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Roger L Peirce, Bruce C Rhoads, John Duncan, Scott J Loftesness, Kurt W Johnson, Mary K Dobbs, Dan Mayes: System and method for a targeted payment system discount program. First Data Corporation, McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen, December 18, 2001: US06332126 (245 worldwide citation)

A system and method for operating a computer based targeted payment system discount program. Consumer information from consumer payment system institutions is used to match qualified consumers to targeted merchant discount offers. Offers are automatically prioritized based on their expected value to ...


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Dan A German, Dominic John Morea, Henry T Tsuei, John Duncan, Matt Golub: Method and system for facilitating financial transactions between consumers over the internet. First Data Corporation, Morris Manning & Martin, February 13, 2007: US07177836 (159 worldwide citation)

A method for enabling two individual consumers to complete a transaction that includes payment from one consumer (the payor, or buyer) to another consumer (the payee, or seller). An intermediary typically operates the service over a computer network of nodes, such as the Internet. The buyer has the ...


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John Duncan Unsworth, Thomas Cole Waram: Shape memory tubular stent. October 21, 2003: US06635079 (155 worldwide citation)

A stent radially expandable from a radially contracted introduction state into a radially expanded position state, in which the final shape of the stent can be controlled by varying the amount and places energy is delivered onto the interior surfaces of the tubes from which the stent is fabricated, ...


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John Duncan Bankier, Charles Allan Beck, Andrew Craig Brind, David John Brown, Kristy Irene Brown, John Dominic Burns, Peter James Docherty, John Michael Gilchrist, Timothy Simon Jones, Gordon McIntyre, Alan John Ryman, William Wallace: Method and apparatus for knowledge discovery in databases. thinkAnalytics, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, May 20, 2003: US06567814 (128 worldwide citation)

A computer-based method and apparatus for knowledge discovery from databases. The disclosed method involves the user creation of a project plan comprising a plurality of operational components adapted to cooperatively extract desired information from a database. In one embodiment, the project plan i ...


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James Edward Mitzlaff, John Duncan Toone: Method and apparatus for calibrating location finding equipment within a communication system. Motorola, Kenneth A Haas, January 11, 2000: US06014102 (108 worldwide citation)

Error vectors are added to any position estimate determined by Location finding equipment (LFE) in order to give a corrected position estimate. Error vectors are determined utilizing calibration terminals (114), which are roaming vehicles that move throughout the communication system's (100) coverag ...


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John Duncan McNicol: Distortion compensation control for a power amplifier. Northern Telecom, Jeffrey M Measures, June 23, 1998: US05770971 (99 worldwide citation)

A control arrangement and method for controlling a gain and phase adjuster used for controlling the gain and phase of a compensation signal for compensating for the distortion produced by a power amplifier is disclosed. The control arrangement makes use of a reference signal, of known frequency, whi ...


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John Duncan Unsworth, Jack Hirsh, Robert Edward Kaplan, James Joseph Czyrny: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation of the foot muscles for prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. September 2, 2003: US06615080 (74 worldwide citation)

A single channel neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) device for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), lower extremity edema, and other associated conditions by electrical stimulation of the muscles of the foot muscles. An electrical signal generator produces ...


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Gabriel Lorimer Miller, David Arthur Hall Robinson, John Duncan Wiley: Method for the noncontacting measurement of the electrical conductivity of a lamella. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Allen N Friedman, December 28, 1976: US04000458 (64 worldwide citation)

The electrical conductivity of a lamella of conducting material (e.g., semiconductor wafers or metal films) is measured by introducing the lamella into the oscillatory magnetic field of the inductive element of the L-C tank circuit. The tank circuit is the frequency determining portion of an oscilla ...


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Dan A German, Dominic J Morea, Henry T Tsuei, John Duncan, Matt Golub: Method and system for facilitating payment of an online auction transaction. First Data Corporation, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, July 27, 2010: US07765148 (49 worldwide citation)

A method for enabling two individual consumers to complete a transaction that includes payment from one consumer (the payor, or buyer) to another consumer (the payee, or seller). An intermediary typically operates the service over a computer network of nodes, such as the Internet. The buyer has the ...