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Method and apparatus for providing virtual namespaces for active computing
The present invention provides private namespaces for active computing environments. The invention uses one or more "compute capsules". A compute capsule is a...
Computer data entry and manipulation apparatus and method
Apparatus is disclosed for generating control signals for the manipulation of virtual objects in a computer system according to the gestures and positions of an...
Skew tolerant phase shift driver with controlled reset pulse width
A phase shift driver for phase shifting an input clock signal at a first phase to generate an output signal at a second phase without missing subsequent input...
Method and apparatus for reducing capacitively coupled radio frequency
energy between a semiconductor device...
A bolster plate apparatus, used to secure a semiconductor device intermediate a printed circuit board and a heat sink apparatus, includes either an indentation...
Import/export utility and a method of processing data using the same
A method of processing data in a system including an utility, includes the steps of starting a session, selecting a file on a local drive or by URL, wherein the...
Method and system for generating and maintaining uniform test results
A method for maintaining standardized test results is provided. The method includes executing a test suite that includes embedded reporter codes and generating...
System and method for simulating system operation
One embodiment of the invention provides a method for simulating the operation of a system. The method includes providing a fault tree representation of the...
System and method for performing predictable signature analysis in the
presence of multiple data streams
A computer system may include several integrated circuits and a routing circuit configured to route several data streams between the integrated circuits. The...
Method and apparatus to handle window management instructions without post
serialization in an out of order...
A method and apparatus for handling window management instructions without post serialization in an out-of-order multi-issue processor includes an instruction...
Extending a register file utilizing stack and queue techniques
In a set of registers, each individually addressable by register operations using a corresponding register identification, at least one register of the set of...
Bus specific device enumeration system and method
A kernel device file system publication system for dynamically enumerating and configuring an instance of a device in the kernel device tree upon request by a...
Propagating and updating trust relationships in distributed peer-to-peer
System and method for representing and rate the trustworthiness of peers as providers of content and data (codats) relevant to the peers' interests. In one...
IC analog debugging and calibration thereof
An analog debugging block of an integrated circuit includes a multiplexor, a buffer, and a voltage-controlled oscillator. An analog voltage signal-of-interest is...
Efficient implementation of a read scheme for multi-threaded register file
A multi-threaded memory system including a plurality of entries, each one of the plurality of entries including a plurality of threads, each one of the plurality...
Race condition improvements in dual match line architectures
Dual match line circuits having race condition improvements. A dual match line circuit may include precharge logic configured to precharge each of a hit match...
Chucking and focusing device for a telescope eyepiece and its production
A checking and focusing device for an telescope eyepiece includes an eyepiece barrel formed of an inner tube and an outer tube. The outer tube has at one end a...
System and method for managing electronic transmission of color data
A system which enables electronic communication, coordination and dissemination of color-related designs, specifications and products. Color production and...
Migrating processes using data representation language representations of
the processes in a distributed...
A data representation language representation of the state of a process executing on a client or service in a distributed computing environment may be created....
System and method for maintaining data synchronization
When a thread of program execution on a computer system is executing a critical code section, i.e., a code section whose preemption could result in...
Object-oriented instruction set for resource-constrained devices
A resource-constrained device such as a smart card or the like includes memory for storing an application software program comprising an object-oriented,...
Enhanced electrically-aligned proximity communication
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates capacitive inter-chip communication. During operation, the system first determines an...
Switch level reliable transmission
A microchip configured to reliably transmit data is provided. The microchip includes a memory region and a selection module configured to select a portion of the...
System and method for generating trace data in a computing system
A hardware trace unit is integrated into a computer system that has a main memory. The trace unit includes registers that contain information defining a location...
Method and apparatus for controlling the power consumption of a
A method and apparatus are provided for controlling the power consumption of a semiconductor device such as a CPU or other form of processor that is operable to...
Document conversion with merging
Converting a document in a small device format and merging the converted document with an original version of the document in an office productivity format. A...
System and method for on-demand node creation for fabric devices
A fabric driver on a host system connected to a fabric may include an API for an administration application to query and obtain a list of devices connected to a...
Method and apparatus for applying personalized rules to e-mail messages at
an e-mail server
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that applies personalized rules for handling e-mail messages to e-mail messages within an e-mail...
Apparatus for comparing performance of electronic devices
A test apparatus including a data interface configured to couple with at least one of a test device and a baseline device, and a computing device configured to...
Method and apparatus for comparing performance of electronic devices
A method for evaluating portable electronic devices includes performing a first benchmark on a baseline device for a predetermined time interval, resulting in a...
System and method for generating a data structure representative of a
A method and system are provided for generating a data structure representative of a fault tree for a system. One embodiment of the method includes providing one...
Reducing uncertainty in severely quantized telemetry signals
A system that facilitates reducing uncertainty in a quantized signal. During operation, the system measures a quantized output signal from a sensor. Next, the...
Method of optimizing network capacity and fault tolerance in deadlock-free
A system for selecting routing information from a routing table describing alternative routes between end nodes. The routing table represents a set of minimum...
Dual match line architecture for content addressable memories and other
A dual match line circuit may include precharge logic configured to precharge each of a hit match line, a miss match line and an evaluate node to an asserted...
Rasterization of primitives using parallel edge units
A graphical computing system comprising a control unit and a set of edge processing units. The control unit (a) receives a surface primitive, (b) transfers edge...
Washer with crush zone
A conical washer having a crush zone wherein the inner annular projection comprises a top and bottom elevation where the top elevation lies at an approximately...
Java Bytecode instruction for determining hashcode values
Improved techniques for determining Java hashcode values for Java objects are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented to use a new Java Bytecode instruction...
Multipurpose lexical analyzer
A method for lexically analyzing an input stream including invoking a multipurpose lexical analyzer, wherein invoking the multipurpose lexical analyzer comprises...
Computing overhead for out-of-order processors by the difference in
relative retirement times of instructions
A method of computing overhead associated with executing instructions on an out-of-order processor which includes determining when a first instruction retires,...
Computer arrangement using non-refreshed DRAM
A computer arrangement with a processor (5) and at least one memory unit (7, 9, 11, 13) connected to the processor (5) and including dynamic random access memory...
System and method of using a pipe advertisement for a peer-to-peer network
entity in peer-to-peer presence...
Embodiments of a decentralized mechanism for detecting the presence of entities in a peer-to-peer network. In one embodiment, using pipes, a peer may uniquely...
Methods and apparatus for type safe, lazy, user-defined class loading
Type safe linkage is ensured by establishing a constraint if a class references an attribute that is contained in another class. This constraint acts as a...
Real-time power harness
A system that generates a dynamic trace of power consumption in a computer system. The system periodically polls current sensors and associated voltage sensors...
Method and apparatus for data capture on a bi-directional bus
A method for reading data from a memory module over a bi-directional bus is provided. The method initiates with issuing a read command. Then, a strobe signal is...
Method and apparatus for speculative tracing
A method of a speculative tracing, including defining the speculative tracing using a plurality of probes, firing at least one of the plurality of probes defined...
Device for indicating and providing information and links to quoted or
The handling of quoted material in an electronic environment is enhanced by using one or more quote bars. Quote bars permit quoted material to be treated as a...