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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...
Telepresence system with simultaneous automatic preservation of user
height, perspective, and vertical gaze
A method for mutually-immersive telepresencing is provided with a view of a surrogate's location. An image of the surrogate's location is displayed at a user's...
Display support system and method
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a display support system and method. In one embodiment, the display support system and method comprises a...
Random negative index material structures in a three-dimensional volume
Materials and methods for fabricating and using negative index materials are disclosed. A negative index material comprises a three-dimensional volume including...
Method and apparatus for the creation of randomized custom image effects
An image capture device includes a processor configured to generate pseudo-random numbers. Optionally, these pseudo-random numbers may use a portion of an image...
Input distribution determination for denoising
A denoising process or system uses convex optimization to determine characteristics of a clean signal. In one embodiment, a noisy signal that represents a set of...
Multiple sources of operating power to a load
A system comprises a first power supply, a second power supply, and a load coupled to the first and second power supplies via separate power connectors. The load...
Sensor and method for making the same
A sensor includes at least two electrodes, and at least one nanowire extending substantially laterally between the electrodes. The at least one nanowire has at...
Fabricating arrays of metallic nanostructures
A patterned array of metallic nanostructures and fabrication thereof is described. A plurality of nanowires is grown on a substrate, the plurality of nanowires...
System and method for transferring features to a substrate
A method comprising generating a clear layer on a first surface using a transparent liquid toner, generating a color layer using a pigmented liquid toner over...
Dissimilar pigments for use in dark and light inkjet inks
An ink set providing reduced differential lightfade and graininess. The ink set comprises at least one dark inkjet ink and at least one light inkjet ink. The...
Combined power and control signal cable
A power/control cable for transmitting control signals and power is described. The power/control cable comprises a first connector comprising a first control...
A peristaltic pump includes a plurality of occlusion surfaces and a plurality of rotors. The plurality of occlusion surfaces include a first occlusion surface...
A nano-anemometer is formed by growing a nanowire to span an open area between a pair of electrodes. The nanowire is coupled to a sensing apparatus to form a...
Computer tower bezel
Communication and collaboration system using rich media environments
A system that enables communication and collaboration among individuals using rich media environments. A system according to the present techniques includes a...
Graphical user interface for procurement risk management system
Systems and methods for managing procurement risk are described. In accordance with a procurement risk management method, a resource sourcing mix is computed...
In-circuit testing system and method
An in-circuit testing system comprises an integrated circuit having a tri-state control pin used for inducing a tri-state mode in the integrated circuit during a...
Method and system of copying memory from a source processor to a target
processor by duplicating memory writes
A method and system of copying memory from a source processor to a target processor by duplicating memory writes. At least some of the exemplary embodiments may...
Hot swappable power supply device and method of operation
In one embodiment, a hot swappable power supply device comprises power supply circuitry for receiving input power at a first voltage and for providing output...
Method and apparatus for managing encrypted data on a computer readable
A method and apparatus for managing encrypted data on a computer readable medium wherein an encryption key is determined for a received quantum of data. The...
Systems and methods of maintaining availability of requested network
The availability of requested network resources in a network of servers, each having associated network-servable resources of a specific kind is maintained....
Method and system for processing concurrent events in a provisional
A method and system for processing concurrent events in a provisional network that comprises a plurality of dynamically allocatable nodes. Specifically, the...
System and method for guiding navigation through a hypertext system
A method, system, and computer program product for aiding a user in navigating documents containing hyperlinks is provided. In one embodiment, the system...
System and method for providing location profile data for network nodes
A system for providing relational data for a hierarchically-organized plurality of nodes is provided, such as for providing physical location data of a node in...
System and method for forecasting uncertain events with adjustments for
The present invention is a novel methodology for predicting future outcomes that uses small numbers of individuals participating in an imperfect information...
Virtual mass storage device for server management information
A method to communicate provide server management information that emulates a floppy disk drive (FDD) with a management processor. This management processor...
System and method for testing a processor
A processor comprises a chip, a temperature sensing device, a processor core, and a controller. The temperature sensing device, the processor core, and the...
Method and apparatus for an automatic network boot procedure for a
resource in a utility computing environment
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for an automatic network boot procedure for a resource in a utility computing environment. In one...
System and method for communicating graphics image data over a
A graphics adapter comprises a frame buffer operable to store graphics image data. The graphics adapter also comprises a network interface operable to receive at...
Graphics systems and methods
Embodiments of graphics systems and methods are disclosed. In one method embodiment, a graphics method comprises receiving information about a line primitive and...
Computing device antenna identification system and method
A portable computing device antenna identification system comprises an antenna configured to be disposed in the portable computing device, the antenna having a...