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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 (140 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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Purushottam Madhukar Kulkarni: Interactive records and groups of records in an address book database. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 7, 1999: US05950193 (137 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 (137 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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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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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 (136 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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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 (135 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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Cliff Lasser, Robert Lordi, Craig Stanfill: Parallel virtual file system. Initio Software Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, April 27, 1999: US05897638 (134 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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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 (131 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 ...


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Joshua S Auerbach, Chee Seng Chow, John E Drake Jr, Prabandham M Gopal, Elizabeth A Hervatic, Marc A Kaplan, Marcia L Peters, Michael J Ward: Multicast communication tree creation and control method and apparatus. International Business Machines, Edward H Duffield, Gerald R Woods, October 11, 1994: US05355371 (130 worldwide citation)

In a multicast network communication system, administration of the communication path making up the multicast tree itself has been separated from control and administration of the network. Creation of a multicast distribution tree and control over the membership thereof, is separately controlled ind ...


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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 (129 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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