05951640 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 8 patents.

A data identification and retrieval method and apparatus is disclosed. The method is implemented with the aid of a computer program or programs that operate a computer network (10) for permitting a user to easily identify and retrieve data from files stored on any computer (14, 16, 18, 20) in the network regardless of the location of the computers, the format of the data and the storage medium on which the data is stored.

Title
Method and apparatus for creating condition sets and extraction programs to identify and retrieve data from files in a network
Application Number
8/801375
Publication Number
5951640
Application Date
February 19, 1997
Publication Date
September 14, 1999
Inventor
Joseph Griffin Laura
Plano
TX, US
Agent
Bruce C McClelland
Harley R Ball
Assignee
Sprint Communications Co
MO, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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