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Patrick Allen Buckland, Danny Marvin Neal, Steven Mark Thurber: Error recovery by isolation of peripheral components in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark E McBurney, Thomas E Tyson, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, September 29, 1998: US05815647 (139 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a computer system which allows a user to identify which one of a plurality of feature cards has issued an error signal. The device issuing the error signal is then isolated and error recovery techniques, (or re-initialization) are implemented only on the device with th ...


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William R Hunter: Fabrication of submicron semiconductor devices. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Thomas E Tyson, Richard L Donaldson, Melvin Sharp, November 2, 1982: US04356623 (121 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating a semiconductor device of relatively small scale. A conductivity layer is deposited on a substrate of a polarity. Regions of opposite polarity are partially formed on either side of the conductor layer. Vertical layers are formed to partially cover the regions of opposite po ...


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Christopher Robbins Nielsen, Ricky Lee Poston, Stephen Gray Stair, I Hsing Tsao: System and method for displaying the contents of a web page based on a users interests. International Business Machines Corporation, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, Thomas E Tyson, April 25, 2000: US06055542 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for finding information of interest within a particular Web page. A user creates an interest profile, which is stored with the user's browser. An interest profile may be as simple as a list of key words, or may be more complex, including data such as rela ...


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David F Craddock, David Arlen Elko, Thomas Anthony Gregg, Gregory Francis Pfister, Renato John Recio, Donald William Schmidt: End node partitioning using virtualization. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Thomas E Tyson, Francis Lammes, August 15, 2006: US07093024 (100 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for allowing a single physical IB node to virtualize a plurality of host channel adapters is provided. This includes providing the appearance of both a router and multiple virtual HCA's residing behind that router, to the external REAL subnet components. Each virtual host channel adapter ...


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Phillip D Hester, Richard O Simpson: Virtual memory address translation mechanism with combined hash address table and inverted page table. International Business Machines Corporation, J B Kraft, Thomas E Tyson, July 14, 1987: US04680700 (100 worldwide citation)

A virtual memory address translation mechanism is provided for converting virtual memory addresses provided by a CPU into real memory addresses within page frames in a large hierachial memory wherein the real memory space is substantially smaller than the scope of the virtual memory. The conversion ...


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Khen Sang Tan: On board self-calibration of analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. Thomas E Tyson, Melvin Sharp, James T Comfort, August 16, 1983: US04399426 (95 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed which corrects for errors produced in data acquisition systems. Disclosed is a method and circuit for correcting errors, such as mismatch between binary weighted capacitors and offset, in a charge redistribution, weighted capacitor array analog-to-digital converte ...


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Ronald X Arroyo, James T Hanna: Multi-frequency clock generation with low state coincidence upon latching. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas E Tyson, February 4, 1992: US05086387 (89 worldwide citation)

A clocking circuit connected to a processor for regulating processor operation and including a control circuit that produces a clock signal at a first frequency or for producing a clock signal at a designated one of a plurality of other selectable frequencies in response to a change signal from the ...


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Margaret Gardner MacPhail: Web links objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas E Tyson, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, Bracewell & Patterson L, July 22, 2003: US06597377 (86 worldwide citation)

A method of providing information about a set of interrelated objects or files on one or more servers in a computer network, such as pages on the Internet's world wide web. The method involves construction of a web links object that contains information regarding the links between the various w ...


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Edmond J Boufarah, Gregory F Grohoski, Chien Chyun Lee, Charles R Moore: System for reducing delay in instruction execution by executing branch instructions in separate processor while dispatching subsequent instructions to primary processor. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas E Tyson, June 30, 1992: US05127091 (84 worldwide citation)

A data processing system including a circuit for storing a sequence of instructions, a circuit for determining if the instruction sequence includes a branch instruction, a circuit for storing a sequence of branch target instructions in response to the determination of the existence of a branch instr ...


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Douglas E Martin: Reconfigurable contiguous address space memory system including serially connected variable capacity memory modules and a split address bus. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas E Tyson, April 26, 1988: US04740916 (81 worldwide citation)

A memory system for providing a contiguous address space and including several memory modules each having circuitry to provide information of their respective memory module capacity to a control circuit. The control circuit allocates a start address to the first memory module and allocates start add ...