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Paul Bao Luo Chou, Bhavani S Iyer, Jennifer Lai, Anthony Levas, Lawrence Isaac Lieberman, Te Kai Liu, Paul Andrew Moskowitz, Jung Mu Tang, Rose Marie Williams, Danny Chan Yong Wong, Alan Chakra, Euiyoung Kim: System and method for vehicle diagnostics and health monitoring. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, December 11, 2001: US06330499 (491 worldwide citation)

A system and method for vehicle diagnostic and health monitoring includes a client computer device within the vehicle, coupled to the vehicle's monitoring systems, for data management, remote session management and user interaction, a communication system, coupled to the client computer device, ...


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Neal J Alewine, James C Colson, Abraham P Ittycheriah, Stephane H Maes, Paul A Moskowitz: Automated traffic mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, November 21, 2000: US06150961 (276 worldwide citation)

A system of mobile units are installed in multiple vehicles in traffic. These mobile units include both wireless communications devices and apparatus that determines the location of each vehicle. Monitoring a vehicle's position as a function of time also reveals the velocity of the vehicle. Position ...


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Edwin J Selker: Method and apparatus for improving visibility and selectability of icons. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, October 15, 1996: US05565888 (243 worldwide citation)

Enhanced visibility of icons and other types of menu items is provided by increasing size and or skew or both of one or more icons or menu items in a generally inverse relation to proximity of a cursor image address to particular icons or menu items. Increase of size enhances user recognition of an ...


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Edwin Joseph Selker: Method and apparatus for improving visibility and selectability of icons. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, April 7, 1998: US05736974 (241 worldwide citation)

Enhanced visibility of icons and other types of menu items is provided by increasing size and or skew or both of one or more icons or menu items in a generally inverse relation to proximity of a cursor image address to particular icons or menu items. Increase of size enhances user recognition of an ...


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Suresh Kumar, Pradeep Varma: Annotation layer for synchronous collaboration. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, January 29, 2002: US06342906 (222 worldwide citation)

Effective real-time collaboration across remote sites in which any type of data can be shared in a common work space in a consistent manner is made possible by an annotation layer having multiple distinct modes of operation during a collaborative session with two or more people sharing the same work ...


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Jonathan Zanhong Sun, Simone Raoux, Hemantha Wichramasinghe: Phase-change memory cell and method of fabricating the phase-change memory cell. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, August 30, 2005: US06936840 (218 worldwide citation)

A memory cell and method of fabricating the memory cell includes an insulating layer formed on a first electrode layer, the insulating layer having a first opening, a stencil layer formed on the insulating layer, and having a second opening formed in an area of the first opening, a phase-change mate ...


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Gary Floyd Anderson, Paul Bao Luo Chou, Pasumarti V Kamesam: Method for customer lead selection and optimization. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis & Whitham, June 20, 2000: US06078892 (209 worldwide citation)

A method for retrieving information from a database includes pre-scoring each of a plurality of records in the database to determine their relevance to a particular item of interest, specifying at least one trait corresponding to a type of information sought to be retrieved, searching the database t ...


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Robert Baseman, William Grey: Method for integrated supply chain and financial management. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, December 30, 2003: US06671673 (205 worldwide citation)

A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished employing a more comprehensive approach to maximizing profitability, increasing revenue, and explicitly considering risk. In particular, th ...


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Paul B Chou, Edna Grossman, Dimitrios Gunopulos, Pasumarti V Kamesam: Prospective customer selection using customer and market reference data. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, Whitham Curtis & Whitham, May 9, 2000: US06061658 (204 worldwide citation)

Prospective customers may be selected for target making with respect to a particular product and market without the need to conduct designed marketing campaigns. A computer implemented process applies data mining techniques to databases containing records representing customer and overall market pop ...


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Markus Ettl, Gerald Eugene Feigin, Grace Yuh Jiun Lin, David Da Wei Yao: Method for providing inventory optimization. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, August 31, 1999: US05946662 (186 worldwide citation)

A method for providing inventory optimization for levels of products in a complex supply chain network for multiple internal supplier or manufacturer locations and external distributor or retailer locations. The invention constructs a representative supply chain network model to indicate the flow of ...