Palo Alto Research Center


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Palo Alto Research Center

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Other partners include Palo Alto Research Center, a subsidiary of Xerox; Corning IntelliSense, a MEMS foundry and software company; Microscan, a data acquisition firm; and Coventor, a MEMS software company.
Out of its Palo Alto Research Center, known by the acronym PARC, Xerox's famous laboratory perched above Stanford, company researchers have conceived many mind-boggling--and breakthrough--inventions.
Such inks, developed independently by teams at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge and Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center in California, contain particles that change a pixel's color--say, from black to white--when exposed to an electric current (SN: 6/20/98, p.
Brown was, until recently, the director of Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) -- birthplace of the computer mouse, the graphical user interface, and the Ethernet -- and Duguid is Brown's colleague at PARC and is a social theorist and historian at the University of California, Berkeley.
With Site Lens Studio, interactive maps can be applied to any Web site or online collection of in formation Using the Site Lens Studio design environment, a designer or Webmaster without programming expertise, can now create design, and publish a Site Lens map Based on the Inxight Hyperbolic Tree technology invented at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Site Lens map is a lightweight Java applet that visually represents the underlying data content on a Web site in an interactive and intuitive way.
A Stanford University linguist and principal scientist at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Nunberg is constantly attuned to the cacophony of new words reshaping the English language.
Bobrow is a research fellow in the Intelligent Systems Laboralory at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.
Huberman of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in California.
McColough also became enamored of something he called "an architecture of information," and in 1970 he commissioned the creation of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) to try to figure out what that grandiose phrase meant.
The mere possibility of developing such far-reaching capabilities makes nanotechnology a real issue today, says Ralph Merkle, a computer scientist at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center.
Scientists and engineers at Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and the Palo Alto Research Center, its wholly-owned subsidiary, received 558 U.
In its present form as a program written in the Cedar computer language and running on a dorado computer built for research at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Viewpoint is limited to a single screenful of pixels.

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