Microsoft patents granted on 05 February 2008

20 US patents granted on 05 February 2008 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D561,195 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 D561,185 Portion of an electronic mouse
3 7,328,407 Automatic view selection
4 7,328,404 Method for predicting the readings of japanese ideographs
5 7,328,401 Adaptive web crawling using a statistical model
6 7,328,279 System and method for adding hardware registers to a power management and configuration system
7 7,328,251 Thread based email
8 7,328,221 Optimization based method for estimating the results of aggregate queries
9 7,328,207 Extensions for query persistence across requests with dynamic update for writeback
10 7,328,206 Extensions for adding and removing calculated members in a multidimensional database
11 7,328,199 Componentized slot-filling architecture
12 7,328,157 Domain adaptation for TTS systems
13 7,328,150 Innovations in pure lossless audio compression
14 7,328,149 Audio segmentation and classification
15 7,328,147 Automatic resolution of segmentation ambiguities in grammar authoring
16 7,327,899 System and method for head size equalization in 360 degree panoramic images
17 7,327,365 Shell texture functions
18 7,327,349 Advanced navigation techniques for portable devices
19 7,327,245 Sensing and analysis of ambient contextual signals for discriminating between indoor and outdoor locations
20 7,326,848 System and methods for providing automatic classification of media entities according to tempo properties