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James Warnick, Ahmet M Ferman, Bilge Gunsel, Milind R Naphade, Rajiv Mehrotra: Method for content-based temporal segmentation of video. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, Stephen H Shaw, February 27, 2001: US06195458 (94 worldwide citation)

A method for performing content-based temporal segmentation of video sequences, the method comprises the steps of transmitting the video sequence to a processor, identifying within the video sequence a plurality of type-specific individual temporal segments using a plurality of type-specific detecto ...


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Benoit M Dawant, Peter E Konrad, J Michael Fitzpatrick: Apparatus and methods of optimal placement of deep brain stimulator. Vanderbilt University, Morris Manning & Martin, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, January 23, 2007: US07167760 (93 worldwide citation)

A method of optimal placement of a deep brain stimulator in a targeted region of a brain of a living subject for optimal deep brain stimulation. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of nonmanually selecting an initial optimal position from, refining the nonmanually selected initial optim ...


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Ari Kangras, Sven Fischer: Calibration of positioning systems. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, October 18, 2005: US06957072 (90 worldwide citation)

Mobile station positioning methods are calibrated using an error bias estimation for refining the determination of the mobile station location which does not require any added hardware to the telecommunications system. The position of the mobile station is calculated assuming no bias errors and a fi ...


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Cherveny Kevin, Crane Aaron, Kaplan Lawrence M, Jasper John, Shields Russel T: System and method for updating, enhancing or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navigation Tech, June 9, 1999: EP0921509-A2 (90 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database. A geographic database includes data representing physical features in the geographic region, and, optionally, attributes of such features. The system includes a plurality of data collecting sensors. Each of the data collecting s ...


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Alan Perkins: Process for improving search engine efficiency using feedback. Triogo, David Fink, July 4, 2006: US07072888 (89 worldwide citation)

A process for refining the results of a query to an internet search engine database by the use of user feedback is disclosed. It is a method to allow a user to rate the relevancy of URLs returned for a specific query. The relevancy ratings for a specific query are combined by the internet search eng ...


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Yong Zhao, Min Chu, Jian lai Zhou, Lijuan Wang: Refining of segmental boundaries in speech waveforms using contextual-dependent models. Microsoft Corporation, Steven M Koehler, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, February 24, 2009: US07496512 (89 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for refining segmental boundaries in speech waveforms. Contextual acoustic feature similarities are used as a basis for clustering adjacent phoneme speech units, where each adjacent pair phoneme speech units include a segmental boundary. A refining model is traine ...


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Yoshinori Shimada, Tetsuro Koyama, Hirohiko Nishiki, Yoshiharu Kataoka: Liquid crystal display device and method for producing the same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 22, 1998: US05852485 (88 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device includes an active-matrix substrate; a counter substrate; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the active-matrix substrate and the counter substrate. The active-matrix substrate includes a plate; gate lines provided on the plate; a gate insulation layer provi ...


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Sylvie Jeannin: Method and device for estimating motion between images, system for encoding segmented images. U S Philips Corporation, Laurie E Gathman, July 27, 1999: US05929940 (87 worldwide citation)

Method and device for estimating motion between segmented images, or partitions, composed of a number I regions R.sub.i. For performing the method, this device comprises a stage (41) for initializing parameters which describe the motion of each region R.sub.i, in which one of different motion hypoth ...


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Achintya Kumar Sen Gupta: Process for refining crude glyceride oils by membrane filtration. Lever Brothers Company, Melvin H Kurtz, December 13, 1977: US04062882 (85 worldwide citation)

Crude glyceride oils are refined by membrane filtration under pressure in solutions in organic solvents, particularly to separate phosphatides, which may also be refined according to the invention. The solvents are non-acidic, non-hydroxy solvents, e.g., esters, hydrocarbons and halogenated hydrocar ...


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James L Gaddy: Clostridium stain which produces acetic acid from waste gases. Daniel R Head Johnson & Kachigian Alexander, January 14, 1997: US05593886 (83 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for converting waste gases from industrial processes such as oil refining, carbon black, coke, ammonia, and methanol production, into useful products. The method includes introducing the waste gases into a bioreactor where they are fermented to various organic acids or alcohol ...



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