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Method for solving minimax and linear programming problems
A novel method is disclosed for efficiently solving minimax problems, and in particular, for efficiently solving minimax problems wherein the corresponding...
Consensus as an evaluation function for evolvable hardware
An evolution approach involves the automatic generation of an evaluation function. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a consensus...
Method, system, and computer program product for delivering smart services
A method, system, and computer program product are described for delivering smart services. According to an exemplary embodiment, a method for delivering smart...
Intrusive feature classification model
Landing pages associated with advertisements are partitioned into training landing pages and testing landing pages. Iterative training and testing of a...
Method and apparatus for structuring documents utilizing recognition of an
ordered sequence of identifiers
A method is provided for operating a computing device to create a document structure model of a computer parsable text document utilizing recognition of at...
Personalized delivery payment coding
A method and system for creating a personalized delivery payment coding includes selecting from a set of designs for delivery payment coding, calculating an...
Systems and methods for the provision of postage
Systems and methods for providing postal services which allow customers to flexibly obtain postal services while also allowing customers to defer the payment of...
Virtual mailing system
A virtual mailing system includes a virtual post office disposed in a virtual environment. A user in the virtual environment can request for the delivery of an...
Mail processing system for determining mail entity defects and correcting
mail entity defects
A method for providing a mailer with detailed information regarding the mailer's preparation of mail entities and the post's processing of mail entities. The...
Method of post selection of and payment for domestic and international
mail value added services
Methods and systems of providing tracking or other services for a mailpiece in a mail system having a service provider that is in communication with one or more...
Systems and methods for providing a real estate and rental marketplace
An environment provided by a financial entity in which buyers and sellers may be brought together to initiate and complete a transaction for the purchase of a...
Web-based system and method for collection and management of real estate
open house data
A system and method for management of real estate open house data includes a database and a website configured to provide access to information from the...
Online payer authentication service
A payment authentication service authenticates the identity of a payer during online transactions. The authentication service of the present invention allows a...
Entrustee information transmitting apparatus, entrustee information
transmitting method and computer readable...
An entrustee information transmitting method includes an entrustment managing storage storing entrustment relationship information indicating correspondence...
Tamper detection line circuitry for use in authenticating an integrated
Provided is tamper detection line circuitry for an authentication integrated circuit for use in authenticating an integrated circuit. The tamper detection line...
Method and apparatus for executing cryptographically-enabled letters of
A method and apparatus for executing electronic transactions using cryptographically-enabled accounts stores cryptographically-enabled account information and...
Method and system to digitally sign and deliver content in a
geographically controlled manner via a network
A method and system to digitally sign a content license associated with content, and to distribute content via a network in a geographically controlled manner,...
Automated document cashing machine and method
Validation of the identity of the user is performed with the use of a card associated with intelligence that identifies the user. Validation of the document...
Interactive financial card system uniquely suited for conducting financial
transactions on the internet
A system and method for conducting secured online financial transactions on the Internet provides an electronically readable e-commerce card issued by a...
Mobile electronic commerce system
The objective of the present invention is to provide a mobile electronic commerce system that is superior in safety and usability. The mobile electronic...
System and method for distribution of payment media
Systems and methods of the present disclosure provide a method for distributing payment media to a customer. In various embodiments, the systems and methods...
Electronic payment instrument and packaging
Methods and systems provide and utilize a transceiver-based electronic payment device to consumers in an arrangement which allows for convenient carrying of the...
Payment options for virtual credit
A method and system provides for the use of credit arrangements in simulated environments. A user can participate in credit transactions involving purchases of...
Total structural risk model
The present invention generally relates to financial data processing, and in particular it relates to credit scoring, consumer profiling, consumer behavior...
Systems and methods for detecting bust out fraud using credit data
Systems and methods are for, for example, predicting bust out fraud using credit bureau data. In one embodiment, credit bureau scoring models are created using...
Methods and apparatus for automatically exchanging credit information
Methods and apparatus for pooling credit and business information are disclosed. A disclosed apparatus includes an input and a data processing facility...
System and method for price-based annotations in an electronic trading
A system and method for generating and displaying annotations in relation to one or more prices corresponding to trader-related or market related events are...
Computer system for an auction exchange for financially settled contracts
Various embodiments show a system for conducting an auction for a plurality of financially settled contracts: The system may comprise at least one computer. The...
Methods and systems for purchase of commodities
The invention is directed to methods and systems for commodities procurement with concomitant hedging. The invention enables automatic commodity purchase at a...
Order risk management for derivative products
Systems and methods are provided for processing derivative product orders at an exchange. Traders provide derivative product order risk data to the exchange....
Credit data processing system for controlling electronic trading based on
A credit data processing system for controlling trades in an electronic trading system according to credit arrangements, comprising a computer-readable storage...
Cross trading securities during time windows at the volume weighted
Embodiments of a system and method for cross trading a publicly traded security are disclosed. In an embodiment, a cross trade is executed at the volume...
Computer-based virtual personal economies implemented over public and
private networks and methods for...
In one mode the present invention allows for transactions of various types to take place "anonymously" and securely over public (WAN), semi-public (e.g. AOL)...
Method and process for providing relevant data, comparing proposal
alternatives, and reconciling proposals,...
The present invention provides a process and system for matching buyers and sellers of either goods or services, or goods and services for a project. The...
Systems and methods for providing a trading interface
Systems and methods for configurable trading interfaces that allow a trader to quickly and easily submit trading commands to a trading system are provided....
System and method for displaying market information and order placement in
an electronic trading environment
A system and method are provided for displaying a trading screen and placing an order in an electronic trading environment. The system and method may be used to...
Using commercial share of wallet to rate investments
Commercial size of spending wallet ("CSoSW") is the total business spend of a business including cash but excluding bartered items. Commercial share of wallet...
Single premium immediate annuity with adjustable payment
A fluctuating annuity payment is determined and generated, and that annuity payment is subsequently fixable. The fluctuating annuity payment may be based on an...
Method and system for financial advising
A method of providing financial advice to a client that provides sufficient confidence that their goals will be achieved or exceeded but that avoids excessive...
Investment allocation system for managing investment return and risk and
The present invention discloses an investment allocation system for managing investment return and risk and method thereof. The investment allocation system...
Portfolio synchronizing between different interfaces
A system for updating parameters of financial transactions associated with financial services initiated and completed on behalf of or directly by a user through...
System and method of visual illustration of stock market performance
The present invention provides a system and method for calculating and arraying an entirely universe of publicly traded stock performance data, technical and...
Scanning based spreads using a hedge ratio non-linear optimization model
The disclosed embodiments utilize hedge ratios to determine the optimal hedge ratio and associated scanning spread. This tells traders what ratios of the...
System and method for providing a volatility arbitrage index
A system comprises a memory operable to store a first closing value of an index for a first day, wherein the index is based at least in part on a cash account...
Method and system for enterprise portfolio management based on component
An Enterprise Management Portfolio Hub allows a user to perform enterprise portfolio management activities from a single point of control. EPMH relates...
System and method for regulating order entry in an electronic trading
A system and method are provided for defining slop parameters to an individual spread order or a customized group of orders. The system and method may be used...
System and method for risk management
A margin requirement is computed while trading. The margin requirement may be calculated while trading because the preferred system takes into account working...
Method and apparatus for estimating the spend capacity of consumers
Time series consumer spending data, point-in-time balance information, internal customer financial data and consumer panel information provides input to a model...
Managing incentives for electric vehicle charging transactions
A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for automatically managing incentives associated with an electric vehicle charging...
Method and system for mapping business transactions
A method for mapping a business transaction involves obtaining a transaction record of the business transaction, where the transaction record includes business...