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Apparatus and method for management of integrated circuit layout
An apparatus and method for managing data obtained during the Design Rule Check (DRC) and Layout versus Schematic (LVS) verification procedures executed during...
Method for the incremental presentation of non-object-oriented
datastores using an object-oriented queryable...
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for the incremental presentation of data from non-object-oriented datastores as datastore persistent objects. A...
Method for monitoring and managing operational characteristics of
workstations on a network without user...
A means for supporting a network manager by collecting data pertaining to the financial and operational characteristics of networks. The network manager collects...
Method and apparatus for reproducing operation guidance information, and
method and apparatus for reproducing...
An information reproducing method and an apparatus therefor, by which operation guidance information may be automatically used without bothering an operator,...
Database driven online distributed tournament system
A method and a system for a distributed electronic tournament system in which many remotely located players participate in a tournament through input/output...
Method of processing a synchronization point in a database management
system to assure a database version using...
In a database management method and a database management system in which transactions need not be stopped at a synchronization point (syncpoint) acquired at a...
Global view storage management system for semiconductor manufacturing
A computer operated method comprises a sequence of steps for management of data of a manufacturing operation with workstations in several different functional...
Table driven graphical user interface
A Graphical User Interface (GUI) is provided for workstations on a network in which a complex operation is controlled. At least one node on the network has a...
Dynamically selectable language display system for object oriented
database management system
A dynamically selectable language display system for object oriented database management systems is disclosed. Class objects are provided having international...
Database management system with improved indexed accessing
A database management system (DBMS) provided with a multi-dimensional improved indexed accessing capability using keyed index searching. Individual search keys...
Method of adding a new PBX and new PBX port to an existing PBX network
There is provided a method of adding a new private branch exchange interface (PBX port) to a data communication network having a number of existing PBX ports,...
Database manufacturing process management system
A database system provides a manufacturing factory environment which integrates a plurality of manufacturing processes used to control the manufacture of a...
Method and apparatus for policy-based alarm notification in a
distributed network management environment
Apparatus and method for receiving alarms from multiple network management servers and applying a plurality of policy-based filters to the alarms. The filters...
Network configuration management system for digital communication
An arrangement (apparatus and method) for dynamically provisioning infrastructure components in a digital communication network using an object-oriented...
Pressure protection manager system & apparatus
The Pressure Protection Manager comprises an apparatus and method for determining and documenting overpressure protection due to causes of overpressure...
System and method for managing patient medical records
A system and method for managing patient medical information to facilitate data management and improve physician access to and recordal of examination data is...
Method for realizing logical communications partners in communications
Logical access segments (ACC) related to communications terminals are installed and managed for each communications partner (KP) in A database (DB) of a...
Method and apparatus for executing stored procedures in a foreign
database management system
A method and apparatus for transparently invoking from a first database management system (DBMS) a stored procedure residing at a second DBMS. The first DBMS...
Apparatus and method for selecting records from a computer database by
repeatedly displaying search terms from...
A method for managing the presentation of search terms on a computer terminal or other display device so that large computer databases can be searched...
Performance optimization in a heterogeneous, distributed database
The performance of a heterogeneous, distributed database system is optimized by supporting both block fetch operations and positioned update operations....
WIP/move management tool for semiconductor manufacturing plant and
method of operation thereof
An interactive data processing system and/or method is a management tool for a manufacturing plant including a shop floor control system. A server contains a...
System and method for generating an optimized set of relational queries
for fetching data from a relational...
The processing of object-oriented queries so as to retrieve data from a relational database management system (RDBMS) is described. An object-oriented query and...
Query rewrite for extended search capabilities
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for optimizing queries in a database management system, wherein the queries comprise content-based searches of...
Dynamic project management system
A dynamic project management system includes a server network and a master database. The network is configured to identify a personnel resource pool including a...
Method for coordinating production of an animated feature using a
A computer animation production system (2) for processing digital image data is disclosed. The computer animation production system (2) contains at least one...
Distributed database architecture and distributed database management
system for open network evolution
A distributed database management (DDBMS) system for switching applications that combines rapid feature deployment with high real-time performance. The system...
Parallel database serving mechanism for a single-level-store computer
The present invention involves a database administrator that is comprised of a plurality of database managers and a plurality of database servers. The database...
Integrated construction project information management system
An integrated construction project information management system has a project model constructed by combining a product model that defines a product with the use...
Data management system and method
The present invention consists of a data management system having a centrally located host computer, at least one trading partner output data file that...
Interaction between databases and graphical user interfaces
To provide an interface between a computer application and a database, a user invokes the application and another program, called "link manager". The user "drags...
Method for estimating cardinalities for query processing in a relational
database management system
The present invention provides a method for estimating cardinalities for query processing in a relational database management system. The present method is...
National customer recognition system and method
A system and method for implementing a customer tracking and recognition program that encompasses customers' gaming and non-gaming activity alike at a plurality...
Method for managing globally distributed software components
A method and apparatus are disclosed for managing software components in a network of computers such as a local area network or the Internet. Each software...
Similar information retrieval system and its method
The retrieval request input means 110 reads a retrieval request consisting of input keywords set up by the user as well as their importance degrees. The...
Method and apparatus for providing an efficient use of telecommunication
An attribute design database system provides for inventory management, order process management and design management. The system operates in a ...
Image-data managing apparatus
In an image-data managing apparatus for a work-flow system, wherein image data transmitted from a server are updated sequentially by a plurality of clients, a...
Defect management system for productivity and yield improvement
An automated wafer defect management system in which wafer defect data are collected from wafer inspection instruments, converted into a standard data format and...
High concurrency and recoverable B-tree index management method and
A database management system for accessing the same B-tree index by a plurality of transactions. When a transaction is intercepted at the intermediate stage of...
System and method for the creation and use of surrogate information
The present invention defines a consistent method and system for enabling components in an information system to invoke operations that may be distributed across...
Optimizing table join ordering using graph theory prior to query
A method for improving the efficiency of queries in relational database management systems that use the exhaustive method of query optimization. The join...
Data management system including user-independent generic database
A data management system should relieve the user of data management tasks as much as possible and nevertheless be flexible with respect to user-individual forms...
System for optimally processing a transaction and a query to the same
A system for concurrent processing of queries and transactions against a shared database. The system includes multiple processors wherein a processor is...
Method and apparatus for generating dynamic and hybrid sparse indices
for workfiles used in SQL queries
A method, apparatus and article for manufacture for generating static, dynamic and hybrid sparse indices for use with workfiles used by SQL queries in a...
Method and system for sharing information between network managers
A technique for managing a network by sharing information between distributed network managers which manage a different portion of a large network is disclosed....
System for extending the desktop management interface at one node to a
network by using pseudo management...
A system for enabling the use of the Desktop Management Interface (DMI) in a network where the particular computing system containing the DMI and its database...
Fuzzy logic control for computer image generator load management
A fuzzy logic load management controller for use with a computer image generator. The load management controller is used use with a computer image generator...
Multimedia distribution network including video switch
A multimedia information distribution system includes one or more servers, each server having access to a database storing multimedia information for ...
Method and apparatus for parallel execution of user-defined functions in
an object-relational database...
A method and apparatus for processing object data. The apparatus comprises a client interface for receiving client commands comprising a data surrogate...
Method for improving cursive address recognition in mail pieces using
adaptive data base management
A method of cursive address recognition of mail pieces using adaptive dictionary management is provided which includes creating a plurality of word databases...
Management of communications networks
A fraud detection system is used with a communications network, the network including a billing system having a database of customer account information and of...