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US-5,555,496 Method and apparatus for communicating with a card distribution center for management, selection, and delivery...
A system for communicating with a card distribution center for selecting, ordering, and sending social expression cards using a personal computer. The user can...
US-5,555,409 Data management systems and methods including creation of composite views of data
Computer-based systems and methods for managing data. These systems and methods take advantage of a unique model which: increases speed and flexibility;...
US-5,555,405 Method and apparatus for free space management in a forwarding database having forwarding entry sets and...
A forwarding information management system for a bridge or router is disclosed, including a method and apparatus for merging free space segments in a forwarding...
US-5,555,404 Continuously available database server having multiple groups of nodes with minimum intersecting sets of...
A database server with a "shared nothing" system architecture has multiple nodes, each having its own central processing unit, primary and secondary memory for...
US-5,555,375 Method and apparatus for network computer systems management group administration
The following is a method and apparatus for administering an operation specified for performance on a set of independently managed hosts. The operation is...
US-5,553,287 Methods and apparatus for dynamically using floating master interlock
A computer system, including at least one host (processor and operating system), a channel subsystem and at least one switch (together with an associated switch...
US-5,553,281 Method for computer-assisted media processing
A system for computer-assisted processing of media by an end-user is disclosed. The system preferably includes a relational database management system (RDBMS)...
US-5,553,280 Method for providing critical time reactive management of database transactions for systems process
A method for providing critical time reactive management of database transactions includes the steps of providing a database distributed over a plurality of...
US-5,551,046 Method for non-hierarchical lock management in a multi-system shared data environment
In a combination of multiple concurrently-executing database management systems which share data storage resources, efficient lock processing for shared data is...
US-5,550,980 Networked facilities management system with optical coupling of local network devices
A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in...
US-5,550,971 Method and system for generating a user interface adaptable to various database management systems
A method and system for generating a user interface in a database management system. A semantic data model is used to describe a database in terms of data types...
US-5,550,966 Automated presentation capture, storage and playback system
A video input device senses a visual portion of a presentation and produces video signal information corresponding to the visual portion. A user interface is...
US-5,548,770 Method and apparatus for improving retrieval of data from a database
An indexing system and method are provided for improving retrieval of data based on a query from a user from a database management system including a main...
US-5,548,758 Optimization of SQL queries using early-out join transformations of column-bound relational tables
A method and apparatus for optimizing SQL queries in a relational database management system uses early-out join transformations. An early-out join comprises a...
US-5,548,756 Object-oriented architecture for factory floor management
An object-oriented architecture for a factory floor management software system is described in which factory floor entities are modelled as factory objects...
US-5,548,755 System for optimizing correlated SQL queries in a relational database using magic decorrelation
A system for optimizing SQL queries in a relational database management system using magic decorrelation. After representing an assembly of multiple SQL queries...
US-5,548,754 Optimization of SQL queries using early-out join transformations
A method and apparatus for optimizing SQL queries in a relational database management system uses early-out join transformations. An early-out join comprises a...
US-5,548,515 Method and system for airport control and management
An improved airport control/management system for controlling and managing the surface and airborne movement of vehicular and aircraft within a defined and...
US-5,548,506 Automated, electronic network based, project management server system, for managing multiple work-groups
Design and implementation of an `Auto Multi-Project Server System`, which automates the tasks of Project Management Coordination, for organizational work-group...
US-5,546,582 Extension of two phase commit protocol to distributed participants
An extension of the two phase commit protocol allows distributed participation among physically distant agents independent of the communications mechanism being...
US-5,546,579 Page refreshing procedure using two locking granularities to ensure cache coherency in a multisystem database...
A method for ensuring data coherence while detecting whether the locally cached copy of a data page is invalid and responsively refreshing the locally cached...
US-5,546,577 Utilizing instrumented components to obtain data in a desktop management interface system
Instrumentation logic is provided to map object oriented protocols to efficient data management protocols to provide direct, keyed access to multiple data...
US-5,546,574 Peer-to-peer data concurrence processes and apparatus
Data concurrence processes and systems for maintaining concurrence of parallel sets of data stored in telecommunication Network Elements. According to a...
US-5,546,573 Specification of cultural bias in database manager
User specification of cultural bias during creation of a database allows for managing cultural bias of the database on a distributed data processing system. Upon...
US-5,546,570 Evaluation strategy for execution of SQL queries involving recursion and table queues
The present invention provides an evaluation strategy for the execution of SQL queries involving recursion and table queues in a relational database management...
US-5,546,455 Method for accessing real-time data in an automatic call distribution system
In an automatic call distribution (ACD) system having a plurality of client systems and at least one host server system, the host server system for conducting...
US-5,544,358 Interface for a computerized database having card and list views
A method for managing a computerized database characterized by the steps of: a) providing a collection of view styles including a card view and a list view; b)...
US-5,544,357 Database accelerator
A hardware accelerator for managing a computer database. The accelerator includes a key memory for storing a map of record key values to record address values, a...
US-5,543,788 Map management system in geographic information management system
A map management system in a geographic information management system which manages different kinds of maps with use of a computer. The map management system...
US-5,542,078 Object oriented data store integration environment for integration of object oriented databases and non-object...
A method and apparatus for accessing and effectively integrating non-object oriented data stores with object applications. An integrating environment is...
US-5,542,073 Computer program product for choosing largest selectivities among eligible predicates of join equivalence...
A method for choosing join selectivities in a query optimizer in a relational database management system is disclosed which facilitates the estimation of join...
US-5,541,394 Delivery service management system
A delivery service management system utilizes a two-dimensional bar code having key information for specifying the source of a material and content information...
US-5,539,870 Computerized system and process 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...
US-5,537,642 Method for authenticating messages passed between tasks
A system for providing distributed control of a resource with centralized configuration management. A network of distributed workstations is provided for...
US-5,537,611 Network management of special service calls
In a telecommunication network, a DATA ACCESS POINT (DAP) database is used to route traffic between originating calling stations and terminating called stations...
US-5,537,467 Method for forwarding a call to a temporarily utilized portable telephone
A distributed service management system for providing communication services comprises a plurality of individual service management systems operated by a...
US-5,537,464 Method and apparatus for the billing of value-added communication calls
New use of the existing PSTN for capturing data to charge enhanced service provider (ESP) fees on phone bills of numbers terminating calls originated by dialing...
US-5,535,386 Transaction and version management system
Each element of a database may have multiple versions; the versions are partitioned into branches, and versions of a branch are ordered linearly according to...
US-5,533,103 Calling system and method
An automated computer calling system is disclosed for correlating diverse types of recorded information, such as voice or video, with data records that have been...
US-5,533,093 Automated trouble-shooting mechanism resident in craftsperson's portable test and communications device
A telephone service technician's portable computer has a trouble-shooting mechanism which analyzes craftsperson inputs, trouble ticket data, local and remote...
US-5,528,621 Packet data communication system
A packet data transmission system is used to link a number of remote hand-held data-gathering units such as bar code readers to a central computer which...
US-5,528,492 Method of managing medical diagnostic data with reference relationship
A method of managing medical diagnostic data in a database system, capable of simplifying the data look up operation to be made at a user terminal while working...
US-5,526,358 Node management in scalable distributed computing enviroment
A method for independently executing software components in a node of a network containing many nodes. The method including generating a logical hierarchy of the...
US-5,524,239 Replay recovery protocol for real-time database management systems
A computer database method using data organized data into atomic data sets and transactions separated into a plurality of statements called projections which...
US-5,524,142 Method and apparatus for the billing of value-added communication calls
A new method of charging enhanced service provider (ESP) fees on phone bills of telephone numbers originating seven digit 555 number calls within the Public...
US-5,522,044 Networked facilities management system
A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in...
US-5,521,971 Communication network control method
A communication network (1) comprises a number of network nodes (2, 3, 4 and 5) linked together by transmission paths (6, 7 and 8). A network manager (9)...
US-5,519,865 System and method for retrieving and classifying data stored in a database system
A retrieval interface system which allows a user to view a retrieval result as a percentage of a total number of files, and to further classify the retrieval...
US-5,517,605 Method and apparatus for managing browsing, and selecting graphic images
A graphics image management system registers each image in a graphical database which can be used to select and organize the images to generate a display record...
US-5,517,421 System for managing LSI design part data
Databases are prepared for data of circuit parts to be used in designing ASICs. Each part data contains functional element indicative of kinds of devices and...
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