05450314 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 4 patents.

Data processing methods and apparatus, wherein an object to be appraised is inputted; the inputted object to be appraised is divided into at least one structural elements which are stored in storage unit; information is inputted which indicates an appraisal for the inputted object to be appraised; a combination of elements constituting the object to be appraised is corresponded to the inputted appraisal, and the correspondence is classified into at least one criterions which are stored in the storage means; an arbitrary criterion is selected from among stored criterions; a combination of structural elements is obtained on the basis of the selected criterion; appraisal information is inputted for the obtained combination of structural elements; the correspondence of the obtained combination of structural elements to the appraisal is compared with the selected criterion to identify a criterion; a combination of elements constituting the object to be appraised is created on the basis of the identified criterion; information is inputted for designating elements to be changed and elements not to be changed in the created combination; and a new combination is created on the basis of the designation information.

Title
Data processing methods and apparatus for supporting analysis/judgement
Application Number
7/853515
Publication Number
5450314
Application Date
March 18, 1992
Publication Date
September 12, 1995
Inventor
Hiroaki Oyama
Yokohama
JP
Michitaka Kosaka
Sagamihara
JP
Akira Kagami
Sagamihara
JP
Agent
Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
G06F 19/00
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