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Method and apparatus for assigning cost metrics to electronic messages
The present invention provides methods and apparatuses for contextualization of electronic messages, for example, by determining at least one cost metric for an...
Off-the-record e-mail methods and apparatus
This invention provides for an off-the-record e-mail system that can ensure that messages, particularly sensitive messages, are available only for the intended...
Method and system for transaction communication
A method and system for transaction communication are described. Using transaction data stored on a transaction system, communication between two parties is...
System and method for dispensing E-care
An e-Care dispenser is disclosed herein which configures a set of devices to cooperatively process care requests by utilizing functional aspects distributed...
Methods and systems for developing an instant messaging network
An instant messaging (IM) system has an IM server connected to a communication network, and logic operable on the IM server enabling a first user to browse...
Multi-player game data via multicast transmission
A server to host a multi-player game is disclosed. The server includes a network interface coupled to an Internet Protocol (IP) network to send and receive data...
System and method for filtering spam messages utilizing URL filtering
Systems and methods for filtering spam messages utilizing a URL filtering module are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an incoming...
Communications system providing enhanced client-server communications and
A communications system may include an application server and at least one communications device for processing requests from one another. The communications...
On-line virtual robot (bot) security agent
Various embodiments can provide a virtual online robot (bot) or security agent. The agent or guardian can monitor on line conversations and can act to intervene...
Sending digitally signed emails via a web-based email system
The present invention provides systems and methods for allowing an Email User to create a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Email Account and thereafter to...
Method and apparatus for automatic notification and response based on
communication flow expressions having...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for automatic notification and response based on communication flow expressions having dynamic context. A message is...
System and method for record and playback of collaborative web browsing
A system, method, and computer-readable medium for recording and replaying a web browsing session. A presenter client presents a web browsing session to an...
Method and system for providing media programming
A method of generating media programming includes the steps of providing by an aggregator to a client a list of feeds; receiving by the aggregator from the...
User interface and method in a local search system with related search
The invention provides a user interface including a first view transmitted from a server computer system to a client computer system, the first view including a...
Method and apparatus for team based strategy planning in computer
A method for use with a computer simulation includes providing an ability to run a simulation in which a plurality of client devices communicate over a network...
Methods and systems for providing storage of a data file over a computer
A distributed group activity network system and corresponding method over a computer network. It synchronizes and provides access by system users to shared data...
Content reproducing apparatus and content reproducing method
A communication system is disclosed which permits data communication between a server apparatus and a client apparatus over a network. The server apparatus...
Generalized proximity service
A system and method for identifying network endpoints that provide a service of interest orders endpoints according to their network proximity to a requesting...
Self organizing peer-to-peer system, method, and/or apparatus
A first and second peer devices can exchange information about a set of additional peer devices capable of providing one or more portions of one or more files....
System and method for efficient basis conversion
This invention describes a method for evaluating a polynomial in an extension field F.sub.q.sup.m, wherein the method comprises the steps of partitioning the...
Method for representing complex numbers in a communication system
A method for storage for complex numbers that employs a shared exponent field is disclosed. Rather than each floating point component of an complex number...
Signal processing method and data processing method and apparatus
The present invention discloses a signal processing method and a data processing method and apparatus. A time-domain to frequency-domain signal processing...
Fast Fourier transformation circuit
Provided is a fast Fourier transformation circuit capable of optimizing an operation resource while matching a plurality of communication systems. In this...
Fir filter apparatus, audio apparatus and fir filter program
A coefficient compensating unit 33 calculates based on a loop point and a cross-fade point of impulse response coefficient data renewed compensation impulse...
Digital generation of an accelerated or decelerated chaotic numerical
A method for generating an accelerated and/or decelerated chaotic sequence. The method involves selecting a plurality of polynomial equations constructed from...
Techniques for random bit generation
Techniques are presented for randomly generating bits. A seed is inverted and a non repeating portion of the resulting digits from the inversion are retained....
Dynamic legal database providing historical and current versions of bodies
Information collections defining a common subject such as a codified or uncodified body of law are stored on a computer readable medium in association with...
Folder storage device
A folder storage device includes a folder storage unit which stores folders with hierarchy structures, a first folder hierarchy information generation unit...
Tools and techniques for original digital files
The present invention provides tools and techniques for distinguishing a file from any or all copies of the file that may exist. One method ascertains (204) the...
File detection device and method
Since no access history is generated for when a file update which makes use of a copy and paste function is performed, it is difficult to detect the file that...
Maintenance of link level consistency between database and file system
Methods and computer-readable media for maintaining transactional link-level consistency between a database and a file system. A file system change is logged in...
Object relational mapping layer
An integration server system for mapping data objects on a database schema offers a strongly-typed model API, complex constraint management, and association...
System and computer program product for assembly of personalized
enterprise information integrators over...
A plurality of sources are registered. A plurality of schemas are constructed, based on the plurality of sources. A desired output is obtained as a conjunctive...
Data structure and method for creating and storing a file
A data structure is for storing data including a number of files which each have a file header and a file body. The file header of a respective file contains...
Differentially private data release
A query log includes a list of queries and a count for each query representing the number of times that the query was received by a search engine. In order to...
System and methods for generating manufacturing data objects
Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include generating, using a processor of the computer system, a definition file of a first format for the...
System and method for using an editable lifecycle event distribution list
with a service metadata repository
A system and method for creating an editable service metadata asset lifecycle event notification distribution list in a service metadata repository. The system...
Video-related recommendations using link structure
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes inferring labels for videos, users, advertisements,...
Information feeds of a social network
Various embodiments can be configured to provide a social networking computing environment. In an embodiment, a networked computing system can be used to...
Automated generation of metadata for mining image and text data
A tangible computer readable medium encoded with instructions for automatically generating metadata, wherein said execution of said instructions by one or more...
Shared inventory item donation in a virtual universe
Generally speaking, systems, methods and media for managing donations of shared inventory items in a virtual universe are disclosed. Embodiments of the method...
Systems, methods, and software for presenting legal case histories
Systems and methods for automatically processing a textual document by identifying occurrences of a piece of text having a predetermined format in the textual...
Structure based storage, query, update and transfer of tree-based
A method for storing data, comprises representing the data as a tree structure, calculating a structure ID for the tree structure, the structure ID being a...
Easily queriable software repositories
In one embodiment, tables are created in such a way that allows rich querying using standard database routines and other tools. This is accomplished by...
Method for clustering of large high-dimensional datasets
The present invention is a method for clustering data points. The method represents data-points as vertices of a graph (a well-known mathematical construct)...
Critical parameter/requirements management process and environment
A critical parameter/requirements management process model for managing a development program for a product and an associated product structure-driven critical...
Electronic file system, operating device, approval device, and computer
An electronic file system includes an operating device for receiving an input for performance of an operation on an electronic file and an approval device used...
Methods and apparatus for representing probabilistic data using a
Methods and apparatus for representing probabilistic data using a probabilistic histogram are disclosed. An example method comprises partitioning a plurality of...
Associating information related to components in structured documents
stored in their native format in a database
A system for associating information related to a component of a structured document that is stored in its native format in a database system includes...
Schemaless XML payload generation
An XML payload is generated from an XML list irrespective of a schema associated with the XML list. The parent/child relationship paths are collected from the...