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International Business Machines

Event-driven, asset-centric key management in a smart grid

Date/App# patent app List of recent Associations-related patents
 Systematic discovery of business ontology patent thumbnailnew patent Systematic discovery of business ontology
A system is provided that implements a more systematic process for obtaining business knowledge that is more efficient and timely. The process automatically reads business documents and produces a business ontology.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
 Event-driven, asset-centric key management in a smart grid patent thumbnailnew patent Event-driven, asset-centric key management in a smart grid
A security management system comprises a key management sub-system, an asset/workload management sub-system, and an event management sub-system. The event management sub-system detects events.
International Business Machines Corporation
 Interactive comparative display of information patent thumbnailInteractive comparative display of information
A system for a computer implemented interactive comparative display of information organizes a visual screen display to a user in such a way that the user is able to efficiently select information content, be presented with topical associations relating to that content, and readily compare different information content from a single display. The information content represented by each selectable result indicator is comparable with the information content represented by other selectable result indicators, wherein the information content is of a same type of information content but from a different perspective, vantage point, or provides a different alternative.
Track180, Inc.
 Association limit in relay network patent thumbnailAssociation limit in relay network
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. In aspect, a first apparatus receives from a second apparatus information related to an ability of the second apparatus to associate with other apparatuses, and limits associations at the first apparatus based on the information.
Qualcomm Incorporated
 System and  constructing information structures for knowledge information system management and for searching information structures for information patent thumbnailSystem and constructing information structures for knowledge information system management and for searching information structures for information
The present invention relates to a system and method for constructing information structures for knowledge information system management and for searching the information structures for information which enables searching for desired information by constructing associations between each piece of information as a visible structure and verifying the association and the order of rank between the pieces of information from the information structure. Information objects are created by receiving data from the user.
 Method and  forming associations and communicating between devices patent thumbnailMethod and forming associations and communicating between devices
The present invention relates to the field of proximity communications and especially methods for establishing associations, transferring power and communicating data between devices. Devices are proposed to interact with each other, initially by being brought into close proximity to initiate transfer of data that enables the device to communicate with other devices similarly brought together.
Xped Holdings Pty Ltd
 Devices for reporting uplink information patent thumbnailDevices for reporting uplink information
A user equipment (ue) for reporting information is described. The ue includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
 Method and apparatus to diagnose current sensor polarities and phase associations for a three-phase electric power system patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus to diagnose current sensor polarities and phase associations for a three-phase electric power system
A system for a three-phase electric power system includes a plurality of voltage sensors sensing three-phase voltages of the three-phase electric power system; a plurality of current sensors sensing three-phase currents of the three-phase electric power system; and a number of analog-to-digital converters converting the sensed three-phase voltages and the sensed three-phase currents of the three-phase electric power system to corresponding digital values. A processor calculates from the corresponding digital values at least two phase angles between voltage and current for at least two of three phases of the three-phase electric power system, diagnoses polarities and phase associations for at least two of the current sensors based on, for each of the at least two current sensors, a predetermined wiring configuration of the three-phase electric power system and a corresponding one of the at least two phase angles being within a corresponding predetermined angular range, and outputs corresponding diagnosis results..
Eaton Corporation
 Application of dynamic tokens patent thumbnailApplication of dynamic tokens
A method assigns token requirements to service subscriptions in a service platform, such as a service platform containing entities, such as end-users, contacts, sponsors, membership associations or databases, or a database associating, referencing, or containing a plurality of said entities or databases. The operator of the service platform establishes customization factors and maintains records reserving particular data services associated with token requirements for delivery to entities.
 Method and system for risk assessment analysis patent thumbnailMethod and system for risk assessment analysis
An engineering management system including one or more processors configured to receive input defining one or more requirements for a product. The engineering management system may generate a first risk prevention document based on one or more of the product requirements and receive risk parameter input related to the first risk prevention document.
Omnex Systems, Llc

Formulaic conjoined project effort instance display method and search system process thereof

A dynamic live system for collecting, inputting, storing, and reporting element effort event data, whose processes upon query enable the reporting of well formatted formulaic conjoined project effort instance (cpei) reports per the system's who did what in phasetime effort instance formulas in primary, secondary, tertiary, auto displays, and inferences, not stored as displayed in systems base tables. The formulas 5th element permits effort instances to be reported as past, present and future cpei displays, regardless if said element effort event data was inputted by an element directly or generated automatically by the system's use of ai type techniques.

Techniques for routing from an endpoint with simultaneous associations to multiple networks

A node within a wireless endpoint device may be coupled to multiple heterogeneous networks simultaneously. The node is configured to select between the different networks based on various constraints associated with the endpoint device, applications executing on the endpoint device, traffic routed by the endpoint device, and constraints associated with the multiple networks.
Silver Spring Networks, Inc.

Selectively allowing reference to object on unlock display screen

Methods and devices for selectively allowing a reference to an object to be included on an unlock display screen are described. In one embodiment, a processor-implemented method is described.
Blackberry Limited

Methods and system of pooling storage devices

A system and method are provided for pooling storage devices in a virtual library for performing a storage operation. A storage management device determines a storage characteristic of a plurality of storage devices with respect to performing a storage operation.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Dynamic authorization to features and data in java-based enterprise applications

Systems and methods are presented for dynamically controlling role-based access to enterprise applications. The access includes both a user's ability to access a requested functionality (hereinafter referred to as “features”) in an enterprise applications, as well as the user's ability to access the specific data (and request filtering of the data) within the enterprise applications.
Siemens Corporation

Service profile handling in the ims

A home subscriber server for handling ip multimedia subsystem subscriptions comprises means for maintaining associations between public user identities and service profiles, where two or more public user identities can be associated with a common service profile, and means for identifying to a network node all public user identities that are associated with a common service profile.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Packet discovery and learning for vlan provisioning

A method and system for performing vlan provisioning using packet discovery and learning allows a network transport device to support existing vlan configurations in a new network environment. When ethernet frames having a vlan tag are received from a client-side device, an association of the vlan tag with the client port is recorded at the network transport device.

Signal distribution interface

A user interface for a distributed antenna system (das) is provided. When executed by a processor, a signal distribution engine receives information about signals transported by the das and components of the das.
Andrew Llc

Deriving component statistics for a stream enabled application

A technique for generating component usage statistics involves associating components with blocks of a stream-enabled application. When the streaming application is executed, block requests may be logged by block id in a log.
Numecent Holdings, Inc.

Propagating attributes between network addresses

In one embodiment, a technique is provided for propagating network address to attribute associations between network addresses. One or more profiles are obtained that maintain an association between a first network address and one or more attributes, the association produced from network address observations of the first network address by one or more source devices in communication with a network.
Skyhook Wireless, Inc.

Mapping/translation techniques for generating associations between network addresses and attributes that were not directly observed

In one embodiment, a mapping/translation technique is provided for generating an association between an observed network address and one or more attributes that are not directly observed. A network address is observed that is associated with a source device.
Skyhook Wireless, Inc.

Identification of semantic relationships within reported speech

Methods and computer-readable media for associating words or groups of words distilled from content, such as reported speech or an attitude report, of a document to form semantic relationships collectively used to generate a semantic representation of the content are provided. Semantic representations may include elements identified or parsed from a text portion of the content, the elements of which may be associated with other elements that share a semantic relationship, such as an agent, location, or topic relationship.
Microsoft Corporation

System, method, and data structure for automatically generating database queries which are data model independent and cardinality independent

Systems and methods are provided for performing a query in a distributed system. In one example, a query generation system receives an identification of data item components and associations between the data item components, wherein the data item components include a measure and a category, and wherein the identified association indicates that the measure is independent of another data item component, indicates that the measure is dependent on another data item component, or indicates that two or more data item components are correlated.
Sas Institute Inc.

Real-time context aware recommendation engine based on a user internet of things environment

The disclosure relates to a recommendation engine that may monitor, aggregate, filter, and otherwise process relevant information associated with a user internet of things (iot) environment to provide personal and context-aware recommendations based on relevant real-time knowledge about various iot devices and other items in the iot environment. For example, the recommendations may be generated based on ranked associations between the user and the various items in the iot environment, which may be determined from profiles, states, usage patterns, proximities, and other contextually relevant information about the iot environment.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Autonomous transport layer connection setup by a transport layer concentrator

The present disclosure concerns wireless communication. More particularly, a method and an apparatus (e.g.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Methods and configuration of control devices

Methods and apparatus for configuration of a physical control panel (120). In some embodiments at least one property (128) of a physical control panel (120) is detected at a mobile device (150); a plurality of events (122, 124, 126) that can be generated by the physical control panel (120) are identified; one or more control actions (154) are associated with one or more of the identified events, at the mobile device (150); and those associations are transmitted (159) to a controller (130)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Data mining using associative matrices

A method of mining frequent items in data is described. Categorical associations between elements of data are the core of information contained in the data and are all that is needed to perform data mining.
Speedtrack, Inc.

Selecting images associated with content received from a social networking system user

A composer interface allows a user to provide input, such as text data, to the social networking system. One or more images may be presented to the user via the composer interface, allowing the user to select one or more images to associate with the input.
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic association and documentation

Methods, systems, and computer-storage media are provided for enabling a user to dynamically create associations and take actions with respect to a clinical finding associated with a patient. After selecting a clinical finding that is of interest in a first workflow application, a graphical user interface is automatically presented.
Cerner Innovation, Inc.

Providing user-specific malware assessment based on social interactions

Embodiments are directed to determining a risk of encountering malware based on social context, to determining malware threats based on social associations and to ranking antimalware programs according to the program's ability to protect against specific threats. In one scenario, a computer system receives a malware notification associated with a user that identifies a type of malware encountered by the user.
Microsoft Corporation

Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications

Systems and methods are discussed for providing guidance for internet-delivered media. In some embodiments, information on available media on the internet is gathered.
United Video Properties, Inc.

Method and system for exploring the associations between drug side-effects and therapeutic indications

A system and method for analyzing chemical data including a processor and one or more classifiers, stored in memory and coupled to the processor, which further includes an indication predictive module configured to predict whether a given chemical treats a particular indication or not and a side effect predictive module configured to predict whether a given chemical causes a side-effect or not. A correlation engine is configured to determine one or more correlations between one or more indications and one or more side effects for the given chemical and a visualization tool is configured to analyze the one or more correlations and to output results of the analysis..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for exploring the associations between drug side-effects and therapeutic indications

A system and method for analyzing chemical data including a processor and one or more classifiers, stored in memory and coupled to the processor, which further includes an indication predictive module configured to predict whether a given chemical treats a particular indication or not and a side effect predictive module configured to predict whether a given chemical causes a side-effect or not. A correlation engine is configured to determine one or more correlations between one or more indications and one or more side effects for the given chemical and a visualization tool is configured to analyze the one or more correlations and to output results of the analysis..
International Business Machines Corporation

Ontology-driven construction of semantic business intelligence models

Techniques are described for modeling information from a data source. In one example, a method for modeling information from a data source includes identifying one or more lexical clues associated with each of one or more data item headings from the data source based on a set of lexical clue detection rules.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method of collecting data from community associations

A method of collecting data from community associations, including documents that are publicly available as well as internal documentation, can involve scanning the information into a searchable format. Certain key words can be used to search the documents to help determine which, if any, legal issues presented, by a review of the context of the search, may be material to a purchaser and such issues can be highlighted for consideration.

Layout algorithm for entity relation model diagram

This disclosure generally relates to devices, systems, and computer-implemented methods for providing a graphical model editor that automatically arranges model entities and their relationships in a graphical manner. Specifically, methods are described herein for a graphical open data protocol model editor that automatically models entity relationships for a customized design of software applications.

Reporting congestion in access networks to the core network

A network node in a core network is provided information about congestion in an access network coupled to the core network. The information about congestion includes a congestion identifier associated with a bearer that can be sent from an access node in the access network to a network node in the core network.
Cygnus Broadband, Inc.

Accessing stored electronic resources

A method for configuring a computer system to provide access to stored electronic resources may be described. The method can include determining a topic framework between stored electronic resources and topic names by determining topic names for topic framework by generating topic names based on names assigned to storage sets and generating topic names based on attributes of resources.
Chesterdeal Limited

Method for document assembly with margin, page size, and font controls by county and document

A system and method, using a computer or computer program, to calculate and determine certain document features, such as paper/page size, document margins, font styles, font weight, and font sizes, that are applied to a document or form generated or managed by a system. The calculation and/or determination of the document features is made pursuant to a system and method, using a computer or computer program, of associating the document feature elements with certain characteristics of the document or form being created or managed by the system, of which the characteristics may include, but are not limited to, associations with certain counties, destination recording offices or filing locations, and document types..

Report discrepancy identification and improvement

Systems, methods, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for identifying one or more discrepancies between a customer credit report or one or more credit report factors and customer information are presented. A comparison of the credit report factors may be performed to identify any discrepancy and corrective measures may be taken.
Bank Of America Corporation

System and verifying associations between intiating devices and notifications applicances in alarm systems

A method for verifying associations between initiating devices and notification appliances in an alarm system. The method may include including actuating an initiating device of the alarm system, thereby activating one or more notification appliances that are associated with the initiating device.

Scheduler training for multi-module byte caching

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for dynamic caching module selection for optimized data deduplication. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for dynamic caching module selection for optimized data deduplication is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Native language support for intra-and interlinked data collections using a mesh framework

A mesh structure can be a type concept that extends internal tables or other data structures of a business programming languages (e.g., abap) by associations, as known from a data object meta-model. A mesh can include a set of operations, such as for example iteration via an iterator object and selection of instances expressed by a path language.
Sap Ag

Method and subscriber account selection

For a given “consumer” having associations with multiple “provider” accounts that are possible targets for charging with respect to a chargeable event involving the consumer, it is advantageously recognized herein that only one or a relative handful of those provider accounts are likely to be actual candidates for charging with respect to any given chargeable event. Correspondingly, a network node maintains provider account status information indicating whether a given provider account is a candidate for charging in a general sense and in a consumer-specific sense.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Home screen user interface for electronic device display

A user interface overlay is presented over a native graphical user interface (gui) of a device. By way of example, the overlay can include a graphical presentation layer (gpl) that can selectively mask and/or expose functionality of the native gui of the device.

Customer support solution recommendation system

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium and a method for automatically providing support solutions in response to user feedback items. The method comprises receiving user feedback items and corresponding support solutions.

Launch surface control

Example apparatus and methods concern controlling context associations while maintaining a user experience. A memory stores information concerning a context associated with a shared launch surface in a multi-user system running on an apparatus.

Apparatus and representing and manipulating metadata

Mechanisms are described for providing visual representations of metadata so as to allow for an easier, more intuitive, and more entertaining way for a user to manage metadata by allowing a user to execute operations relating to the metadata through interactions with the visual representations of that metadata. A user can further define visual objects and use such objects for searching media content items, such as by using a visual representation of metadata as a filter and displaying graphical depictions of associations between the visual representations of metadata and the associated media content item.

Expanding high level queries

One or more computer processors identify words in a natural language query that have previously-established associations with stored data upon which the query will be executed. The natural language query is formatted to a query template that includes at least one first component and at least one second component.

Deduplication for a storage system

A method and system for deduplication of data to be stored on a storage system. A deduplication system performs a method that includes the steps of: segmenting a storage object into a plurality of data segments; generating a content similarity key indicative of a content of a data segment as well as associating a physical position on the storage medium for the data segment with the generated content similarity key; storing the association in deduplication index information; and using the stored associations for optimizing the deduplication..

Content associations and sharing for scheduled events

Sharing content includes verifying occurrence of an event, determining participants of the event, gathering related content generated by the participants, where the related content corresponds to the event, and disseminating the related content to the participants. The event may be a business meeting.

Candidate selection apparatus and candidate selection method utilizing voice recognition

A candidate selection apparatus utilizing voice recognition includes an association unit that associates target candidates with candidate numbers so that numerals of the target candidates coincide with numerals of the candidate numbers when the target candidates to be displayed in list form are character strings representing the numerals of the candidate numbers, and a display control unit that displays the target candidates and the candidate numbers in list form in accordance with the associations made between the target candidates and the candidate numbers.. .

Systems and methods for creating, navigating, and searching informational web neighborhoods

Systems and methods for the creation of hierarchical networks of overlapping informational web neighborhoods using percolation crawling. Each neighborhood comprises a set of closely linked pages that share a common set of concepts and intent and purpose.

Unlocking of digital content based on geo-location of objects

This disclosure relates to a system configured to unlock digital content related to toys associated with users. The digital content may be unlocked based on the associations between the toys and the users, and presence of objects associated with user accounts at predetermined geographic locations.

Systems and methods for storage metadata management

A storage layer may be configured to over-provision logical storage resources to objects. The storage layer may provision the resources in response to, inter alia, a request to open and/or create a zero-length file.

System, method and software for providing persistent entity identification and linking entity information in a data repository

The present invention provides a system, method and software for linking persistent and unique business identifiers, associated with business entities, for associating corresponding business records without a loss of historical records, regardless of subsequent changes, updates, and mergers. In the various embodiments, a first business record, of the plurality of business records, is associated with a first business identifier; and a second business record, which does not match the first record, is associated with a second business identifier.

Method and group shopping

An approach is provided for efficiently creating a group shopping event. The approach involves determining one or more items in one or more preference lists associated with one or more users.

Reciprocal addition of attribute fields in access control lists and profiles for femto cell coverage management

Access management to femto cell service is provided through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s), or black list(s)). White list(s) includes a set of subscriber station(s) identifier numbers, codes, or tokens, and also can include additional fields for femto cell access management based on desired complexity.

Broadcast and multicast traffic reduction in stacking systems

Techniques for reducing broadcast and multicast traffic in a stacking system are provided. In one embodiment, a master device in the stacking system can automatically determine a minimal set of vlan associations for stacking links in the stacking system.

Steganographic embedding of executable code

A method for digital immunity includes identifying a call graph of an executable entity, and mapping nodes of the call graph to a cipher table of obscured information, such that each node based on invariants in the executable entity. A cipher table maintains associations between the invariants and the obscured information.

Visualizing digital images on a map

A computer based, digital image management system that visually presents an entire archive in a manner that facilitates easy, non-textual, searching for specific images. In one embodiment, the system includes two elements: a file management methodology and a graphical user interface.

Systems and methods for interactive displays based on associations for machine-guided rule creation

This disclosure provides a computer-program product, system, method and apparatus for accessing a representation of a category or item and accessing a set of multiple transactions. The transactions are processed to identify items found amongst the transactions, and the items are ordered based on an information-gain heuristic.

Method of detecting the presence of an antibody in a sample

Methods for detecting in a sample the presence of an antibody to a conjugate of an antigen associated with a first carrier by a first association are disclosed. The method comprises contacting a conjugate of the antigen associated with a second carrier by a second association with said sample under conditions that allow binding of the antibody to the antigen; and introducing an agent to detect the presence of the antibody bound to said antigen.

Association update message and updating associations in a mesh network

An association update message for mesh networks according to the ieee 802.11s standard provides the ability to include a plurality of associations in an association update message and thus ensure simultaneous updating of a plurality of associations of representative nodes with respect to the proxy nodes (proxy mesh stations) thereof. A threatened inconsistency in an association update in conventional systems, which provides for only one transmission of an association update message per association update, is thereby eliminated.

Systems and methods for carrier aggregation

A user equipment (ue) for performing carrier aggregation is described. The ue includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor.

Pharmaceutical/life science technology evalution and scoring

A method for evaluating and/or scoring pharmaceutical/life science technology is provided. The method includes importing data of a publication; transforming the data into a structured schema; ingesting the structured schema to determine a context of the data and draw associations between the data and a plurality of profiles; and generating a score based on the associations between the raw data and the profiles.

Distributed cache for graph data

In one embodiment, a system includes a database; and a cache layer comprising one or more cache nodes, the one or more cache nodes operative to: maintain in a memory one or more data structures storing association information describing associations between nodes in a graph a plurality of distributed cache clusters for storing information in the form of a graph, the graph comprising a plurality of nodes, each uniquely identified by a node identifier, and edge information indicating associations between nodes; respond to queries for associations between nodes in the graph by accessing the memory; and forward other queries to the database for processing.. .

Associating cameras with users and objects in a social networking system

Images uploaded by users of a social networking system are analyzed to determine signatures of cameras used to capture the images. A camera signature comprises features extracted from images that characterize the camera used for capturing the image, for example, faulty pixel positions in the camera and metadata available in files storing the images.

Monitoring remote access to an enterprise network

Techniques to provide an improved representation of remote network access for a network administrator managing and controlling access to resources on an enterprise network. The representation indicates resources accessed by a remote computer or by a user of that computer and provides associated information useful for managing remote network access.

Instant message routing and multi-machine log-on management

Embodiments relate to customizing instant messaging traffic. An aspect includes receiving a first association between a contact and a category and a second association between the category and one or more receiving client devices.

Gene fusion

The disclosure provides gene fusion variants and novel associations with disease states, as well as kits, probes, and methods of using the same.. .

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