07479949 is referenced by 814 patents and cites 49 patents.

A computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprises: detecting one or more finger contacts with the touch screen display, applying one or more heuristics to the one or more finger contacts to determine a command for the device, and processing the command. The one or more heuristics comprise: a heuristic for determining that the one or more finger contacts correspond to a one-dimensional vertical screen scrolling command, a heuristic for determining that the one or more finger contacts correspond to a two-dimensional screen translation command, and a heuristic for determining that the one or more finger contacts correspond to a command to transition from displaying a respective item in a set of items to displaying a next item in the set of items.

Title
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying heuristics
Application Number
12/101832
Publication Number
7479949 (B2)
Application Date
April 11, 2008
Publication Date
January 20, 2009
Inventor
Henri C Lamiraux
San Carlos
CA, US
Andre M J Boule
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Richard Williamson
Los Gatos
CA, US
Francisco Ryan Tolmasky
Cupertino
CA, US
Chris Blumenberg
San Francisco
CA, US
Virgil Scott King
Mountain View
CA, US
Charles J Pisula
San Jose
CA, US
Paul D Marcos
Los Altos
CA, US
Michael Matas
San Francisco
CA, US
Jeffrey Bush
San Jose
CA, US
Jeremy A Wyld
San Jose
CA, US
Freddy Allen Anzures
San Francisco
CA, US
Nitin K Ganatra
San Jose
CA, US
Kenneth Kocienda
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Patrick Lee Coffman
Menlo Park
CA, US
Imran Chaudhri
San Francisco
CA, US
Wayne C Westerman
San Francisco
CA, US
Gregory Novick
Santa Clara
CA, US
Bas Ording
San Francisco
CA, US
Marcel van Os
San Francisco
CA, US
Scott Herz
San Jose
CA, US
Stephen O Lemay
San Francisco
CA, US
Greg Christie
San Jose
CA, US
Scott Forstall
Mountain View
CA, US
Steven P Jobs
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Assignee
Apple
CA, US
IPC
G06F 3/048
G09G 5/00
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