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Data processing: database and file management or data structures February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 02/23/2012 > 83 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120047107 - System and method for implementing on demand cloud database: A method for dynamic management of one or more cloud database nodes is provided. The method enables gathering information related to usage of one or more cloud database nodes. The method further enables comparing time required by the one or more cloud database nodes for responding to one or more... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20120047108 - Point-in-time (pit) based thin reclamation support for systems with a storage usage map api: A method, a system and/or and an apparatus to minimize data loss by de-allocating storage space with the help of an Application Programming Interface (API). In one embodiment, the method includes reclaiming data storage in a storage device slated as a reclamation target by redirecting write commands intended for the... Agent:
20120047109 - Data structure production method and backup device: There is provided a data structure production method for producing a multilevel directory structure in a backup device. The multilevel directory structure includes target data having at least one of video data and audio data. The data structure production method includes producing a first directory that establishes a first directory... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120047110 - System and method for automatic data defragmentation when restoring a disk: A method is described to restore backed-up data to a data source such that the data are automatically defragmented. Defragmentation is accomplished during the restore operation by identifying data blocks belonging to discrete data files and copying those data blocks to the target data source such that all data blocks... Agent:
20120047111 - Method and system for parity-page distribution among nodes of a multi-node data-storage system: One embodiment of the present invention is directed to a multi-node data-storage system comprising a number C of component-data-storage-system nodes that store data pages of a data object in a mirror and in 0, 1, or more parity-encoded snapshots, the mirror comprising 2 or more replicates including a 0th replicate... Agent:
20120047112 - Records archive disposition system: A system and method for record archive disposition is implemented with a computer system comprising one or more computer processors operatively connected to memory. Archival records are stored in memory, each archival record being associated with at least one metadata attribute. At least one or more legal holds are stored... Agent: Morgan Stanley
20120047113 - Multiple-source data compression: One embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method for compressing data generated by multiple data sources. The method includes steps of partitioning data generated by the multiple data sources into data partitions, the data included in each data partition containing inter-data-source redundancies and, for each data partition,... Agent:
20120047114 - Enforcing query policies over resource description framework data: A method of performing a graph query issued by a user is provided. The method includes performing on a processor, receiving a user graph query; rewriting the user graph query as a new query based on a query policy expressed in a graph query language; and performing the new query... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047115 - Extent reference count update system and method: Systems and methods for extent reference count updates are presented. In one embodiment; a reference count update method includes: receiving an indication of new reference association with an extent of a shared storage component; generating reference count update log information for a reference count update log to indicate the new... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120047116 - Validating sensor data represented by characteristic functions: According to certain embodiments, a characteristic function representing data is received. A first hash code calculated from the characteristic function is received. The characteristic function is transformed to an arithmetic function. A second hash code is calculated from the arithmetic function. If the first hash code equals the second hash... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120047117 - Incremental maintenance of immediate materialized views with outerjoins: Methods and systems for using algorithms in relational database management systems (RDBMSs) for incremental maintenance of materialized views with outerjoins are disclosed. The algorithms achieve the following goals with respect to a class of materialized outerjoin views and the performance of update operations: relax the requirement for the existence of... Agent: Ianywhere Solutions, Inc.
20120047118 - Network device and method for updating data of the network device: A network device and method for updating parameters of the network device provides an object adapting interface. The object adapting interface generates a service access interface and a configuration adapting interface. A management agent of the network device sends a requirement command. If the requirement command is a write command,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120047119 - System and method for creating and navigating annotated hyperlinks between video segments: Systems and methods are provided for linking and playing media content from one or more media items. Linking items may be stored with a plurality of other linking items and associated with one or more media items. The linking items define media fragments within the media items and media segments... Agent: Porto Technology, LLC
20120047120 - Search engine optimization assistant: Website optimization methods and tools for optimizing visibility of a website to internet search engines are presented. A website is automatically evaluated against one or more optimization tests based on one or more search terms. A report is generated along with tools that guide and prompt the user for user... Agent: Vistaprint Technologies Limited
20120047121 - Content signature notification: A client application installed on end user computers generates metadata from the content of web pages visited by end users and provides the metadata to a search engine. When an end user visits a web page, the end user's computer downloads and displays the web page to the end user.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120047122 - System, method and computer readable medium for web crawling: In a web crawler, a URL selection module selects URLs for pages to be downloaded. The URL selection module accesses an interaction data store that stores interaction data for web pages, including interaction data that indicates human interactions with the pages. To reduce the effects of link farms, the URL... Agent: Suboti, LLC
20120047123 - System and method for document analysis, processing and information extraction: The present invention is directed to a method and computer system for representing a dataset comprising N documents by computing a diffusion geometry of the dataset comprising at least a plurality of diffusion coordinates. The present method and system stores a number of diffusion coordinates, wherein the number is linear... Agent:
20120047124 - Database query optimizations: A method of processing a query is provided. The method includes performing on a processor: receiving a database query that includes a plurality of predicates that associate a subject with an object, where one or more of the predicates is a variable predicate; generating at least one new query by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047125 - Executing a query plan with display of intermediate results: In an embodiment, a FIRSTIO execution plan is selected that has a lowest estimated execution time for finding a number of records that satisfy the query and are simultaneously viewable. An ALLIO execution plan is selected that has a lowest estimated execution time for finding all records that satisfy the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047126 - Methods and systems for hardware acceleration of streamed database operations and queries based on multiple hardware accelerators: Embodiments of the present invention provide a hardware accelerator that assists a host database system in processing its queries. The hardware accelerator comprises special purpose processing elements that are capable of receiving database query/operation tasks in the form of machine code database instructions, execute them in hardware without software, and... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120047127 - Methods and software for analysis of research publications: In one aspect, the invention comprises a computer system for searching databases and displaying search results, comprising databases storing information regarding publications and authors comprising author, title, date of publication, cited references, and citing references data; and Internet servers in communication with those databases; wherein at least one of those... Agent: Elsevier, Inc.
20120047131 - Constructing titles for search result summaries through title synthesis: An information retrieval system and computer-based method provide constructing a title for a search result summary of a document through title synthesis, wherein the title is suitable for use in assessing the relevance of the summarized document to a query. In one embodiment, the system obtains meaningful keywords or key... Agent:
20120047129 - Location ranking using social graph information: In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to check in a place near the user's current location. The social networking system generates a list of places near the user's current location, ranks the places in the list of places near the user's current location by a... Agent:
20120047132 - Method, apparatus and data processor program product capable of enabling administration of a levels-based athleticism development program data: Various aspects of one or more methods, apparatuses and data processor program products capable of enabling management of data associated with an athleticism development program are disclosed herein. These various aspects include maintaining a database including subscriber performance data for a plurality of athleticism development program subscribers and facilitating preparation... Agent: Nike, Inc.
20120047128 - Open class noun classification: A method of semantically classifying a data set of open class nouns and a system for executing the method. The method includes loading, by a processing device, a data set comprising one or more open class nouns from a computer readable medium operably connected to the processing device; extracting, by... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120047130 - Ui driven service composition tool with ui designer feedback: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for automatically selecting at least one service for use with a modeled user interface (UI). One process includes operations for identifying a modeled UI at design time in an integrated development environment (IDE) and collecting a set of information associated... Agent: Sap Ag
20120047133 - Self-organizing community system: The invention provides self-organization methodologies and system for internet users to build web-based organizational hierarchical structure that is constituent of units within which direct and sufficient communication can be fulfilled. Each unit is administrated autonomously through the democratic-decision process, and processes information internally. The members of unit can designate or... Agent:
20120047134 - Predictive query completion and predictive search results: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for processing search query suggestions. In one aspect, interface instructions on a client device cause the client device to generate a search interface that includes a query input field and provide query characters input in the query input field to a search... Agent: Google Inc.
20120047135 - Predictive query completion and predictive search results: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for processing search query suggestions. In one aspect, a search service provides query suggestions responsive to a query suggestion request from a client device, and determines if a prediction criterion is met. The prediction criterion is independent of a user selection of... Agent: Google Inc.
20120047137 - Annotating environmental data represented by characteristic functions: According to certain embodiments, a set of samples of sensor data is accessed. The set of samples records environmental measurements taken by one or more environmental sensors. A characteristic function is generated from the set of samples. The characteristic function indicates whether a given sample is a member of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120047136 - Annotating medical data represented by characteristic functions: According to certain embodiments, a set of samples of sensor data is accessed. The set of samples records medical measurements taken by one or more medical sensors. A characteristic function is generated from the set of samples. The characteristic function indicates whether a given sample is a member of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120047138 - Content file classifying apparatus and content file classifying method: A content file classifying apparatus includes the following: an obtaining unit obtaining content files; a classifying unit generating, based on additional information on each of the content files obtained by the obtaining unit, classification information showing a category to which each content file belongs; a control unit controlling recording of... Agent:
20120047140 - Cluster-wide read-copy update system and method: A system, method and computer program product for synchronizing updates to shared mutable data in a clustered data processing system. A data element update operation is performed at each node of the cluster while preserving a pre-update view of the shared mutable data, or an associated operational mode, on behalf... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047142 - Network coding with last modified dates for p2p web caching: A method may include obtaining a source file at a node in peer-to-peer network and dividing the source file into a plurality of pieces. The pieces of the source file may be encoded using network coding principles. A last-modified-date (LMD) value may be appended to each of the encoded pieces,... Agent: Verizon Corporate Services Group Inc.
20120047139 - Repository infrastructure for on demand platforms: In an aspect there is provided a method. The method may include providing, at a repository, storage for a plurality of tenants, providing a plurality of layers, and providing a plurality of versions; and separating, based on the plurality of layers and the plurality of versions, data for each of... Agent:
20120047141 - System and method for automatic anthology creation using document aspects: A generic and expandable document aspect system and method for searching, browsing, presenting, and interacting with data assembled from document contents and related external data is provided. New varieties of document aspects are added to existing installations and can be accessed by users without requiring upgrades to server or clients,... Agent:
20120047143 - Sparse profile augmentation using a mobile aggregate profiling system: Systems and methods are provided for augmenting a user profile of a subject user. In general, the user profile of the subject user is augmented based on aggregate profile data for a group of users relevant to a current location of the subject user. In one embodiment, the group of... Agent: Waldeck Technology LLC
20120047144 - Hierarchy modification: A hierarchy of nodes is created, each node being one of associated with an item retrieved according to a condition and associated with a category of information including the item. It is determined whether at least one of the nodes is redundant in the hierarchy. The at least one of... Agent:
20120047145 - Attributed semantic search: A method and system for performing a semantic search on structured data. An unstructured search query is received from a requestor. The query is evaluated within a computer to identify a best structured request based on the unstructured search query. The selected structured request is applied to a set of... Agent: Sap Ag
20120047149 - Document key phrase extraction method: A computer-implemented method of extracting key phrases from a document is disclosed comprising the steps of accessing a repository comprising linked subjects, the repository comprising first and second data structures representing the relationship between said subjects using different representation criteria; pruning the first data structure by removing links between subjects... Agent:
20120047147 - Dynamic place visibility in geo-social networking system: In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to search for a place near the user's current location. The social networking system generates a list of places near the user's current location, select a sub-set from the list of places based on visibility and activity of the... Agent:
20120047148 - Method for generating search result and system for information search: The present disclosure discloses a method for generating a search result and an information search system. The method for generating a search result includes: receiving, by an information search system, a search request; obtaining, by searching, a plurality of pieces of matching information that match the search request; obtaining a... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20120047150 - Mining of user event data to identify users with common interests: A computer-implemented matching service matches users to other users, and/or to user communities, based at least in part on a computer analysis of event data reflective of user behaviors. The event data may, for example, evidence user affinities for particular items represented in an electronic catalog, such as book titles,... Agent:
20120047146 - Visual aid to assist making purchase by tracking key product characteristics: The present invention is directed to methods and systems for assisting users in an ecommerce environment. The method includes displaying a user interface of including products. Each of the products have associated attributes. Each of the associated attributes are displayed in the user interface with an associated selection tool. The... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120047151 - Method and system for providing contents based on past queries: An example of a method includes identifying a formulated query and at least one past query associated with an input query. The method also includes determining a first similarity score between the input query and the formulated query. Further, the method includes updating the first similarity score based on a... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120047153 - Method of and apparatus for identifying machine-generated textual identifiers: Methods and systems provide tracking or logging requests to resolve non-existent textual identifiers and classifying the textual identifier into a predefined set of taxonomical categories to support the detection of machine generated textual identifiers. Detection includes calculating a measure of probability based on the analysis and classification of prior textual... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120047152 - System and method for profile tailoring in an aggregate profiling system: Systems and methods are disclosed for tailoring user profiles of users in a mobile aggregate profiling system. In one embodiment, the user profiles of the users in the mobile aggregate profiling system are tailored based on aggregate profile data relevant to current locations of the users. More specifically, in order... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC
20120047155 - Avoiding duplicate and equivalent data objects in service registries: A method for processing a data object for a database, the database containing data representing a first data model and a set of one or more mapping rules, includes receiving a data object that conforms to a second data model. The method then selects one or more of the mapping... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047154 - Card-based management of discardable files: A method and storage device are disclosed for card-based management of discardable files, where discardable files are tracked in a discardable file system on a storage device and are invisible to a host file system, which only tracks user files and free space. The method includes the storage device detecting... Agent:
20120047156 - Method and apparatus for identifying and mapping content: An approach is provided for identifying and mapping content. A content mapping platform receives a sample of content and determines to identify the content based, at least in part, on the sample. The content mapping platform then determines to initiate transfer of the content, information related to the content, other... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120047157 - System, method and computer readable medium for binding authored content to the events used to generate the content: A web page that includes content form fields may be modified to include an event observer module and an authored content module. Events generated during the authoring of content by a user are recorded by the event observer module and sent to an event server with an InteractionID. The authored... Agent: Suboti, LLC
20120047158 - Method and system for performing query optimization using a hybrid execution plan: An improved method, system, and computer program product is disclosed that provides a hybrid approach to optimization which allows different subsets of data accessed by a query to be optimized with different access paths and execution approaches. Transformations may be performed to re-write the query, which restructures the query in... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120047159 - Speculative query expansion for relevance feedback: Speculative query expansion is a way to increase the effectiveness of relevance feedback. Instead of picking the best expansion query beforehand, multiple queries are executed and the best expansion query is selected afterward, but with no additional effort (or information) required from the user. From the best expansion query, search... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120047163 - Automated creation of a print-ready group directory: Method and systems of automatically creating a print-ready representation of a group directory are disclosed. A processing device receives a selection of a plurality of individuals having information residing in a database and a selection of a format for a group directory. The device determines one or more information fields... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120047161 - Management of an inventory of websites: A method includes receiving web page identifiers associated with a website and determining whether the web page identifiers identify redundant web pages of the website. One or more web page identifiers are removed from the web page identifiers that identify redundant web pages to create a group of web page... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20120047164 - Method and apparatus for processing search request for a partitioned index: Techniques for enhanced processing of search requests directed to a partitioned index include receiving a request for a search of an index. The index is partitioned across a plurality of nodes in communication. The method also comprises determining whether the request is deterministic. The method further comprises determining a number... Agent:
20120047162 - Method and system for securing academic erp database using datasource proxy: A secured academic ERP system comprises an ERP database storing data for an academic institution, an application server for authenticating users and generating requests to access the ERP database for the users, a security system that accesses a user permissions table that maps the users to permitted organizations within an... Agent: Jenzabar, Inc.
20120047167 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal includes a word extracting unit that extracts a word contained in data of a Web page being viewed; a Web search request unit that transmits a search request to a search site with the word extracted by the word extracting unit as a search word and that... Agent: Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited
20120047165 - Process architecture for elastic stateful shared nothing system: A database management system implemented in a cloud computing environment. Operational nodes are assigned as controller-nodes, compute-nodes or storage-nodes. The number of operational nodes, and their assignment as compute-nodes or storage-nodes can vary. Queries specify tables, with each such table assigned to a respective group of storage nodes. The number... Agent: Parelastic Corporation
20120047160 - Querying sensor data stored as binary decision diagrams: According to certain embodiments, a search query for a search of samples of sensor data is received. The search query indicates one or more requested values of one or more data parameters. The samples are represented by a characteristic function indicating whether a given binary representation represents a sample. A... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120047166 - User controlled multi-device media-on-demand system: A method for providing configurable access to media in a media-on-demand system also can include delivering the media to a first client device in a format compatible with the first client device; interrupting the delivery of the media; recording a bookmark specifying a position in the media where the interruption... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120047168 - Integrated search server and integrated search method: In order to mitigate a load in communications among an integrated search server, a plurality of search users and a plurality of search servers in an integrated search system, in the present invention, when an integrated search is executed, first, information for narrowing down the search servers is obtained from... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120047171 - Synchronization of side information caches: In order to improve interactive compression using compression state information, the side information caches of communicating parties must be updated, or synchronized. The present invention is directed to a method of synchronizing side information databases within an interactive compression system comprising two communicating parties comprising the steps of transmitting, from... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120047169 - System for replication and delivery of remote data and accumulated metadata with enhanced display: A delivery platform delivers data from a remote data source to an application on a mobile device. In response to requests from the application, the delivery platform retrieves the data from a remote data source and stores it in a local database. Corresponding metadata is stored in a metadata database.... Agent:
20120047170 - Techniques for accessing remote files: Techniques for accessing remote files are presented. A local user, via a local client, requests access to a file. A local file system determines that the file is associated with a junction. The junction is resolved and an associated remote file system is contacted by the local file system to... Agent: Oracle America Inc.
20120047172 - Parallel document mining: A technique includes providing a collection of documents in multiple languages, identifying, from the collection of documents, a group of candidate documents, where each candidate document in the group shares multiple corresponding rare features, evaluating pairs of candidate documents in the group using multiple common features present in the collection... Agent: Google Inc.
20120047173 - Method of and apparatus for identifying requestors of machine-generated requests to resolve a textual identifier: Methods and systems provide tracking or logging requests to resolve non-existent textual identifiers and classifying the textual identifier into a predefined set of taxonomical categories to support the detection of requestors of machine generated requests to resolve textual identifiers. Detection includes calculating a measure of probability based on the analysis... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120047174 - System and methods thereof for real-time detection of an hidden connection between phrases: A system for identifying hidden connections between non-sentiment phrases. The system comprises a network interface enabling an access to one or more data sources; a data warehouse storage for at least storing a plurality of phrases including sentiment phrases and non-sentiment phrases; an analysis unit for identifying hidden connections between... Agent: Taykey Ltd.
20120047175 - Short point-of-interest title generation: Short POI titles are generated by removing unnecessary administrative area prefixes from existing POI titles and replacing necessary administrative area prefixes with shorter aliases. Administrative area prefixes are identified and analyzed to determine whether they are necessary. The analysis includes determining (1) whether the remainders with the prefixes excluded include... Agent: Google Inc.
20120047176 - System and method for real-time content aggregation and syndication: A system and methodology for real-time content aggregation and syndication is described. In one embodiment, for example, a method is described for assisting a user with extracting items relevant to search queries from documents including items of various types, the method comprises steps of: receiving a search query specifying a... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20120047177 - Licensed rights clearance and tracking for digital assets: Rights clearances management for assets, such as media assets. A rights brokerage service enables potential licensees to clears rights to use assets within designated projects, such as advertising campaign projects. The potential licensee uses an interface to select or identify an asset without necessarily accessing the asset itself. The rights... Agent: Corbis Corporation
20120047178 - Method and system for managing a plurality of regulations, policies and risks: The present invention provides a method and system for managing various Regulations, Policies and Risks (RPR). These RPR are managed for supporting Governance, Risk and Compliance requirements of an organization. The method includes defining a tree structure for a context. The tree structure is defined for one or more RPR... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20120047182 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus comprises: a creation unit adapted to create a query string, which is composed of a plurality of queries; a reading unit adapted to read, from the query string, a query corresponding to a hierarchy of a current node in accordance with the hierarchy; a generation unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120047180 - Method and system for processing a group of resource identifiers: The present disclosure provides a computer-implemented method of processing a group of resource identifiers. The method includes generating a node candidate based on a resource identifier, wherein the node candidate includes a component corresponding to a portion of the resource identifier according to a dimension of specificity. The method also... Agent:
20120047181 - Multiway trie data structure that dynamically adjusts node sizes in a manner that reduces memory footprint and improves access speed: A method, system and computer program product for dynamically adjusting node sizes in a multiway trie data structure. Upon inserting a key/value pair in a node in a multiway trie data structure that causes the number of entries in the multiway trie data structure to exceed a threshold, a splitting... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047179 - Systems and methods for standardization and de-duplication of addresses using taxonomy: Systems and associated methods for address standardization and applications related thereto are described. Embodiments exploit a common context in a taxonomy and a given address to detect and correct deviations in the address. Embodiments establish a possible path from a root of the taxonomy to a leaf in the taxonomy... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047183 - Data analytics system: A data analytics system for manipulating and analyzing data and usable in preventing instances of incompatibility as desired, is disclosed.... Agent:
20120047185 - Component load procedure for setting up systems: Optional components are delivered to a software platform as a database load. A component is deployed to an application server of a first system. The component comprises at least a portion of the software to be delivered as a database load to a second system that implements the software platform.... Agent: Sap Ag
20120047186 - Encoding semi-structured data for efficient search and browsing: A method for encoding XML tree data that includes the step of encoding the semi-structured data into strings of arbitrary length in a way that maintains non-structural and structural information about the XML data, and enables indexing the encoded XML data in a way that facilitates efficient search and browsing.... Agent: Ori Software Development Ltd.
20120047184 - Profile construction using location-based aggregate profile information: Systems and methods are disclosed for creating a user profile for a subject user based on historical aggregate profile data for locations at which the subject user was previously located. In one embodiment, one or more location and time period pairs are determined for the subject user. Each location and... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC
20120047187 - System for multi-phase management of a natural disaster incident: A computerized system for multi-phase management of a natural disaster incident is disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, the computerized system incorporates a pre-incident risk reduction management module, a crisis response management module, and a restoration and rehabilitation management module to correspond to these three distinct phases of managing... Agent:
20120047188 - Method for bulk deletion through segmented files: A mechanism is provided that aggregates data in a way that permits data to be deleted efficiently, while minimizing the overhead necessary to support bulk deletion of data. A request is received for automatic deletion of segments in a container and a waterline is determined for the container. A determination... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120047189 - System and method for efficient data storage: A system and method for efficient data storage, which reduces data entropy of data on a data storage device. The technique organizes related data entities (such as files on a hard drive) in close physical proximity and in a predictive or ordered sequence, to reduce the amount of time and... Agent: Iolo Technologies, LLC02/16/2012 > 72 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120041921 - Mechanism for facilitating efficient business rules management and data processing: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided methods and systems for facilitating efficient business rules management and data processing. A method of embodiments includes generating, at a first computing system, configuration settings to customize business rules to process data transactions. The business rules are processed by a business rules engine... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120041922 - Shareable content container: A content container comprising content components operable to display a dynamic content based on data received from a data source may be shared by generating a shareable content container comprising shareable content components. The shareable content components may utilize a static copy of data instead of accessing the data source.... Agent: Sap Portals Israel Ltd
20120041923 - Method and system for efficiently reading a partitioned directory incident to a serialized process: A method of reading data from a partitioned directory incident to a serialized process. A first read and an offset value are received. A first data block in a modeled fully partitioned directory is identified based on the offset value and a predetermined number of entries associated with a buffer.... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120041924 - System and method for analyzing data: A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system for defining at least a portion within a simulation modeling file for copying from an original location, thus defining an identified portion. A destination location is defined for the identified portion. A multi-threaded copying procedure is effectuated to copy the identified... Agent:
20120041925 - Using hdmi-cec to identify a codeset: A home entertainment device eliminates the need to use multiple remote's. The device is connected (by wired and/or wireless links) to electronic consumer devices (ECDs) to be controlled. A user uses a portable display device to view pages served by the device, and thereby to communicate with the device and... Agent: Zilog, Inc.
20120041926 - Techniques for increasing the usefulness of transaction logs: Techniques for making light-weight checkpoints in logs of streams of transactions and for extending the logs from the checkpoints. The state saved in the light weight checkpoint need only include the state of all transactions that are active at a prior point in the log and are still active at... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120041927 - Performing scheduled backups of a backup node associated with a plurality of agent nodes: Provided are a system and article of manufacture for performing scheduled backups of a backup node associated with a plurality of agent nodes. Backup data sets on at least one machine in a network are associated with a backup node and a plurality of agent nodes in the network are... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120041928 - Mirroring data changes in a database system: A method for mirroring one or more data changes from a first database server to one or more second database servers. The method includes intercepting one or more operations that make one or more changes to one or more data on the first database server. After intercepting these operations, the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120041929 - Storing electronic content with time-varying properties: Systems and methods for controlling document storage and tracking model dynamic attributes of a document in a time-varying manner, and enable reconstruction of a document's state at any point in time. The time-varying model identifies dynamic components of documents, where dynamic components include time-varying properties that changes over time. A... Agent: Mimosa Systems, Inc.
20120041930 - Method for optimizing the storage of calibration data in an automobile electronic control unit: A method for storing, in the rewritable memory of an automobile electronic control unit, calibration data functionally equivalent to a set of various models (M1-M5) of complete calibration data, this method including operations consisting in recording a single copy (CALIBAS) of common calibration data (COM1-COM4), and specific calibration data (SP1-SP5)... Agent: Continental Automotive France
20120041931 - Systems and methods for data compression and decompression: By way of example only, in various embodiments, the present system and system is designed to reduce the size of data on a computer through compression, to improve hash, message digest, and checksum technology and their application to information and data storage, to improve uniqueness by using mutual exclusion in... Agent: Elsevier Inc.
20120041932 - Method for validating equivalent data structures: Embodiments of the invention relate to a method, system, and computer program product for validating a data structure, comprising: responsive to identifying a data structure in a first programming language, identifying an equivalent data structure in a second programming language; comparing a data definition of the data structure with a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120041933 - Online data migration: Data is recursively migrated during uptime from a first table to a second table in a first schema in a database while taking into account changes to the first table in a change table. The database has first and second application servers respectively connecting to the database using first and... Agent: Sap Ag
20120041934 - Support for user defined functions in a data stream management system: A data stream management system (DSMS) is designed to support a new user-defined function, by creating and using at least two structures as follows. A first structure (“metadata entry”) is created in response to a command for creation of the new function, and maps a single instance of a class... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120041935 - Methods and systems for dynamically composing distributed interactive applications from high-level programming languages: This disclosure provides techniques of verifying license compliance for a web application. A web application including a broadcast key and a license tag is generated. The generated web application is made available for review by a search engine. A query is communicated to the web search engine for a selected... Agent:
20120041937 - Nlp-based sentiment analysis: Methods, systems, and techniques for providing sentiment analysis and for presenting the results of such analysis Example embodiments provide a Sentiment Analysis System (“SAS”), which provides tools to enable authors, programmers, users, developers, and the like to incorporate sentiment analysis into their content, such as into their web pages, and... Agent:
20120041936 - Search engine optimization at scale: A method for optimizing search results for an entity includes determining a grouping for actions related to an entity. The grouping may include a plurality of terms. The method may also include searching a network for the terms associated with the grouping. Thereafter, results of the searches may be analyzed... Agent: Brightedge Technologies
20120041938 - Operationalizing search engine optimization: A method for managing reference to an entity on a network includes determining shares of voice for an entity and other entities across a plurality of channels with respect to a plurality of search terms. The method also includes correlating shares of voice for the entity and the other entities... Agent: Brightedge Technologies
20120041940 - System and method for adding identity to web rank: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and computer program products for generating search results comprising web documents with associated expert information. One embodiment of a method for generating such search results includes receiving one or more search queries, selecting one of the one or more search queries, determining... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120041939 - System and method for unification of user identifiers in web harvesting: Web Intelligence that automatically associate different user identifiers that belong to the same user. An analytics system may include a Web crawler that crawls Web-sites of interest, e.g., social media Web-sites. The Web crawler retrieves from the Web-sites data items that were posted by users, who identified themselves on the... Agent:
20120041941 - Search engines and systems with handheld document data capture devices: Embodiments of the disclosed innovations provide systems and methods for locating data associated with rendered documents. Some embodiments support the use of a handheld document data capture device.... Agent: Google Inc.
20120041942 - Data service response plan generator: A method, a service optimization system, and a set of instructions are disclosed. A user interface 150 may receive a data request 230 from a user 210. A service plan generation module 410 may generate in real time a preliminary data response plan 300 based upon the data request 230.... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20120041943 - Systems and methods for data storage and retrieval using algebraic relations composed from query language statements: Systems and methods for storing and accessing data. A query language statement may reference a plurality of data sets and a plurality of algebraic relations between the data sets may be composed from the query language statement. The algebraic relations may be used to define new data sets and to... Agent:
20120041946 - Data search apparatus, control method thereof and computer readable storage medium: A data search apparatus for searching image data, comprising units for, storing image data in association with search information of the image data, accepting an input of a search condition of the image data, searching for image data related to the search condition using the search information, controlling a display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120041945 - Mechanism for facilitating efficient collection and presentation of business activity monitoring data: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided methods and systems for facilitating efficient collection and presentation of business activity monitoring data. A method of embodiments includes receiving business activity monitoring (BAM) data from a business process management (BPM) engine residing at a first entity. The BAM data is received in... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120041944 - Method for automatic characterization of telephony users trough labels: The invention consists of a method for automatic characterization of telephony users through labels, that comprises the steps of, for a particular user, collecting the origin and destination communication identifiers corresponding to the user, searching for the service providers in a data base in a yellow pages-like service, querying a... Agent: Telefonica, S.a.
20120041948 - Process performance evaluation for rules-driven processing: A method using integrated software and algorithms for measuring, modeling, benchmarking and validating any Enterprise Content management system, forms processing data capture system or data entry system, including, at the user's option, ingest of special engineered test materials such as a Digital Test Deck®, applying data quality scoring algorithms, use... Agent: Adi, LLC
20120041947 - Search apparatus, search method, and program: A search apparatus includes: a speech recognition unit that recognizes an input voice; a matching unit that matches a plurality of strings of search result target words; a generation unit that generates a string of search result words; a selecting unit that selects emphasis target words that are the targets... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120041949 - Report generation support system: The report generation support system according to the embodiment comprises an input history recording part, operation history recording part, selection part, extraction part, and a display controller. The input history recording part records findings input at the time of generating a medical report and, by linking with an input start... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120041950 - Providing computable guidance to relevant evidence in question-answering systems: A computer-based system includes a computer-processable definition of a region in a data set. The system identifies a region of the data set based on the definition of the region. The system provides output to a user representing a question and the identified region of the data set. The system... Agent:
20120041952 - Display control apparatus, control method thereof, program, and recording medium: In the display of a search result using a virtual space, the display and operation in the space is associated with an addition and change of search instruction to facilitate to grasp the content and to operate a search. A plurality of contents each of which having a keyword is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120041951 - Method and device for transmitting geographical data on an aircraft: The invention relates to a device (1) for transmitting to a user system (3) geographical data that is stored, using a unit-surface sorting, in the database (4) of a provider system (2).... Agent: Airbus Operations (sas)
20120041953 - Text mining of microblogs using latent topic labels: A latent topic labels text mining system and method to mine and analyze the content of textual data. Embodiments of the system and method are particularly well suited for use on microblog data to help people identify posts they want to read and to find people that they want to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120041955 - Enhanced identification of document types: A method for document management includes automatically extracting respective features from each of a set of documents. The features are processed in a computer so as to generate respective vectors for the documents, each vector including elements having respective values that represent properties of a respective document. A similarity between... Agent: Nogacom Ltd.
20120041954 - System and method for providing conditional background music for user-generated content and broadcast media: A system and method for providing conditional background music for user-generated content and broadcast videos. The method includes: detecting that a particular song is specified to serve as background music for a particular media content; searching for the particular song to serve as background music for the particular media content;... Agent: Porto Technology, LLC
20120041957 - Efficiently indexing and searching similar data: Techniques for efficiently indexing and searching similar data are described herein. According to one embodiment, in response to a query for one or more terms received from a client, a query index is accessed to retrieve a list of one or more super files. Each super file is associated with... Agent:
20120041956 - System and method for computer-assisted manual and automatic logging of time-based media: A customizable logging and content management system for indexing multimedia, including a synchronized timer object that provides a time reference upon request in connection with the media, and a logger object that logs predefined events that occur in the media by associating the events with respective time references from the... Agent: Charles Smith Enterprises, LLC
20120041958 - Efficient retrieval of variable-length character string data: Prefixes are registered on a first list as index elements for respective registration patterns. Each prefix is selected as the longest of different-length prefixes that are extractable from a registration pattern in accordance with an extraction rule. Suffixes, which are the remaining parts of the registration patterns excluding the respective... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120041959 - Editing a network of interconnected concepts: Systems and methods that create and edit a network of interconnected concepts are disclosed. In one embodiment, a semantic engine implements a method comprising receiving a primary term representing a first concept to be added to a network of interrelated concepts, receiving at least one related term related to the... Agent: Google Inc.
20120041960 - Ranking functions using document usage statistics: Methods of providing a document relevance score to a document on a network are disclosed. Computer readable medium having stored thereon computer-executable instructions for performing a method of providing a document relevance score to a document on a network are also disclosed. Further, computing systems containing at least one application... Agent:
20120041961 - User interface for navigating a keyword space: The present invention relates to systems, methods, and user interfaces for browsing a collection of content items saved by a user or by one or more buddies associated with a given user. The method of the present invention comprises saving one or more content items and one or more associated... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120041962 - Automatic update of searches: A method and system for automatically updating searches are described. In one embodiment, a first search result may be compared with a second search result to automatically identify from the first search result at least one data item that is new or modified as compared to the second search result.... Agent:
20120041963 - Providing selected attributes of streaming data for display by a visualization engine: An adapter receives tuples of streaming data from a streaming data source. The adapter extracts selected attributes from the tuples of streaming data, and writes the selected attributes to a buffer associated with a visualization engine for displaying the selected attributes in a visualization screen. The selected attributes are written... Agent:
20120041964 - System and method for file format management: A method and system for managing access to file system objects enables an application to request access to a file system object via a file system transformer driver, which may extend the capabilities of a file system. The file system transformer driver may be configured to convert a data file... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120041966 - Directional information search from a mobile device: The disclosed technique, apparatuses and devices enable a mobile device to act as a pointing device equipped with integrated search tools, to define a virtual beam within which to search and discover information associated therewith. The user of the mobile device does not have to type, speak or otherwise specify... Agent: Virtual Beam, Inc.
20120041965 - Load balancing based on deep packet inspection: A device may receive a packet, determine a content identifier of the packet, identify a first processing device that has processed part of content associated with the content identifier, send the packet to the first processing device when the first processing device is identified, select a second processing device among... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120041971 - Apparatus and method for recognizing objects using filter information: An object recognition method using filter information includes acquiring object image information including an object of interest, acquiring filter information for recognizing the object of interest from the object image information, and recognizing the object of interest using the filter information. An object recognition apparatus using filter information including an... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.
20120041969 - Deriving user characteristics: The present technology derives unknown user characteristics from known user characteristics. Unknown characteristics can be inferred from products purchased by a user; by comparing two similar users and inputing characteristics known about one user to another user with unknown characteristics; by inferring characteristics using classifying algorithms to infer additional user... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120041970 - Distributed data cache for on-demand application acceleration: A distributed data cache included in a content delivery network expedites retrieval of data for application execution by a server in a content delivery network. The distributed data cache is distributed across computer-readable storage media included in a plurality of servers in the content delivery network. When an application generates... Agent: Cdnetworks Co., Ltd.
20120041972 - Metadata ingestion to stream customization: A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer-readable storage medium provide for the ingestion of personalized information to provide customization. A request to customize a user's interactive experience on a website or application is received from a user. Personalized information based on a user's activities is ingested. The user... Agent: Myspace, Inc.
20120041973 - Method and apparatus for providing information about an identified object: A method and apparatus for identifying an object from an image or context aware information and providing information about the identified object. The method includes identifying at least one object included in an image being displayed or to be displayed on a user device, obtaining relationship information of an identified... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120041974 - Method and device for generating an rdf database for an rdf database query and a search method and a search device for the rdf database query: Information values are created by nodes and directed edges describing dependencies between two nodes or information values, respectively, in the form of a directed graph for a database query. By using a path distance describing a number of directed edges between a selected node and a target tuple, formed of... Agent:
20120041975 - Methods, systems, and products for conducting electronic commerce: Methods, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for conducting electronic commerce. Information is received that describes an item sold by a merchant. A database is queried for a category associated with the item sold by the merchant. An inventory database of another merchant is queried for the category, and... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120041967 - System and method for associating a media recommendation with a media item: A first peer device includes a communication interface and a controller associated with the communication interface configured to receive a selection of a media item recommendation of a media item, the media item recommendation including media item metadata and originating at a second peer device, and execute a search of... Agent: Napo Enterprises, LLC
20120041968 - Vehicle identification number decoder: A VIN decoder system includes a VIN decoder configured to search a database for a vehicle type associated with the received VIN, determine a VIN structure associated with the vehicle type, parse the received VIN according to the VIN structure to identify one or more VIN elements of the received... Agent:
20120041976 - Mechanism for co-located data placement in a parallel elastic database management system: A database management system implemented in a cloud computing environment. Operational nodes are assigned as groups of controller-nodes, compute-nodes or storage-nodes. Assignments as compute-nodes or storage-nodes vary during execution of queries. Queries specify tables for an associated database operation, and respective storage nodegroup(s). The number of nodes executing a query... Agent: Parelastic Corporation
20120041978 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing intelligent agent services: Implementing intelligent agent services includes generating an ontological domain for an individual based upon sets of information elements. A set of the information elements represents aspects of a detectable behavior of the individual at a point in time. The detectable behavior is one of a number of detectable behaviors of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property 1, L.p.
20120041977 - Pair character string retrieval system: A data structure of index information for retrieving pair character strings on a computer at high speed is provided. A method of retrieving a pair character strings appearing in close proximity of each other in a document using the index information at high speed is also provided. Bits of a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120041979 - Method for generating context hierarchy and system for generating context hierarchy: The present disclosure relates to a method for generating a context hierarchy and a system for generating a context hierarchy, and more particularly, to a method for generating a context hierarchy from data streams configured of an infinite set of continuously transactions and a system for generating a context hierarchy... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
20120041980 - Predictive resource identification and phased delivery of structured documents: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for a target structured document. In a first response phase, the method includes accessing a data structure comprising an entry for the target structured document and one or more first resources associated with the target structured document, generating a first response... Agent: Facebook, Inc.
20120041981 - Media validation system: A media validation system including a plurality of media storage devices which contain a quantity of content thereon, a user computer processor assembly structured to operatively access a select media storage device, a verification module, and a communicative link between the verification module and the user computer processor assembly. Each... Agent: Schust Development LLC
20120041982 - Method and system for associating co-presence information with a media item: Computer-implemented methods and systems for associating co-presence information with a media item comprise creating a media identification (ID) for the media item in response to a media device acquiring a media item. The media ID is broadcast to at least one peer device co-present with the media device. A transmission... Agent: Kota Enterprises, LLC
20120041983 - System and method for information gatekeeper based on aggregate profile data: Systems and methods are provided for controlling access to sharable items. In general, a computing device of a user stores a sharable item. A sharing rule is configured for the sharable item, where the sharing rule is based on an element of aggregate profile data for a current location of... Agent: Kota Enterprises, LLC
20120041984 - Group management using unix nis groups: In one implementation, a system for managing Groups in a Unix environment includes a group management engine and an NIS converter. A group information database stores information about Groups and their Members. The group management engine receives commands from Administrators of a Group to change attributes of Members in the... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.
20120041985 - Systems and methods for replicating values from multiple interface elements: Systems and methods presented herein allow a user to select multiple interface elements, simultaneously copy the selected elements, and simultaneously replicate the data values from the multiple interface elements into existing corresponding interface elements. The user selection includes first and second interface elements presented on a display device, each of... Agent:
20120041986 - Custom entities and fields in a multi-tenant database system: Systems and methods for hosting variable schema data such as dynamic tables and columns in a fixed physical database schema. Standard objects, such as tables are provided for use by multiple tenants or organizations in a multi-tenant database system. Each organization may add or define custom fields for inclusion in... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120041988 - Selectively upgrading clients in a multi-tenant computing system: An application server in a multi-tenant computing system is enabled access to a first set of tables and views in a database according to a first schema. The views in the first schema correspond to a table in a second schema. Thereafter, the table in the second schema is modified... Agent: Sap Ag
20120041987 - System and method for analyzing data: A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system for identifying one or more variables included within at least a portion of a simulation modeling file. Comment data is inserted into the at least a portion of the simulation modeling file to define one or more values for each of... Agent:
20120041989 - Generating assessment data: Methods and systems described herein implement data generation for purposes such as data-driven assessment of an application, a process, or a system. In one implementation, seed data having one or more characteristics is received. Once received, the seed data is repeatedly transformed to generate a desired volume of an assessment... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20120041991 - Scalable and extensible framework for data-driven web services: A layered architecture for a web service is provided with a data tier, object representation, data transformation, and a service tier. Scalability is achieved by relying on relatively high degree of decoupling, lightweight data interaction, and reducing overhead of transaction demands. Custom web services can be built on top and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120041990 - System and method for generating dashboard display in software applications: Embodiments relate to a computer-implemented methods that include accessing one or more data fields within a file, the file having been configured using an external connection interface. The method includes mapping on a display computer system the accessed one or more data fields to data from one or more data... Agent: Sap Ag
20120041992 - File server for redundant array of independent disks (raid) system: A system comprising an interface, a plurality of storage arrays, a data processing module, and a switch module. The interface receives data blocks from a host via a network. The data processing module connected between the interface and the plurality of storage arrays, wherein the data processing module is configured... Agent:02/09/2012 > 67 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120036104 - System and method for synchronizing media files and associated media art: A method and apparatus for synchronizing media files and media art of electronic devices is provided. The apparatus includes a processor, at least one computer readable medium, an electronic device media library, and at last one program module. The program module stored is operable, upon execution by the processor to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120036105 - Method and apparatus for distributing data in a peer-to-peer network: According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided a method of distributing data to peers of a peer-to-peer network to enable those peers to provide data to other peers. The method comprises predefining a minimum number of peers that are required to store a data item,... Agent:
20120036106 - Data replication techniques using incremental checkpoints: Incremental checkpoint, for use in data replication, track the changes made to a file system after a point in time at which the incremental checkpoint is created. Data replication techniques using the incremental checkpoints may include taking a regular checkpoint of the file system and creating the first time full... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120036107 - Rule based aggregation of files and transactions in a switched file system: A switched file system, also termed a file switch, is logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network. The file switch distributes user files among multiple file servers using aggregated file, transaction and directory mechanisms. The file switch distributes and aggregates the client data files in... Agent: F5 Networks, Inc.
20120036108 - System and method for archiving objects in an information store: The invention relates generally to archiving data items in an information store. More particularly, the invention provides a computerized method for identifying, in a first information store, a first data item satisfying retention criteria; copying the first data item to a second information store; creating, in the first information store,... Agent:
20120036109 - System and method for delivering results of a search query in an information management system: A system and method for managing data repositories may include providing techniques for end users to access and manipulate reports stored in the repositories. Text-based, image-based, or other types of reports may be stored in online and offline repositories, and in response to a search request, reports stored in the... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120036110 - Automatically reviewing information mappings across different information models: A computer-implemented method, system, and program product for automatically reviewing a mapping between information models. The method includes: receiving a mapping between an element in the first information model to an element in the second information model. Each element is associated with an element identifier and an element value, and... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20120036111 - Virtual columns: Techniques are described herein for performing column functions on virtual columns in database tables. A virtual column is defined by the database to contain results of a defining expression. Statistics are collected and maintained for virtual columns. Indexing is performed on virtual columns. Referential integrity is maintained between two tables... Agent:
20120036112 - System of and method for entity representation splitting without the need for human interaction: Disclosed is a system for, and method of, determining whether records and entity representations should be delinked. The system and method need no human interaction in order to calculate parameters and utilizing formulas used for the delinking decisions.... Agent: Lexisnexis Risk Data Management Inc.
20120036113 - Performing deduplication of input data at plural levels: Deduplication of input data is performed at a first level, where the deduplication at the first level avoids storing an additional copy of at least one of the chunks in a data store. Additional deduplication of the deduplicated input data is performed, wherein the additional deduplication further reduces duplication.... Agent:
20120036114 - Method and apparatus using a hierachical searching scheme among virtual private communities: Provided is a member or content search method in a virtual private community (VPC) network including at least one of a first VPC including communication devices owned by a predetermined user, a second VPC that may be positioned in an upper layer of the first VPC, and a third VPC... Agent:
20120036115 - Method and apparatus for generating information: An apparatus, comprising a processor, memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least determining at least one significant location, receiving a first information associated with the significant location from a first information repository,... Agent:
20120036116 - Method and device for efficient searching of dna sequence based on energy bands of dna spectrogram: The present invention discloses a method for DNA sequence analysis based on DNA spectrogram database. Furthermore, a use, a device and a computer-readable medium related to the method are disclosed.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120036117 - Selection of advertisements to present on a web page or other destination based on search activities of users who selected the destination: A tracking system passively tracks and records searches conducted by actual search engine users. The recorded data for each search event preferably includes the search query submitted, the search engine used, the search result item (e.g., web page) selected, the position (e.g., page number) of this item, and the user's... Agent:
20120036118 - Web crawler scheduler that utilizes sitemaps from websites: Methods and systems for a web crawler scheduler that utilizes sitemaps from websites are described. A web crawler scheduling system receives a notification from a website or web server. In response to the notification, the system accesses one or more sitemap(s) for documents associated with the website or web server.... Agent:
20120036119 - Auto-refinement of search results based on monitored search activities of users: A tracking system passively tracks and records searches conducted by actual search engine users. The recorded data for each search event preferably includes the search query submitted, the search engine used, the search result item (e.g., web page) selected, the position (e.g., page number) of this item, and the user's... Agent:
20120036120 - Query translation for searching complex structures of objects: Searching stored content is disclosed. A first mapping is created from an object to one or more stored relational database tables. A second mapping is created from the object to an indexer schema. One or both of the following is done: 1) using the first mapping to translate a search... Agent: Emc Corporation
20120036121 - State-dependent query response: In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for receiving user input that defines a search query, and providing the search query to a server system. Information that a search engine system determined was responsive to the search query is... Agent: Google Inc.
20120036122 - Contextual indexing of search results: Briefly, embodiments of a method or a system of contextual indexing of search results is disclosed.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120036123 - Query suggestion for e-commerce sites: Methods, articles of manufacture and a system for providing query suggestions using a query log that includes a number of user sessions. The sessions comprise training data including a sequence of a plurality of sets of queries, some of the sets of queries including query transitions followed by a purchase... Agent:
20120036124 - Methods of accessing a navigation database: A navigation database comprises a first set of elements comprising airports, beacons and waypoints; a second set of elements comprising procedures; and a third set of elements comprising routes. The method comprises a step of creating a pair of indices comprising an index comprising the elements of the three sets;... Agent: Thales
20120036125 - Method and system for integrating web-based systems with local document processing applications: The present invention provides a method and system and software that allow users to readily access online legal research tools, while using other applications, such as word processors. One exemplary computer-implemented system provide an add-on software framework that integrates into a host word-processing application on a client access device. The... Agent:
20120036126 - Data creating apparatus and data creating method: A data creating apparatus extracts meta data about a topic from a document, the meta data including at least one linguistic expression about a behavior, a plurality of the linguistic expressions having a first modification relation. The data creating apparatus converts the linguistic expressions included in the behavioral meta data... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120036127 - Method and system for reputation evaluation of online users in a social networking scheme: A method and system for evaluating the reputation of a member of a social networking system is disclosed. Consistent with an embodiment of the invention, one or more attributes associated with a social networking profile of a member of a social network are analyzed. Based on the analysis, a ranking,... Agent:
20120036129 - Predisposition modification: A method and system for predisposition modification are presented in which a set of attributes for selective modification of the attribute profile of an individual are determined to enable the individual to modify their predisposition for acquiring an attribute of interest. The attribute of interest can be input in the... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20120036128 - Predisposition prediction using attribute combinations: A method and system are presented in which predisposition predictions are generated for an individual with respect to an attribute indicated in a query. The predictions are based on the identification of predisposing attribute combinations within the attribute profile of the individual and statistical results that indicate the strength of... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20120036131 - Computer-aided methods and systems for pattern-based cognition from fragmented material: A method for obtaining and analyzing information objects including generating, collecting or discovering information objects. The information objects are signified at least in part using deliberately ambiguated signifier prompts, for example, linear scale opposing negatives or positives, and/or multi-dimensional signifier prompts. The information objects may comprise text or non-text fragments,... Agent: Cognitive Edge Pte Ltd
20120036130 - Systems, methods, software and interfaces for entity extraction and resolution and tagging: For automated text processing, the inventors devised, among other things, an exemplary system that includes an entity tagger, an entity resolver, a text segment classifier, and a relationship extractor. The entity tagger receives an input text segment, and tags named entities with the segment as being a person, company, or... Agent:
20120036132 - Apparatus and methods for managing content: Apparatus and methods for managing content, such as content captured by a mobile device, are provided. The apparatus and method include receiving a plurality of content, which includes tag information, e.g., date and location information and an identifier for the mobile device. In addition, the apparatus and methods may include... Agent:
20120036133 - Computing device and method for searching for parameters in a data model: A computing device and method for searching for parameters in a data model uses a first hash table to store index values of all parameter names in a data model, and uses a second hash table to store index values of data paths of duplicate parameters names in the data... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120036134 - Performing concurrent rehashing of a hash table for multithreaded applications: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for allocating a second number of buckets for a hash table shared concurrently by a plurality of threads, where the second number of buckets are logically mapped onto a corresponding parent one of the first number of buckets, and publishing an... Agent: Intel Corporation
20120036135 - Database anonymization for use in testing database-centric applications: At least one quasi-identifier attribute of a plurality of ranked attributes is selected for use in anonymizing a database. Each of the ranked attributes is ranked according to that attribute's effect on a database-centric application (DCA) being tested. In an embodiment, the selected quasi-identifier attribute(s) has the least effect on... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20120036138 - Method and apparatus for design space exploration in high level synthesis: A method for automatically exploring a design space of an untimed high level language, comprising at least one of: (a) exploring automatically a set of local operations parsing an input source and assigning a set of attributes to each of the local operations; (b) exploring a set of global synthesis... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120036137 - Method and system for providing actionable relevant recommendations: A method, a system and a computer program product for providing one or more actionable recommendations relevant to a need of a user and relevant to the user, are provided. A query is received for capturing the need of the user. Further, the need is analyzed to determine one or... Agent: Glomantra Inc.
20120036136 - Securing database content: A method for securing content in a database includes identifying a challenge column associated with a database column referenced in an update query. A challenge value for the challenge column may be received and resolved for a match with a corresponding value stored in the challenge column. In case of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120036139 - Content recommendation device, method of recommending content, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a content recommendation device includes a storage to store metadata; a display unit to display a plurality of pieces of content information corresponding to the contents; a selection unit to select first content information displayed on the display unit and second content information to be displayed... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120036140 - Methods and apparatus for analyzing locate and marking operations by comparing filtered locate and/or marking information: Methods, apparatus and systems including a computer comprising at least one hardware processor, at least one tangible storage medium (memory), and at least one input/output (I/O) interface for evaluating a quality of a locate and/or marking operation. First information relating to the marking operation (e.g., marking information) is compared to... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20120036141 - Extended user profile: A method of extending a user profile. A user specific data related to an application is received and stored for integration with a user profile. A template for the application is received and stored. The template tailors the user specific data based on aesthetic preferences of the user to generate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120036144 - Information and recommendation device, method, and program: According to one embodiment, an information recommendation device includes following units. The input unit is configured to input a first document and a second document which has been browsed before the first document. The subject-keyword extraction unit is configured to extract first and second subject keywords from the first and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120036143 - Method of operating a media playback device and media playback device: A method of operating a motor vehicle media playback device that plays media data files stored on a media memory connected to the media playback device. The media playback device reads data file names or sizes of the data files stored on the media memory, determines media data test values,... Agent: Daimler Ag
20120036142 - Optimized satellite image retrieval: The present invention concerns a satellite image retrieving system that comprises electronic input means, electronic retrieving means, and electronic storing means. The electronic input means are coupled with the electronic retrieving means and are configured to generate input data and to provide the electronic retrieving means with said input data.... Agent: Telespazio S.p.a.
20120036145 - Knowledge storage and retrieval system and method: A system and method for representing, storing and retrieving real-world knowledge on a computer or network of computers is disclosed. Knowledge is broken down into permanent atomic “facts” which can be stored in a standard relational database and processed very efficiently. It also provides for the efficient querying of a... Agent: True Knowledge Ltd.
20120036146 - Apparatus for elastic database processing with heterogeneous data: A database management system implemented in a cloud computing environment. Operational nodes are assigned as groups of controller-nodes, compute-nodes or storage-nodes. Queries specify one or more tables for an associated database operation, with each table being assigned to respective storage nodegroup(s). The number of nodes executing a given query may... Agent: Parelastic Corporation
20120036149 - Character string generation method, article of manufacture and system: A method, article of manufacture, and system for enabling context surrounding a search result to be displayed succinctly. The method includes searching a document set configured as a frequency ordered suffix tree to obtain a frequency ordered context tree. Applying dynamic programming to the frequency ordered context tree to retrieve... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120036152 - Context-based multi-dimensional inquiring method of number address book: A method for context-based multi-dimensional searching of contacts in a phone address book is disclosed, the method comprises, inputting the searching field, determining if the searching field matches a certain city name, searching the full visiting card information in the address book, and sorting coordinators in the address book based... Agent: Netqin Mobile (bejing) Technology Co., Ltd
20120036147 - Message filter with replacement text: A computer network-based messaging system controls the content of messages sent by users. A database includes permitted words and replacement text elements corresponding to at least one permitted word. A message filter receives an entered word or phrase input by a user on a messaging device as part of a... Agent: Ganz
20120036150 - Page server for navigation data: A page server and method of using the page server is described. The page server stores versioned pages. The pages, which are equally sized data chunks, can be stored with identifiers and version data in a relational database, in separate files, or in a single file where pages are concatenated.... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20120036148 - Socializing via search: Implementations of methods, apparatuses, or systems are disclosed to facilitate search related communications.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120036151 - State-dependent query response: In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for receiving user input that defines a search query, and providing the search query to a server system. Information that a search engine system determined was responsive to the search query is... Agent:
20120036154 - Dynamic content linked to contact identifiers: A system, method, device and interface for accessing dynamic contact data. The system may include associating a telephone number with one or more uniform resource locators (URLs) identifying corresponding data sources, submitting a query in a form of a telephone number, retrieving the associated one or more URLs, retrieving data... Agent: France Telecom
20120036153 - Mobile system, search system and search result providing method for mobile search: Provided is a search service providing system associated with a mobile system, and a method for providing a search result for a mobile terminal. The system may include a user interface unit to provide a search interface for selecting a search mode, a search request unit to receive search request... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120036155 - On-line searching systems: A method of identifying within a database of node pairs, one or more complete paths connecting a start search node to a finish search node. The method includes sending a search query from a client terminal to a network: receiving the search query at a server, identifying node pairs having... Agent: Netcycler Oy
20120036156 - System and method for storing and retrieving non-text-based information: A method for non-text-based identification of a selected item of stored music. The first broad portion of the method focuses on building a music identification database. That process requires capturing a tag of the selected musical item, and processing the tag to develop reference key to the same. Then the... Agent: Soundhound, Inc.
20120036157 - System and method for determining valid citation patterns in electronic documents: A system and method are provided for comparing portions of document text with potential citation components, determining if individual portions correspond to a citation component, and determining if a set of portions correspond to a valid citation pattern. A set of valid citation patterns is provided. Each citation pattern may... Agent: Litera Technology LLC.
20120036159 - Speech search device and speech search method: Provided are a speech search device, the search speed of which is very fast, the search performance of which is also excellent, and which performs fuzzy search, and a speech search method. Not only the fuzzy search is performed, but also the distance between phoneme discrimination features included in speech... Agent: Nat. Univ. Corp. Toyohashi Univ. Of Technology
20120036160 - System and method for storing a candidate report: Extensive databases of well-annotated reports are important knowledge sources in medical workflows, such as in radiology. These are typically accessed by the healthcare professional looking for reports similar to a current case being evaluated. However, filling and maintaining such databases requires considerable effort. A system is provided for storing a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120036158 - Travel booking method and system: A method for searching for a travel product having one or more data elements associated therewith from a plurality of potentially suitable travel products in a system comprising a web based interface for receiving inputs from a user and from one or more sources of data, and for displaying results... Agent:
20120036161 - Distributed file system and method: A distributed file system and method distributes file system objects across multiple self-contained volumes, where each volume is owned by a unique file system node. Logical links are used to reference a file system object between volumes. Each file system node includes a relocation directory in which is maintained hard... Agent: Bluearc Uk Limited
20120036162 - Authorization check of database query through matching of access rule to access path in application systems: A method is provided to check user authorization to access a database, the method comprising: receiving a database query; producing an execution plan for the query; receiving an access rule applicable to a user associated with the query; determining whether the access rules permits processing of the query according to... Agent: Sap Ag
20120036163 - Distributed multidimensional range search system and method: A computer-implemented method is provided for managing a plurality of data objects including dimensional attributes. The method includes receiving a plurality of data objects including dimensional attributes and assigning each of a plurality of nodes to one or more of a plurality of keyspace positions of a keyspace, wherein the... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.
20120036166 - Effective dating for table or relationship modifications: A method of application phased upgrade and phased user migration. In one embodiment, in one embodiment a first version of an application generates a first SQL insert statement, wherein the first SQL insert statement comprises a first table name, a first field name, and a first value. A second version... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120036168 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: A configuration is provided wherein the URI of a file to be obtained is recorded in a playlist, thereby enabling a file to be obtained using the URI. An arrangement is made wherein a playback data storage file such as a stream file or the like, or a URI (Uniform... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120036164 - Method of management of metadata size of a service guide: The invention relates more particularly to a method of management of metadata size of a service guide, by devices part of a contribution network, and comprises a step of determination of a maximum size of the service guide metadata as a function of a protocol encapsulator fill level, a step... Agent:
20120036167 - Multiple dimensioned database architecture using semi-structured data: A database management system stores data form a plurality of logical tables as independent copies in different format. In one specific example the system organizes tables into table groups and de-normalizes the table in each table group. It also organizes data in a second format including vertical column containers that... Agent: Akiban Technologies, Inc.
20120036169 - Object identifier and common registry to support asynchronous checkpointing with audits: Example embodiments provide a method of identifying an application object that includes forming an assigned global persistent data record identifier (GPR ID) of the application object. The GPR ID includes a GPR type identifier, which identifies a cooperating application process (CAP) owner and a type of application object. The GPR... Agent:
20120036165 - Upgrading column-based databases: Techniques are described in which at least one column is added to a table in a column-based database that has a plurality of columns and table fields. A shadow-in-place upgrade of the column-based database can be performed that adds at least one new column to the database. Thereafter, access to... Agent: Sap Ag
20120036170 - Data rationalization: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with data rationalization are described. One example method includes receiving data from a primary data repository and automatically rationalizing the data by applying rationalization rules that map one or more non-preferred data instances to a preferred data instance. Any non-preferred data instances that have... Agent: Oracle International Corporation02/02/2012 > 102 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120030164 - Method and system for gathering and usage of live search trends: A system, method and computer readable storage medium is provided for collecting search requests from a variety of sources, analyzing those search requests in order to determine current trends in searches and other interne entries, and utilizing the search trend information to make enterprise data available to searching users through... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030165 - System and method for real-time transactional data obfuscation: A system and method for providing transactional data privacy while maintaining data usability, including the use of different obfuscation functions for different data types to securely obfuscate the data, in real-time, while maintaining its statistical characteristics. In accordance with an embodiment, the system comprises an obfuscation process that captures data... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030167 - Data migration for service upgrades: Embodiments are directed to efficiently migrating data from one version of a service to another version and to temporarily transitioning a user to a different service for evaluation. A computer system pre-transfers user data from a first service to a second, different service before an indication is received that the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030166 - System integration architecture: The inter-system communications techniques include a system, and/or a method. In some embodiments of these techniques, the method includes receiving data from a first system. The method further includes storing the received data in an in-memory database. The method further includes determining a second system to inform of the received... Agent: Sap Ag
20120030168 - Persistence of master data in a multi-tenant software delivery architecture: A first tenant-nonspecific database table on a repository accessible to an application server of a multi-tenant software delivery architecture can maintain a first record designating a first predefined generic field of a plurality of predefined generic fields. The first record can include an organization-specific master data field definition of the... Agent:
20120030169 - Application instance and query stores: An instance persistence command for an update to a state of an instance of an application can be issued. In response to the persistence command, a transaction with an instance store can be initiated. As part of the transaction, a first representation of the update can be stored in the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030170 - Distributed data storage: A method for maintaining a data storage system is disclosed. The method may include monitoring a first data storage node. The method may also include detecting a condition regarding the first data storage node, and the condition may indicate that at least one file stored on the first data storage... Agent: Ilt Innovations Ab
20120030171 - Systems and methods for performing replication copy storage operations: A system and method are provided for performing storage operations relating to a first secondary copy of electronic data. A storage policy or storage preferences may dictate that a replication copy should be used in storage operations performed to a particular client, sub-client, data, media or other item. Based on... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20120030172 - Mysql database heterogeneous log based replication: A system and method for transferring data between different types of systems, and in particular uses log-based replication to transfer data between, e.g. a MySQL database or system, and another type of database or system. In accordance with an embodiment, the system can be used to perform a one-time or... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030173 - Peer-to-peer syncing in a decentralized environment: An apparatus and method of synchronizing a datum between a plurality of stores uses version vectors associated with the datum in each store. Each version vector has one or more entries, and each entry has an identifier and a value. The identifier identifies a store that has modified the datum,... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120030174 - Distributed snapshot process: Systems and methods for providing an efficient partitioned resource server are disclosed. The partitioned resource server includes a plurality of individual servers, and the individual servers support a storage service. The systems and methods provide archiving processes for partitioned resources. To this end, the systems and process include a snapshot... Agent:
20120030177 - Hierarchical systems and methods for performing data storage operations: The invention is a hierarchical backup system. The interconnected network computing devices are put into groups of backup cells. A backup cell has a manager software agent responsible maintaining and initiating a backup regime for the network computing devices in the backup cell. The backups are directed to backup devices... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20120030176 - Online backup system with global two staged deduplication without using an indexing database: An encryption for a distributed global online backup system with global two-stage deduplication in the absence of an indexing database where data blocks are encrypted using their SHA-1 signatures as encryption keys.... Agent: Nine Technology, LLC
20120030175 - System for offloading data analyis overhead from a primary site to a remote site: A method for reducing the data analysis overhead on a production system is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, such a method includes replicating production data from a primary site to a remote site. A control data set containing information for directing analysis of the production data is generated at the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030178 - Interfaces for high availability systems and log shipping: Architecture for replicating a database through log shipping. A replication service replicates data using one or more new internal application program interfaces (APIs), a replay configuration API which abstracts configuration information for each destination (or target) instance. APIs for log file management as part of the replication process are provided... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030179 - Scalable and user friendly file virtualization for hierarchical storage: In one embodiment, a method includes storing files in at least one directory in a first storage tier on at least one random access storage medium, creating an index file which includes entries for each file stored in the directory in the first storage tier on the at least one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030180 - Archive-system-independent archive-type objects: This disclosure provides various embodiments for archiving a business object. At least one particular business object is identified for archiving. The particular business object has associated data including type data corresponding to a business object type of the at least one particular business object, structured business data, and unstructured attachment... Agent: Sap Ag
20120030181 - Content archival and retrieval: Content archival and retrieval, in which connections with multiple, different enterprise applications operated by an organization are established. In addition, a connection with a central archival system is established and content to archive is received from the multiple, different enterprise applications. The central archival system is controlled to archive, in... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120030182 - Hierarchical multimedia program composition: A computer-based method for media composition of a family of related time-based media programs. The method involves creating a master program with time-based elements of video and/or audio as well as time-based and non-time-based metadata, creating a derivative program that includes derivative elements, defining an inheritance relationship between the master... Agent:
20120030183 - Security erase of a delete file and of sectors not currently assigned to a file: Secure erase of files and unallocated sectors on storage media such that any previous data is non-recoverable. The database contains sets of data patterns used to overwrite the data on different physical media. The software programs manage the overwriting process automatically when a file has been deleted. When de-allocated sectors... Agent: Cms Products Inc
20120030184 - Distributed database system utilizing an extended two-phase-commit process: A distributed database system is provided in which a commit coordinator ensures that transactions spanning multiple database instances are committed or rolled back consistently. The commit coordinator utilizes an extended two-phase-commit process. The extension of the two-phase-commit process enables, that if within the distributed database cohorts store redundant data for... Agent: Sap Ag
20120030186 - Method and apparatus for reconstructing a search query: Methods and systems for reconstructing a full query based on a partial query are disclosed. Existing interfaces for search engines may be rigid and require users to submit full queries to perform searched. The methods and systems described herein may solve these problems by allowing a flexible way for users... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120030185 - Sponsored search results re-ranking based on linking associations: A computer-implemented system and methods of re-ranking sponsored search results by a search engine in response to a search query include: retrieving one or more organic search results and a plurality of sponsored search results (“search results”), along with their respective rankings, associated with a search query; determining a degree... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120030187 - System, method and apparatus for tracking digital content objects: A system and method for secure document management including tagging and/or remotely tracking documents exchanged between one or more users and a document repository. In some embodiments, the security policies for documents are determined based at least in part on document content, metadata associated with the document, and/or usage history... Agent:
20120030191 - Analysis and reporting of collected search activity data over multiple search engines: A tracking system passively tracks and records searches conducted by actual search engine users. The recorded data for each search event preferably includes the search query submitted, the search engine used, the search result item (e.g., web page) selected, the position (e.g., page number) of this item, and the user's... Agent:
20120030189 - Dynamically joined fast search views for business objects: According to some embodiments, an anchor transactional view may be defined for at least one business object data structure. The anchor transactional may have a plurality of anchor fields, each anchor field representing a data source and being associated with a field of an anchor search view. An indication of... Agent:
20120030188 - Enterprise-based searching of new and updated data: A searchable staging data store is provided, which stores new and updated records during a period of entry of those records to an enterprise-accessible data store and update of a search index with information from those records. The searchable data store provides rapid access to the data during that period... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030190 - Method of recording and searching for a web page and method of recording a browsed web page: A method of recording and searching for a Web Page allows a user to find Web Pages he or she has browsed. A plurality of users can input key words to find Web Pages they have browsed and recorded via the history of browsed Web Pages. What is different from... Agent:
20120030192 - Apparatus for processing materialized tables in a multi-tenant application system: A method, system and computer program for processing materialized tables in a multi-tenant application system, wherein in the multi-tenant application system, a plurality of tenants share one or more basic-tables. According to the data access history information of the plurality of tenants, an update pattern analyzer analyzes the similarity of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030193 - Method and system for connecting users: A method and system for connecting users via a matrix/mesh/grid/graph of intermediate relationship routing (FIG. 3, element 50), comprising creating a collective business incentive awareness through a multi layered (per service) charge system defined by the users themselves, while utilizing and harnessing the power of P2P (Peer-to-Peer)/Client-Server, Collaboration tools, 3D/2D... Agent:
20120030194 - Identification and scheduling of events on a communication device: A method, communication device and system are provided for identifying and scheduling events, such as meetings and appointments identified in data items such as messages and electronic documents. Content relating to an event is identified within the data item, and date information for the identified event is determined based on... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120030195 - Information search, retrieval and distillation into knowledge objects: Embodiments of the invention provide for various methods and apparatuses for searching bodies of knowledge, such as previously indexed source documents reachable over a network, search results from previous searches, and results from performing meta-searches. Search criteria is received from a client, and the bodies of knowledge are searched based... Agent: Surfwax, Inc.
20120030196 - Media search engine for a personal media network: A system providing search functionality supporting the exchange and consumption of media is disclosed. The searching of media on storage belonging to any of a pre-defined group of users of a personal media network is provided. In addition, media stored on designated servers may also be included in a search.... Agent:
20120030197 - Method and system for real-time online commentator debate: A method and a system for an online commentary debate. Two or more commentators are selected to participate in the debate. Transmissions from each participant are received at a server and relayed to the other participant. The transmissions also are broadcast to an online forum that is viewable by an... Agent:
20120030198 - Systems and methods for analyzing requirements: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for improving the management of requirements in systems and systems of systems. Multiple requirements databases may be interfaced, and language processing tools may be used to identify requirements having related content. The relevancy of requirements may be based on the semantic distance... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20120030199 - Systems and methods for searching databases by sound input: Systems and methods for searching databases by sound data input are provided herein. A service provider may have a need to make their database(s) searchable through search technology. However, the service provider may not have the resources to implement such search technology. The search technology may allow for search queries... Agent:
20120030200 - Topics in relevance ranking model for web search: Described is a technology by which topics corresponding to web pages are used in relevance ranking of those pages. Topics are extracted from each web page of a set of web pages that are found via a query. For example, text such as nouns may be extracted from the title,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030201 - Querying documents using search terms: Techniques are disclosed for searching a set of documents using search terms. In one embodiment, a summary is provided for each document in the set. Search terms are received, and the set of documents are parsed using the received search terms. A first relevance value is calculated using only the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030203 - Method for establishing multiple look-up tables and data acquisition method using multiple look-up tables: A method for establishing multiple look-up tables and a data acquisition method using multiple look-up tables are provided. In the present method, a plurality of input data is classified into a plurality of groups, and a plurality of input data and a plurality of output data corresponding to the input... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20120030205 - Product normalization: A computer-implemented approach for organizing input listings from various sources of input listings. Input listings are organized by mapping the input listings to consolidated listing that correspond to the input listings. The mapping of the input listings are based on various techniques such as a Stock Keeping Unit item-listing-to-consolidated-listing matching... Agent: Invenda Corporation
20120030202 - Techniques for analyzing data from multiple sources: Techniques, including systems are methods, for analyzing data from multiple sources are disclosed and suggested herein. In an embodiment, external information from one or more external information sources and internal information from one or more internal information sources is received. The received external information and internal information are stored in... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030204 - Text data processing device and program: Provided are categorizing unit (2) which analyzes whether or not a character string contained in text data matches any of member character strings of a category provided as parameters, and acquires a category character string provided as a parameter for a name scale of the matched member character string; and... Agent: Digital Works, Inc.
20120030206 - Employing topic models for semantic class mining: A topic modeling architecture is used to discover high-quality semantic classes from a large collection of raw semantic classes (RASCs) for use in generating responses to queries. A specific semantic class is identified from a collection of RASCs, and a preprocessing operation is conducted to remove one or more items... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030207 - Mobile communication terminal and method for content processing: A mobile communication terminal and a method of processing content thereof are disclosed. The terminal and method analyze inputted commands to generate condition data used to automatically executed the inputted commands when the condition for the command occurs. The mobile communication terminal includes a pre-work setting unit to set a... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.
20120030210 - Discerning human intent based on user-generated metadata: Methods and systems for discerning human intent based on user-generated metadata are provided. Communications from a plurality of social networks are evaluated to determine whether they are associated with contexts indicative of user intent. When a social network communication is determined to be associated with such a context, a tag... Agent:
20120030208 - Facilitating people search in video surveillance: Techniques for facilitating a video surveillance search of a person are provided. The techniques include maintaining a database of one or more attributes of one or more people captured on one or more video cameras, indexing the one or more attributes in the database extracted from the one or more... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030211 - Message processing method and system: A message processing method and system. The message processing method includes: acquiring messages and position information of the messages; clustering the messages according to the position information of the message to obtain message clusters; extracting addresses in contents of the messages in the message cluster; and building classifiers of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030209 - Metadata/content re-association system and method: Digital content, such as video, audio, multimedia, and similar files may be associated with metadata that is in some manner descriptive of the content by means of a unique identifier generated based on the content or a portion of the content. The two may be packaged in a wrapper. If... Agent: Nbc Universal, Inc.
20120030213 - Methods and systems for managing composite data files: Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or non-metadata such as content. In one exemplary method, a composite document is received and it is determined whether the composite document contains at least one subdocument and if it does, the method captures metadata and/or content from the subdocument and... Agent:
20120030212 - Systems and methods for video cache indexing: Methods and systems for indexing content in a cache data structure within a content cache are disclosed. The methods and systems identify at least one characterization data associated with a received content request and input the at least one characterization data into a hash function to generate an index that... Agent:
20120030214 - Facilitating object searches in virtual worlds: A mechanism is provided for facilitating object search in a virtual world environment where each object is defined by a plurality of attributes and the search is performed on any attributes of the object however is not limited to a 3-D search. The co-ordinate location of each object in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030216 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating data quality indicators for relationships in a database: The disclosed methods, systems, and computer-program products allow a business to generate data quality indicators for relationships in a database. In an embodiment, one or more relationships linked to a customer are retrieved from a database to form a set of relationships. A match confidence code is generated for each... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20120030215 - System and method for television search assistant: A television guide search query is received from a user. A plurality of suggested search terms are selected. Each of the plurality of suggested search terms is assigned to, and is ranked within, one of a plurality of categories A number of suggested search terms to be returned to the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120030217 - System and method for analyzing and visualizing enumerated information: A system and method for analyzing clinical data includes a reference database comprising a stored set of reference data comprising enumerated results of a reference population for a clinical test. The system also includes a patient database comprising a stored set of clinical data corresponding to a patient result for... Agent:
20120030220 - Heterogeneous data source management: Management of heterogeneous data sources is described. In accordance with an embodiment method, a plurality of heterogeneous data sources is identified (410). The plurality of heterogeneous data sources can represent static data sources and management data streams received from servers for network management. The data sources can be encapsulated into... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120030218 - Method and apparatus for self optimizing data selection: A method, system, and article for improving performance of a Boolean combination of at least two filters to a data stream. Stream processing is applied to an expression having to or more logical operators. As the data stream is processed, efficiency of the operators in the expression is evaluated. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030219 - Methods and apparatus for filter parameter determination and selection responsive to varriable transfroms in sparsity based de-artifact filtering: There are provided method and apparatus for filter parameter determination and selection responsive to variable transforms in sparsity-based de-artifact filtering. An apparatus includes an encoder for encoding picture data for at least a portion of a picture. The encoder includes a sparsity-based de-artifact filter for performing sparsity-based de-artifact filtering on... Agent:
20120030221 - Document validation system and method: The present invention relates generally to the field of self-validating documents in supply chain management, documentation services and method for creating the same.... Agent: Decernis, LLC
20120030222 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent:
20120030223 - Extensibility of business process and application logic: A core system including different program components performing distinct tasks in a workflow sequence that are initiated through status field updates of objects in database may be modified to define a new status triggering additional processes in an action management system. Once the additional processes are completed, the status field... Agent: Sap Ag
20120030224 - Enabling active content in messaging using automatic data replacement: Systems, methods, and/or computer program products for automatic pointer activation, acquiring data not included in an obtained dataset and/or for enabling the later acquiring of data not included in the dataset. In some examples, upon automatic activation of a pointer in the dataset, data associated with the pointer may be... Agent: Activepath Ltd.
20120030225 - Advance enhancement of secondary persistency for extension field search: Some aspects include reception of an indication of an extension field added to a node of a business object object model, and modification of a schema of a search engine index based on the extension field and before receiving an instruction to add the extension field to a search view.... Agent:
20120030226 - Systems and methods for using lexically-related query elements within a dynamic object for semantic search refinement and navigation: A method and system for dynamically refining and navigating between alternative search query elements are disclosed. The method and system are applicable to searching an information system such as the Internet, an intranet, or any database, lexicon, or collection of documents, disk drive, images or video or audio content. A... Agent: Surfwax, Inc.
20120030228 - Method and system for need fulfillment: A method, a system and a computer program product for providing solutions for fulfilling a need of a user are provided. A query is received for capturing the need of the user. The need is processed to generate a set of actionable recommendations. Further one or more actions are identified... Agent: Glomantra Inc.
20120030227 - System of providing suggestions based on accessible and contextual information: A system and method for offering suggestions to a user of a mobile computing device based on information relevant to the user and a context data. The mobile computing device has access to lists of data associated with the user. The mobile computing device also has a sensor for detecting... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030231 - Accessing personal records without identification token: An individual's personal records, e.g. medical, legal, or financial records, can be accessed without resort to a social security number, account number, or other identifying token by presenting questions designed to obtain information related to specific episodes related to the individual's personal history, e.g. medical, legal or financial records. The... Agent:
20120030233 - Method and system for enhancing scalability of analytic window functions: An improved approach is described for handling parallelization of window functions, particularly window functions that do not contain partition keys or which has low cardinality for the partition keys. The approach is highly scalable and can be used to greatly improve query processing. A two stage evaluation approach is employed... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030230 - Method and system for gathering and pseudo-objectively classifying copyrightable material to be licensed through a provider network: Disclosed is a method and system for gathering and pseudo-objectively classifying copyrightable material so as to facilitate identification of selected copyrightable material for licensing through a provider network. More particularly, disclosed is an end-to-end system and method that facilitates the licensing or sale of an author's copyrighted work(s) to third... Agent:
20120030234 - Method and system for generating a search query: s
20120030229 - Methods, systems, and products for measuring health: Methods, systems, and products measure health data related to a user. A time-stamped device identifier is received that uniquely identifies a communications device. A time-stamped sensor measurement is separately-received. A difference in time between the time-stamped device identifier and the time-stamped sensor measurement is determined. When the difference in time... Agent:
20120030235 - Priority search trees: An apparatus arranged to implement a priority search tree to represent a plurality of data elements, the apparatus comprising: a memory; and a processor comprising: a storage unit for storing in the memory for each of said data elements a corresponding data point for the priority search tree, said the... Agent: Freescalle Semiconductor, Inc.
20120030232 - System and method for communicating tags for a media event using multiple media types: Disclosed are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for exchanging and processing tag information between users with different types of communications devices. In operation, tag information is received processed to provide an alternative tag communication to selected participants in the media event. That is, at least a portion of... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20120030236 - Audio content distribution control system: A system for providing access to audio files at multiple locations via a telecommunications network is described. The system includes an interface by which an end user can access at least one audio file from an online database; a system for selecting at least one audio file from the online... Agent:
20120030237 - Communication system, communication terminal, server, data storing method and recording medium: Image data stored in a server can be easily removed therefrom by use of a communication terminal. There are included a communication terminal for transmitting an acquired image data and a server for storing the image data received from the communication terminal. The communication terminal transmits an acquired image data... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120030238 - Automatically identifying personalized support: Embodiments of the present invention leverage information of the end-user and personal annotations/tags attached to resources and/or support related thereto (e.g., people, documents, etc.) to provide personalized support. Among other things, these embodiments allow for the mapping of expert “system”-based support to social technology to enable dynamic, localized support. In... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030239 - Computer method and apparatus of information management and navigation: Computer method and apparatus manages and navigates computer implemented information. A first source information and second source information are related as parent-child information. Keywords are extracted from the first and second source information and are used to relate second source information to the first source information. This produces dynamic sets... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120030240 - Enterprise content management federation and integration system: An enterprise content management federation and integration system integrates a plurality of applications and federates information seamlessly by receiving, by a composite system, a request from a client system. The system then translates, by a manager system, the request from the client system. The manager system performs one or more... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20120030243 - Policy generation and conversion system, policy distribution system, and method and program therefor: To eliminate restrictions on the order of writing in an access control list. A permission rule and a prohibition rule are stored in advance. A rule is read out from an access control list accepted, and a determination is made as to whether the readout rule is contained in the... Agent:
20120030244 - System and method for visualization of tag metadata associated with a media event: A system and method are provided for summarizing multiple aspects of tags associated with media events. In the system and method, tag metadata for tags generated at one or more user interfaces associated with at least one media event is obtained. Thereafter, tags are organized into a hierarchy of tags... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20120030246 - Multiple dimensioned database architecture supporting operations on table groups: A database management system stores data form a plurality of logical tables as independent copies in different format. In one specific example the system organizes tables into table groups and de-normalizes the table in each table group. It also organizes data in a second format including vertical column containers that... Agent: Akiban Technologies, Inc.
20120030245 - Multiple dimensioned database architecture supporting table groups: A database management system stores data form a plurality of logical tables as independent copies in different format. In one specific example the system organizes tables into table groups and de-normalizes the table in each table group. It also organizes data in a second format including vertical column containers that... Agent: Akiban Technologies, Inc.
20120030247 - Document migration: A document migration system that controls release, from a source enterprise content management system, of batches of documents and metadata and loading, to a target enterprise content management system, of batches of documents and metadata that have been released from the source enterprise content management system. The document migration system... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120030251 - Computer-implemented system and methods for distributing content pursuant to audit-based processes: Systems and methods are disclosed for distributing content pursuant to audit-based processes. Audit content in runtime workpapers may be dynamically constructed in response to industry-driven and response-driven rules using information from one or more of the distributed content libraries. Dynamic updates may also be provided for generated runtime workpapers constructed... Agent: Wolters Klumer United States Inc.
20120030248 - Highly reliable cross-session web application instrumentation: A reliable caching mechanism is provided for client-side caching of data that captures user interaction with a remote service, where users interact with the remote service through a computing device. Such instrumentation items are cached in a client-side offline queue. Within the client-side queue, the gathered instrumentation items survive between... Agent:
20120030250 - Methods and systems for tracking backflow assemblies: A method of tracking backflow assemblies is provided. The method comprises the steps of receiving backflow assembly data for water customers associated with a water supply system, generating a database based on the backflow assembly data, transmitting test reminder notifications to testers associated with the water customers, receiving test result... Agent: Backflow Solutions, Inc.
20120030252 - Modeling recurring events in a data store: Time-related properties may be modeled independent of a base object. Rather than storing time properties with the object, they may be stored independently. A given object may be stored once, even if it has a recurrent time property. The description of a “meeting,” for example, may be stored once. Each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120030249 - Real-time story generation: Systems, methods and computer-readable media are disclosed for providing a framework for generating problem situations in a computer game. In one embodiment, the framework includes a data structure representing solution candidates, fact patterns, and a solution designator. The data structure also includes a chain of inference between the solution designator... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120030253 - Data generating device and data generating method, and data processing device and data processing method: Disclosed herein is a data generating device including: a coding section coding a plurality of kinds of data, and generating coded data; an information generating section generating a plurality of pieces of group information indicating combinations of a plurality of kinds of the data; and a file generating section generating... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120030254 - Information processing device, information display method, and computer program: There is provided an information processing device including a search condition display controller configured to visually display search conditions that are adapted to be linked together based on an operation of a user, and to control display positions of the search conditions in response to an operation of the user,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120030255 - Systems and methods for modeling electrical activity of an anatomical structure: A system for modeling electrical activity of an anatomical structure. The system includes a database that is configured to store cell set data corresponding to a group of cells of the anatomical structure. The cell set data includes a cell model that represents electrical activity of the group of cells.... Agent:
20120030256 - Common modeling of data access and provisioning for search, query, reporting and/or analytics: An instance of a business object view object model is instantiated based on second metadata defining the business object view object model, the instance of the business object view object model defining the query on the business object; and the result element is retrieved from a persistent storage based on... Agent:
20120030258 - Effective dating for entity attributes and relationships: A method for tracking modifications to tables or relationships. In one embodiment, the method includes updating a first value stored in a first field of a record in a table in response to a database system receiving a first structured query language (SQL) statement from a customer relationship management (CRM)... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120030257 - System and method of screening and intervening with individuals to modify behavior: The present invention is a computer program product for modifying the behavior of an individual. The computer program product is a computer usable medium having a computer readable code embodied thereon. A first graphical user interface on a web server has a first template to be completed by a individual.... Agent:
20120030259 - Systems and methods for decoding payer identification in health care data records: Processing arrangements and methods are provided for the automated decoding or translation of information in healthcare data records, which are coded in a non-standardized or varying formats. A data record which contains information, a portion which is recognized and another portion of which is new, is decoded or translated using... Agent:
20120030260 - Scalable and parallel garbage collection method and system for incremental backups with data de-duplication: In accordance with exemplary embodiments, a scalable and parallel garbage collection system for incremental backups with data de-duplication may be implemented with a memory and a processor. The memory may store a changed list at a current time, a before-image list including previous versions of the first overwrite at a... Agent:
20120030262 - Method and system for managing information technology data: Database system for storing information technology (IT) management operational data and a method and apparatus for managing IT data are provided. The database utilizes an integrated database schema. IT operational data is stored into the database using the integrated database schema and the database is accessed by plural applications and/or... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120030261 - Versioned file system with pruning: A versioned file system comprises a set of structured data representations, such as XML. Each structured data representation corresponds to a “version,” and each version comprises a tree of write-once objects rooted at a root directory manifest. Each version in the versioned file system has associated therewith a “borrow window.”... Agent: Nasuni Corporation
20120030263 - System and method for aggregating and presenting tags: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for aggregating and presenting tags. A system configured to practice the method identifies a type for each tag describing a media event received from a tagging system, generates aggregate tags representing at least a portion of the set of tags... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20120030264 - Computer system for automatic organization, indexing and viewing multiple objects from multiple sources: A computer data processing system including a central processing unit configured with a novel integrated computer control software system for the management of data objects including dynamic and automatic organization, linking, finding, cross-referencing, viewing and retrieval of multiple objects regardless of nature or source. The inventive system provides underlying component... Agent:
20120030265 - Fileset masks to cluster inodes for efficient fileset management: A computer-implemented method enables efficient tracking of fileset IDs and inode utilizing a fileset mask and an internal inode mask. A utility dynamically updates the fileset mask and the internal inode mask to enable mapping of the number of one (1) bits in the fileset mask to a fileset identifier... Agent:Previous industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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