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Bodin Dresevic, Donald D Chinn, Gregory C Hitchcock: Method for validating a signed program prior to execution time or an unsigned program at execution time. Microsoft Corporation, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, June 26, 2001: US06253374 (175 worldwide citation)

Validating a signed program prior to execution time or an unsigned program at execution time. A program is validated by checking the input parameters to the instructions of the program to prevent errors associated with executing an instruction using an invalid input parameter. Both signed programs a ...


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Claude Betrisey, Bodin Dresevic, Donald P Mitchell, John C Platt: Methods apparatus and data structures for enhancing the resolution of images to be rendered on patterned display devices. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, May 21, 2002: US06393145 (147 worldwide citation)

Techniques for improving the resolution of images (either analog images, analytic images, or images having a higher resolution than that of a display device) to be rendered on patterned displays. In one aspect of the present invention, an overscaling or oversampling process may accept analytic chara ...


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Bodin Dresevic, William Hill, Gregory Hitchcock, Leroy B Keely, John C Platt, J Turner Whitted: Method and apparatus for improving the quality of displayed images through the use of user reference information. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, September 23, 2003: US06624828 (110 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for increasing the perceived quality of displayed images. This is achieved in a variety of ways including the use of a plurality of device specific display characteristics when preparing images for display. It is also achieved through the monito ...


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Claude Betrisey, Bodin Dresevic, John C Platt: Adjusting character dimensions to compensate for low contrast character features. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, March 19, 2002: US06360023 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for increasing the contrast with which thin-stemmed characters can be displayed in sub-pixel rendering processes are disclosed. Some fonts, such as Courier New, have relatively thin stems and other character features that would otherwise be rendered with low contrast when display ...


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Bodin Dresevic, William Hill, Gregory Hitchcock, Leroy B Keely, John C Platt, J Turner Whitted: Methods and apparatus for improving the quality of displayed images through the use of display device and display condition information. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, January 6, 2004: US06674436 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for increasing the perceived quality of displayed images. This is achieved in a variety of ways including the use of a plurality of device specific display characteristics when preparing images for display. It is also achieved through the monito ...


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Claude Betrisey, Bodin Dresevic, John C Platt: Method and apparatus for filtering and caching data representing images. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, May 18, 2004: US06738526 (81 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for displaying images, e.g., text characters, on display devices which have multiple separately controllable luminance elements per pixel are described. Multiple alpha values are generated per pixel, e.g., one per pixel sub-component. Filtering is then performed to generate a f ...


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Claude Betrisey, Bodin Dresevic: Maintaining advance widths of existing characters that have been resolution enhanced. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 28, 2001: US06282327 (42 worldwide citation)

The widths of characters, that have had (or that are having) resolution enhancement processing applied, are adjusted so that the widths of the characters are maintained. In this way, formatting of any file including such characters is maintained. Specifically, the advance width of each character may ...


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Robert J Jarrett, Gerhard A Schobbe, Marieke Iwema, Charlton E Lui, F David Jones, Emily K Rimas, Bodin Dresevic, Subha Bhattacharyay: Lasso select. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, November 20, 2007: US07299424 (34 worldwide citation)

A lasso select tool that allows a user to draw a flexible line of selection ink in order to select one or more graphical objects for manipulation. As the user draws this selection line, the lasso select tool continuously redraws and displays a connection line connecting one end of the selection line ...


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Martin T Shetter, Gregory C Hitchcock, Bodin Dresevic: Methods and apparatus for efficiently implementing and modifying foreground and background color selections. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, January 29, 2002: US06342896 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for utilizing pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display as separate Red (R), Green (G), and Blue (B) luminous intensity values. R, G, and B luminous intensity level values are generated as part of a weighted scan conversion operation and are packed into ...


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Ikko Fushiki, Hock San Lee, David Brown, Bodin Dresevic: Warping text along a curved path. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, October 12, 2004: US06803913 (26 worldwide citation)

A system and method is described for manipulating text relative to a curved reference line in order to transform a character, rendered in a particular font, to generate a warped character with the degree of warping reflecting the local curvature of the curved reference line. The curvature of the ref ...