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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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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 (92 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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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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Ari Kangras, Sven Fischer: Calibration of positioning systems. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, October 18, 2005: US06957072 (88 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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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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Alan Perkins: Process for improving search engine efficiency using feedback. Triogo, David Fink, July 4, 2006: US07072888 (87 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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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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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 (84 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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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 (83 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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Neelakantan Sundaresan, Jeonghee Yi: System and method of automatic discovery of terms in a document that are relevant to a given target topic. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, November 18, 2003: US06651058 (83 worldwide citation)

A computer program product is provided as an automatic mining system to discover terms that are relevant to a given target topic from a large databases of unstructured information such as the World Wide Web. The operation of the automatic mining system is performed in three stages: The first stage i ...



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