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Gilbert S Burrus Jr, Ronald J Cooper, Michael R Marr, Mario A Marsico, John C Pescatore, Paul D Sullivan: Multiple port service expansion adapter for a communications controller. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, June 6, 1989: US04837677 (110 worldwide citation)

Bus interconnection between the system busses of a multi-port communications controller and the busses of one or more multi-port adapters is facilitated with a new architecture for providing an interconnection controller. A programmably adjustable adapter and port interface controller is combined vi ...


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Gilbert S Burrus Jr, Ronald J Cooper, Michael R Marr, John C Pescatore, Mario A Marsico: Multiple port integrated DMA and interrupt controller and arbitrator. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, December 29, 1987: US04716523 (79 worldwide citation)

Both DMA access and character interrupt driven access modes of service are provided to multiple communication ports by an integrated arbitration DMA/interrupt controller utilizing its own resident randomly accessible memory. Pipelined logic control architecture for handling service mode adaptations ...


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Ronald J Cooper, Mario A Marsico, Richard C Matlack Jr, John C Pescatore, Robert L Smith Jr: Scannerless message concentrator and communications multiplexer. International Business Machines, Edward H Duffield, September 26, 1989: US04870566 (77 worldwide citation)

A communications concentrator and message multiplexer featuring direct access from the communications adapters to main memory via direct memory access means which eliminates the usual scanner or polling facility in a concentrator or multiplexer is described. A control microprocessor manages the allo ...


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Ronald J Cooper, Mario A Marsico, John C Pescatore, Paul D Sullivan: Multiplexed interrupt/DMA request arbitration apparatus and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, March 3, 1987: US04648029 (72 worldwide citation)

In an arbitration apparatus and technique, the request lines from a plurality of potential requestors serve both as interrupt and DMA bus request signal lines to an arbitration device. The arbitration device selects among contending requestors on a priority basis and generates a grant signal interpr ...


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Alexander C Dublinski, Ronald J Cooper, Edward J Fabian, Gary J Jacaruso, Philip J Ramey, Darryl M Toni, Matthew T Turner: Method of fabricating a complex part made of composite material. United Technologies Corporation, February 15, 1994: US05286438 (53 worldwide citation)

The method of fabricating a complex part made of composite material and having a plurality of panels oriented in diverse angular relationship, and utilizing a plurality of conformable cauls upon which the composite material is individually laid up and which cauls cooperate to form one of the molds u ...


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Gilbert S Burrus Jr, Ronald J Cooper, Michael R Marr, Mario A Marsico, John C Pescatore, Paul D Sullivan: Multiple port communications adapter apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, June 14, 1988: US04751634 (53 worldwide citation)

A multi-port communications controller and variable protocol adapter is described. The adapter utilizes a user programmable pluggable programming cartridge for defining individual communications port data service characteristics. The port data service characteristics are interpreted by a microproces ...


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Ronald J Cooper, Mario A Marsico, John C Pescatore: Multiprocessor array error detection and recovery apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, December 2, 1986: US04627054 (18 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor array is described in which a central controlling microprocessor interfaces over commonly connected address and data busses to a plurality of peripheral microprocessors. A memory mapped I/O interface controls access to and from the busses for mutual receipt and exchange of signals b ...


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James J Allen Jr, Ronald J Cooper, Douglas H Cox, William L McNeil, Herbert Rivera Sanchez, Terri L Tomlinson: Adapter for interleaving second data with first data already transferred between first device and second device without having to arbitrate for ownership of communications channel. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen T Keohane, Daniel N Yannuzzi, July 9, 1996: US05535333 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling a communications adapter interface such that supplemental data can be interleaved with data being transferred. The interleaving is performed in a manner such that the supplemental data is transparent to the data mover portion of the communications adapter. The sup ...