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DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL DOTÉ DUN ÉLÉMENT À MÂCHOIRES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH JAW MEMBER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044606 (101 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for supplying energy to tissue may comprise a handle, a trigger, an electrical input, and a shaft extending from the handle. The surgical instrument may comprise and end effector first and second tissue engaging surfaces that are slanted with respect to a transection plane. The ...


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Donald I MacAllister, Douglas L Turner: Automated audio output device for a telephone set. Gene Scott, January 2, 1996: US05481599 (99 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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Ronald P Millett, Dell K Allen: Information storage and retrieval system and method. H Ross Workman, Rick D Nydegger, March 2, 1982: US04318184 (97 worldwide citation)

A computerized system and method for electronically storing, retrieving, separating, comparing and interrelating data which is maintained in a predetermined classification scheme. Data is electronically stored under the predetermined classification scheme in the form of hierarchal information trees. ...


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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 (96 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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Quoc Vu, Wen Syan Li, Edward Chang: Personalized navigation trees. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, May 21, 2002: US06393427 (96 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing and maintaining a navigation tree based on external document classifiers is provided. In one embodiment, based on the returned category labels from the classifiers, a navigation tree is constructed by taking usability and user preferences into consideration. Control paramet ...


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Ronald Michael Jacobs: Specification of sub-elements and attributes in an XML sub-tree and method for extracting data values therefrom. Docent, Sawyer Law Group, August 26, 2003: US06611843 (95 worldwide citation)

A method and system for specifying sub-elements and attributes in a sub-tree and for extracting data values is disclosed. The method and system include defining content elements as recursively hierarchical sub-trees by defining a first XML ELEMENT in a document type definition, where each content el ...


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Charles Reed Solomon, Andrea Olgiati: Method of using primary and secondary processors. Hewlett Packard Company, April 17, 2001: US06219833 (94 worldwide citation)

The compilation of source code to a primary and a secondary processor. The method relates to reconfigurable secondary processors, and is especially relevant to secondary processors which can be reconfigured to some degree during execution of code. Selective extraction of dataflows from the source co ...


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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 (93 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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Dean T Allemang, Mark A Simos: Conceptual factoring and unification of graphs representing semantic models. Synquiry Technologies, Gordon E Nelson, January 25, 2005: US06847979 (93 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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