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Al Hartmann, Carl Wakeland: System and method of routing communications data with multiple protocols using crossbar switches. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Louis H Iselin, Conley Rose & Tayon, May 18, 1999: US05905873 (120 worldwide citation)

A communication system which includes more efficient packet conversion and routing for improved performance and simplified operation. The communication system includes one or more inputs for receiving packet data and one or more outputs for providing packet data. In one embodiment, the present inven ...


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David J Borland, Al Hartmann: Method and system to meter and control usage of telephone systems. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 12, 2001: US06246756 (62 worldwide citation)

A method and a system to meter and control the usage of a telephone. The metering and control functions are applicable for specific outgoing or incoming destination, the specific user of the telephone, the time of the day when an outgoing call is made or an incoming call is received, and the calling ...


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Al Hartmann: Spam discrimination by generalized Ngram analysis of small header fields. Symantec Corporation, Fenwick & West, June 30, 2009: US07555523 (20 worldwide citation)

In the method of the present invention, spam is detected by extracting generalized Ngrams from a section of an e-mail (104). A spam manager (101) extracts (502) a sequence of characters from a section of an email. The spam manager (101) iterates (504) subsequences within the sequence. The spam manag ...


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Al Hartmann: Adaptive threshold based spam classification. Symantec Corporation, Fenwick & West, November 10, 2009: US07617285 (19 worldwide citation)

A spam classification manager uses a dynamically adaptive decision threshold for detecting spam email messages. For each of a plurality of time periods, the spam classification manager calculates an adaptive decision threshold to use to adjudicate whether or not received email messages comprise spam ...


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Joe W Peterson, Al Hartmann: Dual-mode AC/DC electrical receptacle. Advanced Micro Devices, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, December 12, 2000: US06160728 (11 worldwide citation)

An electrical receptacle that provides dual-mode electric power through two separate sockets. The electrical receptacle includes a first socket configured to supply AC electric current at a high voltage (such as 120V or 240V AC) and a second socket configured to supply DC current at a low voltage cu ...


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Al Hartmann: System and method for terminating a telephone call after simulating a telephone connection failure. Advanced Micro Devices, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, October 10, 2000: US06130936 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises an improved telephone system and method for terminating a telephone call after simulating a telephone connection failure. After establishing a telephone connection, a user can terminate the telephone call by depressing a switch on the telephone. The telephone then rec ...


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Al Hartmann: Scan-on-read. Symantec Corporation, Fenwick & West, February 26, 2008: US07334722 (2 worldwide citation)

A scan-on-read manager efficiently scans received data. The scan-on-read manager detects attempts by applications to read received data. The scan-on-read manager scans received data only responsive to an application attempting to read it. The scan-on-read manager only allows the application to read ...


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Al Hartmann: Scan-on-read. Symantec Corporation, Fenwick & West, November 18, 2008: US07451916

A scan-on-read manager efficiently scans received data. The scan-on-read manager detects attempts by applications to read received data. The scan-on-read manager scans received data only responsive to an application attempting to read it. The scan-on-read manager only allows the application to read ...


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Al Hartmann: Scan-on-Read. Symantec Fenwick, Silicon Valley Center, January 17, 2008: US20080016567-A1

A scan-on-read manager efficiently scans received data. The scan-on-read manager detects attempts by applications to read received data. The scan-on-read manager scans received data only responsive to an application attempting to read it. The scan-on-read manager only allows the application to read ...