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Joel F Bartlett: Method and apparatus for controlling a computing device with gestures. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Pennie & Edmonds, June 3, 2003: US06573883 (426 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for controlling a handheld computing device through the use of gesture commands. A gesture command corresponds to a pattern of movement of the handheld device that is measured as a function of time F(t), where t


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Joel F Bartlett: Apparatus and method for detecting and executing positional and gesture commands corresponding to movement of handheld computing device. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Pennie & Edmonds, February 12, 2002: US06347290 (333 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for processing an input command for a handheld computing device, comprising the steps of: measuring movement of the device over an interval of time with a motion sensor mounted to the device to generate a signal; analyzing the signal measured over the interval of time to determi ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, October 14, 1980: US04228496 (317 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes two redundant interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. Any processor module may send information to any other processor module by ei ...


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Joel F Bartlett: Computer system and method for displaying images with superimposed partially transparent menus. Digital Equipment Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 1, 1994: US05283560 (235 worldwide citation)

A computer display control system displays semi-transparent control menus superimposed over other images. The computer system has a central processing unit, a program memory that stores an application or operating system program that generates and displays a first set of images on the display, and a ...


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Joel F Bartlett: Wearable computing device mounted on superior dorsal aspect of a hand. Digital Equipment Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, November 21, 2000: US06151208 (132 worldwide citation)

A handheld computing device is provided, which includes: a motion sensor fixed to the device sensing an orientation of the device and a mounting structure for mounting the device on a superior dorsal aspect of the hand. The device can include an enclosure shaped to conform to the superior dorsal asp ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Fault-tolerant multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, March 28, 1989: US04817091 (129 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system interconnected by a bus structure that provides communication and information transfers between the processor modules of the system, each processor broadcasts a central message to all the other processors of the system on a periodic basis. A processor module not receiving ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, June 9, 1987: US04672535 (105 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system of the type in which two or more separate processor modules are connected by an interprocessor bus dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication for parallel processing, there is provided an input/output system having multiported device controllers connected to the ...


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Joel F Bartlett: System and method for garbage collection with ambiguous roots. Digital Equipment Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 6, 1990: US04907151 (93 worldwide citation)

In a computer system, a dynamic memory allocation and recovery system and method, sometimes referred to as a garbage collection system and method, provides a heap of storage space for storing program objects generated by a task. The heap is divided into pages whose size is independent of physical pa ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Power interlock system and method for use with multiprocessor systems. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, January 27, 1987: US04639864 (90 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing. The multiprocessor system includes an input/output system having multi-port device controllers and input/output buses connecting each device controller for access by the input ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Interprocessor communication. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, February 21, 1989: US04807116 (87 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system comprising a plurality of individual processor modules interconnected by a bus structure, including a bus controller, for providing communication between the processor modules, a method and apparatus for interprocessor communication includes one of the processor modules se ...



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