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US-5,886,984 Method and system for service capacity calculation for multimedia services under aggregate traffic conditions
A method and system are provided for calculating the total service capacity for multimedia traffic under aggregate traffic conditions within a shared ...
US-5,883,951 Method and arrangement for untrapping an unsuccessful call
A method and apparatus for allowing a calling subscriber, who sent a call request including an address in an attempt to place a call to a called subscriber, to...
US-5,883,904 Method for recoverability via redundant cache arrays
A method of correcting an erroneous bit field in a cache used by a processor is disclosed. A first array stores a plurality of bit fields, respectively connected...
US-5,881,238 System for assignment of work requests by identifying servers in a multisystem complex having a minimum...
Apparatus and accompanying methods for use preferably in a multi-system shared data (sysplex) environment (100), wherein each system (110) provides one or more...
US-5,878,416 Automated system and method for matching an item of business property to a recipient
An automated system (10) for matching an item of business property to a recipient includes an inventory database (32) containing inventory data (34) concerning...
US-5,878,204 Disk controlling method and apparatus for transferring a record from a disk to a host via an intermediate buffer
A disk controlling apparatus creates sense data indicating the contents of an error and writes it into an intermediate buffer provided within the disk...
US-5,878,138 System and method for detecting fraudulent expenditure of electronic assets
An electronic asset system includes tamper-resistant electronic wallets that store non-transferable electronic assets. To break such tamper-resistant wallets,...
US-5,876,035 Taxi cab management board game apparatus and method of play
A taxi cab management board game providing a gaming environment and associated apparatus wherein the players experience the daily routine and practical business...
US-5,875,333 Automatically generating source code for relating a dialog interface with a business object in a computing...
A method and a system (10) are provided for generating source code (28) for relating a dialog interface with a business object in a computing application. The...
US-5,875,290 Method and program product for synchronizing operator initiated commands with a failover process in a...
A method and program product for synchronizing operator commands with a failover process in a distributed system having a control workstation and a plurality of...
US-5,873,094 Method and apparatus for automated conformance and enforcement of behavior in application processing systems
A model information control system ("MICS") is used in conjunction with a user-defined information model and one or more conventional information system program...
US-5,873,032 Method and system for providing directory assistance services during attempt to complete customer or after call...
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator...
US-5,872,844 System and method for detecting fraudulent expenditure of transferable electronic assets
An electronic asset system includes tamper-resistant electronic wallets that store transferable electronic assets. To break such tamper-resistant wallets, the...
US-5,870,733 Automated system and method for providing access data concerning an item of business property
An automated system (10) for providing access data (42) concerning an item of business property includes a master database (34) containing master data (36)...
US-5,870,712 Data processing method and its apparatus
An ordinary person in charge is enabled to easily construct or modify a business processing system only by making a business flow diagram indicating the flow of...
US-5,870,461 On-hold messaging system and method
An on-hold messaging system is provided for use with a business telephone system having an on-hold audio input. The system includes an optical disc having one or...
US-5,870,388 Radio conferencing method and apparatus
A radio conferencing method and apparatus for transmitting packets of data from a plurality of radios over a transmission channel within a series of frames of...
US-5,867,824 Workflow method and system therefor
A workflow system comprising a plurality of workflow subsystems connected to a LAN (Local Area Network), these workflow subsystems being composed of servers and...
US-5,865,925 Method of folding and adhering a sheet using an in-line pressure sealer
An in-line pressure sealer processes folded sheets with pressure sensitive adhesive into finished business forms. The in-line pressure sealer has pairs of infeed...
US-5,864,821 Method and apparatus for transmitting data in correspondence to a progress stage of a series of business...
Even if undecided portion is contained in the data which is necessary for a series of business processings, necessary data is transmitted to the business...
US-5,864,541 Method and system for simultaneous service capacity calculation for multimedia services under aggregate traffic...
A method and system are provided for calculating the simultaneous service capacity for multimedia traffic under aggregate traffic conditions within a shared...
US-5,863,373 Pressure sealing method for business forms
Business forms are sealed by pressure with reduced tenting and pillowing. Each form has a strip of pressure sensitive adhesive of a predetermined width. In an...
US-5,862,350 Method and mechanism for maintaining integrity within SCSI bus with hot insertion
A mechanism and method for quiescing a SCSI bus by asserting the busy signal just prior to the SCSI signal pins making contact or decoupling during a hot...
US-5,862,204 Rare probability connection call registration method using incomplete call causation message for asynchronous...
An improved rare probability connection call registration method using an incomplete call causation message for an asynchronous transfer mode switching system,...
US-5,860,107 Processor and method for store gathering through merged store operations
First and second store instructions that target one or more locations in a cache memory are identified. A determination is made whether the cache memory is busy....
US-5,859,837 Flow control method and apparatus for ethernet packet switched hub
A flow control enabled Ethernet switch that applies backpressure to input ports that attempt to transmit a data packet to a busy destination port. The...
US-5,852,807 Method and apparatus for modeling business card exchanges in a point-to-point or a multi-point personal...
The conference manager and address service of a general purpose personal conference application are enhanced with a plurality of functions for setting up,...
US-5,850,435 Method for audible caller name announcement with call list feature
A method to audibly announce an identified caller name includes one embodiment, the caller name includes determined by making a query to a database with phone...
US-5,850,430 Method to identify clients and method for using a teleterminal device
A method for enabling a customer, residing at a fixed address, to conduct business transactions with a business service provider using a teleterminal connected...
US-5,848,426 Automatic data translation between different business systems
To avoid cost and errors associated with manual data re-entry, methods are provided for transferring data between different business systems (e.g., computer...
US-5,848,270 Method and system for determining the performance characteristics of a computer system
A system and method for modeling the size of a computer system. In one embodiment, the present invention receives selected workload information which indicates...
US-5,846,624 Dual face pressure sensitive label
A business form including a unitary sheet of release liner extending in a longitudinal direction and on one face defining adjacent first and second sides...
US-5,845,289 Methodology for generating object structures for accessing conventional, non-object-oriented business applications
The invention proposes a method of defining and generating cooperating object structures for accessing Business Applications (BAs) which were not built upon the...
US-5,845,263 Interactive visual ordering system
A portable interactive visual ordering system and method utilizing full-color images. The system may be used by a restaurant to facilitate ordering menu items by...
US-5,844,757 Personal computer data storage card and method for transferring information between the data storage card and...
A personal computer data storage card includes a substrate layer, a magnetic medium layer, and a protective layer respectively affixed together. The data storage...
US-5,842,722 Printable coplanar laminates and method of making same
A sheetstock for preparing business forms including die-cut identification cards, labels, wrist bands, return envelope mailers, and loose leaf index tabs, which...
US-5,841,905 Business form image identification using projected profiles of graphical lines and text string lines
A method of identifying business forms that uses contour polygons constructed from linear line segments. Wherein contour polygons are derived from a windowed...
US-5,837,337 Business form with integrated lamination
A protectible form including a base ply having a printable face and a release face, a clear ply secured to the base ply release face by an adhesive, and a...
US-5,835,957 System and method for a fast data write from a computer system to a storage system by overlapping transfer...
A fast data write method for transferring data from a computer system to a storage system in a single tasking operating environment. A fast write flag is set in...
US-5,835,722 System to control content and prohibit certain interactive attempts by a person using a personal computer
A computer terminal and a method for blocking the use and transmission of vulgar and pornographic material in a responsive and interactive manner that...
US-5,833,700 Sterile occlusion fasteners and instrument and method for their placement
A clip, clip applier and method for ligating a tissue structure is provided. The applier has a two stage actuation. In the first stage, a tissue structure is...
US-5,832,456 System and method for weather adapted, business performance forecasting
A system and method for forecasting future retail performance are described herein. The system includes a storage device that stores a sales history database, a...
US-5,832,451 Automated travel service management information system
A method (1000) of automatically managing travel service information is provided. The method generates a business entity profile and individual profile for...
US-5,832,100 Method and apparatus for converting documents between paper medium and electronic media using a user profile
An apparatus and method for providing access to computerized information services for users unequipped with computers, particularly information services related...
US-5,832,072 Communication network with hidden calling number capability
A method and apparatus are disclosed for delivering calling line information in a manner which preserves the privacy interests of the caller while providing...
US-5,832,060 System and associated method for concatenated messaging
A method for call back messaging is disclosed. The method allows a calling party to provide name and number information for automatic delivery to a called party...
US-5,829,010 Apparatus and method to efficiently abort and restart a primary memory access
Primary memory access times are improved through an efficient technique of aborting and restarting primary memory accesses. A central processing unit of a...
US-5,826,085 Object oriented computer interface supporting interactive networked applications
An object oriented interactive application interface for facilitating application program development in a networked computer system providing on-line services...
US-5,826,029 Secured gateway interface
Accordingly, a computer implemented method, uniquely programmed computer system, and article of manufacture embodying computer readable program means all allow a...
US-5,822,436 Photographic products and methods employing embedded information
Technology is now available permitting consumers to make amateur-or even professional-grade copies of photographs. For wedding and portrait photographers, in...
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