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David C Baker, David F Bantz, Gregory A Flurry: Method and apparatus for wireless cursor position control. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Clark, Alexander Tognino, March 25, 1986: US04578674 (196 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for wireless cursor position control is disclosed herein. The apparatus comprises a wireless cursor position device and a separate control base whereby the direction and velocity of motion of the position device is monitored by the control base and used said direction and velo ...


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Brian S Beaman: Elastomeric area array interposer. International Business Machines Corporation, Blaney Harper, George E Clark, Maurice H Klitzman, March 12, 1991: US04998885 (172 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an interposer for electrically connecting two substrates with high density interconnections. The interposer comprises an elastomeric material surrounding fine metal wires which extend through the elastomeric material. The elastomeric material provides mechanical support and e ...


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Michael Burstein, Se J Hong, Richard N Pelavin: Simultaneous placement and wiring for VLSI chips. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Clark, Jack M Arnold, Thomas P Dowd, June 3, 1986: US04593363 (142 worldwide citation)

For designing the layout of a master-slice VLSI chip steps for placing components and for determining the wiring pattern interconnecting them are alternated in an iterative process. The chip area is partitioned into subareas of decreasing size, the set of components is partitioned into subsets which ...


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Donald Panzik, David Smith: Nasal oxygen therapy mask. George E Clark, May 12, 1981: US04266540 (124 worldwide citation)

An oxygen mask which covers only a patient's nose is attached to the patient by a flexible strap. A clip is attached to the outer surface of the mask to hold the portion of the mask firmly in place relative to the bridge of the patient's nose. An exhaust port is included in the mask. The mask also i ...


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Gopalaswamy Soora, Vernon Lawton Tice: Multimedia distribution network including video switch. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, George E Clark, May 26, 1998: US05756280 (123 worldwide citation)

A multimedia information distribution system includes one or more servers, each server having access to a database storing multimedia information for distribution to subscribers, each of the servers connected to a network such as an Asynchronous transfer Mode (ATM) packet switching network, a number ...


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Bhuwan Agrawal, Stephen E Bello, Wilm E Donath, San Y Han, Joseph Hutt Jr, Jerome M Kurtzberg, Roger I McMillan, Reini J Norman, Cyril A Price, Ralph W Wilk: Timing driven placement. International Business Machines Corporation, Charles B Lobsenz, Blaney Harper, George E Clark, June 8, 1993: US05218551 (119 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method of designing an integrated circuit in which the steps of designing the circuit are optimized by a formal hierarchy. This method, called Timing Driven Placement, of designing an integrated circuit avoids detailed optimization which consumes enormous computational resources. ...


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Michael H Hartung, Arthur H Nolta, David G Reed, Gerald E Tayler: Load balancing in a multiunit system. International Business Machines Corporation, Herbert F Somermeyer, James A Pershon, George E Clark, December 30, 1986: US04633387 (117 worldwide citation)

In a multiunit data processing system, such as a multicontrol unit peripheral data storage system, a least busy one of the units requests work to be done from a busier unit. The busier unit, a work sending unit, supplies work to the work requesting or least busy unit. Work thresholds in the respecti ...


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Michael H Hartung, Gerald E Tayler: Method and apparatus for grouping asynchronous recording operations. International Business Machines Corporation, H F Somermeyer, James A Pershon, George E Clark, January 13, 1987: US04636946 (107 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to demotion of data to a backing store (disk storage apparatus--DASD) from a random access cache in a peripheral data storage system. A cache replacement control list, such as a least recently used (LRU) list is scanned in a soon-to-be replaced first portion (portion closest t ...


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John Howard Barker, Gennaro Battiloro, Gary Robert McClurg, Guy Francis Verrier, Gary Edward Webb: Method of obtaining a second function from keys on a keyboard using pressure differentiation. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard A Tomlin, George E Clark, Raymond M Galasso, October 7, 1997: US05675329 (102 worldwide citation)

A method of obtaining a second function from keys on a standard QWERTY configured computer keyboard that have only a first function when struck individually is disclosed. First, the force applied by the user on the keyboard is measured and detected during a first period of time, and the normal level ...


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Richard E Matick, Daniel T Ling: Distributed, on-chip cache. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Clark, Thomas P Dowd, March 18, 1986: US04577293 (96 worldwide citation)

The cache reload time in small computer systems is improved by using a distributed cache located on the memory chips. The large bandwidth between the main memory and cache is the usual on-chip interconnecting lines which avoids pin input/output problems. This distributed cache is achieved by the use ...