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Data processing: database and file management or data structures April category listing, related patent applications 04/12Below 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. 04/26/2012 > 103 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120101978 - System and method for generating an information integration flow design using hypercubes: A system, method, and computer readable medium for generating an information integration flow design (IIFD). The system includes a processor to receive a conceptual model of the IIFD, having an extract phase, a load phase, and a transformation phase, an extract unit to model an interface between a data source... Agent:
20120101979 - Systems and methods for extracting information from structured documents: Systems and methods for extracting information from structured documents are provided. The systems and methods relate to selecting a centroid document from a group of structured documents, selecting a subset of the group of structured documents in order to form a cluster of the subset of documents about the centroid... Agent: Shopping.com
20120101981 - Notification methods for non-programmatic integration systems: Methods and systems for retrieving information from an unrelated application that includes receiving automatically, non-programmatically collected application data from a mapped location of a mapped source reference of the unrelated application; querying a computer-readable storage medium collected application data without user intervention; retrieving identifying data associated with documents stored in... Agent:
20120101982 - Rich results relevant to user search queries for books: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for triggering rich results in response to publication queries. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a publication query. One or more publication search results are obtained. A rich result is triggered based on a score of the... Agent: Google Inc.
20120101980 - Synchronizing online document edits: Online documents services are provided by application servers for editing by users. Documents are stored in component based structures in an application server's local memory to provide granularity in coauthoring and conflict resolution. Component level locking is utilized to minimize simultaneous user edit based conflicts and also to show presence... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120101984 - Method for performance tuning a database: A method for performance tuning a database is described. The method includes setting a database-allowed core value between 500 megabytes and half size of memory for the database. Further, the method declares small and heavily accessed structures as memory resident structures, and sets a memory resident limit value between 0... Agent: Unisys Corporation
20120101983 - Online database availability during upgrade: An online service includes databases that are upgraded while still processing requests. For example, web servers continue to request operations on the database while it is being upgraded. The schema of the database is upgraded before the web servers are upgraded to utilize the upgraded schema. Changes that are made... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120101986 - Processing procedure management device, processing procedure management method, processing procedure management system, and processing procedure management program: The present invention includes a procedure database 31 which stores a processing procedure and its performance information, a performance history database 32 which stores a performance observed when information processing is carried out according to a processing procedure and a performance observed for each function engine which carries out a... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120101985 - Triggering actions in an information feed system: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for performing actions in response to information updates provided in an information feed. In one implementation, an information update to be displayed in an information feed may be received. The information feed may be capable of being displayed on a display... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120101987 - Distributed database synchronization: Systems and methods of fast synchronization failure detection in distributed databases are disclosed. An example of a method includes receiving a digest of a database stored at a sending node in a network, the digest broadcast by the sending node to N number of nodes in the network. The method... Agent:
20120101988 - Method for managing application information implemented by a mobile phone and application manager: The present invention discloses a method for implementing management of application information in a mobile phone and an application manager, wherein, the method includes: after the mobile phone is powered on, its application manager reading application information from a file system and caching the application information in background. In the... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120101989 - Contact management update protocols: Ways for synchronizing folders between one or more layers of folders are described. It includes selecting layers to link together, comparing folders in the selected layers using an immutable identifier, parsing the folders of each of the selected layers into fields, comparing the fields of parsed folders of the selected... Agent: Plaxo, Inc.
20120101990 - Method for ensuring replication from a change queue of a source database to a target database when transaction load exceeds data path by spawning a new transaction path between the change queue and the target database: A method is provided for replicating transaction data from a source database to a target database wherein the transaction data is communicated from a change queue associated with the source database to the target database. An initial path is provided between the change queue and the target database for transaction... Agent: Gravic, Inc.
20120101991 - Map-reduce ready distributed file system: A map-reduce compatible distributed file system that consists of successive component layers that each provide the basis on which the next layer is built provides transactional read-write-update semantics with file chunk replication and huge file-create rates. Containers provide the fundamental basis for data replication, relocation, and transactional updates. A container... Agent:
20120101992 - Methods and systems for updating web pages via a web data instant update utility: A method for updating web pages on a web server without republishing the web pages involves providing a live version on a production database and a quality assurance version on a quality assurance web server. A maker at a business workstation can access the quality assurance database server and enter... Agent: Citicorp Development Center, Inc.
20120101993 - On-device database service for mobile device: A database system of a mobile device that includes an on-device database service is provided. The on-device database service accepts a connection request from an application, and receives a database command from the application. The on-device database service translates the database command into a structured query language command, and transmits... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120101994 - Techniques for automatically provisioning a database over a wide area network: Techniques for provisioning databases for users on a wide area network such as the Internet include a first party managing one or more database systems. Second parties subscribe to database services supported by the managed database systems. The first party provides, over a network, to database applications of the second... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120101995 - File server for migration of file and method for migrating file: A file server stores the storage management information and migration policy information. The storage management information includes the information that indicates a storage attribute for each storage apparatus. The migration policy information includes a plurality of information sets. Each of the information sets includes the information that indicates a condition... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120101996 - Apparatus and method for snapshot image segmentation: Provided are an apparatus to restore data, and a snapshot image segmentation apparatus and method that create a plurality of snapshot images, store the snapshot images in a storage, and load the stored snapshot images to a memory according to snapshot image loading priority. The snapshot image segmentation apparatus may... Agent:
20120101997 - Database data recovery system and method: The present invention relates to a system and method of data restoration, for instance, after the occurrence of a user error. In particular, snapshot database can be maintained that stores a copy of database data. The snapshot database does not have to store a complete copy of all data on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102000 - File deduplication in a file system: Each file is assigned in advance with a WWUID which is newly assigned to a file upon the creation or update of the file and is inherited from a file to a copied file when the file is copied. In a backup apparatus, a file name reception unit receives the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120101999 - Performing a background copy process during a backup operation: In one embodiment, a system includes a performance monitoring facility of a database adapted for measuring performance of the database regularly, a data protection manager for controlling a backup operation of the database on a storage subsystem, logic adapted for providing an interface between the performance monitoring facility of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120101998 - Upgrade of highly available farm server groups: A machine manager controls the deployment and management of machines (physical and virtual) for an online service. Multi-tier server groups are arranged in farms that each may include different configurations. For example, their may be content farms, federated services farms and SQL farms that are arranged to perform operations for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102001 - Method, system, and database archive for enhancing database archiving: A database archive, and a system and method for generating database archives is disclosed. A processor may store in a database archive an index that includes record entries that each references one or more record fields of a database, and may store the record fields independently of the database archive.... Agent: Rainstor Limited
20120102002 - Automatic data validation and correction: Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for data validation and correction. Such systems and methods can reduce costs, improve productivity, improve scalability, improve data quality, improve accuracy, and enhance data security. A data manager can execute such data validation and correction. The data manager identifies one or more anomalies... Agent:
20120102004 - Deleting a file on reading of the file: A digital file may be stored on a storage device and deleted upon reading of the file. In one example, at least a portion of the stored file may be read, such as by a processor. In response to the reading of the stored file, at least part of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102003 - Parallel data redundancy removal: A method, system, and computer usable program product for parallel data redundancy removal are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A plurality of values is computed for a record in a plurality of records stored in a storage device. The plurality of values for the record is distributed to corresponding queues... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102005 - File management method and computer system: An access account of the file is recorded, an area of the file is split into a plurality of partial areas at least one or more times if the access count exceeds a split threshold, the partial area (partial area including a hotspot with frequent access) in which the access... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120102006 - Distributed transaction management for database systems with multiversioning: The subject disclosure relates to a distributed transaction management technique that ensures synchronization between participating nodes in a global or distributed database transaction. The technique leverages a commit protocol that uses local clocks at the respective participating nodes. Participants in a global transaction are configured to utilize the same commit... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102010 - Computer system and method for creating at least one machine-readable file for a medical treatment apparatus: The invention proposes a computer system for creating at least one machine-readable file for a medical treatment apparatus, with a database for providing at least one parameter set, an input device for inputting data regarding the flow behavior of the medical treatment apparatus as parameter set; an output device for... Agent:
20120102012 - Cross-region access method for embedded file system: The invention provides a cross-region access method for an embedded file system (EFS) including: step a. defining a critical resource region in a BANK which is shared by program codes and an EFS; step b. judging the type of an operation instruction, if it is a reading or writing operation... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobie Communication Co., Ltd
20120102007 - Managing etl jobs: The management of extract, transform, and load jobs techniques include a method, system, and/or a computer readable storage medium. In some embodiments of these techniques, the method includes receiving a log containing data for one or more events associated with an ETL job. The method further includes identifying one or... Agent: Alpine Consulting, Inc.
20120102008 - Method and apparatus for a device identifier based solution for user identification: An approach is provided for a device identifier based solution for user identification. A device identifier component receives from a user device a request for access to a service platform. The device identifier component determines one or more identifiers associated with the user device and generates a record of the... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120102011 - Storage system and method of managing a storage system using a management apparatus: A storage system has NAS apparatuses each including virtual file servers to be provided to host apparatuses, a storage apparatus including logical units, and a management apparatus for managing the NAS apparatuses and the storage apparatus. The management apparatus requests the NAS apparatuses and the storage apparatus to transfer management... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120102009 - Systems and methods for network acceleration and efficient indexing for caching file systems: The illustrative embodiments described herein are directed to a system, methods, and computer program product, for network acceleration and efficient indexing for caching file systems. For example, the disclosed embodiments achieve (1) high compression rate, (2) low disk seeks, and (3) low memory pressure using by introducing novel features such... Agent: The Trustees Of Princeton University
20120102014 - Matching and recommending relevant videos and media to individual search engine results: A computer-implemented system and process for generating video search engine results page is disclosed. The system provides a query term and retrieves a collection of search results. Tags are generated for each search result and used to match media objects to each search result. The search results and video objects... Agent: Intertrust Technologies Corp.
20120102017 - Media discovery and playlist generation: A computer implemented method and system that generates a video playlist having recommended videos based on a user query object is disclosed. A user query object is used to search for a number of web pages. Summaries are generated for the returned web page search results. Valuable terms and phrases... Agent: Intertrust Technologies Corp.
20120102013 - Method and apparatus for duration-based search: Feasibility search considers the amount of time that one has to spend and combines it with a number of additional variables, such as location and personality information, historical search data, social networking, and check-in data, as well as real time transportation and event data, so a user can quickly find... Agent:
20120102015 - Method and system for performing a comparison: The Computer-implemented system, method or computer program relates to the field consolidating data associated HTML web pages retrieved from the Web on a user entered topic into an easily reviewable table for the primary purpose of performing a comparison.... Agent: Rillip Inc
20120102016 - Method and system for processing query messages over a network: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for processing query messages over a network. Specifically, a plurality of queries may be extracted from a plurality of query messages received from a plurality of users over a network. A number of queries, included in the plurality of queries,... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120102020 - Generating search result listing with anchor text based description of website corresponding to search result: An apparatus and method is described that generates a description of a website using data from secondary sources, meaning sources other than the website itself. Relevant information is identified, within anchor text of links in the content of these secondary sources, and analyzed. Based on this analysis, a description of... Agent:
20120102019 - Method and apparatus for crawling webpages: A method and apparatus for crawling webpages are provided. The method and apparatus involve obtaining a root Web address list; obtaining a list of Web addresses linked to the root Web address list; evaluating content of pages of the Web addresses based on the obtained list of Web addresses; adjusting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120102018 - Ranking model adaptation for domain-specific search: An adaptation process is described to adapt a ranking model constructed for a broad-based search engine for use with a domain-specific ranking model. An example process identifies a ranking model for use with a broad-based search engine and modifies that ranking model for use with a new (or “target”) domain... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102021 - Visual meme tracking for social media analysis: A system and method for analyzing visual memes includes identifying visual memes associated with at least one topic in a data source. The visual memes propagated over time are tracked to extract information associated with identified visual memes. The information associated with the visual memes is analyzed to determine at... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102022 - Accessing relational databases as resource description framework databases: This invention is a system and method for integrating relational databases into a semantic web framework utilizing a simple mapping process and the SQL query optimizer present in the SQL database engine.... Agent:
20120102023 - Centralized database for 3-d and other information in videos: Methods and systems for a centralized database for 3-D and other information in videos are presented. A centralized database contains video metadata such as camera, lighting, sound, object, depth, and annotation data that may be queried for and used in the editing of videos, including the addition and removal of... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.
20120102024 - Result types for conditional data display: A set of user interfaces is provided to an administrator of a website. The user interfaces enable the administrator to configure search functionality of the website to present different types of search results differently. For instance, the administrator can use the user interfaces to configure the search functionality to present... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102025 - Searching apparatus, searching method, and computer program product: In a searching apparatus: a first receiving unit receives a search request from a client; based on the search request, a first generating unit generates a distributed search request to request a server to conduct a search and an integration request to integrate search results of the distributed search request;... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120102026 - System and method for workers compensation claim management: A system for providing a workers' compensation claim (WCC) management service include a data storage that stores a WCC database, wherein the WCC database comprises WCC data of a plurality of WCC transactions organized in digital form; and a user terminal configured to access the data storage to search and... Agent: Arrowpoint Group, Inc.
20120102027 - Compatibility scoring of users in a social network: The compatibility score of individuals in a social network is computed based on the compatibility of interests expressed by these individuals. The compatibility score between any two interests is calculated as the log of the estimated probability that a member of the social network will express both interests as his/her... Agent:
20120102028 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored information processing program therein, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system: A computer-readable storage medium having stored an information processing program therein, an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and an information processing system, which can efficiently prevent output of inappropriate contents to a recipient. Data including a content is assigned creation information indicating information related to a time when... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120102029 - Managing data set objects: Managing data set objects for graph-based data processing includes: storing a group of one or more data set objects in a data storage system, the data set objects each representing a respective data set; and generating an association between at least a first data set object in the group and... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC
20120102030 - Methods for text conversion, search, and automated translation and vocalization of the text: Methods for conversion, search, automated translation, and vocalization of text are proposed. A method for converting text (including also computer programs) includes—dividing the text into words,—converting the words into a digital representation with a fixed length,—composing a vocabulary containing the words at least once occurring in the text and/or the... Agent:
20120102031 - Apparatus and method for entity expansion and grouping: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to convert an entity to a standard form including normalized attributes, a tag reference and a feature. The entity is expanded with corresponding variants. The standard form and corresponding variants are combined to form an annotated entity in a first processing step.... Agent: Sap Ag
20120102035 - Data embedding methods, embedded data extraction methods, truncation methods, data embedding devices, embedded data extraction devices and truncation devices: In an embodiment, a data embedding method may be provided. The data embedding method may include inputting data to be encoded and data to be embedded; grouping the data to be encoded into a first set and a second set, based on an entropy of the data to be encoded;... Agent:
20120102032 - Method to perform mappings across multiple models or ontologies: Computer-implemented methods for mapping an element of a source information model to an element of a target information model, forming a cluster of elements for mapping across information models, and evaluating a mapping of elements across information models, and a system and computer program product thereof. The method of mapping... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102034 - System and method for recommending location-based keyword: According to exemplary embodiments of the invention, a location-based keyword recommending system and method are provided. The location-based keyword recommending system may include a keyword collecting unit to store location information regarding a location where a keyword is input, a region setting unit to set a virtual region by performing... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120102033 - Systems and methods for building a universal multimedia learner: The present disclosure describes a method and system called “Universal Learner (UL),” which provides a unified framework to understand multimedia signals. The UL utilizes the loosely annotated multimedia data on the Web, analyses it in various signal domains, such as text, image, audio and combinations thereof, and builds an association... Agent: Haileo Inc.
20120102036 - Automatically creating data hierarchy in crm applications based on imported contact data: An automated contact import module enables users to select groups of contacts to import from an email, contact management, scheduling (ECS) application based on viewing contacts by category, organization, email domain, and similar attributes. Contacts in selected groups are imported to a CRM application with automatic data mapping. Communication history... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102037 - Message thread searching: In one general aspect, a set of representations of message thread contents is decomposed into clusters of representations of message thread contents determined to be similar. Similarly, a set of representations of message thread titles is decomposed into clusters of representations of message thread titles determined to be similar, where... Agent:
20120102038 - Method and system for categorizing items in both actual and virtual categories: Systems and a method are described. The method includes identifying and presenting a plurality of data items comprised of receiving a selection that identifies a parent category; identifying a first plurality of categories based on the parent category, the first plurality of categories including a first category, the plurality of... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120102041 - Genetic information management system and method: A system and method for efficiently managing a vast amount of read data and genetic information obtained from sequencing data are provided. The system includes a parsing unit reading the read data and converting the read data into a table-embedded index, a table management unit classifying the table-embedded index into... Agent: Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.
20120102039 - Methods and systems for providing improved access to data and measurements in a management system: A method of managing device data related to a data center infrastructure includes generating, by a first server, a first portion of the device data in response to a change in a status of at least one of a plurality of data center infrastructure devices, storing, by a second server,... Agent: American Power Conversion Corporation
20120102040 - Systems and methods for mapping records in a manufacturer line, series, model hierarchy: A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer-readable media for mapping product records according to attributes in a standard schema, the standard schema mapping product records from a plurality of content providers according to a product hierarchy from each respective content provider, the method including: receiving product data from a plurality of... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20120102042 - Temporal metadata track: Methods, data processing systems and machine readable non-transitory storage media are described that can provide, in one embodiment, a non-time based description of types of metadata in a time based metadata track that can be associated with, in time, a time based media track. The description can include a set... Agent:
20120102045 - Automatic disambiguation based on a reference resource: A novel system for automatically indicating the specific identity of ambiguous named entities is provided. An automatic disambiguation data collection is created using a reference resource. Explicit named entities are catalogued from the reference resource, together with various abbreviated, alternative, and casual ways of referring to the named entities. Entity... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102044 - Clustered search processing: Methods and apparatus for searching data and grouping search results into clusters that are ordered according to search relevance. Each cluster comprises one or more data type, such as images, web pages, local information, news, advertisements, and the like. In one embodiment, a search term is evaluated for related concepts... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120102043 - Data driven metric for service quality: A data processing system establishes a mapping between each of a plurality of plurality of internal data sources within a service organization and a respective one of multiple service quality factors. The data processing system determines a mathematical transformation of internal service quality data obtained from the plurality of internal... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20120102046 - Feature extraction device and feature extraction method: A feature extraction device is provided with a searching means for searching a document tree, and sequentially detecting elements as search elements; a distance calculation means for calculating an inter-element distance between an extraction target element within a plurality of elements of the document tree and a search element; an... Agent:
20120102047 - Rating and novelty decay: Application servers and methods of operating the same are provided for generating a personalized recommendation of items to a first user. An updated rating value N(t) of an initial rating value N(0) is determined for each rated item based on an age of each rating. The updated rating value N(t)... Agent:
20120102048 - Content recommendation system and method: A system and method of recommending and rating content and/or for generating a determined affinity between content consumers and reviewers. The method includes determining a rating for one or more user-surveyed content items and determining a rating for one or more reviewer-surveyed content items for each of a plurality of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102049 - System and method for establishing relevance of objects in an enterprise system: A system, method, and computer program for establishing relevance of objects in an enterprise system is provided. One or more objects are assigned to content associated with an enterprise system. One or more query terms are received from a user. A preliminary relevance of the one or more objects is... Agent:
20120102050 - Systems and methods for determining information and knowledge relevancy, relevent knowledge discovery and interactions, and knowledge creation: Systems and methods for determining user specific information and knowledge relevancy, relevant knowledge and information discovery, user intent and relevant interactions via intelligent messaging, collaboration, sharing and information categorisation, further delivering created knowledge accessible through a personalised user experience.... Agent:
20120102051 - Systems and methods for emerging litigation risk identification: A computer-implemented method, by a computer having a computer processor, of identifying emerging risks of agents causing harms to a particular system comprises accessing, via a computer network, an electronic document database comprising document data; inputting a set of criteria, which includes a selected set of agents and a selected... Agent: The Rand Corporation
20120102053 - Digital analytics system: A digital analytics system comprises a data management system including data extraction modules and a data storage system. The data extraction modules extract data from data sources and store the data in storage units. An analytics engine system including analytics engines and interfaces to retrieve data relevant to the analytics... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120102055 - Regular expression matching method and system, and searching device: A regular expression matching method and system, and a searching device are provided. First, the searching device performs string filtering on a data stream to be matched, in which if keywords in the data stream and preset character words have at least one same character, the searching device indicates that... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120102052 - Specification establishing method for controlling semiconductor process: A specification establishing method for controlling semiconductor process, the steps includes: providing a database and choosing a population from the database; sampling a plurality of sample groups from the population, each sample group being a non-normal distribution and having a plurality of samples; filtering the sample groups; summarizing the filtered... Agent: Inotera Memories, Inc.
20120102054 - Systems and methods for annotating biomolecule data: Systems, methods, software and computer-usable media for annotating biomolecule-related data are disclosed. In certain exemplified embodiments, the biomolecules can be nucleic acids and the data can be sequence-related data. In various embodiments, systems can include one or more public or private biological attributes (e.g., annotation information databases, data storage devices... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20120102056 - Analyzing binary data streams to identify embedded record structures: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system identifies and extracts data structures embedded within a data stream, and comprises a computer system including at least one processor. The system analyzes the data stream and identifies data structure definitions corresponding to analyzed data stream portions. The data structure... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102057 - Entity name matching: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for matching entity names. A matching analysis is performed between a first entity name (e.g., business entity name) and a second entity name. The matching analysis comprises comparing a first entity category descriptor that has been amended into the first entity name... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102058 - Determining related keywords based on lifestream feeds: Embodiments are directed towards providing related keywords determined to be relevant to a search term using life-streaming data to identify the related keywords. Relevancy is determined by performing the related keyword analysis when life-stream services have been updated. Related keywords may be identified for a given search term using a... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120102059 - Optical fiber optimization system: A computing-device implemented method may include performing one or more measurements for a number of optical fiber components. The one or more measurements may be stored. A performance matrix may be generated by at least one processor, based on the one or more measurements, wherein the performance matrix includes measured... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120102062 - Automatic catalog search preview: A computer-implemented method for navigating a database including a plurality of records having attributes, the method including transmitting a webpage configured to display selectable filters associated with record attributes; receiving at least one attribute value based on a filter selection; transmitting a mini query to the database for a count... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20120102066 - Method, devices and a service for searching: A method, devices and an internet service is disclosed for carrying out an improved search. Audio features formed from audio data are associated with the image data. The audio features are formed by applying a transform to the audio data, for example to form mel-frequency cepstral coefficients from the audio... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120102060 - Query optimization: A first query is received including a logical expression as a set of predicates in Disjunctive Normal Form. Each predicate from is represented as a bitwise predicate pattern to generate a set of bitwise predicate patterns. A set of valid bitwise patterns from the set of bitwise predicate patterns is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102064 - Systems and methods for customized electronic communications: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods customizing electronic communications. A future event associated with a first user may be determined, and a second user that is associated with the first user and the future event may be identified. A plurality of communications involving the first user and the... Agent:
20120102065 - Techniques for database updates: Techniques for updating databases stored on mobile devices.... Agent:
20120102063 - Triggering actions in an information feed system: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for performing actions in response to information updates provided in an information feed. In one implementation, an information update is selected for comparison with a data record creation rule. The data record creation rule may specify a data record creation operation... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120102061 - Verifying licenses of musical recordings with multiple soundtracks: Distinguishing the background musical soundtrack from a secondary musical soundtrack of a licensed musical recording; mapping a sequential pattern of background musical fingerprints for the background musical soundtrack of the licensed recording; mapping a sequential pattern of secondary musical fingerprints for the secondary musical soundtrack of the licensed recording; and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102067 - Dynamically splitting multi-tenant databases: An online service includes managed databases that include one or more tenants (e.g. customers, users). A multi-tenant database may be split between two or more databases while the database being split continues processing requests. For example, web servers continue to request operations on the database while content is being moved.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102068 - System and method for identifying networks of ternary relationships in complex data systems: A system and method for identifying high order associations between variables in complex systems that is particularly useful where there is no correlation or weak correlation between variables due to the influence of a third variable, a ternary relationship. The ternary relationship describes how the variation in the pattern of... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20120102069 - Data migration system and data migration method: In a system for migrating data between document management applications, if an inheritance setting of an access right to a folder in a source document management application is a first inheritance setting for inheriting an access right to a parent folder, the inheritance setting of the access right is changed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120102070 - Non-privileged access to data independent of filesystem implementation: An application programming interface (API) module provides access to data, independent of filesystem implementation in a non-privileged user mode. A discovery volume having a filesystem recognizable by an operating system has cover files which prevent damage to data stored in an unrecognizable primary volume. The discovery volume also includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102071 - Method and device for improved ontology engineering: The present invention is related to a method for populating a data system, comprising the steps of: a. mapping at least one application path of the data system to at least one conceptual path of an ontology system, said application path addressing a parts of the structure of the data... Agent:
20120102073 - Contextual presence system and associated methods: Systems and methods dynamically form a context group that has a plurality of members and propagate payload data between the members. A database associates a context identifier (ID) of the context group with a user ID of each member. A context manager, communicatively coupled with the database, receives a join... Agent:
20120102072 - Distributed management monitoring system, monitoring method and creating method thereof: The present disclosure discloses a method for creating a distributed management monitoring system to create a distributed management monitoring system based on a distributed file system. Moreover, the present disclosure further discloses a monitoring method of the distributed management monitoring system, the method includes: updating a file of recording monitoring... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120102074 - Applying analytic patterns to data: Aspects described relate to analyzing data at a high level of abstraction. “Smarts,” incorporating one or more analytic patterns, may be applied to data sources. These Smarts may be in the form of at least one of an equation, rule, constraint or expression to generate a result from applying the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120102075 - Management of configuration data structures in multi-layer data models: In one embodiment, a computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having computer readable program code embodied therewith, the computer readable program code being configured to: map a template-level configuration-management data structure to a discovery-level configuration-management data structure by a first mapping using mapping information included in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102076 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a basic file manager that manages files stored on a storage medium using basic file management information stored on the medium; a specific file manager that manages a file of a specific type, among the managed files, using specific file management information stored on the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120102077 - Method and apparatus to convert multimedia file name: A method and an apparatus to convert a multimedia file name. The method can include: if a generation time information based file name conversion request for at least one multimedia file stored in a storage medium is received, then listing original files comprising generation time information of the at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20120102078 - Temporal metadata track: A description of types of metadata can provide, in one embodiment, an index to the types of metadata in a time based metadata track that can be associated with a time based media track having audio or video or both. The description can be non-time based and be separate from... Agent:
20120102079 - Accessing and providing access to computer files over a computer network: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided that may relate to controlling access to or accessing computer files over a computer network. A file server may execute on a first computer system and a client may execute on a second computer system. The client may be configured to send... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120102080 - Computer system and storage capacity extension method: t04/19/2012 > 104 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120095956 - Process driven business intelligence: Described herein is a technology for facilitating process driven business intelligence. In one implementation, context data generated by a business process tool is received. One or more relevant application programming interfaces (APIs) are identified by matching the APIs with the current attribute associated with the context data. The APIs are... Agent: Business Objects Software Limited
20120095957 - Component based approach to building data integration tools: A method facilitating interoperability across the integrating platforms is provided by composing purpose specific integrating tools using conceptual modeling framework and a set of primitive foundational components. The model driven architecture provides easy migration from one solution architecture to another. Also, the present invention discloses a method to migrate from... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20120095958 - Distributed and tiered architecture for content search and content monitoring: An efficient large scale search system for video and multi-media content using a distributed database and search, and tiered search servers is described. Selected content is stored at the distributed local database and tier1 search server(s). Content matching frequent queries, and frequent unidentified queries are cached at various levels in... Agent: Zeitera, LLC
20120095959 - Apparatus and method for on-demand in-memory database management platform: A method and apparatus for constructing a memory-based database service platform, in which database can be on-loaded and off-loaded or unloaded as needed, and can reserve schedule and size of memory and other resources, including CPUs, network, backup, mirroring and recovery recourses. With the service platform, multiple different types of... Agent:
20120095960 - Multi-master attribute uniqueness: A computing device receives a request to perform a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (“LDAP”) database operation and propagates the request to perform the LDAP database operation to a peer server to test the LDAP database operation at the peer server. The computing device executes an action on a distributed LDAP... Agent:
20120095962 - Aggregating media content from multiple clients to a server: A data processing system aggregates media content from multiple clients to a server. The data processing system comprises a media manager that aggregates media content from a client of a plurality of clients onto a server. The media manager comprises a monitoring utility and a server media update utility. The... Agent:
20120095963 - Apparatus and method for on-demand in-memory database management platform: A method and apparatus for constructing a memory-based database service platform, in which database can be on-loaded and off-loaded or unloaded as needed, and can reserve schedule and size of memory and other resources, including CPUs, network, backup, mirroring and recovery recourses. With the service platform, multiple different types of... Agent:
20120095961 - Tool tracking system and method: A method for tracking a status of a plurality of tools for a plurality of users includes receiving, at a computer, data related to a tool. The data includes a tool identifier, an associated user, location data, and maintenance history data. The method further includes storing the data related to... Agent: Myers Tire Supply International, Inc.
20120095964 - System and a method for handling co-operation files: The invention relates to a method for handling co-operation files between customers and suppliers where a unique ID is attached to the co-operation file. The customer stores co-operation files on a central file handling database and the co-operation files of the supplier are stored on a supplier computer. When a... Agent: Media4work Aps
20120095965 - Synchronization for initialization of a remote mirror storage facility: A method includes computing, in a local storage system having a local volume with a plurality of local regions, respective local signatures over the local regions, and computing, in a remote storage system having a remote volume with remote regions in a one-to-one correspondence with the local regions, respective remote... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120095966 - Method for using an otp storage device: The invention provides a method of managing data updates in DOS-based data storage device having an OTP memory die that includes a code region having a first memory capacity and a code region access resolution and a data region having a second memory capacity and a data region access resolution.... Agent:
20120095967 - Portable infrastructure object for capturing machine images: A method for capturing an image of a machine having one or more disks is presented. The method comprises creating a snapshot of the machine, the snapshot including full machine encapsulation, querying the one or more disks on the machine to obtain information stored thereon, creating metadata able to access... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120095968 - Storage tiers for different backup types: Systems and methods of providing storage tiers for different backup types. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a backup job from a client for data on a virtualized storage node. The method also includes identifying a type of the backup job. The method also includes storing data on at... Agent:
20120095969 - System, method and computer program product for collecting and managing alloy verification: A system, method and computer program product include storing a representation of a mechanical system and an item type listing with parts and specifications for the parts. At least part of the representation comprising a group of parts to validate is displayed. A location of a part on the displayed... Agent:
20120095970 - Identifying unreferenced file system components: A list of data structures (e.g., inodes) can be accessed, and the data structures in the list can be examined. If a data structure is examined, a counter value associated with the data structure is changed to a generation number that is associated with the examination. Subsequently, the counter values... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120095971 - Online file system consistency check: A lock is acquired on a data structure. Content in the data structure is read and verified while the lock is held. The lock is then released, and then the file system components that are referred to by the data structure are verified. In essence, a file system consistency check... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120095973 - Method and system for developing data integration applications with reusable semantic types to represent and process application data: A method and system for developing data integration applications with reusable semantic types to represent and process application data. Methods include creating schemas to describe external data, creating semantic types to describe internal data, mapping schemas to semantic types, developing dataflows that configure input and output operations using schemas, mappings,... Agent: Expressor Software
20120095972 - System and method for configuring business entity search logic: A system for generating a business name normalization configuration used by a secretary of state office to process a business name search is disclosed. The system includes a user interface that enables a user to create or edit the business name normalization configuration by displaying a plurality of business name... Agent:
20120095974 - Database synchronization and validation: Systems and methods for verifying data in a distributed database using different automated check operations at different times during the database read and update cycles. Various functions may be performed including executing a first check during update operations of the database. A second check may also be executed during the... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120095975 - Method and system to facilitate a search of an information resource: Methods and systems to facilitate a search of an information resource is disclosed. In various embodiments, a distribution of a plurality of data items across a plurality of attribute value ranges corresponding to an attribute is identified. The attribute may be shared by at least two of the plurality of... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120095977 - Cloud matching of a question and an expert: Methods, systems, apparatus, and machine-readable media for matching a question with an expert are provided herein. Information regarding a plurality of experts may be received. The received information may be analyzed and processed and an expertise cloud may be generated for each expert of the plurality of experts using the... Agent: Iac Search & Media, Inc.
20120095982 - Digital media recognition apparatus and methods: One preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a method of automatically responding to a search query. The method of the preferred embodiment can include steps performed at or by a database, including electronically receiving a query digital media object from a first computer and electronically generating a query index... Agent:
20120095976 - Following online social behavior to enhance search experience: Systems and methods are disclosed for customizing a user's experience with an application such as a search engine application. The user's experience is customized based on inferring a mood and/or interests of the user at least in part from an analysis of the user's posts on one or more social... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120095983 - Method of providing search service and display device applying the same: A method of providing a search service and a display device applying the same are provided. According to the method of providing a search service, a web page that is searched by a specified keyword is accessed, at least one keyword is extracted from text included in the web page... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120095979 - Providing information to users based on context: Selecting and providing context information relevant to a user at a particular time and location. Input parameters such as a location and time are selected. Context information is obtained for the selected location and time based on the input parameters. Exemplary input parameters include a user activity history, user content... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120095978 - Related item usage for matching questions to experts: Methods, systems, apparatus, and machine-readable media for matching a question with an expert via a related item are provided herein. A received question may be analyzed in order to determine one or more components included in the question. One or more items relating to a question component may be found... Agent: Iac Search & Media, Inc.
20120095980 - Search session with refinement: A search system may use a stateful session that suggests new keywords for refining a search with each iteration of a search sequence. The keywords may be derived from a set of previous search results, or may be identified from a taxonomy of terms. A user may be able to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120095981 - System and method to provide a user with a set of solutions in response to a query: An aspect of the exemplary embodiments is an on-line system that includes an interface with system users configured to receive search requests from system users. The system further includes a search engine coupled with the interface. The search engine is configured to respond to a received search request from a... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20120095984 - Universal search engine interface and application: Disclosed are methods, systems, apparatus and products, including a method that includes receiving, by at least one processor-based device, a search query provided via an interface, and submitting the search query to at least one of a plurality of search engines, each having a dedicated search engine interface, the dedicated... Agent:
20120095985 - Predicting future queries from log data: A system, media, and method for selecting future queries are provided. The selected future queries are used to transmit appropriate online advertising to a user that issues queries to a search engine. The search engine is coupled to a prediction component that predicts what subject the user is going to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120095986 - Runtime optimization of spatiotemporal events processing background: A method of optimizing runtime spatiotemporal events processing is provided. The method includes the following stages: defining a plurality of spatial contexts or spatiotemporal contexts; specifying a plurality of spatial patterns or spatiotemporal patterns being relationships between events complying with specified policies within the defined spatial contexts and spatiotemporal contexts... Agent:
20120095987 - Systems and methods for query optimization: In accordance with certain embodiments, a query from a client may be received at a server, and a default query range may be applied to the query. The query may be executed in a first execution using an index comprising a category of information stored in the database and subject... Agent:
20120095988 - Query optimization on vpd protected columns: A method and apparatus for preserving optimization hints in a transformed query is provided. In one embodiment, the methodology is implemented by query optimization logic. Upon receiving a first query to access values in a column of a table protected by an access control policy, the query optimization logic creates... Agent:
20120095989 - Estimating a number of unique values in a list: A method determines a number of unique values in a sample of a list of values and estimates a number of the unique values for an unsampled portion of the list of values. The method estimates a number of the unique values in the list by adding the number of... Agent:
20120095990 - Method and system for approximate string matching: A method and system for approximate string matching are provided for generating approximate matches whilst supporting compounding and correction rules. The method for approximate string matching of an input pattern to a trie data structure, includes traversing a trie data structure to find approximate partial and full character string matches... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120095991 - System and method for information retrieval from object collections with complex interrelationships: A data-driven information navigation system and method enable search and analysis of a set of objects or other materials by certain common attributes that characterize the materials, as well as by relationships among the materials. The invention includes several aspects of a data-driven information navigation system that employs this navigation... Agent: Endeca Technologies, Inc.
20120095992 - Unified media search: A user input of a search term is received. One or more local resources are searched using the search term. One or more Internet services are searched using the search term. Search results of media located on the local resources that match the search terms and search results of media... Agent:
20120095994 - Intelligent search appliance with memory and feedback: A system and method to search accurately and relevantly using the ranking algorithm and the intelligent index, learning context relationships using feedback and memory with social awareness.... Agent: Transaxtions LLC
20120095993 - Ranking by similarity level in meaning for written documents: The present invention provides tools to help readers select among large number of written documents by ranking using similarity level in meaning. The ranking tools also can be combined with other ranking methods such as ranking in popularity or ranking by expert opinions. Potential applications include ranking of web pages,... Agent:
20120095995 - User interface methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on user navigation and selection actions associated with the content: A user-interface method of selecting and presenting a collection of content items based on user navigation and selection actions associated with the content is provided. The method includes associating a relevance weight on a per user basis with content items to indicate a relative measure of likelihood that the user... Agent: Veveo, Inc.
20120095997 - Providing contextual hints associated with a user session: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that provide contextual indicators associated with a user session are described. Content items within a document associated with a user session are selected. Upon receiving an indication that the user desires to perform a context-aware search, the document associated... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120095996 - Search in a multi-relationship social network: In some aspects, each of the two or more result entities is associated with a respective relevance score, two of the two or more result entities are determined to be associated with a same relevance score, and the relevance score associated with each of the two of the two or... Agent:
20120095999 - System and method for identifying a stored response to a subject query: A system and method of identifying stored responses that may be relevant to a subject query, by identifying relevant phrases in the query that express a topic of the query. A list of the relevant phrases is indexed, and a set of stored responses is reviewed to find a response... Agent:
20120095998 - Systems and methods for ranking user defined targets in a universal graph database: A computer-implemented method for determining a connection ranking value between entities includes receiving private information from a user, and retrieving public information from publicly available sources. The method also includes matching the public information with the private information, generating a graph database with the public and private information, establishing at... Agent: 7 Degrees, Inc.
20120096000 - Ranking results of multiple intent queries: Techniques and systems are disclosed providing improved ranking of results to an online search-based query. One or more user types are identified for a search-based query, and may correspond to a number of user relevant results, and which user results are selected. A user profile can be determined for the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096001 - Affinitizing datasets based on efficient query processing: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, methods, and computer-storage media for affinitizing datasets based on efficient query processing. In one embodiment, a plurality of datasets within a data stream is received. The data stream is partitioned based on efficient query processing. Once the data stream is partitioned, an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096003 - Information classification device, information classification method, and information classification program: It is an object of the present invention to provide an information classification device capable of classifying retrieved pieces of information into appropriate groups even if these pieces of information are the same kind of information. The information classification device according to the present invention includes spatial arrangement means and... Agent:
20120096002 - Systems and methods for generating and managing a universal social graph database: A computer-implemented method for determining connections between entities includes receiving private information from a user, retrieving public information from publicly available sources, and matching the public information with the private information. The method also includes generating a graph database with the public and private information, determining connections between entities in... Agent: 7 Degrees, Inc.
20120096004 - Transaction classification rule generation: A method, executed by a processor, for generating a transaction classification rule that can be applied to unclassified transactions. The method includes receiving an identification of an existing unclassified transaction upon which the classification rule will be based; generating identification rules to identify subsequent unclassified transactions as similar to the... Agent:
20120096006 - Building a library of spectra for optical monitoring: A method of controlling polishing includes storing a library having a plurality of reference spectra, polishing a substrate, measuring a sequence of spectra of light from the substrate during polishing, for each measured spectrum of the sequence of spectra, finding a best matching reference spectrum using a matching technique other... Agent:
20120096007 - Embedding content-based searchable indexes in multimedia files: Content-based analysis is performed on multimedia content prior to encoding the multimedia content in the rendering chain of processing. A content-based index stream is generated based on the content-based analysis and the content-based index stream is embedded in the multimedia file during rendering. The content-based index stream can be used... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096005 - System and method for remote source data verification: A remote source data verification system. The inventive system includes a remote server running a novel source data verification software application adapted to electronically acquire images of source documents, index the images and store the images in a source database in a predetermined order based on the indexing, select an... Agent: Innovo Commerce, LLC
20120096008 - Hyperspace index: A data structure indexes identifiers corresponding to parameter patterns. The presence of an identifier in the data structure indicates that the corresponding parameter pattern may be present in a set of parameter patterns, while absence of the indicator can be used to indicate that the corresponding parameter pattern is not... Agent: Perfect Search Corporation
20120096010 - Adaptive object identification: A adaptive object identification mechanism provides an object description of an object of an application that is executed by a processor, where the object description is based on attributes associated with the object. When an operation on the object is detected, the attributes of the object are sampled at the... Agent:
20120096009 - Collaborative filtering with hashing: Systems, methods, and machine readable and executable instructions are provided for collaborative filtering. Collaborative filtering includes representing users and objects by rows and columns in a binary ratings matrix having a particular dimensional space. Unknown values in the binary ratings matrix are weighted with a weight matrix having the particular... Agent:
20120096011 - Systems and methods for discovering artists: A musician discovery system is provided. The musician discovery system includes a first interface for displaying a plurality of musicians organized according to a musical characteristic. The system includes a second interface for presenting multimedia information about a first musician from the plurality of musicians displayed on the first interface.... Agent: Viacom International Inc.
20120096012 - Systems, methods and interfaces for aggregating and providing information regarding legal professionals: A method for determining legal experience including determining a count of times each attorney of a plurality of attorneys is identified as an author of at least one document of a plurality of documents, each document of the plurality of documents has a date associated therewith; applying a weight to... Agent: West Services, Inc.
20120096014 - Method of visualizing the collective opinion of a group: A computerized method of visualizing the collective opinion of a group regarding one or more qualitative issues. The group initially selects N issues from the universe of potential issues and often assigns the issues images and titles. The system presents each user with graphical user interface screens wherein individual users... Agent: 6464076 Canada Inc. O/a Distility ("distility")
20120096013 - Recommending groups of items based on item ranks: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a mechanism for recommending digital items to a user. Each digital item in a set of digital items is scored based on user preferences and other metrics. The digital items are ordered based on scores. The digital items are then evaluated in order... Agent:
20120096015 - System and method for assisting a user to select the context of a search query: The present invention provides a method and a system of providing assistance to a user to identify at least one context while forming a search query. In one embodiment, this is accomplished by receiving one or more inputs related to the search query, and providing a plurality of contexts related... Agent: Indus Techinnovations LLP
20120096016 - Searching documents for ranges of numeric values: Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for searching documents for ranges of numeric values. Document identifiers for documents are accessed, wherein the documents include at least one value that is a member of a set of values. A number of posting lists are generated. Each posting list... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096017 - Method and system for robust futexes: Systems and methods of managing primitives are disclosed. A data structure that is stored in user space is registered, wherein the data structure tracks a user controllable mutual exclusion primitive that is acquired by a process running in the user space, and wherein the user controllable mutual exclusion primitive serves... Agent:
20120096018 - Method and system for selecting music: A method for selecting music and directing disposal thereof includes a step of providing a service with a database having music information stored therein and a user interface platform coupled to the database and accessible through a telecommunication device. A communication is received including a request for music from an... Agent:
20120096019 - Localized and cultural domain name suggestion: Suggested domain names are generated based upon regional, cultural and other information received from a user. The user input is correlated against terms in a localized name suggestion database to identify terms that are regionally and/or culturally relevant to the user. Candidate domain names are generated based upon the user... Agent:
20120096023 - Apparatus and method for providing pharmacy guide: An apparatus and method for providing a pharmacy guide are discussed. The apparatus for providing a pharmacy guide includes a location obtaining module configured to obtain location information and a controller configured to obtain prescription information, determine prescribed medicines based on the prescription information, search for nearby pharmacies based on... Agent:
20120096024 - Assistance method for a call center operator:
20120096026 - Content recommendation system, content recommendation method, content recommendation device, and information storage medium: The content recommendation system includes a user attribute information acquisition means for acquiring attribute information of a given user, a list acquisition means for acquiring at least one list from among lists of content sequentially generated over time on the basis of the attribute information of the given user acquired... Agent:
20120096020 - Describing a paradigmatic member of a task directed community in a complex heterogeneous environment based on non-linear attributes: A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product define a paradigmatic member of a known task directed community. Non-linear attributes of each member of the known task directed community having a known agenda are identified. Each of the non-linear attributes is individually unrelated to the known agenda. Common non-linear... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096025 - Method, apparatus and system for realizing multi-person conversation: A method, apparatus and system for realizing multi-person conversation are disclosed. The method includes: a multi-person conversation window includes a searching window, and a client end receives a searching command and searching information through the conversation window in a multi-person conversation process. The searching information is passed to a server... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120096021 - Reverse audit system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and computer program product for reverse audits based on server access of databases. In one embodiment, a data provider is determined, and a data request based on the data provider is sent to a server, wherein the data request promotes an... Agent:
20120096022 - Text content sensitive non-text checker: A document reminder system comprising a data base for storing a predetermined word or sequence of words; a system for scanning displayed content text for said predetermined word or sequence of words and a non text document identified by said word or sequence of words; a module for comparing said... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096027 - Digital patent marking method: A method of patent marking products comprises providing digital data identifying one or more patents related to predetermined products in a patent marking sense, and facilitating access to the digital data such that at least the numbers of the one or more related patents can be ascertained. One disclosed execution... Agent: Ocean Tomo LLC
20120096028 - Information retrieving apparatus, information retrieving method, information retrieving program, and recording medium on which information retrieving program is recorded: In the present invention, sentence information of a sentence in collected documents is stored, information of a questioning sentence from the user is received from a terminal 2, the questioning sentence from the user is decomposed into segments (S10), documents having common arc segments are extracted from segments in the... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120096029 - Information analysis apparatus, information analysis method, and computer readable storage medium: An information analysis device (30) comprises a relevant portion identification unit (31) that compares analyzed target text with topic-related text that is written about the same event as the analyzed target text and includes information related to a specific topic, and that specifies a portion of the analyzed target text... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120096030 - Method and apparatus for providing search results by using previous query: A method for providing the search results by using a previous query according to one embodiment of the present invention, which is able to provide the search results that coincide with the user's intention, comprises the steps of: selecting as a second query one query among queries that are inputted... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120096031 - System, method, and program product for extracting meaningful frequent itemset: A system and method for enabling efficient extraction of only meaningful frequent itemsets. The system includes a decision unit that decides a new itemset that becomes an investigation target in the same sequence as that of searching an itemset tree in a depth-first manner and in descending order, a frequent... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096033 - Disambiguation of entities: Methods, systems, algorithms, and media are provided for disambiguating entities present in a received search query. Lists of categories from semi-structured data from external sites as well as internal sources are used to detect if ambiguity exists in an entity within the search query. Multiple senses or categories of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096034 - Method for automatically generating a text portion: Method for automatically generating a text portion applicable to a customer for at least one product, characterized in that it includes at a server side based on a plurality of data. According to the invention, rules data are processed so that a reduced rule is obtained and further used for... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20120096032 - Populating a task directed community in a complex heterogeneous environment based on non-linear attributes of a paradigmatic cohort member: A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product defines a paradigmatic member of a first task directed community. Non-linear attributes of each member of the first task directed community having a first agenda are identified. Each of the non-linear attributes is individually unrelated to the first agenda. Common non-linear... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096035 - System and method for conveying offers to a user: A system and method of conveying offers to a user in which at least one company is registered in a database on a first computer server and offering software is installed on a computer of the company. The offering software calculates a discount offer to be offered by the company... Agent:
20120096036 - Systems and methods for data indexing and processing: Systems and methods are disclosed that allow for indexing, processing, or both of information from physical media or electronic media, which may be received from a plurality of sources. In embodiments, a document file may be matched using pattern matching methods and may include comparisons with a comparison reference database... Agent:
20120096037 - Managing information about relationships in a social network via a social timeline: A system, method, and computer program for generating a social timeline is provided. A plurality of data items associated with at least one relationship between users associated with a social network is received, each data item having an associated time. The data items are ordered according to the at least... Agent:
20120096038 - Managing information about relationships in a social network via a social timeline: A system, method, and computer program for generating a social timeline is provided. A plurality of data items associated with at least one relationship between users associated with a social network is received, each data item having an associated time. The data items are ordered according to the at least... Agent:
20120096040 - Method and system for managing large write-once tables in shadow page databases: Methods and systems for managing large write-once tables are described. In some embodiments, a relational database management system includes a space allocation module that utilizes both a logical space allocation scheme, as well as a physical space allocation scheme, to allocate space in units (e.g., pages) having two different sizes—small... Agent: Sap Ag
20120096039 - Parallelizing i/o processing of index insertions during insertion of data into a database: Database elements are inserted into a database object by processing each of a plurality of operations in a sequential order within a first processing round to insert the database elements into the database objects, where processing for at least one operation in the order becomes suspended due to a resource... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096041 - Channel sharing: A data processing system used for delivering profile data structures that contain interest nodes or channels. The interest nodes include sets of targets and qualifiers that comprise attributes used in filtering information files for delivery. Targets and qualifiers are applied to the attributes and available information files to produce the... Agent: The Washington Post
20120096043 - Data graph cloud system and method: A computer-implemented method for managing updates for a node in a graph is described. An update relating to a node is received. The update is written to a graph database file system. A node update message is broadcast to at least one graph server when the update includes a change... Agent: 7 Degrees, Inc.
20120096042 - User query reformulation using random walks: There is provided a computer-implemented method for user query reformulation. A graph is created to represent a relationship between previous user query terms. The graph may represent the previous user searches in n-grams that correspond to nodes. A random walk analysis is performed to determine probabilities that various n-grams corresponding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096044 - Data allocation identification: Various embodiments illustrated and described herein pertain to at least one of systems, methods, databases, and instructions stored on computer-readable mediums for data allocation identification. One method according to some embodiments includes determining a database allocation of an entity and identifying a domain directly associated with the entity. The method... Agent:
20120096046 - Methods and apparatus for discontinuing the following of records in an on-demand database service environment: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for discontinuing the following of records in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, one or more records are identified according to one or more designated criteria. The records are stored in a database. The records are being followed by... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120096045 - System and method for traffic surge control: System and method for traffic surge control. A control message may be received for registering or managing a device in a network. A measure of a number of current control messages already being processed in the network may be retrieved. A condition may be retrieved, from among a plurality of... Agent:
20120096047 - Method and system and file format of generating content by reference: A method of generating content defined by a file of a prescribed format. A portion of a first work of content is automatically identified responsive to a user selection thereof. The first work of content may be audio, video, and still images. A reference to the portion of the first... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120096048 - Personalized object dimension: Architecture that associates personalized information (e.g., user preferences) to an object that needs to be displayed in a custom way. The preferences are associated with the object as an inherent object dimension, in addition to the actual data (another dimension). The intrinsic actual data contained within the object itself is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096050 - Systems and methods for mapping large object data content in a database table to a work area: According to some embodiments, a programming language in an application server may access different database server implementations, wherein the programming language accesses content of database tables via work areas derived from the database tables. A database table may be mapped to a work area such that each column in the... Agent:
20120096049 - Workgroup time-tracking: Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer readable media for creating, and using time tracking data objects which can be used for applications such as tracking efforts expended by a group of users on tasks to which they have been assigned. In one embodiment, when a record is saved, it is... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120096051 - Method and system for provisioning packetized voice communication services: An approach for enabling a customer to provision resources of a packetized voice service provider based on one or more customer conditions is described. A provision management platform receives a request for provisioning a domain name service as part of packetized voice service. In response to the request, the provision... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120096052 - Managing a data structure: In a method for managing a data structure in a memory, an accessor to access a version of the data structure is determined, in which the accessor includes a version number and a fat pointer, in which the version number corresponds to the most recent version of the data structure,... Agent:
20120096053 - Predictive migrate and recall: Various embodiments for optimizing data migration and recall in a computing storage environment by a processor device are provided. Data stored in the computing storage environment is analyzed over a predetermined period of time to identify a usage pattern of a portion of the data. The portion of the data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096054 - Reading rows from memory prior to reading rows from secondary storage: In an embodiment, a first plurality of rows of a first table are read from memory in an order of page addresses of pages in the memory that comprise the first plurality of rows. First selected rows from the first plurality of rows that meet a query predicate are stored... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096055 - Creating and maintaining order of a log stream without use of a lock or latch: Provided are techniques for using a series of compare and swap operations to assign a Relative Byte Address (RBA) and a Logical Record Sequence Number (LRSN) to a log record. One or more log buffers for storing the log record are identified, and the log record is moved to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120096056 - Managing media files using metadata injection: Apparatus and methods to manage media files using metadata injection provide a mechanism to enhance user interaction with multimedia devices. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.... Agent:
20120096057 - Default object fragments: In a system and a method, a processor-implemented query module identifies a master metadata file. The processor-implemented query module retrieves one or more metadata fragment files having a global identifier matching a global identifier of the master metadata file from a communicatively coupled metadata repository. A processor-implemented generator module combines... Agent: Business Objects Software Ltd.
20120096058 - Optimizing browser caching through deterministic marking of files: Enhanced browser caching is provided through a file identifier attribute employed at a front end server level for deterministic marking A front end server may use an attribute of a file identifier such as an attached parameter, a pattern, a directory associated with the file, or similar attributes to change... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120096059 - Storage apparatus and file system management method: A storage apparatus is connected via a network to a host device which requests data writing. A file system is constructed on a virtual volume accessed by the host device. An assignment unit assigns a storage area of a plurality of storage devices to a data storage area of the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.04/12/2012 > 91 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120089563 - Data aggregation module supporting dynamic query responsive aggregation during the servicing of database query requests provided by one or more client machines: Improved method of and apparatus for aggregating data elements in multidimensional databases (MDDB). In the preferred embodiment, the apparatus is realized in the form of a high-performance stand-alone (i.e. external) aggregation server which can be plugged-into conventional MOLAP systems to achieve significant improvements in system performance. In accordance with the... Agent: Yanicklo Technology Limited Liability Company
20120089564 - Data aggregation module supporting dynamic query responsive aggregation during the servicing of database query requests provided by one or more client machines: Improved method of and apparatus for aggregating data elements in multidimensional databases (MDDB). In the preferred embodiment, the apparatus is realized in the form of a high-performance stand-alone (i.e. external) aggregation server which can be plugged-into conventional MOLAP systems to achieve significant improvements in system performance. In accordance with the... Agent: Yanicklo Technology Limited Liability Company
20120089562 - Methods and apparatus for integrated management of structured data from various sources and having various formats: The invention provides advanced software architected to leverage the operational data volumes from information technology (IT), intelligent devices and machines supported and maintained by IT or end users for use by business groups or individuals in order to create low Total Cost of Operation (TCO) processes that enable data sources... Agent: Sempras Software, Inc.
20120089565 - Systems and methods for network-based communication, collaboration, and documentation system: System and methods for the creation, organization, and retrieval of the categorized forms of communication between users and organizations based on relationships between projects. Any two users can establish a database link from one user's project database to another user's project database through an invitation and acceptance process. Once linked,... Agent:
20120089566 - Method for reorganizing or moving a database table: A computer system including instructions recorded on a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium and readable by at least one processor may include a table generator module, a table updater module, and a data replicator module. The table generator module may be configured to cause the at least one processor to generate... Agent: Sap Ag
20120089568 - Adaptive data transmission: Methods, program products, and systems implementing adaptive data transmission are disclosed. A universal data collector can act as an intermediary between a log producer and a log processor. The universal data collector can be connected to the log producer through a first, reliable network. The universal data collector can be... Agent:
20120089567 - Storage device, data replication method, and storage system: A storage device includes a accepting unit that accepts a replication request that concerns a replication storage area for target data and that is from a requesting server that is among a plurality of servers; a first determining unit that, if a replication request is accepted, determines whether an identifier... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120089571 - Computer process management: A computer implemented process is defined to operate on three types of objects: Task Objects, Resume Objects, and State Objects. To define a Task Objects are implemented to perform the actions required to complete a particular aspect of the process. A State Object maintains information about the currently executing process,... Agent:
20120089569 - Versioned file system with sharing: A method of data sharing among multiple entities is provided. Each entity exports to a data store a structured data representation comprising a versioned file system local to that entity. The method begins by forming a sharing group that includes two or more entities. Sharing of the structured data representations... Agent: Nasuni Corporation
20120089570 - Virtual database system: Information from multiple databases is retrieved and stored on a database storage system. Multiple point-in-time copies are obtained for each database. A point-in-time copy retrieves data changed in the database since the retrieval of a previous point-in-time copy. A virtual database (VDB) is created by creating a set of files... Agent: Delphix Corp.
20120089572 - Automated and self-adjusting data protection driven by business and data activity events: Techniques for adjusting the frequency of data backups and initiating event-driven backups in a storage system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a self-adjusting backup frequency, known as a “Change Rate Objective,” is defined to conduct or delay backups for one or more volumes in the storage system on the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120089573 - Self-contained partial database backups: Methods and computer readable media for restoring a database. In a method, a backup of a subset of a database is created, where the subset includes a filegroup and database metadata describing the filegroup. The database is then restored using the database subset. In a computer-readable medium, a first data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089574 - Prioritizing data deduplication: An example method includes controlling a data de-duplication apparatus to arrange a de-duplication schedule based on the presence or absence of a replication indicator in an item to be de-duplicated. The method also includes selectively controlling the de-duplication schedule based on a replication priority. In one embodiment, the method includes,... Agent: Quantum Corporation
20120089575 - Methods for implementation of information audit trail tracking and reporting in a storage system: Embodiments of archival storage system are disclosed. The archival storage system includes one or more removable disk drives that provide random access and are readily expandable. One or more application servers can store archival data to the one or more removable disk drives. Further, the archival storage system provides an... Agent: Imation Corp.
20120089576 - Item level recovery: A backup and restore system may present recovered backup data as local resources and in a read and write manner so that the recovered backup data may be accessed using an application that created the data. In some embodiments, the recovered data may be read only data, but a differencing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089577 - Nondisruptive overflow avoidance of tuple validity timestamps in temporal database systems: A first epoch column pair includes a first global identification (ID) having first maximum value. A second epoch column pair includes a second global identification having second maximum value. The first epoch column pair receives first snapshots, and the first global ID increases with each of the first snapshots. When... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120089578 - Data deduplication: A method of deduplicating data is disclosed comprising mounting, by a deduplication appliance, network shared storage of a client machine, via a network, accessing data to be deduplicated on the network shared storage device, deduplicating the data, storing the deduplicated data on a second storage device, and replacing the data... Agent:
20120089579 - Compression pipeline for storing data in a storage cloud: A cloud storage appliance separates a point-in-time copy of a storage system into payload data chunks and metadata data chunks. The cloud storage appliance identifies a plurality of payload data chunks that have not been saved to a storage cloud. The cloud storage appliance compresses the plurality of payload data... Agent:
20120089580 - Update management apparatus, update management method, and computer-readable medium storing update management program: In an update management apparatus, a detection unit detects an update of one or more kinds of data included in a data set stored in a storage unit. A management unit generates a symbol sequence including a plurality of symbols corresponding to the respective plural kinds of data, and stores... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120089581 - Informing search results based on commercial transaction publications: A publishing engine captures capturing commercial events and other information (collectively, “commercial information”) associated with a first user and automatically notifies other users in the social network of the first user of this commercial information. The publishing engine also notifies one or more search engines of these events and information.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089584 - Method and mobile terminal for performing personalized search: Provided are a method and mobile terminal for performing a personalized search, capable of providing search results optimized for a user in consideration of location and user preference. The method includes acquiring a question keyword from a user and information about the location of a mobile terminal, making a local... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120089587 - Methods and systems for automated searching: The present invention provides systems and methods for automating a search over a network such as the Internet. A user selects data such as text from within an application. The selected data is activated and a search is performed without the user having to leave the application. The search is... Agent: Lasimer Ny LLC
20120089586 - Methods and systems for improving a search ranking using population information: Systems and methods that improve search rankings for a search query by using data associated with queries related to the search query are described. In one aspect, a search query is received, a population associated with the search query is determined, an article (such as a webpage) associated with the... Agent: Google Inc.
20120089582 - Mouse gesture assisted search: A system and method for method for performing a web search by a search engine for content including: providing a first search results page to a user in response to a search query; providing an interface for submission of an input action representing a search command, wherein the interface is... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120089588 - Search result diversification: Methods, apparatus, and systems directed to receiving search queries, retrieving documents, computing the number of categories to present for a given query, computing the number of results to show in each category, computing an ordering of categories, and for all the result pages beyond the first page employing user interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089585 - Searching content in distributed computing networks: A distributed search system includes a central server having an index of data, wherein the index of data is also available on a plurality of computing devices in a distributed computing network, the plurality of computing devices being distinct from the central server, each the computing device having a cache... Agent: Brilliant Digital Entertainment, Inc.
20120089583 - Standardized database access system and method: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a technique for accessing data from a database. The technique may include providing a group of hyper objects each containing a different rule. When a hyper object query language (HOQL) query is received using an HOQL engine, at least one hyper object... Agent: Clinicomp International, Inc.
20120089589 - Method and apparatus of dynamic updating web portals: The web portal's contents management becomes complex and sometime tedious job. There are needs for an efficient and cost effective way to manage large volumes of the web contents for web portals. The posting and withdrawing operation of the present invention has provided a means for making the tasks of... Agent: Stt Webos, Inc.
20120089590 - User preference correlation for web-based selection: A database of user preference information is extracted and compiled from multiple websites by web-crawling robots without cooperation or specific participation by users. Users who interact with a website are frequently required to register and create a login or userID name that uniquely identifies them. Thereafter, when an individual rates... Agent:
20120089591 - Self-induced online query reply system: A new network communications tool that allows third parties (companies, individuals, and others) to recognize if a certain user is looking for products or services that they might offer. Providing that the user expressly authorizes it, this new communication system will send an automated communication to various companies or individuals... Agent:
20120089592 - Automatic text skimming using lexical chains: Automatic text skimming using lexical chains may be provided. First, at least one lexical chain may be created from an electronic document. Next, a list of positions within the electronic document may be created. The positions may include where at least one concept represented by one of the at least... Agent:
20120089593 - Query optimization based on reporting specifications: Various embodiments of systems and methods for query optimization based on reporting specifications are described herein. A plurality of data provider objects are categorized into one or more used data provider objects that are used in a report at a first instance and one or more unused data provider objects... Agent:
20120089595 - Hybrid query execution plan: A procedural pattern in a received query execution plan can be matched to a stored pattern for which an equivalent declarative operator has been pre-defined. The query execution plan can describe a query for accessing data. A hybrid execution plan can be generated by replacing the procedural pattern with the... Agent:
20120089594 - Performing database joins: A method of performing a database join is provided herein. The method includes receiving a query. The query may specify a join of a first table and a second table. The method further includes determining a new predicate based on a mapping between a first column of the first table... Agent:
20120089596 - Optimizing a query: A method of optimizing a query is provided herein. The method includes determining a cost estimate for a query. The method further includes determining a budget for optimizing the query based on the cost estimate. Additionally, the method includes determining a complexity of the query based on the budget. The... Agent:
20120089597 - System and method for searching real estate listings using imagery: A system and method for searching real estate uses non-traditional techniques. A selection of suggestive imagery may be rated by a user in order to indicate that user's subjective tastes. The suggestive images may relate to particular keywords which also may be related to real estate listings. This way, properties... Agent:
20120089598 - Generating website profiles based on queries from websites and user activities on the search results: In a method of profiling a website, an information server receives multiple search queries from a website submitted by different users. Different search results responsive to the search queries are provided to the requesting users. The information server monitors activities of the users on the search results and generates a... Agent:
20120089599 - Interleaving search results: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for interleaving search results. A method includes presenting multiple first search results received from a first search engine. The first search results satisfy a search query directed to the first search engine and are presented in an order. A second search result... Agent: Google Inc.
20120089601 - Interleaving search results: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for interleaving search results. A method includes presenting multiple first search results received from a first search engine. The first search results satisfy a search query directed to the first search engine and are presented in an order. A second search result... Agent: Google Inc.
20120089600 - Methods and systems for improving a search ranking using population information: Systems and methods that improve search rankings for a search query by using data associated with queries related to the search query are described. In one aspect, a search query is received, a population associated with the search query is determined, an article (such as a webpage) associated with the... Agent: Google Inc.
20120089602 - Methods and systems for optimizing text searches over structured data in a multi-tenant environment: Search systems and methods for searching structured data and enhancing the relevancy of search results provided to a requesting user or application. Enhanced search results are provided by searching a cache of a user's most recently used items to eliminate or reduce search indexing latency. Also, more relevant search results... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120089603 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.
20120089604 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for matching records using matchcodes with scores: Systems and methods are provided for assigning a record to one or more record clusters. A record including a plurality of fields is received. A field in the record is identified to have a likelihood of including an input error. One or more alternative fields are generated with alternative inputs.... Agent:
20120089606 - Grouping identity records to generate candidate lists to use in an entity and relationship resolution process: Provided are a method, system, and computer program product for grouping identity records to generate candidate lists to use in an entity and relationship resolution process. A plurality of identity records are received, wherein the identity records provide attributes of entities, wherein the identity records may provide different or same... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120089607 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.
20120089608 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.
20120089605 - User profile and its location in a clustered profile landscape: Delivering targeted content includes collecting, via at least one tangible processor, user activity data for users during a specified time period. questions asked by the users during the specified time period are extracted from the user activity data, via the at least one tangible processor, and stored in user profiles... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120089609 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for forecast reconciliation: Systems and methods for reconciling a forecast for a dimension based upon data that is associated with the dimension. A method can be used that includes generating a plurality of forecasts for the dimensions such that the forecast of a first dimension is generated independently of a forecast of a... Agent:
20120089610 - Structured data in a business networking feed: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for presenting updates to associated records to publish on an information feed in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, data is received at a computing device configured to provide computing services via a network. The data may be separated... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120089612 - Flexible fully integrated real-time document indexing: A system for real-time document indexing is provided that includes a browser that is executing on a client system. The browser includes functionalities allowing it to communicate with a remote computer system. A query interface executes within the framework of the browser. The query interface receives one or more query... Agent: Nolij Corporation
20120089614 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for matching records using matchcodes with scores: Systems and methods are provided for generating matchcode scores for a record. In one example, a record is received that includes one or more fields, each field having an associated field type. One or more alternative forms of the record are generated based on variations of the one or more... Agent:
20120089617 - Enhanced search system and method based on entity ranking: Enhanced search system and method based on entity ranking that accepts votes for online and offline users and calculates rankings for user attributes that are used to provide highly valued search results. An input is received from a user indicating an opinion of another user or plurality of other users.... Agent:
20120089618 - Method and apparatus for providing a personal value for an individual: A method and apparatus for generating a personal value for a user are disclosed. For example, the method collects data associated with the user, wherein the data that is collected comprises social connection data, enhances the data that is collected, receives a request, and generates a response to the request... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120089615 - Neighborhood guide for semantic search system and method to support local poi discovery: A neighborhood guide system, related method and associated database for providing information about businesses and other locations to a vehicle driver, or other user, in a more natural and informative manner than traditional IVR systems. When interacting with the user, the neighborhood guide system typically will only provide choices for... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, LLC.
20120089616 - System and method for detecting personal experience event reports from user gernerated internet content: A method for retrieving Internet posts, implementable on a computing device, includes analyzing Internet posts to define segments in the Internet posts, where the segments at least contain terms consistent with user generation of a personal experience event report associated with a pre-defined search subject, and scoring each of the... Agent: First Life Ltd.
20120089619 - Systems and methods for determining document freshness: A system determines a freshness of a first document. The system determines whether a freshness attribute is associated with the first document. The system identifies, based on the determination, a set of second documents that each contain a link to the first document. The system assigns a freshness score to... Agent: Google Inc.
20120089613 - Technique for identifying key for associating messages: A method for identifying a key for associating messages include: extracting attribute values for a first attribute, which are included in messages, and appearance times of the messages, from a message storage unit storing messages, each including one or plural attribute values for one or plural attributes, and appearance times... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120089620 - Extracting data: Information can be extracted from unstructured documents using embodiments described herein. An entity recognition may be performed on an unstructured document and found entities may be annotated. Annotating includes inserting tags around the found entities to generate marked entities. A rule is applied to each of the marked entities in... Agent:
20120089622 - Scoring candidates using structural information in semi-structured documents for question answering systems: A system, program product, and methodology automatically scores candidate answers to questions in a question and answer system. In the candidate answer scoring method, a processor device performs one or more of receiving one or more candidate answers associated with a query string, the candidates obtained from a data source... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120089621 - Topic-oriented diversified item recommendation: A content recommendation system and method are provided in which content semantic topic analysis, user interest identification and per interest recommendations are used to deliver relevant and diversified content recommendations to the user. Semantic topic analysis is used to infer underlying topics in content items; for each content item, a... Agent:
20120089623 - Active and passive personalization techniques: A method for personalizing content for a particular user in a computing system comprising a user interface configured to display content. The method comprises identifying a long term profile having one or more features in a feature set and a long term level of importance associated with each term in... Agent: Aol Inc.
20120089624 - Method, apparatus, and system for searching based on search visibility rules: According to one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided in which a search request containing search criteria is received from a first user. A search is performed based upon the search criteria and the first user's organizational identifier to identify data records that match the search criteria... Agent:
20120089625 - Incremental conversion of database objects during upgrade of an original system: A computer system can include a database comparator configured to identify a first database object from an original system for a complete modification based on a comparison of the first database object with a plurality of target upgrade database objects, and configured to identify a second database object from the... Agent: Sap Ag
20120089626 - Method and apparatus providing for processing and normalization of metadata: Methods and apparatus for processing metadata of diverse data signals. Disclosed embodiments include an apparatus configured to receive a plurality of diverse data streams with accompanying metadata, recognize a source and format of the metadata, and normalize the metadata according to stored schema. A method for receiving and normalizing metadata... Agent:
20120089628 - Search expression generation system: A search expression is automatically generated for designating a target element for a Web page whose contents change according to a system state or the number of elements to be displayed. The search expression generation device comprises the model sentence accumulation unit which accumulates a plurality of model sentences of... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120089627 - System and methods for performing machine-implemented tasks: A task management system may be configured to select and/or perform one or more tasks. The task management system may be configured to create weighted groups of tasks to be performed in response to various triggering conditions. The task management system may include a value generation module, which may be... Agent: Aol Inc.
20120089629 - Structured searching of dynamic structured document corpuses: A system includes a document corpus containing structured documents, which contain both text and annotations of the text. The system also includes a search engine which is adapted to perform structured searches of the structured documents. As new types of annotations are added to the system, the search engine is... Agent:
20120089630 - System and method for querying heterogeneous data sources: A system and method for querying heterogeneous data sources is disclosed. In some embodiments, the system comprises a plurality of heterogeneously structured data sources, a plurality of query objects that represent queries to the data sources and that are independent of the structure of the data sources, and a user... Agent:
20120089637 - Address matching system and method: An address matching system that maintains a central database of valid addresses has been designed. According to the invention, address matching requests are received by the system from a plurality of remote users located at respective machines (“clients”). Those requests are processed at the central system, and the results are... Agent: Stamps.com
20120089636 - Dimensional data explorer: A dimensional data explorer for an enterprise system is disclosed. Dimensional data exploration includes providing a list of dimensions by which aggregated data in a report can be disaggregated and reaggregated. Aggregated data comprises a set of measures that have been aggregated for each object of a set of objects.... Agent: Workday, Inc.
20120089632 - Information terminal apparatus, character input method, and computer-readable medium storing character input program: An information terminal apparatus is provided with a storage unit and a search unit. The storage unit stores information on a plurality of character strings and information on the pronunciation and shape of each of the characters included in the plurality of character strings. The search unit receives a first... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120089635 - Language learning exchange: Systems, methods and products involving a language learning exchange are provided herein. One aspect includes registering through a computing device one or more users in a user community of an online language learning platform, the one or more users associated with profile information comprising user name, native language, and language... Agent: Wespeke, Inc.,
20120089633 - Managing data selection based on attributes: An interface is provided on a computing device for interacting with data stored in a data repository. Input is received including information identifying two or more attributes, and information indicating an order for the identified attributes. A hierarchical data structure is stored, with an order of hierarchy levels corresponding to... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC
20120089631 - Progressive exploration of data relationships: Parental dependency information for various data fields may be analyzed to create a data field hierarchy. Each of the data fields may be presented in a selectable list through an interface. Once a data field is selected, any immediate parent(s) and/or child(ren) field(s) of the active data element may be... Agent: Sap Ag
20120089634 - System and method for providing multimedia service in a communication system: In a method for providing multimedia services in a communication system, a request message for requesting contract information on users' multimedia services are received from a terminal according to service requests of the multimedia services to be received by the users. A query message for searching for the contract information... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120089638 - Methods and systems for latency-free contacts search: Systems and methods for performing latency-free contact searches using two-level indexed data structures having decreasing integer sets as identifiers to represent actual contact data. The indexed data structures are stored in distributed memory. Data operations such as intersection and union are performed using the indexed data structures. A binary interval... Agent: Salesforce.com. Inc
20120089639 - System and method for retrieving lost baggage in travel industry: A system and method for retrieving a lost baggage by its owner is provided. This method provides the baggage owner a system to actively participate in searching the lost baggage using the provided World Wide Web portal site, which is connected to the central database server. This system includes baggage... Agent:
20120089640 - Systems, methods, software for integration of case law, legal briefs, and litigation documents into law firm workflow: The present inventors recognized a need for improving conventional informational retrieval systems, particularly those intended for retrieval of legal information. Accordingly, they devised systems, methods, and software that facilitate online access to documents, such as non-opinion legal documents, in context of a legal workflow. An exemplary method of operation includes... Agent: Thomson Reuters Global Resources
20120089641 - Searching travel records: A free-form user-generated search query is used to retrieve responsive travel record information from categorized travel records. Searching the categorized travel records includes parsing the search query to identify search terms, determining a category with which each search term is associated, searching the categorized records to identify travel records that... Agent:
20120089643 - Metadata record generation: A computer implemented method and system provide for automatic selection and extraction of metadata and media content from projects in a craft tool. Automated identification, classification and management of such metadata and content is provided using including techniques such as pattern recognition for audio and visual content. The automatic tracking... Agent:
20120089642 - Providing users with a preview of text mining results from queries over unstructured or semi-structured text: The system and methods described herein provide results previewing for an interactive text mining system in order to feedback partial query results to users before all results that are responsive to a query have been found. These partial results allow the user to see the progress of their text mining... Agent:
20120089644 - Automatic contact linking from multiple sources: Linking data items describing a person into a single, unified contact entry without merging the data items. The data items include, for example, contact data, social network data, and other data describing the person. The contact entry is a single representation of the person that, in some embodiments, combines a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089645 - Efficient paging of search query results: Methods and computer-readable media provide for efficient paging of search results in accordance with the access rights of a user. According to various implementations, a request for a search query results in a calculated number of search results being retrieved and analyzed for user access rights. As documents having user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120089646 - Processing change data: A method of performing a database join is provided herein. The method includes receiving a query. The query may specify an update for a table. The method further includes determining that the table is associated with a subscriber. Additionally, the method includes generating an audit log for the update within... Agent:
20120089647 - Methods and systems for latency-free database queries: Systems and methods for performing latency-free database searches using two-level indexed data structures having decreasing integer sets as identifiers to represent actual data. The indexed data structures are stored in distributed memory. Data operations such as intersection and union are performed using the indexed data structures. A binary interval reduction... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120089648 - Crowd sourcing for file recognition: Methods for identifying content in encrypted or otherwise protected files utilize crowd sourcing for content identification. One such method includes, using a computer, selecting defined content titles to be presented with identifiers for data files for use in obtaining user selection data. The method may also include receiving the user... Agent:
20120089649 - Method and apparatus for managing virtual world: Disclosed is a method for managing a virtual world. The method for managing a virtual world includes: receiving virtual world management information including user information and communication information; and managing a virtual world, objects in the virtual world, and relationships between the objects using the virtual world management information.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120089651 - Download management of discardable files: A request is received to store a file in a storage device, wherein the storage device deems the file discardable. The file is marked as a discardable file. A controller determines a download condition associated with the request to store the discardable file in the storage device and determines whether... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd.
20120089650 - System and method for a storage system: Provided is a system and method for a system for a storage system. The system includes a policy based file system and a virtualization environment permitting native file system primitives among a plurality of virtual machines. Each virtual machine has a virtual file system. Each virtual file system structured and... Agent: Spectra Logic Corporation
20120089652 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.04/05/2012 > 84 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120084250 - Data write-back to data provider from individual grid cells: Architecture that provides an asymmetrical data approach to data write-back to a backend data store. Write-back is accomplished from a grid cell to a data provider (e.g., OLAP (online analytical processing)) that handles UPDATE CUBE statements. The coordinates of the data to access from the cube are provided in a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084252 - Datacenter workflow automation scenarios using virtual databases: Information from multiple databases is retrieved and stored on a database storage system. Multiple point-in-time copies are obtained for each database. A point-in-time copy retrieves data changed in the database since the retrieval of a previous point-in-time copy. A virtual database (VDB) is created by creating a set of files... Agent: Delphix Corp.
20120084251 - Probabilistic data mining model comparison: A first data mining model and a second data mining model are compared. A first data mining model M1 represents results of a first data mining task on a first data set D1 and provides a set of first prediction values. A second data mining model M2 represents results of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084253 - Transaction in memory object store: Techniques for rating and committing events in an event processing system are provided. Events can be rated at a rating system according to information that is stored locally on the rating system. Rated events can be stored in a database system with these rated events being utilized to, among other... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120084254 - Data migration using communications and collaboration platform: Data migration using communications and collaboration platform provides an efficient and flexible method for migrating data from an existing system to a new system. In particular, the method includes extracting data, cleansing the extracted data based on a master record, receiving approval for the cleansed data, and migrating the approved... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120084255 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing databases connected by wireless interface: A method for synchronizing a database at a portable electronic device with a backup database including backup data records includes receiving information representative of data records of the database at the portable electronic device, determining if the database at the portable electronic device is to be updated with the backup... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120084256 - Digital asset management method and apparatus: Using an ingestion engine (7), digital files are stored (9, 11, 12, 13, 14) in one environment (2) behind a firewall. The stored files (11, 12, 13, 14) are derivatives of stored master files (9). Low resolution derivates (13, 14) are published to a second environment (3). The low resolution... Agent: Inter-domain Pty Ltd.
20120084257 - Master data management versioning: A method, system, apparatus, and article of manufacture provide the ability to maintain multiple versions of structured views of data in a computer system. A relational database management system (RDBMS) is executed that stores master data in the computer system in master RDBMS tables. The master data is hierarchical in... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120084258 - Change capture prior to shutdown for later backup: A computer implemented method includes monitoring blocks of data on a storage device that are changing as the computer operates. On detecting a computer shut down event, a copy of changes to the monitored blocks are saved. Upon startup of the computer, a backup of the changed blocks of data... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120084259 - Over the air services for mobile devices: A client device may be managed in the event of, for example, device loss or mislocation. In such a case, a user can effectively cause a restriction command to be generated, where the restriction command is wirelessly transmitted to the client device. The restriction command can be specified to either... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120084260 - Log-shipping data replication with early log record fetching: Methods, systems and program products for log-shipping data replication from a primary system to a communicatively-coupled standby system. Embodiments of the invention may receive transactional log data at a standby system, from the primary system, and before the transactional log data is written to storage on the primary system. Embodiments... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084261 - Cloud-based disaster recovery of backup data and metadata: Cloud storage services can be used to facilitate secondary backup and disaster data recovery without the need for specialized backup servers at the secondary location or cloud storage service. Backup data streams are transferred to a cloud storage service. In addition to the backup data streams, backup metadata is generated... Agent: Riverbed Technology, Inc.
20120084263 - Data archiving system: An encrypted file storage solution consists of a cluster of processing nodes, external data storage, and a software agent (the “File System Watcher”), which is installed on the application servers. Cluster sizes of one node up to many hundreds of nodes are possible. There are also remote “Key Servers” which... Agent: Nexsan Technologies Canada Inc.
20120084262 - Efficient data management improvements, such as docking limited-feature data management modules to a full-featured data management system: Software, firmware, and systems are described herein that permit an organization to dock previously-utilized, limited-feature data management modules with a full-featured data management system. By docking limited-feature data management modules to a full-featured data management system, metadata and data from the various limited-feature data management modules can be integrated and... Agent:
20120084264 - System for configurable reporting of network data and related method: Method and apparatus for transferring files between hosts including reading a first configuration file to obtain file retrieval criteria, logging into a retrieval host to retrieve a file based on the file retrieval criteria, saving retrieved file to a local host, reading a second configuration file to obtain file push... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120084265 - Configuring a data protection system: A computer-implemented system configured to describe the relationship between a first Namespace and a second Namespace is provided. The system includes a containment relationship identifying a direct relationship between a first object of the first Namespace and a second object of the first Namespace. Moreover, the system includes a junction... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084267 - Method and system for content management: Systems and methods are described which facilitate content management in a network environment. Content types can be modeled by end users based on data usage and automatically generated by a content management system based on a user-defined data model. From these content types, content type objects may be generated. The... Agent:
20120084266 - 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.
20120084268 - Content aligned block-based deduplication: A content alignment system according to certain embodiments aligns a sliding window at the beginning of a data segment. The content alignment system performs a block alignment function on the data within the sliding window. A deduplication block is established if the output of the block alignment function meets a... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20120084269 - Content aligned block-based deduplication: A content alignment system according to certain embodiments aligns a sliding window at the beginning of a data segment. The content alignment system performs a block alignment function on the data within the sliding window. A deduplication block is established if the output of the block alignment function meets a... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.
20120084270 - Storage optimization manager: Techniques and mechanisms provide a storage optimization manager. Data may be optimized and maintained on various nodes in a cluster. Particular nodes may be overburdened while other nodes remain relatively unused. Techniques are provided to efficiently optimize data onto nodes to enhance operational efficiency. Data access requests for optimized data... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20120084271 - Representing and manipulating rdf data in a relational database management system: Techniques for generating hash values for instances of distinct data values. In the techniques, each distinct data value is mapped to hash value generation information which describes how to generate a unique hash value for instances of the distinct data value. The hash value generation information for a distinct data... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120084272 - File system support for inert files: A method for storing a file on a data storage device. The method includes: storing the file in one of a first and a second file system; calculating a hash value; and storing the hash value on a storage device if it is stored in the second file system. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084273 - Accelerated transactions with precommit-time early lock release: A system, method and computer product for accelerating parallel database transactions. One or more data processors execute a first transaction on a database. The first transaction includes a transactional lock associated with each of one or more records to update the one or more records during the first transaction, and... Agent:
20120084274 - Distributed transaction management with tokens: A system, method and computer product for managing distributed transactions of a database. A transaction manager is provided for each of a plurality of transactions of the database. Each transaction manager is configured to perform functions that include generating a transaction token that specifies data to be visible for a... Agent:
20120084275 - System and method for presenting information associated with a media program: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus having a processor adapted to receive a message from a portable communication device communicatively coupled to a set-top box presenting a media program and to retrieve from the message a media descriptor associated with the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120084277 - Method of and system for conducting personalized federated search and presentation of results therefrom: The present disclosure provides user-interface methods and systems for submitting search requests to search engines and presenting search results therefrom customized using content preferences learned about a user, comprising sending query information to at least two search engines, including a query identifying desired content, and user information, including context information... Agent: Veveo, Inc.
20120084276 - Providing associations between objects and individuals associated with relevant media items: Embodiments provide identification and/or reporting features as part of managing aspects of a product and/or service, but are not so limited. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method uses one or more search references to identify media items that correspond with the one or more search references and one or more... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084278 - Scan sharing for query predicate evaluations in column-based in-memory database systems: A plurality of queries of an in-memory column-oriented database are obtained. Each of the queries has at least one column predicate. For each of the queries, it is determined which of a plurality of columns in the in-memory column-oriented database need to be scanned. The plurality of queries are grouped... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084279 - Search detail display using search result context: The use of search context to determine a manner in which related items are to be display to a user upon selecting a search result of a number of search results generated by a search engine. Upon the user selecting one of the search result items, details regarding the selected... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084281 - Domain name tokenization and alternative domain name generation: A system for determining alternative domain names is disclosed. The system includes a receiver that receives input from a user and a synonym module that determines synonyms of at least one word in the user input. The system also includes a correlation module that receives the synonyms from the synonym... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120084280 - Social network resource integration: A method can include creating an instance of a modeling application for a project and rendering an associated user interface to a display; accessing user identity data associated with the project; accessing social network data for one or more social network member profiles, optionally based on the user identity data;... Agent:
20120084282 - Content quality filtering without use of content: Methods and system for providing a list of recommended items in response to a query includes obtaining user navigation information relevant to the query from a plurality of user access logs associated with the plurality of users. The user access logs define the navigation sequence followed by a plurality of... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120084283 - Iterative refinement of search results based on user feedback: Provided are techniques for displaying search results in a first page, receiving feedback from the user that indicate which of the search results in the first page are at least one of relevant and irrelevant, re-ordering the search results in a second page based on the indications of the search... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084285 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for information querying and serving in a virtual world based on profiles: Methods, and systems for ambiguous code triggered information querying and serving on mobile devices. Information and advertisement providers use a code triggered information server to serve context, demographic, and behavior targeted information to users via mobile devices. Users, trigger the provision of information by scanning or observing codes or information.... Agent:
20120084284 - System and method for providing search result based on personal network: A system and method for providing a search result based on a personal network are disclosed. The search result providing system may include a search term reception unit, a personal network extraction unit, and a search result providing unit which may receive a search term from a user. The personal... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120084288 - Criminal relationship analysis and visualization: Systems and methods of organizing a set of information associated with a record in a centralized database are disclosed. The record may be associated with a criminal investigation and/or a person of interest (POI). In one embodiment, the method includes creating a profile for the record and a corresponding set... Agent:
20120084287 - Estimation of unique database values: Estimation of unique values in a database can be performed where a data field having multiple information values is provided in the database. The data field can be partitioned into multiple intervals such that each interval includes a range of information values. An interval specific Bloom filter can be calculated... Agent:
20120084286 - Method and apparatus for group coordination of calendar events: An approach for managing calendar information received from a plurality of data sources is described. Calendar information associated respectively with a plurality of data sources is retrieved by a calendar management platform. For each of the data sources, metadata specifying a contributor of the corresponding calendar information and for relating... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120084289 - Methods and systems for a geographically defined communication platform: Methods and systems are described for a geographically defined platform. In one embodiment, a block is divided into one or more partitioned blocks comprising geographically proximate street addresses. Residents whose street addresses are located within the same partitioned block may contribute and view resident-generated content through a spatial platform. Further,... Agent: Rblock, Inc.
20120084290 - Organically ranked knowledge categorization in a knowledge management system: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to expert modeling in a KM system and provide method, system and computer program product for organically ranked knowledge and categorization for a KM system. In one embodiment of the invention, a method for organically ranked knowledge and... Agent: Kana Software, Inc.
20120084291 - Applying search queries to content sets: Queries applied to content sets (e.g., files in a filesystem) often produce search results including many content items having identifiers that match the keywords of the query. However, many search techniques do not account for the relevance of the matching, e.g., whether the match is predictably relevant to the user,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084294 - Method and apparatus for providing indexing service in portable terminal: Provided is a method and apparatus for providing an indexing service in a portable terminal. The method includes recognizing at least one data selected by a user from a first file provided through a text viewer of the portable terminal and extracting absolute locations of the recognized data in the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120084295 - Method and system for generating an index of securities: A method for generating an index of securities includes selecting index constituents and weighing the selected index constituents by a measure (“an intangible asset measure”) of quality and/or value of the intangible assets of constituent entities. The index constituents can be selected from a set of potential constituents based on... Agent: Ocean Tomo LLC
20120084293 - Providing answers to questions including assembling answers from multiple document segments: A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an input query, identifying a plurality of candidate answers to the query; and for at least one of these candidate answers, identifying at least one proof of the answer. This proof... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084292 - Recommending mobile device activities: Techniques for recommending mobile device activities, such as accessing mobile applications and/or mobile Web pages, are described. Some embodiments provide an Activity Recommendation System (“ARS”) configured to recommend relevant activities for a user to perform with a mobile device, based on context of the mobile device. In one embodiment, the... Agent:
20120084296 - Method and apparatus for searching a hierarchical database and an unstructured database with a single search query: Techniques for searching a hierarchical database and an unstructured database with a single search query are described herein.... Agent: Citrix Online LLC
20120084298 - Information processing device, contribution information evaluation system, contribution information evaluation method, and program: An information processing device includes a range of activity information acquisition unit which acquires information of the range of activity that is an area that a user who contributes contribution information on a facility visits, and a reliability level evaluation unit which evaluates the level of reliability for the contribution... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120084299 - Matching information of chemical substance: This disclosure provides methods and systems for processing and matching information of a chemical substance, and a storage system. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of processing information of a chemical substance comprises obtaining substructures of a chemical structural formula of said chemical substance; determining a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084297 - Network-resource-specific search assistance: One embodiment identifies a set of network resources relating to a search query; determines one or more sets of query suggestions for one or more network resources from the set of network resources, respectively, wherein each one of the one or more sets of query suggestions is related to a... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120084300 - Methods and systems for optimizing text searches over structured data in a multi-tenant environment: Search systems and methods for searching structured data and enhancing the relevancy of search results provided to a requesting user or application. Enhanced search results are provided by searching a cache of a user's most recently used items to eliminate or reduce search indexing latency. Also, more relevant search results... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120084301 - Dynamic domain query and query translation: Embodiments are directed to defining a query expression over a dynamic system model and to transforming a dynamically built query expression into a simplified, canonical form. A computer system receives various user inputs that are to be included as part of a query expression for querying a dynamic system model.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084302 - Media or content tagging determined by user credibility signals: Briefly, one or more embodiments of methods, apparatuses or systems for media or content tagging are described.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120084305 - Compiling method, compiling apparatus, and compiling program of image database used for object recognition: There is provided a method including the steps of: an extracting step for extracting a plurality of feature vectors from an image formed by capturing an object to be stored into an image database, an n bit of identifier (n is a natural number) being previously assigned to the object... Agent: Osaka Prefecture University Public Corporation
20120084304 - High efficiency binary encoding: A method and a system are provided for encoding and processing digital information. The digital information is encoded according to binary encoding formats corresponding to primitive data types. The primitive data types comprise scalar data types including Boolean, integer, float, decimal, time stamp, string, symbol, binary large object, and character... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
20120084303 - Interassociating data of a medical device: Methods, a medical device, and a computing system configured to interassociate data of the medical device are provided. The medical device uses a processor to collect data and include a respective event set identifier with data developed in connection with activity starting with a respective identifiable event of the medical... Agent: Smiths Medical Asd, Inc.
20120084306 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for accessing object representations of data sets: In one embodiment, markup representation of a data set is requested at a relational data store. The data set has a first portion stored at a first table structure of the relational data store and a second portion stored at a second tale structure of the relational data store. The... Agent:
20120084307 - Efficient database search for unique indentifiers: The invention is directed to providing an improved method of determining available identifiers (IDs) in a database, especially in the context of using available IDs for provisioning services in a telecommunications system. The method performs a database query for a range of IDs and stores candidate IDs in a local... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.
20120084308 - Electronic device and operating method thereof: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device may include a memory, a display unit, and a controller. The controller may generate a first folder having a name including text obtained from first contents displayed on the display unit, search the memory for second contents that are associated with the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120084309 - System and method for matching couples with events: Methods and systems are disclosed that identify date elements for a client, determine whether the identified date elements are excluded based on client profile information, determine whether the identified date elements are excluded based on respective profile information of two or more of the members of the client, and provide... Agent: Tdnc Corp.
20120084310 - Contextual quick-picks: Techniques are provided for facilitating the formulation of queries by providing quick-picks to the user based, at least in part, on the context in which the query is being formulated. Quick-picks are items that, when selected, add search criteria items to a query that is being formed. The quick picks... Agent:
20120084311 - Search support device, search support method and computer-readable storage medium: In a search support device, a first search unit searches a storage medium for at least one first string that includes a search string. A second search unit searches the storage medium for at least one second string that includes a corrected string corrected from the search string. A first... Agent: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.
20120084312 - Choosing recognized text from a background environment: A computer-implemented method includes receiving an electronic representation of one or more human voices, recognizing words in a first portion of the electronic representation of the one or more human voices, and sending suggested search terms to a display device for display to a user in a text format. The... Agent: Google Inc.
20120084317 - Complex event processing apparatus and complex event processing method: When a detecting complex event condition expression is changed, a rule comparing unit compares the complex event condition expressions before and after the change. The changed portion identifying unit identifies the changed portion based on the comparison result, and the parallel operating unit operates the complex event condition expressions before... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120084316 - Database-transparent near online archiving and retrieval of data: Method, program products and apparatus are disclosed for optimizing access to a data table. A value-existence structure is used to determine whether the data table contains rows for a given database query. The value-existence structure may be useful, for example, for managing transparent access to an online database and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084319 - Master data management database asset as a web service: A method, system, apparatus, and article of manufacture is configured to expose a database asset as a web service. A relational database management system (RDBMS) that stores information is executed in a computer system. As part of a process and framework, a series of business rules and process workflows are... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120084315 - Query plan optimization for prepared sql statements: System, methods and articles of manufacture for optimizing a query plan reuse in a database server system accessible by a plurality of client connections. An embodiment comprises providing at least one global cache storage and a private cache storage to a plurality of client connections, and coordinating utilization of the... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20120084313 - Remote access to tracking system contact information: In the context of tracking systems, it is difficult to ensure that an organization has a complete, accurate database of contacts stored in its tracking system. When tracking systems users are required to manage exporting and importing of contacts from their desktop mail clients and handheld devices, it is almost... Agent: Bullhorn, Inc.
20120084318 - System and method for providing document based on personal network: Provided are a system and method for providing a document based on a personal network. The document providing system may include a community searching unit to search for a community associated with a first document prepared by a first user, a document registration unit to register the first document in... Agent: Nhn Corporation
20120084320 - System, method, and article of manufacture for maintaining and accessing a whois database: Methods and systems are provided for maintaining and accessing a whois database. In one embodiment, modifications to a registrar database that includes information about domain names are tracked, and based on the tracked modifications, one or more records that include modified information about the domain names are identified. Unique identifiers... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20120084314 - Systems and methods for supporting restricted search in high-dimensional spaces: Embodiments of the invention may provide systems and methods for supporting restricted search capabilities in high-dimensional spaces. These example restricted search capabilities may allow for an unbiased search that is simply restricted to those regions of interest to a decision maker. It will be appreciated that a restricted search does... Agent: The Aerospace Corporation
20120084321 - Systems and methods of displaying document chunks in response to a search request: A computer displays a portion of a document to a user. Upon receiving a user-specified text string that includes multiple search keywords, the computer identifies a chunk within the document that satisfies the search keywords and displays the identified chunk to the user, wherein terms in the identified chunk that... Agent:
20120084322 - Recursive processing in streaming queries: The described implementations relate to recursive streaming queries. One technique processes a recursive streaming query through a query graph. The technique also detects when output produced by executing the query graph advances to a specific point.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084323 - Geographic text search using image-mined data: Textual information may be harvested from photos that are associated with a geographic location, and the text may be used to respond to searches. In one example, photos are taken from a vehicle that has a camera and a GPS receiver. Each of the photos is marked with the geographic... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084324 - Power monitoring device simulation using a database profile generated from real time-value data: A system and methods for using data from an external database compiled from real device used for testing and simulation of a system. The system includes an external database interface to access an external database. The external database includes a plurality of categories of time-value data collected from an electrical... Agent: Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.
20120084325 - Master data management hierarchy merging: A method, system, apparatus, and article of manufacture is configured to merge hierarchies in a computer system. A relational database management system (RDBMS) stores information in the computer system. As part of a process and framework, a series of business rules and process workflows that manage data (that is hierarchical... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20120084326 - Centralized multimedia access: A storage element contains a pointer to point to a playlist in a single document. The playlist includes a plurality of items. Each of the items specifies an access parameter to a multimedia file and a play parameter. A compiler compiles the playlist to determine the access parameter, the play... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120084327 - Building information technology services from a library of elements: Source entities with initially predefined properties for service modeling are presented in a library for user selection as service modeling entities. An automated computer process expediter copies user selected ones of the source entities from the library into a computer readable storage medium providing a services layer. The copying generates... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084328 - Graphical user interface for a search query: Generation of a search query to be issued to a document search engine is supported by providing a GUI creation unit that generates a graphical user interface for supporting generation of a search query. The GUI creation unit generates a query-node creation window that is a GUI window for generating... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084329 - Moving large volumes of data from fact to archive tables: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method for moving large volumes of data. An exemplary method comprises receiving a request to transfer a plurality of rows from a first table to a second table. The first table may be determined to be associated with a same file... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120084330 - High performance map editor for business analysts: A method for implementing a map editor for business analysts is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, such a method includes receiving a business object model including at least one business object. The business object model is transformed into an XSD-based model including at least one XML schema. The XSD-based model... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084331 - Method and scout agent for building a source database: According to an embodiment, a scout agent with network connectivity is configured to build a source database by learning address information, port information and protocol information of certain traffic sources. The scout agent is configured to learn application traffic profile information of these traffic sources, and instruct storage of the... Agent: Alcatel Lucent
20120084332 - Orphan management in file systems: A method, computer program product, and apparatus for managing a file system is presented. An object in the file system is identified in which one of a first pointer from the object to a first folder in the file system and a second pointer from the first folder to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120084333 - Transmitting filesystem changes over a network: Transmitting filesystem changes over a network is disclosed. A hash of data comprising a chunk of directory elements comprising one or more consecutive directory elements in a set of elements sorted in a canonical order is computed at a client system. One or more directory elements comprising the chunk are... Agent: Emc CorporationPrevious industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
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