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David K Gifford: Digital active advertising. Open Market, Fish & Richardson P C, March 3, 1998: US05724424 (1013 worldwide citation)

A complete system for the purchasing of goods or information over a computer network is presented. Merchant computers on the network maintain databases of digital advertisements that are accessed by buyer computers. In response to user inquiries, buyer computers retrieve and display digital advertis ...


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David K Gifford: Method of providing internet pages by mapping telephone number provided by client to URL and returning the same in a redirect command by server. Open Market, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 22, 1998: US05812776 (446 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to methods for providing access to network servers. In particular, the process described in the invention includes client-server sessions over the Internet involving hypertext files. In the hypertext environment, a client views a document transmitted by a content server with a ...


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David K Gifford: Replica routing. Sightpath, Fish & Richardson PC, April 18, 2000: US06052718 (418 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a new method called replica routing that automatically directs client computers that request a service to a server replica for that service. The replica chosen by replica routing is the replica that is expected to provide the best performance to the client based upon the cli ...


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James W O&apos Toole Jr, David K Gifford: Controlled transfer of information in computer networks. Open Market, Fish & Richardson P C, August 21, 2001: US06279112 (248 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to techniques for controlling transfers of information in computer networks. One technique involves transmitting from a server computer to a client computer a document containing a channel object corresponding to a communication service, and storing an access ticket tha ...


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David K Gifford: Open network payment system for providing for authentication of payment orders based on a confirmation electronic mail message. Open Market, Fish & Richardson PC, April 11, 2000: US06049785 (199 worldwide citation)

A complete system for the purchasing of goods or information over a computer network is presented. Merchant computers on the network maintain databases of digital advertisements that are accessed by buyer computers. In response to user inquiries, buyer computers retrieve and display digital advertis ...


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David K Gifford: Information method and apparatus using simplex and duplex communications. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hale and Dorr, July 4, 1989: US04845658 (195 worldwide citation)

An information delivery method and apparatus uses a simplex channel from a central data base site for transmitting data stored at the site to a plurality of remote local terminals. The local terminals receive the broadcast data and selectively store a subset of the data. The local terminals can proc ...


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David K Gifford: Open network payment system for providing for real-time authorization of payment and purchase transactions. Open Market, Fish & Richardson PC, March 20, 2001: US06205437 (172 worldwide citation)

A complete system for the purchasing of goods or information over a computer network is presented. Merchant computers on the network maintain databases of digital advertisements that are accessed by buyer computers. In response to user inquiries, buyer computers retrieve and display digital advertis ...


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David K Gifford: Parallel processing system with processor array and network communications system for transmitting messages of variable length. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fish & richardson, November 17, 1992: US05165023 (116 worldwide citation)

A highly-parallel processing system in which a number of processing elements are interconnected by a network, and are also connected to a system bus and are controlled by a central processing unit. Each processing element includes a memory, and all of the memories in the processing elements form at ...


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David K Gifford: Parallel processing system with processor array having SIMD/MIMD instruction processing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson, January 2, 1990: US04891787 (103 worldwide citation)

A highly-parallel processing system in which a number of processing elements are interconnected by a network, and are also connected to a system bus and are controlled by a central processing unit. Each processing element includes a memory, and all of the memories in the processing elements form at ...


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David K Gifford: Parallel processing system with processor array having memory system included in system memory. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson, October 10, 1989: US04873626 (99 worldwide citation)

A highly-parallel processing system in which a number of processing elements are interconnected by a network, and are also connected to a system bus and are controlled by a central processing unit. Each processing element includes a memory, and all of the memories in the processing elements form at ...