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Greg McKaskle, Jeffrey L Kodosky: Method and apparatus for providing attribute nodes in a graphical data flow environment. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, January 2, 1996: US05481741 (344 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing attribute nodes in a data flow diagram which allow a user to programmatically access various parameters of a control or indicator. In this manner, a user can programmatically make changes that affect the output or appearance of controls and indicators. A user can al ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian K Odom, Cary P Butler: System and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing conversion of graphical programs into hardware implementations. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, April 17, 2001: US06219628 (282 worldwide citation)

A system and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. A graphical program is first created, wherein the graphical program implements a measurement function. The graphical program may include a front panel ...


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Omid Sojoodi, Robert Dye, Murali Parthasarathy, Ram Kudukoli: System and method for accessing object capabilities in a graphical program. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, August 20, 2002: US06437805 (247 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating a graphical program, wherein the graphical program is operable to access capabilities of an object. During creation of the graphical program, the user operates to place an object node in the graphical program, wherein the object node is operable to access capabilitie ...


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Ryan O McDonald, Ramprasad Kudukoli, Gregory C Richardson: Graphical code generation wizard for automatically creating graphical programs. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, October 12, 1999: US05966532 (221 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for automatically generating graphical code in a graphical programming system. The computer memory stores a plurality of graphical code templates. The graphical programming system executing on the computer system also includes a plurality of front panel objec ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Darshan Shah, Steven W Rogers: Configuration diagram which graphically displays program relationship. National Instruments Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Jeffrey C Hood, June 13, 2006: US07062718 (192 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating and using configuration diagrams for configuring distributed systems. The methods described herein may be used for various types of operations in configuring distributed systems, including creating programs, managing programs in the distributed system, deploying prog ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for modelling a process and associated method. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, March 24, 1998: US05732277 (189 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a computer to execute a procedure is based on a graphical interface which utilizes data flow diagrams to represent the procedure. The method stores a plurality of executable functions, scheduling functions, and data types. A data flow diagram is assembled in response to the ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Darshan Shah, Samson DeKey, Steven Rogers: Embedded graphical programming system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, January 9, 2001: US06173438 (165 worldwide citation)

A computer-based virtual instrumentation system including a host computer and an embedded system or device, wherein graphical programs created using the computer system can be downloaded to the embedded system for execution in a real-time or more deterministic manner. The present invention thus prov ...


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Arthur Ryan, Hugo Andrade: Reconfigurable test system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 30, 2001: US06311149 (160 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable test system including a host computer coupled to a reconfigurable test instrument. The reconfigurable test instrument includes reconfigurable hardware—i.e. a reconfigurable hardware module with one or more programmable elements such as Field Programmable Gate Arrays for realizing an ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Polymorphic dataflow block diagram system and method for programming a computer. National Instruments Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 5, 1994: US05301301 (155 worldwide citation)

A computer system is programmed by a user to perform dataflow computations by constructing a dataflow block diagram that utilizes function icons. At least a subset of the function icons are polymorphic with respect to data type and with respect to data aggregation. A polymorphic function icon is exe ...


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Nicolas Vazquez, Jeffrey L Kodosky, Ram Kudukoli, Kevin L Schultz, Dinesh Nair, Christophe Caltagirone: System and method for automatically generating a graphical program to perform an image processing algorithm. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 13, 2004: US06763515 (132 worldwide citation)

System and method for automatically generating a graphical program to perform an image processing algorithm. A user may develop an image processing algorithm in an image prototyping environment. The image prototyping environment enables the user to easily apply various image processing functions to ...