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Integrating usage information with operation of a system
Usage information relating to interaction with content is integrated with operation of a system, such as a content management system. The usage information is...
System and method for locating desired traits in resources using a network
A system and method updates a consumer's preference information not only as a result of explicit preference information received from the consumer, but also...
Cluster processing of an aggregated dataset
Using a computer, a database comprising a field is identified. A query relating to the field is identified. Prior to processing the query, the field is...
Tiered incentive program
An embodiment relates generally to a method of offering incentives. The method includes receiving a registration event of a newly registered user and...
Assistance on the go
A mobile computerized apparatus configured to provide membership status in a roadside assistance program after occurrence of a roadside event is disclosed. The...
System and method for validating identity for international use of an
electronic payment card
The present invention is directed to a system and method for validating a cardholder's identity for international use of an electronic debit card to perform...
System and method for investigating fraudulent activity
An apparatus comprises a memory and a processor. The memory is operable to store information associated with a user account. The processor can receive a message...
Multi-purpose transaction card and associated methods and systems
An approach for associating a card (e.g., a transaction card, an identification card, etc.) that corresponds to a primary account with one or more ancillary...
RF presentation instrument with sensor control
A presentation instrument is described which includes an input sensor, a memory unit, and an antenna configured to wirelessly transmit and receive data. The...
Content item delivery for payment
Various embodiments of the present technology involve the delivery of digital content via a synchronized content management system (CMS) in return for a...
Facilitating online to offline commerce
Systems and methods for facilitating online to offline commerce are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system configured to receive a request to check-in a...
Interoperable systems and methods for peer-to-peer service orchestration
Systems and methods are described for performing policy-managed, peer-to-peer service orchestration in a manner that supports the formation of self-organizing...
ATM customer defined user interface for security purposes
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, or computer program product for receiving a customization that will be displayed on the screen of...
Application development and execution framework
An application repository is provided. The application repository comprises a first computer having a processor and a memory, a data store, a plurality of...
Funding access in a distributed electronic environment
Permissions can be delegated to enable access to resources associated with one or more different accounts, which might be associated with one or more different...
System and method for interactive visual representation of items along a
A system and method for data storage and data enhancement to facilitate the analysis of such data through a visual representation which depicts the data, its...
Analyzing activity patterns in online communities
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for analyzing patterns and trends in online communities, and more particularly to organizing and analyzing data from...
Systems, methods, software and interfaces for integration of online
research tasks into law firm workflow
Legal professionals often conduct online research as part of their efforts to produce documents, such as legal briefs. The present inventor recognized that...
System for tire storage, retrieval, and inventory management
A storage array includes one or more tier including a plurality of roller pairs and at least one motor for spinning each roller pair. Plates are positioned...
Inventorying item(s) within an environment
Systems and apparatuses (e.g., mobile robots) including sensor systems, and methods involving sensor systems are provided. In one method, a region of an...
Shipments of ordered items may be optimized by minimizing geographic and time constraints, thereby improving efficiencies and reducing costs. Geographic...
Use of organization chart to direct mail items from central receiving area
to organizational entities using...
Apparatus, methods, media and code for routing a mail item are provided. The apparatus may include a processor device; and machine readable memory. The...
System and method for generating shipment forecasts for materials handling
Embodiments may include a forecasting component that, for each of different service levels offered to customers, generates a projection of the quantity of...
Facilitating the design of information technology solutions
A method includes determining an anticipated usage pattern for an information technology system and a desired service level for the information technology...
User selected flow graph modification
A computer implemented method and apparatus display an information integration flow graph, receive user input selecting a modification to apply to the displayed...
Automatic analysis system and device management server
Precise prediction of the state of congestion in an automatic analysis system and adjustment of timings and the order of take-in and take-out of specimens in...
Task assignment using ranking support vector machines
A method of ranking workers for an incoming task includes recording a list of completed tasks in a computer data structure, extracting first attributes from the...
Worksite monitoring and management systems and platforms
A platform comprising sensing devices, servers and mobile devices for monitoring conditions of objects on worksites. Potential violations of operation rules are...
Versioning and effectivity dates for orchestration business process design
Particular embodiments generally relate to the orchestration of an order fulfillment business process using effectivity dates and versioning. In one embodiment,...
Automated reconfiguration of shared network resources
A resource manager can adjust the amount of capacity in each of a plurality of resource pools using a combination of proactive and reactive approaches. Targets...
Systems and methods for leveraging social queuing to facilitate event
A method for identifying a simulated social media account history is provided. The method may include querying a social media identification information...
Renewable energy configurator
Embodiments for determining an optimal configuration for a renewable energy power plant are provided. The power plant, which may be a virtual power plant,...
Methods and arrangements for reconfiguring an analytics model without retraining the analytics model. A contemplated method includes: providing a cloud-based...
Method for the computer-supported generation of a data-driven model of a
technical system, in particular of a...
A method for the computer-supported generation of a data-driven model of a technical system, in particular of a gas turbine or wind turbine, based on training...
Data-agnostic methods and systems for ranking and updating beliefs
This disclosure is directed to computational, closed-loop user feedback systems and methods for ranking or updating beliefs for a user based on user feedback....
Implementing stochastic networks using magnetic tunnel junctions
Embodiments of the invention relate to implementing a probabilistic graphical model (PGM) using magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJs). One embodiment comprises a...
Demographic inference calibration
Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium for labeling user identifiers. A method includes:...
Rule-based network diagnostics tool
A system may be configured to receive performance information regarding a set of network devices; compare the performance information to a set of rule objects;...
Using ontologies to comprehend regular expressions
Ontologies are used to comprehend regular expressions, by selecting, based on a context relating to a domain of a regular expression, an ontology and an...
Rule assignments and templating
Various implementations for assigning rules and creating rules using templates are described herein. In one example implementation, a model is determined, one...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for loading content items
An apparatus for loading content items may include a processor that may be configured to identify at least one rule associated with a type associated with a...
Learning health systems and methods
A learning health system and associated methods are provided. Biochemical assays are conducted at scheduled intervals on blood samples taken from an individual...
Data mining technique with federated evolutionary coordination
Roughly described, a data mining arrangement for developing high quality classifiers using an evolutionary algorithm, includes a plurality of "mid-chain"...
Hardware architecture for simulating a neural network of neurons
Embodiments of the invention relate to a neural network system for simulating neurons of a neural model. One embodiment comprises a memory device that maintains...
Task driven context-aware search
A processing device of an information processing system is configured to detect bursts of activity associated with a particular user, to map the bursts to tasks...
Systems and methods for a RFID enabled metal license plate
In the embodiments described herein, a RFID enabled license plate is constructed by using the license plate, or a retro-reflective layer formed thereon as part...
Transaction cards and associated methods
A transaction card having a first layer and a second layer, wherein the first layer is metal and the second layer is a polymer, polycarbonate, or carbon. The...
Displays with radio-frequency identifiers
A display may have an active area surrounded by an inactive border area. The display may be a liquid crystal display having a liquid crystal layer sandwiched...
Image processing device and image processing apparatus which process image
data in correspondence with one or...
An image processing device includes a first and a second image processing module including an image processing unit, and a connection module that is connected...
Image forming apparatus which forms image data indicating whether a pixel
is for a character or line
An apparatus includes an image-processing-unit that generates tag information indicating whether each of pixels of a first-resolution image data is a pixel of a...