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Ramachandra Divakauni, Mark C Hakey, William H L Ma, Jack A Mandelman, William R Tonti: SOI stacked DRAM logic. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark F Chadurjian, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 8, 2003: US06544837 (206 worldwide citation)

A composite, layered, integrated circuit formed by bonding of insulator layers on wafers provides for combination of otherwise incompatible technologies such as trench capacitor DRAM arrays and high performance, low power, low voltage silicon on insulator (SOI) switching transistors and short signal ...


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Steven R Abrams, David H Jameson: System for collecting and displaying summary information from disparate sources. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, January 6, 2004: US06675350 (84 worldwide citation)

A system is described for collecting and displaying summary information from disparate sources. The system provides for user customization of data acquisition parameters for locating articles to be summarized, user customization of parameters for parsing the located source material so as to extract ...


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Alok Aggarwal, Parul Alok Mittal: On-line negotiations with dynamic profiling. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, T Rao Coca, April 26, 2005: US06886000 (65 worldwide citation)

An e-commerce mechanism tries to dynamically estimate or refine a profile of a buyer and hence change their negotiation strategy in a dynamic and an on-line manner. An e-commerce site can negotiate with a customer based on his or her profile. The e-commerce site may sell one or more types of items t ...


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Nathan S Caswell, Arthur C Ciccolo, Anil Nigam: Method and system for specifying and implementing automation of business processes. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, December 9, 2003: US06662355 (60 worldwide citation)

A method s for specifying and implementing automation of business processes where the specification is independently manipulable by both the business process owner and technical implementers, and resulting technical elements can be tested for compliance with every detail in the specification. The me ...


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Randall S Estep: Method for determining, recording and sending GPS location data in an underwater environment. Trilithic, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, September 6, 2005: US06941226 (44 worldwide citation)

Underwater position determination is provided by combining sonar-derived ranging data between a sonar receiver and a sonar transmitter with GPS position data to provide geographically-referenced position data accurately representing the position of a sonar receiver carried or worn by a diver or subm ...


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Koji Manabe: Super-directional loudspeaker using ultrasonic wave. NEC Corporation, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 29, 2003: US06556687 (40 worldwide citation)

A super-directional loudspeaker is provided, which makes for a listener to receive an audible sound at a high sound pressure with a compact size. This loudspeaker is comprised of a supporting member having a concave surface, and electro-acoustic transducer elements fixed to the supporting member. Th ...


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Francisco Canales Abarca, Peter M Barbosa, Fred C Lee: Zero voltage zero current three level DC-DC converter. Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, February 19, 2002: US06349044 (36 worldwide citation)

A three-level DC-to-DC converter is provided having zero-voltage and zero-current switching (ZVZCS). A flying capacitor is provided on the primary side of the converter to achieve zero voltage switching (ZVS). In addition, during freewheeling (i.e., when no power is being transferred from the primar ...


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Richard E Anderson, Eric M Foster, Mark R Hodges: Embedded clock recovery and difference filtering for an MPEG-2 compliant transport stream. International Business Machines Corporation, William H Steinberg, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, March 12, 2002: US06356567 (31 worldwide citation)

A method of decoding a bitstream having an embedded clock, where the clock reference data is recovered from the bit stream. The clock reference data is combined, typically subtracted, from the system time clock to generate a result. This result is input to a pulse width modulator to form a pulse tra ...


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Sankar Basu, Tanveer Atzal Faruquie, Chalapathy V Neti, Nitendra Rajput, Andrew William Senior, L Venkata Subramaniam, Ashish Verma: Speech driven lip synthesis using viseme based hidden markov models. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 2, 2002: US06366885 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of speech driven lip synthesis which applies viseme based training models to units of visual speech. The audio data is grouped into a smaller number of visually distinct visemes rather than the larger number of phonemes. These visemes then form the basis for a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) stat ...


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Scott Crowder, Dominic J Schepis, Melanie J Sherony: Fully amorphized source/drain for leaky junctions. International Business Machines Corporation, Jay H Anderson, Whitman Curtis & Christofferson P C, May 28, 2002: US06395587 (15 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device having a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) structure includes a field-effect transistor having amorphized source and drain regions formed by implanting silicon or germanium ions into a silicon layer formed over a buried insulator. The fully amorphized source and drain regions ultimat ...