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US-D467,935 Composite desktop on a computer display screen
US-6,496,907 System and method for updating from a read-only to a read-write entry and concurrently invalidating stale cache...
Cache-coherence computer systems represent cache-lines associated with their processors by linked and shared lists, which can be read-only or read-write. In...
US-6,496,872 Computer system for automatically instantiating tasks designated by a user
A computer-user interface facilitates interaction between the user and the computer in a manner which enables the computer to assist the user in accomplishing...
US-6,496,149 Recessed aperture-coupled patch antenna with multiple dielectrics for wireless applications
The present invention provides an aperture-fed patch antenna assembly that is recessed into a conductive surface of an external shell of an electronic device. In...
US-6,494,824 Medical, radiotherapy source vial
A catheter apparatus and radiation dosimetry unit indicator for delivery of a prescribed radiation dose to a patient. A radiotherapy source vial (700) includes a...
US-6,493,222 Computer housing for a portable computer
Improved housings for computing devices are disclosed. One improvement pertains to a multi-axis ventilation system. Another improvement pertains to a push button...
US-6,493,045 Enclosure assembly
A computer monitor case (10) having a subframe (28) with an intermediate bucket (12) affixed thereto to form a front assembly (56). A top bucket (14) is affixed...
US-6,493,006 Graphical user interface having contextual menus
A contextual pop-up menu of frequently used commands is displayed by an application whenever a user carries out a particular action. The contextual menu appears...
US-6,493,002 Method and apparatus for displaying and accessing control and status information in a computer system
An interactive computer-controlled display system having a processor, a data display screen, a cursor control device for interactively positioning a cursor on...
US-6,486,897 Multi-repository display system using separate presentation, adaptation and access layers
A software object display system using an adaptation layer to obtain information concerning a number of software objects is described. The adaptation layer...
US-6,486,896 Scalable scroll controller
A method for accessing a data field having fine resolution is disclosed. The method includes providing a scalable scroll controller with a scale controller to...
US-6,480,621 Statistical classifier with reduced weight memory requirements
A neural network has reduced requirements for storing intermodal weight values, as a result of a dual-precision training process. In the forward propagation of...
US-6,480,291 Font management system that provides for synchronization of fonts among resources
A font synchronization system ensures that fonts which are specified in the creation of a document are the same as those that are employed in the subsequent...
US-6,477,488 Method for dynamic context scope selection in hybrid n-gram+LSA language modeling
A method and system for dynamic language modeling of a document are described. In one embodiment, a number of local probabilities of a current document are...
US-6,476,807 Method and apparatus for performing conservative hidden surface removal in a graphics processor with deferred...
Structure, apparatus, and method for performing conservative hidden surface removal in a graphics processor. Culling is divided into two steps, a magnitude...
US-6,475,035 Multipolar plug-in connection
A multipolar plug-in connection, wherein at least one partially cylindrical metal shell is provided on the connector and accompanying outlet or coupling. A...
US-6,475,021 Connector having a cable that is relatively moveable about an axis
Cable assembly housing. The invention includes a cable assembly housing. The cable assembly housing may include a main shell that defines a first cavity. The...
US-6,473,102 Method and system for automatically resizing and repositioning windows in response to changes in display
Windows in a graphical user interface are automatically repositioned and resized in response to changes in a display configuration. If a window is not capable of...
US-6,467,430 Apparatus for detecting estrus in livestock
An indicator apparatus for use in indicating when an animal is in estrus. The apparatus is configured to be affixed to the rump of an animal to detect and...
US-6,466,901 Multi-language document search and retrieval system
A multi-lingual indexing and search system performs tokenization and stemming in a manner which is independent of whether index entries and search terms appear...
US-6,466,228 Pattern and color abstraction in a graphical user interface
A method and system are described for creating and editing a theme associated with a graphical user interface (GUI). In accordance with exemplary embodiments of...
US-D464,344 Laptop computer
US-6,462,939 Bezel mount apparatus and method
A computer monitor case (10) having a case front (16) to which is affixed a bezel (20) using a plurality of intermediate attachment devices (28). The attachment...
US-6,460,143 Apparatus and method for awakening bus circuitry from a low power state
Apparatus and techniques for awakening bus circuitry from an inactive state as needed are described. The bus circuitry forms part of a computer system and is...
US-6,459,577 Thermal chimney for a computer
A heat removal system for a computer comprising a casing enclosing a hard drive and a microprocessor, the casing including an opening in an exterior surface...
US-D463,797 Computing device
US-6,457,086 Method and apparatus for accelerating detection of serial bus device speed signals
A method and apparatus for accelerating detection of speed code signals, and in particular S400 signals, for IEEE Standard 1394-1995 serial bus devices. The...
US-6,453,466 Method and apparatus for distinguishing reference values from non-reference values in a runtime environment
A method and apparatus for distinguishing reference values from non-reference values in a runtime environment is described. A set of volatile registers and a set...
US-6,453,459 Menu authoring system and method for automatically performing low-level DVD configuration functions and thereby...
A DVD authoring system in a processor-based system removes an author from consideration of the DVD Specification during authoring. According to a preferred...
US-6,453,355 Method and apparatus for media data transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data transmitted in a data communication medium. A digital processing system is provided with a time related...
US-6,453,311 System and method for performing context checks
A system and method is described which provides for context checking of an operating environment. A context manager controls the execution of context checks...
US-6,449,672 PCI device arbiter
An arbiter arbitrates between PCI agents within an ASIC. The ASIC interfaces with an external PCI bus. In operation, the arbiter receives request signals from...
US-6,446,198 Vectorized table lookup
A lookup operation is carried out on a data table by logically dividing the data table into a number of smaller sets of data that can be indexed with a single...
US-D462,076 User interface for computer display
US-6,438,668 Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a digital processing system
Methods and apparatuses for controlling power consumption in a digital processing system. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes using a...
US-D461,821 User interface for computer display
US-D461,820 Portion of a display panel having an icon for a computer display or similar automated device
US-6,434,695 Computer operating system using compressed ROM image in RAM
A low-level portion of the operating system of a computer system is separated from an intermediate-level portion of the operating system. The low-level portion,...
US-6,434,574 System and method for storing and retrieving filenames and files in computer memory using multiple encodings
The invention receives a request to store a file having a filename written in a first text encoding, converts the filename into a Unicode filename and stores the...
US-6,434,265 Aligning rectilinear images in 3D through projective registration and calibration
An improved apparatus and method for creating high quality virtual reality panoramas is disclosed that yields dramatic improvements during the authoring and...
US-6,430,685 Method and apparatus for enabling a computer system
A system and method for utilizing generic computer operating system software for computer hardware systems designed subsequent to the operating system software....
US-6,429,880 Method and apparatus for binding user interface objects to application objects
A graphical user interface (GUI) and accompanying functionality for binding Web page definitional elements to a back-end state (e.g., client- or server-side...
US-D461,187 Computing device
US-6,427,231 System and method for multiple entry point access to an object
The invention allows a functional object in a dynamic language to be efficiently used as both a directly-invoked function and as a method in a generic function....
US-6,424,362 Auto-summary of document content
A computer system user interface provides a document summary which allows the user to more easily identify the contents and subject matter of the document.
US-D460,762 User interface for computer display
US-6,421,740 Dynamic error lookup handler hierarchy
A method for processing a first error message to produce a second error message in a component-based architecture. The component-based architecture includes a...
US-D460,451 Computing device
US-6,418,464 Method and apparatus for coordination of client/server processes
One or more embodiments provide a completion object comprised of various states of completion of a client request. The completion object may be manipulated to...
US-6,418,429 Portable browsing interface for information retrieval
An integrated searching/browsing mechanism employs user-constructed information hierarchies that represent a cognitive framework for the organization of...
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