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William Monroe Turpin, Kevin Lane Brown, Steven Ward Bogrett: Graphical programming system and methods for assisting a user with creating screen objects on a screen device. Borland International, John A Smart, David N Slone, April 28, 1998: US05745712 (157 worldwide citation)

A system for creation and completion of goal oriented electronic forms creates a graphical image data file which defines: a graphical image of a form for display and printing; a graphical image of tree branches, tree nodes, and conclusions in association with fields of the form; reading and writing ...


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Dean T Allemang, Mark A Simos: Conceptual factoring and unification of graphs representing semantic models. Synquiry Technologies, Gordon E Nelson, January 25, 2005: US06847979 (157 worldwide citation)

Techniques for factoring one or more source graphs into a composite graph containing nodes representing analogous elements of the source graphs and a variability graph containing nodes representing differences in the source graphs. The composite graph is made by taking analogous input trees from the ...


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Michael Freeman: Interactive telephone answering system. Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, December 13, 1983: US04420656 (155 worldwide citation)

An interactive telephone answering system (20) connectable to a captured telephone line (26) is responsive to the detection (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42) of tones transmitted by the calling party from the keypad of a Touch-Tone phone for enabling caller selectable routing of an incoming call to a desired ...


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Federwisch Michael L, Manley Stephen L, Owara Shane S, Kleiman Steven R: System and method for determining and transmitting changes in snapshots. Network Appliance, October 1, 2003: EP1349088-A2 (147 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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WORRELL Barry C, NORVELL David K, SCHEIB Charles J, SHELTON Frederick E IV, STROBL Geoffrey S, SWAYZE Jeffrey S, TREES Gregory A, ZERKLE Jason E, MONTGOMERY Kevin M: ÉLÉMENTS DARTICULATION POUR DISPOSITIF CHIRURGICAL ARTICULÉ, ARTICULATION JOINT FEATURES FOR ARTICULATING SURGICAL DEVICE. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, WORRELL Barry C, NORVELL David K, SCHEIB Charles J, SHELTON Frederick E IV, STROBL Geoffrey S, SWAYZE Jeffrey S, TREES Gregory A, ZERKLE Jason E, MONTGOMERY Kevin M, JOHNSON Philip S, March 29, 2012: WO/2012/040438 (147 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device comprises a body, an end effector, a cutting member, and a shaft. The end effector includes a pair of jaws that are operable to deliver RF energy to tissue that is clamped between the jaws. The cutting member is operable to sever tissue that is clamped between the jaws. The ...


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Steven M Goetz: Selection of neurostimulator parameter configurations using decision trees. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, November 10, 2009: US07617002 (146 worldwide citation)

A selection of parameter configurations for a neurostimulator using decision trees may be employed by a programming device to allow a clinician or other user to select parameter configurations, and then program an implantable neurostimulator to deliver therapy using the selected parameter configurat ...


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Allen L Gorin, Patrick A Makofsky, Nancy Morton, Neal C Oliver, Richard R Shively, Christopher A Stanziola: Reconfigurable signal processor. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Charles E Graves, May 28, 1991: US05020059 (146 worldwide citation)

An interconnection scheme among the processing elements ("PEs") of a multiprocessor computing architecture realizes, through PE reconfiguration, both fault tolerance and a wide variety of different processing topologies including binary trees and linear systolic arrays. By using a novel variant on a ...


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Roland Kuhn, Jean Claude Junqua: Method for letter-to-sound in text-to-speech synthesis. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 22, 2000: US06029132 (142 worldwide citation)

A two-stage pronunciation generator utilizes mixed decision trees that includes a network of yes-no questions about letter, syntax, context, and dialect in a spelled word sequence. A second stage utilizes decision trees that includes a network of yes-no questions about adjacent phonemes in the phone ...


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William Monroe Turpin: Development system and methods for visually creating goal oriented electronic form applications having decision trees. Borland International, John A Smart, Michael J Ritter, June 17, 1997: US05640501 (141 worldwide citation)

A system for creation and completion of goal oriented electronic forms creates a graphical image data file which defines: a graphical image of a form for display and printing; a graphical image of tree branches, tree nodes, and conclusions in association with fields of the form; reading and writing ...


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Bernard N Dickman, Nancy E Mond, Arunkumar R Patel: Visual programming of telephone network call processing logic. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, Joseph Giordano, June 21, 1994: US05323452 (141 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating and modifying intelligent telephone network call processing logic trees which can be customized for individual customers and created in a user-friendly visual environment (10, 15, FIG. 3-5). Service primitives are defined as logical graph nodes (20, FIG. 2, FIG. 3) w ...