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Fred K Ng: Database backup method. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, August 11, 1987: US04686620 (708 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a backup copy of a database system. Modifications made to the database since the generation of a prior backup copy are summarized in a bit map on a page basis. When the next backup copy is made, only modified pages are transmitted and merged with the prior copy. Plural backup ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Mehran Mehregany, James A Walker: Thin film shape memory alloy and method for producing. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, September 12, 1989: US04864824 (397 worldwide citation)

An actuator including a device made of thin film shape memory material mounted to a substrate. The thin film device is deformed from its original shape. Thereafter, the device is heated to restore the device to its original shape. Motion of the device occurs in the deforming and restoring steps, whi ...


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Ronald E Craig, Steven D Ims, Yongcheng Li, Daniel E Poirier, Soumitra Sarkar, Yih Shin Tan, Maria Rita Villari: Caching dynamic content. International Business Machines Corporation, Marcia L Doubet, Jeanine S Ray Yarletts, Jerry W Herndon, June 29, 2004: US06757708 (357 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for caching dynamically generated content (including, but not limited to, dynamically generated Web pages), as well as determining when the cached content should be invalidated or purged. Rather than caching the generated datastream (i.e. the end result ...


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Reed Richard Bittinger, Michael Levi Fraenkel, Barron Cornelius Housel III, David Bruce Lindquist: Client/server communication system. International Business Machine, Jerry W Herndon, May 19, 1998: US05754774 (355 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and program product for increasing the performance of a client/server system having a client application resident on a first computer and communicating with a server application resident on a second computer remote from the first computer. The client application and the server ap ...


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Richard L Asmuth, Renato M Ermann, Mark A Gauldin, George W Gawrys, Roger E Stone, Marjorie P Yuhas: Method for customer definable telephone capability. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, September 9, 1986: US04611094 (334 worldwide citation)

A method allowing a customer to define its telephone service within flexible boundaries for calls directed to the customer. Within constraints imposed by the selected embodiment, the method reduces software development traditionally associated with the provision of new services. A plurality of indep ...


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John Raithel Hind, Marcia Lambert Peters: Method and apparatus for exclusively pairing wireless devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Jerry W Herndon, Jeanine S Ray Yarletts, Synnestvedt & Lechner, August 3, 2004: US06772331 (255 worldwide citation)

A method and system for enabling wireless devices to be paired or permanently associated by a user or a network administrator. The method and system utilize well known public key cryptography and machine unique identifiers to establish a secure channel and associate the devices with eachother. This ...


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Kent Fillmore Hayes Jr: Client-server system for maintaining application preferences in a hierarchical data structure according to user and user group or terminal and terminal group contexts. International Business Machines, Jerry W Herndon, August 15, 2000: US06105063 (244 worldwide citation)

A system with a network interconnecting a server and a plurality of user stations. A system administrator models users of the system, or user groups, terminals and terminal groups as a hierarchy and sets desktop and user application preferences for each group and for the individual users separately. ...


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Rakesh Agrawal, Ahmed K Ezzat: Method of file access in a distributed processing computer network. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, April 25, 1989: US04825354 (236 worldwide citation)

A method of performing remote process execution in a computer network. A remote process execution request, including an identification of a process to be executed, is transmitted from a requesting computer to a serving computer. At both the requesting and the serving computers, a file addressing str ...


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James C Frauenthal, William L Gewirtz, Thomas G Moore, Roy P Weber: Automatic call distributor telephone service. American Telephone and Telegraph Company Communications, Jerry W Herndon, April 12, 1988: US04737983 (219 worldwide citation)

A method of balancing traffic loads to a plurality of customer automatic l distributors (ACDs). Each ACD periodically transmits call congestion data to a central data base. Periodically, the data is automatically analyzed and resulting call routing information stored at the data base. The call routi ...


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Richard L Asmuth, Melchior J DiCarlo Cottone, Renato M Ermann, Mark A Gauldin, George W Gawrys, Dattatraya G Raj karne, Roger E Stone, Marjorie P Yuhas: Telephone office service assist and handoff. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, September 9, 1986: US04611096 (215 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a telephone office serving a call to obtain a call processing capability not available at the office. A data base executes a customer program unique to a customer in response to each call to the customer. The customer program determines from call parameters how to process a p ...