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Portable electronic terminal and data processing system
The present invention relates to a personal shopping system for combined use in both the home of a user and a shopping establishment. The system includes a host...
Standardized information management system for long-term residence
A standardized information management system for use in long-term residence facilities continually collects and manages all direct-care information related to...
Secure and dynamic biometrics-based token generation for access control and
A computer network includes at least one client computer coupled to a server computer that dynamically changes a user's password each time the user logs on to...
Generation, validation and reservation of reference handles
The present described embodiments are embodied in a system and method for generating and validating reference handles for consumers requiring access to resources...
Storing multidimensional data in a relational database management system
Techniques are provided which address the problems associated with the conventional approaches for storing multidimensional data in a relational database system....
Method for providing a system maintained materialized functionally
dependent column for a database management...
A mechanism for supporting generated materialized columns without explicitly adding triggers and a check constraint in a database management system (DBMS). When...
Generating one or more XML documents from a single SQL query
A technique is provided for generating one or more XML documents from a single SQL query. Data stored on a data storage device that is connected to a computer is...
Service life management system for high-temperature part of gas turbine
A life management system for high-temperature parts of a gas turbine has one server system 3 and a plurality of client systems 5a, 5b, 5c, and 5d, all of which...
Method of and system for providing services in a communications network
A system for providing services in a communications network includes a service processing function, a universal directory function, and a nodal resource manager....
Multiple system management point nodes using dynamically transportable
logic for system configuration management
A dynamic transaction network having multiple management stations, one or more terminals, and one or more databases is disclosed. The dynamic transaction network...
Intelligent network system
In an intelligent network system, a service subscriber can remotely execute a procedure, such as a registration or a change of the contents of service, which is...
Apparatus and method for cluster network device discovery
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more member devices....
Method and apparatus for restoring computer resources
A method for restoring resources on a computer is provided. The method includes providing a configuration database including resource information, receiving a...
E-service to manage and export contact information
A method of providing an electronic business card (EBC) access and organization service on the Web. The cardholder database is accessible and searchable from any...
System for personalizing, organizing and managing web information
The present invention provides a hypermedia database for managing bookmarks, which allows a user to organize hypertext documents for querying, navigating,...
Database version control subsystem and method for use with database
A version control system is described for use in connection with a database management system to facilitate versioning of a database table, the system including...
Parallel loading of markup language data files and documents into a
An XML Data Loader which employs the SAX parsing technology, provides an extendible architecture to generate SQL for each type of XML document to be loaded, and...
Database system for predictive cellular bioinformatics
A system for acquiring knowledge from cellular information. The system has a database comprising a database management module ("DBMS"). The system also has a...
Digital camera valet gate
A system and method for managing a valet parking system enables the tracking of the damage to vehicles. The method provides for linking digital images of a...
On-line measuring system and method
The invention relates to a system for the on-line measurement of a parameter in a processing stream. The system comprises a scanning head mounted adjacent a...
In-line database access statements without a pre-compiler
Systems and methods that enable a source code file containing in-line database access statements to be compiled into object code for an application without the...
Method for managing database models for reduced programmable logic device
Method and circuits to create reduced field programmable gate arrays (RFPGA) from the configuration data of field programmable gate arrays (FPGA) are disclosed....
System and method for integrating data mining into a relational database
An integrated data mining and relational database management system is provided on a server. The data mining engine determines characteristics of relationships...
Activity management system
An activity management system for coin-operated systems including but not limited to video arcade games and slot machines utilizes an automated redemption system...
Methods of document management and automated document tracking, and a
document management system
In one aspect, the invention encompasses a method of document management. A document is printed with a printing device configured to automatically label the...
Method and apparatus for the management of file attachments in a groupware
A method and network for managing attachments in applications. The method comprises the steps of creating a plurality of attachment databases to contain said...
Automatic generation of SQL for frame completion
The current invention provides a method for managing a dialogue between a processing system and a user. It addresses the problem of inferring possible feature...
Method of comparing parts
A method of comparing parts by comparing metadata representing the part topologies to identify identical or near identical parts. Metadata representing the...
Namespace service in a distributed file system using a database management
Namespace service in a distributed file system using a database management system. A namespace database is configured on a namespace server with namespace...
METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR ENABLING THE ACCESS OF CONSUMER PRODUCT RELATED
INFORMATION AND THE PURCHASE OF...
Method of and system for delivering consumer product related information to consumers over the Internet. The system and method involves creating an UPN-encoded...
Range prediction in fleet management of electric and fuel-cell vehicles
A method of managing power cell information resources of a non-petroleum fueled vehicle, particularly electric or fuel cell vehicles of a fleet of vehicles. Such...
Prepay telecommunications system
The prepay telecommunications system (60) includes a prepay call management platform (50) which is directly coupled to a telecommunications carrier switch (24)....
Personalization of operator replaceable component life prediction based on
replaceable component life history
Determining the operational life of Operator Replaceable Component (ORC) devices within a printer. A replacement history of the ORC device is used to predict the...
Telemanagement system with single point of entry
A computer readable program code comprising creating and managing a master database for maintaining a copy of information contained in at least one PBX and...
Multilingual electronic document translation, management, and delivery
A document localization, management and delivery system in a computer environment. A preferred embodiment of the invention automatically determines the language...
Remote log based replication solution
A method, apparatus and program storage device for optimizing a relational database management system is provided. The method employs a replication solution...
System and method for efficiently managing computer virus definitions using
a structured virus database
A system and method for efficiently managing computer virus definitions using a structured virus database are described. One or more virus definition records are...
Method and apparatus for group action processing between users of a
A natural language-based information organization and collaboration tool for a computer system is disclosed. The present mechanism includes an apparatus and...
System managing method and apparatus for decreasing a load applied to a
common processing unit
In a system managing method and apparatus, a load applied to a common processing unit is decreased so as to improve a managing ability of the system. The system...
A system and methods for rapid unloading and reorganization of hierarchical databases. Overflow and a window of blocks are progressively read into memory....
Apparatus for displaying mounting state of device
The present invention relates to a mounting-state display apparatus for displaying the mounting-states of devices. Particularly, the present invention provides a...
Dynamic process-based enterprise computing system and method
Computer processes for carrying out almost any process may be defined as a series of steps using a plurality of standardized user-interface screens. These...
Electronic rights management and authorization system
An electronic rights management and authorization system to account for the dynamic, multi-dimensional, and granular nature of rights. A database structure...
Systems and methods for registering gift registries and for purchasing
A method of creating an aggregated Internet accessible registry includes the step of accepting a query from a registrant. The query contains an identifier and a...
Electronic communication delivery confirmation and verification system
The present invention provides a system and a method for a user to verify receipt of an electronic communication such as an email message by an intended...
View navigation for creation, update and querying of data objects and
textual annotations of relations between...
A method (and corresponding database system) for displaying in a view window information characterizing semantics of relations between objects. For each given...
Database query handler supporting querying of textual annotations of
relations between data objects
An improved command handler (and database system utilizing the improved command handler) interfaces to a datastore storing item data for a plurality of items and...
Methods and systems for managing workflow
A workflow management system provides an integrated approach to exchanging information real-time and notifying responsible persons of pending deadlines...
Optimization of a star join operation using a bitmap index structure
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for optimizing a star join operation in relational database management systems (RDBMS). A cross-product is...
Common spool files for maintaining join indexes
The retrieval of data from a database in a computerized database management system is optimized through the use of a plurality of join indexed. The join indexes...