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Weimin Du, James W Davis, Clemens Pfeifer, Ming Chien Shan, Nicolas Sheard: System and method for performing flexible workflow process execution in a distributed workflow management system. Hewlett Packard Company, Thomas X Li, March 21, 2000: US06041306 (202 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing flexible workflow process execution in a distributed workflow management system is described. The distributed workflow management system is formed by a computer network comprising a plurality of computers. Each computer has a processor, memory and input/output faci ...


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Weimin Du, James W Davis, Ming Chien Shan: System and method for enterprise workflow resource management. Hewlett Packard Company, October 23, 2001: US06308163 (180 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for providing resource management in workflow processing of an enterprise include a multi-level resource manager hierarchy. An upper level includes at least one resource manager having data that represents an enterprise-wide view of resource capabilities. A subordinate second l ...


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James W Davis, Weimin Du, Ming Chien Shan, Nicolas Sheard: System and method for performing scalable distribution of process flow activities in a distributed workflow management system. Hewlett Packard Company, August 10, 1999: US05937388 (174 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing scalable distribution of process flow activities in a distributed workflow management system is described. The distributed workflow management system operates over the computer network which includes a plurality of interconnected computers. Each computer includes a ...


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James W Davis, Weimin Du, Ming Chien Shan: System and method for performing flexible workflow process compensation in a distributed workflow management system. Hewlett Packard Company, February 9, 1999: US05870545 (164 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing flexible workflow process compensation in a distributed workflow management system is described. A computer network includes a plurality of interconnected computers. Each computer includes a processor, memory and input/output facilities. The distributed workflow ma ...


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James W Davis, Weimin Du, Ming Chien Shan, Nicholas Sheard: Simultaneous use of database and durable store in work flow and process flow systems. Hewlett Packard Company, January 11, 2000: US06014673 (66 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reliable high-speed access to a database system that stores system data in a non-volatile database, stores current data in an online database object cache, the current data reflecting at least a portion of the system data in the non-volatile database and the online databas ...


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Richard Weinstein, James W Davis, Robert K Campbell: Rotary atomizer coater. Champion Spark Plug Company, Emch Schaffer Schaub & Porcello Co, November 26, 1985: US04555058 (39 worldwide citation)

A coating applicator is disclosed which includes a rotary atomizer on a driven shaft. The shaft operates at high speeds. Coating material is supplied to the rotary atomizer. A pair of spaced bearings rotatably mount the shaft and a seal assembly is positioned between the rotary atomizer and the fron ...


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James W Davis, Dale R DuVall, Barry C Kockler: Document scanning system. The Mead Corporation, Biebel French & Nauman, January 31, 1984: US04429333 (38 worldwide citation)

A document scanning system having a platen for scanning bulky documents and two separate exposing stations for front and reverse side scanning of automatically fed sheet-type original documents. The platen and the two exposing stations are arranged in a common plane for scanning by scanning elements ...


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Karl E Longley, Brian Ratigan, James W Davis: In-line disinfectant contactor. Fischer & Porter Co, Michael Ebert, June 8, 1982: US04333833 (33 worldwide citation)

An in-line contactor adapted to bring about intimate contact between a disinfectant and a wastewater stream to produce a reaction between the disinfectant and pathogens effecting kills in a manner minimizing unwanted side effects. The wastewater stream is pumped through the successive stages of the ...


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James M Simmons Jr, James W Davis: Lift truck diagnostics. The Raymond Corporation, Quarles & Brady, November 26, 1996: US05579227 (28 worldwide citation)

The present invention features a diagnostic method for assessing intermittent failures which occur in the components and systems of material handling vehicles. The material handling vehicle of this invention uses an on-board microprocessor and display to allow an operator to determine whether any in ...


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James W Davis: Encapsulated electromagnetic flowmeter. Fischer & Porter Co, Michael Ebert, October 4, 1988: US04774844 (28 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic flowmeter having a frame assembly formed by an octagonal metal frame within which are mounted a pair of electromagnets and a pair of electrode holders. The electromagnets are secured to one set of opposing sides of the frame along a first transverse axis which passes through the g ...