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Brian E Smartt: System and method of optimizing database queries in two or more dimensions. Telcontar, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 5, 1999: US05963956 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and system for storing and retrieving spatial data objects from a spatial database is discussed. The system stores multi-dimensional objects within the database by determining their position in a multi-tiered coordinate system. One each object has been assigned to a particular coordinate, t ...


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Richard F Poppen, Brian E Smartt, Linnea A Dunn, Frank J Derose: Method of clustering multi-dimensional related data in a computer database by combining the two verticles of a graph connected by an edge having the highest score. January 6, 1998: US05706503 (53 worldwide citation)

A method of clustering multi-dimensional related data performed by identifying features from a collection of data, each of said features being represented by a vertex, selecting pairs of features that it is desirable to cluster together, connecting the pair of vertices representing every selected pa ...


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Brian E Smartt: System and method of optimizing database queries in two or more dimensions. Telcontar, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 22, 2002: US06470287 (52 worldwide citation)

A method and system for storing and retrieving spatial data objects from a spatial database is discussed. The system stores multi-dimensional objects within the database by determining their position in a multi-tiered coordinate system. One each object has been assigned to a particular coordinate th ...


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Laurie J Vertelney, Daniel M Kohn, Steven C Wollenberg, Brian E Smartt, Paul J Lima, Eric S Wels: User interface system and method for a vehicle navigation device. Dash Navigation, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, December 10, 2013: US08606516 (41 worldwide citation)

A user interface for use in a vehicle navigation and traffic information device. Various adaptable menu commands and intuitive UI elements are provided to ease user navigation of the interface and to minimize driver distraction while providing information in an optimized manner.


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Brian E Smartt: System and method of optimizing database queries in two or more dimensions. Telcontar, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 25, 2006: US07035869 (31 worldwide citation)

A method and system for storing and retrieving spatial data objects from a spatial database is discussed. The system stores multi-dimensional objects within the database by determining their position in a multi-tiered coordinate system. One each object has been assigned to a particular coordinate, t ...


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Brian E Smartt, Richard F Poppen, Linnea A Dunn: Geocoding locations near a specified city. deCarta, Fenwick & West, October 12, 2010: US07813873 (23 worldwide citation)

Specified streets or intersections that are within a specified distance of a specified city can be found by a search, even when they are not actually in that city. For computational efficiency, some addresses are included in search results even when they exceed the specified distance from the specif ...


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Brian E Smartt: System and method of optimizing database queries in two or more dimensions. deCarta, Fenwick & West, May 25, 2010: US07725425 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and system for storing and retrieving spatial data objects from a spatial database is discussed. The system stores multi-dimensional objects within the database by determining their position in a multi-tiered coordinate system. One each object has been assigned to a particular coordinate, t ...


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Laurie J Vertelney, Daniel M Kohn, Steven C Wollenberg, Brian E Smartt, Paul J Lima, Eric S Wels: User interface system and method for a vehicle navigation device. BlackBerry Corporation, Thomas S Grzesik, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, December 13, 2016: US09518835 (1 worldwide citation)

A user interface for use in a vehicle navigation and traffic information device. Various adaptable menu commands and intuitive UI elements are provided to ease user navigation of the interface and to minimize driver distraction while providing information in an optimized manner.


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Brian E Smartt, Charles A Price, Joshua P Switkes: Devices, systems, and methods for remote authorization of autonomous vehicle operation. Peloton Technology, Singularity, September 18, 2018: US10078338

Systems and methods for coordinating and controlling vehicles, for example heavy trucks, to follow closely behind each other, or linking to form a platoon. In one aspect, on-board controllers in each vehicle interact with vehicular sensors to monitor and control, for example, relative distance, rela ...


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Brian E Smartt, Richard F Poppen, Linnea A Dunn: Geocoding locations near a specified city. Uber Technologies, Fenwick & West, September 27, 2016: US09453739

Specified streets or intersections that are within a specified distance of a specified city can be found by a search, even when they are not actually in that city. For computational efficiency, some addresses are included in search results even when they exceed the specified distance from the specif ...