Method and system for separating file system metadata from other metadata
in virtual machine image format
A method for performing software operations on virtual machine images, includes: receiving a virtual machine image that includes data; reclassifying the data...
Data modernization system for legacy software
A database modernization system and method is disclosed. One example embodiment comprises a method for receiving a record stored as a source physical data...
Schedule information management method and system using digital living
network alliance network
A method and system for managing schedule information using a digital living network alliance (DLNA) network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a...
Method, apparatus, and system for translating selected characters in a
record processing system
Control statements related to inputting, sorting, filtering, formatting, and outputting data records in a data processing system are scanned to find one or more...
Word pluralization handling in query for web search
Techniques for determining when and how to transform words in a query to its plural or non-plural form in order to provide the most relevant search results...
System and method for content-based object ranking to facilitate
information lifecycle management
A method to manage objects in an information lifecycle management system is provided. The method includes determining a score for each of the objects based on a...
Determination of index block size and data block size in data sets
A plurality of data sets is maintained, wherein each data set comprises an index block and a plurality of data blocks. An index block size is determined for...
System, method and computer executable program for information tracking
from heterogeneous sources
A system for information clustering comprising a data accumulation part for accumulating documents in a document repository, the documents having loosely...
Method and apparatus for detecting web-based electronic mail in network
Method and apparatus for detecting web-based electronic mail in network traffic is described. In some examples, web pages are extracted from the network...
Technique for managing data in association with tag information
To enhance the convenience of a bookmark function for web pages, a system for displaying identification information enables a user to select a file. Included is...
System and method for detecting and analyzing pattern relationships
In its broad aspect, the invention provides a method for analyzing relationships among patterns within a data set having a set of samples and associated...
Method and apparatus for assigning a cultural classification to a name
using country-of-association information
A method and system for performing a search request for a name among a database including a plurality of names. In one implementation, the method includes...
Systems and methods for using anchor text as parallel corpora for
cross-language information retrieval
A system performs cross-language query translations. The system receives a search query that includes terms in a first language and determines possible...
Inserting new transactions into a transaction stream
In an embodiment, a selection of an original transaction is received. In response to the selection of the original transaction, a call stack of the application...
Identification and use of web searcher expertise
A search expertise level system and method for determining a search expertise level of a search engine user and then using that information to improve the...
Presenting media guidance search results based on relevancy
Systems and methods for presenting search results based on relevancy in an interactive media guidance application are disclosed. After performing a...
Identifying related search terms based on search behaviors of users
A system is disclosed that identifies related search terms by performing a term co-occurrence analysis of search query submissions of users. The system may give...
Using network traffic logs for search enhancement
A method and apparatus for using network traffic logs for search enhancement is disclosed. According to one embodiment, network usage is tracked by generating...
Identifying the items most relevant to a current query based on user
activity with respect to the results of...
A facility for ranking in a result set is described. The facility establishes a system of ratings for combinations of a web page with the query term that...
Adding dominant media elements to search results
A method and system for determining dominance of the media elements of display pages is provided. The dominance system provides a scoring mechanism for scoring...
System and method for performing advanced search in service registry
A system and associated method for searching a service registry system with a service name. The present invention receives a request to search a service...
Keywords associated with document categories
A system extracts a pair that includes a keyword candidate and information associated with a document from multiple documents, and calculates a frequency that...
Changing ranking algorithms based on customer settings
Search term ranking algorithms can be generated and updated based on customer settings, such as where a ranking algorithm is modeled as a combination function...
Systems and methods for providing search results
A method includes generating search results in response to a user query, where at least one of the search results includes a group of links. The group of links...
Method and system for clustering identified forms
A method is provided for organizing a plurality of documents that include forms. An initial set of clusters is defined for the plurality of documents. The...
Method and apparatus for searching a database in two search steps
Search in stocks of data, particularly on optical media, is intended to be optimized in terms of the time required for the search. It is therefore proposed that...
Adding new continuous queries to a data stream management system operating
on existing queries
A new continuous query to a data stream management system (DSMS) may use a stream or a relation which may or may not be used by continuous queries previously...
Techniques for extending user-defined indexes with auxiliary properties
In one embodiment, a database server registers one or more functions included in a user-defined index that includes one or more auxiliary properties. The one or...
Tracking premature termination of a database query
An apparatus and program product that utilize at least one prematurely terminated processing of a database query to improve the processing of the database...
Method and apparatus to define the scope of a search for information from
a tabular data source
A method and apparatus for defining the scope of a search is described. In one embodiment, user input is received, and the scope is defined, based on the user...
Query based rule optimization through rule combination
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for optimizing the processing of abstract rules included in rule set containers. In one embodiment, a first...
Systems and methods for a search engine having runtime components
Embodiments of the invention form an information set from the current set of index information available by the operations of the pre-search and runtime Search...
Performance management system and method
A performance management system is disclosed. The performance manage system includes a host system in communication with a client system. The host system...
System and method for automated benchmarking for the recognition of best
medical practices and products and for...
A system for collecting, managing and disseminating information relating to medical procedures includes a central computer and a plurality of medical devices...
Method and apparatus for processing metadata
A method and apparatus for processing metadata search with plug-in applications is disclosed. In one embodiment, in response to a search request for metadata...
Document ranking using word relationships
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for scoring documents. A plurality of documents with an initial ordering is received....
System and method for graphically distinguishing levels of a
In accordance with the teachings described herein, systems and methods are provided for graphically distinguishing levels from a multidimensional database....
CIM data quarantine
One aspect of the present invention includes performing a quarantine of inaccessible data within a CIM dataset that is managed by a storage service, and a...
Method and apparatus for managing session data across multiple
An approach is provided for managing session information across application boundaries. Session information is obtained of a first application. The session...
Result-based triggering for presentation of online content
A computer-implemented method for delivering content is provided, including specifying a rule having a trigger and defining a content presentation action, and...
Method and apparatus for automatically correlating related incidents of
A method and apparatus for automatically correlating policy violation incidents. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving user input identifying one of...
Method and apparatus for detecting policy violations in a data repository
having an arbitrary data schema
A method and apparatus for scanning structured data from a data repository having an arbitrary data schema and for applying a policy to the data of the data...
Automated response to solicited and unsolicited communications and
automated collection and management of data...
An automated correspondence response system is provide for permitting a receiving entity to generate customized responses based on data extracted from received...
Combining context-aware and context-independent data deduplication for
optimal space savings
A storage system includes a storage operating system configured to provide two-step data deduplication in which, during a data storage operation and prior to...
System restoration apparatus and method for management of dependencies,
ordering sensitivities, and database...
A method, apparatus, and program product restore database data having dependencies or ordering sensitivities, or that incorporates a database index. Unresolved...
Method and apparatus for improving performance of approximate string
queries using variable length high-quality...
A computer process, called VGRAM, improves the performance of these string search algorithms in computers by using a carefully chosen dictionary of...
Attribute-based indexers for device object lists
A device list is created including one or more device objects, wherein each device object represents a physical device coupled to a computer system, wherein...
Automatic document exchange with document searching capability
The exchange of documents for execution can be performed efficiently using an automated system that routes and stores documents based on routing information....
Method and system for identifying stale directories
Aspects for identifying stale contents in a file system include processing a set of attributes of each file in the file system. These aspects further also...
Record level fuzzy backup
A method, system, and computer program product for performing a backup operation in a computing environment is provided. A list of keys identifying a plurality...