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Sougata Mukherjea, Kyogi Hirata, Yoshinori Hara: Method and apparatus for query refinement. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, July 2, 2002: US06415282 (160 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing a user interface for refining a query applied to a database of images, where a Query Result Visualization Environment allows the user to organize the search results using various techniques. For example, the search results may be clustered on the basis of text, i ...


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Yoshinori Hara, Koetsu Endou, Hiroko Takahashi: Process for the manufacture of cycloalkyldimethanol. Mitsubishi Chemical Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 25, 2001: US06294703 (127 worldwide citation)

A process for making cycloalkyldimethanol, includes hydrogenating at least one cycloalkyldicarboxylic acid and/or an alkyl ester thereof with a catalyst, to produce a cycloalkyldimethanol, where the catalyst contains ruthenium, tin and platinum. Also, a method for regenerating a used catalyst, inclu ...


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Keisuke Wada, Yoshinori Hara, Koushi Sasaki: Method for producing a lactone. Mitsubishi Chemical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 9, 1990: US04892955 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a lactone by hydrogenating a dicarboxylic acid, a dicarboxylic acid anhydride and/or a dicarboxylic acid ester in the presence of a catalyst, wherein said catalyst is a ruthenium catalyst comprising (1) ruthenium, (2) an organic phosphine and (3) a conjugate base of an acid ha ...


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Keisuke Wada, Yoshinori Hara, Koushi Sasaki: Method for producing a lactone. Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 5, 1990: US04931573 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a lactone by hydrogenating a dicarboxylic acid, a dicarboxylic acid anhydride and/or a dicarboxylic acid ester in the presence of a catalyst, wherein the hydrogenation reaction is conducted in the liquid phase in the presence of (1) ruthenium, (2) an organic phosphine and (3) ...


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Yoshinori Hara, Koetsu Endou, Seijiro Nishimura: Process for preparing 1, 6-hexanediol. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 19, 1999: US05969194 (9 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing 1,6-hexanediol comprising hydrogenating a starting material containing at least one compound selected from the group consisting of adipic acid, .epsilon.-hydroxycaproic acid, .epsilon.-caprolactone and oligomers of .epsilon.-caprolactone, preferably a substance recovered from ...


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Yoshinori Hara, Hiroko Inagaki: Method for producing 1,4-butanediol. Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, December 31, 1991: US05077442 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for producing 1,4-butanediol by hydrogenating succinic anhydride, succinic acid or .gamma.-butyrolactone in the presence of a catalyst, wherein the hydrogenation reaction is conducted in a liquid phase using as the catalyst a ruthenium type catalyst comprising ruthenium, an organic phosphin ...


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Keisuke Wada, Yoshinori Hara, Koushi Sasaki: Method for producing a lactone. Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 4, 1991: US05021589 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a lactone by hydrogenating a dicarboxylic acid, a dicarboxylic acid anhydride and/or a dicarboxylic acid ester in the presence of a catalyst, wherein said catalyst is a ruthenium catalyst comprising (1) ruthenium, (2) an organic phosphine and (3) a conjugate base of an acid ha ...


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Keisuke Wada, Yoshinori Hara, Koushi Sasaki: Method for producing a lactone. Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 7, 1992: US05079372 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a lactone by hydrogenating a dicarboxylic acid, a dicarboxylic acid anhydride and/or a dicarboxylic acid ester in the presence of a catalyst, wherein the hydrogenation reaction is conducted in the liquid phase in the presence of (1) ruthenium, (2) an organic phosphine and (3) ...


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Mikael Retboll, Yoshinori Hara, Hisao Urata, Hironobu Ohno: Process for the isomerization of allylic compounds. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 9, 2001: US06300515 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a process that includes isomerizing at least one allylic substrate having an acyloxyl group or a hydroxyl group at the allyl position thereof, to produce a corresponding allylic isomer, wherein the isomerizing is conducted in the presence of a catalyst that includes a Group VI ...


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Yoshinori Hara, Hiroko Inagaki, Mareki Miura, Yoshinori Nakanishi, Yoshinobu Ohnuma: Epoxy resin composition. Mitsubishi Chemical, May 9, 2000: US06060611 (3 worldwide citation)

To provide an epoxy resin composition which can provide a cured resin which is excellent in weatherability and electric properties, and which is useful as a resin for coatings, an encapsulant, a casting material, an electric insulator, etc. An epoxy resin composition which contains a hydrogenated ep ...