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Norman Ken Ouchi: System for recovering data stored in failed memory unit. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, May 30, 1978: US04092732 (841 worldwide citation)

A storage subsystem comprising a storage control unit and a number of failure independent storage devices, such as disk files, is provided with a check sum generator for generating a check sum segment from segments of a system record as the system record segments are being transferred between the st ...


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Irene H Hernandez, Carol S Himelstein, John S Wang: Method of editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system using implicit editing actions. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, August 11, 1987: US04686522 (207 worldwide citation)

A method is described for editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system which selectively displays a menu of available editing actions in response to operation of one mouse button by the operator and allows the operator to cursor select the specific edit action from the menu to be ma ...


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Robert J Torres: Method to automatically vary displayed object size with variations in window size. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, March 19, 1991: US05001697 (168 worldwide citation)

A method to maintain all of the information that is originally displayed in a window on the display screen in an interactive information handling system, as the size of the window is decreased. A plurality of character sets which have different appropriate width and height attributes are stored in t ...


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Harry S McGaughey III, Lovie A Melkus, Robert J Torres: Method to facilitate a reply to electronic meeting invitation in an interactive multi-terminal system employing electronic calendars. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, December 11, 1990: US04977520 (136 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring method for use in a data processing system which includes a plurality of interactive terminals which are interconnected to permit an end user at each terminal to interchange information with each other and to maintain an electronic calendar. The method facilitates the reply ...


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Steven E Johnson, John Karat, Thomas M Ruiz: Method for providing an on line help facility for interactive information handling systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, March 3, 1987: US04648062 (124 worldwide citation)

A method to help and displace Help Panels containing information to explain Command Functions, Command Syntax, and Command Parameters to the operator of an interactive information handling system in response to the entry of a "Command Help Request" into said system by said operator. The method displ ...


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Keith E Duvall, Anthony D Hooten: Method to control I/O accesses in a multi-tasking virtual memory virtual machine type data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, May 3, 1988: US04742447 (113 worldwide citation)

A method for accessing information in a page segmented virtual memory data processing system in which virtual machines running UNIX type operating systems are concurrently established, and in which a memory manager controls the transfer of information between primary and secondary storage devices in ...


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David U Shorter: Method for scheduling execution of distributed application programs at preset times in an SNA LU 6.2 network environment. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, November 6, 1990: US04969092 (112 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling time initiated tasks from an Intelligent Work Station (IWS) of an SNA network in which a host processor has created a plurality of run ready virtual machines which are assigned under control of a Virtual Machine Pool Manager in response to an LU 6.2 allocate verb to establish ...


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Philip M Ryan: System for updating error map of fault tolerant memory. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, Robert J Haase, October 23, 1984: US04479214 (105 worldwide citation)

An online system is disclosed for mapping errors into an error map as data is transferred between a CPU and a relatively large fault tolerant semiconductor memory system without interfering with the normal use of the memory. The error mapping system permits a fault alignment exclusion mechanism to d ...


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Charles M N Cree, Grady J Landry, Keith J Scully, Harinder S Singh: Electronic calendaring method for confirmation of resource availability during event calendaring. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, February 21, 1989: US04807155 (91 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring method for use in a data processing system having a plurality of interactive type workstations connected to a host processing unit in which the event calendaring process permits the availability of requested event resources to be confirmed automatically during the calendari ...


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Keith J Scully, Harinder S Singh: Electronic calendaring method to establish calendar floating triggers for calendared events and processes. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, April 4, 1989: US04819191 (88 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring method for use in a data processing system has a plurality of workstations, each of which is assigned to a different individual who maintains an electronic calendar on the system. The method establishes a plurality of data structures for storing data that is entered into th ...