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James R Davis, Christopher M Schmandt: Automobile navigation system using real time spoken driving instructions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Choate Hall & Stewart, January 5, 1993: US05177685 (492 worldwide citation)

An automobile navigation system which provides spoken instructions to the driver of an automobile to guide the driver along a route is disclosed. The heart of the system is a computing apparatus comprising a map database, route finding algorithms, a vehicle location system, discourse generating prog ...


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James R Davis III, Daniel S Sanders, Scott W Pathakis, W Brent Bradshaw, Brian L Jensen, Andrew A Hodgkinson: Hybrid query apparatus and method. Novell, Madson & Metcalf P C, February 9, 1999: US05870739 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus disclosed may be implemented in a digital computer to query a set of arbitrarily structured records. Arbitrarily structured records are structured differently from each other. A query engine, query structure, operators of conventional and non-conventional types may be used in ...


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James R Davis III, Daniel S Sanders, Scott W Pathakis, W Brent Bradshaw, Brian L Jensen, Andrew A Hodgkinson: Heterogeneous record search apparatus and method. Novell, Madson & Metcalf, December 26, 2000: US06167393 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus disclosed may be implemented in a digital computer to query a set of arbitrarily structured records. Arbitrarily structured records are structured differently from each other. A query engine, query structure, operators of conventional and non-conventional types may be used in ...


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James R Davis, Robert T Wilson: Valve stem packing containment for high pressure, high temperature. Fisher Controls International, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Bicknell, December 12, 1989: US04886241 (48 worldwide citation)

A fluid valve for use in elevated pressure and temperature conditions. Composition material wiper rings are provided in the packing bore between the packing follower and the packing box ring. The composition wiper rings have an inner diameter substantially the same as the valve stem diameter to inhi ...


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James R Davis III, Daniel S Sanders, Scott W Pathakis, W Brent Bradshaw, Brian L Jensen, Andrew A Hodgkinson: Filtered index apparatus and method. Novell, Madson & Metcalf P C, February 16, 1999: US05873079 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus disclosed may be implemented in a digital computer to query a set of arbitrarily structured records. Arbitrarily structured records are structured differently from each other. A query engine, query structure, operators of conventional and non-conventional types may be used in ...


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James R Davis III, Daniel S Sanders, Scott W Pathakis, W Brent Bradshaw, Brian L Jensen, Andrew A Hodgkinson: Alternate key index query apparatus and method. Novell, Madson & Metcalf, March 16, 1999: US05884304 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus disclosed may be implemented in a digital computer to query a set of arbitrarily structured records. Arbitrarily structured records are structured differently from each other. A query engine, query structure, operators of conventional and non-conventional types may be used in ...


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James R Davis, Michael P McConnell: Head support cushion. Cesari and McKenna, July 14, 1987: US04679262 (31 worldwide citation)

A cushion for supporting the head of a user reposing in a sitting or semi-reclining position comprises a relatively stiff body constituting a segment of a torus. The length and curvature of the body are such that when the body is positioned on the user's shoulder at one side of the midsagittal plane ...


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Daniel S Sanders, Scott W Pathakis, James R Davis III: Operator for correlated predicates in a query. Novell, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, May 6, 2003: US06560595 (23 worldwide citation)

A correlation operator &THgr; provides a way for the results of sub-queries to be correlated. The correlation operator &THgr; has an implied existential quantifier property (i.e., a “for some” property) and is satisfied if any record matches its sub-query. If no record is found that matches the corr ...


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James R Davis, Michael P McConnell: Methods of making head support cushions. Nutter McClennen & Fish, September 27, 1988: US04773142 (15 worldwide citation)

A cushion for supporting the head of a user reposing in a sitting or semi-reclining position comprises a relatively stiff body constituting a segment of a torus. The length and curvature of the body are such that when the body is positioned on the user's shoulder at one side of the midsagittal plane ...