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Joseph E Augenbraun, Larry A Pearlstein, Michael A Plotnick: Broadcast interactive multimedia system. Hitachi America, Peter L Michaelson, John T Peoples, Michaelson & Wallace, April 1, 1997: US05617565 (504 worldwide citation)

A procedure for selecting and storing data elements communicated from a common database to users of the database utilizing a communication link between each transmitter and a concomitant receiver accessible by the user. The transmitted information is augmented with attributes which are used at the r ...


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Scott C Deerwester, Susan T Dumais, George W Furnas, Richard A Harshman, Thomas K Landauer, Karen E Lochbaum, Lynn A Streeter: Computer information retrieval using latent semantic structure. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, John T Peoples, June 13, 1989: US04839853 (413 worldwide citation)

A methodology for retrieving textual data objects is disclosed. The information is treated in the statistical domain by presuming that there is an underlying, latent semantic structure in the usage of words in the data objects. Estimates to this latent structure are utilized to represent and retriev ...


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Paul A Katz, Amir A Sadrian: Automated system for generating procurement lists. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, John T Peoples, June 29, 1993: US05224034 (170 worldwide citation)

An automated system and concomitant methodology for minimizing the procurement costs of products and for generating a list of selected products based on the results of the minimization is disclosed for the Business Volume Discount regime. The system processing covers purchasing situations wherein mu ...


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Michael A Kret: Distributed management support system for software managers. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, John T Peoples, June 14, 1988: US04751635 (148 worldwide citation)

A management system utilizes a distributed network having a host computer connected to one or more computer based workstations. Separate, on-line softward support systems provide the execution environment for the system. Each support system provides data that reflects one or more aspects of a life c ...


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Bhaskarpillai Gopinath, David Kurshan: Composition of systems of objects by interlocking coordination, projection, and distribution. Network Programs, John T Peoples, June 17, 1997: US05640546 (142 worldwide citation)

A methodology for developing scalable systems based on a technique for the composition of objects to form a larger, composite object using Interface Cycles, which are canonical programs, hardware, or abstractions which interlock protection, distribution, and coordination of data and control from the ...


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Walter D Sincoskie: Interconnection of broadcast networks. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, John T Peoples, November 10, 1987: US04706080 (125 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for effecting transmission over a generally cyclic communication system comprising numerous networks interconnected by gateway pairs. Each gateway of each pair implements a store-and-forward protocol whereby each gateway forwards message packets propagated over its associated ...


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Michael J Muller: System for controlling computer processing utilizing a multifunctional cursor with decoupling of pointer and image functionalities in space and time. Bell Communications Research, John T Peoples, January 8, 1991: US04984152 (117 worldwide citation)

A human-computer interface for executing computer operations on data objects under control of a multifunctional cursor which represents multiple computer operations visually in the cursor, which facilitates execution of repeated operations through a "cycle" capability, and which decouples pointer an ...


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Bhaskarpillai Gopinath: Personalized services, including a personal presence, for customers based upon collected personal preferences. Network Machines, John T Peoples, November 23, 1999: US05990885 (103 worldwide citation)

An arrangement to provide personalized services to customers, such as hotel guests or hospital patients, wherein the personalized services are based upon a personal preference profile collected for each individual. The services are displayed to the guest or patient via an in-room monitor. Moreover, ...


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Komandur R Krishnan, Teunis J Ott: Routing of network traffic. Bell Communications Research, John T Peoples, November 29, 1988: US04788721 (97 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for routing service requests through a network comprising nodes interconnected with links. The network is also arranged so that each node may communicate with each of the other nodes. At preselected time intervals, sets of routes through the network are generated in response t ...


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Shuo Yen R Li: Traffic flow control and call set-up in multi-hop broadband networks. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, John T Peoples, July 7, 1992: US05128932 (94 worldwide citation)

A methodology is disclosed for traffic control administered locally at each individual node in a packet network. Packet level controls at a node pertain to whether to admit a new packet into the network and whether to momentarily detain passing-through packets. The nodes apply the "back-pressure" of ...