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Hegedus Ildiko, Thorner Matthias, Gale William, Kaplan Lawrence M: Method and system for forming a keyword database for referencing physical locations. Navigation Tech, December 5, 2001: EP1160694-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...


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Gale William F, Thompson James Douglas: Ladder and mounting for small boats. SAID James Douglas Thompson to said William F Gale, March 11, 1975: US3869742 (15 worldwide citation)

A single shaft ladder for use particularly by SCUBA divers in boarding small boats and a mounting bracket for mounting the ladder in angularly inclined relationship to the transom of a small boat with a top end portion of the ladder extending above and inwardly of the transom and with a bottom end p ...


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Mays Joseph P, Gale William N, Seegers Peter A, Stroila Matei N: Open area maps with restriction content. Navteq North America, January 27, 2010: EP2148169-A2 (15 worldwide citation)

Open area maps and related systems and methods are disclosed. For example, one method includes receiving an image of a layout corresponding to a real-world area in which a person walks about. A restriction associated to a passageway within the image is generated. The image is used to generate a rout ...


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Mays Joseph P, Gale William N, Seegers Peter A, Stroila Matei N: Open area maps. Navteq North America, January 27, 2010: EP2148167-A2 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods associated with an open area map are disclosed. For example, one method comprises obtaining an image of a layout. The layout represents a real-world area in which a person moves about. A grid is applied on the image. The grid includes tiles that fill in a ground area of the image ...


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Gale William F: Quick opening bucket. August 26, 1975: US3900982 (6 worldwide citation)

A device for use in collecting small aquatic organisms such as plankton, larval fish, etc., and for use in collecting insects. It comprises a funnel shaped net having a large and a reduced end, a shape retaining, open-ended, tubular bucket holder having one end fitted within the reduced end of the n ...


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Gale William F: Periphyton sampler and method for sampling. June 24, 1975: US3890844 (5 worldwide citation)

A sampling device is disclosed which is capable of being clamped to the surface of a stone and other portable solid underwater objects to which periphytic cells adhere and which will retain the sample cells in a closed container, while the object, sampling device and cells are transported as a unit ...


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Church Kenneth Ward, Gale William Arthur, Yarowsky David Eric: Word disambiguation apparatus and method.. American Telephone & Telegraph, July 7, 1993: EP0550160-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for determining whether a word/sense pair is proper for a context. Wide contexts (100 words) are employed for both training and testing, and testing is done by adding the weights of vocabulary words from the context. The weights are determined by Bayesian techniques which inter ...


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Gale William V, Gale Joan L: Ash tray. December 28, 1971: US3630386 (4 worldwide citation)

A versatile and ornamental device for use as an ashtray, a nut bowl, a candy bowl or for use as a utility tray for holding jewelry or other articles.This device is of such construction so as to simulate a man having a bowl portion on top of the head and also a bowl portion being suspended from the a ...


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Willard Hobart Hurd, Gale William Sanford: Improvements in or relating to method of soldering. Mccord, February 17, 1954: GB704075-A (2 worldwide citation)

A soldering flux comprises hydrazine monohydrochloride or hydrazine monohydrobromide or both in a carrier such as water, resin, petroleum jelly, petrolatum, waxes or alcohols: a wetting agent may also be included. Specifications 599,805, 607,935 and 634,018 and German Specification 677,994 are refer ...


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GALE WILLIAM, MAYS JOSEPH: Building Directory Aided Navigation, Erstellung von verzeichnisgestützter Navigation, Navigation assistée par répertoires dimmeubles. NAVTEQ NORTH AMERICA, May 23, 2012: EP2455713-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A navigation system utilizes building directories to aid navigation. A mobile device, such as a mobile phone, captures an image of a building directory. The building directory includes information regarding the names and/or locations of tenants. An image recognition algorithm is performed on the cap ...