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Ronald J Barber, Bradley J Beitel, William R Equitz, Carlton W Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Thomas R Work, Peter C Yanker: Image query system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, November 26, 1996: US05579471 (470 worldwide citation)

Images in an image database are searched in response to queries which include the visual characteristics of the images such as colors, textures, shapes, and sizes, as well as by textual tags appended to the images. Queries are constructed in an image query construction area in response to values of ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Mark S Bishop, Nancy A Burns, John J Deacon, Robert D Gordon, Charles L Haug, Kenneth B Smith, Lonnie S Walling, Michael D Wilkes, Peter C Yanker: Computer-based, audio/visual creation and presentation system and method. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, December 28, 1993: US05274758 (161 worldwide citation)

A user/PC interface system is described which enables the creation and performance of a synchronized audio/visual story on the PC. The interface enables the initial storage of a plurality of visual images. Then, it enables the creation of an audio presentation which includes labels and time indicati ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Mark S Bishop, John J Deacon, Robert D Gordon, Kenneth B Smith, Lonnie S Walling, Michael D Wilkes, Peter C Yanker, Nancy A Burns, Charles L Haug: Computer-based, audio/visual creation and presentation system and method. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, June 2, 1992: US05119474 (142 worldwide citation)

A user/PC interface system is described which enables the creation and performance of a synchronized audio/visual story on the PC. The interface enables the initial storage of a plurality of visual images. Then, it enables the creation of an audio presentation which includes labels and time indicati ...


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Peter C Yanker: Image editor zoom function. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, February 16, 1993: US05187776 (136 worldwide citation)

An Image Editor includes a ZOOM function wherein other Image Editor actions are invokable and operable in whatever zoom level is currently in effect. The zoom mode is a state of the Image Editor in that invoked actions are performed in a normal 1X pel size image but are displayed to an operator in a ...


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Matthew Paul Anderson, Siyi Terry Donn, David Couttie Fallside, Tri Quac Ha, Douglas Michael Hembry, Jean C Ho, Jing Song Jang, Nelson Mattos, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Frank Chin Tung, Peter Paval Uhrowczik, Mimi Phuong Thao Thi Vo, Gerald Johann Wilmot, Peter C Yanker, Josephine Min Kung Cheng: Relational database extenders for handling complex data types. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss W Johnson, April 4, 2000: US06047291 (106 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to relational extenders for a computer-based relational database. Each relational extender includes at least one column, in a first, business table containing a user defined application database, dedicated to object handles for defining the complex data type of an object; ...


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Matthew Paul Anderson, Siyi Terry Donn, David Couttie Fallside, Tri Q Ha, Douglas Michael Hembry, Jean C Ho, Jing Song Jang, Nelson Mattos, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Frank Chin Tung, Peter Paval Uhrowczik, Mimi Phuong Thao Thi Vo, Gerald Johann Wilmot, Peter C Yanker, Josephine Min Kung Cheng: Relational database extenders for handling complex data types. International Business Machines Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 25, 1998: US05799310 (89 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to relational extenders for a computer-based relational database. Each relational extender includes at least one column, in a first, business, table containing a user defined application database, dedicated to object handles for defining the complex data type of an object; ...


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Peter C Yanker: Variable speed, image pan method and apparatus. International Business Machines, Perman & Green, December 24, 1991: US05075673 (55 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus is described having the capability to pan a viewport image across a world-plane image. The viewport image has defined boundaries and exhibits a cursor whose position is movable by a user operated mouse or keyboard controls. The invention comprises a method for providing a variabl ...


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Peter C Yanker: Color palette display interface for a computer-based image editor. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, September 28, 1993: US05249263 (46 worldwide citation)

A display system is described for producing and showing color images which includes a screen for displaying an interactive user interface. The display interface includes image color choice areas, anti-alias color choice areas, a current color area, an echo icon area and user-movable cursor indicatio ...


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Matthew Paul Anderson, Siyi Terry Donn, David Couttie Fallside, Tri Quac Ha, Douglas Michael Hembry, Jean C Ho, Jing Song Jang, Nelson Mattos, Carlton Wayne Niblack, Dragutin Petkovic, Frank Chin Tung, Peter Paval Uhrowczik, Mimi Phuong Thao Thi Vo, Gerald Johann Wilmot, Peter C Yanker, Josephine Min Kung Cheng: Computer program product for database relational extenders. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC Johnson, June 20, 2000: US06078925 (42 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to relational extenders for a computer-based relational database. Each relational extender includes at least one column, in a first, business, table containing a user defined application database, dedicated to object handles for defining the complex data type of an object; ...


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Bradley J Beitel, Peter C Yanker: Trigger field display selection. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, April 26, 1994: US05307457 (29 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described which includes memory areas for storing an image and trigger fields for the image, and a display which indicates a cursor in one of two configurations. Circuitry is provided for moving the cursor and enabling it to implement a select operation for a particular subroutine. T ...