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Publication numberUS3439341 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 15, 1969
Filing dateAug 9, 1965
Priority dateAug 9, 1965
Publication numberUS 3439341 A, US 3439341A, US-A-3439341, US3439341 A, US3439341A
InventorsDolby James L, Resnikoff Howard L
Original AssigneeLockheed Aircraft Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Hyphenation machine
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April 15, 1969 DOLBY ET AL HYPHENATION MACHINE Sheet Filed Aug. 9, 1965 oNdI INVENTORS. JAMES L. DOLBY g$WARD L. RESNIKOFF Agent April 15, 1969 3.1.. DOLBY ET AL 3,439,341

HYPHENATION MACHINE Filed Aug. 9, 1965 Sheet 7 of 2s lNPUTS FRDM CELLS OF 205 SHIFT 2 REGISTER a k VOWG O 6 a vowel 1 I-- a; vowel a; a 1!; B 3 Vowel 6) B VOWEL og 8: VOWGI B2 (V) 3 vowel V B; 5 B B vowel B. a vowel 2A 207M :1, weak consonant 0 l3 B weak consononl a SEQ-I2 B week consonant ggsammfls AK l consommv CELLS B ng B #weok consononl In B. #VIBOKCOIISODOM B, oll consononls 208 Fig '3 mcludlnq G and G l B CONSDNANT 6 LOGIC Fon l 2 {3 CELL a, ol| consononls Fig mcludmg G ond G 6 la cousounn'r G5 LOGIC FOR G:



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INVENTORS. JAMES L. DOLBY EIgWARD L.RESN|KOFF btg ent April 15, 1969 DOLBY ET AL 3,439,341

HYPHENATION MACHINE Filed Aug. 9, 1965 Sheet /5 of 26 INVENTORS 22l JAMES L. DOLBY HOWARD L. RESNIKOFF By i Z A April 15, 1969 J, DOLBY ET AL 3,439,341

HYPHENATION MACHINE Filed Aug. 9. 1965 Sheet /7 of 26 83-1: BB E FIG..7


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U.S. Classification400/7, 382/229, 400/6
International ClassificationB41B27/28, G06F17/26, B41B27/00, B41B27/36
Cooperative ClassificationG06F17/26, B41B27/36, B41B27/28
European ClassificationB41B27/28, G06F17/26, B41B27/36