Patents by Inventor Lance E. Olson

Lance E. Olson 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).

  • Publication number: 20170249363
    Abstract: The subject disclosure relates to techniques for providing data experience(s) via disparate semantic annotations based on a respective user scenario. An annotation component can synthesize semantic information for respective data types of data set(s), associate the semantic information with the respective data types to obtain respective data annotations, and in response to receiving a query from a client, send at least a portion of the respective data annotations to the client. Further, a data aggregation component can aggregate the respective data annotations and at least a portion of the data set(s). Other embodiments relate to performing, via an application, operations utilizing a data type based on respective semantic annotations associated with the data type. Yet other embodiments relate to receiving external data annotation(s) and associating the external data annotation(s) with portion(s) of the respective data types to derive portion(s) of the respective semantic annotations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Alexander D. James, Michael J. Pizzo, Pablo Castro, Michael J. Flasko, Lance E. Olson, Jason D. Clark, Siddharth Jayadevan
  • Patent number: 8087073
    Abstract: A system enabling an application desiring access to a resource addressable by a URI to produce a response to an authentication challenge to a request to access the URI without including code specific to an authentication system and/or method is provided. The system includes an authentication manager that can pass an authentication challenge to authentication modules and/or objects operable to produce a response to the authentication challenge. The system may also include a cache adapted to store one or more responses to the authentication challenge communicated from the authentication modules, with such cache also being employed to facilitate pre-authenticating test challenges and/or pseudo-challenges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Cem Paya
  • Publication number: 20100228873
    Abstract: A system and method for facilitating communications over a protocol is provided. The system includes a class factory that holds identifiers associated with determining which, if any, registered protocol object creator should be employed to create a protocol object. The protocol object implements an abstract network protocol base class. The protocol object is employed to abstract details of communicating over a protocol and to provide a byte stream interface to communications occurring over the protocol, while removing protocol specific code from an application program. The method includes creating an instance of a protocol object from a source of registered protocol handlers based on a request to communicate over a protocol and using a base class API to communicate over the protocol through the protocol object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Publication date: September 9, 2010
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Henry L. Sanders, Richard L. Firth
  • Patent number: 7730499
    Abstract: A system and method for facilitating communications over a protocol is provided. The system includes a class factory that holds identifiers associated with determining which, if any, registered protocol object creator should be employed to create a protocol object. The protocol object implements an abstract network protocol base class. The protocol object is employed to abstract details of communicating over a protocol and to provide a byte stream interface to communications occurring over the protocol, while removing protocol specific code from an application program. The method includes creating an instance of a protocol object from a source of registered protocol handlers based on a request to communicate over a protocol and using a base class API to communicate over the protocol through the protocol object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2010
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E Olson, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Henry L Sanders, Richard L Firth
  • Patent number: 7676541
    Abstract: Communication channels are partitioned among active nodes in an unbounded computing space. A node may register with a discovery system to obtain an address window (that may correspond to a range of IP addresses). The node communicates only with nodes in accordance with the address window. Even though a partition corresponds to a subset of the nodes in the unbounded computing space, the partition overlaps with partitions of other nodes so that all nodes may interact with each other, either directly or indirectly. Because a node may be cognizant of a small subset of active nodes in the unbounded computing space, both security and scalability are supported.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2010
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Eric K. Zinda
  • Patent number: 7581231
    Abstract: An application program interface (API) provides a set of functions for application developers who build Web applications on Microsoft Corporation's .NET™ platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Adam W. Smith, Anthony J. Moore, Anders Hejlsberg, Brian A. LaMacchia, Blaine J. Dockter, Brian M. Grunkemeyer, Brian K. Pepin, Caleb L. Doise, Christopher W. Brumme, Chad W. Royal, Christopher L. Anderson, Corina E. Feuerstein, Craig T. Sinclair, Daniel Dedu-Constantin, Daniel Takacs, David S. Ebbo, David S. Mortenson, Erik B. Christensen, Erik B. Olson, Fabio A. Yeon, Giovanni M. Della-Libera, Gopala Krishna R. Kakivaya, Gregory D. Fee, Hany E. Ramadan, Jayanth V. Rajan, Jeffrey M. Cooperstein, Jonathan C. Hawkins, James H. Hogg, Joe D. Long, John I. McConnell, Jesus Ruiz-Scougall, James S. Miller, Julie D. Bennett, Jun Fang, Krzysztof J. Cwalina, Keith W. Ballinger, Lance E. Olson, Loren M. Kohnfelder, Luca Bolognese, Manu Vasandani, Mark T. Anders, Mark P. Ashton, Mark A. Boulter, Mark W. Fussell, Michael M. Magruder, Manish S. Prabhu, Neetu Rajpal, Nikhil Kothari, Nithyalakshmi Sampathkumar, Nicholas M. Kramer, Omri Gazitt, Radu Rares Palanca, Raja Krishnaswamy, Robert M. Howard, Ramasamy Krishnaswamy, Shawn P. Burke, Scott D. Guthrie, Sean E. Trowbridge, Seth M. Demsey, Shajan Dasan, Subhag P. Oak, Sreeram Nivarthi, Stefan H. Pharies, Suzanne M. Cook, Susan M. Warren, Tarun Anand, Travis J. Muhlestein, William A. Adams, Yan Leshinsky, Yann E. Christensen, Yung-shin Lin, Stephen J. Millet, Joseph Roxe, Alan Boshier, Henry L. Sanders, David Bau
  • Patent number: 7565395
    Abstract: Preserving session state correlation in a distributed computing environment in which a service module instance receives messages from a general input buffer. The general input buffer is not accessed by a service module instance once the service module instance is determined to be recycled. After the service module instance receives a session initiation message through the general input buffer, a session-oriented input buffer is associated with the service module instance. Any subsequent session messages are then received by the service module via the session-oriented input buffer. Even if the service module instance was determined to be recycled mid-session, the service module instance would still operate to process all of the remaining session messages from the session input buffer, thereby preserving session continuity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2009
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Mauro Ottaviani, Anastasios Kasiolas, Michael Steven Vernal, Michael T. Dice, Alfred M. Lee, IV
  • Patent number: 7555757
    Abstract: An application program interface (API) provides a set of functions, including a set of base classes and types that are used in substantially all applications accessing the API, for application developers who build Web applications on Microsoft Corporation's .NET™ platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2009
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Adam W. Smith, Anthony J. Moore, Brian A. LaMacchia, Anders Hejlsberg, Brian M. Grunkemeyer, Caleb L. Doise, Christopher W. Brumme, Christopher L. Anderson, Corina E. Feuerstein, Craig T. Sinclair, Daniel Takacs, David S. Ebbo, David O. Driver, David S. Mortenson, Erik B. Christensen, Erik B. Olson, Fabio A. Yeon, Gopala Krishna R. Kakivaya, George D. Fee, Hany E. Ramadan, Henry L. Sanders, II, Jayanth V. Rajan, Jeffrey M. Cooperstein, Jonathan C. Hawkins, James H. Hogg, Joe D. Long, John I. McConnell, Jesus Ruiz-Scougall, James S. Miller, Julie D. Bennett, Krzysztof J. Cwalina, Lance E. Olson, Loren M. Kohnfelder, Michael M. Magruder, Manish S. Prabhu, Radu Rares Palanca, Raja Krishnaswamy, Shawn P. Burke, Sean E. Trowbridge, Seth M. Demsey, Shajan Dasan, Stefan H. Pharies, Suzanne M. Cook, Tarun Anand, Travis J. Muhlestein, Yann E. Christensen, Yung-shin Lin, Ramasamy Krishnaswamy, Joseph Roxe, Alan Boshier, David Bau
  • Patent number: 7512957
    Abstract: A web services namespace pertains to an infrastructure for enabling creation of a wide variety of applications. The infrastructure provides a foundation for building message-based applications of various scale and complexity. The infrastructure or framework provides APIs for basic messaging, secure messaging, reliable messaging and transacted messaging. In some embodiments, the associated APIs are factored into a hierarchy of namespaces in a manner that balances utility, usability, extensibility and versionability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Shy Cohen, Geary L. Eppley, Douglas M. Purdy, James E. Johnson, Stephen J. Millet, Stephen T. Swartz, Vijay K. Gajjala, Aaron Abraham Stern, Alexander Martin DeJarnatt, Alfred M. Lee, IV, Anand Rjagopalan, Anastasios Kasiolas, Chaitanya D. Upadhyay, Christopher G. Kaler, Craig Andrew Critchley, David Edwin Levin, David Owen Driver, David Wortendyke, Douglas A. Walter, Elliot Lee Waingold, Erik Bo Christensen, Erin P. Honeycutt, Eugene Shvets, Evgeny Osovetsky, Giovanni M. Della-Libera, Jesus Ruiz-Scougall, John David Doty, Jonathan T. Wheeler, Kapil Gupta, Kenneth David Wolf, Krishnan Srinivasan, Lance E. Olson, Matthew Thomas Tavis, Mauro Ottaviani, Max Attar Feingold, Michael James Coulson, Michael Jon Marucheck, Michael Steven Vernal, Michael Thomas Dice, Mohamed-Hany Essam Ramadan, Mohammad Makarechian, Natasha Harish Jethanandani, Richard Dievendorff, Richard Douglas Hill, Ryan Thomas Sturgell, Saurab Nog, Scott Christopher Seely, Serge Sverdlov, Siddhartha Puri, Sowmyanarayanan K. Srinivasan, Stefan Batres, Stefan Harrington Pharies, Tirunelveli Vishwanath, Tomasz Janczuk, Uday S. Hegde, Umesh Madan, Vaithialingam B. Balayogan, Vipul Arunkant Modi, Yaniv Pessach, Yasser Shohoud
  • Publication number: 20080320503
    Abstract: A server system in typical operation has a process manager, multiple listeners (each to receive requests for its protocols) and multiple worker processes that are each able to handle requests in multiple protocols. At server start-up, each listener connects with the process manager via a pipe published by the process manager. The listener then receives information via the process manager that includes information defining the application(s) for which that listener is to “listen” and associating application(s) to application pool(s). When the listener receives a request for such an application, the listener starts a queue for the associated application pool. The listener may use a hierarchical matching scheme to determine the associated application or application pool from the requested application. The process manager launches an appropriate worker process to handle requests in the listener's protocol. The worker process then makes a connection with the listener.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2008
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emily Kruglick, Geoffrey M. Kizer, Shai Kariv, Lance E. Olson, Erik B. Christensen, Kenneth D. Wolf, Dmitry Robsman, Shanku Shivabrata Niyogi
  • Patent number: 7437742
    Abstract: A system and method for facilitating exposing a resource over a protocol is provided. The system includes a class factory that holds identifiers associated with determining which, if any, registered listener object creator should be employed to create a listener object. The listener object implements an abstract network protocol base class. The listener object is employed to abstract details of exposing a resource over a protocol and to provide a byte stream interface to communications occurring over the protocol, while removing protocol specific code from a server program. The method includes creating an instance of a listener object from a source of registered protocol handlers based on a request to expose a resource over a protocol and using a base class API to communicate over the protocol through the listener object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Richard L. Firth, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Lance E. Olson, Henry L. Sanders
  • Patent number: 7418709
    Abstract: A server system in typical operation has a process manager, multiple listeners (each to receive requests for its protocols) and multiple worker processes that are each able to handle requests in multiple protocols. At server start-up, each listener connects with the process manager via a pipe published by the process manager. The listener then receives information via the process manager that includes information defining the application(s) for which that listener is to “listen” and associating application(s) to application pool(s). When the listener receives a request for such an application, the listener starts a queue for the associated application pool. The listener may use a hierarchical matching scheme to determine the associated application or application pool from the requested application. The process manager launches an appropriate worker process to handle requests in the listener's protocol. The worker process then makes a connection with the listener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Emily Kruglick, Geoffrey M. Kizer, Shai Kariv, Lance E. Olson, Erik B. Christensen, Kenneth D. Wolf, Dmitry Robsman, Shanku Shivabrata Niyogi
  • Patent number: 7418719
    Abstract: A server system in typical operation has a process manager, multiple listeners (each to receive requests for its protocols) and multiple worker processes that are each able to handle requests in multiple protocols. At server start-up, each listener connects with the process manager via a pipe published by the process manager. The listener then receives information via the process manager that includes information defining the applications(s) for which that listener is to “listen” and associating selected application(s) to application pool(s). When the listener detects a request for such an application, the listener starts a queue for the associated application pool. In response, the process manager launches an appropriate worker process to handle requests in the listener's protocol. The worker process then makes a connection with the listener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Shai Kariv, Geoffrey M. Kizer, Emily Kruglick, Lance E. Olson, Erik B. Christensen, Kenneth D. Wolf, Dmitry Robsman, Shanku Shivabrata Niyogi
  • Patent number: 7418712
    Abstract: A server system has a process manager, listeners and worker processes in which the listeners connect to worker processes. At server start-up, each listener connects with the process manager via a pipe published by the process manager. The process manager then provides information to each listener associating applications to application pools, and applications for which the listener is to “listen”. When the listener receives a request for which it is to listen, the listener starts a queue for the application or associated application pool. The process manager launches an appropriate worker process to handle requests in the listener's protocol. The worker process then makes a connection with the listener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Emily Kruglick, Geoffrey M. Kizer, Shai Kariv, Lance E. Olson, Erik B. Christensen, Kenneth D. Wolf, Dmitry Robsman, Shanku Shivabrata Niyogi
  • Patent number: 7322040
    Abstract: A system enabling an application desiring access to a resource addressable by a URI to produce a response to an authentication challenge to a request to access the URI without including code specific to an authentication system and/or method is provided. The system includes an authentication manager that can pass an authentication challenge to authentication modules and/or objects operable to produce a response to the authentication challenge. The system may also include a cache adapted to store one or more responses to the authentication challenge communicated from the authentication modules, with such cache also being employed to facilitate pre-authenticating test challenges and/or pseudo-challenges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2008
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Cem Paya
  • Patent number: 7280558
    Abstract: A system and method for converting code associated with synchronous method calls to code that can be employed to perform asynchronous method calls and for supporting such asynchronous method calls is provided. The system includes a pattern generator that can break code for a synchronous method call into one or more constituent parts including a begin asynchronous operation method, an end asynchronous operation method, an asynchronous call state object and an asynchronous call result object. The system includes a pattern data store that holds data associated with converting a synchronous method call to an asynchronous method call, which facilitates employing the system consistently across environments like file input/output, stream input/output, socket input/output, networking, remoting channels, proxies, web forms, web services and messaging message queues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Brian M. Grunkemeyer, Jonathan C. Hawkins, Christopher W. Brumme, Gopala Krishna R. Kakivaya, Lance E. Olson, Dmitry Robsman, Henry L. Sanders, II
  • Patent number: 7248603
    Abstract: A system and method for converting code associated with synchronous method calls to code that can be employed to perform asynchronous method calls and for supporting such asynchronous method calls is provided. The system includes a pattern generator that can break code for a synchronous method call into one or more constituent parts including a begin asynchronous operation method, an end asynchronous operation method, an asynchronous call state object and an asynchronous call result object. The system includes a pattern data store that holds data associated with converting a synchronous method call to an asynchronous method call, which facilitates employing the system consistently across environments like file input/output, stream input/output, socket input/output, networking, remoting channels, proxies, web forms, web services and messaging message queues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2007
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Brian M. Grunkemeyer, Jonathan C. Hawkins, Christopher W. Brumme, Gopala Krishna R. Kakivaya, Lance E. Olson, Dmitry Robsman, Henry L. Sanders, II
  • Patent number: 7120916
    Abstract: A system and method for facilitating exposing a resource over a protocol is provided. The system includes a class factory that holds identifiers associated with determining which, if any, registered listener object creator should be employed to create a listener object. The listener object implements an abstract network protocol base class. The listener object is employed to abstract details of exposing a resource over a protocol and to provide a byte stream interface to communications occurring over the protocol, while removing protocol specific code from a server program. The method includes creating an instance of a listener object from a source of registered protocol handlers based on a request to expose a resource over a protocol and using a base class API to communicate over the protocol through the listener object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2006
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Richard L. Firth, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Lance E. Olson, Henry L. Sanders
  • Patent number: 7043522
    Abstract: An unbounded computing space including independent nodes is provided. Each node includes a discovery module to detect other nodes within the unbounded computing space, and an interaction module to communicate with the other detected nodes. Any node within the unbounded computing space can introduce an independent agent (e.g., an executable code assembly) into the unbounded computing space. The node in which an independent agent is introduced can subsequently send the independent agent to another node in the unbounded computing space for execution in the other node. Nodes in which an independent agent is introduced can define privileges that are associated with one or more agents and can be used to ensure the agent does not exceed a security policy as defined by the node. This allows for a distributed computing system in which an unlimited number of different agents can be introduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2006
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lance E. Olson, Eric K. Zinda
  • Patent number: 7017162
    Abstract: An application program interface (API) provides a set of functions, including a set of base classes and types that are used in substantially all applications accessing the API, for application developers who build Web applications on Microsoft Corporation's .NET™ platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2006
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Adam W. Smith, Anthony J. Moore, Brian A. LaMacchia, Anders Hejlsberg, Brian M. Grunkemeyer, Caleb L. Doise, Christopher W. Brumme, Christopher L. Anderson, Corina E. Feuerstein, Craig T. Sinclair, Daniel Takacs, David S. Ebbo, David O. Driver, David S. Mortenson, Erik B. Christensen, Erik B. Olson, Fabio A. Yeon, Gopala Krishna R. Kakivaya, Gregory D. Fee, Hany E. Ramadan, Henry L. Sanders, Jayanth V. Rajan, Jeffrey M. Cooperstein, Jonathan C. Hawkins, James H. Hogg, Joe D. Long, John I. McConnell, Jesus Ruiz-Scougall, James S. Miller, Julie D. Bennett, Krzysztof J. Cwalina, Lance E. Olson, Loren M. Kohnfelder, Michael M. Magruder, Manish S. Prabhu, Radu Rares Palanca, Raja Krishnaswamy, Shawn P. Burke, Sean E. Trowbridge, Seth M. Demsey, Shajan Dasan, Stefan H. Pharies, Suzanne M. Cook, Tarun Anand, Travis J. Muhlestein, Yann E. Christensen, Yung-shin Lin, Ramasamy Krishnaswamy, Joseph Roxe, Alan Boshier, David Bau