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Ronald J Barber, Bradley J Beitel, William R Equitz, Carlton W Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas R Work, Peter C Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, November 26, 1996: US05579471 (455 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Craig A Kaplan, James R Chen, David C Fallside, Justine R Fenwick, Mitchell D Forcier, Gregory J Wolff: System for adjusting hypertext links with weighed user goals and activities. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, August 29, 1995: US05446891 (430 worldwide citation)

A smart hypermedia system that acquires user characteristics either directly or inferentially. Simple associative networks serve to model user profiles, including relationships between user goals and the hypermedia information nodes. Hypermedia links to other nodes are recommended by ranking a link ...


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Gregory E Sancoff, Mark McWilliams, Howard S Barr, Edward T Cordner Jr, Russell C Barton: Programmable infusion system. Block Medical, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, January 7, 1992: US05078683 (361 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion system includes a disposable IV tubing apparatus for conveying intravenous fluid from a source to a patient. A compact, portable case has a receptacle for removably receiving a segment of the disposable apparatus. A peristaltic pump is mounted in the case for engaging the seg ...


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Ronald Jason Barber, Bradley James Beitel, William Robinson Equitz, Myron Dale Flickner, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas Randolph Work, Peter Cornelius Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, May 12, 1998: US05751286 (307 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Lloyd Harper, Jacques Labrie: Information catalog system with object-dependent functionality. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, February 10, 1998: US05717925 (300 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented information catalog database system is disclosed for cataloging information stored in one or more data storage resources under the control of one or more data processing nodes. The catalog system includes a cataloging service facility for performing one or more information cat ...


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David B Berkowitz, Ming C Hao, Hung C Lieu, Franklin D Snow: Collaborative computing system using pseudo server process to allow input from different server processes individually and sequence number map for maintaining received data sequence. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, February 21, 1995: US05392400 (299 worldwide citation)

A collaborative computing method and system are described. Output data from and input data for an application program are shared among all of the computers connected in a network using the X protocol. The output from the application program is intercepted and then replicated on each of the computers ...


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Gary J O Hara, John J Korff, Peter A Crill: Body temperature thermometer and method fo measuring human body temperature utilizing calibration mapping. Sherwood IMS, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, March 15, 1994: US05293877 (288 worldwide citation)

A body temperature thermometer has a probe head assembly (8) which includes a first sensor (10), such as a thermopile, for generating a first output signal representative of an amount of infrared radiation impinging thereon The probe head assembly further includes a waveguide (16) and a surrounding ...


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Brian J Cragun, Todd M Kelsey, Stephen H Lund: Method and apparatus for automatic selection and presentation of sales promotion programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, April 2, 1996: US05504675 (281 worldwide citation)

A sales promotion program is dynamically selected from a plurality of programs for presentation in a program presentation unit by a neural network that makes its selection based on first detecting if a person is in the area immediately around the program presentation unit, then either selecting a ge ...


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Jerry D Woll, Bryan D Woll, Van R Malan: Recording of operational events in an automotive vehicle. Vorad Safety Systems, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, December 3, 1996: US05581464 (262 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for recording operational events in an automotive radar system. The invention provides an Event Recording Apparatus (ERA) that records selectable vehicle performance, operational status, and/or environment information, including information useful for accident analysis and up ...


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Chandrasekaran Mohan, Ronald L Obermarck, Richard K Treiber: Concurrently applying redo records to backup database in a log sequence using single queue server per queue at a time. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, December 8, 1992: US05170480 (242 worldwide citation)

Change processing of a replica database is accomplished by separating redo records obtained from the transaction log of a primary database into respective queues. The redo records are separated such that all transaction records for a unit of transfer (page) of the primary database are placed on the ...



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