Patents Examined by Anh Ly
  • Patent number: 10264090
    Abstract: System and method for distributing channelized content to a plurality of cohesive local networks. The channelized content is aggregated at a remote central processor with associated storage according to ontological relevancy, and then distributed over a network such as the internet to the local networks. The consumers connected to the respective local networks receive that channelized data with low latency and improved data rates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Pavlov Media, Inc.
    Inventors: Bartow Wyatt, Mark Scifres
  • Patent number: 10262010
    Abstract: At a device of a sender, a screen capture image is captured from a first portion of data presented on the device by a data source. Historical messaging data is analyzed to compute a set of topics in which the sender has participated. Using a topic from the set of topics as a context, a second portion of the data presented on the device by the data source is searched to extract an additional information from the second portion, the additional information corresponding to the context. the additional information is associated with the screen capture image. The screen capture image and the additional information are caused to be transmitted in a messaging channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Venkata V. Gadepalli, Trudy L. Hewitt, Ashok K. Iyengar, James M. Moreno
  • Patent number: 10255546
    Abstract: A computer program product and method provides a question and answer service that accepts an initial first question from a user and analyzes the question by a first generation subsystem to generate a first answer. A second generation subsystem of the question and answer service is configured to generate a second question based at least in-part on keywords from the first question and the first answer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mariana Alupului, Andrea L. Ames, Beth Anne M. Collopy, Joseph F. Pesot, Robert Pierce, David C. Steinmetz
  • Patent number: 10255283
    Abstract: A mechanism for progressive topic modeling is disclosed to facilitate document content analysis. Input documents can be sorted and divided into multiple groups. Topic modeling is performed for each group, where the topic modeling for one group is based on the generated topic model from a previous group, if available. The vocabulary used in the topic modeling process can also be updated for each group of documents. The generated topics can be presented in a user interface to facilitate a user in analyzing the documents. The topic modeling mechanism can also be utilized to enhance a document search experience by generating topics from documents contained in search results and presenting topic words to a user as suggested search terms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Weiwei Cheng, Christopher Gonzales
  • Patent number: 10255371
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for clustering multiple devices that are associated with particular users by utilizing both probabilistic and deterministic data derived from analytics information on the users. An analytics computing system generates at least one deterministic device cluster that groups a first set of devices associated with a first user. The first set of devices share deterministic user identifiers specific to the first user. The analytics computing system also identifies a probabilistic link between a device in the first set of devices and additional devices. The probabilistic link indicates common usage patterns between two devices. Based on the probabilistic link, the analytics computing system generates a data structure that includes the deterministic device cluster and the additional devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Adobe Systems Incorporated
    Inventors: Karthik Raman, Nedim Lipka, Matvey Kapilevich
  • Patent number: 10248736
    Abstract: A method of managing data in a telecommunication network data structure is disclosed. The method comprises receiving, by a translation application executing on a telecommunication network computer system, a request to translate source data stored in a source data structure to a target data structure; identifying, by way of information stored in a taxonomy repository, a data store key within the source data; a category of an element of the source data; inferring, by way of information stored in the taxonomy repository a relationship between the data store key and the element; converting, by the translation application, a format of the data store key to a format of a target data store key, and a format of the element to a format of a target element. The method further comprises storing, by the translation application, the target data store key and the target element in the target data structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.
    Inventors: Roberta M. Carroll, Carter Wayne Floyd, Jr., Steven A. Hoskins, Kenneth W. Samson
  • Patent number: 10242110
    Abstract: A method for filtering-out results of a search, comprising obtaining representations of objects of a computerized system identified in the computerized system in a search conducted in the a computerized system by a party, and responsive to the search, applying by the computerized system an at least one condition constructed in the computerized system and related to access of the party with respect to the objects, thereby filtering-out the representations of the objects that correspondingly comply with the at least one condition, and an apparatus configured to carry out the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: VARONIS SYSTEMS, LTD
    Inventors: Yakov Faitelson, Ohad Korkus, Ophir Kretzer-Katzir
  • Patent number: 10241979
    Abstract: Techniques related to accelerated detection of matching patterns are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method may involve, for a single field of a body of records, contiguously storing field values, thereby storing the field values as a concatenation. The method may also involve identifying a match in the concatenation that matches a value pattern specified by a value pattern expression. The value pattern may include a first partial pattern and a second partial pattern. Further, the method may involve determining that the match is contained in a single field value of the body of records. Still further, the method may involve establishing the match as a matching value. The match may be determined to be contained in the single field value based on searching a data structure comprising length information or offset information for a subset of the field values stored as the concatenation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shasank Chavan, Ravi Palakodety, Dennis Lui
  • Patent number: 10235431
    Abstract: Techniques and mechanisms are disclosed to optimize the size of index files to improve use of storage space available to indexers and other components of a data intake and query system. Index files of a data intake and query system may include, among other data, a keyword portion containing mappings between keywords and location references to event data containing the keywords. Optimizing an amount of storage space used by index files may include removing, modifying and/or recreating various components of index files in response to detecting one or more storage conditions related to the event data indexed by the index files. The optimization of index files generally may attempt to manage a tradeoff between an efficiency with which search requests can be processed using the index files and an amount of storage space occupied by the index files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Splunk Inc.
    Inventors: Ashish Mathew, Ledion Bitincka, Igor Stojanovski, Dhruva Kumar Bhagi
  • Patent number: 10235432
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage medium, to facilitate searching indexed resources associated with sort key values. In one aspect, a method includes actions of maintaining an index including a respective index entry for each of multiple resources, wherein each index entry includes a first sort key that is associated with a corresponding sort key value, receiving a query from a user device, obtaining, based on query features, a first restrict criterion that includes one or more binary value bits, determining, based on (i) the first restrict criterion and (ii) the first sort key, a first count of index entries that are each associated with a respective resource that is responsive to the query, and in response to determining that the first count of index entries satisfies the predetermined threshold, obtaining a set of index entries corresponding to resources related to the query.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Igor Markov, Andras Csomai
  • Patent number: 10229183
    Abstract: A server is configured to generate a document tag identifying at least one of a first association and a second association for the document, the first association being an association between the document and at least one of a plurality of groups, the second association being an association between the document and one of a plurality of document types, generate a user tag identifying at least one of a third association and a fourth association for a user, the third association being an association between the user and at least one of the plurality of groups, the fourth association being an association between a type of a document requested by the user and at least one of the plurality of document types, and provide access to the requested document based on at least one of the first and second associations and at least one of the third and fourth associations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Line Corporation
    Inventors: Woosik Kang, Jin Ho Wang, Geun Woo Shin
  • Patent number: 10223372
    Abstract: Log synchronization among discrete devices in a computer system includes, periodically at a predefined interval: sending, by a host to each of a plurality of discrete devices in the computer system, a synchronization tag, wherein each of the discrete devices, responsive to receiving the synchronization tag from the host, is configured to record the synchronization tag in a log entry; and recording, by the host, the synchronization tag in a log entry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas J. Griffin, Steven J. Hnatko
  • Patent number: 10223388
    Abstract: As disclosed herein a method, executed by a computer, for avoiding double counting in the presence of many-to-many relationships in database data includes receiving a report definition from a data management system, detecting a bridge table defining many-to-many relationships between at least two datasets, generating a query plan with layered sub-queries, and executing the query plan including the layered sub-queries to provide query results corresponding to the report definition. A query plan with layered sub-queries may include instructions to join, partition, normalize, group, and summarize tabular data. Additionally, a conditional selection operation may be used to detect and eliminate duplicated data from a field specified in the report definition. The resulting query plan may be executed as a single query language. A computer program product and an apparatus corresponding to the described method are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hendrik Cazemier, Celine Goyette, Pascal D. Lacombe
  • Patent number: 10223477
    Abstract: Briefly, embodiments disclosed herein may relate to formulating recommended search queries. Search query recommendations may be based, at least in part, on multiple user searches performed at least in part in response to consumption of publicly available content, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Excalibur IP, LLP
    Inventors: Eric Bax, John Peng, Scott Ard, Arun Autuchirayll
  • Patent number: 10216794
    Abstract: Techniques are described herein for filtering data from a table during an in-memory scan. Predicates are pushed to in-memory scan to avoid scanning unnecessary columnar units and reduce the overhead of decompressing, row stitching and distributing data during evaluation. Techniques are described herein for generating implied predicates that have conditions on single columns from complex predicates that have multiple conditions on the same column, which can be evaluated during an in-memory scan. Techniques are also described herein to reduce the overhead of a table scan for processing a join query. When redistributing a first table for performing a hash-join, the nodes performing an in-memory scan of the first table may create a filter that tracks unique values from the join key. Data from the second table is only processed and transferred to other nodes in the cluster if the values from the join key pass through the filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Dinesh Das, Jiaqi Yan, Mohamed Zait, Nirav Vyas
  • Patent number: 10210241
    Abstract: A method for indexing with redundant information. The method may identify unknown code points for a document in response to an indexing request for the document. The method may further convert the identified unknown code points into a plurality of converted code points. Each set of converted code points of the plurality uses a different codepage. The method may further identify sets of same code points and sets of redundant code points from the plurality of converted code points. The method may build an index based on the sets of same code points and the sets of redundant code points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Si Bin Fan, Peng Hui Jiang, Lin Sun, Yan Sun, Li Xiang, Yan Xu, Wen Yin
  • Patent number: 10198748
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for adaptive media playback based on destination. The method for adaptive media playback comprises determining one or more destinations, collecting media content that is relevant to or describes the one or more destinations, assembling the media content into a program, and outputting the program. In various embodiments, media content may be advertising, consumer-generated, based on real-time events, based on a schedule, or assembled to fit within an estimated available time. Media content may be assembled using an adaptation engine that selects a plurality of media segments that fit in the estimated available time, orders the plurality of media segments, alters at least one of the plurality of media segments to fit the estimated available time, if necessary, and creates a playlist of selected media content containing the plurality of media segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Behzad Shahraray, Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, David C. Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger
  • Patent number: 10192000
    Abstract: A system and method for implementing distributed storage and visualization for a graph database system for very large graph databases is presented. A graph database can comprise nodes and edges stored as artifacts, which can then be indexed using a distributed index system. A system capable of performing such tasks can include a processing system that creates an index of the artifacts, a construction system that can create a graph database from a text file, and a reading system that can create a text file from a graph database by finding requested artifacts in the graph of interest. A visualization system can perform queries on a graph database, then create sub-graphs containing the results for visualization purposes. The sub-graph can receive navigation inputs that display various portions of the sub-graph. Other embodiments also are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: WALMART APOLLO, LLC
    Inventor: Venkata Swamy Martha
  • Patent number: 10185720
    Abstract: The invention relates to computer-implemented method for supplementing a data governance framework with one or more new data governance technical rules. The method comprises providing a plurality of expressions and a first mapping. The expressions assign natural language patterns to technical language patterns. The first mapping maps first terms to data sources. A rule generator receives a new natural language (NL) rule comprising one or more natural-language patterns and one or more first terms. The rule generator resolves the new NL rule into one or more new technical rules interpretable by a respective rule engine and stores the one or more technical rules in a rule repository.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Mike W. Grasselt, Yannick Saillet, Marvin Schaefer
  • Patent number: 10185771
    Abstract: A method and a system for scheduling web crawlers according to keyword search. The method comprises: a scheduling end receiving a task request command sent by a crawling node; the scheduling end acquiring a secondary download link address from a priority bucket, generating tasks, adding the generated tasks into a task list, acquiring keyword link addresses from a dynamic bucket, deriving derivative link addresses of the quantities of pages corresponding to the keyword link addresses, generating tasks of the quantities of the pages according to the derivative link addresses of the quantities of the pages, adding the tasks of the quantities of the pages into the task list, acquiring a keyword link address from a basic bucket, generating tasks, adding the generated tasks into the task list, and the scheduling end returning the task list to the crawling node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignees: BEIJING JINGDONG SHANGKE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BEIJING JINGDONG CENTURY TRADING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yaohua Liao, Xiaowei Li