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Jan Stallaert, Andrew Bernard Whinston, Glenn William Graves: Method and apparatus for bundled asset trading. Omega Consulting, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, March 7, 2000: US06035287 (430 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows market participants to exchange bundles of assets, including assets in different asset classes. A market participant may value the bundle as an entity, alleviating the need to attempt to attain a value objective in the aggregate by valuing and trading assets individually ...


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William Preston Alexander III, Robert Francis Berry, Riaz Hussain, Paul Jerome Kilpatrick, Robert John Urquhart: Method and apparatus for benchmarking byte code sequences. International Business Machines, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Jeffrey S LaBaw, September 12, 2000: US06118940 (86 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for creating benchmark programs for the analysis of java virtual machine implementations are implemented. Java applications and applets are compiled into an intermediate code referred to as byte code. The Java byte code forms the machine code for the Java Virtual Machine. The Ja ...


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Linda Arnold Lisle, Shirley L Martin, John Martin Mullaly: Data processing system and method for implementing an informative container for a file system. International Business Machines Corporation, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Volel Emile, October 19, 1999: US05969720 (54 worldwide citation)

A data processing system renders a real-world object on a display device to represent a storage space of the data processing system. The real-world object is displayed with various labels and indicators to provide information about the internal contents of the storage space represented by the object ...


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Philip Albert Loats, William Joseph Tracey II, Xiaotong Wang: Data processing system and method for dynamically accessing an application using a voice command. International Business Machines Corporation, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, April 6, 1999: US05893063 (30 worldwide citation)

A voice command interface is implemented in a data processing system whereby a user may select any application which is currently running on the data processing system without having to manually modify a list of programs which may be accessed by a voice command and without having to request the prog ...


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Nalin Kumar: Field emitter with wide band gap emission areas and method of using. SI Diamond Technology, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, January 19, 1999: US05861707 (25 worldwide citation)

A field emitter including an exposed wide band gap emission area in contact with and protruding from a planar surface of a conductive metal, and a method of making is disclosed. Suitable wide band gap materials (2.5-7.0 electron-volts) include diamond, aluminum-nitride and gallium-nitride; suitable ...


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Timothy Michael Burks, Robert Edward Mains: Method for performing timing analysis of a clock circuit. International Business Machines Corporation, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, January 11, 2000: US06014510 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for accurately and precisely computing the output signal transition times in a clock distribution, or buffering, network of a data processing system is provided herein. This methodology may be implemented in transistor-level static timing analysis tools which compute delays of blocks or sub ...


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John Andrew Beck, David William Boerstler, Christopher McCall Durham, Peter Juergen Klim: Power consumption control mechanism and method therefor. International Business Machines, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, November 14, 2000: US06147508 (20 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for controlling the power consumption of a logic device are implemented. The power dissipation, and consequently, the speed of a complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) logic device is substantially proportional to the speed of the device. The temperature of the logic ...


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Susan Elizabeth Eisen, James Edward Phillips: Data processing system having an apparatus for tracking a status of an out-of-order operation and method thereof. International Business Machines, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, February 1, 2000: US06021488 (16 worldwide citation)

An FPSCR (Floating Point Status and Control Register) mechanism supports out-of-order floating point unit instruction execution. The FPSCR mechanism provides appropriate reporting of exceptions to a re-order buffer implemented within a data processing system to allow precise interrupts during out-of ...


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John Andrew Beck, Robert Paul Masleid, Thomas Robert Toms: Decoupled reset dynamic logic circuit. International Business Machines, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, October 17, 2000: US06133759 (12 worldwide citation)

A dynamic logic circuit is implemented which decouples the reset of the output from the reset of the evaluation node. An N-tree logic circuit generates a logical output signal in response to a first set of input signals. The output signal is coupled to a gate of a first n-type field effect transisto ...


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George McNeil Lattimore, Younes Lotfi, Robert Anthony Ross Jr, Gus Wai Yen Yeung: Memory in a data processing system having uneven cell grouping on bitlines and method therefor. International Business Machines Corporation, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, Anthony V S England, April 6, 1999: US05892725 (5 worldwide citation)

A memory and a method for communicating therewith are implemented, the memory having a plurality of memory cell groups. Each memory cell group contains a plurality of memory cells. Memory cell groups within each subset of a plurality of subsets of memory cell groups include the same predetermined nu ...