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David E Bernard: Multimodal natural language query system and architecture for processing voice and proximity-based queries. The Intellection Group, Clements Bernard Miller, Christopher L Bernard, Lawrence A Baratta Jr, May 20, 2008: US07376645 (228 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a wireless natural language query system, architecture, and method for processing multimodally-originated queries, including voice and proximity-based queries. The natural language query system includes a Web-enabled device including a speech input module for receiving ...


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Brian Branscomb, Darryl Black, James R Perry: Network device identity authentication. Ciena Corporation, Clements Walker, Christopher L Bernard, Tyler S Brown, July 3, 2007: US07240364 (211 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for authenticating the identities of network devices within a telecommunications network. In particular, multiple identifiers associated with a network device are retrieved from and used to identify the network device. Use of multiple identifiers ...


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Darryl Black, Anne K Winiewicz: Internal network device dynamic health monitoring. CIENA Corporation, Dougherty Clements, Christopher L Bernard, Tyler S Brown, November 28, 2006: US07143153 (185 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for internal network device dynamic health monitoring. To increase network device availability, internal network device evaluations of resource attributes are conducted against threshold expressions and network managers are notified of any thresh ...


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Scott E Hrastar: Systems and methods for automated network policy exception detection and correction. AirDefense, Clements Walker, Lawrence A Baratta Jr, Christopher L Bernard, January 22, 2008: US07322044 (168 worldwide citation)


The present invention is directed to systems and methods for automated detection of one or more wireless network policy violations and/or enforcement of such policies. A wireless network policy violation is detected. Associated with the detected violation are one or more wireless network attributes. ...


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David E Bernard: Multimodal natural language query system for processing and analyzing voice and proximity-based queries. The Intellection Group, Clements Bernard PLLC, Christopher L Bernard, Lawrence A Baratta Jr, January 18, 2011: US07873654 (131 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a natural language query system and method for processing and analyzing multimodally-originated queries, including voice and proximity-based queries. The natural language query system includes a Web-enabled device including a speech input module for receiving a voice-b ...


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Peter Pothier, Anne K Winiewicz, Darryl Black: Throttling distributed statistical data retrieval in a network device. Ciena Corporation, Clements Walker, Christopher L Bernard, Tyler S Brown, March 25, 2008: US07349960 (123 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for managing distributed statistical data retrieval in a network device. Periodically, statistical data is gathered by processes on one or more remote cards in a network device and transferred to a central process. The statistical data may compri ...


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Scott E Hrastar, Subra Viswanathan: Personal wireless monitoring agent. AirDefense, Clements Bernard PLLC, Lawrence A Baratta Jr, Christopher L Bernard, June 5, 2012: US08196199 (116 worldwide citation)


An agent for monitoring a wireless device is provided. The agent compares communications against policy guidelines and determines whether a violation of the policy guidelines has been committed, and communicates information about the violation to an authorized user.


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Darryl Black, Thomas R Perry: Accessing network device data through user profiles. CIENA Corporation, Clements Walker, Christopher L Bernard, Tyler S Brown, September 4, 2007: US07266595 (113 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for accessing network device data through user profiles. User profiles may be created by network administrators, and the corresponding user profile data may be stored in a central network management system (NMS) database. When a user requests dat ...


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Andrew Patrick Schultz, David Henry Gilson, Keith Michael Bly, Kelly Donald Fromm, Dennis Lee Weaver: Communicating with a control plane using a forwarding information format and control plane processing of packets devoid of a virtual switch identifier. World Wide Packets, Clements Bernard PLLC, Christopher L Bernard, Lawrence A Baratta Jr, June 12, 2012: US08199750 (106 worldwide citation)


Packet switch operating methods and packet switches receive a plurality of packets using a forwarding plane of the packet switch. Each packet of the plurality conforms to a different one of a plurality of forwarding information formats. The methods and packet switches modify each packet of the plura ...


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Michael Robert LaBlanc, Mark Mitchell Kornfein, Vrinda Rajiv, Jeffrey Paul Norris, Tony Chishao Pan, Hui Gao: Computerized systems and methods for managing project issues and risks. General Electric Company, Christopher L Bernard PLLC, January 6, 2004: US06675127 (96 worldwide citation)


Computerized systems and methods for managing the issues and risks associated with a project including an issue management module operable for creating, storing, and searching a plurality of issues, a risk management module operable for creating, storing, and searching a plurality of risks, a proces ...



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