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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery March listing by industry category 03/11Below 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. 03/31/2011 > 63 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110078487 - Service plan web crawler: A web crawler for downloading and analyzing the contents of a merchant's website. The web crawler may analyze the products advertised and determine whether a service plan is properly associated. The crawler may also analyze the placement of the service plans on the website, and store the information in a... Agent: National Electronics Warranty, LLC
20110078488 - Hardware resource arbiter for logical partitions: A computer implemented method, data processing system, and apparatus for hardware resource arbitration in a data processing environment having a plurality of logical partitions. A hypervisor receives a request for a hardware resource from a first logical partition, wherein the request corresponds to an operation. The hypervisor determines the hardware... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078489 - Method, apparatus, and system for maintaining status of bootstrap peer: A method for maintaining the status of a bootstrap peer includes: selecting a bootstrap peer; obtaining the status information of the bootstrap peer; updating a local bootstrap peer list according to the status information of the bootstrap peer. An apparatus and system for maintaining the status of a bootstrap peer... Agent:
20110078490 - Svc cluster configuration node failover system and method: Methods, systems, and computer programs are provided for failover responses to configuration node failures in SVC clusters. An SVC cluster manages a plurality of storage devices and includes a plurality of SVCs interconnected via a network, each SVC acting as a separate node. A new configuration node is activated in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078491 - Control system, control computer and method for operating a control system: A particularly simple and simultaneously fail-safe control system has a control computer for interchanging data with at least one peripheral, and at least one further control computer connected to the first-mentioned control computer via a communication channel. The further control computer is configured to assume at least part of the... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110078492 - Home agent data and memory management: Methods and apparatus relating to home agent data and memory management are described. In one embodiment, a scrubber logic corrects an error at a location in a memory corresponding to a target address by writing back the corrected version of data to the target location. In an embodiment, a map... Agent:
20110078494 - Management method and system for managing replication by taking into account cluster: A management system, which manages a host computer and a storage system, holds cluster information, specifies an active-state host computer and an inactive-state host computer based on a backup instruction specifying a virtual host identifier, determines the need for executing a replication for disaster recovery use, and when necessary, executes... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110078495 - 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: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110078496 - Stripe based memory operation: The present disclosure includes methods and devices for stripe-based memory operation. One method embodiment includes writing data in a first stripe across a storage volume of a plurality of memory devices. A portion of the first stripe is updated by writing updated data in a portion of a second stripe... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110078493 - Method and apparatus for dispersed storage data transfer: The method begins with a processing module determining whether to reconstruct data corresponding to a plurality of data slices when the plurality of data slices is to be transferred from a first type of memory device to a second type of memory device. The method continues with the processing module... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110078497 - Automated recovery from a security event: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for automated recovery from a security event. Automated recovery includes detecting a security event, using metadata to select a target backup for recovery, bringing the recovered environment online in a quarantine mode, initiating automated recovery of the environment, and running... Agent:
20110078499 - Business process error handling through process instance backup and recovery: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for business process error handling through process instance backup and recovery includes the step of creating a backup profile of selected one or more portions of a business process model at modeling stage. The method also includes the steps of... Agent: International Business Machines
20110078500 - Processing transactions in graph-based applications: A graph-based computation has a plurality of nodes representing graph components connected by one or more links representing data flows between the components. Preparing the computation includes: identifying at least a first set of components to process a plurality of transactions in the computation; and associating with a first transaction... Agent: Ab Initio Software LLC
20110078498 - Radiation-hardened hybrid processor: A method of providing radiation hardening for a modular computational component having a first memory and a second memory and being connectable to an external platform comprises providing a radiation tolerant field programmable gate array having a pair of processors, processing data from the external platform according to instructions stored... Agent: United States Of America As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Spac
20110078501 - System and methods for remotely recovering and purging data from a wireless device in a communications network: A system and methods are provided for remotely recovering and purging data from a wireless device in a communications network. The system includes a wireless device capable of executing a data recovery/purge application program for receiving a message from a communications device in the network. The application program retrieves the... Agent:
20110078502 - Switching between connectivity types to maintain connectivity: Techniques are provided for leveraging narrowband connectivity (such as dial-up communications or other types of low bandwidth communications) to provision or configure broadband connectivity between a broadband access provider and a broadband device, such as a DSL modem or a cable modem. Specifically, because narrowband connectivity does not require advance... Agent: Aol, Inc.
20110078504 - Information processing apparatus having file system consistency recovery function, and control method and storage medium therefor: An information processing apparatus able to recover consistency between file entity data and file management information when detecting an inconsistency therebetween at start-up of the apparatus, while reducing unavailable time of the apparatus as much as possible. A CPU of the information processing apparatus executes a base program stored in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110078503 - Method and apparatus for selectively active dispersed storage memory device utilization: The method begins with a processing unit receiving an encoded slice for storage. The method continues with the processing unit determining whether to store the encoded slice in one of a first set of memory devices or in one of a second set of memory devices based on metadata associated... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110078506 - Integrating design for reliability technology into integrated circuits: A method executes computerized instructions stored within a computer storage medium within an integrated and packaged semiconductor device using a centralized programming interface within the packaged semiconductor device to perform in-system preventive and recovery actions, configure and issue stimulus to chips, components and sensors within the semiconductor device. The method... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078507 - Operational system test method: The present invention features an operational system test method, comprising defining a fault model, inserting a test agent, hooking a test location, collecting test information, and removing the test agent. The invention also features an operational system test method, comprising defining a fault model, inserting a test agent, identifying a... Agent: Ehwa University-industry Collaboration Foundation
20110078505 - System and method for locating a fault on a device under test: System and method for analyzing operation of a device under test (DUT). In one embodiment, a reference component associated with a reference device may be received. The reference device may be in communication with the DUT and a component associated with the DUT can be exchanged with the reference component.... Agent: Zoran Corporation
20110078508 - Control apparatus and control method of elastic body actuator as well as control program thereof: An inner pressure of an actuator is measured by a pressure measuring unit, and an amount of displacement of a movable mechanism is measured so that a position error compensation unit to which a desired value for the displacement and the measured value are inputted is allowed to compensate for... Agent:
20110078510 - Computer software and hardware evaluation system and device: The present disclosure generally relates to systems and devices that enable computer software or hardware systems to be evaluated. In an embodiment, an evaluation processing device can receive a set of needs or requirements for a computer software or hardware system from a user or organization. The evaluation processing device... Agent: Virtera
20110078509 - Inference of contract using declarative program definition: A declarative program definition. The definition is analyzed to produce an application contract that describes semantics for sending and receiving application messages during the successful execution of operations by the program. In addition, this analysis may also generate local behaviors associated with the local execution of the program. Alternatively or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110078511 - Precise thread-modular summarization of concurrent programs: Methods and systems for concurrent program verification. A concurrent program is summarized into a symbolic interference skeleton (IS) using data flow analysis. Sequential consistency constraints are enforced on read and write events in the IS. Error conditions are checked together with the IS using a processor.... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20110078512 - Method and apparatus for dispersed storage memory device utilization: A method begins by a processing module receiving data for storage. The method continues with the processing module determining storage metadata regarding the data the method continues with the processing module. The method continues with the processing module determining memory device capabilities based on the storage metadata. The method continues... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110078513 - Methods, systems & products for detecting failing power supplies: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for predicting failures in power supplies. A count of exception messages is set to zero. When a exception message is received, the count of exception messages is incremented and compared to a threshold value. When the count of exception messages equals the threshold value,... Agent:
20110078515 - Information processing apparatus that records logs, and control method and storage medium therefor: An information processing apparatus capable of overwrite-recording time-series logs indicating an operation history and efficiently holding log information on operations relating to an occurring error. When an error is detected, a filtering object area is set that contains log information for a predetermined time period immediately before the error detection.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110078516 - Method and a system for performing a two-phase commit protocol: enlisting the resource managers participating in the transaction, said enlisting step including associating a priority rank with each identified resource manager based on predefined priority rules; sending a prepare signal to said enlisted resource managers to begin the process of committing the transaction; and if a ready signal is received... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078514 - Method and system for maintenance of network rendering devices: A method and system for automatically generating a helpdesk ticket when a remote rendering device possesses a series of customer resolvable events within a time period. The helpdesk ticket can be moved into an active state when an alert associated with the customer resolvable events is triggered and the ticket... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110078517 - Network connection device and method for detecting network errors: A network error detecting method checks if a network connection device has an Internet protocol (IP) address, if domain name mapping of web pages is correct, and if data communication between a web browser and a web server is correct. Accordingly, the network connection device informs the web browser of... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110078520 - Information processing apparatus, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and control program: An information processing apparatus includes a processing device and a management device managing the processing device, wherein the processing device includes a first storage device for storing a first program, a first processor that executes the first program, detects an error occurring in the processing device, and extracts partial information... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078519 - Internal server error analysis: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for internal server error analysis. One process includes operations for identifying an internal server error associated with a particular type of error and returned by a web container. A counter of the number of internal server errors returned by the... Agent: Sap Ag
20110078518 - Systems and methods for improving a flow of defect resolution: A user interface embodied on one or more computer storage media having computer executable instructions for instructing a processor to display a history of a plurality of defects in a defect resolution process that includes a plurality of phases is provided. The user interface includes a display portion for illustrating... Agent:
20110078521 - Transition fault testing for a von-volatile memory: A method is for testing a non-volatile memory. A base data pattern is defined for a first pageset of the non-volatile memory. The non-volatile memory has a plurality of pages which comprise words. The base pattern is arranged so that each bitpair of a plurality of bitpairs that includes one... Agent:
20110078522 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device: A self-test circuit includes a test circuit for processing input data and outputting output data having higher randomness than the input data; a storage unit for holding initial input data to be inputted to the test circuit when a self-test operation is performed on the test circuit; a feedback unit... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110078523 - Output control scan flip-flop, scan test circuit using the same, and test design method: An output control scan flip-flop according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention can control an output value to be held and inverted irrespective of an input value. The output control scan flip-flop includes a scan flip-flop; a storage element that operates in synchronization with a clock signal and... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110078524 - Automatable scan partitioning for low power using external control: Scan architectures are commonly used to test digital circuitry in integrated circuits. The present invention describes a method of adapting conventional scan architectures into a low power scan architecture. The low power scan architecture maintains the test time of conventional scan architectures, while requiring significantly less operational power than conventional... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110078525 - Method and apparatus of ate ic scan test using fpga-based system: An apparatus and a method for enhancing the use of automated test equipment (ATE), are presented. The apparatus comprises a test load board that mounts a plurality of devices to be tested (DUTs), and a daughter card communicating with the test board and the ATE, testing each of the plurality... Agent: Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
20110078526 - Method and circuit configuration for simulating fault states in a control unit: A method and a circuit configuration for simulating fault states in a control unit, as well as a computer program and a computer-program product, are provided. In this context, a multiplexer and a fault-generating circuit are used, the multiplexer being realized using a relay technology, and the fault-generating circuit being... Agent:
20110078527 - Encoder/decoder with unfolding error correction: A decoder includes an interface and a processing module. The interface receives first data, redundant data of the first data, second data, redundant data of the second data, and combined redundant data. The processing module decodes the first data based on the redundant data of the first data, decodes the... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110078529 - Encoder, decoder, encoding method, and decoding method: A new-part acquiring unit acquires a part of a block generated by a block generating unit, as a new part to be contained in a packet. A retransmission-part acquiring unit acquires a part of a block corresponding to a NAK as a retransmission part to be contained in a packet... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078528 - User terminal and method for performing retransmission control: A user terminal for receiving a plurality of data pieces for a plurality of processes that are simultaneously operated. Each of the data pieces has an indicator indicating whether the data piece is new data and is transmitted from a network apparatus that changes an indicator value on a process-by-process... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078530 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus and information communication method: A wireless communication system in which retransmission is performed between a transmitting apparatus and a receiving apparatus, whereby the transmitting apparatus includes, a first transmitting unit to transmit first data to the receiving apparatus and retransmission controlling unit to perform transmission of second data, the data part of which is... Agent:
20110078531 - Radio communication apparatus, radio communication system, and radio communication method in radio communication system: A radio communication apparatus for performing radio communicate with other radio communication apparatus, the radio communication apparatus including: a quality measuring unit which measures reception quality of reception signal which is received from the other radio communication apparatus; a first error detecting unit which detects an error of reception data... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078535 - Channel equalizer and method of processing broadcast signal in dtv receiving system: A channel equalizer includes a first transformer, an estimator, an average calculator, a second transformer, a coefficient calculator, a compensator, and a third transformer. The first transformer converts normal data into frequency domain data, where a known data sequence is periodically repeated in the normal data. The estimator estimates channel... Agent:
20110078534 - Method and apparatus for obfuscating slice names in a dispersed storage system: A method begins by a processing module receiving a data segment for dispersed storage. The method continues with the processing module encoding the data segment in accordance with an error coding dispersed storage function to produce a plurality of error coded data slices. The method continues with the processing module... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110078532 - Method and system for low-latency transfer protocol: A method and system for providing computer-generated output and in particular graphical output. The system includes a network configured to carry digital information. The system includes a server in communication with the network, the server configured to execute an application and a cloud engine module. The application provides a graphical... Agent: Musigy Usa, Inc.
20110078533 - Serial concatenation of trelliscoded modulation and an inner non-binary ldpc code: A concatenated coded modulation communication system and method combines Trellis Coded Modulation with non-Gray code constellation mapping, interleaving, and non-binary Low Density Parity Check coded channel modulation with Gray code constellation mapping to improve error performance.... Agent:
20110078539 - Digital television transmitting system and receiving system and method of processing broadcast data: A digital television (DTV) transmitting system includes a first frame decoder, a second frame decoder, and a frame multiplexer. The first frame decoder forms first enhanced data frames, encodes each data frame for error correction, forms a first super frame by combining the encoded first frames, and interleaves the first... Agent:
20110078537 - Error detection and correction for external dram: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for protecting data with an error correction code (ECC). The data is accessed by a processing unit and stored in an external memory, such as dynamic random access memory (DRAM). Application data and related ECC data are advantageously stored in... Agent:
20110078538 - Magnetic memory: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory includes a magnetoresistive effect element including a first magnetic layer invariable in magnetization direction, a second magnetic layer variable in magnetization direction, and an intermediate layer between the first magnetic layer and the second magnetic layer, an error detecting and correcting circuit which... Agent:
20110078536 - Using motion change detection to reduce power consumption of display systems: Image data, such as graphics, text, and video may be conveyed from a host to a remote display. In some cases, an analysis of successive frames may be undertaken to determine whether motion exists between those frames. In one embodiment, this motion detection may involve the use of an error... Agent:
20110078540 - Interlaced iterative system design for 1k-byte block with 512-byte ldpc codewords: To allow a single LDPC decoder to operate on both 512 B blocks and 4 KB blocks with comparable error correction performance, 512 KB blocks are interlaced to form a 1 KB data sequence, and four sequential 1 KB data sequences are concatenated to form a 4 KB sector. A... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20110078541 - Storage device and data process method: A storage device and data processing method thereof is described. The invention provides different ECC for different memory pages. The storage device uses the long-bit ECC for easy interference page, and uses the short-bit ECC for hard interference page. Therefore, the accuracy of the data is maintained and the reading/writing... Agent: A-data Technology (suzhou) Co., Ltd.
20110078542 - Turbo decoding device and communication device: A turbo decoding device includes a memory unit that stores data in an interleaving process performed in a process of decoding a coded signal encoded with a turbo code and an access unit that accesses the memory unit to read and write the data. The memory unit includes memory circuits... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110078543 - Parallel inversionless error and erasure processing: A complementary error evaluator polynomial is generated by obtaining a syndrome polynomial and one or more erasure locations. The syndrome polynomial and the erasure locations are associated with Reed-Solomon encoded information. A complementary error evaluator polynomial and an error locator polynomial are simultaneously generated using the syndrome polynomial and the... Agent: Link_a_media Devices Corporation
20110078544 - Error detection and correction for external dram: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for protecting data with an error correction code (ECC). The data is accessed by a processing unit and stored in an external memory, such as dynamic random access memory (DRAM). Application data and related ECC data are advantageously stored in... Agent:
20110078545 - Frame boundary detection and synchronization system for data stream received by ethernet forward error correction layer: The present invention discloses a frame boundary detection system and a synchronization system for a data stream received by an Ethernet Forward Error Correction layer. The frame boundary detection system includes a shifter, two descramblers, a syndrome generator and trapper. The error trapper includes a big-little endian mode controller for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110078546 - Rate matching for a wireless communications system: Apparatuses and methods are provided for generating a plurality of redundancy versions using various rate matching algorithms. In some embodiments, a rate matcher is provided that allocates systematic and parity bits to the redundancy versions in a manner that allows all of these bits to be transmitted in at least... Agent: Marvell Israel (misl) Ltd.
20110078547 - Rate matching for a wireless communications system: Apparatuses and methods are provided for generating a plurality of redundancy versions using various rate matching algorithms. In some embodiments, a rate matcher is provided that allocates systematic and parity bits to the redundancy versions in a manner that allows all, of these bits to be transmitted in at least... Agent: Marvell Israel (misl) Ltd.
20110078549 - Decoupling of measuring the response time of a transponder and its authentication: Reader (420) for determining the validity of a connection to a transponder (440), designed to measure a response time of a transponder (440) and to authenticate the transponder (440) in two separate steps. Transponder (440) for determining the validity of a connection to a reader (420), wherein the transponder (440)... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20110078548 - Low complexity decoding of low density parity check codes: An improved decoder and decoding method for low density parity check (LDPC) codes is provided. Decoding proceeds by repetitive message passing from a set of variable nodes to a set of check nodes, and from the check nodes back to the variable nodes. The variable node output messages include a... Agent:03/24/2011 > 40 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110072298 - Information processing device, transfer circuit and error controlling method for information processing device: An information processing device includes SBs; an XBB for executing data transfer between the SBs; and an SCF for managing and controlling the SBs and the XBB. The SB includes a transmitting/receiving unit for transmitting a notification packet indicating occurrence of an error via the XBB when detecting the occurrence... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110072299 - Leak monitoring system and associated methods: A system to check for memory leaks in storage may include a data processing application executing via a computer processor, and storage to store data generated by the data processing application. The system may also include a monitor executing via the computer processor that checks the storage over different time... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072301 - Systems and methods for recovering memory: A system includes a group of devices and a shared memory that is partitioned into blocks that are capable of being allocated to the group of devices using linked lists. The system also includes check logic configured to store a group of bits, where each bit corresponds to one of... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20110072300 - Tearing-proof method for writing data in a nonvolatile memory: A method for writing and reading data in memory cells, comprising, when writing a data in a block of a first memory zone, a step consisting of writing in a second memory zone a temporary information structure metadata comprising a start flag, an identifier of the temporary information structure, an... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20110072302 - Solid state memory cartridge with wear indication: A memory cartridge is described that includes a non-volatile memory. The cartridge also includes logic to concentrate memory operations on particular areas of the non-volatile memory to cause the areas of concentration to wear out at an accelerated rate relative to non areas of concentration, and logic to track wear... Agent: Agiga Tech Inc.
20110072303 - Data processing with protection against soft errors: A processing circuit has functional units (10a-c) configured to perform operations each in response to a respective command. The functional units (10a-c) are configured to execute at least one of the operations with a selectable level of susceptibility to incurring an error during execution. Different functional units may be provided,... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20110072304 - Application server and method of controlling operation of same: A mobile telephone accesses an application server and application software is launched in the server. The application software is run on the application server based upon instructions from the mobile telephone and the result is displayed on the mobile telephone. If the mobile telephone and application server are disconnected and... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110072305 - Recovery method management device and recovery method management method: A recovery method management method includes executing and completing a work on a work target of a system according to a work start command and a work completion command, creating working method information for each work target, acquiring before-work-start system information and after-work-completion system information of the system to create... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110072306 - Method and system for automated test of end-user devices: A test system, for example for set top boxes or game consoles, includes logic to reformat media signals output by a device under test, logic to receive the reformatted media signals and to analyze them for errors, and a pluggable interface coupling the device under test to the logic to... Agent: Contec LLC
20110072307 - Methods and apparatuses for generating network test packets and parts of network test packets: Some aspects of the technology relate to the generation for test purposes of test packet ingredients by a microprocessor, ongoing with the generation for test purposes of test packets incorporating the test packet ingredients by a high-speed FPGA. Some aspects of the technology relate to the generation of outgoing test... Agent: Spirent Communications, Inc.
20110072308 - Electronic device and method for testing serial signals: An electronic device includes a serial signal test system to test serial signals generated by a serial signal generator. A test method tests serial signals using the electronic device. The test method sets test parameters that tests serial signals. Furthermore, the test method identifies an error bit from coded bits... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110072309 - Debugger for multicore system: A debugger includes: a plurality of processor cores; and a scheduler configured to control an allocation of a plurality of basic modules to the processor cores based on an execution rule for enabling parallel execution of a program that is divided into the basic modules that are executable asynchronously with... Agent:
20110072310 - Diagnostic data capture in a computing environment: A method in a multithreaded computing environment for capturing diagnostic data, the method comprising the steps of: in response to a determination that the computing environment is in a predetermined invalid state, a first thread recording diagnostic data for the computing environment, wherein the determination includes a verification that the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072311 - Method and apparatus for performing external device's diagnostic functions in host computer: Provided are a method and apparatus for performing diagnostic functions of an external device such as a printer, connected to a host computer. The apparatus and method receive information about diagnostic functions supported by the external device from the external device; receive one or more of the diagnostic functions which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110072312 - System and method to manage problems with network-based services: A problem management system can include a system architecture having a first horizontal layer including a plurality of access interfaces, each access interface adapted to receive a problem report from a customer. The problem report indicates that the customer is having a problem with a network-based service of a plurality... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110072314 - Computer system and monitoring device: A computer system and a monitoring device for a computer system are disclosed. The computer system includes a plurality of electronic modules, a memory module and an embedded controller. The embedded controller is coupled to the electronic modules and the memory module, respectively. The embedded controller collects information of the... Agent:
20110072315 - System and method for multivariate quality-of-service aware dynamic software rejuvenation: A method for monitoring the quality-of-service (QoS) of high priority transactions in a software system includes receiving a specific QoS metric of a high priority transaction, where the QoS metric associated with a plurality of buckets and comparing the sampled specific QoS metric to an expected value for the specific... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20110072313 - System for providing fault tolerance for at least one micro controller unit: The invention relates to a system for providing fault tolerance for at least one micro controller unit, hereinafter called MCU (10). The MCU receives information from at least one sensor (11) coupled to the MCU (10) and outputs information to at least one actuator (12) coupled to the MCU (10).... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20110072317 - Control apparatus: A control apparatus includes a lower layer control unit configured to perform control of a load, an upper layer control unit configured to control the lower layer control unit, a communication unit configured to perform communication between the upper layer control unit and the lower layer control unit via a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110072318 - Reader control system: An RFID reader control system and method is provided. A protocol for controlling an RFID reader and an RFID reader control unit of a mobile phone is defined. Messages, information, commands, responses, and notification are constructed and transmitted between the RFID reader and the RFID reader control unit.... Agent:
20110072316 - System to reduce the time and complexity of self configuring systems: A system and method for testing a self configuring computer which includes a computer system. Sensors electrically communicating with respective electrical connectors in the computer system. The sensors detecting when the electrical connector has a change of status from a previous start up. The sensor indicating a state change when... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072319 - Parallel processing of etl jobs involving extensible markup language documents: Techniques for running an Extract Transform Load (ETL) job in parallel on one or more processors wherein the ETL job comprises use of an extensible markup language (XML) document are provided. The techniques include receiving an XML document input, identifying a node in the XML document at which partitioning of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110072320 - Cache system and control method thereof, and multiprocessor system: According to the embodiments, a cache system includes a cache-data storing unit and a failure detecting unit. The failure detecting unit detects failure in units of cache line by determining whether instruction data prefetched from a lower layer memory matches cache data read out from the cache-data storing unit. A... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110072321 - Optimistic data writing in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a processing module dispersed storage error encoding data to produce a set of encoded data slices and sending a set of write request messages to a set of dispersed storage (DS) units, wherein each of the set of write request messages includes an encoded data slice... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110072322 - System, user interface display control method, server, information processing apparatus and storage medium: A server provides a file to display a user interface to an information processing apparatus in accordance with a request from the information processing apparatus, and instructs the information processing apparatus to send the device information of the information processing apparatus to the server. The information processing apparatus acquires the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110072323 - Supporting scan functions within memories: A memory is disclosed comprising: a storage array for storing data; and access circuitry for transmitting data to and from the storage array. The access circuitry forms a data path for inputting and outputting data to the storage array. The access circuitry comprises a latch configured to latch in response... Agent: Arm Limited
20110072324 - Method and apparatus for test connectivity, communication, and control: Functional circuits and cores of circuits are tested on integrated circuits using scan paths. Using parallel scan distributor and collector circuits for these scan paths improves test access of circuits and cores embedded within ICs and reduces the IC's power consumption during scan testing. A controller for the distributor and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110072325 - High speed double data rate jtag interface: A process and apparatus provide a JTAG TAP controller (302) to access a JTAG TAP domain (106) of a device using a reduced pin count, high speed DDR interface (202). The access is accomplished by combining the separate TDI and TMS signals from the TAP controller into a single signal... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110072326 - Sram macro test flop: A SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) macro test flop circuit includes a flip-flop circuit, a scan control circuit, and an output buffer circuit. The flip-flop circuit includes a master latch circuit and a slave latch circuit. The master latch circuit includes a master feed-back circuit including a master storage node... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110072327 - Method and device for retransmission: Embodiments related to retransmission in a communication system are described and depicted. In one embodiment, a retransmission entity repeats a transmission of a data transfer unit by the device after a predetermined number of other transmitted data transfer units has been transmitted. The retransmission entity may also determine whether a... Agent:
20110072328 - Nonvolatile memory controller with scalable pipelined error correction: A nonvolatile memory system includes a memory controller in communication with multiple memory dies through multiple memory interfaces. Multiple ECC blocks are provided to decode data from the multiple memory interfaces. ECC blocks are provided with a clock signal that may have a frequency that is lower than another clock... Agent: Sandisk Corporation
20110072329 - Dtv transmitting system and receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal: A DTV transmitting system includes a first pre-processor for coding first enhanced data having a high priority for forward error correction (FEC) at a first coding rate and expanding the first enhanced data at a first expansion rate, and a second pre-processor for coding second enhanced data having a low... Agent:
20110072330 - Modified error distance decoding: Modified error distance decoding. In certain communication systems, multiple signals (e.g., which may be viewed as being codewords, groups/sets of bits or symbols, etc.) can be commonly affected by such deleterious phenomenon as burst noise when traversing a communication channel (e.g., from a transmitter communication device to a receiver communication... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110072331 - Memory system and control method for the same: A memory system having a memory card configured to store frame data composed of a plurality of pieces of sector data and a host configured to send and receive the frame data to and from the memory card, the memory card includes: an ECC1 decoder configured to perform BCH decoding... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110072332 - Method for copying data in reprogrammable non-volatile memory: The present invention presents methods for improving data relocation operations. In one aspect, rather than check the quality of the data based on its associated error correction code (ECC) in every relocation operation, it is determined whether to check ECC based on predetermined selection criteria, and if ECC checking is... Agent:
20110072333 - Control method for flash memory based on variable length ecc: A control method for flash memory based on variable length ECC is provided in the present invention. A first channel of the flash memory is set to have a first ECC with a first length based on the size of data page and the length of first management data; and... Agent: Innostor Technology Corporation
20110072334 - systematic encoder with arbitrary parity positions: An encoder structure for an error correcting code with arbitrary parity positions is presented. The invention is effective for all error correcting codes whose parity check matrix is of the Vandermonde type. In contrast to conventional encoder circuits, the parity symbols produced by this encoder are not restricted to form... Agent: Technische Universitat Munchen
20110072335 - Branch-metric calibration using varying bandwidth values: In one embodiment, a signal processing receiver has a branch-metric calibration (BMC) unit that receives (i) sets of four hard-decision bits from a channel detector and (ii) a noise estimate. The BMC unit has two or more update blocks (e.g., tap-weight update and/or bias-compensation blocks) that generate updated parameters used... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110072336 - Ldpc (low density parity check) coded modulation symbol decoding: LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) coded modulation symbol decoding. Symbol decoding is supported by appropriately modifying an LDPC tripartite graph to eliminate the bit nodes thereby generating an LDPC bipartite graph (such that symbol nodes are appropriately mapped directly to check nodes thereby obviating the bit nodes). The edges that... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110072337 - Data receiving method, electronic apparatus and storage system having data receiving mechanism: A data receiving method for an electronic system including a host apparatus and a target apparatus, wherein the host apparatus transmits at least one request to the target apparatus for requesting at least one desired data, and the target apparatus transmits the desired data to the host apparatus according to... Agent:03/17/2011 > 53 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110066875 - Apparatus and method for establishing communications: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a gateway comprising a controller to transport media data between a service provider network and one or more end user devices associated with the gateway, and transmit connection signals to a second gateway for establishing communications between... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20110066876 - Trap-based configuration audit: A method includes generating a layer three trap packet that includes an indicator that indicates an audit request of a resident configuration file, transmitting the layer three trap packet to another device, receiving a reference configuration file in response to transmitting the layer three trap packet, comparing the resident configuration... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110066877 - Method for accessing flash memory and associated memory device: A method for accessing a flash memory includes: writing a data stream into at least a page of at least one data block of the flash memory, where each page of the data block includes an identity code; reading at least one identity code of the page; and determining a... Agent:
20110066878 - Non-volatile semiconductor storage device: The control circuit performs a concurrent read operation to perform a read operation from plural memory cells concurrently by applying the first voltage to a plurality of the first wirings concurrently. It is possible to switch the number of the first wirings to be applied with the first voltage concurrently... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110066880 - Apparatus and method for compensating for system memory error: A method to compensate for a system memory error, including determining whether there is an error in the system memory using a system memory error compensation program; initializing system memory error compensation values during reboot if an error is detected in the system memory; sequentially changing the initialized system memory... Agent:
20110066879 - Virtual machine system, restarting method of virtual machine and system: A virtual machine system includes a first operating system for operating a virtual machine, a first manager for controlling to divide a physical resource into a plurality of virtual resources and assign at least one of the plurality of virtual resources as a unit to the virtual machine, the physical... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110066881 - Resilient software-controlled redundant array of independent disks (raid): Method and computer program product for identifying a primary disk storage medium that is higher in a boot order than a secondary disk storage medium in a software RAID, and testing for a hardware failure of the primary disk storage medium during the BIOS power-on self test. The boot order... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066883 - Data storage apparatus and data writing/reading method: According to one embodiment, a data storage apparatus includes a RAID controller, error detectors, and memory units. The RAID controller receives an encoded data stream, divides the encoded data stream into a predetermined number of data blocks and generates a block of parity data. The data blocks and the parity... Agent:
20110066882 - Wear leveling of solid state disks based on usage information of data and parity received from a raid controller: A controller configures a plurality of solid state disks as a redundant array of independent disks (RAID), wherein the plurality of solid state disks store a plurality of blocks, and wherein storage areas of the plurality of solid state disks corresponding to at least some blocks of the plurality of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066884 - Power supply control device, a storage system, a control method of the power supply control device, a control method of a disk array unit and a computer readable medium thereof: A power supply control device including: a control unit which controls power supplied from a first device to a disk array unit accessible from host devices through a network device; and a second device which supplies power to the disk array unit and the power supply control device when the... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110066886 - Apparatus, method, and computer-readable recording medium for supporting license acquirement: An apparatus connected to a license management apparatus, storing license status data with license identifiers, via a network, and includes a part for receiving a request to acquire a license corresponding to a license identifier, a part for receiving designation of at least one electronic device for acquiring the license,... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110066885 - Dynamic atomic arrays: Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques, including systems, methods, and computer readable medium, for dynamic atomic arrays. A dynamic atomic array is a data structure that provides an array that can grow or shrink in size as required. The dynamic atomic array is non-blocking, wait-free, and thread-safe. The dynamic... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110066887 - System and method to provide continuous calibration estimation and improvement options across a software integration life cycle: A method and system of calibrating estimates for software projects is provided. More particularly, a method and system is provided to continuously provide calibration estimation and improvement options across a software integration life cycle. The method is implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066888 - System and method for testing sleep and wake functions of computer: A system for testing sleep and wake functions of a computer includes a test device and a test software installed on a motherboard of the computer. The test device includes a timing module, a counting module, and a switch module. The test software includes an initialization unit, a signal transmission... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110066889 - Test file generation device and test file generation method: A test file generation method for generating a test file for testing a consistency of a work process includes receiving various types of definition information relating to various types of procedures included in the work process, execution sequence of the various types of procedures, a final goal that is a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110066891 - Selective logging based on set parameter: Providing asset-based logging by setting a flag for an identified asset and a transaction includes generating a first detailed log for logging activity related to the identified asset and the transaction by a first application implemented on a first node. A transaction identifier, the flag, and any of the identified... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110066890 - System and method for analyzing alternatives in test plans: A method includes creating an initial test plan including initial estimates of effort and defect distributions, creating an alternative test plan including alternative estimates of effort and defect distributions, and displaying at least one metric of the initial test plan and the alternative test plan side by side for comparison... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066892 - Visual test automation tool for message-based applications, web applications and soa systems: In one embodiment, a graphical user interface (“GUI”) enables the efficient composition and execution of a test of a message-based application, Web application, or SOA systems' capacity to receive, process and respond to message traffic. The GUI may be used to generate a test composition by dragging and dropping message... Agent: Soasta, Inc.
20110066894 - Debugging a map reduce application on a cluster: A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and data structure provide the ability to debug a map-reduce application on a cluster. A cluster of two or more computers is defined by installing a map-reduce framework (that includes an integrated development environment [IDE]) onto each computer. The cluster is formatted by... Agent: Myspace, Inc.
20110066893 - System and method to map defect reduction data to organizational maturity profiles for defect projection modeling: A method is implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a computer readable storage medium having programming instructions. The programming instructions are operable to receive a maturity level for an organization and select at least one defect analysis starter/defect reduction method (DAS/DRM) defect profile based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066896 - Attack packet detecting apparatus, attack packet detecting method, video receiving apparatus, content recording apparatus, and ip communication apparatus: A network interface (101) includes: a packet receiving unit (103); a packet buffer (105); and a transfer unit (106) which transfers packets accumulated in the packet buffer to a main memory (102), and further including: an attack detecting unit (107) which detects an attack in which a large number of... Agent:
20110066895 - Server network diagnostic system: The displaying of the diagnostic service notifications may allow for the completion of various service operations associated with the service notifications once the information specific to a fault is presented. Such service operations may include placing a system in standby mode, transferring workloads to other systems, initiating a firmware update,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066897 - Methods and apparatuses for determining permanent memory growth: Methods and apparatuses that correlate a plurality of snapshots of system resources to identify allocation of permanent resource objects are described. Each snapshot may include an inventory of resource objects already allocated at the time of the snapshot. The plurality of snapshots may be taken at different instants over a... Agent:
20110066898 - Predictive analysis method for improving and expediting realization of system safety, availability and cost performance increases: Predictive analysis systems and methods use and correlate data from historic events to identify trends and develop corrective maintenance and logistics actions in various technology areas, such as the transportation industry, the manufacturing industry, or any other suitable industry that experiences equipment failure. The predictive analysis method and also determines... Agent: Ki Ho Military Acquisition Consulting, Inc.
20110066899 - Nonvolatile memory system and related method of performing erase refresh operation: A memory system comprises a flash memory and a memory controller. The flash memory comprises a plurality of memory blocks. The memory controller performs a read retry operation on a memory block containing an uncorrectable read error until an accurate data value is read from the memory block. The memory... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110066901 - Automated quality management system: Various embodiments of the invention provide methods and systems for automated quality management and/or monitoring of organization operations, including for example data processing operations. In one aspect of the invention, a quality management system uses an error rate measurement module to automatically monitor the quality of an organizational operation. Information... Agent: Beyondcore, Inc.
20110066900 - Non-volatile memory device and programming method thereof: A non-volatile memory device including: a memory cell array storing an electrically rewritable resistance value as data in a non-volatile manner; a first cache circuit configured to hold program data to be programmed in the cell array; a second cache circuit configured to hold preprogrammed data read from an area... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110066902 - System and method of reading data using a reliability measure: In a particular embodiment, a data storage device includes a memory array including a target memory cell and one or more other memory cells. The data storage device also includes a controller coupled to the memory array. The controller is configured to directly compute a reliability measure for at least... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd.
20110066903 - Dynamic random access memory having internal built-in self-test with initialization: A method for self-contained testing within a DRAM comprises the DRAM receiving an instruction from an external processor to test a memory core on the DRAM, and the DRAM self-testing the memory core with one or more BIST pattern stored in a multipurpose register on the DRAM. Optionally, the step... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066904 - Avoiding race conditions at clock domain crossings in an edge based scan design: A structure, system, and method block clock inputs to clock domains (using a computer). While the clock domain inputs are blocked, the structure, system, and method perform a first timing test only of signals that are transmitted within the clock domains (using the computer) by only observing latches that receive... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066905 - Test pin gating for dynamic optimization: An improvement to an integrated circuit of a type having a test enable line for enabling an electrical test of the integrated circuit only when the test enable line is at a logical high value, and output lines that are only used during the electrical test of the integrated circuit,... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110066906 - Pulse triggered latches with scan functionality: Described embodiments provide a scan chain including at least one pulse-triggered latch scan cell. The pulse-triggered latch scan cell includes a pulse-triggered latch adapted to latch data present at its input terminal to its output terminal based on a clock pulse applied to its clock terminal. A pulse generator is... Agent: Lsi Corporate
20110066907 - Method and apparatus for device access port selection: The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatuses for allowing a controller to select and access different types of access ports in a device. The selecting and accessing of the access ports is achieved using only the dedicated TDI, TMS, TCK, and TDO signal terminals of the device. The selecting... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110066909 - Pluggable transceiver module with enhanced circuitry: Pluggable transceiver modules with additional functions and circuitry contained within the module. In a first embodiment, additional circuitry is added to determine bit error rates at the point of the module itself. This allows a much better diagnostic evaluation of location of problem. In an alternate embodiment, various logic is... Agent: Brocade Communication Systems, Inc.
20110066908 - Similarity detection for error reports: Techniques for determining similarity between error reports received by an error reporting service. An error report may be compared to other previously-received error reports to determine similarity and facilitate diagnosing and resolving an error that generated the error report. In some implementations, the similarity may be determined by comparing frames... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110066911 - Communication device, communication system, reception method, and communication method: Provided is a communication device which performs a hybrid automatic repeat request process of requesting a transmission source to perform retransmission when an error is detected from a received signal. The communication device includes: a reception unit that receives a signal into which an initial transmission signal and a retransmission... Agent:
20110066910 - Stealth message transmission in a network: Embodiments of the invention include methods of transmitting a hidden message within a secured primary data transmission. In one embodiment, a method involves transmitting a primary data transmission over a computer network from a source host to a receiving host. Intentionally-corrupted packets are introduced within the primary data transmission in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066912 - Method and system to increase the throughput of a hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) protocol: A method and system to increase the throughput of a HARQ protocol in a wireless network. When a station receives a downlink HARQ sub-burst that has an incorrect cyclic redundancy check, it determines if there is an overflow event of its buffer. If so, the station reduces the size of... Agent:
20110066915 - Adapting bit error rate to a target quality of service: Communication frames transmitted over a communication network may have different QoS requirements for each communication session. The required BER for different types of communication session is selected based at least in part on the required QoS for that communication session. When frames are received, the QoS level associated with the... Agent:
20110066914 - Address generation apparatus and method for quadratic permutation polynomial interleaver de-interleaver: An address generation apparatus for a quadratic permutation polynomial (QPP) interleaver is provided. It comprises a basic recursive unit, and L recursive units represented by first recursive unit up to Lth recursive units. The apparatus inputs a plurality of configurable parameters according to a QPP function Π(i)=(f1i+f2i2) mod k, generates... Agent:
20110066913 - Apparatus and method for high throughput unified turbo decoding: An apparatus and method for high throughput unified turbo decoding comprising loading data from a first data window; computing a first forward state metric using the data from the first data window; storing the first forward state metric in a memory; computing a first reverse state metric using the data... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110066917 - Method and apparatus for elementary updating a check node during decoding of a block encoded with a non-binary ldpc code: Method of elementary updating a check node of a non-binary LDPC code during, comprising receiving a first input message (U) and a second input message (V) each comprising nm doublets having a symbol and an associated metric, delivering an output message (S) possessing nm output doublets by computing a matrix... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Sa
20110066916 - System and method for structured ldpc code family: A low density parity check (LDPC) family of codes is constructed by: determining a protograph for a mother code for the LDPC family of codes. The protograph is lifted by a lifting factor to design code specific protograph for a code. The method also includes constructing a base matrix for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110066918 - Soft error correction in a memory array and method thereof: A memory system includes a memory array. The memory array includes a plurality of storage locations arranged in rows and columns. The memory system includes error correction circuitry that generates correct data bits from data bits of the memory array and error correction bits. The data bits received by the... Agent:
20110066919 - Memory error detection and/or correction: An embodiment may include circuitry that may detect and/or correct at least one error in a data codeword that may include a data word, cyclical redundancy check (CRC) word, and parity word. The circuitry may select whether a portion of the CRC word indicates whether only a single processor has... Agent:
20110066920 - Single-chip multi-media card/secure digital (mmc/sd) controller reading power-on boot code from integrated flash memory for user storage: A Multi-Media Card/Secure Digital (MMC/SD) single-chip flash device contains a MMC/SD flash microcontroller and flash mass storage blocks containing flash memory arrays that are block-addressable rather than randomly-addressable. MMC/SD transactions from a host MMC/SD bus are read by a bus transceiver on the MMC/SD flash microcontroller. Various routines that execute... Agent: Super Talent Electronics Inc.
20110066921 - System and method for responding to error detection: Systems and methods to respond to error detection are provided. A particular method may include issuing a first command to a first redrive device and a second command to a second redrive device. The method may also include reissuing the second command to the second redrive device in response to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110066922 - Error correction for multilevel flash memory: An integrated circuit is provided with an array of multilevel flash memory cells. In one embodiment these flash memory cells have a storage signal level which is Gray coded to output data bits thereby increasing the independence between bit errors. The error correction circuitry targets independent identical distributed error patterns.... Agent: Arm Limited
20110066923 - Nonvolatile memory apparatus, memory controller, and memory system: Disclosed herein is a nonvolatile memory apparatus including, a nonvolatile memory section, a standard error correction code processing section, an extended error correction code processing section, and a control section.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110066924 - Communicating in a computer environment: Communicating in a peer-to-peer computer environment. A tracker peer is contacted and a list of peer nodes are obtained at a user device. A subset of peer nodes are selected from the list of peer nodes to act as relay nodes for a communication. An appropriate compression scheme is selected... Agent:
20110066925 - Error detection: A system and a method detects errors when writing data to a memory in a computer system. An error detection memory write request for writing an error detection value to a memory location within the memory section is issued, the error detection value being associated with the block of data.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Developement) Limited
20110066927 - Multi-layer cyclic reducndancy check code in wireless communication system: A wireless communication device includes a receiver configured to receive a transport block with a sequence of bits wherein A is the number of bits, a first cyclic redundancy check (CRC) coder configured to generate a first block of CRC parity bits on a transport block and to associates the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20110066926 - Phase shift adjusting method and circuit: Method and system of adjusting a first phase shift between a first data signal and a clock signal at a sending device. First and second test signals representing first and second test data, respectively, are transmitted to a receiving device. The test signals have respective phase shifts relative to the... Agent:03/10/2011 > 41 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110060936 - Method and apparatus for correction of digitally transmitted information: A method and correct apparatus for correction of at least one digital information item which is transmitted by at least one information source to at least one information sink is provided. The information source can be connected both to an information sink and also to a correction apparatus by means... Agent:
20110060937 - Methods and systems for failure isolation and data recovery in a configuration of series-connected semiconductor devices: A method of identifying at least one anomalous device in a configuration of series-connected semiconductor devices, comprising: selecting a device in the configuration; sending a command to the selected device, the command for placing the selected device into a recovery mode of operation; attempting to elicit identification data from the... Agent:
20110060938 - Computer interlocking system and code bit level redundancy method therefor: A code bit level redundancy method for a computer interlocking system is provided. The method includes: (1) controlling the output in parallel, and (2) sharing the collected information.... Agent: Casco Signal Ltd.
20110060941 - Method of achieving high reliability of network boot computer system: In a network computer system, recovery may be impossible from a fault when the fault occurs in a network switch in a network or a device such as an external disk device. Provided is a computer system that includes a plurality of servers, a plurality of network, a plurality of... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110060940 - N+1 failover and resynchronization of data storage appliances: Reciprocal data storage protection is combined with “N+1” hardware provisioning and on-demand resynchronization to guarantee full data availability without impairing performance. Pairs of nodes are identified that act as backups for each other, where each node stores a secondary copy of data allocated to its reciprocal, paired node. A single... Agent:
20110060939 - High availability via data services: Application-level replication, the synchronization of data updates within a cluster of application servers, may be provided by having application servers themselves synchronize all updates to multiple redundant databases, precluding the need for database-level replication. This may be accomplished by first sending a set of database modifications requested by the transaction... Agent: Progress Software Corporation
20110060942 - Methods and devices for treating and/or processing data: At the inputs and/or outputs, memories are assigned to a reconfigurable module to achieve decoupling of internal data processing and in particular decoupling of the reconfiguration cycles from the external data streams (to/from peripherals, memories, etc.).... Agent:
20110060943 - Apparatus and method for detection and correction of denormal speculative floating point operand: A microprocessor includes a plurality of execution units configured to receive instructions and operands thereof and to execute the instructions. An instruction scheduler issues the instructions to the execution units and selects sources of the instruction operands. At least one of the execution units detects one of the operands of... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.
20110060944 - Computer system having an expansion device for virtualizing a migration source logical unit: A migration destination storage creates an expansion device for virtualizing a migration source logical unit. A host computer accesses an external volume by way of an access path of a migration destination logical unit, a migration destination storage, a migration source storage, and an external volume. After destaging all dirty... Agent:
20110060945 - Smart repair of computer systems: A method and system for performing a smart repair of a target device is initiated by establishing a connection to a smart repair processing system. System components on the target device may then be analyzed, followed by an analysis of system software and user data. The target device user data... Agent: Softthinks Sas
20110060946 - Method and system for problem determination using probe collections and problem classification for the technical support services: A system and method for problem determination using probe collections and problem classification for the technical support services monitor and collect data associated with a computer system, raise an alarm based on the monitored and collected data, probe the computer system for additional information, filter the monitored and collected data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110060948 - Diagnostics methods for a communications device: A method facilitating the support of a communications device via diagnostic tools on the communications device and a remote computing device of monitoring predefined data elements associated with the operation of said communications device.... Agent:
20110060947 - Hardware trust anchor: A target computing environment is secured by a hardware trust anchor that provides a trust state of the target computing environment based upon a security audit of the target computing environment. And diagnosing the target computing environment can be diagnosed by the hardware trust anchor according to the security diagnostic... Agent:
20110060949 - Virtual production testing of large integrated products: A communications system and method for testing components of an aircraft via Ethernet. The communications system may comprise one or more Ethernet links having software and hardware controls for timing, buffering, and messaging, and a dedicated Ethernet line. The Ethernet links may be configured to communicably link sections of a... Agent: Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.
20110060950 - Method and system for recovery of a failed registry: A method of recovering a registry includes accessing a plurality of registry zone files for the registry and archiving, on a first periodic basis, the plurality of registry zone files. Each of the registry zone files includes at least domain names, registrar IDs, and status information represented in a first... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20110060951 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, control methods, and storage medium: An apparatus determines whether a current display is a web screen, when a user operation performed via the web screen indicates a display of a native screen and when a web server instructs the apparatus to display the native screen. The apparatus switches the current display to the native screen... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110060952 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: The semiconductor integrated circuit including a memory macro includes a memory cell unit, input data holding units, and output data holding units. The input data holding units hold one of values of input data signals and a scan value depending on a scan control signal in accordance with an operating... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110060953 - Testing mobile wireless devices during device production: A system and method of testing a wireless communication device during device production comprises designating as a data log buffer when the device is being produced, at least part of random access memory (RAM) of the device that is allocated for virtual machine and/or application usage when the device is... Agent:
20110060954 - Semiconductor device and method for validating a state thereof: A semiconductor device comprises processing logic arranged to execute program instructions. The semiconductor device further comprises signature generation logic arranged to receive at least one value from at least one internal location of the semiconductor device, and to generate a current signature value, based on the at least one received... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
20110060956 - Interference-cognitive transmission: Interference cognitive devices are described. An interference cognitive device can be collocated with a transmitter of an interference cognitive transmitter (ICT), as receive chains or portions thereof at the ICT. An interference cognitive device can also be remote with respect to the transmitter, which operates in an interference cognitive network... Agent: Quantenna Communications, Inc.
20110060955 - Method and apparatus for providing frequency error estimation: An apparatus for providing frequency error estimation may include at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code may be configured, with the processor, to cause the apparatus to perform at least receiving, at a receiving... Agent:
20110060957 - Reliable messaging using publish subscribe mechanism: A resend operation of application-level messages by communicating control messages over a publish/subscribe channel. A sending module sends application-level original messages to recipients, and stores a copy of the original message in a store. A resend determination module determines, in the event of insufficient acknowledgement of the original message, whether... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110060959 - method and apparatus for data receiving: A method and apparatus for receiving data is provided. A data receiving terminal processes each received file block as follows: performing forward error correction decoding for Tb bit sequences to be decoded of the file block respectively, obtaining Tb decoded information bit sequences with a length of K, wherein, the... Agent: Zte Corporation
20110060960 - Decoding method and device for low density generator matrix codes: A decoding method for low density generator matrix codes is disclosed, which decodes a bit information sequence that is transmitted after encoding with LDGC, the method comprises: S1: filling L−K known bits in a received code word sequence R and deleting code word symbols erased by a channel in R,... Agent: Zte Corporation
20110060958 - Method and system for providing short block length low density parity check (ldpc) codes in support of broadband satellite applications: An approach is provided for encoding short frame length Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) codes. An encoder generates a LDPC code having an outer Bose Chaudhuri Hocquenghem (BCH) code. Structure is imposed on the LDPC codes by restricting portion part of the parity check matrix to be lower triangular and/or... Agent: Dtvg Licensing, Inc.
20110060961 - Memory controller method and system compensating for memory cell data losses: A computer system includes a memory controller coupled to a memory module containing several DRAMs. The memory module also includes a non-volatile memory storing row addresses identifying rows containing DRAM memory cells that are likely to lose data during normal refresh of the memory cells. Upon power-up, the data from... Agent: Micro Technology, Inc.
20110060962 - Method and apparatus for accessing memory with read error by changing comparison: In response to a disagreement between a previously generated check code associated with previously programmed data bits and a more recently generated check code generated in response to a read command, the comparison process is changed, between i) a value representing accessed data and ii) a reference applied to such... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.
20110060963 - Method and apparatus for interleaving a data stream using quadrature permutation polynomial functions (qpp): A semiconductor device comprising processing logic. The processing logic is arranged to configure interleaver logic to re-order data symbols of a data stream according to a quadrature permutation polynomial function. The processing logic is further arranged to: divide a cyclic group of values defined by the QPP function into a... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
20110060964 - Data transmission method, data reception method, mobile terminal and radio communication system: A data transmission method according to the present invention includes the steps of: (A) adding a first CRC code to transmission data; (B) dividing the transmission data to which the first CRC code has been added into a plurality of encoded bit sequences; (C) adding a second CRC code to... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20110060965 - Semiconductor memory device and data processing method thereof: A semiconductor memory device is provided. The semiconductor memory device includes an error correction code block and a memory. The error correction code block performs error correction encoding for user data to generate parity data. The memory stores the user data and the parity data. The error correction code block... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110060966 - Data programming method and system thereof: A data programming method and a system thereof are provided to program an original data into a memory. In the method, the original data complying with a first data arrangement rule is converted into an intermediate data complying with a second data arrangement rule, wherein the second arrangement rule corresponds... Agent: Robustflash Technologies Ltd.
20110060969 - Method and system for error correction in flash memory: A solid state non-volatile memory unit. The memory unit includes a multi-level solid state non-volatile memory array adapted to store data characterized by a first number of digital levels. The memory unit also includes an analog-to-digital converter having an input and an output. The input of the analog-to-digital converter is... Agent: Marvell International Ltd.
20110060968 - Systems and methods for implementing error correction in relation to a flash memory: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and circuits for memories and utilization thereof. As one example, a memory system is disclosed that includes a flash memory device and a flash access circuit. The flash access circuit is operable to perform an error code encoding algorithm on a... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110060967 - Systems and methods for re-designating memory regions as error code corrected memory regions: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and circuits for memories and utilization thereof. As one example, a memory system is disclosed that includes a flash memory device and a flash access circuit. The flash access circuit is operable to perform an error code encoding algorithm on a... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110060970 - Method of performing interleaving and data transmission apparatus: A method of performing interleaving and a data transmission apparatus are disclosed, in which interleaving is performed for input data streams using bit reverse ordering (BRO) operation. A method of performing interleaving for input data streams comprises writing respective bits of the input data stream in a row direction of... Agent:
20110060971 - Tail-biting decoding method and device: A tail-biting decoding method and device are provided, so as to improve accuracy of backtracking state determination and decrease decoding delay. The method includes the following steps. Survivor paths of a training system are acquired. The training system is formed of a first transport block and a second transport block... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
20110060972 - Decoding method for tail-biting convolutional codes using a search depth viterbi algorithm: A method for decoding tail-biting convolutional codes. The method includes initializing a correction depth, selecting a first starting state from a set of encoding states, and initializing a metric value for the selected starting state as zero and the other states as infinity. The input bit stream is read and... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (beijing) R&d Company Ltd.
20110060973 - Systems and methods for stepped data retry in a storage system: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing retries. As an example, a data processing retry circuit is discussed that includes a stepped erasure window register, and an erasure flag set circuit. The stepped erasure window register includes: an erasure flag location, an erasure flag... Agent: Lsi Corpoaration
20110060974 - Methods and devices for transmitting a data stream and corresponding computer readable media: A data stream is transmitted from a transmitting device to a receiving device via a communication network. Data of the data stream is transmitted to the receiving device by using a transport protocol without data acknowledgement. In a transmission method, parity-encoding parameters for parity encoding a data set of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110060975 - System for detecting operating errors in integrated circuits: Errors induced by noise pulses in digital electronic circuits clocked with a clock signal are detected by providing at least one additional clock signal offset in time with respect to the clock signal by a given interval, and performing for at least one component of the circuit a comparison of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.
20110060976 - Method and device for processing signal data: A method of processing signal data comprises receiving signal data, calculating a first k-th moment from the signal data based on a first number of samples N1, calculating a second k-th moment from the signal data based on a second number of samples N2, the first number N1 being different... Agent: Sony Corporation03/03/2011 > 54 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110055620 - Identifying and predicting errors and root causes in a data processing operation: Methods and systems for automated quality management and/or monitoring of a data processing operation, including identifying root causes for errors, identifying which errors are likely to have root causes, predicting errors, and predicting increases in errors.... Agent:
20110055619 - Synchronizing problem resolution task status using awareness of current state and transaction history: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for synchronizing a transaction profile with a resolution status of a problem experienced by an application. The problem may be detected for the application. A transaction profile may be retrieved for the detected problem. The transaction profile may include a sequence of... Agent:
20110055621 - Data replication based on capacity optimization: A system and associated method for replicating data based on capacity optimization. A local node receives the data associated with a key. The local node within a local domain communicates with nodes of remote domains in a system through a communication network. Each domain has its own distributed hash table... Agent:
20110055622 - Network system and network relay apparatus: The network system is provided. The network system includes: a first processing apparatus configured to provide a specific service; a second processing apparatus configured to provide the specific service, the first processing apparatus and the second processing apparatus having one identical address; a client apparatus configured to utilize the specific... Agent:
20110055623 - Solid state storage system with improved data merging efficiency and control method thereof: The presented solid state storage system provides an efficient manner of processing read and write operations in a memory block that has a faulty page of memory within it. The solid state storage system includes a flash memory area and a memory controller. The memory controller stores link information into... Agent:
20110055624 - Method for implementing continuous data protection utilizing allocate-on-write snapshots: The present disclosure is directed to a method for providing continuous data protection for a virtual volume (VV). The method may comprise conceptually dividing the VV into a plurality of same sized chunks; preserving contents of the VV at a specified time; creating a Point in Time (PiT) instance for... Agent:
20110055625 - Nonvolatile memory device and memory controller: The memory controller writes and reads data in and from a nonvolatile memory. The nonvolatile memory has a plurality of memory cell blocks, each memory cell block includes a plurality of multi-level cells each capable of storing m-bit data (m is a natural number of two or more), a first... Agent:
20110055626 - Systems and methods for recovering information from nand gates array memory systems: A method is disclosed for recovering data associated with a damaged file stored in a NAND gate array memory. The method includes the steps of: identifying all meta data associated with the damaged file; identifying each logical block address of all identified meta data; collecting all physical block addresses associated... Agent:
20110055629 - Computer system, control method thereof and recording medium storing computer program thereof: A computer system, a control method thereof and a recording medium storing a computer program thereof are provided to recover a program efficiently and be resistant to viruses, worms, and user error. The control method of computer system receives a user's request for a recovery of a program which is... Agent:
20110055628 - Method for determining a state associated with a transaction: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for determining a state associated with a transaction for use with a transactional processing system comprising a transaction coordinator and a plurality of grouped and inter-connected resource managers, the method comprising the steps of: in response to a communications failure between... Agent:
20110055627 - Seamless application session reconstruction between devices: A first device captures session data for each application session that is executing on a first device, and provides the session data to a second device in order for the second device to reconstruct the application sessions. A first device identifies one or more application sessions currently executing on the... Agent:
20110055630 - Safely rolling back transactions in a transactional memory system with concurrent readers: A technique for safely rolling back transactional memory transactions without impacting concurrent readers of the uncommitted transaction data. An updater uses a transactional memory technique to perform an data update on data that is shared with a reader. The update is implemented as a transaction in which the updated data... Agent:
20110055631 - Pluggable error detection board and motherboard error detection system containing the same: A motherboard error detection system includes a pluggable error detection board and a motherboard having a boot management chip. When the motherboard enters a device-driven status from a standby status, the boot management chip is used to manage power-on timings of different voltage sources; to collect a plurality of sets... Agent:
20110055632 - Wireless diagnostic system: Results of field testing of portions of a distributed system such as a Broadband Communications System from a testing device to a controller which downloads programmed test protocols and sequences thereof to the separate testing device over a wired or wireless link and thereafter can be used to control the... Agent:
20110055633 - Declarative test execution: A test controller interprets declarative test instructions into imperative test tasks and runs the tests using the imperative test tasks. Declarative test instructions indicate what tests are to be run and the imperative test tasks indicate how these tests are to be run. In addition, the imperative test tasks further... Agent:
20110055634 - System and method for testing a computer: A system and method for testing a computer divide test programs in a test file into hardware test programs and software test programs. A test server selects one or more test programs from the divided test file according to test parameters of the computer. The test server generates a test... Agent:
20110055635 - Declarative test result validation: A test controller translates test rules into executable code and validates the test results using the executable code. The test controller translates the test rules using a test grammar. The test rules are used to indicate expected test results of a device under test. The test controller further generates the... Agent:
20110055636 - Systems and methods for testing results of configuration management activity: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for testing results of configuration management activity. In embodiments, a configuration management server can control and maintain the configuration state of one or more targets, hosts, servers, clients, or other machines in a managed. In aspects, a testing tool hosted on the configuration management... Agent:
20110055637 - Adaptively collecting network event forensic data: In an embodiment, a data processing system comprises a repository configured to store a plurality of event message definitions for error messages, syslog messages, or other notification messages that may be emitted by one or more managed network elements; event annotation logic coupled to the data repository and configured to... Agent:
20110055639 - Keyboard input method and assistant system thereof: A keyboard input method and an assistant system thereof are provided. In the present method, first, an assistant on-screen keyboard program is launched and an input signal is received. Then, if it is determined that the input signal represents an input character, whether the input character leads to an input... Agent:
20110055638 - System and method for annotation driven integrity verification: Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for annotation driven integrity program verification. The method includes distributing verification calls configured to verify a function across call paths leading to the function in source code, generating a binary from the source code having placeholders associated with the verification calls,... Agent:
20110055640 - Method and system for exception detecting and alerting: Methods and system for exception detecting and alerting are described. An exception indicating an occurrence of an error in an application and a path to the exception in an application space may be received. The received exception may be compared to a stored exception in a prior version of an... Agent:
20110055642 - Article information management apparatus and article information management method: A storage unit which stores table data defining information about each article sold in a store, a receiving unit which receives update data for the table data sent from an external device at a predetermined transmission time, a determination unit which determines whether the update data is received by the... Agent:
20110055641 - Data corruption detection: In general, this disclosure relates to various techniques for detecting corrupt bits in a data stream. The techniques may allow a data storage device to detect corrupt bits prior to transformation of the data stream and subsequent to transformation of the data stream. A data storage device may include a... Agent:
20110055643 - Receiver power saving via block code failure detection: A communication system includes a receiver configured to receive a packet that contains plural codewords, and a codeword failure detector cooperatively operable with the receiver. The codeword failure detector can be configured to detect a codeword failure in at least one codeword of the plural codewords as it is being... Agent:
20110055644 - Centralized mbist failure information: Failure and repair information collected during self-testing of arrays in an integrated circuit is stored in a centralized array in the integrated circuit. In that way, a centralized array can be read out to provide failure and repair information on the arrays in the integrated circuit rather than having to... Agent:
20110055645 - Semiconductor test method, semiconductor test apparatus, and computer readable medium: A semiconductor test apparatus includes an inputting module, a monitor, a converter, a storage, and a tester. The inputting module inputs addresses for first test, in which the addresses of a plurality of semiconductor memories are arrayed in an arbitrary order. The monitor monitors test time of the first test... Agent:
20110055646 - Fault diagnosis in a memory bist environment: Disclosed are methods and devices for temporally compacting test response signatures of failed memory tests in a memory built-in self-test environment, to provide the ability to carry on memory built-in self-test operations even with the detection of multiple time related memory test failures. In some implementations of the invention, the... Agent:
20110055647 - Processor: A processor has an ALU, a load/store unit, a timer, an ECC calculator, and a plurality of ECC registers. When the load/store unit writes data in a main memory, the load/store unit writes written data and a count value of a timer in the main memory, and sets ECC status... Agent:
20110055648 - System and a method for testing connectivity between a first device and a second device: A device and a method for testing a connectivity between a first device and a second device, the method includes: writing, at a first frequency and in a serial manner, a first test word to a source boundary scan register; writing a content of the source boundary scan register, at... Agent:
20110055649 - Testing security of mapping functions: Methods, apparatuses and articles for testing security of a mapping function—such as a Physically Unclonable Function (PUF)—of an integrated circuit (IC) are disclosed. In various embodiments, one or more tests may be performed. In various embodiments, the tests may include a predictability test, a collision test, a sensitivity test, a... Agent:
20110055651 - High-speed serial transfer device test method, program, and device: A test pattern generating unit generates a test pattern in which unconverted data is arranged such that same values of 0 or 1 bits in converted data according to a code conversion table are successively transferred to each of a plurality of serial transfer channels that a high-speed serial transfer... Agent:
20110055650 - Hold transition fault model and test generation method: A method of hold fault modeling and test generation. The method includes first modeling a fast-to-rise and a fast-to-fall hold fault for a plurality of circuit nets. Testing a fast-to-rise hold fault is accomplished by: setting up a logic value on each of the plurality of circuit nodes to 0;... Agent:
20110055652 - Method for conducting harq with a wireless communications system: Provided is a method of performing hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) of a receiver in a wireless communication system. The method includes: receiving data in a transmission time interval (TTI) unit consisting of a plurality of consecutive subframes; and transmitting acknowledgment (ACK)/non-acknowledgment (NACK) for the received data, wherein the data... Agent:
20110055653 - Method and apparatus for the joint design and operation of arq protocols with user scheduling for use with multiuser mimo in the downlink of wireless systems: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for performing wireless communication. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a processing unit to run a scheduling selection algorithm to update user terminal scheduling weights in response to scheduling feedback transmitted by a plurality of user terminals by an end of an immediately... Agent:
20110055654 - Nak-to-ack error detection and recovery: According to one embodiment, a system is provided that allows a receiver to determine that an initial error message (such as a NAK message) was not correctly received by a transmitter, and to cause the transmitter to continue transmitting information corresponding to data that has not yet been successfully decoded... Agent:
20110055655 - Hardware-efficient low density parity check code for digital communications: A network element receiving signals from the network over a communications channel via transceiver circuitry. The network element has a host interface for communicating to a host system, decoded signals corresponding signals received from the network. Demodulator circuitry demodulates the signals into a data stream. Circuitry for decoding the data... Agent:
20110055657 - Method and system for stopping execution of a turbo decoder: A method for conditionally stopping execution of a turbo decoder is proposed. The decoder has elementary decoders. Each elementary decoder performs a sequence of decoding operations and is arranged to receive an input from at least one other elementary decoder. The method determines for each specific decoding operation if the... Agent:
20110055656 - Systems, methods, and media for checking available bandwidth using forward error correction: Methods for checking available bandwidth using forward error correction are provided, the methods comprising: identifying data to be transmitted; determining an amount of forward error correction data to be sent to a receiver; creating the forward error correction data based on corresponding data in the data to be transmitted; transmitting... Agent:
20110055658 - Content distribution method, encoding method, reception/reproduction method and apparatus, and program: There are provided a content data transmission method, device, and program that minimize serious disturbances in reproduced content on the reception side, caused by a transmission error of encoded data, without sending feedback information from the reception side to the transmission side. When an encoder 103 creates encoded data to... Agent:
20110055663 - Address generation for contention-free memory mappings of turbo codes with arp (almost regular permutation) interleaves: Address generation for contention-free memory mappings of turbo codes with ARP (almost regular permutation) interleaves. A novel means is presented by which anticipatory address generation is employed using an index function that is based on an address mapping which corresponds to an interleave inverse order of decoding processing... Agent:
20110055660 - High-reliability memory: A memory circuit includes a memory including a plurality of primary memory elements, and an error correction circuit coupled to the memory and operative to detect an error in at least one of the primary memory elements and to provide corrected data corresponding to the primary memory element. The memory... Agent:
20110055661 - Method and apparatus for nested disbursed storage: A method begins by a DS processing module generating a plurality of encoded slices from a data segment using an error encoding function. The method continues with the DS processing module identifying a plurality of DS storage units for storing the plurality of encoded slices. The method continues with the... Agent:
20110055659 - Method and system of dynamic data storage for error correction in a memory device: A method of dynamic data storage for error correction in a memory device is disclosed. Data for storage is received, and the received data is then encoded and associated error correction code (ECC) is generated. The encoded data is stored in a portion of a data partition of the memory... Agent:
20110055662 - Nested distributed storage unit and applications thereof: A method for execution by a DS storage unit begins with the DS storage unit receiving an encoded slice of a plurality of encoded slices, wherein the plurality of encoded slices was generated from a data segment using an error encoding function. The method continues with the DS storage unit... Agent:
20110055664 - Systems and methods for compressing data in non-volatile semiconductor memory drives: A non-volatile semiconductor memory (NVSM) storage system includes a NVSM drive interface configured to receive host data sectors (HDSs) from a host interface. A buffer managing module is configured to store the HDSs in a buffer. A compression module is configured to compress the HDSs to generate compressed HDSs of... Agent:
20110055665 - Data modulation method, modulator, recording method, and recording apparatus: A data modulation method and a data error correction method are provided. The data modulation method includes generating a channel sequence for an input sequence, determining whether or not the channel sequence violates a Run Length Limit (RLL) constraint, and performing, when the channel sequence violates the RLL constraint, bit... Agent:
20110055666 - Receiver for error-protected packet-based frame: In one embodiment, a receiver for a frame of media packets employing the real-time transmission protocol (RTP) and forward error correction (FEC) is disclosed. The receiver comprises a packet buffer and an FEC decoder. After a packet is received by the packet buffer, the FEC decoder reads the packet and,... Agent:
20110055667 - Efficient soft value generation for coded bits in a turbo decoder: Techniques for generating soft values for parity bits in a convolutional decoding process are disclosed. An exemplary method comprises, for each of at least one iteration in at least one soft-input soft-output decoder, calculating intermediate probability values for each possible transition between a first plurality of candidate decoder states at... Agent:
20110055668 - Method, device, and digital circuity for providing a closed-form solution to a scaled error locator polynomial used in bch decoding: A method of determining positions of one or more error bits is disclosed. The method includes receiving a BCH codeword at input circuitry of a decoder device, establishing a threshold number of correctable bits, and determining from the received BCH codeword and a root of an encoder polynomial, a value... Agent:
20110055670 - Programming method and memory device using the same: A programming method applied to a memory is provided. The memory includes a number of memory cells. The method includes the following steps. A target cell of the memory cells is programmed in response to a first programming command. The target cell is programmed in response to a second programming... Agent:
20110055669 - Systems and methods for detecting machine faults in network using acoustic monitoring: Embodiments relate systems and methods for detecting machine faults in a network using acoustic monitoring. In embodiments, one or more servers, clients, or other machines in a managed network can have a microphone or other acoustic sensor integrated into motherboard or other hardware. The sensor can sample acoustic signals from... Agent:
20110055671 - Advanced memory device having improved performance, reduced power and increased reliability: An advanced memory having improved performance, reduced power and increased reliability. A memory device includes a memory array, a receiver for receiving a command and associated data, error control coding circuitry for performing error control checking on the received command, and data masking circuitry for preventing the associated data from... Agent:
20110055672 - Method of certifying multiple versions of an application: A first check code is computed by applying an algorithm to a proper subset of a first body of data. A second check code is computed by applying the algorithm to an equivalent proper subset of a second equivalent body of data. The two check codes are compared. The extent... Agent:Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support
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