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Detlef Tychsen: Process of laying floorboards. Kronotec, McGuireWoods, March 30, 2004: US06711869 (93 worldwide citation)

A process is proposed for laying and mechanically jointing floorboards provided with tongue and groove engagements on all sides for horizontal attachment. The process involves a) jointing of a number of boards and making them engage on their transverse sides n order to lay a first row on the floor o ...


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Jin Jeon, Hyung Guel Kim, Seung Hwan Moon: Shift register and liquid crystal display using the same. Samsung Electronics, McGuireWoods, February 10, 2004: US06690347 (90 worldwide citation)

There is provided a shift register in which multiple stages are connected one after another to each other, the multiple stages having a first stage in which a start signal is coupled to an input terminal, the shift register sequentially outputting output signals of respective stages. The multiple st ...


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Rakesh Mohan, Jonathan Hudson Connell, Rudolf Maarten Bolle: Produce size recognition system. International Business Machines, LouisJ Percello, McGuireWoods, October 30, 2001: US06310964 (85 worldwide citation)

The present system and apparatus uses image processing to recognize object size within a scene. The system includes novel image processing apparatus and methods to segment one or more object images from a background image of the scene. A processed image (that can be used to characterize size feature ...


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Boon Lock Yeo, Minerva Ming Yee Yeung: Summary frames in video. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello Esq, McGuireWoods, April 17, 2001: US06219837 (85 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, channel surfers are aided by summary frames appearing on the screen along with the regular program. These summary frames are embedded in the broadcast and appear in a small window on the screen at some point in the future as the video is broadcast. The summary frames depi ...


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Sudarsan Tandri: System and method for optimizing program execution in a computer system. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, January 22, 2002: US06341371 (84 worldwide citation)

A method, computer system and article of manufacture for optimizing a computer program, the method comprising the steps of executing an application program and profiling selected loops of the executing program. Characteristics of the profiled loops are then compared to corresponding predetermined th ...


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Chidanand Apte, Frederick J Damerau, Sholom M Weiss: Method for improvement accuracy of decision tree based text categorization. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGuireWoods, June 26, 2001: US06253169 (83 worldwide citation)

A text categorization method automatically classifies electronic documents by developing a single pooled dictionary of words for a sample set of documents, and then generating a decision tree model, based on the pooled dictionary, for classifying new documents. Adaptive resampling techniques are app ...


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Dae ho Choo, Byeong ill Kim, Sung uk Jung, Woo shik Lee, Bum soo Kim: Laser cutting apparatus and method. Samsung Electronics, McGuireWoods, June 18, 2002: US06407360 (83 worldwide citation)

A laser cutter for cutting an object being cut such as a two glasses-attached panel for LCD using a laser beam. The laser cutter includes a laser unit for irradiating a laser beam with a specific wavelength along a marked cutting line of the object, a pre-scriber for forming a pre-cut groove at star ...


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Jong Deok Choi, Manish Gupta, Mauricio J Serrano, Vugranam C Sreedhar, Samuel Pratt Midkiff: Method for optimizing creation and destruction of objects in computer programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, McGuireWoods, April 30, 2002: US06381738 (83 worldwide citation)

Information is computed about the reachability relationships among objects and pointers to enable transformation of a computer program for optimizing the creation and destruction of objects, while strictly performing the semantics of the original program. An interprocedural analysis is used to deter ...


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Yaser Yacoob: Method for using a smart card for recording operations, service and maintenance transactions and determining compliance of regulatory and other scheduled events. Q International, McGuireWoods, January 9, 2001: US06170742 (82 worldwide citation)

A computerized “smart card” which has a read/write memory and formatted data storage blocks is used to track the life history of one or more associated machine(s) (e.g., vehicles, medical instrumentation and apparatus, business and copying machines, etc.). The smart card can store a variety of infor ...


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Pradeep Varma: Dynamic clients, dynamic partitions, locking, and migration capability for distributed server for real-time collaboration. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, January 1, 2002: US06336134 (82 worldwide citation)

A method for building a locking, migration, dynamic clients, and dynamic partitions capable distributed server for a real-time collaboration session supports the synchronous creation and deletion of partitions by clients as well as the addition and withdrawal of clients during a current collaboratio ...