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Gregory J Winksy, Michael Woolf, Jules Egyud: Hand held electronic music encyclopedia with text and note structure search. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, April 14, 1998: US05739451 (346 worldwide citation)

A hand held electronic music reference machine includes a platform having a keyboard and a display for displaying text. A database removably or permanently mounted to the platform has a first memory portion storing, for each of a multiplicity of songs, selected lyrics and identification information ...


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Gregory J Winksy, Morton Edward David, James H Simons: Electronic scrolling book with temporary interruptions. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, June 30, 1998: US05774109 (71 worldwide citation)

A hand held electronic book machine has a platform with a keyboard and a display for displaying text. The book machine further includes a database mounted to the platform. The database has a first memory portion storing text of a prose work and a second memory portion storing predetermined informati ...


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Eamonn Hobbs, William A Appling, Irvin F Hawkins: Self-centering catheter. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, November 17, 1992: US05163928 (60 worldwide citation)

An elongated tubular catheter adapted for use in an artery or vein is provided. The catheter has a central axis, a proximal end and a distal end. The catheter has a distal portion including a curved portion and an end portion. The end portion has a first opening. The curved portion defines a zone su ...


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Peter N Yianilos: Electronic text. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, October 6, 1992: US05153831 (58 worldwide citation)

A text is encoded as a file in electronic memory for reading and search purposes. A lexicon-file is established in which each term that can searched is incorporated. A text-file is established in which non-search terms are directly encoded and in which all of the search terms (that is all of the ter ...


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George P Hardy, David McWherter, Gregory J Winsky: Word spelling and definition educational device. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, April 20, 1993: US05203705 (56 worldwide citation)

An electronic spelling correcting machine compares input term against a list of terms in memory and validates spelling and provides a set of terms which may correspond to the input term if the input term is incorrect. The validated term or suggested term is provided with a locating indicia that perm ...


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Joseph E Decker, Edward Oswalt, David Justice: Device and method for the storage and retrieval of inflection information for electronic reference products. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, July 20, 1993: US05229936 (46 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus stores and retrieves inflected forms of words in electronic reference products and, in particular, in electronic dictionaries, electronic bilingual dictionaries, electronic thesauri and an electronic Bible. The method is for providing inflection information related to a given ...


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Mark Heising: Method and apparatus for compressing a dictionary database by partitioning a master dictionary database into a plurality of functional parts and applying an optimum compression technique to each part. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, July 26, 1994: US05333313 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for compressing dictionary database information is described. The method divides the database information into a number of parts which are each conducive to a predetermined compression technique. A first part database is formed consisting of all the entry points in the diction ...


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David McWherter: Electronic spelling machine having ordered candidate words. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, June 8, 1993: US05218536 (32 worldwide citation)

A spelling corrector develops a phonetic correction candidate list and a typographic correction candidate list. These lists are merged using similarity values that measure the degree of similarity between the query (input) word and each word on the candidate lists. The similarity values include one ...


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David McWherter: Search improvements for electronic spelling machine. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, May 12, 1992: US05113340 (21 worldwide citation)

Improvements in a hand-held spelling machine increase the speed with which a query word is compared against the words in memory. One technique is to provide a look up table to encode all character sets of one or two letters into a coded string. Where the set of letters is three or more characters, a ...


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Peter Nicholas Yianilos: Method for facilitating user access to stored information in an electronic text. Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated, Reed Smith, June 25, 2002: US06411973 (20 worldwide citation)

A technique for providing simplified and more flexible text recovery in an electronically stored text. The text storage device is of the hand-held type and may accommodate the text of the entire bible, for example. The user may access the stored text in a read or search mode. The device is programme ...