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Data processing: database and file management or data structures December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20110320398 - Apparatus and method for dynamically materializing a multi-dimensional data stream cube: A computer readable storage medium comprises executable instructions to generate a stream cube to store data received from multiple data sources. A plurality of multi-dimensional data streams are generated to represent the received data. A materialization strategy is repeatedly determined for the stream cube. The stream cube is materialized according... Agent:
20110320399 - Etl builder: A method of building a staging database which examines the staging database metadata and constructs a schedule of operations to extract the data, transform it and load it into the staging database by using normalisation, translation blocks and filtering to create a business view of the data that can be... Agent: Zap Holdings Limited
20110320400 - Global information management system and method: A global information management system (GIMS) includes a collection of standards and methods that allow information management on a global scale. A GIMS computer network includes a central registration database (CRD) and one or more GIMS computer systems connected over a network. Each GIMS computer system includes a relational database... Agent:
20110320401 - System and method for remote updates: In one embodiment, accessing, using a computing device, a batch file comprising a plurality of events generated by a remote game client application executing an instance of a computer-implemented game; accessing, in response to the batch file, a game state data object associated with the instance of the computer-implemented game,... Agent: Zynga Game Network, Inc.
20110320402 - Management of media files: Apparatus, systems, and methods provide a mechanism to enhance the management of mobile devices for users of the mobile devices. Various embodiments include apparatus and methods to manage media content for a mobile device with respect identification, in a management system, of the media content of the mobile device. Additional... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110320403 - Approaches for the replication of write sets: Approaches for replicating data in a distributed transactional system. At a first node of a cluster, a per-transaction write set that comprises a plurality of write operations that are performed against a first data store maintained by the first node is committed. The per-transaction write set is replicated from the... Agent:
20110320404 - Standby index in physical data replication: Generating a standby index on a standby database server in a physical log-shipping data replication environment. Embodiments of the invention include providing a primary database server and a standby database server, replicating a primary database and a primary database index from the primary database server to the standby database server,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320405 - Detachable computer with variable performance computing environment: Computing devices are often designed in view of a particular usage scenario, but may be unsuitable for usage in other computing scenarios. For example, a notebook computer with a large display, an integrated keyboard, and a high-performance processor suitable for many computing tasks may be heavy, large, and power-inefficient; and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320406 - Method, apparatus or software for transferring a storage replication system between storage systems: A method, apparatus or software is disclosed for transferring storage replication system configurations between heterogonous storage systems.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320407 - Shared data collections: A data sharing mechanism may allow programs to share access to data collections. The mechanisms that implement the sharing may allow programs written in any language to read and write a shared collection. The mechanisms may make the shared nature of the collection relatively transparent to the program and to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320408 - Method and apparatus for a paged update protocol: An approach is provided for providing an update feed to clients. An update document comprising one or more update statuses of one or more resources is generated. At least one of the one or more resources is identified using a respective obfuscation identifier. The update document is divided into one... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110320409 - Guaranteed in-flight sql insert operation support during an rac database failover: The present invention is directed to methods and systems of implementing a guaranteed SQL insert operation. In one embodiment, the method may include initiating an SQL insert operation for a database, receiving an SQL exception indicating that a failover for the database has occurred, and in response to the SQL... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110320411 - System and method for a computer based forms language: A computational platform and related methods that generally combines the object model and the programming model into a single set of constructs (e.g., Forms, relations, entities, relationships). These constructs provide the characteristics of inheritance, linkage, immutability, versioning, and substitution in a single structure that can store the objects, processes, and... Agent: Coral Networks, Inc.
20110320410 - System and method for generating dynamic queries: A first query is retrieved by a computing device. A second query is retrieved by the computing device, wherein the second query is linked to the first query. A derivative query is generated by the computing device based, at least in part, upon merging at least a portion of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320413 - Detection of obscured copying using discovered translation files and other operation data: Systems and methods that automatically compare sets of files to determine what has been copied even when sophisticated techniques for hiding or obscuring the copying have been employed. The file compare system comprises a file compare program that uses various operational data and user interface options to detect illicit copying,... Agent:
20110320414 - Method, system and computer-readable storage medium for detecting trap of web-based perpetual calendar and building retrieval database using the same: The present disclosure relates to a method, system and software executable by a processor associated with non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for detecting a trap of web-based calendar pages and building a retrieval database. According to an aspect of the disclosure, detecting a trap of web-based calendar pages includes clustering, by... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110320412 - Using repeated incremental background consistency checking to detect problems with content closer in time to when a failure occurs: Provided are techniques for identifying an incremental consistency checking job. During a run of the incremental consistency checking job, one or more queries are issued for a set of content holding objects in an object repository. For each of the issued one or more queries, whether content in the set... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320416 - Eliminating redundant processing of data in plural node systems: According to a present invention embodiment, a system avoids duplicate processing of database objects to ensure operation integrity in a database system including a plurality of nodes. The system comprises a computer system including at least one processor. The computer system receives a data operation from a secondary node, executes... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320415 - Piecemeal list prefetch: Prefetching data using a piecemeal list prefetching method. This is achieved by various means, including building a plurality of data pages, sorting the plurality of data pages into sequential data pages and a list of non-sequential pages, prefetching the sequential data pages using a first prefetching technique, and prefetching the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320417 - Database compression: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive a set of ordered user-selected compression rules as a compression rule set comprising at least one compression threshold condition, to create or transform a database object with rows to be selectively compressed according to the compression rules in the compression rule set... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20110320418 - Database compression analyzer: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive requests to execute a plurality of compression and/or decompression mechanisms on one or more database objects; to execute each of the compression and/or decompression mechanisms, on a sampled basis, on the database objects; to determine comparative performance characteristics associated with each of... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20110320420 - Decentralized, distributed internet data management: In a light-weight transactional system architecture, each component providing a service performs its own scheduling and transaction management. An invocation of one of these services (through remote method invocation) results in the creation of a local transaction (child of the invoking transaction and parent of any transaction that might be... Agent:
20110320419 - Management of temporal data by means of a canonical schema: Computer programs embodied in computer-readable media for managing temporal data in relational databases are provided. According to one embodiment, a computer program comprises logic for storing temporal data in tables stored in a database and using a single schema. The schema includes a first column designating an identifier of an... Agent:
20110320422 - System and method for delivery of business information through an electronic address book: Systems and methods are provided to deliver business information to users through users' online address books. Data aggregation servers associate individual businesses with one or more unique identifiers. The data aggregation servers collect, store and periodically update business information relating to individual businesses from a variety of sources, such as... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20110320421 - System and method of network data access management: Disclosed is a system and method of network data access management, a client terminal sends out a file request to a server, said server transmits said file request to a database and fetches a file corresponding to said file request from said database and transmits it back to said client... Agent:
20110320423 - Integrating social network data with search results: A user of a social network may submit a search query relating to one or more topics to a search engine indexing a set of data items, but the search results, while authoritative and informative, may be highly impersonal with respect to the user. Conversely, the user may search for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320424 - Assessing and adapting component parameters: A parameter-selection technique that allows preferred permutations to be rapidly identified based on real-world user behavior is described. In particular, a set of web pages that include different permutations of the set of parameters are generated. Then, at least a subset of these web pages is provided to the users... Agent: Intuit Inc.
20110320425 - System and method for providing intelligence centers: Disclosed herein, among other things, is a system comprising a content repository, a communication portal developer, a content manager, and an analytic engine. The content repository is adapted to store electronic content in a computer-readable storage medium. The communication portal developer includes at least one wizard to create a plurality... Agent: Icentera Corporation
20110320426 - Rich site maps: Providing a website map to a user. A method includes gathering information about web pages in a website, including information related to web page relationships, controls, and executable code underlying one or more web pages in the website. A relationship map is created. The relationship map includes representations of relationships... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320427 - System and method for collecting document: Provided is a system and method for collecting a document. The system may include an identification information receiver to receive, from a host of a site, identification information of a document of which an update may occur, a collection request transfer unit to transmit a collection request for the document... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110320428 - Data-discriminate search engine updates: Techniques are provided for data-discriminate search engine updates, where, in accordance with a first crawling session frequency associated with a first update type, a search engine index is updated by recording an update to a first set of data, where the update to the first set of data is of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320430 - Object recommendation method and system: A method for recommending an object in a communication network using a bookmark, said method comprising, for an object search engine in the communication network, the acts of indexing a bookmark created by a first user in association with search keywords comprising an identifier of the first user and an... Agent: France Telecom
20110320429 - Systems and methods for augmenting a keyword of a web page with video content: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for delivering related video content to a user in response to user actions on augmented keywords on a web page. A server may receive from a browser, in response to an indication of a mouse over a keyword currently displayed on a... Agent:
20110320432 - Managing parameters in filter expressions: A mechanism is provided for generating a filter expression using tree parameters receives an expression wherein operators of the expression bind multiple data items to a single parameter to form a received expression, generates a default prompt control using received metadata and the received expression and prompts for an input... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320431 - Strong typing for querying information graphs: Described herein is using type information with a graph of nodes and predicates, in which the type information may be used to determine validity of (type check) a query to be executed against the graph. In one aspect, each node has a type, and each predicate indicates a valid relationship... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320433 - Automated joining of disparate data for database queries: Described is associating metadata with different sources of data (e.g., database tables) that allows a single view of data from the sources to be created. An administrator creates baseviews corresponding to database tables and associates metadata with the baseviews, including primary key metadata for the baseviews and meta-tags for one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320434 - Energy monetary cost aware query optimization: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of optimizing a query, including determining an execution plan for use in executing the query, based on a monetary cost of the energy needed to execute the query. A query optimization component may determine a plurality of execution plans for the query. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320435 - Static query optimization: In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for tuning queries for a multi-tenant database system is provided. A processor retrieves actual statistics associated with data stored on one or more servers in the multi-tenant database system. The data may be associated with one or more tenants of the multi-tenant database system.... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110320436 - Optimizing access time of files stored on storages: When each file of a number of files is accessed, at least a number of times each file has been accessed is kept track of. Each file is stored on a storage of a number of storages. Periodically, at least one file is moved among the number of storages, based... Agent:
20110320439 - Cooperative model between an application server and a database: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for implementing a cooperative model between an application and a database. In one aspect, there is provided a computer-implemented method. The method may include receiving from an application a command to perform an operation at a database; accessing metadata representative of... Agent:
20110320437 - Infinite browse: An online article is enhanced by displaying, in association with the article, supplemental content that includes entities that are extracted from the article and/or entities that are related to entities that are extracted from the article. The supplemental content further includes information about each of the entities. The information about... Agent:
20110320438 - Rule summary: A rule summarizing engine and method is disclosed for traversing functional relations in a telecom database and rendering the functional relations in human readable form. The rule summarizing engine and method obtains a database of rules established by operators using a Graphical User Interface to establish functional relations between conditions... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada, Inc.
20110320441 - Adjusting search results based on user social profiles: Many contemporary computing scenarios involve the submission by a user of a search query to be applied to a data set (such as a set of web pages indexed by a web search engine.) Additionally, many users participate in social networking and have generated a social profile, including demographic information,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320443 - Navigation to popular search results: Systems, methods, and computer media for enhancing search results, as well as user interfaces for performing search queries and navigating search results, are provided. A search query is received from a user. A plurality of web pages relevant to the search query are identified. At least one of the relevant... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320440 - Placement of search results using user intent: Technologies are described herein for placing search results on a search engine results page (SERP). A query may be received. The query may be transmitted to a plurality of search result providers. A first set of search results and a second set of search results may be received from the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320444 - System and method for evaluating search queries to identify titles for content production: Systems and methods are provided to select potential titles for online content using search query logs from web search service providers. A plurality of search queries are collected from one or more web search service providers. A lifetime value is determined for each of the search queries. Potential titles are... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.
20110320442 - Systems and methods for semantics based domain independent faceted navigation over documents: Systems and associated methods providing a document corpus navigation interface including domain independent facets are described. Embodiments provide a list of domain independent facets, extract facet values from the document corpus, learn the facet values from the corpus, map each document to one of the values of each of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320451 - Apparatus and method for sorting data: A method and system for sorting data of an input file containing multiple records associated with multiple tables of a database. The multiple records include key values. The key values are segmented into ranges of key values for each table. Each range of key values for each table is a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320445 - Computer-implemented method for clustering data and computer-readable medium encoded with computer program to execute thereof: Inferences acquired by applying clustering analysis cannot be reliably assessed before data-originated errors are quantified, an exacting task that is often not performed. This invention presents a clustering method suited for this purpose. Designed for systems with normally distributed error, a common trait to many data systems, and built on... Agent: National Central University
20110320447 - High-dimensional stratified sampling: In one aspect, a processing device of an information processing system is operative to perform high-dimensional stratified sampling of a database comprising a plurality of records arranged in overlapping sub-groups. For a given record, the processing device determines which of the sub-groups the given record is associated with, and for... Agent:
20110320452 - Information estimation apparatus, information estimation method, and computer-readable recording medium: An information estimation apparatus 1 for estimating a transmission point in time of a document whose transmission point in time is not specified in a document set to be analyzed includes a structure analysis unit 3 configured to specify, from the document set, a document having a document structure in... Agent: Nec Corpration
20110320450 - Location based grouping of browsing histories: Methods and systems that present URLs from a history of records organized by locations are described. Each record may be stored to represent a URL accessed for retrieving a web page by a browser hosted in a device at a certain point in time. Additionally, the record may include a... Agent:
20110320446 - Pushing search query constraints into information retrieval processing: This patent application relates to interval-based information retrieval (IR) search techniques for efficiently and correctly answering keyword search queries. In some embodiments, a range of information-containing blocks for a search query can be identified. Each of these blocks, and thus the range, can include document identifiers that identify individual corresponding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320449 - Telephone number groups: A method includes receiving a list of sequential telephone numbers, and iteratively: identifying a first number and a last number of the list, selecting a group size, creating a group of sequential telephone numbers from the list of sequential telephone numbers based on the selected group size, and removing the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110320448 - Telephone numbers with alphabetic patterns: An exemplary process includes storing telephone numbers in a telephone number database, identifying which telephone numbers in the telephone number database have digits that occur in an alphabetic pattern as defined by a reference list, and designating the telephone numbers with digits occurring in the alphabetic pattern as patterned telephone... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110320453 - System and method for grouping similar documents: A system and method for grouping similar documents is provided. Frequencies of occurrences are determined for terms and noun phrases within a set of documents. A subset of the documents is selected by removing those documents having terms and noun phrases that fall outside a bounded range of upper and... Agent:
20110320454 - Multi-facet classification scheme for cataloging of information artifacts: A system and method for constructing a hierarchical multi-faceted classification structure includes organizing a plurality of visual categories into a multi-relational reference ontology that accounts for a plurality of different types of relationships. Media artifacts are categorized into the plurality of visual categories. The categories of artifacts are refined based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320455 - Hint services for feature/entity extraction and classification: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for extracting a feature of an entity. A data record that includes the feature may be received. The feature may be characterized. Data related to the feature may be retrieved from a data source. The feature may be recharacterized based on the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320457 - Method for creating and using affective information in a digital imaging system: An image file for storing a still digital image and metadata related to the still digital image, the image file including digital image data representing the still digital image, and metadata that categorizes the still digital image as an important digital image, wherein the categorization uses a range of levels... Agent:
20110320456 - Tips management system and process for managing organization-wide knowledge tips: The invention provides a method, a system, and a computer program product for managing and distributing knowledge tips in an organization. A member of the organization submits a knowledge tip and one or more data points corresponding to the knowledge tip in a Tips Management System (TiMS). The member associates... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110320458 - Identification of name entities via search, determination of alternative searches, and automatic integration of data across a computer network for dynamic portal generation: A dynamic portal generation system includes an indexing module that indexes structured and unstructured data in a database. The database includes information residing in associated standalone applications having documents from information sources, and a name-entity repository that includes name entities and their corresponding name-entity types. A search module searches the... Agent:
20110320461 - Centralized web-based software solution for search engine optimization: A system and method for modifying a parameter of a website in order to optimize an organic listing of the website at one or more search engines is described. Several embodiments include methods and systems for generating scored representations based upon different portions of data associated with a website, and... Agent: Covario, Inc.
20110320460 - Efficient representation of data lineage information: Presenting data lineage information by assigning a score to a data asset along a path between a data source and a data destination, where a predefined scoring function is applied to a characteristic of the data asset, and presenting via a computer-controlled output medium a description of the data source,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320459 - Term identification method and apparatus: A method of assigning an identifier to a mention of an entity in a document carried out by computing apparatus including a display and one or more user operable input devices. A plurality of candidate identifiers are received from a term identification module in respect of a mention of an... Agent: Iti Scotland Limited
20110320463 - Image search device and image search method: An object of the present invention is to provide an image search device and an image search method by which search efficiency is improved. The image search device includes a personal characteristic database (21) where images of individual multiple photographic subjects obtained by shooting by multiple cameras (10) are stored... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110320462 - Method and apparatus for recommending information to users within a social network: A method and an apparatus for recommending information to users within a social network. The method builds a recommendation list with at least one two-tuple, where each two-tuple comprises a target user name and an information item and ranks the recommendation list by using two-tuples in the recommendation list as... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320464 - Retrieval device: In conventional retrieval techniques for narrowing down a candidate when there are a plurality of candidates as retrieval results, a method results in a huge number of candidates in order to prevent omission of candidates, whereby the administration cost is increased, and another method involves always processing all candidates, whereby... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110320465 - Analysis preprocessing system, analysis preprocessing method and analysis preprocessing program: An analysis preprocessing system is provided which is capable of, when large amounts of data are received from a large number of data generation sources, rapidly passing those data to means for analyzing the data in order of time of generation thereof. Data acquisition means 71 acquires a data group... Agent:
20110320466 - Methods and systems for filtering search results: Methods and systems of filtering search results are presented. The filtering may comprise receiving a search query term having a plurality of meanings in a search language; selecting a resolving language including a plurality of resolving language terms, wherein each resolving language term corresponds to one meaning or a related... Agent:
20110320467 - Using message sampling to determine the most frequent words in a user mailbox: A method is presented for generating a list of frequently used words for an email application on a server computer. When a request is received for a word frequency list for emails stored in a user's mailbox, a word frequency list is returned if one exists. If the word frequency... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320468 - Modular system and method for managing chinese, japanese and korean linguistic data in electronic form: Embodiments can include means for categorizing lexical data, means for accurately describing the structure hierarchical data, means for accommodating lexicons having disparate data structures, means for pooling data from separate lexicons into aggregate lists, means for gathering data from participating users, and specified interfaces for handwriting recognition, optical character recognition,... Agent:
20110320469 - Shared archives in interconnected content-addressable storage systems: Some of the embodiments herein provide a seamless cloud of storage. This storage may be content-addressable storage. An end application may or may not be exposed to the fact that content-addressable storage is used. Various embodiments herein provide event notification, which may allow applications or users to subscribe to particular... Agent: Datcard Systems, Inc.
20110320472 - Complex query handling: Processing a query for a database includes: receiving a portion of a query from a client device in a server implemented by at least one processor, the portion of the query comprising an incomplete component; determining that the incomplete component is one of multiple predefined types with the server; providing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320470 - Generating and presenting a suggested search query: The present invention is directed to presenting a suggested search query. Responsive to receiving a user-devised search parameter, a suggested search query is identified. The user-devised search parameter might have been previously received by a search system, or alternatively, might be a unique query that has not been previously received.... Agent:
20110320471 - Movie recommendation system and movie recommendation method: There is provided a movie recommendation system, including: a scene metadata obtaining module for obtaining metadata which contains keywords associated with scenes, and time axis information indicating times at which the keywords appear, the scenes included in a movie content; a movie content information obtaining module for obtaining information of... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110320474 - Availability of database objects during database operations: A method, computer program product, and system for providing access to a database object during modification of that object. Upon receipt of a data definition language (DDL) operation specifying a modification to the database object, currently executing database transactions are invalidated in a two-step process of a soft invalidation followed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320479 - Collections for storage artifacts of a tree structured repository established via artifact metadata: At least one unique collection of storage artifacts can be specified to indicate that the storage artifact is a member of the unique collection. Each storage artifact can be a discrete object comprising digitally encoded content that is stored as a node within a tree structure of a tangible storage... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320482 - Context-based recommender system: The present invention relates to a recommender system and method comprising a first extractor (S200) for applying a first feature extraction algorithm to extract first features characterizing a content of a data input (e.g. webpage) processed by a first application (e.g. Internet browser) running on the system, and a second... Agent: Axel Springer Digital Tv Guide Gmbh
20110320473 - Dynamic determination of migration data: A method and apparatus for the dynamic determination of migration data is described herein. In one embodiment, a process can be provided to search user data in a first system for migration data without requiring user interaction. The search of user data can be based on a blacklist. The blacklist... Agent:
20110320477 - Dynamic icon overlay system and method of producing dynamic icon overlays: A dynamic icon overlay system of a present invention embodiment dynamically generates icon overlays to be applied to a primary file icon of a target file. The icon overlays convey information regarding the target file and are relevant to an end user. The icon overlay system determines icon overlays to... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.
20110320487 - Electronic resource storage system: A peer-to-peer network providing a distributed document store is disclosed. A problem with known distributed document stores is that search engines are unable to respond quickly to changes in the stored documents or the addition or removal of peers. In the described embodiment, the peers in the network send search... Agent:
20110320480 - Enterprise evidence repository: A controller is configured to generate and propagate instructions to an execution agent which, in turn, is configured to collect and deposit collected artifacts into a repository. Write access to a location in the repository for collected artifacts that are to be deposited into a specified location is granted to... Agent:
20110320483 - Media file management system and method for home media center: The present invention provides a media file management system and method for a home media center, which enable media files such as images or photos, music and movies included in a variety of information appliances to be conveniently edited on a screen of a display apparatus connected to a home... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110320485 - Method and device for extracting relationship circle of members in social network service (sns) network: A method and device for extracting relationship circle of members in SNS network is disclosed. The method includes: (a) selecting target people in the SNS network; (b) analyzing relationship chains of the target people, and extracting a relationship circle of the target people from the relationship chains according to feature... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20110320475 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for extending the capabilities of platform-independent applications on devices: An apparatus for extending the functionalities of a platform-independent application(s) may include a processor and a memory storing executable computer code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including generating a request via a platform-independent application(s). The request comprises a query including information requesting a platform-dependent device to... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110320481 - Searching and matching of data: Described herein is a technology for facilitating searching and matching of data. In some implementations, an input data string, including one or more ideographic elements, is received and converted to a Latin-based input data string. One or more input keys may be generated based on the Latin-based input data string.... Agent: Business Objects Software Limited
20110320486 - System and method for enabling matching of exhibition participants: There is provided, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, system, and method for enabling automated participant matching at an exhibition. According to some embodiments of the present invention, the system may include multiple scan-able labels for multiple objects in an exhibition; scanning devices adapted to... Agent: Expobee Ltd.
20110320484 - System and method for verification of personal identity: A system and method for storing identifying information and telephone numbers associated with individuals, and cross-referencing said information so as to link a first individual to other referee individuals capable of identifying the first individual as a result of a telephone conversation. When a relying party wishes to confirm the... Agent:
20110320476 - Television-based search using metadata: A system includes a device such as a television interfaced to one or more servers through a network connection. The device (television) has software that accesses metadata related to a video stream and incorporates at least one search term from the metadata along with optional viewer-provided terms into a search... Agent: Vizio, Inc.
20110320478 - User management of electronic documents: Described is the user management of electronic documents. Content selected from a first electronic document is received. Metadata are generated corresponding to the received selected content and a location of the received content in the first electronic document. The metadata are stored and a search term is subsequently received that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320489 - Distributed globally accessible information network implemented to maintain universal accessibility: A distributed information network is constructed for gathering information from sites distributed across a globally accessible computer network, i.e., the Internet. The distributed information network preferably includes a root server that stores a list of multiple distributed sites each represented by metadata. A network browser delivers an information search request... Agent: Thinkstream, Inc.
20110320488 - Location in search queries: A computer-implemented method includes receiving a search query from a remote device, determining if the search query includes location-related information, and if the search query includes location-related information, generating a first result set based on the search query and the location-related information, and if the search query does not include... Agent: Google Inc.
20110320493 - Method and device for retrieving data and transforming same into qualitative data of a text-based document: Method for extracting information from a data file comprising a first step wherein the data are transmitted to a device (3.1) or “tokenizer” adapted to convert them in the course of a first step into elementary units or “tokens”, the elementary units being transmitted to a second step of searching... Agent: Thales
20110320491 - Module and method for searching named entity of terms from the named entity database using named entity database and mining rule merged ontology schema: A module and method for determining a named entity of a terminology using a named entity dictionary and a mining rule combined with an ontology schema is provided. The module includes a named entity dictionary and mining rule database storing the named entity dictionary and a mining rule database; a... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information
20110320490 - Named entity database or mining rule database update apparatus and method using named entity database and mining rule merged ontology schema: An apparatus and method for updating a named entity dictionary or a mining rule database using the named entity dictionary and a mining rule combined with an ontology schema is provided. The apparatus includes a named entity dictionary and mining rule database storage module storing the named entity dictionary and... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information
20110320492 - System and method for tracking vehicle operation through user-generated driving incident reports: A method and system that allows anyone to flag good or bad driving incidents by fellow motorists. Driving behavior data is captured as user-generated content, and the system includes the necessary provision to verify the authenticity and accuracy of all records submitted. The database of driving records is subsequently used... Agent: Drivemecrazy, Inc.
20110320494 - Litigation document management linking unstructured documents with business objects: According to some embodiments, it may be determined that an unstructured document is associated with a business objected stored at an enterprise resource planning system. Link information identifying the business object in connection with the unstructured document may be stored in a content management system. A litigation matter may then... Agent:
20110320495 - Personal information tracking, recording, reporting and sharing system and method: The invention relates to automatic logging of people's lives by combining a geo-location tracking system, a data storage service and sharing services. In particular, a method and a system for location reporting using geo-location tracking devices, such as mobile communication devices, social networks and data storage and manipulation services. The... Agent:
20110320496 - Concurrency control for confluent trees: Architecture that addresses the efficient detection of conflicts and the merging of data structures such as trees, when possible. The process of detecting conflicts and merging the trees is a meld operation. Confluent trees offer transactional consistency with some degree of isolation, and scaling out a concurrent system based on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110320499 - Manipulating sets of heirarchical data: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, devices and/or systems for manipulating hierarchical sets of data are disclosed.... Agent: Robert T. And Virginia T. Jenkins As Trustees For The Jenkins Family Trust
20110320497 - Method, program, and system for dividing tree structure of structured document: A method and system for dividing a tree structure of a structured document based on a tree structure defined by a schema of the structured document. The method includes the following steps: calculating an index value of size of a subtree having each element as a root for at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320498 - Systems and methods for optimizing very large n-gram collections for speed and memory: A computer memory stores a data structure representing a ternary search tree (TST) representing multiple word n-grams for a corpus of documents. The data structure includes plural records in a first memory, each record representing a node of the TST and comprising plural fields. At least some n-grams have a... Agent: Educational Testing Service
20110320500 - System and method for constructing a university model graph: An educational institution (also referred as a university) is rich with multiple kinds of data: students, faculty members, departments, divisions, and at university level. Relating and correlating this data at and across various levels help in obtaining a perspective about the educational institution. A structural representation captures the essence of... Agent: Srm Institute Of Science And Technology
20110320502 - Content management checklist object: Provided are techniques for storing at least one checklist object that includes one or more placeholders that each are associated with an object stored and managed by a content management system, receiving an indication that a new content object has been created in the content management system or that an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320503 - Message validation in a service-oriented architecture: Message validation in a service-oriented architecture defines a message structure using XML data types. Context-independent validity constraints are specified using an XML schema. Context-specific validity constrains are specified in an intermediary data structure for a specific service operation. A service interface including the XML schema and the intermediary data structure... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320501 - Translating a binary data stream using binary markup language (bml) schema: In one aspect, a method includes defining a schema using binary markup language (BML) and storing the schema on a non-transitory machine readable medium and translating a binary data stream using the schema. In another aspect, an article includes a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores executable instructions. The instructions cause... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110320504 - Modeling for event enabled content management systems: Provided are techniques for, in response to user input, creating a model that includes at least one icon representing a content object and an event line representing an event, wherein the event has an associated action; configuring a content management system using the model; and, in response to the event... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110320505 - Personalizing service system and method based on ontology: A personalized service system and method based on an ontology is provided, in which if a user selects a personalized service while a subject or an object in a user profile ontology of user's personal information is associated with a subject or an object of a personalized service ontology through... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information
20110320506 - Rapid caching and data delivery system and method: The initial systems analysis of a new data source fully defines each data element and also designs, tests and encodes complete data integration instructions for each data element. A metadata cache stores the data element definition and data element integration instructions. The metadata cache enables a comprehensive view of data... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110320507 - System and methods for digest-based storage: A system comprising a file system that manages files and directories. A digest-based block storage engine coupled to the file system generates a digest when performing saving and retrieving operations initiated by the file system. The engine counts references to data blocks and a list of free data blocks. A... Agent:
20110320508 - Computer system management method and client computer: The present invention efficiently displays in a tree structure form a file operation history. A file storage identifier, an operation identifier, and a count are stored as additional meta-information in an alternate data stream with respect to each file stored in a client terminal file system. The operation identifier manages... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110320509 - Managing the site where data is stored in a distributed storage system: A management method for managing the site is provided where data is stored in a distributed storage system including a plurality of devices connected together by means of a network, the devices having respective data storage sites in which a user may store data, wherein the site where data is... Agent: France Telecom
20110320510 - Method and system for file-system based caching: A method and system for file-system based caching can be used to improve efficiency and security at network sites. In one set of embodiments, the delivery of content and storing content component(s) formed during generation of the content may be performed by different software components. Content that changes at a... Agent:12/22/2011 > 104 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110313969 - Updating historic data and real-time data in reports: Disclosed are methods and systems for updating a report with real-time data. The method and systems involve receiving a request to view both historic data and real-time data in the report, identifying one or more data objects associated with the request, identifying one or more ETL jobs associated with the... Agent:
20110313970 - Method and device for resource management and recording medium for said method: a reference domain for each access path, the reference domain specifying, if the resource is an address, which computer application to execute from among a plurality of applications capable of being specified by the reference domain to contact the person corresponding to said address or to access the information corresponding... Agent: Alcatel Lucent 3
20110313971 - Storage system: A system includes: a copy processing means configured to copy a copy source file system that includes storage data and key data referring to the storage data and being unique depending on the data, from a copy source storage system storing the copy source file system into a copy destination... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110313972 - Media file synchronization: Among other things, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed for manipulating media. In one aspect, synchronization of media files involves identifying a change to an attribute associated with a media file associated with a first media file library located on the host system; accessing a client device list... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110313973 - Map-reduce ready distributed file system: A map-reduce compatible distributed file system that consists of successive component layers that each provide the basis on which the next layer is built provides transactional read-write-update semantics with file chunk replication and huge file-create rates. A primitive storage layer (storage pools) knits together raw block stores and provides a... Agent:
20110313974 - Prioritized data backup: A prioritized data backup may be performed. Source data elements may by associated with local properties such as a base priority indicator and a current priority indicator. A base priority indicator associated with a given data element may convey the importance of that data element. The source data elements may... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20110313976 - Method and system for partial shadow migration: A method for migrating files including receiving, from a client, a first FS operation request for a target FS, making a first determination that migration for a source FS is not complete and making a second determination that the first FS operation request specifies a directory and that a directory... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110313975 - Validating files using a sliding window to access and correlate records in an arbitrarily large dataset: Data records in files may be validated by sequentially accessing the data records while allowing random data access within a sliding window. The data records may also be validated by caching record values. Variable-length record lists in one or more files may be reduced to fixed length record lists while... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110313977 - Systems and methods for reservoir sampling of streaming data and stream joins: Algorithms and concepts for maintaining uniform random samples of streaming data and stream joins. These algorithms and concepts are used in systems and methods, such as wireless sensor networks and methods for implementing such networks, that generate and handle such streaming data and/or stream joins. The algorithms and concepts directed... Agent: The University Of Vermont And State Agricultural College
20110313978 - Plan-based compliance score computation for composite targets/systems: A method and apparatus for plan-based compliance score computation is provided. Compliance-specific target results are stored. The compliance results include, for each target, a subset of target-specific compliance results for a rule subset of compliance rules. Each target-specific compliance result of the result subset includes a compliance value. The compliance... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110313979 - Processing related datasets: Processing related datasets includes receiving over an input device or port records from multiple datasets, the records of a given dataset having one or more values for one or more respective fields; and processing records from each of the multiple datasets in a data processing system. The processing includes: analyzing... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC
20110313980 - Compression of tables based on occurrence of values: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for compression of tables based on occurrence of values. In general, a number representing an amount of occurrences of a frequently occurring value in a group of adjacent rows of a column is generated, a vector representing whether the frequently occurring value exists... Agent:
20110313981 - Data privacy, redaction and integrity for relational databases: A method, a data processing system, and a computer program product for protecting data in a database. A query to a database in a data processing system is received by a security mechanism in the data processing system that is external of the database. The query is converted to a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110313982 - File mapping and converting for dynamic disk personalization for multiple platforms: File mapping and converting for dynamic disk personalization for multiple platforms are provided. A volatile file operation is detected in a first platform. The file supported by the first platform. A determination is made that the file is sharable with a second platform. The volatile operation is performed on the... Agent:
20110313983 - Optimized startup verification of file system integrity: A computer system having a transaction based file system is disclosed. The computer system includes file system software that manages the file data and the file system structure of files stored on a persistent data storage device and maintains a transaction file that includes a plurality of transaction records. The... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited
20110313984 - System and method for parallel graph searching utilizing parallel edge partitioning: A method and system for performing a graph search, includes constructing an abstract representation of the graph using state-space abstraction. The abstract representation of the graph includes one or more abstract nodes having duplicate detection scopes and one or more abstract edges having operator groups. The duplicate detection scopes of... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110313991 - Automatic search functionality within business applications: Disclosed herein is an integration of automatic search functionality into a business application. The application is monitored for an instance wherein the user is initiating an activity that involves an expenditure. Upon detection of such an activity, a query is automatically generated based on information related to the expenditure. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110313990 - Clustering system and method: An increase in information available to a user of computing technologies has a tendency to increase the number of topics that are similarly related. Given the large amount of information that is now available, it is increasingly likely that a first set of search results generated in response to an... Agent: Vivisimo, Inc.
20110313992 - Generating search result summaries: Embodiments are configured to provide a summary of information associated with one or more search results. In an embodiment, a system includes a summary generator that can be configured to provide a summary of information including one or more snippets associated with a search term or search terms. The system... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110313993 - Grammar compression: Compression of extensive, rule-based grammars used to facilitate search queries is provided herein. Rule-based grammars include a list of rules that each comprise a sequence of token classes. Each token class is a logical grouping of tokens, and each token is a string of characters. A grammar is parsed to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110313989 - System and method for customizing search results from user's perspective: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to generate customized subjective search results from the perspective of a user who conducts the search or any other subject entity of chosen by the user. A scored subject list is created from the user's network of sources/subjects/contacts, where each... Agent:
20110313986 - System and method for query temporality analysis: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to determine temporality of a query in order to generate a search result including a list of objects that are not only based on matching of the objects to the query but also based on temporality analysis of the query.... Agent:
20110313987 - System and method for search of sources and targets based on relative expertise of the sources: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to provide a ranking of citied objects and citing subjects identified as results of a search, where the relative expertise of subjects or sources of citations to said targets or objects is considered. The relative expertise is a function of... Agent:
20110313988 - System and method for search of sources and targets based on relative topicality specialization of the targets: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to provide a ranking of subjects or objects identified as results of a search, where “topicality specialization” and “relative topicality specialization” of the objects is computed and considered. The relative topicality specialization of an object is a function of the... Agent:
20110313985 - User adjustable ranking and presentation of search results: Method and system for enabling a user of a query based search engine to have some control over the presentation of search results. In some embodiments, the method and system provides an associating interface for a user of a query based search engine to associate documents with a search query,... Agent:
20110313995 - Browser based multilingual federated search: Multilingual federated search of deep web and surface web data stores combines technologies for federated search, surface web searches, for access limited search, and for rapid translation from and to various human languages. A federated search engine accepts a search query and submits it to other search engines. The federated... Agent:
20110313994 - Content personalization based on user information: A particular method of content personalization based on user information includes receiving data representing an information retrieval task. The data is received at a server from a computing device associated with a user. The information retrieval task is executed to generate result information. Personalization information associated with the user that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110313996 - Campaign tracking platform for social media marketing: Methods and systems for facilitating a campaign tracking platform for social media marketing are provided. According to one embodiment, a method for collecting click information regarding tracking links is provided. A tracking link is generated corresponding to a target source of content through which a subscriber of the social media... Agent: Snowball Factory, Inc. A Delaware Corporation
20110313997 - System and method for providing a consolidated service for a homepage: A total homepage service providing system includes an information provider information administration unit configured to register and administrate information of an information appliance of an information provider and information of the information provider; a homepage generation unit configured to automatically generate a homepage which can be displayed on the information... Agent:
20110313998 - Information repository search system: A system for receiving a plurality of search criteria from a plurality of users is disclosed. The plurality of search criteria is for application to a common information repository. The plurality of search criteria includes a first search criterion that is received from at least two of the plurality of... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110313999 - Slicing relational queries using spool operators: A relational database server may concurrently execute many relational queries, but a complex relational query may cause performance delays in the fulfillment of other relational queries. Instead, the relational database server may generate a query plan for the relational query, and may endeavor to partition the relational query between a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314000 - Transformation rule profiling for a query optimizer: Technology is described for transformation rule profiling for a query optimizer. The method can include obtaining a database query configured to be optimized by the query optimizer of a database system. An optimized query plan for the database query can be found using a host set of transformation rules. One... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314002 - Method and apparatus for supporting distributed deductive closures using multidimensional result cursors: A method comprises selecting at least a first data set and a second data set on which to apply a query. The method also comprises causing generating of a first cursor based and a second cursor based on a first application of the query on the first data set and... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110314001 - Performing query expansion based upon statistical analysis of structured data: A method described herein includes an act of receiving a query from a user, wherein the query is configured to search over a plurality of documents belonging to a particular domain. The method also includes an act of providing data to the user for display on a display screen of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314004 - Cross application execution service: A user device receives, from a user, a query regarding services to be performed by an app and conducts a search of metadata associated with a group of apps. The user device selects, based on the search of the metadata, potential apps, from the group of apps, that are responsive... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110314005 - Determining and using search term weightings: Determining search term weightings is disclosed, including: storing, in a search information log, a search query and corresponding information; generating a category distribution word list based at least in part on one or more stored search information logs; processing the category distribution word list based at least in part on... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110314009 - Method and device for extracting characteristic relation circle from network: Embodiments of the invention provide a method and device for extracting a characteristic relation circle from a network, which relate to compute technologies. The method includes: obtaining user information; specifying characteristics of a characteristic relation circle to be extracted; determining a user set, in which user information of users in... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20110314006 - Methods and apparatus for searching of content using semantic synthesis: A method of semantic searching. The method may include receiving a first search query, obtaining a disambiguation term for semantically disambiguating the first search query, and creating, with a processor, a second search query based at least in part on the first search query and the disambiguation term. The method... Agent: Primal Fusion Inc.
20110314007 - Methods, systems, and media for content ranking using real-time data: Methods, systems, and media for content ranking using real-time data are provided. In accordance with some embodiments of the present invention, a method, implemented on a processor, for ranking content is provided. The method can include, among other things: receiving real-time information from a plurality of sources; supplementing the received... Agent:
20110314008 - 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.
20110314003 - Template concatenation for capturing multiple concepts in a voice query: Architecture that provides the capability to identify which parts (terms and phrases) of a voice query have been covered by predefined phrase templates, and then to concatenate matching phrase templates into a new paraphrased query. A match-drop-continue algorithm is disclosed that progressively masks out the portions (phrases, terms) of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314011 - Automatically generating training data: Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing devices facilitate generating binary classifier and entity extractor training data. Seed URLs are selected and URL patterns within the seed URLs are identified. Matching URLs in a data structure are identified and corresponding queries and their associated weights are added to a potential training... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314010 - Keyword to query predicate maps for query translation: A query comprising a set of keywords may be applied to a data set having various attributes, but it may be difficult to determine the query predicates intended for each keyword (e.g., the attributes targeted by each keyword, and the values of those attributes satisfying the keyword.) The meaning of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314012 - Determining query intent: A tree structure has a node associated with each category of a hierarchy of item categories. Child nodes of the tree are associated with sub-categories of the categories associated with parent nodes. Training data including received queries and indicators of a selected item category for each received query is combined... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314013 - Ranking advertisements: While browsing, a user may interact with a wide variety of images. The user may upload and share images taken with a digital camera and/or search for image using a search engine. Because images are rich in contextual information, it may be advantageous to provide additional information, such as adjacent... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314015 - Information processing apparatus and method, program, and information processing system: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a creating block configured to create relating information for relating each of one or more news gathering materials that are data obtained as a result of news gathering in accordance with predetermined news gathering contents with an On Air material, which is... Agent:
20110314014 - Method, system and computer program product for federating tags across multiple systems: A method, system, and computer program product for federating tags across multiple web-based systems in order to provide an improved tag management system which allows users of a community to upload their contributions to the content of the content server systems, including uploading their tags. The method includes: storing tags... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110314016 - System and method for tagging images based on positional information: A system and method for suggesting keywords for tagging a digital image are provided. In general, a requesting node is communicatively coupled to a keyword service via a network. The requesting node sends a request to the keyword service requesting suggested keywords for a digital image. The request includes information... Agent: Qurio Holdings, Inc.
20110314020 - Chemical additive ingredient palette: Disclosed are methods for developing authorized chemical palettes for formulating products with reduced adverse environmental and/or health concerns, and advising the public to a greater extent regarding the ingredients of products formulated using these palettes. Also disclosed are computer systems to implement such methods.... Agent:
20110314021 - Displaying autocompletion of partial search query with 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:
20110314018 - Entity category determination: Summaries of entities (e.g., people, places, things, concepts, etc.) may provide additional useful information to user. For example, a search engine may provide a summary of an entity within search results. A category (e.g., “writer”, “politician”, etc.) of the entity that is short and concise may be advantageous to provide... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314019 - Parallel processing of continuous queries on data streams: A continuous query parallel engine on data streams provides scalability and increases the throughput by the addition of new nodes. The parallel processing can be applied to data stream processing and complex events processing. The continuous query parallel engine receives the query to be deployed and splits the original query... Agent: Universidad Politecnica De Madrid
20110314017 - Techniques to automatically manage social connections: Techniques to manage social connections are described. An apparatus may comprise a processor communicatively coupled to a memory. The memory may be arranged to store a social analysis component that when executed by the processor is operative to receive a list of members in a social network, receive at least... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314022 - K engine - process count after build in threads: In a KStore having a plurality of K nodes with count fields a method for updating count fields, receiving a particle to provide a received particle, updating selected node counts of the plurality of nodes counts in response to the received particle to provide first updated K node count fields,... Agent: Unisys Corporation
20110314025 - Database and index organization for enhanced document retrieval: A customized, specialty-oriented database and index. of a subject matter area and methods for constructing and using such a database are provided. Selection and indexing of articles is done by experts in the topic with which the database is concerned. As a result, articles are indexed in a manner that... Agent:
20110314023 - Online stratified sampling for classifier evaluation: To determine if a set of items belongs to a class of interest, the set of items is binned into sub-populations based on a score, ranking, or trait associated with each item. The sub-populations may be created based on the score associated with each item, such as an equal score... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314024 - Semantic content searching: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed that provide for document retrieval where a user can identify key attributes of potential target documents that are desirable (e.g., have a particular semantic content for the user). Further, relevant documents that comprise the desired semantic content can be retrieved. Additionally, the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314026 - System and method for retrieving information using a query based index: A search system generates a plurality of pseudo-documents for a set of documents. Each pseudo-document includes a representation one or more documents from the set of documents that would be retrieved in response to executing a respective basis query over the set of documents. The search system generates an index... Agent:
20110314027 - Index building, querying method, device, and system for distributed columnar database: An index building, querying method, device and system for distributed columnar database are provided. The index building method for distributed columnar database includes: obtaining a column field from a distributed columnar database, generating a column index file in which the column field is a key word, the column index file... Agent: China Mobile Communications Corporation
20110314028 - Presenting display characteristics of hierarchical data structures: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, methods, and computer-storage media for providing a method of presenting display characteristics of data items organized in hierarchical data structures. In one embodiment, a hierarchical data structure includes a plurality of nodes. Each node of the hierarchical data structure has a node... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314029 - Rule-based prioritization of social data: A method of prioritizing feed items based on rules is provided. User input establishes one or more rules to prioritize a feed item, wherein at least one of the one or more rules incorporates the input data. Such user input may include user-created data or feed metrics. The one or... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110314030 - Personalized media charts: Personalized media charts are described. In embodiments, a request can be received for a personalized media chart that lists media assets as recommendations in a relevant order for a user. The media assets are initially ordered in the personalized media chart according to a chart rank for each media asset.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314031 - Product category optimization for image similarity searching of image-based listings in a network-based publication system: A weighted combination of attributes including but not limited to color, shape, pattern, brand, style, size, and material may be used to rank items when searching for similar items of a given category on an ecommerce system website. The weights on each attribute may be optimized by using feedback from... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110314032 - System and method of semantic based searching: A computer-implemented method is provided for searching documents containing complex bodies of knowledge, such as patents and research papers. The computer-implemented method and related hardware and software provides methodology to interpret the intent of the searcher (the meaning of the searcher's query) into a MetaLanguage, including but not limited to... Agent:
20110314033 - Derivative work discovery system and method: A derivative work discovery service facilitates discovery of derivative works by consumers who request the service from a derivative work service server. The derivative work service server uses information about digital sources available on a computer system operated by the consumer to search a derivative works database. A derivative work... Agent: Legitmix, Inc.
20110314034 - Concept-based data processing: The present embodiments provide a system that processes data. During operation, the system obtains, from a set of technical users, a set of concept definitions comprising filters against data in a data domain. Next, the system provides the concept definitions to a set of end users of the data. Finally,... Agent: Intuit Inc.
20110314035 - Creation, transfer and use of a portable data map using metadata: A portable data map of a data source is created using metadata obtained from the data source. The created data map represents the entire data set of the data source and can be carried on a mobile device without having to carry the entire data set and thus requiring much... Agent: Storage Appliance Corporation
20110314036 - System for conversion of data item attributes: System and methods may include storing one or more data item entries with one or more attributes fields associated with attributes of a digital content item as well as one or more rule entries with a transformation to apply to an attribute of a digital content item. Further, identification information... Agent:
20110314037 - Method and apparatus for supporting operator specific profiles in wireless communications: Methods and apparatuses are provided that facilitate providing one or more profiles to an application executing on a device. The application can request one or more profiles, which can relate to an application type. The application type can be specified in the profile request, determined based on a profile indicated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110314038 - Personal inventory manager: A device retrieves information associated with personal inventory from a personal inventory database, and provides for display of an input personal inventory option, a search personal inventory option, and a search loaned personal inventory option based on the retrieved personal inventory information. The device further receives selection of one of... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110314039 - Media item recommendation: Media item recommendation is described. In one example, a statistical model of media consumption is applied to media session consumption data from a community of users to infer parameters of the model. The model comprises a first probability distribution for each user defining a likelihood of the user having a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314040 - Method of recommending information, system thereof, and server: Provided is an information recommendation system capable of recommending an unexpected item which a user is interested in but cannot assume easily. A server gives one or more times of initial recommendations of recommending information by a means of a user profile and a behavior history, and narrows down second... Agent:
20110314041 - Community authoring content generation and navigation: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for creating socially authored, or community authored, summaries of documents and/or for navigating a forum comprising such summaries. In one embodiment, at least some of the summaries are generated automatically when a document is written and/or discovered (e.g., by a web crawler),... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314050 - Configuration management system, proxy system, and configuration management method: A configuration management system includes a plurality of MDRs that stores information about resources as configuration items, a FCMDB, a plurality of proxy apparatuses, and a proxy management apparatus, wherein the proxy management apparatus receives configuration items from the MDRs, reconciles the receives configuration items, selects a destination proxy apparatus... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110314052 - Enhanced search system and method: Systems and methods are described to enable enhanced searching of data, particularly for larger volumes of data where the data has a plurality of attributes. Conventional search systems require complex and intelligent search input from a user or require a large amount of processing power and complex database access functionality... Agent: Want2bthere Ltd.
20110314045 - Fast set intersection: Described is a fast set intersection technology by which sets of elements to be intersected are maintained as partitioned subsets (small groups) in data structures, along with representative values (e.g., one or more hash signatures) representing those subsets. A mathematical operation (e.g., bitwise-AND) on the representative values indicates whether an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314044 - Flexible content organization and retrieval: Among other things, one or more techniques and systems are disclosed for saving and retrieving browser-based content or portions thereof for browser-based interactions. Metadata is generated for a selection of a portion or an entire browser page, when a user selects content for the page. The selected content, comprising at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314043 - Full-fidelity representation of xml-represented objects: A data structure may exist in various representations, such as an object in an object-oriented system or a set of elements included in an extensible markup language (XML) document structured according to an XML type defined in an XML schema. While many aspects of these representations may correspond, some aspects... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314056 - Maintaining multiple sets of identity data: A method of assigning the UNIX computers in a network to one of a plurality of groups called zones, of creating independent sets of UNIX identity information for each network entity (user or group) for separate zones, and of associating an entity's sets of UNIX entity information with a single... Agent:
20110314057 - Materials analytical review and reporting system: A computer-implemented analytical and reporting system includes an input device, a database and a processor. The input device is operative for inputting analytical data results of a test sample. The database includes an analysis methodology data section, an instrument data section and a forms data section. The processor is operative... Agent: Environmental Information Systems Corporation
20110314055 - Method and system for enhanced data transfer: A system and method for enhanced data transfer are disclosed, the method being applicable to a system comprising a computing device configured to transfer data from a portable device. In one embodiment, the computing device stores a fingerprint of the newest record downloaded from a portable device and stops downloading... Agent:
20110314042 - Methods and apparatus for presentation of software as a service applications: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for flexible presentation of Software As A Service (SAAS) applications to one or more client devices such as multi-function devices (e.g., MFPs). A management system receives presentation layout information for subscribed SAAS applications from users and administrators, generates a menu of subscribed SAAS applications for... Agent:
20110314046 - Multi-source electronic forms with concealed fields: Electronic multi-user forms are provided. The use of these forms may include displaying the forms to more than one user, receiving population data from one or more user, and selectively displaying the population data to each user. The population data may be displayed to the various users based on the... Agent: International Business Machines Corproation
20110314049 - Photography assistant and method for assisting a user in photographing landmarks and scenes: A method and system to help photographers to take better quality pictures of landmarks and scenes are disclosed. A user is guided with examples of existing quality images, which are extracted from a database, of the same or similar landmarks or scenes. The method includes taking a query photograph that... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110314053 - Presentation support device and computer readable medium: A presentation support device, comprises: a storage part for storing the presentation data and search filter information in which a keyword to specify the content of the presentation is registered; a data projection part for reading the presentation data in the storage part and causes the presentation data to be... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110314048 - Social network user list detection and searching: Within a social network, users may define user lists comprising users who share a semantic nexus. The creation and updating of user lists may be detected by monitoring the messages of users to detect list identifiers (e.g., names) indicating new user lists, and by polling the social network to detect... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314047 - Subscription for integrating external data from external system: Technologies are described herein for integrating external data from an external system into a client system. A subscription filed is selected. The subscription filed may include a read method and a query method. The read method may define fields of a client cache operating on the client system. The query... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314051 - Supplemental media delivery: In some examples, the technology identifies a media and provide a consumer with an option to click on a link associated with the media with a remote control to direct the video stream directly to a website sponsored by the commercial entity associated with the media. In other examples, the... Agent: Ipharro Media Gmbh
20110314054 - System and method for a single session assessment tool: Systems and methods for authoring and delivering single session health assessments to patients, and mapping patient information in the assessments to one or more interested parties. The method includes translating a form into an electronic form comprising a plurality of queries. The translation creates a session that is used to... Agent: Mytelehealthsolutions, LLC
20110314058 - Coordinated retrieval of data from a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a processing module determining to retrieve a dispersed error encoded file from a dispersed storage network wherein the dispersed error encoded file is stored as a plurality of sets of encoded data slices. The method continues with the processing module determining whether a neighboring device has... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110314059 - Mobile search method and apparatus: A mobile search method and apparatus are provided. The method includes: receiving a search request, in which the search request includes one or more search keywords; calculating a score of each search category domain, in which the score is a score of any item or a comprehensive score of multiple... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20110314060 - Markup language based query and file generation: An XML template having one or more nodes is received. Mapping information indicating an association of data and nodes of the uploaded XML template is obtained. Once the mapping is received, the structure of the XML template is determined. Based on the determined structure and the mapping provided, an XML... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20110314061 - Preference sharing method: A computer implemented method of sharing preferences of selections of digital material that may be related to an activity of mutual interest to two or more individuals. The method may first determine a user's preferred parameter space by combining a set of preferred ranges as they relate to each of... Agent:
20110314062 - Accessing entities of data access layer: A method and system for entities of a data access layer, the data access layer following an entity-relationship model in which data are depicted in term of entities and relationships between them and the entities are provided with a CRUD interface. The method includes the steps of: defining a meta-entity... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110314063 - Method and apparatus for an electronic environment for legal services having a dynamic workspace to prepare and exhibit the same: The present invention is capable of electronically linking four types of users; inventors, intellectual property professionals, investors, and the general public. This virtual environment through its application software is capable of semi-automatically creating provisional patent applications. The application preparation system guides the user through the preparation of a provisional patent... Agent: Bondvention
20110314064 - Notifications platform: Described is a notifications platform that routes notifications to endpoints of recipients, corresponding to email, instant messaging, text messaging, telephones, social networks, blogs and/or the like. A publisher of a notification designates the recipients, while preference data of each recipient determines whether that publisher is able to send to that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110314066 - System and method of managing safety information: A safety management system for use in industry, such as the oil and gas industry, is disclosed. The system comprises a database component for storing safety information including project information comprising at least one project entry. Each project entry has a unique project identifier and project data. The database component... Agent: Worldwide Qc Operations Inc.
20110314065 - System, method and computer program for sharing data among a plurality of users: The present invention provides a system, method and computer program for sharing data among a plurality of users. It enables businesses to form business partnerships with one or more other businesses by accessing data profiles, such as business data profiles, owned or administered by the other businesses. The business data... Agent:
20110314067 - Computer readable medium and object management apparatus: A computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process for managing an object. The process includes displaying, storing, acquiring, and editing steps. In the displaying step, a first name of a first object stored in a first storage area is displayed. In the displaying step,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110314068 - Interface for extending functionality of memory cards: An enhanced flash memory card, including a flash memory card, including a wireless modem for downloading remote directory listings, and media files and steams over the Internet, and a memory partitioned into physical data storage clusters, and a driver for the flash memory card (i) for managing a file allocation... Agent:
20110314069 - Data lifecycle management within a cloud computing environment: Embodiments of the present invention provide lifecycle storage management for data within a Cloud computing environment. Specifically, a set of policies can be defined that allow for automatic valuation of the data and migration of the data between a set of storage tiers. Before a policy set is deployed, it... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110314072 - Metadata access in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a processing module dispersed storage error encoding a data segment to produce a set of encoded data slices and dispersed storage error encoding metadata associated with the data segment to produce a set of encoded metadata slices. The method continues with the processing module creating a... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110314071 - Metadata-based data access and control: Data access is controlled using metadata in the data being stored. As consistent with various example embodiments, data is stored on behalf of one or more of a multitude of disparate users and/or applications using the data, based upon metadata in the data itself and storage rules for the metadata.... Agent: Openwave Systems Inc.
20110314070 - Optimization of storage and transmission of data: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for end-to-end optimization of data storage and transmission of data. Details of how data is stored within a data store are exposed to clients and applications. Clients and applications are enabled to makes requests to data stores to obtain... Agent: Microsoft Corporation12/15/2011 > 95 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110307440 - Method for the fully modifiable framework distribution of data in a data warehouse taking account of the preliminary etymological separation of said data: Method for the fully modifiable framework distribution of data in a data warehouse taking account of the preliminary etymological separation of said data is based on the framework model of data. It is about the totality of the entity-objects, that relate to a particular abstract domains, is distributed into five... Agent:
20110307441 - Replication of deduplicated storage system: A method of replicating a deduplicated storage system is disclosed. The method comprises storing a stream of data on an originator deduplicating system by storing deduplicated segments and information on how to reconstruct the stream of data. The method further comprises replicating the originator deduplicating system by receiving a copy... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110307442 - Transparent access mechanism for local and remote data: A unified data access mechanism can provide transparent access to data that is either stored locally or remotely. Application programs can direct data requests and data modifications to this singular component without foreknowledge of where the data is stored. The unified data access mechanism can work in concert with a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307443 - Using amqp for replication: A message-based replication system hosted by a first directory server receives update data describing an update to be made to a lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP)-based database that is coupled to the first directory server and determines whether the data is received from an advanced message queuing protocol (AMQP) server.... Agent:
20110307444 - Replicating server configuration data in distributed server environments: Components of a distributed server system are configured through replicating configuration data from a central configuration store to server machines. Configuration data is placed in globally identifiable containers or batches. A master replication agent service and a file transfer agent service running in conjunction with a central data storage unit... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307445 - Background synchronization of data objects: Background synchronization of data objects may be provided. A background thread associated with an application may be created. A first data item associated with the application may be opened by the background thread and a copy of the first data item may be created. A modification may be performed on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307446 - Information life cycle management system, information management server apparatus, information media controlling apparatus and program: According to one embodiment, even when the information media controlling apparatus which requests replication registration of electronic data and the information media controlling apparatus which acquires a child management file generated by replication registration are separate apparatuses, the information management server apparatus registers a child management ID of electronic data... Agent:
20110307447 - Inline wire speed deduplication system: Systems for performing inline wire speed data deduplication are described herein. Some embodiments include a device for inline data deduplication that includes one or more input ports for receiving an input data stream containing duplicates, one or more output ports for providing a data deduplicated output data stream, and an... Agent: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
20110307448 - Reproduction device: In the playback device of the present invention, a managed copy control unit 423 includes a mapping data processing unit 609, and in the case of a partial copy, copies a file to the copy destination disc 802 by changing its file name to a file name for use in... Agent:
20110307449 - Checkpoints for a file system: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to checkpoints for a file system. In aspects, updates to the file system are organized into checkpoint buckets. When a checkpoint is desired, subsequent updates are directed to another checkpoint bucket. After global tables have been updated for updates in the current... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307450 - Tenant separation within a database instance: The database management system is to receive a request for a database object, determine whether the database object is associated with tenant-independent data or with tenant-specific data, determine, if the database object is associated with tenant-independent data, a location of first database pages associated with the database object within the... Agent:
20110307453 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a database in which content information, content-related information, and unit information are registered; a unit information receiving unit receiving the unit information, which was generated by connecting the content-related information to the content information, from an operation terminal; an overlapping registration confirming... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110307452 - Performing code analysis in a multi-tenant database system: A system and method for performing code analysis in a database system. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request to scan code for a software application. The method further includes fetching metadata associated with a user, fetching the code for the software application, and scanning the code.... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110307454 - System and method for independent verification and validation: This invention is to solve the high cost of the IV&V process by simplifying the complex logistics of project management. This invention is an intelligent project management system that can serve multiple projects. The system comprises at least one computer system with at least one operating system. The system is... Agent:
20110307456 - Active file instant cloning: Techniques and mechanisms are provided to instantly clone active files including active optimized files. When a new instance of an active file is created, a new stub is generated in the user namespace and a block map file is cloned. The block map file includes the same offsets and location... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110307455 - Contact information merger and duplicate resolution: Merger and duplicate resolution for contact information across platforms is managed employing contact objects and aggregating the contact objects into contact models. Contact data from internal and/or external data stores may be retrieved and contact objects created for each contact from each contact store. A contact model for each contact... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307457 - Integrated duplicate elimination system, data storage device, and server device: First, a duplicate elimination process based on a first duplicate elimination process, in which both a duplicate elimination effect and a processing load are low, is executed. Information related to a processing result of the duplicate elimination process based on the first duplicate elimination process is acquired prior to execution... Agent: Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
20110307458 - Simultaneous maintenance of multiple versions of a web-based business information system: A method, system, computer program product, and related business methods for phased rollout of an upgraded version of a web-based business information system are described. URLs associated with client requests remain the same even where the target subscriber accounts have been upgraded. Client requests for both upgraded and non-upgraded accounts... Agent: Netsuite, Inc.
20110307459 - System, data structure, and method for simultaneously retrieving multi-dimensional data with zero contention: A system, processor, and method for processing multiple dimension data. A single rectangular data array having a single data port may store a set of data elements representing a multi-dimensional pixel array. A load/store unit may receive the set of data elements and store them divided among a plurality of... Agent:
20110307460 - Navigating relationships among entities: Graphical user interfaces, methods, and computer-storage media for navigating relationships among entities are provided. The method is executed by a computer system that generates a graphical user interface having entities associated with a query. The query is issued to a search engine that searches multiple sources to locate results. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307461 - Query context selection using graphical properties: Maintaining a plurality of search contexts and selecting one of the search contexts based on graphical properties of a user interface. Each of the search contexts is provided by and corresponds to one of a plurality of executing application programs. Responsive to an event, one of the search contexts is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307464 - System and method for identifying trending targets based on citations: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to identify trending objects that are targets of citations without actually conducting a search. Under the approach, a score is accumulated for each object as a function of the count of citations and influence of the citing subjects/sources/authors within a... Agent:
20110307465 - System and method for metadata transfer among search entities: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to ascribe or transfer metadata from one search-related entity to another, where each entity can be one of subject or source, citation, and object or target. First, one or more complete or incomplete attributes associated with one or more of... Agent:
20110307463 - System and methods thereof for enhancing a user's search experience: A method for enhancing web search experience of users. The method comprises selecting at least one resource from a plurality of resources to respond to an input query received from a user on a user device; sending the input query to the selected at least one resource; designating a unique... Agent: Doat Media Ltd.
20110307462 - Systems and methods for online search recirculation and query categorization: A computer-implemented method for generating online search results includes receiving, over the Internet, referring URL data including a query, and a network site ID for a network site that was visited based on third party search engine analysis of the query; generating indexed query and network site data based on... Agent: Aol, Inc.
20110307466 - System and method for determining quality of cited objects in search results based on the influence of citing subjects: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to examine and determine quality of objects cited by citations in a search result based on a citation graph that includes citing subjects, citations, and cited objects. First, influence scores of a plurality of subjects/sources that compose the citations of... Agent:
20110307467 - Distributed web crawler architecture: A distributed web crawler architecture is provided. An example system comprises a work items, a duplicate request detector, and a callback module. The work items monitor may be configured to detect a first work item from a first web crawler, the work item related to a URL. The duplicate request... Agent:
20110307468 - System and method for identifying content sensitive authorities from very large scale networks: A method and system for identifying nodes with similar content. In one aspect, the method comprises determining a structure of a network of nodes, said structure defined by incoming links and outgoing links between nodes within said network, grouping said nodes within said network into a first set of modules,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307469 - System and method for query suggestion based on real-time content stream: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to provide query suggestions including real-time suggestion of complete query terms, which can be phrases, to a user by analyzing and indexing the real-time history/stream of content or documents in addition to the stream of queries entered. Since the real-time... Agent:
20110307470 - Distributed database management system and distributed database management method: Provided is a non-shared type database system capable of efficiently manipulating data in a distributed database. A distributed database management system has a query receiving unit (load balancer) that receives a query; and, plural storage processing units that manipulate data in the distributed database in a cooperative manner on the... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110307471 - Accelerating database management system operations: Techniques for accelerating an operation in a database management system are provided. The techniques include reading data pertaining to a database management system operation from a storage unit, sending the database management system operation data to an accelerator unit, and processing the database management system operation data via the accelerator... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307472 - System and method for managing metadata in a relational database: In a method for storing data in a relational database system using a processor, a collection of values is assigned to a structure dictionary, wherein each of the values represents the value of a row for an attribute and has a unique ordinal number within the collection, and wherein the... Agent: Infobright, Inc.
20110307473 - Graphical objects bonding society system and method of operation: The present inventions relates to an Internet service based on two fundamental beliefs, first that identity on the Internet and in real life is substantially based on a individual's or organization's relationship to other people, objects, places, spaces, and organizations and second that individuals or organizations themselves should create, manage... Agent: Mygobs Oy
20110307477 - Method and apparatus for dynamic grouping of unstructured content: A computer automated method and apparatus for aggregating unstructured content. The method includes the steps of defining a structured data set based upon unstructured content, storing the structured data set into the computer database system, inputting a set of user-defined instructions into a computer database system, inputting a user query... Agent: Semantifi, Inc.
20110307474 - Party reputation aggregation system and method: A party reputation aggregation unit determines and collects the reputation of a party from various sources. Further, the party reputation aggregation unit provides for the weighing and aggregation of such data, including reputation data of the party, reputation data of the party's relationships, reputation data of the party's social networks... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307476 - System and method for assessing quality of address information for physical locations: An approach is provided for providing a user with a ranked list of possible physical addresses in response to an address submitted by the user. An address submitted by a user is parsed and a number of possible candidate addresses are generated from the user provided address. The quality of... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110307475 - Techniques to find percentiles in a distributed computing environment: Techniques to search for data elements in a distributed computing environment are described. An apparatus may comprise a processor and a memory unit communicatively coupled to the processor. The memory unit may store a correlation module that when executed by the processor is operative to determine a target rank position... Agent: Sas Institute Inc.
20110307478 - Geographically localized recommendations in a computing advice facility: The present disclosure provides a geographically localized recommendation to a user through a computer-based advice facility, comprising collecting a recommendation from an Internet source, wherein the recommendation is determined to have an interestingness aspect and a geographic location aspect, comparing the collected recommendation to a derived user taste and the... Agent:
20110307479 - Automatic extraction of structured web content: Described is extracting structured information from web pages for use in directly answering queries with data items from the structured data. Users' post-search browsing behaviors (search trails) are treated as implicit labels as to the relevance between web content and user queries, and are used to determine wrappers for extracting... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307481 - Incorporating browser-based find functionality into customized webpage displays: A computer implemented method, system and/or computer program product dynamically display ancillary content on a webpage. A text entry is detected as an input to a find engine that locates and highlights the text entry within a main body of a webpage being displayed on a computer. A scope of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307480 - Providing relevant information based on data space activity items: Various embodiments of systems and methods for providing relevant information based on data space activity items are described herein. Data space activity items of a user are identified while the user is working through an application. Several context elements relevant to each data space activity item are then determined. Content... Agent:
20110307483 - Entity detection and extraction for entity cards: A system and method are provided for detecting entity information contained within search results. The detected entity information can be used to determine a category of entity as well as a specific entity within the search results. Entity information can be extracted from the documents associated with the search results.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307482 - Search result driven query intent identification: A system and method are provided for detecting entity information contained within search results. The detected entity information can be used to determine a category of entity as well as a specific entity within the search results. The entity information can be used to alter the style and/or format of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307484 - System and method of addressing and accessing information using a keyword identifier: The present invention relates to a system and method of addressing and accessing information on the Internet comprising of a Keyword Identifier and means to interpret the Keyword Identifier, wherein said means include a Software Protocol and a Keyword Management System. These means include the process of generating a query... Agent:
20110307485 - Extracting topically related keywords from related documents: Keyword extraction technique embodiments are presented which extract topically related keywords from a set of topically related documents. In one general embodiment, this keyword extraction involves first accessing a set of topically related documents. A number of candidate keywords are then identified from the set of related documents. A weighted... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307486 - Managing sensitive data in cloud computing environments: The illustrative embodiments provide a method, computer program product, and apparatus for managing collectively sensitive data. Collectively sensitive data is divided into a first partition for reassembly data, a second partition of the collectively sensitive data, and a third partition of the collectively sensitive data. Each of the second partition... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307487 - System for multi-modal data mining and organization via elements clustering and refinement: A system for obtaining data from various sources. The data may be organized into cluster sets of related items. Elements of various kinds may be pulled from the data. The elements may be put together into sets of clusters for each kind of elements. The clusters may be refined relative... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110307488 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: A behavior index indicates a development of occurrence of events included in log data by a connection of a plurality of nodes, and includes a branching node connecting to two or more subsequent nodes and an integrating node connected to two or more preceding nodes. When a regular expression converting... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110307490 - Context level protocols and interfaces: An invention for dissemination or retrieval of digital resources or online information via context layer or context-level protocols and interfaces is described. According to one embodiment, an interface or protocol that a computer uses to communicate with other computers is associated with a subject matter context. User-level contents or digital... Agent: Usm China/hong Kong Limited
20110307491 - Digital photo organizing and tagging method: The digital photo organizing and tagging method includes software and a database that organizes digitized versions of dispersed collections of images such as photographs, pictures and other graphical objects from a variety of sources. The method facilitates describing, resizing, indexing, and sorting the different aspects contained in images. Features include... Agent:
20110307489 - Method and apparatus for user based search in distributed information space: An approach is provided for enabling dynamic user based search within a distributed information space. A request for conducting a search over one or more information spaces is distributed to one or more autonomous agents. The autonomous agents process the request according to one or more functions specific to the... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110307492 - Multi-region cluster representation of tables of contents for a volume: A method and a system are provided for generating a multi-region cluster of tables of contents for a volume (e.g., album, a movie, a CD, a DVD, and/or a Blu-ray Disc). A multi-region cluster may be used to identify a volume efficiently despite natural variations found in different tables of... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20110307493 - Multi-faceted metadata storage: A system and method for storing and providing metadata. Metadata may be retrieved from multiple sources. The metadata is stored in facets in a repository and tagged to indicate one or more of the source, a time frame, or an associated data object. In response to receiving a request for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307496 - Method and system of providing verified content: A system and method for creating and utilizing content is described. Content is generated which includes a query and a response to the query. A primary query may be used to generate a plurality of variant queries which may be matched to a request. A content owner or curator may... Agent: Chacha Search, Inc.
20110307494 - Scoring nodes in a directed graph with positive and negative links: A method assigns a score to each node in a directed graph. Nodes in the graph represent autonomous entities, and links denote opinions entities hold of each other. Scores are assigned based on either a deterministic iterative method or a random walk. Both methods are able to take negative opinions... Agent:
20110307495 - System and method for evaluating the quality of human translation through the use of a group of human reviewers: System and computer implemented method for evaluating the quality and accuracy of a human translation from a source language to a target language by a group of professional translation reviewers communicating in real-time. The system and method comprise a system computer with a database of profiles and credentials of reviewers;... Agent:
20110307498 - Methods and systems for dynamically suggesting answers to questions submitted to a portal of an online service: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for dynamically suggesting answers to questions submitted to a portal of an online service. These mechanisms and methods for dynamically suggesting answers to questions submitted to a portal of an online service can enable embodiments to provide help document suggestions... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110307497 - Synthewiser (tm): document-synthesizing search method: “Synthewiser”™ is a search method and system that synthesizes a single non-template, text-based document that is organized by topic and integrates and consolidates information from multiple sources. This is accomplished by: having a user provide a search phrase; creating seed phrases; identifying seed locations in multiple sources; creating expanded text... Agent:
20110307499 - Systems and methods for analyzing patent related documents: Methods and systems are disclosed that analyze patent-related documents having at least one property type. In one implementation, a method involves displaying, in a first graphical element, identifiers of the patent-related documents. The method also involves analyzing the patent-related documents to determine at least one property value for the property... Agent: Lexisnexis
20110307500 - Method and apparatus for managing aspect and aspect trigger: The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for managing an aspect and an aspect trigger. The method for managing an aspect and an aspect trigger includes the following steps: the apparatus for managing an aspect and an aspect trigger receives a request message that carries a definition and... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20110307501 - Automating evolution of schemas and mappings: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to automating evolution of schemas and mappings. In aspects, mappings between a conceptual model and a store model are updated automatically in response to a change that occurs to the conceptual model. For example, when a change occurs to the conceptual model,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307503 - Analyzing data using a hierarchical structure: Apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing data are described. The data can be analyzed using a hierarchical structure. One such hierarchical structure can comprise a plurality of layers, where each layer performs an analysis on input data and provides an output based on the analysis. The output from lower layers... Agent:
20110307502 - Extensible event-driven log analysis framework: A log analysis framework is provided that includes a core that is configured to support the execution of one or more extensions and one or more analyzers. The core provides a common infrastructure, base classes, and utilities for supporting the execution of the extensions and the analyzers. Extensions are software... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307504 - Combining attribute refinements and textual queries: A user submits an unstructured query that is analyzed to determine a mapping from attributes to attribute values. One or more matching items from a structured data set are determined based on the attribute values of attributes associated with the items. The matching items are displayed. One or more refinement... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307511 - Computer readable storage medium recording database search program, database search device, and database search method: In a search device according to the present invention, a path trie generation unit generates an input path trie from XML data, a path trie display unit outputs the input path trie to an output unit such as a display, so that a user can specify Join points and combining... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110307508 - Content alert upon availability for internet-enabled tv: The user of an Internet-enabled CE device such as an Internet protocol TV (IPTV) can enter search terms describing desired Internet-sourced programs, and Internet channels are monitored to detect when the desired programs become available. When a desired program is detected an alert appears on screen, which can be selected... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110307509 - Conversion path performance measures and reports: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing conversion path performance measures and reports. In one aspect, user interaction data are obtained, were the user interaction data specify user interactions for a plurality of conversions. User interactions that are associated with each conversion... Agent: Google Inc.
20110307512 - Disambiguation with respect to multi-grained dimension coordinates: Each of a plurality of dimension coordinates corresponding to a report query has a finer grain and a coarser grain. A subset of the dimension coordinates are dimension coordinates for which there is ambiguity as to what coarser grain value should be associated with the finer grain value. For every... Agent: Merced Systems, Inc.
20110307507 - Identifying entries and exits of strongly connected components: A graph traversal system is described herein that efficiently identifies strongly connected components with entries, exits, and corresponding edges at the same time. Entry and exit nodes can be recognized by scanning every node after the strongly connected components have been identified, but revisiting these nodes incurs undesirable overhead. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307506 - Method and apparatus for managing contacts: A computer-implemented method of an exhibitor interacting with a visitor and acquiring, managing, and qualifying leads, comprises: receiving identification information from the visitor at an input station; matching the identification information to a visitor account; and transmitting a notification of attendance by the visitor at the input station to a... Agent: In4med, Corporation
20110307505 - Method and system for handwriting-based launch of an application: Methods and systems for providing navigation assistance on a mobile device are provided. A method may include analyzing handwriting data to recognize one or more objects depicted in the handwriting data. The method may further include determining if one or more applications are associated with the handwriting data based on... Agent:
20110307510 - Methods and systems for analyzing search terms in a multi-tenant database system environment: Knowledge base is gaining popularity as a customer support tool. Customers search the knowledge base for solutions to their issues. Keywords searched in knowledge base are analyzed and reports are made available for managers and supervisors to understand the trends and requirements of customers. The number of keywords searched can... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110307513 - System and method for adapting an internet filter: A system and method for updating a filtering system which controls access to a website/page between a local area network (LAN) and an Internet. The LAN includes an Internet gateway system coupled to a workstation and configured to receive a URL request. The system controls access to the website/page associated... Agent: Websense, Inc.
20110307515 - Conversion path performance measures and reports: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing conversion path performance measures and reports. In one aspect, user interaction data are obtained, were the user interaction data specify user interactions for a plurality of conversions. User interactions that are associated with each conversion... Agent: Google Inc.
20110307514 - Method and system for providing distributed storage system using consumer storage media: An approach is provided for providing a distributed database management and distributed storage system, which can use consumer storage media. A query for data stored in a distributed database formed by a plurality of storage media is received. The plurality of storage media corresponds to a plurality of set-top boxes.... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110307516 - Apparatus and method for searching for content in a portable terminal: An apparatus and a method in a portable terminal allow searching for content and provide a function which re-searches and classifies the searched content based on a time line. A 4D data search unit outputs a time setting menu for changing a time line after searching for content corresponding to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110307517 - Relaxation for structured queries: A structured query may specify attribute values for attributes. An estimate of the number of items that will match the structured query if it is applied to a structured database is determined. If the estimated number of items is below a threshold, the structured query may be relaxed to form... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307518 - Medical record management using fingerprint id: Methods and systems for medical record management using fingerprint identification. Fingerprints of patients, medical professionals, health payer or pharmacy personnel and potential customers are submitted to a central server and are compared with stored fingerprints of registered users. If a match is found, the user is granted an access level... Agent:
20110307519 - Cogeneration of database applications and their databases: User experience in a designer tool manages cogeneration of a database application and a database accessible through the application. A user places a visual representation of an application element designed to control a relational or hierarchical dataset. Code is automatically called to add the application element to the application, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307520 - Reflection over objects: Different views on an object that has metadata. For instance, one code segment might have one view of the object and be able to view some of the metadata of that object, while another code segment might have a different view of the object and have a view on a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307521 - System and method for storing data in a relational database: In a method for storing data in a relational database system using a processor, a collection of values is assigned to a structure dictionary, wherein each of the values represents the value of a row for an attribute and has a unique ordinal number within the collection, and wherein the... Agent: Infobright, Inc.
20110307523 - Configuring cloud resources: A method, system, and program product for identifying cloud resources are provided, and further a method, system, and program product for configuring cloud resources are provided. The method for identifying cloud resources may include receiving a request with respect to at least one resource in a cloud and determining a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307522 - Light weight transformation: A transformation engine and transformation processes may reduce computational resources used by a client or a server, such as during the consumption of a document. According to some implementations, a data stream is received in a first format over a network. A mapping template may be associated with the data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307528 - Apparatuses and methods for parallel analytics: Methods, apparatus, and software packages for data processing are disclosed. In some embodiments, the method may include receiving a dataset. In some embodiments, the method may include determining a control number of a processing system. In some embodiments, the control number may include a number of evaluation units within the... Agent:
20110307526 - Editing 3d video: Some embodiments provide a 3D video editing application. The application identifies a set of video clips on one or more external sources. The set includes a first video clip of a particular scene from a first view and a second video clip of the particular scene from a second view.... Agent:
20110307527 - Media production application: Some embodiments provide a media production application. The application receives a script of a media project and parses the script to identify (i) story sections of the media project and (ii) characters in the media project. The application automatically creates data structures for the story sections and the characters, and... Agent:
20110307524 - Unified concurrent changes to data, schema, and application: Changes are managed in a multi-user database application environment. Proposed changes are collected, including changes to data, schema, and/or application descriptions. A user may specify foreign key relationships between items belonging to one or more of these categories. A view is produced showing the impact proposed changes would have on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110307525 - Virtual storage device: A method for managing a virtual storage device including scanning ports of a device for storage devices coupled to the device and identifying file systems of the storage devices, creating a database to include entries for the storage devices and files included in the storage devices based on the file... Agent:
20110307529 - Automatically reclaiming memory space: A method, in one embodiment, can include determining whether an administrative task for a file system is to be performed within a thin storage memory array. Furthermore, if the administrative task for the file system is to be performed, a determination is made as to whether memory space is freed... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20110307530 - Incremental garbage collection of data in a secondary storage: A method and apparatus for different embodiments of incremental garbage collection of data in a secondary storage. In one embodiment, a method comprises locating blocks of data in a log that are referenced and within a range at a tail of the log. The method also includes copying the blocks... Agent:
20110307531 - Converting images in virtual environments: The different illustrative embodiments provide a method, computer program product, and apparatus for converting a first image for a virtual machine formatted for a first virtual environment. A second image is created, wherein the second image is non-specific to any virtual environment. A determination is made whether a portion of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110307533 - Data managing system, data managing method, and computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing a data managing program: A data managing system includes data managing apparatuses storing data using a first storage unit and a second storage unit with a higher access speed than the first storage unit. Each data managing apparatuses includes an operation performing unit performing, upon reception of an operation request including a first identifier... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110307532 - File processing apparatus, file processing method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a file processing apparatus includes an acquisition module, a change module, an association storage module, a receiver, a creator, a call module, a determination module, a file determination module, and an output module. The acquisition module acquires a first file having a first file name. The... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110307534 - Distributed file system supporting data block dispatching and file processing method thereof: A distributed file system and a file processing method thereof are disclosed. The distributed file system comprises at least two file nodes (1, 2, . . . , n), and each file node comprises a metadata server (12, 22, . . . , n2), a file access client (11, 21,... Agent: Zte Corporation12/08/2011 > 98 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110302130 - Intelligent video information retrieval apparatus and method capable of multi-dimensional video indexing and retrieval: Provided is an intelligent video information retrieval apparatus capable of multi-dimensional video indexing and retrieval. The intelligent video information retrieval apparatus includes an event detector configured to detect pieces of event information from footage collected by a plurality of video capture devices, a data mart builder configured to generate a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110302131 - Analysis-program storing recording medium, analyzing apparatus, and analytic method: An analyzing apparatus extracts a plurality of sequence candidates for communications related to unauthorized access performed between a plurality of information processing apparatuses on a basis of communication histories stored in a storage unit storing the communication histories between the plurality of information processing apparatuses. The apparatus calculates and outputs... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110302132 - Integrated workflow and database transactions: A computer-implemented method and system to integrate workflow and database transactions is provided. Also provided is a computer readable storage medium that includes a program. The computer-implemented method includes assigning a data structure stored in a database to one or more workflow processes. The computer-implemented method also includes automatically creating... Agent:
20110302133 - Sharing information between tenants of a multi-tenant database: In a method, system, and computer-readable medium having instructions for sharing information between tenants of a multi-tenant database, information is received on a connection between a first tenant of a multi-tenant database and a second tenant and the connection has information on a scope of data from the first tenant... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110302134 - People matching in subscription-based communities: A people matching system and method matches people in computer-implemented communities in which users subscribe to information generated by other users. The computer-generated suggested matches may be based on inferences of mutual interests, as well as on factors such as proximity and environmental conditions. The inferences of mutual interest may... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20110302135 - Maintaining applications that are occasionally connected to an online services system: In a method for maintaining applications that are occasionally connected to an online services system, metadata describing at least a portion of an online services database is retrieved and the portion of the online services database is authorized for replication at a software application, information for an entity for an... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110302136 - Recoverable execution: Systems and methods for providing a one-step API that executes a series of atomic transactions in a database system. In one implementation, each atomic transaction is associated with a forward block of code that effects changes, an undo block of code that reverses the changes made by the forward block,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302138 - Network aware storage device: In one embodiment a network attached storage device comprises at least one input/output port, at least one storage media, and a network caching module to receive, in the network attached storage device, a backup request from a computing device communicatively coupled to the network attached storage device, wherein the backup... Agent:
20110302137 - Systems and methods for improving storage efficiency in an information handling system: Systems and methods for improving storage efficiency in an information handling system are provided. In some embodiments, an information handling system including an increased storage efficiency is provided. The information handling system may include a processor associated with a first storage resource and a plurality of second storage resources, where... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110302139 - Method, apparatus, program and system for migrating nas system: In a state where the migration source NAS apparatus is continuously operated, a migration processing program confirms the update date and time of files stored in the migration source NAS apparatus, and migrates only the files that were not updated from a specific time to the start date and time... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110302140 - Failover systems and methods for performing backup operations: In certain embodiments, a tiered storage system is disclosed that provides for failover protection during data backup operations. The system can provide for an index, or catalog, for identifying and enabling restoration of backup data located on a storage device. The system further maintains a set of transaction logs generated... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110302141 - Save set bundling for staging: Backing up data blocks is disclosed, including: receiving an indication that a first backed up data block is to be processed; determining that the first backed up data block and a second backed up data block are related at an application level and are to remain stored together; and processing... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110302142 - Storage system format for transaction safe file system: A transaction safe file system uses two sets of file allocation tables and bitmap images to perform file modifications on one of the sets while the other set remains a last known good set. After a modification is complete, a pointer is changed to the newly modified set, and the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302143 - Multi-version concurrency with ordered timestamps: Multiple versions of a set of data objects can be maintained to allow concurrent conflicting access to the objects. Additionally, a range of acceptable timestamps for each transaction in a set of database transactions can be tracked. Conflicting access requests for an object in the set of objects can be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302144 - Dynamic real-time reports based on social networks: A system for analyzing social networks includes a memory storing a social network data structure, a correlation engine, a trigger function module, and a reporting module. The social network data structure includes a plurality of attributes, a plurality of nodes, each of the nodes corresponding to an entity and having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302146 - Determining quality of tier assignments: Technologies pertaining to computing a tiering policy that defines how digital items are desirable stored across a plurality of different storage tiers are described herein. A data repository that comprises data that is indicative of historic user interaction with a search engine is accessed. Subsequently, a tiering policy for digital... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302145 - Recommending link placement opportunities: Techniques for recommending Web pages or other content sources as candidates for link placement are described. Some embodiments provide a marketing activity support system (“MASS”) configured to recommend candidate Web pages for link placement. Recommending candidate Web pages may include determining multiple Web pages that include or reference one or... Agent: Optify, Inc.
20110302147 - Methods and apparatus for computing graph similarity via sequence similarity: This disclosure describes systems and methods for identifying and correcting anomalies in web graphs. A web graph is transformed into a sequence of tokens via a walk algorithm. The sequence is fingerprinted to form a set of shingles. The singles are compared to shingles for other web graphs in order... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110302148 - System and method for indexing food providers and use of the index in search engines: Methods, systems and computer readable mediums are provided for indexing network resources. One method includes accessing, using one or more computer systems, a data store of menu items. The method further includes accessing identification information associated with one or more food providers from one or more data sources. One or... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110302150 - Data storage method for an electronic device: To prevent memory cells from being damaged, the present invention provides a data storage method for an electronic device, which comprises dividing a first section of a memory of the electronic device into N blocks, wherein each of the N blocks is corresponding to a sequence number and assigned an... Agent:
20110302149 - Identifying dominant concepts across multiple sources: Systems, methods, and computer-storage media for identifying dominant concepts are provided. The system includes a search engine connected to various sources, an entity extraction component, a metabase, and a ranking component. The search engine receives a contextual query and provides results in response to the contextual query. The entity extraction... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302151 - Query execution systems and methods: System, method, and computer program product for processing data are disclosed. The method includes receiving a query for processing of data, wherein the data is stored in a table in a plurality of tables, wherein the table is stored on at least one node within the database system, determining an... Agent: Yale University
20110302154 - Managing searches on mobile devices: This disclosure pertains to solutions, including without limitation, systems, methods, and software programs, that provide the ability to quickly and efficiently search mobile devices for relevant information. An exemplary search server has the ability to communicate (either directly and/or via a host PC) with one or more mobile devices to... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302152 - Presenting supplemental content in context: Techniques that may be used for detecting a primary content (e.g., a web page) that the user is viewing and presenting one or more pieces of supplemental content (e.g., social media data) together with the primary content. The supplemental content presented to the user together with the primary content may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302153 - Service for aggregating event information: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for aggregating event information. In one aspect, a method includes selecting an event from plurality of events based on a query, in which the event is associated with a time frame and one or more event attributes.... Agent: Google Inc.
20110302159 - College search system: A method and programmed computing system (12) that enables a college search by matching criteria of a searcher (16) to statistics (14) relevant to colleges. Criteria are compared to stored statistics by a method (30) that scores a college as to at least one specific criterion on a variable scale,... Agent: Hobsons, Inc.
20110302157 - Comparative entity mining: One or more techniques and systems are disclosed for generating comparative patterns for use in identifying comparators. A set of comparator pairs is extracted from a first comparative pattern in a pattern database that comprises one or more comparative patterns. Questions are retrieved from a question collection using respective comparator... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302158 - Interest based row selection: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a mechanism for recommending genres and associated digital items to a user. Genres that are of interest to the user are determined based on user preferences gathered implicitly or explicitly. The genres are then scored and sorted based on different scoring and sorting... Agent:
20110302161 - Method and system for providing a link in an electronic file being presented to a user: A method for providing a link in an electronic file being presented to a user which includes defining a customized viewpoint for the user. The viewpoint includes a preference for the user that provides an association between a data pattern and a computer network resource. The method also includes generating... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110302160 - Predicting user responses to invitations in a social networking system based on keywords in user profiles: A social networking system selects a subset of keywords from a set of master keywords found in user profiles. The method includes selecting a first and second group of user profiles including one or more keywords and computing the number of occurrences of each of the master keywords in the... Agent:
20110302156 - Re-ranking search results based on lexical and ontological concepts: Search result re-ranking is provided by employing a concept graph from a metabase. When a search query is received, a query context of the search query is analyzed to identify dominant concepts for the search query. The dominant concepts are expanded by identifying the dominant concepts within a concept graph... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302155 - Related links recommendation: The related links recommendation technique described herein employs combined collaborative filtering to recommend related web pages to users. The technique creates multiple collaborative filters which are combined in order to create a combined collaborative filter to recommend web pages similar to a given web page to a user. One query-based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302162 - Snippet extraction and ranking: Described herein is a technology that facilitates efficient automated mining of topic-related aspects of user-generated content based on automated analysis of the user-generated content. Locations are automatically learned based on dividing documents into document segments, and decomposing the segments into local topics and global topics. Techniques are described that facilitate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302165 - Content recommendation device and content recommendation method: A content recommendation device deciding content to be recommended to a user among a plurality of content items includes: a clustering section creating a cluster set including clusters by clustering use statuses of content of users on the basis of a predetermined index; an effectiveness determining section determining effectiveness of... Agent:
20110302164 - Order-independent stream query processing: In a system and method for order-independent stream query processing, one or more input streams of data are received, and the one or more input streams are analyzed to determine data which is older than an already emitted progress indicator. The data which is older than the already emitted progress... Agent:
20110302166 - Search system, search method, and program: The present invention provides a search system and a search method to make it easy to find out a document required truly among documents of a search result. This search system includes a division unit that divides a document to be searched into a plurality of blocks in accordance with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302163 - System and method for clustering content according to similarity: Systems and methods for clustering content according to similarity are provided that identify and group similar content using a set of tags associated with the content. A topic model of a group of content is built, producing a probability distribution of topic membership for the content. Individual items of content... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20110302167 - Systems, methods and computer program products for processing accessory information: A computer-implemented method according to one embodiment includes, for each of a plurality of accessories: determining a compatibility of an accessory; determining a type of the accessory; and determining features of the accessory. The accessories are associated into logical groups based on the compatibility, type and features thereof. A computer-implemented... Agent: Retrevo Inc.
20110302168 - Graphical models for representing text documents for computer analysis: In a method for representing a text document with a graphical model, a document including a plurality of ordered words is received and a graph data structure for the document is created. The graph data structure includes a plurality of nodes and edges, with each node representing a distinct word... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302171 - Apparatus and method for the automatic discovery of control events from the publication of documents: A method and system for discovering a control event from electronically published documents and received data streams is provided, in which a computer control program identifies electronically published documents and data stored in a plurality of network servers which potentially contain control events relevant to the control of goods and/or... Agent: Decernis, LLC
20110302169 - Identifying activities using a hybrid user-activity model: In a user-activity identification technique, a user's actions are monitored while the user is using a computer. While these user actions are associated with user activities, the user activities are initially unspecified, so the tracked user actions constitute unsupervised data. Then, the tracked user actions are aggregated into subsets (for... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20110302170 - Utilizing search policies to determine search results: Methods for factoring search and browse policies and content preferences into Web search results are provided. Such search and browse policies and/or content preferences generally are provided by a parent, an employer, or other company representative and specify to whom they apply. Upon receiving a search query from a particular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302174 - Crowd-sourcing for gap filling in social networks: A method, system, and computer program product for gap filling in a social network are provided. The method includes providing details of one or more current online users in a game in which users are scored for their input. A person is selected from candidates for whom additional information is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302173 - Object identification by elector: Techniques for identifying an object are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an object identification system includes a reference to an object acted on at a first time, an elector, and a elector manager. The elector is configured to provide an appraisal, at a second time, of whether a candidate object... Agent:
20110302172 - Topical search engines and query context models: Topical search engines can add contextual keywords to an input query to bias results toward a particular topic or domain. In one instance, query context models can be constructed to facilitate topical search. Upon receipt of one or more topic-relevant sites, a plurality of topical queries can identified automatically. Contextual... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302176 - Document ranking system and method based on contribution scoring: Disclosed are a document ranking system and method based on contribution scoring. The document ranking system includes: a content score calculating unit for calculating content scores for documents with respect to at least one word contained in the documents, with regard to each such word; a contribution score calculating unit... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20110302177 - Search-sort toggle: A system for facilitating accessing or retrieving desired data via use of graphically displayed search/sort toggle functionality. In an example embodiment, the method includes providing a first user option to toggle between display of a search control and a sort control. Search results are displayed in response to user input... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302178 - Systems for performing an external (disk-based) sort of a large data file which take advantage of \"presorted\" data already present in the input: Systems and programs for improving the efficiency of a sorting process in a computer system are disclosed. Data is provided in an input file external to the central processing unit of the computer system. In one embodiment, the implemented process involves investigating the contents of the input file in order... Agent:
20110302180 - Computer relational database method and system having role based access control: A computer method, system and apparatus control access to secured data in a plurality of databases. A repository is coupled to the databases and has a security runtime subsystem. The repository intercepts a user query of a subject database in the plurality. The security runtime subsystem determines from the intercepted... Agent: Dynamicops, Inc.
20110302179 - Using context to extract entities from a document collection: Described is using context information obtained from entity mentions in likely relevant documents to extract entity mentions from documents that are ambiguous with respect to their relevance to a domain. A list of entities is input into an entity extraction mechanism, which processes a large collection of documents to determine... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302181 - Method of storing logical data objects and system thereof: Various embodiments for storing a logical object are provided. In one such embodiment, by way of example only, incoming data is divided corresponding to a logical data object into a plurality of independent streams, associating each data chunk of a plurality of obtained data chunks with a corresponding stream among... Agent:
20110302182 - Collecting and analyzing user activities on mobile computing devices: A mechanism for collecting and analyzing user information available on a mobile computing device is described. Information is retrieved from different components of the mobile computing device and analyzed for relationships therein. Metrics and rules are applied to the information to generate results. The results are displayed or exported to... Agent: Palm, Inc.
20110302184 - Method and system for remote access of personal music: In one aspect of the invention, a method is provided for storing audio files. The method includes: (a) receiving electronic files at a central location from a first device, those electronic files representing audio signals; (b) associating the audio files with identification information; (c) storing the audio files at the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110302183 - Tracking object fields using relocatable object watchpoints: A method for managing an object watchpoint during a garbage collection cycle, including identifying an object having a field, where the object is associated with an original object location, where the field is associated with an original field location, and where the object and the field are located in a... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302185 - Data publication and subscription system: A data publication and subscription system includes one transmitter publishing data and one receiver subscribing to data, the data being described by one or more identifiers, the transmitters and receivers being interconnected via a network. The system includes an ontological knowledge base common to said transmitters and receivers, at least... Agent: Thales
20110302186 - Method and apparatus for query reformulation with latency preservation: A data scheme and protocol (DSP) adapter which translates communications received from one or more application servers (FEs) into corresponding communications understandable by one or more repositories (BEs). The DSP adapter comprises an interface unit which receives a FE query from a FE. The DSP adapter comprises a processing unit... Agent:
20110302188 - Dynamic search box for web browser: A system may receive one or more terms of a search query. The system may automatically identify prior search queries that include the one or more terms of the search query from a history of prior search queries. The system may automatically identify possible spelling corrected search queries based on... Agent: Google Inc.
20110302187 - Schema definition generating device and schema definition generating method: A schema definition generating device includes an item comparison generating unit that compares configuration item information and table information, and generates correspondence information indicating a correspondence between the configuration item information contained in a query formula used to search for configuration item information indicating a configuration item targeted for management... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110302193 - Approximation framework for direct optimization of information retrieval measures: A “Ranking Optimizer,” provides a framework for directly optimizing conventional information retrieval (IR) measures for use in ranking, search, and recommendation type applications. In general, the Ranking Optimizer first reformats any conventional position based IR measure from a conventional “indexing by position” process to an “indexing by documents” process to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110302202 - Development monitoring system: A development monitoring system for monitoring the development of one or more subjects includes an administrative module. A client module and the administrative modules are configured to communicate with each other. The administrative module is configured to generate an interface and send the interface to the client module for rendering... Agent: Ahs Holdings Pty Ltd
20110302200 - Distributed event system for relational models: A distributed event system for a relational database is disclosed. An event data model operatively describes a target database. For a subject entity in the target database, the event data model declares and defines triggering events and respective corresponding operations. An event engine monitors database queries and events involving the... Agent:
20110302199 - Information processing apparatus, information processing program, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus that manages resource information which is information related to resources constituting a system, includes: a first condition setting section that sets first conditions which are predetermined conditions between given resource information and other resource information; a first condition extraction section that extracts, from the first conditions... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110302204 - Method and apparatus for text information management: A method and apparatus for text information management are provided. The method includes: generating a text expression corresponding to text information; searching for the text expression corresponding to the text information when the text information is to be used again, and obtaining the text information according to the text expression.... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20110302205 - Method and mechanism for determining life intervals for a key in an index: Disclosed is a mechanism, system, interface, and process to determine one or more life intervals when given a key. In addition, one or more life intervals can be determined for each key within a range of keys. This type of process is useful for auditing purposes or if it is... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302195 - Multi-versioning mechanism for update of hierarchically structured documents based on record storage: A method for multi-versioning data of a hierarchically structured document stored in data records includes: changing document data in one or more data records, each data record assigned a record identifier, the data record including a plurality of nodes assigned a node identifier, and the document assigned a document identifier;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302189 - Providing context aware search adaptively: A method, computing device, and a non-transitory computer-readable medium is provided for facilitating a context-aware search on documents stored in an unstructured database column. The database server determines whether a document stored in an unstructured database object is marked up according to a recognized markup language. Documents that conform to... Agent:
20110302194 - Scalable rendering of large spatial databases: Aspects of the invention provide a service for data management and integration across a wide range of applications. Clustered computers may be arranged in a cloud-type configuration for storing and handling large amounts of user data under the control of a front-end management server. Communities of distributed users may collaborate... Agent: Google Inc.
20110302198 - Searching backward to speed up query: A method, computing device, and a non-transitory computer-readable medium are provided for performing a context-aware search by finding a set of nodes that are mapped to a given text or other value and, for each node in the set of nodes, performing a reverse path lookup to determine whether the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110302190 - Smart energy network configuration using link key database: Various embodiments include a method and system for configuring a smart energy network using a link key database. An energy services interface, on the smart energy network, extracts a unique identifier associated with a smart energy device from a communication with the smart energy device. The energy services interface may... Agent: Digi International Inc.
20110302191 - System and method for locating business verifications from trusted persons: Systems and methods for obtaining comments of businesses from trusted persons are disclosed. In an embodiment of the present invention, users participating in the system get comments of businesses from other people they trust by searching the comments previously made by those others. Trust connections may be established between pairs... Agent:
20110302203 - System and method for providing searches including a \"with\" search parameter: A system and method for performing searches may include storing data available for searching. In response to receiving a search request includes a “what” search parameter and a “with” search parameter from a user, the data using the “what” and “with” search parameters may be searched, and search results may... Agent: Ezlocal.com, Inc.
20110302201 - System and method for recommending home appliances to a consumer: A system functions to recommend equipment expansions, additions and/or substitutions; interconnections; supplemental capabilities; features; etc. based upon a knowledge of a consumer's existing audio and/or visual system configuration.... Agent: Universal Electronics Inc.
20110302197 - System for providing information via context searching of printed substrate: A method of providing information to a user via a printed substrate, said substrate comprising user information and coded data indicative of a region identity associated with the substrate and of a plurality of locations on the substrate, said method comprising the steps of: receiving, in a computer system, interaction... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110302192 - Systems and methods for first data capture through generic message monitoring: In one embodiment, a method for handling an error message includes interrogating an error message issued by a computing system to determine that the error message includes more than an alarm message, determining a message identifier relating to the error message, comparing the message identifier to entries in a database... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302196 - Visualizing query results in stream processing systems: In a method for visualizing query results in stream processing systems, a visualization service receives a query from a client to visualize data in a stream processing application. The query is sent from the visualization service to a query-able operator of the stream processing application. At the query-able operator, an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110302206 - Image search and retrieval: Techniques for providing search and retrieval of images are disclosed. The techniques include receiving a selection of a first image and performing a search query to determine a first plurality of images from a plurality of target images. A listing of the first plurality of images is presented, and a... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20110302207 - Multimedia identifier: This invention relates to efficiently performing a close-duplicate search within large collections of data streams, preferably in the context of Multimedia (audio and video files or streams). In a first aspect the present invention relates to a method for feeding information of a data from a data file or a... Agent: Haskolinn I Reykjavik
20110302209 - Proximity-based people matching system and method: A people matching system and method matches people in accordance with inferences of mutual interests, location, and/or proximity. Suggested matches may also be based on factors such as mobility inferences and environmental conditions. Inferences of mutual interests may be based on behavioral information. Explanations for the suggested matches may be... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20110302208 - Search-based people matching system and method: A people matching system and method matches people in response to a search request. The computer-generated suggested matches may be based on inferences of mutual interests, as well as on factors such as proximity and environmental conditions. The inferences of mutual interest may be based on behaviors such as subscriptions... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20110302210 - System and methods for keeping information and data for proving authorship and priority of ideas, creations, inventions, explanations, declarations, factual assertions and others; for keeping personal documents securely and confidentially; for securing ev: We propose a system and a method for providing a confidential secure information, data, evidence and documents holding docket system service where various parties can store information by means such as uploading documents and data files on a computer server. The administrator of the service is legally and contractually bound... Agent:
20110302211 - Mandatory access control list for managed content: Restricting access to managed content to users that are both (1) members of one or more required groups identified in an ACL associated a content item to which access is requested and (2) otherwise granted access under the ACL, e.g., by virtue of their individual identity, role, or group membership... Agent: Emc Corporation
20110302212 - Systems and methods for analyzing operations in a multi-tenant database system environment: A system and method for analyzing operations in a multi-tenant database system environment is provided. The system may include a database storing tenant application data and common application data, the tenant application data and common application data controlling a creation, read, update, deletion or undeletion of an object in the... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110302213 - Storage system: A storage system includes: a data storing means configured to store storage target data and also store address data so as to be tree-structured, the address data being based on a content and storing position of data to be referred to, and the address data referring to the storage target... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110302215 - Assembly, and associated method, for controlling disposition of enterprise data at a wireless device: An apparatus, and an associated method, facilitates enterprise control of enterprise data at a personal-liable wireless device. A network-generated command, generated by a network command generator is sent to the wireless device. The command is detected at the wireless device, and the contents of the detected command are ascertained. The... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110302214 - Method for updating a database: A method for updating a database involves determining, via a processor operatively associated with a vehicle, a location circle within which the vehicle is then-currently located, and obtaining, from a facility, a database corresponding to the location circle. The method further involves detecting, via a sensor selectively and operatively disposed... Agent: General Motors LLC
20110302216 - Methods and systems for merging topics assigned to content items in an online application: A question-and-answer application having questions with which topics are associated is described. In some embodiments, user-generated topics are assigned to questions to indicate the subject matter covered by the questions. The application logic includes topic merge logic for quickly and efficiently merging two topics, while enabling the topic merge operation... Agent: Quora, Inc.
20110302217 - Semantic user interface data assembling: A system and method for semantic user interface data assembling are described. In various embodiments, a system creates mapping between business object definitions and user interface elements definitions to generate executable user interface elements. The system further exposes the executable user interface elements as web services to web services consumers.... Agent:
20110302218 - Transformation of logical data objects for storage: Various embodiments for operating a transformation system, capable of transforming a logical data object (LO) to a transformed logical data object (TLO), are provided. In one such embodiment, an open LO request to a certain LO and addressed by the at least one client to the at least one storage... Agent:
20110302219 - Transformation of logical data objects for storage: Various embodiments for operating a transformation system, capable of transforming a logical data object (LO) to a transformed logical data object (TLO), are provided. In one such embodiment, an open LO request to a certain LO and addressed by the at least one client to the at least one storage... Agent:
20110302220 - Sql processing for data conversion: A system includes reception of a structured query language (SQL) query to select one or more values from one or more database tables, modification of the SQL query to select identifiers of table rows including the selected values, reception of query results of the modified SQL query, the query results... Agent:
20110302221 - Methods and systems for analyzing a network feed in a multi-tenant database system environment: The present invention discusses a dashboard application that compiles values across a set of records, each of the records having fields which include data pertaining to user-defined criteria. The user enters a query into the system and the set of records is returns and analyzed according the criteria. The results... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110302222 - System, method and computer program product for creating a child database object using a child database object type identified from a parent database object: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for creating a child database object using a child database object type identified from a parent database object. These mechanisms and methods for creating a child database object using a child database object type identified from a parent database object... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110302223 - Anti-item for deletion of content in a distributed datastore: The invention provides an efficient apparatus and method for deleting items within a distributed datastore. Deletion of items is accomplished using anti-items having the same structure as a conventional data item, but for a single tag, flag, or bit which indicates that it is an anti-item, wherein the single tag,... Agent:
20110302225 - Access device, information recording device, information recording system, file management method, and program: An information recording device, which includes a nonvolatile memory whose areas are managed using an FAT file system and enhances the reliability of directory entries using a cyclic shift checksum, recalculates the cyclic shift checksum efficiently and performs seeking at a higher speed. A nonvolatile memory (25) of an information... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110302224 - Data storage device with preloaded content: Data storage devices and methods that maintain pre-loaded content in storage available to a user are disclosed. A method may include, in a data storage device with a non-volatile memory and a file system database, storing content at a first location in the non-volatile memory and storing metadata at a... Agent:
20110302226 - Data loading systems and methods: System, method, and computer program product for processing data are disclosed. The system is configured to perform transfer of data from a file system to a database system. Such transfer is accomplished through receiving a request for loading data into a database system, wherein the data includes a plurality of... Agent: Yale University
20110302227 - Data and event management system and method: A management system and method for facilitating the management of data and events. The system includes a server, a processor, and a feed in communication with the server. The feed provides real-time information relating to a predetermined group of people and/or facilities. The processor is operable to process the information... Agent:12/01/2011 > 127 patent applications in 59 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110295791 - System and method for specifying metadata extension input for extending data warehouse: An input extension specification can be generated, via an administration tool on a business intelligence (BI) server, for an extender associated with a data warehouse in order to extend the data warehouse. The administration tool can request for data flow information of the data warehouse from the extender. The data... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295792 - Data mart automation: Systems and methods are described for automating the creation of data marts within an enterprise. Data is maintained in a plurality of data sources that include at least a relational database and a multidimensional database. The system includes a business intelligence server that provides a virtual logical semantic model to... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295795 - System and method for enabling extract transform and load processes in a business intelligence server: A business intelligence (BI) server maintains a plurality of metadata objects to support the extract, transform and load (ETL) processes. These metadata objects includes a transparent view object, which takes a joined set of source tables and represents a data shape of the joined set of source tables using a... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295793 - System and method for providing data flexibility in a business intelligence server using an administration tool: An administration tool can be used to provide data flexibility in a business intelligence (BI) server that is associated with a data warehouse. The administration tool can display one or more data objects that are adapted to be imported from an application framework into a physical model maintained on the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295794 - System and method for supporting data warehouse metadata extension using an extender: An extender associated with a data warehouse can support metadata extension for the data warehouse. The extender can create an ETL extension plan for extending the data warehouse. The ETL extension plan includes one or more ETL plan elements that indicate extensions on ETL metadata objects. The one or more... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295796 - Synchronization of subsets of data including support for varying set membership: An efficient way and general mechanism is provided to represent and exchange knowledge and/or partial knowledge across nodes when synchronizing between any two nodes including custom or move filters where set membership can change over time at a device as data items come in and out of filter scope. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295797 - Synchronization of sequential access storage components with backup catalog: Various embodiments for synchronization of source and replicated instances of sequential access storage components are provided. Subsequent to a storage operation performed on the source instance by a source component, a synchronization message is sent to a replicated component for the replicated instance. The synchronization message is stored locally in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295799 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing of databases: A method for synchronizing a first database including first data records with a second database including second data records. The method includes starting a synchronization session with an electronic device on which the second database resides, requesting the first data records from the first database, temporarily disconnecting the synchronization session... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110295798 - Mobile mirror drive and remote access system: A solid state memory stores a mirror image of a computer hard drive. The solid state memory is coupled with a wireless communication chip, such as 3G, in order to enable dynamically updating the files on the solid state memory. Any modifications done to the files on the hard drive... Agent:
20110295801 - Filtering workload for database replay: A method and apparatus for capturing database system workload and replaying that workload in a database system is provided. According to one aspect, in order to subject a test database system to the same workload to which the production database system actually would be subjected, a database server in the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295800 - Method and system for minimizing synchronization efforts of parallel database systems: Operating a parallel database server system, where the database server system comprises at least two database servers and one data source. A client identifier is received from a client requesting services from one of said database servers. Information associated with said client is retrieved. The client is allocated to one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295802 - Scalable policy-based database synchronization of scopes: Embodiments described herein are directed to synchronizing scopes between a source database and a target database without the target database specifying each scope that is to be synchronized and to determining scope changes based on service subscriptions. In one embodiment, a source database receives from a target database a synchronization... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295803 - Database system, method, and recording medium of program: A system includes a first storage apparatus and a second storage apparatus. The first storage apparatus includes: a generating unit to generate logs, in response to updates performed on a database in the first storage apparatus, related to the updates; a storage unit to store the logs and data representing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110295807 - Distributed data storage: The present invention relates to a distributed data storage system comprising a plurality of storage nodes. Using unicast and multicast transmission, a server application may read and write data in the storage system. Each storage node may monitor reading and writing operations on the system as well as the status... Agent: Ilt Productions Ab
20110295804 - Systems and methods for performing data replication: Preparing source data to be replicated in a continuous data replication environment. Certain systems and methods populate a file name database with entries having a unique file identifier descriptor (FID), short name and a FID of the parent directory of each directory or file on a source storage device. Such... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110295805 - Systems and methods for performing data replication: Preparing source data to be replicated in a continuous data replication environment. Certain systems and methods populate a file name database with entries having a unique file identifier descriptor (FID), short name and a FID of the parent directory of each directory or file on a source storage device. Such... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110295806 - Systems and methods for performing data replication: Preparing source data to be replicated in a continuous data replication environment. Certain systems and methods populate a file name database with entries having a unique file identifier descriptor (FID), short name and a FID of the parent directory of each directory or file on a source storage device. Such... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20110295809 - Computer system and restoration method: A management server collects necessary information from at least a business server, a storage apparatus with a primary volume formed therein, and a storage apparatus with a secondary volume formed therein; calculates, in response to a restoration request given externally, restoration time required for execution of requested restoration processing by... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110295808 - Haldb olr variant linear statistics: A method for providing database reorganization statistics across timestamp recoveries, includes: appending statistical data for a database reorganization associated with a timestamp to a statistics file; determining that the database reorganization has resumed after a suspension; obtaining a resume timestamp; retrieving statistical data within the statistics file corresponding to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295810 - Method for copying data from source hard drive to target hard drive: A method for copying data from a source hard drive to a target hard drive is implemented in an electronic device. The source hard drive stores a master boot record (MBR) recording a SYSTEM partition and at least one other partition. The electronic device copies information related to the SYSTEM... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry(shenzhen)co., Ltd.
20110295811 - Changing a number of disk agents to backup objects to a storage device: A method executes a simulation to determine backup times to backup objects to storage devices using a number of concurrent disk agents that are assigned to each of the storage devices. The number of concurrent disk agents is changed during the backup of the objects to the storage devices.... Agent:
20110295812 - Techniques for producing a consistent copy of source data at a target location: Described area system and computer program product for producing a point in time copy of source data. A set of records corresponding to a time ordered series of recorded file operations as applied to said source data is received. The set of records includes one or more consistency point markers,... Agent:
20110295813 - Mechanism for managing and archiving system and application log files: A mechanism for managing and archiving system and application log files is disclosed. A method of the invention includes accessing log files on shared storage that satisfy grouping requirements, combining the accessed log files that satisfy the grouping requirements into a single combined log file, compressing the single combined log... Agent:
20110295814 - Methods and systems for detecting skewed data in a multitenant database environment: Detection of skew in an on-demand database services environment is provided. A request is generated to scan a multitenant database for skew indicated by relationship depth exceeding an expected limit. A database crawler calculates skew for tenant identifier for a particular table in the database. Any skew that is detected... Agent:
20110295816 - Alteration detecting apparatus and alteration detecting method: According to one embodiment, an alteration detecting apparatus includes an input unit, a storage unit, an output unit, and an alteration detecting unit. The input unit inputs a file. The storage unit stores the file. The output unit outputs the file. The alteration detecting unit produces first alteration detection data... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110295815 - Proactive detection of data inconsistencies in a storage system point-in-time copy of data: Embodiments of the invention relate to testing a storage system point-in-time copy of data for consistency. An aspect of the invention includes receiving system and application event information from systems and applications associated with point-in-time copies of data. The system and application event information is associated with each of point-in-time... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295820 - Block-based differencing algorithm: A system and method for a block based differencing algorithm which includes the ability to limit memory requirements regardless of source file sizes by splitting the source file into optimally sized blocks. The invention allows the blocks to be processed in any order allowing in-place operation. Further, the present invention... Agent: Smith Micro Software, Inc.
20110295818 - Method and system for transformation of logical data objects for storage: Various embodiments for transforming a logical data object for storage in a storage device operable with at least one storage protocol are provided. In one such embodiment, the logical data object into one or more segments are divided with each segment characterized by respective start and end offsets. One or... Agent:
20110295819 - Method and system for transformation of logical data objects for storage: Various embodiments for transforming a logical data object for storage in a storage device operable with at least one storage protocol are provided. In one such embodiment, the logical data object into one or more segments are divided with each segment characterized by respective start and end offsets. One or... Agent:
20110295817 - Technique for compressing xml indexes: A method and apparatus for XXX is provided.... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295821 - Servicing daemon for live debugging of storage systems: A servicing daemon is described herein for providing servicing of a running computer system (such as a filer). The servicing daemon resides and executes on the operating system of the filer and communicates across a network with a debugger that resides and executes on a remote administering computer. A debugging... Agent:
20110295822 - Methods to perform disk writes in a distributed shared disk system needing consistency across failures: Techniques are provided for managing caches in a system with multiple caches that may contain different copies of the same data item. Specifically, techniques are provided for coordinating the write-to-disk operations performed on such data items to ensure that older versions of the data item are not written over newer... Agent:
20110295823 - Method and apparatus for modeling relations among data items: An approach is provided for modeling relations among data items of an information resource. A modeling manager retrieves, at a device, a first data item and determines one or more data types associated with the first data item. Based, at least in part, on the one or more data types,... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110295826 - Active search results page ranking technology: Systems and methods for storing data regarding activities of a person and/or people associated with a website that is indexed in a search engine. Data regarding such activities is used to calculate a weighting factor that is combined with a relevance score for the website. The combined weighting factor and... Agent:
20110295825 - Method and system for interacting with a plurality of search engines: A way to conduct multiple distinct searches and to present the respective result subsets 176 together but distinctly. More particularly a way to order the results subsets 176 in relation to each other and to present the result subsets 176 in that order together but distinctly, such that a user... Agent:
20110295830 - Multi-window internet search: Methods are described to preload and display a plurality of webpages from a hyperlink list either previously saved or returned by one or more search engines, where said webpages are displayed in a web browser. The web browser has been augmented to display multiple webpages simultaneously and to allow changing... Agent:
20110295829 - Object information derived from object images: Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured... Agent: Nant HoldingsIPLLC
20110295831 - Providing content using stored query information: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method relating to providing content on a page includes receiving information for providing content for an access device in response to a navigation from a first page to a second page. The content is to be included in the second page. The method... Agent: Google Inc.
20110295824 - Search prediction using context modeling: A method and apparatus for predicting search queries for a user on a search-based system is described. A search engine tracks search queries from a user received at the search engine. A prediction engine compares a search query history from the user with search query histories from other users on... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.
20110295827 - System and method for organizing search criteria match results: A system and method for organizing database search criteria match results which are generated through a search engine, able to generate system databases upon the processing of search criteria established and submitted by a system user. The system is able to define and group the search criteria match results for... Agent:
20110295828 - Systems and methods for providing search results: A method includes generating search results in response to a user query, where at least one of the search results includes a group of links. The group of links may represent links to web pages within a same web site and may be identified based on at least one factor... Agent: Google Inc.
20110295832 - Identifying communities in an information network: Techniques for identifying one or more communities in an information network are provided. The techniques include collecting one or more nodes and one or more edges from an information network, performing a random walk on the one or more nodes to produce a sequence of one or more nodes, creating... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295835 - Expanding attribute profiles: A method and system for expanding attribute profiles are presented in which primary attributes from one or more attribute profiles are used to derive secondary attributes which are added to the respective attribute profiles to generate expanded attribute profiles. The expanded attribute profiles are generated to increase the strength of... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20110295833 - Framework for testing query transformation rules: Described is a test framework for testing transformation rules of query optimizers. Rule patterns obtained as tree structures from a query optimizer are used to generate queries that are used to test the rule optimizer's transformation rules. The test framework tracks which rules are exercised for each query, and also... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295834 - Method for optimizing a search query: A user is provided with an analytical function which indicates an individual contribution of each search term used in a complex search query by a graphical, typographical or numerical indicator. For this purpose there is started in the background for each search term a search query which consists of the... Agent:
20110295837 - Systems and methods for providing multilingual support for data used with a business intelligence server: A business intelligence (BI) server is described that supports data and schemas stored in multiple languages. The BI server implements a lookup table and lookup function that allows users to work with queries in different languages. When the user logs in, a session object is created for the user, which... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295836 - Systems and methods for providing value hierarchies, ragged hierarchies and skip-level hierarchies in a business intelligence server: A business intelligence (BI) server and repository are described which support a set of hierarchical relationships among the data. The BI server receives user input specifying a set of parent-child or other ancestral relationship among a set of data in a data source. The BI server generates a set of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295838 - Transforming queries in a multi-tenant database system: In a method, system, and computer-readable medium having instructions for optimizing a query in a database system, a query request is received with a query predicate to filter data returned in response to the query request and the query predicate has a formula, the query request is transformed to a... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110295839 - Optimizing queries in a multi-tenant database system environment: In a method, system, and computer-readable medium having instructions for optimizing a query in a database system, a database statistic is generated for a number of related records for one or more entities for at least one tenant and a related record is a record with a relationship to a... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110295840 - Generalized edit distance for queries: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining a generalized edit distance for queries. In one aspect, a method includes selecting query pairs of consecutive queries, each query pair being a first query and a second query consecutively submitted as separate queries, each... Agent: Google Inc.
20110295842 - Applying scanned information to identify content: Information corresponding to a sentence or less of text is scanned from a rendered document and converted to text. The text is communication to a search engine. Electronic content corresponding to the rendered document from which the text was scanned is identified from the search engine results.... Agent: Google Inc.
20110295841 - Virtual topological queries: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with virtual topological queries are described. One example method includes executing a first topological query on a stored graph to generate a first result graph. The example method may also include manipulating the first result graph to generate a virtual query result graph as... Agent:
20110295848 - Computer-implemented system and method for determining a response to a stimulus: The present invention provides a computer based, online and mobile app system that collects, filters and aggregates market data by flashing products, music clips, words, photos and other images at users and measuring the speed of their responses to 1/100th of a second. User decisions and response times are sent... Agent:
20110295847 - Concept interface for search engines: Concepts are presented related to a search engine query. Users can subsequently navigate search results and/or reformulate a query at a conceptual level. In one instance, users can specify weight with respect to one or more concepts to capture interest or lack of interest with respect to search intent. Based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295843 - Dynamic generation of contextually aware playlists: The embodiments described herein utilize various user-centric metrics to define and/or refine the generation of a contextually aware media playlist.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110295844 - Enhancing freshness of search results: Methods, systems, and computer-storage media for improving the freshness, or the apparent freshness, of search results are described. In an embodiment, the first portion of search results presented on a search results page are based on responsiveness to the search query and a second portion of results describe only recently... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295846 - Predicting content and context performance based on performance history of users: Systems and methods are provided for selecting contexts for new invitational content and invitational content for new contexts. In particular, a performance history of delivered invitational content in known contexts is combined with similarity measures for the delivered invitational content, with respect to a new invitational content, to generate a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110295845 - Semi-supervised page importance ranking: Importance ranking of web pages is performed by defining a graph-based regularization term based on document features, edge features, and a web graph of a plurality of web pages, and deriving a loss term based on human feedback data. The graph-based regularization term and the loss term are combined to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295849 - Information processing apparatus and method, and program: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus that presents, to a user who performs a search among a plurality of contents distributed over a search space formed using N, N is an integer greater than one, types of search axes, assistant information for assisting the user with the search. The... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110295850 - Detection of junk in search result ranking: Embodiments are directed to ranking search results using a junk profile. For a given corpus of documents, one or more junk profiles may be created and maintained. The junk profile provides reference metrics to represent known junk documents. For example, a junk profile may comprise a dictionary of document data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295852 - Federated implicit search: A resource selection system is described for assisting a user in performing a task that includes multiple actions. At each stage of the task, the system presents a set resources from which the user may select to perform a subsequent action in the task. The system implicitly selects the set... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295851 - Real-time annotation and enrichment of captured video: An annotation suggestion platform is described herein. The annotation suggestion platform may comprise a client and a server, where the client captures a media object and sends the captured object to the server, and the server provides a list of suggested annotations for a user to associate with the captured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295853 - Extensible system and method for information extraction in a data processing system: A data mashup system having information extraction capabilities for receiving multiple streams of textual data, at least one of which contains unstructured textual data. A repository stores annotators that describe how to analyze the streams of textual data for specified unstructured data components. The annotators are applied to the data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295854 - Automatic refinement of information extraction rules: A method and system for automatically refining information extraction (IE) rules. A provenance graph for IE rules on a set of test documents is determined. The provenance graph indicates a sequence of evaluations of the IE rules that generates an output of each operator of the IE rules. Based on... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295855 - Graph-processing techniques for a mapreduce engine: Systems, methods, and devices for sorting and processing various types of graph data are described herein. Partitioning graph data into master data and associated slave data allows for sorting of the graph data by sorting the master data. In another embodiment, promoting a data bucket having a first data bucket... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295856 - Identifying related objects using quantum clustering: Techniques for grouping related objects such as documents and files using quantum clustering are disclosed. A method may include constructing a feature-object database of multiple objects. The feature-object database may have quantized selected features as keys. A connected objects database maybe built. Clusters of connected objects may be identified in... Agent: Orcatec LLC
20110295857 - System and method for aligning and indexing multilingual documents: A system and method for aligning multilingual content and indexing multilingual documents, to a computer readable data storage medium having stored thereon computer code means for indexing multilingual documents, to a system for presenting multilingual content. The method for aligning multilingual content and indexing multilingual documents comprises the steps of... Agent:
20110295858 - Method and apparatus for searching nucleic acid sequence: A method and apparatus for searching compressed nucleic acid sequences are disclosed. In the method, a reference sequence is compared with a subject sequence to be encoded, the subject sequence is compressed, an index is created with respect to the reference sequence and the compressed subject sequence, a position corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110295860 - Managing drill-through parameter mappings: A mechanism is provided for creating drill-through parameter mapping candidates. A location of source metadata and target metadata is received as well as a set of parameter mapping candidates. The source metadata, target metadata, and parameter mapping candidates are analyzed in order to form analyzed metadata. A set of parameter... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295859 - Technique for multi-dimensionally determining strength of an item in a weighted list based on tagging: A weighted list may be visually shown on a website, e.g., as a tag cloud, object cloud, etc. The font size of each item in the weighted list may indicate its strength relative to the other items in the same. The strength of a weighted list item is determined based... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20110295861 - Searching using taxonomy: A technique is provided for processing search results. The technique includes executing a search based on a user input entered via a graphical user interface using a processor, identifying relevant documents based on the search, and obtaining a standard classification for each relevant document. The standard classification is a classification... Agent: Cpa Global Patent Research Limited
20110295862 - Early return of partial sort results in a database system: As described herein, a database machine is provided with specialized hardware that can be used to accelerate the sort function. This hardware lowers the computation cost of performing a raw sort operation over the result rows. The hardware may be embodied in a direct circuit (e.g., ASIC), a programmable circuit... Agent:
20110295863 - Exposing metadata relationships through filter interplay: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to exposing metadata relationships through filter interplay. One embodiment provides a method comprising filtering a collection of items according to a first and a second metadata category to form an original subset of items that comprise metadata values for each of the categories. The method... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295864 - Iterative fact-extraction: Some embodiments provide a method for identifying a first pattern formed by a first set of document elements. The method associates a tag that identifies the first pattern with the document. The method then identifies a second pattern formed by a second set of document elements and the tag. The... Agent:
20110295868 - Adapter architecture for mobile data system: A data architecture provides View objects that define an enterprise data source interface to an application through connectors, and also by Data Objects defined by Commands. Thus, a Data Object comprises a configurable request for data that is issued through Commands to the Adapters of the enterprise data sources. The... Agent:
20110295867 - Key-break and record-loop processing in parallel data transformation: Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for providing additional functionality to a data processing program. This is achieved by various means, including preprocessing records in a data volume, designating certain records with a key-break, and creating an aggregation structure that user programs may use to store previously-processed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295866 - Ontology guided reference data discovery: Mapping and translating reference data from multiple databases using an enterprise ontology. This is achieved by various means, including mapping values of a first database to corresponding fields within the ontology, mapping values of a second database to corresponding fields within the ontology, and determining relationships between the values of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295865 - Schema contracts for data integration: A system and method for extracting data from an input source, transforming the data, and loading the transformed data to an output destination. A schema contract including constraints is used to validate a set of input data column types and translate them into a set of actual types. Mapping data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295869 - Efficient string matching state machine: An apparatus and a method for searching one or more documents for several different strings is described. A finite state machine receives and processes one or more search strings with a tail-first search. A matching string machine forms states based on the characters in the search string with at least... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.
20110295870 - Systems and methods for providing custom or calculated data members in queries of a business intelligence server: A business intelligence (BI) server and repository are described which support a set of customized and/or calculated data members. In accordance with an embodiment, the BI server maintains a connection to a plurality of data sources which may store a set of dimension members. The data source can be relational,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295871 - Filtering and sorting information: Generally described, embodiments of the present invention provide the ability to sort and/or filter information contained in a summary table based on related information that may not be included in the summary table. According to one aspect, a computer-readable medium having computer executable components for filtering or sorting information displayed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295878 - Assisted content authoring: An authoring system on a mobile device (or other type of device) may help a user to author a message based on context available on the device. Context data comes to exist on the device in some manner. For example, the context may contain the results of a search that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295884 - Data conversion method processing for conversion of database, apparatus and computer program of the same: The first and second table data of the SQL sentence of the query of “ACCESS” based on a predetermined conversion list is generated based on a predetermined conversion table. The data of each line of the second table data is read in the order depending on a kind of queries,... Agent:
20110295875 - Location-aware query based event retrieval and alerting: Hybrid search results are provided based on analyzing a web-query and a location. Hybrid search results may include a web-search result and an event-search result. The event-search result may be identified based on identifying a location associated with the search engine user and the web-query. The event-search result may include... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295881 - Merging computer product, method, and apparatus: A computer-readable, non-transitory medium that stores therein a merging program that causes a computer capable of accessing a database that stores therein a data group, to execute a process that includes specifying, from the data group, first data and second data that are mergeable; identifying, from the data group, third... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110295874 - Metadata cache management: In an embodiment managing a cache includes determining from metadata of a received service request whether a cache data response may satisfy the request as a function of recognizing a cacheable method name specification within request metadata by a service provider associated with the request, the embodiment further including determining... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295872 - Method for visualizing resource relationships stored in sql tables within a mainframe environment: A system and method is provided for visualizing system resource relationships in a mainframe environment. The resource relationships may be presented in a single, logically constructed diagram/graph regardless of the number of sub-systems or database tables in the mainframe environment.... Agent: Ca, Inc.
20110295873 - Methods and apparatus to enhance queries in an affinity domain: Methods and apparatus to enhance queries in an affinity domain are disclosed herein. An example method of providing a query service in an affinity domain includes receiving a query including one or more template identifiers that indicate conformance with a standard related to content of a document; generating an expression... Agent: Genral Electric Company
20110295886 - Methods for searching forensic data: In one aspect of the present invention, a software component for conducting digital forensic searches is described. The software component has a header; one or more search markup language programs, and a data features section. The software component, also referred to as a search pack, enables a first entity, such... Agent:
20110295880 - Process for monitoring the success of the administration of a fluid to a non heterogenous biological target, and system that enables the execution of said process: A computer implemented method for inputting transient data into a persistent world is provided. The method includes capturing sensor data from a sensor. The method further includes detecting a condition, wherein the detection is based at least in part on the match of a detection criteria from a database of... Agent:
20110295885 - Remote-interaction apparatus and interaction unit thereof: A remote-interaction apparatus comprises a portable electronic device installing a specific software and an interaction unit having an interaction-mode database. The interaction unit can detect a sensory information inputted by a user and find out an interaction information corresponding to the sensory information from the interaction-mode database for transmitting the... Agent: Rawlaro Studio Co., Ltd.
20110295877 - System and method for online handwriting recognition in web queries: A graphic representation resulting from a user interacting with a user interface operating on a user device is received over a network. The graphic representation corresponds to a portion of a desired graphic character of a graphic character set (e.g. Chinese). The graphic representation is analyzed to select a plurality... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110295882 - System and method for providing a composite view object and sql bypass in a business intelligence server: Systems and methods are described for performing a SQL bypass in a business intelligence (BI) server environment. The BI server initially receives a SQL query and constructs an extensible markup language (XML) representation of the SQL query. The XML representation is sent to an application server that hosts an application... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110295887 - System and method for providing a searchable database of surgical information: Systems and methods of creating, managing, and using a database, comprising surgical data may involve receiving input signals from a plurality of surgical data sources, the input signals being representative of surgical data associated with a plurality of patients, storing the surgical data in the database, and sending one or... Agent:
20110295879 - Systems and methods for document management: Systems and methods for document management are presented. A virtual document, irrespective of a number of pages in the virtual document, may be transferred to a device via a network within a time period similar to or approximately equal to a time period to transfer a single page document. The... Agent: Neuone, LLC
20110295883 - Tpeg client device and method: An electronic device configured to operate as a TPEG client is provided. The electronic device includes an interface adapted to receive TPEG messages comprising TPEG event codes. A relational database is stored in memory of the electronic device. The relational database includes at least one relation with a plurality of... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20110295888 - User interface for facts query engine with snippets from information sources that include query terms and answer terms: A method and a system for providing snippets of source documents of an answer to a fact query are disclosed. Snippets of source documents may be provided in response to a user request for the source documents from which the fact answer to a fact query was extracted. The snippets... Agent:
20110295876 - Validation of database schema upgrades using a data differencing tool: An upgrade controller that compares the contents of a reference database with an upgraded database is described. In one embodiment, the upgrade controller connects to the reference and upgraded database and retrieves the list of tables. For each of the tables, the upgrade controller compares the content of the reference... Agent:
20110295890 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for a real-time multi-hop route reporter: The APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A REAL-TIME MULTI-HOP ROUTE REPORTER (“REPORTER”) facilitates generation and provision of relevant and descriptive network performance reports that are efficient, economical and useful to executives, managers and other non-IT professionals and/or personnel. The REPORTER may be implemented as a multi-tiered web application that may... Agent:
20110295889 - Email system providing enhanced conversation and category search features and related methods: An email system may include an email server(s) configured to store email messages in a plurality of mailboxes, where the email messages are organized into different conversations and the conversations are organized into different categories. A plurality of mobile wireless communications devices may each be configured to store email messages... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110295891 - Search device, search method, and search program: When searching for a starting point candidate on an abnormality occurred in a first management range, if a search destination extends over a second management range, a first search device transmits a query to a second search device and requests a second search device to search for a starting point... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110295893 - Method of searching an expected image in an electronic apparatus: A method of searching an expected image in an electronic apparatus comprises the steps of inputting a hand drawing of the expected image into the electronic apparatus; determining whether or not a text description for partially characterizing the expected image is inputted; identifying and searching the expected image in the... Agent: Inventec Appliances Corp.
20110295894 - System and method for matching pattern: System and method for matching a pattern are provided. The pattern matching method includes performing a sub pattern matching operation to match at least one sub data of a plurality of sub data of a target data with a pre-stored pattern data, and performing a full pattern matching operation to... Agent: Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.
20110295892 - System and method for web mining and clustering: A method and system for web mining and clustering is described. The method includes receiving and dividing input data into a plurality of primitive datasets. Additionally, one or more combinations of the plurality of primitive datasets may be created. Further, a model for each primitive dataset in the plurality of... Agent: General Electric Company
20110295895 - Catalog taxonomy for storing product information and system and method using same: A catalog taxonomy organized in a tree-like configuration including at least one first tier product category having at least one first tier attribute associated with products in the first tier category, and a plurality of second tier product categories branching from the first tier product category and defining subcategories, at... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20110295897 - Query correction probability based on query-correction pairs: Query-correction pairs can be extracted from search log data. Each query-correction pair can include an original query and a follow-up query, where the follow-up query meets one or more criteria for being identified as a correction of the original query, such as an indication of user input indicating the follow-up... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110295898 - System and method for incident processing through a correlation model: Disclosed is a method, system and a computer program for correlating an incident service ticket with an incident resource ticket. The method includes, in response to a creation of an incident service ticket in a certain service category; searching with a data processor for open incident resource tickets of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295896 - Systems and methods for executing a navigation query: Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include receiving a navigation query including input text, determining, via a processor, whether the input text is satisfies a predetermined criteria, generating a response including data representing a screen associated with the input text when the input text satisfies the predetermined criteria,... Agent: Sap Ag
20110295899 - Systems and methods for permissions-based profile repository service: In some embodiments, provided is a method that includes storing, by a profile repository service, respective profile information for one or more users. The method includes receiving, by the profile repository service, permissions input from a particular one of the one or more users specifying content of the particular user's... Agent:
20110295900 - Database data dictionary: Systems and methods are provided for manipulating data sets. In accordance with one implementation, a computerized system is provided for storing, managing, indexing, interrelating, and/or retrieving data sets in a manner independent of the data model. The system includes an element module configured to store and uniquely identify elements and... Agent: Enterprise Elements, Inc.
20110295901 - Managing computer file system using file system trees: A system, method and computer program product for managing computer file system using file system trees. A plurality of Virtual Execution Environments (VEEs) running on a computer system is provided. The computer system has a common file system tree, which can be concurrently accessed by the VEEs. The shareable files... Agent: Swsoft Holdings, Ltd.
20110295903 - System and method for automatically generating systematic reviews of a scientific field: A system and method are provided for automatically generating systematic reviews of received information in a field of science and technology, such as scientific literature, where the systematic review includes a systematic review of a research field in the scientific literature. The method is preferably implemented by a programmed computer... Agent: Drexel University
20110295902 - Taxonomic classification of metagenomic sequences: Method(s) for identifying a taxon corresponding to a query sequence are described herein. The method includes selecting a target cluster, from amongst a plurality of reference clusters, corresponding to the query sequence. The target cluster may be selected based on a composition based analysis. A similarity based analysis of the... Agent: Tata Consultancy Service Limited
20110295904 - Cluster identification and transformation: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to access individual lines of information included in a file stored in an electronic storage medium, to detect the existence of data clusters in the file based on neighboring cell content in a horizontal direction (corresponding to the individual lines), and in a vertical... Agent: Business Objects Software Ltd.
20110295906 - Method and system for evaluating data: A method and a system for evaluating data. The method comprises: receiving an Object Constraint Language (OCL) expression-based evaluation request; transforming at least part of the OCL expressions in the evaluation request into query requests; querying relevant data based on the query requests; and evaluating data obtained from the querying... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295905 - Methods and systems for tracking work in a multi-tenant database environment: A system and method for tracking work in a database environment. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a plurality of work records, where each work record is associated with code that is submitted for integration into a software application. The method further includes receiving a first indication that designates... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110295907 - Apparatus and method for expanding a shared-nothing system: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to evaluate an expanded shared-nothing data store configuration. A data redistribution schedule table with specified parameters is formed. Data is redistributed within the expanded shared-nothing data store in accordance with the data redistribution schedule table.... Agent:
20110295910 - Customizing standard formula fields in a multi-tenant database system environment: In a method, system, and computer-readable medium having instructions for customizing standard formula fields, at least a portion of a formula is received for a standard database field of a standard database entity in a multi-tenant database and the standard database entity is used by a plurality of tenants, a... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110295911 - Database data dictionary: Systems and methods are provided for manipulating data sets. In accordance with one implementation, a computerized system is provided for storing, managing, indexing, interrelating, and/or retrieving data sets in a manner independent of the data model. The system includes an element module configured to store and uniquely identify elements and... Agent: Enterprise Elements, Inc.
20110295908 - Detecting counterfeit devices: A method, system, and computer usable program product for detecting a counterfeit device are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A set of parameters associated with a device is determined. An on-device signature stored on the device is located. A subset of parameters is selected from the set of parameters and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295909 - Technique to introduce advanced functional behaviors in a database management system without introducing new data types: A row property provides a mechanism for implementing advanced functional behavior in a relational database management system (RDBMS) without introducing new data types. A row property is part of a table definition, such that, when a table is defined in the RDBMS, at least one row property is specified for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110295912 - Data storage and transfer: A method and apparatus for storing data regarding parameter values by making a series of measurements of parameter values at times separated by predetermined time intervals, processing the series of measurements of parameter values made at predetermined time intervals to identify events at different times, generating a further series of... Agent: Onzo Limited
20110295913 - Database apparatus: A logical record of a source logical page is moved to a space area or a deletion area in a destination logical page. The source logical page is sequentially set forward from the logical page immediately before the last stored logical page in a subrange. The destination logical page is... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110295914 - Storage system: A storage system includes: a data storing unit that stores division data configuring a file; a metadata storing unit that stores metadata representing a storing position of the division data; and a data processing unit that stores the division data into the data storing unit and stores the metadata representing... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110295915 - File management apparatus and file management method: In a file management apparatus, on detection of the user's file selecting action, a high-speed file processing execution program P2 gives an instruction to a cache driver D2 to read a selected target file from an external storage device and store the read target file into a cache memory CM.... Agent: Buffalo Inc.
20110295916 - File generation for testing single-instance storage algorithm: For each section of a buffer, a string of characters is retrieved and reordered to generate a reordered string of characters for the section. Thereafter, for each section of the buffer, the string of characters within the section is copied over with the reordered string of characters for a different... Agent:
20110295917 - Digital device configuration and method: A digital Storage Element is described. A device is configured including a Storage Element for access by a user responsive to a native control code. A processing arrangement executes a control program for controlling the overall device and executing at least a portion of the native control code as part... Agent: Benhov Gmbh, LLCPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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