1
Mark J Stefik, Daniel G Bobrow, Stuart K Card, Michalene M Casey, Richard J Goldstein, Michael G Lamming, Jock D Mackinlay, Roy Want, George G Robertson, Mark D Weiser, Daniel M Russell: Interactive contents revealing storage device. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, June 25, 1996: US05530235 (490 worldwide citation)

A Document Card (DocuCard) for storing documents and which is content revealing. The DocuCard is a transportable unit having a nonvolatile storage means for storing information in a digital form, a control processor for processing user initiated functions; an I/O port for interfacing to external dev ...


2
George G Robertson, Stuart K Card: Display system for displaying lists of linked documents. Xerox Corporation, November 26, 2002: US06486895 (252 worldwide citation)

A display system for displaying lists of linked documents. The present invention is implemented for displaying lists of related pages downloaded from the World Wide Web. The list of pages is displayed in a book metaphor termed a WebBook. The book metaphor is desirable since it inherently conveys the ...


3
Stuart K Card, William M York, George G Robertson: System for moving document objects in a 3-D workspace. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, November 17, 1998: US05838326 (228 worldwide citation)

A three dimensional document workspace for interacting with large numbers of document objects. A document object may be a document or a document collection. The document workspace is divided hierarchically in terms of interaction rates. A focus space is where direct interaction with a document or do ...


4
Mary Czerwinski, Susan T Dumais, Susan E Dziadosz, Daniel C Robbins, George G Robertson, David D Thiel, Maarten Van Dantzich: Methods, apparatus and data structures for providing a user interface, which exploits spatial memory, to objects. Microsoft Corporation, John C Pokotylo, Straub & Pokotylo, February 13, 2001: US06188405 (226 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface in which object thumbnails, as scaled images, are rendered on a two-dimensional wall or screen, and which exploits spatial memory. The objects may be moved, continuously, on the surface with a two-dimensional input device. Pop-up title bars may be rendered over active obje ...


5
Jock D Mackinlay, George G Robertson: Context-preserving display system using a perspective sheet. Xerox Corporation, Philip H Townsend and Townsend and Crew Albert, November 18, 1997: US05689287 (218 worldwide citation)

A substitute image is generated by dividing a full image into panels defined by a center (or focus) panel, for use in applications where the full image is not entirely displayable on a given display device at a necessary resolution. The full image is bounded by a bounding rectangle, the focus panel ...


6
Susan T Dumais, Eric J Horvitz, Edward B Cutrell, Jonathan J Cadiz, Gavin Jancke, Raman K Sarin, Daniel C Robbins, Anoop Gupta, George G Robertson, Meredith J Ringel, Jeremy Goecks: Method and system for usage analyzer that determines user accessed sources, indexes data subsets, and associated metadata, processing implicit queries based on potential interest to users. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 9, 2007: US07162473 (207 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods providing content-access-based information retrieval. Information items from a plurality of disparate information sources that have been previously accessed or considered are automatically indexed in a data store, whereby a multifaceted user inter ...


7
George G Robertson, Steven Drucker, Daniel C Robbins, Kim Cameron, Timothy K Olson: User interface and method to facilitate hierarchical specification of queries using an information taxonomy. Microsoft Corporation, Amin & Turocy, December 12, 2006: US07149983 (190 worldwide citation)

A user interface, system, and method are disclosed to facilitate specification of queries and displaying corresponding results. The user interface presents the user with dimensions that contain one or more headings arranged according to an information taxonomy, which can vary based on the intended i ...


8
George G Robertson, David D Thiel, Maarten Roderik Van Dantzich: Methods, apparatus and data structures for providing a user interface, which exploits spatial memory in three-dimensions, to objects and which provides spatialized audio. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, April 25, 2000: US06054989 (188 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface in which object thumbnails are rendered on a simulated three-dimensional surface which (i) exploits spatial memory and (ii) allows more objects to be rendered on a given screen. The objects may be moved, continuously, on the surface with a two-dimensional input device.


9
Stuart K Card, George G Robertson, William M York: 3-D document workspace with focus, immediate and tertiary spaces. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, December 8, 1998: US05847709 (170 worldwide citation)

A three dimensional document workspace for interacting with large numbers of document objects. A document object may be a document or a document collection. The document workspace is divided hierarchically in terms of interaction rates. A focus space is where direct interaction with a document or do ...


10
Jock Mackinlay, George G Robertson, Stuart K Card: Moving viewpoint with respect to a target in a three-dimensional workspace. Xerox Corporation, January 4, 1994: US05276785 (156 worldwide citation)

Images are presented on a display to produce the perception of viewpoint motion in a three-dimensional workspace. The user can indicate a point of interest (POI) or other region on a surface in an image and request viewpoint motion. In response, another image is presented from a viewpoint that is di ...