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Eric R Fossum, Sunetra Mendis, Sabrina E Kemeny: Active pixel sensor with intra-pixel charge transfer. California Institute of Technology, Michael L Keller, Robert M Wallace, November 28, 1995: US05471515 (732 worldwide citation)

An imaging device formed as a monolithic complementary metal oxide semiconductor integrated circuit in an industry standard complementary metal oxide semiconductor process, the integrated circuit including a focal plane array of pixel cells, each one of the cells including a photogate overlying the ...


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Charles M Flaig, Charles L Seitz: Inter-computer message routing system with each computer having separate routinng automata for each dimension of the network. California Institute of Technology, Edward O Ansell, Donald A Streck, Robert M Wallace, April 14, 1992: US05105424 (166 worldwide citation)

In a multicomputer, concurrent computing system having a plurality of computing nodes, this is a method and apparatus for routing message packets between the nodes. The method comprises providing a routing circuit at each node and interconnecting the routing circuits to define communications paths i ...


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John Eugene Ball, John S Breese: Modeling and projecting emotion and personality from a computer user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Robert M Wallace, Michaelson & Wallace, April 3, 2001: US06212502 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention is embodied in a computer user interface including an observer capable of observing user behavior, an agent capable of conveying emotion and personality by exhibiting corresponding behavior to a user, and a network linking user behavior observed by said observer and emotion and persona ...


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Richard Szeliski, Heung Yeung Shum: Image mosaic construction system and apparatus with patch-based alignment, global block adjustment and pair-wise motion-based local warping. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Robert M Wallace, Michaelson & Wallace, August 1, 2000: US06097854 (154 worldwide citation)

The system of the invention aligns a set plural overlapping images useful in constructing a mosaic by performing patch-based alignment of the set of overlapping images to produce a set of warped images, performing block adjustment of the set of warped images to produce a set of block-adjusted images ...


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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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Songlin Xu, John Holland, Xueyu Qian: Method of operating a dual chamber reactor with neutral density decoupled from ion density. Applied Materials, Robert M Wallace, Joseph Bach, October 21, 2003: US06635578 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a plasma reactor having a secondary chamber that is a neutral species source for the main chamber. The method in one embodiment of the invention consists of determining the desired increase in main chamber neutral particle density to be contributed by the secondary chamber for ...


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John S Breese, John Eugene Ball: Modeling emotion and personality in a computer user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Robert M Wallace, Michaelson & Wallace, February 6, 2001: US06185534 (119 worldwide citation)

The invention is embodied in a computer user interface including an observer capable of observing user behavior, an agent capable of conveying emotion and personality by exhibiting corresponding behavior to a user, and a network linking user behavior observed by said observer and emotion and persona ...


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Richard Szeliski, Heung Yeung Shum: Focal length estimation method and apparatus for construction of panoramic mosaic images. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Robert M Wallace, Michaelson & Wallace, March 28, 2000: US06044181 (113 worldwide citation)

The focal length estimation method and apparatus claimed in this application aligns plural overlapping images with one another for constructing an image mosaic. This is accomplished by computing a planar perspective transformation between each overlapping pair of the images, computing from the plana ...


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Richard Szeliski, Heung Yeung Shum: Block adjustment method and apparatus for construction of image mosaics. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Robert M Wallace, Michaelson & Wallace, November 16, 1999: US05987164 (105 worldwide citation)

The invention is embodied in a block adjustment method and apparatus which simultaneously aligns a set of overlapping images in order to construct an image mosaic. For each one of the images of the set, the invention performs the alignment by determining ray directions relative to a 3-dimensional co ...


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Robert Smolley: Multi-element circuit construction. TRW, Noel F Heal, Robert M Wallace, April 8, 1986: US04581679 (94 worldwide citation)

A packaging construction for electronic circuit package elements, such as printed circuit boards and integrated-circuit chip packages, to obviate the need for connector cables, back-panel wiring and similar techniques. Circuit packaging elements are interconnected through an interconnection medium t ...