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Facilitating a supply of used items
Techniques are described for facilitating a supply of used items on behalf of an entity that desires to acquire such used items, such as a merchant that sells...
Method and system to deliver a digital good
A system to deliver a digital good from a seller to a buyer is disclosed. The system includes an interface to receive a digital goods package from the seller,...
System and method for brokering the sale of internet advertisement
inventory as discrete traffic blocks of...
An auction management system brokers, between a seller and a buyer, a discrete traffic block of an ad placement. The auction management system comprises a...
Method, system, and software for geographically focused network
A software based system and method of displaying location based information from an information site on a network by determining location data of a user of the...
Systems and methods for redeeming rewards associated with accounts
Among other things, the present invention provides systems and methods for fulfilling reward redemptions. In some cases, the systems and methods receive...
System and method for automating financial document compliance
An automated system determines appropriate compliance information for documents pertaining to financial products or services. The compliance information can...
Media development network
Methods and systems for encouraging and identifying new talent, as well as an incentive structure for financing creative/media projects, are described. A social...
Marketing incentive program
Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for providing a customer network in which customers are incentivized to...
Method and system for improving efficiency in an organization using
Systems and methods are provided for improving processes in a healthcare organization by mining historical data for information that can be used to more...
Modeling and forecasting service performance
A method for modeling a financial risk in a service level agreement (SLA) between a service provider and a customer for the service provider to provide one or...
Forecasting discovery costs based on interpolation of historic event
A computer-implemented method of forecasting discovery costs captures historical business events, which are aggregated and statistically analyzed by matter type...
Multi-color billing process
Embodiments herein include a method that begins by receiving a print job for a customer from an intermediary program such as a print driver. The print job...
System and method for hierarchical weighting of model parameters
A computer-implemented method estimates model parameters for a product. The method includes storing transaction data from customer sales in a database. The...
System and method for generating solutions based on associated operational
penalties for allocating crew members
A system and method for allocating crew is disclosed. A plurality of legs are identified, wherein at least two legs of the plurality of legs are broken. A first...
Appointment scheduling system
The instant invention relates to an appointment scheduling system that allows inviters to define various activities for appointments and to invite invitees to...
Systems program product, and methods for organization realignment
A system to realign an organization structure, program product, and associated methods are provided. The system includes an organization realignment program...
System and method for determining delivery time schedules for each of
The present invention provides apparatus, systems and methods for determining from a set of delivery times for each of a plurality of services for each of a...
Methods and systems for a multi-level scheduling framework
A method for providing a planning framework for use in managing a project to be planned in a supply chain, comprising providing a first software layer for...
Service level management
Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service...
System and method for reduction of cost of ownership for wireless
Systems and methods to assist wireless telecom service providers to determine the optimal core network evolution plan in a network planning time period. Total...
System and method for core identity with personas across multiple domains
with permissions on profile data...
A method for core identity with personas across multiple domains with permissions on profile data based on rights of domain, is described. In one embodiment,...
Automation of auditing claims
Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for automation of auditing claims. Data indicative of a vehicle make...
Systems for digital management of underwriting insurance contracts
Disclosed are systems for underwriting insurance contracts. In one embodiment a system comprises a rules database of business rules specifying one or more...
Methods for digital management of underwriting insurance contracts
Disclosed are methods of underwriting insurance contracts. In one embodiment a method comprises receiving from a registered user a request for approval of the...
Systems and methods for providing enhanced service using public records
Systems and methods for providing enhanced service using public records are described. A financial institution may obtain property data from public records...
Interactive systems and methods for insurance-related activities
Systems and methods for performing insurance related activities are provided. Software can be implemented to provide an application that includes an interactive...
Method and system for managing medical professionals
A system and method for improving medical care through tracking reported findings or diagnoses of patient medical conditions and feeding back actual medical...
Method for consolidating medical records through the world wide web
Medical records, clinical observations, and medical imagery are organized and aggregated into a common database, enabling the data to be viewed and/or updated...
Method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using
an online location
The invention described herein is directed to a method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using an online location and is applicable...
System for communication of health care data
An apparatus for communicating health care data from a sender to a receiver is provided. The apparatus has a first computer system, a second computer system,...
CPT pricing from MedPAR data
Methods and systems for computing what a healthcare organization charged for a procedure, based on analysis of MedPAR data.
Aggregating personal healthcare informatoin
A method of aggregating an individual's healthcare information under the individual's control in a personal information aggregator includes receiving a request...
System for detecting, monitoring, and reporting an individual's
physiological or contextual status
The invention is a system for detecting, monitoring, and reporting an individual's physiological or contextual status. The system works deriving a physiological...
Examination reserve system, maintenance service system, medical imaging
apparatus, examination reserve method,...
An examination reserve system receipts a reserve request for an examination using a medical imaging apparatus. The examination reserve system receives...
Systems and methods for the prevention of extended utility theft
Notification systems and methods are provided for identifying utility theft for an entity associated with a premise under a Continuous Service Agreement with at...
A plurality of pairs of segments to be weighted/added are selected non-linearly with respect to a time axis of audio data. A speed conversion is achieved by...
Acoustic signal processing apparatus and acoustic signal processing method
To provide an acoustic signal processing apparatus which can reduce the amount of calculation in matrix arithmetic. An acoustic signal processing apparatus...
Apparatus for encoding and decoding audio signal and method thereof
A method and/or apparatus for encoding and/or decoding an audio signal is disclosed, in which a downmix gain is applied to a downmix signal in an encoding...
Method and apparatus for identity verification using visual representation
of a spoken word
The present disclosure relates to identity verification devices and methods. A system is provided that utilizes a system of tonal and rhythmic visualization of...
Retrieval and presentation of network service results for mobile device
using a multimodal browser
A method of obtaining information using a mobile device can include receiving a request including speech data from the mobile device, and querying a network...
Numeric weighting of error recovery prompts for transfer to a human agent
from an automated speech response system
A method for a speech response system to automatically transfer users to human agents. The method can establish an interactive dialog session between a user and...
Enabling global grammars for a particular multimodal application
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are described for enabling global grammars for a particular multimodal application according to the present...
Establishing a multimodal personality for a multimodal application
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are described for establishing a multimodal personality for a multimodal application that include selecting,...
Voice synthesis device
A voice synthesis device is provided to include: an emotion input unit obtaining an utterance mode of a voice waveform, a prosody generation unit generating a...
Electronic book with voice emulation features
A method and system for providing text-to-audio conversion of an electronic book displayed on a viewer. A user selects a portion of displayed text and converts...
System and method for testing a TTS voice
Disclosed are various elements of a toolkit used for generating a TTS voice for use in a spoken dialog system. The invention in each case may be in the form of...
System and method for pronunciation modeling
Systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for generating a pronunciation model. The method includes identifying a generic...
Enabling speech recognition grammars in web page frames
Enabling grammars in web page frames, including receiving, in a multimodal application on a multimodal device, a frameset document, where the frameset document...
Method and system for screening using voice data and metadata
In one embodiment, the invention provides a method, comprising: (a) maintaining a database of known fraudsters, wherein each fraudster has a voice signature and...
Speech recognition apparatus and method recognizing a speech from sound
signals collected from outside
A voice recognition system (10) for improving the toughness of voice recognition for a voice input for which a deteriorated feature amount cannot be completely...