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Dr. David Stork

Chief Scientist, Ricoh Innovations

To define creative genius, one really needs to look no further than Dr. David G. Stork, chief scientist of Ricoh Innovations, Menlo Park, California. This IP Visionary has 40 patents ranging from machine learning to digital imaging to optics and image processing. With a B.S. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.S. and PhD in physics from the University of Maryland, College Park, Dr. Stork has also taught and lectured in a wide array of areas, including: mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer science, statistics, and art and art history.

Some of Dr. Stork’s books include HAL's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality (MIT Press, 1996); Computer image Analysis in the Study of Art (SPIE, 2008); Speechreading by Humans and Machines: Models, Systems and Applications (Springer-Verlag, 1996); and The Physics of Sound (Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1982; 2nd edition, 1994; 3rd edition, 2004)

Dr. Stork is a named inventor on the following U.S. patents:

1. 5,157,275 "Circuit employing logical gates for calculating activation function derivatives on stochastically-encoded signals," David G. Stork and Ronald C. Keesing

2. 5,245,696 "Evolution and learning in neural networks: the number and distribution of learning trials affect the rate of evolution," David G. Stork and Ronald C. Keesing

3. 5,268,684 "Apparatus for a neural network one-out-of-N encoder/decoder," James Allen and David G. Stork

4. 5,337,362 "Method and apparatus for placing data onto plain paper," Michael J. Gormish, Mark Peairs and David G. Stork

5. 5,412,670 "N-bit parity neural network encoder," David G. Stork and James Allen

6. 5,471,207 "Compression of palettized images and binarization for bitwise coding of M-ary alphabets," Ahmad Zandi, David G. Stork and James Allen

7. 5,497,236 "Method and apparatus for distortion correction of scanned images," Gregory J. Wolff and David G. Stork

8. 5,586,215 "Neural network acoustic and visual speech recognition system," David G. Stork, Gregory J. Wolff and Earl I. Levine

9. 5,588,090 "Signal processing apparatus," Toshiyuki Furuta, Shuji Motomura, Takahiro Watanabe and David G. Stork

10. 5,621,858 "Neural network acoustic and visual speech recognition system training method and apparatus," David G. Stork and Gregory J. Wolff

11. 5,636,326 "Method for operating an optimal weight pruning apparatus for designing artificial neural networks," David G. Stork and Babak Hassibi

12. 5,642,341 "CD ROM apparatus for improved tracking and signal sensing," David G. Stork

13. 5,671,282 "Method and apparatus for document verification and tracking," Gregory J. Wolff, David G. Stork and K. Venkatesh Prasad

14. 5,680,481 "Facial feature extraction method and apparatus for a neural network acoustic and visual speech recognition system," K. Venkatesh Prasad and David G. Stork

15. 5,692,048 "Method and apparatus for sending secure facsimile transmissions and certified facsimile transmissions," Michael J. Gormish, Gregory J. Wolff, David G. Stork, Peter E. Hart and Yoshio Kawajiri

16. 5,694,228 "Document image processor with defect detection," Mark Peairs, Mark Cullen, James Allen and David G. Stork

17. 5,710,816 "Method and apparatus for ensuring receipt of voicemail messages," David G. Stork and Nancy P. Stork

18. 5,771,306 "Method and apparatus for extracting speech related facial features for use in speech recognition systems," David G. Stork, Gregory J. Wolff and Earl Isaac Levine

19. 5,781,914 "Converting documents, with links to other electronic information, between hardcopy and electronic formats," David G. Stork and K. Venkatesh Prasad

20. 5,806,036 "Speechreading using facial feature parameters from a non-direct frontal view of the speaker," David G. Stork

21. 5,818,966 "Method and apparatus for encoding color information on a monochrome document," K. Venkatesh Prasad and David G. Stork

22. 5,963,930 "Apparatus and method for enhancing transfer function non-linearities in pulse frequency encoded neurons," David G. Stork and Ronald Craig Keesing

23. 6,073,118 "Method for performing secure financial transactions using facsimile transmissions," Michael J. Gormish, Peter E. Hart, David G. Stork and Gregory J. Wolff

24. 6,081,261 "Manual entry interactive paper and electronic document handling and processing system," Gregory J. Wolff and David G. Stork

25. 6,104,380 "Direct pointing apparatus for digital displays," David G. Stork and Gregory J. Wolff

26. 6,181,329 "Method and apparatus for tracking a hand-held writing instrument with multiple sensors that are calibrated by placing the writing instrument in predetermined positions with respect to the writing surface," David G. Stork, Michael Angelo and Gregory J. Wolff

27. 6,201,903 "Method and apparatus for pen-based faxing," Gregory J. Wolff, David G. Stork and Michael Angelo

28. 6,212,296 "Method and apparatus for transforming sensor signals into graphical images," David G. Stork, Michael Angelo and Gregory J. Wolff

29.  6,457,026 "System to facilitate reading a document," Jamey Graham and David G. Stork

30. 6,492,981 "Calibration of a system for tracking a writing instrument with multiple sensors," David G. Stork, Michael Angelo and Gregory J. Wolff

31. 6,574,375 "Method for detecting inverted text images on a digital scanning device," John F. Cullen, David G. Stork, Peter Hart and Koichi Ejiri

32. 6,804,659 "Content based web advertising," Jamey Graham and David G. Stork

33. 6,879,967 "Method and apparatus for open data collection," David G. Stork

34. 7,124,093 "Method, system and computer code for content based web advertising," Jamey Graham, David G. Stork and Chuck Lam

35. 7,120,699 "Document controlled workflow systems and methods," David G. Stork and Rob van Glabbeek

36. 7,292,728 "A block quantization method for color halftoning," Maya Rani Gupta, Michael J. Gormish, Kathrin Berkner and David G. Stork

37. 7,356,611 "Method and apparatus for permissions based active document workflow," David G. Stork, Rob Jan van Glabbeek and Stephen R. Savitzky

38. 7,395,501 "Techniques for annotating portions of a document relevant to concepts of interest," David G. Stork and Jamey Graham

39. 7,616,841 "End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems," M. Dirk Robinson and David G. Stork

40. 7,692,709 "End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems with adjustable optical cutoff frequency," M. Dirk Robinson and David G. Stork

Intellirights sincerely thanks Dr. Stork and Ricoh Innovations for this opportunity to discuss his vast works and share his insight.

For more information on Dr. David Stork and Rich Innovations, please go to http://rii.ricoh.com/~stork/

 


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