James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, James R Kraemer: Detecting behavioral deviations by measuring respiratory patterns in cohort groups. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, July 10, 2012: US08218871 (17 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for detecting behavioral deviations in members of a cohort group. In one embodiment, a member of a cohort group is identified. Each member of the cohort group shares a common characteristic. Respiratory metadata associated wi ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Generating receptivity scores for cohorts. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, July 10, 2012: US08219554

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating receptivity cohorts. A receptivity cohort is identified. The receptivity cohort includes a set of members and conduct attributes for the set of members. Each conduct attribute in the set of conduct attributes descr ...

William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, Edward K Y Jung, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, William H Gates III, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Temperature-stabilized storage containers with directed access. Tokitae, July 10, 2012: US08215518 (6 worldwide citation)

Systems include one or more storage containers. A container may include one or more segments of a first ultra efficient insulation material shaped to define at least one substantially temperature-stabilized storage region, and an access region, including at least one region of the one or more segmen ...

Moody Hadi
Suneel Iyer, Keith Anguish, Moody Hadi, Ketan Patel: Valuation of derivative products. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Banner & Whitcoff, July 10, 2012: US08219472

Disclosed are a method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for determining the value of a derivative product over nonconsecutive periods. The derivative product may be an interest rate swap product, which, when exchanged traded, normally is valued on a mark-to-market basis over consecutive peri ...

Marc Van Damme
Johan Loccufier, Stefaan Lingier, Marc Van Damme: Method for making a lithographic printing plate. Agfa Graphics, Keating & Bennett, July 10, 2012: US08216771

A method for making a lithographic printing plate includes the steps of: (1) providing a heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor including on a support having a hydrophilic surface or which is provided with a hydrophilic layer, a heat-sensitive coating, (2) image-wise exposing the precu ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Joseph C Hueil, Jerome R Morgan, Leslie M Fugikawa: Surgical stapling instrument having a medical substance dispenser. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 10, 2012: US08215531 (231 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, an assembly of a surgical instrument is disclosed. The assembly includes a housing, a cutting member relatively movable with respect to the housing, and an agent cartridge connected to the housing. The agent cartridge houses a medical agent. The assembly is configured to deli ...

Frank J Viola, Eric J Taylor: Rotary knife cutting systems. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 10, 2012: US08215533 (184 worldwide citation)

A rotary cutting system for use with a surgical stapling device. The rotary cutting system generally includes a knife blade and a mainspring for imparting rotary motion to the circular knife blade. A hammer member is provided and is configured and adapted to engage the knife blade.

Parag Gokhale: Application-aware and remote single instance data management. CommVault Systems, Perkins Coie, July 10, 2012: US08219524 (175 worldwide citation)

A method and system for reducing storage requirements and speeding up storage operations by reducing the storage of redundant data includes receiving a request that identifies one or more files or data objects to which to apply a storage operation. For each file or data object, the storage system de ...

Gregory Ralph Harrod, Bradley A Beers, Grant E Carmichael, Jedidiah O Bentz: Indoor air quality controllers and user interfaces. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder, July 10, 2012: US08219249 (142 worldwide citation)

Controllers for controlling heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and cooling (HVAC) systems are provided. The controllers include graphical user interfaces for user adjustment of system settings. The controllers also include communication interfaces for receiving climate data. In certain embodime ...

Philippe Roy, Paul J Lagassey: Method for processing the output of a speech recognizer. Great Northern Research, Steven M Hoffbert, Ostrolenk Faber, July 10, 2012: US08219407 (129 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing speech input comprising a speech recognizer and a logical command processor which facilitates additional processing of speech input beyond the speech recognizer level. A speech recognizer receives input from a user, and when a command is identified in the speech in ...