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Michael Austin Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland: On-device mapping of WIFI hotspots via direct connection of WIFI-enabled and GPS-enabled mobile devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, December 16, 2008: US07466986 (71 worldwide citation)

A WIFI-enabled and GPS-enabled user device executes a hotspot location utility, which enables the device to detect WIFI hotspots and update a locally-stored hotspot location database (LHLD) containing geographically-mapped hotspots. When a hotspot is detected, the device accesses the hotspot, retrie ...


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Michael Austin Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland: Generating and dynamically updating databases of WIFI hotspots locations and performance metrics via location mappers. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, May 12, 2009: US07532898 (15 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for efficiently generating a substantially accurate list of available hotspots in geographic locations. A computer system configured with a hotspot location utility operates as a Provider. The Provider receives from a mobile device a hotspot operability ...


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Michael A Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland: Dynamic language checking. International Business Machines Corporation, DeLizio Gilliam PLLC, January 7, 2014: US08626786 (14 worldwide citation)

Dynamic language checking includes identifying questionable language usage; creating a query in dependence upon the questionable language usage; querying a search engine with the query; receiving from the search engine search result statistics describing the search results for the query; and determi ...


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Dustin Kirkland, Ameet M Paranjape: Hands free contact database information entry at a communication device. International Business Machines Corporation, Matthew W Baca, Amy J Pattillo, July 8, 2008: US07395959 (8 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and program provides for hands free contact database information entry at a communication device. A recording system at a communication device detects a user initiation to record. Responsive to detecting the user initiation to record, the recording system records the ongoing conver ...


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Dustin Kirkland: Apparatus and method for generating graphic presentation of estimated time of completion of a server request. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Peter B Manzo, September 19, 2006: US07110995 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for generating a graphical representation of an estimated time of completion of a content request and the current progress toward completion of the content request, taking into account the processes being performed to prepare the data for transfer to the requesting client dev ...


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Michael A Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland, Ameet M Paranjape: System for archiving scene props. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Libby Handelsman, June 17, 2008: US07388496 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for identifying product placement props in a scene, the system includes: one or more cameras individually equipped with radio frequency identification (RFID) readers for filming or recording a scene for audio/video (A/V) content; one or more product placement props each having an RFID tag a ...


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Dustin Kirkland, David Bruce Kumhyr: Facilitating navigation of voice data. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 3, 2011: US07937268 (3 worldwide citation)

A system, system, and program for facilitating navigation of voice data are provided. Tokens are added to voice data based on predefined content criteria. Then, bidirectional scanning of the voice data to a next token within the voice data is enabled, such that navigation to pertinent locations with ...


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Dustin Kirkland, David Bruce Kumhyr: Facilitating navigation of voice data. International Business Machines Corporation, Matthew W Baca, Amy J Pattillo, January 13, 2009: US07478044 (3 worldwide citation)

A system, system, and program for facilitating navigation of voice data are provided. Tokens are added to voice data based on predefined content criteria. Then, bidirectional scanning of the voice data to a next token within the voice data is enabled, such that navigation to pertinent locations with ...


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Janice M Girouard, Dustin Kirkland, Emily J Ratliff, Kimberly D Simon: Internet telephone voice mail management. International Business Machines Corporation, Matthew W Baca, Amy J Pattillo, October 12, 2010: US07813482 (3 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and program provide for voice mail management. A voice mail filtering controller calculates a separate Bayesian score for each voice mail message from among multiple voice mail message entries received into a voice mailbox for a user, wherein each separate Bayesian score indicates ...


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Michael Austin Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland, Emily Jane Ratliff: Dynamic reader-instigated categorization and distribution restriction of mailing list threads. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, January 11, 2011: US07870208 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of regulating electronic message traffic is proposed. The method comprises sending an electronic message as part of a thread, receiving a response to the message, and tabulating said response in a counter. A data processing system compares the counter to a threshold and, in response to the ...



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