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John Francis Baxter Jr: Desktop telephony system. BaxTech Asia, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, March 9, 2010: US07676026 (116 worldwide citation)

A telephony system providing automated authentication, adaptive navigation, full voice dictation and outbound calling.


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Thomas Weller, Bojana Zivanovic: Dual-feed series microstrip patch array. University of South Florida, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, November 22, 2011: US08063832 (47 worldwide citation)

A sub-array of slot-coupled microstrip antennas fed using microstrip lines on an opposing substrate. Also provided is an omni-directional antenna comprised of six of the sub-arrays arranged in a hexagonal fashion. The gain of the antenna is ˜6 dB with a 3 dB elevation beam width of ˜30 degrees. The ...


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Sean J Barbeau, Philip L Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi, Sasha Dos Santos: On-demand emergency notification system using GPS-equipped devices. University of South Florida, Molly L Sauter, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, March 27, 2012: US08145183 (34 worldwide citation)

Provided is an emergency locator system adapted for GPS-enabled wireless devices. Global Positioning System (GPS) technology is and Location Based Services (LBS) are used to determine the exact location of a user and communicate information relating to the emergency status of that location. The user ...


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Huseyin Arslan, Mustafa Emin Sahin: Reception and measurement of MIMO-OFDM signals with a single receiver. University of South Florida, Andriy Lytvyn, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, August 7, 2012: US08238463 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of receiving Multiple Input Multiple Output—Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Accessing (MIMO-OFDMA) signals using a single receiver rather than multiple receivers and performing measurements specific to various parts of MIMO-OFDMA systems using all measurable parameters of MIMO-OFDMA ...


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Sean J Barbeau, Philip L Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi: Wireless emergency-reporting system. University of South Florida, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, October 25, 2011: US08045954 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of providing emergency related information to and from a centralized location over a wireless network. The method utilizes cellular phones in emergency communications and entails two embodiments that employ location-aware technologies, in portable form, in security applications. One embodim ...


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Barry D Flagg: Life insurance policy evaluation method. TheInsuranceAdvisor Technologies, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, April 13, 2010: US07698158 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of evaluating a permanent life insurance policy including the steps of accessing a policy illustration, establishing an effective life span of the policy illustration, identifying a first amount attributed to death benefit claims, identifying a second amount attributed to premium loads, ide ...


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Pranab Mohanty, Sudeep Sarkar, Rangachar Kasturi: Reconstruction of biometric image templates using match scores. University of South Florida, Molly L Sauter, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, April 24, 2012: US08165352 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of reconstructing biometric face image templates of a face recognition system (FRS) using the match scores or distances provided by the FRS. The match scores represent the distance between a image introduced to the FRS and the unknown image template stored in the FRS. The present method use ...


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Sean J Barbeau, Philip L Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi: Travel assistant device. University of South Florida, Anton J Hopen, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, March 20, 2012: US08138907 (16 worldwide citation)

A travel assistant device to help individuals use transit systems. The device is particularly suited to help individuals with special needs (i.e. physical or mental disabilities) successfully navigate the transit system through cues that are delivered through the device. In certain embodiments the d ...


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Sean J Barbeau, Philip L Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi: Optimizing performance of location-aware applications using state machines. University of South Floirda, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, October 11, 2011: US08036679 (14 worldwide citation)

A location-aware method that dynamically adjusts software parameters in Location-Based Service (LBS) applications in real-time based on environmental conditions and application requirements. The invention saves power expended during position calculations while increasing application performance, opt ...


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Rajesh Ganesan, Tapas K Das, Kandethody M Ramachandran: System for multiresolution analysis assisted reinforcement learning approach to run-by-run control. University of South Florida, Courtney M Dunn, Smith & Hopen P A, March 2, 2010: US07672739 (12 worldwide citation)

A new multiresolution analysis (wavelet) assisted reinforcement learning (RL) based control strategy that can effectively deal with both multiscale disturbances in processes and the lack of process models. The application of wavelet aided RL based controller represents a paradigm shift in the contro ...



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