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Cliff Lasser, Robert Lordi, Craig Stanfill: Parallel virtual file system. Initio Software Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, April 27, 1999: US05897638 (130 worldwide citation)

A parallel virtual file system for parallel processing systems including single-processor systems having multiple storage devices. The invention manages partitioned files as follows: (1) partitions of a partitioned file are stored in a set of isomorphic "data trees"; (2) an additional directory tree ...


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Srinivasan Venkatachary, Subhash Suri, George Varghese, Marcel Waldvogel, Hari Adiseshu: Fast scaleable methods and devices for layer four switching. Washington University, Howell & Haferkamp LC, April 3, 2001: US06212184 (125 worldwide citation)

Fast, scalable methods and devices are provided for layer four switching in a router as might be found in the Internet. In a first method, a grid of tries, which are binary branching trees, is constructed from the set of routing filters. The grid includes a dest-trie and a number of source tries. To ...


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Chung C Wang: Data structure and search method for a data base management system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, J W Herndon, August 28, 1984: US04468728 (125 worldwide citation)

A data structure and search method for a data base management system. The structure and method allow the locating of a stored record in a massive system in a controlled and small number of mass memory accesses. The data structure is arranged into a plurality of search trees, each defining patent nod ...


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Walter D Sincoskie: Interconnection of broadcast networks. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, John T Peoples, November 10, 1987: US04706080 (124 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for effecting transmission over a generally cyclic communication system comprising numerous networks interconnected by gateway pairs. Each gateway of each pair implements a store-and-forward protocol whereby each gateway forwards message packets propagated over its associated ...


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George Heidorn, Karen Jensen: Method and system for computing semantic logical forms from syntax trees. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, October 12, 1999: US05966686 (124 worldwide citation)

Methods and computer systems for semantically analyzing natural language sentences. The natural language processing subsystems for morphological and syntactic analysis transform an input sentence into a syntax parse tree. Semantic analysis applies three sets of semantic rules to create a skeletal lo ...


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Federwisch Michael L, Manley Stephen L, Owara Shane S, Kleiman Steven R: System and method for determining and transmitting changes in snapshots. Network Appliance, October 1, 2003: EP1349088-A2 (124 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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Purushottam Madhukar Kulkarni: Interactive records and groups of records in an address book database. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 7, 1999: US05950193 (123 worldwide citation)

An address book database includes household records in addition to contact records and group records. A household record contains a household distribution list that identifies a household group of contact records and a family group of contact records. The household distribution list further contains ...


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John Carroll, Shiuh Yung James Chen: Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vessels from angiographic images and analytical techniques applied thereto. University Technology Corporation, Daniel N Fishman, Lathrop & Gage L C, December 31, 2002: US06501848 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for in-room computer reconstruction of a three-dimensional (3-D) coronary vascular tree from routine biplane angiograms acquired at arbitrary angles and without using calibration objects. The method includes seven major steps: (1) acquisition of two standard angiogram sequences by use of a ...


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Srinivas Gutta: Method and apparatus for recommending television programming using decision trees. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, April 27, 2004: US06727914 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for recommending television programming using decision trees. Inductive principles are utilized to identify a set of recommended programs that may be of interest to a particular viewer, based on past viewing behavior. A user's viewing history is monitored an ...


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Guy G Riddle: Message routing in a computer network. AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, S J Phillips, August 14, 1984: US04466060 (120 worldwide citation)

An adaptive distributed message routing algorithm that may be implemented in a computer program to control the routing of data messages in a packet message switching digital computer network. Network topology information is exchanged only between neighbor nodes in the form of minimum spanning trees, ...



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