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Jochen Doerre, Peter Gerstl, Sebastian Goeser, Adrian Mueller, Roland Seiffert: Taxonomy generation for document collections. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, Marc D McSwain, September 3, 2002: US06446061 (321 worldwide citation)

This mechanism relates to a method within the area of information mining within a multitude of documents stored on computer systems. More particularly, this mechanism relates to a computerized method of generating a content taxonomy of a multitude of electronic documents. The technique proposed by t ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Edward Gustav Chron, Darrell Long, Benjamin Clay Reed: Decentralized remotely encrypted file system. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran, Marc D McSwain, June 11, 2002: US06405315 (196 worldwide citation)

A decentralized file system based on a network of remotely encrypted storage devices is disclosed. The file system includes a network to which a network client, a secure remotely encrypted storage device, a key manager, and a lock manager are attached. The system organizes data as files and director ...


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Nimrod Megiddo: System and method for maintaining multiple identities and reputations for internet interactions. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, Amin Eschweiler, April 20, 2004: US06725269 (141 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided that allows a single user to maintain on the user's personal machine multiple identities for browsing on the Internet and establish multiple reputations corresponding to the multiple identities. The system includes a multiple identity browser that allows a user t ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Atul Goel, Darrell D E Long, Robert Michael Rees: Lease based safety protocol for distributed system with multiple networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, Mark C McCabe, August 10, 2004: US06775703 (118 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product for a lease-based timeout scheme that addresses fencing's shortcomings. Unlike fencing, this scheme (or protocol) enables an isolated computer to realize it is disconnected from the distributed system and write its dirty data out to storage before ...


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Dharmendra Shantilal Modha, William Scott Spangler: Clustering hypertext with applications to web searching. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, January 27, 2004: US06684205 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and structure of searching a database containing hypertext documents comprising searching the database using a query to produce a set of hypertext documents; and geometrically clustering the set of hypertext documents into various clusters using a toric k-means similarity measure such that ...


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Masayuki Demura, Hironobu Nagura, Tetsuya Tamura, Keisuke Tanaka: Method and apparatus for detecting and correcting errors and erasures in product ECC-coded data arrays for DVD and similar storage subsystems. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, Marc D McSwain, April 22, 2003: US06553533 (98 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for detecting and correcting errors and erasures in product-coded data arrays by iterative syndrome processing array data in row major order and column major order. A first dense map is formed for classifying each row containing location indicia of random errors, their correct ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Gregory Fraser Russell: Calibration-free eye gaze tracking. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, June 17, 2003: US06578962 (67 worldwide citation)

A system and method for calibration-free tracking of a user's eye gaze vector and point of regard even if substantial head movement or rotation occurs. The preferred embodiment includes two synchronized interlaced cameras, each viewing the user's eye and having on-axis lighting that is alt ...


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William Carlisle Arnold, Jehoshua Bruck, Jeffrey Owen Kephart, Gregory Bret Sorkin, Steve Richard White, David Michael Chess, Charles Edwin Cox, Myron Dale Flickner: Autonomous system for recognition of patterns formed by stored data during computer memory scrubbing. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, August 21, 2001: US06279128 (64 worldwide citation)

A system for continuous monitoring and autonomous detection of patterns in the main memory subsystem of a computer system. The invention can be embodied as an extension to existing memory scrubbing hardware to permit stored code pattern analysis and identification during the autonomous transparent m ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto: System and method for eye gaze tracking using corneal image mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, December 9, 2003: US06659611 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for eye gaze tracking without calibrated cameras, direct measurements of specific users' eye geometries, or requiring the user to visually track a cursor traversing a known trajectory. The preferred embodiment includes two uncalibrated cameras imaging the user's eye and ...


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James H Kaufman, Dulce Beatriz Ponceleon, Malcolm Slaney: System and method for hierarchical segmentation with latent semantic indexing in scale space. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, November 14, 2006: US07137062 (48 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically generating a hierarchical table of contents or outline for indexing a document and identifying clusters of related information in the document. The document may comprise text, audio, video, or a multimedia presentation. The invention employs a unique and novel c ...