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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer, Robin Lougee Heimer, Kirill M Osipov: Probabilistic optimization of resource discovery, reservation and assignment. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, October 15, 2013: US08560365 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, system and/or computer program product allocate multiple resources from multiple organizations. A series of requests for multiple resources from multiple organizations is received. The multiple resources are required to accomplish a specific task, and each of the multi ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Michael J Burns, Sagy P Mintz, Eric M Herz, Alexander D Dietz: System and method for smart hedging in an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 15, 2013: US08560430

A system and associated methods are provided for smart hedging in an electronic trading environment. According to one example method, a first order for a first tradeable object and a second order for a second tradeable object are placed based on a spread strategy. Upon receiving an indication that a ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Cohort driven selection of medical diagnostic tests. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, October 15, 2013: US08560342

A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product create a suggested diagnostic test selection. A description of a current patient includes a current medical complaint, medical history, and physical examination result for the current patient. A cohort for the current patient is ...


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sally liu
Chia Chung Chen, Chi Feng Huang, Tse Hua Lu, Sally Liu: Four-terminal metal-over-metal capacitor design kit. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Slater & Matsil L, October 15, 2013: US08558228

A device includes a first MOM capacitor; a second MOM capacitor directly over and vertically overlapping the first MOM capacitor, wherein each of the first and the second MOM capacitors includes a plurality of parallel capacitor fingers; a first and a second port electrically coupled to the first MO ...


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Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Ross Koningstein: Determining and/or using end user local time information in an ad system. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, October 15, 2013: US08560493

The usefulness, and consequently the performance, of advertisements are improved by allowing advertisers to better target their ads to a responsive audience. For example, end user local time information may be used in a relevancy determination of an ad. As another example, end user local time inform ...


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James Kosecki, Aldo Mario Caballero: Data collection system having EIR terminal interface node. Hand Held Products, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 15, 2013: US08556174 (215 worldwide citation)

A network accessible node that facilitates management of a fleet of portable communication devices (EIR terminal), including portable data terminals and/or barcode readers, by directing performance of software upgrade and/or configuration update actions by one or more members of the fleet of EIR ter ...


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Erik Van Horn, Daniel James Olson: Method of and apparatus for managing and redeeming bar-coded coupons displayed from the light emitting display surfaces of information display devices. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, October 15, 2013: US08556176 (211 worldwide citation)

Improved methods of and apparatus for managing and redeeming bar-coded coupons that are displayed from a light emitting display surface of an information storage and display device, such as a cell-phone, a smart-phone, or a data communication device. The linear (1D) bar code symbols, associated with ...


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Robert M Hussey, William H Havens: System including bar coded wristband. Hand Held Products, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 15, 2013: US08556177 (211 worldwide citation)

A bar coded patient wristband identifies a patient wearing the wristband. The system comprises a bar code reader to read the bar coded wristband. A host computer is connected to the digital link to receive the segment of data from the bar code reader. A database correlates the segment of data to a p ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert C Gardiner, Matthew W Pankow: Imaging apparatus having imaging assembly. Welch Allyn Data Collection, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 15, 2013: US08559767 (210 worldwide citation)

There is described an imaging apparatus having an imaging assembly that includes an image sensor. The imaging apparatus can capture a frame of image data having image data corresponding to a first set of pixels of the image sensor. The imaging apparatus can capture a frame or image data having image ...


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Ann M Bauman, Stuart E Broyles, Jerald M Crawley, John R Daugherty, Norman Pih: Circular stapler buttress. W L Gore & Associates, Amy L Miller, October 15, 2013: US08556918 (200 worldwide citation)

A buttress for use with circular surgical staplers that does not require adhesive to securely fasten the buttress to the stapler. Following cutting and stapling by the circular stapler, the buttress has an adaptive opening through its central region with a diameter smaller than the outer diameter of ...