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Data processing: database and file management or data structures

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11/13/2014 > 119 patent applications in 59 patent subcategories.

20140337276 - Virtual persistence: A virtual persistence platform is described that provides requirement-driven persistence store orchestration. Application developers can annotate program code with persistence properties and requirements, and a compiler component of the virtual persistence platform generates a persistence service level agreement (PSLA) that becomes attached to the application. After deployment and launch, the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20140337277 - Industrial device and system attestation in a cloud platform: An industrial attestation service executing on a cloud platform collects industrial data from multiple levels of an industrial enterprise and identifies subsets of the industrial data that characterize normal operation. In the cloud platform, baselines are generated for diverse aspects of the industrial enterprise based on the identified subsets, where... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

20140337279 - Management of collaborative teams: Systems and methods for dynamically creating collaborative teams and managing collaborative work of a team are generally disclosed herein. One example embodiment includes the dynamic creation of a collaborative team by creating an association between team members via a managing module. The managing module may be capable of managing, among... Agent:

20140337278 - Managing conflicted copies: Various embodiments provide a method of managing and preventing conflicted copies of a content item. For example, as changes are made to a content item, either by multiple users simultaneously or by a single user utilizing multiple devices, conflicted copies can be inadvertently created. These conflicted copes are multiple copies... Agent: Dropbox, Inc.

20140337281 - Method and system for sharing documents between on-demand services: A method for sharing documents between on-demand services is provided. In an embodiment, a user of a first on-demand service may be able to view a list of content that includes content stored at the first on-demand service and content stored at a second on-demand service. The content of the... Agent:

20140337280 - Systems and methods for data analysis: Described herein are methods and systems for hierarchically mapping, ranking, and labeling data sets automatically. Also provided are methods for browsing and navigating a hierarchically mapped data set, and START identifying changes in network structure over time. An example method may involve receiving document data indicating a corpus of documents... Agent:

20140337283 - Comparing database performance without benchmark workloads: Database operation records are sequentially read from two or more log files. If the transaction identifier is new and the record is not an end-of-transaction record, an open transactions list entry is created. If the transaction identifier is new and the record is an end-of-transaction record, a transaction type list... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337282 - Deploying database upgrades to multiple environments in a different order: A virtualization manager receives a request to install a new feature in a first virtualization environment. The virtualization manager identifies a first database upgrade script corresponding to the new feature and compares a first identification number of the first database upgrade script to a second identification number of a second... Agent: Red Hat Israel, Ltd.

20140337285 - Synchronization of local secondary copies with a remote storage management component: According to certain aspects, an information management cell with failover management capability can include secondary storage computing devices configured to conduct primary data from a primary storage device(s) to a secondary storage device(s) during secondary copy operations, at the direction of a remote storage manager, wherein a first secondary storage... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20140337284 - Synchronizing folders using a shadow folder hierarchy: A computer-implemented method for managing folders is provided. The method includes receiving, from a server, folder hierarchy data of hierarchical folders, and creating a shadow folder hierarchy in a first section of a local folder hierarchy based on the received folder hierarchy data, where the first section is not visible... Agent: Google Inc.

20140337286 - Systems and methods for construction field management and operations with building information modeling: The invention generally relates to systems and methods for construction field management and operations with building information modeling. In certain embodiments, the invention provides systems for construction field management and operations, that include a central processing unit (CPU), and storage coupled to the CPU for storing instructions that when executed... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20140337287 - Virtual repository management: Virtual repository management is disclosed. An indication is received that a content management functionality is desired to be available with respect to one or more external content items. A reference object is created for each for the one or more external content items that represents the external content item and... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140337288 - Parting data to improve system performance: In some examples, a method is described. The method may include parting a data item into multiple data units based on update frequencies of the data units. The method may also include identifying a low update frequency data unit from amongst the data units. The method may also include determining... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20140337292 - Managing high speed memory: A mechanism is for managing a high speed memory. An index entry indicates a storage unit in the high speed memory. A corresponding non-free index is set for a different type of low speed memory. The indicated storage unit in the high speed memory is assigned to a corresponding low... Agent:

20140337290 - Secure synchronization of files: A copy of a first file may be stored in a first instance of a file space associated with a user of a first client device. An event is generated for a first modification of the first file and the event is sent to a server. A current revision number... Agent: Intermedia.net, Inc.

20140337289 - System and method for location aware fine-grained multi-channel synchronization of mobile repositories along with aggregate analytic computation: System and method for location aware fine-grained multi-channel synchronization of mobile repositories along with aggregate analytic computation is disclosed. The System is able to improve upon existing systems by allowing for custom policies on synchronization to be stored and applied when data synchronization happens, these policies are persisted in the... Agent:

20140337291 - Top down delete or unsynchronization on delete of and depiction of item synchronization with a synchronization client to a cloud-based platform: Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods to facilitate top down delete or un-synchronization on delete of a synchronization client to a cloud-based platform. The disclosed technology innovates the mechanism the synchronization client processes local deletes so that instead of synchronizing the delete of each individual item across... Agent:

20140337293 - Data redistribution in data replication systems: Data replication is disclosed. Originator data subsets are redistributed among a plurality of originator nodes from an initial distribution arrangement to a new distribution arrangement. Data redistribution information is determined. The redistribution information includes identification information of the originator data subsets, identification information of originator nodes comprising the initial distribution... Agent:

20140337294 - Block level incremental backup: A system and method include creating a full backup copy of selected data from a storage device. A series of incremental backups are created over time following the creation of the full backup copy. The oldest incremental backup is merged into the full backup at a desired time.... Agent:

20140337295 - Prioritization of data items for backup in a computing environment: Described are embodiments of an invention for prioritizing data items for backup in a computing environment. The computing environment includes a plurality of clients coupled through a network to a backup system for backing up items stored locally on the client. Each client includes a continuous data protection (CDP) module... Agent:

20140337296 - Techniques to recover files in a storage network: Techniques to recover files in a storage network are described. A recovery manager application may manage file recovery operations for a file sharing application. The recovery manager application may comprise a recovery queue component to receive a request to recover a primary file deleted from a primary storage server. The... Agent:

20140337297 - System and method for marine debris management: Authenticating marine debris prior to recovery by: generating SONAR signal data related to the bottom of a body of water; processing the data to identify the presence or absence of debris targets; generating an image of the objects detected; storing the image in an assessment database; associating each image stored... Agent: Marine Debris Management Systems, LLC

20140337298 - Method and system for constructing and presenting a consumption profile for a media item: A server and device for constructing and presenting a consumption profile for a media item are provided. In general, consumption of a media item by a number of first users is tracked. Thereafter, before and/or during playback of the media item by a second user, a consumption profile for the... Agent:

20140337299 - Method and apparatus for content-aware and adaptive deduplication: A method, a system, an apparatus, and a computer readable medium for transmission of data across a network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a data stream, analyzing the received data stream to determine a starting location and an ending location of each zone within the received data stream, based... Agent: Exagrid Systems, Inc.

20140337300 - Method and system for organizing and storing manufacturing process information: A method and system for capturing, organizing, storing, and analyzing manufacturing process information, with storage and performance characteristics suitable for use in resource-constrained embedded devices. Process information is organized into extensible Channels, each of which captures information stored as extensible Events, each of which may include Metric, Category Value, Annotation,... Agent: Vorne Industries, Inc.

20140337301 - Big data extraction system and method: Disclosed herein are a big data extraction system and method. The big data extraction system includes a data buffer unit for hooking the file message of an operating system, extracting some data from the original data based on the hooked file message, and storing the extracted some data in memory,... Agent: Almondsoft Co., Ltd.

20140337302 - Error detection for files: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to error detection for files. In aspects, before allowing updates to a clean file, a flag marking the file as dirty is written to non-volatile storage. Thereafter, the file may be updated as long as desired. Periodically or at some other time,... Agent:

20140337304 - Application retention metrics: The disclosure relates to methods and systems for generating application retention metrics. In one aspect, a method for generating coupled application retention metrics is disclosed. First and second reference application identifiers are selected (230), and a coupled application retention metric between the first and second reference application identifiers is generated... Agent:

20140337303 - Bandwidth optimized two-phase commit protocol for distributed transactions: A processing device executing a transaction manager sends prepare messages to a plurality of participants of a two-phase commit distributed transaction. Responsive to receiving commit responses from each of the plurality of participants, the processing device commits the two-phase commit distributed transaction. The processing device then ends the two-phase commit... Agent: Red Hat, Inc

20140337307 - Computer-aided extraction of semantics from keywords to confirm match of buyer offers to seller bids: One embodiment involves a method and apparatus for mapping lexical keywords into entity description semantics in order to create unambiguous buyer-confirmed descriptions of entities. The method described herein relies on a computer program and some mechanism for computer data storage.... Agent:

20140337305 - Geographic coordinates based content search: Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with geographic coordinates based content search are disclosed herein. In embodiments, a search service may be configured to analyze a plurality of contents having non-geographic coordinate content items. The analysis may include determination of whether the non-geographic coordinate content items are associated with a... Agent: Tollshare, Inc.

20140337306 - Information network with linked information nodes: A machine-implemented method of relaying information nodes in an information network, comprising the steps of: processing a plurality of data objects according to a predefined dictionary containing a plurality of information units and a plurality of correlation-indicating elements to defect in the plurality of data objects the presence of a... Agent:

20140337308 - Method and system for displaying content relating to a subject matter of a displayed media program: Disclosed is a system and method for analyzing, by a server computer, closed captioning text associated with a media program being experienced by a user having a client device. The server computer obtains, based on the analyzing, a subject matter of a portion of the media program from the closed... Agent:

20140337309 - Multi-dimensional query expansion employing semantics and usage statistics: Embodiments relate to systems and methods employing personalized query expansion to suggest measures and dimensions allowing iterative building of consistent queries over a data warehouse. Embodiments may leverage one or more of: semantics defined in multi-dimensional domain models, user profiles defining preferences, and collaborative usage statistics derived from existing repositories... Agent: Sap Ag

20140337310 - Facilitating video search: A method of facilitating video search is disclosed. A video on or linked to by a display page is located. A video search index entry associated with the video is generated, at least in part, using an additional information data, retrieved at least in part programmatically from a location other... Agent: Casttv Inc.

20140337311 - Method and system for processing queries initiated by users of mobile devices: In one embodiment, a method for processing queries initiated by users of mobile devices includes receiving an incoming message containing a query initiated by a user of a mobile device, and extracting the query from the received message. The message further includes obtaining a result of the query and creating... Agent:

20140337312 - Traffic driver for suggesting stores: A system and method for providing a suggested store at or through which to purchase a product or service. When a user enters a query for a product or service into a user interface, the system may use the query as a search argument to search files to find one... Agent:

20140337313 - Executing database queries using multiple processors: A system and a method are disclosed for efficiently executing database queries using a computing device that includes a central processing unit (CPU) and a processing unit based on single instruction multiple thread (SIMT) architecture, for example, a GPU. A query engine determines a target processing unit to execute a... Agent: Mellmo Inc.

20140337314 - Hash join using collaborative parallel filtering in intelligent storage with offloaded bloom filters: Processing resources at a storage system for a database server are utilized to perform aspects of a join operation that would conventionally be performed by the database server. When requesting a range of data units from a storage system, the database server includes join metadata describing aspects of the join... Agent:

20140337315 - Method and system for storing, organizing and processing data in a relational database: A system and method of processing a data query in a data processing system is provided. The data in the data processing system includes a plurality of individual data elements. The data elements are grouped and stored in at least one data unit. The information about the at least one... Agent:

20140337317 - Approximate privacy indexing for search queries on online social networks: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving from a first user of an online social network a search query, searching data stores to identify objects that match the search query, where identifying the objects is also based in part on the privacy setting for each object, determining for each identified... Agent:

20140337325 - Digital catalogue raisonnÉ platform: A content management system for creating a digital catalogue raisonné includes at least one computer, a public user interface, a private catalogue raisonné manager, and a private user interface. The private catalogue raisonné manager is configured to instruct at least one object-oriented database to store first digital data for at... Agent:

20140337316 - Informative communication history: An approach for retrieving and storing telephone numbers along with related contextual information associated with inbound/outbound communications to/from a device. The approach includes a method that includes combining, by at least one processing device, identification information of an entity and a related communication mechanism used to initiate a communication to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337323 - Methods and computing systems for generating and operating a searchable consumer market research knowledge repository: Methods and computing systems for generating and operating a searchable consumer market research (CMR) knowledge repository are provided. In one example, a method for generating a searchable CMR knowledge repository includes: (i) obtaining CMR data associated with one or more CMR studies; (ii) classifying the CMR data as at least... Agent:

20140337321 - Methods and systems for aggregating and presenting large data sets: The current document is directed to methods and systems that aggregate data from multiple sources and that organize and efficiently present data obtained from the data sources to a user on a user, or client, device. In certain implementations, a client-side application communicates with one or more servers of a... Agent: Vulcan Technologies LLC

20140337322 - Reproduction of file series: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for managing a series of files. A series of files may be grouped and a reproduction progress of a most recently reproduced file may be tracked. The next serial file in the series is reproduced, when the reproduction progress of the most recently... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140337319 - Smart phone application for retrieving and displaying vehicle history report information: A system and method for utilizing a hand held electronic device, such as a smart phone to retrieve and display information related to the vehicle history of a vehicle. In particular, the smart phone may be used to take a picture of the vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) and upload... Agent: Innova Electronics, Inc.

20140337318 - Systems and methods for generating issue networks: Systems and methods for generating issue networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of generating an issue network from a document corpus includes searching, using a computer, the document corpus for a set of documents discussing a starting issue, wherein the starting issue is one of a plurality... Agent: Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.

20140337320 - Systems and methods of data analytics: Systems and methods of data analytics, which in various embodiments enable business analysts to apply certain machine learning and analytics algorithms in a self-service manner by binding them to generic business questions that they can be used to answer in particular domains. The general approach may be to define the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20140337326 - Topical mapping: A topic map is generated and retrieved in response to website searches. Metadata in a webpage is extracted and associated with a topic of the webpage. The topic map reflects different subject topics in one or more webpages.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20140337324 - Visualizing digital images on a map: A computer based, digital image management system that visually presents an entire archive in a manner that facilitates easy, non-textual, searching for specific images. In one embodiment, the system includes two elements: a file management methodology and a graphical user interface. The file management method utilizes reference files that contain... Agent: Google Inc.

20140337330 - Method, system, and apparatus for arranging content search results: Content search involves receiving a user-formulated search query via a user device. The search query is submitted to two or more search domains. The search domains represent separate data repositories accessible via the user device. Results objects are received from the two or more search domains in response to the... Agent:

20140337329 - Providing answers to questions using multiple models to score candidate answers: A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an input query; conducting a search to identify candidate answers to the input query, and producing a plurality of scores for each of the candidate answers. For each of the candidate... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337327 - Supporting enhanced content searches in an online content-management system: The disclosed embodiments relate to techniques for supporting enhanced content-item searches in an online content-management system. These techniques generally operate by gathering information that is available in the online content-management system (such as how often each content item has been updated, how many users have accessed the content item, and... Agent: Dropbox, Inc.

20140337328 - System and method for retrieving and presenting concept centric information in social media networks: The embodiments herein provide a system and method for retrieving and presenting concept centric information in social media network that allows a user to search, read, express, and debate on opinions on a particular concept. The system comprises an input module for receiving an input query, a visualization module for... Agent: Veooz Labs Private Limited

20140337331 - Methods and systems for discovery of linkage points between data sources: Data records are linked across a plurality of datasets. Each dataset contains at least one data record, and each data record is associated with an entity and includes one or more attributes of that entity and a value for each attribute. Values associated with attributes are compared across datasets, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337332 - Search and search optimization using a pattern of a location identifier: Systems and methods for search and search optimization using a pattern in a location identifier is disclosed. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, which may be implemented on a system, of search and search optimization. The method includes, detecting a set of location identifiers that... Agent:

20140337333 - System and method of providing customized hair care information: A system and method of providing customized hair care information including the step of gathering data on an individual's hair. The system and method includes the step of creating, within a computerized system, an account. The system and method includes storing the gathered data in association with the account in... Agent:

20140337334 - Altering relevancy of a document and/or a search query: Various embodiments provide for altering relevancy of a document by adding (e.g., to an index associated with the document) one or more term relationships (which may result, for example, in adding one or more non-obvious terms). Other embodiments provide for altering relevancy of a search query by adding to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337336 - Method, system, and apparatus for enterprise wide storage and retrieval of large amounts of data: A scalable network of mobile data storage containers that are connected in peer-to-peer networks to archive large data storage capacities. The various embodiments provide a method of extracting a large amount of data from a variety of sources and storing the extracted data in mobile, storage units. The various embodiments... Agent: Yottastor, LLC

20140337337 - Similarity score lookup and representation: Facilitating information retrieval and improving similarity score computations among objects, via a compactor component that interacts with a layered memory structure. Data structures (e.g., tuples) that are associated with objects can be compacted into a condensed format, via employing a layered memory structure. The system further includes a sorting component... Agent:

20140337335 - Video link discovery in a video-link aggregation system: Methods and systems for presentation of content through an interface to provide personalized video feeds to a user. A selective feed is generated by combining a first service feed and a second service feed. Additional feed items are generated by searching content objects for additional links to videos.... Agent: FrequencyIPHoldings, LLC.

20140337341 - Auto-tagging in geo-social networking system: In one embodiment, a social networking system automatically tags one or more users to an image file by creating a list of potential matches, and selecting a subset of potential matches based on location, asking a first user to confirm the subset of potential matches, and tagging one or more... Agent:

20140337339 - Creating and organizing events in an activity stream: A system and method for creating and organizing events includes an activity stream application that captures, searches and collaborates on one or more events. The events include unstructured data comprising text, digital ink, an audio clip and an image. The activity stream application receives user input and generates a new... Agent: Google Inc.

20140337342 - Data management device, data management method, data management program, and information processing device: A data management device includes a first storage unit configured to store data; a second storage unit configured to store data, to which access is possible at a high speed compared to the first storage unit; and a processor configured to execute a process including reading, from the first storage... Agent:

20140337338 - Efficient multi-tenant spatial and relational indexing: Methods, computer systems, and computer-storage media are provided for increasing the efficiency of a multi-tenant geospatial data index. Efficiency is increased by using a multi-tenant model for storing and serving the data, processing raw geospatial data received from tenants into a runtime-optimized format, and by partitioning tenant geospatial data into... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140337343 - Method, computer program and computer for detecting communities in social media: The present invention provides at least a method includes: extracting a plurality of partial communities from a plurality of users, based on the relationships of companion messages; computing a first degree of similarity for showing the similarity of the companion partial communities, based on the relationship of a user belonging... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337340 - Methods and systems for on-device social grouping: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for social grouping are provided to perform social grouping of a user's contacts based on the user's interactions with the contacts. A set of attributes associated with interactions between a user and a set of contacts may be determined by a first device. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140337347 - Cluster method and apparatus based on user interest: A cluster method and apparatus based on user interest are provided in the present invention. The method includes: receiving pre-determined basic attribute data of a user; calculating a distance between the basic attribute data and a cluster center point, based on the cluster point of the basic attribute data related... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20140337346 - Event-related media management system: An event-related media management system contextualizes media content. The event-related media management system associates media content with contextual event-related data to associate the media content with the events and information about the events. The contextual event-related data can then be used to provide access to the media content, such as... Agent:

20140337344 - Method for computerized grouping contact list, electronic device using the same and computer program product: A method for computerized grouping contacts, an electronic device using the same and a computer program product are provided. The method for computerized grouping the contacts includes the following steps. At least one image is provided. Contacts are determined in the image. An interpersonal relation information is updated according to... Agent: Htc Corporation

20140337345 - System for processing data received from various data sources: Techniques are provided for processing and categorizing data received from data sources. The processing and categorizing of the received data comprises: determining whether the digital data can be associated with one or more categories by determining whether a first match between one or more image characteristics of the one or... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20140337349 - Electronic device and document classification method: In a document classification method being executed by a processor of an electronic device, documents to be classified and categorical descriptions of the documents are received. Each document is classified into one or more categories according to a similarity between the document and each category specified in the categorical descriptions.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140337351 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing program, and recording medium: A category highly relevant to a keyword combination including a plurality of keywords is extracted. An information processing apparatus extracts a category where the number of times when the category is specified as a search condition along with a first keyword is greater than or equal to a first threshold... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.

20140337350 - Matrix viewing: Disclosed are various embodiments of systems, methods and computer readable mediums for matrix viewing. In one embodiment, among others, a system comprises at least one computing device and an application executable in the at least one computing device. The application comprises logic that searches and gathers a plurality of item... Agent:

20140337352 - Single device with multiple personas: A single device that receives communications, resources, data, and/or other information intended for a user having multiple contact addresses is provided. The single device can receive various information intended for multiple telephone numbers, email aliases, screen names, aliases, other means of contact, or combinations thereof. The device can selectively forward... Agent:

20140337348 - User preferences based on categories of images: Methods and systems receive an image-processing request relating to user images from a user. Such methods and systems classify the user images into user-request image-element categories. Such methods and systems also retrieve previously stored user-specific preferences for the user-request image-element categories from a computer storage, when the previously stored user-specific... Agent:

20140337353 - Bio data filter interpretation apparatus: A therapeutic optimization platform is described that encompasses a bio data filter interpretation apparatus for the purpose of selecting, validating and optimizing digital health content by way of linking the clinician and patient with meaningful medical data.... Agent:

20140337354 - Indexing preview: Embodiments are directed towards previewing results generated from indexing data raw data before the corresponding index data is added to an index store. Raw data may be received from a preview data source. After an initial set of configuration information may be established, the preview data may be submitted to... Agent:

20140337355 - Indexed natural language processing: A method and computer program product for implementing indexed natural language processing are disclosed. Source document features including but not limited to terms, punctuation, parts-of-speech, phrases (including the syntactic types of the phrases), dependent clauses (including the syntactic types of the dependent clauses), independent clauses (including the syntactic types of... Agent: Gnoetics, Inc.

20140337357 - Document tagging and retrieval using per-subject dictionaries including subject-determining-power scores for entries: Techniques for managing big data include tagging of documents and subsequent retrieval using per-subject dictionaries having entries with subject-determining-power scores. The subject-determining-power scores provide an indication of the descriptive power of the term with respect to the subject of the dictionary containing the term. The same term may have entries... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337360 - Dynamic storage blocks tiering: Storage management for database access, in which selected data blocks are associated with particular business operations, and in which those data blocks are disposed in response to an assessment of which of those business operations are more important, more urgent, or have a greater need to be reliable. This has... Agent:

20140337356 - Identifying communities within a social network based on information propagation data: Methods and systems for identifying communities based on information propagation data are described. One of the methods includes receiving a social graph, which includes nodes and relationships between the nodes. The method further includes receiving a number of the communities to find within the social graph, receiving data regarding propagation... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20140337358 - Inferring entity attribute values: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media are provided for inferring missing or ambiguous attribute values for entities based on partial information about such entities and/or information about other similar entities as extracted from multiple information sources for generating Web ranking signals for online search. A plurality of heterogeneous input data... Agent:

20140337359 - Systems and methods for estimation and application of causal peer influence effects: The present disclosure describes systems and methods for quantifying causal peer influence within a social network for improved business intelligence. Influencers of a group, or individuals with a greater amount of influence on the group, may be identified and their amount of influence on the group or a subset of... Agent:

20140337362 - Merging of sorted lists using array pair: The formulation of a merged sorted list from multiple input sorted lists in multiple phases using an array pair. Initially, the first array is contiguously populated with the input sorted lists. In the first phase, the first and second input sorted lists are merged into a first intermediary merged list... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140337361 - User-specific feed generation system: Techniques are disclosed for generating a web-based user content feed given a set of sort and filter criteria. Upon receiving such criteria from a client web browser application, a feed server merges a first feed object and a second feed object having subsets of metadata deriving from a feed item... Agent: Piazza Technologies, Inc.

20140337363 - Subsegmenting for efficient storage, resemblance determination, and transmission: Transmitting or storing subsegments is disclosed. A data stream or a data block is received and broken into a plurality of segments. For at least one segment, the segment is broken into a plurality of subsegments. A previously stored or transmitted segment similar to the at least one segment is... Agent: Data Domain, Inc.

20140337364 - Comparing database performance without benchmark workloads: Database operation records are sequentially read from two or more log files. If the transaction identifier is new and the record is not an end-of-transaction record, an open transactions list entry is created. If the transaction identifier is new and the record is an end-of-transaction record, a transaction type list... Agent:

20140337368 - Duplicate content search: A system may store information regarding a set of items of content, receive sample content from a user, determine whether the sample content matches content of one or more of the items of content, and notify the user whether the sample content matches one or more of the items of... Agent:

20140337367 - Forensic system, forensic method, and forensic program: Embodiments of the inventive concept can extract digital document information related with a specific individual to achieve a work load reduction associated with evidentiary material preparation for litigation. A specific individual is selected from at least one individual included in user information. Only digital document information which was accessed by... Agent:

20140337366 - Genealogical research logging system and method: In one example, a method for collecting, organizing and processing genealogical research is provided that includes performing various processes at and/or by way of a client device, including, defining an objective and a search, and requesting association of the search with the objective. The example method also includes defining search... Agent: Researchties, LLC

20140337369 - Method and apparatus for comparing current activity data to captured reference activity data: An apparatus includes a communication interface for receiving reference activity data items, current activity data, and current environmental data; at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code; wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one... Agent:

20140337365 - Method for identifying network similarity by matching neighborhood topology: A similarity measure is computed between nodes of first and second networks. Sets of pairwise scores are computed to find nodes in the individual networks that are good matches to one another. A pairwise score is computed for a node i in the first network and a node j in... Agent:

20140337370 - Method of and system for real time feedback in an incremental speech input interface: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for selecting and presenting content items based on user input. The method includes receiving first input intended to identify a desired content item among content items associated with metadata, determining that an input portion has an importance measure exceeding a threshold, and providing... Agent: Veveo, Inc.

20140337371 - Filtering suggested structured queries on online social networks: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph comprising a plurality of nodes and a plurality of edges connecting the nodes, receiving from a user an unstructured text query, generating a set of structured queries based on the text query, calculating a quality score based on the text... Agent:

20140337372 - Method of providing program using semantic mashup technology: A method of providing a program is provided. The method includes: receiving a query of a user; semantically analyzing the query of the user; determining an intent of the user using an intent graph; recommending at least one service based on the determined intent; mashing up a selected at least... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140337375 - Data search and storage with hash table-based data structures: Provided are computer devices and methods for improved data storage, indexing and search. The methods entail the use of hash tables incorporated into nodes of search trees so as to increase the capacity of the nodes and reduce the size of the tree; hence reducing the time to identify a... Agent: Exeray Inc.

20140337376 - History-based tracking of user preference settings: A process is disclosed for using the existing Universal Resource Identifier (URI) history feature of browsers to maintain user preference settings, or other state information, used by one or more web sites or other systems. In one embodiment, when a user makes a particular preference selection on a web site,... Agent: Aol, Inc.

20140337374 - Locating and sharing audio/visual content: A system and method are provided for locating and sharing audio/visual content. The method includes receiving a text-based search request for audio/visual content and searching a storage based on the text-based search request. A list of audio/visual content that is determined to be relevant to the text-based search request is... Agent: Bhg Ventures, LLC

20140337373 - System for managing graph queries on relationships among entities using graph index: Systems and processes for managing graph queries on navigational relationships of database entities are described. A graph index may be used to store a class of navigational relationships to expand query capabilities and improve query efficiency of a traditional relational database. Entity relationships stored in the graph index may be... Agent:

20140337379 - Distributed multi-system management: Methods, systems and computer program products for operating a plurality of nodes within a network are provided. Using a monitoring node, a subgroup of the plurality of nodes is monitored, the subgroup including the monitoring node and a non-monitoring node. The non-monitoring node is configured to not manage a distributed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337377 - Managing support team inquiries: Resolving a query received by a support team comprising a plurality of members includes inferring current activities in which the plurality of members are involved and forwarding the query to a subset of the plurality of members based on how assignment of the query is expected to affect the current... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337378 - Movable cloud server and cloud system and method for quickly reading data: A movable server is provided. The movable server can include a storage unit to store information database, a searching module to search the information database according to a search request containing search criteria transmitted from a terminal and determine whether there is data in the information database matching the search... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140337380 - Expert locator based on user polling: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for locating experts is provided. The method includes receiving a first query from a first user requesting the identity of persons having desired skills. The names of persons in a database having the desired skills are then identified. A second... Agent:

20140337381 - Method and system for capturing and exploiting user intent in a conversational interaction based information retrieval system: Systems and methods are disclosed for processing a search request received from a user. A method includes providing access to content items associated with metadata. The method includes providing information about at least one search previously performed for a user, and providing access to information describing relationships between at least... Agent: Veveo, Inc.

20140337382 - System and method for remote data harmonization: In an example embodiment, a demand signal management system is configured to coordinate data harmonization among a plurality of entities. The demand signal management system may obtain unharmonized data through third party entities. Global records based on internal master records and taxonomy information may be distributed to the entities. In... Agent: Sap Ag

20140337383 - Partial match derivation using text analysis: A natural language processing system and method resolves partial matches when a natural language input query does not fully specify an entity. The input query is tokenized into a set of query tokens, which are compared to contents of a searchable index, the contents representing entities, each of which is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337384 - Modeled authorization check implemented with ui framework: Access by a user to a database layer, is governed by modeled authorization checking implemented with authorization objects present in an overlying application layer. At design time, the authorization checking is modeled as part of an existing user interface (UI) model, which may conform to a Model, View, and Control... Agent: Sap Ag

20140337385 - Managing file usage: Embodiments of a system and method are disclosed concerning the management of file usage. The method of controlling file access may manage a file with a target ID that has a sender and a recipient. The method may also establish a priority level key associated with the file. The priority... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140337386 - Internal folder sharing: A method and system of sharing a folder in a file system between an owner and a grantee is provided. An indication of a folder to share with a grantee may be received from the owner. The folder to share may be a subfolder within a parent folder, the parent... Agent: Intermedia.net, Inc.

20140337387 - Content search mechanism that uses a deterministic finite automata (dfa) graph, a dfa state machine, and a walker process: An improved content search mechanism uses a graph that includes intelligent nodes avoids the overhead of post processing and improves the overall performance of a content processing application. An intelligent node is similar to a node in a DFA graph but includes a command. The command in the intelligent node... Agent:

20140337388 - Enhanced data container with extensible characteristics and a system and method of processing and communication of same: A variety of tools and techniques are disclosed for creating and managing an enhanced data container. The enhanced data container is comprised of extensible characteristics that when processed interact with a variety of computing devices and computing device components. The enhanced data container is communicated to a variety of computing... Agent:

20140337389 - System, method, and computer program product for scheduling tasks associated with continuation thread blocks: A system, method, and computer program product for scheduling tasks associated with continuation thread blocks. The method includes the steps of generating a first task metadata data structure in a memory, generating a second task metadata data structure in the memory, executing a first task corresponding to the first task... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140337390 - Space-time-node engine signal structure: Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed that may be implemented using one or more computing devices or platforms to facilitate or otherwise support one or more processes or operations associated with a space-time-node engine signal structure.... Agent: Space-time Insight

20140337392 - Flexible partitioning of data: Disclosed are various embodiments of a flexible application-level partitioning scheme for data storage components. A data store is accessible by one or more computing devices and includes multiple partitions. One of the partitions is identified by mapping a key value of a data item to one of the partitions according... Agent:

20140337391 - Method and system for data plane abstraction to enable a network storage platform ecosystem: A method for network storage by receiving, by a storage compiler, a first storage definition from a storage application developer, where the first storage definition describes a customized storage implementation for storing data in an abstraction of at least one physical storage device, compiling the first storage definition to generate... Agent: Plumgrid, Inc.

20140337393 - Transaction ordering: Nodes of a database service may receive a read request to perform a read of a record stored by the database service and a transaction request to perform a transaction to the record. First and second indications of time may be associated with the read and transaction, respectively. A potential... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140337394 - Dispersed storage with partial data object storage and methods for use therewith: A first section of the data object is received that contains less than a full amount of the data object. A processing module of a distributed storage (DS) processing unit determines that communication of the data object has been interrupted and whether to store the first section of the data... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

  
11/06/2014 > 111 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories.

20140330766 - Positions and interests map: A method to search concrete positions based on abstract interests or vice versa is disclosed. Based on user's initial inputs of interests to positions mapping (PI Map), this method extends the map further with other users' similar one. Weights are associated to each interest to position connection in the map... Agent:

20140330767 - Scalable distributed transaction processing system: Transactional data accesses are performed in a data storage system, where the data storage system is configured to store a plurality of data objects identified by respective key values. A request is received to modify the value of a particular data object. The request specifies a modified object value and... Agent:

20140330770 - Context-aware implicit and explicit search: A computer-implemented method for searching data of an online service and a corresponding online system are described, wherein the method comprises receiving a search query originating from a client device operated by a user, accessing at least one data cloud provided by the online service, performing a search on a... Agent:

20140330768 - Incrementally updated sample tables: An example apparatus may include a processor and a memory device including computer program code. The memory device and the computer program code may be for, with the processor, causing the apparatus to delete, in a sample table, rows corresponding to a predicate, wherein rows in the sample table are... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140330774 - Information searching method and system: Examples of the present disclosure may provide an information searching method and system. A searching request comprising searching key information may be received. General data comprising the searching key information may be obtained from a general data resource database. Associated data associated with the searching key information may be obtained... Agent:

20140330771 - Methods and systems for providing a document: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hoisted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of... Agent: Google Inc.

20140330769 - Predictive 411: A system predicts the intent of a user and proactively offers to perform a query that satisfies that intent. Upon the user's acceptance of the offer, the system begins a search for related information. The system examines such factors as search terms typed or spoken by said user, historical attributes... Agent: 24/7 Customer, Inc.

20140330772 - Providing enhanced business listings with structured lists to multiple search providers from a source system: A source server receives listing identification data for transmission of an enhanced listing comprising enhanced content to a plurality of provider servers. For each provider server of the plurality of provider servers, the source server transmits to the provider server the listing identification data. When the source server determines that... Agent:

20140330773 - Smart survey with progressive discovery: Aspects of the invention collect data or information from a dynamic and adaptive target group selection. Sets of experts are selected. Responses to a survey are used to expand the set of experts by adding experts noted in answer referrals. The survey is updated by removing satisfied questions, and expert... Agent:

20140330777 - Apparatus and method for synchronizing data: An apparatus for synchronizing data in a terminal is provided. The apparatus includes a memory including an integrated Database (DB) that stores data of each of a plurality of DBs and a new integrated Identifier (ID) obtained by changing a local ID of the data; and a controller configured to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140330775 - Comparing markup language files: Processing markup language files can include pre-processing an original file and a new file, wherein the original file and the new file are markup language files. Pre-processing includes removing tags from the original file and the new file resulting in a pure text version of the original file and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330776 - Importing content items: Content items stored on a client device can be imported to a content management system. The client device can be configured to search on the client device for specified file extensions to identify content items to be imported. The search can be of the entire memory, or alternatively, locations known... Agent: Dropbox, Inc.

20140330779 - Accelerated data integrity through broker orchestrated peer-to-peer data synchronization: A method includes receiving a notification from a first device that a data record has been changed on the first device, and receiving a notification from a second device of an intent to change the data record on the second device. The method also includes instructing the second device to... Agent: Kony Solutions, Inc.

20140330778 - System and method for asynchronous use of a network-based file system: A system and method for utilizing a network-based file system from a client terminal. In examples described herein, an input command is processed on a client terminal for use of the network-based file system. A task is initiated in response to the input command. The performance of the task includes... Agent:

20140330780 - Universal delta data load: Described herein is a technology for facilitating delta data load. In some implementations, history tables corresponding to physical tables in a data source are provided in a database layer. The database layer includes change list tables corresponding to the history tables and a physical data model based on one or... Agent: Sap Ag

20140330781 - Parallel filesystem traversal for transparent mirroring of directories and files: A system and method for parallel file system traversal using multiple job executors is disclosed. The system includes a pool of job executors, a job queue, and a trigger tracker. An object, representative of a node in the filesystem, is added (i.e., pushed) to the job queue for processing by... Agent:

20140330782 - Replication of content to one or more servers: An approach is provided to automatically replicate content to certain servers in a networking environment based on, amongst other metrics, location of third parties accessing information in a social networking environment. The approach includes obtaining content from a user within a networked environment and analyzing information of one or more... Agent:

20140330783 - Method and system for stateful recovery and self-healing: The ability to perform non-destructive editing of files and models requires the generation and persistence of input deltas that capture changes that are made to a base starting point. Reconstitution of saved state may be achieved through the application of deltas. This capability is useful for failover remediation in client/server... Agent:

20140330784 - Methods and apparatus for controlling snapshot exports: Methods, apparatus, and computer-accessible storage media for controlling export of snapshots to external networks in service provider environments. Methods are described that may be used to prevent customers of a service provider from downloading snapshots of volumes, such as boot images created by the service provider or provided by third... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140330785 - Highly available search index with storage node addition and removal: A redundant array of independent nodes are networked together. Each node executes an instance of an application that provides object-based storage. The nodes are grouped into systems each having multiple nodes. A search index is provided in each system for locating objects within the system. A method of managing the... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation

20140330786 - Computer-implemented methods and systems for revision control of integrated circuit layout recipe files: Computer-implemented methods and systems for providing revision control of integrated circuit device layout recipe files are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a computer-implemented method for providing revision control of integrated circuit device layout recipe files includes storing recipe configuration files and recipe library files. Further, the method provides a user... Agent: Global Foundries, Inc.

20140330787 - Namespace mirroring in an expandable storage volume: Technology for maintaining a backup of namespace metadata of an expandable storage volume is disclosed. In various embodiments, the expandable storage volume backs up metadata of a namespace constituent volume of the expandable storage volume into a namespace mirror volume. The namespace constituent volume is responsible for storing the metadata... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20140330788 - Structurally-embedded construction, design, and maintenance record data management system and related method: A novel structurally-embedded construction, design, and maintenance record data management system and a related method of operation provide immediate and on-the-property access to construction, design, and maintenance records that are electronically stored and updated in an electronic archive of the structurally-embedded construction, design, and maintenance record data management system. An... Agent:

20140330789 - Rule-based archival maintenance: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for rule-based maintenance of an archive. In some embodiments, a system is provided that includes: a computing platform including a processor and a storage device, a database comprising rules relating to maintenance of information stored in an archive,... Agent:

20140330790 - Method and system for archiving and retrieving bibliography information and reference material: A method and system for using a communications network such as the Internet to archive and retrieve bibliography information and reference material cited in a manuscript includes a first communications device connected to the Internet for an author of a manuscript to use. The author uses the first communications device... Agent:

20140330791 - Performance and quality optimized architecture for cloud applications: A data validation procedure may be propagated to a server machine and to a client machine to perform the same data checking in the respective machines. The data validation procedure may be converted and expressed in a specification language that is suitable for the server machine. Likewise, the data validation... Agent: Sap Ag

20140330792 - Application of text analytics to determine provenance of an object: A computer identifies a first source of information that includes unstructured text and one or more keywords associated with an object. The computer retrieves the unstructured text included in the first source. The computer identifies provenance information of the object that is included in one or more segments of the... Agent: International Business Machiness Corporation

20140330793 - Capacity forecasting for a deduplicating storage system: A system for managing a storage system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive storage system information from a deduplicating storage system. The processor is further configured to determine a capacity forecast based at least in part on the storage system information. The processor is... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140330795 - Optimizing restoration of deduplicated data: A computer identifies a plurality of data retrieval requests that may be serviced using a plurality of unique data chunks. The computer services the data retrieval requests by utilizing at least one of the unique data chunks. At least one of the unique data chunks is utilized for servicing two... Agent:

20140330794 - System and method for content scoring: The various implementations of the present invention are provided as a computer-based system for content scoring. Content from a variety of source feeds may be considered for inclusion in an aggregated feed, based on the content of the source feed. The content of the source feed may be “scored” according... Agent: Parlant Technology, Inc.

20140330796 - Compressed pointers for cell structures: A system and method are provided for representing pointers. An encoding type for a pointer structure referenced by a first cell of a data structure is determined. A first field of the pointer structure is encoded to indicate the encoding type. Further, a second field of the pointer structure is... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140330797 - Segment deduplication system with compression of segments: A system for storing compressed data comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive a compressed segment. The compressed segment is determined by breaking a data stream, a data block, or a data file into one or more segments and compressing each of the one or... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140330798 - Vdi file transfer method and apparatus: The present disclosure provides a virtual desktop infrastructure VDI file transfer method, which relates to the communications field and can improve compressibility in a VDI file transfer process. The method includes receiving VDI messages, where the VDI messages at least include a VDI file transfer message, separating the VDI file... Agent:

20140330799 - Automating generation of messages in accordance with a standard: Arrangements described herein relate to automating generation of maps containing message formats and semantic validation rules. First unstructured data defining message formats for messages that conform to a particular standard and second unstructured data defining semantic validation rules to be applied to validate the messages can be scanned. First structured... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330800 - Method and system for electronic file lifecycle management: A method and system for managing a file lifecycle is disclosed. The method incorporates a virtual file cabinet having virtual drawers. Files are moved from drawer to drawer throughout their lifecycle in accordance with policies associated with each drawer. The files are moved automatically and as such, a file's lifecycle... Agent: Kom Networks Inc.

20140330801 - Lock-free creation of hash tables in parallel: A hash table is created in parallel without requiring a lock or random accesses to memory. The hash table of a database system is logically partitioned and a separate thread is assigned to each partition of the hash table. As many separate threads as can fit their corresponding hash table... Agent:

20140330802 - Metadata structures and related locking techniques to improve performance and scalability in a cluster file system: Metadata structures and related locking techniques to improve performance and scalability in a cluster file system are disclosed. In one implementation, a method includes receiving, by a server, a request for a first file, retrieving, by the server, the first file and metadata for a second file that is related... Agent:

20140330804 - Automatic suggestion for query-rewrite rules: Embodiments of the invention relate to automatically suggesting query-rewrite rules. One embodiment includes providing a missing search result for a query. A collection of semantically coherent rewrite rules are generated based on the missing search result. Generating the missing search result includes: selecting candidates including subsequences of the query and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330806 - Data traffic amount prompting method and apparatus: A data traffic amount prompting method performed at a server is provided, in which a search result, including at least one target web page address, generated by a search engine in response to a search request from a client device is captured, a data traffic amount corresponding to each target... Agent:

20140330803 - Method and component for classifying resources of a database: A method of retrieving information comprises providing a query to a search engine and retrieving from the search engine a resource set, comprising at least one image matching the query. A representation of the resource set and a representation of a set comprising at least one condition are displayed via... Agent: Kble Ltd

20140330805 - Rich content for no-results search page: Architecture that inserts rich content into a no-results page returned from a search engine query. The rich content can be related to any topic selected (e.g., randomly) for insertion in the no-results page. The topic and content can be obtained from different sources, such as trending topics of social networks,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140330807 - Rule-based extendable query optimizer: A query is received which causes an initial data flow graph that includes a plurality of nodes that are used to execute the query is generated. Thereafter, the initial data flow graph is optimized using a model optimizer that includes an optimizer framework and an application programming interface (API). The... Agent:

20140330813 - Display apparatus and searching method: A display apparatus and a searching method are provided. The display apparatus includes: a receiver configured to receive a broadcasting signal; a display configured to display content of the received broadcasting signal; a communicator configured to transmit a first keyword and a content title and receive a first search result... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140330812 - Forensic system, forensic method, and forensic program: Embodiments of the inventive concept can extract digital document information related with a specific individual to achieve a work load reduction associated with evidentiary material preparation for litigation. Recorded digital information can be displayed and user-specifying information can be set for each of a plurality of document files. The user-specifying... Agent: Ubic, Inc.

20140330810 - Identifying search matches and altered search results: In embodiments of identifying search matches and altered search results, a query is received from a device application, and a data search is initiated based on the query that specifies search terms. A search result set of search result items is then received, and properties of a search result item... Agent:

20140330814 - Method, client of retrieving information and computer storage medium: This document publishes a method and an apparatus of retrieving information. In one embodiment, the method includes the following steps: receiving position information of interest points selected by a user in a panoramic image; extracting boundaries of a searching object in the panoramic image according to the position information; extracting... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20140330815 - Processing a system search request across disparate data collection systems: A search request received at a computer of a search support system is processed by analyzing the received search request to identify request parameters and connecting to a system index of the search support system that is referenced in the request parameters. An external result provider (ERP) process is initiated... Agent: Splunk Inc.

20140330816 - Query summary generation using row-column data storage: A data storage system (122) includes a column store (281) and a row store (282). The data storage system (122) may generate a query summary. The data storage system (122) determines query summary fields comprised of a subset of fields from a schema used to store data in the row... Agent:

20140330808 - Retrieving information using a graphical query: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system. In an embodiment, a computing device receives a connection between a first object and a second object, wherein the connection represents a query. The computing device, responsive to receiving the connection, executes the query of the connection... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330811 - Retrieving information using a graphical query: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system. In an embodiment, a computing device receives a connection between a first object and a second object, wherein the connection represents a query. The computing device, responsive to receiving the connection, executes the query of the connection... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330817 - Tape drive system server: A tape drive system server includes a non-volatile memory used as a cache memory for storing data files, at least part of the cache memory comprising a first region managed using a First In First Out policy management and a second region managed using a Least Recently Used policy management;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330809 - Using inverse operators for queries on online social networks: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph that includes a plurality of nodes and edges, receiving from a user a structured query comprising references to selected nodes and selected edges, parsing the structure query to identify a first query constraint and one or more second query constraints,... Agent:

20140330820 - Automatic identification of digital content related to a block of text, such as a blog entry: A system for identifying digital content related to a portion of a block of text receives, automatically or via input by a user, an indication of one or more words included in the block of text. The system searches a database of digital content based on the one or more... Agent: Getty Images, Inc.

20140330818 - Search intent for queries on online social networks: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph that includes a plurality of nodes and edges, receiving from a user a structured query comprising references to selected nodes and selected edges, generating search results corresponding to the structured query, determine a search intent based on the selected nodes... Agent:

20140330819 - Search query interactions on online social networks: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph that includes a plurality of nodes and edges, receiving from a user a structured query comprising references to selected nodes and selected edges, generating a query command based on the structured query based on the structured query comprising a first... Agent:

20140330821 - Recommending context based actions for data visualizations: A data visualization application recommends context based actions for data visualizations. The application displays a visualization of a dataset. In response to detecting a query request associated with the visualization, contextual information for the data is used to construct a query. The application submits the query to search services for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140330822 - Search with joint image-audio queries: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for processing joint image-audio queries. In one aspect, a method includes receiving, from a client device, a joint image-audio query including query image data and query audio data. Query image feature data is determined from the query... Agent:

20140330825 - Recommendation engine: Determining an item to present to a first user is disclosed. Preference information is received that comprises the preferences of a plurality of users associated with one or more items. User correlations are determined from the received preference information. For the first user, a set of other users most correlated... Agent:

20140330823 - Storing changes made toward a limit: A program identifier, a limit identifier, a minimum value, and an increment value are stored to limit data. The limit identifier identifies a first variable used by the program. In response to storing a data value to a second variable, the stored limit identifier is found and a determination is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330824 - System and method for storing and sharing images: An image sharing server provides several ways of sharing images between users. After a user contributes images to the image sharing server, the user can interact with the image sharing server to identify and tag people in the images, share the images with other users, and organize the images into... Agent:

20140330826 - Methods and systems for data reduction in cluster analysis in distributed data environments: Systems and methods for data reduction of a data set are included. A computing system may group data points in a data set into a number of data point bubbles represented by a number of representative points. A data point bubble may include a one or more data points from... Agent: Sas Institute Inc.

20140330827 - Methods and systems to operate on group-by sets with high cardinality: This disclosure describes methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for efficiently calculating group-by statistics. A data set that includes multiple entries is accessed. The multiple entries are grouped into group-by subsets which are formed on two or more group-by variables and which are subsets are subsets of the data set.... Agent: Sas Institute Inc.

20140330828 - System and method for signature-based unsupervised clustering of data elements: A method and system for signature-based unsupervised clustering of data elements. The method comprises receiving a plurality of clusters; generating a triangular matrix respective of the clusters; generating a signature for each of the clusters; generating a match score between each of two different clusters; storing the match score in... Agent: Cortica, Ltd.

20140330829 - Systems and methods for a cache-sensitive index using partial keys: Systems and methods are disclosed for a cache-sensitive index that uses fixed-size partial keys. The index may include a node comprising a child group pointer, a number of partial keys and a similar number of full-key pointers. The node may also include a record count. The nodes are organized into... Agent:

20140330830 - Method for unsupervised clustering of multimedia data using a large-scale matching system: A method and system for unsupervised clustering of multimedia content are provided. The method includes generating a plurality of clusters, each cluster containing at least a data element; generating for each of the plurality of clusters a corresponding signature; matching each of the signatures to all other signatures; determining a... Agent: Cortica, Ltd.

20140330833 - Device classification method, device classification system, and device: A device classification method that includes: receiving a first action performed on a first device in the device group, for classifying the first device as belonging to the coordinated operation group; setting, when the first action is received, each of one or more devices in the device group other than... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140330831 - Platform system: In the case of a web-based platform apparatus for collecting and editing information, which platform apparatus can be networked to a plurality of subscribers that can be identified by means of a tag, new editing options and information assessments are rendered possible in that the information on the platform is... Agent:

20140330832 - Universal idea capture and value creation apparatuses, methods and systems: The UNIVERSAL IDEA CAPTURE AND VALUE CREATION APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS (“UIC”) transform user idea input requests using UIC components into idea categorization and valuation inputs. In some implementations, the disclosure provides a processor-implemented method of transforming a user idea input request into an idea matching and trigger update message... Agent: My Ideal World, Inc.

20140330834 - Comparing markup language files: Processing markup language files can include pre-processing an original file and a new file, wherein the original file and the new file are markup language files. Pre-processing includes removing tags from the original file and the new file resulting in a pure text version of the original file and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330835 - Document order management via relaxed node indexing: An illustrative embodiment includes processing parse tree data. A parse tree data structure that is representative of a document object model (DOM) tree data structure is received. Concomitant to receiving the parse tree data structure, an assignment of index values for the DOM nodes consisting of distinct index values for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140330837 - Method, apparatus and system for pushing micro-blogs: A method for pushing micro-blogs is provided. The method is performed at micro-blog pushing server. In this method, a set of keywords is determined, each keyword is associated with at least one of micro-blogs received at a micro-blog receiving server, an index of the plurality of micro-blogs is created using... Agent:

20140330836 - Offline searching of encrypted content: The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for searching of encrypted content. Upon receiving a search request on an access device, the systems and methods of the present disclosure determine a requested content item type based on the search request and identify one or more responsive indices according... Agent: Thomson Reuters (markets) LLC

20140330838 - Content distribution: The distribution of content items, such as news items, is dependent in part upon the geographic relevance of the content item and the geographic community to which the target reader belongs. The geographic relevance of content items is determined and compared to a geographic profile for the reader at the... Agent: Rolonews Lp

20140330840 - Distributed cache for graph data: In one embodiment, a system includes a database; and a cache layer comprising one or more cache nodes, the one or more cache nodes operative to: maintain in a memory one or more data structures storing association information describing associations between nodes in a graph a plurality of distributed cache... Agent:

20140330839 - Systems and methods involving a multi-pass algorithm for high cardinality data: This disclosure describes methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for calculating a summary statistic. Calculating the summary statistic can be performed by identifying multiple subsets of a set of variable observations and assigning the subsets to grid-computing devices such that no two of the subsets are assigned to a same... Agent:

20140330843 - Method and apparatus for mining temporal pattern: An apparatus and a method for mining temporal pattern are provided. A method for mining temporal pattern includes generating a data pattern group comprising data patterns from sequential data, generating a candidate pattern group comprising candidate patterns from the data pattern group, calculating a support value for a candidate pattern... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140330844 - Method and apparatus for quality ranking of media: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises a processor configured to monitor a user's quality parameter preference to determine a quality parameter for a reference media, update the quality parameter of the reference media, and adapt the quality parameter of the reference media.... Agent:

20140330842 - Method for identifying relevant individuals by cross-searching social data streams: In providing a help service, a server: receives a help request from a help seeker; matches the help request to potential helpers using a scoring model; sends a list of potential helpers to the help seeker; receives selections of potential helpers; sends the help request to each selected potential helper;... Agent: Helparound Inc.

20140330841 - Method, system and apparatus for facilitating discovery of items sharing common attributes: In accordance with example embodiments, the present application discloses at least a method, a system and an apparatus apt to facilitate the browsing, the discovery, and the usage of items. In one embodiment, items share a plurality of common attributes and can be arranged and displayed according to degrees of... Agent:

20140330845 - Method for record linkage from multiple sources: Embodiments of methods for record linkage and comparing attributes are presented herein. Broadly speaking, embodiments of the present invention associate data records using distance measures and weights. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention generate a weight-based comparison of attributes. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention involve deduplication of... Agent:

20140330848 - Methods and apparatus for determining a mood profile associated with media data: In an embodiment, a method is provided for determining a mood profile of media data. In this method, mood is determined across multiple elements of mood for the media data to create a mood profile associated with the media data. In some embodiments, the mood profile is then used to... Agent:

20140330846 - Pharmaceutical/life science technology evalution and scoring: A method for evaluating and/or scoring pharmaceutical/life science technology is provided. The method includes importing data of a publication; transforming the data into a structured schema; ingesting the structured schema to determine a context of the data and draw associations between the data and a plurality of profiles; and generating... Agent: Dr/decision Resources, LLC

20140330847 - Relevancy-based domain classification: A domain classifier develops and maintains relevance data about specific domains based on historical relevance data and source context data. Such data may be used to classify the user's interest in attempting to visit a specific domain and thereby redirect the user to a website expected to be aligned with... Agent: Working Research, Inc.

20140330849 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent: Trend Micro Incorporated

20140330850 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent: Trend Micro Incorporated

20140330853 - Methods and apparatus for information organization and exchange: Methods and apparatus for information organization and exchange by providing a data store of interconnected items of information that together form an intent-driven taxonomy. This allows users to easily discover and exchange real-time items of information across applications.... Agent:

20140330852 - Multiple phase content ingest: Content ingest can comprise the storage of content and the logging of the descriptive and technical metadata necessary to identify and locate the content. The methods and systems provided herein relate to content ingest utilizing multiple phase processing to account for both standard and non-standard metadata.... Agent:

20140330851 - Platform and software framework for data intensive applications in the cloud: A system deploys visualization tools, business analytics software, and big data software in a multi-instance mode on a large, coherent shared memory many-core computing system. The single machine solution provides or high performance and scalability and may be implemented remotely as a large capacity server (i.e., in the cloud) or... Agent: Silicon Graphics International Corp.

20140330854 - Efficient matching of data: Technologies are disclosed for enabling users to comprehensively determine their exposures to media and to receive services based thereon. For example, an application can be executed on a computing device associated with a user. The application can continuously monitor audio data that the computing device is exposed to and can... Agent:

20140330856 - Fine-grained relational database access-control policy enforcement using reverse queries: A method of providing access control to a relational database accessible from a user interface is implemented at a policy enforcement point, which is located between the database and the user interface and includes the steps of: (i) intercepting a database query from a user; (ii) assigning attribute values on... Agent:

20140330855 - Modifying and searching metadata associated with electronic medical images: A method of searching electronic medical images according to one example embodiment includes receiving a search request for one or more electronic medical images. The received search request is modified to conform to a metadata system of an electronic database to be searched. The electronic database is searched for electronic... Agent:

20140330857 - Suggested search based on a content item: A note sharing system is presented with a content management system. Note sharing system manages creation and distribution of edits to notes to users sharing notes. Notes are stored as a series of edits at note sharing system. When an edit to a note is received, the edit is propagated... Agent: Dropbox, Inc.

20140330861 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent: Trend Micro Incorporated

20140330862 - Fast identification of complex strings in a data stream: A method for detecting and locating occurrence in a data stream of any complex string belonging to a predefined complex dictionary is disclosed. A complex string may comprise an arbitrary number of interleaving coherent strings and ambiguous strings. The method comprises a first process for transforming the complex dictionary into... Agent: Trend Micro Incorporated

20140330865 - Method and apparatus for providing address geo-coding: An approach is provided for providing address geo-coding that enhances query result quality while increasing the flexibility of textual query strings. A geo-coding platform determines a request for geo-coding information, wherein the request is from a client to at least one geo-coding knowledge base and specifies at least one textual... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140330863 - Method and system for providing enhanced business listings to multiple search providers from a single source: A source server receives listing identification data for transmission of an enhanced listing comprising enhanced content to a provider server. The source server searches the provider server for a matching listing based on the received listing identification data. When the source server determines that there is no matching listing on... Agent:

20140330864 - Method, system and computer readable medium for addressing handling from an operating system: A method, system and computer readable medium for information handling within an operating system, including providing a record retrieval program; providing an input device within a window or screen of the operating system and configured to enter an execute command which initiates a record retrieval from local and remote information... Agent:

20140330860 - Reminding method, terminal, cloud server, and system: A reminding method, a terminal, a cloud server, and a system are provided that relate to the field of mobile communications technologies and are capable of displaying reminder content to a user at proper time when the user is uncertain about a reminding time or reminding place, thereby improving user... Agent:

20140330859 - Systems and methods for information retrieval: Systems and Methods for information retrieval, comprising: receiving object-oriented data from multiple data sources; receiving a query from a query application that formulates the query and supplies the query to an information retrieval system; parsing the query into a graph of data nodes; processing the data nodes in the graph... Agent: Reflex Systems LLC

20140330858 - Systems and methods for processing geographic data: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for processing geographic data and identifying geographic locations. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided that is performed by one or more processors, the method comprising operations including receiving a query including an address, parsing the address into tokens, and sending the... Agent:

20140330866 - Systems and methods for parsing search queries: Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for parsing search queries. In accordance with some embodiments, search records including character strings are retrieved, and search query templates are generated comprising sequences of categories corresponding to character substrings of the character strings. Also, in accordance with some embodiments, search queries are parsed... Agent:

20140330867 - Software design pattern for adapting a graph database visualization software: An adapter retrieves graph data from one or more graph databases and adapts the data to be shown through a visualization tool. The adapter may be used to convert multiple formats of graph data into a format which is readable and useable by the visualization tool. The adapter module may... Agent: Silicon Graphics International Corp.

20140330868 - Trusted file indirection: Methods and systems for performing file transfers across different domains hosted by a virtualization server are described herein. A trusted domain (Dom 0) may indicate that one or more files, directories, and/or volumes are available to a second domain (guest domain) by updating share information stored in a key value... Agent:

20140330869 - Secure isolation of tenant resources in a multi-tenant storage system using a security gateway: Machines, systems and methods for handling a client request in a hierarchical multi-tenant data storage system, the method comprising processing a request in subtasks, wherein a subtask is executed with a minimal set of privileges associated with a specific subtenant; extracting a claimed n-level hierarchy of a tenant and sub-tenant... Agent:

20140330870 - System, method and computer program product for enabling access to a resource of a multi-tenant on-demand database service utilizing a token: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for enabling access to a resource of a multi-tenant on-demand database service utilizing a token. These mechanisms and methods for enabling access to a resource of a multi-tenant on-demand database service utilizing a token can be utilized to prevent identification... Agent:

20140330871 - Identifying common data objects representing solutions to a problem in different disciplines: An approach is provided for identifying a solution to a problem where the problem and solution are in different disciplines. First data elements in common between first and second ontologies are determined and second data elements in common between first and third ontologies are determined. Based on the number of... Agent:

20140330872 - Method and apparatus for managing file using thumbnail: A method and an electronic device for managing a file of a terminal by using thumbnails is disclosed. The method and electronic device include displaying thumbnails, each thumbnail representing at least one file stored in the electronic device, in response to a movement command, changing a display position of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140330873 - Method and system for deleting garbage files: A method and system that can completely delete garbage data in a distributed network system are provided. Because it is impossible to initially access a data server, data to delete is not deleted, and thus when a garbage file is generated, a generated garbage file can be completely deleted. In... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140330875 - Method and system for processing data files using distributed services: A method for processing data files, comprising: storing a data file and a template file in a file system, the template file containing a command identifier for a command for processing the data file, the template file being stored in a directory in a directory path of the data file,... Agent:

20140330876 - Method for storing content data of a content receiver in a portable storage device, and associated control device: A control device is designed to equip a content receiver having a first file system. This device is arranged, consecutively to a first coupling of a storage device, having a second file system incompatible with the first file system, on the content receiver, on the one hand, to instruct the... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20140330874 - Streaming content and placeholders: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to file system placeholders. In aspects, placeholders may be used by a client to represent remote file system objects. The placeholders may include metadata and may also include none, some, or all of the content of the represented remote file system objects.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

  
10/30/2014 > 164 patent applications in 62 patent subcategories.

20140324768 - Dynamic sourcing: Dynamic sourcing, in which a data request that is associated with a query is received and a parameter of data needed for satisfaction of the query is identified. Parameter information defining data available in at least one cube stored in a cache is accessed and the parameter is compared with... Agent:

20140324769 - Document driven methods of managing the content of databases that contain information relating to semiconductor manufacturing operations: One illustrative method disclosed herein includes storing a semiconductor manufacturing document in a document management system, wherein the semiconductor manufacturing document comprises semiconductor manufacturing data, and actuating an extractor tool to extract at least a portion of the semiconductor manufacturing data from the semiconductor manufacturing document and transfer the extracted... Agent: Globalfoundries Inc.

20140324770 - Data management system: In a general aspect, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, via an input interface of a notification platform, updated subscriber data; comparing, using a comparison module of the notification platform, the updated subscriber data with existing subscriber data stored in a subscriber database; and, based on the results of the comparing,... Agent:

20140324771 - Method of providing information about electronic media content and electronic device supporting the same: A method of providing information about electronic media content and an electronic device supporting the same are provided. The method includes setting a cycle in at least a piece of content forming the electronic media content, identifying current content of the electronic media content based on information about an address... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140324773 - Data synchronization method and system and data access apparatus: The present invention relates to data synchronization and discloses a method and a system for data synchronization and a relevant device. The method includes: in a process of database-level synchronization between a first database and a second database, sending a request for creating a transaction to the first database; when... Agent:

20140324772 - Systems and methods for performing data replication: Performing data management operations on replicated data in a computer network. Log entries are generated for data management operations of an application executing on a source system. Consistency point entries are used to indicate a time of a known good, or recoverable, state of the application. A destination system is... Agent:

20140324774 - Techniques for managing a data replication mode: A technique for managing a data replication mode between a primary storage device and a secondary storage device includes in response to a data replication state between the primary storage device and the secondary storage device satisfying a first predetermined condition, selecting at least one candidate logical unit from a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324775 - Low-bandwidth crowd-synchronization of playback information: A portable media player which broadcasts synchronization data, but not streaming media content, for a media file which is currently being played. The media players are programmed, user-selectably, to synchronize to other media players which are already playing a desirable track.... Agent:

20140324776 - File management with placeholders: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to file system placeholders. In aspects, placeholders may be used by a client to represent remote file system objects. The placeholders may include metadata and may also include none, some, or all of the content of the represented remote file system objects.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324777 - Searching and placeholders: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to file system placeholders. In aspects, placeholders may be used by a client to represent remote file system objects. The placeholders may include metadata, searchable text, and may also include none, some, or all of the content of the represented remote file... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324778 - Hierarchical coherency log for managing a distributed data storage system: A system and method for managing distributed coherent datasets using a hierarchical change log is provided. In some embodiments, a distributed storage system is provided that includes a primary storage device containing a primary dataset and a mirror storage device containing a mirror dataset. The mirror dataset includes a coherent... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20140324779 - Travel application for mobile devices: A travel application for a mobile device is described. The travel application can include an application database which resides on the mobile device and application code for processing instructions stored in the application database, such as instructions for creating pages of information output via the travel application on the mobile... Agent: Freerun Technologies, Inc.

20140324780 - Database copy to mass storage: Databases may be copied to a shadow database on amass storage device. The structure of the files containing the database, such as blocking information and a dump history, may be copied in whole to the mass storage device. The method may include creating a shadow database on a mass storage... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20140324781 - Input/output (i/o) procedure for database backup to mass storage: Databases may be backed up on a mass storage device. Storing the database backup on mass storage, rather than tape drive, allows operations, such as from a database manager, with large input/output to improve performance. A method of backing up a database to a mass storage device may include receiving,... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20140324782 - Applying write elision: A data portion is evicted from a buffer, where the evicted data portion is modified from a corresponding data portion in a persistent storage. Write elision is applied to suppress writing the evicted data portion to the persistent storage. Subsequent to applying the write elision and in response to reading... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140324783 - Process for electronic archiving of data objects and computer program product: The application relates to a method for the electronic archiving of data objects by means of a data processing device, wherein the method comprises the following steps: receipt of a hash value tuple comprising one or a plurality of hash values, wherein each hash value is assigned to a data... Agent: Airbus Deutschland Gmbh

20140324784 - Method and system for processing product properties: Saving database storage space includes receiving, using a processor, one or more properties associated with a newly released commodity input at a front-end server; determining whether the one or more properties of the newly released commodity match a standard property unit (SPU), wherein the SPU includes a plurality of properties... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited

20140324785 - Efficient read replicas: A database system may receive a write request that specifies a modification to be made to a particular data record stored by the database system. A log record representing the modification to be made to the particular data record may be sent to a storage service of the database system.... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140324787 - Analyzing large data sets to find deviation patterns: Operations, such as data processing operations, can be improved by applying clustering and statistical techniques to observed behaviors in the data processing operations.... Agent:

20140324786 - Anomaly detection in chain-of-custody information: A method includes receiving first vehicle log data related to modification of a first software part at a first vehicle. The method also includes receiving first ground log data of a first ground system. The first ground log data indicates first chain-of-custody information regarding the first software part. The method... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140324788 - Cleaner with browser monitoring: A cleaning application that can monitor one or more browser applications that are executed on a computer, and that can, for at least one browser application, clean at least one of one or more files or a registry associated with the at least one browser application is provided. The cleaning... Agent: Piriform Ltd.

20140324789 - Cleaner with computer monitoring: A cleaning application that can monitor one or more characteristics of a computer, and that can clean at least one of one or more files or a registry of the computer, is provided. The cleaning application can include a cleaning module. The cleaning module can monitor one or more characteristics... Agent: Piriform Ltd.

20140324795 - Data management: Methods and systems for data management are disclosed. With embodiments of the present disclosure, data files originating from the same source data can be de-duplicated. One such method comprises calculating one or more of a first characteristic value for first data in a first format, and one or more second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324797 - Displaying social networking system user information via a historical newsfeed: The invention provides a display interface in a social networking system that enables the presentation of information related to a user in a timeline or map view. The system accesses information about a user of a social networking system, including both data about the user and social network activities related... Agent:

20140324792 - Extracting a social graph from contact information across a confined user base: Embodiments of the present invention relate to extraction of a social graph from contact information across a confined user base. Users are typically subscribed to a service that backs up data from end-user devices to a cloud. The data includes contacts from mobile address books. The service is able to... Agent: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.

20140324790 - Method and system for multi-block overlap-detection in a parallel environment without inter-process communication: Techniques for avoiding duplicate comparisons while comparing customer records to identify linked customer records pertaining to a single customer entity are provided. The techniques include the computer system comparing a first electronic customer record with a second electronic customer record to determine if the first electronic customer record and the... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324793 - Method for layered storage of enterprise data: A computer-implemented method for layered storage of enterprise data comprises receiving from one or more virtual machines data blocks; de-duplicating the data blocks per hypervisor; storing de-duplicated data blocks in a local cache memory; time-based grouping the data blocks into data containers; dividing each data container in X fixed length... Agent: Cloudfounders Nv

20140324794 - Methods for decomposing events from managed infrastructures: Methods are provided for clustering events. Data is received at an extraction engine from managed infrastructure. Events are converted into alerts and the alerts mapped to a matrix M. One or more common steps are determined from the events and clusters of events are produced relating to the alerts and... Agent: Moogsoft, Inc.

20140324796 - State-based directing of segments in a multinode deduplicated storage system: A system for directing for storage comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to determine a segment overlap for each of a plurality of nodes. The processor is further configured to determine a selected node of the plurality of nodes based at least in part on the... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140324791 - System and method for efficiently duplicating data in a storage system, eliminating the need to read the source data or write the target data: A method for copying data efficiently within a deduplicating storage system eliminates the need to read or write the data per se within the storage system. The copying is accomplished by creating duplicates of the metadata block pointers only. The result is a process that creates and arbitrary number of... Agent:

20140324798 - System and method for selective file erasure using metadata modifcations: A process that ensures the virtual destruction of data files a user wishes to erase from a storage medium, such as a hard drive, flash drive, or removable disk. This approach is appropriate for managing custom distributions from a large file sets as it is roughly linear in compute complexity... Agent:

20140324799 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, a data processing apparatus includes a first generating unit, a second generating unit, a transfer instructing unit, and a transfer controller. The first generating unit generates transfer instruction information that specifies a storage position of transfer data in a data transfer source, a storage position of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140324802 - Distributed scalable policy based content management: A method for defining and constraining the behavior of a shared, mobile content management system is disclosed. The method includes providing an admin console for defining, modifying, and managing declarative policies. Declarative policies are defined based on an XML policy model. The XML policy model dictates the policies that can... Agent:

20140324800 - Management method and system implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure which runs on a collection device: Embodiments related to a system and method managing the implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure running on a portable, hand-held collection device are disclosed. The collection device performing the structured collection procedure has program instructions that when executed by a processor causes the processor... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.

20140324801 - 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

20140324803 - Electronic content information display management: According to an example, an operation on a version of an electronic content may be performed and a determination as to whether the operation is an editing operation may be made. In response to the operation being an editing operation, a new version may be created and information pertaining to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140324804 - Computing devices with mult-layer file systems: Technologies are generally described for a multi-layer file system. In the multi-layer file system, a file is arranged into two or more data blocks respectively associated with corresponding multi-entry file indices. Each multi-entry file index can point to a location index at the beginning of a linked list (an initial... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20140324807 - Automatic update of searches: A method and system for automatically updating searches are described. In one embodiment, a first search result may be compared with a second search result to automatically identify at least one data item within the first search result that is changed relative to the second search result. The at least... Agent: Ebay Inc.

20140324806 - Extending document editors to assimilate documents returned by a search engine: Methods and arrangements for configuring document editors. A search client add-in is loaded at a document editor. At the document editor, a document is accepted from a search engine. Communication is established between the search client add-in and the search engine. At the search client add-in, supplementary information about the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324812 - Intent management tool for identifying concepts associated with a plurality of users' queries: Linguistic analysis is used to identify queries from a plurality of users over a period of time that use different natural language formations to request similar information. Common intent categories are identified for the queries requesting similar information. Intent responses can then be provided that are associated with the identified... Agent: Oracle Otc Subsidiary LLC

20140324810 - Internet accessing method and device, mobile terminal and storage medium: The invention discloses an Internet accessing method and device, a mobile terminal and a storage medium, and the method comprises: shooting and obtaining an image showing target characters; recognizing and obtaining contents of the target characters shown in the image; an accessing the Internet according to the contents of the... Agent:

20140324809 - Search engine control: A method of controlling a search engine, the method comprising: causing a candidate search element to be displayed on a display having an associated pointing device; receiving input indicating selection of the candidate search element by the pointing device at an initial display position; receiving input indicating subsequent movement by... Agent:

20140324808 - Semantic segmentation and tagging and advanced user interface to improve patent search and analysis: A new method for semantic segmentation and tagging of a patent or a technical document is provided. The semantic tags are used for search and display of patents. The semantic tagging method involves creating automatic tags for preamble, elements, and sub-elements, and their respective attributes and relationships in patent claims.... Agent:

20140324811 - System for locating a pet owner: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for locating an object owner. The system provides a microchip database that stores a plurality of microchip records containing microchip identification codes, owner contact information and the like. Microchips are embedded in objects such that when the object is scanned the microchip... Agent:

20140324805 - User-generated content of entity-specific search: Architecture that enables users to contribute their knowledge and add content to entities in a search context. The architecture provides the capability for users to add content to entities in a search context, display the knowledge assimilated from a user base for entities in a search context, validate (algorithmic, editorial... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324813 - Identifying ranking scores for domains of interest: A computer-implemented method comprising: receiving information indicative of a keyword; receiving information indicative of a domain of interest; identifying, by one or more computer systems, a predefined number of search results for the keyword, with the identified search results having increased ranking scores, relative to other ranking scores of other... Agent:

20140324814 - User interfaces for search systems using in-line contextual queries: Systems and methods, including user interfaces, are provided for implementing searches using contextual information associated with a Web page (or other document) that a user is viewing when a query is entered. The page includes a contextual search interface that has an associated context vector representing content of the page.... Agent:

20140324816 - Extended web search infrastructure supporting hosting client device status: A system and method is provided for internet searching infrastructures and more particularly to hosted client device status supporting the delivery of search results hosted by a client device. A registry table retains client device status information so that when a search result includes specific device hosted content, that client... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140324817 - Preprocessing of client content in search infrastructure: A system and method is provided to distribute preprocessing of client device content. The client device performs preprocessing or alternatively transfers search accessible content to remote systems for preprocessing such as search system infrastructure, set-top boxes, other client devices, etc. Client device content is preprocessed so as to provide, for... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140324818 - Scheduler for search engine crawler: Systems and methods for scheduling document crawling are provided in which a list of document identifiers is obtained. Each respective document identifier identifies a corresponding document on a network. For each respective document identifier in the list of document identifiers, a content change frequency of the corresponding document is determined... Agent:

20140324815 - Search infrastructure representing hosting client devices: A system and method for supporting searching of client device hosted content. A search infrastructure supports creation, managing and searching of client device hosted content. A client device, which hosts content, communicates its client device identification (ID), type and access restrictions to the search infrastructure. In addition, the client device... Agent:

20140324819 - Efficient forward ranking in a search engine: Methods and computer storage media are provided for generating entries for documents in a forward index. A document and its document identification are received, in addition to static features that are query-independent. The document is parsed into tokens to form a token stream corresponding to the document. Relevant data used... Agent:

20140324820 - Remote knowledge server apparatus and method thereof: An apparatus and method for processing an ontological query for data from any of a plurality of different databases on a network coupled to a computer that includes loading a ontological data model comprising a plurality of logical models based on data from the plurality of different databases, compiling the... Agent:

20140324821 - Accessing data in a column store database based on hardware compatible indexing and replicated reordered columns: Embodiments of the present invention provide hardware-friendly indexing of databases. In particular, forward and reverse indexing are utilized to allow for easy traversal of primary key to foreign key relationships. A novel structure known as a hit list also allows for easy scanning of various indexes in hardware. Group indexing... Agent: Teradata Corporation

20140324822 - Virtual environment spanning desktop and cloud: A method and system are given for providing a virtual environment spanning a desktop and a cloud. In one example, the method includes receiving a query template over a data set that resides in the cloud, optimizing the query template to segment the query template into an offline phase and... Agent:

20140324831 - Apparatus and method for storing and displaying content in mobile terminal: A mobile terminal apparatus performs method for storing and displaying content in the mobile terminal. According to an aspect, if a request for displaying content among at least one piece of pre-stored content is received, related information corresponding to the content is searched for in at least one piece of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20140324836 - Finding similar items using windows of computation: A first database search is performed for images similar to a first query image, and a first plurality of images that result from the first database search are provided. The first plurality of images are selectable to provide a second query image. A second database search is performed for images... Agent:

20140324825 - Generation of multi-faceted search results in response to query: Aspects retrieve, organize and display different classifications of sets of search results in different, respective tabbed sheets that are nested on top of one another in a web-based interface dashboard. A text string search query is classified into constituent primary search terms that are likely to return satisfactory search results... Agent: International Business Machine Corporation

20140324823 - Image selection using automatically generated semantic metadata: A computer-implemented method for method for selecting visual subject matter stored in a database includes receiving user input that indicates a first region of a first image that is stored in the database and, based on metadata associated with the first image stored in the database, determining at least one... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20140324835 - Methods and systems for information search: Methods and systems for information search are disclosed. An example method can comprise loading a plurality of content items in a plurality of windows on a display screen, wherein the plurality of the windows can comprise a master window and one or more slave windows, and wherein the each of... Agent:

20140324834 - Providing path-level access control for structured documents stored in a database: An improved method and system for providing path-level access control to a structured document in a collection stored in a database, where the structured document includes a plurality of nodes is disclosed. The method includes the steps of providing an access control policy for the collection, where the access control... Agent:

20140324832 - Reading material suggestions based on reading behavior: A user device displays portions of an electronic publication for a user to read. The user device tracks the user's reading behavior of the portions of the electronic publication. The user device then suggests additional reading material for the user based on the user's reading behavior.... Agent:

20140324824 - Search in social networks: A computer-implemented method in a social network for retrieving social media is provided, wherein the method comprises presenting, to a first user, a list of available perspectives of different owners; receiving, from the first user, a selection of a perspective from the list of available perspectives; carrying out a search... Agent:

20140324827 - Search result organizing based upon tagging: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for tagging search results, organizing tagged search results for later access from various devices, public sharing of tagged search results, and/or providing targeted content based upon search results tagged by a user. That is, a user may tag a search result (e.g.,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324828 - Search result tagging: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for tagging search results, organizing tagged search results for later access from various devices, public sharing of tagged search results, and/or providing targeted content based upon search results tagged by a user. That is, a user may tag a search result (e.g.,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324838 - Server, client terminal, system, and recording medium: Provided a server including a reception unit configured to receive information relating to a circumstance specified by a user with respect to a target from a client terminal, a search unit configured to search for an image of the target suitable for the circumstance specified by the user with respect... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140324833 - Smartphone arrangements responsive to musical artists and other content proprietors: Methods and arrangements involving portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are disclosed. One particular arrangement concerns a software program that is launched following detection of audio content performed by a first musical artist. A phone can be provided with plural such software programs, tailored to respond to different... Agent:

20140324830 - System and method for managing related information of multimedia programs: A method for a first electronic device and a second electronic device to manage related information of a multimedia program. The method obtains decoded data of ultrasound signals when the first electronic device receives the ultrasound signals from the second electronic device. The method further receives a query keyword input... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140324837 - Systems, methods and computer program products for searching within movies (swim): Systems, methods and computer-readable media process a series of media files into a searchable format. The method includes generating a media database by processing each of a plurality of programs. The steps of the method include extracting a subtitle track from each of the programs, retrieving at least one frame... Agent:

20140324829 - Tagged search result maintainance: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for tagging search results, organizing tagged search results for later access from various devices, public sharing of tagged search results, and/or providing targeted content based upon search results tagged by a user. That is, a user may tag a search result (e.g.,... Agent:

20140324826 - Targeted content provisioning based upon tagged search results: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for tagging search results, organizing tagged search results for later access from various devices, public sharing of tagged search results, and/or providing targeted content based upon search results tagged by a user. That is, a user may tag a search result (e.g.,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324839 - Determining candidate scripts from a catalog of scripts: According to an example, candidate scripts may be determined from a catalog of scripts to perform a requested operation. In determining the candidate scripts, a request for an operation may be received, in which the request includes an input and an output. In addition, based upon the input and the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140324842 - Information retrieval system evaluation method, device and storage medium: The present disclosure discloses an information retrieval system evaluation method, device and storage medium. A ratio between the sum of all the related object parameters of a keyword in keyword in an evaluation retrieval result set and the sum of all the related object parameters of the keyword in keyword... Agent:

20140324841 - System and method for analyzing communications: The invention provides a system and method for analyzing a collection of communication messages. The communication messages may be any one of a collection of electronic mail messages, voicemail messages, instant messaging dialogues and other forms of communications. The collections of communications, such as electronic mail messages, may be selected... Agent:

20140324840 - System and method for linking multimedia data elements to web pages: A method and system for linking a multimedia data element (MMDE) and a webpage are provided. The method includes receiving a MMDE from a source; generating a signature representative of the MMDE using a plurality of computational cores; matching the generated signature with a plurality of signatures stored in a... Agent: Cortica, Ltd.

20140324843 - Geo photo searching based on current conditions at a location: In an exemplary method, a request for images of a location is received. In response to the request, a set of images depicting different conditions at the location is identified. Each image of the set of images is associated with condition information defining the conditions depicted in that image. It... Agent:

20140324844 - Unified geograhic database and methods of creating, maintaining and using the same: A Universal Geographic Database (“UGD”) is provided that includes a real-time, automated registry/clearinghouse for the publication and retrieval of real-world locations and location-related information for businesses and other entities. By this registry, entities may publish their location and location-related information in a single place, and information services and their users... Agent: Wgrs Licensing Company, LLC

20140324845 - Universal lookup of video-related data: A universal video-related lookup system and method receives a request for information associated with specific video content from a requesting device. The system and method identify a first video content identifier associated with the specific video content and retrieves first metadata associated with the specific video content based on the... Agent: Vdoqwest, Inc., A Delaware Corporation

20140324848 - Method and apparatus for a ranking engine: A computer-implemented method is provided for ranking files from an Internet search. In one embodiment, the method comprises assigning a score to each file based on at least one of the following factors: recency, editorial popularity, clickthru popularity, favorites metadata, or favorites collaborative filtering. The file may be organized based... Agent:

20140324846 - System and method for relevance-based social network interaction recommendation: System and method for recommending to a member of a social network an interaction with ones of a plurality of entities. Events related to individual ones of the plurality of entities are obtained. A relevance of ones of the events to the member is determined based on at least one... Agent:

20140324847 - Training a classification model to predict categories: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for training a classification model to predict categories. In one implementation, a method identifies category mappings generated for dominant queries associated with a query log. The method identifies mappings between a first set of queries and categories shown for... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324849 - Personalized search widgets for customized user interface: A set of personalized search widgets for providing a customized user interface are provided. Among the personalized search widgets include a related searches menu to depict related search terms according to popularity and type. A query builder for explicitly including or excluding particular terms from the query may be provided.... Agent:

20140324851 - Classifying e-commerce queries to generate category mappings for dominant products: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for classifying e-commerce queries to generate category mappings for dominant products. A query log is mined for any query records with click through information that indicates one or more products were selected from among corresponding query results. For each... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324852 - Classifying queries to generate category mappings: Example systems and methods that classify queries to generate category mappings are described. In one implementation, a method mines a query log to identify query records with click through information and display information that indicate one or more products were selected or displayed within a specified date range. A category... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324853 - Search relevance: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for improving search relevance. In one implementation, a method identifies a first group of mappings generated for dominant queries associated with a query log. The method also identifies a second group of mappings that includes mappings between a first... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324850 - Systems and methods for determining content popularity based on searches: Embodiments of the present disclosure help content providers identify popular topics based on Internet search data, as well as to quantify the popularity of content addressing those topics. A computer-implemented method according to one embodiment of the present disclosure comprises receiving search data by a computer system; identifying a category... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.

20140324854 - System and method for analyzing communications: The invention provides a system and method for analyzing a collection of communication messages. The communication messages may be any one of a collection of electronic mail messages, voicemail messages, instant messaging dialogues and other forms of communications. The collections of communications, such as electronic mail messages, may be selected... Agent:

20140324855 - System and method for analyzing communications: The invention provides a system and method for analyzing a collection of communication messages. The communication messages may be any one of a collection of electronic mail messages, voicemail messages, instant messaging dialogues and other forms of communications. The collections of communications, such as electronic mail messages, may be selected... Agent:

20140324856 - Application discoverability: Architecture that enables the discovery of relevant applications, where the relevance is personalized to the user and user interests. New, relevant, and interesting applications are personalized to the user based on friends and/or people with whom the user shares common interests (e.g., social networks), based on queries for a popular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324859 - Browser collection method, system and terminal device, and computer-readable storage medium: A browser collection method, a browser collection system and a terminal device including the browser collection system are provided. The method includes: receiving an address collection instruction signal inputted via a webpage tag or a button associated with the webpage tag; obtaining a webpage link address corresponding to the webpage... Agent:

20140324860 - Content selection for storage tiering: A method, of managing storage of content of a system (400) in storage units (430) including run units which do not allow spin-down functionality and spin-down units which allow spin-down functionality, comprises: establishing a storage tiering rule (702) which sets a policy indicating what content is eligible to be stored... Agent: Hitachi Data System Corporation

20140324857 - Dynamic assignment of business logic based on schema mapping metadata: Provided are techniques for dynamic assignment of business logic based on schema mapping metadata. A first transformation is performed using a simplified map and a structural transformation map that maps attributes between a source system and a target system to generate simplified map data that includes source attribute and target... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324858 - Information processing apparatus, keyword registration method, and program: An information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a reception unit for receiving a predetermined trigger, a keyword estimation unit for estimating a keyword, desired to be registered by a user who transmits the trigger, in a content and metadata corresponding to the content provided in a predetermined... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140324861 - Block partitioning for efficient record processing in parallel computing environment: A computer-implemented method is disclosed for efficiently processing a large number of records. In the method, a computer system may obtain a plurality of records and count the number of records thereof corresponding to each block of a plurality of blocks. The computer system may also identify a plurality of... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324862 - Correlation for user-selected time ranges of values for performance metrics of components in an information-technology environment with log data from that information-technology environment: Methods and computer-program products are provided for storing a set of performance measurements relating to performance of a component in an IT environment, and associating with the performance measurement a time at which the performance measurement was obtained for each performance measurement in the set of performance measurements. The methods... Agent: Splunk Inc.

20140324864 - Graph matching by sub-graph grouping and indexing: Relational graphs may be used to extract information. Similarities between the relational graphs and the items they represent may be determined. For example, when applied to video searching, relational graphs may be obtained from searching videos to extract objects, events and/or relations therebetween. Each relational graph may comprise a plurality... Agent: Objectvideo, Inc.

20140324868 - Method for rapid data classification: A method for rapid data classification comprises selecting a data queue in which data with the same type is arranged adjacently. A starting point pointer, a middle point pointer, and an ending point pointer are enabled to point to a starting point, a middle point, and an ending point of... Agent:

20140324865 - Method, program, and system for classification of system log: Method and system for classifying system logs. A data processing system reads a message in one line of a system log; prepares a root node of a tree structure in which each node holds a format; calculates a similarity between a log of the root node and the message; generates... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324870 - Similarity detecting apparatus and directional nearest neighbor detecting method: In order to detect similar data from a great deal of data at high speed, a similarity detecting apparatus includes a random number generating unit 3 which calculates random number data based on a parameter list, a table managing unit 5 which calculates a plurality of key calculation functions based... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140324867 - Situation dashboard system and method from event clustering: A computer-implemented method is provided that is stored on computer readable non-transitory media. One or more data fields are accessed within a file. Accessed data field, are mapped mapping on a display computer system. The accessed one or more data fields are from one or more data sources that relate... Agent: Moogsoft, Inc.

20140324866 - System for decomposing events from managed infrastructures: An event clustering system includes an extraction engine in communication with an infrastructure. The extraction engine receives data from the infrastructure and produces events. An alert engine receives the events and creates alerts mapped into a matrix, M. A sigalizer engine includes one or more of an NMF engine, a... Agent: Moogsoft, Inc.

20140324863 - Systems and methods for gathering and/or presenting information: The present invention provides systems and methods for presenting a quantity of information in a single tool. Such a tool includes a map of various objects, the objects having themes relating to a given overall concept, wherein at least one object contains information relating to other objects that have a... Agent:

20140324869 - Variant database: The invention provides a system and method for describing polymorphisms or genetic variants based on information about mutations and relationships among them. The invention uses object-oriented concepts to describe variants as variant objects and relations among those variants as variant relation object, each object being an instance of an abstract... Agent:

20140324872 - Address book maintenance method and group address book management platform: Disclosed are an address book maintenance method and platform. The method includes: creating at least one group address book, and assigning a group ID to the at least one group address book; and upon receiving a request for downloading and updating a user address book form a user equipment, updating... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20140324871 - Decision-tree based quantitative and qualitative record classification: Systems and methods are disclosed for classifying records by sorting records based on both quantitative and qualitative information at a node in a decision tree. Technologies are also disclosed for determining whether records are linked together by applying quantitative and qualitative information at the same nodes in a decision tree.... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324873 - Method, device and recording medium for managing application icon: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, it is possible to efficiently manage an app icon to be displayed on a screen of the apparatus without receiving a user input, thereby improving user convenience by determining a group for the app icon according to a predetermined classification... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.

20140324879 - Content based search engine for processing unstructured digital data: Systems and methods for receiving and indexing native digital data and generating signature vectors for subsequent storage and searching for such native digital data in a database of digital data are disclosed. Native digital data may be transformed into associated transform data sets. Such transformation may comprise entropy-like transforms and/or... Agent: Datafission Corporation

20140324875 - Index for fast batch updates of large data tables: Systems and processes for managing data using a composite index formed from a major sub-index and zero or more minor sub-indexes are described. Updates to the data may be cached in memory. When the cache memory becomes full, the contents of the cache may be sorted and stored as entries... Agent: Keyw Corporation

20140324880 - Index searching using a bloom filter: A system for index searching comprises a first index, a second index, a processor, and a memory. The processor is configured to determine, using a Bloom filter for the second index of fingerprints, whether the Bloom filter indicates that an entry corresponding to a segment has been previously stored in... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140324874 - Management of a database system: A method, system, and computer program product to manage a database is disclosed. The method, system, and computer program product may include structuring the database to have a first table having an index and a second table. A first key of the first table may be related to a second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324876 - Management of a database system: A method, system, and computer program product to manage a database is disclosed. The method, system, and computer program product may include structuring the database to have a first table having an index and a second table. A first key of the first table may be related to a second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324881 - Method and apparatus for stress management in a searchable data service: Method and apparatus for stress management in a searchable data service. The searchable data service may provide a searchable index to a backend data store, and an interface to build and query the searchable index, that enables client applications to search for and retrieve locators for stored entities in the... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140324877 - Search index: Method of searching comprising applying a function to individual elements within a digital work to form a set of index elements. Storing the index elements as an index for the digital work. Receiving a search term. Applying the function to one or more individual elements within the search term to... Agent: Business Partners Limited

20140324878 - System and method for search indexing: A system includes circuitry configured to: read a plurality of character information and a plurality of identifiers that are included in a text file; determine whether a character information among the plurality of character information is included between the at least one pair of identifiers among the plurality of identifiers... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140324882 - Method and system for navigating complex data sets: The present invention relates to systems and methods for storing, navigating and retrieving information. In particular, the present invention is concerned with systems and methods for storing data in, for retrieving data from, and for navigating large and/or complex datasets. The systems and methods of the present invention in particular... Agent:

20140324886 - Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list: Entries within a participant list of an electronic communications system may be categorized automatically into one or more groups based on attributes of users represented in the participant list. Categorizing users includes maintaining a list of identifiers that are selected by a first user and for which online presence information... Agent:

20140324885 - Color-based rating system: Embodiments of the invention are directed to apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for generating a rating score based on color. In some embodiments, the apparatuses, methods, and computer program products are configured to: receive at least one input, wherein the at least one input comprises at least one of... Agent:

20140324883 - Generating a summary based on readability: A technique to generate a summary of a set of sentences. Each sentence in the set can be evaluated based on a criterion, such as informativeness of the sentence. The sentences may also be evaluated for readability based on a readability measure. Sentences can be selected for inclusion in the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company L.p.

20140324888 - Method and apparatus for identifying a gesture based upon fusion of multiple sensor signals: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to permit improve gesture recognition based on fusion of different types of sensor signals. In the context of a method, a series of image frames and a sequence of radar signals are received. The method determines an evaluation score for the... Agent:

20140324884 - Recommending media items: This is directed to recommending media items of a user's media library. In particular, this is directed to transferring a portion of the user's media library to an electronic device so that the user may discover the portion of the media library. The library can recommend particular media items to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140324887 - System and method for analyzing communications: The invention provides a system and method for analyzing a collection of communication messages. The communication messages may be any one of a collection of electronic mail messages, voicemail messages, instant messaging dialogues and other forms of communications. The collections of communications, such as electronic mail messages, may be selected... Agent:

20140324890 - Data driven parallel sorting system and method: A data driven parallel sorting method includes distributing input data records to n partitions one by one in a circular manner. Each partition corresponds to a parallel sorting process with an allocated memory chunk sized to store m data records. The method also includes sorting, in parallel, current data records... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324889 - Executing user-defined function on a plurality of database tuples: According to an example, in a method for executing a user-defined function on a plurality of database tuples, the user-defined function and an analysis function may be obtained. In addition, the plurality of database tuples may be divided into parts by a processor, the processor may be caused to execute... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140324891 - Apparatus and method for managing application error: Methods and apparatus are provided for managing an application error. Error record information on at least one application in which an error has occurred is collected from at least one portable device. The collected error record information is stored in a table that maps error information of each application. An... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140324892 - Method, apparatus and system for filtering data of web page: A method, an apparatus and a system for filtering data of a web page are described. According to embodiments of the invention, a data request message sent through a browser is received, a corresponding Application Programming Interface is invoked based on the data request message. The Application Programming Interface includes... Agent:

20140324893 - System for meeting people over the internet: In the field of satisfaction of human necessities, the system for meeting people over an Internet network includes client devices interconnected by means of the Internet network and at least one server having a module for forming virtual likenesses, a module for searching and comparing virtual likenesses, a module for... Agent:

20140324894 - Methods and data structures for improved searchable formatted documents including citation and corpus generation: Computer searchable annotated formatted documents are produced by correlating documents stored as a photographic or scanned graphic representations of an actual document (evidence, report, court order, etc.) with textual version of the same documents. A produced document will provide additional details in a computer data structure that supports citation annotation... Agent:

20140324895 - System and method for creating and maintaining a database of annotations corresponding to portions of a content item: Methods, apparatuses, and/or systems are provided for enabling a time-shifted, on-demand social network for watching, creating, and/or sharing time-shifted annotation datasets (e.g., commentary tracks) synced to any on-demand programming, and more particularly for creating and maintaining a database of annotations corresponding to portions of a content item.... Agent: Gopop.tv, Inc.

20140324897 - Decision tree with just-in-time nodal computations: A computer-implemented method is disclosed for efficiently processing a large number of records. In the method, a computer system may obtain a plurality of records and a decision tree. The decision tree may include a distinction node corresponding to a distinction requiring completion of a computation. Due to the fact... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc

20140324899 - Enhanced food information management and presentation on a selective dynamic basis and associated services: A food media processing platform (FMPP) and a computer-implemented method, performed by a processor, are described for processing recipe information for presentation to a consumer. An original recipe stored in a first database may be examined to determine key attributes of the original recipe. The determined key attributes of the... Agent: Kitchology Inc.

20140324900 - Intelligent graph walking: An apparatus, and corresponding method, for performing a search for a match of at least one expression in an input stream is presented. A graph including a number of interconnected nodes is generated. A compiler may assign at least one starting node and at least one ending node. The starting... Agent:

20140324901 - Method and system for selecting at least one data record from a relational database: A method for selecting at least one data record from a relational database having a plurality of data records each having at least two attributes each with a type of the attribute and a value of the attribute includes: providing a first subset of data records from the relational database... Agent:

20140324898 - System and method for searching aliases associated with an entity: A search system for collecting aliases associated with an entity name, includes a storage module configured to store at least one first lexical pattern, a search module coupled to the storage module and configured to obtain a plurality of first snippets from a database according to the entity name, and... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140324896 - Systems and methods for using metadata to search for related computer infrastructure components: A computer system for crawling computer infrastructure inventory data includes a processor and a memory device coupled to the processor. The computer system also includes an inventory database system stored on the memory device. The inventory database system includes computer-executable instructions allowing the computer to manage stored records. The computer... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated

20140324902 - Automatic generation of a collection of content: A content collection system receives a natural language input and identifies a type of content to be collected based on the natural language input. Items of content from multiple different digital media types are collected from a plurality of different sources and organized in an order.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324903 - Sourcing terms into a search engine: Information may be presented to a user by receiving a selection of one or more terms passively displayed in a document, loading the terms to a search configuration, generating first results responsive to a user's predicted interest as expressed in the search configuration, and enabling display of the first results.... Agent:

20140324904 - Similar design structure search device and similar design structure search method: Provided is design assistance technology capable of performing filtered detection on the basis of similar assembly structures when referencing past defect information and design improvement information at a design stage. In a similar design structure search device for an assembly configured by a plurality of components, the device has means... Agent:

20140324905 - Computer system, data management method, and program: A computer system comprising a plurality of computers coupled through a network, the computer system performing service by using a database constructed by a storage area of each of the plurality of computers, wherein a plurality of pieces of data are located in the plurality of computers constructing the database... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140324906 - Method and system for focused multi-blocking to increase link identification rates in record comparison: Techniques for comparing customer records to identify linked customer records pertaining to a single customer entity are provided. The techniques include identifying a target group of electronic customer records having data fields containing data pertaining to a customer, identifying one or more focused blockers identifying a data value for an... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

20140324907 - Visually-represented results to search queries in rich media content: When executed, a computer program product generates a graphical user interface that renders results that are responsive to a search query of a rich media file. The graphical user interface includes a chronological representation of the rich media file, one or more occurrence markers along the chronological representation corresponding to... Agent: Aol Inc.

20140324908 - Method and system for increasing accuracy and completeness of acquired data: The present disclosure relates to the use of both semantic analysis and statistical text mining to process data records, improving the completeness and accuracy of records so processed. By way of example, a data record may be iteratively processed by text mining using seeds derived from a semantic template and... Agent: General Electric Company

20140324909 - Content storage mapping: A data storage method and system. The method includes defining, by a computing system, a meta-object, a schema based structured definition for the meta-object, and a taxonomy with configuration data. The computing system creates content associated with the taxonomy and associates topics of the content with a logical storage room... Agent:

20140324911 - Support for cloud-based multi-tenant environments using connection labeling: A system and method for connection labeling for use with connection pools, including support for cloud-based multi-tenant environments using connection labeling. In accordance with an embodiment, the system comprises a connection pool, including a plurality of connection objects which provide connections that software applications can use to make requests to... Agent:

20140324910 - System and method for connection labeling for use with connection pools: A system and method for connection labeling for use with connection pools. In accordance with an embodiment, the system comprises a connection pool, including a plurality of connection objects which provide connections that software applications can use to make requests to access the database, wherein each of the connections can... Agent:

20140324912 - Method and device for information security management and storage medium: The invention discloses a method and a device for information security management, and a storage medium, in the field of information security technologies. The method comprises: detecting an information input operation of a terminal; obtaining key information corresponding to a triggering operation of a first key, when the triggering operation... Agent:

20140324913 - Automated librarian as contributor to a collection of content: An automated researching component is invited to contribute content to a collection of research material. The automated research component can be set to continue to add content at a given pace, or for a given duration of time. The automatically added content is added to the collection, along with manually... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140324914 - Position coding based on spatial tree with duplicate points: A method and an apparatus for constructing a spatial tree data structure corresponding to a region. According to the present principles, a cell may include therein a point or a set of points that are determined to be duplicate points. In an embodiment the duplicate points are determined based on... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20140324918 - Database generation system, method for generating a database, product line management system and non-transitory data carrier: The task of generating a product line database may be automated by automatically analysing product line models which comprise a representation of the respective product line. The final product can be a physical product, e.g., a mobile telephone, a software product, etc. A representation of the produce line is generated... Agent:

20140324919 - Electronic dental charting: Systems, methods, electronic devices and computer-readable media for charting dental information are described. The method includes generating or retrieving a dental data set including separately-modifiable parameters defining dental information relative to a base parametric model, the parameters providing information for generating signals for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) representation of at... Agent:

20140324915 - Guaranteeing anonymity of linked data graphs: A method, system and computer program product for transforming a Linked Data graph into a corresponding anonymous Linked Data graph, in which semantics is preserved and links can be followed to expand the anonymous graph up to r times without breaching anonymity (i.e., anonymity under r-dereferenceability). Anonymizing a Linked Data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324916 - Method and apparatus for database: A method is provided of storing in a computer memory a first plurality of database tables each of which include research data which relates to clinical or pre-clinical research studies concerning a biomedical product. The method may also include storing in the computer memory a second plurality of database tables... Agent:

20140324917 - Reclamation of empty pages in database tables: Provided are techniques for reclamation of empty pages in database tables. In response to receiving a plurality of records for insertion into a database table, the plurality of records are inserted into one or more contiguous pages. In response to at least some of the plurality of records being deleted... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140324923 - Computer system, data management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium: A computer system comprising a plurality of computers coupled through a network, the computer system performing service by using a database constructed of a storage area of each of the plurality of computers, wherein a plurality of pieces of data are arranged in a distributed manner in units of a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140324921 - Electronic device, method, and storage medium: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a recording module, an analysis module, a decision module, and a sending module. The recording module is configured to record a plurality of image files at logical recording locations. The analysis module is configured to analyze attributes of the plurality of image... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140324922 - Media content customization system: Systems, devices, and methods for delivering and managing media whereby a first media element may comprise multiple media components and a combination of information data about a user may be used to generate customized media content. In one embodiment, the user collected information data may include information collected explicitly or... Agent: Hooked Digital Media

20140324920 - Object storage using multiple dimensions of object information: A method for grouping and storing objects across different storage solutions in storage systems according to analysis of multiple dimensions of information may be implemented as or in a storage management module. The module collects information about objects (e.g., data objects) in a storage system (e.g., a data storage system).... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140324924 - System and method for two-tier adaptive heap management in a virtual machine environment: In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for two-tier adaptive heap management (AHM) in a virtual machine environment, such as a Java virtual machine (JVM). In accordance with an embodiment, a two-tier AHM approach recognizes that more virtual machines can be run on a particular... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140324925 - Efficient rename in a lock-coupled traversal of b+tree: Highly concurrent systems use lock-coupling for tree traversal wherein only two levels (parent and current) are locked at any time. The parent lock is released as soon as successful lock is attained on the grandchild. The rename technique described here facilitates using finer grained locking and multiple path traversals by... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20140324926 - Method for smart card to process cap file: A method for a smart card to process a CAP file, including the following steps: a smart card establishing a connection with an external terminal, performing initialization, receiving an APDU command corresponding to a CAP file, storing the data contained in the APDU command in a communication cache area, judging... Agent:

20140324927 - Method, im client and cloud server for saving chat record: Examples of the present disclosure provide a method, an Instant Messaging (IM) client and a cloud server for saving a chat record. The method includes: receiving, by an IM client, a request for saving a chat record; obtaining, by the IM client, a corresponding chat record according to the request;... Agent:

20140324928 - Large-scale data transfer: Data transfer is disclosed, for example as the data transfer may be implemented to transfer large sets of data from source file system to a destination file system. An example method may include determining an architecture of a data set to be transferred from a source file system via a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140324930 - System and method for synchronized file execution across multiple internet protocol devices: A method of synchronizing the execution of a data file by one or more network accessible devices is provided. The method comprises the steps of uploading a data file identifier and a predetermined execution time via a network server to a database. The data file identifier and associated instructions for... Agent: Speakerblast Technologies, Inc.

20140324929 - Versioned file system with sharing: The filers use a single distributed lock to protect each version of the file system. This lock is managed to allow each filer access to the shared file system volume to create its new version. To share a fully-versioned file system, asynchronous updates at each of the filers is permitted,... Agent: Nasuni Corporation

20140324931 - Dispersed storage using localized peer-to-peer capable wireless devices in a peer-to-peer or femto cell supported carrier served fashion: A method begins when at least a consensus threshold number of devices are active in a virtual private network (VPN) group of devices. The method continues by obtaining directory information regarding group specific data and retrieving one or more sets of encoded data slices from the at least the consensus... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

  
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