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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day, John Matthew Santosuosso: Ordering of database search results based on user feedback. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, March 29, 2005: US06873982 (242 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, program product, and method rely on user interaction in the ordering search results returned by a search engine. Each of a plurality of records in a database is associated with a user feedback parameter that is used in ordering the records identified in a result set generated in respon ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day: Apparatus, program products and methods utilizing intelligent contact management. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans L, June 12, 2001: US06247043 (227 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, program products, and methods implement various intelligent contact management operations to improve the productivity of users of electronic messaging systems and the like. To perform an intelligent name lookup, for example, a subset of the users in a contact database that meet a predeter ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day: Multi-target links for navigating between hypertext documents and the like. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, June 15, 2004: US06751777 (215 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, program product, and method utilize a multi-target link to selectively access data located at one or more of a plurality of storage locations associated with the link. Thus, when a user activates a particular multi-target link, a request may be forwarded to different storage locations ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day, John Matthew Santosuosso: Automated detection/resumption of interrupted television programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, January 20, 2004: US06681396 (210 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, program product and method access electronic program information in response to a determination that a showing of a television program has been interrupted to locate one or more repeat showings of the interrupted television program. Then, if a repeat showing is located for an interrupt ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day, John Matthew Santosuosso: Web server apparatus and method for virus checking. International Business Machines Corporation, Derek P Martin, Martin & Associates, August 31, 2004: US06785732 (203 worldwide citation)

A web server computer system includes a virus checker and mechanisms for checking e-mails and their attachments, downloaded files, and web sites for possible viruses. When an e-mail message contains a detected virus, the message is discarded, and both the sender and recipient are informed via e-mail ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day, John Matthew Santosuosso: Method and system for predicting and managing undesirable electronic mail. International Business Machines Corporation, Roy W Truelson, Dillon & Yudell, August 17, 2004: US06779021 (161 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, multiple e-mails are received at a network server intended for multiple clients served by the network server. The received e-mails are analyzed to determine patterns of similarity. A selection of similar e-mails are predicted and classified as potentially un ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Brian John Cragun, Paul Reuben Day: Method and computer program product for implementing parental supervision for internet browsing. International Business Machines Corporation, Joan Pennington, June 1, 2004: US06745367 (155 worldwide citation)

A method and computer program product are provided for implementing supervision functions for Internet browsing. A user profile record is maintained. A universal resource locator (URL) is identified. Approval is determined for the identified URL. The URL is displayed according to the user profile re ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day: Multi-node user interface component and method thereof for use in accessing a plurality of linked records. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans L, June 6, 2000: US06072490 (151 worldwide citation)

A user interface component and method of using the same graphically display linked records with node display elements representing individual records, and optional link display elements representing the links therebetween. The user interface component may be automatically and dynamically generated d ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day: Multi-node user interface component and method thereof for use in accessing a plurality of linked records. International Business Machines Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, March 2, 1999: US05877766 (147 worldwide citation)

A user interface component and method of using the same graphically display linked records with node display elements representing individual records, and optional link display elements representing the links therebetween. The user interface component may be automatically and dynamically generated d ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Jeffrey Michael Ryan, John Matthew Santosuosso: Telephone system and method for selectively ringing one or more land phones or portable phones based on the self-detected geographical position of a portable phone. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin & Associates, Derek P Martin, February 14, 2006: US06999757 (128 worldwide citation)

A portable phone is equipped with a position detector that detects the geographical position of the portable phone, and a telephone system may ring one or more land-based phones or portable phones according to the geographical position of the portable phone. One or more geographical regions are defi ...