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Stephane Herman Maes, Jan Sedivy: Portable information and transaction processing system and method utilizing biometric authorization and digital certificate security. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, January 18, 2000: US06016476 (670 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a portable client PDA with a touch screen or other equivalent user interface and having a microphone and local central processing unit (CPU) for processing voice commands and for processing biometric data to provide user verification. The PDA also includes a memory for stori ...


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Dimitri Kanevsky: Display screen and window size related web page adaptation system. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, October 9, 2001: US06300947 (625 worldwide citation)

A web page adaptation system and method provides organization of viewing material associated with web sites for visual displays and windows on which these home pages are being viewed. A different viewing-access strategy is provided for such visual devices varying, for example, from standard PC monit ...


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Philip Shi Lung Yu: Loading balancing across servers in a computer network. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, February 26, 2002: US06351775 (391 worldwide citation)

A dynamic routing of object requests among a collection or cluster of servers factors the caching efficiency of the servers and the load balance or just the load balance. The routing information on server location can be dynamically updated by piggybacking meta information with the request response. ...


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Kishore A Papineni, Salim Roukos, Robert T Ward: Natural language task-oriented dialog manager and method. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, June 12, 2001: US06246981 (369 worldwide citation)

A system for conversant interaction includes a recognizer for receiving and processing input information and outputting a recognized representation of the input information. A dialog manager is coupled to the recognizer for receiving the recognized representation of the input information, the dialog ...


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Stephane H Maes, David M Lubensky, Andrzej Sakrajda: Universal IP-based and scalable architectures across conversational applications using web services for speech and audio processing resources. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, October 5, 2004: US06801604 (356 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for conversational computing and, in particular, to systems and methods for building distributed conversational applications using a Web services-based model wherein speech engines (e.g., speech recognition) and audio I/O systems are programmable services that can be asynchronous ...


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Dimitri Kanevsky, Stephane H Maes: Apparatus and methods for user recognition employing behavioral passwords. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, July 16, 2002: US06421453 (325 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling access of an individual to one of a computer and a service and a facility comprises the steps of: pre-storing a predefined sequence of intentional gestures performed by the individual during an enrollment session; extracting the predefined sequence of intentional gestures fr ...


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Chandrasekhar Narayanaswami, Edward Scott Kirkpatrick: System and methods for querying digital image archives using recorded parameters. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, F Chau & Associates, January 7, 2003: US06504571 (319 worldwide citation)

System and methods for querying digital image archives containing digital photographs and/or videos (collectively, “digital images”). The digital images are indexed in accordance with a plurality of recorded parameters including time, date and geographic location data (altitude and longitude), as we ...


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Daniel Coffman, Liam D Comerford, Steven DeGennaro, Edward A Epstein, Ponani Gopalakrishnan, Stephane H Maes, David Nahamoo: Conversational computing via conversational virtual machine. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Frank V DeRosa, November 14, 2006: US07137126 (314 worldwide citation)

A conversational computing system that provides a universal coordinated multi-modal conversational user interface (CUI) (10) across a plurality of conversationally aware applications (11) (i.e., applications that “speak” conversational protocols) and conventional applications (12). The conversationa ...


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Vittorio Castelli, Chung Sheng Li, Alexander Thomasian: Multidimensional data clustering and dimension reduction for indexing and searching. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M F Chau & Associates Jordan, September 19, 2000: US06122628 (305 worldwide citation)

An improved multidimensional data indexing technique that generates compact indexes such that most or all of the index can reside in main memory at any time. During the clustering and dimensionality reduction, clustering information and dimensionality reduction information are generated for use in a ...


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Shyh Kwei Chen, Jen Yao Chung, Mitchell A Cohen, Shiwa S Fu, Vibby Gottemukkala: Dynamic business process automation system using XML documents. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, January 14, 2003: US06507856 (299 worldwide citation)

A system for exchanging and merging messages over a network includes a server accessible by a plurality of remote browsers for transmitting a template including fields for information entry and a business system accessible by the server for generating a return document pursuant to information entere ...