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Patricia M McCown, Timothy J Conway, Karl M Jessen: Methods and apparatus for monitoring system performance. Allied Signal, Christopher N Malvone, Howard G Massung, Robert A Walsh, November 19, 1991: US05067099 (233 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for performing system monitoring and diagnostics is disclosed. In performing system monitoring, data is acquired from the system under test and compared to an event model. The event model comprises a database having event records which pre-define events which can occur. Each eve ...


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Patricia M McCown, Timothy J Conway: Methods and apparatus for performing system fault diagnosis. Allied Signal, Christopher N Malvone, Howard G Massung, Robert A Walsh, March 24, 1992: US05099436 (142 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic tool based on a hybrid knowledge representation of a system under test is disclosed. Data collected from the system during its operation is compared to an event based representation of the system which comprises a plurality of predefined events. An event is recognized when the collected ...


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Alan M Finn, Roger M Kieckhafer, Chris J Walter: Synchronizer for a fault tolerant multiple node processing system. Allied Signal, Howard G Massung, March 28, 1989: US04816989 (136 worldwide citation)

A synchronizer for each node in a multiple node processing system having a message interface for receiving sync and pre-sync time-dependent message, counter means for generating a local time, a time stamp memory having an entry for each node in the multiple node processing system, a time stamper res ...


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Roger M Kieckhafer, Alan M Finn, Chris J Walter: Task scheduler for a fault tolerant multiple node processing system. Allied Signal, Howard G Massung, February 14, 1989: US04805107 (118 worldwide citation)

A task scheduler for a fault tolerant multiple node processing system having a task activity list storing a set of application tasks, a priority scan list storing a selected portion of the set of application tasks, a completion status list also storing the same selected portion of the set of applica ...


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James M O Connor, Olaleye A Aina: Wide bandwidth solid state optical source. Allied Signal, Howard G Massung, May 4, 1993: US05208462 (107 worldwide citation)

A phosphor is placed on a light emitting surface of a solid state optical source. The phosphor absorbs the narrow bandwidth light from the optical source, and emits light that has a wide bandwidth. A lens is used to collect and focus the wide bandwidth light.


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Jeremy Ottenstein: Arrangement for automatically controlling brightness of cockpit displays. AlliedSignal, Donald B Paschburg, Howard G Massung, December 14, 1993: US05270818 (107 worldwide citation)

An automatic brightness control provides automatic compensation for the effects of ambient light on a display. A microprocessor interfaced to ambient light sensors, pilot selected brightness controls and a harmonization gain potentiometer, implements a control program and outputs a raster gain signa ...


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Frank S DeCarlo, Frank L Rosen, Desmond F Carey: Method for aiming towed field artillery pieces. AlliedSignal, Howard G Massung, January 25, 1994: US05280744 (100 worldwide citation)

Each towed field artillery piece in a battery of field artillery pieces uses a heading reference system having a "slave" azimuth gyro, pitch and roll angle sensors and a readout display for correcting azimuth and elevation during a fire mission. A master system includes a "master" azimuth gyro which ...


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Isadore R Paley, George Galuschak, Thomas Beneventano, Alex R Strashinsky Jr: Aiming and pointing system for ground based weapons equipment. AlliedSignal, Howard G Massung, January 9, 1996: US05481957 (93 worldwide citation)

Azimuth and elevation information relating to ground based weapons equipment is inputted to a north finding system. The system determines angular azimuth and elevation errors and transmits signals to a display arrangement for indicating the direction to rotate the system so as to eliminate the error ...


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Chris J Walter, Roger M Kieckhafer, Alan M Finn: Operations controller for a fault tolerant multiple node processing system. Allied Signal, Howard G Massung, Robert A Walsh, December 25, 1990: US04980857 (90 worldwide citation)

A task communicator for each node in a multiple node processing system having a data memory storing data received from a voter interface which is used for the execution of tasks by an associated applications processor, a next task register storing the identification code of the next task to be execu ...


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Chris J Walter, Roger M Kieckhafer, Alan M Finn: Operations controller for a fault tolerant multiple node processing system. Allied Signal, Howard G Massung, April 3, 1990: US04914657 (84 worldwide citation)

An operations controller for a multiple node fault tolerant processing system having a transmitter for transmitting inter-node messages, a plurality of receivers, each receiving inter-node messages from only one of the nodes and a message checker for checking each received message for physical and l ...