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LOW VOLTAGE TRANSISTOR AND LOGIC DEVICES WITH MULTIPLE, STACKED PIEZOELECTRONIC LAYERS. July 28, 2016: US20160218274-A1

A piezoelectronic transistor device includes a first piezoelectric (PE) layer, a second PE layer, and a piezoresistive (PR) layer arranged in a stacked configuration, wherein an electrical resistance of the PR layer is dependent upon an applied voltage across the first and second PE layers by an app ...


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SPARSITY-DRIVEN MATRIX REPRESENTATION TO OPTIMIZE OPERATIONAL AND STORAGE EFFICIENCY. July 28, 2016: US20160217066-A1

Embodiments of the invention relate to sparsity-driven matrix representation. In one embodiment, a sparsity of a matrix is determined and the sparsity is compared to a threshold. Computer memory is allocated to store the matrix in a first data structure format based on the sparsity being greater tha ...


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FLEXIBLE CONTROL IN RESIZING OF VISUAL DISPLAYS. July 28, 2016: US20160217110-A1

A computer processor circuit can be used to receive a resizing request that includes parameters for resizing a user interface containing a plurality of visual elements. In response to the request, the computer processor circuit can access a set of one or more data files specifying: links to binary i ...


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276-PIN BUFFERED MEMORY CARD WITH ENHANCED MEMORY SYSTEM INTERCONNECT. July 28, 2016: US20160216745-A1

An embodiment is a memory card including a rectangular printed circuit card having a first side and a second side, a first length of between 151.35 and 161.5 millimeters, and first and second ends having a second length smaller than the first length. The memory card also includes a first plurality o ...


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PARKING FACILITY SECURE PAYMENT SYSTEM. July 28, 2016: US20160217457-A1

A secure payment system and method at a parking facility are disclosed. In an example, the secure payment system includes a remote payment processor to confirm payment by a customer for a transaction for a parking facility, and to issue a token to the customer for the transaction. The token has a tr ...


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MATERIALIZED QUERY TABLES WITH SHARED DATA. July 28, 2016: US20160217183-A1

A computer system can generate a materialized query table (MQT) for data from a base table that has a plurality of rows and columns that each contain stored data. The computer system can receive a query to data stored in a row from the base table. The system can identify a column in the row and dete ...


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ETL TOOL INTERFACE FOR REMOTE MAINFRAMES. July 28, 2016: US20160217191-A1

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for remote job submission. A computer receives a first job of a job stream. If the first job accesses a mainframe operating system, then the computer retrieves at least a return code threshold for the first job from a data store. If an option to ...


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DAY-LEVEL SLA-BASED ROUTING. July 28, 2016: US20160219151-A1

A system for day-level SLA-based routing, comprising a statistics server configured to collect, store, and provide service level agreement data; and a routing server configured to receive at least a customer interaction via a network, and configured to compare an interaction against service level ag ...


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USE-BASED SOFTWARE INCENTIVES. July 28, 2016: US20160217482-A1

A computer system identifies a ranking, and a fee for a user of a game. A computer system determines an amount to adjust the fee for the user of the game based upon the ranking of the user. Responsive to determining the amount to adjust the fee, a computer system updates the fee for the user of the ...


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BRANCH PREDICTION USING MULTIPLE VERSIONS OF HISTORY DATA. July 28, 2016: US20160216972-A1

Branch prediction is provided by generating a first index from a previous instruction address and from a first branch history vector having a first length. A second index is generated from the previous instruction address and from a second branch history vector that is longer than the first vector. ...