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Daniel S Glasser, Thomas R Reardon, Aaron W Ogus, Samuel J McKelvie, George Joy: Method and system for adding a secure network server to an existing computer network. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, June 9, 1998: US05764890 (211 worldwide citation)

A method and system for adding a secured network server to an existing network for access by a client thereof, wherein the added server does not possess a database of authentication credentials. The client is first authenticated for access to the added server by passing authentication requests recei ...


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Arnaud Eric Jacquin, Wendi Beth Rabiner: Motion-adaptive modelling of scene content for very low bit rate model-assisted coding of video sequences. Lucent Technologies, Kenneth M Brown, June 9, 1998: US05764803 (207 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for video coding whereby a region of an image which includes a predetermined object such as a person's face in the foreground portion of the image is automatically determined. Specifically, the foreground portion of the image is identified, and one or more predetermined (geome ...


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Steven Kullick, Diane Titus: Method and apparatus for automatic software replacement. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 9, 1998: US05764992 (204 worldwide citation)

A software program running on a computer automatically replaces itself with a newer version in a completely automated fashion, without interruption of its primary function, and in a manner that is completely transparent to the user of the computer. This is achieved by means of a logic module that is ...


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Maciej J Kieturakis: Surgical instrument permitting endoscopic viewing and dissecting. Archimedes Surgical, Norman R Klivans, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 9, 1998: US05762604 (201 worldwide citation)

A surgical dissector and method for facilitating fiberoptic viewing when developing a minimally invasive accessway to a surgical objective in the interior of the body. The dissector or guide is used to dissect tissues along an anatomic plane under direct fiberoptic vision. A balloon is provided to f ...


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Stuart Alan Kauffman, Marc Ballivet: Process for obtaining DNA, RNA, peptides, polypeptides, or protein, by recombinant DNA technique. IXSYS Incorporated, Campbell & Flores, June 9, 1998: US05763192 (196 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a process for the production of a peptide, polypeptide, or protein having a predetermined property. In accordance with one embodiment, the process begins by producing by way of synthetic polynucleotide coupling, stochastically generated polynucleotide sequences. ...


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James George Knudson, William Lawrence Vivian, Mark S Crego: Dynamic project management system. MCI Corporation, June 9, 1998: US05765140 (190 worldwide citation)

A dynamic project management system includes a server network and a master database. The network is configured to identify a personnel resource pool including a plurality of users. A project planning tool is used to effect the project plan including a plurality of tasks to be performed by the users ...


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Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Jin Shan Wang: (Co)polymers and a novel polymerization process based on atom (or group) transfer radical polymerization. Carnegie Mellon University, Jin Shan Wang, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 9, 1998: US05763548 (187 worldwide citation)

A new polymerization process (atom transfer radical polymerization, or ATRP) based on a redox reaction between a transition metal (e.g., Cu(I)/Cu(II), provides "living" or controlled radical polymerization of styrene, (meth)acrylates, and other radically polymerizable monomers. Using various simple ...


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Daniel Dean Heimsoth, Gary Randall Horn, Mohan Sharma, Laurie Beth Turner, Leo Yue Tak Yeung: Object-oriented communication interface for network protocol access using the selected newly created protocol interface object and newly created protocol layer objects in the protocol stack. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S Labaw, June 9, 1998: US05764915 (181 worldwide citation)

An object oriented protocol interface for establishing a communication path between communication endpoints in a computer network. The generic nature of the interface allows any and several protocol layers to be developed from the same set of protocol class objects. The interface to a communication ...


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Donald G Polvani: Medical magnetic positioning system and method for determining the position of a magnetic probe. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Walter G Sutcliff, June 9, 1998: US05762064 (180 worldwide citation)

A medical magnetic positioning system and method for determining the position of a magnetic probe inside a body of an individual in which at least two spaced magnetometers are fastened to an area on an external portion of an individual's body proximate to the desired location of the probe inside of ...


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Leven E Staples, W B Barker, Kenneth L Witt: System and method for providing a remote user with a virtual presence to an office. Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, June 9, 1998: US05764639 (179 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling a remote user to maintain a virtual presence at a corporate office and behave substantially as if the user were physically present at the corporate office. The remote user's telephone behaves as a PBX extension, and the remote user may send and receive faxes and emai ...