At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
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...
Object-oriented system for configuration history management with a
project workspace and project history...
A distributed program configuration database system is designed for use on a client-server network. The system consists of a plurality of program servers which...
Computerized multimedia asset management system
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for providing computerized management of multimedia assets of various types, including image, video, audio, text,...
Method and apparatus for managing disposable medical supplies
appropriate for a single patient visit
A method of supplying health care workers with disposable supplies appropriate for a single patient visit determines a requirement for disposable medical...
Maintaining group data in a mobile communications system
A method and a mobile communications system for maintaining group data relating to a communication group in a mobile communications system including a plurality...
Document database management apparatus capable of conversion between
retrieval formulae for different schemata
A semantic description storing means stores semantic descriptions representative of meanings of respective document components. A semantic description...
Buffered database table interface object system
A program object providing an interface between a computer database manager and a client application program external to the interface object. The interface...
Program storage device and computer program product for interactively
managing a distributed database system
An interactive graphical display of object relationships and instances is implemented by means of a table driven process. The user can select one or more object...
Simultaneous events reported to an equipment management system are compared with historical data in order to establish whether there is a relationship between...
Buffered table user index
A computer database management system has a table buffer for buffering as yet uncommitted modifications of records in an original shared database table and a...
Referential integrity in a relational database management system
A system of the present invention includes a PC-based relational database management system (PC RDBMS) with data integrity facilities. Methods are described for...
Method and system for managing execution of licensed programs
A distributed computer system employs a license management system to account for software product usage. A management policy having a variety of alternative...
Business requirement handling apparatus
A business requirement handling apparatus is adapted to a data processing system which includes a central processing unit, a display unit and an input unit. The...
Remote duplicate database facility with database replication support for
online DDL operations
A local computer system has a local database, application programs that modify the local database, and a transaction manager that stores audit records in a local...
Method for localizing execution of subqueries and determining
collocation of execution of subqueries in a...
A method for localizing execution of subqueries and determining collocation of execution of subqueries in a shared-nothing database. The concept of compatible...