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Victor Shao, Michael McGee: Mobile surveys and polling. Oracle International Corporation, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, December 18, 2007: US07310350 (153 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for allowing mobile device users to participate in an online survey community by entering opinions and reading opinions of other through their mobile devices. The mobile devices need not support the same protocol as the server that manages and provides the survey inf ...


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Samuel DeFazio, Rajiv Chopra, Jagannathan Srinivsan, Melliyal Annamalai: System for efficient content-based retrieval of images. Oracle International Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 9, 2002: US06418430 (149 worldwide citation)

A system creates and uses a visual image index for visual image retrieval. The visual image index uses multi-level filtering to reduce the processing and storage needed to identify visual images in a table that have similar characteristics to those of a query image. Information about a visual image ...


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Stephane H Maes: Roaming across different access mechanisms and network technologies. Oracle International Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 25, 2011: US07877090 (147 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method of allowing a user to roam from one wireless network and interact with an Internet-based application is disclosed. The method comprises establishing a connection between a wireless mobile device and a first wireless network, wherein the connection allows the wireless mobi ...


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Stephane Maes: Shared view of customers across business support systems (BSS) and a service delivery platform (SDP). Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 6, 2011: US08073810 (145 worldwide citation)

An identity management tool provides identity management across multiple domains, providing a single access point not only for information for runtime, network, and service layer information, but also for systems such as business support systems (BSS), operational support systems (OSS), and third pa ...


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Stephane H Maes: Best effort seamless network switch in a media streaming session. Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 23, 2011: US08005988 (140 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for switching a media streaming session between a plurality of networks. In one embodiment, a method of switching networks in a media streaming session can comprise detecting a plurality of networks available for communication of streaming d ...


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Stephane H Maes: System using session initiation protocol for seamless network switching in a media streaming session. Oracle International Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 4, 2010: US07711848 (138 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for switching a media streaming session between a plurality of networks. In one embodiment, a method of switching networks in a media streaming session can comprise detecting a plurality of networks available for communication of streaming d ...


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Anand Manikutty, Muralidhar Krishnaprasad, Ravi Murthy, Visar Nimani, James Warner, Eric Sedlar, Neema Jalali, Bhushan Khaladkar: Techniques for changing XML content in a relational database. Oracle International Corporation, Brian D Hickman, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, December 28, 2004: US06836778 (138 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for changing data for an XML construct in an SQL/XML compliant database management system (DBMS). The DBMS allows instances of XML type to represent XML constructs, such as XML documents, XML elements, XML attributes, and fragments of XML documents. An SQL statement is receiv ...


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Dawn Austin, Kenton E Noble, Richard J Lotero, Subash Chadalavada: Method and mechanism for data consolidation. Oracle International Corporation, Bingham McCutchen, September 2, 2003: US06615220 (132 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and mechanism for consolidating data. According to an embodiment of the invention, consolidation is performed based upon transformation rules established for data to be consolidated. An aspect of an embodiment of the invention relates to performing data ...


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Shawn P Delany, Sajeed Ahmed: Determining a users groups. Oracle International Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 1, 2006: US07085834 (128 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to technology for determining the set of groups that a user is a member of. A user can be a static member, dynamic member or nested member of a group. A user is a nested member of a first group if that user is a member of a second group and the second group is a mem ...


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Robin E Martherus, Srinivasagopalan Ramamurthy: User authentication. Oracle International Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 20, 2007: US07194764 (125 worldwide citation)

The present invention authenticates a user for multiple resources distributed across multiple domains through the performance of a single authentication. User access requests for a protected resource in a first domain are received and redirected to a second domain. User authentication is performed a ...