indexing (Total 10254 Patents Found)

A method and apparatus for storing and accessing a patterned array of data for a storage device, includes inputting the array, an upper bandwidth and a lower bandwidth, defining a band within the array based on the upper bandwidth and the lower bandwidth, areas of the array outside the band contain zero value data elem...
A format structure for storing retrievably encoded data on a recording medium is disclosed. A start field for indicating the start of a data file is provided. Immediately following the start field there provided an index field for storing indexing data respecting the data file. In the index field a sequence of one or m...
Document tags are rapidly indexed using a text based index and a graph index. A tag signal is received. A tag and a type of the tag that are located in the tag signal are stored in a data store. The tag is indexed as a tag document in the text based index. One or more relationships between the tag and a content documen...
Various embodiments of a sequencing system capable of rapidly imaging samples at multiple wavelengths are provided herein. In one embodiment, the system includes a fast-indexing filter wheel having a plurality of excitation and emission filters capable of being rapidly rotated into and out of communication with an exci...
Attractiveness of an image may be estimated by integrating extracted visual features with contextual cues pertaining to the image. Image attractiveness may be defined by the visual features (e.g., perceptual quality, aesthetic sensitivity, and/or affective tone) of elements contained within the image. Images may be ind...
Embodiments facilitate greater flexibility in definition of user segments for targeted advertising, by employing indexed semantic user profiles. Semantic user profiles are built through extraction of online user behavior data such as user search queries and page views, and include user interest information that is infe...
Generation of an index database that is customized for a specific responder device using device parameters of the responder device is provided. The index database is generated on a device other than the responder device. In accordance with one method, an indication of a selection of objects is received. Device paramete...
A method is disclosed for creating a bit stream from an indexing tree including a plurality of hierarchical levels, to each of which one or several index nodes are assigned. The index nodes contain index data which is sorted in the indexing tree according to one or several given criteria. Index data of the index nodes ...
A computer data processing system including a central processing unit configured with a novel integrated computer control software system for the management of data objects including dynamic and automatic organization, linking, finding, cross-referencing, viewing and retrieval of multiple objects regardless of nature o...
The indexing stacker is composed of four compartments which are defined by three vertical side walls and a bottom wall which is inclined towards the center of the stacker in the X and Z planes. The bottom wall has a substantial cut-out exposed on the open side of the compartment which allows insertion of fingers under ...
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for encoding and decoding transform unit coefficients is disclosed. In one embodiment, the encoding of the transform unit coefficients is performed by determining if all of the coefficients of a portion of the transform unit disposed on a portion of a ...
A computer-implemented method is disclosed for providing a directory assistance service. The method includes generating an indexing file that is a representation of information associated with a collection of listings stored in an index. The indexing file is utilized as a basis for ranking listings in an index based on...
Embodiments facilitate greater flexibility in definition of user segments for targeted advertising, by employing indexed semantic user profiles. Semantic user profiles are built through extraction of online user behavior data such as user search queries and page views, and include user interest information that is infe...
A digital publishing platform enables users to create and organize notes associated with electronic, published documents. Sets of notes, each associated with a document, are uploaded to the publishing platform by notepad applications executing on user devices. Each set of notes has one or more notes, and each note incl...
Information retrieval systems such as web search systems locate documents amongst millions and even billions of possible documents on the basis of query terms. In order to achieve this document indexes are created. We propose creating new fields in the documents to store feedback information. This information comprises...
Embodiments are directed towards previewing results generated from indexing data raw data before the corresponding index data is added to an index store. Raw data may be received from a preview data source. After an initial set of configuration information may be established, the preview data may be submitted to an ind...
A method is taught for determining construction quantity takeoff information of a drawing representative of a construction project having a plurality of information units including at least units of construction project information and information regarding a plurality of items associated with a drawing in an informati...
A blister pack and package including such blister pack is described which provides for package stability and self-indexing in relation to adjacently aligned packages. The blister pack is configured to include at least one compartment for enclosing an article, and an outward projecting portion or foot in the bottom port...
A method and system for creating an index of content without interfering with the source of the content includes an offline content indexing system that creates an index of content from an offline copy of data. The system may associate additional properties or tags with data that are not part of traditional indexing of...
A computer implemented method indexes duplicate information stored in records having different unique addresses in a database. A fingerprint is generated for each record, the fingerprint is a singular value derived from all of the information of the record. The fingerprint is stored in the index as a unique fingerprint...
A method and apparatus for managing task context are provided. Upon initialization, a protocol engine provides context resources available for processing tasks to a task issuer. Based on available context resources, the task issuer creates and manages a free list of available task context indices and assigns an index t...