04186438 is referenced by 261 patents and cites 12 patents.

Described is an interactive enquiry system in which a complete data base is contained at a host computer. Local terminal sub-systems are remotely connected to the host with each local sub-system containing a local data base. Each local data base is dynamically maintained so that the most frequently used pages are retained in local storage. If storage space needs to be created, the least frequently used pages are discarded from the local data base.

Title
Interactive enquiry system
Application Number
5/778181
Publication Number
4186438
Application Date
March 16, 1977
Publication Date
January 29, 1980
Inventor
John Simmons
Chandlers Ford
GB
Richard E Sheeler
Winchester
GB
Thomas E Robinson
Romsey
GB
Martin C Pinnell
Winchester
GB
Brian H Middleton
Winchester
GB
Michael L Kingdom Hockings
Chandlers Ford
GB
Paul H Benson
Chandlers Ford
GB
Agent
Karl O Hesse
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 13/06
G06F 7/06
G06F 3/04
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