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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Jay A Goodwyn, James R Kraemer, Anthony W Young: System and method for the longitudinal analysis of education outcomes using cohort life cycles, cluster analytics-based cohort analysis, and probabilistic data schemas. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, April 19, 2011: US07930262 (49 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, computer program product, and data processing system for performing analysis on a plurality of data stored in a database. In an illustrative method, a first cohort is generated from the plurality of data. An optimal control cohort is generated from the plurality of dat ...


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Cynthia Hoover
David M Thompson, Cynthia A Hoover, John D Peck, Michael M Litwin: Deposition processes using group 8 (VIII) metallocene precursors. Praxair Technology, Iurie A Schwartz, Nilay S Dalal, April 19, 2011: US07927658

Disclosed herein is a process for producing a film, coating or powder employing a metallocene or metallocene-like precursor having the general formula CpMCp′, where M is a metal selected from the group consisting of Ru, Os and Fe; Cp is a first substituted cyclopentadienyl or cyclopentadienyl-like, ...


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William H. Gates III
Raymond E Ozzie, William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Michael Connolly, Nishant V Dani, Dane A Glasgow, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Chandramohan A Thekkath, David R Treadwell III, Melora Zaner Godsey: Personal data mining. Microsoft Corporation, Hope Baldauff Hartman, April 19, 2011: US07930197 (119 worldwide citation)

Personal data mining mechanisms and methods are employed to identify relevant information that otherwise would likely remain undiscovered. Users supply personal data that can be analyzed in conjunction with data associated with a plurality of other users to provide useful information that can improv ...


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yuan xing Lee
George Mathew, Yuan Xing Lee, Harley Burger, Li Du: Systems and methods for adaptive MRA compensation. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, April 19, 2011: US07929240 (10 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for reducing head distortion. For example, various embodiments of the present invention provide storage devices that include a storage medium, a read/write head assembly, and an adaptive distortion modification circuit. The sto ...


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Robert A Kubo, Matthew J Kalos: Processing a read request to a logical volume while relocating a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location using a copy relationship. International Business Machines Corporation, David W Victor, Konrad Raynes & Victor, April 19, 2011: US07930496 (5 worldwide citation)

Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for relocating a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location using a copy relationship. An operation is initiated to move a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location. A relationshi ...


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Durga Malladi
Serge Willenegger, Alkinoos Hector Vayanos, Durga P Malladi, Edward G Tiedemann Jr, Francesco Grilli, Josef Blanz: Method and apparatus for reducing interference in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Sayed H Beladi, April 19, 2011: US07929473 (4 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for reducing interference in a wireless communication system when the source of interference is a deterministic component of the system. In one embodiment, the receiver weights the transmitters according to when the source of interference is transmitted. Further, the transmitter ...


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Marek Brejl
Samuel W Peterson, Marek Brejl, Annapoorani Gothandaraman: Characteristic path-based colon segmentation. Vital Images, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 19, 2011: US07929748 (3 worldwide citation)

This document discusses, among other things, systems and methods for efficiently calculating a colon segmentation from one or more candidate virtual three-dimensional objects. A sequence of image scans are analyzed and candidate segments are identified. Landmark segments are identified from the cand ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Rory L Block, Chih Hui Jan, James P Simmermon, Thomas A Gentles, Vikram Swamy, Terry D Warkentin: Accounting service in a service-oriented gaming network environment. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 19, 2011: US07927210 (1 worldwide citation)

An accounting service for a gaming network including gaming machines provides systems and methods for retrieving accounting information such as gaming machine meter information from gaming machines on the gaming network. The gaming services framework comprises a set of services, protocols, XML schem ...


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