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Rosario Gennaro, Shai Halevi, Tal Rabin: Secure hash-and-sign signatures. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis P Herzberg, June 10, 2003: US06578144 (111 worldwide citation)

This invention is a method and apparatus which provide a solution to the problem of constructing efficient and secure digital signature schemes. It presents a signature scheme that can be proven to be existentially unforgeable under a chosen message attack, assuming a variant of the RSA conjecture. ...


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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 (109 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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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 (106 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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Asta Khavakh, William McDonough, Oleg Voloshin, Yaoguang Wang: Method and system for route calculation in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 13, 2004: US06678611 (105 worldwide citation)

A program and method for route calculation for use with a navigation system and used with a map database that represents a road network in a geographic region. A route calculation program is adapted to find at least one solution route between a first location on a road network and a second location ...


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David Allan, Nigel Bragg, Paul Unbehagen, Peter Ashwood Smith, Yin Guoli: Method and apparatus for exchanging routing information and the establishment of connectivity across multiple network areas. Rockstar Bidco, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, July 17, 2012: US08223668 (103 worldwide citation)

Routes may be installed across multiple link state protocol controlled Ethernet network areas by causing ABBs to leak I-SID information advertised by BEBs a L1 network area into an L2 network area. ABBs will only leak I-SIDs for BEBs where it is the closest ABB for that BEB. Where another ABB on the ...


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Nasser Yazdani, Paul Seungkyu Min: Method and apparatus for building and using multi-dimensional index trees for multi-dimensional data objects. Thompson Coburn, February 22, 2005: US06859455 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for building a searchable multi-dimensional index tree that indexes a plurality of data objects. In one aspect of the invention, the index tree divides dataspace into three subspaces and indexes the data objects using a single dimension. If too many data objects m ...


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Jan Bialkowski, John Krawczyk: System for segmenting data packets to form binary decision trees which determine filter masks combined to filter the packets for forwarding. Wellfleet Communications, Fish & Richardson, October 31, 1995: US05463777 (101 worldwide citation)

A packet processing method and apparatus efficiently process a binary data packet based upon information contained in the header portion of the packet. The method and apparatus employ a binary tree search method for determining ranges of key elements of the packet and associating with each of the ra ...


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Alexander Saldanha, Patrick C McGeer, Luca Carloni: Creation of structured data from plain text. Softface, Fenwick & West, March 30, 2004: US06714939 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and system for converting plain text into structured data. Parse trees for the plain text are generated based on the grammar of a natural language, the parse trees are mapped on to instance trees generated based on an application-specific model. The best map is chosen, and the instance tree ...


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Donald I MacAllister, Douglas L Turner: Automated audio output device for a telephone set. Gene Scott, January 2, 1996: US05481599 (100 worldwide citation)

A circuit for use with or built into a telephone set, that detects and intercepts the telephone company's ring signal, supressing the telephone set's existing ringer, and substituting instead, a user selected audio segment. A choice of audio segments may be made from an internal memory device or as ...


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James P Griesmer: Method and system for displaying a hierarchical sub-tree by selection of a user interface element in a sub-tree bar control. Microsoft Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, July 13, 1999: US05923328 (99 worldwide citation)

A sub-tree bar control is provided that aggregates a group of sub-tree view controls. The sub-tree bar control contains user interface elements that are associated with sub-tree view controls. Each sub-tree view control enables an application program to display a list of items as a hierarchical sub- ...



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