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The object of the present invention is to provide a photolithography process for use in the photolithography system compensated based upon the calibrating parameter values which are fresh and not obsolete, by determining whether a predetermined time period expires from the time when the calibrating parameter values are...
A signal processor for use in a small, lightweight radar-guided missile to provide a discrete Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) on received radar return signals. The radar return signal are converted into a sequence of binary digits enabling a simple decoder to perform complex addition and subtraction processing, thereby mi...
An apparatus for driving a lifter reel in a machine for wet processing of fabric in endless rope form having a jet for directing a flow of liquid to the fabric rope to cause circulation thereof is disclosed and contains a rotatable lifter reel upstream of the jet and over which the fabric rope travels to the jet. The a...
A data processing system is described, having a buffering mechanism for buffering data between two processes. The buffering mechanism includes a container table consisting of a number of data storage containers, an allocation list indicating which containers are free, and a communication list indicating which container...
A monaural signal to artificial stereo signals converting and processing circuit for headphones comprises, a circuit which converts a monaural signal into artificial stereo signals, a circuit which adds localizing information of imaginary sources to the artificial stereo signals thus obtained, and a circuit which adds ...
An information processing unit that can switch between a simultaneous display state of the same screen by a CRT display and a liquid crystal display and a display state by only the liquid crystal display, by using a display frequency suitable for each of the display state without the necessity for re-activation of a sy...
A module-based apparatus for automatically processing thin sheet material is provided. The individual modules perform the tasks necessary for processing the sheet material. They are connected with one another and with a control device in such a way that data can be transmitted between all components. Additionally a saf...
A substrate-processing method comprising transporting a substrate to pass through a plurality of processing spaces communicated with each other while processing said substrate in each processing space, characterized in that based on an inner pressure of (a) one of said plurality of processing spaces, said inner pressur...
A storage controller for independently controlling the transfer of vectors of data into and out of a memory from a plurality of input devices and a digital signal processor capable of performing complex arithmetic functions. Program instructions, stored in the memory of the storage controller, specify the sequence of v...
The performance of a multi-microprocessor implemented data processing system that emulates a mainframe system is enhanced and optimized in view of space and power constraints for purposes of address translation by providing RAM-based storage means of predetermined depth and width to function as a page address table. Th...
A display data processing device for processing bar code data displayed on a display screen such as a television monitor by an interlaced scanning process includes a photosensor for reading bar code data displayed on the screen, a counter circuit for counting the coded data bits read by the photosensor means to determi...
A midplane printed circuit board having a plurality of first connectors operable to receive a plurality of web server processing cards is provided. A plurality of second connectors operable to receive a plurality of network interface cards may also be provided. Printed circuitry associated with the midplane printed cir...
A set of representative subpopulations of a dataset such as a set of depth related formation log responses is selected by (a) classifying the dataset into n=a disjoint clusters; (b) determining discriminant function for the thus produced n=a disjoint clusters; (c) generating a measure respresentative of agreement/disag...
An electrostatic chuck includes a pair of electrodes having different polarities; and a dielectric film, formed on top surfaces of the pair of electrodes, on which a sample is to be electrostatically attracted and held when a DC voltage is applied between the pair of electrodes; wherein the respective amounts of electr...
A marking assembly for marking feature locations of a material and an automated processing system that uses input from the marking assembly to process the material. Feature locations such as defect positions and the size of the material are measured with an optical measuring device. The optical measuring device sends a...
The present invention relates to an outer-diameter blade, an inner-diameter blade and cutting machines which respectively use the outer-diameter blade and the inner-diameter blade for cutting hard material, such as metal, ceramics, semiconductor single crystal, glass, quartz crystal, stone, asphalt or concrete, and a c...
An information processing apparatus for communicating information with an information device. The information processing apparatus accesses virtual device image data representing an image of the information device, obtains status information representing a status of the information device from the information device th...
Flaps, tucks, panels, tabs, walls and analogous parts of paper or cardboard blanks which are to be converted into packets, cartons or otherwise configurated receptacles for smokers' products are bonded to each other by patches, strips or otherwise configurated films or layers of adhesive which is applied to a surfa...
A data processing system for facilitating merchant transactions includes a computer for processing data, and a storage device for storing data processed by the computer. Data regarding the purchase by a purchaser of merchandise from a merchant for a specified amount of money is entered into the computer. Monetary point...
A compiler method is disclosed which defines a data flow for a specific complex function to be executed on a plurality of data processing elements in a distributed processing system, by means of defining a plurality of control blocks which are associated with each task. The control blocks are in relocatable code so tha...
An apparatus for processing the ends of a coaxial high frequency cable, which has a tubular inner conductor, a dielectric enclosing the same, a tubular outer conductor arranged over the same concentrically to the inner conductor, and a sheath of insulation material enclosing the outer conductor. The apparatus includes ...
Improved pneumatically operated yarn threading mechanisms are provided for textile yarn processing machines, such as a two-for-one twister or the like, having spindle assemblies each including a rotor mechanism with a yarn passageway extending along the axis of the spindle assembly and radially out, a stationary carrie...
A method and apparatus for processing a data packet of an Ethernet switch system in which packet information is transferred from a first device to a second device on the basis of field information of a packet inputted through an Ethernet, including the steps of: detecting a first address from a packet inputted to a pre...
A diagnostic and parity generation arrangement is disclosed for use with a pair of duplicated processing units operating in synchronism. A distinct parity generator is associated with the "output bus" of each processor for indicating the parity of the information thereon. When a peripheral address register is l...
Linking addresses of microinstructions contained in a control memory of a microprogrammed data processing system are determined. The system includes storage elements for predetermined signals and an address register. Each microinstruction includes a preparation phase followed by an execution phase. The microinstruction...
A method for holding a cathode-ray tube in a fixed position during processing utilizes mounting lugs attached to the tube. The apparatus includes a platform having a plurality of legs positioned to support, respectively, the ends of the mounting lugs. Each of the legs has a recess therein aligned with an aperture in th...
An image processing apparatus for half-tone processing input image data having different resolutions by using a dither matrix consisting of a plurality of threshold values is disclosed. The apparatus includes an input device to input image data; a high-resolution dither processing unit to half-tone process the image da...
A method of processing seismic signals for the analysis of moveout is presented in which waves are transmitted in a medium, reflected, received by receivers and recorded in the form of seismic traces. A string of N integers is defined having indices j lying between two limits (j min , j max ) and representative of the ...
A processing unit for executing parallel cumulative absolute difference operations in a first mode, and an inner product operation in a second mode, includes an input bus group for receiving first input data, second input data, and third input data. A plurality of processor elements are coupled to the input bus group, ...
A bleaching composition is a mixture of two ferric complexes with two different aminopolycarboxylic acid complexing ligands. The first complex is formed of a biodegradable aminopolycarboxylic acid, and acts as the primary bleaching agent. The second complex is formed of a less biodegradable aminopolycarboxylic acid, an...
In an energy subtraction processing for radiation images, a plurality of stimulable phosphor sheets laid one upon the other are simultaneously exposed to a radiation of high energy passing through an object, and then a different stimulable phosphor sheet is exposed to a radiation of low energy passing through the same ...
The present invention provides an improved graphical user interface (GUI) component for presenting mixed mode inputs. A GUI component disclosed as a mixed mode input box according to the present invention permits easier selection within the GUI component of an input among mixed mode inputs such as numeric inputs within...
A data processing system on an integrated circuit 42 with microprocessor 1 and peripheral devices 60-61 is provided with an emulation unit 50 which allows debugging and emulation of integrated circuit 42 when connected to an external test system 51. Microprocessor 1 has in instruction execution pipeline which has sever...
A method and apparatus in a data processing system for multiple bus arbitration, wherein the data processing system includes a first bus connected to a second bus by a bridge. In response to receiving a request for a target device from a master device connected to a first bus, a determination is made as to whether the ...
A delta-sigma analog/digital converter is provided for operating in the analog domain to generate a digital value that is to be processed by a digital signal processor (DSP) (26) to provide on the output a digital output. Each data node in each processing element in the DSP (26) is mirrored by the way of a correspondin...
A method and apparatus for monitoring the operation of a rotary drum such as a rotary kiln while engaged in thermal processing of fine grained materials such as cement which involves measuring the temperature distribution existing instantaneously during such processing by means of one or more sensors which are not in c...
In a digital echo canceller using an impulse response filter, an interpolating and synchronizing circuit is used to couple the received digital signals from the four-wire circuit to the input of the filter. The interpolation and synchronization circuit generates signals having values between the values of received digi...