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Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharon Louise Nunes, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Barton Allen Smith, Thomas Guthrie Zimmerman: Method for biometric-based authentication in wireless communication for access control. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, Lacasse & Associates, November 16, 2004: US06819219 (297 worldwide citation)

Smart cards systems that are utilized in biometric authentication are slow in processing and have the cards themselves have the added disadvantage of being misplaced or lost. Moreover, storing biometric data (on a database) over a network poses security issues that in extreme instances can be compro ...


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Edwin J Selker: Pie menu graphical user interface. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Daniel E Johnson, Lacasse & Associates, April 15, 2003: US06549219 (169 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface includes a plurality of pie menu levels concentrically arranged. Located within the center most section are menu selections generally of greater importance, highest probability of use, historical favorites, category headings, tabs from a tab menu, as well as other high lev ...


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Robert E Medl: GUI guide for data mining. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ingrid Foerster, Lacasse & Associates, August 22, 2000: US06108004 (131 worldwide citation)

A GUI is used to reduce the large task of creating data mining objects into a structured series of smaller steps. Generic headings for a sequence of GUI panels used in developing data mining objects are: Introduction (Welcome) panel; Selection of technique and settings name panel; Selection of a dat ...


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Raymond Sepe Jr: Voice actuation with contextual learning for intelligent machine control. Electro Standards Laboratories, Lacasse & Associates, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, May 17, 2005: US06895380 (108 worldwide citation)

An interactive voice actuated control system for a testing machine such as a tensile testing machine is described. Voice commands are passed through a user-command predictor and integrated with a graphical user interface control panel to allow hands-free operation. The user-command predictor learns ...


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Hui I Hsiao, Kiran Mehta, Inderpal Singh Narang: Method for database assisted file system restore. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Khanh Q Tran Esq, Lacasse & Associates, December 17, 2002: US06496944 (99 worldwide citation)

Recovery of a filesystem directory structure is performed to restore it to any point in time and also to synchronize a database restore and a filesystem restore to bring the two restores to a database consistent state. A database management system (DBMS) manages external files and hierarchical direc ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Daniel Alexander Ford, Joann Ruvolo: Electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Alison Mortinger Esq, Lacasse & Associates, August 5, 2003: US06603489 (98 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. The system presents a user with an intelligent sequence of forms which query the user about events such as hotels for travel, attendees for meeting, etc. The initial information contained wi ...


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Frank Leymann, Dieter Roller: Ensuring atomicity for a collection of transactional work items in a workflow management system. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ray Strimaitis, Lacasse & Associates, December 28, 1999: US06009405 (96 worldwide citation)

A computerized transaction execution with a workflow management systems (WFMS) executes a process model consisting of a network of potentially distributed activities including transactional work items. A computerized methodology defines, controls and processes a collection of a transactional work it ...


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Frank Leymann, Dieter Roller: Events as activities in process models of workflow management systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Ray Strimaitis, Wesley L Strickland, Lacasse & Associates, May 16, 2000: US06065009 (95 worldwide citation)

WFMS execute a multitude of process models consisting of a network of potentially distributed activities. Within this structure is the implementation of events within WFMS like any other process activity. Thus events are implemented as event-activities, a special type of an activity within said WFMS ...


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Francesco Illy, Matthias Hell: Coffee machine. Francesco Illy, Creaholic, Randy W Lacasse, Wesley L Strickland, Lacasse & Associates, November 30, 1999: US05992298 (88 worldwide citation)

The coffee machine for different coffee types requires no preheating time and consumes no energy in the standby mode. It essentially comprises a water supply chamber (1), a pump (5), a continuous flow heater (8) for heating the water and a brewing chamber (10) for receiving the coffee (10'). The con ...


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Steve Wirts, Gary Albelli, Eric Lazarus: Software application development methods and framework. Lacasse & Associates, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, July 11, 2006: US07076766 (86 worldwide citation)

Described is a framework that enables a Delegating Visitor Pattern. In the Delegating Visitor Pattern, a visitor object (a) performs operations on a parent object; (b) selects which objects are child objects of the parent object; and (c) selects a child visitor object for each of the child objects. ...



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