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US-8,082,247 Best-bet recommendations
Best-bet recommendation may be provided. User behavior associated with a search result may be logged and applied to a relevance classifier. The relevance...
US-8,082,246 System and method for ranking search results using click distance
Search results of a search query on a network are ranked according to an additional click distance property associated with each of the documents on the...
US-8,082,239 Defining sub-cube scope based upon a query
Technologies are described herein for defining the scope of a sub-cube based upon a database query. A request is received to perform a query of a...
US-8,082,233 Comparing data sets through identification of matching blocks
A computer-implemented method includes receiving a source data set and a target data set. Differences between the target data set and the source data set are...
US-8,082,218 Analysis of software conflicts
Conflicts among programs are detected, and advice is given based on the detected conflicts. A set of conflict rules defines what constitutes a conflict, and a...
US-8,082,193 Multi-jurisdictional payroll requirements
Payroll requirements are compiled from a plurality of jurisdictions. A plurality of payroll codes are cataloged that are required in one of the plurality of...
US-8,082,179 Monitoring television content interaction to improve online advertisement selection
Online advertisement selection techniques are described. In an implementation, data is obtained which describes interaction of one or more clients with...
US-8,082,145 Character manipulation
Embodiments for manipulating characters displayed on a display screen are provided, wherein one example method includes identifying a selected word, wherein the...
US-8,082,143 Extracting treelet translation pairs
In one embodiment of the present invention, a decoder receives a dependency tree as a source language input and accesses a set of statistical models that...
US-8,082,129 Real-time rendering of light-scattering media
A real-time algorithm for rendering of an inhomogeneous scattering media such as smoke under dynamic low-frequency environment lighting is described. An input...
US-8,081,965 Simple technique for detection of physical presence and management of information
A method, system, and computer readable media that when executed determines and manages presence information and presents the information to a plurality of...
US-8,081,963 Utilizing mobile device functionality from remote computers
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for utilizing mobile device information and functionality from separate computing devices. A synchronization...
US-8,081,848 Extracting metadata from a digitally scanned document
Presented are techniques for extracting metadata from a digitally scanned document. The text of the digitally scanned document is obtained and a first algorithm...
US-8,081,842 Image resizing for web-based image search
Image resizing for web-based searching is described. In one implementation, a system resizes a user-selected thumbnail image into a larger version of the image...
US-8,081,824 Generating search requests from multimodal queries
A method and system for generating a search request from a multimodal query that includes a query image and query text is provided. The multimodal query system...
US-8,081,756 Implementation of media-protection policies
A technique wherein a first electronic device, such as a server, provides to a second electronic device, such as a client device, a first portion of a...
US-8,081,755 JPEG2000 syntax-compliant encryption with full scalability
A method and system is provided for encrypting an image compressed with a JPEG2000-based compression with minimal overhead so that the encrypted codestream is...
US-8,081,753 Hybrid echo canceller controllers
Hybrid echo canceller controllers are described herein. By way of example, a system for controlling an echo canceller can include a signal indicator and an echo...
US-8,081,745 Dynamic information publication enabling direct access to a preferred communication channel connection in...
The method and system guides a user to easily and effectively communicate with a potential recipient via an integrated communication server. The integrated...
US-8,081,680 Selective inter-layer prediction in layered video coding
Systems and methods for using selective inter-layer prediction during layered video coding operations are described. In one aspect, a layered coded video...
US-8,081,581 Sampling rules for information dissemination
Sampling rules for information dissemination are described which may be applied in a system containing a number of nodes arranged into groups. A target address...
US-8,081,190 System and method for optimizing a graphics intensive software program for the user's graphics hardware
A system and method for optimizing the performance of a graphics intensive software program for graphics acceleration hardware. This system and method...
US-8,081,186 Spatial exploration field of view preview mechanism
Indicators operable to preview or show the position and relative zoom level of a field of view within a virtual space. Virtual space exploration tools typically...
US-8,081,181 Prefix sum pass to linearize A-buffer storage
The architecture implements A-buffer in hardware by extending hardware to efficiently store a variable amount of data for each pixel. In operation, a prepass is...
US-8,079,911 Viewing a gamer card across multiple devices and networks
A gamercard associated with an integrated gamer profile to identify a gamer is provided to the gamer and other PC/console users who also participate in other...
US-D650,808 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,807 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,806 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,805 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,804 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,803 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,802 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,801 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,800 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,799 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,798 Display screen with a graphical user interface
US-D650,797 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,796 Display screen with a position indicator icon
US-D650,795 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,794 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,793 Display screen with an animated position indicator icon
US-D650,792 Display screen with an icon
US-D650,791 Display screen with an animated user interface
US-D650,790 Display screen with an animated user interface
US-D650,789 Display screen with in-process indicator
US-D650,788 Display screen with an icon
US-8,079,079 Multimodal authentication
A multimodal system that employs a plurality of sensing modalities which can be processed concurrently to increase confidence in connection with authentication....
US-8,079,074 Dynamic security shielding through a network resource
Architecture for facilitating access of remote system software functionality by a host machine for the redirection of incoming and/or outgoing host traffic...
US-8,079,073 Distributed firewall implementation and control
One or more devices on a network may be configured to provide firewall services for other devices on the network. Each of the firewall service suppliers may...
US-8,079,065 Indexing encrypted files by impersonating users
Methods and computer-readable media for indexing an encrypted file by impersonating a user is provided. A set of keys may be associated with a particular...
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