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Wolfgang Stephan: Expanded inverted index. SAP, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P C, December 12, 2006: US07149748 (68 worldwide citation)

Indexing documents is accomplished by generating an inverted index for a collection of one or more documents. The inverted index includes an inverted list for an index term appearing in one or more of the documents in the collection, and one or more postings. A posting includes a document identifier ...


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Alexander Renz, Ye Chen: Inventory early warning agent with correction by error correlation calculation. SAP, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 29, 2007: US07222786 (67 worldwide citation)

An inventory agent operating on software includes instructions operable to cause a programmable processor to receive inventory data relating to stock in an inventory. The inventory data includes planned inventory data and actual inventory data. The instructions are operable to cause the programmable ...


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Matthias Kruse, Nicolai Jordt, Dirk Wodtke: Universal worklist service and user interface. SAP, Fountainhead Law Group PC, July 12, 2011: US07979296 (66 worldwide citation)

Work items are collected from one or more work item providers for presentation to a workflow participant. A work item provider is typically a workflow management system (“WFMS”), but other providers of work items might exist that generate work items and may or may not have their own local worklist. ...


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Hermann Lueckhoff, Ramprasad Rai: Session coupling. Sap Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, January 30, 2007: US07171478 (64 worldwide citation)

Various implementations for session coupling in a distributed computing system are provided. In one implementation, a first server entity receives a transmission having an identifiable user context from a client entity. In response, the first server entity creates a first session that is related to ...


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Brian Willis: User collaboration through discussion forums. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, December 4, 2007: US07305436 (63 worldwide citation)

Systems for providing content to multiple users are described, where the systems identify individual content elements within the content, and provide a discussion forum linked to each of the content elements. As one of the users views the content and associated content elements, the user has the opt ...


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Rainer Brendle, Frank Brunswig, Josef Dietl, Rolf Krane, Juergen Remmel, Stephan Ritter, Johannes Viegener: Self-describing business objects. SAP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 12, 2009: US07533103 (62 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, that include representing, in a repository, services from a server, the services including interacting with one or more collections of data elements using a set of operations on the data elements in the collections, the repository comprisin ...


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Andreas Wolber, Bernd Follmeg: Techniques for establishing a connection with a message-oriented middleware provider, using information from a registry. SAP, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 7, 2014: US08626878 (61 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system are provided for a Message-Oriented Middleware (MOM) provider having multiple logical MOM server instances. In an embodiment, the MOM provider having multiple logical MOM server instances is implemented on an application server. Each MOM server instance may include a ...


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Peter S Ebert: Robot system using virtual world. Sap Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, August 29, 2006: US07099745 (60 worldwide citation)

A robot system, operable to perform a task, is integrated on a robot with a sensor, a control module, and a virtual world. The virtual world represents a generic continuum including a collection of information replicating the spatial and temporal properties of a number of articles and related circum ...


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Martin Preiss: Kanban control cycle system. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, July 29, 2008: US07406358 (60 worldwide citation)

Modeling a process chain includes mapping processes in the process chain to control cycles, defining states for the control cycles, and defining couplings between states in different control cycles such that a state change in one control cycle causes a state change in another control cycle. The cont ...


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Gert Rusch, Thomas Raupp, Ulrich Marquard, Uwe Inhoff: Method, computer program product and computer system for a single database system to support multiple application systems. SAP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner, June 24, 2008: US07392236 (59 worldwide citation)

The invention allows multiple application systems to use a single database system. The database system is divided into at least a first memory portion and a second memory portion. The memory portions are disjunctive. The database system stores a first assignment of a first profile to the first memor ...