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Niamh C Scannell, Stuart D Dawson, Anthony J Redmond, Serge Himbaut, Pascale Bares, Alison Clark: Method and system for sorting and prioritizing electronic mail messages. Digital Equipment Corporation, Rama B Nath, Ronald C Hudgens, Albert P Cefalo, December 27, 1994: US05377354 (547 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for prioritizing a plurality of incoming electronic mail messages for a user uses a user created and modified rules-control (12) which is stored in a rules-store (12). Incoming messages are stored in a message store (11) and are screened individually by a rules test unit (13). ...


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Pauline A Langen, Jeffrey S Katz, Gayle Dempsey, James Pompano: Remote monitoring of high-risk patients using artificial intelligence. Digital Equipment Corporation, Rama B Nath, Ronald C Hudgens, Albert P Cefalo, October 18, 1994: US05357427 (395 worldwide citation)

Method and system for remote monitoring of high-risk patients using artificial intelligence. A plurality of high-risk patients can be simultaneously monitored without patient intervention. A patient hears questions in the doctor's voice at each monitoring encounter and responds. The patient's respon ...


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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo: Methods and apparatus for providing dynamic invocation of applications in a distributed heterogeneous environment. Digital Equipment Corporation, Albert P Cefalo, Barry N Young, August 23, 1994: US05341478 (298 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus providing for the interaction of processes in an object-oriented manner by which a system manages "classes" of data instances and applications rather than managing the data itself. The names of classes may be stored in a data base which also contains other information about th ...


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Radia J Perlman, G Paul Koning: Bridge-like internet protocol router. Digital Equipment Corporation, A Sidney Johnston, Albert P Cefalo, Noel F Heal, May 3, 1994: US05309437 (277 worldwide citation)

A device and related method for coupling segments of an extended local area network (LAN) in such a way that message traffic employing inter-network protocols such as TCP/IP will be handled without the difficulties usually associated with bridges, and without the complexity and expense of full IP ro ...


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Leslie Fox, Paul C Wade: Hybird cooling system for electronic components. Digital Equipment Corporation, Clayton L Satow, Barry N Young, Albert P Cefalo, February 8, 1994: US05285347 (185 worldwide citation)

An improved method for removing heat from electronic devices, such as computer modules, is described. A flow of gas, such as air, cools the components. The gas flow is sufficient to cool so called "hot" components to their maximum operating temperature, and to cool the other components to their norm ...


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John S Heffernan, Peter L Savage, Steven J Pittman, Ramu V Sunkara: Methods and apparatus for accesssing non-relational data files using relational queries. Digital Equipment Corporation, Albert P Cefalo, Dirk Brinkman, January 3, 1995: US05379419 (171 worldwide citation)

A relational data access facility allows relation-type queries to access data stored in non-relational data files by converting relational queries into a set of common commands which are sent to data drivers to obtain the data specified by those queries. The facility uses metadata which describes th ...


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Radia J Perlman, Charles W Kaufman: Method of issuance and revocation of certificates of authenticity used in public key networks and other systems. Digital Equipment Corporation, A Sidney Johnston, Albert P Cefalo, Barry N Young, November 9, 1993: US05261002 (146 worldwide citation)

A technique for issuing and revoking user certificates of authenticity in a public key cryptography system, wherein certificates do not need expiration dates, and the inconvenience and overhead associated with routine certificate renewals are minimized or avoided entirely. A Certification Authority ...


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Clark E Lubbers, David W Thiel: Method for on-line reorganization of the data on a RAID-4 or RAID-5 array in the absence of one disk and the on-line restoration of a replacement disk. Digital Equipment Corporation, Albert P Cefalo, Ronald C Hudgens, Mary M Steubing, February 14, 1995: US05390327 (134 worldwide citation)

In a storage system having a plurality of disks arranged in a RAID-4 or RAID-5 array, a method of improving the performance and reliability of the array in the absence of a member. The method re-organizes the array into the equivalent of a higher performance and reliability RAID-0 organization while ...


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Philip P Lozowick, Siman Tov Ben Michael: Method and apparatus for cut-through data packet transfer in a bridge device. Digital Equipment Corporation, A Sidney Johnston, Albert P Cefalo, April 26, 1994: US05307345 (117 worldwide citation)

A technique for reducing latencies in bridge operation, by facilitating cut-through transmission of a receive data packet while the packet is still being received, but without the need for starting or ending delimiters,or packet lengths, in the packet data. The technique can be applied to packets in ...


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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo, Alan N Ewald: Methods and apparatus for implementing data bases to provide object-oriented invocation of applications. Digital Equipment Corporation, Vincenzo D Pitruzzella, Barry N Young, Albert P Cefalo, January 18, 1994: US05280610 (115 worldwide citation)

The system for organizing communication among applications in a data processing network includes data bases and data base control means. The data bases include method entries, message entries, and class entries. Method entries refer to commands or other mechanisms used to invoke applications. Messag ...