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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 02/24/2011 > 43 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110047404 - Analysis and prediction systems and methods for recovery based social networking: Systems and methods for recovery based social networking are presented. An analysis module analyzes past and current activity of users on the social networking platform. The analysis module predicts, based on user activity, when particular users will need support from user identified supporters and healthcare professionals. The analysis module sends... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20110047405 - System and method for implementing an intelligent backup technique for cluster resources: Method and system for implementing a backup in a cluster comprising a plurality of interconnected nodes, at least one of the nodes comprising a cluster resource manager (CRM), and at least one of the nodes comprising a policy engine (PE), the PE maintaining at least one dependency associated with at... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20110047406 - Systems and methods for sending, receiving and managing electronic messages: Systems and methods for electronic message may include receiving information from a sending device. The information may include a prioritization determination, initial receiving device destinations, alternate receiving device destinations, and a determination of a plurality of responses to message delivery failures from the sending device. Data may be attached to... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP
20110047407 - Power and data redundancy in a single wiring closet: Redundancy of data and/or Inline Power in a wired data telecommunications network from a first network device and a second network device configured as power sourcing equipment (PSE) devices and coupled together and to a third network device (such as a PD) via a Y device is provided by providing... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20110047408 - Handling of hard errors in a cache of a data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus and method are provided for handling hard errors. The data processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry for performing data processing operations, and cache storage having a plurality of cache records for storing data values for access by the processing circuitry when performing the data processing operations. A... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20110047409 - Storage device supporting auto backup function: A storage device having an automatic backup function, which is connected to a host apparatus to store user data, is provided. The storage device includes a storage medium which stores the user data, and a controller which controls data writing and reading of the storage medium. The controller backs up... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110047410 - Redundant configuration method of a storage system maintenance/management apparatus: Provided is a method of managing a computer system including a plurality of storage systems and a plurality of management appliances for managing the plurality of storage systems. A first management appliance and a second management appliance hold an identifier of a first storage system and management data obtained from... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20110047411 - Handling of errors in a data processing apparatus having a cache storage and a replicated address storage: A data processing apparatus and method are provided for handling errors. The data processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry for performing data processing operations, a cache storage having a plurality of cache records for storing data values for access by the processing circuitry when performing the data processing operations, and a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20110047412 - Parallel programming error constructs: A system receives a program, allocates the program to a first software unit of execution (UE) and a second software UE, executes a first portion of the program with the first and second software UEs in parallel, and determines whether an error is detected during execution of the first portion... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20110047413 - Methods and devices for detecting service failures and maintaining computing services using a resilient intelligent client computer: Intelligent client computing devices track and record the changes they make to data, applications, and services. Systems, devices, and computer readable media for detecting service tier failures and maintaining application services provide a resilient client architecture that allows a client application on an intelligent client to automatically detect the unavailability... Agent: J.a. Lindeman & Co. PLLC
20110047415 - Debugging of business flows deployed in production servers: Facilitating debugging of business flows deployed on a production server. An aspect of the present invention processes some service requests (received from a client system) in a normal mode and some other service requests in a debug mode concurrently, all according to a business flow. According to another aspect, the... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20110047414 - Method and apparatus for cause analysis involving configuration changes: A technique determines which configuration change(s) caused an application invocation failure of a computer application without the need for a knowledge database. To determine which configuration change is the most likely cause, the cause analysis program (121) checks other computers (102) that have experienced the same configuration changes. The cause... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110047416 - Method and apparatus for using a one-time or few-time programmable memory with a host device designed for erasable-rewriteable memory: The embodiments described herein can be used to enable one-time or few-time programmable memories to work with existing consumer electronic devices (such as those that work with flash—an erasable, non-volatile memory) without requiring a firmware upgrade, thereby providing backwards compatibility while minimizing user impact. As such, these embodiments are a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20110047417 - Method and system for error detection in pattern definitions: A method and system for detecting errors in stored pattern definitions. The method describes structuring a pattern definition into a specified format and creating a pattern definition file. The structured pattern definition contents are hashed to generate a filename for the pattern definition file. This filename, along with a corresponding... Agent: Unisys Corporation Office Of The General Counsel
20110047418 - Systems and methods for using rule-based fault detection in a building management system: A controller for a building management system includes a system of rules for detecting faults in the building management system. The rules include content conditions and trigger conditions. The content conditions are not checked until one or more of the trigger conditions are met. A rule-based fault detection engine may... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20110047420 - Method and system for testing chips: A chip operating method is provided which includes enabling a transmission mechanism or a receiving mechanism of the chip while normally operating the chip. The method further includes enabling both of the transmission mechanism and the receiving mechanism of the chip while testing the chip.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20110047421 - Nand flash-based storage device with built-in test-ahead for failure anticipation: A test-ahead feature for non-volatile memory-based mass storage devices to anticipate device failure. The test-ahead feature includes a method performed with a solid-state mass storage device having a controller, a cache memory, and at least one non-volatile memory device. At least a first block is reserved on the at least... Agent: Hartman & Hartman, P.C.
20110047422 - Non-volatile memory cell read failure reduction: The present disclosure includes various method, device, and system embodiments for reducing non-volatile memory cell read failures. One such method embodiment includes performing a first read operation, using an initial read potential, to determine a state of a selected memory cell in a string of non-volatile memory cells. This method... Agent: Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch , PLLC
20110047423 - Integrated circuit including a programmable logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilities and a method therefor: An integrated circuit including a logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilities and a method therefor. In one embodiment of the present invention, an embedded logic analyzer (ELA) receives a plurality of signals from a plurality of buses within an integrated circuit (IC). The ELA includes an interconnect module... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20110047424 - Integrated circuit including a programmable logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilites and a method therefor: An integrated circuit including a logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilities and a method therefor. In one embodiment of the present invention, an embedded logic analyzer (ELA) receives a plurality of signals from a plurality of buses within an integrated circuit (IC). The ELA includes an interconnect module... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20110047425 - On-chip logic to log failures during production testing and enable debugging for failure diagnosis: On-chip logic includes a shadow register cross-coupled with a multiple input shift/signature register (MISR). The shadow register facilitates debugging by shifting out a test signature while resetting the MISR with a fault-free signature. The on-chip logic may further include comparator circuitry to produce an output signal by comparing the test... Agent: Mentor Graphics Corp. Patent Group
20110047426 - Method and apparatus for low-pin-count scan compression: A low-pin-count scan compression method and apparatus for reducing test data volume and test application time in a scan-based integrated circuit. The scan-based integrated circuit contains one or more scan chains, each scan chain comprising one or more scan cells coupled in series. The method and apparatus includes a programmable... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20110047427 - Integrated circuit including a programmable logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilities and a method therefor: An integrated circuit including a logic analyzer with enhanced analyzing and debugging capabilities and a method therefor. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a logic analyzer having a first input receiving a plurality of signals and an output for providing an indication of a detection, by the logic analyzer,... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20110047428 - On-device constrained random verification for device development: A method of functionally verifying a device under test having at least one processor and at least one memory is disclosed. The method includes creating verification data for the device under test using a constrained random verification data creation process executed on the at least one processor. The verification data... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services
20110047430 - Improved harq process management: The invention relates to a method for receiving data units when using one HARQ process of an HARQ protocol. The memory associated to the HARQ process is divided into several sub-areas, which are addressable by an identifier. Then, when data is received, same is stored in one of the sub-areas.... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20110047429 - Method and apparatus for providing implicit negative acknowledgement: An approach is provided for utilizing implicit negative acknowledgement. A determination is made that a user equipment is out of synchronization (e.g., with respect to the uplink). A control signal specifying timing alignment information is generated for transmission to the user equipment. An implicit negative acknowledgement corresponding to retransmission of... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20110047431 - Verification device, verification method, and verification program: A verification device includes a data verifying unit that verifies whether data in a packet has an error using a first or a second verification mode, a packet generating unit that generates a packet in accordance with a first packet generation mode or a second packet generation mode respectively corresponding... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110047432 - Apparatus and method for coding in communication system: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for coding in a communication system. The coding method includes generating an information codeword vector from an information vector, generating a first vector in the information vector from an information part of a parity check matrix, generating a first parity codeword vector by performing... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110047433 - System and method for structured ldpc code family with fixed code length and no puncturing: A family of low density parity check (LDPC) codes is generated based on a mother code having a highest code rate. The low density parity check (LDPC) codes include a codeword size of at least 1344. The LDPC codes also include a plurality of parity bits in a lower triangular... Agent: Docket Clerk
20110047434 - Wireless communication of turbo coded atsc m/h data with time diversity: In an ATSC M/H wireless broadcast system, data for transmission is turbo encoded into turbo-encoded data blocks. The turbo-coded data blocks are processed for transmission by scheduling a plurality of portions of the block for transmission during respectively corresponding transmit intervals that are temporally separated from one another. The portions... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110047435 - Method and system for providing short block length low density parity check (ldpc) codes: An approach is provided for generating Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) codes. An LDPC encoder generates a short LDPC code by shortening longer mother codes. The short LDPC code has an outer Bose Chaudhuri Hocquenghem (BCH) code. According to another aspect, for an LDPC code with code rate of ⅗... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20110047436 - Turbo decoder employing arp (almost regular permutation) interleave and arbitrary number of decoding processors: Turbo decoder employing ARP (almost regular permutation) interleave and arbitrary number of decoding processors. A novel approach is presented herein by which an arbitrarily selected number (M) of decoding processors (e.g., a plurality of parallel implemented turbo decoders) be employed to perform decoding of a turbo coded signal while still... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20110047437 - Apparatus, system, and method for graceful cache device degradation: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for graceful cache device degradation. The method may include determining the risk of data loss on the cache device, which may increase (as with Flash memory) with use and age. If the risk of data loss on the cache devices exceeds a threshold... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20110047438 - Computer and data storage method: A computer and a method for accessing data in the computer are provided. The computer comprises a mainboard chipset, a conventional hard disk, a flash memory and a controller. The controller is connected with the flash memory and selectively stores data to the hard disk or the flash memory according... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110047439 - Soft error rate protection for memories: Methods and apparatus for performing parity and/or ECC operations are disclosed. An example method includes determining that an opcode is being transmitted on a bus and determining if the transmitted opcode is a memory operation. In the event the transmitted opcode is a memory write operation, the example method includes... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20110047440 - Systems and methods to respond to error detection: Systems and methods to respond to error detection are provided. First data may be received at a first memory controller port in response to a read command issued from the first memory controller port. The read command may be issued as a second read command from a second memory controller... Agent: Ibm-rochester C/o Toler Law Group
20110047441 - Chien search device and chien search method: To provide a Chien search device and a Chien search method capable of performing a Chien search process at a high speed. The Chien search device calculates an error position at the time of correcting an error included in data read from a nonvolatile memory, and includes a first processing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110047442 - Forward error correction for memories: Methods, systems, and devices are described for forward error correction for flash memory. Encoded data from flash memory may be used to generate a number of data streams. At each of a number of error detection sub-modules operating in parallel, a different one of the data streams is processed. Each... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20110047443 - Network communication protocol for large scale distribution of streaming content: Forward error correction may be implemented in a network having first, second and third nodes. The second node receives streaming media message packets and one or more check packets from an upstream first node. The second node transmits the message packets and check packets to a downstream third node. The... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent
20110047444 - Variable rate coding for enabling high performance communication: A protocol for optimizing the use of coded transmissions such as over wireless links. In this technique, interframes are split into segments selected to be an optimum size according to transmission characteristics of the radio channel. The inverse process is applied at the receiver. Using this scheme, segments containing erroneous... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20110047445 - Method for recovery of lost and/or corrupted data: A method for recovery of lost and/or corrupted data, whereby this data is encoded by means of an encoder connected to the transmitter device and transmitted via a transmission channel to the receiver device. The transmitted data is decoded by means of a decoder connected to the receiver device wherein... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20110047446 - Network management apparatus for setting communication method of network apparatus: A network management apparatus includes: a receiving unit for receiving from a first network apparatus a notification of a communication method setting incompatibility with a second network apparatus connected to a first port of the first network apparatus; and a setting unit for setting on the second network apparatus a... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.02/17/2011 > 48 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110041000 - Method and a device for adjusting a trunk state: The present invention provides a method and a device for adjusting a trunk state, wherein the method includes: if a media gateway controller receives a request of a new service and thus uses the trunk circuit, sending an adding command message to a media gateway; after receiving the adding command... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law
20110041001 - Automatic system for power and data redundancy in a wired data telecommunications netork: Redundancy of data and/or Inline Power in a wired data telecommunications network from a pair of power sourcing equipment (PSE) devices via an automatic selection device is provided by providing redundant signaling to/from each of the pair of PSE devices, and coupling a port of one PSE device and a... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20110041002 - System, method, computer program for multidirectional pathway selection: The present invention is directed at determining a network pathway between two end points within the network. The network pathway to be used can be determined based on parameters monitored or measured at either or both of the two end points. The present invention is also directed to managing the... Agent: Miller Thompson, LLP
20110041003 - Method and apparatus for h(e)nb integrity verification and validation: An apparatus and method for providing home evolved node-B (H(e)NB) integrity verification and validation using autonomous validation and semi-autonomous validation is disclosed herein.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20110041004 - Backup management method based on mode of failure: A storage management program is provided with a function of determining a suspension/continuation of a remote backup based on an operation-at-failure management table, and accomplishes the suspension/continuation of the backup based on the application in which a failure has occurred and the mode of this failure. The storage management program... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110041005 - Controller and method for providing read status and spare block management information in a flash memory system: The embodiments described herein provide a controller and method for providing status and spare block management information in a flash memory system, as well for managing spare block allocation in cooperation with a host. In one embodiment, a controller receives a command from a host, retrieves data from flash memory,... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20110041006 - Distributed transaction processing: A system and method for processing a distributed transaction for an application are disclosed. Conventionally transactions on critical data (e.g. financial information) are processed using a database architecture whereby a persistent database (typically a redundant disk array) comprises the master record. In cases where large amounts of data need to... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110041008 - Clock data recovery system: A clock data recovery system is described. It includes a high pass filter for transmitting a filtered data signal in response to receiving an input data signal; an adder for summing the filtered data signal with a feedback signal, wherein the adder produces a summed input signal; a plurality of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110041007 - Controller for reading data from non-volatile memory: The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to solid state drive controllers. In some implementations, a device includes a buffer that holds a block of data corresponding to a command from a host. The command identifies the block of data and a logical sequence in which the identified block... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110041009 - Managing extrinsic processes: Methods, program products, and systems for monitoring extrinsic processes are described. A monitoring process can monitor one or more target processes. The target processes can be extrinsic, e.g., not spawned by the monitoring process. The monitoring process reads a process registry to identify which processes among multiple processes to monitor.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20110041010 - System-on-chip with master/slave debug interface: A System-on-Chip (SOC) integrated circuit (IC) debugging system includes a plurality of SOC ICs connected to a shared debug bus. One of the plurality of SOC ICs is a master SOC IC having a master/slave debug interface. The master/slave debug interface on the master SOC IC is a bidirectional debug... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20110041012 - Method of sharing a test resource at a plurality of test sites, automated test equipment, handler for loading and unloading devices to be tested and test system: A method of sharing a test resource at a plurality of test sites executes respective test flows at the plurality of test sites with an offset in time, the respective test flows accessing the test resource at a predetermined position in the test flow.... Agent: Gregory W. Osterloth Holland & Hart, LLP
20110041011 - Test signal generating apparatus: The present invention is to provide a test signal generating apparatus which can generate a test signal for testing a device that dynamically change its operational state in response to a signal or the like. The test signal generating apparatus includes: a pattern storage unit 20 having patterns; a pattern... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20110041013 - Electronic device and method for verifying correct program execution: An electronic device is provided which comprises a microprocessor for executing a program code and a first hardware code path verifying (CPV) stage coupled to the microprocessor. The hardware CPV stage comprises a first error detection code (EDC) generator configured to continuously determine an error detection code on a continuous... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110041014 - Program status detecting apparatus and method: A method for a computer including a processor that is capable of counting invalidation of translation lookaside buffers and generating an interrupt at the occurrence of the invalidation, the invalidation being performed by an operating system upon switching between application programs, includes acquiring identification information of application programs from the... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110041015 - Detecting software race conditions: Detecting a race condition is disclosed. An indication of a store operation to a memory address is received. An identifier of the memory address is stored. The identifier is used to detect an occurrence of a memory operation that is not associated with a previous ordering operation.... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20110041016 - Memory errors and redundancy: Redundancy including extra rows and/or columns of memory cells is added to the memory, and ECC parity is used to detect errors. When an error occurs at a location the first time, it is assumed to be a soft error, the data is corrected in this location, and the address... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP (tsmc)
20110041017 - On-die logic analyzer for semiconductor die: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a semiconductor die such as a system on a chip (SoC) that includes a logic analyzer with a built-in trace buffer to store information communicated between on-die agents at speed and to provide the information to an off-die agent at a slower speed.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20110041018 - Multi-mode programmable scan flop: A scannable flop circuit configured for operation in a multiple modes. The scannable flop circuit includes a functional flop having a data input, a clock input, and a data output, a scan flop having a scan data input and a scan data output, and a latch circuit coupled between the... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)
20110041019 - Scan testing system, method and apparatus: Test circuits located on semiconductor die enable a tester to test a plurality of die/ICs in parallel by inputting both stimulus and response patterns to the plurality of die/ICs. The response patterns from the tester are input to the test circuits along with the output response of the die/IC to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110041020 - Shift register circuit: A shift register circuit for providing plural scan signals and plural emission signals includes a plurality of shift register stages. Each shift register stage includes a scan signal generation module and an emission signal generation module. The scan signal generation module is utilized for generating a first scan signal and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20110041022 - Apparatus and method for retransmitting data in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for operating an Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ) in consideration of an operation state of a Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (HARQ) in a wireless communication system. In the method, when an an ARQ timer expires, operation state information of a HARQ module for controlling a HARQ... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110041023 - Communication device, communication system, reception method, and program: A communication device in a communication system which requests a retransmission signal when an error is detected from an initial transmission signal detected from a reception signal, the communication device including: a storage unit which stores information indicated by the detected initial transmission signal; a reception unit which receives a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110041021 - Transmission of different redundancy versions on different degrees of freedom: For downlink cooperative multi-point (CoMP) communication, each cooperating transmission point (e.g., base station) may send a retransmission packet with a different redundancy version to a user equipment (UE). Mechanisms may be provided to determine which transmission point should send packets with which redundancy version. For uplink CoMP, in order to... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20110041024 - Evolved universal terrestrial radio access acknowledged mode radio link control status report for segmented protocol data units: A method is provided for an acknowledged mode (AM) radio link control (RLC) receiving entity to promote a retransmission of at least a segment of a data protocol data unit (PDU). The method comprises the receiving entity constructing a STATUS PDU such that an AM RLC transmitting entity receiving the... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown
20110041025 - Method of communication, in particular with capability of frame abortion or retransmission indication, between a transmitter and a receiver based on frames and corresponding communication node: A method of communicating between a transmitter and a receiver based on frames is provided. An error detection code is added to each frame to be transmitted by the transmitter. The frames to be transmitted by the transmitter are transmitted and the transmitted frames are received by the receiver. An... Agent: Docket Clerk
20110041027 - Methods and systems for harq protocols: Methods described herein are for wireless communication systems. One aspect of the invention is directed to a method for a HARQ process, in which the HARQ process includes a first transmission of an encoder packet and at least one retransmission. The method involves allocating a transmission resource for each respective... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20110041026 - Uplink coverage via autonomous retransmission: A device (110) receives consecutive negative acknowledgments (NACKs) (540), measures a downlink channel quality (530) associated with the device (110), and triggers autonomous retransmission (430) when power is limited in the device (110), when the device (110) is using a minimum usable enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) transport format combination (ETFC),... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110041032 - Hybrid message decoders for ldpc codes: Two hybrid message decoders for low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes are proposed. One decoder uses a posteriori probability ratio (APPR) and a posteriori probability difference (APPD), and the other decoder uses a logarithm a posteriori probability ratio (LAPPR) and a logarithm a posteriori probability difference (LAPPD) as hybrid message. Since the... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20110041029 - Method and system for decoding graph-based codes using message-passing with difference-map dynamics: A code to be decoded by message-passing is represented by a factor graph. The factor graph includes variable nodes indexed by i and constraint nodes indexed by a connected by edges for transferring messages mi→a outgoing from the variable nodes to the constraint nodes and messages ma→i incoming from the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20110041033 - Method and system for decoding graph-based codes using message-passing with difference-map dynamics: A code to be decoded by message-passing is represented by a factor graph. The factor graph includes variable nodes indexed by i and constraint nodes indexed by a connected by edges for transferring messages mi→a outgoing from the variable nodes to the constraint nodes and messages ma→i incoming from the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20110041031 - Separate memories and address busses to store data and signature: A programmable device employs an address and data corruption logic for data written to a first memory. A first signature is computed from the data stored in the first memory and stored in a second memory. When data is read from the first memory, the first signature stored in the... Agent: Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20110041030 - Storage of data and signature formed from data and address in a memory: A programmable device employs an address and data corruption logic for data written to a memory. A first signature is computed from the data stored in the memory and the address at which it is stored. The signature is stored with the data in the memory. When data is read... Agent: Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20110041028 - Systems and methods for retimed virtual data processing: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing system. As one example, a data processing circuit is described that includes an analog to digital converter, an online timing loop, and an offline timing loop. The analog to digital converter receives an analog input and provides... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20110041034 - Decoding method and device for reed-solomon code: The present invention provides a decoding method and device for Reed-Solomon (RS) codes. The method includes the following steps: A: filling data to be decoded in a byte interleaver by column in turn; B: performing cyclic shift to data in a check region of the byte interleaver by row and/or... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20110041035 - Semiconductor memory apparatus and data read method of the same: Various embodiments of a semiconductor memory apparatus and a related data read method are disclosed. According to one exemplary embodiment, a semiconductor memory apparatus may include a global data bus, an error detection unit, a first data output unit, and a second data output unit. The global data bus transfers... Agent: Echelon Law Group, PC
20110041036 - Semiconductor recording device: An error correction code of (N+M) words is configured by adding an ECC parity of M word (M is a natural number) to N words extracted at an interval of A words with respect to data of (A*N) words (A and N are natural numbers) inputted via an interface 1.... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110041037 - Flash-based memory system with static or variable length page stripes including data protection information and auxiliary protection stripes: Methods and apparatuses for enhanced protection of data stored in a FLASH memory system involve a controller capable of protecting data using page stripes and auxiliary protection stripes. The controller stores the data in a manner such that the pages making up each page stripe include a plurality of data... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
20110041038 - Dynamic electronic correction code feedback to extend memory device lifetime: Unrecoverable electronic correction code (ECC) errors in memory storage devices are usually preceded by recoverable ECC errors. A memory storage device controller is provided notice of the recoverable errors and associated information. The memory storage device controller can cause the data having the recoverable information to be rewritten on the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20110041039 - Controller and method for interfacing between a host controller in a host and a flash memory device: The embodiments described herein provide a controller and method for interfacing between a host controller in a host and a flash memory device. In one embodiment, a controller comprises a first NAND interface, a second NAND interface, and one or more of the following modules: a data scrambling module, a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20110041040 - Error correction method for a memory device: An error correction method for a memory device is disclosed. A base reading of a memory device is performed, and an error correction code (ECC) decoding is performed on the data read out of the memory device. The memory device is further read when the result of the ECC decoding... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20110041041 - Cooperative symbol level network coding in multi-channel wireless networks: Disclosed is a new solution to maximize throughput in wireless networks even when unpredictable and time-varying error exist. The present invention adapts to take an advantage of a network coding at a symbol level in multi-channel wireless networks. By operating the network coding at the symbol level and using soft... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110041042 - Apparatus and method for determining interleaved address of turbo interleaver: An apparatus and method for determining interleaved addresses of a turbo interleaver are disclosed. A new interleaving size of received data is compared with a previously-stored interleaving size. When the compared interleaving sizes are equal to each other, the received data is decoded using previously-stored interleaved addresses. When the compared... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110041043 - Diversity method using error correcting code: Provided is a diversity method using an error correcting code. The diversity method includes: creating a mother code by start performing error correction coding on an input bit string to be coded; puncturing the created mother code and acquiring an error correcting code including systematic information and partial parity information;... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20110041044 - Encoder, decoder, and encoding method: An encoder and decoder using LDPC-CC (Low Density Parity Check-Convolutional Codes) is disclosed. The encoder exhibits encoding rates realized with a small circuit-scale and a high data reception quality. In the encoder (200), an encoding rate setting unit (250) sets an encoding rate (s−1)/s (s=z), and an information creating unit... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20110041045 - Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method: A transmitting apparatus and a transmitting method wherein the systematic bit reception quality can be improved and the throughput performance can be improved. An IR parameter control part (101) controls, based on the number of retransmissions, the ratio of systematic bits to parity bits in mapping them to packets, and... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20110041046 - Apparatus and method for protecting rfid data: An apparatus and method for protecting radio frequency identification (RFID) data in a communication between a RFID tag and a RFID reader are provided. In the apparatus and method for protecting RFID data, message header information transmitted while communicating the RFID tag and the RFID reader is used to perform... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110041047 - Test and measurement instrument with bit-error detection: A test and measurement instrument including an input configured to receive a signal and output digitized data; a memory configured to store reference digitized data including a reference sequence; a pattern detector configured to detect the reference sequence in the digitized data and generate a synchronization signal in response; a... Agent: Thomas F. Lenihan Tektronix, Inc.02/10/2011 > 33 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110035616 - Detection of uncorrectable re-grown fuses in a microprocessor: A microprocessor includes a first plurality of fuses, a predetermined number of which are selectively blown. Control values are provided from the first plurality of fuses to circuits of the microprocessor to control operation of the microprocessor. The microprocessor also includes a second plurality of fuses, blown with the predetermined... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20110035617 - User-initiatable method for detecting re-grown fuses within a microprocessor: A microprocessor includes a first plurality of fuses, selectively blown with a predetermined value for provision to circuits of the microprocessor to control operation of the microprocessor. The microprocessor also includes a second plurality of fuses, selectively blown with error detection information used to detect an error in the first... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20110035618 - Automated transition to a recovery kernel via firmware-assisted-dump flows providing automated operating system diagnosis and repair: A method (and structure) of operating an operating system (OS) on a computer. When a failure of the OS is detected, the computer automatically performs a diagnosis of the OS failure. The computer also attempts to automatically repair/recover the failed OS, based on the diagnosis, without requiring a reboot.... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20110035619 - Information processing apparatus and information processing apparatus control method: An information processing apparatus includes an execution determination unit and a control unit. The execution determination unit determines whether a series of processes including multiple processes is executable at an execution time of the series of processes. The control unit selectively provides at least one recovery device for substituting for... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110035620 - Virtual machine infrastructure with storage domain monitoring: A computing device monitors multiple hosts. A first host that does not have access to a data store is identified. A determination is made as to whether other hosts have access to the data store. When the other hosts do have access to the data store, it is determined that... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110035621 - Systems and methods for facilitating storage operations using network attached storage devices: A system and method for communicating, browsing, verifying and routing data in storage operation systems using network attached storage devices is provided. In some embodiments, the system may include a management module and a media management component connected to the management server, which interoperate with network attached storage devices to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110035622 - Detection and correction of fuse re-growth in a microprocessor: A microprocessor includes a first plurality of fuses selectively blown with control values, a second plurality of fuses selectively blown collectively with an error correction value computed from the control values, control hardware that receives the control values and provides them to circuits of the microprocessor for controlling operation thereof.... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20110035623 - Detection of fuse re-growth in a microprocessor: A microprocessor includes a first plurality of fuses, a predetermined number of which are selectively blown. Control values are provided from the fuses to circuits of the microprocessor to control operation thereof. A second plurality of fuses are blown with the predetermined number of the first plurality of fuses that... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20110035624 - Intelligent power control: In accordance with the techniques discussed herein, a smart monitor module (SMM) can apply the rules to information gathered about a device to determine whether a device has entered a failed state. Upon entry into the failed state, the system reboots the device to restore the device to the active... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20110035625 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: In an information processing apparatus for storing, based on a notification sent from a monitor unit used for monitoring a state of print processing of a printing apparatus, the status item presenting the state in a storage region, or deleting the status item stored in the storage region, and for... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110035626 - Distributed computing: On a typical motherboard the processor and memory are separated by a printed circuit data bus that traverses the motherboard. Throughput, or data transfer rate, on the data bus is much lower than the rate at which a modern processor can operate. The difference between the data bus throughput and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110035627 - System and method for supporting information interoperability between medical instruments: The present invention relates, in general, to Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems, and, more particularly, to a system and method for supporting information interoperability between medical instruments which is capable of automatically combining medical test information measured by a plurality of medical instruments for performing data communication in compliance with... Agent: Ipla P.A.
20110035628 - System and method for correlating carrier ethernet connectivity fault management events: A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for suppressing managed endpoint (MEP) child events in a network. A MEP multicast message is broadcast by an originating MEP. Responses received from peer MEPs within a selected time interval are processed to determine their respective IP address, MAC address, and VLAN.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP IBM Austin
20110035629 - Automated software testing framework: A generic testing framework to automatically allocate, install and verify a given version of a system under test, to exercise the system against a series of tests in a “hands-off” objective manner, and then to export information about the tests to one or more developer repositories (such as a query-able... Agent: Law Office Of David H. Judson
20110035630 - Annotating gui test automation playback and debugging: A method and system for annotating an object on the graphical user interface (GUI) (“a GUI object”) during automated testing of an application. In one embodiment, the GUI of an application is tested with a test automation tool. During runtime of the automated test, the test automation tool automatically overlays... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110035631 - Efficient replaying of autograded coverage regressions and performance verification with directed testcases: An approach is provided that receives a correlation data structure from a memory. The correlation data structure indicates a number of expected test event triggers that correspond to a test case that includes a number of test events. The test case is executed by a computer processor, the execution resulting... Agent: Freescale - Jvl C/o Vanleeuwen & Vanleeuwen
20110035632 - Communication system with automatic restoring function against faulty operation and restoring method thereof: Provided are a communication system and a method of restoring the communication system. The communication system includes a master device for transmitting a reference clock through a clock line, transmitting and receiving data through a data line, and requesting and receiving input data and error detection data, and a slave... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20110035633 - System and method to identify devices employing point-to-point-over ethernet encapsulation: A method may include transmitting, during a point-to-point over Ethernet (PPPoE) discovery stage, a PPPoE active discovery (PAD) packet from a customer premises equipment (CPE) device to an access concentrator. The PAD packet may include a tag that is associated with a device type of the CPE device. The method... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20110035634 - Storage device with adaptive error-correcting code for improved areal efficiency: A method for adaptively applying an error-correcting code to a storage device is disclosed. A determination is made that a system is in an idle state of input/output requests. First data symbols are copied into a first location within a buffer. First data symbol errors corrected using a first error-correcting... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20110035635 - Jtag controlled self-repair after packaging: An integrated circuit containing memory includes IEEE 1149.1 (JTAG) controlled self-repair system that permits permanent repair of the memory after the integrated circuit has been packaged. The JTAG controlled self-repair system allows a user to direct circuitry to blow fuses using an externally supplied voltage to electrically couple or isolate... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20110035636 - Data storage device and method for writing test data to a memory: The invention provides a method for writing test data to a memory. In one embodiment, the memory comprises a data register. First, test data is written to a memory space of the memory. A read-back command and a read-back address of the memory space are then sent to the memory... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20110035637 - Systems and devices including memory with built-in self test and methods of making and using the same: Disclosed are methods, systems and devices, such as a device including a data location, a quantizing circuit coupled to the data location, and a test module coupled to the quantizing circuit. The quantizing circuit may include an analog-to-digital converter, a switch coupled to the memory element and a feedback signal... Agent: Fletcher Yoder (micron Technology, Inc.)
20110035638 - Timing failure debug: A debug flow that uses debug-friendly test patterns and logic fault diagnosis techniques to help physical fault isolation of timing failures.... Agent: Mentor Graphics Corp. Patent Group
20110035640 - Data processing apparatus, and control method and storage medium therefor: A data processing apparatus capable of efficiently collecting information useful for network failure analysis. If image data transmission to a host computer has failed, a packet acquisition start instruction is given from a data transmission control unit to a packet acquisition control unit. Subsequently, image data is retransmitted to the... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20110035639 - Method and system for handling harq operations during transmission mode changes: A method and device for handling hybrid automatic repeat request (‘HARQ’) operations during transmission mode changes, the method detecting a transmission mode change; and manipulating an HARQ process buffer based on the detecting. Further, a method and network element for handling hybrid automatic repeat request (‘HARQ’) operations during transmission mode... Agent: Rim
20110035641 - Proxy apparatus and method for streaming media information and for increasing the quality of stored media information: A proxy apparatus and method for streaming media information via at least one network and for building-up a good quality version of the media information. When a user device communicates with the proxy apparatus using a particular bandwidth and requests that media information be provided, the proxy apparatus first determines... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing
20110035642 - Secure transmission with error correcting code: The invention concerns a method and a system for encoding digital data (DATA) represented by source symbols, with an error correcting code generating parity symbols from, for each parity symbol, a plurality of source symbols and at least one parity symbol of preceding rank, including at least encrypting once (54)... Agent: Docket Clerk
20110035644 - Data path read/write sequencing for reduced power consumption: A solid-state memory such as a ferroelectric random access memory (FeRAM) with multiplexed internal data bus and reduced power consumption on data transfer. The memory stores data in the form of multi-byte data words with error correction coding (ECC). In a page mode read/write operation, data states stored in memory... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110035643 - System and apparatus for error-correcting register files: A method, system and computer program product for enabling a register file to recover from detection of a parity error. A first register file and a second register file are associated with a parallel file structure. When the parity error is detected, the system determines whether the first register file... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20110035645 - Data storage device and data access method: The invention provides a data storage device. In one embodiment, the data storage device comprises a memory and a controller. The memory is for data storage. When the data storage device receives first source data to be written to the memory from a host, the controller generates at least one... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.
20110035646 - Nonvolatile random access memory and nonvolatile memory system: A nonvolatile random access memory includes: a nonvolatile storage area that is randomly accessible and includes a data area to store data and an error-correcting-code area to store an error correcting code, the data area including at least one data area to which a data area unit size is assigned,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110035647 - Broadband satellite system for the simultaneous reception of multiple channels using shared iterative decoder: Multiple channels of received data are processed by a multiple channel demodulation and error correction decoding engine. The statistical uncertainty of processing channels with an iterative decoder are averaged across all the channels to reduce the total processing power required of the decoding engine compared to processing each channel with... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.
20110035648 - Dtv transmitter and method of coding main and enhanced data in dtv transmitter: A DTV transmitter includes a pre-processor pre-processing enhanced data, a data formatter generating enhanced data packets including the pre-processed data and inserting known data place holders to the data packets, and a multiplexer multiplexing the enhanced data packets with main data packets. It further includes an RS encoder which RS-codes... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey02/03/2011 > 45 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110029804 - Fleet mission management system and method using health capability determination: A system and method are provided for planning and controlling a plurality of machines. A mission is assigned to each machine of the plurality of machines. A plurality of system capabilities is computed in each machine and, from the plurality of computed system capabilities, a machine mission capability is computed... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20110029805 - Repairing portable executable files: A portable executable file can be repaired by identifying an invalid field of a portable executable file. A likelihood of repairing the invalid field of the portable executable file is determined. A repair model for repairing the invalid field of the portable executable file is generated, and the invalid field... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20110029806 - Method, device and communication system to avoid loops in an ethernet ring system with an underlaying 802.3ad network: A method is provided to be run in a network, the network comprising several network elements that are connected via a ring, wherein one of the network element is a ring master comprising a primary port and a secondary port. The method comprises the steps of (i) a failure is... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20110029807 - Implementing enhanced memory reliability using memory scrub operations: A method and circuit for implementing enhanced memory reliability using memory scrub operations to determine a frequency of intermittent correctable errors, and a design structure on which the subject circuit resides are provided. A memory scrub for intermittent performs at least two reads before moving to a next memory scrub... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept 917
20110029809 - Method and apparatus for distributed storage integrity processing: A distributed storage integrity system in a dispersed storage network includes a scanning agent and a control unit. The scanning agent identifies an encoded data slice that requires rebuilding, wherein the encoded data slice is one of a plurality of encoded data slices generated from a data segment using an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20110029808 - System and method of wear-leveling in flash storage: A flash storage device tracks performs wear-leveling by tracking data errors that occur when dynamic data is read from a storage block of the flash storage device and moving the dynamic data to an available storage block of the flash storage device. Additionally, the flash storage device identifies a storage... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110029810 - Automated failure recovery of subsystems in a management system: Systems and methods for automated failure recovery of subsystems of a management system are described. The subsystems are built and modeled as services, and their management, specifically their failure recovery, is done in a manner similar to that of services and resources managed by the management system. The management system... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20110029811 - System and method for supporting compensation work: A method for supporting compensation work comprises the steps of associating a data structure with a compensation function, and associating the data structure with the at least one event that can be encountered during execution of a forward work. The data structure contains a pair of pointers, which includes a... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20110029812 - Method and system for recovering sip transaction: A method and system for recovering a SIP transaction. The method including monitoring an event related to transaction change; recording information related to the event; and regenerating a transaction by use of the recorded information upon failover. A system is also provided to carry out the steps of the method.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20110029813 - Circuits and methods for processing memory redundancy data: An interface processes memory redundancy data on an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) with self-repairing random access memory (RAM) devices. The interface includes a state machine, a counter, and an array of registers. The state machine is coupled to a redundancy chain. The redundancy chain includes coupled redundant elements of... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20110029814 - Test system and test method thereof: A test system and a test method thereof. The test system includes an electronic device and a test device. The electronic device includes a plurality of output interfaces and provides a corresponding test signal via the output interfaces according to a group of operation commands. The test device includes a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20110029815 - Electronic device and method for operating the electronic device: The invention describes an electronic device and a method for operating the electronic device. The electronic device includes one or more circuit components. The electronic device further includes one or more fuses and one or more non-volatile memories to disable the access of at least one of the one or... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20110029816 - Personal computer diagnostic test before executing operating system: A personal computer component diagnostic method is executed to recognize the status or potential problems of a computer before executing an operating system. The personal computer component diagnostic method comprising: calling a BIOS program; executing a component basic diagnostic program; and executing a component functional test after executing a predetermined... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20110029817 - Abnormality detection method, device and program: Model data is generated from performance information sorted by day of the week, time period, and process status by a performance information analysis section and a process status analysis section. An abnormality determination section detects abnormality using appropriate model data. What the graph of an expected status is like, how... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110029818 - Information processing device: An information processing device may comprise a log file creating unit and a first storage controlling unit. The log file creating unit may be configured to create, each time information is input, one log file that includes log information indicating an input of the information. The storage controlling unit may... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20110029820 - Native code module security for 64-bit instruction set architectures: Some embodiments provide a system that executes a native code module. During operation, the system obtains the native code module. Next, the system loads the native code module into a secure runtime environment. Finally, the system safely executes the native code module in the secure runtime environment by using a... Agent: Google Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP
20110029819 - System and method for providing program tracking information: There is provided a system and method of providing program tracking information. An exemplary method comprises compiling a program into a plurality of instruction bundles. The exemplary method also comprises placing an instruction to store program tracking information in a local path table or a global path table into at... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110029821 - Method and system for recording a selected computer process for subsequent replay: The execution behavior of a selected application is recorded for subsequent replay. During recording, only those portions of memory that are accessed by the selected application are stored. As a result, the amount of data that is stored during the recording session is reduced and data that is not necessary... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110029823 - Techniques for generating a trace stream for a data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus and method are provided for generating a trace stream. The data processing apparatus comprises logic for producing data elements, and trace logic for producing a stream of trace elements representative of at least some of the data elements. The trace logic has trace generation logic operable... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20110029822 - Tracking of java objects during request processing: In various example embodiments, a system and associated method to identify an instruction in program code associated with a memory leak in an architecture-neutral, language-based (e.g., Java®) enterprise application platform is disclosed. In an example embodiment of a method, the method comprises performing an allocation trace of program execution and... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/sap
20110029824 - Method and system for failure prediction with an agent: A system, a computer program product and a method for failure prediction are implemented on an agent. The agent is installed on a machine to be monitored. The method includes detecting service data on the machine. A reference database is accessed, and a failure pattern is provided. The detected service... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20110029825 - Apparatus and method for symbol error correctable modulation and demodulation using frequency selective baseband: Provided are symbol-error-correctable modulation and demodulation methods and apparatuses using a frequency selective baseband. The symbol-error-correctable frequency modulation method using a frequency selective baseband, includes: generating a plurality of subgroups by dividing 2N (N is a real number) spread codes or orthogonal codes used for frequency spreading into 2M (M<N,... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC
20110029826 - Systems and methods for re-using decoding parity in a detector circuit: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a method for data processing is disclosed that includes receiving an LDPC codeword, and grouping active bits from the LDPC codeword into a series of data bits including one or more user data bits including... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20110029827 - Method, apparatus, and design structure for built-in self-test: In one embodiment, the invention is a method, apparatus, and design structure for built-in self-test for embedded memory in integrated circuit chips. One embodiment of a method for built-in self-test of an embedded memory includes setting up a plurality of test patterns at a speed of a test clock, where... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ibm Burlington
20110029828 - Fault injection detector in an integrated circuit: A circuit for detecting a fault injection in an integrated circuit including: at least one logic block for performing a logic function of said integrated circuit; an isolation block coupled to receive a signal to be processed and an isolation enable signal indicating a functional phase and a detection phase... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110029829 - Semiconductor device: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor device capable of recognizing circuit malfunction in an actual operation and of specifying a point of the circuit malfunction, and the semiconductor device, which does not induce the malfunction in the circuit of a subsequent stage when restoring the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110029830 - integrated circuit (ic) with primary and secondary networks and device containing such an ic: Some embodiments provide an integrated circuit (“IC”) with a primary circuit structure. The primary circuit structure is for performing multiple operations that implement a user design. The primary circuit structure includes multiple circuits. The IC also includes a secondary monitoring structure for monitoring multiple operations. The secondary monitoring structure includes... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20110029832 - Efficient error correction scheme for data transmission in a wireless in-band signaling system: In one example, a mobile device segments a payload for transmission to a remote server and provides redundant data for each payload segment. The remote server examines the received payload on a per segment basis using the redundant data to identify segments associated with errors. The server then requests error... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20110029831 - Method of transmitting and receiving arq feedback information: A method for transmitting and receiving ARQ feedback information in a wireless communication system is disclosed. A method for allowing a mobile station to transmit an ARQ feedback in a broadband wireless access system includes receiving an ARQ block and an ARQ feedback polling from the base station, wherein the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110029833 - Harq timing control in wireless communication systems: An apparatus and method for HARQ timing control in wireless communication systems is disclosed. The apparatus and method provides one unified algorithm to determine HARQ timing, with consideration of the downlink-to-uplink ratio, the presence of legacy zones, support of relay zones, and variable transmission time interval length. The disclosed algorithm... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20110029834 - Method for operating harq buffer: Disclosed is a method for operating HARQ buffer. The method comprises: receiving HARQ ACK; keeping HARQ buffer in response to the reception of the HARQ ACK; and flushing the HARQ buffer in the case of receiving no PDCCH message for a predetermined duration. With the methods of the present invention,... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20110029836 - Method and apparatus for storage integrity processing based on error types in a dispersed storage network: A storage integrity system in a dispersed storage network scans an address range of data slices to identify errors in one of a plurality of encoded data slices, wherein the plurality of encoded data slices are generated from a data segment using an error encoding dispersal function. When the storage... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20110029835 - Systems and methods for quasi-cyclic ldpc code production and decoding: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for generating a parity check matrix used in data processing. As an example, a method for generating a parity check matrix including selecting a non-affiliated variable node; identifying a check node of the lowest degree; connecting a first edge of... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20110029838 - Device and method for transmission, device and method for reception, and program: The present invention relates to a device and a method for transmission, a device and a method for reception, and a program that make it possible to obtain an undetected error probability characteristic close to a limit value in a system using a CRC for a plurality of pieces of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110029837 - Systems and methods for phase dependent data detection in iterative decoding: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes a first data detection circuit that applies a phase dependent data detection algorithm to a data set such that a first output of the first data detection... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20110029840 - Erasure coded storage aggregation in data centers: Embodiments of erasure coded storage aggregation are disclosed. The erasure coded storage aggregation includes storing a data file as erasure coded fragments in a plurality of nodes of one or more data centers. The erasure coded storage aggregation further includes monitoring an access frequency of the data file. Based on... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110029842 - Memory controller utilizing distributed storage: A memory controller comprises at least a memory control processing module and/or a distributed storage processing module. A method begins by the memory control processing module receiving a memory access request regarding a data segment. The method continues with the memory control processing module interpreting the memory access request to... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (cs)
20110029841 - Semiconductor memory system having ecc circuit and controlling method thereof: A semiconductor memory system includes a memory area and an error-correcting (ECC) circuit. The memory area includes a plurality of cells, and the ECC circuit is configured to determine whether uncorrectable error data exists or not by using a parity according to cell data of the memory area in a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20110029839 - Systems and methods for utilizing circulant parity in a data processing system: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a method for data processing is disclosed that includes receiving a codeword that has at least a first circulant with a plurality of data bits and a first circulant parity bit, a second circulant with... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)
20110029843 - Cycle slip detection and correction: A method of writing data to and reading data from a storage medium includes cycle slip detection and correction. An LDPC matrix includes a first area for cycle slip detection and correction. The first area satisfies a set of conditions such that a cycle slip at a particular position creates... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. /oracle America/ Sun / Stk
20110029844 - Resource sharing in a telecommunications environment: A transceiver is designed to share memory and processing power amongst a plurality of transmitter and/or receiver latency paths, in a communications transceiver that carries or supports multiple applications. For example, the transmitter and/or receiver latency paths of the transceiver can share an interleaver/deinterleaver memory. This allocation can be done... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC
20110029845 - Apparatus, systems and methods including nonbinary low density parity check coding for enhanced multicarrier underwater acoustic communications: Advantageous underwater acoustic (UWA) apparatus, systems and methods are provided according to the present disclosure. The apparatus, systems and methods employ nonbinary low density parity check (LDPC) codes that achieve excellent performance and match well with the underlying modulation. The nonbinary LDPC codes of the proposed apparatus, systems and methods... Agent: Mccarter & English, LLP Stamford
20110029846 - Multi-source data encoding, transmission and decoding using slepian-wolf codes based on channel code partitioning: System and method for designing Slepian-Wolf codes by channel code partitioning. A generator matrix is partitioned to generate a plurality of sub-matrices corresponding respectively to a plurality of correlated data sources. The partitioning is performed in accordance with a rate allocation among the plurality of correlated data sources. A corresponding... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110029847 - Processing of data integrity field: A network communication device includes a host interface, which is coupled to communicate with a host processor, having a memory, so as to receive a work request to convey one or more data blocks over a network. The work request specifies a memory region of a given data size, and... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20110029848 - Error checking with data presence detection: The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for detecting presence of data, wherein input data is decoded using a decoder metric to obtain decoded data, and an error check is performed for the decoded data. Furthermore, a threshold value is determined based on an obtained maximum value... Agent: Nokia, Inc.Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support
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