Patents by Inventor Elizabeth Jane MCINTOSH

Elizabeth Jane MCINTOSH has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10380214
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a processor to: receive multiple normalized metadata portions based on metadata portions originating from vendor devices storing data sets of a distributed online library system; compare the multiple pieces of information between pairs of normalized metadata portions to identify at least one pair of identical portions of data; analyze the pieces of information of normalized metadata portions corresponding to an identified pair of identical portions of data to determine if there is a dependency relationship between each portion of data of the pair and another identical portion of data stored within another device; and in response to there being such a pair of dependency relationships, generate a visualization that includes a combination of graphical elements depicting the pair of dependency relationships, and transmit the visualization to the client device to enable a visual presentation of the visualization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SAS INSTITUTE INC.
    Inventors: Nancy Anne Rausch, Christopher L. Replogle, III, Elizabeth Jane McIntosh
  • Publication number: 20190243865
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a processor to: receive multiple normalized metadata portions based on metadata portions originating from vendor devices storing data sets of a distributed online library system; compare the multiple pieces of information between pairs of normalized metadata portions to identify at least one pair of identical portions of data; analyze the pieces of information of normalized metadata portions corresponding to an identified pair of identical portions of data to determine if there is a dependency relationship between each portion of data of the pair and another identical portion of data stored within another device; and in response to there being such a pair of dependency relationships, generate a visualization that includes a combination of graphical elements depicting the pair of dependency relationships, and transmit the visualization to the client device to enable a visual presentation of the visualization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: SAS Institute Inc.
    Inventors: Nancy Anne RAUSCH, Christopher L. REPLOGLE, III, Elizabeth Jane MCINTOSH