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T. J. Watson Research Center (remotely from Minneapolis)
  

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2018

Method and system for continued navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles beyond restricted airspace boundaries
Erickson, Thomas D and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja
US Patent App. 15/234,189
Abstract


2017

Unmanned aerial vehicle coupling apparatus for drone coupling with vehicles
Erickson, Thomas D and Gordon, Michael S and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja
US Patent App. 15/178,241
Abstract

Modifying Behavior of Autonomous Vehicle Based on Advanced Predicted Behavior Analysis of Nearby Drivers
Erickson, Thomas D and Pickover, Clifford A and Walcott, Aisha and Weldemariam, Komminist
US Patent App. 15/251,104
Abstract

Dynamic management system, method, and recording medium for cognitive drone-swarms
Erickson, Thomas David and Feris, Rogerio Schmidt and Pickover, Clifford A
US Patent 9,651,945
Abstract


2016

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-based system for creating foam splint
K. Weldemariam, M. Vukovic, T. Erickson, C. Pickover
US 15/222574 Patent

Creation and use of closely-matched groups to aid in initiating and sustaining behavioral change
Erickson, Thomas and Farrell, Robert G and Kellogg, Wendy A
US Patent 9,514,495
Abstract


2015

Applying tacit knowledge to iteratively refine datasets
Ellis, Jason B and Erickson, Thomas D and Malkin, Peter K and McAuliffe, Kevin P
US Patent App. 14/974,558
Abstract

Drone delivery of coffee based on a cognitive state of an individual
Erickson, Thomas David and Feris, Rogerio S and Pickover, Clifford A and Vukovic, Maja
US Patent App. 14/978,620
Abstract

Privacy protecting sensing devices
Bellamy, Rachel KE and Erickson, Thomas D
US Patent App. 14/941,912
Abstract

Natural language processor for providing natural language signals in a natural language output
Erickson, Thomas D and Farrell, Robert G
US Patent App. 14/965,368
Abstract


2014

Managing the progressive legible obfuscation and de-obfuscation of public and quasi-public broadcast messages
Erickson, Thomas D and Levine, David W
US Patent 8,914,859
Abstract

Digital media voice tags in social networks
Bailey, Mark and Christensen, James E and Danis, Catalina M and Ellis, Jason B and Erickson, Thomas D and Farrell, Robert G and Kellogg, Wendy A
US Patent 8,903,847
Abstract


2012

Distributed software framework for defining and managing geo-task campaigns
Erickson, Thomas D and Terveen, Loren
US Patent App. 13/440,460
Abstract


2011

Social bookmarking for interactive services
Bailey, Mark and Christensen, James E and Ellis, Jason B and Erickson, Thomas D and Farrell, Robert G and Kellogg, Wendy A
US Patent App. 12/715,921
Abstract

METHOD FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC PROCESS STEP ANNOTATIONS
Peter K. Malkin, Thomas D. Erickson, Wendy A. Kellogg, Brent Tzion Hailpern, Lawrence D. Bergman, Vittorio Castelli, Daniel A. Oblinger
US Patent 7,962,847

US Patent 7,962,847: Method for providing dynamic process step annotations
P K Malkin, T D Erickson, W A Kellogg, B T Hailpern, L D Bergman, V Castelli, D A Oblinger

Multiple perspective activity map display
T D Erickson, P K Malkin, T Wolf
US Patent 7,895,268


2010

Privacy-preserving method for skimming of data from a collaborative infrastructure
Catalina M Danis, Thomas D Erickson, Mary E Helander, Wendy A Kellogg, Rhonda Rosenbaum, David S Singer, Calvin B Swart
US Patent App. 12/723,193


2009

Articulation Workload Metrics
Danis, Catalina Maria and Dietrich, Brenda Lynn and Erickson, Thomas David and Gospodinoff, Pia T and Helander, Mary Elizabeth and Kellogg, Wendy Anne and Paraszczak, Jurij Rostyslav and Rosenbaum, Rhonda
US Patent App. 12/123,743
Abstract


2008

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTING WITH PARTICIPANTS OF A FUTURE EVENT
J E Christensen, T D Erickson, P K Malkin, J T Richards, J Sussman
US Patent App. 12/181,530


2007

Method and system for marketplace social proxies
T D Erickson, P K Malkin, others
US Patent 7,249,180


2006




2005


System and method for providing dynamic process step annotations
P K Malkin, T D Erickson, W A Kellogg, B T Hailpern, L D Bergman, V Castelli, D A Oblinger
US Patent App. 20,070/094,590

User-defined online interaction method and device
R K E Bellamy, J B Ellis, T D Erickson, W A Kellogg, M R Laff, P K Malkin, J T Richards, S Y Philip, others
US Patent 6,944,655

Method for translucent online interaction
R K E Bellamy, J B Ellis, T D Erickson, W A Kellogg, M R Laff, P K Malkin, J T Richards, S Y Philip, T Wolf, others
US Patent 6,970,931




2004

SOCIAL NETWORK SURFING
P K Malkin, T D Erickson, W A Kellogg
US Patent App. 10/707,917


2003

Agenda-driven meetings
T D Erickson, W A Kellogg, P K Malkin, T L Wolf
US Patent App. 10/628,217



2001

System and method for a distributed social proxy
T D Erickson, P K Malkin, T Wolf
US Patent App. 09/808,211


1994

User interface system having programmable user interface elements
L J Vertelney, T D Erickson, S J Mountford, J A Thompson-Rohrlich, G B Salomon, Y Y Wong, D S Venolia, K M Gomoll, E A Hulteen, others
US Patent 5,341,293


1993

US Patent 5,202,828: User interface system having programmable user interface elements
L J Vertelney, T D Erickson, S J Mountford, J A Thompson-Rohrlich, G B Salomon, Y Y Wong, D S Venolia, K M Gomoll, E A Hulteen, others