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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 (522 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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Philip Shi Lung Yu: Loading balancing across servers in a computer network. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, February 26, 2002: US06351775 (391 worldwide citation)

A dynamic routing of object requests among a collection or cluster of servers factors the caching efficiency of the servers and the load balance or just the load balance. The routing information on server location can be dynamically updated by piggybacking meta information with the request response. ...


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Peter Kenneth Malkin, Philip Shi lung Yu: Sender- specified delivery customization. International Business Machines Corporation, Gail H Zarick Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 4, 2003: US06643684 (282 worldwide citation)

A system and method that enables a given sending user to specify a set of delivery policies and have them used for the electronic delivery of a given message, the message potentially having several heterogeneous parts (e.g., text and pictures) each of which is handled differently, and delivered to m ...


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Peter Kenneth Malkin, Philip Shi lung Yu: Method and system for dynamically prefetching information via a server hierarchy. International Business Machines Corporation, Ratner & Prestia, July 4, 2000: US06085193 (272 worldwide citation)

A method and system for prefetching data for clients associated with a proxy server hierarchy and an enhanced content server data transfer to the clients. The method for prefetching data identifies data access patterns and prefetches select information based on a dynamic interpretation of the data a ...


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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 (211 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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Charu Chandra Aggarwal, Stephen C Gates, Philip Shi Lung Yu: System and method for generating taxonomies with applications to content-based recommendations. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, March 19, 2002: US06360227 (208 worldwide citation)

A graph taxonomy of information which is represented by a plurality of vectors is generated. The graph taxonomy includes a plurality of nodes and a plurality of edges. The plurality of nodes is generated, and each node of the plurality of nodes is associated with ones of the plurality of vectors. A ...


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Charu Chandra Aggarwal, Joel Leonard Wolf, Philip Shi Lung Yu: Permutation based pyramid block transmission scheme for broadcasting in video-on-demand storage systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Ludwin, Louis P Herzberg, May 12, 1998: US05751336 (195 worldwide citation)

Portions of multimedia program (presentation) are repetitively broadcast to receiving stations with subsequent portions being broadcast less frequently than preceding portions. Blocks of at least one of the portions are broadcast in varying permutations from one repetition to a next repetition. Furt ...


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Charu Chandra Aggarwal, Joel Leonard Wolf, Philip Shi lung Yu: System and method for construction of a data structure for indexing multidimensional objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Heslin & Rothenberg P C, July 14, 1998: US05781906 (188 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for constructing a multidimensional index tree which minimizes the time to access data objects and is resilient to the skewness of the data. This is achieved through successive partitioning of all given data objects by considering one level at a time starting with one parti ...


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Joel L Wolf, Philip Shi lung Yu: Method and apparatus for caching a media stream. International Business Machines Corporation, Gail H Zarick, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 8, 2002: US06463508 (175 worldwide citation)

A system and method for caching media streams at proxy servers. In the current invention, blocks received for a media stream are grouped into segments by the proxy servers, where the cache admission and replacement policies attach a different caching value to different segments, taking into account ...


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Brent Tzion Hailpern, Peter Kenneth Malkin, Robert Jeffrey Schloss, Philip Shi lung Yu: Apparatus and method for dynamic meta-tagging of compound documents. International Business Machines Corporation, Ratner & Prestia, July 25, 2000: US06094657 (163 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to dynamically maintain META-tag information specifying categorization and/or degree of compound documents, which are collections or hierarchy of collections of objects (possibly web pages), for efficient retrieval of leaf or intermediate objects with specific characteristics ...