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Graph pruning scheme for sensitivity analysis with partitions
A method of analyzing a circuit simulation comprising pruning a signal flow graph. Pruning the signal flow graph includes selecting a current vertex from a...
Facilitating concurrent non-transactional execution in a transactional
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates concurrent non-transactional operations in a transactional memory system. During...
Method and system for concurrent garbage collection and mutator execution
A method for concurrent garbage collection and mutator execution in a computer system includes scanning a first cache line for a non-local bit. The non-local bit...
Arithmetic early bypass
A value that bypasses some of the computations for an arithmetic operation can be supplied for performance of a dependent arithmetic operation without waiting...
Method and system for voice control of software applications
In one embodiment of the present invention, a voice control application transmits data to a voice server about a first execution state of an application program...
Data analysis techniques for dynamic power simulation of a CPU
A method for data analysis of power modeling for a microprocessor has been developed. The method takes multiple values of power data from a power modeling...
An eyeglass assembly having a secondary eyeglass frame combined with a main eyeglass frame by a protection strip is provided. A pair of eyeglass temples...
Smart card framework
A mechanism is disclosed for allowing an application to perform specified operations in response to occurrences of a specified event relative to a specified...
Method and apparatus for computer system diagnostics using safepoints
A method for safepointing a system that includes receiving a stop command by an executing thread from a master, wherein the executing thread executes an...
Versatile register file design for a multi-threaded processor utilizing
different modes and register windows
A method for optimizing a register file hierarchy in a multithreaded processor. The method includes providing a register file hierarchy with a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for sampling instructions on a processor that
supports speculative execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that samples instructions on a processor that supports speculative-execution. The system starts by...
Fail instruction to support transactional program execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports executing a fail instruction, which terminates transactional execution of a block of...
System using multiple sets of device management policies for managing
network devices connected on different...
A mechanism for managing network devices using a server with multiple network interfaces includes management agents executing on managed devices, wherein all the...
Network address assignment server with configuration updating capability
A network address assignment server is disclosed, which is capable of dynamically updating its own configuration information during runtime. The configuration...
Apparatus and method for high-throughput asynchronous communication
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for high-throughput asynchronous communication that includes a sender and a receiver. A sender's...
Systems and methods for resolving memory address collisions
A hardware implemented method for resolving collisions of memory addresses of a memory array is provided. In this hardware implemented method, a read memory...
Cooling technique using multiple magnet array for magneto-hydrodynamic
cooling of multiple integrated circuits
A cooling apparatus uses a plurality of pipes to cool one or more integrated circuits disposed on a circuit board. The cooling apparatus uses an array of magnets...
System and method for disseminating color ink and colorant formulas
The present invention provides a plurality of representations of color that are stored in an electronic color library and that can be selected by a user. After a...
Method and apparatus for vectored block-level checksum for file system
A method for storing a data block, involving storing the data block in a storage pool, obtaining a data block location, determining a checksum function for the...
Permutation of opcode values for application program obfuscation
Obfuscating an application program comprises reading an application program comprising code, transforming the application program code into transformed...
Method for determining whether to use a lossy or lossless codec to
compress a digital image using a table of...
A mechanism for determining whether an image is of lossy-origin or lossless origin is used to maximize the compression ratio of any future compressions and avoid...
Device driver access method into a virtualized network interface
A method for providing access to a network interface having a plurality of memory access channels is disclosed. The network interface provides access to a...
Virtualized partitionable shared network interface
A network system having a plurality of processing partitions which includes a network interface unit coupled to a plurality of processing entities is disclosed....
Method and apparatus for preserving null semantics during use of a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates moving an original method from a source class to a destination class and for...
A computer system comprises a plurality of shelves. Each shelf has a carrier for removably receiving a plurality of information processing modules and a...
Battery-backed computer system with externally replaceable battery module
A battery-backed cache system with a pluggable battery module. The system includes a RAID controller and a cache. A back up power board is provided upon which a...
Method and apparatus for determining frequency of execution for compiled
methods within a virtual machine
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates determining a frequency of execution of compiled methods within a virtual machine. The...
Method and apparatus for creating a hierarchical model to facilitate
identifying components in a programming...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates creating a hierarchical model from a programming language file that includes...
System and method for tolerating communication lane failures
A system for tolerating communication lane failures includes a transmitter configured to transmit a segment of data, an error detecting code, and redundant...
State machine simulator for testing computer systems
A method for simulating running a software application having a plurality of processes on a computer system being tested. The method includes providing a number...
Concurrent incremental garbage collector with a card table summarizing
modified reference locations
A concurrent incremental garbage collector where tracking and summarization of modified references is concurrent with application operations. A card table is...
Multiple-location read, single-location write operations using transient
blocking synchronization support
A multiple-location read, single-location write operation is implemented using transient blocking synchronization support. The multiple-location read,...
Small and power-efficient cache that can provide data for background DNA
devices while the processor is in a...
A small and power-efficient buffer/mini-cache sources and sinks selected DMA accesses directed to a memory space included in a coherency domain of a...
Value-based memory coherence support
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a coherence trap unit and a trap logic coupled to the coherence trap unit. The coherence trap unit is also coupled to...
Method and apparatus for proximity discovery of services
A service discovery protocol may allow clients to discover services on a proximity basis. A service device that provides one or more computing services may...
Method and apparatus for using a serial cable as a cluster quorum device
A method for obtaining a quorum vote by a first node using a quorum cable, wherein the quorum cable comprises a first end connected to the first node and a...
Generation of Administration framework for server systems
A generator mechanism for generating an administration framework for server systems. In one embodiment, the administration framework may be generated from...
Method, system, and article of manufacture for a server side application
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for processing requests in a server side application. The server side application receives a request in...
Error detecting arithmetic circuits using hexadecimal digital roots
Embodiments of the invention are directed to circuits and techniques for computer processor register integrity checking employing digital roots, and hexadecimal...
Offset-based forward address calculation in a sliding-compaction garbage
When calculating post-compaction destination addresses during sliding heap compaction, a block of contiguous memory objects may be treated as a single unit by...
Method and apparatus for identifying tampering of data in a file system
A method for storing a data block, including storing the data block in a storage pool, obtaining a data block location, calculating a secure data block checksum...
Computer diagnostic system and method
A method used on a computer system for determining a most likely cause of a system problem associated with the computer system. By performing the method, the...
Detection and measurement of position error signal linearity in timing
based servo patterns using differential...
Systems, computer implemented methodology, and computer readable media for measuring position error signal differential nonlinearity in timing based servo...
Interconnect design for reducing radiated emissions
An interconnect system between an integrated circuit device and a printed circuit board may include a filter between the integrated circuit device and the power...
Process for preparation of bisphosphonic acid compounds
The present invention provides a novel process for preparation of bisphosphonic acids or salts thereof, e.g. alendronic acid, by reacting a carboxylic acid,...
Acrylated natural resins
An ink formulation comprising an acrylated resin prepared by mixing a hydroxyalkyl acrylate and an isocyanate and reacting said mixture with a resin containing...
Acrylated natural resins
An acrylated resin prepared by mixing a hydroxyalkyl acrylate and an isocyanate and reacting said mixture with a resin containing one or more hydroxyl functional...
Flash drive radio
Control status register access to enable domain reconfiguration
A method and mechanism for enabling access to a protected register in a client. A system including multiple clients, such as components and devices, is coupled...