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US-5,749,087 Method and apparatus for maintaining n-way associative directories utilizing a content addressable memory
A method and apparatus are provided for maintaining a N-way associative directory utilizing a content addressable memory (CAM). A congruence class from the N-way...
US-5,748,960 Method and apparatus for validating travelling object-oriented programs with digital signatures
A method of operating computers in accordance with an enhanced object-oriented programming methodology creates a framework for efficiently performing automated...
US-5,748,907 Medical facility and business: automatic interactive dynamic real-time management
An Interactive Dynamic Real-time Management System includes a microprocessor adapted to sense the automatic interaction of real-time inputs relating to the...
US-5,748,621 Digital mobile communication system
In a digital mobile communication system comprising a cell station and a plurality of personal stations and employing a TDMS-TDD method, a personal station which...
US-5,745,901 Workflow initiated by graphical symbols
A method for workflow processing of objects stored in the memory of a computer system in accordance with the invention includes storing an object, which is to be...
US-5,745,562 Telephone station voice announce device and method
The invention provides a telephone station having a voice announce device. The telephone station includes user interface devices and a telephone station...
US-5,743,052 Business recovery installation and method for its erection
A business recovery system includes an array of modular work stations, a central communications center, modular cables, and a trellis structure for establishing...
US-5,741,854 Vinyl aromatic resin compositions containing a fluoro olefin polymer and a metal salt or ester or a fatty acid
A thermoplastic resin composition is provided exhibiting enhanced levels of dart impact strength. The composition contains a vinyl aromatic resin, an increased...
US-5,737,325 Connection method of digital cordless telephone apparatus
A connection method of a digital cordless telephone apparatus allows communication between a first calling side portable unit and a second called side portable...
US-5,735,453 Decorative novelty articles
High quality, novelty articles are provided and comprise a multilayer construction of printed material sandwiching a foam board having a foam core. A preferred...
US-5,734,837 Method and apparatus for building business process applications in terms of its workflows
The invention is a method and system which provides consultants, business process analysts, and application developers with a unified tool with which to conduct...
US-5,734,129 Forms for use with handwriting capturing device
The present invention provides novel methods, forms and devices for simultaneously capturing handwriting on one or more forms and on an electronic device...
US-5,732,229 Method and apparatus for displaying business cards
A method and apparatus for representing the attributes of an object representing a person or entity in an object oriented operating system running on a computer...
US-5,732,193 Method and apparatus for behavioristic-format coding of quantitative resource data/distributed automation protocol
A method for behavioristic-format coding of quantitative resource data for control, planning and communication purposes in line businesses, utilities, etc. An...
US-5,732,128 Method and apparatus for storing call feature data
A method and apparatus for recording call features, whenever they are sactivated, at the originating and/or terminating switch, whether or not the call features...
US-5,731,823 Automatic optimization of hardcopy output for enhanced appearance and throughput
A method of automatically optimizing the controllable parameters related to producing printed material on a hardcopy output device is provided, along with a...
US-5,729,747 Design method and apparatus of computer program for business processing
Without using a host computer, a computer program for object business processing is efficiently developed in a work station. A data flowchart generation unit, a...
US-5,729,595 Never-busy facsimile service
A method for providing a never-busy fax service wherein a customer's fax machine appears to be never busy to a caller. The method avoids loop-back charges which...
US-5,727,045 System and method for avoiding undesired incoming telephone calls
A method for avoiding undesired incoming calls provides a called party with an aural message indicating the telephone number of a calling party. The method...
US-5,724,486 Method for structuring an expert system utilizing one or more polynomial processors
Polynomial processors learn expert system rules, for either business or real-time applications, to improve the robustness and speed of execution of the expert...
US-5,722,418 Method for mediating social and behavioral processes in medicine and business through an interactive...
A method for mediating social and behavioral influence processes through an interactive telecommunications guidance system for use in medicine and business (10)...
US-5,721,910 Relational database system containing a multidimensional hierachical model of interrelated subject categories...
The present invention is a database and a method of producing that database which can be used to determine the meaning of scientific or technical documents, such...
US-5,717,863 Method and apparatus for managing pc conference connection addresses
Each PC conferencing application of a plurality PC conferencing systems is equipped with an enhanced profile function including the ability to allow a user to...
US-5,715,406 Controlled bus reselection interface and method
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for dynamically modifying the priority of access to a bus, where the bus has control and arbitration...
US-5,712,985 System and method for estimating business demand based on business influences
A demand forecasting and production scheduling system and method creates production schedules for various business items describing a forecasted demand for the...
US-5,712,911 Method and system for automatically activating and deactivating a speakerphone
A novel telephone system and method for activating a speakerphone in response to an incoming call based upon the presence or absence of a subscriber within a...
US-5,712,902 Telecommunications answering feature method and apparatus
In a telephone system, if the telephone set of a called party is busy or an incoming call is not answered, the called party is unavailable. In this event an...
US-5,710,900 System and method for generating reports from a computer database
A system and method for generating a report for a user which allows the user to make decisions, without requiring the user to understand or interpret data...
US-5,710,809 Method of and system for efficient use of telecommunication voice networks
A system for use of a telecommunications voice network includes a communication node local to a calling location for acquiring calling and called party...
US-5,708,808 Method and apparatus for concurrency with critical regions
Allows concurrency for user program and device operations for user program's device request (10), by returning immediately to user program (16) when device...
US-5,708,699 Hybrid access architecture for voice messaging systems
An architecturally and cost efficient method and system are disclosed for accessing a voice messaging platform. An exemplary method for accessing the platform...
US-5,707,055 Method and system for producing multiple part business forms
Multi-part business forms having speciality electronically imaged indicia are produced in a low-cost, high speed, low waste, and enhanced flexibility method....
US-5,706,517 Method and apparatus for retrieving distributed objects in a networked system
A method and apparatus for representing the attributes of an object representing a person or entity in an object oriented operating system running on a computer....
US-5,706,500 Selective transaction oriented recovery and restart for message-driven business applications
A method for processing a business request in a transaction system is disclosed. A state indication indicates the current processing state of the business...
US-5,706,452 Method and apparatus for structuring and managing the participatory evaluation of documents by a plurality of...
A method for structuring the process of participatory document evaluation by a plurality of reviewers utilizing a feed-forward synchronization schema defined as...
US-5,706,336 Telephone system circuitry for discriminating between voice and data transmissions
A selective call-waiting system for telephony use samples transmission on a busy line if the line subscribes to the selective call-waiting service, and avoids...
US-5,703,941 Connection control method for personal communications
A switching center 30 comprises a memory part M2, a memory part M3, and a memory part M4. The memory part M2 stores a terminating terminal number corresponding...
US-5,701,412 Telecommunications service control method in intelligent network
A trigger is armed to a predetermined detection point (DP) of a basic call state model controlled for each call by a switching system so that a service control...
US-5,700,149 Method of personal verification for an in-resident system for administrating course material
An in-resident system for administering a course of study using a central data processor having access to a program and using residential/business scale...
US-5,699,527 Method and system for processing loan
A loan processing system to aid a potential loan applicant preparing the necessary financial statement, loan application, and business plan to apply for a...
US-5,696,907 System and method for performing risk and credit analysis of financial service applications
The present invention discloses a method and system for performing risk and credit analysis of financial service applications with a neural network. The neural...
US-5,696,342 Tone waveform generating method and apparatus based on software
A method of generating a tone waveform using a CPU is provided which prevents or minimizes operational delays of other software processing that is executed...
US-5,692,999 Method and apparatus for business forms processing
A system for stacking continuous folded forms or web coming from a folder and separator and moving to a conveyor. A table is positioned adjacent and in line with...
US-5,692,181 System and method for generating reports from a computer database
A system and method for generating a report for a user which allows the user to make decisions, without requiring the user to understand or interpret data...
US-5,692,155 Method and apparatus for suspending multiple duplex pairs during back up processing to insure storage devices...
A data storage system atomically suspends multiple duplex pairs across either a single storage subsystem or multiple storage subsystems. The duplex pairs are...
US-5,687,903 Envelope sheet and method of processing
The present invention is an envelope sheet capable of being automatically printed and formed into a standard business envelope using a high-speed separate sheet...
US-5,684,965 Automated billing consolidation system and method
An automated method and system for consolidating a plurality of individual company charges for a customer with different periodic company billing and payment due...
US-5,683,222 Method for taking up articles
Method and device for taking up articles. The apparatus or device comprises a vehicle running on tracks and mounted to the vehicle are a tilting member, a...
US-5,682,525 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-5,681,330 Sterile occlusion fasteners and instrument and method for their placement
A clip applier and method for ligating a tissue structure is provided. The applier has a two stage actuation. In the first stage, a tissue structure is...
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