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Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharon Louise Nunes, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Barton Allen Smith, Thomas Guthrie Zimmerman: Method for biometric-based authentication in wireless communication for access control. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, Lacasse & Associates, November 16, 2004: US06819219 (277 worldwide citation)

Smart cards systems that are utilized in biometric authentication are slow in processing and have the cards themselves have the added disadvantage of being misplaced or lost. Moreover, storing biometric data (on a database) over a network poses security issues that in extreme instances can be compro ...


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Edwin J Selker: Pie menu graphical user interface. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Daniel E Johnson, Lacasse & Associates, April 15, 2003: US06549219 (162 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface includes a plurality of pie menu levels concentrically arranged. Located within the center most section are menu selections generally of greater importance, highest probability of use, historical favorites, category headings, tabs from a tab menu, as well as other high lev ...


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Robert E Medl: GUI guide for data mining. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ingrid Foerster, Lacasse & Associates, August 22, 2000: US06108004 (126 worldwide citation)

A GUI is used to reduce the large task of creating data mining objects into a structured series of smaller steps. Generic headings for a sequence of GUI panels used in developing data mining objects are: Introduction (Welcome) panel; Selection of technique and settings name panel; Selection of a dat ...


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Suet Mui Chiu, Michael Jon Dockter, Joel Frank Farber, Michael Leon Pauser, Randal James Richardt: Method for creating a hypertext language for a distributed computer network. International Business Machines, Randy W Lacasse, David J Kappos, Marilyn S Dawkins, May 12, 1998: US05752022 (99 worldwide citation)

A server-based application intercepts an initial request for access to documents which may contain imbedded references to linked information. A request is made from the server to the actual location of the requested document as it is found on a network (e.g. WORLD-WIDE WEB, INTERNET, etc.). The docu ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Daniel Alexander Ford, Joann Ruvolo: Electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Alison Mortinger Esq, Lacasse & Associates, August 5, 2003: US06603489 (97 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. The system presents a user with an intelligent sequence of forms which query the user about events such as hotels for travel, attendees for meeting, etc. The initial information contained wi ...


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Hui I Hsiao, Kiran Mehta, Inderpal Singh Narang: Method for database assisted file system restore. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Khanh Q Tran Esq, Lacasse & Associates, December 17, 2002: US06496944 (95 worldwide citation)

Recovery of a filesystem directory structure is performed to restore it to any point in time and also to synchronize a database restore and a filesystem restore to bring the two restores to a database consistent state. A database management system (DBMS) manages external files and hierarchical direc ...


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Khanh D Ha, Jacques J Labrie, David P Salinero: Mechanism for metadata for an information catalog system. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, David J Kappos, Marilyn Smith Dawkins, February 24, 1998: US05721911 (93 worldwide citation)

An extension of an information cataloging metadata model allows metadata users to link objects in a linear or peer-to-peer relationship (not hierarchical). Additional elements include adding a metadata functional category whoes object instances logically attach to other metadata objects in an inform ...


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Frank Leymann, Dieter Roller: Ensuring atomicity for a collection of transactional work items in a workflow management system. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ray Strimaitis, Lacasse & Associates, December 28, 1999: US06009405 (92 worldwide citation)

A computerized transaction execution with a workflow management systems (WFMS) executes a process model consisting of a network of potentially distributed activities including transactional work items. A computerized methodology defines, controls and processes a collection of a transactional work it ...


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Raymond Sepe Jr: Voice actuation with contextual learning for intelligent machine control. Electro Standards Laboratories, Lacasse & Associates, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, May 17, 2005: US06895380 (88 worldwide citation)

An interactive voice actuated control system for a testing machine such as a tensile testing machine is described. Voice commands are passed through a user-command predictor and integrated with a graphical user interface control panel to allow hands-free operation. The user-command predictor learns ...


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Francesco Illy, Matthias Hell: Coffee machine. Francesco Illy, Creaholic, Randy W Lacasse, Wesley L Strickland, Lacasse & Associates, November 30, 1999: US05992298 (87 worldwide citation)

The coffee machine for different coffee types requires no preheating time and consumes no energy in the standby mode. It essentially comprises a water supply chamber (1), a pump (5), a continuous flow heater (8) for heating the water and a brewing chamber (10) for receiving the coffee (10'). The con ...



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