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Craig T Moncreiff: Computer network chat room based on channel broadcast in real time. Interactive Broadcaster Services, John L Rogitz, October 27, 1998: US05828839 (369 worldwide citation)

A computer network chat room system includes plural chat rooms, with the conversation in each chat room being related to the program being broadcast real-time over a respective TV or radio channel in a user-defined time zone. Computer users access the chat rooms via the Internet by inputting their d ...


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Christopher E d Eon, Thomas B Bolt: System and method for assessing effectiveness of internet marketing campaign. StraightUp Software, John L Rogitz, December 21, 1999: US06006197 (285 worldwide citation)

A Web advertising measurement system that correlates the number of impressions of Web advertisements with post-impression transactional activity to measure the effectiveness of the advertisements. When a user clicks on a banner advertisement, an impression is established and the user's identificatio ...


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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, David Andrew Gibson, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Andrew Tomkins: Method for interactively creating an information database including preferred information elements, such as preferred-authority, world wide web pages. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 12, 2002: US06356899 (271 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying, filtering, ranking and cataloging information elements; as for example, World Wide Web pages, of the Internet in whole, part, or in combination. The method is preferably implemented in computer software and features steps for enabling a user to interactively create an infor ...


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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, Martin Henk van den Berg: System and method for focussed web crawling. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 9, 2002: US06418433 (264 worldwide citation)

A focussed Web crawler learns to recognize Web pages that are relevant to the interest of one or more users, from a set of examples provided by the users. It then explores the Web starting from the example set, using the statistics collected from the examples and other analysis on the link graph of ...


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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Method for tubal electroligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, September 17, 1996: US05556396 (243 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Apparatus and method for venous ligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, August 1, 1995: US05437664 (241 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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Allan J Camaisa, E Tracy Wadkins, Karen M Gayda: Interactive visual ordering system. High Technology Solutions, John L Rogitz, December 1, 1998: US05845263 (205 worldwide citation)

A portable interactive visual ordering system and method utilizing full-color images. The system may be used by a restaurant to facilitate ordering menu items by a customer. The customer can request the system to display full-color images of a menu item as a help to decide what to order. The custome ...


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Matthias Eichstaedt, Qi Lu: Integrated touch-skin notification system for wearable computing devices. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, April 17, 2001: US06218958 (196 worldwide citation)

A tactile notification device that can be embodied in, e.g., a wristwatch, communicates via wireless link with plural personal computing devices, including cellular telephones, pagers, and palm top computers, of the person wearing the notification device. When one of the personal computing devices a ...


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Earl D Sacerdoti, David Foote, Mark T Davis, Leigh Rosser, Humberto C Gerola, Philip J Bernosky, John M McGraw, Wolfgang H Gerola: User-friendly graphics generator using direct manipulation. Portola Dimensional Systems, John L Rogitz, February 13, 2001: US06188403 (191 worldwide citation)

A 3D graphics generation and display application for PCs and laptops in a business environment includes an authoring mode screen which lists database elements sought to be graphically displayed, along with a list of variables pertaining to the database elements. Also, the application presents a menu ...


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Dragutin Petkovic, Dulce Beatriz Ponceleon, Savitha Srinivasan: System and method for automatic audio content analysis for word spotting, indexing, classification and retrieval. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, February 6, 2001: US06185527 (177 worldwide citation)

A system and method for indexing an audio stream for subsequent information retrieval and for skimming, gisting, and summarizing the audio stream includes using special audio prefiltering such that only relevant speech segments that are generated by a speech recognition engine are indexed. Specific ...