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Chung Sheng Li, Rakesh Mohan, John R Smith: Methods and apparatus for adapting multimedia content for client devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert P Tassinari Jr, Ryan Mason & Lewis, February 5, 2002: US06345279 (366 worldwide citation)

A method of adapting multimedia content to a client device, wherein the multimedia content includes one or more items and the client device has capabilities and resources associated therewith, is provided. The method includes transcoding the multimedia content into a plurality of transcoded content ...


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Samuel S Adams, Stefan G Hild, Richard O LaMaire, Hiroshi Maruyama, Rakesh Mohan, Sandeep Singhal, John R Smith: Systems, methods and computer program products for modifying web content for display via pervasive computing devices. International Business Machines Corporation, A Bruce Clay, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, September 24, 2002: US06457030 (172 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for modifying Web content files, such as HTML files, for display via pervasive computing devices that have smaller displays and various performance limitations compared with desktop computing devices. Upon receiving a request from a pervasi ...


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John B Lipchak, Tod A Oblak, Fred H Bednar, William Ciaramitaro, Francis R Hughes, John R Smith, Gregory A Gisoni: Smart sensor system for diagnostic monitoring. Westinghouse Electric, M G Panian, April 2, 1991: US05005142 (137 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a component monitoring system which includes all sensor and plant component monitoring at distributed plant locations close to the sensors which are the source of the signals to be analyzed. Minimally preconditioned analog sensor signals are multiplexed and further condition ...


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John R Smith, Rakesh Mohan, Chung sheng Li: Method and apparatus for transcoding multimedia using content analysis. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang, Anne Vachon Dougherty, November 29, 2005: US06970602 (135 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for selecting at least one transcoding method for manipulating multimedia data for delivery on the basis of analysis of the content of the multimedia data. Many possible transcoding operations can be performed on multimedia data to adapt it to constraints in delivery and displ ...


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Thomas H Van Steenkiste, John R Smith, Richard E Teets, Jerome J Moleski, Daniel W Gorkiewicz: Kinetic spray coating method and apparatus. National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Fildes & Outland P C, October 31, 2000: US06139913 (122 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for kinetic spray coating of substrate surfaces by impingement of air or gas entrained powders of small particles in a range up to at least 106 microns accelerated to supersonic velocity in a spray nozzle. Preferably powders of metals, alloys, polymers and mixture ...


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Martin M Sackoff, John R Smith, Billy E Walling: Method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive coated laminate. United Merchants and Manufacturers, Michael A Caputo, April 24, 1979: US04151319 (97 worldwide citation)

A method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive coated laminate is disclosed. The method involves coating a sheet having a release surface thereon with a pressure sensitive adhesive to form a laminate, drying or curing the pressure sensitive adhesive and marrying the laminate to the inner surface ...


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Thomas H Van Steenkiste, John R Smith, Richard E Teets, Jerome J Moleski, Daniel W Gorkiewicz: Kinetic spray coating apparatus. National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Fildes & Outland P C, September 4, 2001: US06283386 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for kinetic spray coating of substrate surfaces by impingement of air or gas entrained powders of small particles in a range up to at least 106 microns accelerated to supersonic velocity in a spray nozzle. Preferably powders of metals, alloys, polymers and mixtures thereof ...


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Ana B Benitez, Alejandro Jaimes, Paek Seungyup, Shih Fu Chang, Chung Sheng Li, John R Smith: Multimedia archive description scheme. The Trustees of Columbia University, IBM Thomas J Watson Search Center, Baker Botts L, September 6, 2005: US06941325 (80 worldwide citation)

A multimedia archive description scheme is provided for characterizing a multimedia archive having records and associated record descriptions. The multimedia archive description scheme provides a data structure which relates records by similarity measures. The principle data structure in the multime ...


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John R Smith, Chung Sheng Li: Method and apparatus for classifying and querying temporal and spatial information in video. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang, Anne V Dougherty, November 16, 2004: US06819797 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for classifying or annotating image and video content by assigning each class of event, action, region or object a unique symbol and then building symbol strings to represent sequences in space or time. The symbol strings can be decoded using a library of annotated PT descript ...


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Chung Sheng Li, John R Smith, Yuan Chi Chang, Anant D Jhingran, Sriram K Padmanabhan, Hui I Hsiao, David Mun Hien Choy, Jy Jine James Lin, Gene Y C Fuh, Robin Williams, Lawrence D Bergman: Methods and apparatus for constructing and implementing a universal extension module for processing objects in a database. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang, Ryan Mason & Lewis, February 24, 2004: US06697818 (59 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing a multi-tier object-relational database architecture are disclosed. In one illustrative embodiment of the present invention, a multi-tier database architecture comprises an object-relational database engine as a top tier, one or more domain-specific extension modu ...