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Patricia A Dwyer: Automated query optimization method using both global and parallel local optimizations for materialization access planning for distributed databases. Honeywell Bull, William A Linnell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, September 6, 1988: US04769772 (303 worldwide citation)

In a Distributed Database System (DDS), database management and transaction management are extended to a distributed environment among a plurality of local sites which each have transaction server, file server, and data storage facilities. The Materialization and Access Planning (MAP) method of a di ...


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Jean Mollier: Method and device for protecting software delivered to a user by a supplier. Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, July 28, 1987: US04683553 (214 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and a device for protecting software delivered to a user by a supplier. The method amounts to rendering the programs non-executable in the state in which they have been delivered to the users. With each program (P.sub.i) there is associated a validation key defined ...


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Duc Luu, Philippe Hubert deRivet, John J Bradley, Benjamin S Franklin: Apparatus and method for semaphore initialization in a multiprocessing computer system for process synchronization. Compagnie Honeywell Bull, Lowe King Price & Becker, February 16, 1982: US04316245 (178 worldwide citation)

Apparatus in a data processing system to initialize a semaphore held in a memory field of the data processing system or, alternatively, to restore the semaphore to a previous predetermined state. A count field, or tally field, provided in the semaphore is initialized by a particular instruction. The ...


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Claude Timsit: Method of recording in a disk memory and disk memory system. Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, March 28, 1989: US04817035 (175 worldwide citation)

A method of recording numerical information in a plurality of disk units, in which the bits of each word of numerical information are transmitted simultaneously, each bit being allocated to a unit associated with the weight of that bit in that word, and a memory system for implementing the method, i ...


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Martin L Fasack, William A Rutz, Robert G Voll: Method and apparatus for monitoring the operating environment of a computer system. Honeywell Bull, John S Solakian, Lewis P Elbinger, April 18, 1989: US04823290 (167 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus features a system for automatically monitoring the operating environment and other physical conditions around and in which a host computer system operates. Sensors located around a computer system, including inside equipment cabinets and under the floor where cabling and air a ...


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Jacques Bienvenu, Claude Carre, Duc Luu, Henri Verdier: Process synchronization utilizing semaphores. Compagnie Honeywell Bull, Lowe King Price & Becker, July 26, 1983: US04395757 (165 worldwide citation)

An information structure called a semaphore serves as a signalling mechanism in process synchronization. The semaphore is used to relate a process and an event which do not appear simultaneously. In accomplishing this, the semaphore is capable of storing the presence of events or resources waiting f ...


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Jean H Mollier: Process and system for transmission of signed messages. Compagnie Internationale pour l Informatique Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, August 21, 1984: US04467139 (150 worldwide citation)

The transmission of signed messages occurs between a transmitter (1) and a receiver (3) connected by a transmission line system (2). The transmitter (1) and the receiver (3) respectively comprise a coding device 7 and a decoding device 11. Means 4 situated at the transmitter supply a signature SG as ...


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Claude Timsit: Method of recording in a disk memory and disk memory system. Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, July 18, 1989: US04849929 (145 worldwide citation)

A method of recording numerical information in a plurality of disk units, in which the bits of each word of numerical information are transmitted simultaneously, each bit being allocated to a unit associated with the weight of that bit in that word, and a memory system for implementing the method, i ...


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Robert J L Herve: System and process for identification of persons requesting access to particular facilities. Compagnie Internationale pour l Informatique CII Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, September 11, 1984: US04471216 (141 worldwide citation)

The user has a credit card incorporating electronic devices and/or circuits. The facility which is to be protected has an electronic device and/or circuit analogous to that of the credit card. The devices of the credit card and of the facility contain in their respective memories a secret code S, an ...


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Bernard Badet, Francois Guillaume, Karel Kurzweil: Standardized information card. Compagnie Internationale pour l Informatique Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, September 16, 1980: US04222516 (133 worldwide citation)

A standardized access card is formed of a single or a pair of bonded sheets f material including a cavity within which is disposed an integrated circuit assembly for processing electrical signals arranged within the card. The thickness of the assembly is relatively smaller than the thickness of the ...