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Leslie P Kalmus, Donald R Trojan, Bradley Mott, John Strampfer: Automated securities trading system. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, William L Botjer, June 16, 1987: US04674044 (1090 worldwide citation)

Data processing based apparatus makes an automated trading market for one or more securities. The system retrieves the best obtaining bid and asked prices from a remote data base, covering the ensemble of institutions or others making a market for the relevant securities. Data characterizing each se ...


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Vincent J Freda, Henry Puchalski: Implement for setting sutures. William L Botjer, June 24, 1986: US04596249 (180 worldwide citation)

An implement for setting sutures particularly suitable for use in situations where access to the tissue to be sutured is difficult. The implement includes a pair of hinged arms, each having a handle portion and a jaw portion. The tip of one jaw has a tissue piercing hook and the tip of the other jaw ...


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Alan G Knapp, John M Shannon: Optical touch input device. U S Philips Corporation, William L Botjer, November 17, 1998: US05838308 (152 worldwide citation)

An optical touch input device comprises an array of actively addressed sensing elements (18) for sensing a light input, e.g. from a light pen, each of which comprises a capacitor (25) which is charged periodically through operation of a switch device (24) and a discharge circuit, including a photose ...


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Nikhil R Taskar, Rameshwar Nath Bhargava: Nanocrystalline based phosphors and photonic structures for solid state lighting. Nanocrystals Technology, William L Botjer, May 11, 2004: US06734465 (142 worldwide citation)

A photonic structure for “white” light generation by phosphors under the excitation of a LED. The photonic structure mounts the LED and an optically transparent matrix having dispersed therein phosphors which will emit light under the excitation of the radiation of the LED. The transparent matrix ma ...


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Lakshaman Mahinda Walpita: Semiconductor crystallization on composite polymer substrates. William L Botjer, May 22, 2001: US06236061 (122 worldwide citation)

A structure and methodology for providing electronic devices comprised of semiconductor materials deposited and crystallized using a pulsed laser source on oxide and/or metal layers on polymeric and polymer composite substrates of low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). The present invention per ...


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Jianchang Mao, Sumit Taank, Christina Chung, Alpha Luk: Method and system for naming a cluster of words and phrases. Verity, William L Botjer, April 18, 2006: US07031909 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, system and computer program for naming a cluster, or a hierarchy of clusters, of words and phrases that have been extracted from a set of documents. The invention takes these clusters as the input and generates appropriate labels for the clusters using a lexi ...


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Vishal Lal, Umesh Singhal, Jyothirmoy Chakravorthy, Rajesh T S Reddy: Application rights management in a mobile environment. July Systems, William L Botjer, August 8, 2006: US07089594 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a technique for implementing digital rights management for digital content that can be used on Java enabled mobile devices. It enables the controlled usage of the digital content on the mobile device after it is downloaded from a content provider. This is achieved by a ...


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Christina Yip Chung, Jinhui Liu, Alpha Luk, Jianchang Mao, Sumit Taank, Vamsi Vutukuru: System and method for automatically discovering a hierarchy of concepts from a corpus of documents. Verity, William L Botjer, August 1, 2006: US07085771 (80 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method, system and computer program for automatically discovering concepts from a corpus of documents and automatically generating a labeled concept hierarchy. The method involves extraction of signatures from the corpus of documents. The similarity between signatures is computed ...


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Alexander Gorelik, Lingling Yan: Method and apparatus for semantic discovery and mapping between data sources. Exeros, William L Botjer, September 16, 2008: US07426520 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are described for the discovery of semantics, relationships and mappings between data in different software applications, databases, files, reports, messages, or systems. In one aspect, semantics and relationships and mappings are identified between a first and a second data ...


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Jill F Goldenberg, Joshua D Eskin: Illumination system for an LCD display system. North American Philips, William L Botjer, April 3, 1990: US04913529 (72 worldwide citation)

An illumination system for an LCD projection display system to increase the brightness of the system. The system includes a polarizing beam splitter which splits a beam of light from a light source into two orthogonally polarized beams. The beam of the desired polarization direction is directed thro ...