Scott Thomas Jones, Frank Eliot Levine: Call stack sampling for threads having latencies exceeding a threshold. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, David A Mims Jr, October 9, 2012: US08286139 (16 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for sampling call stack information. An accumulated latency time is monitored for a set of threads executing in a data processing system. The call stack information is obtained for the thread in response to a thread in the se ...

Dharmendra S Modha, Stuart S P Parkin: Stochastic synapse memory element with spike-timing dependent plasticity (STDP). International Businesss Machines Corporation, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Michael Zarrabian Esq, Myers Andras Sherman & Zarrabian Esq, July 12, 2011: US07978510 (15 worldwide citation)

An active memory element is provided. A bipolar memory two-terminal element includes polarity-dependent switching. A probability of switching of the bi-polar memory element between a first state and a second state decays exponentially based on time delay and a difference between received signals at ...

Paul E McKenney: Adaptive reader-writer lock. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, January 13, 2004: US06678772 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and computer system for dynamically selecting an optimal lock mode in a multiprocessor environment. The method determines a quantity of read-side and write-side acquisitions, and evaluates the data to determine an optimal lock mode for efficiently operating the computer system while maintai ...

Edward Ellis Cobb, Simon Antony James Holdsworth, Iain Stuart Caldwell Houston, Stanley Alan Smith: System for building optimal commit trees in a distributed transaction processing system. International Businesss Machines Corporation, David A Mims Jr, Mark S Walker, March 20, 2001: US06205464 (12 worldwide citation)

A system and method for reducing message traffic during two phase commitment in a distributed transaction processing system. Transactional objects manage transactions in a distributed system. A coordinator object is responsible for ensuring data consistency by enforcing atomic transaction changes. A ...

Josephine B Chang, Leland Chang, Chung Hsun Lin, Jeffrey W Sleight: Double gate planar field effect transistors. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Vazken Alexanian, October 8, 2013: US08551833 (12 worldwide citation)

A stacked planar device and method for forming the same is shown that includes forming, on a substrate, a stack of layers having alternating sacrificial and channel layers, patterning the stack such that sides of the stack include exposed surfaces of the sacrificial and channel layers, forming a dum ...

Francois Dominique Armingaud, Fernando Daniel Pedrazzoli Pazos: Method for secure electronic commercial transaction on-line processing. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Ronald A Kaschak, Hoffman Warnick, January 4, 2011: US07865446 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for on-line processing of electronic commercial transactions using three distinct communication networks to enhance the security of sensitive information such as credit card numbers.

William A Brown, Richard W Muirhead, Francis X Reddington, Martin A Wolfe: Augmenting reality for a user. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Brandon C Kennedy, Mark Vallone, Biggers & Ohanian, January 24, 2012: US08102334 (10 worldwide citation)

Augmenting reality for a user including creating a model of a region of the user's environment in a direction of the user's field of vision; determining, in dependence upon the model of the region of the user's environment, that an object located within the user's environment is invisible to the use ...

Yan Zun Li, Chandrasekharan Kothandaraman, Dan Moy, Norman W Robson, John M Safran: Secure anti-fuse with low voltage programming through localized diffusion heating. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Daryl K Neff, Lily S Neff, Katherine S Brown, January 8, 2013: US08350264 (3 worldwide citation)

An antifuse is provided having a unitary monocrystalline semiconductor body including first and second semiconductor regions each having the same first conductivity type, and a third semiconductor region between the first and second semiconductor regions which has a second conductivity type opposite ...

Gordon Taylor Davis, Clark Debs Jeffries: Partitioning search key thereby distributing table across multiple non-contiguous memory segments, memory banks or memory modules. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC, April 20, 2004: US06725216 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method for retrieving information in a distributed table by partitioning a search key. A packet processor may generate a search key for a received packet of data. The packet processor may partition the search key into a plurality of segments where the length of each segment corresponds ...

Christopher McCall Durham, Peter Juergen Klim: Complementary logic error detection and correction. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Casimer K Salys, Bracewell & Patterson L, December 31, 2002: US06502220 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting and rectifying a proscribed non-complementary output from a complementary logic circuit. A complementary logic circuit having a true tree and a complement tree is provided. The true tree produces a true signal utilized to generate a true output signal from the compl ...