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US-8,086,637 Access control for business process data
Controlling access to business process data is disclosed. An instance of a business process object configured to contain business process data is created. An...
US-8,086,636 Data storage system, data storage server apparatus, control method, and program for storing data on a server...
A data storage system requires no special operation by owner users (who make data available) and provides guest users (who view the data) with ease of...
US-8,086,635 Compliance monitoring
A managed service may include a device configured to receive a request for access information and to send the access information to a reviewer based on the...
US-8,086,634 Method and apparatus for improving file access performance of distributed storage system
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatus for improving the performance of file transfer to a client from a distributed storage system which...
US-8,086,633 Unified user identification with automatic mapping and database absence handling
An identification system that may be used in heterogeneous computing environments provides a fail-free path to providing identifiers from a single canonical...
US-8,086,632 Credential management
A method, system and program product for managing, distributing and authenticating custom credentials such as diplomas, licenses and certifications awarded to...
US-8,086,631 Search result diversification
Methods, apparatus, and systems directed to receiving search queries, retrieving documents, computing the number of categories to present for a given query,...
US-8,086,630 Using location-specific price and/or performance information in an ad system
The usefulness, and consequently the performance, of advertisements are improved by allowing businesses to better target their ads to a responsive audience....
US-8,086,629 Content delivery apparatus, content delivery method, and content delivery program
In a content delivery method in a P2P network 20, a content publishing node divides a publish content according to a situation of each downstream node adjacent...
US-8,086,628 Systems and methods for user-constructed hierarchical interest profiles and information retrieval using same
Systems and methods for delivering Web content are provided. The systems and methods include a mechanism for providing interest data that may be applied to...
US-8,086,627 Software inventorying system for a shared file system
Efficiently performing a complete inventory of a shared file system is provided. A list of a set of shared file systems is sent from a configuration management...
US-8,086,626 Rare pattern extracting device and rare pattern extracting method
A rare pattern that may be difficult to extract is extracted by extracting data where a rare pattern is likely to exist, and then generating the rare pattern...
US-8,086,625 Automated method for re-attracting job seekers to job match site at more opportune times
A machine-implemented method encourages a job seeker to revisit a job search site by (a) automatically submitting the seeker's search query to a job history...
US-8,086,624 Determining proximity to topics of advertisements
The present disclosure includes a system and method for determining proximity to topics of content items (e.g., an advertisement or "ad"). In some...
US-8,086,623 Context-sensitive term expansion with multiple levels of expansion
Articles of manufacture and systems for searching collections of data using context sensitive expanded term searching are provided. The collection of data may...
US-8,086,622 Search engine using world map with whois database search restrictions
A search operation can implement a two step approach to provide geographically restricted and verified information to a user. First, high relevance search...
US-8,086,621 Search engine service utilizing the addition of noise
A method and modified client that disguises user search terms by adding a plurality of faux search phrases using a phrase-reuse-table comprising resulting faux...
US-8,086,620 Inference of query relationships
Various example embodiments are provided for inferring relationships between queries. In an example, queries are related based on the identification of common...
US-8,086,619 System and method for providing search query refinements
A system and method for providing search query refinements are presented. A stored query and a stored document are associated as a logical pairing. A weight is...
US-8,086,618 Configuration rule translation mapper
A system for performing configuration rule translation mapping. One or more feature inputs are received by a configuration rule translation mapper according to...
US-8,086,617 Link analysis mapping program risk management
A method and system for managing risk by indicating links between one or more persons or entities which can include a process that gathers information about...
US-8,086,616 Systems and methods for selecting interest point descriptors for object recognition
Systems and methods for selecting interest point descriptors for object recognition. In an embodiment, the present invention estimates performance of local...
US-8,086,615 Security data redaction
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, there are provided mechanisms and methods for securing access to data. These mechanisms and methods...
US-8,086,614 Method and apparatus for generating relevance-sensitive collation keys
A method and apparatus for generating collation keys that can be used by sorting methods so as to arrange a sequence of data objects in order of their semantic...
US-8,086,613 Reproducing apparatus, reproducing method, and reproducing program
Disclosed herein is a reproducing apparatus including, a content storage block configured to store content and attribute information thereof by relating with...
US-8,086,612 Album generating apparatus, album generating method and program
There is provided an album generating apparatus for generating an album whose pages are adequately allocated in accordance to image capturing position and time....
US-8,086,611 Parametric analysis of media metadata
A method is disclosed that includes receiving a request to transmit a first multimedia file. The first multimedia file is associated with a first file...
US-8,086,610 Autonomic self configuring building-block database index
Methods, systems, and computer programs for executing a query having a first and second query value; in a database having at least two composite indexes, where...
US-8,086,609 Graph caching
In a method and apparatus for analyzing nodes of a Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA), an accessibility ranking, based on a DFA graph geometrical...
US-8,086,608 Management of resource identifiers
Method, system, and computer program product for managing resource identifiers are provided. The method provides for creating a hierarchical taxonomy for a...
US-8,086,607 Annotation of data in an operating plan data aggregation system
In an embodiment a method is provided. The method includes receiving forecast information in a computer from a first group of users. The method also includes...
US-8,086,606 Performing a keyword search based on identifying exclusive lowest common ancestor (ELCA) nodes
A hierarchical arrangement of nodes is provided to represent Extensible Markup Language (XML) data. In response to a keyword search query containing query...
US-8,086,605 Search engine with augmented relevance ranking by community participation
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for ranking a result set. The method according to one embodiment comprises selecting an item...
US-8,086,604 Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system
The present invention provides convenient access to items of information that are related to various descriptors input by a user, by means of a unitary...
US-8,086,603 Using LUN type for storage allocation
In an embodiment of the invention, an apparatus uses a LUN (logical unit number) data type for storage allocation. The apparatus includes a storage appliance...
US-8,086,602 User interface methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on user navigation and selection...
A user-interface method of selecting and presenting a collection of content items based on user navigation and selection actions associated with the content is...
US-8,086,601 Systems and methods of retrieving relevant information
The present invention provides systems and methods of retrieving the pages according to the quality of the individual pages. The rank of a page for a keyword is...
US-8,086,600 Interleaving search results
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for interleaving search results. A method includes presenting multiple first search results...
US-8,086,599 Method and apparatus for automatically identifying compunds
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that automatically identifies compounds, such as bigrams or n-grams. During operation, the system...
US-8,086,598 Query optimizer with schema conversion
Methods, program products and systems for determining, for a database query that does not represent a snowflake schema, a graph comprising vertices each...
US-8,086,597 Between matching
A query of at least one mark-up language document has a path expression comprising a conjunction, a first filter and a second filter. The first filter has a...
US-8,086,596 Healthcheck of information technology infrastructure based on log data
Checking health of information technology infrastructure based on log data, in one aspect, may collect log data non-intrusively from a production system, said...
US-8,086,595 Systems and methods for solving multiple interacting state-space search problems
A combinatorial search method and system is implemented in a computer control system for utilizing state-space planning of operations for multi-step production...
US-8,086,594 Bifurcated document relevance scoring
An information retrieval system uses phrases to index, retrieve, organize and describe documents. Phrases are extracted from the document collection. Documents...
US-8,086,593 Dynamic filters for relational query processing
Systems and methods that eliminate non-qualifying data for queries against data warehouses and improve execution time, via a dynamic filter component(s). In...
US-8,086,592 Apparatus and method for associating unstructured text with structured data
A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive a semantic abstraction describing at least one underlying data source. The...
US-8,086,591 Combining domain-tuned search systems
The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or techniques that effectuate combining domain-tuned search systems. The system can include mechanisms that...
US-8,086,590 Product suggestions and bypassing irrelevant query results
A computer system, computer media, and computer-implemented method for generating product suggestions and providing product information are provided. The...
US-8,086,589 Searching system, searching unit, searching method, displaying method for search results, terminal unit,...
A communication apparatus transmits information to a search apparatus that stores related information associated with broadcast content. The search apparatus...
US-8,086,588 Computer program product and method for sharing information between multiple computer applications using a...
A computer program product and method for sharing information between multiple computer applications using a grafted model network. The method includes creating...
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