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Data processing system including a shared memory resource circuit
A data processing system comprises a plurality of nodes and a serial data bus interconnecting the nodes in series in a closed loop, for passing address and data...
Apparatus, system and method for reducing bus contention during consecutive
An apparatus, system, and method for speeding up data transfers while reducing bus contention during repeated consecutive read-write operations. By reducing the...
Method for purging unused data from a cache memory
An efficient method for purging cache memory sub-blocks within a cache memory block is disclosed. The method is particularly applicable to cache memories...
Method for storing data in two-way set associative odd and even banks of a
Two-way set associative data is stored in a cache memory array. An odd set data bank stores odd number sets of the two-way set associative data, where the two...
Cross-domain data transfer using deferred page remapping
A cross-domain data transfer technique is disclosed in which page remapping operations are eliminated in situations where physical memory addresses can be passed...
Signal interpolation and decimation exploiting filter symmetry
Symmetry in a filter is used to reduce the complexity of an interpolator or a decimator and to simplify derivation of resulting discrete samples. In particular,...
Wireless communication device with automatic destination telephone number
A portable telephone provides a graphical user interface (GUI) using a high-resolution display. The GUI provides a Universal Mailbox for storing both electronic...
Decompression of three-dimensional geometry data representing a regularly
tiled surface portion of a graphical...
Methods and systems for compressing and decompressing 3-D geometry data which includes regularly tiled surface portions. One compression method includes...
Revised structure for on-line switch
A revised structure of a distribution box of an on-line switch essentially comprised of a distribution box base, wherein four separated wire slots are formed and...
Display panel with a computer icon
Apparatus for generating shifted down clock signals
An apparatus for reducing the magnitude of an external clock signal is provided wherein the external clock signal is provided on the motherboard of a computer,...
Method and apparatus for providing and handling traps
A computer program or a computer process is provided by replacing a native computer instruction with a trapping computer instruction which is the size of the...
Method and apparatus for relaxing the FIFO ordering constraint for memory
accesses in a multi-processor...
According to the present invention, each processor in a multi-processor system separates locally generated processor requests and remote processor requests from...
Object-oriented system, method and article of manufacture for a
client-server with a client program cache
An enterprise computing manager in which an application is composed of a client (front end) program which communicates utilizing a network with a server (back...
Deferred reconstruction of objects and remote loading in a distributed
A method and system for transmitting objects in an object-oriented distributed system allows the reconstruction of objects and downloading of code associated...
Automated trap control for a distributed network management system
An SNMP trap daemon in a distributed network management system is enhanced by improving the flexibility of the filtering functions to allow more generality in...
Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for facilitating resource
management for applications having two...
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide a program component including a set of instructions native to the...
Restoring broken links utilizing a spider process
Information links, such as hypertext links, found in network based documents, such as those found on the World Wide Web, sometimes break, i.e. fail to result in...
Software upgradable dashboard
A dashboard for a vehicle, comprising a monitor which displays graphical images depicting dashboard instruments. In one embodiment, the monitor is a general...
Selectable depacketizer architecture
A scheme is provided that permits the use of a selectable depacketization module to depacketize data streams. An RTP session manager is responsible for receiving...
Flow control using output port buffer allocation
A system for implementing flow control in an information network such as a local area network (LAN) utilizing a Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision...
Discrete silicon capacitor
A capacitor, including a substrate, a first interconnect layer disposed upon the substrate and a first insulating layer disposed on the first interconnect layer....
Interchangeable outdoor luminaire and method of assembly thereof
An interchangeable outdoor luminaire includes a housing having a circular top rim and a circular bottom rim with a circumferential recess, a plurality of...
Internal allotropy implement sexual aid utensil
The invention is made of a soft but firm FDA approved polymer/thermoplastic medical grade containing within its structure different hardness and shape of...
Instruction fetch unit aligner for a non-power of two size VLIW instruction
The present invention provides an instruction fetch unit aligner. In one embodiment, an apparatus for an instruction fetch unit aligner includes selection logic...
Method and apparatus for executing code during method invocation
One or more filters may be included in each object implementation in a CORBA distributed object system. Each CORBA server object maintains a registry of filters...
Mostly concurrent compaction in a garbage collection system
A system for mostly concurrent compaction in a garbage collection system is disclosed. Objects that have been allocated to a program are relocated by first...
Network bandwidth control
A method and mechanism for controlling network bandwidth by dynamically determing a current window size for a destination buffer. A first window size is...
Wire heat sink assembly and method of assembling
A heat sink assembly includes a heat sink, a circuit board and an integrated circuit package. The heat sink includes torque bars having locking features. The...
Partially depleted SOI device having a dedicated single body bias means
A conductive body contact or layer is embedded in the bulk region of a partially depleted SOI device. The contact or layer is connected to the output of a bias...
Chain entanglement crosslinked proppants and related uses
A rigid chain entanglement crosslinked polymer made by dispersing at lease one monomer and at least one initiator in an immiscible liquid medium to form a liquid...
Apparatus and method for uniformly melting the solder attaching a surface
mount device to a printed circuit board
A flow control nozzle for hot gases includes an input end to receive a hot gas. An output end of the flow control nozzle delivers the hot gas to a surface mount...
Bytecode program interpreter apparatus and method with pre-verification of
a data type restrictions and object...
A program interpreter for computer programs written in a bytecode language, which uses a restricted set of data type specific bytecodes. The interpreter, prior...
Structured exception-handling methods, apparatus, and computer program
A structured software exception-handling mechanism and method provides an improved paradigm for managing program flow control after error detection without...
I/O handling for a multiprocessor computer system
A multiprocessor computer system which provides fault tolerance includes a number of processing sets. At least one of the processing sets is operable ...
Externally identifiable descriptor for standard memory allocation interface
The invention noninvasively provides information relating to memory space allocation. Memory space allocation information is maintained in a location that is...
Transparently converting program calls between interfaces
Calls to a conventional device driver interface of a first operating are converted to operate with a device driver interface of a second operating system. A...
Apparatus and method for processing servlets
A method and apparatus for operating a local server computer of a client-server network includes a technique to receive a request from a client computer of the...
Method and apparatus for disposing of objects in a multi-threaded
A method and apparatus for providing thread-safe disposal of objects in a multi-threaded computer environment. When a thread from a process sends a call to...
Facilitating garbage collection during object versioning for space and time
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates garbage collection and supports space and time dimensional execution of a computer...
Method, apparatus, and product for leasing of delegation certificates in a
A method, apparatus, and product for leasing a delegation certificate in a distributed processing system is provided. Consistent with this method, apparatus, and...
Server-client communication over a network
A network element maintains a local representation of a variable from a network directory service without needing to poll the variable in the directory service....
Highly integrated multi-layer switch element architecture
An architecture for a highly integrated network element building block is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a network device building...
Efficient method for storing texture maps in multi-bank memory
A method for storing mip map series in a multi-bank texture memory is disclosed. Each mip map has a different size and represents a different resolution version...
Techniques for navigating layers of a user interface
A graphical user interface permits navigating through a plurality of stacked window layers or image planes. In one form, moving through one image plane to an...
Efficient debug package design
A method for providing for electrical testing of an integrated semiconductor substrate having at least two signal processing layers. The substrate may be...
Controlled production of ammonia and other gases
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 apparatus for reliable disk fencing in a multicomputer system
A method and apparatus for fast and reliable fencing of resources such as shared disks on a networked system. For each new configuration of nodes and resources...
Method and apparatus for identifying a least recently used item
A method and apparatus for identifying a least recently used item of a set or group of items is disclosed. In accordance the method, a count value is associated...
Method and implementation for using computer network topology objects
Software, method, and systems for representing devices on a computer network are described. In one embodiment the invention comprises a method which identifies...