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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...