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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Douglas B Terry, William N Schilit, Roy Want: Selective delivery of electronic messages in a multiple computer system based on context and environment of a user. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, February 20, 1996: US05493692 (997 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for selectively delivering electronic messages to an identified user or users in a system of mobile and fixed devices, including multiple display devices and multiple users, based on the context of the system and the environment of the identified user. Electr ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for granting a user request having locational and contextual attributes consistent with user policies for devices having locational attributes consistent with the user request. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, September 10, 1996: US05555376 (632 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Roy Want: Specifying and establishing communication data paths between particular media devices in multiple media device computing systems based on context of a user or users. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, September 22, 1998: US05812865 (592 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a system of multiple devices and multiple users, wherein the identity and location of each device and user may be known to the system. A method is described for establishing media connections between at least a first user and a second user based on the context of the ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for triggering selected machine event when the triggering properties of the system are met and the triggering conditions of an identified user are perceived. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, February 11, 1997: US05603054 (582 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for selectively performing event on computer controlled device whose location and allowable operation is consistent with the contextual and locational attributes of the event. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, March 11, 1997: US05611050 (496 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: System for granting ownership of device by user based on requested level of ownership, present state of the device, and the context of the device. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, August 6, 1996: US05544321 (477 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Karon A Weber, Alex D Poon, Thomas P Moran: Interactively producing indices into image and gesture-based data using unrecognized graphical objects. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Judith C Bares, January 7, 1997: US05592608 (125 worldwide citation)

A user-interactive method for use in a processor-controlled machine provides a user with the capability to establish associations among image segments in a data structure that indicate visually-displayed but otherwise not recognized or interpreted information, for the purpose of retrieving the unrec ...


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Todd A Cass, Eric Saund: System for registering component image tiles in a camera-based scanner device transcribing scene images. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, December 3, 1996: US05581637 (112 worldwide citation)

A device for registering component image tiles in a scanning system for transcribing, into electronic form, markings on a two-dimensional surface such as a whiteboard. A registration light pattern is projected onto the surface to be imaged. The pattern projected can be chosen to best suite the speci ...


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Eric Saund: Device for transcribing images on a board using a camera based board scanner. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, June 18, 1996: US05528290 (97 worldwide citation)

A device for transcribing, into electronic form, markings drawn on a whiteboard or blackboard. An electronic camera such as an ordinary video camera is mounted on a computer-controlled pan/tilt head in the ceiling or to the side of the board. Images are captured by directing the camera successively ...


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Lynn D Wilcox, Donald G Kimber: Unsupervised speaker clustering for automatic speaker indexing of recorded audio data. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, August 19, 1997: US05659662 (77 worldwide citation)

A system and method for unsupervised clustering of audio data segments in an audio data recording containing speech from multiple speakers including the steps of: 1) providing a portion of the audio data containing speech from all of the speakers; 2) forming initial clusters by dividing the portion ...