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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery September class, title,number 09/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090240974 - Data replication method: Provided is a data replication method capable of reducing the number of communication times when a processing result of an active system is replicated to a standby system. The data replication method, in which a first computer receives a first message containing a first processing request, and a plurality of... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC
20090240975 - Method and apparatus for virtual network attached storage remote migration: A system and a method for causing migration of VNASs formed on NAS heads of one NAS system to other NAS heads on the same NAS system or on other NAS systems including independent storage systems. A VNAS management program on each NAS head includes a VNAS assign program, a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090240976 - Methods and systems for a storage system: A storage system that may include one or more memory sections, one or more switches, and a management system. The memory sections include memory devices and a section controller capable of detecting faults with the memory section and transmitting messages to the management system regarding detected faults. The storage system... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090240978 - Information storage medium and information storage medium processing apparatus: An information storage medium according to one embodiment of the invention includes a card main body embedded with a module, in which the module includes a communication control unit for interpreting received data, and selectively executing normal processing for returning response data to a transmission source of the received data... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090240977 - Method, system and computer program product for hard error detection: An error detection system is provided. The system includes a data array that includes one or more data entries. A copy datastore selectively stores a copy of a first single data entry of the data array. An index generator selectively increments an index that references the data array. A first... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090240979 - Determining a set of processor cores to boot: Techniques that determine a strict subset of multiple processor cores from a set of multiple functional processor cores integrated within a single integrated circuit package. The determined strict subset of multiple processor cores differs from a previously determined strict subset of multiple processor cores from the set of multiple functional... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090240980 - Information processing device and failure concealing method therefor: An information processing device comprises a plurality of processing units on which OSs and execution environments operate, and shared peripheral devices shared by the plurality of processing units. The information processing device is provided with a failure concealing device for concealing a failure which has occurred in a processing unit.... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090240981 - Bootstrap device and methods thereof: A method of booting a multi-processor data processing device includes establishing a link between a first processor and a memory. The link is monitored to determine if, in response to a request from the processor, expected initialization data is communicated between the memory and the first processor. If unexpected data... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20090240982 - Image reading apparatus, method for reading image, image forming apparatus, and program: The image reading apparatus continuously reads image data of a plurality of pages of a document, each page being added with identification information including specific information of the page and common information showing relationship with at least one precedent and one subsequent pages, that includes an image storage potion for... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090240983 - Method and system for license interaction and interaction recovery after interruption: A method for license interaction and interaction recovery after interruption overcomes the problems of mobility loss and waste of rights of the license due to interruption of communication during the license interaction. This method includes: when a first device and a second device interact on license information, both devices record... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090240984 - Test apparatus for testing an information processing apparatus: A test apparatus for testing an information processing apparatus includes a control unit connected to the control signal line through the connector unit to receive command information from the processing unit to execute the program, and a switching unit connected to the control unit to connect the second communication signal... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090240985 - Method and system for monitoring a computing device: In general, in one aspect, the invention relates to a method for monitoring a computing device, that includes receiving, by a data collector, a plurality of system messages from a system controller, wherein the data collector is wired to a serial port component of the system controller, wherein the system... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20090240986 - Generation of simulated errors for high-level system validation: Embodiments of the invention enable error simulation for system validation. Errors can be simulated by modifying data presented to the processor as well as generating interrupts consistent with the modified data in the ASIC hardware. Modify logic may be added to the ASIC so when the microprocessor attempts to read... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090240988 - Method of correcting job control language job errors: A method of correcting job control language (JCL) jobs scans a JCL job against a set of JCL syntax rules. The method automatically corrects any syntax errors discovered during the scanning, thereby forming a corrected JCL job. The method then runs the corrected JCL job. If the corrected JCL ends... Agent: Dillon & Yudell, LLP
20090240987 - Test amplification for datacenter applications via model checking: Systems and methods are provided to determine execution errors in distributed computing environments. In an illustrative implementation, a computing environment comprises a test amplification engine and at least one instruction set to instruct the test amplification engine to process data representative of a request to perform a test for one... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090240989 - Test system and back annotation method: A test system for performing a test of a device is provided that comprises a source file of a test plan that describes a program for performing a test, and one or more of elements that are formed in a unit that divides the source file into one or more... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090240990 - Determining an underlying cause for errors detected in a data processing system: Determining an underlying cause for errors that are detected in the data processing system is performed. An occurrence of at least one error in the data processing system is detected, thereby forming a detected error. Responsive to detecting the detected error, a determination is made as to whether there is... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20090240991 - Automation device with diagnosis functionality: An automation device having a diagnosis program for detecting operating and/or error statuses in hardware and/or software components of the automation device is disclosed. The diagnosis program is included in a Basic Input Output System of the automation device.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090240992 - Storage system and control method thereof: Provided is a storage system, including: one or more disk drives storing data; a disk controller for controlling data access to the disk drive; a power supply controller for autonomously turning off a power source of the disk drive according to the data access status to the disk drive, and... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090240993 - Computer program and methods for automatically initializing an audio controller: A computer program of the type commonly known as a “wizard” is disclosed that initializes user interface software for controlling an audio conferencing device. The wizard allows the desired audio inputs (e.g., microphone, telephones, etc.) and audio outputs (speakers, recording devices, etc.) to be chosen by an audio system administrator.... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090240994 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data bits: Provided are an apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data bits. The apparatus includes a transmitter configured to generate a transmission signal corresponding to the data bits and having a periodic transition, a data line configured to transmit the generated transmission signal, and a receiver configured to generate a... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC
20090240995 - Method and apparatus for improving random pattern testing of logic structures: A test method and apparatus for randomly testing logic structures. The method includes identifying and analyzing a functional behavior of a logic structure to be covered during the random testing, modifying the logic structure such that the logic structure behaves in a functional manner during random testing, and generating patterns... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090240996 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device: A semiconductor integrated circuit equipped with multiple serially coupled scan chains which are used to shift inspection data based on different clock signals in order to inspect a scan path is provided. Inspection data is supplied to the respective scan chains in a first inspection mode, and the inspection data... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090240997 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and design automation system: A scan chain circuit causes a plurality of flip-flops to function as shift registers during execution of a scan test and can execute a scan shift that serially transfers test pattern data for the scan test. A clock gating circuit controls output of a pulse of a clock signal supplied... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090240998 - Method and system for wireless real-time transmission of multichannel audio or video data: A method and a system for streaming multi channel digital isochronous data. The method is used for streaming multi channel digital isochronous data, e.g. audio data, in a standard wireless local area network transmission system where bandwidth is reserved for both contention-based traffic and contention free traffic and the audio... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090241000 - Automated content delivery to distributed media outlets: A method can include sending a request to a media content provider requesting media content and receiving the media content and instructions from the media provider. The instructions can be utilized by the media provider to broadcast the media content. The media provider can store the received media content in... Agent: Andrews Kurth LLP
20090240999 - Method for resource allocation in harq: A resource allocation method for use in a system for performing a decoding function by combining an first-transmitted packet with a re-transmitted packet includes: transmitting a packet using N resource blocks (where N=integer >0); receiving a first negative-acknowledgement (NACK) signal for the packet; and re-transmitting the packet using M resource... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090241003 - Communication method and communication apparatus: A communication method including receiving a common channel signal, transmitting information indicating a reception state based on data included in the received signal, determining whether or not the data included in the received signal is acquirable, measuring fading speed based on the received signal in the case where the data... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090241002 - Method and apparatus for selecting retransmission mode in a mimo communication system: A method and apparatus for selecting a retransmission mode in a MIMO communication system are provided wherein a receiver receives m initial transmission streams from a transmitter, m being an integer of 2 or larger, channel-decodes the m initial transmission streams and checking errors in the m channel-decoded streams, selects,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090241004 - Method for effectively transmitting control signal in wireless communication system: A method of performing HARQ performed by a user equipment (UE) is provided. The method includes receiving a bundling indicator which indicates the number of bundled downlink subframes, determining whether at least one bundled downlink subframe is missed by comparing the bundling indicator with the number of detected bundled downlink... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090241005 - Method for packet scheduling in selective hybrid arq: There is provided a method for packet scheduling in a selective hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) including the steps of: increasing a priority of a receiver buffer after a packet is transmitted to the receiver; receiving a feedback packet for the transmitted packet and determining whether the feedback packet is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090241001 - Retransmission and delayed ack timer management logic for tcp protocol: Provided is an apparatus for detection timeout of each channel, which is a socket connection, in a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Offload Engine (TOE) using TCP accelerating hardware, and a method thereof. The timer managing apparatus of the TOE using the TCP accelerating hardware, including: a command register for receiving... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090241006 - Bitwise operations and apparatus in a multi-level system: A system uses multi-level encoding where each symbol of a plurality of symbols represents more than one bit of information in a user data symbol stream for transfer using a multilevel transmission channel. The user data symbols are represented in a digital bitwise form such that each symbol is presented... Agent: Pritzkau Patent Group, LLC
20090241007 - Method and apparatus for unequal error protection of video signal over wideband high frequency wireless system: A UEP transmission apparatus based on a dynamic link includes a UEP transmission controller to verify, based on a channel state when video data is inputted, a bit field size and a bit separation point of separating a priority for each pixel element being comprised of a pixel of the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090241008 - Memory devices and encoding and/or decoding methods: Memory devices and/or encoding/decoding methods are provided. A memory device may include: a memory cell array; an internal decoder configured to apply, to a first codeword read from the memory cell array, a first decoding scheme selected based on a characteristic of a first channel in which the first codeword... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090241009 - Encoding and/or decoding memory devices and methods thereof: Encoding/decoding memory devices and methods thereof may be provided. A memory device according to example embodiments may include a memory cell array and a processor including at least one of a decoder and an encoder. The processor may be configured to adjust a redundant information rate of each channel, where... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090241010 - Memory system: A memory system includes a controller that manages data stored in the first and second storing areas. The controller determines, when a readout error occurs when the stored data in the second storing area is read out, success or failure of error correction to the read-out data based on the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090241011 - Memory device: A method of controlling a memory device connectable to a host for sending out a command to the memory device, having a medium including a plurality of sectors, a head for writing data into and reading data from the medium, and a buffer memory for storing information, the method has... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090241012 - Memory controller: A memory controller for writing data in a first semiconductor memory including a plurality of memory cells having series-connected current paths and charge storage layers includes a host interface which configured to be receivable of first data from a host apparatus, a second semiconductor memory which temporarily holds second data,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090241013 - Efficient decoupling schemes for quantum systems using soft pulses: A system and method for dynamical decoupling of a quantum system includes forming a graph including elements to account for decoupling sequence effects represented as nodes in the graph and soft pulses applied being represented as edges in the graph. Sequences which visit edges and nodes in the graph are... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090241014 - Safe threshold-detection device for a railway system: s09/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090235110 - Input/output control method, information processing apparatus, computer readable recording medium: An input/output control method for an information processing apparatus that is connected to an input/output device through first and second paths, monitors an input/output response to an input/output request issued to the input/output device through the first path, and performs a timeout process when the input/output response is not present... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090235111 - Data transmission device, and method and computer readable medium therefor: A data transmission device, configured to be connected with a plurality of terminal devices via a network, includes a data transmission unit transmitting data sequentially to the terminal devices, a determining unit determining a transmission method for transmitting the data to each of the terminal devices, and a controller configured... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20090235112 - Information processing apparatus, information processing apparatus control method and control program: An information processing apparatus includes a plurality of hardware resources and operates on a first power supply. The apparatus includes a non-volatile first storage unit that holds first fault information on a fault developed in one or more of the hardware resources even when the first power supply is shut... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090235113 - Memory error detection: Systems and methods are provided for detecting and correcting address errors in a memory system. In the memory system, a memory device generates an error-detection code based on an address transmitted via an address bus and transmits the error-detection code to a memory controller. The memory controller transmits an error... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP
20090235114 - Data writing method: According to an aspect of an embodiment, a method for controlling a controller connected to a plurality of storage units storing data, the controller including a cache and a buffer, the method comprising the steps of: storing data in the cache; generating parity data corresponding to the data and storing... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090235115 - Data storage: A data storage system comprising a plurality of storage devices, each storage device comprising a plurality of storage nodes and each storage node comprising a plurality of logical partitions such that there are at least Q copies of a particular logical partition in the storage system. Each logical partition is... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20090235116 - Systems and methods for regenerating data from a defective medium: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data regeneration. For example, a system for data regeneration is disclosed that includes a data input derived from the medium. A data detector and a data recovery system receive the data input. The data detector provides a first soft... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20090235117 - Coordinating rendezvous of multiple virtual users across multiple distributed devices: The present invention provides the ability to synchronize or rendezvous multiple virtual users across multiple distributed devices in a load testing tool with reduced network message exchange between devices.... Agent: Ibm Corporation-raleigh Swg C/o Thomas, Raring & Teague, P.c
20090235118 - Device testing system and test data obtaining method: A device testing system includes a detecting module, a data determining module, an address processing module, and a data obtaining module. The detecting module detects if the device testing system has been successfully connected with a device to be tested. The data determining module determines if the device testing system... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090235119 - System for monitoring and diagnosing remote devices: According to one embodiment, a monitoring/diagnostic apparatus is provided, which is designed for use in a system for monitoring and diagnosing a plurality of object devices. The monitoring/diagnostic apparatus has an agent management module and a diagnostic module. The agent management module is configured to manage agents for collecting operation... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090235120 - Systems and methods for testing a peripheral interfacing with a processor according to a mipi protocol: Systems and methods for testing a peripheral in accordance with a MIPI protocol are provided. A test system can test a peripheral by providing user-specified control over a test processor (which is substantially the same processor the peripheral will interface with when installed) to test, calibrate, or both test and... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20090235121 - Automated specification based functional test generation infrastructure: A method comprising the steps of (A) generating a code, (B) applying one or more constraint constructs to the code, (C) generating a coverage code and a second code in response to applying the constraint constructs to the code, (D) generating a third code in response to the code, and... Agent: Christopher P Maiorana, PC Lsi Corporation
20090235122 - Method and system for remote software testing: Systems and methods for testing a computer program executing on a remote computer physically distant from a local computer are provided. The local and remote computers are connected via a network. The remote computer includes a redirection device operative to transmit the video output of the remote computer to the... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090235123 - Computer system and bus control device: The bus control device includes a reset control unit which resets the input and output bus in response to receipt of reset instruction; a reset inhibition unit which inhibits a reset of the input and output bus triggered by a fault occurrence in the input and output bus; a log... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090235124 - Address allocation for secure bus subscribers: e
20090235125 - System for booting from a non-xip memory utilizing a boot engine that does not have ecc capabilities during booting: A booting system includes: a non-XIP memory, for storing a plurality of booting images, wherein the booting images comprise a source image and a plurality of duplicates of the source image; an XIP memory, coupled to the non-XIP memory; and a code shadowing module, coupled to the non-XIP memory and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090235126 - Batch processing apparatus and method: Proposed are a batch processing apparatus and a batch processing method capable of realizing laborsaving in a batch job operation when a failure occurs. In a batch processing apparatus and method for executing batch processing using a prescribed resource, the resource to be used by a job to be executed... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC
20090235127 - Time lag measuring device, distance measuring apparatus and distance measuring method: In measuring a certain time lag between generations of two pulse signals, a time lag measuring device prevents errors in measurement results even with an error in two reference signals for measuring the time lag. The device measures a time lag between a start signal M1 and a stop signal... Agent: Chapman And Cutler
20090235129 - Apparatus and method for hybrid detection of memory data: The data detecting apparatus may provide a voltage comparison unit that compares a reference voltage, associated with a specific data bit from among a plurality of data bits stored in a memory cell, with a threshold voltage in the memory cell, a detection unit that detects a value of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090235128 - Data detecting apparatus based on channel information and method thereof: An apparatus and a method for detecting data stored in a memory cell based on channel information of the memory cell are provided. The data detecting apparatus may include a voltage comparison unit that compares a plurality of soft decision reference voltages between neighboring hard decision reference voltages with a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090235130 - Test pattern customization of high speed sas networks in a manufacturing test system: A method for testing a high-speed serial interface, comprising: generating a customized stress test pattern configured to violate an 8bit/10bit-encoding scheme into an expander, the customized stress test pattern is configured to stress the high-speed serial interface beyond marginal limits resulting in less testing to force errors within the high-speed... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division
20090235131 - Method and apparatus for processing failures during semiconductor device testing: Methods and apparatus for processing failures during semiconductor device testing are described. Examples of the invention can relate to testing a device under test (DUT). Fail capture logic can be provided, coupled to test probes and memory, to indicate only first failures of failures detected on output pins of the... Agent: MoserIPLaw Group / Formfactor, Inc.
20090235132 - Method and apparatus for broadcasting scan patterns in a scan-based integrated circuit: A broadcaster, system, and method for reducing test data volume and test application time in an ATE (automatic test equipment) in a scan-based integrated circuit. The scan-based integrated circuit contains multiple scan chains, each scan chain comprising multiple scan cells coupled in series. The broadcaster is a combinational logic network... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090235133 - Slack-based transition-fault testing: A system that generates test patterns for detecting transition faults in an integrated circuit (IC). During operation, the system receives slack times for each net in the IC. Note that a slack time for a net is the minimum amount of delay that the given net can tolerate before violating... Agent: Pvf -- Synopsys, Inc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090235134 - Test pattern generation for diagnosing scan chain failures: Embodiments of the disclosed technology comprise techniques that can be used to generate scan chain test patterns and improve scan chain failure diagnosis resolution. For example, certain embodiments can be used to generate high quality chain diagnosis test patterns that are able to isolate a scan chain defect to a... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20090235136 - Addressable test access port method and apparatus: The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for making device TAPs addressable to allow device TAPs to be accessed in a parallel arrangement without the need for having a unique TMS signal for each device TAP in the arrangement. According to the disclosure, device TAPs are addressed by inputting... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090235135 - Bsc macrostructure for three-dimensional wiring and substrate having the bsc macrostructure: A BSC macrostructure for three-dimensional wiring includes a BSC (boundary scan cell) and an aperture electrode for electrode connection which is connected to the BSC.... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20090235138 - Apparatus and method for supporting automatic retransmission request (arq) in a wireless relay communication system: A wireless multi-hop relay communication system includes a terminal for transmitting an Automatic Retransmission reQuest (ARQ) block of a Media Access Control (MAC) layer in an access link, an access link relay station for determining if there is an error in the ARQ block received on the access link and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090235137 - Communication apparatus, communication method and program: A communication apparatus includes an error detection unit conducting error detection on N packet data units received in N transmission processes; a first transmission unit transmitting an affirmative response signal or a first retransmission request signal depending on a result of the error detection; a storage unit storing an affirmatively... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090235139 - Method of processing harq by considering measurement gap: A HARQ processing method is disclosed, by which a measurement gap is considered. In particular, as a terminal performs an inter-measurement operation, if HARQ feedback information reception is impossible, the terminal determines HARQ feedback information, which is not received for a next HARQ operation, as ACK or NACK by itself... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090235140 - Systems and methods for adaptive hybrid automatic retransmission requests: Packet transmission is performed in a wireless adaptive hybrid automatic repeat request transmission system. An optimized assignment rate for a packet is determined based at least in part on a maximal number of transmission attempts and a long term signal to noise ration of the wireless transmission system, an optimized... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090235141 - Transmission of multimedia streams to mobile devices with cross stream association: A system and method for wirelessly transmitting audiovisual information. A first plurality of packets including audiovisual information may be generated. A second plurality of packets including error correction coding information for the audiovisual information may be generated. Control information for associating the error correction coding information with the audiovisual information... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20090235143 - Ldpc-coded multilevel modulation scheme: A PMD compensation scheme suitable for use in multilevel block-coded modulation schemes with coherent detection.... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC (necl)
20090235142 - Systems using low density parity check codes for correcting errors: A system corrects errors in a bit stream. The system includes an encoder and a decoder. The encoder encodes the bit stream using a low density parity check code by inserting parity check bits into the bit stream to generate codewords. The decoder decodes the codewords using parity check equations... Agent: Steven J. Cahill/ Hitachi Gst
20090235144 - Parity check matrix generation method, data transmission system, encoding device, decoding device, and a parity check matrix generation program: A method is disclosed that allows the easy generation of low-density parity-check codes that can realize superior error-correcting characteristics. A processor (50) of a transmission line encoder constructs parity check matrix H from partial matrix H1 of m rows and k columns on the left side and partial matrix H2... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090235145 - Memory device repair apparatus, systems, and methods: Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed, such as those that operate within a memory device to replace one or more selected failing memory cells with one or more repair memory cells and to correct data digits read from other failing memory cells in the memory device using a different method.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/micron
20090235146 - Systems and methods for using intrinsic data for regenerating data from a defective medium: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data regeneration. For example, a system for data regeneration is disclosed that includes a data input derived from the medium. A data detector and a data recovery system receive the data input. The data detector provides a first soft... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20090235147 - Rate matching method in mobile communication system: A rate matching method is provided for a mobile communication system that performs an adjustment to a code rate based on an optimal level by puncturing or repetition to respective bit streams of transport channels. The rate matching method is preferably applicable to uplink and downlink rate matching for channel... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey09/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090228738 - Fault detection and correction for single and multiple media players connected to electronic displays, and related devices, methods and systems: Systems, devices, software, hardware and networks adapted and arranged for monitoring and correcting faults in networked media player systems that include electronic displays are provided. After detection or notification of a fault in at least one networked media player in a network of at least two, or N, media players... Agent: Gary L. Shaffer
20090228739 - Recovery while programming non-volatile memory (nvm): A method of performing recovery in conjunction with programming an array of NVM cells. First, erasing the array cells and loading an SRAM with user data. When programming the cells, flip bits in the SRAM which are successfully programmed (pass PV). If programming is not successful, read the failed data... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.
20090228740 - Storage control apparatus and failure recovery method for storage control apparatus: A storage control apparatus of the present invention reduces the frequency of disk drive failures. An error management part manages the number of times errors occur in respective disk drives. A disk drive in which the number of errors meets or exceeds a threshold value is selected as a disk... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090228741 - Method and system to monitor a diverse heterogeneous application environment: A method to detect potential problems within a heterogeneous and diverse application environment. Operations data is received from a plurality of application servers within the application environment. The operations data pertains to operations performed at the plurality of application servers over a predetermined time interval. The operations data is aggregated.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg Woessener & Kluth, P.A.
20090228742 - Trace functionality in a mobile device: Systems and methods are provided for tracing parameters indicative of performance of a mobile device that is not tethered to a host computer. The mobile device is instructed to monitor a performance characteristic when the mobile device is not tethered to the host computer. The instructions may be to trace... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090228743 - Data processing system and method: A data processing system for logging memory access data; the data processing system having a memory management unit to support a virtual memory environment having a first data structure to store address translation data (VPN1 . . . VPNN, PPN1 . . . PPNn) to relate a virtual address to... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090228744 - Method and system for cache-based dropped write protection in data storage systems: A method and system for cache-based dropped write protection in data storage systems are provided. An implementation involves detecting undetected write errors in a storage system, by writing data to a storage medium from a data cache; maintaining a copy of the data in the data cache until said data... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. C/o Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20090228745 - Error backup method: A control method for controlling an information processing device including a first processor, a second processor, and a plurality of devices, including the steps of: detecting an error of at least one device of the plurality of devices by the first processor; storing an error log related to the detected... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090228746 - Oscillation adjusting circuit and method: An oscillation tuning circuit is provided and includes a first circuit. The first circuit receives an input data stream with a known time interval, producing a first output signal having a first period, determines a first error signal representing a difference between the known time interval and a measured duration... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090228747 - Test system for conducting parallel bit test: Provided is a test system conducting a parallel bit test. The test system, conducting a parallel bit test on a plurality of memory modules mounted on a socket, comprises a plurality of counters and a comparator. Each of the counters counts the number of data output signals in the same... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090228748 - Method to automatically determine host to lun (logical unit number) path availability for multi path attached storage systems: The present disclosure provides testing of a storage system. The test may compare the storage array controller LUNs which may be configured to be accessible by a host with the LUNs which are currently available to prevent a zero path scenario from occurring. The test may verify at least one... Agent: Lsi Corporation C/o Suiter Swantz PC Llo
20090228750 - Controller applying stimulus data while continuously receiving serial stimulus data: An emulator for emulating operations of data processing circuitry normally connected to and cooperable with a peripheral circuit includes serial scanning circuitry connectable to the peripheral circuit. The serial scanning circuitry provides to and receives from the peripheral circuit signals which would normally be provided and received by the data... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090228749 - Method and apparatus for selectively compacting test responses: A method and apparatus to compact test responses containing unknown values or multiple fault effects in a deterministic test environment. The proposed selective compactor employs a linear compactor with selection circuitry for selectively passing test responses to the compactor. In one embodiment, gating logic is controlled by a control register,... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20090228751 - method for performing logic built-in-self-test cycles on a semiconductor chip and a corresponding semiconductor chip with a test engine: A method, structure and design system for performing logic built-in-self-test (LBIST) cycles on a semiconductor chip with a plurality of logic circuits and a plurality of storage elements connected serially to a number of LBIST stumps (pattern segments) between a pseudo-random-pattern generator (30) and a multiple-input-signature register. The semiconductor chip... Agent: Ibm Microelectronics Intellectual Property Law
20090228752 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: A semiconductor integrated circuit, including a data input unit for receiving an input data signal to be supplied to an external data input terminal, a storage unit for storing the input data signal received by the data input unit, a timing generating unit for generating a timing signal in response... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090228753 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for detecting and decoding enhanced dedicated channel hybrid automatic repeat request indicator channel transmissions: A wireless communication method and apparatus for detecting and decoding enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) hybrid automatic repeat request (H-ARQ) indicator channel (E-HICH) transmissions are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) receives E-HICH transmissions and detects an H-ARQ indicator transmitted via the E-HICH by performing a binary hypothesis test. The WTRU... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090228754 - Apparatuses and methods for controlling automatic repeat request (arq) reset in broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for controlling an Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ) reset in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) sender for receiving one or more data from a transmitter, a controller for determining whether the data is received in order... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090228755 - Method and system for memory management in a harq communications system: A method is provided for memory management in a communications system using a HARQ error control mechanism, in which a transmitter establishes a plurality of HARQ channels with a receiver. The method includes determining whether each received encoded HARQ packet needs to be combined with an encoded HARQ packet already... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090228758 - Apparatus and method for generating low density parity check code: A Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) encoding apparatus and method are provided. The LDPC encoding apparatus includes a controller for determining a number of zeros b to be inserted in an input information vector when a length of the input information vector is less than a length of a use... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090228756 - Diversity combining iterative decoder: An iterative decoder circuit includes an N number of sub-decoders, N−1 of the sub-decoders each being responsive to a baseband signal from one of M number of signal processing circuits. Each of the N−1 number of sub-decoders includes, an inner delay responsive to a baseband signal provided by a corresponding... Agent: Maryam Imam
20090228757 - Encoder, decoder, and encoding system: A coding system in which the coding apparatus generates information bits and parity bits and transmits the parity bits and information bits selectively to the decoding apparatus. The decoding apparatus predicts the information bits, stores the predicted information bits, also stores the parity and information bits received from the encoding... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090228759 - Method of encoding and decodoing: generating a codevector by selecting a fifth predetermined number of user data symbols and a sixth predetermined number of parity symbols from said codeword, the sum of said fifth and sixth number being predetermined and smaller than the sum of said second and forth number.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090228760 - Robust and efficient communications systems apparatus using koay-vaman transform technique to handle burst noise: The proposed invention teaches the principle of KV transform coding is an orthogonal and invertible “embedded transform coding” method that provides a very efficient error control with low-complexity decoding and operates at very low Eb/N0. It is unique in the sense that it corrects errors and the remaining samples in... Agent: Dhadesugoor R. Vaman
20090228761 - Efficient readout from analog memory cells using data compression: A method for data storage includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective input storage values to the memory cells in the group. After storing the data, respective output storage values are read from the analog memory cells in the group. Respective confidence levels of... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20090228762 - Inforamtion precessing apparatus and non-volatile semiconductor memory drive: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body and a memory drive which is accommodated in the main body. The main body includes a main control module which receives information including errors and error correction codes for correcting the errors from the memory drive, corrects the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090228764 - Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in the digital broadcasting system: A transmitting system and a method for processing data are disclosed herein. The transmitting system includes a service multiplexer and at least one transmitter located in a remote position from the service multiplexer. Herein, the service multiplexer generates an RS frame having the size of N(row)xl87(column) bytes including at least... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090228765 - Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in the digital broadcasting system: A transmitting system and a method of processing data are disclosed herein. The transmitting system includes a service multiplexer and at least one transmitter located in a remote position from the service multiplexer. The service multiplexer transmits an operations and maintenance (OM) packet and mobile service data. Herein, the OM... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090228763 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data with error correction: The invention provides a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data with error correction. In a data packet of a video stream, important data may be discarded because the total number of errors of important data and normal data exceeds a limit, even though important data itself has no... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090228766 - Simulatenous pmd compensation and chromatic dispersion compensation using ldpc coded ofdm: A method includes estimating quadrature amplitude modulated QAM symbols in an LDPC encoded OFDM signal for transmission, performing channel estimation by training sequence to determine channel coefficients in reception of the LDPC encoded OFDM signal; and obtaining channel information detection and decoding of the LDPC encoded signal.... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090228767 - Method and apparatus of encoding and decoding data using low density parity check code in a wireless communication system: A method of encoding data using low density parity check (LDPC) code defined by a m×n parity check matrix is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes encoding input source data using the parity check matrix, wherein the parity check matrix comprises a plurality of z×z sub-matrices of which row weights... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090228768 - Resource sharing in decoder architectures: A state metric calculator for calculating state metrics of stages in a trellis of a sequence estimation technique is described. The calculator has a processing path containing operations needed for calculating a state metric of a trellis stage from state metrics of an earlier trellis stage. One or more data... Agent: Mauriel Kapouytian & Treffert LLP
20090228769 - Meta-viterbi algorithm for use in communication systems: Herein described is a system and a method of detecting and correcting data bit errors using a sequence of one or more codewords transmitted through a communication channel characterized by intersymbol interference. Each of the one or more codewords incorporates one or encodes one or more parity bits. The codewords... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090228770 - Fast debugging tool for crc insertion in mpeg-2 video decoder: A video decoder capable of generating a check data in response to a data selection code for debugging is disclosed. The video decoder includes a plurality of functional blocks, wherein each said plurality of functional blocks has a output signal to be used as an input signal for a next... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20090228771 - Multi-rate ldpc code system and method: A method for creating cyclic permutation matrices P (810), with an arbitrary size Z×Z set by a parameter Z5 and which are used to create one or more LDPC related matrices in OFDMA systems, comprising: defining an integer value Z; creating an initial matrix (810); creating a matrix (810) by... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC
20090228772 - Method of determining a corruption indication of a sequence of encoded data frames: The present invention relates to a method of determining a corruption indication of a sequence (100) of encoded data frames distributed over a network, said data frames being encoded according to a predictive block-based encoding technique. Said method comprises the steps of: —decoding the sequence of encoded data frames so... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing09/03/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090222686 - Self maintained computer system utilizing robotics: A self-maintained computer system includes a computer system having a plurality of interconnected computer components and a robot associated with the computer system that is configured to carry a spare computer component and further configured to replace a computer component of the computer system with the spare computer component. The... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. / Sun / Stk
20090222687 - Method and system for telecommunication apparatus fast fault notification: A method and system for containing a fault in a network node. A loss of all remaining communication links from a node is detected. A time duration from the loss of a first remaining communication link to the loss of a last remaining communication link is determined. It is established... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20090222688 - Information processing apparatus and nonvolatile semiconductor memory drive: According to one embodiment, a control module of a nonvolatile semiconductor memory drive has a first erase mode in which an address management table, which is indicative of a correspondency between logical block addresses and physical addresses of a nonvolatile semiconductor memory, is initialized to set the memory area of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222689 - Memory device internal parameter reliability: Embodiments herein may store redundant copies of an operational parameter associated with an internal operation of a memory device. The redundant copies and associated parity bits may be stored in sets of writeable, non-volatile storage cells. A working area of the memory device may subsequently be populated with one or... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/micron
20090222690 - Automated computing appliance disaster recovery: A system and method for automatic disaster recovery of a computing appliance including reconstruction of its previous operational state. A configuration bundle that includes configuration data, software revision level and a list of system updates is used to recover the device's operation state. The system and method can also be... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090222691 - Data migration manager: A method and apparatus for transactions during a data migration. The transfer of data from an old database to a new database is structured as a set of small transactions. The transactions can be structured in a hierarchy of dependent transactions such that the transactions are nested or similarly hierarchical.... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222693 - Method and apparatus for masking debug resources: A method uses an integrated circuit having a debug status register. The integrated circuit is for being debugged by a hardware debugger external to the integrated circuit and has a processing unit for executing debug software. The debug status register is coupled to the processing unit and is for being... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090222692 - Method and apparatus for sharing debug resources: A method includes providing an integrated circuit having a plurality of debug resources. The debug resources are usable exclusively for debug operations. The debug operations include operations directed by debug software executed by the integrated circuit and operations directed by external debug hardware which is external to the integrated circuit.... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090222694 - Model-based hardware exerciser, device, system and method thereof: Device, system and method for verification of a hardware system-under-test including at least one processor. A method includes building an executable image of a hardware exerciser adapted for execution on a test platform selected from: a simulation accelerator, a hardware emulator, a prototype hardware system, and a hardware production wafer.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090222695 - System and method for sharing a communications link between multiple communications protocols: A system and method for sharing a communications link between multiple protocols is described that comprises a system comprising a communications interface configured to exchange information with other systems using at least one of a plurality of protocols; a protocol select register that stores a value that selects a protocol... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090222696 - System and method for detecting non-reproducible pseudo-random test cases: A method for monitoring a test case generator system by detecting non-reproducible pseudo-random test cases, comprising: building a first pseudo-random test case having a first sequence of seeds comprising a first starting seed and a first ending seed through the test case generator system; reproducing the first sequence of seeds... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090222697 - Dynamic functional testing coverage based on failure dependency graph: A method, system and computer program product is disclosed for providing test coverage for detecting failures in a software application. The method comprises the steps of identifying a set of test cases; and for each of at least a subset of said test cases, identifying one or more of the... Agent: Ibm Corporation Lotus Software
20090222698 - Method and apparatus for entering monitor state by an access terminal in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for processing of Monitor state by an access terminal is provided, comprising issuing a ControlChannelMAC.Activate command, issuing a ForwardTrafficChannelMAC.Activate command, issuing a SharedSignalingMAC.Activate command, issuing an OverheadMessage.Activate command, setting an internal variable NumAccessAttempts to ‘0’, determining whether a current superframe number is in a PageTimes array,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090222699 - Method for displaying quality of a digital communications link for field devices of automation technology: A method for displaying the quality of a digital communications link for field devices of automation technology on a field device serving as a monitoring unit. According to the method telegrams are transmitted via the communications link and are tapped in the monitoring unit and tested according to at least... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090222700 - Providing system reset information to service provider: Methods for collection of device reset history from a network communication device comprising: (a) determining whether a reset condition is triggered by software or hardware, (b) for a software triggered reset: (i) upon a software exception, retrieving related reset information, (ii) upon an operator initiation, retrieving related reset information, (iii)... Agent: Arris International, Inc
20090222701 - Apparatus for determining number of bits to be stored in memory cell: Example embodiments relate to an apparatus which may determine a length of data to be stored in a memory cell, and may store the data in a memory based on the determined length. A memory data storage apparatus according to example embodiments may, include: a determination unit that may determine... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090222702 - Method for operating a memory device: In the method for operating a memory device which has a number of blocks, blocks are marked as intact, suspect, or defective. Blocks marked as suspect are monitored. A device for operating a memory device and a memory device.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090222703 - Information processing apparatus and nonvolatile semiconductor memory drive: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an information processing apparatus main body, and a nonvolatile semiconductor memory drive. The semiconductor memory drive includes a control module configured to control execution of data read and write on a nonvolatile semiconductor memory in units of a predetermined number of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222705 - Data processor system and a method for communication data: A data processor system is described comprising a first and a second data processor unit (PU1, PU2). The first data processor unit (PU1) has a data source (SW1, IP11, IP 12) for providing data units for transmission to the second data processor unit (PU2) and a retry buffer (RBUF) for... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090222704 - Forward feedback for ul macrodiversity: A method of controlling a data unit transmission from a sender (10) to a receiver (11) is described, comprising the steps: the sender (10) sending a data unit (101) to the receiver (11), the receiver (11) sending to the sender (10) a feedback message (102) comprising receipt status information (104)... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090222706 - Apparatus and methyod for channel encoding and decoding in communication system using low-denisty parity-check codes: An apparatus and a method for channel encoding/decoding in a communication system are provided. The apparatus and the method generate LDPC-encoded blocks with various lengths from an LDPC code with fixed length in a communication system using a Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) code. The apparatus and the method perform shortening using... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090222707 - Semiconductor memory device having capability of stable initial operation: A semiconductor memory device is capable of outputting a preset logic level through an EDC pin according to an operation mode during an initial operation, and providing a stable operation according to the specification of the semiconductor memory device just after the input of a data clock (WCK). The semiconductor... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090222708 - Error correcting device and error correcting method: An error correcting device for correcting erroneous data included in data read out from a nonvolatile memory includes a determining unit that determines whether the data read out from the nonvolatile memory include an error beyond an error correcting capability of the error correcting device. When the determining unit has... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090222709 - Universal packet loss recovery system for delivery of real-time streaming multimedia content over packet-switched networks: The Universal Packet Loss Recovery System is capable of recovering end-to-end network packet losses to obtain reliable end-to-end network delivery of multimedia streaming content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, where packet losses appear above the transport layer. This system incorporates the use of Packet Forward Error Correction Coding (FEC) with... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP
20090222711 - Generalized multi-threshold decoder for low-density parity check codes: Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for error correction of a communication signal. A generalized multiple threshold scheme for iteratively decoding a received codeword may include generating a bit reliability based on a channel output reliability and an updated bit reliability from a previous decoding iteration, where the bit reliability... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090222710 - Selectively applied hybrid min-sum approximation for constraint node updates of ldpc decoders: In accordance with one or more embodiments, a decoder may determine whether a lowest reliability value of a plurality of codeword bits that correspond to a particular output reliability value for a particular constraint node of a parity-check matrix is greater than a threshold value (e.g., an offset), and if... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090222712 - Decoding scheme for correcting both erasures and errors of reed-solomon codes in a digital communication system: A method for correcting both erasures and errors of Reed-Solomon codes in a digital communication system is provided. The method comprises the steps of: calculating a syndrome; calculating a set of erasure locations; replacing errata evaluator polynomial by a function having a difference value; and replacing errata locator polynomial by... Agent: Frank F. Tian
20090222713 - Semiconductor device and method for operating the same: Semiconductor device includes a pad for outputting a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) data for error detection and a signal outputting unit for outputting the CRC data or a data strobe signal, which is output together with data of being output in response to a read command, through the pad according... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLPPrevious industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support
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