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Robert E Todd Sr, Aaron C Glahe, Adam H Pendleton: Method for network self security assessment. Richard S Carson & Assoc, Kirk D Houser, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, February 6, 2001: US06185689 (280 worldwide citation)

Security vulnerabilities of one or more target hosts are assessed by a remote or local host via a server. The hosts and the server are coupled to the internet and communicate via hypertext pages and email. A user at an arbitrary host on the internet inputs data identifying the user and/or the arbitr ...


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Charles B Seidman, Daniel M Sossaman II: Method and system for rewarding use of a universal identifier, and/or conducting a financial transaction. Universal Identity Technologies, Kirk D Houser, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, December 30, 2003: US06671358 (213 worldwide citation)

A method for conducting a financial transaction corresponding to a good or service includes providing a plurality of first credit or debit devices; associating a universal identifier with each of the first credit or debit devices; associating one of the first credit or debit devices with a plurality ...


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Ogan Ocali, Ergin Atalar: Method of magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopic analysis and associated apparatus employing a loopless antenna. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott Silverman, July 27, 1999: US05928145 (165 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopic analysis of a specimen which includes positioning the specimen within a main magnetic field and introducing an antenna having a loopless antenna portion in close proximity to the specimen. Radio frequency pulses are pro ...


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Michael M Wagner: System and method for notifying users about information or events of an enterprise. University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott Silverman, July 18, 2000: US06092102 (157 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a system for notifying intended recipients, such as clinicians, about information or events of a medical enterprise, such as a hospital. The system includes an information processing system for receiving information as received information. A database stores the received infor ...


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Thomas C Delahanty: Home voice mail and paging system using an answering machine and a wide variety of alarms. Dynamo Dresden, Arnold B Silverman, Kirk D Houser, March 28, 1995: US05402466 (78 worldwide citation)

Described is an automatic paging system that will alert a paging service subscriber to the occurrence of specific events at a remote location using a standard home type answering machine and/or a standard alarm system. The paging system works in conjunction with existing paging subscription services ...


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Vladimir M Doroshenko, Robert J Cotter: Method and apparatus for isolating ions in an ion trap with increased resolving power. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott Silverman, December 9, 1997: US05696376 (58 worldwide citation)

A method of operation of an ion trap mass spectrometer which isolates a first group of ions having a mass-to-charge ratio range is disclosed. The method includes producing ions from a plurality of atoms or molecules; trapping the ions in an ion trap by applying a trapping voltage to a ring electrode ...


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Joao A C Lima, Kendrick A Shunk, Ergin Atalar: Transesophageal magnetic resonance analysis method and apparatus. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, June 18, 2002: US06408202 (58 worldwide citation)

A method of transesophageal magnetic resonance analysis of a patient, such as an animal or human, includes providing a loopless antenna formed from a flexible coaxial cable having an extended center conductor at the distal end thereof. A distal portion of the loopless antenna is secured within a Lev ...


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Clifton W Callaway, Lawrence D Sherman: Method and apparatus employing a scaling exponent for selectively defibrillating a patient. The University of Pittsburgh, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, August 20, 2002: US06438419 (55 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator, which selectively delivers a defibrillation pulse to a patient, includes electrodes adapted for placement on the patient, a monitoring circuit for providing an electrocardiogram (ECG) of the patient, and a defibrillation pulse generator having an energy store for delivering a defibr ...


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Kevin H Orr, George S Mankaruse, Ali Asaria: Research In Motion, Kirk D Houser, Brij K Agarwal, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, March 28, 2006: US07019622 (51 worldwide citation)

A handheld electronic device includes a housing adapted to engage a holster, and a sensor having an input adapted to sense engagement of the housing with the holster and an output responsive to that engagement. The output includes an out-of-holster state and an in-holster state. A processor circuit ...


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Scott B Reeder, Ergin Atalar, Anthony Z Faranesh, Elliot R McVeigh: Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus and method of calibrating the same. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, February 13, 2001: US06188219 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of magnetic resonance imaging. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus having a plurality of gradient axes is employed. A plurality of imaging planes are employed with respect to the gradient axes. A plurality of gradient referencing pre-scans are executed for the imag ...