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01/22/15
20150026846
 Variable density scanning patent thumbnailVariable density scanning
Systems and techniques for varying a scan rate in a measurement instrument. The techniques may be used in scanning probe instruments, including atomic force microscopes (afms) and other scanning probe microscopes, as well as profilometers and confocal optical microscopes.
Oxford Instruments Plc
01/22/15
20150026842
 Method of controlling sudden death syndrome with flutriafol patent thumbnailMethod of controlling sudden death syndrome with flutriafol
This invention relates to the use of the compound flutriafol for protecting plants and plant propagation material from sudden death syndrome. The use comprises applying a composition comprising flutriafol to the soil from which the plant propagation material, a plant, part of a plant and/or plant organ grow or grows at a later point in time..
Cheminova A/s
01/22/15
20150026841
 Constitutive photomorphogenesis 1 (cop1) nucleic acid sequence from zea mays and its use thereof patent thumbnailConstitutive photomorphogenesis 1 (cop1) nucleic acid sequence from zea mays and its use thereof
The present invention relates to an isolated cop1 nucleic acid sequence from a maize plant and the isolated cop1 nucleic acid sequence is named as zmcop1. The present invention also relates to a method of using the zmcop1 nucleic acid sequence to control the shade avoidance response of a crop plant for high density farming and yield enhancement..
Monsanto Technology Llc
01/22/15
20150026831
 Tl1a model of inflammation fibrosis and autoimmunity patent thumbnailTl1a model of inflammation fibrosis and autoimmunity
This invention relates transgenic animals that overexpress tl1a in a tissue specific manner to model inflammatory bowel disease (ibd), such as colitis, crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, fibrosis, and related inflammatory diseases and conditions. Tl1a transgenic animals constitutively express both tl1a and gfp in lymphoid and myeloid cell lineages, allowing convenient identification and sorting of immune cells involved in ibd disease progression, such as t-cells, antigen presenting cells (apc), and dendritic cells (dc).
Cedars-sinai Medical Center
01/22/15
20150026826
 Subscriber identity module-based authentication of a wireless device and applications stored thereon patent thumbnailSubscriber identity module-based authentication of a wireless device and applications stored thereon
An approach is provided for performing a device-level and/or an application-level security check of a device. In the device-level check, a device hash is generated based on a subscriber identity module identifier (sim id), a device identifier, the number of secured applications, and the names of the secured applications.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026823
 Method and system for entitlement setting, mapping, and monitoring in big data stores patent thumbnailMethod and system for entitlement setting, mapping, and monitoring in big data stores
A method and system for securing sensitive data content in big data stores is provided. In an example method, entities within the big data store that contain sensitive data are identified.
Dataguise, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026818
 Method and device for providing temporary contact information patent thumbnailMethod and device for providing temporary contact information
A device includes a storage unit, a processor and an output unit. The storage unit is configured to store identification information and a plurality of temporary contact data items.
Alcatel Lucent
01/22/15
20150026811
 Provisioning a moderated data service using a syndicated radio access network (ran) patent thumbnailProvisioning a moderated data service using a syndicated radio access network (ran)
A system is configured to receive, from a content provider, traffic associated with a data service and that is destined for a group of user devices; retrieve service information, associated with the data service, that includes a value, associated with the data service, that represents a level of service quality associated with the data service; determine whether the traffic is authorized to be transmitted to the user devices based on the value; discard the traffic based on a determination that the value is less than a threshold; process the traffic to identify whether a condition is associated with the traffic based on a determination that the value is not less than the threshold; transmit the traffic to one or more of the user devices based on a determination that the traffic is not associated with a condition; and discard the traffic based on a determination that the traffic is associated with a condition.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
01/22/15
20150026809
 Systems and methods for identifying malicious hosts patent thumbnailSystems and methods for identifying malicious hosts
A malware detection system analyzes communication traffic to and/or from a certain host. The malware detection system uses the mismatch between host name and ip address to assign a quantitative score, which is indicative of the probability that the host is malicious.
Verint Systems, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026800
 Scalable inline behavioral ddos attack mitigation patent thumbnailScalable inline behavioral ddos attack mitigation
Methods and systems for a scalable solution to behavioral distributed denial of service (ddos) attacks targeting a network are provided. According to one embodiment, a method to determine the scaling treatment is provided for various granular layer parameters of the open system interconnection (osi) model for communication systems.
Fortinet, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026798

Electronic device and identifying a remote device


An identity is identified by an electronic device. The electronic device receives a connection request from a remote device and controls a remote device to capture an image using the remote device.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026795

Method and system for extending the sign-in process for accessing computer systems


A system and a method for extending the sign-in process for accessing computer system is provided. The system and method allows construction of notices which contains prerequisite conditions to be fulfilled by the user along with the credentials for accessing the computer system.
01/22/15
20150026793

Session initiation protocol denial of service attack throttling


In one implementation, the number of half open session initiation protocol (sip) sessions per-destination (e.g., sip device) or globally is limited by sip application layer gateway (alg) as a sip dos/ddos countermeasure. Compared with traditional sip dos/ddos countermeasures, the proposed solution is simple to implement and, thus, less likely to degrade sip alg performance.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026791

Efficient network layer for ipv6 protocol


An electronic device may include a network interface that may enable the electronic device to wirelessly couple the electronic device to other electronic devices. The electronic device may also include a processor that may determine at least one data path to the other electronic devices using a routing information protocol—next generation (ripng) routing mechanism.
Nest Labs, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026786

System and non-disruptive mitigation of messaging fraud


A system and method are disclosed herein for providing mitigation of fraud in a hosted messaging service while having minimal impact on authorized messaging users. The method includes a system for detecting potential fraud based on multiple and configurable fraud indicators as well as historical data, which can be customized for individual users or groups.
Vonage Business Solutions, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026782

Information processing system, apparatus, and method


An information processing system, which includes one or more computers, includes a reception part configured to receive a request addressed to one of multiple destinations, a generation part configured to generate authority identification information for identifying operation authority to operate an apparatus in a case where provision of the operation authority is authorized based on a condition that differs depending on a combination of the destination of the request and a transmission source of the request, and a transmission part configured to transmit the authority identification information to the transmission source of the request.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026779

Performing remote wi-fi network configuration when a network security protocol is unknown


The disclosure relates to performing a remote wi-fi network configuration when a network security protocol is unknown. In particular, wi-fi network configurations typically require a name, a security protocol, and authentication credentials.
Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026776

Anonymous subject identification system


A computerized method and apparatus are established to identify a subject of common interest among multiple parties without releasing the true identity of any subject. Furthermore, a computerized network provides different parties at different locations with a mechanism to conduct cooperative activities concerning such a subject of common interest without exposing that subject to possible identity theft..
01/22/15
20150026775

Access mode selection based on user equipment selected access network identity


Access mode selection based on user equipment selected access network identity may be useful, for example, with respect to the authentication in third generation partnership project (3gpp) networks of subscribers attaching to a trusted wireless local area network (wlan) access network (twan). A method of access mode selection can include informing, in a request, an authentication server regarding at least one access mode for a user equipment.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy
01/22/15
20150026769

System and managing a broadband network


A process for managing usage on a broadband network, said process comprising: (a) monitoring a subscriber's broadband usage; (b) determining if said usage rises to a level indicative of an event; (c) determining if said event is consistent with heavy usage or with a security incident; (d) if said event is consistent with heavy usage, offering said subscriber at least one of a plan for an upgraded subscription, or an incentive to concentrate usage in nonpeak time; and (e) if said event is consistent with a security incident, exercising security measures to minimize unintended usage.. .
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc
01/22/15
20150026767

Systems and methods for implementing computer security


A computing device includes a security control module to monitor and control security of the operating system and security of one or more applications executing within the operating system. The security control module transmits to a remote security server a policy identifier, which identifies a security policy that applies to the operating system and to the applications.
Cloudpassage, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026760

System and policy-based confidentiality management


A system and method for policy-based confidentiality management provides comprehensive, fluid management of information security and ethical walls. It streamlines processes for securing confidential information without creating productivity barriers, provides interfaces to securely support processes of each major audience in a professional service organization across multiple systems and allows a risk team to create policy types for different scenarios and identify systems affected by the policies.
01/22/15
20150026757

Web caching with security as a service


In one implementation, web-cache deployed in the enterprise premises and cloud-based secaas are combined such that similar identity-based polices are enforced on both the secaas and content delivered from the web-cache. This identity-based policy implementation outside the network using secaas and within the network for web-cached content provides consistent identity-based security while still providing content to end-users with high performance.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026756

Coordination of multipath traffic


In one implementation, traffic in a mobile network is directed across multiple paths to a single cloud server or security server (e.g., a security as a service). The mobile device detects a cloud connector through a primary connection based on an attachment or connection via a first interface of a mobile device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026747

Stream-switching in a content distribution system


Stream-switching techniques are applied in a content delivery system. A merge frame is generated as a function of bit-rates, distortion, and a piecewise constant operator.
University Of Southern California, Signal And Image Processing Institute
01/22/15
20150026742

A method and an processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service


A method of processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service at a transmitter is disclosed. The method comprises generating an parameter table containing metadata about applications and interactive broadcast events targeted to the applications, dividing the parameter table into a plurality of parameter blocks, inserting each of the parameter blocks into each of a plurality of parameter table sections, generating a trigger which is a signaling element to identify signaling and establish timing of playout of the interactive broadcast events, inserting the trigger into a closed caption channel of the broadcast signal, transmitting the broadcast signal including the closed caption channel and a specific channel carrying the plurality of parameter table sections, wherein the trigger includes location information specifying a location of the parameter table in the broadcast signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150026737

Satellite television antenna system


The satellite television antenna device scans the sky and locks onto a first satellite candidate by measuring microwave radiation. The antenna acquires identification (id) of a first satellite candidate from a set top box (stb), if possible.
Electronic Controlled Systems, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026724

Broadcasting receiver, controlling broadcasting receiver, controlling information providing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium


A broadcasting receiver is arranged to provide linear services broadcasting linear events related to a predetermined time and non-linear services broadcasting static events regardless of time. The broadcasting receiver includes a receiver to receive a plurality of linear services each including a plurality of linear events broadcast at the predetermined times, a discovery information receiver to receive event discovery information including event type information for identifying a type of static event related to discovery information defining a plurality of static events, a processor to control a display unit to display a channel guide including the linear services and the non-linear services, and a user input receiver to receive user input selecting one of the static events from the channel guide, where the processor is performs one of a plurality of predetermined actions corresponding to the type of static event selected by the user input..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026723

Method and device for controlling a video receiver


A method and device for displaying an electronic program guide on a handheld device. The guide includes a plurality of tiles, each tile associated with a television program.
Rogers Communications Inc.
01/22/15
20150026722

Method and system for auxiliary data detection and delivery


A method and system for auxiliary data detection. Data is received on a hand-held device from a display of a signal on a monitor.
Koplar Interactive Systems International, Llc
01/22/15
20150026721

Method and managing advertisements using social media data


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining social media data associated with a plurality of end user devices of a plurality of users interacting with a social media network where the social media data includes user commentary at the social media network, determining first targeted advertising for delivery to first end user devices of a portion of the plurality of users based on an analysis of the social media data, and determining second targeted advertising for delivery during a target broadcast programming to a second end user device of a target user of the plurality of users based on an analysis of the user commentary, wherein the analysis includes identifying a comment context. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
01/22/15
20150026720

Common purchase plan based advertisement


A method, system, and computer program product are disclosed for selecting an advertisement for play on a specified device for one or more users. Each of the users has a defined relationship with the specified device, and has an information description stored on a mobile communications device.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026718

Systems and methods for displaying a selectable advertisement when video has a background advertisement


Systems and methods for displaying a selectable advertisement when a received video signal includes a background advertisement are discussed herein. In one embodiment, a video signal is received.
United Video Properties, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026717

System providing sponsored content


A system receives an indication of selection of an item in a broadcast segment from an end device. A broadcast segment is identified by the selection and a broadcast segment schedule.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150026716

Media fingerprinting for social networking


Audio fingerprinting and other media matching technologies can be used to identify media, such as movies, television shows, and radio broadcasts. A user device can record image, audio, and/or video information and upload information to a matching service that is able to use matching technology to identify the media and provide supplemental content or information to the user.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
01/22/15
20150026713

Method and system for in-flight handling of personalized entertainment data


The present disclosure provides a method and system for in-flight handling of personalized entertainment data. The method and system stores a plurality of digital content of each of one or more digital entertainment systems associated with each of one or more aerial vehicles, associates an identifier with each of one or more users for accessing the one or more digital entertainment systems and saves a plurality of attributes associated with each of the identifier with each of the one or more users and access the one or more digital content from a first set of each of the one or more aerial vehicles pertaining to the digital entertainment systems associated with each of the identifier..
01/22/15
20150026709

Audience measurement systems, methods and apparatus


Example method disclosed herein to determine source information for media presented by a media device include identifying successive media segments of the presented media from an audio signal received from the media device, respective media segments corresponding to respective durations of uninterrupted presentation of the media by the media device. Disclosed example methods also include identifying a first group of remote control commands detected wirelessly in a first time interval prior to a start of a first one of the media segments.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
01/22/15
20150026706

Content rating


Disclosed are systems and methods for generating ratings for content items based on a user's consumption history. The content items may comprise various forms of media content, including, video, audio, internet webpages, etc.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc
01/22/15
20150026696

Systems and methods for scheduling vehicle-related tasks


A system and method that include a task identification module configured to identify one or more tasks to be performed with respect to a vehicle. The task identification module outputs task identification data that relates to the task(s) to be performed with respect to the vehicle.
General Electric Company
01/22/15
20150026695

System and method to control heat dissipation through service level analysis


The system and method generally relate to reducing heat dissipated within a data center, and more particularly, to a system and method for reducing heat dissipated within a data center through service level agreement analysis, and resultant reprioritization of jobs to maximize energy efficiency. A computer implemented method includes performing a service level agreement (sla) analysis for one or more currently processing or scheduled processing jobs of a data center using a processor of a computer device.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026691

Task scheduling based on dependencies and resources


An example system identifies a set of tasks as being designated for execution, and the set of tasks includes a first task and a second task. The example system accesses task dependency data that corresponds to the second task and indicates that the first task is to be executed prior to the second task.
Ebay Inc.
01/22/15
20150026690

Method for generating a machine heartbeat


A method and system for generating a heartbeat of a process including at least one machine configured to perform a process cycle consisting of a plurality of timed events performed in a process sequence under an identified condition includes determining the duration of each of the timed events during the process cycle performed under the identified condition, ordering the durations of the plurality of timed events in the process sequence, and generating a heartbeat defined by the ordered durations of a process cycle. The identified condition may be one of a design intent, baseline, learnt, known, current or prior condition.
Beet, Llc
01/22/15
20150026677

Network resource management system utilizing physical network identification for load balancing


The disclosed network resource management system employs a hardware configuration management (hcm) information handling system (ihs) that may couple to a single administered ihs or to multiple administered ihss via an administrative network. An hcm tool in the hcm ihs may generate, modify and store hardware configuration information, including physical network identifications (pnet ids), in an hcm database and share the hcm database with the administered ihss.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026676

Systems and methods for instantly restoring virtual machines in high input/output load environments


A computer-implemented method for instantly restoring virtual machines in high input/output load environments may include (1) identifying a hypervisor that is configurable to maintain simultaneous connections to multiple datastores of a network-attached-storage system, (2) receiving a request to activate a new virtual machine on the hypervisor, (3) determining a usage of at least one connection from the hypervisor to at least one datastore of the network-attached-storage system, and (4) selecting, based on the usage of the connection, a designated connection from the hypervisor to a designated datastore of the network-attached storage system for use by the new virtual machine to store data on the network-attached-storage system. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed..
Symantec Corporation
01/22/15
20150026675

Light installer


A light installer can be utilized to improve the installation process of a client-side application. A light installer can be an installer containing only the necessary information to initiate the installation process, such as information necessary for prompting the user for required data and authorizations, communicating with the content management system, downloading additional resources, and installing the client-side application.
Dropbox, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026663

Mobile application optimization platform


A device may receive configuration information for an experiment associated with optimizing an application. The configuration information may identify a group of experimental treatments and information identifying a target event.
Accenture Global Services Limited
01/22/15
20150026660

Methods for building application intelligence into event driven applications through usage learning, and systems supporting such applications


Certain example embodiments relate to application intelligence gathering systems and/or methods, e.g., in connection with event driven applications and/or the like. More particularly, certain example embodiments relate to the effective recording of application evolution and usage information for usage learning and/or event auditing purposes.
Software Ag
01/22/15
20150026658

Systems, methods and media for dynamic creation and update of activation context for component object model


Systems, methods and media are provided for dynamically creating/updating an activation context at runtime. One method includes receiving a request to create a component object, the request including a component identification of the requested component.
Appsense Limited
01/22/15
20150026657

3d device modeling for finfet devices


Among other things, techniques and systems for 3d modeling of a finfet device and for detecting a variation for a design layout based upon a 3d finfet model are provided. For example, a fin height of a finfet device is determined based upon imagery of the finfet device.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
01/22/15
20150026655

Determining a set of timing paths for creating a circuit abstraction


Systems and techniques for determining a set of timing paths for creating a circuit abstraction are described. During operation, an embodiment can receive a set of circuit elements in the circuit design that are candidates for optimization.
Synopsys, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026653

Relative timing characterization


Technology for relative timing characterization enabling use of clocked electronic design automation (eda) tool flows is disclosed. In an example, a method can include a eda tool identifying a relative timing constraint (rtc) of a cell in a circuit model between a point of divergence (pod) event and two point of convergence (poc) events, wherein the two poc events include a first poc event (poc0) and a second poc event (poc1).
01/22/15
20150026651

Preventing double patterning odd cycles


A method, system or computer usable program product for preventing odd cycles caused by design modifications to a double patterning layout including utilizing a processor to identify a set of double patterning cycles in the layout for storage in a memory; receiving a set of design modifications to the layout; utilizing the processor to identify from the set of double patterning cycles a subset of double patterning cycles affected by the set of design modifications; utilizing the processor to identify from the set of design modifications a subset of design modifications which may cause odd cycles in the subset of double patterning cycles; and providing a notification of the subset of design modifications.. .
Synopsys Inc.
01/22/15
20150026637

Providing selection areas for selectable objects in graphical interface


In some embodiments, a processor accesses electronic content that includes multiple selectable objects that are renderable in a graphical interface. The processor generates multiple selection areas respectively associated with the selectable objects.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
01/22/15
20150026635

Method for generating control-code by a control-code-diagram


A method for generating control-code, where at least one function-block and/or function-block-connection is specified. The method includes providing an indexed database containing data of at least part of an existing control-diagram with function-blocks and function block-connections; displaying a diagram-entry-field for specifying the control-diagram by defining the at least one function-block and/or the function block-connection and receiving a user input thereof; comparing received user input with the data of the indexed database to identify at least one similar part of the at least one control-diagram; displaying an assisting-menu with the at least one similar part of the at least one control-diagram; receiving an acceptance or rejection of the at least one similar part of the at least one control-diagram; inserting, in case of acceptance, the at least one similar part of the at least one control-diagram from the indexed database in the diagram-entry-field; and translating the completed control-diagram in the control-code..
Abb Technology Ag
01/22/15
20150026623

Device input modes with corresponding user interfaces


A method performed by a tablet device having a touch screen display and at least one sensor coupled to a processor includes using the at least one sensor to determine that a cover attached to the tablet device is in a partially open configuration, receiving a touch input gesture from an uncovered portion of the touch screen display when the cover is in the partially open configuration, identifying, based upon a type of the input gesture, an operating parameter of the device, determining, based upon the input gesture, a setting value for the operating parameter, and altering the operating parameter of the device based upon the setting value. For example, the gesture can be a swipe, the operating parameter can be a brightness of the display, and altering the operating parameter can include adjusting the brightness of the display based upon the value..
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150026605

Multi-modal participant lists


An instant messaging user may use a buddy list that includes a user-selected list of potential instant messaging recipients (“buddies”) to identify another instant messaging user with whom instant messages are to be exchanged. An instant messaging user also may use a buddy list for other purposes, such as to initiate playing of an on-line game or to invite participants to play an on-line game.
Bright Sun Technologies
01/22/15
20150026604

Enhanced chat features for an enterprise level business information networking environment


Systems, apparatus, and methods for implementing enterprise level social and business information networking are provided. Users can receive relevant information about a database system and its users at an appropriate time.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026600

Systems and methods for tracking responses on an online social network


Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for performing actions in response to information updates provided in an information feed such as a news feed capable of being displayed on a display device. In one implementation, an information update to be displayed in the information feed is received.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026597

Enhanced content posting features for an enterprise level business information networking environment


Systems, apparatus, and methods for implementing enterprise level social and business information networking are provided. Users can receive relevant information about a database system and its users at an appropriate time.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026594

Crowdsourced content publication platform


A system, computer-readable storage medium, and computer-implemented method for creating a crowdsourced content publication. Layout information defining a layout of elements of a crowdsourced content publication is received.
Linkedln Corporation
01/22/15
20150026587

System and displaying objects in a user interface based on a visual acuity of a viewer


A system, a computer readable storage medium including programs, and a computer-implemented method for displaying objects in a graphical user interface of a device are described. A vision test is presented in the graphical user interface of the device, the vision test including vision test objects used to test a visual acuity level of a user of the device.
01/22/15
20150026583

Media content boards


A system, comprising a media device that includes a processor and a memory, is configured to receive from a first remote site a first set of data concerning a plurality of items of media content. Each of the plurality of items of media content is determined at the first remote site at least in part according to a descriptor provided from the first media device and data from a second remote site.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
01/22/15
20150026581

Information inputting system and related method


A handheld device in communication with an electronic device which requires confidential information to be inputted allows the information to be input into the handheld device in a private and secure manner. The handheld device comprises a communication module, a determining module, an interface establishing module, and an inputting module.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026577

Managing playback of synchronized content


A computing device may provide a control interface that enables the user to manage the synchronized output of companion content (e.g., textual content and corresponding audio content). For example, the computing device may display a visual cue to identify a current location in textual content corresponding to a current output position of companion audio content.
Audible, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026563

Evaluation device, evaluation method, evaluation program, and computer-readable recording medium recording evaluation program


Provided are an evaluation device, an evaluation method, and an evaluation program for further accurately evaluating the magnitude of effect of each page in an electronic book on getting users interested, and also a computer-readable recording medium recording the program. With a book server 100, a start page is identified first and a display amount of each page is counted.
Rakuten, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026556

Systems and methods for extracting table information from documents


Systems and methods for extracting table information from documents are provided herein. Exemplary methods may include annotating a document with annotations that identify table cell data included therein, generating a candidate table for each of a plurality of table models using the annotated table cell data, scoring each of the candidate tables, selecting a highest scoring candidate table, and annotating the highest scoring table to produce a final table..
Recommind, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026553

Analyzing a document that includes a text-based visual representation


A hardware device analyzes a document that includes a text-based visual representation. A correspondence information hardware storage device holds known representations of graphical images as text-based visual representations.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026548

Methods, systems, and computer program products for binding attributes between visual components


Methods and systems are described for binding attributes between visual components. A first visual component, including a first presentation space for presenting first data by an operating first application, is detected.
Sitting Man, Llc
01/22/15
20150026536

Data decoder with trapping set flip bit mapper


A low density parity check decoder includes a variable node processor operable to generate variable node to check node messages and to calculate perceived values based on check node to variable node messages, a check node processor operable to generate the check node to variable node message vectors and to calculate checksums based on the variable node to check node messages, and a convergence detector and bit map generator operable to convergence of the perceived values and to generate at least one bit map that identifies variable nodes that are connected to check nodes with unsatisfied parity checks.. .
Lsi Corporation
01/22/15
20150026514

Raid 10 reads optimized for solid state drives


A mechanism is provided in a data processing system. The mechanism determines a maximum queue depth of a queue for each solid state drive in a plurality of solid state drives.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026488

Selectively powering a storage device over a data network


Methods and structure for selectively powering a storage device over a data network. An exemplary system includes a power module configured to detect power from a host system via a network port.
Lsi Corporation
01/22/15
20150026478

Electronic document notarization


A server receives a package of data including: a document designated for notarization, identification information including a photograph, photograph of a user, and a signature of the user. The server compares the photograph of the user to the photograph included with the identification information.
Eingot Llc
01/22/15
20150026476

Method for reading an attribute from an id token


A method for reading at least one attribute stored in an id token using first, second and third computer systems, wherein the third computer system comprises a browser and a client, and wherein a service certificate is assigned to the second computer system, wherein the service certificate comprises an identifier which is used to identify the second computer system, wherein the id token is assigned to a user,: a first cryptographically protected connection (tls1) is set up between the browser of the third computer system and the second computer system, wherein the third computer system receives a first certificate, the first certificate is stored by the third computer system, the third computer system receives a signed attribute specification via the first connection, a second cryptographically protected connection (tls2) is set up between the browser of the third computer system and the first computer system, wherein the third computer system receives a second certificate, the signed attribute specification is forwarded from the third computer system to the first computer system via the second connection, the first computer system accesses an authorization certificate, wherein the authorization certificate comprises the identifier, a third cryptographically protected connection (tls3) is set up between the first computer system and the client of the third computer system, wherein the third computer system receives the authorization certificate containing the identifier via the third connection, the client of the third computer system checks whether the first certificate comprises the identifier as proof of the fact that the first certificate matches the service certificate, the user is authenticated with respect to the id token, the first computer system is authenticated with respect to the id token, a fourth cryptographically protected connection with end-to-end encryption is set up between the id token and the first computer system, after the user and the first computer system have been successfully authenticated with respect to the id token, the first computer system has read access to the at least one attribute stored in the id token via the fourth connection in order to read the one or more attributes specified in the attribute specification from the id token,—the first computer system transmits the at least one attribute to the second computer system after said attribute has been signed.. .
Bundesdruckerei Gmbh
01/22/15
20150026475

Simple nonautonomous peering network media


A method of playing content across a network includes receiving, at a media player, an input from a user selecting media located on a network, sending a request across a network comprised of devices employing a common security protocol, the request to identify peer devices on the network, receiving a response across the network from a peer device, and accessing the media from a content memory of the peer device. A method of tracking valid peers on a secure media network, includes receiving, at a media player, an input from a user selecting media located on a peer device on the network, performing an authentication test of the peer player, determining if a latency associated with the peer player meets a criteria, and updating a latency log on the media player to include the peer player.
Secure Content Storage Association Llc
01/22/15
20150026472

Systems and methods for implementing computer security


A computer system includes memory storing an operating system. An agent executive runs within the operating system.
Cloudpassage, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026469

System and secure encryption for electronic data transfer


A system for secure transfer of encrypted data involves a sender client, a recipient client, a main server, and a key server. The sender client receives instructions from a first user identifying transfer data and a recipient identifier, creates a key, encodes the transfer data using the key, and communicates the key and the recipient identifier to a server.
Ceelox Patents, Llc
01/22/15
20150026464

Steganography detection


Systems and methods for detecting potential steganography use to hide content in computer files transmitted via electronic communications are provided. An electronic communication associated with a computer file may be identified.
Bank Of America Corporation
01/22/15
20150026458

Managing user access in a communications network


A method of operating a node for performing handover between access networks wherein a user has authenticated for network access in a first access network. The method comprises receiving from a home network a first session key and a temporary identifier allocated to the user for the duration of a communication session.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
01/22/15
20150026456

Apparatus and managing digital copyright on epub-based content, and providing epub-based content according to user's right


Disclosed are an apparatus and method for managing a digital copyright on electronic publication (epub)-based content and an apparatus and method for providing epub-based content according to a user's right. An encryption unit of the apparatus for managing digital copyright generates encrypted unit files by encrypting a plurality of unit files included in content in the form of a compressed archive including the plurality of unit files with different encryption keys, stores the encrypted unit files in a content database, generates mapping data by mapping the encryption keys to pieces of identification information of the encrypted unit files, and stores the mapping data in an encryption key database.
Fasoo.com Co., Ltd
01/22/15
20150026448

Dynamic nic binding


In one embodiment, a network boot program is received from a server via a first network interface controller associated with a first network identifier. The network boot program is executed.
Dell Products L.p.
01/22/15
20150026443

Branching to alternate code based on runahead determination


The description covers a system and method for operating a micro-processing system having a runahead mode of operation. In one implementation, the method includes providing, for a first portion of code, a runahead correlate.
Nvidia Corporation
01/22/15
20150026442

System, method, and computer program product for managing out-of-order execution of program instructions


A method, system and computer program product embodied on a computer-readable medium are provided for managing the execution of out-of-order instructions. The method includes the steps of receiving a plurality of instructions and identifying a subset of instructions in the plurality of instructions to be executed out-of-order..
Nvidia Corporation
01/22/15
20150026441

Method and system of inserting marking values used to correlate trace data as between processor cores


A method and system of inserting marker values used to correlate trace data as between processor cores. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are integrated circuit devices comprising a first processor core, a first data collection portion coupled to the first processor core and configured to gather data comprising addresses of instructions executed by the first processor core, a second processor core communicatively coupled to the first processor core, and a second data collection portion coupled to the first processor core and configured to gather data comprising addresses of instructions executed by the second processor core.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
01/22/15
20150026436

Hybrid tag scheduler


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for scheduling based on tags of different types. Some embodiments of the method include broadcasting a first tag to entries in a queue of a scheduler.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026433

Allocation method, apparatus, and program for architectural register


An allocation system and a method for allocating an architectural register in a system having one or more mapping tables. When the allocation system detects a plurality of available architectural registers to an allocation target virtual register, it identifies adjacent instructions to all instructions having the allocation target virtual register in its destination operand, counts the number of uses of the architectural register appearing in the destination operand for each architectural register, summing the number of uses for each architectural register for each entry group in one or more mapping tables having the same assignment rule for correlations with the architectural registers, calculating the total of the numbers of uses of entries for each entry group, and allocating the architectural register to the allocation target virtual register such that the total of the numbers of uses of entries for each entry group approaches uniformity..
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026414

Stride prefetching across memory pages


A prefetcher maintains the state of stored prefetch information, such as a prefetch confidence level, when a prefetch would cross a memory page boundary. The maintained prefetch information can be used both to identify whether the stride pattern for a particular sequence of demand requests persists after the memory page boundary has been crossed, and to continue to issue prefetch requests according to the identified pattern.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026375

Control apparatus, computer system, control method and storage medium


A control apparatus which controls an access to a memory acquires, for the access to the memory, a predetermined address corresponding to the order of addresses at which the memory is accessed, and determines whether the predetermined address is identical to the target address of the access. In a case where the predetermined address is identical to the target address, the control apparatus controls the access to the memory so as to perform page close after the end of the access to the target address..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/22/15
20150026367

Computer device and identification device therein


An identification device includes a processing unit. The processing unit is electrically connected between a control circuit and a connection port, in which the processing unit is configured for detecting and identifying an external device which is connected to the port; when the processing unit identifies the external device as a first external device, the processing unit is configured for blocking information transmission between the first external device and the control circuit and when the processing unit identifies the external device as a second external device, the processing unit is configured for enabling the information transmission between the second external device and the control circuit..
Nuvoton Technology Corporation
01/22/15
20150026363

Time based ip address hopping


Technologies related to time based ip address hopping are generally described. In some examples, ip communications may involve ip network nodes including source nodes, which may configure and send ip packets via a network, gateway nodes, which may receive ip packets from the network and may send the ip packets to end point nodes, and end point nodes.
Empire Technology Development Llc
01/22/15
20150026362

Dynamic service path creation


Presented herein are techniques for dynamic creation of a unique service path for a service chain. In one example, a service controller and a plurality of service nodes are provided, each service node configured to apply a service function to traffic that passes through the respective service node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026361

Ingress based headroom buffering for switch architectures


A network device performs ingress based headroom buffering. The network device may be configured as an output queue switch and include a main packet buffer that stores packet data according to a destination egress port.
Broadcom Corporation
01/22/15
20150026354

System and implementing multimedia calling line identification presentation service


Implementing a multimedia calling line identification presentation service. A multimedia resource notification module obtains a storage address of a multimedia resource that is stored by a resource storage entity and that is subscribed to by a calling terminal, and sends the storage address of the multimedia resource to a resource playing entity.
Inventergy, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026350

Resource-aware system, method and program product for managing request traffic based on a management policy


Under the present invention, the performance of a set of system resources is monitored in response to incoming request traffic. When a system resource is approaching an overload condition, a corrective action is identified and implemented.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026341

System and adding a whitelist entry via dns


A method for adding a blacklisted site to a whitelist. At least one whitelisting query may be generated for an encoded domain in the tag format: a nonce, a hash, a blocked-domain, and a static domain, each separated by a delimiter.
Verisign, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026340

Information processing system, apparatus, and method


An information processing system, which includes one or more computers, includes a reception part configured to receive a request addressed to a predetermined destination, a generation part configured to generate authority identification information for identifying operation authority to operate an apparatus, where the authority identification information has a validity period according to the request, and a transmission part configured to transmit the authority identification information to the transmission source of the request.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026339

Network resource management system utilizing physical network identification for privileged network access


The disclosed network resource management system employs a hardware configuration management (hcm) information handling system (ihs) that may couple to a single administered ihs or to multiple administered ihss via an administrative network. An hcm tool in the hcm ihs may generate, modify and store hardware configuration information, including physical network identifications (pnet ids), in an hcm database and share the hcm database with the administered ihss.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026337

Techniques for web server management


Techniques for provisioning and decommissioning web servers in an automated manner. In one embodiment, a threshold value relating to an operational metric of a web server can be stored.
Oracle International Corporation
01/22/15
20150026333

Network system, network management apparatus and application management apparatus


A network management apparatus is configured to: receive transmitted information acquisition request; generate, based on topology storage area, an application edge device list indicating at least one edge network device through which the traffic for providing an application indicated by the information acquisition request passes; identify a route through which the traffic for providing the application indicated by the information acquisition request passes, based on the generated application edge device list and the provision source of the application indicated by the information acquisition request; acquire quality information on the identified route; and transmit the acquired quality information to the application management apparatus.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026330

Generating unique identifiers for mobile devices


Systems and methods for generating unique identifiers for devices are disclosed. In some implementations, a set of characteristics of a device is received.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
01/22/15
20150026329

Home network of connected consumer devices


A method of associating a function to a room within a home, includes forming a mesh network in the structure with a plurality of nodes, each node having a communication module, segmenting the nodes into rooms based upon the time of flight, obtaining an identity for at least one node in a room; and using the identity to assign a purpose to the room.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company
01/22/15
20150026322

Configuring a network device


According to an example, a managing server may establish a relation that associates a downlink interface of a gateway device with information of configuration content, receive a request for configuration content from a network device, identify a downlink interface of a gateway device that is directly connected with the network device, and send configuration content corresponding to the downlink interface of the gateway device to the network device based on the relation that associates the downlink interface of the gateway device with the configuration content so as to implement configurations of the network device.. .
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026319

Method and system for remote device management


Determining an identification of an auto-configuration server from the plurality of auto-configuration servers in accordance with the identification of the manageable electronic device.. .
01/22/15
20150026318

Identifying network communication patterns


Examples of the present disclosure include methods, devices, and/or systems. Identifying network communication patterns can include analyzing a distributed computer program of a network, estimating virtual network communication traffic based on the analysis, and mapping the virtual network communication traffic to a physical network link.
01/22/15
20150026316

Energy management system and method, inlcuding auto-provisioning capability


According to an aspect of the disclosure, a provisioning system for a network includes a first device associated with a site. The first device includes a communication chip associated therewith.
Allure Energy, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026314

Network resource management system utilizing physical network identification for bridging operations


The disclosed network resource management system employs a hardware configuration management (hcm) information handling system (ihs) that may couple to a single administered ihs or to multiple administered ihss via an administrative network. An hcm tool in the hcm ihs may generate, modify and store hardware configuration information, including physical network identifications (pnet ids), in an hcm database and share the hcm database with the administered ihss.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026313

Data center bridging network configuration and management


A data center bridged (dcb) information handling system (ihs) network include a plurality of switch ihss that are connected together to provide the ihs network, and a management ihs coupled to each of the plurality of switch ihss through a management network. The management ihs is configured to identify a plurality of data traffic flows and, for each identified data traffic flow, to determine a flow path through the ihs network.
Dell Products L.p.
01/22/15
20150026308

Attributing users to audience segments


A streaming media server inserts contextual markers into a media stream being delivered to an end user device for play out to an end user. The contextual markers can be inserted in-band into spot blocks, and can be used to identify media items included in the spot block.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026304

System for maintaining common data across multiple platforms


Systems and methods are described for maintaining a user's common data across multiple platforms. The common data is information about the user and graphical and design elements of publications that should be consistently presented across online, other electronic, and non-electronic platforms, such as websites, social networking profiles, electronic and printed business listings, email and print newsletters, business cards, letterhead, and the like.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
01/22/15
20150026298

Colour variant selection method using a mobile device


The invention relates to a method of selecting the most probable variant of a matching paint candidate colour standard for vehicle repair using a mobile device having a colour display and an input unit and which is capable of data exchange with a central computer via an at least partly wireless communication line, wherein verbal or symbolic characterizations describing visual differences between a selected candidate colour standard and identified variants are displayed on the display of the mobile device.. .
Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.v.
01/22/15
20150026297

Content tagging using broadcast device information


A number of devices co-located at a geographic location can broadcast and receive identity information. The identity information can include a unique device identifier and a device description.
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150026292

Encapsulation scheme for cloud computing environment


A first cloud computing device includes a first virtual machine, and receives, from the first virtual machine, a packet destined for a second virtual machine provided in a second cloud computing device. The device appends, to the packet, a header that includes an address of the second cloud computing device, a virtual local area network (vlan) identifier of the first virtual machine, and a vlan identifier of the second virtual machine.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
01/22/15
20150026289

Content source discovery


Systems and methods for discovering content sources and/or delivering content to applications resident on mobile devices are described. In some embodiments, the systems and methods transmit information identifying one or more applications resident on a mobile device to a server, receive, from the server, information associated with content items available for retrieval from a content server and associated with the identified one or more applications, and cause the mobile device to retrieve at least one of the content items available for retrieval from the content server..
Opanga Networks, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026287

Network resource management system utilizing physical network identification for converging operations


The disclosed network resource management system employs a hardware configuration management (hcm) information handling system (ihs) that may couple to a single administered ihs or to multiple administered ihss via an administrative network. An hcm tool in the hcm ihs may generate, modify and store hardware configuration information, including physical network identifications (pnet ids), in an hcm database and share the hcm database with the administered ihss.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026283

Selectively translating portions of electronic messages


A method, system and computer program product for instant message communication in a wireless and non-wireless environment. A message is sent from a mobile unit device over a wireless communication network.
Facebook, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026277

Method and system for message processing


Processing a message includes receiving at a message processing system the message that is distributed by a message distributor, the message having a message type, based at least in part on the message type, locating among a plurality of subscriber groups a subscriber group that subscribes to the message type, each of the plurality of subscriber groups having a unique identifier and comprising one or more message subscriber nodes, at least some of the one or more message subscriber nodes in each of the plurality of subscriber groups being connected to the message processing system, and transmitting the message to a message subscriber node that belongs to the subscriber group that is located.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited
01/22/15
20150026275

Content sharing method, terminal, server, and system, and computer storage medium


A method, a terminal, a server, a system and a computer storage medium for sharing contents are disclosed. The method includes: receiving a reporting request massage carrying position information and identifier information of a user sent by a terminal when an application adapted to obtain contents is used to obtain a content to be shared, obtaining a sharing object according to the position information and the identifier information of the user, wherein the distance between the user and the sharing object is less than a predetermined distance and/or the sharing object has used the application in a predetermined time period, and sending a reporting response massage carrying the sharing object to the terminal to enable the terminal to share the content to be shared according to the sharing object..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
01/22/15
20150026266

Share to stream


In one embodiment, a message transmitted from a first individual to a second individual via a communication platform may be identified, where the message includes a media item, a hypertext link providing access to the media item, or a uniform resource locator (url) providing access to the media item. The media item, hypertext link, or url may be obtained from the message.
Yahoo! Inc.
01/22/15
20150026263

Content storing device query


A method, apparatus, and correspondingly configured computer program, in which a querying device inputs a user an identification of desired content and sends a query request for the desired content to surrounding memory devices. The query request is adapted to cause compatible receiving memory devices to perform a search based on the request.
Nokia Corporation
01/22/15
20150026256

Alert notification synchronization across data processing devices


A method includes executing an instance of a process on each of a data processing device and one or more other data processing device(s), and setting up a personal area network (pan) associated with a user through registering the one or more other data processing device(s) with the data processing device based on an identifier thereof utilizing a first communication link of the pan to enable data communication therebetween. The method also includes transmitting, through the execution of the instance of the process, a notification of an alert of an incoming communication to the one or more other data processing device(s) from the one or more other data processing device(s) to the data processing device through a second communication link of the pan following the setting up of the pan to enable the user be apprised of the alert through the data processing device..
Nvidia Corporation
01/22/15
20150026255

Determination of general and topical news and geographical scope of news content


Methods for categorizing news are presented. One method groups articles into clusters that share a common topic.
Yahoo! Inc.
01/22/15
20150026253

Method, system, and computer program product for sharing information


In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving an excerpt of information from a first user, wherein the excerpt of information includes information from a target web page; storing the excerpt, in an xml format, in a folder on a storage medium; detecting a change in the target web page; in response to the detected change in the target web page, updating the excerpt of information from the target web page; receiving, from the first user, an identification of a second user with whom the first user wishes to share the excerpt of information; and transmitting a communication to the second user inviting the second user to view the excerpt of information in the folder.. .
Demand Media, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026249

Network video unit


Providing content to content receiving devices, such as digital video recorders, connected to a computer network through a content provider is described. According to one aspect, a server maintains a database correlating contact information to content receiving devices in its network.
The Directv Group, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026248

Data communication coordination with sequence numbers


Described are sequence numbers for client-server communication, to control a client's use of server resources. A server grants the client credits, and the client consumes a credit for sending each command to the server.
Microsoft Corporation
01/22/15
20150026242

Apparatus and providing content


A method of receiving content in a client is provided. The method may include receiving, from a server, a spatial set identifier (id) corresponding to a tile group including at least one tile, sending, to the server, a request for first content corresponding to metadata, and receiving, from the server, the first content corresponding to the request..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
01/22/15
20150026241

Deltacasting for overlapping requests


Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided for improving utilization of a communications system (e.g., a satellite communications system) when handling overlapping content requests. Embodiments use various techniques (e.g., dictionary coding techniques) to create fingerprints of content traversing the links of the communications system.
Viasat, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026240

Location based network usage policies


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for location based network usage policies. One of the methods includes storing information defining a plurality of network policy groups, receiving first information indicating that a client device is connected to the network at a first physical location, and identifying a first user role associated with the client device, identifying, from among the plurality of network policy groups, a first network policy group having both (i) an associated first policy location that corresponds to the client device's first physical location, and (ii) an associated policy role that corresponds to the client device's first user role, and regulating the client device's access to resources available on the network based on the one or more network usage policies associated with the identified first network policy group..
Iboss, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026238

System and managing event tracking


A system and method of managing event tracking includes a tracking registry. The tracking registry includes a memory for storing tracking entries, a tracking entry hierarchy, and a registry interface configured to receive requests from a plurality of modules.
Netapp, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026222

Creating unique content item identifiers


The disclosed technology generates unique identifiers for content items in a multi-user network-based content management system. The generated identifiers satisfy at least the properties of, (1) the guid is unique on the local client device; (2) the guid is preserved across reboots, moves, renames, and content item modifications; (3) the guid is not preserved when the content item is copied; and (4) the guid is not reused after a content item is deleted.
Dropbox, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026214

System and facilitating access to open public records


Systems and methods for facilitating access to open public records are provided. The system for facilitating access to open public records comprising an open public records computer system for electronically receiving a request for a public record from a requestor computer system of a requestor, and a database in electronic communication with the open public records computer system, the database storing an updatable index of custodians of records thereon, wherein the open public records computer system automatically identifies a custodian appropriate for the request from the index, and transmits the request anonymously on behalf of the requestor to a custodian computer system of the custodian identified thereby preserving an identity of the requestor..
New Jersey Appleseed Public Interest Law Center
01/22/15
20150026211

Dynamic social network relationship determination method and apparatus


A method for a computer system includes receiving an identifier from a user, initiating a user session in response to the identifier, determining a social map for the user in response to the identifier and in response to a plurality of social network relationships, receiving a first change to the plurality of social network relationships from the user, receiving a second change to the plurality of network relationships from another user, determining a revised social map for the user during the user session in response to receiving the first change, but not in response to receiving the second change, wherein the revised social map for the user reflects the first change and the second change, and storing the revised social map for the user during the user session in a cache.. .
01/22/15
20150026210

Dynamic social network relationship determination method and apparatus


A method for a computer system includes receiving an identifier from a user, initiating a user session in response to the identifier, determining a social map for the user in response to the identifier and in response to a plurality of social network relationships, receiving a first change to the plurality of social network relationships from the user, receiving a second change to the plurality of network relationships from another user, determining a revised social map for the user during the user session in response to receiving the first change, but not in response to receiving the second change, wherein the revised social map for the user reflects the first change and the second change, and storing the revised social map for the user during the user session in a cache.. .
01/22/15
20150026208

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
01/22/15
20150026206

Matching method and matching program


A matching method includes: accumulating log information indicating histories of operations performed on devices by users; receiving a request for information regarding use of a first device from an information requester being one of the users and using the first device; analyzing log information of the first device from among the log information accumulated in the accumulating; identifying, as an information provider candidate, at least one of the users using a second device by using the log information of the first device analyzed in the analyzing and log information of the second device being of the same type as the first device; notifying the information provider candidate of the request from the information requester; and notifying the information requester of provided information which is information regarding use of the first device and provided by the information provider candidate in response to the request.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
01/22/15
20150026205

Memorabilia provenance authentication


Embodiments of the invention for the track, categorize, or authenticate the provenance of historical artifacts. The invention couples an artifact to at least one unique identifier.
Provenance
01/22/15
20150026201

Method for maintaining common data across multiple platforms


Systems and methods are described for maintaining a user's common data across multiple platforms. The common data is information about the user and graphical and design elements of publications that should be consistently presented across online, other electronic, and non-electronic platforms, such as websites, social networking profiles, electronic and printed business listings, email and print newsletters, business cards, letterhead, and the like.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
01/22/15
20150026192

Systems and methods for topic filter recommendation for online social environments


The technology disclosed relates to applying collaborative filtering methods to generate topic profiles or filters that can be applied to a social feed. In particular, similar users are identified based on existing topic profiles or aggregations of existing topic profiles.
Salesforce.com,inc.
01/22/15
20150026190

Geo-location custom indexes


Apparatuses, systems, and methods for generating and utilizing custom indexes for a plurality of geo-locations are described. A plurality of indexes are generated, each corresponding to one of a plurality of geo-locations, based on spatial area subdivisions of a space including the plurality of geo-locations.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026189

Index structure for a relational database table


Embodiments are directed to building an index structure for a relational database (rdb) table and for querying the rdb table. An aspect includes obtaining json documents from a rdb table, identifying json objects in the json documents and assigning identifiers for them, and building an index structure according to values in the json objects such that the index structure includes at least one node that records values in a json object and includes the identifier of the specific json object.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026186

Enterprise asset management


Methods and apparatuses for asset management are disclosed. In one example, a system and method includes receiving an indication of a coupling of an asset to a computing device.
Plantronics, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026183

Ontology index for content mapping


A method of generating an ontology index for use in mapping content fields to ontology terms from one or more ontologies, the method including, in an electronic processing device, selecting one or more ontologies, each ontology including a number of ontology terms, determining an ontology term meaning for at least some of the ontology terms and generating an index including index terms indicative of the ontology terms, wherein the index identifies ontology terms having equivalent ontology term meanings.. .
Semantic Technologies Pty Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026182

Systems and methods for generation of searchable structures respective of multimedia data content


Methods and systems for generating concept structures from signature reduced clusters (srcs) are provided. The method includes retrieving at least one src including a cluster of signatures respective of a plurality of multimedia data elements (mmdes); generating at least one metadata for each signature of the cluster of signatures; identifying a number of repetitions of a metadata of the at least one generated metadata; and determining whether the number of repetitions of the metadata exceeds a predefined repetition threshold; upon determining that the number of repetitions of the metadata exceeds the predefined repetition threshold, identifying the metadata as representative of the src; comparing the representative metadata to metadata that is representative of at least one previously generated src to determine a metadata match; and upon determining the metadata match, identifying the retrieved src and the matching previously generated src as a concept structure..
Cortica, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026181

Matching anonymized user identifiers across differently anonymized data sets


Provided is a process of obtaining a plurality of location data sets from different providers of user geolocation history, each location data set including a plurality of user-activity records, each user-activity records being associated with a user identifier and including geolocations of the corresponding user and times that the corresponding user was at the geolocations, the different providers having different user identifiers for a given corresponding user; matching, by one or more processors, the user identifiers between the location data sets based on geolocations of the corresponding user and times that the corresponding user was at the geolocations; and storing the matched user identifiers in association with one another in corresponding user profiles.. .
Placeiq, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026177

System and identifying the context of multimedia content elements


A method and system for determining a current context of a multimedia content element are provided. The method includes receiving at least one multimedia content element from a user device; receiving at least one environmental variable related to the at least one multimedia content element; generating at least one signature for the multimedia content element; determining a context of the at least one multimedia content element based on the at least one contextual parameter; and determining the current context of the at least one multimedia content element based on at least one contextual parameter and the determined context..
Cortica, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026175

Healthcare system integration


An approach is provided for acquiring and integrating data into external services. According to the approach, image and/or video data and identification data are received from a client device.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026174

Auto insurance system integration


An approach is provided for acquiring and integrating data into external services. According to the approach, image and/or video data and identification data are received from a client device.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026170

Representative document selection for a set of duplicate documents


Systems and methods are provided for obtaining a plurality of documents. A respective document in the plurality of documents is associated with a score and each document in the plurality of documents is from a different data structure in a plurality of data structures.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150026169

Providing answers to questions using logical synthesis of candidate answers


A method, system and computer program product for generating answers to questions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an input query, decomposing the input query into a plurality of different subqueries, and conducting a search in one or more data sources to identify at least one candidate answer to each of the subqueries.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026164

Utilizing dependency among internet search results


Techniques, systems, and articles of manufacture for utilizing dependency among internet search results. A method includes associating a user search query with a search task, identifying multiple information documents that correspond to the search task, and generating a recommended sequence of the multiple information documents to present to the user in response to the user search query, wherein the recommended sequence is based on dependency information associated with the multiple information documents..
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026162

Processing techniques for visual capture data from a rendered document


A facility for navigating an electronic document is described. The facility receives user input selecting a portion of the content of a rendered document that constitutes a sentence fragment.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150026155

Methods, systems, and generating search results


Methods, systems, and apparatus to constrain a search are described. A selection of one or more items of a search result set by a user may be obtained.
Ebay Inc.
01/22/15
20150026153

Search engine for information retrieval system


A search engine performs semantic analysis of unstructured search terms to generate relational database queries. By understanding the semantics, the search engine more effectively identifies and predicts what information the user is searching for and provides more in-depth user assistance.
Thoughtspot, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026146

System and applying a set of actions to one or more objects and interacting with the results


An internet search computer system is provided that includes a computer network service environment that includes a search input utility that initiates the presentation on a display linked to a client device of a search interface; the search input utility allowing one or more users to select one or more search objects, and optionally collecting search input from the one or more users. The search engine utility is configured to iteratively process the search objects and/or search input so as to identify a plurality of suggested actions that are responsive to the search objects and/or search input, for further selection by the one or more users.
01/22/15
20150026145

Information retrieval system


An information retrieval system converts unstructured ad-hoc search queries into structured search instructions that retrieve data in a structured relational database or an unstructured database. Data from the database is uploaded into a distributed in-memory database system.
Scaligent Inc.
01/22/15
20150026144

Combining content with a search result


Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method for providing content. A search query is received.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150026143

Data handling


The concepts relate to data handling, and more specifically to data handling scenarios where data is revised on one computer and stored on another computer. One example can obtain a set of blobs relating to revisions of a file.
Microsoft Corporation
01/22/15
20150026141

In-memory bitmap for column store operations


Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for implementing a bitmap for a column store database. An embodiment operates by creating, by at least one processor, a bitmap identifying rows in a column store database.
Sybase, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026138

Systems, methods, and computer program products for modifying and deleting data from a mobile device


Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for transmitting modified sets of data to, or deleting existing sets of data from, mobile wallet applications on mobile devices. Data set identifiers associated with existing sets of data, attributes defining existing sets of data, and other information associated with existing sets of data are stored on a server.
Jvl Ventures, Llc
01/22/15
20150026132

Hash-based snapshots


Methods and systems configured to provide hash-based snapshot services for a virtual storage are provided. The system includes a processor and memory coupled with the processor.
Vmware, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026129

Managing replicated data


An approach for managing replicated data is presented. Metadata is received specifying inter-data correlation(s), inter-replica correlation(s), and data-replica correlation(s) among replicas generated for a system.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026117

Method and system for reconciling meta-data in a data warehouse


A data warehouse system comprising a warehouse database and a data warehouse manager communicatively coupled to the database. The warehouse manager is to store data to and retrieve data from the warehouse database and perform metadata reconciliation to update metadata of objects in the data warehouse to reflect a change in metadata of a first object in the warehouse by identifying a first set of objects impacted by the change to the metadata of the first object, identifying a second set of objects on which the first object depends, identifying at least one task that has to be completed to propagate the impact of the change in the metadata of the first object to objects in the first and second sets of objects, performing the task, and dynamically computing additional tasks based on whether or not definitions of objects in the first or second sets of objects changes based upon completion of the at least one task..
Oracle International Corporation
01/22/15
20150026114

System and automatically extracting data from plurality of data sources and loading the same to plurality of target databases


The present invention discloses system and method for automatically extracting data from plurality of data sources in various formats through source channels and loading data to plurality of target databases through connectors. The system includes a data transformation module for transforming data received from the plurality of data sources, a data processing module for automatically analyzing and organising the received data for loading into the plurality of target databases, and a metadata repository for storing metadata of the processed data for future usage.
01/22/15
20150026113

System and identification of deviations from periodic behavior patterns in multimedia content


A method and system for identification of a deviation from a periodic behavior pattern in a sequence of multimedia content segments are provided. The system comprises receiving the sequence of multimedia content segments; generating at least one signature for each multimedia content segment of the sequence of multimedia content segments; comparing at least two signatures generated for at least two consecutive multimedia content segments to detect a periodic behavior pattern; upon detecting the periodic behavior pattern, comparing at least one signature generated for at least a subsequently received multimedia content segment to at least one signature representing the detected multimedia content segment to identify a deviation from the periodic behavior pattern; and upon identifying the deviation from the periodic behavior pattern, generating a notification with respect to the at least one deviation..
Cortica, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026110

Spiking model to learn arbitrary multiple transformations for a self-realizing network


A neural network, wherein a portion of the neural network comprises: a first array having a first number of neurons, wherein the dendrite of each neuron of the first array is provided for receiving an input signal indicating that a measured parameter gets closer to a predetermined value assigned to said neuron; and a second array having a second number of neurons, wherein the second number is smaller than the first number, the dendrite of each neuron of the second array forming an excitatory stdp synapse with the axon of a plurality of neurons of the first array; the dendrite of each neuron of the second array forming an excitatory stdp synapse with the axon of neighboring neurons of the second array.. .
Hrl Laboratories, Llc
01/22/15
20150026108

Managing computer server capacity


Systems and methods are disclosed for using machine learning (e.g., neural networks and/or combinatorial learning) to solve the non-linear problem of predicting the provisioning of a server farm (e.g., cloud resources). The machine learning may be performed using commercially available products, such as the snns product from the university of stuttgard of germany.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026107

System and apparatus that identifies, captures, classifies and deploys tribal knowledge unique to each operator in a semi-automated manufacturing set-up to execute automatic technical superintending operations to improve manufacturing system performance and the methods therefor


A system and method for the capture and storage of industrial process and operational machine data including operator input and environmental factors, the analysis thereof in order to identify elements of tribal knowledge therein, the storage of such elements of tribal knowledge for future reference and analysis and the deployment of such tribal knowledge, specifically in a manufacturing system.. .
Manufacturing System Insights (dba System Insights
01/22/15
20150026105

Systems and determining influence of entities with respect to contexts


Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided that help advertisers identify and bid for valuable display advertising impressions made available through advertising exchanges. An influence determination system builds an influence graph that includes representations of entities that make advertising impressions available and interactions between such entities.
A6 Corporation
01/22/15
20150026102

Directory service discovery and/or learning


In the context of a client sub-system that requires the use of directory services on behalf of a tenant (such as an overlay tenant), learning an identity of a server node, that can provide such directory services by: (i) sending, by the client sub-system to a first server node, a first directory service request for directory service for a first tenant; (ii) receiving, by the client sub-system, a first acknowledgement from a second server node; and (iii) learning, by the client sub-system, that the second server node can provide directory service for the first tenant based upon the first acknowledgement.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026098

Collectively analyzing holdings across multiple fixed income products


Systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums (i.e., utilities) for use in enabling corporate treasurers, money managers, and other investors to view and analyze consolidated credit risk on individual investments across multiple money market products (mmps) and/or multiple accounts. In one aspect, the utilities may generate a database of mmp and related holding information that may be used to research and analyze one or more mmps and/or underlying securities even if the same mmp or security is associated with different identifiers.
Institutional Cash Distributors, Llc
01/22/15
20150026092

System and providing assistance


A system is provided that provides customer service functions within a store location. In one implementation, an application is provided that executes on a customer's personal device (e.g., a cell phone) or other store systems (e.g., kiosks) that allows the customer to request assistance from store employees.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026083

Generating connection map for intelligent connections in enterprises


A user establishes a profile with an enterprise intelligence system. The user specifies a watchlist identifying entities such as members and/or enterprises in which the user is interested.
Insideview Technologies, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026082

Process for automating compliance with know your customer requirements


The disclosure relates to a process for verifying the identity of the user submitting information to an online application portal for a business and verifying that he is a legal representative of that business. Using the process, a lender can calculate scores, which will allow a lender to verify with some certainty that the user is authorized to submit the application.
On Deck Capital, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026080

Methods and title protocol, authentication, and sharing


A title management apparatus resident on a first computer including a memory for storing a control program and data, and a processor for executing the control program and for managing the data. The apparatus includes a title object resident in the memory including a title structure, the title structure further comprising a content element, a set of attributes, and a set of title object security indicia.
Oncircle, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026077

Centralized customer assistance and system verification


A system and method for providing customer guidance in deploying a modular computing system is provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises receiving a shipping container identifier.
Netapp, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026071

Smartcard to virtual media conversion


In one embodiment, a method for converting a smartcard into a virtual media in a transit system is provided. The method includes reading data from a smartcard.
Cubic Corporation
01/22/15
20150026070

Systems and methods for correlating cardholder identity attributes on a payment card network to determine payment card fraud


A method and system for correlating cardholder identity attributes on a payment card interchange network using a computer device coupled to a database are provided. The method includes storing at a central store, personally identifiable information from an issuer for a plurality of payment card cardholders, the personally identifiable information encrypted to prevent payment card transaction data from being associated with the personally identifiable information, receiving, from a merchant, personally identifiable information during a payment card transaction, encrypting the received personally identifiable information, and comparing the encrypted stored personally identifiable information to the encrypted received personally identifiable information to determine a risk of fraud during the payment card transaction..
Mastercard International Incorporated
01/22/15
20150026065

System and using electronic funds transfer to complete payment for goods and services


A system and method of using electronic funds transfer (eft) to complete payment for goods and services. An example method of operating a transaction terminal includes identifying items selected by a customer for purchase, determining a required payment amount for the items, obtaining identification information from the customer, obtaining contact information and payment information, including bank account information and bank routing number information, from a customer profile associated with the identification information, creating a check image, sending a request for payment message providing access to the check image and the payment information to a mobile communication device of the customer using the contact information in the customer profile, and receiving a reply message from the mobile communication device authorizing payment for the items via electronic funds transfer and including a 2d barcode containing the check image and the payment information..
Ncr Corporation
01/22/15
20150026064

System and using electronic funds transfer to complete payment for goods and services


A system and method of using electronic funds transfer (eft) to complete payment for goods and services. An example method of operating a transaction terminal includes identifying items selected by a customer for purchase, determining a required payment amount for the items, obtaining identification information from the customer, obtaining contact information and payment information, including bank account information and bank routing number information, from a customer profile associated with the identification information, creating a check image, sending a request for payment message providing access to the check image and the payment information to a mobile communication device of the customer using the contact information in the customer profile, and receiving a reply message from the mobile communication device authorizing payment for the items via electronic funds transfer and including a 2d barcode containing the check image and the payment information..
Ncr Corporation
01/22/15
20150026062

Payment collection, aggregation and realization apparatuses, methods and systems


The payment collection, aggregation and realization apparatuses, methods and systems receive a communication message including a payment indication to transfer a payment amount to a payee; determine the communication message is originated from a user compute device before the user has registered with the payment system; obtain, from the communication message, a reference identifier referencing the user; generate a temporary profile including the reference identifier and information relating to the payment indication; receive, subsequent to receiving the communication message, payment account information of the user after registration of the user with the payment system; and automatically initiate a payment transaction for the payment indication from the temporary profile based on the payment account information.. .
Jetco Research Inc.
01/22/15
20150026052

Methods, systems and computer readable media for facilitating a remote deposit to a prepaid card account


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating a remote deposit to a prepaid card account are disclosed. In one example, the method includes receiving, via an application programming interface (api) supported by a central switch node, a web based service message containing a load request from an acquiring entity.
Mastercard International Incoorporated
01/22/15
20150026051

System, method and article of manufacture for facilitating instantaneous cash deposit


The present disclosure relates to a financial instrument having a monetary value associated with it and a system and method for using such financial instrument. The financial instrument is generated by a bank and further issued to a retailer for further distribution.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
01/22/15
20150026050

Systems, methods, and computer program products for reporting contactless transaction data


Systems, methods, and computer-program products are provided for managing contactless transaction data. A tap event is performed when a contactless communication module is communicatively coupled to a reader.
Jvl Ventures, Llc
01/22/15
20150026047

Automated pairing of payment products and mobile to mobile devices


A computer receives card transaction data in response to a transaction using a financial services card. The card transaction data identifies at least a location, date, and time associated with the transaction.
Fleetcor Technologies Operating Company, Llc
01/22/15
20150026045

Systems, methods, and computer program products for reporting contactless transaction data


Systems, methods, and computer-program products are provided reporting contactless transaction data. A request for report data is received.
Jvl Ventures, Llc
01/22/15
20150026033

Efficient self-match prevention in an electronic match engine


Protections against self-matching trade orders are disclosed which maximize liquidity/efficiency by reducing/minimizing unnecessary cancelations and/or resubmissions. Rather than automatically cancel or modify the incoming and/or self-matching counter orders, those resting counter orders, which would result in the occurrence of a self-match with an incoming order, are placed in a hold state or otherwise set aside such that the incoming order may be matched with other non-self-matching orders.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
01/22/15
20150026029

Large block trading


Systems and methods for administering trade orders are described. An embodiment comprises receiving, from a first server operated by a first trader, a communication including a first trade order and one or more selection criteria, the first trade order including at least one of a specified instrument, a specified quantity, and a specified price; determining that a database of trade orders does not contain a trade order matching the first trade order; identifying a plurality of traders satisfying the selection criteria; sending, to a plurality of second servers, a query including at least one of the specified instrument, the specified quantity, and the specified price; receiving, from a one of the plurality of second servers operated on behalf of a second trader, a positive response to the query; and facilitating execution of a trade between the first trader and the second trader for the specified instrument at the specified price..
Cfph, Llc
01/22/15
20150026021

Computer implemented reporting system and method


A computer-implemented system is provided for managing a commercial entity and providing reports. The system comprises a cloud-based reporting component configured to receive transaction-related data from at least one electronic device located at the entity; process the transaction-related data to generate a cash-sheet reconciliation report; communicate at least a portion of the pre-processed or processed data to an accounting component; and provide the cash sheet reconciliation report to a user associated with the entity.
01/22/15
20150026019

Inventorying items using image data


A method, system and computer-readable medium are provided for generating and maintaining a catalogue of belongings for a user. The method includes the steps of receiving image data from a user, the image data containing images of one or more items of belonging; identifying one or more items from the image data, determining information regarding the identified one or more items, and adding at least one of the identified one or more items and information regarding the at least one of the identified one or more items to a catalogue of belonging for the user..
Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026011

Offer reporting apparatus and method


A computerized method for storing purchase information for a product in a price database to generate a purchase history includes receiving in a price database a set of sales information for a product, wherein the set of sales information includes a product identifier for a product and a price for the product; and storing in the price database a price entry, which include the set of sales information, wherein the price entry is editable to generate a purchase history.. .
01/22/15
20150026010

Reverse showrooming and merchant-customer engagement system


Systems and methods for providing a merchant-customer engagement system include a physical merchant location in which a customer may be tracked to determine products within the physical merchant location that the customer is interested in. A merchant may use a wearable merchant device that is configured to identify the customer via a camera that captures an image of the customer, and that image may be used to retrieve customer account information for that customer.
01/22/15
20150026007

Smart home environment for shopping


A smart home environment shopping system. One or more inventory needs lists are received from one or more respective smart appliances.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026006

Point-of-interest latency prediction using mobile device location history


A latency analysis system determines a latency period, such as a wait time, at a user destination. To determine the latency period, the latency analysis system receives location history from multiple user devices.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150026002

Smart home environment for shopping


A smart home environment shopping system. One or more inventory needs lists are received from one or more respective smart appliances.
International Business Machines Corporation


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