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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery March listing by industry category 03/12Below 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. 03/29/2012 > 49 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120079311 - Storage processing device and failover control method: A storage processing device to which a storage medium is connectable configures a failover system together with a different storage processing device. The storage processing device sets information obtained from predetermined random information as identification information of the storage medium, at the start to configure the failover system.... Agent: Buffalo Inc.
20120079312 - Method and system of live error recovery: A method and system of error recovery of a device attached to a platform without requiring a system reset. In one embodiment of the invention, a platform detects an error(s) of an attached device and shuts down the communication link with the attached device. The platform corrects the error(s) and... Agent:
20120079313 - Distributed memory array supporting random access and file storage operations: A distributed memory array that supports both file storage and random access operations is provided. The distributed memory array includes at least one memory assembly for storing data, each memory assembly having a plurality of memory modules coupled together through a bi-directionally cross-strapped network, each memory module having a switching... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120079314 - Multi-level dimm error reduction: Embodiments of the present invention include computer-implemented methods for selectively applying remedial actions, according to a predefined order, for reducing the error rate in a computer memory system. In one embodiment, an ordered set of remedial actions are sequentially invoked in response to a single-bit error (SBE) in a DIMM... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120079315 - System and method for transparent recovery of damaged or unavailable objects in a replicated object storage system: A redundant array of independent nodes are networked together. Each node executes an instance of an application that provides object-based storage. The nodes are grouped into a plurality of systems each having multiple nodes. An object recovery method comprises: receiving, by a first system of the plurality of systems from... Agent: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
20120079318 - Adaptive raid for an ssd environment: A system and method for adaptive RAID geometries. A computer system comprises client computers and data storage arrays coupled to one another via a network. A data storage array utilizes solid-state drives and Flash memory cells for data storage. A storage controller within a data storage array is configured to... Agent:
20120079319 - Storage system and failover control method: A storage system is capable of configuring a failover system by use of a first storage processing device to which first storage media are connected and a second storage processing device to which second storage media are connected. The storage system sets the RAID level of the second storage media... Agent: Buffalo Inc.
20120079317 - System and method for information handling system redundant storage rebuild: Out-of-order reconstruction of a RAID storage device at a replacement storage device enables the replacement storage device to execute I/O for reconstructed regions during reconstruction of the replacement storage device. In one embodiment, the failed storage device is analyzed to find recoverable information, which is copied to the replacement storage... Agent:
20120079320 - System and method for performing a mirror set based medium error handling during a consistency check operation on a raid 1e disk array: A system and method for performing a mirror set based error handling during a consistency check operation on a RAID 1E disk array is disclosed. In one embodiment, in a method for performing a mirror set based medium error handling during a consistency check (CC) operation on a RAID 1E... Agent:
20120079316 - Performing redundant memory hopping: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an indication of a loss of redundancy with respect to a pair of mirrored memory regions of a partially redundant memory system, determining new mirrored memory regions, and dynamically migrating information stored in the original mirrored memory regions to... Agent:
20120079321 - Power supply system for a data storage system and a method of controlling a power supply: The invention provides a power supply system for a data storage system, the power supply system comprising: a first power supply unit for supplying power to the storage system; a second power supply unit independent from the first power supply unit for supplying power to the storage system; an auxiliary... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited
20120079322 - Preventing data loss in a storage system: Storage servers use a fast, non-volatile or persistent memory to store data until it can be written to slower mass storage devices such as disk drives. If the server crashes before a write can complete, the data remains safely stored in non-volatile memory. If the data cannot be committed to... Agent:
20120079323 - High speed parallel data exchange with transfer recovery: Systems and methods for transfer of data including establishing two separate connections, the two separate connections including a high speed connection and a high integrity connection. Blocks of data are exchanged over the high speed connection while the high integrity connection facilitates communication of descriptor data regarding data received over... Agent: Imerj LLC
20120079324 - Firmware tracing in a storage data communication system: A method includes generating trace data at a device associated with data communication to and from a computer storage device through an appropriate communication link therefor and transmitting the trace data through the appropriate communication link. The trace data is configured to enable debugging of a set of instructions associated... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120079327 - Method for debugging reconfigurable architectures: A method for debugging reconfigurable hardware is described. According to this method, all necessary debug information is written in each configuration cycle into a memory, which is then analyzed by the debugger.... Agent:
20120079325 - System health monitor: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for system health monitoring. Backup set metadata is received, wherein the backup set metadata comprises information about backup data sets that are received by a backup storage system. One or more processes that process the backup set metadata through an... Agent: Sepaton, Inc.
20120079326 - System health monitor: Backup set metadata is received, wherein the backup set metadata comprises information about backup data sets that are received by a backup storage system that stores the backup data sets. The manner in which the backup data sets flow through a processing flow path of the backup storage system is... Agent: Sepaton, Inc.
20120079328 - Information processing apparatus: A CPU (1) of an information processing apparatus (8) executes software stored in a DRAM (7). A watchdog timer (2) monitors the operation of the software. A hardware monitoring device (4) monitors the state of hardware provided in the information processing apparatus (8). Results of the monitoring are managed by... Agent: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
20120079329 - Adaptive wireless video transmission systems and methods: A method for providing error-resilient video content may include receiving video data reflective of multiple video frames and encoding the video data to generate a plurality of packets. The method may also include transmitting the first group of packets to at least two receivers and receiving feedback information regarding receiving... Agent: Richwave Technology Corporation
20120079330 - Test device and test method for resistive random access memory and resistive random access memory device: According to the embodiments, a first write enable signal that changes with a constant period and a second write enable signal that changes at a time portion in which a limit time between activation/deactivation control of word lines and activation/deactivation control of bit lines is checked are input, a plurality... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120079331 - Memory system: A memory system according to the embodiment comprises a cell array including cell units having p or more physical quantity levels (p is a prime of 3 or more); a code generator unit operative to convert binary-represented input data to a write code represented by elements in Zp that is... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120079332 - Device for securing a jtag type bus: A device to secure a JTAG type bus in its “scan chain” component chaining mode functionality, when several components are connected in series on the JTAG bus, includes a first interface for receiving JTAG signals and a second interface for the JTAG signals originating from a chain of components. The... Agent: Thales
20120079333 - Lock state machine operations upon stp data captures and shifts: A process of selecting alternative test circuitry within an integrated circuit enables a test access port. Scan test instruction data is loaded into an instruction register of a test access port TAP, the instruction data including information for selecting the alternative test circuitry. An Update-IR instruction update operation is performed... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120079334 - Low power scannable latch: A scannable latch circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the scannable latch circuit includes a master latch, a slave latch, and a gating circuit coupled between the master latch and the slave latch. The slave latch may be implemented to support scan-shifting for test operations. Scan data received by the... Agent:
20120079335 - Large scale parallel computing system: A new computer system is invented for handling large scale calculation.... Agent:
20120079336 - Techniques utilizing arq feedback for efficient transmitter buffer usage: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a base station with a transceiver operable to communicate with a mobile station (MS) in a wireless network and further adapted to provide ARQ Feedback to said MS enabling an efficient transmitter buffer usage by said transceiver sending its updated... Agent:
20120079337 - User equipment using hybrid automatic repeat request: A user equipment comprises a transmitter and an adaptive modulation and coding controller. The transmitter is configured to transmit data over an air interface in a single transmission time interval with a first specified modulation and coding scheme, where the single transmission time interval has a plurality of transport block... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation
20120079338 - Memory system capable of increasing data transfer efficiency: According to one embodiment, a host controller includes a command generator and detector. The command generator generates a command having a retransmission flag in an argument, and transmits the generated command to a memory device. The detector detects timeout if a response from the memory device cannot be recognized within... Agent:
20120079339 - Method, device and communication system for retransmission based on forward error correction: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for retransmission based on forward error correction. The method includes: when received source data packets loss occurs, judging whether all of the lost source data payloads can be decoded by using the received source data payloads and check data; if all of... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120079340 - Communications system employing local and global interleaving/de-interleaving: In one embodiment, a communications system has a write path and a read path. In the write path, a local/global interleaver interleaves a user data stream, and an error-correction (EC) encoder encodes the user data stream to generate an EC codeword. A local/global de-interleaver de-interleaves the parity bits of the... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120079341 - Iterative decoding of ldpc codes with iteration scheduling: A method includes accepting modulated symbols, which carry bits of a code word of a Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) code, and computing respective soft input metrics for the bits. The code word is decoded using an iterative LDPC decoding process that includes selecting, based on a predefined criterion, a... Agent: Novelsat Ltd.
20120079343 - Apparatus and method for determination of a position of a 1 bit error in a coded bit sequence, apparatus and method for correction of a 1-bit error in a coded bit sequence and decoder and method for decoding an incorrect, coded bit sequence: An apparatus for determination of a position of a 1-bit error includes an error position determiner of the inner code, an error syndrome determiner of the outer code, a derivative determiner and an overall error position determiner. The error position determiner of the inner code determines at least one possible... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag
20120079344 - Detection, avoidance and/or correction of problematic puncturing patterns in parity bit streams used when implementing turbo codes: Detecting, avoiding and/or correcting problematic puncturing patterns in parity bit streams used when implementing punctured Turbo codes is achieved without having to avoid desirable code rates. This enables identification/avoidance of regions of relatively poor Turbo code performance. Forward error correction comprising Turbo coding and puncturing achieves a smooth functional relationship... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation
20120079342 - Error correcting code logic for processor caches that uses a common set of check bits: A processor or other apparatus of an aspect may include a first cache, a first error correction code (ECC) logic for the first cache, a second cache, and a second ECC logic for the second cache. The apparatus may also include an interconnect coupled with or between the first cache... Agent:
20120079345 - System and method for assigning code blocks to constituent decoder units in a turbo decoding system having parallel decoding units: A system for, and method of, assigning code blocks to constituent decoding units in a turbo decoding system having parallel decoding units. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) representing the turbo decoding system as a resource diagram rectangle, (2) representing the code blocks as code block rectangles, (3) mapping... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120079347 - Data coding apparatus and methods: Data encoding apparatus and methods are disclosed. A Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) coding module is selected, from a plurality of different CRC coding modules, for coding a block of information. A generic coder, which is configurable to perform CRC coding based on any of the plurality of different CRC coding... Agent:
20120079346 - Simulated error causing apparatus: An information bit and a redundant bit at addresses of memory determined by a random number are both read without receiving error detection or error correction, the bit at a bit position determined by a random number is inverted, and the bit-inverted data is written to the same address of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120079348 - Data with appended crc and residue value and encoder/decoder for same: A semiconductor chip is described having ECC decoder circuitry disposed along any of: i) an interconnect path that resides between an instruction execution core and a cache; ii) an interconnect path that resides between an instruction execution core and a memory controller; and, iii) an interconnect path that resides between... Agent:
20120079350 - Method and apparatus for calculating error correction codes for selective data updates: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for selectively updating error correction code bits. One embodiment of the method includes determining a first subset of a plurality of error correction code bits formed from a plurality of data bits in response to changes in a first subset of the... Agent:
20120079349 - Method and apparatus for multi-bit upset protection: Techniques for detecting for a change to information in a line of data of a data storage device. In an embodiment, a line of data includes a first set of bits and a second set of bits, each associated with distinct reference parity evaluations. Respective update parity values are determined... Agent:
20120079351 - Systems and methods for memory devices: A method for writing data to a memory array includes receiving a write request including data from a processor, compressing the data, assigning a page strength to the compressed data, the page strength defined by a compression ratio used to compress the data, generating a parity data block associated with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120079352 - High-speed memory system: The disclosed embodiments relate to a Flash-based memory module having high-speed serial communication. The Flash-based memory module comprises, among other things, a plurality of I/O modules, each configured to communicate with an external device over one or more external communication links, a plurality of Flash-based memory cards, each comprising a... Agent: Texas Memory Systems, Inc.
20120079353 - Memory quality monitor based compensation method and apparatus: In one embodiment, an encoder reads a set of data from memory cells to obtain retrieved data influenced by one or more distortion mechanisms as a result of having been stored. A quality metric is generated responsive to the retrieved data that changes in value responsive to differences between the... Agent:
20120079354 - Non-volatile semiconductor memory device: A non-volatile semiconductor memory device comprises a memory cell array including a plurality of memory cells arrayed capable of storing information in accordance with variations in threshold voltage. A likelihood calculator has a plurality of likelihood calculation algorithms for deriving a likelihood value about a stored data bit from a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120079355 - Opportunistic decoding in memory systems: Approaches for decoding data read from memory cells of a nonvolatile, solid state memory involve attempting to decode hard data using a hard decoding process prior to a time that soft data is available to the decoder. The hard data includes information about the digital symbols stored in the memory... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20120079356 - Digital broadcasting system and data processing method: A digital broadcasting system and method of processing data therein are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a digital broadcasting system includes an RS (Reed-Solomon) encoder configured to encode mobile service data for FEC (Forward Error Correction) to build RS frames including the mobile service data and a signaling information table,... Agent:
20120079357 - Systems and methods for measuring the effectiveness of a workload predictor on a mobile device: Systems and methods for measuring the effectiveness of a workload predictor operative on a mobile device are disclosed. A load manager includes a workload predictor, a sensor, an error generator and a controller. The workload predictor generates an estimate of the workload on a processor core operative on the mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120079358 - Method and apparatus for detecting communication errors on a bus: A semiconductor memory includes multi-mode reporting signals, a state register, and parity detectors. The parity detector determines whether signals received on a communication bus contain a desired parity. The multi-mode reporting signals enable reporting of communication faults without adding additional signals to the semiconductor memory by being configured in a... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20120079359 - Multi-layer cyclic redundancy check code in wireless communication system: A communication device is disclosed. The device is configured to generate a first block of first cyclic redundancy check (CRC) parity bits on a transport block wherein the first block of CRC parity bits is based on a first generator polynomial, to attach the first block of CRC parity bits... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.03/22/2012 > 51 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120072762 - Methods and systems for dynamically managing requests for computing capacity: Embodiments of systems and methods are described for dynamically managing requests for computing capacity from a provider of computing resources. Illustratively, the computing resources may include program execution capabilities, data storage or management capabilities, network bandwidth, etc. The systems or methods automatically allocate computing resources for execution of one or... Agent:
20120072763 - System and method of file locking in a network file system federated namespace: A method, system and apparatus of a file locking within a network file system federated namespace is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a target file in a storage medium over a network through an intermediate proxy server using a processor. The storage medium may be any one... Agent: Emc Corporation
20120072764 - Systems and methods for network information collection: A network device may include logic configured to receive a problem report from a second network device, store and analyze data included in the problem report, filter data in the problem report to determine when the problem report is to be transmitted to a third network device, and transmit the... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20120072765 - Job migration in response to loss or degradation of a semi-redundant component: A computer program product and method of managing the workload in a computer system having one or more semi-redundant hardware components are provided. The method comprises detecting loss or degradation of the level of performance of one or more of the semi-redundant hardware components, identifying hardware components that are affected... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072766 - Fault handling systems and methods: Systems and methods for fault handling are presented. In one embodiment, a fault handling method includes: performing an error type detection process including determining if an error is a media error or a connectivity error; performing a detachment determination process to establish an appropriate detachment scenario, wherein the appropriate detachment... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120072768 - Dynamic physical memory replacement through address swapping: An apparatus, system, method, and machine-readable medium are disclosed. In one embodiment the apparatus includes an address swap cache. The apparatus also includes memory segment swap logic that is capable of detecting a reproducible fault at a first address targeting a memory segment. Once detected, the logic remaps the first... Agent:
20120072767 - Recovery of failed disks in an array of disks: A disk recovery system and method is provided for recovering data from a redundant array of independent (or inexpensive) disks. The method is implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a computer readable storage medium having programming instructions. The computer readable storage medium is operable... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072770 - Data corruption diagnostic engine: A computer is programmed to execute a diagnostic procedure either on a pre-set schedule or asynchronously in response to an event, such as an error message, or a user command. When executed, the diagnostic procedure automatically checks for integrity of one or more portions of data in the computer, to... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072769 - Repair-policy refinement in distributed systems: In a distributed system a plurality of devices (including computing units, storage and communication units) are monitored by an automated repair service that uses sensors and performs one or more repair actions on computing devices that are found to fail according to repair policies. The repair actions include automated repair... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072771 - Fast, non-write-cycle-limited persistent memory for secure containers: Techniques for providing fast, non-write-cycle-limited persistent memory within secure containers, while maintaining the security of the secure containers, are described herein. The secure containers may reside within respective computing devices (e.g., desktop computers, laptop computers, etc.) and may include both volatile storage (e.g., Random Access Memory (RAM), etc.) and non-volatile... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120072772 - Method for detecting a failure in a sas/sata topology: A method for detecting a failure in a serial topology. The method may comprise sending a predetermined pattern to a plurality of devices communicatively connected to an initiator in a serial topology; receiving a return result from each of the plurality of devices in response to the predetermined pattern; recognizing... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120072773 - Panel driving circuit that generates panel test pattern and panel test method thereof: A panel driving circuit that produces a panel test pattern and a method of testing a panel are provided. The driving circuit includes a pattern generation unit and a selection unit. The pattern generation unit responds to a system clock and produces pattern test data and pattern test signals. The... Agent:
20120072774 - Test program set obsolescence mitigation through software and automatic test equipment processes: Electronic test system including hardware and software components and method of use which provide obsolescence mitigation. A test program set (TPS) including a test program test is created to enable units to be tested. When a new component is introduced, the change is detected and a new TPS is created... Agent: Advanced Testing Technologies, Inc.
20120072775 - Method of collecting information in system network: To quickly establish an inferring result when a problem is detected in an operation management system equipped with a rule-based inference processing function, there is provided a method of collecting information for managing a computer system equipped with a plurality of devices. The computer system holds rule for associating a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120072777 - Debugging device, debugging method, and computer program for sequence program: To provide a debugging device for a sequence program that provides a debugging environment in which debugging of a sequence program can be executed easily and efficiently. A range setting unit that sets a skipping range to be skipped when a sequence program is executed; an extracting unit that extracts... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120072776 - Fault isolation using code paths: Techniques are provided for isolating faults in a software program by providing at least two code paths that are capable of performing the same operation. When a fault occurs while the one of the code paths is being used to perform an operation, data that indicates the circumstances under which... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072778 - Diagnosis system for removable media drive: Systems and methods are provided for performing diagnostics on a removable media drive. An example system includes a monitoring unit configured to collect information about a media access to the media drive and a media access to a removable media contained in the media drive. The example system also includes... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120072779 - Memory leak monitoring device and method for monitoring memory leak: The memory leak monitoring device for monitoring a memory leak occurring by an executed program reserving a memory area, the memory leak monitoring device comprising a retention period acquisition unit that acquires a retention period of each program indicating an elapsed time after a memory area used by the program... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120072780 - Continuous system health indicator for managing computer system alerts: A method is provided for detecting when users are being adversely impacted by poor system performance. A system health indicator is determined that is based on the amount of work that is blocked waiting for each of a set of an external events and combined with a heuristic that is... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072781 - Predictive incident management: An incident predictor system is described herein for predicting impactful incidents in which server computer system operations fail or perform poorly. According to one embodiment of the invention, the incident prediction system trains a generalized linear model (GLM) to predict when a system health indicator will reach a level that... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120072782 - Correlation of network alarm messages based on alarm time: Problems in a network may be diagnosed based on alarm messages received from devices in the network and based on logical circuit path information of the network. In one implementation, a device may log alarm messages, in which each of the logged alarm messages may identify a network device that... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20120072783 - Mechanism for facilitating efficient error handling in a network environment: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided methods and systems for facilitating efficient error handling in a network environment. A method of embodiments includes receiving a validation request having configuration parameters of error dialogs relating to errors, and validating the configuration parameters and the errors. The validating includes mapping each... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20120072785 - Bit error rate checker receiving serial data signal from an eye viewer: An IC that includes an eye viewer and a BER checker coupled to the eye viewer, where the BER checker receives a serial data signal from the eye viewer, is provided. In one implementation, the BER checker receives the serial data signal from the eye viewer without the serial data... Agent: Altera Corporation
20120072784 - Circuitry on an integrated circuit for performing or facilitating oscilloscope, jitter, and/or bit-error-rate tester operations: An integrated circuit (“IC”) may include circuitry for use in testing a serial data signal. The IC may include circuitry for transmitting the serial data signal with optional jitter, optional noise, and/or controllably variable drive strength. The IC may also include circuitry for receiving the serial data signal and performing... Agent:
20120072786 - Use of hashing function to distinguish random and repeat errors in a memory system: One embodiment provides an error detection method wherein single-bit errors in a memory module are detected and identified as being a random error or a repeat error. Each identified random error and each identified repeat error occurring in a time interval is counted. An alert is generated in response to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120072787 - Memory controller with loopback test interface: In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises an interconnect; at least one processor coupled to the interconnect; and at least one memory controller coupled to the interconnect. The memory controller is programmable by the processor into a loopback test mode of operation and, in the loopback test mode, the memory controller... Agent:
20120072791 - Debugger based memory dump using built in self test: A method and apparatus for performing a memory dump. The method includes providing a memory location from a debugger to a memory array through a BIST wrapper, and receiving data by the debugger read from the memory location in the memory array. The method can include sending a dump enable... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120072788 - Integrated circuit with memory built-in self test (mbist) circuitry having enhanced features and methods: Integrated circuits with memory built-in self test (MBIST) circuitry and methods are disclosed that employ enhanced features. In one aspect of the invention, an integrated circuit is provided having MIBST circuitry configured to serially test multiple arrays of memory elements within a component of the integrated circuit and to also... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20120072789 - Memory built-in self test (mbist) circuitry configured to facilitate production of pre-stressed integrated circuits and methods: Integrated circuits with memory built-in self test (MBIST) circuitry and methods are disclosed that employ enhanced features. In one aspect of the invention, MBST circuitry is used set memory elements of arrays to a first state and then to an inverse state during a burn-in operation to maintain each of... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20120072792 - Memory tester and compiler which matches a test program: According to one embodiment, a memory tester is provided. The memory tester has first and second operation registers, a first selector, and first and second burst address generating circuits. The first operation register stores a first operation variable. The second operation register stores a second operation variable. The first selector... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120072790 - On-chip memory testing: An integrated circuit is described that has a substrate with a memory array with dedicated support hardware formed on the substrate. An access wrapper circuit is coupled to address and data lines of the memory array and to control lines of the dedicated support hardware. The wrapper circuit is configured... Agent:
20120072793 - Registers with full scan capability: A scan test of a first latch and a second latch couples a given scan value to the input of the first latch, to switch the first latch to a state corresponding to the scan value, uncouples the scan value from the first latch to latch the first latch at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120072794 - Non-volatile memory (nvm) with imminent error prediction: A method and system are provided for determining an imminent failure of a non-volatile memory array. The method includes: performing a first array integrity read of the memory array until an error is detected; determining that the error is not error correction code (ECC) correctable, wherein a first word line... Agent:
20120072795 - Semiconductor memory device and controlling method: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of semiconductor memory chips configured to store therein information depending on an amount of accumulated charge; a plurality of parameter storage units that are provided in correspondence with the semiconductor memory chips, each of the plurality of parameter storage... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120072796 - Memory controller with automatic error detection and correction: A memory validation manager reserves a block of time for exclusive accesses to a memory bank having lines of memory for which validation codes provide a degree of error detection and correction for each memory line. The memory validation manager reads, processes, and corrects at least some of the contents... Agent:
20120072797 - Design-for-test technique to reduce test volume including a clock gate controller: Clock control circuitry for an integrated circuit, a method of testing an integrated circuit having a clock gate, an integrated circuit and a library of cells including the clock control circuitry are provided. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit includes: (1) a clock gate configured to apply a clock signal... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120072799 - Data transmission device, data recepton device, and transmission method: The present invention provides a data transmission system that reduces the number of data transitions on signal lines in data transmission via parallel buses between devices such as memory interfaces and liquid crystal interfaces, and can realize a lower power consumption and lower EMI noise. A data transmission device (100)... Agent:
20120072798 - Semiconductor device: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a NAND flash memory, an error correction unit, and a table. The NAND flash memory is configured to hold data. The error correction unit detects and corrects errors in the data. The table holds information on an error correction method associated with... Agent:
20120072800 - Techniques for successive refinement of metrics stored for harq combining: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of efficiently storing metrics for Hybrid Automatic Retransmission Request (HARQ) combining and enabling saving of memory buffer in communication systems, comprising using non-linear quantization of the metrics and managing an aggregated buffer for all HARQ channels.... Agent:
20120072801 - Data processing apparatus, control device and data storage device: When write data D is high rewritten data, a PC 10 controls a DRAM 24 to store the write data D (steps S100 and S110). When the write data D is not the high rewritten data, the PC 10 outputs an RRAM write request signal and the write data D... Agent: The University Of Tokyo
20120072802 - Channel estimation in adaptive modulation systems: A device (20) for an adaptive modulation communication system is provided. The device (20) comprises an input device (21) adapted to receive, from a communication channel, data encoded through a FEC code. A FEC decoder (23) connected downstream of the input device (21) is also provided for FEC decoding the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20120072804 - Data read-out circuit in semiconductor memory device and method of data reading in semiconductor memory device: A data read-out circuit is provided with a sense amplifier circuit and a selector. The sense amplifier circuit senses a stored data stored in a memory cell array by using a plurality of reference levels to generate a plurality of read data, respectively. Thus, the sense amplifier circuit outputs the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120072803 - Semiconductor storage device, memory control device, and control method of semiconductor memory: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a semiconductor memory which includes two or more cell peripheral circuits and two or more storage cells at least one of reading and writing of which is controlled by the cell peripheral circuits in each of the cell peripheral circuits. Further,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120072807 - Accessing metadata with an external host: Systems and processes may be used to retrieve metadata from a nonvolatile memory of a portable device and transmit the retrieved metadata to an external host. Metadata may be analyzed using the external host and/or at least a portion of the metadata may be modified based on the analysis. Modified... Agent: Apple Inc, A California Corporation
20120072805 - Memory storage device, memory controller thereof, and method thereof for generating log likelihood ratio: A memory storage device, a memory controller, and a log likelihood ratio (LLR) generation method are provided. A read data corresponding to a first storage state is obtained from memory cells of a flash memory chip in the memory storage device by using bit data read voltages. An error checking... Agent: Phison Electronics Corp.
20120072806 - Semiconductor memory device: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a memory including an array of memory cells. A buffer comprises latches to hold data from the memory cells. The latches constitute latch groups. The latches of each latch group are connected to corresponding one common line through a transfer circuit.... Agent:
20120072808 - System and method for improving signaling channel robustness: A system and method for improving signaling channel robustness. Additional error correction is provided for (L1) dynamic signaling that is carried in P2 symbols in such way that high time diversity can be provided. In other embodiments, transmitted services are scheduled such that services will rotate or “move” between frames,... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120072809 - Decoder, method of operating the same, and apparatuses including the same: A decoder, a method of decoding and systems implementing the same are disclosed. In one example, the method includes calculating syndrome values from input codewords, generating an error location polynomial about the codewords using the syndrome values, determining an error count in the codewords using the error location polynomial, and... Agent:
20120072810 - Error correction circuit and method, and semiconductor memory device including the circuit: An error correction circuit, an error correction method, and a semiconductor memory device including the error correction circuit are provided. The error correction circuit includes a partial syndrome generator, first and second error position detectors, a coefficient calculator, and a determiner. The partial syndrome generator calculates at least two partial... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120072811 - Controller, storage apparatus, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a controller controls writing into and reading from a storage apparatus that includes a first data-storage unit and a second data-storage unit. The second data-storage unit stores user data and parity data of the user data. The first data-storage unit stores the parity data. The controller... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120072812 - Distributed checksum computation: Data is divided into parts and each part provided to a different processor. Each processor processes the provided data part to produce a partial CRC result. The partial CRC results from each of the different processors are XORed to produce a CRC of the data.... Agent: Seaweed Systems03/15/2012 > 33 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120066540 - Information correction support system and method: An information correction support system includes a first information providing unit to provide first information that is input by a first user to a second user, a first information accepting unit to accept an error entry position in the first information and second information that is correct information for the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120066541 - Controlled automatic healing of data-center services: Subject matter described herein is directed to reallocating an application component from a faulty data-center resource to a non-faulty data-center resource. Background monitors identify data-center resources that are faulty and schedule migration of application components from the faulty data-center resources to non-faulty data-center resources. Migration is carried out in an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066543 - Autonomous propagation of virtual input/output (vio) operation(s) to second vio server (vios) due to a detected error condition at a first vios: A method provides input/output (I/O) redundancy within a data processing system having (a) a client logical partition (LPAR) that generates and consumes I/O requests, (b) a plurality of virtual input/output servers (VIOS) that are communicatively inter-connected with each other to form a VIOS cluster and which include virtual I/O adapters... Agent:
20120066544 - Remote monitoring apparatus, wind turbine generator system, and method of controlling remote monitoring apparatus: A SCADA system includes a main switching hub and a backup switching hub that relay transmission data between a wind turbine generator and terminals provided in another SCADA system and client terminals, and a network switch for performing switching between the main switching hub and the backup switching hub for... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20120066542 - Method for node addition and removal of a circuit: The present invention discloses a method for node addition and removal of a circuit. The steps of the method include: (a) providing a circuit with a plurality of nodes; (b) selecting a target node for computing mandatory assignments (MAs) of stuck-at 0 and stuck-at 1 fault tests on the target... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20120066545 - Fault-tolerant system and fault-tolerant control method: A fault-tolerant system including a plurality of modules each further including a CPU subsystem, a fault-tolerant control unit, and an I/O subsystem, wherein the fault-tolerant control unit includes a master FT control LSI chip and at least one slave FT control LSI chip. One module is placed in an active... Agent:
20120066546 - System recovery method and computing apparatus having system recovery function: A system recovery method and a computing apparatus having a system recovery function. The computing apparatus includes a first memory unit to store a general operating system (OS) in a system partition where a primary anti-virus program operates, and to store a recovery OS in a recovery partition where a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20120066547 - Problem record signature generation, classification and search in problem determination: A method for problem determination and resolution in an information technology (IT) system includes receiving a problem ticket, searching a database for a plurality of problem features based on data included in the problem ticket, extracting the plurality of problem features from the database, and generating a problem signature corresponding... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066548 - Automated operating system test framework: A method of automating testing of a first computing system comprises identifying a plurality of system interface elements of a second computing system; determining an untested state at the first computing system of one of the identified plurality of system interface elements; determining the existence of any dependency of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066549 - Editing and compiling business rules: A component in a graph-based computation having data processing components connected by linking elements representing data flows is updated by receiving a rule specification, generating a transform for transforming data based on the rule specification, associating the transform with a component in the graph-based computation, and in response to determining... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC
20120066550 - Apparatus, system and method for integrated testing of service based application: A service based application integrated testing apparatus, system and method is provided. The service based application integrated testing apparatus comprises an application integrated testing unit performs an integrated test on the at least one component service and the service based application by use of a control flow and a data... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120066551 - Run-time verification of cpu operation: Safe operation in a processor may be verified by making use of an execution trace module that is normally only used for testing and software development. During operation of the processor in the field, a sequence of instructions may be executed the processor. A portion of the execution is traced... Agent:
20120066552 - Data processing apparatus, trace unit and diagnostic apparatus: A trace circuit 8 is configured to generate a stream of trace data elements indicative of processing operations performed by a processing circuit 4. The trace circuit 8 has a plurality of reference address registers 30-1 configured to store corresponding reference addresses. When the processing circuit 4 performs a processing... Agent: Arm Limited
20120066553 - System and methods for monitoring a geographic information system: Disclosed are new approaches for monitoring an information system such as a GIS. For each service of a plurality of services provided by service computers, a periodic evaluation is performed by requesting performance of the selected test service routine by the service. If no valid response to the request is... Agent: Vestra Resources, Inc.
20120066554 - Application query control with cost prediction: Determining if access should be granted to a data source. A method includes determining resource usage cost of performing an operation on a data source. The method further includes determining if the resource usage cost exceeds a predetermined threshold. When the resource usage cost exceeds a predetermined threshold, the operation... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120066556 - Error handling in a virtualized operating system: When moving workload partitions (WPARs) from machine to machine, operating systems may encounter errors that prevent successful WPAR migration. Recording and reporting errors can be challenging. To move WPARs, the operating system may employ a plurality of software components, such as code residing in user space (e.g., application programs, OS... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066555 - Mobility of versioned workload partitions: A versioned workload partition (WPAR) can be migrated from a source machine to a destination machine. Each thread associated with a process executing within the versioned WPAR is frozen. For each thread associated with the process, an error number associated with the thread is received in response to freezing execution... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066557 - Apparatus for detecting presence or absence of oscillation of clock signal: A semiconductor apparatus includes an arithmetic circuit that executes a program based on an operating clock signal input through a clock transfer node, an internal oscillator that generates an internal clock signal to be used internally, a watch dog timer that counts the internal clock signal, detect that a count... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120066558 - Network fault management in busy periods: This invention relates to a method and system for network fault management in busy periods. When a fault occurs in a network it can be difficult to understand the relevant network conditions at the moment of the fault because of the large numbers of factors that are involved. The solution... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120066559 - Built-in bit error rate test circuit: System and method for testing jitter tolerance by using a built-in jitter modulation circuit is disclosed. An embodiment comprises a jitter modulation circuit, a transmitter, a receiver and a data comparison unit. The jitter modulation circuit includes a plurality of data latches, a phase-select block and a multi-phase clock generator.... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20120066560 - Access method of volatile memory and access apparatus of volatile memory: An access method of a volatile memory accesses the volatile memory via a block access fashion. The volatile memory includes a plurality of blocks. The method includes: performing a reading operation for a block having at least one known bad cell among the blocks, which includes reading a block data... Agent:
20120066561 - Method and apparatus for obtaining coefficients of a fractionally-spaced equalizer: A digital data recovery system (14) for converting a suboptimal signal (18) into a converted signal (20) that closely approximates an original signal (16) includes a first data filter (22), a first interpolator (26) and a second interpolator (36). The first data filter (22) filters the suboptimal signal (18) to... Agent: Quantum Corporation
20120066562 - Increasing hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) throughput: In some embodiments, the invention involves increasing hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) throughput. In one embodiment, throughput may be increased by clearing the retransmission buffer at least one frame in advance, based on status received from the downlink device before a full acknowledgement. Another embodiment partitions HARQ bursts into two... Agent:
20120066563 - Error correction decoder, memory controller and receiver: According to an embodiment, an error correction decoder carries out iterative decoding for data coded using an irregular LDPC code. The decoder includes a likelihood control unit. The likelihood control unit is configured to carry out weighting using first extrinsic value weights when a first condition including a condition that... Agent:
20120066564 - Differential encoding with adaptive resetting: To feedback MIMO channel conditions, a codeword from a codebook is selected. To reduce signalling, the codewords are organized into codeword subsets. The receiver signals an index of a codeword into a current 5 codeword subset previously made known to the transmitter. The current codeword subset is adaptively selected based... Agent:
20120066565 - Dtv transmitter and method of coding main and enhanced data in dtv transmitter: A DTV transmitter includes a pre-processor pre-processing enhanced data, a data formatter generating enhanced data packets including the pre-processed data and inserting known data place holders to the data packets, and a multiplexer multiplexing the enhanced data packets with main data packets. It further includes an RS encoder which RS-codes... Agent:
20120066566 - Accessing memory during parallel turbo decoding: A method for accessing extrinsic information in a turbo decoder is disclosed. Operation phases for Forward State Metric Calculators (FSMCs) and Reverse State Metric Calculators (RSMCs) in multiple maximum a posteriori probability (MAP) decoders are misaligned differently based on whether a current half iteration is even or odd. First extrinsic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120066567 - Data processing system having end-to-end error correction and method therefor: In a data processing system having a plurality of error coding function circuitries, a method includes receiving an address which indicates a first storage location for storing a first data value; using a first portion of the address to select one of the plurality of error coding function circuitries as... Agent:
20120066568 - Storage device, electronic device, and data error correction method: According to one embodiment, a storage device includes an error detector, a check module, and a replacement module. The error detector detects a bit error that occurs in entry data related to conversion to a physical address corresponding to a logical address based on an error detecting code assigned to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120066570 - Apparatus and methods having majority bit detection: Electronic apparatus and fabrication of the electronic apparatus that includes detection of the majority of values in a plurality of data bits may be used in a variety of applications. Embodiments include application of majority bit detection to process data bits in a device for further analysis in the device... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20120066569 - Memory system, memory system controller, and a data processing method in a host apparatus: A memory system includes code data generating section which generates code data based on write data. A nonvolatile semiconductor memory stores the write data and the code data for the write data and outputs read data and the code data for the read data. An error correcting section is configured... Agent:
20120066571 - Key extraction in an integrated circuit: A method of extraction of a key from a physical unclonable function exploiting the states of cells of a volatile memory after a powering on, wherein: cells are read according to addresses stored in a non-volatile memory; an error-correction code corrects the read states; and, in case an error has... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20120066572 - Method and apparatus for map transmission in wireless communication system: An operating method of a base station for transmitting MAP information in a wireless communication system includes determining a seed value for randomizing MAP information bits, generating a Media Access Control (MAC) control message including the seed value and a Station IDentifier (STID), and transmitting the MAC control message to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.03/08/2012 > 30 patent applications in 27 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120060047 - Combination of an electric rotary machine and of an electric control unit in an automobile: A system including at least one electric rotary machine and an integrated control circuit and an electronic control unit, the system being embarked in an automobile. The integrated control circuit of the system includes a RAM connected to the electronic control unit via a data communication link, and the electronic... Agent:
20120060049 - System and method for removing a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store: Assuring recovery from failure of a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store of operably coupled storage servers, includes: partitioning a data table into chunks; implementing a distribution scheme with a specified level of redundancy for recovery of one or more failed servers among multiple storage servers; distributing... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120060050 - Disaster recovery: File system disaster recovery techniques provide automated monitoring, failure detection and multi-step failover from a primary designated target to one of a designated group of secondary designated targets. Secondary designated targets may be prioritized so that failover occurs in a prescribed sequence. Replication of information between the primary designated target... Agent: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
20120060048 - Recovering a system that has experienced a fault: A method and system of recovering a system that has experienced a fault includes a backup device to enable access of a network through the interface in response to the fault. The system includes a main operational portion that controls operation of the system under normal conditions. However, if a... Agent:
20120060054 - Method for using bad blocks of flash memory: A method is provided for using bad blocks in flash memory. The method includes placing in a replacement area of the flash memory a special bad block that meets a “still usable” condition from the bad blocks of the flash memory. The method also includes receiving a use request for... Agent: Nationz Technologies Inc.
20120060051 - Information system and i/o processing method: An information system including: a first and second storage apparatus including a first and second volume; a failure detection storage apparatus including a third volume; wherein, for backup purposes, the first and second volumes form a remote copy pair, and, for I/O request purposes, are recognized as a single volume... Agent:
20120060052 - System and method for providing media server redundancy in a network environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes evaluating a first plurality of messages from a media server configured to receive a media stream. The first plurality of messages is indicative of an active state for the media server. The method also includes detecting an anomaly associated with... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120060053 - System and method for providing media server redundancy in a network environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes evaluating an active state of a media server configured to capture a media stream from one or more media sources. The method also includes determining a failure associated with the media server, and activating a failover media server to receive... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120060055 - System and method for responding to failure of a hardware locus at a communication installation: A method for responding to a failure of hardware locus of at a communication installation having a plurality of control apparatuses for controlling a plurality of processes distributed among a plurality of hardware loci, the hardware loci including at least one spare hardware locus, includes the steps of: (a) Shifting... Agent: Rockstar Bidco, Lp
20120060056 - Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same: A method of operating a semiconductor memory device according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes performing a program loop, including a program operation and a program verification operation, in order to store input data in selected memory cells, performing a first error bit check operation for comparing the... Agent: Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
20120060057 - Register error correction of speculative data in an out-of-order processor: In one embodiment, a processor comprises a first register file configured to store speculative register state, a second register file configured to store committed register state, a check circuit and a control unit. The first register file is protected by a first error protection scheme and the second register file... Agent:
20120060058 - Testing of non stuck-at faults in memory: A method for identifying non stuck-at faults in a read-only memory (ROM) includes generating a golden value of a victim cell, providing a fault-specific pattern through an aggressor cell, generating a test reading of the victim cell in response to the provided fault-specific pattern, and determining whether the ROM has... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd.
20120060059 - Gpu computational assist for drive media waveform generation of media emulators: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for testing devices that will be connected to a computer storage media device by generating a complex test waveform that emulates operation of the computer storage media device using at least one Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and applying the generated complex test waveform to... Agent:
20120060060 - Techiniques increasing a lifetime of blocks of memory: Techniques are described for increasing a lifetime of blocks of memory. In operation, respective life expectancy scores for each of the blocks are calculated based at least in part on a respective number of times each of the blocks is respectively erased, and further based at least in part on... Agent: Sandforce Inc.
20120060061 - Computer checking tool: The invention relates to a computer checking tool that can repeatedly process a plurality of data sets including data distributed according to a statistical rule. The tool includes an estimator (8) that can establish, for a data set, a value characterising the reproduction of a criterion concerning the data contained... Agent: Inria Institut National De Recherche En Informatique Et En Automatique
20120060062 - Web services requests throttling: A method of web services throttling in a web application server environment, where a number of web services servers communicate with web services clients over a network. A request is received from a web services client which contains an account ID related to the web services client. An ID reader... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20120060063 - Management apparatus and method for managing a startup of an operating system: According to an embodiment, a management apparatus includes a management table, a control unit, a module timer, and a judgment unit. The control unit controls an order of executing modules based on an execution order described in a management table. The module timer measures the execution time of each running... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120060064 - Soft error verification in hardware designs: Soft error detection is performed by computation of states based on formal methods and by simulating a synthesized target identification logic together with the design. Soft errors may be simulated in response to detecting that a simulated state of the design is comprised by the states. A BDD representation of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120060065 - Web page error reporting: An error in a web page displayed on a device is detected. The error is assigned to a bucket to indicate a type of the error, and a record describing the current state of the device is generated. Both an indication of the bucket and the record describing the current... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120060066 - Semiconductor memory device with error correction: This disclosure concerns a memory including: a first memory region including memory groups including a plurality of memory cells, addresses being respectively allocated for the memory groups, the memory groups respectively being units of data erase operations; a second memory region temporarily storing therein data read from the first memory... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120060067 - Apparatus and method of authenticating joint test action group (jtag): In an apparatus including a joint test action group (JTAG) authentication device, and a JTAG authentication method using the apparatus, the apparatus includes a joint test action group (JTAG) authentication device, the apparatus comprising a JTAG access circuit that determines whether to access a JTAG-compliant device according to a predetermined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120060068 - Synchronizing a device that has been power cycled to an already operational system: A method comprises a system comprising a host device coupled to a first remote device actively operating according to a state diagram that the host device and all remote devices follow during operation of the system. The method further comprises powering up a second remote device while the host device... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120060069 - Generation and application of a sub-codebook of an error control coding codebook: There is provided a method of encoding and decoding data using an error control code having a codebook G. The codebook G is a sub-codebook of a codebook P. Each codeword g in the sub-codebook G has an autocorrelation amplitude that is different from and higher than each correlation amplitude... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited
20120060070 - Modulation - forward error correction (mfec) codes and methods of constructing and utilizing the same: Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to binary block transmission codes for high-speed network transmissions. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention relate to bounded-disparity run-length-limited forward error correction codes and methods of constructing and utilizing same. In one embodiment, a method for generating binary block bounded-disparity run-length-limited forward... Agent: Defense Photonics Group, Inc.
20120060071 - Product code decoding method and device: A method for a decoding device to decode a codeword matrix of a product code includes: generating a first extended parity check matrix for a vertical code; decoding a horizontal codeword of a plurality of rows in the codeword matrix to thus perform a first decoding process; generating a second... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation
20120060072 - Erasure coding immutable data: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, methods and computer storage media for erasure coding data in a distributed computing environment. A sealed extent is identified that is comprised of two or more data blocks and two or more index blocks. The sealed extent is optimized for erasure coding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120060074 - Decoder based data recovery: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with decoder based data recovery are described. According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a decoder configured to perform a decoding process on codewords to verify that the codewords meet coding constraints. The decoder includes a recovery unit configured to store recovery instructions for... Agent:
20120060073 - Magnetic recording apparatus: According to one embodiment, there is provided a magnetic recording apparatus configured to record data subjected to error correcting coding according to a shingled recording scheme, the magnetic recording apparatus including a magnetic recording medium in which unit bits of the data subjected to error correcting coding are recorded with... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120060075 - Techniques for ul mu mimo signaling and error handling: An embodiment of the present invention provides a wireless station (STA), comprising a transceiver operable for communicating in a wireless network, wherein the transceiver is adapted to use signaling that enables the wireless station to communicate necessary information including a desired modulation coding scheme (MCS).... Agent:
20120060076 - Adaptive communication systems and methods: Methods and communication systems are presented, in which impulse noise is monitored on a communication channel, and impulse noise protection parameters are adjusted according to the monitored impulse noise without interrupting communication service.... Agent: Lantiq Deutschland Gmbh03/01/2012 > 56 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120054532 - Dynamic fault configuration using a registered list of controllers: A method and system dynamically configures faults during software testing. During runtime of a service platform, a computer system hosting the service platform receives a request from a test program to register a list of controllers. Each of the registered controllers controls the generation of a different fault. The test... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.
20120054534 - Adaptive acknowledgment mechanism for network communication: The present disclosure is directed to network communication between a sender and a receiver. Network communication is established between the sender and the receiver using a first acknowledgment mechanism for signifying receipt of data by the receiver. The first acknowledgment mechanism is selected from one of a receiver positive acknowledgment... Agent:
20120054533 - Controlling data lag in a replicated computer system: e
20120054535 - System and method for transmitting data: A system and method for recovering from a failure is disclosed. A preferred embodiment comprises downloading a first patch into a base station, installing the first patch, loading the first patch, and validating the first patch. Once the first patch has been validated, a second patch may be downloaded, installed,... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20120054536 - Fault surveillance and automatic fail-over processing in broker-based messaging systems and methods: An exemplary method includes a message broker subsystem 1) attempting to deliver one or more messages intended for a recipient software application to the recipient software application, 2) determining that the recipient software application is in a fault state after failing to deliver the one or more messages to the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20120054537 - Protection of a network element of a data transfer network: A system for providing network element protection includes a backup network element (101) having a first configuration table storing first configuration data, an active network element (102) having a second configuration table storing second configuration data, and a controller (117) arranged to update the first configuration data according to changes... Agent: Tellabs Oy
20120054538 - Correlating hardware devices between local operating system and global management entity: A method and apparatus for correlating the identities of hardware devices, such as processors or memory controllers, between a local operating system and a global management entity is described. In an embodiment a fault message including a local identifier of a faulting device is received from an operating system. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120054540 - System and method for automated unattended recovery for remotely deployed intelligent communication devices: In one embodiment, an intelligent communications device for operating in a network is disclosed. The device includes a storage device having a plurality of partitions storing images for performing boot operations. The device also includes a detection module that is operative to detect a boot failure, and a first restoration... Agent: Smartsynch, Inc.
20120054541 - Handling errors during device bootup from a non-volatile memory: Systems and methods are provided for handling errors during device bootup from a non-volatile memory (“NVM”). A NVM interface of an electronic device can be configured to detect errors and maintain an error log in volatile memory while the device is being booted up. Once device bootup has completed, a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120054539 - Computing device and restarting method of the computing device: A restarting method restarts a computing device when the computing device has a memory error. The computer device include a central processing unit (CPU) comprising a memory controller, a baseboard management controller (BMC) comprising a storage module, and a basic input output system (BIOS). The memory controller records error information... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120054542 - Data storage system: The present invention is directed to an archival data storage system. The archival data storage system includes write once and read many (WORM) capability, data redundancy, error correction, and access control. The combination of these capabilities enable the archival storage system to be secure, error proof, and reliable. Additionally, to... Agent: Quantum Corporation
20120054543 - Partial memory mirroring and error containment: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes memory comprising a first portion in which data contained therein is mirrored and a second portion wherein data contained therein is not mirrored, a memory allocator for allocating the first portion of the memory to critical data and allocating the second portion of the... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120054544 - Non-disruptive hardware change: A method, system, and computer program product for changing hardware in a data processing system without disrupting processes executing on the data processing system. A hardware change to a selected portion of hardware in the data processing system may be required, such as to repair hardware errors or to implement... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054545 - Data programming circuit and method for otp memory: A data programming circuit is provided. The data programming circuit includes a one-time-programmable (OTP) memory and a control unit. The control unit stores a plurality of sections of a read-only memory (ROM) code into a free space of the OTP memory. In response to the sections of the plurality of... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.
20120054546 - Methods for detecting split brain in a distributed system: A method and apparatus for detecting split brain in a distributed system is provided. After determining that a rogue instance is no longer an active member of the cluster, a recovery instance detects activity associated with a redo log that is updated by the rogue instance to store log records... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120054548 - Data processing device and method for controlling test process of electronic device using the same: A method for controlling a test process of an electronic device using a data processing device creates test control data to test the electronic device, selects a test item of the electronic device sequentially according to test bits in the test control data, and modifies a test bit corresponding to... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120054547 - Power dissipation test method and device therefor: Dynamic power test slave (DPTS) modules are placed at selected locations of a data processing device to provide data to a logic module of the device at a high rate during testing of the device. The DPTS module intercepts data requests targeted to another logic module and the DPTS instead... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20120054549 - Method and apparatus for saving and restoring soft repair data: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for saving and restoring soft repair information. One embodiment of the method includes storing soft repair information for one or more cache arrays implemented in a processor core in a memory element outside of the processor core in response to determining that... Agent:
20120054550 - Execution layer debugger: In one embodiment, a method includes determining an execution plan of a plurality of blocks in an application. The execution plan defines a structure for execution of blocks in the plurality of blocks. A debugging command is received in a debugger. An active block in the structure defined in the... Agent: Sap Ag
20120054553 - Fault localization using condition modeling and return value modeling: Disclosed is a novel computer implemented system, on demand service, computer program product and a method that leverages combined concrete and symbolic execution and several fault-localization techniques to create a uniquely powerful tool that automatically detects failures and localizes faults in PHP Web applications. The fault-localization techniques evaluated combine variations... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054552 - Fault localization using directed test generation: Disclosed is a novel computer implemented system, on demand service, computer program product and a method for fault-localization techniques that apply statistical analyses to execution data gathered from multiple tests. The present invention determines the fault-localization effectiveness of test suites generated according to several test-generation techniques based on combined concrete... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054551 - System including a vendor computer system for testing software products in a cloud network: A system including a vendor computer system. The vendor computer includes a test controller and a resource controller. The test controller is configured to provide a central access point to the vendor computer system and to manage test cases. The resource controller is configured to control testing of software products.... Agent:
20120054554 - Problem isolation in a virtual environment: Problem isolation in a virtual environment is described. In one example, a method is disclosed which includes maintaining a topology of network devices in a virtual environment in a performance management database hosted on a problem isolation server. The network devices can be monitored for metrics breaching a baseline. A... Agent:
20120054555 - Migrating stored copies of a file to stored encoded data slices: A method begins by a processing module identifying a set of stored files that includes an original file and one or more back-up copies of the original file. The method continues with the processing module dispersed storage error encoding one of the set of stored files to produce a plurality... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20120054556 - Migrating encoded data slices from a re-provisioned memory device of a dispersed storage network memory: A method begins by a processing module monitoring a reprovisioned memory device that has been reprovisioned from a legacy storage protocol to an error coding dispersed storage protocol. The method continues with the processing module determining a data migration scheme for migrating a plurality of encoded data slices stored on... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20120054557 - System and method for testing peripheral component interconnect express switch: A method tests peripheral component interconnect express (PCI-E) switches. A second PCI-E switch to be tested electronically connects to a first PCI-E switch of a computing device. A first data packet is created by the computing device and sent from the first PCI-E switch to the second PCI-E switch. A... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120054558 - Method and system for a non-hierarchical trace system using a hierarchical control interface: A method and system for tracing components in computer applications is provided in which trace data from components can be logged in real time. A hierarchical control interface 209 is used in which leaf nodes 306-311 represent components 204 being traced. The hierarchical control interface 209 includes means for setting... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054559 - Methods and systems for computer-aided identification of technical phenomena: A system for computer-aided identification of technical phenomena and related methods, particularly with technical problems is described. The system is equipped with a computer executing a program and provided with means for inputting alphanumeric data, means for entering graphical information, and a visual display. The execution of said program causes... Agent:
20120054560 - Verifying correctness of processor transactions: An operation of a processor in respect to transactions is checked by simulating an execution of a test program, and updating a transaction order graph to identify a cycle. The graph is updated based on a value read during an execution of a first transaction and a second transaction that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120054561 - Network system, information processing apparatus, and method thereof: A network system performs display control for displaying, on a display device, a monitoring screen using registration information and operational information on an image forming apparatus to be monitored. The display device displays a device list screen indicating a list of a plurality of image forming apparatuses to be monitored,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120054562 - Semiconductor memory device: A semiconductor memory device having a bank including a redundancy cell block and a plurality of normal cell blocks includes a plurality of normal data inputting/outputting units configured to respectively input/output data from the normal cell blocks in response to a first input/output strobe signal, a redundancy data inputting/outputting unit... Agent:
20120054563 - System and method for enabling portable diagnostics in a configurable device: A system and method for enabling portable diagnostics in a configurable device. Physical layer device technology can be implemented into a configurable device (e.g., handheld device) to perform diagnostics. The configurable device can be enabled for diagnostics through an authentication module that performs an authentication and/or licensing function. Diagnostic information... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120054564 - Method and apparatus to test memory using a regeneration mechanism: A method and a system for testing memory blocks using a built-in-self-test (BIST) block using a regeneration mechanism. The method includes generation of a test pattern by executing a pre-defined algorithm to test a memory address of a memory block. The test pattern is stored at the memory address, and... Agent:
20120054565 - System and method for testing integrated circuits: A method of testing a semiconductor memory device includes reading previously written test data from the semiconductor memory device simultaneously through at least two data I/O connections, e.g., pins or pads, of the semiconductor memory device. The signals from the two data I/O connections are combined to produce a compound... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.
20120054566 - Dram memory controller with built-in self test and methods for use therewith: An integrated circuit is interfaced with at least one dynamic random access memory (DRAM) via a memory interface. A plurality of user test options are received. The testing of the memory interface is controlled in accordance with the plurality of user test options. Test data, generated as a result of... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20120054567 - Multimedia device test system: A test system includes a supervisor unit coupled to a control interface, the control interface coupled to first and second test modules. Each test module may include a first logic module to test macro blocking errors; a second logic module to perform optical character recognition; a third logic module to... Agent: Contec LLC
20120054569 - Gating tap register control bus and auxiliary/wrapper test bus: In a first embodiment a TAP 318 of IEEE standard 1149.1 is allowed to commandeer control from a WSP 202 of IEEE standard P1500 such that the P1500 architecture, normally controlled by the WSP, is rendered controllable by the TAP. In a second embodiment (1) the TAP and WSP based... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120054568 - Transition delay test function logic: A method and apparatus for conducting transition testing using scan elements are disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) includes a scan chain having first and second subsets of scannable flops, the first subset having respective data inputs coupled to a memory array. The scannable flops of the second... Agent:
20120054570 - System for handling of permanent bit errors in memory devices: A memory system including a primary memory storage partition, a secondary memory storage partition, and a memory controller that is connected to read and write to the primary memory storage partition and detect a permanent bit error at an address associated with the primary memory storage partition. In response to... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
20120054573 - Communication device and data retransmission method: A communication apparatus is provided that can prevent decrease of transmission efficiency. In the apparatus, transmission processing section (107) transmits data, provides a non-transmission period on an intermittent basis, and stops transmission of the data in the non-transmission period. Reception processing section (103) receives a retransmission request for the data... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120054572 - Method and apparatus for delta data storage: Various methods for implementing delta data storage, for example, within a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) buffer, are provided. One example method includes receiving a redundancy version including a plurality of redundancy version bits and soft combining the redundancy version bits with corresponding buffered bits to generate corresponding soft combined... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120054571 - System and method for managing uncertain events for communication devices: In one or more embodiments, an intelligent communications device is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus for managing a network connection of the intelligent communications device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a communication module for monitoring the network connection through a first port that is independent of a network port.... Agent: Smartsynch, Inc.
20120054574 - Data transfer method and information processing apparatus: A data transfer method transfers data encoded with a loss correction code by using a protocol having no error correction function. The method includes acquiring a data size of transfer target data; acquiring a relationship between a code length of the loss correction code and a transfer time for the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120054576 - Method and system for decoding: Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) codes offer error correction at rates approaching the link channel capacity and reliable and efficient information transfer over bandwidth or return-channel constrained links with data-corrupting noise present. They also offer performance approaching channel capacity exponentially fast in terms of the code length, linear processing complexity, and parallelism... Agent: The Royal Institution For The Advancement Of Learning / Mcgill University
20120054575 - Method and system for error protection of 3d video: A 3D video generation device may be operable to encode a plurality of regions of a captured 3D video frame. The plurality of regions may be associated with different depths. The encoding may apply varying error protection to the plurality of regions based on the associated different depths. The 3D... Agent:
20120054578 - Formulaic flexible collision-free memory accessing for parallel turbo decoding with quadratic polynomial permutation (qpp) interleave: Formulaic flexible collision-free memory accessing for parallel turbo decoding with quadratic polynomial permutation (QPP) interleave. A means is presented by which any desired number of parallel implemented turbo decoding processors can be employed to perform turbo decoding that has been performed using a QPP interleave. This approach is presented to... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120054577 - Method, apparatus and computer program product providing soft iterative recursive least squares (rls) channel estimator: Disclosed is an apparatus having a detector for an iterative LDPC-coded MIMO-OFDM system, where the detector is configured to use a structured irregular LDPC code in conjunction with a belief propagation algorithm. Also disclosed is an apparatus having a detector for a structured irregular LDPC-coded MIMO-OFDM system, where the detector... Agent:
20120054579 - Data rearrangement for decoder: There is provided a solution for rearranging data to a decoder of a receiver. The solution comprises receiving data, writing the data to one or more memory slots in parts, first in an ascending order of addresses and then in a descending order of addresses. The solution further comprises reading... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120054580 - Error detection correction method and semiconductor memory apparatus: In an error detection correction method of an embodiment, in decoding processing using a sum-product algorithm, which repeats processing of propagating reliability α from a check node set to correspond to a Tanner graph of a check matrix of a low density parity check code to a plurality of bit... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120054581 - Reprovisioning a memory device into a dispersed storage network memory: A method begins by a processing module identifying a memory device having an expired useable memory life with respect to a legacy storage protocol. The method continues with the processing module extracting data from the memory device. The method continues with the processing module reprovisioning the memory device from the... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20120054582 - Detecting corrupted data for a system having non-volatile memory: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for detecting corrupted data for a system having non-volatile memory, such as NAND Flash memory. In some embodiments, a non-volatile memory (“NVM”) package is provided, which can include a NVM controller and one or more NVM dies. Each NVM die can include one or... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120054584 - Apparatus and method for processing a physical layer convergence protocol header: Apparatus and method for processing a physical layer protocol convergence (PLCP) header. In one embodiment, a wireless device includes a PLCP header processor. The PLCP header processor is configured to: process a physical layer header, process a check value based on the physical layer header, and process an error correction... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120054583 - Method and system of sub-packet error correction: In one aspect, a sub-packet error correction method includes receiving a data packet, segregating the data packet into sub-packets, and encoding the sub-packets using an erasure code for transmission over a network, and receiving the encoded sub-packets, decoding the sub-packets, and combining the decoded sub-packets to reconstruct the data packet.... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120054585 - Parity check matrix optimization and selection for iterative decoding: A method of generating a parity check matrix for iterative decoding of a linear block code includes: determining a set of parity check vectors for the linear block code; ordering according to Hamming weight non-zero parity check vectors of the set; selecting a criterion for generating the parity check matrix;... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120054586 - Reconfigurable bch decoder: An apparatus generally having a port, a first circuit and a second circuit is disclosed. The port may be configured to receive a current length of a codeword. The current length may be less than a maximum length of the codeword that the apparatus is designed to decode. The first... Agent:
20120054587 - Guard interval signaling for data symbol number determination: Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for accurately determining a number of data symbols in a data packet. The techniques provided herein may allow a receiving terminal to correct number of symbol calculations based on such ambiguous length field values.... Agent: Qualcomm IncorporatedPrevious industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support
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