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James O Robarts, Eric L Matteson: Contextual responses based on automated learning techniques. Tangis Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, January 11, 2005: US06842877 (468 worldwide citation)

Techniques are disclosed for using a combination of explicit and implicit user context modeling techniques to identify and provide appropriate computer actions based on a current context, and to continuously improve the providing of such computer actions. The appropriate computer actions include pre ...


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Dan Newell, Kenneth H Abbott III: Method and system for controlling presentation of information to a user based on the user's condition. Tangis Corporation, Perkins Coie, October 15, 2002: US06466232 (444 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling presentation of information to a user based on the user's current condition. In particular, the system monitors the user and the user's environment, and creates and maintains an updated model of the current condition of the user. The user condition can include a va ...


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James O Robarts, Dan Newell, Kenneth H Abbott: Automated selection of appropriate information based on a computer users context. Tangis Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 4, 2006: US07073129 (293 worldwide citation)

A system filters received messages (e.g., unsolicited advertisements) to determine if they are appropriate for a user based on the non-static, constantly evolving, context of the user. The system can track the user's context by monitoring various environmental parameters, such as related to the user ...


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Kenneth H Abbott, Dan Newell, James O Robarts, Joshua M Freedman, Johnson Apacible: Mediating conflicts in computer user's context data. Tangis Corporation, Perkins Coie, June 8, 2004: US06747675 (293 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described providing mediated information about a current state that is modeled with multiple state attributes. In some situations, the providing includes receiving from a first source an indication of a first value for an indicated one of the state attributes of the modeled current st ...


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Kenneth H Abbott III, Dan Newell, James O Robarts: Storing and recalling information to augment human memories. Tangis Corporation, Perkins Coie, April 15, 2003: US06549915 (275 worldwide citation)

A system for computer-based storing of information about a current state so that later recall of the information can augment human memories. In particular, when information about a current event of interest is to be stored, a variety of current state information of different types (e.g., video, audi ...


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Kenneth H Abbott III, Dan Newell, James O Robarts: Storing and recalling information to augment human memories. Tangis Corporation, Perkins Coie, January 28, 2003: US06513046 (274 worldwide citation)

A system for computer-based storing of information about a current state so that later recall of the information can augment human memories. In particular, when information about a current event of interest is to be stored, a variety of current state information of different types (e.g., video, audi ...


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Kenneth H Abbott, Joshua M Freedman, Dan Newell, James O Robarts: Supplying notifications related to supply and consumption of user context data. Tangis Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, September 14, 2004: US06791580 (253 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for providing information about a current state that is modeled with multiple state attributes. In some situations, the providing includes receiving from a module a request related to the modeling of the current state with the multiple state attributes. In such situations, t ...


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Kenneth H Abbott, Dan Newell, James O Robarts, Joshua M Freedman: Managing interactions between computer users' context models. Tangis Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, October 5, 2004: US06801223 (248 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for providing information about a current state that is represented with multiple attributes. In some situations, the providing includes a first computer receiving indications of multiple characterization modules, each characterization module executing on a computer to model ...


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Kenneth H Abbott, Dan Newell, James O Robarts, Ken Swapp: Supplying enhanced computer user's context data. Tangis Corporation, Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC, November 2, 2004: US06812937 (248 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for providing information about a current state that is modeled with multiple state attributes. In some situations, the providing of information includes receiving from first and second sources indications of ability to supply values for, respectively, an indicated one of th ...


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Kenneth H Abbott, James O Robarts, Dan Newell: Soliciting information based on a computer users context. Tangis Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, November 22, 2005: US06968333 (177 worldwide citation)

A user search request is received and context information for the user is identified. The user search request and the context information are then combined to generate search criteria corresponding to the user search request, providing for information solicitation based on a computer user's context.