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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...
AV data base for VTR
In a recording and reproducing apparatus having at least one program recorded to recording tracks on a recording medium, management database is recorded on the...
Method and apparatus for concurrency in an object oriented database
using lock inheritance based on class objects
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for concurrency control in an object oriented database management system having a plurality of users...
Method and system for mining generalized sequential patterns in a large
A method and apparatus are disclosed for mining generalized sequential patterns from a large database of data sequences, taking into account user specified...
System, method and computer program product for passing host variables
to a database management system
A system and method for passing arrays and structures as host variables to a stored procedure. An application program packs an array or structure into a binary...
Apparatus and method for decomposing database queries for database
management system including multiprocessor...
An improved system for database query processing by means of "query decomposition" intercepts database queries prior to processing by a database management...
Multifunction adaptive telephone line measurement method and system
A system which monitors telephone lines includes the capability to detect abnormal line conditions of many varieties. Such detection capabilities include...
Method and apparatus for clinical pathway order selection in a medical
A medical information system manages clinical pathway order selection. The medical information system includes a medical database and a user terminal having a...
Copier management system
A device for management is attached to a copier, and the device for management is connected to a host computer at a management center via a telephone line. In a...
Remote duplicate database facility with improved throughput and fault
A local computer system has a local database, application programs that modify the database and a transaction manager that stores audit records in a local audit...
E10 reporting tool
Method and system for automatically and accurately generating E10 reports based on a user-selected set of parameters, including date range, equipment and other...
Computer based multimedia medical database management system and user
A computer database for medical imaging stores and manipulates multimedia data from various sources and reduces misidentification of data. A unique identifier is...
Crypt key system
The present invention provides a concrete structure for applying a crypt key system to a television system, a database system or an electronic commercial...
Network-based multimedia communications and directory system and method
A communications system (10) is provided which comprises a plurality of network hubs (12), (14), and (16). Network hubs (12), (14), and (16) are interconnected...
Method and apparatus for storing objects using a c-structure and a bind
The present invention provides a system that manages the storage of the definition and user information used by developers. This information defines and...
Accessing a relational database over the Internet using macro language
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for executing SQL queries in a relational database management system via the World Wide Web of the...
Interactive medication data telephony system
Interactive medication data systems and methods are provided which include an automated system for providing information pursuant to telephonic and electronic...
System and method for object oriented message filtering
A system for object oriented message filtering for selectively transferring a message between a client task and one or more server tasks for preprocessing,...
Method and apparatus for logical data access to a physical relational
Logical Data Access to the physical structure of a relational database is provided for one or more Applications. Applications are developed using the logical...
System and method for tightly coupling application programs with
An application program is tightly coupled to a relational database without changing the software of the database management system. A first user defined function...
Drug document production system
A document production system is provided for preparing documents and managing a database of information pertaining to investigational studies of medical...