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Ronald J Barber, Bradley J Beitel, William R Equitz, Carlton W Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas R Work, Peter C Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, November 26, 1996: US05579471 (464 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Dilip Khandekar, Dragutin Petkovic, Pratap Subrahmanyam, Bich Cau Le: Provisioning of computer systems using virtual machines. VMware, Rajeev Madnawat, August 18, 2009: US07577722 (371 worldwide citation)

A provisioning server automatically configures a virtual machine (VM) according to user specifications and then deploys the VM on a physical host. The user may either choose from a list of pre-configured, ready-to-deploy VMs, or he may select which hardware, operating system and application(s) he wo ...


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Ronald Jason Barber, Bradley James Beitel, William Robinson Equitz, Myron Dale Flickner, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas Randolph Work, Peter Cornelius Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, May 12, 1998: US05751286 (312 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Dragutin Petkovic, Dulce Beatriz Ponceleon, Savitha Srinivasan: System and method for automatic audio content analysis for word spotting, indexing, classification and retrieval. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, February 6, 2001: US06185527 (175 worldwide citation)

A system and method for indexing an audio stream for subsequent information retrieval and for skimming, gisting, and summarizing the audio stream includes using special audio prefiltering such that only relevant speech segments that are generated by a speech recognition engine are indexed. Specific ...


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Arnon Amir, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Norman Jerome Pass, Dragutin Petkovic, Dulce Beatriz Ponceleon, Savitha Srinivasan, Tanveer Fathima Syeda Mahood: System and method for linking an audio stream with accompanying text material. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, October 21, 2003: US06636238 (154 worldwide citation)

A system enables a user to query for key words and phrases a text document, such as a presentation slide file, and an associated audio stream, such as can be derived from an audio-video recording that is made of a presenter contemporaneously with the showing of the slides to an audience. A graphical ...


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Byron Edward Dom, Dragutin Petkovic: Video story board user interface for selective downloading and displaying of desired portions of remote-stored video data objects. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner Esq, McGinn&Gibb P C, December 26, 2000: US06166735 (152 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for supporting video browsing over a communication network such as the Internet/World Wide Web. A graphical user interface is provided through a client software tool such as a Web browser. A client/user selects a video data object stored at a remote server. A set of ...


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Matthew Paul Anderson, Siyi Terry Donn, David Couttie Fallside, Tri Quac Ha, Douglas Michael Hembry, Jean C Ho, Jing Song Jang, Nelson Mattos, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Frank Chin Tung, Peter Paval Uhrowczik, Mimi Phuong Thao Thi Vo, Gerald Johann Wilmot, Peter C Yanker, Josephine Min Kung Cheng: Relational database extenders for handling complex data types. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss W Johnson, April 4, 2000: US06047291 (106 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to relational extenders for a computer-based relational database. Each relational extender includes at least one column, in a first, business table containing a user defined application database, dedicated to object handles for defining the complex data type of an object; ...


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Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic: Video query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh O Tran Esq, McGinn & Gibb P C, January 30, 2001: US06182069 (104 worldwide citation)

Search of video images in a database is enhanced by specification of at least one object and a background in stored frames and in queries of the database. Video information is stored in the database by means of representative frames that include at least one object and a background. A query of the d ...


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Matthew Paul Anderson, Siyi Terry Donn, David Couttie Fallside, Tri Q Ha, Douglas Michael Hembry, Jean C Ho, Jing Song Jang, Nelson Mattos, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Frank Chin Tung, Peter Paval Uhrowczik, Mimi Phuong Thao Thi Vo, Gerald Johann Wilmot, Peter C Yanker, Josephine Min Kung Cheng: Relational database extenders for handling complex data types. International Business Machines Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 25, 1998: US05799310 (89 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to relational extenders for a computer-based relational database. Each relational extender includes at least one column, in a first, business, table containing a user defined application database, dedicated to object handles for defining the complex data type of an object; ...


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Arnon Amir, Dragutin Petkovic, Dulce Beatriz Ponceleon: Fast video playback with automatic content based variable speed. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Mark C McCabe Esq, Lacasse & Associates, July 6, 2004: US06760536 (63 worldwide citation)

Browsing of digital video data is performed using a fast forward or fast reverse play mode. The digital video is analyzed and processed to produce a content-based variable-rate video playback sequence for fast browsing. To create the playback sequence, each shot in a video is sped-up at a relatively ...