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Fluorescent yellow azo pigments
Yellow azo fluorescent pigments and a process for a preparing same. Yellow azo fluorescent pigments as a component of printing ink, coating, plastic compositions...
Computer icon for a computer monitor
Method and apparatus for delivering simultaneous constant bit rate
compressed video streams at arbitrary bit...
A video server is taught which is capable of outputting a plurality of video streams simultaneously. Each video stream is synchronized at two levels of...
System and method for space and time efficient object locking
In a system and method for managing repeated lock requests to synchronize an object with a particular thread, each lockable object has a lock datum and each...
Hierarchical SMP computer system
A symmetrical multiprocessing system includes a plurality of nodes interconnected by a hierarchical bus. To allow for the transfer of data between nodes and to...
Pipelined distributed bus arbitration system
The present invention provides a scalable, modular and pipelined distributed bus arbitration system for efficiently resolving bus contention between sub-systems,...
Name service system and method for automatic updating on interconnected
A name service system in a computer network has a program on a master host which includes a name service map containing the names and corresponding network...
Multiprocessing system having coherency-related error logging
Protocol agents involved in the performance of global coherency activity detect errors with respect to the activity being performed. The errors are logged by a...
Video frame signature capture
A method and apparatus for performing signature analysis of video data being output by a RAMDAC so that starting and stopping the sampling of data is made...
Apparatus and method for differential comparison of digital words
A circuit for comparing a first digital word to a second digital word includes a precharge circuit to generate an initial match signal, an initial inverse match...
Inverse toggle XOR and XNOR circuit
A four transistor XOR or XNOR gate includes an inverting stage and a non-inverting stage. The transistors in each stage are coupled so as to enable changing...
Oxidative ammination of benzene to aniline using molecular oxygen as the
The present invention comprises a process for catalytic oxidative ammination of aromatic hydrocarbons which comprising contacting aromatic feedstock with...
Multiprocessing system including an apparatus for optimizing spin--lock
A multiprocessing system having a plurality of processing nodes interconnected by an interconnect network. To optimize performance during spin-lock operations, a...
Memory efficient directory coherency maintenance
A bit map is maintained by a provider object of a name server to keep track of names cached by a cache object of the client. The bit map is indexed by performing...
Auxiliary translation lookaside buffer for assisting in accessing data
in remote address spaces
A computer system includes a data processor, a primary translation lookaside buffer for storing page table entries and translating virtual addresses into...
Apparatus and method to improve primary memory latencies using an
eviction buffer to store write requests
A central processing unit of a computer includes an external cache controller and a primary memory controller. The external cache controller generates a primary...
Methods and apparatus for a coherence transformer for connecting
computer system coherence domains
An apparatus for facilitating the sharing of memory blocks, which has local physical addresses at a computer node, between the computer node and an external...
Device for getting sophisticated data and voice information from audience
A polling and communications device permits a speaker to interact with an audience in data or voice modes. Questions can be transmitted to the speaker in data...
Method for tracking pipeline resources in a superscalar processor
A method and apparatus for tracking pipeline resources of a processor involves fetching selected ones of the coded instructions and marking the fetched...
Code generator for applications in distributed object systems
A technique for automating the assembly of networked, language independent objects into a network application for use in a distributed object computing system...
Non-hypercube interconnection subsystem having a subset of nodes
interconnected using polygonal topology and...
Interconnection subsystems having diverse topologies are disclosed for interconnecting small numbers of nodes having a predetermined maximum degree in a...
Computer system and method for executing methods of downloaded programs
with reduced run-time memory space...
A client computer system and associated method in a computer network over which are provided programs with methods. The client computer is capable of executing...
Method and apparatus for maintaining data consistency in raid
A method and apparatus for storing associated data in a computing system having two or more storage devices arranged in a RAID configuration. The storage devices...
Method and apparatus for routing interleaved incoming ATM cells with
reduced channel switching
A number of storage units and a number of state machines are provided to reorder interleaved ATM data cells for a number of channels incoming to a networked host...
Linear touch input device
A keyboard contains an input device comprising a linear strip of sensitive material the approximate width of the human finger integrated into the left or right...
Alternative silicon chip geometries for integrated circuits
A method for providing a triangularly shaped I/O region on the periphery of an integrated circuit in order to reduce the amount of unused surface area on the...
Process for producing a composite garlic-egg yolk food
A process for producing a garlic-egg yolk composite food include the step and stirring raw garlic to prepare a garlic paste, admixing the garlic paste with egg...
System and method for horizontal alignment of tokens in a structural
representation program editor
An editor for structurally represented computer programs transforms user-entered text on-the-fly into a stream of tokens that constitute words of the program...
Bounded-pause time garbage collection system and method including read
and write barriers associated with an...
A partially relocated object identifier store including "copy from" and "copy to" identifier storage accessible to write and read barrier logic allows the write...
Method and apparatus for addressing extended registers on a processor in
a computer system
In its various embodiments, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for creating a target executable program from the source code of a target...
System and method for determining and manipulating configuration
information of servers in a distributed object...
A computer system in a distributed object programming environment includes a number of host computers providing services to clients on a network through...
Logic speed-up by selecting true/false combinations with the slowest
A "slow" signal is not sent across chip to be combined with combinatorial logic, but rather, the logic with which it would be combined is partitioned such that...
Absorbent pair refrigeration system
An absorbent pair refrigeration system comprising a source of liquid refrigerant; an evaporator for transforming the liquid refrigerant into vapor refrigerant at...
Method and apparatus for cooling electrical components
An apparatus for cooling an electrical component is disclosed which comprises a sorber containing a sorbent; a condenser in fluid communication with the sorber;...
Method and apparatus for creating and maintaining a computer database
utilizing a multi-purpose data format
A method and apparatus for creating and maintaining a computer database using a virtual index system. The database of the present invention is organized as a...
Data buffer prefetch apparatus and method
A prefetch apparatus optimizes bandwidth in a computer network by prefetch accessing data blocks prior to their demand in an ATM network thereby effectively...
Method and apparatus for fast-forwarding slave request in a
packet-switched computer system
A method and apparatus for packet-switched flow control of transaction requests that maximizes resource utilization and throughput, and minimizes latency. An...
Cache memory array which stores two-way set associative data
A cache memory array stores two-way set associative data. An odd set data bank stores odd number sets of the two-way set associative data, where the two ways of...
Prospective view for web backtrack
When a cursor is placed over a "back" button or a "forward" button, a list of URLs that have been recently visited, is displayed. This enables the user to...
Handle for kitchen tooling
System and method for automatic configuration of home network computers
A distributed computer network comprising of unconfigured network home client computers, and at least one autoconfiguration server. The network may also include...
Method and apparatus for hybrid packet-switched and circuit-switched
flow control in a computer system
A dynamically reconfigurable hybrid computer system is provided that executes transaction requests in one of two ways--either as packet-switched transactions or...
Split-SMP computer system with local domains and a top repeater that
distinguishes local and global transactions
A computer system includes multiple local buses to which processors and other devices may be connected. A repeater is coupled to each of the local buses....
Method and apparatus for guaranteeing average case disk transfer
bandwidth and seek time for a video server
In a video server hard disk storage unit, video layout ensures average case bandwidth and case seek time during bounded-time information transfers, to maximize...
Capability security for distributed object systems
A system providing capability security for distributed object systems is disclosed. The basic tenet of capability security is that the right to do something to...
Structure and method for bi-directional data transfer between
asynchronous clock domains
Bi-directional data transfers between a first system and a second system, which have asynchronous clock domains, are performed using a single dual-port memory. A...
Module shroud attachment to motherboard
A shroud attachment (10) for positioning a CPU module (14) relative to a cooling fan (12) on a motherboard (18) and within a computer chassis (24). Shroud (10)...
Method for making a surfboard
A method for making a surfboard includes a foamable material sheet cut into a number of panels and disposed in a mold device for hot pressing the panels and for...
Split intake manifold, structure, installation and method
A substantially Y shaped split intake manifold is disclosed and also a method of connecting this manifold having fuel-air outlet conduits to a plurality of...