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08/18/16
20160242116 
 Radio access system and base station apparatus patent thumbnailRadio access system and base station apparatus
A radio access system including: a terminal apparatus, and a base station apparatus, wherein a first and second communicable areas of different size are located in hierarchy, the terminal apparatus and the base station apparatus perform radio communication, the base station apparatus includes: a control unit configured to change a time to maintain connection with the base station apparatus in the terminal apparatus and maintain a first state confirming connection to the base station apparatus at predetermined time interval without performing data transmission and reception, to a time longer than a reference time, according to an attribute of the first or second communicable area in which the terminal apparatus locates; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the changed time to the terminal apparatus, and the terminal apparatus includes: a reception unit configured to receive the changed time.. .
Fujitsu Limited


08/18/16
20160241976 
 Media content playback system and method patent thumbnailMedia content playback system and method
A media apparatus for selecting a media source to provide media content to a playback device that plays back the media content as at least one of audio and video content may include a controller programmed to detect a media zone that includes a playback device, detect a presence of a portable user device that provides media content, determine a number of media sources that are available in the media zone, select a first media source of the number of media sources as a preferred media source based on a hierarchy table, determine whether the preferred media source includes the media content that is provided by the portable user device, and control the preferred media source to provide the media content to the playback device.. .
Harman International Industries, Incorporated


08/18/16
20160241473 
 Apparatus and  processing alternately configured longest prefix match tables patent thumbnailApparatus and processing alternately configured longest prefix match tables
A network switch includes a memory configurable to store alternate table representations of an individual trie in a hierarchy of tries. A prefix table processor accesses in parallel, using an input network address, the alternate table representations of the individual trie and searches for a longest prefix match in each alternate table representation to obtain local prefix matches.
Xpliant, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239356 
 All-to-all message exchange in parallel computing systems patent thumbnailAll-to-all message exchange in parallel computing systems
A method for all-to-all message exchange between program tasks including n>1 hierarchy levels ln, n=1 to n, in which a first level l1 includes a plurality of group tasks and each higher level l(n>1) includes at least one group of level l(n-1) groups to which that task belongs in respective hierarchy levels of the network topology; sending a message via the interconnection network to a respective destination task whose hierarchical identifier is determined; and using the hierarchical identifier to send the program task and the network topology, such that the resulting exchange pattern for the all-to-all message exchange exploits a hierarchical distance in the network topology in a desired manner.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239346 
 Method and system of a hierarchical task scheduler for a multi-thread system patent thumbnailMethod and system of a hierarchical task scheduler for a multi-thread system
A method for scheduling tasks from a program executed by a multi-processor core system is disclosed. The method includes a scheduler that groups a plurality of tasks, each having an assigned priority, by priority in a task group.
Oxide Interactive, Llc


08/18/16
20160239278 
 Generating a schedule of instructions based on a processor memory tree patent thumbnailGenerating a schedule of instructions based on a processor memory tree
A processor employs a memory tree and a code generation and scheduling framework (cgsf) to generate instructions to access data at memory modules associated with the processor. The memory tree is a data structure having a plurality of nodes, with each node corresponding to a different memory module, memory cluster, or other portion of memory.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234518 
 Signaling of operation points for carriage of hevc extensions patent thumbnailSignaling of operation points for carriage of hevc extensions
A first descriptor describes an operation point. The second descriptor is a hierarchy descriptor or a hierarchy extension descriptor.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/11/16
20160232207 
 Hierarchy modeling and query patent thumbnailHierarchy modeling and query
A system includes a stored table comprising a plurality of rows and at least one column, each of the plurality of rows associated with a node of a hierarchy, and one of the at least one columns implicity representing a position of a row's associated node within the hierarchy, wherein a structured query language query is received and, response to the query, one or more values of the one of the at least one columns are determined and one or more properties of the hierarchy are determined based on the one or more values.. .

08/11/16
20160232189 
 Derivation of hierarchy indexes patent thumbnailDerivation of hierarchy indexes
A system includes determination, based on a plurality of rows of a table, where each of the plurality of rows associated with a respective row_id represents a respective a node of a hierarchy, row_id pairs of each parent node-child node pair of the hierarchy, execution, based on the row_id pairs, of a depth-first traversal of the hierarchy to sequentially add each row_id of the plurality of rows to a hierarchy index and receive a node value associated with the added row_id, and, for each of the plurality of rows, update of a row based on the node value associated with the row_id of the row.. .
Sap Se


08/11/16
20160232107 
 Systems and methods for coherence in clustered cache hierarchies patent thumbnailSystems and methods for coherence in clustered cache hierarchies
According to embodiments described herein, the hierarchical complexity for coherence protocols associated with clustered cache architectures can be encapsulated in a simple function, i.e., that of determining when a data block is shared entirely within a cluster (i.e., a sub-tree of the hierarchy) and is private from the outside. This allows embodiments to eliminate complex recursive coherence operations that span the hierarchy and instead employ simple coherence mechanisms such as self-invalidation and write-through but which are restricted to operate where a data block is shared.

08/11/16
20160232106 

Address translation in a data processing apparatus


Apparatus for data processing and a method of data processing are provided. Address translation storage stores address translations between first set addresses and second set addresses, and responds to a request comprising a first set address to return a response comprising a second set address if the required address translation is currently stored therein.
Arm Limited


08/11/16
20160231933 

Memory page access detection


A processor maintains a count of accesses to each memory page. When the accesses to a memory page exceed a threshold amount for that memory page, the processor sets an indicator for the page.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


08/04/16
20160225252 

System and adaptive programming of a remote control


A method and system for adaptively configuring a remote control includes analyzing a log of events, maintained by the remote control, which indicate how the remote control and the devices it controls are used by a user. Once the analysis is performed, the system and method can suggest alternative configurations of the remote control to the user.
Logitech Europe S.a.


08/04/16
20160224581 

Recursive multi-threaded file system scanner for serializing file system metadata exoskeleton


Methods, apparatus, and other embodiments facilitate discovering and serializing metadata for a file system. After initializing or accessing a serialization data structure, recursive search threads that begin at a selected location in the file system are spawned.
Quantum Corporation


08/04/16
20160224433 

Cloud-based hierarchical system preservation


The efficient backing up of a hierarchical system in cloud blob storage. The hierarchical structure of the system as it existed at a prior instance in time is reconstructed.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/28/16
20160219415 

Multicast packet delivery in a wireless network operating in storing mode


Router nodes of a wireless network deliver layer-3 multicast packets to subscribing end devices. In an embodiment, upon receiving a layer-3 multicast packet, a router determines a source that originated the layer-3 multicast packet.
Gainspan Corporation


07/28/16
20160219414 

Multicast packet delivery in a wireless network operating in non-storing mode


A router node according to an aspect of the present disclosure maintains multicast information indicating child nodes registered for respective multicasts, while operating in a non-storing mode along with other router nodes of a wireless network for processing unicast packets. Upon receiving a layer-3 multicast packet, the router node examines the multicast information to identify a set of child nodes registered for the corresponding multicast.
Gainspan Corporation


07/28/16
20160219281 

Coding coding moving image


In a coding method, a background image is extracted from a target frame included in a moving image (s11), a plurality of kinds of pieces of metadata indicating a feature of at least one object included in the target frame are extracted from the target frame (s12), the plurality of kinds of pieces of metadata are hierarchically disposed in each kind (s13), and coded information is generated, the coded information including background image information specifying the background image and meta-information indicating a part of or all the pieces of metadata corresponding to a hierarchy selected from the plurality of kinds of pieces of metadata (s14).. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/28/16
20160217424 

Graphical modeling of position hierarchies


A method and system for providing a graphical position hierarchy and associated data sets is described. The method includes receiving a graphical position hierarchy model, analyzing nodes of the position hierarchy model to discern branches and leafs thereof, associating incumbent information with the nodes, where the incumbent information pertains to resources such as employees, contracting services, consulting, and other data and attributes related to the position hierarchy model, and displaying the model to a user thereof.
Oracle International Corporation


07/28/16
20160217401 

Systems and methods of adding and reconciling dimension members


A method includes generating a workforce plan including forecasted headcount values associated with a plurality of dimension members of a plurality of dimensions and receiving input to create a first dimension member of a particular dimension of the plurality of dimensions. The particular dimension has an associated dimension level in a hierarchy corresponding to the particular dimension.
Visier Solutions, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216846 

Selectable flattening hierarchical object browser


Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to hierarchical tree file browsers and provide a method, system and computer program product for selectably flattening a hierarchical tree object structure in a hierarchical tree object browser. In one embodiment of the invention, a method of flattening an object hierarchy in an object browser can be provided.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/28/16
20160213279 

System and functional mri of the neural system in conscious unrestrained dogs


Many factors contribute to dogs superior olfactory capabilities as compared to humans. Studies explored this aspect at the cellular and behavior levels; however, the cognitive-level neural substrates linking them have never been explored.
Auburn University


07/21/16
20160210468 

Method to customize and automate a classification block for information contained in an electronic document


A software engine runs in a compatible mode with off-the-shelf word processors, e-mail programs and presentation development software and other document development software. The software engine is used for the security classification of sensitive or national security classified information in electronic and resultant hard copy document formats.

07/21/16
20160210238 

Utilization of a distributed index to provide object memory fabric coherency


Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods to implement an object memory fabric. Object memory modules may include object storage storing memory objects, memory object meta-data, and a memory module object directory.
Ultrata Llc


07/21/16
20160210223 

Detecting potential class loader problems using the class search path sequence for each class loader


A method, system and computer program product for identifying potential class loader problems prior to or during the deployment of the classes to the production environment. A set of class loaders is loaded into memory.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210218 

Detecting potential class loader problems using the class search path sequence for each class loader


A method, system and computer program product for identifying potential class loader problems prior to or during the deployment of the classes to the production environment. A set of class loaders is loaded into memory.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210053 

Distributed index for fault tolerant object memory fabric


Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for managing processing, memory, storage, network, and cloud computing to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of processing nodes. Embodiments can implement an object memory fabric including object memory modules storing memory objects created natively within the object memory module and may be a managed at a memory layer.
Ultrata Llc


07/21/16
20160210025 

Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating user interface hierarchies


An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts displaying a lower-level user interface that is part of a user interface hierarchy, where the hierarchy includes at least three levels, including the lower-level user interface, an intermediate-level user interface and a higher-level user interface. The device also, while displaying the lower-level user interface, detects an input on a portion of the device that is associated with user interface hierarchy navigation and, in response to detecting the input, in accordance with a determination that the input meets first transition criteria, the device replaces display of the lower-level user interface with display of the intermediate-level user interface and in accordance with a determination that the input meets second transition criteria, the device replaces display of the lower-level user interface with display of the higher-level user interface..
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160205081 

Hierarchical data security


A computing system comprises, in one example, a user interface component configured to generate a data security configuration interface that displays user input mechanisms and receives user configuration inputs, and a data security component configured to control user data access. The data security component comprises a plurality of configurable security objects arranged in a security hierarchy.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/14/16
20160205024 

Large scale bandwidth management of ip flows using a hierarchy of traffic shaping devices


Described herein are approaches for shaping traffic within a data network. In particular, methods and systems herein describe devices configured to classify packets based on particular criteria.
Citrix Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204799 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204798 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204797 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203505 

Network shopping system and associated implementation method


A network shopping system and an associated implementation method are provided. The network shopping system and the associated implementation method are capable of determining qualified registered members for sharing merchandise profit of purchased products upon completing a specific shopping action.
Here2shop, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203398 

Sensor hierarchy


In general, systems/devices consistent with the present disclosure may be configured to interact with (e.g., receive information from and/or control the operation of) sensors organized based on a hierarchy. The term hierarchy, as referenced herein, may describe an arrangement of items (e.g., sensors) into leveled groups organized based on at least one criterion including, for example, ability, complexity, energy consumption, etc.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160203252 

Mask creation with hierarchy management using cover cells


A method and apparatus for translating a hierarchical ic layout file into a format that can be used by a mask writer that accepts files having a limited hierarchy. Cover cells of the original ic layout file or a modified file are designated, and the hierarchical file is redefined to include only those designated cover cells.
Mentor Graphics Corporation


07/14/16
20160203185 

Determining an execution ordering


There is provided a computer-implemented method of determining an execution ordering. An exemplary method comprises generating a directed graph based on a hierarchy.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


07/14/16
20160203184 

Computer methods and systems for flat navigation


Computer-implemented methods and systems for flat navigation allow users to quickly step directly among lower level webpage item-details of higher level item search results. A user thereby avoids navigating a cumbersome webpage hierarchy.
Zoho Corporation Private Limited


07/14/16
20160203066 

Efficient data reads from distributed storage systems


A method of distributing data in a distributed storage system includes receiving a file into non-transitory memory and dividing the received file into chunks. The chunks are data-chunks and non-data chunks.
Google Inc.


07/14/16
20160202970 

Maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs


A maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs is envisaged. The toolkit receives computer programs containing a plurality of modules.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


07/07/16
20160198159 

Upsampling and downsampling of motion maps and other auxiliary maps in a tiered signal quality hierarchy


Certain configurations herein include changing the resolution of an auxiliary map (e.g., a motion map, a z-map, etc.) at a first level of quality to obtain an auxiliary map at a second level of quality. For example, changing the resolution can include receiving a respective auxiliary map of one or more vectors at one or more lower levels of quality and progressively refining, via novel operations, the auxiliary map to higher or lower levels of quality in a hierarchy..

07/07/16
20160197622 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/07/16
20160196278 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/30/16
20160192113 

Heterogeneous network optimization and organization utilizing modal antenna techniques and master-slave schemes


A communication system is described where multiple communication networks are simultaneously accessible from a plurality of fixed and/or mobile communication devices. A master and slave hierarchy is implemented among the communication devices to improve communication properties on one or multiple networks.

06/30/16
20160191993 

Source identification for unauthorized copies of content


Systems and methods for authentication generate keys from secret credentials shared between authenticating parties and authenticators. Generation of the keys may involve utilizing specialized information in the form of parameters that are used to specialize keys.

06/30/16
20160188821 

System and aggregation and intelligent analysis of individual health data with multimodal communication


A system and method for aggregation and intelligent analysis of individual health data with multimodal communication are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes the following: generating a care plan associated with a person, the care plan including at least one rule defining an action to be performed if at least one of a plurality of metrics is not timely received or if at least one of the plurality of metrics is outside of pre-defined limits; collecting and aggregating the plurality of metrics associated with the person, the plurality of metrics being collected by explicit entry by the person or automatically captured by a sensor associated with the person; providing support to the person in adhering to the care plan; and performing the action based on the care plan, the action including automatically sending a notification to at least one of a hierarchy of pre-defined recipients by one or more methods of communication..

06/30/16
20160188620 

Auto suggestion in search with additional properties


A computer initializes a configuration specified in an extensible markup language (xml) configuration file. The xml configuration file specifies at least one data source, a dimension to map each item of a plurality of items that include products, product accessories, or product support documents in the at least one data source, and a display priority for each item.

06/30/16
20160188441 

Testing multi-threaded applications


In one example, a method for testing a multi-threaded application includes running an initial test of the multi-threaded application and collecting thread generation data and determining the thread hierarchy. The thread execution is then modified to produce a modified configuration and a second test is run with the modified configuration.

06/30/16
20160187944 

Dynamic hierarchical performance balancing of computational resources


Systems and methods may provide a set of networked computational resources such as nodes that may be arranged in a hierarchy. A hierarchy of performance balancers receives performance samples from the computational resources beneath them and uses the performance samples to conduct a statistical analysis of variations in their performance.

06/23/16
20160182084 

Physical layer encoding and decoding method and apparatuses thereof


This application discloses a physical layer encoding and decoding method and apparatuses thereof, where the method includes: receiving an mii control block and a first 256-bit to-be-encoded block that are input; determining a control block in the first 256-bit to-be-encoded block, and compressing the determined control block; determining a physical layer encoding format, a value of a sync header, a hierarchy of a block type field, and a value of the block type field according to the mii control block; and obtaining an encoding result by means of mapping the compressed to-be-encoded block to data in a physical layer data format according to the determined physical layer encoding format, adding a sync header to the data, and adding, according to the hierarchy of the block type field, a block type field to space obtained by compression. This application may be used to meet a requirement of an rs-fec algorithm..

06/23/16
20160181806 

Hierarchical operational control of aggregated load management resources


An aggregation comprises: loads that draw electricity, and a hierarchy including a root dispatch engine at the top of the hierarchy, downstream dispatch engines each servicing downstream points comprising further downstream dispatch engines or loads, and the loads at the bottom of the hierarchy. Each downstream dispatch engine sends draw dispatches to its downstream points such that the total draw computed by summing the draw dispatches equals a draw dispatch received by the downstream dispatch engine from the dispatch engine above it in the hierarchy.

06/23/16
20160180034 

Claim reimbursement valuation and remittance validation


A claim valuation engine is provided. The claim valuation engine enables a healthcare provider to accurately value an expected reimbursement of a claim from a payer based on a contract between the healthcare provider and the payer.

06/23/16
20160180018 

Molecular and bioinformatics methods for direct sequencing


The present invention also relates to computer implemented methods comprising, receiving an isolated sample prepared according to the methods of the invention, sequencing the sample, and providing the sequence with a sequence identifier (id), the sequence comprising a plurality of groups of k-mers, each group of k-mers defining a node in a multi-level hierarchy which defines the relationship between the groups of k-mers; providing each group of k-mers with a respective group identifier (id), determining the frequency of the k-mers in each group; generating a group signature array for each group of k-mers, each group signature array comprising the k-mers in each group that have the most increased frequency compared with the sibling k-mers; generating a signature map comprising each group signature array and at least one of the identifiers, the identifier of at least one parent group and the identifier of at least one child group; and outputting the signature map to be used to classify the sequence.. .

06/23/16
20160179930 

Building reports


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for building reports. One of the methods includes creating a model based on relational structured data, the structured data including data structures, each data structure having data elements, each data element having fields, each field having a name.

06/23/16
20160179921 

Identifying join relationships based on transactional access patterns


A corpus of information describing queries used to access a transactional data store may be used to identify analytical relationships that are not explicitly defined in a schema or supplied by a user. Join relationships may be identified based on field coincidence in elements of queries in the corpus.

06/23/16
20160179920 

Reference partitioning for database objects


In one general aspect, a computer-implemented system for reference partitioning database objects by a reference field includes at least one hardware processor, at least one database environment, the database environment supporting triggers and partitioning, at least one application program, and memory storing a reference field metadata framework. The reference field metadata framework identifies classes in a hierarchy of database objects, identifies at least one class as a root of the hierarchy, identifies, for each non-root class, a reference inheritance function for the class, and identifies, for each parent class-child class pair in the hierarchy, a relation-join query, the relation-join query being a join between tables in the database environment onto which the parent class and child class are persisted.

06/23/16
20160179851 

Method and system of process reconstruction


A method is provided for process reconstruction, including extracting system type attributes and associated system identification attributes from pieces of data, each system type attribute containing information identifying the type of system that generated the data, and each system identification attribute containing information identifying the system that generated the data; extracting a process identification attribute from the pieces of data that identifies the pieces of data as belonging to a process instance; determining a hierarchy of functions based on a grouping operation, the hierarchy being based on the system type attributes and the system identification attributes; generating a configuration file for applying reconstruction methods that is set to selectively apply each of the reconstruction methods based on the hierarchy of functions and a mapping table that pairs the system type attributes and the reconstruction methods; and applying the reconstruction methods to the pieces of data according to the configuration file.. .

06/23/16
20160179798 

Method and system for navigating through a datacenter hierarchy in a mobile computer device


A graphical user interface system is provided. The system includes a display configured to provide a plurality of panels, each panel associated with a document in a datacenter, wherein the datacenter comprises an architecture having a plurality of hierarchy layers, each hierarchy layer storing at least a document; a memory storing commands; and a processor coupled to the display and configured to execute the commands to cause the graphical user interface to navigate through the datacenter architecture by: receiving a first user gesture to access a first hierarchy layer in the datacenter; receiving a second user gesture to access a second hierarchy layer in the datacenter; and displaying in the display a visual effect when at least one of the first hierarchy layer and the second hierarchy layers are accessed.

06/23/16
20160179621 

Prioritizing data reconstruction in distributed storage systems


A method of prioritizing data for recovery in a distributed storage system includes, for each stripe of a file having chunks, determining whether the stripe comprises high-availability chunks or low-availability chunks and determining an effective redundancy value for each stripe. The effective redundancy value is based on the chunks and any system domains associated with the corresponding stripe.

06/23/16
20160179382 

Techniques for changing management modes of multilevel memory hierarchy


A processor modifies memory management mode for a range of memory locations of a multilevel memory hierarchy based on changes in an application phase of an application executing at a processor. The processor monitors the application phase (e.g.,.

06/16/16
20160173389 

Hierarchical enforcement of service flow quotas


Systems and methods may provide for determining a local traffic quota for a service associated with an overlay network and determining an allocation of the local traffic quota across a set of data sources associated with the overlay network. Additionally, the allocation may be imposed on one or more packets received from the set of data sources.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160173375 

Apparatus and methods of routing with control vectors in a synchronized adaptive infrastructure (sain) network


Disclosed is a synchronized adaptive infrastructure (sain) network. Switches, synchronized nodes, and persistent connections can be used.

06/16/16
20160172859 

Virtual power plant system and method incorporating renewal energy, storage and scalable value-based optimization


Methods and systems provided for creating a scalable building block for a virtual power plant, where individual buildings can incorporate on-site renewable energy assets and energy storage and optimize the acquisition, storage and consumption of energy in accordance with a value hierarchy. Each building block can be aggregated into a virtual power plant, in which centralized control of load shifting in selected buildings, based on predictive factors or price signals, can provide bulk power for ancillary services or peak demand situations.

06/16/16
20160171738 

Heirarchy-based character rigging


Animated characters for a computer animated production are rigged via a rigging hierarchy. A character rigging system receives a first selection associated with a template character rig description.
Pixar


06/16/16
20160171611 

Secure analytical and advisory system for transaction data


Methods and systems are described herein for securely analyzing transaction data of a user. A server computing device establishes a secure connection with a client device, which transmits transaction data to the server.
Fmr Llc


06/16/16
20160171089 

Systems and methods for resolving over multiple hierarchies


The present disclosure relates to resolving over multiple hierarchies. Specifically, various techniques and systems are provided for adjusting multiple hierarchies for consistency within levels of the hierarchies, using an optimization-based approach that results in an accurate projection across dimensions and levels in hierarchies.
Sas Institute Inc.


06/16/16
20160170999 

Method and tool for browsing semantic data and creating queries using a domain/range representation


A method in a computer system includes displaying a user interface screen to aid in generating search queries for a semantic database. The user may select two or more data classes from a displayed class hierarchy.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160170952 

Method of improving nlp processing of real-world forms via element-level template correlation


A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for identifying unchecked criteria within a form. Natural language processing (nlp) is applied to unstructured data within a target form to identify elements of a form structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170895 

Hierarchy memory management


In one embodiment, a storage system comprises: a first type interface being operable to communicate with a server using a remote memory access; a second type interface being operable to communicate with the server using a block i/o (input/output) access; a memory; and a controller being operable to manage (1) a first portion of storage areas of the memory to allocate for storing data, which is to be stored in a physical address space managed by an operating system on the server and which is sent from the server via the first type interface, and (2) a second portion of the storage areas of the memory to allocate for caching data, which is sent from the server to a logical volume of the storage system via the second type interface and which is to be stored in a storage device of the storage system corresponding to the logical volume.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170788 

Handling disk state inheritance for forked virtual machines


Techniques for handling inheritance of disk state when forking virtual machines (vms) are provided. In one embodiment, a computer system can receive a request to fork a child vm from a parent vm.
Vmware, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170622 

Methods and display element management in an information network


Methods and apparatus for managing display elements such as gui windows in a client device (e.g., consumer premises equipment in a cable network) running multiple related or unrelated applications. In one embodiment, an improved window management entity is provided within the device with which havi-compliant application(s) can interface in order to access display elements according to a priority structure or hierarchy.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


06/16/16
20160168533 

Isolation, expansion and use of clonogenic endothelial progenitor cells


A hierarchy of endothelial colony forming cells (epcs) was identified from mammalian cord blood, umbilical vein and aorta. A newly isolated cell named high proliferative potential-endothelial colony forming cell (hpp-ecfc) was isolated and characterized.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation


06/09/16
20160165132 

Electronic apparatus, and control method therefor


In order to enable users to use various functions via simple operations, a setting unit is configured to set any of setting values included in a first item in a hierarchy of a first setting menu and to set any of setting values included in a second item in a hierarchy of a second setting menu, and a control unit is configured to, according to a specific operation, switch to selection of a second setting value included in the second item in a case a first setting value included in the first item is selected, and to switch to selection of a fourth setting value included in the second item in a case a third setting value included in the first item is selected.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/09/16
20160164796 

Systems and methods for hardware accelerated metering for openflow protocol


A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to support hardware-based quality of service (qos) operations, which offloads metering functionalities under openflow protocol to a programmable hardware unit/block/component. The hardware unit supports several hardware implemented ports and each port supports multiple configurable queues for the packet flows through a network switch/chip/system.
Cavium, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164743 

Technical component provisioning using metadata structural hierarchy


Determining placement options for technical components of a specified service is a difficult technical challenge. A metadata architecture addresses, in part, the technical challenge by defining a complex metadata collection and attachment mechanism.
Accenture Global Services Limited


06/09/16
20160162839 

System and offline synchronization of exception items of shared services for client applications


Application programming interfaces (apis) and ui modifications for existing applications are used to implement efficient methods for taking content offline with full synchronization, incremental synchronization, in the case of document libraries per-folder synchronization, and the like. The apis provide support for synchronizing changes to attachments, the ability to download a document library's complete contents or only a list of the available documents, and read-only folder hierarchy replication in the case of document libraries.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/09/16
20160162731 

Method and system for optimizing accuracy-specificity trade-offs in large scale visual recognition


As visual recognition scales up to ever larger numbers of categories, maintaining high accuracy is increasingly difficult. Embodiment of the present invention include methods for optimizing accuracy-specificity trade-offs in large scale recognition where object categories form a semantic hierarchy consisting of many levels of abstraction..
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


06/09/16
20160162545 

Expansion of database search queries


Systems and methods are provided for expanding database search queries. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a token that is usable in search queries for data in a database, the database including items of data stored in a tree hierarchy of categories.
Paypal, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162476 

Methods and systems for modeling complex taxonomies with natural language understanding


Systems and methods are presented for the automatic placement of rules applied to topics in a logical hierarchy when conducting natural language processing. In some embodiments, a method includes: accessing, at a child node in a logical hierarchy, at least one rule associated with the child node; identifying a percolation criterion associated with a parent node to the child node, said percolation criterion indicating that the at least one rule associated with the child node is to be associated also with the parent node; associating the at least one rule with the parent node such that the at least one rule defines a second factor for determining whether the document is to also be classified into the parent node; accessing the document for natural language processing; and determining whether the document is to be classified into the parent node or the child node based on the at least one rule..
Idibon, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162387 

Promotion determination based on aggregated code coverage metrics


Techniques are described for aggregating code coverage data generated from various types of testing of software modules, and automatically determining whether to promote software upwards in a multi-level software deployment hierarchy based on the aggregated code coverage data. In embodiments, a code coverage metric is determined for a software module, and the metric is compared to a set of promotion criteria, including whether the metric meets a predetermined threshold for quality.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162180 

Event recognition


A method executes software including a view hierarchy with a plurality of views which displays one or more views of the view hierarchy. The method executes software elements associated with a particular view, wherein each particular view includes event recognizers.
Apple Inc.


06/09/16
20160162133 

Mobile user interface for contextual browsing while playing digital content


System and methods of presenting multiple contexts, while presenting digital content, such as a digital video. A user interface (ui) with multiple portions is provided to a user.
Google Inc.


06/02/16
20160155292 

System and game players to achieve multiple status levels in a game account from visits to authorized locations


A system and method are provided for game players to accumulate points in their personal game account and achieve different hierarchy status levels. Authorized communication-enabled locations are configured with a transmitter device that broadcasts an id signal unique to the location or a receiver that receives an id signal unique to a particular player.
Scientific Games International, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154912 

Common plant model for modeling of physical plant items of a production plant


A common plant model models physical plant items of a production plant within a manufacturing execution system. The plant model includes a node type model aggregating different aspects for the modeling of a physical plant item involving public interface parameters and automation parameters, a number of nodes, each representing an instance of a node type, and a library model having a project library and a global library.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


06/02/16
20160154903 

Information processor, information processing method and computer-readable storage medium


According to this embodiment, an information processor comprises an electrical connection relation generating unit which generates an electrical connection relation of a plurality of components by adjusting the electrical connection relation of the components determined by the number of connections which each component can make with other components and a kind of the components of each hierarchy, based on the number of the components of a predetermined kind that can be arranged in a given space and an electrical permissible amount of the component in a top layer of the hierarchy. The information processor comprises a spatial arrangement determining unit which determines spatial arrangement of the components of the predetermined kind, based on the electrical connection relation generated by the electrical connection relation generating unit and rules of the spatial arrangement of the components..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


06/02/16
20160154892 

Method of improving nlp processing of real-world forms via element-level template correlation


A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for identifying unchecked criteria within a form. Natural language processing (nlp) is applied to unstructured data within a target form to identify elements of a form structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/26/16
20160149765 

System and extracting protocol information from a simulation environment to analyze system behavior


A system and method for extracting protocol information from a simulated or emulated design to analyze system behavior is disclosed. The system includes a database, a signal extraction module, a signal processing module, a protocol parsing module, a multi-level protocol parsing module, a protocol rule description table, a display module, an extracted protocol information table, and a debug automation module.
Arrow Devices Private Limited


05/26/16
20160148470 

Gaming providing awards


A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines is provided. The gaming system includes a plurality of progressive awards arranged in a hierarchy.
Igt


05/26/16
20160148301 

System and strong and providing content to client devices


A system and method for content management and delivery. Embodiments of the invention may include receiving a plurality of content items from a plurality of content providers, organizing the plurality of content items in a hierarchy, receiving a request for at least one content item among the plurality of content items; and providing the at least one content item subsequent to receiving the request.
Vringo Infrastructure, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148097 

Systems and methods for knowledge management


Methods and systems are provided for managing knowledge. Users of a knowledge management (km) service or system may post questions, provide answers or search for answers via a user interface.
Ifthisthen, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147966 

Apparatus and setting multi-hierarchy event alarm according user response


Provided is a computing apparatus for performing an alarm processing by managing a plurality of events related to at least one of health information and korean medicine mibyeong information based on a hierarchical structure, the apparatus including a database configured to store the plurality of events in a hierarchical structure, a hierarchical information manager configured to manage a first identifier indicating a current event hierarchy identifier adjusted by applying a user feedback on an event alarm provided in advance, and a processor configured to provide a first event related to the first identifier among the plurality of events, wherein the plurality of events is stored in the hierarchical structure such that an event index, an event hierarchy identifier, and an event description are related to one another for each of the events.. .
Korea Institute Of Oriental Medicine


05/26/16
20160147662 

Nested cache coherency protocol in a tiered multi-node computer system


A computer system comprising multiple nodes, each node comprising a plurality of processors and a local cache hierarchy, suppresses local cache coherency of a node operations or global cache coherency operations between nodes based on the coherency request being a global or local request, and the state of the cache line at the node.. .
Internatioinal Business Machines Corporation


05/26/16
20160147659 

Nested cache coherency protocol in a tiered multi-node computer system


A computer system comprising multiple nodes, each node comprising a plurality of processors and a local cache hierarchy, suppresses local cache coherency of a node operations or global cache coherency operations between nodes based on the coherency request being a global or local request, and the state of the cache line at the node.. .

05/26/16
20160147508 

Method for connecting objects in a software application


A computer-implemented method and a correspondingly adapted computer program product or software application for connecting business objects in a software application (sa), wherein the software application comprises a connector (k), wherein the connector comprises a code identifying an abstract business object class (abo1 to abon), the software application identifies the abstract business object class specified in the connector at runtime in a hierarchy of abstract business object classes, and the software application, at runtime, proceeding from the identified abstract business object class, identifies at least one concrete business object class (kbo1 to kbon), directly or indirectly derived therefrom, and establishes a connection (v) in at least one instance (i1 to in) of the at least one identified concrete business object class, via which connection the software application accesses attributes and methods of the instance of the concrete business object class.. .
Oms Software Gmbh


05/26/16
20160145994 

Evaluation method and evaluation device for water breakthrough risk of production wells in aquifer drive gas reservoirs


The present invention provides an evaluation method and an evaluation device for water breakthrough risk of gas wells in gas reservoirs with aquifers, the method comprising the following steps: building evaluation factors that influence water breakthrough risk of gas wells in gas reservoirs with aquifers; acquiring weight vectors of the evaluation factors based on an analytic hierarchy process; building a fuzzy relationship matrix between the water breakthrough risk of gas wells in gas reservoirs with aquifers and its evaluation factors; and synthesizing the fuzzy relationship matrix and the weight vectors according to a weighted average fuzzy synthesis operator, to acquire a comprehensive evaluation result of water breakthrough risk of gas wells in gas reservoirs with aquifers. The present invention improves the accuracy of the evaluation result of water breakthrough risk of the gas wells, and is able to obtain an evaluation result that is more consistent with the case of actual water breakthrough of gas wells in gas reservoirs with aquifers..
Petrochina Company Limited


05/19/16
20160140223 

"at least" operator for combining audio search hits


System and method to search audio data, including: receiving audio data representing speech; receiving a search query related to the audio data; compiling, by use of a processor, the search query into a hierarchy of scored speech recognition sub-searches; searching, by use of a processor, the audio data for speech identified by one or more of the sub-searches to produce hits; and combining, by use of a processor, the hits by use of at least one combination function to provide a composite search score of the audio data. The combination function may include an at-least-m-of-n function that produces a high score when at least m of n function inputs exceed a predetermined threshold value.
Aurix Limited


05/19/16
20160140154 

Indexing hierarchical data


A system includes generation of an encoding for each of a hierarchy of nodes, each of the nodes associated with one or more attributes, and the encoding for each node including a first pointer and a second pointer, and generation of an order tree comprising a hierarchy of entries, where each pointer of the encoding points to a respective one of the entries, wherein the encoding and the order tree indicate a position of each node in the hierarchy of nodes.. .
Sap Se


05/19/16
20160140091 

Visual hierarchy navigation system


The visual hierarchy navigation system described herein comprises a primary graphical object, one or more secondary graphical objects. Sets of secondary graphical objects may depend on some individual secondary graphical objects.

05/19/16
20160140019 

Event summary mode for tracing systems


Reducing resource requirements in an instrumented process tracing system, a process having a top instrumented process and a nested hierarchy of instrumented sub-processes. A computer receives a plurality of instrumented process data from the top process and the sub-processes, each datum including a process identifier, a process type, a top process identifier, and a process completion elapsed time.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139964 

Energy efficient multi-cluster system and its operations


A multi-cluster system having processor cores of different energy efficiency characteristics is configured to operate with high efficiency such that performance and power requirements can be satisfied. The system includes multiple processor cores in a hierarchy of groups.
Mediatek Inc.


05/19/16
20160139961 

Event summary mode for tracing systems


Reducing resource requirements in an instrumented process tracing system, a process having a top instrumented process and a nested hierarchy of instrumented sub-processes. A computer receives a plurality of instrumented process data from the top process and the sub-processes, each datum including a process identifier, a process type, a top process identifier, and a process completion elapsed time.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139894 

Method for constructing a graph data structure


The disclosure relates to a method for constructing a graph data structure as an intermediate representation of source code for a compiler configured for compiling the source code into executable machine code running on a processor of a computer system, wherein program operations of the source code are represented in an object-oriented programming language by objects of classes that form a hierarchy growing from a base node class of the graph data structure, the method comprising: producing new nodes of the graph data structure by calling factory methods associated with existing nodes of the graph data structure based on a factory method design pattern implemented in the nodes of the graph data structure, wherein the nodes of the graph data structure are identified by symbols; and using the symbols as proxies of the nodes of the graph data structure according to a proxy design pattern.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160139769 

Visualization of an object using a visual query system


A computer-implemented method for visualizing data about an object. A hierarchy of image blocks is generated using an action scheme and a part.
The Boeing Company


05/19/16
20160139624 

Processor and methods for remote scoped synchronization


Described herein is an apparatus and method for remote scoped synchronization, which is a new semantic that allows a work-item to order memory accesses with a scope instance outside of its scope hierarchy. More precisely, remote synchronization expands visibility at a particular scope to all scope-instances encompassed by that scope.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.




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