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Marvin A Sirbu, J D Tygar, Benjamin T H Cox, Thomas Wagner: Method and apparatus for purchasing and delivering digital goods over a network. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, September 15, 1998: US05809144 (536 worldwide citation)

A method for purchasing and delivering goods over a network is comprised of the steps of identifying a digital good to be purchased. A purchase price for the digital good is negotiated. After the negotiation step, an authenticated purchase request is sent to the merchant. The merchant encrypts the d ...


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Anthony M DiGioia III, David A Simon, Branislav Jaramaz, Michael K Blackwell, Frederick M Morgan, Robert V O&apos Toole, Takeo Kanade: Computer-assisted surgery planner and intra-operative guidance system. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, March 20, 2001: US06205411 (527 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for facilitating the implantation of an artificial component in one of a hip joint, a knee joint, a hand and wrist joint, an elbow joint, a shoulder joint, and a foot and ankle joint. The apparatus includes a pre-operative geometric planner and a pre-operative kinematic biomechanical si ...


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Anthony M DiGioia III, David A Simon, Branislav Jaramaz, Michael K Blackwell, Frederick M Morgan, Robert V O Toole, Takeo Kanade: Apparatus and method for facilitating the implantation of artificial components in joints. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, March 9, 1999: US05880976 (414 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for determining an implant position for at least one artificial component in a joint and facilitating the implantation thereof. The apparatuses and methods include creating a joint model of a patient's joint into which an artificial component is to be implanted ...


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Shree K Nayar: Robotic vision system. Carnegie Mellon University, Alder Cohen & Grigsby, January 9, 1990: US04893183 (312 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to a robotic vision system for identifying the location of objects. The robotic vision system includes a device for recording images, and n elements, where n.gtoreq.2 and is an integer. Each of the n elements is disposed at a predetermined position such that each of th ...


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Anthony M DiGioia III, David A Simon, Branislav Jaramaz, Michael K Blackwell, Frederick M Morgan, Robert V O Toole, Takeo Kanade: Apparatus and method facilitating the implantation of artificial components in joints. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, December 14, 1999: US06002859 (308 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for determining an implant position for at least one artificial component in a joint and facilitating the implantation thereof. The apparatuses and methods include creating a joint model of a patient's joint into which an artificial component is to be implanted ...


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Norman M Krause, Lee E Weiss, Kenji Shimada, Takeo Kanade: Computer-aided orthopedic surgery. Carnegie Mellon University, Kevin A Oliver, Foley Hoag, March 23, 2004: US06711432 (299 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for implementing computer-aided surgical procedures and more specifically devices and methods for implementing a computer-aided orthopedic surgery utilizing intra-operative feedback. A three-dimensional model of an area of a patient upon which a surgical procedure is to be perfor ...


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Norman Krause, Robert W Mendicino, Kenji Shimada, Lee Weiss, Takeo Kanade: Computer-aided bone distraction. Carnegie Mellon University, Kevin A Oliver, Foley Hoag, March 2, 2004: US06701174 (294 worldwide citation)

A computer assisted orthopedic surgery planner software for generation of 3D (three dimensional) solid bone models from two or more 2D (two dimensional) X-ray images of a patient's bone. The computer assisted orthopedic surgery planner software reconstructs the bone contours by starting with a ...


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Anthony M DiGioia III, David A Simon, Branislav Jaramaz, Michael K Blackwell, Frederick M Morgan, Robert V O Toole, Takeo Kanade: Apparatus and method for facilitating the implantation of artificial components in joints. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, November 30, 1999: US05995738 (257 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for determining an implant position for at least one artificial component in a joint and facilitating the implantation thereof. The apparatuses and methods include creating a joint model of a patient's joint into which an artificial component is to be implanted ...


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Howard D Wactlar, Takeo Kanade, Michael L Mauldin, D Raj Reddy, Scott M Stevens, Michael G Christel, Michael A Smith: Method and apparatus for creating a searchable digital video library and a system and method of using such a library. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, November 10, 1998: US05835667 (250 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of creating a digital library from audio data and video images. The method includes the steps of transcribing the audio data and marking the transcribed audio data with a first set of time-stamps and indexing the transcribed audio data. The method also includes the steps of d ...


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Michael L Mauldin: Method for searching a queued and ranked constructed catalog of files stored on a network. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, May 5, 1998: US05748954 (236 worldwide citation)

A method of constructing a catalog of files stored on a network comprised of a plurality of interconnected computers each having a plurality of files stored thereon. The method is accomplished by establishing a queue containing at least one address representative of a file stored on one of the inter ...