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Bhandari Rory Anthony, Clifford Paul Ian: Database management system. Intermation, April 3, 1996: GB2293667-A (131 worldwide citation)

A database system which configures a storage model based on a conceptual data model in accordance with a hierarchical tree-like structure. This enables fast and comprehensive data extraction and querying functions. Every entity, every attribute and every entity occurrence is assigned a unique, multi ...


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Schuster Luis Dr, Schuster Christoph: Process for making an endoprosthesis suited for knee joint replacement. Schuster Luis Dr Med, April 3, 1996: EP0704193-A1 (119 worldwide citation)

The mfg. system uses a pre-operative image of the damaged knee joint provided by a computer tomography, or nuclear magnetic resonance, imaging appts. The pre-operative image is corrected to obtain contours for the femur and the tibia corresponding to a healthy knee joint. The pre-operative image is ...


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Saitoh Tetsuo, Matsuo Syuji, Taniyoshi Itsurou, Kitamura Koichi: Digital phase locked loop having coarse and fine stepsize variable delay lines. Nippon Electric Co, April 3, 1996: EP0704975-A1 (88 worldwide citation)

In a digital phase locked loop, a coarse stepsize variable delay line (11) and a fine stepsize variable delay line (12) are connected in series for receiving a reference clock pulse and imparting thereto variable delays in accordance with higher significant bits and lower significant bits. The delay ...


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Koshikawa Yasuji: Semiconductor pipeline memory device eliminating time loss due to difference between pipeline stages from data access. Nippon Electric Co, April 3, 1996: EP0704848-A2 (78 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor pipeline memory device has a controller (16) for producing first, second and third timing clock signals (PH1/PH2/PH3) for transferring a column address and a read-out data bit through first, second and third pipeline stages (15e/15d; 15f/15g/17g/17h; 17i/17b) to an input-and-output p ...


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Zandi Ahmad, Allen James D, Schwartz Edward L, Boliek Martin: Apparatus for image data compression using reversible embedded waveletts. Ricoh, April 3, 1996: GB2293733-A (76 worldwide citation)

The invention includes generating transformed signals in response to input data using a reversible wavelet transform 102. The resulting coefficients are subjected to bit significance embedded (prioritised) coding 103 and then entropy coding 104. In one embodiment, the input data is decomposed using ...


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Grewe Anthony James, Ledbetter Carl S Jr, Kerwin Michael, Partridge Iii Waring B: Communication apparatus. At & T, April 3, 1996: EP0704788-A2 (74 worldwide citation)

A versatile device is obtained with a PDA that includes means for cordless connecting to specialized accessories. The PDA can operate in its conventional mode, or it can be enhanced by interconnecting it with some or all of its accessories. In one embodiment, the PDA is combined with a cellular tele ...


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Rabbani Majid: Method and apparatus for reducing quantization artifacts in a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system. Eastman Kodak Co, April 3, 1996: EP0705025-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

The system and method reduces the quantization artifacts in the addition and removal of a digital watermark to and from a selected resolution image of a hierarchical image storage system where the watermark removal record is placed in a higher resolution image component. For those applications where ...


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Myer Robert Evan, Wen Jack Chi Chieh: Cdma cellular communications with multicarrier signal processing. At & T, April 3, 1996: EP0704986-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, an improved CDMA receiver for receiving spread-spectrum-modulated signals is provided. In the improved receiver, a multicarrier signal processor (201) is positioned. The multicarrier signal processor includes a controller (307) for analyzing an incoming multicarri ...


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Yoshinobu Hitoshi, Yoshimura Tsukasa, Hattori Yoshitsugu: Program information broadcasting system, program information display method, and receiving device. Sony, April 3, 1996: EP0705036-A2 (61 worldwide citation)

A plurality of classification items each including a plurality of detailed items for recognizing broadcasting programs per se and program elements included in each of the broadcasting programs are provided wherein the contents of each of the broadcasting programs are represented by the classificatio ...


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Saito Makoto, Momiki Shunichi: Data copyright management system. Mitsubishi, April 3, 1996: EP0704785-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

A data copyright management system comprises a database for storing original data, a key control center for managing crypt keys, copyright management center for managing data copyrights, and a communication network for connecting these sections each other; data supplied from the database to users is ...