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Dana Khoyi, Marc S Soucie, Carolyn E Surprenant, Laura O Stern, Ly Huong T Pham: Integration of data between typed objects by mutual, direct invocation between object managers corresponding to object types. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, April 27, 1993: US05206951 (250 worldwide citation)

An object based data processing system including an extensible set of object types and a corresponding set of "object managers" wherein each object manager is a program for operating with the data stored in a corresponding type of object. The object managers in general support at least a standard se ...


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Peter Y Teng: Task control means for a multi-tasking data processing system. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, Gary D Clapp, April 14, 1987: US04658351 (191 worldwide citation)

A task control method and apparatus for controlling the interactive, concurrent execution of a plurality of general purpose data processing tasks in a data processing system. The system includes a memory for storing active tasks, a mass storage means for storing inactive tasks and a general purpose ...


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Stephen R Levine, Alex J Harui, Michael W Schirpke, Karen Donoghue, Donna Ajgaonkar: Apparatus for manipulating documents in a data processing system utilizing reduced images of sheets of information which are movable. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, October 22, 1991: US05060135 (176 worldwide citation)

A data processing system provides a desk view which serves as a graphical user interface to the system. The desk view displays detailed miniaturized images of all documents possessed by the user. The compressed document images are user stackable and are automatically stacked when the images overlap ...


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James E Clayton: Single in-line memory module. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, Kenneth L Milik, April 7, 1987: US04656605 (157 worldwide citation)

What is disclosed is a memory module to and from which multibit binary words are stored and read out. Each multibit binary word comprises a standard word size and another memory bit that may be used for purposes such as parity checking. The modules may be mounted on a printed circuit mother board fr ...


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Brian P Anderson, Barbara C Sangster, Richard Kasson, Shirley A Zierke, Gerald V Peterson, Charles E Shapiro, J Scott Daup: Data base system which maintains project query list, desktop list and status of multiple ongoing research projects. Wang Laboratories, West Publishing Co, Michael H Shanahan, October 20, 1992: US05157783 (155 worldwide citation)

Research apparatus for performing research on books stored either locally on magnetic or optical media or remotely in an on-line data base. A user of the research apparatus performs research in a project whose state is automatically saved on non-volatile storage, permitting a user to suspend and res ...


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John M Smutek, Robert I Wenig, Nancy J Webb, Amnon Waisman: Image storage and retrieval. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, November 12, 1985: US04553206 (141 worldwide citation)

An improved technique is presented for organizing digitized information for storage in a relational type tree memory structure where the digitized information is broken up into blocks of a fixed byte size which are then stored throughout the memory. A header is utilized which identifies a text or im ...


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Charley B Cross, Diana Y Moy: Multitask subscription data retrieval system. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, Gordon E Nelson, March 21, 1989: US04815030 (140 worldwide citation)

A multitask multiuser system provides for efficient transfer of data from a remote data base to individual subscribers and has particular utility in the distribution of stock market data. A primary provider distributes the incoming data directly to user tasks or to an inquiry provider or a monitor p ...


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Amnon Waisman, Andrew M Weiss: B-tree structured data base using sparse array bit maps to store inverted lists. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, Gordon E Nelson, August 12, 1986: US04606002 (138 worldwide citation)

Variable length data (e.g., for hospital patients) is embedded in a B-tree type index structure of a relational data base. A logically related inverted B-tree index is used to access the original index. Access time, and storage space for the inverted lists, are decreased by data compression techniqu ...


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Peter M Makus: System for parsing multidimensional and multidirectional text into encoded units and storing each encoded unit as a separate data structure. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, January 26, 1993: US05182709 (128 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus editing and creating multidirectional or multidimensional text includes an editor responsive to keystrokes representing text characters and editing commands for generating a string of codes defining a text and a parser responsive to operation of the editor for reading the code ...


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James E Clayton, Hooshang Shamash: Connecting apparatus for electrically connecting memory modules to a printed circuit board. Wang Laboratories, Michael H Shanahan, Kenneth L Milik, July 25, 1989: US04850892 (127 worldwide citation)

A connecting apparatus for electrically connecting memory modules (RAM or ROM) to a printed circuit board (PCB) of a digital electronic computer is disclosed. The apparatus may be used for edge-wise connection of a number of single in-line memory modules (SIMM, a trademark of the present assignee) t ...