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Ronald J Barber, Bradley J Beitel, William R Equitz, Carlton W Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas R Work, Peter C Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, November 26, 1996: US05579471 (470 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Mark S Bishop, Nancy A Burns, John J Deacon, Robert D Gordon, Charles L Haug, Kenneth B Smith, Lonnie S Walling, Michael D Wilkes, Peter C Yanker: Computer-based, audio/visual creation and presentation system and method. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, December 28, 1993: US05274758 (161 worldwide citation)

A user/PC interface system is described which enables the creation and performance of a synchronized audio/visual story on the PC. The interface enables the initial storage of a plurality of visual images. Then, it enables the creation of an audio presentation which includes labels and time indicati ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Mark S Bishop, John J Deacon, Robert D Gordon, Kenneth B Smith, Lonnie S Walling, Michael D Wilkes, Peter C Yanker, Nancy A Burns, Charles L Haug: Computer-based, audio/visual creation and presentation system and method. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, June 2, 1992: US05119474 (142 worldwide citation)

A user/PC interface system is described which enables the creation and performance of a synchronized audio/visual story on the PC. The interface enables the initial storage of a plurality of visual images. Then, it enables the creation of an audio presentation which includes labels and time indicati ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Charles L Haug, Elba M Sobrino: System for accessing objects external to an application using tables containing path definitions. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, August 16, 1994: US05339423 (101 worldwide citation)

A computer/software system is described which enables a user to produce and display an audio/visual application using a library of image, audio and story objects. The system creates a first library data file which includes a list of application files. It then creates a bill of materials listing for ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Robert D Gordon, Ming C Hao, Steven V Kauffman, Ronald L Obermarck, Arthur M Sherman, Lynne C Thieme, Gene E Trivett, Lynn Trivett: Method for sharing common values implicitly among communicating generative objects. International Business Machines Corporation, R Bruce Brodie, June 26, 1990: US04937760 (43 worldwide citation)

A method for synchronizing common values in a distributed system, at least one node of which is a cyclic, rule-based, object-sensitive production system. Values altered in one part of the system are implicity rather than explicitly communicated and processed to and from the rule-based node. All comm ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Peter C Yanker: Trigger field display selection. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, April 26, 1994: US05307457 (29 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described which includes memory areas for storing an image and trigger fields for the image, and a display which indicates a cursor in one of two configurations. Circuitry is provided for moving the cursor and enabling it to implement a select operation for a particular subroutine. T ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Robert D Gordon: Animation processor method and apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, September 22, 1992: US05150312 (22 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for generating relative movement between a first image and a second image while avoiding display screen flicker. The method includes a step of copying to a first buffer a portion of a display memory corresponding to a present portion of the second image wherein a first image wil ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Robert D Gordon, Joseph B Witherspoon III: Anti-alias font generation. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, February 14, 1995: US05390289 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a second, substantially anti-aliased, representation of a character from a first representation. The second representation is comprised of horizontal lines of dots that are shifted horizontally relative to dots of the first representation, each dot of the first representation ...