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William Abraham Pearlman, Amir Said: Data compression using set partitioning in hierarchical trees. PrimaComp, Raymond H J Powell Jr, June 9, 1998: US05764807 (141 worldwide citation)

A data compression technique includes a subband decomposition of a source image followed by coding of the coefficients of the resultant subband decomposition for storage and/or transmission. During coding, three ordered lists are used comprising a list of significant pixels (LSP), a list of insignif ...


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MONSON Gavin M, TREES Gregory A, LEATHER Gordon J, STOCKS David J, DAILY Christopher E, SNOWDON David A, EVANS John Hefin Bowen, RUDDENKLAU David I, GREEN Alan E, LEE Robin M, ROBERTS Paul C, CHAN Wai, JACKSON Thomas: [fr] INSTRUMENT MÉDICAL, [en] MEDICAL INSTRUMENT. MONSON Gavin M, TREES Gregory A, LEATHER Gordon J, STOCKS David J, DAILY Christopher E, SNOWDON David A, EVANS John Hefin Bowen, RUDDENKLAU David I, GREEN Alan E, LEE Robin M, ROBERTS Paul C, CHAN Wai, JACKSON Thomas, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, CAPRIOTTI Roberto, May 2, 2013: WO/2013/062978 (141 worldwide citation)

[en] A medical instrument is disclosed. The medical instrument includes a housing and a handle for gripping by a user, an end effector coupled to the handle and having at least one electrical contact, a battery, and a radio frequency (RF) generation circuit coupled to and operated by the battery. Th ...


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James Conklin: Methods and apparatus for determining focal points of clusters in a tree structure. Orack Corporation, Stattler Johansen & Adeli, July 2, 2002: US06415283 (140 worldwide citation)

A cluster processing system determines at least one focal node on a hierarchically arranged tree structure of nodes based on attributes of a data set. The data set comprises a plurality of data set attributes with associated weight values. The cluster processing system selects a set of nodes from th ...


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Purushottam Madhukar Kulkarni: Interactive records and groups of records in an address book database. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 7, 1999: US05950193 (138 worldwide citation)

An address book database includes household records in addition to contact records and group records. A household record contains a household distribution list that identifies a household group of contact records and a family group of contact records. The household distribution list further contains ...


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Mohamed Abdel Mottaleb, Ahmed Elgammal: Method for detecting a face in a digital image. Philips Electronics North America, July 17, 2001: US06263113 (138 worldwide citation)

In order to detect a face disposed within a digital image, the pixels of the image are grouped based on whether they are skin color. The edges of the skin colored areas are removed by eliminating pixels that have surrounding pixels with a high variance in the luminance component. The resulting conne ...


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John Carroll, Shiuh Yung James Chen: Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vessels from angiographic images and analytical techniques applied thereto. University Technology Corporation, Daniel N Fishman, Lathrop & Gage L C, December 31, 2002: US06501848 (138 worldwide citation)

A method for in-room computer reconstruction of a three-dimensional (3-D) coronary vascular tree from routine biplane angiograms acquired at arbitrary angles and without using calibration objects. The method includes seven major steps: (1) acquisition of two standard angiogram sequences by use of a ...


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Irene Katzela, Malathi Veeraraghavan: Virtual trees routing protocol for an ATM-based mobile network. Lucent Technologies, February 16, 1999: US05872773 (137 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for routing cells in a wireless communications network, wherein the communications network includes a plurality of switching nodes and the cells are routed according to destination-rooted virtual path identifier (VPI) trees. The present invention includes ...


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Cliff Lasser, Robert Lordi, Craig Stanfill: Parallel virtual file system. Initio Software Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, April 27, 1999: US05897638 (135 worldwide citation)

A parallel virtual file system for parallel processing systems including single-processor systems having multiple storage devices. The invention manages partitioned files as follows: (1) partitions of a partitioned file are stored in a set of isomorphic "data trees"; (2) an additional directory tree ...


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Roland Kuhn, Jean Claude Junqua, Matteo Contolini: Method and apparatus using decision trees to generate and score multiple pronunciations for a spelled word. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 18, 2000: US06016471 (134 worldwide citation)

The mixed decision tree includes a network of yes-no questions about adjacent letters in a spelled word sequence and also about adjacent phonemes in the phoneme sequence corresponding to the spelled word sequence. Leaf nodes of the mixed decision tree provide information about which phonetic transcr ...


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Srinivasan Venkatachary, Subhash Suri, George Varghese, Marcel Waldvogel, Hari Adiseshu: Fast scaleable methods and devices for layer four switching. Washington University, Howell & Haferkamp LC, April 3, 2001: US06212184 (132 worldwide citation)

Fast, scalable methods and devices are provided for layer four switching in a router as might be found in the Internet. In a first method, a grid of tries, which are binary branching trees, is constructed from the set of routing filters. The grid includes a dest-trie and a number of source tries. To ...