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John Cullen, Jonathan Hull, Peter Hart: Image database browsing and query using texture analysis. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 3, 1999: US05933823 (242 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for querying a document image database based on texture, i.e., analytically discernable patterns in the document images of the database. According to the invention, a document image database could be browsed for documents with a particular texture in a variety of ways. For examp ...


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Jonathan J Hull, Mark Peairs, John Cullen, Michael Baxter: Automatic and transparent document archiving. Ricoh Company, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, November 2, 1999: US05978477 (120 worldwide citation)

An automatic archiving system that makes document archiving largely transparent to the user. In one embodiment, documents scanned in or printed during the course of office equipment operation are automatically archived. For example, an office local area network (LAN) may interconnect a copier, a pri ...


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John Cullen, Mark Peairs: Document management system. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 13, 1999: US05893908 (113 worldwide citation)

An electronic document management system that takes advantage of advanced document analysis techniques. The electronic document management system may provide automatic archiving of documents and retrieval without the need to navigate through a directory structure or specify a filename. Document comp ...


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Mark Peairs, Jonathan J Hull, John Cullen, Kiyoshi Suzuki: Automatic archiving of documents during their transfer between a peripheral device and a processing device. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 6, 2001: US06199073 (66 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing documents is described. The system and method provide for executing a command as part of the execution of an application program, where execution of the command causes the transfer of the document between a processing device in a computer system and a peripheral de ...


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Michael John Cullen, David George Farmer, Gopichandra Surnilla, Susan Nicole Cok: Method and apparatus for improving engine fuel economy. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Roger L May, July 14, 1998: US05778666 (60 worldwide citation)

A managed fuel air mode control system is provided which operates in an open loop lean mode of operation whenever open loop enable criteria is met. During the open loop lean mode of operation, a rich A/F purge mode of operation is dictated when a NO.sub.x trap is determined to be full. After purging ...


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Michael John Cullen, Bradley John Hieb, Christopher K Davey: Adaptive exhaust temperature estimation and control. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Roger L May, March 3, 1998: US05722236 (51 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for inferring and controlling the temperature of a NO.sub.x trap located downstream from a three-way catalyst that employs a temperature sensor to correct a temperature estimation model under relatively steady-state conditions to provide a more accurate estimate of NO.sub.x tr ...


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Michael John Cullen, Steven Dinsdale, Christopher K Davey: Method and apparatus for estimating and controlling no x trap temperature. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Roger L May, May 5, 1998: US05746049 (45 worldwide citation)

An engine control computer estimates NO.sub.x trap temperature based on an estimated midbed temperature of a three-way catalytic converter located upstream from the trap and the effect on NO.sub.x trap temperature of introducing air into the exhaust upstream of the trap during purging of the trap.


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Michael John Cullen, David George Farmer, Arnold William Brandt, Jeffrey Scott Hepburn: Method and apparatus for maintaining catalyst efficiency of a NO.sub.x trap. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Roger L May, November 10, 1998: US05832722 (41 worldwide citation)

An engine control computer estimates the cumulative SO.sub.x stored in a NO.sub.x trap and enters a SO.sub.x purge mode of operation when a maximum storage capacity limit is exceeded. SO.sub.x accumulation is estimated based on fuel flow to the engine, A/F and trap temperature. The purge mode is ter ...


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Jonathan J Hull, Kurt Piersol, Mark Peairs, John Cullen, Michael Baxter: Method and system for automatically and transparently archiving documents and document meta data. Ricoh Company, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 9, 2004: US06704118 (39 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, an automatic archiving system that makes document archiving largely transparent to the user. In one embodiment, documents scanned in or printed during the course of office equipment operation are automatically archived. For example, an office local area network (L ...


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Michael John Cullen, Richard John Hippley: Powertrain control system for a vehicle utilizing vehicle acceleration. Ford Global Technologies, John D Russell, Allan J Lippa, September 25, 2001: US06295500 (37 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring an electronically controlled drive unit of a vehicle uses actual vehicle acceleration and a preselected vehicle acceleration. Actual acceleration is determined from any of an acceleration sensor or vehicle speed sensors. When actual acceleration is greater than the preselecte ...