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Scott Thomas Jones, Frank Eliot Levine, Luc Rene Smolders, Robert John Urquhart: Method, apparatus and computer program product for efficient per thread performance information. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana Roberts Gerhardt, Anthony V S England, August 2, 2005: US06925424 (120 worldwide citation)

A value in a counter on a processor is incremented for occurrences of a monitored event, providing a measured value for the event. The value of the counter register for a first thread is saved responsive to a switch from the first thread to a second thread. The value is saved in an accumulator in sy ...


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Scott Thomas Jones, Frank Eliot Levine, Robert John Urquhart: Method, apparatus and computer program product for efficient, large counts of per thread performance events. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana Roberts Gerhardi, Anthony V S England, August 16, 2005: US06931354 (94 worldwide citation)

Performance events are counted for a computing system. This includes designating a first processor counter as a low-order counter for counting a certain performance event encountered by the processor and associating with the first counter a second counter as a high-order counter. The first counter i ...


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Michael Wayne Brown, Mark Joseph Hamzy, Scott Thomas Jones: Apparatus and method for providing access rights information in a portion of a file. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Stephen J Walder Jr, May 10, 2005: US06892201 (89 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing access rights information on computer accessible content are provided. The apparatus and method provide a mechanism through which access rights information is provided in association with information and content such that use of the information and content is co ...


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Phani Gopal V Achanta, Riaz Y Hussain, Scott Thomas Jones: Method/system to speed up antivirus scans using a journal file system. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, May 26, 2009: US07540027 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and system that reduces the length of time required to complete antivirus scans. An enhanced journal file system (JFS) includes an antivirus utility function, which utilizes a low level log of the JFS to store a history of transactions that occur since a previous scan operation. The log is ...


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Mark Joseph Hamzy, Michael Richard Cooper, Mark Wayne VanderWiele, Scott Thomas Jones: Method and apparatus for reducing image data storage and processing based on device supported compression techniques. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Betty Formby, March 23, 2004: US06711294 (17 worldwide citation)

Data is received from a memory, which includes bitmap images, for output on an output device. The images may be stored in compressed or uncompressed form. The operating system, application or generic graphics environment program interface, queries the printer driver for the types of image compressio ...


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Scott Thomas Jones, Frank Eliot Levine: Call stack sampling for threads having latencies exceeding a threshold. International Businesss Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, David A Mims Jr, October 9, 2012: US08286139 (16 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for sampling call stack information. An accumulated latency time is monitored for a set of threads executing in a data processing system. The call stack information is obtained for the thread in response to a thread in the se ...


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Scott Thomas Jones, Marc Leslie Cohen, Mark Joseph Hamzy, Lee Martin Tartak: Method and apparatus for system enhancement to device backup font support. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Christopher P O&apos Hagan, July 16, 2002: US06421055 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus in a data processing system for printing characters. Data received include glyphs for output on an output device, wherein the glyphs are to be output using a selected device font. A list containing all device font supported glyphs is passed to th ...


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David Earl Blaschke, Scott Thomas Jones: Limiting unsolicited browser windows. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Amy J Pattillo, August 29, 2006: US07100122 (12 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and program controls the occurrence of unsolicited browser windows by enabling a user to specify a maximum depth of a window that can be opened. Before opening a new window, the browser determines the window depth in relation to the specified depth. If the new window to be opened h ...


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Michael Richard Cooper, Mark Joseph Hamzy, Scott Thomas Jones, Mark Wayne VanderWiele: Method for enabling a client to specify the characteristics of an image to be downloaded from a server. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Rakesh Garg, August 29, 2006: US07099040 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for serving an image from a server to a client, e.g., a computer having a browser or other graphics viewing engine. The user of the client first specifies a set of one or more bitmap characteristics for an image transfer, with at least one of the bitmap characteristics including a number of ...


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David Earl Blaschke, Scott Thomas Jones: Omitting forwarder pages in a history list in a browser. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, March 14, 2006: US07013423 (11 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and program controls a display of pages retrieved over a network by a browser program. A predetermined minimum threshold of time for displaying a page is required before the page can be included in a browser history list that is used to satisfy “Back” and “Forward” requests from a ...