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Caglan M Aras, Luther B Griffin, Fuyung Lai, Arthur James Stagg, Kian Bon Kho Sy: Method and apparatus for monitoring audio-visual materials presented to a subscriber. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, February 16, 1999: US05872588 (538 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for content coding of Audio-Visual materials is presented. The content coding can then be decoded by a home station where the content coding is collected and processed. The content codes are utilized by the subscribers home station to collect information on the subscribers sel ...


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Paul C Hershey, Donald B Johnson, An V Le, Stephen M Matyas, John G Waclawsky, John D Wilkins: Network security system and method using a parallel finite state machine adaptive active monitor and responder. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, John E Hoel, John D Flynn, May 9, 1995: US05414833 (377 worldwide citation)

A system and method provide a security agent, consisting of a monitor and a responder, that respond to a detected security event in a data communications network, by producing and transmitting a security alert message to a network security manager. The alert is a security administration action which ...


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Frederic Jacques Bauchot, Frederic Bernard Lefevre, Luc Louis Revardel: Medium access control scheme for wireless LAN using a variable length interleaved time division frame. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen T Keohane, John D Flynn, July 1, 1997: US05644576 (338 worldwide citation)

A Medium Access (MAC) Protocol is utilized for wireless access, preferrably over a radio frequency channel, for a plurality of remote stations to a base station on a LAN. The MAC protocol is based on a reservation scheme for user data traffic and a random access technique for control and signalling ...


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Denis G Kingberg, Ellen Margaret McCubbin, William John Martin: Method and apparatus for logical data access to a physical relational database. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, March 31, 1998: US05734887 (280 worldwide citation)

Logical Data Access to the physical structure of a relational database is provided for one or more Applications. Applications are developed using the logical entity types and logical entity type attribute names as described in a logical data model. The Applications then use a Logical Data Access Int ...


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Steven K Miller, Frank E Mandato, Suresh K Gursahaney: System, data processing method and program to provide a programmable interface between a workstation and an archive server to automatically store telephone transaction information. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, John E Hoel, March 28, 1995: US05402474 (229 worldwide citation)

A system, data processing method and program provide a programmable interface between a workstation and an archive server to automatically store information derived from a telephone transaction. The archive server stores a data base of records having a plurality of category fields for information de ...


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Frederic Bauchot: Method and apparatus for providing wireless access to an ATM network. Armonk Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, October 19, 1999: US05970062 (197 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, an adaptive and efficient MAC protocol for wireless access to an ATM network is capable of supporting any type of ATM service class with associated Quality of Services parameters. An ATM cell-switched architecture is utilized in which several ATM Mobile Terminals ...


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Christopher J Holloway: Transaction processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, February 18, 1997: US05604802 (179 worldwide citation)

A transaction processing system comprises at least one transaction terminal (10, 11, 12) having means to receive characteristic data from a user, which characteristic data is required to generate a characteristic image associated with the user, such as an image of the user's signature, from data sto ...


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Caglan M Aras, Luther B Griffin, Fuyung Lai, Arthur James Stagg, Kian Bon Kho Sy: Method and apparatus for screening audio-visual materials presented to a subscriber. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, May 26, 1998: US05757417 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the automatic access control to multimedia presentations at the receiver in accordance with a viewer selected access mode and access classification data encoded into the multimedia presentation. Screening classification codes (SCCs) are embedded in the Audio Visual Materia ...


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Don Michael Pritchett: Communication system and methods utilizing a reactively controlled directive array. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond, John D Flynn, June 16, 1998: US05767807 (172 worldwide citation)

A reactively controlled directive antenna array that has a single central monopole or dipole as a radiating element excited directly by a feed system. A plurality of parasitic elements surround the radiating element and through changing the state of the parasitic impedance causing the antenna to be ...


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Robert T Cato, Richard H Harris, Hollis P Posey: Time division multiplexed batch mode item identification system. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, Joscelyn G Cockburn, July 23, 1996: US05539394 (156 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method are disclosed for communicating between a central location and a plurality of identification tags or labels located in a container or in a space without separately passing each tag or labeled product through a read station. The disclosure includes use of hashing to reduce the am ...



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