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Technique to minimize crosstalk in electronic packages
The present invention is a technique to minimize crosstalk in multilayer IC packages. According to one or more embodiments of the present invention, signal...
Printed circuit board employing lossy power distribution network to reduce
power plane resonances
An interconnecting apparatus employing a lossy power distribution network to reduce power plane resonances. In one embodiment, a printed circuit board includes a...
A pair of spectacles having a curved lens body having opposite ends, and a pair of curved left and right arms connected to the opposite ends of the body. A hinge...
Refrigerant-cooled system and method for cooling electronic components
A system and method of using refrigerant for cooling electronic components is presented. The system includes a surface. At least one electronic component is...
Dynamic handling of object versions to support space and time dimensional
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports space and time dimensional program execution by facilitating accesses to different...
Scheduling storage accesses for multiple continuous media streams
A system for scheduling storage accesses of multiple continuous media streams may include a plurality of media stream clients. Associated with each media stream...
Method and apparatus for fast, local corba object references
Methods and apparatus for reducing computing overhead by creating fast, local-only objects in a distributed client/server based computing system are disclosed....
System, method and article of manufacture for using multiple bidirectional
ports in association with a java...
Method, system and article of manufacture for creating object oriented components having one or more bidirectional ports for use with in connecting object...
Polymorphic token based control
The protocol for controlling a network is encapsulated within the token circulated through the token ring network. Each computer in the network that receives the...
Method and apparatus for allowing packet data to be separated over multiple
A network adapter for allowing packet data to be separated over multiple bus targets, without impact to input/output bus bandwidth or network performance,...
Method and management of communications over media of finite bandwidth
The invention provides a method and apparatus for management of communications over media of finite bandwidth. One embodiment of the invention allows management...
Combining RAM and ROM into a single memory array
A memory device that combines RAM and ROM devices into a single memory array is provided. The memory array includes a memory cell for the RAM that is associated...
Hot pluggable printed circuit board insulating system and method
An insulating guard is mounted over a backplane or motherboard in an electronic system that accepts hot pluggable circuit cards. The insulating guard has...
Method and apparatus for bit synchronization in optical communication and
An apparatus and method are provided for bit synchronization in an optical time division multiplexed communication system. The apparatus is couplable to an...
Multiple processor visibility search system and method
A system and method for performing visible object determination based upon a dual search of a cone hierarchy and a bound hierarchy performed by multiple...
Method and apparatus for clipping a function
The invention is a method and apparatus for clipping a function, such as a quadratic Bezier function defining a shading characteristic of an object being...
Method and apparatus for eyetrack--mediated downloading
Apparatus, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed to use gaze-tracking devices to determine an area of a display screen of most interest to...
Method and apparatus for providing a variable inductor on a semiconductor
One embodiment of the present invention provides an inductor with a variable inductance within a semiconductor chip. This inductor includes a primary spiral...
Method for reducing soft error rates in semiconductor devices
A method for reducing soft error rates in semiconductor devices includes adding an isotopically enriched .sup.11 B compound during the manufacture of a...
Removably mountable cleat
A removably mountable cleat. The cleat includes a plate. One end of a shaft is connected to the plate. The shaft may be connected substantially to the center of...
Method and apparatus for allocating stack slots
Methods and apparatus for allocating and using stack space are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a computer-implemented method for...
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for analyzing performance of
Method, systems and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention collects and displays performance data associated with executed programs. A...
Security for platform-independent device drivers
A computer-implemented method for allocating securely memory resources to a platform-independent device driver is described. In one embodiment, a device driver...
Method and apparatus for suppressing interrupts in a high-speed network
A network interface is polled by a process operating on a host computer system. Each time the network interface is polled, the process determines whether any...
Object-oriented system, method and article of manufacture for a
client-server graphical user interface (#9)...
An interprise computing manager in which an application is composed of a client (front end) program which communicates utilizing a network with a server (back...
Scalable-remembered-set garbage collection
A computer system's garbage collector employs remembered sets to keep track of references into car sections of a memory-space generation that it manages in...
Popular-object handling in a train-algorithm-based garbage collector
A garbage collector that employs the train algorithm identifies popular objects by a count of references to them and places such objects into special,...
System and method for reliable caching of database connections in a
Connection information for open database connections is stored or "cached" in a connection manager at the database client. Therefore, even when a query is...
System and method for referencing object instances and invoking methods on
those object instances from within a...
A system and method for referencing object instances of an application program, and invoking methods on those object instances from within a recognition grammar....
Graphical action invocation method, and associated method, for a computer
Apparatus, and an associated method, provides iconic representations of actions available to be performed upon an object of a particular datatype. The iconic...
Stationary scrolling for user interfaces
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for viewing objects on a display that allows a user to scroll through the objects by varying a...
Pulse-based high speed flop circuit
An integrated circuit device for synchronization of data in a data path includes a driver and a storage element coupled to the driver for driving the storage...
Process for the preparation of fluvoxazmine maleate
A process is described for the preparation of substantially pure fluvoxamine maleate, an important antidepressant drug of the formula I, for use as an active...
Controlled production of ammonia
Improved methods for the controlled generation of ammonia from an ammoniated metal salt at substantially ambient temperature by applying microwave energy to the...
Method and system for software recovery
In an object oriented software environment, a system and method is disclosed that addresses both state recovery and relationship recovery in the event of a...
System and method for heuristically allocating memory
Methods and systems consistent with the invention allocate memory of a memory array using a free list. The free list is a list of pointers to blocks of free...
Apparatus and method for distributed non-blocking multi-level cache
A multi-level cache and method for operation therefore includes a first non-blocking cache receiving access requests from a device in a processor, and a first...
Method and apparatus for enforcing memory reference dependencies through a
load store unit
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enforces dependencies between memory references within a load store unit (LSU) in a processor....
Thread synchronization via selective object locking
A method and apparatus for providing selective object locking is provided. First, a lock object is designated. The identity of the lock object is then made...
Scalable system method for efficiently logging management information
associated with a network
A network management information logging system for use in connection with logging management information for a network includes a repository, at least one work...
Just-in-time services for small footprint devices
A lightweight containment framework supporting shareable program modules. The containment framework is sufficiently compact and efficient to run on a wide...
Name service for network management architecture
A method for determining, storing, and managing names for agents and entities installed on a computer network is described. In one embodiment, a method is...
Methods and apparatus for type safe, lazy, user-defined class loading
Type safe linkage is ensured by establishing a constraint if a class references an attribute that is contained in another class. This constraint acts as a...
Method and apparatus for multi-user awareness and collaboration
In embodiments of the present invention incorporate a facility to make a user, or client, aware of other users that are currently viewing the same Web, or...
System and method for providing a query object development environment
A query object generator tool which generates interface definitions and code that implement a query object also generates a graphic user interface (GUI) for...
4-Bit population count circuit
An electronic device that counts the number of set bits in an input vector and asserts an output vector representative of the number of set bits. The electronic...
Voltage multiplier for low voltage microprocessor
A method and apparatus for a voltage multiplier is disclosed that includes a first stage for receiving an input voltage and a first control signal; inverting the...
User interface component
A user interface component. One or more embodiments provide a framework to develop a graphical user interface (GUI) for applications and to present information...
System and method for generating and playback of three-dimensional movies
A system and method for generating and playing back three-dimensional (3D) movies are disclosed. The system is capable of partially rendering frames without...
Clock noise reduction method
A method of reducing the noise of a clock signal distribution system for a flip-flop based circuit has been develop. The method first inputs a synchronized clock...