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James F Crossley: Method for multiple programs management within a network having a server computer and a plurality of remote computers. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Michael E Whitham, October 25, 1988: US04780821 (295 worldwide citation)

The procedure which allows users of a computer system comprising a plurality of computers connected in a local area network to share both file resources and application programs on the local area network without modification to existing programs which were designed to run in a non-network environmen ...


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Barbara A Barker, Irene H Hernandez, Beverly H Machart: In-line dynamic editor for mixed object documents. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Michael E Whitham, March 21, 1989: US04815029 (251 worldwide citation)

A method for the intelligent, in-line, dynamic editing of documents containing mixed object types on a computer work station is disclosed. The mixed object types may be text objects, draw graphics objects, business graphics objects, and tables objects. The editor executes actions on use selected obj ...


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Marvin Sendrow: System for authenticating users and devices in on-line transaction networks. C Lamont Whitham, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, March 2, 1982: US04317957 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for efficiently protecting transactions and providing authentication of users and devices in on-line systems that transfer funds electronically, dispense cash, or provide a good or permit a service to be utilized is provided. The transaction may be initiated by a magnetic-striped plastic ca ...


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Rex A McCaskill, John S Wang: Graphic highlight adjacent a pointing cursor. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, October 6, 1987: US04698625 (212 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed which facilitates the selection by a user of a graphic object on a display screen. Selection is by means of a pointing cursor which is moved about the display screen by means of a pointing device having a select button. When the pointing cursor is brought within a predetermi ...


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Patrenahalli M Narendra, Karl M Fant, Carl P Graf: Human engineered remote driving system. Honeywell, C Lamont Whitham, Michael E Whitham, W Boswell Childs, August 8, 1989: US04855822 (197 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for driving a vehicle from a remote control station achieving tele-operation of the vehicle. A television sensor mounted on the vehicle provides video image information which is reduced in bandwidth by a factor of approximately 1000:1 for transmission by narrow ban ...


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Larry W Henson, Amal A Shaheen Gouda, Todd A Smith: System for file and record locking between nodes in a distributed data processing environment maintaining one copy of each file lock. International Business Machines Corporation, C Lamont Whitham, April 13, 1993: US05202971 (191 worldwide citation)

A conventional single node operating system is provided with a distributed file management system (DFS) with a plurality of nodes and a plurality of files. The DFS uses the UNIX operating system tree structure employing inodes (data structure containing administrative information for each file) to m ...


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Barbara A Barker, Irene H Hernandez: Implicit creation of a superblock data structure. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, April 19, 1988: US04739477 (172 worldwide citation)

An application composite editor for compound documents containing not only text but also graphics and tables to facilitate the manipulation of object sets in the formatting algorithm. The editor works with a page layout philosphy wherein data objects reside on the page and data resides in the data o ...


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Barbara A Barker, Irene H Hernandez, Rex A McCaskill: Editing of a superblock data structure. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Michael E Whitham, February 2, 1988: US04723211 (166 worldwide citation)

Improvements in an application composite eidtor for compound documents containing not only text but also graphics and tables facilitate the manipulation of object sets in the formatting algorithm. The editor works with a page layout philosophy wherein data objects reside on the page and data resides ...


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Robert J Torres: Method of navigating among program menus using a graphical menu tree. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham Michael E Whitham, April 11, 1989: US04821211 (165 worldwide citation)

The menu hierarchy of one or more computer programs on one or more computer systems is visually displayed in a graphical tree structure to facilitate the navigation by a user from one menu in a hierarchical structure of menus to another. Navigation from one menu to another is accomplished by selecti ...


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Richard T Brandle: Screen management system. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Thomas F Galvin, April 29, 1986: US04586158 (158 worldwide citation)

A method of providing efficient on-line and interactive application program utilization of an assortment of devices calling for different screen characteristics. An application programmer writes screen definitions for a particular device to be used. These definitions are stored exterior of the appli ...