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Gregory M Bednar, Thomas E Carr, James W Donahue, Robert F Hendrix Jr, Richard J Kuklentz, William A Uhrich: Method and system for bill presentation and payment reconciliation. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, November 3, 1998: US05832460 (366 worldwide citation)

A system and method for electronically creating, presenting, paying and reconciling bills includes an electronic bill presenter in electronic communication with bill originators, bill payers and respective banks. The electronic bill presenter receives bill data from bill originators, creates bills i ...


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George M Dolan, Christopher J Holloway, Stephen M Matyas Jr: Public key data communications system under control of a portable security device. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, February 18, 1997: US05604801 (249 worldwide citation)

A data communications system is described in which messages are processed using public key cryptography with a private key unique to one or more users (150) under the control of a portable security device (120), such as a smart card, held by each user, the system comprising: a server (130) for perfo ...


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Gregory M Bednar, Thomas E Carr, Craig D Curley, Lynn P Curley, Dorothy I Mazina, Paul L Olson, Filip J Yeskel: Method and apparatus for image processing at remote sites. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, April 9, 1996: US05506691 (207 worldwide citation)

An image processing and retrieval system in which images are captured and stored at the remote site where the document processor is located, with codelines from the documents captured and transmitted to a central host computer site, whereby the accounting and financial records may be done at the hos ...


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Matthew S Hecht: Data processing system with improved work flow system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, Kenneth A Seaman, July 9, 1996: US05535322 (180 worldwide citation)

A Work Flow Manager (WFM), or process manager, is the software to manage and control the flow of work items from one function to the next in a well-defined application process to achieve the complete processing of those work items. Applications of WFMs include the processing of imaged or multimedia ...


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David B Elder, Stephen P Krosner, Paul E Miller, Harold R Skinner: Business process objects with associated attributes such as version identifier. International Business Machines Corporation, John J Timar, Kenneth A Seaman, July 9, 1996: US05535389 (119 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to systems and methods for providing a repeatable business process capability in an object oriented computing environment. Business process information, including a set of object-action messages and the logical sequence in which the messages are executed is captured ...


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Dennis G Abraham, Glen P Double, Steven W Neckyfarow: Secure component authentication system. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, Mitchell S Bigel, January 17, 1989: US04799061 (112 worldwide citation)

A system for authenticating components in a communications system using cryptographic techniques to determine if each has the proper key without disclosing information which would be useful to an imposter in deriving the key. A random number generated at a first terminal is encrypted under its key f ...


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Craig Dennis Curley, Thomas Chester Smith, Filip Jay Yeskel: Image quality analysis method and apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Francis A Sirr, Kenneth A Seaman, November 11, 1997: US05687250 (105 worldwide citation)

A document imaging system includes means whereby a large number of anomalous condition indicators or flags that define anomalous conditions that may occur as a result of the operation of a document scanner and/or document processor. A computationally efficient subset of flags and flag combinations i ...


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Lester W Dunaway: Multimodal remote control device having electrically alterable keypad designations. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, Andrew J Dillon, September 12, 1995: US05450079 (97 worldwide citation)

A multimodal hand-held remote control device is disclosed which may be utilized for selecting designated functions in a plurality of multimedia processing units. Multiple user selectable keypads are provided for initiating transmission of control signals utilizing a wireless transmission system, suc ...


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William Van Durrett, Gerald W Hieronymus, Marguerite A Pond, Todd D Price, Margaret L S Scurry, William C Steene: Automated palletizing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Homer L Knearl, Karl O Hesse, Kenneth A Seaman, March 26, 1996: US05501571 (95 worldwide citation)

An automatic palletizer system loads a random set of different size and weight boxes onto a pallet without a prior knowledge of the boxes to be loaded. As the boxes pass along a conveyor belt on the way to the pallet, a weighing, dimensioning, and scanning station determines the weight, dimensions a ...


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Jean Louis Calvignac, Gordon Taylor Davis, Anthony Matteo Gallo, Marco C Heddes, Ross Boyd Leavens, Michael Steven Siegel: Method and system for frame and protocol classification. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth A Seaman, August 10, 2004: US06775284 (92 worldwide citation)

A system and method of protocol and frame classification in a system for data processing (e.g., switching or routing data packets or frames). The present invention includes analyzing a portion of the packet or frame according to predetermined tests, then storing key characteristics of the packet for ...