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Data processing: database and file management or data structures March listing by industry category 03/12Below 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. 03/29/2012 > 145 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120078841 - Information generating device, information generating method, and computer readable recording medium: An information generating device in an information communication system in which contents and catalog information including its attribute information are distributed in node devices, includes: a first storage unit storing first catalog information, the catalog information including link information associating the plurality of attribute information with each other; a acquisition... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120078842 - Mechanisms to support object-oriented version control operations: Mechanisms to support object-oriented version control operations are provided. A user manipulates and views a project from an object viewpoint and within an object module. The user performs version control operations using object handles. The object handles are resolved to specific file references and the specific file references are used... Agent:
20120078843 - Enhancing data store backup times: Provided are techniques for selecting a first group of indexes to form a current generation of indexes, selecting indexes from the first group biased to indexes with higher fitness values from the current generation of indexes, forming sub-groups of indexes using the selected indexes, determining fitness values of each of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078845 - Method and system for directory management: System and method for extracting, retrieving and managing data in a computer or network of computers through an enhancement of the power of the directory management system and email management system by enabling users to superimpose a hierarchy of descriptors on top of the system, to share, import and export... Agent:
20120078844 - System and method for distributed processing of file volume: A file processing system includes a system targeting unit to target a distributed file system, a chunk generator to generate a chunk including file blocks and to generate copies of the chunk to be stored in the distributed file system, a data storage medium to store the chunk, and a... Agent: Nhn Business Platform Corporation
20120078846 - Systems and methods of managing virtual storage resources: Systems and methods of managing virtual storage resources are disclosed. An exemplary method includes analyzing parameters of a plurality of backup jobs over time to model backup lifecycle. The method also includes estimating size of available storage capacity over time based on the modeled backup lifecycle. The method also includes... Agent:
20120078847 - System and method for managing integrity in a distributed database: Cluster recovery time is reduced by an incremental refresh technique that is described herein. The goal of the technique is to salvage the portion of the redundant distributed database lost (e.g., during a fault) by performing an incremental refresh of only the updates occurring to that portion of the database... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
20120078848 - Methods for dynamic consistency group formation and systems using the same: A method for dynamic consistency group formation, in one embodiment, includes creating a snapshot of first data stored on a source storage system with respect to data content and data structure, copying the snapshot to a target storage system, detecting one or more write operations affecting data on the source... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078851 - Data backup system: In order to back up a user's set of data (Ens) through a telecommunications network (RT), a terminal (TC) retrieves, from an application server (SA), a table (Tab) containing sets of risk factors (Frn) respectively associated with backup servers (SVn), assigns a trust level (Kn) to each backup server (SVn)... Agent:
20120078849 - System and method for enhancing availability of a distributed object storage system during a partial database outage: An “operate with missing region” feature of this disclosure allows the cluster to continue servicing reads for available regions even when some regions are missing. In particular, upon a given node failure condition, the cluster is placed in an effective read-only mode for all regions. The node failure condition typically... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
20120078850 - System and method for managing scalability in a distributed database: This disclosure enables a user to incrementally increase or decrease the size of the cluster and, in particular, to incrementally increase or decrease the number of map regions implemented in a metadata manager associated with the cluster while maintaining availability of the cluster. In a representative embodiment, a configurable target... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
20120078852 - Prioritization of data items for backup in a computing environment: Described are embodiments of an invention for prioritizing data items for backup in a computing environment. The computing environment includes a plurality of clients coupled through a network to a backup system for backing up items stored locally on the client. Each client includes a continuous data protection (CDP) module... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078853 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for facilitating chemical analyses: A knowledge management platform eliminates the trial and error process for analytical chemists in, for example, identifying appropriate methodologies for separating mixtures of chemical compounds. The platform allows the analytical chemists to perform a variety of searches on data existing from previous experiments, procedures, and/or processes. The platform may be... Agent: Cambridgesoft Corporation
20120078854 - System and method for scaleable multiplexed transactional log recovery: A system and method for providing scaleable recovery for a multiplexed transactional log. Unlike a dedicated log that includes log data of only one client, a multiplexed transactional log may include log data from multiple clients. In a multiplexed transactional log, log data from different clients may be multiplexed into... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078855 - Method and system of performing a granular restore of a database from a differential backup: A system and method for performing a granular restore operation of a database from a differential backup of the database. A bitmask is created during a differential backup and stored with the differential backup file. When a user requests a granular restore operation, views of how the database existed at... Agent:
20120078856 - Methods and apparatus for point-in-time volumes: Methods and apparatus for point-in-time volumes are provided. A relationship is enabled between a source volume and point-in-time volume. Copying a data chunk to the point-in-time volume before a write operation modifies the data chunk on the source volume dynamically creates the point-in-time volume. The point-in-time volume can be accessed... Agent: Datacore Software Corporation
20120078857 - Comparing and selecting data cleansing service providers: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for exploring and selecting data cleansing service providers. Embodiments of the invention permit a user to explore different data cleansing service providers and compare quality results from the different data cleansing service providers. Sample data is mapped to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078858 - De-duplicating data in a network with power management: A method, computer system, and computer program product for managing copies of data objects in a network data processing system. The computer system identifies copies of a data object stored on storage devices. The computer system places the storage devices into groups. Each storage device in a group has a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078860 - Algorithmic compression via user-defined functions: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for accessing data in a computer system. One or more user-defined functions (UDFs) implementing a desired compression or decompression algorithm are created, wherein the UDFs are associated with one or more columns of a table when the table is created or altered, in... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120078861 - Method for processing a digital file notably of the image, video and/or audio type: A method for processing a digital file of the images, video and/or audio type which comprises a phase for putting into line per color layer and/or per audio channel, digital data of any audio, image and video file, a compression phase using algorithm in which each compressed value VCn of... Agent: I-ces Innovative Compression Engineering Solution
20120078862 - Hybrid off-peak and just-in-time integration: The invention is directed to off-peak and just-in-time (JIT) retrieval of directory information to reduce network traffic and load on directory servers and/or data sources by requesting only the information that is currently needed from the directory server, while subsequently updating the directory information during an off-peak period in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078863 - Application control constraint enforcement: Systems and methods for performing application control constraint enforcement are provided. According to one embodiment, file system or operating system activity of a computer system is intercepted relating to a code module. A cryptographic hash value of the code module is checked against a local whitelist database containing cryptographic hash... Agent: Fortinet, Inc.
20120078864 - Electronic data integrity protection device and method and data monitoring system: The present invention discloses an electronic data integrity protection device and method and a data monitoring system, wherein the device includes: a data reception unit configured to receive electronic data; a signal reception unit configured to receive an external signal; a signal processing unit configured to process the external signal... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120078865 - Dynamic configuration of a persistence provider: Provided are techniques for updating a physical data structure type. A persistence provider is updated with dynamic configuration data for the updated physical data structure type while an application is executing. The application that is executing is allowed to access the updated physical data structure type using the updated persistence... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078866 - Method for managing lock resources in a distributed storage system: A method and a distributed locking system for the management of lock resources in a distributed files system having several lock managers, each managing lock resources in its respective domain. Each lock manager maintains a registry lock file that comprises of a list of all locked files and a list... Agent: Dell Global B.v. - Singapore Branch
20120078867 - Multi-dimensional road representation: A method and system for representing multiple road properties with a single multi-dimensional parametric spline curve is disclosed. A B-Spline is generated to represent a first road dimension. The B-Spline is written mathematically in vector format. One or more road dimensions to be added to the B-Spline are selected. Depending... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20120078870 - Apparatus and method for collaborative social search: A system is provided for allowing collaboration among users while they conduct information searches. The system allows users to share their search queries and see what other users are searching for. This is accomplished by copying the search queries of users to a message board type activity stream where a... Agent:
20120078871 - Detecting duplicate and near-duplicate files: Improved duplicate and near-duplicate detection techniques may assign a number of fingerprints to a given document by (i) extracting parts from the document, (ii) assigning the extracted parts to one or more of a predetermined number of lists, and (iii) generating a fingerprint from each of the populated lists. Two... Agent:
20120078872 - Method, search server, and system for mobile search interface adaptation: A method, a search server, and a system for mobile search interface adaptation are provided. The method for query interface adaptation for mobile search includes: receiving a search request represented by a global query interface schema; according to a mapping relationship between an attribute in the global query interface schema... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120078869 - Methods and apparatus to manage process control search results: Example methods and apparatus to manage process control search results are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a search parameter from a user via an application to view search results associated with the search parameter, determining a display context based on the application, searching a search index for control... Agent:
20120078868 - Stream processing by a query engine: A database system executes a method that receives, at a query engine in the database system, a continuous stream of data. The query engine continuously analyzes the continuous stream of data with window functions in a single long-standing query.... Agent:
20120078873 - Using ontological information in open domain type coercion: A computer-implemented system, method and program product generates answers to questions in an input query text string. The method includes determining, by a programmed processor unit, a lexical answer type (LAT) string associated with an input query; automatically obtaining a candidate answer string to the input query from a data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078876 - Method of recommending items to a user based on user interest: Although recording of usage data is common in scholarly information services, its exploitation for the creation of value-added services remains limited due to concerns regarding, among others, user privacy, data validity, and the lack of accepted standards for the representation, sharing and aggregation of usage data. A technical, standards-based architecture... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC
20120078874 - Search engine indexing: Exemplary embodiments include a search engine indexing method, including finding a page on a server that includes keywords, scanning the page for a tag designating a portion of the page from which to index the keywords and in response to a presence of the tag within the page, indexing the... Agent: International Business Machine Corporation
20120078875 - Web browser contacts plug-in: A system for collecting information from visited websites in a web browser. The system includes a web browser plug-in application having a set of user preferences for collecting certain target information from website. The system monitors the user navigating to one or more selected web-sites and parsing the websites for... Agent:
20120078877 - Multi-source searching in a data driven application: Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for a multi-source search. In an embodiment, a method for multi-source searching for a data driven application includes defining a form for a data driven application that includes user interface controls each corresponding to respectively to different fields... Agent: Kana Software, Inc.
20120078878 - Optimized lazy query operators: Query operators such as those that perform grouping functionality can be implemented to execute lazily rather than eagerly. For instance, one or more groups can be created and/or populated lazily with one or more elements from a source sequence in response to a request for a group or element of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078879 - Multi-dataset global index: A system and method is provided for partitioning a global index into multiple index datasets to house indexes and their index values. The index datasets may be stored in initialized physical index areas that are distinct from a standard physical index area.... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120078880 - Accelerating database queries containing bitmap-based conditions: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for accelerating database queries containing bitmap-based conditions are described herein. An embodiment includes determining a bitmap, where the bitmap represents a set of rows that have satisfied one or more conjunctive conditions which preceded a conjunct that is a disjunction in a query expression... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20120078883 - Accessing documents using predictive word sequences: Methods and systems for accessing documents in document collections using predictive word sequences are disclosed. A method for accessing documents using predictive word sequences include creating a candidate list of word sequences where respective ones of the word sequences comprise one or more elements derived from the document corpus; expanding... Agent: The Mitre Corporation
20120078885 - Browsing hierarchies with editorial recommendations: Browsing content stored in a content source. A hierarchical tree structure is accessed. The hierarchical tree structure has nodes that correspond to at least one query for recommended content that is recommended based on editorial recommendations. Recommended content stored in the content source is browsed by executing the at least... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120078882 - Method and apparatus for determining search results based on filtered information: An approach is provided for determining results based on filtered information. A context request is detected from one or more programs. Another program determines to filter the content request, the one or more programs, or a combination thereof. One or more results of the content request are determined based, at... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120078884 - Presenting social search results: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for detecting malicious system calls. In one aspect, a method includes identifying members of a social affinity group of the user, the social affinity group having members having a relationship to the user. The method includes receiving... Agent: Google Inc.
20120078881 - System and method for aggregating query results in a fault-tolerant database management system: A redundant array of independent nodes are networked together. Each node executes an instance of an application that provides object-based storage. Metadata objects are stored in a set of regions distributed among the nodes across the array. A given region is identified by hashing a metadata object attribute and extracting... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
20120078886 - Biometric indexing and searching system: A prototype biometric identification system is disclosed that indexes a biometric corpus into indexed-corpuses using a set of P prototypes before searching for a probe in a search corpus constructed based on the indexed-corpus. The system may index the biometric corpus based on the prototypes directly or based on prototype-typicality... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20120078893 - Determining sort order by distance: Included are embodiments for determining sort order. At least one embodiment of a method includes determining a plurality of search results associated with at least one search criteria. Some embodiments of a method include determining a first distance between at least one of the search results and a home page... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120078890 - Lexical answer type confidence estimation and application: A system, method and computer program product for automatically estimating the confidence of a detected LAT to provide a more accurate overall score for an obtained candidate answer. A confidence “score” or value of each detected LAT is obtained, and the system and method performs combining the confidence score with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078887 - Method and system for limiting share of voice of individual users: In various example embodiments, a system and method for limiting shares of voice of individual users in a result set are provided. In example embodiments, a listing user providing each listing in a result set of a search is identified. Sorting criteria indicating a number of listings a same listing... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120078889 - Providing answers to questions using hypothesis pruning: A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a query, conducting a search through one or more data sources to identify candidate answers to the query, and providing each of the candidate answers with a preliminary score. The method... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078888 - Providing answers to questions using logical synthesis of candidate answers: A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an input query, decomposing the input query into a plurality of different subqueries, and conducting a search in one or more data sources to identify at least one candidate answer to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078891 - Providing answers to questions using multiple models to score candidate answers: A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an input query; conducting a search to identify candidate answers to the input query, and producing a plurality of scores for each of the candidate answers. For each of the candidate... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078892 - Searching for virtual world objects: Systems and methods for searching for objects located in a virtual world include having a virtual construct such as a bot crawl the virtual world by moving from place to place. Object information is collected about the objects associated with the place and the object information is stored in a... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20120078894 - Trend analysis in content identification based on fingerprinting: Fingerprint-based content identification is described. Bin-counting detects linear trends based on data points that are generated from a set of query fingerprints, which are extracted from a query content item and a matching set of corresponding reference content items that are extracted from a reference content item. RANSAC may detect... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120078895 - Source expansion for information retrieval and information extraction: System, method and computer program product for 1) preparing queries for retrieving related content based on existing data content. For instance, titles of existing documents or entities extracted from documents can be used as queries. 2) Retrieving content from other repositories of unstructured, semi-structured, or structured data. For instance, web... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078896 - Systems, methods and articles of manufacture to provide a search service to a process control system: Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture to provide a search service to users of a process control system are disclosed. An example system includes a search database to store a set of searchable items associated with a process control system and to store a search profile associated with a selected... Agent:
20120078897 - Content searching and configuration of search results: Content searching and configuration of search results are described. In an implementation, a method includes in response to a search query, selecting a keyword based on heuristic data which describes a plurality of previously performed searches. A search is performed utilizing the search query and the selected keyword to locate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078898 - Method and device for modifying meta data of media objects: The present invention provides a method for handling meta data of media objects, comprising creating a media object at a mobile electronic device, obtaining at least one rule defining modifications for positional data relating to at least one geographical area, determining positional data relating to the current geographical position of... Agent:
20120078900 - Method of delivering goods and services via media: A method for distributing a prescription pharmaceutical product includes recording a unique identifier in a database that identifies a medium and a prescription pharmaceutical product associated with the medium. The database is provisioned with criteria that establish different potential values for the medium. Thus, the medium has a variable value... Agent: Trialcard Incorporated
20120078901 - Personal genome indexer: The present invention relates to method and computer systems that provide a personal genome indexer. The present invention provides an output that allows individuals to access publically available scientific resources through the “prism” of their unique genetic code. Individual genetic information is indexed with information from public databases (e.g., PubMed... Agent:
20120078902 - Providing question and answers with deferred type evaluation using text with limited structure: A system, method and computer program product for conducting questions and answers with deferred type evaluation based on any corpus of data. The method includes processing a query including waiting until a “Type” (i.e. a descriptor) is determined AND a candidate answer is provided. Then, a search is conducted to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078899 - Systems and methods for defining objects of interest in multimedia content: Methods and systems for detecting objects of interest in multimedia content are disclosed. One method includes receiving multimedia content at one or more computing systems, and generating a plurality of scenes from the multimedia content, each of the plurality of scenes including one or more candidate objects of interest. The... Agent:
20120078904 - Approximate index in relational databases: A database table is provided. The database table includes several column tuples. A column is selected in the database table. The column tuples of the selected column are partitioned into several bins. Each bin includes a range of tuples and associated metadata. The associated metadata includes at least one of:... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078906 - Automated generation and discovery of user profiles: A robust knowledge-based management and sharing system organized by context for expertise-based or context-based searching and retrieval of relevant information is disclosed. The various embodiments and techniques described herein are used to organize a user's data and communications around the user's expertise or one or more contexts the user is... Agent:
20120078903 - Identifying correlated operation management events: A technique includes receiving data indicative of operation management events, where each event occurs at an associated time. The technique includes processing the data to selectively group the events in episodes based on the associated times and identifying which events are correlated based at least in part on the episodes.... Agent:
20120078909 - Information select apparatus and information select method: According to one embodiment, an information select apparatus includes a storage, an acquisition module, and a selector. The storage is configured to store a script in which at least first information indicative of a search condition of articles, second information indicative of a select condition of articles, and third information... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120078907 - Keyword presentation apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a keyword presentation apparatus includes an extraction unit, a selection unit and a clustering unit. The extraction unit is configured to extract, as technical terms, morpheme strings, which are not defined in a general concept dictionary, from a document set. The selection unit is configured to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120078905 - Manipulating non-schema attributes for objects in a schema based directory: Systems and methods for defining attributes for one or more entries in a computer implemented directory structure. The method comprises grouping a set of non-schema attributes associated with a directory entry into a multivalue schema attribute, wherein the multivalue attribute comprises values associated with each of the corresponding non-schema attributes... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078908 - Processing a reusable graphic in a document: A method and apparatus are provided for processing a graphic in a document so that the graphic may be reused in a different application than the one it was originally used in. For a given document, a graphic may be identified from within the document and extracted from the document.... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120078910 - Using an id domain to improve searching: Methods which use an ID domain to improve searching are described. An embodiment describes an index phase in which an image of a document is converted into the ID domain. This is achieved by dividing the text in the image into elements and mapping each element to an identifier. Similar... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078911 - Text classification using concept kernel: Texts may be classified by mapping the texts to concept space, and by dividing the concept space based on substantive classes. A concept space containing a diverse set of concepts is defined. One example of a concept space is the set of on-line encyclopedia articles, each of which is an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078912 - Method and system for event correlation: A method for event correlation includes receiving events from a network of systems and classifying the events into itemsets, where each itemset includes a set of frequently correlated events. The method also includes calculating a confidence value for each of the itemsets, identifying itemsets whose confidence values conform to a... Agent:
20120078913 - System and method for schema matching: A system and method for matching one or more source schemas with one or more target schemas is provided. The matching between source and target schemas is performed by gathering inputs pertaining to the source and target schemas, wherein the inputs comprises a set of details in a predefined format.... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20120078914 - Searchable symmetric encryption with dynamic updating: A Searchable Symmetric Encryption (SSE) mechanism is described which allows efficient dynamic updating of encrypted index information. The encrypted index information includes pointer information that is encrypted using a malleable encryption scheme. The SSE mechanism updates the encrypted index information by modifying at least one instance of the pointer information... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078915 - Systems and methods for cloud-based directory system based on hashed values of parent and child storage locations: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for a cloud-based directory system based on hashed values of parent and child storage locations. Platforms and techniques are provided to store a data object to cloud storage resources in two or more locations recorded in a consistent hash structure. A file management tool... Agent:
20120078919 - Comparison of character strings: A computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing a character string comparison program is provided. The program causes, when executed by a computer, the computer to perform a process including splitting a first character string and a second character string into words; acquiring information including a semantic attribute that represents a semantic nature... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120078918 - Information relation generation: For generating a word space, manual thresholding of word scores is used. Rather than requiring the user to select the threshold arbitrarily or review each word, the user is iteratively requested to indicate the relevance of a given word. Words with greater or lesser scores are labeled in the same... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20120078917 - Methods and apparatus for selecting updates to associated records to publish on an information feed using importance weights in an on-demand database service environment: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for selecting updates to associated records to publish on an information feed in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, one or more updates associated with a data record are stored in a database. One or more criteria are applied... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120078916 - Ranking search results by social relevancy: A location based service with enhanced searching functionality that considers social relevancy in searching for nearby places and analyzing ratings of nearby places.... Agent:
20120078920 - Method and apparatus for dynamic update of document rank score: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and apparatus for calculating a document rank score of documents in the dynamic World Wide Web (web) environment where documents are continuously added and deleted. The method and apparatus use partial updates to recalculate a document rank score of documents... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120078921 - Method and system for automatic analysis of failure or state messages: This method for automatic analysis of failure or state messages generated by at least one complex system is characterized in that it comprises the steps for integrating said messages to a database of failure or state messages, and for determining with a computer, for each of said messages, an index... Agent: Dassault Aviation
20120078922 - Data reorganization: An approach to efficient data reorganization. The approach may involve searching for control interval (CI) splits and control area (CA) splits in a data component of a VSAM data set. A mapping is created that maps the source location storing the VSAM data set to a target location. The mapping... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078923 - Scripting using new ordering algorithm: Ordering data objects. The method includes, for each object to be ordered into a set of ordered objects, determining whether the object has static dependencies or dynamic dependencies. A dynamic object is an object that may have circular dependencies. For each static object with only static dependencies, the objects are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078924 - Worker and document management system: The method, system and a computer program and a computer product for managing workers and documents is provided. The method includes storing industry representations and a list of workers with data related to the workers, linking the industry representations to the workers and selecting at least one worker from based... Agent: Idocuments, LLC
20120078926 - Efficient passage retrieval using document metadata: A system, method and computer program product for efficiently retrieving relevant passages to questions based on a corpus of data. A processor device receives an input query and performs a query analysis to obtain searchable query terms. The processor performs: matching metadata associated with one or more documents against the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078927 - Large graph measurement: As provided herein, a pairwise distance between nodes in a large graph can be determined efficiently. URL-sketches are generated for respective nodes in an index by extracting labels from respective nodes, which provide a reference to a link between the nodes, aggregating the labels into sets for respective nodes, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078925 - Searching within log files: A search tool may search a text file for entries matching one or more search criterions. The search tool may parse the file into entries. Entries may be parsed into lines and fields. A search criterion may define possible content in two or more fields and relationship between the two... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078930 - Framework for extremely large complex objects (xlcos): Provided are techniques for receiving multiple data streams having different data formats. The multiple data streams are converted into an Extremely Large Complex Object (XLCO) file by forming multiple XLCO segments corresponding to the multiple data streams, wherein different data formats are stored in different XLCO segments, and wherein different... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078928 - Integrated content publishing: Content objects may be incorporated as metadata in application systems in the same programming environment used to create the rest of the application. Although content objects may be included as part of the application systems, in some instances a central repository storing content object information from each application system may... Agent: Sap Ag
20120078929 - Utilizing metadata generated during xml creation to enable parallel xml processing: A method, computer program product, and system for enabling parallel processing of an XML document without pre-parsing, utilizing metadata associated with the XML document and created at the same time as the XML document. The metadata is used to generate partitions of the XML document at the time of parallel... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078933 - Device and method for monitoring control channel in multicarrier system: Provided are a method and a device for monitoring the control channel in a multicarrier system. The terminal determines a plurality of terminal-specific search spaces corresponding respectively to a plurality of scheduled component carriers in a control region within a subframe. The terminal monitors a downlink control channel for the... Agent:
20120078931 - Methods for managing ownership of redundant data and systems thereof: A storage system according to one embodiment includes a first storage tier; a second storage tier; logic for storing instances of a file in the first storage tier and the second storage tier; logic for associating each instance of the file on the first and second storage tier with a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078932 - System, method and software for providing persistent entity identification and linking entity information in an integrated data repository: The present invention provides a system, method and software for linking persistent and unique business identifiers, associated with business entities, for associating corresponding business records without a loss of historical records, regardless of subsequent changes, updates, and mergers. In the various embodiments, a first business record, of the plurality of... Agent: Experian Marketing Solutions, Inc.
20120078935 - Identifying superphrases of text strings: Methods and apparatus are described by which “superphrases” of “seed phrases” representing basic concepts may be identified without having to compare all possible pairs of seed and candidate phrases. According to one class of embodiments, a data structure similar to an inverted index is used for indexing phrases. The elimination... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120078934 - Method for automatically indexing documents: A method for retrieving based on a search term together with its corresponding meaning from a set of base documents those documents which contain the search term and in which the certain search term has the certain meaning to enable the building of an index on the retrieved documents. The... Agent: Bdgb Enterprise Software S.a.r.l.
20120078936 - Visual-cue refinement of user query results: Methods and computer-storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that facilitate refining query results using visual cues are provided. Query results are determined in response to an indication of a user query. One or more groups of query results are generated from the query results based on categories of query... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078937 - Media content recommendations based on preferences for different types of media content: Browsing content stored in a content source. A hierarchical tree structure is accessed. The hierarchical tree structure has nodes that correspond to at least one query for recommended content of a first content type that is recommended based on a collection of data for content of a second content type,... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120078938 - System and method for context based query augmentation: A system and method for context based query augmentation. A question is received over a network from a questioning user comprising an identification of a user and at least one question criteria. A first query is formulated so as to search, via the network, for user profile data, social network... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120078940 - Analysis of object structures such as benefits and provider contracts: The hierarchical relationships between objects in different levels of an object structure (such as a contract) are stored as elements in two-dimensional matrix representations. In general, the matrix representations facilitate queries, clustering of like objects and contracts, and comparisons that identify common objects and contracts.... Agent:
20120078952 - Browsing hierarchies with personalized recommendations: Browsing content stored in a content source. A hierarchical tree structure is accessed. The hierarchical tree structure has nodes that correspond to at least one query for recommended content that is recommended based on a user profile. Recommended content stored in the content source is browsed by executing the at... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120078953 - Browsing hierarchies with social recommendations: Browsing content stored in a content source. A hierarchical tree structure is accessed. The hierarchical tree structure has nodes that correspond to at least one query for recommended content that is recommended based on at least one social network service. Recommended content stored in the content source is browsed by... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120078954 - Browsing hierarchies with sponsored recommendations: Browsing content stored in a content source. A hierarchical tree structure is accessed. The hierarchical tree structure has nodes that correspond to at least one query for recommended content that is recommended based on sponsored recommendations. Recommended content stored in the content source is browsed by executing the at least... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120078944 - Calculation engine and calculation providers: A method of acquiring data and performing calculations on the data using a provider service. A provider ticket service (PTS) receives tickets from one or more clients. Each ticket includes a calculation identifier and a payload. The calculation identifier identifies a calculation to be performed using information in the payload.... Agent: Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.
20120078956 - Computerized national online parcel-level map data portal: A National Online Parcel-Level Map Data Portal (NPDP) is provided that optimizes online delivery of parcel-level maps and linked attribute data. To do this, the NPDP manages a database of assembled and current vector based parcel data in a spatial format (GIS) that enables geocoded parcel boundaries to be linked... Agent:
20120078949 - Generating candidate entities using over frequent keys: Systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for matching an inbound identity record to existing entities. A composite generic key may be generated from multiple entity resolution (ER) candidate-building keys determined to be generic keys. A query may be generated based on the composite generic key and executed to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078957 - Graph server querying for managing social network information flow: An online social network is managed using one server for database management tasks and another server, preferably in a distributed configuration, for CPU-intensive computational tasks, such as finding a shortest path between two members or a degree of separation between two members. The additional server has a memory device containing... Agent:
20120078943 - High quantitative pattern searching using spatial indexing: A computer searching technique identifies high quantitative patterns in data. A spatial indexing technique, such as an R-tree is used to represent the data. Then a pattern searching algorithm is used to identify anchor points that define the componentwise minimum patterns. High quantitative patterns are found responsive to the componentwise... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078947 - Integrated just-in-time synchronization: The invention is directed to just-in-time (JIT) retrieval of directory information to reduce network traffic and load on directory servers and/or data sources by requesting only the information that is currently needed from the directory server. In the invention, a request handler operating with the directory server provides this capability.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078945 - Interactive addition of semantic concepts to a document: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for interactively associating a semantic concept with a unique term that is input by a user. As the user is creating a document and/or once the user has completed a draft of the document, the document is parsed to identify unique terms... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078955 - Method and process for semantic or faceted search over unstructured and annotated data: A semantic query over a corpus of data is constructed using a graphical user interface to create an aggregation of graphical representations of annotations associated with a plurality of data elements contained within the corpus of data and graphical representations of search terms contained within the plurality of data elements.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078941 - Query enhancement apparatus, methods, and systems: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive user-specified input data from a user input device as a segment query that includes a plurality of criteria, and to store individual counts and at least one additional count in a storage medium. The individual counts are derived from processing the segment... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120078939 - Query rewind mechanism for processing a continuous stream of data: A query engine receives a continuous stream of data and applies a Structured Query Language (SQL) query to the data. The data is processed on a chunk-by-chunk basis with a query rewind mechanism that sustains the SQL query as a single long-standing query that allows a state of the SQL... Agent:
20120078942 - Supporting efficient partial update of hierarchically structured documents based on record storage: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for performing a partial update of a hierarchically structured document referencing one or more records stored in a database. An expression specifying one or more updates to be applied to the document is received. The document is searched to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078951 - System and method for data stream processing: A method and system for processing a data stream are described. The method executes, until the occurrence of a cut condition, a map function from a set of query processing steps to generate map results for a first portion of the data stream, executes a reduce function from the set... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120078958 - System for sequentially displaying different file types in a directory: A system for accessing electronic files in a directory, including a processor, at least one directory including a plurality of electronic files, wherein the plurality of electronic files include files of two or more file types, software executing on the processor for receiving a request for a first one of... Agent:
20120078946 - Systems and methods for monitoring files in cloud-based networks: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for monitoring files in cloud-based networks. In particular, a file managing module can manage the access and retrieval of files stored in cloud-based networks on a distributed basis. In embodiments, the file managing module can receive a file access request from a requesting entity.... Agent:
20120078948 - Systems and methods for searching a cloud-based distributed storage resources using a set of expandable probes: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for searching a cloud-based file storage system using a set of expandable probes. Platforms and techniques are provided to search for a file whose location in cloud storage resources is recorded in a consistent hash ring structure. In a hash ring, a file name... Agent:
20120078950 - Techniques for extracting unstructured data: A technique for extracting unstructured data includes receiving a plurality of regular expressions and a given document. The regular expressions include a plurality of extensible grammar expressions for searching for a set of information. The regular expressions are then used to search the given document to determine if the unstructured... Agent: Nvest Incorporated
20120078959 - Method and apparatus for controlling device and computer readable medium storing the method: A device control method and apparatus and computer readable medium storing the method, the method including selecting at least one device based on at least one outdoor environment information; and generating control information regarding the selected at least one device based on the at least one outdoor environment information.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120078960 - Computer-implemented system and method for prospecting digital information through online social communities: A home evergreen index and frontier evergreen indexes are maintained. The indexes cover topically-limited subject areas, which include digital information. Each index defines a hierarchy of topics. Each index further matches a topic model to the topic hierarchy's topics. Each topic model includes a pattern evaluable against the digital information,... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20120078961 - Representing and processing inter-slot constraints on component selection for dynamic ads: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for representing and processing inter-slot co-occurrence constraints on component selection for dynamically generated content items are disclosed. Components available for constructing the content items are organized into a hierarchy of categories. Co-occurrence constraints are specified in terms of categories in the hierarchy rather than explicit... Agent: Google Inc.
20120078962 - System and method for controlling postage usage independent of meter balance: A postage evidencing meter system is disclosed. The system comprises an authorization database for storing parameters for at least one user, wherein the parameters limit the at least one user's ability to evidence postage using the meter. The parameters include a maximum postage amount that the at least one user... Agent: Stamps.com Inc.
20120078963 - Supporting linked multi-user decision making in environments with constrained shared resources utilizing durable files: Embodiments of the present invention manage multiple requests to allocate real world resources in a multi-user environment. A set of resource availability information is stored in a first durable data file for each resource in a plurality of resources provided by a database environment. The database environment is shared between... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078964 - System for storing and diseminating patient data and related information: The system described has many advantages and provides safeguards for the patients. More specifically, if some information from any source is suspect or potentially dangerous, the primary health care provider and/or other entities such as local emergency services are notified in real time.... Agent:
20120078965 - Method, an apparatus, a computer system, a security component and a computer readable medium for defining access rights in metadata-based file arrangement: The invention relates to a method for a computer system storing electronic objects being defined by metadata items. The method comprises deriving access rights from one or more security components originating from respective metadata items of at least one object, and determining the effective access rights for the object by... Agent: Motive Systems Oy
20120078966 - File system with content identifiers: A method for operating a file system includes receiving a write instruction including a file descriptor associated with a file and a content identifier, a content offset, and a content length, associating a region within the file with the content identifier, saving the association of the region and the content... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078967 - Integration of a framework application and a task database: A financial services enterprise may provide for integrating a framework application and a task database. A flat file is extracted from a framework application, wherein the flat file is associated with a task and the task is associated with a financial services project. The flat file is manipulated to form... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20120078968 - Methods and apparatus to manage process data: Example methods and apparatus to manage process control data are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a request for process data associated with a field device, searching a database for a descriptor file that includes the requested process data, and accessing the descriptor file to retrieve the process data... Agent:
20120078969 - System and method to extract models from semi-structured documents: Systems and associated methods for automated and semi-automated building of domain models for documents are described. Embodiments provide an approach to discover an information model by mining documentation about a particular domain captured in the documents. Embodiments classify the documents into one or more types corresponding to concepts using indicative... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078970 - Performance of hash tables: A method, computer program product, and system for partitioning keys for a hash table in order to improve performance of the hash table. A hash function is used to generate a hash table by mapping a set of keys to a corresponding set of hash codes, and a hash failure... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078971 - Data management method: In a data management method for an electronic device, a plurality of contact items stored in a contact list of the electronic device are marked as False. A new master contact item is created in the contact list, and marked as True. Contact names and phone numbers corresponding to the... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120078973 - Distributed system: A distributed system having a plurality of nodes, wherein the system comprises a set of index nodes for providing a searchable index which comprises metadata for locating data in the system, the set of index nodes is divided into read zones comprising a group of index nodes containing the complete... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120078972 - Method, computer readable medium and system for allocation and management of memory in runtime environments: A method, computer readable medium and system are disclosed. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving one of a character and a string; determining a character string part space based on a remaining portion of a character string part capacity, of an existing array element, and a length... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120078976 - data organization tool and apparatus for remotely managing a meeting: The system, method and computer readable medium that facilitates selection of a meeting participant, and the creation of a first data structure based on the selected meeting participant. Data may be collected in response to the selection of the meeting participant. A second data structure may be generated for the... Agent: Sap Ag
20120078977 - Content summarizing apparatus and content summarizing displaying apparatus: According to one embodiment, a content summarizing apparatus includes a selection unit, a record unit, and a storage unit. The selection unit selects at least one image from input content in accordance with at least one selection criterion and at least one parameter corresponding to the at least one selection... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120078974 - Data model dualization: A data model can be generated by dualizing another data model. In other words, a first data model can be transformed into a second data model, wherein the second data model is a mathematical dual of the first data model. For example, a non-relational data model can be generated by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078975 - Data processing system and method: A system and method for processing data are described. The method quantizes a portion of data processed at a first node within a distributed database processing system to generate one or more quantization tuples, aggregates the tuples at the node to create a plurality of aggregated tuples, and transmits the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120078978 - System, methods, and media for compressing non-relational database objects: Method, media, and systems for compressing objects, comprising: receiving a request to write a first object including a first key and a first value, wherein the first object is of a given type; receiving a request to write a second object including a second key and a second value, wherein... Agent:
20120078979 - Method for advanced patent search and analysis: Methods, programs products and systems are provided for improved techniques for enabling a search engine user to quickly and effectively analyze a patent and non-patent document by analyzing and parsing the user's inputted query and presenting a plurality of keywords set in accordance with a user's search feature to the... Agent:
20120078980 - Compact aggregation working areas for efficient grouping and aggregation using multi-core cpus: A system is described for creating compact aggregation working areas for efficient grouping and aggregation using multi-core CPUs. The system implements operations including computing a running aggregate for a group within a business intelligence (BI) query, and identifying a location to store running aggregate information within an aggregation working area... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078981 - Methods and apparatus for suppressing network feed activities using an information feed in an on-demand database service environment: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for suppressing network feed activities using an information feed in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, a message is received, including data indicative of a user action. An entity associated with the user action is identified, where the entity... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120078982 - Garbage collection extensibility via managed code: A garbage collector includes a core, and extension handlers to support collection of objects of a designated managed class. The handler, which may be implemented in managed code, receives notification of garbage collection phases, and receives control from the core when the core encounters an object of the designated class.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120078983 - Multimedia data delivery method and system: An information delivery method and system. The method includes receiving by a computer processor a video file, an audio file, associated data files, and associated message files The computer processor stores the video file in a first layer of a multimedia file, the audio file in a second layer of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120078984 - Method to process analytical data, system for performing the method and computer program to program a computer to perform the method: The present invention pertains to a method enabling a user to process data generated by multiple separate devices, the data being stored as a data file in a directory corresponding to each device, the method comprising initiating processing of the data, the user selecting multiple data files from one or... Agent:
20120078985 - 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, LLC03/22/2012 > 84 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120072391 - Apparatus and method for an automatic information integration flow optimizer: An apparatus and method provides automatic information integration flow optimization. The apparatus may include an input/output port connecting the information integration flow optimizer to extract-transform-load tools. The information integration flow optimizer includes a parser unit to create a tool-agnostic input file containing rich semantics, a converter to transform the tool-agnostic... Agent:
20120072392 - Management system and method: An electronic case file and document management system (1) stored on a server (13) having one or more remote terminals (14) coupled thereto, the case file and document management system comprising: a content and process application (2), a case management application (6), an email application (9) and a mail integration... Agent: Wrays Pty Ltd
20120072393 - Selective virtual machine image replication systems and methods: Systems and methods for fault handling are presented. In one embodiment, a fault handling method includes: performing an information collection process, wherein the information collection process includes collecting information regarding guest operating system files of a virtual machine; performing a selective replication region identification process, wherein the selective replication region... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120072394 - Determining database record content changes: Database backup system identifies and extracts any changed database record using only two copies of the database from two different points in time. A first copy of the database is generated at a first time. Copies of log files including changes to the database since the first time are generated... Agent: Mimosa Systems, Inc.
20120072395 - System and method for variable block logging with log-ahead buffers: A system for logging database transactions comprises a memory (comprising a direct access storage device) operable to store a database, a database log, and a plurality of log buffers associated with the database log. Each log buffer is operable to store at least one log record associated with a database... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120072396 - Remote office duplication: Remote office deduplication comprises calculating one or more fingerprints of one or more data blocks, sending the one or more fingerprints to one or more backup servers via a network interface, receiving from the one or more backup servers an indication of which one or more data blocks corresponding to... Agent:
20120072397 - Method for managing information processing system and data management computer system: An ACL, a setting table, and backup data are used to create an inter-base data sharing file system at a base permitted to share data. This enables data to be shared by bases. In a process for restoring backup data, with reference to the ACL and the setting table, a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120072398 - Method and apparatus for creating a self booting operating system image backup on an external usb hard disk drive that is capable of performing a complete restore to an internal system disk: Backup applications that use externally connected hard disk drives for storing full image backups of a windows system disk or compressed image or file by file backups of a windows system disk. A system incrementally updates the images, including the system registry, and puts information on the external drive that... Agent: Cms Products, Inc.
20120072399 - Non-intrusive data logging: Mediums, methods, and systems are provided for efficiently logging data. A model may include one or more logging points which process data, the data being stored in a log associated with the logging point. The logging point may request that a logging object store the data point. The logging object... Agent: The Mathworks, Inc.
20120072400 - Directory oplock: Current file systems may implement opportunistic locks on files that allow clients to locally cache file data, while promoting data consistency when multiple clients read/write the same file. Unfortunately, when a client locally caches directory content of a directory, the file system may lack a mechanism for notifying the client... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072402 - Method and system for merging data or information: A method for merging information of high semantic level representing complex situations including several objects originating from several sensors ci, said information possibly being heterogeneous, said method including acquiring the various items of information arising from said sensors in raw form and transforming them so as to cast them into... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique
20120072401 - Method and system for transferring data between a host device and an external device: A method for transferring data between a host device and an external device is described. The external device has FAT32 file system. The method accepts parameters for an incoming data file from the host device. Further, the method allocates memory blocks for the incoming file data on the external device... Agent: Standard Microsystems Corporation
20120072404 - Dictionary service: A user of an online service sends a request to write a review of a media content item, using a text limited device such as a gamepad of a videogame console. In response to the request, one or more dictionaries are requested using metadata associated with the request such as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072406 - Search processing method and apparatus: By carrying out search by a search keyword inputted by a searcher, an initial search result is obtained. On the other hand, extended search keywords associated with the search keyword are extracted to count the number of pertinent keywords or appearance frequency in the initial search result. Then, when the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120072405 - Simulation-assisted search: A visually-oriented search system guides a search with non-verbal inputs. Instead of specifying discrete attributes (words) as input to a search engine, a user may create a visual model of a desired end result and apply the model as a generalized input from which discrete attributes are extracted for submission... Agent: My Virtual Model Inc.
20120072407 - Method and system for triggering web crawling based on registry data: A method of triggering crawling of a domain includes receiving information related to a domain from a registrar and processing the information related to the domain. The method also includes storing the processed information in a registry zone file and forming a list of registry data based on the processed... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120072408 - Method and system of prioritising operations: A method and system for prioritising operations on network objects are provided. The method includes gathering Web 2.0 available relationship data on the relationships between network entities, wherein network entities are network users and network objects. The relationship data for a network entity is analysed and a first relative score... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072409 - Method and system for identifying targeted data on a web page: A method and system is provided that in a fully automated manner crawls web sites and identifies specific types of web pages, then extracts targeted data from those web pages. One or more text nodes containing product-related information on a first web page are first identified, and the locations of... Agent:
20120072410 - Image search by interactive sketching and tagging: Sketch and tagging based image search may include receiving a sketch query input and identifying an object in a desired image. The object or objects of the sketch query may be tagged with a text, and searching performed based on the objects. Certain implementations include indexing patches of the images,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072411 - Data representation for push-based queries: A query over one or more push-based data sources is transformed into a data representation of the query. The data representation can subsequently be analyzed, optimized, and remoted, among other things. For example, the data representation can be utilized to generate code for an out-of-process execution engine. Additionally, the data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072412 - Evaluating execution plan changes after a wakeup threshold time: In an embodiment an execution plan for a query is created. A wakeup threshold is set proportional to an amount of time taken by the creation of the execution plan. In various embodiments, the wakeup threshold is increased by a percentage equal to one minus a percentage of free resources... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072413 - System and method for comparing database query plans: A method and device may accept a first database query plan including a plurality of rows and a second database query plan including a plurality of rows, compare each row in the first database query plan with a corresponding row in the second database query plan, and based on each... Agent:
20120072414 - Query processing algorithm for vertically partitioned federated database systems: Querying data stores in a federation of data stores. A first search filter is accessed. The first search filter is constructed with one or more nested logical AND, OR, or NOT operands. The first search filter is normalized to a normalized search filter that is logically equivalent to the first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072415 - Business process visualization: A business process visualization is described. In one embodiment, process may include searching for documents stored in memory. The search identifies first documents, wherein the first documents comprise data of respective transactions of a first business process sequence implemented by an enterprise application. A user interface (UI) is then generated... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072416 - Software training system interacting with online entities: A non-transitory processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions configured to cause a processor to send a first signal to cause a client device to display an instruction directing a user to perform a task associated with a user profile of an online entity. The code is configured to cause the... Agent: Rockefeller Consulting Technology Integration, Inc.
20120072417 - Statistical measure and calibration of search criteria where one or both of the search criteria and database is incomplete: Disclosed is a system for, and method of, identifying an entity representation. In some embodiments, search criteria are used to identify an entity representation in a universal database, and this identification is then used to identify a corresponding entity representation in a foreign database. Certain embodiments provide assurance, with a... Agent: Lexisnexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc.
20120072418 - Tunersphere: Systems and methods for providing representative information for a geographic area of interest are disclosed. In one embodiment, a media service tracks media interaction histories (e.g., play histories) for a number of users registered with the media service, where each media interaction history identifies media items interacted with by the... Agent: Lemi Technology, LLC
20120072420 - Content capture device and methods for automatically tagging content: A content tagging and management capability is provided for enabling automatic tagging of content and management of tagged content. An apparatus includes a content capture mechanism configured for capturing content including an object, and a processor configured for automatically associating an information structure with the object included within the content... Agent:
20120072419 - Method and apparatus for automatically tagging content: A content tagging and management capability is provided for enabling automatic tagging of content and management of tagged content. A method includes receiving content including an object, and automatically associating an information structure with the object included within the content to form thereby tagged content. The content may be received... Agent:
20120072422 - System and method for citation processing, presentation and transport and for validating references: The present invention comprises a system and method for automatically processing one or more citations contained within a document while the document is presented by a document rendering application. The method of the present invention comprises scanning the document to identify an unformatted citation and parsing the unformatted citation to... Agent:
20120072421 - Systems and methods for interactive clustering: Systems and associated methods provide a cluster-level semi-supervision model for inter-active clustering. Embodiments accept user provided semi-supervision for updating cluster descriptions and assignment of data items to clusters. Assignment feedback re-assigns data items among existing clusters, while cluster description feedback helps to position existing cluster centers more meaningfully. The feedback... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072423 - Semantic grouping for program performance data analysis: Particular portions of program execution data are specified and organized in semantic groups. A grouping expression written in a transformation syntax language specifies a pattern and a replacement, for grouping performance data samples. An exception to the pattern can also be specified. In response to the grouping expression, a cost... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072424 - Developing a knowledge base associated with a user that facilitates evolution of an intelligent user interface: Developing a knowledgebase associated with a user interface is disclosed. Development of the knowledgebase includes cataloging local data associated with a user, collecting remote data associated with the user, recording information associated with verbal input received from the user, tracking acts performed by the user to determine user idiosyncrasies, and... Agent:
20120072425 - Customer focused keyword search in an enterprise: A method, system, and computer readable storage medium are provided for performing a centralized search to locate information having a common context in an enterprise. Such search can be provided by defining a logical object that groups customer profile and related objects such as contacts, leads, opportunities, notes, interactions, and... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072427 - Effective product recommendation using the real-time web: A method for generating product recommendations comprises analyzing a database of messages, comprising a set of messages posted by users of a micro-blogging service to generate a user index and a product index. The user index comprises for each of a plurality of users of the system, a ranked set... Agent: University College Dublin, National University Of Ireland, Dublin
20120072426 - Self-service sources for secure search: A flexible and extensible architecture allows for secure searching across an enterprise. Such an architecture can provide a simple Internet-like search experience to users searching secure content inside (and outside) the enterprise. The architecture allows for the crawling and searching of a variety of sources across an enterprise, regardless of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072428 - Action clustering for news feeds: One embodiment selects from a plurality of actions performed by one or more users of a social networking system a first action and one or more second actions, wherein each action has one or more attributes; computes a score for each second action by comparing the one or more attributes... Agent:
20120072432 - Facet-based filtering of social network update data: A network update interface is presented to a user on a network to display network updates from other users of a mutual social-networking site. The network updates shared by the other users are gathered in a stream and supplied to a facet-filtering system including a network update interface. The user... Agent: Linkedin Corporation
20120072433 - Identifying the unifying subject of a set of facts: A method and system for identifying a subject of a document and facts included within are described. A source document that includes facts and linking documents that include hyperlinks to the source document are identified. The anchor texts of the hyperlinks are identified and candidate labels are generated based on... Agent:
20120072431 - Methods and systems for implementing fulfillment management: Embodiments of the invention include a method of implementing fulfillment management. The method includes receiving order information, wherein the order information includes one or more order lines, selecting at least one of the one or more order lines, scoring the one or more selected order lines, and accessing one or... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072429 - Public relations and reputation mining via semantic analytics: A method, information processing system, and computer readable storage medium manage public relations queries using semantic analysis. A public relations query expressed in natural language is received from a user. A set of relevant topics and subjects associated with the query are identified. A set of information sources are identified... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072430 - System for managing moveable assets using automatic identification and data capture technology, and method for operating same: A Movable Asset Management System using Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) Devices and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The movable asset management system using AIDC technologies includes: AIDC devices storing information about movable property and/or movable property collateral and transmitting the same to an external device;... Agent:
20120072434 - Information retrieval method, information retrieval apparatus, and computer product: An information retrieval apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a numerical value defining a boundary of a numerical range; a detecting unit that detects a number of places in and a head numeral of the numerical value; an extracting unit that extracts from a bit string group, a bit... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120072435 - Multidimensional tags: Various embodiments of systems and methods for generating multidimensional tags to analyze tagged contents are described herein. One or more predetermined tag dimensions and one or more predetermined measures associated with web content are recorded when at least one tag core is defined. The predetermined tag dimensions provide quantitative metrics... Agent:
20120072438 - Generation and processing of pick/put system configuration and recipe data sets: A format for information that may be used in one or more spreadsheets to enter desired characteristics that may then be shown or activated on one or more pick/put system modules is provided. A method of generating, storing, and later recalling different recipes, and the necessary computer program to cause... Agent:
20120072437 - Real-time constituent targeting system: Real-time constituent targeting systems that provide users with a constantly updated queue of contact information for constituents who are likely positively disposed towards a campaigns candidate or cause. Real-time constituent targeting systems may rely on a variety of available constituent information, whether individualized or averaged, and the historical disposition results... Agent:
20120072436 - Relationship and content management application: A web-based Relationship and Content Management Application combining an organization's CRM and ECM systems by integrating CRM's contacts with an ECM system's key features and functionality. The user of such is able to efficiently store and retrieve a combination of information for a relationship from CRM as well as from... Agent: Wall Street Network, Inc.
20120072439 - Query and result rebinding: The metadata-based intermediation between two data sources. A computing system accesses a query message (e.g., a query or a query response). The query message is structured to be compatible with the first data source. The computing system uses metadata either directly, or indirectly through the execution of code referenced by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072440 - Customer service contact: A method may include receiving session control protocol messages to establish a session between a workstation and a user device. The session control protocol messages may include context information. The context information may include a browser history associated with the user of the user device. The method may further include... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120072443 - Data searching system and method for generating derivative keywords according to input keywords: A data searching system and method for generating derivative keywords according to input keywords are provided. The data searching system and method extract at least one original input keyword from an input inquiry string by making a comparison with words in a word bank, generate derivative keywords according to the... Agent: Inventec Corporation
20120072447 - Defining sub-cube scope based upon a query: Technologies are described herein for defining the scope of a sub-cube based upon a database query. A request is received to perform a query of a multi-dimensional database, such as a cube, stored at a server computer. In response to the request, the scope for a sub-portion, called a sub-cube,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072444 - Detection and display of volatile data: A method, system and computer program product for detecting and displaying potentially volatile data. A metadata store, which is attached to a data store, is used for storing metadata corresponding to the stored data. A data retrieval component is used for retrieving a first and a second subset of data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072448 - Location-based data service apparatus and method: Provided is an apparatus for location based data service, in which a location based data is provided to a user. A space of interest (SOI) graphic providing unit provides graphic information needed for a location based data search. An SOI processing unit generates SOI information that is structurally connected to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120072441 - Methods, systems, or apparatuses, to process, create, or transmit one or more messages relating to goods or services: Embodiments of methods, systems, or apparatuses relating to data processing and more particularly to methods, systems, or apparatuses to process, create, or transmit, one or more messages relating to goods or services.... Agent:
20120072442 - Monadic type preservation for query operators: Monadic types are preserved for query operators to further query operator compositionality utilizing operators defined over a monad. Query operators that are defined over a monad and are suited to return non-monadic types are constructed or altered to return a monadic type. For instance, aggregate query operators defined over a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072445 - Signature loop authorizing method and apparatus: Systems and methods for automating and increasing the efficiency of business processes using a role structure which is preferably hierarchical. The hierarchical role structure defines a plurality of roles within several hierarchical levels. Various rights are associated with the different roles to enable positions which are associated with the roles... Agent:
20120072446 - Techniques using captured information: Techniques are provided utilizing captured information. The captured information includes at least one of audio and image information. In response to connecting a capture device including the captured information to another device, the captured information is downloaded to the other device, a text portion is formed corresponding to the captured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072449 - Object instance versioning: A first version of object data for an object instance can be stored in an object persistence store, which can be a distributed store. After the first version of the object data is stored, a second version of the object data can be stored in the store, without deleting the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072450 - Systems, methods and software for researching statutory information: With conventional print and electronic tools, researching statutory material is difficult and time-consuming. So, to facilitate this type of research, the present inventors devised systems, methods, and software that promise to improve the ability of researchers to find, verify, read, and/or interpret statutory information. One exemplary system provides options for... Agent: Thomson Reuters Global Resources
20120072451 - Media playback in a virtual environment: A framework is provided for selecting media files for playback in a computer game. In one embodiment, user actions in the computer game are monitored. Further, user characterizations of media files may also be retrieved. The user characterizations may be input by a plurality of users via a media player... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120072452 - Histology workflow management system: Systems, methods, and products are described that provide for a histology workflow management system and associated functions. One aspect provides for accessing one or more digital specimen images; generating one or more patient records and one or more case records; matching the one or more digital specimen images to the... Agent: Omnyx, LLC
20120072454 - Apparatus and method for identifying the creator of a work of art: A method for determining the authorship of a picture, wherein the method comprises at least the following steps: —transferring the picture to be examined or parts of the picture to be examined with the aid of a digitizing means, in particular a scanner, into at least one data set, —analyzing... Agent:
20120072453 - Systems, methods, and media for determining fraud patterns and creating fraud behavioral models: Systems, methods, and media for analyzing fraud patterns and creating fraud behavioral models are provided herein. In some embodiments, methods for analyzing call data associated with fraudsters may include executing instructions stored in memory to compare the call data to a corpus of fraud data to determine one or more... Agent:
20120072455 - Support for a parameterized query/view in complex event processing: The present invention includes a method for providing parameterized queries in complex event processing (CEP). The method includes providing a query template which includes one or more bind variables, providing sets of parameters corresponding to the one or more bind variables, and parsing the query template to determine positions of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072456 - Adaptive resource allocation for multiple correlated sub-queries in streaming systems: A system, method and computer program product for allocating computing resources to process a plurality of data streams. A system for allocating resources to process a plurality of data streams. The system includes, but is not limited to: a memory device and a processor being connected to the memory device.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072457 - Fuzzy keyword searching: A fuzzy, or ambiguous, keyword searching process and systems for implementing the fuzzy keyword searching process are provided. In general, one or more keyword search terms are first identified for a search. Next, a user is enabled to adjust a logical fuzziness, or logical ambiguity, for each of the one... Agent: Abo Enterprises, LLC
20120072458 - System and method for providing search keyword list: A method and system for providing a search keyword list are provided. The search keyword list providing system includes an initial letter receiving unit to receive at least one initial letter from a user terminal; a list providing unit to provide a first search keyword list that contains at least... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120072459 - Distributed data storage and access systems: A distributed system for content storage and access includes a storage platform having at least a first storage component, and an access platform having one or multiple access components. Each access component is associated with at least one access service. The access service may be an administrative service for receiving... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20120072460 - User accessibility to data analytics: A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product performs an appropriate type of data analysis for a user. A preliminary request for a data analysis is received from a user having a user profile. The preliminary request fails to identify an appropriate data source for the data analysis, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072461 - Access control for business process data: Controlling access to business process data is disclosed. An instance of a first business process object configured to contain business process data of a business process is created. An instance of a second business process object configured to contain business process data of the business process is created. A first... Agent: Emc Corporation
20120072462 - Processing of categorized product information: Data processing includes accessing a product category tree, the product category tree comprising a plurality of hierarchical levels. A leaf category level of the plurality of hierarchical levels comprises a leaf category node. The leaf category node includes product information. The product information comprises a plurality of product attribute parameters.... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20120072466 - Contents creating device and contents creating method: To provide a contents creating device and a contents creating method capable of distributing contents having an article arrangement with high relativity to a user as distribution destination. A contents creating device 100 to create contents to be distributed within a predetermined group, including a material evaluation unit 130 configured... Agent: Kddi Corporation
20120072465 - Dynamic schema-based api mapping for traversing inter-cloud application boundaries: Various systems, methods, and machine-readable media are described for providing dynamic schema-based API mapping for traversing inter-cloud application boundaries. Embodiments provide for internal schemas to be created, enabling a system to create internal data objects from external data by using the internal schemas. Application schemas can then be created, enabling... Agent: Unicorn Media, Inc.
20120072463 - Method and apparatus for managing content tagging and tagged content: A content tagging and management capability is provided for enabling automatic tagging of content and management of tagged content. A registration capability is provided for enabling creation of a user account and association of information with the user account where the information is adapted for supporting automatic content tagging and... Agent:
20120072464 - Systems and methods for master data management using record and field based rules: According to some embodiments, a plurality of input records may be received from a plurality of sources, and each input record may include a plurality of fields. It may then be detected that a set of input records from different sources are related to each other (e.g., are duplicates). One... Agent:
20120072467 - General map web interface: A data processing system including one or more geographic information systems (GISs) and one or more application programs, in which a common interface supports communication between multiple application programs and multiple GISs. The application programs and GISs may be implemented in different programming languages. Communication may occur in the same... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120072468 - System and method for dynamically generating a selectable search extension: A system and related techniques accept user-inputted search terms, for example to perform a search for files or other data or objects. According to embodiments, an extension of a search to different levels or points in the file system hierarchy may be automatically generated and presented to the user as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072469 - Methods and apparatus to analyze and adjust demographic information: Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to analyze and adjust demographic information of audience members are disclosed. An example method involves generating a first model based on reference demographic data corresponding to panelists and based on second demographic data and behavioral data from a database proprietor. The second demographic data... Agent:
20120072471 - Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus that positively notifies a notification destination of information to be notified even if a communication protocol is changed before notifying storage of stored data. A notification setting processing section of a document storage notification application sets a protocol for accessing the stored document data from a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120072470 - Write behind cache with m-to-n referential integrity: A batch of data records generated by at least one application for persistent storage is cached by a cache management device. At least one of the batch of data records includes at least one foreign key reference that each references one non-existent data record. It is determined that one of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072472 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and storage medium: In a system, in order to allow transfer of information relating to image data and the like to a desired directory in a directory structure in a host information processing apparatus, without performing an operation at the host information processing apparatus, in a first apparatus, a directory-information management unit acquires... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120072473 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: According to one embodiment, there is provided an information processing apparatus, including: a discrimination module configured to determine whether writing-subject data to be written into a storage region of an information recording medium is high extensible data or low extensible data; and an allocation module configured to allocate a data... Agent:
20120072474 - Device management apparatus and device management method: A device management apparatus is capable of communicating with a plurality of devices connected thereto via a network. The device management apparatus includes a storage unit that stores therein setting items and setting values for the devices; an acquiring unit that acquires, from each of the devices, a file describing... Agent:03/15/2012 > 105 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120066174 - Multimedia inspection database system (midas) for dynamic run-time data evaluation: An object-oriented system provides a comprehensive and integrated tool to manage, operate, analyze and inspect structures by providing 3-D visualization of the structures, a database interface, connectivity with one or more databases, a data display and analysis capabilities. The structural model is stored as an object-oriented, serialized file as a... Agent: Vasudevan Software Inc.
20120066175 - Method and apparatus for operating a contact center system: One embodiment of the invention provides a method of operating a multimedia contact center. The method comprises providing multimedia communications session management support for a plurality of customers. Each customer maintains customer relationship management (CRM) data. The CRM data is uploaded from the plurality of customers into a multimedia database.... Agent:
20120066176 - Methods, systems, and products for anonymous loan documents: Methods, systems, and products create anonymous loan documents. Electronic loan documents are prepared for a borrower of a loan. An anonymous shadow copy of the electronic loan documents is generated that removes personally identifying information, such as names, addresses, and social security numbers. The anonymous shadow copy of the electronic... Agent:
20120066177 - Systems and methods for remote deletion of contact information: An exemplary system for providing remote deletion of contact information includes a first device associated with a first user. The first device is configured to generate and send a delete request message to a second device. In some embodiments, the delete request message includes a request to delete contact information... Agent:
20120066178 - Systems and methods for construction field management and operations with building information modeling: The invention generally relates to systems and methods for construction field management and operations with building information modeling. In certain embodiments, the invention provides systems for construction field management and operations, that include a central processing unit (CPU), and storage coupled to the CPU for storing instructions that when executed... Agent: Vela Systems, Inc.
20120066179 - Server apparatus and control method of the same: File migration is allowed to be properly performed while suppressing an adverse effect caused by the migration on other users. A first server apparatus 3a is communicatively coupled to a first storage apparatus 10a, and a second server apparatus 3b that is communicatively coupled to a second storage apparatus 10b,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd
20120066180 - File-backed in-memory structured storage for service synchronization: Providing synchronization to a local system. Embodiments may include downloading a batch of changes in a heterogeneous batch. The batch of changes is correlated to an anchor affiliated with a synchronization service. The anchor is a reference point indicating time or relative order. The batch of changes and the anchor... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066181 - File removal with no available disk blocks in redirect-on-write file systems: Embodiments include a method for removing a file within a redirect-on-write file system. In some embodiments, a file removal operation is detected in a file management unit, which resides in a memory unit. It is then determined that the number of free data blocks in the persistent storage is below... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066182 - Inode management in redirect-on-write file system: Some embodiments of the inventive subject matter allow a redirect-on-write file system to continue processing file transactions while writing a snapshot to persistent storage. Thus, embodiments do not block file transactions while flushing snapshots to persistent storage. To avoid blocking, some embodiments the file system can maintain two snapshot generations.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066183 - File cloning across different filesets: After a clone file is created from a file, a write request targeting the clone file can be handled. It is determined that the write request indicates the clone file that was cloned from a file in a first fileset. The clone file is of a second fileset and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066184 - Speculative execution in a real-time data environment: Techniques are described for speculatively executing operations on data in a data stream in parallel in a manner that increases the efficiency of the stream-based application. In addition to executing operations in parallel, embodiments of the invention may determine whether certain results produced by the parallel operations are valid results... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066185 - System and method for database integrity checking: A method is disclosed for checking the integrity of a database through a test of database integrity information provided in the database and integrity information provided external to the database. The integrity information may be provided in a configuration file.... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
20120066186 - Systems and methods to select media content: A method includes accessing, at a device, data identifying a plurality of categories of media content. The data includes a first value associated with a first category of the plurality of categories of media content and a second value associated with a second category of the plurality of categories of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120066187 - Parcel data acquisition and processing: In some embodiments, scripts may be used to perform parcel data acquisition, conversion, and clean-up/repair in an automated manner and/or through graphical user interfaces. The scripts may be used, for example, to repair geometries of new parcel data, convert multi-part parcel geometries to single part parcel geometries (explode), eliminate duplicate... Agent: Corelogic Real Estate Solutions, LLC
20120066188 - Recording / reproducing method and recording / reproducing device: A recording/reproducing method includes: reading a first uncompressed data from a first recording medium; reading the first uncompressed data from a buffer memory at a speed higher than a normal reproduction speed and compressing the read first uncompressed data to generate a compressed data; and recording the generated compressed data... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120066189 - Controlling and recovering long-lived transactions: Some embodiments of the inventive subject matter are directed to performing sub-transactions of a long-lived transaction (LLT) in a sequence (e.g., according to an LLT flow) and writing a log entry at the performance of each of the sub-transactions that specifies results of the sub-transaction. Some embodiments do not require... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066190 - Handling file operations with low persistent storage space: In some embodiments, a file management unit located in the operating system detects a write operation that writes the data blocks within the consistency snapshot (in main memory) to the persistent storage. The file management unit can then determine that all transactions have been completed before the write operation begins.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066193 - Distributed garbage collection: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for garbage collection. A garbage collection data structure is provided for deleting unused data objects. One or more object identifiers are stored in a first data structure in the garbage collection data structure. Each object identifier represents a data object... Agent: Sepaton, Inc.
20120066192 - Maintenance and access of a linked list: A method includes atomically reading a next field of a current element of the linked list to determine a first value that encodes a first pointer to the first element and a first indication of an owner of the first element. The first indication of the owner is stored in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066191 - Optimized concurrent file input/output in a clustered file system: Embodiments include a method comprising transmitting from a node of a plurality of nodes within a clustered file system provides concurrent file I/O access for files, to write access a region of a file. The method includes receiving an authorization to write access the region without a lock to preclude... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066194 - Approximate representation and processing of arbitrary correlation structures for correlation handling in databases: Implementations of the present disclosure include receiving user input, the user input indicating a distribution type and a correlation factor, providing the distribution type and correlation factor for identifying an approximate correlation representation (ACR) histogram from a plurality of ACR histograms based on the distribution type and the correlation factor,... Agent: Sap Ag
20120066196 - Device for determining internet activity: The invention concerns a method of determining, by an electronic processing device coupled to the internet, a score (Si) indicating the amount of internet activity associated with a subject, the method comprising: receiving one or more search terms relating to said subject, and initiating a search via the internet for... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120066197 - Hybrid query system for electronic medical records: An electronic medical record employs a hybrid search engine which can perform structured queries for comprehensive search results and text searches for rapid identification of relevant information. A standard structured database of medical data is rendered accessible to text searches by generating pseudo-documents from the database that can then be... Agent:
20120066195 - Search assist powered by session analysis: One embodiment selects from a set of query-suggestion pairs a first query and a subset of query-suggestion pairs that each has the first query as its query; computes a Log Likelihood Ratio (LLR) value for each query-suggestion pair from the subset of query-suggestion pairs; ranks the subset of query-suggestion pairs... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120066200 - Metasearch engine for ordering items returned in travel related search results using multiple queries on multiple unique hosts: Process and system for metasearching on the Internet performed by a metasearch engine, comprising: receiving an HTTP request from a client device for the metasearch engine to send a plurality of search queries to a plurality of unique hosts that provide access to information to be searched, the HTTP request... Agent:
20120066198 - System for targeting advertising content to a plurality of mobile communication facilities: A system for targeting advertising content includes the steps of: (a) receiving respective requests for advertising content corresponding to a plurality of mobile communication facilities operated by a group of users, wherein the plurality includes first and second types of mobile communication facilities with different rendering capabilities; (b) receiving a... Agent:
20120066199 - System for targeting advertising content to a plurality of mobile communication facilities: A system for targeting advertising content includes the steps of: (a) receiving respective requests for advertising content corresponding to a plurality of mobile communication facilities operated by a group of users, wherein the plurality includes first and second types of mobile communication facilities with different rendering capabilities; (b) receiving a... Agent:
20120066202 - Method and apparatus for enhancing search results by extending search to contacts of social networks: A information search method extends to a social networking site to search information by a contact name and other elements as location-based information, relationship, product, etc. The method includes the steps of receiving a search term specified by a searcher, detecting whether WHO is specified in the search term to... Agent:
20120066201 - Systems and methods for generating a search: The described embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for generating a search on an electronic device. The method includes receiving a multimedia object, determining metadata corresponding to the multimedia object and generating a search query corresponding to the metadata. The system includes an input interface configured to select a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120066203 - Online content ranking system based on authenticity metric values for web elements: Methods and systems for identifying and ranking search results and online advertisements based on authenticity are described. A search server includes an authenticity index, which includes authenticity metric values associated with one or more web elements. The authenticity metric values may indicate the relative authority of the web element with... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120066206 - Distributed query compilation and evaluation system and method: A system and method for distributed query compilation and evaluation involving a first table having a first number of partitions and a second table having a second number of partitions. A query operation, such as a join, is performed for each combination of partitions from the first and second tables.... Agent: Intellidimension, Inc.
20120066204 - Providing lightweight multidimensional online data storage for web service usage reporting: Distributed and local processes analyze usage data and transform it into objects including timestamps and dimensions. Objects include a position vector to represent dimension analysis and additional attributes associated with measurements of different types. The objects are stored in a multidimensional database indexed on the vector and timestamp attributes.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066205 - Query compilation optimization system and method: A system and method of compiling a query involving clumping contiguous constraints of a query into one or more subqueries based on partition organization parameters and evaluating each subquery against a partition of a graph having data records for the corresponding partition organization parameter value. In one example, clumping of... Agent: Intellidimension, Inc.
20120066207 - Data combination system and data combination method: A data join system of the present invention includes a table determination unit 11 selecting a record b as a join target if a value of a key item included in a record a acquired by a data write unit from a table A falls within a first predetermined range... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20120066217 - Complete context™ search system: A system, method and computer program product for developing an entity context frame or situation summary before using said context frame/situation summary to develop an index, perform a context search and return prioritized results. The search results may comprise a plurality of health related data where said health related data... Agent:
20120066209 - Electronic mail duplicate detection: Embodiments of the invention are related to a method and system for identifying linked electronic mails by receiving a query from a user, wherein the query comprises at least a segment of an electronic mail; and based on the segment received, rendering to the user at least one of related... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066214 - Handling data sets: A method, system and computer program product provides a first characteristic associated with a first data set and a single data value, and a second characteristic associated with a second data set; and calculates at least one of: 1) the similarity of the first data set with the second data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066213 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product: Provided is an information processing apparatus using composite data of image data and text information as search subjects that includes: a word dictionary; a character information extracting unit that extracts and recognizes character information out of the image data; a search subject word extracting unit that converts the character information... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120066210 - Interface to navigate and search a concept hierarchy: A method includes receiving a concept hierarchy at a computing device. The concept hierarchy identifies concepts associated with a document corpus. An interface based on the concept hierarchy is generated. The interface is operable to navigate, search, and modify the concept hierarchy. The method includes transmitting the interface for display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066212 - Monitoring hashtags in micro-blog posts to provide one or more crowd-based features: Systems and methods are disclosed for monitoring hashtags in micro-blog posts, or status updates, from users to provide one or more crowd-based features. In one embodiment, a micro-blog post of a user in a crowd of users is obtained. The crowd of users is a group of users within a... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC
20120066215 - Searching a database that stores information about individual habitable units: Techniques for creating and searching a database that stores information about a plurality of individual habitable units (IHUs) are provided. An example of an IHU is a hotel room. Image data that depicts where a plurality of IHUs reside relative to each other is placed on a base image, such... Agent:
20120066208 - Sizing content recommendation system: In various example embodiments, systems and methods to provide sizing content recommendations are provided. Search parameters are received from a user. In response, sizing data for the user is accessed. Using the sizing data, content from a marketplace matching the sizing data and the search parameters are determined. The matching... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120066218 - Solution search for software support: A search middleware may be used to receive search requests regarding a software incident associated with a software application. The search requests may be populated with attribute values determined based on context data associated with the software application and collected in association with the software incident. The search requests may... Agent: Sap Ag
20120066211 - System and method for analyzing search engine optimization procedures: A system and method for search engine optimization includes monitoring a website for changes in content; logging traffic to the website; analyzing data regarding the traffic to determine a relationship between the content and traffic changes; monitoring ranking of the website in search results where a specific search keyword is... Agent:
20120066216 - System and method for quantifying visibility within search engines: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for quantifying visibility into a search engine and into search results for a specific query into a search engine. A system configured to practice the method obtains a first set of search results from a search engine, using a name of an... Agent: Vizibility Inc.
20120066219 - System to compile landmark image search results: This patent discloses a system to compile a landmark image search result. The system may determine a rank of each image within a visual cluster according to at least one of a low-level self-similarity score, a low-level discriminative modeling score, and a point wise linking score. The landmark image search... Agent:
20120066220 - Filtering system for providing personalized information in the absence of negative data: Systems and methods are provided for ranking documents. In accordance with certain implementations, a user selects one or more documents for viewing from a set of documents. Documents selected by the user for viewing within a predetermined time period are maintained in a profile associated with the user. At least... Agent: Aol Inc.
20120066221 - Method and system for creating a personalized journal based on collecting links to information and annotating those links for later retrieval: A system and method is provided for handling data in wireless communication devices where data may be captured and linked to a personal journal via indexing and mapping of context data tags abstracted from captured data. The captured data may be retrieved by matching a query to one or more... Agent:
20120066224 - Clustering of analytic functions: A method, system, and computer program product for improved clustering of analytic functions in a data processing environment are described. A set of instances of an analytic function receiving data input from a set of data sources is identified. A first subset of instances is configured to receive input from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066223 - Method and computing device for creating distinct user spaces: A method and computing device for creating distinct user spaces are described. Concerning the method, in a platform originally designed as a single user platform, user data associated with a plurality of users can be stored and segmented. In addition, links to point to user data that is associated with... Agent: Openpeak Inc.
20120066225 - Profiling method and system: The invention relates to a method and system for profiling recipients into recipient categories on the basis of responses to content items provided to users. The profiling is based on rankings that are assigned to the content items, recipient categories, links between the content items and links between the content... Agent: Cvon Innovations Ltd
20120066222 - Web architecture for green design and construction: A method and computer programming 10 for web directory and search engine processing of a plurality of computation jobs in a grid computing system and hash function 12 used to speed up table look up or data comparison tasks, such as finding items in a database and detecting duplicated or... Agent:
20120066226 - Social media organizer for instructional media: A social media organizer for instructional or educational content may maintain one or more media clips relating to used-defined educational or instructional topics. In one implementation, a device may maintain user-created sets of media clips, where the media clips in a set of media clips include instructional media clips that... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20120066228 - Baselines over indexed, versioned data: Provided are techniques for receiving a request to create a current baseline with a baseline identifier and selecting data elements that are to be included in the current baseline. For each of the data elements, for a version of the data element to be included in the current baseline, a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066227 - E-mail thread hierarchy detection: A plurality of segments in an e-mail collection by parsing content of e-mails is generated. Corresponding segment signature for each segment is created and a signature index is populated using the generated segment signatures. After receiving a query e-mail, a plurality of query segments in the query e-mail is generated... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066229 - Systems and methods for operating a saturated hash table: Systems and methods for operating a saturated hash table are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a hash table located in memory of a computer and a hash program in communication with the hash table. The hash table may include a plurality of index positions, and the hash program... Agent: Lumension Security, Inc.
20120066231 - Dynamic profile slice: Systems and methods are provided for maintaining a dynamic profile slice of a user profile of a user. In one embodiment, a real-time user-generated context of the user is monitored over time to accumulate keywords in the dynamic profile slice of the user that are representative of dynamic interests of... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC
20120066230 - Object sharing and search system: This invention is related to an object sharing and search system (OS3) that allows users to create and share computational content of any sort in a multi-user computing environment. It considers user, domain and document as three basic and interacting classes of objects, and allows users to create domain hierarchies,... Agent:
20120066232 - Vehicle navigation system: A vehicle navigation system having a database configured to store map data. The database includes links corresponding to road segments and attributes associated with the links. The map data includes at least some links associated with a curvature attribute. A mean absolute curvature ( κ) is stored for the curvature... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120066234 - Method and apparatus for providing internet service in mobile communication terminal: A method and apparatus provide an Internet service in a mobile communication terminal. The method includes determining a user interest subject from user data existing within the mobile communication terminal, collecting service items through network access, determining a subject for each of the collected service items, determining relevance between the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120066233 - System and methods for mapping user reviewed and rated websites to specific user activities: A computer-implemented method for helping users to find the most relevant website for a given activity includes storing, in an activity database, a plurality of activities each comprising a verb that represents a task associated with the activity, storing in the activity database addresses of a plurality of websites in... Agent:
20120066235 - Content processing device: A content processing device includes a first acquisition unit acquiring a content data; a second acquisition unit acquiring a history including a time when a user plays the content data; a first extraction unit extracting a keyword from the content data; a management unit extracting a preference keyword representing a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120066236 - Method for semantic service registration and query based on wordnet: A method for semantic service registration and query based on WordNet is disclosed. The method includes the following steps: (1) semantic service registration: a service provider registers a service and uploads the Web Service Description Language (WSDL) document corresponding to the service, and a system parses the WSDL document to... Agent: Zhejiang University
20120066237 - Delta language translation: Revised component selector extracts a translation file comprising a plurality of English keys and translation language values in a database, including untranslated keys as an XML file. The revised component selector extracts a plurality of English keys and translation language values and determines whether there are XML unsupported characters in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066238 - Biomarker fusion system and method: An apparatus comprises an ERP testing system that is configured to administer an ERP test. The apparatus further comprises a computer in communication with the ERP testing system. The computer is operable to access a database of biomarkers. The computer is further operable to define at least one class set... Agent:
20120066240 - Facility search device: A facility search device includes: a facility information storage unit that stores facility information; an additional information storage unit that stores additional facility information; a facility search unit that searches for facilities from the facility information and the additional facility information; a sameness determination unit that determines the sameness of... Agent:
20120066239 - Link analysis mapping program risk management: A method and system for managing risk by indicating links between one or more persons or entities which can include a process that gathers information about individuals and organizations into a computerized system where it can be analyzed to associate one or more individuals or organizations with links to other... Agent:
20120066241 - Retrieving and viewing medical images: As medical imaging becomes more affordable, and the diversity of diagnostic modalities and therapeutic treatments increase, the amount of data being stored increases, and the problem becomes even more critical. One approach to improve retrieval efficiency of images is to employ semantics to establish a defined set of search and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120066242 - System and method of enabling identification of a right event sound corresponding to an impact related event: A system and method of enabling identification of a right event sound (ES) corresponding to an impact related event is described. The instant invention facilitates the identification of the most appropriate sound for an impact related audio-video event thereby enabling the content producers to mix it with the video content... Agent:
20120066243 - Mining product recommendation from query reformulations: In various example embodiments, systems and methods to mine product recommendations from query reformulation is provided. In example embodiments, a search query is mapped to a particular product. Transition data for the particular product is accessed. The transition data includes values reflecting a number of search transitions between the particular... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120066244 - Name retrieval method and name retrieval apparatus: Name retrieval methods and name retrieval apparatuses that detect retrieval-target names that are representable as character strings including a ligature taking arbitrary property of a ligature into consideration in both a case where the ligature is input, and a case where the series of characters corresponding to the ligature is... Agent:
20120066245 - Watercraft automation and aquatic effort data utilization: Watercraft automation and aquatic data utilization for aquatic efforts are disclosed. In one aspect, an anchor point is obtained and a watercraft position maintenance routine is actuated to control the watercraft to maintain association with the anchor point. In another aspect, prior aquatic effort data is obtained in association with... Agent:
20120066246 - Watercraft automation and aquatic effort data utilization: Watercraft automation and aquatic data utilization for aquatic efforts are disclosed. In one aspect, an anchor point is obtained and a watercraft position maintenance routine is actuated to control the watercraft to maintain association with the anchor point. In another aspect, prior aquatic effort data is obtained in association with... Agent:
20120066255 - Attribute combination discovery for predisposition determination: A method and system are presented in which a query attribute is used as the basis for accessing stored attribute combinations and their frequencies of occurrence for query-attribute-positive individuals and query-attribute-negative individuals and tabulating, based on frequencies of occurrence, those attribute combinations that are most likely to co-occur with the... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20120066251 - Correlating transportation data: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including executable instructions encoded on one or more machine-readable storage media, for correlating transportation data are described. A transportation schedule that includes planned records for first trips and associations between the first trips and corresponding first trip IDs may be accessed. A transportation status update that... Agent: Google Inc.
20120066250 - Custom operators for a parallel query engine: Embodiments are directed to implementing custom operators in a query for a parallel query engine and to generating a partitioned representation of a sequence of query operators in a parallel query engine. A computer system receives a portion of partitioned input data at a parallel query engine, where the parallel... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066248 - Dynamic creation of materialized database views: A control file is created which ordinary views that are to be converted to materialized views. A conversion program controlled by the control file can then create all of the materialized views at one time, and only that single conversion program needs to be written. By running the conversion program... Agent:
20120066253 - Mapping product identification information to a product: Mapping product identification data to product information. Generating classifiers operative to classify products referred to in product identification data. Receiving client product identification data. Applying at least one generated classifier on the received product identification data. Using at least one classification determined by the applied classifier(s) and a subset of... Agent: Cbs Interactive, Inc.
20120066252 - Medium and method for collection of information, and information collection support system: A computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process for collection of information, includes receiving a division condition of a value range of an attribute from a user; dividing the value range of the attribute into a plurality of ranges under the received division condition;... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120066254 - Point in phasetme system and method thereof: A Phasetime Method and Automated System for tracking Element Efforts that result in end products, at least including products of art, industry, and nature, and reporting Development Event Efforts by their virtual Points in Phasetime within designated Past, Present, and Future Project Development Phases. Dynamically generated Phasetime Reports display Element... Agent:
20120066247 - Query generation based on hierarchical filters: P
20120066249 - Utilizing hierarchy metadata to improve path selection: Embodiments are directed to implementing hierarchy metadata to improve relational model default path selection heuristics. A computer system receives a database query from a user. The query is configured to return a portion of requested data stored in the database. The database includes multiple different data entities related to each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066256 - Method and system for generating search urls: Method and system for generating dynamic content. A request and associated information is received for generating a dynamic content page (DCP). The DCP is generated by a DCP generation engine by integrating a number of pieces of content accessible from respective sources. The content pieces to be included in the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120066257 - Document management system, search designation method, and storage medium: A document management system according to the present invention manages a plurality of documents in which attribute names and attribute values corresponding to the attribute names are set as attributes. The document management system displays the attribute names and the attribute values set for a document selected from the plurality... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120066258 - Method of improving a search: A computer-readable medium including computer-readable information thereon including instructions that provides a method for refining a search, the method comprising displaying results elements with attributes associated therewith. The search being adapted to be modified on a basis of an identification of the most relevant attributes. A computer system and an... Agent:
20120066259 - Reciprocal addition of attribute fields in access control lists and profiles for femto cell coverage management: System(s) and method(s) provide access management to femto cell service through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s), or black list(s)). White list(s) includes a set of subscriber station(s) identifier numbers, codes, or tokens, and also can include additional fields for femto cell access management based on desired complexity. White list(s)... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20120066260 - System and method for building decision trees in a database: A computer-implemented method of creating a data mining model in a database management system comprises accepting a database language statement at the database management system, the database language statement indicating a dataset and a data mining model to be created from the dataset, and creating, in the database management system,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120066261 - Content search apparatus, content search method, content search program, and recording medium: A content search apparatus that searches for content matching keywords, includes a history acquiring unit that acquires a user behavior history; a keyword acquiring unit that acquires keywords based on the user behavior history acquired by the history acquiring unit; a correlating unit that correlates with each of the keywords... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20120066262 - User-controlled management and distribution of user information: A first portal is configured to receive user information that includes at least one of contact data or biographical data associated with a particular user. The first portal is further configured to receive user selected information that includes at least a subset of the user information associated with the particular... Agent:
20120066264 - Automatic data store architecture detection: The present invention is a system for automatic recognition of data store architecture and tracking dynamic changes and evolution in data store architecture. The system of the invention is a complementary system, which can be added onto an existing data store system using the existing interfaces or can be integrated... Agent: Yanicklo Technology Limited Liability Company
20120066263 - Incremental data transfer in a database management system: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for incremental data transfer in a database management system (DBMS) are provided. In an embodiment, a database table enabled for partial export from a database management system is identified. Data within the database table to be exported is also... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20120066265 - Method and apparatus for supporting multiple users working on a project: A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for supporting multiple users working on a project includes a project server. Projects are divided into a plurality of revision units based on the type of each of the plurality of objects and the relationships between the plurality of objects. The division of the... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20120066266 - Mesh data creation method: Provided is a mesh data creation method allowing appropriate expression of population densities while making a balance between accuracy and granularity. In the mesh data creation method, when the number of samples in a region of reference mesh data with a predetermined size is not less than a threshold, divided... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20120066267 - Automatic layout derivation and implementation: Embodiments are directed to determining a data insertion point in a data layout based on relative cardinalities between data objects and to determining a data insertion point in a data layout based on defined hierarchies between data objects. In an embodiment, a computer system receives a user input indicating that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066268 - Content asset manager: A content asset manager (CAM) system manages content to be developed. CAM includes a data repository storing static assets and page assets operable to be used in a web site developed in a code editing system. A web service interfaces the CAM system with the code editing system and provides... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120066269 - Apparatus and method for generating context-aware information using local service information: An apparatus and method for generating context-aware information based on local service information are provided. In one embodiment, a hardware apparatus for generating context-aware information may include an information receiver configured to receive local service information from a local server; and a context-aware information generator configured to generate context-aware information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120066270 - Automated memory management of indexed data using weak references: Memory may be managed by a garbage collector. The memory may contain a data structure and an index. The data structure may include a plurality of objects. The index may index a plurality of the objects in the data structure. For each object which it indexes, the index may contain... Agent: Alelo, Inc.
20120066271 - Operationally complete hierarchical repository in a relational database: A modular repository is described, where operational features may be implemented without the need to scan every resource included in the modular repository. A modular repository includes a dedicated set of database objects containing all information needed to access the resources in the repository. For example, the database objects of... Agent:
20120066272 - Asynchronous verification for extended file attributes: A system receives a notification that a process is requesting access to a file stored in a file system, wherein the process is currently delayed from accessing the file. The system determines whether a current file attribute setting for the requested file is correct in response to receiving the notification... Agent:
20120066273 - System for and methods of automatically inserting symbols into electronic records of locate operations: Marking data representative of an underground facility locate operation is acquired by locate equipment and automatically processed so as to determine one or more symbols associated with the locate operation. A locate operation work order also may be processed with the marking data to determine the one or more symbols.... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20120066275 - Creating a database that stores information about individual habitable units: Techniques for creating and searching a database that stores information about a plurality of individual habitable units (IHUs) are provided. An example of an IHU is a hotel room. Image data that depicts where a plurality of IHUs reside relative to each other is placed on a base image, such... Agent:
20120066274 - Persistent file replacement mechanism: An original file of a versioned WPAR, that are incompatible with a global operating system, can be persistently replaced with a corresponding replacement file that is compatible with the global operating system. For this, the original file can be renamed and a symbolic link file can be created to reference... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066276 - Distributed metadata cache: Apparatuses, methods, and other embodiments associated with distributed metadata caching are described. According to one embodiment, a method includes intercepting a metadata request intended for an NFS server and communicating with a member of the set of peers to satisfy the metadata request from a distributed metadata cache maintained by... Agent:
20120066277 - File management device: A file management device manages a file on an online storage in a folder. The device includes a shared folder receiving unit to receive, form an information device used by a user having completed membership registration, designation of a shared folder to be shared with other users; a shared folder... Agent:
20120066278 - Distributed file hierarchy management in a clustered redirect-on-write file system: Management of a file hierarchy for a clustered file system can be distributed across nodes of the cluster. A cluster file hierarchy is accessed to determine location of a file in response to a request to write to a file. A first node maintains the cluster file hierarchy. It is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation03/08/2012 > 74 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120059791 - Automating the logging of table changes in a database: A system for logging changes to a database table comprises an administration tool, table metadata, a history table, and a service engine. The administration tool provides an interface through which a database administrator (DBA), database programmer, or other user can manage the table metadata and the history table, including the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059793 - Method of bi-directional synchronization of user data: Techniques for enabling writing and reading to and from a user file by at least a virtual software application. The user file includes a session file, an index file, and a data file. The techniques enable roaming between computers without the need to reconfigure, for example, the personalized information when... Agent: Installfree, Inc.
20120059792 - Techniques for the logical replication of high-level procedures: A method and system that annotates a redo log to provide information concerning the execution of a procedure at a primary database. The annotations include entry and exit markers that indicate the beginning and the end of the execution along with any arguments passed to the procedure, and whether the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120059794 - Software, systems, and methods for enhanced replication within virtual machine environments: Software, systems, and methods are disclosed herein for enhanced updating of replica storage volumes within virtual machine environments. A first group of data blocks of a plurality of data blocks on an underlying storage volume that have changed are identified. A second group of data blocks of the first group... Agent:
20120059795 - Methods and systems for providing enhancements to a business networking feed: Methods, systems, and apparatus facilitate social and business networking in a multi-tenant database. An application can provide each user with the ability view targeted data of interest. The data of interest can be supplied in a feed associated with the user created list, which compiles the feed items, e.g., comments,... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120059796 - Accessing data entities: Data entities in a client-server system are accessed. The client-server system comprises a set of clients, a server system, and a repository for storing a plurality of data entities. The server system comprises an inter-transactional cache, the inter-transactional cache being accessible for each client of the set of clients. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059797 - Systems and methods for performing storage operations using network attached storage: Systems and methods for performing hierarchical storage operations on electronic data in a computer network are provided. In one embodiment, the present invention may store electronic data from a network device to a network attached storage (NAS) device pursuant to certain storage criteria. The data stored on the NAS may... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20120059798 - Mirroring file data: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for mirroring file data. Generally, high availability and disaster recovery (“HADRON”) is achieved within a database management system by detecting which parts of a file have changed and sending the changed parts to secondaries. Adjacent or partially overlapping parts... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120059799 - Managing objects for a data file: Managing file objects in a data storage system includes providing a plurality of metadata servers, each metadata server having information for only a subset of file objects in the storage system, each subset for each of the metadata servers being less than a total number of file objects for the... Agent:
20120059800 - System and method for scalable reference management in a deduplication based storage system: A system and method for managing a resource reclamation reference list at a coarse level. A storage device is configured to store a plurality of storage objects in a plurality of storage containers, each of said storage containers being configured to store a plurality of said storage objects. A storage... Agent:
20120059801 - Knowledge archival and recollection systems and methods: A method of extracting knowledge comprising: initiating a search application; displaying a user search interface; receiving input parameters via the search interface; identifying a query type based on received input parameters; formulating a database query based on the received input parameters; transmitting the database query to a database, the database... Agent:
20120059802 - Method allowing validation of large volume of updates in a large production database of new entered data prior to their release: A method of insuring the integrity of a plurality of updates brought in real-time to a large production database concurrently used by one or more software applications is described. The large production database includes a plurality of products participating to the definition of objects. The method first comprises the step... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20120059803 - Disk scrubbing: A method, a system, and a computer program product are provided for data management. The method may comprise identifying a predefined set of data storage parameters and a predefined set of data scrubbing parameters. The method further may comprise determining the predefined set of data scrubbing parameters for first data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059804 - Data compression and decompression using relative and absolute delta values: A data compressor is disclosed for receiving a data stream comprising a plurality of data items and for outputting a compressed data stream, said data compressor comprising: a data input for receiving said data stream; a delta value calculator for generating a compressed delta value, said delta value calculator being... Agent: Arm Limited
20120059805 - Inter-organizational and intra-organizational repository for operating system images: Mechanisms are provided for collaborating between two or more operating system image repository systems. A first operating system image (OSI) repository system is associated with a second OSI repository system. Each of the first and second OSI repository systems store one or more OSIs for use either natively or virtually... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059806 - Updating an inverted index in a real time fashion: Systems and methods for regularly updating portions of a merged index are provided. Initially, upon receiving an indication that modifications have occurred to content of web-based documents, dynamic update of index (DUI) objects that identify the documents and expose the modified content are composed by ascertaining relative positions of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120059807 - System, method and computer program product for validating one or more metadata objects: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for creating, exporting, viewing and testing, and importing custom applications in a multitenant database environment. These mechanisms and methods can enable embodiments to provide a vehicle for sharing applications across organizational boundaries. The ability to share applications across organizational boundaries... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120059808 - Accessing data entities: Data entities in a client-server system are accessed. The client-server system comprises a set of clients, a server system, and a repository for storing a plurality of data entities. The server system comprises an inter-transactional cache, the inter-transactional cache being accessible for each client of the set of clients. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059809 - Joining multiple user lists: A computer-implemented method comprises receiving a request for content from a user, determining two user lists that are associated with the user, each user list including a definition that characterizes members of a respective user list, determining a consumer is a subscriber to the two user lists, determining the consumer... Agent: Google Inc.
20120059812 - Geocoding personal information: A computer-implemented method for generating geocoded user information is disclosed. The method comprises searching user data across multiple different data corpuses for entries having location-related information and determining locations for the location-related information. The method further comprises generating a map showing a current location of a mobile device along with... Agent: Google Inc.
20120059810 - Method and apparatus for processing spoken search queries: Some embodiments relate to a method of performing a search for content on the Internet, in which a user may speak a search query and speech recognition may be performed on the spoken query to generate a text search query to be provided to a plurality of search engines. This... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
20120059811 - Site memory processing: A system is provided for presenting users with relevant personalized and/or customized information whenever a visitor visits a website or performs an internet search. The described system described herein advantageously provides for the saving (clipping) of website information as an integrated part of a visitor's browsing experience. The content of... Agent:
20120059813 - Methods and apparatus for searching the internet: Some embodiments relate to performing a search for content via the Internet, wherein user input specifying a search query is supplied to a mobile communications device, such as, for example, a smartphone. The mobile communications device separately issues the search query to a plurality of search engines and can receive... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
20120059814 - Methods and apparatus for selecting a search engine to which to provide a search query: Some embodiments relate to a method of performing a search for content on the Internet, in which a user may issue a search query, and the search engine or engines to which that query is provided may be determined dynamically based on any of a variety of factors. For example,... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
20120059815 - User accessibility to resources enabled through adaptive technology: A computer implemented method, system and/or computer program product identify an appropriate resource for a user. A user profile is created for a user. A request, from the user, is received for a requested resource. Based on the user profile, a user-specific scope of the request, which defines a type... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059816 - Building content in q&a sites by auto-posting of questions extracted from web search logs: A search engine receives user-submitted queries, determines web pages that are relevant to those queries, and returns relevance-ranked lists of references to the relevant web pages. Additionally, the search engine adds each query's terms to a query log. An automated process asynchronously examines the log and locates questions therein. For... Agent:
20120059817 - Method for increasing the efficiency of synchronized scans through intelligent query dispatching: A computer-implemented method, apparatus and article of manufacture for optimizing execution of database queries in a computer system. In one embodiment, the steps and functions include: generating first and second query execution plans for first and second requests, wherein the first and second query execution plans are each comprised of... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120059818 - Display apparatus and displaying method of contents: A display apparatus and a displaying method of contents, the display apparatus including a content output unit which outputs contents, a display unit which displays predetermined space information, a user interface (UI) generating unit which generates UI information, a user input unit, and a control unit which classifies the contents... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120059820 - Aggregation, organization and provision of professional and social information: A method for performing a search for information pertaining to a search subject includes receiving a name of a person. A social/professional value is received. A search is performed based on the received name. A plurality of personal candidates is identified from results of the search and profiles of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059819 - Generating a search result ranking function: A method and a system to provide generate a search result ranking function, processing a search, and presenting search results are described to provide generate a search result ranking function, processing a search, and presenting search results are described. In one embodiment, a genetic algorithm module receives a plurality of... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120059821 - Method for efficiently supporting interactive, fuzzy search on structured data: A method to support efficient, interactive, and fuzzy search on text data includes an interactive, fuzzy search on structured data used in applications such as query relaxation, autocomplete, and spell checking, where inconsistencies and errors exist in user queries as well as data. It utilizes techniques to efficiently and interactively... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20120059822 - Knowledge management tool: A document processor for use with an indexing application comprising: a pre-defined programmatic interface for content extractors; a data store; and an extended document metadata processor; wherein: the content extractor proxy receives a signal from the indexing application identifying a target document; and the document metadata processor creates from the... Agent:
20120059824 - Allocating and managing random identifiers using a shared index set across products: Provided are techniques for selecting row identifiers from an initial index structure storing rows of randomized indexes. The row identifiers are randomized. Groups are formed with the randomized row identifiers so that each group has a predetermined number of row identifiers. At least one group is selected from the groups.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059825 - Collecting data from different sources: A system for collecting data from different sources is described. In one example embodiment, the system obtains content-related data from a plurality of source computer systems, automatically identifies, based on the content-related data, content items having respective popularity values greater than a predetermined threshold value as popular content items, and... Agent:
20120059823 - Index partition maintenance over monotonically addressed document sequences: Provided are techniques for partitioning a physical index into one or more physical partitions; assigning each of the one or more physical partitions to a node in a cluster of nodes; for each received document, assigning an assigned-doc-ID comprising an integer document identifier; and, in response to assigning the assigned-doc-ID... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059826 - Method and apparatus for video synthesis: An approach is provided for generating a compilation of media items. A plurality of media items is received. Respective context vectors for the media items are determined. The context vectors include, at least in part, orientation information, tilt information, altitude information, geo-location information, timing information, or a combination thereof associated... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120059827 - Enterprise data duplication identification: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for identifying duplicate data. In one exemplary embodiment, there is provided a method for identifying duplicate data. The method may include identifying one or more reference fields that include one or more data values. The method may include retrieving the one or... Agent:
20120059828 - Methods and systems for compressing indices: Systems and methods for compressing indices are described. In one aspect, a plurality of items are selected where each item has an entry in an inverted index and each item entry comprises a listing of articles that the item appears in. At least a first item entry and a second... Agent: Google Inc.
20120059829 - Object classification: A method and apparatus for processing an observation of an object to be classified, the method comprising using a particle filter in which an observation of an object to be classified is used to weight particles on a plurality of models for the object. The method may further comprise performing... Agent: Bae Systems PLC
20120059830 - Identifying computer users having files with common attributes: A method includes generating a first table having a set of attributes for each file in a first set of files associated with a first computer user. The set of attributes for each file in the first set of files have a plurality of attribute types. The method further includes... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059831 - Information searching apparatus, information searching method, and computer program: In response to a search request, the type of the terminal from which the request originated is determined, and a selection history is weighted and accumulated so that the order of the results of a search carried out according to set search conditions varies depending on the selection history. In... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120059836 - Device capability invocation method, widget device, server: The present invention relates to communication technologies, and discloses a device capability invocation method, a widget device, and a server. The device capability invocation method includes: receiving a device capability invocation request sent by a widget, where the device capability invocation request carries conditions of a device capability that needs... Agent:
20120059835 - In-vehicle media playback device: A control unit in a first playback system connected to a musical piece searching unit via a path having the highest data transfer rate includes a determining unit for discriminating between a request for musical piece information from the first playback system and a request for musical piece information from... Agent:
20120059837 - Information processing system, content recording/reproducing device, and information processing method: An entry information array includes m pieces of entry information corresponding to m directory entries of n directory entries included in a directory entry array. Each of the pieces of entry information includes name information of the directory entry, and allocation position information indicating allocation position of the directory entry... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120059834 - Operation supporting apparatus, operation supporting method, and program: An acquisition unit acquires operation process data (including first process data operable by an operator and second process data different from the first process data) of a manufacturing facility from a facility management apparatus. A search unit searches past operation process data similar to current operation process data based on... Agent:
20120059832 - Portable hash-based key location mechanism: A system and method for locating a data entry in a server cluster using a hash function and hash codes that can be implemented on any platform, system, or in any language. In one embodiment, a client hashes a key corresponding to a data entry to be accessed from the... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.
20120059833 - Prevention of library information leakage: An apparatus for preventing library information leakage includes an input processing unit to register, in an input-item list, library information items included in input design data, an input-item-list storing unit to store the input-item list, and an output processing unit to include, in output design data, library information items that... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120059838 - Providing entity-specific content in response to a search query: Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing devices facilitate providing entity-specific content to a user in response to a search request. A search request is received from a user and determined to be related to an entity. Domains associated with the entity are also identified. The search service identifies a set... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120059839 - Proxying open database connectivity (odbc) calls: An Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) proxy infrastructure to transparently route incoming queries to one or more selected query engines. The ODBC proxy receives a query from an application, and determines based on the characteristics of the query and the capabilities of the query engines which one or more query engines... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120059840 - Data integration using conceptual modeling framework: A computer implemented system and method that combines data from multiple sources to provide a unified view of data using multi-layered conceptual modeling framework. The invention provides means to model conceptual data models at multiple levels of abstraction and a means to map them with each other and with physical... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20120059843 - Context based data searching: Data searching over a network is facilitated. A search request is received from a user device via the network. The search request includes information related to the user device. The search request is processed by identifying a context chain related to the user device based on information passed with the... Agent:
20120059842 - Context-based user interface, search, and navigation: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing context-based user interfaces, searches, and navigation in business processes. One process includes operations for identifying a data field on an electronic page to be populated by a user for a business process and a data object associated with... Agent: Sap Ag
20120059845 - Detecting repeating content in broadcast media: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products provide social and interactive applications for detecting repeating content in broadcast media. In some implementations, a method includes: generating a database of audio statistics from content; generating a query from the database of audio statistics; running the query against the database of audio... Agent: Google Inc.
20120059844 - Method and system for analyzing data: A method and apparatus for identifying relationships among entity instances of a plurality of entities in a database. A plurality of entity reference relationship structures is accessed. Each entity reference relationship structure includes at least a pair of entity instance identifiers that identifies a relationship between entity instances of a... Agent:
20120059846 - Method for retrieving object information and portable electronic device applying the same: A method for retrieving object information is applied to a portable electronic device and includes the following steps. A global position system (GPS) module receives a position signal to get GPS data. A magnetic sensing module senses magnetic field to get azimuth direction data. A touch input module inputs an... Agent:
20120059841 - Network calling privacy with recording: Compliance with a privacy database and call-specific applications is provided within a network. A service control function (SCF), in communication with a privacy database, selectively establishes a call between an origin and a destination. Based on origin or destination identifiers, call parameters are determined for further operations associated with the... Agent: Gryphon Networks Corp.
20120059847 - Method and apparatus for callback supplementation of media program metadata: A method and apparatus for obtaining media program metadata is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of receiving a media program callback message in a content delivery system from a client device displaying a webpage retrieved from a host server, the media program embedded in the retrieved... Agent: Hulu LLC
20120059848 - Social network based user-initiated review and purchase related information and advertising: Techniques are provided which include obtaining, from a user, a query for review or purchase information from users in a social network of the user, relating to a product, service or brand that, for example, the use ay be considering or intending to purchase. Based at least in part on... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120059849 - Systems and methods for keyword analyzer: In one embodiment, a system and method is provided to browse and analyze files comprising text strings tagged with metadata. The system and method comprise various functions including browsing the metadata tags in the file, browsing the text strings, selecting subsets of the text strings by including or excluding strings... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.
20120059850 - Computerized face photograph-based dating recommendation system: A computer vision dating system analyzes combinations of face features of the system's user's photographs and recommends potential dating partners. A user selects preferred and not-preferred faces from a sample of other user's pictures. The system analyzes the features of the preferred and not-preferred faces comparing the combinations of features... Agent:
20120059851 - Function-oriented mapping of technological concepts: A method of mapping technologies relating to a technical database to a technical system, wherein the method comprises describing the technical system by at least one function, abstracting the at least one function by determining at least one system function, deriving, for each of a plurality of reference documents of... Agent:
20120059853 - System and method of learning-based matching: Some embodiments match address data in a database system having a corpus of address information stored therein. In some embodiments, an external address data for a company that is associated with a set of locations is received. Some embodiments determine whether the external address data matches existing address data that... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120059854 - Relocation of metadata server with outstanding dmapi requests: A cluster of computer system nodes share direct read/write access to storage devices via a storage area network using a cluster filesystem and operating system implementing DMAPI. Threads executing on a metadata client know when a DMAPI event is required, and generate the DMAPI event on their own initiative when... Agent:
20120059855 - Method and computer program product for enabling organization of media objects: A method for enabling organization of a plurality of media objects is disclosed. The method comprises playing a digital media object to a user; capturing the interaction of the user with the played digital media object; and tagging the played digital media object based on said interaction. A software program... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120059856 - Systems and methods for efficient data transfer: A system and method for transferring data are provided. The method comprises: sending, from a receiving device, a data query to request data from a sending device; receiving, from the sending device, a data result model in response to the data query, the data result model including a table block;... Agent: Sap Ag
20120059859 - Data extraction method, computer program product and system: Disclosed is a method of automatically extracting data from a target web page, comprising selecting (302) data in a source web page; determining (304) the respective DOM (document object model) trees of the source and target web page, and identifying the one or more nodes comprising the selected data in... Agent:
20120059858 - Minimal representation of connecting walks: Systems and methods for use in representing a path in a graph of nodes. A computing device determines an acyclical collection of primary edges that collectively reach all nodes within the graph, and also determines one or more secondary edges (e.g., edges other than the primary edges) between nodes of... Agent:
20120059857 - Presentation of data object hierarchies: Systems and methods for use in presenting a hierarchy of data objects. Data objects in a hierarchy are each associated with a node type of a plurality of node types. A graphical representation of the hierarchy is created. The graphical representation includes including a plurality of strata corresponding to the... Agent:
20120059860 - Network calling privacy with recording: Compliance with a privacy database and call-specific applications is provided within a network. A service control function (SCF), in communication with a privacy database, selectively establishes a call between an origin and a destination. Based on origin or destination identifiers, call parameters are determined for further operations associated with the... Agent: Gryphon Networks Corp.
20120059861 - Method and system for creating a relationship structure: A method and apparatus for generating a data structure. A plurality of entity reference relationship structures is accessed. Each entity reference relationship structure establishes a relationship between a different pair of entity structures of a plurality of entity structures. Each path from a first vertex to a second vertex that... Agent:
20120059862 - System, method and computer program product for validating one or more metadata objects: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for creating, exporting, viewing and testing, and importing custom applications in a multitenant database environment. These mechanisms and methods can enable embodiments to provide a vehicle for sharing applications across organizational boundaries. The ability to share applications across organizational boundaries... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120059863 - Fast hierarchical enrichment: A method of generating computer instructions for creating instances of a hierarchical data format from a flat record stream, the flat record stream containing data in a flat format and containing at least some data redundancy. The method uses a computing device having at least a processor, a memory, a... Agent: Microgen PLC
20120059864 - Balancing caching load in a peer-to-peer based network file system: Systems and techniques relating to network file systems for balancing caching load in peer-to-peer based network file systems are described. In one aspect, a method includes maintaining, by a cluster containing two or more computer systems, information about files cached at a network that includes three or more computer systems... Agent:03/01/2012 > 108 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120054147 - System and method for extract, transform, and load workflow generation: There is provided a computer-executed method of generating an extract, transform, and load (ETL) workflow. The method includes receiving metadata. The metadata describes a mapping between a source and a target, wherein the source and target describe an entity. The method further includes receiving an entity selection that specifies the... Agent:
20120054146 - Systems and methods for tracking and reporting provenance of data used in a massively distributed analytics cloud: In the context of cloud computing, effective methods and arrangements for storing and tracking provenance. In accordance with at least one embodiment, a distributed file system is advantageously employed to store large amounts of provenance data. File creation involves the creation both of output files and reduce logs.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054148 - Explanatory people matching system and method: An explanatory people matching system and method matches people in accordance with inferences from usage behaviors, and delivers reasons for the matching to the matched people. The usage behaviors may include behaviors such as subscriptions and accesses to computer-implemented objects. The reasons for the matching that are delivered to the... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20120054149 - Incorporating temporal aspects of data in a relational storage system: A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium are provided for storing data such that the data automatically changes to remain current over time. In one embodiment, a database server stores metadata in association with data that is stored in a database. The metadata specifies a time and a manner in which... Agent:
20120054150 - System and method for biotechnology data management: m
20120054151 - Managing redundant content licenses in home network: Multiple DRM-employing home files of the same content are “cleaned up” for archiving by copying licenses attached to one copy of content to an archived copy of the content for a user's home domain, or, when multiple copies are desired to remain extant, by copying all licenses associated with various... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120054153 - Generic framework for application specific data exchange: Systems and methods to provide a generic framework for application specific data exchange are shown. In example embodiments a data container is received. The data container includes data saved to a master data system. The data container is buffered. At least one backup data system is determined based on attributes... Agent: Sap Ag
20120054152 - Managing data access requests after persistent snapshots: A client node on which a file system is mounted can be configured to efficiently handle content access requests after a snapshot is created. The client node can maintain generation numbers at a data block, a file, and a fileset level to determine whether a data block is part of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054154 - User data management system and method: A user data management system of an electronic device includes a version database, a reading module, a version obtaining module, a change listing module, an adjusting module, and a saving module. The version database stores version change history for user data. The reading module reads the current user data from... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120054155 - Systems and methods for dynamically replicating data objects within a storage network: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for dynamically replicating data from a primary resource to a secondary resource within a storage network. In particular, a user can select parameters that specify a policy framework. A policy management module can determine one or more attributes associated with resources of the storage... Agent:
20120054156 - Versioned file system with fast restore: 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
20120054157 - Database apparatus, database consistency system, and database consistency method: There are provided a database apparatus for maintaining a consistency with another database apparatus having a different database key from a database key of the database apparatus, a database consistency system, and a database consistency method. A data collating unit in HLR collates data stored in a database of HLR... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20120054159 - Performance of concurrent data inserting: A method, system and computer program product for improving performance of concurrent data inserting provide the features of adding a prefix to each key value in an index, wherein the prefix has a default value, allocating a corresponding prefix to each concurrent inserting process in response to an occurrence of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054158 - Reduced disk space standby: A method and system for replicating database data is provided. One or more standby database replicas can be used for servicing read-only queries, and the amount of storage required is scalable in the size of the primary database storage. One technique is described for combining physical database replication to multiple... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120054162 - Likelihood-based storage management: A storage device comprising a memory and a processor configured to categorize each item of a plurality of items stored at the memory as one of high-use and low-use according to a corresponding usage likelihood. Each item is associated with a corresponding item entry and each item includes a corresponding... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd. (formerly Msystems Ltd.)
20120054160 - Network analysis: A method for providing a compressed index for a stream of binary data records comprises steps of indexing a field from each record in a bitmap index, compressing stored bits in each column of the bitmap index by replacing a group of successive bits with a code and outputting the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054161 - Network analysis: Methods and a device for providing a compressed index of binary records. A method includes: sorting the records by content of a predetermined field of the record, indexing the field from one of the records in a line of a bitmap index, compressing bits in a column of the bitmap... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054163 - Policy conflict classifier: In a method for classifying policy conflicts in a managed system, a plurality of separate attributes of a policy rule is identified. The plurality of separate attributes is compared with attributes of previously stored policies rules to determine whether one or more policy conflicts exist. In response to a determination... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20120054164 - Reducing locking during database transactions: Concepts and technologies are described herein for reducing locking during database transactions without using a cache. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a server application generates a changeset in response to receiving an operation for modifying base data stored in a database. The changeset is stored as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120054165 - Electronic medical record mobile access package: A method of accessing information stored on a records server database is provided, the method comprising receiving a request for information from a server-sided application; transmitting the information from the records server database to the server-sided application; converting the information into data readable on a mobile device; and transmitting the... Agent:
20120054169 - Artificial anchor for a document: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for linking to an intra-document portion of a target document includes receiving an address for a target document identified by a search engine in response to a query, the target document including query-relevant text at an intra-document portion of the target document.... Agent: Google Inc.
20120054170 - Method of providing by-viewpoint patent map and system thereof: A method of providing a by-viewpoint patent map. According to the method, patent documents to which a by-viewpoint classification codes are assigned are searched and the by-viewpoint classification codes are extracted from the searched patent documents. Then, the searched documents are classified by the by-viewpoint classification codes and the by-viewpoint... Agent:
20120054168 - Method of providing search service to extract keywords in specific region and display apparatus applying the same: A method of providing a search service and a display device applying the method are provided. The method of providing a search service includes selecting a specific region of a screen, extracting a keyword using the selected specific region, and searching for information using the extracted keyword.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120054167 - Quick applications for search: A system and method for search, including steps of: receiving one or more search terms; searching an index for the one or more search terms to generate search results; retrieving the search results, wherein some of the search results include web pages associated with application programs; preparing a search results... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120054166 - System for displaying search engine results with images: A search engine system for augmenting the display of search engine results. A user uses a browser to identify a search engine. A script associated with the browser obtains layout information for the search engine. The user submits a query to the layout. The browser submits the query to a... Agent:
20120054171 - Information retrieval using time: Information retrieval using time is described. In an embodiment a web-crawler creates time objects which are composites of content of different media types obtained from potentially different sources and, for example, are about the same date or date range. For example, a time object may comprise an image and a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120054172 - Method and system for transmitting a query in a wireless network: A method of transmitting a query in a wireless network includes receiving a plurality of queries from a plurality of user equipments, aggregating the plurality of queries at a node of the network, the network including at least one of an access point of the network and an intermediate node... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054174 - Geospatial database integration using business models: In certain examples, a mechanism is provided for automatically performing join operations. Source data is received and a metadata model is received. The metadata model includes a hierarchical structure. The source data is aligned to the hierarchical structure in the metadata model to form a source data hierarchy. Based on... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054173 - Transforming relational queries into stream processing: A method of transforming relational queries of a database into on a data processing system includes receiving a series of relational queries, transforming first parts of the queries into a continuous query embodied as a streaming application, sending parameters in second parts of the queries in the series to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054175 - Estimating and monitoring query processing time: Techniques are described for managing query execution by estimating and monitoring query execution time. Embodiments of the invention may generally receive a query to be executed and calculate an initial estimated execution time for the received query. If the initial estimated execution time does not exceed a threshold amount of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054176 - Method for providing search service and temporarily storing search results and display apparatus applying the same: A search service providing method and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. In response to a user selecting a particular item of search result items displayed in a second region, the search service providing method displays the selected search result item in a third region so that the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120054179 - Augmented intelligent context: In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for enhancing content playing on a device is provided, the method comprising: extracting context information; retrieving a policy, wherein the policy comprises one or more constraints; applying one or more of the constraints in the policy to the extracted context... Agent:
20120054178 - Context-aware media interaction: In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for enhancing full-app content playing on a first device is provided, the method comprising: running one or more micro-apps simultaneously with the full-app content playing on the first device; for each of the micro-apps: retrieving full-app content context information regarding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120054177 - Sketch-based image search: Sketch-based image search may include receiving a query curve as a sketch query input and identifying a first plurality of oriented points based on the query curve. The first plurality of oriented points may be used to locate at least one image having a curve that includes a second plurality... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120054180 - Location-intention context for content delivery: Invitational content targeted to a particular behavior can be served to the user when the user is likely to reproduce a desired behavior. The user is classified into one or more spatial-temporal segments based on an analysis of the user's characteristics and the user's past behavior. When a request is... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120054181 - Online management of historical data for efficient reporting and analytics: Embodiments for efficiently computing complex statistics from historical time series data are provided. A hierarchical summarization method includes receiving at least one stream of data and creating data blocks from the at least one stream of data. In another embodiment, a method for computing statistics for historical data includes accessing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054183 - Method for identifying and classifying an object: In a method for identifying and classifying an object, an object is detected by at least one physical detector tuned for it, the object is evaluated from the output signal of the detector and by an evaluation unit, and the object is identified and/or classified on the basis of predefinable... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh
20120054184 - Systems and methods for detecting a novel data class: Systems and methods for data classification and novel data class detection are provided. In one illustrative embodiment, a system or method for detecting a novel class includes receiving a data stream comprising a plurality of data points, and identifying a set of filtered outliers, in the plurality of data points,... Agent: Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
20120054182 - Systems and methods for massive structured data management over cloud aware distributed file system: Methods and arrangements for accommodating a query, directing the query to datasets, creating partitions and partitioning the datasets, and returning a response to the query, the response being structured in accordance with the created partitions.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054185 - Managing information: The different illustrative embodiments provide a method, a computer program product, and an apparatus for managing information. A request to store text in a table in a database is received. A determination is made as to whether a first collection of textual information having a first concept that is related... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054188 - Apparatus and method for processing contents: An apparatus and method for processing content. In the method for processing content, a query for retrieving content to be stored is generated by combining a main category, a user's keyword, and a sub-category of the main category. The content is retrieved using the generated query. The content is classified... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120054186 - Methods and arrangements for employing descriptors for agent-customer interactions: Methods and arrangements for employing descriptors for agent-customer interactions are disclosed. Filtering the pooled records based on one or more predetermined criteria is done such that analyzing the filtered records and comparing one interaction between an agent and a customer with another interaction between an agent and a customer may... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054187 - Selection and delivery of invitational content based on prediction of user interest: Systems and methods are provided for selecting invitational content for users based on their short-term and their long-term features. In operation, responsive to a request from a user terminal for a content package a journal of events associated with a user. Thereafter, short-term and long-term features in the journal are... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120054189 - User list identification: Systems, methods, computer program products are provided for presenting content. An example computer implemented method includes identifying, by a data exchange engine executing on one or more processors, one or more user lists based on owned or permissioned data, each user list including a unique identifier; associating metadata with each... Agent: Google Inc.
20120054190 - Electronic family tree generation and display system: An interactive electronic picture organization and display system stores pictures that include images of users' relatives and/or friends and enables the user to crop the images from the pictures into portraits of varying intimacy or social closeness values. The cropped portraits are stored with identification information and age indices and... Agent: Aiv Technology LLC
20120054192 - Enhancing search-result relevance ranking using uniform resource locators for queries containing non-encoding characters: Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing devices facilitate enhancing a web index with uniform resource locator (URL)/non-encoding character (NEC) word pairs to facilitate relevance ranking of search results provided in response to a search query that includes NEC words. URLs are received from web pages and substrings extracted therefrom. Additional... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120054191 - Method for hierarchical signal quantization and hashing: An inner product if formed from an input signal and a hashing vector, to which a dither scalar is added. A binary digit is produced according to a quantization function, wherein the binary digit is zero or one, and wherein the quantization function is non-monotonic and subject to a sensitivity... Agent:
20120054194 - Storing and searching fingerprints derived from media content based on a classification of the media content: Attributes are identified in media content. A classification value of the media content is computed based on the identified attributes. Thereafter, a fingerprint derived from the media content is stored or searched for based on the classification value of the media content.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120054193 - System and method for in-place data migration: Methods and systems for the in-place or post-facto migration of data to a cloud-based data storage service or other virtual storage environment, include a Cloud Storage Import Utility (CSIU) device having a file selection module and configured to generate a user interface. The user interface allows a storage administrator to... Agent:
20120054195 - Spatial query processing with query window index: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with spatial query processing using query window indexes are described. One example method includes receiving a spatial query on spatial data that has an associated spatial data index. The spatial query specifies a query window. A query window index structure is constructed that describes... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120054196 - System and method for subsequence matching: An embodiment of providing a computer-executed method of subsequence matching is provided. The method comprises receiving a search string. A plurality of subsequences for the search string are stored in a tree structure. The tree structure comprise a plurality of nodes. Each of the plurality of nodes comprises a presence... Agent:
20120054197 - Method and system for storing binary large objects (blobs) in a distributed key-value storage system: A technique for storing binary large objects (BLObs) in a distributed key-value storage system is disclosed. In an embodiment, the storage of BLObs involves dividing the BLObs into smaller “BLOb chunks” and storing the BLOb chunks in storage nodes of the distributed key-value storage system. A BLOb is first associated... Agent: Openwave Systems Inc.
20120054198 - Table creating and lookup method used by network processor: The present invention relates to the field of network communication. A table creating and lookup method used by a network processor is disclosed, which is used for configuring and matching list items, calculating storage index values according to the matching bit lengths and matching bit values of the list items,... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120054202 - Method and system for screening using voice data and metadata: In one embodiment, the invention provides a method, comprising: (a) maintaining a database of known fraudsters, wherein each fraudster has a voice signature and metadata associated therewith; (b) performing a screening operation to match a candidate with a fraudster in the database based on matching a voice signature and metadata... Agent: Victrio, Inc.
20120054200 - Selecting a data element in a network: One embodiment of the disclosure can represent within a K-partite graph, weighting factors between a set of identifier elements and a set of data elements. The K-partite graph can also represent weighting factors between the set of identifier elements and a set of metadata elements. In the K-partite graph, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054201 - Sequential chain registry: Systems and methods are disclosed for tracking an object as it traverses a sequential chain. The relationships between the object, its movement through space and time, and the entities associated with the object at a discreet point of time are captured by a sequential chain. A unique identifier may be... Agent: Scr Technologies, Inc.
20120054199 - System of and method for proximal record recapture 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 internal match scores by considering data associated with an entity representation and external match scores by considering data external to the... Agent: Lexisnexis Risk Data Management Inc.
20120054203 - Web page performance scoring: A browser-based tool is provided that loads a Webpage, accesses the document object model (DOM) of the page, collects information about the page structure and parses the page, determines through the use of heuristics such factors as how much text is found on the page and the like, produces statistical... Agent:
20120054205 - Inferring user interests: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes determining, for a portion of users of a social network, label values each comprising an inferred interest level of a user in a subject indicated by a label, associating a first user with... Agent: Google Inc.
20120054204 - Providing results to parameterless search queries: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a parameterless search request, which was provided to a mobile computing device, for information that is relevant to a user of the mobile computing device. The method also includes, in response to the received parameterless search request, identifying with a digital computer... Agent: Google Inc.
20120054206 - System and method for generating a relationship network: A computer-implemented system and process for generating a relationship network is disclosed. The system provides a set of data items to be related and generates variable length data vectors to represent the relationships between the terms within each data item. The system can be used to generate a relationship network... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20120054208 - File management apparatus, method for controlling file management apparatus, computer program, and storage medium: In order to read data from an external storage medium and automatically sort the data into a plurality of folders to manage the data, a plurality of files sorted into a plurality of folders are read from a plurality of external storage media, file attribute information of the files is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120054207 - Sorting circuit and method: The present invention relates to a circuit for sorting a set of data values, the circuit comprising a first set of p+q registers for storing the p+q largest data values of the set of data values including p statistical outliers; a second set of p+q registers for storing the p+q... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20120054209 - Indexing and tag generation of content for optimal delivery of invitational content: The present technology is directed to improving the conversion rate of invitational content that is provided to the user of an interactive, content-receiving-and-displaying device. The content of a large number of primary-content sources is analyzed and keyword and/or other context-providing information is extracted from the primary-content sources. The keyword and/or... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120054210 - Method, system, and computer program product for locating network files: A system, method, and computer program product for accessing web pages on a network are provided. In use, different users are provided access to a plurality of sections of a file selected by the different users based on a community value for at least one community dimension assigned to each... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054211 - Method and system for searching for content in a user device: A system and method for searching for content in a user device includes a receiver receiving a plurality of data objects. The user device includes a search module comprising a parsing module parsing search data from the plurality of data objects and a memory interface module storing search data within... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc.
20120054212 - Systems and methods for interpolating conformal input sets based on a target output: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for interpolating conformal input sets based on a target output. A database management system can store sets of operational data, such as financial, medical, climate or other information. A user can input or access a set of target data, representing an output which a... Agent:
20120054213 - Multi-source consumer behavior tracking system: A process for tracking a consumer's behavior based on his or her entries into a number of cybernetic device sources such as personal computers, automated goods and services dispensing kiosks, automated teller machines and cell phones does not depend exclusively upon the presence of cookies implanted into such devices by... Agent:
20120054214 - Transmission apparatus and method, reception apparatus and method, and transmission and reception system: Disclosed herein is a transmission apparatus for distributing a content to a client, including a script generation section configured to generate a script for obtaining user side answer information representative of an answer of a user of the client to a question regarding liking of the user, a trigger generation... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120054215 - System and method for modifying an executing query: There is provided a computer-implemented method of modifying a query executing in a database management system. The method comprises sending a no-wait message for the query to a control broker. The method also comprises receiving a reply to the no-wait message from the control broker. The reply to the no-wait... Agent:
20120054216 - System and method for providing search query refinements: A system and method for providing search query refinements are presented. A stored query and a stored document are associated as a logical pairing. A weight is assigned to the logical pairing. The search query is issued and a set of search documents is produced. At least one search document... Agent: Google Inc.
20120054229 - support apparatus and method: A design support apparatus includes a database storage storing a first database including respective logical connection information for a first-layer circuit and a second-layer circuit laid lower than the first-layer circuit, both provided in a circuit under design, a file generator that traces logical connection type identification information identifying types... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120054230 - Apparatus, method and program for assisting medical report creation and providing medical information: On a medical report editing screen, comments on a lesion are entered as selective input data through a lesion describing template having term selection buttons. The selective input data are stored in a database in association with a lesion ID given to each lesion. To describe another similar lesion in... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120054223 - Displaying hidden rows in a database after an expiration date: In an embodiment, a first row of data is stored in a database. The first row of data is hidden until a current date is later than a hidden expiration date. An indication is returned, to a requestor, that the first row does not exist in response to a query... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054222 - Generating reports in an online services system: A system and method for performing security assessments in an online services system. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a list of target data for a report; and generating fields in the report. The method also includes populating the fields with composite information; receiving a command to execute the... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054218 - Method amd system for rail yard inventory management using web-based access technology: The present invention is a web-based rail yard inventory system. This invention provides a user with the ability to access the rail yard management information from any computing that can access a computing network. This invention provides the capability to monitor and modify railcar locations in a rail yard, generate... Agent: E. I. Systems, Inc.
20120054219 - Method and apparatus to populate asset variant relationships in repositories: Methods and arrangements for performing a tree-based asset search. An asset model is assimilated. The asset model is transformed into an asset tree search model. An asset search query is accepted and the asset search query is parsed. An asset search is conducted via applying the parsed asset search query... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054233 - Method and system for generating media recommendations in a distributed environment based on tagging play history information with location information: A computer-implemented method and system are provided for generating media recommendations in a media recommendation network. Aspects of the method and system include receiving by a server a plurality of play histories of media items from a plurality of users of devices, wherein at least a portion of the media... Agent: Napo Enterprises, LLC
20120054228 - Method and system for playing multimedia file and attached information thereof: A method and a system for playing a multimedia file and attached information thereof, suitable for a multimedia file play system comprising a service end and a client end are provided. In the present method, the client end sends a play request of a multimedia file to the service end.... Agent: Gemtek Technology Co., Ltd.
20120054224 - Method, system and computer program product for currency searching: A method, system and computer program product includes transmitting over a network a user's request for a history of a currency bill. A serial number, a location, a date and an indication of possession is transmitted, where the serial number is used in a partial matching search, and mistaken alpha... Agent:
20120054226 - Multi-faceted visualization of rich text corpora: Methods and apparatus are provided for multi-faceted visualization of rich text corpora. A data set comprising a plurality of entities, facets and relations is visualized by generating a visualization of a plurality of the facets in the data set, wherein the visualization indicates connections along the plurality of the facets... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054232 - Multiple address verification system for delivery routing: The present disclosure pertains to assembling many different ways of designating an address (Source Databases A,B,C) into a single, canonical form (Canonical Database, FIG. 2) and using that canonical form to route the item for delivery (process FIG. 3). The present disclosure deals with systems where the problem presented is... Agent: Raf Technology, Inc.
20120054225 - Query and exadata support for hybrid columnar compressed data: A method and apparatus is provided for optimizing queries received by a database system that relies on an intelligent data storage server to manage storage for the database system. Storing compression units in hybrid columnar format, the storage manager evaluates simple predicates and only returns data blocks containing rows that... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120054231 - Quick font match: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a font match technology, and in particular relate to a technology for performing font match with attribute values of a font. A method for font matching may include generating a two-dimensional link matrix based on available fonts and attribute values of the available... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054221 - Systems and methods for generating issue libraries within a document corpus: A computer-implemented method of generating an issue library from a corpus of documents defining a citation network includes semantically linking, by a computing device, electronic documents within the corpus of documents by pairing reasons-for-citing in citing documents with cited-text-areas in cited documents and storing citation entries associated with the semantically-linked... Agent: Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.
20120054220 - Systems and methods for lexicon generation: Disclosed herein are embodiments for lexicon generation. More specifically, at least one embodiment of a method includes determining a corpus term from a plurality of documents, generating a candidate term from the corpus term, and selecting a normalized term from the candidate term and the corpus term. Some embodiments include... Agent: Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.
20120054234 - Unified user identification with automatic mapping and database absence handling: An identification system that may be used in heterogeneous computing environments provides a fail-free path to providing identifiers from a single canonical namespace. Objects or gateways requiring an identifier for access are accessed using an identifier for the canonical namespace. If an entity requests access using an identifier from another... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054227 - Use-case based configuration of an object-relational mapping framework: Systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for configuring an object-relational mapping framework. The object-relational mapping framework may monitor, in the context of a use case of an application, fetching of data from a relational database and accessing of the fetched data by the application. The object-relational mapping framework... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054217 - Virtual world query response system: The illustrative embodiments provide a computer implemented method and computer program product for a virtual world query response system. A set of virtual world entry points in a virtual world database that is responsive to a query is identified. A virtual world entry point is a location within a virtual... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054236 - Methods and systems for hardware acceleration of 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.
20120054235 - Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus, transmission method, program, and broadcasting system: Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus for receiving data, including: a determination block configured to determine an acquisition source of a file to be acquired by the reception apparatus in a predetermined sequence from among a plurality of storage media in which the file is stored; an acquisition block configured... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120054237 - Audience measurement system: A method for television viewing data analysis is described comprising, the method including receiving a query including audience parameters defining characteristics of a subset of a viewing audience, and viewing pattern parameters defining viewing patterns to be analyzed, applying the audience parameters to a database of viewer characteristics and determining... Agent: Nds Limited
20120054238 - Music search apparatus and method using emotion model: A music search apparatus using an emotion model includes a music database (DB) for storing sound source data about a plurality of pieces of music and Arousal-Valence (AV) coefficients of the respective pieces of music. An emotion model generation unit classifies different emotion types into a plurality of groups, and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120054239 - Method of providing search service by extracting keywords in specified region and display device applying the same: A method of providing a search service and a display device applying the same are provided. The method of providing a search service selects a partial region of a screen if a user's specified operation is input, extracts a plurality of keywords using the selected region, displays a list of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120054240 - Methods for semantics-based citation-pairing information: A computer-implemented method of semantically linking, by a computing device, a citing document to a cited document in a corpus of documents includes locating at least one citation present in the citing document, determining a reason-for-citing for at least one citation, and determining a cited-text-area present in the cited document,... Agent: Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.
20120054241 - Systems and methods for exporting, publishing, browsing and installing on-demand applications in a multi-tenant database environment: A computer implemented method of developing computer applications, the method comprising providing to multiple users access, over a network, to information on a data center, with a subgroup of the users having access to a sub-portion of the information that is different from the sub-portion accessible by the remaining tenants... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054242 - Managing facilities: One or more servers perform functions that include: maintaining a database including information relating to facilities that are subject to a first entity, the facilities being dispersed geographically, the information including geographic locations for at least some of the facilities; receiving a first message from a facility for which information... Agent:
20120054243 - System, method and computer program product for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system. These mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system can enable embodiments to provide portal-specific user accounts to the multi-tenant on-demand database system... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054244 - System, method and computer program product for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system. These mechanisms and methods for portal user data access in a multi-tenant on-demand database system can enable embodiments to provide portal-specific user accounts to the multi-tenant on-demand database system... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054245 - Transactionally consistent database replay in an environment with connection pooling: A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium is provided for replaying captured workload data in a database environment with connection pools. A replay system includes a dispatcher that manages a connection pool. In one aspect, the dispatcher selects available connections for sending database commands that are ready to be executed against... Agent:
20120054246 - Sequential chain registry for event awareness: Systems and methods are disclosed for tracking information related to events. Event information may be stored in a digital sequential chain. The sequential chain stores information related to the event as it occurs over a period of time. The sequential chain allows for the relation of multiple events resulting in... Agent: Scr Technologies, Inc.
20120054247 - Method and apparatus for automated processing of a data stream: A method, system, and article for automated processing of a data stream are provided. Stream processing is applied to a hierarchical self describing data stream. As the data stream is processed, some elements therein are associated with a selected path expression. The selected path expressions are ordered based upon the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054250 - Changing records associated with a software application: A system and method for changing records associated with a software application. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a change command to change a record type for a record that is associated with code that is submitted for integration into a software application; receiving a selection of a new... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120054249 - Data warehouse data model adapters: In the context of data administration in enterprises, an effective manner of providing a central data warehouse, particularly via employing a tool that helps by analyzing existing data and reports from different business units. In accordance with at least one embodiment of the invention, such a tool analyzes the data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054248 - Database rebalancing in hybrid storage environment: A method, computer program product, and system for rebalancing database table space in a hybrid storage environment of heterogeneous storage units used by a plurality of users to store associated extents. The storage units are ranked according to various performance characteristics such as IOPS rates and power consumption, and the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054251 - Data distributing apparatus, data storing device, and recording medium: A data distributing apparatus for distributing data having a plurality of data items to a plurality of data database devices, the data distributing apparatus includes a storing unit configured to store exclusive information indicating that two or more data items among the plurality of data items are not placed in... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120054252 - Object file system: An object based file system for storing and accessing objects is disclosed. The file system may be implemented as a method in hardware, firmware, software, or a combination thereof. The method may include receiving from an application program an object write request. A selected storage node on which to store... Agent:
20120054253 - Method and system for forming a virtual file system at a computing device: A method for forming a virtual file system associated with a distributed storage system is implemented at a computing device communicatively connected to the distributed storage system. The computing device retrieves one or more metadata blocks associated with the virtual file system from the plurality of storage devices. After rendering... Agent: Beijing Innovation Works Technology Company LimitedPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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