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Sara A Bly, A Brady Farrand, Jeffery D Hodges, Michael D Kupfer, Brian T Lewis, William J Maybury, Michael L Tallan, Stephen B Tom: Representation of collaborative multi-user activities relative to shared structured data objects in a networked workstation environment. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, James T Beran, April 16, 1991: US05008853 (825 worldwide citation)

A multi-user collaborative system in which the contents as well as the current status of other user activity of a shared structured data object representing one or more related structured data objects in the form of data entries can be concurrently accessed by different users respectively at differe ...


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Sara A Bly, Jeffrey D Hodges, Michael D Kupfer, Brian T Lewis, Michael L Tallan, Stephen B Tom: Updating local copy of shared data in a collaborative system. Xerox Corporation, June 15, 1993: US05220657 (696 worldwide citation)

A multi-user collaborative system in which the contents as well as the current status of other user activity of a shared structured data object representing one or more related structured data objects in the form of data entries can be concurrently accessed by different users respectively at differe ...


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Thomas P Moran, Scott L Minneman, Steve R Harrison, Donald G Kimber, William J van Melle, Polle T Zellweger, Gordon P Kurtenbach, Lynn D Wilcox, Sara A Bly, William C Janssen Jr, L Charles Hebel: System for the capture and replay of temporal data representing collaborative activities. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, February 10, 1998: US05717879 (360 worldwide citation)

A system for the capture and playback of temporal data representing a collaborative activity such as a meeting. Such temporal data is captured by one or more capture devices (e.g. audio recordings or an electronic whiteboard). Temporal data is comprised of timestreams and events. Timestreams are set ...


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John C Tang, Scott L Minneman, Sara A Bly, Steve R Harrison: Video computational shared drawing space. Xerox Corporation, Anglin & Giaccherini, August 24, 1993: US05239373 (157 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a display unit (10) which displays a composite image (38); a stylus (24) which is used to "write" on the composite image (38); a way of detecting (20) the position of the stylus (24) over the composite image (38); a video camera (12) mounted a short distance away from ...


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Timothy W Bickmore, Joseph W Sullivan, Elizabeth F Churchill, Sara A Bly, Linda K Cook: Method and apparatus for creating personal autonomous avatars. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, October 15, 2002: US06466213 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating communication about a document between two users creates autonomous, animated computer characters, or avatars, which are then attached to the document under discussion. The avatar is created by one user, who need not be the author of the document, and is attac ...


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Timothy W Bickmore, Joseph W Sullivan, Elizabeth F Churchill, Sara A Bly, Linda K Cook: Method and apparatus for creating personal autonomous avatars. Fuji Xerox, Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berrige, February 28, 2006: US07006098 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating communication about a document between two users creates autonomous, animated computer characters, or avatars, which are then attached to the document under discussion. The avatar is created by one user, who need not be the author of the document, and is attac ...


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Timothy W Bickmore, Joseph W Sullivan, Elizabeth F Churchill, Sara A Bly, Linda K Cook: Method and apparatus for creating personal autonomous avatars. Oliff & Berridge, September 6, 2001: US20010019330-A1

A method and apparatus for facilitating communication about a document between two users creates autonomous, animated computer characters, or avatars, which are then attached to the document under discussion. The avatar is created by one user, who need not be the author of the document, and is attac ...


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Timothy W Bickmore, Joseph W Sullivan, Elizabeth F Churchill, Sara A Bly, Linda K Cook: Method and apparatus for creating personal autonomous avatars. Fuji Xerox, Oliff & Berridge, November 6, 2003: US20030206170-A1

A method and apparatus for facilitating communication about a document between two users creates autonomous, animated computer characters, or avatars, which are then attached to the document under discussion. The avatar is created by one user, who need not be the author of the document, and is attac ...