International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Instrumenting a Compiled Software Routine for Augmentation
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 2 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,347,278) developed by Paul Kettley, Winchester, United Kingdom, Ian J. Mitchell, Hants, United Kingdom, and Stephen J. Wood, Hants, United Kingdom, for an "instrumenting a compiled software routine for augmentation."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method for augmenting a compiled software routine in execution, the compiled software routine being instrumented to generate an event at an augmentation point defined therein, the method including receiving the event at a second software routine, the second software routine including software instructions for augmenting the compiled software routine."
The patent application was filed on Sept. 17, 2008 (12/211,971). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,347,278&OS=8,347,278&RS=8,347,278
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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