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Expert system and visualization for multi-server capacity management
A system is disclosed that includes an interface to receive a resource governance rule applicable to one or more hardware resources supporting a monitored...
Determining utility of a question
A question search system provides a collection of questions having words for use in evaluating the utility of the questions based on a language model. The...
Method and system for prioritizing communications based on sentence
A method and system for prioritizing communications based on classifications of sentences within the communications is provided. A sentence classification...
Bidirectional dynamic offloading of tasks between a host and a mobile
One or more functions are exposed by a mobile device to a host connected to the mobile device. A function of the one or more functions is executed at the mobile...
Bi-directional handwriting insertion and correction
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for providing bi-handwriting directional handwriting recognition and correction. A combined handwriting...
Automated follow-up call in a telephone interaction system
A follow-up call to a user is made after completion of a first call with a voice user interface module operable on a computer. The voice user interface module...
Extensible alert types
A facility for providing extensible alert types is described. The facility includes an endpoint component that has an associated application, an alert handler...
Aggregating endpoint capabilities for a user
A method and system for aggregating capabilities from multiple endpoints associated with a user are provided. The system aggregates the capabilities of the...
Radiometric calibration using temporal irradiance mixtures
A method of calibrating a brightness value measured by a camera with an amount of light received by the camera includes creating a series of measurements,...
System and method for distributed meetings
A system and method for teleconferencing and recording of meetings. The system uses a variety of capture devices (a novel 360.degree. camera, a whiteboard...
Fast reconfiguration of graphics pipeline state
Techniques and technologies are provided for binding resources to particular slots associated with shaders in a graphics pipeline. Resource dependencies between...
Home city for a real-time strategy video game
A strategy video game may include a persistent home city that gains experience as the player plays in more game sessions. The experience gained may lead to the...
Passive client single sign-on for web applications
A system provides single sign-on capabilities for accessing a Web application through a passive client across multiple realms within a federation. A federation...
System and method for local machine zone lockdown with relation to a
A method and system for locking down a local machine zone associated with a network browser is provided. Placing the local machine zone in a lockdown mode...
Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive
content together with continuous video...
An interactive entertainment system enables presentation of supplemental interactive content along side traditional broadcast video programs, such as television...
Workflow execution plans through completion condition critical path
Optimizing workflow execution. A method includes identifying a completion condition. The completion condition is specified as part of the overall workflow. The...
Automatic and transparent memoization
Functions are memoized automatically and transparently. Memoized code can be injected automatically within a program to facilitate efficient and/or expeditious...
Iterative component binding
Component domains used to define a binding between various components associated with the component domain. The component domain tracks the various services to...
Remoting of windows presentation framework based applications in a
Described are systems and methods for remoting applications, such as those based on Windows.RTM. Presentation Foundation (WPF). The systems and methods are...
Multi-screen user interface
A user interface and techniques for presenting content in a multiple virtual screens are described. The user interface has one or more multiple virtual screen...
Distributing input events to multiple applications in an interactive media
In an interactive media environment, input events are distributed to a plurality of applications where each application includes zero or more script components...
Supporting user multi-tasking with clipping lists
A method for managing windows in a display is disclosed. The method comprises forming clippings for windows located in a focal region of a display; displaying...
Sections of a presentation having user-definable properties
In general, this disclosure describes techniques that employ user-defined values of properties of sections of an electronic presentation. As described herein, a...
Electronic data interchange transaction set definition based instance
An EDI document instance is generated or edited via an editor tool that also displays a corresponding EDI schema, thus allowing editing of an EDI document...
Systems and methods for hosting and testing services over a network
Communication symmetry is leveraged to facilitate testing of network services. To identify, isolate, understand, and resolve problems a test client is employed....
Poll based cache event notifications in a distributed cache
Systems and methods that supply poll based notification system in a distributed cache, for tracking changes to cache items. Local caches on the client can...
Location updates for a distributed data store
Version indicators within an existing range can be associated with a data partition in a distributed data store. A partition reconfiguration can be associated...
Free-space reduction in cached database pages
A computing system stores a database comprising pages. Each of the pages is the same size. When a page is requested, a block of virtual memory addresses is...
Hidden desktop director for an adaptive device
A computing system with an adaptive input mechanism that facilitates intuitive and powerful user/computer interaction is disclosed. One example embodiment...
Methodology and system for file replication based on a peergroup
The claimed invention adapts an existing operating system native replication service component to interface with a general application running on a peer-to-peer...
Envelope attachment for message context
A system for aggregating context information for messages. The system includes a context container. The context container associates names with context values...
Remote monitoring of local behavior of network applications
Computer-executable instructions comprising some or all of a program can be delivered to a client for execution on a real-time basis such that the client...
Selective enablement of runtime-based application behaviors
A system and method for deploying software from a central location to a plurality of remote install sites. The system includes a network-accessible server...
System and method for generating a consistent user namespace on networked
A system and method for implementing a consistent user name-space on networked computing devices is provided. When a network connection between a local or host...
Automated offloading of user-defined functions to a high performance
Technologies are described herein for the automated offloading of the execution of a user-defined function ("UDF") to a high performance computing ("HPC")...
Aggregation of write traffic to a data store
A method and a processing device are provided for sequentially aggregating data to a write log included in a volume of a random-access medium. When data of a...
Efficient creation, storage, and provision of web-viewable documents
A system and method are disclosed for providing a resource, such as a document, to a client computing device. A request is received at a server from the client...
Carousel control for metadata navigation and assignment
A property tree user interface permits user assignment of values to metadata properties and user navigation of data, within a system that includes a data...
Query throttling during query translation
A computer determines whether an original query expressed in an initial query language includes clauses unsupported by a target query language. If so, the...
Filtering of multi attribute data via on-demand indexing
Systems and methods that employ auxiliary data structures in form of indexes (e.g., slice indexes) to process incoming queries in query retrieval systems (e.g.,...
Auto-summary generator and filter
A system that facilitates data presentation and management includes at least one database to store a corpus of data relating to one or more topics. The system...
Techniques for specifying and collecting data aggregations
Data records containing one or more fields, which can be considered keys and/or values, are received, and processed such that data values of records that...
Significant change search alerts
An alert search mechanism is used with search engines such as a crawler to search for desired documents and/or resources. Particular documents are found by...
Web engine search preview
Presenting both hyperlinks and thumbnail versions of search engine results is described in this application. More specifically, a graphical user interface (GUI)...
Secure content descriptions
The invention describes a control node for a content distribution network and a method of automatically verifying content distributed over a network at a node...
Efficient column based data encoding for large-scale data storage
The subject disclosure relates to column based data encoding where raw data to be compressed is organized by columns, and then, as first and second layers of...
Database object update order determination
In one embodiment, a computer system receives an indication that a portion of data at a first node in a first database table is to be modified according to a...
Managing rich presence collections in a single request
A method and system for increasing the computational and network efficiency of presence servers having collections of publications is provided. The presence...
De-duplication and completeness in multi-log based replication
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to multi-log based replication. In aspects, database fragments are associated with different logs. Each...
Distributed reverse auction
A distributed reverse auction allows an auction to end when a dealer is first in time to accept a bid. A purchaser creates an account that relates to a...