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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery October categorized by USPTO classification 10/11Below 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. 10/27/2011 > 44 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110264947 - On-line client service method for storage apparatus: An on-line client service method for a storage apparatus includes establishing a link between a client host and the storage apparatus for detecting the current status of the storage apparatus, the client host generating a diagnostic result of the storage apparatus, the client host transmitting the diagnostic result to a... Agent:
20110264948 - Disk storage apparatus and method for recovering data: According to one embodiment, a disk storage apparatus includes a write module, an operation module, and a controller. The write module is configured to write data, in units of blocks, in a designated write area of a disk. The operation module is configured to perform an exclusive OR operation on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110264950 - Check operation dispersed storage network frame: A method begins by a processing module generating a payload section of a dispersed storage network (DSN) frame regarding a check request operation by generating one or more slice name fields of the payload section to include one or more slice names corresponding to one or more encoded data slices... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110264949 - Disk array: A disk array provided with a RAID group in a Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) configuration with redundancy of two, the disk array includes, a data recovery technique selecting unit to select a technique for recovering data from a first failed disk to be recovered first, the technique being... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110264951 - System and method for recovery of primary storage resource failure: Systems and methods for reducing problems and disadvantages associated with traditional approaches to data and program storage on an information handling system are provided. A method may include determining if a primary storage resource has a failure. The method may further include, in response to determining that the storage resource... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110264952 - Assembly with at least two power supply units and at least one power-consuming component, computer system and method for control of an assembly: An assembly includes a plurality of power supply units for producing an output-side operating voltage from at least one input-side supply voltage and at least one power-consuming component which is electrically coupled to the plurality of power supply units. The assembly has a controller arranged to monitor the function of... Agent: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Intellectual Property Gmbh
20110264954 - Disaster-proof data recovery: A recovery unit (90) for recovering data, including an antenna (102) and a first wireless transceiver (100). The first wireless transceiver is configured to communicate via the antenna only with a second wireless transceiver (76) of a storage unit (48) that holds records associated with the data. When an event... Agent: Axxana (israel) Ltd.
20110264953 - Self-healing failover using a repository and dependency management system: Systems, devices, methods, and articles of manufacture employing repair modules are provided. The modules may be automatically deployed in conjunction with dependency mechanisms upon identifying a malfunctioning application. The modules may be specifically tailored for certain diagnosis or repair and may be selected for deployment to a second application using... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264955 - Signal test apparatus and method: A system and method for restoring a signal test apparatus to a previous state receives a time interval set by a user to create restore point files. The signal test apparatus tests signals of a test object and creates a restore point file according to the time interval. The restore... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110264956 - Management system for outputting information denoting recovery method corresponding to root cause of failure: A management server includes a meta rule for identifying an event to be a root cause and a failure recovery method that corresponds to the meta rule for an event capable of occurring in a plurality of node apparatuses, and also displays a cause event to be a root cause... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110264957 - Boot test apparatus and method of computer system: A boot test apparatus and method can repeatedly execute actions of power-on and power-off for a cold boot test of a computer to test whether the computer is operable. The boot test apparatus includes a microprocessor, a controller, and a power switch. The microprocessor generates a control signal according to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110264958 - Test framework for a notebook computer: The disclosed simplified test framework comprises a first module substituting the mobile network module of the computer to communicate with a mobile phone network, configured with signal pins of VCC connected to a voltage of +3V, RST, VPP, CLK, and DATA while enabling the VCC to power source; and a... Agent: Inventec Corporation
20110264959 - Partial recording of a computer program execution for replay: A method, system and program product for recording a program execution comprising recording processor context for each thread of the program, results of system calls by the program, and memory pages accessed by the program during an execution interval in a checkpoint file. Processor context includes register contents and descriptor... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110264960 - Apparatus and method for analyzing error generation in mobile terminal: An apparatus and a method for determining error generation in a mobile terminal are provided. More particularly, an apparatus and a method for analyzing and reporting an error of a device driver in real-time without a separate debugging apparatus in a mobile terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a dumper... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20110264961 - System and method to test executable instructions: This document discusses, among other things, a method of testing an Application Programming Interface (API) call that includes receiving data identifying a schema associated with web services together with an API call. Various example embodiments may relate to accessing a data repository associated with the schema to identify an API... Agent:
20110264962 - Checked write operation dispersed storage network frame: A method begins by a processing module generating a payload of a dispersed storage network frame by generating a transaction number field including a transaction number and generating one or more slice payload sections, wherein each slice payload section includes a slice name field to include a slice name corresponding... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110264963 - System for checking a program memory of a processing unit: A system for checking a program memory) of a processing unit includes a check module, and the processing unit is made up of an instruction counter connected to the check module. The check module has a register connected to a first changeover switch that sets the register content. In a... Agent:
20110264965 - Methods and systems for transaction record delivery using thresholds and multi-stage protocol: The present invention provides systems and methods for conducting electronic transactions in a distributed computing environment. A communications protocol is provided that enables reliable transactional state synchronization for peers participating in a distributed transaction. A transaction processing application is deployed on a local computer system to manage transactions thereon. The... Agent: Intertrust Technologies Corp.
20110264964 - System and method for definition, creation, management, transmission, and monitoring of errors in soa environment: A computer-implemented system and method for the definition, creation, management, transmission, and monitoring of errors in a SOA environment. An example embodiment includes: defining a common standard error data structure; automatically generating a unique identifier (ID) for each new error data instance; allowing customization of error data structure through extensions;... Agent:
20110264967 - Method and apparatus for maintaining the status of objects in computer networks using virtual state machines: A network appliance for monitoring, diagnosing and documenting problems among a plurality of devices and processes (objects) coupled to a computer network utilizes periodic polling and collection of object-generated trap data to monitor the status of objects on the computer network. The status of a multitude of objects is maintained... Agent:
20110264966 - Redundant media packet streams: This invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of digital media packets, such as audio and video channels and lighting instructions. In particular, the invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of redundant media packet streams. Samples are extracted (556) from a first (904) and second (906) media packet stream. The extracted... Agent: Audinate Pty Limited
20110264968 - Cable with field-writeable memory: A method includes monitoring a use of a cable assembly that includes a communication cable terminated by a termination module. Data indicative of the use is written to a writeable non-volatile memory in the termination module. The use of the cable assembly is acted upon by reading the data from... Agent: Mellanox Technologies Ltd.
20110264969 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device: A semiconductor integrated circuit device related to an embodiment of the present invention includes an address register which includes an internal selection circuit connected with a control circuit, a signal generation instruction circuit which instructs the control circuit so that a predetermined internal control signal is generated, a latch circuit,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110264970 - Low power testing of very large circuits: Plural scan test paths (401) are provided to reduce power consumed during testing such as combinational logic (101). A state machine (408) operates according to plural shift states (500) to control each scan path in capturing data from response outputs of the combinational logic and then shifting one bit at... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110264971 - Testing of multi-clock domains: A system for testing multi-clock domains in an integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality of clock sources coupled to a plurality of clock controllers. Each of the clock sources generates a fast clock associated with one of the multi-clock domains. Each of the clock controllers is configured to provide capture... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd.
20110264972 - Self-diagnosis system and test circuit determination method: Provided are a self-diagnosis system and a test circuit determination method that are capable of determining normality of a test circuit which diagnoses a test target circuit. A self-diagnosis system according to an aspect of the present invention includes a test circuit including first and second diagnosis controllers which determine... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110264973 - Methods and systems for testing electronic circuits: A system for testing electronic circuits is configured to receive a test signal and an ideal response signal and output a test result signal. The system for testing electronic circuits includes a circuit portion to be tested, a comparator and a comparison result recorder. The circuit portion to be tested... Agent:
20110264974 - Method for operating a communication system having a plurality of nodes, and a communication system therefor: In a method for operating a communication system having a plurality of nodes which have access to a shared channel, a transmission process for transmitting a message via the channel is monitored for bit errors, and when a bit error occurs, a signaling message is transmitted via the channel in... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110264975 - Energy and space efficient detection for data storage: Provided are methods and systems of selectively decoding optical data read from an optical storage medium based on a checksum algorithm technique. In one embodiment, optical data is converted into a data stream and buffered, and the checksum algorithm is applied to the data stream. If the calculated checksum matches... Agent: General Electric Company
20110264976 - Enhanced wireless communication with harq: A wireless communication system including a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver receives a frame of data, and sends an acknowledgement. The acknowledgement includes a positive acknowledgement (ACK) if the data is successfully decoded or a negative acknowledgement (NAK) if the data is unsuccessfully decoded. The acknowledgement is sent according... Agent: Via Telecom, Inc.
20110264977 - Method for receiving and transmitting data blocks: The present invention provides a scalable and reliable feedback suppression method for receiving and transmitting data block. The method comprises receiving at least one initial data packet of the data block which is sent by the transmitter to the multicast group of receivers; and sending at least one NAK packet... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20110264978 - Cognitive and universal impulse noise protection: Impulse noise from nearby or intense electrical sources can disrupt communications over digital subscriber lines. There are many methods to deal with errors produced by impulse noise sources. Forward error correction (FEC) codes such as Reed Solomon coding along with scrambling and interleaving are used to correct small errors. However,... Agent: Ikanos Communications, Inc.
20110264981 - Error correction decoding by trial and error: A representation of a codeword is decoded by applying a first decoder of the codeword to the representation of the codeword. If applying the first decoder fails to decode the representation of the codeword then a second decoder of the codeword is applied to the representation of the codeword. Preferably,... Agent: Ramot At Tel Aviv University Ltd.
20110264979 - Error-correction decoder employing extrinsic message averaging: In one embodiment, an LDPC decoder has a controller and an extrinsic log-likelihood (LLR) value generator. The extrinsic LLR value generator is selectively configurable to operate in either (i) a non-averaging mode that updates extrinsic LLR values without averaging or (ii) an averaging mode that updates extrinsic LLR values using... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110264980 - Systems and methods for low density parity check data decoding: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for decoding data. As an example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes a multi-tier decoding circuit having a first tier decoding circuit operable to decode portions of an encoded data set exhibiting low row weight, and a second... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110264982 - Method for transmitting and receiving signalling information: A method for protecting signalling information in a frame to be transmitted to a receiver in a communication system, comprising: encoding frame signalling information of the frame to protect the frame signalling information; and encoding Forward Error Correaction FEC block signalling information of FEC blocks in the frame by using... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20110264983 - Signal processing device, signal processing method, and signal reproducing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a signal processing device comprises a first waveform equalizer, a second waveform equalizer, a first Viterbi decoder, a second Viterbi decoder. The first and the second waveform equalizers equalize a waveform of the input signal according to first and second partial response characteristics and output first... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110264984 - Encoding method, encoder and decoder: wherein X(D) is a polynomial expression of the information X; P(D) is a polynomial expression of the parity; a1, a2, a3 are integers (with the proviso that a1≠a2≠a3); b1, b2, b3 are integers (with the proviso that b1≠b2≠b3); A1, A2, A3 are integers (with the proviso that A1≠A2≠A3); B1, B2,... Agent:
20110264986 - Decoding circuit and encoding circuit: A decoding circuit including a data buffer comprises a plurality of storage elements for storing data symbols, a processing circuit comprising a plurality of inputs and outputs, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to process data symbols received via the plurality of inputs and outputs. First and second decoding parameters... Agent:
20110264985 - Serial concatenation of interleaved convolutional codes forming turbo-like codes: A serial concatenated coder includes an outer coder and an inner coder. The outer coder irregularly repeats bits in a data block according to a degree profile and scrambles the repeated bits. The scrambled and repeated bits are input to an inner coder, which has a rate substantially close to... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20110264987 - Systems and methods for low density parity check data encoding: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for encoding data. As an example, a data encoding circuit is disclosed that includes a first stage data encoder circuit and a second stage data encoder circuit. The first stage data encoder circuit is operable to provide a first stage... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110264988 - Convolutional code for use in a communication system: In a communication system, a transmitter receives an input bit, and in response thereto, generates at least an n-bit codeword, each bit of which is generated by a respective one of n generators of which m are exactly the same, m being greater than n/2. A receiver comprises: m detectors,... Agent: Decawave Limited
20110264989 - Dispersed storage network slice name verification: A method begins by a processing module dispersed storage error encoding data to produce a plurality of sets of encoded data slices in accordance with dispersed storage error coding parameters. The method continues with the processing module determining a plurality of sets of slice names corresponding to the plurality of... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110264990 - Verifying the error bound of numerical computation implemented in computer systems: A verification tool receives a finite precision definition for an approximation of an infinite precision numerical function implemented in a processor in the form of a polynomial of bounded functions. The verification tool receives a domain for verifying outputs of segments associated with the infinite precision numerical function. The verification... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation10/20/2011 > 45 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110258478 - Facade for business risk minimization in change administration via risk estimation and mistake identification by ticket analysis: A system and method of employing a façade to intercept change action commands to be carried out on a target IT endpoint resource. The intercepted commands are compared to information on a corresponding change ticket and any differences, along with the information such as target history, are used to compute... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258479 - Server-to-server integrity checking: A method performed by a primary server includes receiving integrity criteria and sending a health check request to a secondary server based on the received integrity criteria. The method also includes receiving integrity information from the secondary server and checking the integrity information against the integrity criteria. The method further... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20110258480 - Methods and apparatus for managing asynchronous dependent i/o for a virtual fibre channel target: Methods and apparatus for managing exchange IDs for multiple asynchronous dependent I/O operations generated for virtual Fibre Channel (FC) target volumes. Features and aspects hereof allocate a range of exchange identifier (X_ID) values used in issuing a plurality of physical I/O operations to a plurality of physical FC target devices... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110258481 - Deploying a virtual machine for disaster recovery in a cloud computing environment: Deploying a virtual machine in a cloud computing environment, the cloud computing environment including one or more virtual machines (‘VMs’), the VMs being modules of automated computing machinery installed upon cloud computers disposed within data centers, the cloud computing environment also including a cloud operating system and data center administration... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258482 - Memory management and recovery for datacenters: A system including a plurality of servers, a client, and a metadata server is described herein. The servers each store tracts of data, a plurality of the tracts comprising a byte sequence and being distributed among the plurality of servers. To locate the tracts, the metadata server generates a table... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258483 - Data layout for recovery and durability: A Metadata server described herein is configured to generate a metadata table optimized for data durability and recovery. In generating the metadata table, the metadata server associates each possible combination of servers with one of the indices of the table, thereby ensuring that each server participates in recovery in the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258484 - Failover and load balancing: Also provided are techniques for failover when a network adapter fails, wherein the network adapter is connected to a miniport driver that is connected to a filter driver. With the miniport driver, it is determined that at least one of the network adapter and a data path through the network... Agent:
20110258485 - Transitional replacement of operations performed by a central hub: A central hub is coupled to a plurality of computational devices. The central hub stores a data structure that grants locks for accessing common data stored at the central hub, wherein the common data is shared by the plurality of computational devices. Each computational device maintains locally those locks that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258487 - Nand power fail recovery: Techniques to recover data from an indirected non-volatile memory system after unexpected power failure, as, e.g., NAND memory in electronic devices are disclosed.... Agent:
20110258486 - Restoring programs after operating system failure: A state restoration unit tracks opening and closing of programs within a computer operating system. Responsive to detecting opening and closing of programs, a state restoration structure is updated. After the computer operating system restarts from a failure, the state restoration structure is accessed. The state restoration unit restores those... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258488 - Server failure recovery: A metadata server configured to maintain storage assignment mappings in non-persistent storage is described herein. The tract storage assignment mappings associate servers with storage assignments, the storage assignments representing the data stored on the servers. Responsive to a failure, the metadata server receives the storage assignments from the servers and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258489 - Test system with digital calibration generator: The present invention relates to calibration of a computerized test system (20) for testing digital audio devices (30) through a data communication interface. The computerized test system comprises a sound card and a digital calibration generator (31) for calibrating at least a signal receipt channel (25) of the computerized test... Agent:
20110258490 - Testing components for thread safety: A checking system is described for determining whether a component is thread safe in the course of interacting with two or threads in a client environment. The checking system uses a manual, automatic, or semi-automatic technique to generate a test. The checking system then defines a set of coarse-grained observations... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258491 - Test apparatus and test method: A test apparatus includes: a test executing section executing a test on the device under test; a fail memory storing a test result outputted by the test executing section, the fail memory implementing an interleave technology for interleaving accesses to a plurality of banks; a buffer memory storing the test... Agent: Advantest Corporation
20110258492 - Device for testing serial interface: A device for testing a serial interface of a circuit board. The device includes a testing serial interface, a memory, a processor. The testing serial interface is coupled to the serial interface of the circuit board. The processor is electrically connected between the memory and the at least one testing... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110258493 - Detecting no progress state of an application: A method, system, and computer usable program product for detecting a no progress state of an application are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A resource usage and an output of a set of applications are monitored. The resource usage and the output are measured to determine a resource usage value... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110258494 - Method for correcting prediction errors of signal values with time variation subjected to interference by various uncontrollable systematic effects: A method for correcting the prediction of values of signal with time variation, in particular for navigation messages sent by the global satellite navigation systems, includes the following steps for the correction of the predictions of a parameter included in a received signal and varying in time: estimation of the... Agent: Thales
20110258496 - Data reading method, memory storage apparatus and memory controller thereof: A data reading method for a writable non-volatile memory module having physical pages is provided. The method includes grouping the physical pages into a plurality of physical page groups. The method also includes reading first data from a physical page of a first physical page group by applying a first... Agent: Phison Electronics Corp.
20110258495 - Methods of calculating compensation voltage and adjusting threshold voltage and memory apparatus and controller: Methods of calculating a compensation voltage and adjusting a threshold voltage, a memory apparatus, and a controller are provided. In the present invention, data is written into a rewritable non-volatility memory, and the data is then read from the rewritable non-volatility memory and compared with the previously written data to... Agent: Phison Electronics Corp.
20110258497 - Utilization of memory refresh cycles for pattern matching: Searching for patterns stored on a hardware storage device. A method includes, as part of a memory refresh operation, performing a read to read contents of a portion of a memory. The method further includes writing the read contents of the portion of memory back to the portion of memory.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110258500 - Adapting scan architectures for low power operation: Scan architectures are commonly used to test digital circuitry in integrated circuits. The present disclosure 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
20110258501 - Method and apparatus for low-pin-count scan compression: A low-pin-count scan compression method and apparatus for reducing test data volume and test application time in a scan-based integrated circuit. The scan-based integrated circuit contains one or more scan chains, each scan chain comprising one or more scan cells coupled in series. The method and apparatus includes a programmable... Agent: Sytest Technologies, Inc.
20110258499 - System for performing the test of digital circuits: A system performs the test of a digital circuit. The system comprises a controller configured for executing the test of the digital circuit, a memory configured for storing a status of the digital circuit, and a state machine configured for controlling, before the execution of the test, the storage into... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.
20110258498 - Test architecture including cyclical cache chains, selective bypass scan chain segments, and blocking circuitry: A test architecture is described that adds minimal area overhead and increases encoding bandwidth by using one or more cyclical cache chains for a set of the test patterns provided to the scan chains of the design. A multiplexer associated with a scan chain can be used to bypass a... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.
20110258502 - Wafer scale testing using a 2 signal jtag interface: Testing of die on wafer is achieved by; (1) providing a tester with the capability of externally communicating JTAG test signals using simultaneously bidirectional transceiver circuitry, (2) providing die on wafer with the capability of externally communicating JTAG test signals using simultaneously bidirectional transceiver circuitry, and (3) providing a connectivity... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110258503 - Fully x-tolerant, very high scan compression scan test systems and techniques: Scan testing and scan compression are key to realizing cost reduction and shipped quality. New defect types in ever more complex designs require increased compression. However, increased density of unknown (X) values reduces effective compression. A scan compression method can achieve very high compression and full coverage for any density... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.
20110258504 - Test access mechanism for diagnosis based on partitioining scan chains: Disclosed are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for partitioning-based Test Access Mechanisms (TAM). Test response data are captured by scan cells of a plurality scan chains in a circuit under test and are compared with test response data expected for a good CUT to generate check values. Based... Agent: Mentor Graphics Corporation
20110258505 - Method and apparatus for ac scan testing with distributed capture and shift logic: An integrated circuit device includes a plurality of functional tiles. Each functional tile may be configured into a scan chain. A clock generator is operable to generate an internal clock signal that is distributed to each of the functional tiles. A clock gater is associated with each of the functional... Agent:
20110258506 - Reduced signaling interface method & apparatus: This disclosure describes a reduced pin bus that can be used on integrated circuits or embedded cores within integrated circuits. The bus may be used for serial access to circuits where the availability of pins on ICs or terminals on cores is limited. The bus may be used for a... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110258507 - Mulitcast videoconferencing: In one embodiment, the invention is a method of transferring data. The method includes receiving a first video data stream at a first machine. The method also includes multicasting the first video data stream in uncompressed and raw form through a network. The method further includes receiving the first video... Agent: Supracomm, Inc.
20110258510 - Code generator and decoder for communications systems operating using hybrid codes to allow for multiple efficient uses of the communications systems: A method of encoding data for transmissions from a source to a destination over a communications channel is provided. The method operates on an ordered set of source symbols and may generate zero or more redundant symbols from the source symbols, wherein data is encoded in a first step according... Agent: Digital Fountain, Inc.
20110258509 - Multi-level signal memory with ldpc and interleaving: Embodiments of the present invention provide multi-level signal memory with LDPC and interleaving. Thus, various embodiments of the present invention provide a memory apparatus that includes a memory block comprising a plurality of memory cells, each memory cell adapted to operate with multi-level signals. Such a memory apparatus also includes... Agent:
20110258508 - Systems and methods for dynamic scaling in a data decoding system: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. As an example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes a decoder circuit and a scalar circuit. The decoder circuit is operable to perform a data decoding algorithm by processing at least one decoder message, and... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110258511 - Automatic error control scheme selection for fixed-length messages based upon message payload size: A communication system enabling wireless transmission of messages via packets; and a method of operating the system provides for improved accuracy in the transmission of a message, particularly for overcoming signal distortion associated with the phase changes and varying multipath found in transmissions from the locomotive of a moving train.... Agent:
20110258512 - Apparatus, system, and method for storing data on a solid-state storage device: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for storing data on a solid-state storage device. A method includes receiving a storage request to store data on the solid-state storage device, representing the data in an object entry in an object index maintained by a solid-state storage device controller, storing the... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.
20110258513 - Snr-based variable-threshold majority-logic decoder: Apparatus having corresponding methods and tangible computer-readable medium embodying instructions executable by a computer to perform the methods comprise: a receiver adapted to receive a signal representing an input code block, wherein the input code block represents information encoded with a (N, K) difference-set cyclic code, wherein the input code... Agent:
20110258515 - Memory having an ecc system: An error correction code system for a memory is provided. The memory is provided with a parity array that is directly accessible. An embodiment of the error correction code system includes writing and reading test data directly to the parity array. The data read from the parity array is compared... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20110258514 - Overlapping error correction operations: Systems and methods of overlapping error correction operations are disclosed. A method at an encoder device includes receiving data bits to be encoded including a first bit, a second bit, and a third bit. A first encode operation to encode a first group of the data bits is initiated to... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd.
20110258516 - Method, a device and a computer program support for verification of checksums for self-modified computer code: A function of a software program is stored in a memory during execution in a device of the software program. A processor relocates the function in a region of the memory comprising dummy code, transforms the dummy code in a predictable manner, generates a predicted checksum for the region based... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20110258517 - Data writing method and system: A data writing method for writing data to a flash memory includes writing an initial value to the data storage area, determining whether or not the writing of the initial value is performed normally based on a write flag, writing data to the data storage area when the writing is... Agent: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
20110258519 - Error control on-demand: The present invention more specifically relates to a transmitting unit (100) and a receiving unit (200) implementing that paradigm, and correspondingly to a method for protecting a flow of indexed data packets against data lost or data corruption, and a method for recovering a missing or corrupted data packet within... Agent: Alcatel Lucent
20110258518 - Variable modulation with ldpc (low density parity check) coding: Variable modulation within combined LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) coding and modulation coding systems. A novel approach is presented for variable modulation encoding of LDPC coded symbols. In addition, LDPC encoding, that generates an LDPC variable code rate signal, may also be performed as well. The encoding can generate an... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110258520 - Locating and correcting corrupt data or syndrome blocks: Disclosed is a method and system of determining a data block of a RAID level 6 stripe that has corrupted or incorrect data. For each data block of the stripe, a reconstructed data block is created using the other data blocks and the P syndrome data block. The reconstructed data... Agent:
20110258521 - Interleaving scheme for an ldpc coded qpsk/8psk system: An approach is provided for interleaving low density parity check (LDPC) encoded bits in QPSK/8PSK modulation systems. By assigning the bits determining modulation symbols based on different bit degrees, one can efficiently find the desirable tradeoff between error performance and error floor provided by the LDPC codes in use.... Agent: Availink, Inc.
20110258522 - Encoding apparatus, decoding apparatus, and encoding and decoding system: An encoding apparatus derives a bit order based on a puncturing table that specifies different puncturing patterns for different transmission rates. The encoding apparatus then generates an error correcting code from an input information bit string and rearranges the error correcting code in the derived bit order. The error correcting... Agent: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.10/13/2011 > 28 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110252268 - Hierarchical configurations in error-correcting computer systems: When errors arise in a computing system that has plural modules, this invention corrects those errors. In the first instance, the invention excludes the computing system itself, but receives error messages from the plural modules of that system—along plural receiving connections, respectively. Plural sending connections return corrective responses to plural... Agent:
20110252269 - System and method for automatically uploading analysis data for customer support: The invention enhances automatic incident control, problem control, and problem prevention using information provided by the analysis or analysis data. The burden on the part of both users and providers to resolve problems is reduced by using a method of automatic analysis data upload and intelligent problem analysis and resolution.... Agent: Napster LLC
20110252271 - Monitoring of highly available virtual machines: A host controller is coupled to host computers that host virtual machines. At least one of the virtual machines is a highly available virtual machine. The host controller detects a change in system resources and identifies a highly available virtual machine that failed before the change occurs. The host controller... Agent: Red Hat Israel, Ltd.
20110252270 - Updating a list of quorum disks: A node in a server cluster is designated as a quorum disk. The node stores a list of other nodes in the server cluster also designated as quorum disks. The node can replace the first list with a second and more recent list of quorum disks only if the second... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20110252273 - Match server for a financial exchange having fault tolerant operation: Fault tolerant operation is disclosed for a primary match server of a financial exchange using an active copy-cat instance, a.k.a. backup match server, that mirrors operations in the primary match server, but only after those operations have successfully completed in the primary match server. Fault tolerant logic monitors inputs and... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20110252272 - Fallover policy management in high availability systems: The method determines whether a particular node of a high availability cluster is functioning properly or is a failed node. The method dumps node process state information as a dump data for the failed or crashed node in a shared storage area of the high availability cluster. A high availability... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252274 - Methods and apparatus for managing error codes for storage systems coupled with external storage systems: A system comprising a plurality of storage systems, which uses storage devices of multiple levels of reliability. The reliability as a whole system is increased by keeping the error code for the relatively low reliability storage disks in the relatively high reliability storage system. The error code is calculated using... Agent:
20110252275 - Method and system for partitioning data files for efficient processing: An approach is provided for fast processing of data files. A plurality of records are received from a source system. The records are validated against a predetermined data source. An error notification is generated based on the validation. The validated records are partitioned based on a unique parameter. The partitioned... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110252276 - Low-overhead run-time memory leak detection and recovery: Leaked memory in a computer system is detected and recovered by first detecting memory leakage within the computer system based on nonlinear and non-parametric time-series regression analysis of software telemetry data generated by one or more software process running on the computer system. If existence of memory leakage is detected,... Agent: Oracle America, Inc.
20110252277 - Electronic device with debugging and software updating function: An electronic device includes a registered jack 45 (RJ45) port, a network card, a universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter (UART), and a chip. The RJ45 port includes two receiving signal pins, two transmitting signal pins, a data transmitting pin, and a data receiving pin. The network card is connected to the two... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20110252279 - Processing execution requests within different computing environments: A computerized method, computer system, and a computer program product for processing an execution request within different computing environments. Execution requests and generated reference information are forwarded to the different computing environments, where the requests are processed using the reference information. Results of the processed execution requests are collected from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252278 - Virtual computer system, test method, and recording medium: A method for testing an application in a virtual computer system includes transmitting a request to select one of first and second conditions of a test of the application from a first virtual machine to execute the test of the application to a second virtual machine to control the virtual... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110252280 - Intelligent lun generation and management: An apparatus for generating and managing logical units (LUNs) in a storage network environment is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, such an apparatus includes an identification module to identify a type of LUN, one or more servers that will access the LUN, and a storage system that will host the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252281 - Transparent auto-discovery of network devices logically located between a client and server: Discovery of intermediate network devices is performed using a technique that piggybacks upon the existing standard TCP (Transport Control Protocol) “SACK” (Selective Acknowledgment) option in a SYN/ACK packet so that discovery information may be shared between pair-wise-deployed peer intermediate devices when a TCP/IP connection (Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252282 - Pragmatic mapping specification, compilation and validation: Facilitating translation of data between object oriented programs and database storage tables. A method includes receiving user input from a user. The user input includes a plurality of parts. Each part includes a specification of a source (such as a type source), optionally a filter, and a projection. Each projection... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110252283 - Soft bit data transmission for error correction control in non-volatile memory: Data stored in non-volatile storage is decoded using iterative probabilistic decoding. An error correcting code such as a low density parity check code may be used. In one approach, initial reliability metrics, such as logarithmic likelihood ratios, are used in decoding sensed states of a set of non-volatile storage element.... Agent:
20110252284 - Optimization of packet buffer memory utilization: A method performed by an I/O unit connected to another I/O unit in a network device. The method includes receiving a packet; segmenting the packet into a group of data blocks; storing the group of data blocks in a data memory; generating data protection information for a data block of... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20110252285 - Low density parity check encoding method and low density parity check encoder: A low density parity check (LDPC) encoding method and an LDPC encoder are provided. The LDPC encoding method includes generating a H matrix and a He matrix. The H matrix includes a first section (H1) matrix and a second section (H2) matrix. The He is based on a ratio of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110252286 - Non-binary ldpc code decoder: The present disclosure relates generally to data decoding, and more particularly to non-binary iterative decoders. Non-binary LDPC codes and LDPC decoders that may be used to decode non-binary LDPC codes are disclosed. Systems and methods are also disclosed that compute messages related to non-binary LDPC codes, in a LLRV form... Agent:
20110252288 - Auxiliary parity bits for data written in multi-level cells: Methods of writing data to and reading data from memory devices and systems for writing and reading data are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method includes writing data bits a first time into a memory. Auxiliary parity bits are written in the memory, where the auxiliary parity bits are... Agent: Sandisk Il Ltd.
20110252287 - Information processing device, method and program: An information processing device includes: an obtaining means for obtaining encoded data obtained by encoding image data formed by blocks with predetermined data unit, for each block, and redundant data for the encoded data obtained by encoding the encoded data using a forward error correction method; a decoding means for... Agent:
20110252289 - Adjusting storage device parameters based on reliability sensing: In general, this disclosure is directed to techniques for adjusting storage device parameters based on reliability sensing. According to one aspect, a method includes retrieving a codeword from a plurality of data blocks within a storage device, wherein each of the data blocks stores a respective portion of the codeword,... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20110252290 - Integrated data and header protection for tape drives: A method for integrating data and header protection in tape drives includes receiving an array of data organized into rows and columns. The array is extended to include one or more headers for each row of data in the array. The method provides two dimensions of error correction code (ECC)... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110252291 - Receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus that can prevent beforehand that a portable recording medium is erroneously ejected during examination, and can prevent body cavity image data from being lost and the portable recording medium from being damaged is provided. When an ejection operation of the portable recording medium is detected (step S103:... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110252292 - Packet error correction in networks: An apparatus and a method for packet error correction in packet-switched networks is provided. Message packets to be transmitted on a network are subdivided into k symbols over GF(q), and the symbols are then encoded by a symbol-level encoder into a codeword of n>k symbols over GF(q). The codeword is... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi
20110252293 - Concatenated coding architecture for g.hnem phy: Embodiments provide a method for determining the number of parity bytes that are added by a Reed-Solomon encoder. The number of parity bytes are equivalent to the error correcting capability of the Reed-Solomon code. The number of parity bytes is based on the payload length or the information block size... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110252294 - Implementation of ldpc selective decoding scheduling: A method for decoding data is disclosed. The method includes partitioning a low-density parity check (LDPC) matrix into a plurality of groups, each comprising one or more check node layers. The method further includes selecting one of the groups based at least in part on a cost function, the cost... Agent: Link_a_media Devices Corporation
20110252295 - Avionic data validation system: An example method of verifying avionic data includes establishing a first cyclical redundancy check value associated with a data file. The first cyclical redundancy value is established on an aircraft. The method transmits the data file from the aircraft to a ground system. The method receives a second cyclical redundancy... Agent:10/06/2011 > 55 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110246811 - Method for estimating the reliability of an electronic circuit, corresponding computerized system and computer program product: The determination of a reliability guideline of an electronic circuit having a nodal network of components including at least one reconvergence path between a correlation source and a sink, involves at the level of each component of the path, a computation of a conditional probability matrix whose conditioning is related... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (cnrs)
20110246812 - Window suppression: A method of suppressing unwanted windows created by an operating system is described. The method comprises: monitoring calls from the operating system relating to creation of a window and ascertaining if a monitored call relates to creation of a window of a type corresponding to a window type to be... Agent:
20110246813 - Repurposable recovery environment: A reconfiguration manager is operable to reconfigure a repurposable recovery environment between a recovery environment for a production environment and a second environment different from the recovery environment. A storage system in the repurposable recovery environment periodically saves production information from the production environment while the repurposable recovery environment is... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110246814 - Facilitating persistence of routing states: In certain embodiments, replicating data elements includes calculating a key value for a data element. The key value is calculated from at least a part of content of the first data element. K computing elements are automatically selected from X computing element nodes according to the key value and a... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20110246815 - Recovering from lost resources in a distributed server environment: An apparatus, method, and computer readable storage medium are disclosed to recover from lost resources in a distributed server environment. A status monitor module receives, at a first computer, periodic status messages from a peer computer. Each periodic status message indicates that the peer computer is providing a service for... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
20110246816 - Configuring a system to collect and aggregate datasets: Methods for configuring a system to collect and aggregate datasets are disclosed. One embodiment includes, identifying a data source in the system from where dataset is to be collected, configuring a machine in the system that generates the dataset to be collected, to send the dataset to the data source,... Agent: Cloudera, Inc.
20110246817 - Systems and methods for securing data in motion: Systems and methods for reading and writing a set of data using a journaling service are provided. The journaling service may be used to identify and record data storage operations associated with one or more shares of data stored in one or more share locations. The journaling service may use... Agent: Security First Corp.
20110246818 - Storage system and control method of storage system: A fault-tolerant storage system is provided. The storage system is composed of a controller having a plurality of processors and other units. When an error occurs in any one of the components in the controller, the storage system cuts off an I/O path of the controller, specifies the failed component... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110246819 - Fault tolerance and failover using active copy-cat: Fault tolerant operation is disclosed for a primary instance, such as a process, thread, application, processor, etc., using an active copy-cat instance, a.k.a. backup instance, that mirrors operations in the primary instance, but only after those operations have successfully completed in the primary instance. Fault tolerant logic monitors inputs and... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20110246820 - Microcomputer mutual monitoring system and a microcomputer mutual monitoring method: The present invention is related to a microcomputer mutual monitoring system in which mutual monitoring is performed between a first microcomputer 11 and a second microcomputer 12, characterized in that if a reset of the second microcomputer is performed due to an occurrence of an abnormal event in the second... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110246821 - Reliability scheme using hybrid ssd/hdd replication with log structured management: In one embodiment, a method of storing data includes storing a first copy of data in a solid state memory and storing a second copy of the data in a hard disk drive memory substantially simultaneously with the storing the first copy. In another embodiment, a system for storing data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246823 - Task-oriented node-centric checkpointing (toncc): Node-centric checkpointing may be used in a multi-node computing system to provide fault-tolerance. Such checkpointing may involve storage of input and/or output data prior to and/or after execution of a task on a node.... Agent: Et International, Inc.
20110246822 - Transaction participant registration with caveats: In a distributed computing system, a processing device executing a caveat enabled transaction manager registers one or more transaction participants with the transaction manager. To register a transaction participant, the caveat enabled transaction manager records an address of the transaction participant. The caveat enabled transaction manager additionally determines whether the... Agent:
20110246825 - Image forming apparatus and data transfer method: An image forming apparatus includes a storage part, an error detection part, a connection detection part, a determination part and a data transfer part. The storage part stores data. The error detection part detects whether data transfer between the storage part and an external storage device failed. The connection detection... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110246824 - Throttling non-delivery reports based on root cause: A root cause for a failed attempted delivery of a message is attempted to be determined before sending a non-delivery report (NDR) for the failed message. When a message fails without a known cause, the root cause is determined using the context of the message. For a given context, the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246826 - Collecting and aggregating log data with fault tolerance: Systems and methods of collecting and aggregating log data with fault tolerance are disclosed. One embodiment includes, one or more devices that generate log data, the one or more machines each associated with an agent node to collect the log data, wherein, the agent node generates a batch comprising multiple... Agent: Cloudera, Inc.
20110246827 - Testing device and testing method: A testing device for testing an embedded system includes an interface capable of being coupled to the embedded system by means of insertion, a storage unit for storing data, and a processor for receiving a testing message corresponding to a testing command from the embedded system via the interface according... Agent:
20110246828 - Memory checkpointing using a co-located processor and service processor: A system and method is shown that includes a processor operatively connected to a memory, the processor to include a memory controller to control access to the memory. The system and method also includes a service processor, co-located on a common board and operatively connected to the processor and the... Agent:
20110246829 - Method for fast detection of node mergers and simplification of a circuit: The present invention discloses a method for fast detection of node mergers and simplification of a circuit. The steps of the method include: (a) a circuit with a large amount of nodes is provided; (b) a target node is selected for computing mandatory assignments (MAs) of the stuck-at 0 and... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20110246830 - Creating virtual appliances: Techniques for creating a virtual appliance in a virtualization environment are provided. The techniques include implementing a framework, wherein the framework comprises a knowledge representation scheme for describing library knowledge to specify one or more libraries that are used for interaction between two or more appliance components, and using the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246833 - Detecting an unreliable link in a computer system: One embodiment of a system for analyzing reliability of a communication link comprises a link control component that controls the communication link, where the link control component couples to a processor and a diagnostic component. The diagnostic component is configured to determine whether transmission errors have occurred on the communication... Agent:
20110246831 - Method and apparatus for operational-level functional and degradation fault analysis: An apparatus and method are provided for analyzing fault tolerance of a system, and performing “what if?” analysis for various fault-tolerant system design options. The fault tolerance analysis approach handles logical failures and quality faults emanating from loss of precision in signal values. The method can detect quality faults, which... Agent: Gm Global Technology Opertions, Inc.
20110246832 - Processing apparatus, data migration method, and computer-readable recording medium having data migration program recorded thereon: By providing a unit storage area usage information calculation unit that calculates, during copy of data by a data copy control unit, usage information of a unit storage area in a storage unit that stores the data transferred from a migration source apparatus, as unit storage area usage information, and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110246834 - Testing software in electronic devices: Software in an electronic device can be tested using a combination of random testing and deterministic testing. In various embodiments, deterministic tests can run for a prescribed duration and/or a prescribed number of iterations before and/or after random testing. Test results can be weighted using a metric representing an amount... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110246835 - Management server and management system: An operation management system 12 alleviates the burden on an administrator 103 who carries out reappearance monitoring of a failure that occurred in a computer system 11. The operation management system 12 detects one or more detected events occurring in the computer system 11, and selects a first causal laws... Agent:
20110246836 - Program counter (pc) trace: In one embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises a first processor configured to output program counter (PC) trace records, wherein PC trace records provide data indicating the PCs of instructions retired by the first processor. The integrated circuit further comprises a second source of trace records, and a trace unit coupled... Agent:
20110246837 - System operations management apparatus, system operations management method and program storage medium: In a system operations management apparatus, a burden to a system administrator when providing a decision criterion in detection of a failure in the future is reduced. The system operations management apparatus 1 includes a performance information accumulation unit 12, a model generation unit 30 and an analysis unit 31.... Agent:
20110246838 - Device for use in inspecting a cpu and method thereof: A device for use in inspecting a CPU and a method thereof are provided. The device comprises a receiving interface and a processor. The receiving interface receives a first data stream from the CPU when the CPU executes a reference hardware inspection program in a first time interval, and receives... Agent:
20110246839 - Control device: An RTC, having a crystal oscillator of different characteristics from those of a crystal oscillator, is provided, and the pulse period of the pulse signal from the RTC and the pulse signal based on the crystal oscillator are compared to detect a fault in the crystal oscillator. As a result,... Agent: Yamatake Corporation
20110246840 - Transmission of acknowledgement and negative acknowledgement in a wireless communication system: A communication device configured for transmission of Acknowledgement and Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) is described. The communication device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory. The communication device determines one or more thresholds based on a size of one or more code words and generates a compressed ACK/NACK sequence. The... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20110246841 - Storing apparatus: A storing apparatus, equipped with a control unit configured to control the writing of data into a memory and to communicate a notice to an external device with a communication unit if the remaining amount of substitute blocks becomes equal to or less than a threshold value specified by stored... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110246842 - Methods and apparatus for approximating a probability density function or distribution for a received value in communication or storage systems: Methods and apparatus are provided for approximating a probability density function or distribution for a received value in communication or storage systems. A target distribution is approximated for a received value in one or more of a communication system and a memory device, by substantially minimizing a squared error between... Agent:
20110246843 - Error detection in precharged logic: An integrated circuit is provided with domino logic including a speculative node and a checker node. Precharged circuitry precharges both the speculative node and the checker node. Logic circuitry provides a discharge path for the speculative node and the checker node in dependence upon input signal values. Evaluation control circuitry... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Michigan
20110246844 - Test mode soft reset circuitry and methods: A soft-function trigger state machine includes state machine logic defined to use a scan-in waveform to sample a scan-clock waveform to obtain a sampled data pattern. The state machine logic is defined to compare the sampled data pattern to a soft action pattern to determine whether the sampled data pattern... Agent: Sandisk Corporation
20110246845 - Methods and apparatuses for facilitating error correction: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating error correction. A method may include receiving a content item and first repair data over a content delivery network via a first network connection. The method may further include receiving second repair data via a second network connection from a remote device having... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110246846 - Method and apparatus for providing a data retransmission scheme: An approach is provided for efficient retransmissions by allocating a transmission resource for transmitting data and allocating a retransmission resource for retransmitting the data according to a transmission scheme that specifies relationship between the transmitted data and the retransmitted data for providing communication over a radio network.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110246847 - Link adaptation for retransmission schemes: Link adaptive retransmission techniques are provided for use in connection with wireless communications between a first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device. The first wireless communication device generates M packet error information values for the transmit session of a packet based on whether an acknowledgment message or... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20110246848 - Lt decoding and retransmission for wireless broadcast: Methods and systems for doped rateless retransmission include receiving ratelessly coded symbols. An attempt is made to decode the coded symbols using a processor by creating an associated code graph that represents the structure of the rateless code used by the symbols. If the decoding attempt fails, an input node... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20110246849 - Reducing power consumption in an iterative decoder: A method for controlling power consumption of an iterative decoder based on one or more criteria is described. The method may include performing iterative decoding on a demodulated signal to provide a decoded signal, determining whether the iterative decoding is suffering an impairment, and terminating the iterative decoding responsive to... Agent:
20110246850 - Techniques to control power consumption in an iterative decoder by control of node configurations: A method for controlling power consumption of an iterative decoder based on one or more criteria is described. The method may include performing iterative decoding on a demodulated signal to provide a decoded signal, receiving information regarding the iterative decoding, and based on the information controlling a number of nodes... Agent:
20110246852 - System and method for restoring damaged data programmed on a flash device: A system and a method for restoring damaged data programmed on a memory, such as a Flash memory, including detecting a failure of a memory controller to successfully decode encoded data using a first decoding algorithm, performing soft sampling of the encoded data to provide soft samples of the encoded... Agent:
20110246851 - Transmission device, transmission method and program: A transmission device includes a first conversion unit converting first transmission target data into first transmission data formed by N symbol values, with predetermined units of data, based on a first conversion table, a second conversion unit converting first error correction data into first symbol data formed by the a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110246854 - Secure communication using non-systematic error control codes: A transmitter device (110T) for secure communication includes: an encoder (170) configured to apply a non-systematic error correcting code (NS ECC) to a message, thus producing encoded bits with no clear message bits; and a transceiver (720) configured to transmit the encoded bits over a main channel to a receiver.... Agent:
20110246853 - Semiconductor device and decoding method thereof: An error control coding (ECC) circuit includes a first decoder, a second decoder, and a controller. The first decoder receives encoded data comprising a first parity and a second parity. The first decoder decodes the encoded data to a first code by using the first parity. The second decoder is... Agent:
20110246855 - Method and apparatus of generating a soft value for a memory device: A method and apparatus of generating the soft value for a memory device is disclosed. Memory read-related parameters are set, and data are read out of the memory device according to the set parameters. The data reading is performed for pre-determined plural iterations, thereby obtaining the soft value according to... Agent: Skymedi Corporation
20110246857 - Memory system and method: A memory system includes a memory controller and a memory device. The memory device exchanges data through a first channel with the memory controller, exchanges a first cyclic redundancy check (CRC) code associated with the data through a second channel with the memory controller, and receives a command/address packet including... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110246856 - Systems and methods for efficient data storage: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for preparing and accessing super sector data sets. As an example, a data storage system including a storage medium is disclosed. The storage medium includes a first servo data region and a second servo data region separated by a user... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110246858 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: According to one embodiment, there is provided an information processing apparatus including: a flash memory storing data and a first error correcting code at a physical storage area thereof, the physical storage area including a plurality of blocks, each block including a plurality of columns; a first error correcting portion... Agent:
20110246859 - Methods and apparatus for computing soft data or log likelihood ratios for received values in communication or storage systems: Methods and apparatus are provided for computing soft data or log likelihood ratios for received values in communication or storage systems. Soft data values or log likelihood ratios are computed for received values in a communication system or a memory device by obtaining at least one received value; identifying a... Agent:
20110246860 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: A semiconductor integrated circuit has a central processing unit and a rewritable nonvolatile memory area disposed In an address space of the central processing unit. The nonvolatile memory area has a first nonvolatile memory area and a second nonvolatile memory area, which memorize information depending on the difference of threshold... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110246861 - Method of ethernet frame forward error correction initialization and auto-negotiation: A method of managing forward error correction (FEC) initialization and auto-negotiation in ethernet passive optical networks includes receiving FEC data from an optical network unit (ONU), and the optical line terminal (OLT) responds to the ONU with FEC data. Upon receiving data not forward error corrected from an ONU, the... Agent: Pmc Sierra Ltd.
20110246862 - Hard input low density parity check decoder: A hard input low density parity check decoder is provided that shares logic between a bit-flipping decoder and a syndrome calculator. The hard-decision decoder decodes one or more error-correcting (EC) codewords and comprises a bit-flipping decoder that flips one or more bit nodes connected to one or more unsatisfied parity... Agent:
20110246863 - Data processing apparatus and method, and program: A block-wise interleaver performs interleaving A, which is a process of inputting data in the order of the column direction as one direction, and reading the data in the order of the direction diagonally downward to the right, NB bits by NB bits (=block by block) with respect to ND×NB×NA... Agent:
20110246864 - Data dependent npml detection and systems thereof: According to one embodiment, a data detection system includes a coefficient-and-variance engine for selecting which infinite impulse response (IIR) filter and prediction error variance to process and store at any time, and a maximum-likelihood sequence detector. The coefficient-and-variance engine comprises a filter bank storing a plurality of IIR filters that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110246865 - Method, apparatus, and user equipment for checking false alarm: In the field of mobile telecommunications, a method for checking a false alarm is provided. In the method, after a user in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system receives control signaling for scheduling physical resources, Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) is performed on the control signaling; and if the CRC is... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support
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