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 Data retrieval patent thumbnailData retrieval
A route mapping process for identifies the suitability of data sources for satisfying data requests generated by user terminals (50, 51) by searching one or more user address databases for user addresses, and searching one or more data distribution network databases for addresses of data sources (52, 3), and generates for each user address a register (33) of one or more selected data source addresses, together with an order of precedence in which they should be used to fulfil data requests. This register is accessible by a content distribution server to identify a data source address to be communicated to a user address in response to a data request received from the user address.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


 Call method, call apparatus, voip server, and call system patent thumbnailCall method, call apparatus, voip server, and call system
This application provides a call method, a call apparatus, a voip server, and a call system. The call method includes: receiving, by a voip server, a first call request that is forwarded by a first voip gateway and that includes a local identifier; acquiring, by the voip server according to a prestored association relationship, a destination identifier that corresponds to the local identifier; searching, by the voip server, for a visited location gmsc to which the destination identifier belongs; and sending, by the voip server, a second call request including the destination identifier to the visited location gmsc, so that the visited location gmsc calls the destination identifier..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Security descriptors for record access queries patent thumbnailSecurity descriptors for record access queries
Embodiments regard security descriptors for record access queries. An embodiment of a method includes: receiving a record access query, the query regarding records for a certain one or more users at a certain access level; searching one or more sharing tables of entities in a computing environment for security descriptors, each security descriptor being associated with a set of one or more users having access to one or more records of a set of records at an access level; identifying any security descriptors in the one or more sharing tables that relate to the certain one or more users with at least the certain access level; and searching the one or more records associated with each of the identified security descriptors according to the record access query..
Salesforce.com, Inc.


 Client subnet efficiency by equivalence class aggregation patent thumbnailClient subnet efficiency by equivalence class aggregation
A method for improving client subnet efficiency by equivalence class aggregation includes receiving a domain name system (dns) query from a client, determining, based on predetermined class criteria, that the client is associated with an equivalency class, searching a cache associated with the equivalence class for an answer corresponding to the dns query, and upon locating the answer, serving the answer to the client. If it is determined that the cache does not include the answer, the method proceeds with querying, by a recursive server, an authoritative server using client subnet data associated with the equivalence class, receiving the answer from the authoritative server, storing the answer to the cache associated with the equivalency class, and serving the answer to the client.
Nominum, Inc.


 Route search apparatus and route search method patent thumbnailRoute search apparatus and route search method
A route search apparatus includes a storage configured to store information of a search tree associated with a topology of a network, and a processor configured to search for candidates of a route from a start point node to an end point node and exclude from search candidates a route from a first node to the end point when a total value of a hop length from the start point node to the first node and the shortest hop length from the first node to the end point node exceeds a predetermined hop length.. .
Fujitsu Limited


 Systems and methods for providing messages to devices using a carrier signal patent thumbnailSystems and methods for providing messages to devices using a carrier signal
A method is provided that comprises tuning a radio system to a frequency band that contains a locally-broadcast terrestrial radio signal. The locally-broadcast terrestrial radio signal comprising a main signal component and a side data component is thereby received.
E-radio Usa, Inc.


 Computerized  automatically creating and applying a filter to alter the display of rendered media patent thumbnailComputerized automatically creating and applying a filter to alter the display of rendered media
Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content searching, generating, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.


 Create a meal mobile application patent thumbnailCreate a meal mobile application
The invention discloses a system and method for assisting a user in assembling a meal combination according to available ingredients. The system is comprised of a personal computing device configured to communicate.

 Personal safety verification system and similarity search  data encrypted for confidentiality patent thumbnailPersonal safety verification system and similarity search data encrypted for confidentiality
Disclosed is a system whereby it is possible to verify the safety of a person even if the person is not aware that the person is being searched for as a missing person. In this system, each verification requesting person who is searching for another person registers, in a database of a portal server (4), a set comprising a feature value of the face of the searched-for person and personal information (e.g., telephone number) about the searched-for person or the verification requesting person.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.


 Offline conversion tracking patent thumbnailOffline conversion tracking
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for tracking offline purchases. One of the methods includes receiving information from a first user device identifying a requested commerce object, a geographical area, and an advertising identifier, identifying a plurality of sources of available inventory data for physical retail locations, searching the plurality of sources to determine one or more physical retail locations that have available inventory of the commerce object, serving instructions for a presentation of a user interface to a second user device, providing instructions for presentation of a prompt regarding whether the requested commerce object was purchased, receiving a response indicating that the requested commerce object was purchased, and storing data indicating the purchase in a memory with the advertising identifier..
Kibo Software, Inc.


Ocr-based recognizing map image, recording medium and file distribution system

Disclosed are ocr-based system and method for recognizing a map image. The system for map recognition comprise a recognition unit for recognizing text on an inputted image by means of a text recognition technology; a search unit for searching, in a database comprising toponym data, for a toponym corresponding to the text; and a provision unit for providing map information comprising the toponym as a result of the recognition of the inputted image..
Naver Corporation

Cross-asset media analysis and processing

A method for processing media assets includes, given a first media asset, deriving characteristics from the first media asset, searching for other media assets having characteristics that correlate to the characteristics of the first media asset, when a match is found, deriving content corrections for the first media asset or a matching media asset from the other of the first media asset or the matching media asset, and correcting content of the first media asset or the matching media asset based on the content corrections.. .
Apple Inc.

Apparatus and searching for information

The disclosure discloses an apparatus and method for searching for information so as to avoid the accuracy of the search from being degraded due to a loss of information. The method includes: receiving an interactive sentence for searching for information; determining a target semantic attribute template from a set of semantic attribute templates, where the target semantic attribute template is a semantic attribute template including semantic attributes corresponding respectively to semantic attributes of a plurality of consecutive words in the interactive sentence, and the set of semantic attribute templates includes at least one semantic attribute template including multiple semantic attributes in sequence or one semantic attribute; determining a phrase including a plurality of consecutive words matching the target semantic attribute template as a single-query condition of the interactive sentence; and searching for information according to the single-query condition..
Hisense Co., Ltd.

Search updating a scoring model of search results based on a normalized ctr

A system is provided and includes search, analytics acquisition, ctr, and scoring modules. The search module: receives query requests from one or more user devices for respective queries; and based on the query requests and a ctr-based scoring model, conducts searches to provide search results for the queries.
Quixey, Inc.

In-memory column-level multi-versioned global dictionary for in-memory databases

Techniques are described herein for sharing a dictionary across multiple in-memory compression units (imcus). After a dictionary is used to encode a first column vector in a first imcu, the same dictionary is used to encode a second column vector in a second imcu.
Oracle International Corporation

Domain centric natural language query answering

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for searching a database using a user entered search query. A search query for a database is received by the computer and the computer applies condition-action rules based on natural language processing rules to identify one or more phrases within the search query that is associated an entity identifier.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data management method and terminal

A data management method includes storing a first event, where a status of the first event includes at least a first state and a second state; storing first data used for a first application, where the first data is associated with the first event; searching, after the status of the first event changes from the first state to the second state, for the first data associated with the first event; and managing the first data and/or the first application according to the status of the first event and the first data. A corresponding terminal is further disclosed..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and feature recognition and document searching based on feature recognition

A system for document searching can include a camera. The system may further include an image capturing module configured to capture a first image of a first portion of a document, a feature recognition module in communication with the image capturing module, the feature recognition module configured to determine a first feature associated with the first image, a search module configured to send search information to a server and receive a first result from a first search of a set of documents that was performed based on one or more search criteria determined based on the first feature associated with the first image, and a search interface configured to present the first result on the device..
Open Text Sa Ulc

Systems and methods for generating and using shared natural language libraries

Systems and methods for searching databases by sound data input are provided herein. A service provider may have a need to make their database(s) searchable through search technology.
Soundhound, Inc

Dictionary device, dictionary search method, dictionary system, and server device

A dictionary device includes a display; a touch panel; and a cpu. The cpu is configured to display a sentence including a plurality of words; detect a plurality of touched positions of a user on the touch panel; specify, as an object to be searched for, a plurality of words included in the displayed sentence and that corresponds to the plurality of detected touched positions; detect a relative positional change of the plurality of detected touched positions after the plurality of words is specified as the object to be searched for; search dictionary data in a dictionary storage, which stores dictionary data of an example sentence or a phrase including a plurality of words, for an example sentence or a phrase including the plurality of specified words by a search method corresponding to the relative change of the plurality of detected touched positions; further detect, while detecting the relative positional change, whether the plurality of touched positions is moved closer to each other along with movements of the plurality of touched positions; search for an example sentence or a phrase, which includes the plurality of specified words adjoiningly without a different character therebetween in the same order as in the sentence, in the searching processing in a case where it is detected that the plurality of touched positions is moved closer to each other; and search for an example sentence or a phrase, which includes the plurality of specified words adjoiningly or separately in order that is the same as or different from the order in the sentence, in a case where it is not detected that the plurality of touched positions is practically moved closer to each other..
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Computerized information and display apparatus with automatic context determination

A computerized information apparatus useful for providing information to a user via a display. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a processor apparatus, and speech input apparatus, touch screen input and display apparatus, and at least one computer program configured to run on the processor apparatus, the at least one program being configured to provide a user with contextually relevant content without an affirmative request for such content, but rather based on context divined from one or more “free form” words spoken by the user, whether while searching for information or otherwise.
West View Research, Llc

Printer list generator, mobile terminal, and printer list generation method

In the case of displaying, as a list, information pieces on virtual printers registered in multiple respective printing services, the user may become confused when choosing a printer if virtual printers that correspond to a printer are displayed as different printers, consequently reducing user convenience. The present invention relates to searching for virtual printers registered in multiple respective printing services and generating a printer list that displays, as a group, virtual printers corresponding to a printer among the virtual printers thus found, on the basis of printer identifiers of the virtual printers..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Data compression using accelerator with multiple search engines

In an embodiment, a processor includes hardware processing cores, a cache memory, and a compression accelerator comprising a hash table memory. The compression accelerator is to: determine a hash value for input data to be compressed; read a first plurality of n location values stored in a hash table entry indexed by the hash value; perform a first set of string searches in parallel from a history buffer using the first plurality of n location values stored in the hash table entry; read a second plurality of n location values stored in a first overflow table entry indexed by a first overflow pointer included in the hash table entry; and perform a second set of string searches in parallel from the history buffer using the second plurality of n location values stored in the first overflow table entry.
Intel Corporation

Vehicle operation control method, device and system

The present disclosure provides a vehicle operation control method, device and system. The vehicle operation control method includes: receiving a vehicle operation instruction sent by a user terminal over a cellular network, which carries a vehicle identifier of an operated vehicle; searching stored correspondence relationships between vehicle identifiers and vehicle positional information for vehicle positional information of the operated vehicle according to the vehicle identifier, wherein the vehicle positional information is reported by the operated vehicle through a home road communication base station, and a signal coverage area of the home road communication base station covers the position where the operated vehicle is located; determining a device identifier of the home road communication base station of the operated vehicle according to the found vehicle positional information; and sending the vehicle operation instruction to the operated vehicle through the home road communication base station corresponding to the device identifier..
Leauto Intelligent Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Vehicle operation control method, and related devices and system

The present disclosure provides a vehicle operation control method, and related devices and system. The vehicle operation control method includes: receiving a first vehicle operation instruction sent by a user terminal over a cellular network, wherein the first vehicle operation instruction carries a vehicle identifier of an operated vehicle, and vehicle operation information; searching stored correspondence relationships between vehicle identifiers and satellite positioning terminal identifiers for a identifier of a satellite positioning terminal installed in the operated vehicle according to the vehicle identifier; and sending a second vehicle operation instruction to a satellite ground station, wherein the second vehicle operation instruction carries the found satellite positioning terminal identifier and the vehicle operation information..
Leauto Intelligent Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Method and navigation device for providing geo-fence services, and computer-readable medium storing program for executing the same

A method for providing a geo-fence service using a map provided via a navigation device includes: searching for at least one critical route from a current position of a vehicle or an origin to a destination mapped onto the map; displaying a first critical route onto the map along the vehicle can travel to the destination, the first critical route corresponding to a shortest route among the at least one searched critical route; and determining whether the vehicle deviates from a geo-fence area including the at least one searched critical route.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Methods and arrangements in a mobile telecommunication system

Methods and arrangements in a base station and a user equipment are provided. The methods and arrangements relates to the scenario when the ue is handed over from a source base station to a target base station in a handover scenario, and wherein the target base station may not support functionalities which the source base station and the ue support.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Mobile device, and releasing lock of the mobile device via handwriting recognition

A method, and a mobile device adapted thereto, verifies a user and executes applications via handwriting recognition. The method of controlling a mobile device includes entering a lock state, detecting a user's input, verifying a user based on the input and searching for an instruction corresponding to the input, and performing at least one of maintaining or releasing the lock state and which performs an operation corresponding to the instruction, based on user verification result and the instruction search result..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Multimedia content search and recording scheduling system

Techniques described herein enable searching for multimedia content and for downloading or scheduling the recording of the multimedia content. The multimedia content may have been previously stored on one or more databases.
Tivo Inc.

Computerized determining media based on selected motion video inputs

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content searching, generating, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

Probability weighted dash based video streaming over an information-centric network

A method for video streaming over at least one information-centric network (icn), comprising transmitting a request for video content to a server, receiving a media presentation description (mpd) file corresponding to the video content from the server in response to the request for the video content, wherein the mpd file identifies names of copies of the video content in the at least one icn, and wherein the copies of the video content represent different quality levels of the video content, probing the at least one icn for the copies of the video content by searching the names of the copies, calculating a probability for each of the copies of the video content based on results of the probing, and fetching one of the copies of the video content based on the probability calculated for each of the copies of the video content.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

System and assessing latency of forwarding data packets in virtual environment

There are provided a system and method of assessing latency of forwarding data packets in virtual environment. The method comprises: generating packet signatures sgd and sga respectively for departing and arriving data packets; maintaining a first data structure comprising records related to departing packets associated with a first virtual function (vf), each record informative of sgd and registered departure time td of a given departing packet; responsive to registering arriving time ta of a given monitored arriving packet sga associated with a second vf, searching the first data structure for a record matching a matching condition sgd=sga; modifying the matching record to become informative of latency Δt=ta−td and adding the modified record to a second data structure; and using data in the second data structure for assessing latency of forwarding packets from the ingress virtual port to the egress virtual port..
Adva Optical Networking Se

Risk and compliance analytic system

The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for generating a recommendation to on-board a candidate document to an on-line research system, which comprises receiving from an electronic device, a set of data items associated with a candidate document, the candidate document being a document that is a candidate to be made available via the on-line research system and storing the set of data items in a memory. The systems and methods of the present disclosure then automatically analyze the set of data items using a computer program stored in the memory and generate a recommendation as to whether to obtain or not obtain the candidate document.

Searching evidence to recommend organizations

A computer method and system provide can allow for receiving evidence of a vendor's capability and creating database objects by extracting features therefrom and permitting a user to search for a vendor using the evidence. The system can have a database of case studies and organizations.
Gastown Data Sciences

System and method to discover meaningful paths from linked open data

A method, a system and a computer program product for searching a knowledge base and finding top-k meaningful paths for different concept pairs input by a user in linked open data utilizing the degree of association between concepts as the weight of the two concepts in a knowledge graph and to find the top-k shortest path as meaningful paths. A large corpus is used to train the association of different concept pairs.
International Business Machines Corporation

Industrial automation app-store

A cloud-based industrial application provisioning system is provided. The industrial application provisioning system can reside on a cloud platform and be made available to developers and end users with access privileges to the cloud platform.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Search for a ticket relevant to a current ticket

A computer-implemented method for searching for a ticket relevant to a current ticket describing an incident, a system and a computer program product for the same. The method includes extracting a topology of a first application of a server system, the first application being indicated by the current ticket; selecting a second application relevant to the first application from a plurality of candidate applications of the server system, according to the topology; and searching tickets associated with the second application for the ticket relevant to the current ticket..
International Business Machines Corporation

Remote search engine using camera

A remote search method is disclosed to search a printed book, video presented on a computer display, or movie displayed on tv screen. The method utilizes a digital camera of a mobile phone, tablet, or optical head-mounted display.

Method and system for identifying keywords for use in placing keyword-targeted advertisements

A method and system for identifying search terms for placing advertisements along with search results is provided. The advertisement system selects a description of an item that is to be advertised.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Mobile digital property portfolio management system

A mobile property portfolio management system provides the capability of generating, maintaining, searching and displaying property portfolio data from a mobile device such as a smartphone (e.g., iphone), tablet (e.g., ipad) or any other mobile computing device. The property portfolio management system comprises a mobile or client portion, a central or server portion and optional satellite offices.
Gazit Group Usa, Inc.

Systems and methods for multi-dimensional computer-aided searching

Systems and methods for multi-dimensional computer-aided searching. Computer software forms permutation searches based on topical and categorical data provided via user input.
Tiiko, L.l.c.

Optionalization and fuzzy search on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a search query and parsing the search query to identify one or more terms to optionalize, searching one or more data stores to identify a plurality of objects, including a second set of objects associated with the online social network that matches one or more of the search terms and does not match at least one of the optionalized terms, scoring each of the identified objects, where for each object of the second set of objects the score calculated by the scoring algorithm is based on one or more fuzzy matching terms of the object corresponding to one or more optionalized terms of the search query, respectively, and sending a search-results page to the client system of the first user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

System and searching distributed files across a plurality of clients

A system for searching files across clients includes a server coupled to multiple clients. A first client creates a first index of files that are stored on the first client and uploads the first index to the server.

Application wrapping system and method

A method of administering a computing system, including a plurality of computing devices. The method includes selecting an application for inclusion in a menu of applications downloadable to a computing device and interposing a wrapper on the application before the computing device downloads the application, the wrapper being configured to control an operation of the application.
Bmc Software, Inc.

Techniques for using an enhanced physical control format indicator channel to identify characteristics of a control region including a set of physical downlink control channels

Techniques are described for wireless communication. A method for wireless communication at a base station includes determining a set of physical downlink control channels (pdcchs) to be transmitted in a control region; transmitting an enhanced physical control format indicator channel (epcfich) identifying a quantity of pdcchs in the set of pdcchs associated with each aggregation level of at least one aggregation level, and a size of the control region; and transmitting the set of pdcchs in the control region on a component carrier deployed in a radio frequency spectrum band.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Smart searching of wireless devices using device location information

Particular embodiments described herein provide for an apparatus, such as a wireless electronic device, that includes a memory element configured to store electronic code, a processor operable to execute instructions associated with the electronic code, and at least one module. The at least one module is configured to receive first location information identifying a first location associated with an electronic device.
Intel Corporation

Method and system for mediating uses of smart devices of group users by utilizing location-based virtual self-control space

A method for mediating uses of smart devices of group users includes creating a location-based virtual self-control space, searching for a virtual self-control space that is adjacent to a smart device of a requester for mediating uses of the smart devices of the group users, from the created virtual self-control space, selecting an interest space which the requester is to participate in, from the found virtual self-control space, and allowing smart devices of group users pertaining to the interest space to participate in self-control of use, allowing the smart devices of the group users to apply a use restraining mode in the virtual self-control space corresponding to the interest space, and after applying the use restraining mode, allowing the smart devices of the group users to release the use restraining mode in the virtual self-control space corresponding to the interest space.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Frequency-hiding order-preserving encryption

Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for encrypting data to provide encrypted data for storage in a database. Implementations include actions of receiving, at client-side computing device, an input set including a plaintext value that is to be encrypted to provide an encrypted value, determining whether the plaintext value is stored in a search tree that is stored by the client-side computing device, if the plaintext value is not stored in the search tree, the encrypted value is provided using deterministic encryption of the plaintext value, and if the plaintext value is stored in the search tree, the encrypted value is provided using randomized encryption of the plaintext value, updating the search tree to include a node including the plaintext value and the encrypted value, and transmitting the encrypted value to a server-side computing device for storage of the encrypted value in the database..
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