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George W Off, Michael C Scroggie, Thomas L Mindrum, Michael R O Brien: Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons in response to the purchase of one or more products. Catalina Marketing International, Noel F Heal, December 22, 1992: US05173851 (499 worldwide citation)

A system for creating discount coupons in response to the purchases of products. Improvements disclosed include the printing of a "negative" coupon in response to the failure to purchase a particular product, and the printing of a coupon in response to the purchase of multiple triggering items, eith ...


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Thomas Mindrum, George Off, Michael C Scroggie, Michael R O Brien: Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons. Catalina Marketing, Noel F Heal, February 2, 1988: US04723212 (482 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, and a corresponding method, for creating a discount coupon in response to the purchase of a product other than the one to which the coupon applies. A record pertaining to each item purchased is examined to determine whether the item is intended to trigger the creation of a coupon. If it i ...


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George W Off, Michael C Scroggie, Thomas L Mindrum, Michael R O Brien: Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons. Catalina Marketing Corporation, Noel F Heal, March 20, 1990: US04910672 (473 worldwide citation)

A system for creating discount coupons in response to the purchases of products. Improvements disclosed include the printing of a "negative" coupon in response to the failure to purchase a particular product, and the printing of a coupon in response to the purchase of multiple triggering items, eith ...


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George W Off, Michael C Scroggie, Thomas L Mindrum, Michael R O Brien: Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons. Catalina Marketing International, Noel F Heal, March 18, 1997: US05612868 (437 worldwide citation)

A system for generating, in a retail store, a printable discount coupon image solely in response to a customer's action concerning the purchase of an item. The system includes at least one customer checkout terminal, a store controller, a file for storing the terms of at least one coupon deal in whi ...


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Anthony T Materna, Roger A Vossler, Frank M Stepczyk: Computer integration system. TRW, Noel F Heal, Sol L Goldstein, December 22, 1987: US04714995 (296 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for integrating independent computer systems with associated heterogeneous data bases having some common or shared data entities. The apparatus includes an update capturing module installed at each of the computer systems, for capturing update transactions involving shared data entities, a ...


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Radia J Perlman, G Paul Koning: Bridge-like internet protocol router. Digital Equipment Corporation, A Sidney Johnston, Albert P Cefalo, Noel F Heal, May 3, 1994: US05309437 (277 worldwide citation)

A device and related method for coupling segments of an extended local area network (LAN) in such a way that message traffic employing inter-network protocols such as TCP/IP will be handled without the difficulties usually associated with bridges, and without the complexity and expense of full IP ro ...


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Kirk W Beach, George E Mercer: Method and apparatus for generating personal identification numbers for use in consumer transactions. Catalina Marketing International, Noel F Heal, John J Halak, April 6, 1999: US05892827 (213 worldwide citation)

A system for generating authorization codes, such as personal identification numbers, at the point of distribution of certificates of value on which the authorization codes are to be printed or otherwise encoded. Because the authorization codes are generated in real time, there is no need to store a ...


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Ming H Chen: Quasi-optical waveguide filter. TRW, Noel F Heal, Robert M Wallace, July 1, 1986: US04598262 (146 worldwide citation)

A waveguide filter particularly well suited for use in the millimeter and submillimeter wavelength range of the spectrum. The filter includes a number of uniformly spaced gratings installed in a waveguide section and having grating strip patterns contoured to conform with a selected waveguide mode, ...


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Mithat Can Dogan, Stephen Deane Stearns: Communication apparatus for transmitting and receiving signals over a fiber-optic waveguide using different frequency bands of light. TRW, Noel F Heal, October 30, 2001: US06310704 (141 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for transmitting and receiving signals over a fiber-optic waveguide using different frequency bands of light, i.e. by wavelength division multiplexing. A plurality of signal couplers interfaces modulated signals onto the waveguide in separate optical frequency bands, and a plurality of sig ...


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Kenneth C Goss: Cryptographic method and apparatus for public key exchange with authentication. TRW, Noel F Heal, Benjamin DeWitt, September 11, 1990: US04956863 (129 worldwide citation)

A technique for use in a public key exchange cryptographic system, in which two user devices establish a common session key by exchanging information over an insecure communication channel, and in which each user can authenticate the identity of the other, without the need for a key distribution cen ...