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Data processing: database and file management or data structures October categorized by USPTO classification 10/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20110264618 - System and method for processing and analyzing dimension data: A processor is operated to combine a first row of a dimension table in a data warehouse with a second row in the dimension table. The result is a combined row that includes a row identification key for the first row and a row identification key for the second row.... Agent:
20110264619 - Storage system: A storage system including a plurality of logical units; file management application software for performing file management on a per-file basis for a plurality of files stored in the respective logical units; a load monitoring module for monitoring a load in a resource of the storage system; and a file... Agent:
20110264620 - System and method for performing integrated storage operations: The present invention relates to a method for performing integrated storage operations on an information store. The present invention comprises identifying a plurality disparate types of storage operations stored in a policy option table. A first storage operation is performed according to a first set of storage criteria stored in... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110264621 - Apparatus, and associated method, for synchronizing directory services: An apparatus, and an associated method, synchronizes directory services based on group membership. A synchronization scope is defined by the group membership to a specified nesting level of nestable groups. Groups within the synchronization scope are fetched and de-nested. And, once fetched, the members of the fetched and de-nested groups... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110264622 - User-input scheduling of synchronization operation on a mobile device based on user activity: Data is synchronized between a mobile device and a computing device over a wireless link. Synchronization operations are scheduled according to a synchronization schedule that is based on a current time of day. In one embodiment, the day can be divided into different time periods by the user. The user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264624 - Centralized backup system and backup method for an homogeneous real-time system at different locations: The present invention discloses a centralized backup system for a non-local homogeneous real-time system, comprising a switch (302), and a host (301), an encryptor (303), a PC monitor (304), and a firewall (305) which connect with the switch. The present invention ensures the reliability of the non-local systems and is... Agent:
20110264623 - Method and system for using global equivalency sets to identify data during peer-to-peer synchronization: Systems and methods for synchronization including the use of a global equivalency identification datum or set of datum. A universally unique identification datum may be associated with each independently created associated data set. In some embodiments, a synchronization server software element may be responsible for maintaining synchronization for a plurality... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110264625 - Enhanced data comparison tool: Systems and methods are illustrated for transitioning data from one data store to another data store. The transition may occur according to comparison information received through a graphical user interface. For example, the comparison information may map data or columns in a source data store to data or columns in... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110264626 - Gpu enabled database systems: Methods for parallel query execution of a database operation on a database utilizing a graphics processing unit (GPU) are presented including: receiving query by a host, the query including database relations; starting a GPU kernel, where the GPU kernels include a GPU memory; hash partitioning the database relations by the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264627 - System and method for providing automatic update: A system for providing an automatic update includes: a server for real-time managing an original object to which an original identifier is allocated, writing a revision of the original object by a Data Definition Language (DDL), allocating an identifier different from the original identifier to the revision of the original... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110264628 - Data collector: A data collector may monitor a data source and identify updated data, which may be processed and prepared for inclusion into a search database. The data collector may have various handlers that may interact with a data source, which may be a database, web service, file system, collaboration system, or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264629 - Efficient point-to-multipoint data reconciliation: Efficient reconciliation of different versions of a target file or dataset can be facilitated using a hash hierarchy of a master version of the dataset. Each level of the hash hierarchy has hashes of blocks of the master version that may be sub-blocks of the hashes in the level above.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264630 - Quota-based archiving: A determination of whether to archive email messages in a user mailbox is made each time an email message is received at a server computer. A storage quota, a first threshold and a second threshold are obtained for the user mailbox. The first threshold is a first percentage of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264631 - Method and system for de-identification of data: A method and system for de-identification of data comprising a plurality of data elements. The method involves identifying one or more portions of the data based on a predefined identification condition. The predefined identification condition is expressed in terms of, but is not limited to, one or more characteristics of... Agent: Dataguise Inc.
20110264632 - Systems and methods for transformation of logical data objects for storage: Methods and systems for transforming a logical data object for storage in a storage device configured to operate with at least one storage protocol. One method comprises creating in the storage device a transformed logical data object comprising a one or more allocated storage sections with a predefined size and... Agent:
20110264633 - Systems and methods for transformation of logical data objects for storage: Methods and systems for transforming a logical data object for storage in a storage device configured to operate with at least one storage protocol. One method comprises creating in the storage device a transformed logical data object comprising a one or more allocated storage sections with a predefined size and... Agent:
20110264634 - Systems and methods for transformation of logical data objects for storage: Systems and methods for compressing a raw logical data object (201) for storage in a storage device operable with at least one storage protocol, creating, reading, writing, optimizatic in and restoring thereof. Compressing the raw logical data object (201) comprises creating in the storage device a compressed logical data object... Agent:
20110264635 - Systems and methods for providing continuous file protection at block level: A system and method are disclosed for providing continuous file protection in a computer processing system. In accordance with an embodiment, the system includes a configuration module, a filter driver, and a storage module. The configuration module permits a user to elect certain files or folders for protection. The configuration... Agent: Board Of Governors For Higher Education, State Of Rhode Island And Providence Plantations
20110264636 - Updating a data warehouse schema based on changes in an observation model: A method, information processing system, and computer readable medium for modifying at least one data warehouse schema based on detected changes in an associated observation model are disclosed. The method includes determining if at least one new observation model has been created. The method also includes determining if at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264637 - Method and a system for information identification: A method for detecting an information item within an information sequence obtained from a digital medium, said information item comprising any one of a specified set of prestored information items, comprising: transforming each of the set of prestored information items into a respective representation, in accordance with a predetermined transformation... Agent: Portauthority Technologies Inc.
20110264638 - System and method for communicating enterprise information between a mobile device and a backend platform: Various systems and methods for communicating enterprise information between an enterprise backend server and a mobile device are provided. For example, a middleware server may generate a formbuilder interface that allows a user to input form design information used to display a custom dynamic form. The form design information may... Agent: Zerion Software, Inc.
20110264642 - Dynamic computation engine in search stack: A data search and retrieval system that, in response to a search query, dynamically selects and applies a model of information to be returned to a user. The model may be selected based on the search query directly, or indirectly based on data returned by a search engine applying the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264641 - Image search result summarization with informative priors: An informative priors image search result summarization system and method that summarizes image search results based on the image relevance (as determined by a search engine's initial ranking) and the image quality. Embodiments of the system and method cluster the image search results, rank images within each cluster based on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264639 - Learning diverse rankings over document collections: A document selector selects and ranks documents that are relevant to a query. The document selector executes an instance of a multi-armed bandits algorithm to select a document for each slot of a results page according to one or more strategies. The documents are selected in an order defined by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264643 - Methods and apparatus for searching with awareness of geography and languages: A system that automatically discerning the best combinations of a user query's geographical origin and language, retrieving and displaying search results accordingly. A record on the system are associated with a geographic location and a language. A record could be composed of two or more records, each of which associates... Agent:
20110264644 - Methods and systems for searching, selecting, and displaying content: Methods and systems for identifying and presenting information are described. Search results are received from a search engine. An entity associated with a networked site is selected using a selection criterion. A determination is made as to whether the listing includes a link to the networked site or includes the... Agent: Ad-vantage Networks, LLC.
20110264640 - Using external sources for sponsored search ad selection: A system and a system are provided for using external sources (e.g., landing pages) for sponsored search ad selection. In one example, the system identifies one or more regions of an external source. The one or more regions are relevant to a query. The external source includes a source that... Agent:
20110264645 - Information presentation system: An information presentation system that identifies information of interest to a user based on identifying tasks that may be relevant to the user given the user's current context. The user may be presented with an option to select from among relevant tasks and/or goals of completing the task. For each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264646 - Search engine data structure: A search engine database may a segmented structure that preserves individual document references and allows updating as well as scalability. A set of segment managers may receive new, updated, or deleted documents and update a set of term matrices from which a published search matrix may be generated. The database... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264647 - Query processing for web search: A computer-implemented method for processing user entered query data to improve results of a search of pages using a database, when searching the internet, is disclosed. The method includes receiving the user entered query data and parsing each word of the query data and segmenting words using probability to determine... Agent: Yahoo!, Inc.
20110264649 - Adaptive knowledge platform: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, for providing an adaptive knowledge platform. In one or more aspects, a system can include a knowledge management component to acquire, classify and disseminate information of a dataset; a human-computer interaction component to visualize multiple perspectives of the dataset and to... Agent:
20110264650 - Methods and systems for filtering data for interactive display of database data: Interactive database viewing is provided. A server associated with a database accesses a stored result set from a database query. The server presents a portion of the result set in a list view to a client device remote from the server and the cache memory, where the portion presented is... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc
20110264648 - Selectively adding social dimension to web searches: Embodiments are directed towards managing a display of search results by employing a query-classification for a search query to selectively display trust search results that are displayed distinct from non-trust search results. A search query is classified into a query-class. A search is then performed over non-trust sources, and selectively... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110264651 - Large scale entity-specific resource classification: A system and method is described for large scale entity-specific classification of each entity-specific set of candidates in a collection of candidates for each specific entity in a collection of entities. The collection of entities may comprise a specific category or domain of entities (e.g. schools, restaurants, manufacturers, products, events,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110264653 - Spreading comments to other documents: A server device is configured to receive a comment associated with a first document, the comment corresponding to a first portion of the first document; identify a second document that includes a second portion that matches the first portion of the first document; and store the comment in association with... Agent: Google Inc.
20110264652 - System and methods for matching an utterance to a template hierarchy: A system and methods for matching at least one word of an utterance against a set of template hierarchies to select the best matching template or set of templates corresponding to the utterance. The system and methods determines at least one exact, inexact, and partial match between the at least... Agent: Cyberpulse, L.L.C.
20110264654 - Presentation of local results: A computer-implemented method is disclosed. The method includes receiving from a remote device a search query, generating a local result set and one or more non-local result sets for the search query, determining a display location for the local result set relative to the non-local result set based on a... Agent: Google Inc.
20110264656 - Context-based services: Concepts and technologies are described herein for providing context-based services. In one embodiment, context-based output is provided. The context-based output can include context-based search results for a query. Contextual information can be used to improve access to real-time, social, and other content by enabling a search engine to better understand... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264655 - Location context mining: Concepts and technologies are described herein for mining location contexts within document text. Through an implementation of the concepts and technologies presented herein, functionality can be provided for location context mining within articles, websites, travelogues, or other such documents. A location context is a concept associated with a specific location.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264657 - System and method of controlling interactive communication services by responding to user query with relevant information from content specific database: An electronic communication system is controlled by a content service provider to return relevant information from a content specific database in response to a user query. The content service provider compiles a plurality of content specific databases, each dedicated to a category of information of interest to the user. The... Agent: Eye Level Holdings, LLC
20110264659 - Training a ranking function using propagated document relevance: A method and system for propagating the relevance of labeled documents to a query to unlabeled documents is provided. The propagation system provides training data that includes queries, documents labeled with their relevance to the queries, and unlabeled documents. The propagation system then calculates the similarity between pairs of documents... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264658 - Web object retrieval based on a language model: A method and system is provided for determining relevance of an object to a term based on a language model. The relevance system provides records extracted from web pages that relate to the object. To determine the relevance of the object to a term, the relevance system first determines, for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264660 - Techniques to perform relative ranking for search results: Techniques to perform relative ranking for search results are described. An apparatus may include an enhanced search component operative to receive a search query and provide ranked search results responsive to the search query. The enhanced search component may comprise a resource search module operative to search for resources using... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264662 - Context collection devices, context collection programs, and context collection methods: A content storage means stores content information that correlates available pieces of content with tags that are assigned thereto and that represent contexts in advance. A usage log storage means stores information that represents a piece of content that a user used as a usage log. A user context determination... Agent:
20110264661 - Graphically displaying a file system: The contents of a computer file system are displayed on a graphical user interface. File system metadata descriptive of the computer file system and file metadata descriptive of each of a plurality of files are gathered. A file selection is received indicating a file accessed by the user. A user... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264663 - System and method for behavioural and contextual data analytics: A server arrangement for managing observation data of wireless devices, including data input logic for obtaining observation data from wireless devices, the obtained data including behavioral and contextual raw data relative to the wireless devices, data mining logic for establishing a number of derived data elements, on the basis of... Agent: Zokem Oy
20110264664 - Identifying location names within document text: Concepts and technologies are described herein for identifying location names within document text. Through an implementation of the concepts and technologies presented herein, functionality can be provided for identifying location names within articles, websites, travelogues, or other such documents. For instance, documents containing the names of cities, regions, countries, landmarks,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264665 - Information retrieval system with customization: A data search and retrieval system that, in response to a search query, dynamically selects and applies a model of information to be returned to a user. The model may be selected based on the search query directly or indirectly based on data returned by a search engine applying the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264666 - Method and apparatus for index generation and use: An approach is provided for generating a searchable index including an associated object graph. Data objects of a database are converted into corresponding rows in a set of searchable columns. An object graph corresponding to each row of the searchable columns are determined. An index including the set of searchable... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110264667 - Column-oriented storage in a row-oriented database management system: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media are provided for column-oriented storage in a row-oriented database management system. Data may be provided in one or more columns, each datum associated with a position within a column. A list may be created of one or more records per column, each record including... Agent:
20110264668 - Methods and systems for providing secondary indexing in a multi-tenant database environment: Secondary indexing mechanisms are disclosed. A first index is created in a database environment. The index has a scope defined by a set of files that meet a pre-selected criteria. Second index generation is initiated. Te second index has the same scope as the first index. A first time period... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110264669 - method for compressing a .net file: The invention discloses a method for compressing a .net file, characterized by at least one of the following steps of obtaining and compressing reference type in a .net tile; obtaining and compressing definition method in a .net file; obtaining and compressing method body of the definition method in a .net... Agent:
20110264671 - Document scoring based on document content update: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one... Agent: Google Inc.
20110264672 - Method and system for detecting a similarity of documents: The invention relates to a method and a system for detecting a similarity of documents. The similarity of documents is detected with the help of an analysis of citations in one or more citation document(s), wherein the distance between the individual citations is used as criterion of the analysis. On... Agent:
20110264670 - Method and system for searching unstructured textual data for quantitative answers to queries: Disclosed is a method of querying a collection of electronic documents, comprising defining a query for retrieving a numerical answer, said query comprising one or more search terms and a tolerance for said numerical answer; defining a set of document portions from said collection, each document portion in said set... Agent:
20110264673 - Establishing search results and deeplinks using trails: Search and browse trails are temporally-ordered sequences of web pages visited by a user during post-search query navigation beginning with a page associated with one of the search results. The trails can provide useful information for a number of search-related purposes. For example, these trails can be used to leverage... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264674 - Display control apparatus: When a list of file names is to be displayed on a display device, a comparison is made between a necessary display width of each of the file names and a width of a display area of the display device. For each of the file names having a necessary display... Agent: Yamaha Corporation
20110264675 - Searching apparatus and searching method: A searching apparatus includes a memory unit which stores transposed indexes representing appearing positions of all n-grams in plural pieces of document data subjected to searching and appearing frequencies, an n-gram extracting unit that extracts all n-grams extractable from a searching character string, a smallest-frequency deriving unit which refers to... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110264676 - Method and system for providing the download of transcoded files: A technique and system that generates transcoded media files from requested original compressed media files, and then transmits the transcoded media files to a requester rather than the original compressed media files. Advantageously, the disclosed solutions provide a more bandwidth efficient downloading of media files to a requesting device. In... Agent:
20110264677 - System and method for digital evidence analysis and authentication: The system disclosed provides an efficient mechanism for acquiring email and other data from remote systems in a forensically sound manner. Email for users can be requested by investigators from email servers across the country. It is then be automatically acquired and made available to the examiner, subject to approval,... Agent: United States Postal Service
20110264678 - User modification of a model applied to search results: A data search and retrieval system that, in response to a search query, applies a model to search results to generate information to be returned to a user. A user may modify the model via a set of controls displayed to the user. The modified model may then be applied... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264679 - Peer to peer (p2p) missing fields and field valuation feedback: Methods, systems, and apparatus for processing data, and more specifically to retrieving results for a query from one or more devices coupled to a network. A first device may receive an abstract query including logical fields defined by a first data abstraction model and retrieve query results stored in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264680 - System and methods for searching and displaying ontology-based data structures: Systems and methods that for searching and displaying ontology-based data structures so that the essential and relevant qualities of searched subject matters may be categorized by subject indices. The system and methods described below utilize ontology-based data systems to enable a more integrated and tighter search experience while at the... Agent:
20110264681 - Method and system for performing searches in a multi-tenant database environment: Techniques for searching in a multitenant database environment. A graphical user interface is provided that includes a search functionality for searching a database within a multitenant database environment. The multitenant environment includes data for multiple client entities, each identified by a tenant identifier (ID) having one of one or more... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110264687 - Concurrent linked hashed maps: An apparatus and a method for forming a concurrent linked hash map is described. Doubly linked nodes of a linked list are formed in a data container of a networked memory. A hash table is generated from the doubly linked nodes. A parent node is located in the hash table... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.
20110264686 - Contextual collaboration embedded inside applications: Methods and systems are described for enhancing applications, such as enterprise applications, to include contextual collaboration functionality by providing a collaboration space which can be embedded or otherwise made visibly available from within the application's user interface. The collaboration space allows collaboration content from collaboration activities that are outside the... Agent:
20110264685 - Email views: Email viewing techniques are described. In implementations, a determination is made regarding one or more types of content that are included in an email through examination of metadata that describes the one or more types of content. The determination is made responsive to selection of an email in a user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264691 - Information processing apparatus, text selection method, and program: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a sensor information acquisition section configured to acquire sensor information outputted from a sensor for detecting a user motion and sensor information outputted from a sensor for obtaining a user current location; an action pattern detection block configured to analyze sensor information... Agent:
20110264690 - Information processing device and method for distributing objects between systems: An information processing device and method for distributing objects from a source system to a destination system package at least one distribution object and at least one association object. The information processing device sets the at least one distribution object, the source system and the destination system. Then, the information... Agent: Gds Software (shenzhen) Co.,ltd
20110264689 - Method and apparatus for searching message data in a portable electronic device: A method and apparatus for searching message data in a portable electronic device are provided. A threaded message inbox is provided at a display of the device, the message data grouped as threads. Search criteria are received and a search of an index of the threaded message inbox is initiated... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110264684 - Method and system for updating contact information: A method for creating a user's address book in a database that creates a code associated with the user such that when the user's address book is updated, the updated information is imported into the platforms of members registered in the database through the code. A method for scanning a... Agent:
20110264688 - Peer to peer (p2p) data licensing model in a distributed abstract query environment: Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for retrieving results for a query. One or more peer devices in a peer to peer network may define licensing terms for accessing data in one or more respective subsets of data contained therein. Upon receiving a query, the results of the data in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264683 - System and method for managing information map: An information map management system and method. The information map management system, including: an information map database maintaining at least one of an object, property, class, and group which are a unit of an information map; a search result determination unit determining a search result corresponding to a query by... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110264682 - System for generating recommendation keyword of multimedia contents and method thereof: A prospective viewer group of the content is generated by a broadcast time and a keyword of a specific broadcast content and a keyword set is generated by selecting keywords having a higher correlation with the content than a threshold value from among search words transmitted by the prospective viewer... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110264692 - System for searching property listings based on location: A system for searching property listings based on location may include storing, in a database of a mobile electronic device, a set of property listing entries, wherein a property listing entry includes an identification data field and a location coordinate data field. A property searching application may be executed on... Agent: Mobilerealtyapps.com, LLC
20110264693 - Apparatus, and associated method, for obtaining mobility device information: An apparatus and associated method is provided for facilitating a search for user information in a multiple-domain communication scheme. A search is initiated by way of a web-based console. A search request causes search inquiries to be made to each of the domains of the multi-domain communication scheme. And, search... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110264696 - Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for verifying dosing compliance: A pharmaceutical dosage form is provided that has a distinguishing characteristic and an identifier associated with the dosage form. The distinguishing characteristic is assigned from a limited set of distinguishing characteristics and is determined upon oral administration of the dosage form, or is detected in breath, bodily fluids, or tissues... Agent:
20110264694 - System and method for publishing and displaying digital materials: The present invention provides a system for publishing and displaying digital materials, comprising an ePub publishing module comprising a mechanism for publishers to upload ePub files, a user management module providing a means to add, edit and remove end users from the system, a bookshelf module for organizing the user's... Agent: Bridgepoint Education
20110264695 - Systems and methods to process enquires by receving and processing user defined scopes first: This invention discloses an apparatus for use in managing information content in a network-based communication system. The apparatus comprising a processing element comprising a processor coupled to a memory. The processing element provides at least a portion of a content management web site identified by a first uniform resource locator... Agent:
20110264697 - Mixed initiative semantic search: In one embodiment, a method is illustrated including receiving a search query, parsing the search query to identify first and second search terms, determining a relationship between the first and second search terms based on their respective domain assignments, conducting a search based on the respective domain assignments, and displaying... Agent:
20110264698 - Method for guiding operation of application program, mobile electronic device, and computer-readable medium using the method thereof: A method for guiding an operation of an application program, a mobile electronic device, and a computer program product using the method thereof are provided. In the invention, a description page with a plurality of links of an operation guide is opened. An operation interface of the application program is... Agent: Htc Corporation
20110264699 - Method and system for content classification: A processing method for classification (300) of contents (400) in a domain (500; 501) that can be represented through a taxonomy is described, the method comprising: generating (301) a first digital mathematical representation of the taxonomy; generating (302) a second digital mathematical representation of text documents (600) different from said... Agent: Telecom Italia S.p.a.
20110264700 - Enriching online videos by content detection, searching, and information aggregation: Many internet users consume content through online videos. For example, users may view movies, television shows, music videos, and/or homemade videos. It may be advantageous to provide additional information to users consuming the online videos. Unfortunately, many current techniques may be unable to provide additional information relevant to the online... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264701 - System and method for maintaining and updating data objects associated with mobile electronic devices: A system and method for maintaining and updating data objects associated with mobile electronic devices is provided. In an embodiment, a data object manager engine receives data representing a first electronic device and a second electronic device. The data object manager engine is configured to update a data object associated... Agent: Redknee Inc.
20110264702 - Conversion of hierarchical infoset type data to binary data: Encoding and/or decoding of messages. On the encoding end, a composite encoder encodes message from an internal format that is used by internal system components into an external format. However, the composite encoder may encode the outgoing messages into different external formats on a per-message basis. For incoming message, a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264703 - Importing tree structure: A set of structured data may be stored using a format file and a data file. The format file may contain a hierarchical structure in the form of classes and relationships, while the data file may store the instances of the data in a serialized form. The format file may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110264704 - Methods and systems for deleting large amounts of data from a multitenant database: A bulk delete for remote database access is provided. A delete request is received over an API for a multitenant database. The delete can be for either a soft delete or a hard delete, where hard delete allows the system to skip use of a recycle bin. Multiple batch jobs... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc
20110264707 - Extensible meta model for capturing solution patterns: A method for capturing patterns and associated points of variability includes providing an XML schema defining elements representing different point of variability (POV) types for a pattern. The elements belong to an XML schema “substitution group” to enable the POV types to be substituted for one another. In selected embodiments,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264706 - Generating unique identifiers: A method, a system, and a computer program product for creating a set of identifiers are disclosed. A first set of identifiers is generated by a first randomization of a partition. Identifiers of the first set of identifiers are selected to generate a third set of identifiers. A second set... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264705 - Method and system for interactive generation of presentations: Embodiments disclosed include computerized methods and systems for creating slideshow presentations using an outline based programming language. The outline based input is normalized, thereby permitting receipt of the input from devices using different operating systems. A lexical analysis is performed on the input to compile a set of tokens and... Agent:
20110264708 - Methods and system for deducing road geometry and connectivity: Methods and systems for generating, deriving, and enhancing drivable road databases are provided. A baseline road in a road network is defined and position and/or trajectory data collected by vehicles traveling the baseline road are compiled and compared to a representation of the baseline road in an existing database. Identity... Agent:
20110264709 - Capturing image data: A screen capture application captures image data by receiving a signal defining a display area for which image data is to be captured, accessing metadata relating to components within the defined display area, and, for components within the display area, storing an image of the component and storing associated position... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264710 - Monitoring and reporting productivity in enterprise environment: A system and associated method for monitoring and reporting productivity in an enterprise environment. The enterprise environment has a server, a database, a client program and a web interface. The database stores transaction data and administration data. The transaction data stores records of time spent by an end user to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264711 - Computer based method and system for generating custom dynamic templates: A method for a dynamically configurable imaging process, including: inputting, using a graphical user interface for at least one first specially programmed computer, computer instructions for executing at least one image processing task; creating template type information using the computer instructions and a first processor for the first computer, the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110264712 - Copy planning in a concurrent garbage collector: A garbage collector is disclosed that permits extensive separation of mutators and the garbage collector from a synchronization perspective. This relative decoupling of mutator and collector operation allows the garbage collector to perform relatively time-intensive operations during garbage collection without substantially slowing down mutators. The present invention makes use of... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy Ltd
20110264713 - Garbage collector with concurrent flipping without read barrier and without verifying copying: In an object-relocating garbage collector, objects are copied and new copies taken into use concurrently with mutator execution without needing to use a read barrier, and importantly, without requiring verification (read-back) of each copied word and without requiring atomic instructions for the copying. Write barriers, thread-local write barrier buffers and... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy Ltd
20110264714 - Sd card memory tool: A method and apparatus that creates situations in which insufficient memory is available to store a file created by a computer game device on an SD memory card, or exactly enough memory is available to store a file or sufficient memory is available to store a file. Depending upon the... Agent: Nintendo Of America Inc.
20110264715 - Location metadata in a media file: This is directed to systems, methods and computer-readable media for media files having timed and untimed location metadata. For example, a media file can include timed location metadata stored in a metadata track of the media file, such that individual timed packets of location information are each associated with different... Agent:
20110264716 - Management system and management method for storage system: A management system for a storage system including a storage control device that provides a plurality of file sharing environments, includes: an average maintenance interval calculating part to calculate an average maintenance interval that is an average value of time intervals at which an operation command is given to each... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110264717 - Storage and retrieval of required slices in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a processing module determining whether one or more encoded data slices of a set of encoded data slices of a plurality of sets of encoded data slices are required encoded data slices to produce one or more required encoded data slices. When the one or more... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110264718 - Virtual system administration environment for non-root user: A virtual system environment in a computing system allows non-root users to perform administrative operations normally requiring root privileges. A virtual control module has a virtual file system with virtual directories corresponding to one or more of the system directories of a root file system. Each virtual directory contains one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation10/20/2011 > 86 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110258158 - Data services framework workflow processing: A data services framework workflow processing system and method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request for data from a client and based on the request, determining a workflow to process the request. The method also includes based on the workflow, generating a plurality of backend calls. Additionally, the... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110258159 - Universal address book: A method is provided for synchronizing a universal address book located in a database amongst a first user and a second user. The first user sends an initialization message to the database and an invitation message to the second user. The first user receives an acceptance message from the second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110258160 - Data synchronization methods for synchronizing data in communication system and communication systems: A data synchronization method for synchronizing data in a communication system including an account server including a first data record of an account, a mobile device including a second data record, and a data server including a third data record is disclosed. The mobile device is connected to the account... Agent:
20110258161 - Optimizing data transmission bandwidth consumption over a wide area network: An exemplary embodiment includes partitioning a data message to be communicated from a first data site to a second data site into data chunks; generating a data chunk identifier for each data chunk; determining whether the data chunks are stored at the second data site; when at least one data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258162 - System and method for identifying and mitigating redundancies in stored data: In an example of an embodiment of the invention, a repeating pattern is identified within stored data comprising a plurality of data files, each data file comprising at least a header section and a data section stored in an unknown format. At least one occurrence of the repeating pattern is... Agent:
20110258163 - Dynamically created two-stage self extracting archives: A method of dynamically creating a two-stage self-extracting archives. During the archive creation process the executable code segments for inverse algorithms are selectively added to the self-extracting archive, but only for those algorithms applied during archive creation. This results in a considerably smaller size of the self-extracting archive. Additional space... Agent: Smith Micro Software, Inc.
20110258164 - Detecting inadvertent or malicious data corruption in storage subsystems and recovering data: Embodiments of the invention detect inadvertent or malicious data corruption and for recovering data including receiving a query specifying corrupted application data; analyzing transaction logs to find update operations related to the data; determining where the data are stored, by mapping the table data to locations within the file system... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258165 - Automatic verification system for computer virus vaccine database and method thereof: The present invention relates to a method and system for automatically verifying a computer vaccine database and, more particularly, to a method and system for automatically verifying a computer vaccine database, which is capable of automatically verifying and modifying a vaccine database mounted on a vaccine engine so that a... Agent: Estsoft Corp.
20110258166 - Removal of invisible data packages in data warehouses: In accordance with one embodiment of the disclosed technology, inconsistencies are detected between various records relating to data that has been associated with an identification tag. Data packages associated with the inconsistencies may then be removed. In accordance with another aspect of the disclosed technology, requests relating to data packages... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20110258167 - Xbrl service system and method: Relationships between XBRL hypercubes, including implicit relationships, may be automatically determined based on shared dimensions. Once such relationships are understood, “generic” software (software that is not specific to a particular taxonomy) may be built to provide some or all of the following functionalities: determine, enforce, and/or encourage referential integrity; deduce... Agent: Xbrl Cloud, Inc.
20110258169 - Customization of information using a desktop module: To customize information using a desktop module, a page editor application is used to modify information for presentation in a container on a computer, wherein the container facilitates interaction between a plurality of applications associated with a plurality of business units. Configuration information is received to modify the presentation of... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110258171 - Method and apparatus for marking an egg with an advertisement, a freshness date and a traceability code: A method of marking an egg is disclosed and comprises applying radiant energy to the shell of an egg so as to cause discoloration of the eggshell, thereby forming a marking comprising at least a traceability code and a freshness date. Apparatus is also disclosed for applying markings on eggs... Agent: Newmarket Impressions, LLC
20110258168 - Online customization of information using a site management module: To customize information online using a site management module, a request is received, from a remote computer over a network, to modify information for presentation in a container on a computer, wherein the container facilitates interaction between a plurality of applications associated with a plurality of business units. Configuration information... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110258170 - Systems and methods for automatically correcting data extracted from electronic documents using known constraints for semantics of extracted data elements: In a document analysis system that receives and processes jobs from a plurality of users, in which each job may contain multiple electronic documents, to extract data from the electronic documents, a method of automatically correcting the extracted data using known constraints amongst semantics of extracted data elements is provided.... Agent:
20110258173 - Expansion of search queries using information categorization: A computerized system and method of constructing and expanding search queries for conducting searches through information sources. The system enables retrieving a category options tree, allowing a user to define a category route by selecting a category-node, which defines a search-category. The system may further enable retrieving a query scenario... Agent:
20110258174 - Personalized network searching: Personalized network searching, in which a search query is received from a user, and a request is received to personalize a search result. Responsive to the search query and the request to personalize the search result, a personalized search result is generated by searching a personalized search object. Responsive to... Agent: Google Inc.
20110258172 - Selection of images: This invention relates to problems arising from searching a large, online image data set. The invention improves the ability of customers to search across large catalogues using keywords when those keywords have not been specified in advance. This invention achieves this by taking diverse metadata, both structured and unstructured, from... Agent: Alamy Limited
20110258175 - Marker search system for augmented reality service: A search system, a user device, and a server for AR service are disclosed. The search system includes a search engine configured to search a web content and a marker, in response to an input of a user, a matching unit configured to match the searched web content with the... Agent: Bizmodeline Co., Ltd.
20110258176 - Minimizing visibility of stale content in web searching including revising web crawl intervals of documents: A method and system is disclosed for associating an appropriate web crawl interval with a document so that the probability of the document's stale content being used by a search engine is below an acceptable level when the search engine crawls the document at its associated web crawl interval. The... Agent:
20110258177 - Systems and methods for providing a microdocument framework for storage, retrieval, and aggregation: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for providing a microdocument framework. The method and system includes receiving a plurality microdocuments and detecting content data for each of the plurality of microdocuments. The method and system further includes indexing at least a portion of the plurality of microdocuments... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110258179 - Methods and systems for optimizing queries in a multi-tenant store: Methods and systems for optimizing queries in a multi-tenant store are described. In one embodiment, such a method includes retrieving data from a multi-tenant database system having a relational data store and a non-relational data store, receiving a request specifying data to be retrieved, retrieving one or more locations of... Agent: Salesforce.com
20110258178 - Methods and systems for performing cross store joins in a multi-tenant store: Methods and systems for performing cross store joins in a multi-tenant store are described. In one embodiment, such a method includes retrieving data from a multi-tenant database system having a relational data store and a non-relational data store, receiving a request specifying data to be retrieved from the multi-tenant database... Agent: Salesforce.com
20110258180 - Hole selection system and method: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a system and method for hole selection in a defined area. Embodiments further disclose a system and method for selecting a golf hole location on a green. The system may include a storage component, a processing component, an analyzing component, a selecting component, and... Agent:
20110258183 - Autocompletion of partial search query with return of predicted search results: A set of ordered predicted completion strings are presented to a user as the user enters text in a text entry box (e.g., a browser or a toolbar). The predicted completion strings can be in the form of URLs or query strings. The ordering may be based on any number... Agent:
20110258184 - Changing ranking algorithms based on customer settings: Search term ranking algorithms can be generated and updated based on customer settings, such as where a ranking algorithm is modeled as a combination function of different ranking factors. An end user of a search system provides personalized preferences for weighted attributes, generally or for a single instance of the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110258181 - Method for calculating semantic similarities between messages and conversations based on enhanced entity extraction: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for estimating a similarity level between documents. During operation, the system receives a number of documents, extracts a number of semantic entities from the documents, calculates the similarity level between the documents based on the extracted semantic entities, and produces a... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110258182 - Systems and methods for automatically extracting data from electronic document page including multiple copies of a form: In a document analysis system that receives and processes jobs from a plurality of users, in which each job may contain multiple electronic documents, to extract data from the electronic documents, a method of extracting data from a received electronic document page that includes multiple copies of a form is... Agent:
20110258185 - Document scoring based on document content update: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one... Agent: Google Inc.
20110258186 - Assigning data for storage based on a frequency with which the data is accessed: A method, system, and apparatus for improving performance when retrieving data from one or more storage media. Files to be stored on the one or more storage media are classified into a ranking of different sets. Differences in retrieval value of different regions of the one or more storage media... Agent: Diskeeper Corporation
20110258187 - Relevance-based open source intelligence (osint) collection: In certain embodiments, a method for relevance-based open source intelligence (OSINT) collection includes accessing a request for information, determining a first data source associated with the request, and accessing a first data set collected from the first data source by a data collection component. The method further includes applying natural... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110258189 - Multimedia integration description scheme, method and system for mpeg-7: The invention provides a system and method for integrating multimedia descriptions in a way that allows humans, software components or devices to easily identify, represent, manage, retrieve, and categorize the multimedia content. In this manner, a user who may be interested in locating a specific piece of multimedia content from... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.
20110258188 - Semantic segmentation and tagging engine: In accordance with the embodiments of the present invention, a method and engine for assigning semantic tags to segments within media. The invention receives media and extracts textual information related to the media's content. It processes the textual information and creates a list of topics related to the content. The... Agent:
20110258192 - Providing question and answer services: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for question and answer services. In one aspect, a method combines receiving a plurality of questions from a plurality of different servers according to a protocol that defines services for submitting questions and obtaining answers to questions.... Agent: Google Inc.
20110258190 - Spectral neighborhood blocking for entity resolution: A processing device of an information processing system is operative to obtain a plurality of records, documents, web pages or other data objects, and to construct a binary tree using a bipartition procedure in which subsets of the data objects are associated with respective nodes of the tree. Evaluation of... Agent:
20110258191 - System and method for providing search results based on registration of extended keywords: Provided is a system and method providing a search result by registering an extended keyword. A search result providing system may include a registration keyword determining unit to determine whether a registration keyword is required to be additionally registered based on at least of information associated with a registration of... Agent: Nhn Business Platform Corp.
20110258193 - Method for calculating entity similarities: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for estimating a similarity level between semantic entities. During operation, the system selects two or more semantic entities associated with a number documents. The system subsequently parses the documents into sub-parts, and calculates the similarity level between the semantic entities based... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110258194 - Named entity marking apparatus, named entity marking method, and computer readable medium thereof: A named entity marking apparatus, a named entity marking method, and a computer program product thereof are provided. The named entity marking apparatus comprises a processor and a storage unit, wherein the processor is electrically connected to the storage unit. The storage unit is stored with an electronic document and... Agent: Institute For Information Industry
20110258195 - Systems and methods for automatically reducing data search space and improving data extraction accuracy using known constraints in a layout of extracted data elements: A method of automatically narrowing data search space and improving accuracy of data extraction using known constraints in a layout of extracted data elements for classified documented is provided. The method includes: analyzing each document to classify it within a document category, each category having a corresponding set of expected... Agent:
20110258197 - Method and apparatus for data capture and analysis system: Content leaving a local network can be captured and indexed so that queries can be performed on the captured data. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises an apparatus that connects to a network. In one embodiment, this apparatus includes a network interface module to connect the apparatus to a... Agent: Mcafee, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20110258196 - Method and system of content recommendation: A method of content recommendation, includes: generating a first digital mathematical representation of contents to associate the contents with a first plurality of words describing the contents; generating a second digital mathematical representation of text documents different from the contents to associate the documents with a second plurality of words;... Agent:
20110258198 - Using behavior data to quickly improve search ranking: Systems and methods for applying user behavior data to improve serach query result ranking are provided. Upon receiving an update file indicating that recent, significant user behavior data is available for a document associated with an inverted index, the update file is published periodically and frequently to an index server.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258199 - Methods and systems for performing high volume searches in a multi-tenant store: Method and systems for performing high volume searches are described. In one example a method includes receiving a query directed to a database, the database including a plurality of items, determining whether the query complies with one of a plurality of search criteria, each of the plurality of search criteria... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110258201 - Multilevel intent analysis apparatus & method for email filtration: A method for filtering email which contains links to uniform resource identifiers which disguise the content and identity of spam sites by multiple serial redirection.... Agent: Barracuda Inc.
20110258200 - System and method for identifying persons having socially unacceptable behavior: A system and method includes hosting a social networking website for identifying persons having socially unacceptable behavior. Users of the social networking site are enabled to anonymously submit documentation regarding a person having socially unacceptable behavior. Strength of the documents is rated based on types of documents. The documentation is... Agent:
20110258202 - Concept extraction using title and emphasized text: A concept extraction machine accesses textual data of a document. The document comprises text and a title, and the textual data comprises the title and the text of the document. The concept extraction machine identifies a portion of the text as a text token. The concept extraction machine identifies the... Agent:
20110258203 - Methods and systems for relationship characterization and utilization from a user's social networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of relationship characterization and utilization from a user's social network, comprising, using monitoring agents for the user's social network to create a unique profile of each contact in the social network by feeding data into a context aware framework, clustering raw... Agent:
20110258204 - System for using keyword phrases on a page to provide contextually relevant content to users: A process is described for assessing the suitability of particular keyword phrases for use in serving contextually relevant content for display on pages of network-accessible sites. In one embodiment, the process involves scoring the key phrases based in part on collected user behavioral data, such as view counts of associated... Agent: Wordnetworks, Inc.
20110258205 - Bit string data sorting apparatus, sorting method, and program: The sort processing of keys to be sorted, which keys are expressed as bit strings involves a classification processing. In the classification processing, a bit string comparison between a reference key and a key which is an object of the classification is performed, and a difference bit position is obtained... Agent: S. Grants Co., Ltd.
20110258206 - System and method for evaluating marketer re-identification risk: Disclosures of databases for secondary purposes is increasing rapidly and any identification of personal data may from a dataset of database can be detrimental. A re-identification risk metric is determined for the scenario where an intruder wishes to re-identify as many records as possible in a disclosed database, known as... Agent: University Of Ottawa
20110258208 - Methods and systems for securing and protecting repositories and directories: A system and method for protecting a networked organizational data storage facility, which is accessible by a network environment, by mapping the network environment, profiling the network environment and filtering the network traffic based on said profiling of the network environment.... Agent:
20110258207 - Providing notice via the internet: A system for posting a public notice on the Internet for a legal jurisdiction. The system includes a forum server, client computer, and the Internet. The forum server stores data and information regarding public notices in the jurisdiction, and supports a website that provides notice-related services such as posting, searching,... Agent:
20110258210 - Dual dfa decomposition for large scale regular expression matching: An apparatus includes a data processing system for matching a first input string with a first regular expression set. The data processing system includes a processor, a memory storing a computer program, a processor configured to execute the computer program. The computer program includes instructions for performing mapping at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258209 - Rule organization for efficient transaction pattern matching: Efficiently identifying transactions processed by a software application, such as a server application is disclosed. In one embodiment, transactions are identified by applying a set of rules to communications between a client and server to determine whether certain patterns are in the communications. For example, the rules may look for... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20110258211 - System and method for synchronous matching of media samples with broadcast media streams: Systems and methods are disclosed for matching media clips. A media matching system is operable to deliver a content stream to a media receiving device. The content stream may be synchronized to a media stream received by a primary media receiving device. The output signal of the primary media receiving... Agent:
20110258212 - Automatic query suggestion generation using sub-queries: Query suggestions can be generated by identifying desirable sub-queries. Search engine data can be accumulated to determine usage characteristics for various queries. Potential sub-queries can be generated and ranked based on the usage data. After ranking potential sub-queries, the rankings can be used to select sub-queries when a search request... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258213 - Method and system for personal information extraction and modeling with fully generalized extraction contexts: Systems and methods for modeling information from a set of documents are disclosed. A tool allows a user to model concepts of interest and extract information from a set of documents in an editable format. The extracted information includes a list of instances of a document from the set of... Agent: Noblis, Inc.
20110258214 - Controlling dynamically-changing traffic load of whitespace devices for database access: A central node/database receives from each mth one of a plurality of M user devices at least one of geographic location information of the mth user device and type information of the mth user device. The node/database registers the M user devices to different groups according to at least one... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110258217 - Detecting and mitigating undeliverable email: Systems and methods of the present invention provide for detecting and mitigating abuse of undeliverable email or “bounced” emails. An administrator may import a list of email addresses for one or more contacts. The opt-in software may determine if each email address in the list of email addresses is opted... Agent: The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20110258218 - Detecting and mitigating unsolicited email abuse: Systems and methods of the present invention provide for detecting and mitigating abuse of unsolicited email or “spam.” An administrator may select one or more contacts from a list of contacts to opt in to receive an email distribution. An abuse detection software may then determine for each contact in... Agent: The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
20110258220 - Fixture administration system and administration method thereof: A fixture administration system for administrating fixtures with an administration method, the system includes a database, a server, client computers, and a network connecting the client computers, the database and the server. The sever includes a requesting module, a notification module, a recording module, and a processing module. The requesting... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110258221 - In-vehicle communication system: An in-vehicle communication system is disclosed. In the in-vehicle communication system, when a portable device has received a data request specifying a specific data from an in-vehicle apparatus, the portable device determines whether the portable device can receive the specific data from a center apparatus. When the portable device determines... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110258224 - Method and computer program product for creating content management systems: A computer program product is for creating a content management system that prompts a user for input of data source information to locate an existing content repository and a desired location for saving the created content management system via a user interface. The content management system creator may select and... Agent: Dee Gee Holdings, LLC
20110258226 - Method and system for operating identifier management: The invention relates to a system and a method for operating identifier management (AB 1, AB 2) in which at least one user subscriber number and a plurality of identifiers and/or pointers to identifiers can be stored, which identify the user within a communications service of a provider and which... Agent:
20110258222 - Method and system for providing query using an image: A method and system for providing a query using an image is disclosed. A search keyword is determined using an image and position information of a terminal that are received from the terminal. Search queries associated with the determined search keyword are provided to the terminal. Lower search queries may... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110258227 - Method and system for searching documents: A method and system for searching documents is provided. The method includes creating one or more document vectors from one or more input documents. The method further includes performing a search on a document database based on the document vectors to locate one or more output documents related to one... Agent: Cpa Global Patent Research Limited
20110258225 - Methods and systems for performing transparent object migration across storage tiers: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for performing transparent object migration across storage tiers. In an embodiment and by way of example, a method for appending data to large data volumes is provided. The method embodiment includes a) setting a CustomEntityOption bit that determines (at object... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110258219 - Reusable and trackable greeting card: A reusable greeting card is provided. The reusable greeting card comprises a reusable greeting card body and a holding structure disposed on the greeting card body. The holding structure removable holds a greeting insert at a predetermined location with respect to the reusable greeting card body. The reusable greeting card... Agent:
20110258215 - Social network based information discovery about network data processing systems: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method is present for analyzing a network data processing system. Known information about the network data processing system is obtained by a computer system. A model of the network data processing system is created by the computer system using the known... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258216 - Usability enhancements for bookmarks of browsers: Bookmarks can reference uniquely addressed Web resources. Bookmark annotations can include user specified, digital content related to uniquely addressed Web resources. An user interface of an annotative bookmark manager can permit users to create, edit, and delete bookmark annotations. A browser interface of a Web browser can include a bookmark... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258223 - Voice-based mobile search apparatus and method: The present invention relates generally to a voice-based mobile search apparatus and method, and, more particularly, to a voice-based mobile search apparatus and method, which can present optimized search results suitable for a mobile status while allowing a user to conveniently use a search service in a mobile environment. The... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110258228 - Information output system, communication terminal, information output method and computer product: An information providing system (100) comprises an information providing device (110) and a communication terminal (120). The communication terminal (120) extracts a phrase included in the speech of a user and transmits information on the phrase and information on the position of the own device to the information providing device... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20110258229 - Mining multilingual topics: Techniques for utilizing data mining technology to extract universal topics with multilingual representations from a multilingual database, and to organize existing or new documents in different languages by analyzing their respective topic distributions.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258232 - Ascribing actionable attributes to data that describes a personal identity: There is provided a method that includes (a) receiving an inquiry to initiate a search for data for a specific individual, (b) determining, based on the inquiry, a strategy and flexible predictiveness equations to search a reference database, (c) searching the reference database, in accordance with the strategy, for a... Agent: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
20110258231 - Method and apparatus for providing the information of adverse drug effects: A method and apparatus for providing the information of adverse drug effects. The method includes: extracting at least a first information and a second information in basic information of a drug from a drug information source; matching the drug with a particular drug-related concept in a structured and normalized terminology... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258230 - Question-answer service system and method based on rdf search: Question-answer service system and method based on RDF search are provided. The question-answer service method includes: extracting a subject. a predicate, and an object from a text document composed of the unstructured sentences not having the structured format; creating RDF models composed of the extracted one subject, one predicate, and... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information
20110258233 - Methods and systems for providing custom settings in an on-demand service environment: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for providing custom settings in an on-demand service environment. In an embodiment and by way of example, a method providing custom settings in an on-demand service environment is provided. The method embodiment includes naming the custom object, creating fields for... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110258234 - Dynamic access control for documents in electronic communications within a networked computing environment: The present invention provides an approach to manage and control document transmission and electronic communication. Specifically, the present invention provides control over data associated with multiple types of data communication. Along these lines, embodiments of the present invention provide a hub and spoke communication model in order to achieve multiple... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258236 - Secure hotspot roaming: Secure hotspot roaming in wireless networks. An enterprise works with one or more hotspot providers to provide secure access to its clients through hotspot locations. The enterprise provides the hotspot provider, or service provider (SP), with the addresses of enterprise controllers used for client authentication. The SP maintains a database... Agent:
20110258235 - System for the registration and sale of precious stones and similar commodities: This particular solution involves a system for the registration and sale of precious stones and similar commodities whose substance lies in databank (2) listing precious stones, being interactively linked to databank (1) listing the names of stars, while databank (2) of precious stones listing the registered gems (2.1, 2.2 .... Agent:
20110258237 - System for and method of identifying closely matching textual identifiers, such as domain names: Methods and systems provide tracking or logging requests to resolve non-existent domain (NXDomains) and organizing the NXDomains to support searching of the domain names including ranking the NXDomains based on popularity, e.g, number of hits or potential traffic based on the number of requests made for the NXDomain. NXDomain logs... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20110258238 - System for creating airflow field database and system for predicting diffusion status of diffusion material: A long-term wide-area airflow field data computing unit (101) obtains hourly airflow field data for one year by RAMS or the like using weather data of global weather reanalysis data G as entrance boundary conditions for a calculation region. An atmospheric stability calculation/addition unit (102) obtains the stabilities of the... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110258239 - Method of minimizing the amount of network bandwidth needed to copy data between data deduplication storage systems: A method and system is provided for copying data between two deduplicating storage systems. A list of unique fingerprints is compiled from the data which will be sent. This list is transmitted to the receiving system during a preliminary data exchange called the preamble. The receiving system replies with a... Agent: Greenbytes, Inc.
20110258240 - System and method for populating and managing a computer database of discrete, categorized segments of sequential text: A system and method for populating a computer database of discrete, categorized segments of sequential text, and for iteratively reviewing, editing, reordering, or deleting the database's contents, including by use of markers to delineate the text segments' boundaries and by use of an overlay tool to measure text segments.... Agent:
20110258241 - Discardable files: Files stored, or to be stored, in a storage device are marked either as non-discardable or as discardable in a file system structure associated with a storage device. Each discardable file has associated with it a discarding priority level. A publisher file is permitted to be stored in the storage... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd.
20110258242 - Methods and systems for appending data to large data volumes in a multi-tenant store: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for appending data to large data volumes in a multi-tenant store. These mechanisms and methods for appending data to large data volumes can enable embodiments to provide more reliable and faster maintenance of changing data. In an embodiment and by... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110258243 - System and method for data caching: Systems, methods, and computer readable mediums. A method includes receiving a first pre-caching rule from a policy database, receiving first data corresponding to the first pre-caching rule, and transmitting the first data to a file server cache (FSC) to be pre-cached on the FSC. The method may also include receiving... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.10/13/2011 > 86 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110251991 - Journaling database changes using minimized journal entries that may be output in human-readable form: A minimized journaling mechanism stores minimized journal data in a format that allows for display and outputting the journal data in human-readable form. When a change to a record occurs, instead of writing only the changed bytes, all of the bytes in each field that changed are written to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110251992 - System and method for launching a resource in a network: The disclosure provides a system and method for a client connected to a server to a resource in a network. For the system a virtual machine module is provided to access a library and to create virtual machine templates and to create virtual machines from the virtual machine templates. The... Agent: Desktopsites Inc.
20110251993 - Asynchronous remote copy system and storage control method: In a previous storage apparatus, differential JNLs are reflected in order of the update numbers, to the data volumes thereof. If a first storage apparatus is suspended, it is determined which is newer: the update number which the journal recently reflected in a second storage apparatus or the update number... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110251994 - Determination of compression state information for use in interactive compression: The invention is directed at a method and apparatus for determining compression state information which is to be used in the compression of data being transmitted between two communicating parties. The method of determining the compression state information for use in interactively compressing data comprises the steps parsing the data... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110251995 - Systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files: Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files by providing for the automated addition and/or deletion of media items for a mobile media player. In some embodiments, a statistical method may be provided for inferring which media items on a mobile media player should be... Agent: Strands, Inc.
20110251996 - Hybrid real-time data replication: Techniques are described for replicating data from one to one or more heterogeneous data processing or communication devices for the purpose of remote backup, redundancy, content distribution, communications, observations or measurements. In a first phase, the attributes of the data that are modified or created on a device or that... Agent:
20110251998 - Data staging: A set of inbound data is received in a computer. At least one attribute of the inbound data is determined. The inbound data is parsed. A set of staging records is generated in the computer that include at least some of the inbound data in one or more fields included... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110251997 - Logical replication in clustered database system with adaptive cloning: Architecture that addresses an end-to-end solution for logical transactional replication from a shared-nothing clustered database management system, which uses adaptive cloning for high availability. This can be time based using a global logical timestamp. The disclosed architecture, used for refreshing stale clones, does not preserve user transaction boundaries, which is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110251999 - Asynchronous remote copy system and storage control method: Before starting asynchronous remote copy in the multihop method (asynchronous remote copy from the first to the second storage apparatus, and from the second to the third storage apparatus), the first initial copy which is the copy for making the contents of the first data volume in the first storage... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110252000 - In-memory database system: A computer system includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor is configured to execute instructions that cause execution of an in-memory database system that includes one or more database tables. Each database table includes a plurality of rows, where data representing each row is stored... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252001 - Mirroring high availability system and method: Mirroring systems and techniques are provided that create a copy of a first computer system for backup, failover, or other purposes. More specifically, embodiments provide techniques and systems for creating and using a backup of a complete operational computer system, which may be kept up to date in real-time or... Agent: Dssdr, LLC
20110252002 - System and method for data storage: One embodiment operates a computer system for storing and retrieving data from a data store. The computer system has a data manager device operable to manage patterns in the stored data along with pointers relating to the patterns in a manner which enables reconstruction of the stored data in original... Agent: Rainstor Limited
20110252004 - Method and system for data reduction: A “forward” delta data management technique uses a “sparse” index associated with a delta file to achieve both delta management efficiency and to eliminate read latency while accessing history data. The invention may be implemented advantageously in a data management system that provides real-time data services to data sources associated... Agent:
20110252003 - System and method for processing data: According to one embodiment of the present invention there is provided a method of processing status data relating to elements of a network. The method comprises receiving status data relating to elements of the network, obtaining status data modification data, modifying at least some of the received status data in... Agent:
20110252005 - Distributed system having a shared central database: A system for managing electronic information in a distributed system includes a shared central database for which a plurality of servers transmits data for storage. The shared central database is configured to store central schema information used for accessing the one or more data stores of the central database. Local... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20110252006 - Offline sharing capability for client application: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and UI modifications for existing applications are used to implement efficient methods for taking content offline with full synchronization, incremental synchronization, in the case of document libraries per-folder synchronization, and the like. The APIs provide support for synchronizing changes to attachments, the ability to download a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252008 - Intelligent data storage and processing using fpga devices: Methods and apparatuses for processing data are disclosed, including methods and apparatuses that leverage a reconfigurable logic device to offload decompression and search operations from a processor to thereby enable high speed data searches within data that has been stored in a compressed format.... Agent:
20110252007 - Method of storing data in storage media, data storage device using the same, and system including the same: A method of storing data in a storage media includes compressing raw data based on a physical storage unit of the storage media and storing the compressed data in the storage media. The physical storage unit of the storage media storing the compressed data includes an update region into which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110252009 - Combined save and validation logic: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for combined saving and validation are disclosed. A particular method includes receiving a command to save changes associated with a change set to a data storage device. Entities of the change set are validated and one or more pre-operation commands are executed on the change... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252014 - Applying a model of a persona to search results: A data search and retrieval system that, in response to a search query, applies a model to search results to generate information to be returned to a user. The model may define characteristics of a persona such that the application of the model generates information consistent with the persona. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252011 - Integrating a search service with a social network resource: A system is described for integrating a search engine and one or more social network resources. The system operates by determining whether a search operation being conducted by a user warrants interaction with a social network resource. If so, the system may provide an invitation to the user to forward... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252010 - Method and system of selecting word sequence for text written in language without word boundary markers: The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus of selecting a word sequence for a text written in a language without word boundary in order to solve the problem of having excessively large computation load when selecting an optimal word sequence in existing technologies. The disclosed method includes: segmenting a... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110252016 - Providing relevance-ordered categories of information: A computer-implemented method is disclosed. The method includes receiving from a remote device a search query, generating a plurality of different category-directed result sets for the search query, determining an order for the plurality of category-directed result sets based on the search query, and transmitting the plurality of category-directed result... Agent: Google Inc.
20110252015 - Qualitative search engine based on factors of consumer trust specification: A method of providing a search engine for use on global computer networks which identifies and merges categories of information that reflect, influence and imitate intelligent choice by concurrently searching one or more of eight factors of consumer trust: books, experts, news and articles, associations, celebrities and pro choice, awards,... Agent:
20110252012 - Shopping search engines: A web search system uses humans to rank the relevance of results returned for various sample search queries. The search results may be divided into groups allowing training and validation with the ranked results. Consistent guidelines for human evaluation allow consistent results across a number of people performing the ranking.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252017 - System and method for providing a response to a search query: A system receives a request to search an electronic catalog of a vendor which specifies a query term. The query term is used to search an electronic catalog of a third party. The results obtained by searching the electronic catalog of the third party are parsed to uncover a keyword... Agent: W.w. Grainger, Inc.
20110252013 - System and method for selecting search results facets: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for providing a plurality of facets in response to a search query. The method according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises receiving a search query from a user and retrieving a search result set. The method then identifies an... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110252018 - System and method for creating search index on cloud database: A method for creating a search index on cloud database is provided. The method enables providing inputs for creating multiple indexes on documents stored in the cloud database. One of the inputs may include a first value representing number of documents to be assigned a single index. The method further... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110252019 - Project management system: A project management system includes a database formed of one or more tables and a computing device having one or more modules configured to: receive data and an identifier of the data, store the data in one or more tables of the database based upon the data identifier, in which... Agent: Accenture Global Service Limited
20110252020 - Enhanced utlization of query optimization: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for enhanced utilization of query optimization in a database system are provided. In an embodiment, query optimization of the database system is augmented to include statistics on temporary tables through an implicit update statistics option. Further, a statistics update... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20110252021 - Methods and apparatus for adaptively harvesting pertinent data: Methods and apparatus are provided for developing user profiles via search query analysis and linking the user profiles and data sources, to adaptively facilitate the discovery, transfer, and distribution of pertinent knowledge. A user profile builder, linker, and manager analyze users' search queries to learn their interests and habits, build... Agent: Thermopylae Sciences And Technology
20110252022 - Dynamic generation of relevant items: Various embodiments dynamically generate relevant items for a user based on a user's location and an item's popularity. In at least some embodiments, a probability component generates a ranked list of items that are relevant to users at a particular location using probability data associated with the list of items... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252023 - Method and apparatus for searching for text messages: A method is performed on a handheld device that involves receiving a search term and searching through stored text message information of multiple text messages for the search term. A listing of text message conversations are listed on the display where each listed conversation has at least one text message... Agent:
20110252024 - System, method, and computer program product for identifying objects as at least potentially unwanted based on strings of symbols: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for identifying objects as being at least potentially unwanted based on strings of symbols identified therein. In use, strings of symbols are identified in a plurality of sequential lines of an object. Further, the object is conditionally identified as being at... Agent:
20110252025 - System and method for topic initiator detection on the world wide web: The exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method and computer program products for determining a particular document that initiated a topic of interest in a collection of documents, were each of the documents has contents and a time it was created. The method includes ranking the documents... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252026 - Top search hits based on learned user preferences: At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a method to identify top hits in search result based on learned user preferences. In one embodiment, a user search query for records is received from a user. The user search query may contain an alphanumerical string. Records in a multifunctional... Agent:
20110252028 - Consolidated information retrieval results: Systems and methods are disclosed for consolidating information retrieval results. According to some embodiments of the invention, a computer system can be used to retrieve and rank results in a first result set, in response to a query. The computer system can then perform a more in-depth comparison of the... Agent: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.
20110252029 - Providing history and transaction volume information of a content source to users: A computer-implemented system and method for providing a legitimacy rating of a content source are provided. A request for a document is received. An electronic document associated with a content source is passed by a document provider in response to the request. A legitimacy rating of the content source is... Agent: Google Inc.
20110252027 - System and method for recommending interesting content in an information stream: A system and method for recommending interesting content is provided. A content profile including a vector of words extracted from messages associated with a user is obtained. One or more content pointer profiles each including a vector of words associated with a content pointer located within one or more messages... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110252030 - Systems, methods and computer program products for a snippet based proximal search: The exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method and computer program products for a snippet based proximal search. A method comprises ranking the documents based on text that is similar to a text snippet. The ranking includes automatically generating proximity queries that include the text snippet, submitting... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252031 - Method, device, and system for analyzing and ranking products: A method, system, and computer program product for locating a relevant product via a computer network includes receiving, at a client terminal, a search topic from a user and one or more attributes associated with the topic and assigning a rating to at least one of the attributes. A server... Agent:
20110252032 - Analysis of computer network activity by successively removing accepted types of access events: An analysis system is described for identifying potentially malicious activity within a computer network. It performs this task by interacting with a user to successively remove known instances of non-malicious activity, to eventually reveal potentially malicious activity. The analysis system interacts with the user by inviting the user to apply... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252035 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a database configured to, out of images extracted with a first frequency from the images making up a moving image content, register first layer summary data of a first size; a distance calculation block configured to calculate the distance between the first layer summary data... Agent:
20110252034 - Measuring entity extraction complexity: A named entity input is received and a target sense for which the named entity input is to be extracted from a set of documents is identified. An extraction complexity feature is generated based on the named entity input, the target sense, and the set of documents. The extraction complexity... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252033 - System and method for multithreaded text indexing for next generation multi-core architectures: A system and method for indexing documents in a data storage system includes generating a single document hash table in storage memory for a single document using an index construction in a multithreaded and scalable configuration wherein multiple threads are each assigned work to reduce synchronization between threads. The single... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252036 - Domain-specific sentiment classification: A domain-specific sentiment classifier that can be used to score the polarity and magnitude of sentiment expressed by domain-specific documents is created. A domain-independent sentiment lexicon is established and a classifier uses the lexicon to score sentiment of domain-specific documents. Sets of high-sentiment documents having positive and negative polarities are... Agent:
20110252037 - Generating service specification of a service oriented architecture (soa) solution: A system and associated method for automatically generating a service specification of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solution. A process model framework and a data model framework are received as inputs. Processes in the process model framework perform services of various complexity levels. Processes are decomposed into a respective set... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252038 - Search extensibility to third party applications: At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a method to extend search capabilities to third party applications installed on a device. In one embodiment, records associated with a third party application are indexed in a process isolated from other third party applications installed on the device using a... Agent:
20110252039 - System, apparatus and method for processing content on a computing device: A system, apparatus and method for processing content on a computing device is provided whereby, in one embodiment, a domain object model and associated style sheet are received at a computing device. The computing device is configured to parse the domain object model and determine styles from the style sheet... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110252043 - Electronic communication control: An electronic communication control system including a communication transfer component for temporarily storing at least part of an electronic communication from a sender to an intended recipient; a communication analyser associated with the communication transfer component for analysing the stored part of the electronic communication to determine at least two... Agent: Network Box Corporation Limited
20110252042 - Make and model classifier: Systems and methods for assigning a product category and/or classification to user data based on a taxonomy of makes and models is provided. User data is received and converted to plain text. A taxonomy is provided, having a plurality of categories corresponding with product descriptions based on product makes and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252041 - Method and system for determining relevant text in a web page: Disclosed is a method and computing device that receives a web page and locates text elements in the web page, where each text element includes a set of one or more characters or symbols. For each text element found, the computing device assigns a weight value to the each text... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110252040 - Searching document object model elements by attribute order priority: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for searching for elements of a document based on an order priority of attributes of a query expression. According to one embodiment, a method of searching a plurality of objects of a document, such as elements of a DOM document, can comprise... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110252044 - Apparatus and method for measuring contents similarity based on feedback information of ranked user and computer readable recording medium storing program thereof: An apparatus for measuring contents similarity based on feedback information from ranked users includes: a user ranking unit for receiving from a database information on users as contents creators and feedback information on contents and ranking the users based on the received information; and a user grouping unit for classifying... Agent: Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation Corp.
20110252045 - Large scale concept discovery for webpage augmentation using search engine indexers: Disclosed is a method and system for retrieving data; extracting information from the data; learning to disambiguate the extracted information such that a particular sense of each phrase within the extracted information is determined; generating a disambiguation classifier from the learning to disambiguate step, the disambiguation classifier configured to determine... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110252046 - String matching method and apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention include a method and apparatus for encoding the signature string X into a first part B and a second part R with reference to a dictionary comprising a plurality of codes. The first part B identifies which, if any, characters of the signature string X... Agent:
20110252047 - Method for managing information: A method for managing the exchange of information is provided, wherein the method includes receiving at least one information location identifier, wherein the at least one information location identifier may be associated with at least one information portal and associating with at least one network browser. The method further includes... Agent:
20110252053 - Content providing system, content providing apparatus and method, content distribution server, and content receiving terminal: A content providing system includes a content distribution server and a content receiving terminal connected to each other through a communication channel. The content receiving terminal includes an operation input unit specifying one point on a line, a time information output unit outputting the specified point as time information, a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110252048 - Embedded searching system and the method thereof: An embedded searching system uses an application name to search for the interface specifications for the application. The interface specifications are used to update default registry information of the operating system. Different applications can thus be embedded with a search field. This increases the convenience of searching for the applications.... Agent: Inventec Corporation
20110252049 - Function execution using sql: A system to execute a function includes determination of a plurality of parameters associated with a function, determination of columns of a table based on the plurality of parameters, and generation of metadata defining the columns of the table and mapping the columns to associated ones of the plurality of... Agent:
20110252052 - Systematic process for creating large numbers of relevant, contextual marginal comments based on existing discussions of quotations and links: A system for searching digital works for comments includes search software capable of searching web pages for comments about a referenced work. In one embodiment, the software searches a web page for delimiters such as quotes that are in proximity to a link to another web page. The software stores... Agent:
20110252051 - Systems and methods for genotyping by angle configuration search: Methods and systems for the analysis of genotyping data are presented. According to various embodiments of methods and systems, an angle configuration search may be performed. In various embodiments, an exhaustive search over the entirety of an angle configuration space may be performed to provide a fit to a plurality... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20110252050 - Systems and methods for identifying electronic content: Systems and methods are provided for identifying electronic content based on browsing history and positional or geographic information. In one implementation, popular web pages are identified that have been recently accessed by users within a geographic region associated with a client device. According to a method, a geo-spatial identifier of... Agent: Aol Inc.
20110252055 - Digital content supply system: The invention concerns a method of generating and electronically transmitting to at least one distribution platform a digital media product, the method involving: generating product parts of a first product based on a plurality of digital media files retrieved from a database (112), and storing the product parts in a... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110252058 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes: a data processing unit which performs copy processing for recording recorded data of a first medium in a second medium, wherein the data processing unit receives playlist sequence information which represents the use sequence of a playlist applied to reproduction processing of copy data recorded... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110252057 - Journaling on mobile devices: A journaling subsystem on a mobile device stores event data related to applications or other subsystems running on the mobile device. The event data can be stored and indexed in a journal database so that a timeline of past events can be reconstructed in response to search queries. In some... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110252059 - Method, product, and apparatus for enhancing resolution services, registration services, and search services: A client computing device receives a search request including an identifier and an identifier prefix. The computing device determines the identifier prefix and generates a uniform resource locator (URL) corresponding to the identifier prefix by inserting the identifier into a template such that the URL is configured to facilitate a... Agent:
20110252056 - System for supplying digital content: The invention concerns a method of electronically transmitting from a media distribution system to at least one distribution platform product data of a digital media product, the method involving: identifying, based on scheduling data (142), a first digital media product, and a first distribution platform to receive the first digital... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110252054 - Systems and methods of networking enhancements using location based services: A location based service and method configured to provide a mechanism for information to a subscribing user. The method is implemented on a computing infrastructure and includes querying one or more databases for matching information of a third party that is associated with one or more mobile devices that pass... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252061 - Method and system for searching and presenting information in an address book: Addresses are searched in an address book on a communication device in response to various context information. A category is defined from a keyword. A context is determined. The address book is searched using the keywords and/or category and or/context to locate matching contacts. Matching contacts may be presented in... Agent:
20110252060 - Method and system for topic-based browsing: Disclosed is a method and system for navigating, by a browser executing on the computing device, to a web page; transmitting by a client-side module executing on the computing device to a server computer over a network a request to the server computer for topics associated with the web page;... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110252062 - Electronic device for searching for entry word in dictionary data, control method thereof and program product: An electronic dictionary searches for an entry word in dictionary data, and further conducts a search based on a keyword associated with image data. The electronic dictionary first searches for a keyword as described above, then extracts an image ID associated with the keyword found by the search, extracts an... Agent:
20110252064 - Incorporating geographical locations in a search process: In one embodiment, accessing a search query and a document identified in response to the search query; extracting a first geographical location from the search query or from information associated with a user issuing the search query or a device used by the user to issue the search query; determining... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110252063 - Relevancy filter for new data based on underlying files: Methods and apparatus teach a digital spectrum of a file representing underlying original data. The digital spectrum is used to map a file's position. This position relative to another file's position reveals closest neighbors. When multiple such neighbors are grouped together they can be used to indicate relevance in current... Agent:
20110252065 - Apparatus and method for semantic-based search and semantic metadata providing server and method of operating the same: A semantic-based searching apparatus and method which can search for desired information from various types of media using associative properties of search target objects are provided. The semantic-based searching apparatus stores an associative search structure that previously stores a semantic index. The associative search structure is to obtain a final... Agent:
20110252066 - Methods and apparatus for information organization and exchange: Methods and apparatus for information organization and exchange by providing a data store of interconnected items of information that together form an intent-driven taxonomy. This allows users to easily discover and exchange real-time items of information across applications.... Agent:
20110252068 - Creating edit scripts for conversion of data tables: Embodiments of the invention assist conversion of an old data table to a new data table in a communication terminal. An edit script is created by creating an old and new data trees from the old and new tables respectively. A first partial script which converts the old tree to... Agent: Tait Electronics Limited
20110252067 - Insert optimization for b+ tree data structure scalability: A method, in one embodiment, can include receiving a key and associated data via a computing device. Furthermore, the method can include searching a B+ tree data structure using the key to find a leaf node. The B+ tree data structure is stored by a persistent storage coupled to the... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20110252069 - Status tool to expose metadata read and write queues: A method to expose status information is provided. The status information is associated with metadata extracted from multimedia files and stored in a metadata database. The metadata information that is extracted from the multimedia files is stored in a read queue to allow a background thread to process the metadata... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252071 - Cloud based operating and virtual file system: A method for managing a virtual distributed file system, the method comprising: maintaining, by a master device located in a cloud computing environment, a metadata data structure that comprises metadata about locations of most updated versions of multiple file portions and of security levels of the file portions; wherein at... Agent:
20110252070 - System and method for appending metadata to objects: Systems and methods for appending metadata to objects are disclosed. A method may include in response to an indication to add new metadata to an existing immutable data object stored at a first location on a storage resource: (a) writing a new data object to a second location on the... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110252072 - System and method for automated deployment of an information handling system: A system and method for automated deployment of an information handling system are disclosed. A method for managing the deployment of an information handling system may include executing a deployment application on an information handling system, the deployment application including one or more tasks associated with the deployment of the... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110252073 - Apparatus, systems and methods for data storage and/or retrieval based on a database model-agnostic, schema-agnostic and workload-agnostic data storage and access models: A database access model and storage structure that efficiently support concurrent OLTP and OLAP activity independently of the data model or schema used, are described. The storage structure and access model presented avoid the need to design schemas for particular workloads or query patterns and avoid the need to design... Agent: Justone Database, Inc.
20110252074 - Resource data management apparatus and resource data management method: A resource data management apparatus includes: at least one resource data package that is associated with a package ID and that stores a resource data set, the resource data set serving as a unit of management; a config data table that stores location information of each resource data package; and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110252075 - Monitoring writes using thread-local write barrier buffers and soft synchronization: During garbage collection, writes to objects being copied (relocated) are monitored (tracked) using a write barrier that uses a thread-local write barrier buffer. In the preferred embodiment, soft synchronization is used for reading the thread-local write barrier buffers. In response to detecting a write to an object, the object may... Agent: Tatu Ylonen Oy Ltd
20110252076 - Extending cluster allocations in an extensible file system: An extensible file system format for portable storage media is provided. The extensible file system format includes the specification of primary and secondary directory entry types that may be custom defined. The primary and secondary directory entry types can be further classified as critical and benign directory entries. The directory... Agent: Microsoft Corporation10/06/2011 > 133 patent applications in 67 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110246415 - Method and system for validating data: A method and system for validating data. Warehouse data is generated by transforming source data via an ETL transformation model. A data cube is generated by transforming the warehouse data via an OLAP transformation model. A report dataset (MDS1) is generated from the data cube. A reference dataset (S) is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246416 - Stubbing systems and methods in a data replication environment: Stubbing systems and methods are provided for intelligent data management in a replication environment, such as by reducing the space occupied by replication data on a destination system. In certain examples, stub files or like objects replace migrated, de-duplicated or otherwise copied data that has been moved from the destination... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110246417 - System, method and computer program product for synchronizing entities within a system: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for synchronizing entities. These mechanisms and methods for synchronizing entities can enable improved data synchronization, improved data management, etc.... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246418 - Synchronization framework that restores a node from backup: Architecture for restoring nodes. After restoring a node, fix-up occurs to make the node appears as a different node than before the restore operation. The node appears as a new node, which new node knows the data up to a certain point from when the new node had the prior... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246420 - Database system based on web application and data management method thereof: A database system based on a WEB application includes a database server (103) accessed by means of reading and writing a disk and a distributed memory database server (11), wherein the distributed memory database serve performs data synchronized with data read from the database server by a data synchronizing module... Agent:
20110246419 - Reducing database downtime: Embodiments enable reduction of database downtime in a live production environment of an on-demand database service during repair and/or maintenance tasks. A source database and a target database are provided. Data is copied from the source database to the target database to create a mirrored set of data. Access is... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246421 - Distributed processing device, and storage medium storing distributed processing program: A distributed processing device includes receiving unit receives a plurality of process requests to records stored on a database, an acquiring unit acquires execution frequency of each processes responsive to the plurality of process requests related to a record identified by an attribute name, on a per attribute name basis... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110246422 - Consolidation of patch transformations for database replication: Embodiments of the invention provide for applying modifications to database instances in a way that allows some of instances to be modified without requiring that all of the instances be modified. Patching less than all of a plurality of replicated database instances can comprise applying a patch to a first... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110246423 - Method for implementing multi-array consistency groups using a write queuing mechanism: A method for implementing multi-array consistency groups includes applying a write Input/Output (I/O) queue interval to a Logical Unit (LU) member of a consistency group (CG). The method also includes marking each write I/O with a timestamp and suspending I/O from the participating storage array to the LU member of... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110246424 - Automated relocation of in-use multi-site protected data storage: Methods of providing access to data are presented. The method includes providing a storage grid which includes a source chain of storage nodes and a target chain of storage nodes, the source chain including a primary source node and a secondary source node which operates as a data minor of... Agent: Iron Mountain Incorporated
20110246425 - Managing data backup of an in-memory database in a database management system: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for backing up an in-memory database. In an embodiment, a backup server is provided to perform backup operations of a database on behalf of a database server. A determination is made as to whether the database is an in-memory... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20110246426 - Method and apparatus for information recovery using snapshot database: The present invention provides a method for information recovery using a snapshot database, comprising the steps of: collecting first user log information for users of one or more user terminals; sorting effective information from the first user log information; storing the sorted effective information into the format of a snapshot... Agent: Neople, Inc.
20110246427 - Computer file storage, backup, restore and retrieval: Computer file storage, backup, restore and retrieval is disclosed. A method includes providing a restore file interface allowing a user to restore a plurality of files based on a plurality of filter options, the files stored on multiple local and/or remote storage devices, computing devices, servers, and clouds. A filter... Agent:
20110246428 - Method for communicating device management data changes: Methods and apparatuses relating to Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) device management (DM) are provided. An embodiment provides a method in which a mobile device is configured for: accumulating delta records on the mobile device; and pushing delta records to a DM server when a threshold for the delta records is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110246430 - Data restore systems and methods in a replication environment: Stubbing systems and methods are provided for intelligent data management in a replication environment, such as by reducing the space occupied by replication data on a destination system. In certain examples, stub files or like objects replace migrated, de-duplicated or otherwise copied data that has been moved from the destination... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110246429 - Stub file prioritization in a data replication system: Stubbing systems and methods are provided for intelligent data management in a replication environment, such as by reducing the space occupied by replication data on a destination system. In certain examples, stub files or like objects replace migrated, de-duplicated or otherwise copied data that has been moved from the destination... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110246431 - Storage system: The present invention relates to a storage system including a de-duplicate function and a full-text search function or the like, and reduces an amount of index information about full-test search to save storage resource. In this system, a storage apparatus includes a processing unit for de-duplicating a plurality of files... Agent:
20110246432 - Accessing data in column store database based on hardware compatible data structures: Embodiments of the present invention provide one or more hardware-friendly data structures that enable efficient hardware acceleration of database operations. In particular, the present invention employs a column-store format for the database. In the database, column-groups are stored with implicit row ids (RIDs) and a RID-to-primary key column having both... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20110246433 - Random number based data integrity verification method and system for distributed cloud storage: A data integrity verification method and system based on a root random number to ensure secure distributed data storage on a public cloud. A new root random number can be generated in response to receiving a file for storage to the public cloud. A unique random number tag for each... Agent: Xerox Corporation.
20110246434 - Methods and systems for bulk uploading of data in an on-demand service environment: Methods and systems for bulk uploading of data in an on-demand service environment are described. In one embodiment, such a method includes retrieving a bulk transaction request from a transaction queue within a host organization, where the bulk transaction request specifies a plurality of database transactions to be processed against... Agent: Salesforce.com
20110246435 - System, method and computer program product for maintaining data stored in a data structure: There are provided mechanisms and methods for maintaining data stored in a data structure. These mechanisms and methods for maintaining data stored in a data structure can provide maintenance operations with improved efficiency, functionality, etc.... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246436 - Binary method for locating data rows in a compressed data block: A system and method is provided for locating one or more compressed data rows in a data block. A 16 byte “row map” may be added at the end of each compressed data block. The row map may provide seven binary address points in the compressed data block (i.e., by... Agent: Ca,inc.
20110246439 - Augmented query search: A query is annotated with a small sketch (e.g. a Bloom filter) that approximates a set of interest that is related to the query. The query and sketch may be forwarded to index servers that each stores a portion of a search engine corpus. Each of the index servers may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246437 - Companion experience: Various embodiments provide a so-called companion experience in which content consumed on a primary screen can serve as a source for an automatic search that returns related content that can be presented on an auxiliary screen. The companion experience can be considered to reside in a layer that can be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246438 - Method and apparatus for context-indexed network resources: Techniques to provide context-indexed network resources include determining a network resource that is associated with first data in response to receiving first data that describes a context feature. A context token is determined, which indicates a probability, in the first data, of a topic from a context vocabulary. The context... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110246440 - Systems and methods for organizing and displaying electronic media content: Systems and methods are disclosed for displaying available or recommended electronic multimedia content to a user, including electronic media content on the Internet. According to one implementation, a method is provided that includes receiving a request from a user, the request specifying electronic media content desired by the user; analyzing... Agent:
20110246441 - Constructing a domain-specific ontology by mining the web: A method, apparatus, and program product is provided for constructing a domain-specific ontology for interpreting a policy. A phrase assumed to be associated with a policy is received. An indefinite term in the phrase is identified. Internet searches are performed on a plurality of terms from the phrase. A plurality... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246442 - Location activity search engine computer system: A computer system that includes a computer that couples with a database. The computer includes program code or modules to gather location and activity content from disparate sources, and through text analytics, extract associations from the content and populate the database with the associations between locations and activities. Further modules... Agent:
20110246443 - Suggested content with attribute parameterization: A flexible and extensible architecture allows for secure searching across an enterprise. Such an architecture can provide a simple Internet-like search experience to users searching secure content inside (and outside) the enterprise. The architecture allows for the crawling and searching of a variety of sources across an enterprise, regardless of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110246444 - Method and system for managing enterprise content: A method and system for providing a consistent flow documents and data content across different organizational units of a company or agency where the documents and data come from different enterprise systems and data stores but are related to linked processes that share models for organizing the content in the... Agent: Open Text Corporation
20110246445 - Methods and systems for querying event streams using multiple event processors: In one embodiment, a system for distributed event processing includes a first event processor and a second event processor. The first event processor receives event data associated with an event stream. The second event processor receives a query associated with the event stream. A request to the first event processor... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110246446 - Optimizing, distributing, and tracking online content: The subject matter described herein relates to systems and techniques for optimizing, distributing, and tracking the use of content online in, for example, Internet search engines and other Internet distribution networks.... Agent: Business Wire, Inc.
20110246448 - Database distribution system and methods for scale-out applications: Systems and method are disclosed for query optimization in a scale-out system with a single query processing machine and a distributed storage engine to store data by receiving a query rewritten for an internal schema; optimizing a query execution plan for the query; and executing the plan and returning result... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20110246447 - Inline data correlation and hierarchical datasets: Architecture which provides that certain data-bound objects in the report can be configured by the report author to use data from a specific query result rather than take data from the containing data bound object. The report author defines a relationship between the data in the contained object and the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246449 - Implementing composite custom indices in a multi-tenant database: Methods and systems for query optimization for a multi-tenant database system are provided. Some embodiments comprise receiving, at a network interface of a server computer in a multi-tenant database system, an original query transmitted to the multi-tenant database system by a user associated with a tenant, wherein the original query... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246450 - Method and system for acceleration of pathway detection and ranking within an information technology database: Methods, systems and computer-readable medium are provided for replicating the data fields used by relational join operations in transient or persistent data structures with explicit support for named relationships that may have 1:1, 1:many, many:1 or many:many cardinality. An algorithm is applied to predetermine the optional search path for finding... Agent:
20110246451 - Storage device having full-text search function: According to one embodiment, a storage device includes an interface, a first and second memory blocks and a controller. The interface receives a content search request. The first memory block stores files and inverted files corresponding to contents included in the files. The second memory block stores a file search... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110246453 - Apparatus and method for visual presentation of search results to assist cognitive pattern recognition: An apparatus and method for searching using cognitive pattern recognition comprising searching at least one document associated with a search text; presenting a quantity of the at least one document in a scaled common image format (CIF); selecting a document in the quantity for display; adding a visual distinction to... Agent:
20110246454 - System and method for displaying results of search: The present invention relates to the system and the method for graphically displaying the results of search engine on a terminal of client, so that client can see a search process at first glance and move between a higher category and a lower category easily and learn the results of... Agent:
20110246452 - Trademark report with store layout diagram: The results of a trademark availability search can be graphically depicted using a store layout diagram. A store layout diagram shows the layout of a store including the various sections of the store. Graphical elements representing trademarks are arranged on the store layout diagram and positioned so that they are... Agent: Merchant & Gould P.C.
20110246455 - Data search device, data search method, and recording medium: A data search device to extract relevant data matching a specified requirement from multiple pieces of data to be searched stored in a database. The data search device includes a specified requirement data acquisition unit to acquire specified requirement data including the specified requirement, a data extraction unit to extract... Agent:
20110246456 - Dynamic reranking of search results based upon source authority: Concepts and technologies are described herein for dynamically reranking search results based upon source authority. A search query is received and analyzed. One or more topics are identified in the search query. An authority index is searched to identify authoritative sources for content relating to the identified topic(s). Promoted results... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246457 - Ranking of search results based on microblog data: An information retrieval system is described herein that monitors a microblog data stream that includes microblog posts to discover and index fresh resources for searching by a search engine. The information retrieval system also uses data from the microblog data stream as well as data obtained from a microblog subscription... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110246458 - Automated unit finding for numeric information retrieval: The present invention is related to the task of retrieving numeric information in response to a textual keyword-based query by automatically associating a unit to the type of data being retrieved. An information retrieval system is presented which suggests a unit for data exploration by leveraging the local environment of... Agent: Quantifind Inc.
20110246459 - Systems and methods for analyzing metadata tag relevance ratings for cohesiveness: A content item may be associated with metadata comprising one or more tags. A user may indicate a relevance rating associated with a tag. The relevance rating may indicate whether the user feels the tag is relevant to the associated content item. Using a plurality of user-provided relevance ratings, a... Agent: Intersect Ptp, Inc.
20110246460 - Collecting and aggregating datasets for analysis: Systems and methods of facilitating collecting and aggregating datasets that are machine or user-generated for analysis are disclosed. One embodiment includes, collecting a dataset on a machine on which the dataset is received or generated, wherein, the dataset is collected from a data source on the machine, aggregating the dataset... Agent: Cloudera, Inc.
20110246462 - Method and system for prompting changes of electronic document content: A method and system for prompting changes of electronic document content. The method includes the steps of: determining a first relation information from a first document where the first relation information includes: a first named entity, a second named entity, and a first relationship between the first named entity and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246461 - Related search system and method based on resource description framework network: Related search service system and method based on the RDF network are provided. The related search service method includes: extracting a subject, a predicate, and an object from a text document composed of the unstructured sentences not having the structured format; creating RDF models composed of the extracted one subject,... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information
20110246464 - Keyword presenting device: In one embodiment, there is provided a keyword presenting device including: an extraction unit configured to extract a plurality of keywords from a browsing document; a determination unit configured to arrange keywords with spellings similar to each other among the plurality of keywords to obtain a plurality of groups of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110246465 - Methods and sysems for performing real-time recommendation processing: Methods and systems are presented for recommending similar questions to one that a user has entered into a search engine. Previously-entered questions are subject to a clustering algorithm and placed into a hierarchy of clusters, with clusters set within clusters. For each cluster within the hierarchy, a representative vector, based... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246466 - Relevance feedback on a segment of a data object: The invention relates to a method, a system (101) and a computer program product to identify a particular data object of a data type in a database (104) that comprises data objects of the data type. The system (101) comprises a query composition unit (102) to compose a search query... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110246463 - Summarizing streams of information: Concepts and technologies are described herein for summarizing streams of information. A stream of information is obtained and analyzed. One or more entities are identified in the stream. The data in the stream is grouped into one or more clusters corresponding to the identified entities. The data in the clusters... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246467 - Extraction of attributes and values from natural language documents: One or more classification algorithms are applied to at least one natural language document in order to extract both attributes and values of a given product. Supervised classification algorithms, semi-supervised classification algorithms, unsupervised classification algorithms or combinations of such classification algorithms may be employed for this purpose. The at least... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20110246468 - Apparatus and method for perusing selected vehicles having a clean title history: A system and method for allowing a consumer to search a database containing used vehicles from a variety of sellers that can be queried to provide search results that include only vehicles having clean title histories.... Agent: Carfax, Inc.
20110246469 - Techniques to capture context and location information and utilize heuristics to turn location tracked over time and context information into semantic location information: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising capturing context information of a user and using heuristics based on a common knowledge database to turn location tracked over time combined with the context information into semantic location information. Embodiments of the present invention may further provide creating and... Agent:
20110246473 - Computerized method for analyizing innovation interrelationships within and between large patent portfolios: The method of the present invention provides a labor and time saving ability to determine interrelationships within patents determined by searching, via a computer system, through patent fields to see if one or more particular pieces of alphanumeric data are common to any of the patents in the database in... Agent:
20110246474 - Data management apparatus, data management method, and data management program: [Means for Solving the Problems] A data management apparatus includes: an identification information storing unit that stores a plurality of pieces of identification information that are associated with a plurality of groups, respectively; a specifying information obtaining unit that obtains a piece of specifying information assigned to a piece of... Agent:
20110246472 - Data store interface that facilitates distribution of application functionality across a multi-tier client-server architecture: Methods and systems for facilitating distribution of application functionality across a multi-tier client-server architecture are provided. According to one embodiment, a method is provided for instantiating a DataMap. A data store interface reads a set of definitions and instructions from a datastore that describe the structure of the DataMap. The... Agent: Dillon Software Services, LLC A Colorado Limited Liability Company
20110246470 - Fast search: Data records in one or more databases may be scanned to create a search index. The search index may include an identifier for each data record scanned, and a list of fragments of data in one or more data fields of each scanned data record. Each fragment in the list... Agent: Sap Ag
20110246477 - 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 comprising filename entries. The filename entries... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited
20110246476 - Method and system for performing a search of a feed in an on-demand enterprise services environment: A method of searching in a database of feed items enables efficient searching through a large corpus of data. Each feed item is associated with at least one object in the database. An index of feed items is generated. For each feed item in the database, the index includes a... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246471 - Retrieving video annotation metadata using a p2p network: A method of annotating video programs (media) with metadata, and making the metadata available for download on a P2P network. Program annotators will analyze a video media and construct annotator index descriptors or signatures descriptive of the video media as a whole, annotator scenes of interest, and annotator items of... Agent:
20110246475 - System and method for locating and retrieving private information on a network: A system for document retrieval in a network environment is provided where documents are stored with corresponding privacy codes. A query server computer is in communication with the network and is programmed to generate a privacy index of all documents available on the network indexed by their corresponding privacy codes.... Agent: Private Access, Inc.
20110246479 - Creating indexes for databases: An index is created for a database by selecting at least one column of a database table as a basis to create the index, generating at least one index of a tree structure according to the at least one column, where a pointer stored in a leaf node of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246478 - Navigation system with indexed term searching and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a navigation system includes: preconstructing an inverted term index having a nested spatial index of at least one location; providing a search term and a search range for searching the inverted term index; locating the search term in the inverted term index and having the... Agent: Telenav, Inc.
20110246480 - System and method for interacting with a plurality of data sources: System and method for interacting with a plurality of data sources are provided. A request may be parsed and an identification parameter identifying a data set may be determined. A field included in the request may be designated as a distribution key. At least one data source may be selected... Agent:
20110246481 - Apparatus and method for query prioritization in a shared nothing distributed database: A shared nothing distributed database system includes a master node and a set of shared nothing nodes. Each shared nothing node includes a node state table stored in memory that characterizes various statements and multiple processes implementing each statement, target resource consumption rate for each process and process activity information.... Agent: Greenplum, Inc.
20110246482 - Augmented and cross-service tagging: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for cross-service tagging is provided. The method includes creating connections to multiple applications, each application having multiple entities. Relationships are determined between the entities within a single application and between entities across multiple applications. A tag is associated with a... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20110246483 - Pattern detection and recommendation: In one or more embodiments, one or more methods and/or systems described can perform receiving a pattern; determining that components of the received pattern match corresponding components of patterns that have not been rated by a user but have been rated by other users in the user's community; calculating multiple... Agent: 21st Century Technologies, Inc.
20110246484 - Authority ranking: Concepts and technologies are described herein for authority ranking for real time and social search. An authority index configured to store data relating to sources is generated. Data relating to the sources, including an authority value, are generated and stored at the authority index. The authority value may be defined... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246485 - Systems and methods for grouping users based on metadata tag relevance ratings: A content item may be associated with metadata comprising one or more tags. A user may indicate a relevance rating associated with a tag. The relevance rating may indicate whether the user feels the tag is relevant to the associated content item. Using a plurality of user-provided relevance ratings, a... Agent: Intersect Ptp, Inc.
20110246486 - Methods and systems for extracting domain phrases: Methods and systems for extracting domain phrases are provided. First, a domain phrase database including a plurality of domain phrases is provided. For a candidate phrase, it is determined whether the candidate phrase is a domain phrase according to an occurrence condition of at least one part of the candidate... Agent: Institute For Information Industry
20110246487 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for facilitating searching: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for providing facilitating searching. A method may include determining a search term. The method may further include searching a database having at least one codified terminology set. The searching may be performed based at least in part upon the search term and... Agent: Mckesson Financial Holdings Limited
20110246489 - Hashing algorithm for network receive filtering: Roughly described, a network interface device is assigned a maximum extent-of-search. A hash function is applied to the header information of each incoming packet, to generate a hash code for the packet. The hash code designates a particular subset of the table within which the particular header information should be... Agent: Solarflare Communications, Inc.
20110246488 - Interests and demographics profile for advanced broadcast services: A digital broadcast receiver has a storage device and a processing device. The storage device is configured to store a questionnaire received from at least one service provider of a digital broadcast system, and answers to the questionnaire. The questionnaire comprises a data structure common to at least two service... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110246491 - Method and apparatus for tiered storage: A system for storing file data and directory data received over a network includes a network interface in communication with the network which receives NAS requests containing data to be written to files from the network. The system includes a first type of storage. The system includes a second type... Agent: Avere Systems, Inc.
20110246490 - Updates with context information: A mobile device may include sensors to collect context information, a network interface to communicate with a remote device, and a processor. The processor may be configured to obtain data and obtain, from the sensors or an application, context information associated with the data. In addition, the processor may be... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20110246492 - Life arcs as an entity resolution feature: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for performing identity resolution using life arcs as a feature. Space and time data may be received for an entity. A life arc template may be provided that specifies data that a life arc for each entity should include. A life arc... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246495 - Media fingerprinting for social networking: Audio fingerprinting and other media matching technologies can be used to identify media, such as movies, television shows, and radio broadcasts. A user device can record image, audio, and/or video information and upload information to a matching service that is able to use matching technology to identify the media and... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20110246494 - Space and time for entity resolution: Provided are techniques for receiving a record, wherein the received record has a space-time feature, selecting candidate entities using the space time feature, performing space time analysis to determine whether the received record should be conjoined with a candidate entity from the candidate entities, and, in response to determining that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246493 - Systems, methods and interfaces for analyzing electronic files: A computer-implemented method for analyzing electronic files includes receiving at least one electronic file. The at least one electronic file is associated with at least one pattern and determining if the at least one pattern is recognized. If the pattern is not recognized, creating a record for at least one... Agent:
20110246496 - Information search method and information provision method based on user's intention: Disclosed are a method for searching information based on user's intention and a method for providing information. The method for searching information provides an editor meeting searcher's intention detected using analysis results for keywords and searches contents having metadata associated with metadata input through the editor. As a result, a... Agent:
20110246497 - User to user recommender: Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for recommending relevant users to other users in a user community. In one implementation of such a method, two different sets of data are considered: a) music (or other items) that users have been listening to (or otherwise engaging), and b) music (or... Agent: Strands, Inc.
20110246514 - Annotation system for creating and retrieving media and methods relating to same: The invention described herein is generally directed to a method and apparatus for creating and retrieving audio data. In one implementation the invention comprises an annotation system configured to record, store, and retrieve media. The annotation system contains a set of client-processing devices configured to capture media for subsequent playback.... Agent: Trio Systems, LLC
20110246516 - Centralized transaction record storage: Various methods and systems are provided to permit the storage of online transaction records associated with user-merchant transactions facilitated by a payment service provider. In accordance with an embodiment of the disclosure, a method of processing transaction information comprises receiving a webpage at a client device, wherein the webpage has... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110246498 - Context-based security policy evaluation using weighted search trees: A method, apparatus and computer program product for evaluating a context-based (e.g., XACML) policy having a set of attributes using a weighted index tree having one or more leaves extending from a root node. Each leaf of the tree represents a policy rule. A depth-first path down the leaf represents... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246502 - Creating and propagating annotated information: Content may be collected, annotated, and propagated in a unified process. In one example, a mobile device such as a smart phone is used to collect information. The information may be text, video, audio, etc. The information may be sent to a reaction service, which may return an annotation of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246510 - Device and method for distributed processing: A distributed processing device includes a searching unit that searches, in accordance with attribute names identifying a plurality of records stored on a database, a process group for a second process having as a process target a record of an attribute name different from an attribute name included in a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110246517 - Downloading file reception process: d
20110246505 - File generation and search methods for data search, and database management system for data file search: A method for creating/storing a file that facilitates search of data stored in a storage medium, and a data search method using the same are disclosed. The file creating method creates a rack of virtual RAM (RAM) file that is divided into several units according to divisional units for individual... Agent:
20110246503 - High-performance streaming dictionary: A method, apparatus and computer program product for storing data in a disk storage system is presented. A high-performance dictionary data structure is defined. The dictionary data structure is stored on a disk storage system. Key-value pairs can be inserted and deleted into the dictionary data structure. Updates run faster... Agent:
20110246508 - Information processing device, client device, server device, list generation method, list acquisition method, list providing method and program: There is provided an information processing device including a plurality of specifying devices used to respectively specify a plurality of types of parameter values representing music features; a music extraction portion that extracts, from a first database in which a plurality of pieces of music and the parameter values are... Agent:
20110246509 - Information processing device, image output method, and program: There is provided an information processing device including: a storage unit that stores a plurality of exercise models each including one or more kinds of measured values measured in time series for a person doing exercise and exercise description data specifying exercise recognized based on the measured values; a selection... Agent:
20110246511 - Method and system for defining and populating segments: Embodiments of the present invention provide tools and facilities for definition and population of segments to facilitate automated data analysis and automated experimentation based on user interaction with web pages, web sites, and other user interfaces, as well as for carrying out automated tasks related to users who can be... Agent:
20110246499 - Method and system for evaluating compliance within a configuration-management system: One embodiment of the present invention is directed to a compliance evaluation and validation system. The compliance evaluation and validation system comprises compliance rules, stored in computer readable medium, including one or more mass-storage devices and electronic memories, and a compliance-rule execution engine that parses compliance rules and generates, from... Agent:
20110246507 - Search apparatus and search method: When an output request is received, a tree generating unit of a search apparatus generates, based on an output item included in an output request tree-structure data from hierarchical-structure data (described as search target data with reference to FIG. 1) to be searched. A tree scanning unit searches for data... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110246506 - Sensor information management system and sensor information management method: An object of the present invention is to manage various containment relationships such as packing relationships and loading relationships of an article, to efficiently search for sensor information measured by a sensor associated with the article, and thereby to provide the sensor information to the user. A system 100 includes... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110246500 - Storing and querying of user feedback in a personal repository accessible to a personal computing device: Various example embodiments relate to a mechanism for writing feedback to a personal repository accessible to a personal computing device. The mechanism may receive a request for writing feedback of a user of the personal computing device regarding a particular item to the personal repository. The mechanism may also store... Agent:
20110246512 - System and method for a remotely accessible web-based personal address book: A computer implemented method for providing a remotely accessible web-based address book includes the following steps. First, a user registers with a web-server and sets up an account. The web-server is configured to generate, store and provide access services to web-based address books. Next, the user uploads personal address book... Agent: Humanbook, Inc
20110246515 - System and method for automated deployment of an information handling system: A system and method for automated deployment of an information handling system are disclosed. A method for managing the deployment of an information handling system may include executing a deployment application on an information handling system, the deployment application including one or more tasks associated with the deployment of the... Agent:
20110246513 - System and method for generating a work of communication with supplemental context: A system for selecting, managing, sharing and displaying content data files in a manner that takes into the account the contextual significance of said content data files to a narrative, an author(s) and an audience. A system that is able to place an absolute and relative value upon the significance... Agent:
20110246504 - System, method and computer program product for performing one or more actions based on a comparison of data associated with a client to one or more criteria: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for performing one or more actions based on a comparison of data associated with a client to one or more criteria. These mechanisms and methods for performing one or more actions based on a comparison of data associated with a... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246501 - Systems and methods for entity registration and management: The disclosed embodiments contemplate an electronic storage system able to be rapidly deployed and subsequently used to receive and organize data entries. The system comprises a knowledge schema able to organize entries into a coherent form facilitating revision and review. The system may be implemented across a computer network such... Agent: Accelrys Inc.
20110246518 - Method and system of distributed caching: An approach is provided enabling efficient access to and storage of data within a database system comprising a plurality of data repository sites distributed across different physical locations. A processor receives a request for data, the request specifying a key value. The processor determines a bucket associated with one of... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110246519 - Secure and flexible access to electronic documents in databases: A method of accessing an electronic document located within a communication network including database nodes (180) having access to electronic documents is provided. The method comprises receiving a query from a user (110) via the communication network, the query indicating the electronic document to be accessed. The method further comprises... Agent:
20110246520 - Method and system for performing an authority analysis: Methods and systems for automatically determining, from a body of emails, blogs, and other documents, authors of the documents who are authorities on certain subjects, and what those subjects are. An intersection of the semantic footprints of documents by an author are deemed to be the derived skills footprint of... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246521 - System and method for discovering image quality information related to diagnostic imaging performance: A system for discovering information related to diagnostic imaging performance at a medical imaging site. The system includes at least one database of stored digital diagnostic images; and a user instruction interface for obtaining an operator request for information related to image quality of the stored digital diagnostic images. A... Agent:
20110246523 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method of examining a data stream to detect presence of a complex string belonging to a complex dictionary is provided. The method includes associating an array of state variables and an array of reference states with the complex dictionary; detecting a simple string in the data stream, the simple... Agent:
20110246522 - Method for forming a reference list of marks, database and method for forming said database: The present invention relates to a method for forming a mark reference list using a database including a register of mark-forming objects in the form of a sample array, and a mark array. According to this method, a mark is compared with each sample of the sample array, match indexes... Agent:
20110246525 - Contemporaneously sharing resources targeted by a library: Computer-readable media, computer-readable media, computerized methods, and computer systems for acting on properties of multiple resources, which span disparate locations within a network, upon detecting an intuitive user-initiated operation are provided. Initially, a library is provided that includes a framework for contemporaneously accessing a collection of items within a scope... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246524 - System, method and computer program product for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system. These mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system can enable embodiments to provide portal-specific user accounts to the multi-tenant on-demand database system... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246526 - Service level agreement based storage access: A method and a system implementing a service level agreement based storage access system. A service level agreement based storage access system presents a single interface for data storage consumers and translates generic data operation requests to data operation request specific to a storage server. The SLA based storage access... Agent:
20110246527 - System, method and computer program product for associating a permission set with one or more users: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for associating a permission set with one or more users. These mechanisms and methods for associating a permission set with one or more users can enable improved access management, increased efficiency, enhanced security, reduced risk, greater governance, least privilege access,... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246528 - Dynamically processing an event using an extensible data model: Systems and methods of dynamically processing an event using an extensible data model are disclosed. One embodiment includes, specifying attributes of the event in a data model; the data model being extensible to add properties to the event as the dataset is streamed from the source to the sink.... Agent: Cloudera, Inc.
20110246529 - Data recording system, data recording method and data recording: A data recording system 1 includes: a file generating part 3 for dividing digital data so as to generate a plurality of data files and recording the plurality of the data files sequentially into a recording medium 5; a management file judging part 6 for determining one management file for... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110246530 - Method and system for semantically unifying data: A method and system For Semantically Unifying Data from multiple disparate sources into a common semantic framework. The method and system For Semantically Unifying Data generally includes a data unification system containing a computer, server, network connection, stored data files, and software logic to allow a user to edit and... Agent:
20110246531 - System, method, and computer program product for processing a prefix tree file utilizing a selected agent: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for processing a prefix tree file utilizing a selected agent. In use, a file including a prefix tree is identified. Additionally, an agent is selected from a plurality of agents to process the file. Further, the file is processed utilizing the... Agent: Mcafee, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20110246534 - Combined scheduling and management of work orders, such as for utility meter reading and utility servicing events: A system and method manages work requests used in reading and servicing gas, electric, or water meters in a utility system. A work request may originate at a utility system and is received at a data collection system. The work request may be generated based on an underlying data structure.... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20110246532 - System for managing electronically stored information: A system for managing electronically stored information includes a server having a processor and a memory. A database is coupled to the server. A container component is configured in the memory. The container component is configured to store and retrieve incident information from the database. The incident information comprising at... Agent:
20110246533 - System, method and computer program product for rule-based performance of actions on related objects: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for rule-based performance of actions on related objects. These mechanisms and methods for rule-based performance of actions on related objects can provide a generalized technique for configuring related object actions that are responsive to object updates. The ability to provide... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246535 - Apparatus and method for constructing data applications in an unstructured data environment: A database abstraction layer provides structured access to an unstructured database. The database abstraction layer imposes a relational structure on the otherwise unstructured data, so the data may be accessed as though it were stored in a relational database.... Agent: Group Business Software Ag
20110246536 - Method and apparatus for mapping objects to multiple tables of a database: The present invention creates a model that maps object classes in an object-oriented environment to a data source. The model maps the relationship between properties of each object class and data of the data source. The present invention can be used with a data source such as a relational database,... Agent: Next Software, Inc.
20110246537 - Matrix re-ordering and visualization in the presence of data hierarchies: Exemplary embodiments include a method for re-ordering and visualizing a matrix in the presence of a data hierarchy stored on a computer system, the method including receiving a matrix, A, in the computer system, the matrix A having rows and columns, reordering the matrix A so that groups of related... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246538 - Visual manipulation of database schema: Methods, program products, and systems for visual manipulation of database schema are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a system can display a schema view and a data view in graphic representation in an integrated GUI on a display device. The system can display a schema in the schema view,... Agent:
20110246541 - Data management apparatus and method: The present invention, an apparatus includes a data management apparatus comprising, a determination unit configured to determine whether an analyzing apparatus is in a communicable state when a configuration information data indicating a status of a server apparatus is received from a data collection apparatus, the data analyzing apparatus analyzing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110246539 - Document modeling using concurrent hierarchical state machines: A document having a number of components is modeled as a concurrent hierarchical state machine derived from a number of secondary state machines. The concurrent hierarchical state machine hierarchically encompasses the secondary state machines and corresponds to the document as a whole. The secondary state machines are concurrent to one... Agent:
20110246540 - Method and system for automatically updating a software qa test repository: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for automatically updating a software QA test repository in a database system. These mechanisms and methods for automatically updating a QA test repository can enable embodiments to quickly and accurately update a test repository without requiring a user to repeatedly... Agent: Saleforce.com, Inc.
20110246542 - System for lightweight objects: Creating an object is disclosed. An instance of a sharable type is created. An instance of a lightweight type is created. The sharable type is designated as a parent of the lightweight type. The instance of the sharable type is designated as a parent of the instance of the lightweight... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110246543 - Write barrier elision for reference arrays: A computer-implemented process for write barrier elision during program execution receives a request to overwrite a reference, determines whether garbage collection is active and responsive to a determination that garbage collection is active, determines whether a reference object has been scanned. Responsive to a determination that the reference object has... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246546 - Data storage apparatus: Apparatus arranged to allow a user to input a plurality of values of data elements of a table being a baseline version of the table having a version number b, the apparatus being arranged to store the values of the data elements in a database in the form of one... Agent: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
20110246544 - System, method and computer program product for deriving commonalities among data entries: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for deriving commonalities among data entries. These mechanisms and methods for deriving commonalities among data entries can identify characteristics that are known to be common to at least some data entries in addition to unknown characteristics that are common to... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110246545 - Transmission device, transmission method and program: A transmission device includes: a file processing means for performing processing with respect to a file to be transmitted to a receiving device; and a transmission means for transmitting the file to the receiving device, wherein the file has a data structure storing an original image, one or plural images... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110246547 - Methods and apparatus for device applet management on smart cards: Methods and apparatus for device applet management on smart cards. A method includes obtaining device applets at a first device, generating a directory structure that identifies platform types and corresponding device applets, and storing the device applets in the directory structure on a smart card so that when the smart... Agent: Qualcomm IncorporatedPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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