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Robert Carl Barrett, Daniel Clark Kellem, Paul Philip Maglio: Network system for profiling and actively facilitating user activities. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, March 10, 1998: US05727129 (582 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for use with an communication and information network, such at the Internet World Wide Web, for assisting a user in accessing information stored at remote network sites based on the user's past history of network usage. An archive is maintained of remote sites access ...


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David M Choy, Chandrasekaran Mohan: Multi-tiered indexing method for partitioned data. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, Philip E Blair, August 27, 1996: US05551027 (332 worldwide citation)

A multi-tiered indexing method is disclosed for a partitioned table in a parallel or distributed database system. A Local Index is created and maintained for each partition of the table and a Coarse Global Index is created and maintained. The Coarse Global Index identifies the indexed partition(s) b ...


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David Aaron Steele: Method and system for video browsing on the world wide web. International Business Machines Corporation, Romualdas Strimaitis, James C Pintner, March 16, 1999: US05884056 (316 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for supporting video browsing over a communication network such as the Internet/World Wide Web. A graphical user interface is provided through a client software tool such as a Web browser. A client/user selects a video data object stored at a remote server. A set of ...


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David Allon, Moshe Bach, Yosef Moatti, Abraham Teperman: Load balancing of network by maintaining in each computer information regarding current load on the computer and load on some other computers in the network. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, July 23, 1996: US05539883 (185 worldwide citation)

A method is described of operating a computer in a network of computers using an improved load balancing technique. Logical links are generated between the computer and other computers in the network so that a tree structure is formed, the computer being logically linked to one computer higher up th ...


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Byron Edward Dom, Dragutin Petkovic: Video story board user interface for selective downloading and displaying of desired portions of remote-stored video data objects. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner Esq, McGinn&Gibb P C, December 26, 2000: US06166735 (153 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for supporting video browsing over a communication network such as the Internet/World Wide Web. A graphical user interface is provided through a client software tool such as a Web browser. A client/user selects a video data object stored at a remote server. A set of ...


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Edwin Joseph Selker, Jonathan Noble Betts: Piezoelectric switch with tactile response. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, John H Holcombe, November 9, 1999: US05982304 (143 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric keyswitch for providing tactile response comprises a bimorphic piezoelectric element anchored at its edge, and a keypad mounted on the bimorphic piezoelectric element spaced from the anchored edge so that depression of the keypad flexes the element to generate an electrical signal. A ...


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David Mun Hien Choy, Chandrasekaran Mohan: Method for generating a multi-tiered index for partitioned data. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, September 28, 1999: US05960194 (139 worldwide citation)

A multi-tiered indexing method is disclosed for a partitioned table in a parallel or distributed database system. A Local Index is created and maintained for each partition of the table and a Coarse Global Index is created and maintained. The Coarse Global Index identifies the indexed partition(s) b ...


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Rakesh Agrawal, Linda G De Michiel, Bruce G Lindsay: Methods to support multimethod function overloading with compile-time type checking. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, Joseph J Kaliko, January 30, 1996: US05488727 (117 worldwide citation)

Methods and related apparatus, for use in programming language systems, are set forth which support compile-time type checking for overloaded functions in an environment supporting subtypes with multiple inheritance. At both compile and runtime, the invention considers the type of all actual argumen ...


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Miklos Ajtai, Randal Chilton Burns, Ronald Fagin, Larry Joseph Stockmeyer: System and method for differential compression of data from a plurality of binary sources. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, R Bruce Brodie, April 16, 2002: US06374250 (116 worldwide citation)

A method and a system are presented for generating differentially compressed output from binary sources. Given two versions of the same file as input streams, a compact encoding of one of the input streams is generated, by representing it as a set of changes with respect to the other input stream. A ...


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Cynthia Dwork, Moni Naor, Florian Pestoni: System and method for verifying signatures on documents. International Business Machines Corporation, Romualdas Strimaitis, James C Pintner, June 27, 2000: US06081610 (110 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for producing verified signatures on documents such as checks and affidavits. Initially, a customer who is to obtain a verified signature, at some point in time, registers with a signatory authority, and a secret key, having public and private components, is establis ...