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Paul A Freiberger, Golan Levin, David P Reed, Marc E Davis, Neal A Bhadkamkar, Philippe P Piernot, Todd A Agulnick, Sally N Rosenthal, Giles N Goodhead: Attention manager for occupying the peripheral attention of a person in the vicinity of a display device. Interval Research Corporation, David R Graham, March 7, 2000: US06034652 (81 worldwide citation)

An attention manager presents information to a person in the vicinity of a display device in a manner that engages at least the peripheral attention of the person. The information is embodied by one or more sets of content data (e.g., video or audio data). Each set of content data is formulated by a ...


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Mor Naaman, Marc E Davis, Alexander B Jaffe: Visualizing location-based datasets using “tag maps”. Yahoo, August 3, 2010: US07769745 (50 worldwide citation)

The visualization of datasets by associating text (keywords) with location and optionally with time is provided. This visualization may help the user better understand and analyze the contents of the dataset. The visualization takes as input a keyword and related parameters such as location, importa ...


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Rahul Nair, Christopher W Higgins, Marc E Davis, Joseph J O Sullivan, Christopher T Paretti: Bandwidth and cost management for ad hoc networks. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, September 7, 2010: US07792040 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method is described herein for managing bandwidth and cost in connection with a plurality of sensors in an ad hoc network. The system and method receives sensor data that is provided from a plurality of sensors and constructs an ad hoc network among the plurality of sensors based on the ...


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Marc E Davis, Matthew G Dyor, Daniel A Gerrity, Xuedong Huang, Roderick A Hyde, Royce A Levien, Richard T Lord, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene: Network acquired behavioral fingerprint for authentication. Elwha, October 21, 2014: US08869241 (42 worldwide citation)

A computationally-implemented method, for certain example embodiments, may include, but is not limited to: identifying a network connection coupling a computer server to a computing device; and transmitting, via the network connection, a behavioral fingerprint associated with an authorized user of t ...


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Mor Naaman, Marc E Davis, Shane P Ahern, Simon P King, Rahul Nair, Jeannie Hui I Yang: Context-based community-driven suggestions for media annotation. Yahoo, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, June 15, 2010: US07739304 (30 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are apparatus and methods for facilitating annotation of media objects by a user. Mechanisms present a user with an easily usable set of annotation suggestions that are most likely to be relevant to the particular user and/or media context. In general, existing annotations are analyzed to ...


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Paul A Freiberger, Golan Levin, David P Reed, Marc E Davis, Neal A Bhadkamkar, Philippe P Piernot, Todd A Aqulnick, Sally N Rosenthal, Giles N Goodhead: Attention manager for occupying the peripheral attention of a person in the vicinity of a display device. Interval Research Corporation, Van Pelt & Yi, September 7, 2004: US06788314 (30 worldwide citation)

An attention manager presents information to a person in the vicinity of a display device in a manner that engages at least the peripheral attention of the person. The information is embodied by one or more sets of content data (e.g., video or audio data). Each set of content data is formulated by a ...


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Mor Naaman, Marc E Davis: Context server for associating information based on context. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, November 26, 2013: US08594702 (20 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer readable medium are provided for associating information (including information and services) based upon context. In one example, an apparatus includes interface logic for receiving, during a session (e.g., during a media object capture, upload session, data transfer s ...


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Marc E Davis, Matthew G Dyor, Daniel A Gerrity, Xuedong Huang, Roderick A Hyde, Royce A Levien, Richard T Lord, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene: Determining device identity using a behavioral fingerprint. Elwha, October 8, 2013: US08555077 (19 worldwide citation)

Behavioral fingerprints hold gathered data related to users' interactions with a device or devices, inter alia. Behavioral fingerprints may be used to at least partially determine a level of accessibility of the device or of an aspect of the device for the user; provide a current status of a network ...


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Marc E Davis, Matthew G Dyor, Daniel A Gerrity, Xuedong Huang, Roderick A Hyde, Royce A Levien, Richard T Lord, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene: Behavioral fingerprint based authentication. Elwha, April 29, 2014: US08713704 (18 worldwide citation)

A computationally-implemented method, for certain example embodiments, may include, but is not limited to: determining that a first user of a computing device is associated with the computing device; and determining a level of authentication associated with the first user via the computing device, t ...


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Marc E Davis, Rahul Nair, Ori Zaltzman, Joseph O Sullivan, Christopher Paretti, Christopher W Higgins: Data sharing based on proximity-based ad hoc network. Yahoo, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, November 15, 2011: US08060018 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method is described for constructing a proximity-based ad hoc network among a plurality of sensor-enabled devices and for using such a network to facilitate data sharing among users of those devices (referred to herein for simplicity as “sensors”). The system and method advantageously e ...