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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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Irene Katzela, Malathi Veeraraghavan: Virtual trees routing protocol for an ATM-based mobile network. Lucent Technologies, February 16, 1999: US05872773 (138 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 (136 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 (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 ...


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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 (131 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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Martine Bonneau, Eric Gouze, Robert Hornung, Ieng Ong, Jean Marc Piccino: Gate array cell having FETs of different and optimized sizes. International Business Machines Corporation, Otho B Ross, Richard A Romanchik, August 6, 1991: US05038192 (130 worldwide citation)

A CMOS FET master slice integrated circuit (20) of the gate-array type implemented in a semiconductor logic chip, comprises a plurality of core cells (CELL1, CELL2, . . . ) arranged adjacent one another on a repetitive basis in a row direction to form horizontal stripe shaped functional gate region ...


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Srinivas Gutta: Method and apparatus for recommending television programming using decision trees. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, April 27, 2004: US06727914 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for recommending television programming using decision trees. Inductive principles are utilized to identify a set of recommended programs that may be of interest to a particular viewer, based on past viewing behavior. A user's viewing history is monitored an ...


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George Heidorn, Karen Jensen: Method and system for computing semantic logical forms from syntax trees. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, October 12, 1999: US05966686 (129 worldwide citation)

Methods and computer systems for semantically analyzing natural language sentences. The natural language processing subsystems for morphological and syntactic analysis transform an input sentence into a syntax parse tree. Semantic analysis applies three sets of semantic rules to create a skeletal lo ...


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Pallavi Shah, Keith Deutsch, Gerard Fernando: Method and apparatus for creating and deploying applications from a server application. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Roy D Rankin, November 21, 2006: US07139821 (126 worldwide citation)

In a system where client and server components (or actors) of an application are organized as complementary hierarchical graphs, a method and apparatus for creating server applications and dynamically deploying server applications on a client system are described. The server graph comprises, as a mi ...


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Chung C Wang: Data structure and search method for a data base management system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, J W Herndon, August 28, 1984: US04468728 (126 worldwide citation)

A data structure and search method for a data base management system. The structure and method allow the locating of a stored record in a massive system in a controlled and small number of mass memory accesses. The data structure is arranged into a plurality of search trees, each defining patent nod ...