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Yasuhiko Morimoto: Method and apparatus for determining rule in database. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, November 13, 2001: US06317735 (12 worldwide citation)

When determining a rule associated with an objective attribute of data in a database to predict the objective attribute value of data, following steps are performed: storing values relative to data belonging to each bucket wherein the values correspond to each bucket in a plane, and the plane has tw ...


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Charles Edwin Cox, Martin Aureliano Hassner: Parallelized programmable encoder/syndrome generator. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, Marc D McSwain, June 11, 2002: US06405339 (12 worldwide citation)

A composite encoder/syndrome generating device that both computes check symbols over counterpart data symbol strings to form codewords, and derives syndromes from codewords indicative of their error state. The multistage device provides recursive processing paths at each stage of depth corresponding ...


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Edwin Joseph Selker: Notebook computer having a resilient, portfolio-type case. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert Buckley, Marc D McSwain, May 8, 2001: US06229697 (11 worldwide citation)

A notebook computer having a resilient, portfolio-type case includes a large flat-panel display module and a processor-keyboard module constructed into the case so that the case need not be stored separately during use. The case is secured for carrying by a slide fastener, and the angle between the ...


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Edwin Joseph Selker: Keyboard with belt clip attachment and height adjustment. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Marc D McSwain Esq, Lacasse & Associates, May 7, 2002: US06384810 (11 worldwide citation)

A keyboard or keypad or other electronic assembly is adjustably suspended from an individual at waist-level and extends to a position which is comfortable and ergonomic for operation by a standing operator. Height adjustment of the keyboard assembly is provided by a band of semi-stiff material which ...


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Jayavel Shanmugasundaram, Eugene Jon Shekita: Method for processing XML queries over relational data and meta-data using a relational database system. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, March 21, 2006: US07016915 (10 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product for processing XML queries over relational data and meta-data using a relational database system. The invention runs a query to generate a view definition, so a regular query processor can handle queries on a mix of data and meta-data. Names of desired ...


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Martin Aureliano Hassner, Nyles Heise, Walter Hirt, Barry Marshall Trager: Method and means for invertibly mapping binary sequences into rate 2/3 (1,K) run-length-limited coded sequences with maximum transition density constraints. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, Marc D McSwain, February 27, 2001: US06195025 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and means for reducing high-duty-cycle unconstrained binary signal sequences in storage and communications processes and systems by invertibly mapping such sequences into a (1, k) rate ⅔ RLL codestream constrained to a duty cycle substantially approximating one-third. That is, binary ...


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Charles Edwin Cox, Myron Dale Flickner, James Lee Hafner, Martin Aureliano Hassner, Barry Marshall Trager, Shmuel Winograd: Method and means for computationally efficient on-the-fly error correction in linear cyclic codes using ultra-fast error location. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, Marc D McSwain, November 28, 2000: US06154868 (9 worldwide citation)

A computationally efficient, machine-implementable method and means for detecting and correcting errors in received codewords on-the-fly within the capacity of a linear cyclic code using ultra-fast error location processing. Each error locator polynomial of degree t over a finite Galois field derive ...


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Kim Wesley May: Resistive page counting for paper tablets. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Marc D McSwain, Lacasse & Associates, December 10, 2002: US06491220 (9 worldwide citation)

A writing pad for use with a computer includes a number of sheets each having a flexure sensor affixed thereto. Circuitry connected to the sensors determines whether the sheets are lifted and removed from the pad, whereby the particular sheet currently in use may be identified. The flexure sensor sy ...


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Hiroaki Nakamura, Hironobu Takagi, Madoka Yuriyama: XPath evaluation method, XML document processing system and program using the same. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, Marc D McSwain, January 1, 2008: US07315981 (8 worldwide citation)

To efficiently search an evaluation result of a plurality of XPath expressions with respect to a data file such as an XML document: an evaluation result of an XPath expression is obtained by generating a data structure with a redundant element by evaluating what common part or dependency has been om ...


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Klaas Berend Klaassen, Jacobus Cornelis Leonardus van Peppen: Characteristically terminated write driver with compensation for magnetic response and method therefor. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, December 30, 2003: US06671113 (8 worldwide citation)

A method (and magnetic recording circuit structure) for write drivers to reduce the reversal time for the current through the inductive recording head, includes a write driver output stage providing a write signal output with a write signal source strength S