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Robert J Muhme: Item removal system and method. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, L Joy Griebenow, March 23, 1999: US05886634 (235 worldwide citation)

A security system includes a base station that reads a first tag and a second tag, each tag associated with items, persons, and/or containers. Upon reading the tags, the base station determines whether the removal of the items, persons, and/or containers is authorized. If the removal is not authoriz ...


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Peter D Rail, Rene L Alejandro: Duplicate record detection. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Griebenow, Barton E Showalter, October 21, 1997: US05680611 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting duplicate records generates a checksum (222) for each record and compares the generated checksum (222) to checksums stored in check files (30). In a particular application, a system (10) for processing call detail records utilizes a duplicate check module (28) that detects dup ...


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Theresa A Bass, Kerry D Brinlee: Automated system and method for providing access data concerning an item of business property. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, Christopher W Kennerly, L Joy Griebenow, February 9, 1999: US05870733 (89 worldwide citation)

An automated system (10) for providing access data (42) concerning an item of business property includes a master database (34) containing master data (36) concerning the item and an accesser (16) that provides an access request. A manager (14) coupled to the master database (34) retrieves selected ...


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Gautam Raj Kinra, Jeffrey S Hicks, Robert P Gerboth: Software product evaluation. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, L Joy Greibenow, March 24, 1998: US05731991 (45 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for evaluating a software product includes an interface (12). The interface (12) receives product data relating to the software product, and a first memory (14) stores the product data. A second memory (23, 32) stores a plurality of weighting values. A processor (26, 36) is coupled to ...


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Peter D Rail: Configuration file management. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, L Joy Griebenow, April 14, 1998: US05740431 (31 worldwide citation)

A computing system (10) includes a program (16) that performs processing tasks. A configuration file manager (22) generates configuration information for the program (16) using an environment (26) and configuration files (28, 30, 32). Parameter expressions in the environment (26) and configuration f ...


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Stephen R Sanders: Associating a physical application to a business operation. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, L Joy Griebenow, March 30, 1999: US05890132 (19 worldwide citation)

A system (10) is provided for associating a physical application (22) to a business operation. The system (10) includes a first database (30, 34, 38, 42) operable to store information relating to at least one physical application (22). An interface (46) receives information relating to at least one ...


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Haim Harel, Kenneth A Kludt, Anthony J Weiss: Method and system for calibrating antenna towers to reduce cell interference. Wireless Online, Barton E Showalter Esq, Baker Botts, May 30, 2002: US20020065107-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An antenna tower receives a first calibration signal and a second calibration signal. The antenna tower determines an adjustment angle from the first calibration signal and the second calibration signal, and uses the adjustment angle to adjust a subscriber beam in elevation to reduce cell site inter ...


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John F Mchale, Robert H Locklear, James R Sisk: Communication server apparatus and method. Barton E Showalter, Baker & Botts, November 22, 2001: US20010043568-A1

A communication server maintains profile information on twisted pair lines in a profile table. This profile information may be generated in a training session and then retrieved to train a modem or transceiver unit to communicate data over the associated twisted pair line using XDSL communication te ...


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Moshe Voloshin, Mark D Covaro: Synchronous stack bus for fast ethernet repeater. Barton E Showalter Esq, Baker Botts, January 27, 2005: US20050018704-A1

Provided is a synchronous stack bus repeater system for a computer network. The system includes a plurality of stacked repeaters, a stack bus linking the repeaters, and a single clock to which the plurality of repeaters is synchronized. The synchronization of the stack bus eliminates several time-co ...


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Joel S Dick, Richard R Gelling: Method and system for central control of terminal units. Broadband Gateways, Barton E Showalter, Baker Botts, June 27, 2002: US20020080782-A1

A communication system includes a central processor operable to transmit data packets and control packets. A communication bus couples the central processor to a transmit/receive module, for communicating the data packets and control packets between the central processor and the transmit/receive mod ...