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US-6,185,711 Methods and apparatus for synchronizing asynchronous test structures and eliminating clock skew considerations
A synchronizing circuit receives an external signal and yields an output that is synchronized with the system clock and operates at the frequency of the external...
US-6,185,698 Method and apparatus using ranking to select repair nodes in formation of a dynamic tree for multicast repair
An embodiment consistent with the present invention includes a method and apparatus for forming a multicast repair tree. The method may be performed by a data...
US-6,185,695 Method and apparatus for transparent server failover for highly available objects
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method and an apparatus that facilitates transparent failovers from a primary copy of an object on a first...
US-6,185,673 Apparatus and method for array bounds checking with a shadow register file
A circuit for processing source code with associated array bounds limitations includes an execution unit that generates a register value signal and an index...
US-6,185,636 Media server system and method for preventing FIFO buffer underflow during multiple channel startup by...
A media server system and method for reducing the probability of data starvation or underflow in a media server system. The media server system preferably...
US-6,185,615 Method and system for consolidating related partial operations into a transaction log
Improved logging techniques that produce transaction logs are disclosed. The logging techniques are able to consolidate multiple related partial operations...
US-6,185,611 Dynamic lookup service in a distributed system
An improved lookup service is provided that allows for the dynamic addition and deletion of services. This lookup service allows for the addition and deletion of...
US-6,185,609 Method, apparatus and program to provide client access to a management information service residing on a server...
Techniques for providing a client program with remote access to information management services of a computer network are disclosed. An application programming...
US-6,185,581 Train-algorithm-based garbage collector employing fixed-size remembered sets
A garbage collector collects a generation of a collected heap in accordance with the train algorithm. It employs remembered sets associated with respective car...
US-6,185,550 Method and apparatus for classifying documents within a class hierarchy creating term vector, term file and...
A method for classifying a document based on content within a class hierarchy. The class hierarchy comprises a plurality of category nodes stored within a tree...
US-6,185,518 Method and system for logic design constraint generation
A system and method for generating design constraints for a logic synthesized block from timing analysis of the block. A timing analysis of logic described in...
US-6,185,491 Networked vehicle controlling attached devices using JavaBeans.TM.
A vehicle control computer system uses JavaBeans.TM. to implement device interfaces. A vehicle control center, having a processor and memory, provides user...
US-6,184,896 System and method for improved rendering of graphical rotations
A system and method for rendering of graphical rotations. The system includes a processor coupled to system memory, a display device, and optionally a graphics...
US-6,184,890 Method and apparatus for rendering objects on a display with added realism
The graphics applications of a 2-D graphics computer system provide each object to be rendered on a 2-D raster display with a pair of rendering reference...
US-6,182,249 Remote alert monitoring and trend analysis
A monitoring system generates alerts indicating predefined conditions exist in a computer system. Alerts are generated by comparing alert definitions to a host...
US-6,182,229 Password helper using a client-side master password which automatically presents the appropriate server-side...
A user operating a client system may access a plurality of remote servers requiring passwords for access by employing a master password. The master password is...
US-6,182,186 Method and apparatus that utilizes lock states to lock resources
Method and apparatus for locking by sharing lock states. Each resource or object has an associated lock state (that may be cached) comprised of transactions that...
US-6,182,158 Method and system for providing interoperability among processes written to execute on different operating systems
An embodiment of the present invention provides an efficient and robust way to facilitate interoperability between two or more processes which were initially...
US-6,182,110 Network tasks scheduling
Method and apparatus for efficiently scheduling tasks on a network. A user may schedule node-specific tasks across the network without specifying particular...
US-6,182,083 Method and system for multi-entry and multi-template matching in a database
A database system wherein one or more entry databases store a plurality of entries. Each entry is of a given type that defines the fields of the entry. Each...
US-6,182,063 Method and apparatus for cascaded indexing and retrieval
Systems and methods consistent with the present invention respond to queries of stored information by receiving a query identifying desired information;...
US-6,182,025 Remote terminal emulator
A remote terminal emulator (RTE) is provided in which substantially all of the time elapsing during an emulated use of a computer system under test is...
US-6,181,713 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...
US-6,179,763 Box making machines and method of retrofitting
An existing box-making machine is retrofitted by first removing the pull rolls and impression cylinder and other associated parts and cross-ties. However, the...
US-6,179,698 Self-aligning tool for hands-free cross-sectioning of an integrated circuit
A tool is provided for cross-sectioning an integrated circuit in a hands-free mode of operation. The tool comprises an enclosure or cage having a passageway...
US-6,179,382 Yarn having wicker appearance and articles made therefrom
A stackable arm chair is constructed from the combination of a frame which supports woven material to form the chair's seat, back and side arm portions. Openings...
US-6,178,533 Method and system for design verification
The present invention pertains to a dynamic process for generating biased pseudo-random test patterns for the functional verification of a microprocessor having...
US-6,175,898 Method for prefetching data using a micro-TLB
A memory cache method and apparatus with two memory execution pipelines, each having a translation lookaside buffer (TLB). Memory instructions are executed in...
US-6,175,887 Deterministic arbitration of a serial bus using arbitration addresses
An apparatus, system, and method for arbitrating for a serial bus in an efficient manner. An arbitration phase includes master devices asserting respective...
US-6,175,837 Object-relational mapping toll that processes views
An object-relational mapping tool that can process views is provided. In processing views, the object-relational mapping tool identifies the dependency...
US-6,175,364 Framework and method for interfacing a GUI, container with a GUI component
Methods, software and data structures for installing a component in a container suitable for display on a display screen as part of a graphical user interface...
US-D436,289 Handle for kitchen tooling
US-6,173,442 Busy-wait-free synchronization
An object structure's header (40) allocates a two-bit synchronization-state field (42) solely to monitor data for implementing synchronization on that object....
US-6,173,416 System and method for detecting errors using CPU signature
A fault-tolerant computer architecture is described wherein the effect of hardware faults is diminished. The architecture employs a main data bus having a...
US-6,173,413 Mechanism for maintaining constant permissions for multiple instances of a device within a cluster
A cluster implements a virtual disk system that provides each node of the cluster access to each storage device of the cluster. The virtual disk system provides...
US-6,173,400 Methods and systems for establishing a shared secret using an authentication token
A method and system for establishing a shared secret between a plurality of devices using an authentication token. An authentication token is used to establish a...
US-6,173,353 Method and apparatus for dual bus memory transactions
During burst write transactions, a memory accepts data over an address bus after an address has been received. In order to accept data over the address bus, the...
US-6,173,351 Multi-processor system bridge
A bridge for a multi-processor system provides interfaces to an I/O bus of a first processing set, an I/O bus of a second processing set and a device bus. A...
US-6,173,290 Method and apparatus for coupling object state and behavior in a database management system
A method and apparatus for coupling object state and behavior in a DBMS is provided such that an object's class definition, behavior information, and state...
US-6,173,283 Method, apparatus, and product for linking a user to records of a database
In accordance with the present invention a method and system for linking a user to a data record in a directory comprises the steps, performed by one or more...
US-6,172,879 BGA pin isolation and signal routing process
A method for isolating a pin of a ball grid array (BGA) device mounted on a printed circuit board, and routing the signal carried by the isolated pin to an...
US-6,171,135 Lamp base
A lamp base includes a base body, a lamp socket fixed under the base body, a housing protecting the base body and the lamp socket, and a cap closing up the...
US-6,170,620 Disc brake and anti-squeal shim therefor
An anti-squeal shim comprises a metal plate and a compound layer applied to at least one side of the metal plate. The compound includes a nonmetal fiber other...
US-6,170,068 System and method for preserving the state of a device across a reset event
A fault-tolerant computer architecture is described wherein the effect of hardware faults is diminished. The architecture employs a main data bus having a...
US-6,170,050 Length decoder for variable length data
A length decoder that rapidly calculates the group lengths of groups of variable length data words is provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a length...
US-6,170,018 Remote procedure calling using an existing descriptor mechanism
Doors are implemented in an existing operating system by using a novel adaptation of existing data structures and procedures which represent and control data...
US-6,169,911 Graphical user interface for a portable telephone
A portable telephone provides a graphical user interface (GUI) using a high-resolution display. The GUI provides a Universal Mailbox for storing both electronic...
US-6,169,554 Clip testing unit for a three-dimensional graphics accelerator
A clip testing unit within a graphics accelerator for comparing a value of a given homogeneous coordinate of a vertex position of a polygon relative to a...
US-6,169,422 Apparatus and methods for high throughput self-timed domino circuits
Asynchronous circuitry provides a domino circuit having short cycle times and zero overhead latency. The control circuit of a datapath circuit may utilize a...
US-6,167,568 Method and apparatus for implementing electronic software distribution
An embodiment consistent with the present invention includes a method and apparatus for performing software distribution of a software product electronically....
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