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Craig Allen
Nemmara Chithambaram, Craig Allen Miller: Meeting location determination using spatio-semantic modeling. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, March 8, 2005: US06865538 (15 worldwide citation)

One or more embodiments of the invention provide a method, method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for determining a meeting location. A location for each of two or more persons is obtained. A central location is then determined based on the obtained locations. A list of activity preferences f ...


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Craig Allen
Nemmara Chithambaram, Craig Allen Miller: Meeting location determination using spatio-semantic modeling. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, Howard Hughes Center, February 26, 2004: US20040039579-A1

One or more embodiments of the invention provide a method, method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for determining a meeting location. A location for each of two or more persons is obtained. A central location is then determined based on the obtained locations. A list of activity preferences f ...


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Kenneth W O&apos Flaherty, Richard G Stellwagen Jr, Todd A Walter, Reid M Watts, David A Ramsey, Adriaan W Veldhuisen, Renda K Ozden: Privacy-enhanced database. NCR Corporation, Gates & Cooper, June 26, 2001: US06253203 (425 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for storing and retrieving data in a database implementing privacy control is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a data storage device, storing a database table comprising a plurality of data columns an at least one data control col ...


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William P Van Antwerp, John J Mastrototaro: Sensor including UV-absorbing polymer and method of manufacture. MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, July 2, 2002: US06413393 (385 worldwide citation)

A sensor is provided that includes at least one functional coating layer that includes a UV-absorbing polymer. Methods for making the inventive sensors are also provided.


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Rakesh Agrawal, Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, Prabhakar Raghavan: Multilevel taxonomy based on features derived from training documents classification using fisher values as discrimination values. International Business Machines Corporation, Gates & Cooper, May 15, 2001: US06233575 (352 worldwide citation)

A system, process, and article of manufacture for organizing a large text database into a hierarchy of topics and for maintaining this organization as documents are added and deleted and as the topic hierarchy changes. Given sample documents belonging to various nodes in the topic hierarchy, the tok ...


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Frank Saidara, John Joseph Mastrototaro, Charles Vallet Tolle, John C Mueller Jr, Jeff B Sanders, Edward S Nielsen: System for monitoring physiological characteristics. Medtronic MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, July 15, 2008: US07399277 (342 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for medical monitoring physiological characteristic values such as blood glucose levels for the treatment of diabetes, are presented. The apparatuses and methods provide for preventing any negative consequence in the operation of a monitor and/or infusion device as a result o ...


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James Kelly Fox, Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin, Mark C Estes, Frank Saidara: System for monitoring physiological characteristics. Medtronic MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, April 4, 2006: US07022072 (342 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for medical monitoring physiological characteristics values such as blood glucose levels for the treatment of diabetes, are presented. The apparatuses and methods provide dynamic glucose monitoring functions that perform predictive analysis to anticipate harmful conditions, s ...


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David J Vachon, Brooks B Cochran, Bill C Ponder: Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors. MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, November 4, 2003: US06642015 (314 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a biocompatible membrane comprising a hydrophilic polyurea composition. The hydrophilic polyurea composition comprises the product of a reaction mixture comprising (a) an amino terminated polysiloxane, (b) a hydrophilic polymer selected from the group consisting of a diamino terminated ...


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William Peter Van Antwerp, Christian C Decker, John J Mastrototoro: Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors. Minimed, Gates & Cooper, August 31, 2004: US06784274 (309 worldwide citation)

Methods for reducing the electrode impedance of implantable biosensors by coating the surface of the biosensor with a uniform hydrogel which allows unimpeded water movement around the sensor are provided. The surface coatings are compositions which are biocompatible and are capable of water uptake o ...


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John J Mastrototaro, Richard E Purvis, Edgardo C Halili, Eric Johnson: Test plug and cable for a glucose monitor. MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, July 9, 2002: US06418332 (308 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for electrically connecting a medical glucose monitor to a glucose sensor set, as well as for testing the operation of the glucose monitor, monitor cable and glucose sensor set are provided. In one embodiment, an electric cable comprises a cable member, a first connector and ...



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