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Noble G Larson, Kent A Stevens: Automated camera-based tracking system for sports contests. November 8, 1994: US05363297 (77 worldwide citation)

A system for the accumulation of detailed moment-to-moment information concerning the movements of players and of the ball in a sporting contest. One or more cameras (11, 12, 14) are situated so as to cover the entire playing area (10) of the event. The output of at least one of these cameras is pro ...


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Noble G Larson: Bidirectional systolic ring network. August 19, 1997: US05659781 (20 worldwide citation)

A ring-structured network allowing bidirectional, point-to-point, communications between a plurality of nodes (200A-E), some of them equipped with a computing element (210) and a local memory element (221), and others, possibly, serving as input/output devices. In addition to clocks and miscellaneou ...


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Noble G Larson, John A Purbrick, Matthew T Mason: Stepping motor control system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, Robert F O Connell, January 17, 1984: US04426608 (14 worldwide citation)

A stepping motor control system which uses a closed-loop lead angle control technique wherein a programmably selected lead angle signal is combined with a signal representing the position of a step motor shaft so as to provide a coil state excitation signal for the coils of the stepping motor, the s ...


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Noble G Larson: Analog Gaussian convolver. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, Arthur A McGill, Prithvi C Lall, September 18, 1984: US04472786 (13 worldwide citation)

An analog Gaussian convolver for performing high speed convolutions of arrary functions (e.g. image arrays) with masks or operators which uses two units of 2-dimensional Gaussians G(u,v) and the like. The output of the two units are subtracted to obtain difference of Gaussian operators (DOG), a very ...