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John Henry Hubert Penners, Purushottam Vithal Kamat, Dejan Sirovica: System and method for providing packet data and voice services to mobile subscribers. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman, August 11, 1998: US05793762 (367 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing internet data and voice services to mobile subscribers is directed for use in cooperation with Internet Packet Data Network (IPDN) and an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) having an existing wireline switch. The system and method obviate the need for a mobile telep ...


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Charles P Bloom, Brigham R Bell, Franklyn N Linton Jr, Mark H Haines, Edwin H Norton: Intelligent tutoring method and system. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman P C, January 28, 1997: US05597312 (320 worldwide citation)

A computer based intelligent method and system for tutoring a student in an interactive application. The method and system include a computer system for selecting a mode for an adjustable teaching parameter, generating a student model, and monitoring a student interactive task based upon the teachin ...


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Frederick W LeBlanc: System and method for updating a location databank. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman P C, October 29, 1996: US05570412 (266 worldwide citation)

A system and method for updating a location databank of a personal location system which is directed for use in a wireless communication system. A plurality of update centers are provided at known fixed locations within a base station coverage area. Each of the update centers is operative to transmi ...


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John E Faust, John R Meier: Method for automatically collecting and delivering application event data in an interactive network. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman, May 12, 1998: US05752159 (264 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for automatically collecting and delivering multimedia application event data in an interactive network. The interactive network includes a server and a plurality of client stations. In operation, an event of a multimedia application at a first client station is identified. An ...


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Frederick W LeBlanc: Method for routing emergency calls during busy interface channel conditions. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman P C, January 21, 1997: US05596625 (201 worldwide citation)

A method for routing enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) calls from a mobile emergency user to a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). The method is directed specifically for use in a wireless communication system which includes a plurality of base stations each of which is operative to communicate with corresp ...


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Hans Brunner, Timothy P McCandless, Randall B Sparks, Robert J Cuthbertson, Jacques Durand, Steven M Fogel: Method and system for generating a user interface adaptable to various database management systems. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman P C, August 27, 1996: US05550971 (197 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating a user interface in a database management system. A semantic data model is used to describe a database in terms of data types stored in the database and functional types that describe relationships between the data types stored in the database. The system dynamical ...


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Frederick W LeBlanc, Alparslan M Uysal: Method for determining position by obtaining directional information from spatial division multiple access (SDMA)-equipped and non-SDMA-equipped base stations. U S WEST Technologies, Brooks & Kushman, April 16, 1996: US05508707 (191 worldwide citation)

A method for determining position by obtaining directional information from spatial division multiple access (SDMA)-equipped and non-SDMA-equipped base stations. The method is directed for use in a wireless communication system which includes a plurality of base stations each having a corresponding ...


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Djangir A Babayev, Richard M Berger, Vincil C Dean, Ronald L Hansen, Scott H Parrish: System and method for scheduling service providers to perform customer service requests. U S West Technologies, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, March 25, 1997: US05615121 (190 worldwide citation)

A scheduling system is disclosed for scheduling tasks for fulfilling a series of service requests. When each service request is received, a determination is made as to the amount of resources a task requires to provide the requested service. Further, a preferred time within which to perform the task ...


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Douglas Arthur Corey, Thomas K Landauer, Bud C Wonsiewicz: Video programming retrieval using extracted closed caption data which has been partitioned and stored to facilitate a search and retrieval process. U S West Technologies, Sheridan Ross, December 30, 1997: US05703655 (162 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for retrieving segments of stored video programs using closed caption text data. The closed caption text data is extracted from video programming signals received by the invention. Text records based on the extracted closed caption data are generated. Eac ...


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Mark S Blumhardt: System and method for real time carrier selection. U S West Technologies, Brooks and Kushman, May 30, 1995: US05420914 (158 worldwide citation)

A method and system for real time selection of an inter-exchange telephone carrier for a telephone call. The system includes a processing, storage and routing equipment capable of performing the method steps of generating a call information signal, storing a carrier rate for each of the plurality of ...