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Sunil Ramesh, Arnab Dhua, Gurumurthy D Ramkumar, Gautam Bhargava, Sonja E Hyde Moyer: Shape-based search of a collection of content. A9 com, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, June 11, 2013: US08463036 (97 worldwide citation)

Shape-based search of a collection of content associated with one or more images of inventory items (“inventory images”) is enabled at least in part by associating the collection of content and/or its associated inventory images with representative refinement shapes. Inventory items may be grouped i ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Slva V Kumar: System and methodology for control of, and access and response to internet email from a wireless device. Cisco Technology, Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group PC, May 20, 2008: US07376701 (96 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses a system and method for access and response to Internet emails, from a wireless device. The system extracts the emails from multiple Internet email accounts and forwards them, on the basis of pre-defined filter settings of the user, to the user's wireless device. The filter s ...


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Gurumurthy D Ramkumar, Raghavan Manmatha, Supratik Bhattacharyya, Gautam Bhargava, Mark Ruzon: Method and system for searching for information on a network in response to an image query sent by a user from a mobile communications device. A9 Com, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 24, 2011: US07949191 (82 worldwide citation)

Image-based searching for information on a network is provided in response to an image query sent by a user. The image query includes an image captured using a mobile communications device with a camera. The image is processed to detect any text present in the image, and any detected text can be ana ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Ramneek Bhasin, Slva V Kumar: System and methodology for voice activated access to multiple data sources and voice repositories in a single session. Cisco Technology, Carpenter & Kulas, May 10, 2005: US06891932 (58 worldwide citation)

A system and method and computer program for seamlessly accessing multiple data sources and voice repositories using voice commands in a single phone call session. The system comprises of voice grammars that span various contexts for all data sources and voice repositories, a telephony platform, an ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Piyush Goel, Balakrishna Raghavendra Iyer: Enumerating projection in SQL queries containing outer and full outer joins in the presence of inner joins. International Business Machines Corporation, Gates & Cooper, July 11, 2000: US06088691 (39 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for the enumeration of projections (i.e., "SELECT DISTINCT" operations) in SQL queries containing outer and full outer joins in the presence of inner joins without encountering any regression in performance. The present invention removes project ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Piyush Goel, Balakrishna Ragmavendra Iyer: Enumerating projections in SQL queries containing outer and full outer joins in the presence of inner joins. International Business Machines Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 11, 1997: US05687362 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for the enumeration of projections (i.e., "SELECT DISTINCT" operations) in SQL queries containing outer and full outer joins in the presence of inner joins without encountering any regression in performance. The present invention removes project ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Piyush Goel, Balakrishna Ragmavendra Iyer: Method and apparatus for reordering complex SQL queries containing inner and outer join operations. International Business Machines Corporation, Gates & Cooper, November 3, 1998: US05832477 (35 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reordering complex SQL queries containing joins, outer and full outer joins. The method and apparatus first translates the query into a hypergraph representation. Required sets, conflict sets and preserved sets are then generated for the query hypergraph. Using the require ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Paramesh Sampatrai Desai, Piyush Goel, Peter Hoa, Fen Ling Lin, Balakrishna Raghavendra Iyer, Jerry Mukai, William Samuel Perlman, Hong Sang Tie: Method and apparatus for generating dynamic and hybrid sparse indices for workfiles used in SQL queries. International Business Machines Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 26, 1998: US05758145 (29 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and article for manufacture for generating static, dynamic and hybrid sparse indices for use with workfiles used by SQL queries in a relational database management system. A workfile and a sparse index structure are temporarily created in the computer during execution of the quer ...


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Gautam Bhargava, Piyush Goel, Balakrishna R Iyer: System and method for generating uniqueness information for optimizing an SQL query. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss Wayne Johnson, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 19, 1997: US05659728 (28 worldwide citation)

A system and method of determining uniqueness properties of an expression. A root of the expression is first determined, where the root is one of a base relation, a unary operation or a binary operation. Once the root is determined, a first procedure of an augmented unique process is called to deter ...