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Dietmar H Hanke, David A Hull, Richard R Smith: Gun sight system for a military vehicle. Raytheon Company, Colin M Raufer, Leonard A Alkov, Glenn H Lenzen Jr, January 11, 2000: US06012376 (28 worldwide citation)

An optical gun sight system for an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank supported in a lower housing which may be attached to the fixed internal upper housing in the turret of the tank. An adapter plate is provided which has two sets of openings, one to align with the openings in the upper housing and the o ...


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A Lawrence Spitz, David A Hull: Method and apparatus for automatic character script determination. Xerox Corporation, Fuji Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, August 22, 1995: US05444797 (22 worldwide citation)

An automatic script determining apparatus automatically determines the gross script-type of the text image of a document. A connected component generating means generates connected components from the pixels comprising the text image. A bounding box generating means generates a bounding box surround ...


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David A Hull: Semi-active focus and thermal compensation of a centrally-obscured reflective telescope. Raytheon Company, Colin M Raufer, Leonard A Alkov, Glenn H Lenzen Jr, June 11, 2002: US06404547 (11 worldwide citation)

A centrally-obscured reflective telescope having a semi-active focus and thermal compensation system. The telescope has a housing having an input window, a primary mirror, a secondary mirror suspended between the input window and the primary mirror by support struts, an optional tertiary mirror, and ...


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David A Hull, Richard R Smith, Mark R Ehlers, Michael J Brothers, Kenneth W Lee, Dietmar Hanke: Thermal imaging system for a military vehicle. Hughes Electronics, Michael W Sales, Wanda K Denson Low, February 4, 1997: US05600491 (5 worldwide citation)

A thermal imaging system (100) for a vehicle includes an objective lens (104) for receiving an image of the object, an eyepiece lens (102) for viewing the image of the object, and a compensator lens (106) movably located between the objective and eyepiece lenses (104, 102) for providing a thermal im ...


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Deitmar Hanke, David A Hull: Refractive lens cradle. Hughes Electronics, Michael W Sales, Wanda K Denson Low, September 10, 1996: US05555134 (2 worldwide citation)

A refractive lens element (16) with a very thin edge thickness is mounted to withstand gun shock loads by utilizing a cell cradle (14) that is contoured to conform to the lens element surface profile (24). The lens is employed in a system having a rectangular clear aperture (26) which when projected ...


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David A Hull: Thermal wake control. Raytheon Company, September 30, 2014: US08848290

Thermal wake proximate to an optical element of a telescope may be reduced. Signal(s) related to respective temperatures of support struts supporting the optical element may be generated. The respective temperatures of the support struts may be determined based on the signal(s). Individual support s ...


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David A Evans, Victor M Sheftel, Jeffrey K Bennett, David A Hull: Methods and apparatus for rank-based response set clustering. Clairvoyance Corporation, Jones Day, May 17, 2007: US20070112867-A1

A method for identifying clusters of similar documents from among a set of documents is described. A particular document is selected based on rank from among a ranked set of documents, wherein the ranked set of documents are included among available documents of the set of documents. A probe is gene ...


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David A Hull, Norbert Roma: Methods and apparatus for identifying workflow graphs using an iterative analysis of empirical data. Clairvoyance Corporation, Jones Day, March 13, 2008: US20080065448-A1

A method and system for generating a workflow graph from empirical data of a process are described. A processing system obtains data corresponding to multiple instances of a process, the process including a set of tasks, the data including information about order of occurrences of the tasks. The pro ...


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David A Hull, David A Evans, Jeffrey K Bennett, Hua Cheng, Yan Qu, Carol L Tenny, Jesse A Montgomery, Ilya M Goldin: Method and apparatus for performing semantic update and replace operations. JustSystems Evans Research, Jones Day, November 27, 2008: US20080294425-A1

A method of changing semantic information comprises changing a first bi-directional coupling between a surface region in a document and a first semantic object to a second bi-directional coupling between the surface region and a second semantic object. More particularly, the method may be comprised ...


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David A Evans, Jeffrey K Bennett, David A Hull, Hua Cheng, Yan Qu, Carol L Tenny, Jesse A Montgomery, Ilya M Goldin: Method and apparatus for anchoring expressions based on an ontological model of semantic information. JustSystems Evans Research, Jones Day, November 27, 2008: US20080294426-A1

A method and apparatus for the recording and maintenance of semantic elements in electronically-held information objects provide for grounding semantic objects in an ontology, such that inheritance and other relations between concepts are preserved in persistent storage. The disclosed method and app ...