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Jerome D Hudson, Jean Paul Champagne, Mary A Galindo, Cynthia M K Hickerson, Donna R Hickman, Robert P Lockhart, Nancy B Saddler, Patricia A Stange: System and method for accessing enterprise-wide resources by presenting to the resource a temporary credential. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, April 25, 2000: US06055637 (456 worldwide citation)

A resource access control system and method (50) for a corporate enterprise includes a security administrator (60, 62) in communication with a plurality of users (90), each of the users (90) having an assigned role and a unique user identifier. A temporary credential token (52) is generated correlat ...


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Colin P Sheppard: Data analysis system and method. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, February 15, 2000: US06026397 (292 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for analyzing a data file containing a plurality of data records with each data record containing a plurality of parameters is provided. The system (10) includes an input (40) for receiving the data file and a data processor (32) having at least one of several data processing functions ...


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Charnell T Havens: Knowledge management system and method. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, July 13, 1999: US05924072 (214 worldwide citation)

A computer-based knowledge management system (10) includes a database (4, 30) that contains a knowledge item (8) and an activity record (32, 34, 36) that is associated with the knowledge item (8). An accessor (14) accesses the knowledge item (8) and, in response, communicates feedback information (2 ...


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Michael E Oliver: System and method for project management and assessment. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, May 25, 1999: US05907490 (132 worldwide citation)

A system (100) for monitoring and assessing the performance of a project includes a computer (120) and a software program associated with the computer (120), with the software program and computer (120) operable in combination to receive project task data from a project management software file, det ...


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E North Coleman Jr: Method and system for detecting fade transitions in a video signal. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, July 6, 1999: US05920360 (128 worldwide citation)

A method and system for detecting fade transitions in a digital video signal made up of a series of video images is disclosed. In accordance with the method of the invention, a plurality of the video images are segmented into a number of cells wherein each cell comprises a number of pixels having a ...


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Michael F Lynch, Jonathan A Turner: Automated travel planning system. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, January 25, 2000: US06018715 (118 worldwide citation)

An automated travel planning system (10) is provided. The system (10) includes a database (12) which stores information relating to each individual traveler and business entity customer of a travel agency and also information relating to the travel agency itself. This information may include, for ex ...


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Kasra Kasravi, Mary K Schleusener, Barry F Haun: Autonomous knowledge discovery system and method. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, August 3, 1999: US05933818 (107 worldwide citation)

A knowlege discovery system (10) is provided for autonomously discovering knowlege from a database. The system includes a data reduction module (50) which reduces data into one or more clusters. This is accomplished by the use of one or more functions including a genetic clustering function, a hiera ...


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Michael J Rosenzweig, Richard A Altman, Neil P Marcous: Report database system. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, June 27, 2000: US06081810 (105 worldwide citation)

A method is described for storing and retrieving reports from a computer database with control of access to the database and to the reports. The reports are stored in a current database (16) for a selected period of time and are stored in a library database (18) on a permanent basis. The reports are ...


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Carla C Buchanan: Automated processing of travel related expenses. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, December 28, 1999: US06009408 (93 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for facilitating the processing of travel related expenses includes a database (40) which stores a traveler profile (50), a customer profile (52), and a traveler category rule set (56). A controller (36), connected to the database (40), receives travel itinerary information for a trave ...


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Ellen R O Connell: Automated password reset. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, November 23, 1999: US05991882 (83 worldwide citation)

An automated system (10) is provided for resetting a computing system user's log-in password. The automated system (10) includes a database (16) which stores at least one question and corresponding answer received from the user. In response to a request for password reset received from the user, an ...