Durga Malladi
Durga P Malladi, Tao Chen, Yongbin Wei: Outer-loop power control for wireless communication systems. QUALCOMM Incorporated, D Scott Juneau, December 20, 2011: US08081598 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for evaluating packets and frames in a wireless communication system having multiple reverse-link channels including a spontaneous, burst oriented transmission channel and its corresponding rate indicator channel. One embodiment comprises a base station monitoring the rate indica ...

Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos: Multiple CRC insertion in an output data stream. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, December 20, 2011: US08082481 (4 worldwide citation)

A computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instructions for execution by the processing circuit for performing a method. The method includes receiving a message to transmit from the channel subsystem to the control unit. The method also ...


Janet Ahlgren, Stuart Rudolph, Andy Chang, Kevin Kelley, Gideon Moran, Gorham Palmer, Hung Phan, Nhat Phan, Robert Torchon: System for supporting collaborative activity. Virtual Agility, Gordon E Nelson, December 20, 2011: US08082301 (713 worldwide citation)

A system includes a processor which has access to a representation of model of activity, which includes workspaces. Each workspace includes domain hierarchies for representing an organizational structure of the collaborating users using the system, and initiatives hierarchies representing process st ...

Daniel Coffman, Liam D Comerford, Steven DeGennaro, Edward A Epstein, Ponani Gopalakrishnan, Stephane H Maes, David Nahamoo: Conversational computing via conversational virtual machine. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Anne V Dougherty Esq, December 20, 2011: US08082153 (195 worldwide citation)

A method for conversational computing includes executing code embodying a conversational virtual machine, registering a plurality of input/output resources with a conversational kernel, providing an interface between a plurality of active applications and the conversational kernel processing input/o ...

Young Sik Yoon, Yeong Seop Lee, Jin Han Kim, Won Taek Han, Seong Min Joo, Dea Hwan Oh: Low bend loss optical fiber. SEHF Korea, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Cha & Reiter, December 20, 2011: US08081854 (144 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a low bend loss optical fiber including: a core; an inner layer disposed at outside of the core, which has a refractive index lower than a refractive index of the core, the refractive index of the inner layer gradually decreasing as it becomes farther from the core; and a trench layer d ...

Yong Shen, Liubo Hong, Guanghong Luo, Honglin Zhu, Lei Wang, Yingjian Chen: Method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) transducer. Western Digital, December 20, 2011: US08079135 (143 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) transducer is described. The PMR transducer provided includes a PMR pole and yoke structure coupled with the PMR pole. The method includes providing a hard mask and an intermediate layer. A first portion of the hard mask resides on the ...

Benjamin Chen, Hongping Yuan, Danning Yang, Wei Zhang, Hugh C Hiner, Lei Wang, Yingjian Chen, Brant Nease: Magnetic element having a smaller critical dimension of the free layer. Western Digital, December 20, 2011: US08081403 (142 worldwide citation)

A magnetic element includes a pinned layer, a nonferromagnetic spacer layer, and a free layer. The nonferromagnetic spacer layer resides between the pinned layer and the free layer. The free layer has a track width of not more than 0.08 micron.

Pablo Averbuj, Mark J Muehl, Vijay Gill: Selecting an instance of a resource using network routability information. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, December 20, 2011: US08082348 (139 worldwide citation)

A client computer requests a resource from an ISP/OSP. The ISP/OSP maintains multiple instances of the resource. In deciding to which instance of the resource to route the client computer, a resource selection server takes network routability information into account. Geographic proximity, resource ...

Robert M Fallone, William B Boyle: Disk drive employing boot disk space to expedite the boot operation for a host computer. Western Digital Technologies, December 20, 2011: US08082433 (120 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed wherein boot data is transmitted from a first plurality of data sectors to a host during a first boot operation, and a log is maintained identifying a plurality of the transmitted data sectors. The log is used to write the boot data to a boot disk space comprising a second ...