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Lawrence E Eastridge, Robert F Kern, Ronald M Kern, Claus W Mikkelsen, James M Ratliff: Method and system for automated backup copy ordering in a time zero backup copy session. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrew J Dillon, Nancy R Simon, August 31, 1993: US05241670 (667 worldwide citation)

A method in a data processing system for generating a backup copy of designated datasets during concurrent execution of an application. Upon receiving a request for a backup copy, execution of an application is suspended. A dataset logical-to-physical storage system address concordance for the desig ...


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Michael Reed, Greg Bestick, Carol Greenhalgh, Norman J Bastin, Ron Carlton, Stanley D Frank, Dale Good, Neil Holman, Carl Holzman, Ann Jensen, Harold Kester, Dave Maatman, Edwardo Munevar, Derryl Rogers: Multimedia search system using a plurality of entry path means which indicate interrelatedness of information. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Dickstein Shapiro & Morin, August 31, 1993: US05241671 (666 worldwide citation)

A database search system that retrieves multimedia information in a flexible, user friendly system. The search system uses a multimedia database consisting of text, picture, audio and animated data. That database is searched through multiple graphical and textual entry paths. Those entry paths inclu ...


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Lawrence E Eastridge, Robert F Kern, William F Micka, Claus W Mikkelsen, James M Ratliff: Method and system for automated termination and resumption in a time zero backup copy process. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrew J Dillon, August 31, 1993: US05241668 (644 worldwide citation)

A method in a data processing system for automatically terminating or resuming backup copy sessions after an abnormal interrupt or reset notification occurrence during a backup copy process. A status indication is entered into activity tables associated with a plurality of storage subsystems and dev ...


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Marc A Epard, He Ping, Neal E Trautman, Paul F VanVleck: Screen image sharing among heterogeneous computers. Farallon Computing, Davis & Schroeder, August 31, 1993: US05241625 (412 worldwide citation)

A system for remotely observing and optionally controlling information, including text and graphical images, displayed on a computer from among both homogeneous and heterogeneous computers coupled in a network or via other transport media such as magnetic disks captures window system event messages ...


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Bonnie J Smithson, Jacques D Aknin, Gerald J Lichac, Rick L Moncrief, Wade O Winblad: System and method for bicycle riding simulation. Atari Games Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 31, 1993: US05240417 (370 worldwide citation)

A system for simulating bicycle riding which incorporates a conventionally-appearing bicycle physically maneuverable by a system user. Front and rear bicycle wheels are provided solely for visual authenticity. The simulating system provides electrical communication between mechanical maneuvering of ...


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Jeffrey A Stein, David Schiff, Paul Mulhauser, Donald Lamond: Linear surgical stapling instrument. American Cyanamid Company, Ronald A Clayton, Charles F Costello Jr, August 31, 1993: US05240163 (358 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument includes a staple cartridge that may be loaded with surgical staples, an anvil mounted to confront the staple cartridge for deforming staples driven theretoward, and advancer for advancing the staple cartridge from an open position toward the anvil to a closed position ...


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Kadathur S Natarajan, Chia Chi Huang: Battery efficient operation of scheduled access protocol. International Business Machines Corporation, Jack M Arnold, August 31, 1993: US05241542 (309 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for conserving battery power in a wireless link adapter of a battery operated computer such as a portable laptop computer, as controlled by a scheduled multiaccess protocol. The portable computer is operable as a mobile unit in a multi-cell wireless network. The scheduled acce ...


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Kenneth C Kung: One-time logon means and methods for distributed computing systems. Hughes Aircraft Company, Wanda K Denson Low, August 31, 1993: US05241594 (305 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods of authenticating users in a distributed networked computing system. The system may comprise a central server embodiment that includes a file wherein IDs and encrypted passwords are stored, or a distributed system embodiment where IDs and encrypted passwords are stored in files ...


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Walter M Marcinkiewicz, Charles W Eichelberger, Robert J Wojnarowski: Compact high density interconnect structure. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, August 31, 1993: US05241456 (291 worldwide citation)

An improved high density interconnect structure may include electronic components mounted on both sides of its substrate or a substrate which is only as thick as the semiconductor chips which reduces the overall structure thickness to the thickness of the semiconductor chips plus the combined thickn ...


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Chris C Yu, Gurtej S Sandhu: Chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) of a semiconductor wafer using acoustical waves for in-situ end point detection. Micron Technology, Stephen A Gratton, August 31, 1993: US05240552 (265 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for chemically mechanically planarizing (CMP) a semiconductor wafer includes directing acoustic waves at the wafer and receiving reflected acoustic waves from the wafer during the (CMP) process. By analyzing the acoustic waves and reflected acoustic waves a thickness of the wa ...