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James P Crosskey, Mark Gee Gwo Mei, Harish Ragavan, Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi lung Yu: System and method of multiparty billing for Web access. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Shofi, Kevin M Jordan, March 7, 2000: US06035281 (512 worldwide citation)

A system and method for billing one or more participating parties for client access to the internet is disclosed including the steps of identifying at least one of the one or more participating parties as being responsible for the billing, allocating a share of the billing to each responsible partic ...


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Kevin Michael Jordan, Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi Lung Yu: Load balancing cooperating cache servers by shifting forwarded request. International Business Machines Corporation, Gail H Zarick, Anne Vachon Dougherty, August 20, 2002: US06438652 (204 worldwide citation)

In a system including a collection of cooperating cache servers, such as proxy cache servers, a request can be forwarded to a cooperating cache server if the requested object cannot be found locally. An overload condition is detected if for example, due to reference skew, some objects are in high de ...


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Ming Syan Chen, Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi lung Yu: Dynamic, finite versioning for concurrent transaction and query processing. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, February 15, 1994: US05287496 (146 worldwide citation)

A dynamic, finite versioning scheme supports concurrent transaction and query processing in which there is no interference between transactions and queries and no quiescence of either transactions or queries for allowing queries to access a more up-to-date database. Only a finite number of logical v ...


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Gee Gwo Mei, Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi lung Yu: System and method for personalizing dialogue menu for an interactive voice response system. International Business Machines Corporation, McGinn IP Law Group PLLC, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, June 20, 2006: US07065188 (113 worldwide citation)

A method and system for personalizing an interactive voice response (IVR) system to reduce a number of key sequences to reach a desired source of information, includes storing a caller profile, and retrieving the caller's profile to construct a personalized IVR dialogue menu and play out the persona ...


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Yun Wu Huang, Philip S L Yu, Kun Lung Wu: Method and apparatus of a collaborative proxy system for distributed deployment of object rendering. International Business Machines Corporation, Gail Zarick Esq, Perman & Green, August 20, 2002: US06438576 (100 worldwide citation)

A distributed object rendering method and system for a collaborative data network is disclosed. The data network, which may include the Internet, has attached computing nodes, including object requestor nodes, object source nodes, and intermediate nodes which may be proxy servers. The method can all ...


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Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi Lung Yu: Traversal path-based approach to understanding user-oriented hypertext object usage. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, August 3, 1999: US05931912 (84 worldwide citation)

A method and system to map client access patterns in a stateless hypertext server. For each hypertext object access, a plurality of information about the access may be collected, including the requestor address, the hyperlink source, and the hyperlink target. When available, a time stamp of the acce ...


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Gee Gwo Mei, Kun Lung Wu, Philip S Yu: System and method for providing differentiated services on the web. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, November 9, 2004: US06816907 (81 worldwide citation)

A data communications network includes network servers, clusters of network servers, as well as content providers and service providers, such as ISPs and ASPs, and further includes at least one data processor that operates under control of a stored program resident on a memory media. The stored prog ...


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Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi lung Yu: Constructing balanced multidimensional range-based bitmap indices. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan, June 2, 1998: US05761652 (77 worldwide citation)

A computerized method of building balanced ranges of attribute values for multiple attributes of a database simultaneously without requiring presorting of the database. The balanced ranges are used to construct balanced range-based multidimensional bitmap indexes for processing complex multipredicat ...


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Asit Dan, Kun lung Wu, Philip S Yu: Disk array system having special parity groups for data blocks with high update activity. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, February 6, 1996: US05490248 (59 worldwide citation)

In a digital storage disk array system in which parity blocks are created and stored in order to be able to recover lost data blocks in the event of failure of a disk, high-activity parity groups are created for data blocks having high write activity and low-activity parity groups are created for da ...


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Kun Lung Wu, Philip Shi lung Yu: Arrangements and methods for latency-sensitive hashing for collaborative web caching. International Business Machines Corporation, Ference & Associates, November 23, 2004: US06823377 (43 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for collaborative web caching among geographically distributed cache servers, particularly, latency-sensitive hashing systems and methods for collaborative web caching among geographically distributed proxy caches. Network latency delays as well as proxy load conditions are takin ...