Mark J Stefik, Daniel G Bobrow, Peter L T Pirolli: System for controlling the distribution and use of composite digital works. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, June 10, 1997: US05638443 (828 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling use and distribution of composite digital works. A digital work is comprised of a description part and a content part. The description part contains control information for the composite digital work. The content part stores the actual digital data comprising the composite d ...

Mark J Stefik, Daniel G Bobrow, Stuart K Card, Michalene M Casey, Richard J Goldstein, Michael G Lamming, Jock D Mackinlay, Roy Want, George G Robertson, Mark D Weiser, Daniel M Russell: Interactive contents revealing storage device. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, June 25, 1996: US05530235 (490 worldwide citation)

A Document Card (DocuCard) for storing documents and which is content revealing. The DocuCard is a transportable unit having a nonvolatile storage means for storing information in a digital form, a control processor for processing user initiated functions; an I/O port for interfacing to external dev ...

Jan O Pedersen, Per Kristian Halvorsen, Douglass R Cutting, John W Tukey, Eric A Bier, Daniel G Bobrow: Iterative technique for phrase query formation and an information retrieval system employing same. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, January 11, 1994: US05278980 (435 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system and method are provided in which an operator inputs one or more query words which are used to determine a search key for searching through a corpus of documents, and which returns any matches between the search key and the corpus of documents as a phrase containing th ...

Mark J Stefik, Daniel M Russell, Daniel G Bobrow, D Austin Henderson Jr: Document processing system utilizing document service cards to provide document processing services. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, July 9, 1996: US05534975 (229 worldwide citation)

A user extensible document processing system. The extensible document processing system includes a document processing platform such as a digital copier,control forms for specifying requested services and instructions and one or more document service cards. User provided document processing services ...

Mark J Stefik, Daniel G Bobrow, Stanley M Lanning, Deborah G Tatar, Gregg S Foster: Small-scale workspace representations indicating activities by other users. Xerox Corporation, James T Beran, November 27, 1990: US04974173 (217 worldwide citation)

In a collaborative system in which a body of shared data may be accessed by more than one user, a small-scale representation of the body of shared data displayed to one user includes an indication of the activities of other users. A user that is not viewing the shared data at full scale can thus obt ...

Vijay A Saraswat, Daniel G Bobrow, Markus P J Fromherz, Timothy G Lindholm, Pierre C Berlandier, John H Conley: Print sequence scheduling system for duplex printing apparatus. Xerox Corporation, R Hutter, April 2, 1996: US05504568 (154 worldwide citation)

A system dynamically schedules the creation of images in an on-demand printing apparatus outputting simplex and duplex prints. For each simplex print, a simplex print block is appended to a schedule of images to be created, and for each duplex print, a duplex print block is appended to the schedule. ...

Daniel G Bobrow, Warren B Jackson, David Kalman Biegelsen: Mobius combination of reversion and return path in a paper transport system. Xerox Corporation, Perman & Green, August 19, 2003: US06607320 (131 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for processing a substrate on two sides. A substrate has a first edge as a leading edge in a process direction and a first side in a face-up orientation. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises an input pathway for receiving the substrate from a substrate processing station, a statio ...

Warren B Jackson, David Kalman Biegelsen, Daniel G Bobrow: Flexible sheet reversion using an omni-directional transport system. Xerox Corporation, Perman & Green, April 29, 2003: US06554276 (131 worldwide citation)

A flexible sheet handling apparatus comprising an input section for receiving the flexible sheet, a reversion section for rotating the flexible sheet about an axis of motion and an output section for transferring the rotated flexible sheet to a sheet processing system.

Daniel G Bobrow, James V Mahoney, William J Rucklidge: Sorting image segments into clusters based on a distance measurement. Xerox Corporation, May 13, 2003: US06562077 (83 worldwide citation)

A programming interface of document search system enables a user to dynamically specifying features of documents recorded in a corpus of documents. The programming interface provides category and format flexibility for defining different genre of documents. The document search system initially segme ...

Daniel G Bobrow, John O Everett: Paper based intermedium for providing interactive educational services. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, January 23, 2001: US06178308 (78 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing interactive computer assisted teaching. The system is premised on and extends the ubiquitous nature of paper in classroom environments to be an interaction medium with a computer based system. By utilizing intelligent form and embedded data processing, highly intera ...