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US-7,774,290 Pattern abstraction engine
The present disclosure includes a system and method for learning (or discovering and extracting) business knowledge from a collection of source code. The...
US-7,774,283 Method and system for using a camera cell phone in transactions
A method facilitating a transaction between a camera-phone user and a business entity. The business entity produces a printed medium indicating a transaction....
US-7,774,272 Apparatus and method for simulating an analytic value chain
A computer-implemented simulator models the entire analytic value chain so that data generation, model fitting and strategy optimization are an integral part of...
US-7,774,227 Method and system utilizing online analytical processing (OLAP) for making predictions about business locations
A method and system that utilizes OLAP and supporting data structures for making predictions about business locations. The method includes providing a spatial...
US-7,774,221 System and method for a planner
A planning system including at least one business rule remote from at least one client, a meeting editor, wherein at least one meeting may be generated for the...
US-7,774,206 Method for providing communication services
A method of providing communication services from retail business locations. The method comprising providing wireless transceiver devices to customers of the...
US-7,770,306 Custom article of footwear
The present invention teaches a custom article of footwear, a method of making the same, and a method of conducting retail and Internet business. In particular,...
US-7,769,847 Method and apparatus for a comprehensive network management system
In a system for managing data, voice, application and video networks and associated systems and services that comprise multiple, interconnected network...
US-7,769,784 System for autonomically improving performance of Enterprise Java Beans through dynamic workload management
A system, method, and computer program for dynamically changing the weightings used by a workload distribution program to distribute Enterprise JavaBeans among a...
US-7,769,746 Local query identification and normalization for web search
Computer-implemented methods and systems for processing user entered query data to improve results of a search of pages using a local search database are...
US-7,769,735 System, service, and method for characterizing a business intelligence workload for sizing a new database...
A workload characterization system characterizes an exemplary business intelligence workload for use in sizing a hardware configuration required by a new...
US-7,769,704 Contextual pattern decoder engine
The present disclosure includes a system and method for learning (or discovering and extracting) business knowledge from a collection of source code. The...
US-7,769,646 Efficient work flow system and method for processing taxpayer source documents
A method for processing taxpayer source documents is disclosed. The method may include receiving proforma data and an electronic image of a taxpayer source...
US-7,769,631 Business systems with price guarantee and display
A method for guaranteeing a consumer a best price on an item purchased from a vendor in a consummated final first transaction, the method including, in certain...
US-7,769,616 Computer-implemented method, system and program product for quoting a business service
The present invention provides a method, system and computer program product for quoting a business service wherein a large variety of predefined scenario may be...
US-7,769,615 Constraints-based analysis and strategy planning methods and tools
Disclosed herein are methods and related tools for assisting users in analyzing and identifying various constraints that limit the impact of business growth...
US-7,769,377 Method for providing a tone replacing sound chosen by a subscriber in call waiting service
The present invention relates to method for providing an arbitrary sound chosen by a called subscriber instead of an ordinary tone to a calling or call-waiting...
US-7,769,039 System configured for complex determination of a user's busy state and for assigning an organic "do not...
A system and method for complex determination of a user's busy state and for assigning a do not disturb (DND) filter. A first electronic device is configured to...
US-7,768,907 System and method for improved Ethernet load balancing
A method for Ethernet packet load balancing includes receiving a transmit packet for transmission on an Ethernet network. An offload adapter identifies a least...
US-7,765,557 System and method for analyzing business events
A system for analyzing business events is provided. The system includes a reactive event processing module, a proactive event processing module and a predictive...
US-7,765,464 Method and system for dynamically assembling presentations of web pages
A web designer defines attributes including business rules, properties and standard user interface library components. These attribute definitions allow look and...
US-7,765,272 Method and system for migrating content on a network
A method and system for migrating content on a network. In one method embodiment, the present invention accesses a directory having a network address. A business...
US-7,765,255 Extended web infrastructure for business applications
A method and system for refreshing client-data is provided. A client provides a predefined layout document and predetermined client-data stored in a client-data...
US-7,765,169 System and method for internal processing of mail using sender and recipient networked mail processing systems
Systems and methods for authenticating the mailer of a mail piece in a manner that is trustworthy and not easily susceptible to fraudulent manipulation are...
US-7,765,140 System for enhancing buyers performance in electronic commerce
A system and method enhance a buyer's performance by gathering information, presenting to sellers sophisticated buyers who do not pay more than the minimum and...
US-7,762,667 Automatic lens design and manufacturing system
The present invention provides a method for designing and making a customized ophthalmic lens, such as a contact lens or an intraocular lens, capable of...
US-7,761,923 Process control methods and apparatus for intrusion detection, protection and network hardening
The invention provides an improved network and methods of operation thereof for use in or with process control systems, computer-based manufacturing or...
US-7,761,848 Code generator tool for building software applications with reusable components
A method and computer program product for building a multiple layer object-oriented software application with reusable components. The method includes the steps...
US-7,761,658 Implementing feedback directed deferral of nonessential DASD operations
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for implementing feedback directed deferral on nonessential direct access storage device (DASD)...
US-7,761,591 Central work-product management system for coordinated collaboration with remote users
Client-specified methods, systems and computer program product with multi-protocol access for data input requests designed around a client's business...
US-7,761,481 Schema generator: quick and efficient conversion of healthcare specific structural data represented in...
Systems and methods are disclosed that facilitate transforming business and encoding rules defined in a persistent and relational format into XML schemas that...
US-7,761,410 System and method for reviewing and implementing requested updates to a primary database
The invention is a system that reviews, approves, and implements updates to a primary database that houses a business's chargeable items. A duplicate database...
US-7,761,397 Rule processing method and apparatus providing automatic user input selections
An improvement in decision automation employing a ZDD rule model indicative of a business or engineering rule to provide decision support to a user. The...
US-7,761,359 System and method for optimizing investments within an organization
A system, method, and computer program product for optimizing investments proposed by at least one business unit within an organization. First data predicting...
US-7,761,338 Automation goods and services transaction systems and methods
An enterprise transaction system comprises a communication network accessible using an automation goods and services charge card. The card enables customers to...
US-7,761,321 System and method for customer requests and contact management
A method and a web-based system is provided that enables a customer service center of a company to provide its customers with a choice of different modes for...
US-7,761,239 Method of diagnosing biological states through the use of a centralized, adaptive model, and remote sample...
A model of a particular biological state can be developed. The model may be used to determine if an unknown biological sample exhibits a particular biological...
US-7,757,213 Aggregation-based management of a distributed business process application
A system for managing an application set is disclosed. The system includes a wrapper that designates a component as belonging to the application set and an...
US-7,757,175 Method and system for testing websites
A method and system is provided for testing and analyzing websites via a test-enabled web browser. In the representative embodiment a user controls a...
US-7,757,126 System and method for supporting software
This disclosure provides various embodiments of software for supporting a business application. In one aspect, the software determines that a technical error...
US-7,756,933 System and method for deterring rogue users from attacking protected legitimate users
An active deterrence method and system deter rogue cyber activity targeting one or more protected legitimate users (PLUs). Methodologies and/or techniques are...
US-7,756,840 Real-time database performance and availability monitoring method and system
Database performance and availability monitoring of changes impacting database performance, availability and continuity to the underlying business may be...
US-7,756,820 Activity browser
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for an activity browser. A computer system includes a user interface linked to a processor arranged...
US-7,756,796 Utilizing a unique tracking identifier for sorting mail
A method and system for enabling a mailer to sort incoming mail pieces in accordance with changeable criteria that are important to the mailer. This invention...
US-7,756,773 System and method for conducting online auctions
The invention relates to a system and method for conducting online auctions, and has particular application in conducting business on-line over a network of...
US-7,756,772 System and method for automated contract formation
A system, method and device for (semi-)automated e-commerce on the Internet, the WWW and other networks. Trading parties present intentions, made of more...
US-7,756,750 Method and system for providing online procurement between a buyer and suppliers over a network
A request for shopping is placed from inside a procurement system. Intelligent agents are launched to retrieve information from catalog sources web-enabled over...
US-7,756,747 RFID business process-decoupling of design and deployment time activities
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates implementing a binding between a radio frequency identification (RFID) process and...
US-7,756,741 Method, algorithm, and computer program for optimizing the performance of messages including advertisements in...
Method, procedure, algorithm, system, and computer program for improving and attempting to optimize the performance of messaging campaigns, particularly to...
US-7,756,737 User-based method and system for evaluating enterprise software services costs
A user-based method and system for evaluating enterprise software costs determines a support level for the integrated provision of a plurality of enterprise...
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