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Secure resource access
Authorizing access to a network resource utilizing an autonomous authorization service. One method embodying the invention includes receiving a request to access...
System and method for data analysis
A system includes a monitoring system that provides at least one signal as a function of at least some data provided on a bus. A measure of performance for the...
Method and system for detecting premature ventricular contraction from a
A system and method for automatically detecting abnormal heart contractions originating in the ventricles, in a way that is independent of signal morphology is...
Micro-ring optical detector/modulator
A micro-ring configured to selectively detect or modulate optical energy includes at least one annular optical cavity; at least two electrodes disposed about the...
Method for compressing an image
In a method for compressing an image, source data is converted into a series of blocks each containing one or more colors. A baseline target block size is...
Image dominant line determination and use
In a method of evaluating an image for a dominant line, warped mesh information regarding saliency of the image is received. Displacements of components of the...
Telecommunications system and method for forwarding messages based upon
subscriber identification information
A message-forwarding mobility management (e.g. home location register) component includes a forwarding logic component adapted to receive a message and operates...
Various embodiments and methods relating to groups of anamorphic prisms that are configured to reduce smile in a multi-beam optical system are disclosed.
Device switch actuation
An electronic device includes a substantially planar face, a switch and a switch actuation mechanism. The switch is configured such that successive actuations of...
Polymer solution for nanoimprint lithography to reduce imprint temperature
A method of forming features on substrates by imprinting is provided. The method comprises: (a) forming a polymer solution comprising at least one polymer...
Disabling a nozzle
Embodiments of nozzle disable systems and methods are disclosed.
System and method for allocating a plurality of resources between a
plurality of computing domains
In an embodiment, a computing system comprises a plurality of resources, a first manager process for allocating the plurality of resources on a dynamic basis...
Firmware update in electronic devices employing SIM card for saving
A system and method for saving metadata information related to firmware/software updates in a SIM card is disclosed. An electronic device with an update agent...
Generator based on multiple instruction streams and minimum size
instruction set for generating updates to...
A mobile handset network employs a generator to generate update packages and a corresponding update agent in mobile handset to update its firmware and/or...
Document creation system and related methods
Systems and methods for creating a document having an allocated area in which information is placed are disclosed. Embodiments include providing a set of...
Acquiring instruction addresses associated with performance monitoring
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with acquiring instruction addresses associated with performance monitoring events are described....
Organizing a collection of objects
Systems and methods of organizing a collection of objects are described. In one aspect, a sequence of objects is segmented into object clusters based on:...
Managing and evaluating procurement risk
Methods, systems, and computer programs that enable procurement risk to be efficiently and effectively managed and evaluated are described. In one aspect, inputs...
Managing procurement risk
Systems and methods for managing procurement risk are described. In accordance with a procurement risk management method, a resource sourcing mix is computed...
Detecting and correcting peteye
Peteye is the appearance of an unnatural coloration (not necessarily red) of the pupils in an animal appearing in an image captured by a camera with flash...
Determination of filter weights
For a given channel and a filter having at least one filter tap, a set of at least one weight value is determined for the at least one filter tap according to...
Systems, methodologies, media, computing devices, network adapters, and other embodiments associated with network communications are described. One exemplary...
Packet routing as a function of direction
A direction of travel of a packet at a switch in an interconnection fabric that has multiple switches with ports is determined. A next turn pointer in the packet...
Optical media with control data in wobble
An optical medium has auxiliary information and control data encoded in wobble. The control data specifies action that a drive is permitted or required to take...
Adaptable plug-in mezzanine card for blade servers
A computer system is provided that includes a chassis, a system board coupled to the chassis, and a first connector extending from the system board at a first...
Image production using enhanced eye-marks
An image production method and system in which enhanced eye-marks are utilized. A method embodiment includes receiving image production instructions directing...
Digital camera with panoramic image capture
A method for generating a panoramic image that enables a user to obtain panoramic photographs with a digital camera without the aid of a computer system or...
Border frame color picker
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus and method of selecting a color for a border frame. The apparatus and method permit a selector to be placed...
Reading from and writing to memory tags
The reading of data from a memory tag to another device, using a memory tag reader, is described. The other device has an active portion which can detect the...
Cross-over of conductive interconnects and a method of crossing conductive
A cross-over (140); of first (142) and second (144) separate elongate conductive interconnects, comprising: a first elongate conductive interconnect (142); a...
Ink-jet recording medium for dye- or pigment-based ink-jet inks
The present invention is drawn to a method of preparing a porous media substrate, comprising combining metal or semi-metal oxide particulates with a polymeric...
Fluid separation system
A system for separating a mixture of two fluids of different specific gravities comprising: a first chamber having an inlet for receiving said mixture; a...
Solvent/latex binder system for heated inkjet printing
An inkjet ink system includes an anionic jettable ink, and a cationic fixer fluid, wherein the anionic jettable ink includes between 0 and 4% styrene-acrylic or...
A printing-fluid container includes a printing-fluid reservoir configured to hold printing fluid. A printing-fluid interface is configured to output printing...
Adaptive cooperative scheduling
A method in a computer system for coordinating scheduling of threads among a plurality of processors. The method includes collecting, using a cooperative...
Monitoring clustered software applications
Embodiments of the invention distribute profiling responsibilities for a clustered application to various instances of the application that generally run on...
Method and apparatus for providing class hierarchy information for
A class hierarchy graph defining the baseclass-subclass relationship between classes in an object-oriented program is built by analysis of the intermediate...
Automatic photo album page layout
A method for locating objects, such as images having fixed aspect ratios, within a predefined space, such as a printed page, is provided. The method comprises...
Method and apparatus for processing data
A method of processing data associated with processing options, wherein selected processing options select variants within the data and selected variants are...
Chip multiprocessor with configurable fault isolation
One embodiment relates to a high-availability computation apparatus including a chip multiprocessor. Multiple fault zones are configurable in the chip...
Sufficient free space for redundancy recovery within a distributed
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods, and distributed data-storage systems employing the methods, for recovering redundancy within a...
Method and system of controlling operational state of a computer system
via power button of a peripheral device
Methods and systems of controlling power of a computer system. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising actuating a power button of a...
Computer system model generation with tracking of actual computer system
The present invention provides a system and method for generating models of a computer system. The method involves generating an original model of a computer...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing a software buffer index with an
unknown hardware buffer index
Method and apparatus for synchronizing a software buffer index with an unknown hardware buffer index. Specifically, a method of processing data is disclosed...
Automated provisioning of computing networks using a network database data
A framework for automatically provisioning computing devices includes a central database system and a central file system. Information stored in the database...
Resource allocation in data centers using models
A method for resource allocation in a data center is disclosed which employs modeling techniques that enable resource allocation in large-scale data centers. A...
Migrating recovery modules in a distributed computing environment
Systems and methods for implementing recovery processes on failed nodes in a distributed computing environment are described. In accordance with this scheme, one...
Hybrid database query caching
In one embodiment, a computer system comprises one or more processors, and a memory module communicatively connected to the one or more processors. The memory...