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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo: Methods and apparatus for providing dynamic invocation of applications in a distributed heterogeneous environment. Digital Equipment Corporation, Albert P Cefalo, Barry N Young, August 23, 1994: US05341478 (298 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus providing for the interaction of processes in an object-oriented manner by which a system manages "classes" of data instances and applications rather than managing the data itself. The names of classes may be stored in a data base which also contains other information about th ...


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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo, Alan N Ewald: Methods and apparatus for implementing data bases to provide object-oriented invocation of applications. Digital Equipment Corporation, Vincenzo D Pitruzzella, Barry N Young, Albert P Cefalo, January 18, 1994: US05280610 (115 worldwide citation)

The system for organizing communication among applications in a data processing network includes data bases and data base control means. The data bases include method entries, message entries, and class entries. Method entries refer to commands or other mechanisms used to invoke applications. Messag ...


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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo: Method and apparatus for object-oriented invocation of a server application by a client application. Digital Equipment Corporation, Denis G Maloney, Arthur W Fisher, April 8, 1997: US05619710 (102 worldwide citation)

In response to a message requesting a method invocation from an application or user, a client application determines the proper method to be invoked by retrieving information from a class data base, comparing the retrieved information with user preferences, and selecting the proper method based upon ...


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Baldwin K Cheung, Seth S Cohen, Neal F Jacobson, Robert L Travis: Inter-applicataion interface system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, December 29, 1992: US05175854 (40 worldwide citation)

A new processing system includes a child system and a parent system. The child system performs operations in a session, and includes a child application and a child-parent interface for receiving communications from a parent to control said child application. The parent system includes a child appli ...


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Nawaaz Ahmed, Robert L Travis Jr, Chad P Walters: Query serving infrastructure providing flexible and expandable support and compiling instructions. Yahoo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, Daniel D Ledesma, November 2, 2010: US07827523 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method for dynamically composing a class is provided. A query is parsed and a compiler object tree is generated that corresponds to the operators in the query. A set of feature requests and responses are initiated and a set of feature objects are generated that are executed at runtime. ...


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Robert L Travis, Martin L Jack, William R Laurune, Nigel Norris: Information object transport system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, June 6, 1995: US05422999 (21 worldwide citation)

An information object transport system for enabling nodes to transmit objects a digital data processing system. Each node includes an object store for storing a plurality of objects, at least one of the objects including at least one external reference identifying another object. An information obje ...


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Robert L Travis Jr: Method and system for blending search engine results from disparate sources into one search result. Overture Services, Dreier, May 15, 2007: US07219090 (21 worldwide citation)

Provided is a method and system for blending a plurality of search engine results from a respective plurality of search sources into one search engine. A result list of entries is received from each search source. Each result list includes at least, for each entry on the list, a position of the entr ...


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Robert L Travis, William R Laurune: Digital computer using data structure including external reference arrangement. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, March 31, 1992: US05101493 (11 worldwide citation)

A data structure comprising a header portion and a content portion. The header portion includes an external references vector including at least one external reference item that identifies an external structure. The content portion includes data, and includes a pointer that identifies an external re ...


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Robert L Travis: Method and system fo blending search engine results from disparate sources into one search result. Steven S Rubin, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, October 28, 2004: US20040215607-A1

Provided is a method and system for blending a plurality of search engine results from a respective plurality of search sources into one search engine. A result list of entries is received from each search source. Each result list includes at least, for each entry on the list, a position of the entr ...


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Nawaaz Ahmed, Robert L Travis, Chad P Walters: Query serving infrastructure. Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, August 23, 2007: US20070198484-A1

A system and method for dynamically composing a class is provided. A query is parsed and a compiler object tree is generated that corresponds to the operators in the query. A set of feature requests and responses are initiated and a set of feature objects are generated that are executed at runtime. ...