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Mark G H Ferguson, Gary E Epple, Michael D Broadway, George P Erwin Grotsky, John T Reynolds: Graphical user interface for a computer-implemented financial planning tool. MarketKnowledge, Michael A Davis Jr, Haynes and Boone, May 16, 2000: US06064984 (158 worldwide citation)

On a display screen of a computer, temporal data are displayed for use in financial planning. On the display screen, a timeline is displayed in a substantially diagonal orientation relative to a 2-dimensional coordinate system. A first axis of the coordinate system represents a financial amount, and ...


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Mark E Dean: System and method for prefetching information in a processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, August 6, 1996: US05544342 (141 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for prefetching information in a processing system. A first memory has multiple first locations. At least one of the first locations stores information including an address of a different first location, the different first location having been referenced in the firs ...


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Pradeep Kumar Dubey, Charles Roberts Moore, Terence Matthew Potter: Method and system for processing first and second sets of instructions by first and second types of processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, March 3, 1998: US05724565 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for processing instruction threads. Execution is initiated by a processing system of a first set of instructions including a particular instruction. The particular instruction includes an indication of a second set of instructions. In response to execution of the par ...


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Christopher C Brown, Cole W Lowenfield: Method and system for auctioning loans through a computing system. rateGenius, Michael A Davis Jr, Haynes and Boone L, September 16, 2003: US06622131 (99 worldwide citation)

A computing device receives first information about a customer. The computing device outputs second information to at least first and second loan sources. The second information includes at least a portion of the first information. From the first and second loan sources, the computing device receive ...


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James A Kahle, Soummya Mallick, Robert G McDonald: Method and system for constructing a program including out-of-order threads and processor and method for executing threads out-of-order. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, Brian F Russell, Andrew J Dillon, June 22, 1999: US05913925 (96 worldwide citation)

A method and system for constructing a program are provided. According to the method, each of a plurality of instructions are assigned to at least one of a plurality of threads. The plurality of threads include first, second, and third threads, where the third thread follows the first thread and pre ...


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Timothy B Brodnax, John S Bialas Jr, Steven A King, Johnny J LeBlanc, Dale A Rickard, Clark J Spencer, Daniel L Stanley: Shadow register file for instruction rollback. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, October 22, 1996: US05568380 (92 worldwide citation)

A fault-tolerant computer system having shadow registers for storing the contents of a primary array into a shadow array at the completion of a stored instruction execution. This is accomplished in one clock cycle with all registers being shadowed simultaneously. During rollback of execution steps f ...


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Charles R Moore, John S Muhich, Robert J Reese: System and method for transferring information between multiple buses. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, March 11, 1997: US05611058 (81 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for transferring information between multiple buses. Information is transferred through a first bus between multiple first bus devices. Information is transferred through a second bus between multiple second bus devices. Information is transferred through logic betwe ...


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Mark E Dean: Self-time processor with dynamic clock generator having plurality of tracking elements for outputting sequencing signals to functional units. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, September 3, 1996: US05553276 (81 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for self-timed processing. An operation is executed with a functional unit. A timing of the operation execution is simulated with a tracking element, and a tracking signal is output. A sequencing signal is varied to the functional unit in response to the tracking sig ...


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Frank Eliot Levine, Charles Philip Roth, Edward Hugh Welbon: Method and system for performance monitoring of dispatch unit efficiency in a processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael A Davis Jr, Benman Collins & Sawyer, November 25, 1997: US05691920 (72 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining the efficiency of operation of a dispatch unit in a processing system, the processing system including at least one performance monitor counter (PMC) and at least one monitor mode control register (MMCR) to configure the operations of the at least one PMC, include ...


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Edward Michael Seymour: Apparatus and method for testing a memory array. International Business Machines, Kelly K Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Kordzik, Michael A Davis Jr, September 2, 1997: US05663965 (65 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a central controller for simultaneously testing the embedded arrays in a processor. Test data vectors are serially shifted into a latch and stored into each location in the embedded arrays of the processor. The test data are then read out of the embedded arrays into a read latch a ...