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Philip Y Chang, Daniel J Coyle Jr, Dan C Hargrove, Domingo S Hidalgo: Program source code translator. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth C Hill, Andrew J Dillon, July 20, 1993: US05230049 (50 worldwide citation)

A pre-compiler for a host programming language contains a language dependent portion and a language independent portion. The language dependent portion extracts source file statements written in a supplemental language and converts them into a language independent format. The language independent st ...


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Elmer H Guritz, Tsiu C Chan: Virtual ground read only memory circuit. SGS Thomson Microelectronics, Kenneth C Hill, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, April 22, 1997: US05623438 (50 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor read only memory device includes memory cells arranged in a matrix of rows and columns; word lines crossing the matrix, wherein one word line is connected to each row of memory cells; and bit lines interdigitated with column lines and positioned such that each column of memory cells ...


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Chi K Lau: Method of forming a titanium disilicide. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, October 8, 1985: US04545116 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a metallic silicide on silicon or polysilicon in which a masking layer such as silicon dioxide is formed on a silicon slice and patterned to expose selected areas of the slice surface. The slice is then sputter etched followed by in situ deposition of a metal layer. The slice is ...


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Louisa Shaefer: Night light. Kenneth C Hill, Hill & Hunn, May 21, 2002: US06390647 (49 worldwide citation)

A night light design which allows for improved functionality over those heretofore available. The basic design is flexible enough to be adapted for either indoor or outdoor use, and for various brightness levels. Particularly for outdoor use, bulbs of up to 15 watts can be used, providing an increas ...


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Randy C Steele: User-writable random access memory logic block for programmable logic devices. SGS Thomson Microelectronics, Kenneth C Hill, Richard K Robinson, December 4, 1990: US04975601 (48 worldwide citation)

A standard logic block, or macrocell, is provided for use on programmable logic devices. The macrocell uses RAM to perform logic functions, and further includes circuitry which allows writing of data to the RAM during use. Each logic block can be configured at programming time to be either a user RA ...


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Vincent F Galante: Missing card warning device. Kenneth C Hill, Duke W Yee, June 30, 1992: US05125356 (48 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for alerting an owner of a credit card, debit card, or the like of a situation in which a card is missing from a card holder device. The device comprises a substantially planar sheet having an surface, a lower surface, an aligning edge, and at least two vacant edges and being c ...


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Satish Thatte, Donald W Oxley: Computer system enabling automatic memory management operations. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, Thomas W DeMond, Melvin Sharp, July 12, 1988: US04757438 (48 worldwide citation)

A computer system is provided which enables automatic memory operations independently of a CPU. The computer system includes a virtual machine and a logical memory system which is accessed by the virtual machine through a binding register unit, enabling the virtual machine to allocate blocks and spe ...


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Satish M Thatte, Thirumalai Sridhar, David S Ho, Han Tzong Yuan, Theo J Powell: Architecture and method for testing VLSI processors. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, June 24, 1986: US04597080 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for testing VLSI processors using a bit-sliced bus-oriented data path include data and control monitors and BIT for the on-chip memory. The data monitor is used to compress output data produced by the data path. BIT implementation of a functional test coupled with the data mon ...


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James H Cline, David M Chastain: Memory system using pipeline circuitry for improved speed. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, June 24, 1986: US04597061 (47 worldwide citation)

A memory apparatus including an array of storage elements connected to a plurality of addressing lines for selectively connecting a group of storage elements to a plurality of data lines. Control circuitry is also provided that is connected to the array for regulating the reading and writing of data ...


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Leah J H Busboom, Trent L Clausen, Stephen T Eagen, Harvey G Kiel, Robert J Manulik, Michael E Plute, Jeffrey E Remfert, Raymond F Romon: Display station controller. International Business Machines Corporation, Kenneth C Hill, Andrew J Dillon, January 16, 1996: US05485570 (46 worldwide citation)

A system for supporting graphics display sessions on remote terminals contains a processing subsystem dedicated to graphics support. Applications execute on a central processor, and display related graphics commands are executed on the separate graphics controller subsystem. The graphics subsystem i ...