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Steven Dardinski, Keith Eldridge, Robert Hall, Mark Johnson, Brian McKay, Paul Meskonis, Scott Volk: Process control configuration system with connection validation and configuration. Invensys Systems, David J Powsner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 8, 2006: US07089530 (238 worldwide citation)

Connection objects or other such data structures facilitate establishing and configuring connections between objects that model components in a process control system. A first set of data structures (e.g. the object connection type structures) identify valid types for component-to-component pairings ...


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Keith Eldridge, Paul Meskonis, Robert Hall, Kenneth A Burke, Scott Volk, Mark Johnson, Brian Mackay, Steven Dardinski: Methods and apparatus for control configuration with versioning, security, composite blocks, edit selection, object swapping, formulaic values and other aspects. Invensys Systems, Nutter McClennen & Fish, David J Powsner, Charlton Shen, September 18, 2007: US07272815 (234 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for configuring process, environmental, industrial and other control systems generate and/or utilize models representing configurations of control systems and/or the systems controlled by them. Records of changes to the models or the configurations represented by them are maint ...


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Steven Dardinski, Keith Eldridge, Robert Hall, Mark Johnson, Brian MacKay, Paul Meskonis, Scott Volk: Methods and apparatus for controlling object appearance in a process control configuration system. Invensys Systems, David J Powsner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, June 22, 2004: US06754885 (196 worldwide citation)

The invention provides improved apparatus for configuring process, environmental, industrial and other control systems. Such apparatus employs “appearance” objects (or other data and/or programming constructs) defining the appearance of configurable system components in graphical editors or other vi ...


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Steven Dardinski, Keith Eldridge, Robert Hall, Mark Johnson, Brian McKay, Paul Meskonis, Scott Volk: Process control configuration system with parameterized objects. Invensys Systems, David J Powsner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 22, 2006: US07096465 (135 worldwide citation)

A process control system is configured via manipulation of objects that model system components, e.g., sensors, blocks, control processors, historians, workstations, etc. Individual objects include parameters that characterize the underlying components and/or the behavior of the objects themselves. ...


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Edgar Robert Hall Jr: Method and apparatus for generating numbers to play in a lottery based on astronomical events. Herbert M Hanegan, J Rodgers Lunsford III, Smith Gambrell & Russell, April 16, 2002: US06371482 (41 worldwide citation)

A method and device for generating hot sheets for lottery numbers based upon previously drawn numbers and astronomical data. A player selects at least one number for input. The input number is then searched for in a database containing historical data of at least one comparison lottery including the ...


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Matthew Gerber, Robert Hall: Method for establishing and operating a mobile Ad-Hoc network. AT&T Intellectual Property II, Woodcock Washburn, June 28, 2011: US07969914 (38 worldwide citation)

A method for creating an ad-hoc network that assembles a MANET inductively with no need for any node to request any information, needing only to hear information from an ad-hoc group of at least one node, to select its uplink relay node from the group. The resulting tree-structure network efficientl ...


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Robert Hall: System and method for geocasting in a mobile ad hoc network. AT&T Intellectual Property II, Woodcock Washburn, April 3, 2012: US08149801 (33 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a wireless terminal that determines whether to retransmit a received packet. The wireless terminal is configured to determine a first distance from the wireless terminal to a point (e.g., the center point) in a geocast region. The wireless terminal is also configured to determine a plur ...


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Keith Eldridge, Brian Mackay, Mark Johnson, Scott Volk, Kenneth A Burke, Paul Meskonis, Robert Hall, Steven Dardinski: Apparatus and method for configuring and editing a control system with live data. Invensys Systems, Nutter McClennen & Fish, David J Powsner, February 15, 2011: US07890927 (29 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for configuring process, environmental, industrial and other control systems generate and/or utilize models representing configurations of control systems and/or the systems controlled by them. Records of changes to the models or the configurations represented by them are maint ...


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Keith Eldridge, Brian Mackay, Mark Johnson, Scott Volk, Kenneth A Burke, Paul Meskonis, Robert Hall, Steven Dardinski: Control system configurator and methods with edit selection. Invensys Systems, Nutter McClennen & Fish, David J Powsner, Derek P Roller, September 27, 2011: US08028272 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for configuring process, environmental, industrial and other control systems generate and/or utilize models representing configurations of control systems and/or the systems controlled by them. Records of changes to the models or the configurations represented by them are maint ...


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Robert Hall, P Reginald Taylor: Portable stage with telescopic stage sections. June 19, 1990: US04934113 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a portable stage riser comprising a plurality of individual stage sections at different heights. The stage sections are telescopically interconnected with one another by a track system for sliding from a collapsed to an extended position. The stage when collapsed is ti ...