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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Vinod A Bijlani, Jack Chen, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer, Le Gang Wu: System and method for making an inference based on cumulative data. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, John Pivnichny, October 11, 2011: US08036946

A method for making an inference based on cumulative data. The method utilizes video, audio, and biometric devices to observe a retail environment for the presence of a customer. Once a customer is present, the method identifies every cohort to which the customer corresponds. Next, the method observ ...


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Peter P Gombrich, Richard J Beard, Richard A Griffee, Thomas R Wilson, Ronald E Zook, Max S Hendrickson: Patient care system. ClinCom Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 30, 1989: US04835372 (587 worldwide citation)

A patient identification system for relating items with patients and ensuring that an identified item corresponds to an identified patient. The patient identification system includes a computer system (42) interconnected to a plurality of remote terminals (62) by conventional telephone wiring (66, 7 ...


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Sun Yuan Kung, Shang Hung Lin, Long Ji Lin, Ming Fang: Neural network for locating and recognizing a deformable object. Siemens Corporate Research, The Trustees of Princeton University, Donald B Paschburg, December 15, 1998: US05850470 (236 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically detecting and recognizing the identity of a deformable object such as a human face, within an arbitrary image scene. The system comprises an object detector implemented as a probabilistic DBNN, for determining whether the object is within the arbitrary image scene and a fe ...


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Steven A Burke, Cao Z Liang, Ernest L Hall: Guiding an unmanned vehicle by reference to overhead features. Tennant Company, Kinzer Plyer Dorn McEachran & Jambor, October 13, 1992: US05155684 (209 worldwide citation)

A vehicle primarily for unmanned operation is equipped with a video camera pointed up, and progressively records in an on-board computer memory the observed locations of points derived from overhead features such as pre-existing overhead lights in a building during a manually driven teaching mode tr ...


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John M Evans Jr, Carl F R Weiman, Steven J King: Mobile robot navigation employing ceiling light fixtures. Transitions Research Corporation, Perman & Green, June 12, 1990: US04933864 (171 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method which provides for the determination of a vehicle's orientation and position in an environment, such as a hallway, from an image of ceiling lights. A mobile robot 10 includes a camera 12 that is pitched up obliquely at an intermediate angle between a horizon and a zenith. The ca ...


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William Robert Caid, Joel Lawrence Carleton, Pu Oing, David John Sudbeck: Context vector generation and retrieval. Fair Isaac Corporation, Michael A Glenn, Robert Sachs, Glenn Patent Group, July 31, 2007: US07251637 (167 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating context vectors for use in storage and retrieval of documents and other information items. Context vectors represent conceptual relationships among information items by quantitative means. A neural network operates on a training corpus of records to develop relatio ...


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Gerhard Tivig, Wilhelm Meier, Egon Pfeil: Medical monitoring system interface. Hewlett Packard Company, Richard F Schuette, October 8, 1991: US05056059 (153 worldwide citation)

An input device, in particular for a medical monitoring system, comprises a keyboard, a screen and a control processor. The keyboard comprises various hardkeys enabling access to an object mode in which the user may enter an object to be manipulated. Once an object is selected, the device enters a t ...


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Stephen D Barnhill: Enhancing knowledge discovery using multiple support vector machines. Barnhill Technologies, Jones & Askew, October 3, 2000: US06128608 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enhancing knowledge discovery from data using multiple learning machines in general and multiple support vector machines in particular. Training data for a learning machine is pre-processed in order to add meaning thereto. Pre-processing data may involve transforming the data ...


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Timothy S Paek, David M Chickering: Using predictive user models for language modeling on a personal device with user behavior models based on statistical modeling. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 6, 2010: US07752152 (117 worldwide citation)

A system and method for prediction of a user goal for command/control of a personal device (e.g., mobile phone) is provided. The system employs statistical model(s) that can predict a command based, at least in part, on past user behavior (e.g., probability distribution over a set of predicates, and ...


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Rajit Gadh, Tushar H Dani: Methods and apparata for rapid computer-aided design of objects in virtual reality and other environments. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Craig A Fieschko Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, September 30, 2003: US06629065 (117 worldwide citation)

Apparata and methods for rapid design of objects/shapes in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tools and in Virtual Reality (VR) environments are described. The underlying geometric representation of the objects within the design tool is optimized so that design activities such as modeling, editing, renderi ...



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