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Tennison S Dong: Surgical prosthesis for repairing a hernia. Richard E Bee, May 7, 2002: US06383201 (308 worldwide citation)

A surgical prosthesis for repairing a hernia in a sturdy tension-free manner. The prosthesis includes a layer of adhesion resistant material and a first layer of tissue ingrowth receptive mesh material affixed to the layer of adhesion resistant material. A second layer of tissue ingrowth receptive m ...


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John M Dinwiddie Jr: Data interface mechanism for interfacing bit-parallel data buses of different bit width. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, January 5, 1982: US04309754 (101 worldwide citation)

A data interface mechanism for interfacing bit-parallel data buses of different bit widths. This mechanism provides an automatic and efficient mechanism for converting data bytes into plural-byte data words and vice versa. The mechanism utilizes a plurality of random access (RAM) storage units locat ...


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Jerry D Dixon, Robert H Farrell, Francis R Koperda: Serial storage interface apparatus for coupling a serial storage mechanism to a data processor input/output bus. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, August 10, 1982: US04344132 (94 worldwide citation)

Serial storage interface apparatus for coupling a serial storage mechanism, such as a charge coupled storage device or a magnetic bubble storage device, to a data processor input/output (I/O) bus. Speed control circuitry is provided for causing the serial storage mechanism to operate at a higher spe ...


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Glen LeRoy Hicks, Leland Delmar Howe Jr, Frank Anthony Zurla Jr: Instruction retry mechanism for a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, August 23, 1977: US04044337 (92 worldwide citation)

An instruction retry mechanism for enabling a digital data processing system having main, buffer and local stores to restart and, in most cases, recover from an error or failure in the processor hardware associated with the buffer and local stores. A first copy storage mechanism is provided for temp ...


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James N Dieffenderfer, Ronald N Kalla: Ping-pong data buffer for transferring data from one data bus to another data bus. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, Arthur J Samodovitz, June 29, 1993: US05224213 (90 worldwide citation)

A ping-pong data buffer mechanism for transferring data from one data bus to another data bus is described. This mechanism includes a dual port storage mechanism having a single storage array and two independent ports with each port having its own separate data, address and control lines. Write circ ...


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John M Dinwiddie Jr, Bobby J Freeman, Timothy Jackson, William L Zipoy: I/O Controller for transferring data between a host processor and multiple I/O units. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, February 1, 1983: US04371932 (86 worldwide citation)

An I/O controller for transferring data between a host processor and one or more I/O devices. This I/O controller includes a microprocessor, a direct memory access controller and a dual port storage unit, one port of which is coupled to the host processor I/O channel bus and the other port of which ...


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Osman Abdoul Ismael, Serge Andre Rigori: Method and system for remotely browsing objects. Sun Microsystems, Richard E Bee, Sabath & Truong, October 17, 2000: US06134581 (74 worldwide citation)

A generic management framework for a network management system enables management services and management agents to be added in use as required. Management services can be loaded or plugged into the framework dynamically. As a result a management structure can be provided which is scalable and dynam ...


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Bruce R Bonner, Nicholas B Sliz: Data format converting apparatus for use in a digital data processor. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, Saul A Seinberg, February 20, 1979: US04141005 (73 worldwide citation)

Data format converting apparatus is described for simultaneously converting multiple bytes of zoned decimal data to packed decimal data or vice versa. In the preferred embodiment, this format converting apparatus is obtained by adding a minimum amount of additional circuitry to a multibyte flow-thro ...


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Peter T Fairchild, Joel C Leininger: Link register storage and restore system for use in an instruction pre-fetch micro-processor interrupt system. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, October 20, 1981: US04296470 (72 worldwide citation)

A storage address link register system for enabling nested program branching wherein a first subroutine may call a second subroutine which is executed before the first subroutine returns program control back to the program which called it. The system includes a mechanism whereby the same set of stor ...


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Lewis W Brown, Douglas R Chisholm, Jerry D Dixon: Data processor input/output controller. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, January 20, 1981: US04246637 (65 worldwide citation)

A data processor input/output controller which is particularly useful as a microcontroller for the transfer of data between a host processor and one or more peripheral input/output devices in a digital data processing system. This input/output (I/O) controller is a subchannel controller for offloadi ...