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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimally customizable and adaptive personalized information display for information associated with managing a chaotic event. Duke W Yee, March 13, 2008: US20080065576-A1

A method for displaying information related to a chaotic event. A mathematical optimization algorithm is used to select an optimal decision set for a user. The mathematical optimization algorithm takes as input a decision template, chaotic event information regarding a chaotic event, and a user prof ...


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Charles Szmanda
Lujia Bu, Edward C Greer, Charles R Szmanda: Methods for writing and reading information and devices based thereon. Rohm And Haas Company, March 13, 2008: US20080062853-A1

Memory devices and methods of storing and reading information are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of storing information encoded with at least two polarization magnitudes and at least two polarization directions; wherein the polarization magnitudes provide a first channel for encoding informat ...


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Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Timothy J Dalton, Ebenezer Eshun, Vincent J McGahay, Anthony K Stamper, Kunal Vaed: Method and structure for integrating mim capacitors within dual damascene processing techniques. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn IBM Fishkill, March 13, 2008: US20080064163-A1

A method for integrating the formation of metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors within dual damascene processing includes forming a lower interlevel dielectric (ILD) layer having a lower capacitor electrode and one or more lower metal lines therein, the ILD layer having a first dielectric capping l ...


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Ramandeep Ahuja
Ramandeep Ahuja, Surender Kumar, Mark D Seaborn: Selecting a leader node for an ad hoc network based on services. Motorola, Motorola, March 13, 2008: US20080062945-A1

Techniques are provided for forming networks based on services offered or provided by particular leader nodes. Client nodes in the network can select a particular leader node based on a desired service offered or provided by the particular leader node. The client nodes can become a part of a differe ...


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Private
Robert J Dugan, John R Flanagan, Giles R Frazier, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Kenneth M Trowell, Harry M Yudenfriend: Transfer of Error-Analysis and Statistical Data in a Fibre Channel Input/Output System. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, March 13, 2008: US20080063038-A1

A computer Input/Output system having a fabric, a control unit (CU) and a host computer including a channel, the channel having a channel port connected by a first link to a channel neighbor port of the fabric, and the control unit having a CU port connected by a second link to a CU neighbor port on ...


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Steven Jobs
Tammy Tova Abraham, Alexandrea Anderson, Steve Jobs, Robert H Kondrk, Oliver Krevet, Jeffrey L Robbin, Mike Wiese: Techniques and Graphical User Interfaces for Review of Media Items. Technology & Innovation Law Group PC, March 13, 2008: US20080066102-A1

Improved techniques and graphical user interfaces for presenting a media item on a computing device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the media item is a video. A video information window can provide a user with information concerning the video and can enable the user to play at least a portion of t ...


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Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Steven Jobs: Organizing and sorting media menu items. Fish & Richardson PC, March 13, 2008: US20080065638-A1

A method of organizing episodic content includes identifying a list of items associated with episodic content and sorting the list of items based on at least episode order upon a prompt.


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Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Thomas Michael Madden, Steven Jobs, Jeff Robbin, Eric Taylor Seymour: Rendering Icons Along A Multidimensional Path Having A Terminus Position. Fish & Richardson PC, March 13, 2008: US20080066013-A1

Icons are arranged in foreground background positions in an interface environment to define a multidimensional path extending from a terminus. The icons transition between the foreground position and the background positions along the multidimensional path.


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Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Eric Taylor Seymour, Steven Jobs, David Alan Pound: Media preview user interface. Fish & Richardson PC, March 13, 2008: US20080066110-A1

A menu having menu items is arranged in an interface environment. A first abstraction is arranged proximate to the menu, the first abstraction being based on a highlighted menu item. A second abstraction is transitioned into the interface environment upon the occurrence of an event, the second abstr ...


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