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Preparation of fiber, L-glutamine and a soy derivative for the purpose of
enhancement of isoflavone bioavailability
A composition for improving isoflavone metabolism and the bioavailability of phytoestrogens in warm blooded animals comprising a phytoestrogen, a dietary fiber,...
Scalable and modular heat sink-heat pipe cooling system
Modular heat sinks utilizing heat pipes to provide a more uniform temperature distribution over a packaged integrated circuit and efficient heat sinking in...
Adaptive countermeasure selection method and apparatus
A method of selecting a security model for an organization operating an application on the organization's computer network is described. A current strength level...
Software branch prediction filtering for a microprocessor
The present invention provides software branch prediction filtering for a microprocessor. In one embodiment, a method for a software branch prediction filtering...
Method and apparatus for interactively connecting distributed objects to a
graphic user interface
A connection is dynamically created between a graphic user interface (GUI) and a statically typed, distributed object using the present invention. The connection...
System using position detector to determine location and orientation
between computers to select information to...
A handheld computing device is used to copy files from the screen of a fixed computer. The display of the handheld device is linked to that of the underlying...
Access control system for an ISP hosted shared email server
Precedence rules that govern the granting of user level services for a domain in a shared mail server for an email provider are disclosed. Accordingly, when a...
Method and system for allowing client processes to run on distributed
window server extensions
Techniques for executing client processes on window servers are disclosed. The techniques allow a client process requiring one or more window extensions to run...
Method and apparatus for creating indexes in a relational database
corresponding to classes in an...
An improved object-database mapping tool is provided that generates indexes in a database corresponding to classes in an object-oriented application. Initially,...
Method and apparatus for providing local path I/O in a distributed file
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that reduces network traffic during remote file system operations by using a local path between a...
System and method for interfacing speech recognition grammars to individual
components of a computer program
A system for incorporating speech recognition into a computer program, including a number of speech controller modules corresponding to program components within...
Computer system housing and configuration
A computer system housing with a curved bezel that forms one or more sideways gap between a side of the computer housing chassis and the bezel attached to that...
Local sorting of downloaded tables
Sorting of table data is enhanced by providing hidden sort keys associated with table cell data. When table data is displayed, the hidden sort keys are not, but...
Method and apparatus for facilitating popup links in a hypertext-enabled
Apparatus, methods and computer program products are disclosed that implement a POPUP link on a web page. The invention extends HTML by adding a POPUP attribute...
Mitigating the effects of object approximations
A system for determining nearest leaf bounds per leaf cone of a cone hierarchy based on a dual-tree search of the cone hierarchy and a bound hierarchy. A...
Low voltage differential logic
A low voltage differential circuit is described herein including a complementary logic tree having first, second and third inputs and two outputs, the logic tree...
Process for the manufacture of 1,8-naphthalimide
A process for preparing 1,8-naphthalimide by reacting 1,8-naphthalic anhydride with ammonia in an aqueous solution under atmospheric pressure at 60 to...
Lateral flow test device
A immunochromatographical test device including a cap, an absorbent pad, a membrane, a test strip, a holder, and a housing is disclosed. The housing contains the...
Cutting board with funnel
A funneled cutting board assembly comprising a cutting board with feet and integral funnel assembly. The cutting board comprises a cutting surface with side...
Method and apparatus for solder joint integrity assessment
The present invention is a method for solder joint integrity assessment. The invention comprises collecting data from one or more solder joint strain tests and...
Adaptive memory control
An adaptive memory control determines optimal values for the refresh period and row and column address strobe signal frequency of an associated DRAM. A binary...
Switch based scalable performance storage architecture
Several embodiments of a computer system are described which achieve separation of control and data paths during data transfer operations, thus allowing...
Multiprocessing computer system employing a cluster communication launching
and addressing mechanism
A multiprocessing computer system includes a plurality of nodes interconnected through a global interconnect network which supports cluster communications. An...
Method, apparatus, and product for transmitting multibyte characters in a
In accordance with the present invention a method and system for transmitting multibyte characters in a network comprises the steps, performed by a processor, of...
Upgradable vehicle component architecture
An architecture for components of a vehicle, wherein the architecture facilitates the upgrading, replacement, removal or addition of the components in the...
Asynchronous completion prediction
A stage of a multi-stage, self-timed datapath circuit calculates one or more data outputs as a function of one or more data inputs. Data outputs are calculated...
Efficient array descriptors for variable-sized, dynamically allocated
One embodiment of the present invention provides a computer readable memory including an array descriptor data structure which contains information on an...
File server system tolerant to software and hardware failures
A file server system tolerant to hardware and software failures is located over a plurality of hardware nodes. The nodes of the system act as hosts for software...
Cache aware memory allocation
An apparatus and method for allocating a memory in a cache aware manner are provided. An operating system can be configured to partition a system memory into...
Programmable memory controller
A synchronous dynamic random access memory controller has a high speed interface and a low speed interface. The high speed interface has a buffer with entries...
Method and data format for exchanging data between a Java system database
entry and an LDAP directory service
Methods, data formats, and computer program products are disclosed for exchanging configuration data between a configuration server schema residing on a...
Method and apparatus for managing classfiles on devices without a file
The invention provides a method of creating and periodically loading a database of classfiles on a non traditional computer device, such as a PDA (personal...
Method and apparatus for assessing compatibility between platforms and
Embodiments of the invention can be used to assess whether a software application is compatible with an operating platform. A specification that describes the...
Generating three-dimensional bar charts with unobscured blocks
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for generating three-dimensional bar charts by interspersing non-rectangular shapes amongst rectangular...
Visualization system including data navigator for use with digital computer
A data visualization arrangement for facilitating the display of data items comprising a selected region of an object in a selected one of a plurality of display...
Method for an output driver with improved impedance control
A method may be provided which controls the output impedance of a driver which includes within the driver an impedance circuit and a slew rate control....
Flexible solar-control laminates
Disclosed are compositions of matter which include a thin metallic and/or metallic oxide, nitride, carbide, silicide, boride, or sulfide coating disposed...
Data storage device
Optimization of N-base typed arithmetic expressions
A method for arithmetic expression optimization includes receiving a first instruction defined for a first processor having a first base, the first instruction...
Method and apparatus for handling exceptions as normal control flow
Methods and apparatus for handling exceptions as a part of normal program control flow are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method...
Method and apparatus for automatically reintegrating a module into a
A system that automatically integrates a module into a computer system to replace a module that has failed. The system operates by detecting an insertion of the...
A system and method for a user to encrypt data in a way that ensures the data cannot be decrypted after a finite period. A number of ephemeral encryption keys...
System and method for allocating memory by partitioning a memory
Systems and methods consistent with the present invention allocate memory of a memory array by partitioning the memory array into subheaps dedicated to...
Method and apparatus for adding and removing components without powering
down computer system
A hot plugging system has a first mechanism for selectively connecting, responsive to a first control signal, each of a plurality of slots with a primary bus,...
Method of controlling DMA command buffer for holding sequence of DMA
commands with head and tail pointers
A direct memory access (DMA) controller is provided for a computer system having a processor and a command buffer. The command buffer can be defined, for...
Computer system motherboard stiffener
A stiffener for a printed circuit board where the stiffener is placed between the printed circuit board and a wall of the metal chassis in a computer system...
Play to air control workstation system in a distributed object television
A play to air controller station system in a distributed object television broadcast studio. In one embodiment, a play to air control workstation is used to...
System and method for collecting vehicle information
A system and method for collecting information from a vehicle wherein the vehicle incorporates an internal network having a device coupled thereto for collecting...