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Roy L Adler, Bruce P Kitchens, Charles P Tresser, Chai W Wu: Compressed image authentication and verification. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, August 14, 2001: US06275599 (170 worldwide citation)

A watermarking method involves mostly invisible artifacts and is sensitive to any modification of the picture at the level of precision rendered by the compressed version of the image. The image is compressed according to a known compression standard, such as the JPEG standard, and with a fixed qual ...


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Detlef Tychsen: Structural panels and method of connecting same. Kronotec, McGuireWoods, March 8, 2005: US06862857 (156 worldwide citation)

A device for connecting and locking structural panels, particularly floor panels, having a groove forming an upper lip and a lower lip over the entire length of at least one lateral border and with a tongue formed on the opposite lateral border corresponding to the groove. To lock panels that have b ...


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Te Kai Liu, Paul A Moskowitz, Michael C Greenwood, Lawrence I Lieberman, David A Wood: System for personalized mobile navigation information. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, February 19, 2002: US06349257 (151 worldwide citation)

A mobile navigation system implemented as an embedded system in a vehicle is easy to use, does not detract the driver's attention from the road, and limits the number of choices presented to the user of the navigation system according to a predetermined set of preferences or personalized inform ...


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William G Dennis, Michael E Prosek: Surgical instrument seal assembly. Core Dynamics, McGuireWoods, July 10, 2001: US06258065 (147 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument valve assembly is provided with a valve seal where the upper portion of the valve seal is rigidly mounted to the body of the valve assembly. The lower portion of the valve seal is configured to allow some radial movement while the upper portion of the valve seal remains rigidly ...


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Matthew Peters, Stephen James Paul Todd: Indexed file system and a method and a mechanism for accessing data records from such a system. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, September 18, 2001: US06292795 (137 worldwide citation)

A computer filing system includes a data access and allocation mechanism including a directory and a plurality of indexed data files or hash tables. The directory is preferably a radix tree including directory entries which contain pointers to respective ones of the hash tables. Using a plurality of ...


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Peggy J Galkowski, Ira S Glickstein, Peter N Stiles, Robert J Szczerba: Real-time mission adaptable route planner. Lockheed Martin Corporation, McGuireWoods, July 10, 2001: US06259988 (136 worldwide citation)

A hybrid of grid-based and graph-based search computations, together with provision of a sparse search technique effectively limited to high-probability candidate nodes provides accommodation of path constraints in an optimization search problem in substantially real-time with limited computational ...


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Masataka Mitama: Direct conversion receiver capable of canceling DC offset voltages. NEC Corporation, McGuireWoods, January 16, 2001: US06175728 (134 worldwide citation)

A direct conversion receiver comprising mixers for mixing a received radio frequency signal and a local oscillation signal in frequency, a signal processing unit for converting the output signal of the mixers into a baseband signal, a delta-sigma modulator for detecting offset voltage from the outpu ...


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Toshiharu Furukawa, Mark C Hakey, David V Horak, William H Ma, Jack A Mandelman: Trench storage dynamic random access memory cell with vertical transfer device. International Business Machines Corporation, Howrd J Walter Esq, McGuireWoods, May 1, 2001: US06225158 (125 worldwide citation)

A trench storage dynamic random access memory cell with vertical transfer device can be formed in a wafer having prepared shallow trench isolation. Vertical transfer device is built as the deep trenches are formed. Using square printing to form shallow trench isolation and deep trenches, allows for ...


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David E Johnson, Frank J Oles, Thilo W Goetz: Interactive automated response system. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, May 20, 2003: US06567805 (121 worldwide citation)

A computerized system responds, not just to a single query issued by a user, but to a query in the context of a dialog with the user. The system, which is referred to as an interactive automated response system, consists of three principal components or subsystems, which are a text categorizer that ...


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Toshikazu Miyashita: Mobile radio apparatus with auxiliary display screen. NEC Corporation, McGuireWoods, December 4, 2001: US06327482 (120 worldwide citation)

A mobile radio apparatus of the present invention includes an apparatus body having a connector portion at one side thereof. A main display is mounted on the apparatus body. An auxiliary display includes a terminal portion and is removably connected to the side of the apparatus body with the termina ...