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Craig Allen
Nemmara Chithambaram, Craig Allen Miller: Meeting location determination using spatio-semantic modeling. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, March 8, 2005: US06865538 (15 worldwide citation)

One or more embodiments of the invention provide a method, method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for determining a meeting location. A location for each of two or more persons is obtained. A central location is then determined based on the obtained locations. A list of activity preferences f ...


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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Image processing. Autodesk, Staas & Halsey, July 25, 2006: US07081898 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to color-suppress a source frame that is composed of a plurality of pixels, each pixel being represented by three components defining a position within a color space. The source frame, comprising a foreground image against a background of a substantially uniform backing color, ...


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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Image processing. Autodesk, Staas & Halsey, August 1, 2006: US07084879 (8 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to flare-suppress a source frame. A distance value is defined that, for any pixel, describes how close its color is to a specified color, and the processing means calculates a transformation that maximizes the distance value of a selected background pixel. A flare value is then ...


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Craig Allen
Nemmara Chithambaram, Craig Allen Miller: Meeting location determination using spatio-semantic modeling. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, Howard Hughes Center, February 26, 2004: US20040039579-A1

One or more embodiments of the invention provide a method, method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for determining a meeting location. A location for each of two or more persons is obtained. A central location is then determined based on the obtained locations. A list of activity preferences f ...


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Richard Lee Marks: Method of tracking objects with an imaging device. Autodesk, Kent R Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Richardson, May 9, 2000: US06061055 (174 worldwide citation)

A method of tracking a target object using a computer system. The computer system includes a computer, a display device, and an imaging device. The computer is coupled to the display device and the imaging device. The method comprises the following steps. Capture a first image using the imaging devi ...


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Stuart Edward Jones, Mark Edward Sweat: Method and apparatus for providing drawing collaboration on a network. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, December 12, 2006: US07149959 (165 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for an application programming interface (API) on a client computer that enables access to architectural project information stored across the internet on a server site. The server site maintains an organization for the architectural information in the ...


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Nemmara Chithambaram: Use of triggers and a location hypercube to enable push-based location applications. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, January 10, 2006: US06985747 (155 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and article of manufacture enable the use of location based applications (LBA). A location server (LS) on a wireless network receives trigger information from a LBA that is located outside of the wireless network. The trigger information defines a source locatable, spatial informat ...


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Edward J Connor, Nemmara Chithambaram, John Ricardo DeAguiar: Geographical data markup on a personal digital assistant (PDA). Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, November 28, 2006: US07142196 (142 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and article of manufacture provide the ability to redline or mark up geographic information on a personal digital assistant (PDA). An application on the PDA is configured to obtain map data from a server and display the map data on a screen of the PDA. Markup data is obtained from ...


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Peter R Samson: Apparatus and method for serializing and validating copies of computer software. Autodesk, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 15, 1994: US05287408 (136 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of disabling an unauthorized copy of a computer program. A set of numbers having an uncommon mathematical property is defined. For authorized copies, one of these numbers is written to a pre-determined location in the computer program. Whenever a copy of the computer program ...


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J Brian Burns: Method and apparatus for recognition of objects via position and orientation consensus of local image encoding. Autodesk, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 27, 1998: US05828769 (94 worldwide citation)

A method for recognition of an object in an image is provided, the method comprising the steps of: capturing in electronic memory multiple model images of the object; selecting from each captured model image multiple model image patches; encoding respective selected model image patches as respective ...



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