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Structure formed with template having nanoscale features
A structure is provided that is formed with a template defining a pattern having nanoscale features. The template may be positioned on a substrate and include a...
Sheet handling using a ramp and grippers on an endless belt
An apparatus and method transport a sheet on a tray. In one embodiment, feet carried by an endless member contact a bottom and edge of the sheet to move the...
Method and system for supporting a plurality of event types
The present invention provides a method and system that is capable of identifying an event type from a plurality of event types to direct an event translator to...
Contact sheet based image management
Methods, systems and machine-readable instructions for managing images are described. In one aspect, images are segmented into image clusters. A page layout for...
Packet protection for header modification
A network device is provided which can include logic associated with the operations of a data communications protocol stack. The logic can operate to receive a...
Method and apparatus for selecting a primary resource in a redundant
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for selecting a primary resource in a redundant subsystem. In one method embodiment, the present...
Network storage devices
A storage box includes bulk non-volatile memory storage locations, an input/output unit for connection to a network, and a controller for controlling reading and...
System and method for safely executing downloaded code on a computer
Embodiments of the present invention include a system and method for making it safe to execute downloaded code. The method includes accessing an application, the...
Apparatus and method for user-defined tunables
A user-defined tunable, and an apparatus and a method for creating the user-defined tunable, are described. The user-defined tunable includes a tunable name, an...
Splitting a workload of a node
A node is identified from a set of nodes in a peer-to-peer network having the highest workloads in the peer-to-peer network. The workload of the node is split...
Computerized file system and method
A computerized network file system and method are provided. The present invention permits the amount of network bandwidth that is consumed by tasks related to...
Method for assessing electronic devices
In a method for assessing a plurality of electronic devices, cooling efficiencies for the plurality of electronic devices are calculated, where the cooling...
Determining a location of an uncharged region on a photoconductive drum
A method for determining a location of an uncharged region on a photoconductive drum in an electrophotographic device, including rotating the photoconductive...
Efficient sensing system
An efficient sensing system. The efficient sensing system includes a first mechanism for sensing and a second mechanism for sensing. A third mechanism...
High resolution image reconstruction
A technique of reconstructing a high resolution image from at least one image sequence of temporally related high and low resolution image frames wherein each of...
Segmenting pixels in an image based on orientation-dependent adaptive
Methods, machines, and computer-readable media storing machine-readable instructions for segmenting pixels in an image are described. In one aspect, a region of...
Reducing noise in an audio signal
Methods, machines, systems and machine-readable instructions for processing input audio signals are described. In one aspect, an input audio signal has a noise...
Reducing the resolution of media data
A method and system for reducing the resolution of media data. Input data at a first resolution are received from a source. The input data are compressed. The...
Method of laser spot location and adjustment thereof
This invention relates to a method of determining the location of a plurality of laser spots, comprising: determining a first distance of a first laser spot;...
Portable photo scanner with task assigner
A preferred embodiment for the inventive portable picture storage device comprises an input for receiving a plurality of pictures, a storage area for storing the...
Providing optimized digital images
An exemplary method for providing an optimized digital image comprises obtaining digital image data by a digital image capture device, based on the digital image...
Method and system for determining an occlusion cost for concurrently
presenting one or more images in a shared...
Methods and systems for determining an occlusion cost for concurrently presenting multiple images within a shared viewing region are described. Image saliency...
Optimizing lifetime of a display
A lifetime of a display is optimized by determining whether to control at least a portion of a display based on a lifetime metric. A plurality of display control...
Process for bonding and electrically connecting microsystems integrated in
several distinct substrates
A process for bonding two distinct substrates that integrate microsystems, including the steps of forming micro-integrated devices in at least one of two...
Various embodiments and methods are disclosed for sheet ejecting in which a claw boost the twain positions and response to engagement of a cam follower with a...
UV curable coating composition
Disclosed is method of coating an inkjet print head using a UV curable coating composition containing a (methyl)acryloxy or vinyl functionalized silane, silica...
Medium pressing guide
Various embodiments and methods relating to a guide for pressing a medium towards a surface of a drum and for retracting the guide away from the surface are...
Various methods and apparatus are disclosed separating sheets of media.
Media feed system and method
A media feed system includes a roller and a selectively adjustable biasing system operatively connected to the roller, wherein the adjustable biasing system...
Thermal generation of droplets for aerosol
A thermal-type drop generator having a geometry that is configured so that the ejection of liquid from the chamber has the effect of separating the ejected...
Method of forming a slotted substrate with partially patterned layers
A method of forming a slotted substrate that includes patterning a thin film over a substrate so that at least a portion of the substrate within a slot region is...
Processing thread launching using volunteer information
A method of and computer system for selecting a processor of a computer system on which to launch a processing thread is described. Each processor load is...
Straight-line post-increment optimization for memory access instructions
A compiler configured for optimizing non-loop memory access instructions of a computer program to form architected memory instructions conforming to a base...
Method and apparatus for translating binary code
A method of translating binary code instructions from a source format to a target format for processing by a target processor includes converting a source...
Parity error checking and compare using shared logic circuitry in a
ternary content addressable memory
Methods and apparatus for performing, using smaller, more efficient shared logic circuitry, the parity checking function and the compare function in a mutually...
Analysis engine for analyzing a computer system condition
A computer-executable method for analyzing a condition of a computer system comprises executing an operating system on a processor according to an operating...
Systems and methods to determine processor utilization
In at least some embodiments, a system comprises a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory stores processor performance utility instructions...
Digital content distribution system
A digital content distribution system comprises a high definition television broadcaster and a consumer media unit. The high definition television broadcaster...
Efficient data storage
One embodiment in accordance with the invention is a method for enabling efficient data storage. The method can include determining a maximum value for an...
Systems, devices, and methods, including logic and/or executable instructions are described in connection with a buffer circuit. One buffer circuit includes a...
Method and system for communicating information between a switch and a
plurality of servers in a computer network
A method and system are disclosed for communicating information between a switch and a plurality of servers in a computer network. In accordance with exemplary...
Calculating numbers of servers for tiers of a multi-tiered system
Fractional, non-integer numbers of servers are calculated for respective tiers of a multi-tiered system using a server allocation algorithm. The fractional,...
Trending method and apparatus for resource demand in a computing utility
A method and system for updating a demand profile used in a computing utility includes receiving a demand profile associated with an application that identifies...
Knowledge representation using reflective links for link analysis
Systems and techniques for facilitating link analysis may be implemented by storing data regarding a knowledge domain. The data may include information about...
Effecting action to address an issue associated with a category based on
information that enables ranking of...
A categorizer is trained for plural categories according to a machine-learning algorithm. The categorizer classifies cases in a set of cases into the plural...
Method and medium for feature selection of partially labeled data
An apparatus and methods for feature selection are disclosed. The feature selection apparatus and methods allow for determining a set of final features...
Method and system for collecting user-interest information regarding a
A user is presented with a picture image either in hard-copy or electronic form. Particular picture features in the image each have associated information that...
Optical modulator including waveguide grating structure and multiple
quantum well layer
An optical modulator and related methods are described. In accordance with one embodiment, the optical modulator comprises a horizontal waveguide grating...