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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, 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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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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Thomas P Moran, Patrick Chiu, William J van Melle, Gordon P Kurtenbach: Method and apparatus for grouping graphic objects on a computer based system having a graphical user interface. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Dominu, January 19, 1999: US05861886 (116 worldwide citation)

A system for creating and manipulating groups of graphic objects using enclosures. A persistent graphic object, such as a closed loop is drawn around a set of graphic objects as an enclosure. When the enclosure is selected the enclosure and the set of graphic objects within are grouped. Besides movi ...


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Thomas P Moran, William J van Melle, Patrick Chiu: Freeform graphics system having meeting objects for supporting meeting objectives. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, January 25, 2000: US06018346 (93 worldwide citation)

Meeting support objects for supporting meeting objectives for use in a freeform graphics system. Meeting support objects are representations of dynamic information that is used to support various common activities performed in meetings, such as decision making, assigning action items, agenda trackin ...


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Thomas P Moran, Patrick Chiu, William J van Melle: Method and apparatus for collapsing and expanding selected regions on a work space of a computer controlled display system. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, July 21, 1998: US05784061 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for representing a group of graphic objects so as to maximize usage of a display area on a computer controlled graphics display system. The present invention provides a means for "collapsing" a group of graphic objects so that the group is represented by a container icon. The ...


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Thomas P Moran, William J van Melle, Patrick Chiu: Domain objects for use in a freeform graphics system. Xerox Corporation, January 21, 2003: US06509912 (86 worldwide citation)

Domain objects for use in a freeform graphics system. Domain objects are context specific representations of information that are used in a freeform graphics system. Domain objects are represented in a freeform graphics system by a graphic object (icon) representing an instance of the domain object. ...


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Thomas P Moran, Eric Saund, Beverly L Harrison, Roy Want, William J van Melle: Surface mounted information collage. Xerox Corporation, December 21, 1999: US06005482 (79 worldwide citation)

An enhanced information collage having a surface for detachable support of a plurality of collage components. The enhanced information collage comprises an identification unit, a location unit, and an information processing system. The identification unit is for determining informational content of ...


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Thomas P Moran, Eric Saund, Beverly L Harrison, Roy Want, William J van Melle, Kenneth P Fishkin, Anuj Uday Gujar: Operator icons for information collages. Xerox Corporation, December 4, 2001: US06326946 (53 worldwide citation)

An enhanced information collage that combines a computational system with a physical information collage to preserve the advantages of conventional information collages while alleviating many problems associated with such collages. A physical information collage (e.g. a pin board with spatially diff ...