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Joseph A Amram, Jacques Bouvard, James E Leightheiser, John C Lidington, Majed G Tomeh, Harry C Wu: Enhanced apparatus and methods for retrieving and selecting profiled textural information records from a database of defined category structures. Individual, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 16, 1996: US05537586 (263 worldwide citation)

A method for extracting a preferred set of textual records from a database includes the following features. Priority values are assigned to each of a plurality of predefined category structures. Textual records are assigned a relevance value with respect to each category structure. If a record's rel ...


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Alain Poublan, Charles Bachman, Jacques Bouvard: System for protecting shared files in a multiprogrammed computer. Compagnie Honeywell Bull, Cameron Kerkam Sutton Stowell & Stowell, August 1, 1978: US04104718 (108 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for sharing file information among plural processes in a multiprogrammed computing system. Source program file declarations are compiled into file control structures which are placed in skeletal segments, the segments forming units of potential sharing between active processes. Those ...


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Charles W Bachman, Jacques Bouvard: Deadlock detection and prevention mechanism for a computer system. Honeywell Information Systems, Nicholas Prasinos, March 2, 1982: US04318182 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for detecting a deadlock condition where two or more processes are waiting for events which cannot happen. Firmware is provided to examine the request of a first process of a group of processes for assignment of a first resource of a group of resources, and to determine whethe ...


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Charles W Bachman, Jacques Bouvard: Extended semaphore architecture. Honeywell Information Systems, Nicholas Prasinos, March 16, 1982: US04320451 (53 worldwide citation)

A generalized event management architecture based upon an analysis of the traditional interprocess communication and synchronization mechanisms is disclosed. An extended semaphore architecture is proposed which combines the properties of Dijkstra's semaphore with that of a trap facility. This model ...


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Jacques Bouvard: Dispositif danalyse de letat dune surface et installation equipee dun tel dispositif. Emelec, May 7, 1982: FR2493520-A1

A.DISPOSITIF D'ANALYSE DE L'ETAT D'UNE SURFACE.B.DISPOSITIF CARACTERISE PAR UN DETECTEUR FORME D'UN EMETTEUR E ET D'UN CAPTEUR OPTIQUE C, UN CIRCUIT D'EXPLOITATION 1 RECEVANT LES SIGNAUX DU CAPTEUR, COMPORTANT UN CIRCUIT DE TRAITEMENT 2, 7, UN COMPARATEUR 5 RECEVANT LES DEUX SIGNAUX S, S POUR EN FAI ...