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Toy vehicles having interchangeable body styles
A child-sized toy vehicle comprising a vehicle chassis upon which any number of a plurality of stylistically different interchangeable vehicle body modules may...
Tool-less modular removable hard disk drive (HDD) apparatus
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for provision of an efficient, effective, and/or flexible removable HDD cartridge. In accordance with an embodiment of...
Apparatus for dynamic implementation of Java.TM. metadata interfaces
A method for dynamic implementation of a Java.TM. Metadata Interface (JMI) to a metamodel includes receiving a JMI implementation request, implementing a package...
System and method for scheduling instructions to maximize outstanding
prefetches and loads
The present invention discloses a method and device for ordering memory operation instructions in an optimizing compiler. for a processor that can potentially...
Execution of synchronized Java methods in Java computing environments
Techniques for executing synchronized Java methods are disclosed. As such, the techniques can be implemented in a Java virtual machine to efficiently execute...
Method and apparatus for collocating dynamically loaded program files
A method for executing a dynamically loaded program having a main program unit includes executing the main unit a first time, creating at least one library file...
Method and system for entropy driven verification
A microelectronic device design verification system and method estimates the entropy of stimuli communicated over an interface to verify a microelectronic device...
Graphical list grouping widget and methods of use thereof
Apparatus and methods for segmenting sets of distinct entities into groups with associated boundaries, wherein the associated boundaries have an associated logic...
Service portal with application framework for facilitating application and
A computer system for controlling access to an application used to provide a service to users in a network and to facilitate feature development in the...
Spawning new repository spaces using information provided in advertisement
A system and method for spawning new spaces in a distributed computing environment. A client may access a first space service at a first Internet address. The...
Yield improvement through probe-based cache size reduction
A multiple-way cache memory having a plurality of cache blocks and associated tag arrays includes a select circuit that stores way select values for each cache...
Service operations on a computer system
The invention relates to performing a service operation on a computer. In one embodiment, information indicative of the need for a service operation is sent by a...
Message-based leasing of resources in a distributed computing environment
A system and method for providing message-based leasing of resources in a distributed computing environment. Services may issue leases to clients and provide...
Method and program code for identifying new nodes on a bus following a
After a reset on a bus, the topologies of nodes on the bus before and after the reset are accessed to identify nodes that are new to the bus. A host identifies...
System and method for implementing shared memory regions in distributed
shared memory systems
Various embodiments of systems and methods for implementing shared memory regions in a distributed shared memory system may involve implementing several...
Method and apparatus for performing modular division using counters
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs modular division. This system contains a number of registers, including: a register A...
Apparatus and method for efficient modular exponentiation
An improved apparatus and method for modular multiplication and exponentiation to achieve efficient computation involved in Montgomery multiplication is...
Configuration for a storage network
A storage system which supports distributed management of client configurations by storing such configuration information for a number of products across the...
Monofunctional polyethylene glycol aldehydes
The present invention provides novel monofunctional polyethylene glycol aldehydes for the pegylation of therapeutically active proteins. The pegylated protein...
Dynamic class reloading mechanism
A system and method for providing dynamic class reloading using a modular, pluggable and maintainable class loader is described. Each application in an...
System and method for automatically modifying database access methods to
insert database object handling...
A system and method for automatically converting a compiled program that accesses objects stored in main memory into a program that accesses and updates...
Method and apparatus for eliminating C recursion from a Java.TM. bytecode
Methods and apparatus for eliminating C recursion from interpreter loops are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a computer-implemented...
Apparatus for testing computer memory
An electronic memory device tester has an input arranged to receive seed data with a first number (p) of seed data bits from a computer and a data generator...
Method and apparatus for arbitrating transactions between domains in a
A method for communicating transactions includes providing an interconnect having a plurality of ports for communicating transactions between a plurality of...
Method and system for managing information retention
An improved information retention management mechanism is disclosed wherein an information set may be purged from an information system without having to delete...
Active address content addressable memory
A present invention provides a system and method for avoiding memory hazards in a multi-threaded CPU which shares an L-1 data cache. The system includes a CPU...
Community separation control in a closed multi-community node
A method and mechanism of enforcing, in a computer network, a community separation policy wherein the data of a particular user community should be accessible...
Associating multiple display units in a grouped server environment
A method for grouping Human Interface Devices (HIDs) into a multi-head display is provided. The HIDs are identified as either "primary" or "secondaries". A...
Generic and dynamic mapping of abstract syntax notation (ASN1) to and from
interface definition language for...
A system and method for generic and dynamic mapping of managed object metadata. The data to be mapped may include type information about an attribute, action, or...
Method and apparatus for solving systems of nonlinear equations using
One embodiment of the present invention provides a computer-based system for solving a system of nonlinear equations specified by a vector function, f, wherein...
Termination criteria for the one-dimensional interval version of newton's
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for finding zeros of a function, .function., within an interval, X, using the interval version of...
Method and system for ensuring consistency of design rule application in a
In a computer-aided design environment, a method for ensuring consistency of design rule application among a plurality of CAD tool programs contemplates the use...
Methods and systems for producing A 3-D rotational image from A 2-D image
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention produce a three-dimensional rotational image from a two-dimensional image...
Graphics primitive size estimation and subdivision for use with a texture
A graphics system configured to apply multiple layers of texture information to primitives. The graphics system receives parameters defining a primitive and...
Multiple scan line sample filtering
A system and method for generating pixels for a display device. The system may include a sample buffer for storing a plurality samples in a memory, a sample...
Adaptive keeper sizing for dynamic circuits based on fused process corner
An invention is provided for an adaptive keeper circuit. The adaptive keeper circuit includes a first keeper transistor having a first terminal in electrical...
Size adjustment of corrugated boards in a box making machine
A rotary die cutter mechanism for cutting and/or creasing corrugated boards including a rotatable die cylinder with a cutting die, and a rotatable anvil against...
Method and apparatus to facilitate debugging a platform-independent virtual
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates debugging a platform-independent virtual machine. The system operates by providing an...
Method and apparatus for performing operation on physical design data
A method performs an operation on physical design data stored as data objects in a database. Each data object represents a design figure of an integrated circuit...
Method and apparatus for sending encrypted electronic mail through a
distribution list exploder
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for sending an encrypted message through a distribution list exploder in order to forward the encrypted...
Method to partition large code across multiple e-caches
A method for executing an instruction stream includes partitioning the instruction stream using a partition point to obtain a first partition of the instruction...
Enhanced memory management for portable devices
A method for portable device memory management includes determining an operational mode of a program configured to execute on the portable device based on...
N-way set-associative external cache with standard DDR memory devices
A method, cache system, and cache controller are provided. A two-way and n-way cache organization scheme are presented as at least two embodiments of a...
Altering virtual machine execution parameters at runtime
An existing neutral operating system (OS) signal is utilized to notify a virtual machine (VM) about a change to its execution parameters. The signal is...
Method and apparatus for improving utilization of a resource on a shared
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for improving the utilization of a resource in a shared client computer environment. The invention...
Method and apparatus for migration of managed application state for a Java
An invention for migrating managed application state for a Java based application is disclosed. A first Java module is executed on a first server. The first Java...
System and method for providing a persistent object framework for managing
A system and method for managing persistent objects with a persistent object framework is disclosed. The persistent object framework receives queries and...
Autoconfiguring IP routers
In automatically configuring network-layer addresses for network nodes in a network region, a specified router on each link generates link number request...
Support module ejection mechanism
An ejector mechanism is provided for ejecting a field replaceable module from a receiving location in a carrier of a modular system. The ejector mechanism can...
Clock skew tolerant clocking scheme
A clock skew tolerant clocking scheme addresses both the max-time and min-time problems by using dual transparent pulsed latches operated by complementary phases...