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Ravi Murthy, Muralidhar Krishnaprasad, Anand Manikutty, Zhen Liu, James Warner: Techniques for retaining hierarchical information in mapping between XML documents and relational data. Oracle International Corporation, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, September 5, 2006: US07103611 (80 worldwide citation)

Techniques for managing XML data in an SQL compliant DBMS include receiving an SQL statement. The SQL statement includes a particular operator that operates on a first instance of XML type that represents a first set of XML elements. During execution of the SQL statement, the particular operator is ...


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Anand Manikutty, Muralidhar Krishnaprasad, Ravi Murthy, Zhen Liu, Subramanian Muralidhar, James Warner, Sivasankaran Chandrasekar: Techniques for rewriting XML queries directed to relational database constructs. Oracle International Corporation, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, October 10, 2006: US07120645 (69 worldwide citation)

Techniques for executing database commands include receiving a database command that includes an XML component operation that operates on an XML construct that is based on a first set of one or more relational database constructs. It is determined whether the XML component operation can be transform ...


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Mark D Feblowitz, Zhen Liu, Anand Ranganathan, Anton V Riabov: Method and system for automatically assembling processing graphs in information processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, William J Stock, F Chau & Associates, February 5, 2013: US08370812 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for assembling processing graphs in an information processing system, includes: performing, in an offline manner, translating a plurality of component descriptions into a planning language and performing reasoning on the plurality of component descriptions during the translation; and perfor ...


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Zhen Liu, Laura Wynter: Method and apparatus for end-to-end travel time estimation using dynamic traffic data. International Business Machines Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan, Kin Wah Tong Esq, Mark Wardas, June 26, 2007: US07236881 (46 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and an apparatus for end-to-end travel time estimation using dynamic traffic data. In one embodiment, a method for estimating a fastest route between a first point in a transportation network and a second point in the transportation network includes receiving static ...


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Zhen Liu, Anand Ranganathan, Anton V Riabov: Method and system for automatically assembling stream processing graphs in stream processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Chau & Associates, November 16, 2010: US07834875 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for assembling stream processing graphs in a stream processing system, includes: performing, in an offline manner, translating a plurality of processing element and data source descriptions into a planning language and performing reasoning on the plurality of processing element and data sou ...


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George V Popescu, Zhen Liu, Sambit Sahu: Method and apparatus to support application and network awareness of collaborative applications using multi-attribute clustering. International Business Machines Corporation, July 5, 2011: US07975035 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of clustering communication nodes based on network attributes such as network delays and forwarding capacity; on communication interest attributes; and on application attributes such as quality of service preferences/constraints in providing communications between users and application serv ...


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Daniel Manuel Dias, Richard Pervin King, Zhen Liu, Mark Steven Squillante, Honghui Xia, Shun Zheng Yu, Li Zhang: Apparatus and methods for co-location and offloading of web site traffic based on traffic pattern recognition. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Eustus D Nelson, Theodore D Fay III, June 10, 2008: US07386611 (19 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for identifying traffic patterns to web sites based on templates that characterize the arrival of traffic to the web sites are provided. Based on these templates, determinations are made as to which web sites should be co-located so as to optimize resource allocation. Specifica ...


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Mark D Feblowitz, Zhen Liu, Anand Ranganathan, Anton V Riabov: Method for declarative semantic expression of user intent to enable goal-driven stream processing. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, March 1, 2011: US07899861 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing a stream processing requests so that a stream processing application satisfying the stream processing request can be assembled, includes: inputting a stream processing request, wherein the stream processing request includes a goal that is represented by a graph pattern that ...


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Zhen Liu, Petar Momcilovic, Honghui Xia, Li Zhang: Method and apparatus for automatic modeling building using inference for IT systems. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, November 13, 2007: US07296256 (18 worldwide citation)

Method for modeling the performance of an Information Technology system are disclosed. The method includes the steps of receiving performance data of the system; receiving data of transaction flows and system topology; and inferring service demand parameters based on the received data. If closed for ...


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Zhen Liu, Francois Baccelli, Augustin Chaintreau, Anton Riabov: Method and apparatus for group communication with end-to-end reliability. International Business Machines Corporation, George A Willinghan, August Law Group, April 8, 2008: US07355975 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention addresses scalability and end-to-end reliability in overlay multicast networks. A simple end-system multicast architecture that is both scalable in throughput and reliable in an end-to-end way is used. In this architecture, the transfers between nodes use TCP with backpressure ...