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Itamar C Kleinberger, John J Hayman, Steven L DeArmoun, Roland J Bilodeau: Mist-refining humidification system having a multi-direction, mist migration path. R Stevan Coursey, June 9, 1998: US05762661 (77 worldwide citation)

A mist-refining humidification system for humidifying a controlled environment which incorporates a mist generation means totally immersed within a flowing air stream and a multi-direction, mist migration path to deliver a very fine mist to a humidity controlled environment. In accordance with the m ...


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Stephan E Mangold, Rolf C Rising: Auditory prosthesis with datalogging capability. Diphon Development, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, November 20, 1990: US04972487 (77 worldwide citation)

An auditory prosthesis is provided with datalogging capability whereby the use of a plurality of settings as selected by the user is maintained. The recorded datalog can be periodically read and used for revising a prosthetic prescription by altering the settings and used as a means of refining init ...


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Mark Holtzapple, Richard R Davison, Earnest D Stuart: Biomass refining process. Afex Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, December 15, 1992: US05171592 (77 worldwide citation)

An improved biomass refining process is disclosed which is considerably more efficient and cost effective than conventional refining processes. The apparatus and method of the present invention employs superheated steam to dry the solid components and uses the excess steam generated in the drying st ...


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Vincent C Harradine, Clive H Gillard: Motion vector estimation in television images. Sony, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 5, 1989: US04864393 (76 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for motion vector estimation in a television image using a digitized signal representing the image, comprises a vector filter and a vector calculator for determining motion in the image at points spaced a predetermined number of pixels horizontally and a predetermined number of pixels vert ...


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Osamu Nakamura, Teruo Kodama, Isao Ogino, Yoshizo Miyake: Proton permselective solid-state member and apparatus utilizing said permselective member. Agency of Industrial Science & Technology, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, May 17, 1977: US04024036 (75 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a proton permselective solid-state member which is formed of a heteropoly acid represented by the generic formula, H.sub.m [X.sub.x.sup.. Y.sub.y.sup.. O.sub.z ].sup.. nH.sub.2 O, or a salt thereof. Said permselective member can be used as an electrolyte in the fuel cell and as a permse ...


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Hai Feng Wang, Chang Ning Huang, Kai Fu Lee, Shuo Di, Jianfeng Gao, Dong Feng Cai, Lee Feng Chien: System and iterative method for lexicon, segmentation and language model joint optimization. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft, June 7, 2005: US06904402 (75 worldwide citation)

A method for optimizing a language model is presented comprising developing an initial language model from a lexicon and segmentation derived from a received corpus using a maximum match technique, and iteratively refining the initial language model by dynamically updating the lexicon and re-segment ...


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Thomas J Macke, Bill F Butler, James P O&apos Connell: System and method for searching and processing databases comprising named annotated text strings. Nanogen, Lyon & Lyon, June 19, 2001: US06249784 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing, searching, and performing in-context searches on named annotated text string databases. The system and method provides users with a means for interactively refining database searches in order to account for differences in keywords used to describe similar phenomen ...


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Jeremy C York, Robert Cottrell, Brent Smith: Computer processes and systems for adaptively controlling the display of items. A9 com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 13, 2007: US07295995 (74 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a computer-implemented system and method for refining the order and/or content of a list of items. In one embodiment, the amount of user activity associated with each item displayed to users in a given context is monitored, used is to generate context-specific item weights. T ...


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Keith P Thompson, Yung S Liu, Seth R Banks, Raymond P Gailitis: Apparatus and process for application and adjustable reprofiling of synthetic lenticules for vision correction. March 23, 1993: US05196027 (74 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and process for applying a synthetic lenticule to the cornea of a human eye is disclosed, the process also contemplating selective reprofiling of the lenticule while it is in place over the cornea. The process involves securing the lenticule over the cornea with an adhesive, thus leavin ...


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David E Johnson, Lawrence J Mann, Scott M Mevissen, Richard M Pihl, David C Roeker: Molded abrasive brush. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, James J Trussell, October 21, 1997: US05679067 (73 worldwide citation)

A molded abrasive brush having a backing with a plurality of bristles extending therefrom. The backing and bristles are preferably integrally molded. The brush is molded from a moldable polymer such a thermoset polymer, thermoplastic polymer, or thermoplastic elastomer. The moldable polymer includes ...



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