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Attila Grauzer, Feraidoon Bourbour, Troy D Nelson, Paul K Scheper, James B Stasson, Ronald R Swanson: Card shuffling apparatus with integral card delivery. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Assoc P A, November 25, 2003: US06651982 (174 worldwide citation)

A card shuffling device includes a top surface, a card receiving area for receiving an initial set of playing cards, a randomizing system for randomizing the initial set of playing cards, a collection surface in a card collection area for receiving randomized playing cards, the collection surface re ...


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Chris Nunez: Hypertext-based database architecture. Centor Software, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, November 25, 2003: US06654737 (174 worldwide citation)

A database which consists of HTML, XML or other standard-format, hypertext documents is disclosed. For each “record” in the database there is a master document and multiple related documents, called “view documents.” The view documents are related to the master document and may have a subset of the ...


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Naoyuki Tokuda, Liang Chen, Hiroyuki Sasai: Probabilistic information retrieval based on differential latent semantic space. SunFlare, Jacobson Holman PLLC, November 25, 2003: US06654740 (171 worldwide citation)

A computer-based information search and retrieval system and method for retrieving textual digital objects that makes full use of the projections of the documents onto both the reduced document space characterized by the singular value decomposition-based latent semantic structure and its orthogonal ...


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Murali Mani, Neelakantan Sundaresan: System and method for query processing and optimization for XML repositories. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, November 25, 2003: US06654734 (170 worldwide citation)

A computer program product is provided as a system for querying a repository of XML documents. The data in the XML documents are viewed by a query system as a graph that allows queries on content, structure, inter-document links, and intra-document links. The query language uses XML syntax and is ba ...


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John I Shipp, Steven Y Shepard, James A Satterfield: Method for applying a ligation clip. Surgicon, Martin & Ferraro, November 25, 2003: US06652539 (169 worldwide citation)

The ligation clip applicator and ligation clip design are provided which are particularly applicable to placement of a surgical ligation clip during a laparoscopic surgical procedure. The clip includes a support member and a clamping arm having enlarged portions thereon. The applicator device has a ...


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Attila Grauzer, Troy D Nelson, Paul K Scheper, James B Stasson, Ronald R Swanson, Feraidoon Bourbour: Card shuffling apparatus with integral card delivery. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Assoc P A, November 25, 2003: US06651981 (169 worldwide citation)

A card shuffling device includes a top surface, a card receiving area for receiving an initial set of playing cards, a randomizing system for randomizing the initial set of playing cards, a collection surface in a card collection area for receiving randomized playing cards, the collection surface re ...


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Sohrab Mansouri, Vasile Cosofret, Clarke Xu: Analytical instruments, biosensors and methods thereof. Instrumentation Laboratory Company, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 25, 2003: US06652720 (169 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical sensor system and membrane and method thereof for increased accuracy and effective life of electrochemical and enzyme sensors.


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Arthur Sherman: Sequential chemical vapor deposition. Licensee for Microelectronics ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 25, 2003: US06652924 (168 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for sequential chemical vapor deposition by employing a reactor operated at low pressure, a pump to remove excess reactants, and a line to introduce gas into the reactor through a valve. A first reactant forms a monolayer on the part to be coated, while the second reac ...


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Marc Langheinrich, Atsuyoshi Nakamura: System and method for providing customized advertising on the World Wide Web. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, November 25, 2003: US06654725 (161 worldwide citation)

A system and method for customized advertisement selection and delivery on the World Wide Web (WWW) upon the Internet. The advertising system has a database server which stores advertisements and their campaign information, and an advertisement server which generates electronic advertisements availa ...


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Sam Palatnik, Dave Donars, Robert Rammel: Finger oximeter with finger grip suspension system. BCI, Louis Woo, November 25, 2003: US06654621 (160 worldwide citation)

A finger oximeter has a fixed first finger grip member and a second finger grip member that is movable relative to the first fixed finger grip member. The finger grip members are mounted to a casing, with the first finger grip member being fixedly coupled to a top portion of the casing and the secon ...