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Paul R Hickey: Audio-visual inventory and play-back control system. Research Design & Marketing, Sandra M Parker, December 12, 1995: US05475835 (310 worldwide citation)

An improved audio-visual computer-based home entertainment media inventory and control system is disclosed comprising a computer with associated software, for controlling any combination or number of video tape record-playback units, audio tape record-playback units, video disc record or playback un ...


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John Mark Zetts: System and method of processing MPEG streams for storyboard and rights metadata insertion. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, July 6, 2004: US06760042 (55 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for storyboard thumbnail and video rights metadata insertion is provided for preventing unauthorized use of restricted video frames of a previously encoded MPEG video file. It can insert video rights metadata in the timecode packet of the affected video ...


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Humberto Gutierrez Rivas, Fernando Cardoso Ismerio, Brian Gerrit Payton: Method and system for specifying and displaying table joins in relational database queries. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, April 22, 2003: US06553371 (47 worldwide citation)

A system, a program storage device and a software method, useable in a computer database system with a display device, is provided for displaying and selecting table joins. The method is capable of assisting in a user's selection of a table join by displaying all user-selected database tables i ...


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Abdul Hamid Al Azzawe, Constance Jane Nelin: SQL debugging using XML dataflows. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, April 10, 2007: US07203927 (42 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and article of manufacture is provided for debugging within a computer system network. The method uses XML dataflows from/to a console for debugging of instructions located in a server, which has a database management system for retrieving data from a database stored in an electr ...


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Amrish K Lal: Method and system for storing and querying of markup based documents in a relational database. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, December 14, 2004: US06832219 (40 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, article of manufacture and computer-based markup serialization method is provided for transferring data contained in a markup based document, such as an Extensible Markup Language (XML) document, into a relational database stored in an electronic storage device having a database manage ...


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Ting Yu Leung, Tuong Chanh Truong, Monica Sachiye Urata: Method of optimizing a query having an existi subquery and a not-exists subquery. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, March 4, 2003: US06529896 (40 worldwide citation)

An optimization technique for SQL queries, a program storage device storing the optimization program, and an apparatus for optimizing a query is provided. A query is analyzed to determine whether it includes the WHERE clause which contains an “EXISTS” subquery and a “NOT EXISTS” subquery, or EXISTS- ...


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Andy I Shin Wang: Mid-tier-based conflict resolution method and system usable for message synchronization and replication. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, January 3, 2006: US06983293 (37 worldwide citation)

A system, method and a computer usable medium tangibly embodying a program of instructions executable by the computer to perform a computer-based method for providing a conflict detection and resolution in a mid-tier server of a multi-tier client-server communication system which performs message sy ...


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Koussay Okko, Maad Okko, Nagib Okko: Illumination device and a method. Law Offices of Sandra M Parker, April 14, 1998: US05738432 (35 worldwide citation)

A method and an adjustable portable illumination device, removably attachable to a user's shoe or garment, enabling hands-free operation, and allowing the user to see and be seen. The device has a light housing, a light assembly having an illumination member encapsulated in the light housing, a powe ...


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Stefan Dessloch, Cynthia Maro Saracco, Charles Daniel Wolfson: Mapping persistent data in multiple data sources into a single object-oriented component. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, October 14, 2003: US06633889 (31 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and article of manufacture is provided for mapping persistent data objects residing in multiple data sources into a single, reusable software component accessible to an object-oriented programming language application performed by the computer, for multi-database access to data t ...


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Michael James Carey, Gerald George Kiernan: Query optimization using a multi-layered object cache. International Business Machines Corporation, Sandra M Parker Esq, September 24, 2002: US06457020 (30 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for a computer-implemented technique for query optimization using a multi-layered object cache. An object-oriented query is executed to retrieve data from a database. The database is stored on a data storage device connected to a computer and queries a ...



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