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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Telephony control system with intelligent call routing. Milde & Hoffberg, April 4, 2006: US07023979 (336 worldwide citation)

A communications management system comprising an input for receiving a communications classification; a database of skill weights with respect to the communications classification; a database of agent skill scores; and a processor, for computing, with respect to the received communication classifica ...


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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Method and system for matching entities in an auction. Hoffberg & Associates, March 9, 2010: US07676034 (77 worldwide citation)

A communications management system comprising an input for receiving a communications classification; a database of skill weights with respect to the communications classification; a database of agent skill scores; and a processor, for computing, with respect to the received communication classifica ...


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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Telephony control system with intelligent call routing. Milde & Hoffberg, September 11, 2007: US07269253 (66 worldwide citation)

A communications system and method, wherein a plurality of communications are received, each having associated classification information, information representing characteristics of at least three potential targets are stored; and an optimum target for each communication based on the communication ...


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Siu Wai Wu: Method and apparatus for providing rate control in a video encoder. General Instrument Corporation, Robert P Marley, November 8, 2005: US06963608 (64 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for controlling the quantization level in a digital video encoder that comprises a plurality of parallel compression engines (12). The input picture is partitioned into a number of panels (10) and each panel is processed by a distinct compression engine (12). A re ...


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Chee Ann Chang, Kai Wai Wu, Wai Man Yuen: Multi-functional water control module. Ewig, Lathrop & Gage LC, May 17, 2005: US06892952 (61 worldwide citation)

A water control module is provided that monitors water temperature in plumbing, such as shower plumbing, and receives certain input commands from a user. The water control module may, in one example, control shower water flow temperature to preferential temperature values. Control of shower water fl ...


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Siu Wai Wu, Vincent Liu: First pass encoding of I and P-frame complexity for compressed digital video. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, Douglas M McAllister, October 12, 2004: US06804301 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an improved system and method for encoding digital images within frames for digital television transmission. Every anchor frame in a first pass encoder is encoded as a P-frame. Groups of macroblocks, such as slices in the P-frame, are alternately encoded as I-slices and P-sl ...


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Siu Wai Wu, Jing Yang Chen: Noise reduction pre-processor for digital video using previously generated motion vectors and adaptive spatial filtering. General Instrument Corporation, Robert P Marley, September 19, 2006: US07110455 (47 worldwide citation)

Noise is reduced in a video system by applying motion compensated temporal filtering using previously generated motion vectors and adaptive spatial filtering at scene change frames. Various types of noise can be introduced into video prior to compression and transmission. Artifacts arise from record ...


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Wai Wu, Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent communication routing system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, October 30, 2012: US08300798 (43 worldwide citation)

A communications routing system, and method, for representing a plurality of predicted characteristics of a plurality of communications sources, each having an economic utility; representing a plurality of predicted characteristics of a plurality of communications targets each having an economic uti ...


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Siu Wai Wu, Jay R Patel, Robert Nemiroff, John Shumate: Pixel adaptive noise reduction filter for digital video. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, September 28, 1999: US05959693 (38 worldwide citation)

A current pixel of a video image is adaptively filtered to provide stronger filtering when there is a high likelihood that noise is present. Weaker filtering is provided when the presence of a color and/or brightness edge is likely in the video image. Each pixel has luminance and chrominance amplitu ...


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Vincent Liu, Siu Wai Wu, Michael Casteloes, Robert J Stone, Rebecca Lam: Method and apparatus for determining a transmission bit rate in a statistical multiplexer. General Instrument Corporation, Larry T Cullen, August 26, 2008: US07418007 (38 worldwide citation)

A statistical multiplexer for coding and multiplexing multiple channels of digital television data, or multiple panels of HDTV digital television data. A bit rate need parameter is determined for each encoder in a stat mux group, and an encoding bit rate is allocated to each channel based on its nee ...



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