IBM Patent Applications

INTELLIGENT MONITORING OF A HEALTH STATE OF A USER ENGAGED IN OPERATION OF A COMPUTING DEVICE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200367807
Embodiments for intelligent monitoring of a health state of a user by a processor. A health state of a user may be learned while engaged in one or more activities associated with a computing device. One or more mitigating actions may be identified and recommended to implement by the user to minimize one or more possible negative impacts upon the health state of the user while engaged in the one or more activities associated with the computing device.

CONSISTENCY ENFORCEMENT IN MULTI-AUTHOR DOCUMENTS

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372102
A parameter of a first checker in a profile of the first checker is configured. The parameter comprises a restriction on contents of a modification to a dataset. The modification comprises a write to a portion of the dataset. The dataset is modifiable by a plurality of authors. The first checker has a first checker owner. A first modification to the dataset is validated against a restriction enforced by the first checker according to the parameter. The first modification has a…

EVALUATION FRAMEWORK FOR INTENT AUTHORING PROCESSES

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372111
Evaluating intent authoring processes, by a processor in a computing environment. A dataset comprising utterances of interactive dialog sessions between agents and clients for a given product or service is received. A classification of at least a portion of the utterances is performed for a target intent according to at least one of a plurality of recommendation algorithms, where the classification is performed by an automatic driver invoking the recommendation algorithm and simulating a…

EVALUATION FRAMEWORK FOR INTENT AUTHORING PROCESSES

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372112
Evaluating intent authoring processes, by a processor in a computing environment. Results are received of a simulated intent labeling effort of a dataset comprising utterances of interactive dialog sessions between agents and clients for a given product or service. Figures of merits for respective algorithms used to perform the simulated intent labeling effort are computed. Each of the respective algorithms are evaluated according to the computed figures of merits; and one of the…

COGNITIVE METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RESPONDING TO COMPUTING SYSTEM INCIDENTS

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372367
Embodiments for responding to computing system incidents are provided. Information associated with a computing system is analyzed to generate a base system model of the computing system. The information includes at least one of system logs and metrics data of the computing system. An indication of an incident associated with the computing system is received. The base system model is utilized to analyze the incident. The analysis of the incident includes characterizing the incident as a…

MACHINE LEARNING WITH DIFFERENTLY MASKED DATA IN SECURE MULTI-PARTY COMPUTING

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372394
In a secure multi-party computation (sMPC) system, a super mask is constructed using a set of masks corresponding to a set of data contributors. Each data contributor uses a corresponding different mask to obfuscate the data of the data contributor. a first scaled masked data is formed by applying a first scale factor to first masked data of the first data contributor, the scale factor being computed specifically for the first data contributor from the super mask. A union is constructed…

Minimizing Risk Using Machine Learning Techniques

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200372397
Embodiments relate to an intelligent computer platform to utilize machine learning techniques to minimize compliance risk. Features are extracted from one or more data sources across two or more domains and activity data is identified. Features are identified within the activity data which are used to create one or more models. Domain activity impact is measured and a risk probability is calculated. A policy is generated based on the calculated risk probability and one or more compliance…

FACILITATING DATA PROCESSING USING SIMD REDUCTION OPERATIONS ACROSS SIMD LANES

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200364056
Various embodiments are provided for facilitating data processing by one or more processors in a computing system. An instruction to be executed may be obtained. The instruction is a single instruction multiple data (SIMD) reduction operation of an operand vector with a plurality of vector elements. The SIMD reduction operation may be executed to produce a result vector with a plurality of alternative vector elements. One or more reduction functions may be performed on each of a pair of…

APPLICATION RECOVERY USING POOLED RESOURCES

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200364116
In a first virtual storage device managed by a helper virtual machine, first data of a first application is stored, the first application executing on a first system, the helper virtual machine executing on a recovery system. Responsive to determining that a duplicate of the first application should be activated on the recovery system, a compute instance is spawned in a hypervisor executing on the recovery system. In the compute instance, a duplicate of the first application is…

Identifying Duplication Multimedia Entities

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200364195
Embodiments relate to a computer platform and corresponding process and program code to assess multimedia files with respect to similarity and duplicate media content. Data streams are converted into sequences of events, and audio representation with in the streams is identified and subject to processing with respect to the event sequences. A similarity assessment is conducted between two or more of the data streams, and a corresponding distance measurement to quantify similarity is…

Duplicate Multimedia Entity Identification and Processing

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200364196
Embodiments relate to a computer platform and corresponding process and program code to assess multimedia files with respect to similarity and duplicate media content. Data streams are converted into sequences of events, and object representation within the streams is identified and subject to processing with respect to the event sequences. A similarity assessment is conducted between two or more of the data streams, and a corresponding distance measurement to quantify similarity is…

SEPARATING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE KNOWLEDGE IN AI

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200364541
A computer-implemented method comprises linking a private AI model to a public AI model to thereby form a combined AI model comprising the private AI model and the public AI model; and training the combined AI model with private samples while keeping the public AI model fixed so that only the private AI model is trained with the private samples.

TUNING TCP LARGESEND PARAMETER IN VXLAN CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200366527
In an embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a data processing system, a packet from a first component in a first remote network in an overlay network. In an embodiment, a method includes determining whether a largesend option is supported on a set of paths between the first component and a second component, the second component in a second remote network in the overlay network. In an embodiment, a method includes sending, responsive to determining a largesend option is supported on…

LIVE APPLICATION AND KERNEL MIGRATION USING ROUTING TABLE ENTRIES

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200366604
In a routing table of a first system, a routing table entry for a first application is created by a controller application executing in a controller system, the first application intended for relocation, a second application in the set of applications not intended for relocation. At the second system responsive to commencing execution of the first application in the second system at a second time, a mapping entry is created by a controller application, the mapping entry causing the…

Security system with adaptive parsing

Granted: November 19, 2020
Application Number: 20200366709
A security system protecting a monitored system (e.g., a database server) is configured to self-update (extend) a statement/command parser grammar, dynamically. To accomplish this, the security system uses the monitored system itself as a syntax validator (on the parser's behalf), and without requiring any changes or modifications to the monitored server. In one embodiment, the security system comprises a protocol analyzer and the parser. The protocol analyzer extracts a…

INTELLIGENT LEARNING AND APPLICATION OF OPERATIONAL RULES

Granted: November 12, 2020
Application Number: 20200357001
Various embodiments are provided for intelligent application of operational rules to operational data in a computing environment by a processor. One or more operational rules may be extracted and formalized from a knowledge graph, a domain knowledge, or a combination thereof describing one or more operational policies and conditions. The one or more operational rules may be applied to operational data to identify and filter non-compliant operational data.

DIELECTRIC HOLDER FOR QUANTUM DEVICES

Granted: November 12, 2020
Application Number: 20200357975
A device includes a first substrate formed of a first material that exhibits a threshold level of thermal conductivity. The threshold level of thermal conductivity is achieved at a cryogenic temperature range in which a quantum circuit operates. In an embodiment, the device also includes a second substrate disposed in a recess of the first substrate, the second substrate formed of a second material that exhibits a second threshold level of thermal conductivity. The second threshold level…

CRYOGENIC ON-CHIP MICROWAVE FILTER FOR QUANTUM DEVICES

Granted: November 12, 2020
Application Number: 20200358159
An on-chip microwave filter circuit includes a substrate formed of a first material that exhibits at least a threshold level of thermal conductivity, wherein the threshold level of thermal conductivity is achieved at a cryogenic temperature range in which a quantum computing circuit operates. The filter circuit further includes a dispersive component configured to filter a plurality of frequencies in an input signal, the dispersive component including a first transmission line disposed…

Creating a credential dynamically for a key management protocol

Granted: November 12, 2020
Application Number: 20200358751
A key management protocol (such as KMIP) is extended to provide an extended credential type that enables an initiating (first) client device to create a credential dynamically and that can then be selectively shared with and used by other (second) client devices. Using a dynamically-created credential of this type, the other (second) devices are able to fetch the same key configured by the initiating (first) device. In this manner, multiple devices are able to create and share one or…

Local evaluation of runtime authorization rules derived from externally-derived policy

Granted: November 12, 2020
Application Number: 20200358823
An application-centric authorization model utilizes locally-evaluated rules derived from non-local policies and provided to the application via an authorization object, preferably in the subject's session context. Preferably, the approach does not involve a runtime determination regarding the policy or policies; rather, one or more existing policies are merely used to derive authorization rules associated with a subject, and which are then evaluated and enforced at runtime in a…