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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard A Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for deriving a hierarchical event based database having action triggers based on inferred probabilities. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, December 14, 2010: US07853611 (42 worldwide citation)

Inferring a probability of a first inference absent from a database at which a query regarding the inference is received. The query is used as a frame of reference for the search. The database returns a probability of the correctness of the first inference based on the query and on the data. An acti ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Michael Holtzman, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Paul McAvoy, Bahman Qawami: Method for managing partitions in a storage device. SanDisk Corporation, Toler Law Group, December 14, 2010: US07853772 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for re-allocating memory partition space is provided. The method comprises determining when a first memory partition is full or has reached a threshold value, determining that a second memory partition has unused storage space that can be allocated to the first memory partition, and assigni ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimizing distributed and hybrid queries in imperfect environments. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 14, 2010: US07853624 (6 worldwide citation)

Method, system, and program product for configuring and using a federated database and data structure management system with error prone data. The design of the metadata and queries includes the steps of first determining schema and metadata configurations of the data source servers. The next step i ...


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Simon Rowe
Geoffrey R Smith, Iain Merrick, Michael A Killianey, John Alastair Hawkins, Greg Hecht, Simon Rowe: Log processing to determine impression values using reliable durations. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, December 14, 2010: US07853969 (17 worldwide citation)

Set top box logs are received from a television provider and processed to compensate for broadcast latency and generate normalized log data, e.g., log data that are indexed to a relative time. Channel tunes and the channel tune times of the normalized log data can be compared to expected air times o ...


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Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Eric Taylor Seymour, Steven Jobs, David Alan Pound: Media preview user interface. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, December 14, 2010: US07853972 (16 worldwide citation)

A menu having menu items is arranged in an interface environment. A first abstraction is arranged proximate to the menu, the first abstraction being based on a highlighted menu item. A second abstraction is transitioned into the interface environment upon the occurrence of an event, the second abstr ...


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Pavan K Namineni, Trevor Davey, Gary Siebert, Charles J Jacobus: Wireless mobile indoor/outdoor tracking system. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, December 14, 2010: US07852262 (270 worldwide citation)

This invention is a wireless mobile indoor/outdoor tracking system. It is designed to track the absolute position of all nodes in a network indoors and outdoors. The system uses GPS positioning when a signal is available and RF ranging when it is unavailable. When indoors, a minimum of three network ...


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William A McCarty, Yadir Rodriguez: Wired, wireless, infrared, and powerline audio entertainment systems. KSC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 14, 2010: US07853341 (226 worldwide citation)

A method and system for communicating audio, video, and/or control signals within a home entertainment system. One or more signals are communicated between an input device and one or more output devices via one or more networks. The output device can include loudspeakers, display devices, and headph ...


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Amr Fouad Aly Assal, Raymond Marcelino Manese Lim, Man Ho Lawrence Lee: Multi-user on-line real-time virtual social networks based upon communities of interest for entertainment, information or e-commerce purposes. ISQ Online, Barry N Young, December 14, 2010: US07853881 (210 worldwide citation)

In a multi-user online real-time network in which users access content associated with a plurality of social networks related by common communities of interest, an interactor client application is embedded in content pages accessed by a user, and the user is provided a list of other users and the co ...


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Frederic H Moll, Daniel T Wallace, Robert G Younge, David F Moore, Michael R Zinn, Kenneth M Martin, Gunter D Niemeyer: Methods using a robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, December 14, 2010: US07850642 (196 worldwide citation)

A methods using a robotic catheter system to perform a procedure on a patient includes generating a control signal corresponding to movement of a master input device, and moving a plurality of drive elements of an instrument driver in response to the control signal, the drive elements operatively co ...



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