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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery

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10/02/2014 > 73 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories.

20140298076 - Processing apparatus, recording medium storing processing program, and processing method: A processing apparatus that constitutes an information processing system includes: a device that constitutes the processing apparatus; and a processing unit that detects an abnormality in the device, that counts the number of the abnormalities detected in the device, and that logically separates the device from the information processing system... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298077 - Scalable relational database replication: A relational database replication system includes a client, at least one primary database, a plurality of secondary databases and replication agents which coordinate database transactions. The system provides a high level of performance, reliability, and scalability with an end result of efficient and accurate duplication of transactions between the primary... Agent: Codefutures Corporation

20140298078 - Synchronous mirroring of nvlog to multiple destinations (architecture level): Systems and methods herein are operable to simultaneously mirror data to a plurality of mirror partner nodes. In embodiments, a mirror client may be unaware of the number of mirror partner nodes and/or the location of the plurality of mirror partner nodes, and issue a single mirror command requesting initiation... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20140298081 - Distributed switching system for programmable multimedia controller: In one embodiment, two or more programmable multimedia controllers are provided a multimedia system that includes a plurality of audio/video (A/V) devices that source or output digital media streams. Each of the programmable multimedia controllers has at least a processing subsystem and a switch capable of switching the digital media... Agent:

20140298080 - Intra-realm aaa fallback mechanism: There is provided an intra-realm AAA (authentication, authorization and accounting) fallback mechanism, wherein the single global realm may be divided in one or more sub-realms. The thus presented mechanism exemplarily comprises detecting a failure of an authentication server serving at least one authentication client within a first sub-realm of a... Agent: Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

20140298083 - Method for sip proxy failover: For SIP proxy failover in a SIP telecommunication network (SIPN) comprising a plurality of proxies (P1, P2) and a domain name server (DNSR), the method comprises the following steps: storing, in the domain name server (DNSR), the addresses of the proxies that are working; if a first proxy (P1) shuts... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20140298082 - Testing server, information processing system, and testing method: A testing server performs a test to check whether servers properly execute failover. The testing server includes a generation unit, a transmitting unit, a testing unit, a restoring unit, a judgment unit, and a power control unit. The generation unit generates an image file of an OS. The transmitting unit... Agent:

20140298079 - Localized fast bulk storage in a multi-node computer system: A high performance computing (HPC) system includes computing blades having a first region that includes computing circuit boards having processors for performing a computation, and a second region that includes non-volatile memory for use in performing the computation. The regions are connected by a plurality of power connectors that convey... Agent:

20140298087 - Hard disk data recovery method, apparatus, and system: This invention discloses a hard disk data recovery method, apparatus, and system. The method includes: recording a logical block address corresponding to erroneous data if an error is discovered when data is read from the hard disk; performing a recovery operation for data at a first physical block address corresponding... Agent:

20140298088 - Data conditioning to improve flash memory reliability: Methods for managing data stored in a memory device facilitate managing utilization of memory of different densities. The methods include reading first data from a first number of pages or blocks of memory cells having a first density, performing a data handling operation on the read first data to generate... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140298085 - Detecting data requiring rebuilding in a dispersed storage network: A method begins with a processing module within a dispersed storage network (DSN) determining to perform a rebuild scanning function for a virtual memory vault, where the virtual memory vault has a DSN address range that is divided into multiple DSN address sub-ranges. The method continues with a first rebuild... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298084 - Virtual tape device, tape control device, and tape control method: A virtual tape device connected to an upper device and a tape library device, and storing a tape volume includes: a storage unit to store the tape volume including a plurality of blocks; an identifier control unit to add to each block of the tape volume a first identification number... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298089 - Storage control device and storage control method: A storage control device includes a processor. The processor is configured to request a plurality of disk devices storing data therein to notify the processor of degradation information on degradation of data stored in the respective disk devices. The processor is configured to instruct, based on first information among notified... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298090 - Data recovery in a solid state storage system: Methods for data recovery and memory systems are provided. According to at least one such method, when defective data is read from a memory location, the data is recovered by an XOR operation on the remaining good data and associated RAID data to reconstruct the defective data. The defective data... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140298086 - Storage device, controller device, and memory device: A storage device includes a controller device and a memory device. The controller device transmits communication information to which route information is added, the route information indicating a route to a destination of the communication information and including an address of a relay point that the communication information passes through... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298091 - Fault tolerance for a distributed computing system: In one embodiment, a method detects a failure of a container in a controller node where the container includes a service being performed and isolated from other services being performed in other containers on the controller node. The controller node terminates the container including the service and determines a known... Agent: Nebula, Inc.

20140298092 - Adaptive quiesce for efficient cross-host consistent cdp checkpoints: A disaster recovery system, including a target datastore for replicating data written to source datastores, and a checkpoint engine (i) for transmitting, at multiple times, quiesce commands to a plurality of host computers, each quiesce command including a timeout period that is adjusted at each of the multiple times, (ii)... Agent:

20140298093 - User operation history for web application diagnostics: A system and method for diagnosing an error during a user operation in a web application. An example method is executed, at least in part, by a server system, wherein the server system also executes, at least in part, a web application. The example method includes recording user operations during... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140298094 - Processor power measurement: A system can include a processing core to execute machine readable instructions. The system can also include a memory accessible by the processor core. The memory can include preprogrammed test data that characterizes one of an impedance of a processor and a current output to the processor during execution of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140298096 - Low power test signal generator for medical equipment: A cardiac signal generator includes a portable housing, a memory, a processing device, a digital to analog converter, and at least one analog output. The memory stores programming instructions including instructions defining a plurality of mathematical relationships. The processing device is configured to execute said programming instructions to generate a... Agent:

20140298095 - Medical test signal generator and interface: A cardiac signal generator includes a first circuit, a user input device, an output display, and a processing circuit. The first circuit provides, according to any of predetermined plurality of settings, cardiac signals comprising a repeating cardiac waveform, and respiratory signals comprising a repeated respiratory waveform. The output display includes... Agent: Medxcel, LLC

20140298098 - Data-agnostic anomaly detection: This disclosure presents computational systems and methods for detecting anomalies in data output from any type of monitoring tool. The data is aggregated and sent to an alerting system for abnormality detection via comparison with normalcy bounds. The anomaly detection methods are performed by construction of normalcy bounds of the... Agent:

20140298102 - Diagnostic data set component: Various embodiments for retaining diagnostic information for data in a computing storage environment. In one such embodiment, a diagnostic component, apart from a volume table of contents (VTOC), associated with an integrated catalog facility (ICF) catalog and with a base data set from data sets via a catalog association record,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140298101 - Distributed pressure testing system and method: A distributed pressure testing system and method are disclosed, in which a test server transmits different test commands to corresponding test terminals so that the test terminals performing a pressure test on a unit under test according to the test commands, and the unit under test transmits the test result... Agent: Inventec (pudong) Technology Corporation

20140298099 - Intelligent detection system and method for detecting device fault: An intelligent detection system and detection method are presented. The system includes a central processing board (CPB), a data acquisition board (DAB), a synchronous communication board (SCB) and a plurality of connection plugs. For data transformation, the CPB, DAB and SCB are connected via the plurality of connection plugs. A... Agent: Institute Of Automation, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20140298100 - Method for operating a container treatment system with fault diagnosis: Method for operating a container treatment system (1), wherein containers are treated in a first predefined fashion with a first treatment device (2) of this container treatment system (1), are subsequently transported from this first treatment device (2) to a second treatment device (4) of the container treatment system (1)... Agent: Krones Ag

20140298103 - Method of failure detection in an operating system: Method of failure detection in an operating system, the method comprising sending a request from a client to a server through a router, storing a token at the router, carrying out the request at the server, and returning a reply from the server to the client through the router, wherein... Agent: Credit Suisse Ag

20140298097 - System and method for correcting operational data: A method implemented using a processor based device for generating a corrected data for deriving a decision related to a data source includes receiving measurement data representative of an operational parameter from the data source. The operational parameter includes a monotonous time series data. The method also includes identifying an... Agent: General Electric Company

20140298104 - Method for operating an it system, and it system: An IT system includes at least one first processing unit and one second processing unit The first and second processing units jointly execute an application program and are each associated with an installation routine designed to control updating of a first or second program part of the application program. A... Agent:

20140298105 - Identifying and tagging breakpoint instructions for facilitation of software debug: A processor stores an address of a first instruction of a first instruction set into a first register. The processor determines that a first instruction set location of the first instruction address matches a breakpoint instruction set location of a breakpoint instruction address stored in a second register, wherein the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140298106 - Identifying and tagging breakpoint instructions for facilitation of software debug: A processor stores an address of a first instruction of a first instruction set into a first register. The processor determines that a first instruction set location of the first instruction address matches a breakpoint instruction set location of a breakpoint instruction address stored in a second register, wherein the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140298108 - Desktop management method and device: A desktop management method and device is disclosed in the present disclosure and the method comprising: acquiring a desktop icon of an operation object desktop to generate a mirror desktop; adjusting the desktop icon of the mirror desktop according to the desktop icon of the operation object desktop to make... Agent:

20140298107 - Dynamic near real-time diagnostic data capture: To improve identifying and tracking errors on a computer, an operating system for a computer is programmed to have a framework allowing programmable monitors of events to be defined. These programmable monitors are programmed to detect one or more events or patterns of events, and have associated actions. When the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140298109 - Information processing device, computer-readable recording medium, and method: An information processing device includes a plurality of memories, and a processor coupled to the plurality of memories and configured to carry out a first test to determine whether a first error is detected when first and second memories of the plurality of memories are concurrently operated, and when the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298111 - Controller, sata system and method of operation therefor: A controller for operably coupling a drive unit to a host unit in a serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) system is described. The controller comprises a hardware processor arranged to: receive a plurality of SATA data frames; identify a first primitive sequence in at least one of the plurality of... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20140298110 - System and method for bit error rate monitoring: In an embodiment, a method of determining whether to trigger an event based on data blocks having status data includes electronically receiving the data blocks over a channel, performing a data integrity check on the data blocks to determine whether a particular data block has a transmission fault, calculating a... Agent:

20140298112 - Detection method, storage medium, and detection device: A detection method includes: calculating a statistic for each of Q configuration items, where Q is at least one, among a plurality of configuration items, according to a first frequency and a second frequency, when an occurrence of a failure of a certain type is predicted according to a first... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298113 - Storage medium and information processing apparatus and method with failure prediction: A management computer performs a process comprising: a first step and a second step. The first step collects failure-predictive information including information on a plurality of kinds of phenomena related to occurrence of a failure from each of a plurality of computers including an active first computer in a redundant... Agent:

20140298114 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and control method therefor: A first information processing apparatus executes an operation corresponding to a message entered thereto. Upon completion of the operation, the first information processing apparatus sends a notification to a second information processing apparatus. The second information processing apparatus stores such notifications in a memory. The second information processing apparatus also... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298115 - Program and information processing apparatus: A non-transitory computer-readable medium has a program stored thereon and readable by a processor of an information processing apparatus configured to communicate with an image processing apparatus. The program, when executed by the processor, causes the information processing apparatus to perform: receiving a execution request to cause the image processing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140298116 - Method and apparatus for an improved file repository: A method and apparatus for of storing data comprising monitoring a plurality f storage units within a mass storage area and detecting when a storage unit within the mass storage area is overloaded, The method further comprising randomly distributing the data on the overloaded storage unit to the other storage... Agent:

20140298117 - Detection of user behavior using time series modeling: The embodiments provide a way to predict when a storage device will be accessed. In order to enhance performance, the storage device may proactively prepare for the access operation, and thus, minimize the access-time response of the storage device. The user behavior is recorded over time and collected into a... Agent: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

20140298118 - Information processing apparatus and error processing method: An information processing apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a communication control portion, an error code storage portion, an acquiring portion, and a determination portion. Communication control portion communicates with storage device based on interface communication standard, to perform data transfer therewith. Error code storage portion... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20140298119 - Method and apparatus for repairing high capacity/high bandwidth memory devices: Memory systems, systems and methods are disclosed that may include a plurality of stacked memory device dice and a logic die connected to each other by through silicon vias. One such logic die includes an error code generator that generates error checking codes corresponding to write data. The error checking... Agent:

20140298120 - Circuit and method for testing memory devices: The present application provides a circuit and method for testing a memory device. The memory device has multiple blocks addressable via a plurality of address lines and capable of inputting and/or outputting data via a plurality of data lines. The circuit comprises: a test pattern generator coupled to a first... Agent: Integrated Silicon Solution (shanghai), Inc.

20140298121 - Analysis support apparatus, analysis support method, and computer product: An analysis support apparatus includes a processor that is configured to acquire circuit data that indicates plural elements within a circuit and a node to which at least two elements are connected among the elements, and determine, based on the acquired circuit data and by referring to a memory unit... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298122 - Dual master jtag method, circuit, and system: A dual-master controller includes a plurality of JTAG data registers including a controller-mode register that stores information indicating a standard JTAG or a processor-controlled mode of operation. A JTAG TAP controller receives control signals over a standard test access port and a processor controller receives processor control signals over an... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20140298126 - Latch circuit, scan test circuit and latch circuit control method: A latch circuit includes: a data latch that holds data that has been input according to a first control signal or a second control signal; and a latch controller that includes a first input terminal to which a first operation signal is input, the first operation signal operating the data... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140298124 - Scan chain processing in a partially functional chip: A method for scanning a partially functional chip. The method may include applying a failed core map to the partially functional chip, bypassing at least one failed core scan chain, based on contents of the failed core map. The method may also include performing comparisons of scan status information to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140298123 - Scan chain reconfiguration and repair: A system includes an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit includes at least one scan chain group. A particular scan chain group of the at least one scan chain group includes at least one scan chain and at least one spare scan chain. The at least one scan chain of the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140298127 - Semiconductor device, physical quantity sensor, electronic apparatus, and moving object: A semiconductor device includes a digital circuit having a scan test mode. The digital circuit includes a first flip-flop forming a part of a scan chain when in the scan test mode, and a first selector provided on an input side of the first flip-flop. The first selector is capable... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140298125 - System and method for optimized board test and configuration: The present invention, system and method for optimized board test and configuration, comprises a method for splitting test data into dynamic and static parts, a system for optimized test access using variable-length shift register (VLSR) that uses the latter method, a system for optimized test application using VLSR with accumulating... Agent: Gopel Electronic Gmbh

20140298128 - Scan chain latch design that improves testability of integrated circuits: A scan chain latch circuit, a method of operating a latch circuit in a scan chain, and a computer-readable medium having stored thereon a data structure defining a scan chain latch circuit for instantiation on a semiconductor die are disclosed. In an embodiment, the scan chain latch circuit comprises a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140298129 - Generating partially sparse generator matrix for a quasi-cyclic low-density parity-check encoder: A method and system for constructing a generator matrix is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a parity check matrix H, wherein the parity check matrix H includes multiple circulant sub-matrices; rearranging the parity check matrix H by column and row permutations to obtain a rearranged parity check matrix H′; and... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140298130 - Ldpc multi-decoder architectures: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with LDPC decoder architectures are described. According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a super-parity-check matrix corresponding to at least a portion of a low density parity check (LDPC) code matrix. The super-parity-check-matrix is configured to operate with nx check node processing elements (NPEs)... Agent:

20140298132 - Double qc-ldpc code: A double quasi-cyclic low density parity check (DQC-LDPC) code and a corresponding processor are disclosed herein. The parity-check matrix of DQC-LDPC codes has regularity with its corresponding processor including an input end, an output end and a processing module. The parity-check matrix includes a double quasi-cyclic matrix. The double quasi-cyclic... Agent:

20140298133 - Method and device for serially transferring data, having switchable data encoding: A method and an apparatus for data transfer in a network having at least two data processing units that exchange messages via the network are described, the exchanged messages having a logical structure in accordance with the CAN specification ISO 11898-1, coding of the bits for at least one first... Agent:

20140298131 - Priori information based post-processing in low-density parity-check code decoders: A low-density parity-check decoder utilizes information about hard errors in a storage medium to identify bit locations to flip log-likelihood ratios while attempting to decode codewords. The decoder iteratively flips and saturates log-likelihood ratios for bits at hard error locations and re-decodes until a valid codeword is produced. The decoder... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140298134 - Encoding data in a dispersed storage network: A method begins where a processing module segments data into data segments. On a data segment by data segment basis, the method continues with the processing module performing a decode threshold level of dispersed storage error encoding on a data segment to produce a set of decode threshold level encoded... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298139 - Memory device with internal signal processing unit: A method for operating a memory includes storing data in a plurality of analog memory cells that are fabricated on a first semiconductor die by writing input storage values to a group of the analog memory cells. After storing the data, multiple output storage values are read from each of... Agent:

20140298138 - Prioritized deleting of slices stored in a dispersed storage network: A method begins, as data objects are ingested, by determining, for each of some of the data objects, a priority indicator to produce a listing of priority indicators. The method continues for a data object by determining encoding parameters based on a corresponding priority indicator. The method continues by encoding... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298135 - Rebuilding data stored in a dispersed storage network: A method begins where a processing module queues, in a rebuild queue, identifiers of encoded data slices for rebuilding, where an encoded data slice is of a set of encoded data slices. The method continues with the processing module accessing the rebuild queue to retrieve a valid rebuild request and... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298136 - Storing data and directory information in a distributed storage network: A method begins with a processing module issuing a set of write requests regarding storing a set of encoded data slices in dispersed storage network (DSN) memory and confirming that at least a write threshold number of encoded data slices have been temporarily stored in the DSN memory. When confirmed,... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298137 - Virtual memory mapping in a dispersed storage network: A method for evolving dispersed storage network (DSN) memory in a DSN begins by a processing module generating tracking information by tracking evolutionary change of storage units of the DSN memory, performance and reliability requirements of the DSN memory, and memory utilization of the DSN memory. The method continues with... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298140 - Apparatus and method for implement a multi-level memory hierarchy: An apparatus and method are described for detecting and correcting instruction fetch errors within a processor core. For example, in one embodiment, an instruction processing apparatus for detecting and recovering from instruction fetch errors comprises, the instruction processing apparatus performing the operations of: detecting an error associated with an instruction... Agent:

20140298141 - Updating user device content data using a dispersed storage network: A method for updating content data for user devices begins where a processing module encodes updated content to produce sets of encoded updated content data slices. The method continues with the processing module storing the sets of encoded updated content data slices in storage units and updating an entry in... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140298142 - Memory controller, semiconductor memory apparatus and decoding method: A memory controller including a buffer configured to perform decoding frame-unit data decoded by an LDPC decoder through partial parallel processing based on a check matrix made up of a block of a unit matrix and a plurality of blocks in which each row of the unit matrix is sequentially... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140298144 - Apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal and method of transmitting and receiving a signal: The present invention relates to a method of transmitting and a method of receiving signals and corresponding apparatus. One aspect of the present invention relates to an efficient L1 signaling method for an efficient transmitter and an efficient receiver using the efficient L1 signaling method for an efficient cable broadcasting.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140298145 - Method and apparatus for improving transmission of data on a bandwidth mismatched channel: A method and apparatus for providing transmission on a channel in a network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a plurality of source samples, divides the plurality of source samples into a plurality of subbands in accordance with a ratio of the plurality of source samples to a number... Agent:

20140298143 - Self-reparable digital device for multiple faults based on biological attractor concepts: Provided is a fault self-repairing circuit sequentially converting an N-bit output value according to a pre-determined schedule and outputting the converted result. The fault self-repairing circuit includes different N logic modules configured to output each bit of the N bits. Here, each of the logic modules includes an internal logic.... Agent:

20140298146 - 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:

20140298147 - Data transferring systems, data receivers and methods of transferring data using the same: Data transferring systems are provided. The data transferring system includes a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter transmit a reference code signal including a reference value of data, a transmission data signal generated by synthesizing data being transmitted and the reference code signal, and an external data masking signal. The... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20140298148 - Trend-analysis scheme for reliably reading data values from memory: In one embodiment, a scheme for reliably reading data values, such as rapidly-changing counter values, from a memory location. Instead of performing a single read operation, a set of N consecutive read operations is performed to obtain a set of N samples. Since, for counter values and the like, the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

  
09/25/2014 > 42 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.

20140289551 - Fault management in an it infrastructure: Provided is a method of fault management in an IT infrastructure. An IT resource is monitored to identify a likelihood of occurrence of a fault related to the IT resource. Upon said identification, a determination is made whether a solution is available to prevent the occurrence of the fault related... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140289552 - Fault-spot locating method, switching apparatus, fault-spot locating apparatus, and information processing apparatus: A fault-spot locating method, comprising at a switching apparatus that includes an interface for connection to a master, which is a controlling object, and a plurality of ports for connection to a slave, which is a controlled object, providing another interface used to output information indicating an operation of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140289553 - Integrated circuit: Certain embodiments provide an integrated circuit comprising: plural devices; a processor; a DMA controller; a bus; and a failure diagnostic device connected to the DMA controller and diagnoses failure of the DMA controller, the failure diagnostic device including: a timer of which a limit time is set up by the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289555 - Autonomous dispersed storage system retrieval method: A method for execution by a storage unit in a directory-less distributed storage network (DSN) begins by receiving a read request regarding a data segment of data. The method continues by determining, based on the read request, whether an encoded data slice of a set of encoded data slices is... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140289554 - Implementing failover processes between storage stamps: Embodiments of the present invention relate to invoking and managing a failover of a storage account between partitions within a distributed computing environment, where each partition represents a key range of data for the storage account. The partitions affected by the failover include source partitions hosted on a primary storage... Agent:

20140289556 - Processing unit and error processing method: A processing unit of the embodiments includes an instruction memory that holds a plurality of instructions specified by addresses, and that cannot execute read and write operations concurrently, an error correction circuit that detects and corrects an error in the instruction, a program counter, an instruction buffer that holds the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289557 - Method and system for data migration: A method and a system for data migration are described, the method for data migration including: slicing data in an original system to obtain a data slice; importing the data slice into a new system; and redoing, in the new system, respective data corresponding to at least one pre-recorded write... Agent:

20140289558 - Managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to task object state management for workflow management systems and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model. In an embodiment of the invention, a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140289559 - Test method for nonvolatile memory: According to one embodiment, a test method for testing a nonvolatile semiconductor memory including first and second areas includes performing first to sixth processes every block included in the first area. The first process performs block erase. The second process writes data to a first block. The third process reads... Agent:

20140289560 - Apparatus and method for specifying a failure part in a communication network: A monitoring device specifies a failure part in a first device group including a plurality of information processing devices and a relay device relaying access of the plurality of information processing devices. The monitoring device includes a determination unit and a test controller. The determination unit determines whether one or... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140289561 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for adjusting load at a device under test: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for adjusting load at a device under test are disclosed. According to one method, the method occurs at a testing platform. The method includes determining whether a current operations rate associated with a device under test (DUT) is near a target operations rate, wherein... Agent: Ixia

20140289562 - Controlling method, information processing apparatus, storage medium, and method of detecting failure: A controlling method executed by a processor included in an information processing apparatus, the controlling method includes storing identifiers of information processing apparatuses and identifiers of groups, each of the information processing apparatuses belonging to at least one of the groups, a group among the groups storing replications of one... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140289563 - Automatic correction of application based on runtime behavior: A method and associated system for automatically correcting an application based on runtime behavior of the application. An incident indicates a performance of the application in which a problem object produces an outcome that had not been expected by a user or by a ticketing tool. An incident flow for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140289566 - Item-level restoration and verification of image level: Systems and methods for item-level restoration from and verification of an image level backup without fully extracting it. The method receives backup parameters and selection of an image level backup to restore or verify and initializes virtual storage. The method attaches the virtual storage to a hypervisor to launch a... Agent:

20140289565 - Process and system for verifying computer program on a smart card: According to an aspect of the invention, a process for verifying a computer program on a smart card is conceived, the process comprising: identifying, within said computer program, one or more instruction sequences that have a single start point and one or more end points in the program flow; identifying,... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20140289564 - System and method for injecting faults into code for testing thereof: Probes are employed to inject errors into code. In response to a function-entry trigger event, a probe writes a predefined test value to a return value register. The probe then cause function execution to be skipped such that the test value is returned in lieu of the value which would... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20140289567 - System, method, and computer program product for error code injection: In various embodiments, a method, system, and computer program product for injecting error code include logic and/or program instructions configured for determining critical points in executing code of software under test, building a testcase to invoke the software under test, determining an appropriate response action for each critical point based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140289568 - Analysis system: An analysis system includes: analysis engines each executing predetermined analysis; an analysis executing part controlling operation of the analysis engines and causing the analysis engines to execute analysis; and a processing performance control part controlling processing performance of the analysis engines. The processing performance control part is configured by a... Agent:

20140289569 - Semiconductor storage device, controller, and memory system: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a memory cell array, a plurality of first latch circuits, a first register and a comparator. The memory cell array has a plurality of memory cells associated with columns. The first latch circuits are provided corresponding to the respective columns, and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289570 - Virtual baseboard management controller: A system firmware agent providing the capabilities of a Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) from within System Management Mode (SMM) is discussed. A virtual BMC provides dedicated communication channels for system firmware, other BMCs in the platform and remote management agents. The virtual BMC may monitor the status of the system,... Agent: Insyde Software Corp.

20140289571 - Synchronous serial interface circuit and motion control function module: A clock output unit outputs a synchronous clock signal. A serial data receiving unit receives data representing an absolute position and an encoder sends data in synchronization with the synchronous clock signal. A position conversion unit converts the received absolute position into a current position. The position conversion unit calculates... Agent: Omron Corporation

20140289572 - Dynamically altering error logging activities in a computing system: Dynamically altering error logging activities in a computing system, including: receiving, by an error logging manager, historical error resolution data; identifying, by the error logging manager in dependence upon the historical error resolution data, a plurality of computing components associated with each error contained in the historical error resolution data;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140289573 - Dynamically altering error logging activities in a computing system: Dynamically altering error logging activities in a computing system, including: receiving, by an error logging manager, historical error resolution data; identifying, by the error logging manager in dependence upon the historical error resolution data, a plurality of computing components associated with each error contained in the historical error resolution data;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140289574 - Dram retention test method for dynamic error correction: A method of operation in an integrated circuit (IC) memory device is disclosed. The method includes refreshing a first group of storage rows in the IC memory device at a first refresh rate. A retention time for each of the rows is tested. The testing for a given row under... Agent:

20140289575 - Systems and methods for testing pages of data stored in a memory module: A memory module including a first memory, a second memory, a test module, and a control module. The first memory is configured to store pages of data to be tested for errors. The second memory is configured to store addresses for the pages of data and store copies of the... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140289578 - Scan circuit having first scan flip-flops and second scan flip-flops: A scan circuit includes first scan flip-flops each including a first logic circuit to receive a plurality of control signals in addition to a scan input signal and a data input signal, and second scan flip-flops each including a second logic circuit to receive the plurality of control signals in... Agent:

20140289577 - Selectable jtag or trace access with data store and output: An address and command port interface selectively enables JTAG TAP domain operations and Trace domain operations within an IC. The port carries TMS and TDI input and TDO output on a single pin and receives a clock signal on a separate pin. The addressable two pin interface loads and updates... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140289576 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and method for self test of semiconductor integrated circuit: Certain embodiments provide a semiconductor integrated circuit comprising: a logic circuit including combination circuits and first flip-flops; plural selectors for respective first flip-flops configured to switch between first paths from the combination circuits and second paths from previous stage flip-flops of the first flip-flops; plural scan chains in the logic... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289579 - Reordering or removal of test patterns for detecting faults in integrated circuit: A method for reordering a test pattern set for testing an integrated circuit is disclosed. A productivity index is computed for each test pattern in a test pattern set. The productivity index of a first test pattern and the productivity index of a second test pattern are compared. If the... Agent:

20140289580 - Method and system to improve link budget of a wireless system: A method and system to improve the link budget of a wireless system using fast Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) protocol. In one embodiment of the invention, the Medium Access Control (MAC) logic in a base station determines whether the quality of the communication link with a mobile station is... Agent:

20140289581 - Cooperative communication system with adaptive packet retransmission strategy: in the event of failure (N3) of the destination terminal to successfully decode the data in the packet of the second transmission (T2), selection of the source terminal and/or relay terminal to retransmit the data of the packet to the destination terminal in a third transmission (T3), where the selection... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20140289583 - Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and decoding program: According to one embodiment, a decoding apparatus includes first and second acquisition units, a holding unit, a calculation unit, and a decision unit. The first acquisition unit acquires first measurement values of measurements performed to measure an eigenvalue of an encoded Z operator to a first encoded qubit of the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289582 - Systems and methods for reduced constraint code data processing: The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for performing data decoding.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140289585 - Signal generating apparatus and signal generating method: In a multi-antenna communication system using LDPC codes, a simple method is used to effectively improve the received quality by performing a retransmittal of less data without restricting applicable LDPC codes. In a case of a non-retransmittal, a multi-antenna transmitting apparatus transmits, from two antennas, LDPC encoded data formed by... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140289584 - Systems and methods for multi-stage soft input decoding: Systems and methods are provided for decoding data. A first decoder attempts to decode the data based on a hard decision input for a symbol. When the attempt to decode the data based on the hard decision input fails, a request is transmitted reliability information for the symbol. Receiving circuitry... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140289586 - Data storage apparatus and method for storing data: A data storage apparatus includes: a memory configured to store data; an input delay circuit configured to input a set of data of a plurality of bits into the memory at different timings between the plurality of bits by adding different delays to the plurality of bits in the set... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140289587 - Memory with on-chip error correction: A memory device is configured to correct errors in codewords written to a memory array. Errors, if any, in a first codeword are corrected and a codeword corrector output is generated including a corrected first codeword. A data buffer receives the codeword corrector output and a first user data associated... Agent: Avalanche Technology, Inc.

20140289588 - Memory system: A memory system (10) is disclosed, which comprises a flash-EEPROM nonvolatile memory (11) having a plurality of memory cells that have floating gates and in which data items are electrically erasable and writable, a cache memory (13) that temporarily stores data of the flash-EEPROM nonvolatile memory (11), a control circuit... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140289592 - 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

20140289591 - Memory efficient implementation of ldpc decoder: A computer processor implementable method of decoding low-density parity-check (LDPC) code, comprising: receiving a log-likelihood-ratio (LLR) input bitstream; performing a combined bit-deinterleaving and reordering process on the LLR input bitstream and storing in a physical memory space, comprising: determining a logical memory address for each LLR bit in the LLR... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

20140289589 - Soft maximum likelihood sequence estimation in digital communication: A digital communication receiver generates soft decision values at the output of a maximum likelihood sequence estimator module. The values are fed into a following forward error correction module that uses the soft-decision input signal to improve error correction performance. The disclosed techniques can be used for receiving optical signals... Agent: Zte (usa) Inc.

20140289590 - Systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products for highly reliable file delivery using compound and braided fec encoding and decoding: Systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products provide highly reliable file delivery using a combination of packet-level FEC on source data packets which are arranged in matrices, where encoding is performed on both rows and columns or on rows, columns and diagonals.... Agent: Kencast, Inc.

  
09/18/2014 > 185 patent applications in 75 patent subcategories.

20140281661 - Hybrid memory system with configurable error thresholds and failure analysis capability: A system and method for configuring fault tolerance in nonvolatile memory (NVM) are operative to set a first threshold value, declare one or more portions of NVM invalid based on an error criterion, track the number of declared invalid NVM portions, determine if the tracked number exceeds the first threshold... Agent: Netlist, Inc.

20140281665 - Automated patch generation: A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for generating software patches. In an implementation, a method may include receiving an indication of a software product and a product level of the software product. An indication of a specific defect associated with the software product and the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281662 - Dynamically adaptive bit-leveling for data interfaces: A circuit and method for implementing a adaptive bit-leveling function in an integrated circuit interface is disclosed. During a calibration operation, a pre-loaded data bit pattern is continuously sent from a sending device and is continuously read from an external bus by a receiving device. A programmable delay line both... Agent:

20140281664 - Method and system for determining device configuration settings: A method and system for determining and updating configuration settings on a device are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for updating configuration settings on a device may include detecting an error condition produced by executing an app on the device, collecting information associated with the error condition, the... Agent: Vonage Network LLC

20140281666 - Methods for dynamically adaptive bit-leveling by incremental sampling, jitter detection, and exception handling: A circuit and method for implementing a adaptive bit-leveling function in an integrated circuit interface is disclosed. During a calibration operation, a pre-loaded data bit pattern is continuously sent from a sending device and is continuously read from an external bus by a receiving device. A programmable delay line both... Agent: Uniquify, Inc.

20140281663 - Re-forming an application control tree without terminating the application: A reconnection system re-forms a control tree for an application that is executed in parallel without terminating execution of the application. The reconnection system detects when a node of a control tree has failed and directs the nodes that have not failed to reconnect to effect the re-forming of the... Agent: Cray Inc.

20140281667 - Fault detection method, gateway, user equipment, and communications system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a fault detection method, including discovering that a fault occurs in a DNS server or a service server related to a UE; performing, by a gateway, fault detection on the DNS server or the service server; and, after the fault is rectified, instructing the... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140281671 - Enhanced failover mechanism in a network virtualized environment: An embodiment of the invention is associated with a virtualized environment that includes a hypervisor, client LPARs, and virtual servers that each has a SEA, wherein one SEA is selected to be primary SEA for connecting an LPAR and specified physical resources. A first SEA of a virtual server sends... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281674 - Fault tolerant server: The virtual computer of the active system includes a memory configured of small regions grouped in a first group and small regions grouped in a second group. When a checkpoint is detected by the checkpoint detection unit, the transfer control unit suspends the virtual computer, copies, to a transfer buffer... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140281675 - Flexible failover policies in high availability computing systems: A system for implementing a failover policy includes a cluster infrastructure for managing a plurality of nodes, a high availability infrastructure for providing group and cluster membership services, and a high availability script execution component operative to receive a failover script and at least one failover attribute and operative to... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

20140281673 - High availability server configuration: A switch may be configured with multiple zones to provide access to an external storage to certain processing systems. For example, the switch may be configured with two zones, in which a first zone configuration provides access to the external storage for a first processing system and a second zone... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20140281669 - Openflow controller master-slave initialization protocol: A method for network controller initialization that includes identifying a controller connected to a network as a primary controller that manages switches in the network. One or more other controllers connected to the network are identified as secondary controllers. A failover priority table is created. The failover table indicates an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281672 - Performing network activities in a network: Techniques and systems for performing a network activity within a network. The technique includes assigning one or a plurality of network devices subnets with network devices for performing network activities. Network devices within the assigned network device subnets can be assigned to act as a primary network device and a... Agent: Aerohive Networks, Inc.

20140281670 - Providing a backup network topology without service disruption: In one embodiment, a primary root node may detect one or more neighboring root nodes based on information received from a first-hop node and may select a backup root node among the neighboring root nodes. Once selected, the backup root node may send the primary root node a networking identification... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20140281668 - Adaptive control loop protection for fast and robust recovery from low-power states in high speed serial i/o applications: Methods and apparatus related to adaptive control loop protection for fast and robust recovery from low-power states in high speed serial I/O applications are described. In some embodiments, a first bit pattern is detected, at a first agent, that indicates a speculative entry by a second agent into a low... Agent:

20140281676 - System-level issue detection and handling: Issue detection and handling technology in which issue definitions that enable detection of issues at different devices of an enterprise level system that operate different applications are maintained. Solution definitions that relate to resolving issues detected based on the issue definitions are also maintained. Issue detection logic based on the... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited

20140281680 - Dual data rate bridge controller with one-step majority logic decodable codes for multiple bit error corrections with low latency: A memory module includes a bridge controller having a first interface and a second interface. The first interface receives commands and data from a host and the second interface is coupled to one or more memory components. The bridge controller performs multiple-bit error detection and correction on data stored in... Agent: Avalanche Technology, Inc.

20140281677 - Error correction method and device and information storing device: Error correction is carried out on first data stored in an external memory after determining that the first data contains a correctable error. Prior to starting the error correction of the first data, other accesses to the first data are blocked. Thereafter, the first data is corrected and overwritten by... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140281678 - Memory controller and memory system: According to one embodiment, a memory controller includes a plurality of operation units respectively provided for a plurality of stages and each performing an error correcting operation for data supplied from an external device or data read from a nonvolatile semiconductor memory.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140281679 - Selective fault stalling for a gpu memory pipeline in a unified virtual memory system: One embodiment of the present invention is a parallel processing unit (PPU) that includes one or more streaming multiprocessors (SMs) and implements a selective fault-stalling pipeline. Upon detecting a memory access fault associated with an operation executing on a particular SM, a replay unit in the selective fault-stalling pipeline considers... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140281684 - Data storage devices based on supplementation: New data storage devices and techniques are provided. In some aspects of the invention, a new remote supplementation based media and system are provided. A local file and control system comprises a data density distribution that varies depending on Media Depth. A remote supplementation source and control system are also... Agent:

20140281683 - Flash memory techniques for recovering from write interrupt resulting from voltage fault: Techniques, related to a flash memory device having a non-volatile memory array (NVM), for recovering from a write interrupt resulting from host-supplied memory voltage fault are disclosed. A memory controller is configured to control a response to an occurrence of the write-interrupt, the response including writing to the NVM, after... Agent:

20140281685 - Probability-based remedial action for read disturb effects: A method may be performed in a data storage device that includes a memory including a three-dimensional (3D) memory and a controller, in response to a request to read data from the memory. The data is located within a first word line of the memory. The method includes accessing the... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140281682 - Systems and methods for performing defect detection and data recovery in a memory system: Systems and methods for performing defect detection and data recovery within a memory system are disclosed. A controller of a memory system may receive a command to write data in a memory of the memory system; determine a physical location of the memory that is associated with the data write;... Agent:

20140281686 - Cooperative memory error detection and repair: Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods having a memory structure included in a memory device and a control unit included in the memory device. The control unit can provide information obtained from the memory structure during a memory operation to a host device (e.g., a processor) in response to a... Agent:

20140281687 - Performance of a system having non-volatile memory: Systems and methods are disclosed for improving performance of a system having non-volatile memory (“NVM”). The system can vertically re-vector defective blocks of a user region of the NVM to other blocks having the same plane or die's plane (“DIP”) but corresponding to a dead region of the NVM. Then,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140281689 - Method and system for rebuilding data following a disk failure within a raid storage system: A method and system for rebuilding data following a disk failure within a RAID storage system. The rebuild process keeps track of the relative number of READ operations across a RAID group so that following a RAID disk failure, the most frequently read areas of the RAID group can be... Agent: Teradata Corporation

20140281688 - Method and system of data recovery in a raid controller: Disclosed is a system and method for providing data integrity for pinned cache even if a RAID controller card fails while it has pinned cache or a memory module goes bad. A controller is enabled to use complete cache lines even if pinned cache is present, thereby enabling other virtual... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281690 - Automatic failure recovery using snapshots and replicas: In one embodiment, a method of coordinating data recovery in a storage stack with a hierarchy of layers includes, upon an input/output (I/O) request from a layer of the stack, issuing a help response to recover the data from a higher layer in hierarchy order. The method further includes processing... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20140281691 - Mass storage device and method of operating the same to store parity data: A mass storage memory device is disclosed. The device includes a plurality of blades where two blades are used to store parity data corresponding to data stored in the other blades. The device also includes a controller configured to write data to the blades along stripes extending from the other... Agent: Skyera, Inc.

20140281681 - Error correction for memory systems: According to one embodiment, a method for error correction in a memory module having ranks is provided where each rank has memory devices. The method includes determining a first mark condition for a first rank of the memory module, the first mark condition based on one or more uncorrectable error... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281693 - Apparatuses and methods for memory testing and repair: Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods having a first interface to communicate with a processing unit, a second interface to communicate with a memory device, and a module coupled to the first and second interfaces. In at least one of the embodiments, the module can be configured to obtain information... Agent:

20140281694 - Memory degeneracy method and information processing device: A memory degeneracy method is executed by an information processing device in which a plurality of virtual machines operate. The memory degeneracy method includes storing, in a storage unit, a physical address or address information of a memory module, which corresponds to a virtual physical address relevant to a fault,... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140281692 - Virtual disk recovery and redistribution: Techniques for recovery and redistribution of data from a virtual disk storage system are described herein. In one or more implementations, a storage scheme derived for a virtual disk configuration is configured to implement various recovery and redistribution designed to improve recovery performance. The storage scheme implements one or more... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140281696 - Determine voltage supplied to a core: Techniques for determining the voltage to be supplied to a core of a central processing unit are provided. A core of a central processing unit is monitored for errors. The voltage to be supplied to the core is determined based on the monitored errors. The voltage supplied to the core... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140281695 - Processor hang detection and recovery: Various aspects provide forced halt functionality for a processor to facilitate troubleshooting of processor hang situations. In the event that the processor initiates a transaction that does not receive a completion acknowledgement, halt detection logic can initiate a forced halt sequence that causes the processor to abort all pending transactions... Agent: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation

20140281699 - Avoiding restart on error in data integration: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system avoids restart on an error in a data integration process. The system processes data received from a data source in accordance with a parallel processing pipeline and partitioning scheme and submits said processed data to a destination. In response to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281697 - Cooperative data recovery in a storage stack: In one embodiment, a method of coordinating data recovery in a storage stack with a hierarchy of layers includes, upon an input/output (I/O) request from a layer of the stack, issuing a help response to recover the data from a higher layer in hierarchy order. The method further includes processing... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20140281700 - Coordinating fault recovery in a distributed system: In various embodiments, methods and systems for coordinating, between a host and a tenant, fault recovery of tenant infrastructure in a distributed system is provided. A fault occurrence is determined for a tenant infrastructure in the distributed system. The fault occurrence may be a software failure or hardware failure of... Agent:

20140281702 - Data error recovery for a storage device: A storage device is described that detects a data error and then notifies a distributed file system, for example, of such error. A data recovery can then be initiated in many ways, one way by the storage device.... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140281704 - Deploying parallel data integration applications to distributed computing environments: System, method, and computer program product to process parallel computing tasks on a distributed computing system, by computing an execution plan for a parallel computing job to be executed on the distributed computing system, the distributed computing system comprising a plurality of compute nodes, generating, based on the execution plan,... Agent: International Business Machines Coporation

20140281701 - Enhanced failover mechanism in a network virtualized environment: An embodiment of the invention is associated with a virtualized environment that includes a hypervisor, client LPARs, and virtual servers that each has a SEA, wherein one SEA is selected to be primary SEA for connecting an LPAR and specified physical resources. A first SEA of a virtual server sends... Agent:

20140281703 - Local repair signature handling for repairable memories: A method is disclosed for independent repair signature load into a repairable memory within a chip set of a design without halting operation of other repairable memories within the design. At initial power up, the repair signature is received from nonvolatile memory and parallelly stored within a memory repair register... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281698 - Method and appartus for detecting anomalies within indoor information: Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for detection of anomalies within indoor map information are presented. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving a digital map. The method may further include identifying one or more anomalies within the digital map using a software-based anomaly detection tool. The method may also... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140281705 - Mechanism for facilitating dynamic and efficient management of instruction atomicity volations in software programs at computing systems: A mechanism is described for facilitating dynamic and efficient management of instruction atomicity violations in software programs according to one embodiment. A method of embodiments, as described herein, includes receiving, at a replay logic from a recording system, a recording of a first software thread running a first macro instruction,... Agent:

20140281706 - Generating fault tolerant connectivity api: To make a connection between a user application and a data source fault tolerant, a user may use a wrapper generator to create an API wrapper that retries request that may have failed due to a service disruption. Generally, the wrapper manages a cache and contains the necessary information for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281708 - Generating fault tolerant connectivity api: To make a connection between a user application and a data source fault tolerant, a user may use a wrapper generator to create an API wrapper that retries request that may have failed due to a service disruption. Generally, the wrapper manages a cache and contains the necessary information for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281707 - Media delivery service protocol to support large numbers of client with error failover processes: A media delivery service may include a media source, a proxy cache and one or more client devices. The media source may generate coded segments from an input media stream and develop a playlist identifying network locations of the segments. The media source may broadcast the coded segments and their... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140281709 - Recovery of application from snapshot: The targeted recovery of application-specific data corresponding to an application without performing recovery of the entire volume. The recovery is initiated by beginning to copy the prior state of the content of an application-specific data container from a prior snapshot to the application-specific data container in an operation volume accessible... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140281710 - Transactions for checkpointing and reverse execution: A method of backstepping through a program execution includes dividing the program execution into a plurality of epochs, wherein the program execution is performed by an active core, determining, during a subsequent epoch of the plurality of epochs, that a rollback is to be performed, performing the rollback including re-executing... Agent:

20140281711 - Managed runtime enabling condition percolation: A method, apparatus, and/or computer program product protects a managed runtime from stack corruption due to native code condition handling. A native condition handler, which is associated with a managed runtime, percolates a condition. A condition handler of the managed runtime receives notification of the condition in a native code... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281712 - System and method for estimating maintenance task durations: A computer-implemented method for estimating maintenance task durations is provided. The method is implemented by at least one computing system including at least one processor and at least one memory device coupled to the processor. The method includes receiving a query including a first query maintenance task and a plurality... Agent: Ge Aviation Systems LLC

20140281713 - Multi-stage failure analysis and prediction: A hierarchical multi-stage model of asset failure risk for complex heterogeneously distributed physical assets is built. The hierarchical multi-stage model considers heterogeneity of failure patterns for the assets. At least one data stream is analyzed to determine whether the hierarchical multi-stage model needs to be updated due to a change... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281714 - System and method for coordinating field user testing results for a mobile application across various mobile devices: A system and method for coordinating field user testing results for a mobile application across various mobile devices is provided. The system may comprise a plurality of mobile devices configured to facilitate field user testing of a test application, and a computing device configured to provide analysis related to field... Agent: Apkudo, LLC

20140281715 - Method and apparatus for scaling network simulation: Embodiments disclosed herein enable network simulation including a range of networking technologies to be scaled to include large numbers of devices under test (DUTs) even though computing resources, such as a total number of simulation hosts or IP addresses, may be limited. By enabling a network simulator to scale with... Agent: Tellabs Operations, Inc.

20140281716 - Analog block and test blocks for testing thereof: An apparatus relating generally to a system-on-chip is disclosed. In this apparatus, the system-on-chip has at least one analog block, an input/output interface, a data test block, and a processing unit. The processing unit is coupled to the input/output interface to control access to the at least one analog block.... Agent: Xilinx, Inc.

20140281717 - Built-in self test (bist) with clock control: A processing system includes a clock generator circuit configured to receive a master clock signal and to output a plurality of clock signals, wherein the plurality of clock signals have a first frequency during a built-in self-test (BIST) mode and a plurality of shift-capture clock generator circuits. Each shift-capture clock... Agent:

20140281718 - Computer-on-module debug card assembly and a control system thereof: A computer-on-Module debug card assembly and a control system thereof comprising: a carrier module with a carrier board and electronic components thereon wherein the carrier board is provided with a plurality of I/O connectors and at least a bus; a debug module electrically connected to the carrier board and comprising... Agent: Portwell Inc.

20140281719 - Explaining excluding a test from a test suite: A method, apparatus and product for explaining excluding a test from a test suite. In one embodiment, the method comprising: obtaining a reduced test suite covering test requirements, the reduced test suite excluding a test covering a subset of the test requirements; determining, by a processor, a subset of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281721 - Automatic generation of test scripts: Systems and methods for automatically generating test scripts are described. The systems and methods may access information from a template that includes at least one entry associated with a test case to be applied to a system under testing, apply a translation scheme to the accessed information, and generate a... Agent: Sap Ag

20140281720 - System and method of performing a health check on a process integration component: In an example embodiment, a method of performing a health check on a process integration (PI) component is provided. A PI health check scenario is loaded into the PI component, the PI health check scenario including a reference to a list of checks. The PI health check scenario is then... Agent: Sap Ag

20140281722 - Debugging processor hang situations using an external pin: Various aspects provide forced halt functionality for a processor to facilitate troubleshooting of processor hang situations. In the event that the processor initiates a transaction that does not receive a completion acknowledgement, a forced halt sequence can be initiated, which causes the processor to abort all pending transactions and transition... Agent: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation

20140281723 - Algorithm selection for collective operations in a parallel computer: Algorithm selection for collective operations in a parallel computer that includes a plurality of compute nodes may include: profiling a plurality of algorithms for each of a set of collective operations, including for each collective operation: executing the operation a plurality times with each execution varying one or more of:... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281729 - Analysis of a system for matching data records: Embodiments disclosed herein provide a system and method for analyzing an identity hub. Particularly, a user can connect to the identity hub, load an initial set of data records, create and/or edit an identity hub configuration locally, analyze and/or validate the configuration via a set of analysis tools, including an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281726 - Bottleneck detector application programming interface: An application programming interface may receive workload identifiers and checkpoint identifiers from which bottleneck detection may be performed. Workloads may be tracked through various checkpoints in an application and timestamps collected at each checkpoint. From these data, bottlenecks may be identified in real time or by analyzing the data in... Agent: Concurix Corporation

20140281728 - Communication system, communication terminal, and computer program product: A plurality of communication terminals communicate via a communication line in a communication system. The communication system includes: a diagnosis unit configured to diagnose a state of a device built in the communication terminal or a device connected to the communication terminal; a management unit configured to manage diagnosis result... Agent:

20140281725 - Detection of memory cells that are stuck in a physical state: A method for detecting memory cells that are stuck in a physical state. The method includes performing a diagnostic read of a memory cell in a memory system. The memory system is configured to utilize at least one read threshold value to determine a read data value stored in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281727 - Grouping and analysis of data access hazard reports: A method for analyzing race conditions between multiple threads of an application is disclosed. The method comprises accessing hazard records for an application under test. It further comprises creating a graph comprising a plurality of vertices and a plurality of edges using the hazard records, wherein each vertex of the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140281724 - Method and apparatus to trigger and trace on-chip system fabric transactions within the primary scalable fabric: A fabric trace hook is disclosed to enable debugging operations of agents operating in a peer-to-peer integrated on-chip system fabric. The fabric trace hook, embedded within the IOSF, includes programmable triggering and capturing logic, timestamp capability, and a security feature to disallow tracing of proprietary transactions. The fabric trace hook... Agent:

20140281732 - Automated update testing and deployment: Systems and methods for testing and deploying an update are provided. A first server can execute a current version of an application in a production environment. A client communication from a client to the first server can be identified. The client communication can be transmitted to a second server in... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.

20140281730 - Debugging session handover: A method includes, during operation of a software debugging tool on a software program, and upon indication by a first user of the software debugging tool of a step of the operation as a event of interest, collecting data related to that event of interest. A unique identifier is assigned... Agent: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

20140281731 - Managed runtime enabling condition percolation: A method, apparatus, and/or computer program product protects a managed runtime from stack corruption due to native code condition handling. A native condition handler, which is associated with a managed runtime, percolates a condition. A condition handler of the managed runtime receives notification of the condition in a native code... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281733 - Parallel software testing: A system of testing software is provided. The system comprises a first hardware system having hardware components to execute a first version of the software, and additionally comprises a second hardware system having hardware components to execute a second version of the software. Here, the first version of the software... Agent: Ebay Inc.

20140281734 - Determining flase alarms in an it application: An example of the present invention provides a method and system for automatically suppressing false alarms in an IT system, such as an IT application. The method includes consolidating abnormal metrics into a single anomaly. A size of the anomaly relative to the IT application is determined, as well as... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140281735 - System and method for multicore processing: A method and apparatus for an asynchronous multicore common debugging system is described. Debug signals from a plurality of processor cores are synchronized to a common timing domain. Processing completed within the plurality of processor cores during a common timing interval is tracked. A single debugging tool chain is utilized... Agent:

20140281736 - Self-diagnosing method of a volatile memory device and an electronic device performing the same: In a self-diagnosing method of a volatile memory device, a processor outputs a self-refresh entrance command and enters a power save mode, and a volatile memory device performs a self-diagnosing operation for a plurality of memory cells in response to the self-refresh entrance command while the processor is in the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140281737 - Broadband diagnostics system: A broadband diagnostics system provides the capability to collect, store and recall historical data for the purpose of comparing to current and existing network elements and conditions. The system allows testing, troubleshooting, tracking, identifying and logging information pertaining to both cable networks and xDSL networks, and their associated elements. The... Agent:

20140281738 - Method and system for key performance indicators elicitation with incremental data decycling for database management system: A method for processing signals from a data server system including generating, by a monitoring module on a monitoring facility, a plurality of frequency data items, where the monitoring facility comprises a central processing unit, obtaining, by the monitoring module, a first signal value from the data server system, where... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140281739 - Critical systems inspector: Techniques are described for identifying a root cause of a pattern of performance data in a system including a plurality of services. Embodiments provide dependency information for each of the plurality of services, where at least one of the plurality of services is dependent upon a first one of the... Agent: Netflix, Inc.

20140281740 - Vulnerability estimation for cache memory: A method of determining vulnerability of a cache memory includes associating a first counter with a cache element and periodically incrementing the first counter. When a read or other access that consumes the data in the cache element occurs, a current value of the first counter is accumulated. When a... Agent: Intel Corporation

20140281741 - Method, user interface and apparatus for cloud service confidence level generation and display: A method, user interface and system are provided that enable a user to monitor an information technology (“IT”) service that is provided via an electronics communications network. A user is visually presented with values that indicate a probability of IT service degradation or failure. A unified monitor automatically employs a... Agent:

20140281743 - Automatic recovery of reservoir simulation runs from processing system failures: Reservoir simulation is performed for giant reservoir models in a parallel computing platform composed of a number of processor nodes. Automatic precautionary checkpoints are made at regular time intervals when computational time exceeds a preset value. The simulator receives and reacts to signals from a real time monitoring interface tool... Agent: Saudi Arabian Oil Company

20140281746 - Query rewrites for data-intensive applications in presence of run-time errors: Embodiments relate to a method and computer program product for error handling. The method includes performing at least one query operation. The processing of query operation also includes generating error information data based at least an error encountered during performance of the query operation and generating a data result relating... Agent:

20140281742 - Systems and methods for increasing robustness of a system with a remote server: Systems and methods for increasing robustness of a system with a remote server are provided. Some methods can include a first system remotely controlling a second system, detecting a failure in the first system or in a communication link between the first system and the second system, and temporarily removing... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140281744 - Systems and methods for managing failure of applications in a distributed environment: A mechanism for managing failure of applications in a distributed environment is disclosed. A method includes detecting failure in an application node among a plurality of application nodes when the application node does not respond to a status message. The method further includes routing, by enterprise application nexus application processing... Agent:

20140281745 - Tracking errors in a computing system: Tracking errors in a computing system that includes a plurality of current error buckets and a plurality of historical error buckets, including: inserting, by an error repository manager into a current error bucket, error information describing a first error identified by a timestamp; moving, by the error repository manager, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281747 - Fault handling at a transaction level by employing a token and a source-to-destination paradigm in a processor-based system: A method for detecting errors in a processing device is disclosed. A data source unit of a processing device transmits data and a qualifier synchronously with the data, the qualifier to indicate the data is uncorrectable. At least one intermediate functional unit in the processing device receives the data and... Agent:

20140281748 - Query rewrites for data-intensive applications in presence of run-time errors: An aspect of error handling includes a parsing block for pre-processing a document indexing application, a filtering block for discarding irrelevant documents, a transformation block to clean up and annotate input data by identifying a document language, and a processor configured for grouping inputs to collect documents for a same... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281749 - Linear feedback shift register with single bit error detection: A linear feedback shift register machine capable of generating periodic sequences and having means for detecting single point errors in the generated sequences.... Agent:

20140281750 - Detecting effect of corrupting event on preloaded data in non-volatile memory: A method includes determining a read threshold voltage corresponding to a group of storage elements in a non-volatile memory of a data storage device. The method also includes determining an error metric corresponding to data read from the group of storage elements using the read threshold voltage. The method includes... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140281751 - Early data delivery prior to error detection completion: Embodiments relate to early data delivery prior to error detection completion in a memory system. One aspect is a system that includes a cache subsystem interface with a correction pipeline in a system domain. The system includes a memory control unit interface in a memory controller nest domain and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281752 - Redundant bus fault detection: A system and method for an approach of detecting faults in a redundant bus system based upon four timers.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140281753 - Systems, apparatuses, and methods for handling timeouts: Systems, apparatuses, and method for handling timeouts in a link state training sequence are described. All modules of a port undergoing link state training placed into an intermediate state prior to entry into the lowest power state.... Agent:

20140281759 - Bus protocol checker, system on chip including the same, bus protocol checking method: A system on chip (SoC) includes a system bus; a plurality of intellectual properties (IPs) outputting bus signals via the system bus; and one or more checkers disposed to correspond to at least some of the plurality of IPs, wherein the checker includes: a first environment setting register for setting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140281755 - Identify failed components during data collection: A mechanism is provided for identifying failed components during data collection. For each data source combination in a plurality of data sources, a determination is made as to whether a standard deviation (σ) for an estimated collection interval of the data source is above a predetermined standard deviation threshold (σth).... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281760 - Management server, management system, and management method: It is provided a management server is configured to store an access log including a monitoring subject ID, or a monitoring item ID when a request for outputting a historical data is inputted, an incident data including a time, a monitoring subject ID, or a monitoring item ID when an... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140281756 - Method and apparatus for tracking device interaction information: A system includes a processor configured to attempt to establish communication with a wireless device. The processor is also configured to store instances of connection failure and related error data. Further, the processor is configured to perform interaction with a connected device. The processor is additionally configured to store interaction... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140281754 - On-site visualization of component status: Apparatus and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that enable a portable computing device such as a smartphone or a tablet computer, to capture one or more codes for one or more corresponding components positioned in proximity to the portable computing device, and to convey the one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281758 - On-site visualization of component status: Methods, apparatus and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that enable a portable computing device such as a smartphone or a tablet computer, to capture one or more codes for one or more corresponding components positioned in proximity to the portable computing device, and to convey the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281757 - Tracking errors in a computing system: Tracking errors in a computing system that includes a plurality of current error buckets and a plurality of historical error buckets, including: inserting, by an error repository manager into a current error bucket, error information describing a first error identified by a timestamp; moving, by the error repository manager, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281761 - Reversible corruption of a digital medium stream by multi-valued modification in accordance with an automatically generated mask: Methods and apparatus create a corruption mask from a sequence that is generated by an n-state sequence generator with n>2. A digital media stream containing n-state symbols is corrupted in accordance with the corruption mask. The corruption takes place by applying a one argument or a two argument n-state logic... Agent:

20140281762 - System and method for random noise generation: A random noise generation module for generating noisy LLRs for testing an error correction circuit of a nonvolatile memory storage module. The random noise generation module includes a coefficient generator for generating one or a plurality of coefficients, each of the plurality of coefficients associated with one region of a... Agent: Pmc-sierra Us, Inc.

20140281763 - Method, apparatus, and system for measurement of noise statistics and bit error ratio estimation: A sample voltage is received from a device at a first slicer element and a second slicer element. A decision by the first slicer element based on the sample voltage is identified and compared with a decision of the second slicer element based on the sample voltage. The decision of... Agent:

20140281764 - Data path memory test: A system comprises pipeline registers and an integrated circuit comprising a memory array. The integrated circuit is coupled to the pipeline registers, and a data path incorporating the memory array is used to test the integrated circuit.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140281765 - Memory card: A memory card includes a memory cell, a connector, a controller, and firmware. The memory cell can switch between a plurality of states. The connector can be connected to an external device and exchange signals including commands and data with the external device. The controller exchanges signals with the connector,... Agent:

20140281772 - Detecting effect of corrupting event on preloaded data in non-volatile memory: A method includes determining a read threshold voltage corresponding to a group of storage elements in a non-volatile memory that includes a three-dimensional (3D) memory of a data storage device. The method also includes determining an error metric corresponding to data read from the group of storage elements using the... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140281769 - Memory system and memory controller: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a non-volatile memory and a memory controller that controls the non-volatile memory. The non-volatile memory includes a memory cell array and an access control unit. The access control unit performs a program operation for changing threshold voltages of memory cells and a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140281771 - Method and device for optimizing log likelihood ratio (llr) used for nonvolatile memory device and for correcting errors in nonvolatile memory device: In a method of optimizing a log likelihood ratio (LLR) used to correct errors related to data stored in a nonvolatile memory device, variation of threshold voltage distribution for a plurality of memory cells included in the nonvolatile memory device is monitored, and the LLR for the memory cells is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140281770 - Method of reading data from a nonvolatile memory device, nonvolatile memory device, and method of operating a memory system: In a method of reading data from a nonvolatile memory device, a first read operation for memory cells coupled to a first word line is performed by applying a first read voltage to the first word line, a first read retry is performed to obtain an optimal read level regardless... Agent:

20140281766 - Probability-based remedial action for read disturb effects: A method may be performed in a data storage device that includes a memory and a controller, in response to a request to read data from the memory. The data is located within a first word line of the memory. The method includes accessing the data from the first word... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140281767 - Recovery strategy that reduces errors misidentified as reliable: A method for applying a sequence of sensing/read reference voltages in a read channel includes (A) setting a read window based on an estimate of a read channel, (B) setting first, second, and third values of a sequence of sensing voltages to values corresponding to different ones of (i) a... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281768 - Retention logic for non-volatile memory: An integrated circuit memory device includes an array of non-volatile, charge trapping memory cells, configured to store data values in memory cells in the array using threshold states, including a higher threshold state characterized by a minimum threshold exceeding a selected read bias. A controller includes a stand-by mode, a... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.

20140281773 - Method and apparatus for interconnect test: A method of testing interconnected dies can include forming a cell for the interconnected dies, applying at least a first input to the cell to perform an open or short defects test, and applying at least a second input to the cell to perform one or more of a resistive... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140281775 - System on a chip fpga spatial debugging using single snapshot: A method for performing on-chip spatial debugging of a user circuit programmed into a user-programmable integrated circuit includes halting an internal clock driving synchronous logic elements in the integrated circuit and reading the states of all synchronous logic elements programmed into the integrated circuit while the internal clock is halted.... Agent: Microsemi Soc Corporation

20140281774 - Two-level compression through selective reseeding: A scan test system and technique compresses CARE bits and X-control input data into PRPG seeds, thereby providing a first compression. The scan test system includes a plurality of compressor and decompressor structures (CODECs). Each block of the design includes at least one CODEC. An instruction decode unit (IDU) receives... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.

20140281777 - Localizing fault flop in circuit by using modified test pattern: A method for localizing at least one scan flop associated with a fault in an integrated circuit. A first test pattern, including a first scan-in data and first control data, is generated. Based on the first control data of the first test pattern, a first fault data is generated by... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.

20140281776 - Method and apparatus for device testing using multiple processing paths: According to some aspects, a method of operating an automatic test system comprising a plurality of paths and programmed with a test pattern is provided. One such method comprises executing vectors in the test pattern with circuitry comprising a plurality of paths, the executing comprising upon processing, in a first... Agent: Teradyne, Inc.

20140281778 - Built-in self test (bist) with clock control: A processing system includes a clock generator circuit configured to receive a master clock signal and to output a plurality of clock signals, wherein the plurality of clock signals have a first frequency during a built-in self-test (BIST) mode and a plurality of shift-capture clock generator circuits. Each shift-capture clock... Agent:

20140281779 - Iterative kalman filtering: Several types of noise limit the performance of remote sensing systems, e.g., systems that determine the location, color, or shape of remote objects. When noise detected by sensors of the remote sensing systems is known and well estimated, a Kalman filter can converge on an accurate value without noise. However,... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140281782 - Dynamic harq-id reservation: The method is used for detection and/or removal of errors in transmission systems which comprise a transmitter unit and at least one receiver unit. The transmitter unit transmits to the receiver unit on a semi-persistent transmission resource which provides an adjustable frequency range and an adjustable time period. Furthermore, the... Agent:

20140281780 - Error detection and recovery of transmission data in computing systems and environments: Errors that can be detected as a result of the mapping of transmission data from its physical form back to its logical form can be considered in addition to the errors detected by using an error detection technique (e.g., a conventional CRC technique), thereby allowing fewer error detection/recovery bits (error... Agent: Teradata Corporation

20140281781 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting data transmission parameters and controlling h-arq processes: A method and wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for uplink data transmission is disclosed. Information indicating an allowed limit for uplink data transmission over an enhanced uplink channel is received. A hybrid automatic repeat request (H-ARQ) process to use for transmission of data over the enhanced uplink channel is identified. Data... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20140281783 - Replay suspension in a memory system: Embodiments relate to replay suspension in a memory system. One aspect is a system that includes a replay buffer coupled to a memory controller interface, and a replay control coupled to the replay buffer and a memory controller. The replay control is configured to receive an error indication associated with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281785 - Error-correction decoding with conditional limiting of check-node messages: An example method is provided that includes receiving a representation of a codeword that includes a plurality of bits, and associating the bits with a respective plurality of one-bit hard-bit values representing the bits and multiple-bit soft-bit values representing measures of reliability of respective hard-bit values. The method may include... Agent:

20140281786 - Layered decoding architecture with reduced number of hardware buffers for ldpc codes: A layered decoding architecture with a reduced number of hardware buffers for low-density parity-check (LDPC) decoding by storing a variable-to-check message. When a check node begins a new operation, a variable-to-check message (Q) is added to a check-to-variable message (R) obtained in previous check-node operation to obtain an updated APP... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20140281787 - Min-sum based hybrid non-binary low density parity check decoder: Systems, methods, devices, circuits for a min-sum based hybrid non-binary low density parity check decoder.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281784 - Systems and methods for data repair: An embodiment method for data repair in a storage system includes determining, by a processor, a minimum number of missing data blocks needed to repair a corrupted object in a first portion of the storage system, wherein the missing data blocks are not available in the first portion of the... Agent:

20140281788 - Systems and methods for decoding using partial reliability information: Systems and methods are provided for decoding data. A decoder receives a plurality of variable node values for a plurality of variable nodes and processed reliability data for at least a subset of the plurality of variable nodes. Circuitry updates the variable node values based on the variable node values... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140281789 - Adaptive multi-core, multi-direction turbo decoder and related decoding method thereof: A turbo decoder includes a plurality of decoder cores arranged for parallel decoding of a plurality of code segments of a code block in an iteration. Each of the decoder cores is arranged to decode a corresponding code segment according to a sliding window having a window size smaller than... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140281791 - Coding architecture for multi-level nand flash memory with stuck cells: Encoded least significant bit (LSB) values are generated for a cell based at least in part on a readback value for the cell. The encoded LSB values is decoded in order to obtain one or more decoded LSB values. Encoded most significant bit (MSB) values are generated for the cell... Agent: Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.

20140281792 - Error corrector coding and decoding: Methods and devices are provided for coding and decoding coded data including source data and redundancy data. The redundancy data is obtained by applying, upon coding, an error correction code to the source data, implementing a generating matrix. The generating matrix includes, in its systematic form, an identity matrix and... Agent:

20140281790 - Systems and methods for multi-stage encoding of concatenated low density parity check codes: Systems, methods, devices, circuits for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for multi-stage encoding for concatenated low density parity check codes.... Agent:

20140281793 - Data decoding across multiple tracks: Devices and/or methods may store a data unit across multiple data tracks. Each of the data tracks may have different signal-to-noise ratios (SNR). The SNR, or bit error rate, of the data unit may be diversified by being stored across multiple different tracks.... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140281794 - Error correction circuit: According to one embodiment, an error correction circuit includes a first memory module, a read-out module, a first arithmetic module, a detector, a second arithmetic module, and a transfer module. The first memory module stores logarithmic likelihood ratio (LLR) data to which low density parity check codes (LDPC) data has... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140281795 - Method and apparatus for decoding ldpc code: There are provided a method and apparatus for decoding an LDPC code. In this specification, a first result is calculated by performing the calculation of a check node having two inputs forward and recursively, a second result is calculated by performing the calculation of the check node having the two... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140281799 - Method and controller for processing data multiplication in raid system: e

20140281797 - Parallel low-density parity check (ldpc) accumulation: Systems and methods for parallel accumulation of information bits as part of the generation of low-density parity-check codes are provided. Consecutive information bits can be accumulated through vector operations where the parity addresses used for accumulation can be made contiguous through a virtual to private parity address map. The method... Agent: Arris Group, Inc.

20140281798 - Performing a cyclic redundancy checksum operation responsive to a user-level instruction: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving incoming data in a processor and performing a checksum operation on the incoming data in the processor pursuant to a user-level instruction for the checksum operation. For example, a cyclic redundancy checksum may be computed in the processor itself... Agent:

20140281796 - Storage control apparatus and storage system: A processor generates a parity from dummy data attached to a first piece of data of a plurality of pieces of data and a piece of data other than the first piece of data when writing the plurality of pieces of data into a first storage apparatus. Then, the processor... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140281800 - System and method for higher quality log likelihood ratios in ldpc decoding: A nonvolatile memory storage controller is provided for delivering log likelihood ratios (LLRs) to a low-density parity check (LDPC) decoder for use in the decoding of an LDPC encoded codeword. The controller includes read circuitry for reading an LDPC encoded codeword stored in a nonvolatile memory storage module using a... Agent: Pmc-sierra Us, Inc.

20140281804 - Distributed storage network for modification of a data object: In a dispersed storage network, data objects are dispersed storage error encoded into pluralities of sets of encoded data slices that are each stored in corresponding sets of storage units. To recover a data object, a read threshold number of encoded data slices from each set of encoded data slices... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140281803 - Memory with error correction configured to prevent overcorrection: A non-volatile memory array storing data and ECCs includes error correcting logic. A data set can be read by performing iterations including sensing data using a read bias, and producing an indication of errors in the sensed data. A first iteration uses a first read bias. In each iteration, if... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.

20140281802 - Multi-dimensional error detection and correction memory and computing architecture: Error correction and detection may be performed across multiple dimensions of memory storage, such as across two or more complete memory devices, as well as within individual pages of memory within a single memory device. Error correction and detection performed across two or more complete memory devices may mitigate single... Agent: Seakr Engineering, Inc.

20140281801 - Selection of redundant storage configuration based on available memory space: A method includes, in a memory controller that controls a memory, evaluating an available memory space remaining in the memory to write data. A redundant storage configuration is selected in the memory controller depending on the available memory space. Redundancy information is calculated over the data using the selected redundant... Agent:

20140281808 - Error correction operations in a memory device: Error correction operations in memory devices are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, an internal controller of a memory device periodically performs internal error correction operations on stored user data and corrects user data in the memory device independently from instructions from an external memory access device.... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140281807 - Information reproducing apparatus and information reproducing method: An information reproducing apparatus includes a read unit configured to read data a multiple number of times, a data evaluation unit configured to generate data to be corrected, based on an evaluation on a bit basis of each of a plurality of pieces of data acquired as result of reading... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140281810 - Memory circuit incorporating error detection and correction (edac), method of operation, and system: An example integrated circuit includes a first memory array including a first plurality of data groups, each such data group including a respective plurality of data bits. The integrated circuit also includes a first error detection and correction (EDAC) circuit configured to detect and correct an error in a data... Agent:

20140281809 - Merging independent writes, separating dependent and independent writes, and error roll back: In an embodiment, a method of updating a memory with a plurality of memory lines, the memory storing a tree, a plurality of buckets, and a plurality of rules, can include maintaining a copy of the memory with a plurality of memory lines. The method can further include writing a... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20140281812 - Method and apparatus for nested dispersed storage: A method begins by a DS processing module generating a plurality of encoded slices from a data segment using an error encoding function. The method continues with the DS processing module identifying a plurality of DS storage units for storing the plurality of encoded slices. The method continues with the... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140281811 - Object oriented memory in solid state devices: The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for object oriented memory in solid state devices. One embodiment of a method for object oriented memory in solid state devices includes accessing a defined set of data as a single object in an atomic operation manner, where the accessing is from... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140281805 - Selective remedial action based on category of detected error for a memory read: Embodiments of apparatus, methods, systems, computer-readable storage media and devices are described herein for determining an error category for a detected error in data read from a volatile memory; and selectively performing or causing an additional remedial action based at least in part on the error category determined. In various... Agent:

20140281806 - System and method to reduce read latency of a data storage device: A data storage device includes a memory and a controller. The controller is configured to receive a read request that indicates a logical address. The controller is further configured to perform a first read operation to retrieve a representation of an entry of a logical mapping table from the memory,... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140281814 - Correction of block errors for a system having non-volatile memory: Systems and methods are disclosed for correction of block errors for a system having non-volatile memory (“NVM”). In particular, the system can store a parity page per page-modulo, where a pre-determined number of pages of a block or a band of the NVM may be allocated as page-modulo XOR (“PMX”)... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140281813 - Data integrity management in memory systems: Data management logic allocates a portion such as a single plane of a respective multi-plane non-volatile memory device to store parity information for corresponding data striped across multiple planes of multiple non-volatile memory devices. According to one configuration, the data management logic as discussed herein generates parity data based on... Agent:

20140281815 - Dispersed storage network file system directory: A dispersed storage device manages a file system directory of a dispersed storage network by receiving a data object to be stored and a user file name of the data object, calculating a data compression function of the data object, creating a file identifier based on a result of the... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140281816 - Memory controller and method of operating the same: A method of operating a memory controller is provided. The method includes determining a data state based on an input stream including multiple alphabet letters, converting a part of the input stream, which corresponds to a conversion size, into alphabet letters in a lower numeral system when the data state... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140281817 - Dispersed storage unit solicitation method and apparatus: A method begins by one or more computing devices obtaining data for storage in a storage as service network environment. The method continues by determining storage preferences regarding the data. The method continues by determining a set of storage units based on the storage preferences and sending a solicitation request... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140281818 - Method for format savings in coherently written fragmented sectors: A method and system for performing a shortened acquire cycle for at least one fragment of at least one data sector having coherently written fragments, the coherently written fragments being written during a single rotation of a storage medium. The method includes performing a full acquire cycle for a first... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281826 - Error correction method and memory device: The present invention discloses an error correction method applied to a memory device, wherein the memory device has a plurality of pages. The error correction method includes: sequentially retrieving data of a plurality of first sectors of a first page of the pages in response to a first read command;... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.

20140281819 - Managing data reliability: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for managing data reliability. A priority module is configured to receive a storage request for a non-volatile memory device. The storage request may include data associated with a priority. The non-volatile memory device includes a plurality of cells, and each cell encodes a... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.

20140281827 - Memory controller, method of operating the same, and system including the same: A method of processing data using a memory controller includes determining at least one cell state to which each of a plurality of multi-level cells can be changed to based on a current cell state of each multi-level cell, where each multi-level cell includes a plurality of data pages; determining... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140281822 - Method and apparatus for generation of soft decision error correction code information: A method and apparatus for generating soft decision error correction code information. The method includes generating or creating a lookup table (LUT), such as a log likelihood ratio (LLR) lookup table, characterizing a flash memory device. The method also includes loading the lookup table into the SSD controller. The method... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281820 - Method and system for adaptive setting of verify levels in flash memory: A system and method for computing MLC flash memory cell programming parameters to dynamically adjust verify voltage levels is provided. The method may use an iterative guess and check process that will result in a distribution of states, specifically a cell voltage distribution (CVD) that minimizes the cell error rate... Agent:

20140281825 - Method for reducing effective raw bit error rate in multi-level cell nand flash memory: A memory system includes a flash subsystem for storing data identified by page numbers. The memory system further includes a central processing unit (CPU), and a flash controller coupled to the CPU, the CPU being operable to pair a lower with an upper page. Further included in the memory system... Agent: Avalanche Technology, Inc.

20140281824 - Nonvolatile memory device and data write method: A data write method of a nonvolatile memory device is provided which includes receiving write data to be stored in selected memory cells; reading data stored in the selected memory cells; processing the write data according to a plurality of data modulation manners to generate a plurality of modulated data... Agent:

20140281828 - System and method for accumulating soft information in ldpc decoding: A system and method reading, accumulating and processing soft information for use in LDPC decoding. In accordance with the present invention, an LDPC decoder includes accumulation circuitry to receive soft reads of a cell of the nonvolatile memory storage module and to produce an accumulated soft read that can be... Agent: Pmc-sierra Us, Inc.

20140281823 - System and method with reference voltage partitioning for low density parity check decoding: A nonvolatile memory storage controller for delivering log likelihood ratios (LLRs) to a low-density parity check (LDPC) decoder for use in the decoding of an LDPC encoded codeword. The controller includes partitioning circuitry for identifying a set of soft-decision reference voltages having the smallest calculated introduced error value based upon... Agent: Pmc-sierra Us, Inc.

20140281821 - Transient parity/redundancy: Mass storage uses additional error correction codes. The additional codes can be stored in a storage medium (e.g., volatile solid state memory) separate from the associated data. The additional codes may be written to a nonvolatile medium. The additional codes may be transient. The additional codes may be cached. As... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140281829 - Method and system for enhancing communication reliability when multiple corrupted frames are received: An exemplary communications receiver includes an error detector for determining whether a first and second received frame is corrupted, each frame comprising of a plurality of bits. The receiver includes a filter for determining whether the second received corrupted frame should be recovered. The receiver includes a frame generator for... Agent:

20140281830 - Data encoding and decoding: A data encoding method includes receiving a sequence of N scrambled blocks produced by scrambling a sequence of N preliminary blocks comprising one of a data block and a control block, the control block being one of K types and including a block-type field, each scrambled block having a block... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140281837 - Error-correcting code: A method is provided to transmit an error-correcting code. The method includes receiving a source packet, advancing a sliding encoder window after receiving the source packet, and generating coded packets by, when the padded packet is encoded for a first time, encoding the source packet alone, and, when the source... Agent: Quanta Computer, Inc.

20140281834 - Method and apparatus for data integrity checking in a processor: In an embodiment, a method of handling data packets within a processor includes intercepting, by a hardware packet integrity checking module, one or more data fields associated with a current segment of a data packet being forwarded from a first hardware entity operating in a cut-through mode to one or... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20140281833 - Method and apparatus for transmission and reception of in-band on-channel radio signals including complementary low density parity check coding: A method of transmitting digital information includes: receiving a plurality of information bits representing audio information and/or data; encoding the information bits using complementary low density parity check coding to produce a composite codeword and a plurality of independently decodable semi-codewords; modulating at least one carrier signal with the forward... Agent:

20140281836 - Method and system for providing error correction to low-latency streaming video: Disclosed is a method for providing error correction to a video stream transmitted from a server to a client device, wherein the server is connected to an intermediate module over a bandwidth-limited network and the intermediate module is connected to the client device over a lossy network. The method includes... Agent: Ciinow, Inc.

20140281831 - Packet loss recovery: A network device includes a network interface device that receives at least a subset of a plurality of recoverable packets. The plurality of recoverable packets corresponds to a plurality of original packets generated by a source device. A processor having a packet recovery module recreates each of the original packets... Agent: Cellco Partnership (d/b/a Verizon Wireless)

20140281838 - Sensor and sensing method: There is provided a sensor including an interface block that converts a sensing signal outputted from a sensing block into a predetermined data format which is beforehand defined to output to another device. The interface block includes an error correction information generation unit that generates error correction information used for... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140281832 - System and method for cycle slip correction: A system and method including a parity bit encoder for encoding each n bits of data to be transmitted with a parity check bit to produce blocks of n+1 bits (n information bits plus one parity bit associated with the n information bits). Each of the blocks of n+1 bits... Agent:

20140281835 - System and method for recovering audio pdu transport elements in digital radio broadcast receiver: A method and apparatus are provided for recovering audio packet location fields and/or frame boundary information from a received digital radio broadcast signal frame in which there are detected errors in the signal frame header by using selected header elements and/or protocol data unit (PDU) structured data block parameters relating... Agent: Ibiquity Digital Corporation

20140281839 - Error and erasure decoding apparatus and method: Embodiments of apparatus and methods for decoding errors and erasures are described. A codeword may have errors and erasures. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a syndrome calculator configured to generate partial syndromes of the codeword, an erasure locator configured to generate an erasure locator polynomial, and a syndrome modifier... Agent:

20140281840 - Methods and systems for error-correction decoding: Methods and systems for efficient Reed-Solomon (RS) decoding are provided. The RS decoding unit includes both an RS pseudo decoder and an RS decoder. The RS pseudo decoder is configured to correct a small number of errors in a received codeword, while the RS decoder is configured to correct errors... Agent: Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

20140281841 - Systems and methods for sync mark mis-detection protection: The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for detecting patterns in a data stream.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140281842 - Non-volatile cells having a non-power-of-two number of states: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for accessing non-volatile cells. An interface module is configured to receive data for storage on a non-volatile memory medium. The non-volatile memory medium includes an array of cells, and each cell encodes a non-power-of-two number of states, or abodes per cell. A base... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.

20140281843 - Decoding apparatus with adaptive control over external buffer interface and turbo decoder and related decoding method thereof: A decoding apparatus has an on-chip buffer, an external buffer interface, and a turbo decoder. The on-chip buffer is arranged for buffering each code block to be decoded. The external buffer interface is arranged for accessing an off-chip buffer. The turbo decoder is arranged for decoding a specific code block... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140281844 - Modular and scalable cyclic redundancy check computation circuit: Devices and methods for performing a cyclic redundancy check are disclosed. For example, a device has a splitter for splitting a data word into a plurality of paths. The device also has a plurality of cyclic redundancy check units. Each of the units is for processing a respective one of... Agent: Xilinx, Inc.

20140281845 - High speed serial data receiver architecture with dual error comparators: A receiver path including first, second, third, and fourth comparator modules. The first comparator module is configured to generate, based on a signal received via the receiver path, a first digital output signal indicative of a sum of first data in the received signal and a first error. The second... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

  
09/11/2014 > 94 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20140258769 - Partial r-block recycling: An apparatus includes a non-volatile memory and a controller. The non-volatile memory includes a plurality of R-blocks. The controller is coupled to the non-volatile memory. The controller is configured to (i) write data using the R-blocks as a unit of allocation and (ii) perform recycling operations selectively on either an... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140258770 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and computer program product: The system includes: an extracting part extracting one or more devices where the same phenomenon as occurred in a target device had occurred; an index-value calculating part acquiring device information of the target device and calculating an index value thereof, and acquiring pieces of device information of the devices and... Agent:

20140258771 - High-availability cluster architecture and protocol: Methods and systems are provided for an improved cluster-based network architecture. According to one embodiment, an active connection is established between a first interface of a network device and an enabled interface of a first cluster unit of a high availability (HA) cluster. The HA cluster is configured to provide... Agent: Fortinet, Inc.

20140258773 - Match server for a financial exchange having fault tolerant operation: Fault tolerant operation is disclosed for a primary match server of a financial exchange using an active copy-cat instance, a.k.a. backup match server, that mirrors operations in the primary match server, but only after those operations have successfully completed in the primary match server. Fault tolerant logic monitors inputs and... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.

20140258774 - Methods and systems for automatically tracking the rerouting of logical circuit data in a data network: An example method involves generating, without manual intervention, a table to store current reroute statistics based on rerouting of data from a logical circuit that has failed to a logical failover circuit in a network. The current reroute statistics include trap data corresponding to the logical circuit. The trap data... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20140258772 - Utilizing backward defect indications in y-cable protection switching: In accordance with teachings of the present disclosure, a method includes—at a network element communicatively coupled to a y-cable through two transmitters of the network element—transmitting data from a transmitter through the y-cable to a client and withholding transmission from the other transmitter, and determining whether receivers have received a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140258775 - Apparatus, system, and method for reconfiguring an array of storage elements: Apparatuses, systems, and methods are disclosed for reconfiguring an array of storage elements. A storage element error module is configured to determine that one or more storage elements in an array of storage elements are in error. An array of storage elements stores a first ECC block and first parity... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.

20140258776 - System on chip fault detection: The invention relates to a method for fault identification in a System-on-Chip (SoC) consisting of a number of IP cores, wherein each IP core is a fault containment unit, and where the IP cores communicate with one another by means of messages via a Network-on-Chip, and wherein an excellent IP... Agent: Fts Computertechnik Gmbh

20140258777 - Hardware supported memory logging: Logging changes to a physical memory region during a logging time interval includes: detecting a write operation to the physical memory region, wherein the write operation modifies an indirect representation that corresponds to a physical data line in the physical memory region; and recording log information associated with the write... Agent: Hicamp Systems, Inc.

20140258778 - Automated test equipment and control method thereof: An automated test system for a semiconductor device to concurrently perform multiple device tests is provided. The system may include at least one test client, at least one test site and a test server. The at least one test client is configured to receive a test request of at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140258779 - Communication analyzer: Descriptions of communication interactions can be used to create a simulation of actual systems that send and receive communications including but not limited to messages complying with a protocol, events and so on. The communication interaction, event, state and state transitions of protocol or software components can be modeled to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140258780 - Memory controllers including test mode engines and methods for repair of memory over busses used during normal operation of the memory: Examples of memory controllers are described that may repair a memory using a bus between the memory controller and the memory. The memory controllers may include a test mode engine able to place the memory into a test mode of operation using a combination of signals over the bus, which... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140258781 - Multi-stage application layer test packet generator for testing communication networks: Systems and methods are disclosed for generating application layer test packets for testing packet communication networks. The disclosed embodiments utilize multi-stage application layer test packet generator to generate high volumes of network layer test packets in an efficient and cost effective manner. A first co-processor generates tokenized test packets that... Agent:

20140258782 - Recovery maturity model (rmm) for readiness-based control of disaster recovery testing: A Recovery Maturity Model (RMM) is used to determine whether a particular Information Technology (IT) production environment can be expected, with some level of confidence, to successfully execute a test for disaster recovery (DR). The RMM provides a quantitative analysis in terms of the extent to which best practices are... Agent: Sungard Availability Services, Lp

20140258784 - Machine and methods for reassign positions of a software program based on a fail/pass performance: A machine and methods for reassign the execution order of program steps of a multi-step test program is disclosed. In an embodiment a machine for evaluating an error in a software program includes a microprocessor coupled to a memory, wherein the microprocessor is programmed to evaluate the error by (a)... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20140258783 - Software testing using statistical error injection: Methods, apparatus and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that enable a device such as a disk drive, to receive a configuration message including an error in implementing an operation on the device and a statistical frequency of an occurrence of the error. Upon configuration, the device... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140258785 - Identifying a storage location for a storage address requested during debugging: A method for identifying a storage location for a requested storage address. The method includes receiving a request to view data at a storage address and determining the requested storage address corresponding to a plurality of storage locations. The method includes determining whether the requested storage address identifies memory related... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140258786 - Methods and devices for temperature sensing of a memory device: Methods, apparatuses and systems are disclosed involving a memory device. In one embodiment, a memory device is disclosed that includes a command error module of the memory device operably coupled to at least one of a command signal and an address signal and configured to detect and report a parity... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140258787 - Method and device to perform event thresholding in a firmware environment utilizing a scalable sliding time-window: A scalable method of determining in a firmware environment if the rate of occurrence of a detectable specified type of system event that occurs to a system component or discrete functional unit, has met a criteria with respect to a pre-selected threshold. When the meeting of the threshold criteria is... Agent: Insyde Software Corp.

20140258788 - Recording medium storing performance evaluation support program, performance evaluation support apparatus, and performance evaluation support method: A program directs a computer to perform processes of acquiring information about a configuration of each storage device group which have a different response efficiency to a request, and information about a maximum response time to the request of each storage device group, calculating a maximum request issuance frequency as... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140258789 - Communication failure source isolation in a distributed computing system: In accordance with one aspect of the present description, an indication that a communication failure reported in a predetermined time interval is more likely the result of a software failure than a hardware failure may be made if the number of communication links reporting a communication failure in the predetermined... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140258790 - Communication failure source isolation in a distributed computing system: In accordance with one aspect of the present description, an indication that a communication failure reported in a predetermined time interval is more likely the result of a software failure than a hardware failure may be made if the number of communication links reporting a communication failure in the predetermined... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140258791 - Monitoring method and subsystem that detects abnormal system states: The current application is directed to monitoring subsystems, and monitoring methods incorporated within the monitoring subsystems, that monitor operation of devices and systems in order to identify normal states and to quickly determine when a device or system transitions from a normal state to an abnormal state. The methods and... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20140258793 - Detecting system and method for motherboard: A system for detecting a motherboard includes a host computer connected to the motherboard. The motherboard includes a plurality of devices connected to each other via I2C bus. The system further includes a PLD connected to the plurality of devices via the I2C bus. The host computer sends instructions to... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140258792 - Symmetrical data replication for failure management in non-volatile memory systems: Methods and systems are disclosed for symmetrical replication of data within multiple data subsystems for failure management in non-volatile memory (NVM) systems. Disclosed embodiments perform symmetrical write operations to multiple different data block subsystems so that duplicate subsystems are created. As the subsystems are operated symmetrically, address locations and pointers... Agent:

20140258794 - Memory page buffer: Counting status circuits are electrically coupled to corresponding status elements. The status elements selectably store a bit status of a bit line coupled to a memory array. The bit status can indicate one of at least pass and fail. The counting status circuits are electrically coupled to each other in... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.

20140258795 - Bit error pattern analyzer and method: The invention relates to a method and device for testing a data link. A single-lane or multi-lane bit error tester that transmits one or more PRBS signals through the data link is augmented with a raw bit error buffer for storing bit error information for each detected error event and... Agent:

20140258796 - Determination of optimum threshold voltage to read data values in memory cells: An adaptive search scheme leads to threshold voltages that have lower bit error rates over initial values. An initial reference voltage is used and data is measured for set steps in voltage about the initial value sufficient to fit a polynomial curve. A minimum is used to determine the lowest... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140258797 - Built-in-self-test (bist) test time reduction: Aspects of the invention provide for reducing BIST test time for a memory of an IC chip. In one embodiment, a BIST architecture for reducing BIST test time of a memory for an integrated circuit (IC) chip, the architecture comprising: a pair of latches for receiving bursts of data from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140258799 - Ip core design supporting user-added scan register option: An integrated circuit carries an intellectual property core. The intellectual property core includes a test access port 39 with test data input leads 15, test data output leads 13, control leads 17 and an external register present, ERP lead 37. A scan register 25 encompasses the intellectual property core and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140258798 - Test control point insertion and x-bounding for logic built-in self-test (lbist) using observation circuitry: Test control point insertion and x-bounding for Logic Built-In Self-Test (LBIST) using observation circuitry. In some embodiments, LBIST circuitry may include a plurality of test control circuits coupled to a scan chain of a Circuit Under Test (CUT), and a plurality of observation circuits coupled to the test control circuits,... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20140258800 - Systems and methods for detecting abnormalities within a circuit of an electrosurgical generator: An electrosurgical generator includes primary and test sources. The primary source supplies a primary signal and the test source supplies a test signal. The electrosurgical generator includes an output circuit and an abnormality detection circuit. The output circuit is electrically coupled to the primary and test sources. The output circuit... Agent: Covidien Lp

20140258801 - Managing null packets: Systems and methods are provided for mitigating interference in a wireless network to facilitate network performance. In an aspect, a method for transmitting wireless data packets is provided. The method includes receiving data packets from a wireless distribution network. The data packets are analyzed to determine if a subset of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140258803 - Forward error correction (fec) to support successive interference cancellation (sic): Forward Error Correction (FEC) techniques that generate independently decodable resource blocks are beneficial for Successive Interference Cancellation (SIC) demodulation. One FEC technique for generating independently decodable resource blocks includes mapping locally decodable FEC codeblocks into unique resource blocks such that substantially all of the bits of the FEC codeblock are... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140258802 - Methods and systems for enhanced detection of e-navigation messages: Methods and systems for enhancing the detectability of maritime e-Navigation messages are provided. Transmitters apply error protection encoding to the payload portion of messages to be transmitted, which are wrapped in a standard e-Navigation message format such as that used by the Automatic Identification System. Transmitted messages are received by... Agent:

20140258804 - Reduced uncorrectable memory errors: Uncorrectable memory errors may be reduced by determining a logical array address for a set of memory arrays and transforming the logical array address to at least two unique array addresses based, at least in part, on logical locations of at least two memory arrays within the set of memory... Agent:

20140258807 - Decoding and optimized implementation of secded codes over gf(q): A plurality of columns for a check matrix that implements a distance d linear error correcting code are populated by providing a set of vectors from which to populate the columns, and applying to the set of vectors a filter operation that reduces the set by eliminating therefrom all vectors... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140258806 - Method and device for transmitting data: Disclosed is a method for data transmission, comprising: generating the parity check matrix on the basis of the generating sequence corresponded to the preserved row generator; encoding the input data by the generated matrix obtained by said parity check matrix, and obtaining the output data comprising the parity check information.... Agent: Beijing Nufront Mobile Multimedia Tech. Co., Ltd.

20140258805 - Selective provision of error correction for memory: Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and storage medium associated with selectively providing error correction to memory are disclosed herein. In one instance, an apparatus may include a memory controller configured to control access to a non-volatile memory having storage locations. The controller may be configured to provide a first error correction... Agent:

20140258808 - Memory device and memory controller: According to one embodiment, a memory device includes a memory to store data per page and a controller. The controller is configured to add management data used by the controller to write-data to generate an encoder input, and generate an error correction code in accordance with the encoder input. The... Agent:

20140258809 - Systems and methods for decoding with late reliability information: Systems and methods are provided for decoding data. A variable node value for a variable node is received at a first time, and reliability data for the variable node is received at a second time. The variable node is decoded using a first decoding scheme after the first time and... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140258810 - Error correction code seeding: The technology disclosed herein provides a method of verifying data read from a data block when the cell number of the data block does not match an ECC value stored in the data block. In particular, the method includes accessing a data block in an indexed sequence of data blocks... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140258811 - Storage scheme for built-in ecc operations: A device includes a memory array storing data and error correcting codes ECCs corresponding to the data, and a multi-level buffer structure between the memory array and an input/output data path. The memory array includes a plurality of data lines for page mode operations. The buffer structure includes a first... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.

20140258812 - Error correction code seeding: The technology disclosed herein provides a method of verifying data read from a data block when the cell number of the data block does not match an ECC value stored in the data block. In particular, the method includes designating as unusable a data block in an indexed sequence of... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC

20140258813 - Network system configured for resolving forward error correction during a data mode: One embodiment provides a method for resolving a forward error correction (FEC) protocol. The method includes requesting, by a network node element during an auto-negotiation period between the node element and a link partner, to resolve at least one FEC mode during a data mode period; wherein the auto-negotiation period... Agent:

20140258814 - Method of transferring extrinsic information of turbo decoder and apparatus using the same: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus for transferring extrinsic information of a turbo decoder. In the method of transferring the extrinsic information of the turbo decoder according to the present invention, Log-Likelihood Ratio (LLR) values for input bits of the turbo decoder are calculated. The LLR values are transferred... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140258815 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data in communication/broadcasting system: An apparatus and a method for performing shortening and puncturing in case of performing encoding and decoding using a parity test matrix in a communication/broadcasting system are provided. The method includes determining a number of zero-padding bits, determining a number Npad of bit groups in which all bits are padded... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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