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JILT
2000
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9 years 11 months ago
Software Patents Pending?
Recent twin decisions of the European Patent Office's Technical Board of Appeal have shifted its stance on software patents significantly. In this paper, I explore the backgr...
Robin Widdison
IADIS
2003
10 years 1 months ago
US Software and Business Method Patents: Stimulus to Innovation or Litigation?
In the US continued and increased issuance of software and business method patents is criticized by many. Some argue that software and business method patents do not stimulate inn...
Vijay K. Vemuri, Vince Bertone
PICS
2000
10 years 1 months ago
A Portable Image Analysis System for Performing In Situ Image Quality Measurements
Traditionally, quantitative image quality analytical methods rely on large hardware in fixed installations. There are many situations when portability is required, where these met...
David Wolin, Yair Kipman
SIGIR
2004
ACM
10 years 5 months ago
The patent retrieval task in the fourth NTCIR workshop
This paper describes the Patent Retrieval Task in the Fourth NTCIR Workshop, and the test collections produced in this task. We perform the invalidity search task, in which each p...
Atsushi Fujii, Makoto Iwayama, Noriko Kando
ECIS
2003
10 years 1 months ago
The impact of software patents on the structure of the software market - a simulation model
The issue of software patents is widely discussed in Europe today. The standard economic rationale for patents is to protect potential innovators from imitation, which ultimately ...
Norman Hoppen, Daniel Beimborn, Wolfgang Köni...
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