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Unified model for authoring and executing flow-based and constraint-based
Designing and executing a workflow having flow-based and constraint-based regions. A user selects one or more activities to be part of a constraint-based...
Speech recognition for determining if a user has correctly read a target
Systems and methods for processing a user speech input to determine whether the user has correctly read a target sentence string are provided. One disclosed...
Progressive display rendering of processed text
A method and a system are provided for processing displayed text and progressively displaying results of processing the displayed text. In some embodiments,...
Feature oriented protocol modeling
Modeling protocols. A method includes accessing a number of model programs. Each model program includes computer-executable instructions. The...
Dynamic map rendering as a function of a user parameter
Provided is a single repository for capturing, connecting, sharing, and visualizing information based on a geographic location, for example. Detailed...
Caching navigation content for intermittently connected devices
Selectively caching content related to routing data in a computing device. Prior to traversing a route, one or more access points to a network are identified....
Automated secure pairing for wireless devices
Systems, methods, and/or techniques ("tools") are described herein that relate to automated secure pairing for devices, and that relate to parallel downloads of...
Recognizing hand poses and/or object classes
There is a need to provide simple, accurate, fast and computationally inexpensive methods of object and hand pose recognition for many applications. For...
Image segmentation of foreground from background layers
Segmentation of foreground from background layers in an image may be provided by a segmentation process which may be based on one or more factors including...
Signal detection using multiple detectors
Signal detectors are described herein. By way of example, a system for detecting signals can include a microphone signal detector, a loudspeaker signal...
Loudness-based compensation for background noise
Loudness-based compensation systems and techniques are described which provide audio compensation in noisy environments. Loudness approximations are determined...
Group based allocation of network bandwidth
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for group based allocation of terminal server network bandwidth. Output packets...
Auxiliary peripheral for alerting a computer of an incoming call
An auxiliary call control component is coupled to a computing system alerts the computing system of an incoming call in instances where the computing system is...
Coordinating a transition of a roaming client between wireless access
points using another client in physical...
Systems and methods for handling a transition of a roaming mobile user device (i.e., a roaming client) from one access point (AP) to a target AP, referred to...
Method and apparatus for managing scanning in wireless computing devices
to reduce power consumption
A method and system for scanning in a wireless device having a wireless network interface card (NIC) is presented. The system has a scanning history table for...
Web format-based wireless communications
Web compatible information is effortlessly exchanged over wireless communications utilizing web-based formats. These techniques can be employed over, for...
Correlation-based rate adaptation for communication networks
A correlation-based rate adaptation scheme (CORA) is enabled for practical communication devices that provides for communication data rate adaptation in a...
3D vision on a chip
A 3D camera for determining distances to regions in a scene comprising: a photosurface having a plurality of pixels each of which comprises a circuit having a...
Dynamic problem solving for games
A system that facilitates enhancing a game, game play or playability of a game may include an experience component, a game component and an alteration...
Display screen with in-process indicator
Dynamic updating of firewall parameters
The dynamic updating of firewall parameters is described. One exemplary embodiment includes receiving a policy rule that includes a reference to a predefined...
Secure push and status communication between client and server
Systems and methods of authentication and authorization between a client, a server, and a gateway to facilitate communicating a message between a client and a...
Protocol for device to station association
A technique that enables a portable device to be automatically associated with a plurality of computers. Information that a computer can use to authenticate a...
Policy based composite file system and method
A policy configurable file system includes a computer system upon which the policy configurable file system operates, a policy source for providing the...
Implementing strong atomicity in software transactional memory
A software transactional memory system is described which utilizes decomposed software transactional memory instructions as well as runtime optimizations to...
Parsing of declarations in all branches of preprocessor conditionals
Declarations from an input source code or tokenized source code are serialized into a stream of tokens produced by following each branch of a preprocessor...
Translating declarative models
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for translating declarative models. Embodiments of the present invention...
Transactional debugger for a transactional memory system and detecting
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for providing a debugger for programs running under a transactional memory system. When running a particular...
Implementing desired business logic functionality. The desired business logic functionality may include a number of individual functions. A number of computer...
Dynamic determination of actions on selected items on a report
Various technologies for processing a selection on an item on a report. In one implementation, a request to perform an action on the item may be received....
Dynamic help user interface control with secured customization
A method and system is disclosed for generating a help interface to present static help content and customized help content for an application. Help content...
Controlling access to data streams
Access to one or more data streams can be controlled by encrypting a description of how segments of the data streams can be assembled, for example, to produce...
Power efficient media playback on general purpose portable devices
A portable multifunction computing device optimizes cache storage when processing media files and the like. During a playback operation, the device caches as...
Aggregating connection maintenance to optimize resource consumption
Combining network connection maintenance operations that use a resource to extend battery life. Each of the network connections has a timer and a defined...
Methods and systems for providing secure access to a hosted service via a
The present invention discloses methods and systems for providing secure user access to services offered by a service provider to a client application over a...
Policy service system architecture for sessions created using STUN
Described herein are embodiments for setting, managing, and monitoring connection policies for a plurality of network paths from a first endpoint to a second...
Probabilistic mesh routing
Routing messages using unreliable routing data. A method includes receiving a message from a computer readable communication medium. Characteristic properties...
Tuning and optimizing distributed systems with declarative models
A system for automatically adjusting operation of a distributed application program includes analytics means having a monitoring component. The monitoring...
Method and apparatus for providing an instant message notification
An instant messaging client application is provided that receives requests to initiate instant messaging conversations and, in response to the requests,...
Content feedback for authors of web syndications
Transmit user feedback from a user to a web syndication author. A first communication link is opened. Content data from the web syndication author is received....
Workgroup application with contextual clues
A workgroup application with contextual clues. The workgroup application allows any one of multiple participants to provide input, such as commands to edit a...
Application programming interface for implementing directory service
access using directory service markup language
A set of DSML application programming interface (DSML API) functions is provided to facilitate the implementation of DSML-based directory service access. The...
Event stream conditioning
A distributed event processing system that can organize (e.g., order) input streams regardless of actual time of receipt is provided. This order may simply be...
Efficient paging of search query results
Methods and computer-readable media provide for efficient paging of search results in accordance with the access rights of a user. According to various...
Relational linking among resoures
Systems and methods that integrate user assigned association among a plurality of resources or entities. The subject innovation employs an association component...
Semi-supervised part-of-speech tagging
Relevant search results for a given query may be determined using click data for the query and the number of times the query is issued to a search engine. The...
Web forum crawling using skeletal links
A method and system for identifying informative links of a web site for use in crawling the web site is provided. A forum crawler analyzes sample web pages of a...
Object detector trained using a working set of training data
An object detector that includes a number of weak classifiers can be trained using a subset (a "working set") of training data instead of all of the training...
System for financial documentation conversion
A method to prepare an Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) document in a web-hosted server includes authenticating a user, uploading financial...
Extended data collection for multi-merchant purchasing environment for
A multi-merchant purchasing system is configured to identify downloadable products selected by a user for purchase. The identified downloadable products are...