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Brian E Clark, Francis D Lawlor, Werner E Schmidt Stumpf, Terrence J Stewart, George D Timms Jr: Parity spreading to enhance storage access. International Business Machines Corporation, Bradley A Forrest, August 2, 1988: US04761785 (376 worldwide citation)

A storage management mechanism distributes parity blocks corresponding to multiple data blocks substantially equally among a set of storage devices. N storage units in a set are divided into a multiple of equally sized address blocks, each containing a plurality of records. Blocks from each storage ...


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Jeffrey Schindler, Randall Farwell, Robert Moore, Rix S Chan, Brian A Bennett: Context sensitive remote control groups. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Bradley A Forrest, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, May 28, 2002: US06396480 (190 worldwide citation)

An entertainment system has a personal computer as the heart of the system with a large screen VGA quality monitor as the display of choice. The system has digital satellite broadcast reception, decompression and display capability with multiple radio frequency remote control devices which transmit ...


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Arthur A Daniel, Robert E Moore, Catherine J Anderson, Thomas J Gelm, Raymond F Kiter, John P Meeham, John G Stevenson, Lawrence E Troan: Method and apparatus for communication network alert message construction. International Business Machines Corporation, Bradley A Forrest, Roy W Truelson, October 23, 1990: US04965772 (179 worldwide citation)

The construction and display of operator messages representative of alert conditions in a network is described. Code points, which are strings of bits, are generated in response to an event in a device attached to the network. The code points are used to index predefined tables that contain relative ...


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Jeffrey Schindler, Robert Moore, David S Zyzda: System with enhanced display of digital video. Gateway, Bradley A Forrest, Scott Charles Richardson, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, February 4, 2003: US06516467 (136 worldwide citation)

An entertainment system has a personal computer as the heart of the system with a large screen VGA quality monitor as the display of choice. The system has digital satellite broadcast reception, decompression and display capability with multiple radio frequency remote control devices which transmit ...


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Wayne O Evans: Dynamically adaptive environment for computer programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Homer L Knearl, Roy W Truelson, Bradley A Forrest, January 12, 1993: US05179703 (131 worldwide citation)

Multiple versions of a given system command are run on a single operating system by using one command processing program per command irrespective of its version. Each version of the command has a command definition which has the same format for all counterparts of the command. A command analyzer pro ...


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Timothy R Block, Marcia B Ebler, Ladd W Freitag, Gerald M Heiling, Spencer C Holter, Dennis L Karst, David W Siljenberg, Ronald L Soderstrom, John T Trnka: Optical fiber link card. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph J Kaliko, Bradley A Forrest, J Michael Anglin, August 13, 1991: US05039194 (124 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber link card communication module, and process for fabricating the module, where the module provides a parallel electrical interface to the user, facilitates high speed serial transmission of data over an optical data link, and contains a plurality of converters for performing conversi ...


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Lam Q Dang, Charles P Geer, Merle E Houdek, Eugene R Jones, Frank G Soltis, John A Soyring, Thomas M Walker: Apparatus for compressing and buffering data. International Business Machines Corporation, Donald F Voss, Bradley A Forrest, March 4, 1986: US04574351 (120 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for compressing and buffering large amounts of data, transferring the buffered data to a slower speed storage device and controlling the stopping and starting of the central processing unit (CPU) is provided for a virtual storage computer system where the data is collected in real time; th ...


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Dennis S DeLorme, Mark L Holm, Wilson D Lee, Peter B Passe, Gary R Ricard, George D Timms Jr, Larry W Youngren: Database index journaling for enhanced recovery. International Business Machines Corporation, Bradley A Forrest, April 4, 1989: US04819156 (113 worldwide citation)

A quick recovery of logical files which provide alternate views of databases is provided. Unchanged logical file pages are journaled before being changed. Transactions affecting databases covered by the logical files are also journaled. To recover a logical file, the journaled unchanged pages of the ...


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Michael N Jacobs, David O Lewis, Dale J Thomforde: Apparatus for storing modifying data prior to selectively storing data to be modified into a register. International Business Machines Corporation, Bradley A Forrest, January 23, 1990: US04896259 (94 worldwide citation)

A data reading and modifying device of a computer system has a main storage for storing first data, portions of which are to be modified by various modifying data. The access speed of the main storage is slower than the speed at which the modifying data is accessed. A controller initiates fetches of ...


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Richard L Galbraith, Gregory J Kerwin, Joey M Poss: Thermal asperity compensation for PRML data detection. International Business Machines Corporation, Joan Pennington, Richard E Billion, Bradley A Forrest, August 3, 1993: US05233482 (94 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method of thermal asperity compensation are provided for data detection in a partial-response maximum-likelihood (PRML) data channel. The PRML data channel includes an analog to digital converter (ADC) having a normal operating range and a filter, gain and timing control coupled to the ...