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Don Rutledge Day, Rabindranath Dutta: Using video image analysis to automatically transmit gestures over a network in a chat or instant messaging session. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, May 2, 2006: US07039676 (395 worldwide citation)

The system, method, and program of the invention captures actual physical gestures made by a participant during a chat room or instant messaging session or other real time communication session between participants over a network and automatically transmits a representation of the gestures to the ot ...


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Michael Wayne Brown, Kelvin Roderick Lawrence, Michael A Paolini: Measuring user health as measured by multiple diverse health measurement devices utilizing a personal storage device. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Bracewell & Patterson L, August 27, 2002: US06440068 (345 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, physical health indicators computed for a particular user are received in a common transmittable data format at a computer system, wherein each of the physical health indicators is output by an electronic health measurement device from among multiple diverse elect ...


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Viktors Berstis, Michael Wayne Brown, Kelvin Roderick Lawrence, Michael A Paolini: Method, system and program for conditionally controlling electronic devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Bracewell & Patterson L, November 18, 2003: US06650894 (213 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, an electronic device is enabled to detect the proximity of other electronic devices. Multiple proximity based conditions for usage of the electronic device may be provided by a manufacturer, user and other authorities at the electronic device. The proximity ...


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Bruce A Beadle, Michael Wayne Brown, Randolph Michael Forlenza, Douglas Scott Rothert, Miguel Sang: Dynamic, seamless switching of a network session from one connection route to another. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Dillon & Yudell, July 20, 2004: US06766373 (180 worldwide citation)

A system for providing continuous connection between a client and a network during a session. The system comprises of a connection utility, which monitors a network session for an occurrence of a pre-defined event and/or condition. The system is particularly advantageous in scenarios where a session ...


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Rabindranath Dutta, Robert J Kamper: Touchscreen user interface. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Wayne P Bailey, April 20, 2004: US06724370 (174 worldwide citation)

A customizable touchscreen keyboard, and method, system, and computer program product for customizing the touchscreen keyboard is provided. In one embodiment, a data processing system receives customization characteristics from a user through the touchscreen interface. The data processing system the ...


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Shinji Satoh, Yuji Takase: Computerized method and system for replicating a database using log records. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, June 17, 1997: US05640561 (166 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for continuously maintaining replicas of an active database in a backup system for disaster recovery purposes. Redo records transmitted from an active system are received into a dataspace work area in a backup system memory. Redo records in the work area for an uncom ...


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David James Hetherington, David Bruce Kumhyr: Method, system and computer program product for automatic character transliteration in a text string object. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Bracewell & Patterson L, October 1, 2002: US06460015 (154 worldwide citation)

A three-field text string class is employed for data entered in a language which does not employ the latin alphabet or latin character set, but does employ a character set which may be readily sound-mapped to the latin character set. The entered text is stored in a first field of the text string cla ...


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Jyh Herng Chow, You Chin, Nelson Mendonca Mattos, Brian T Tran: System, method, and program for extending a SQL compiler for handling control statements packaged with SQL query statements. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, February 23, 1999: US05875334 (135 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an integrated compiler for compiling SQL3 control statements having procedural, i.e., control, information packaged together with query, i.e., non-procedural, statements. A query extractor contained within the parser extracts the query statement from the control statement lea ...


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Rabindranath Dutta: System, method, and program for balancing cache space requirements with retrieval access time for large documents on the internet. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, December 2, 2003: US06658462 (131 worldwide citation)

A system, method and program stores, in a local cache, only a small part of a large file that is being requested over a network such as the Internet. In a preferred embodiment, the caching agent starts transferring this partial file to the client while it is simultaneously retrieving the remaining p ...


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Michael Wayne Brown, Kelvin Roderick Lawrence, Michael A Paolini: Monitoring fitness activity across diverse exercise machines utilizing a universally accessible server system. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, Bracewell & Patterson L, July 29, 2003: US06601016 (125 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, current fitness indicators for a particular user are detected by a particular exercise machine monitoring device that monitors exercise performed by the particular user on a particular exercise machine. The current fitness indicators are transmitted in a particula ...