agent:
20110055264 - Data mining organization communications: Data mining for organization insights may be provided. Data from a plurality of sources, such as user communications and documents, may be collected. The collected data may be analyzed to identify an insight about users or organizations associated with the communications. The insight may be provided to a user, such... Agent:
20110055265 - Target outcome based provision of one or more templates: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: receiving one or more requests indicating at least one or more target outcomes of one or more particular templates, the one or more particular templates designed to facilitate one or more end users to achieve the one or more target... Agent:
20110055269 - Identification and provision of reported aspects that are relevant with respect to achievement of target outcomes: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: identifying, in response to reception of one or more solicitations, one or more relevant reported aspects associated with one or more source users that are relevant to achieving one or more target outcomes, the identification of the one or more... Agent:
20110055270 - Identification and provision of reported aspects that are relevant with respect to achievement of target outcomes: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: identifying, in response to reception of one or more solicitations, one or more relevant reported aspects associated with one or more source users that are relevant to achieving one or more target outcomes, the identification of the one or more... Agent:
20110055268 - Search system based on structured natural languages: This invention is related to an SNL (Structured Natural Language) based search system (SNLSS) that allows Internet users to search services (tools, database, online services, etc.) based on problem statements expressed in one or more structured natural languages.... Agent:
20110055266 - System and method for hierarchical image processing: Video processing in general and image processing in particular is a very complex process. This is more so when the analysis is required to extract information from the images for providing of the same directly or indirectly to the users. This additional complexity is due to the direct competition with... Agent:
20110055267 - Virtual universe rendering based on prioritized metadata terms: After a change of location of an avatar in a virtual universe, an avatar is encouraged to remain at that location and avoid an immediate further or return change of location (e.g. by teleportation) by prioritizing rendering of objects such that objects most likely to be of interest to the... Agent:
20110055273 - Dispersed storage processing unit and methods with operating system diversity for use in a dispersed storage system: A plurality of data slices are generated from a block of data to be stored in the dispersed storage system. A plurality of dispersed storage units are determined for storing the plurality of data slices, based on an operating system associated with the plurality of dispersed storage units.... Agent:
20110055272 - Extended data storage system: In one embodiment, an extended data storage system employs a first data storage and an extended data storage. A first level of metadata is established with respect to data from the using entity, the first level of metadata is provided in the first data storage. The data from the using... Agent:
20110055274 - Providing multiple concurrent access to a file system: Multiple computers are connected to a data storage unit that includes a file system, which further includes multiple data entities, including files, directories and the file system itself. The file system also includes, for each data entity, an owner field for indicating which computer, if any, has exclusive or shared... Agent:
20110055271 - Systems and methods for providing information for use in a runtime computing environment: Systems and methods for providing information for use in a runtime environment that restricts access such information. An executable is launched prior to launching the runtime environment or runtime application. The executable retrieves information and makes that information available for use in the runtime, for example, by storing the information... Agent:
20110055275 - Unified user identification with automatic mapping and database absence handling: An identification system that may be used in heterogeneous computing environments provides a fail-free path to providing identifiers from a single canonical namespace. Objects or gateways requiring an identifier for access are accessed using an identifier for the canonical namespace. If an entity requests access using an identifier from another... Agent:
20110055276 - Systems and methods for automatic inclusion of entities into management resource groups: Systems and methods for the automatic inclusion of entities into one or more management resource groups are described herein. Some embodiments include processing logic and memory coupled to the processing logic and including a database. The processing logic stores within the database a grouping representative of at least one network... Agent:
20110055278 - Setting information database management: Computer programs, methods and systems for managing a setting information database of a computer system are described. The computer system includes an original setting information database and an administrative database which store setting information of the system. Each time a write request to write data to the setting information database... Agent:
20110055277 - Updating dispersed storage network access control information: In a dispersed storage network where slices of secure user data are stored on geographically separated storage units (44), a managing unit (18) connected to the network (20) may seek to broadcast and update secure access control list information across the network (20). Upon a target device (e.g., devices 12,... Agent:
20110055279 - Application server, object management method, and object management program: To improve convenience for users, the application server of the present invention has an object storage portion which stores objects in object-oriented programming; an extraction condition reception portion which receives an extraction condition to extract an object; an object extraction portion which extracts objects satisfying the received extraction condition, from... Agent:
20110055284 - Associating digital images with waypoints: Methods and systems are disclosed for identifying waypoints. In one aspect, a method performed by an application executing on a computer system, includes receiving at least two sets of digital images including a first set of digital images for which image acquisition times are known and a second set of... Agent:
20110055282 - Automatic submission of audiovisual content to desired destinations: An audiovisual content posting system enables a user to post audiovisual comments in response to instances of audiovisual content such as podcasts. The user identifies a specific instance of audiovisual content on which s/he wishes to comment. The audiovisual content posting system prompts the user to record an audiovisual comment,... Agent:
20110055281 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus which includes a content collection unit which collects content, an output control unit which simultaneously provides main content and sub-content, and a content group creation control unit which sets a creation logic and an algorithm by using the algorithm based on the creation... Agent:
20110055283 - Reverse geo-coding for track path: Methods and systems are disclosed for associating non-geographical information to track paths. Among other things, meaningful labels for the track paths can be formulated. In one aspect, a method performed by an application executing on a computer system includes receiving a set of images taken during a trip, a corresponding... Agent:
20110055280 - Wireless sensing system and method thereof: A wireless sensing system and a method thereof are provided. The wireless sensing system includes: a data processing center; and a first sensor module for processing a first source data into a first dynamic counting sketch data structure. The first dynamic counting sketch data structure has a bit length determined... Agent:
20110055285 - Information extraction combining spatial and textual layout cues: Techniques for extracting information from a formatted document are provided. The techniques include combining one or more visual layout rules, one or more mark-up rules and one or more text-based rules in connection with a formatted document, and specifying one or more rules from the one or more visual layout... Agent:
20110055286 - Method of providing element dossiers that include elements from nonadjacent lifecycle phases: Providing element dossiers may include obtaining records of relationships between elements from all lifecycle phases of interest, and querying and retrieving a list of all elements related to a target element using the relationship records including relationships between intermediary adjacent lifecycle phases. The method also includes determining inferential and correlation... Agent:
20110055288 - Mechanism for making changes to server file system: A method, apparatus, and computer product are provided for implementing changes to a file system of computing device. A virtual file system is created as a copy of a hierarchical structure of a file system of a computing device. The virtual file system appears as the actual file system when... Agent:
20110055289 - Method and system for managing component objects used in a plurality of composite objects: A composite physical object is formed of a plurality of component physical objects, which component physical objects can be used in a multiplicity of composite physical objects and a data management system and method is provided to manage the relationships. A user interface is provided to enable selection of component... Agent:
20110055287 - System tools for evaluating operational and financial performance from dispatchers using after the fact analysis: A decision-support tool is provided to evaluate operational and financial performance for dispatchers in power grid control centers associated with utility systems. A scheduler engine is coupled to a comprehensive operating plan that applies after the fact analysis for performance metrics, root-cause impacts and process re-engineering. A relational database is... Agent:
20110055290 - Provisioning a geographical image for retrieval: A system for provisioning a geographical image for retrieval, comprising: an application server operating to receive a query for a geographical region in a geographical area of coverage; and a database server operating to store a plurality of geo-image tiles that cover the geographical area of coverage at different zoom... Agent:
20110055291 - Database integration tool: A first data set is gathered from a first server computer, and second data set is gathered from a second server computer. The first server computer may include a first database storing first aspects of subscriber data and a first interface configured to access the first database. The second server... Agent:
20110055292 - System and method for standardizing vehicle network data across vehicle product lines: A gateway system includes a vehicle network having a network data, a processor for extracting the network data from the vehicle network and converting the network data into a standardized data having an open source format, and a broadcaster in communication with the processor to receive the standardized data and... Agent:
20110055293 - Data repository selection within a storage environment: Described is a method, system, and computer program product for selecting a data repository within a computing environment. The data repository can exist on multiple target computing systems as a logical entity called a volume or a file system. When selecting at least one data repository, a data protection system... Agent:
20110055294 - Cellular terminal device, e-mail deletion method, and recording medium: A cellular terminal device including a memory for storing a received e-mail, a deletion order determiner for determining a deletion order of a plurality of e-mails stored on the memory based on an operation of a user or history information related to a mail sender and a deletion processor for... Agent:
20110055296 - Link information generation apparatus, picture recording apparatus, picture reproduction apparatus, recording medium, link information generation method, picture recording method, picture reproduction method, program, and integrated circuit: A link information generation apparatus records a link information file on a recording medium on which a first folder holding a still picture file that includes still picture data and still picture imaging time information and a second folder holding one or more moving picture files each of which includes... Agent:
20110055295 - Systems and methods for context aware file searching: Embodiments of the invention broadly contemplate systems, apparatuses and methods providing simplified file searching using peripheral external information derived from one or more external sources. The peripheral external information corresponds to the context in which the user received and/or saved the file.... Agent:
20110055297 - Access module, information recording module, controller, and information recording system: A method for increasing the speed of processing when writing multiple files in parallel and writing file data in a stable manner in the case where the regions of a non-volatile memory in an information recording module are managed according to a filesystem is provided. An access module (1) includes... Agent:
20110055299 - Managing user data in a layered virtual workspace: 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:
20110055298 - Presenting a file system for a file containing items: What is disclosed is a method of operating a volume access system. The method includes processing at least a first file to generate a file system view of the first file comprising a plurality of items within the first file, and providing the file system view of the first file... Agent:Previous industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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