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Mithun Sheshagiri, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Alan Messer: Contextual task recommendation system and method for determining users context and suggesting tasks. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, November 29, 2011: US08069422 (94 worldwide citation)

A system and method in a network of devices, which ascertains the user's context to suggest the most preferred task for the user to perform. User's context includes his/her location, the content he/she is interested in, the devices which are being used by him/her, and the devices and content allowed ...


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Sanjeev Verma, Alan Messer: Quality of service in a home network. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, April 26, 2011: US07933274 (75 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method for establishing Quality of Service (QoS) in a home network is provided. The method comprises: receiving a request for bandwidth in a virtual private network (VPN); receiving a traffic specification of an application on a control point retrieving a traffic policy; retriev ...


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Alan Messer, Mahfuzur Rahman, Wonseok Kwon, Seung Jae Oh, Jian Huang: Method and system for content synchronization and detecting synchronization recursion in networks. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Michael Zarrabian Esq, Myers Andras Sherman, June 15, 2010: US07739411 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and system implementing a process for content synchronization that detects and prevents synchronization recursion in CDS transfer operations. A synchronization relationship is formed between the CDS containers in multiple devices. Then content synchronization processes are performed based o ...


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Alan Messer, Ira Greenberg, Dejan Miljicic, Philippe Bernadat, Guangrui Fu: Method and system for offloading execution and resources for resource-constrained networked devices. Hewlett Packard Development Company, January 24, 2006: US06990662 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for offloading execution load from a resource-constrained device to allow the device to run a resource intensive software program. A program is accessed using a first device and determines whether execution of the program will exceed resources of the first device. If the execution will exce ...


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Alan Messer, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham: Method and system for the orchestration of tasks on consumer electronics. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, January 17, 2012: US08099313 (20 worldwide citation)

A method of representing user tasks to be performed by one or more of a plurality of electronic devices in a task orchestration system. Each device includes therein a function description specifying a function that the device can perform. The function descriptions are obtained from one or more of th ...


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Guangrui Fu, Alan Messer, Dejan S Milojicic, Philippe Bernadat: System and method for memory failure recovery using lockstep processes. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 28, 2006: US07020800 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method for memory failure recovery is disclosed. The method discloses the steps of maintaining a predetermined number of duplicate and primary processes; keeping the processes in synchronization; managing the processes so that a single process image is presented to an external environme ...


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Priyang Rathod, Phuong Nguyen, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Alan Messer: Method and system for extracting relevant information from content metadata. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, February 14, 2012: US08115869 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and system for extracting relevant information from content metadata is provided. User access to content is monitored. A set of extraction rules for information extraction is selected. Key information is extracted from metadata for the content based on the selected extraction rules. Additio ...


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Priyang Rathod, Mithun Sheshagiri, Phuong Nguyen, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Alan Messer: Method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, June 26, 2012: US08209724 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user. Closed-caption information is analyzed to find related information on the Internet. User interactions with a TV which receives programming including closed-caption information are ...


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Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Priyang Rathod, Alan Messer: Method and system for suggesting search queries on electronic devices. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, May 8, 2012: US08176068 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and system implementing a process for suggesting search queries on an electronic device is provided. The process involves displaying terms related to content accessed by a user for selection by the user, obtaining one or more key terms related to a user-selected term, and displaying the one ...


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Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Alan Messer: Method and system for prioritizing tasks made available by devices in a network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Michael Zarrabian Esq, Sherman & Zarrabian, August 13, 2013: US08510737 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system that facilitates prioritization of tasks available through the devices in a home network. The tasks are user level descriptions of the high-level actions a user and underlying devices can perform. By prioritizing tasks for a user, the present invention aims to minimize the effort ...