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Ian James Stiles: Method and system for efficiently disbursing requests among a tiered hierarchy of service providers. Stiles Invention L L C, Lloyd W Sadler, April 17, 2001: US06219692 (144 worldwide citation)

A system and method for dispatching computer system service requests to multiple service providers in a tiered-parallel fashion such that a request can be satisfied in the shortest time possible by the computer, or module, most available to provide valid responses is described. The method is designe ...


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Ian James Stiles: Method and system of a computer system for establishing communications between a service provider and a central service factory and registry in a computer system. Stiles Inventions L L C, Lloyd W Sadler, December 11, 2001: US06330608 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and method for registering computer software modules to allow or reject it for opportunities of interacting with a computer system, hardware and software and receiving service requests is described. The method is designed to receive the module; to check whether the module contains any suspe ...


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Ian James Stiles: Method and system for monitoring tasks in a computer system. Stiles Inventions, Lloyd W Sadler, November 6, 2001: US06314446 (23 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying the status of tasks or processes in a computer system is described. The method is designed to receive the expected time for task completion and by comparing the time used per task computes a task status indicator. The method displays the resulting status to the use ...


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Ian James Stiles, Paul B Ahlstrom: Method and system for a programmatic feedback process for end-user support. Lloyd W Sadler, May 21, 2002: US06393490 (13 worldwide citation)

A method for supporting the end-user of a software application program is provided, wherein the end-user is provided the capability of communicating directly with the application program vendor and/or developer to request enhancement, provide comments, report defects and/or to ask questions. Moreove ...


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Kirk Ouellete, Chung Fai Cheng, Don Carkner, Eiric Johnstone, Xingwei Wu, James Stiles: Shared pixel electroluminescent display driver system. Ifire Technology, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, April 11, 2006: US07027013 (10 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescent display and driving method is provided wherein the rows of pixels are divided into sub-pixel sets and several different sets of sub-pixels are then addressed from within a larger superset of adjacent sub-pixels. The image data for the addressed sub-pixels is averaged with that ...


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Ian James Stiles: Method and system for communicating the status of a process in a computer system. Lloyd W Sadler, January 4, 2000: US06011560 (7 worldwide citation)

A device and method for displaying the status of programs or processes in a computer system is described. The device is designed to communicate the status to the user in an intuitive manner with four configurations indicating: process running normally, process running intermittently, process stopped ...


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Kirk Ouellette, Chung Fai Cheng, Don Carkner, Eiric Johnstone, Xingwei Wu, James Stiles: Shared pixel electroluminescent display driver system. iFire Technology, James W McKEE, Fay Sharpe Fagan, September 12, 2002: US20020126074-A1

An electroluminescent display and driving method is provided wherein the rows of pixels are divided into sub-pixel sets and several different sets of sub-pixels are then addressed from within a larger superset of adjacent sub-pixels. The image data for the addressed sub-pixels is averaged with that ...


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