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US-7,114,146 System and method of dynamic service composition for business process outsourcing
A system and method for capturing a plurality of business requirements using a Business Process Outsourcing Language (BPOL), an XML representation for expressing...
US-7,113,959 System and method of using human resources data to generate printed products
Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is...
US-7,113,797 System, method and program product for scheduling meetings
System, method and program product for scheduling meetings. Two or more invitees for a meeting are identified. Each of the invitees has a wireless device with a...
US-7,111,938 Automatic lens design and manufacturing system
The present invention provides a method for designing and making a customized ophthalmic lens, such as a contact lens or an intraocular lens, capable of...
US-7,111,293 Method for increased concurrency in a computer system
A method for enhancing concurrency in a multiprocessor computer system is described. Various tasks in a computer system communicate using commonly accessible...
US-7,111,235 Business description vocabulary for standardized, extensible interoperation
A method of organizing information related to content. A plurality of categories related to the content is identified along with a plurality of elements...
US-7,111,010 Method and system for managing event attributes
The present invention provides techniques for managing and analyzing business information. Specific embodiments provide persons with business or other...
US-7,110,520 Method and system for directory assistance services
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator...
US-7,107,596 Statistically-triggered heuristics
Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing a heuristics service using a generically-consumable, reusable heuristics manager object. This...
US-7,107,522 System and method for creating extensible content
A system and method for generating validated extensible content using (i) a ubiquitous portable application as a lightweight data form entry tool, (ii) a...
US-7,107,415 Posted write buffers and methods of posting write requests in memory modules
A memory module includes a memory hub coupled to several memory devices. The memory hub includes a posted write buffer that stores write requests so that...
US-7,107,235 Method of conducting business including making and selling a custom article of footwear
The present invention teaches a method of conducting retail and Internet business including making and delivering a custom article of footwear. The article of...
US-7,107,225 Business system
A method for guaranteeing a consumer a best price on an item purchased from a vendor in a first transaction at a first price, the method including recording the...
US-7,107,224 Value driven integrated build-to-buy decision analysis system and method
A value-driven build-to-buy decision analysis system and method is provided that addresses and integrates the system analysis for multiple parts of the...
US-7,106,838 Method for serving character message transmission during telephone call over PSTN
The present invention discloses a method for serving character message transmission during a telephone call over PSTN connected to the central office to which...
US-7,106,789 Method and apparatus for provisioning TDM and packet based communications on a VDSL communication medium
An method and apparatus for provisioning multiple Next and fractional T1 along with packet based communications over a shared X-DSL communication link is...
US-7,103,772 Pervasive, user-centric network security enabled by dynamic datagram switch and an on-demand authentication and...
Methods and systems are provided for improving security, efficiency, access control, administrative monitoring, reliability as well as integrity of data...
US-7,103,691 Method, system and device for a processor to access devices of different speeds using a standard memory bus
A method for accessing a device, such as a memory device and an interface device, by a processor is disclosed. The method involves the processor requesting...
US-7,103,597 Adaptive transaction manager for complex transactions and business process
This is a method for managing and optimizing transaction processing that: (1) significantly expands the robustness of systems with respect to consistency,...
US-7,103,591 Method of describing business and technology information for utilization
A method for data processing can include associating at least one descriptor dimension with a data item. The descriptor dimension can represent a scale between a...
US-7,103,564 Method and apparatus for performing personalization based on classification
A method and apparatus for personalizing information content for delivery to a requesting user is provided. With the method and apparatus, a set of actions...
US-7,103,560 System and method for weather adapted, business performance forecasting
A system and method for forecasting future retail performance are described herein. The system includes a storage device that stores a sales history database, a...
US-7,103,198 Method for determining an adjacency relation
A method for determining an adjacency relation for analyzing a business card containing data blocks. A target data block and a comparison data block is selected...
US-7,102,796 Network printing system using a process power broker for directing print job from busy machines to idle...
A compute cycle brokering apparatus and method includes a network and a plurality of machines connected to the network wherein some machines are idle and some...
US-7,100,162 System and method for process management
A process task management system is provided to be used within an operating system environment. The system comprises an executing processes module containing a...
US-7,099,968 System and method for generating bus requests in advance based on speculation states
A system and method predict when to generate a bus request ahead-of-time based on bus-activity, bus-usage efficiency and bus-bandwidth usage. A bus-usage...
US-7,099,859 System and method for integrating off-line ratings of businesses with search engines
A computer program product is provided as a business rating system to rank business that are relevant to a given Internet search topic. Business ratings are...
US-7,099,835 Methods and systems for providing life management and enhancement applications and services for telematics and...
The invention presented herein relates to methods and systems for providing life management and enhancement applications and services to customers via an...
US-7,099,797 System and method of testing software and hardware in a reconfigurable instrumented network
A method of testing a computer system in a testing environment formed of a network of routers, servers, and firewalls. Performance of the computer system is...
US-7,099,740 Nail polish color selection system
A user interactive custom nail polish color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business, including for both point of sale and remote (e.g., via...
US-7,099,446 Method for providing telephone services for commercial classes of service
A method, such as a method for doing business, is provided. The method includes providing telecommunications dialing features such as, for example, call return,...
US-7,099,312 System and method for delivering personalized messages to selected calling parties
A forwarding telephone number in a programmable telephone number list associated with a called number is dialed in response to a busy or no answer signal at the...
US-7,098,869 Business method for billboard advertising
A business method for billboard advertising is disclosed. An advertising billboard device for use with the present invention comprises a server and a display...
US-7,096,687 Non-constrictive ice bag device
Ice bag covers, articles and methods useful in the creation of a non-constrictive ice bag device that is compact and can be attached to a garment, said ice bag...
US-7,096,262 Apparatus and method for asymmetric electronic commerce transactions
A networked computing apparatus having a business message sender component coupled to a network interface, the network interface not being coupled to an...
US-7,096,209 Generalized segmentation method for estimation/optimization problem
A method for action selection based upon an objective of an outcome relative to a subject. In one embodiment, a training set is obtained that contains attributes...
US-7,096,195 Method for enhancing the equity of a business entity
A method of enhancing the equity of a business entity by issuing a debt instrument to the equity share of the business entity. The debt instrument is secured by...
US-7,096,193 Facilitating commerce among consumers and service providers by matching ready-to-act consumers and...
A method and apparatus are provided for matching ready-to-act consumers and pre-qualified service providers. According to one aspect of the present invention,...
US-7,096,188 Method and apparatus for problem solving, decision making and storing, analyzing, and retrieving enterprisewide...
A computer software application, graphical user interface, and method for entering information concerning a complex business situation, refining such information...
US-7,096,022 System and method for supporting quality of service in vertical handovers between heterogeneous networks
A method, system, and business model are disclosed for supporting handover between a mobile host and a corresponding node located in a heterogeneous network....
US-7,095,840 Method and system for establishing voice communications using a computer network
A method and system (100) establishes voice communications between a computer operator (102) and an agent (104) of a business over a computer network, such as...
US-7,095,826 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting announcement to a called party that is busy on a first call and receives a second call....
US-7,095,725 Method and apparatus for data transmission on a reverse link in a communication system
Systems and methods for decreasing delays and thereby improving the performance of data transmissions in wireless communication systems by enabling increased...
US-7,094,991 Electric food warming system and method
A device is disclosed for warming tortillas and other foods. The device operates with a standard electric alternating current ranging from 110 to 120 volts in...
US-7,093,281 Casual access application with context sensitive pin authentication
A method and system for allowing access to an exchange by a casual user without compromising exchange security. The present invention allows a casual user to...
US-7,092,960 Chemical material integrated management system and method thereof
A chemical substance total management system and a chemical substance total management method which can easily manage amounts and release destination of managing...
US-7,092,959 Method for dynamic profiling
According to the invention, techniques for profiling of human behavior based upon analyzing data contained in databases, data marts and data warehouses. In an...
US-7,092,920 Method and apparatus for determining one or more statistical estimators of customer behavior
Businesses typically have large amounts of data about customer transactions and other customer information which is not fully utilized. The present invention...
US-7,092,908 System and method for selling protected information in an oem context
A method and apparatus of encouraging distribution, registration, and purchase of free copyable software and other digital information which is accessed on a...
US-7,092,724 Method and apparatus for waypoint services navigational system
A Waypoint Services Navigational System (WSNS) is disclosed comprising a mobile unit connected to a server and to a database by the Internet. The WSNS uses...
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