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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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Thomas P Moran, Patrick Chiu, William Van Melle: Apparatus and method for supporting the implicit structure of freeform lists, outlines, text, tables and diagrams in a gesture-based input system and editing system. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, February 25, 2003: US06525749 (320 worldwide citation)

A system features a data input scheme in which the nature of the entered data is irrelevant until the requirement made to perform a function with respect to that data. It is only when it becomes necessary to perform a function with respect to the data that the determination of the nature of the data ...


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Thomas P Moran, Patrick Chiu: Apparatus and method for executing multiple-concatenated command gestures in a gesture based input system. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 15, 1998: US05809267 (250 worldwide citation)

A graphical editing system is provided which allows a user to draw number of commonly used gestures called primitive command gestures together in essentially one stroke. The primitive gestures are chosen to represent gestural syntax, analogous to a textual command syntax. The primitive gestures are ...


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Thomas P Moran, Donald G Kimber, William J van Melle, Gordon P Kurtenbach: Computer controlled display system activities using correlated graphical and timeline interfaces for controlling replay of temporal data representing collaborative activities. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, July 28, 1998: US05786814 (228 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the playback of a recorded session. Timestream and event information for the session is captured by one or more recording devices. Playback of a session is performed under the control of a session access device. A session access device utilizes event information to create a ...


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Thomas P Moran, William J van Melle, Gordon P Kurtenbach, Patrick Chiu: Computer controlled display system using a graphical replay device to control playback of temporal data representing collaborative activities. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, December 18, 2001: US06332147 (189 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the playback of a recorded session utilizing a window acting as a player for playing back a timestream for a shared representation media, such as an electronic whiteboard. Timestream and event information for the session is captured by one or more recording devices. Playback ...


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Thomas P Moran, Patrick Chiu, William Van Melle, Gordon Kurtenbach: Apparatus and method for implementing visual animation illustrating results of interactive editing operations. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 9, 1999: US05880743 (158 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for animating editing changes on a display device is provided. The invention is designed to operate preferably with a graphical editing system that permits both handwritten and typewritten data entry. Both the primary changes made by the user and the contextual changes result ...


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Thomas P Moran, Scott L Minneman, Donald G Kimber, Polle T Zellweger, Gordon P Kurtenbach, Lynn D Wilcox: Computer controlled display system using a timeline to control playback of temporal data representing collaborative activities. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, February 10, 1998: US05717869 (152 worldwide citation)

A system for capturing and controlling access to concurrently recorded timestreams of a session. A session is of a collaborative activity such as a meeting. Timestreams of the session are captured by various recording devices. The timestreams are analyzed to create a set of events for each timestrea ...


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Patrick Chiu, Thomas P Moran, William J Van Melle, Steven R Harrison, Polle T Zellweger: Method and system for indexing and controlling the playback of multimedia documents. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, November 16, 1999: US05986655 (135 worldwide citation)

An electronic multimedia document system provides temporal icons that provide indices into a recording of a meeting or presentation. The temporal icons index the times of occurrence of events and beginning times, ending times, and time spans of timestreams. The temporal icons provide complete playba ...


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Carl J Kraenzel, Paul B Moody, Joann Ruvolo, Thomas P Moran, Justin T Lessler: Method of generating a context-inferenced search query and of sorting a result of the query. International Business Machines Corporation, Guerin & Rodriguez, Michael A Rodriguez, December 14, 2010: US07853574 (129 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a context-inferenced search query and of sorting a result of the query is described. The method includes analyzing an event associated with the user to determine a contextual setting, dynamically generating a search query based on the contextual setting, and searching at least ...


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Karon A Weber, Alex D Poon, Thomas P Moran: Interactively producing indices into image and gesture-based data using unrecognized graphical objects. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Judith C Bares, January 7, 1997: US05592608 (125 worldwide citation)

A user-interactive method for use in a processor-controlled machine provides a user with the capability to establish associations among image segments in a data structure that indicate visually-displayed but otherwise not recognized or interpreted information, for the purpose of retrieving the unrec ...