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20120166383 - Annotation of data in an operating plan data aggregation system: In an embodiment a method is provided. The method includes receiving forecast information in a computer from a first group of users. The method also includes integrating the forecast information into a database and corresponding OLAP cube accessible by the computer. The method further includes receiving comments on specific entries... Agent: Right90, Inc.

20120166385 - Data loading method for a data warehouse: Provided is a method of loading data in a data warehouse. Two types of work tables are generated, namely, a first work table and a second work table. The data is loaded into the first work table and prepared for loading, using the second work table as temporary table for... Agent:

20120166384 - Systems and methods to provide server-side client based caching: According to some embodiments, a system, method, means, and/or computer program code are provided to facilitate a display of information on a client device. For example, a server may retrieve first enterprise data from an enterprise database and store the first enterprise data into a first client based cache at... Agent:

20120166386 - Method and system for cross-platform real time decision making: According to some embodiments, a system includes a business data provider, collaboration platform, a user client device, and a web application server interfacing with the business data provider, the user client device, and the collaboration platform. In some embodiments, the user client device communicates with the web application using a... Agent:

20120166387 - Member management system and member management apparatus: A member management system 1 including: a server unit 21 including: a device information collection unit 202 that collects from an attached member unique information of the attached member; a test implementation unit 204 that specifies the member with the unique information, and implements a given test; and a member... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120166389 - Computer product, server, and snapshot collection method: A non-transitory, computer-readable medium storing a program that causes a computer that controls data storage apparatuses respectively storing plural data, and a storing apparatus storing metadata that includes for each of the data, attribute information and storage location information, the process includes receiving a snapshot collection request for a given... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120166388 - Technique for configuring dat synchronization: A system is provided for configuring data synchronization between two devices. The first device generates a user configuration interface to be presented on the second device. The user interface elicits information from a user regarding a personal information manager (PIM) that is installed on the second device. This information is... Agent:

20120166390 - Method and apparatus for maintaining replica sets: Provided are systems and methods for managing asynchronous replication in a distributed database environment, wherein a cluster of nodes are assigned roles for processing database requests. In one embodiment, the system provides a node with a primary role to process write operations against its database, generate an operation log reflecting... Agent:

20120166391 - Method and system for data synchronization in content delivery network: The invention provides discloses a method for data synchronization in a content delivery network. The method includes: a data synchronization client requesting a data synchronization processing manager for obtaining a belonged data synchronization processing agent, establishing a heartbeat connection with the belonged synchronization processing agent to acquire operation status of... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120166392 - Registering and discovering unique identifiers: In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for discovering information that is related to a unique object identifier from a decentralized collection of computing systems. A unique object identifier is identified. A first information request that includes the unique... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166394 - Distributed storage system and method for storing objects based on locations: A distributed storage system and a method for storing objects based on locations. The distributed storage system may include a plurality of data nodes, at least one selection agent, a client, and a proxy server. The plurality of data nodes may be configured to be grouped into a plurality of... Agent:

20120166393 - Shadow system mirroring of an original system during uptime of an upgrade process: A computer system can include a program database module configured to define, at a shadow system, a shadow program database having a structure defining an upgrade to a structure of an original program database on an original system, and having data defining an upgrade to data of the original program... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166395 - Controlling mirroring of tables based on access prediction: A system for managing a plurality of storage devices that are configured to store a database. The system includes an access instruction acquiring unit configured for acquiring an access instruction to access the database. The system also includes a predicting unit configured for predicting a table to be accessed in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166396 - Method and apparatus for data recovery using storage based journaling: A storage system maintains a journal and a snapshot of one or more data volumes. Two journal entry types are maintained, an AFTER journal entry and a BEFORE journal entry. Two modes of data recovery are provided: “fast” recovery and “undo-able” recovery. A combination of both recovery modes allows the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120166397 - Device and method for managing environment of system: A method in which a system environment management device manages user environment information, the method includes: connecting to a first user terminal; searching for and reading personal information and environment setting information of the first user terminal; analyzing the personal information and environment setting information; determining whether the analyzed personal... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120166398 - Asynchronous data processing: A method, a system, and computer-readable medium for processing of data are disclosed. An acknowledgement is received to store business object data. Based on the acknowledgement, an indication that the business object data is stored in a repository is generated. Processing of the business object data to enable storage in... Agent:

20120166399 - Automated role clean-up: Various embodiments of systems and method automated role clean-up are described herein. In various embodiments, an automated role clean-up agent can connect to a role repository system that may be configured to implement an automated role clean-up workflow. A method of an embodiment ensures that roles that are not being... Agent:

20120166403 - Distributed storage system having content-based deduplication function and object storing method: Distributed storage system having content-based deduplication function and object storing method. The distributed storage system may include a plurality of data nodes and a server coupled with the plurality of data nodes. Each one of the plurality of data nodes may be configured to store at least one object. The... Agent:

20120166402 - Techniques for extending horizontal partitioning to column partitioning: Techniques for extending horizontal partitioning to column partitioning are provided. A database table is partitioned into custom groups of rows and custom groups of columns. Each partitioned column is managed as a series of containers representing all values appearing under the partitioned column. A logical row represents a row of... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.

20120166400 - Techniques for processing operations on column partitions in a database: Techniques for processing operations on column partitions of a table in a database are provided. A table includes a control column partition. Each delete container of the control column partition representing multiple rows in the table (or a row partition, if any), and each row represented by a bit flag... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.

20120166401 - Using index partitioning and reconciliation for data deduplication: The subject disclosure is directed towards a data deduplication technology in which a hash index service's index is partitioned into subspace indexes, with less than the entire hash index service's index cached to save memory. The subspace index is accessed to determine whether a data chunk already exists or needs... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166404 - Real-time text indexing: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with real-time text indexing are described. One example method includes receiving a document for indexing in a search system that includes a mature index and indexing the received document in a staging index. The staging index may be stored in direct access memory associated... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120166405 - Changeability and transport release check framework: Disclosed are methods, systems and products, including a method that includes receiving an object including an identifier to determine whether the object is subject to at least one of a change during a transaction and a transport from a first system to a second system; determining attributes for the received... Agent:

20120166406 - Information integrity rules framework: An information integrity rules framework manages rules across heterogeneous enforcement systems by managing canonical rules that are mapped to native rules and enforcement system-specific rules. The information integrity rules framework discovers an existing native rule utilized by an enforcement system, which is written in an enforcement system-specific format. Next, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166407 - Distributed transaction management using two-phase commit optimization: A computer-implemented method, a computer-readable medium and a system are provided. A transaction master for each of a plurality of transactions of a database is provided. Each transaction master is configured to communicate with at least one transaction slave to manage execution of a transaction in the plurality of transactions.... Agent:

20120166408 - Aspected interfaces and methods for synchronized containers and other data structures: The subject disclosure is directed towards an object (e.g., an aspected vector, queue, map, stack and so forth) container having an exclusive interface, a shared-read-only interface and a shared-write (and read) interface to a common set of data. Use cases during runtime determine the appropriate interface to use. No locking... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166410 - Apparatus and method for communicating with a mirror camera: The subject matter discloses a system for communicating between a customer at a retail store and a mirror point used to generate media files at the retail store using a capture device, the system comprises a storage for storing contact information of the customer; a processor for enabling access of... Agent: Pick'ntell Ltd.

20120166409 - System and a method for generating challenges dynamically for assurance of human interaction: The invention provides a method, a system, and a computer program product checking for human interaction dynamically to enable access to a resource in a computing environment. The method comprises collecting a plurality of objects. For each object, a plurality of properties is defined. A set of objects is selected... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited

20120166411 - Discovery of remotely executed applications: A search engine discovers and indexes applications in a search index and receives queries from devices. The search engine is configured to obtain contextual data describing context associated with the devices and/or social networking data associated with one or more users of the devices. Based upon the contextual data and/or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166413 - Automatic generation of tasks for search engine optimization: A method and a device for search engine optimization, that receives an identifier that identifies a domain, one or more keywords for analysis relative to a search engine, and search engine usage data, for each received keyword, gathering search engine results data, for at least one received keyword, mapping the... Agent:

20120166412 - Super-clustering for efficient information extraction: A set of clusters associated with a plurality of web pages is received. A first data set and a second data set are generated by applying a first rule and the second rule, respectively, to web pages of a first cluster of the set of clusters. The second rule is... Agent: Yahoo! Inc

20120166414 - Systems and methods for relevance scoring: Systems and methods for relevance scoring are provided. Traditional scoring models use word frequency and placement to determine relevance. In contrast to these models, embodiments of the present invention provide cluster-based relevance scoring and tagging. Some embodiments use various cluster mappings and vector space models to generate relevance scores. In... Agent: Ultra Unilimited Corporation (dba Publish)

20120166416 - Method and system to identify geographical locations associated with queries received at a search engine: Techniques are provided for prediction locations of users that submit search queries. A query is received at a search engine. An inverted index is searched to identify one or more geographical locations associated with one or more terms of the received query. The inverted index lists a plurality of query... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120166415 - Supplementing search results with keywords derived therefrom: Embodiments are provided for creating a personalized search index and supplementing searches with an additional set of keywords. A first set of keywords is received from a user. A first index associated with the user is searched using the first set of keywords to generate a first set of search... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166417 - Asynchronous transfer of state information between continuous query plans: Described herein are technologies pertaining to migrating state information of operators in a first continuous query plan to a second continuous query plan in an asynchronous manner, such that the first continuous query plan need not cease executing during the migrating of the state information. State information pertaining to stateful... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166418 - Methods and systems for optimizing data accesses: A method for optimizing data types includes the step of generating a data structure providing access to at least one data element, the data structure associated with a first representation of the at least one data element. A user is provided with a plurality of data types for accessing the... Agent:

20120166419 - Method, system and program for cache control in database: A system, a program product and an associated method is provided for data processing management in a computing environment having at least a processor. The method comprises creating in the memory an invalidation index having a plurality of rows, each row further comprising a search key field, an ID list... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166424 - Apparatus for elastic database processing with heterogeneous data: A database management system implemented in a cloud computing environment. Operational nodes are assigned as groups of controller-nodes, compute-nodes or storage-nodes. Queries specify one or more tables for an associated database operation, with each table being assigned to respective storage nodegroup(s). The number of nodes executing a given query may... Agent: Parelastic Corporation

20120166423 - Collection of statistics for spatial columns or r-tree indexes: Techniques for collecting statistics of column data or R-Tree indexes are provided. A distributed database system includes a plurality of processing nodes controlling portions of spatial data. The nodes are instructed to create minimum bounding rectangles (MBR's) for their spatial data or R-Trees. The individual MBR's are merged and reformatted... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.

20120166422 - Generic node including stored script: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for providing for processing calculation plans. In one aspect, there is provided a computer-implemented method. The method may include generating a calculation plan including a plurality of nodes; determining whether at least one of the nodes includes a function node; and... Agent:

20120166420 - Systems and methods for creating scalable presence subscriptions in federated presence environments: Systems and associated methods for providing scalable presence subscriptions in federated presence environments are described. Embodiments provide for intelligent addition of subscriptions to a presence system. Embodiments identify if a virtualized presentity (corresponding to a new query) can be composed from existing virtualized presentities, and if so, corresponding query processing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166421 - Systems and/or methods for user feedback driven dynamic query rewriting in complex event processing environments: Certain example embodiments described herein relate to techniques for user feedback driven dynamic query rewriting in complex event processing (CEP) environments. In certain example embodiments, the adjustment of already-initiated queries may be permitted during runtime in order to help continuously or substantially continuously meet a user's requirements. In certain example... Agent: Software Ag

20120166426 - Extracting and displaying compact and sorted results from queries over unstructured or semi-structured text: A system for indexing unstructured or semi-structured data is disclosed. The system may identify regions within the data, such as “Abstract” or “References”. The system may identify linguistic units such as sentences, noun groups, verb groups. The system may also identify concepts such as companies, people, diseases, amounts, and so... Agent:

20120166427 - Query authoring by modifying a view of the results of the query: Technologies and concepts are described herein for authoring a database query through the modification of a view of the data to be returned by the query. A user interface is provided for authoring a database query through the modification of a view of the data to be returned by the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166425 - Systems and methods for creating and using a research map: Systems and methods create a graphical representation of a research map that allows performance of search functions using the nodes of the graphical representation. In one implementation, a system includes a processor and a memory. The memory stores instructions that cause the processor to receive a query for searching a... Agent: Lexisnexis

20120166428 - Method and system for improving quality of web content: A method of improving quality of web content. The method includes analyzing search logs associated with a plurality of web pages by a processor. The search logs are stored in an electronic storage device. A plurality of queries from the search logs are assembled into one or more query profiles.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc

20120166430 - Scalable performance management system: A performance management system leverages an iterative process to provide performance reports, with reduced computing resources. In response to a request for a performance report, a respective subset of performance data records may be received from each of a plurality of sources. It may then be determined whether additional performance... Agent: Sevone, Inc.

20120166429 - Using statistical language models for contextual lookup: Using a statistical language model to make information related to a word or other content of interest available is disclosed. An indication that a word or phrase is of interest is received. A contextual meta-information associated with the word or phrase of interest as used in context is used to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120166431 - Augmentation of place ranking using 3d model activity in an area: Aspects of the invention relate generally to ranking geographic locations based on perceived user interest. More specifically, a database of three-dimensional models of buildings or other architectural features may be used to determine the level of user interest in a particular location and accordingly rank, for example, geographic locations or... Agent:

20120166434 - Control computer and file search method using the same: A method for performing file search using a control computer receives an initial query expression from a client computer, divides the initial query expression into one or more keywords, determines related terms corresponding to each keyword, merges the keywords and the related terms to obtain an updated query expression, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120166435 - Dynamic presentation of targeted information in a mixed media reality recognition system: A context-aware targeted information delivery system comprises a mobile device, an MMR matching unit, a plurality of databases for user profiles, user context and advertising information, a plurality of comparison engines and a plurality of weight adjusters. The mobile device is coupled to deliver an image patch to the MMR... Agent:

20120166432 - Providing context relevant search for a user based on location and social information: A social networking system provides relevant third-party content objects to users by matching user location, interests, and other social information with the content, location, and timing associated with the content objects. Content objects are provided based on relevance scores specific to a user. Relevance scores may be calculated based on... Agent:

20120166433 - Providing relevant notifications for a user based on location and social information: A social networking system provides relevant third-party content objects to users by matching user location, interests, and other social information with the content, location, and timing associated with the content objects. Content objects are provided based on relevance scores specific to a user. Relevance scores may be calculated based on... Agent:

20120166436 - Method and system for generating playlists for content items: A method and system for generating playlists for content items is provided. Generating a playlist involves monitoring user interaction with one or more content items as user-content interactions, determining a context associated with one or more user-content interactions, and generating a playlist of the content items based on the user-content... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120166437 - Generating maps of private spaces using mobile computing device sensors: Digital maps of private spaces may be implemented using mobile computing device sensors. Sensor data may be received from one or more mobile computing devices to determine a digital signature describing a private space. Scheduling data may also be received from the one or more mobile devices. The scheduling data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166439 - Method and system for classifying web sites using query-based web site models: Web sites are grouped by generating feature space representations of documents, and aggregating the feature space representations into web site vectors. A document vector may be generated for each document of a plurality of documents associated with a set of web sites according to a query-based feature space model. The... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120166440 - System and method for parallel searching of a document stream: A system and method for searching a document for a query pattern. A plurality of streams may be stored each including a linear sequence of nodes. Each stream may be associated with nodes having a common label in a data tree of the document. A query pattern may be searched... Agent:

20120166438 - System and method for recommending queries related to trending topics based on a received query: Systems and methods for identifying candidate queries related to a trending topic based on a user query are described. A trending topic identification module identifies topics trending in one or more real-time content sources. The real-time content source(s) may include, for example, a source of microblog posts or other user-generated... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120166442 - Categorizing data to perform access control: Systems and methods categorize data to perform access control. A system receives first data, where the first data comprises at least a portion of data to be categorized. The system analyzes the first data to determine Whether the first data belongs to a first category. If the first data belongs... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166443 - Easily queriable software repositories: Tables are created in such a way that allows rich querying using standard database routines and other tools. Developers and repository users are provided with a set of schema guidelines that describe how the software related items are to be categorized in the tables and how to use such tables... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166441 - Keywords extraction and enrichment via categorization systems: Techniques for determining a set of keywords associated with a document are provided. A document is received that may be classified into a taxonomy that includes a plurality of categories. A categorization ranking is determined for each category for the received document. A set of categories of the taxonomy having... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166444 - Co-map communication operator: A high level programming language provides a co-map communication operator that maps an input indexable type to an output indexable type according to a function. The function maps an index space corresponding to the output indexable type to an index space corresponding to the input indexable type. By doing so,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166445 - Method, apparatus and computer readable medium for indexing advertisements to combine relevance with consumer click feedback: A method and apparatus are provided for better web ad matching by combining relevance with consumer click feedback. In one example, the method includes receiving a query page, extracting features from the query page, re-weighting the query page, evaluating the query page in light of each ad in order to... Agent:

20120166446 - Indexing spatial data with a quadtree index having cost-based query decomposition: Approaches for indexing and retrieving spatial data with a quadtree index in database management systems are described. In an embodiment, data objects are stored without decomposition within a linearized quadtree stored within a B-tree index. In another embodiment, a method determines an optimal execution plan for a spatial query by... Agent: Ianywhere Solutions, Inc.

20120166447 - Filtering queried data on data stores: A data set may be distributed over many data stores, and a query may be distributively evaluated by several data stores with the results combined to form a query result (e.g., utilizing a MapReduce framework). However, such architectures may violate security principles by performing sophisticated processing, including the execution of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166448 - Adaptive index for data deduplication: The subject disclosure is directed towards a data deduplication technology in which a hash index service's index and/or indexing operations are adaptable to balance deduplication performance savings, throughput and resource consumption. The indexing service may employ hierarchical chunking using different levels of granularity corresponding to chunk size, a sampled compact... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166449 - Method and system for managing sports related information: A system and method for managing sports related information in real-time are provided. The system comprises a user interface module configured to receive data pertaining to one or more sports and sports related persons; a repository module configured to store the collected data; and a sports module configured to process... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited

20120166450 - Search system and search method for recommending reduced query: A search system includes a non-transitory computer-readable storage device, and a computing device. A term extracting unit causes the computing device to extract multiple terms from an input query, a weight computing unit causes the computing device to compute a weight for each of the multiple terms, and a reduction... Agent: Nhn Corporation

20120166451 - Use of associate memory learning agent technology to identify interchangeable parts in parts catalogs: The present invention provides a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for identifying interchangeable parts in parts catalogs. In one illustrative embodiment, a set of catalogs is searched for first attributes for a set of parts using an intelligent agent. The intelligent agent compares the first attributes... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120166452 - Providing relevant notifications based on common interests between friends in a social networking system: A social networking system provides relevant third-party content objects to users by matching user location, interests, and other social information with the content, location, and timing associated with the content objects. Content objects are provided based on relevance scores specific to a user. Relevance scores may be calculated based on... Agent:

20120166455 - Filter range bound paged search: A filter range based search control to request a range of data from one or more directory servers. A directory server receives a search request from a client application comprising a search filter control defining a set of requested data, a sort control defining a sorting order of the set... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166454 - Generating a hierarchy-based trace log: A computer-implemented method for generating a hierarchy-based trace log includes: receiving a log generated by a trace program performed in a computer system, the log having entries organized by sequence number, each entry including an object key for an object involved in the traced event and a log message about... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166453 - System and method for social filtering of comments: A request is received, over a network from a requesting user to sort a plurality of comments relating to online content by a social status of a respective one of a plurality of commenters associated with each of the plurality of comments. The social status of the each of the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120166456 - Method and apparatus for creating data table of forensics data: An apparatus for creating a data table of a forensic data, includes a data parser configured to create primary data tables including unique attributes of the predetermined keywords by parsing the raw data having different formats for each forensics tool, each attribute having a unique standardized format. The apparatus further... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120166458 - Spam tracking analysis reporting system: The subject application describes systems and/or methods for spam and uniform resource locator (URL) analysis reporting. The system can include components for: processing raw data associated with spam and/or URL tracking and reporting, parsing the raw data into a plurality of data elements, capturing and persisting internal and/or external information... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166457 - Tagging questions from users on a social networking system: Users of a social networking system post questions for other users to answer. Questions are automatically tagged based on keywords extracted from text within the posted questions as well as user-selected tags. Answers may be voted on and sorted by social information related to the browsing user. Affinities for tags... Agent:

20120166459 - System and method for executing transformation rules: The present disclosure is directed to executing transformation rules. In some implementations, a method includes receiving a request to apply a predefined transformation rule to a portion of a service. In response to at least the request, the predefined transformation rule is identified from a plurality of predefined transformation rules... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166460 - Utilizing metadata generated during xml creation to enable parallel xml processing: A method, computer program product, and system for enabling parallel processing of an XML document without pre-parsing, utilizing metadata associated with the XML document and created at the same time as the XML document. The metadata is used to generate partitions of the XML document at the time of parallel... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166462 - Automated image data processing and visualization: The present discussion relates to automated image data processing and visualization. One example can facilitate generating a graphical user-interface (GUI) from image data that includes multiple semantically-labeled user-selectable anatomical structures. This example can receive a user selection of an individual semantically-labeled user-selectable anatomical structure. The example can locate a sub-set... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166463 - Information processing apparatus, information search method and program: One embodiment provides an information processing apparatus, including: a search module configured to perform a search on a plurality of pages with a designated search condition, the pages being managed by an application program capable of managing information by arranging at least one object in any desired layout on each... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120166461 - Layering concept for a repository of a user interface framework for web applications: Various embodiments of systems and methods for a layering concept for a repository of a user interface framework for Web applications are described herein. The content of a repository provided by different parties (e.g., vendor, partner, customer, user, etc.) is separated. The separation is achieved by assigning solutions to the... Agent:

20120166464 - Method and apparatus for providing input suggestions: An approach is provided for providing input suggestions. An input generating platform causes, at least in part, presentation of a user interface element including at least one input field. The input generating platform also determines at least one field type associated with the at least one input field. The input... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120166465 - Query transformation: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for providing value help. In one aspect, there is provided a computer-implemented method. The method may include receiving at least one field of a row of a list presented at a user interface; transforming, at a service component rather than the... Agent:

20120166466 - Methods and apparatus for adaptive searching for healthcare information: Methods and apparatus for adaptive searching for healthcare information are disclosed. An example apparatus for searching healthcare information systems includes a search term counter to receive searched query terms and to receive roles of searchers entering the searched query terms, the search term counter to maintain statistics indicative of usage... Agent: General Electric Company

20120166468 - Method and system to utilize session queries in real time to improve geo precision of sponsored listings: Contextual or cumulative interpretation is applied to individual user queries to improve the accuracy of sponsored and/or non-sponsored search results. Queries are interpreted based on present features derived from a user query in the context of past features derived from qualified past queries such as those previously received during a... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120166467 - Systems and methods for providing search assistance technologies based on user self-efficacy and search frustration: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for providing search assistance technologies based on a user's search self-efficacy and search frustration. The method according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises receiving a search query from a user. The method then calculates the user's search self-efficacy and... Agent:

20120166469 - Cep engine and method for processing cep queries: e

20120166473 - Efficient label acquisition for query rewriting: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon for rewriting queries and labeling word pairs. Queries are received and alternate words are identified for word pairs (i.e., query words and alternate words). Word pair links are presented to users and indicators are received based on actions taken... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166475 - Enhanced business object retrieval: A request for at least a portion of a business object is received by a database from a client in a first half of a roundtrip between the client and the database. Each of the tables includes a primary key column and a plurality of records. The primary key column... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166478 - Just-in-time analytics on large file systems: As file systems reach the petabytes scale, users and administrators are increasingly interested in acquiring high-level analytical information for file management and analysis. Two particularly important tasks are the processing of aggregate and top-k queries which, unfortunately, cannot be quickly answered by hierarchical file systems such as ext3 and NTFS.... Agent:

20120166471 - Navigation of faceted data: A processor implemented method, system and computer program product presents and retrieves data directories. A facet tree is initialized to present facet-converted stored tabular data and dynamically entered user-input data on multiple facet nodes. The facet nodes represent directories for the facet-converted stored tabular data and user-input data. In response... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166474 - Neurotransmitter associated neuronal image database: The present invention relates to a neuronal database system for providing neurotransmitter-related information, comprising: a database of three-dimensional morphological information of neuron with the associated neurotransmitters and a user interface for end user to access information by peripheral computer devices, such as key board or mouse.... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20120166476 - Object comparison via real time metadata calculation: A system and method for real-time comparison of data objects stored in a repository. A comparison of a plurality of selected objects may be implemented. A metadata comparison summary may be displayed to the user. The comparison summary may identity the most viewed, most liked, most disliked, or also viewed... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166472 - System and method for collaborative graphical searching with tangible query objects on a multi-touch table: A system and a method are disclosed for developing a query. The system includes a display device for displaying elements, such as images, textures, color palettes, ad textual elements, which are selectable as query elements for forming a query. A physical space is provided on the display in which a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120166479 - System and method for processing database queries: The present invention provides a system and method for processing a database query between one or more clients and one or more databases. The database query, which is formatted using a first protocol, is received from one of the clients. One of the databases is selected to process the database... Agent: Accudata Technologies, Inc.

20120166470 - Systems and methods providing touchscreen report navigation: According to some embodiments, a database may store business information and meta-data associated with the business information. A processor coupled to the database may generate: (i) a first report associated with at least some of the business information, wherein the first report is to be displayed in a first area... Agent:

20120166477 - Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system: The present invention provides convenient access to items of information that are related to various descriptors input by a user, by means of a unitary interface which is capable of accessing information in a variety of locations, through a number of different techniques. Using a plurality of heuristic algorithms to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120166480 - Xpath-based selection assistance of gui elements during manual test script authoring for xml-based applications: An automated software testing system can include a test script authoring graphical user interface and an element selection assistant. The test script authoring graphical user interface is an interface for manual test script authoring of an XML representation of a GUI for software applications formed from one or more XML... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166482 - Serving reliable content through search: A system and method for serving reliable content in search, the method comprising: receiving at a server computer from a user, a request to search a network for certain information; searching the network for the information requested and obtaining a set of results including user-generated content; searching the user's list... Agent: Yahoo Inc.

20120166481 - System and method for scaling for a large number of concurrent users: Disclosed embodiments provide a system, machine-readable medium and a method that may generate a session identification for a user session of each of a plurality of users of the computer application. Cookies related to users may be retrieved from external storage using the session identification. A user context may be... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166483 - Systems and methods for database proxy request switching: The present application is directed towards systems and methods for selecting a database from a plurality of databases to forward a SQL query request based on a property of the SQL request. A device intermediary to a plurality of clients and databases may establish a plurality of connections to the... Agent:

20120166484 - System, method and computer program for multi-dimensional temporal data mining: The present invention provides a system, method and computer program for multi-dimensional temporal abstraction and data mining. The invention comprises collecting and optionally cleaning multi-dimensional data, the multi-dimensional data including a plurality of data streams; temporally abstracting the multi-dimensional data; and relatively aligning the temporally abstracted multi-dimensional data based on... Agent:

20120166485 - Information processor, privilege management method, program, and recording medium: In an information technology (IT) environment, a technique to manage privileges given to personnel to whom a process is assigned. An information processor includes: a configuration management database that stores resources, personnel, processes, and privileges provided on the resources as configuration items, respectively, the configuration management database prescribing relations between... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166487 - Distributed object storage system: The invention concerns a distributed object storage system (1) comprising a maintenance agent (740) instructing an encoding module (400) to disassemble a repair data object into a specific number of repair sub blocks, this specific number being equal to or greater than said number of missing sub blocks and less... Agent:

20120166486 - System and method for dynamic display of summations in collapsible hierarchical tables: The system, method and machine-readable medium that provides an efficient presentation of a hierarchical table by providing an accurate summation of table line values when the table is expanded and collapsed.... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166488 - Multi-tenant system: Method(s) and system(s) for identifying an application behavior of a multi-tenant application for a tenant are described herein. The method includes determining whether a reference attribute of the multi-tenant application is encountered by the tenant. The reference attribute is an application attribute for which variations from a default behavior of... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited

20120166490 - Generating a checkpoint image for use with an in-memory database: Additional information is provided in a checkpoint image such that direct pointers can be included in the checkpoint image. Thus, an in-memory database management system can be restored from the checkpoint image in the event of a failure without causing any significant performance drawbacks to the database management system.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166489 - Presenting a multidimensional decision table: A computer-implemented method for presenting a multidimensional decision table includes: receiving a decision table that defines columns as respective dimensions, each row having a value in only one of the columns, the decision table specifying results for respective value combinations in the dimensions; identifying each value in an innermost dimension... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166491 - Peer to peer diagnostic tool: A diagnostic tool comprises a memory device which stores a database of parametric performance data of a collection of transaction terminals possibly owned by different entities. Each time the tool is authorized to connect to a transaction terminal the database is accessed by a processor and a determination is made... Agent:

20120166494 - Computer readable medium and information processing apparatus: A computer readable medium stories a program causing a computer to execute a process for information processing. The process includes acquiring first data, generating first structure data based on the first data, generating substructure data, acquiring second data, generating second structure data based on the second data, generating structure data... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120166492 - Database transfers using constraint free data: A database management tool may migrate a portion of a constrained database by transferring the portion to a constraint-free database from a first constrained database, then populating a second constrained database using the constraint-free data. The constraint-free data may be transformed prior to populating to update internal database identifiers. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166493 - Shadow system start during upgrade of an original system: In one general aspect, a computer system can include instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium. The computer system can include a program database module configured to define, at a shadow system, a shadow program database including data and a structure collectively defining an upgrade to an original program... Agent: Sap Ag

20120166497 - Apparatus and method for establishing database and processing user interface for monitoring building information in remote building control system: An apparatus for establishing a database and processing a user interface for monitoring building information in a remote building control system includes: a database establishing apparatus for receiving building information collected from at least one building and analyzing the received information and storing the building information in respective databases by... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120166495 - Mass modification of attribute values of objects: Various embodiments of systems and methods for mass modification of attribute values of objects are described. The methods include systematically analyzing attributes assigned to multiple objects, displaying the results to the user, enabling mass modification functionality in the user interface, and providing the user a comprehensive variety of options on... Agent:

20120166496 - Techniques for generating custom objects representing content files: Techniques for generating custom objects for content files are described. An apparatus may comprise a logic device arranged to execute a montage application comprising an authoring component operative to generate a tile object for a digital montage, the authoring component to receive a control directive to associate a content file... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120166498 - Garbage collection in a multiple virtual machine environment: Garbage collection processes are automatically tuned on a system comprising a plurality of virtual machines running on a physical processing device with multiple physical processors. Tuning is implemented for each garbage collection process, by updating a load variable to reflect that a new garbage collection process has started, the load... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166499 - Concurrent directory update in a cluster file system: A method for avoiding directory conflicts across a file system having multiple nodes with one node representing a token manager. For each directory, at least one metanode responsible for directory updates. The method involving obtaining a name-based lock on a filename. Querying the token manager for a lock token. If... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120166500 - Methods and systems for open source collaboration in an application service provider environment: A system and method for integrating a plurality of web-based applications with a web-based file management system. The web-based application may provide a service to the users of the web-based file management system, such that the web-based application can interact with the files of said users. The integration of the... Agent: Box.net, Inc.

  
06/21/2012 > 165 patent applications in 72 patent subcategories. invention type

20120158643 - Data mining in a business intelligence document: A business intelligence document provides functionality for testing a hypothesis on aggregated data in a business intelligence document (e.g., a spreadsheet-like document), wherein one or more of the input data values and transformation properties are designated as constrained (e.g., invariant or constrained within a range, set, enumeration, or domain). The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158642 - Enterprise resource planning (erp) system change data capture: A device receives, from a data warehouse, a request for incremental data, creates one or more temporary tables based on the request, and extracts incremental data from tracking tables of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The device also stores the extracted incremental data in the one or more temporary... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120158644 - Data feed having customizable analytic and visual behavior: A data marketplace infrastructure allows a data source company or a third party to associate to a data feed with a customizable preview application having analytic and visual features (e.g., business logic and a user interface). A potential customer can use discovery services of the data marketplace infrastructure to identify... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158646 - Work order optimization: A method may include receiving an order associated with processing a media file, generating a work order associated with fulfilling the order and identifying tasks associated with the work order. The method may also include accessing information identifying previously processed orders and determining whether at least one stored asset associated... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120158645 - Work units for content processing: A system may create work units, each work unit including at least one of an input port or output port, each work unit configured to modify data that is received via the input port. In addition, the system may compose a workflow by connecting an output port of a first... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120158647 - Block compression in file system: Individual blocks of data associated with a file are compressed into sub-blocks according to a compression type. For block compression type, an entire block of data is compressed and stored in the sub-block. For substream compression type, a block of data is first divided into multiple substreams that are each... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20120158649 - Electronic device and method of preventing deletion of file: An electronic device and a method of preventing a deletion of a file are provided. If a deletion command is input from a computer with respect to at least one file stored on a storage unit, the electronic device determines whether the corresponding file is to be deleted by referring... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120158648 - Method and system for dynamically roting an endity's attribute by receiving validation value from an attribute of a qualifying entity: This invention is a method and system for dynamically rating a target entity's attribute by receiving validation value from an attribute of a qualifying source entity. The validation value involves either a user assigning weights to selected attributes or selected attributes taking weight values from attributes assigned to the user.... Agent:

20120158650 - Distributed data cache database architecture: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for a distributed data cache database architecture are provided. An embodiment includes providing a scalable distribution of in-memory database (IMDB) system nodes organized as one or more data fabrics. Further included is providing a plurality of data granularity types... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120158651 - Configuration of asynchronous message processing in dataflow networks: Managing a concurrency based system. A method includes determining a defined number of concurrent operations for a concurrency based management system. An operation queue is accessed. The operation queue stores or has therein zero or more asynchronous operations. An asynchronous operation is an operation that returns an object representing the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158652 - System and method for ensuring consistency in raid storage array metadata: A system and method for ensuring consistency in RAID storage array metadata is disclosed. In one embodiment, the RAID storage array metadata residing in one or more drives is consolidated onto a metadata base volume that is in sync with the current RAID storage array metadata. Further, a point-in-time (PIT)... Agent:

20120158653 - On demand multi-location large database synchronization system: Systems and method for distributing updates on demand to synchronize a remote client database with a source database are provided. A client can request an online update from the database content provider and the database provider can stream database updates to the client over a network connection in real time,... Agent: Targus Information Corporation

20120158654 - Receipt storage in a digital wallet: A digital wallet that facilitates fast, convenient, and secure commerce using a mobile electronic device (or non-mobile electronic device) and stores information associated with transactions, such as purchase confirmations and receipts. The digital wallet can store information for use in transactions, including information associated with one or more financial accounts,... Agent: Google Inc.

20120158655 - Non-relational function-based data publication for relational data: A data publication system is described herein that provides a data replication model that combines benefits of data distribution from non-relational paradigms with the benefits of deeply integrating datasets via relational database paradigms. The system allows the creation of programmatic functions for extracting subsets of data stored in any source... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158656 - Ordered list management in a replicated environment: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for ordered list management in a replication environment. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for ordered list management in a replication environment includes selecting an item for positioning in a replicant of an ordered list... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158657 - Role-specific access control to sections of artifact content within a configuration management (cm) system: An artifact having at least one role-specific content section can be stored in a repository by a configuration management system. The role-specific content section can be associated with a specific role value. A request to access the stored artifact can be received. The request can include at least an identifier... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158658 - Automatic wireless device data maintenance: A computer-implemented method includes downloading data elements from a wireless device. The method includes determining whether a user account exists in storage and determining whether the user account currently has stored data elements of the same type as the downloaded data elements associated therewith. The method further includes comparing the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120158659 - Host based software block level replication using metadata indicating changed data objects at source and secondary nodes: A host-based replication snapshot method. The method includes synchronizing a set of data objects stored at both a replication source node and a secondary node. The method further includes identifying changed data objects out of the set of data objects from the replication source node that have been modified during... Agent: Symantec Corporation

20120158660 - Method and system for deduplicating data: Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for deduplicating data in a computing environment are provided. A sequence of data is received. The sequence of data is formatted for back-up such that an order of the sequence of data is different than the order of an input sequence of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158662 - Backup and restore of data from any cluster node: Implementing point in time back-up. A method that may be practiced in a distributed computing environment. The distributed computing environment includes a number of computing system nodes. The method includes at a first node in the computing environment, taking a snapshot of a cluster volume. The cluster volume stores data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158661 - Context-specific rollback: Some embodiments of the invention provide components and/or techniques that may assist in choosing a snapshot to which to roll back to address a system malfunction. For example, some embodiments of the invention may record various metrics describing the system's performance, reliability and/or functionality at the points at which various... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158663 - Nas system and remote copy method: The present invention relates to a system that includes one or more logical volumes for storing data; a snapshot producing section for producing snapshots for the logical volumes based on a pre-scheduled snapshot acquisition time; a remote copy section for remote copying difference data for the snapshots based on pre-scheduled... Agent:

20120158664 - Restoring data objects from sequential backup devices: Provided are computer program product, system, and method for restoring deduplicated data objects from sequential backup devices. A server stores data objects of extents having deduplicated data in the at least one sequential backup device. The server receives from a client a request for data objects. The server determines extents... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158665 - System reset and system restore: Some embodiments of the invention provide techniques for performing system reset and/or system restore operations. Some embodiments store a record of any changes performed to a data file stored on a virtual hard disk using differencing virtual disks that are captured over time. To restore the file to the state... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158666 - Restoring a restore set of files from backup objects stored in sequential backup devices: Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for restoring a restore set of files from backup objects stored in sequential backup devices. Backup objects are stored in at least one sequential backup device. A client initiates a restore request to restore a restore set of data in a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158667 - Asset manager: A method may include automatically receiving content and metadata; automatically identifying a source metadata format of the metadata; automatically identifying a target metadata format; automatically selecting a data map to perform validation of the metadata and at least one of transforming or translating of the metadata based on the identifying... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120158668 - Structuring unstructured web data using crowdsourcing: A crowdsourcing data structuring system and method for capturing unstructured data from the Web and adding structure by placing the data in a document that is accessible by others in a cloud computing environment. Using crowdsourcing, the unstructured data is annotated, amended, and verified to add structure to the unstructured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158669 - Data retention component and framework: Systems and methods for dynamically managed data retention are described. The system comprises a tiered framework having a plurality of namespaces. The namespaces are configured by a user to have selected data retention attributes. Data including a manifest may be received by the system, processed, and directed to a namespace... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158672 - Extensible pipeline for data deduplication: The subject disclosure is directed towards data deduplication (optimization) performed by phases/modules of a modular data deduplication pipeline. At each phase, the pipeline allows modules to be replaced, selected or extended, e.g., different algorithms can be used for chunking or compression based upon the type of data being processed. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158670 - Fingerprints datastore and stale fingerprint removal in de-duplication environments: A storage server is coupled to a storage device that stores blocks of data, and generates a fingerprint for each data block stored on the storage device. The storage server creates a fingerprints datastore that is divided into a primary datastore and a secondary datastore. The primary datastore comprises a... Agent:

20120158674 - Indexing for deduplication: Systems and methods of indexing for deduplication are disclosed. An example method includes providing a first table in a first storage and a second table in a second storage. The method also includes looking up a key in the first table. If the key is not found in the first... Agent:

20120158671 - Method and system for processing data: Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for processing data a computing environment are provided. The computer environment for data deduplication storage receives a plurality of write operations for deduplication storage of the data. The data is buffered in a plurality of buffers with overflow temporarily stored to a memory... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158673 - Storing and publishing contents of a content store: Aspects are disclosed for publishing contents of a content store. A storage operation is performed, and a completion of the storage operation is detected. Here, the storage operation redundantly stores contents of a content set onto instances associated with a content store. The contents stored in the instances are then... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158676 - Enabling random access within objects in zip archives: Objects stored in a zip archive may be extracted in random-access fashion (without involving other objects stored in the zip archive) using the addresses of the objects stored in the central directory of the zip archive. However, zip archives often provide insufficient information to enable random access to the data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158675 - Partial recall of deduplicated files: The subject disclosure is directed towards changing a file from a fully deduplicated state to a partially deduplicated state in which some of the file data is deduplicated in a chunk store, and some is recalled into the file, that is, in the file's storage volume. A partial recall mechanism... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158677 - Systems and methods for streaming compressed files via a non-volatile memory: This can relate to streaming compressed files via a non-volatile memory (“NVM”) of a media player. In particular, the NVM can stream compressed media files. The NVM can include an NVM controller and an NVM die storing the compressed media file. The NVM controller can read the compressed media file... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120158678 - Process and method for data assurance management by applying data assurance metrics: The present invention relates generally to methods, software and systems for measuring and valuing the quality of information and data, where such measurements and values are made and processed by implementing objectively defined, measurable, comparable and repeatable dimensions using software and complex computers. The embodiments include processes, systems and method... Agent: Black Oak Partners ,llc

20120158679 - Controlling database trigger execution with trigger return data: A database trigger generates a return code having the effect of inhibiting further executions of the trigger within a pre-defined scope of execution. Preferably, the pre-defined scope is a task or process executing on behalf of a particular user. Upon first encountering the applicable trigger condition, the corresponding trigger is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158680 - Database system providing high performance database versioning: A database system providing high performance database versioning is described. In a database system employing a transaction log, a method for restoring databases to a consistent version including creating a cache view of a shared cache and performing undo or redo operations on the cache view only when a log... Agent: Borland Software Corporation

20120158683 - Mechanism for inode event notification for cluster file systems: A mechanism for inode event notification for cluster file systems is disclosed. A method of the invention includes implementing a lock scheme for a cache manager associated with an inode of a cluster file system, wherein the lock scheme includes a null lock (NL) used as a reference count for... Agent:

20120158684 - Performance enhanced synchronization mechanism with intensity-oriented reader api: A method for synchronizing data operations in a multi-threaded computer system using a hybrid lock data structure that allows the computer system to dynamically implement a low contention cost lock or a low overhead cost lock based on the intensity of the memory operation.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20120158682 - Scatter-gather list usage for a configuration database retrieve and restore function and database blocking and configuration changes during a database restore process: Disclosed is a method of reading and writing data to and from a transactional database using a scatter-gather routine that minimizes the time in which the database is subject to a transaction lock. Data is placed in a scatter-gather list in RAM, which speeds the process of reading and writing... Agent:

20120158681 - Volumes and file system in cluster shared volumes: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for sharing volumes between clustered nodes. Embodiments of the invention include a Clustered Shared Volume File System (CsvFs) that appears to clients as a local file system. The CsvFs communicates to a node where a disk is mounted to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158691 - Apparatus and method of searching hs codes using ontology: An apparatus of searching a HS code for a product includes a database (DB) for storing HS codes with respect to various products, an ontology editor for converting the HS codes into an ontology, and a search unit for searching the DB for a HS code corresponding to a search... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120158688 - Button-activated contextual search: This patent application relates to button-activated contextual search techniques for providing contextually relevant search functionality on a display. The single button can be a search button on a pointing device (e.g., a computer mouse device, touch pad, track ball device, etc.) configured to move a pointer on the display. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158687 - Display entity relationship: Method, system, and programs for providing one or more explanations. An inquiry is received via a communication platform where the inquiry is about how a set of entities are related. Information is retrieved from a knowledge storage in accordance with the set of entities and such information describes a plurality... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120158686 - Image tag refinement: A computing device configured to determine a subset of the tags associated with at least one image of a plurality of received, tagged images is described herein. The computing device performs the determining based on one or more measures of consistency of visual similarity between ones of the images with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158685 - Modeling intent and ranking search results using activity-based context: The subject disclosure is directed towards building one or more context and query models representative of users' search interests based on their logged interaction behaviors (context) preceding search queries. The models are combined into an intent model by learning an optimal combination (e.g., relative weight) for combining the context model... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158692 - Query systems: A query system for carrying out a query process corresponding to a received query element on a database system and/or a search-engine system, the query system comprising: a synchronisation unit operable, as a non-text-centric synchronisation process, to convert a non-text-centric data entry of the database system into a corresponding text-centric... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120158689 - Searching files: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to searching files. In aspects, a search engine is able to search not only the current files but also is able to search for deleted and previous versions of files that satisfy queries. The search engine may maintain an index that facilitates... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158690 - Systems and methods for network searches integrated with image sensor module: A method for network search integrated with an image sensor module is provided for an electric apparatus. An image is obtained by the image sensor module, wherein the image sensor module is coupled to the electric apparatus. The image is automatically inputted to an input field of a search engine,... Agent:

20120158693 - Method and system for generating web pages for topics unassociated with a dominant url: Techniques are provided for identifying topics that are unassociated with a dominant URL. A set of keywords associated with a topic is identified. A search log is scanned to identify search queries associated with the set of keywords. The identified search queries are grouped into clusters. Clusters associated with similar... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120158694 - Combinators: A method of managing a database system that receives N number of requests from one or more nodes in the database system. The N requests are combined before initiating operations to attend to the requests. The number of operations to attend to the requests is reduced and this reduced number... Agent:

20120158695 - More efficient search algorithm (mesa) using: integrated system optimizer: MESA utilizes novel tools and strategies to more efficiently search and retrieve records from an electronic database. An Integrated System Optimizer (ISO) programmable computer system is electronically linked to related database platform systems to dynamically monitor, supervise, control, track and communicate the status of each database query. ISO analyzes IVR... Agent: Mr. Scott P. Stuart

20120158696 - Efficient indexing of error tolerant set containment: The claimed subject matter provides a method and a system for the efficient indexing of error tolerant set containment. An exemplary method comprises obtaining a frequency threshold and a query set. All tokens or token sets within the query set are determined, and then all minimal infrequent tokens or all... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158697 - Matching various combinations of xpath uris to the same xml node: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to subscribing and updating nodes within XML documents and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for matching various combinations of XML Path Language (XPATH) Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs). In one embodiment of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158698 - Execution plans with different driver sources in multiple threads: In an embodiment, a first driver source specified by a first execution plan that implements a query is designated, and a second driver source specified by a second execution plan that implements the query is designated. A portion of the first execution plan and a portion of the second execution... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158701 - Computer product, data conversion apparatus, and conversion method: A computer-readable medium storing therein a data conversion program that causes a computer to execute a process that includes receiving after a schema of a database has been changed from a former schema to a new schema, a processing request concerning the database; judging based on difference information concerning the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120158700 - Face recognition using social data: Faces may be indexed and identified using visual and social criteria. In one example, the visual features of a face are quantified, and the quantification of the features is represented in a vector. Aspects of the vector are then represented in the form of text strings. Social context surrounding the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158699 - Repackageable virtualized transparent access to heterogeneous data sources: A transparent data access interface/layer for repackageable virtualized transparent access to heterogeneous business process data sources, internally maintained or outsourced, is disclosed. This data access interface provides substantially real time customer/client specific, i.e. transparent, access to a customer/client generic enterprise storage and data processing architecture, such as an architecture operated... Agent:

20120158702 - Classifying results of search queries: Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing methods are provided for classifying search results as either of good quality or of poor quality. Initially, a portion of the search results, such as the highest ranked documents, are selected for evaluation. A level of quality for each of the selected search results... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158704 - Geospatial inconsistencies identification data system based on contractual rights and geographical network analysis: An application document for a contractual right can be identified. The application document can be a new application seeking a contractural right or an existing one for which a contractual right has already been granted yet which is being verified herein. The contractual right can define a compensatory relationship between... Agent: The Dolan Company

20120158707 - Graphically representing associations between referents and points in a story: Systems and methods are provided for graphically representing associations between one or more points in a story and one or more referents of interest. In some embodiments, a score may be determined for each of a set of points in a story based at least in part on a number... Agent:

20120158706 - Graphically representing associations between referents and stories: Systems and methods are provided for graphically representing associations between one or more stories and one or more referents of interest. In some embodiments, a score may be determined for each of a set of stories based at least in part on a number of associations between the given story... Agent:

20120158705 - Local search using feature backoff: A local search system is described herein that provides a framework for the integration of various external sources to improve local search ranking. The framework provided by the local search system described herein uses a notion of backoff. The system uses a generalization of the concept of backoff to improve... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158709 - Methods and apparatus for incrementally computing similarity of data sources: Methods and systems for efficiently determining a similarity between two or more datasets. In one embodiment, the similarity is determined based on comparing a subset of sorted frequency-weighted blocks from one dataset to a subset of sorted frequency-weighed blocks from another dataset. Data blocks of a dataset are converted into... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20120158710 - Multi-tiered information retrieval training: Methods and systems for multi-tiered information retrieval training are disclosed. A method includes identifying results in a ranked ordering of results that can be swapped without changing a score determined using a first ranking quality measure, determining a first vector and at least one other vector for each identified swappable... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158703 - Search lexicon expansion: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for creating an expanded or improved lexicon for use in search-based semantic tagging. A set of first documents can be identified using a set of first lexicon elements as queries, and one or more first document patterns can be extracted from the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158708 - System and method for display and forecasting content availability: In a method and system for forecasting an availability of content, a selection of a media content item is received. Metadata related to the selected media content item is retrieved from a database record corresponding to the media content item. The metadata includes release data for at least one release... Agent: Fanhattan, L.L.C.

20120158711 - Systems and methods for improving the ranking of news articles: A system ranks results. The system may receive a list of links. The system may identify a source with which each of the links is associated and rank the list of links based at least in part on a quality of the identified sources.... Agent: Google Inc.

20120158712 - Inferring geographic locations for entities appearing in search queries: A server system associates one or more locations with a query by identifying the query, selecting a set of documents responsive to the query, and assigning weights to respective documents in the set of documents based, at least in part, on historical data of user clicks selecting search result links... Agent:

20120158716 - Image object retrieval based on aggregation of visual annotations: An approach for responding to a text-based query for a digital image is provided. A request that identifies one or more keywords is received. A number of annotated digital images are selected based on a previously determined optimum quantity of annotated digital images. Composite data is gathered from each annotated... Agent:

20120158715 - On-line social search: Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed that may be implemented using one or more computing devices to facilitate or otherwise support one or more processes or operations in connection with performing information searches, such as, for example, domain-specific on-line searches using social survey-type queries.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120158713 - Ranking media content for cloud-based searches: A device receives, from a user device, a search query for media content within a content delivery network. The device identifies a group of relevant media content in the content delivery network, where the identifying is based on the search query, access restrictions of particular media content within the content... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20120158714 - Storage and searching of temporal entity information: A system may include determination of a plurality of data structures associated with an entity, each of the plurality of data structures associated with a respective validity period, determination of a plurality of non-overlapping time periods based on the validity periods, the plurality of non-overlapping time periods collectively spanning all... Agent:

20120158717 - Visualization of relevance for content-based image retrieval: The invention relates to a system (100) for retrieving an image from the storage of images, the system comprising: a retrieval unit (110) for retrieving an image from the storage of images, on the basis of similarity of images from the storage of images o a query image, wherein the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120158718 - Inverted indexes with multiple language support: A search query for a collection of electronic documents is parsed to identify one or more terms and such identified terms are associated with one or more languages (i.e., spoken languages such as English, German, Spanish, etc.). A terms inverted index and a language inverted index are accessed to identify... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158720 - Social network powered search enhancements: Embodiments of the present invention enhance the search experience of a user by looking at the search history of one or more friends to provide search enhancements to the user. The search enhancements may also be based on information within a user's online social network. Search enhancements based on the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158719 - System and method for providing feeds based on activity in a network environment: A method is provided in one example and includes receiving network traffic associated with a particular user; developing a personal vocabulary for the particular user based on the network traffic; determining areas of interest for the particular user based on the personal vocabulary; determining associations for the particular user in... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120158721 - Tag association with image regions: A computing device configured to determine that one or more regions of an image are associated with a tag of the image is described herein. The computing device is further configured to determine one or more attribute tags describing at least one of the content or context of the one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158724 - Automated web page classification: Described herein are methods and systems implementing a web page classification system for automatically generating at least one context feature for a web page and classifying the web page based on the at least one context feature. In one implementation, a context feature generating module of the web page classification... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited

20120158723 - Data grid advisor: A system and method to generate an improved layout of a data grid in a database environment is provided. The data grid is a clustered in-memory database cache comprising one or more data fabrics, where each data fabric includes multiple in-memory database cache nodes. A data grid advisor capability can... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120158722 - Database partition management: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive a request to move at least a portion of a database table stored on a tangible medium from a current partition to a history partition, wherein the database table is partitioned into physical partitions according to a selected mapping update frequency. In... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.

20120158725 - Dynamic hierarchical tagging system and method: A dynamical hierarchical tagging system connected to a user site through a remote communications network. The system may comprise a master controller, a job management server connected to the master controller, one or more scanners in communication with the job management server, wherein the one or more scanners are configured... Agent: Qualys, Inc.

20120158726 - Method and apparatus for classifying digital content based on ideological bias of authors: A method and apparatus for classifying a collection of digital documents based on ideological bias of authors. At least a portion of text of a digital document is received and parsed. Pairs of specific features text having specified relationships are detected. The pairs are then mapped to an ideological bias,... Agent:

20120158727 - Negotiable instrument electronic clearance systems and methods: Methods, devices, and systems for analyzing negotiated negotiable instruments for unlawful activity are described. A computer system, including a computer readable storage device and a processor may be provided. A plurality of electronic files may be received. Each of these electronic files of the plurality of electronic files may include... Agent: The Western Union Company

20120158728 - Systems and methods for tagging emails by discussions: The invention provides for techniques to process and produce email documents. The techniques provide for organizing a first plurality of email documents into a plurality of document groups, reviewing a document group from the plurality of document groups, and associating a review content with the document group. The techniques provide... Agent: Clearwell Systems, Inc.

20120158729 - Concurrent linked-list traversal for real-time hash processing in multi-core, multi-thread network processors: Described embodiments process hash operation requests of a network processor. A hash processor determines a job identifier, a corresponding hash table, and a setting of a traversal indicator for a received hash operation request that includes a desired key. The hash processor concurrently generates a read request for a first... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20120158730 - Automatic discovery of metadata: This is directed to processing stored data to automatically generate metadata for the stored data. In particular, this is directed to identifying metadata associated with stored data, and identifying other data that relates to the stored data from one or more sources. A processing module can identify other data sharing... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120158732 - Business application publication: A data marketplace infrastructure provides a crowd sourcing solution to development, discovery and publication of decision applications. Applications can be submitted from a user to a data warehouse in association with a data feed. One or more discovery properties are determined with regard to each application. The applications are made... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158734 - Data management system and method: A data management apparatus includes an index generation unit configured to subdivide an entire interval of data into bucket intervals, allocate indices for the respective bucket intervals, transform the bucket intervals having the allocated indices into bucket intervals of specific lengths, and generate bucket-based indices for pieces of data included... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120158731 - Deriving document similarity indices: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for deriving document similarity indices. Embodiments of the invention include scalable and efficient mechanisms for deriving and updating a document similarity index for a plurality of documents. The number of maintained similarities can be controlled to conserve CPU and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158735 - Method and system for aggregating reviews and searching within reviews for a product: The embodiments disclosed herein include new, more efficient ways to collect product reviews from the Internet, aggregate reviews for the same product, and provide an aggregated review to end users in a searchable format. One aspect of the invention is a graphical user interface on a computer that includes a... Agent:

20120158733 - System and method of managing community-based and content-based information networks: A system for storing, managing, and accessing information on a network by providing an interface between a social network and a content network includes an applications platform. The system provides messaging and social networking facility incorporating enhanced instant messaging, file synchronization, network presence, interactive chat capabilities, text messaging, voice and... Agent: Peer Fusion LLC

20120158736 - Virtual r-tree mapped to an extendible-hash based file system: Techniques for mapping a virtual R-Tree to an extensible-hash based file system for databases are provided. Spatial data is identified within an existing file system, which stores data for a database. Rows of the spatial data are organized into collections; each collection represents a virtual block. The virtual blocks are... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.

20120158740 - Caching web documents in two or more caches: A system and method is described herein that cache web documents in two or more caches in an optimized manner. The web documents result from a plurality of queries presented to a web search engine. Each web document has a tier score indicating a position of the web document in... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120158741 - 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 an ordinal ratings matrix having a particular dimensional space. Values in the ordinal ratings matrix are weighted with a weight matrix having the particular dimensional... Agent:

20120158746 - Geospatial object property assessment apparatus, assessment system, editor apparatus and method of assessing property of a geospatial object: A geospatial object property assessment apparatus comprises a processing resource (102) arranged to support a geospatial object property processor (206) comprising a subject data source input (212) capable of receiving a first metadata associated with 10 quality of current source information content used to define a property (408) of a... Agent:

20120158738 - Inference indexing: Methods, systems, and media are provided for facilitating generation of an inference index. In embodiments, a canonical entity is referenced. The canonical entity is associated with web documents. One or more queries that, when input, result in a selection of at least one of the web documents are identified. An... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158742 - Managing documents using weighted prevalence data for statements: In an embodiment, respective strengths are determined for respective relationships in respective statements. Weights are decreased for the respective statements in proportion to respective amounts of time since the respective statements were added to documents. The weights are increased for a subset of the statements that were modified in a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158744 - Ranking and updating of contact information from multiple sources: Collecting contact information for a plurality of contact entities from various sources and ranking the contact information based at least on the sources. The ranking of the contact information is determined based on the reliability of the sources. The ranked contact information is shared with users subject to privacy settings.... Agent:

20120158748 - Ranking real estate based on its value and other factors: Real estate ranking computation is calculated to sort real estate properties. Such computations use available information regarding real estate properties in any local markets and may help the real estate buyer to identify real estate properties with various ranked financial values. Suitably, a relatively small geographic area can be used... Agent: Quantarium, LLC

20120158745 - Semantic discovery and mapping between data sources: An apparatus and method are described for the discovery of semantics, relationships and mappings between data in different software applications, databases, files, reports, messages, or systems. In one aspect, semantics and relationships and mappings are identified between a first and a second data source. A binding condition is discovered between... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158737 - System and method for hypertext transfer protocol layered reconstruction: HTTP layered reconstruction is disclosed. A database is queried to identify a location of a previously reconstructed HTML artifact file or packet data of a HTML file in a repository that stores packet data captured from a network. The reconstructed HTML file is analyzed. Links to external files are identified... Agent: Solera Networks, Inc.

20120158743 - System and method for matching content between sources: In a method and system for matching content between content sources, a first set of metadata describing a first content item is compared to a second set of metadata describing a second content item. Based on the comparing, an accuracy score is generated. The accuracy score indicates an amount of... Agent: Fanhattan L.L.C.

20120158739 - System and method for multimedia information retrieval: A system and method for information retrieval are disclosed. The method includes querying a multimedia collection with a first component of a multimedia query (e.g., a text-based part of the query) to generate first comparison measures between the first component of the query and respective objects in the collection for... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120158747 - System and method for performing authority based content searching: Systems and methods for performing authority based content searching are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method comprises receiving user queries containing authority keywords and relevancy keywords and ranking a set of search results on the basis of the authority of the authors of entries within the search results. The authority... Agent:

20120158749 - System and method for providing tag-based relevance recommendations of bookmarks in a bookmark and tag database: A method comprises identifying a first user having stored in a database a set of first bookmarks associated with a topic of interest; determining a level of relatedness of a second user to the first user by comparing a first number of overlapping bookmarks that were stored in the database... Agent:

20120158750 - Systems and methods for providing access to medical information: Various aspects and embodiments of the present invention relate to providing a medical application with access to medical information from validated medical information experts. The medical information experts can be validated by scoring attributes of a purported medical information expert, generating a rank based on the score, and comparing the... Agent: Interfix, LLC

20120158751 - Ranking of address book contacts based on social proximity: In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to look up an address book maintained by the social networking system. The social networking system improves the look up search results by ranking one or more contacts in the address book based on social graph, social relationship and... Agent: Facebook, Inc.

20120158753 - Comment ordering system: In one embodiment, a social networking system receives a request by a first user for user comments associated with a content object, accesses a data store of user comments to retrieve a set of user comments associated with the content object, orders the set of user comments based on a... Agent:

20120158752 - Rendering selected and unselected lists of an item set: An item set may comprise items respectively having a selection status, such as a selected item and an unselected item. The item set may be presented as a selected list and an unselected list having various properties (e.g., mutual exclusivity, such that an item appears on at most one list;... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158754 - Automated generation of analytic and visual behavior: A data marketplace infrastructure allows a data source company or a third party to automate generation of one or more applications in association a data feed. In contrast to custom, manual development of applications, the data marketplace infrastructure constructs applications that suggest applicability to the data feed. Factors suggesting applicability... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158755 - Granular metadata for digital content: Accordingly, the present discussion is directed in one respect; to a method of associating metadata with a digital content item and then controlling the presentation of that item in accordance with metadata-associated controls/constraints. The method may include determining a time-specific portion of a digital content item with which a user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158756 - Searching in peer to peer networks: Embodiments herein include a method and apparatus for searching a structured peer-to-peer (P2P) network. A requesting node obtains a search term and generates a Bloom filter using the search term. The Bloom filter is sent to a searching node, which compares the received Bloom filter with at least one further... Agent:

20120158757 - Inherited entity storage model: Techniques for an inherited entity storage model are described that can be employed to implement inherited entity management for a CRM system. In at least some embodiments, input can be obtained to create a custom entity that is based at least in part upon a parent entity. The custom entity... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158758 - Comparison device and method for comparing test pattern files of a wafer tester: A comparison device for comparing test pattern files of a wafer tester includes a storage unit and a processing unit. The comparison device stores a first to-be-compared file and a second to-be-compared file into the storage unit. The first to-be-compared file and the second to-be-compared file are text files respectively.... Agent: King Yuan Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120158759 - Information processing device for selecting real estate professionals: An information processing device includes a data base operable to receive first attribute data indicative of a plurality of real estate professionals and second attribute data indicative of a plurality of real estate properties. The information processing device includes a data processor in communication with the data base. The data... Agent:

20120158761 - Method and system for monitoring a drilling operation: The present invention provides a computer-implemented software tool that is adapted to listen continuously to data streams from a drilling operation and to process the data to generate a situation description for a current drilling situation in a form useful for automated continuous matching with a set of past cases... Agent: Verdande Technology As

20120158760 - Methods and computer program products for performing computer forensics: A method and computer program product for performing computer forensics using file identicality are provided. A file under investigation, or a content signature for the file under investigation, is received. A content signature watch registry is updated with the content signature of the file under investigation. Any information source clients... Agent: Carmenso Data Limited Liability Company

20120158762 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for converting a geographical database into a map tile database: An apparatus for converting geographical geometrical content of a geographical database to map tiles may include a processor and a memory storing executable computer code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including modifying a geographical database based in part on adding items of data arranged in fields... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120158763 - Bulk operations: Bulk operations including create, update, and delete operations are supported within the context of language-integrated queries. Such bulk operations can be implemented as distinct operations. Other operations, including query operators defining a collection of data over which the bulk operations can execute, can be restricted as a function of a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158764 - Mapping from objects to data model: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to mapping from application objects to an abstract data model. In aspects, a mapper receives registrations that indicate behavior (e.g., how objects are constructed, modified, or examined) of application objects. The behavior may be specified using user-supplied expressions. The mapper aggregates this... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158766 - Method, system and program product for searching a database: A method, system and program product comprises displaying a search window comprising a selection portion and a results portion. The selection portion being configured for displaying at least selectable items in a categorical hierarchy. The results portion being configured for displaying at least a result of a search of a... Agent: Itb Holdings, Inc.

20120158765 - User interface for interactive query reformulation: Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing methods are provided for classifying search results as either of good quality or of poor quality. Initially, a portion of the search results, such as the highest ranked documents, are selected for evaluation. A level of quality for each of the selected search results... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158772 - Automated generation of structured service descriptions from semi-structured enterprise service repositories: Implementations of the present disclosure include methods for generating structured service descriptions corresponding to one or more enterprise services. In some implementations, methods include defining a unified schema based on a governance process that is used to develop enterprise services stored within a business service repository, executing a first data... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158770 - Client-side statement cache: Embodiments include a method, apparatus and computer program product for providing instructions from a database client to a database server. The method includes the steps of receiving from a database a representation of a first instruction and an associated identifier. The representation of the first instruction and the associated identifier... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120158774 - Computing intersection of sets of numbers: The present invention relates to a computer program product, method and system for computing set intersection of a first and a second unordered set of discrete members that stem from a known input range of consecutive discrete numbers. The method breaks the numbers into subranges and for each subrange, utilizes... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158768 - Decomposing and merging regular expressions: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for decomposing and merging regular expressions. Embodiments of the invention decompose a regular expression into multiple simple keyword graphs, merge those keyword graphs in a compact and efficient manner, and produce a directed acyclic graph (DAG) that can execute... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158780 - Defining a data structure for pattern matching: An information processing method for defining a data structure for pattern matching, the method executed by an information processing apparatus, comprises generating, by the apparatus, an ordered tree structure by defining transition edges between nodes using, as transition conditions, respective constraints from one or more constraint patterns each including plural... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158773 - Method, system and computer program product for activating information of object computer system: An object association system for activating associated information is provided. The system includes an environment recognition and monitor module, a feature analyzer and builder module, a feature repository, a feature matching module, and an actuator module. The environment recognition and monitor module is configured for detecting an object that is... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120158769 - Music distribution and identification systems and methods: Distributing and identifying music is described. In one aspect, multiple music tracks are received by a music receiver from a music content provider. At least a portion of the music tracks are played in a geographic area near the music receiver. A report is generated that identifies music tracks played... Agent: Dish Network L.L.C.

20120158779 - Operational information providers: In a computer program product, system and method for retrieving operational data, a front-end unit generates a query for operational data. In an embodiment, in response to the generation of the query, an operational information provider is sent to a back-end unit to retrieve real-time operational data from the back-end... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158767 - Providing package products: Package products include slots for component products, price information, and attribute information for selecting component product options for the package products. Information regarding the package products and the component product options is provided to customers for selection of a desired package product and desired component product options. The package products... Agent:

20120158776 - System and method for capturing, processing and replaying content: A system and method for capturing and replaying content is provided. The invention includes a base content source, a user system and resources. The invention provides for a knowledge embedding component to provide information associated with the base content. Further, a capturing component captures base content and/or information related to... Agent: Rockwell Software Inc.

20120158777 - System and method for identifying individual users accessing a web site: A web site server is able to identify distinct users by using a unique identifier associated with each client computer system requesting access to a web site. The unique identifier comprises an Internet address, such as an Internet Protocol (IP) address, and a time value associated with each client computer... Agent:

20120158775 - System and method for providing user-customized content: The system for providing user-customized content includes, a personal information database server in which user profile information and content usage history information are stored, a content server which receives user identification information and user context information from a ubiquitous sensor network, receives the user profile information and the content usage... Agent: Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute

20120158778 - System and method of sensing and responding to service discoveries: A system and method of sensing and responding to service discoveries on a consumer's machine and, more particularly, to a system and method of sensing (discovering) service needs on a consumer's machine using a resident Daemon, and responding to the service discoveries using an extension of UDDI. The method comprises... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158771 - Temporal binding for semantic queries: Described are techniques to facilitate temporal features in a semantic data store. Information about lifetimes of facts in a semantic store is maintained. Even when a fact is logically deleted, a physical record is kept available. The record of a logically deleted or invalid fact has associated lifetime information. For... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158781 - Knowledge-management systems for law firms: The present inventors devised unique systems, methods, interfaces, and software for managing and leveraging knowledge in law firms and potentially other enterprises. For example, one system provides a single user interface for researching case law for online legal research service and identifying and accessing law-firm documents.... Agent: West Publishing Company, Dba Thomson West

20120158782 - String and sub-string searching using inverted indexes: Inverted indexes for terms and for term separators are separately provided to minimize data redundancy. Search queries are parsed to identify terms and term separators, if any, and the corresponding inverted indexes are searched for responsive documents. Related apparatus, systems, techniques and articles are also described.... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158783 - Large-scale event evaluation using realtime processors: Large-scale event processing systems are often designed to perform data mining operations by storing a large set of events in a massive database, applying complex queries to the records of the events, and generating reports and notifications. However, because such queries are performed on very large data sets, the processing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158784 - Method and system for image search: A method and system for image search, the method comprising: receiving an indication regarding at least one feature of at least one image from a collection of images; creating an updated search algorithm according to the indication; and providing an updated collection of images by using the updated search algorithm.... Agent:

20120158785 - Location fidelity adjustment based on mobile subscriber privacy profile: The present invention utilizes location based wireless technology in a wireless network to dynamically automate the accuracy of location information provided to requesting parties based on external criteria, e.g., the time of day. The location information may be altered by removing particular parts (e.g., by removing street information, or city... Agent:

20120158786 - Performing authorization control in a cloud storage system: A method, apparatus and computer program product for performing authorization control in a cloud storage system. The method comprises: receiving an access request to a file block, wherein the file block is embedded with tag data comprising at least file block authorization information; retrieving the file block; extracting the file... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158787 - Enterprise security management system using hierarchical organization and multiple ownership structure: A hierarchical security model for networked computer users is described. Files and resources are controlled or created by users within the network. Each user within the network has an account that is managed by a network administrator. The account specifies the user identifier and password. Users are grouped into organizations... Agent:

20120158788 - System and method for modular business applications: A method of adding a program module to an installed program code. A data object having an interface for importation of data into and exportation of data out of the data object, the data object further comprising the program module, a switch identifier and a specification of a call to... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158789 - Computer readable medium recording program, information processing device, information processing system, and information processing method: An example computer 10 that manages folders containing files by using a tree structure is caused to execute a step S104 of identifying a superior folder from predetermined folders managed by the tree structure by retracing the tree structure by at least one level, and a step S501 of specifying... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120158790 - Structure based storage, query, update and transfer of tree-based documents: Data is represented as a tree structure. A structure identifier (ID) that mathematically defines a structure of the tree structure is calculated. The structure ID is a representation of the structure of the tree structure and is independent of node names and node values of the tree structure. A mapping... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158791 - Feature vector construction: Feature vector construction techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an input is received at a computing device that describes a graph query that specifies one of a plurality of entities to be used to query a knowledge base graph that represents the plurality of entities. A feature vector... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158792 - Aggregated profile and online concierge: Concepts and technologies are described herein for generating an aggregated profile and for providing an online concierge. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, usage of devices, applications, social networking services, web sites, and/or other resources over are tracked by authorized entities and aggregated into an aggregated profile.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158793 - Automatic elimination of functional dependencies between columns: In business systems, one or more methods can be used to reduce an amount of redundant data. In one implementation, a method to reduce redundancy within a data model in a database, in which the data model is represented by at least one table, includes determining a number of distinct... Agent:

20120158795 - Entity triggers for materialized view maintenance: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for implementing materialized views on a mobile device in synchronization with an enterprise information system. Changes to an underlying local database, on which the materialized view is based, may originate from the enterprise system or from the client. A solution needs... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120158796 - Method, apparatus and system for generating bookmarks: A method, an apparatus and a system for generating bookmarks are provided, through which the bookmarks can be automatically generated without participation of a user. The method for generating bookmarks includes: gathering access records of a user; analyzing the access records of the user; and generating the bookmarks according to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120158794 - Techniques to discover object interfaces: Techniques to discover object interfaces are described. An object association component is operative to generate mapping information representing a mapping between an application object interface for an application object of an application program executing in a first process with a system object handle for a system object of a system... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158798 - Executing a business process in a framework: Various embodiments of systems and methods for executing a customized business process in a business process framework are described herein. A user selection of a solution type corresponding to a business process is received from a user interface. In response to the user selection, a query is executed to retrieve... Agent:

20120158797 - Sadl query view - a model-driven approach to speed-up read-only use cases: Embodiments of the invention relate to computing, and in particular, to a systems and methods for a querying a database. Certain embodiments implement a model-driven database query (“the SADL query”) facilitating a design-time tool that allows a developer to create the query based upon existing Business Objects (BOs) and their... Agent: Sap Ag

20120158799 - Automatically matching data sets with storage components: An administrator of an enterprise storage set may be tasked with storing a large number and variety of data sets on a large number and variety of storage components. However, the manual selection of a physical schema by an administrator may be time-consuming, may generate inefficient physical schemata, and may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120158800 - Hierarchical diff files: A method of organizing a data in a database system using a swarm database system that has one or more nodes comprising one or more processors and memory, the memory of the one or more nodes storing one or more programs to be executed by the one or more processors.... Agent:

20120158801 - Determining whether a java object has been scan-missed by a garbage collector scan: A Java object is scan-missed during the mark phase of a garbage collection cycle. A list of any unscanned objects, comprising all objects of a particular object type, is created during a sweep phase of the garbage collection cycle. After the garbage collection cycle is completed, and the application resumes,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158802 - Mp4 container file formats and methods of processing mp4 container files: A file that is compatible with a media player application that reads media files compliant with MP4, is created by including in the file a parent container containing child containers. The child containers include a metadata container containing metadata relating to the media presentation and a media data container containing... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120158803 - Partition file system for virtual machine memory management: A virtual machine of an information handling system (IHS) initializes an operating system to provide partition file system memory management during application execution. The operating system employs multiple partitions that include one or more applications for execution within the virtual machine. A file system tool identifies write operations to a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120158804 - Method for converting data in optical disc drive: The present invention relates to a method for converting data in an optical disc drive. In one embodiment of the present invention, data corresponding to a first file system are generated based on file system information collected with respect to data recorded in an optical disc, the generated data are... Agent:

20120158805 - Non-disruptive data movement and node rebalancing in extreme oltp environments: Systems and methods for non-disruptive cache startup, shutdown, data partition movement, and node rebalancing for a data fabric within a data grid in a database environment. The data grid is a clustered in-memory database (IMDB) cache comprising one or more data fabrics including multiple IMDB cache nodes. The method takes... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120158806 - Provisioning network-attached storage: A system may receive a user request for provisioning a network attached storage over a network, provision a server with a domain name in response to the user request, configure the server with a user identifier and a password, for gaining authorized access to the server, create a logical volume,... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

  
06/14/2012 > 140 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories. invention type

20120150791 - Methods and systems for loading data into a temporal data warehouse: A system disclosed includes a temporal data warehouse and a platform independent temporal data warehouse load application operable to run on the system. The load application uses timestamp data from incoming data in conjunction with a relational algebra of set operators to identify and sequence net changes between the incoming... Agent:

20120150792 - Data extraction framework: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing a data extraction framework for extracting data and metadata from an application to provide additional functionality for the extracted data and metadata. One process includes operations for identifying a first application for data extraction and determining a set... Agent: Sap Portals Israel Ltd.

20120150793 - Systems and methods for file loading: The application describes systems and methods for preventing the distribution of large volumes of electronic data by loading selected sensitive files with pad data to increase the size of the files such that file transfer, distribution, or downloading to removable media storage devices is more cumbersome. In one aspect, a... Agent:

20120150794 - Card authorization terminal system and card management method using the same: A card authorization terminal system of present invention includes a card identifying unit, a database management unit, and an authorization processing unit. The card identifying unit deciphers card property information stored in a card and determines whether the card is valid. The database management unit determines final card property information... Agent: Korea Smart Card Co., Ltd

20120150795 - Server apparatus and method of aquiring contents: A server apparatus (200) includes a content segment acquisition unit (202) that sequentially acquires, from a client device (300), comparison counterpart segments constituting a part of a candidate content, each corresponding to each of comparison segments constituting a part of acquired contents, a duplication decision unit (204) that compares, each... Agent:

20120150797 - Method and system for safely transporting legacy data to an object semantic form data grid: A computer system architecture and process transforms the organizing principles of business data management seen in traditional or common place settings across disparate data stores into an object-semantic model. The transformation is implemented in a transitory, managed risk implementation approach for data access migration. This approach will enable data agility... Agent: Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

20120150796 - Transparent caching of configuration data: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing transparent caching of configuration data in distributed landscapes. One process includes operations for receiving a read request of original configuration data stored at a second system. A first timestamp associated with local configuration data stored locally at a... Agent: Sap Ag

20120150799 - Data synchronization among file storages using stub files: A method switches file server from old file server to new file server which are coupled via a backend network and provides data synchronization. The old file server and new file server are coupled with one or more host computers via a frontend network to direct input/output (I/O) requests from... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120150798 - Method and system for replicating data: Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for replicating data are provided. Meta-data and data associated with the meta-data are received at a first data server. A new portion of the data that is not already stored on the first data server is identified. The new portion of the data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150800 - Independent fileset generations in a clustered redirect-on-write filesystem: Maintaining a generation value for each fileset that is distinct from a corresponding fileset manager preserves the independence of nodes while also allowing distributed fileset management. A fileset manager can maintain a value that reflects consistency snapshots for that node (“node generation”) separately from a value that reflects consistency snapshots... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150801 - Platform agnostic file attribute synchronization: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for providing platform agnostic synchronization for a custom functionality attribute of a file in a distributed data management system. An application and/or device may create or utilize a custom functionality attribute for a file in the distributed data management system. A custom... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150802 - Database replication: A fault-tolerant node for synchronous heterogeneous database replication and a method for performing a synchronous heterogenous database replication at such a node are provided. A processor executes a computer program to generate a series of database transactions to be carried out at the fault-tolerant node. The fault-tolerant node comprises at... Agent:

20120150803 - Replication resynchronization: System, method, computer program product embodiments and combinations and sub-combinations thereof for replication resynchronization are provided. An embodiment includes providing a mode of operation in a replication control system for repopulating a replicated version of a primary database that does not affect an ability to continue activity in the primary... Agent: Sybase, Inc.

20120150804 - Multiple contexts in a redirect on write file system: A method includes initiating committing to persistent storage of a current consistency snapshot of a plurality of data objects in a redirect-on-write file system. Each of the plurality of data objects has a first copy of at least two copies of the data having a first context of at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150805 - Efficient backup and restore of a cluster aware virtual input/output server (vios) within a vios cluster: In a Virtual Input/Output (I/O) Server (VIOS) partition within a data processing system that comprises cluster-aware VIOSes, a method includes: performing, via a backup/restore utility of a cluster aware (CA) operating system (OS) executing on a processor resource of the first VIOS partition, a backup operation on the first VIOS... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20120150806 - Normalizing data on database restore: Techniques for normalizing a database as part of a database restore. Embodiments may receive a database restore request indicating a previous state to restore a database to. Responsive to the request, embodiments may restore the database to the previous state using backup data associated with the previous state, and normalize... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150807 - Technique for increasing the number of persistent consistency point images in a file system: An on-disk storage arrangement increases the number of persistent consistency point images (PCPIs) that may be maintained for a volume of a storage system. The on-disk storage arrangement comprises a novel volume information (volinfo) block representing a root of the volume; the volinfo block is stored at predefined locations on... Agent:

20120150808 - Method and system for performing data backup and restoration: An approach for enabling execution of data backup and restoration among a group of user devices is described. A data management platform detects at a source device, one or more peer devices capable of wireless communication with the source device. It then determines one or more of the peer devices... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120150809 - Disaster recovery services: A system and method for server recovery and migration is presented. The method comprises backing up data and device drivers on a server to a central location, logging-in to the central location, obtaining the backed up data and device drivers from the central location, copying the obtained data to a... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.

20120150810 - Backing up data objects identified by search program and corresponding to search query: A backup program running on a computing device receives a search query. The backup program transmits the search query to a search program. The backup program receives search results corresponding to the search query from the search program. The search results include a list of data objects stored on a... Agent:

20120150811 - Flash-copying within asynchronous mirroring environment: A first command is sent from a primary host system to a primary storage controller device, specifying that a first primary volume is to be flash-copied to a second primary volume. Flash-copying provides for completion of copying the first primary volume to the second primary volume to be signaled prior... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150812 - Content license storage: Content license storage is provided by holding, in a temporary license store on the content consumption device, a plurality of content licenses for a plurality of content streams, wherein each content license of the plurality of content licenses includes a removal date. The method further includes for each content license... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150813 - Using rss archives: In some aspects, at least two different probes are applied to datafeed archives to derive information based on data in the archives. The probes are part of a probe plan to determine a result based on the derived information. The result is determined based on the derived information.... Agent:

20120150814 - Client-side repository in a networked deduplicated storage system: A storage system according to certain embodiments includes a client-side repository (CSR). The CSR may communicate with a client at a higher data transfer rate than the rate used for communication between the client and secondary storage. During copy operations, for instance, some or all of the data being backed... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20120150817 - Client-side repository in a networked deduplicated storage system: A storage system according to certain embodiments includes a client-side repository (CSR). The CSR may communicate with a client at a higher data transfer rate than the rate used for communication between the client and secondary storage. During copy operations, for instance, some or all of the data being backed... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20120150818 - Client-side repository in a networked deduplicated storage system: A storage system according to certain embodiments includes a client-side repository (CSR). The CSR may communicate with a client at a higher data transfer rate than the rate used for communication between the client and secondary storage. During copy operations, for instance, some or all of the data being backed... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20120150815 - Efficient backup and restore of virtual input/output server (vios) cluster: A method enables cluster-level backup and restore functionality of all Virtual Input/Output Server (VIOS) configuration data within a VIOS cluster and the data of a shared VIOS cluster database. The method comprises: performing, via a backup/restore utility of a VIOS partition, a cluster level backup, which creates a first VIOS... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20120150816 - Method and tool to overcome vios configuration validation and restoration failure due to drc name mismatch: In a Virtual Input/Output (I/O) Server (VIOS) partition, a method comprises a cluster aware (CA) operating system (OS) of a VIOS partition performing the functions of: responsive to a restore command: retrieving a configuration backup file from storage; comparing a DRC name from the retrieved file with a DRC name... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20120150819 - Trash daemon: A method of managing a database system that includes a swarm database with nodes of processors and memory. The memory stores programs that can be executed on the processors. Determining data files to delete, moving the data files to delete to a trash directory, truncating using a trash daemon, larger... Agent:

20120150821 - Configuration information management device, computer-readable storage medium, and configuration information management method: When receiving a change of property information that is a key for performing property information integration, a FCMDB refers to the information stored in a property management information DB. Then, when property information that is a key after change is identical with the property information before change in the same... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120150822 - Method and system for personality comparision via public consensus: A method and system of comparing data sets related to personality traits to identify various comparison results. The method and system include determining, by a processing device, a plurality of data sets. The data sets include information related to a self-evaluation report for a first user based upon the first... Agent: Piracloud, Inc.

20120150820 - System and method for testing data at a data warehouse: A system and method for performing testing of data at a data warehouse is provided. The methodology of the invention describes steps to develop and further invoke one or more data quality-accuracy test cases from a framework. The data quality-accuracy test cases check the sanity of the data stored at... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited

20120150825 - Cleansing a database system to improve data quality: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system controls cleansing of data within a database system, and comprises a computer system including at least one processor. The system receives a data set from the database system, and one or more features of the data set are selected for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150827 - Data storage device with duplicate elimination function and control device for creating search index for the data storage device: A file server performs duplicate elimination on files, and creates a virtual file system that does not include a duplicate file and is used for creating a search index. A search server acquires search target files from the virtual file system in the file server, and creates the search index.... Agent: Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.

20120150823 - De-duplication indexing: Example apparatus, methods, and computers support data de-duplication indexing. One example apparatus includes a processor, a memory, and an interface to connect the processor, memory, and a set of logics. The set of logics includes an establishment logic to instantiate one-to-many de-duplication data structures, a manipulation logic to update the... Agent: Quantum Corporation

20120150826 - Distributed deduplicated storage system: A distributed, deduplicated storage system according to certain embodiments is arranged in a parallel configuration including multiple deduplication nodes. Deduplicated data is distributed across the deduplication nodes. The deduplication nodes can be networked together and communicate with one another according using a light-weight, customized communication scheme (e.g., a scheme based... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20120150824 - Processing system of data de-duplication: A processing system of data de-duplication includes a client and a server. A characteristic value of each data block is compared with characteristic values stored in the client. If the same characteristic value exists in the client, the data block corresponding to the compared characteristic value is deleted. A server... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120150828 - Method and apparatus for decoding encoded structured data from a bit-stream: A method for decoding encoded structured data from a bit-stream comprising a plurality of encoded data units having the steps of, obtaining unit information comprising positions of the encoded data units within the bit-stream, retrieving the encoded data units from the bit-stream based on the unit information, creating decoding tasks... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120150829 - Asynchronous deletion of a range of messages processed by a parallel database replication apply process: Mechanisms are provided for replicating transactions at a source database node on a target database node of the data processing system. A transaction message, for a transaction, is stored in a receive queue data structure of the target database node. An agent thread applies a change to data of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150830 - Data retrieval apparatus, data retrieval method, and program: A data retrieval apparatus selects data to be retained in a cache so that a cache created in retrieval at a previous stage is reused in retrieval at a later stage, and implements retrieval processing to enhance a reusability of retrieved data and upgrade a response speed.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120150834 - Creation supporting system using metadata based on user and information providing method thereof: Provided is a creation supporting system and method using user-based metadata. According to the creation supporting system and method, metadata collected by a user for video content are stored so as to be provided to a creator. The creation supporting system includes a user terminal configured to receive evaluation data... Agent:

20120150835 - Knowledge correlation search engine: An improved search engine creates correlations linking terms from inputs provided by a user to selected target terms. The correlation search process receives pre-processed inputs from a user including a wide variety of input formats including keywords, phrases, sentences, concepts, compound queries, complex queries and orthogonal queries. The pre-processing also... Agent: Make Sence, Inc.

20120150832 - Method and system to enable navigation of data items: There is provided methods and systems to enable navigation of data items based on aspect-value pairs extracted from the data items. First, the system receives the query. Second, the system identifies the plurality of data items found by the query. Third, the system identifies an aspect of at least one... Agent: Ebay Inc.

20120150831 - Updating a search index using reported browser history data: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for updating a search index with new uniform resource locators (URLs) and spiking URLs with increased user interest. History data, provided from browser applications residing on users' computers that indicate URLs accessed by the users, is parsed to identify new/previously unknown URLs. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150833 - Using social-network data for identification and ranking of urls: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for updating a search index with new uniform resource locators (URLs) and with metadata for new and known URLs. Data associated with communications made by users using a social network is received. The communications include a URL therein that a user has shared,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150837 - Optimizing blending algorithms using interleaving: Methods and computer-readable media are provided for interleaving multiple sets of blended search results to identify a preferred set of blended search results for a search query or for a category of search queries. A search query is received and routed to multiple ranking systems, which return search results that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150836 - Training parsers to approximately optimize ndcg: A supervised technique uses relevance judgments to train a dependency parser such that it approximately optimizes Normalized Discounted Cumulative Gain (NDCG) in information retrieval. A weighted tree edit distance between the parse tree for a query and the parse tree for a document is added to a ranking function, where... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150838 - Automated database generation for answering fact lookup queries: Technologies pertaining to fact lookup queries are described herein. A relational database is automatically built by extracting attribute identities and attribute values from a one dimensional table, wherein the one dimensional table does not include an entity identity that corresponds to the attribute identity and the attribute value. The entity... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150840 - Search server interconnection method, search server and system for mobile search: A search server interconnection method, a search server, and a system for mobile search are disclosed The method includes: sending an information list of a first group of member engines to a search server; receiving an information list of a second group of member engines, where the information list of... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120150839 - Searching linked content using an external search system: A message is delivered to an external indexing service when a link is located within a given communication. The message includes a request to index content contained within the link to ensure that the link is indexed. When a keyword search query is performed within the communication system, both a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150841 - Auditing queries using query differentials: Methods and systems for auditing queries using query differentials are disclosed. A method includes identifying a set of queries, determining if results of each query of the set of queries are different from results of respective differentials of each query of the set of queries, and based on the determining,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150842 - Matching queries to data operations using query templates: Systems and methods are described herein that can implemented by a middle tier of a multi-tier data retrieval system to select data operation(s) that correspond to a query. The query may be received from a front tier. The selection is performed by comparing the query to a query template associated... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150844 - Slashtags: A method of requesting a search query to be displayed in a web browser. The method includes receiving search terms and slash operators and generating results based on the search terms and slash operators.... Agent:

20120150845 - System and method for collapsing search results: A system and method for collapsing search results. User input is received to perform a search of a communications network. The search results and multiple selection elements are displayed for removing each of the search results. A user selection of a selection element associated with a search result is received.... Agent: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

20120150843 - System and method for coordinating asset entitlements: There is presented a system and method for coordinating asset entitlements, the system comprising a server including a processor and a memory and accessible by multiple domains over a network, and an asset entitlement database searchable by the server, wherein an entry of the asset entitlement database links a domain... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120150847 - Efficient use of computational resources for interleaving: Methods and computer-readable media are provided for improving the efficiency of the interleaving process. Once it is determined that a search query is to be used in an interleaving experiment, a primary ranking system and a secondary ranking system are analyzed to determine whether their respective search results for that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150848 - Providing definitions that are sensitive to the context of a text: Systems and techniques for providing definitions to a user. The provision embodies the context of a text in which the defined term appears. In one aspect, a system includes an electronic device that includes one or more data processing devices programmed to respond to receipt of the user selection of... Agent: Google Inc.

20120150846 - Web-relevance based query classification: Methods, systems, algorithms, and media are provided for query classification based upon web relevance. In embodiments, a knowledge domain is selected. A knowledge domain includes a set of seed-web domains which are classified to belong to the knowledge domain. For each seed-web domain, a filtered web search of a given... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150849 - Method for selecting versions of a document from a plurality of versions received after a search, and related receiver: The present invention pertains to a method for selecting a version of a document. The user inputs an identifier of a document at the level of his receiver connected to at least one communication network, and initiates a search request to receive versions of at least one part of this... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20120150853 - Advertisement delivery system with location based controlled priority mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of an advertisement delivery system includes: receiving a selection for a category of interest; generating search results for the selection, the search results based on a current location for locating a device providing the selection; generating a weighted distance based on distances of the search results... Agent: Telenav, Inc.

20120150855 - Cross-market model adaptation with pairwise preference data: Embodiments are directed towards generating market-specific ranking models by leveraging target market specific pairwise preference data. The pairwise preference data includes market-specific training examples, while a ranking model from another market captures the common characteristics of the resulting ranking model. In one embodiment, the ranking model is trained by applying... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120150851 - Matching reviewers to review objects: Techniques are described for incorporating different types of input available to administrators responsible for assigning reviewers (persons) to objects to be reviewed. A plurality of types of assignment ranking algorithms is provided. Each ranking algorithm can output a different set of candidate assignments (reviewer-review object pairs) with corresponding ranks/weights (measures... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150854 - Relevance estimation using a search satisfaction metric: The subject disclosure is directed towards using a satisfaction model's prediction as to whether a user was satisfied or dissatisfied in satisfying a search goal to help estimate the relevance of a URL/document that was returned and clicked by the user. The clickthrough data for a search goal session is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150850 - Search result relevance by determining query intent: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, methods, and computer-storage media for determining search query intent based on search results retrieved in response to a search query. In one embodiment, a plurality of search results that are responsive to a search query are retrieved. The plurality of search results... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150852 - Text analysis to identify relevant entities: A system includes a data structure comprising a plurality of mesh entities, the data structure associating each of the plurality of mesh entities with a respective name and a respective one or more attribute values, and associating each of the plurality of mesh entities with one or more relations to... Agent:

20120150856 - System and method of ranking web sites or web pages or documents based on search words position coordinates: The described systems and methods are directed to ranking web sites or web pages or documents, on internet or intranet, when two or more search words are used to search for web sites or web pages or documents on internet or intranet. Rank of web sites or web pages or... Agent:

20120150857 - Bookmark extracting apparatus, method and computer program: Disclosed is a bookmark extracting apparatus which selects the most suitable bookmarks related to a website being browsed at present accurately from bookmarks registered in advance and provides them to a user is disclosed. This bookmark extracting apparatus includes a keyword extraction unit which extracts a keyword based on browsing... Agent:

20120150858 - Partitioning management of system resources across multiple users: Exemplary method, system, and computer program embodiments for partitioning management of storage resources in a computing storage environment across multiple users are provided. In one embodiment, a resource group attribute is assigned to a storage resource object representing at least one of the plurality of storage resources in a system... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150859 - Task-based tagging and classification of enterprise resources: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for task-based tagging and resource classification, which allow tags or metadata to emerge from execution of work-related tasks and activities. In certain embodiments, tags can be automatically extracted from activities performed, for example utilizing a textual description of tasks carried... Agent: Sap Ag

20120150860 - Clustering with similarity-adjusted entropy: Data-mining software initializes a loop by (a) assigning the messages in an online discussion on a website to a single logical cluster that is one of a group of logical clusters and (b) determining a measure of similarity-adjusted entropy for the group of logical clusters. Then the data-mining software randomly... Agent: Yahoo!, Inc.

20120150863 - Bookmarking of meeting context: Architecture that facilitates the ability to trigger the capture and storing of meeting state (or context) by way of a single user interaction (a “one-click” operation), referred to herein as a bookmark operation, and then to store and access the state for subsequent use. The state is captured relative to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150861 - Highlighting known answers in search results: Answers to search queries are identified and highlighted in search result snippets for documents containing the answers. When a user submits a search query to a search engine, the search engine may query a search index to identify a set of documents as relevant search results for the search query.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150862 - System and method for augmenting an index entry with related words in a document and searching an index for related keywords: A method for enhancing a search of a set of documents is described. The method allows a user to present a word of interest. The word is then matched to related words in a larger corpus of words and the related words are matched against an index of the document... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120150866 - Systems and methods for document searching: Systems and methods are provided for document searching. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method provides keyword searching. The method may receive a plurality of noisy keywords for a document collection. A server may generate tokens for a plurality of keywords in the document collection and merge the tokens to create... Agent: Lexisnexis Group

20120150865 - Techniques for efficient queries on a file system-like repository: Techniques are provided to achieve performance improvements for path-based access to hierarchical data and for utilizing an extensible indexing framework. Extensible operators may be optimized by evaluating the operators using functions native to the database system instead of using functions defined through an extensible indexing mechanism. Furthermore, the database system... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120150864 - Text indexing for updateable tokenized text: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with text indexing for updateable tokenized text are described. One example method includes receiving revised tokenized text intended to replace existing tokenized text in an indexed document. Token location information corresponding to the revised tokenized text is stored in an allocated free space portion... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120150867 - Clustering a collection using an inverted index of features: Provided are techniques for creating an inverted index for features of a set of data elements, wherein each of the data elements is represented by a vector of features, wherein the inverted index, when queried with a feature, outputs one or more data elements containing the feature. The features of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150868 - Time based ordering of provided mobile content: A method, system, and apparatus are directed to providing information over a network. A search query may be received. If the search query includes at least one keyword matching a pattern associated with a specific search engine, a plurality of search results is retrieved from the specific search engine based... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120150869 - Method for creating a index of the data blocks: An method for creating a index of the data blocks is applicable in data de-duplication procedure, includes loading an index file, the index file includes a plurality of location blocks, each location block includes a plurality of storage fields, and each storage field records a primary Hash value corresponding to... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120150871 - Autonomous mobile blogging: An autonomous blog engine is implemented to enable the autonomous generation of a blog. The autonomous blog engine receives media objects that are captured by an electronic device during a trip session. The autonomous blog engine determines a place of interest based on photographs selected from the media objects. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150870 - Image display device controlled responsive to sharing breadth: A digital image display device for displaying a collection of digital media assets, comprising: a display screen; a processor; a network connection for communicating with a network; an image memory; and a processor-accessible program memory. The processor-accessible memory stores executable instructions for causing the processor to execute the steps of:... Agent:

20120150872 - System and method to classify and apply behavioral stimuli potentials to data in real time: A system and method for digitally classifying and analyzing exposure to behavioral influencers to probabilistically determine behaviors likely to be demonstrated by an individual or cohorts of individuals based on a combination of demographic and psychographic attributes. The system and method transforms raw data into useful data elements having associated... Agent: Predictive Edge Technologies, LLC

20120150876 - Image search apparatus and image search method: An image search apparatus has: a dimension reducing unit for reducing dimensions of multidimensional feature data to be produced as approximate data; an approximate-data storing unit for storing the produced approximate data with corresponding to the multidimensional feature data before the dimension reduction; a search request receiving unit for receiving... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120150874 - Methods and apparatus for providing information of interest to one or more users: Methods and system for providing information selected from a large set of digital content to at least one user. One such method comprises receiving user context information associated with the at least one user and identifying or generating, using at least one processor executing stored program instructions, a first concept... Agent: Primal Fusion Inc.

20120150875 - Relevancy sorting of user's browser history: Various embodiments provide a Web browser that employs a relevancy algorithm to make an educated guess as to the likelihood of a user's intended destination when the user begins to enter text into a browser's address bar. In one or more embodiments, the relevancy algorithm employs various parameters and assigns... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150873 - Search apparatus, search method, and computer readable medium: A search apparatus searches graph data representing a graph including nodes and links. The search apparatus includes the following elements. An input receiving unit receives an input of a reference node indicating a search reference position on the graph and an input of a search condition indicating a condition satisfied... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120150877 - Efficient database compression: A method for compressing data. The method includes accessing, within an electronic system, a database relation comprising a plurality of attributes and determining a sort order of the plurality of attributes of the database relation. The method further includes determining an order of a plurality of compression operators operable to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150878 - Longitudinal electronic record system and method with task-based workflow: A system and method for keeping, organizing and managing electronic records, comprising generating a first instance of data objects comprising data elements during a first encounter, the elements comprising a first instance identifier and temporal identifiers; linking a data object to a summarization reference with a pointer; creating an additional... Agent: Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc.

20120150879 - Lubrication program management system and methods: System for scheduling plurality of selected maintenance tasks, having storage media and a processor. The storage media store data indicative of a plurality of maintenance points, task templates, and maintenance task definitions associated between maintenance points and task templates. At least one maintenance point(s) has a plurality of maintenance point... Agent:

20120150881 - Cloud-hosted multi-media application server: The invention is directed to a method and system for automatically processing multimedia files in a cloud-based multi-media application server. The processing comprises parsing metadata from the multimedia files and automatically generating a description. The system comprises a file system, a content detector; and a content processor.... Agent:

20120150880 - Identity propagation through application layers using contextual mapping and planted values: Mechanisms are provided for propagating source identification information from an application front-end system in an application layer to a data layer inspection system associated with a back-end system. An incoming user request is received, at the data layer inspection system, from a gateway system associated with the application front-end system.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150882 - Method and apparatus to search data and notify and update a user: The present invention allows a user to subscribe to multiple concurrent channels of syndicated content published over the internet. The user receives notification of the content which is new since the previous time that the user accessed a channel. The user can select the frequency of checking for new content... Agent:

20120150884 - Apparatus and method for universal data access by location based systems: A method of operating a location based system includes storing first web service definitions for first location data sources in the location based system, and storing second web service definitions for second location data sources in a server communicatively coupled to the location based system via the internet. A user... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120150883 - Method and apparatus for organizing data by overlaying a searchable database with a directory tree structure: Method and apparatus for organizing data by overlaying a searchable database with a directory tree structure. The method includes generating the directory tree structure that includes nodes comprising a designated category for each node and branches comprising links between the nodes, and generating one or more pointers. Each pointer corresponds... Agent:

20120150885 - Change notifications from an updated data representation: An original representation of an original set of data in a data source can be provided, and an updated representation of an updated set of data in the data source can be received. A change notification set that includes change notifications can be generated by comparing the updated representation with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150893 - Content management apparatus, content management method, content management program, and integrated circuit: When registering content in a data storage unit (101), a data registration unit (102) transmits, to another content management apparatus, metadata that is assigned to the content. The content management apparatus which has received the metadata returns related metadata that is related to the received metadata. An import determination unit... Agent:

20120150892 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing apparatus in an exemplary embodiment of the present invention comprises: an operation-definition storage means for storing a record including a function name, a function ontology and an operation type, with respect to each of a plurality of applications (APs); and an operation modification means for acquiring from... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120150889 - Method and apparatus to display dlna devices: A method and apparatus to display at least one device connected through a DLNA way in a DLNA device including searching device information of one or more peripheral apparatuses, extracting URLs of media files corresponding to the one or more peripheral apparatuses respectively from the searched device information, and if... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120150888 - Method and system for relationship management and intelligent agent: The present invention provides computer-based systems and methods directed to maintaining a database of user profiles based, respectively, on user interaction with third-party systems. The invention includes the processes of: accessing a unique user profile associated with a unique user; automatically collecting, by an agent module executing on a processor... Agent:

20120150890 - Method of searching for multimedia contents and apparatus therefor: Provided are a method of searching for multimedia contents and an apparatus therefor. The method includes separating an audio signal from indexing target multimedia contents and performing pre-processing on the audio signal, extracting a silence period of the audio signal, extracting an audio feature in at least one predetermined length... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120150887 - Pattern matching: An embodiment may include circuitry to determine, at least in part, whether one or more reference patterns are present in a data stream in a packet flow. The circuitry may include first pattern matching circuitry communicatively coupled to second pattern matching circuitry. The first pattern matching circuitry may determine, based... Agent:

20120150886 - Placeholders returned for data representation items: One or more requests from a client for data representation items can be received by an items manager. The data representation items can represent data items in a data source. In response, the items manager can perform the following: generating placeholders corresponding to the data representation items; returning the placeholders... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150891 - Server system, product recommendation method, product recommendation program and recording medium having computer program recorded thereon: A server system 10 searches for information of other products associated with a question about a specific product, in accordance with the following procedure. [1] The server system inputs a product ID and a question text (text) related to a question (S405). [2] The server system extracts a product name... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.

20120150894 - Systems and methods for subtext searching data using synonym-enriched predicative phrases and substituted pronouns: A method and system for automatically, without the necessity of user intervention, creating subtext from textual information regarding text and/or images and/or symbols, etc. and using the subtext to associate by sense passages of the textual information with each other and/or with passages related to search queries.... Agent:

20120150896 - Address request and correction system: A system may receive a request to process an address. The system may insert, in a job queue, a first description of a first job for creating a first address when the request is to create a new address. The system may perform subtasks of the first job for creating... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120150907 - Audio and/or video scene detection and retrieval: Movie video trailers for a particular movie quote may be created and provided to a user. The Internet may be searched to identify documents that likely include references to a movie. A reference to the movie within an identified document may be detected and determined to be a movie quote.... Agent: Aol Inc.

20120150897 - Calculating state of cryptographic objects and generating search filter for querying cryptographic objects: Mechanisms are provided for calculating state of cryptographic objects and generating search filters for querying cryptographic objects based on the given state or on the given combination of unique states. The mechanism to calculate a state of a cryptographic object allows an application or system to resolve the current state... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150901 - Computerized system and method for tracking the geographic relevance of website listings and providing graphics and data regarding the same: A computer-implemented method and system acceses data from user computers related to corresponding users who have referenced one or more websites. Geographic areas corresponding to locations of the users are determined. One or more signals indicating a request to provide at least a portion of data to be provided on... Agent: Geodex, LLC

20120150905 - Concerted coordination of multidimensional scorecards: Data retrieval from data sources associated with elements of a scorecard is optimized by combining the queries for the same data sources into a single query. The querying process is further optimized based on an attribute and/or condition of a data source. Query parameters and execution schedule may be adjusted... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150903 - Content interaction methods and systems employing portable devices: A portable device, such as a cell phone, is used to “forage” media content from a user's environment. For example, it may listen to a television viewed by a traveler in an airport lounge. By reference to digital watermark or fingerprint data extracted from the content, the device can identify... Agent:

20120150898 - Dynamic collection of system support files in a data processing environment: Dynamic collection of system support files in a data processing environment, the data processing environment comprising a plurality of computing systems having different characteristics, including: querying, by a support manager plugin of a management module, a registry of extensions for a support file type provider extension; presenting, by the support... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150900 - File management method and system: The invention provides a file management method and system for managing file retrieval and access. The method operates at the operating system level within a file system of a computer device and allows creating file move links upon detection of a file move request. The file move link associates the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150895 - Maximum allowable runtime query governor: Techniques for managing query execution using memory compression based on maximum allowable runtimes. Embodiments may receive a query from a requesting entity and calculate an estimated execution time for executing the query. Embodiments may further determine a maximum allowable runtime for the query. An amount of memory compression for use... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150904 - Methods and apparatus for specifying and processing descriptive queries for data sources: Improved descriptive query techniques are provided. More particularly, techniques are provided for specifying and processing descriptive queries for data providers grouped into provider kinds with hierarchical containment relationships. The query may include arbitrary boolean combinations of arbitrary tests on the values of attributes of the data providers.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150902 - Searching in a computer network: The invention allows a user to enter a search criteria in a search form once and search multiple web services, search engines and web pages without the need for repeatedly re-creating the search criteria for each web service or search engine because of different and varying supported formats. Once the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150899 - System and method for selectively generating tabular data from semi-structured content: Disclosed is a computer implemented method for acquiring specified web-based data in a tabular format, the method comprising the steps of: performing a web searching operation to acquire web pages containing predefined data; and placing the predefined data into columns of a structural table to form a modifiable table, the... Agent:

20120150906 - Systems and methods for providing a map of an enterprise system: An exemplary system and method for providing a map of an enterprise system is provided. The method comprises accessing data describing an element from one or more sources. One or more objects are associated with the element. At least one relationship is identified between the one or more objects. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150910 - Managing database inquiries: A rules engine assigns a set of appropriateness rules to a particular data collection. The set of appropriateness rules describes an optimum usage for the particular data collection based on a source of the particular data collection and a type of activity that is deemed best suited to utilize the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150909 - Method and system for managing mobile telephone numbers and mobile telephone subscribers' data without geography-based restriction: A system manages subscribers' data of mobile telephones in a wireless network. Data servers are located according to geographic service areas, and each of the data servers may store subscribers' data of mobile telephones based on the respective geographic area. Location of subscribers' data is determined depending upon subscribers' ID,... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20120150908 - Microblog-based customer support: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to microblog-based customer support. One embodiment provides a method comprising receiving a stream of microblog messages including two or more microblog messages received at a designated microblog address associated with customer support, and sorting the stream of microblog messages into two or more different pools... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150911 - Techniques for constructing and editing a search query using an overload cell: A technique utilizes a search query having a set of clauses. The technique involves displaying, by a processor, the set of clauses of the search query onto an electronic display. Each clause includes a selection cell describing a selectable operation. The technique further involves receiving, by the processor, a mouse... Agent: Iron Mountain Incorporated

20120150912 - Hierarchical multi-tenancy management of system resources in resource groups: Exemplary method, system, and computer program embodiments for establishing hierarchical user management authority for storage resources organized into a plurality of resource groups in a computing storage environment are provided. In one embodiment, each of the plurality of storage resources is associated with a resource group object having a resource... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150914 - Automatic enforcement of relationships in a database schema: A technique for enforcing a database relationship is disclosed. The technique includes specifying within a database schema a reference type that associates two structures and specifies the relationship between the two structures, and automatically generating code that checks the relationship between the two structures based on the specified reference in... Agent: Infoblox Inc.

20120150913 - Multidimensional data-centric service protocol: Data acquisition is facilitated by way of an intermediate representation of a query expression. The intermediate representation can be generated and subsequently transmitted to, and employed by, a plurality of execution environments with respect to query execution. More particularly, the intermediate representation can be transformed into a locally executable query... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120150915 - Digital forensic apparatus for analyzing user activities and method thereof: A digital forensic apparatus for analyzing user activities includes: a collection unit for collecting analysis information related to user activities from a device as an investigation target for analyzing the user activities; and an analysis unit for analyzing the analysis information collected by the collection unit to determine activity information... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120150916 - Circumventing queue downtime in a queue damage scenario: An approach is provided where a put request is received to put a data entry into a queue. A detection is made that a primary queue data structure corresponding to the queue is damaged. If an alternate queue data structure corresponding to the queue has not yet been created, then... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150918 - System and method for providing structured data to a structured or unstructured grid: A system and method for converting structured data to unstructured or structured data, the system and method receiving processing options in a flexible format and a reader selection, executing the reader selection to read data, computing a date time group to iterate through observed and/or modeled data, bilinearly interpolating the... Agent: The Government Of The United States, As Represented By The Secretary Of Navy

20120150917 - Usage-optimized tables: Systems and methods are disclosed for employing usage-optimized tables with a computer database system. In one embodiment, the database system stores create, update, and delete database operations in the usage-optimized table. The create, update, and delete database operations remain in the usage-optimized table until a flush condition is reached. When... Agent:

20120150919 - Agency management system and content management system integration: An agency management and content management integration system links agency management system domain entities (such as clients, policies, claims, vendors) to content management system content hierarchical structures (such as client files, policy folders, claims folders, vendor files). End users can quickly navigate to the appropriate content management system structure or... Agent:

20120150921 - Information update system: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel information management program or system for mutually distributing and managing information limited by an information provider in terms of target for disclosure, for example, personal contact information such as contact information and private messages. A storage medium of a... Agent:

20120150920 - Method and system for linking textual concepts and physical concepts: A system and a method for linking textual and physical concepts are disclosed. The method includes extracting candidate phrases from a knowledge base for a device, the candidate phrases including noun phrases. A set of candidate concepts is generated, based on the extracted noun phrases. Provision is made, e.g., on... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120150922 - Extensible rdf databases: A method and apparatus for introducing domain-specific data types with associated semantics in an RDF database system using an extensibility framework mechanism. The extensibility framework mechanism allows users to map serialized instance data for a particular user-defined data type to properties of a base data structure associated with the domain-specific... Agent:

20120150923 - Processes and systems for monitoring environments of projectile weapons: Processes and systems are disclosed for recording data relating to a shot by a projectile weapon. Environment data occurring prior to data indicating the occurrence of a shot by the projectile weapon is retained for subsequent evaluation. Such environment data includes, but is not limited to, ambient audio data, video... Agent:

20120150924 - Apparatus for supporting continuous read/write in asymmetric storage system and method thereof: Disclosed are an apparatus for supporting continuous read/write in an asymmetric storage system, and a method thereof are provided. The apparatus for supporting continuous read/write in an asymmetric storage system that permits continuous reading/writing by providing context identifiers for reading or writing files and requesting reading or writing the files,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120150925 - Proactive method for improved reliability for sustained persistence of immutable files in storage clouds: Embodiments are disclosed for storing an immutable file in cloud disk space determined to be suitable for the length of time the file specified to be maintained. This is done by detecting the immutable status of a data file to be saved and determining an expiry date of said immutable... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150929 - Apparatus and method for managing a plurality of albums: A management apparatus and a management method manage a plurality of albums. The management apparatus may include: a storing module which stores related information of photographs included in the plurality of albums; and an updating module which update the related information of photographs stored in the storing module according to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120150926 - Distributed free block map for a clustered redirect-on-write file system: In a cluster that distributes fileset management, fileset managers will maintain a free block map and an in-flight block map to allocate blocks to clients writing to a relevant fileset. A fileset manager managing free block allocation for cluster clients that write to a fileset managed by the fileset manager.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120150928 - Method and system for identifying media assets: A system and method for media asset management. An original media asset for a media project is identified and a plurality of versions of the original media asset is also identified. The plurality of versions of the media asset include at least one modified version of the original media asset.... Agent:

20120150927 - System and method for identifying media assets: A system and method for organizing media assets of a media project. The method includes storing a plurality of versions of media assets of the media project, including an original version of the media asset and at least one modified version of the media asset. Each of the plurality of... Agent:

20120150930 - Cloud storage and method for managing the same: Disclosed is a cloud storage managing a plurality of files, including: a plurality of metadata servers managing a plurality of metadata associated with the plurality of files; a plurality of data servers managing the data of the plurality of files; and a cluster management server managing the plurality of metadata... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

  
06/07/2012 > 116 patent applications in 67 patent subcategories. invention type

20120143816 - Method and system of information matching in electronic commerce website: The present disclosure describes an information matching method and information system. The method collects characteristic data of category plurality of categories of network behavior of a plurality of network users; groups the network users into a plurality of clusters based on the characteristic data; sets weight of the characteristic data;... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited

20120143817 - Social files: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for creating and sharing social files in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, a first document file is received at a computing device configured to provide on-demand computing services via a network. The first document file may be capable... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143818 - Journaling database changes using a bit map for zones defined in each page: The disclosure and claims herein are directed to efficient journaling for recovery of a database index by journaling zones of a page. A journal mechanism maintains a page zone bit map that includes a bit for a plurality of zones in each page to indicate which zones have had their... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143819 - Method and system for synchronizing data in a database system: A method for synchronizing data in a database system is provided. The method embodiment includes receiving, by a field synchronizing service hosted by a node, an indication identifying a first field of a first record in a database, and receiving an indication identifying a second field of a second record... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143820 - Embedded change logging for data synchronization: Embodiments of the present invention provide for embedded change logging for data synchronization. In an embodiment of the invention, an embedded change logging data processing system can include a change embedded database (EDB) disposed in a pervasive device. The EDB can store entries for notified changes in data for multiple... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143822 - Storage system, nas server and snapshot acquisition method: A storage where one NAS server makes snapshot management information including global paths of snapshots based on snapshot identifiers and global paths of file systems corresponding to the snapshots, so that global paths of both the file systems and snapshots are configured on the same global namespace simultaneously, with a... Agent:

20120143821 - System and method for tracking configuration changes in enterprise product: In one embodiment, an automatic, remote and centralized configuration management system for tracking configuration changes in an enterprise product is provided. The system comprises at least one subsystem forming a part of the enterprise product, an agent coupled to the subsystem, the agent configured for creating one or more configuration... Agent:

20120143823 - Database redistribution utilizing virtual partitions: In some embodiments, a partitioned database is stored in a plurality of logical or physical partitions on at least a logical or physical first data storage node, and a subset of a first partition among the plurality of logical partitions is configured as a virtual partition. An input indicating an... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20120143824 - Protecting files that include editable metadata: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to data protection of files that may include both content and embedded metadata. In aspects, an indication that a file has changed is received. If the content has changed, the entire file or just the content may be backed up. If the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143825 - File system backup using change journal: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to backups and change journals. In aspects, a change journal is read to determine changes that have occurred to objects of a file system. From these changes a data structure is created to capture path information and collect changes for each object.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143826 - Creating and utilizing network restore points: The creation and utilization of network restore points is provided by a schema associated with a structured data set that can be conveniently backed up by periodically taking snapshots of the structured data to establish a series of restore points that can be used in the event that the primary... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143827 - Backup and restore system for a computer: A method of defining a backup state of a file system is provided. A change in an electronic file stored on a computer system is detected. If the change is detected, a backup state of the electronic file is updated using an overlay icon associated with the electronic file. The... Agent:

20120143828 - Automated file relocation: A processor-implemented method, system and/or computer program product for managing computer file storage is presented. A file, which is designated for storage, is received. Upon determining that the file exceeds a pre-determined size, the file is stored in a pre-designated folder that is reserved for oversized files. This pre-designated folder... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143831 - Automatic conversion of multidimentional schema entities: A system and method for conversion of multidimensional schema entities from one type to another type are described. In various embodiments, a system receives a multidimensional schema entity of a first type and converts the multidimensional schema entity to a second type. The system receives user input and converts the... Agent:

20120143830 - Interactive proof to validate outsourced data stream processing: A method for validating outsourced processing of a data stream arriving at a streaming data warehouse of a data service provider includes a proof protocol. A verifier acting on behalf of a data owner of the data stream may interact with a prover acting on behalf of the data service... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120143829 - Notification of configuration updates in a cluster system: A second node receives a message from a first node in a cluster environment. The message includes a unique identifier of a shared data storage device including a cluster configuration database that defines membership of nodes in a cluster. In response to receiving the message, the second node attempts to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143832 - Dynamic rewrite of files within deduplication system: Various embodiments for rewriting data in a deduplication storage environment by a processor device are provided. A dynamic layer above a sequential deduplication file system (denoted as DFS) implements the rewrite functionality. A user file is composed of one or more DFS files. As incoming data is written into a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143834 - Data summary system, method for summarizing data, and recording medium: Each time sequential data is generated by a data generation source (001), the data is inputted into a sequential data memory unit (002) and accumulated in a memory device. Each time sequential data is inputted, a sequence summary unit (003) creates a sequence approximation function that approximates the inputted sequential... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120143833 - Structure of hierarchical compressed data structure for tabular data: A highly flexible and extensible structure is provided for physically storing tabular data. The structure, referred to as a compression unit, may be used to store tabular data that logically resides in any type of table-like structure. According to one embodiment, compression units are recursive. Thus, a compression unit may... Agent:

20120143835 - Efficient construction of synthetic backups within deduplication storage system: Various embodiments are provided for facilitating construction of a synthetic backup in a deduplication storage system. In one embodiment, a deduplication storage system enables new input data to be deduplicated with data of synthetic backups already constructed, and for this purpose efficiently calculates deduplication digests for synthetic backups being constructed,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143836 - Validation of access to a shared data record subject to read and write access by multiple requesters: According to a method of access to a shared data record subject to contemporaneous read and write access by multiple requesters, a requester reads a shared data record including a payload and a first checksum. The requester calculates a second checksum of the payload of the data record. If the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143837 - Methods and systems for loose coupling between triggers and entities: A database program includes loose triggers that are not coupled to specific entities at the time the database program is compiled. The database program provides a user interface that allows a user to couple selected entities to the loose triggers or decouple selected entities from loose triggers. The database program... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143838 - Hierarchical software locking: A processor chip may have a built-in hardware lock and deterministic exclusive locking of the hardware lock by execution units executing in parallel on the chip. A set of software locks may be maintained, where the execution units set and release the software locks only by first acquiring a lock... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143840 - Detection of behavior-based associations between search strings and items: A system and method are disclosed for automatically detecting associations between particular sets of search criteria, such as particular search strings, and particular items. Actions of users of an interactive system, such as a web site, are monitored over time to generate event histories reflective of searches, item selection actions,... Agent:

20120143842 - Image element searching: A search platform that can search for and correlate elements in written and drawing portions of a document. The search engine can receive an indication of an element associated with a written portion of a document, determine a location in a drawing portion of the document associated with the element,... Agent: Cpa Global Patent Research Limited

20120143841 - Methods and apparatuses for searching content: Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for searching contents, including structured search are described herein. Embodiments of the present invention use tree structures (or more generally, graph structures), layout structures, and/or content category information to capture within search results relevant content that would otherwise be missed, to reduce the incidence of... Agent: Zalag Corporation

20120143839 - Providing answer box functionality to third party search engines: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for providing answer box functionality to a third party search engine. In one aspect, a method includes receiving, by a search engine, a search query, generating one or more search results that are responsive to the search query,... Agent: Google Inc.

20120143843 - Searching system having a server which automatically generates search data sets for shared searching: A system has a primary server storing search data sets (“staks”) and a linked social network server.... Agent:

20120143844 - Multi-level coverage for crawling selection: Some implementations provide techniques for determining which URLs to select for crawling from a pool of URLs. For example, the selection of URLs for crawling may be made based on maintaining a high coverage of the known URLs and/or high discoverability of the World Wide Web. Some implementations provide a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143845 - Entity following: The present invention outlines a genuine entity following system that also addresses data source limitation. When reviewing entity-related objects in web content, a web user designates one or more entities to follow in real time. More particularly, the present invention is directed through strategic deployment of a dynamic crawler upon... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143846 - Providing efficient access to redundant number representations: Disclosed are an apparatus, method, and program product which each provide an enhanced database engine. Access to precise values is provided while permitting unfettered access to those who are not interested in precise values. This is accomplished via an enhanced database index and indexing method. The entries of the database... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143847 - Database management method and system: Disclosed is a database management method which generates an execution plan with respect to a factorized character string generated by factoring an execution value list of a query and stores the factorized character string and an execution plan identifier with respect to the factorized character string, matching each other. The... Agent: Nhn Business Platform Corporation

20120143852 - Administration of search results: A web browser displays a set of search results from a web search, each search result indicating a link to a web page. Responsive to selection of a first of the set of search results for exclusion from display, a subset of one or more of the set of search... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143849 - Data graphing methods, articles of manufacture, and computing devices: Data graphing methods, articles of manufacture, and computing devices are described. In one aspect, a method includes accessing a data set, displaying a graphical representation including data of the data set which is arranged according to a first of different hierarchical levels, wherein the first hierarchical level represents the data... Agent:

20120143850 - Method and apparatus for managing schedule information in portable terminal: An information managing method and apparatus in a portable terminal are provided. The method for managing schedule information in a portable terminal, includes displaying schedules corresponding to a predefined time interval in a schedule searching mode, extracting at least one schedule, set as being important, from the displayed schedules when... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120143851 - System, method, and software for researching, analyzing and comparing expert witnesses: The present inventors devised, among other things, system, methods, and interfaces for researching, evaluating, and comparing expert witnesses. One exemplary system includes interfaces that facilitate users entering queries regarding experts based on name or subject matter and filtering search results based on damage awards, case types, attorneys, clients and date... Agent: Thomson Reuters Global Resources

20120143848 - View life cycle management: In one aspect, there is provided a method. The method may include generating a view of a data structure comprising a plurality of nodes and at least one association; determining, at run time, whether the generated view is invalid based on an indicator, the indicator representing at least whether a... Agent:

20120143854 - Graph caching: In a method and apparatus for analyzing nodes of a Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA), an accessibility ranking, based on a DFA graph geometrical configuration, may be determined in order to determine cacheable portions of the DFA graph in order to reduce the number of external memory accesses. A walker process... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20120143853 - Large-scale asymmetric comparison computation for binary embeddings: A system and method for comparing a query object and one or more of a set of database objects are provided. The method includes providing quantized representations of database objects. The database objects have each been transformed with a quantized embedding function which is the composition of a real-valued embedding... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120143858 - Method and means for data searching and language translation: receiving a search query including at least one search term, deriving at least one synonym for at least one search term, expanding the received search query with the at least one synonym, searching at least one document using the expanded search query, retrieving the search results obtained with the expanded... Agent:

20120143856 - Method for detecting object: An object detection method that is provided with a step for extracting a plurality of reference feature vectors related to a local area from an image representing an object, and extracting a plurality of query feature vectors related to the local area from a search query image; a step for... Agent: Osaka Prefecture University Public Corporation

20120143857 - Method, system and controller for searching a database: A database searching system, method and controller is provided for interactively searching a database of data items in a descriptor space with a user, comprising a display for viewing by the user; a position selector for manipulation and activation by the user; a reference set selector for selecting a reference... Agent: Someones Group Intellectual Property Holdings Pty Ltd

20120143855 - Operationalizing search engine optimization: A method for managing reference to an entity on a network includes determining shares of voice for an entity and other entities across a plurality of channels with respect to a plurality of search terms. The method also includes correlating shares of voice for the entity and the other entities... Agent: Brightedge Technologies, Inc.

20120143859 - Real-time personalized recommendation of location-related entities: A location-related entity ranking technique is described that allows a user see the ranking of location-related entities near a desired location in response to a query. The technique can leverage the searches performed by a community of mobile device users at a given location and at a given time to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143860 - Identifying key phrases within documents: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for identifying key phrases within documents. Embodiments of the invention include using a tag index to determine what a document primarily relates to. For example, an integrated data flow and extract-transform-load pipeline, crawls, parses and word breaks large corpuses... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143861 - Predictive conversion systems and methods: In one embodiment, a system and method of predicting sale transaction conversion rate of an item operates through a search of information in response to a query over a network. The system and method can includes discovering available information of the item of interest, extracting certain of the available information... Agent: Vast.com, Inc.

20120143863 - Intelligent data retrieval system: An electronic assistant which dispatches tasks on the user's behalf and according to the user's preferences may include a scheduler, an information locator, a communicator, a form filler, a trainer, a legal expert, a medical expert and other experts. The assistant learns about the user's interests in particular types of... Agent: Muse Green Investments

20120143862 - Method, system, and computer readable storage for affiliate group searching: A method for allowing an information seeker to utilize affiliate group searching involving human searchers who are members of particular information affiliate groups. Each affiliate group has an area of expertise in which they are particularly skilled. In at least one embodiment, the method includes accepting designation of an affiliate... Agent: Chacha Search, Inc.

20120143864 - Method and apparatus for generating and managing service requests: An example approach is provided for generating and managing service requests. One or more service requests are generated. Further, the one or more requests are assigned to one or more service providers and are aggregated. Furthermore, one or more updates are presented on at least a portion of the aggregation.... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120143866 - Client performance optimization by delay-loading application files with cache: Systems and methods for minimizing start-up and implementation latency of a web application hosted in a computing system environment. Latency mitigation is accomplished via a programmatic approach to reduce the number of files or script needed for an initial boot of the web application. Remaining files are loaded either as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143868 - Computer readable electronic records automated classification system: Classifying an electronic document in a computer-based system is disclosed. For each classification instance in a plurality of classification instances, a confidence data indicating a degree of confidence that the electronic document is associated with that classification instance is determined. A classification, based on a first classification instance in the... Agent: Emc Corporation

20120143867 - Facilitating extraction and discovery of enterprise services: Implementations of the present disclosure include methods for annotating an enterprise service that is electronically stored in an enterprise service repository. In some implementations, methods include generating one or more graphs based on one or more artifacts, the one or more artifacts resulting from a development process of the enterprise... Agent: Sap Ag

20120143865 - Fuzzy clustering of oceanic profiles: System and method to partition littoral regions by profiles of specific parameters using fuzzy c-mean clustering. Fuzzy cluster partitions assign each datum to a set of data clusters such that the sum cluster membership probability of the point is equal to unity. Partial memberships can supply information about transition areas... Agent:

20120143869 - Measuring entity extraction complexity: A named entity input is received and a target sense for which the named entity input is to be extracted from a set of documents is identified. An extraction complexity feature is generated based on the named entity input, the target sense, and the set of documents. The extraction complexity... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143870 - System, method and computer program product for aggregating on-demand database service data: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for aggregating on-demand database service data. These mechanisms and methods for aggregating on-demand database service data can enable embodiments to more flexibly summarize data. The ability of embodiments to provide such feature may lead to enhanced aggregation features which may... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143871 - Topic based user profiles: A system and method for developing a user's profile based on the user's interaction with content items. A module on the client rendering the content items or the service including the content items tracks the user's interactions with the content items and transmits the tracked data to a user analysis... Agent: Google Inc.

20120143872 - Computer algorithm for automatic allele determination from fluorometer genotyping device: The present invention provides methods and systems for an automated method of identifying allele values from data files derived from processed fluorophore emissions detected during the observation of fluorophore labeled nucleotide probes used in analyzing polymorphic DNA are provided. These methods are used in the rapid and efficient distinguishing of... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation

20120143873 - Method and apparatus for updating a partitioned index: Techniques for enhanced updating of a partitioned index include first data that indicates a plurality of fields for each entry in an index for a data store. A current number of partitions for the index is determined. Second data that indicates at least one value for at least one field... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120143874 - Mechanism to find first two values: An integrated circuit includes a search unit configured to access an input vector including a number of bits, and to find a first and a second instance of a predetermined bit value such as a logic zero or a logic one, for example. The search unit may be further configured... Agent:

20120143875 - Method and system for discovering dynamic relations among entities: Method, system, and programs for detecting dynamic relationship and discovering dynamic events. Data from a first data source is first received. At least one dynamic relation candidate is identified and each dynamic relation candidate involves multiple entities. The at least one dynamic relation candidate is identified based on temporal properties... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120143876 - Method and apparatus for efficiently organizing hierarchical qos policies: Consistent with embodiments of the present invention, a method may be provided comprising receiving a search string corresponding to a desired node comprising a target parameter, a policy parameter, and a class parameter. The target parameter may be referenced with a target index table to determine which interfaces to search.... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120143877 - Method and apparatus for high performance, updatable, and deterministic hash table for network equipment: An apparatus comprising a storage device comprising a hash table including a plurality of buckets, each bucket being capable of storing at least one data item, and a processor configured to apply at least a first and a second hash function upon receiving a key to generate a first index... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120143878 - Electronic map generation: A method of generating a customised map comprises: taking first, map data for generating a map; taking second, asset data, the asset data comprising a plurality of asset locations on the map and the locations having a label associated therewith; and applying the asset data to the map data to... Agent:

20120143880 - Methods and apparatus for providing information of interest to one or more users: Methods and system of searching for content in a target set of content based on a reference set of content, a reference semantic network representing knowledge associated with the reference set of content, and a target semantic network representing knowledge associated with the target set of content. One such method... Agent: Primal Fusion Inc.

20120143879 - System and method of presenting relevant application components to a user: In one embodiment the present invention includes a computer implemented method of presenting relevant application components to a user of a computer system. The method includes capturing text displayed in open applications, determining key terms in the captured text based on a key terms catalog, and determining potentially relevant components... Agent: Sap Ag

20120143881 - Method for population of object property assertions: Relay of information from technical documentation by contact center workers to assist clients is limited by industry standard storage formats and query mechanisms. A method is disclosed for processing technical documents and tagging them against a Telecom Hardware domain ontology. The method comprises classical ontological Natural Language Processing (NLP) approaches... Agent: Innovatia Inc.

20120143882 - Prioritizing travel itineraries: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for prioritizing one or more travel itineraries based on an itinerary query. Respective candidate itineraries from a set of candidate itineraries are ranked based on one or more ranking factors for the candidate itineraries, where the candidate itineraries were identified from a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143883 - Ranking product information: Ranking product information is disclosed, including: determining, for each of a plurality of pieces of product information, a category grading value and a plurality of attribute grading values associated with that piece of product information; determining a plurality of user demand values corresponding to the plurality of pieces of product... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited

20120143884 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: An apparatus for detecting presence of a selected complex string in a data stream has a primary processor, detecting coherent strings of the selected complex string; and a secondary processor, pipelined to the primary processor, and detecting ambiguous strings interleaving said coherent strings. The primary processor is configured to determine... Agent:

20120143885 - Hybrid sources preready determination: A method and apparatus for maintaining source ready information are disclosed. A first copy of the source ready information is stored in an Architectural Register Name (ARN)-indexed structure and a second copy of the source ready information is stored in a Physical Register Number (PRN)-indexed structure. As new instructions become... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120143886 - Road link string conversion method, road information providing device and road information providing system: A road link string conversion method for converting first road link string data included in first map data into second road link string data included in second map data: deciding whether or not first coordinates-of-position strings corresponding to the first road link string data correspond to the second road link... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20120143890 - Apparatus and method for db controlling in portable terminal: A method for providing a DataBase Management System (DBMS) service in a portable terminal having a limited memory includes, in response to DB search information input, determining a row which matches the DB search information, in at least one DB file; generating a virtual set comprising at least one row... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120143889 - Apparatus, system, and method for matching patterns with an ultra fast check engine: A check engine includes a plurality of comparators each including a first directional characteristic aligned to store at least one reference bit included in a set of reference bits, and a second directional characteristic aligned to present at least one target bit included in a set of target bits. Each... Agent: Crocus Technology, Inc.

20120143888 - Automatic updating of an existing document using save-in functionality: Various embodiments of systems and methods for automatically updating an existing document associated with an analytic report using save-in functionality are described herein. A selection of a save-in option is received for the analytic report. Further, meta-data associated with the analytic report is retrieved. The meta-data includes location information of... Agent:

20120143887 - Self-assignment of node identifier in a cluster system: In response to a stimulus indicating configuration of a node into a cluster of a plurality of nodes including the node, the node determines whether or not the node has a universally unique identifier (UUID), and if not, the node provides its own persistent self-assigned UUID. The node searches a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143891 - Searching device, searching method and computer-readable storage medium: A searching device including a data storage unit that stores a plurality of pieces of data, each of which prescribes search terms respectively corresponding to a plurality of attributes of the piece of data; a character input unit that is configured to input characters that constitute an input search term... Agent: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

20120143894 - Acquisition of item counts from hosted web services: A web Application Programming Interface (API) server receives a statistics request from a client. The statistics request is a request to invoke an item counting method defined in an API provided by the web API server. The statistics request specifies a keyword string and multiple target data repositories. As a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143905 - Data transmission and receiving system using a mobile communication network and a user interface for mobile communication terminals: A data transmission and receiving system in a mobile communication system is provided. The system includes a first data providing server which contains detailed data and to which a user gets an access by inputting a predetermined code or number through a mobile communication terminal; a second data providing server... Agent: Ubilab Inc Co., Ltd.

20120143902 - Display apparatus and contents searching method thereof: A display apparatus includes a display unit and receives a broadcasting signal, the display apparatus including: a communication unit which communicates with an external server; and an integrated searching unit which requests a broadcasting schedule information of a provider providing the broadcasting signal and a current popular search word to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120143908 - Framework for supporting repair processes of aircraft: A framework for supporting one or more repair processes of one or more aircraft. The repair processes are based on repair information or repair solution corresponding to the damages to one or more structural components of the aircraft. The framework includes a knowledge engine, and a deployment engine. The knowledge... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited

20120143907 - Generating audio annotations for search and retrieval: Embodiments of a computer system to determine one or more annotation items associated with an audio file are described. During operation, the computer system provides an interactive environment in which multiple users listen to the audio file within a time interval. Next, the computer system receives one or more annotation... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20120143909 - Image distribution for dynamic server pages: A server can efficiently distribute images for a web page as groups of images. The server receives a request from a client for a group of images associated with a web page. The request encodes an image group identifier and a retrieving function. The server executes the retrieving function with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143900 - Instant search for settings: Methods and systems for setting application settings using instant search are provided. A method for setting application settings using instant search may include receiving a first portion of user search input associated with an application setting and determining application settings from applications based on the first portion of the user... Agent: Google Inc.

20120143904 - Instant search for settings: Methods and systems for setting application settings using instant search are provided. A method for setting application settings using instant search may include receiving a first portion of user search input associated with an application setting and determining application settings from applications based on the first portion of the user... Agent: Google Inc.

20120143896 - Interpreted computer language to analyze business object data with defined relations: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods including receiving a source code at a parser, the source code comprising a statement, the statement comprising a dynamic character string including one or more relation names, each of the one or more relation names defining a relation between business objects,... Agent: Sap Ag, A German Corporation

20120143898 - Meta-application framework: The present disclosure describes a meta-application framework that enables data to be associated with a class of applications called a meta-application. A meta-application entity may store attributes in common across multiple platforms. A platform entity may store attributes in common across multiple devices and/or operating systems. A device entity may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143903 - Method and apparatus for global information reporting: Systems and methods for global information reporting are provided. A global information reporting system according to the invention may include a database configured to store reporting information, memory configured to store execution instructions and a processor coupled with the database and the memory. The processor is configured to execute the... Agent: Bank Of America

20120143906 - Method of accessing and executing digital media: A method of accessing and executing digital media that includes receiving preview media files, executing one of the preview media files upon receiving a communication event, and electronically communicating a profile of the executed preview media file and a purchase solicitation. The method includes receiving a whole media file corresponding... Agent: Twisted Castle, LLC

20120143893 - Pattern matching framework for log analysis: A pattern matching framework for log analysis is described. In one or more implementations, one or more inputs are received via a user interface of a computing device that describe a filter pattern that specifies data that is to be matched and extracted from a log and a projection pattern... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143892 - Propagation of unique device names in a cluster system: A unique device name is assigned to each of a plurality of shared storage devices in a cluster configuration database defining membership of nodes in a cluster. A particular node among the nodes defined by the cluster configuration database as a member of the cluster searches the cluster configuration database... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143895 - Query pattern generation for answers coverage expansion: Answers are provided to users in response to queries as a supplement to any responsive documents. Query formats for entity and attribute combinations are identified. The query formats can be substituted with entity and attribute combinations that have a corresponding attribute value to form a list of answered queries. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143901 - System and method for generating multi-playlist: A system and a method for generating a multi-playlist are disclosed. The system includes a search module and an analysis module. The search module receives an original playlist including an original multimedia content. The search module searches a related multimedia content, relating to the original multimedia content, according to a... Agent: Teco Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd.

20120143899 - System and methods for integrating and using information relating to a complex process: In aspects, the disclosure herein provides a method of obtaining and integrating information relating to process, which method, in one configuration, includes obtaining information relating to the process in a first form that includes a plurality of images generated over a selected time period, obtaining information relating to the process... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20120143897 - Wild card auto completion: Described herein is a technology that facilitates efficient wild card auto completion of an input term. The technology supports the input term including multiple, predefined, distinct wild card characters, escape characters, special characters with language specific functionality, delimiters, and context designation. Wild card auto completion is based on a regular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120143910 - System for processing visual information and method thereof: A system for processing visual information and a method thereof. Exemplary embodiments provides to a terminal event information searched through space recognition by a processing server for long-term storing image information input through the terminal so as to match and output event information with the input image information and recognize... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120143911 - Recommendations based on topic clusters: A system and method for developing a user's profile based on the user's interaction with content items. A module on the client rendering the content items or the service including the content items tracks the user's interactions with the content items and transmits the tracked data to a user analysis... Agent: Google Inc.

20120143912 - Extending legacy database engines with object-based functionality: Legacy database engines may be extended through the use of callback extension handlers on the client. For example, regular expression matching and arbitrary user-functions may be implemented in a legacy database engine without replacing the engine. A pattern string may be provided to the legacy database engine by a client... Agent: Unisys Corp.

20120143913 - Encoding data stored in a column-oriented manner: Data stored in a column-oriented manner is encoded using a data mining algorithm for finding column patterns among a set of data tuples, where each data tuple contains a set of columns, and the data mining algorithm treats all columns and all column combinations and column ordering similarly or in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143914 - Real time and dynamic voting: Embodiments of the present invention facilitate the solicitation of user input while allowing for dynamic changes to that input while concurrently ranking the same. Ranking occurs in real-time and allows for a user to alter their contribution or vote until the close of a contribution period allowing real-time influences to... Agent:

20120143915 - Content-based video copy detection: A method to detect video copying based on content. The method comprises providing a set of reference data elements derived from a set of reference video frames in a reference video stream; providing a set of query data elements derived from a set of query video frames in a query... Agent: Crim (centre De Rechrche Informatique De Montreal)

20120143916 - On-demand database service system, method and computer program product for conditionally allowing an application of an entity access to data of another entity: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for conditionally allowing an application of an entity access to data of another entity in an on-demand database service. These mechanisms and methods for conditionally allowing an application of an entity access to data of another entity in an on-demand... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143917 - Social files: Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for creating and sharing social files in a feed system. In one embodiment, a request is received to perform an action related to a social file. The social file may provide access to a first document file within a social networking... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20120143918 - Mobile user data collection: A device receives, from multiple user devices, event information associated with the multiple user devices, where the event information includes one or more actions, user information, content information, and one or more attributes. The device stores the event information in a database, and analyzes one or more portions of the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120143919 - Hybrid binary xml storage model for efficient xml processing: A method for storing XML documents a hybrid navigation/streaming format is provided to allow efficient storage and processing of queries on the XML data that provides the benefits of both navigation and streaming and ameliorates the disadvantages of each. Each XML document to be stored is independently analyzed to determine... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120143920 - Dynamically weighted semantic trees: Various embodiments of systems and methods for dynamically weighted semantic trees are described herein. One or more software elements of a hierarchy are identified in response to user actions in a report. The user actions are related to at least one software element of the one or more software elements... Agent:

20120143921 - Systems and methods for managing social networks based upon predetermined objectives: Relationship management systems in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to provide systematic ways for a user to measure, and manage relationships in the user's social network. One embodiment of the invention includes a relationship management server system, and a database. In addition, the relationship management server system... Agent: Relationship Capital Technologies Inc.

20120143922 - Differentially private aggregate classifier for multiple databases: Embodiments of the invention disclose a system and a method for determining a differentially private aggregate classifier for a set of databases, wherein each database in the set of databases is associated with a classifier and a noise value, wherein the classifier and the noise value are determined locally for... Agent:

20120143923 - Method and system of hierarchical metadata management and application: A method of metadata management is provided. Metadata associated with information objects is important in the management and classification of electronic information referred to as information objects. A metadata schema structure definition is defined enabling a metadata schema to be applied to the information objects to ensure consistent creation and... Agent:

20120143924 - Predictive conversion systems and methods: In one embodiment, a system and method of predicting sale transaction conversion rate of an item operates through a search of information in response to a query over a network. The item can be included in a category of items. Information for other relevant items of the category is available... Agent: Vast.com, Inc.

20120143925 - System and method for configurable trading system: A system dynamically integrates, into an application program that implements rules for controlling business operations, changes in parameters and parameter groupings that are used by or in conjunction with the rules. A dynamic business logic rule integrator provides the rules to the application software as executable routines, and a dynamic... Agent:

20120143926 - External evaluation processes: System and method to manage external data in a product creation process is provided. The method comprises receiving a first product structure from a central module, storing the first product structure in the data storage system, performing, evaluations on the first product structure and storing results of the evaluations in... Agent:

20120143927 - Efficient storage of information from markup language documents: An in-memory document model may be created from a markup language document while parsing the markup language document. The model includes small fixed-size memory structures allocated from a single larger memory pool. The model stores the data contained in the markup language document and the hierarchical relationship between the data... Agent: Unisys Corp.

20120143928 - File system transaction log flush optimization: Various embodiments of systems and methods for file system transaction log flush optimization are described herein. An optimizer is working as an intelligent processing unit, autonomously determining the best possible time to flush all collected transaction data modifications to the file system when operating under high load, or flushing each... Agent:

20120143929 - virtualized operating system environment file-system: A method, system, and computer program product for an improved virtualized operating system environment file-system are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A computer receives a write request for a part in the virtualized operating system environment file-system. The computer determines whether the part in the virtualized operating system environment file-system... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120143930 - File management method in web storage system: m

20120143931 - Context-aware folders: Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to systems and methods for classifying, sorting, storing, managing, tagging, searching, organizing, and/or performing actions on files, folders and other electronic information using one or more data processing systems.... Agent: Tagle Information Technology Inc.

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