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Christopher P Bergh, Max E Metral, David Henry Ritter, Jonathan Ari Sheena, James J Sullivan: Distributed system for facilitating exchange of user information and opinion using automated collaborative filtering. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, August 29, 2000: US06112186 (622 worldwide citation)

A system for facilitating exchange of user information and opinion using automated collaborative filtering includes memory elements for storing item profiles and user profiles. The data contained in those profiles is used to calculate a number of similarity factors representing how closely the prefe ...


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Jonathan Ari Sheena, John Edward McNulty, James J Sullivan, Max E Metral: Computer-implemented collaborative filtering based method for recommending an item to a user. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, April 11, 2000: US06049777 (345 worldwide citation)

An object for providing isolated, hierarchical data storage can be used in a method for recommending an item to one of a plurality of users. The data object abstracts an associated physical memory element and provides an interface for storing data and retrieving data from the physical memory element ...


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Laird L Hatch, James J Sullivan: Suture passing surgical instrument. Orthopaedic Biosystems, Fish & Richardson P C, January 10, 2006: US06984237 (116 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes first and second members configured to receive tissue therebetween. The first member is adapted to receive suture, the second member is coupled to the first member, and a grasper coupled to the second member engages the suture received by the first member. A method of ...


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James J Sullivan: Manually mountable tamper evident oral liquid dose viral and seal assembly. Klein & Szekeres, June 11, 1985: US04522308 (34 worldwide citation)

An oral liquid dose vial and seal combination is disclosed which requires no crimping or other tools for assembly. A graduated vial of the combination has a circumferential external lip substantially adjacent to its mouth. A unitary plastic seal for the vial has a base plate and an endless rib protr ...


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John Edward McNulty, James J Sullivan, Jonathan Ari Sheena, Ajit Kurian George: Data synchronization mechanism for information browsing systems. Pocketthis, James D Ivey, June 13, 2006: US07062491 (27 worldwide citation)

Data objects are organized into attributes and can be acted upon using predefined actions and associated types to greatly simplify user accessibility to such data objects through the limited user interface and bandwidth capabilities of a mobile device. Each data object is associated with a numerical ...


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James J Sullivan, Charles M Grey: High speed sterile fluid transfer unit. Poms Smith Lande & Rose, September 7, 1982: US04347874 (22 worldwide citation)

A sterile fluid transfer unit for intravenous fluids includes a large diameter silicone rubber tubing for use with a peristaltic type roller pump firmly pre-connected between two pieces of one-eighth diameter tubing, for connection respectively to a manufacturer's "Piggy-Back" bottle, and to a large ...


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Martha J Neu, James J Sullivan Jr: Method for the manufacture of eye-covering articles bearing decorative reflection holograms. Polaroid Corporation, Renato M de Luna, February 1, 2000: US06020983 (20 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the manufacture of a holographic eye-covering article, the eye-covering article having an interference pattern corresponding to a predetermined three-dimensional object holographically prerecorded in a planar hologram layer, the interference pattern capable of being "played ...


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James J Sullivan: Microwave resonant cavity. Hewlett Packard Company, Richard F Schuette, October 23, 1990: US04965540 (16 worldwide citation)

A microwave resonant cavity for a spectroscopic light source includes a housing having therein a chamber formed by side walls and a cylindrical outer wall. The side walls having aligned openings therethrough which are on the longitudinal axis of the outer wall. A refractory tube which is adapted to ...


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James J Sullivan: Syringe stroke controller with elastically enabled single axis slide adjustment and finger-molded pistol grip. Michaelson & Wallace, January 7, 1997: US05591135 (14 worldwide citation)

A stroke length regulating apparatus for use with plunging dispensers such as syringes includes a device for compressing the plunging dispenser consisting of a pair of supports movable relative to one another, a device for arresting relative displacement of the pair of supports at a selected end poi ...


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James J Sullivan, Nagaraj S Dixit: Non-aqueous, nonionic heavy duty laundry detergent with improved stability using microsperes and/or vicinal-hydroxy compounds. Colgate Palmolive Company, Norman Blumenkopf, Robert C Sullivan, December 26, 1989: US04889652 (13 worldwide citation)

A non-aqueous liquid heavy duty laundry detergent composition in the form of a suspension of builder salt in liquid nonionic surfactant is stabilized against phase separation by the incorportation of a small amount of a vicinal-hydroxy compound. A low density filler to equalize the densities of the ...