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William J Worthen, Scott M Evans, Suzanne C Winter, David Balding: Method and system for treating cardiac arrest using hypothermia. Alsius Corporation, John L Rogitz, November 21, 2000: US06149670 (112 worldwide citation)

A method for treating cardiac arrest includes defibrillating the patient and/or ventilating the patient and/or administering a cardiac arrest drug such as epinephrine to resuscitate the patient, and then cooling the patient using one or more cooling catheter positioned in the central venous system o ...


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Deepak R Kenchammana Hoskote, Prasenjit Sarkar: System and method for a log-based non-volatile write cache in a storage controller. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, February 4, 2003: US06516380 (108 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method and system for accelerating writes to a storage controller by performing log-based sequential write caching of data to be written on a storage device. The data in the log is moved to the storage array later when the system is less active. As a result, random writes are ...


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Robert Hotto: System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor. John L Rogitz, January 26, 1999: US05864754 (103 worldwide citation)

A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fidelity and sensit ...


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Frank M Richmond: Needleless valve for use in intravenous infusion. John L Rogitz, July 8, 1997: US05645538 (103 worldwide citation)

An IV component has at least one opening and a valve associated with the opening. The valve is normally closed to prevent fluid communication through the opening. A needleless connector can be engaged with a male element of the valve to open the valve and thereby establish a passageway for fluid com ...


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Anthony A Nobles: Ball joint for neurosurgery. Neuro Navigational Corporation, John L Rogitz, November 23, 1993: US05263956 (101 worldwide citation)

A ball joint for holding a neurosurgery tool in a predetermined orientation relative to a patient's skull has a plate that fits onto the skull. The plate is formed with a socket, and a ball is rotatably positioned in the socket. The ball, in turn, is formed with a bore, and the neurosurgery tool can ...


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Rakesh Agrawal, Roberto Javier Bayardo, Dimitrios Gunopulos, Ching Tien Howard Ho, Sunita Sarawagi, John Christopher Shafer, Ramakrishnan Srikant: System and method for organizing repositories of semi-structured documents such as email. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 15, 2003: US06592627 (97 worldwide citation)

A user can easily organize computerized document folders by associating a few sample documents in the document database with each folder. The present invention learns folder profiles based on the sample documents and moves the remaining documents into the folders accordingly. In this way, the user c ...


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Carlton Wayne Niblack: Computer file directory system displaying visual summaries of visual data in desktop computer documents for quickly identifying document content. International Business Machines, John L Rogitz, January 30, 2001: US06181342 (95 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface to desktop documents presents a visual display of visual summaries extracted from still image files, video image files, presentation slide documents, and word processing documents that include figures therein, in a computer file system, in response to a computer user reque ...


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Wendy S Ark, D Christopher Dryer: Computer input device with biosensors for sensing user emotions. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, February 20, 2001: US06190314 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and system for correlating physiological attributes including heart rate, temperature, general somatic activity (GSA), and galvanic skin response (GSR) to N emotions of a user of a computer input device, such as a mouse. Sensors are in the mouse to sense the physiological attributes, which ...


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Peter Rae Shintani, Shigeharu Kondo: Channel selection in digital television. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, John L Rogitz, December 9, 2003: US06661472 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus implementing a technique for selecting a channel in a digital television. In one implementation, selecting a channel includes: receiving a major and minor channel number sequence, including a major channel number, a delimiter, and a minor channel number, where the delimiter sep ...


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Jorge Campello De Souza, Dharmendra Shantilal Modha, Sridhar Rajagopalan: System and method for generating low density parity check codes using bit-filling. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, September 7, 2004: US06789227 (93 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method is for generating low-density parity check (LDPC) codes. One aspect of the invention includes a method for generating high rate LDPC codes that first constructs a matrix (H) of size m×n having m rows of check nodes and n columns of bit nodes. The matrix meets ...