William Berson, Kenneth C Zemlok: Apparatus for verifying an identification card and identifying a person by means of a biometric characteristic. Pitney Bowes, Robert H Whisker, Melvin J Scolnick, November 21, 1995: US05469506 (278 worldwide citation)

A biometric is a substantially stable physical or behavioral characteristics of a person which can be automatically measured and characterized for comparison. In accordance with the subject invention an identification card includes an encrypted representation of the biometric characteristic, which m ...

Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for determining contingent relevance. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, November 14, 2017: US09818136

A system and method providing for communication and resolution of utility functions between participants, wherein the utility function is evaluated based on local information at the recipient to determine a cost value thereof. A user interface having express representation of both information elemen ...

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