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Shelly D Farnham, Andrzej Turski, David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Sean U Kelly, Cezary Marcjan, Richard F Rashid: Computer system architecture for automatic context associations. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, March 11, 2008: US07343365 (250 worldwide citation)

A computer system models human memory by deriving associations between objects, events, and the context of the computer user or users. These associations can be dynamically generated, changing depending on the behavior of the user and context. Examples of areas in which this system can be used inclu ...


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David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Sean U Kelly: Calendar-based user interface system. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, October 21, 2008: US07441194 (30 worldwide citation)

A calendar-based interface system accommodates innate human memory by associating computer-related events, and other events, based upon when they occur. The calendar user interface system utilizes a calendar as a top-level user interface for accessing computer information. The calendar-based interfa ...


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Lili Cheng, David P Vronay, Ryszard K Kott, Sean U Kelly: Rich profile communication with notifications. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 9, 2013: US08418067 (26 worldwide citation)

A rich communication profile system with notifications. The system is a feedback mechanism that utilizes rich content, e.g., multimedia content, as one or more indicators that represent the status of a remote user. The system includes a state component that receives information relating to state of ...


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David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Baining Guo, Sean U Kelly: Noisy operating system user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Amin & Turocy, August 16, 2005: US06931601 (24 worldwide citation)

An operating system shell provides on a display screen a graphical user interface through which a user interacts with the operating system. The operating system shell provides a background noisy display rendered on the display screen in accordance with a background physical lighting model, and an am ...


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Sean U Kelly, Lili Cheng, Ryszard K Kott, Richard L Hughes, William L Portnoy: Walled gardens. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 9, 2010: US07832003 (22 worldwide citation)

The subject invention provides a unique system and method that facilitates a controlled communication environment which allows a user to participate in a plurality of privacy contexts with other people in a simultaneous manner in an online community. A user can assign or define varying levels of pri ...


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Ryszard K Kott, Alwin R Vyhmeister, Richard L Hughes, Lili Cheng, Sean U Kelly, William L Portnoy: Systems and methods to facilitate self regulation of social networks through trading and gift exchange. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 11, 2010: US07716300 (6 worldwide citation)

The subject invention provides a unique system and method that facilitates self-regulation of a social network system based at least in part on user behavior, and in particular on good or desirable user behavior. The system and method involve monitoring user behavior such as user activity and user i ...


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David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Baining Guo, Sean U Kelly: Peek around user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 8, 2011: US07904826 (5 worldwide citation)

An operating system shell has an underlying desktop object that is rendered according to different views. The operating system shell renders on a display screen a desktop graphical user interface with windows, tools, icons, etc. that are within a segment of the desktop object that can be observed (i ...


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Shelly D Farnham, Andrzej Turski, David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Sean U Kelly, Cezary Marcjan, Richard F Rashid: Computer system architecture for automatic context associations. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 29, 2011: US08069186 (3 worldwide citation)

A computer system models human memory by deriving associations between objects, events, and the context of the computer user or users. These associations can be dynamically generated, changing depending on the behavior of the user and context. Examples of areas in which this system can be used inclu ...


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Lili Cheng, David P Vronay, Ryszard K Kott, Sean U Kelly: Rich profile communication with notifications. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Steve Wight, Douglas J Barker, Micky Minhas, August 9, 2016: US09413793

A rich communication profile system with notifications. The system is a feedback mechanism that utilizes rich content, e.g., multimedia content, as one or more indicators that represent the status of a remote user. The system includes a state component that receives information relating to state of ...


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David P Vronay, Lili Cheng, Baining Guo, Sean U Kelly: Noisy operating system user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvim, July 8, 2008: US07398475

An operating system shell provides on a display screen a graphical user interface through which a user interacts with the operating system. The operating system shell provides a background noisy display rendered on the display screen in accordance with a background physical lighting model, and an am ...



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