|| List of recent Searching-related patents
| System and method for configuring a transistor device using rx tuck|
The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for designing and fabricating an integrated circuit. In particular, a method includes electronically searching a virtual layout of an integrated circuit to locate a dummy polysilicon structure positioned between adjacent terminals of first and second mosfet devices that are connected to different nodes of the integrated circuit.
| Semiconductor storage device and memory controller|
According to an embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a memory, an encoding unit that generates a parity, and a decoding unit that includes a syndrome calculating unit, an error position polynomial calculating unit, and an error searching and correcting unit, and performs an error correcting process based on data and the parity read from the memory. At the time of performing a compaction process, a process of the error searching and correcting unit is not performed, when the number of error bits acquired by an error position polynomial is equal to or less than a first threshold value based on valid data..
| Method of managing medical information in operating system for medical information database|
Provided is a method of managing medical information in an operating system for a medical information database, the method including encrypting, by a first user, medical information having patient treatment information by using a group key, and second medical information having patient private key by using a private key, generating, by the first user, an index corresponding to the encrypted first medical information, storing the encrypted first and second medical information and the index to the medical information database, searching, by a second user, the medical information database for the encrypted first medical information by using the index; and decrypting the searched encrypted first medical information by using the group key.. .
| Method of selecting air interface at ambient connectivity and hub using said method|
A method of selecting an interface by a hub, includes searching for a device of the hub, and setting an optimal interface to communicate with the device. The method further includes transmitting data to the device through the optimal interface..
| Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, system, and non-transitory computer-readable medium|
An information processing apparatus, which communicates with a server, comprises: a receiving unit which receives character string information and a data file to be associated with the character string information from a user; an extraction unit which extracts a data file similar to the data file received by the receiving unit and character string information associated with the similar data file by searching information managed by the server; an acquisition unit which acquires tag information appended to the character string information extracted by the extraction unit; and a registration unit which appends the tag information acquired by the acquisition unit to the character string information received by the receiving unit, and registers the character string information appended with the tag information and the data file received by the receiving unit in the server in association with each other.. .
| Device and content searching method using the same|
A device and method for searching for content are provided. The device includes: a display; a storage configured to store a plurality of contents; an inputter configured to receive a user answer to a question displayed on the display for searching for content stored in the storage; and a controller configured to determine, based on the plurality of contents, the question, output, through the display, the determined question, determine, based on the user answer to the output question, a criterion for searching for content, and output, through the display, a search result searched based on the criterion..
| Data search method, information system, and recording medium storing data search program|
A data search method includes: identifying data and a key value associated with the data based on a search request issued to a first database stored in a first storage in which data included in a column of the first database is stored in association with a key value that is associated, in the first database, with the data; and searching for a row associated with the identified key value from a second storage in which the key value in the first database is stored in association with the row that is associated, in the first database, with the key value.. .
| Method and apparatus for performing similarity searching|
A system and method for performing similarity searching is disclosed wherein programmable logic devices such as field programmable gate arrays (fpgas) can be used to implement bloom filters for identifying possible matches between a query and data. The bloom filters can be implemented in a parallel architecture where the different parallel bloom filters share access to the same memory units..
| System and method for phonetic searching of data|
A method of phonetically searching media information comprises receiving a plurality of search queries from one or more client systems and providing a phonetic representation of each search query. One or more search jobs are instantiated, each search job comprising a plurality of tasks, each task being arranged to sequentially read a block from an archive file.
| Parallelization of synthetic events with genetic surprisal data representing a genetic sequence of an organism|
A method, system, and computer program product for parallelization of updating synthetic events with genetic surprisal data comprising dividing the synthetic event into cohort parts and assigning the cohort parts to one of a plurality of computer processing elements. Within each processing element: searching data records of patients for genetic surprisal data; generating a cluster comprising a centroid by populating the cluster based on all of the matches of the data records; calculating a new centroid for each cluster; calculating a euclidean distance in multiple dimensions for each match of data records to the new centroid for each cluster; reassigning each match of data to the new centroid of each cluster based on the shortest calculated euclidean distance to the new centroid for each cluster; and determining at least one cohort part from the clusters and recombining the cohort parts into updated synthetic events based on the metadata..
| Determining relevant contacts based on expertise and availability|
A method for identifying knowledgeable and available contacts in a given instant messaging system for possible communication purposes. The method includes a computer receiving a keyword and searching for the keyword in correspondence files of users of the instant messaging system.
| Multi-function searching and search-related tools and techniques for improved search results and enhanced analysis and decision-making|
A machine-controlled method may include a data store storing textual information, numerical information, belief information, estimates, or any combination thereof, and a machine executing a user-initiated or group-initiated query against the stored information. The processor may apply preferences, targets and thresholds by asserting a user-specified query conditions against the information.
| Webpage information detection method and system|
The present application provides web information detecting method and system. The method according to the present application comprises: pre-extracting keywords from a web page; storing a corresponding relationship between the extracted keywords and a url of the web page in a database; obtaining a source file of a web page to be detected; searching the database for keywords that have the same url as that of the web page to be detected; comparing the searched keywords to the source file information of the web page to be detected; and determining the existence of information of the web page to be detected according to a matching degree.
| String substitution apparatus, string substitution method and storage medium|
A method includes: unifying plural types of substitution tables in each of which a substitution source string and a substitution destination string are mapped to each other into a single substitution table; constructing a prefix tree to incorporate the substitution source string registered in the single substitution table, a string in the prefix tree represented by characters of a label assigned to plural branches on route from a root node to a certain node is identical to the substitution source string mapped to the substitution source string; performing addition of a link failure directing from a first node to a second node for all nodes included in the prefix tree under a certain condition; and searching the substitution source string included in the target string by repeating migration between nodes in the prefix tree based on a certain condition to record identification information assigned to a node before migration.. .
| Personalized network searching|
Personalized network searching, in which a search query is received from a user, and a request is received to personalize a search result. Responsive to the search query and the request to personalize the search result, a personalized search result is generated by searching a personalized search object.
| Systems and methods for processing structured data from a document image|
Optical character recognition systems and methods including the steps of: capturing an image of a document including a set of numbers having a defined mathematical relationship; analyzing the image to determine line segments; analyzing each line segment to determine one or more character segments; analyzing each character segment to determine possible interpretations, each interpretation having an associated predicted probability of being accurate; forming a weighted finite state transducer for each interpretation, wherein the weights are based on the predicted probabilities; combining the weighted finite state transducer for each interpretation into a document model weighted finite state transducer that encodes the defined mathematical relationship; searching the document model weighted finite state transducer for the lowest weight path, which is an interpretation of the document that is most likely to accurately represent the document; and outputting an optical character recognition version of the captured image.. .
| System and method for phonetic searching of data|
A method for phonetically searching media including a plurality of audio tracks is disclosed where each audio track is indexed to provide a phonetic representation of the audio track. The method comprises obtaining a text search query and searching for the text query against a set of reference documents to obtain a sub-set of pseudo-relevant documents.
| Heat resistance in polycarbonate compositions|
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions of blended polycarbonate compositions with improved heat resistance. The resulting compositions, comprising a first polycarbonate polymer, a second polycarbonate polycarbonate, an impact modifier, optionally a flow promoter, and optionally a flame retardant, can be used in the manufacture of articles while still retaining the advantageous physical properties of blended polycarbonate compositions with improved heat resistance.
| Ps-spcl searching apparatus and method using surface plasmon resonance|
A positional scanning-synthetic peptide combinatorial library (ps-spc) searching apparatus and method using surface plasmon resonance (spr) are provided. The method includes spotting and fixing each of a plurality of peptide pools to a top of one thin metal film, inputting specific materials to the top of the thin metal film, applying a tm-mode light to a bottom of the thin metal film and exciting spr for the thin metal film, and detecting a tm mode reflected light reflected from the thin metal film and displaying the detected light as a two-dimensional image..
| System and method for storing/caching, searching for, and accessing data|
A system for persistently maintaining data using a network for data packets is provided. The system includes a transmission medium associated with the network, a plurality of switches operatively connected to the transmission medium.
| Representing and searching network multicast trees|
Methods and systems are disclosed for receiving data from each of a plurality of components in a network, the components being arranged as a plurality of multicast trees, the data from each of the components indicating a structure of a portion of the network and at least one attribute associated with the respective component. The disclosure further provides for determining, based on the data, a structure of at least some of the multicast trees, receiving search criteria, and determining which of the multicast trees meet the search criteria..
| Methods of making and articles comprising a yellowing resistant polycarbonate composition|
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions of polycarbonate blends having, among other characteristics, improved heat resistance. The resulting polycarbonate blends, comprising a first polycarbonate comprising structural repeating units derived from bisphenol acetophenone and optionally a second polycarbonate polymer comprising structural repeating units derived from bisphenol a, can be used in the manufacture of articles while still retaining the advantageous physical properties of blended polycarbonate compositions with improved heat resistance.
| Depth estimation device, depth estimation method, depth estimation program, image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program|
An outline identification unit identifies an outline of an object in a target image. A distance identification unit identifies the minimum distance between a target pixel in an object region and the outline.
| Touch sensing method, processor and system|
The invention provides a touch sensing method. The touch sensing method comprises the following steps: searching each line piece of a line piece group in a 1-d sensing information which comprising a plurality of values, and each line piece comprises part of the values; keeping a first line piece in the line piece group if at least one value of the first line piece of all line pieces is higher than a preset range; and excluding a second line piece from the line piece group if at least one value of the second line piece of all line pieces is lower than the preset range..
| Searching at a user device|
Method, computer program product and user device for searching implemented at the user device, wherein an input is received from a user via a touch screen of the user device. Without user initiation of a temporary character recognition mode specifically to receive the input, the input is analysed using character recognition.
|Method and system of searching composite web page elements and annotations presented by an annotating proxy server|
In one exemplary embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes searching a database of annotations associated with an annotating proxy server. An annotated web page is obtained.
|Method and apparatus for a recommendation system based on token exchange|
Recommendation system based on the actions of a group of users, and not requiring prior metadata, is provided. The recommendation is not limited to from user-to-item (e.g.
|Method and system for converting audio text files originating from audio files to searchable text and for processing the searchable text|
A system and method for processing audio text files includes a content repository storing audio text files. A text transformer linguistically analyzes the audio text files within a content of multiple lexicons to form edited text results and creates a reflection repository having reflection files therein corresponding to the audio text files from the edited text results.
|Non-transitory computer readable medium, information search apparatus, and information search method|
A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process including accepting input of multiple search keywords; searching streaming data in which multiple pieces of character information about multiple users are managed in time series for the character information including one of the multiple search keywords; acquiring the character information within a predetermined time range with respect to the character information including the one of the multiple search keywords, among the other pieces of character information about the user who has posted the character information including the one of the multiple search keywords, as user data; searching the user data for the character information including the multiple search keywords other than the one search keyword; and outputting the character information within a predetermined time range with respect to the result of the search in the user data as output data.. .
|Parallel filter method and user interface for student database searching|
What is provided is a system, user interface and computer implemented method of building a customized query for a student database. The query is built using filtering criteria and parameters associated thereto, which may be in natural language, yet capable of implementing boolean or set theory searching functionality without requiring user knowledge of such functionality.
|Indexing and searching dynamically changing search corpora|
Tools and techniques for indexing and searching dynamically changing search corpora are provided. These tools may receive requests to upload documents over a network to an online document repository, and present a user interface to facilitate the upload.
|Graphical user interface for interacting with automatically generated user profiles|
A robust knowledge-based management and sharing system organized by context for context-based searching and retrieval of relevant information is disclosed. The described embodiments and techniques are used to automatically generate user profile data and organize it around one or more contexts associated with users such as their projects, products, or customers; or around users' expertise such as their competencies, knowledge, and experience.
|Methods and systems for searching and displaying a plurality of entities within an interactive user interface|
Inventive systems and methods for retrieving and displaying a plurality of entities associated with a plurality of content sources in response to a search query is disclosed. In preferred embodiments of the systems and methods, the present invention addresses the need to search and relate a plurality of entities across a plurality of content sources, and then displaying the search results in an interactive user interface that simultaneously updates and modifies the display of associated entities and related content.
|Process for generating a composite search document used in computer-based information searching|
A computer-based process for generating a composite search document for use in the electronic search and retrieval of corresponding and relevant documents and/or information from an existing database or collection of electronic documents. A composite search document is created by aggregating blocks of text in an interface into a single document, which is submitted to the mathematical space of a conceptual search index or similar search engine for the purpose of performing a query and returning results..
|Machine translation using information retrieval|
Systems, methods, and apparatuses, including computer program products, are provided for machine translation using information retrieval techniques. In general, in one implementation, a method is provided.
|System, method, circuit and associated software for locating and/or uploading data objects|
The present invention includes methods, circuits, systems and corresponding executable code for locating and managing data files/objects such as image files, audio files, etc. According to some embodiments of the present invention, there may be provided a dynamic search and linking module (dslm), which dslm may be functionally associated with an uploader (an application or module adapted to upload files) of an application or of an operating system.
|Subject matter context search engine|
A search system associates contextual metadata with search terms and/or stored terms to facilitate identification of relevant information. In one implementation, a search term is identified (4304) from a received search request.
|Enhanced deepqa in a medical environment|
A deepqa engine is enhanced to provide a digital medical investigation tool which assists a medical professional in researching potential causes of a set of patient conditions, including clues, facts and factoids about the patient. The deepqa engine provides one or more answers to a natural language question with confidence levels for each answer.
|Methods and systems for fan funding a creative work by accepting preorders|
The present invention is directed to a system and method for raising financing and/or revenue by artist for a project, where the project may be a creative work of the artist. The method including registering, by at least one artist, with a centralized database, at least one or more projects, offering, by the at least one artist, an entitlement related to the artist in exchange for capital for the project of the artist.
|Auctions with socially-connected private advance offerings|
Auctions with socially-connected private advance offerings are provided by by a social auction integration server by receiving at least one parameter regarding an item to be offered in an online auction by an offeror user; using the parameter and an identifier of the offeror user, searching at least one social network server for identifies of friends and associates that have a recorded affinity for the item or for similar items; preparing a list of the friend users and associate users; configuring a restricted auction wherein only the friend users and associate users are allowed to review and bid on the offered item; and providing the friend users and associate users a digital means for accessing the restricted auction.. .
|Screen reader with focus-based speech verbosity|
The amount of speech output to a blind or low-vision user using a screen reader application is automatically adjusted based on how the user navigates to a control in a graphic user interface. Navigation by mouse presumes the user has greater knowledge of the identity of the control than navigation by tab keystroke which is more indicative of a user searching for a control.
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions of blended polycarbonate resins with improved flame resistance and impact strength. The resulting compositions can be used in the manufacture of articles while still retaining the advantageous physical properties of blended polycarbonate compositions with improved flame resistance and impact strength.
|Bicyclic triazole and pyrazole lactams as allosteric modulators of mglur5 receptors|
In one aspect, the invention relates to bicyclic triazole and pyrazole lactams, derivatives thereof, and related compounds, which are useful as positive allosteric modulators of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 (mglur5); synthetic methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds; and methods of treating neurological and psychiatric disorders associated with glutamate dysfunction using the compounds and compositions. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention..
|Method, apparatus, and system for searching and selecting network|
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, an apparatus, and a system for searching and selecting a network, relate to the field of radio transmission, and can reduce the execution time and cost for searching and selecting a network. The method according to the present invention includes: acquiring information about a current location of a terminal and radio network information about the location; if it is obtained that multiple radio networks exist at the current location of the terminal according to the radio network information about the location, selecting a network among all radio networks that exist at the current location of the terminal according to a preset network selection rule; and camping on the selected radio network.
|Real-time online determination of caustic in process scrubbers using near infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics|
Disclosed herein are processes, apparatuses, and systems for monitoring and/or controlling caustic concentrations in caustic scrubbers. In various aspects, the processes, apparatuses, and systems comprise a real-time online method for measuring the concentration of caustic in process scrubbers wherein a probe is coupled to a spectrometer; collecting absorption data with wavelength range from about 1000 to about 2000 nm.
Provided is a receiving device that without interrupting a program being viewed is capable of switching the channel to the program in a destination reception area. When reception is good, a plurality of receiving units select the same channel and receive a program; and when reception worsens, the plurality of receiving units is divided into units for program reception and units for channel searching.
|Apparatus and method for providing personalized home screen|
Provided is an apparatus for providing a personalized home screen, and the apparatus includes a user identification unit configured to receive user identification information comprising login information and biometric information of a user; and a home screen processing unit configured to identify the user by comprising the received user identification information with a collection of user personal information of multiple users and searching for user personal information corresponding to the received user identification information, and to display a personalized home screen based on the user personalization information of the identified user.. .
|Searchable encrypted data|
Embodiments of the invention broadly described, introduce systems and methods for enabling the searching of encrypted data. One embodiment of the invention discloses a method for generating a searchable encrypted database.
|Searching data in a social network to provide an answer to an information request|
An information request is received from a user of a social network. Data for other users in the social network is searched in order to provide an answer to the request.
|Method, device and system for processing public opinion topics|
The application relates to communication technology field, in particular to a method, an apparatus and a system for processing a public sentiment topic. The method comprises steps of searching a public sentiment topic containing public sentiment information through a network; acquiring characteristic information of the searched public sentiment topic; determining whether the acquired characteristic information of the public sentiment topic meets an alarming condition; and if yes, storing the public sentiment topic and its characteristic information.
|Method of searching for playback location of multimedia application and electronic device thereof|
An electronic device implements a method of searching for a location of a multimedia application of an electronic device. The method includes displaying a location search bar to search for a playback location of the multiple application, detecting a drag in a direction orthogonal to the location search bar, and displaying the location search bar corresponding to a duration in which the drag is detected in a full duration of the location search bar by changing a shape of the location search bar..
|System and method for identifying, searching and matching products based on color|
A system and method for searching and matching products based on color using a universal color system comprises a plurality of processor based client devices, each client device uniquely associated with a user, a database engine comprising a plurality of products reverse mapped and organized in accordance with the hexadecimal color codes of the universal color system, and a processor based server. The server receives a color-based search query comprising user's color selection from a client device associated with a user over a communications network.
|Online system for person to person transaction|
The present document describes methods and systems for matchmaking a consumer searching for a product or a service, to a provider. The present document also describes methods and systems for matchmaking a consumer searching for a product or a service, to a provider, having a traceable and verifiable identification, and within a specific geographical zone..
|Methods and systems for searching for and identifying data repository deficits|
A computing system for searching for and identifying data repository deficits includes an interactive database of items, a data repository that stores a first type of information related to items, a search engine configured to identify items that do not have an amount of the first type of information that meets a first threshold, a candidate selection interface that provides functionality for the user to select an item from recommended candidate items needing the first type of information, a user interface via which the user can provide the first type of information for an item selected by the user, a game system configured to calculate for a game scores and rankings based at least in part on data stored in the data repository.. .
|User interface for entertainment systems|
Methods and apparatus for searching for content to display on a digitally-tunable electronic device configured to display scheduled programming content. The method comprises receiving a search query from a user, and determining, based on the search query, an action the user wants to perform.
|Device and method for performing inter-device communication|
A device and method for performing inter-device communication are disclosed. The inter-device communication method includes searching for a second device supporting inter-device communication, receiving service information from the searched second device, determining that one of the first and second devices is a group owner and the other is a group client to compare the received service information of the second device with service information of a first device, receiving a group owner intent value of the second device from the second device, and setting a group owner intent value of the first device such that the group owner intent value of the device determined as the group owner is greater than the group owner intent value of the device determined as the group client to compare the group owner intent value of the first device with the group owner intent value of the second device..
|Method of using zoning map for beam searching, tracking and refinement|
The disclosure is directed to a wireless communications device. In an embodiment, the wireless communications device comprises a phased antenna array comprising a plurality of antennas, a transceiver operatively coupled to the phased antenna array and configured to control the plurality of antennas and an antenna weight vector (awv), a memory storing a spherical zoning map, and a beam controller configured to control the transceiver by setting the awv for each antenna of the plurality of antennas..
|Recognizing and processing object and action tags from stickers|
Handling data for a photographic image, includes detecting a reference pattern in the data, detecting at least one sticker in the data, determining an action associated with the at least one sticker, and performing the action on the data. The reference pattern may be a uniform grid pattern of dots preprinted on paper.
|Apparatus, method and computer readable recording medium for analyzing video using image captured from video|
An apparatus for analyzing a video capture screen includes: a video frame extracting unit extracting at least one frame from a video having a plurality of frames; an extracted frame digitizing unit digitizing features of each of the at least one frame extracted by the video frame extracting unit; an image digitizing unit digitizing features of at least one collected search target image; an image comparing and searching unit comparing the search target image with the at least one frame extracted from the plurality of frames by digitized values of the collected search target image and the at least one frame; and a search result processing unit mapping related information of the collected search target image to a frame coinciding with the search target image and storing the related information in a database, when the extracted at least one frame coinciding with the search target image is present in a comparison result.. .
|Method of facial landmark detection|
Detecting facial landmarks in a face detected in an image may be performed by first cropping a face rectangle region of the detected face in the image and generating an integral image based at least in part on the face rectangle region. Next, a cascade classifier may be executed for each facial landmark of the face rectangle region to produce one response image for each facial landmark based at least in part on the integral image.
|Method for efficiently performing interrat handover in a radio access system|
A method for performing handover in a first type of cell by a terminal supporting an inter-radio access technology (interrat) handover includes the steps of searching for cells of a second type that are operating in accordance with a communication type different from that of the first type of cell; receiving a minimal reception signal quality value and signal quality offset information from a second type of base station which is found in the step of searching for cells of the second type; determining whether or not the found second type of base station is available for service based on a signal quality measurement value, a power compensation value, and the minimal reception signal quality value and signal quality offset information of the found second type of base station; and performing handover to the second type of base station when the latter is determined to be available for service.. .
|Method for detecting target objects in a surveillance region|
The present application presents methods and apparatuses for detecting target objects in an image sequence of a monitoring region. In some examples, such methods may include adjusting pixel values of images of the image sequence for interference components associated with at least one interfering object, generating the interference components associated with the at least one interfering object that is situated in the monitoring region, searching the image sequence for the target objects based on the adjusted pixel values, detecting a start of a predetermined sequence of motions associated with the interfering object, and computing an instantaneous position of the at least one interfering object during the predetermined sequence of motions, wherein adjusting the pixel values of the images is based upon the instantaneous position..
|Fully automatic simulation system of an input device|
A fully automatic simulation system for an input device permits storage in advance of executable applications and associated simulation setting flies into a database, and then combination of the detection, automatic data searching and matching, transmission and conversion, enabling rapid and convenient operation by the users, whenever they operate various applications or whether they adopt a keyboard, mouse or joystick as the simulation controller.. .
|Automated spectral fat saturation|
A method includes recording a magnetic resonance (mr) spectrum with the aid of a high frequency (hf) coil and a magnetic resonance tomography (mrt) device. A static magnetic field results in a recording volume of the mrt device.
|Method and apparatus for data security reading|
A method for data security reading includes steps of: receiving a hardware instruction; analyzing said hardware instruction; if said hardware instruction is a reading instruction, obtaining the source address in the reading instruction; searching a mapping bitmap and modifying the reading address in the reading instruction according to the data of the mapping bitmap, wherein the mapping bitmap is used to indicate whether the data stored in a local storage address is dumped to said security storage device; transmitting the modified reading instruction to a hardware layer. An apparatus for data security reading includes a receiving unit, an instruction analyzing unit, an instruction modifying unit and a transmitting unit.
|Associating ancillary information with an application user interface|
Associating user interface elements with information ancillary to said user interface elements includes creating one or more items of user interface element ancillary information, receiving a request for user interface element ancillary information, the request identifying the context in which the information is to be used, searching, using a processor, said one or more items of user interface element ancillary information for items matching the context in which the information is to be used, and returning one or more items of user interface element ancillary information matching the context in which the information is to be used.. .
|Email conversation management system|
System and methods of searching conversations are provided. At a computing device having one or more processors and memory storing programs executed by the one or more processors, and responsive to a search query a conversation having two or more messages is identified.
|Distributing collaborative computer editing system|
A distributing collaborative computer editing system is provided. The computer editing system includes a storage unit, a searching unit, a splitting unit, a distributing unit and an aggregating unit.
|Propagating user identities in a secure federated search system|
A method of implementing a universal framework for searching across multiple search platforms in a secure federated search. The method includes receiving, at a federated broker, a query from an authorized user, obtaining a plurality of user credentials associated with the authenticated user, wherein each of the plurality of user credentials are used to access at least one source of a plurality of sources, determining a required query format for each of the plurality of sources, translating the query into a plurality of queries formatted according to the required query format of each of the plurality of sources, propagating the plurality of translated queries and the plurality of user credentials to each corresponding source to appear to each corresponding source to be the authorized user, receiving, at the federated broker, results of each of the plurality of queries from each source of the plurality of sources, and consolidating the results of each of the plurality of queries to be displayed in a uniform manner..
|Translation of universal plug and play search criteria|
A method, apparatus and system for parsing a upnp search criteria and creating a search criteria structure that is understandable to any content provider/storage device include an apparatus for dividing a universal plug and play search criteria into elements, assigning at least one element a designation and providing information regarding the assigned designation and an order of the at least one element within the universal plug and play search criteria, the information to be used for searching content. The apparatus of the invention creates a list of structures for performing a search, each structure including a designation of at least one respective element and an order of the at least one respective element within the universal plug and play search criteria..
|Automated substitution of terms by compound expressions during indexing of information for computerized search|
Methods, software and devices for indexing responses for later providing to users in response to queries are disclosed. For each stored response, representative queries are stored in association with that response, where each representative query represents a possible query for searching for information addressed by that response.
|Shape based picture search|
The present application relates to a method for implementing picture search and a website server thereof. A method for implementing picture search includes: classifying, according to keywords in advance in a picture database, corresponding pictures by shape of objects in the pictures, and determining a sample picture for each shape type; wherein, after a server receives a picture search request sent from a client, the method includes: searching, by the server, in the picture database for the sample picture of several shape types classified in advance corresponding to the keywords in said search request, and returning, to the client, the searched sample picture of the several shape types; receiving, by the server, the sample picture of a certain shape type determined by the client, and searching, in the picture database for the pictures which correspond to said keywords and satisfy a predetermined request with the characteristic value of said determined sample pictures; returning, by the server, said found pictures to the client.
|History records sorting method and apparatus|
Disclosed are a history records sorting method and apparatus, belonging to the field of network data processing. The method comprises: receiving a url sent by a web browser and acquiring a url type according to the url (101); notifying the url type to the web browser so as to cause the web browser to classify and rank the history record corresponding to the url in terms of the url type (102).
|Method and system for displaying user activities based on geographic location information and computer storage medium|
The present invention relates to method and system for displaying user activities based on geographical location information, and a computer storage medium, the method comprising: an sns server obtaining personal activities information submitted by a first sns user and the geographical location information of the first sns user submitting the personal activities information; establishing a personal activities information database of the first sns user according to the personal activities information, the geographical location information and the identification number of the first sns user, and storing the database in the sns server; the sns server searching for the friend list of the first sns user in the database, notifying a second sns user on the friend list of the first sns user of the personal activities information, the geographical location information and the identification number of the first sns user and displaying in the friend status of the second sns user.. .
|Systems and methods for searching genomic databases|
The invention described herein solves the challenges encountered in searching for clinical and genomic information from multiple data sources. Systems, methods, and devices of the invention allow a user to search a number of dissimilar information sources simultaneously, and view, process, and perform correlations on the information.
|Systems and methods for facilitating electronic securities transactions|
Systems and methods for facilitating securities transactions are shown. In one embodiment, the method provides receiving a collection of order information from one or more order management systems, such that the order information for each order includes a security name and a side, searching for matching contra order information within the collection of order information, such that each matching contra information includes a buy side order information and a sell side order information, sending at least one side of the matching contra order information to at least one user workstation, and displaying the at least one side of the matching contra order information to a user..
|Coupon search engine|
A mobile coupon application including a coupon search engine in electronic communication with a shopping list function and a scanning function, the mobile coupon application stored on a computer-readable medium on a mobile device. A method of generating coupons by entering search parameters on a coupon search engine, searching for coupons for an item with the coupon search engine, and presenting resulting coupons for the item on a screen of a mobile device.
|Mobile-body navigation device and mobile-body navigation system|
A mobile-body navigation device includes a route search unit 12 for searching for a route to a destination; a communication device 7 and communication interface unit 9 constituting a receiving unit for receiving information about a deviation-prone connection route on a route identified in accordance with probe information; a deviation-prone connection route caution instructing unit 14 for giving instructions to send notification of the presence or absence of the deviation-prone connection route on the route the route search unit 12 searches for in accordance with the information about the deviation-prone connection route the receiving unit receives; and a display device 8 for displaying a guide map including the presence or absence of the deviation-prone connection route on the route in response to the instructions.. .
|Enhancement of light emission quantum yield in treated broad spectrum nanocrystals|
Inorganic photoluminescent nanoparticles comprising a solid assembly comprising a first plurality of atoms from group ii crystallized with a second plurality of atoms from group vi; at least one dimension of the assembly less than about 3.0 nm; and one or more organocarboxylate agents coupled to a surface that bounds the assembly, wherein the nanocrystal exhibits nanocrystal photoluminescence quantum yield of at least about 10%. Coupling to such surface comprises coating at least a portion of the nanocrystal being coated with the organocarboxylate agent, wherein the organocarboxylate agent is a carboxylic acid or the conjugate base of a carboxylic acid.