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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for modelling a process and associated method. National Instruments, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 13, 1990: US04901221 (289 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a computer system having a display console for displaying images to control at least one of a virtual instrument and an instrument by the steps of displaying on the screen at least one first function-icon that references at least one first control module for controlling at l ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for modelling a process and associated method. National Instruments, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 3, 1990: US04914568 (237 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a computer system having a display console for displaying inages to control at least one of a virtual instrument and an instrument by the steps of displaying on the screen at least one first function-icon that references at least one first control module for controlling at l ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for modelling a process and associated method. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, March 24, 1998: US05732277 (191 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a computer to execute a procedure is based on a graphical interface which utilizes data flow diagrams to represent the procedure. The method stores a plurality of executable functions, scheduling functions, and data types. A data flow diagram is assembled in response to the ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical method for programming a virtual instrument. National Instruments, Fliesler Dubb Meyer and Lovejoy, April 5, 1994: US05301336 (158 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a computer to execute a procedure, is based on a graphical interface which utilizes data flow diagrams to represent the procedure. The method stores a plurality of executable functions, scheduling functions, and data types. A data flow diagram is assembled in response to the ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Polymorphic dataflow block diagram system and method for programming a computer. National Instruments Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 5, 1994: US05301301 (157 worldwide citation)

A computer system is programmed by a user to perform dataflow computations by constructing a dataflow block diagram that utilizes function icons. At least a subset of the function icons are polymorphic with respect to data type and with respect to data aggregation. A polymorphic function icon is exe ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for executing a process and for programming a computer to execute a process, including graphical variable inputs and variable outputs. National Instruments, Martin C Fliesler, March 1, 1994: US05291587 (121 worldwide citation)

A graphical system for executing a process or for programming a computer to execute the process is based on graphical programming techniques. Techniques include composing a graphical front panel of an instrument which provides a means for the user to provide input and monitor outputs of the process, ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, James J Truchard, John E MacCrisken: Graphical system for modelling a process and associated method. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Conley Rose & Tayon Hood, March 11, 1997: US05610828 (87 worldwide citation)

A method for representing data types in a graphical program executed by a computer system. The method stores a plurality of executable function icons, scheduling function icons, and data types. A graphical program or data flow diagram is assembled in response to user input utilizing icons which corr ...


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Perry Steger, Garritt W Foote, David Potter, James J Truchard, Hugo A Andrade, Joseph E Peck, Brian Keith Odom: Measurement system including a programmable hardware element and measurement modules that convey interface information. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffery C Hood, Mark S Williams, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 23, 2004: US06823283 (66 worldwide citation)

System and method for measurement, DAQ, and control operations. A measurement module includes measurement circuitry for performing signal conditioning and/or signal conversion, and interface circuitry which provides an interface for the measurement circuitry. A carrier unit couples to the interface ...


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Perry C Steger, Garritt W Foote, David L Potter, James J Truchard: Measurement system with modular measurement modules that convey interface information. National Instruments Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Jeffrey C Hood, Mark S Williams, June 2, 2009: US07542867 (50 worldwide citation)

System and method for measurement, DAQ, and control operations which uses small form-factor measurement modules or cartridges with a re-configurable carrier unit, sensors, and a computer system to provide modular, efficient, cost-effective measurement solutions. The measurement module includes measu ...


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Brian Keith Odom, Joseph E Peck, Hugo A Andrade, Cary Paul Butler, James J Truchard, Newton G Petersen, Matthew Novacek: Reconfigurable measurement system utilizing a programmable hardware element and fixed hardware resources. National Instruments Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Jeffrey C Hood, Mark S Williams, August 1, 2006: US07085670 (46 worldwide citation)

A system and method for configuring a device to perform a function, where the device includes a programmable hardware element and one or more fixed hardware resources. A program is stored which represents the function. A hardware configuration program is generated based on the program, specifying a ...