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A procedure for selecting and storing data elements communicated from a common database to users of the database utilizing a communication link between each transmitter and a concomitant receiver accessible by the user. The transmitted information is augmented with attributes which are used at the receiver to select and then store locally only that information of interest to each receiver's user, wherein the attributes and the user selection pattern determine the criteria for storing information locally. Attributes include: utility of each data element in time; interest categories and level of interest for each of the categories determined for the collective users; repeat time to the data element; and a hyperlink to associated data elements.

Title
Broadcast interactive multimedia system
Application Number
8/346515
Publication Number
5617565
Application Date
November 29, 1994
Publication Date
April 1, 1997
Inventor
Michael A Plotnick
Southampton
PA, US
Larry A Pearlstein
Newtown
PA, US
Joseph E Augenbraun
Princeton
NJ, US
Agent
Michaelson & Wallace
Agent
John T Peoples
Peter L Michaelson
Assignee
Hitachi America
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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