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US-6,820,261 Inheritable thread-local storage
In a threading mechanism, a system and method for providing automatic value inheritance when a parent thread creates a child thread. Upon thread creation, the...
US-6,820,186 System and method for building packets
Memory requests and responses thereto include a tag that has a shift value indicating the misalignment between the first byte of required packet data and the...
US-6,820,117 Bandwidth management
A method and apparatus for managing bandwidth in a network is described. In one embodiment, the method determines whether a request being transferred from a...
US-6,820,101 Methods and apparatus for optimizing garbage collection using separate heaps of memory for storing local...
Methods and apparatus for executing a method to enable memory associated with objects not referenced external to the executed method to be reclaimed upon...
US-6,819,553 Protection element for an EMI reduction element
An EMI reduction element and a protection element are provided with an electrical component. The electrical component has a distal end, and the EMI reduction...
US-6,819,337 Initializing a series of video routers that employ source-synchronous signaling
A video routing system including video routers VR(0), VR(1), . . . , VR(N.sub.R -1) coupled in a linear series. Each video router in the linear series...
US-6,819,336 Tooltips on webpages
A method and apparatus that allows a Web page designer to specify tooltips for his Web page. Tooltips are text areas that display automatically when the user...
US-6,819,327 Signature analysis registers for testing a computer graphics system
A signature capture and analysis system suitable for use in a high performance computer graphics system is described. The system employs a distributed network of...
US-6,819,324 Memory interleaving technique for texture mapping in a graphics system
A graphics system and method for storing and accessing texture maps comprising texels. The graphics system may include a graphics processor and a texture memory...
US-6,819,320 Reading or writing a non-super sampled image into a super sampled buffer
A graphics system and method for storing pixel values into or reading pixel values from a sample buffer, wherein the sample buffer is configured to store a...
US-6,819,192 Jitter estimation for a phase locked loop
A method for estimating jitter in a phase locked loop is provided. The estimation is determined from a simulation that uses a representative power supply...
US-6,819,138 Dividing and distributing the drive strength of a single clock buffer
Devices, methods, and networks that divide and proportionally distribute the drive strength of a clock buffer such that the output drive strength of the clock...
US-6,817,832 Centrifugal blower with eddy blade
A centrifugal blower with an eddy blade is disclosed. The centrifugal blower includes a multiblade impeller with a plurality of blades, and a scroll casing...
US-6,816,998 Correction of spacing violations between dummy geometries and wide class objects of design geometries
Automated techniques to correct certain rule violations with respect to non-design geometries are used, simplifying and automating the design layout of an...
US-6,816,991 Built-in self-testing for double data rate input/output
Macro cells for a Double Data Rate (DDR) I/O interface are provided. The macro cells feature built-in self-test (BIST) functionality for testing the I/O...
US-6,816,985 Method and apparatus for detecting corrupt software code
A method for detecting corrupt software code includes defining a correlation rule for a program, writing the program to a memory device and reading two or more...
US-6,816,966 Techniques for securing data flow in internet multicasting
Multicast communications are expanded to include the concept of private multicasts. An address space dedicated to multicast is partitioned into a subspace for...
US-6,816,961 Processing architecture having field swapping capability
According to the invention, a processing core that includes a first source register, a second source register, a multiplexer, a destination register, and an...
US-6,816,937 Hot swappable electronic module with non-staggered connectors
A hot swappable electronic component or module is provided that has non-staggered connectors (i.e., of equal length or depth), but which is configured to ensure...
US-6,816,854 Method and apparatus for database query decomposition
An improved system for database query processing by means of "query decomposition" intercepts database queries prior to processing by a database management...
US-6,816,467 Spanning tree support in a high performance network device
A method and apparatus for providing spanning tree support are provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a network device includes two or more...
US-6,816,162 Data management to enable video rate anti-aliasing convolution
A system and method is disclosed for management of sample data to enable video rate anti-aliasing convolution. Sample data may be moved simultaneously from a...
US-6,816,161 Vertex assembly buffer and primitive launch buffer
A graphics system and method for processing geometry compressed, three-dimensional graphics data are disclosed. After transforming and lighting each vertex, a...
US-6,815,991 Clock frequency multiplier
A clock frequency multiplier design is provided. The clock frequency multiplier includes an input stage arranged to receive an input clock signal, a first clock...
US-6,815,986 Design-for-test technique for a delay locked loop
A delay locked loop implementing design-for-test features to test for, among other, stuck-at-faults is provided. The delay locked loop uses multiplexers as...
US-6,815,474 Water-based intaglio printing ink
The invention relates to a water-based intaglio printing ink especially suited for the intaglio printing of security documents, such as postage stamps, stock...
US-6,814,485 On-die thermal monitoring technique
A method and apparatus for monitoring a temperature on an integrated circuit that includes a thin gate oxide transistor. A temperature monitoring system that...
US-6,813,842 Filler gauge with flexible measurement
A filler gauge with flexible measurement is disclosed in the invention. The invention provides a filler gauge that is easy to be manufactured and able to lower...
US-D498,262 Tape dispenser
US-D498,132 Combination padlock with horizontal locking bar
US-D498,062 Paper product
US-RE38,650 System for performing deadlock free message transfer in cyclic multi-hop digital computer network using a...
In brief summary, the invention provides a new message packet transfer system, which may be used in, for example, a multiprocessor computer system. The message...
US-6,813,770 Abstract syntax notation to interface definition language converter framework for network management
A system and method for managing network devices. The framework may provide a suitable system for managed object data type conversions between various data...
US-6,813,755 Active region management techniques and associated methods of designing and manufacturing VLSI circuits
Disclosed herein is a method of determining an active region for a routing area having a plurality of component tiles positioned thereon. A set of stop points,...
US-6,813,688 System and method for efficient data mirroring in a pair of storage devices
A system may include mirroring logic, a controller, and first and second devices (e.g., data storage devices). The first and second devices may include multiple...
US-6,813,653 Method and apparatus for implementing PCI DMA speculative prefetching in a message passing queue oriented bus...
Speculative prefetching during DMA reads in a message-passing, queue-oriented bus system is controlled by creating a special data structure, called a "DMA...
US-6,813,641 Teamware server working over HTTP/HTTPS connections
A system for remotely accessing a resource in a network having a client-side and a server-side includes a server application having at least one server object...
US-6,813,637 System and method for automatically partitioning an application between a web server and an application server
A system and method for automatically partitioning application components of a web application between a web server and an application server. Both the web...
US-6,813,626 Method and apparatus for performing fused instructions by determining exponent differences
A method of executing a fused instruction is disclosed. The method begins by performing several actions, which may be performed serially or in parallel. These...
US-6,813,267 Tunable broadcast/point-to-point packet arbitration
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates packet communication between a device within a computing system and one or more...
US-6,813,201 Automatic generation and validation of memory test models
Methods and systems for automated memory test modeling generation and validation are provided. Information supplied by a graphical user interface is used to...
US-6,813,150 Computer system
A computer system comprises a host processor, a temperature sensor for sensing temperature in an enclosure of the system and one or more fans for cooling the...
US-6,812,929 System and method for prefetching data from a frame buffer
A graphics system may include a frame buffer that includes several sets of one or more memory banks and a cache. The frame buffer may load data from one of the...
US-6,812,928 Performance texture mapping by combining requests for image data
An optimizing unit for use with an interleaved memory and suitable for use in a computer graphics system is described. The unit utilizes knowledge of the...
US-6,812,758 Negative bias temperature instability correction technique for delay locked loop and phase locked loop bias...
A bias generator adjustment system adjusts a PLL or DLL bias generator dependent on negative bias temperature instability effects in an integrated circuit. The...
US-6,812,755 Variation reduction technique for charge pump transistor aging
A charge pump is arranged to generate a current dependent on a phase difference between a first signal and a second signal. A reference circuit is operatively...
US-6,812,046 Method and apparatus for electronically aligning capacitively coupled chip pads
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that electronically aligns pads on different semiconductor chips to facilitate communication between...
US-D497,720 Golf bag with integral V-block
US-6,810,507 Method and apparatus for isolating the root of indeterminate logic values in an HDL simulation
A technique for simulating and verifying an integrated circuit design are disclosed. Generally speaking, the technique includes storing a unique identifier for...
US-6,810,473 Replacement algorithm for a replicated fully associative translation look-aside buffer
A method and apparatus determines whether there is an invalid address translation entry in a first translation look-aside buffer. If there is an invalid address...
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