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US-7,170,526 Method and apparatus for redirecting the output of direct rendering graphics calls
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates redirecting the output of direct rendering graphics calls in a 3D window system. The...
US-7,170,511 Creating a parallel structure for scene-based rendering
A system and method for rapid processing of scene-graph-based data and/or programs is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system may be configured to utilize a...
US-7,170,510 Method and apparatus for indicating a usage context of a computational resource through visual effects
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates using visual effects within a three-dimensional (3D) display environment to indicate a...
US-7,170,121 Computer system architecture using a proximity I/O switch
One embodiment of the present invention provides a proximity I/O switch, which is configured to transfer data between the components in a computer system. This...
US-7,168,092 Configuring processing units
A portable storage device, for example a secure smart card, contains network identification information and configuration information for a processing unit that...
US-7,168,088 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...
US-7,168,076 Facilitating efficient join operations between a head thread and a speculative thread
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates efficient join operations between a head thread and a speculative thread during...
US-7,168,007 Field replaceable unit (FRU) identification system tool
A method includes interfacing with a field replaceable unit (FRU) having a memory device configured to store a FRUID image including at least status data. The...
US-7,167,970 Translating loads for accelerating virtualized partition
A system, which includes a processor that includes a plurality of cores, generates an address translation when there is a miss in a translation lookaside buffer...
US-7,167,956 Avoiding inconsistencies between multiple translators in an object-addressed memory hierarchy
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that avoids inconsistencies between multiple translators in an object-addressed memory hierarchy. This...
US-7,167,920 Peer-to-peer communication pipes
A system and method for establishing communications channels between and among peers in a peer-to-peer networking environment. Pipes may be used as communication...
US-7,167,918 Macro-based access control
Various embodiments of systems and methods for using condition defining data (e.g., access control instructions) attached to nodes in a tree to implement...
US-7,167,894 Self-contained tasks
A distributed processing system includes a first computer, and a second computer that is coupled to the first computer by a computer network. The first computer...
US-7,167,870 Software development test case maintenance
A method for automatically maintaining a database that stores coverage data for testing software code under development is provided. The method includes...
US-7,167,843 Apparatus for private personal identification number management
An apparatus for private personal identification number (PIN) management comprises a memory and a PIN comparator in communication with the memory. The PIN...
US-7,167,812 Method and apparatus for high-sensitivity detection of anomalous signals in systems with low-resolution sensors
A system that facilitates high-sensitivity detection of anomalous signals in systems with low-resolution sensors. During system operation, a low-resolution...
US-7,167,728 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-7,167,448 Prioritization of remote services messages within a low bandwidth environment
The system for prioritizing data flow in a low bandwidth environment provides an infrastructure for ensuring that urgent data, such as messages, can be rapidly...
US-7,167,184 Method and apparatus to calculate any porter-duff compositing equation using pre-defined logical operations and...
A method of performing a blending operation between a first pixel having a first pixel alpha value and a first pixel color data value and a second pixel having a...
US-7,166,647 Multi-functional photoinitiators
Compounds of formula (I): ##STR00001## {where n is a number from 1 to 6; R.sup.3 is hydrogen, methyl or ethyl; A represents a group of formula ...
US-7,165,727 Method and apparatus for installing an application onto a smart card
An application identifier (AID) comprises at least one customization parameter for an application to be installed onto a smart card. The application may be...
US-D535,680 Eyeglasses
US-7,165,256 Task grouping in a distributed processing framework system and methods for implementing the same
A method for executing processing tasks in a distributed processing framework system is provided. The method includes identifying a main task of a tasklist and...
US-7,165,255 Method and apparatus for managing surplus memory in multitasking system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for managing surplus memory in a multitasking system. The system operates by reserving a guaranteed...
US-7,165,248 File tree conflict processor
The embodiments of the present invention provide a method for resolving conflicting changes encountered when reconciling parallel user changes to two...
US-7,165,246 Optimized representation of data type information in program verification
A method for program verification comprises receiving a program unit, determining data types used by the program unit, creating a first mapping for the data...
US-7,165,243 Multi-lingual tag extension mechanism
A multi-lingual tag extension mechanism suitable for use with the JAVASERVER computer software Pages platform. Rather than creating a closure abstraction, the...
US-7,165,242 Methods and systems for reducing performance overhead of code instrumentation based profiling
A profiling program determines a set of routines that impacts the performance of a selected root routine. Because the set of routines impacts the performance of...
US-7,165,241 Mechanism for testing execution of applets with plug-ins and applications
A mechanism for testing execution of applets with plug-ins and applications is described. In one embodiment, a data structure that specifies at least two applets...
US-7,165,192 Fault isolation in large networks
In some embodiments, a computer accessible medium comprises a plurality of instructions which, when executed, probe nodes in a network to determine if one or...
US-7,165,191 Automated verification of user interface tests on low-end emulators and devices
Testing of computing devices is automated by recording each of the tests once, capturing user interface operations as a record, and then rerunning the tests...
US-7,165,189 Distributed test framework for clustered systems
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for testing a computing cluster having several computing nodes....
US-7,165,186 Selective checkpointing mechanism for application components
A system and method for selectively checkpointing application components. In one embodiment this method may include deploying a plurality of application...
US-7,165,182 Multiple password policies in a directory server system
The invention proposes a directory server capable of interacting with entries organized in a tree structure in a directory server system. The entries comprise...
US-7,165,149 Mechanism for starvation avoidance while maintaining cache consistency in computer systems
A computer system comprises a system memory, a first active device configured to access data stored in the system memory, and a second active device configured...
US-7,165,146 Multiprocessing computer system employing capacity prefetching
Various embodiments of a multiprocessing computer system employing capacity prefetching are disclosed. In one embodiment, a cache subsystem implements a method...
US-7,165,120 Server node with interated networking capabilities
According to one aspect of the invention, a method and apparatus for a server node is disclosed. This server node consists of one or more processors. The...
US-7,165,108 Method and apparatus for providing application specific strategies to a JAVA platform including load balancing...
An invention is disclosed for a load balancing method in a JAVA based environment. The method includes executing an application having a first service module and...
US-7,165,107 System and method for dynamic, transparent migration of services
System and method for the dynamic and transparent migration of services in a peer-to-peer networking environment. Member peers in a peer group using a...
US-7,165,101 Transparent optimization of network traffic in distributed systems
A distributed system having a client and a server includes a state manager interposed between the client and the server. The state manager has a capability to...
US-7,165,074 Software development test case analyzer and optimizer
An intelligent test system for testing software code is provided. The intelligent system includes a profiled software component, a test executor, a database, a...
US-7,165,067 Method, system, and program for character set matching
Disclosed is a technique for matching character sets. One or more data set files are stored. One or more character set files are created, wherein each character...
US-7,165,061 Transaction optimization of read-only data sources
A system and method for excluding from a transaction accesses to one or more data sources marked as read-only. Data sources may be designated as read-only at a...
US-7,164,792 Method and apparatus for compressing images using color palettes and rare colors
A system for compressing an image. The system determines a set of commonly occurring color values in the image and associates a designator with each commonly...
US-7,164,612 Test circuit for measuring sense amplifier and memory mismatches
Post-manufacture compensation for a sensing offset can be provided, at least in part, by selectively exposing one of a pair of cross-coupled transistors in a...
US-7,164,587 Integral heatsink grounding arrangement
An electromagnetic (EM) shielding assembly shields an electronic component mounted on a circuit board. The assembly includes a shielding portion that is...
US-7,164,302 One gate delay output noise insensitive latch
A one gate delay output noise insensitive latch includes an input node, an output node, a storage node, a not storage node, and a data clock line. A primary...
US-7,162,795 Power distribution system with a dedicated power structure and a high performance voltage regulator
A system and method for distributing power to an integrated circuit. In one embodiment, a power laminate may be mounted to a printed circuit board (PCB). The...
US-D535,319 Eyeglass frame
US-7,162,721 Application-independent API for distributed component collaboration
A method for a system having distributed collaborating components includes restricting direct interaction between distributed collaborating components by...
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