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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Hai Xie, Ruixi Yuan: Multiservices medium access control protocol for wireless ATM system. NEC USA, Philip J Feig, June 10, 1997: US05638371 (295 worldwide citation)

A medium access control (MAC) layer protocol is used in a wireless ATM system for integrated support of ATM services, including constant bit-rate (CBR), variable bit-rate (VBR) and available bit-rate (ABR) services. The MAC protocol supports both connectionless packet and connection-oriented virtual ...


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Arup Acharya, Rajiv Dighe: Method for internet protocol switching over fast ATM cell transport. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, May 11, 1999: US05903559 (274 worldwide citation)

A method for transporting Internet Protocols (IP's) over an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network that exhibits the strengths of ATM, namely packet interleaving (using cell-based transport) with Quality of Service support for connection-oriented traffic (such as multiclass native ATM traffic and ...


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Wen Syan Li, K Selcuk Candan: Method and apparatus for facilitating query reformulation. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, January 16, 2001: US06175829 (264 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verifying a query to provide feedback to users for query reformulation. By utilizing selectivity statistics for semantic and visual characteristics of image objects, query verification “examines” user queries and allows users to reformulate queries through system feedback. ...


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Wen Syan Li: Supporting web-query expansion efficiently using multi-granularity indexing and query processing. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 12, 2002: US06480843 (194 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficient query expansion using reduced size indices and for progressive query processing. Queries are expanded conceptually, using semantically similar and syntactically related words to those specified by the user in the query to reduce the chances of missing relevant do ...


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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Hai Xie, Ruixi Yuan: Data link control protocols for wireless ATM access channels. NEC USA, Philip J Feig, November 4, 1997: US05684791 (188 worldwide citation)

A data link control procedure for wireless ATM access channels based on a dynamic TDMA/TDD framework provides integrated ATM services including available bit-rate (ABR) data and constant/variable bit-rate (CBR/VBR) voice or video through the addition of wireless-specific medium access control and da ...


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Sougata Mukherjea, Kyogi Hirata, Yoshinori Hara: Method and apparatus for query refinement. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, July 2, 2002: US06415282 (160 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing a user interface for refining a query applied to a database of images, where a Query Result Visualization Environment allows the user to organize the search results using various techniques. For example, the search results may be clustered on the basis of text, i ...


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Wen Syan Li, Kasim S Candan: Semantic and cognition based image retrieval. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, July 27, 1999: US05930783 (157 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method for searching and retrieving images contained within a database of images in which both semantic and cognitive methodologies are utilized. The method accepts a semantic and cognitive description of an image to be searched from a user, and successively refines the search ...


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John P Lewis, Maximillian A Ott, Ingemar J Cox: Videoconference system using a virtual camera image. NEC USA, NEC Research Institute, Arthur J Torsiglieri, Philip J Feig, October 25, 1994: US05359362 (142 worldwide citation)

A teleconferencing video system uses two cameras at each station symmetrically positioned on opposite sides of the optical axis between the speaker and the monitor used to produce an image of the listener. The two cameras are used to provide from the two images observed by the cameras a virtual imag ...


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Ruixue Fan, Brian L Mark, Gopalakrishnan Ramamurthy: Large capacity, multiclass core ATM switch architecture. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, November 27, 2001: US06324165 (113 worldwide citation)

A large capacity ATM core switch architecture is disclosed, which supports multiple traffic classes and quality-of-service (QoS) guarantees. The switch supports both real-time traffic classes with strict QoS requirements, e.g., CBR and VBR, and non-real-time traffic classes with less stringent requi ...


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Ruixue Fan, Brian L Mark, Gopalakrishnan Ramamurthy: Dynamic rate control scheduler for ATM networks. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 18, 2002: US06408005 (105 worldwide citation)

A Dynamic Rate Control (DRC) scheduler for scheduling cells for service in a generic Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) switch is disclosed. According to the inventive DRC, each traffic stream associated with an internal switch queue is rate-shaped according to a rate which consists of a minimum guara ...