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Patents issued to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, whose inventors were in the Department of Computer Science at the time of issue (listed, by type, in reverse chronological order). For information about licensing the technology contained in these patents, contact Timothy L. Quigg, Associate Chairman for Administration and Finance, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 3175, 104 Sitterson Hall, Chapel Hill, N.C., 27599-3175; Phone: (919) 962-1777; Fax: (919) 962-1799, or the Office of Technology Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 4105, 308 Bynum Hall, Chapel Hill, N.C., 27599-4105; Phone: (919) 966-3929; Fax: (919) 962-0646.

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Active Patents

Pat. No.: 7,627,861
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for identifying computer program source code constructs
Date: 1 December 2009
Inventors: Jason McColm Smith, Paul David Stotts

Pat. No.: 7,447,209
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for modeling and simulating application-level traffic characteristics in a network based on transport and network layer header information
Date: 4 November 2008
Inventors: Kevin Jeffay, Felix Hernandez-Campos, F. Donelson Smith, Andrew B. Nobel

Pat. No.: 7,385,708
Title: Methods and systems for laser based real-time structured light depth extraction
Date: 10 June 2008
Inventors: Jeremy D. Ackerman, Kurtis P. Keller

Pat. No.: 7,200,251
Title: Methods and systems for modeling objects and object image data using medial atoms
Date: 3 April 2007
Inventors: Sarang Joshi, Edward L. Chaney, Stephen M. Pizer, Thomas P. Fletcher, and Andrew Thall

Pat. No.: 7,191,092
Title: Methods and systems for controlling motion of and tracking a mechanically unattached probe
Date: 13 March 2007
Inventors: Leandra Vicci and Richard Superfine

Pat. No.: 7,189,969
Title: Methods and systems for controlling motion of and tracking a mechanically unattached probe
Date: 13 March 2007
Inventors: Leandra Vicci and Richard Superfine

Pat. No.: 7,182,465
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for imperceptibly embedding structured light patterns in projected color images for display on planar and non-planar surfaces
Date: 27 February 2007
Inventors: Henry Fuchs, Daniel Cotting, Martin Naef, and Markus Gross

Pat. No.: 7,119,645
Title: Methods and Systems for Controlling Motion of and Tracking a Mechanically Unattached Probe
Date: 10 October 2006
Inventors: Leandra Vicci and Richard Superfine

Pat. No.: 7,068,274
Title: System and Method for Animating Real Objects With Projected Images
Date: 27 June 2006
Inventors: Greg Welch, Kok-Lim Low, and Ramesh Raskar

Pat. No.: 6,960,984
Title: Methods and systems for reactively compensating magnetic current loops
Date: 1 November 2005
Inventors: Leandra Vicci, Wayne Dettloff

Pat. No.: 6,930,681
Title: System and Method for Registering Multiple Images with Three-Dimensional Objects
Date: 16 August 2005
Inventors: Greg Welch, Ramesh Raskar, and Kok-Lim Low

Pat. No.: 6,756,993
Title: Methods and apparatus for rendering images using 3D warping techniques
Date: 29 June 2004
Inventors: Voicu Popescu, Anselmo Lastra, John Eyles

Pat. No.: 6,720,855
Title: Magnetic Flux Conduits
Date: 13 April 2004
Inventor: Leandra Vicci

Pat. No.: 6,690,816
Title: Systems and methods for tubular object processing
Date: 10 February 2004
Inventors: Stephen R. Aylward, Elizabeth Bullitt, Daniel Fritsch, Stephen M. Pizer

Pat. No.: 6,677,956
Title: Method for cross-fading intensities of multiple images of a scene for seamless reconstruction
Date: 13 January 2004
Inventors: Ramesh Raskar, Gregory F. Welch, Kok-Lim Low

Pat. No.: 6,556,628
Title: Methods and systems for transmitting and receiving differential signals over a plurality of conductors
Date: 29 April 2003
Inventors: John Poulton, Stephen Tell, Robert Palmer

Pat. No.: 6,503,195
Title: Methods and Systems for Real-time Structured Light Depth Extraction and Endoscope
Date: 7 January 2003
Inventors: Kurtis Keller, Jeremy Ackerman, Michael Rosenthal, Henry Fuchs,
and Andrei State.

Pat. No.: 6,424,351
Title: Methods and systems for producing three-dimensional images using relief textures
Date: 23 July 2002
Inventors: Thomas Bishop, Manuel M. de Oliveira Neto

Pat. No.: 6,175,329
Title: Automatic Emergency and Position Indicator
Date: 16 January 2001
Inventor: Leandra Vicci

Pat. No.: 6,131,078
Title: Method for design verification of hardware and non-hardware systems
Date: 10 October 2000
Inventor: David Plaisted

Pat. No.: 6,064,749
Title: Hybrid Tracking for Augmented Reality Using both Camera Motion Detection and Landmark Tracking
Date: 16 May 2000
Inventors: Gentaro Hirota and Andrei State

Pat. No.: 5,926,568
Title: Image Object Matching Using Core Analysis and Deformable Shape Loci
Date: 20 July 1999
Inventors: Edward L. Chaney, Daniel S. Fritsch, Stephen M. Pizer, Valen Johnson, and Alyson G. Wilson

Pat. No.: 5,892,754
Title: User Controlled Adaptive Flow Control for Packet Networks
Date: April 6, 1999
Inventors: Vachaspathi P. Kompella, James P. Gray, Frank D. Smith, Kevin Jeffay

Pat. No.: 5,870,136
Title: Dynamic Generation of Imperceptible Structured Light for Tracking and Acquisition of Three Dimensional Scene Geometry and Surface Characteristics in Interactive Three Dimensional Computer Graphics Applications
Date: Feb. 9, 1999
Inventors: Henry Fuchs, Mark A. Livingston, Gary Bishop, and Gregory F. Welch

Pat. No.: 5,777,795
Title: Optical path extender for compact imaging display systems
Date: July 7, 1998
Inventors:Colucci, D'Nardo

Pat. No.: 5,610,765
Title: Optical Path Extender for Compact Imaging Display Systems
Date: Mar. 11, 1997
Inventor: D'nardo Colucci

Pat. No.: 5,481,669
Title: Architecture and Apparatus for Image Generation Utilizing Enhanced Memory Devices
Date: Jan. 2, 1996
Inventors: John W. Poulton, Steven E. Molnar, and John G. Eyles

Pat. No.: 5,387,885
Title: Salphasic Distribution of Timing Signals for the Synchronization of Physically Separated Entities
Date: Feb. 7, 1995
Inventor: Vernon L. Chi

Pat. No.: 5,388,206
Title: Architecture and Apparatus for Image Generation
Date: Feb. 7, 1995
Inventors: John W. Poulton, Steven E. Molnar, and John G. Eyles

Pat. No.: 4,827,445
Title: Image Buffer Having Logic-Enhanced Pixel Memory Cells and Method for Setting Values Therein
Date: May 2, 1989
Inventor: Henry Fuchs

Pat. No.: 4,783,649
Title: VLSI Graphics Display Image Buffer Using Logic Enhanced Pixel Memory Cells
Date: Nov. 8, 1988
Inventors: Henry Fuchs and John W. Poulton

Pat. No.: 4,590,465
Title: Graphics Display System Using Logic-Enhanced Pixel Memory Cells
Date: May 20, 1986
Inventor: Henry Fuchs

Inactive Patents
Pat. No.: 4,607,255
Title: Three Dimensional Display Using a Varifocal Mirror
Date: Aug. 19, 1986
Inventor: Henry Fuchs and Stephen M. Pizer

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