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Daozheng Lu, Ceril T Shagrin, William L Thomas, Morris Lee, Bruce Bernard, Jia Zhang: Audience measurement system and method. Nielsen Media Research, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, June 23, 1998: US05771307 (300 worldwide citation)

In a passive identification apparatus for identifying a predetermined individual member of a television viewing audience in a monitored viewing area, a video image of a monitored viewing area is captured. A template matching score is provided for an object in the video image. A Eigenface recognition ...


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Daozheng Lu, Ceril T Shagrin, William L Thomas, Morris Lee, Bruce Bernard, Jia Zhang: Audience measurement system and method. A C Nielsen Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borum, August 27, 1996: US05550928 (274 worldwide citation)

In a passive identification apparatus for identifying a predetermined individual member of a television viewing audience in a monitored viewing area, a video image of a monitored viewing area is captured. A template matching score is provided for an object in the video image. A Eigenface recognition ...


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Daozheng Lu, David A Kiewit, Jia Zhang: Market research method and system for collecting retail store and shopper market research data. A C Nielsen Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, July 19, 1994: US05331544 (250 worldwide citation)

A market research system and method are provided. A plurality of cooperating establishments are included in a market research test area. Each cooperating establishment is adapted for collecting and storing market research data. A computer system remotely located from the plurality of cooperating est ...


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Liang Jie Zhang, Jia Zhang: Method and apparatus for the design and development of service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Louis Percello, August 21, 2012: US08250521 (5 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for designing and developing a service-oriented architecture (SOA) solution that comprises implementing a business process layer having a first set of architectural building blocks (ABBs) and configured to perform service composition and service decomposition; implementing a ser ...


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Liang Jie Zhang, Jia Zhang: Method and apparatus for modeling and managing quality of service (QoS) in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Louis J Percello, June 5, 2012: US08195803 (5 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for implementing data-driven QoS control in design and development of an SOA solution. The method comprises implementing a QoS layer having a first set of architectural building blocks (ABBs) and configured to specify a QoS requirement definition to be propagated through a set o ...


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Liang Jie Zhang, Abdul Allam, Jia Zhang: Method and apparatus for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, September 18, 2012: US08271941 (4 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns based on fine-grained architectural building blocks (ABBs). The techniques include defining ABBs, modeling the ABBs in a uniform manner, and creating at least one template using the ABBs, wherein t ...


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Jing Li, Lin Xie, Shi Jia Zhang, Xiao Jin Zhao: Method and system for processing emails. International Business Machines Corporation, Patents on Demand P A, Brian K Buchheit, Scott M Garrett, November 27, 2012: US08321517 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for processing emails. The method comprising: receiving a correction request including an identifier of an original email and an incorrect recipient; in response to the correction request, creating a correction record including the identifier of the ...


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Liang Jie Zhang, Abdul Allam, Jia Zhang: Method and apparatus for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, January 27, 2015: US08943463 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns based on fine-grained architectural building blocks (ABBs). The techniques include defining ABBs, modeling the ABBs in a uniform manner, and creating at least one template using the ABBs, wherein t ...


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Gee Sern Hsu, Xun Jia Zhang: Stereo vision based dice recognition system and stereo vision based dice recognition method for uncontrolled environments. National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Jianq Chyun IP Office, May 13, 2014: US08724888

A dice recognition system and a dice recognition method for uncontrolled environments are provided. In the present invention, the number of dot on a dice is automatically recognized in an uncontrolled environment by using multiple cameras. The present dice recognition system is different in at least ...


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