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Steven R Hetzler, William J Kabelac: Sector architecture for fixed block disk drive. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas R Berthold, David J Kappos, June 4, 1996: US05523903 (199 worldwide citation)

A sector servo, zone bit recording disk drive includes a sector architecture in which the recording head locates and identifies data sectors without using data ID fields, but instead using information obtained from electronic storage and from servo sectors which need not be adjacent to the data sect ...


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Lewis L Nunnelley, Larry L Williams, Leighton C Wood Jr: High capacity data storage system using disk array. International Business Machines Corporation, David J Kappos, Paik Saber, June 6, 1995: US05423046 (149 worldwide citation)

A data storage and retrieval system is provided which has extremely high capacity. The system includes a large array of small disk files, and three storage managers for controlling the allocation of data to the array, access to data, and the power status of disk files within the array. The allocatio ...


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James A Reimer, Roger A Reinsch: System and method for enabling the creation of personalized movie presentations and personalized movie collections. International Business Machine Corporation, David J Kappos Esq, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, September 3, 1996: US05553221 (136 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing on demand access to information related to a movie while the movie is being presented to a user, where the movie was generated from the movie related information. The system operates by presenting the movie to the user, and then receiving from the user a query perta ...


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Michael J Dockter, Charles L Haug, Kevin D Seppi: System and method for synchronization of multimedia streams. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss Wayne Johnson, David J Kappos, May 30, 1995: US05420801 (121 worldwide citation)

A computer-based multimedia presentation system is provided with a synchronization scheme for recording and playing independent media. The disclosed system and method allows media processes and single medium processes to achieve and maintain synchronization with each other without process interdepen ...


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James A Reimer, Roger A Reinsch: System and method for linking and presenting movies with their underlying source information. International Business Machines Corporation, David J Kappos Esq, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, January 21, 1997: US05596705 (121 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing on demand access to information related to a movie while the movie is being presented to a user, where the movie was generated from the movie related information, are described. The system operates by presenting the movie to the user, and then receiving from the use ...


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Suet Mui Chiu, Michael Jon Dockter, Joel Frank Farber, Michael Leon Pauser, Randal James Richardt: Method for creating a hypertext language for a distributed computer network. International Business Machines, Randy W Lacasse, David J Kappos, Marilyn S Dawkins, May 12, 1998: US05752022 (104 worldwide citation)

A server-based application intercepts an initial request for access to documents which may contain imbedded references to linked information. A request is made from the server to the actual location of the requested document as it is found on a network (e.g. WORLD-WIDE WEB, INTERNET, etc.). The docu ...


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Khanh D Ha, Jacques J Labrie, David P Salinero: Mechanism for metadata for an information catalog system. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, David J Kappos, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, February 24, 1998: US05721911 (97 worldwide citation)

An extension of an information cataloging metadata model allows metadata users to link objects in a linear or peer-to-peer relationship (not hierarchical). Additional elements include adding a metadata functional category whoes object instances logically attach to other metadata objects in an inform ...


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William Robert Bireley, Tammie Dang, Paramesh Sampatrai Desai, Donald James Haderle, Fen Ling Lin, Maureen Mae McDevitt, Akira Shibamiya, Bryan Frederick Smith, James Zu chia Teng, Hong Sang Tie, Yun Wang, Jerome Quan Wong, Kathryn Ruth Zeidenstein, Kou Horng Allen Yang: Query parallelism in a shared data DBMS system. International Business Machines Corporation, David J Kappos Esq, Stern Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 25, 1997: US05692174 (93 worldwide citation)

A system and method for a computer system having a plurality of DBMS providing a coordinating and assisting function. If a DBMS performs a coordinating function, it is referred to as a coordinating DBMS. If a DBMS performs an assisting function, it is referred to as an assisting DBMS. Each coordinat ...


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Robert C Hartman Jr: Client/server based secure timekeeping system. International Business Machines Corporation, David J Kappos, Melvin A Hunn, Andrew J Dillon, March 19, 1996: US05500897 (90 worldwide citation)

A client/server-based secure timekeeping computer system is provided. A secure-time server which is located in a physically trusted environment, includes a highly accurate time-of-day (TOD) clock, along with a key storage area containing a table of public/private key pairs corresponding to clients i ...


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Venkatachary Srinivasan: System and method for generating an optimized set of relational queries for fetching data from a relational database management system in response to object queries received from an object oriented environment. International Business Machines Corporation, David J Kappos Esq, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, June 9, 1998: US05765159 (81 worldwide citation)

The processing of object-oriented queries so as to retrieve data from a relational database management system (RDBMS) is described. An object-oriented query and at least one prefetch path are received from an object-oriented source (such as an application or user) . The prefetch path identifies one ...



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